Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 83 45 89
Rank change year-on-year -38 +44 +19
Contract jobs citing Big Data 12 15 35
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.90% 2.84% 1.74%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.33% 11.90% 6.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 23
10th Percentile £518 £357 £441
25th Percentile £563 £365 £481
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £775 £380 £525
Median % change year-on-year +104.22% -27.71% +14.13%
75th Percentile £825 £394 £538
90th Percentile " £411 £645
England median daily rate £598 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +8.73% - -

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 225 126 505
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 16.87% 23.82% 25.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 79 335
10th Percentile £304 £242 £271
25th Percentile £363 £309 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £365 £400
Median % change year-on-year +16.44% -8.75% +0.63%
75th Percentile £525 £411 £494
90th Percentile £595 £480 £545
England median daily rate £525 £500 £480
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 9
10th Percentile £30.27 " £14.00
25th Percentile £34.54 £11.61 £14.28
Median hourly rate £43.34 £12.23 £18.00
Median % change year-on-year +254.48% -32.08% -55.00%
75th Percentile £46.88 £12.84 £24.75
90th Percentile £48.00 " £48.00
England median hourly rate £32.00 £23.43 £30.00
% change year-on-year +36.58% -21.90% +10.29%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Big Data in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 25 September 2021.

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 6 months to 25 September 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
Nottinghamshire -17 6 £788 +111.13% 3
Northamptonshire -16 3 £500 +30.55% 5
Leicestershire - 2 £550 -
Big Data
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 8 (66.67%) Azure
2 7 (58.33%) Finance
3 5 (41.67%) Migration
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) ETL
3 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) Data Governance
3 5 (41.67%) Analytics
3 5 (41.67%) Relational Database
3 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (41.67%) Apache Spark
3 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
3 5 (41.67%) Data Lake
3 5 (41.67%) IT Strategy
4 4 (33.33%) GDPR
4 4 (33.33%) Spark SQL
4 4 (33.33%) Data Quality
4 4 (33.33%) Banking
4 4 (33.33%) Scala
4 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) Python
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle
5 3 (25.00%) Java
5 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (25.00%) RDBMS
5 3 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (25.00%) Hadoop
5 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration

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 5 (41.67%) Apache Spark
2 1 (8.33%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (66.67%) Azure
2 2 (16.67%) AWS
2 2 (16.67%) GCP
2 2 (16.67%) IaaS
2 2 (16.67%) PaaS
2 2 (16.67%) Power Platform
2 2 (16.67%) SaaS
3 1 (8.33%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 1 (8.33%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 1 (8.33%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Data Lake
1 5 (41.67%) Relational Database
2 4 (33.33%) Spark SQL
3 3 (25.00%) Apache Hive
3 3 (25.00%) Hadoop
3 3 (25.00%) HBase
3 3 (25.00%) Impala
3 3 (25.00%) Metadata
3 3 (25.00%) Metadata Repository
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (25.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (16.67%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (16.67%) Power BI
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (33.33%) Banking
4 3 (25.00%) Social Skills
5 1 (8.33%) Influencing Skills
5 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
5 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Architect
2 5 (41.67%) Azure Architect
3 4 (33.33%) Cloud Architect
4 3 (25.00%) Ab Initio Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Data Architect
4 3 (25.00%) Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Applications Architect
5 2 (16.67%) Migration Architect
6 1 (8.33%) Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis Business Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Business IT Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 1 (8.33%) IT Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) IT Business Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Lead Business Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
6 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (8.33%) Technical Business Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) Kafka
1 1 (8.33%) REST
1 1 (8.33%) SOAP
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (41.67%) Analytics
1 5 (41.67%) Data Governance
1 5 (41.67%) ETL
1 5 (41.67%) IT Strategy
1 5 (41.67%) Migration
2 3 (25.00%) BDD
2 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (25.00%) Data Management
2 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (25.00%) Data Reconciliation
2 3 (25.00%) Deployment Automation
2 3 (25.00%) DevOps
2 3 (25.00%) ETL Development
2 3 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
2 3 (25.00%) High Availability
2 3 (25.00%) Task Automation
2 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Python
1 4 (33.33%) Scala
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 1 (8.33%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) Data Quality
1 4 (33.33%) GDPR
2 3 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
3 2 (16.67%) SOC 1
3 2 (16.67%) SOC 2
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 3 (25.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Ab Initio
2 3 (25.00%) Cloudera
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) Teradata
3 2 (16.67%) Databricks
4 1 (8.33%) Refinitiv
4 1 (8.33%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com