The table below looks at the statistics for Big Data skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 20 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Big Data 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 0.74% 1.89% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.85% 6.98% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £444
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.65 £16.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+166.56% -21.95%
Big Data
Hertfordshire

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 Watford region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
26 43 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 19.12% 27.04% 23.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 10
Median daily rate £388 £360 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% +25.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £313 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £483 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.27 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+20.26% -13.33%

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Watford 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 Watford

Big Data
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Big Data Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Big Data
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Watford region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Java EE
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (50.00%) Low Latency
2 1 (50.00%) Concurrent Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Process Management
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (50.00%) Java EE
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Concurrent Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Low Latency
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) Process Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java