Period
to 25 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a Big Data Engineer was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Engineer
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 156 151 -
Rank change year-on-year -5 - -
Contract jobs requiring a Big Data Engineer 8 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.20% 0.18% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 0
Berkshire median daily rate £575 £525 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.52% - -
South East median daily rate £463 £500 £550
% change year-on-year -7.50% -9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Contract vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 3,655 3,519 4,579
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.37% 92.85% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,932 1,675 2,436
Berkshire median daily rate £420 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75% +4.71%
10th Percentile £258 £225 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 160 179
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -20.00%
10th Percentile £8.00 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £44.25 £42.10 £55.11
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.86% -7.89% +9.35%

Big Data Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Big Data Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Big Data Engineer in Berkshire

Big Data Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Big Data Engineer in Berkshire

Big Data Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 25 May 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
Windsor - 5 £575 -
Reading -3 3 £550 +4.76% 1
Big Data Engineer
South East

Big Data Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, Big Data Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region featuring Big Data Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Big Data
2 7 (87.50%) HDFS
2 7 (87.50%) Hadoop
3 6 (75.00%) Kafka
4 5 (62.50%) RESTful
4 5 (62.50%) Java
4 5 (62.50%) Web Services
4 5 (62.50%) Data Lake
4 5 (62.50%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (62.50%) Data Strategy
4 5 (62.50%) Cloudera
5 3 (37.50%) Apache Spark
5 3 (37.50%) DevOps
5 3 (37.50%) Linux
5 3 (37.50%) Puppet
6 2 (25.00%) Apache Hive
6 2 (25.00%) HBase
6 2 (25.00%) Apache Flume
6 2 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (25.00%) SQL
6 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
6 2 (25.00%) Atlassian
6 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
6 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (25.00%) Impala
6 2 (25.00%) Kibana
7 1 (12.50%) gulp
7 1 (12.50%) Protractor

Big Data Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 3 (37.50%) Apache Spark
2 1 (12.50%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) Big Data
2 7 (87.50%) Hadoop
3 5 (62.50%) Data Lake
4 2 (25.00%) Apache Hive
4 2 (25.00%) HBase
4 2 (25.00%) Impala
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
1 1 (12.50%) gulp
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 1 (12.50%) Protractor
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
1 1 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) Kafka
2 5 (62.50%) RESTful
2 5 (62.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (12.50%) Node.js
3 1 (12.50%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Data Strategy
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) HDFS
2 2 (25.00%) Apache Flume
3 1 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Puppet
2 2 (25.00%) Kibana
3 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Cloudera
2 2 (25.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle