The table below looks at the statistics for Big Data skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 122 107 103
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -4
Contract jobs citing Big Data 27 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.85% 0.38% 0.66%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.98% 1.71% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 8
Median daily rate £500 £284 £515
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+76.21% -44.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £201 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £367 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £463 £444
% change year-on-year
-7.02% +4.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.25 - £20.50
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 West Midlands region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
678 525 456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.38% 21.93% 18.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 333 273
Median daily rate £400 £365 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +15.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 13
Median hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £33.55 £34.31
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

Big Data
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Big Data Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Big Data
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Big Data across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

Big Data Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Big Data
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Big Data Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Big Data
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Coventry - 10 £478 - 3
Shropshire -35 4 £525 -
Warwickshire - 3 £550 -
Staffordshire - 2 - -
Birmingham -13 1 - - 2
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 34 (51.52%) SQL
2 28 (42.42%) Hadoop
3 27 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (39.39%) Data Warehouse
5 25 (37.88%) Unix
5 25 (37.88%) Informatica
6 23 (34.85%) Business Intelligence
6 23 (34.85%) Analytics
7 22 (33.33%) Scrum
8 21 (31.82%) Data Modelling
9 18 (27.27%) Pentaho
10 17 (25.76%) Shell Script
10 17 (25.76%) Oracle
10 17 (25.76%) PL/SQL
11 15 (22.73%) JIRA
11 15 (22.73%) Confluence
12 14 (21.21%) Migration
12 14 (21.21%) Java
12 14 (21.21%) BusinessObjects
13 13 (19.70%) Data Management
13 13 (19.70%) Data Analysis
14 12 (18.18%) Microsoft
15 11 (16.67%) ETL
15 11 (16.67%) User Stories
15 11 (16.67%) Test Strategy
16 10 (15.15%) Data Migration
16 10 (15.15%) Dashboard Development
16 10 (15.15%) Target Operating Model
16 10 (15.15%) C
17 9 (13.64%) SC Cleared

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 15 (22.73%) Confluence
2 8 (12.12%) Apache Pig
3 7 (10.61%) SAS
4 2 (3.03%) CMS
4 2 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.03%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.52%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.52%) Documentum
Applications
1 6 (9.09%) MS Visio
2 5 (7.58%) MS Excel
3 4 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.03%) MS Office
5 1 (1.52%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.06%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.52%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.52%) GitHub
4 1 (1.52%) Heroku
4 1 (1.52%) IaaS
4 1 (1.52%) PaaS
4 1 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) Internet
1 2 (3.03%) Intranet
1 2 (3.03%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (42.42%) Hadoop
2 26 (39.39%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (27.27%) Pentaho
4 14 (21.21%) BusinessObjects
5 8 (12.12%) Apache Hive
6 7 (10.61%) Sqoop
7 6 (9.09%) Data Mart
8 5 (7.58%) MongoDB
9 4 (6.06%) SQL Server
9 4 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (4.55%) NoSQL
10 3 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (3.03%) BigQuery
11 2 (3.03%) BigTable
11 2 (3.03%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 2 (3.03%) IBM InfoSphere
11 2 (3.03%) Power BI
11 2 (3.03%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 15 (22.73%) JIRA
2 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (7.58%) Finance
2 3 (4.55%) Retail
3 2 (3.03%) Banking
3 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.03%) Marketing
4 1 (1.52%) Advertising
4 1 (1.52%) Automotive
4 1 (1.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (36.36%) Architect
2 22 (33.33%) Developer
3 13 (19.70%) Analyst
4 10 (15.15%) Data Architect
4 10 (15.15%) Hadoop Developer
5 9 (13.64%) Business Analyst
6 8 (12.12%) Hadoop Architect
6 8 (12.12%) JavaScript Developer
6 8 (12.12%) Pentaho Developer
6 8 (12.12%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (10.61%) Big Data Architect
7 7 (10.61%) Lead Developer
7 7 (10.61%) Team Leader
8 6 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Architect
9 5 (7.58%) Big Data Analyst
9 5 (7.58%) Data Business Analyst
10 3 (4.55%) Big Data Developer
10 3 (4.55%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
10 3 (4.55%) SC Cleared Java Developer
10 3 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.12%) CSS
1 8 (12.12%) jQuery
2 4 (6.06%) JSON
2 4 (6.06%) XML
3 3 (4.55%) Play Framework
4 2 (3.03%) .NET
4 2 (3.03%) Node.js
5 1 (1.52%) REST
5 1 (1.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.12%) Data Integration
2 4 (6.06%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.55%) Visualisation
4 2 (3.03%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.03%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.03%) Statistics
5 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.52%) Chemistry
5 1 (1.52%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.52%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.52%) Physics
5 1 (1.52%) User Experience
5 1 (1.52%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 25 (37.88%) Unix
2 2 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (34.85%) Analytics
2 23 (34.85%) Business Intelligence
3 22 (33.33%) Scrum
4 21 (31.82%) Data Modelling
5 14 (21.21%) Migration
6 13 (19.70%) Data Analysis
6 13 (19.70%) Data Management
7 11 (16.67%) ETL
7 11 (16.67%) Test Strategy
7 11 (16.67%) User Stories
8 10 (15.15%) Dashboard Development
8 10 (15.15%) Data Migration
8 10 (15.15%) Target Operating Model
9 9 (13.64%) Inmon Methodology
10 8 (12.12%) Kimball Methodology
10 8 (12.12%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (12.12%) Test Scripting
10 8 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (12.12%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 34 (51.52%) SQL
2 17 (25.76%) PL/SQL
2 17 (25.76%) Shell Script
3 14 (21.21%) Java
4 10 (15.15%) C
5 8 (12.12%) JavaScript
6 4 (6.06%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.55%) Python
8 2 (3.03%) C#
8 2 (3.03%) C++
8 2 (3.03%) R
9 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.52%) Ruby
9 1 (1.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (13.64%) SC Cleared
1 9 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.06%) Degree
3 1 (1.52%) CITP
3 1 (1.52%) EMC Certification
3 1 (1.52%) PhD
3 1 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.12%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.03%) GCP
2 2 (3.03%) QA
3 1 (1.52%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (10.61%) Apache Flume
1 7 (10.61%) HDFS
2 2 (3.03%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.52%) Docker
3 1 (1.52%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) Ansible
1 1 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 25 (37.88%) Informatica
2 17 (25.76%) Oracle
3 12 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 8 (12.12%) Cloudera
5 4 (6.06%) Google
5 4 (6.06%) SAP
6 3 (4.55%) EMC
6 3 (4.55%) IBM
6 3 (4.55%) Tableau
7 2 (3.03%) Adobe
7 2 (3.03%) Cognos
7 2 (3.03%) Netezza
8 1 (1.52%) Cisco
8 1 (1.52%) Pega
8 1 (1.52%) VMware
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