Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 57 43
Rank change year-on-year +5 -14 +30
Contract jobs citing Big Data 13 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.76% 1.14% 2.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.23% 9.30% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 8
Cambridge median daily rate £445 £469 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.07% -14.77% +20.22%
10th Percentile £430 £413 £388
90th Percentile £588 £494 £654
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £445 £438 £550
% change year-on-year +1.71% -20.45% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridge median hourly rate - - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - -

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 158 86 148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 21.41% 12.30% 23.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 55 83
Cambridge median daily rate £450 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £285
90th Percentile £588 £525 £550
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £450 £363 £381
% change year-on-year +24.14% -4.92% -1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Cambridge median hourly rate £23.00 - £15.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.38 - £15.00

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 10 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Big Data in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Hadoop
2 6 (46.15%) Visualisation
3 5 (38.46%) Apache Spark
3 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
4 4 (30.77%) HTML
4 4 (30.77%) CSS
4 4 (30.77%) Web Services
4 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 4 (30.77%) TDD
4 4 (30.77%) React
4 4 (30.77%) Analytics
4 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (30.77%) NoSQL
4 4 (30.77%) Data Visualisation
4 4 (30.77%) WebGL
4 4 (30.77%) Machine Learning
4 4 (30.77%) D3.js
4 4 (30.77%) GraphQL
4 4 (30.77%) ES6
4 4 (30.77%) Redux
5 3 (23.08%) Amazon Aurora
5 3 (23.08%) Java 8
5 3 (23.08%) Confluence
5 3 (23.08%) Amazon S3
5 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
5 3 (23.08%) RESTful
5 3 (23.08%) Scala
5 3 (23.08%) Amazon EMR

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 5 (38.46%) Apache Spark
2 3 (23.08%) Confluence
3 1 (7.69%) Documentum
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (23.08%) Amazon EMR
2 3 (23.08%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) Hadoop
2 4 (30.77%) NoSQL
3 3 (23.08%) Amazon Aurora
3 3 (23.08%) Amazon Redshift
3 3 (23.08%) Apache Hive
3 3 (23.08%) MySQL
4 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
1 3 (23.08%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) GitLab
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (7.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Software Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Big Data Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Big Data Software Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Data Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Scala Developer
3 2 (15.38%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Data Analytics Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Apache Spark Developer
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Lead DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) CSS
1 4 (30.77%) D3.js
1 4 (30.77%) GraphQL
1 4 (30.77%) HTML
1 4 (30.77%) React
1 4 (30.77%) Redux
1 4 (30.77%) Web Services
1 4 (30.77%) WebGL
2 3 (23.08%) RESTful
2 3 (23.08%) Spring
3 2 (15.38%) Node.js
4 1 (7.69%) Apache Camel
4 1 (7.69%) REST
4 1 (7.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Visualisation
3 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
4 4 (30.77%) Analytics
4 4 (30.77%) Data Visualisation
4 4 (30.77%) Machine Learning
4 4 (30.77%) TDD
5 3 (23.08%) Functional Programming
6 2 (15.38%) Data Analytics
6 2 (15.38%) Design Thinking
6 2 (15.38%) MapReduce
6 2 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (15.38%) Technical Leadership
7 1 (7.69%) Change Control
7 1 (7.69%) DevOps
7 1 (7.69%) Document Management
7 1 (7.69%) Microservices
7 1 (7.69%) Open Source
7 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
7 1 (7.69%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) ES6
2 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) Java 8
3 3 (23.08%) Scala
4 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.69%) VBA
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Talend