Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 76 42
Rank change year-on-year -18 -34 +9
Contract jobs citing Big Data 16 20 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.30% 1.63% 5.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.95% 6.29% 18.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 53
Oxfordshire median daily rate £500 £488 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -6.25% +4.00%
10th Percentile £426 £405 £440
90th Percentile £538 £563 £550
South East median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £19.34 £83.75 -
% change year-on-year -76.91% - -

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 269 318 321
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 21.87% 25.85% 28.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 242 262
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £438 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +4.17% -1.18%
10th Percentile £275 £305 £269
90th Percentile £538 £563 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £390
% change year-on-year +3.03% +5.77% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £17.43 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -51.92% +64.77%
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £17.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year +164.71% -35.85% -22.06%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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
Oxford -21 7 £500 +5.26% 13
Kidlington - 2 £481 - 2
Abingdon - 1 £525 - 2
Banbury - 1 £400 -
Big Data
South East

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (81.25%) Scrum
3 12 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (68.75%) Kanban
4 11 (68.75%) Scala
4 11 (68.75%) Python
5 10 (62.50%) Hadoop
5 10 (62.50%) TDD
5 10 (62.50%) Publishing
5 10 (62.50%) Docker
5 10 (62.50%) Mesos
5 10 (62.50%) Apache Spark
6 9 (56.25%) Continuous Delivery
6 9 (56.25%) Pair Programming
7 7 (43.75%) Semantic Web
8 5 (31.25%) Machine Learning
8 5 (31.25%) Java
8 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
9 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
10 3 (18.75%) Microservices
10 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
10 3 (18.75%) Web Services
11 2 (12.50%) SOA
11 2 (12.50%) Apache
11 2 (12.50%) IBM
11 2 (12.50%) C#
11 2 (12.50%) HTML
11 2 (12.50%) CSS
11 2 (12.50%) ActionScript
11 2 (12.50%) Artificial Intelligence

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 10 (62.50%) Apache Spark
2 2 (12.50%) Apache
3 1 (6.25%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 12 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (12.50%) Bluemix
2 2 (12.50%) IBM Cloud
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (12.50%) SaaS
2 2 (12.50%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) Hadoop
2 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (6.25%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (6.25%) Subversion
1 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
1 1 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (62.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Big Data Engineer
1 9 (56.25%) Data Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) AWS Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Developer
3 4 (25.00%) AWS Developer
3 4 (25.00%) AWS Software Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Big Data Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Big Data Software Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Scala Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Scala Software Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Architect
6 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Web Services
2 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 2 (12.50%) CSS
2 2 (12.50%) CSS3
2 2 (12.50%) EDIFACT
2 2 (12.50%) HTML
2 2 (12.50%) HTML5
2 2 (12.50%) jQuery
2 2 (12.50%) Node.js
2 2 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (6.25%) .NET
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.25%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Semantic Web
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (81.25%) Scrum
3 11 (68.75%) Kanban
4 10 (62.50%) TDD
5 9 (56.25%) Continuous Delivery
5 9 (56.25%) Pair Programming
6 5 (31.25%) Machine Learning
6 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
7 3 (18.75%) Microservices
8 2 (12.50%) Analytics
8 2 (12.50%) Artificial Intelligence
8 2 (12.50%) Big Data Analytics
8 2 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
8 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (12.50%) Data Analytics
8 2 (12.50%) DevOps
8 2 (12.50%) SOA
8 2 (12.50%) Software Architecture
9 1 (6.25%) CRM
9 1 (6.25%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) Python
1 11 (68.75%) Scala
2 5 (31.25%) Java
3 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (12.50%) ActionScript
4 2 (12.50%) ActionScript 2.0
4 2 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (6.25%) C++
5 1 (6.25%) Go
5 1 (6.25%) R
5 1 (6.25%) SQL
5 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) RosettaNet
2 1 (6.25%) GDPR
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (62.50%) Mesos
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (6.25%) Siebel