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 May 2015 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 42 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing Big Data 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.30% 1.73% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.00% 8.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £675 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £20.50 -
% change year-on-year
-21.95% -
Big Data
Oxfordshire

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
50 46 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 14.84% 19.91% 15.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 24 15
Average daily rate £423 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.71% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.33 £34.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-27.10% +23.00%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 7 (87.50%) Java
1 7 (87.50%) Hadoop
2 6 (75.00%) NoSQL
2 6 (75.00%) Analytics
3 5 (62.50%) Scala
3 5 (62.50%) Node.js
3 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
4 4 (50.00%) PHP
4 4 (50.00%) .NET
4 4 (50.00%) CSS
4 4 (50.00%) Linux
4 4 (50.00%) OO
4 4 (50.00%) Apache
4 4 (50.00%) C#
4 4 (50.00%) C++
4 4 (50.00%) HTML
4 4 (50.00%) Scrum
4 4 (50.00%) MongoDB
4 4 (50.00%) BDD
4 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (50.00%) TDD
4 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (50.00%) Web Development
4 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 4 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (50.00%) Backbone.js
4 4 (50.00%) Twitter
4 4 (50.00%) Ember.js
4 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (25.00%) Degree

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (62.50%) Node.js
2 4 (50.00%) Apache
3 1 (12.50%) Apache Solr
3 1 (12.50%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) Hadoop
2 6 (75.00%) NoSQL
3 4 (50.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (12.50%) Apache Hive
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Architect
2 4 (50.00%) Data Architect
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Data Architect
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Architect
2 4 (50.00%) Big Data Architect
2 4 (50.00%) AWS Architect
2 4 (50.00%) Full Stack Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Full Stack Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Big Data Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
1 4 (50.00%) CSS
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
1 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 4 (50.00%) Backbone.js
1 4 (50.00%) Ember.js
1 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (25.00%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Analytics
2 4 (50.00%) OO
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
2 4 (50.00%) BDD
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) TDD
2 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (50.00%) Web Development
3 1 (12.50%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) Scala
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) PHP
3 4 (50.00%) C#
3 4 (50.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Twitter