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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 19 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Big Data 29 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 6.95% - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 26.36% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 18 0 0
Average daily rate
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£525 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £435 £413
% change year-on-year
+9.16% +5.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -
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
110 41 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 26.38% 23.56% 18.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 32 21
Average daily rate £475 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.37% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £231 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £375 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £24.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.66%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Big Data across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Big Data Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 25 (83.33%) Hadoop
2 18 (60.00%) Oracle
3 15 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (43.33%) Data Modelling
4 13 (43.33%) Zachman Framework
4 13 (43.33%) TOGAF
4 13 (43.33%) Kimball Methodology
4 13 (43.33%) Inmon Methodology
4 13 (43.33%) HPCC
5 11 (36.67%) Java
6 10 (33.33%) Linux
6 10 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
7 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (23.33%) TDD
9 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 6 (20.00%) Scala
9 6 (20.00%) Apache Hive
9 6 (20.00%) MongoDB
9 6 (20.00%) NoSQL
9 6 (20.00%) Node.js
9 6 (20.00%) Analytics
10 5 (16.67%) PHP
10 5 (16.67%) Web Services
10 5 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
11 4 (13.33%) C#
11 4 (13.33%) C++
11 4 (13.33%) HTML
11 4 (13.33%) .NET
11 4 (13.33%) CSS

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (20.00%) Node.js
2 4 (13.33%) Apache Pig
2 4 (13.33%) Apache
3 3 (10.00%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) Network Security
2 1 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (83.33%) Hadoop
2 13 (43.33%) HPCC
3 6 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 6 (20.00%) Apache Hive
3 6 (20.00%) MongoDB
4 5 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (10.00%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (6.67%) Star Schema
7 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (3.33%) Data Mining
7 1 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (3.33%) HBase
7 1 (3.33%) Couchbase
7 1 (3.33%) Sqoop
7 1 (3.33%) Impala
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (3.33%) PyUnit
General
1 3 (10.00%) Publishing
2 2 (6.67%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Electronics
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (66.67%) Architect
2 14 (46.67%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (30.00%) Developer
3 9 (30.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 5 (16.67%) Business Solution Architect
4 5 (16.67%) Business Architect
4 5 (16.67%) Data Architect
4 5 (16.67%) Big Data Architect
5 4 (13.33%) Senior Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Big Data Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Senior Data Architect
5 4 (13.33%) Senior Architect
6 3 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Big Data Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) OBIEE Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.33%) SQL Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Data Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Lead Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) Web Services
2 4 (13.33%) HTML
2 4 (13.33%) .NET
2 4 (13.33%) CSS
2 4 (13.33%) .NET Framework
2 4 (13.33%) Backbone.js
2 4 (13.33%) Ember.js
2 4 (13.33%) AngularJS
2 4 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (3.33%) JDBC
3 1 (3.33%) J2EE
3 1 (3.33%) J2SE
3 1 (3.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.67%) Data Extraction
2 2 (6.67%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.33%) Open Source
3 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.33%) DTV
3 1 (3.33%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (43.33%) Data Modelling
2 13 (43.33%) Zachman Framework
2 13 (43.33%) TOGAF
2 13 (43.33%) Inmon Methodology
2 13 (43.33%) Kimball Methodology
3 10 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
4 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (23.33%) TDD
6 6 (20.00%) Analytics
7 4 (13.33%) BDD
7 4 (13.33%) DevOps
7 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
7 4 (13.33%) Web Development
7 4 (13.33%) OO
7 4 (13.33%) Scrum
8 3 (10.00%) ETL
8 3 (10.00%) Migration
8 3 (10.00%) MapReduce
9 2 (6.67%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) Java
2 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (20.00%) Scala
3 5 (16.67%) PHP
4 4 (13.33%) C#
4 4 (13.33%) C++
5 2 (6.67%) Perl
5 2 (6.67%) SQL
5 2 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Postgraduate
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) HDFS
2 1 (3.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) Puppet
1 4 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (60.00%) Oracle
2 4 (13.33%) Red Hat
2 4 (13.33%) Twitter
3 1 (3.33%) Tableau
3 1 (3.33%) SAP
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft