Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 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
England > South West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 108 160
Rank change year-on-year -21 +52 +29
Contract jobs citing Big Data 67 102 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.19% 1.80% 0.99%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.18% 8.42% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 71 49
South West median daily rate £510 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £389 £250 £316
90th Percentile £680 £575 £623
England median daily rate £550 £525 £520
% change year-on-year +4.76% +0.96% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £30.91 £43.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year -28.13% -7.53% +41.98%

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

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1084 1211 1526
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 19.33% 21.35% 23.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 694 841 1145
South West median daily rate £400 £368 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.84% -2.00% -
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £531 £525 £500
England median daily rate £460 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 26 39
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £27.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.63% -20.59% +14.29%
10th Percentile £14.55 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £58.75 £47.75 £56.53
England median hourly rate £31.50 £28.00 £27.89
% change year-on-year +12.50% +0.39% +15.01%

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 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
Somerset +10 21 £436 +19.52% 2
Wiltshire -3 14 £550 +22.22% 2
Bristol -17 14 £475 -2.56% 6
Gloucestershire +9 8 £500 -2.44% 7
Devon - 3 £650 -
Dorset -24 1 £425 +30.77% 4
Big Data
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 South West region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 37 (55.22%) Hadoop
2 24 (35.82%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (34.33%) Security Cleared
3 23 (34.33%) Apache Hive
4 20 (29.85%) Java
5 16 (23.88%) Linux
5 16 (23.88%) Finance
6 15 (22.39%) Amazon AWS
6 15 (22.39%) SC Cleared
6 15 (22.39%) Ansible
6 15 (22.39%) Docker
7 14 (20.90%) DevOps
7 14 (20.90%) Open Source
7 14 (20.90%) Python
7 14 (20.90%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (20.90%) ETL
8 12 (17.91%) Jenkins
8 12 (17.91%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (16.42%) nginx
10 10 (14.93%) Apache Pig
10 10 (14.93%) Cloudera
10 10 (14.93%) Information Management
11 9 (13.43%) Scrum
11 9 (13.43%) Data Modelling
11 9 (13.43%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (13.43%) SQL
11 9 (13.43%) Data Architecture
11 9 (13.43%) Apache Spark
11 9 (13.43%) Sonatype Nexus
12 8 (11.94%) WebSphere

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 11 (16.42%) nginx
2 10 (14.93%) Apache Pig
3 9 (13.43%) Apache Spark
4 8 (11.94%) WebSphere
5 6 (8.96%) ArcGIS
6 4 (5.97%) Cloud Foundry
6 4 (5.97%) Tomcat
6 4 (5.97%) WebLogic
6 4 (5.97%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.49%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.49%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (8.96%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (5.97%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.49%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 15 (22.39%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.97%) PaaS
3 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.49%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (1.49%) GitHub
4 1 (1.49%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (55.22%) Hadoop
2 23 (34.33%) Apache Hive
3 14 (20.90%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (10.45%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 7 (10.45%) GIS
5 6 (8.96%) Data Lake
5 6 (8.96%) HBase
6 5 (7.46%) NoSQL
7 4 (5.97%) IBM InfoSphere
8 3 (4.48%) MongoDB
9 2 (2.99%) Neo4j
9 2 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (2.99%) SAP HANA
9 2 (2.99%) SQL Server
10 1 (1.49%) Apache Accumulo
10 1 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (1.49%) SAP BW
10 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (17.91%) Jenkins
2 9 (13.43%) Sonatype Nexus
3 7 (10.45%) Maven
3 7 (10.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (5.97%) JMeter
4 4 (5.97%) LoadRunner
4 4 (5.97%) Selenium
4 4 (5.97%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.99%) Gerrit
5 2 (2.99%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.99%) IBM UrbanCode
5 2 (2.99%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.49%) Ant
6 1 (1.49%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.49%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.49%) GitLab
6 1 (1.49%) Gradle
6 1 (1.49%) Hudson
6 1 (1.49%) JIRA
6 1 (1.49%) Vagrant
General
1 16 (23.88%) Finance
2 6 (8.96%) Banking
3 5 (7.46%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.48%) Electronics
5 2 (2.99%) Legal
5 2 (2.99%) Marketing
5 2 (2.99%) Retail
5 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.49%) Advertising
6 1 (1.49%) Games
6 1 (1.49%) Law
6 1 (1.49%) Military
6 1 (1.49%) Online Betting
6 1 (1.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (19.40%) Architect
1 13 (19.40%) Developer
2 12 (17.91%) Designer
3 9 (13.43%) Java Developer
4 8 (11.94%) Consultant
5 7 (10.45%) Analyst
5 7 (10.45%) Security Consultant
5 7 (10.45%) UI Designer
5 7 (10.45%) UI/UX Designer
5 7 (10.45%) UX Designer
6 6 (8.96%) Data Architect
6 6 (8.96%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) Data Analyst
8 4 (5.97%) C++ Developer
8 4 (5.97%) C++/Java Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 4 (5.97%) Data Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) Enterprise Architect
9 3 (4.48%) Senior Data Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) Technical Assurance Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.94%) Web Services
2 6 (8.96%) SOAP
3 5 (7.46%) ModSecurity
3 5 (7.46%) Node.js
3 5 (7.46%) XML
4 4 (5.97%) JSON
4 4 (5.97%) React
4 4 (5.97%) RESTful
4 4 (5.97%) XSD
5 3 (4.48%) .NET
5 3 (4.48%) Spring
6 2 (2.99%) Kafka
6 2 (2.99%) REST
7 1 (1.49%) CSS
7 1 (1.49%) Drools
7 1 (1.49%) EJB
7 1 (1.49%) HTML
7 1 (1.49%) Java EE
7 1 (1.49%) JMS
7 1 (1.49%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.91%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.94%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (10.45%) User Experience
4 6 (8.96%) iPad
5 5 (7.46%) Management Information System
6 4 (5.97%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.99%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.99%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.99%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (2.99%) Reference Data
8 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.49%) Online Gambling
8 1 (1.49%) Online Games
8 1 (1.49%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (23.88%) Linux
2 7 (10.45%) CentOS
2 7 (10.45%) Unix
3 4 (5.97%) AIX
4 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (35.82%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (20.90%) DevOps
2 14 (20.90%) ETL
2 14 (20.90%) Open Source
3 10 (14.93%) Information Management
4 9 (13.43%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (13.43%) Data Architecture
4 9 (13.43%) Data Modelling
4 9 (13.43%) Scrum
5 7 (10.45%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (10.45%) Data Integration
5 7 (10.45%) OWASP
5 7 (10.45%) SIEM
6 6 (8.96%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (8.96%) E-Commerce
6 6 (8.96%) TDD
6 6 (8.96%) TOGAF
6 6 (8.96%) Vulnerability Management
7 5 (7.46%) Data Analysis
7 5 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (29.85%) Java
2 14 (20.90%) Python
3 9 (13.43%) SQL
4 8 (11.94%) C++
4 8 (11.94%) Shell Script
5 7 (10.45%) C#
5 7 (10.45%) Dart
6 6 (8.96%) Groovy
6 6 (8.96%) Ruby
7 4 (5.97%) C
7 4 (5.97%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.99%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.49%) Perl
9 1 (1.49%) Scala
9 1 (1.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (34.33%) Security Cleared
2 15 (22.39%) SC Cleared
3 7 (10.45%) CESG Certified Professional
3 7 (10.45%) CLAS
3 7 (10.45%) DV Cleared
4 5 (7.46%) CISSP
5 1 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.49%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.45%) JSP 440
2 5 (7.46%) GDPR
3 3 (4.48%) QA
4 2 (2.99%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.49%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (1.49%) RMADS
System Software
1 15 (22.39%) Docker
2 4 (5.97%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (2.99%) HDFS
4 1 (1.49%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 15 (22.39%) Ansible
2 7 (10.45%) Kubernetes
3 4 (5.97%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (5.97%) Puppet
4 1 (1.49%) Oozie
4 1 (1.49%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (14.93%) Cloudera
2 8 (11.94%) Informatica
2 8 (11.94%) Red Hat
3 7 (10.45%) Microsoft
3 7 (10.45%) Oracle
3 7 (10.45%) Teradata
4 6 (8.96%) ESRI
4 6 (8.96%) SAP
5 5 (7.46%) IBM
6 2 (2.99%) MapR
6 2 (2.99%) Nuix
6 2 (2.99%) Splunk
6 2 (2.99%) Tableau
7 1 (1.49%) Adobe
7 1 (1.49%) Anaplan
7 1 (1.49%) Google
7 1 (1.49%) Hyperion