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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 27 May 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 of England
6 months to
27 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 114 93 90
Rank change year-on-year -21 -3 +19
Contract jobs citing Big Data 28 21 37
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 1.10% 1.17% 1.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.33% 6.82% 7.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 25
10th Percentile £420 £399 £350
25th Percentile £463 £433 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £600 £450
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% +33.33% -16.28%
75th Percentile £809 £679 £600
90th Percentile - £900 £668
England median daily rate £600 £570 £550
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
England median hourly rate £60.50 £41.00 £46.75
% change year-on-year +47.56% -12.30% -6.24%

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 of England with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 382 308 500
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 14.96% 17.19% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 188 302
10th Percentile £293 £212 £281
25th Percentile £408 £336 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £450 £428
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.14% -4.89%
75th Percentile £588 £527 £534
90th Percentile £686 £613 £600
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 26 13
10th Percentile £12.57 £11.25 £16.60
25th Percentile £26.98 £13.50 £19.84
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.13 £21.57
Median % change year-on-year +65.68% -2.06% +3.06%
75th Percentile £57.50 £33.44 £26.05
90th Percentile £66.96 £46.00 £28.21
England median hourly rate £43.42 £24.57 £25.00
% change year-on-year +76.70% -1.72% -16.67%

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Big Data as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Big Data in the East of England

Big Data
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Big Data in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for Big Data in the East of England

Big Data
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Big Data in the East of England over the 6 months to 27 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Big Data in the East of England

Big Data
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Big Data in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend for Big Data in the East of England

Big Data
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 27 May 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
Hertfordshire -1 9 £798 +19.21% 6
Bedfordshire -5 9 £550 - 1
Essex -7 5 £450 -21.74%
Cambridgeshire -36 2 £500 -16.67% 2
Norfolk - 2 £725 -
Suffolk -9 1 £525 +36.81% 1
Big Data
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 of England region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 16 (57.14%) SQL
2 14 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (46.43%) Azure
4 12 (42.86%) Analytics
4 12 (42.86%) Data Science
5 11 (39.29%) Power BI
5 11 (39.29%) Power Platform
6 10 (35.71%) Hadoop
6 10 (35.71%) Tableau
6 10 (35.71%) Data Quality
7 9 (32.14%) Machine Learning
7 9 (32.14%) DevOps
7 9 (32.14%) ETL
7 9 (32.14%) Agile
7 9 (32.14%) Self-Motivation
8 8 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (28.57%) Python
8 8 (28.57%) Visualisation
9 7 (25.00%) AWS
9 7 (25.00%) Migration
9 7 (25.00%) QA
9 7 (25.00%) CI/CD
10 6 (21.43%) Social Skills
10 6 (21.43%) Infrastructure as Code
10 6 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (21.43%) Data Strategy
10 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
10 6 (21.43%) Azure SQL Database
10 6 (21.43%) Microservices
10 6 (21.43%) Alteryx

Big Data
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (17.86%) Apache Spark
2 2 (7.14%) Apache
2 2 (7.14%) Apache Airflow
Cloud Services
1 13 (46.43%) Azure
2 11 (39.29%) Power Platform
3 7 (25.00%) AWS
4 5 (17.86%) Azure Cosmos DB
4 5 (17.86%) Azure Service Bus
5 4 (14.29%) Azure Data Factory
5 4 (14.29%) IaaS
5 4 (14.29%) PaaS
6 2 (7.14%) Amazon Kinesis
6 2 (7.14%) Amazon SageMaker
7 1 (3.57%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Internet
2 1 (3.57%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (39.29%) Power BI
2 10 (35.71%) Hadoop
2 10 (35.71%) Tableau
3 8 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (21.43%) Azure SQL Database
5 5 (17.86%) Apache Hive
5 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
6 2 (7.14%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 2 (7.14%) Data Lake
6 2 (7.14%) Flink
6 2 (7.14%) Looker
6 2 (7.14%) OLTP
6 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
6 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.14%) MLflow
2 2 (7.14%) RStudio
3 1 (3.57%) GitLab
3 1 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 6 (21.43%) Social Skills
2 5 (17.86%) Marketing
3 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (14.29%) Finance
3 4 (14.29%) Organisational Skills
4 3 (10.71%) Retail
5 2 (7.14%) Presentation Skills
6 1 (3.57%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Architect
1 8 (28.57%) Data Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (17.86%) Senior Architect
3 5 (17.86%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 4 (14.29%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Azure Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Data Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Data Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Data Science Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Data Scientist
5 2 (7.14%) Data Strategist
5 2 (7.14%) Lead Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Lead Data Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Machine Learning Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Chief Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) .NET
2 3 (10.71%) Spring
3 2 (7.14%) Django
3 2 (7.14%) Flask
3 2 (7.14%) Kafka
3 2 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (7.14%) Shiny
3 2 (7.14%) Spark Streaming
4 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.57%) Dask
4 1 (3.57%) HTML
4 1 (3.57%) HTML5
4 1 (3.57%) React
4 1 (3.57%) RESTful
4 1 (3.57%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (17.86%) Cloud Native
3 4 (14.29%) Algorithms
3 4 (14.29%) Replication
4 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (7.14%) Analytical Mindset
5 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
5 2 (7.14%) Data Structures
5 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.57%) IoT
6 1 (3.57%) Legacy Systems
6 1 (3.57%) Life Science
6 1 (3.57%) Reference Data
6 1 (3.57%) Smartphone
6 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (42.86%) Analytics
2 12 (42.86%) Data Science
3 9 (32.14%) Agile
3 9 (32.14%) DevOps
3 9 (32.14%) ETL
3 9 (32.14%) Machine Learning
4 8 (28.57%) Visualisation
5 7 (25.00%) CI/CD
5 7 (25.00%) Migration
6 6 (21.43%) Data Strategy
6 6 (21.43%) Infrastructure as Code
6 6 (21.43%) Microservices
6 6 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (17.86%) BPMN
7 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
7 5 (17.86%) Data Integration
7 5 (17.86%) Data Visualisation
7 5 (17.86%) Mathematics
7 5 (17.86%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) SQL
2 8 (28.57%) Python
3 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 2 (7.14%) R
4 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.57%) C#
5 1 (3.57%) Java
5 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) AWS Certification
2 2 (7.14%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (35.71%) Data Quality
2 7 (25.00%) QA
3 2 (7.14%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Kubernetes
2 2 (7.14%) Control-M
2 2 (7.14%) Grafana
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Alteryx
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) Cloudera
2 5 (17.86%) Oracle
3 4 (14.29%) Databricks
4 2 (7.14%) MapR
4 2 (7.14%) Splunk