Period
to 19 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Big Data Developer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
England > North West
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 219 205 235
Rank change year-on-year -14 +30 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Big Data Developer 6 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.10% 0.034% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.036% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
North West median daily rate £500 £405 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.46% -22.86% +16.67%
10th Percentile £456 £392 £513
90th Percentile £588 £415 £538
England median daily rate £525 £550 £550
% change year-on-year -4.55% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £70.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
North West
Contract vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 5,692 5,515 6,911
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.09% 94.60% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,539 3,362 4,317
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £245 £250 £250
90th Percentile £575 £563 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 338 248 255
North West median hourly rate £19.33 £18.84 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.57% +10.82% -9.33%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.05 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.03 £49.13 £47.39
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year -1.07% -1.58% +5.67%

Big Data Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings that featured Big Data Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Big Data Developer in the North West

Big Data Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Big Data Developer in the North West

Big Data Developer
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data Developer within the North West region over the 6 months to 19 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire - 3 £500 -
Manchester -12 2 £563 +37.20% 1
Big Data Developer
England

Big Data Developer Skill Set
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, Big Data Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region featuring Big Data Developer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Big Data
1 6 (100.00%) Kafka
2 5 (83.33%) Apache Spark
2 5 (83.33%) Apache Hive
3 4 (66.67%) HBase
3 4 (66.67%) Hadoop
4 3 (50.00%) Java
4 3 (50.00%) HDFS
4 3 (50.00%) Sqoop
5 2 (33.33%) Spark Streaming
5 2 (33.33%) Power BI
5 2 (33.33%) Data Development
5 2 (33.33%) Tableau
5 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (33.33%) Scala
6 1 (16.67%) Machine Learning
6 1 (16.67%) Cloudera
6 1 (16.67%) Python
6 1 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
6 1 (16.67%) REST
6 1 (16.67%) SOLID
6 1 (16.67%) Java 8
6 1 (16.67%) Oozie
6 1 (16.67%) Apache Pig
6 1 (16.67%) Impala
6 1 (16.67%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (16.67%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)

Big Data Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (83.33%) Apache Spark
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Pig
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) Big Data
2 5 (83.33%) Apache Hive
3 4 (66.67%) Hadoop
3 4 (66.67%) HBase
4 3 (50.00%) Sqoop
5 2 (33.33%) Power BI
6 1 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (16.67%) Impala
6 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) Kafka
2 2 (33.33%) Spark Streaming
3 1 (16.67%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Data Development
2 1 (16.67%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
2 1 (16.67%) Machine Learning
2 1 (16.67%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Scala
3 1 (16.67%) Java 8
3 1 (16.67%) Python
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (16.67%) Oozie
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Tableau
2 1 (16.67%) Cloudera