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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 222 215 248
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +33
Contract jobs citing Big Data 21 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.18% 0.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.32% 0.85% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 8
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£600 £425 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.17% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £365 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £550 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £400 £338
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £67.00 £20.00 -
% change year-on-year
+235.00% -
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
1585 1878 1832
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.28% 21.56% 18.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 874 1015 877
Average daily rate £360 £365 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 41 41
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £13.85 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.70 £45.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.34 £32.03 £30.70
% change year-on-year
+4.09% +4.32%

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 2014. 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
Surrey -5 3 £300 -17.80% 9
Hampshire -8 3 £419 -1.47% 8
West Sussex - 3 £625 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £400 - 6
Berkshire +13 1 - - 13
Kent -4 1 - - 2
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 1
East Sussex - 1 £375 - 2
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 43 (52.44%) Hadoop
2 36 (43.90%) Analytics
3 29 (35.37%) Java
4 26 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (28.05%) SQL
6 20 (24.39%) OO
6 20 (24.39%) Apache Hive
6 20 (24.39%) NoSQL
7 19 (23.17%) Open Source
8 18 (21.95%) OOP
9 17 (20.73%) Linux
9 17 (20.73%) MySQL
9 17 (20.73%) Security Cleared
10 16 (19.51%) Oracle
10 16 (19.51%) PHP
11 15 (18.29%) XML
11 15 (18.29%) HTML
12 14 (17.07%) JavaScript
12 14 (17.07%) Python
12 14 (17.07%) Data Modelling
13 13 (15.85%) CSS
13 13 (15.85%) Project Management
13 13 (15.85%) Apache Pig
14 12 (14.63%) Data Security
15 11 (13.41%) Perl
15 11 (13.41%) SC Cleared
15 11 (13.41%) Subversion
15 11 (13.41%) Git (software)
15 11 (13.41%) MapReduce
15 11 (13.41%) Relational Database

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 13 (15.85%) Apache Pig
2 8 (9.76%) Confluence
3 2 (2.44%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.44%) Apache
4 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.22%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.22%) SugarCRM
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 6 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.22%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.66%) SaaS
2 2 (2.44%) PaaS
3 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.76%) Internet
2 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (52.44%) Hadoop
2 20 (24.39%) Apache Hive
2 20 (24.39%) NoSQL
3 17 (20.73%) MySQL
4 11 (13.41%) Relational Database
5 10 (12.20%) HBase
5 10 (12.20%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (9.76%) DB2
6 8 (9.76%) Apache Accumulo
7 7 (8.54%) Oracle Database
7 7 (8.54%) SQL Server
7 7 (8.54%) RDBMS
7 7 (8.54%) QlikView
8 6 (7.32%) Couchbase
9 3 (3.66%) Oracle Exadata
10 2 (2.44%) MongoDB
10 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (2.44%) JasperReports
10 2 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (13.41%) Subversion
1 11 (13.41%) Git (software)
2 8 (9.76%) JIRA
3 7 (8.54%) PHPUnit
4 3 (3.66%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.44%) Log4j
6 1 (1.22%) NUnit
6 1 (1.22%) Selenium
6 1 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.22%) MSTest
6 1 (1.22%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (9.76%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (7.32%) Advertising
3 5 (6.10%) Publishing
4 4 (4.88%) Finance
5 3 (3.66%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.44%) Banking
7 1 (1.22%) Games
7 1 (1.22%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.22%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 40 (48.78%) Developer
2 30 (36.59%) Architect
3 13 (15.85%) PHP Developer
4 12 (14.63%) Data Architect
5 11 (13.41%) Senior Developer
6 9 (10.98%) Java Developer
7 8 (9.76%) Technical Architect
8 7 (8.54%) Analyst
9 6 (7.32%) Big Data Architect
10 5 (6.10%) Support Analyst
10 5 (6.10%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (6.10%) Software Developer
10 5 (6.10%) Enterprise Architect
10 5 (6.10%) Senior PHP Developer
10 5 (6.10%) Enterprise Data Architect
11 4 (4.88%) Senior Architect
11 4 (4.88%) Technical Developer
11 4 (4.88%) Senior Technical Architect
11 4 (4.88%) Project Manager
12 3 (3.66%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.29%) XML
1 15 (18.29%) HTML
2 13 (15.85%) CSS
3 9 (10.98%) LAMP
4 8 (9.76%) Kafka
4 8 (9.76%) Spring
4 8 (9.76%) Swing
4 8 (9.76%) XSD
5 7 (8.54%) Web Services
6 6 (7.32%) Natural Language Processing
6 6 (7.32%) Backbone.js
6 6 (7.32%) KnockoutJS
6 6 (7.32%) Symfony
6 6 (7.32%) Ember.js
6 6 (7.32%) Underscore.js
6 6 (7.32%) AngularJS
7 5 (6.10%) SOAP
7 5 (6.10%) REST
8 3 (3.66%) .NET
8 3 (3.66%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (23.17%) Open Source
2 9 (10.98%) Visualisation
3 8 (9.76%) Management Information System
3 8 (9.76%) Data Structures
4 6 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (7.32%) Algorithms
5 5 (6.10%) Data Integration
6 4 (4.88%) iPad
6 4 (4.88%) Computer Science
7 3 (3.66%) Mobile App
8 2 (2.44%) Linked Data
8 2 (2.44%) Semantic Web
8 2 (2.44%) Life Science
9 1 (1.22%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.22%) N-Tier
9 1 (1.22%) PMI
9 1 (1.22%) Online Games
9 1 (1.22%) DataPower
9 1 (1.22%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 17 (20.73%) Linux
2 7 (8.54%) Apple iOS
2 7 (8.54%) Android
3 3 (3.66%) UNIX
4 1 (1.22%) Windows
4 1 (1.22%) AIX
4 1 (1.22%) Solaris
4 1 (1.22%) CentOS
4 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (43.90%) Analytics
2 26 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (24.39%) OO
4 18 (21.95%) OOP
5 14 (17.07%) Data Modelling
6 13 (15.85%) Project Management
7 12 (14.63%) Data Security
8 11 (13.41%) MapReduce
9 10 (12.20%) ETL
10 9 (10.98%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (10.98%) TDD
11 8 (9.76%) MVC
11 8 (9.76%) Data Analytics
12 7 (8.54%) Software Engineering
12 7 (8.54%) Unit Testing
12 7 (8.54%) BDD
13 6 (7.32%) Data Architecture
13 6 (7.32%) Project Planning
13 6 (7.32%) Web Development
13 6 (7.32%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 29 (35.37%) Java
2 23 (28.05%) SQL
3 16 (19.51%) PHP
4 14 (17.07%) JavaScript
4 14 (17.07%) Python
5 11 (13.41%) Perl
6 8 (9.76%) C#
7 7 (8.54%) R
8 6 (7.32%) PHP5
8 6 (7.32%) C++
9 5 (6.10%) C
10 2 (2.44%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.22%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.22%) Delphi
11 1 (1.22%) Scala
Qualifications
1 17 (20.73%) Security Cleared
2 11 (13.41%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.54%) DV Cleared
4 6 (7.32%) Degree
5 1 (1.22%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.22%) ISEB
5 1 (1.22%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.22%) MBA
5 1 (1.22%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.22%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.22%) Apache Flume
1 1 (1.22%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) Puppet
1 1 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (19.51%) Oracle
2 7 (8.54%) Sybase
3 6 (7.32%) Tableau
3 6 (7.32%) RapidMiner
3 6 (7.32%) Cloudera
3 6 (7.32%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.10%) SAP
4 5 (6.10%) Cognos
4 5 (6.10%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (4.88%) IBM
6 2 (2.44%) Jaspersoft
6 2 (2.44%) Hortonworks
6 2 (2.44%) Google
7 1 (1.22%) Remedy
7 1 (1.22%) MathWorks
7 1 (1.22%) HP
7 1 (1.22%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.22%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.22%) Telerik
7 1 (1.22%) Teradata
Reading, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
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