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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 117 126 120
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Contract jobs citing Big Data 28 20 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.90% 0.66% 0.042%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.99% 2.68% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 1
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£450 £425 £675
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -37.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £438 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £20.50 -
% change year-on-year
+143.90% -
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
701 747 500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 22.52% 24.62% 20.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 459 301
Average daily rate £350 £358 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.09% +2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 25 30
Average hourly rate £23.50 £31.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.19% +19.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £22.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.00 £77.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Suffolk - 12 £425 -
Cambridgeshire -16 8 £450 +5.88% 15
Bedfordshire - 4 £575 -
Hertfordshire -11 3 £500 - 5
East Anglia - 1 - -
Big Data
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 27 (62.79%) Hadoop
2 18 (41.86%) Apache Hive
3 16 (37.21%) Java
4 15 (34.88%) Linux
5 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (32.56%) Apache Pig
6 13 (30.23%) Windows
7 12 (27.91%) SQL Server
7 12 (27.91%) Apache Spark
8 11 (25.58%) HDFS
8 11 (25.58%) Impala
9 10 (23.26%) Service Delivery
9 10 (23.26%) Analytics
10 9 (20.93%) Sqoop
11 8 (18.60%) Oracle
11 8 (18.60%) SQL
11 8 (18.60%) UNIX
11 8 (18.60%) E-Commerce
11 8 (18.60%) ETL
12 7 (16.28%) Scala
13 6 (13.95%) Visualisation
13 6 (13.95%) Data Migration
13 6 (13.95%) Data Protection
13 6 (13.95%) Data Integration
13 6 (13.95%) Data Architecture
13 6 (13.95%) Data Management
13 6 (13.95%) Data Protection Act
13 6 (13.95%) Infrastructure Management
13 6 (13.95%) Performance Tuning
13 6 (13.95%) Amazon AWS

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 14 (32.56%) Apache Pig
2 12 (27.91%) Apache Spark
3 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
3 4 (9.30%) WorkSite
3 4 (9.30%) Apache Solr
4 3 (6.98%) SAS
4 3 (6.98%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.33%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) LAN
1 4 (9.30%) WAN
1 4 (9.30%) VPN
1 4 (9.30%) MPLS
1 4 (9.30%) Firewall
2 1 (2.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (62.79%) Hadoop
2 18 (41.86%) Apache Hive
3 12 (27.91%) SQL Server
4 11 (25.58%) Impala
5 9 (20.93%) Sqoop
6 5 (11.63%) MongoDB
6 5 (11.63%) Data Mining
6 5 (11.63%) Amazon Redshift
7 4 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (9.30%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (4.65%) NoSQL
8 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (2.33%) OLAP
9 1 (2.33%) PowerCenter
9 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (2.33%) Text Mining
9 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (2.33%) HBase
9 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (13.95%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.65%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (37.21%) Developer
2 10 (23.26%) Hadoop Developer
3 7 (16.28%) Architect
4 6 (13.95%) Project Manager
4 6 (13.95%) Data Architect
5 4 (9.30%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Test Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Technical Project Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Big Data Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Technical Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Integration Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Systems Integration Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Portfolio Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Designer
7 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Designer
7 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Platform Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Systems Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) J2EE
2 2 (4.65%) Spark Streaming
3 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Data Protection Act
1 6 (13.95%) Data Integration
1 6 (13.95%) Visualisation
2 5 (11.63%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.88%) Linux
2 13 (30.23%) Windows
3 8 (18.60%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (23.26%) Service Delivery
2 10 (23.26%) Analytics
3 8 (18.60%) ETL
3 8 (18.60%) E-Commerce
4 6 (13.95%) Migration
4 6 (13.95%) Scrum
4 6 (13.95%) Data Management
4 6 (13.95%) Data Migration
4 6 (13.95%) Data Protection
4 6 (13.95%) Data Architecture
4 6 (13.95%) Infrastructure Management
4 6 (13.95%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (11.63%) Cyber Security
5 5 (11.63%) User Stories
5 5 (11.63%) Information Management
5 5 (11.63%) TDD
5 5 (11.63%) PRINCE2
6 4 (9.30%) Configuration Management
6 4 (9.30%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (37.21%) Java
2 8 (18.60%) SQL
3 7 (16.28%) Scala
4 5 (11.63%) Perl
4 5 (11.63%) Python
5 3 (6.98%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.33%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Degree
1 4 (9.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (25.58%) HDFS
2 4 (9.30%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.30%) Hyper-V
2 4 (9.30%) XenServer
2 4 (9.30%) vSphere
3 1 (2.33%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) Oozie
2 2 (4.65%) Kibana
2 2 (4.65%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) Oracle
2 6 (13.95%) VMware
3 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.63%) Cloudera
4 4 (9.30%) HP
4 4 (9.30%) Vertica
4 4 (9.30%) Infobright
5 2 (4.65%) Teradata
5 2 (4.65%) Tableau
5 2 (4.65%) Cognos
6 1 (2.33%) Informatica