The table below looks at the statistics for Big Data Analytics skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Big Data Analytics over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data Analytics
Rank 553 532 509
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -23
Contract jobs citing Big Data Analytics 11 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.023% 0.031% 0.012%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.030% 0.041% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 5
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£525 £550 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £550 -
% change year-on-year
-36.36% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36276 34482 29909
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.17% 75.38% 73.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 23210 21106 18166
Average daily rate £425 £408 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% +1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 964 1079 1107
Average hourly rate £28.19 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.33 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £47.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

Big Data Analytics
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Big Data Analytics across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Big Data Analytics Jobs Demand Trend in England

Big Data Analytics
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Big Data Analytics across the England region.

Big Data Analytics Daily Rate Trend in England

Big Data Analytics
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Big Data Analytics across the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Big Data Analytics Daily Rate Histogram in England

Big Data Analytics
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data Analytics within the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
London -16 10 £525 +14.13% 9
North West -13 1 £350 -44.00%
South East - - - - 2
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Big Data Analytics
UK

Big Data Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Big Data Analytics 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 Analytics.

1 28 (100.00%) Big Data
2 26 (92.86%) Analytics
3 22 (78.57%) Hadoop
4 13 (46.43%) Python
5 12 (42.86%) NoSQL
5 12 (42.86%) Apache Spark
6 11 (39.29%) Apache Hive
6 11 (39.29%) HBase
6 11 (39.29%) Java
7 9 (32.14%) UNIX
7 9 (32.14%) Data Analytics
8 8 (28.57%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (28.57%) Linux
8 8 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (25.00%) ETL
9 7 (25.00%) Scala
10 6 (21.43%) Splunk
10 6 (21.43%) Algorithms
11 5 (17.86%) Mentoring
11 5 (17.86%) Coaching
11 5 (17.86%) MapReduce
11 5 (17.86%) Apache Pig
11 5 (17.86%) Vertica
11 5 (17.86%) HP
11 5 (17.86%) SQL
12 4 (14.29%) UML
12 4 (14.29%) Data Mining
12 4 (14.29%) Infobright
12 4 (14.29%) Kafka

Big Data Analytics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Big Data Analytics 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 Analytics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (42.86%) Apache Spark
2 5 (17.86%) Apache Pig
3 3 (10.71%) Apache
4 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.57%) Apache Solr
5 1 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (7.14%) IaaS
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.14%) PaaS
3 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (100.00%) Big Data
2 22 (78.57%) Hadoop
3 12 (42.86%) NoSQL
4 11 (39.29%) HBase
4 11 (39.29%) Apache Hive
5 8 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (28.57%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (14.29%) Data Mining
7 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
8 2 (7.14%) OLTP
8 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (7.14%) Spotfire
8 2 (7.14%) Oracle OLAP
8 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (7.14%) MongoDB
8 2 (7.14%) MySQL
8 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
8 2 (7.14%) OLAP
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Games
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.57%) Advertising
3 1 (3.57%) Front Office
3 1 (3.57%) Back Office
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Developer
2 5 (17.86%) Big Data Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Software Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Data Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Lead Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Hadoop Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Big Data Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Big Data Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Data Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) Django
1 4 (14.29%) Kafka
2 3 (10.71%) Apache Avro
2 3 (10.71%) XML
2 3 (10.71%) JSON
3 2 (7.14%) .NET
4 1 (3.57%) CSS
4 1 (3.57%) HTML
4 1 (3.57%) Lucene
4 1 (3.57%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (3.57%) Java EE
4 1 (3.57%) Akka
4 1 (3.57%) Play Framework
4 1 (3.57%) RESTful
4 1 (3.57%) HTML5
4 1 (3.57%) REST
4 1 (3.57%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Algorithms
2 4 (14.29%) Data Integration
3 3 (10.71%) Open Source
3 3 (10.71%) Clustering
4 1 (3.57%) Replication
4 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (32.14%) UNIX
2 8 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (92.86%) Analytics
2 9 (32.14%) Data Analytics
3 7 (25.00%) ETL
3 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (17.86%) MapReduce
4 5 (17.86%) Mentoring
4 5 (17.86%) Coaching
5 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 4 (14.29%) UML
6 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (7.14%) Scrum
7 2 (7.14%) Data Analysis
8 1 (3.57%) Automated Testing
8 1 (3.57%) Data Management
8 1 (3.57%) Web Analytics
8 1 (3.57%) Requirements Management
8 1 (3.57%) Business Development
8 1 (3.57%) Data Mapping
8 1 (3.57%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) Python
2 11 (39.29%) Java
3 7 (25.00%) Scala
4 5 (17.86%) SQL
5 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.57%) Perl
6 1 (3.57%) PHP
6 1 (3.57%) Ruby
6 1 (3.57%) Haskell
6 1 (3.57%) OCaml
6 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.57%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Apache Flume
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (3.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (3.57%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Nagios
1 2 (7.14%) Mesos
2 1 (3.57%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (3.57%) OpenView
2 1 (3.57%) ZABBIX
2 1 (3.57%) Cacti
2 1 (3.57%) Munin
2 1 (3.57%) Puppet
2 1 (3.57%) Ambari
2 1 (3.57%) Oozie
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Splunk
2 5 (17.86%) Vertica
2 5 (17.86%) HP
3 4 (14.29%) Infobright
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle
5 2 (7.14%) IBM
5 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 2 (7.14%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (7.14%) Tableau
5 2 (7.14%) Teradata
5 2 (7.14%) Netezza
5 2 (7.14%) Cloudera
6 1 (3.57%) SaltStack
6 1 (3.57%) Greenplum
6 1 (3.57%) DoubleClick
6 1 (3.57%) Hortonworks
6 1 (3.57%) NetApp
6 1 (3.57%) Informatica
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco