The table below looks at the statistics for Big Data skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 170 193 221
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +28
Contract jobs citing Big Data 92 53 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.96% 0.58% 0.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.62% 3.07% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 25 9
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £238 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £565 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £444 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.22% +4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £20.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.50 -
Big Data
England

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 South East region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1990 1726 1648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.78% 18.79% 19.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1244 980 877
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 35 58
Average hourly rate £24.00 £20.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.07% -14.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.68 £13.04 £17.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.75 £45.50
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 the South East

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

Big Data Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Big Data
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Big Data Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Big Data
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Big Data across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Big Data Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Big Data
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Big Data across the South East region.

Big Data Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Big Data
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 28 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
Berkshire +27 28 £488 +30.00% 9
Oxfordshire -8 15 £450 -28.00% 6
Buckinghamshire +8 14 £425 +167.71% 2
Surrey -4 10 £400 -23.07% 24
West Sussex - 9 £325 - 1
Hampshire -7 8 £550 +126.80% 6
East Sussex - 5 £325 - 4
Kent -3 1 - - 4
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 53 (30.64%) Hadoop
2 44 (25.43%) Java
2 44 (25.43%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (20.81%) Finance
4 35 (20.23%) Business Intelligence
5 34 (19.65%) SQL
6 32 (18.50%) Low Latency
7 29 (16.76%) SQL Server
7 29 (16.76%) NoSQL
8 27 (15.61%) JavaScript
9 26 (15.03%) TDD
10 25 (14.45%) Web Services
10 25 (14.45%) Linux
10 25 (14.45%) Data Modelling
10 25 (14.45%) High Availability
11 23 (13.29%) Ab Initio
12 22 (12.72%) IBM
13 21 (12.14%) UNIX
13 21 (12.14%) XML
13 21 (12.14%) C#
13 21 (12.14%) MVC
13 21 (12.14%) AngularJS
14 18 (10.40%) Scrum
14 18 (10.40%) JMS
14 18 (10.40%) Data Warehouse
14 18 (10.40%) ETL
14 18 (10.40%) SOAP
15 17 (9.83%) TCP/IP
15 17 (9.83%) Shell Script
15 17 (9.83%) Analytical Skills

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 16 (9.25%) WebSphere
2 9 (5.20%) Apache Pig
2 9 (5.20%) Apache Spark
3 8 (4.62%) SAS
3 8 (4.62%) Node.js
4 7 (4.05%) Apache Solr
4 7 (4.05%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (4.05%) Apache
5 6 (3.47%) WebLogic
5 6 (3.47%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (2.31%) OpenStack
6 4 (2.31%) Confluence
7 2 (1.16%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.58%) Mule
8 1 (0.58%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 10 (5.78%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.31%) SPSS
3 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.58%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (0.58%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.67%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (7.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.47%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 5 (2.89%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.16%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (1.16%) SaaS
6 1 (0.58%) PaaS
6 1 (0.58%) IaaS
6 1 (0.58%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.83%) TCP/IP
2 14 (8.09%) HTTP
3 6 (3.47%) Internet
4 4 (2.31%) SAN
4 4 (2.31%) AMQP
5 1 (0.58%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.58%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.58%) OpenFlow
5 1 (0.58%) Converged Networks
5 1 (0.58%) VPN
5 1 (0.58%) VLAN
5 1 (0.58%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (30.64%) Hadoop
2 29 (16.76%) NoSQL
2 29 (16.76%) SQL Server
3 18 (10.40%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (9.83%) Apache Cassandra
5 13 (7.51%) DB2
6 12 (6.94%) MongoDB
7 11 (6.36%) Redis
8 10 (5.78%) Apache Hive
9 9 (5.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (4.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (4.05%) HBase
10 7 (4.05%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (4.05%) Oracle Database
11 6 (3.47%) PowerCenter
12 5 (2.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (2.31%) RDBMS
13 4 (2.31%) Relational Database
13 4 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (3.47%) Selenium
1 6 (3.47%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (2.31%) Subversion
3 4 (2.31%) JIRA
3 4 (2.31%) Ant
3 4 (2.31%) JUnit
3 4 (2.31%) Eclipse
3 4 (2.31%) Mercurial
3 4 (2.31%) Cucumber
3 4 (2.31%) SoapUI
3 4 (2.31%) Gradle
3 4 (2.31%) LoadUI
4 2 (1.16%) ERwin
5 1 (0.58%) JMeter
5 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.58%) Grunt
General
1 36 (20.81%) Finance
2 16 (9.25%) Telecoms
3 15 (8.67%) Games
4 4 (2.31%) Banking
5 2 (1.16%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.16%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.16%) Publishing
6 1 (0.58%) Retail
6 1 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.58%) Law
6 1 (0.58%) Legal
Job Titles
1 84 (48.55%) Developer
2 31 (17.92%) Architect
3 21 (12.14%) Analyst
4 20 (11.56%) Data Architect
5 19 (10.98%) Ab Initio Developer
6 13 (7.51%) Big Data Architect
7 11 (6.36%) Senior Developer
7 11 (6.36%) Data Analyst
7 11 (6.36%) .NET Developer
8 10 (5.78%) Administrator
8 10 (5.78%) Hadoop Administrator
9 9 (5.20%) Java Developer
9 9 (5.20%) Consultant
9 9 (5.20%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
10 8 (4.62%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (4.62%) Project Manager
11 7 (4.05%) Business Analyst
11 7 (4.05%) Senior Analyst
12 6 (3.47%) Ruby Developer
12 6 (3.47%) Big Data Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (14.45%) Web Services
2 21 (12.14%) XML
2 21 (12.14%) AngularJS
3 18 (10.40%) SOAP
3 18 (10.40%) JMS
4 16 (9.25%) .NET
5 15 (8.67%) HTML
6 13 (7.51%) CSS
6 13 (7.51%) WSDL
7 11 (6.36%) Reactive Extensions
7 11 (6.36%) Task Parallel Library
7 11 (6.36%) ASP.NET Web API
8 10 (5.78%) JSON
8 10 (5.78%) Middleware
9 9 (5.20%) WebSphere MQ
10 6 (3.47%) Ruby on Rails
11 5 (2.89%) Java EE
11 5 (2.89%) jQuery
11 5 (2.89%) Lucene
11 5 (2.89%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.83%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (9.25%) DataPower
3 11 (6.36%) Online Games
4 10 (5.78%) Data Integration
5 8 (4.62%) Management Information System
5 8 (4.62%) Semantic Web
6 7 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (3.47%) Data Centre
8 5 (2.89%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.16%) Grid Computing
9 2 (1.16%) Statistics
9 2 (1.16%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.16%) GIS
10 1 (0.58%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.58%) EMC VMAX
10 1 (0.58%) FlexPod
10 1 (0.58%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.58%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.58%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.58%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 25 (14.45%) Linux
2 21 (12.14%) UNIX
3 9 (5.20%) Windows
4 4 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.58%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (0.58%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.58%) SUSE
5 1 (0.58%) Fedora
5 1 (0.58%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.58%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (25.43%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (20.23%) Business Intelligence
3 32 (18.50%) Low Latency
4 26 (15.03%) TDD
5 25 (14.45%) Data Modelling
5 25 (14.45%) High Availability
6 21 (12.14%) MVC
7 18 (10.40%) ETL
7 18 (10.40%) Scrum
8 16 (9.25%) MapReduce
9 15 (8.67%) Data Analysis
10 14 (8.09%) Configuration Management
10 14 (8.09%) E-Commerce
10 14 (8.09%) Analytics
11 13 (7.51%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (6.36%) Mentoring
13 10 (5.78%) SOA
14 9 (5.20%) Web Development
15 8 (4.62%) Open Source
15 8 (4.62%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (25.43%) Java
2 34 (19.65%) SQL
3 27 (15.61%) JavaScript
4 21 (12.14%) C#
5 17 (9.83%) Shell Script
6 14 (8.09%) Python
7 11 (6.36%) Ruby
8 9 (5.20%) Scala
8 9 (5.20%) PHP
9 6 (3.47%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.31%) Perl
10 4 (2.31%) R
10 4 (2.31%) XQuery
10 4 (2.31%) XPath
10 4 (2.31%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.73%) C++
12 1 (0.58%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (4.05%) Degree
2 6 (3.47%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.31%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.73%) CISSP
5 2 (1.16%) PMP
5 2 (1.16%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.58%) IBM Certification
6 1 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.58%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.36%) SLA
2 1 (0.58%) QA
System Software
1 8 (4.62%) Docker
2 3 (1.73%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.58%) HDFS
3 1 (0.58%) NFS
3 1 (0.58%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.58%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.58%) SRDF
3 1 (0.58%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 6 (3.47%) Puppet
2 4 (2.31%) Vagrant
3 2 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.16%) Ansible
3 2 (1.16%) Mesos
4 1 (0.58%) EMC VPLEX
4 1 (0.58%) SnapMirror
4 1 (0.58%) SnapVault
4 1 (0.58%) Oozie
4 1 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.58%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.58%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (13.29%) Ab Initio
2 22 (12.72%) IBM
3 16 (9.25%) Oracle
4 12 (6.94%) Microsoft
5 10 (5.78%) Cloudera
6 6 (3.47%) Informatica
6 6 (3.47%) HP
7 5 (2.89%) Red Hat
7 5 (2.89%) ArcSight
8 4 (2.31%) Atlassian
9 3 (1.73%) Netezza
9 3 (1.73%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.73%) SAP
9 3 (1.73%) Cognos
10 2 (1.16%) VMware
10 2 (1.16%) Teradata
10 2 (1.16%) Greenplum
10 2 (1.16%) Vertica
10 2 (1.16%) Coverity
11 1 (0.58%) Splunk
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