The table below looks at the statistics for Big Data skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 63 71 84
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +13
Contract jobs citing Big Data 1 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.11% 0.60% 0.077%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.76% 3.00% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate
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- £550 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +37.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.00 -
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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 Reading region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
132 200 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 15.09% 19.90% 12.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 81 63
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £218 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £625 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 3
Average hourly rate - £30.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-6.55% +1.66%

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Big Data Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Big Data
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Big Data Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 3 (75.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (75.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) DataPower
3 1 (25.00%) Product Management
3 1 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) DB2
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) PhD
3 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Publishing
3 1 (25.00%) Games
3 1 (25.00%) Ab Initio
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (25.00%) DB2
2 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
General
1 1 (25.00%) Publishing
1 1 (25.00%) Games
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Ab Initio Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Statistics
1 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) DataPower
1 1 (25.00%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) AIX
1 1 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Low Latency
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Operations Research
3 1 (25.00%) Electronic Design Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Product Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Product Management
3 1 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (25.00%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (25.00%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) PhD
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) Ab Initio