The table below looks at the statistics for Big Data skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 59 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Big Data 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.65% 0.13% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.18% 0.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +25.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.00 -
Big Data
East of England

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 Cambridgeshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
157 118 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 20.26% 15.59% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 40 59
Average daily rate £350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 9
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.61% +5.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
- -6.39%

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Big Data Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Big Data
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Big Data Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Big Data
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
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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
Cambridge -2 4 £438 - 10
Peterborough - - - - 1
Big Data
East of England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 11 (55.00%) jQuery
2 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) Degree
3 9 (45.00%) C#
3 9 (45.00%) C++
3 9 (45.00%) .NET
3 9 (45.00%) Computer Science
4 7 (35.00%) Selenium
4 7 (35.00%) Kanban
4 7 (35.00%) Jenkins
4 7 (35.00%) OO
4 7 (35.00%) Python
4 7 (35.00%) TDD
4 7 (35.00%) Scrum
5 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (30.00%) SVG
5 6 (30.00%) IIS
5 6 (30.00%) Java
5 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (30.00%) D3.js
5 6 (30.00%) Django
5 6 (30.00%) Visualisation
5 6 (30.00%) BDD
5 6 (30.00%) Splunk
6 5 (25.00%) Hadoop
6 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 5 (25.00%) GIS
6 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
6 5 (25.00%) Finance
6 5 (25.00%) Banking

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 6 (30.00%) IIS
2 4 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 4 (20.00%) Apache
3 1 (5.00%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Zen Cart
1 1 (5.00%) osCommerce
1 1 (5.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) HTTP
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (25.00%) Hadoop
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (15.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
5 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (5.00%) RavenDB
6 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Selenium
1 7 (35.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (15.00%) FitNesse
3 3 (15.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (15.00%) JUnit
3 3 (15.00%) Maven
General
1 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
1 5 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Python Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Python/Django Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Automation Tester
5 3 (15.00%) Tester
5 3 (15.00%) Software Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) C++ Developer
6 2 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Technical Tester
6 2 (10.00%) Selenium Tester
7 1 (5.00%) Django Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Lead Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 1 (5.00%) PHP Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) jQuery
2 9 (45.00%) .NET
3 6 (30.00%) SVG
3 6 (30.00%) D3.js
3 6 (30.00%) Django
4 4 (20.00%) Web Services
4 4 (20.00%) Dojo
5 2 (10.00%) Swing
5 2 (10.00%) XML
6 1 (5.00%) Twisted
6 1 (5.00%) REST
6 1 (5.00%) HTML5
6 1 (5.00%) Zend Framework
6 1 (5.00%) CakePHP
6 1 (5.00%) Ext JS
6 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
6 1 (5.00%) HTML
6 1 (5.00%) XML-RPC
6 1 (5.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (30.00%) Visualisation
3 5 (25.00%) GIS
4 3 (15.00%) User Experience
5 1 (5.00%) Open Source
5 1 (5.00%) Smart Meter
5 1 (5.00%) FMCG
5 1 (5.00%) Clustering
5 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
1 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) Kanban
2 7 (35.00%) OO
2 7 (35.00%) TDD
2 7 (35.00%) Scrum
3 6 (30.00%) BDD
4 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (20.00%) Feature Driven Development
6 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (15.00%) Extreme Programming
6 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (15.00%) Test-First Development
7 2 (10.00%) Pair Programming
7 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (5.00%) DevOps
8 1 (5.00%) Functional Programming
8 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) C#
1 9 (45.00%) C++
2 7 (35.00%) Python
3 6 (30.00%) Java
3 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.00%) SQL
4 3 (15.00%) VB.NET
4 3 (15.00%) Ruby
5 1 (5.00%) Erlang
5 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Splunk
2 4 (20.00%) JBoss
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) Zend
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft