The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the South East region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 201 209 247
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +38
Contract jobs citing Big Data 49 28 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.51% 0.33% 0.009%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.75% 1.76% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 13 0
Average daily rate £494 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.72% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1779 1587 1989
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.37% 18.96% 18.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1011 851 953
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 58 46
Average hourly rate £42.50 £29.00 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.55% -7.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.25 £43.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
Big Data
England

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 18 April 2014.

Big Data Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire - 15 £575 - 3
Surrey +1 12 £488 -18.75% 5
Hampshire +7 10 £400 -11.11% 2
Berkshire -8 8 £488 - 7
West Sussex - 3 £423 -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 1
Kent - - - - 2
Middlesex - - - -
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 35 (43.75%) Hadoop
2 26 (32.50%) Java
3 23 (28.75%) Analytics
4 22 (27.50%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (21.25%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (21.25%) ETL
6 16 (20.00%) C#
6 16 (20.00%) .NET
6 16 (20.00%) NoSQL
7 15 (18.75%) Apache Hive
7 15 (18.75%) C++
8 14 (17.50%) SQL
8 14 (17.50%) MapReduce
9 13 (16.25%) SQL Server
10 12 (15.00%) Finance
11 11 (13.75%) Oracle
11 11 (13.75%) HBase
12 10 (12.50%) Perl
13 9 (11.25%) Data Modelling
13 9 (11.25%) Microsoft
13 9 (11.25%) Linux
13 9 (11.25%) Python
13 9 (11.25%) Telecoms
13 9 (11.25%) LAMP
13 9 (11.25%) Apache Pig
14 8 (10.00%) Scrum
14 8 (10.00%) PHP
14 8 (10.00%) C
14 8 (10.00%) Web Services
14 8 (10.00%) Data Architecture

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9 (11.25%) Apache Pig
2 7 (8.75%) WebSphere
3 5 (6.25%) Escenic
3 5 (6.25%) WebLogic
3 5 (6.25%) MQSeries
3 5 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 5 (6.25%) CMS
3 5 (6.25%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (2.50%) Apache
4 2 (2.50%) Confluence
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.25%) SAS
5 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.25%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.75%) PowerPivot
2 1 (1.25%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (1.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.25%) SaaS
3 1 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.25%) Internet
1 1 (1.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (43.75%) Hadoop
2 22 (27.50%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (20.00%) NoSQL
4 15 (18.75%) Apache Hive
5 13 (16.25%) SQL Server
6 11 (13.75%) HBase
7 7 (8.75%) MySQL
7 7 (8.75%) Couchbase
8 6 (7.50%) MongoDB
9 4 (5.00%) Relational Database
9 4 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (5.00%) QlikView
9 4 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (3.75%) Data Mining
10 3 (3.75%) DB2
10 3 (3.75%) Oracle ODI
11 2 (2.50%) Apache Accumulo
11 2 (2.50%) MS Access
12 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (7.50%) NUnit
1 6 (7.50%) Maven
2 3 (3.75%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.50%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.50%) JIRA
3 2 (2.50%) Selenium
4 1 (1.25%) MSTest
4 1 (1.25%) PHPUnit
4 1 (1.25%) Axure RP
4 1 (1.25%) Hudson
4 1 (1.25%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.25%) Subversion
General
1 12 (15.00%) Finance
2 9 (11.25%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.75%) Marketing
4 2 (2.50%) Electronics
4 2 (2.50%) Games
4 2 (2.50%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.50%) Banking
5 1 (1.25%) Retail
5 1 (1.25%) Advertising
5 1 (1.25%) Publishing
5 1 (1.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (41.25%) Architect
2 19 (23.75%) Developer
3 15 (18.75%) Data Architect
4 11 (13.75%) Analyst
5 9 (11.25%) Senior Developer
6 7 (8.75%) Java Developer
6 7 (8.75%) Technical Architect
7 6 (7.50%) Big Data Architect
7 6 (7.50%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (6.25%) Senior Programmer
8 5 (6.25%) Senior Java Programmer
8 5 (6.25%) Data Analyst
8 5 (6.25%) Java Programmer
8 5 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (6.25%) Developer Analyst
8 5 (6.25%) Programmer
9 4 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) Consultant
9 4 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (5.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.00%) .NET
2 14 (17.50%) MapReduce
3 9 (11.25%) LAMP
4 8 (10.00%) Web Services
5 7 (8.75%) Spring
5 7 (8.75%) XML
5 7 (8.75%) HTML
6 6 (7.50%) CSS
6 6 (7.50%) jQuery
6 6 (7.50%) HTML5
7 5 (6.25%) Ninject
7 5 (6.25%) Ajax
7 5 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
7 5 (6.25%) JSF
7 5 (6.25%) EJB
7 5 (6.25%) Struts
7 5 (6.25%) J2EE
7 5 (6.25%) Java RMI
7 5 (6.25%) Hibernate
7 5 (6.25%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.50%) Open Source
2 5 (6.25%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.00%) Visualisation
3 4 (5.00%) Data Integration
4 3 (3.75%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.75%) Statistics
5 2 (2.50%) DTV
5 2 (2.50%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.50%) Physics
5 2 (2.50%) DataPower
5 2 (2.50%) Social Media
6 1 (1.25%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.25%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.25%) Replication
6 1 (1.25%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.25%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.25%) New Media
6 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.25%) Linux
2 3 (3.75%) UNIX
3 2 (2.50%) Windows
3 2 (2.50%) AIX
3 2 (2.50%) Solaris
3 2 (2.50%) Android
3 2 (2.50%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.25%) CentOS
4 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (28.75%) Analytics
2 17 (21.25%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (21.25%) ETL
3 9 (11.25%) Data Modelling
4 8 (10.00%) Scrum
4 8 (10.00%) Data Architecture
5 7 (8.75%) TDD
5 7 (8.75%) Migration
6 6 (7.50%) Data Analytics
6 6 (7.50%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (7.50%) MVC
6 6 (7.50%) Information Management
6 6 (7.50%) Data Management
6 6 (7.50%) BDD
7 5 (6.25%) Information Architecture
7 5 (6.25%) Statistical Analysis
7 5 (6.25%) Asset Management
7 5 (6.25%) TOGAF
7 5 (6.25%) UML
7 5 (6.25%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 26 (32.50%) Java
2 16 (20.00%) C#
3 15 (18.75%) C++
4 14 (17.50%) SQL
5 10 (12.50%) Perl
6 9 (11.25%) Python
7 8 (10.00%) PHP
7 8 (10.00%) C
8 6 (7.50%) JavaScript
9 5 (6.25%) Scala
9 5 (6.25%) Shell Script
10 3 (3.75%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.50%) R
12 1 (1.25%) XAML
12 1 (1.25%) MATLAB
12 1 (1.25%) VB
12 1 (1.25%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.25%) VBA
12 1 (1.25%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 5 (6.25%) Degree
2 3 (3.75%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.50%) ISEB
3 2 (2.50%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.25%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.00%) QA
2 2 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (13.75%) Oracle
2 9 (11.25%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.75%) SAP
4 5 (6.25%) JBoss
4 5 (6.25%) Ab Initio
5 4 (5.00%) Teradata
6 3 (3.75%) IBM
6 3 (3.75%) Cognos
7 2 (2.50%) Hortonworks
7 2 (2.50%) Informatica
7 2 (2.50%) Netezza
8 1 (1.25%) Red Gate
8 1 (1.25%) Tableau
8 1 (1.25%) Telerik
8 1 (1.25%) MathWorks
8 1 (1.25%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (1.25%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.25%) Cloudera
8 1 (1.25%) Twitter