Period
to 24 September 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 24 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
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 57 54
Rank change year-on-year -2 -3 +30
Contract jobs citing Big Data 8 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.09% 0.78% 0.90%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.72% 6.33% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 0
Cambridge median daily rate £525 £488 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% - -
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £525 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +16.67% +12.50% -11.85%
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 119 79 169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 16.21% 12.32% 25.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 42 94
Cambridge median daily rate £450 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +9.59%
10th Percentile £300 £289 £233
90th Percentile £588 £525 £504
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +21.43% -12.50% +9.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Cambridge median hourly rate £18.50 £37.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.67% +30.43% +105.36%
10th Percentile £14.90 £16.85 £17.63
90th Percentile £22.10 £38.75 £40.88
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.38 £17.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year -0.71% -39.13% +25.00%

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 24 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Big Data in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 4 (50.00%) Finance
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (50.00%) Analytics
2 3 (37.50%) Apache Hive
2 3 (37.50%) Hadoop
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Apache Spark
3 2 (25.00%) Amazon Aurora
3 2 (25.00%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (25.00%) Data Science
3 2 (25.00%) MySQL
3 2 (25.00%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (25.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (25.00%) Amazon S3
3 2 (25.00%) Apache
3 2 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) MapReduce
3 2 (25.00%) Data Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) Open Source
3 2 (25.00%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (12.50%) sed
4 1 (12.50%) MapR
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
4 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (12.50%) Akka
4 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra

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 (37.50%) Apache Spark
2 2 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (12.50%) Apache Solr
3 1 (12.50%) Documentum
3 1 (12.50%) SAS
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (25.00%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (25.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Apache Hive
1 3 (37.50%) Hadoop
2 2 (25.00%) Amazon Aurora
2 2 (25.00%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (12.50%) HBase
3 1 (12.50%) Impala
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Data Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) AWS Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Data Analytics Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Scientist
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Vision Scientist
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Data Scientist
3 1 (12.50%) Lead DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Basis Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Data Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Akka
1 1 (12.50%) Kafka
1 1 (12.50%) SAML
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Basis
1 1 (12.50%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
1 1 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) CentOS
1 1 (12.50%) Fedora
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (25.00%) Data Analytics
2 2 (25.00%) Data Science
2 2 (25.00%) MapReduce
2 2 (25.00%) Open Source
2 2 (25.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Business Development
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Operations
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Document Management
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) Identity Management
3 1 (12.50%) Machine Learning
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) AWK
3 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (12.50%) R
3 1 (12.50%) Scala
3 1 (12.50%) sed
3 1 (12.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (12.50%) Cloudera
2 1 (12.50%) Hortonworks
2 1 (12.50%) MapR
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) SAP