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 28 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 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 22 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Big Data 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.64% - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.04% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £400 £419
% change year-on-year
+10.93% -4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
46 33 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 20.26% 14.29% 10.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 15
Average daily rate £350 £350 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £476 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £50.50 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.40
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -1.31%
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 25 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (83.33%) PHP
1 5 (83.33%) MySQL
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
1 5 (83.33%) XML
1 5 (83.33%) OOP
1 5 (83.33%) OO
1 5 (83.33%) LAMP
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) TDD
1 5 (83.33%) Subversion
1 5 (83.33%) Symfony
1 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
1 5 (83.33%) Visualisation
1 5 (83.33%) BDD
1 5 (83.33%) Management Information System
1 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 5 (83.33%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Subversion
1 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Senior Developer
1 5 (83.33%) PHP Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Senior PHP Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
1 5 (83.33%) XML
1 5 (83.33%) LAMP
1 5 (83.33%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Management Information System
1 5 (83.33%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) OOP
1 5 (83.33%) OO
1 5 (83.33%) MVC
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) TDD
1 5 (83.33%) BDD
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (83.33%) PHP