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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 160 182 214
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +32
Contract jobs citing Big Data 91 61 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.98% 0.68% 0.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.28% 3.65% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 28 7
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £238 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £627 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £20.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £20.50 -
% change year-on-year
-21.95% -
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
1723 1672 1527
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.64% 18.62% 18.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1088 950 837
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 33 57
Average hourly rate £22.50 £43.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.57% +45.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.95 £14.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £32.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +10.16%

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 3 June 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 3 June 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 +29 34 £457 +7.47% 11
Surrey +4 20 £450 -7.69% 12
Hampshire -3 9 £425 +6.25% 1
Oxfordshire -18 9 £430 -29.79% 17
Buckinghamshire -4 5 £500 +212.50% 2
Kent +4 3 £500 +61.29% 3
East Sussex - 3 - - 5
West Sussex - 3 £375 - 2
Middlesex +2 2 £338 -32.50%
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 40 (31.50%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (27.56%) Hadoop
3 34 (26.77%) Java
4 30 (23.62%) NoSQL
5 27 (21.26%) Business Intelligence
6 25 (19.69%) SQL
7 24 (18.90%) JavaScript
7 24 (18.90%) Finance
7 24 (18.90%) TDD
8 22 (17.32%) C#
9 21 (16.54%) Low Latency
10 20 (15.75%) SQL Server
10 20 (15.75%) XML
11 19 (14.96%) MVC
11 19 (14.96%) Scrum
12 18 (14.17%) SOAP
12 18 (14.17%) JMS
12 18 (14.17%) AngularJS
13 17 (13.39%) .NET
14 16 (12.60%) Data Modelling
14 16 (12.60%) MapReduce
15 15 (11.81%) MongoDB
15 15 (11.81%) Linux
15 15 (11.81%) IBM
15 15 (11.81%) TCP/IP
15 15 (11.81%) HTML
15 15 (11.81%) Web Services
15 15 (11.81%) CSS
16 14 (11.02%) HTTP
16 14 (11.02%) Data Warehouse

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

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 10 (7.87%) Node.js
1 10 (7.87%) Apache Pig
2 9 (7.09%) WebSphere
3 7 (5.51%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (4.72%) Apache
4 6 (4.72%) Apache Solr
5 4 (3.15%) Confluence
5 4 (3.15%) WebLogic
5 4 (3.15%) Apache Spark
5 4 (3.15%) SAS
6 3 (2.36%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.79%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.79%) Mule ESB
7 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.79%) Mule
Applications
1 7 (5.51%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.57%) SPSS
3 1 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (7.09%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.94%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (3.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 2 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.57%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.79%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.79%) SaaS
5 1 (0.79%) PaaS
5 1 (0.79%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.81%) TCP/IP
2 14 (11.02%) HTTP
3 5 (3.94%) Internet
4 4 (3.15%) AMQP
5 1 (0.79%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.79%) 4G
5 1 (0.79%) OpenFlow
5 1 (0.79%) Converged Networks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (27.56%) Hadoop
2 30 (23.62%) NoSQL
3 20 (15.75%) SQL Server
4 15 (11.81%) MongoDB
5 14 (11.02%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (9.45%) Apache Cassandra
7 11 (8.66%) Apache Hive
7 11 (8.66%) DB2
8 9 (7.09%) Redis
9 8 (6.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (3.94%) HBase
10 5 (3.94%) Oracle Database
11 4 (3.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (3.15%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (2.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (2.36%) Sqoop
13 2 (1.57%) Triplestore
13 2 (1.57%) Relational Database
13 2 (1.57%) Mahout
13 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (3.94%) JIRA
2 4 (3.15%) Selenium
2 4 (3.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (3.15%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.15%) Mercurial
2 4 (3.15%) Cucumber
2 4 (3.15%) SoapUI
2 4 (3.15%) Gradle
2 4 (3.15%) Ant
2 4 (3.15%) JUnit
2 4 (3.15%) Eclipse
2 4 (3.15%) Subversion
2 4 (3.15%) LoadUI
3 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.79%) Grunt
General
1 24 (18.90%) Finance
2 11 (8.66%) Games
3 10 (7.87%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.36%) Banking
5 2 (1.57%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.79%) Marketing
6 1 (0.79%) Retail
6 1 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.79%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 64 (50.39%) Developer
2 22 (17.32%) Architect
3 18 (14.17%) Analyst
4 17 (13.39%) Data Architect
5 12 (9.45%) Senior Developer
5 12 (9.45%) Big Data Architect
6 11 (8.66%) Project Manager
7 10 (7.87%) .NET Developer
8 9 (7.09%) Consultant
9 8 (6.30%) Business Analyst
9 8 (6.30%) Ab Initio Developer
9 8 (6.30%) Data Analyst
10 7 (5.51%) Java Developer
10 7 (5.51%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
11 6 (4.72%) Ruby Developer
11 6 (4.72%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (4.72%) Solutions Architect
11 6 (4.72%) Full Stack Developer
12 5 (3.94%) Senior Data Analyst
13 4 (3.15%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (15.75%) XML
2 18 (14.17%) SOAP
2 18 (14.17%) JMS
2 18 (14.17%) AngularJS
3 17 (13.39%) .NET
4 15 (11.81%) HTML
4 15 (11.81%) Web Services
4 15 (11.81%) CSS
5 13 (10.24%) WSDL
6 10 (7.87%) ASP.NET Web API
7 9 (7.09%) Task Parallel Library
7 9 (7.09%) Reactive Extensions
8 8 (6.30%) JSON
9 7 (5.51%) WebSphere MQ
10 6 (4.72%) Middleware
10 6 (4.72%) Ruby on Rails
11 5 (3.94%) Java EE
11 5 (3.94%) EJB
12 4 (3.15%) J2EE
12 4 (3.15%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.02%) DataPower
1 14 (11.02%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.09%) Online Games
3 7 (5.51%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.72%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (4.72%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.94%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.94%) Semantic Web
6 4 (3.15%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.57%) GIS
7 2 (1.57%) Grid Computing
7 2 (1.57%) Statistics
8 1 (0.79%) Wiki
8 1 (0.79%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.79%) Social Media
8 1 (0.79%) iPad
8 1 (0.79%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.79%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.81%) Linux
2 8 (6.30%) UNIX
3 5 (3.94%) Windows
4 4 (3.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.79%) SUSE
5 1 (0.79%) Fedora
5 1 (0.79%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (31.50%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (21.26%) Business Intelligence
3 24 (18.90%) TDD
4 21 (16.54%) Low Latency
5 19 (14.96%) Scrum
5 19 (14.96%) MVC
6 16 (12.60%) Data Modelling
6 16 (12.60%) MapReduce
7 14 (11.02%) High Availability
7 14 (11.02%) Configuration Management
8 13 (10.24%) Data Analysis
9 12 (9.45%) Web Development
10 11 (8.66%) E-Commerce
10 11 (8.66%) Analytics
11 10 (7.87%) OO
12 9 (7.09%) ETL
12 9 (7.09%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (6.30%) Open Source
13 8 (6.30%) Use Case
13 8 (6.30%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (26.77%) Java
2 25 (19.69%) SQL
3 24 (18.90%) JavaScript
4 22 (17.32%) C#
5 9 (7.09%) Python
5 9 (7.09%) PHP
5 9 (7.09%) Ruby
6 6 (4.72%) Shell Script
6 6 (4.72%) Scala
6 6 (4.72%) C++
7 4 (3.15%) Perl
7 4 (3.15%) T-SQL
7 4 (3.15%) R
8 3 (2.36%) XPath
8 3 (2.36%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 7 (5.51%) Degree
2 4 (3.15%) DV Cleared
2 4 (3.15%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.36%) CISSP
4 2 (1.57%) PMP
4 2 (1.57%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.79%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.51%) SLA
2 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.15%) Docker
2 3 (2.36%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.79%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (3.15%) Puppet
1 4 (3.15%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.79%) Oozie
Vendors
1 15 (11.81%) IBM
2 11 (8.66%) Oracle
3 8 (6.30%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.30%) Ab Initio
4 5 (3.94%) Red Hat
4 5 (3.94%) HP
4 5 (3.94%) ArcSight
5 4 (3.15%) Atlassian
6 3 (2.36%) Twitter
6 3 (2.36%) Cloudera
6 3 (2.36%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.36%) Netezza
7 2 (1.57%) Teradata
7 2 (1.57%) Informatica
7 2 (1.57%) SAP
7 2 (1.57%) Vertica
7 2 (1.57%) Greenplum
7 2 (1.57%) Coverity
8 1 (0.79%) MapR
8 1 (0.79%) Cognos
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