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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 226 215 201
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -14
Contract jobs citing Big Data 35 29 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.36% 0.32% 0.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.26% 1.70% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 18 9
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£425 £550 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £359 £441
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £630 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £565 £450
% change year-on-year
-15.92% +25.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 - -
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
1549 1708 1433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 15.80% 18.97% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 898 905 728
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 45 54
Average hourly rate £39.50 £23.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.73% -9.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.40 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £44.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.52%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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
Surrey +3 10 £425 -34.61% 4
Buckinghamshire - 8 £455 - 3
Oxfordshire -12 7 £313 -45.65% 5
West Sussex -16 5 £600 +42.01% 2
Berkshire +3 3 £485 -0.51% 18
Middlesex +4 1 £350 -41.66%
East Sussex - - - - 3
Hampshire - - - - 1
Kent - - - - 2
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 53 (56.99%) Hadoop
2 35 (37.63%) Business Intelligence
3 30 (32.26%) Java
4 25 (26.88%) Oracle
4 25 (26.88%) Data Modelling
5 23 (24.73%) NoSQL
6 22 (23.66%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (21.51%) Linux
8 18 (19.35%) Zachman Framework
8 18 (19.35%) TOGAF
9 17 (18.28%) HPCC
10 16 (17.20%) Analytics
11 15 (16.13%) Kimball Methodology
11 15 (16.13%) Inmon Methodology
12 14 (15.05%) MongoDB
12 14 (15.05%) TDD
12 14 (15.05%) C#
13 13 (13.98%) JavaScript
13 13 (13.98%) Apache Hive
14 12 (12.90%) Portfolio Management
14 12 (12.90%) Scrum
15 11 (11.83%) OO
15 11 (11.83%) MapReduce
16 10 (10.75%) Apache Pig
16 10 (10.75%) Apache Cassandra
16 10 (10.75%) Security Cleared
17 9 (9.68%) Python
17 9 (9.68%) CSS
17 9 (9.68%) HTML
17 9 (9.68%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (10.75%) Apache Pig
2 8 (8.60%) Node.js
3 6 (6.45%) Confluence
4 5 (5.38%) Apache
5 3 (3.23%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.15%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.08%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.08%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.30%) Internet
2 3 (3.23%) Network Security
2 3 (3.23%) AMQP
3 2 (2.15%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.08%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (56.99%) Hadoop
2 23 (24.73%) NoSQL
3 17 (18.28%) HPCC
4 14 (15.05%) MongoDB
5 13 (13.98%) Apache Hive
6 10 (10.75%) Apache Cassandra
7 9 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (4.30%) SQL Server
9 3 (3.23%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (3.23%) Oracle Database
9 3 (3.23%) HBase
9 3 (3.23%) Couchbase
10 2 (2.15%) Sqoop
10 2 (2.15%) RavenDB
10 2 (2.15%) CouchDB
10 2 (2.15%) QlikView
10 2 (2.15%) Star Schema
10 2 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (7.53%) JIRA
2 3 (3.23%) Mercurial
2 3 (3.23%) Ant
2 3 (3.23%) JUnit
2 3 (3.23%) Eclipse
2 3 (3.23%) Subversion
2 3 (3.23%) Cucumber
2 3 (3.23%) Gradle
3 2 (2.15%) SoapUI
3 2 (2.15%) LoadUI
3 2 (2.15%) Selenium
3 2 (2.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.08%) PyUnit
4 1 (1.08%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (8.60%) Finance
2 5 (5.38%) Publishing
3 3 (3.23%) Games
3 3 (3.23%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.23%) Marketing
4 2 (2.15%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.08%) Electronics
5 1 (1.08%) Banking
5 1 (1.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (45.16%) Architect
2 29 (31.18%) Developer
3 21 (22.58%) Solutions Architect
4 16 (17.20%) Data Architect
5 10 (10.75%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 10 (10.75%) Big Data Architect
6 8 (8.60%) Analyst
7 6 (6.45%) Senior Developer
7 6 (6.45%) Java Developer
7 6 (6.45%) Business Architect
7 6 (6.45%) Big Data Developer
8 5 (5.38%) Senior Architect
8 5 (5.38%) Business Solution Architect
8 5 (5.38%) Senior Data Architect
8 5 (5.38%) Project Manager
9 4 (4.30%) Technical Architect
9 4 (4.30%) Data Analyst
9 4 (4.30%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) Cloud Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.30%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.68%) HTML
1 9 (9.68%) CSS
1 9 (9.68%) Web Services
2 8 (8.60%) .NET
2 8 (8.60%) AngularJS
3 5 (5.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (5.38%) Backbone.js
3 5 (5.38%) Ember.js
3 5 (5.38%) J2EE
3 5 (5.38%) .NET Framework
4 4 (4.30%) Java EE
5 3 (3.23%) JSON
5 3 (3.23%) JMS
5 3 (3.23%) jQuery
5 3 (3.23%) EJB
6 2 (2.15%) XML
6 2 (2.15%) J2SE
6 2 (2.15%) CGI
6 2 (2.15%) Task Parallel Library
6 2 (2.15%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.60%) Open Source
2 7 (7.53%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.30%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.15%) Online Games
4 2 (2.15%) Data Extraction
4 2 (2.15%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.15%) Grid Computing
4 2 (2.15%) VSAM
4 2 (2.15%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.08%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.08%) iPad
5 1 (1.08%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.08%) DTV
5 1 (1.08%) Informatics
5 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.08%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.08%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 20 (21.51%) Linux
2 7 (7.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (4.30%) Windows
4 3 (3.23%) UNIX
5 1 (1.08%) SUSE
5 1 (1.08%) Fedora
5 1 (1.08%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (37.63%) Business Intelligence
2 25 (26.88%) Data Modelling
3 22 (23.66%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (19.35%) Zachman Framework
4 18 (19.35%) TOGAF
5 16 (17.20%) Analytics
6 15 (16.13%) Inmon Methodology
6 15 (16.13%) Kimball Methodology
7 14 (15.05%) TDD
8 12 (12.90%) Scrum
8 12 (12.90%) Portfolio Management
9 11 (11.83%) MapReduce
9 11 (11.83%) OO
10 7 (7.53%) ETL
10 7 (7.53%) Web Development
10 7 (7.53%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (6.45%) Software Engineering
12 5 (5.38%) ITIL
12 5 (5.38%) BDD
12 5 (5.38%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 30 (32.26%) Java
2 14 (15.05%) C#
3 13 (13.98%) JavaScript
4 9 (9.68%) Python
5 8 (8.60%) C++
5 8 (8.60%) SQL
6 7 (7.53%) Scala
6 7 (7.53%) Perl
6 7 (7.53%) PHP
7 1 (1.08%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.08%) Ruby
7 1 (1.08%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (10.75%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.38%) VCP4
2 5 (5.38%) DV Cleared
3 4 (4.30%) Degree
3 4 (4.30%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.15%) ISEB
5 1 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.08%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.15%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.30%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (4.30%) HDFS
2 1 (1.08%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (1.08%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 7 (7.53%) Puppet
2 4 (4.30%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.23%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.08%) Oozie
Vendors
1 25 (26.88%) Oracle
2 8 (8.60%) Red Hat
3 7 (7.53%) SAP
4 5 (5.38%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.38%) Twitter
5 4 (4.30%) Ab Initio
5 4 (4.30%) VMware
5 4 (4.30%) Teradata
5 4 (4.30%) Cisco
5 4 (4.30%) NetApp
6 3 (3.23%) Atlassian
6 3 (3.23%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (2.15%) Coverity
7 2 (2.15%) Splunk
8 1 (1.08%) Tableau
8 1 (1.08%) Cloudera
8 1 (1.08%) MapR
8 1 (1.08%) IBM
8 1 (1.08%) Cognos
8 1 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
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