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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 114 129 121
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -8
Contract jobs citing Big Data 35 37 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.99% 0.88% 0.61%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.99% 3.85% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 36 7
Median daily rate £438 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £388 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £650 £777
UK excluding London median daily rate £441 £466 £438
% change year-on-year
-5.52% +6.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.92 £33.33 -
% change year-on-year
+31.77% -
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
877 960 762
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 24.79% 22.88% 24.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 546 613 430
Median daily rate £375 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £286 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £518 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 22 15
Median hourly rate £26.50 £34.00 £33.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.05% +1.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.09 £33.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £57.75 £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.76 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.81% +32.00%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +5 10 £444 -17.44% 4
Manchester -20 8 £425 -5.55% 21
Merseyside +6 3 £475 -13.63% 2
Lancashire +12 2 - -
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 43 (60.56%) Business Intelligence
2 35 (49.30%) Analytics
3 33 (46.48%) Java
4 30 (42.25%) SQL
5 28 (39.44%) ETL
6 26 (36.62%) Linux
7 25 (35.21%) E-Commerce
8 21 (29.58%) Jenkins
8 21 (29.58%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (29.58%) Kimball Methodology
9 20 (28.17%) Vertica
9 20 (28.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 20 (28.17%) SQL Server
10 19 (26.76%) Talend Open Studio
10 19 (26.76%) Talend
11 18 (25.35%) Hadoop
11 18 (25.35%) Dimensional Modelling
11 18 (25.35%) OLAP Cube
11 18 (25.35%) OLAP
12 17 (23.94%) Data Warehouse
13 16 (22.54%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (22.54%) Open Source
14 10 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (14.08%) Data Modelling
15 9 (12.68%) CRM
15 9 (12.68%) JavaScript
15 9 (12.68%) Marketing
15 9 (12.68%) Web Development
15 9 (12.68%) Data Analytics
15 9 (12.68%) Puppet

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 6 (8.45%) SAS
2 2 (2.82%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.82%) nginx
2 2 (2.82%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.41%) Apache
3 1 (1.41%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.41%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.82%) Simulink
2 1 (1.41%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Sentinel
1 1 (1.41%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.41%) IaaS
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.41%) PaaS
2 1 (1.41%) SaaS
2 1 (1.41%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.27%) Network Security
2 2 (2.82%) Kerberos
2 2 (2.82%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (1.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (28.17%) SQL Server
1 20 (28.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 18 (25.35%) Hadoop
2 18 (25.35%) OLAP
2 18 (25.35%) OLAP Cube
3 17 (23.94%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (7.04%) Data Mining
5 4 (5.63%) DataStax
6 3 (4.23%) MongoDB
6 3 (4.23%) MySQL
7 2 (2.82%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.82%) Base SAS
7 2 (2.82%) Power BI
7 2 (2.82%) Qlik Sense
7 2 (2.82%) QlikView
7 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.41%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.41%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 21 (29.58%) Jenkins
2 19 (26.76%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (2.82%) JIRA
4 1 (1.41%) JUnit
4 1 (1.41%) Maven
4 1 (1.41%) NetBeans
4 1 (1.41%) Travis CI
4 1 (1.41%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (12.68%) Marketing
2 7 (9.86%) Finance
3 3 (4.23%) Banking
3 3 (4.23%) Retail
4 1 (1.41%) Billing
4 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (22.54%) Developer
2 8 (11.27%) DBA
3 7 (9.86%) Talend Developer
4 6 (8.45%) Big Data Manager
5 5 (7.04%) Analyst
5 5 (7.04%) Architect
6 4 (5.63%) Data Manager
6 4 (5.63%) Delivery Manager
6 4 (5.63%) Digital Delivery Manager
7 3 (4.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Business Intelligence Lead
7 3 (4.23%) Data Architect
7 3 (4.23%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Designer
7 3 (4.23%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) ETL Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Software Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) Consultant
8 2 (2.82%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.23%) Web Services
2 1 (1.41%) Ajax
2 1 (1.41%) CSS
2 1 (1.41%) Hibernate
2 1 (1.41%) HTML
2 1 (1.41%) J2EE
2 1 (1.41%) Java EE
2 1 (1.41%) JDBC
2 1 (1.41%) JPA
2 1 (1.41%) jQuery
2 1 (1.41%) JSP
2 1 (1.41%) Kafka
2 1 (1.41%) Middleware
2 1 (1.41%) REST
2 1 (1.41%) RESTful
2 1 (1.41%) Servlets
2 1 (1.41%) SOAP
2 1 (1.41%) Spring
2 1 (1.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.27%) Credit Risk
2 8 (11.27%) Digital Media
3 5 (7.04%) Data Integration
4 4 (5.63%) PKI
5 3 (4.23%) Data Centre
5 3 (4.23%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.82%) Reference Data
6 2 (2.82%) Statistics
7 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.41%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.41%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.41%) Ontologies
7 1 (1.41%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.41%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 26 (36.62%) Linux
2 3 (4.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.41%) CentOS
3 1 (1.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (60.56%) Business Intelligence
2 35 (49.30%) Analytics
3 28 (39.44%) ETL
4 25 (35.21%) E-Commerce
5 21 (29.58%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (29.58%) Kimball Methodology
6 18 (25.35%) Dimensional Modelling
7 16 (22.54%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (22.54%) Open Source
8 10 (14.08%) Data Modelling
9 9 (12.68%) CRM
9 9 (12.68%) Data Analytics
9 9 (12.68%) Web Development
10 8 (11.27%) ERP
10 8 (11.27%) Web Analytics
11 5 (7.04%) Data Architecture
11 5 (7.04%) Data Management
11 5 (7.04%) Software Engineering
11 5 (7.04%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (5.63%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 33 (46.48%) Java
2 30 (42.25%) SQL
3 9 (12.68%) JavaScript
4 8 (11.27%) PHP
5 3 (4.23%) Scala
6 2 (2.82%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.41%) C#
7 1 (1.41%) C++
7 1 (1.41%) Python
7 1 (1.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (8.45%) Degree
2 2 (2.82%) RHCE
2 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.04%) Data Quality
2 4 (5.63%) QA
3 2 (2.82%) ISO20022
System Software
1 5 (7.04%) HDFS
2 2 (2.82%) Docker
3 1 (1.41%) Apache Flume
3 1 (1.41%) vCloud
3 1 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (12.68%) Puppet
2 4 (5.63%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.82%) Ansible
3 2 (2.82%) Kibana
3 2 (2.82%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.82%) Mesos
3 2 (2.82%) SELinux
Vendors
1 20 (28.17%) Vertica
2 19 (26.76%) Talend
3 8 (11.27%) Teradata
4 5 (7.04%) Ab Initio
4 5 (7.04%) Hortonworks
5 4 (5.63%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.63%) Tableau
6 3 (4.23%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.82%) HP
7 2 (2.82%) Informatica
7 2 (2.82%) Intel
7 2 (2.82%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (2.82%) Oracle
8 1 (1.41%) Chordiant
8 1 (1.41%) Epiphany
8 1 (1.41%) IBM
8 1 (1.41%) Intel Security
8 1 (1.41%) Micro Focus
8 1 (1.41%) NetIQ
8 1 (1.41%) VMware
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