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 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 102 113 110
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Contract jobs citing Big Data 34 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.21% 0.63% 0.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.39% 2.65% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 3
Median daily rate £461 £325 £631
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.92% -48.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £310 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £463 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £19.61 £16.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.56% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £16.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+22.56% -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
631 604 516
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.47% 23.69% 21.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 395 317
Median daily rate £400 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £270 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 14
Median hourly rate £29.50 £18.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.88% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £14.40 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.65 £32.01 £41.34
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+38.00% -23.07%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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
Shropshire -26 15 £460 -0.54%
Warwickshire - 4 £550 - 1
Birmingham +2 3 £370 +13.84% 1
Coventry -3 3 £438 +41.12%
Solihull - 1 - -
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 40 (58.82%) SQL
2 38 (55.88%) Hadoop
3 33 (48.53%) Business Intelligence
4 32 (47.06%) Informatica
5 31 (45.59%) Unix
6 30 (44.12%) Scrum
7 28 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (39.71%) Pentaho
9 25 (36.76%) Oracle
10 23 (33.82%) PL/SQL
11 21 (30.88%) BusinessObjects
11 21 (30.88%) Shell Script
11 21 (30.88%) JIRA
11 21 (30.88%) Confluence
12 20 (29.41%) Analytics
12 20 (29.41%) Data Modelling
13 19 (27.94%) Test Strategy
14 18 (26.47%) Data Warehouse
15 14 (20.59%) SC Cleared
15 14 (20.59%) Security Cleared
16 13 (19.12%) Java
17 12 (17.65%) Configuration Management
17 12 (17.65%) Data Analysis
17 12 (17.65%) User Stories
18 11 (16.18%) Problem Management
19 10 (14.71%) Data Management
19 10 (14.71%) Microsoft
19 10 (14.71%) ETL
19 10 (14.71%) Dashboard Development
20 9 (13.24%) Kimball Methodology

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 21 (30.88%) Confluence
2 6 (8.82%) Apache Pig
2 6 (8.82%) SAS
3 4 (5.88%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.94%) Node.js
5 1 (1.47%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.41%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.94%) MS Project
4 1 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.47%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.47%) GitHub
3 1 (1.47%) Heroku
3 1 (1.47%) IaaS
3 1 (1.47%) PaaS
3 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (55.88%) Hadoop
2 27 (39.71%) Pentaho
3 21 (30.88%) BusinessObjects
4 18 (26.47%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (13.24%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (11.76%) Apache Hive
7 6 (8.82%) Data Mart
8 5 (7.35%) MongoDB
8 5 (7.35%) Sqoop
9 4 (5.88%) NoSQL
10 3 (4.41%) Data Mining
11 2 (2.94%) BigQuery
11 2 (2.94%) BigTable
11 2 (2.94%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 2 (2.94%) HBase
11 2 (2.94%) Impala
11 2 (2.94%) SQL Server
11 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (2.94%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 21 (30.88%) JIRA
2 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.47%) PVCS
General
1 3 (4.41%) Finance
2 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.94%) Retail
3 1 (1.47%) Automotive
3 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (52.94%) Developer
2 21 (30.88%) Hadoop Developer
3 17 (25.00%) Architect
4 12 (17.65%) Pentaho Developer
5 9 (13.24%) Big Data Developer
6 8 (11.76%) Analyst
6 8 (11.76%) JavaScript Developer
7 7 (10.29%) Data Architect
7 7 (10.29%) Lead Developer
7 7 (10.29%) Team Leader
8 6 (8.82%) Business Intelligence Architect
8 6 (8.82%) Hadoop Architect
9 5 (7.35%) Big Data Architect
9 5 (7.35%) Project Manager
9 5 (7.35%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (4.41%) Business Analyst
10 3 (4.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 3 (4.41%) Data Analyst
10 3 (4.41%) 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 4 (5.88%) JSON
2 4 (5.88%) XML
3 2 (2.94%) .NET
3 2 (2.94%) Play Framework
4 1 (1.47%) Apache Avro
4 1 (1.47%) MDX
4 1 (1.47%) REST
4 1 (1.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.76%) Data Integration
2 3 (4.41%) Algorithms
2 3 (4.41%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.41%) Statistics
3 2 (2.94%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.94%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.47%) Chemistry
4 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.47%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.47%) NHS
4 1 (1.47%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.47%) Physics
4 1 (1.47%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 31 (45.59%) Unix
2 2 (2.94%) Linux
3 1 (1.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (48.53%) Business Intelligence
2 30 (44.12%) Scrum
3 28 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (29.41%) Analytics
4 20 (29.41%) Data Modelling
5 19 (27.94%) Test Strategy
6 12 (17.65%) Configuration Management
6 12 (17.65%) Data Analysis
6 12 (17.65%) User Stories
7 11 (16.18%) Problem Management
8 10 (14.71%) Dashboard Development
8 10 (14.71%) Data Management
8 10 (14.71%) ETL
9 9 (13.24%) Inmon Methodology
9 9 (13.24%) Kimball Methodology
10 7 (10.29%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (10.29%) Statistical Modelling
11 6 (8.82%) Migration
12 4 (5.88%) Data Migration
12 4 (5.88%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 40 (58.82%) SQL
2 23 (33.82%) PL/SQL
3 21 (30.88%) Shell Script
4 13 (19.12%) Java
5 9 (13.24%) C
6 8 (11.76%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.41%) Scala
8 2 (2.94%) C#
9 1 (1.47%) C++
9 1 (1.47%) Perl
9 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.47%) Python
9 1 (1.47%) Ruby
9 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (20.59%) SC Cleared
1 14 (20.59%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (1.47%) EMC Certification
3 1 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.35%) 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 6 (8.82%) HDFS
2 5 (7.35%) Apache Flume
3 2 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.47%) Docker
4 1 (1.47%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) Ansible
1 1 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 32 (47.06%) Informatica
2 25 (36.76%) Oracle
3 10 (14.71%) 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 1 (1.47%) Cisco
7 1 (1.47%) EMC