Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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.

Big Data
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 122 120
Rank change year-on-year +48 -2 +58
Contract jobs citing Big Data 101 45 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.46% 1.05% 1.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.30% 6.31% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 31 40
Berkshire median daily rate £500 £488 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% - +8.33%
10th Percentile £370 £400 £380
90th Percentile £638 £825 £580
South East median daily rate £500 £481 £500
% change year-on-year +3.90% -3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £19.34 £80.25 £50.00
% change year-on-year -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 821 713 800
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 19.98% 16.57% 16.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 504 390 461
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £406 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.68% +1.50% +10.34%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £263
90th Percentile £588 £591 £538
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 34 29
Berkshire median hourly rate £16.24 £9.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.95% -36.67% -25.93%
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £51.50 £19.36 £40.00
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £26.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +60.38% -3.64% +10.00%

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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Newbury +25 31 £450 -
Slough +12 15 £488 +3.72% 2
Reading +6 10 £475 +18.75% 6
Maidenhead -11 5 £600 -20.00% 3
Wokingham - 4 £625 -
Bracknell +3 1 £613 -
Big Data
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 64 (63.37%) Hadoop
2 50 (49.50%) Apache Spark
3 48 (47.52%) Analytics
4 36 (35.64%) Apache Hive
5 35 (34.65%) Kafka
6 34 (33.66%) Cloudera
7 29 (28.71%) Java
8 26 (25.74%) Python
8 26 (25.74%) Telecoms
9 25 (24.75%) Scala
10 24 (23.76%) Data Warehouse
11 23 (22.77%) Google
12 22 (21.78%) HDFS
13 20 (19.80%) Analytical Skills
13 20 (19.80%) Sqoop
13 20 (19.80%) Oozie
13 20 (19.80%) ETL
14 19 (18.81%) Business Intelligence
14 19 (18.81%) Apache Flume
15 18 (17.82%) RESTful
15 18 (17.82%) HBase
16 15 (14.85%) Data Modelling
16 15 (14.85%) SQL Server
16 15 (14.85%) Web Services
16 15 (14.85%) Hortonworks
16 15 (14.85%) Impala
16 15 (14.85%) Data Lake
17 14 (13.86%) SOAP
18 13 (12.87%) Salesforce.com
18 13 (12.87%) Greenfield Project

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 50 (49.50%) Apache Spark
2 4 (3.96%) Apache Airflow
2 4 (3.96%) Luigi
3 2 (1.98%) Apache
3 2 (1.98%) SAS
4 1 (0.99%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.99%) Facebook Platform
4 1 (0.99%) GeoServer
4 1 (0.99%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.99%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.99%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (3.96%) Pipeline Pilot
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.89%) Google Analytics
2 10 (9.90%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (5.94%) GitHub
4 5 (4.95%) Bluemix
4 5 (4.95%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (4.95%) IBM Cloud
4 5 (4.95%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (2.97%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (1.98%) Google Tag Manager
7 1 (0.99%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.94%) Internet
2 5 (4.95%) Network Security
3 1 (0.99%) 4G
3 1 (0.99%) Firewall
3 1 (0.99%) Intelligent Network
3 1 (0.99%) LDAP
3 1 (0.99%) LTE
3 1 (0.99%) MPLS
3 1 (0.99%) OpenFlow
3 1 (0.99%) PSTN
3 1 (0.99%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (0.99%) VoIP
3 1 (0.99%) VoLTE
3 1 (0.99%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (63.37%) Hadoop
2 36 (35.64%) Apache Hive
3 24 (23.76%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (19.80%) Sqoop
5 18 (17.82%) HBase
6 15 (14.85%) Data Lake
6 15 (14.85%) Impala
6 15 (14.85%) SQL Server
7 11 (10.89%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (10.89%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (8.91%) Cloudera CDH
9 8 (7.92%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (5.94%) Data Mining
10 6 (5.94%) Star Schema
11 4 (3.96%) KNIME
12 3 (2.97%) NoSQL
12 3 (2.97%) Oracle ODI
12 3 (2.97%) Pentaho
13 2 (1.98%) Oracle Exadata
13 2 (1.98%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (9.90%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.95%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.96%) Subversion
3 4 (3.96%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.99%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.99%) JBehave
General
1 26 (25.74%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.93%) Retail
3 4 (3.96%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.98%) Banking
4 2 (1.98%) Finance
4 2 (1.98%) Marketing
4 2 (1.98%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.99%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (21.78%) Big Data Engineer
1 22 (21.78%) Data Engineer
2 20 (19.80%) Architect
3 16 (15.84%) Data Architect
4 15 (14.85%) Hadoop Engineer
5 13 (12.87%) Big Data Architect
6 12 (11.88%) Analyst
7 11 (10.89%) Developer
8 8 (7.92%) Business Analyst
9 6 (5.94%) Big Data Manager
9 6 (5.94%) Infrastructure Architect
9 6 (5.94%) Project Manager
9 6 (5.94%) Python Developer
9 6 (5.94%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (4.95%) Cloud Architect
10 5 (4.95%) Data Manager
11 4 (3.96%) Big Data Developer
11 4 (3.96%) Business Intelligence Architect
11 4 (3.96%) Consultant
11 4 (3.96%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (34.65%) Kafka
2 18 (17.82%) RESTful
3 15 (14.85%) Web Services
4 14 (13.86%) SOAP
5 8 (7.92%) Apache Tez
6 6 (5.94%) Spark Streaming
7 5 (4.95%) JSON
7 5 (4.95%) PySpark
8 4 (3.96%) CSS
8 4 (3.96%) XML
9 2 (1.98%) CSS3
9 2 (1.98%) Flask
9 2 (1.98%) MDX
9 2 (1.98%) REST
10 1 (0.99%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.99%) LESS
10 1 (0.99%) Pyramid
10 1 (0.99%) Sass
10 1 (0.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (0.99%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.80%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (12.87%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (7.92%) Fintech
4 6 (5.94%) Data Centre
4 6 (5.94%) Internet of Things
5 5 (4.95%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.96%) Life Science
7 3 (2.97%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.98%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.99%) DataPower
9 1 (0.99%) IVR
9 1 (0.99%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.93%) Linux
2 6 (5.94%) Unix
3 2 (1.98%) CentOS
4 1 (0.99%) Debian
4 1 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.99%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (47.52%) Analytics
2 20 (19.80%) ETL
3 19 (18.81%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (14.85%) Data Modelling
5 13 (12.87%) Data Strategy
6 11 (10.89%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (10.89%) Business Analysis
6 11 (10.89%) Data Analytics
6 11 (10.89%) Project Management
6 11 (10.89%) Software Engineering
7 10 (9.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (8.91%) Data Engineering
9 8 (7.92%) Open Source
10 7 (6.93%) Big Data Analytics
10 7 (6.93%) Coaching
10 7 (6.93%) Mentoring
11 5 (4.95%) Data Integration
11 5 (4.95%) Line Management
11 5 (4.95%) Machine Learning
11 5 (4.95%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 29 (28.71%) Java
2 26 (25.74%) Python
3 25 (24.75%) Scala
4 5 (4.95%) C
4 5 (4.95%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.95%) Ruby
5 4 (3.96%) C++
5 4 (3.96%) Perl
5 4 (3.96%) PHP
5 4 (3.96%) SQL
6 2 (1.98%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.99%) ES6
7 1 (0.99%) GraphQL
Qualifications
1 4 (3.96%) PhD
2 2 (1.98%) Degree
3 1 (0.99%) ISEB
3 1 (0.99%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.98%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.99%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 22 (21.78%) HDFS
2 19 (18.81%) Apache Flume
3 7 (6.93%) Docker
Systems Management
1 20 (19.80%) Oozie
2 6 (5.94%) Ambari
2 6 (5.94%) Hadoop YARN
3 5 (4.95%) Kubernetes
4 3 (2.97%) Ansible
5 1 (0.99%) Amdocs OSS
5 1 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.99%) Puppet
Vendors
1 34 (33.66%) Cloudera
2 23 (22.77%) Google
3 15 (14.85%) Hortonworks
4 13 (12.87%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (8.91%) Oracle
5 9 (8.91%) Tableau
6 6 (5.94%) IBM
7 4 (3.96%) Ab Initio
7 4 (3.96%) Netezza
7 4 (3.96%) RapidMiner
7 4 (3.96%) SAP
7 4 (3.96%) Talend
8 3 (2.97%) MapR
8 3 (2.97%) Microsoft
8 3 (2.97%) Teradata
9 2 (1.98%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (1.98%) Tealium
10 1 (0.99%) BMC
10 1 (0.99%) Nokia
10 1 (0.99%) Red Hat