The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the East of England region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 136 109 -
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -
Contract jobs citing Big Data 2 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.065% 0.32% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.27% 1.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 0
Average daily rate £475 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £488
% change year-on-year
- -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
743 452 680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.10% 20.36% 22.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 264 368
Average daily rate £375 £325 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 30 34
Average hourly rate £35.20 £28.63 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.96% -5.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £16.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £38.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
Big Data
England

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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire - 1 - - 2
Suffolk - 1 £475 -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 8
Essex - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 4
Norfolk - - - -
Big Data
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Hadoop
1 2 (66.67%) Apache Hive
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Groovy
2 1 (33.33%) DataPower
2 1 (33.33%) Scala
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (33.33%) OSGi
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) MapReduce
2 1 (33.33%) Web Application Development
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Pig
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Camel
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1 (33.33%) Drupal
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Pig
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Hadoop
1 2 (66.67%) Apache Hive
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Java Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) Ajax
1 1 (33.33%) Java EE
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) OSGi
1 1 (33.33%) REST
1 1 (33.33%) MapReduce
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) UML
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Groovy
2 1 (33.33%) Scala
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
Cambridgeshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + DOE, Negotiable
Posted: 21 days ago