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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 24 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing Big Data 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 2.42% 0.47% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.97% 1.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£416 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.36% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £20.50 -
% change year-on-year
-21.95% -
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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
67 79 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 40.61% 37.44% 17.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 73 8
Average daily rate £435 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.35% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £316 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £451 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 £10.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.95% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.33 £34.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-27.10% +23.00%

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 22 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Perl
1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 4 (100.00%) Apache Hive
2 3 (75.00%) User Stories
2 3 (75.00%) Cyber Security
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Information Management
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (75.00%) Data Mining
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) Kibana
4 1 (25.00%) Check_MK
4 1 (25.00%) Apache Spark
4 1 (25.00%) Spark Streaming
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (25.00%) Apache Pig

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 1 (25.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Pig
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Apache Hive
2 3 (75.00%) Data Mining
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (50.00%) Big Data Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Visualisation
2 3 (75.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) User Stories
1 3 (75.00%) Cyber Security
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Information Management
1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Perl
1 4 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Kibana
1 1 (25.00%) Check_MK