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 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 108 114 130
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +16
Contract jobs citing Big Data 29 23 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.99% 0.77% 0.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.93% 3.59% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 19 10
Median daily rate £475 £515 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.76% +0.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £441 £434
10% offered a daily rate of more than £850 £562 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £16.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+22.56% -21.95%
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
588 641 715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 20.10% 21.38% 23.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 434 451 493
Median daily rate £363 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 14
Median hourly rate £38.75 £21.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.16% -45.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £18.55 £12.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £40.05 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+36.00% -23.07%

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 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 24 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 - 13 £475 - 9
Bristol +2 6 £475 +3.26% 7
Wiltshire - 5 £850 - 5
Dorset - 2 £325 - 3
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 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 29 (39.73%) Java
4 25 (34.25%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (30.14%) SQL
6 18 (24.66%) Finance
7 17 (23.29%) Hadoop
7 17 (23.29%) Analytics
8 16 (21.92%) Software Engineering
9 14 (19.18%) Telecoms
9 14 (19.18%) Oracle
9 14 (19.18%) Linux
9 14 (19.18%) Apache
9 14 (19.18%) Open Source
10 13 (17.81%) SC Cleared
10 13 (17.81%) Python
11 12 (16.44%) JavaScript
11 12 (16.44%) Scrum
11 12 (16.44%) Programme Management
12 11 (15.07%) OO
12 11 (15.07%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (15.07%) Visualisation
12 11 (15.07%) Oracle Database
13 10 (13.70%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (13.70%) Algorithms
13 10 (13.70%) PL/SQL
13 10 (13.70%) MySQL
13 10 (13.70%) SAP
13 10 (13.70%) Requirements Analysis
14 9 (12.33%) Marketing

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 5 (6.85%) Apache Spark
4 3 (4.11%) Apache Pig
4 3 (4.11%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (4.11%) Node.js
5 2 (2.74%) JBoss
5 2 (2.74%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.37%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) SPSS
2 1 (1.37%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (12.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.37%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.48%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.37%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.37%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (23.29%) Hadoop
2 11 (15.07%) 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
8 3 (4.11%) Apache Accumulo
8 3 (4.11%) Data Mining
8 3 (4.11%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (4.11%) Text Mining
9 2 (2.74%) IBM InfoSphere
9 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (1.37%) Apache Hive
10 1 (1.37%) HBase
10 1 (1.37%) QGIS
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 18 (24.66%) Finance
2 14 (19.18%) Telecoms
3 9 (12.33%) Electronics
3 9 (12.33%) Manufacturing
3 9 (12.33%) Marketing
4 8 (10.96%) Military
5 3 (4.11%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (36.99%) Developer
2 10 (13.70%) Data Scientist
2 10 (13.70%) Java Developer
3 9 (12.33%) Big Data Engineer
3 9 (12.33%) Data Engineer
4 8 (10.96%) Administrator
4 8 (10.96%) Software Engineer
5 7 (9.59%) Analyst
5 7 (9.59%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (8.22%) Consultant
7 5 (6.85%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
7 5 (6.85%) Oracle Developer
7 5 (6.85%) PL/SQL Developer
7 5 (6.85%) SQL Developer
8 4 (5.48%) Big Data Consultant
8 4 (5.48%) Data Administrator
8 4 (5.48%) Data Consultant
8 4 (5.48%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (5.48%) Network Administrator
8 4 (5.48%) UI Developer
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%) Kafka
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%) Natural Language Processing
6 3 (4.11%) React
6 3 (4.11%) RESTful
7 2 (2.74%) GreenSock GSAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.07%) Visualisation
2 10 (13.70%) Algorithms
2 10 (13.70%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (9.59%) Mathematics
3 7 (9.59%) Wiki
4 6 (8.22%) Statistics
5 5 (6.85%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (4.11%) Ergonomics
6 3 (4.11%) Hedge funds
6 3 (4.11%) Mobile App
6 3 (4.11%) Physics
6 3 (4.11%) Smart Meter
7 2 (2.74%) Animation
7 2 (2.74%) Blockchain
7 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.37%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.37%) Data Extraction
8 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.37%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 14 (19.18%) 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 17 (23.29%) Analytics
3 16 (21.92%) Software Engineering
4 14 (19.18%) Open Source
5 12 (16.44%) Programme Management
5 12 (16.44%) Scrum
6 11 (15.07%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (15.07%) OO
7 10 (13.70%) Requirements Analysis
8 9 (12.33%) Data Analytics
8 9 (12.33%) Digital Marketing
8 9 (12.33%) ITIL
9 8 (10.96%) Data Analysis
9 8 (10.96%) Data Visualisation
9 8 (10.96%) DevOps
9 8 (10.96%) OOD
10 7 (9.59%) Machine Learning
10 7 (9.59%) Service Delivery
11 6 (8.22%) Cybersecurity
12 5 (6.85%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 29 (39.73%) Java
2 22 (30.14%) SQL
3 13 (17.81%) Python
4 12 (16.44%) JavaScript
5 10 (13.70%) PL/SQL
6 9 (12.33%) C++
7 8 (10.96%) Ruby
7 8 (10.96%) Scala
8 7 (9.59%) C
9 6 (8.22%) R
10 4 (5.48%) Lua
11 3 (4.11%) Perl
12 2 (2.74%) Bash Shell
12 2 (2.74%) ES6
12 2 (2.74%) MATLAB
12 2 (2.74%) PHP
12 2 (2.74%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 38 (52.05%) Security Cleared
2 31 (42.47%) DV Cleared
3 13 (17.81%) SC Cleared
4 6 (8.22%) Degree
5 3 (4.11%) RHCE
6 2 (2.74%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.74%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) Data Quality
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 4 (5.48%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.11%) Capistrano
2 3 (4.11%) Puppet
3 2 (2.74%) Cisco IPCC
3 2 (2.74%) Kibana
4 1 (1.37%) Ansible
Vendors
1 14 (19.18%) Oracle
2 10 (13.70%) SAP
3 7 (9.59%) Cloudera
4 6 (8.22%) Cisco
4 6 (8.22%) HP
5 4 (5.48%) Microsoft
6 3 (4.11%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.74%) Sun
8 1 (1.37%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.37%) i2
8 1 (1.37%) IBM
8 1 (1.37%) Informatica
8 1 (1.37%) Juniper
8 1 (1.37%) VMware
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