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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 113 114 125
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Contract jobs citing Big Data 37 17 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.96% 0.56% 0.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.52% 2.56% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 5 0
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.39% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £438 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £20.50 -
% change year-on-year
+143.90% -
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
818 663 569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.16% 21.83% 21.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 526 370 310
Average daily rate £375 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £472 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 12 13
Average hourly rate £34.00 £26.42 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.69% -18.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.70 £10.08 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £67.00 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Cheshire +13 21 £575 +15.00% 2
Manchester -8 13 £400 -30.43% 13
Merseyside -14 2 £550 +71.87% 1
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 59 (54.13%) Data Warehouse
1 59 (54.13%) Hadoop
2 57 (52.29%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (47.71%) Oracle
4 50 (45.87%) Amazon AWS
5 49 (44.95%) Visualisation
6 48 (44.04%) Java
7 47 (43.12%) JavaScript
7 47 (43.12%) Teradata
8 46 (42.20%) MongoDB
8 46 (42.20%) Cloud Computing
9 43 (39.45%) Apache Cassandra
10 42 (38.53%) IaaS
10 42 (38.53%) Opscode Chef
10 42 (38.53%) StatsD
10 42 (38.53%) Citrix
11 41 (37.61%) R
12 40 (36.70%) Tableau
12 40 (36.70%) Machine Learning
13 39 (35.78%) Apigee
13 39 (35.78%) Mashery
14 35 (32.11%) AngularJS
15 32 (29.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 32 (29.36%) Node.js
16 31 (28.44%) .NET
16 31 (28.44%) Python
17 29 (26.61%) Linux
18 22 (20.18%) Open Source
19 21 (19.27%) UNIX
20 16 (14.68%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 32 (29.36%) Node.js
2 5 (4.59%) SAS
3 4 (3.67%) WebLogic
3 4 (3.67%) Apache Pig
3 4 (3.67%) Confluence
4 2 (1.83%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.92%) Apache
5 1 (0.92%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.92%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.92%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.92%) Jetty
5 1 (0.92%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.92%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.92%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 50 (45.87%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (42.20%) Cloud Computing
3 42 (38.53%) IaaS
4 5 (4.59%) Route 53
4 5 (4.59%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (4.59%) Amazon S3
5 4 (3.67%) Amazon Glacier
5 4 (3.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 3 (2.75%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (1.83%) PaaS
8 1 (0.92%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.01%) Internet
2 4 (3.67%) AMQP
2 4 (3.67%) Unified Communications
2 4 (3.67%) Converged Networks
3 1 (0.92%) Firewall
3 1 (0.92%) Network Security
3 1 (0.92%) DHCP
3 1 (0.92%) HTTP
3 1 (0.92%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (54.13%) Data Warehouse
1 59 (54.13%) Hadoop
2 46 (42.20%) MongoDB
3 43 (39.45%) Apache Cassandra
4 10 (9.17%) NoSQL
5 7 (6.42%) Pentaho
6 6 (5.50%) MySQL
7 5 (4.59%) Oracle Database
8 4 (3.67%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (2.75%) Relational Database
9 3 (2.75%) SQL Server
9 3 (2.75%) Data Mining
9 3 (2.75%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.83%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (1.83%) Essbase
10 2 (1.83%) Apache Hive
10 2 (1.83%) IBM BigInsights
11 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (9.17%) Cucumber
2 9 (8.26%) JUnit
3 7 (6.42%) Git (software)
4 6 (5.50%) Mercurial
4 6 (5.50%) Subversion
4 6 (5.50%) JIRA
5 5 (4.59%) Maven
5 5 (4.59%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.67%) Ant
6 4 (3.67%) Gradle
6 4 (3.67%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.92%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.92%) ERwin
7 1 (0.92%) Selenium
7 1 (0.92%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.92%) Hudson
General
1 13 (11.93%) Finance
2 4 (3.67%) Marketing
3 3 (2.75%) Retail
3 3 (2.75%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.83%) Electronics
4 2 (1.83%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.92%) Advertising
5 1 (0.92%) Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (48.62%) Architect
2 37 (33.94%) Technical Architect
3 26 (23.85%) Developer
4 22 (20.18%) Digital Architect
5 20 (18.35%) Digital Technical Architect
6 15 (13.76%) Senior Architect
7 14 (12.84%) Senior Technical Architect
8 11 (10.09%) Java Developer
9 9 (8.26%) Senior Digital Architect
10 8 (7.34%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
10 8 (7.34%) Data Architect
11 4 (3.67%) Consultant
11 4 (3.67%) Senior Developer
11 4 (3.67%) Hadoop Developer
12 3 (2.75%) Chief Technical Architect
12 3 (2.75%) Analyst
12 3 (2.75%) Project Manager
12 3 (2.75%) Solutions Architect
12 3 (2.75%) Chief Architect
13 2 (1.83%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (32.11%) AngularJS
2 32 (29.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 31 (28.44%) .NET
4 14 (12.84%) Web Services
4 14 (12.84%) JSON
5 10 (9.17%) RESTful
6 9 (8.26%) J2EE
7 8 (7.34%) Java EE
8 6 (5.50%) JMS
9 5 (4.59%) .NET Framework
10 4 (3.67%) HTML5
10 4 (3.67%) Spring
10 4 (3.67%) HTML
10 4 (3.67%) EJB
11 2 (1.83%) SOAP
11 2 (1.83%) REST
11 2 (1.83%) WCF
11 2 (1.83%) Akka
12 1 (0.92%) WPF
12 1 (0.92%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 49 (44.95%) Visualisation
2 16 (14.68%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (9.17%) User Experience
4 8 (7.34%) Telematics
5 7 (6.42%) Data Structures
6 5 (4.59%) Algorithms
6 5 (4.59%) Data Integration
7 4 (3.67%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.83%) DTV
9 1 (0.92%) Replication
9 1 (0.92%) Statistics
9 1 (0.92%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.92%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 29 (26.61%) Linux
2 21 (19.27%) UNIX
3 10 (9.17%) Windows
4 4 (3.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.83%) Solaris
6 1 (0.92%) Android
6 1 (0.92%) CentOS
6 1 (0.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (52.29%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (36.70%) Machine Learning
3 22 (20.18%) Open Source
4 15 (13.76%) ETL
5 14 (12.84%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (11.93%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (11.93%) TDD
6 13 (11.93%) Migration
7 10 (9.17%) Analytics
7 10 (9.17%) DevOps
8 9 (8.26%) Scrum
9 8 (7.34%) Project Management
9 8 (7.34%) OO
10 7 (6.42%) Data Migration
10 7 (6.42%) Web Accessibility
10 7 (6.42%) SDLC
11 6 (5.50%) Software Delivery
11 6 (5.50%) Data Architecture
11 6 (5.50%) MapReduce
11 6 (5.50%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 48 (44.04%) Java
2 47 (43.12%) JavaScript
3 41 (37.61%) R
4 31 (28.44%) Python
5 16 (14.68%) SQL
6 5 (4.59%) Ruby
6 5 (4.59%) Groovy
7 4 (3.67%) Scala
7 4 (3.67%) PHP
8 2 (1.83%) C
8 2 (1.83%) C++
8 2 (1.83%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.83%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 6 (5.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.59%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.92%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.42%) Docker
2 1 (0.92%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 42 (38.53%) Opscode Chef
1 42 (38.53%) StatsD
2 5 (4.59%) Puppet
2 5 (4.59%) Vagrant
3 2 (1.83%) Oozie
Vendors
1 52 (47.71%) Oracle
2 47 (43.12%) Teradata
3 42 (38.53%) Citrix
4 40 (36.70%) Tableau
5 39 (35.78%) Apigee
5 39 (35.78%) Mashery
6 6 (5.50%) Microsoft
7 5 (4.59%) Red Hat
8 4 (3.67%) Atlassian
9 3 (2.75%) Informatica
9 3 (2.75%) IBM
10 2 (1.83%) SAP
10 2 (1.83%) Hortonworks
11 1 (0.92%) Talend
11 1 (0.92%) RightScale
11 1 (0.92%) DoubleClick
11 1 (0.92%) Cognos
11 1 (0.92%) Ab Initio
11 1 (0.92%) Hyperion
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