Period
to 21 November 2017

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 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 86 78
Rank change year-on-year +6 -8 +25
Contract jobs citing Big Data 10 11 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.78% 0.75% 1.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.03% 5.00% 9.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 23
Reading median daily rate £475 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -15.79% +5.56%
10th Percentile £310 £270 £418
90th Percentile £580 £650 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £500 £488 £488
% change year-on-year +2.56% - +8.33%
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 248 220 327
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 19.45% 14.95% 17.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 100 228
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.06% -3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £310 £313 £286
90th Percentile £538 £614 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.18% +0.06% +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 29 15
Reading median hourly rate £12.25 £9.50 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.95% - -94.57%
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £45.93 £9.75 £24.30
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £9.50 £13.83
% change year-on-year +57.89% -31.32% -31.69%

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 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Big Data in Reading

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 Reading region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 5 (50.00%) Analytics
2 3 (30.00%) Machine Learning
2 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Python
3 2 (20.00%) SAP
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Big Data Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) HBase
3 2 (20.00%) Apache Spark
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Internal Audit
4 1 (10.00%) IT Audit
4 1 (10.00%) GeoServer
4 1 (10.00%) GeoTools
4 1 (10.00%) Amdocs OSS
4 1 (10.00%) Order to Cash
4 1 (10.00%) Data Lake
4 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (10.00%) Innovative Thinking
4 1 (10.00%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (10.00%) HDInsight
4 1 (10.00%) Presales

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 2 (20.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Pig
2 1 (10.00%) Facebook Platform
2 1 (10.00%) GeoServer
2 1 (10.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Azure Data Factory
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) 4G
1 1 (10.00%) LTE
1 1 (10.00%) OpenFlow
1 1 (10.00%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (10.00%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (20.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (20.00%) HBase
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 1 (10.00%) Data Lake
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (10.00%) HDInsight
2 1 (10.00%) Impala
2 1 (10.00%) OLAP
2 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (10.00%) SAP BW
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (10.00%) Sqoop
General
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Big Data Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Big Data Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analytics Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Data Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Data Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Data Scientist
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Analytics Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Hadoop Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Hadoop Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Integration Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Django
1 1 (10.00%) Flask
1 1 (10.00%) GeoTools
1 1 (10.00%) JTS
1 1 (10.00%) Pyramid
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (10.00%) DataPower
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (10.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Debian
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Analytics
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (30.00%) Machine Learning
3 2 (20.00%) Big Data Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Deep Learning
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) Internal Audit
4 1 (10.00%) IT Audit
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (10.00%) Low Latency
4 1 (10.00%) MapReduce
4 1 (10.00%) Presales
4 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) Scala
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Flume
1 1 (10.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Ambari
1 1 (10.00%) Amdocs OSS
1 1 (10.00%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (10.00%) Oozie
1 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Ab Initio
2 1 (10.00%) Amdocs
2 1 (10.00%) BMC
2 1 (10.00%) Cloudera
2 1 (10.00%) Cramer
2 1 (10.00%) Facebook
2 1 (10.00%) Hortonworks
2 1 (10.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) MapR
2 1 (10.00%) Nokia
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (10.00%) Tableau
2 1 (10.00%) Twitter