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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 54 70 66
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -4
Contract jobs citing Big Data 18 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.10% 0.30% 0.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.65% 1.61% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 0
Average daily rate
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£500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £438 £450
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £20.50 -
% change year-on-year
-21.95% -
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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
169 186 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 19.67% 18.83% 15.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 104 62
Average daily rate £413 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.01% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £266 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £475 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -58.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £34.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-16.84% +20.00%

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 29 May 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 17 (89.47%) Low Latency
2 11 (57.89%) DataPower
2 11 (57.89%) IBM
3 10 (52.63%) XML
3 10 (52.63%) SOAP
3 10 (52.63%) JMS
3 10 (52.63%) HTTP
3 10 (52.63%) TCP/IP
3 10 (52.63%) WSDL
3 10 (52.63%) High Availability
4 7 (36.84%) Configuration Management
4 7 (36.84%) DB2
4 7 (36.84%) Ab Initio
4 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (31.58%) WebSphere
6 5 (26.32%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (26.32%) Shell Script
6 5 (26.32%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (26.32%) UNIX
6 5 (26.32%) Web Services
7 4 (21.05%) Middleware
7 4 (21.05%) Finance
7 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (15.79%) Resource Management
8 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (10.53%) ETL
9 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 1 (5.26%) Data Integration
10 1 (5.26%) Private Cloud

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 6 (31.58%) WebSphere
2 5 (26.32%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (5.26%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) IaaS
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
1 1 (5.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) HTTP
1 10 (52.63%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) OpenFlow
2 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) DB2
2 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.26%) HBase
3 1 (5.26%) Sqoop
3 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.26%) Apache Hive
3 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) Ab Initio Developer
3 6 (31.58%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
3 6 (31.58%) Senior Developer
4 3 (15.79%) WebSphere Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Cloud Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Big Data Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) XML
1 10 (52.63%) SOAP
1 10 (52.63%) JMS
1 10 (52.63%) WSDL
2 5 (26.32%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (26.32%) Web Services
3 4 (21.05%) Middleware
4 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 11 (57.89%) DataPower
2 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Data Integration
3 1 (5.26%) Private Cloud
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) Low Latency
2 10 (52.63%) High Availability
3 7 (36.84%) Configuration Management
3 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.79%) Resource Management
5 2 (10.53%) ETL
5 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.26%) Use Case
6 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Oozie
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) IBM
2 7 (36.84%) Ab Initio
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle