The first table below looks at the demand for Big Data skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex 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 April 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 Middlesex 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Big Data 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex - - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £488
% change year-on-year
- -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
23 28 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 9.20% 13.59% 16.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 18
Average daily rate £310 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.05% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £29.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £29.16
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.97%
Big Data
South East

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Big Data across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Big Data Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Big Data
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Big Data across the Middlesex region.

Big Data Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Big Data
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) ETL
1 2 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 2 (100.00%) MapReduce
1 2 (100.00%) HBase

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 2 (100.00%) HBase
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) MapReduce
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java