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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 171 216 223
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +7
Contract jobs citing Big Data 102 35 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.03% 0.38% 0.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.80% 2.01% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 19 10
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£475 £475 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £238 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £635 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £473 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.33 - £20.00
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
2125 1744 1764
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.44% 19.07% 20.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1289 1007 946
Average daily rate £375 £350 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 30 48
Average hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -26.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.04 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.69%

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 August 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 August 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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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
Berkshire +21 29 £500 +33.33% 10
Oxfordshire -1 25 £450 +12.50% 13
Buckinghamshire - 14 £425 - 3
West Sussex -5 11 £338 -46.00% 1
Hampshire -6 11 £575 +137.11% 6
Surrey -4 9 £400 -30.43% 13
East Sussex - 3 £325 - 2
Kent +7 2 £500 - 1
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 50 (27.17%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (26.09%) Hadoop
3 43 (23.37%) Java
4 39 (21.20%) SQL
5 38 (20.65%) Finance
6 37 (20.11%) Low Latency
7 33 (17.93%) Business Intelligence
8 32 (17.39%) Data Modelling
9 31 (16.85%) SQL Server
10 29 (15.76%) JavaScript
11 28 (15.22%) Ab Initio
12 27 (14.67%) Web Services
12 27 (14.67%) High Availability
13 26 (14.13%) TDD
14 25 (13.59%) UNIX
14 25 (13.59%) IBM
15 24 (13.04%) NoSQL
15 24 (13.04%) AngularJS
16 23 (12.50%) XML
16 23 (12.50%) WebSphere
17 22 (11.96%) Analytics
17 22 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
18 21 (11.41%) Data Analysis
18 21 (11.41%) C#
18 21 (11.41%) ETL
18 21 (11.41%) Shell Script
19 20 (10.87%) Linux
19 20 (10.87%) .NET
20 19 (10.33%) Data Warehouse
20 19 (10.33%) MVC

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 23 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 13 (7.07%) Node.js
3 11 (5.98%) Apache Spark
4 8 (4.35%) SAS
4 8 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
4 8 (4.35%) WebLogic
4 8 (4.35%) Apache
5 6 (3.26%) Apache Solr
5 6 (3.26%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (2.72%) Apache Pig
7 4 (2.17%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.63%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.54%) IIS
9 1 (0.54%) Confluence
9 1 (0.54%) Mule
9 1 (0.54%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 12 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.17%) SPSS
3 1 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.54%) MS Project
3 1 (0.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.54%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (0.54%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.33%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (9.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 6 (3.26%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.09%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (1.09%) SaaS
4 2 (1.09%) PaaS
5 1 (0.54%) IaaS
5 1 (0.54%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.24%) TCP/IP
2 15 (8.15%) HTTP
3 4 (2.17%) SAN
4 3 (1.63%) Internet
5 2 (1.09%) Firewall
5 2 (1.09%) VPN
6 1 (0.54%) DNS
6 1 (0.54%) VLAN
6 1 (0.54%) NAS
6 1 (0.54%) AMQP
6 1 (0.54%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.54%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.54%) OpenFlow
6 1 (0.54%) Converged Networks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (26.09%) Hadoop
2 31 (16.85%) SQL Server
3 24 (13.04%) NoSQL
4 19 (10.33%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (7.07%) DB2
5 13 (7.07%) MongoDB
5 13 (7.07%) Apache Cassandra
6 11 (5.98%) Redis
7 9 (4.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (3.80%) PowerCenter
10 6 (3.26%) HBase
11 5 (2.72%) Relational Database
11 5 (2.72%) Apache Hive
11 5 (2.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (2.17%) RDBMS
12 4 (2.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (4.89%) Selenium
2 6 (3.26%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.17%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (1.63%) ERwin
5 2 (1.09%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.09%) LoadUI
6 1 (0.54%) Grunt
6 1 (0.54%) Gradle
6 1 (0.54%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.54%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.54%) JMeter
6 1 (0.54%) Subversion
6 1 (0.54%) JIRA
6 1 (0.54%) Ant
6 1 (0.54%) JUnit
6 1 (0.54%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.54%) Rational Rose
6 1 (0.54%) Eclipse
General
1 38 (20.65%) Finance
2 16 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 13 (7.07%) Games
4 6 (3.26%) Banking
4 6 (3.26%) Publishing
5 5 (2.72%) Retail
6 3 (1.63%) Legal
7 2 (1.09%) Spanish Language
7 2 (1.09%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.54%) Local Government
8 1 (0.54%) Marketing
8 1 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.54%) Automotive
8 1 (0.54%) Law
Job Titles
1 81 (44.02%) Developer
2 36 (19.57%) Architect
3 23 (12.50%) Ab Initio Developer
4 21 (11.41%) Analyst
5 17 (9.24%) Data Architect
6 16 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
7 11 (5.98%) Administrator
7 11 (5.98%) .NET Developer
7 11 (5.98%) Consultant
7 11 (5.98%) Project Manager
8 10 (5.43%) Data Analyst
8 10 (5.43%) Senior Developer
8 10 (5.43%) Hadoop Administrator
9 9 (4.89%) Big Data Architect
9 9 (4.89%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
10 8 (4.35%) Business Analyst
11 6 (3.26%) Ruby Developer
12 5 (2.72%) Big Data Developer
12 5 (2.72%) Full Stack Developer
12 5 (2.72%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (14.67%) Web Services
2 24 (13.04%) AngularJS
3 23 (12.50%) XML
4 20 (10.87%) .NET
5 17 (9.24%) SOAP
6 16 (8.70%) JMS
7 14 (7.61%) WSDL
8 13 (7.07%) HTML
9 12 (6.52%) Middleware
10 11 (5.98%) CSS
11 10 (5.43%) WebSphere MQ
11 10 (5.43%) Reactive Extensions
11 10 (5.43%) Task Parallel Library
11 10 (5.43%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (3.80%) JSON
12 7 (3.80%) J2EE
13 6 (3.26%) Ruby on Rails
13 6 (3.26%) Kafka
14 5 (2.72%) Lucene
14 5 (2.72%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (9.24%) DataPower
3 12 (6.52%) Data Integration
4 10 (5.43%) Online Games
5 9 (4.89%) Management Information System
5 9 (4.89%) Semantic Web
6 8 (4.35%) Algorithms
7 6 (3.26%) Data Centre
8 5 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.72%) GIS
9 3 (1.63%) Visualisation
10 2 (1.09%) Statistics
10 2 (1.09%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.54%) Wiki
11 1 (0.54%) PMI
11 1 (0.54%) Replication
11 1 (0.54%) CLARiiON
11 1 (0.54%) Social Media
11 1 (0.54%) Telematics
11 1 (0.54%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (13.59%) UNIX
2 20 (10.87%) Linux
3 10 (5.43%) Windows
4 4 (2.17%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.17%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.54%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.54%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.54%) Android
5 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (27.17%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (20.11%) Low Latency
3 33 (17.93%) Business Intelligence
4 32 (17.39%) Data Modelling
5 27 (14.67%) High Availability
6 26 (14.13%) TDD
7 22 (11.96%) Analytics
8 21 (11.41%) Data Analysis
8 21 (11.41%) ETL
9 19 (10.33%) MVC
10 16 (8.70%) Scrum
11 14 (7.61%) Mentoring
12 13 (7.07%) Configuration Management
12 13 (7.07%) Project Management
12 13 (7.07%) E-Commerce
13 12 (6.52%) Data Management
13 12 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (5.43%) ITIL
14 10 (5.43%) PRINCE2
14 10 (5.43%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 43 (23.37%) Java
2 39 (21.20%) SQL
3 29 (15.76%) JavaScript
4 21 (11.41%) C#
4 21 (11.41%) Shell Script
5 16 (8.70%) Python
6 10 (5.43%) Ruby
6 10 (5.43%) Scala
7 9 (4.89%) PowerShell
7 9 (4.89%) PHP
8 6 (3.26%) T-SQL
9 5 (2.72%) C++
10 4 (2.17%) XPath
10 4 (2.17%) XQuery
11 3 (1.63%) R
12 1 (0.54%) C
12 1 (0.54%) Perl
12 1 (0.54%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (5.43%) Degree
2 3 (1.63%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.63%) CISSP
2 3 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (1.63%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.09%) PMP
4 1 (0.54%) IBM Certification
4 1 (0.54%) MBA
4 1 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.54%) PhD
4 1 (0.54%) ISEB
4 1 (0.54%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.52%) SLA
2 3 (1.63%) QA
3 1 (0.54%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (4.35%) Docker
2 4 (2.17%) Apache Flume
3 2 (1.09%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.54%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.54%) SRDF
4 1 (0.54%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (0.54%) NFS
4 1 (0.54%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (1.63%) Puppet
2 2 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.09%) Ansible
2 2 (1.09%) Mesos
3 1 (0.54%) EMC VPLEX
3 1 (0.54%) SnapMirror
3 1 (0.54%) SnapVault
3 1 (0.54%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.54%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (15.22%) Ab Initio
2 25 (13.59%) IBM
3 18 (9.78%) Microsoft
4 14 (7.61%) Oracle
5 9 (4.89%) Cloudera
6 8 (4.35%) HP
7 7 (3.80%) Informatica
8 5 (2.72%) ArcSight
9 4 (2.17%) Vertica
9 4 (2.17%) SAP
10 3 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (1.63%) VMware
10 3 (1.63%) Netezza
11 2 (1.09%) Teradata
11 2 (1.09%) Kronos
11 2 (1.09%) Greenplum
11 2 (1.09%) Cognos
12 1 (0.54%) Cisco
12 1 (0.54%) Sybase
12 1 (0.54%) Dell
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