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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 117 147 107
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -40
Contract jobs citing Big Data 13 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.49% 0.063% 0.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.31% 0.26% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 5
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£500 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 - -
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
563 759 481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 21.15% 24.03% 20.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 414 293
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 28 27
Average hourly rate £32.10 £35.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.57% +29.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £23.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +25.00%

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
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 17 April 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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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
Hertfordshire - 7 £450 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 3 £525 - 5
Bedfordshire 0 2 - - 2
Norfolk - 1 - -
Suffolk - - - -
Essex - - - - 1
Big Data
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 12 (63.16%) Hadoop
2 9 (47.37%) Analytics
2 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 9 (47.37%) Service Delivery
3 8 (42.11%) Windows
4 7 (36.84%) SQL
4 7 (36.84%) Oracle
4 7 (36.84%) Java
4 7 (36.84%) Apache Pig
4 7 (36.84%) Apache Hive
5 6 (31.58%) Sqoop
5 6 (31.58%) Data Analytics
5 6 (31.58%) HDFS
5 6 (31.58%) Impala
5 6 (31.58%) Apache Spark
5 6 (31.58%) UNIX
5 6 (31.58%) Data Integration
6 5 (26.32%) Data Migration
6 5 (26.32%) Data Protection
6 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (26.32%) Data Management
6 5 (26.32%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (26.32%) Migration
6 5 (26.32%) ETL
6 5 (26.32%) HP
6 5 (26.32%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Management
6 5 (26.32%) Data Architecture
7 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
7 4 (21.05%) XenServer

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 7 (36.84%) Apache Pig
2 6 (31.58%) Apache Spark
3 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
3 4 (21.05%) WorkSite
4 3 (15.79%) Apache Solr
5 2 (10.53%) SAS
6 1 (5.26%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) LAN
1 4 (21.05%) WAN
1 4 (21.05%) VPN
1 4 (21.05%) MPLS
1 4 (21.05%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (63.16%) Hadoop
2 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
3 7 (36.84%) Apache Hive
4 6 (31.58%) Sqoop
4 6 (31.58%) Impala
5 3 (15.79%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (15.79%) Amazon Redshift
5 3 (15.79%) MongoDB
6 2 (10.53%) NoSQL
7 1 (5.26%) HBase
7 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.26%) Mercurial
1 1 (5.26%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 2 (10.53%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Hadoop Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Data Architect
3 5 (26.32%) Architect
4 4 (21.05%) Project Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Junior
5 2 (10.53%) Junior Project Manager
5 2 (10.53%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Junior IT Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Big Data Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Portfolio Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) CSS
1 1 (5.26%) JNI
1 1 (5.26%) Django
1 1 (5.26%) HTML5
1 1 (5.26%) PhoneGap
1 1 (5.26%) Backbone.js
1 1 (5.26%) WinRT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Data Integration
2 5 (26.32%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (15.79%) Algorithms
4 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) UNIX
3 4 (21.05%) Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Android
4 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Service Delivery
1 9 (47.37%) Analytics
2 6 (31.58%) Data Analytics
3 5 (26.32%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Management
3 5 (26.32%) Migration
3 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (26.32%) Data Management
3 5 (26.32%) Data Migration
3 5 (26.32%) Data Protection
3 5 (26.32%) Data Architecture
3 5 (26.32%) ETL
4 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
4 4 (21.05%) Project Management
4 4 (21.05%) Quality Management
4 4 (21.05%) Process Management
4 4 (21.05%) ITIL
4 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
4 4 (21.05%) Change Control
5 3 (15.79%) Big Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) Java
1 7 (36.84%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) Scala
3 1 (5.26%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) Objective-C
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
1 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) HDFS
2 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
2 4 (21.05%) XenServer
2 4 (21.05%) vSphere
3 1 (5.26%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Oozie
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Oracle
2 5 (26.32%) HP
3 4 (21.05%) VMware
3 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 4 (21.05%) Vertica
3 4 (21.05%) Infobright
4 2 (10.53%) Teradata
5 1 (5.26%) Cloudera
5 1 (5.26%) Xamarin