Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 24 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 55 58
Rank change year-on-year -6 +3 +7
Contract jobs citing Big Data 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.38% 0.20% 0.71%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.27% 0.80% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Kent median daily rate - £700 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +40.00% -
South East median daily rate £500 £488 £500
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £19.34 £80.25 £50.00
% change year-on-year -75.90% +60.50% -

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 Kent with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 157 125 153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 29.57% 25.61% 27.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 84 116
Kent median daily rate £350 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £271 £276 £203
90th Percentile £429 £525 £481
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £378
% change year-on-year +3.13% +5.96% +7.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Kent median hourly rate - - £30.00
South East median hourly rate £42.00 £26.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +58.49% -3.64% +10.00%

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Big Data in Kent

Big Data
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Big Data in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 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 Kent region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 2 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (50.00%) EDI
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) SMTP
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) ReSharper

Big Data
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) AMQP
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) SMTP
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Fiddler
1 1 (50.00%) ReSharper
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Architect
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) C# Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Excel Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Financial Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
1 1 (50.00%) EDI
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) TypeScript
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft