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 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 132 105 -
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -
Contract jobs citing Big Data 11 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.34% 0.14% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.80% 0.58% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£450 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £425 £363
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.00 -
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
611 516 700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 18.93% 23.32% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 346 401
Average daily rate £350 £360 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £428 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 31
Average hourly rate £20.00 £41.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.51% +37.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%

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
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 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Somerset -9 3 - -
Wiltshire -16 1 - - 2
Bristol - 1 - - 3
Gloucestershire - 1 £450 - 3
Devon - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 20 (62.50%) Java
2 19 (59.38%) Hadoop
3 17 (53.13%) Degree
4 15 (46.88%) Scala
5 13 (40.63%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (28.13%) DV Cleared
6 9 (28.13%) Security Cleared
7 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
8 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
8 6 (18.75%) UNIX
9 5 (15.63%) Struts
9 5 (15.63%) J2EE
9 5 (15.63%) Oracle
9 5 (15.63%) Spring
9 5 (15.63%) Hibernate
9 5 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (15.63%) jQuery
10 4 (12.50%) Visualisation
10 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
10 4 (12.50%) Finance
10 4 (12.50%) Scrum
10 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
10 4 (12.50%) C#
10 4 (12.50%) .NET
10 4 (12.50%) Python
11 3 (9.38%) ClearCase
11 3 (9.38%) OO
11 3 (9.38%) Perl
11 3 (9.38%) PHP

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (6.25%) WebLogic
1 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
1 2 (6.25%) MQSeries
1 2 (6.25%) CMS
1 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
1 2 (6.25%) Escenic
1 2 (6.25%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Project
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (59.38%) Hadoop
2 13 (40.63%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 3 (9.38%) DB2
5 3 (9.38%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (9.38%) Oracle ODI
5 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
6 2 (6.25%) MySQL
7 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (9.38%) ClearCase
1 3 (9.38%) Subversion
1 3 (9.38%) Maven
1 3 (9.38%) Ant
1 3 (9.38%) Apache Ivy
2 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Military
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Developer
2 12 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 11 (34.38%) Architect
4 8 (25.00%) Java Architect
5 5 (15.63%) Scala Developer
5 5 (15.63%) Senior Developer
5 5 (15.63%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Data Scientist
7 2 (6.25%) Project Support Coordinator
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Java Programmer
7 2 (6.25%) Project Coordinator
7 2 (6.25%) Developer Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Programmer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Java Programmer
7 2 (6.25%) Programmer
7 2 (6.25%) Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Coordinator
8 1 (3.13%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) J2EE
1 5 (15.63%) Struts
1 5 (15.63%) Hibernate
1 5 (15.63%) Spring
1 5 (15.63%) jQuery
2 4 (12.50%) .NET
3 2 (6.25%) HTML
3 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.25%) EJB
3 2 (6.25%) CSS
3 2 (6.25%) XML
3 2 (6.25%) Java RMI
3 2 (6.25%) LAMP
3 2 (6.25%) JSF
3 2 (6.25%) Ajax
3 2 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (6.25%) HTML5
3 2 (6.25%) CSS3
4 1 (3.13%) REST
4 1 (3.13%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 4 (12.50%) Visualisation
2 2 (6.25%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) UNIX
2 2 (6.25%) Android
2 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (12.50%) Scrum
3 3 (9.38%) Project Management
3 3 (9.38%) OO
3 3 (9.38%) Information Management
3 3 (9.38%) Logistics
3 3 (9.38%) Release Management
3 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (9.38%) Data Analytics
3 3 (9.38%) Analytics
4 2 (6.25%) Android Development
4 2 (6.25%) iOS Development
4 2 (6.25%) BDD
4 2 (6.25%) TDD
4 2 (6.25%) RUP
4 2 (6.25%) OOD
4 2 (6.25%) SOA
4 2 (6.25%) UML
4 2 (6.25%) OOP
4 2 (6.25%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 20 (62.50%) Java
2 15 (46.88%) Scala
3 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.50%) C#
4 4 (12.50%) Python
5 3 (9.38%) Lua
5 3 (9.38%) Perl
5 3 (9.38%) PHP
5 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL
5 3 (9.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (53.13%) Degree
2 9 (28.13%) DV Cleared
2 9 (28.13%) Security Cleared
3 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Oracle
2 3 (9.38%) Netezza
2 3 (9.38%) Greenplum
3 2 (6.25%) JBoss
4 1 (3.13%) IBM
4 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 15 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 24 days ago