Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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 of England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 144 114 150
Rank change year-on-year -30 +36 +41
Contract jobs citing Big Data 69 82 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.34% 1.68% 0.99%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.01% 7.32% 4.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 49 27
East of England median daily rate £488 £375 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -25.00% +15.94%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £388
90th Percentile £675 £575 £588
England median daily rate £550 £525 £520
% change year-on-year +4.76% +0.96% +0.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 2
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £42.92 £54.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.23% -21.25% -
10th Percentile £16.25 £42.29 £47.75
90th Percentile £18.75 £46.00 £62.05
England median hourly rate £30.91 £43.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year -28.13% -7.53% +41.98%

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 984 1120 1279
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.07% 22.98% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 565 690 721
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £285 £230 £225
90th Percentile £569 £538 £538
England median daily rate £460 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 41 52
East of England median hourly rate £29.50 £36.00 £31.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.06% +13.35% +11.44%
10th Percentile £16.18 £15.75 £14.00
90th Percentile £40.38 £46.00 £47.43
England median hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% +1.82% +11.11%

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Big Data as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Big Data in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Big Data in the East of England

Big Data
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Big Data in the East of England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Big Data in the East of England

Big Data
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data in the East of England.

Contractor 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 23 November 2017. 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
Norfolk +12 18 £250 -47.37%
Bedfordshire +3 15 £643 +51.89% 1
Hertfordshire +3 14 £575 +35.29% 6
Cambridgeshire -20 13 £450 -18.18% 17
Suffolk +2 9 £469 +9.01% 1
Big Data
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 of England region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 46 (66.67%) Hadoop
2 45 (65.22%) Apache Spark
3 32 (46.38%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (40.58%) Python
5 27 (39.13%) SQL
5 27 (39.13%) Amazon AWS
6 26 (37.68%) SQL Server
7 23 (33.33%) Analytics
8 21 (30.43%) Cloudera
8 21 (30.43%) Impala
9 19 (27.54%) Apache Hive
10 18 (26.09%) Apache Cassandra
10 18 (26.09%) Kafka
10 18 (26.09%) ETL
11 17 (24.64%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (23.19%) Java
12 16 (23.19%) Data Warehouse
12 16 (23.19%) HBase
13 15 (21.74%) MapReduce
14 14 (20.29%) Amazon Redshift
15 13 (18.84%) Machine Learning
15 13 (18.84%) Web Services
16 12 (17.39%) Software Engineering
16 12 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 12 (17.39%) Sqoop
16 12 (17.39%) HDFS
17 11 (15.94%) BDD
17 11 (15.94%) Continuous Integration
17 11 (15.94%) Scrum
17 11 (15.94%) Workflow

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 45 (65.22%) Apache Spark
2 10 (14.49%) Apache Pig
3 9 (13.04%) Apache
4 6 (8.70%) Tomcat
5 5 (7.25%) Apache Solr
6 2 (2.90%) Confluence
7 1 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.45%) JBoss
7 1 (1.45%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (1.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.45%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.45%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 27 (39.13%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (10.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (8.70%) Amazon EMR
3 6 (8.70%) Amazon Kinesis
4 4 (5.80%) Amazon S3
4 4 (5.80%) Data Lake Analytics
4 4 (5.80%) IaaS
4 4 (5.80%) PaaS
5 2 (2.90%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (2.90%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.45%) BlazeMeter
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.25%) Network Security
2 1 (1.45%) Firewall
2 1 (1.45%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (66.67%) Hadoop
2 26 (37.68%) SQL Server
3 21 (30.43%) Impala
4 19 (27.54%) Apache Hive
5 18 (26.09%) Apache Cassandra
6 16 (23.19%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (23.19%) HBase
7 14 (20.29%) Amazon Redshift
8 12 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (17.39%) Sqoop
9 9 (13.04%) Data Lake
9 9 (13.04%) Power BI
10 8 (11.59%) NoSQL
11 7 (10.14%) Amazon QuickSight
11 7 (10.14%) MySQL
11 7 (10.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (8.70%) Mahout
12 6 (8.70%) Parquet
12 6 (8.70%) Relational Database
12 6 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (7.25%) Eclipse
1 5 (7.25%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.80%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.80%) Maven
3 3 (4.35%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.35%) JIRA
4 1 (1.45%) Gatling
4 1 (1.45%) Gradle
4 1 (1.45%) JMeter
4 1 (1.45%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.45%) Subversion
General
1 9 (13.04%) Retail
2 8 (11.59%) Finance
3 1 (1.45%) Banking
3 1 (1.45%) Legal
3 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.45%) Marketing
3 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (30.43%) Developer
2 15 (21.74%) Architect
3 9 (13.04%) Big Data Engineer
3 9 (13.04%) Data Engineer
4 8 (11.59%) Analyst
4 8 (11.59%) Data Architect
5 7 (10.14%) Hadoop Developer
6 6 (8.70%) Big Data Architect
6 6 (8.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 5 (7.25%) Analyst Developer
7 5 (7.25%) Big Data Solutions Architect
7 5 (7.25%) Cloud Developer
7 5 (7.25%) Data Scientist
7 5 (7.25%) Developer Analyst
7 5 (7.25%) Enterprise Architect
7 5 (7.25%) Enterprise Security Architect
7 5 (7.25%) Security Architect
7 5 (7.25%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.80%) Big Data Developer
8 4 (5.80%) Hadoop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (26.09%) Kafka
2 13 (18.84%) Web Services
3 10 (14.49%) Spring
4 7 (10.14%) Apache Avro
5 6 (8.70%) Spark Streaming
6 5 (7.25%) JSON
6 5 (7.25%) Spring MVC
6 5 (7.25%) XML
7 3 (4.35%) .NET
7 3 (4.35%) RESTful
7 3 (4.35%) Spring Cloud
8 2 (2.90%) Django
8 2 (2.90%) Flask
8 2 (2.90%) GraphX
8 2 (2.90%) MLlib
8 2 (2.90%) PySpark
8 2 (2.90%) TensorFlow
9 1 (1.45%) Ajax
9 1 (1.45%) Java EE
9 1 (1.45%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.25%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.45%) DataPower
5 1 (1.45%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.35%) Linux
1 3 (4.35%) Unix
2 2 (2.90%) Windows
3 1 (1.45%) AIX
3 1 (1.45%) HPUX
3 1 (1.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (46.38%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (33.33%) Analytics
3 18 (26.09%) ETL
4 17 (24.64%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (21.74%) MapReduce
6 13 (18.84%) Machine Learning
7 12 (17.39%) Software Engineering
8 11 (15.94%) BDD
8 11 (15.94%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (15.94%) Scrum
8 11 (15.94%) Workflow
9 10 (14.49%) Data Integration
9 10 (14.49%) TDD
10 9 (13.04%) Data Modelling
11 8 (11.59%) Data Analytics
11 8 (11.59%) Enterprise Architecture
12 7 (10.14%) Information Security
12 7 (10.14%) Kanban
12 7 (10.14%) Predictive Modelling
13 6 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (40.58%) Python
2 27 (39.13%) SQL
3 16 (23.19%) Java
4 7 (10.14%) R
5 5 (7.25%) HiveQL
6 4 (5.80%) C++
6 4 (5.80%) Ruby
6 4 (5.80%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.35%) C#
7 3 (4.35%) Scala
7 3 (4.35%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.90%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.90%) U-SQL
9 1 (1.45%) Groovy
9 1 (1.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (7.25%) Degree
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) QA
2 2 (2.90%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (17.39%) HDFS
2 10 (14.49%) Apache Flume
3 1 (1.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (14.49%) Oozie
2 7 (10.14%) Hadoop YARN
3 4 (5.80%) Mesos
Vendors
1 21 (30.43%) Cloudera
2 10 (14.49%) Microsoft
3 7 (10.14%) Tableau
4 6 (8.70%) Oracle
5 5 (7.25%) SAP
6 3 (4.35%) Hortonworks
6 3 (4.35%) MapR
6 3 (4.35%) Teradata
7 1 (1.45%) IBM
7 1 (1.45%) Informatica
7 1 (1.45%) Splunk