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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 126 128 110
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -18
Contract jobs citing Big Data 14 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.44% 0.49% 0.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.99% 2.34% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 2
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£425 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £438 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £20.50 -
% change year-on-year
+143.90% -
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
703 642 457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 22.00% 21.07% 21.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 427 317
Average daily rate £350 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £483 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 3
Average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -55.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £20.00 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.00 £175.00 £132.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Bristol - 7 £425 - 9
Devon - 2 £630 - 1
Somerset - 2 £545 - 1
Gloucestershire -7 1 £450 - 6
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 17 (50.00%) Analytics
2 15 (44.12%) MongoDB
2 15 (44.12%) Java
3 14 (41.18%) Open Source
4 13 (38.24%) Hadoop
4 13 (38.24%) NoSQL
4 13 (38.24%) Data Management
5 12 (35.29%) PostGIS
5 12 (35.29%) Apache Solr
6 10 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (29.41%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (26.47%) Security Cleared
7 9 (26.47%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (26.47%) ETL
8 8 (23.53%) Finance
8 8 (23.53%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (23.53%) Data Architecture
8 8 (23.53%) Puppet
9 7 (20.59%) SC Cleared
10 6 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (17.65%) Percona
10 6 (17.65%) MySQL
10 6 (17.65%) Oracle
10 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
10 6 (17.65%) DB2
10 6 (17.65%) Ansible
10 6 (17.65%) SaltStack
11 5 (14.71%) HTML
11 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (11.76%) Marketing

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 12 (35.29%) Apache Solr
2 10 (29.41%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.94%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Office
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
1 1 (2.94%) PaaS
1 1 (2.94%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) HTTP
1 1 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (44.12%) MongoDB
2 13 (38.24%) Hadoop
2 13 (38.24%) NoSQL
3 9 (26.47%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (23.53%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (17.65%) MySQL
5 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
5 6 (17.65%) DB2
6 2 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 8 (23.53%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Marketing
3 3 (8.82%) Electronics
3 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.82%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.94%) Games
4 1 (2.94%) Military
4 1 (2.94%) Billing
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) Architect
2 11 (32.35%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (17.65%) DBA
4 5 (14.71%) Administrator
5 4 (11.76%) Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Architect
7 1 (2.94%) QA Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Big Data Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Full Stack Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Data Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Software Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (35.29%) PostGIS
2 5 (14.71%) HTML
3 3 (8.82%) CSS
3 3 (8.82%) Web Services
3 3 (8.82%) XML
3 3 (8.82%) AngularJS
4 2 (5.88%) RESTful
4 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.88%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.88%) .NET
5 1 (2.94%) J2EE
5 1 (2.94%) SOAP
5 1 (2.94%) Django
5 1 (2.94%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (2.94%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.82%) DTV
2 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Cloud
2 3 (8.82%) Replication
3 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.94%) GIS
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) Analytics
2 14 (41.18%) Open Source
3 13 (38.24%) Data Management
4 10 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (26.47%) ETL
6 8 (23.53%) Data Architecture
7 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (11.76%) Scrum
8 4 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (8.82%) Web Development
9 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
9 3 (8.82%) Programme Management
9 3 (8.82%) Workflow
9 3 (8.82%) Project Management
9 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery
10 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
10 2 (5.88%) Security Management
10 2 (5.88%) TDD
10 2 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
10 2 (5.88%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 15 (44.12%) Java
2 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.88%) C
3 2 (5.88%) C#
3 2 (5.88%) SQL
3 2 (5.88%) Python
4 1 (2.94%) Ruby
4 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.94%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) Security Cleared
2 7 (20.59%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.82%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) GPFS
1 2 (5.88%) Ceph
2 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (23.53%) Puppet
2 6 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (17.65%) Ansible
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle ZFS
3 2 (5.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Oracle
1 6 (17.65%) Percona
1 6 (17.65%) SaltStack
2 3 (8.82%) SAP
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.94%) HP
3 1 (2.94%) Citrix
3 1 (2.94%) Hitachi
3 1 (2.94%) i2
3 1 (2.94%) VMware
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