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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 54 59 69
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +10
Contract jobs citing Big Data 27 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.62% 1.71% 0.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.25% 9.60% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 14 0
Average daily rate £450 £493 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.62% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
-6.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.61 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year
+22.56% -
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
177 177 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 17.17% 17.82% 19.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 113 117
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Average hourly rate £9.50 - £9.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%

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 1 May 2016.

Big Data Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 32 (54.24%) Hadoop
2 27 (45.76%) Business Intelligence
3 26 (44.07%) SQL
4 24 (40.68%) Java
5 23 (38.98%) SQL Server
6 20 (33.90%) Microsoft
7 18 (30.51%) Linux
7 18 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (28.81%) RESTful
9 16 (27.12%) Analytics
9 16 (27.12%) Python
9 16 (27.12%) Data Warehouse
10 15 (25.42%) Web Services
10 15 (25.42%) Degree
11 13 (22.03%) Performance Tuning
12 12 (20.34%) Relational Database
12 12 (20.34%) Microsoft Azure
12 12 (20.34%) Public Cloud
12 12 (20.34%) Use Case
12 12 (20.34%) Windows
13 11 (18.64%) Configuration Management
13 11 (18.64%) DevOps
13 11 (18.64%) Open Source
13 11 (18.64%) Puppet
13 11 (18.64%) Ansible
14 10 (16.95%) Jenkins
14 10 (16.95%) Elasticsearch
14 10 (16.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 10 (16.95%) Computer Science
14 10 (16.95%) Maven

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 10 (16.95%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (13.56%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.78%) Apache Spark
4 3 (5.08%) OpenStack
5 2 (3.39%) CMS
6 1 (1.69%) Apache
6 1 (1.69%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (15.25%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (20.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (15.25%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.69%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.78%) Kerberos
2 3 (5.08%) Internet
3 2 (3.39%) Firewall
4 1 (1.69%) DHCP
4 1 (1.69%) DNS
4 1 (1.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (54.24%) Hadoop
2 23 (38.98%) SQL Server
3 16 (27.12%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (20.34%) Relational Database
5 10 (16.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (15.25%) Datazen
7 7 (11.86%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (11.86%) NoSQL
7 7 (11.86%) Riak
8 5 (8.47%) Apache Hive
8 5 (8.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (5.08%) HBase
11 2 (3.39%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (3.39%) Impala
11 2 (3.39%) Power BI
12 1 (1.69%) Amazon Redshift
12 1 (1.69%) HDInsight
12 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (16.95%) Ant
1 10 (16.95%) Jenkins
1 10 (16.95%) Maven
2 3 (5.08%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.08%) Gradle
General
1 2 (3.39%) Retail
1 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 20 (33.90%) Developer
2 11 (18.64%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (18.64%) Java Developer
3 10 (16.95%) Field Engineer
3 10 (16.95%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 10 (16.95%) Linux Engineer
3 10 (16.95%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 10 (16.95%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 10 (16.95%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 9 (15.25%) Big Data Developer
4 9 (15.25%) Consultant
5 7 (11.86%) Cloud Developer
5 7 (11.86%) Linux Developer
5 7 (11.86%) Linux Scripter
5 7 (11.86%) Project Manager
5 7 (11.86%) Senior Big Data Developer
5 7 (11.86%) Senior Developer
5 7 (11.86%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (11.86%) Support Engineer
6 6 (10.17%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (28.81%) RESTful
2 15 (25.42%) Web Services
3 10 (16.95%) .NET
4 9 (15.25%) .NET Framework
4 9 (15.25%) ADO
4 9 (15.25%) ADO.NET
4 9 (15.25%) Autofac
4 9 (15.25%) Castle Windsor
4 9 (15.25%) Entity Framework
4 9 (15.25%) ODBC
4 9 (15.25%) OLE
4 9 (15.25%) OLE DB
4 9 (15.25%) Unity DI Container
4 9 (15.25%) XML
4 9 (15.25%) XML Schema
5 7 (11.86%) ELK Stack
5 7 (11.86%) Sensu
6 6 (10.17%) CSS
7 3 (5.08%) Hibernate
7 3 (5.08%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.34%) Public Cloud
2 10 (16.95%) Computer Science
3 9 (15.25%) Inversion of Control
4 7 (11.86%) Mobile App
4 7 (11.86%) Smart Meter
5 3 (5.08%) Driving Licence
6 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.39%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.39%) IVR
7 1 (1.69%) BYOD
7 1 (1.69%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 18 (30.51%) Linux
2 12 (20.34%) Windows
3 7 (11.86%) CentOS
3 7 (11.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (11.86%) Ubuntu
4 4 (6.78%) Windows Server
5 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (45.76%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (27.12%) Analytics
4 13 (22.03%) Performance Tuning
5 12 (20.34%) Use Case
6 11 (18.64%) Configuration Management
6 11 (18.64%) DevOps
6 11 (18.64%) Open Source
7 9 (15.25%) Document Management
8 8 (13.56%) Mentoring
9 7 (11.86%) Business Continuity
9 7 (11.86%) Change Management
9 7 (11.86%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (11.86%) Information Governance
9 7 (11.86%) Project Management
9 7 (11.86%) Scrum
9 7 (11.86%) Secure Coding
9 7 (11.86%) TDD
9 7 (11.86%) Unit Testing
10 5 (8.47%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 26 (44.07%) SQL
2 24 (40.68%) Java
3 16 (27.12%) Python
4 10 (16.95%) C#
5 9 (15.25%) VB.NET
6 7 (11.86%) Bash Shell
6 7 (11.86%) JavaScript
7 6 (10.17%) R
7 6 (10.17%) T-SQL
8 5 (8.47%) C
8 5 (8.47%) C++
8 5 (8.47%) Scala
9 3 (5.08%) Perl
9 3 (5.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (25.42%) Degree
2 8 (13.56%) Security Cleared
3 5 (8.47%) SC Cleared
4 4 (6.78%) CITP
4 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (6.78%) PMI Certification
4 4 (6.78%) PMP
5 3 (5.08%) MCSD
5 3 (5.08%) MCSE
6 1 (1.69%) MCITP
6 1 (1.69%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.86%) SLA
2 4 (6.78%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) HDFS
1 1 (1.69%) UAG
Systems Management
1 11 (18.64%) Ansible
1 11 (18.64%) Puppet
2 7 (11.86%) Graphite
2 7 (11.86%) logstash
2 7 (11.86%) Terraform
3 3 (5.08%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.69%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (1.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.69%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.69%) Mesos
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 20 (33.90%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.25%) Oracle
3 7 (11.86%) Remedy
4 4 (6.78%) SAP
5 3 (5.08%) Cloudera
6 2 (3.39%) Ab Initio
6 2 (3.39%) Cisco