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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 96 80 75
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -5
Contract jobs citing Big Data 7 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.38% 0.67% 0.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.17% 3.21% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 2
Median daily rate £500 £456 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +10.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £374 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £515 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £500 £444
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +12.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £16.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+22.56% -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
323 312 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 17.62% 20.88% 21.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 196 146
Median daily rate £375 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.16% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 10
Median hourly rate £28.00 £19.00 £28.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.36% -34.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £14.50 £17.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.25 £19.50 £61.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £23.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+45.65% -28.12%

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Big Data as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 May 2016.

Big Data Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Big Data also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 7 (63.64%) Hadoop
2 6 (54.55%) Java
3 5 (45.45%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (45.45%) ETL
4 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 4 (36.36%) Web Services
4 4 (36.36%) Puppet
5 3 (27.27%) Data Integration
5 3 (27.27%) NoSQL
5 3 (27.27%) MongoDB
5 3 (27.27%) Data Management
5 3 (27.27%) Analytics
6 2 (18.18%) Ansible
6 2 (18.18%) Master Data Management
6 2 (18.18%) Docker
6 2 (18.18%) DevOps
6 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (18.18%) Mesos
6 2 (18.18%) Kubernetes
6 2 (18.18%) Python
6 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (18.18%) Quality Management
6 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
6 2 (18.18%) EAI
6 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
6 2 (18.18%) Snowflake Schema
6 2 (18.18%) Star Schema
6 2 (18.18%) SAS
6 2 (18.18%) SPSS

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) SAS
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Spark
2 1 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) Hadoop
2 5 (45.45%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (27.27%) MongoDB
3 3 (27.27%) NoSQL
4 2 (18.18%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (18.18%) Apache Hive
4 2 (18.18%) HBase
4 2 (18.18%) Snowflake Schema
4 2 (18.18%) Star Schema
5 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) Travis CI
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Architect
1 4 (36.36%) Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Big Data Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Data Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Data Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Hadoop Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Ab Initio Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Data Modeller
4 1 (9.09%) Java Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Tableau Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Data Integration
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Digital Media
2 2 (18.18%) New Media
2 2 (18.18%) Reference Data
2 2 (18.18%) Visualisation
3 1 (9.09%) PKI
3 1 (9.09%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ETL
2 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (27.27%) Analytics
3 3 (27.27%) Data Management
4 2 (18.18%) Data Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
4 2 (18.18%) DevOps
4 2 (18.18%) EAI
4 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) Master Data Management
4 2 (18.18%) Open Source
4 2 (18.18%) Predictive Analytics
4 2 (18.18%) Quality Management
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) BDD
5 1 (9.09%) Data Governance
5 1 (9.09%) MapReduce
5 1 (9.09%) SIEM
5 1 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) Python
3 2 (18.18%) R
3 2 (18.18%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Docker
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Puppet
2 2 (18.18%) Ansible
2 2 (18.18%) Kubernetes
2 2 (18.18%) Mesos
3 1 (9.09%) Kibana
3 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Tableau
1 2 (18.18%) Talend
2 1 (9.09%) Ab Initio
2 1 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) Intel
2 1 (9.09%) Intel Security
2 1 (9.09%) NetIQ
2 1 (9.09%) Sourcefire