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 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 58 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -
Contract jobs citing Big Data 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.42% 0.80% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.40% 2.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £413 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
-6.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.61 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year
+22.56% -
Big Data
South East

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
143 86 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 30.17% 34.40% 29.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 37 34
Average daily rate £350 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £288 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £508 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £11.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £32.30 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.39% -7.71%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 5 (71.43%) Hadoop
1 5 (71.43%) Analytics
2 4 (57.14%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (57.14%) DevOps
2 4 (57.14%) SIEM
2 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 4 (57.14%) HP
2 4 (57.14%) Apache
2 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
3 3 (42.86%) Use Case
3 3 (42.86%) NoSQL
3 3 (42.86%) ArcSight
4 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (28.57%) Banking
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) Unix
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 4 (57.14%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Hadoop
2 3 (42.86%) NoSQL
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
General
1 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) DBA
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle DBA
1 2 (28.57%) Senior DBA
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Oracle DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Hadoop Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Java Hadoop Developer
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (14.29%) NoSQL Developer
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Analytics
2 4 (57.14%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (57.14%) DevOps
2 4 (57.14%) SIEM
2 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) Use Case
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Big Data Analytics
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (14.29%) Data Analytics
5 1 (14.29%) Line Management
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) HP
2 3 (42.86%) ArcSight
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat