The table below looks at the statistics for Big Data skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 25 30 13
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -17
Contract jobs citing Big Data 1 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 0.82% 0.59% 6.86%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.94% 2.27% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.65 £16.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+166.56% -21.95%
Big Data
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
34 44 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 27.87% 25.88% 22.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 30 16
Median daily rate £413 £475 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% -13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.11% +0.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -8.33%

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Big Data as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 June 2016, 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 Canary Wharf region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) Scala
2 5 (62.50%) Hadoop
2 5 (62.50%) HBase
2 5 (62.50%) Apache Spark
3 4 (50.00%) Functional Programming
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) BDD
3 4 (50.00%) Multithreading
3 4 (50.00%) Apache Hive
4 3 (37.50%) REST
4 3 (37.50%) Hibernate
4 3 (37.50%) Scrum
4 3 (37.50%) TDD
4 3 (37.50%) Banking
4 3 (37.50%) Spring
4 3 (37.50%) J2EE
4 3 (37.50%) MySQL
4 3 (37.50%) Apache
4 3 (37.50%) SDLC
4 3 (37.50%) HDFS
5 2 (25.00%) DevOps
5 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (25.00%) Presales
5 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
5 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) Open Source
5 2 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (25.00%) NoSQL

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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 5 (62.50%) Apache Spark
2 3 (37.50%) Apache
3 1 (12.50%) Apache Pig
3 1 (12.50%) Apache Solr
3 1 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Hadoop
1 5 (62.50%) HBase
2 4 (50.00%) Apache Hive
3 3 (37.50%) MySQL
4 2 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (12.50%) DataStax
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Axure RP
1 1 (12.50%) MSBuild
1 1 (12.50%) NUnit
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Hadoop Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Java Hadoop Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Java Scala Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Scala Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Lead Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Big Data Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Big Data Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Data Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Front Office Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Programme Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Hibernate
1 3 (37.50%) J2EE
1 3 (37.50%) REST
1 3 (37.50%) Spring
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) ADO.NET
2 1 (12.50%) Akka
2 1 (12.50%) JSON
2 1 (12.50%) LINQ
2 1 (12.50%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 1 (12.50%) Reactive Extensions
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
2 1 (12.50%) Task Parallel Library
2 1 (12.50%) Unity DI Container
2 1 (12.50%) WCF
2 1 (12.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) Social Media
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
1 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) BDD
1 4 (50.00%) Functional Programming
1 4 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
2 3 (37.50%) SDLC
2 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) Open Source
3 2 (25.00%) Presales
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (12.50%) MapReduce
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) Prototyping
4 1 (12.50%) Release Management
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) Scala
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) R
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Ansible
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) SaltStack