The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 25 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
England / North West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 129 104
Rank change year-on-year +24 -25  
Contract jobs citing Big Data 30 33 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.03% 0.88% 1.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.86% 4.03% 5.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 26 43
Median daily rate £410 £419 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.08% -20.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £413 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £436 £450 £475
% change year-on-year -3.05% -5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - £16.00

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 the North West with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 617 818 866
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 21.28% 21.80% 23.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 518 550
Median daily rate £375 £388 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +4.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £507 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 23
Median hourly rate £42.50 £20.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +107.31% -37.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £16.45 £18.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £41.95 £56.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +24.59% +17.30%  

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

Big Data
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Big Data in the North West

Big Data
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Big Data in the North West over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Big Data in the North West

Big Data
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Manchester +25 14 £410 -25.45% 17
Cheshire +18 11 £406 -1.51% 6
Merseyside 0 3 - - 1
Big Data
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 North West region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 37 (43.53%) Java
2 33 (38.82%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (38.82%) Hadoop
3 32 (37.65%) SQL
4 27 (31.76%) Python
5 26 (30.59%) Business Intelligence
6 24 (28.24%) Amazon AWS
7 23 (27.06%) Open Source
7 23 (27.06%) Analytics
8 22 (25.88%) DevOps
9 21 (24.71%) Linux
10 19 (22.35%) Data Warehouse
11 18 (21.18%) ETL
12 17 (20.00%) Finance
13 16 (18.82%) Puppet
14 15 (17.65%) SAS
15 14 (16.47%) Scrum
15 14 (16.47%) Jenkins
16 13 (15.29%) Apache Spark
17 11 (12.94%) Talend
17 11 (12.94%) Talend Open Studio
18 10 (11.76%) TDD
19 9 (10.59%) Banking
19 9 (10.59%) Unix
19 9 (10.59%) SAP
19 9 (10.59%) Git (software)
19 9 (10.59%) Marketing
19 9 (10.59%) Kafka
19 9 (10.59%) REST
20 8 (9.41%) Splunk

Big Data
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 15 (17.65%) SAS
2 13 (15.29%) Apache Spark
3 4 (4.71%) Apache Pig
4 3 (3.53%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (3.53%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.35%) Apache
6 1 (1.18%) nginx
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.18%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Mingle
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (8.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.18%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.18%) SAP MDG
2 1 (1.18%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 24 (28.24%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.06%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (7.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 5 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (5.88%) Amazon S3
3 5 (5.88%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (5.88%) AWS Lambda
3 5 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (5.88%) Office 365
3 5 (5.88%) PaaS
3 5 (5.88%) Route 53
3 5 (5.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (3.53%) IaaS
4 3 (3.53%) SaaS
5 2 (2.35%) Amazon Kinesis
5 2 (2.35%) GitHub
5 2 (2.35%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (2.35%) SoftLayer
5 2 (2.35%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.24%) SSL
2 5 (5.88%) SMTP
3 3 (3.53%) SSH
3 3 (3.53%) tcpdump
3 3 (3.53%) Wireshark
4 2 (2.35%) Kerberos
4 2 (2.35%) Network Security
5 1 (1.18%) Firewall
5 1 (1.18%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (1.18%) SNMP
5 1 (1.18%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (38.82%) Hadoop
2 19 (22.35%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (9.41%) SQL Server
4 7 (8.24%) Apache Hive
4 7 (8.24%) MongoDB
4 7 (8.24%) MySQL
4 7 (8.24%) NoSQL
5 6 (7.06%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.53%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (3.53%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.35%) Data Lake
7 2 (2.35%) Data Mining
7 2 (2.35%) Impala
7 2 (2.35%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.35%) Spark SQL
8 1 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.18%) KNIME
8 1 (1.18%) MS Access
8 1 (1.18%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (1.18%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 14 (16.47%) Jenkins
2 11 (12.94%) Talend Open Studio
3 9 (10.59%) Git (software)
4 5 (5.88%) GitLab
4 5 (5.88%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (3.53%) JIRA
6 2 (2.35%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.35%) Subversion
6 2 (2.35%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.18%) Ant
7 1 (1.18%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.18%) Gradle
7 1 (1.18%) Hudson
7 1 (1.18%) Maven
7 1 (1.18%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (20.00%) Finance
2 9 (10.59%) Banking
2 9 (10.59%) Marketing
3 7 (8.24%) Electronics
3 7 (8.24%) Manufacturing
3 7 (8.24%) Retail
3 7 (8.24%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.53%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.35%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.18%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (29.41%) Developer
2 14 (16.47%) Data Engineer
3 12 (14.12%) Analyst
3 12 (14.12%) Architect
4 6 (7.06%) Big Data Engineer
4 6 (7.06%) Cloud Architect
4 6 (7.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (5.88%) Java Developer
5 5 (5.88%) Talend Developer
5 5 (5.88%) Test Analyst
6 4 (4.71%) Agile Developer
6 4 (4.71%) AWS Engineer
6 4 (4.71%) Business Analyst
6 4 (4.71%) Data Architect
6 4 (4.71%) DevOps Architect
6 4 (4.71%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (4.71%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (4.71%) Splunk Engineer
7 3 (3.53%) Dashboard Engineer
7 3 (3.53%) Data Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.59%) Kafka
1 9 (10.59%) REST
2 7 (8.24%) CSS
2 7 (8.24%) HTML
3 6 (7.06%) Ajax
3 6 (7.06%) CSS3
3 6 (7.06%) Elastic Stack
3 6 (7.06%) Ext JS
3 6 (7.06%) HTML5
3 6 (7.06%) JSON
4 5 (5.88%) Software Packaging
4 5 (5.88%) Spring
5 4 (4.71%) Hibernate
5 4 (4.71%) Web Services
6 3 (3.53%) .NET
6 3 (3.53%) Apache Avro
7 2 (2.35%) J2EE
7 2 (2.35%) Sensu
7 2 (2.35%) SOAP
7 2 (2.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.06%) PKI
2 3 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.53%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.53%) Data Structures
2 3 (3.53%) Public Cloud
3 2 (2.35%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.35%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.35%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.35%) Replication
4 1 (1.18%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.18%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.18%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 21 (24.71%) Linux
2 9 (10.59%) Unix
3 6 (7.06%) Windows
4 5 (5.88%) CentOS
5 4 (4.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (38.82%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (30.59%) Business Intelligence
3 23 (27.06%) Analytics
3 23 (27.06%) Open Source
4 22 (25.88%) DevOps
5 18 (21.18%) ETL
6 14 (16.47%) Scrum
7 10 (11.76%) TDD
8 8 (9.41%) BDD
8 8 (9.41%) Data Analytics
8 8 (9.41%) Kanban
9 7 (8.24%) Digital Marketing
9 7 (8.24%) Programme Management
9 7 (8.24%) Software Engineering
10 6 (7.06%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (7.06%) Data Integration
10 6 (7.06%) Front End Development
11 5 (5.88%) Auto-Scaling
11 5 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
11 5 (5.88%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 37 (43.53%) Java
2 32 (37.65%) SQL
3 27 (31.76%) Python
4 7 (8.24%) JavaScript
5 5 (5.88%) C
5 5 (5.88%) Prolog
5 5 (5.88%) Shell Script
6 4 (4.71%) Ruby
7 3 (3.53%) C++
7 3 (3.53%) Perl
7 3 (3.53%) Scala
8 2 (2.35%) C#
8 2 (2.35%) Go
9 1 (1.18%) ANSI SQL
9 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.18%) Clojure
9 1 (1.18%) PHP
9 1 (1.18%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (4.71%) Degree
2 2 (2.35%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.18%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.18%) RHCE
3 1 (1.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.35%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 5 (5.88%) HDFS
2 4 (4.71%) Docker
3 2 (2.35%) OpenSSH
3 2 (2.35%) vSphere
4 1 (1.18%) Apache Flume
4 1 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (18.82%) Puppet
2 8 (9.41%) Ansible
3 7 (8.24%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (5.88%) Graphite
4 5 (5.88%) Rsyslog
5 3 (3.53%) Grafana
5 3 (3.53%) Kibana
5 3 (3.53%) logstash
5 3 (3.53%) Terraform
6 2 (2.35%) Mesos
6 2 (2.35%) Nagios
6 2 (2.35%) Nmap
6 2 (2.35%) Salt
7 1 (1.18%) SELinux
7 1 (1.18%) Webmin
Vendors
1 11 (12.94%) Talend
2 9 (10.59%) SAP
3 8 (9.41%) Google
3 8 (9.41%) Splunk
4 7 (8.24%) Red Hat
4 7 (8.24%) Vertica
5 5 (5.88%) Oracle
6 4 (4.71%) Teradata
7 3 (3.53%) Ab Initio
7 3 (3.53%) IBM
8 2 (2.35%) AppDynamics
8 2 (2.35%) Atlassian
8 2 (2.35%) Cloudera
8 2 (2.35%) Informatica
9 1 (1.18%) Hyperion
9 1 (1.18%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.18%) Sybase
9 1 (1.18%) Twitter
9 1 (1.18%) VMware
Altrincham, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Merseyside
Rullion
Posted: 6 days ago
North West
Rullion
Posted: 3 days ago