Period
to 22 August 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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 17 14 54
Rank change year-on-year -3 +40 +2
Contract jobs citing Big Data 26 59 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 6.90% 10.23% 1.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 44.07% 40.14% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 39 7
Bedfordshire median daily rate £600 £475 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.32% -26.92% -
10th Percentile £423 £306 £458
90th Percentile £675 £606 £675
East of England median daily rate £525 £475 £488
% change year-on-year +10.53% -2.56% +34.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £45.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year - +157.14% -61.33%

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 59 147 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 15.65% 25.48% 15.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 104 61
Bedfordshire median daily rate £463 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +2.86% +12.90%
10th Percentile £330 £309 £330
90th Percentile £625 £593 £595
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £14.60 -
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +40.00% -16.67% -14.29%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -6 21 £600 +26.32% 4
Big Data
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 14 (53.85%) Hadoop
2 11 (42.31%) AWS
3 10 (38.46%) Analytics
4 9 (34.62%) Information Security
5 8 (30.77%) ETL
5 8 (30.77%) Visualisation
6 7 (26.92%) Apache Spark
6 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (26.92%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (26.92%) E-Commerce
6 7 (26.92%) Informatica
6 7 (26.92%) Retail
6 7 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (23.08%) Data Architecture
7 6 (23.08%) Data Visualisation
8 5 (19.23%) Tableau
8 5 (19.23%) CSSLP
8 5 (19.23%) Security Architecture
8 5 (19.23%) Amazon EMR
8 5 (19.23%) Amazon Redshift
8 5 (19.23%) Data Modelling
8 5 (19.23%) CISSP
8 5 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (19.23%) ISSAP
8 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
8 5 (19.23%) Teradata
8 5 (19.23%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 5 (19.23%) Data Science
9 4 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing

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 7 (26.92%) Apache Spark
2 2 (7.69%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (3.85%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (42.31%) AWS
2 5 (19.23%) Amazon EMR
3 4 (15.38%) Azure
4 3 (11.54%) Qubole
5 2 (7.69%) Amazon Kinesis
5 2 (7.69%) Amazon S3
5 2 (7.69%) GCP
6 1 (3.85%) Google Analytics
6 1 (3.85%) IaaS
6 1 (3.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) DNS
1 1 (3.85%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (53.85%) Hadoop
2 7 (26.92%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (19.23%) Amazon Redshift
4 4 (15.38%) HBase
4 4 (15.38%) Parquet
5 3 (11.54%) Data Lake
5 3 (11.54%) NoSQL
6 2 (7.69%) Amazon QuickSight
6 2 (7.69%) Apache Hive
6 2 (7.69%) Impala
6 2 (7.69%) Sqoop
7 1 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (3.85%) Apache Kudu
7 1 (3.85%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
7 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 7 (26.92%) Retail
2 3 (11.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Consultant
2 8 (30.77%) Information Security Consultant
2 8 (30.77%) Security Consultant
3 6 (23.08%) Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Big Data Consultant
3 6 (23.08%) Data Consultant
4 5 (19.23%) Architect
4 5 (19.23%) E-Commerce Consultant
5 4 (15.38%) Business Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) Data Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Big Data Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Data Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Leader
7 1 (3.85%) Analytics Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Digital Analytics Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Marketing Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) Kafka
2 2 (7.69%) .NET
2 2 (7.69%) Apache Avro
2 2 (7.69%) JSON
2 2 (7.69%) PySpark
2 2 (7.69%) XML
3 1 (3.85%) Spark Streaming
3 1 (3.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
3 4 (15.38%) Data Structures
4 2 (7.69%) Public Cloud
5 1 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (3.85%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Analytics
2 9 (34.62%) Information Security
3 8 (30.77%) ETL
3 8 (30.77%) Visualisation
4 7 (26.92%) E-Commerce
4 7 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (23.08%) Data Architecture
5 6 (23.08%) Data Visualisation
6 5 (19.23%) Data Modelling
6 5 (19.23%) Data Science
6 5 (19.23%) Security Architecture
7 4 (15.38%) ETL Development
7 4 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (11.54%) CRM
8 3 (11.54%) IT Strategy
8 3 (11.54%) Scrum
9 2 (7.69%) Data Ingestion
9 2 (7.69%) Technical Leadership
9 2 (7.69%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) Java
2 3 (11.54%) Python
2 3 (11.54%) Scala
3 2 (7.69%) Go
3 2 (7.69%) R
4 1 (3.85%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) (ISC)2 CCSP
1 5 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (19.23%) CISSP
1 5 (19.23%) CSSLP
1 5 (19.23%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.85%) GDPR
2 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) HDFS
2 2 (7.69%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Oozie
2 1 (3.85%) Mesos
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Informatica
2 5 (19.23%) Tableau
2 5 (19.23%) Teradata
3 3 (11.54%) SAP
3 3 (11.54%) Talend
4 2 (7.69%) Alteryx
5 1 (3.85%) DataFlux
5 1 (3.85%) Google
5 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.85%) Trillium