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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 103 128 131
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +3
Contract jobs citing Big Data 44 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.44% 0.44% 0.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.97% 1.86% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 11 3
Median daily rate £350 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -5.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £463 £438
% change year-on-year
-7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.25 £50.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-9.50% +143.90%
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
631 752 676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 20.68% 23.50% 22.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 420 564 454
Median daily rate £363 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 12
Median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £44.22 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £28.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Dorset - 14 £325 - 1
Wiltshire - 13 £400 - 3
Gloucestershire +5 6 £419 -6.94% 10
Bristol +3 5 £338 -20.58% 4
Somerset +14 2 £353 -35.32% 4
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 44 (55.00%) Java
2 39 (48.75%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 26 (32.50%) Apache Spark
5 25 (31.25%) DV Cleared
6 24 (30.00%) SQL
7 23 (28.75%) Finance
8 19 (23.75%) Analytics
9 17 (21.25%) Open Source
10 16 (20.00%) Scala
10 16 (20.00%) Software Engineering
10 16 (20.00%) JavaScript
10 16 (20.00%) DevOps
11 15 (18.75%) Oracle
11 15 (18.75%) Apache
11 15 (18.75%) Scrum
11 15 (18.75%) Hadoop
12 14 (17.50%) Kafka
12 14 (17.50%) Linux
13 13 (16.25%) HTML
13 13 (16.25%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (16.25%) Neo4j
14 12 (15.00%) Cash Management
14 12 (15.00%) Visualisation
14 12 (15.00%) C++
14 12 (15.00%) CSS
14 12 (15.00%) ITIL
14 12 (15.00%) Retail
14 12 (15.00%) Blockchain
15 11 (13.75%) Analytical Skills

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 26 (32.50%) Apache Spark
2 15 (18.75%) Apache
3 11 (13.75%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (11.25%) Confluence
5 3 (3.75%) Apache Pig
6 2 (2.50%) JBoss
7 1 (1.25%) CMS
7 1 (1.25%) GemFire
7 1 (1.25%) NetWeaver
7 1 (1.25%) SAS
7 1 (1.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.50%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.25%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.75%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.50%) DNS
1 6 (7.50%) DSL
1 6 (7.50%) LDAP
2 5 (6.25%) FCAPS
3 1 (1.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.75%) Hadoop
2 13 (16.25%) Neo4j
3 9 (11.25%) Apache Cassandra
3 9 (11.25%) MySQL
3 9 (11.25%) Oracle Database
3 9 (11.25%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (10.00%) OrientDB
4 8 (10.00%) Relational Database
5 7 (8.75%) HBase
6 6 (7.50%) CouchDB
6 6 (7.50%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (7.50%) Parquet
6 6 (7.50%) Redis
7 5 (6.25%) MongoDB
8 4 (5.00%) Apache Accumulo
8 4 (5.00%) NoSQL
9 3 (3.75%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (3.75%) Data Mining
9 3 (3.75%) IBM InfoSphere
9 3 (3.75%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 10 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 9 (11.25%) JIRA
3 8 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 8 (10.00%) Bitbucket
4 6 (7.50%) Selenium
5 4 (5.00%) Bower
5 4 (5.00%) Git (software)
5 4 (5.00%) Grunt
5 4 (5.00%) Protractor
6 2 (2.50%) Ant
6 2 (2.50%) Apache Ivy
6 2 (2.50%) ClearCase
6 2 (2.50%) gulp
6 2 (2.50%) Maven
6 2 (2.50%) Mocha
6 2 (2.50%) Subversion
6 2 (2.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (1.25%) JMeter
7 1 (1.25%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.25%) SoapUI
General
1 23 (28.75%) Finance
2 12 (15.00%) Retail
3 7 (8.75%) Banking
4 5 (6.25%) Financial Institution
4 5 (6.25%) Marketing
5 3 (3.75%) Electronics
5 3 (3.75%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.75%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.50%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 43 (53.75%) Developer
2 24 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 9 (11.25%) Software Engineer
4 8 (10.00%) Architect
5 7 (8.75%) Analyst
5 7 (8.75%) Big Data Engineer
5 7 (8.75%) Data Engineer
5 7 (8.75%) Data Scientist
6 5 (6.25%) Data Architect
6 5 (6.25%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) Software Developer
7 4 (5.00%) Big Data Developer
7 4 (5.00%) Database Architect
7 4 (5.00%) SQL Developer
7 4 (5.00%) UI Developer
8 3 (3.75%) Business Analyst
8 3 (3.75%) Data Analyst
8 3 (3.75%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (3.75%) PL/SQL Developer
8 3 (3.75%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.50%) Kafka
2 13 (16.25%) HTML
3 12 (15.00%) CSS
4 11 (13.75%) AngularJS
5 10 (12.50%) HTML5
5 10 (12.50%) REST
5 10 (12.50%) Spring
6 8 (10.00%) CSS3
7 7 (8.75%) SOAP
8 6 (7.50%) Akka
8 6 (7.50%) Apache Avro
8 6 (7.50%) EJB
8 6 (7.50%) GraphX
8 6 (7.50%) Java EE
8 6 (7.50%) JSF
8 6 (7.50%) ODBC
8 6 (7.50%) WebSockets
9 5 (6.25%) J2EE
10 4 (5.00%) D3.js
10 4 (5.00%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.00%) Blockchain
1 12 (15.00%) Visualisation
2 11 (13.75%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (10.00%) Mathematics
3 8 (10.00%) Wiki
4 7 (8.75%) Algorithms
4 7 (8.75%) Data Integration
5 6 (7.50%) Cyberthreat
6 5 (6.25%) NHS
7 4 (5.00%) Computer Science
7 4 (5.00%) Statistics
8 3 (3.75%) Hedge funds
8 3 (3.75%) Mobile App
8 3 (3.75%) Physics
8 3 (3.75%) Smart Meter
9 2 (2.50%) Animation
9 2 (2.50%) Credit Risk
9 2 (2.50%) Cryptocurrency
9 2 (2.50%) Ergonomics
10 1 (1.25%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.50%) Linux
2 6 (7.50%) Mesosphere
3 3 (3.75%) Unix
4 1 (1.25%) AIX
4 1 (1.25%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (48.75%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (23.75%) Analytics
3 17 (21.25%) Open Source
4 16 (20.00%) DevOps
4 16 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 15 (18.75%) Scrum
6 13 (16.25%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (15.00%) Cash Management
7 12 (15.00%) ITIL
8 11 (13.75%) Data Analytics
8 11 (13.75%) OO
9 10 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
9 10 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
10 9 (11.25%) TDD
11 8 (10.00%) Big Data Analytics
11 8 (10.00%) Data Architecture
11 8 (10.00%) Data Modelling
11 8 (10.00%) OOD
11 8 (10.00%) Service Delivery
12 7 (8.75%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 44 (55.00%) Java
2 24 (30.00%) SQL
3 16 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 16 (20.00%) Scala
4 12 (15.00%) C++
5 10 (12.50%) C
6 9 (11.25%) PL/SQL
6 9 (11.25%) Python
6 9 (11.25%) Ruby
7 6 (7.50%) TypeScript
8 5 (6.25%) Lua
9 3 (3.75%) MATLAB
9 3 (3.75%) Perl
9 3 (3.75%) R
9 3 (3.75%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.50%) ES6
10 2 (2.50%) PHP
11 1 (1.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 30 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 25 (31.25%) DV Cleared
3 11 (13.75%) Degree
4 10 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.50%) RHCE
5 2 (2.50%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.25%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (8.75%) Docker
2 1 (1.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 7 (8.75%) Ansible
2 6 (7.50%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.50%) Capistrano
3 2 (2.50%) Cisco IPCC
3 2 (2.50%) Kibana
3 2 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.50%) Puppet
4 1 (1.25%) Oozie
Vendors
1 15 (18.75%) Oracle
2 5 (6.25%) Nokia
2 5 (6.25%) SAP
3 2 (2.50%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.50%) Sun
4 1 (1.25%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.25%) Cloudera
4 1 (1.25%) ESRI
4 1 (1.25%) IBM
4 1 (1.25%) Informatica
4 1 (1.25%) Tableau
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Rate: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Arrows Group
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
Rate: From £45,671 to £57,334 per annum or more for exceptional candidates
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Parallel Consulting
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
Rate: From £33,899 to £60,774 per annum or more for exceptional candidates
Posted: 8 days ago