The table below looks at the statistics for Big Data skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 88 101 100
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -1
Contract jobs citing Big Data 33 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.30% 0.36% 0.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.37% 1.89% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 1 0
Average daily rate £470 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £475 £565
% change year-on-year
-1.05% -15.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £36.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.50 £36.50 -
% change year-on-year
+27.39% -
Big Data
England

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 West Midlands region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
614 423 479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.19% 19.13% 22.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 250 269
Average daily rate £400 £368 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% +13.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 19 12
Average hourly rate £20.00 £28.69 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.28% +63.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.00 £17.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.80 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £32.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+14.06% +14.28%

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Big Data Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Big Data
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Big Data Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Big Data
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Big Data across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Big Data Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Big Data
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Big Data across the West Midlands region.

Big Data Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Big Data
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Shropshire -6 14 £470 -
Coventry -4 7 £431 +43.75%
Birmingham +2 6 £419 - 2
Warwickshire - 3 £550 - 6
Solihull - 1 £250 -
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 29 (59.18%) Hadoop
2 25 (51.02%) Business Intelligence
3 24 (48.98%) SQL
4 23 (46.94%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (32.65%) Analytics
5 16 (32.65%) Data Modelling
6 15 (30.61%) Scrum
7 14 (28.57%) Oracle
8 13 (26.53%) BusinessObjects
8 13 (26.53%) Pentaho
9 12 (24.49%) Informatica
9 12 (24.49%) Finance
9 12 (24.49%) Java
9 12 (24.49%) PL/SQL
9 12 (24.49%) Unix
9 12 (24.49%) ETL
9 12 (24.49%) Apache Hive
9 12 (24.49%) Test Strategy
10 11 (22.45%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (20.41%) Data Management
12 9 (18.37%) User Stories
12 9 (18.37%) Apache Spark
13 8 (16.33%) HDFS
13 8 (16.33%) Impala
13 8 (16.33%) Logical Data Model
13 8 (16.33%) Scala
13 8 (16.33%) Confluence
13 8 (16.33%) JIRA
13 8 (16.33%) Oracle Reports
13 8 (16.33%) Shell Script

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 9 (18.37%) Apache Spark
2 8 (16.33%) Confluence
3 4 (8.16%) SAS
4 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.04%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 6 (12.24%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.08%) MS Project
2 2 (4.08%) SPSS
3 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) PaaS
2 1 (2.04%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (59.18%) Hadoop
2 13 (26.53%) BusinessObjects
2 13 (26.53%) Pentaho
3 12 (24.49%) Apache Hive
4 11 (22.45%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (16.33%) Impala
5 8 (16.33%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (10.20%) RDBMS
6 5 (10.20%) Relational Database
7 4 (8.16%) HBase
8 3 (6.12%) Data Mart
8 3 (6.12%) Data Mining
8 3 (6.12%) NoSQL
8 3 (6.12%) OLAP
8 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
8 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (4.08%) IBM InfoSphere
9 2 (4.08%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 8 (16.33%) JIRA
2 1 (2.04%) PVCS
General
1 12 (24.49%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Retail
3 4 (8.16%) Manufacturing
3 4 (8.16%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.08%) Banking
4 2 (4.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (55.10%) Developer
2 21 (42.86%) Hadoop Developer
3 12 (24.49%) Architect
3 12 (24.49%) Big Data Developer
4 6 (12.24%) Data Architect
5 5 (10.20%) Hadoop Architect
6 4 (8.16%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 4 (8.16%) Pentaho Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Project Manager
6 4 (8.16%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (6.12%) Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Big Data Architect
7 3 (6.12%) Consultant
7 3 (6.12%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Hadoop Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) Big Data Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) Big Data Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Digital Product Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Python Developer
8 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) XML
2 3 (6.12%) JSON
2 3 (6.12%) MDX
3 1 (2.04%) Apache Avro
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (6.12%) NHS
1 3 (6.12%) Statistics
2 2 (4.08%) Internet of Things
2 2 (4.08%) Social Media
3 1 (2.04%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.04%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.49%) Unix
2 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (51.02%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (46.94%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (32.65%) Analytics
3 16 (32.65%) Data Modelling
4 15 (30.61%) Scrum
5 12 (24.49%) ETL
5 12 (24.49%) Test Strategy
6 10 (20.41%) Data Management
7 9 (18.37%) User Stories
8 8 (16.33%) Logical Data Model
9 7 (14.29%) Data Analysis
9 7 (14.29%) Workflow
10 6 (12.24%) Kimball Methodology
10 6 (12.24%) Migration
11 5 (10.20%) Big Data Analytics
11 5 (10.20%) Data Analytics
11 5 (10.20%) Master Data Management
11 5 (10.20%) Open Source
12 4 (8.16%) Data Migration
12 4 (8.16%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (48.98%) SQL
2 12 (24.49%) Java
2 12 (24.49%) PL/SQL
3 8 (16.33%) Scala
3 8 (16.33%) Shell Script
4 5 (10.20%) C#
5 4 (8.16%) Python
6 3 (6.12%) Perl
7 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.08%) MATLAB
7 2 (4.08%) R
7 2 (4.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.24%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (16.33%) HDFS
2 2 (4.08%) Docker
2 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (28.57%) Oracle
2 12 (24.49%) Informatica
3 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.16%) IBM
5 3 (6.12%) SAP
5 3 (6.12%) Tableau
6 2 (4.08%) Cognos
6 2 (4.08%) Netezza
6 2 (4.08%) Teradata
6 2 (4.08%) VMware
7 1 (2.04%) Cisco
7 1 (2.04%) Google
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