Period
to 23 May 2019

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 23 May 2019 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
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 87 54 48
Rank change year-on-year -33 -6 +23
Contract jobs citing Big Data 20 31 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.44% 2.33% 3.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.44% 12.97% 18.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 22 29
Reading median daily rate £438 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.63% +7.89% -
10th Percentile £341 £379 £345
90th Percentile £699 £573 £750
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £550 £438
% change year-on-year -13.64% +25.71% -8.38%
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 237 239 249
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 17.03% 17.94% 18.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 163 141
Reading median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £300
90th Percentile £622 £587 £625
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £428 £420
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.79% +4.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 30
Reading median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +373.68% -
10th Percentile £18.05 £17.70 £9.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £68.50 £48.58
Berkshire median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £9.50
% change year-on-year - +373.68% -17.39%

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 23 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Big Data in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, 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 10 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 10 (50.00%) Analytics
2 8 (40.00%) Linux
2 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (35.00%) Python
4 6 (30.00%) 3G
4 6 (30.00%) 4G
4 6 (30.00%) DevOps
5 5 (25.00%) Apache Spark
5 5 (25.00%) Node.js
5 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (25.00%) SQL
6 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
6 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (20.00%) B2B
6 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (20.00%) Project Management
6 4 (20.00%) 2G
6 4 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (20.00%) QA
6 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
6 4 (20.00%) TDD
6 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (20.00%) Hadoop
6 4 (20.00%) Data Analytics
6 4 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (20.00%) Data Engineering

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 5 (25.00%) Apache Spark
2 3 (15.00%) Apache
2 3 (15.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (15.00%) Power Platform
4 2 (10.00%) Data Lake Analytics
4 2 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (10.00%) SaaS
5 1 (5.00%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (5.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) 3G
1 6 (30.00%) 4G
2 4 (20.00%) 2G
3 3 (15.00%) 5G
4 2 (10.00%) Diameter Protocol
4 2 (10.00%) HTTP
4 2 (10.00%) LTE
4 2 (10.00%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (10.00%) VoLTE
5 1 (5.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Data Lake
1 4 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (15.00%) Power BI
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (10.00%) Apache Hive
3 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.00%) HDInsight
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 10 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) 4G Engineer
1 4 (20.00%) Developer
1 4 (20.00%) Lead DevOps
1 4 (20.00%) Software Developer
1 4 (20.00%) Software Engineer
1 4 (20.00%) Technical Leader
2 3 (15.00%) Python Developer
3 2 (10.00%) 3G Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Data Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Network Systems Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Python Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Python Software Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) DevOps Automation Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) Node.js
2 3 (15.00%) Kafka
2 3 (15.00%) React
3 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (10.00%) Express
3 2 (10.00%) NumPy
3 2 (10.00%) Pandas
3 2 (10.00%) REST
4 1 (5.00%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Linked Data
1 2 (10.00%) Semantic Web
2 1 (5.00%) Animation
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Analytics
2 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) DevOps
4 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (20.00%) B2B
5 4 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (20.00%) Data Analytics
5 4 (20.00%) Data Engineering
5 4 (20.00%) Presales
5 4 (20.00%) Project Management
5 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (20.00%) TDD
6 3 (15.00%) Data-Driven Testing
6 3 (15.00%) DNA
6 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure as Code
6 3 (15.00%) Technical Leadership
6 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
7 2 (10.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) Python
2 5 (25.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.00%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Docker
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (5.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Ericsson
2 2 (10.00%) Google
2 2 (10.00%) Huawei
2 2 (10.00%) Informatica
2 2 (10.00%) Nokia
2 2 (10.00%) Teradata
2 2 (10.00%) VMware