The first table below looks at the demand for Big Data skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 28 July 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 Gloucestershire 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 46 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Big Data 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.45% - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.82% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £400 £419
% change year-on-year
+10.93% -4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
110 37 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 24.55% 15.10% 25.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 29 84
Average daily rate £375 £363 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £405 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £33.00 - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.40
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -1.31%
Big Data
South West

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Big Data across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Big Data Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (66.67%) Apache Ivy
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) Maven
2 2 (66.67%) Lua
2 2 (66.67%) Release Management
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) ClearCase
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) Ant
2 2 (66.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (66.67%) Struts
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Ant
1 2 (66.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (66.67%) ClearCase
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
1 2 (66.67%) Maven
1 2 (66.67%) Apache Ivy
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Java Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
1 2 (66.67%) Struts
1 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Release Management
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Lua
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat