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 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Big Data
England / East Midlands
Rank 81 87 90
Rank change year-on-year +6 +3  
Contract jobs citing Big Data 19 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.27% 0.62% 0.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.29% 2.90% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 4
Median daily rate £450 £450 £446
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £309 £442
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £475 £485
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 the East Midlands with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 359 345 361
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 24.05% 21.31% 22.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 208 204
Median daily rate £325 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £275 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 7
Median hourly rate £34.50 £14.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +146.42% -37.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.65 £12.80 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.50 £20.00 £35.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily 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 3 months to 24 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
Nottinghamshire +3 7 £450 - 2
Lincolnshire - 4 £400 - 1
Northamptonshire - 4 £531 - 2
Leicestershire - 1 - -
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 16 (53.33%) SQL
2 12 (40.00%) Analytics
3 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (30.00%) Data Analytics
4 9 (30.00%) Machine Learning
5 8 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (26.67%) Apache Spark
6 7 (23.33%) DevOps
7 6 (20.00%) Java
7 6 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (20.00%) Scala
7 6 (20.00%) Hadoop
7 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (20.00%) Power BI
8 5 (16.67%) Web Services
8 5 (16.67%) Banking
9 4 (13.33%) TDD
9 4 (13.33%) Billing
9 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
9 4 (13.33%) PaaS
9 4 (13.33%) Automated Testing
9 4 (13.33%) Data Analysis
9 4 (13.33%) Spring
9 4 (13.33%) Apache Hive
9 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
9 4 (13.33%) Azure SQL Database
9 4 (13.33%) Big Data Analytics

Big Data
Top Related 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 8 (26.67%) Apache Spark
2 3 (10.00%) SAS
3 2 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.33%) Apache Pig
4 1 (3.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (13.33%) Azure Machine Learning
2 4 (13.33%) PaaS
3 3 (10.00%) IaaS
4 1 (3.33%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (20.00%) Hadoop
1 6 (20.00%) Power BI
2 4 (13.33%) Apache Hive
2 4 (13.33%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (13.33%) HDInsight
2 4 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 3 (10.00%) MySQL
4 1 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.33%) Base SAS
4 1 (3.33%) HBase
4 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.33%) Redis
4 1 (3.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (3.33%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.00%) Maven
3 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.33%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (16.67%) Banking
2 4 (13.33%) Billing
3 3 (10.00%) Finance
4 2 (6.67%) Retail
5 1 (3.33%) Advertising
5 1 (3.33%) Back Office
5 1 (3.33%) Front Office
5 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.33%) Marketing
5 1 (3.33%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Developer
2 7 (23.33%) Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) Architect
3 5 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Java Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Data Business Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) PHP Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Azure Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Big Data Developer
6 2 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior PHP Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Data Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Data Scientist
7 1 (3.33%) Digital Project Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Hadoop Developer
7 1 (3.33%) IT Services Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) Web Services
2 4 (13.33%) Spring
3 3 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (10.00%) J2EE
3 3 (10.00%) Java EE
3 3 (10.00%) JMS
3 3 (10.00%) XML
4 2 (6.67%) CSS
4 2 (6.67%) HTML
4 2 (6.67%) jQuery
4 2 (6.67%) Kafka
5 1 (3.33%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (3.33%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.33%) JPA
5 1 (3.33%) Lucene
5 1 (3.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.00%) Smart Meter
3 2 (6.67%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.33%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (3.33%) Credit Risk
4 1 (3.33%) e-Learning
4 1 (3.33%) Internet of Things
4 1 (3.33%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.33%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Analytics
2 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (30.00%) Data Analytics
3 9 (30.00%) Machine Learning
4 8 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (23.33%) DevOps
6 4 (13.33%) Automated Testing
6 4 (13.33%) Big Data Analytics
6 4 (13.33%) Data Analysis
6 4 (13.33%) Re-Platforming
6 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (13.33%) TDD
7 3 (10.00%) Microservices
7 3 (10.00%) Project Management
7 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (10.00%) User Stories
8 2 (6.67%) Data Modelling
8 2 (6.67%) ETL
8 2 (6.67%) MVC
8 2 (6.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 16 (53.33%) SQL
2 6 (20.00%) Java
2 6 (20.00%) Scala
3 3 (10.00%) PHP
3 3 (10.00%) Python
4 2 (6.67%) MATLAB
4 2 (6.67%) R
5 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Docker
2 1 (3.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (3.33%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.67%) Puppet
3 1 (3.33%) Ansible
3 1 (3.33%) CFEngine
3 1 (3.33%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (3.33%) Kibana
3 1 (3.33%) logstash
3 1 (3.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Tableau
3 1 (3.33%) Adobe
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle
Towcester, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
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