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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Big Data
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 45 52 57
Rank change year-on-year +7 +5  
Contract jobs citing Big Data 8 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.49% 1.45% 0.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.52% 8.18% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 4
Median daily rate £450 £350 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -33.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £484 £470 £500
% change year-on-year +3.03% -6.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £33.06 £34.50
% change year-on-year +42.18% -4.18%  

Big Data is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 84 110 98
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 15.64% 17.68% 14.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 73 64
Median daily rate £413 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +18.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £507 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Median hourly rate £42.50 £19.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +123.68% -9.52%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire citing Big Data as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough - 4 £450 -
Cambridge +7 2 £413 +17.85% 10
March - 1 £400 -
Big Data
East of England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 12 (52.17%) Java
2 10 (43.48%) Open Source
3 9 (39.13%) ETL
4 8 (34.78%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (34.78%) Data Integration
4 8 (34.78%) Talend Open Studio
4 8 (34.78%) Talend
4 8 (34.78%) Analytics
5 7 (30.43%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (30.43%) Hadoop
5 7 (30.43%) Apache Spark
5 7 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (26.09%) Python
6 6 (26.09%) JIRA
6 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (26.09%) Relational Database
6 6 (26.09%) NoSQL
6 6 (26.09%) Scala
6 6 (26.09%) Kafka
7 5 (21.74%) MapReduce
7 5 (21.74%) Apache Hive
7 5 (21.74%) MongoDB
7 5 (21.74%) Hadoop YARN
7 5 (21.74%) Microservices
7 5 (21.74%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (21.74%) Web Services
7 5 (21.74%) SQL
7 5 (21.74%) Oracle
8 4 (17.39%) .NET
8 4 (17.39%) PL/SQL

Big Data
Top Related 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 7 (30.43%) Apache Spark
2 4 (17.39%) Apache
2 4 (17.39%) Apache Pig
3 1 (4.35%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 7 (30.43%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) HTTP
2 1 (4.35%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (30.43%) Hadoop
3 6 (26.09%) NoSQL
3 6 (26.09%) Relational Database
4 5 (21.74%) Apache Hive
4 5 (21.74%) MongoDB
4 5 (21.74%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (17.39%) Data Lake
5 4 (17.39%) HBase
5 4 (17.39%) RDBMS
6 2 (8.70%) MySQL
6 2 (8.70%) Spotfire
7 1 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
7 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Talend Open Studio
2 6 (26.09%) JIRA
3 1 (4.35%) Hudson
3 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Games
2 1 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Talend Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Hadoop Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Java Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Senior Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Big Data Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Java Hadoop Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Big Data Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Business Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Data Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) DevOps Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Data Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) Kafka
2 5 (21.74%) Web Services
3 4 (17.39%) .NET
3 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
4 2 (8.70%) JSON
4 2 (8.70%) Spring
5 1 (4.35%) CSS
5 1 (4.35%) CSS3
5 1 (4.35%) Hibernate
5 1 (4.35%) HTML
5 1 (4.35%) HTML5
5 1 (4.35%) JPA
5 1 (4.35%) Node.js
5 1 (4.35%) React
5 1 (4.35%) REST
5 1 (4.35%) RESTful
5 1 (4.35%) Spark Streaming
5 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) Hedge funds
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Linux
1 4 (17.39%) VMS
2 2 (8.70%) Unix
3 1 (4.35%) CentOS
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Open Source
2 9 (39.13%) ETL
3 8 (34.78%) Analytics
3 8 (34.78%) Data Integration
4 7 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (21.74%) MapReduce
6 5 (21.74%) Microservices
7 4 (17.39%) Process Improvement
8 3 (13.04%) Dashboard Development
8 3 (13.04%) Data Architecture
8 3 (13.04%) ETL Development
9 2 (8.70%) Bioinformatics
9 2 (8.70%) Biology
9 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
10 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
10 1 (4.35%) Physics
10 1 (4.35%) Predictive Analytics
10 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) Java
2 6 (26.09%) Python
2 6 (26.09%) Scala
3 5 (21.74%) SQL
4 4 (17.39%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.35%) C
5 1 (4.35%) Perl
5 1 (4.35%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
1 1 (4.35%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (4.35%) Ansible
2 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Talend
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle
3 4 (17.39%) Hortonworks
4 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.35%) Cognos
5 1 (4.35%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (4.35%) Vertica