The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 36 54 69
Rank change year-on-year +18 +15  
Contract jobs citing Big Data 27 27 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 4.04% 2.68% 0.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 22.69% 14.14% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 22 4
Median daily rate £475 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £500 £475
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 Reading with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 119 191 167
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 17.79% 18.93% 16.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 127 96
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 3
Median hourly rate £9.50 £9.50 £55.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -82.92%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Big Data
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Big Data in Reading

Big Data
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Big Data in Reading

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

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 Reading region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 32 (72.73%) Hadoop
2 30 (68.18%) Java
3 21 (47.73%) Apache Spark
4 20 (45.45%) Scala
4 20 (45.45%) Apache Hive
5 19 (43.18%) NoSQL
5 19 (43.18%) MapReduce
5 19 (43.18%) HBase
6 15 (34.09%) Finance
7 14 (31.82%) Python
7 14 (31.82%) Sqoop
7 14 (31.82%) HDFS
8 13 (29.55%) Oozie
8 13 (29.55%) Impala
8 13 (29.55%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (27.27%) DevOps
10 11 (25.00%) ETL
10 11 (25.00%) TDD
11 10 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (22.73%) Linux
12 9 (20.45%) DB2
12 9 (20.45%) MicroStrategy
12 9 (20.45%) Security Cleared
12 9 (20.45%) Hortonworks
13 8 (18.18%) Open Source
13 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (18.18%) Ab Initio
14 7 (15.91%) Telecoms
14 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
14 7 (15.91%) Cloudera

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 21 (47.73%) Apache Spark
2 6 (13.64%) Apache Pig
3 3 (6.82%) Apache
3 3 (6.82%) Confluence
3 3 (6.82%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (4.55%) Facebook Platform
5 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) SSH
2 3 (6.82%) HTTP
2 3 (6.82%) ICMP
2 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.27%) 2G
3 1 (2.27%) 3G
3 1 (2.27%) 4G
3 1 (2.27%) GSM
3 1 (2.27%) Kerberos
3 1 (2.27%) LTE
3 1 (2.27%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (72.73%) Hadoop
2 20 (45.45%) Apache Hive
3 19 (43.18%) HBase
3 19 (43.18%) NoSQL
4 14 (31.82%) Sqoop
5 13 (29.55%) Impala
6 9 (20.45%) DB2
7 6 (13.64%) MongoDB
8 3 (6.82%) Apache Accumulo
8 3 (6.82%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (6.82%) Neo4j
8 3 (6.82%) OrientDB
9 2 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (2.27%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 6 (13.64%) JIRA
2 5 (11.36%) Git (software)
3 4 (9.09%) JUnit
4 1 (2.27%) FitNesse
4 1 (2.27%) Hudson
4 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.27%) NUnit
4 1 (2.27%) Selenium
4 1 (2.27%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 15 (34.09%) Finance
2 7 (15.91%) Telecoms
3 6 (13.64%) Marketing
4 2 (4.55%) Banking
4 2 (4.55%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.27%) Electronics
5 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Developer
2 7 (15.91%) Big Data Engineer
2 7 (15.91%) Consultant
2 7 (15.91%) Data Engineer
2 7 (15.91%) Hadoop Consultant
3 5 (11.36%) Hadoop Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Java Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Product Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Architect
5 3 (6.82%) Big Data Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Cloud Consultant
5 3 (6.82%) Hadoop Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Java Hadoop Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (6.82%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Big Data Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Hadoop Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Java Scala Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Software Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) Kafka
2 3 (6.82%) Web Services
3 2 (4.55%) Django
3 2 (4.55%) Flask
3 2 (4.55%) Hibernate
3 2 (4.55%) Pyramid
3 2 (4.55%) REST
4 1 (2.27%) Apache CXF
4 1 (2.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Credit Risk
2 3 (6.82%) Cyber Defence
2 3 (6.82%) Wiki
3 2 (4.55%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.27%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) Blog
4 1 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.27%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.27%) Replication
4 1 (2.27%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.73%) Linux
2 6 (13.64%) CentOS
2 6 (13.64%) Ubuntu
3 5 (11.36%) Debian
3 5 (11.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (11.36%) Unix
4 2 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (43.18%) MapReduce
2 13 (29.55%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (27.27%) DevOps
4 11 (25.00%) ETL
4 11 (25.00%) TDD
5 10 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (18.18%) Open Source
7 7 (15.91%) Analytics
8 6 (13.64%) Software Engineering
9 5 (11.36%) Web Analytics
10 4 (9.09%) B2B
10 4 (9.09%) Competitor Analysis
10 4 (9.09%) Market Research
10 4 (9.09%) Project Management
11 3 (6.82%) Configuration Management
11 3 (6.82%) OO
11 3 (6.82%) OOD
11 3 (6.82%) Product Management
11 3 (6.82%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (68.18%) Java
2 20 (45.45%) Scala
3 14 (31.82%) Python
4 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
5 5 (11.36%) Bash Shell
6 4 (9.09%) SQL
7 2 (4.55%) C
8 1 (2.27%) PHP
8 1 (2.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (20.45%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.64%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) Degree
4 1 (2.27%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) SLA
2 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 14 (31.82%) HDFS
2 3 (6.82%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (4.55%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 13 (29.55%) Oozie
2 5 (11.36%) SELinux
3 4 (9.09%) Ansible
4 3 (6.82%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (20.45%) Hortonworks
1 9 (20.45%) MicroStrategy
2 8 (18.18%) Ab Initio
3 7 (15.91%) Cloudera
4 2 (4.55%) Facebook
4 2 (4.55%) Jaspersoft
4 2 (4.55%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.55%) Twitter
5 1 (2.27%) Cadence
5 1 (2.27%) SAP
5 1 (2.27%) Tableau
5 1 (2.27%) Talend
5 1 (2.27%) Teradata
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