Period
to 22 October 2020

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 22 October 2020 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
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 49 79 94
Rank change year-on-year +30 +15 +21
Contract jobs citing Big Data 16 32 42
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.54% 1.72% 1.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.46% 7.26% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 22 21
Median daily rate £388 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.13% +16.67% -14.29%
10th Percentile £373 £451 £350
90th Percentile £420 £655 £713
England median daily rate £550 £550 £550
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £49.13 £42.25
% change year-on-year -28.76% +16.28% +20.71%

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 153 441 598
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 24.29% 23.65% 21.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 289 393
Median daily rate £368 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.13% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £244 £268 £286
90th Percentile £499 £550 £550
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 16
Median hourly rate £36.25 £18.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +101.39% -55.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £16.78 £14.00 £15.13
90th Percentile £57.53 £47.50 £49.38
Median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year +12.90% - +1.64%

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 22 October 2020. 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 - 13 £405 - 6
Nottinghamshire +14 3 £373 -28.95% 2
Big Data
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2020, 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 (87.50%) ETL
1 14 (87.50%) Ab Initio
2 12 (75.00%) Unix
2 12 (75.00%) Linux
3 11 (68.75%) Firewall
3 11 (68.75%) Performance Tuning
3 11 (68.75%) Virtual Team Management
3 11 (68.75%) Virtual Team
4 6 (37.50%) Finance
4 6 (37.50%) Banking
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (12.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (12.50%) Cloudera
6 2 (12.50%) Credit Risk
6 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (12.50%) Data Quality
6 2 (12.50%) HBase
6 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 2 (12.50%) Scala
6 2 (12.50%) Hadoop
6 2 (12.50%) AWS
6 2 (12.50%) BDD
6 2 (12.50%) Apache Hive
6 2 (12.50%) Data Governance
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
6 2 (12.50%) Spark SQL
6 2 (12.50%) ETL Development
6 2 (12.50%) Data Reconciliation
6 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
6 2 (12.50%) HDFS

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 (12.50%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) AWS
2 1 (6.25%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Apache Hive
1 2 (12.50%) Data Lake
1 2 (12.50%) Hadoop
1 2 (12.50%) HBase
1 2 (12.50%) Impala
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 2 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
1 2 (12.50%) Spark SQL
General
1 6 (37.50%) Banking
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 2 (12.50%) Public Sector
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Developer
2 13 (81.25%) Ab Initio Developer
3 4 (25.00%) ETL Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Big Data Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Linux Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Unix Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Automation Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Security Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) Virtual Team
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Credit Risk
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Linux
1 12 (75.00%) Unix
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) ETL
2 11 (68.75%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (68.75%) Virtual Team Management
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) BDD
4 2 (12.50%) Cloud Operations
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (12.50%) Data Governance
4 2 (12.50%) Data Management
4 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 2 (12.50%) Data Reconciliation
4 2 (12.50%) DevOps
4 2 (12.50%) ETL Development
4 2 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Logical Data Model
4 2 (12.50%) Physical Data Model
4 2 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (12.50%) Task Automation
4 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Java
1 2 (12.50%) Python
1 2 (12.50%) Scala
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) Data Quality
1 2 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (12.50%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Ab Initio
2 2 (12.50%) Cloudera
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Teradata
3 1 (6.25%) Ariba
3 1 (6.25%) Blue Prism
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) SAP