Period
to 21 November 2017

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 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 104 48
Rank change year-on-year +29 -56 +3
Contract jobs citing Big Data 27 6 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.17% 0.48% 4.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.74% 1.67% 16.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 4 53
Oxfordshire median daily rate £500 £513 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% -1.44% +4.00%
South East median daily rate £500 £481 £500
% change year-on-year +3.90% -3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £19.34 £80.25 £50.00
% change year-on-year -75.90% +60.50% -

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 309 360 353
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 24.84% 28.53% 26.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 276 274
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £313 £306 £250
90th Percentile £550 £538 £520
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - £36.25
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £27.38 £28.00
% change year-on-year +55.25% -2.23% +12.00%

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 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 +5 8 £500 +8.11% 6
Kidlington - 4 £475 -
Abingdon - 2 £538 - 2
Big Data
South East

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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 24 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (77.78%) Hadoop
2 21 (77.78%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (74.07%) Scala
3 20 (74.07%) Scrum
3 20 (74.07%) TDD
3 20 (74.07%) Python
3 20 (74.07%) Docker
3 20 (74.07%) Apache Spark
4 18 (66.67%) Mesos
4 18 (66.67%) Kanban
5 17 (62.96%) Pair Programming
5 17 (62.96%) Continuous Delivery
6 12 (44.44%) Machine Learning
7 10 (37.04%) Publishing
8 9 (33.33%) Apache
9 8 (29.63%) Semantic Web
10 7 (25.93%) Kafka
11 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
12 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
12 4 (14.81%) Java
13 3 (11.11%) IBM
13 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
13 3 (11.11%) SaaS
13 3 (11.11%) Artificial Intelligence
14 2 (7.41%) Degree
14 2 (7.41%) JIRA
14 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
14 2 (7.41%) Django
14 2 (7.41%) Matrix Management

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 20 (74.07%) Apache Spark
2 9 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (3.70%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 21 (77.78%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (11.11%) SaaS
4 2 (7.41%) Bluemix
4 2 (7.41%) IBM Cloud
4 2 (7.41%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (77.78%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.70%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) JIRA
2 1 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 10 (37.04%) Publishing
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Developer
2 10 (37.04%) AWS Developer
2 10 (37.04%) Big Data Developer
2 10 (37.04%) Scala Developer
3 9 (33.33%) Big Data Engineer
3 9 (33.33%) Data Engineer
4 7 (25.93%) Apache Spark Developer
5 6 (22.22%) AWS Engineer
6 4 (14.81%) AWS Software Engineer
6 4 (14.81%) Big Data Software Engineer
6 4 (14.81%) Software Engineer
7 3 (11.11%) Agile Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 3 (11.11%) Scala Software Engineer
8 2 (7.41%) Cloud Architect
8 2 (7.41%) Development Manager
8 2 (7.41%) Python Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Technical Architect
8 2 (7.41%) Test Manager
8 2 (7.41%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) Kafka
2 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
2 2 (7.41%) CSS
2 2 (7.41%) CSS3
2 2 (7.41%) Django
2 2 (7.41%) EDIFACT
2 2 (7.41%) Flask
2 2 (7.41%) HTML
2 2 (7.41%) HTML5
2 2 (7.41%) jQuery
2 2 (7.41%) Node.js
2 2 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (7.41%) Web Services
3 1 (3.70%) JSON
3 1 (3.70%) Play Framework
3 1 (3.70%) XML
3 1 (3.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Semantic Web
2 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (74.07%) Scrum
2 20 (74.07%) TDD
3 18 (66.67%) Kanban
4 17 (62.96%) Continuous Delivery
4 17 (62.96%) Pair Programming
5 12 (44.44%) Machine Learning
6 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
7 3 (11.11%) Artificial Intelligence
7 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (7.41%) Analytics
8 2 (7.41%) BDD
8 2 (7.41%) Big Data Analytics
8 2 (7.41%) Data Analytics
8 2 (7.41%) Matrix Management
8 2 (7.41%) SOA
8 2 (7.41%) Software Architecture
8 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
8 2 (7.41%) Test Management
8 2 (7.41%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 20 (74.07%) Python
1 20 (74.07%) Scala
2 4 (14.81%) Java
3 2 (7.41%) ActionScript
3 2 (7.41%) ActionScript 2.0
3 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.70%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) ISEB
2 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 20 (74.07%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (66.67%) Mesos
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) IBM
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.70%) SAP
3 1 (3.70%) Siebel