The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 28 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
UK / Wales
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 79 61
Rank change year-on-year +38 -18  
Contract jobs citing Big Data 24 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.42% 0.15% 0.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.71% 0.56% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 1 0
Median daily rate £513 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.12% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £481 £470 £500
% change year-on-year +2.34% -6.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £34.50
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 Wales with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 175 178 211
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 24.96% 25.91% 28.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 110 119
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 3
Median hourly rate £37.77 £24.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.16% +8.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £17.45 £19.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £71.00 £32.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.62 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +6.52% -  

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 Wales

Big Data
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Big Data in Wales

Big Data
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Big Data in Wales over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Big Data in Wales

Big Data
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
South Wales +41 24 £513 +28.12% 8
Big Data
UK

For the 6 months to 28 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 Wales region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 28 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 18 (50.00%) Cloudera
3 17 (47.22%) Python
4 14 (38.89%) Apache Spark
5 13 (36.11%) Scala
6 11 (30.56%) Java
6 11 (30.56%) TDD
7 9 (25.00%) Oracle
7 9 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (25.00%) MongoDB
7 9 (25.00%) NoSQL
7 9 (25.00%) MapReduce
7 9 (25.00%) HBase
7 9 (25.00%) Analytics
7 9 (25.00%) Relational Database
7 9 (25.00%) Cloud Foundry
8 7 (19.44%) Mathematics
9 6 (16.67%) Teradata
9 6 (16.67%) SAP
9 6 (16.67%) Business Analytics
9 6 (16.67%) R
9 6 (16.67%) Algorithms
10 5 (13.89%) Data Centre
10 5 (13.89%) HDFS
10 5 (13.89%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (11.11%) Apache Hive
11 4 (11.11%) Scrum
12 3 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
12 3 (8.33%) Splunk

Big Data
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 14 (38.89%) Apache Spark
2 9 (25.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (13.89%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (8.33%) Apache Pig
4 3 (8.33%) Jupyter
5 1 (2.78%) Apache Airflow
5 1 (2.78%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Project
1 1 (2.78%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 9 (25.00%) HBase
2 9 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 9 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 9 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (11.11%) Apache Hive
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.78%) Neo4j
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.78%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.78%) JIRA
General
1 2 (5.56%) Games
2 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (77.78%) Developer
2 15 (41.67%) Scala Developer
3 9 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 9 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 9 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 7 (19.44%) Big Data Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Big Data Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Consultant
5 4 (11.11%) Data Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Architect
6 3 (8.33%) Big Data Architect
6 3 (8.33%) Cloud Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Data Consultant
6 3 (8.33%) Hadoop Architect
6 3 (8.33%) Hadoop Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Java Scala Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Python Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Java Scala Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Scala Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) J2EE
1 2 (5.56%) Play Framework
1 2 (5.56%) SQLAlchemy
2 1 (2.78%) Kafka
2 1 (2.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 5 (13.89%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.33%) User Experience
4 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (30.56%) TDD
3 9 (25.00%) Analytics
3 9 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (25.00%) MapReduce
4 7 (19.44%) Mathematics
5 6 (16.67%) Business Analytics
6 4 (11.11%) Scrum
7 3 (8.33%) DevOps
7 3 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (5.56%) Load Balancing
8 2 (5.56%) Open Source
8 2 (5.56%) Statistics
9 1 (2.78%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (2.78%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.78%) Data Architecture
9 1 (2.78%) Data Cleansing
9 1 (2.78%) Kanban
9 1 (2.78%) Unit Testing
9 1 (2.78%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 17 (47.22%) Python
2 13 (36.11%) Scala
3 11 (30.56%) Java
4 6 (16.67%) R
5 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.78%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) Postgraduate
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) HDFS
2 1 (2.78%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Ambari
1 1 (2.78%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (2.78%) Oozie
1 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (50.00%) Cloudera
2 9 (25.00%) Oracle
3 6 (16.67%) SAP
3 6 (16.67%) Teradata
4 3 (8.33%) Splunk
5 2 (5.56%) Hortonworks
6 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
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