The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 25 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
South East / Surrey
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 69 65
Rank change year-on-year +1 -4  
Contract jobs citing Big Data 23 25 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.91% 2.01% 1.69%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.74% 8.06% 7.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 6
Median daily rate £475 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £436 £450 £475
% change year-on-year -3.05% -5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - £16.00

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 Surrey with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 297 310 314
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 24.67% 24.92% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 210 189
Median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 6
Median hourly rate £20.50 £40.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.75% +77.77%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +24.59% +17.30%  

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 Surrey

Big Data
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Big Data in Surrey

Big Data
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Big Data in Surrey over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Big Data in Surrey

Big Data
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford -7 6 £481 +16.66% 1
Staines +11 5 - - 1
Woking +1 4 £500 +11.11% 1
Cobham - 3 £475 -
Big Data
South East

For the 6 months to 25 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 28 (60.87%) Hadoop
2 21 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (39.13%) Java
4 16 (34.78%) Finance
4 16 (34.78%) Apache Spark
5 15 (32.61%) J2EE
6 14 (30.43%) SQL Server
7 13 (28.26%) SQL
7 13 (28.26%) Spring
8 12 (26.09%) Scrum
8 12 (26.09%) Python
8 12 (26.09%) REST
9 11 (23.91%) Kafka
9 11 (23.91%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (21.74%) ETL
10 10 (21.74%) Apache
11 9 (19.57%) Marketing
11 9 (19.57%) JSON
11 9 (19.57%) Analytics
11 9 (19.57%) Jenkins
11 9 (19.57%) Hadoop YARN
11 9 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (17.39%) HBase
12 8 (17.39%) Oracle
13 7 (15.22%) Unix
13 7 (15.22%) Linux
13 7 (15.22%) Middleware
13 7 (15.22%) TDD
13 7 (15.22%) Data Management
13 7 (15.22%) Unit Testing

Big Data
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 16 (34.78%) Apache Spark
2 10 (21.74%) Apache
3 4 (8.70%) SAS
4 3 (6.52%) Apache Pig
5 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.52%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (4.35%) Photoshop
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Actimize
1 1 (2.17%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (60.87%) Hadoop
2 14 (30.43%) SQL Server
3 8 (17.39%) HBase
4 6 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (10.87%) Apache Hive
5 5 (10.87%) NoSQL
6 4 (8.70%) Impala
6 4 (8.70%) QlikView
6 4 (8.70%) Relational Database
6 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (4.35%) MS Access
8 2 (4.35%) Parquet
8 2 (4.35%) RDBMS
8 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (4.35%) Sqoop
9 1 (2.17%) Power BI
9 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (19.57%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.35%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (2.17%) ERwin
3 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (34.78%) Finance
2 9 (19.57%) Marketing
3 3 (6.52%) Legal
4 1 (2.17%) Advertising
4 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (28.26%) Developer
2 9 (19.57%) Analyst
3 8 (17.39%) Java Developer
4 5 (10.87%) Architect
5 4 (8.70%) Big Data Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) Author
6 3 (6.52%) Data Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (6.52%) Security Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) Technical Author
6 3 (6.52%) Web Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Web Analytics Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Data Architect
7 2 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Insight Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) J2EE Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (32.61%) J2EE
2 13 (28.26%) Spring
3 12 (26.09%) REST
4 11 (23.91%) Kafka
5 9 (19.57%) JSON
6 7 (15.22%) Middleware
6 7 (15.22%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (13.04%) Hibernate
7 6 (13.04%) JMS
7 6 (13.04%) Spring Boot
8 3 (6.52%) CSS
8 3 (6.52%) D3.js
8 3 (6.52%) HTML
8 3 (6.52%) React
8 3 (6.52%) Three.js
9 2 (4.35%) Apache Avro
9 2 (4.35%) PySpark
9 2 (4.35%) XML
10 1 (2.17%) MDX
10 1 (2.17%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (15.22%) Reference Data
3 3 (6.52%) Algorithms
3 3 (6.52%) Data Structures
3 3 (6.52%) Smart Energy
4 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.35%) User Experience
5 1 (2.17%) BYOD
5 1 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.17%) Social Media
5 1 (2.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.22%) Linux
1 7 (15.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (26.09%) Scrum
3 11 (23.91%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (21.74%) ETL
5 9 (19.57%) Analytics
6 7 (15.22%) BDD
6 7 (15.22%) Data Management
6 7 (15.22%) System Testing
6 7 (15.22%) TDD
6 7 (15.22%) Unit Testing
7 6 (13.04%) Data Analysis
7 6 (13.04%) Machine Learning
7 6 (13.04%) Master Data Management
7 6 (13.04%) Visualisation
8 5 (10.87%) Data Visualisation
8 5 (10.87%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (10.87%) Statistical Modelling
8 5 (10.87%) Statistics
9 3 (6.52%) ISMS
9 3 (6.52%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 18 (39.13%) Java
2 13 (28.26%) SQL
3 12 (26.09%) Python
4 5 (10.87%) R
5 3 (6.52%) C++
5 3 (6.52%) ES6
5 3 (6.52%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.52%) MATLAB
6 2 (4.35%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.35%) VBA
7 1 (2.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Degree
2 3 (6.52%) CISM
2 3 (6.52%) CISSP
2 3 (6.52%) CRISC
3 1 (2.17%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 1 (2.17%) CCSP
3 1 (2.17%) CEH
3 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (6.52%) ISAE 3402
2 3 (6.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (6.52%) SSAE 16
3 1 (2.17%) ISO 22301
3 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (15.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 9 (19.57%) Hadoop YARN
2 4 (8.70%) Oozie
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) Oracle
2 5 (10.87%) Adobe
3 2 (4.35%) Cloudera
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.35%) Palantir
4 1 (2.17%) DataFlux
4 1 (2.17%) Tableau
4 1 (2.17%) Teradata