The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 29 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
England > South West
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 100 128
Rank change year-on-year -4 +28  
Contract jobs citing Big Data 36 41 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.32% 1.36% 0.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.64% 7.02% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 28 11
South West median daily rate £445 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.11% -10.00%  
10th Percentile £405 £238 £344
90th Percentile £650 £770 £550
England median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £42.65 £16.00
% change year-on-year +17.23% +166.56%  

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 the South West with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 542 584 688
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 19.82% 19.40% 21.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 700 930 1254
South West median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -  
10th Percentile £292 £262 £268
90th Percentile £525 £523 £463
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 35 25
South West median hourly rate £47.50 £38.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.58% +72.22%  
10th Percentile £37.25 £12.25 £19.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.00 £44.90
England median hourly rate £31.00 £30.75 £25.83
% change year-on-year +0.81% +19.04%  

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Big Data as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Big Data in the South West

Big Data
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Big Data in the South West

Big Data
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Big Data in the South West over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Big Data in the South West

Big Data
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 3 months to 29 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
Somerset +5 13 £425 +25.92% 5
Gloucestershire +7 7 £508 +1.50% 4
Bristol -3 6 £550 +46.66% 10
Dorset -3 1 £425 +30.76%
Big Data
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 South West region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 45 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (71.67%) Hadoop
3 29 (48.33%) Java
4 28 (46.67%) Security Cleared
5 23 (38.33%) Apache Hive
6 22 (36.67%) Cloudera
7 19 (31.67%) Linux
7 19 (31.67%) Amazon AWS
8 15 (25.00%) TDD
8 15 (25.00%) Analytics
9 14 (23.33%) Ansible
9 14 (23.33%) SC Cleared
9 14 (23.33%) Software Engineering
10 13 (21.67%) Docker
11 12 (20.00%) DevOps
11 12 (20.00%) DV Cleared
12 11 (18.33%) MongoDB
12 11 (18.33%) Open Source
12 11 (18.33%) Jenkins
12 11 (18.33%) Data Analytics
12 11 (18.33%) Information Management
13 10 (16.67%) Finance
13 10 (16.67%) Scrum
13 10 (16.67%) ITIL
13 10 (16.67%) C
13 10 (16.67%) Apache Pig
13 10 (16.67%) HBase
13 10 (16.67%) Apache Spark
14 9 (15.00%) Machine Learning
14 9 (15.00%) Python

Big Data
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 10 (16.67%) Apache Pig
1 10 (16.67%) Apache Spark
2 7 (11.67%) nginx
3 6 (10.00%) ArcGIS
4 3 (5.00%) Apache
5 2 (3.33%) Jupyter
5 2 (3.33%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.67%) Confluence
6 1 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.67%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (1.67%) Stata
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (31.67%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (11.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (8.33%) Amazon S3
4 2 (3.33%) IaaS
4 2 (3.33%) SaaS
5 1 (1.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.67%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.67%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.67%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (71.67%) Hadoop
2 23 (38.33%) Apache Hive
3 11 (18.33%) MongoDB
4 10 (16.67%) HBase
5 7 (11.67%) GIS
5 7 (11.67%) NoSQL
6 6 (10.00%) Apache Accumulo
7 5 (8.33%) Neo4j
8 4 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (3.33%) Data Lake
9 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 2 (3.33%) MySQL
9 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
9 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
10 1 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (1.67%) Geospatial Data
10 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.67%) OrientDB
10 1 (1.67%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 11 (18.33%) Jenkins
2 8 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (11.67%) Maven
3 7 (11.67%) Sonatype Nexus
4 6 (10.00%) Vagrant
5 3 (5.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.33%) Ant
6 2 (3.33%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.33%) Gradle
6 2 (3.33%) Hudson
6 2 (3.33%) JIRA
7 1 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.67%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.67%) Selenium
General
1 10 (16.67%) Finance
2 7 (11.67%) Marketing
3 5 (8.33%) Electronics
3 5 (8.33%) Legal
4 3 (5.00%) Games
4 3 (5.00%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.33%) Aerospace
5 2 (3.33%) Banking
5 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (33.33%) Developer
2 16 (26.67%) Java Developer
3 9 (15.00%) Architect
4 7 (11.67%) Consultant
4 7 (11.67%) Security Consultant
5 6 (10.00%) Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) Data Architect
7 4 (6.67%) Big Data Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Business Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) C# Software Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 4 (6.67%) Java Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Java Software Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Software Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) TOGAF Architect
8 3 (5.00%) Cloud Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Hadoop Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Java Hadoop Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Technical Assurance Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.67%) CSS
1 4 (6.67%) EJB
1 4 (6.67%) HTML
1 4 (6.67%) Java EE
1 4 (6.67%) Spring
2 3 (5.00%) J2EE
2 3 (5.00%) Kafka
2 3 (5.00%) XML
3 2 (3.33%) .NET
3 2 (3.33%) AngularJS
3 2 (3.33%) Apache Camel
3 2 (3.33%) Hibernate
3 2 (3.33%) JMS
3 2 (3.33%) Node.js
3 2 (3.33%) PySpark
3 2 (3.33%) React
3 2 (3.33%) Spring Integration
3 2 (3.33%) STL
3 2 (3.33%) Web Services
3 2 (3.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 7 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.33%) Data Structures
3 5 (8.33%) Reference Data
4 3 (5.00%) Credit Risk
4 3 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (3.33%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.67%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 19 (31.67%) Linux
2 7 (11.67%) CentOS
2 7 (11.67%) Unix
3 2 (3.33%) Android
3 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (25.00%) Analytics
2 15 (25.00%) TDD
3 14 (23.33%) Software Engineering
4 12 (20.00%) DevOps
5 11 (18.33%) Data Analytics
5 11 (18.33%) Information Management
5 11 (18.33%) Open Source
6 10 (16.67%) ITIL
6 10 (16.67%) Scrum
7 9 (15.00%) Machine Learning
7 9 (15.00%) TOGAF
8 8 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (13.33%) Data Architecture
8 8 (13.33%) ETL
8 8 (13.33%) PRINCE2
9 7 (11.67%) Data Management
9 7 (11.67%) Data Modelling
9 7 (11.67%) OWASP
9 7 (11.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (48.33%) Java
2 10 (16.67%) C
3 9 (15.00%) Python
4 7 (11.67%) C#
4 7 (11.67%) C++
4 7 (11.67%) Dart
5 5 (8.33%) SQL
6 4 (6.67%) JavaScript
6 4 (6.67%) Scala
7 2 (3.33%) Clojure
7 2 (3.33%) Embedded C
7 2 (3.33%) Objective-C
7 2 (3.33%) Perl
7 2 (3.33%) Ruby
7 2 (3.33%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.67%) R
Qualifications
1 28 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 14 (23.33%) SC Cleared
3 12 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 8 (13.33%) Degree
5 7 (11.67%) CESG Certified Professional
5 7 (11.67%) CLAS
6 5 (8.33%) CISSP
7 2 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.67%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.67%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.00%) JSP 440
2 5 (8.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.67%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.67%) GDPR
System Software
1 13 (21.67%) Docker
2 2 (3.33%) HDFS
3 1 (1.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (23.33%) Ansible
2 6 (10.00%) Oozie
3 1 (1.67%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (1.67%) Kibana
3 1 (1.67%) Puppet
3 1 (1.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 22 (36.67%) Cloudera
2 9 (15.00%) Red Hat
3 7 (11.67%) Microsoft
4 6 (10.00%) ESRI
5 5 (8.33%) MapR
5 5 (8.33%) Nuix
5 5 (8.33%) Splunk
6 3 (5.00%) Oracle
6 3 (5.00%) Teradata
7 2 (3.33%) Informatica
7 2 (3.33%) SAP
8 1 (1.67%) Cognos
8 1 (1.67%) Google
8 1 (1.67%) Hortonworks
8 1 (1.67%) Jaspersoft
8 1 (1.67%) VMware
South West
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £285 per day + working inside IR35
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
Experis Ltd
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago