Period
to 20 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 20 January 2021 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 52 87 90
Rank change year-on-year +35 +3 -3
Contract jobs citing Big Data 17 21 45
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.12% 1.24% 1.85%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.13% 5.40% 7.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 28
Median daily rate £380 £531 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.56% +18.06% -10.00%
10th Percentile £333 £386 £341
90th Percentile £418 £659 £568
England median daily rate £538 £550 £550
% change year-on-year -2.27% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £23.00 - £45.00

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 209 389 569
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 26.06% 22.96% 23.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 251 395
Median daily rate £375 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% -3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £275 £275
90th Percentile £525 £575 £550
England median daily rate £488 £475 £480
% change year-on-year +2.63% -1.04% +2.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 13
Median hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% - -42.99%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.66 £13.75
90th Percentile £54.20 £38.40 £49.50
Median hourly rate £25.57 £26.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year -3.51% -7.02% -5.00%

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Big Data as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Big Data in the East Midlands

Big Data
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Big Data in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Big Data in the East Midlands

Big Data
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 January 2021. 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
Northamptonshire - 14 £380 - 7
Nottinghamshire +17 3 £373 -30.60% 3
Big Data
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2021, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 14 (82.35%) ETL
1 14 (82.35%) Ab Initio
2 12 (70.59%) Linux
2 12 (70.59%) Unix
3 11 (64.71%) Firewall
3 11 (64.71%) Performance Tuning
3 11 (64.71%) Virtual Team Management
3 11 (64.71%) Virtual Team
4 6 (35.29%) Finance
4 6 (35.29%) Banking
5 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (17.65%) AWS
6 3 (17.65%) Data Lake
6 3 (17.65%) DevOps
7 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
7 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (11.76%) Apache Spark
7 2 (11.76%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (11.76%) Logical Data Model
7 2 (11.76%) Physical Data Model
7 2 (11.76%) Impala
7 2 (11.76%) Data Reconciliation
7 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
7 2 (11.76%) HDFS
7 2 (11.76%) Public Sector
7 2 (11.76%) Project Delivery
7 2 (11.76%) Task Automation
7 2 (11.76%) Cloud Operations
7 2 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (11.76%) Deployment Automation

Big Data
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (11.76%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP ERP
1 1 (5.88%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) AWS
2 1 (5.88%) Azure
2 1 (5.88%) Power Platform
2 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (64.71%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Data Lake
2 2 (11.76%) Apache Hive
2 2 (11.76%) Hadoop
2 2 (11.76%) HBase
2 2 (11.76%) Impala
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
2 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.76%) Spark SQL
General
1 6 (35.29%) Banking
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.76%) Public Sector
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
2 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.88%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Developer
2 13 (76.47%) Ab Initio Developer
3 4 (23.53%) ETL Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Big Data Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Linux Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Unix Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Automation Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Integration Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Security Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Integration Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (64.71%) Virtual Team
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Credit Risk
3 1 (5.88%) Cloud Native
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Linux
1 12 (70.59%) Unix
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) ETL
2 11 (64.71%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (64.71%) Virtual Team Management
3 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) DevOps
5 2 (11.76%) BDD
5 2 (11.76%) Cloud Operations
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (11.76%) Data Governance
5 2 (11.76%) Data Management
5 2 (11.76%) Data Reconciliation
5 2 (11.76%) Deployment Automation
5 2 (11.76%) ETL Development
5 2 (11.76%) Logical Data Model
5 2 (11.76%) Physical Data Model
5 2 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (11.76%) Project Delivery
5 2 (11.76%) Task Automation
5 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) Java
1 2 (11.76%) Python
1 2 (11.76%) Scala
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) Data Quality
1 2 (11.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (11.76%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) Ab Initio
2 2 (11.76%) Cloudera
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) SAP
2 2 (11.76%) Teradata
3 1 (5.88%) Ariba
3 1 (5.88%) Blue Prism
3 1 (5.88%) Google
3 1 (5.88%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft