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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 135 121 138
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +17
Contract jobs citing Big Data 10 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.32% 0.083% 0.098%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.31% 0.38% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 0
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£425 £538 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.93% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.00 -
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
766 527 674
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.62% 21.96% 21.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 501 299 369
Average daily rate £363 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 25 44
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.41 £32.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.44% -16.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.18 £22.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £140.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%

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 2 September 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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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 10 £425 - 16
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Norfolk - - - - 1
Suffolk - - - - 1
Bedfordshire - - - -
Big Data
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 11 (50.00%) jQuery
2 10 (45.45%) Degree
3 9 (40.91%) Computer Science
3 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (40.91%) C#
3 9 (40.91%) C++
3 9 (40.91%) .NET
4 7 (31.82%) Java
4 7 (31.82%) OO
4 7 (31.82%) Python
4 7 (31.82%) TDD
4 7 (31.82%) Scrum
4 7 (31.82%) Selenium
4 7 (31.82%) Kanban
4 7 (31.82%) Jenkins
5 6 (27.27%) D3.js
5 6 (27.27%) Splunk
5 6 (27.27%) Django
5 6 (27.27%) Hadoop
5 6 (27.27%) Visualisation
5 6 (27.27%) BDD
5 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 6 (27.27%) SVG
5 6 (27.27%) IIS
5 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
6 5 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (22.73%) E-Commerce
6 5 (22.73%) GIS
6 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
6 5 (22.73%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (27.27%) IIS
2 4 (18.18%) Apache
2 4 (18.18%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.55%) WordPress
3 1 (4.55%) Apache Pig
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) osCommerce
1 1 (4.55%) Magento
1 1 (4.55%) Zen Cart
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) HTTP
1 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
1 6 (27.27%) Hadoop
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (18.18%) MongoDB
3 3 (13.64%) NoSQL
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 2 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (9.09%) RDBMS
5 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (4.55%) Apache Hive
5 1 (4.55%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Selenium
1 7 (31.82%) Jenkins
2 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 3 (13.64%) Cucumber
3 3 (13.64%) FitNesse
3 3 (13.64%) JUnit
3 3 (13.64%) Maven
General
1 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
1 5 (22.73%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Developer
2 7 (31.82%) Python Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Python/Django Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Automation Tester
5 3 (13.64%) Tester
5 3 (13.64%) Software Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) C++ Developer
6 2 (9.09%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Business Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Technical Tester
6 2 (9.09%) Selenium Tester
7 1 (4.55%) Django Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Hadoop Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Lead Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 1 (4.55%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) jQuery
2 9 (40.91%) .NET
3 6 (27.27%) SVG
3 6 (27.27%) Django
3 6 (27.27%) D3.js
4 4 (18.18%) Dojo
4 4 (18.18%) Web Services
5 2 (9.09%) XML
5 2 (9.09%) Swing
6 1 (4.55%) Zend Framework
6 1 (4.55%) CakePHP
6 1 (4.55%) XML-RPC
6 1 (4.55%) JSON
6 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
6 1 (4.55%) HTML
6 1 (4.55%) Ext JS
6 1 (4.55%) HTML5
6 1 (4.55%) Twisted
6 1 (4.55%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Computer Science
2 6 (27.27%) Visualisation
3 5 (22.73%) GIS
4 1 (4.55%) Clustering
4 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.55%) FMCG
4 1 (4.55%) Smart Meter
4 1 (4.55%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) UNIX
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
1 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) TDD
2 7 (31.82%) OO
2 7 (31.82%) Scrum
2 7 (31.82%) Kanban
3 6 (27.27%) BDD
4 5 (22.73%) E-Commerce
4 5 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (18.18%) Feature Driven Development
6 3 (13.64%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (13.64%) Test-First Development
6 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
6 3 (13.64%) Extreme Programming
6 3 (13.64%) Automated Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
7 2 (9.09%) Pair Programming
7 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (4.55%) Business Analytics
8 1 (4.55%) Analytics
8 1 (4.55%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) C#
1 9 (40.91%) C++
2 7 (31.82%) Java
2 7 (31.82%) Python
3 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 4 (18.18%) SQL
5 3 (13.64%) VB.NET
5 3 (13.64%) Ruby
6 1 (4.55%) Erlang
6 1 (4.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Oozie
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Splunk
2 4 (18.18%) JBoss
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.55%) Zend
4 1 (4.55%) Cloudera