The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 130 112 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Contract jobs citing Big Data 12 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.39% 0.49% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.79% 1.98% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 0
Average daily rate
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£429 £333 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.94% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £575 £363
% change year-on-year
-17.39% +58.62%
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 West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
669 605 595
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.52% 24.67% 24.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 479 399 385
Average daily rate £375 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 27 14
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.45 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.93% -3.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £33.84 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+25.92% -10.00%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 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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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 - 5 £304 -
Devon -6 4 £500 +36.51% 3
Bristol -4 1 £325 -7.14% 6
Dorset - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - - 3
Somerset - - - - 1
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 9 (32.14%) Hadoop
2 7 (25.00%) Degree
2 7 (25.00%) UNIX
3 6 (21.43%) Java
3 6 (21.43%) Finance
4 5 (17.86%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (17.86%) Oracle
4 5 (17.86%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (17.86%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 4 (14.29%) Python
5 4 (14.29%) DB2
5 4 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 4 (14.29%) SQL
5 4 (14.29%) Scala
5 4 (14.29%) Oracle ODI
5 4 (14.29%) Netezza
5 4 (14.29%) Greenplum
6 3 (10.71%) Mobile Banking
6 3 (10.71%) NoSQL
6 3 (10.71%) Visualisation
6 3 (10.71%) Business Transformation
6 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
6 3 (10.71%) Perl
6 3 (10.71%) Linux
6 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
6 3 (10.71%) Project Management
6 3 (10.71%) Banking
6 3 (10.71%) TOGAF

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.57%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (3.57%) Google App Engine
1 1 (3.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Network Security
2 1 (3.57%) VLAN
2 1 (3.57%) NAS
2 1 (3.57%) SAN
2 1 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) Hadoop
2 5 (17.86%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (17.86%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (17.86%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (14.29%) DB2
3 4 (14.29%) Oracle ODI
4 3 (10.71%) NoSQL
5 2 (7.14%) MongoDB
5 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
5 2 (7.14%) CouchDB
5 2 (7.14%) QlikView
6 1 (3.57%) BigQuery
6 1 (3.57%) HBase
6 1 (3.57%) Voldemort
6 1 (3.57%) MySQL
6 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Subversion
2 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (3.57%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (3.57%) Ant
2 1 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.57%) ClearCase
2 1 (3.57%) Maven
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.57%) Marketing
4 1 (3.57%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Architect
2 6 (21.43%) Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Project Manager
4 4 (14.29%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Java Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Test Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Test Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Big Data Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Data Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Configuration and Release Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) Data Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Configuration Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) jQuery
2 1 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (3.57%) HTML5
2 1 (3.57%) CSS3
2 1 (3.57%) J2EE
2 1 (3.57%) CSS
2 1 (3.57%) Struts
2 1 (3.57%) HTML
2 1 (3.57%) Hibernate
2 1 (3.57%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Mobile Banking
1 3 (10.71%) Visualisation
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Statistics
3 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.57%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) UNIX
2 3 (10.71%) Linux
3 1 (3.57%) CentOS
3 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 3 (10.71%) Business Transformation
3 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
3 3 (10.71%) Project Management
3 3 (10.71%) TOGAF
4 2 (7.14%) Data Modelling
4 2 (7.14%) SOA
4 2 (7.14%) Test Strategy
4 2 (7.14%) Analytics
4 2 (7.14%) Test Management
4 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting
4 2 (7.14%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (7.14%) V-Model
4 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.57%) Validation
5 1 (3.57%) Release Management
5 1 (3.57%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.57%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) Java
2 4 (14.29%) Python
2 4 (14.29%) PL/SQL
2 4 (14.29%) SQL
2 4 (14.29%) Scala
3 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.71%) Perl
4 2 (7.14%) PHP
4 2 (7.14%) R
4 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.57%) Lua
5 1 (3.57%) C
5 1 (3.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) ISEB
2 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.57%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
1 1 (3.57%) P3O
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Puppet
2 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.57%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle
2 4 (14.29%) Netezza
2 4 (14.29%) Greenplum
3 2 (7.14%) IBM
4 1 (3.57%) Google
4 1 (3.57%) Splunk
4 1 (3.57%) SAP
4 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
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