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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 200 224 241
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +17
Contract jobs citing Big Data 39 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.43% 0.17% 0.089%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.30% 0.85% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 8
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£475 £388 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £175 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £550 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +10.34%
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
1699 1772 1825
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.53% 19.95% 18.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 983 951 893
Average daily rate £350 £370 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £230 £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 27 52 55
Average hourly rate £22.00 £30.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.86% -12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.04 £16.90 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-6.55% +1.66%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +9 12 £575 +228.57% 5
Hampshire -6 11 £248 -32.88% 7
Berkshire +3 4 £375 -31.81% 3
Oxfordshire +2 3 £400 -11.11% 11
Middlesex - 3 - -
Kent -5 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £625 - 2
Buckinghamshire - - - - 2
East Sussex - - - - 1
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (45.00%) Hadoop
2 42 (42.00%) Analytics
3 31 (31.00%) Java
4 28 (28.00%) SQL
5 26 (26.00%) NoSQL
6 20 (20.00%) OOP
6 20 (20.00%) OO
7 19 (19.00%) MySQL
7 19 (19.00%) Open Source
7 19 (19.00%) Apache Hive
8 18 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (17.00%) Security Cleared
9 17 (17.00%) Oracle
9 17 (17.00%) HTML
9 17 (17.00%) PHP
9 17 (17.00%) XML
9 17 (17.00%) Data Modelling
9 17 (17.00%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (16.00%) JavaScript
11 15 (15.00%) CSS
11 15 (15.00%) Linux
12 14 (14.00%) Data Warehouse
12 14 (14.00%) SQL Server
12 14 (14.00%) Project Management
13 13 (13.00%) LAMP
13 13 (13.00%) Python
13 13 (13.00%) Couchbase
14 12 (12.00%) Apache Pig
14 12 (12.00%) Data Security
15 11 (11.00%) MVC

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (12.00%) Apache Pig
2 8 (8.00%) Confluence
3 3 (3.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.00%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.00%) Apache
4 2 (2.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.00%) MQSeries
4 2 (2.00%) Escenic
4 2 (2.00%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.00%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (2.00%) CMS
5 1 (1.00%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.00%) IIS
5 1 (1.00%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 8 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.00%) SaaS
2 2 (2.00%) PaaS
3 1 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.00%) Internet
2 1 (1.00%) Firewall
2 1 (1.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (45.00%) Hadoop
2 26 (26.00%) NoSQL
3 19 (19.00%) Apache Hive
3 19 (19.00%) MySQL
4 14 (14.00%) SQL Server
4 14 (14.00%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (13.00%) Couchbase
6 11 (11.00%) Relational Database
7 9 (9.00%) HBase
7 9 (9.00%) QlikView
8 8 (8.00%) MongoDB
8 8 (8.00%) DB2
8 8 (8.00%) Apache Accumulo
9 7 (7.00%) Oracle Database
9 7 (7.00%) RDBMS
10 6 (6.00%) RapidMiner
11 5 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (4.00%) Data Mining
12 4 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (2.00%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 11 (11.00%) Subversion
1 11 (11.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (8.00%) JIRA
3 7 (7.00%) PHPUnit
4 6 (6.00%) NUnit
4 6 (6.00%) Maven
5 3 (3.00%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.00%) Log4j
7 1 (1.00%) Selenium
7 1 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.00%) MSTest
7 1 (1.00%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (9.00%) Finance
2 8 (8.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 7 (7.00%) Telecoms
4 6 (6.00%) Advertising
4 6 (6.00%) Publishing
5 3 (3.00%) Marketing
6 2 (2.00%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.00%) Electronics
7 1 (1.00%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.00%) Legal
7 1 (1.00%) Games
7 1 (1.00%) Banking
7 1 (1.00%) Retail
7 1 (1.00%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 43 (43.00%) Developer
2 32 (32.00%) Architect
3 13 (13.00%) Senior Developer
3 13 (13.00%) PHP Developer
4 12 (12.00%) Data Architect
4 12 (12.00%) Analyst
5 11 (11.00%) Java Developer
6 10 (10.00%) Technical Architect
7 7 (7.00%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (5.00%) Support Analyst
8 5 (5.00%) Senior PHP Developer
8 5 (5.00%) Consultant
8 5 (5.00%) Big Data Architect
9 4 (4.00%) Senior Architect
9 4 (4.00%) Technical Developer
9 4 (4.00%) Enterprise Data Architect
9 4 (4.00%) Enterprise Architect
9 4 (4.00%) Senior Technical Architect
9 4 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (4.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (17.00%) HTML
1 17 (17.00%) XML
2 15 (15.00%) CSS
3 13 (13.00%) LAMP
4 11 (11.00%) .NET
5 10 (10.00%) Spring
6 9 (9.00%) Web Services
7 8 (8.00%) XSD
7 8 (8.00%) Swing
7 8 (8.00%) Kafka
8 6 (6.00%) Ember.js
8 6 (6.00%) Underscore.js
8 6 (6.00%) AngularJS
8 6 (6.00%) Natural Language Processing
8 6 (6.00%) Backbone.js
8 6 (6.00%) KnockoutJS
8 6 (6.00%) Symfony
9 5 (5.00%) jQuery
9 5 (5.00%) SOAP
9 5 (5.00%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.00%) Open Source
2 11 (11.00%) Visualisation
3 9 (9.00%) Management Information System
4 7 (7.00%) Data Integration
5 5 (5.00%) Computer Science
5 5 (5.00%) Inversion of Control
5 5 (5.00%) Mobile App
6 4 (4.00%) iPad
7 2 (2.00%) Linked Data
7 2 (2.00%) Social Media
7 2 (2.00%) DTV
7 2 (2.00%) Semantic Web
7 2 (2.00%) Life Science
8 1 (1.00%) DataPower
8 1 (1.00%) Statistics
8 1 (1.00%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.00%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.00%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.00%) PMI
8 1 (1.00%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.00%) Linux
2 7 (7.00%) Android
2 7 (7.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.00%) Windows
4 1 (1.00%) AIX
4 1 (1.00%) Solaris
4 1 (1.00%) UNIX
4 1 (1.00%) CentOS
4 1 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (42.00%) Analytics
2 20 (20.00%) OOP
2 20 (20.00%) OO
3 18 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (17.00%) Data Modelling
4 17 (17.00%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (14.00%) Project Management
6 12 (12.00%) Data Security
7 11 (11.00%) MVC
7 11 (11.00%) Data Analytics
8 10 (10.00%) TDD
8 10 (10.00%) MapReduce
9 9 (9.00%) BDD
9 9 (9.00%) ETL
10 8 (8.00%) Data Management
11 7 (7.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (7.00%) Software Engineering
11 7 (7.00%) Unit Testing
12 6 (6.00%) Project Planning
12 6 (6.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (31.00%) Java
2 28 (28.00%) SQL
3 17 (17.00%) PHP
4 16 (16.00%) JavaScript
5 13 (13.00%) Python
6 11 (11.00%) Perl
6 11 (11.00%) C#
7 8 (8.00%) R
8 6 (6.00%) PHP5
9 5 (5.00%) C
9 5 (5.00%) C++
10 3 (3.00%) T-SQL
10 3 (3.00%) Scala
11 2 (2.00%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.00%) MATLAB
12 1 (1.00%) VB
12 1 (1.00%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.00%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 17 (17.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (11.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.00%) DV Cleared
4 6 (6.00%) Degree
5 1 (1.00%) CBAP
5 1 (1.00%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.00%) PhD
5 1 (1.00%) ISEB
5 1 (1.00%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.00%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.00%) Puppet
1 3 (3.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (17.00%) Oracle
2 9 (9.00%) SAP
3 8 (8.00%) Cognos
3 8 (8.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (7.00%) Sybase
5 6 (6.00%) Tableau
5 6 (6.00%) Cloudera
6 5 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.00%) Hortonworks
7 2 (2.00%) Google
7 2 (2.00%) JBoss
7 2 (2.00%) IBM
7 2 (2.00%) Jaspersoft
8 1 (1.00%) Pardot
8 1 (1.00%) HP
8 1 (1.00%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.00%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.00%) Red Gate
8 1 (1.00%) Remedy
8 1 (1.00%) MathWorks
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