The table below looks at the statistics for Big Data skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 32 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Big Data 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.39% - 1.69%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.13% - 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate
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£625 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +25.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.00 -
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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 Oxford region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
47 38 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 18.15% 18.81% 26.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 19 39
Average daily rate £300 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £12.00 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -42.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.09 £30.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+6.96% -5.51%

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Big Data across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Big Data Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Big Data
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Big Data across the Oxford region.

Big Data Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Big Data
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 5 (100.00%) Analytics
2 4 (80.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (60.00%) Data Analytics
3 3 (60.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (20.00%) Apache Hive
4 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) Data Mining

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (20.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Consultant
2 3 (60.00%) Data Consultant
2 3 (60.00%) Big Data Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Big Data Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analytics Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Data Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) IT Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Analytics
2 4 (80.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (60.00%) Asset Management
3 3 (60.00%) Data Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java