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 24 August 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 Aug 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 the Thames Valley - - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £441 £466 £438
% change year-on-year
-5.52% +6.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.92 £33.33 -
% change year-on-year
+31.77% -
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
1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Thames Valley 100.00% - 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.76 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.81% +32.00%