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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 38 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Big Data 22 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.47% 0.73% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 19.82% 3.61% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 0
Average daily rate
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£513 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £565 £378
% change year-on-year
-15.92% +49.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 - -
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
111 83 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 17.51% 20.29% 26.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 46 76
Average daily rate £400 £368 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% +8.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £265 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £18.50 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 - 17 £528 - 1
Kidlington - 1 - - 1
Abingdon - - - -
Big Data
South East

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 34 (80.95%) Hadoop
2 22 (52.38%) Oracle
2 22 (52.38%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (45.24%) Data Modelling
4 18 (42.86%) Java
4 18 (42.86%) Zachman Framework
4 18 (42.86%) TOGAF
5 17 (40.48%) HPCC
6 15 (35.71%) Kimball Methodology
6 15 (35.71%) Inmon Methodology
7 12 (28.57%) Linux
7 12 (28.57%) Portfolio Management
8 11 (26.19%) NoSQL
9 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (21.43%) TDD
11 8 (19.05%) Node.js
11 8 (19.05%) MongoDB
11 8 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
11 8 (19.05%) C#
12 7 (16.67%) ETL
12 7 (16.67%) HTML
12 7 (16.67%) Software Engineering
12 7 (16.67%) Scala
13 6 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
13 6 (14.29%) Analytics
13 6 (14.29%) Apache Hive
13 6 (14.29%) AngularJS
13 6 (14.29%) Scrum
13 6 (14.29%) OO

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 8 (19.05%) Node.js
2 5 (11.90%) Apache
2 5 (11.90%) Apache Pig
3 3 (7.14%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) Network Security
2 1 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (80.95%) Hadoop
2 17 (40.48%) HPCC
3 11 (26.19%) NoSQL
4 8 (19.05%) MongoDB
4 8 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (14.29%) Apache Hive
6 4 (9.52%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (7.14%) Couchbase
7 3 (7.14%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (4.76%) RavenDB
8 2 (4.76%) CouchDB
8 2 (4.76%) JasperReports
8 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (4.76%) Star Schema
8 2 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
8 2 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (2.38%) Impala
9 1 (2.38%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) JIRA
2 2 (4.76%) Log4j
3 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.38%) PyUnit
General
1 4 (9.52%) Publishing
2 2 (4.76%) Marketing
3 1 (2.38%) Electronics
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.38%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (64.29%) Architect
2 17 (40.48%) Solutions Architect
3 13 (30.95%) Developer
4 9 (21.43%) Data Architect
4 9 (21.43%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 5 (11.90%) Senior Developer
5 5 (11.90%) Business Solution Architect
5 5 (11.90%) Big Data Developer
5 5 (11.90%) Big Data Architect
5 5 (11.90%) Senior Architect
5 5 (11.90%) Senior Data Architect
5 5 (11.90%) Business Architect
6 4 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Report Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Java Developer
8 1 (2.38%) SQL Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Technical Architect
8 1 (2.38%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) HTML
2 6 (14.29%) AngularJS
2 6 (14.29%) Web Services
3 5 (11.90%) CSS
3 5 (11.90%) .NET
3 5 (11.90%) .NET Framework
3 5 (11.90%) Ember.js
3 5 (11.90%) Backbone.js
3 5 (11.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (4.76%) J2SE
4 2 (4.76%) J2EE
4 2 (4.76%) XML
5 1 (2.38%) JDBC
5 1 (2.38%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.76%) Data Extraction
2 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.76%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.38%) DTV
3 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.38%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.38%) Informatics
3 1 (2.38%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 12 (28.57%) Linux
2 4 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (52.38%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (45.24%) Data Modelling
3 18 (42.86%) Zachman Framework
3 18 (42.86%) TOGAF
4 15 (35.71%) Kimball Methodology
4 15 (35.71%) Inmon Methodology
5 12 (28.57%) Portfolio Management
6 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (21.43%) TDD
8 7 (16.67%) ETL
8 7 (16.67%) Software Engineering
9 6 (14.29%) Analytics
9 6 (14.29%) Scrum
9 6 (14.29%) OO
10 5 (11.90%) Web Development
10 5 (11.90%) DevOps
10 5 (11.90%) BDD
11 3 (7.14%) Migration
11 3 (7.14%) MapReduce
12 2 (4.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (42.86%) Java
2 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
2 8 (19.05%) C#
3 7 (16.67%) Scala
4 6 (14.29%) PHP
5 5 (11.90%) SQL
5 5 (11.90%) C++
6 4 (9.52%) Python
7 2 (4.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) Postgraduate
1 1 (2.38%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) HDFS
2 1 (2.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) Puppet
1 4 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (52.38%) Oracle
2 5 (11.90%) Twitter
3 4 (9.52%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.76%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (2.38%) SAP
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.38%) Tableau