Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 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
South West > Somerset
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 47 70
Rank change year-on-year +8 +23 -6
Contract jobs citing Big Data 15 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 3.02% 1.29% 1.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.56% 6.52% 3.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 8
Somerset median daily rate £413 £365 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.01% +13.18% -14.00%
10th Percentile £273 £334 £263
90th Percentile £658 £483 £420
South West median daily rate £500 £444 £425
% change year-on-year +12.68% +4.41% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate - - -
South West 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 Somerset with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 103 92 217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 20.72% 19.83% 31.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 77 152
Somerset median daily rate £365 £365 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.69% +15.08%
10th Percentile £198 £270 £263
90th Percentile £516 £468 £438
South West median daily rate £400 £370 £375
% change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 7
Somerset median hourly rate £47.50 £12.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +280.00% -58.33% -19.62%
10th Percentile £30.33 £11.40 £20.15
90th Percentile £48.75 £16.75 £43.43
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £27.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +29.63% -20.59% +22.52%

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton +11 7 £338 -8.16% 1
Street +3 5 £688 -
Bath -6 1 £450 +25.44% 2
Big Data
South West

For the 6 months to 23 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 6 (40.00%) Java
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (40.00%) Hadoop
1 6 (40.00%) Ansible
1 6 (40.00%) Docker
1 6 (40.00%) User Experience
2 5 (33.33%) DevOps
2 5 (33.33%) Kubernetes
2 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (33.33%) nginx
2 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) Apache Hive
2 5 (33.33%) Node.js
2 5 (33.33%) C#
2 5 (33.33%) Web Services
3 4 (26.67%) C++
3 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (26.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
3 4 (26.67%) Tomcat
3 4 (26.67%) Python
3 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
3 4 (26.67%) Ruby
3 4 (26.67%) WebSphere
3 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (26.67%) NoSQL
3 4 (26.67%) iPad
3 4 (26.67%) Open Source
3 4 (26.67%) PaaS

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 5 (33.33%) nginx
2 4 (26.67%) Apache Spark
2 4 (26.67%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (26.67%) Tomcat
2 4 (26.67%) WebSphere
2 4 (26.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (6.67%) Apache Pig
3 1 (6.67%) Apache Solr
3 1 (6.67%) ArcGIS
3 1 (6.67%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (26.67%) PaaS
3 1 (6.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) Hadoop
2 5 (33.33%) Apache Hive
3 4 (26.67%) NoSQL
4 2 (13.33%) HBase
5 1 (6.67%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (6.67%) GIS
5 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (6.67%) GitLab
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) Maven
2 1 (6.67%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Designer
1 6 (40.00%) UI Designer
1 6 (40.00%) UI/UX Designer
1 6 (40.00%) UX Designer
2 4 (26.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Big Data Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Data Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Hadoop Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Hadoop Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Security Technical Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Automation Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Data Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Hadoop Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior UI/UX Designer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior UX Designer
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Assurance Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Security Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) Node.js
1 5 (33.33%) Web Services
2 4 (26.67%) React
2 4 (26.67%) RESTful
3 1 (6.67%) Drools
3 1 (6.67%) Kafka
3 1 (6.67%) ModSecurity
3 1 (6.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) User Experience
2 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (26.67%) iPad
2 4 (26.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) CentOS
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) DevOps
3 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
3 4 (26.67%) Open Source
3 4 (26.67%) Wireframes
4 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.67%) BDD
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (6.67%) Data Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (6.67%) Information Management
5 1 (6.67%) Information Security
5 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Multithreading
5 1 (6.67%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (6.67%) OWASP
5 1 (6.67%) Prototyping
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) C#
3 4 (26.67%) C++
3 4 (26.67%) Groovy
3 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (26.67%) Python
3 4 (26.67%) Ruby
3 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (6.67%) Dart
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (6.67%) CISSP
3 1 (6.67%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) JSP 440
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Docker
2 4 (26.67%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (6.67%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) Ansible
2 5 (33.33%) Kubernetes
3 4 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (26.67%) Puppet
4 1 (6.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Cloudera
1 1 (6.67%) ESRI
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.67%) Red Hat