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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 117 105 113
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Contract jobs citing Big Data 23 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.77% 0.63% 0.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.58% 2.65% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 5
Median daily rate £500 £318 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.48% -36.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.65 £16.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+166.56% -21.95%
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
643 567 489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.51% 23.87% 20.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 379 296
Median daily rate £400 £345 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £463 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 15
Median hourly rate £23.25 £18.07 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.66% -21.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.80 £15.00 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £39.03 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.59 £28.13 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -4.66%

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 1 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 1 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 0 7 £483 +55.64%
Shropshire -34 5 £480 -
Warwickshire - 3 £550 - 1
Staffordshire +4 1 - -
Birmingham -6 1 - - 1
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 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 37 (54.41%) SQL
2 31 (45.59%) Hadoop
3 30 (44.12%) Business Intelligence
4 29 (42.65%) Unix
4 29 (42.65%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (41.18%) Informatica
6 27 (39.71%) Scrum
7 23 (33.82%) Data Warehouse
7 23 (33.82%) Pentaho
7 23 (33.82%) Analytics
8 21 (30.88%) PL/SQL
8 21 (30.88%) Oracle
9 19 (27.94%) Shell Script
9 19 (27.94%) BusinessObjects
9 19 (27.94%) Data Modelling
10 18 (26.47%) JIRA
10 18 (26.47%) Confluence
11 16 (23.53%) Test Strategy
12 15 (22.06%) Data Management
13 13 (19.12%) Java
13 13 (19.12%) SC Cleared
13 13 (19.12%) Security Cleared
14 12 (17.65%) Microsoft
14 12 (17.65%) ETL
14 12 (17.65%) Data Analysis
15 11 (16.18%) Configuration Management
15 11 (16.18%) User Stories
16 10 (14.71%) Dashboard Development
16 10 (14.71%) C
16 10 (14.71%) Migration

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 18 (26.47%) Confluence
2 7 (10.29%) Apache Pig
3 6 (8.82%) SAS
4 2 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.47%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.47%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.47%) CMS
5 1 (1.47%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.88%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.47%) MS Office
4 1 (1.47%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.47%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.47%) GitHub
4 1 (1.47%) Heroku
4 1 (1.47%) IaaS
4 1 (1.47%) PaaS
4 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) Internet
1 1 (1.47%) Intranet
1 1 (1.47%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (45.59%) Hadoop
2 23 (33.82%) Data Warehouse
2 23 (33.82%) Pentaho
3 19 (27.94%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (10.29%) Apache Hive
5 6 (8.82%) Data Mart
5 6 (8.82%) MongoDB
5 6 (8.82%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (7.35%) Sqoop
7 4 (5.88%) NoSQL
7 4 (5.88%) SQL Server
7 4 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (4.41%) Data Mining
9 2 (2.94%) BigQuery
9 2 (2.94%) BigTable
9 2 (2.94%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 2 (2.94%) Power BI
9 2 (2.94%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 18 (26.47%) JIRA
2 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.47%) PVCS
General
1 4 (5.88%) Finance
2 3 (4.41%) Retail
3 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.94%) Marketing
4 1 (1.47%) Advertising
4 1 (1.47%) Automotive
4 1 (1.47%) Banking
4 1 (1.47%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (44.12%) Developer
2 20 (29.41%) Architect
3 15 (22.06%) Hadoop Developer
4 11 (16.18%) Analyst
5 9 (13.24%) Pentaho Developer
6 8 (11.76%) Data Architect
6 8 (11.76%) JavaScript Developer
7 7 (10.29%) Big Data Developer
7 7 (10.29%) Lead Developer
7 7 (10.29%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (10.29%) Team Leader
8 6 (8.82%) Business Analyst
8 6 (8.82%) Business Intelligence Architect
8 6 (8.82%) Hadoop Architect
9 5 (7.35%) Big Data Architect
10 3 (4.41%) Big Data Analyst
10 3 (4.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 3 (4.41%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
10 3 (4.41%) SC Cleared Java Developer
10 3 (4.41%) SC Cleared Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.76%) CSS
1 8 (11.76%) jQuery
2 5 (7.35%) JSON
2 5 (7.35%) XML
3 3 (4.41%) Play Framework
4 2 (2.94%) .NET
4 2 (2.94%) Node.js
5 1 (1.47%) Apache Avro
5 1 (1.47%) MDX
5 1 (1.47%) REST
5 1 (1.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.76%) Data Integration
2 4 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.41%) Algorithms
3 3 (4.41%) Statistics
3 3 (4.41%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.94%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.47%) Chemistry
5 1 (1.47%) NHS
5 1 (1.47%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.47%) Physics
5 1 (1.47%) User Experience
5 1 (1.47%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 29 (42.65%) Unix
2 2 (2.94%) Linux
3 1 (1.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (44.12%) Business Intelligence
2 29 (42.65%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (39.71%) Scrum
4 23 (33.82%) Analytics
5 19 (27.94%) Data Modelling
6 16 (23.53%) Test Strategy
7 15 (22.06%) Data Management
8 12 (17.65%) Data Analysis
8 12 (17.65%) ETL
9 11 (16.18%) Configuration Management
9 11 (16.18%) User Stories
10 10 (14.71%) Dashboard Development
10 10 (14.71%) Migration
11 9 (13.24%) Inmon Methodology
11 9 (13.24%) Kimball Methodology
12 8 (11.76%) Problem Management
12 8 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
13 7 (10.29%) Data Migration
13 7 (10.29%) Statistical Modelling
13 7 (10.29%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 37 (54.41%) SQL
2 21 (30.88%) PL/SQL
3 19 (27.94%) Shell Script
4 13 (19.12%) Java
5 10 (14.71%) C
6 8 (11.76%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.41%) Python
7 3 (4.41%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.94%) C#
8 2 (2.94%) C++
8 2 (2.94%) R
9 1 (1.47%) Perl
9 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.47%) Ruby
9 1 (1.47%) Scala
9 1 (1.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (19.12%) SC Cleared
1 13 (19.12%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.35%) Degree
3 1 (1.47%) EMC Certification
3 1 (1.47%) PhD
3 1 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.76%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.94%) GCP
2 2 (2.94%) QA
3 1 (1.47%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (7.35%) Apache Flume
1 5 (7.35%) HDFS
2 2 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.47%) Docker
3 1 (1.47%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) Ansible
1 1 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 28 (41.18%) Informatica
2 21 (30.88%) Oracle
3 12 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 8 (11.76%) Cloudera
5 4 (5.88%) Google
5 4 (5.88%) SAP
6 3 (4.41%) Tableau
6 3 (4.41%) VMware
7 2 (2.94%) EMC
7 2 (2.94%) IBM
8 1 (1.47%) Adobe
8 1 (1.47%) Cisco
8 1 (1.47%) Cognos
8 1 (1.47%) Netezza
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