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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Big Data
North West / Manchester
Rank 70 103 84
Rank change year-on-year +33 -19  
Contract jobs citing Big Data 20 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.53% 0.17% 0.86%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.06% 0.97% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 13
Median daily rate £500 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% -15.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £470 £500
% change year-on-year +3.72% -6.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £33.06 £34.50
% change year-on-year +42.18% -4.18%  

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

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 330 310 347
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 25.25% 17.28% 21.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 194 186
Median daily rate £375 £383 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.96% +7.74%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Median hourly rate £35.00 £17.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +105.88% -32.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing Big Data as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 26 March 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 1 - -
Big Data
North West

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 24 (66.67%) Java
2 23 (63.89%) Hadoop
3 19 (52.78%) Python
4 16 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (44.44%) Open Source
4 16 (44.44%) Apache Spark
5 13 (36.11%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (30.56%) Finance
6 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (30.56%) Marketing
6 11 (30.56%) Continuous Delivery
7 10 (27.78%) DevOps
7 10 (27.78%) Digital Marketing
7 10 (27.78%) Programme Management
7 10 (27.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
7 10 (27.78%) Manufacturing
7 10 (27.78%) Electronics
7 10 (27.78%) Telecoms
7 10 (27.78%) SAP
8 9 (25.00%) C
8 9 (25.00%) SQL
8 9 (25.00%) TDD
8 9 (25.00%) BDD
8 9 (25.00%) Google
8 9 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
9 8 (22.22%) Puppet
10 7 (19.44%) Linux
11 6 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (16.67%) Scrum

Big Data
Top Related 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 16 (44.44%) Apache Spark
2 4 (11.11%) OpenStack
2 4 (11.11%) SAS
3 3 (8.33%) Apache
4 2 (5.56%) nginx
5 1 (2.78%) Apache Pig
5 1 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 10 (27.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (8.33%) PaaS
5 2 (5.56%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (5.56%) IaaS
5 2 (5.56%) SaaS
6 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Kerberos
1 1 (2.78%) Network Security
1 1 (2.78%) SSH
1 1 (2.78%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (63.89%) Hadoop
2 6 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 3 (8.33%) Apache Hive
5 2 (5.56%) HDInsight
5 2 (5.56%) Impala
5 2 (5.56%) MySQL
5 2 (5.56%) NoSQL
5 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.56%) Spark SQL
6 1 (2.78%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.78%) DB2
6 1 (2.78%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.78%) Pentaho
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 5 (13.89%) Jenkins
3 3 (8.33%) Vagrant
4 2 (5.56%) Maven
General
1 11 (30.56%) Finance
1 11 (30.56%) Marketing
2 10 (27.78%) Electronics
2 10 (27.78%) Manufacturing
2 10 (27.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Data Engineer
1 11 (30.56%) Developer
2 6 (16.67%) Architect
2 6 (16.67%) Big Data Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Hadoop Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Apache Spark Developer
5 3 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Agile Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Big Data Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Data Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Data Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Hadoop Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Java Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Python Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Python Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) JSON
2 4 (11.11%) Ajax
2 4 (11.11%) CSS
2 4 (11.11%) CSS3
2 4 (11.11%) Ext JS
2 4 (11.11%) HTML
2 4 (11.11%) HTML5
2 4 (11.11%) REST
3 2 (5.56%) .NET
3 2 (5.56%) J2EE
3 2 (5.56%) Kafka
3 2 (5.56%) Spark Streaming
3 2 (5.56%) Web Services
4 1 (2.78%) Akka
4 1 (2.78%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.78%) Middleware
4 1 (2.78%) Sensu
4 1 (2.78%) Servlets
4 1 (2.78%) Spring
4 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.78%) Credit Risk
2 1 (2.78%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (19.44%) Linux
2 3 (8.33%) Unix
3 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.56%) Ubuntu
3 2 (5.56%) Windows
4 1 (2.78%) AIX
4 1 (2.78%) Android
4 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) Open Source
2 13 (36.11%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (30.56%) Continuous Delivery
4 10 (27.78%) DevOps
4 10 (27.78%) Digital Marketing
4 10 (27.78%) Programme Management
5 9 (25.00%) BDD
5 9 (25.00%) TDD
6 6 (16.67%) Scrum
7 5 (13.89%) Analytics
7 5 (13.89%) ETL
8 4 (11.11%) Front End Development
8 4 (11.11%) Kanban
8 4 (11.11%) Software Engineering
9 2 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (5.56%) Problem Management
9 2 (5.56%) Strategic Planning
9 2 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (66.67%) Java
2 19 (52.78%) Python
3 9 (25.00%) C
3 9 (25.00%) SQL
4 6 (16.67%) Scala
5 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
6 4 (11.11%) Ruby
7 3 (8.33%) C#
8 2 (5.56%) F#
8 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.78%) Clojure
9 1 (2.78%) Perl
9 1 (2.78%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Docker
2 2 (5.56%) HDFS
2 2 (5.56%) vSphere
3 1 (2.78%) OpenSSH
3 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (22.22%) Puppet
2 4 (11.11%) Ansible
3 3 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (8.33%) Terraform
4 2 (5.56%) Salt
5 1 (2.78%) Graphite
5 1 (2.78%) Kibana
5 1 (2.78%) Kubernetes
5 1 (2.78%) logstash
5 1 (2.78%) Nagios
5 1 (2.78%) Nmap
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) SAP
2 9 (25.00%) Google
3 2 (5.56%) Cloudera
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle
3 2 (5.56%) Vertica
4 1 (2.78%) AppDynamics
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.78%) Splunk
4 1 (2.78%) Sybase
4 1 (2.78%) Tableau
4 1 (2.78%) VMware
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