The table below looks at the statistics for Big Data skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 91 101 130
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +29
Contract jobs citing Big Data 46 45 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.68% 1.43% 0.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.74% 6.00% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 36 6
Median daily rate £488 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £310 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £591 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £489 £460 £475
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.92 £54.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-21.24% +45.33%
Big Data
England

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 West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
594 750 761
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.63% 23.78% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 580 493
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £475 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 30
Median hourly rate £41.00 £43.50 £35.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.74% +21.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £22.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £43.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.44 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+49.37% -20.50%

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 the South West

Big Data
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Big Data Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Big Data
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Big Data across the South West region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Big Data Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Big Data
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bristol +7 18 £488 -11.36% 9
Gloucestershire +6 11 £525 -0.70% 5
Dorset - 7 £400 - 1
Wiltshire -15 5 £500 +34.22%
Somerset +22 2 £500 +50.37% 4
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, 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 West region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 47 (46.53%) Java
2 45 (44.55%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (42.57%) Apache Spark
4 31 (30.69%) Amazon AWS
5 30 (29.70%) Hadoop
6 28 (27.72%) Security Cleared
7 27 (26.73%) Finance
8 24 (23.76%) Kafka
9 23 (22.77%) SQL
9 23 (22.77%) DevOps
10 22 (21.78%) DV Cleared
11 21 (20.79%) Cash Management
11 21 (20.79%) JavaScript
11 21 (20.79%) Banking
11 21 (20.79%) Blockchain
12 20 (19.80%) Retail
12 20 (19.80%) HTML
12 20 (19.80%) E-Commerce
13 19 (18.81%) CSS
14 18 (17.82%) Scala
14 18 (17.82%) High Availability
15 17 (16.83%) AngularJS
15 17 (16.83%) .NET
15 17 (16.83%) Linux
15 17 (16.83%) Python
15 17 (16.83%) Data Modelling
15 17 (16.83%) Elasticsearch
16 15 (14.85%) Business Intelligence
16 15 (14.85%) Oracle
16 15 (14.85%) Analytics

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 43 (42.57%) Apache Spark
2 17 (16.83%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (13.86%) Apache
4 5 (4.95%) Confluence
5 3 (2.97%) Apache Pig
5 3 (2.97%) SAS
6 1 (0.99%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.99%) CMS
6 1 (0.99%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.99%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (3.96%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (2.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.99%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 31 (30.69%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (8.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.94%) Amazon Kinesis
3 6 (5.94%) Amazon S3
4 4 (3.96%) Trello
5 1 (0.99%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.99%) BlueKai
5 1 (0.99%) GitHub
5 1 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.92%) DNS
1 8 (7.92%) DSL
1 8 (7.92%) LDAP
2 7 (6.93%) FCAPS
3 2 (1.98%) Internet
4 1 (0.99%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.99%) VoIP
4 1 (0.99%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (29.70%) Hadoop
2 14 (13.86%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (12.87%) NoSQL
4 12 (11.88%) MySQL
4 12 (11.88%) Neo4j
5 11 (10.89%) Apache Cassandra
5 11 (10.89%) Relational Database
5 11 (10.89%) SQL Server
6 9 (8.91%) HBase
7 8 (7.92%) CouchDB
7 8 (7.92%) Parquet
7 8 (7.92%) Redis
8 7 (6.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 6 (5.94%) MongoDB
10 5 (4.95%) OrientDB
11 4 (3.96%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (3.96%) Oracle Database
11 4 (3.96%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (2.97%) Apache Hive
12 3 (2.97%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 9 (8.91%) Jenkins
1 9 (8.91%) JIRA
2 6 (5.94%) Bitbucket
3 5 (4.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (3.96%) Selenium
5 3 (2.97%) Ant
5 3 (2.97%) Hudson
5 3 (2.97%) JMeter
6 2 (1.98%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.98%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.98%) Gradle
6 2 (1.98%) LoadRunner
6 2 (1.98%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.99%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (0.99%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.99%) CMake
7 1 (0.99%) Maven
7 1 (0.99%) Subversion
7 1 (0.99%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.99%) Vagrant
General
1 27 (26.73%) Finance
2 21 (20.79%) Banking
3 20 (19.80%) Retail
4 8 (7.92%) Marketing
5 4 (3.96%) Financial Institution
5 4 (3.96%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.98%) Electronics
6 2 (1.98%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.99%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 50 (49.50%) Developer
2 30 (29.70%) Java Developer
3 15 (14.85%) Data Engineer
4 13 (12.87%) Architect
5 10 (9.90%) Big Data Developer
5 10 (9.90%) Big Data Engineer
5 10 (9.90%) Senior Developer
6 8 (7.92%) Data Architect
6 8 (7.92%) Senior Big Data Developer
7 7 (6.93%) .NET Developer
7 7 (6.93%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (6.93%) AWS Developer
7 7 (6.93%) Azure Developer
7 7 (6.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (6.93%) C# Developer
7 7 (6.93%) Senior .NET Developer
7 7 (6.93%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (6.93%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 7 (6.93%) Senior C# Developer
7 7 (6.93%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (23.76%) Kafka
2 20 (19.80%) HTML
3 19 (18.81%) CSS
4 17 (16.83%) .NET
4 17 (16.83%) AngularJS
5 11 (10.89%) Spring
6 10 (9.90%) SOAP
7 9 (8.91%) REST
8 8 (7.92%) Akka
8 8 (7.92%) Apache Avro
8 8 (7.92%) CSS3
8 8 (7.92%) GraphX
8 8 (7.92%) HTML5
8 8 (7.92%) Java EE
8 8 (7.92%) ODBC
8 8 (7.92%) WebSockets
9 7 (6.93%) ASP.NET
9 7 (6.93%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (6.93%) EJB
9 7 (6.93%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.79%) Blockchain
2 13 (12.87%) Mobile App
3 7 (6.93%) Data Integration
3 7 (6.93%) Mathematics
3 7 (6.93%) Visualisation
4 6 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.94%) Physics
5 5 (4.95%) Credit Risk
5 5 (4.95%) NHS
5 5 (4.95%) Wiki
6 4 (3.96%) Cryptocurrency
6 4 (3.96%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (2.97%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.98%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.98%) Semantic Web
8 2 (1.98%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.99%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.99%) Ontologies
9 1 (0.99%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.83%) Linux
2 8 (7.92%) Mesosphere
3 3 (2.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (2.97%) Windows
4 2 (1.98%) Unix
5 1 (0.99%) AIX
5 1 (0.99%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (44.55%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (22.77%) DevOps
3 21 (20.79%) Cash Management
4 20 (19.80%) E-Commerce
5 18 (17.82%) High Availability
6 17 (16.83%) Data Modelling
7 15 (14.85%) Analytics
7 15 (14.85%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (14.85%) Open Source
7 15 (14.85%) Software Engineering
8 13 (12.87%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (11.88%) ITIL
10 11 (10.89%) OO
10 11 (10.89%) Scrum
10 11 (10.89%) TDD
10 11 (10.89%) TOGAF
10 11 (10.89%) UML
11 10 (9.90%) Data Analytics
11 10 (9.90%) Data Architecture
12 8 (7.92%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 47 (46.53%) Java
2 23 (22.77%) SQL
3 21 (20.79%) JavaScript
4 18 (17.82%) Scala
5 17 (16.83%) Python
6 11 (10.89%) C
6 11 (10.89%) C#
7 10 (9.90%) C++
8 8 (7.92%) TypeScript
9 6 (5.94%) Ruby
10 5 (4.95%) Perl
11 4 (3.96%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.98%) PHP
12 2 (1.98%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.99%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.99%) Lua
13 1 (0.99%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.99%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.99%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.99%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (27.72%) Security Cleared
2 22 (21.78%) DV Cleared
3 12 (11.88%) Degree
4 8 (7.92%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.99%) ISEB
5 1 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.99%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (0.99%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.99%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (8.91%) Docker
2 2 (1.98%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.99%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 10 (9.90%) Ansible
2 8 (7.92%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.98%) OpenAM
3 2 (1.98%) OpenSSO
3 2 (1.98%) Sun Identity Manager
4 1 (0.99%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.99%) Kibana
4 1 (0.99%) Oozie
Vendors
1 15 (14.85%) Oracle
2 7 (6.93%) Nokia
2 7 (6.93%) Xamarin
3 3 (2.97%) Red Hat
3 3 (2.97%) SAP
4 2 (1.98%) Cloudera
4 2 (1.98%) ESRI
4 2 (1.98%) ForgeRock
4 2 (1.98%) Informatica
4 2 (1.98%) Sun
4 2 (1.98%) Tableau
5 1 (0.99%) Ab Initio
5 1 (0.99%) Adobe
5 1 (0.99%) Google
5 1 (0.99%) IBM
5 1 (0.99%) Talend
5 1 (0.99%) Teradata