The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 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 30 March 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
Suffolk / Ipswich
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 21 -
Rank change year-on-year -1 -  
Contract jobs citing Big Data 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 0.81% 0.76% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.26% 7.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £725 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £470 £500
% change year-on-year +1.06% -6.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £33.06 £34.50
% change year-on-year +42.18% -4.18%  

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 Ipswich with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Ipswich
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 19 14 54
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 15.45% 10.61% 35.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 35
Median daily rate £400 £338 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.51% -25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £325 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 £443 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Ipswich 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 Ipswich

Big Data
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Big Data in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) OO
2 3 (60.00%) Apache
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) ETL
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) JSON
2 3 (60.00%) Open Source
2 3 (60.00%) Cloudera
2 3 (60.00%) Kafka
2 3 (60.00%) HBase
2 3 (60.00%) Apache Spark
3 2 (40.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Network Design
4 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (20.00%) ERP
4 1 (20.00%) SOA
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Qualys
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery

Big Data
Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich 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 (60.00%) Apache
1 3 (60.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Pig
2 1 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) IaaS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) PaaS
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) HBase
2 2 (40.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (20.00%) Apache Hive
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (20.00%) Neo4j
3 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Big Data Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Data Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Java Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Hadoop Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Java Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Java Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) JSON
1 3 (60.00%) Kafka
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) Ajax
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Camel
2 1 (20.00%) Java EE
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ETL
1 3 (60.00%) OO
1 3 (60.00%) Open Source
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design
2 1 (20.00%) SIEM
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Groovy
3 1 (20.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Apache Flume
1 1 (20.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cloudera
2 1 (20.00%) CyberArk
2 1 (20.00%) Imperva
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Qualys
2 1 (20.00%) Splunk