Period
to 21 August 2018

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 6 months to 21 August 2018 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
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 70 99
Rank change year-on-year -14 +29 -14
Contract jobs citing Big Data 14 25 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.12% 2.21% 0.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.81% 8.47% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 4
Oxfordshire median daily rate £475 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £385 £399 £366
90th Percentile £520 £625 £549
South East median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £44.50 £34.65 £20.50
% change year-on-year +28.44% +69.01% -59.00%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 241 295 322
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 19.20% 26.11% 26.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 236 250
Oxfordshire median daily rate £420 £450 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +18.42% -5.00%
10th Percentile £270 £313 £300
90th Percentile £552 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £438 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +7.36% +1.88% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £50.00 - £10.13
10th Percentile £45.00 - £9.43
90th Percentile £55.00 - £10.83
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £19.66 £35.50
% change year-on-year +103.46% -44.62% +42.00%

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

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 6 months to 21 August 2018.

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 6 months to 21 August 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
Thame - 6 £510 -
Oxford -11 2 £425 -29.17% 11
Kidlington -9 1 £425 - 3
Big Data
South East

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Big Data also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 11 (78.57%) SQL
1 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
1 11 (78.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (71.43%) Kimball Methodology
2 10 (71.43%) ETL
2 10 (71.43%) Finance
3 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (57.14%) Scrum
4 8 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (57.14%) GDPR
5 7 (50.00%) Power BI
5 7 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (50.00%) Analytics
6 6 (42.86%) Dimensional Modelling
6 6 (42.86%) PCI DSS
6 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (42.86%) Google
6 6 (42.86%) JIRA
6 6 (42.86%) Google Analytics
6 6 (42.86%) Migration
6 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2016
6 6 (42.86%) Azure Data Factory
6 6 (42.86%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 6 (42.86%) Qlik Sense
7 5 (35.71%) Data Integration
8 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (28.57%) Python
9 3 (21.43%) C#

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 1 (7.14%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (7.14%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Azure Data Factory
1 6 (42.86%) Google Analytics
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
1 11 (78.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (50.00%) Power BI
2 7 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (42.86%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 6 (42.86%) Qlik Sense
3 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Power View
4 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
4 1 (7.14%) PowerPivot
4 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) JIRA
General
1 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 6 (42.86%) ETL Developer
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Azure Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Backend Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Database Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Database Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Analyst
7 1 (7.14%) Big Data Analyst
7 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
7 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Java EE
2 1 (7.14%) JSON
2 1 (7.14%) TensorFlow
2 1 (7.14%) Torch
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) ETL
1 10 (71.43%) Kimball Methodology
2 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (57.14%) Scrum
4 7 (50.00%) Analytics
5 6 (42.86%) Dimensional Modelling
5 6 (42.86%) Migration
6 5 (35.71%) Data Integration
7 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (21.43%) Data Security
8 3 (21.43%) Machine Learning
9 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
9 2 (14.29%) Kanban
9 2 (14.29%) Microservices
9 2 (14.29%) SDLC
9 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
9 2 (14.29%) TDD
9 2 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) Python
3 3 (21.43%) C#
3 3 (21.43%) Java
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 2 (14.29%) C++
4 2 (14.29%) Go
4 2 (14.29%) Scala
5 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.14%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (57.14%) GDPR
2 6 (42.86%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Google
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle