Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 53 56
Rank change year-on-year +33 +3 0
Contract jobs citing Big Data 39 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 7.12% 2.04% 0.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 31.71% 11.20% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 9 2
Bedfordshire median daily rate £550 £650 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.38% +53.66% -26.43%
10th Percentile £372 £561 £403
90th Percentile £625 £675 £461
East of England median daily rate £500 £488 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +30.00% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £17.50 £42.92
% change year-on-year - -59.23% -21.25%

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 123 125 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 22.45% 18.25% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 72 67
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.68% +3.33%
10th Percentile £313 £330 £234
90th Percentile £600 £633 £588
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £27.50 - -
East of England median hourly rate £30.95 £29.50 £36.82
% change year-on-year +4.92% -19.88% +16.85%

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 +27 38 £550 -15.38% 9
Big Data
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 24 (61.54%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (48.72%) Hadoop
2 19 (48.72%) Analytics
3 16 (41.03%) Python
4 15 (38.46%) Retail
4 15 (38.46%) Apache Spark
5 14 (35.90%) Data Science
6 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (28.21%) CRM
8 10 (25.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (25.64%) Waterfall
8 10 (25.64%) Scrum
8 10 (25.64%) Amazon EMR
9 9 (23.08%) Amazon Kinesis
9 9 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (23.08%) Linux
10 8 (20.51%) Web Services
10 8 (20.51%) E-Commerce
10 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (20.51%) Impala
10 8 (20.51%) Kafka
11 7 (17.95%) Amazon RDS
11 7 (17.95%) Amazon Redshift
11 7 (17.95%) HDFS
11 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (17.95%) Amazon Athena
11 7 (17.95%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (17.95%) Apache Hive
11 7 (17.95%) OO
11 7 (17.95%) C++

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 15 (38.46%) Apache Spark
2 3 (7.69%) Apache Airflow
2 3 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (7.69%) Luigi
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.13%) Apache
4 1 (2.56%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.56%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (61.54%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (25.64%) Amazon EMR
3 9 (23.08%) Amazon Kinesis
4 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (17.95%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (12.82%) IaaS
7 4 (10.26%) Akamai
8 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) BIG-IP
1 4 (10.26%) DNS
2 3 (7.69%) LAN
2 3 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (48.72%) Hadoop
2 8 (20.51%) Impala
3 7 (17.95%) Amazon Athena
3 7 (17.95%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (17.95%) Amazon Redshift
3 7 (17.95%) Apache Hive
4 6 (15.38%) Apache Kudu
4 6 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (15.38%) OLTP
4 6 (15.38%) RDBMS
4 6 (15.38%) Relational Database
4 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
5 3 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (7.69%) NoSQL
5 3 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (5.13%) Presto
7 1 (2.56%) Parquet
General
1 15 (38.46%) Retail
2 6 (15.38%) Marketing
3 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Architect
2 8 (20.51%) AWS Engineer
2 8 (20.51%) Data Architect
3 7 (17.95%) Big Data Architect
3 7 (17.95%) Big Data Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Data Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Project Manager
5 5 (12.82%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (12.82%) Technical Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) AWS Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Technical Manager
6 3 (7.69%) Technical Project Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Analytics Manager
7 2 (5.13%) AWS Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Big Data Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Cloud Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.51%) Kafka
1 8 (20.51%) Web Services
2 6 (15.38%) .NET
3 3 (7.69%) J2EE
3 3 (7.69%) MLlib
4 2 (5.13%) Spark Streaming
5 1 (2.56%) Apache Avro
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.82%) Mobile App
3 3 (7.69%) Algorithms
3 3 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) Linux
2 6 (15.38%) Unix
3 3 (7.69%) Windows
3 3 (7.69%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) Analytics
2 14 (35.90%) Data Science
3 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (28.21%) CRM
5 10 (25.64%) Scrum
5 10 (25.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (25.64%) Waterfall
6 9 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (20.51%) E-Commerce
8 7 (17.95%) OO
9 6 (15.38%) High Availability
9 6 (15.38%) Infrastructure Management
9 6 (15.38%) ITIL
9 6 (15.38%) Problem Management
10 5 (12.82%) Data Engineering
10 5 (12.82%) Project Management
10 5 (12.82%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (10.26%) Data Modelling
11 4 (10.26%) Network Load Balancing
11 4 (10.26%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) Python
2 7 (17.95%) C++
2 7 (17.95%) Java
3 6 (15.38%) Scala
3 6 (15.38%) Shell Script
4 5 (12.82%) SQL
5 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.56%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) SLA
2 4 (10.26%) GDPR
3 3 (7.69%) QA
4 1 (2.56%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (17.95%) HDFS
2 6 (15.38%) Apache Flume
3 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) Oozie
2 5 (12.82%) Ansible
2 5 (12.82%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) Cloudera
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 6 (15.38%) Oracle
2 5 (12.82%) SAP
3 4 (10.26%) F5
4 2 (5.13%) Alteryx
4 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.13%) Tableau
5 1 (2.56%) IBM