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 2 March 2015 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 17 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing Big Data 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 2.33% 1.69% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.50% 7.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£638 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £565 £450
% change year-on-year
-15.92% +25.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 - -
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
16 41 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 18.60% 23.03% 24.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 25 46
Average daily rate £600 £550 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £700 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £24.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.52%

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 2 March 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) Data Management
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) OLAP
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Postgraduate
2 1 (50.00%) JMS
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (50.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (50.00%) Equities
2 1 (50.00%) Credit Derivative
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Derivative
2 1 (50.00%) Taxonomies
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) QlikView

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 1 (50.00%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) OLAP
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (50.00%) QlikView
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects XI
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (50.00%) HBase
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (50.00%) Impala
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Data Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) JMS
1 1 (50.00%) WPF
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) Akka
1 1 (50.00%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
1 1 (50.00%) Fixed Income
1 1 (50.00%) Equities
1 1 (50.00%) Credit Derivative
1 1 (50.00%) Derivative
1 1 (50.00%) Taxonomies
1 1 (50.00%) Credit Risk
1 1 (50.00%) Market Risk
1 1 (50.00%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Management
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) Data Mapping
2 1 (50.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Greeks
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Parallel Processing
2 1 (50.00%) Data Governance
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Scala
2 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Postgraduate
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Basel III
1 1 (50.00%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Flume