The table below looks at the statistics for Big Data skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Big Data
UK / Wales
Rank 50 65 63
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -2
Contract jobs citing Big Data 14 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.20% 0.52% 0.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.15% 2.05% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 1
Median daily rate £513 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £470 £475
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.50 £46.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-4.30% +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 Wales region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
153 146 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 24.09% 25.22% 33.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 105 140
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £271 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 3
Median hourly rate £37.25 £24.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.04% +8.88%
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 Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales 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 Wales

Big Data
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Big Data across the Wales region.

Big Data Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Big Data
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Big Data across the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

Big Data Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Big Data
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Big Data across the Wales region.

Big Data Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Big Data
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 24 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
South Wales +21 14 £513 +36.66% 6
Big Data
UK

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 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 Wales region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 22 (70.97%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (45.16%) Python
2 14 (45.16%) Hadoop
2 14 (45.16%) Apache Spark
3 12 (38.71%) Cloudera
3 12 (38.71%) Java
4 11 (35.48%) Scala
4 11 (35.48%) NoSQL
5 9 (29.03%) TDD
6 8 (25.81%) SQL
6 8 (25.81%) MongoDB
6 8 (25.81%) Relational Database
7 7 (22.58%) R
7 7 (22.58%) MapReduce
7 7 (22.58%) HBase
8 6 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (16.13%) Linux
9 5 (16.13%) Oracle
9 5 (16.13%) Apache Hive
9 5 (16.13%) Analytics
9 5 (16.13%) Apache Pig
9 5 (16.13%) Algorithms
10 4 (12.90%) HDFS
10 4 (12.90%) Machine Learning
10 4 (12.90%) SAS
10 4 (12.90%) Apache
10 4 (12.90%) Stata
10 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (9.68%) Spatial Analysis
11 3 (9.68%) Data Centre

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 (45.16%) Apache Spark
2 5 (16.13%) Apache Pig
3 4 (12.90%) Apache
3 4 (12.90%) SAS
4 3 (9.68%) ArcGIS
4 3 (9.68%) Jupyter
5 2 (6.45%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Stata
2 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon S3
2 1 (3.23%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (45.16%) Hadoop
2 11 (35.48%) NoSQL
3 8 (25.81%) MongoDB
3 8 (25.81%) Relational Database
4 7 (22.58%) HBase
5 5 (16.13%) Apache Hive
6 3 (9.68%) GIS
6 3 (9.68%) QGIS
6 3 (9.68%) Text Mining
7 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
7 2 (6.45%) Pentaho
7 2 (6.45%) QlikView
7 2 (6.45%) RDBMS
7 2 (6.45%) Sqoop
8 1 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (3.23%) DataStage
8 1 (3.23%) Neo4j
8 1 (3.23%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 1 (3.23%) Games
1 1 (3.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (64.52%) Developer
2 8 (25.81%) Java Developer
2 8 (25.81%) Senior Developer
2 8 (25.81%) Senior Java Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Big Data Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Scala Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Big Data Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Big Data Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Hadoop Architect
5 3 (9.68%) Data Architect
5 3 (9.68%) Data Scientist
5 3 (9.68%) Java Scala Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Java Scala Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Scala Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Data Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Data Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Hadoop Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Junior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) J2EE
1 2 (6.45%) Kafka
2 1 (3.23%) jQuery
2 1 (3.23%) JSON
2 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Algorithms
2 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
3 3 (9.68%) Mathematics
3 3 (9.68%) Statistics
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.23%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.23%) User Experience
4 1 (3.23%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Unix
2 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (70.97%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (29.03%) TDD
3 7 (22.58%) MapReduce
4 6 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (16.13%) Analytics
6 4 (12.90%) Machine Learning
7 3 (9.68%) Business Analytics
7 3 (9.68%) DevOps
7 3 (9.68%) ETL
7 3 (9.68%) Load Balancing
7 3 (9.68%) Open Source
7 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
7 3 (9.68%) Spatial Analysis
7 3 (9.68%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (6.45%) Data Cleansing
8 2 (6.45%) OO
8 2 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (6.45%) Scrum
9 1 (3.23%) MVC
9 1 (3.23%) Parallel Computing
Programming Languages
1 14 (45.16%) Python
2 12 (38.71%) Java
3 11 (35.48%) Scala
4 8 (25.81%) SQL
5 7 (22.58%) R
6 1 (3.23%) C
6 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.23%) Perl
6 1 (3.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Postgraduate
2 2 (6.45%) PhD
2 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) HDFS
2 2 (6.45%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Hadoop YARN
1 2 (6.45%) Oozie
2 1 (3.23%) Ambari
2 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) Cloudera
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle
3 3 (9.68%) SAP
3 3 (9.68%) Teradata
4 2 (6.45%) Hortonworks
4 2 (6.45%) Splunk
5 1 (3.23%) Ab Initio
5 1 (3.23%) Actian
5 1 (3.23%) Cognos
5 1 (3.23%) Informatica
5 1 (3.23%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (3.23%) ParAccel
5 1 (3.23%) Sybase
5 1 (3.23%) Tableau
5 1 (3.23%) Zend
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Wales
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £500 - £520 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + Expenses
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport
TRG
Rate: 500-520 Per Day
Posted: 8 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Parity Professionals
Posted: 7 days ago