Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 110 74 80
Rank change year-on-year -36 +6 +43
Contract jobs citing Big Data 68 102 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.63% 2.61% 1.91%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.46% 14.93% 9.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 52 47
Berkshire median daily rate £500 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% -4.26%
10th Percentile £400 £350 £324
90th Percentile £699 £675 £696
South East median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - £49.75 -
South East median hourly rate £52.50 £44.50 £34.65
% change year-on-year +17.98% +28.44% +69.01%

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 650 683 738
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 15.60% 17.50% 19.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 401 414
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% -4.71%
10th Percentile £275 £320 £300
90th Percentile £588 £590 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £405
% change year-on-year +2.86% +8.02% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 9 31
Berkshire median hourly rate £52.50 £44.50 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.98% +368.42% -
10th Percentile £32.75 £10.85 £9.25
90th Percentile £79.00 £60.75 £48.00
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £19.48
% change year-on-year +18.75% +105.37% -45.13%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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
Reading -7 19 £575 +12.86% 5
Maidenhead +3 11 £463 -2.63%
Newbury -16 10 £475 +26.67% 3
Slough -6 2 £413 +1.85% 1
Bracknell -7 2 £600 +9.09% 1
Big Data
South East

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 33 (48.53%) Business Intelligence
2 31 (45.59%) Telecoms
3 23 (33.82%) Analytics
4 20 (29.41%) Data Architecture
4 20 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (27.94%) Hadoop
5 19 (27.94%) DevOps
6 17 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 17 (25.00%) Data Modelling
6 17 (25.00%) ETL
7 15 (22.06%) SQL
7 15 (22.06%) Python
7 15 (22.06%) Data Lake
8 14 (20.59%) TOGAF
9 13 (19.12%) Apache Hive
9 13 (19.12%) TOGAF Certification
10 12 (17.65%) Apache Spark
10 12 (17.65%) Google
11 10 (14.71%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (14.71%) Power BI
11 10 (14.71%) Power Platform
12 9 (13.24%) Strategic Roadmap
12 9 (13.24%) Commercial Awareness
12 9 (13.24%) Google Cloud Platform
12 9 (13.24%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 9 (13.24%) Customer Insight
12 9 (13.24%) Oracle
12 9 (13.24%) Enterprise Architecture
12 9 (13.24%) Migration
12 9 (13.24%) Stakeholder Management

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 12 (17.65%) Apache Spark
2 3 (4.41%) Apache
3 2 (2.94%) Apache Airflow
3 2 (2.94%) Apache Pig
3 2 (2.94%) Apache Solr
3 2 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.47%) Confluence
4 1 (1.47%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.47%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) BPCS
1 2 (2.94%) SAP R/3
2 1 (1.47%) SAP APO
2 1 (1.47%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 17 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (14.71%) Power Platform
3 9 (13.24%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (4.41%) Amazon S3
5 3 (4.41%) iPaaS
6 2 (2.94%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (2.94%) Data Lake Analytics
7 1 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.47%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (1.47%) Amazon SageMaker
7 1 (1.47%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (1.47%) GitHub
7 1 (1.47%) IaaS
7 1 (1.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.88%) 2G
1 4 (5.88%) 3G
1 4 (5.88%) 4G
2 3 (4.41%) 5G
3 2 (2.94%) 2.5G
3 2 (2.94%) Diameter Protocol
3 2 (2.94%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (27.94%) Hadoop
2 15 (22.06%) Data Lake
3 13 (19.12%) Apache Hive
4 10 (14.71%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (14.71%) Power BI
5 7 (10.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (7.35%) BigQuery
6 5 (7.35%) HBase
7 3 (4.41%) Amazon Redshift
7 3 (4.41%) Relational Database
7 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (2.94%) Cloudera CDH
8 2 (2.94%) DB2
8 2 (2.94%) Flink
8 2 (2.94%) Impala
8 2 (2.94%) MySQL
8 2 (2.94%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (5.88%) JIRA
1 4 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.41%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (2.94%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.47%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.47%) Selenium
General
1 31 (45.59%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.35%) Finance
3 1 (1.47%) Automotive
3 1 (1.47%) Banking
3 1 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (39.71%) Architect
2 19 (27.94%) Data Architect
3 10 (14.71%) Data Engineer
4 8 (11.76%) Enterprise Architect
5 7 (10.29%) Big Data Architect
5 7 (10.29%) Enterprise Data Architect
5 7 (10.29%) Technical Leader
6 6 (8.82%) Analyst
6 6 (8.82%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Consultant
7 4 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Lead DevOps
8 3 (4.41%) Big Data Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Data Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) Developer
9 2 (2.94%) DBA
9 2 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.94%) Solutions Designer
9 2 (2.94%) Technical Architect
9 2 (2.94%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.29%) Kafka
2 1 (1.47%) .NET
2 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.47%) CSS
2 1 (1.47%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.94%) AS400
2 2 (2.94%) Client/Server
2 2 (2.94%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.94%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.47%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.47%) Cloud Native
3 1 (1.47%) Clustering
3 1 (1.47%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.47%) Frameworx
3 1 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.47%) TM Forum
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.88%) Unix
1 4 (5.88%) VMS
2 2 (2.94%) Linux
3 1 (1.47%) Android
3 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (48.53%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (33.82%) Analytics
3 20 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (29.41%) Data Architecture
4 19 (27.94%) DevOps
5 17 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 17 (25.00%) ETL
6 14 (20.59%) TOGAF
7 9 (13.24%) Commercial Awareness
7 9 (13.24%) Customer Insight
7 9 (13.24%) Enterprise Architecture
7 9 (13.24%) Migration
7 9 (13.24%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 9 (13.24%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (13.24%) Strategic Roadmap
8 8 (11.76%) Machine Learning
9 7 (10.29%) Data Analytics
10 6 (8.82%) Data Governance
10 6 (8.82%) Data Migration
11 5 (7.35%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 15 (22.06%) Python
1 15 (22.06%) SQL
2 6 (8.82%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.88%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.94%) C#
4 2 (2.94%) Java
4 2 (2.94%) R
4 2 (2.94%) Scala
5 1 (1.47%) PHP
5 1 (1.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (19.12%) TOGAF Certification
2 2 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (2.94%) Degree
2 2 (2.94%) DV Cleared
2 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.47%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) QA
2 2 (2.94%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.47%) GDPR
3 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.47%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.47%) PMO
3 1 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) Apache Flume
1 2 (2.94%) HDFS
1 2 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.47%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (5.88%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (2.94%) Oozie
3 1 (1.47%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 12 (17.65%) Google
2 9 (13.24%) Oracle
3 8 (11.76%) Informatica
4 7 (10.29%) Tableau
5 3 (4.41%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.41%) SnapLogic
5 3 (4.41%) Talend
5 3 (4.41%) Teradata
5 3 (4.41%) TIBCO
6 2 (2.94%) Cloudera
6 2 (2.94%) Ericsson
6 2 (2.94%) Huawei
6 2 (2.94%) IBM
6 2 (2.94%) JD Edwards
6 2 (2.94%) Nokia
6 2 (2.94%) SAP
6 2 (2.94%) VMware
7 1 (1.47%) Sparx
7 1 (1.47%) Varonis
7 1 (1.47%) Vertica