The table below looks at the statistics for Big Data skills in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 14 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Big Data 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 2.38% - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.38% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £360 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £473 £475 £565
% change year-on-year
-0.52% -15.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.50 £36.50 -
% change year-on-year
+27.39% -
Big Data
Suffolk

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 Ipswich region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
13 41 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 15.48% 30.60% 29.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 25 26
Average daily rate £338 £403 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.14% +7.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £305 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

Big Data Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Big Data
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Big Data Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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 10 (83.33%) Java
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) Visualisation
3 7 (58.33%) Apache Hive
3 7 (58.33%) Linux
4 6 (50.00%) Client/Server
4 6 (50.00%) Windows
4 6 (50.00%) Information Management
4 6 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
4 6 (50.00%) User Stories
4 6 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (50.00%) Kibana
5 5 (41.67%) Check_MK
5 5 (41.67%) Apache Spark
5 5 (41.67%) Spark Streaming
5 5 (41.67%) Python
5 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (41.67%) Data Mining
5 5 (41.67%) Perl
5 5 (41.67%) Oracle
5 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
6 4 (33.33%) .NET
6 4 (33.33%) SOA
6 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
6 4 (33.33%) TOGAF
6 4 (33.33%) Hadoop
7 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
7 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
8 1 (8.33%) AOP

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (41.67%) Apache Spark
3 1 (8.33%) Apache Pig
3 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) Apache Hive
2 5 (41.67%) Data Mining
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (33.33%) Hadoop
4 1 (8.33%) HBase
4 1 (8.33%) Impala
4 1 (8.33%) MySQL
4 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Gradle
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (8.33%) JUnit
1 1 (8.33%) Maven
1 1 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Architect
2 5 (41.67%) Big Data Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Architect
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Big Data Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Data Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Hadoop Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Data Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Spark Streaming
2 4 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) Ajax
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) D3.js
3 1 (8.33%) ELK Stack
3 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) HTML5
3 1 (8.33%) J2EE
3 1 (8.33%) JPA
3 1 (8.33%) jQuery
3 1 (8.33%) JSON
3 1 (8.33%) RESTful
3 1 (8.33%) Spring
3 1 (8.33%) Spring MVC
3 1 (8.33%) Struts
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Visualisation
2 6 (50.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
2 6 (50.00%) Information Management
2 6 (50.00%) User Stories
3 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (33.33%) SOA
4 4 (33.33%) TOGAF
5 1 (8.33%) AOP
5 1 (8.33%) MVC
5 1 (8.33%) Refactoring
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) TDD
5 1 (8.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) Perl
2 5 (41.67%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) Kibana
2 5 (41.67%) Check_MK
3 1 (8.33%) Oozie
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Cloudera
2 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com