The table below looks at the statistics for Big Data skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank - 36 -
Contract jobs citing Big Data 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - 0.69% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 1.83% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.70% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £67.00 £20.00 -
% change year-on-year
+235.00% -
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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 Kent region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
60 109 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 19.74% 37.72% 12.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 69 35
Average daily rate £340 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £268 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £30.75 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +1.65%

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Big Data Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Big Data
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Big Data Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Big Data
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 2 (66.67%) WPF
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) LINQ
1 2 (66.67%) Visualisation
2 1 (33.33%) Complex Event Processing
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) StreamInsight
2 1 (33.33%) Laravel
2 1 (33.33%) Neo4j
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Symfony
2 1 (33.33%) LAMP

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) StreamInsight
2 1 (33.33%) Neo4j
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) WPF
1 2 (66.67%) LINQ
2 1 (33.33%) Laravel
2 1 (33.33%) Symfony
2 1 (33.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Visualisation
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) Complex Event Processing
1 1 (33.33%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft