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 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 41 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Big Data 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.21% - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.95% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate £425 - -
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
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
88 69 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 27.76% 25.27% 24.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 33 31
Average daily rate £330 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £410 £513
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 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
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sevenoaks - 1 £425 -
Big Data
South East

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
1 6 (60.00%) Hadoop
1 6 (60.00%) Analytics
2 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle
3 4 (40.00%) Apache
3 4 (40.00%) HP
3 4 (40.00%) NoSQL
3 4 (40.00%) SIEM
3 4 (40.00%) Banking
3 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (40.00%) DevOps
4 3 (30.00%) Master Data Management
4 3 (30.00%) Use Case
4 3 (30.00%) Retail
4 3 (30.00%) Data Management
4 3 (30.00%) ArcSight
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (20.00%) Automotive
5 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (20.00%) ISEB
5 2 (20.00%) Informatica
5 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (20.00%) PowerDesigner
5 2 (20.00%) ERwin
5 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (20.00%) ETL

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 (40.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) Hadoop
2 4 (40.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (10.00%) HDInsight
4 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) ERwin
1 2 (20.00%) PowerDesigner
1 2 (20.00%) Rational Rose
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Banking
2 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (30.00%) Retail
4 2 (20.00%) Automotive
4 2 (20.00%) Local Government
4 2 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) DBA
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
1 2 (20.00%) Senior DBA
1 2 (20.00%) Senior Oracle DBA
2 1 (10.00%) Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Big Data Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Data Analytics Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Data Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Hadoop Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (10.00%) NoSQL Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Analytics
1 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (40.00%) DevOps
2 4 (40.00%) SIEM
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Data Management
3 3 (30.00%) Master Data Management
3 3 (30.00%) Project Management
3 3 (30.00%) Use Case
4 2 (20.00%) Business Transformation
4 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (20.00%) DSDM
4 2 (20.00%) ETL
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (20.00%) RUP
4 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (20.00%) UML
4 2 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) HP
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) ArcSight
3 2 (20.00%) IBM
3 2 (20.00%) Informatica
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (20.00%) Sybase