The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 26 April 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
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 39 52
Rank change year-on-year -3 +13  
Contract jobs citing Big Data 5 16 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.38% 3.37% 0.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.67% 16.84% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 1
Median daily rate £500 £475 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +53.22%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £464 £470 £500
% change year-on-year -1.27% -6.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.25 £19.61 £25.25
% change year-on-year +89.95% -22.33%  

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 75 95 146
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 20.72% 20.00% 30.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 63 109
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -10.76% -  

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

Big Data
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Big Data in Gloucestershire

Big Data
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 26 April 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
Gloucester -3 1 £515 +21.17% 1
Big Data
South West

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 15 (88.24%) Java
2 14 (82.35%) Security Cleared
3 12 (70.59%) DV Cleared
3 12 (70.59%) Hadoop
4 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (58.82%) Software Engineering
6 9 (52.94%) C
7 8 (47.06%) C++
7 8 (47.06%) Python
8 7 (41.18%) OO
8 7 (41.18%) ITIL
8 7 (41.18%) UML
9 6 (35.29%) HTML
9 6 (35.29%) CSS
9 6 (35.29%) TOGAF
9 6 (35.29%) MODAF
9 6 (35.29%) SysML
9 6 (35.29%) Requirements Management
9 6 (35.29%) Change Management
9 6 (35.29%) Amazon S3
9 6 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (35.29%) Degree
9 6 (35.29%) Mathematics
9 6 (35.29%) Physics
9 6 (35.29%) Test Strategy
10 5 (29.41%) Selenium
10 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
10 5 (29.41%) XML
11 4 (23.53%) OOP
11 4 (23.53%) C#

Big Data
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 3 (17.65%) Apache Pig
2 2 (11.76%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.88%) Apache
3 1 (5.88%) Apache Spark
3 1 (5.88%) Confluence
3 1 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (35.29%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (70.59%) Hadoop
2 3 (17.65%) MongoDB
2 3 (17.65%) NoSQL
3 2 (11.76%) Apache Hive
4 1 (5.88%) Apache Accumulo
4 1 (5.88%) MySQL
4 1 (5.88%) OrientDB
4 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Selenium
2 4 (23.53%) JMeter
3 3 (17.65%) LoadRunner
4 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
5 1 (5.88%) Ant
5 1 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (5.88%) Bitbucket
5 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
5 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
5 1 (5.88%) Gradle
5 1 (5.88%) Hudson
5 1 (5.88%) JIRA
5 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (11.76%) Games
2 1 (5.88%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Big Data Architect
3 3 (17.65%) C# Software Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Data Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Java Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Java Software Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Applications Architect
4 2 (11.76%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Developer
4 2 (11.76%) J2EE Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Python Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) CSS
1 6 (35.29%) HTML
2 5 (29.41%) XML
3 4 (23.53%) JDBC
3 4 (23.53%) RESTful
4 3 (17.65%) EJB
4 3 (17.65%) Java EE
4 3 (17.65%) SOAP
4 3 (17.65%) XSD
5 2 (11.76%) Hibernate
5 2 (11.76%) J2EE
5 2 (11.76%) Spring
5 2 (11.76%) STL
6 1 (5.88%) .NET
6 1 (5.88%) JMS
6 1 (5.88%) jQuery
6 1 (5.88%) JSON
6 1 (5.88%) Middleware
6 1 (5.88%) Web Services
6 1 (5.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (5.88%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Android
2 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) Software Engineering
3 7 (41.18%) ITIL
3 7 (41.18%) OO
3 7 (41.18%) UML
4 6 (35.29%) Change Management
4 6 (35.29%) Mathematics
4 6 (35.29%) MODAF
4 6 (35.29%) Physics
4 6 (35.29%) Requirements Management
4 6 (35.29%) SysML
4 6 (35.29%) Test Strategy
4 6 (35.29%) TOGAF
5 4 (23.53%) MVC
5 4 (23.53%) OOP
6 3 (17.65%) Web Accessibility
7 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (11.76%) Multithreading
7 2 (11.76%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) Java
2 9 (52.94%) C
3 8 (47.06%) C++
3 8 (47.06%) Python
4 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
5 4 (23.53%) C#
6 2 (11.76%) Embedded C
6 2 (11.76%) Objective-C
7 1 (5.88%) Perl
7 1 (5.88%) Ruby
7 1 (5.88%) Scala
7 1 (5.88%) SQL
7 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (82.35%) Security Cleared
2 12 (70.59%) DV Cleared
3 6 (35.29%) Degree
4 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Kibana
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle
1 1 (5.88%) Red Hat