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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 22 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Big Data 21 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 7.17% 3.66% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 24.71% 15.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 0
Average daily rate £520 £525 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.95% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £475 £565
% change year-on-year
-1.05% -15.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.50 £36.50 -
% change year-on-year
+27.39% -
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
85 82 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 29.01% 23.10% 21.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 58 26
Average daily rate £450 £413 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +11.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £163 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £24.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +16.07%

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 5 February 2016.

Big Data Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 32 (91.43%) Python
1 32 (91.43%) Analytics
2 29 (82.86%) Java
3 25 (71.43%) Data Analysis
4 23 (65.71%) Degree
5 22 (62.86%) Amazon AWS
5 22 (62.86%) Data Analytics
6 21 (60.00%) Machine Learning
6 21 (60.00%) Hadoop
7 20 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (57.14%) NoSQL
8 19 (54.29%) Analytical Skills
8 19 (54.29%) Algorithms
8 19 (54.29%) Content Enrichment
8 19 (54.29%) Zachman Framework
8 19 (54.29%) TOGAF
8 19 (54.29%) Content Management
8 19 (54.29%) Publishing
8 19 (54.29%) Data Modelling
8 19 (54.29%) Waterfall
8 19 (54.29%) MongoDB
8 19 (54.29%) Enterprise Architecture
9 18 (51.43%) Natural Language Processing
10 17 (48.57%) Node.js
10 17 (48.57%) AngularJS
10 17 (48.57%) WebSphere
10 17 (48.57%) Selenium
10 17 (48.57%) Microsoft Azure
10 17 (48.57%) JavaScript
10 17 (48.57%) J2EE

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 17 (48.57%) Node.js
1 17 (48.57%) WebLogic
1 17 (48.57%) WebSphere
2 9 (25.71%) SAS
3 2 (5.71%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 22 (62.86%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (48.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Bluetooth
1 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (2.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (60.00%) Hadoop
2 20 (57.14%) NoSQL
3 19 (54.29%) MongoDB
4 10 (28.57%) HPCC
5 2 (5.71%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (5.71%) Apache Hive
5 2 (5.71%) Data Mining
5 2 (5.71%) Redis
6 1 (2.86%) HBase
6 1 (2.86%) Pentaho
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (48.57%) Selenium
2 2 (5.71%) Redmine
3 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
General
1 19 (54.29%) Publishing
2 1 (2.86%) Games
2 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (60.00%) Architect
2 19 (54.29%) Solutions Architect
3 18 (51.43%) Big Data Architect
3 18 (51.43%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 18 (51.43%) Data Architect
4 9 (25.71%) Data Scientist
5 4 (11.43%) Big Data Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Python Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Data Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Data Integration Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Development Manager
7 1 (2.86%) ETL Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Integration Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Ruby Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Technical Development Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (51.43%) Natural Language Processing
2 17 (48.57%) AngularJS
2 17 (48.57%) J2EE
3 3 (8.57%) Web Services
4 2 (5.71%) Celery
4 2 (5.71%) Django
4 2 (5.71%) Flask
4 2 (5.71%) RESTful
4 2 (5.71%) SOAP
5 1 (2.86%) jQuery
5 1 (2.86%) LESS
5 1 (2.86%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 19 (54.29%) Algorithms
1 19 (54.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.43%) Semantic Web
2 4 (11.43%) Statistics
3 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.71%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.86%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) Linux
2 8 (22.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (91.43%) Analytics
2 25 (71.43%) Data Analysis
3 22 (62.86%) Data Analytics
4 21 (60.00%) Machine Learning
5 20 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (54.29%) Content Enrichment
6 19 (54.29%) Content Management
6 19 (54.29%) Data Modelling
6 19 (54.29%) Enterprise Architecture
6 19 (54.29%) TOGAF
6 19 (54.29%) Waterfall
6 19 (54.29%) Zachman Framework
7 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.86%) BDD
8 1 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.86%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.86%) ETL
8 1 (2.86%) Open Source
8 1 (2.86%) Scrum
8 1 (2.86%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 32 (91.43%) Python
2 29 (82.86%) Java
3 17 (48.57%) JavaScript
4 11 (31.43%) C++
5 10 (28.57%) R
6 9 (25.71%) Bash Shell
7 8 (22.86%) Perl
8 2 (5.71%) Ruby
8 2 (5.71%) SQL
9 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (65.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Docker
1 1 (2.86%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Ansible
1 1 (2.86%) Mesos
1 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.86%) Puppet