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 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 97 80
Rank change year-on-year +25 -17  
Contract jobs citing Big Data 15 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.07% 0.22% 0.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.32% 1.17% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 7
Median daily rate £468 £550 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +46.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £479 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £441 £450 £475
% change year-on-year -1.94% -5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £42.65 £16.00
% change year-on-year +17.23% +166.56%  

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 282 341 334
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 20.14% 19.18% 22.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 207 230
Median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £249 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 6
Median hourly rate £22.00 £27.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +44.73%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.14 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.04% +19.75%  

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 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Big Data in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 22 (61.11%) Python
2 21 (58.33%) Java
3 17 (47.22%) Hadoop
4 14 (38.89%) Open Source
4 14 (38.89%) DevOps
5 12 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (30.56%) SQL
7 10 (27.78%) Linux
7 10 (27.78%) Puppet
7 10 (27.78%) Apache Spark
8 9 (25.00%) Git (software)
9 8 (22.22%) Unix
9 8 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (22.22%) Scrum
9 8 (22.22%) Ansible
10 7 (19.44%) Electronics
10 7 (19.44%) Telecoms
10 7 (19.44%) Finance
10 7 (19.44%) Manufacturing
10 7 (19.44%) Programme Management
10 7 (19.44%) Windows
10 7 (19.44%) SAP
10 7 (19.44%) Digital Marketing
10 7 (19.44%) TDD
10 7 (19.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 7 (19.44%) Marketing
11 6 (16.67%) JSON
11 6 (16.67%) Software Engineering
11 6 (16.67%) Ajax

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 10 (27.78%) Apache Spark
2 6 (16.67%) SAS
3 3 (8.33%) Apache Pig
3 3 (8.33%) OpenStack
4 2 (5.56%) Apache
4 2 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.78%) nginx
5 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 7 (19.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (13.89%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (13.89%) PaaS
4 3 (8.33%) IaaS
4 3 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) SSH
2 3 (8.33%) Firewall
2 3 (8.33%) SNMP
3 2 (5.56%) Network Security
3 2 (5.56%) SSL
4 1 (2.78%) Kerberos
4 1 (2.78%) tcpdump
4 1 (2.78%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (47.22%) Hadoop
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
3 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.56%) Apache Hive
4 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.56%) Impala
4 2 (5.56%) MySQL
5 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.78%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (13.89%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.56%) Vagrant
4 1 (2.78%) Maven
General
1 7 (19.44%) Electronics
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
1 7 (19.44%) Manufacturing
1 7 (19.44%) Marketing
1 7 (19.44%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Developer
2 9 (25.00%) Data Engineer
3 7 (19.44%) Architect
4 6 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
4 6 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (11.11%) DevOps Architect
6 3 (8.33%) Big Data Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Agile Developer
7 2 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Hadoop Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Lead DevOps
7 2 (5.56%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Splunk Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Apache Spark Developer
8 1 (2.78%) AWS DevOps
8 1 (2.78%) DevOps Manager
8 1 (2.78%) Digital Agile Coach
8 1 (2.78%) Digital Transformation
8 1 (2.78%) Junior Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) Ajax
1 6 (16.67%) CSS
1 6 (16.67%) CSS3
1 6 (16.67%) Ext JS
1 6 (16.67%) HTML
1 6 (16.67%) HTML5
1 6 (16.67%) JSON
1 6 (16.67%) Kafka
1 6 (16.67%) REST
2 3 (8.33%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (5.56%) .NET
3 2 (5.56%) MSMQ
3 2 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (5.56%) Sensu
4 1 (2.78%) Akka
4 1 (2.78%) Apache Avro
4 1 (2.78%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.78%) J2EE
4 1 (2.78%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 3 (8.33%) Mainframe
1 3 (8.33%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) Linux
2 8 (22.22%) Unix
3 7 (19.44%) Windows
4 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) DevOps
1 14 (38.89%) Open Source
2 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (22.22%) Scrum
4 7 (19.44%) Digital Marketing
4 7 (19.44%) Programme Management
4 7 (19.44%) TDD
5 6 (16.67%) BDD
5 6 (16.67%) Front End Development
5 6 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 5 (13.89%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (13.89%) Kanban
6 5 (13.89%) Machine Learning
6 5 (13.89%) Test Automation
7 4 (11.11%) Analytics
8 3 (8.33%) Creative Problem-Solving
8 3 (8.33%) Load Balancing
9 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
9 2 (5.56%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (61.11%) Python
2 21 (58.33%) Java
3 11 (30.56%) SQL
4 6 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 5 (13.89%) Prolog
5 5 (13.89%) Shell Script
6 4 (11.11%) C
6 4 (11.11%) Ruby
7 3 (8.33%) Bash Shell
7 3 (8.33%) Scala
8 2 (5.56%) C++
8 2 (5.56%) Go
9 1 (2.78%) C#
9 1 (2.78%) Clojure
9 1 (2.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Docker
2 3 (8.33%) Apache Flume
2 3 (8.33%) HDFS
3 2 (5.56%) OpenSSH
3 2 (5.56%) vSphere
4 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (27.78%) Puppet
2 8 (22.22%) Ansible
3 6 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (8.33%) Graphite
4 3 (8.33%) Terraform
5 2 (5.56%) Kibana
5 2 (5.56%) logstash
5 2 (5.56%) Mesos
5 2 (5.56%) Nagios
5 2 (5.56%) Nmap
5 2 (5.56%) Salt
6 1 (2.78%) Grafana
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) SAP
2 5 (13.89%) Google
2 5 (13.89%) Splunk
3 2 (5.56%) AppDynamics
3 2 (5.56%) Cloudera
3 2 (5.56%) Vertica
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle
4 1 (2.78%) Sybase
4 1 (2.78%) VMware
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