The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the South East region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 195 223 244
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +21
Contract jobs citing Big Data 49 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.53% 0.15% 0.050%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.88% 0.79% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 9 5
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£425 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1702 1654 1801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.49% 19.51% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 978 875 912
Average daily rate £350 £370 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 58 53
Average hourly rate £21.50 £26.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.09% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.22 £17.05 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.80 £47.50 £38.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Big Data
England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Surrey +4 15 £520 +197.14% 10
Hampshire +2 14 £248 -32.88% 1
Berkshire +3 5 £375 -31.81% 7
Buckinghamshire - 5 £159 - 2
Middlesex - 5 - -
Kent - 3 £310 -
Oxfordshire +3 1 £625 +38.88% 5
West Sussex - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 44 (43.14%) Hadoop
2 43 (42.16%) Analytics
3 30 (29.41%) Java
4 27 (26.47%) SQL
5 25 (24.51%) NoSQL
6 20 (19.61%) OOP
6 20 (19.61%) OO
7 19 (18.63%) PHP
7 19 (18.63%) MySQL
7 19 (18.63%) Apache Hive
8 18 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (16.67%) Security Cleared
9 17 (16.67%) Oracle
9 17 (16.67%) JavaScript
9 17 (16.67%) Data Modelling
9 17 (16.67%) Open Source
10 16 (15.69%) Linux
10 16 (15.69%) HTML
10 16 (15.69%) CSS
11 15 (14.71%) XML
11 15 (14.71%) Data Warehouse
11 15 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (13.73%) Project Management
12 14 (13.73%) LAMP
13 13 (12.75%) Python
13 13 (12.75%) SQL Server
13 13 (12.75%) Couchbase
14 12 (11.76%) Apache Pig
14 12 (11.76%) Subversion
14 12 (11.76%) Git (software)

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (11.76%) Apache Pig
2 8 (7.84%) Confluence
3 3 (2.94%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.96%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.96%) Apache
4 2 (1.96%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.96%) MQSeries
4 2 (1.96%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.96%) Escenic
4 2 (1.96%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.96%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (1.96%) CMS
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.98%) SAS
5 1 (0.98%) IIS
5 1 (0.98%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 7 (6.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.98%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (0.98%) PowerPivot
2 1 (0.98%) MS Project
2 1 (0.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.96%) SaaS
3 1 (0.98%) PaaS
3 1 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.84%) Internet
2 1 (0.98%) Firewall
2 1 (0.98%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (43.14%) Hadoop
2 25 (24.51%) NoSQL
3 19 (18.63%) Apache Hive
3 19 (18.63%) MySQL
4 15 (14.71%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (12.75%) SQL Server
5 13 (12.75%) Couchbase
6 11 (10.78%) Relational Database
7 9 (8.82%) HBase
7 9 (8.82%) DB2
8 8 (7.84%) MongoDB
8 8 (7.84%) QlikView
8 8 (7.84%) Apache Accumulo
8 8 (7.84%) Oracle Database
9 7 (6.86%) RDBMS
10 6 (5.88%) RapidMiner
11 5 (4.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (3.92%) Data Mining
13 3 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 2 (1.96%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 12 (11.76%) Subversion
1 12 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.84%) JIRA
3 7 (6.86%) PHPUnit
4 6 (5.88%) Maven
4 6 (5.88%) NUnit
5 3 (2.94%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.98%) Selenium
6 1 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.98%) MSTest
6 1 (0.98%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.98%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (7.84%) Pharmaceutical
1 8 (7.84%) Finance
2 7 (6.86%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.88%) Advertising
3 6 (5.88%) Publishing
4 3 (2.94%) Marketing
5 2 (1.96%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.96%) Games
5 2 (1.96%) Electronics
6 1 (0.98%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.98%) Legal
6 1 (0.98%) Banking
6 1 (0.98%) Retail
6 1 (0.98%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 43 (42.16%) Developer
2 31 (30.39%) Architect
3 13 (12.75%) Analyst
3 13 (12.75%) Senior Developer
3 13 (12.75%) PHP Developer
4 11 (10.78%) Data Architect
4 11 (10.78%) Technical Architect
4 11 (10.78%) Java Developer
5 7 (6.86%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (4.90%) Consultant
6 5 (4.90%) Support Analyst
6 5 (4.90%) Senior PHP Developer
6 5 (4.90%) Big Data Architect
7 4 (3.92%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (3.92%) Business Intelligence Architect
7 4 (3.92%) Senior Technical Architect
7 4 (3.92%) Senior Architect
7 4 (3.92%) Technical Developer
7 4 (3.92%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (3.92%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.69%) HTML
1 16 (15.69%) CSS
2 15 (14.71%) XML
3 14 (13.73%) LAMP
4 11 (10.78%) .NET
5 10 (9.80%) Spring
5 10 (9.80%) Web Services
5 10 (9.80%) MapReduce
6 8 (7.84%) Kafka
6 8 (7.84%) XSD
6 8 (7.84%) Swing
7 7 (6.86%) Ember.js
7 7 (6.86%) Underscore.js
7 7 (6.86%) AngularJS
7 7 (6.86%) Backbone.js
7 7 (6.86%) KnockoutJS
8 6 (5.88%) Natural Language Processing
8 6 (5.88%) Symfony
9 5 (4.90%) jQuery
9 5 (4.90%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.67%) Open Source
2 11 (10.78%) Visualisation
3 8 (7.84%) Management Information System
4 7 (6.86%) Data Integration
5 6 (5.88%) Mobile App
6 5 (4.90%) Inversion of Control
6 5 (4.90%) Computer Science
7 4 (3.92%) iPad
8 2 (1.96%) Social Media
8 2 (1.96%) DTV
8 2 (1.96%) Semantic Web
8 2 (1.96%) Life Science
8 2 (1.96%) Statistics
8 2 (1.96%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.96%) Linked Data
9 1 (0.98%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.98%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.98%) Replication
9 1 (0.98%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.98%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 16 (15.69%) Linux
2 8 (7.84%) Android
2 8 (7.84%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.96%) UNIX
3 2 (1.96%) Windows
4 1 (0.98%) AIX
4 1 (0.98%) Solaris
4 1 (0.98%) CentOS
4 1 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (42.16%) Analytics
2 20 (19.61%) OOP
2 20 (19.61%) OO
3 18 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 15 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (13.73%) Project Management
7 12 (11.76%) Data Security
7 12 (11.76%) MVC
8 11 (10.78%) Data Analytics
9 10 (9.80%) TDD
10 9 (8.82%) BDD
11 8 (7.84%) Unit Testing
11 8 (7.84%) ETL
12 7 (6.86%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (6.86%) Data Management
13 6 (5.88%) Software Engineering
13 6 (5.88%) CRM
13 6 (5.88%) Project Planning
13 6 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (29.41%) Java
2 27 (26.47%) SQL
3 19 (18.63%) PHP
4 17 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 13 (12.75%) Python
6 12 (11.76%) C#
7 11 (10.78%) Perl
8 8 (7.84%) R
9 6 (5.88%) PHP5
10 5 (4.90%) C
10 5 (4.90%) C++
11 3 (2.94%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.94%) Scala
12 2 (1.96%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.98%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.98%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 1 (0.98%) VB
13 1 (0.98%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.98%) VBA
13 1 (0.98%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 17 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 11 (10.78%) SC Cleared
3 8 (7.84%) Degree
4 7 (6.86%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.98%) CBAP
5 1 (0.98%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.98%) PhD
5 1 (0.98%) ISEB
5 1 (0.98%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.98%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.98%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (3.92%) Puppet
1 4 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (16.67%) Oracle
2 9 (8.82%) SAP
3 8 (7.84%) Cognos
4 7 (6.86%) Sybase
4 7 (6.86%) Microsoft
5 6 (5.88%) Tableau
5 6 (5.88%) Cloudera
6 5 (4.90%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (3.92%) Ab Initio
8 2 (1.96%) Teradata
8 2 (1.96%) JBoss
8 2 (1.96%) Hortonworks
9 1 (0.98%) Pardot
9 1 (0.98%) Twitter
9 1 (0.98%) HP
9 1 (0.98%) Informatica
9 1 (0.98%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.98%) Telerik
9 1 (0.98%) Google
9 1 (0.98%) Netezza
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