Period
to 18 November 2018

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 6 months to 18 November 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 81 81
Rank change year-on-year +7 0 +27
Contract jobs citing Big Data 39 15 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.36% 1.26% 1.63%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.49% 4.14% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 3 18
Wales median daily rate £505 £375 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.67% -26.83% +16.48%
10th Percentile £370 £189 £257
90th Percentile £600 £578 £738
UK median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +0.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Wales median hourly rate - - £20.50
UK median hourly rate £42.25 £30.91 £42.92
% change year-on-year +36.71% -27.99% -7.70%

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 Wales with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 411 362 359
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 24.85% 30.29% 25.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 227 259
Wales median daily rate £420 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.39% -8.82% +25.00%
10th Percentile £308 £246 £210
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 11
Wales median hourly rate £20.87 £18.75 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.29% -65.91% +84.87%
10th Percentile £11.63 £16.75 £16.88
90th Percentile £35.00 £23.24 £61.25
UK median hourly rate £33.25 £31.15 £28.18
% change year-on-year +6.74% +10.54% -2.83%

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

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 6 months to 18 November 2018.

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 6 months to 18 November 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
South Wales +8 39 £505 +34.67% 14
Big Data
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Wales region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 27 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (46.15%) Finance
2 18 (46.15%) Artificial Intelligence
3 16 (41.03%) Python
3 16 (41.03%) Data Science
4 15 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (35.90%) Hadoop
5 14 (35.90%) Project Management
6 12 (30.77%) Test Automation
6 12 (30.77%) Machine Learning
7 11 (28.21%) Scrum
8 10 (25.64%) Amazon AWS
8 10 (25.64%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (23.08%) Apache Spark
9 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
10 8 (20.51%) PHP
10 8 (20.51%) Web Services
10 8 (20.51%) Change Management
10 8 (20.51%) Business Analysis
10 8 (20.51%) Zend
10 8 (20.51%) User Stories
10 8 (20.51%) HPCC
11 7 (17.95%) Kanban
11 7 (17.95%) Laravel
11 7 (17.95%) Publishing
11 7 (17.95%) TDD
11 7 (17.95%) Google
11 7 (17.95%) Software Engineering
11 7 (17.95%) Java

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 9 (23.08%) Apache Spark
2 3 (7.69%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.13%) Confluence
4 1 (2.56%) Apache
4 1 (2.56%) Apache Pig
4 1 (2.56%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (25.64%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (15.38%) Slack
3 6 (15.38%) Trello
4 3 (7.69%) IaaS
4 3 (7.69%) PaaS
5 2 (5.13%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (5.13%) NuGet
5 2 (5.13%) Serverless
6 1 (2.56%) GitHub
6 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) DNS
1 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.13%) SSH
2 2 (5.13%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (35.90%) Hadoop
3 8 (20.51%) HPCC
4 6 (15.38%) Apache Hive
5 4 (10.26%) Apache Accumulo
5 4 (10.26%) Geospatial Data
5 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
6 3 (7.69%) Blockchain
6 3 (7.69%) MySQL
7 2 (5.13%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (5.13%) Power BI
8 1 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (2.56%) Data Lake
8 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
1 4 (10.26%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (7.69%) Artifactory
2 3 (7.69%) JIRA
2 3 (7.69%) Maven
2 3 (7.69%) Vagrant
3 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (46.15%) Finance
2 7 (17.95%) Publishing
3 2 (5.13%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Dutch Language
4 1 (2.56%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Analyst
1 10 (25.64%) Architect
1 10 (25.64%) Developer
2 8 (20.51%) Business Analyst
2 8 (20.51%) Data Architect
2 8 (20.51%) PHP Developer
3 7 (17.95%) Senior Analyst
3 7 (17.95%) Senior Business Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Big Data Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Azure Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Designer
6 2 (5.13%) DevOps Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) UI Designer
6 2 (5.13%) UI/UX Designer
6 2 (5.13%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.51%) Web Services
2 7 (17.95%) Laravel
3 4 (10.26%) jQuery
4 3 (7.69%) AngularJS
4 3 (7.69%) CSS
4 3 (7.69%) CSS3
4 3 (7.69%) Django
4 3 (7.69%) HTML
4 3 (7.69%) HTML5
5 2 (5.13%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (5.13%) LDAP
5 2 (5.13%) OAuth
5 2 (5.13%) Stripes Framework
6 1 (2.56%) .NET
6 1 (2.56%) JSON
6 1 (2.56%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.26%) NHS
2 4 (10.26%) User Experience
3 3 (7.69%) Blog
3 3 (7.69%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Linux
2 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (46.15%) Artificial Intelligence
3 16 (41.03%) Data Science
4 14 (35.90%) Project Management
5 12 (30.77%) Machine Learning
5 12 (30.77%) Test Automation
6 11 (28.21%) Scrum
7 8 (20.51%) Business Analysis
7 8 (20.51%) Change Management
7 8 (20.51%) User Stories
8 7 (17.95%) Kanban
8 7 (17.95%) SOA
8 7 (17.95%) Software Engineering
8 7 (17.95%) TDD
9 6 (15.38%) GAP Analysis
10 5 (12.82%) Analytics
10 5 (12.82%) Configuration Management
10 5 (12.82%) DevOps
10 5 (12.82%) ETL
11 4 (10.26%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) Python
2 8 (20.51%) PHP
3 7 (17.95%) Java
4 6 (15.38%) R
4 6 (15.38%) SQL
5 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.13%) Perl
6 1 (2.56%) C
6 1 (2.56%) C#
6 1 (2.56%) C++
6 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) Docker
2 2 (5.13%) iptables
2 2 (5.13%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) Kubernetes
2 5 (12.82%) Ansible
2 5 (12.82%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (12.82%) Puppet
3 2 (5.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.51%) Zend
3 7 (17.95%) Google
4 6 (15.38%) Cloudera
5 5 (12.82%) Oracle
6 4 (10.26%) Alibaba
6 4 (10.26%) Tableau
7 3 (7.69%) Adobe
7 3 (7.69%) Hortonworks
8 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
8 2 (5.13%) Remedy
8 2 (5.13%) SAP
9 1 (2.56%) Teradata