The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 22 June 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
South West / Somerset
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 34 32
Rank change year-on-year +8 -2  
Contract jobs citing Big Data 13 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 6.31% 0.41% 3.63%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 18.57% 2.13% 12.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 13
Median daily rate £425 £338 £545
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.92% -38.07%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £450 £475
% change year-on-year -4.44% -5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - £16.00

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 Somerset with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 70 47 106
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 33.98% 19.26% 29.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 34 75
Median daily rate £423 £389 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.68% +3.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £338 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £438 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £351
% change year-on-year +3.22% +10.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Median hourly rate £47.50 £38.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.58% +29.16%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.27 £26.75
% change year-on-year +21.52% +16.89%  

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset 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 Somerset

Big Data
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Big Data in Somerset

Big Data
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Big Data in Somerset over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Big Data in Somerset

Big Data
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton - 11 £424 - 2
Big Data
South West

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 16 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (88.89%) Hadoop
2 13 (72.22%) Java
3 12 (66.67%) Linux
3 12 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (66.67%) Apache Hive
3 12 (66.67%) Cloudera
4 11 (61.11%) Ansible
5 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 9 (50.00%) Docker
6 8 (44.44%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (44.44%) SC Cleared
7 7 (38.89%) Apache Spark
8 6 (33.33%) Oozie
8 6 (33.33%) Analytics
8 6 (33.33%) Data Analytics
8 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
8 6 (33.33%) DevOps
8 6 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
8 6 (33.33%) Open Source
8 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (33.33%) TDD
8 6 (33.33%) Scrum
9 5 (27.78%) CISSP
9 5 (27.78%) Red Hat
9 5 (27.78%) GIS
9 5 (27.78%) Information Management
9 5 (27.78%) Unix
9 5 (27.78%) Microsoft

Big Data
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 7 (38.89%) Apache Spark
2 5 (27.78%) nginx
3 4 (22.22%) Apache Pig
3 4 (22.22%) ArcGIS
Cloud Services
1 12 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon S3
3 1 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (5.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (88.89%) Hadoop
2 12 (66.67%) Apache Hive
3 5 (27.78%) GIS
4 4 (22.22%) Apache Accumulo
4 4 (22.22%) HBase
5 3 (16.67%) NoSQL
6 2 (11.11%) QGIS
7 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (5.56%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 6 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (27.78%) Maven
2 5 (27.78%) Sonatype Nexus
2 5 (27.78%) Vagrant
3 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 1 (5.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Developer
2 9 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Consultant
3 5 (27.78%) Security Consultant
4 4 (22.22%) Hadoop Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Java Hadoop Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Cloud Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Security Technical Consultant
5 3 (16.67%) Technical Assurance Consultant
5 3 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (16.67%) Technical Security Consultant
6 2 (11.11%) Agile Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 1 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Automation Test Lead
7 1 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Security Assurance Coordinator
7 1 (5.56%) Senior Automation Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Technical Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (11.11%) Apache Camel
1 2 (11.11%) PostGIS
2 1 (5.56%) boto
2 1 (5.56%) CSS
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) HTML5
2 1 (5.56%) Kafka
2 1 (5.56%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Linux
2 5 (27.78%) CentOS
2 5 (27.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) Continuous Delivery
3 6 (33.33%) Analytics
3 6 (33.33%) Data Analytics
3 6 (33.33%) DevOps
3 6 (33.33%) Open Source
3 6 (33.33%) Scrum
3 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 6 (33.33%) TDD
4 5 (27.78%) Information Management
4 5 (27.78%) Machine Learning
4 5 (27.78%) OWASP
4 5 (27.78%) SIEM
5 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 4 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (11.11%) Continuous Deployment
7 2 (11.11%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 2 (11.11%) Information Security
8 1 (5.56%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) Java
2 5 (27.78%) Dart
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.56%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) Python
4 1 (5.56%) Ruby
4 1 (5.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 5 (27.78%) CESG Certified Professional
3 5 (27.78%) CISSP
3 5 (27.78%) CLAS
4 2 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (5.56%) DBS Check
5 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) JSP 440
2 1 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) Docker
2 2 (11.11%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (61.11%) Ansible
2 6 (33.33%) Oozie
3 1 (5.56%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (5.56%) Puppet
3 1 (5.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Cloudera
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Red Hat
3 4 (22.22%) ESRI
4 1 (5.56%) Cognos
4 1 (5.56%) Google
4 1 (5.56%) Hortonworks
4 1 (5.56%) Jaspersoft
4 1 (5.56%) VMware