Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 80 49
Rank change year-on-year +5 -31 -18
Contract jobs citing Big Data 8 3 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 1.09% 0.42% 3.87%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.10% 1.48% 14.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 25
Oxford median daily rate £500 £463 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -11.06% -0.95%
10th Percentile £489 £429 £424
90th Percentile £511 £486 £531
Oxfordshire median daily rate £500 £513 £520
% change year-on-year -2.44% -1.44% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxford median hourly rate - - -
Oxfordshire 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 Oxford with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Oxford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 195 203 184
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 26.49% 28.59% 27.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 168 153
Oxford median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £300 £306 £230
90th Percentile £563 £520 £520
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Oxford median hourly rate - - £45.00
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - £36.25

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

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

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 8 (100.00%) Scrum
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (87.50%) Kanban
2 7 (87.50%) Scala
2 7 (87.50%) Hadoop
2 7 (87.50%) TDD
2 7 (87.50%) Pair Programming
2 7 (87.50%) Python
2 7 (87.50%) Docker
2 7 (87.50%) Mesos
2 7 (87.50%) Apache Spark
2 7 (87.50%) Continuous Delivery
3 6 (75.00%) Publishing
4 5 (62.50%) Semantic Web
5 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (37.50%) Machine Learning
7 2 (25.00%) Apache
7 2 (25.00%) Java
8 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
8 1 (12.50%) ActionScript
8 1 (12.50%) CSS
8 1 (12.50%) Web Services
8 1 (12.50%) SOA
8 1 (12.50%) IBM
8 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 1 (12.50%) HTML
8 1 (12.50%) RosettaNet
8 1 (12.50%) EDIFACT
8 1 (12.50%) Degree

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 7 (87.50%) Apache Spark
2 2 (25.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 8 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) Bluemix
2 1 (12.50%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (12.50%) SaaS
2 1 (12.50%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) Hadoop
General
1 6 (75.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Big Data Engineer
1 6 (75.00%) Data Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) AWS Engineer
3 4 (50.00%) AWS Developer
3 4 (50.00%) AWS Software Engineer
3 4 (50.00%) Big Data Developer
3 4 (50.00%) Big Data Software Engineer
3 4 (50.00%) Developer
3 4 (50.00%) Scala Developer
3 4 (50.00%) Software Engineer
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Developer
4 3 (37.50%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 3 (37.50%) Scala Software Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Apache Spark Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Chief Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Data Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) CSS3
1 1 (12.50%) EDIFACT
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) HTML5
1 1 (12.50%) jQuery
1 1 (12.50%) Kafka
1 1 (12.50%) Node.js
1 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Semantic Web
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Scrum
2 7 (87.50%) Continuous Delivery
2 7 (87.50%) Kanban
2 7 (87.50%) Pair Programming
2 7 (87.50%) TDD
3 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (37.50%) Machine Learning
5 1 (12.50%) Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (12.50%) Big Data Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) Data Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) DevOps
5 1 (12.50%) Microservices
5 1 (12.50%) SOA
5 1 (12.50%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Python
1 7 (87.50%) Scala
2 2 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) ActionScript
3 1 (12.50%) ActionScript 2.0
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (87.50%) Mesos
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) IBM
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft