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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 37 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Big Data 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.70% - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.91% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£313 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £565 £450
% change year-on-year
-15.92% +25.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 - -
Big Data
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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
55 36 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 15.58% 18.18% 19.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 26 23
Average daily rate £325 £365 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% -5.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.52%

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 2 March 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 27 (84.38%) Hadoop
2 18 (56.25%) Oracle
3 15 (46.88%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (40.63%) Data Modelling
4 13 (40.63%) Java
4 13 (40.63%) Zachman Framework
4 13 (40.63%) TOGAF
4 13 (40.63%) Kimball Methodology
4 13 (40.63%) Inmon Methodology
4 13 (40.63%) HPCC
5 11 (34.38%) Linux
6 10 (31.25%) Portfolio Management
7 9 (28.13%) NoSQL
8 8 (25.00%) Analytics
8 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (25.00%) TDD
9 7 (21.88%) Scala
9 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
9 7 (21.88%) Node.js
10 6 (18.75%) MongoDB
10 6 (18.75%) PHP
11 5 (15.63%) .NET
11 5 (15.63%) C#
11 5 (15.63%) C++
11 5 (15.63%) HTML
11 5 (15.63%) OO
11 5 (15.63%) CSS
11 5 (15.63%) Apache
11 5 (15.63%) Web Services
11 5 (15.63%) Data Warehouse

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 7 (21.88%) Node.js
2 5 (15.63%) Apache
3 4 (12.50%) Apache Pig
4 3 (9.38%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) Network Security
2 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (84.38%) Hadoop
2 13 (40.63%) HPCC
3 9 (28.13%) NoSQL
4 6 (18.75%) MongoDB
5 5 (15.63%) Apache Hive
5 5 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (9.38%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (9.38%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (6.25%) Star Schema
8 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (3.13%) HBase
8 1 (3.13%) Couchbase
8 1 (3.13%) Sqoop
8 1 (3.13%) Impala
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) JIRA
2 1 (3.13%) PyUnit
General
1 3 (9.38%) Publishing
2 2 (6.25%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Electronics
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (62.50%) Architect
2 14 (43.75%) Solutions Architect
3 12 (37.50%) Developer
4 9 (28.13%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 5 (15.63%) Senior Data Architect
5 5 (15.63%) Senior Architect
5 5 (15.63%) Business Solution Architect
5 5 (15.63%) Data Architect
5 5 (15.63%) Business Architect
5 5 (15.63%) Senior Developer
5 5 (15.63%) Big Data Architect
6 4 (12.50%) Big Data Developer
7 3 (9.38%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) Java Developer
9 1 (3.13%) SQL Developer
9 1 (3.13%) Lead Architect
9 1 (3.13%) Technical Architect
9 1 (3.13%) OBIEE Architect
9 1 (3.13%) Lead Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) HTML
1 5 (15.63%) .NET
1 5 (15.63%) CSS
1 5 (15.63%) .NET Framework
1 5 (15.63%) Backbone.js
1 5 (15.63%) Ember.js
1 5 (15.63%) AngularJS
1 5 (15.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 5 (15.63%) Web Services
2 1 (3.13%) J2SE
2 1 (3.13%) LAMP
2 1 (3.13%) JDBC
2 1 (3.13%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.25%) Grid Computing
2 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.25%) Data Extraction
3 1 (3.13%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.13%) Open Source
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.13%) Informatics
3 1 (3.13%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 11 (34.38%) Linux
2 4 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (40.63%) Data Modelling
2 13 (40.63%) Zachman Framework
2 13 (40.63%) TOGAF
2 13 (40.63%) Kimball Methodology
2 13 (40.63%) Inmon Methodology
3 10 (31.25%) Portfolio Management
4 8 (25.00%) Analytics
4 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (25.00%) TDD
5 5 (15.63%) Software Engineering
5 5 (15.63%) Web Development
5 5 (15.63%) OO
5 5 (15.63%) Scrum
5 5 (15.63%) BDD
6 4 (12.50%) DevOps
7 3 (9.38%) MapReduce
7 3 (9.38%) Migration
7 3 (9.38%) ETL
8 2 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) Java
2 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
2 7 (21.88%) Scala
3 6 (18.75%) PHP
4 5 (15.63%) C#
4 5 (15.63%) C++
5 2 (6.25%) Perl
5 2 (6.25%) SQL
5 2 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) HDFS
2 1 (3.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Puppet
1 4 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (56.25%) Oracle
2 5 (15.63%) Twitter
3 4 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.13%) Tableau
4 1 (3.13%) SAP
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft