The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 28 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.

Big Data
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 25 43
Rank change year-on-year -5 +18  
Contract jobs citing Big Data 11 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 3.94% 5.08% 0.81%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 17.74% 20.34% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 2
Median daily rate £475 £550 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.63% +76.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £481 £470 £500
% change year-on-year +2.34% -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 Oxford with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 62 59 74
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 22.22% 25.00% 19.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 47 58
Median daily rate £375 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +30.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £11.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -63.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.62 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +6.52% -  

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 Oxford

Big Data
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Big Data in Oxford

Big Data
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Big Data in Oxford over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Big Data in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Python
2 6 (54.55%) Semantic Web
2 6 (54.55%) Hadoop
2 6 (54.55%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (45.45%) Docker
3 5 (45.45%) Apache Spark
3 5 (45.45%) Scala
4 4 (36.36%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (36.36%) Mesos
4 4 (36.36%) Kanban
4 4 (36.36%) TDD
4 4 (36.36%) Pair Programming
4 4 (36.36%) Scrum
4 4 (36.36%) Publishing
5 3 (27.27%) JIRA
5 3 (27.27%) Informatics
5 3 (27.27%) Confluence
6 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
6 2 (18.18%) Open Source
6 2 (18.18%) SaaS
6 2 (18.18%) Matrix Management
6 2 (18.18%) Test Management
6 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
6 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
6 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
6 2 (18.18%) Machine Learning
6 2 (18.18%) Migration
6 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering

Big Data
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 (45.45%) Apache Spark
2 3 (27.27%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (18.18%) SaaS
3 1 (9.09%) IaaS
3 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) LAN
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) Hadoop
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) JIRA
General
1 4 (36.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Data Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Apache Spark Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Hadoop Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Hadoop Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Scala Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Data Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Big Data Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Semantic Web
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (36.36%) Kanban
2 4 (36.36%) Pair Programming
2 4 (36.36%) Scrum
2 4 (36.36%) TDD
3 3 (27.27%) Informatics
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) Machine Learning
4 2 (18.18%) Matrix Management
4 2 (18.18%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) Open Source
4 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
4 2 (18.18%) Test Management
4 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
4 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
5 1 (9.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Python
2 5 (45.45%) Scala
3 2 (18.18%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) C
4 1 (9.09%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ISEB
1 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
2 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
2 1 (9.09%) PMP
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Docker
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Mesos
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
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