Period
to 23 April 2018

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 23 April 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 64 68
Rank change year-on-year -6 +4 +26
Contract jobs citing Big Data 14 21 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.31% 1.89% 1.58%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.51% 11.41% 8.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 20 4
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -23.81%
10th Percentile £353 £330 £325
90th Percentile £475 £579 £536
East of England median daily rate £475 £450 £445
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% -11.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £44.50 £47.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year -5.32% +1.08% -

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 215 184 218
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 20.13% 16.52% 18.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 116 131
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £413 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.86% -12.50% +23.08%
10th Percentile £313 £209 £263
90th Percentile £525 £538 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 1
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £16.50 £37.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.00% +97.37% -9.52%
10th Percentile £13.65 £11.10 £18.50
90th Percentile £46.10 £41.75 £19.50
East of England median hourly rate £24.00 £31.45 £39.50
% change year-on-year -23.69% -20.38% +9.72%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Big Data in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 23 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 23 April 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
Cambridge +1 10 £425 -19.05% 19
Huntingdon - 3 - -
Big Data
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 11 (78.57%) SQL
1 11 (78.57%) Analytics
2 9 (64.29%) Python
3 8 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (57.14%) Machine Learning
3 8 (57.14%) Relational Database
3 8 (57.14%) Data Lake
4 7 (50.00%) ETL
4 7 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (42.86%) Data Management
6 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 5 (35.71%) Validation
6 5 (35.71%) Hadoop
6 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (35.71%) Linux
6 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
6 5 (35.71%) Java
6 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
6 5 (35.71%) Data Lake Analytics
6 5 (35.71%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 5 (35.71%) Power BI
6 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (35.71%) Apache Spark
6 5 (35.71%) HDInsight
6 5 (35.71%) NoSQL
7 4 (28.57%) Statistical Modelling
7 4 (28.57%) MySQL
7 4 (28.57%) Oracle
7 4 (28.57%) Visualisation

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 5 (35.71%) Apache Spark
2 2 (14.29%) Apache
2 2 (14.29%) Apache Solr
2 2 (14.29%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 7 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (35.71%) Data Lake Analytics
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (21.43%) Azure Data Factory
3 3 (21.43%) Azure Machine Learning
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) Data Lake
1 8 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (57.14%) Relational Database
2 5 (35.71%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 5 (35.71%) Hadoop
2 5 (35.71%) HDInsight
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 5 (35.71%) NoSQL
2 5 (35.71%) Power BI
2 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (28.57%) MySQL
4 3 (21.43%) Data Mining
4 3 (21.43%) OLAP
4 3 (21.43%) RDBMS
4 3 (21.43%) SAP Data Services
4 3 (21.43%) Snowflake Schema
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (14.29%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
2 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Law
2 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Azure Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Data Scientist
2 3 (21.43%) MicroStrategy Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Azure Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Computer Scientist
3 2 (14.29%) Computer Vision Scientist
3 2 (14.29%) Data Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Django Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Lead Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Lead Data Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Python Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Python/Django Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior MicroStrategy Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Akka
1 2 (14.29%) Django
1 2 (14.29%) Flask
1 2 (14.29%) Kafka
1 2 (14.29%) TensorFlow
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Client/Server
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 2 (14.29%) Life Science
2 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
3 1 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Analytics
2 8 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (57.14%) Machine Learning
3 7 (50.00%) ETL
4 6 (42.86%) Data Management
5 5 (35.71%) Validation
6 4 (28.57%) Statistical Modelling
6 4 (28.57%) Visualisation
7 3 (21.43%) Business Analytics
7 3 (21.43%) Dashboard Development
7 3 (21.43%) Data Science
7 3 (21.43%) Data Transformation
7 3 (21.43%) Memory Management
7 3 (21.43%) Migration
7 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (21.43%) Statistics
8 2 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
8 2 (14.29%) DevOps
8 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 9 (64.29%) Python
3 5 (35.71%) Java
4 3 (21.43%) R
4 3 (21.43%) U-SQL
5 2 (14.29%) Scala
6 1 (7.14%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (14.29%) PhD
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Apache Flume
1 2 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Mesos
1 2 (14.29%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle
3 3 (21.43%) MicroStrategy
3 3 (21.43%) SAP
4 2 (14.29%) Cloudera
4 2 (14.29%) Hortonworks
4 2 (14.29%) MapR
5 1 (7.14%) Alteryx
5 1 (7.14%) Tableau