Period
to 15 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton 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 15 February 2019 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
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 18 36 28
Rank change year-on-year +18 -8 -
Contract jobs citing Big Data 14 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 6.03% 2.58% 0.90%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 23.33% 20.00% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 2
Luton median daily rate £525 £618 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.98% +45.98% -
10th Percentile £401 £526 £403
90th Percentile £617 £645 £461
Bedfordshire median daily rate £525 £625 £423
% change year-on-year -16.00% +47.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Luton median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire 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 Luton with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Luton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 60 40 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 25.86% 12.90% 17.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 29 24
Luton median daily rate £440 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.22% +2.86% -7.89%
10th Percentile £363 £300 £338
90th Percentile £583 £617 £634
Bedfordshire median daily rate £438 £394 £394
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Luton median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £27.50 - -

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

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

Job vacancy trend for Big Data in Luton

Big Data
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Big Data in Luton

Big Data
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Big Data in Luton over the 6 months to 15 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Big Data in Luton

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, 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 Luton region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (50.00%) Retail
2 6 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (42.86%) Analytics
3 5 (35.71%) Waterfall
3 5 (35.71%) Hadoop
3 5 (35.71%) Apache Spark
3 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (35.71%) Scrum
3 5 (35.71%) Python
4 4 (28.57%) CRM
4 4 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 4 (28.57%) Marketing
4 4 (28.57%) Impala
4 4 (28.57%) Kafka
4 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (28.57%) Technical Leadership
5 3 (21.43%) Data Engineering
5 3 (21.43%) Apache Flume
5 3 (21.43%) Apache Hive
5 3 (21.43%) HDFS
5 3 (21.43%) Oozie
5 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
5 3 (21.43%) Amazon Kinesis
5 3 (21.43%) Apache Kudu
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
5 3 (21.43%) Unix
5 3 (21.43%) OLTP
5 3 (21.43%) RDBMS

Big Data
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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 5 (35.71%) Apache Spark
2 1 (7.14%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Airflow
2 1 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (7.14%) Luigi
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (21.43%) Amazon Kinesis
3 2 (14.29%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (7.14%) Akamai
4 1 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (7.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (7.14%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (7.14%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (7.14%) IaaS
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (7.14%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) BIG-IP
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Hadoop
2 4 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (28.57%) Impala
3 3 (21.43%) Apache Hive
3 3 (21.43%) Apache Kudu
3 3 (21.43%) OLTP
3 3 (21.43%) RDBMS
3 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
4 2 (14.29%) Amazon Athena
4 2 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (14.29%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (7.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (7.14%) Amazon QuickSight
5 1 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
5 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (7.14%) Presto
General
1 7 (50.00%) Retail
2 4 (28.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Project Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Technical Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Data Architect
4 1 (7.14%) CRM Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Data Manager
4 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce Manager
4 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Incident Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Marketing Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Problem Manager
4 1 (7.14%) SAP Manager
4 1 (7.14%) SAP Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Technical Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Kafka
2 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (7.14%) Java EE
3 1 (7.14%) Middleware
3 1 (7.14%) MLlib
3 1 (7.14%) Spark Streaming
3 1 (7.14%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Algorithms
2 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.14%) N-Tier
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Unix
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Analytics
3 5 (35.71%) Scrum
3 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (35.71%) Waterfall
4 4 (28.57%) CRM
4 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 4 (28.57%) Technical Leadership
5 3 (21.43%) Data Engineering
6 2 (14.29%) Change Management
6 2 (14.29%) Data Science
6 2 (14.29%) ITIL
6 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
6 2 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (14.29%) Project Management
6 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) Target Operating Model
7 1 (7.14%) OO
7 1 (7.14%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Python
2 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
3 2 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) Scala
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (7.14%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Apache Flume
1 3 (21.43%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Oozie
2 1 (7.14%) Ansible
2 1 (7.14%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Alteryx
1 1 (7.14%) Cloudera
1 1 (7.14%) F5
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle
1 1 (7.14%) SAP
1 1 (7.14%) Tableau