Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 87 123
Rank change year-on-year +26 +36 +17
Contract jobs citing Big Data 118 67 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.95% 1.78% 1.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.37% 10.40% 8.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 37 44
Berkshire median daily rate £525 £450 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -4.26% -1.05%
10th Percentile £351 £308 £325
90th Percentile £613 £775 £550
South East median daily rate £500 £488 £450
% change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £49.75 - -
South East median hourly rate £44.50 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year -11.00% - -

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 721 644 701
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 18.04% 17.07% 14.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 352 403
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £416 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.10% +0.91% +3.13%
10th Percentile £325 £300 £275
90th Percentile £593 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £438 £413 £390
% change year-on-year +6.06% +5.77% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 34 24
Berkshire median hourly rate £44.75 £9.50 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +371.05% - -56.82%
10th Percentile £11.05 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £57.00 £47.85 £14.60
South East median hourly rate £40.50 £19.66 £38.00
% change year-on-year +106.00% -48.26% +52.00%

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 20 July 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
Reading -2 33 £469 -1.32% 26
Newbury +1 19 £485 +9.30% 5
Maidenhead +1 17 £475 +58.33% 3
Windsor - 13 £575 -
Slough -9 8 £434 +11.94% 1
Bracknell +5 7 £540 - 4
Wokingham - 1 £575 -
Big Data
South East

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 60 (50.85%) Hadoop
2 50 (42.37%) Analytics
3 45 (38.14%) Java
4 37 (31.36%) Cloudera
5 36 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (27.97%) Linux
6 33 (27.97%) Data Lake
7 31 (26.27%) Python
8 30 (25.42%) Kafka
9 28 (23.73%) SQL Server
10 25 (21.19%) JavaScript
10 25 (21.19%) SQL
10 25 (21.19%) HDFS
11 24 (20.34%) Apache Flume
11 24 (20.34%) Scala
11 24 (20.34%) Microsoft Azure
12 23 (19.49%) Data Analytics
13 22 (18.64%) Data Modelling
14 21 (17.80%) Apache Spark
15 19 (16.10%) Analytical Skills
15 19 (16.10%) Data Warehouse
15 19 (16.10%) Business Intelligence
16 18 (15.25%) Migration
16 18 (15.25%) Sqoop
17 17 (14.41%) Apache Hive
17 17 (14.41%) ETL
17 17 (14.41%) Amazon AWS
18 16 (13.56%) Open Source
18 16 (13.56%) Microsoft
18 16 (13.56%) Data Strategy

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 21 (17.80%) Apache Spark
2 6 (5.08%) Apache Pig
3 5 (4.24%) SAS
4 3 (2.54%) Apache
4 3 (2.54%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.54%) CMS
5 2 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.85%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.85%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.85%) Drupal
6 1 (0.85%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 3 (2.54%) SPSS
2 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.85%) GIMP
3 1 (0.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (5.93%) SAP APO
1 7 (5.93%) SAP MM
2 5 (4.24%) SAP MDM
3 4 (3.39%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.85%) HFM
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 24 (20.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (14.41%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (7.63%) Azure Data Factory
4 5 (4.24%) Google Tag Manager
5 3 (2.54%) SaaS
5 3 (2.54%) Serverless
6 2 (1.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.69%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.69%) Office 365
6 2 (1.69%) PaaS
7 1 (0.85%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.85%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.69%) HTTP
1 2 (1.69%) SSH
1 2 (1.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.85%) Broadband
2 1 (0.85%) DNS
2 1 (0.85%) DVB
2 1 (0.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (50.85%) Hadoop
2 33 (27.97%) Data Lake
3 28 (23.73%) SQL Server
4 19 (16.10%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (15.25%) Sqoop
6 17 (14.41%) Apache Hive
7 14 (11.86%) HBase
8 12 (10.17%) Power BI
9 11 (9.32%) Impala
10 10 (8.47%) Relational Database
10 10 (8.47%) SAP HANA
11 8 (6.78%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (6.78%) MongoDB
11 8 (6.78%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (6.78%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (5.93%) Cosmos DB
12 7 (5.93%) HDInsight
12 7 (5.93%) NoSQL
12 7 (5.93%) SAP BW
12 7 (5.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (5.08%) JIRA
2 3 (2.54%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.54%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.54%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (1.69%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.69%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.69%) Selenium
4 1 (0.85%) Ant
4 1 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.85%) ERwin
4 1 (0.85%) gulp
4 1 (0.85%) Hudson
4 1 (0.85%) Introscope
4 1 (0.85%) JMeter
4 1 (0.85%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.85%) Maven
4 1 (0.85%) Protractor
4 1 (0.85%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.85%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.85%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (10.17%) Telecoms
2 7 (5.93%) Finance
3 5 (4.24%) Retail
4 3 (2.54%) Marketing
4 3 (2.54%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.69%) Legal
6 1 (0.85%) Billing
6 1 (0.85%) French Language
Job Titles
1 28 (23.73%) Developer
2 24 (20.34%) Architect
3 12 (10.17%) Analyst
4 11 (9.32%) Data Engineer
5 9 (7.63%) Big Data Engineer
5 9 (7.63%) Consultant
5 9 (7.63%) Data Analyst
5 9 (7.63%) Data Architect
5 9 (7.63%) Java Developer
6 8 (6.78%) SAP Analyst
7 7 (5.93%) Data Consultant
7 7 (5.93%) SAP Data Analyst
7 7 (5.93%) Scala Developer
8 6 (5.08%) Big Data Developer
8 6 (5.08%) Cloud Engineer
8 6 (5.08%) Hadoop Engineer
8 6 (5.08%) Insight Consultant
8 6 (5.08%) Java Engineer
8 6 (5.08%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (5.08%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (25.42%) Kafka
2 15 (12.71%) RESTful
3 13 (11.02%) Web Services
4 9 (7.63%) Node.js
5 8 (6.78%) SOAP
6 6 (5.08%) AngularJS
7 5 (4.24%) CSS
7 5 (4.24%) JMS
7 5 (4.24%) Play Framework
7 5 (4.24%) React
8 4 (3.39%) .NET
8 4 (3.39%) Middleware
8 4 (3.39%) REST
8 4 (3.39%) Spring
9 3 (2.54%) Elastic Stack
10 2 (1.69%) Hibernate
10 2 (1.69%) HTML
10 2 (1.69%) JPA
10 2 (1.69%) OAuth
10 2 (1.69%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.10%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (11.02%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (5.93%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (5.08%) Replication
5 5 (4.24%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.39%) AS400
6 4 (3.39%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.39%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.54%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.54%) Blog
7 3 (2.54%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.54%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.69%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.85%) Clustering
9 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.85%) Machine to Machine
9 1 (0.85%) Oracle Exalytics
9 1 (0.85%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (0.85%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 33 (27.97%) Linux
2 11 (9.32%) CentOS
3 10 (8.47%) Windows
4 4 (3.39%) Android
4 4 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (3.39%) Unix
5 2 (1.69%) Debian
5 2 (1.69%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.85%) Mesosphere
6 1 (0.85%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (42.37%) Analytics
2 36 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (19.49%) Data Analytics
4 22 (18.64%) Data Modelling
5 19 (16.10%) Business Intelligence
6 18 (15.25%) Migration
7 17 (14.41%) ETL
8 16 (13.56%) Data Strategy
8 16 (13.56%) Open Source
9 15 (12.71%) Scrum
10 13 (11.02%) Big Data Analytics
11 12 (10.17%) Data Mapping
12 11 (9.32%) DevOps
12 11 (9.32%) Machine Learning
13 10 (8.47%) Data Ingestion
13 10 (8.47%) ITIL
13 10 (8.47%) Microservices
14 9 (7.63%) Data Migration
14 9 (7.63%) Software Engineering
15 8 (6.78%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 45 (38.14%) Java
2 31 (26.27%) Python
3 25 (21.19%) JavaScript
3 25 (21.19%) SQL
4 24 (20.34%) Scala
5 15 (12.71%) R
6 13 (11.02%) Bash Shell
6 13 (11.02%) C#
7 9 (7.63%) PowerShell
8 7 (5.93%) C++
9 6 (5.08%) T-SQL
10 5 (4.24%) C
11 4 (3.39%) F#
11 4 (3.39%) Lua
11 4 (3.39%) TypeScript
12 3 (2.54%) Go
12 3 (2.54%) Shell Script
12 3 (2.54%) VB
13 2 (1.69%) AWK
13 2 (1.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (11.02%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.63%) Degree
3 8 (6.78%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.39%) DV Cleared
4 4 (3.39%) MCSE
4 4 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.85%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.85%) CEH
5 1 (0.85%) CISM
5 1 (0.85%) CISSP
5 1 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.85%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.85%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.32%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.39%) GDPR
3 3 (2.54%) QA
4 2 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (21.19%) HDFS
2 24 (20.34%) Apache Flume
3 4 (3.39%) Docker
4 2 (1.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.85%) KVM
5 1 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (6.78%) Oozie
1 8 (6.78%) Puppet
2 6 (5.08%) Ansible
2 6 (5.08%) HP ALM
3 4 (3.39%) Kibana
3 4 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.54%) Salt
5 2 (1.69%) Grafana
5 2 (1.69%) Graphite
5 2 (1.69%) Mesos
5 2 (1.69%) Nagios
5 2 (1.69%) SELinux
5 2 (1.69%) StatsD
5 2 (1.69%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.85%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.85%) Packer
6 1 (0.85%) Terraform
6 1 (0.85%) yum
Vendors
1 37 (31.36%) Cloudera
2 16 (13.56%) Microsoft
3 12 (10.17%) SAP
4 10 (8.47%) MapR
5 9 (7.63%) Hortonworks
5 9 (7.63%) Talend
6 8 (6.78%) Tableau
7 7 (5.93%) HP
8 6 (5.08%) Oracle
8 6 (5.08%) Splunk
9 5 (4.24%) Google
9 5 (4.24%) Informatica
9 5 (4.24%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (4.24%) Tealium
10 4 (3.39%) Atlassian
10 4 (3.39%) JD Edwards
10 4 (3.39%) Teradata
10 4 (3.39%) Xamarin
11 3 (2.54%) ArcSight
11 3 (2.54%) Vertica