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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Big Data
England / South West
Rank 80 100 129
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +29
Contract jobs citing Big Data 53 44 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.05% 1.47% 0.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.60% 6.30% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 35 6
Median daily rate £500 £450 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £644 £575 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £473 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.82% -0.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £46.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +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
552 698 706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.39% 23.33% 22.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 543 496
Median daily rate £393 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £305 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 20
Median hourly rate £40.00 £43.50 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.04% +39.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £12.20 £22.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £43.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +4 24 £513 -6.81% 12
Gloucestershire +10 14 £500 - 3
Somerset - 6 £400 - 1
Wiltshire -5 5 £450 +21.62% 1
Dorset +3 1 £400 - 2
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 50 (47.62%) Java
1 50 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (40.95%) Hadoop
3 33 (31.43%) Security Cleared
4 32 (30.48%) Amazon AWS
5 30 (28.57%) Apache Spark
6 25 (23.81%) Python
7 24 (22.86%) E-Commerce
7 24 (22.86%) DV Cleared
8 22 (20.95%) Software Engineering
8 22 (20.95%) .NET
9 21 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 21 (20.00%) Finance
10 20 (19.05%) HTML
10 20 (19.05%) CSS
10 20 (19.05%) Kafka
11 18 (17.14%) C#
11 18 (17.14%) NoSQL
12 17 (16.19%) TOGAF
12 17 (16.19%) Degree
12 17 (16.19%) ITIL
12 17 (16.19%) DevOps
13 16 (15.24%) C
14 15 (14.29%) SQL
14 15 (14.29%) SQL Server
14 15 (14.29%) Banking
14 15 (14.29%) Cash Management
14 15 (14.29%) Blockchain
15 14 (13.33%) Mobile App
15 14 (13.33%) 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 30 (28.57%) Apache Spark
2 9 (8.57%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (7.62%) Apache
4 5 (4.76%) Apache Pig
4 5 (4.76%) Confluence
4 5 (4.76%) SAS
5 3 (2.86%) Jupyter
6 2 (1.90%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.95%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Stata
2 1 (0.95%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (1.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 32 (30.48%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (12.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (10.48%) Amazon S3
4 6 (5.71%) Amazon Kinesis
5 4 (3.81%) Trello
6 2 (1.90%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.95%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.95%) BlueKai
7 1 (0.95%) GitHub
7 1 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.90%) DNS
1 2 (1.90%) DSL
1 2 (1.90%) FCAPS
1 2 (1.90%) Internet
1 2 (1.90%) LDAP
2 1 (0.95%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.95%) VoIP
2 1 (0.95%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (40.95%) Hadoop
2 18 (17.14%) NoSQL
3 15 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 14 (13.33%) MySQL
5 11 (10.48%) MongoDB
6 10 (9.52%) Apache Hive
6 10 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (8.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 9 (8.57%) Neo4j
7 9 (8.57%) Relational Database
8 6 (5.71%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (5.71%) HBase
9 5 (4.76%) OrientDB
10 4 (3.81%) Oracle Database
10 4 (3.81%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (1.90%) Apache Accumulo
12 2 (1.90%) Base SAS
12 2 (1.90%) CouchDB
12 2 (1.90%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 9 (8.57%) Jenkins
1 9 (8.57%) JIRA
2 6 (5.71%) Bitbucket
2 6 (5.71%) Selenium
3 5 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (4.76%) JMeter
4 4 (3.81%) LoadRunner
5 3 (2.86%) Ant
5 3 (2.86%) Hudson
6 2 (1.90%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.90%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.90%) Gradle
6 2 (1.90%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.95%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (0.95%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.95%) CMake
7 1 (0.95%) ERwin
7 1 (0.95%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.95%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 21 (20.00%) Finance
2 15 (14.29%) Banking
3 14 (13.33%) Retail
4 9 (8.57%) Marketing
5 4 (3.81%) Games
6 3 (2.86%) Legal
7 2 (1.90%) Electronics
7 2 (1.90%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.90%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.90%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (40.95%) Developer
2 25 (23.81%) Java Developer
3 14 (13.33%) Architect
3 14 (13.33%) Big Data Engineer
3 14 (13.33%) Data Engineer
4 11 (10.48%) Big Data Developer
4 11 (10.48%) Senior Developer
5 10 (9.52%) .NET Developer
5 10 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (9.52%) C# Developer
6 9 (8.57%) ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (8.57%) AWS Developer
6 9 (8.57%) Azure Developer
6 9 (8.57%) Data Architect
6 9 (8.57%) Senior .NET Developer
6 9 (8.57%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 9 (8.57%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (8.57%) Senior C# Developer
6 9 (8.57%) Software Engineer
6 9 (8.57%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (20.95%) .NET
2 20 (19.05%) CSS
2 20 (19.05%) HTML
2 20 (19.05%) Kafka
3 13 (12.38%) AngularJS
4 10 (9.52%) ASP.NET
4 10 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (9.52%) Java EE
4 10 (9.52%) Spring
5 9 (8.57%) EJB
6 7 (6.67%) J2EE
6 7 (6.67%) JMS
6 7 (6.67%) XML
7 6 (5.71%) RESTful
7 6 (5.71%) SOAP
8 5 (4.76%) JSON
8 5 (4.76%) Web Services
8 5 (4.76%) XSD
9 4 (3.81%) JDBC
9 4 (3.81%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.29%) Blockchain
2 14 (13.33%) Mobile App
3 12 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (11.43%) Mathematics
4 9 (8.57%) Physics
5 7 (6.67%) Algorithms
6 6 (5.71%) Credit Risk
7 5 (4.76%) Wiki
8 4 (3.81%) Cyberthreat
8 4 (3.81%) Data Integration
8 4 (3.81%) Management Information System
9 3 (2.86%) Computer Science
9 3 (2.86%) Data Structures
9 3 (2.86%) Reference Data
9 3 (2.86%) Statistics
10 2 (1.90%) Cryptocurrency
10 2 (1.90%) Semantic Web
10 2 (1.90%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.95%) Ontologies
11 1 (0.95%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.38%) Linux
2 3 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (2.86%) Windows
3 2 (1.90%) Android
3 2 (1.90%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.90%) Mesosphere
3 2 (1.90%) Unix
4 1 (0.95%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (22.86%) E-Commerce
3 22 (20.95%) Software Engineering
4 17 (16.19%) DevOps
4 17 (16.19%) ITIL
4 17 (16.19%) TOGAF
5 15 (14.29%) Cash Management
6 14 (13.33%) Analytics
6 14 (13.33%) Data Modelling
6 14 (13.33%) High Availability
6 14 (13.33%) MVC
6 14 (13.33%) OO
6 14 (13.33%) UML
7 13 (12.38%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (11.43%) Open Source
8 12 (11.43%) Scrum
9 10 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (9.52%) Web Design
10 9 (8.57%) Change Management
10 9 (8.57%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 50 (47.62%) Java
2 25 (23.81%) Python
3 21 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 18 (17.14%) C#
5 16 (15.24%) C
6 15 (14.29%) SQL
7 14 (13.33%) C++
8 11 (10.48%) Scala
9 6 (5.71%) Ruby
10 5 (4.76%) Perl
11 4 (3.81%) PL/SQL
12 3 (2.86%) R
13 2 (1.90%) Embedded C
13 2 (1.90%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.90%) PHP
13 2 (1.90%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.90%) TypeScript
13 2 (1.90%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.95%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.95%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 33 (31.43%) Security Cleared
2 24 (22.86%) DV Cleared
3 17 (16.19%) Degree
4 7 (6.67%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.90%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.95%) ISEB
7 1 (0.95%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.95%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.86%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (2.86%) Docker
2 2 (1.90%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.95%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (3.81%) Ansible
2 3 (2.86%) Oozie
3 2 (1.90%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.90%) OpenAM
3 2 (1.90%) OpenSSO
3 2 (1.90%) Sun Identity Manager
4 1 (0.95%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.95%) Kibana
Vendors
1 12 (11.43%) Oracle
2 9 (8.57%) Cloudera
2 9 (8.57%) Xamarin
3 3 (2.86%) MapR
3 3 (2.86%) Nuix
3 3 (2.86%) Red Hat
3 3 (2.86%) Splunk
3 3 (2.86%) Tableau
4 2 (1.90%) ForgeRock
4 2 (1.90%) Informatica
4 2 (1.90%) Nokia
4 2 (1.90%) SAP
4 2 (1.90%) Sun
5 1 (0.95%) Ab Initio
5 1 (0.95%) Adobe
5 1 (0.95%) ESRI
5 1 (0.95%) Google
5 1 (0.95%) IBM
5 1 (0.95%) Talend
5 1 (0.95%) Teradata
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