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 3 months to 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Big Data
South East / Kent
Rank - 50 -
Contract jobs citing Big Data 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent - 1.08% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 3.82% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £425 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £484 £470 £500
% change year-on-year +3.03% -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 Kent with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 69 131 80
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 23.96% 28.42% 30.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 98 36
Median daily rate £338 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +1.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £250 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £579 £468
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 £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 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

Big Data
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 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 Kent region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) RDF
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SPARQL
1 1 (100.00%) Scala
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (100.00%) HBase
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Spark

Big Data
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) HBase
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Scala Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Scala Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) RDF
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Scala
1 1 (100.00%) SPARQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL