Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 12 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
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 54 52
Rank change year-on-year +23 -2 +8
Contract jobs citing Big Data 45 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 4.92% 1.23% 1.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 23.94% 6.16% 11.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 10
Swindon median daily rate £500 £550 £145
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +279.31% -63.75%
10th Percentile £358 £483 £138
90th Percentile £650 £680 £463
Wiltshire median daily rate £550 £538 £145
% change year-on-year +2.33% +270.69% -63.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Swindon median hourly rate - - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Swindon with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Swindon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 188 146 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 20.55% 20.00% 16.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 114 86
Swindon median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £325 £313 £309
90th Percentile £668 £575 £534
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £425 £378
% change year-on-year - +12.58% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Swindon median hourly rate - £27.50 -
Wiltshire median hourly rate £47.00 £28.50 -
% change year-on-year +64.91% - -

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for Big Data in Swindon

Big Data
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Big Data in Swindon

Big Data
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Big Data in Swindon over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Big Data in Swindon

For the 6 months to 12 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 32 (71.11%) SQL
2 31 (68.89%) Unix
3 27 (60.00%) Python
4 24 (53.33%) Teradata
5 22 (48.89%) Linux
5 22 (48.89%) Statistical Analysis
5 22 (48.89%) Data Architecture
5 22 (48.89%) R
5 22 (48.89%) Relational Database
5 22 (48.89%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (48.89%) Experimental Design
5 22 (48.89%) Data Science
6 13 (28.89%) Apache Hive
7 9 (20.00%) SAS
7 9 (20.00%) PL/SQL
7 9 (20.00%) Validation
7 9 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (20.00%) DataFlux
7 9 (20.00%) SAS Macro
7 9 (20.00%) Base SAS
7 9 (20.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 9 (20.00%) Data Validation
8 8 (17.78%) Hadoop
8 8 (17.78%) Analytics
9 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (11.11%) Apache Spark
10 4 (8.89%) Workload Management
10 4 (8.89%) Prototyping
10 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (8.89%) Data Analytics

Big Data
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 (20.00%) SAS
2 5 (11.11%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.22%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (48.89%) Relational Database
2 13 (28.89%) Apache Hive
3 9 (20.00%) Base SAS
3 9 (20.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 8 (17.78%) Hadoop
5 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.22%) Data Lake
6 1 (2.22%) Impala
6 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.22%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Rational Rose
General
1 3 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Banking
2 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (48.89%) Administrator
2 10 (22.22%) Developer
3 9 (20.00%) Architect
3 9 (20.00%) Data Architect
3 9 (20.00%) SAS Developer
4 3 (6.67%) Big Data Architect
4 3 (6.67%) Big Data Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Data Engineer
5 1 (2.22%) Cassandra Architect
5 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse Architect
5 1 (2.22%) ETL Developer
5 1 (2.22%) Hadoop Architect
5 1 (2.22%) Informatica Developer
5 1 (2.22%) Java Architect
5 1 (2.22%) Open Source Engineer
5 1 (2.22%) Python Engineer
5 1 (2.22%) Senior ETL Developer
5 1 (2.22%) Senior Informatica Developer
5 1 (2.22%) Technical Leader
5 1 (2.22%) Teradata Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 22 (48.89%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 31 (68.89%) Unix
2 22 (48.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (48.89%) Data Architecture
1 22 (48.89%) Data Science
1 22 (48.89%) Experimental Design
1 22 (48.89%) Statistical Analysis
2 9 (20.00%) Data Validation
2 9 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (20.00%) Validation
3 8 (17.78%) Analytics
4 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (8.89%) Business Transformation
5 4 (8.89%) Data Analytics
5 4 (8.89%) Performance Management
5 4 (8.89%) Prototyping
5 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (8.89%) Supplier Management
5 4 (8.89%) Workload Management
6 3 (6.67%) Open Source
6 3 (6.67%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.44%) ETL
8 1 (2.22%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 32 (71.11%) SQL
2 27 (60.00%) Python
3 22 (48.89%) R
4 9 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 9 (20.00%) SAS Macro
5 2 (4.44%) Scala
6 1 (2.22%) Java
Vendors
1 24 (53.33%) Teradata
2 9 (20.00%) DataFlux
3 3 (6.67%) Informatica