Period
to 20 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 84 121
Rank change year-on-year +23 +37 -5
Contract jobs citing Big Data 118 80 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.04% 1.99% 1.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.91% 9.80% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 60 42
Berkshire median daily rate £513 £475 £494
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% -3.80% -1.25%
10th Percentile £350 £329 £400
90th Percentile £655 £604 £825
South East median daily rate £500 £475 £470
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% -6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £49.75 - -
South East median hourly rate £44.50 £32.17 £20.50
% change year-on-year +38.33% +56.93% -59.00%

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 698 816 737
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 17.99% 20.29% 15.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 473 406
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £403 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.59% -3.01% +3.75%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £300
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £448 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +11.74% +0.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 30 31
Berkshire median hourly rate £35.25 £10.75 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +227.91% +13.16% -49.33%
10th Percentile £10.93 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £59.13 £50.38 £16.25
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +40.00% -29.58% +42.00%

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 September 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 September 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 September 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 +3 22 £488 +8.33% 10
Newbury +1 21 £413 -13.16% 5
Maidenhead +17 19 £488 +62.50% 4
Slough +2 18 £475 +15.15% 1
Bracknell +5 5 £540 -11.84%
Windsor - 5 £475 -
Wokingham - 1 £575 -
Big Data
South East

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 58 (49.15%) Hadoop
1 58 (49.15%) Analytics
2 46 (38.98%) Python
3 34 (28.81%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (27.97%) Apache Spark
5 32 (27.12%) SQL
6 30 (25.42%) Data Analytics
7 28 (23.73%) Kafka
8 25 (21.19%) Amazon AWS
8 25 (21.19%) Open Source
8 25 (21.19%) Analytical Skills
9 24 (20.34%) Telecoms
9 24 (20.34%) Linux
10 23 (19.49%) Java
10 23 (19.49%) ETL
10 23 (19.49%) Big Data Analytics
11 22 (18.64%) Machine Learning
12 21 (17.80%) Cloudera
12 21 (17.80%) Scrum
13 19 (16.10%) Data Warehouse
14 18 (15.25%) SQL Server
14 18 (15.25%) Data Modelling
14 18 (15.25%) Business Intelligence
15 17 (14.41%) Microsoft Azure
15 17 (14.41%) Data Ingestion
15 17 (14.41%) Data Lake
16 16 (13.56%) Data Science
16 16 (13.56%) Apache Hive
16 16 (13.56%) Migration
16 16 (13.56%) JavaScript

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 33 (27.97%) Apache Spark
2 8 (6.78%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (3.39%) Apache Solr
3 4 (3.39%) OpenStack
4 3 (2.54%) Apache
5 2 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.69%) CMS
5 2 (1.69%) SAS
6 1 (0.85%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.85%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (2.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
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%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.85%) HFM
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 25 (21.19%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (14.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (5.93%) Azure Data Factory
4 5 (4.24%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (3.39%) Office 365
6 3 (2.54%) Amazon S3
6 3 (2.54%) SaaS
7 2 (1.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.69%) Azure Machine Learning
7 2 (1.69%) PaaS
8 1 (0.85%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.85%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.85%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.86%) SSH
1 14 (11.86%) TCP/IP
2 13 (11.02%) Firewall
2 13 (11.02%) Internet
3 6 (5.08%) HTTP
4 3 (2.54%) DNS
5 2 (1.69%) VPN
6 1 (0.85%) Broadband
6 1 (0.85%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (49.15%) Hadoop
2 19 (16.10%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (15.25%) SQL Server
4 17 (14.41%) Data Lake
5 16 (13.56%) Apache Hive
6 12 (10.17%) Flink
7 10 (8.47%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (8.47%) Relational Database
8 9 (7.63%) NoSQL
9 8 (6.78%) MongoDB
10 7 (5.93%) Cosmos DB
10 7 (5.93%) HDInsight
10 7 (5.93%) Power BI
10 7 (5.93%) SAP BW
10 7 (5.93%) SAP HANA
10 7 (5.93%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (5.08%) Redis
11 6 (5.08%) Sqoop
12 5 (4.24%) SAP Data Services
12 5 (4.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (5.93%) JIRA
2 6 (5.08%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.54%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.54%) TeamCity
3 3 (2.54%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.54%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (1.69%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.85%) Ant
5 1 (0.85%) AnthillPro
5 1 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.85%) ERwin
5 1 (0.85%) Gradle
5 1 (0.85%) Hudson
5 1 (0.85%) Introscope
5 1 (0.85%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.85%) JMeter
5 1 (0.85%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.85%) Mocha
5 1 (0.85%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.85%) Vagrant
General
1 24 (20.34%) Telecoms
2 15 (12.71%) Legal
3 5 (4.24%) Finance
4 3 (2.54%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.54%) Retail
5 1 (0.85%) Billing
5 1 (0.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (27.12%) Developer
2 26 (22.03%) Architect
3 17 (14.41%) Analyst
4 16 (13.56%) Data Engineer
5 14 (11.86%) Big Data Engineer
6 11 (9.32%) Data Analyst
7 10 (8.47%) Data Architect
8 9 (7.63%) Analytics Developer
8 9 (7.63%) Software Developer
9 8 (6.78%) Big Data Developer
9 8 (6.78%) SAP Analyst
10 7 (5.93%) SAP Data Analyst
10 7 (5.93%) Scala Developer
11 6 (5.08%) Java Developer
12 5 (4.24%) Administrator
12 5 (4.24%) Consultant
12 5 (4.24%) Senior Analyst
12 5 (4.24%) Senior Data Analyst
12 5 (4.24%) Software Engineer
12 5 (4.24%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (23.73%) Kafka
2 12 (10.17%) Spark Streaming
3 9 (7.63%) .NET
3 9 (7.63%) Node.js
4 8 (6.78%) Elastic Stack
4 8 (6.78%) RabbitMQ
5 6 (5.08%) .NET Core
5 6 (5.08%) scikit-learn
6 5 (4.24%) JMS
6 5 (4.24%) JSON
6 5 (4.24%) Play Framework
6 5 (4.24%) Velocity
7 4 (3.39%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (3.39%) Lucene
7 4 (3.39%) Memcached
7 4 (3.39%) Natural Language Processing
8 3 (2.54%) TensorFlow
9 2 (1.69%) React
9 2 (1.69%) REST
9 2 (1.69%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.19%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.47%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.08%) Data Structures
4 5 (4.24%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (3.39%) AS400
5 4 (3.39%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (3.39%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (2.54%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.54%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.69%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.69%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.69%) Replication
8 1 (0.85%) Blog
8 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.85%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle Exalytics
8 1 (0.85%) Over-the-Top Content
8 1 (0.85%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (20.34%) Linux
2 10 (8.47%) CentOS
3 9 (7.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (4.24%) Windows
5 4 (3.39%) Unix
6 2 (1.69%) Debian
6 2 (1.69%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.85%) Android
7 1 (0.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (49.15%) Analytics
2 34 (28.81%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (25.42%) Data Analytics
4 25 (21.19%) Open Source
5 23 (19.49%) Big Data Analytics
5 23 (19.49%) ETL
6 22 (18.64%) Machine Learning
7 21 (17.80%) Scrum
8 18 (15.25%) Business Intelligence
8 18 (15.25%) Data Modelling
9 17 (14.41%) Data Ingestion
10 16 (13.56%) Data Science
10 16 (13.56%) Migration
11 12 (10.17%) Artificial Intelligence
11 12 (10.17%) Data Mapping
11 12 (10.17%) Data Protection
11 12 (10.17%) Kalman Filter
11 12 (10.17%) Microservices
11 12 (10.17%) Network Architecture
11 12 (10.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 46 (38.98%) Python
2 32 (27.12%) SQL
3 23 (19.49%) Java
4 16 (13.56%) JavaScript
5 14 (11.86%) Scala
6 12 (10.17%) C#
7 11 (9.32%) R
8 7 (5.93%) T-SQL
9 6 (5.08%) C++
9 6 (5.08%) PowerShell
10 5 (4.24%) Bash Shell
10 5 (4.24%) MATLAB
11 4 (3.39%) Lua
12 3 (2.54%) C
12 3 (2.54%) Shell Script
12 3 (2.54%) VB
13 2 (1.69%) AWK
13 2 (1.69%) Perl
13 2 (1.69%) PHP
13 2 (1.69%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (6.78%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.24%) Degree
2 5 (4.24%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.69%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.69%) Master's Degree
3 2 (1.69%) MCSE
3 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.85%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.85%) CEH
4 1 (0.85%) CISM
4 1 (0.85%) CISSP
4 1 (0.85%) MCSA
4 1 (0.85%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.32%) Data Quality
2 5 (4.24%) GCP
3 4 (3.39%) GDPR
4 3 (2.54%) QA
5 2 (1.69%) COBIT
5 2 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (9.32%) Docker
2 6 (5.08%) Apache Flume
2 6 (5.08%) HDFS
3 2 (1.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.85%) KVM
4 1 (0.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (11.02%) Ansible
2 9 (7.63%) Kubernetes
3 6 (5.08%) HP ALM
4 5 (4.24%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (4.24%) Puppet
5 3 (2.54%) Salt
6 2 (1.69%) Grafana
6 2 (1.69%) Graphite
6 2 (1.69%) Kibana
6 2 (1.69%) Mesos
6 2 (1.69%) Nagios
6 2 (1.69%) SELinux
6 2 (1.69%) StatsD
6 2 (1.69%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.85%) Packer
7 1 (0.85%) Terraform
7 1 (0.85%) yum
Vendors
1 21 (17.80%) Cloudera
2 10 (8.47%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.63%) SAP
4 7 (5.93%) HP
5 6 (5.08%) Splunk
6 5 (4.24%) Tableau
7 4 (3.39%) JD Edwards
7 4 (3.39%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.54%) ArcSight
9 2 (1.69%) Informatica
9 2 (1.69%) MapR
9 2 (1.69%) New Relic
9 2 (1.69%) Talend
10 1 (0.85%) Ab Initio
10 1 (0.85%) AppDynamics
10 1 (0.85%) Hortonworks
10 1 (0.85%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.85%) Oracle
10 1 (0.85%) VMware
10 1 (0.85%) Xamarin