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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 97 103 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Big Data 35 27 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.12% 0.99% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.12% 4.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 31 17 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £580 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.10% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £575 £363
% change year-on-year
-17.39% +58.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 - -
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
684 602 662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.82% 21.97% 25.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 340 367
Average daily rate £338 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £210 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 32
Average hourly rate £36.00 £21.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.41% -43.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £17.15 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £84.25 £45.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+25.92% -10.00%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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
Manchester +12 17 £475 +11.76% 13
Cheshire +3 12 £463 -27.16% 10
Lancashire - - - - 1
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 20 (33.90%) SQL
1 20 (33.90%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (32.20%) Web Services
2 19 (32.20%) Hadoop
3 18 (30.51%) Open Source
4 17 (28.81%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (25.42%) Java
6 14 (23.73%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (22.03%) ETL
7 13 (22.03%) TDD
8 12 (20.34%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (20.34%) Microsoft
8 12 (20.34%) OO
8 12 (20.34%) NoSQL
9 11 (18.64%) Cucumber
9 11 (18.64%) Analytics
10 10 (16.95%) Windows
10 10 (16.95%) J2EE
10 10 (16.95%) JUnit
10 10 (16.95%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (15.25%) Security Cleared
11 9 (15.25%) HTML
11 9 (15.25%) .NET
11 9 (15.25%) Linux
11 9 (15.25%) Data Security
11 9 (15.25%) HTML5
11 9 (15.25%) Data Structures
12 8 (13.56%) RESTful
12 8 (13.56%) Visualisation
12 8 (13.56%) Amazon AWS

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 4 (6.78%) WebLogic
1 4 (6.78%) Confluence
2 2 (3.39%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.39%) Apache Pig
2 2 (3.39%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.39%) Jetty
2 2 (3.39%) nginx
2 2 (3.39%) Apache
2 2 (3.39%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.69%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.56%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.39%) SaaS
2 2 (3.39%) PaaS
2 2 (3.39%) Route 53
2 2 (3.39%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (3.39%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.39%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.78%) Internet
1 4 (6.78%) AMQP
2 2 (3.39%) Firewall
2 2 (3.39%) DHCP
2 2 (3.39%) HTTP
2 2 (3.39%) DNS
3 1 (1.69%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (32.20%) Hadoop
2 14 (23.73%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (20.34%) NoSQL
4 5 (8.47%) MongoDB
5 4 (6.78%) Redis
5 4 (6.78%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
6 2 (3.39%) Couchbase
6 2 (3.39%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (3.39%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.69%) QlikView
7 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.69%) HBase
7 1 (1.69%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 11 (18.64%) Cucumber
2 10 (16.95%) JUnit
3 6 (10.17%) Maven
4 5 (8.47%) Git (software)
5 4 (6.78%) Mercurial
5 4 (6.78%) JIRA
5 4 (6.78%) Eclipse
5 4 (6.78%) Subversion
5 4 (6.78%) Gradle
5 4 (6.78%) Ant
6 2 (3.39%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.39%) Hudson
7 1 (1.69%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.69%) Selenium
General
1 5 (8.47%) Finance
2 4 (6.78%) Retail
3 1 (1.69%) Marketing
3 1 (1.69%) Electronics
3 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.69%) Games
3 1 (1.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (38.98%) Architect
2 16 (27.12%) Developer
3 12 (20.34%) Data Architect
4 9 (15.25%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (13.56%) Java Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Software Architect
6 4 (6.78%) Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Consultant
7 3 (5.08%) Data Consultant
8 2 (3.39%) Hadoop Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Big Data Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Big Data Architect
8 2 (3.39%) Data Warehouse Consultant
8 2 (3.39%) Designer
8 2 (3.39%) Web Developer
9 1 (1.69%) DBA
9 1 (1.69%) Test Analyst
9 1 (1.69%) Business Analyst
9 1 (1.69%) .NET Developer
9 1 (1.69%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (32.20%) Web Services
2 10 (16.95%) J2EE
3 9 (15.25%) HTML
3 9 (15.25%) .NET
3 9 (15.25%) HTML5
4 8 (13.56%) Java EE
4 8 (13.56%) JSON
4 8 (13.56%) RESTful
5 6 (10.17%) AngularJS
6 4 (6.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 4 (6.78%) .NET Framework
6 4 (6.78%) jQuery
6 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET
6 4 (6.78%) EJB
6 4 (6.78%) JMS
6 4 (6.78%) Spring
7 3 (5.08%) CSS
7 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 3 (5.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (30.51%) Open Source
2 17 (28.81%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (15.25%) Data Structures
4 8 (13.56%) Visualisation
5 4 (6.78%) Telematics
5 4 (6.78%) Algorithms
6 3 (5.08%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.69%) DTV
7 1 (1.69%) Economics
7 1 (1.69%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.69%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.95%) Windows
2 9 (15.25%) Linux
3 4 (6.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.39%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.90%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (22.03%) TDD
2 13 (22.03%) ETL
3 12 (20.34%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (20.34%) OO
4 11 (18.64%) Analytics
5 10 (16.95%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (15.25%) Data Security
7 8 (13.56%) Migration
8 7 (11.86%) Project Management
8 7 (11.86%) Data Migration
8 7 (11.86%) Data Architecture
8 7 (11.86%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (10.17%) Configuration Management
9 6 (10.17%) Waterfall
9 6 (10.17%) MapReduce
10 5 (8.47%) BDD
10 5 (8.47%) DevOps
11 4 (6.78%) User Stories
11 4 (6.78%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 20 (33.90%) SQL
2 15 (25.42%) Java
3 7 (11.86%) Ruby
4 5 (8.47%) C++
4 5 (8.47%) Python
5 4 (6.78%) C#
5 4 (6.78%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.78%) Groovy
6 3 (5.08%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.69%) VBA
7 1 (1.69%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (15.25%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.78%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) Degree
3 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) QA
1 1 (1.69%) Basel III
1 1 (1.69%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (6.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (10.17%) Puppet
1 6 (10.17%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.69%) Oozie
Vendors
1 12 (20.34%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.17%) Oracle
2 6 (10.17%) Red Hat
3 4 (6.78%) Atlassian
4 3 (5.08%) SAP
5 2 (3.39%) RightScale
6 1 (1.69%) Splunk
6 1 (1.69%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.69%) Teradata
6 1 (1.69%) IBM
6 1 (1.69%) Informatica
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