Period
to 21 September 2018

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 21 September 2018 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 51 56
Rank change year-on-year +37 +5 +3
Contract jobs citing Big Data 56 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 10.11% 1.63% 0.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 38.89% 9.91% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 9 2
Bedfordshire median daily rate £500 £650 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.08% +53.66% -26.43%
10th Percentile £363 £561 £403
90th Percentile £606 £675 £461
East of England median daily rate £475 £488 £375
% change year-on-year -2.56% +30.00% -17.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £17.50 £43.92
% change year-on-year - -60.15% -

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 144 111 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 25.99% 16.42% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 63 63
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £313 £358 £307
90th Percentile £584 £637 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £14.60 - -
East of England median hourly rate £23.50 £30.75 £35.43
% change year-on-year -23.58% -13.21% -2.93%

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 21 September 2018.

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 21 September 2018. 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 +26 51 £500 -23.08% 8
Big Data
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, 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 39 (69.64%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (60.71%) Hadoop
3 29 (51.79%) Analytics
4 28 (50.00%) Python
5 27 (48.21%) Apache Spark
6 26 (46.43%) Data Science
7 22 (39.29%) Amazon EMR
8 20 (35.71%) Java
9 19 (33.93%) Amazon Kinesis
10 18 (32.14%) Amazon Athena
10 18 (32.14%) C++
10 18 (32.14%) OO
11 17 (30.36%) Amazon EC2
11 17 (30.36%) Scala
11 17 (30.36%) Amazon RDS
11 17 (30.36%) Amazon Redshift
12 16 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (25.00%) Retail
14 13 (23.21%) Oracle
14 13 (23.21%) SQL
15 12 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
16 11 (19.64%) Scrum
16 11 (19.64%) Linux
16 11 (19.64%) Apache Cassandra
16 11 (19.64%) NoSQL
16 11 (19.64%) Predictive Modelling
17 10 (17.86%) Waterfall
17 10 (17.86%) Marketing
17 10 (17.86%) PostgreSQL

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 27 (48.21%) Apache Spark
2 8 (14.29%) Apache Airflow
2 8 (14.29%) Luigi
2 8 (14.29%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (5.36%) Apache
3 3 (5.36%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.79%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.79%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.79%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (5.36%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 39 (69.64%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (39.29%) Amazon EMR
3 19 (33.93%) Amazon Kinesis
4 17 (30.36%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (16.07%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (8.93%) IaaS
7 4 (7.14%) Akamai
8 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) BIG-IP
1 4 (7.14%) DNS
1 4 (7.14%) LAN
1 4 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (60.71%) Hadoop
2 18 (32.14%) Amazon Athena
3 17 (30.36%) Amazon RDS
3 17 (30.36%) Amazon Redshift
4 11 (19.64%) Apache Cassandra
4 11 (19.64%) NoSQL
5 10 (17.86%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (16.07%) Apache Hive
7 8 (14.29%) Impala
8 6 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (10.71%) Relational Database
9 5 (8.93%) Apache Kudu
9 5 (8.93%) OLTP
9 5 (8.93%) RDBMS
9 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
9 5 (8.93%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (5.36%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (3.57%) Electronic Patient Records
11 2 (3.57%) Parquet
11 2 (3.57%) Presto
General
1 14 (25.00%) Retail
2 10 (17.86%) Marketing
3 1 (1.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (35.71%) AWS Engineer
2 19 (33.93%) Data Engineer
3 18 (32.14%) Big Data Engineer
4 15 (26.79%) Architect
5 8 (14.29%) Big Data Architect
5 8 (14.29%) Data Architect
6 6 (10.71%) Project Manager
7 5 (8.93%) Analyst
7 5 (8.93%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (7.14%) Big Data Manager
8 4 (7.14%) Business Change Analyst
8 4 (7.14%) Change Analyst
8 4 (7.14%) Data Science Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) IT Manager
8 4 (7.14%) Technical Architect
9 3 (5.36%) AWS Architect
9 3 (5.36%) Data Manager
9 3 (5.36%) Delivery Manager
9 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (3.57%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.86%) MLlib
2 9 (16.07%) Web Services
3 8 (14.29%) Kafka
4 5 (8.93%) .NET
5 3 (5.36%) J2EE
6 2 (3.57%) Apache Avro
6 2 (3.57%) Spark Streaming
7 1 (1.79%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.36%) Algorithms
2 3 (5.36%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (3.57%) NHS
3 2 (3.57%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.79%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.79%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.64%) Linux
2 5 (8.93%) Unix
3 4 (7.14%) Windows
3 4 (7.14%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (51.79%) Analytics
2 26 (46.43%) Data Science
3 18 (32.14%) OO
4 16 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (19.64%) Predictive Modelling
6 11 (19.64%) Scrum
7 10 (17.86%) Linear Programming
7 10 (17.86%) Waterfall
8 9 (16.07%) CRM
9 8 (14.29%) Actionable Insight
9 8 (14.29%) Customer Acquisition
9 8 (14.29%) E-Commerce
9 8 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
9 8 (14.29%) Performance Metrics
9 8 (14.29%) Workflow
9 8 (14.29%) Workflow Management
10 7 (12.50%) Data Engineering
11 6 (10.71%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 28 (50.00%) Python
2 20 (35.71%) Java
3 18 (32.14%) C++
4 17 (30.36%) Scala
5 13 (23.21%) SQL
6 5 (8.93%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.57%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.57%) R
8 1 (1.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (1.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) SLA
2 3 (5.36%) GDPR
3 2 (3.57%) PMO
3 2 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.71%) Apache Flume
1 6 (10.71%) HDFS
2 4 (7.14%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 6 (10.71%) Oozie
2 5 (8.93%) Ansible
2 5 (8.93%) Terraform
3 1 (1.79%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (1.79%) Kibana
Vendors
1 13 (23.21%) Oracle
2 6 (10.71%) Cloudera
2 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.93%) IBM
4 4 (7.14%) F5
4 4 (7.14%) SAP
5 3 (5.36%) Alteryx
5 3 (5.36%) Tableau
6 2 (3.57%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.79%) Google
7 1 (1.79%) Talend