The first table below looks at the demand for Big Data Analytics skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Big Data Analytics over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data Analytics
Rank 574 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Big Data Analytics 13 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.031% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Average daily rate £525 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41342 34605 42097
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.43% 72.51% 69.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 25701 20630 24018
Average daily rate £400 £405 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1173 1052 1437
Average hourly rate £28.08 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.25% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.39 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%

Big Data Analytics
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Big Data Analytics within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Big Data Analytics Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Big Data Analytics
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Big Data Analytics within the UK.

Big Data Analytics Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Big Data Analytics
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Big Data Analytics within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Big Data Analytics Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Big Data Analytics
Top 24 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data Analytics within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England - 11 £550 - 6
London - 8 £460 - 4
City of London - 3 £450 - 1
South East - 2 £550 - 1
North West - 1 £625 -
East of England - - - - 1
Chiswick - - - -
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
Abingdon - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Brighton - - - - 1
Guildford - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Marlborough - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -

Big Data Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Big Data Analytics 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 Analytics.

1 23 (100.00%) Big Data
1 23 (100.00%) Analytics
2 10 (43.48%) Hadoop
3 8 (34.78%) Data Analytics
3 8 (34.78%) Java
3 8 (34.78%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (30.43%) Open Source
5 6 (26.09%) Apache Solr
5 6 (26.09%) MongoDB
5 6 (26.09%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (26.09%) NoSQL
5 6 (26.09%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (26.09%) Linux
6 5 (21.74%) SQL
6 5 (21.74%) MySQL
6 5 (21.74%) Scrum
6 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
7 4 (17.39%) Lucene
7 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
7 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
7 4 (17.39%) Teradata
7 4 (17.39%) .NET
7 4 (17.39%) SAP
7 4 (17.39%) XML
7 4 (17.39%) UNIX
7 4 (17.39%) Windows
7 4 (17.39%) ETL
7 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (13.04%) ERP
8 3 (13.04%) Microsoft

Big Data Analytics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Big Data Analytics 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 Analytics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (26.09%) Apache Solr
1 6 (26.09%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (8.70%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (4.35%) SAP CRM
2 1 (4.35%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (100.00%) Big Data
2 10 (43.48%) Hadoop
3 8 (34.78%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (26.09%) MongoDB
4 6 (26.09%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (26.09%) NoSQL
5 5 (21.74%) MySQL
5 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
6 3 (13.04%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (13.04%) SAP BW
6 3 (13.04%) SAP HANA
7 2 (8.70%) HBase
7 2 (8.70%) Apache Hive
7 2 (8.70%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (8.70%) Apache Accumulo
7 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
8 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
8 1 (4.35%) Sqoop
8 1 (4.35%) InfiniDB
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Subversion
1 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.35%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
2 3 (13.04%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.35%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Architect
2 6 (26.09%) Data Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Search Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Designer
5 2 (8.70%) Big Data Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Designer
6 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.35%) SAP Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Business Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Lucene
1 4 (17.39%) .NET
1 4 (17.39%) XML
2 3 (13.04%) REST
3 1 (4.35%) Hibernate
3 1 (4.35%) Spring
3 1 (4.35%) MapReduce
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Open Source
2 3 (13.04%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.35%) Machine Learning
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Linux
2 4 (17.39%) UNIX
2 4 (17.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Analytics
2 8 (34.78%) Data Analytics
3 5 (21.74%) Scrum
4 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
4 4 (17.39%) ETL
4 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (13.04%) ERP
5 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (13.04%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.70%) Use Case
6 2 (8.70%) Software Architecture
6 2 (8.70%) Data Virtualisation
6 2 (8.70%) TDD
7 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
7 1 (4.35%) CRM
7 1 (4.35%) Process Management
7 1 (4.35%) Migration
7 1 (4.35%) Data Management
7 1 (4.35%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) Java
2 5 (21.74%) SQL
3 3 (13.04%) Python
3 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.70%) Perl
4 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.35%) MATLAB
5 1 (4.35%) C#
5 1 (4.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) CTC Cleared
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Oozie
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Teradata
1 4 (17.39%) SAP
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) Business Objects
3 2 (8.70%) Tableau
3 2 (8.70%) Ab Initio
3 2 (8.70%) Sybase
4 1 (4.35%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (4.35%) Infobright
4 1 (4.35%) Rackspace
4 1 (4.35%) Talend
4 1 (4.35%) Greenplum
4 1 (4.35%) Netezza
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