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 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
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Big Data 10 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 3.83% - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 21.28% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £470 £500
% change year-on-year +3.72% -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 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 47 43 77
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 18.01% 15.47% 17.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 26 57
Median daily rate £363 £390 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.05% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £16.25 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

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
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton

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

1 10 (71.43%) Data Integration
1 10 (71.43%) Hadoop
2 9 (64.29%) ETL
3 8 (57.14%) Oracle
4 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (42.86%) NoSQL
5 6 (42.86%) Data Governance
5 6 (42.86%) Data Modelling
5 6 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (35.71%) Power BI
6 5 (35.71%) Geospatial Data
6 5 (35.71%) IBM
6 5 (35.71%) Informatica
6 5 (35.71%) ESRI
6 5 (35.71%) Data Management
6 5 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
6 5 (35.71%) SAP
6 5 (35.71%) SQL
6 5 (35.71%) UML
6 5 (35.71%) Data Visualisation
6 5 (35.71%) Tableau
6 5 (35.71%) Data Analytics
6 5 (35.71%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 5 (35.71%) PostGIS
6 5 (35.71%) Analytics
6 5 (35.71%) Big Data Analytics
6 5 (35.71%) MapR

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 (28.57%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Spark
2 1 (7.14%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (7.14%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Stata
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (71.43%) Hadoop
2 6 (42.86%) NoSQL
3 5 (35.71%) Azure SQL Database
3 5 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (35.71%) Geospatial Data
3 5 (35.71%) IBM InfoSphere
3 5 (35.71%) Power BI
3 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
4 1 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (7.14%) HBase
4 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
4 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
4 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.14%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Architect
1 11 (78.57%) Data Architect
2 6 (42.86%) Big Data Architect
3 4 (28.57%) Geospatial Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Big Data Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Data Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Big Data Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Big Data Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Data Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Developer
5 1 (7.14%) ETL Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Hadoop Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) PostGIS
2 4 (28.57%) Apache Drill
3 1 (7.14%) Django
3 1 (7.14%) Flask
3 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Data Integration
2 9 (64.29%) ETL
3 6 (42.86%) Data Governance
3 6 (42.86%) Data Modelling
3 6 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (35.71%) Analytics
4 5 (35.71%) Big Data Analytics
4 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (35.71%) Data Analytics
4 5 (35.71%) Data Management
4 5 (35.71%) Data Visualisation
4 5 (35.71%) Enterprise Data Management
4 5 (35.71%) ERD
4 5 (35.71%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 5 (35.71%) Metadata Management
4 5 (35.71%) UML
4 5 (35.71%) Visualisation
5 4 (28.57%) Conceptual Models
5 4 (28.57%) Logical Data Model
5 4 (28.57%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) Go
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) R
3 1 (7.14%) Ruby
3 1 (7.14%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) HDFS
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Oracle
2 5 (35.71%) ESRI
2 5 (35.71%) IBM
2 5 (35.71%) Informatica
2 5 (35.71%) MapR
2 5 (35.71%) SAP
2 5 (35.71%) Tableau
3 2 (14.29%) Cloudera
4 1 (7.14%) Hortonworks