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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 60 68 74
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +6
Contract jobs citing Big Data 17 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.69% 0.12% 0.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.77% 0.75% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 3
Average daily rate
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£500 - £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £473 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.33 - £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
174 133 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 17.33% 15.41% 19.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 72 79
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £260 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 8
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.69%

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 28 August 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 33 (94.29%) Low Latency
2 23 (65.71%) Ab Initio
3 21 (60.00%) Shell Script
3 21 (60.00%) UNIX
4 18 (51.43%) Web Services
5 17 (48.57%) Finance
6 14 (40.00%) DataPower
6 14 (40.00%) IBM
7 10 (28.57%) SOAP
7 10 (28.57%) HTTP
7 10 (28.57%) TCP/IP
7 10 (28.57%) WSDL
7 10 (28.57%) XML
7 10 (28.57%) DB2
7 10 (28.57%) JMS
7 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (28.57%) High Availability
8 9 (25.71%) WebSphere
9 8 (22.86%) WebSphere MQ
10 7 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (20.00%) Configuration Management
10 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (17.14%) Resource Management
12 5 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
13 4 (11.43%) Middleware
14 2 (5.71%) ETL
14 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
14 2 (5.71%) WebSphere Message Broker
15 1 (2.86%) Data Integration
15 1 (2.86%) Degree

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (25.71%) WebSphere
2 5 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.86%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.86%) SaaS
1 1 (2.86%) PaaS
1 1 (2.86%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (28.57%) HTTP
1 10 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.86%) Internet
2 1 (2.86%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) DB2
2 7 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.86%) QlikView
General
1 17 (48.57%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (94.29%) Developer
2 23 (65.71%) Ab Initio Developer
3 9 (25.71%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
3 9 (25.71%) Senior Developer
4 3 (8.57%) WebSphere Developer
5 1 (2.86%) Architect
5 1 (2.86%) Consultant
5 1 (2.86%) Data Architect
5 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
5 1 (2.86%) Cloud Consultant
5 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (51.43%) Web Services
2 10 (28.57%) XML
2 10 (28.57%) JMS
2 10 (28.57%) WSDL
2 10 (28.57%) SOAP
3 8 (22.86%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (11.43%) Middleware
5 2 (5.71%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 14 (40.00%) DataPower
2 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.86%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.86%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 21 (60.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (94.29%) Low Latency
2 10 (28.57%) High Availability
2 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (17.14%) Resource Management
5 2 (5.71%) ETL
5 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.86%) ITIL
6 1 (2.86%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.86%) Service Management
6 1 (2.86%) ITSM
6 1 (2.86%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.86%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 21 (60.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
Vendors
1 23 (65.71%) Ab Initio
2 14 (40.00%) IBM
3 1 (2.86%) Vertica