The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Big Data
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 48 36 63
Rank change year-on-year -12 +27  
Contract jobs citing Big Data 15 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.71% 3.22% 0.74%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.11% 12.31% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 3
Median daily rate £488 £550 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.36% +76.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £484 £470 £500
% change year-on-year +3.03% -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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 135 130 127
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 24.37% 26.16% 18.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 110 85
Median daily rate £400 £425 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £281 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
Median hourly rate - £11.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -56.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

Big Data
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Big Data in Oxfordshire

Big Data
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Big Data in Oxfordshire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Big Data in Oxfordshire

Big Data
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -8 11 £475 -13.63% 4
Big Data
South East

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) Scrum
3 8 (44.44%) Scala
3 8 (44.44%) Python
4 7 (38.89%) Hadoop
4 7 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (38.89%) Docker
4 7 (38.89%) Apache Spark
5 6 (33.33%) Semantic Web
5 6 (33.33%) TDD
6 5 (27.78%) Pair Programming
6 5 (27.78%) Publishing
6 5 (27.78%) Kanban
6 5 (27.78%) Java
6 5 (27.78%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (22.22%) Mesos
7 4 (22.22%) Analytics
7 4 (22.22%) SQL
7 4 (22.22%) ETL
8 3 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (16.67%) .NET
8 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
8 3 (16.67%) JIRA
8 3 (16.67%) Informatics
8 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 3 (16.67%) Visualisation
8 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (16.67%) Open Source
8 3 (16.67%) Confluence

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 (38.89%) Apache Spark
2 3 (16.67%) Confluence
3 1 (5.56%) Apache
3 1 (5.56%) Jetty
3 1 (5.56%) nginx
3 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (11.11%) SaaS
4 1 (5.56%) IaaS
4 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) LAN
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) Hadoop
2 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.56%) MySQL
3 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.56%) Power BI
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) Gradle
2 1 (5.56%) Maven
2 1 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 5 (27.78%) Publishing
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Data Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Data Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Hadoop Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Apache Spark Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Big Data Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Hadoop Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Scala Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Data Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Azure Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Big Data Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Machine Learning Developer
4 1 (5.56%) SaaS Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Salesforce Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Scala Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Hadoop Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) RESTful
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Semantic Web
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) Scrum
3 6 (33.33%) TDD
4 5 (27.78%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (27.78%) Kanban
4 5 (27.78%) Pair Programming
5 4 (22.22%) Analytics
5 4 (22.22%) ETL
6 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 3 (16.67%) Informatics
6 3 (16.67%) Machine Learning
6 3 (16.67%) Open Source
6 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 3 (16.67%) Visualisation
7 2 (11.11%) Matrix Management
7 2 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
7 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
7 2 (11.11%) Test Management
7 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
7 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) Python
1 8 (44.44%) Scala
2 5 (27.78%) Java
3 4 (22.22%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.56%) C
4 1 (5.56%) C++
4 1 (5.56%) Groovy
4 1 (5.56%) R
4 1 (5.56%) Ruby
4 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) ISEB
1 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.56%) PMP
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) Docker
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Mesos
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (5.56%) Informatica
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds
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