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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 128 116 117
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Contract jobs citing Big Data 30 36 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.82% 0.95% 0.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.31% 4.32% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 34 5
Median daily rate £413 £475 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% -17.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £383 £392
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £778 £793
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £463 £438
% change year-on-year
-7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.25 - £20.50
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
907 833 679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 24.77% 22.00% 22.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 554 537 381
Median daily rate £375 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 18 14
Median hourly rate £24.00 £33.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +76.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £19.00 £9.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £57.75 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+6.36% +10.00%

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Big Data as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire -8 10 £413 -28.26% 9
Manchester -14 4 £550 +37.50% 14
Lancashire - 2 - - 1
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Big Data also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 36 (64.29%) Business Intelligence
2 31 (55.36%) Analytics
3 26 (46.43%) Java
4 25 (44.64%) SQL
5 24 (42.86%) ETL
6 20 (35.71%) E-Commerce
6 20 (35.71%) Linux
6 20 (35.71%) SQL Server
7 19 (33.93%) Kimball Methodology
8 18 (32.14%) Jenkins
8 18 (32.14%) Vertica
8 18 (32.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 17 (30.36%) Talend
9 17 (30.36%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (30.36%) Talend Open Studio
10 16 (28.57%) OLAP Cube
10 16 (28.57%) Dimensional Modelling
10 16 (28.57%) OLAP
11 15 (26.79%) Open Source
12 14 (25.00%) Hadoop
12 14 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
12 14 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (17.86%) Teradata
13 10 (17.86%) JavaScript
14 8 (14.29%) Web Development
14 8 (14.29%) Data Analytics
14 8 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
15 7 (12.50%) Digital Media
15 7 (12.50%) Marketing
15 7 (12.50%) Web Analytics

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.14%) SAS
2 1 (1.79%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.57%) Simulink
2 1 (1.79%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Sentinel
1 1 (1.79%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.57%) IaaS
3 1 (1.79%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.50%) Network Security
2 2 (3.57%) Internet
3 1 (1.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 18 (32.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 16 (28.57%) OLAP
3 16 (28.57%) OLAP Cube
4 14 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (25.00%) Hadoop
5 5 (8.93%) Data Mining
6 4 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (7.14%) DataStax
6 4 (7.14%) MongoDB
7 2 (3.57%) Base SAS
7 2 (3.57%) Power BI
7 2 (3.57%) Qlik Sense
7 2 (3.57%) QlikView
7 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.79%) DB2
8 1 (1.79%) MySQL
8 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.79%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 18 (32.14%) Jenkins
2 17 (30.36%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (3.57%) JIRA
4 1 (1.79%) JUnit
4 1 (1.79%) NetBeans
4 1 (1.79%) Travis CI
General
1 7 (12.50%) Marketing
2 6 (10.71%) Finance
3 3 (5.36%) Retail
4 1 (1.79%) Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (28.57%) Developer
2 7 (12.50%) Talend Developer
3 6 (10.71%) Big Data Manager
4 5 (8.93%) Analyst
4 5 (8.93%) DBA
5 4 (7.14%) Architect
5 4 (7.14%) Data Manager
5 4 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (7.14%) Digital Delivery Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Business Intelligence Lead
6 3 (5.36%) Data Architect
6 3 (5.36%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 3 (5.36%) ETL Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Ab Initio Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Consultant
7 2 (3.57%) Risk Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) SQL Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) Web Services
2 2 (3.57%) .NET
2 2 (3.57%) AngularJS
2 2 (3.57%) Node.js
2 2 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (1.79%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.79%) CSS
3 1 (1.79%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.79%) HTML
3 1 (1.79%) J2EE
3 1 (1.79%) JDBC
3 1 (1.79%) JPA
3 1 (1.79%) jQuery
3 1 (1.79%) JSP
3 1 (1.79%) Kafka
3 1 (1.79%) REST
3 1 (1.79%) RESTful
3 1 (1.79%) Servlets
3 1 (1.79%) SOAP
3 1 (1.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.50%) Credit Risk
2 7 (12.50%) Digital Media
3 3 (5.36%) Data Integration
3 3 (5.36%) Visualisation
4 2 (3.57%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.79%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.79%) Ontologies
5 1 (1.79%) PKI
5 1 (1.79%) Statistics
5 1 (1.79%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 20 (35.71%) Linux
2 2 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (64.29%) Business Intelligence
2 31 (55.36%) Analytics
3 24 (42.86%) ETL
4 20 (35.71%) E-Commerce
5 19 (33.93%) Kimball Methodology
6 17 (30.36%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (28.57%) Dimensional Modelling
8 15 (26.79%) Open Source
9 14 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (14.29%) Data Analytics
10 8 (14.29%) Web Development
11 7 (12.50%) CRM
11 7 (12.50%) ERP
11 7 (12.50%) Web Analytics
12 5 (8.93%) Data Modelling
13 4 (7.14%) MapReduce
13 4 (7.14%) Software Engineering
14 3 (5.36%) Continuous Improvement
14 3 (5.36%) Data Architecture
14 3 (5.36%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (46.43%) Java
2 25 (44.64%) SQL
3 10 (17.86%) JavaScript
4 7 (12.50%) PHP
5 2 (3.57%) MATLAB
5 2 (3.57%) Python
5 2 (3.57%) R
5 2 (3.57%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) Degree
2 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) Data Quality
1 3 (5.36%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) HDFS
2 2 (3.57%) Docker
2 2 (3.57%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (1.79%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) Puppet
2 3 (5.36%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.57%) Ansible
3 2 (3.57%) Kubernetes
3 2 (3.57%) Mesos
3 2 (3.57%) StatsD
4 1 (1.79%) Kibana
Vendors
1 18 (32.14%) Vertica
2 17 (30.36%) Talend
3 10 (17.86%) Teradata
4 6 (10.71%) Tableau
5 5 (8.93%) Hortonworks
6 4 (7.14%) Ab Initio
7 3 (5.36%) Microsoft
7 3 (5.36%) Oracle
8 2 (3.57%) Apigee
8 2 (3.57%) Citrix
8 2 (3.57%) Mashery
8 2 (3.57%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (1.79%) Chordiant
9 1 (1.79%) Epiphany
9 1 (1.79%) HP
9 1 (1.79%) IBM
9 1 (1.79%) Informatica
9 1 (1.79%) Intel
9 1 (1.79%) Intel Security
9 1 (1.79%) NetIQ
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