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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 17 20 29
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Contract jobs citing Big Data 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 3.25% 1.98% 1.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 21.05% 10.53% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate £650 £638 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £473 £475 £565
% change year-on-year
-0.52% -15.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.50 £36.50 -
% change year-on-year
+27.39% -
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
19 19 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 15.45% 18.81% 24.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 29
Average daily rate £500 £600 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +17.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £443
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £725 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

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 10 February 2016, 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 13 (61.90%) Hadoop
2 12 (57.14%) Linux
2 12 (57.14%) Finance
2 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (52.38%) Java
3 11 (52.38%) Apache Spark
4 9 (42.86%) Windows
5 8 (38.10%) Risk Management
6 7 (33.33%) Banking
6 7 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (33.33%) Bash Shell
6 7 (33.33%) Scala
6 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
7 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
7 6 (28.57%) Visualisation
7 6 (28.57%) Amazon S3
7 6 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (28.57%) HBase
7 6 (28.57%) Splunk
7 6 (28.57%) DNS
7 6 (28.57%) Firewall
7 6 (28.57%) Scrum
7 6 (28.57%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (28.57%) iptables
7 6 (28.57%) Amazon EMR
7 6 (28.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 6 (28.57%) Amazon RDS
7 6 (28.57%) Algorithms
7 6 (28.57%) Amazon Kinesis

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 11 (52.38%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.76%) Confluence
2 1 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.76%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (28.57%) Amazon EMR
1 6 (28.57%) Amazon Kinesis
1 6 (28.57%) Amazon S3
1 6 (28.57%) AWS CloudFormation
1 6 (28.57%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) DNS
1 6 (28.57%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (61.90%) Hadoop
2 6 (28.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 6 (28.57%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (28.57%) HBase
2 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (23.81%) Apache Hive
3 5 (23.81%) Impala
3 5 (23.81%) RDBMS
3 5 (23.81%) Relational Database
4 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
6 1 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (4.76%) CouchDB
6 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
6 1 (4.76%) QlikView
6 1 (4.76%) Spark SQL
6 1 (4.76%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.76%) MSBuild
2 1 (4.76%) NUnit
2 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
2 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (57.14%) Finance
2 7 (33.33%) Banking
3 5 (23.81%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.76%) Front Office
4 1 (4.76%) International Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Legal
4 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) AWS Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Cloud Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Big Data Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Java Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Scala Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Big Data Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Hadoop Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Java Scala Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Scala Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Data Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Python Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Java Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) Akka
2 2 (9.52%) .NET
3 1 (4.76%) ADO.NET
3 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.76%) Apache Avro
3 1 (4.76%) D3.js
3 1 (4.76%) Ext JS
3 1 (4.76%) HTML5
3 1 (4.76%) Java SE
3 1 (4.76%) JSON
3 1 (4.76%) LINQ
3 1 (4.76%) Lucene
3 1 (4.76%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 1 (4.76%) MDX
3 1 (4.76%) Reactive Extensions
3 1 (4.76%) RESTful
3 1 (4.76%) SOAP
3 1 (4.76%) Task Parallel Library
3 1 (4.76%) WCF
3 1 (4.76%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Algorithms
1 6 (28.57%) Visualisation
2 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.52%) Credit Risk
3 2 (9.52%) Data Structures
3 2 (9.52%) Market Risk
4 1 (4.76%) Clustering
4 1 (4.76%) Grid Computing
4 1 (4.76%) Hedge funds
4 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.76%) Replication
4 1 (4.76%) Taxonomies
4 1 (4.76%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Linux
2 9 (42.86%) Windows
3 5 (23.81%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) Risk Management
3 7 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 6 (28.57%) Scrum
5 4 (19.05%) BDD
5 4 (19.05%) Functional Programming
5 4 (19.05%) TDD
6 3 (14.29%) Data Management
6 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 3 (14.29%) DevOps
6 3 (14.29%) Multithreading
6 3 (14.29%) OO
6 3 (14.29%) Open Source
6 3 (14.29%) SDLC
6 3 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (9.52%) Analytics
8 1 (4.76%) Low Latency
8 1 (4.76%) Master Data Management
8 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) Java
2 7 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 7 (33.33%) Scala
3 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 5 (23.81%) SQL
5 4 (19.05%) Python
6 2 (9.52%) C#
6 2 (9.52%) R
7 1 (4.76%) C++
7 1 (4.76%) Clojure
7 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.76%) Perl
7 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
7 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.76%) VC++
7 1 (4.76%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Basel III
1 1 (4.76%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.76%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) iptables
2 1 (4.76%) Apache Flume
2 1 (4.76%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Splunk
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) EMC
3 1 (4.76%) Hortonworks
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Palantir
3 1 (4.76%) Red Hat