Period
to 25 February 2018

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 6 months to 25 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 59 60
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1 +41
Contract jobs citing Big Data 25 36 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.07% 2.54% 2.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.52% 15.79% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 22 36
Reading median daily rate £463 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.50% +5.26% +1.60%
10th Percentile £318 £367 £325
90th Percentile £554 £750 £544
Berkshire median daily rate £530 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +6.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Reading with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 217 228 351
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 17.95% 16.09% 17.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 121 247
Reading median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £304 £319 £278
90th Percentile £558 £625 £505
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 29 33
Reading median hourly rate £45.00 £9.50 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +373.68% - -82.93%
10th Percentile £14.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £11.94 £25.18
Berkshire median hourly rate £45.00 £9.50 £9.50
% change year-on-year +373.68% - -75.95%

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

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 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Big Data in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 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 Reading region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 12 (48.00%) Hadoop
2 9 (36.00%) Analytics
3 8 (32.00%) Apache Spark
3 8 (32.00%) Linux
4 7 (28.00%) Python
4 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (28.00%) Apache Hive
4 7 (28.00%) HBase
5 6 (24.00%) Puppet
5 6 (24.00%) Apache Flume
5 6 (24.00%) HDFS
5 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
5 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (24.00%) Degree
5 6 (24.00%) Java
5 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (24.00%) SQL
6 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
6 5 (20.00%) Impala
6 5 (20.00%) Data Analytics
7 4 (16.00%) Apache Pig
7 4 (16.00%) Scala
7 4 (16.00%) DevOps
7 4 (16.00%) HDInsight
7 4 (16.00%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (16.00%) Data Lake
7 4 (16.00%) Azure Data Factory
7 4 (16.00%) PowerShell

Big Data
Co-occurring 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 8 (32.00%) Apache Spark
2 4 (16.00%) Apache Pig
3 1 (4.00%) Apache
3 1 (4.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (4.00%) Facebook Platform
3 1 (4.00%) GeoServer
3 1 (4.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (4.00%) SAS
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.00%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (16.00%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (4.00%) GitHub
3 1 (4.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) 4G
1 1 (4.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (4.00%) LTE
1 1 (4.00%) OpenFlow
1 1 (4.00%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (4.00%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (48.00%) Hadoop
2 7 (28.00%) Apache Hive
2 7 (28.00%) HBase
3 5 (20.00%) Impala
4 4 (16.00%) Data Lake
4 4 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (16.00%) HDInsight
5 3 (12.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (12.00%) Cosmos DB
5 3 (12.00%) MongoDB
5 3 (12.00%) NoSQL
5 3 (12.00%) Power BI
5 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (12.00%) Sqoop
6 2 (8.00%) RDBMS
6 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (4.00%) gulp
1 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.00%) Protractor
1 1 (4.00%) Selenium
1 1 (4.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Billing
2 2 (8.00%) Marketing
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Electronics
3 1 (4.00%) French Language
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Architect
2 4 (16.00%) Big Data Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Data Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Azure Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Data Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Data Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Data Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Finance Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Hadoop Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Insight Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Security Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Kafka
2 1 (4.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.00%) CSS
2 1 (4.00%) Django
2 1 (4.00%) Flask
2 1 (4.00%) GeoTools
2 1 (4.00%) JTS
2 1 (4.00%) Node.js
2 1 (4.00%) Pyramid
2 1 (4.00%) RESTful
2 1 (4.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (4.00%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Replication
3 1 (4.00%) Blog
3 1 (4.00%) Clustering
3 1 (4.00%) Cyberattack
3 1 (4.00%) DataPower
3 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (4.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) Windows
3 2 (8.00%) Debian
3 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (8.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Analytics
2 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (20.00%) Data Analytics
4 4 (16.00%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (16.00%) DevOps
4 4 (16.00%) Migration
5 3 (12.00%) Big Data Analytics
5 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (12.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (12.00%) MapReduce
6 2 (8.00%) Data Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) Data Science
6 2 (8.00%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (8.00%) ETL
6 2 (8.00%) Machine Learning
6 2 (8.00%) Open Source
6 2 (8.00%) Presales
6 2 (8.00%) Scrum
6 2 (8.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) Python
2 6 (24.00%) Java
2 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (24.00%) SQL
3 4 (16.00%) C#
3 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (16.00%) R
3 4 (16.00%) Scala
4 1 (4.00%) C
4 1 (4.00%) C++
4 1 (4.00%) F#
4 1 (4.00%) VB
4 1 (4.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Degree
1 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) Apache Flume
1 6 (24.00%) HDFS
2 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (4.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) Puppet
2 3 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (8.00%) Ambari
3 2 (8.00%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (8.00%) Kibana
3 2 (8.00%) Oozie
4 1 (4.00%) Amdocs OSS
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Atlassian
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) SAP
3 2 (8.00%) Cloudera
3 2 (8.00%) Hortonworks
3 2 (8.00%) MapR
3 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.00%) Ab Initio
4 1 (4.00%) Amdocs
4 1 (4.00%) BMC
4 1 (4.00%) Cramer
4 1 (4.00%) Facebook
4 1 (4.00%) IBM
4 1 (4.00%) Netezza
4 1 (4.00%) Splunk
4 1 (4.00%) Talend
4 1 (4.00%) Teradata
4 1 (4.00%) Twitter
4 1 (4.00%) Vertica