The first table below looks at the demand for Big Data skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 28 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 Southampton 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 44 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Big Data 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.29% - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.20% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £400 £419
% change year-on-year
+10.93% -4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
83 56 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 23.71% 17.72% 14.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 22 16
Average daily rate £349 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.41% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £240 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £442 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 7
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.40
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -1.31%
Big Data
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Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Big Data Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Big Data
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Big Data Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 6 (75.00%) Java
1 6 (75.00%) PHP
2 5 (62.50%) Web Services
3 4 (50.00%) LAMP
3 4 (50.00%) Puppet
3 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (50.00%) Open Source
3 4 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 4 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (50.00%) DevOps
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Stress Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Web Testing
5 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Android
5 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
5 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (12.50%) Selenium
5 1 (12.50%) jQuery
5 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Usability Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 1 (12.50%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) PHPUnit
1 1 (12.50%) Axure RP
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) Web Services
2 4 (50.00%) LAMP
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) REST
3 1 (12.50%) Backbone.js
3 1 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (12.50%) D3.js
3 1 (12.50%) Highcharts JS
3 1 (12.50%) Sass
3 1 (12.50%) LESS
3 1 (12.50%) Ember.js
3 1 (12.50%) Underscore.js
3 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Open Source
1 4 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Android
2 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Stress Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Web Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Information Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) BDD
3 1 (12.50%) Customer Insight
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Usability Testing
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
1 6 (75.00%) PHP
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Puppet
1 4 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Twitter