Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 18 November 2017 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 67 105
Rank change year-on-year -18 +38 -22
Contract jobs citing Big Data 11 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.78% 1.50% 0.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.29% 6.18% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 4
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £450 £550 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.18% +20.22% +7.65%
10th Percentile £342 £468 £434
90th Percentile £494 £645 £471
East of England median daily rate £488 £375 £500
% change year-on-year +30.00% -25.00% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 - -
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £42.92 £54.50
% change year-on-year -59.23% -21.25% -

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 208 275 341
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 14.76% 24.23% 21.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 150 185
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £286 £248 £263
90th Percentile £494 £538 £538
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 9
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £16.78 £15.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.87% -36.17% +4.44%
10th Percentile £15.60 £11.40 £13.80
90th Percentile £18.53 £38.00 £44.10
East of England median hourly rate £29.50 £37.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year -21.33% +17.19% +12.28%

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Big Data in Cambridgeshire

Big Data
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Big Data in Cambridgeshire

Big Data
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Cambridge -11 7 £488 -11.36% 4
Peterborough -12 4 £357 -10.81%
Big Data
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Big Data also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) Hadoop
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
3 6 (54.55%) ETL
3 6 (54.55%) Apache Spark
4 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (36.36%) Migration
6 3 (27.27%) Teradata
6 3 (27.27%) Python
6 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (27.27%) Apache Hive
6 3 (27.27%) MongoDB
6 3 (27.27%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (27.27%) MapReduce
6 3 (27.27%) HBase
6 3 (27.27%) HDFS
6 3 (27.27%) Impala
6 3 (27.27%) Spark Streaming
6 3 (27.27%) Mahout
6 3 (27.27%) Hortonworks
6 3 (27.27%) Cloudera
6 3 (27.27%) Apache Pig
6 3 (27.27%) MapR
6 3 (27.27%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (27.27%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (18.18%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 2 (18.18%) Data Lake
7 2 (18.18%) Data Lake Analytics

Big Data
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 6 (54.55%) Apache Spark
2 3 (27.27%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (18.18%) Data Lake Analytics
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (9.09%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (9.09%) Azure Machine Learning
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) Hadoop
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (27.27%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (27.27%) Apache Hive
4 3 (27.27%) HBase
4 3 (27.27%) Impala
4 3 (27.27%) Mahout
4 3 (27.27%) MongoDB
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (18.18%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (18.18%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 2 (18.18%) Data Lake
5 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (18.18%) HDInsight
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
5 2 (18.18%) Power BI
5 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Big Data Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Data Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst Developer
3 2 (18.18%) AWS Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Big Data Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Big Data Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Data Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Developer Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) ETL Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) ETL Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Hadoop Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Python Developer
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Data Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Spark Streaming
2 2 (18.18%) Django
2 2 (18.18%) Flask
2 2 (18.18%) JSON
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ETL
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Migration
4 3 (27.27%) MapReduce
5 2 (18.18%) Analytics
5 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Data Engineering
5 2 (18.18%) Data Management
5 2 (18.18%) DevOps
5 2 (18.18%) Machine Learning
5 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Validation
6 1 (9.09%) Business Analytics
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (9.09%) Data Transformation
6 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) Python
3 2 (18.18%) Scala
4 1 (9.09%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) HDFS
2 1 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Mesos
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) Cloudera
2 3 (27.27%) Hortonworks
2 3 (27.27%) MapR
2 3 (27.27%) Teradata
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) SAP