Period
to 12 November 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 12 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
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 67 131
Rank change year-on-year +10 +64 -1
Contract jobs citing Big Data 129 100 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.17% 2.48% 1.04%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 17.11% 12.21% 6.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 85 31
Berkshire median daily rate £500 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +2.63%
10th Percentile £397 £366 £400
90th Percentile £604 £638 £825
South East median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £49.75 - -
South East median hourly rate £44.50 £19.34 £80.25
% change year-on-year +130.09% -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 754 819 723
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 18.51% 20.32% 16.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 502 395
Berkshire median daily rate £440 £423 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.14% +4.32% +1.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £300
90th Percentile £587 £588 £593
South East median daily rate £450 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 20 36
Berkshire median hourly rate £33.25 £15.00 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +121.67% +57.89% -44.12%
10th Percentile £10.63 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £53.13 £50.38 £18.47
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £42.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% +40.00% +7.14%

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 12 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Big Data in Berkshire

Big Data
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Big Data in Berkshire over the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

Contractor hourly 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 12 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
Slough +2 29 £550 +18.92% 2
Newbury -10 20 £413 -8.33% 8
Reading -1 19 £445 -6.32% 10
Maidenhead +15 18 £475 -20.83% 2
Bracknell 0 7 £420 -31.43% 2
Wokingham -14 2 £650 +4.00% 2
Windsor - 2 £475 -
Big Data
South East

For the 6 months to 12 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 66 (51.16%) Hadoop
2 65 (50.39%) Analytics
3 54 (41.86%) Python
4 47 (36.43%) Apache Spark
5 40 (31.01%) SQL
6 36 (27.91%) Data Analytics
7 34 (26.36%) Kafka
7 34 (26.36%) ETL
8 33 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
9 32 (24.81%) Analytical Skills
10 29 (22.48%) Open Source
11 28 (21.71%) Telecoms
11 28 (21.71%) Big Data Analytics
12 25 (19.38%) Amazon AWS
13 24 (18.60%) Machine Learning
14 23 (17.83%) Scrum
14 23 (17.83%) Linux
15 22 (17.05%) Apache Hive
16 21 (16.28%) Legal
16 21 (16.28%) Data Ingestion
17 20 (15.50%) Data Warehouse
17 20 (15.50%) Java
18 19 (14.73%) SQL Server
18 19 (14.73%) Internet
18 19 (14.73%) Apache Cassandra
19 18 (13.95%) Flink
19 18 (13.95%) Data Lake
19 18 (13.95%) Data Science
19 18 (13.95%) Cloudera
19 18 (13.95%) Spark Streaming

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 47 (36.43%) Apache Spark
2 14 (10.85%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (3.88%) SAS
4 4 (3.10%) Apache Solr
4 4 (3.10%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.55%) Apache
6 1 (0.78%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.78%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (5.43%) SAP APO
1 7 (5.43%) SAP MM
2 5 (3.88%) SAP MDM
3 4 (3.10%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.78%) HFM
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 25 (19.38%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (12.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (6.20%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (3.88%) Azure Data Factory
4 5 (3.88%) PaaS
5 4 (3.10%) Office 365
6 3 (2.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (2.33%) Amazon S3
6 3 (2.33%) SaaS
7 2 (1.55%) Amazon SageMaker
7 2 (1.55%) Azure Machine Learning
7 2 (1.55%) IaaS
8 1 (0.78%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.78%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 19 (14.73%) Internet
2 18 (13.95%) Firewall
2 18 (13.95%) SSH
2 18 (13.95%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.88%) HTTP
4 2 (1.55%) DNS
4 2 (1.55%) VPN
5 1 (0.78%) Broadband
5 1 (0.78%) DVB
5 1 (0.78%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.78%) LAN
5 1 (0.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (51.16%) Hadoop
2 22 (17.05%) Apache Hive
3 20 (15.50%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (14.73%) Apache Cassandra
4 19 (14.73%) SQL Server
5 18 (13.95%) Data Lake
5 18 (13.95%) Flink
6 16 (12.40%) NoSQL
7 15 (11.63%) MongoDB
8 14 (10.85%) Relational Database
9 8 (6.20%) Power BI
10 7 (5.43%) Cosmos DB
10 7 (5.43%) HDInsight
10 7 (5.43%) Redis
10 7 (5.43%) SAP BW
10 7 (5.43%) SAP HANA
10 7 (5.43%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (3.88%) SAP Data Services
11 5 (3.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (3.88%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 8 (6.20%) JIRA
2 5 (3.88%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.10%) Jasmine
3 4 (3.10%) Mocha
4 3 (2.33%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.33%) TeamCity
4 3 (2.33%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.33%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (1.55%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.78%) Ant
6 1 (0.78%) AnthillPro
6 1 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.78%) Gradle
6 1 (0.78%) Introscope
6 1 (0.78%) JMeter
6 1 (0.78%) JProfiler
6 1 (0.78%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.78%) Maven
6 1 (0.78%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.78%) Selenium
General
1 28 (21.71%) Telecoms
2 21 (16.28%) Legal
3 6 (4.65%) Retail
4 3 (2.33%) Finance
4 3 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 38 (29.46%) Developer
2 25 (19.38%) Architect
3 19 (14.73%) Data Engineer
4 18 (13.95%) Big Data Engineer
5 15 (11.63%) Analyst
5 15 (11.63%) Analytics Developer
5 15 (11.63%) Big Data Developer
5 15 (11.63%) Software Developer
6 11 (8.53%) Data Analyst
7 9 (6.98%) Data Architect
8 8 (6.20%) SAP Analyst
9 7 (5.43%) Python Engineer
9 7 (5.43%) SAP Data Analyst
9 7 (5.43%) Software Engineer
10 6 (4.65%) Consultant
11 5 (3.88%) Data Analytics Engineer
11 5 (3.88%) Data Scientist
11 5 (3.88%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (3.88%) Senior Data Analyst
11 5 (3.88%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (26.36%) Kafka
2 18 (13.95%) Spark Streaming
3 14 (10.85%) .NET
3 14 (10.85%) RabbitMQ
4 10 (7.75%) Elastic Stack
4 10 (7.75%) Node.js
5 8 (6.20%) .NET Core
5 8 (6.20%) scikit-learn
6 6 (4.65%) Natural Language Processing
6 6 (4.65%) REST
7 5 (3.88%) JSON
7 5 (3.88%) Velocity
7 5 (3.88%) WPF
8 4 (3.10%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (3.10%) Jest
8 4 (3.10%) Lucene
8 4 (3.10%) Memcached
8 4 (3.10%) React
9 3 (2.33%) Sensu
9 3 (2.33%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 32 (24.81%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.75%) Computer Science
3 9 (6.98%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (4.65%) Data Structures
5 5 (3.88%) Algorithms
5 5 (3.88%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.10%) AS400
7 3 (2.33%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.33%) Public Cloud
7 3 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.55%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.55%) Replication
9 1 (0.78%) Blog
9 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.78%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.78%) Machine to Machine
9 1 (0.78%) Oracle Exalytics
9 1 (0.78%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 23 (17.83%) Linux
2 10 (7.75%) CentOS
3 7 (5.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (3.10%) Windows
5 2 (1.55%) Unix
6 1 (0.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (50.39%) Analytics
2 36 (27.91%) Data Analytics
3 34 (26.36%) ETL
4 33 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (22.48%) Open Source
6 28 (21.71%) Big Data Analytics
7 24 (18.60%) Machine Learning
8 23 (17.83%) Scrum
9 21 (16.28%) Data Ingestion
10 18 (13.95%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (13.95%) Data Modelling
10 18 (13.95%) Data Protection
10 18 (13.95%) Data Science
10 18 (13.95%) Kalman Filter
10 18 (13.95%) Network Architecture
10 18 (13.95%) Web Development
11 17 (13.18%) Microservices
12 16 (12.40%) Migration
13 12 (9.30%) Artificial Intelligence
13 12 (9.30%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 54 (41.86%) Python
2 40 (31.01%) SQL
3 20 (15.50%) Java
4 15 (11.63%) C#
4 15 (11.63%) JavaScript
5 13 (10.08%) Scala
6 12 (9.30%) R
7 7 (5.43%) MATLAB
7 7 (5.43%) PowerShell
7 7 (5.43%) T-SQL
8 5 (3.88%) Bash Shell
8 5 (3.88%) C++
9 4 (3.10%) TypeScript
10 3 (2.33%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.33%) VB
11 2 (1.55%) AWK
11 2 (1.55%) Go
11 2 (1.55%) Lua
11 2 (1.55%) Perl
12 1 (0.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (6.20%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.10%) Degree
2 4 (3.10%) DV Cleared
3 3 (2.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.55%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.78%) CEH
5 1 (0.78%) CISM
5 1 (0.78%) CISSP
5 1 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.78%) MCSA
5 1 (0.78%) MCSE
5 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.78%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.98%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.10%) GDPR
2 4 (3.10%) QA
3 2 (1.55%) COBIT
3 2 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (11.63%) Docker
2 6 (4.65%) Apache Flume
3 5 (3.88%) HDFS
4 4 (3.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 14 (10.85%) Ansible
2 13 (10.08%) Kubernetes
3 6 (4.65%) HP ALM
3 6 (4.65%) Puppet
4 5 (3.88%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.33%) Grafana
5 3 (2.33%) Graphite
5 3 (2.33%) Mesos
5 3 (2.33%) Nagios
5 3 (2.33%) Salt
5 3 (2.33%) StatsD
5 3 (2.33%) ZABBIX
6 2 (1.55%) Kibana
7 1 (0.78%) Ambari
7 1 (0.78%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.78%) Oozie
Vendors
1 18 (13.95%) Cloudera
2 13 (10.08%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.20%) SAP
3 8 (6.20%) Tableau
4 7 (5.43%) HP
5 6 (4.65%) Splunk
6 5 (3.88%) Talend
7 4 (3.10%) Informatica
7 4 (3.10%) JD Edwards
7 4 (3.10%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.33%) Ab Initio
8 3 (2.33%) ArcSight
8 3 (2.33%) New Relic
8 3 (2.33%) Oracle
9 2 (1.55%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (1.55%) Progress
10 1 (0.78%) AppDynamics
10 1 (0.78%) Cisco
10 1 (0.78%) Google
10 1 (0.78%) Hyperion