The table below looks at the statistics for Big Data skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 86 78 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Big Data 4 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.30% 0.60% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.42% 2.77% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £365 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.80% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +25.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.00 -
Big Data
South East

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 Surrey region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
282 289 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 21.16% 21.78% 21.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 181 125
Average daily rate £350 £394 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 8
Average hourly rate £45.00 £17.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+157.14% -48.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £13.88 £23.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £26.25 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
- -6.39%

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Big Data Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Big Data
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Big Data Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Big Data
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
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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
Guildford - 1 £300 - 8
Staines - - - - 1
Weybridge - - - -
Woking - - - -
Egham - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Big Data
South East

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 (74.07%) Hadoop
2 19 (70.37%) Java
3 16 (59.26%) SQL
4 12 (44.44%) Data Security
4 12 (44.44%) Python
4 12 (44.44%) Apache Hive
4 12 (44.44%) Apache Pig
5 11 (40.74%) NoSQL
6 10 (37.04%) Open Source
6 10 (37.04%) Analytics
6 10 (37.04%) MapReduce
6 10 (37.04%) Relational Database
6 10 (37.04%) Data Modelling
6 10 (37.04%) Perl
6 10 (37.04%) Linux
7 9 (33.33%) HBase
8 8 (29.63%) Kafka
8 8 (29.63%) Apache Accumulo
8 8 (29.63%) Confluence
8 8 (29.63%) JIRA
8 8 (29.63%) Spring
8 8 (29.63%) XML
8 8 (29.63%) XSD
8 8 (29.63%) OO
8 8 (29.63%) Swing
9 7 (25.93%) RDBMS
9 7 (25.93%) OOP
9 7 (25.93%) Sybase
9 7 (25.93%) DB2
9 7 (25.93%) Oracle

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 (44.44%) Apache Pig
2 8 (29.63%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (74.07%) Hadoop
2 12 (44.44%) Apache Hive
3 11 (40.74%) NoSQL
4 10 (37.04%) Relational Database
5 9 (33.33%) HBase
6 8 (29.63%) Apache Accumulo
7 7 (25.93%) RDBMS
7 7 (25.93%) DB2
7 7 (25.93%) Oracle Database
8 6 (22.22%) Couchbase
8 6 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
9 2 (7.41%) MS Access
9 2 (7.41%) Data Mining
9 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (3.70%) HCatalog
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) JIRA
2 3 (11.11%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.70%) MSTest
3 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.70%) NUnit
General
1 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Developer
2 9 (33.33%) Architect
3 8 (29.63%) Technical Architect
3 8 (29.63%) Java Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Senior Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Senior Technical Architect
4 4 (14.81%) Senior Architect
4 4 (14.81%) Technical Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Data Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Data Integrity Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Hadoop Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Data Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) Kafka
1 8 (29.63%) Spring
1 8 (29.63%) XML
1 8 (29.63%) XSD
1 8 (29.63%) Swing
2 6 (22.22%) Natural Language Processing
3 2 (7.41%) .NET
3 2 (7.41%) JDBC
3 2 (7.41%) SOAP
3 2 (7.41%) Web Services
3 2 (7.41%) WSDL
3 2 (7.41%) Hibernate
3 2 (7.41%) REST
4 1 (3.70%) WPF
4 1 (3.70%) LINQ
4 1 (3.70%) Task Parallel Library
4 1 (3.70%) Reactive Extensions
4 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) Open Source
2 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Online Games
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) CentOS
2 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Data Security
2 10 (37.04%) Analytics
2 10 (37.04%) MapReduce
2 10 (37.04%) Data Modelling
3 8 (29.63%) OO
4 7 (25.93%) OOP
5 6 (22.22%) Project Planning
5 6 (22.22%) Project Management
6 4 (14.81%) ETL
6 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 3 (11.11%) Scrum
7 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (7.41%) Statistical Analysis
8 2 (7.41%) Information Management
8 2 (7.41%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (70.37%) Java
2 16 (59.26%) SQL
3 12 (44.44%) Python
4 10 (37.04%) Perl
5 7 (25.93%) R
6 5 (18.52%) C#
7 3 (11.11%) C
7 3 (11.11%) C++
8 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
9 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
9 1 (3.70%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
2 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Sybase
1 7 (25.93%) Oracle
2 6 (22.22%) Cloudera
2 6 (22.22%) RapidMiner
2 6 (22.22%) Tableau
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.41%) Hortonworks
5 1 (3.70%) Red Gate
5 1 (3.70%) Telerik
5 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.70%) MathWorks