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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 137 91 117
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +26
Contract jobs citing Big Data 29 71 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.72% 1.82% 0.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.65% 7.59% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 62 9
Median daily rate £440 £538 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.13% +38.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £351 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £700 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £466 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year
+22.56% -
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
795 935 683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.71% 23.91% 21.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 516 563 387
Median daily rate £375 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £275 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £613 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 19 23
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £14.50 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £46.09 £136.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -7.14%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 -44 14 £413 -33.33% 4
Merseyside +5 4 £550 - 1
Manchester -12 4 £448 -4.53% 10
Lancashire +1 2 £600 +4.34%
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 24 (51.06%) Java
2 21 (44.68%) Business Intelligence
3 20 (42.55%) Linux
3 20 (42.55%) Hadoop
4 18 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (36.17%) Analytics
6 16 (34.04%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (31.91%) SQL
7 15 (31.91%) SQL Server
8 14 (29.79%) Jenkins
9 13 (27.66%) ETL
9 13 (27.66%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (25.53%) Amazon AWS
11 10 (21.28%) E-Commerce
12 9 (19.15%) JavaScript
12 9 (19.15%) Teradata
12 9 (19.15%) Open Source
12 9 (19.15%) Talend Open Studio
12 9 (19.15%) Kimball Methodology
12 9 (19.15%) Talend
13 8 (17.02%) Digital Media
13 8 (17.02%) Vertica
13 8 (17.02%) MapReduce
13 8 (17.02%) OLAP Cube
13 8 (17.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (17.02%) Dimensional Modelling
13 8 (17.02%) OLAP
14 7 (14.89%) Time Management
14 7 (14.89%) Apache Hive
14 7 (14.89%) HDFS

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 5 (10.64%) Apache Pig
2 4 (8.51%) Apache Spark
3 3 (6.38%) Node.js
4 2 (4.26%) SAS
5 1 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) SPSS
2 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 12 (25.53%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.51%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (6.38%) Amazon S3
3 3 (6.38%) IaaS
4 2 (4.26%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (4.26%) Amazon Glacier
4 2 (4.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 2 (4.26%) Route 53
5 1 (2.13%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) Network Security
2 4 (8.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (42.55%) Hadoop
2 16 (34.04%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (31.91%) SQL Server
4 8 (17.02%) OLAP
4 8 (17.02%) OLAP Cube
4 8 (17.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (14.89%) Apache Hive
6 6 (12.77%) MySQL
7 4 (8.51%) Data Mining
7 4 (8.51%) MongoDB
7 4 (8.51%) NoSQL
8 3 (6.38%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (4.26%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (4.26%) DataStax
9 2 (4.26%) HBase
9 2 (4.26%) Snowflake Schema
9 2 (4.26%) Star Schema
10 1 (2.13%) DB2
10 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (29.79%) Jenkins
2 9 (19.15%) Talend Open Studio
3 6 (12.77%) JIRA
4 4 (8.51%) Bugzilla
4 4 (8.51%) Git (software)
4 4 (8.51%) Hudson
4 4 (8.51%) Subversion
5 1 (2.13%) Maven
5 1 (2.13%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (2.13%) Banking
1 1 (2.13%) Finance
1 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (23.40%) Developer
2 9 (19.15%) Architect
3 5 (10.64%) Big Data Manager
3 5 (10.64%) Consultant
3 5 (10.64%) Data Architect
4 4 (8.51%) AWS Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Big Data Developer
4 4 (8.51%) Delivery Manager
4 4 (8.51%) Digital Delivery Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Big Data Consultant
5 3 (6.38%) Business Intelligence Lead
5 3 (6.38%) Data Consultant
5 3 (6.38%) Data Manager
5 3 (6.38%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Talend Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.26%) Agile Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Hadoop Architect
6 2 (4.26%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) Web Services
2 4 (8.51%) Hibernate
2 4 (8.51%) HTML
2 4 (8.51%) HTML5
2 4 (8.51%) Spring
2 4 (8.51%) Struts
3 3 (6.38%) .NET
3 3 (6.38%) AngularJS
3 3 (6.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (4.26%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.26%) J2EE
4 2 (4.26%) JSON
5 1 (2.13%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Digital Media
2 6 (12.77%) Visualisation
3 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (8.51%) Computer Science
4 4 (8.51%) Mobile App
5 3 (6.38%) Data Integration
6 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
6 2 (4.26%) Driving Licence
6 2 (4.26%) New Media
6 2 (4.26%) Reference Data
6 2 (4.26%) Replication
6 2 (4.26%) Taxonomies
6 2 (4.26%) Telematics
7 1 (2.13%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (2.13%) Internet of Things
7 1 (2.13%) PKI
7 1 (2.13%) Social Media
7 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (42.55%) Linux
2 5 (10.64%) Windows
3 3 (6.38%) Unix
4 2 (4.26%) Android
4 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (44.68%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (36.17%) Analytics
4 13 (27.66%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (27.66%) ETL
5 10 (21.28%) E-Commerce
6 9 (19.15%) Kimball Methodology
6 9 (19.15%) Open Source
7 8 (17.02%) Dimensional Modelling
7 8 (17.02%) MapReduce
8 7 (14.89%) Time Management
9 6 (12.77%) CRM
9 6 (12.77%) Data Analytics
9 6 (12.77%) ERP
9 6 (12.77%) Web Development
10 4 (8.51%) Coaching
10 4 (8.51%) Data Modelling
10 4 (8.51%) DevOps
10 4 (8.51%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (8.51%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 24 (51.06%) Java
2 15 (31.91%) SQL
3 9 (19.15%) JavaScript
4 6 (12.77%) PHP
4 6 (12.77%) Python
5 5 (10.64%) R
6 4 (8.51%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) Degree
1 4 (8.51%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) Data Quality
1 3 (6.38%) QA
System Software
1 7 (14.89%) HDFS
2 1 (2.13%) Apache Flume
2 1 (2.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (8.51%) Puppet
2 3 (6.38%) StatsD
3 2 (4.26%) Ansible
4 1 (2.13%) Kibana
Vendors
1 9 (19.15%) Talend
1 9 (19.15%) Teradata
2 8 (17.02%) Vertica
3 5 (10.64%) Oracle
3 5 (10.64%) Tableau
4 3 (6.38%) Apigee
4 3 (6.38%) Citrix
4 3 (6.38%) Hortonworks
4 3 (6.38%) Mashery
5 2 (4.26%) Cloudera
5 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.13%) HP
6 1 (2.13%) IBM
6 1 (2.13%) Intel
6 1 (2.13%) Intel Security
6 1 (2.13%) NetIQ
6 1 (2.13%) Sourcefire
6 1 (2.13%) VMware
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