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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 80 85 76
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Contract jobs citing Big Data 20 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.06% 0.38% 0.084%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.05% 1.68% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 2 1
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£450 £550 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £463 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.62% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.33 - £20.00
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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
396 298 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 21.02% 22.58% 20.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 204 137
Average daily rate £400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £18.45 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £19.50 £18.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+8.22% -4.61%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 23 (76.67%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (53.33%) Scrum
2 16 (53.33%) Open Source
3 14 (46.67%) Hadoop
3 14 (46.67%) ETL
4 13 (43.33%) Pentaho
5 11 (36.67%) TDD
6 10 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (33.33%) OO
7 8 (26.67%) Java
7 8 (26.67%) Subversion
7 8 (26.67%) Data Integration
7 8 (26.67%) Mercurial
7 8 (26.67%) Software Delivery
8 6 (20.00%) Scala
8 6 (20.00%) Mentoring
8 6 (20.00%) SOA
8 6 (20.00%) RESTful
8 6 (20.00%) Git (software)
8 6 (20.00%) Groovy
8 6 (20.00%) Pair Programming
8 6 (20.00%) Oracle
8 6 (20.00%) OOP
8 6 (20.00%) SOAP
9 4 (13.33%) Linux
9 4 (13.33%) Marketing
9 4 (13.33%) MongoDB
9 4 (13.33%) MapReduce
10 3 (10.00%) NoSQL

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 2 (6.67%) WebLogic
1 2 (6.67%) Confluence
1 2 (6.67%) Node.js
1 2 (6.67%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.67%) PaaS
1 2 (6.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Internet
1 2 (6.67%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (46.67%) Hadoop
2 13 (43.33%) Pentaho
3 10 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (13.33%) MongoDB
5 3 (10.00%) NoSQL
6 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
6 2 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
7 1 (3.33%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Subversion
1 8 (26.67%) Mercurial
2 6 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.67%) Cucumber
3 2 (6.67%) Gradle
3 2 (6.67%) JIRA
3 2 (6.67%) Ant
3 2 (6.67%) JUnit
3 2 (6.67%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (13.33%) Marketing
2 2 (6.67%) Electronics
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (76.67%) Developer
2 13 (43.33%) Senior Developer
3 8 (26.67%) Java Developer
4 6 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (16.67%) Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Architect
6 2 (6.67%) C Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Hadoop Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Digital Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Digital Technical Architect
6 2 (6.67%) ETL Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Big Data Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Digital Project Manager
7 1 (3.33%) C++ Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) SOAP
1 6 (20.00%) RESTful
2 2 (6.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (6.67%) Akka
2 2 (6.67%) Web Services
2 2 (6.67%) JMS
2 2 (6.67%) Java EE
2 2 (6.67%) JSON
2 2 (6.67%) WCF
2 2 (6.67%) EJB
3 1 (3.33%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Data Integration
2 2 (6.67%) Visualisation
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Data Structures
2 2 (6.67%) Algorithms
2 2 (6.67%) DTV
3 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (6.67%) UNIX
2 2 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (76.67%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (53.33%) Scrum
2 16 (53.33%) Open Source
3 14 (46.67%) ETL
4 11 (36.67%) TDD
5 10 (33.33%) OO
5 10 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (26.67%) Software Delivery
7 6 (20.00%) Mentoring
7 6 (20.00%) SOA
7 6 (20.00%) OOP
7 6 (20.00%) Pair Programming
8 4 (13.33%) MapReduce
9 2 (6.67%) Machine Learning
9 2 (6.67%) ATDD
9 2 (6.67%) Programme Management
9 2 (6.67%) User Stories
9 2 (6.67%) Memory Management
9 2 (6.67%) SDLC
9 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) Java
2 6 (20.00%) Groovy
2 6 (20.00%) Scala
3 2 (6.67%) R
3 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.67%) C
3 2 (6.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared
1 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Puppet
1 2 (6.67%) Vagrant
1 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (6.67%) StatsD
2 1 (3.33%) Oozie
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (6.67%) SAP
2 2 (6.67%) Citrix
2 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (6.67%) Teradata
2 2 (6.67%) Atlassian
2 2 (6.67%) Tableau
2 2 (6.67%) Apigee
2 2 (6.67%) Mashery
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