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 5 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
5 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 £470 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
-6.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year
+22.56% -
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
1 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 3.45% 36.36% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £450 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +100.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.25 £32.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.69% -8.28%