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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 84 131 136
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +5
Contract jobs citing Big Data 55 19 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.89% 0.57% 0.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.93% 2.41% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 15 2
Median daily rate £358 £425 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.88% +31.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £397 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £441 £466 £438
% change year-on-year
-5.52% +6.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.92 £33.33 -
% change year-on-year
+31.77% -
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
616 788 648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.18% 23.50% 20.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 584 420
Median daily rate £375 £368 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 30 8
Median hourly rate £44.00 £43.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% +72.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £26.80 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £100.00 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.76 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.81% +32.00%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 - 17 £325 - 2
Wiltshire +16 14 £400 - 5
Bristol -2 9 £475 +11.76% 4
Gloucestershire +12 8 £450 +5.88% 10
Somerset +15 3 £353 +28.18% 6
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 (52.38%) Java
2 41 (48.81%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (36.90%) Apache Spark
4 28 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 25 (29.76%) Finance
6 24 (28.57%) SQL
6 24 (28.57%) DV Cleared
7 21 (25.00%) Analytics
8 19 (22.62%) Kafka
9 17 (20.24%) Cash Management
9 17 (20.24%) Retail
9 17 (20.24%) Blockchain
10 16 (19.05%) DevOps
10 16 (19.05%) Scala
10 16 (19.05%) Hadoop
11 15 (17.86%) Open Source
11 15 (17.86%) Software Engineering
11 15 (17.86%) JavaScript
11 15 (17.86%) Linux
11 15 (17.86%) Apache
12 14 (16.67%) Neo4j
13 13 (15.48%) AngularJS
13 13 (15.48%) HTML
13 13 (15.48%) Oracle
13 13 (15.48%) Scrum
14 12 (14.29%) Banking
14 12 (14.29%) CSS
14 12 (14.29%) ITIL
14 12 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (14.29%) Data 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 31 (36.90%) Apache Spark
2 15 (17.86%) Apache
3 11 (13.10%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (9.52%) Confluence
5 2 (2.38%) Apache Pig
5 2 (2.38%) SAS
6 1 (1.19%) CMS
6 1 (1.19%) GemFire
6 1 (1.19%) NetWeaver
6 1 (1.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (3.57%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.19%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.76%) Amazon S3
2 4 (4.76%) Trello
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.33%) DNS
1 7 (8.33%) DSL
1 7 (8.33%) LDAP
2 6 (7.14%) FCAPS
3 2 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.05%) Hadoop
2 14 (16.67%) Neo4j
3 10 (11.90%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (9.52%) HBase
4 8 (9.52%) Relational Database
5 7 (8.33%) CouchDB
5 7 (8.33%) Oracle Database
5 7 (8.33%) OrientDB
5 7 (8.33%) Parquet
5 7 (8.33%) Redis
6 6 (7.14%) MySQL
6 6 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (4.76%) IBM InfoSphere
7 4 (4.76%) MongoDB
8 3 (3.57%) Apache Accumulo
8 3 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (3.57%) Data Mining
8 3 (3.57%) NoSQL
8 3 (3.57%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 12 (14.29%) JIRA
2 9 (10.71%) Jenkins
3 7 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (8.33%) Bitbucket
4 5 (5.95%) Selenium
5 4 (4.76%) Bower
5 4 (4.76%) Git (software)
5 4 (4.76%) Grunt
5 4 (4.76%) Protractor
6 2 (2.38%) gulp
6 2 (2.38%) JMeter
6 2 (2.38%) LoadRunner
6 2 (2.38%) Mocha
6 2 (2.38%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.19%) Vagrant
General
1 25 (29.76%) Finance
2 17 (20.24%) Retail
3 12 (14.29%) Banking
4 5 (5.95%) Financial Institution
5 4 (4.76%) Marketing
6 2 (2.38%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.19%) Back Office
7 1 (1.19%) Electronics
7 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (48.81%) Developer
2 26 (30.95%) Java Developer
3 9 (10.71%) Architect
3 9 (10.71%) Software Engineer
4 7 (8.33%) Analyst
4 7 (8.33%) Big Data Engineer
4 7 (8.33%) Data Engineer
4 7 (8.33%) Data Scientist
5 6 (7.14%) Data Architect
6 5 (5.95%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) Software Developer
7 4 (4.76%) Agile Delivery Manager
7 4 (4.76%) Database Architect
7 4 (4.76%) Delivery Manager
7 4 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) UI Developer
8 3 (3.57%) Business Analyst
8 3 (3.57%) Data Analyst
8 3 (3.57%) Information Architect
8 3 (3.57%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (22.62%) Kafka
2 13 (15.48%) AngularJS
2 13 (15.48%) HTML
3 12 (14.29%) CSS
4 11 (13.10%) HTML5
4 11 (13.10%) Spring
5 10 (11.90%) REST
6 9 (10.71%) CSS3
6 9 (10.71%) SOAP
7 7 (8.33%) Akka
7 7 (8.33%) Apache Avro
7 7 (8.33%) GraphX
7 7 (8.33%) J2EE
7 7 (8.33%) Java EE
7 7 (8.33%) ODBC
7 7 (8.33%) WebSockets
8 6 (7.14%) EJB
8 6 (7.14%) JSF
9 4 (4.76%) JSON
9 4 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.24%) Blockchain
2 12 (14.29%) Visualisation
3 11 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (10.71%) Mathematics
5 7 (8.33%) Algorithms
5 7 (8.33%) Data Integration
5 7 (8.33%) Mobile App
5 7 (8.33%) Wiki
6 6 (7.14%) Cyberthreat
7 5 (5.95%) NHS
8 4 (4.76%) Computer Science
8 4 (4.76%) Physics
8 4 (4.76%) Statistics
9 3 (3.57%) Credit Risk
9 3 (3.57%) Hedge funds
9 3 (3.57%) Smart Meter
10 2 (2.38%) Animation
10 2 (2.38%) Cryptocurrency
10 2 (2.38%) Ergonomics
10 2 (2.38%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.86%) Linux
2 7 (8.33%) Mesosphere
3 1 (1.19%) AIX
3 1 (1.19%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.19%) Unix
3 1 (1.19%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (48.81%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (25.00%) Analytics
3 17 (20.24%) Cash Management
4 16 (19.05%) DevOps
5 15 (17.86%) Open Source
5 15 (17.86%) Software Engineering
6 13 (15.48%) Scrum
7 12 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (14.29%) Data Analytics
7 12 (14.29%) ITIL
8 10 (11.90%) Data Architecture
8 10 (11.90%) Data Visualisation
8 10 (11.90%) TDD
9 9 (10.71%) Big Data Analytics
9 9 (10.71%) Requirements Analysis
10 8 (9.52%) Data Modelling
10 8 (9.52%) High Availability
10 8 (9.52%) OO
11 7 (8.33%) OOD
11 7 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 44 (52.38%) Java
2 24 (28.57%) SQL
3 16 (19.05%) Scala
4 15 (17.86%) JavaScript
5 11 (13.10%) C
5 11 (13.10%) C++
6 8 (9.52%) Ruby
7 7 (8.33%) PL/SQL
7 7 (8.33%) TypeScript
8 5 (5.95%) Python
9 3 (3.57%) Lua
9 3 (3.57%) MATLAB
9 3 (3.57%) R
10 2 (2.38%) ES6
11 1 (1.19%) Perl
11 1 (1.19%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 24 (28.57%) DV Cleared
3 12 (14.29%) Degree
4 9 (10.71%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.38%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.38%) QA
2 1 (1.19%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (9.52%) Docker
2 1 (1.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (1.19%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 8 (9.52%) Ansible
2 7 (8.33%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.38%) Capistrano
3 2 (2.38%) Cisco IPCC
3 2 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.38%) Puppet
4 1 (1.19%) Kibana
4 1 (1.19%) Oozie
4 1 (1.19%) OpenAM
4 1 (1.19%) OpenSSO
4 1 (1.19%) Sun Identity Manager
Vendors
1 13 (15.48%) Oracle
2 6 (7.14%) Nokia
3 3 (3.57%) SAP
4 2 (2.38%) IBM
4 2 (2.38%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.19%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.19%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.19%) ESRI
5 1 (1.19%) ForgeRock
5 1 (1.19%) Informatica
5 1 (1.19%) Sun
5 1 (1.19%) Tableau
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iKas International
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
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Rate: £37,037 per annum
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