The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Manchester region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 69 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Big Data 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.57% - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.89% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £513
% change year-on-year
- -17.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
242 215 350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 19.76% 20.71% 26.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 120 195
Average daily rate £325 £310 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £253 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 16
Average hourly rate £27.75 £13.75 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.78% -58.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.15 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £16.35 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -4.76%
Big Data
North West

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 11 July 2014.

Big Data Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Big Data
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - 2 - -
Big Data
North West

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 7 (58.33%) C#
2 7 (58.33%) Hadoop
3 6 (50.00%) BDD
3 6 (50.00%) Java
3 6 (50.00%) .NET
3 6 (50.00%) Scrum
3 6 (50.00%) TDD
4 5 (41.67%) Spring
4 5 (41.67%) JSF
4 5 (41.67%) Ajax
4 5 (41.67%) CMS
4 5 (41.67%) LAMP
4 5 (41.67%) Hibernate
4 5 (41.67%) J2EE
4 5 (41.67%) MySQL
4 5 (41.67%) Oracle
4 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (41.67%) WebLogic
4 5 (41.67%) EJB
4 5 (41.67%) CSS
4 5 (41.67%) Struts
4 5 (41.67%) XML
4 5 (41.67%) UML
4 5 (41.67%) OOP
4 5 (41.67%) OOA/OOD
4 5 (41.67%) JBoss
4 5 (41.67%) RUP
4 5 (41.67%) Tomcat

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 5 (41.67%) WebLogic
1 5 (41.67%) Tomcat
1 5 (41.67%) MQSeries
1 5 (41.67%) CMS
1 5 (41.67%) WebSphere
1 5 (41.67%) Escenic
1 5 (41.67%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (58.33%) Hadoop
3 5 (41.67%) MySQL
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
6 1 (8.33%) QlikView
6 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
6 1 (8.33%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (41.67%) Java Developer
3 5 (41.67%) Java Programmer
3 5 (41.67%) Senior Java Developer
3 5 (41.67%) Developer Analyst
3 5 (41.67%) Senior Developer
3 5 (41.67%) Programmer
3 5 (41.67%) Senior Programmer
3 5 (41.67%) Senior Java Programmer
4 3 (25.00%) Architect
5 2 (16.67%) Data Architect
5 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Business Architect
6 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse Architect
6 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) .NET
2 5 (41.67%) J2EE
2 5 (41.67%) EJB
2 5 (41.67%) CSS
2 5 (41.67%) Struts
2 5 (41.67%) XML
2 5 (41.67%) Java RMI
2 5 (41.67%) LAMP
2 5 (41.67%) Hibernate
2 5 (41.67%) Spring
2 5 (41.67%) JSF
2 5 (41.67%) Ajax
2 5 (41.67%) Ruby on Rails
2 5 (41.67%) jQuery
2 5 (41.67%) HTML5
2 5 (41.67%) HTML
2 5 (41.67%) CSS3
3 1 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) GIS
1 1 (8.33%) Clustering
1 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Scrum
1 6 (50.00%) TDD
1 6 (50.00%) BDD
2 5 (41.67%) UML
2 5 (41.67%) OOP
2 5 (41.67%) OOA/OOD
2 5 (41.67%) RUP
2 5 (41.67%) OOD
3 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Process Management
4 1 (8.33%) MVC
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) SOA
4 1 (8.33%) ETL
4 1 (8.33%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (8.33%) Machine Learning
4 1 (8.33%) Big Data Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) C#
2 6 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (41.67%) Scala
4 4 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 1 (8.33%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) JBoss
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Tableau
3 1 (8.33%) Business Objects