The table below looks at the statistics for Big Data skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 78 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Big Data 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.25% - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.79% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £67.00 £20.00 -
% change year-on-year
+235.00% -
Big Data
UK

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 Wales region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
254 168 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 31.59% 28.97% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 105 61
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 4
Average hourly rate £21.80 £14.30 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.44% -23.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.54 £11.15 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £97.00 £22.50 £19.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.36 £31.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.91% +5.00%

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Big Data Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Big Data
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Big Data Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Big Data
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 20 October 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
South Wales - 2 £350 - 1
Big Data
UK

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 3 (100.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) JBoss
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Cognos
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Business Objects
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) Google
3 1 (33.33%) Spotfire
3 1 (33.33%) QlikView
3 1 (33.33%) Google Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (33.33%) Pentaho
3 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (33.33%) Tableau

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 1 (33.33%) JBoss
1 1 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) Spotfire
2 1 (33.33%) QlikView
2 1 (33.33%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Business Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Business Objects
1 1 (33.33%) Cognos
1 1 (33.33%) Google
1 1 (33.33%) Tableau
1 1 (33.33%) Talend
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