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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 75 82 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Big Data 16 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.14% 0.087% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.80% 0.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -
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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
333 281 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 23.70% 24.33% 25.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 166 177
Average daily rate £325 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 19
Average hourly rate £24.00 £21.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.94% -29.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.15 £17.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £157.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.19%

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 19 December 2014.

Big Data Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 11 (55.00%) SQL
1 11 (55.00%) Hadoop
2 10 (50.00%) OO
3 9 (45.00%) .NET
3 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (45.00%) NoSQL
4 8 (40.00%) Open Source
4 8 (40.00%) TDD
4 8 (40.00%) Web Services
5 7 (35.00%) Java
5 7 (35.00%) Linux
6 6 (30.00%) C#
6 6 (30.00%) MVC
6 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (30.00%) BDD
7 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (25.00%) Ruby
7 5 (25.00%) C++
7 5 (25.00%) SOA
7 5 (25.00%) Python
8 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
8 4 (20.00%) RESTful
8 4 (20.00%) jQuery
8 4 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
8 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
8 4 (20.00%) Refactoring
8 4 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 2 (10.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (10.00%) Confluence
2 1 (5.00%) Apache Pig
2 1 (5.00%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Internet
1 2 (10.00%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) Hadoop
2 9 (45.00%) NoSQL
3 4 (20.00%) Redis
4 3 (15.00%) MongoDB
4 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (10.00%) Apache Hive
5 2 (10.00%) Couchbase
6 1 (5.00%) HBase
6 1 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (5.00%) Sqoop
6 1 (5.00%) QlikView
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (10.00%) Ant
1 2 (10.00%) JUnit
1 2 (10.00%) Subversion
1 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (10.00%) Mercurial
1 2 (10.00%) JIRA
1 2 (10.00%) Gradle
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.00%) Games
3 1 (5.00%) Electronics
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Software Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Data Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Web Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Big Data Architect
5 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Hadoop Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Big Data Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Big Data Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Linux Software Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Insight Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Data Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Data Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) .NET
2 8 (40.00%) Web Services
3 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (20.00%) RESTful
3 4 (20.00%) jQuery
3 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 3 (15.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (15.00%) HTML5
4 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (15.00%) HTML
4 3 (15.00%) CSS
4 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (10.00%) Dapper ORM
5 2 (10.00%) JMS
5 2 (10.00%) EJB
5 2 (10.00%) Ajax
5 2 (10.00%) JSON
5 2 (10.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Open Source
2 3 (15.00%) N-Tier
3 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (5.00%) Economics
4 1 (5.00%) GIS
4 1 (5.00%) DTV
4 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) OO
2 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (40.00%) TDD
4 6 (30.00%) MVC
4 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (30.00%) BDD
5 5 (25.00%) SOA
6 4 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Refactoring
6 4 (20.00%) ATDD
7 3 (15.00%) MapReduce
7 3 (15.00%) Analytics
7 3 (15.00%) DevOps
8 2 (10.00%) ETL
8 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
8 2 (10.00%) Scrum
8 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
8 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) SQL
2 7 (35.00%) Java
3 6 (30.00%) C#
4 5 (25.00%) Ruby
4 5 (25.00%) C++
4 5 (25.00%) Python
5 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (5.00%) R
7 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Vagrant
1 2 (10.00%) Puppet
2 1 (5.00%) Oozie
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (10.00%) Atlassian
4 1 (5.00%) Splunk
4 1 (5.00%) SAP
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