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 29 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 100 85 81
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -4
Contract jobs citing Big Data 4 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 0.72% 0.58%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.41% 3.50% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 2
Average daily rate £448 £469 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.53% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £366 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £500 £443
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
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
284 343 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.68% 20.69% 22.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 188 170
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 12
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £19.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -4.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £32.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.80% -8.28%

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 29 April 2016.

Big Data Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 6 (54.55%) Hadoop
2 5 (45.45%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (36.36%) ETL
3 4 (36.36%) Java
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) Web Services
3 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (27.27%) Data Management
4 3 (27.27%) Data Integration
4 3 (27.27%) Apache Hive
4 3 (27.27%) NoSQL
4 3 (27.27%) Analytics
4 3 (27.27%) Apache Spark
5 2 (18.18%) Puppet
5 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (18.18%) SDLC
5 2 (18.18%) Tableau
5 2 (18.18%) Master Data Management
5 2 (18.18%) R
5 2 (18.18%) Data Architecture
5 2 (18.18%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (18.18%) Data Quality
5 2 (18.18%) Digital Media
5 2 (18.18%) New Media
5 2 (18.18%) HBase
5 2 (18.18%) Talend
5 2 (18.18%) Cloudera
5 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (18.18%) Reference Data
5 2 (18.18%) Predictive Analytics

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 3 (27.27%) Apache Spark
2 2 (18.18%) SAS
3 1 (9.09%) Apache Pig
3 1 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) Hadoop
2 5 (45.45%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (27.27%) Apache Hive
3 3 (27.27%) NoSQL
4 2 (18.18%) HBase
4 2 (18.18%) Snowflake Schema
4 2 (18.18%) Star Schema
5 1 (9.09%) Impala
5 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
5 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (9.09%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Big Data Consultant
3 3 (27.27%) Data Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Data Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) Hadoop Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Data Modeller
5 1 (9.09%) Designer
5 1 (9.09%) Digital Designer
5 1 (9.09%) Java Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (9.09%) Tableau Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Technology Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Data Integration
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Digital Media
2 2 (18.18%) New Media
2 2 (18.18%) Reference Data
2 2 (18.18%) Visualisation
3 1 (9.09%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (9.09%) Internet of Things
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 1 (9.09%) PKI
3 1 (9.09%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) ETL
2 3 (27.27%) Analytics
2 3 (27.27%) Data Management
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Data Architecture
3 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
3 2 (18.18%) EAI
3 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (18.18%) Master Data Management
3 2 (18.18%) Predictive Analytics
3 2 (18.18%) Quality Management
3 2 (18.18%) SDLC
3 2 (18.18%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) BDD
4 1 (9.09%) Big Data Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) MapReduce
4 1 (9.09%) Open Source
4 1 (9.09%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Python
2 2 (18.18%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Apache Flume
1 1 (9.09%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Puppet
2 1 (9.09%) Kibana
2 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Cloudera
1 2 (18.18%) Tableau
1 2 (18.18%) Talend
2 1 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) Intel
2 1 (9.09%) Intel Security
2 1 (9.09%) NetIQ
2 1 (9.09%) Sourcefire
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