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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 75 74 68
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing Big Data 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.21% 0.10% 0.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.77% 0.63% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£468 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £563 £450
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 - -
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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
113 159 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 11.96% 16.58% 17.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 88 56
Average daily rate £388 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £271 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £513 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 8
Average hourly rate £55.65 - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%

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 27 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) Low Latency
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) JMS
2 1 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) WSDL
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Games
2 1 (33.33%) Ab Initio
2 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
2 1 (33.33%) DataPower
2 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (33.33%) VCP4
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Hive
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) HBase
2 1 (33.33%) Sqoop
2 1 (33.33%) Oozie

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Hive
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (33.33%) HBase
1 1 (33.33%) Sqoop
General
1 1 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Ab Initio Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Data Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Big Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) JMS
1 1 (33.33%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) DataPower
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Low Latency
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) VCP4
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Oozie
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Ab Initio
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