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 17 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 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Big Data 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire - - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
83 65 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 21.17% 19.52% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 41 102
Average daily rate £350 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 3
Average hourly rate £29.50 £24.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.40% -10.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £24.50 £23.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £24.50 £34.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
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
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 17 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
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Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham - - - - 1
Big Data
South West

Big Data
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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%) DV Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) RESTful
1 3 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (100.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (66.67%) Software Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) LDAP
3 1 (33.33%) PKI
3 1 (33.33%) Elasticsearch

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (100.00%) MongoDB
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat