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 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 49 67
Rank change year-on-year -5 +18  
Contract jobs citing Big Data 1 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.17% 1.18% 1.02%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.30% 4.76% 4.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 7
Median daily rate - £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -11.11%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £436 £450 £475
% change year-on-year -3.05% -5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - £16.00

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 77 147 199
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 13.32% 24.87% 25.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 93 114
Median daily rate £350 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +12.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 8
Median hourly rate £17.50 - £23.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.44 - £17.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 - £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.58% +19.23%  

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
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 24 June 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 0 1 - - 1
Big Data
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 7 (77.78%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) Microservices
4 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (44.44%) .NET
4 4 (44.44%) PL/SQL
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle
4 4 (44.44%) VMS
4 4 (44.44%) HTTP
4 4 (44.44%) Web Services
5 3 (33.33%) Hadoop
6 2 (22.22%) Apache Spark
6 2 (22.22%) Scala
7 1 (11.11%) HDFS
7 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (11.11%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (11.11%) Spark Streaming
7 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (11.11%) Apache Hive
7 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
7 1 (11.11%) R
7 1 (11.11%) MapReduce
7 1 (11.11%) Machine Learning
7 1 (11.11%) OpenStack
7 1 (11.11%) Vertica
7 1 (11.11%) Kafka
7 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
7 1 (11.11%) Analytics
7 1 (11.11%) Jaspersoft
7 1 (11.11%) Games

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 2 (22.22%) Apache Spark
2 1 (11.11%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (11.11%) Apache Hive
2 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (11.11%) Data Mining
2 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Architect
1 4 (44.44%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
3 1 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Big Data Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Big Data Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Data Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) GUI Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Hadoop Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Java GUI Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Data Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Hadoop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
1 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web API
1 4 (44.44%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
2 1 (11.11%) JSON
2 1 (11.11%) Kafka
2 1 (11.11%) RESTful
2 1 (11.11%) Spark Streaming
2 1 (11.11%) Spring
2 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) VMS
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Microservices
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) Bioinformatics
2 1 (11.11%) Biology
2 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
2 1 (11.11%) ETL
2 1 (11.11%) Machine Learning
2 1 (11.11%) MapReduce
2 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
2 1 (11.11%) Physics
2 1 (11.11%) Predictive Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) PL/SQL
4 2 (22.22%) Scala
5 1 (11.11%) Python
5 1 (11.11%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Cognos
2 1 (11.11%) Jaspersoft
2 1 (11.11%) Vertica