Period
to 24 January 2022

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 24 January 2022 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
24 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 94 54 94
Rank change year-on-year -40 +40 -3
Contract jobs citing Big Data 7 16 18
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.47% 2.04% 1.06%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.99% 7.84% 4.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 10
10th Percentile - £361 £379
25th Percentile £525 £365 £431
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £380 £531
Median % change year-on-year +44.93% -28.56% +18.06%
75th Percentile £575 £394 £616
90th Percentile - £410 £669
England median daily rate £600 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -

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 234 204 383
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 15.67% 25.99% 22.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 128 245
10th Percentile £307 £273 £273
25th Percentile £363 £320 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £375 £385
Median % change year-on-year +13.33% -2.60% -3.75%
75th Percentile £500 £441 £475
90th Percentile £575 £533 £550
England median daily rate £540 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +10.77% +2.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 5
10th Percentile - £14.00 £13.66
25th Percentile £41.67 £16.63 £14.28
Median hourly rate £45.00 £21.00 £18.00
Median % change year-on-year +114.30% +16.67% -
75th Percentile £46.67 £41.75 £24.75
90th Percentile - £54.20 £38.40
England median hourly rate £43.85 £26.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year +68.65% -1.89% -7.02%

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 24 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Nottinghamshire -20 4 - - 7
Leicestershire - 2 £550 -
Northamptonshire -27 1 - - 1
Big Data
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2022, 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 7 (100.00%) Apache Spark
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) Spark SQL
3 5 (71.43%) Social Skills
3 5 (71.43%) AWS
4 4 (57.14%) Mockito
4 4 (57.14%) Scala
4 4 (57.14%) Amazon S3
4 4 (57.14%) Replication
4 4 (57.14%) JUnit
4 4 (57.14%) Apache
4 4 (57.14%) Amazon EMR
4 4 (57.14%) Performance Optimisation
4 4 (57.14%) Critical Thinking
5 3 (42.86%) Data Lake
5 3 (42.86%) Kafka
5 3 (42.86%) Apache Hive
5 3 (42.86%) Data Governance
5 3 (42.86%) HBase
5 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
5 3 (42.86%) HDFS
5 3 (42.86%) ETL
6 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 2 (28.57%) Python
6 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (28.57%) Azure

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 7 (100.00%) Apache Spark
2 4 (57.14%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) AWS
2 4 (57.14%) Amazon EMR
2 4 (57.14%) Amazon S3
3 2 (28.57%) Azure
3 2 (28.57%) IaaS
3 2 (28.57%) PaaS
3 2 (28.57%) Power Platform
3 2 (28.57%) SaaS
4 1 (14.29%) GCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) Spark SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Apache Hive
2 3 (42.86%) Data Lake
2 3 (42.86%) HBase
2 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
3 2 (28.57%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (28.57%) Power BI
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (28.57%) Sqoop
4 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
4 1 (14.29%) Impala
4 1 (14.29%) Metadata
4 1 (14.29%) Metadata Repository
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
4 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) JUnit
1 4 (57.14%) Mockito
General
1 5 (71.43%) Social Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Big Data Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Big Data Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Data Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Ab Initio Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Apache Spark Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Critical Thinking
1 4 (57.14%) Performance Optimisation
2 3 (42.86%) Data Governance
2 3 (42.86%) ETL
3 2 (28.57%) Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) Big Data Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) Data Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) Data Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Data Transformation
3 2 (28.57%) Functional Programming
3 2 (28.57%) MapReduce
3 2 (28.57%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (14.29%) Data Reconciliation
4 1 (14.29%) DataOps
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) ETL Development
4 1 (14.29%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (14.29%) Physical Data Model
4 1 (14.29%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Scala
3 2 (28.57%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) Data Quality
1 2 (28.57%) GDPR
2 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) HDFS
2 2 (28.57%) Apache Flume
3 1 (14.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Oozie
2 1 (14.29%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Databricks
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Ab Initio
2 1 (14.29%) Cloudera
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Teradata