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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Big Data
London / Canary Wharf
Rank 16 22 21
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs citing Big Data 9 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 7.20% 3.25% 2.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 31.03% 20.00% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
Median daily rate £544 £650 £638
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.34% +1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £648 £608
10% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £650 £668
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £46.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+1.07% +27.39%

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
29 20 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 23.20% 16.26% 21.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 17 11
Median daily rate £573 £500 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.50% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -

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 24 February 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 Canary Wharf region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 12 (75.00%) Finance
2 11 (68.75%) Java
3 10 (62.50%) Apache Spark
4 9 (56.25%) Python
5 7 (43.75%) Hadoop
5 7 (43.75%) Open Source
5 7 (43.75%) MongoDB
5 7 (43.75%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (43.75%) NoSQL
6 6 (37.50%) MapReduce
6 6 (37.50%) Banking
7 5 (31.25%) Data Analysis
7 5 (31.25%) R
7 5 (31.25%) Apache Hive
7 5 (31.25%) Hadoop YARN
7 5 (31.25%) Impala
8 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
8 4 (25.00%) Riak
8 4 (25.00%) Statistical Modelling
8 4 (25.00%) Kafka
8 4 (25.00%) MarkLogic
8 4 (25.00%) Apache Pig
8 4 (25.00%) Unix
8 4 (25.00%) Linux
8 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 4 (25.00%) Perl
8 4 (25.00%) Oracle

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 10 (62.50%) Apache Spark
2 4 (25.00%) Apache Pig
2 4 (25.00%) Apache Solr
3 3 (18.75%) JBoss
4 1 (6.25%) Apache
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Coherence
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) PaaS
2 1 (6.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) IaaS
2 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) Apache Cassandra
1 7 (43.75%) Hadoop
1 7 (43.75%) MongoDB
1 7 (43.75%) NoSQL
2 5 (31.25%) Apache Hive
2 5 (31.25%) Impala
3 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (25.00%) MarkLogic
3 4 (25.00%) Riak
4 3 (18.75%) Data Mining
5 1 (6.25%) Hazelcast
5 1 (6.25%) HBase
5 1 (6.25%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Axure RP
General
1 12 (75.00%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Java Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Java Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Platform Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Big Data Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Big Data Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Big Data Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Apache Spark Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Big Data Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Data Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Designer
5 1 (6.25%) Finance Manager
5 1 (6.25%) GUI Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Java Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Python Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Designer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) HTML
1 4 (25.00%) Kafka
1 4 (25.00%) Lucene
1 4 (25.00%) Spring
2 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
2 3 (18.75%) CSS
2 3 (18.75%) Hibernate
2 3 (18.75%) JMS
2 3 (18.75%) JSON
2 3 (18.75%) REST
2 3 (18.75%) SOAP
2 3 (18.75%) XML
3 1 (6.25%) HTML5
3 1 (6.25%) J2EE
3 1 (6.25%) MLlib
3 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
3 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
3 1 (6.25%) Market Risk
3 1 (6.25%) Social Media
3 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
3 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
1 4 (25.00%) Unix
2 3 (18.75%) Android
2 3 (18.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Open Source
2 6 (37.50%) MapReduce
3 5 (31.25%) Data Analysis
4 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (25.00%) Statistical Modelling
5 3 (18.75%) Android Development
5 3 (18.75%) API Development
5 3 (18.75%) DevOps
5 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (18.75%) iOS Development
5 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
6 2 (12.50%) Analytics
6 2 (12.50%) Machine Learning
6 2 (12.50%) Refactoring
6 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 1 (6.25%) Data Analytics
7 1 (6.25%) Scrum
7 1 (6.25%) Web Analytics
7 1 (6.25%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) Java
2 9 (56.25%) Python
3 5 (31.25%) R
4 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (25.00%) Perl
5 3 (18.75%) Scala
5 3 (18.75%) SQL
6 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) Cloudera
3 1 (6.25%) Adobe
3 1 (6.25%) Hortonworks
3 1 (6.25%) Vertica