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 23 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 117 129 123
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Contract jobs citing Big Data 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.19% 0.044% 0.042%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.03% 0.19% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
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£450 £375 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +50.00%
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 - -
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
486 528 532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.91% 23.26% 22.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 325 327
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 18
Average hourly rate £35.18 £33.75 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.22% +35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.96 £12.50 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 £45.00 £36.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+25.92% -10.00%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015. 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 - 3 £450 - 14
Hertfordshire - 2 - - 4
Suffolk - - - - 1
Bedfordshire - - - -
Big Data
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 8 (61.54%) Analytics
2 7 (53.85%) Hadoop
3 6 (46.15%) Big Data Analytics
3 6 (46.15%) Algorithms
3 6 (46.15%) Java
3 6 (46.15%) UNIX
3 6 (46.15%) HP
4 5 (38.46%) NoSQL
5 4 (30.77%) MapReduce
5 4 (30.77%) Apache Pig
5 4 (30.77%) Data Integration
5 4 (30.77%) Data Analytics
5 4 (30.77%) Apache Hive
5 4 (30.77%) Vertica
5 4 (30.77%) Infobright
5 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
5 4 (30.77%) Django
5 4 (30.77%) Data Mining
5 4 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (30.77%) Linux
5 4 (30.77%) UML
5 4 (30.77%) Python
6 3 (23.08%) SQL
6 3 (23.08%) Windows
6 3 (23.08%) Degree
6 3 (23.08%) Process Management
7 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
7 2 (15.38%) Firewall
7 2 (15.38%) Games
7 2 (15.38%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 4 (30.77%) Apache Pig
2 2 (15.38%) WorkSite
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.69%) Node.js
3 1 (7.69%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Zen Cart
1 1 (7.69%) osCommerce
1 1 (7.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
1 2 (15.38%) LAN
1 2 (15.38%) WAN
1 2 (15.38%) VPN
1 2 (15.38%) MPLS
2 1 (7.69%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) Hadoop
2 5 (38.46%) NoSQL
3 4 (30.77%) Apache Hive
3 4 (30.77%) Data Mining
3 4 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
4 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
5 1 (7.69%) Redis
5 1 (7.69%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Appcelerator Titanium
1 1 (7.69%) Mercurial
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (15.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Project Manager
1 3 (23.08%) Software Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Junior
2 2 (15.38%) Junior Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) IT Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Junior IT Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Big Data Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Digital Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) PHP Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Data Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Data Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Django
2 2 (15.38%) HTML
2 2 (15.38%) HTML5
3 1 (7.69%) Backbone.js
3 1 (7.69%) WinRT
3 1 (7.69%) REST
3 1 (7.69%) PhoneGap
3 1 (7.69%) Ext JS
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) JNI
3 1 (7.69%) Zend Framework
3 1 (7.69%) CakePHP
3 1 (7.69%) JSON
3 1 (7.69%) jQuery
3 1 (7.69%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Algorithms
2 4 (30.77%) Data Integration
3 1 (7.69%) Open Source
3 1 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) UNIX
2 4 (30.77%) Linux
3 3 (23.08%) Windows
4 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Phone
4 1 (7.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Analytics
2 6 (46.15%) Big Data Analytics
3 4 (30.77%) MapReduce
3 4 (30.77%) Data Analytics
3 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
3 4 (30.77%) UML
4 3 (23.08%) Process Management
5 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 2 (15.38%) Quality Management
5 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
5 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL
5 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
5 2 (15.38%) Change Control
6 1 (7.69%) Master Data Management
6 1 (7.69%) Android Development
6 1 (7.69%) iOS Development
6 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) Python
3 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) PHP
4 1 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) C++
4 1 (7.69%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (15.38%) vSphere
1 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
1 2 (15.38%) XenServer
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) HP
2 4 (30.77%) Vertica
2 4 (30.77%) Infobright
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) Xamarin
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) Zend
4 1 (7.69%) Greenplum
4 1 (7.69%) TIBCO