The table below looks at the statistics for Big Data skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 138 123 138
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +15
Contract jobs citing Big Data 9 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.30% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.32% 0.53% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
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£538 £538 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +115.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £67.00 £20.00 -
% change year-on-year
+235.00% -
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 of England region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
682 571 692
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 22.68% 23.28% 23.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 297 376
Average daily rate £388 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £425 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 35 28
Average hourly rate £20.00 £36.25 £25.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.82% +41.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £15.50 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.30 £50.38 £36.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+9.16% -7.69%

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Big Data Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Big Data
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Big Data Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Big Data
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Big Data across the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Big Data Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Big Data
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 31 October 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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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
Cambridgeshire -1 5 £625 - 6
Hertfordshire -16 2 £550 +2.32% 1
Suffolk - 1 £525 - 1
Bedfordshire - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 12 (41.38%) Java
2 11 (37.93%) Python
2 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (37.93%) Degree
2 11 (37.93%) jQuery
3 10 (34.48%) Django
3 10 (34.48%) Hadoop
4 9 (31.03%) Computer Science
4 9 (31.03%) C#
4 9 (31.03%) C++
4 9 (31.03%) .NET
5 8 (27.59%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (27.59%) NoSQL
6 7 (24.14%) Kanban
6 7 (24.14%) Software Engineering
6 7 (24.14%) Selenium
6 7 (24.14%) TDD
6 7 (24.14%) OO
6 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
6 7 (24.14%) Scrum
6 7 (24.14%) Jenkins
7 6 (20.69%) Analytics
7 6 (20.69%) Splunk
7 6 (20.69%) D3.js
7 6 (20.69%) SVG
7 6 (20.69%) IIS
7 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
7 6 (20.69%) Visualisation
7 6 (20.69%) BDD
8 5 (17.24%) Apache Hive

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (20.69%) IIS
2 5 (17.24%) Apache Pig
3 4 (13.79%) WebLogic
3 4 (13.79%) JBoss
3 4 (13.79%) Apache
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.45%) WorkSite
4 1 (3.45%) WordPress
4 1 (3.45%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) osCommerce
1 1 (3.45%) Magento
1 1 (3.45%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) LAN
1 1 (3.45%) WAN
1 1 (3.45%) HTTP
1 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.45%) VPN
1 1 (3.45%) Internet
1 1 (3.45%) MPLS
1 1 (3.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) Hadoop
2 8 (27.59%) NoSQL
2 8 (27.59%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
4 5 (17.24%) Apache Hive
4 5 (17.24%) MongoDB
5 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (13.79%) Data Mining
6 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
7 2 (6.90%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
8 1 (3.45%) RavenDB
8 1 (3.45%) Redis
8 1 (3.45%) Couchbase
8 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Selenium
1 7 (24.14%) Jenkins
2 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
3 3 (10.34%) Cucumber
3 3 (10.34%) FitNesse
3 3 (10.34%) JUnit
3 3 (10.34%) Maven
General
1 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
1 5 (17.24%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (58.62%) Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Python Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Software Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Python/Django Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Automation Tester
5 3 (10.34%) Tester
5 3 (10.34%) C++ Developer
6 2 (6.90%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Tester
6 2 (6.90%) Selenium Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Data Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Digital Project Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Django Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Junior IT Project Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Hadoop Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (37.93%) jQuery
2 10 (34.48%) Django
3 9 (31.03%) .NET
4 6 (20.69%) SVG
4 6 (20.69%) D3.js
5 5 (17.24%) Web Services
6 4 (13.79%) Dojo
7 2 (6.90%) XML
7 2 (6.90%) Swing
7 2 (6.90%) JSON
8 1 (3.45%) HTML
8 1 (3.45%) XML-RPC
8 1 (3.45%) Zend Framework
8 1 (3.45%) CakePHP
8 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
8 1 (3.45%) Ext JS
8 1 (3.45%) HTML5
8 1 (3.45%) Twisted
8 1 (3.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Computer Science
2 6 (20.69%) Visualisation
3 5 (17.24%) GIS
3 5 (17.24%) Algorithms
4 4 (13.79%) Data Integration
5 3 (10.34%) User Experience
6 1 (3.45%) FMCG
6 1 (3.45%) Smart Meter
6 1 (3.45%) Clustering
6 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
6 1 (3.45%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) UNIX
1 5 (17.24%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
2 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (24.14%) TDD
2 7 (24.14%) OO
2 7 (24.14%) Scrum
2 7 (24.14%) Software Engineering
2 7 (24.14%) Kanban
3 6 (20.69%) BDD
3 6 (20.69%) Analytics
4 5 (17.24%) E-Commerce
5 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (13.79%) MapReduce
5 4 (13.79%) Feature Driven Development
5 4 (13.79%) Big Data Analytics
5 4 (13.79%) UML
6 3 (10.34%) Automated Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Extreme Programming
6 3 (10.34%) Test Automation
6 3 (10.34%) Test-First Development
6 3 (10.34%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (6.90%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) Java
2 11 (37.93%) Python
3 9 (31.03%) C#
3 9 (31.03%) C++
4 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
5 4 (13.79%) SQL
6 3 (10.34%) VB.NET
6 3 (10.34%) Ruby
7 1 (3.45%) Erlang
7 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (37.93%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.45%) XenServer
1 1 (3.45%) vSphere
1 1 (3.45%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Oozie
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Splunk
2 5 (17.24%) HP
3 4 (13.79%) Vertica
3 4 (13.79%) Infobright
4 3 (10.34%) Oracle
5 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.45%) Cloudera
6 1 (3.45%) TIBCO
6 1 (3.45%) VMware
6 1 (3.45%) Zend
6 1 (3.45%) Greenplum
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