Period
to 24 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Big Data skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Big Data over the 6 months to 24 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Big Data
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 34 53 49
Rank change year-on-year +19 -4 +5
Contract jobs citing Big Data 17 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 3.59% 1.58% 0.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 17.35% 8.40% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 2
Bedfordshire median daily rate £525 £618 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.98% +45.98% -
10th Percentile £410 £481 £403
90th Percentile £625 £646 £461
East of England median daily rate £481 £488 £420
% change year-on-year -1.28% +16.07% -11.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - £45.25

Big Data is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 98 119 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 20.72% 18.83% 17.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 69 60
Bedfordshire median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.18% +6.73%
10th Percentile £346 £300 £229
90th Percentile £578 £625 £603
East of England median daily rate £445 £416 £375
% change year-on-year +6.91% +11.00% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £27.50 - -
East of England median hourly rate £17.31 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -53.21% -1.33% +2.50%

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Big Data as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Big Data in Bedfordshire

Big Data
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Big Data in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Big Data in Bedfordshire

Big Data
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Big Data in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 24 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Big Data in Bedfordshire

Big Data
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

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 Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 24 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +17 17 £525 -14.98% 7
Big Data
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Big Data also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 8 (47.06%) Retail
2 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (41.18%) Analytics
3 6 (35.29%) Apache Spark
3 6 (35.29%) Python
4 5 (29.41%) CRM
4 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (29.41%) Scrum
4 5 (29.41%) Impala
4 5 (29.41%) Hadoop
4 5 (29.41%) Waterfall
4 5 (29.41%) Kafka
4 5 (29.41%) Technical Leadership
5 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (23.53%) Amazon Kinesis
5 4 (23.53%) Marketing
5 4 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
6 3 (17.65%) SQL
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
6 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
6 3 (17.65%) Unix
6 3 (17.65%) OLTP
6 3 (17.65%) RDBMS
6 3 (17.65%) Change Management
6 3 (17.65%) Algorithms
6 3 (17.65%) HDFS
6 3 (17.65%) Amazon EMR
6 3 (17.65%) Mobile App

Big Data
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 6 (35.29%) Apache Spark
2 2 (11.76%) Apache
3 1 (5.88%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.88%) Luigi
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (23.53%) Amazon Kinesis
3 3 (17.65%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (5.88%) Akamai
4 1 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (5.88%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (5.88%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (5.88%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (5.88%) IaaS
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (5.88%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) BIG-IP
1 1 (5.88%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) Hadoop
1 5 (29.41%) Impala
2 4 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (17.65%) Apache Hive
3 3 (17.65%) Apache Kudu
3 3 (17.65%) OLTP
3 3 (17.65%) RDBMS
3 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
4 2 (11.76%) Amazon Athena
4 2 (11.76%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (11.76%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (11.76%) Presto
5 1 (5.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (5.88%) Amazon QuickSight
5 1 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
5 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
General
1 8 (47.06%) Retail
2 4 (23.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Data Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Project Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Technical Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Big Data Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Big Data Solutions Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Change Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) CRM Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Data Manager
4 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce Manager
4 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Lead Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Problem Manager
4 1 (5.88%) SAP Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) Kafka
2 2 (11.76%) .NET
2 2 (11.76%) Spark Streaming
2 2 (11.76%) Web Services
3 1 (5.88%) Java EE
3 1 (5.88%) Middleware
3 1 (5.88%) MLlib
3 1 (5.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (17.65%) Algorithms
2 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.88%) N-Tier
3 1 (5.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Unix
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (41.18%) Analytics
2 5 (29.41%) CRM
2 5 (29.41%) Scrum
2 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (29.41%) Technical Leadership
2 5 (29.41%) Waterfall
3 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
4 3 (17.65%) Change Management
4 3 (17.65%) Data Engineering
4 3 (17.65%) Data Science
5 2 (11.76%) Business Analytics
5 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL
5 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
5 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
5 2 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (11.76%) Project Management
5 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) Python
2 3 (17.65%) Scala
2 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) Java
3 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.88%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) GDPR
1 2 (11.76%) QA
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Apache Flume
1 3 (17.65%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Oozie
2 1 (5.88%) Ansible
2 1 (5.88%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Alteryx
1 1 (5.88%) Cloudera
1 1 (5.88%) F5
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle
1 1 (5.88%) SAP
1 1 (5.88%) Tableau