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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Big Data
England / North West
Rank 71 144 108
Rank change year-on-year
+73 -36
Contract jobs citing Big Data 58 14 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.23% 0.37% 1.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.13% 1.81% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 10 38
Median daily rate £519 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £700 £633
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 £47.00 £46.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.07% +25.67%

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
635 775 799
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 24.42% 20.60% 23.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 501 499
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 35 15
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £17.00 £24.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £62.50 £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+38.18% -15.38%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 +31 20 £508 -7.72% 21
Cheshire - 17 £450 - 4
Lancashire +19 7 £550 -18.51%
Merseyside -4 3 £600 +33.33% 1
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 44 (43.14%) Hadoop
2 38 (37.25%) Business Intelligence
3 36 (35.29%) SQL
4 35 (34.31%) Amazon AWS
5 30 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (27.45%) Linux
7 27 (26.47%) Analytics
8 25 (24.51%) Java
8 25 (24.51%) Finance
9 22 (21.57%) Oracle
9 22 (21.57%) Unix
9 22 (21.57%) Python
9 22 (21.57%) ETL
10 21 (20.59%) SQL Server
11 20 (19.61%) Open Source
11 20 (19.61%) NoSQL
12 19 (18.63%) Data Warehouse
13 18 (17.65%) Windows
13 18 (17.65%) JavaScript
13 18 (17.65%) JSON
14 17 (16.67%) Apache Spark
14 17 (16.67%) Marketing
14 17 (16.67%) MongoDB
14 17 (16.67%) J2EE
14 17 (16.67%) Middleware
15 16 (15.69%) SOA
15 16 (15.69%) Web Services
15 16 (15.69%) XML
15 16 (15.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 16 (15.69%) Relational Database

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 17 (16.67%) Apache Spark
2 16 (15.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 13 (12.75%) SAS
4 5 (4.90%) Apache Pig
5 3 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.96%) Apache
6 2 (1.96%) nginx
6 2 (1.96%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.98%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.98%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.98%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (7.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.98%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.98%) SAP MDG
2 1 (0.98%) SAP MDM
2 1 (0.98%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 35 (34.31%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (9.80%) Amazon Kinesis
2 10 (9.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (6.86%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (5.88%) Amazon S3
5 5 (4.90%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (4.90%) Office 365
6 4 (3.92%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (3.92%) Amazon EMR
6 4 (3.92%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (3.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (1.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (1.96%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (1.96%) Route 53
8 1 (0.98%) PaaS
8 1 (0.98%) SaaS
8 1 (0.98%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.94%) SSL
2 2 (1.96%) SMTP
3 1 (0.98%) Network Security
3 1 (0.98%) SSH
3 1 (0.98%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (43.14%) Hadoop
2 21 (20.59%) SQL Server
3 20 (19.61%) NoSQL
4 19 (18.63%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (16.67%) MongoDB
6 16 (15.69%) Relational Database
7 15 (14.71%) DB2
8 13 (12.75%) Amazon Redshift
9 9 (8.82%) Apache Hive
10 8 (7.84%) Amazon QuickSight
10 8 (7.84%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (3.92%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (3.92%) Spark SQL
11 4 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (2.94%) Data Lake
12 3 (2.94%) Data Mining
12 3 (2.94%) MySQL
12 3 (2.94%) QlikView
12 3 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (10.78%) Talend Open Studio
2 7 (6.86%) Git (software)
2 7 (6.86%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.94%) JIRA
3 3 (2.94%) Maven
3 3 (2.94%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.96%) GitLab
4 2 (1.96%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (1.96%) Subversion
5 1 (0.98%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.98%) JUnit
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle APEX
General
1 25 (24.51%) Finance
2 17 (16.67%) Marketing
3 11 (10.78%) Retail
4 9 (8.82%) Telecoms
5 8 (7.84%) Electronics
5 8 (7.84%) Manufacturing
6 6 (5.88%) Banking
7 3 (2.94%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.96%) Billing
8 2 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.98%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (29.41%) Architect
2 20 (19.61%) Developer
3 18 (17.65%) Big Data Engineer
3 18 (17.65%) Data Engineer
4 13 (12.75%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (9.80%) Analyst
5 10 (9.80%) Data Architect
6 7 (6.86%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (5.88%) Principal Architect
8 5 (4.90%) Applications Architect
8 5 (4.90%) AWS Engineer
8 5 (4.90%) Hadoop Engineer
8 5 (4.90%) Talend Developer
9 4 (3.92%) Business Analyst
9 4 (3.92%) Data Scientist
9 4 (3.92%) Domain Architect
9 4 (3.92%) Senior Developer
10 3 (2.94%) Big Data Developer
10 3 (2.94%) Consultant
10 3 (2.94%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (17.65%) JSON
2 17 (16.67%) J2EE
2 17 (16.67%) Middleware
3 16 (15.69%) Web Services
3 16 (15.69%) XML
4 5 (4.90%) Kafka
5 4 (3.92%) Spark Streaming
6 3 (2.94%) REST
6 3 (2.94%) Spring
7 2 (1.96%) .NET
7 2 (1.96%) Ajax
7 2 (1.96%) CSS
7 2 (1.96%) CSS3
7 2 (1.96%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (1.96%) Ext JS
7 2 (1.96%) Hibernate
7 2 (1.96%) HTML
7 2 (1.96%) HTML5
7 2 (1.96%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.98%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.75%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.82%) Data Integration
3 7 (6.86%) Credit Risk
3 7 (6.86%) Visualisation
4 5 (4.90%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.92%) Algorithms
5 4 (3.92%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.94%) FMCG
6 3 (2.94%) PKI
6 3 (2.94%) Statistics
7 2 (1.96%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.96%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.96%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.98%) Data Conversion
8 1 (0.98%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.98%) Physics
8 1 (0.98%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.98%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.98%) Telematics
8 1 (0.98%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (27.45%) Linux
2 22 (21.57%) Unix
3 18 (17.65%) Windows
4 15 (14.71%) AIX
5 2 (1.96%) CentOS
6 1 (0.98%) Android
6 1 (0.98%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (37.25%) Business Intelligence
2 30 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (26.47%) Analytics
4 22 (21.57%) ETL
5 20 (19.61%) Open Source
6 16 (15.69%) SOA
7 14 (13.73%) Microservices
8 13 (12.75%) DevOps
9 10 (9.80%) Scrum
10 9 (8.82%) Continuous Delivery
11 8 (7.84%) Data Architecture
11 8 (7.84%) Data Modelling
11 8 (7.84%) Digital Marketing
11 8 (7.84%) Kanban
11 8 (7.84%) Programme Management
11 8 (7.84%) TDD
12 7 (6.86%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (6.86%) Web Analytics
13 6 (5.88%) Migration
13 6 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 36 (35.29%) SQL
2 25 (24.51%) Java
3 22 (21.57%) Python
4 18 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 14 (13.73%) Scala
6 9 (8.82%) C
7 6 (5.88%) Perl
8 4 (3.92%) R
8 4 (3.92%) Ruby
9 2 (1.96%) C#
9 2 (1.96%) F#
9 2 (1.96%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.98%) ANSI SQL
10 1 (0.98%) Clojure
10 1 (0.98%) Groovy
10 1 (0.98%) PHP
10 1 (0.98%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.98%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (3.92%) Degree
1 4 (3.92%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.94%) PhD
3 1 (0.98%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.90%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.94%) QA
3 2 (1.96%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.98%) ISO20022
4 1 (0.98%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.90%) Docker
2 2 (1.96%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.96%) KVM
2 2 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.98%) OpenSSH
3 1 (0.98%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (12.75%) Puppet
2 6 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (4.90%) Terraform
4 3 (2.94%) Kibana
4 3 (2.94%) Nagios
5 2 (1.96%) Ansible
5 2 (1.96%) Ganglia
5 2 (1.96%) logstash
5 2 (1.96%) Rsyslog
5 2 (1.96%) Salt
6 1 (0.98%) Graphite
6 1 (0.98%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.98%) Nmap
6 1 (0.98%) Webmin
Vendors
1 22 (21.57%) Oracle
2 12 (11.76%) SAP
3 11 (10.78%) Talend
4 10 (9.80%) Google
5 8 (7.84%) MapR
5 8 (7.84%) Splunk
6 5 (4.90%) Cloudera
6 5 (4.90%) Informatica
7 3 (2.94%) Microsoft
7 3 (2.94%) Sybase
7 3 (2.94%) Teradata
8 2 (1.96%) Ab Initio
8 2 (1.96%) Actian
8 2 (1.96%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.96%) Micro Focus
8 2 (1.96%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (1.96%) ParAccel
8 2 (1.96%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.96%) SaltStack
8 2 (1.96%) Tableau
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