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 2 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 88 76 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing Big Data 6 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.40% 0.55% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.81% 2.79% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £444 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.04% +4.41%
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
331 251 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 21.98% 19.75% 22.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 148 121
Average daily rate £365 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 £37.49 £82.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.31% -54.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00

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 2 July 2015.

Big Data Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 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 (65.00%) Hadoop
2 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (50.00%) Oracle
4 9 (45.00%) TDD
5 8 (40.00%) Linux
5 8 (40.00%) OO
5 8 (40.00%) Open Source
5 8 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (40.00%) MapReduce
5 8 (40.00%) MongoDB
6 7 (35.00%) NoSQL
6 7 (35.00%) SDLC
6 7 (35.00%) Windows
7 6 (30.00%) JMS
7 6 (30.00%) Eclipse
7 6 (30.00%) Red Hat
7 6 (30.00%) Internet
7 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
7 6 (30.00%) EJB
7 6 (30.00%) Web Services
7 6 (30.00%) Ant
7 6 (30.00%) JUnit
7 6 (30.00%) WebLogic
7 6 (30.00%) Java
7 6 (30.00%) Subversion
7 6 (30.00%) Scrum
7 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
7 6 (30.00%) Java EE
7 6 (30.00%) JSON
7 6 (30.00%) JIRA

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 6 (30.00%) WebLogic
1 6 (30.00%) Confluence
2 2 (10.00%) Node.js
2 2 (10.00%) Apache Spark
3 1 (5.00%) Apache Pig
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.00%) PaaS
1 2 (10.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) Internet
1 6 (30.00%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (65.00%) Hadoop
2 8 (40.00%) MongoDB
3 7 (35.00%) NoSQL
4 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database
5 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (10.00%) Data Mining
6 2 (10.00%) Pentaho
6 2 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
7 1 (5.00%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Ant
1 6 (30.00%) JUnit
1 6 (30.00%) Eclipse
1 6 (30.00%) Subversion
1 6 (30.00%) JIRA
1 6 (30.00%) Mercurial
1 6 (30.00%) Cucumber
1 6 (30.00%) Gradle
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Marketing
3 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (10.00%) Electronics
3 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Hadoop Developer
3 3 (15.00%) DBA
3 3 (15.00%) Teradata DBA
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Teradata Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Digital Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Digital Technical Architect
4 2 (10.00%) ETL Developer
4 2 (10.00%) C Developer
5 1 (5.00%) C++ Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Database Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) EJB
1 6 (30.00%) Web Services
1 6 (30.00%) JMS
1 6 (30.00%) Java EE
1 6 (30.00%) JSON
2 3 (15.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (10.00%) Akka
3 2 (10.00%) WCF
4 1 (5.00%) HTML5
4 1 (5.00%) Kafka
4 1 (5.00%) HTML
4 1 (5.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (10.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (10.00%) DTV
2 2 (10.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Linux
2 7 (35.00%) Windows
3 6 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) TDD
3 8 (40.00%) OO
3 8 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (40.00%) Open Source
3 8 (40.00%) MapReduce
4 7 (35.00%) SDLC
5 6 (30.00%) User Stories
5 6 (30.00%) Software Delivery
5 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
5 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
5 6 (30.00%) Scrum
5 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (15.00%) Analytics
7 2 (10.00%) Memory Management
7 2 (10.00%) Capacity Management
7 2 (10.00%) Machine Learning
7 2 (10.00%) ATDD
7 2 (10.00%) Performance Management
7 2 (10.00%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) Java
2 5 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) Assembly Language
3 2 (10.00%) R
3 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.00%) C
3 2 (10.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) DV Cleared
1 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) Puppet
1 6 (30.00%) Vagrant
2 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (10.00%) StatsD
3 1 (5.00%) Oozie
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Oracle
2 6 (30.00%) Atlassian
2 6 (30.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (25.00%) Teradata
4 3 (15.00%) IBM
5 2 (10.00%) Citrix
5 2 (10.00%) SAP
5 2 (10.00%) Tableau
5 2 (10.00%) Apigee
5 2 (10.00%) Mashery
6 1 (5.00%) DoubleClick