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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Big Data
England / North West
Rank 92 130 109
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -21
Contract jobs citing Big Data 40 23 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.51% 0.60% 1.02%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.31% 2.90% 4.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 16 28
Median daily rate £513 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £388 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £46.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +27.39%

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
634 792 712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 23.94% 20.58% 22.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 513 458
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £384 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 23 21
Median hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £17.65 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £68.56 £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £26.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+41.50% -17.18%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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
Manchester +19 15 £513 -6.81% 25
Cheshire +25 8 £450 +9.09% 6
Lancashire +7 6 £550 -
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 40 (41.67%) SQL
2 38 (39.58%) Business Intelligence
2 38 (39.58%) Hadoop
3 30 (31.25%) Linux
4 27 (28.13%) Analytics
5 26 (27.08%) Amazon AWS
6 25 (26.04%) Java
7 22 (22.92%) Finance
8 21 (21.88%) Oracle
8 21 (21.88%) SQL Server
8 21 (21.88%) Data Warehouse
8 21 (21.88%) NoSQL
9 20 (20.83%) Unix
9 20 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (19.79%) Python
10 19 (19.79%) JavaScript
10 19 (19.79%) ETL
11 18 (18.75%) Middleware
11 18 (18.75%) MongoDB
11 18 (18.75%) Marketing
11 18 (18.75%) JSON
11 18 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
12 17 (17.71%) Windows
13 16 (16.67%) Web Services
13 16 (16.67%) XML
13 16 (16.67%) J2EE
13 16 (16.67%) SOA
13 16 (16.67%) Relational Database
13 16 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 15 (15.63%) DB2

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 16 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 14 (14.58%) Apache Spark
3 13 (13.54%) SAS
4 3 (3.13%) Apache Pig
4 3 (3.13%) nginx
5 2 (2.08%) Apache
5 2 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.08%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.04%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.04%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.04%) SAP MDM
2 1 (1.04%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 26 (27.08%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (8.33%) Amazon Kinesis
4 5 (5.21%) Amazon S3
4 5 (5.21%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (4.17%) Amazon EMR
6 3 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (3.13%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (3.13%) Office 365
6 3 (3.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (1.04%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (1.04%) IaaS
8 1 (1.04%) PaaS
8 1 (1.04%) Route 53
8 1 (1.04%) SaaS
8 1 (1.04%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.08%) Kerberos
1 2 (2.08%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (1.04%) Network Security
2 1 (1.04%) SMTP
2 1 (1.04%) SSL
2 1 (1.04%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (39.58%) Hadoop
2 21 (21.88%) Data Warehouse
2 21 (21.88%) NoSQL
2 21 (21.88%) SQL Server
3 18 (18.75%) MongoDB
4 16 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 15 (15.63%) DB2
6 10 (10.42%) Amazon Redshift
7 8 (8.33%) Amazon QuickSight
7 8 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (7.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (6.25%) Apache Hive
9 6 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (5.21%) MySQL
10 5 (5.21%) QlikView
10 5 (5.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (4.17%) OLAP
12 3 (3.13%) Data Mining
13 2 (2.08%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 6 (6.25%) Talend Open Studio
2 5 (5.21%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.21%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.13%) Maven
4 2 (2.08%) Subversion
4 2 (2.08%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.04%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.04%) GitLab
5 1 (1.04%) JUnit
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.04%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 22 (22.92%) Finance
2 18 (18.75%) Marketing
3 11 (11.46%) Retail
4 7 (7.29%) Telecoms
5 6 (6.25%) Electronics
5 6 (6.25%) Manufacturing
6 4 (4.17%) Banking
7 3 (3.13%) Billing
8 2 (2.08%) Retail Banking
9 1 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 30 (31.25%) Architect
2 17 (17.71%) Big Data Engineer
3 15 (15.63%) Developer
4 14 (14.58%) Data Engineer
5 13 (13.54%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (10.42%) Data Architect
7 6 (6.25%) Analyst
7 6 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (6.25%) Principal Architect
8 5 (5.21%) Applications Architect
8 5 (5.21%) Hadoop Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) DBA
9 4 (4.17%) Domain Architect
9 4 (4.17%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.13%) Apache Spark Developer
10 3 (3.13%) Big Data Developer
10 3 (3.13%) Business Analyst
10 3 (3.13%) Data Scientist
10 3 (3.13%) Designer
11 2 (2.08%) Big Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (18.75%) JSON
1 18 (18.75%) Middleware
2 16 (16.67%) J2EE
2 16 (16.67%) Web Services
2 16 (16.67%) XML
3 4 (4.17%) Spark Streaming
4 3 (3.13%) REST
5 2 (2.08%) .NET
5 2 (2.08%) Ajax
5 2 (2.08%) CSS
5 2 (2.08%) CSS3
5 2 (2.08%) Ext JS
5 2 (2.08%) HTML
5 2 (2.08%) HTML5
5 2 (2.08%) Kafka
5 2 (2.08%) Spring
6 1 (1.04%) ELK Stack
6 1 (1.04%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.04%) Java EE
6 1 (1.04%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.42%) Credit Risk
3 8 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 6 (6.25%) Visualisation
5 5 (5.21%) Data Integration
6 4 (4.17%) Algorithms
6 4 (4.17%) Management Information System
6 4 (4.17%) PKI
7 3 (3.13%) FMCG
7 3 (3.13%) Mainframe
7 3 (3.13%) Mathematics
7 3 (3.13%) Statistics
8 2 (2.08%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.04%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.04%) Data Extraction
9 1 (1.04%) Digital Media
9 1 (1.04%) Taxonomies
9 1 (1.04%) Telematics
9 1 (1.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (31.25%) Linux
2 20 (20.83%) Unix
3 17 (17.71%) Windows
4 15 (15.63%) AIX
5 3 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.08%) CentOS
7 1 (1.04%) Android
7 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (39.58%) Business Intelligence
2 27 (28.13%) Analytics
3 20 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (19.79%) ETL
5 16 (16.67%) SOA
6 14 (14.58%) Microservices
7 13 (13.54%) Data Modelling
8 10 (10.42%) Open Source
8 10 (10.42%) Web Analytics
9 8 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (8.33%) Data Architecture
10 7 (7.29%) Data Analysis
10 7 (7.29%) DevOps
10 7 (7.29%) Kanban
10 7 (7.29%) Scrum
10 7 (7.29%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (6.25%) Data Management
11 6 (6.25%) E-Commerce
11 6 (6.25%) Migration
11 6 (6.25%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (41.67%) SQL
2 25 (26.04%) Java
3 19 (19.79%) JavaScript
3 19 (19.79%) Python
4 13 (13.54%) Scala
5 8 (8.33%) C
6 5 (5.21%) Perl
7 3 (3.13%) C#
7 3 (3.13%) R
8 2 (2.08%) F#
8 2 (2.08%) Ruby
9 1 (1.04%) ANSI SQL
9 1 (1.04%) C++
9 1 (1.04%) Groovy
9 1 (1.04%) PHP
9 1 (1.04%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (5.21%) Degree
2 4 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.13%) PhD
4 2 (2.08%) RHCE
5 1 (1.04%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.29%) Data Quality
2 4 (4.17%) QA
3 3 (3.13%) ISO20022
4 2 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (1.04%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.08%) Docker
1 2 (2.08%) KVM
1 2 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.04%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.04%) HDFS
2 1 (1.04%) vCloud
2 1 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.04%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (11.46%) Puppet
2 5 (5.21%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.13%) Terraform
4 2 (2.08%) Ganglia
4 2 (2.08%) Kibana
4 2 (2.08%) Nagios
4 2 (2.08%) Salt
4 2 (2.08%) SELinux
5 1 (1.04%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.04%) logstash
5 1 (1.04%) Rsyslog
5 1 (1.04%) Webmin
Vendors
1 21 (21.88%) Oracle
2 9 (9.38%) SAP
3 8 (8.33%) MapR
4 7 (7.29%) Google
4 7 (7.29%) Informatica
5 6 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 6 (6.25%) Talend
6 4 (4.17%) Ab Initio
6 4 (4.17%) MicroStrategy
6 4 (4.17%) Red Hat
6 4 (4.17%) Splunk
6 4 (4.17%) Tableau
6 4 (4.17%) Teradata
7 3 (3.13%) Cloudera
7 3 (3.13%) Micro Focus
8 2 (2.08%) Actian
8 2 (2.08%) ParAccel
8 2 (2.08%) SaltStack
8 2 (2.08%) Sybase
8 2 (2.08%) Vertica
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