Period
to 9 December 2018

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 9 December 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
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 27 37
Rank change year-on-year +18 +10 -2
Contract jobs citing Big Data 32 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 12.21% 3.93% 1.02%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 42.67% 22.64% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 2
Luton median daily rate £550 £650 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.38% +53.66% -26.43%
10th Percentile £363 £568 £403
90th Percentile £625 £675 £461
Bedfordshire median daily rate £550 £635 £423
% change year-on-year -13.39% +50.12% -26.43%
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 75 53 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 28.63% 17.38% 17.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 35 34
Luton median daily rate £450 £450 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.35% -9.21%
10th Percentile £361 £373 £347
90th Percentile £602 £675 £596
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £388
% change year-on-year +5.88% +9.68% +3.33%
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 9 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Big Data in Luton

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 Luton region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 21 (65.63%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (50.00%) Analytics
3 15 (46.88%) Hadoop
4 14 (43.75%) Retail
5 13 (40.63%) Python
6 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (37.50%) Apache Spark
7 10 (31.25%) Data Science
7 10 (31.25%) CRM
8 9 (28.13%) Linux
8 9 (28.13%) Waterfall
8 9 (28.13%) Scrum
9 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 8 (25.00%) Web Services
9 8 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (25.00%) Amazon Kinesis
9 8 (25.00%) Amazon EMR
10 7 (21.88%) Kafka
10 7 (21.88%) Impala
10 7 (21.88%) Technical Leadership
10 7 (21.88%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (18.75%) ITIL
11 6 (18.75%) Java
11 6 (18.75%) .NET
11 6 (18.75%) Problem Management
11 6 (18.75%) High Availability
11 6 (18.75%) Apache Hive
11 6 (18.75%) Marketing
11 6 (18.75%) Amazon Athena

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 12 (37.50%) Apache Spark
2 3 (9.38%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.25%) Apache
3 2 (6.25%) Apache Airflow
3 2 (6.25%) Luigi
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (9.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.13%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (65.63%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (25.00%) Amazon EMR
2 8 (25.00%) Amazon Kinesis
2 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (15.63%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (15.63%) IaaS
4 4 (12.50%) Akamai
5 1 (3.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (3.13%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (3.13%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (3.13%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) BIG-IP
1 4 (12.50%) DNS
2 3 (9.38%) LAN
2 3 (9.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (46.88%) Hadoop
2 7 (21.88%) Impala
3 6 (18.75%) Amazon Athena
3 6 (18.75%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (18.75%) Amazon Redshift
3 6 (18.75%) Apache Hive
3 6 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (15.63%) Apache Kudu
4 5 (15.63%) OLTP
4 5 (15.63%) RDBMS
4 5 (15.63%) Relational Database
4 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
5 3 (9.38%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (6.25%) NoSQL
6 2 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (6.25%) Presto
6 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (3.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (3.13%) Amazon QuickSight
General
1 14 (43.75%) Retail
2 6 (18.75%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Architect
2 8 (25.00%) Data Architect
3 7 (21.88%) Big Data Architect
4 6 (18.75%) AWS Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Big Data Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Data Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Project Manager
5 5 (15.63%) Technical Architect
6 4 (12.50%) AWS Architect
6 4 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) Technical Manager
7 3 (9.38%) Technical Project Manager
8 2 (6.25%) Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) AWS Consultant
8 2 (6.25%) Cloud Consultant
8 2 (6.25%) Consultant
8 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 2 (6.25%) SAP Manager
8 2 (6.25%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) Web Services
2 7 (21.88%) Kafka
3 6 (18.75%) .NET
4 3 (9.38%) J2EE
5 2 (6.25%) MLlib
5 2 (6.25%) Spark Streaming
6 1 (3.13%) Java EE
6 1 (3.13%) Middleware
6 1 (3.13%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.50%) Algorithms
2 4 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.13%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.13%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) Linux
2 5 (15.63%) Unix
3 3 (9.38%) Windows
3 3 (9.38%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) Analytics
2 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (31.25%) CRM
3 10 (31.25%) Data Science
4 9 (28.13%) Scrum
4 9 (28.13%) Waterfall
5 8 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (21.88%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (21.88%) Technical Leadership
7 6 (18.75%) High Availability
7 6 (18.75%) Infrastructure Management
7 6 (18.75%) ITIL
7 6 (18.75%) Problem Management
8 5 (15.63%) Data Engineering
8 5 (15.63%) E-Commerce
8 5 (15.63%) OO
8 5 (15.63%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 4 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
9 4 (12.50%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) Python
2 6 (18.75%) Java
3 5 (15.63%) C++
3 5 (15.63%) Shell Script
4 4 (12.50%) Scala
4 4 (12.50%) SQL
5 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) SLA
2 3 (9.38%) GDPR
2 3 (9.38%) QA
3 1 (3.13%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) Apache Flume
1 5 (15.63%) HDFS
2 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) Ansible
1 5 (15.63%) Oozie
1 5 (15.63%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Cloudera
2 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle
2 5 (15.63%) SAP
3 4 (12.50%) F5
4 2 (6.25%) Alteryx
4 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.25%) Tableau
5 1 (3.13%) IBM