Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 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
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 55 55
Rank change year-on-year +37 0 +1
Contract jobs citing Big Data 57 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 9.34% 0.91% 0.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 36.54% 6.25% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 5 0
Bedfordshire median daily rate £475 £650 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.92% - -
East of England median daily rate £475 £450 £375
% change year-on-year +5.56% +20.00% -16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - £46.50
East of England median hourly rate £44.50 £47.00 £42.75
% change year-on-year -5.32% +9.95% -

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 156 96 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 25.57% 14.50% 11.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 56 51
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +10.39% -6.67%
10th Percentile £309 £311 £256
90th Percentile £597 £596 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £14.30 - £46.50
10th Percentile £13.71 - £23.75
90th Percentile £15.37 - £48.65
East of England median hourly rate £26.00 £31.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year -17.46% -8.70% +28.97%

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 15 July 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 15 July 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 +28 52 £475 -26.92% 2
Big Data
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 40 (70.18%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (68.42%) Hadoop
3 29 (50.88%) Python
3 29 (50.88%) Analytics
4 28 (49.12%) Apache Spark
5 25 (43.86%) Data Science
6 23 (40.35%) Java
7 21 (36.84%) C++
7 21 (36.84%) OO
8 20 (35.09%) Amazon EMR
9 19 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (31.58%) Scala
10 18 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (31.58%) Amazon Athena
11 17 (29.82%) Amazon RDS
11 17 (29.82%) Amazon Redshift
11 17 (29.82%) Amazon Kinesis
11 17 (29.82%) Amazon EC2
12 16 (28.07%) Oracle
13 15 (26.32%) SQL
13 15 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
14 14 (24.56%) Predictive Modelling
14 14 (24.56%) Apache Cassandra
14 14 (24.56%) NoSQL
15 13 (22.81%) Retail
15 13 (22.81%) PostgreSQL
15 13 (22.81%) MLlib
15 13 (22.81%) Linear Programming
16 11 (19.30%) Data Engineering
16 11 (19.30%) Scrum

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 28 (49.12%) Apache Spark
2 8 (14.04%) Apache Airflow
2 8 (14.04%) Luigi
2 8 (14.04%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.75%) Apache
4 1 (1.75%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.75%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.75%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 40 (70.18%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (35.09%) Amazon EMR
3 17 (29.82%) Amazon EC2
3 17 (29.82%) Amazon Kinesis
4 9 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (8.77%) IaaS
6 4 (7.02%) Akamai
7 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.75%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) BIG-IP
1 4 (7.02%) DNS
1 4 (7.02%) LAN
1 4 (7.02%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (68.42%) Hadoop
2 18 (31.58%) Amazon Athena
3 17 (29.82%) Amazon RDS
3 17 (29.82%) Amazon Redshift
4 14 (24.56%) Apache Cassandra
4 14 (24.56%) NoSQL
5 13 (22.81%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (15.79%) Apache Hive
6 9 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (10.53%) Impala
7 6 (10.53%) Relational Database
7 6 (10.53%) SQL Server
7 6 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (8.77%) Apache Kudu
8 5 (8.77%) OLTP
8 5 (8.77%) RDBMS
9 3 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (5.26%) Electronic Patient Records
10 2 (3.51%) Parquet
11 1 (1.75%) Mahout
General
1 13 (22.81%) Retail
2 9 (15.79%) Marketing
3 1 (1.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (40.35%) AWS Engineer
2 22 (38.60%) Data Engineer
3 21 (36.84%) Big Data Engineer
4 14 (24.56%) Architect
5 7 (12.28%) Big Data Architect
5 7 (12.28%) Data Architect
6 6 (10.53%) Analyst
6 6 (10.53%) Project Manager
7 5 (8.77%) Hadoop Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) Big Data Manager
8 4 (7.02%) Business Change Analyst
8 4 (7.02%) Change Analyst
8 4 (7.02%) Data Science Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) IT Manager
8 4 (7.02%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (7.02%) Technical Architect
9 3 (5.26%) Consultant
9 3 (5.26%) Data Manager
9 3 (5.26%) Delivery Manager
9 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.81%) MLlib
2 9 (15.79%) Web Services
3 6 (10.53%) Kafka
4 5 (8.77%) .NET
5 3 (5.26%) J2EE
6 2 (3.51%) Apache Avro
7 1 (1.75%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.26%) NHS
2 3 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (3.51%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.51%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.75%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.75%) RIA
4 1 (1.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.30%) Linux
2 5 (8.77%) Unix
3 4 (7.02%) Windows
3 4 (7.02%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (50.88%) Analytics
2 25 (43.86%) Data Science
3 21 (36.84%) OO
4 19 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (24.56%) Predictive Modelling
8 13 (22.81%) Linear Programming
9 11 (19.30%) Data Engineering
9 11 (19.30%) Scrum
10 10 (17.54%) Waterfall
11 9 (15.79%) Infrastructure Management
12 8 (14.04%) Actionable Insight
12 8 (14.04%) Customer Acquisition
12 8 (14.04%) E-Commerce
12 8 (14.04%) Performance Metrics
12 8 (14.04%) Workflow
12 8 (14.04%) Workflow Management
13 7 (12.28%) CRM
13 7 (12.28%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 29 (50.88%) Python
2 23 (40.35%) Java
3 21 (36.84%) C++
4 18 (31.58%) Scala
5 15 (26.32%) SQL
6 5 (8.77%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.51%) R
8 1 (1.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (1.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) SLA
2 3 (5.26%) PMO
3 2 (3.51%) GDPR
3 2 (3.51%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.53%) Apache Flume
1 6 (10.53%) HDFS
2 4 (7.02%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.75%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 6 (10.53%) Oozie
2 5 (8.77%) Ansible
2 5 (8.77%) Terraform
3 1 (1.75%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (1.75%) Kibana
Vendors
1 16 (28.07%) Oracle
2 6 (10.53%) Cloudera
2 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.77%) IBM
4 4 (7.02%) F5
4 4 (7.02%) SAP
5 3 (5.26%) Alteryx
5 3 (5.26%) Tableau
6 2 (3.51%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.75%) Google
7 1 (1.75%) Talend