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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 47 71 74
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +3
Contract jobs citing Big Data 29 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.93% 0.11% 0.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.18% 0.71% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 1 2
Average daily rate £500 £485 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% +5.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £485 £432
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £485 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £475 £570
% change year-on-year
- -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.50 £37.00 -
% change year-on-year
+25.67% -
Big Data
Berkshire

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
191 141 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 19.29% 16.02% 20.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 76 101
Average daily rate £400 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 3 1
Average hourly rate £9.50 £55.65 £9.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-82.92% +511.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
- +10.16%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Big Data across the Reading region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Big Data Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 20 (54.05%) Java
2 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (45.95%) RESTful
3 17 (45.95%) Web Services
4 16 (43.24%) Hadoop
5 15 (40.54%) Linux
6 13 (35.14%) SQL
7 12 (32.43%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (29.73%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
9 10 (27.03%) Analytics
10 9 (24.32%) Amazon AWS
10 9 (24.32%) Degree
10 9 (24.32%) Python
11 8 (21.62%) Configuration Management
11 8 (21.62%) Computer Science
11 8 (21.62%) Use Case
11 8 (21.62%) Puppet
11 8 (21.62%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (21.62%) Relational Database
11 8 (21.62%) Ansible
11 8 (21.62%) DevOps
11 8 (21.62%) Public Cloud
12 7 (18.92%) Elasticsearch
12 7 (18.92%) Secure Coding
12 7 (18.92%) ELK Stack
12 7 (18.92%) Terraform
12 7 (18.92%) Graphite
12 7 (18.92%) Sensu
12 7 (18.92%) logstash

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 7 (18.92%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (5.41%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.70%) Drupal
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (24.32%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Internet
1 1 (2.70%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (43.24%) Hadoop
2 11 (29.73%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
3 8 (21.62%) Relational Database
4 7 (18.92%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (18.92%) NoSQL
4 7 (18.92%) Riak
5 4 (10.81%) Apache Hive
6 3 (8.11%) HBase
7 2 (5.41%) Datazen
7 2 (5.41%) Impala
7 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (2.70%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Ant
1 7 (18.92%) Jenkins
1 7 (18.92%) Maven
General
1 2 (5.41%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Developer
2 11 (29.73%) Java Developer
3 8 (21.62%) Big Data Developer
3 8 (21.62%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (18.92%) Linux Developer
4 7 (18.92%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 7 (18.92%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (18.92%) Linux Scripter
4 7 (18.92%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 7 (18.92%) Senior Developer
4 7 (18.92%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 7 (18.92%) Senior Java Developer
4 7 (18.92%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Consultant
5 5 (13.51%) Field Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Data Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) Technical Support
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Senior IT Support
7 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (45.95%) RESTful
1 17 (45.95%) Web Services
2 7 (18.92%) ELK Stack
2 7 (18.92%) Sensu
3 3 (8.11%) Hibernate
3 3 (8.11%) J2EE
3 3 (8.11%) Spring
4 2 (5.41%) .NET
4 2 (5.41%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.41%) ADO
4 2 (5.41%) ADO.NET
4 2 (5.41%) Autofac
4 2 (5.41%) Castle Windsor
4 2 (5.41%) CSS
4 2 (5.41%) Entity Framework
4 2 (5.41%) ODBC
4 2 (5.41%) OLE
4 2 (5.41%) Unity DI Container
4 2 (5.41%) XML
4 2 (5.41%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Computer Science
1 8 (21.62%) Public Cloud
2 2 (5.41%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.70%) Internet of Things
3 1 (2.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 15 (40.54%) Linux
2 7 (18.92%) CentOS
2 7 (18.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (18.92%) Ubuntu
3 2 (5.41%) Unix
3 2 (5.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (32.43%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (27.03%) Analytics
4 8 (21.62%) Configuration Management
4 8 (21.62%) DevOps
4 8 (21.62%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (21.62%) Use Case
5 7 (18.92%) Business Continuity
5 7 (18.92%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (18.92%) Document Management
5 7 (18.92%) Information Governance
5 7 (18.92%) Scrum
5 7 (18.92%) Secure Coding
5 7 (18.92%) TDD
5 7 (18.92%) Unit Testing
6 5 (13.51%) Open Source
7 2 (5.41%) Data Migration
7 2 (5.41%) Low Latency
7 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.41%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 20 (54.05%) Java
2 13 (35.14%) SQL
3 9 (24.32%) Python
4 7 (18.92%) Bash Shell
4 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.41%) C#
5 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
5 2 (5.41%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.70%) C
6 1 (2.70%) C++
6 1 (2.70%) R
6 1 (2.70%) Scala
6 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) Degree
2 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
2 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) MCSD
3 1 (2.70%) MCSE
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.70%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (21.62%) Ansible
1 8 (21.62%) Puppet
2 7 (18.92%) Graphite
2 7 (18.92%) logstash
2 7 (18.92%) Terraform
3 1 (2.70%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.70%) Mesos
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.41%) Ab Initio
2 2 (5.41%) Cloudera
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle
2 2 (5.41%) Remedy
3 1 (2.70%) Vertica
Reading, Berkshire
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, England
Axiom Software Solutions
Rate: 300 GBP pd
Posted: 5 days ago