The table below looks at the statistics for Big Data skills in IT contracts advertised for the St Albans region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Big Data 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans - - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £16.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+22.56% -21.95%
Big Data
Hertfordshire

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 St Albans region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
St Albans
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
2 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 6.06% 23.81% 29.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £450 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+36.00% -23.07%