Period
to 22 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 22 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
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 60 68
Rank change year-on-year +14 +8 +6
Contract jobs citing Big Data 10 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.62% 0.16% 0.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.31% 1.12% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Cambridge median daily rate £444 £488 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.97% - -
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £438 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -2.78% +12.50% -12.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridge median hourly rate - - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - £17.50 -

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 Cambridge with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 97 89 172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 15.75% 14.10% 22.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 52 106
Cambridge median daily rate £425 £350 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -13.85% +16.07%
10th Percentile £284 £196 £240
90th Percentile £545 £524 £506
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £413 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +17.86% -12.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Cambridge median hourly rate £14.00 £37.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.67% +97.37% +43.40%
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -5.71% -7.89% -17.39%

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing Big Data as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Big Data in Cambridge

Big Data
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Big Data in Cambridge.

Contractor daily rate trend for Big Data in Cambridge

Big Data
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Big Data in Cambridge over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Big Data in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 8 (80.00%) Analytics
2 7 (70.00%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (60.00%) SQL
4 5 (50.00%) Java
4 5 (50.00%) ETL
5 4 (40.00%) Python
5 4 (40.00%) Linux
5 4 (40.00%) Statistical Modelling
5 4 (40.00%) MicroStrategy
5 4 (40.00%) Data Science
6 3 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (30.00%) Data Lake
6 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
6 3 (30.00%) Apache Spark
6 3 (30.00%) Dashboard Development
6 3 (30.00%) Statistics
6 3 (30.00%) Hadoop
6 3 (30.00%) Machine Learning
6 3 (30.00%) Memory Management
6 3 (30.00%) Apache Hive
6 3 (30.00%) Apache
6 3 (30.00%) OLAP
6 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (30.00%) Client/Server
6 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (30.00%) RDBMS
6 3 (30.00%) Snowflake Schema
6 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
7 2 (20.00%) SAS

Big Data
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 3 (30.00%) Apache
1 3 (30.00%) Apache Spark
2 2 (20.00%) Apache Solr
2 2 (20.00%) SAS
3 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (70.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Apache Hive
1 3 (30.00%) Data Lake
1 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (30.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (30.00%) OLAP
1 3 (30.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (30.00%) Snowflake Schema
2 2 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (20.00%) HBase
2 2 (20.00%) Impala
3 1 (10.00%) Amazon Aurora
3 1 (10.00%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (10.00%) MySQL
General
1 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Law
3 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Data Scientist
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
1 3 (30.00%) MicroStrategy Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Scientist
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Vision Scientist
2 2 (20.00%) Data Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior MicroStrategy Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analytics Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Basis Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Data Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Akka
1 2 (20.00%) Kafka
1 2 (20.00%) TensorFlow
2 1 (10.00%) SAML
2 1 (10.00%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) Life Science
2 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) CentOS
2 1 (10.00%) Fedora
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Analytics
2 5 (50.00%) ETL
3 4 (40.00%) Data Science
3 4 (40.00%) Statistical Modelling
4 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (30.00%) Dashboard Development
4 3 (30.00%) Machine Learning
4 3 (30.00%) Memory Management
4 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (30.00%) Statistics
5 2 (20.00%) Computer Vision
5 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (10.00%) Actionable Insight
6 1 (10.00%) Cloud Operations
6 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (10.00%) Data Analytics
6 1 (10.00%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (10.00%) Qualitative Research
6 1 (10.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) Python
4 2 (20.00%) R
4 2 (20.00%) Scala
5 1 (10.00%) AWK
5 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (10.00%) Perl
5 1 (10.00%) PHP
5 1 (10.00%) sed
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) PhD
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) MicroStrategy
2 2 (20.00%) Cloudera
2 2 (20.00%) Hortonworks
2 2 (20.00%) MapR
3 1 (10.00%) SAP