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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Big Data
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 15 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing Big Data 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 4.24% 1.05% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 26.32% 3.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Median daily rate £475 £475 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £46.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+1.07% +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 Watford region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
19 30 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 16.10% 31.58% 21.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 16
Median daily rate £475 £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +46.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £304 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £483 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Big Data across the Watford region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Big Data Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 Watford region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 4 (80.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (40.00%) Use Case
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) SAS
3 1 (20.00%) Neural Network
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Logistic Regression
3 1 (20.00%) Teradata
3 1 (20.00%) GNU Octave
3 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (20.00%) Presales
3 1 (20.00%) SciPy
3 1 (20.00%) NumPy
3 1 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (20.00%) R
3 1 (20.00%) HBase
3 1 (20.00%) Machine Learning
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (20.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) GNU Octave
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (20.00%) HBase
2 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Big Data Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Business Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Data Business Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) CRM Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) CRM Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Data Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) NumPy
1 1 (20.00%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Use Case
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Logistic Regression
2 1 (20.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (20.00%) Neural Network
2 1 (20.00%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) R
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) SAP
1 1 (20.00%) Teradata