Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 66 112
Rank change year-on-year -22 +46 -12
Contract jobs citing Big Data 16 38 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.10% 2.56% 0.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.56% 9.00% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 47 3
Wales median daily rate £435 £513 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.12% +36.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £254 £261 £338
90th Percentile £545 £675 £413
UK median daily rate £538 £525 £513
% change year-on-year +2.38% +2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £37.66 £43.00 £32.21
% change year-on-year -12.43% +33.49% -10.52%

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 450 422 444
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 31.06% 28.42% 31.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 311 333
Wales median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% -
10th Percentile £282 £186 £255
90th Percentile £575 £575 £482
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +8.82% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 16
Wales median hourly rate £30.00 £43.75 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.43% +78.57% +8.89%
10th Percentile £16.75 £17.11 £17.35
90th Percentile £49.52 £61.25 £69.00
UK median hourly rate £34.75 £27.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +28.70% -1.82% -

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 -18 16 £435 -15.12% 9
Big Data
UK

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 9 (56.25%) ETL
1 9 (56.25%) Hadoop
2 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (25.00%) Cloudera
3 4 (25.00%) Degree
3 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) Data Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) Informatics
4 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
4 3 (18.75%) Migration
4 3 (18.75%) XML
4 3 (18.75%) SAS
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 3 (18.75%) Data Transformation
4 3 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (18.75%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (18.75%) Data Acquisition
4 3 (18.75%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (12.50%) Cloud Operations
5 2 (12.50%) Exploratory Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (12.50%) Apache Spark
5 2 (12.50%) Functional Testing
5 2 (12.50%) User Stories
5 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (12.50%) SoapUI
5 2 (12.50%) Informatica

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 3 (18.75%) SAS
2 2 (12.50%) Apache Spark
3 1 (6.25%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (6.25%) SAP CO
1 1 (6.25%) SAP FI
1 1 (6.25%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (6.25%) SAP MM
1 1 (6.25%) SAP PP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) Hadoop
2 6 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.25%) Apache Hive
3 1 (6.25%) HBase
3 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.25%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (12.50%) JIRA
2 2 (12.50%) JMeter
2 2 (12.50%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
1 2 (12.50%) Retail
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Architect
1 4 (25.00%) Data Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Big Data Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Cloud Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Data Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Systems Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Hadoop Architect
3 2 (12.50%) SAP Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Test Data Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Graduate
4 1 (6.25%) SAP FI Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Statistical Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) XML
2 1 (6.25%) Kafka
2 1 (6.25%) XML Schema
2 1 (6.25%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) ETL
2 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (18.75%) Data Acquisition
3 3 (18.75%) Data Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) Data Transformation
3 3 (18.75%) Informatics
3 3 (18.75%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Cloud Operations
4 2 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
4 2 (12.50%) Exploratory Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Functional Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
4 2 (12.50%) SAP Implementation
4 2 (12.50%) Scrum
4 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 2 (12.50%) User Stories
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) Python
2 2 (12.50%) Scala
3 1 (6.25%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
3 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (6.25%) IFRS
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Cloudera
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) Informatica
3 2 (12.50%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 2 (12.50%) SAP
3 2 (12.50%) Teradata