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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 68 80 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing Big Data 17 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.22% 0.27% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.47% 1.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 16 1 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £575 £363
% change year-on-year
-17.39% +58.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 - -
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
311 261 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 22.23% 23.64% 27.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 156 169
Average daily rate £325 £301 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.15% -7.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £210 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 10
Average hourly rate £25.00 £33.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% -12.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+25.92% -10.00%

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 23 January 2015.

Big Data Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 14 (66.67%) Hadoop
2 13 (61.90%) SQL
3 12 (57.14%) OO
4 11 (52.38%) NoSQL
5 10 (47.62%) Open Source
5 10 (47.62%) Web Services
6 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (42.86%) .NET
6 9 (42.86%) Java
6 9 (42.86%) Linux
7 8 (38.10%) TDD
7 8 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (23.81%) Ruby
8 5 (23.81%) Python
8 5 (23.81%) C++
8 5 (23.81%) Oracle
8 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
8 5 (23.81%) MongoDB
8 5 (23.81%) MapReduce
9 4 (19.05%) Redis
9 4 (19.05%) ATDD
9 4 (19.05%) Confluence
9 4 (19.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 4 (19.05%) Gradle
9 4 (19.05%) User Stories
9 4 (19.05%) Vagrant
9 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database
9 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (19.05%) AMQP

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (19.05%) Confluence
1 4 (19.05%) WebLogic
2 2 (9.52%) Apache Pig
3 1 (4.76%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) AMQP
1 4 (19.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (66.67%) Hadoop
2 11 (52.38%) NoSQL
3 5 (23.81%) MongoDB
4 4 (19.05%) Redis
4 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database
5 2 (9.52%) Couchbase
5 2 (9.52%) Apache Hive
5 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
6 1 (4.76%) QlikView
6 1 (4.76%) Sqoop
6 1 (4.76%) HBase
6 1 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Gradle
1 4 (19.05%) Mercurial
1 4 (19.05%) Cucumber
1 4 (19.05%) JIRA
1 4 (19.05%) Ant
1 4 (19.05%) JUnit
1 4 (19.05%) Eclipse
1 4 (19.05%) Subversion
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Games
2 1 (4.76%) Electronics
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Architect
3 4 (19.05%) Java Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Software Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Data Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Hadoop Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Big Data Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Data Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) DBA
6 1 (4.76%) Database Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Teradata DBA
6 1 (4.76%) Teradata Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) Big Data Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) Web Services
2 9 (42.86%) .NET
3 4 (19.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 4 (19.05%) RESTful
3 4 (19.05%) jQuery
3 4 (19.05%) JSON
3 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework
3 4 (19.05%) Java EE
3 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
3 4 (19.05%) EJB
3 4 (19.05%) JMS
4 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (14.29%) CSS
4 3 (14.29%) HTML
4 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 3 (14.29%) HTML5
5 2 (9.52%) Autofac
5 2 (9.52%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Open Source
2 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (14.29%) N-Tier
4 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
4 1 (4.76%) Economics
4 1 (4.76%) DTV
4 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.76%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Linux
2 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (19.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) OO
2 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (38.10%) TDD
3 8 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (23.81%) MapReduce
5 4 (19.05%) ATDD
5 4 (19.05%) User Stories
5 4 (19.05%) BDD
5 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
5 4 (19.05%) Refactoring
5 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
5 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
5 4 (19.05%) Scrum
5 4 (19.05%) MVC
6 3 (14.29%) DevOps
6 3 (14.29%) SOA
6 3 (14.29%) Analytics
7 2 (9.52%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) SQL
2 9 (42.86%) Java
3 5 (23.81%) Ruby
3 5 (23.81%) Python
3 5 (23.81%) C++
4 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
4 4 (19.05%) C#
5 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.76%) VBA
6 1 (4.76%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Vagrant
1 4 (19.05%) Puppet
2 1 (4.76%) Oozie
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle
2 4 (19.05%) Atlassian
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.76%) Teradata
3 1 (4.76%) IBM
3 1 (4.76%) SAP
3 1 (4.76%) Splunk