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 June 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
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 63 59
Rank change year-on-year +11 -4  
Contract jobs citing Big Data 20 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.19% 0.17% 1.71%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.05% 0.64% 6.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 12
Median daily rate £531 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +5.55%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £436 £450 £475
% change year-on-year -3.05% -5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - £16.00

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 181 156 187
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 28.87% 26.53% 24.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 124 129
Median daily rate £425 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £180.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +24.59% +17.30%  

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 June 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 June 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 +4 7 £600 +26.31% 6
Abingdon - 2 - -
Kidlington - 2 £425 - 1
Big Data
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 29 (82.86%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (54.29%) TDD
3 18 (51.43%) Apache Spark
4 16 (45.71%) Python
4 16 (45.71%) Scala
4 16 (45.71%) Amazon AWS
5 14 (40.00%) Hadoop
5 14 (40.00%) Docker
6 12 (34.29%) Scrum
7 11 (31.43%) Java
8 9 (25.71%) Pair Programming
8 9 (25.71%) Kanban
8 9 (25.71%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (22.86%) Mesos
9 8 (22.86%) Machine Learning
10 7 (20.00%) NoSQL
10 7 (20.00%) Semantic Web
10 7 (20.00%) Open Source
11 6 (17.14%) JIRA
11 6 (17.14%) Publishing
11 6 (17.14%) OO
11 6 (17.14%) ETL
12 5 (14.29%) Linux
12 5 (14.29%) Apache
12 5 (14.29%) Test Automation
12 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
12 5 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (14.29%) Kafka
12 5 (14.29%) Analytics
13 4 (11.43%) Opscode Chef

Big Data
Co-occurring 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 18 (51.43%) Apache Spark
2 5 (14.29%) Apache
3 4 (11.43%) Confluence
4 2 (5.71%) Apache Solr
4 2 (5.71%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (5.71%) nginx
4 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 16 (45.71%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (8.57%) SaaS
4 2 (5.71%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.86%) IaaS
5 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) LAN
1 1 (2.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (40.00%) Hadoop
2 7 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 5 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (5.71%) MySQL
6 1 (2.86%) Apache Hive
6 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) JIRA
2 2 (5.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (5.71%) Eclipse
2 2 (5.71%) Eclipse RCP
2 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.71%) Gradle
2 2 (5.71%) Selenium
2 2 (5.71%) Subversion
General
1 6 (17.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Developer
2 7 (20.00%) Data Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Java Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Apache Spark Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Development Manager
4 4 (11.43%) Lead Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Lead Java Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Scala Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Big Data Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Hadoop Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Python Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Data Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Hadoop Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Software Development Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Software Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) Kafka
2 4 (11.43%) Spring
3 3 (8.57%) Django
3 3 (8.57%) Flask
4 2 (5.71%) .NET
4 2 (5.71%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (5.71%) JSON
4 2 (5.71%) Swing
4 2 (5.71%) SWT
4 2 (5.71%) Web Services
4 2 (5.71%) XML
4 2 (5.71%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Semantic Web
2 4 (11.43%) Client/Server
3 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.71%) Linked Data
5 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.86%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Linux
2 4 (11.43%) Unix
3 1 (2.86%) Windows
3 1 (2.86%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (82.86%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (54.29%) TDD
3 12 (34.29%) Scrum
4 9 (25.71%) Continuous Delivery
4 9 (25.71%) Kanban
4 9 (25.71%) Pair Programming
5 8 (22.86%) Machine Learning
6 7 (20.00%) Open Source
7 6 (17.14%) ETL
7 6 (17.14%) OO
8 5 (14.29%) Analytics
8 5 (14.29%) Test Automation
9 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (11.43%) DevOps
9 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
9 4 (11.43%) Service Design
9 4 (11.43%) Software Engineering
10 3 (8.57%) ITIL
10 3 (8.57%) Matrix Organization
10 3 (8.57%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (45.71%) Python
1 16 (45.71%) Scala
2 11 (31.43%) Java
3 3 (8.57%) SQL
4 1 (2.86%) C
4 1 (2.86%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Degree
1 3 (8.57%) ISEB
1 3 (8.57%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.71%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (5.71%) Sun Certification
3 1 (2.86%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.86%) PMP
System Software
1 14 (40.00%) Docker
2 2 (5.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (22.86%) Mesos
2 4 (11.43%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (11.43%) Puppet
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle
1 3 (8.57%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) SolarWinds
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