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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 20 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Big Data 8 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 5.03% 7.78% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 21.62% 28.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 0
Median daily rate £563 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £489 £460 £475
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.92 £54.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-21.24% +45.33%
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
37 49 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 23.27% 27.22% 14.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 30 11
Median daily rate £575 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £591 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.75 £31.40
% change year-on-year
+47.57% -17.99%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Big Data across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

Big Data Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 7 (63.64%) Finance
1 7 (63.64%) Hadoop
1 7 (63.64%) Apache Spark
2 6 (54.55%) Python
2 6 (54.55%) Apache Hive
3 5 (45.45%) Open Source
3 5 (45.45%) MapReduce
3 5 (45.45%) Kafka
3 5 (45.45%) Java
3 5 (45.45%) Hadoop YARN
4 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (36.36%) Perl
4 4 (36.36%) Unix
4 4 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (36.36%) Lucene
4 4 (36.36%) Data Analysis
4 4 (36.36%) MarkLogic
4 4 (36.36%) Apache Pig
4 4 (36.36%) Impala
4 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
4 4 (36.36%) Riak
4 4 (36.36%) Statistical Modelling
4 4 (36.36%) Apache Solr
4 4 (36.36%) MongoDB
4 4 (36.36%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (36.36%) NoSQL
4 4 (36.36%) R
5 3 (27.27%) Data Visualisation
5 3 (27.27%) Scala
5 3 (27.27%) Social Media

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 7 (63.64%) Apache Spark
2 4 (36.36%) Apache Pig
2 4 (36.36%) Apache Solr
3 1 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (9.09%) IaaS
2 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) Hadoop
2 6 (54.55%) Apache Hive
3 4 (36.36%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (36.36%) Impala
3 4 (36.36%) MarkLogic
3 4 (36.36%) MongoDB
3 4 (36.36%) NoSQL
3 4 (36.36%) Riak
4 2 (18.18%) HBase
4 2 (18.18%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Axure RP
2 1 (9.09%) Artifactory
2 1 (9.09%) FindBugs
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) Maven
2 1 (9.09%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Big Data Developer
1 2 (18.18%) Big Data Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Developer
1 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
1 2 (18.18%) Senior Big Data Developer
1 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
1 2 (18.18%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Big Data Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Big Data Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Data Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Data Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Data Scientist
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Finance Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Finance Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Java Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Software Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) Kafka
2 4 (36.36%) Lucene
3 3 (27.27%) Hibernate
3 3 (27.27%) JMS
3 3 (27.27%) Spring
4 1 (9.09%) Akka
4 1 (9.09%) ELK Stack
4 1 (9.09%) MLlib
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (27.27%) Social Media
2 3 (27.27%) User Experience
2 3 (27.27%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Unix
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) MapReduce
1 5 (45.45%) Open Source
2 4 (36.36%) Data Analysis
2 4 (36.36%) Statistical Modelling
3 3 (27.27%) Analytics
3 3 (27.27%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (18.18%) Web Analytics
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (9.09%) Data Analytics
5 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Machine Learning
5 1 (9.09%) Microservices
5 1 (9.09%) Open Source Development
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Python
2 5 (45.45%) Java
3 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
3 4 (36.36%) Perl
3 4 (36.36%) R
4 3 (27.27%) Scala
5 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (9.09%) Kibana
2 1 (9.09%) logstash
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Adobe
2 1 (9.09%) Hortonworks