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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 196 205 234
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +29
Contract jobs citing Big Data 57 32 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.59% 0.38% 0.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.42% 1.69% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 19 3
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£500 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -
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
1668 1894 1670
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.24% 22.40% 19.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 994 980 884
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 57 38
Average hourly rate £37.50 £23.80 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.56% -10.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.80 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -9.83%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Oxfordshire - 34 £513 - 7
Berkshire -3 6 £450 -4.76% 8
Hampshire -23 6 £600 -11.11% 3
Surrey -19 3 £343 -19.41% 15
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 1
East Sussex - 1 £375 - 1
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 56 (60.22%) Hadoop
2 39 (41.94%) Business Intelligence
3 29 (31.18%) Oracle
4 26 (27.96%) Java
4 26 (27.96%) Data Modelling
5 24 (25.81%) Analytics
6 22 (23.66%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (19.35%) Zachman Framework
7 18 (19.35%) TOGAF
8 17 (18.28%) Linux
8 17 (18.28%) NoSQL
8 17 (18.28%) Security Cleared
9 16 (17.20%) Apache Hive
10 15 (16.13%) Inmon Methodology
10 15 (16.13%) Kimball Methodology
11 14 (15.05%) Open Source
12 13 (13.98%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (12.90%) XML
13 12 (12.90%) SQL
13 12 (12.90%) HTML
13 12 (12.90%) Portfolio Management
14 11 (11.83%) SC Cleared
14 11 (11.83%) JavaScript
14 11 (11.83%) ETL
15 10 (10.75%) PHP
15 10 (10.75%) CSS
15 10 (10.75%) OO
16 9 (9.68%) Confluence
16 9 (9.68%) Apache Pig
16 9 (9.68%) JIRA

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 9 (9.68%) Confluence
1 9 (9.68%) Apache Pig
2 3 (3.23%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.15%) Node.js
3 2 (2.15%) Apache
3 2 (2.15%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (7.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.23%) SaaS
3 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.15%) PaaS
4 1 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.45%) Internet
2 3 (3.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (60.22%) Hadoop
2 17 (18.28%) NoSQL
3 16 (17.20%) Apache Hive
4 13 (13.98%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (9.68%) MySQL
6 6 (6.45%) Apache Accumulo
6 6 (6.45%) Couchbase
6 6 (6.45%) HBase
7 5 (5.38%) SQL Server
7 5 (5.38%) MongoDB
8 4 (4.30%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (4.30%) DB2
9 3 (3.23%) Oracle Database
9 3 (3.23%) Relational Database
9 3 (3.23%) RDBMS
9 3 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (3.23%) Oracle Exadata
9 3 (3.23%) QlikView
9 3 (3.23%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (9.68%) JIRA
2 6 (6.45%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.45%) Subversion
3 4 (4.30%) PHPUnit
4 2 (2.15%) Log4j
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.08%) PyUnit
General
1 5 (5.38%) Finance
2 4 (4.30%) Advertising
2 4 (4.30%) Publishing
3 3 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.15%) Marketing
4 2 (2.15%) Banking
4 2 (2.15%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.15%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.08%) Electronics
5 1 (1.08%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.08%) Games
Job Titles
1 49 (52.69%) Architect
2 32 (34.41%) Developer
3 23 (24.73%) Solutions Architect
4 13 (13.98%) Data Architect
5 10 (10.75%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 8 (8.60%) Technical Architect
7 7 (7.53%) PHP Developer
7 7 (7.53%) Java Developer
8 6 (6.45%) Business Architect
8 6 (6.45%) Enterprise Architect
8 6 (6.45%) Senior Developer
9 5 (5.38%) Analyst
9 5 (5.38%) Business Solution Architect
9 5 (5.38%) Enterprise Data Architect
10 4 (4.30%) Business Analyst
10 4 (4.30%) Cloud Solutions Architect
10 4 (4.30%) Cloud Architect
10 4 (4.30%) Big Data Developer
11 3 (3.23%) Big Data Architect
11 3 (3.23%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.90%) XML
1 12 (12.90%) HTML
2 10 (10.75%) CSS
3 9 (9.68%) Web Services
4 6 (6.45%) Spring
4 6 (6.45%) Kafka
4 6 (6.45%) XSD
4 6 (6.45%) Swing
5 5 (5.38%) LAMP
5 5 (5.38%) Backbone.js
5 5 (5.38%) Ember.js
5 5 (5.38%) AngularJS
5 5 (5.38%) jQuery
6 4 (4.30%) Underscore.js
6 4 (4.30%) KnockoutJS
6 4 (4.30%) Natural Language Processing
6 4 (4.30%) .NET
7 3 (3.23%) Symfony
8 2 (2.15%) Apache Wicket
8 2 (2.15%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.05%) Open Source
2 6 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.38%) Data Structures
3 5 (5.38%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.30%) Visualisation
5 3 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.23%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.23%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.15%) Data Extraction
6 2 (2.15%) Semantic Web
6 2 (2.15%) Life Science
6 2 (2.15%) Linked Data
6 2 (2.15%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.15%) VSAM
6 2 (2.15%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.08%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.08%) DTV
7 1 (1.08%) Informatics
7 1 (1.08%) DataPower
7 1 (1.08%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.28%) Linux
2 4 (4.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (4.30%) Android
2 4 (4.30%) Apple iOS
2 4 (4.30%) UNIX
3 1 (1.08%) AIX
3 1 (1.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (41.94%) Business Intelligence
2 26 (27.96%) Data Modelling
3 24 (25.81%) Analytics
4 22 (23.66%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (19.35%) Zachman Framework
5 18 (19.35%) TOGAF
6 15 (16.13%) Inmon Methodology
6 15 (16.13%) Kimball Methodology
7 12 (12.90%) Portfolio Management
8 11 (11.83%) ETL
9 10 (10.75%) OO
10 9 (9.68%) OOP
10 9 (9.68%) Data Security
11 8 (8.60%) TDD
12 7 (7.53%) ITIL
12 7 (7.53%) Data Architecture
13 6 (6.45%) MapReduce
13 6 (6.45%) DevOps
14 5 (5.38%) Software Engineering
14 5 (5.38%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 26 (27.96%) Java
2 12 (12.90%) SQL
3 11 (11.83%) JavaScript
4 10 (10.75%) PHP
5 9 (9.68%) Python
6 7 (7.53%) Perl
7 6 (6.45%) C#
8 4 (4.30%) PHP5
8 4 (4.30%) JAQL
9 3 (3.23%) C++
9 3 (3.23%) R
10 2 (2.15%) Scala
10 2 (2.15%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.08%) Delphi
11 1 (1.08%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (18.28%) Security Cleared
2 11 (11.83%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.30%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.23%) Degree
5 2 (2.15%) Postgraduate
5 2 (2.15%) ISEB
6 1 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.08%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.08%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (4.30%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (4.30%) HDFS
2 1 (1.08%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (1.08%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 4 (4.30%) Puppet
1 4 (4.30%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 29 (31.18%) Oracle
2 8 (8.60%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.38%) SAP
3 5 (5.38%) Ab Initio
4 4 (4.30%) Tableau
4 4 (4.30%) Teradata
4 4 (4.30%) VMware
4 4 (4.30%) NetApp
4 4 (4.30%) Red Hat
4 4 (4.30%) Cisco
4 4 (4.30%) IBM
5 3 (3.23%) Sybase
5 3 (3.23%) MicroStrategy
5 3 (3.23%) RapidMiner
5 3 (3.23%) Hortonworks
5 3 (3.23%) Cloudera
6 2 (2.15%) Google
6 2 (2.15%) Jaspersoft
6 2 (2.15%) Splunk
7 1 (1.08%) HP
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