The table below looks at the statistics for Big Data skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 47 49 45
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing Big Data 3 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.57% 0.21% 0.79%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.44% 0.95% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
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£400 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +38.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.00 -
Big Data
South East

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 Oxfordshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
123 105 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 23.38% 22.11% 26.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 61 73
Average daily rate £320 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Average hourly rate £25.00 £101.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.24% +304.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Big Data Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Big Data
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Big Data Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Big Data
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Big Data across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Big Data Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Big Data
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +1 1 £625 +38.88% 6
Abingdon - - - - 3
Kidlington - - - -
Big Data
South East

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (35.71%) .NET
2 5 (35.71%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Analytics
3 4 (28.57%) MongoDB
3 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 4 (28.57%) HTML
3 4 (28.57%) XML
3 4 (28.57%) Oracle
4 3 (21.43%) ETL
4 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (21.43%) MVC
4 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (21.43%) NoSQL
4 3 (21.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 3 (21.43%) Ninject
4 3 (21.43%) Data Analytics
4 3 (21.43%) Hadoop
4 3 (21.43%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (21.43%) NUnit
4 3 (21.43%) Asset Management
4 3 (21.43%) Maven
4 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
4 3 (21.43%) Unity DI Container
4 3 (21.43%) Couchbase
5 2 (14.29%) QA
5 2 (14.29%) QlikView
5 2 (14.29%) Digital Marketing

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 2 (14.29%) MQSeries
1 2 (14.29%) CMS
1 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
1 2 (14.29%) Escenic
1 2 (14.29%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) MongoDB
3 3 (21.43%) NoSQL
3 3 (21.43%) Hadoop
3 3 (21.43%) Couchbase
3 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (14.29%) JasperReports
4 2 (14.29%) MySQL
4 2 (14.29%) QlikView
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (7.14%) Data Mining
5 1 (7.14%) Apache Hive
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) NUnit
1 3 (21.43%) Maven
2 2 (14.29%) Log4j
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 2 (14.29%) Marketing
2 2 (14.29%) Electronics
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Consultant
3 3 (21.43%) Big Data Consultant
3 3 (21.43%) Data Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Software Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Software Team Leader
4 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) QlikView Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Programmer
4 2 (14.29%) Software Development Team Leader
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Java Programmer
4 2 (14.29%) Report Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Development Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Programmer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
2 4 (28.57%) XML
2 4 (28.57%) HTML
3 3 (21.43%) Unity DI Container
3 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
3 3 (21.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 3 (21.43%) Ninject
4 2 (14.29%) CSS3
4 2 (14.29%) jQuery
4 2 (14.29%) HTML5
4 2 (14.29%) J2EE
4 2 (14.29%) EJB
4 2 (14.29%) CSS
4 2 (14.29%) Struts
4 2 (14.29%) Java RMI
4 2 (14.29%) LAMP
4 2 (14.29%) Hibernate
4 2 (14.29%) Spring
4 2 (14.29%) JSF
4 2 (14.29%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (14.29%) Social Media
2 2 (14.29%) DTV
3 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Analytics
2 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 3 (21.43%) MVC
3 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (21.43%) Asset Management
3 3 (21.43%) Data Analytics
3 3 (21.43%) ETL
4 2 (14.29%) OOD
4 2 (14.29%) TOGAF
4 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 2 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (14.29%) BDD
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 2 (14.29%) TDD
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) UML
4 2 (14.29%) OOP
4 2 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) Scala
2 2 (14.29%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) SAP
2 2 (14.29%) JBoss
2 2 (14.29%) Cognos
2 2 (14.29%) Jaspersoft