Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 10 December 2018 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
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 - 44
Rank change year-on-year - +44 -
Contract jobs citing Big Data 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.67% - 0.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.33% - 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Staffordshire median daily rate £400 - -
West Midlands median daily rate £495 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +4.11% - +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate £45.00 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £29.00 -
% change year-on-year +55.17% - -

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 86 74 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 28.96% 28.14% 24.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 50 73
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -16.67%
10th Percentile £313 £274 £204
90th Percentile £482 £426 £430
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate £52.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.56% - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.75 £32.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year -20.77% +85.08% -12.20%

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Big Data in Staffordshire

Big Data
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 10 December 2018. 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
Lichfield - 1 £400 -
Big Data
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) V-Model
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Software Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development

Big Data
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 2 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (50.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) Software Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) V-Model
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) VMware