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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 37 48 44
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Contract jobs citing Big Data 21 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.92% 2.33% 0.71%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.91% 12.20% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 0
Average daily rate £520 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £473 £475 £565
% change year-on-year
-0.52% -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
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
151 123 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 28.17% 19.10% 21.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 86 46
Average daily rate £430 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £175 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £529 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

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
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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +6 18 £535 +7.00% 1
Big Data
South East

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 46 (75.41%) Python
2 45 (73.77%) Analytics
3 43 (70.49%) Java
4 42 (68.85%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (59.02%) Degree
6 35 (57.38%) Data Analysis
7 33 (54.10%) Amazon AWS
8 32 (52.46%) Data Analytics
9 31 (50.82%) Machine Learning
9 31 (50.82%) Hadoop
10 30 (49.18%) NoSQL
11 29 (47.54%) Waterfall
11 29 (47.54%) MongoDB
11 29 (47.54%) Enterprise Architecture
11 29 (47.54%) Data Modelling
11 29 (47.54%) Content Management
11 29 (47.54%) Zachman Framework
11 29 (47.54%) TOGAF
11 29 (47.54%) Publishing
11 29 (47.54%) Analytical Skills
11 29 (47.54%) Algorithms
11 29 (47.54%) Content Enrichment
12 28 (45.90%) JavaScript
12 28 (45.90%) Natural Language Processing
13 27 (44.26%) Node.js
13 27 (44.26%) AngularJS
13 27 (44.26%) WebSphere
13 27 (44.26%) Selenium
13 27 (44.26%) Microsoft Azure
13 27 (44.26%) J2EE

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 27 (44.26%) Node.js
1 27 (44.26%) WebLogic
1 27 (44.26%) WebSphere
2 11 (18.03%) SAS
3 2 (3.28%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 33 (54.10%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (44.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (18.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) Bluetooth
1 1 (1.64%) HTTP
1 1 (1.64%) VLAN
1 1 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (1.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (50.82%) Hadoop
2 30 (49.18%) NoSQL
3 29 (47.54%) MongoDB
4 13 (21.31%) HPCC
5 11 (18.03%) SQL Server
6 2 (3.28%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (3.28%) Apache Hive
6 2 (3.28%) Data Mining
6 2 (3.28%) Redis
7 1 (1.64%) HBase
7 1 (1.64%) Pentaho
7 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 27 (44.26%) Selenium
2 11 (18.03%) Jenkins
2 11 (18.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.28%) Redmine
4 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.64%) Subversion
General
1 29 (47.54%) Publishing
2 1 (1.64%) Games
2 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (52.46%) Architect
2 29 (47.54%) Solutions Architect
3 17 (27.87%) Big Data Architect
3 17 (27.87%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 17 (27.87%) Data Architect
4 15 (24.59%) Developer
5 12 (19.67%) AWS Architect
5 12 (19.67%) Data Scientist
6 11 (18.03%) C# Developer
6 11 (18.03%) C++ Developer
6 11 (18.03%) C++/C# Developer
7 8 (13.11%) .NET Developer
7 8 (13.11%) .NET Programmer
7 8 (13.11%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (13.11%) C# Programmer
7 8 (13.11%) C++ Programmer
7 8 (13.11%) Programmer
7 8 (13.11%) SQL Developer
7 8 (13.11%) SQL Programmer
8 4 (6.56%) Big Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (45.90%) Natural Language Processing
2 27 (44.26%) AngularJS
2 27 (44.26%) J2EE
3 12 (19.67%) .NET
4 11 (18.03%) ADO.NET
4 11 (18.03%) WinForms
5 3 (4.92%) Web Services
6 2 (3.28%) Celery
6 2 (3.28%) Django
6 2 (3.28%) Flask
6 2 (3.28%) RESTful
6 2 (3.28%) SOAP
7 1 (1.64%) jQuery
7 1 (1.64%) LESS
7 1 (1.64%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 29 (47.54%) Algorithms
1 29 (47.54%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.48%) Statistics
3 4 (6.56%) Mobile App
3 4 (6.56%) Semantic Web
4 3 (4.92%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.28%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.64%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 21 (34.43%) Windows
2 12 (19.67%) Linux
3 11 (18.03%) Windows 7
3 11 (18.03%) Windows 8
4 3 (4.92%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.64%) CentOS
5 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (73.77%) Analytics
2 42 (68.85%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (57.38%) Data Analysis
4 32 (52.46%) Data Analytics
5 31 (50.82%) Machine Learning
6 29 (47.54%) Content Enrichment
6 29 (47.54%) Content Management
6 29 (47.54%) Data Modelling
6 29 (47.54%) Enterprise Architecture
6 29 (47.54%) TOGAF
6 29 (47.54%) Waterfall
6 29 (47.54%) Zachman Framework
7 12 (19.67%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (19.67%) TDD
8 11 (18.03%) Continuous Delivery
8 11 (18.03%) Mentoring
9 3 (4.92%) Mobile Development
9 3 (4.92%) Software Engineering
10 2 (3.28%) BDD
11 1 (1.64%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 46 (75.41%) Python
2 43 (70.49%) Java
3 28 (45.90%) JavaScript
4 25 (40.98%) C++
5 13 (21.31%) Bash Shell
5 13 (21.31%) R
5 13 (21.31%) SQL
6 11 (18.03%) C#
6 11 (18.03%) Perl
6 11 (18.03%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.28%) Ruby
8 1 (1.64%) PHP
8 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 36 (59.02%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) LPIC
2 1 (1.64%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Docker
1 1 (1.64%) GridGain
1 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) Puppet
2 1 (1.64%) Ansible
2 1 (1.64%) Mesos
2 1 (1.64%) Nagios
2 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (18.03%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.64%) Red Hat
2 1 (1.64%) VMware