The table below looks at the statistics for Big Data skills in IT contracts advertised for the Thames Valley region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank - - 7
Contract jobs citing Big Data 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Thames Valley - - 6.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 £444
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +12.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- -21.95%
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 Thames Valley region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Thames Valley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
0 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Thames Valley - 16.67% 68.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 9
Median daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.58% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £26.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+32.69% -17.46%