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 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 91 91
Rank change year-on-year +3 0  
Contract jobs citing Big Data 15 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.98% 0.19% 0.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.70% 0.93% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 4
Median daily rate £400 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.78% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £455 £458
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £450 £475
% change year-on-year -4.44% -5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - £16.00

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 319 324 416
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 20.78% 20.88% 25.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 206 255
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £241 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £351
% change year-on-year +3.22% +10.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 3
Median hourly rate £50.00 £14.50 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +244.82% -64.84%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.27 £26.75
% change year-on-year +21.52% +16.89%  

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 +7 10 £400 -15.78% 5
Northamptonshire - 4 £475 -
Derbyshire - 1 £400 - 1
Big Data
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 14 (41.18%) SQL
2 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (32.35%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (26.47%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (26.47%) Analytics
4 9 (26.47%) User Stories
5 8 (23.53%) Java
5 8 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (23.53%) Scrum
5 8 (23.53%) Degree
5 8 (23.53%) Hadoop
6 7 (20.59%) Project Management
6 7 (20.59%) Data Analytics
7 6 (17.65%) Relational Database
8 5 (14.71%) Machine Learning
8 5 (14.71%) Apache Spark
8 5 (14.71%) ETL
8 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
8 5 (14.71%) BDD
8 5 (14.71%) Kanban
9 4 (11.76%) JIRA
9 4 (11.76%) TDD
9 4 (11.76%) Banking
9 4 (11.76%) Billing
9 4 (11.76%) Spring
9 4 (11.76%) Business Analysis
9 4 (11.76%) Apache Hive
9 4 (11.76%) Confluence
9 4 (11.76%) R
9 4 (11.76%) Visualisation

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 (14.71%) Apache Spark
2 4 (11.76%) Confluence
3 3 (8.82%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.94%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) SPSS
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.94%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (8.82%) IaaS
2 1 (2.94%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (2.94%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.94%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (23.53%) Hadoop
3 6 (17.65%) Relational Database
4 4 (11.76%) Apache Hive
5 3 (8.82%) Data Lake
5 3 (8.82%) MySQL
5 3 (8.82%) RDBMS
6 2 (5.88%) HBase
6 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
6 2 (5.88%) Sqoop
7 1 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (2.94%) Data Mining
7 1 (2.94%) HDInsight
7 1 (2.94%) Impala
7 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.94%) PowerPivot
7 1 (2.94%) Redis
7 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.76%) JIRA
3 3 (8.82%) Maven
4 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (11.76%) Banking
1 4 (11.76%) Billing
2 3 (8.82%) Finance
3 2 (5.88%) Retail
4 1 (2.94%) Back Office
4 1 (2.94%) Front Office
4 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.94%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Analyst
2 11 (32.35%) Developer
3 10 (29.41%) Business Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Architect
5 4 (11.76%) Java Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Junior
5 4 (11.76%) Junior Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Junior Business Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Big Data Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Data Analytics Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Data Business Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Business Solution Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Data Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Data Quality Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) PHP Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Quality Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) Kafka
1 4 (11.76%) Spring
2 3 (8.82%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (8.82%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (8.82%) J2EE
2 3 (8.82%) Java EE
2 3 (8.82%) JMS
2 3 (8.82%) XML
3 2 (5.88%) CSS
3 2 (5.88%) HTML
3 2 (5.88%) jQuery
3 2 (5.88%) Web Services
4 1 (2.94%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.94%) JPA
4 1 (2.94%) Lucene
4 1 (2.94%) Node.js
4 1 (2.94%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (8.82%) Data Structures
1 3 (8.82%) Smart Meter
2 2 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.94%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.94%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (2.94%) Cloud Native
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.94%) Internet of Things
3 1 (2.94%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (2.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) VMS
2 2 (5.88%) Linux
3 1 (2.94%) Unix
3 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (32.35%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (26.47%) Analytics
3 9 (26.47%) User Stories
4 8 (23.53%) Scrum
4 8 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (20.59%) Data Analytics
5 7 (20.59%) Project Management
6 5 (14.71%) BDD
6 5 (14.71%) ETL
6 5 (14.71%) Kanban
6 5 (14.71%) Machine Learning
7 4 (11.76%) ATDD
7 4 (11.76%) Big Data Analytics
7 4 (11.76%) Business Analysis
7 4 (11.76%) DevOps
7 4 (11.76%) DSDM
7 4 (11.76%) TDD
7 4 (11.76%) Visualisation
7 4 (11.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (41.18%) SQL
2 8 (23.53%) Java
3 4 (11.76%) Python
3 4 (11.76%) R
4 3 (8.82%) Scala
5 2 (5.88%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.88%) PHP
6 1 (2.94%) C#
6 1 (2.94%) Go
6 1 (2.94%) Ruby
6 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) QA
2 2 (5.88%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Docker
2 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) Apache Flume
2 1 (2.94%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (2.94%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) Kibana
2 2 (5.88%) logstash
2 2 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.88%) Puppet
3 1 (2.94%) Ansible
3 1 (2.94%) CFEngine
3 1 (2.94%) Grafana
3 1 (2.94%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (2.94%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.94%) Cloudera
2 1 (2.94%) SAP
2 1 (2.94%) Tableau
Glossop, Derbyshire
Montash
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Rullion
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago