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 3 months to 25 March 2017 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Big Data
South East / Berkshire
Rank 65 90 122
Rank change year-on-year +25 +32  
Contract jobs citing Big Data 36 36 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.94% 1.46% 0.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.04% 10.71% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 27 7
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £330 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £500 £571
UK excluding London median daily rate £484 £470 £500
% change year-on-year +3.03% -6.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £33.06 £34.50
% change year-on-year +42.18% -4.18%  

Big Data is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 276 336 368
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 14.91% 13.65% 12.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 218 212
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £281 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 12 6
Median hourly rate £9.50 £9.63 £55.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.29% -82.70%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Big Data as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +18 27 £475 +18.75% 13
Maidenhead - 3 - - 2
Bracknell -1 2 - - 1
Newbury - 2 £538 -
Big Data
South East

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Big Data also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 44 (68.75%) Hadoop
2 33 (51.56%) Java
3 22 (34.38%) Apache Hive
3 22 (34.38%) Apache Spark
4 21 (32.81%) Scala
4 21 (32.81%) NoSQL
5 20 (31.25%) MapReduce
5 20 (31.25%) HBase
5 20 (31.25%) Python
5 20 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (26.56%) Analytics
7 16 (25.00%) Finance
8 15 (23.44%) ETL
8 15 (23.44%) Sqoop
8 15 (23.44%) HDFS
9 14 (21.88%) Impala
9 14 (21.88%) Oozie
10 13 (20.31%) SQL
10 13 (20.31%) Telecoms
10 13 (20.31%) DevOps
11 12 (18.75%) Ab Initio
11 12 (18.75%) TDD
11 12 (18.75%) DB2
12 11 (17.19%) Linux
12 11 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (17.19%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (15.63%) Cloudera
13 10 (15.63%) Marketing
13 10 (15.63%) MicroStrategy
14 9 (14.06%) Hortonworks

Big Data
Top Related 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 22 (34.38%) Apache Spark
2 6 (9.38%) Apache Pig
3 5 (7.81%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (7.81%) SAS
4 4 (6.25%) Apache
4 4 (6.25%) Confluence
5 2 (3.13%) Facebook Platform
6 1 (1.56%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.56%) nginx
6 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.56%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.56%) PaaS
1 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.81%) SSH
2 3 (4.69%) HTTP
2 3 (4.69%) ICMP
2 3 (4.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.56%) 2G
3 1 (1.56%) 3G
3 1 (1.56%) 4G
3 1 (1.56%) GSM
3 1 (1.56%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.56%) LTE
3 1 (1.56%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (68.75%) Hadoop
2 22 (34.38%) Apache Hive
3 21 (32.81%) NoSQL
4 20 (31.25%) HBase
5 15 (23.44%) Sqoop
6 14 (21.88%) Impala
7 12 (18.75%) DB2
8 7 (10.94%) MongoDB
9 6 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (4.69%) Apache Accumulo
10 3 (4.69%) Neo4j
10 3 (4.69%) OrientDB
11 2 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (3.13%) SAS EBI
11 2 (3.13%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 2 (3.13%) SAS Enterprise Miner
12 1 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (1.56%) Base SAS
12 1 (1.56%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 7 (10.94%) JIRA
2 6 (9.38%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.25%) JUnit
4 2 (3.13%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.56%) FishEye
5 1 (1.56%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.56%) Hudson
5 1 (1.56%) NUnit
5 1 (1.56%) Selenium
5 1 (1.56%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.56%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 16 (25.00%) Finance
2 13 (20.31%) Telecoms
3 10 (15.63%) Marketing
4 2 (3.13%) Banking
4 2 (3.13%) Electronics
4 2 (3.13%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.13%) Games
4 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (21.88%) Developer
2 8 (12.50%) Big Data Engineer
2 8 (12.50%) Consultant
2 8 (12.50%) Data Engineer
3 7 (10.94%) Architect
3 7 (10.94%) Hadoop Consultant
4 6 (9.38%) Hadoop Developer
5 5 (7.81%) Data Architect
6 4 (6.25%) Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Big Data Architect
6 4 (6.25%) Big Data Developer
6 4 (6.25%) Hadoop Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Java Developer
6 4 (6.25%) Java Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Product Manager
7 3 (4.69%) Administrator
7 3 (4.69%) Cloud Consultant
7 3 (4.69%) Hadoop Architect
7 3 (4.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 3 (4.69%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.81%) Kafka
2 3 (4.69%) Web Services
3 2 (3.13%) Django
3 2 (3.13%) Flask
3 2 (3.13%) Hibernate
3 2 (3.13%) Pyramid
3 2 (3.13%) REST
4 1 (1.56%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.56%) Apache CXF
4 1 (1.56%) CSS
4 1 (1.56%) HTML
4 1 (1.56%) LAMP
4 1 (1.56%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (1.56%) Node.js
4 1 (1.56%) NumPy
4 1 (1.56%) Pandas
4 1 (1.56%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.56%) scikit-learn
4 1 (1.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Credit Risk
2 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.69%) Cyber Defence
3 3 (4.69%) Wiki
4 2 (3.13%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.13%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (3.13%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.13%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.56%) Blog
5 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.56%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.56%) Replication
5 1 (1.56%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.19%) Linux
2 6 (9.38%) CentOS
2 6 (9.38%) Ubuntu
3 5 (7.81%) Debian
3 5 (7.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (7.81%) Unix
4 2 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
1 20 (31.25%) MapReduce
2 17 (26.56%) Analytics
3 15 (23.44%) ETL
4 13 (20.31%) DevOps
5 12 (18.75%) TDD
6 11 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (17.19%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (14.06%) Open Source
8 7 (10.94%) Web Analytics
9 6 (9.38%) Service Management
9 6 (9.38%) Software Engineering
10 5 (7.81%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (6.25%) B2B
11 4 (6.25%) Competitor Analysis
11 4 (6.25%) Machine Learning
11 4 (6.25%) Market Research
11 4 (6.25%) Mathematics
11 4 (6.25%) Project Management
11 4 (6.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 33 (51.56%) Java
2 21 (32.81%) Scala
3 20 (31.25%) Python
4 13 (20.31%) SQL
5 8 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 6 (9.38%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.13%) C
7 2 (3.13%) COBOL
7 2 (3.13%) MATLAB
7 2 (3.13%) Perl
8 1 (1.56%) Groovy
8 1 (1.56%) PHP
8 1 (1.56%) R
8 1 (1.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (14.06%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.38%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.69%) Degree
4 1 (1.56%) MBA
4 1 (1.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) SLA
2 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 15 (23.44%) HDFS
2 3 (4.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (3.13%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 14 (21.88%) Oozie
2 5 (7.81%) SELinux
3 4 (6.25%) Ansible
4 3 (4.69%) Hadoop YARN
4 3 (4.69%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (4.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (18.75%) Ab Initio
2 10 (15.63%) Cloudera
2 10 (15.63%) MicroStrategy
3 9 (14.06%) Hortonworks
4 5 (7.81%) Teradata
5 4 (6.25%) SAP
6 2 (3.13%) Facebook
6 2 (3.13%) Jaspersoft
6 2 (3.13%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.13%) ServiceNow
6 2 (3.13%) Tableau
6 2 (3.13%) Twitter
7 1 (1.56%) Cadence
7 1 (1.56%) Informatica
7 1 (1.56%) Oracle
7 1 (1.56%) Talend
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