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 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 116 129 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs citing Big Data 21 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.66% 0.073% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.97% 0.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £67.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -
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
708 590 675
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.09% 21.43% 21.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 452 324 363
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £212 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 32 38
Average hourly rate £32.50 £17.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% -47.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £12.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £35.39 £45.14
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -15.38%

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 27 November 2014.

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 27 November 2014. 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
Cheshire - 10 £500 - 5
Manchester -1 8 £350 -6.66% 12
Merseyside - - - - 1
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 16 (34.04%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (31.91%) ETL
3 14 (29.79%) Web Services
4 12 (25.53%) Open Source
4 12 (25.53%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (23.40%) Hadoop
5 11 (23.40%) Data Security
5 11 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (21.28%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
6 10 (21.28%) Data Structures
7 8 (17.02%) SQL
7 8 (17.02%) TDD
7 8 (17.02%) Retail
7 8 (17.02%) Visualisation
8 7 (14.89%) BDD
8 7 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (12.77%) Data Migration
9 6 (12.77%) Security Cleared
9 6 (12.77%) Data Architecture
9 6 (12.77%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (12.77%) C#
9 6 (12.77%) MVC
9 6 (12.77%) Migration
9 6 (12.77%) Project Management
10 5 (10.64%) SOA
10 5 (10.64%) Finance
10 5 (10.64%) Analytics
11 4 (8.51%) ATDD
11 4 (8.51%) Cucumber

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 2 (4.26%) Apache Spark
1 2 (4.26%) OpenStack
1 2 (4.26%) Apache
1 2 (4.26%) Tomcat
1 2 (4.26%) SAS
1 2 (4.26%) WebSphere
1 2 (4.26%) nginx
1 2 (4.26%) Jetty
2 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.13%) Confluence
2 1 (2.13%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.26%) SPSS
3 1 (2.13%) Weka
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.26%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (4.26%) Route 53
2 2 (4.26%) SaaS
2 2 (4.26%) PaaS
2 2 (4.26%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (4.26%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) DHCP
1 2 (4.26%) HTTP
1 2 (4.26%) DNS
1 2 (4.26%) Firewall
2 1 (2.13%) Network Security
2 1 (2.13%) AMQP
2 1 (2.13%) Internet
2 1 (2.13%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (34.04%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (23.40%) Hadoop
3 3 (6.38%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (6.38%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.26%) Couchbase
4 2 (4.26%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Cucumber
2 3 (6.38%) JUnit
3 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.26%) Hudson
3 2 (4.26%) Maven
3 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.13%) JIRA
4 1 (2.13%) Selenium
4 1 (2.13%) Subversion
4 1 (2.13%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.13%) Ant
4 1 (2.13%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.13%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.13%) Gradle
General
1 8 (17.02%) Retail
2 5 (10.64%) Finance
3 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.13%) Marketing
4 1 (2.13%) Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Electronics
4 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (29.79%) Developer
2 11 (23.40%) Architect
3 9 (19.15%) Data Architect
4 6 (12.77%) Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Data Consultant
5 3 (6.38%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.38%) Consultant
5 3 (6.38%) Big Data Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Web Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.26%) C# Developer
6 2 (4.26%) UI Developer
7 1 (2.13%) Banking Business Analyst
7 1 (2.13%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.13%) ETL Specialist
7 1 (2.13%) Database Developer
7 1 (2.13%) QA Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.79%) Web Services
2 4 (8.51%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 4 (8.51%) RESTful
2 4 (8.51%) .NET
2 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET
2 4 (8.51%) jQuery
2 4 (8.51%) .NET Framework
3 3 (6.38%) CSS
3 3 (6.38%) HTML
3 3 (6.38%) HTML5
3 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 3 (6.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (4.26%) Dapper ORM
4 2 (4.26%) Autofac
4 2 (4.26%) CSS3
4 2 (4.26%) Servlets
4 2 (4.26%) Ajax
4 2 (4.26%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.53%) Open Source
1 12 (25.53%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (21.28%) Data Structures
3 8 (17.02%) Visualisation
4 3 (6.38%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.13%) RMADS
5 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.13%) Statistics
5 1 (2.13%) Economics
5 1 (2.13%) CESG
5 1 (2.13%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (2.13%) GIS
5 1 (2.13%) DTV
5 1 (2.13%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) CentOS
2 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.13%) Windows
2 1 (2.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) ETL
2 11 (23.40%) Data Security
2 11 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (21.28%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (17.02%) TDD
5 7 (14.89%) BDD
5 7 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (12.77%) Data Migration
6 6 (12.77%) Data Architecture
6 6 (12.77%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (12.77%) MVC
6 6 (12.77%) Migration
6 6 (12.77%) Project Management
7 5 (10.64%) SOA
7 5 (10.64%) Analytics
8 4 (8.51%) ATDD
8 4 (8.51%) MapReduce
8 4 (8.51%) OO
8 4 (8.51%) E-Commerce
8 4 (8.51%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.02%) SQL
2 6 (12.77%) C#
3 4 (8.51%) Java
3 4 (8.51%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.38%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.26%) R
5 2 (4.26%) Ruby
6 1 (2.13%) Python
6 1 (2.13%) VBA
6 1 (2.13%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.26%) Degree
3 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
1 1 (2.13%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) Puppet
1 3 (6.38%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.38%) SAP
2 3 (6.38%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.26%) RightScale
3 2 (4.26%) IBM
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle
4 1 (2.13%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.13%) Ab Initio
4 1 (2.13%) Informatica
4 1 (2.13%) Splunk
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