Period
to 27 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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 27 May 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
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 75 106
Rank change year-on-year +13 +31 +49
Contract jobs citing Big Data 115 77 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.92% 2.02% 1.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.69% 12.15% 11.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 41 62
Berkshire median daily rate £550 £438 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.71% -7.89% +2.70%
10th Percentile £365 £300 £350
90th Percentile £613 £750 £556
South East median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year -65.00% - -

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 Berkshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 689 634 686
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 17.51% 16.64% 13.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 328 432
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £415 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.42% +0.61% +6.80%
10th Percentile £325 £284 £266
90th Percentile £588 £556 £538
South East median daily rate £438 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +9.24% +0.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 35 35
Berkshire median hourly rate £39.50 £9.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +315.79% -17.39% -64.62%
10th Percentile £11.35 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £58.88 £47.80 £15.75
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £17.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +135.29% -26.09% -23.33%

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Big Data as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Big Data in Berkshire

Big Data
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Big Data in Berkshire

Big Data
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Big Data in Berkshire over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Big Data in Berkshire

Big Data
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 within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 27 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
Reading -12 31 £513 +7.89% 20
Newbury -3 17 £538 - 5
Windsor - 13 £575 -
Maidenhead +3 12 £500 +73.91% 1
Slough -11 5 £456 +17.74%
Bracknell -1 4 £545 - 2
Big Data
South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 65 (56.52%) Hadoop
2 57 (49.57%) Java
3 46 (40.00%) Linux
4 44 (38.26%) Cloudera
4 44 (38.26%) Analytics
5 42 (36.52%) HDFS
6 39 (33.91%) Scala
7 37 (32.17%) Apache Flume
8 35 (30.43%) Kafka
8 35 (30.43%) Data Lake
9 33 (28.70%) Sqoop
10 32 (27.83%) Apache Spark
11 31 (26.96%) Apache Hive
11 31 (26.96%) Agile Software Development
12 30 (26.09%) SQL Server
12 30 (26.09%) Data Strategy
13 29 (25.22%) HBase
14 28 (24.35%) Web Services
15 27 (23.48%) Python
15 27 (23.48%) RESTful
16 25 (21.74%) JavaScript
16 25 (21.74%) Greenfield Project
16 25 (21.74%) Impala
17 24 (20.87%) Bash Shell
17 24 (20.87%) MapR
17 24 (20.87%) Hortonworks
18 23 (20.00%) CentOS
18 23 (20.00%) Oozie
19 22 (19.13%) Talend
20 21 (18.26%) SOAP

Big Data
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 32 (27.83%) Apache Spark
2 8 (6.96%) Apache Pig
3 5 (4.35%) SAS
4 3 (2.61%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.61%) CMS
5 2 (1.74%) Apache
5 2 (1.74%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.87%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.87%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.87%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 3 (2.61%) SPSS
2 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.87%) GIMP
3 1 (0.87%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.74%) SAP APO
1 2 (1.74%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (15.65%) Google Tag Manager
3 16 (13.91%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (5.22%) Azure Data Factory
5 3 (2.61%) Serverless
6 2 (1.74%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.74%) GitHub
6 2 (1.74%) PaaS
7 1 (0.87%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.87%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.87%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.74%) HTTP
1 2 (1.74%) SSH
1 2 (1.74%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.87%) DNS
2 1 (0.87%) Firewall
2 1 (0.87%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (0.87%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (56.52%) Hadoop
2 35 (30.43%) Data Lake
3 33 (28.70%) Sqoop
4 31 (26.96%) Apache Hive
5 30 (26.09%) SQL Server
6 29 (25.22%) HBase
7 25 (21.74%) Impala
8 21 (18.26%) PostgreSQL
9 17 (14.78%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (8.70%) Power BI
11 6 (5.22%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (5.22%) MongoDB
11 6 (5.22%) NoSQL
11 6 (5.22%) RDBMS
11 6 (5.22%) Relational Database
12 5 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (3.48%) Pentaho
13 4 (3.48%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (3.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (3.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.61%) Cucumber
1 3 (2.61%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.61%) Maven
2 2 (1.74%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.74%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.74%) JIRA
2 2 (1.74%) JUnit
2 2 (1.74%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (0.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.87%) ERwin
3 1 (0.87%) git-flow
3 1 (0.87%) gulp
3 1 (0.87%) Protractor
3 1 (0.87%) Selenium
3 1 (0.87%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.87%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (6.09%) Finance
2 6 (5.22%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.35%) Marketing
4 3 (2.61%) Billing
4 3 (2.61%) Retail
5 1 (0.87%) Electronics
5 1 (0.87%) French Language
5 1 (0.87%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (23.48%) Developer
2 14 (12.17%) Architect
3 11 (9.57%) Data Engineer
4 10 (8.70%) Java Developer
5 8 (6.96%) Big Data Engineer
5 8 (6.96%) Consultant
5 8 (6.96%) Data Architect
6 7 (6.09%) Data Consultant
7 6 (5.22%) Big Data Architect
7 6 (5.22%) Cloud Architect
7 6 (5.22%) Hadoop Engineer
7 6 (5.22%) Insight Consultant
7 6 (5.22%) Java Engineer
8 5 (4.35%) Big Data Developer
8 5 (4.35%) Cloud Engineer
8 5 (4.35%) Java Scala Developer
8 5 (4.35%) Scala Developer
8 5 (4.35%) Support Engineer
9 4 (3.48%) Administrator
9 4 (3.48%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (30.43%) Kafka
2 28 (24.35%) Web Services
3 27 (23.48%) RESTful
4 21 (18.26%) SOAP
5 10 (8.70%) AngularJS
6 8 (6.96%) Node.js
7 7 (6.09%) React
8 6 (5.22%) CSS
9 4 (3.48%) JMS
9 4 (3.48%) Play Framework
9 4 (3.48%) REST
10 3 (2.61%) JSON
10 3 (2.61%) Middleware
10 3 (2.61%) Spring
10 3 (2.61%) XML
11 2 (1.74%) Hibernate
11 2 (1.74%) Java EE
11 2 (1.74%) JSP
11 2 (1.74%) SAML
11 2 (1.74%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.74%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (11.30%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.09%) Mobile App
4 6 (5.22%) Replication
5 5 (4.35%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (2.61%) Blog
6 3 (2.61%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.61%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.74%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.87%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.87%) Clustering
8 1 (0.87%) Cyberattack
8 1 (0.87%) IVR
8 1 (0.87%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.87%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.87%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 46 (40.00%) Linux
2 23 (20.00%) CentOS
3 10 (8.70%) Windows
4 5 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.48%) Android
5 4 (3.48%) Debian
5 4 (3.48%) Ubuntu
6 3 (2.61%) Unix
7 2 (1.74%) Mesosphere
8 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (38.26%) Analytics
2 31 (26.96%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (26.09%) Data Strategy
4 18 (15.65%) Tag Management
4 18 (15.65%) Web Analytics
5 17 (14.78%) Data Modelling
5 17 (14.78%) ETL
6 15 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (12.17%) Open Source
7 14 (12.17%) Scrum
8 13 (11.30%) Machine Learning
9 12 (10.43%) Software Engineering
10 11 (9.57%) Data Analytics
10 11 (9.57%) Microservices
11 10 (8.70%) ITIL
11 10 (8.70%) TDD
12 9 (7.83%) Data Ingestion
12 9 (7.83%) DevOps
12 9 (7.83%) Migration
13 8 (6.96%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 57 (49.57%) Java
2 39 (33.91%) Scala
3 27 (23.48%) Python
4 25 (21.74%) JavaScript
5 24 (20.87%) Bash Shell
6 16 (13.91%) SQL
7 14 (12.17%) C#
8 13 (11.30%) R
9 8 (6.96%) C++
10 6 (5.22%) PowerShell
11 5 (4.35%) C
11 5 (4.35%) Go
12 4 (3.48%) F#
12 4 (3.48%) Lua
12 4 (3.48%) TypeScript
13 2 (1.74%) Java 8
13 2 (1.74%) VBA
14 1 (0.87%) PHP
14 1 (0.87%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (10.43%) Security Cleared
2 10 (8.70%) Degree
3 8 (6.96%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.48%) DV Cleared
4 4 (3.48%) MCSE
4 4 (3.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.87%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.35%) GDPR
2 4 (3.48%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.48%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 4 (3.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 42 (36.52%) HDFS
2 37 (32.17%) Apache Flume
3 5 (4.35%) Docker
4 3 (2.61%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.74%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.74%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.87%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.87%) KVM
6 1 (0.87%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.87%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (20.00%) Oozie
2 8 (6.96%) Puppet
3 4 (3.48%) Ansible
3 4 (3.48%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.74%) Ambari
4 2 (1.74%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (1.74%) Kibana
4 2 (1.74%) SELinux
5 1 (0.87%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.87%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.87%) Packer
5 1 (0.87%) Salt
5 1 (0.87%) Terraform
5 1 (0.87%) yum
Vendors
1 44 (38.26%) Cloudera
2 24 (20.87%) Hortonworks
2 24 (20.87%) MapR
3 22 (19.13%) Talend
4 19 (16.52%) Google
5 18 (15.65%) Salesforce.com
5 18 (15.65%) Tealium
6 11 (9.57%) Microsoft
7 8 (6.96%) Tableau
8 7 (6.09%) SAP
9 5 (4.35%) Oracle
10 4 (3.48%) Atlassian
10 4 (3.48%) Informatica
10 4 (3.48%) Teradata
10 4 (3.48%) Xamarin
11 3 (2.61%) Ab Initio
11 3 (2.61%) Red Hat
11 3 (2.61%) Vertica
12 2 (1.74%) Splunk
13 1 (0.87%) RapidMiner