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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 56 61 35
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -26
Contract jobs citing Big Data 3 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.52% 0.67% 2.88%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.36% 3.33% 12.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 11
Average daily rate £450 £381 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.03% -33.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £313 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £450 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
-6.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.61 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year
+22.56% -
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
127 150 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 21.90% 20.19% 23.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 97 82
Average daily rate £375 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £262 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 2
Average hourly rate £11.00 £25.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.00% -21.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £32.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.80% -8.28%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 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 +5 2 £550 +76.00% 5
Big Data
South East

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 27 (96.43%) Analytics
2 25 (89.29%) Python
3 22 (78.57%) Java
4 17 (60.71%) Degree
5 15 (53.57%) C++
5 15 (53.57%) Data Analysis
6 14 (50.00%) R
6 14 (50.00%) HPCC
7 13 (46.43%) Data Analytics
7 13 (46.43%) Bash Shell
8 12 (42.86%) Linux
8 12 (42.86%) SAS
9 11 (39.29%) Windows
9 11 (39.29%) Perl
9 11 (39.29%) Machine Learning
9 11 (39.29%) Hadoop
9 11 (39.29%) Amazon AWS
10 10 (35.71%) NoSQL
10 10 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (35.71%) Algorithms
10 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (32.14%) Publishing
11 9 (32.14%) Zachman Framework
11 9 (32.14%) TOGAF
11 9 (32.14%) Content Management
11 9 (32.14%) Enterprise Architecture
11 9 (32.14%) Data Modelling
11 9 (32.14%) Content Enrichment
11 9 (32.14%) Waterfall
11 9 (32.14%) MongoDB

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 12 (42.86%) SAS
2 7 (25.00%) Node.js
2 7 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 7 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (7.14%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 11 (39.29%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Bluetooth
1 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (50.00%) HPCC
2 11 (39.29%) Hadoop
3 10 (35.71%) NoSQL
4 9 (32.14%) MongoDB
5 3 (10.71%) Pentaho
6 2 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (7.14%) Apache Hive
6 2 (7.14%) Data Mining
6 2 (7.14%) Redis
7 1 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (3.57%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
7 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (3.57%) QlikView
7 1 (3.57%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Selenium
2 2 (7.14%) Redmine
3 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.57%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 9 (32.14%) Publishing
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Legal
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Data Scientist
2 10 (35.71%) Architect
3 9 (32.14%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (25.00%) Big Data Architect
4 7 (25.00%) Cloud Architect
4 7 (25.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 7 (25.00%) Data Architect
5 5 (17.86%) Developer
6 4 (14.29%) Big Data Engineer
6 4 (14.29%) Data Engineer
7 3 (10.71%) Python Developer
8 1 (3.57%) C++ Developer
8 1 (3.57%) C++/Java Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Data Manager
8 1 (3.57%) Development Manager
8 1 (3.57%) Java Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Perl Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Technical Architect
8 1 (3.57%) Technical Development Manager
8 1 (3.57%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) Natural Language Processing
2 7 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 7 (25.00%) J2EE
3 4 (14.29%) Web Services
4 2 (7.14%) Celery
4 2 (7.14%) Django
4 2 (7.14%) Flask
4 2 (7.14%) RESTful
4 2 (7.14%) SOAP
5 1 (3.57%) jQuery
5 1 (3.57%) LESS
5 1 (3.57%) Sass
5 1 (3.57%) spray
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Algorithms
1 10 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (28.57%) Statistics
3 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
3 3 (10.71%) Semantic Web
4 2 (7.14%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.57%) Data Integration
5 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (42.86%) Linux
2 11 (39.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (96.43%) Analytics
2 15 (53.57%) Data Analysis
3 13 (46.43%) Data Analytics
4 11 (39.29%) Machine Learning
5 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (32.14%) Content Enrichment
6 9 (32.14%) Content Management
6 9 (32.14%) Data Modelling
6 9 (32.14%) Enterprise Architecture
6 9 (32.14%) TOGAF
6 9 (32.14%) Waterfall
6 9 (32.14%) Zachman Framework
7 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
8 2 (7.14%) MapReduce
8 2 (7.14%) Open Source
8 2 (7.14%) Risk Management
8 2 (7.14%) Web Development
9 1 (3.57%) Change Control
9 1 (3.57%) Data Governance
9 1 (3.57%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (89.29%) Python
2 22 (78.57%) Java
3 15 (53.57%) C++
4 14 (50.00%) R
5 13 (46.43%) Bash Shell
6 11 (39.29%) Perl
7 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
8 2 (7.14%) SQL
9 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (60.71%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) GridGain
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle
1 1 (3.57%) SAP
1 1 (3.57%) Talend