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 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank - 27 -
Contract jobs citing Big Data 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford - 1.85% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 6.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £466 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year
+22.56% -
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 48 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 22.41% 29.63% 28.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 23 15
Median daily rate £381 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £225 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.03% -8.28%

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
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 4 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 Watford region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) Low Latency
1 1 (100.00%) Concurrent Programming

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 (100.00%) Hadoop
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Concurrent Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Low Latency
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java