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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 123 126 131
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Contract jobs citing Big Data 9 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.32% 0.041% 0.036%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.62% 0.18% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
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£525 £375 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -
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
554 555 649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 19.56% 22.79% 23.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 314 389
Average daily rate £400 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 35 23
Average hourly rate £26.00 £33.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.38% +21.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £14.50 £15.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.87 £50.15 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -9.83%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 - 6 £563 - 11
Hertfordshire - 2 - - 2
Suffolk - 1 £525 - 2
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
Norfolk - - - -
Big Data
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 8 (50.00%) Analytics
2 7 (43.75%) Java
2 7 (43.75%) Hadoop
3 6 (37.50%) Big Data Analytics
3 6 (37.50%) UNIX
3 6 (37.50%) HP
3 6 (37.50%) Algorithms
4 5 (31.25%) Python
4 5 (31.25%) NoSQL
4 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
4 5 (31.25%) Degree
4 5 (31.25%) Django
5 4 (25.00%) Data Integration
5 4 (25.00%) Apache Hive
5 4 (25.00%) MapReduce
5 4 (25.00%) Data Analytics
5 4 (25.00%) Vertica
5 4 (25.00%) Infobright
5 4 (25.00%) Linux
5 4 (25.00%) UML
5 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (25.00%) Data Mining
5 4 (25.00%) SQL
5 4 (25.00%) Apache Pig
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 3 (18.75%) Process Management
6 3 (18.75%) C++
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
6 3 (18.75%) jQuery
7 2 (12.50%) Computer Science

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 4 (25.00%) Apache Pig
2 2 (12.50%) WorkSite
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.25%) JBoss
3 1 (6.25%) Apache
3 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
3 1 (6.25%) IIS
3 1 (6.25%) Node.js
3 1 (6.25%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Zen Cart
1 1 (6.25%) osCommerce
1 1 (6.25%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) LAN
1 2 (12.50%) WAN
1 2 (12.50%) VPN
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
1 2 (12.50%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) Hadoop
2 5 (31.25%) NoSQL
3 4 (25.00%) Apache Hive
3 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (25.00%) Data Mining
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
5 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
6 1 (6.25%) Redis
6 1 (6.25%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Selenium
1 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) JUnit
2 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Maven
2 1 (6.25%) FitNesse
General
1 2 (12.50%) Games
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Software Engineer
1 4 (25.00%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Junior IT Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Junior Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Junior
4 1 (6.25%) Python/Django Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Big Data Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Data Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) PHP Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) Django
2 3 (18.75%) jQuery
3 2 (12.50%) Web Services
3 2 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (6.25%) XML-RPC
4 1 (6.25%) Swing
4 1 (6.25%) SVG
4 1 (6.25%) HTML
4 1 (6.25%) XML
4 1 (6.25%) HTML5
4 1 (6.25%) REST
4 1 (6.25%) D3.js
4 1 (6.25%) JSON
4 1 (6.25%) Ext JS
4 1 (6.25%) Zend Framework
4 1 (6.25%) CakePHP
4 1 (6.25%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Algorithms
2 4 (25.00%) Data Integration
3 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (6.25%) User Experience
4 1 (6.25%) Clustering
4 1 (6.25%) GIS
4 1 (6.25%) FMCG
4 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
4 1 (6.25%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) UNIX
2 4 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Analytics
2 6 (37.50%) Big Data Analytics
3 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
4 4 (25.00%) MapReduce
4 4 (25.00%) Data Analytics
4 4 (25.00%) UML
5 3 (18.75%) Process Management
6 2 (12.50%) Kanban
6 2 (12.50%) Scrum
6 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (12.50%) TDD
6 2 (12.50%) Change Control
6 2 (12.50%) Quality Management
6 2 (12.50%) BDD
6 2 (12.50%) ITIL
6 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 2 (12.50%) OO
6 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 2 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) Python
3 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (18.75%) C++
5 2 (12.50%) C#
6 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
6 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 1 (6.25%) PHP
6 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 2 (12.50%) vSphere
1 2 (12.50%) XenServer
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) HP
2 4 (25.00%) Vertica
2 4 (25.00%) Infobright
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) VMware
5 1 (6.25%) TIBCO
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle
5 1 (6.25%) Splunk
5 1 (6.25%) Zend
5 1 (6.25%) Greenplum
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