Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Big Data skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Big Data over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Big Data
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 142 100
Rank change year-on-year +52 -42 +20
Contract jobs citing Big Data 50 21 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.70% 0.60% 1.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.41% 2.63% 5.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 18 41
Manchester median daily rate £506 £455 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.26% +1.11% +20.00%
10th Percentile £375 £355 £375
90th Percentile £600 £623 £550
North West median daily rate £550 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +15.79% +2.70% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

Big Data is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 675 797 857
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 22.98% 22.76% 22.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 535 562
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
10th Percentile £295 £246 £263
90th Percentile £575 £530 £513
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 8
Manchester median hourly rate £18.85 £21.63 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.86% +13.82% -6.17%
10th Percentile £15.91 £13.94 £11.35
90th Percentile £22.30 £35.22 £39.88
North West median hourly rate £42.75 £35.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +19.58% -10.63% +60.00%

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Big Data as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Big Data in Manchester

Big Data
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Big Data in Manchester

Big Data
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Big Data in Manchester over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Big Data in Manchester

Big Data
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - 3 £488 -
Big Data
North West

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Big Data also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 33 (66.00%) Python
2 28 (56.00%) Business Intelligence
2 28 (56.00%) Hadoop
3 24 (48.00%) Java
4 23 (46.00%) Apache Spark
5 22 (44.00%) Finance
6 21 (42.00%) Manufacturing
6 21 (42.00%) Electronics
6 21 (42.00%) Telecoms
6 21 (42.00%) Programme Management
6 21 (42.00%) Linux
6 21 (42.00%) SAP
6 21 (42.00%) Marketing
6 21 (42.00%) Digital Marketing
7 19 (38.00%) Open Source
8 18 (36.00%) Shell Script
9 17 (34.00%) TDD
10 16 (32.00%) Scrum
10 16 (32.00%) BDD
10 16 (32.00%) Continuous Delivery
11 15 (30.00%) Docker
11 15 (30.00%) TeamCity
11 15 (30.00%) Git (software)
11 15 (30.00%) JIRA
11 15 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (26.00%) Akka
12 13 (26.00%) Cucumber
12 13 (26.00%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (20.00%) Clojure
13 10 (20.00%) ETL

Big Data
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (46.00%) Apache Spark
2 6 (12.00%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.00%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (4.00%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (4.00%) Amazon Kinesis
3 2 (4.00%) Amazon S3
3 2 (4.00%) CloudFront
3 2 (4.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.00%) Firewall
1 6 (12.00%) SNMP
1 6 (12.00%) SSH
2 2 (4.00%) Internet
3 1 (2.00%) Kerberos
3 1 (2.00%) tcpdump
3 1 (2.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (56.00%) Hadoop
2 8 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (8.00%) Apache Hive
5 4 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (6.00%) Impala
6 3 (6.00%) NoSQL
6 3 (6.00%) OLAP
6 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (4.00%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (4.00%) Flink
7 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
7 2 (4.00%) Sqoop
8 1 (2.00%) HBase
8 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (30.00%) Git (software)
1 15 (30.00%) JIRA
1 15 (30.00%) TeamCity
2 13 (26.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (4.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.00%) JUnit
3 2 (4.00%) Maven
General
1 22 (44.00%) Finance
2 21 (42.00%) Electronics
2 21 (42.00%) Manufacturing
2 21 (42.00%) Marketing
2 21 (42.00%) Telecoms
3 7 (14.00%) Banking
4 3 (6.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (38.00%) Developer
2 15 (30.00%) Scala Developer
3 10 (20.00%) Architect
3 10 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 9 (18.00%) Java Developer
5 8 (16.00%) Apache Spark Developer
5 8 (16.00%) Data Engineer
5 8 (16.00%) Hadoop Developer
6 7 (14.00%) Java Hadoop Developer
6 7 (14.00%) Java Scala Developer
6 7 (14.00%) Java Software Developer
7 6 (12.00%) Data Architect
8 5 (10.00%) Big Data Engineer
8 5 (10.00%) Linux Developer
9 4 (8.00%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (8.00%) Splunk Engineer
10 3 (6.00%) Hadoop Engineer
11 2 (4.00%) Cloud Architect
11 2 (4.00%) Cloud Engineer
11 2 (4.00%) DevOps Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.00%) Akka
2 8 (16.00%) Kafka
3 4 (8.00%) jQuery
4 3 (6.00%) PySpark
5 2 (4.00%) .NET
5 2 (4.00%) Hibernate
5 2 (4.00%) MSMQ
5 2 (4.00%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (4.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (4.00%) Sinatra
5 2 (4.00%) Spring
6 1 (2.00%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.00%) Apache Avro
6 1 (2.00%) CSS
6 1 (2.00%) Drools
6 1 (2.00%) HTML
6 1 (2.00%) HTML5
6 1 (2.00%) JSON
6 1 (2.00%) REST
6 1 (2.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.00%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.00%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (2.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 21 (42.00%) Linux
2 10 (20.00%) Unix
2 10 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (56.00%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (42.00%) Digital Marketing
2 21 (42.00%) Programme Management
3 19 (38.00%) Open Source
4 17 (34.00%) TDD
5 16 (32.00%) BDD
5 16 (32.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 16 (32.00%) Scrum
6 15 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (20.00%) ETL
8 9 (18.00%) Analytics
8 9 (18.00%) Machine Learning
9 8 (16.00%) Load Balancing
10 7 (14.00%) Data Architecture
11 6 (12.00%) Data Governance
11 6 (12.00%) Data Strategy
12 5 (10.00%) DevOps
13 4 (8.00%) Data Analytics
14 3 (6.00%) Kalman Filter
14 3 (6.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 33 (66.00%) Python
2 24 (48.00%) Java
3 18 (36.00%) Shell Script
4 10 (20.00%) Clojure
5 7 (14.00%) SQL
6 6 (12.00%) Bash Shell
7 4 (8.00%) C
8 3 (6.00%) C++
8 3 (6.00%) JavaScript
9 2 (4.00%) Go
9 2 (4.00%) Ruby
10 1 (2.00%) R
10 1 (2.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.00%) GCP
System Software
1 15 (30.00%) Docker
2 8 (16.00%) Apache Flume
3 1 (2.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) Oozie
2 4 (8.00%) Ansible
3 2 (4.00%) Ambari
3 2 (4.00%) Mesos
3 2 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.00%) Puppet
4 1 (2.00%) Grafana
4 1 (2.00%) Graphite
Vendors
1 21 (42.00%) SAP
2 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (12.00%) Splunk
4 4 (8.00%) Google
5 2 (4.00%) Cloudera
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle
6 1 (2.00%) Tableau
6 1 (2.00%) Teradata