Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 65 63 108
Rank change year-on-year -2 +45 +3
Contract jobs citing Big Data 124 123 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.03% 3.05% 1.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.80% 15.22% 8.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 105 38
Berkshire median daily rate £515 £525 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.90% -2.33% +7.50%
10th Percentile £403 £376 £351
90th Percentile £638 £608 £825
South East median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £19.34 £80.25
% change year-on-year +106.83% -75.90% +60.50%

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 738 808 669
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 18.02% 20.02% 16.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 493 384
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £292
90th Percentile £588 £588 £609
South East median daily rate £450 £419 £400
% change year-on-year +7.46% +4.62% +3.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 33
Berkshire median hourly rate £22.33 £43.25 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.38% +355.26% -24.00%
10th Percentile £15.13 £14.20 £9.25
90th Percentile £29.00 £55.60 £35.14
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -22.22% +164.71% -35.85%

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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019. 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
Slough +3 27 £550 +12.82% 4
Reading 0 24 £425 -15.00% 9
Newbury -7 20 £500 +11.11% 6
Maidenhead +1 8 £475 -19.15% 4
Bracknell -9 4 £418 -31.84% 2
Wokingham -11 1 £725 +16.00%
Big Data
South East

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 70 (56.45%) Python
2 65 (52.42%) Hadoop
3 56 (45.16%) Apache Spark
4 55 (44.35%) Analytics
5 43 (34.68%) SQL
6 39 (31.45%) ETL
7 34 (27.42%) Telecoms
8 32 (25.81%) Amazon AWS
8 32 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
9 31 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
10 29 (23.39%) Open Source
10 29 (23.39%) Apache Hive
11 28 (22.58%) Kafka
12 27 (21.77%) Data Analytics
13 26 (20.97%) Linux
14 23 (18.55%) Machine Learning
14 23 (18.55%) Data Protection
15 22 (17.74%) Big Data Analytics
15 22 (17.74%) Network Architecture
15 22 (17.74%) Internet
15 22 (17.74%) Firewall
15 22 (17.74%) Legal
16 21 (16.94%) SSH
16 21 (16.94%) TCP/IP
16 21 (16.94%) Web Development
16 21 (16.94%) Spark Streaming
16 21 (16.94%) Kalman Filter
16 21 (16.94%) Flink
16 21 (16.94%) Data Ingestion
17 20 (16.13%) Scrum

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 56 (45.16%) Apache Spark
2 16 (12.90%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (6.45%) SAS
4 4 (3.23%) Apache Pig
4 4 (3.23%) Apache Solr
4 4 (3.23%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (25.81%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (12.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (10.48%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (4.03%) Amazon EMR
4 5 (4.03%) PaaS
5 4 (3.23%) Amazon S3
5 4 (3.23%) Amazon SageMaker
6 2 (1.61%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.61%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (1.61%) Azure Machine Learning
6 2 (1.61%) IaaS
6 2 (1.61%) Office 365
6 2 (1.61%) SaaS
6 2 (1.61%) Serverless
7 1 (0.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.81%) AWS Data Pipeline
7 1 (0.81%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 22 (17.74%) Firewall
1 22 (17.74%) Internet
2 21 (16.94%) SSH
2 21 (16.94%) TCP/IP
3 7 (5.65%) HTTP
4 4 (3.23%) 3G
4 4 (3.23%) 4G
5 3 (2.42%) 5G
6 2 (1.61%) 2G
6 2 (1.61%) DNS
6 2 (1.61%) LTE
6 2 (1.61%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (1.61%) VPN
7 1 (0.81%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.81%) LAN
7 1 (0.81%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (52.42%) Hadoop
2 29 (23.39%) Apache Hive
3 21 (16.94%) Flink
4 19 (15.32%) Apache Cassandra
5 16 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (11.29%) NoSQL
7 13 (10.48%) MongoDB
8 10 (8.06%) Relational Database
9 8 (6.45%) Power BI
9 8 (6.45%) SQL Server
10 6 (4.84%) Sqoop
11 5 (4.03%) Data Lake
11 5 (4.03%) DB2
11 5 (4.03%) QlikView
11 5 (4.03%) Redis
12 4 (3.23%) Amazon Redshift
12 4 (3.23%) Cosmos DB
12 4 (3.23%) HDInsight
12 4 (3.23%) Neo4j
12 4 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (4.03%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.23%) Jasmine
2 4 (3.23%) Mocha
3 3 (2.42%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.61%) JIRA
4 2 (1.61%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (1.61%) TeamCity
General
1 34 (27.42%) Telecoms
2 22 (17.74%) Legal
3 8 (6.45%) Retail
4 1 (0.81%) Finance
4 1 (0.81%) Marketing
4 1 (0.81%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 38 (30.65%) Developer
2 26 (20.97%) Data Engineer
3 23 (18.55%) Big Data Engineer
4 21 (16.94%) Architect
5 20 (16.13%) Software Developer
6 18 (14.52%) Big Data Developer
7 17 (13.71%) Analytics Developer
8 12 (9.68%) Python Engineer
9 11 (8.87%) Data Architect
10 10 (8.06%) Software Engineer
11 7 (5.65%) Consultant
12 6 (4.84%) Big Data Architect
12 6 (4.84%) Data Analytics Engineer
12 6 (4.84%) JavaScript Developer
13 5 (4.03%) Analyst
14 4 (3.23%) Information Specialist
14 4 (3.23%) Linux Engineer
14 4 (3.23%) Python Developer
14 4 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
14 4 (3.23%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (22.58%) Kafka
2 21 (16.94%) Spark Streaming
3 13 (10.48%) Node.js
4 12 (9.68%) RabbitMQ
5 11 (8.87%) .NET
6 10 (8.06%) scikit-learn
7 9 (7.26%) Elastic Stack
8 8 (6.45%) .NET Core
8 8 (6.45%) REST
9 7 (5.65%) React
10 6 (4.84%) Natural Language Processing
10 6 (4.84%) Velocity
11 5 (4.03%) JSON
11 5 (4.03%) WPF
12 4 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (3.23%) Jest
12 4 (3.23%) Lucene
12 4 (3.23%) Memcached
13 3 (2.42%) TensorFlow
14 2 (1.61%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 32 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.65%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (3.23%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.42%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.61%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.61%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (1.61%) Linked Data
5 2 (1.61%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (1.61%) Replication
5 2 (1.61%) Semantic Web
6 1 (0.81%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (0.81%) Animation
6 1 (0.81%) Blog
6 1 (0.81%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.81%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.81%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 26 (20.97%) Linux
2 9 (7.26%) CentOS
3 6 (4.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (3.23%) Windows
5 1 (0.81%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (44.35%) Analytics
2 39 (31.45%) ETL
3 31 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (23.39%) Open Source
5 27 (21.77%) Data Analytics
6 23 (18.55%) Data Protection
6 23 (18.55%) Machine Learning
7 22 (17.74%) Big Data Analytics
7 22 (17.74%) Network Architecture
8 21 (16.94%) Data Ingestion
8 21 (16.94%) Kalman Filter
8 21 (16.94%) Web Development
9 20 (16.13%) Scrum
10 19 (15.32%) Data Science
11 17 (13.71%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (12.10%) Microservices
13 13 (10.48%) DevOps
14 12 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (9.68%) Computer Science
14 12 (9.68%) Data Engineering
Programming Languages
1 70 (56.45%) Python
2 43 (34.68%) SQL
3 15 (12.10%) JavaScript
4 14 (11.29%) Scala
5 12 (9.68%) C#
5 12 (9.68%) R
6 11 (8.87%) Java
7 9 (7.26%) MATLAB
8 4 (3.23%) Bash Shell
8 4 (3.23%) PowerShell
8 4 (3.23%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.61%) C
9 2 (1.61%) C++
10 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.81%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (4.84%) Degree
1 6 (4.84%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.23%) DV Cleared
3 3 (2.42%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.61%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.81%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.81%) MCSA
5 1 (0.81%) MCSE
5 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.61%) COBIT
1 2 (1.61%) Data Quality
1 2 (1.61%) GDPR
1 2 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.81%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (13.71%) Docker
2 6 (4.84%) HDFS
3 3 (2.42%) Apache Flume
4 2 (1.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 17 (13.71%) Ansible
2 15 (12.10%) Kubernetes
3 7 (5.65%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (4.03%) Puppet
5 4 (3.23%) Hadoop YARN
5 4 (3.23%) Oozie
6 1 (0.81%) Ambari
6 1 (0.81%) Grafana
6 1 (0.81%) Graphite
6 1 (0.81%) Mesos
6 1 (0.81%) Nagios
6 1 (0.81%) Salt
6 1 (0.81%) StatsD
6 1 (0.81%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (7.26%) Microsoft
1 9 (7.26%) Tableau
2 5 (4.03%) MicroStrategy
2 5 (4.03%) Talend
3 4 (3.23%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.42%) Ab Initio
4 3 (2.42%) Cloudera
4 3 (2.42%) Google
4 3 (2.42%) Informatica
4 3 (2.42%) Netezza
5 2 (1.61%) Oracle
5 2 (1.61%) Progress
5 2 (1.61%) VMware
6 1 (0.81%) Cisco
6 1 (0.81%) Hortonworks
6 1 (0.81%) New Relic
6 1 (0.81%) Splunk