The table below looks at the statistics for Big Data skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Big Data
Wales / South Wales
Rank 33 70 51
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -19
Contract jobs citing Big Data 20 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.78% 0.17% 0.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.58% 0.57% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 1 0
Median daily rate £513 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £46.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+1.07% +27.39%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
159 175 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 30.06% 29.66% 29.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 117 97
Median daily rate £425 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £442 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 2
Median hourly rate £19.50 £24.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.40% +8.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing Big Data as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Big Data Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Big Data
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Big Data across the South Wales region.

Big Data Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Big Data
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Big Data across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Big Data Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Big Data
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport - 18 £513 - 1
Cardiff +27 9 £513 +36.66% 4
Big Data
Wales

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Big Data also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 27 (72.97%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (51.35%) Hadoop
2 19 (51.35%) Cloudera
3 18 (48.65%) Apache Spark
4 17 (45.95%) Python
5 13 (35.14%) Scala
5 13 (35.14%) Java
6 12 (32.43%) NoSQL
6 12 (32.43%) HBase
7 11 (29.73%) MapReduce
7 11 (29.73%) MongoDB
7 11 (29.73%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (27.03%) Oracle
8 10 (27.03%) TDD
8 10 (27.03%) Analytics
9 9 (24.32%) Relational Database
9 9 (24.32%) Cloud Foundry
10 8 (21.62%) Mathematics
11 7 (18.92%) R
11 7 (18.92%) Business Analytics
11 7 (18.92%) Teradata
11 7 (18.92%) SAP
12 6 (16.22%) HDFS
12 6 (16.22%) Algorithms
12 6 (16.22%) Data Centre
13 5 (13.51%) Elasticsearch
13 5 (13.51%) Apache Pig
13 5 (13.51%) Apache Hive
13 5 (13.51%) SQL
14 4 (10.81%) Linux

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (48.65%) Apache Spark
2 9 (24.32%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (13.51%) Apache Pig
3 5 (13.51%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (8.11%) Jupyter
5 2 (5.41%) Apache
5 2 (5.41%) SAS
6 1 (2.70%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Stata
2 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.70%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (2.70%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.70%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (51.35%) Hadoop
2 12 (32.43%) HBase
2 12 (32.43%) NoSQL
3 11 (29.73%) MongoDB
4 9 (24.32%) Relational Database
5 5 (13.51%) Apache Hive
6 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
6 2 (5.41%) Pentaho
6 2 (5.41%) QlikView
6 2 (5.41%) RDBMS
6 2 (5.41%) Sqoop
7 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.70%) DataStage
7 1 (2.70%) GIS
7 1 (2.70%) OLAP
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
7 1 (2.70%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 2 (5.41%) Games
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (72.97%) Developer
2 14 (37.84%) Scala Developer
3 9 (24.32%) Java Developer
3 9 (24.32%) Senior Developer
3 9 (24.32%) Senior Java Developer
4 8 (21.62%) Big Data Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Architect
5 4 (10.81%) Big Data Architect
5 4 (10.81%) Big Data Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Data Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Hadoop Architect
5 4 (10.81%) Hadoop Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Cloud Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) Data Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Data Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) Java Scala Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Java Scala Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Scala Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) J2EE
1 2 (5.41%) Kafka
1 2 (5.41%) Play Framework
2 1 (2.70%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Algorithms
1 6 (16.22%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.11%) User Experience
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Linux
2 1 (2.70%) Unix
2 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (72.97%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (29.73%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (29.73%) MapReduce
3 10 (27.03%) Analytics
3 10 (27.03%) TDD
4 8 (21.62%) Mathematics
5 7 (18.92%) Business Analytics
6 3 (8.11%) DevOps
6 3 (8.11%) Load Balancing
6 3 (8.11%) Open Source
6 3 (8.11%) Software Engineering
6 3 (8.11%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (5.41%) ETL
7 2 (5.41%) Machine Learning
7 2 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (5.41%) Scrum
7 2 (5.41%) Statistics
8 1 (2.70%) Data Engineering
8 1 (2.70%) Spatial Analysis
8 1 (2.70%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (45.95%) Python
2 13 (35.14%) Java
2 13 (35.14%) Scala
3 7 (18.92%) R
4 5 (13.51%) SQL
5 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.70%) C
6 1 (2.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (5.41%) Postgraduate
2 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) Degree
3 1 (2.70%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) HDFS
2 2 (5.41%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Hadoop YARN
1 2 (5.41%) Oozie
2 1 (2.70%) Ambari
2 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (51.35%) Cloudera
2 10 (27.03%) Oracle
3 7 (18.92%) SAP
3 7 (18.92%) Teradata
4 4 (10.81%) Splunk
5 2 (5.41%) Hortonworks
6 1 (2.70%) Ab Initio
6 1 (2.70%) Actian
6 1 (2.70%) Cognos
6 1 (2.70%) Informatica
6 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.70%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (2.70%) ParAccel
6 1 (2.70%) Sybase
6 1 (2.70%) Tableau
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