The table below looks at the statistics for Big Data skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 129 110 129
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +19
Contract jobs citing Big Data 39 26 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.90% 0.84% 0.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.99% 3.59% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 15 1
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £473 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.33 - £20.00
Big Data
England

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 North West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
977 724 594
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.59% 23.47% 20.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 633 415 316
Average daily rate £400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £475 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 12 12
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.10 £14.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £67.00 £41.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.69%

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Big Data Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Big Data
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Big Data Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Big Data
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Big Data across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Big Data Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Big Data
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
Manchester -5 19 £450 -18.18% 18
Cheshire -1 12 £544 +8.75% 9
Merseyside -7 4 £488 +52.34%
Lancashire -20 1 £650 +23.80% 1
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 62 (56.36%) Agile Software Development
1 62 (56.36%) Hadoop
2 60 (54.55%) Data Warehouse
3 53 (48.18%) Amazon AWS
4 51 (46.36%) Oracle
4 51 (46.36%) Visualisation
5 50 (45.45%) JavaScript
6 49 (44.55%) Java
6 49 (44.55%) Cloud Computing
7 48 (43.64%) Teradata
8 46 (41.82%) MongoDB
9 45 (40.91%) Apache Cassandra
10 44 (40.00%) IaaS
10 44 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
10 44 (40.00%) StatsD
10 44 (40.00%) Citrix
11 43 (39.09%) R
12 42 (38.18%) Tableau
12 42 (38.18%) Machine Learning
13 41 (37.27%) Apigee
13 41 (37.27%) Mashery
14 34 (30.91%) AngularJS
14 34 (30.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 34 (30.91%) Node.js
15 32 (29.09%) .NET
15 32 (29.09%) Python
16 27 (24.55%) Linux
17 24 (21.82%) Open Source
18 22 (20.00%) UNIX
19 16 (14.55%) Analytical Skills

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 34 (30.91%) Node.js
2 3 (2.73%) SAS
2 3 (2.73%) Apache Pig
3 2 (1.82%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.82%) Confluence
3 2 (1.82%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.91%) Apache
4 1 (0.91%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.91%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.91%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.91%) Jetty
4 1 (0.91%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.91%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.91%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 53 (48.18%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (44.55%) Cloud Computing
3 44 (40.00%) IaaS
4 6 (5.45%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (5.45%) Amazon S3
5 5 (4.55%) Route 53
6 4 (3.64%) Amazon Glacier
6 4 (3.64%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 3 (2.73%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (1.82%) PaaS
9 1 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.91%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.00%) Internet
2 4 (3.64%) Unified Communications
2 4 (3.64%) Converged Networks
3 2 (1.82%) AMQP
4 1 (0.91%) Firewall
4 1 (0.91%) Network Security
4 1 (0.91%) DHCP
4 1 (0.91%) HTTP
4 1 (0.91%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (56.36%) Hadoop
2 60 (54.55%) Data Warehouse
3 46 (41.82%) MongoDB
4 45 (40.91%) Apache Cassandra
5 12 (10.91%) Pentaho
6 7 (6.36%) NoSQL
7 5 (4.55%) MySQL
7 5 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (2.73%) SQL Server
9 2 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.82%) Essbase
9 2 (1.82%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (1.82%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.91%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.91%) QlikView
10 1 (0.91%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 9 (8.18%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.27%) Mercurial
2 8 (7.27%) Subversion
3 6 (5.45%) Jenkins
4 5 (4.55%) Cucumber
5 4 (3.64%) JIRA
5 4 (3.64%) JUnit
6 2 (1.82%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.82%) Maven
6 2 (1.82%) Ant
6 2 (1.82%) Gradle
7 1 (0.91%) Hudson
7 1 (0.91%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.91%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.91%) ERwin
General
1 11 (10.00%) Finance
2 5 (4.55%) Marketing
3 3 (2.73%) Retail
3 3 (2.73%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.82%) Electronics
4 2 (1.82%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.91%) Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (47.27%) Architect
2 39 (35.45%) Technical Architect
3 29 (26.36%) Developer
4 23 (20.91%) Digital Architect
5 21 (19.09%) Digital Technical Architect
6 16 (14.55%) Senior Architect
7 15 (13.64%) Senior Technical Architect
8 12 (10.91%) Senior Developer
9 10 (9.09%) Java Developer
9 10 (9.09%) Senior Digital Architect
10 9 (8.18%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
11 7 (6.36%) Data Architect
12 6 (5.45%) Analyst
12 6 (5.45%) Senior Java Developer
13 4 (3.64%) Project Manager
13 4 (3.64%) Business Analyst
14 3 (2.73%) Chief Architect
14 3 (2.73%) Chief Technical Architect
14 3 (2.73%) Hadoop Developer
15 2 (1.82%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (30.91%) AngularJS
1 34 (30.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 32 (29.09%) .NET
3 11 (10.00%) RESTful
4 9 (8.18%) JSON
5 8 (7.27%) Web Services
6 6 (5.45%) SOAP
6 6 (5.45%) .NET Framework
7 4 (3.64%) JMS
8 3 (2.73%) J2EE
8 3 (2.73%) Java EE
9 2 (1.82%) WCF
9 2 (1.82%) REST
9 2 (1.82%) EJB
9 2 (1.82%) Akka
10 1 (0.91%) CSS
10 1 (0.91%) Servlets
10 1 (0.91%) Spring
10 1 (0.91%) HTML
10 1 (0.91%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 51 (46.36%) Visualisation
2 16 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (10.91%) User Experience
4 10 (9.09%) Data Integration
5 5 (4.55%) Telematics
6 3 (2.73%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.82%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.82%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.82%) DTV
7 2 (1.82%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.91%) Replication
8 1 (0.91%) Statistics
8 1 (0.91%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 27 (24.55%) Linux
2 22 (20.00%) UNIX
3 4 (3.64%) Windows
4 2 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.91%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.91%) Solaris
5 1 (0.91%) Android
5 1 (0.91%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (56.36%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (38.18%) Machine Learning
3 24 (21.82%) Open Source
4 16 (14.55%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (14.55%) Scrum
5 15 (13.64%) ETL
5 15 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (10.91%) TDD
7 11 (10.00%) Project Management
8 10 (9.09%) OO
8 10 (9.09%) DevOps
9 9 (8.18%) Migration
10 8 (7.27%) Software Delivery
10 8 (7.27%) Analytics
10 8 (7.27%) Web Accessibility
11 7 (6.36%) Data Architecture
11 7 (6.36%) Mentoring
12 6 (5.45%) Data Migration
12 6 (5.45%) OOP
12 6 (5.45%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 50 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 49 (44.55%) Java
3 43 (39.09%) R
4 32 (29.09%) Python
5 10 (9.09%) SQL
6 8 (7.27%) Scala
7 6 (5.45%) Groovy
8 5 (4.55%) Ruby
9 4 (3.64%) PHP
10 2 (1.82%) C
10 2 (1.82%) C++
11 1 (0.91%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.91%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (3.64%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.73%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.91%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.64%) Docker
2 1 (0.91%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 44 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
1 44 (40.00%) StatsD
2 4 (3.64%) Puppet
3 3 (2.73%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.82%) Oozie
Vendors
1 51 (46.36%) Oracle
2 48 (43.64%) Teradata
3 44 (40.00%) Citrix
4 42 (38.18%) Tableau
5 41 (37.27%) Apigee
5 41 (37.27%) Mashery
6 6 (5.45%) Microsoft
7 3 (2.73%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.82%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.82%) SAP
8 2 (1.82%) Hortonworks
9 1 (0.91%) Cognos
9 1 (0.91%) IBM
9 1 (0.91%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.91%) Informatica
9 1 (0.91%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.91%) RightScale
9 1 (0.91%) Talend
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