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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 104 126
Rank change year-on-year -12 +22  
Contract jobs citing Big Data 22 36 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.85% 1.24% 0.70%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.90% 5.98% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 21 19
Median daily rate £500 £450 £515
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -12.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £375 £472
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £550 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £470 £500
% change year-on-year +1.06% -6.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £33.06 £34.50
% change year-on-year +42.18% -4.18%  

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 449 602 739
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 17.27% 20.68% 23.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 435 539
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 10
Median hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +90.47% -35.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.70 £16.00 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £46.25 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 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 30 March 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 30 March 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
Bristol +2 6 £513 +20.58% 5
Gloucestershire -3 5 £500 +11.11% 6
Somerset +5 4 £400 +6.66% 3
Dorset +6 2 - - 3
Wiltshire +2 2 £513 +6.21% 2
Big Data
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 39 (51.32%) Hadoop
2 37 (48.68%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (40.79%) Java
4 28 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
5 25 (32.89%) Security Cleared
6 22 (28.95%) .NET
6 22 (28.95%) Python
7 20 (26.32%) HTML
7 20 (26.32%) CSS
8 18 (23.68%) C#
8 18 (23.68%) JavaScript
8 18 (23.68%) E-Commerce
9 17 (22.37%) NoSQL
9 17 (22.37%) Apache Spark
10 16 (21.05%) DV Cleared
11 14 (18.42%) SQL Server
11 14 (18.42%) MVC
11 14 (18.42%) Software Engineering
12 13 (17.11%) ITIL
12 13 (17.11%) Data Modelling
12 13 (17.11%) Mathematics
13 12 (15.79%) Degree
13 12 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
13 12 (15.79%) C
13 12 (15.79%) TOGAF
14 11 (14.47%) C++
14 11 (14.47%) UML
14 11 (14.47%) Amazon S3
14 11 (14.47%) High Availability
14 11 (14.47%) Analytics

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 17 (22.37%) Apache Spark
2 8 (10.53%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (6.58%) Apache Pig
4 4 (5.26%) Apache
5 3 (3.95%) Jupyter
5 3 (3.95%) SAS
6 2 (2.63%) Confluence
6 2 (2.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Stata
2 1 (1.32%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 28 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (14.47%) Amazon S3
4 6 (7.89%) Amazon Kinesis
5 2 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.32%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (1.32%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.32%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.32%) BlueKai
6 1 (1.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.32%) VoIP
1 1 (1.32%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (51.32%) Hadoop
2 17 (22.37%) NoSQL
3 14 (18.42%) SQL Server
4 10 (13.16%) MySQL
4 10 (13.16%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (11.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 9 (11.84%) Apache Hive
5 9 (11.84%) MongoDB
6 5 (6.58%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (3.95%) HBase
8 3 (3.95%) Neo4j
9 2 (2.63%) Apache Accumulo
9 2 (2.63%) Blockchain
9 2 (2.63%) OrientDB
9 2 (2.63%) Power BI
9 2 (2.63%) Presto
9 2 (2.63%) QGIS
9 2 (2.63%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.32%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 6 (7.89%) Selenium
2 5 (6.58%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.26%) JMeter
4 3 (3.95%) Bitbucket
4 3 (3.95%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.95%) LoadRunner
5 2 (2.63%) Ant
5 2 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.63%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.63%) Gradle
5 2 (2.63%) Hudson
5 2 (2.63%) JIRA
6 1 (1.32%) CMake
6 1 (1.32%) ERwin
6 1 (1.32%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.32%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (13.16%) Finance
2 8 (10.53%) Marketing
3 5 (6.58%) Games
4 3 (3.95%) Legal
4 3 (3.95%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.95%) Retail
5 2 (2.63%) Banking
5 2 (2.63%) Electronics
5 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (35.53%) Developer
2 13 (17.11%) Big Data Developer
3 12 (15.79%) Java Developer
3 12 (15.79%) Senior Developer
4 10 (13.16%) .NET Developer
4 10 (13.16%) Architect
4 10 (13.16%) Big Data Engineer
4 10 (13.16%) C# .NET Developer
4 10 (13.16%) C# Developer
4 10 (13.16%) Data Engineer
5 9 (11.84%) ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (11.84%) AWS Developer
5 9 (11.84%) Azure Developer
5 9 (11.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (11.84%) Senior .NET Developer
5 9 (11.84%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (11.84%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 9 (11.84%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (11.84%) Senior C# Developer
6 8 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (28.95%) .NET
2 20 (26.32%) CSS
2 20 (26.32%) HTML
3 10 (13.16%) ASP.NET
3 10 (13.16%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (13.16%) Kafka
4 9 (11.84%) AngularJS
5 7 (9.21%) XML
6 6 (7.89%) JMS
7 4 (5.26%) Apache Camel
7 4 (5.26%) EJB
7 4 (5.26%) Java EE
7 4 (5.26%) JDBC
7 4 (5.26%) RESTful
7 4 (5.26%) Spring
7 4 (5.26%) XSD
8 3 (3.95%) HTML5
8 3 (3.95%) jQuery
8 3 (3.95%) SOAP
9 2 (2.63%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (13.16%) Mobile App
2 7 (9.21%) Algorithms
3 5 (6.58%) Credit Risk
4 3 (3.95%) Data Structures
4 3 (3.95%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.95%) Reference Data
5 2 (2.63%) Wiki
6 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.32%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.32%) Replication
6 1 (1.32%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.21%) Linux
2 2 (2.63%) Android
2 2 (2.63%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (2.63%) Windows
3 1 (1.32%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (48.68%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (23.68%) E-Commerce
3 14 (18.42%) MVC
3 14 (18.42%) Software Engineering
4 13 (17.11%) Data Modelling
4 13 (17.11%) ITIL
4 13 (17.11%) Mathematics
5 12 (15.79%) TOGAF
6 11 (14.47%) Analytics
6 11 (14.47%) High Availability
6 11 (14.47%) UML
7 10 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (13.16%) DevOps
7 10 (13.16%) Web Design
8 9 (11.84%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (11.84%) OO
8 9 (11.84%) Responsive Web Design
9 8 (10.53%) Change Management
9 8 (10.53%) ETL
9 8 (10.53%) Event-Driven Architecture
Programming Languages
1 31 (40.79%) Java
2 22 (28.95%) Python
3 18 (23.68%) C#
3 18 (23.68%) JavaScript
4 12 (15.79%) C
5 11 (14.47%) C++
6 9 (11.84%) Scala
7 7 (9.21%) SQL
8 4 (5.26%) Ruby
9 3 (3.95%) Perl
9 3 (3.95%) R
10 2 (2.63%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.63%) Clojure
10 2 (2.63%) Embedded C
10 2 (2.63%) Objective-C
10 2 (2.63%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.63%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.32%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.32%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (32.89%) Security Cleared
2 16 (21.05%) DV Cleared
3 12 (15.79%) Degree
4 8 (10.53%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (2.63%) Postgraduate
7 1 (1.32%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (1.32%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (3.95%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.63%) Hadoop YARN
1 2 (2.63%) Kibana
1 2 (2.63%) Oozie
2 1 (1.32%) Ansible
2 1 (1.32%) Puppet
2 1 (1.32%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (11.84%) Xamarin
2 8 (10.53%) Cloudera
3 4 (5.26%) Oracle
4 3 (3.95%) MapR
4 3 (3.95%) Nuix
4 3 (3.95%) Splunk
5 2 (2.63%) Google
5 2 (2.63%) Informatica
5 2 (2.63%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.63%) SAP
5 2 (2.63%) Tableau
6 1 (1.32%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.32%) Adobe
6 1 (1.32%) Cognos
6 1 (1.32%) Hortonworks
6 1 (1.32%) Jaspersoft
6 1 (1.32%) Talend
6 1 (1.32%) Teradata
6 1 (1.32%) VMware
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