The table below looks at the statistics for Big Data skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Big Data
North West / Manchester
Rank 77 99 75
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -24
Contract jobs citing Big Data 15 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.07% 0.41% 1.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.72% 1.77% 4.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 16
Median daily rate £513 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% +15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £465 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £635 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £46.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +27.39%

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 Manchester region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
318 452 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 22.76% 23.06% 23.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 278 226
Median daily rate £363 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 7
Median hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.21% -24.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Big Data as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Big Data Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Big Data
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Big Data Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Big Data
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Big Data across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Big Data Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Big Data also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 21 (67.74%) Hadoop
2 18 (58.06%) Java
3 13 (41.94%) Python
4 11 (35.48%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (32.26%) Finance
5 10 (32.26%) Apache Spark
6 9 (29.03%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (25.81%) Linux
7 8 (25.81%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (22.58%) Puppet
8 7 (22.58%) Open Source
8 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (22.58%) Marketing
9 6 (19.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 6 (19.35%) Digital Marketing
9 6 (19.35%) Manufacturing
9 6 (19.35%) Electronics
9 6 (19.35%) Telecoms
9 6 (19.35%) Programme Management
9 6 (19.35%) C
9 6 (19.35%) SQL
9 6 (19.35%) SAP
10 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
10 5 (16.13%) Scala
10 5 (16.13%) Google
10 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (16.13%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (12.90%) NoSQL
11 4 (12.90%) TDD
11 4 (12.90%) JSON

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (32.26%) Apache Spark
2 3 (9.68%) SAS
3 2 (6.45%) nginx
4 1 (3.23%) Apache
4 1 (3.23%) Apache Pig
4 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.23%) OpenStack
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 6 (19.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (29.03%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (16.13%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (6.45%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Kerberos
1 2 (6.45%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (67.74%) Hadoop
2 4 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (12.90%) NoSQL
3 3 (9.68%) MySQL
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.45%) HDInsight
4 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.45%) Spark SQL
5 1 (3.23%) Apache Hive
5 1 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (3.23%) Data Lake
5 1 (3.23%) Data Mining
5 1 (3.23%) DB2
5 1 (3.23%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.23%) QlikView
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.45%) Maven
2 2 (6.45%) Subversion
3 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.23%) JUnit
3 1 (3.23%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (32.26%) Finance
2 7 (22.58%) Marketing
3 6 (19.35%) Electronics
3 6 (19.35%) Manufacturing
3 6 (19.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.23%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Developer
2 7 (22.58%) Architect
3 5 (16.13%) Big Data Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Data Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Hadoop Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Apache Spark Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Data Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) Big Data Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Big Data Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Data Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (6.45%) Hadoop Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Python Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Python Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) JSON
2 2 (6.45%) .NET
2 2 (6.45%) Ajax
2 2 (6.45%) CSS
2 2 (6.45%) CSS3
2 2 (6.45%) Ext JS
2 2 (6.45%) HTML
2 2 (6.45%) HTML5
2 2 (6.45%) J2EE
2 2 (6.45%) Middleware
2 2 (6.45%) REST
2 2 (6.45%) Spark Streaming
2 2 (6.45%) Spring
2 2 (6.45%) Web Services
3 1 (3.23%) Hibernate
3 1 (3.23%) Java EE
3 1 (3.23%) RESTful
3 1 (3.23%) Servlets
3 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
1 3 (9.68%) PKI
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Credit Risk
3 1 (3.23%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Statistics
3 1 (3.23%) Telematics
3 1 (3.23%) User Experience
3 1 (3.23%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (6.45%) Unix
3 1 (3.23%) AIX
3 1 (3.23%) Android
3 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (25.81%) Continuous Delivery
3 7 (22.58%) Open Source
4 6 (19.35%) Digital Marketing
4 6 (19.35%) Programme Management
5 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (12.90%) BDD
6 4 (12.90%) ETL
6 4 (12.90%) TDD
7 3 (9.68%) Analytics
7 3 (9.68%) Data Architecture
7 3 (9.68%) Data Modelling
8 2 (6.45%) Data Management
8 2 (6.45%) Kanban
8 2 (6.45%) Pair Programming
8 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
8 2 (6.45%) Scrum
8 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
8 2 (6.45%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (6.45%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 18 (58.06%) Java
2 13 (41.94%) Python
3 6 (19.35%) C
3 6 (19.35%) SQL
4 5 (16.13%) Scala
5 3 (9.68%) C#
5 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.45%) F#
6 2 (6.45%) Perl
7 1 (3.23%) C++
7 1 (3.23%) Groovy
7 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) RHCE
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Docker
1 2 (6.45%) KVM
1 2 (6.45%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.23%) HDFS
2 1 (3.23%) vCloud
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) Puppet
2 3 (9.68%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (6.45%) Ganglia
3 2 (6.45%) Nagios
3 2 (6.45%) Salt
3 2 (6.45%) SELinux
4 1 (3.23%) Kibana
4 1 (3.23%) Kubernetes
4 1 (3.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) SAP
2 5 (16.13%) Google
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle
4 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.45%) SaltStack
4 2 (6.45%) Splunk
4 2 (6.45%) Tableau
5 1 (3.23%) Hortonworks
5 1 (3.23%) HP
5 1 (3.23%) Intel
5 1 (3.23%) Micro Focus
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.23%) VMware
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