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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 147 218 219
Rank change year-on-year
+71 +1
Contract jobs citing Big Data 114 41 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.33% 0.43% 0.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.47% 2.43% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 25 13
Average daily rate £500 £475 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £360 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £542 £695
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £475 £565
% change year-on-year
-1.05% -15.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.50 £36.50 -
% change year-on-year
+27.39% -
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
1761 1688 1771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.58% 17.83% 21.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1133 969 897
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 35 63
Average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £18.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £55.46 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +17.11%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +42 42 £500 +11.04% 8
Oxfordshire +11 23 £520 +4.00% 5
Buckinghamshire +26 15 £375 -17.12% 3
West Sussex +12 10 £400 -13.51% 2
Kent - 7 £425 - 1
Surrey -7 5 £395 +2.59% 9
East Sussex - 2 £500 - 1
Middlesex - 1 - -
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 104 (43.88%) Analytics
2 100 (42.19%) Hadoop
3 96 (40.51%) Agile Software Development
4 94 (39.66%) Java
5 63 (26.58%) Python
6 58 (24.47%) Degree
7 56 (23.63%) NoSQL
8 52 (21.94%) JavaScript
9 51 (21.52%) Analytical Skills
10 49 (20.68%) SQL
10 49 (20.68%) Data Modelling
11 48 (20.25%) Data Analytics
11 48 (20.25%) Amazon AWS
12 46 (19.41%) Data Analysis
13 44 (18.57%) Business Intelligence
14 42 (17.72%) AngularJS
15 38 (16.03%) Linux
16 37 (15.61%) Machine Learning
17 36 (15.19%) Algorithms
18 35 (14.77%) Enterprise Architecture
18 35 (14.77%) WebSphere
19 34 (14.35%) MongoDB
19 34 (14.35%) TOGAF
19 34 (14.35%) J2EE
20 33 (13.92%) Zachman Framework
20 33 (13.92%) Microsoft Azure
21 32 (13.50%) Waterfall
21 32 (13.50%) SQL Server
22 31 (13.08%) Windows
22 31 (13.08%) Publishing

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 35 (14.77%) WebSphere
2 29 (12.24%) Node.js
2 29 (12.24%) WebLogic
3 24 (10.13%) SAS
4 17 (7.17%) Apache Spark
5 13 (5.49%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (3.80%) Apache
7 6 (2.53%) OpenStack
7 6 (2.53%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (2.11%) Apache Pig
9 4 (1.69%) Sonic ESB
10 2 (0.84%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.84%) JBoss
10 2 (0.84%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.42%) Drupal
11 1 (0.42%) IIS
11 1 (0.42%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.42%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (2.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.42%) MS Project
2 1 (0.42%) SPSS
2 1 (0.42%) Weka
Business Applications
1 2 (0.84%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 48 (20.25%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (13.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (5.06%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.69%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.42%) PaaS
5 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.75%) Internet
2 11 (4.64%) TCP/IP
3 8 (3.38%) HTTP
4 5 (2.11%) SAN
5 2 (0.84%) VLAN
6 1 (0.42%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.42%) FCoE
6 1 (0.42%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.42%) Firewall
6 1 (0.42%) FTP
6 1 (0.42%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.42%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.42%) SSH
6 1 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.42%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (42.19%) Hadoop
2 56 (23.63%) NoSQL
3 34 (14.35%) MongoDB
4 32 (13.50%) SQL Server
5 23 (9.70%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (7.59%) Apache Cassandra
7 14 (5.91%) HPCC
8 13 (5.49%) Apache Hive
8 13 (5.49%) QlikView
9 11 (4.64%) Qlik Sense
9 11 (4.64%) Relational Database
10 10 (4.22%) BusinessObjects
11 9 (3.80%) BusinessObjects XI
11 9 (3.80%) HBase
12 8 (3.38%) Impala
13 7 (2.95%) Riak
14 6 (2.53%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 6 (2.53%) Data Mart
14 6 (2.53%) GIS
15 5 (2.11%) OpenStack Swift
Development Applications
1 28 (11.81%) Selenium
2 21 (8.86%) Jenkins
3 11 (4.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (3.38%) Ant
4 8 (3.38%) Maven
4 8 (3.38%) Rational Rose
5 4 (1.69%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.84%) ERwin
6 2 (0.84%) PowerDesigner
6 2 (0.84%) Redmine
6 2 (0.84%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (0.84%) Subversion
7 1 (0.42%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.42%) NUnit
7 1 (0.42%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 31 (13.08%) Publishing
2 30 (12.66%) Finance
3 19 (8.02%) Banking
4 13 (5.49%) Marketing
5 9 (3.80%) Retail
6 7 (2.95%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.53%) Automotive
8 5 (2.11%) Legal
9 3 (1.27%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.84%) Advertising
10 2 (0.84%) Local Government
10 2 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.42%) Games
11 1 (0.42%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 71 (29.96%) Architect
2 67 (28.27%) Developer
3 37 (15.61%) Solutions Architect
4 36 (15.19%) Data Architect
5 27 (11.39%) Big Data Architect
6 22 (9.28%) Big Data Developer
7 21 (8.86%) Java Developer
8 19 (8.02%) Consultant
9 18 (7.59%) Cloud Solutions Architect
10 15 (6.33%) Data Scientist
11 12 (5.06%) AWS Architect
11 12 (5.06%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 12 (5.06%) C# Developer
11 12 (5.06%) Data Consultant
11 12 (5.06%) Hadoop Architect
11 12 (5.06%) SQL Developer
12 11 (4.64%) C++ Developer
12 11 (4.64%) C++/C# Developer
12 11 (4.64%) Programmer
12 11 (4.64%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (17.72%) AngularJS
2 34 (14.35%) J2EE
3 29 (12.24%) Natural Language Processing
4 27 (11.39%) Web Services
5 21 (8.86%) RESTful
6 16 (6.75%) .NET
7 15 (6.33%) HTML
8 13 (5.49%) ADO.NET
9 12 (5.06%) JSON
10 11 (4.64%) jQuery
10 11 (4.64%) WinForms
11 10 (4.22%) Kafka
11 10 (4.22%) XML
12 9 (3.80%) CSS
13 8 (3.38%) Apache Avro
14 7 (2.95%) Apache Camel
14 7 (2.95%) ELK Stack
14 7 (2.95%) Middleware
14 7 (2.95%) Sensu
14 7 (2.95%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 51 (21.52%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (15.19%) Algorithms
3 17 (7.17%) Computer Science
4 14 (5.91%) Internet of Things
5 10 (4.22%) Public Cloud
5 10 (4.22%) Visualisation
6 9 (3.80%) Statistics
7 8 (3.38%) Data Integration
7 8 (3.38%) Mobile App
8 6 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.69%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.69%) DataPower
9 4 (1.69%) Mathematics
9 4 (1.69%) Semantic Web
9 4 (1.69%) User Experience
10 3 (1.27%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.27%) Social Media
11 2 (0.84%) Inversion of Control
12 1 (0.42%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.42%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 38 (16.03%) Linux
2 31 (13.08%) Windows
3 11 (4.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (4.64%) Windows 7
3 11 (4.64%) Windows 8
4 10 (4.22%) CentOS
5 9 (3.80%) Unix
6 7 (2.95%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.69%) Solaris
8 3 (1.27%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.42%) AIX
9 1 (0.42%) Android
9 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.42%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.42%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (43.88%) Analytics
2 96 (40.51%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (20.68%) Data Modelling
4 48 (20.25%) Data Analytics
5 46 (19.41%) Data Analysis
6 44 (18.57%) Business Intelligence
7 37 (15.61%) Machine Learning
8 35 (14.77%) Enterprise Architecture
9 34 (14.35%) TOGAF
10 33 (13.92%) Zachman Framework
11 32 (13.50%) Waterfall
12 30 (12.66%) Content Enrichment
12 30 (12.66%) Content Management
13 26 (10.97%) Scrum
14 23 (9.70%) TDD
15 22 (9.28%) ETL
16 21 (8.86%) Data Architecture
17 17 (7.17%) Data Management
17 17 (7.17%) DevOps
17 17 (7.17%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 94 (39.66%) Java
2 63 (26.58%) Python
3 52 (21.94%) JavaScript
4 49 (20.68%) SQL
5 28 (11.81%) C++
6 22 (9.28%) Bash Shell
7 19 (8.02%) R
8 16 (6.75%) C#
9 14 (5.91%) Perl
10 12 (5.06%) PowerShell
11 8 (3.38%) Scala
12 7 (2.95%) C
12 7 (2.95%) PL/SQL
13 6 (2.53%) Ruby
13 6 (2.53%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.69%) PHP
15 3 (1.27%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.84%) VB.NET
17 1 (0.42%) MATLAB
17 1 (0.42%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 58 (24.47%) Degree
2 6 (2.53%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.11%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.69%) PhD
5 3 (1.27%) MBA
6 2 (0.84%) ISEB
6 2 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.84%) LPIC
6 2 (0.84%) RHCT
7 1 (0.42%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.42%) MCSD
7 1 (0.42%) MCSE
7 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.42%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.42%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.33%) QA
2 7 (2.95%) SLA
3 6 (2.53%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (2.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.84%) Apache Flume
2 2 (0.84%) KVM
2 2 (0.84%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.42%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.42%) Docker
3 1 (0.42%) GridGain
3 1 (0.42%) HDFS
3 1 (0.42%) VMware Server
3 1 (0.42%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (4.64%) Puppet
2 9 (3.80%) Ansible
3 7 (2.95%) Graphite
3 7 (2.95%) logstash
3 7 (2.95%) Terraform
4 3 (1.27%) Nagios
5 2 (0.84%) Mesos
5 2 (0.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.42%) Cacti
6 1 (0.42%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.42%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.42%) Oozie
6 1 (0.42%) OpenNMS
6 1 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.42%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 29 (12.24%) Microsoft
1 29 (12.24%) Oracle
2 13 (5.49%) SAP
3 7 (2.95%) Cloudera
3 7 (2.95%) HP
3 7 (2.95%) IBM
3 7 (2.95%) VMware
4 5 (2.11%) Ab Initio
4 5 (2.11%) Red Hat
5 4 (1.69%) Google
5 4 (1.69%) Pega
5 4 (1.69%) Teradata
5 4 (1.69%) Vertica
6 3 (1.27%) ArcSight
6 3 (1.27%) Remedy
7 2 (0.84%) Adobe
7 2 (0.84%) Hortonworks
7 2 (0.84%) Informatica
7 2 (0.84%) Sybase
7 2 (0.84%) Tableau
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