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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Big Data 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf - - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.70% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £67.00 £20.00 -
% change year-on-year
+235.00% -
Big Data
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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
18 35 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 17.14% 18.23% 29.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 28 84
Average daily rate £450 £563 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £401 £432
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £30.75 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +1.65%

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 24 October 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 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) ETL
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
1 6 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 6 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (66.67%) Data Transformation
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle ODI
2 4 (66.67%) Data Integration
2 4 (66.67%) JSON
2 4 (66.67%) Cognos TM1
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) FTP
2 4 (66.67%) HTTP
2 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) XML
2 4 (66.67%) Cognos
2 4 (66.67%) Data Modelling
3 2 (33.33%) Data Mining
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 2 (33.33%) Information Retrieval
3 2 (33.33%) Scala
3 2 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 2 (33.33%) Waterfall

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 2 (33.33%) Apache Pig
Business Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) FTP
1 4 (66.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (33.33%) Apache Hive
2 2 (33.33%) Data Mining
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
1 4 (66.67%) ETL Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Insight Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Data Integration Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) XML
1 4 (66.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 6 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (66.67%) Data Integration
3 2 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) ETL
2 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (66.67%) Data Transformation
2 4 (66.67%) Data Modelling
3 2 (33.33%) Information Retrieval
3 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 2 (33.33%) MapReduce
3 2 (33.33%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) Scala
2 2 (33.33%) R
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
1 4 (66.67%) Cognos