Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 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
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 49 68
Rank change year-on-year -8 +19 +16
Contract jobs citing Big Data 31 36 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.29% 2.89% 2.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.03% 14.81% 12.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 23 35
Reading median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% -8.63%
10th Percentile £364 £330 £325
90th Percentile £586 £625 £533
Berkshire median daily rate £538 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +19.44% -5.26% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £49.75 - -

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 238 243 338
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 17.60% 19.53% 17.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 139 218
Reading median daily rate £425 £413 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -2.37% +7.30%
10th Percentile £318 £300 £300
90th Percentile £625 £600 £525
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £415 £415
% change year-on-year +2.41% - +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 31 21
Reading median hourly rate £28.50 £9.50 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +200.00% - -82.93%
10th Percentile £11.15 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £65.88 £48.00 £15.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £44.75 £9.50 £9.50
% change year-on-year +371.05% - -70.77%

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 20 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Big Data in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 16 (51.61%) Hadoop
2 14 (45.16%) Analytics
3 13 (41.94%) Java
4 11 (35.48%) SQL
4 11 (35.48%) Linux
4 11 (35.48%) Python
4 11 (35.48%) Security Cleared
5 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (29.03%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (29.03%) Apache Hive
6 8 (25.81%) Apache Flume
6 8 (25.81%) Data Analytics
6 8 (25.81%) Apache Spark
6 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
6 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
7 7 (22.58%) Migration
7 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
7 7 (22.58%) DevOps
7 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (22.58%) Power BI
7 7 (22.58%) HBase
7 7 (22.58%) Open Source
7 7 (22.58%) Puppet
8 6 (19.35%) R
8 6 (19.35%) HDFS
8 6 (19.35%) Degree
8 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
8 6 (19.35%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (19.35%) Data Modelling

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 (25.81%) Apache Spark
2 4 (12.90%) Apache Pig
3 2 (6.45%) SAS
4 1 (3.23%) Apache
4 1 (3.23%) ArcGIS
4 1 (3.23%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (16.13%) Azure Data Factory
3 2 (6.45%) Serverless
4 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (3.23%) Amazon S3
4 1 (3.23%) GitHub
4 1 (3.23%) PaaS
4 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) HTTP
1 2 (6.45%) SSH
1 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.23%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (51.61%) Hadoop
2 9 (29.03%) Apache Hive
3 7 (22.58%) HBase
3 7 (22.58%) Power BI
4 6 (19.35%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
5 5 (16.13%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (16.13%) Data Lake
5 5 (16.13%) Impala
5 5 (16.13%) MongoDB
5 5 (16.13%) NoSQL
6 3 (9.68%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (9.68%) Cosmos DB
6 3 (9.68%) HDInsight
6 3 (9.68%) Redis
6 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
6 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.23%) ERwin
2 1 (3.23%) gulp
2 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.23%) Protractor
2 1 (3.23%) Selenium
2 1 (3.23%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (6.45%) Marketing
2 1 (3.23%) Electronics
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) French Language
2 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Developer
2 5 (16.13%) Consultant
2 5 (16.13%) Data Consultant
3 4 (12.90%) Architect
3 4 (12.90%) Insight Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Big Data Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Data Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Java Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Python Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Big Data Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Development Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Hadoop Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Linux Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Open Source Developer
5 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) Kafka
2 2 (6.45%) Hibernate
2 2 (6.45%) JPA
2 2 (6.45%) Middleware
2 2 (6.45%) Node.js
2 2 (6.45%) OAuth
2 2 (6.45%) SAML
2 2 (6.45%) Spring
3 1 (3.23%) .NET
3 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.23%) CSS
3 1 (3.23%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (3.23%) RESTful
3 1 (3.23%) Sensu
3 1 (3.23%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.90%) Replication
3 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
3 3 (9.68%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (6.45%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (3.23%) Blog
5 1 (3.23%) Clustering
5 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.23%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) Linux
2 5 (16.13%) Windows
3 3 (9.68%) Debian
3 3 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (9.68%) Ubuntu
4 2 (6.45%) CentOS
4 2 (6.45%) Unix
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Analytics
2 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (29.03%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (25.81%) Data Analytics
4 7 (22.58%) DevOps
4 7 (22.58%) Migration
4 7 (22.58%) Open Source
5 6 (19.35%) Data Modelling
5 6 (19.35%) ETL
6 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (16.13%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (12.90%) Visualisation
8 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
8 3 (9.68%) Data Strategy
8 3 (9.68%) MapReduce
8 3 (9.68%) Scrum
8 3 (9.68%) SOA
9 2 (6.45%) Change Management
9 2 (6.45%) Data Security
9 2 (6.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) Java
2 11 (35.48%) Python
2 11 (35.48%) SQL
3 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
4 6 (19.35%) R
5 5 (16.13%) C#
6 4 (12.90%) C
6 4 (12.90%) PowerShell
7 3 (9.68%) Bash Shell
7 3 (9.68%) C++
7 3 (9.68%) Scala
8 2 (6.45%) F#
8 2 (6.45%) Java 8
8 2 (6.45%) VBA
9 1 (3.23%) AWK
9 1 (3.23%) Perl
9 1 (3.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) Security Cleared
2 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
3 6 (19.35%) Degree
4 4 (12.90%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) CEH
5 1 (3.23%) CISM
5 1 (3.23%) CISSP
5 1 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (3.23%) Master's Degree
5 1 (3.23%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 8 (25.81%) Apache Flume
2 6 (19.35%) HDFS
3 2 (6.45%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (3.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (3.23%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) Puppet
2 3 (9.68%) Ansible
2 3 (9.68%) Kibana
2 3 (9.68%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (6.45%) SELinux
4 1 (3.23%) Ambari
4 1 (3.23%) Grafana
4 1 (3.23%) Graphite
4 1 (3.23%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (3.23%) Mesos
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (3.23%) Nagios
4 1 (3.23%) Oozie
4 1 (3.23%) Salt
4 1 (3.23%) StatsD
4 1 (3.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) Atlassian
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle
3 3 (9.68%) SAP
4 2 (6.45%) Cloudera
4 2 (6.45%) Informatica
4 2 (6.45%) Splunk
4 2 (6.45%) Talend
4 2 (6.45%) Teradata
4 2 (6.45%) Vertica
5 1 (3.23%) ArcSight
5 1 (3.23%) Hortonworks
5 1 (3.23%) MapR
5 1 (3.23%) Netezza
5 1 (3.23%) New Relic
5 1 (3.23%) Red Hat