Period
to 11 December 2019

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 6 months to 11 December 2019 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
6 months to
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 39 57 39
Rank change year-on-year +18 -18 +8
Contract jobs citing Big Data 17 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 3.11% 1.70% 1.91%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.45% 5.17% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 4
Southampton median daily rate £525 £463 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.51% -26.00% +119.30%
10th Percentile £471 £408 £573
90th Percentile £700 £514 £853
Hampshire median daily rate £525 £500 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +17.65% -10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate - - £19.34

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 Southampton with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Southampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 110 174 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 20.11% 32.95% 21.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 138 62
Southampton median daily rate £475 £513 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.32% +40.89% -11.28%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £241
90th Percentile £641 £538 £573
Hampshire median daily rate £470 £460 £395
% change year-on-year +2.17% +16.46% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Southampton median hourly rate £22.00 - £31.25
10th Percentile £21.25 - £20.03
90th Percentile £22.75 - £42.28
Hampshire median hourly rate £35.03 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -17.57% -5.56% +5.88%

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

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 6 months to 11 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Big Data in Southampton

For the 6 months to 11 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Big Data also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Southampton region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 12 (70.59%) Python
2 9 (52.94%) Apache Spark
3 8 (47.06%) Coaching
3 8 (47.06%) Data Engineering
4 7 (41.18%) Hadoop
4 7 (41.18%) Azure
5 6 (35.29%) Apache Hive
6 5 (29.41%) Mentoring
7 4 (23.53%) ETL Development
7 4 (23.53%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (23.53%) Public Sector
7 4 (23.53%) GCP
7 4 (23.53%) HDFS
7 4 (23.53%) Impala
7 4 (23.53%) Data Munging
7 4 (23.53%) Data Ingestion
7 4 (23.53%) Apache Airflow
7 4 (23.53%) Geospatial Data
7 4 (23.53%) PySpark
7 4 (23.53%) Data Science
7 4 (23.53%) Data Governance
7 4 (23.53%) Cloudera
7 4 (23.53%) AWS
7 4 (23.53%) Scala
7 4 (23.53%) Apache
7 4 (23.53%) Google
7 4 (23.53%) Data Cleansing
7 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
7 4 (23.53%) Data Modelling
7 4 (23.53%) ETL

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 9 (52.94%) Apache Spark
2 4 (23.53%) Apache
2 4 (23.53%) Apache Airflow
3 2 (11.76%) Apache Pig
4 1 (5.88%) ArcGIS
Cloud Services
1 7 (41.18%) Azure
2 4 (23.53%) AWS
2 4 (23.53%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) Hadoop
2 6 (35.29%) Apache Hive
3 4 (23.53%) Geospatial Data
3 4 (23.53%) Impala
4 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
5 1 (5.88%) Data Lake
5 1 (5.88%) Data Mart
5 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
5 1 (5.88%) QGIS
General
1 4 (23.53%) Public Sector
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Data Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Big Data Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Python Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Business Change Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Business Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Change Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Hadoop Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Azure Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Data Architect
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Geospatial Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (5.88%) JavaScript Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Lead DevOps
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) PySpark
2 1 (5.88%) PostGIS
2 1 (5.88%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (5.88%) Public Cloud
2 1 (5.88%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Android
2 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
2 2 (11.76%) Mac OS X
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Coaching
1 8 (47.06%) Data Engineering
2 5 (29.41%) Mentoring
3 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) Data Cleansing
3 4 (23.53%) Data Governance
3 4 (23.53%) Data Ingestion
3 4 (23.53%) Data Modelling
3 4 (23.53%) Data Munging
3 4 (23.53%) Data Science
3 4 (23.53%) ETL
3 4 (23.53%) ETL Development
3 4 (23.53%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (17.65%) Data Management
4 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
4 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Identification
5 2 (11.76%) Metadata Management
5 2 (11.76%) Reverse Engineering
5 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineering
5 2 (11.76%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) Python
2 4 (23.53%) Scala
2 4 (23.53%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) C
3 2 (11.76%) C#
3 2 (11.76%) C++
3 2 (11.76%) Java
3 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) Objective-C
4 1 (5.88%) PHP
4 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) HDFS
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Cloudera
1 4 (23.53%) Google
2 1 (5.88%) Databricks