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 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 79 70 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Big Data 10 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.66% 0.65% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.29% 3.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 0
Average daily rate
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£456 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.60% -
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% -
Big Data
North West

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
304 239 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 20.05% 19.29% 24.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 136 112
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £458 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 7
Average hourly rate £19.00 £38.75 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.96% -4.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £24.59 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £87.50 £190.00
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 Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Big Data across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015.

Big Data Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 21 (75.00%) Hadoop
2 15 (53.57%) NoSQL
3 14 (50.00%) Open Source
4 13 (46.43%) Linux
4 13 (46.43%) OO
5 12 (42.86%) Java
5 12 (42.86%) SQL
5 12 (42.86%) Web Services
5 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (39.29%) Oracle
7 10 (35.71%) MongoDB
8 9 (32.14%) MapReduce
8 9 (32.14%) TDD
9 8 (28.57%) Windows
9 8 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (25.00%) Test Scripting
10 7 (25.00%) AMQP
10 7 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
10 7 (25.00%) Confluence
10 7 (25.00%) Java EE
10 7 (25.00%) JSON
10 7 (25.00%) JIRA
10 7 (25.00%) Atlassian
10 7 (25.00%) DV Cleared
10 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
10 7 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (25.00%) Mercurial
10 7 (25.00%) Cucumber
10 7 (25.00%) Puppet
10 7 (25.00%) Gradle

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 7 (25.00%) Confluence
1 7 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (7.14%) Apache Pig
2 2 (7.14%) Node.js
3 1 (3.57%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (7.14%) IaaS
3 1 (3.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) AMQP
1 7 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (75.00%) Hadoop
2 15 (53.57%) NoSQL
3 10 (35.71%) MongoDB
4 7 (25.00%) Oracle Database
5 5 (17.86%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (14.29%) Redis
7 2 (7.14%) Data Mining
7 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
7 2 (7.14%) Pentaho
7 2 (7.14%) Apache Hive
7 2 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (3.57%) HBase
8 1 (3.57%) Sqoop
8 1 (3.57%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) JIRA
1 7 (25.00%) Mercurial
1 7 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 7 (25.00%) Gradle
1 7 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 7 (25.00%) Ant
1 7 (25.00%) JUnit
1 7 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Games
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.57%) Advertising
3 1 (3.57%) Electronics
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Developer
2 8 (28.57%) Architect
3 7 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Software Architect
4 4 (14.29%) Hadoop Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Teradata DBA
5 3 (10.71%) DBA
5 3 (10.71%) Data Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Architect
6 2 (7.14%) ETL Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Digital Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Teradata Specialist
6 2 (7.14%) Big Data Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Digital Technical Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Linux Software Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Designer
7 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Data Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (3.57%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (42.86%) Web Services
2 7 (25.00%) Java EE
2 7 (25.00%) JSON
2 7 (25.00%) JMS
2 7 (25.00%) EJB
3 5 (17.86%) .NET
4 3 (10.71%) AngularJS
5 2 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (3.57%) Kafka
6 1 (3.57%) Akka
6 1 (3.57%) WCF
6 1 (3.57%) HTML5
6 1 (3.57%) HTML
6 1 (3.57%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (50.00%) Open Source
2 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.71%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.57%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.57%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.57%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 13 (46.43%) Linux
2 8 (28.57%) Windows
3 7 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) OO
2 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (32.14%) MapReduce
3 9 (32.14%) TDD
4 8 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 7 (25.00%) User Stories
5 7 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 7 (25.00%) Scrum
5 7 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 7 (25.00%) Software Delivery
6 4 (14.29%) Analytics
7 3 (10.71%) DevOps
8 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (7.14%) CRM
8 2 (7.14%) ETL
8 2 (7.14%) Migration
8 2 (7.14%) Data Analysis
8 2 (7.14%) Performance Management
8 2 (7.14%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) Java
1 12 (42.86%) SQL
2 6 (21.43%) C++
3 5 (17.86%) Python
3 5 (17.86%) Ruby
4 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.14%) Assembly Language
4 2 (7.14%) R
5 1 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) Puppet
1 7 (25.00%) Vagrant
2 2 (7.14%) StatsD
2 2 (7.14%) Oozie
2 2 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Oracle
2 7 (25.00%) Atlassian
2 7 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (17.86%) Teradata
4 3 (10.71%) IBM
5 2 (7.14%) Citrix
5 2 (7.14%) Tableau
5 2 (7.14%) Apigee
5 2 (7.14%) Mashery
6 1 (3.57%) DoubleClick
6 1 (3.57%) SAP
6 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
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