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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 168 184 216
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +32
Contract jobs citing Big Data 93 61 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.02% 0.68% 0.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.02% 3.69% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 26 10
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.62% +8.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £238 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £20.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.50 -
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
1854 1653 1575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.29% 18.52% 18.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1159 947 841
Average daily rate £375 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 32 56
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.28% +18.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £13.05 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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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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 +32 27 £475 +18.75% 17
Buckinghamshire +8 14 £425 +165.62% 2
Surrey -11 14 £438 -15.86% 20
Oxfordshire - 12 £440 - 10
Hampshire -3 11 £550 +131.57% 8
East Sussex - 5 £325 - 2
West Sussex - 4 - - 3
Kent -3 3 £500 +61.29%
Middlesex +3 1 £275 -45.00%
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 49 (30.82%) Hadoop
2 43 (27.04%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (24.53%) Java
4 35 (22.01%) Business Intelligence
5 34 (21.38%) SQL
6 31 (19.50%) Finance
7 29 (18.24%) NoSQL
8 26 (16.35%) Low Latency
9 25 (15.72%) JavaScript
9 25 (15.72%) SQL Server
9 25 (15.72%) TDD
10 24 (15.09%) Linux
11 23 (14.47%) Data Modelling
12 22 (13.84%) C#
12 22 (13.84%) High Availability
13 21 (13.21%) MVC
13 21 (13.21%) XML
14 19 (11.95%) Web Services
14 19 (11.95%) IBM
14 19 (11.95%) AngularJS
15 18 (11.32%) Scrum
15 18 (11.32%) JMS
15 18 (11.32%) Data Warehouse
15 18 (11.32%) SOAP
16 17 (10.69%) .NET
16 17 (10.69%) Analytical Skills
17 16 (10.06%) MapReduce
17 16 (10.06%) ETL
17 16 (10.06%) TCP/IP
17 16 (10.06%) DataPower

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 13 (8.18%) WebSphere
2 9 (5.66%) Apache Pig
3 8 (5.03%) Node.js
3 8 (5.03%) Apache Spark
3 8 (5.03%) SAS
3 8 (5.03%) Apache
4 7 (4.40%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (4.40%) Apache Solr
5 5 (3.14%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (2.52%) Confluence
6 4 (2.52%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.26%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.63%) Mule ESB
8 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.63%) Mule
Applications
1 9 (5.66%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.52%) SPSS
3 1 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (6.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.77%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 5 (3.14%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.26%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.26%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (1.26%) SaaS
6 1 (0.63%) PaaS
6 1 (0.63%) IaaS
6 1 (0.63%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.06%) TCP/IP
2 14 (8.81%) HTTP
3 6 (3.77%) Internet
4 4 (2.52%) AMQP
5 2 (1.26%) SAN
6 1 (0.63%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.63%) 4G
6 1 (0.63%) OpenFlow
6 1 (0.63%) Converged Networks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (30.82%) Hadoop
2 29 (18.24%) NoSQL
3 25 (15.72%) SQL Server
4 18 (11.32%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (9.43%) Apache Cassandra
6 13 (8.18%) DB2
6 13 (8.18%) MongoDB
7 11 (6.92%) Redis
8 10 (6.29%) Apache Hive
9 9 (5.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (4.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (4.40%) Oracle Database
11 6 (3.77%) HBase
11 6 (3.77%) PowerCenter
12 5 (3.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (2.52%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (2.52%) RDBMS
13 4 (2.52%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (2.52%) Relational Database
14 3 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (3.77%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.14%) Selenium
2 5 (3.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (2.52%) Subversion
3 4 (2.52%) JIRA
3 4 (2.52%) Ant
3 4 (2.52%) JUnit
3 4 (2.52%) Eclipse
3 4 (2.52%) Mercurial
3 4 (2.52%) Cucumber
3 4 (2.52%) SoapUI
3 4 (2.52%) Gradle
3 4 (2.52%) LoadUI
4 2 (1.26%) ERwin
5 1 (0.63%) JMeter
5 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.63%) Grunt
General
1 31 (19.50%) Finance
2 15 (9.43%) Telecoms
3 14 (8.81%) Games
4 4 (2.52%) Banking
5 2 (1.26%) Retail
5 2 (1.26%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.63%) Marketing
6 1 (0.63%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 77 (48.43%) Developer
2 27 (16.98%) Architect
3 22 (13.84%) Analyst
4 19 (11.95%) Data Architect
5 13 (8.18%) Ab Initio Developer
6 12 (7.55%) Big Data Architect
6 12 (7.55%) Senior Developer
7 11 (6.92%) Data Analyst
7 11 (6.92%) .NET Developer
7 11 (6.92%) Project Manager
8 10 (6.29%) Administrator
8 10 (6.29%) Hadoop Administrator
9 9 (5.66%) Consultant
9 9 (5.66%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
10 8 (5.03%) Business Analyst
10 8 (5.03%) Java Developer
11 7 (4.40%) Senior Analyst
11 7 (4.40%) Solutions Architect
12 6 (3.77%) Senior Data Analyst
12 6 (3.77%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (13.21%) XML
2 19 (11.95%) Web Services
2 19 (11.95%) AngularJS
3 18 (11.32%) JMS
3 18 (11.32%) SOAP
4 17 (10.69%) .NET
5 15 (9.43%) HTML
6 14 (8.81%) CSS
7 13 (8.18%) WSDL
8 11 (6.92%) Reactive Extensions
8 11 (6.92%) Task Parallel Library
8 11 (6.92%) ASP.NET Web API
9 10 (6.29%) JSON
10 9 (5.66%) WebSphere MQ
11 8 (5.03%) Middleware
12 6 (3.77%) Ruby on Rails
13 5 (3.14%) Lucene
13 5 (3.14%) Java EE
13 5 (3.14%) XSLT
13 5 (3.14%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.69%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (10.06%) DataPower
3 11 (6.92%) Online Games
4 8 (5.03%) Semantic Web
4 8 (5.03%) Management Information System
5 7 (4.40%) Data Integration
5 7 (4.40%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (3.77%) Data Centre
7 5 (3.14%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.26%) Grid Computing
8 2 (1.26%) Statistics
8 2 (1.26%) GIS
9 1 (0.63%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.63%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.63%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.63%) Wiki
9 1 (0.63%) Telematics
9 1 (0.63%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.63%) Social Media
9 1 (0.63%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 24 (15.09%) Linux
2 14 (8.81%) UNIX
3 8 (5.03%) Windows
4 4 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.63%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.63%) SUSE
5 1 (0.63%) Fedora
5 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.63%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (27.04%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (22.01%) Business Intelligence
3 26 (16.35%) Low Latency
4 25 (15.72%) TDD
5 23 (14.47%) Data Modelling
6 22 (13.84%) High Availability
7 21 (13.21%) MVC
8 18 (11.32%) Scrum
9 16 (10.06%) ETL
9 16 (10.06%) MapReduce
10 15 (9.43%) Data Analysis
11 14 (8.81%) Configuration Management
11 14 (8.81%) E-Commerce
12 13 (8.18%) Analytics
13 11 (6.92%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (6.29%) Web Development
15 9 (5.66%) Project Management
15 9 (5.66%) Mentoring
16 8 (5.03%) SOA
16 8 (5.03%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 39 (24.53%) Java
2 34 (21.38%) SQL
3 25 (15.72%) JavaScript
4 22 (13.84%) C#
5 11 (6.92%) Python
5 11 (6.92%) Shell Script
6 10 (6.29%) Ruby
6 10 (6.29%) PHP
7 8 (5.03%) Scala
8 6 (3.77%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.52%) XQuery
9 4 (2.52%) C++
9 4 (2.52%) Perl
9 4 (2.52%) R
9 4 (2.52%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (4.40%) Degree
2 6 (3.77%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.52%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.89%) CISSP
5 2 (1.26%) PMP
5 2 (1.26%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.63%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.92%) SLA
2 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 7 (4.40%) Docker
2 3 (1.89%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.63%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (3.14%) Puppet
2 4 (2.52%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.63%) Oozie
3 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.63%) Ansible
3 1 (0.63%) Mesos
3 1 (0.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (11.95%) IBM
2 15 (9.43%) Ab Initio
3 14 (8.81%) Oracle
4 11 (6.92%) Microsoft
5 9 (5.66%) Cloudera
6 6 (3.77%) Informatica
7 5 (3.14%) Red Hat
7 5 (3.14%) HP
7 5 (3.14%) ArcSight
8 4 (2.52%) Atlassian
9 3 (1.89%) Netezza
9 3 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.89%) Cognos
10 2 (1.26%) SAP
10 2 (1.26%) Greenplum
10 2 (1.26%) Coverity
10 2 (1.26%) Teradata
10 2 (1.26%) Vertica
11 1 (0.63%) Twitter
11 1 (0.63%) Jaspersoft
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