The table below looks at the statistics for Big Data skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 87 98 93
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Contract jobs citing Big Data 12 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.75% 0.39% 0.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.60% 1.64% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 0
Average daily rate £450 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
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
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 East Midlands region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
333 428 414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 20.81% 24.06% 26.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 261 201
Average daily rate £370 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 38
Average hourly rate £11.00 £23.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.68% -32.14%
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 the East Midlands

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

Big Data Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Big Data
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Big Data Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Big Data
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Big Data across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Big Data Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Big Data
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
Nottinghamshire - 10 £450 - 1
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 8 (47.06%) Retail
2 7 (41.18%) Analytics
3 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (35.29%) Hadoop
3 6 (35.29%) ETL
4 5 (29.41%) Mobile App
5 3 (17.65%) Open Source
5 3 (17.65%) Data Analytics
5 3 (17.65%) MongoDB
5 3 (17.65%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
5 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
5 3 (17.65%) Microservices
6 2 (11.76%) Logical Data Model
6 2 (11.76%) Physical Data Model
6 2 (11.76%) IBM InfoSphere
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
6 2 (11.76%) Cognos
6 2 (11.76%) SPSS
6 2 (11.76%) ERwin
6 2 (11.76%) Migration
6 2 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (11.76%) Scrum
6 2 (11.76%) OLTP
6 2 (11.76%) Snowflake Schema
6 2 (11.76%) IBM
6 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
6 2 (11.76%) ERP

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 1 (5.88%) Apache Spark
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) SPSS
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Unica
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) Hadoop
2 3 (17.65%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (17.65%) MongoDB
3 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (11.76%) DB2
3 2 (11.76%) IBM InfoSphere
3 2 (11.76%) MySQL
3 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
3 2 (11.76%) OLAP
3 2 (11.76%) OLTP
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
3 2 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (11.76%) Snowflake Schema
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) ERwin
General
1 8 (47.06%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Architect
2 8 (47.06%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (23.53%) Data Architect
3 4 (23.53%) ETL Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Integration Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Data Integration Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Digital Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Lead Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Digital Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Big Data Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Big Data Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Cognos Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Data Analytics Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Hadoop Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
1 1 (5.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (29.41%) Mobile App
3 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
4 2 (11.76%) Data Integration
5 1 (5.88%) User Experience
5 1 (5.88%) Xbox
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Analytics
2 6 (35.29%) ETL
3 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (17.65%) Data Analytics
3 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
3 3 (17.65%) Microservices
3 3 (17.65%) Open Source
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Data Architecture
4 2 (11.76%) Data Management
4 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (11.76%) IT Governance
4 2 (11.76%) Kanban
4 2 (11.76%) Logical Data Model
4 2 (11.76%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Physical Data Model
4 2 (11.76%) Scrum
4 2 (11.76%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) Clojure
2 1 (5.88%) Haskell
2 1 (5.88%) Perl
2 1 (5.88%) Python
2 1 (5.88%) Ruby
2 1 (5.88%) Scala
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Cognos
1 2 (11.76%) IBM
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft