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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 106 117 133
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +16
Contract jobs citing Big Data 32 22 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.10% 0.72% 0.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.47% 3.33% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 18 8
Median daily rate £475 £508 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.40% -7.72%
UK excluding London median daily rate £466 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year
+22.56% -
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
585 660 754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 20.19% 21.49% 23.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 455 485
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 14
Median hourly rate £38.75 £32.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -27.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £18.55 £12.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £39.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.03% -8.28%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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
Gloucestershire +16 15 £475 +53.22% 6
Bristol 0 8 £425 -7.60% 10
Wiltshire - 5 £850 - 6
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 38 (52.05%) Security Cleared
2 31 (42.47%) DV Cleared
3 25 (34.25%) Java
3 25 (34.25%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (30.14%) SQL
5 20 (27.40%) Analytics
6 17 (23.29%) Hadoop
6 17 (23.29%) Finance
7 16 (21.92%) Linux
7 16 (21.92%) Open Source
8 15 (20.55%) Oracle
8 15 (20.55%) Telecoms
8 15 (20.55%) Software Engineering
9 14 (19.18%) Apache
10 13 (17.81%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (17.81%) SC Cleared
11 12 (16.44%) Visualisation
11 12 (16.44%) Oracle Database
11 12 (16.44%) Python
11 12 (16.44%) OO
11 12 (16.44%) JavaScript
11 12 (16.44%) Scrum
11 12 (16.44%) Programme Management
12 11 (15.07%) Requirements Analysis
13 10 (13.70%) Marketing
13 10 (13.70%) Digital Marketing
13 10 (13.70%) Data Analytics
13 10 (13.70%) Manufacturing
13 10 (13.70%) Electronics
13 10 (13.70%) SAP Oil and Gas

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 14 (19.18%) Apache
2 8 (10.96%) Confluence
3 3 (4.11%) Apache Pig
3 3 (4.11%) Apache Spark
3 3 (4.11%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (4.11%) Node.js
4 2 (2.74%) JBoss
4 2 (2.74%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.74%) MS Office
2 1 (1.37%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (13.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.48%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.37%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (23.29%) Hadoop
2 12 (16.44%) Oracle Database
3 10 (13.70%) MySQL
4 7 (9.59%) OrientDB
5 6 (8.22%) Neo4j
5 6 (8.22%) Relational Database
6 5 (6.85%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (5.48%) MongoDB
7 4 (5.48%) NoSQL
7 4 (5.48%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (4.11%) Apache Accumulo
8 3 (4.11%) Data Mining
8 3 (4.11%) Text Mining
9 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (1.37%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (1.37%) Apache Hive
10 1 (1.37%) HBase
10 1 (1.37%) IBM InfoSphere
10 1 (1.37%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 9 (12.33%) Jenkins
2 8 (10.96%) JIRA
2 8 (10.96%) Selenium
3 7 (9.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (9.59%) Bitbucket
4 4 (5.48%) Bower
4 4 (5.48%) Git (software)
4 4 (5.48%) Grunt
4 4 (5.48%) Protractor
5 2 (2.74%) Ant
5 2 (2.74%) Apache Ivy
5 2 (2.74%) ClearCase
5 2 (2.74%) gulp
5 2 (2.74%) JMeter
5 2 (2.74%) LoadRunner
5 2 (2.74%) Maven
5 2 (2.74%) Mocha
5 2 (2.74%) Subversion
5 2 (2.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.37%) HP UFT
General
1 17 (23.29%) Finance
2 15 (20.55%) Telecoms
3 10 (13.70%) Electronics
3 10 (13.70%) Manufacturing
3 10 (13.70%) Marketing
4 9 (12.33%) Military
5 3 (4.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 27 (36.99%) Developer
2 10 (13.70%) Administrator
3 9 (12.33%) Big Data Engineer
3 9 (12.33%) Data Engineer
3 9 (12.33%) Data Scientist
3 9 (12.33%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (10.96%) Java Developer
4 8 (10.96%) Software Engineer
5 7 (9.59%) Consultant
6 6 (8.22%) Analyst
6 6 (8.22%) Oracle Developer
6 6 (8.22%) SQL Developer
7 5 (6.85%) Data Administrator
7 5 (6.85%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
7 5 (6.85%) Network Administrator
7 5 (6.85%) PL/SQL Developer
8 4 (5.48%) Data Consultant
8 4 (5.48%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (5.48%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (5.48%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.96%) D3.js
2 7 (9.59%) AngularJS
3 6 (8.22%) CSS
3 6 (8.22%) HTML
3 6 (8.22%) J2EE
4 5 (6.85%) EJB
4 5 (6.85%) Java EE
4 5 (6.85%) JSF
4 5 (6.85%) Spring
5 4 (5.48%) HTML5
5 4 (5.48%) jQuery
5 4 (5.48%) REST
5 4 (5.48%) SVG
6 3 (4.11%) Apache Camel
6 3 (4.11%) Express
6 3 (4.11%) Kafka
6 3 (4.11%) Natural Language Processing
6 3 (4.11%) React
6 3 (4.11%) RESTful
6 3 (4.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.44%) Visualisation
2 9 (12.33%) Algorithms
2 9 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (9.59%) Wiki
4 6 (8.22%) Mathematics
5 5 (6.85%) Cyberthreat
5 5 (6.85%) Statistics
6 4 (5.48%) Ergonomics
6 4 (5.48%) Mobile App
6 4 (5.48%) Smart Meter
7 3 (4.11%) Hedge funds
8 2 (2.74%) Animation
8 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.74%) Physics
9 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.37%) Data Extraction
9 1 (1.37%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.92%) Linux
2 2 (2.74%) Unix
3 1 (1.37%) CentOS
3 1 (1.37%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.37%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (34.25%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (27.40%) Analytics
3 16 (21.92%) Open Source
4 15 (20.55%) Software Engineering
5 13 (17.81%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (16.44%) OO
6 12 (16.44%) Programme Management
6 12 (16.44%) Scrum
7 11 (15.07%) Requirements Analysis
8 10 (13.70%) Data Analytics
8 10 (13.70%) Digital Marketing
9 9 (12.33%) Data Analysis
9 9 (12.33%) OOD
10 8 (10.96%) Data Visualisation
10 8 (10.96%) DevOps
10 8 (10.96%) ITIL
11 7 (9.59%) Machine Learning
11 7 (9.59%) Service Delivery
12 6 (8.22%) Cybersecurity
12 6 (8.22%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 25 (34.25%) Java
2 22 (30.14%) SQL
3 12 (16.44%) JavaScript
3 12 (16.44%) Python
4 10 (13.70%) PL/SQL
5 8 (10.96%) Ruby
5 8 (10.96%) Scala
6 7 (9.59%) C++
7 6 (8.22%) C
8 5 (6.85%) R
9 3 (4.11%) Lua
9 3 (4.11%) Perl
10 2 (2.74%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.74%) ES6
10 2 (2.74%) PHP
10 2 (2.74%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.37%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 38 (52.05%) Security Cleared
2 31 (42.47%) DV Cleared
3 13 (17.81%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.48%) Degree
4 4 (5.48%) RHCE
5 2 (2.74%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.74%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.85%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (1.37%) Docker
1 1 (1.37%) HDFS
1 1 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (6.85%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (5.48%) Capistrano
2 4 (5.48%) Puppet
3 2 (2.74%) Cisco IPCC
3 2 (2.74%) Kibana
4 1 (1.37%) Ansible
Vendors
1 15 (20.55%) Oracle
2 10 (13.70%) SAP
3 8 (10.96%) Cloudera
4 7 (9.59%) Cisco
4 7 (9.59%) HP
5 4 (5.48%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.48%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.74%) Sun
7 1 (1.37%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.37%) i2
7 1 (1.37%) IBM
7 1 (1.37%) Juniper
7 1 (1.37%) VMware
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