Period
to 20 October 2017

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 October 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 137 117
Rank change year-on-year +27 -20 +10
Contract jobs citing Big Data 36 11 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.16% 0.34% 0.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.81% 1.54% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 7 15
East Midlands median daily rate £525 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.53% +6.25% -25.93%
10th Percentile £300 £398 £319
90th Percentile £565 £543 £475
England median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate £62.80 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £43.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year -18.60% -1.71% +45.83%

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 620 716 748
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 20.05% 21.97% 23.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 442 461
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £270 £251 £219
90th Percentile £538 £550 £513
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 8 13
East Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £16.09 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +179.68% -10.61% -48.57%
10th Percentile £18.28 £12.58 £12.75
90th Percentile £63.00 £40.75 £38.75
England median hourly rate £30.50 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +7.02% +3.64% +12.24%

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Big Data as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Big Data in the East Midlands

Big Data
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Big Data in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 20 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Big Data in the East Midlands

Big Data
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Big Data in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 20 October 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 October 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
Nottinghamshire +21 18 £450 +5.88% 4
Leicestershire -9 3 £613 +53.13% 2
Northamptonshire +12 2 £475 -
Derbyshire -7 2 - - 2
Lincolnshire - 1 £488 -
Big Data
England

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

1 15 (41.67%) Python
2 14 (38.89%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (30.56%) Security Cleared
4 10 (27.78%) Business Analysis
4 10 (27.78%) Project Management
4 10 (27.78%) Analytics
5 9 (25.00%) C#
6 8 (22.22%) .NET
7 7 (19.44%) Retail
7 7 (19.44%) Finance
7 7 (19.44%) Scrum
7 7 (19.44%) Java
7 7 (19.44%) Degree
7 7 (19.44%) Visualisation
7 7 (19.44%) User Experience
8 6 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (16.67%) DevOps
8 6 (16.67%) User Stories
8 6 (16.67%) Data Analytics
8 6 (16.67%) Software Delivery
8 6 (16.67%) Hadoop
8 6 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
8 6 (16.67%) TOGAF
8 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 6 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (16.67%) Migration
9 5 (13.89%) SQL
9 5 (13.89%) Kanban

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 4 (11.11%) Confluence
2 3 (8.33%) Apache Spark
2 3 (8.33%) SAS
2 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.78%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.78%) GeoServer
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.56%) SPSS
3 1 (2.78%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.56%) Azure Machine Learning
3 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.78%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (2.78%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) SAN
1 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 5 (13.89%) Apache Hive
3 4 (11.11%) Power BI
4 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (5.56%) QlikView
6 1 (2.78%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.78%) GIS
6 1 (2.78%) HDInsight
6 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.78%) MySQL
6 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.78%) PowerPivot
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) JIRA
2 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
1 7 (19.44%) Retail
2 1 (2.78%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.78%) Games
2 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Developer
2 9 (25.00%) Architect
3 8 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (16.67%) Technical Architect
4 6 (16.67%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 5 (13.89%) Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) Business Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) Python Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Big Data Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Junior
6 4 (11.11%) Junior Analyst
6 4 (11.11%) Junior Business Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Data Scientist
8 2 (5.56%) Agile Business Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Applications Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Big Data Consultant
8 2 (5.56%) Business Solution Architect
8 2 (5.56%) Consultant
8 2 (5.56%) Data Consultant
9 1 (2.78%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.22%) .NET
2 3 (8.33%) D3.js
3 2 (5.56%) Web Services
4 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.78%) Deeplearning4j
4 1 (2.78%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (2.78%) Kafka
4 1 (2.78%) MXNet
4 1 (2.78%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (2.78%) Node.js
4 1 (2.78%) TensorFlow
4 1 (2.78%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) User Experience
2 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.56%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.78%) Cloud Native
4 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.78%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.78%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (2.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (38.89%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (27.78%) Analytics
2 10 (27.78%) Business Analysis
2 10 (27.78%) Project Management
3 7 (19.44%) Scrum
3 7 (19.44%) Visualisation
4 6 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (16.67%) Data Analytics
4 6 (16.67%) DevOps
4 6 (16.67%) Migration
4 6 (16.67%) Software Delivery
4 6 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
4 6 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 6 (16.67%) User Stories
4 6 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
5 5 (13.89%) Acceptance Criteria
5 5 (13.89%) Kanban
6 4 (11.11%) BDD
6 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (41.67%) Python
2 9 (25.00%) C#
3 7 (19.44%) Java
4 5 (13.89%) SQL
5 4 (11.11%) R
6 2 (5.56%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.78%) Go
7 1 (2.78%) Ruby
7 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (30.56%) Security Cleared
2 7 (19.44%) Degree
3 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.78%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Grafana
1 1 (2.78%) Kibana
1 1 (2.78%) logstash
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.33%) Tableau
3 1 (2.78%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco
3 1 (2.78%) Citrix
3 1 (2.78%) Cognos
3 1 (2.78%) Hortonworks
3 1 (2.78%) VMware