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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 227 227 246
Rank change year-on-year
0 +19
Contract jobs citing Big Data 22 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.17% 0.089%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.35% 0.82% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 8
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£588 £450 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.55% +24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £365 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £550 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +25.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £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
1628 1835 1872
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.61% 21.09% 18.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 915 988 895
Average daily rate £350 £370 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 41 49
Average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.02 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.88 £45.00 £38.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.09 £30.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+6.96% -5.51%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -2 4 £300 -17.80% 14
Hampshire - 4 £238 - 6
West Sussex - 3 £625 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £400 - 9
Berkshire +6 1 - - 13
Kent -4 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £375 - 2
Middlesex - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 45 (48.39%) Hadoop
2 40 (43.01%) Analytics
3 31 (33.33%) Java
4 29 (31.18%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (27.96%) SQL
6 22 (23.66%) NoSQL
7 20 (21.51%) OOP
7 20 (21.51%) OO
8 19 (20.43%) MySQL
8 19 (20.43%) Open Source
8 19 (20.43%) Apache Hive
9 18 (19.35%) Oracle
10 17 (18.28%) HTML
10 17 (18.28%) PHP
10 17 (18.28%) XML
10 17 (18.28%) Security Cleared
11 16 (17.20%) JavaScript
11 16 (17.20%) Linux
12 15 (16.13%) CSS
13 14 (15.05%) Python
13 14 (15.05%) Data Modelling
13 14 (15.05%) Project Management
14 13 (13.98%) Business Intelligence
15 12 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
15 12 (12.90%) Perl
15 12 (12.90%) Data Security
15 12 (12.90%) LAMP
15 12 (12.90%) Apache Pig
16 11 (11.83%) Data Analytics
16 11 (11.83%) Relational Database

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 12 (12.90%) Apache Pig
2 8 (8.60%) Confluence
3 3 (3.23%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.15%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.15%) Apache
4 2 (2.15%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.15%) MQSeries
4 2 (2.15%) CMS
4 2 (2.15%) Escenic
4 2 (2.15%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.15%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.08%) SugarCRM
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 8 (8.60%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.23%) SaaS
2 2 (2.15%) PaaS
2 2 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.60%) Internet
2 1 (1.08%) Firewall
2 1 (1.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (48.39%) Hadoop
2 22 (23.66%) NoSQL
3 19 (20.43%) Apache Hive
3 19 (20.43%) MySQL
4 12 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (11.83%) SQL Server
5 11 (11.83%) Relational Database
6 9 (9.68%) HBase
7 8 (8.60%) Couchbase
7 8 (8.60%) Apache Accumulo
7 8 (8.60%) DB2
8 7 (7.53%) RDBMS
8 7 (7.53%) QlikView
8 7 (7.53%) Oracle Database
9 4 (4.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (4.30%) MongoDB
9 4 (4.30%) Data Mining
10 3 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (3.23%) Oracle Exadata
11 2 (2.15%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (11.83%) Subversion
1 11 (11.83%) Git (software)
2 8 (8.60%) JIRA
3 7 (7.53%) PHPUnit
4 3 (3.23%) NUnit
4 3 (3.23%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.15%) Log4j
5 2 (2.15%) Maven
6 1 (1.08%) Selenium
6 1 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.08%) MSTest
6 1 (1.08%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (8.60%) Pharmaceutical
1 8 (8.60%) Finance
2 7 (7.53%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.45%) Advertising
3 6 (6.45%) Publishing
4 3 (3.23%) Marketing
5 2 (2.15%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.15%) Games
5 2 (2.15%) Electronics
6 1 (1.08%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.08%) Banking
6 1 (1.08%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 42 (45.16%) Developer
2 29 (31.18%) Architect
3 13 (13.98%) Senior Developer
3 13 (13.98%) PHP Developer
4 12 (12.90%) Analyst
5 11 (11.83%) Data Architect
5 11 (11.83%) Java Developer
6 8 (8.60%) Technical Architect
7 5 (5.38%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (5.38%) Software Developer
7 5 (5.38%) Support Analyst
7 5 (5.38%) Enterprise Architect
7 5 (5.38%) Consultant
7 5 (5.38%) Senior PHP Developer
7 5 (5.38%) Enterprise Data Architect
7 5 (5.38%) Big Data Architect
8 4 (4.30%) Senior Architect
8 4 (4.30%) Technical Developer
8 4 (4.30%) Senior Technical Architect
8 4 (4.30%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (18.28%) HTML
1 17 (18.28%) XML
2 15 (16.13%) CSS
3 12 (12.90%) LAMP
4 10 (10.75%) Spring
5 8 (8.60%) .NET
5 8 (8.60%) XSD
5 8 (8.60%) Swing
5 8 (8.60%) Web Services
5 8 (8.60%) Kafka
6 6 (6.45%) Ember.js
6 6 (6.45%) Underscore.js
6 6 (6.45%) AngularJS
6 6 (6.45%) Backbone.js
6 6 (6.45%) KnockoutJS
6 6 (6.45%) Natural Language Processing
6 6 (6.45%) Symfony
7 5 (5.38%) jQuery
7 5 (5.38%) SOAP
7 5 (5.38%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.43%) Open Source
2 9 (9.68%) Visualisation
2 9 (9.68%) Management Information System
3 7 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.38%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.38%) Data Integration
5 4 (4.30%) iPad
5 4 (4.30%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.15%) Linked Data
6 2 (2.15%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (2.15%) DTV
6 2 (2.15%) Semantic Web
6 2 (2.15%) Life Science
7 1 (1.08%) Online Games
7 1 (1.08%) DataPower
7 1 (1.08%) Statistics
7 1 (1.08%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.08%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.08%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.08%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.20%) Linux
2 7 (7.53%) Android
2 7 (7.53%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.15%) UNIX
4 1 (1.08%) Windows
4 1 (1.08%) AIX
4 1 (1.08%) Solaris
4 1 (1.08%) CentOS
4 1 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (43.01%) Analytics
2 29 (31.18%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (21.51%) OOP
3 20 (21.51%) OO
4 14 (15.05%) Data Modelling
4 14 (15.05%) Project Management
5 13 (13.98%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (12.90%) Data Security
7 11 (11.83%) TDD
7 11 (11.83%) Data Analytics
8 10 (10.75%) MapReduce
8 10 (10.75%) ETL
8 10 (10.75%) MVC
9 9 (9.68%) BDD
10 7 (7.53%) Software Engineering
10 7 (7.53%) Unit Testing
10 7 (7.53%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (6.45%) Data Management
11 6 (6.45%) CRM
11 6 (6.45%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 31 (33.33%) Java
2 26 (27.96%) SQL
3 17 (18.28%) PHP
4 16 (17.20%) JavaScript
5 14 (15.05%) Python
6 12 (12.90%) Perl
7 11 (11.83%) C#
8 8 (8.60%) R
9 6 (6.45%) PHP5
9 6 (6.45%) C++
10 5 (5.38%) C
11 3 (3.23%) Scala
12 2 (2.15%) Shell Script
12 2 (2.15%) T-SQL
13 1 (1.08%) Delphi
13 1 (1.08%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 17 (18.28%) Security Cleared
2 11 (11.83%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.53%) DV Cleared
4 6 (6.45%) Degree
5 1 (1.08%) CBAP
5 1 (1.08%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.08%) PhD
5 1 (1.08%) ISEB
5 1 (1.08%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.08%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.08%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.15%) Puppet
1 2 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (19.35%) Oracle
2 8 (8.60%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.53%) Sybase
3 7 (7.53%) SAP
4 6 (6.45%) Tableau
4 6 (6.45%) RapidMiner
4 6 (6.45%) Cloudera
5 5 (5.38%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (5.38%) Cognos
6 4 (4.30%) IBM
7 2 (2.15%) JBoss
7 2 (2.15%) Hortonworks
7 2 (2.15%) Google
7 2 (2.15%) Jaspersoft
8 1 (1.08%) Pardot
8 1 (1.08%) Red Gate
8 1 (1.08%) Remedy
8 1 (1.08%) MathWorks
8 1 (1.08%) Ab Initio
8 1 (1.08%) Teradata