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 21 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Big Data
England / South West
Rank 97 98 130
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +32
Contract jobs citing Big Data 42 43 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.56% 1.46% 0.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.66% 6.35% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 31 15
Median daily rate £500 £400 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -19.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £350 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £629 £575 £515
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 West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
548 677 734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 20.33% 22.93% 23.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 501 533
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 6 11
Median hourly rate £40.00 £31.75 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.98% -2.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £13.13 £20.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £43.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 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
Bristol +2 15 £525 +40.00% 4
Gloucestershire +4 13 £500 - 2
Somerset +6 7 £400 +6.66% 6
Wiltshire -6 3 £145 -58.57%
Dorset -1 1 - - 2
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 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 West region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 44 (48.35%) Java
1 44 (48.35%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (47.25%) Hadoop
3 30 (32.97%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (32.97%) Security Cleared
4 27 (29.67%) Apache Spark
5 25 (27.47%) Python
6 22 (24.18%) .NET
7 21 (23.08%) JavaScript
7 21 (23.08%) HTML
7 21 (23.08%) CSS
8 20 (21.98%) DV Cleared
9 19 (20.88%) NoSQL
9 19 (20.88%) E-Commerce
10 18 (19.78%) C#
10 18 (19.78%) Software Engineering
10 18 (19.78%) Kafka
11 17 (18.68%) Finance
12 15 (16.48%) SQL Server
12 15 (16.48%) ITIL
12 15 (16.48%) DevOps
13 14 (15.38%) C
13 14 (15.38%) MVC
13 14 (15.38%) Degree
13 14 (15.38%) Mathematics
14 13 (14.29%) High Availability
14 13 (14.29%) TOGAF
14 13 (14.29%) SQL
14 13 (14.29%) Data Modelling
14 13 (14.29%) OO

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 27 (29.67%) Apache Spark
2 9 (9.89%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (7.69%) Apache
4 5 (5.49%) Apache Pig
5 4 (4.40%) Confluence
5 4 (4.40%) SAS
6 3 (3.30%) Jupyter
7 2 (2.20%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.10%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Stata
2 1 (1.10%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (2.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (32.97%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (13.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (12.09%) Amazon S3
4 6 (6.59%) Amazon Kinesis
5 2 (2.20%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.20%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.10%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (1.10%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.10%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.10%) BlueKai
6 1 (1.10%) GitHub
6 1 (1.10%) SaaS
6 1 (1.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.10%) DNS
1 1 (1.10%) DSL
1 1 (1.10%) FCAPS
1 1 (1.10%) Internet
1 1 (1.10%) LDAP
1 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.10%) VoIP
1 1 (1.10%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (47.25%) Hadoop
2 19 (20.88%) NoSQL
3 15 (16.48%) SQL Server
4 12 (13.19%) MySQL
5 11 (12.09%) Blockchain
5 11 (12.09%) MongoDB
6 10 (10.99%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (9.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 9 (9.89%) Apache Hive
8 7 (7.69%) Relational Database
9 6 (6.59%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (6.59%) Neo4j
10 4 (4.40%) HBase
10 4 (4.40%) OrientDB
11 3 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (2.20%) Apache Accumulo
12 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database
12 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (2.20%) Power BI
12 2 (2.20%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 9 (9.89%) Jenkins
2 6 (6.59%) Selenium
3 5 (5.49%) Bitbucket
4 4 (4.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (4.40%) JIRA
4 4 (4.40%) JMeter
5 3 (3.30%) Ant
5 3 (3.30%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.30%) Hudson
5 3 (3.30%) LoadRunner
6 2 (2.20%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.20%) Gradle
7 1 (1.10%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (1.10%) ClearCase
7 1 (1.10%) CMake
7 1 (1.10%) ERwin
7 1 (1.10%) Subversion
7 1 (1.10%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (18.68%) Finance
2 11 (12.09%) Banking
3 10 (10.99%) Retail
4 9 (9.89%) Marketing
5 5 (5.49%) Games
6 3 (3.30%) Legal
7 2 (2.20%) Electronics
7 2 (2.20%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.20%) Investment Banking
7 2 (2.20%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (42.86%) Developer
2 21 (23.08%) Java Developer
3 13 (14.29%) Big Data Developer
4 12 (13.19%) Big Data Engineer
4 12 (13.19%) Data Engineer
5 11 (12.09%) Architect
5 11 (12.09%) Senior Developer
6 10 (10.99%) .NET Developer
6 10 (10.99%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (10.99%) C# Developer
7 9 (9.89%) ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (9.89%) AWS Developer
7 9 (9.89%) Azure Developer
7 9 (9.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (9.89%) Senior .NET Developer
7 9 (9.89%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (9.89%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 9 (9.89%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (9.89%) Senior C# Developer
8 8 (8.79%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (24.18%) .NET
2 21 (23.08%) CSS
2 21 (23.08%) HTML
3 18 (19.78%) Kafka
4 11 (12.09%) AngularJS
5 10 (10.99%) ASP.NET
5 10 (10.99%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (8.79%) Spring
7 7 (7.69%) EJB
7 7 (7.69%) Java EE
7 7 (7.69%) JMS
7 7 (7.69%) XML
8 5 (5.49%) J2EE
8 5 (5.49%) RESTful
9 4 (4.40%) Apache Camel
9 4 (4.40%) HTML5
9 4 (4.40%) JDBC
9 4 (4.40%) SOAP
9 4 (4.40%) Web Services
9 4 (4.40%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.09%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.99%) Mobile App
3 7 (7.69%) Algorithms
4 6 (6.59%) Credit Risk
5 4 (4.40%) Wiki
6 3 (3.30%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (3.30%) Data Structures
6 3 (3.30%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.30%) Reference Data
7 2 (2.20%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.10%) Replication
8 1 (1.10%) Semantic Web
8 1 (1.10%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.99%) Linux
2 3 (3.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (3.30%) Windows
3 2 (2.20%) Android
3 2 (2.20%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.10%) CentOS
4 1 (1.10%) Mesosphere
4 1 (1.10%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (48.35%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (20.88%) E-Commerce
3 18 (19.78%) Software Engineering
4 15 (16.48%) DevOps
4 15 (16.48%) ITIL
5 14 (15.38%) Mathematics
5 14 (15.38%) MVC
6 13 (14.29%) Analytics
6 13 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 13 (14.29%) High Availability
6 13 (14.29%) OO
6 13 (14.29%) TOGAF
6 13 (14.29%) UML
7 12 (13.19%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (12.09%) Cash Management
9 10 (10.99%) Scrum
9 10 (10.99%) Web Design
10 9 (9.89%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (9.89%) Open Source
10 9 (9.89%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 44 (48.35%) Java
2 25 (27.47%) Python
3 21 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 18 (19.78%) C#
5 14 (15.38%) C
6 13 (14.29%) SQL
7 11 (12.09%) C++
7 11 (12.09%) Scala
8 6 (6.59%) Ruby
9 5 (5.49%) Perl
10 3 (3.30%) R
11 2 (2.20%) Bash Shell
11 2 (2.20%) Embedded C
11 2 (2.20%) Objective-C
11 2 (2.20%) PHP
11 2 (2.20%) PL/SQL
11 2 (2.20%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.20%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.10%) Clojure
12 1 (1.10%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 30 (32.97%) Security Cleared
2 20 (21.98%) DV Cleared
3 14 (15.38%) Degree
4 8 (8.79%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (2.20%) Postgraduate
7 1 (1.10%) ISEB
7 1 (1.10%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (1.10%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.30%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (3.30%) HDFS
2 1 (1.10%) Docker
2 1 (1.10%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 3 (3.30%) Ansible
2 2 (2.20%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (2.20%) Kibana
2 2 (2.20%) Oozie
3 1 (1.10%) Galera Cluster
3 1 (1.10%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.10%) OpenAM
3 1 (1.10%) OpenSSO
3 1 (1.10%) Puppet
3 1 (1.10%) Sun Identity Manager
3 1 (1.10%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (9.89%) Cloudera
1 9 (9.89%) Oracle
1 9 (9.89%) Xamarin
2 3 (3.30%) MapR
2 3 (3.30%) Nuix
2 3 (3.30%) Red Hat
2 3 (3.30%) Splunk
3 2 (2.20%) Google
3 2 (2.20%) Informatica
3 2 (2.20%) SAP
3 2 (2.20%) Tableau
4 1 (1.10%) Ab Initio
4 1 (1.10%) Adobe
4 1 (1.10%) Cognos
4 1 (1.10%) ESRI
4 1 (1.10%) Jaspersoft
4 1 (1.10%) Nokia
4 1 (1.10%) Sun
4 1 (1.10%) Teradata
4 1 (1.10%) VMware