The first table below looks at the demand for Big Data skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Canary Wharf region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 22 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Big Data 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.30% - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.14% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £575 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
28 68 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 18.18% 19.21% 32.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 49 92
Average daily rate £550 £572 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £365 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £28.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
Big Data
London

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Big Data Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Big Data
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Big Data Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (75.00%) CMMI
2 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (75.00%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (75.00%) VB
2 3 (75.00%) J2EE
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Documentum
2 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) SLA
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) CA
2 3 (75.00%) Middleware
2 3 (75.00%) ClearQuest
2 3 (75.00%) Zachman Framework
2 3 (75.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (75.00%) Nimsoft
2 3 (75.00%) MODAF

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 3 (75.00%) Documentum
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) ClearQuest
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 3 (75.00%) J2EE
1 3 (75.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) MCollective
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) CMMI
2 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) Zachman Framework
2 3 (75.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (75.00%) MODAF
2 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) IBM
1 3 (75.00%) HP
1 3 (75.00%) CA
1 3 (75.00%) Nimsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Rackspace