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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 86 78 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Big Data 12 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.74% 0.39% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.30% 1.92% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £575 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.43% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £444 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.22% +4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.50 -
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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
364 260 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 22.48% 20.50% 20.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 169 132
Average daily rate £375 £325 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 3
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.30 £9.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.55 £33.70 £18.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 28 July 2015.

Big Data Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (54.17%) Hadoop
2 12 (50.00%) Open Source
3 9 (37.50%) TDD
4 8 (33.33%) Oracle
4 8 (33.33%) OO
4 8 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (29.17%) ETL
5 7 (29.17%) Scrum
6 6 (25.00%) Subversion
6 6 (25.00%) Linux
6 6 (25.00%) Java
6 6 (25.00%) Pentaho
6 6 (25.00%) Mercurial
6 6 (25.00%) MapReduce
6 6 (25.00%) MongoDB
6 6 (25.00%) Software Delivery
7 5 (20.83%) SDLC
7 5 (20.83%) NoSQL
7 5 (20.83%) Windows
7 5 (20.83%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (16.67%) Teradata
8 4 (16.67%) Finance
8 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 4 (16.67%) Java EE
8 4 (16.67%) JSON
8 4 (16.67%) JIRA
8 4 (16.67%) JMS
8 4 (16.67%) Eclipse
8 4 (16.67%) Red Hat

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 4 (16.67%) WebLogic
1 4 (16.67%) Confluence
2 2 (8.33%) Node.js
2 2 (8.33%) Apache Spark
3 1 (4.17%) Apache Pig
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.33%) PaaS
1 2 (8.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) Internet
1 4 (16.67%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (54.17%) Hadoop
2 6 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 6 (25.00%) Pentaho
3 5 (20.83%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (20.83%) NoSQL
4 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database
5 2 (8.33%) IBM BigInsights
5 2 (8.33%) Data Mining
5 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (4.17%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Subversion
1 6 (25.00%) Mercurial
2 4 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 4 (16.67%) Gradle
2 4 (16.67%) JIRA
2 4 (16.67%) Ant
2 4 (16.67%) JUnit
2 4 (16.67%) Eclipse
3 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Marketing
3 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.33%) Electronics
3 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Hadoop Developer
5 2 (8.33%) ETL Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (8.33%) C Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Teradata DBA
5 2 (8.33%) DBA
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Digital Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Digital Technical Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Data Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Designer
6 1 (4.17%) Big Data Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Teradata Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) Web Services
1 4 (16.67%) JMS
1 4 (16.67%) Java EE
1 4 (16.67%) JSON
1 4 (16.67%) EJB
2 3 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 2 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (8.33%) Akka
3 2 (8.33%) SOAP
3 2 (8.33%) WCF
3 2 (8.33%) RESTful
4 1 (4.17%) HTML5
4 1 (4.17%) Kafka
4 1 (4.17%) HTML
4 1 (4.17%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Data Structures
2 2 (8.33%) Algorithms
2 2 (8.33%) DTV
2 2 (8.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.17%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Linux
2 5 (20.83%) Windows
3 4 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (50.00%) Open Source
3 9 (37.50%) TDD
4 8 (33.33%) OO
4 8 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (29.17%) ETL
5 7 (29.17%) Scrum
6 6 (25.00%) MapReduce
6 6 (25.00%) Software Delivery
7 5 (20.83%) SDLC
8 4 (16.67%) User Stories
8 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
8 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
9 3 (12.50%) Analytics
10 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
10 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (8.33%) CRM
10 2 (8.33%) SOA
10 2 (8.33%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) Java
2 4 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (8.33%) Assembly Language
3 2 (8.33%) Groovy
3 2 (8.33%) Scala
3 2 (8.33%) R
3 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.33%) C
3 2 (8.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) DV Cleared
1 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Puppet
1 4 (16.67%) Vagrant
2 2 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (8.33%) StatsD
3 1 (4.17%) Oozie
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (16.67%) Atlassian
2 4 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 4 (16.67%) Teradata
3 2 (8.33%) Tableau
3 2 (8.33%) Apigee
3 2 (8.33%) Mashery
3 2 (8.33%) SAP
3 2 (8.33%) IBM
3 2 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (4.17%) DoubleClick