The table below looks at the statistics for Big Data skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 48 50 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Big Data 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.30% 0.28% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.10% 1.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£545 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £20.50 -
% change year-on-year
+143.90% -
Big Data
South West

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 Somerset region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
91 90 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 27.66% 25.42% 22.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 76 30
Average daily rate £350 £323 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.52% -5.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 £36.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Big Data across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Big Data Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Big Data
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Big Data across the Somerset region.

Big Data Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Big Data
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton +10 1 £545 -
Big Data
South West

Big Data
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 12 (92.31%) Data Management
1 12 (92.31%) Open Source
2 11 (84.62%) MongoDB
2 11 (84.62%) Apache Solr
2 11 (84.62%) Hadoop
2 11 (84.62%) PostGIS
2 11 (84.62%) Analytics
3 10 (76.92%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (76.92%) NoSQL
4 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
4 8 (61.54%) Data Architecture
5 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
7 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
7 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (7.69%) Finance
7 1 (7.69%) Scrum
7 1 (7.69%) VMware
7 1 (7.69%) Military
7 1 (7.69%) Web Services
7 1 (7.69%) UML
7 1 (7.69%) ETL
7 1 (7.69%) Cisco
7 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
7 1 (7.69%) HP
7 1 (7.69%) Citrix
7 1 (7.69%) Hitachi

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 11 (84.62%) Apache Solr
2 10 (76.92%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (84.62%) Hadoop
1 11 (84.62%) MongoDB
2 10 (76.92%) NoSQL
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Architect
1 11 (84.62%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (7.69%) Head of IT
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) PostGIS
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Data Management
1 12 (92.31%) Open Source
2 11 (84.62%) Analytics
3 8 (61.54%) Data Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) UML
5 1 (7.69%) ETL
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) HP
1 1 (7.69%) Citrix
1 1 (7.69%) Hitachi
1 1 (7.69%) VMware