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 27 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
UK / Wales
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 - 72
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Big Data 9 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.45% - 0.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.21% - 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Median daily rate £450 - £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 - £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 - £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £475
% change year-on-year -2.77% -5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £42.65 £16.00
% change year-on-year +17.23% +166.56%  

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 145 135 274
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 23.31% 24.24% 32.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 87 190
Median daily rate £363 £378 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.97% +9.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £210 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Median hourly rate £18.77 £12.00 £16.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.37% -28.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.14 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.04% +19.75%  

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 27 June 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 27 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
South Wales - 8 £450 - 3
Big Data
UK

For the 6 months to 27 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 Wales region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 22 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (60.61%) Python
2 20 (60.61%) Cloudera
3 18 (54.55%) Hadoop
4 15 (45.45%) Apache Spark
5 12 (36.36%) HBase
6 10 (30.30%) Analytics
7 9 (27.27%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (27.27%) Cloud Foundry
7 9 (27.27%) Scala
7 9 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (24.24%) Oracle
9 7 (21.21%) Algorithms
9 7 (21.21%) NoSQL
9 7 (21.21%) Java
10 6 (18.18%) SAP
10 6 (18.18%) Teradata
10 6 (18.18%) Mathematics
10 6 (18.18%) R
10 6 (18.18%) MongoDB
10 6 (18.18%) MapReduce
10 6 (18.18%) Business Analytics
10 6 (18.18%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 5 (15.15%) Kafka
11 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
11 5 (15.15%) TDD
11 5 (15.15%) Linux
12 4 (12.12%) Scrum
12 4 (12.12%) Relational Database
12 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills

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 15 (45.45%) Apache Spark
2 9 (27.27%) Cloud Foundry
2 9 (27.27%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (9.09%) Jupyter
4 2 (6.06%) Apache
5 1 (3.03%) Apache Airflow
5 1 (3.03%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (3.03%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (54.55%) Hadoop
2 12 (36.36%) HBase
3 7 (21.21%) NoSQL
4 6 (18.18%) MongoDB
5 4 (12.12%) Relational Database
6 3 (9.09%) Apache Hive
7 1 (3.03%) Data Mining
7 1 (3.03%) Impala
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (3.03%) Pentaho
7 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 2 (6.06%) Games
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (72.73%) Developer
2 13 (39.39%) Scala Developer
3 8 (24.24%) Big Data Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Big Data Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Data Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Consultant
6 3 (9.09%) Cloud Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Data Consultant
6 3 (9.09%) Hadoop Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Java Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Python Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Data Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Data Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Data Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Test Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) Kafka
2 4 (12.12%) PySpark
3 2 (6.06%) JSON
3 2 (6.06%) Middleware
3 2 (6.06%) Play Framework
3 2 (6.06%) SQLAlchemy
4 1 (3.03%) J2EE
4 1 (3.03%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Algorithms
2 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
3 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (9.09%) User Experience
5 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.03%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Linux
2 2 (6.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (30.30%) Analytics
3 9 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (18.18%) Business Analytics
4 6 (18.18%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 6 (18.18%) MapReduce
4 6 (18.18%) Mathematics
5 5 (15.15%) TDD
6 4 (12.12%) Scrum
7 3 (9.09%) Change Management
7 3 (9.09%) OO
7 3 (9.09%) Software Engineering
8 2 (6.06%) Data Analytics
8 2 (6.06%) Data Architecture
8 2 (6.06%) Data Engineering
8 2 (6.06%) Data Management
8 2 (6.06%) ETL
8 2 (6.06%) Open Source
8 2 (6.06%) Process Improvement
8 2 (6.06%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 20 (60.61%) Python
2 9 (27.27%) Scala
3 7 (21.21%) Java
4 6 (18.18%) R
5 3 (9.09%) SQL
6 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) PhD
3 1 (3.03%) Postgraduate
3 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.03%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Apache Flume
1 2 (6.06%) HDFS
1 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
1 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Puppet
2 1 (3.03%) Kibana
Vendors
1 20 (60.61%) Cloudera
2 8 (24.24%) Oracle
3 6 (18.18%) SAP
3 6 (18.18%) Teradata
4 2 (6.06%) Splunk
4 2 (6.06%) VMware
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
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