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 26 July 2016 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 100 88 78
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -10
Contract jobs citing Big Data 4 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 0.68% 0.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.95% 2.90% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 1
Median daily rate £550 £400 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -30.43%
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £463 £438
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.25 - £20.50
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
419 379 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 22.80% 23.34% 20.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 269 168
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 6
Median hourly rate £27.50 £19.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.73% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.10 £18.30 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £19.55 £26.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +14.00%

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 26 July 2016.

Big Data Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, 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 6 (75.00%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) Hadoop
3 4 (50.00%) Puppet
4 3 (37.50%) ETL
4 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (37.50%) Data Integration
5 2 (25.00%) Data Architecture
5 2 (25.00%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (25.00%) Scala
5 2 (25.00%) Quality Management
5 2 (25.00%) Data Management
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) Web Services
5 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (25.00%) EAI
5 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
5 2 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (25.00%) Open Source
5 2 (25.00%) Talend
5 2 (25.00%) Data Quality
5 2 (25.00%) Analytics
5 2 (25.00%) Master Data Management
5 2 (25.00%) Ansible
5 2 (25.00%) Docker
5 2 (25.00%) DevOps
5 2 (25.00%) Kubernetes
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (25.00%) Mesos
5 2 (25.00%) Reference Data

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 1 (12.50%) Apache Spark
1 1 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Sentinel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Hadoop
2 2 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (12.50%) Apache Hive
3 1 (12.50%) HBase
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Big Data Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Data Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Ab Initio Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Data Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Hadoop Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Java Architect
2 1 (12.50%) MATLAB Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Integration
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Reference Data
3 1 (12.50%) Credit Risk
3 1 (12.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) ETL
2 2 (25.00%) Analytics
2 2 (25.00%) Data Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) Data Management
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) EAI
2 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (25.00%) Master Data Management
2 2 (25.00%) Open Source
2 2 (25.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) BDD
3 1 (12.50%) Big Data Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Security Operations
3 1 (12.50%) Server Building
3 1 (12.50%) SIEM
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) Scala
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) MATLAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Docker
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Puppet
2 2 (25.00%) Ansible
2 2 (25.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (25.00%) Mesos
3 1 (12.50%) Kibana
3 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Talend
2 1 (12.50%) Ab Initio
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Intel
2 1 (12.50%) Intel Security
2 1 (12.50%) NetIQ
2 1 (12.50%) Sourcefire