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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 21 38 48
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +10
Contract jobs citing Big Data 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 0.85% 0.93% 0.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.00% 5.13% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
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£550 £484 £515
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -6.01%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +25.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.00 -
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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
20 39 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 17.09% 18.14% 28.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 33 65
Average daily rate £450 £484 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.02% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £375 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%

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 16 September 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 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Degree
2 6 (85.71%) Computer Science
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) ETL
2 6 (85.71%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (57.14%) Data Transformation
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle ODI
3 4 (57.14%) FTP
3 4 (57.14%) HTTP
3 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) XML
3 4 (57.14%) Cognos
3 4 (57.14%) Data Modelling
3 4 (57.14%) Data Integration
3 4 (57.14%) JSON
3 4 (57.14%) Cognos TM1
4 3 (42.86%) Scala
4 3 (42.86%) Java
5 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (28.57%) Data Mining
5 2 (28.57%) Python
5 2 (28.57%) Visualisation
5 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
5 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
5 2 (28.57%) Apache Hive

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (28.57%) Apache Pig
Business Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) FTP
1 4 (57.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (28.57%) Apache Hive
2 2 (28.57%) Data Mining
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
1 4 (57.14%) ETL Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Data Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Insight Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Data Integration Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) XML
1 4 (57.14%) JSON
2 1 (14.29%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Computer Science
1 6 (85.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (57.14%) Data Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Visualisation
3 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) ETL
3 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (57.14%) Data Transformation
3 4 (57.14%) Data Modelling
4 2 (28.57%) Information Retrieval
4 2 (28.57%) MapReduce
4 2 (28.57%) Analytics
4 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
5 1 (14.29%) BDD
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (14.29%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) Scala
3 2 (28.57%) R
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (14.29%) Salt
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
1 4 (57.14%) Cognos
2 1 (14.29%) Rackspace