The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 22 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
England / West Midlands
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 112 106
Rank change year-on-year +12 -6  
Contract jobs citing Big Data 15 29 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.74% 0.96% 0.70%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.53% 4.54% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 16 5
Median daily rate £463 £486 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.88% +49.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £391 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £450 £475
% change year-on-year -4.44% -5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - £16.00

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 425 639 583
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 20.96% 21.24% 23.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 394 395
Median daily rate £375 £400 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +15.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £302 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £503 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £351
% change year-on-year +3.22% +10.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 18
Median hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £18.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +24.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £16.90 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £36.50 £38.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.27 £26.75
% change year-on-year +21.52% +16.89%  

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 the West Midlands

Big Data
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Big Data in the West Midlands

Big Data
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Big Data in the West Midlands

Big Data
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 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
Birmingham +16 5 £450 +22.86% 1
Warwickshire +6 3 - - 2
Solihull - 3 - -
Shropshire +13 2 - -
Coventry +8 1 - - 1
Big Data
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 14 (60.87%) Analytics
2 13 (56.52%) Hadoop
3 10 (43.48%) SQL
3 10 (43.48%) SAS
4 9 (39.13%) Oracle
5 7 (30.43%) Java
5 7 (30.43%) Apache Spark
6 6 (26.09%) Machine Learning
6 6 (26.09%) Unix
6 6 (26.09%) Degree
7 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (21.74%) MongoDB
7 5 (21.74%) Scrum
7 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (17.39%) Bluetooth
8 4 (17.39%) LAN
8 4 (17.39%) WAN
8 4 (17.39%) ERP
8 4 (17.39%) Data Security
8 4 (17.39%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (17.39%) Shell Script
8 4 (17.39%) 3G
8 4 (17.39%) RFID
8 4 (17.39%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (17.39%) NoSQL
8 4 (17.39%) 4G
8 4 (17.39%) R
8 4 (17.39%) Mathematics
8 4 (17.39%) ZigBee
8 4 (17.39%) Docker

Big Data
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 10 (43.48%) SAS
2 7 (30.43%) Apache Spark
3 3 (13.04%) GlassFish
3 3 (13.04%) JBoss
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (13.04%) WebLogic
3 3 (13.04%) WildFly
4 1 (4.35%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) Bluemix
1 1 (4.35%) IaaS
1 1 (4.35%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) 3G
1 4 (17.39%) 4G
1 4 (17.39%) 5G
1 4 (17.39%) Bluetooth
1 4 (17.39%) LAN
1 4 (17.39%) RFID
1 4 (17.39%) WAN
1 4 (17.39%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (17.39%) ZigBee
2 2 (8.70%) PuTTY
2 2 (8.70%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (56.52%) Hadoop
2 5 (21.74%) MongoDB
3 4 (17.39%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (17.39%) NoSQL
4 3 (13.04%) MySQL
4 3 (13.04%) Oracle OWB
4 3 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (8.70%) Base SAS
5 2 (8.70%) Qlik Sense
5 2 (8.70%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 2 (8.70%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
6 1 (4.35%) CouchDB
6 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
6 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (4.35%) Pentaho
6 1 (4.35%) Power BI
6 1 (4.35%) QlikView
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) CA Gen
1 3 (13.04%) ClearCase
1 3 (13.04%) ClearQuest
1 3 (13.04%) Hudson
1 3 (13.04%) JBehave
1 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
1 3 (13.04%) JUnit
2 1 (4.35%) JSUnit
General
1 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Architect
2 6 (26.09%) Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Big Data Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Data Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Administrator
4 3 (13.04%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Data Scientist
4 3 (13.04%) Digital Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Migration Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) SAS Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) SAS Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) SAS Business Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) SAS Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Data Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) IoT Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Junior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) Hibernate
1 3 (13.04%) HornetQ
1 3 (13.04%) J2EE
1 3 (13.04%) Java EE
1 3 (13.04%) JAX-RS
1 3 (13.04%) JMS
1 3 (13.04%) RESTEasy
1 3 (13.04%) RESTful
1 3 (13.04%) Spring
1 3 (13.04%) Spring Boot
1 3 (13.04%) WireMock
2 2 (8.70%) .NET
3 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.35%) CSS
3 1 (4.35%) Kafka
3 1 (4.35%) LESS
3 1 (4.35%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (13.04%) Mobile App
2 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.70%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.35%) CMDB
3 1 (4.35%) Credit Risk
3 1 (4.35%) Smart City
3 1 (4.35%) Smart Energy
3 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Unix
2 3 (13.04%) Android
2 3 (13.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Analytics
2 6 (26.09%) Machine Learning
3 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (21.74%) Scrum
4 4 (17.39%) Customer Requirements
4 4 (17.39%) Data Security
4 4 (17.39%) ERP
4 4 (17.39%) Mathematics
4 4 (17.39%) Presales
5 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (13.04%) DSDM
5 3 (13.04%) Functional Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Migration
5 3 (13.04%) Personalization
5 3 (13.04%) Predictive Analytics
5 3 (13.04%) RUP
5 3 (13.04%) SOA
5 3 (13.04%) Software Delivery
5 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 7 (30.43%) Java
3 4 (17.39%) R
3 4 (17.39%) Shell Script
4 3 (13.04%) Perl
4 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL
4 3 (13.04%) Scala
5 2 (8.70%) Python
6 1 (4.35%) C#
6 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Docker
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) BEA
2 3 (13.04%) Informatica
2 3 (13.04%) Pega
2 3 (13.04%) Tableau
2 3 (13.04%) webMethods
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) Teradata
4 1 (4.35%) IBM
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