The table below looks at the statistics for Big Data skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 73 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing Big Data 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.11% 0.13% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.46% 0.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £575 £363
% change year-on-year
-17.39% +58.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
217 203 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 24.91% 25.89% 26.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 150 117
Average daily rate £390 £330 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Average hourly rate £47.50 £35.45 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.99% +57.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -8.33%

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Big Data across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Big Data Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Big Data
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Big Data Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Big Data
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Big Data also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Big Data.

1 3 (60.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (60.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (40.00%) R
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) QlikView
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Zachman Framework
2 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Statistics
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (20.00%) CouchDB
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (20.00%) NoSQL

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Big Data also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Big Data. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (40.00%) QlikView
3 1 (20.00%) CouchDB
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Big Data Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Data Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (20.00%) Statistics
2 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Analytics
1 2 (40.00%) Zachman Framework
1 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) IBM