The table below looks at the statistics for Big Data skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 55 82 83
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +1
Contract jobs citing Big Data 26 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.45% 0.85% 0.084%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.16% 3.89% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 1
Average daily rate £425 £500 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +81.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
-6.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.61 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year
+22.56% -
Big Data
South East

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 Buckinghamshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
233 283 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 21.94% 21.80% 17.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 145 109
Average daily rate £390 £348 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.23% +5.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £263 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 3
Average hourly rate £17.00 £26.00 £79.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.61% -67.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Big Data Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Big Data
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Big Data Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Big Data
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Big Data across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Big Data Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Big Data
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Big Data Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Big Data
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +19 23 £425 -15.00% 2
Big Data
South East

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 24 (58.54%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (53.66%) Scrum
3 21 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (43.90%) Banking
5 17 (41.46%) Finance
5 17 (41.46%) Analytics
6 14 (34.15%) Oracle
7 10 (24.39%) SAS
7 10 (24.39%) BusinessObjects XI
8 9 (21.95%) Business Analysis
8 9 (21.95%) Hadoop
9 8 (19.51%) SQL
9 8 (19.51%) Java
10 7 (17.07%) MicroStrategy
10 7 (17.07%) Data Architecture
11 6 (14.63%) QlikView
11 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (14.63%) SAP
11 6 (14.63%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (14.63%) Qlik Sense
12 5 (12.20%) Systems Analysis
12 5 (12.20%) Data Analysis
12 5 (12.20%) Visualisation
12 5 (12.20%) Spanish Language
13 4 (9.76%) Use Case
13 4 (9.76%) Scala
13 4 (9.76%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 4 (9.76%) Apache Hive
13 4 (9.76%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (9.76%) NoSQL

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 10 (24.39%) SAS
2 4 (9.76%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (24.39%) BusinessObjects XI
2 9 (21.95%) Hadoop
3 6 (14.63%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (14.63%) Qlik Sense
3 6 (14.63%) QlikView
4 4 (9.76%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (9.76%) Apache Hive
4 4 (9.76%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 4 (9.76%) HBase
4 4 (9.76%) Impala
4 4 (9.76%) NoSQL
4 4 (9.76%) OLAP
4 4 (9.76%) RDBMS
4 4 (9.76%) Relational Database
5 3 (7.32%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (4.88%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (4.88%) Data Mart
6 2 (4.88%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (2.44%) GIS
7 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Rational Rose
2 1 (2.44%) NUnit
2 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (43.90%) Banking
2 17 (41.46%) Finance
3 5 (12.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 13 (31.71%) Developer
2 10 (24.39%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 9 (21.95%) Big Data Developer
4 7 (17.07%) Analyst
5 6 (14.63%) Big Data Manager
5 6 (14.63%) Consultant
5 6 (14.63%) Project Manager
6 5 (12.20%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 4 (9.76%) Business Analyst
7 4 (9.76%) Business Systems Analyst
7 4 (9.76%) MicroStrategy Developer
7 4 (9.76%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
8 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence Manager
8 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
8 3 (7.32%) Data Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Hadoop Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) MicroStrategy Consultant
8 3 (7.32%) Senior MicroStrategy Consultant
9 2 (4.88%) CIO
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) AngularJS
1 3 (7.32%) Java EE
2 2 (4.88%) HTML
3 1 (2.44%) .NET
3 1 (2.44%) CSS
3 1 (2.44%) D3.js
3 1 (2.44%) jQuery
3 1 (2.44%) Three.js
3 1 (2.44%) Web Services
3 1 (2.44%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.20%) Visualisation
3 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.44%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.44%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) Linux
1 4 (9.76%) Unix
2 1 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (58.54%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (53.66%) Scrum
3 21 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (41.46%) Analytics
5 9 (21.95%) Business Analysis
6 7 (17.07%) Data Architecture
7 5 (12.20%) Data Analysis
7 5 (12.20%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (9.76%) Data Modelling
8 4 (9.76%) ETL
8 4 (9.76%) ETL Development
8 4 (9.76%) Functional Programming
8 4 (9.76%) MapReduce
8 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2
8 4 (9.76%) Project Management
8 4 (9.76%) SQL Optimisation
8 4 (9.76%) TDD
8 4 (9.76%) Use Case
9 3 (7.32%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (7.32%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.51%) Java
1 8 (19.51%) SQL
2 4 (9.76%) PL/SQL
2 4 (9.76%) Scala
3 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.44%) C#
4 1 (2.44%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.88%) COBIT
2 2 (4.88%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (34.15%) Oracle
2 7 (17.07%) MicroStrategy
3 6 (14.63%) SAP
4 4 (9.76%) Cloudera
5 2 (4.88%) Microsoft