The first table below looks at the demand for Big Data skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 24 July 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 West 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 124 108 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Contract jobs citing Big Data 15 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.49% 0.23% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.37% 1.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £425 £419
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
634 451 632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 20.91% 20.97% 20.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 312 371
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 30
Average hourly rate £20.00 £45.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.55% +80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Big Data
England

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Big Data across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Big Data Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Big Data
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Big Data across the South West region.

Big Data Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Big Data
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Big Data across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Big Data Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Big Data
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
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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
Wiltshire -1 6 £195 -56.66%
Bristol - - - - 2
Devon - - - -
Dorset - - - - 1
Somerset - - - -
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 18 (66.67%) Java
2 17 (62.96%) Hadoop
3 16 (59.26%) Degree
4 14 (51.85%) Scala
5 12 (44.44%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 8 (29.63%) SC Cleared
7 8 (29.63%) DV Cleared
8 5 (18.52%) Visualisation
8 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
9 4 (14.81%) .NET
9 4 (14.81%) J2EE
9 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
9 4 (14.81%) C#
9 4 (14.81%) Struts
9 4 (14.81%) Spring
9 4 (14.81%) Finance
9 4 (14.81%) Hibernate
9 4 (14.81%) Scrum
9 4 (14.81%) Analytics
9 4 (14.81%) jQuery
9 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
10 3 (11.11%) Logistics
10 3 (11.11%) Information Management
10 3 (11.11%) Data Analytics
10 3 (11.11%) Project Management
10 3 (11.11%) Python
10 3 (11.11%) Military
11 2 (7.41%) GIS

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 2 (7.41%) MQSeries
1 2 (7.41%) CMS
1 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
1 2 (7.41%) WebLogic
1 2 (7.41%) Adobe CQ
1 2 (7.41%) Escenic
1 2 (7.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Project
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (62.96%) Hadoop
2 12 (44.44%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
4 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (7.41%) MySQL
4 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.70%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Maven
1 2 (7.41%) Subversion
1 2 (7.41%) ClearCase
1 2 (7.41%) Ant
1 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
1 2 (7.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (7.41%) Apache Ivy
1 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Developer
2 11 (40.74%) Java Developer
3 9 (33.33%) Architect
4 7 (25.93%) Java Architect
5 5 (18.52%) Scala Developer
6 4 (14.81%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (14.81%) Senior Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Data Scientist
7 3 (11.11%) Analyst
8 2 (7.41%) Project Coordinator
8 2 (7.41%) Developer Analyst
8 2 (7.41%) Java Programmer
8 2 (7.41%) Senior Programmer
8 2 (7.41%) Senior Java Programmer
8 2 (7.41%) Coordinator
8 2 (7.41%) Programmer
8 2 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (7.41%) Project Support Coordinator
9 1 (3.70%) Lead Architect
9 1 (3.70%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) .NET
1 4 (14.81%) J2EE
1 4 (14.81%) Struts
1 4 (14.81%) Spring
1 4 (14.81%) Hibernate
1 4 (14.81%) jQuery
2 2 (7.41%) JSF
2 2 (7.41%) Ajax
2 2 (7.41%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (7.41%) XML
2 2 (7.41%) LAMP
2 2 (7.41%) HTML
2 2 (7.41%) Java RMI
2 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
2 2 (7.41%) EJB
2 2 (7.41%) CSS
2 2 (7.41%) CSS3
2 2 (7.41%) HTML5
3 1 (3.70%) REST
3 1 (3.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Visualisation
2 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.41%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) UNIX
1 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
1 2 (7.41%) Android
2 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (14.81%) Scrum
2 4 (14.81%) Analytics
3 3 (11.11%) Logistics
3 3 (11.11%) Information Management
3 3 (11.11%) Data Analytics
3 3 (11.11%) Project Management
4 2 (7.41%) TDD
4 2 (7.41%) UML
4 2 (7.41%) OOP
4 2 (7.41%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (7.41%) OO
4 2 (7.41%) RUP
4 2 (7.41%) OOD
4 2 (7.41%) SOA
4 2 (7.41%) Android Development
4 2 (7.41%) iOS Development
4 2 (7.41%) BDD
4 2 (7.41%) Release Management
4 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) Java
2 14 (51.85%) Scala
3 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
4 4 (14.81%) C#
5 3 (11.11%) Python
6 2 (7.41%) Perl
6 2 (7.41%) PHP
6 2 (7.41%) Lua
Qualifications
1 16 (59.26%) Degree
2 9 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 8 (29.63%) SC Cleared
3 8 (29.63%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) JBoss
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle
2 1 (3.70%) IBM
2 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
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