Period
to 23 January 2018

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 6 months to 23 January 2018 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
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 48 54
Rank change year-on-year +4 +6 +21
Contract jobs citing Big Data 11 29 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.77% 3.54% 2.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.09% 14.36% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 20 13
Gloucestershire median daily rate £500 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +7.89% +5.56%
10th Percentile £450 £467 £389
90th Percentile £550 £647 £594
South West median daily rate £500 £488 £425
% change year-on-year +2.56% +14.71% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 136 202 210
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 21.94% 24.66% 21.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 131 136
Gloucestershire median daily rate £425 £397 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.19% -4.46% +10.67%
10th Percentile £336 £263 £249
90th Percentile £550 £575 £506
South West median daily rate £415 £365 £375
% change year-on-year +13.70% -2.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 8
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £47.25 £18.50 £48.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +155.41% -61.56% +57.81%
10th Percentile £22.98 £13.30 £39.75
90th Percentile £58.68 £23.70 £56.53
South West median hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £39.75
% change year-on-year -25.00% +0.63% +30.33%

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings citing Big Data as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

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 6 months to 23 January 2018. 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
Cheltenham +7 4 £500 -4.76% 2
Big Data
South West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 11 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (72.73%) DV Cleared
2 8 (72.73%) Scrum
2 8 (72.73%) Java
3 5 (45.45%) C#
3 5 (45.45%) .NET
3 5 (45.45%) Oracle
3 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (36.36%) DevOps
4 4 (36.36%) Python
4 4 (36.36%) Linux
4 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 4 (36.36%) XML
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) Business Analysis
4 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
5 3 (27.27%) Data Integration
5 3 (27.27%) Data Architecture
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (27.27%) SoapUI
5 3 (27.27%) WebSphere
5 3 (27.27%) JSON
5 3 (27.27%) Selenium
5 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
5 3 (27.27%) JMeter
5 3 (27.27%) XSD
5 3 (27.27%) WebLogic
5 3 (27.27%) C++
5 3 (27.27%) OOP
5 3 (27.27%) SOAP

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 (27.27%) WebLogic
1 3 (27.27%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (27.27%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
2 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) JMeter
1 3 (27.27%) LoadRunner
1 3 (27.27%) Selenium
1 3 (27.27%) SoapUI
2 1 (9.09%) Ant
2 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
2 1 (9.09%) Gradle
2 1 (9.09%) Hudson
2 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) Java Developer
3 3 (27.27%) C++ Developer
3 3 (27.27%) C++/Java Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Data Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) OBIEE Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) XML
3 3 (27.27%) JSON
3 3 (27.27%) SOAP
3 3 (27.27%) XSD
4 1 (9.09%) CSS
4 1 (9.09%) EJB
4 1 (9.09%) HTML
4 1 (9.09%) Java EE
4 1 (9.09%) JMS
4 1 (9.09%) Web Services
4 1 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) AIX
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Scrum
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Business Analysis
2 4 (36.36%) DevOps
2 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
3 3 (27.27%) Analytical Thinking
3 3 (27.27%) Data Architecture
3 3 (27.27%) Data Integration
3 3 (27.27%) ETL
3 3 (27.27%) OOP
3 3 (27.27%) Web Accessibility
4 2 (18.18%) Analytics
5 1 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (9.09%) Dashboard Development
5 1 (9.09%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (9.09%) High Availability
5 1 (9.09%) MapReduce
5 1 (9.09%) OO
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (9.09%) UML
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) C#
3 4 (36.36%) Python
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) C
4 3 (27.27%) C++
4 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
5 1 (9.09%) Perl
5 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (72.73%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat