The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 27 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
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 31 -
Rank change year-on-year +16 -  
Contract jobs citing Big Data 13 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 6.47% 0.45% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 26.00% 2.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 0
Median daily rate £550 £600 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £475
% change year-on-year -2.77% -5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 Southampton with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 50 46 82
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 24.88% 20.54% 22.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 31 65
Median daily rate £413 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.14 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.04% +19.75%  

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 Southampton

Big Data
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Big Data in Southampton

Big Data
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Big Data in Southampton over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Big Data in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 14 (60.87%) Hadoop
2 12 (52.17%) Data Integration
3 9 (39.13%) ETL
4 8 (34.78%) Oracle
4 8 (34.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (30.43%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (30.43%) Visualisation
5 7 (30.43%) Analytics
5 7 (30.43%) MapR
5 7 (30.43%) Data Visualisation
5 7 (30.43%) Big Data Analytics
5 7 (30.43%) Data Analytics
5 7 (30.43%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (26.09%) Geospatial Data
6 6 (26.09%) Data Governance
6 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (26.09%) Data Modelling
6 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (21.74%) SQL
7 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
7 5 (21.74%) SAP
7 5 (21.74%) Linux
7 5 (21.74%) UML
7 5 (21.74%) ESRI
7 5 (21.74%) IBM
7 5 (21.74%) Informatica
7 5 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (21.74%) ERD
7 5 (21.74%) Data Management
7 5 (21.74%) Technical Architecture

Big Data
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 4 (17.39%) Apache
2 3 (13.04%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (8.70%) SaaS
4 1 (4.35%) IaaS
4 1 (4.35%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (60.87%) Hadoop
2 7 (30.43%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (26.09%) Geospatial Data
4 5 (21.74%) Azure SQL Database
4 5 (21.74%) IBM InfoSphere
4 5 (21.74%) NoSQL
4 5 (21.74%) Power BI
4 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
5 3 (13.04%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (13.04%) Apache Hive
5 3 (13.04%) MongoDB
5 3 (13.04%) Sqoop
6 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
6 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Architect
2 14 (60.87%) Data Architect
3 9 (39.13%) Big Data Architect
4 4 (17.39%) Geospatial Architect
5 3 (13.04%) Big Data Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Cloud Architect
5 3 (13.04%) Consultant
5 3 (13.04%) Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Linux Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Security Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Strategy Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Administrator
7 1 (4.35%) Data Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) ETL Architect
7 1 (4.35%) IT Architect
7 1 (4.35%) IT Security Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) PostGIS
2 4 (17.39%) Apache Drill
3 3 (13.04%) Akka
3 3 (13.04%) Kafka
4 1 (4.35%) JSON
4 1 (4.35%) REST
4 1 (4.35%) Sensu
4 1 (4.35%) Web Services
4 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.35%) MPEG
3 1 (4.35%) STB
3 1 (4.35%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Linux
1 5 (21.74%) Ubuntu
2 1 (4.35%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Data Integration
2 9 (39.13%) ETL
3 8 (34.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (30.43%) Analytics
4 7 (30.43%) Big Data Analytics
4 7 (30.43%) Data Analytics
4 7 (30.43%) Data Visualisation
4 7 (30.43%) Visualisation
5 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (26.09%) Data Governance
5 6 (26.09%) Data Modelling
6 5 (21.74%) Data Management
6 5 (21.74%) Enterprise Data Management
6 5 (21.74%) ERD
6 5 (21.74%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 5 (21.74%) Metadata Management
6 5 (21.74%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (21.74%) UML
7 4 (17.39%) Logical Data Model
7 4 (17.39%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) Perl
2 2 (8.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) MBA
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Apache Flume
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Oracle
2 7 (30.43%) MapR
3 5 (21.74%) ESRI
3 5 (21.74%) IBM
3 5 (21.74%) Informatica
3 5 (21.74%) SAP
3 5 (21.74%) Tableau
4 2 (8.70%) Cloudera
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.35%) Splunk
5 1 (4.35%) VMware