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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 18 24 19
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing Big Data 6 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 4.69% 2.31% 2.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 17.14% 9.68% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Average daily rate £650 £588 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.63% +2.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
-6.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.61 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year
+22.56% -
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
35 31 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 27.34% 23.85% 18.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 23 15
Average daily rate £480 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £475 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £32.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.80% -8.28%

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
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 29 April 2016.

Big Data Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 10 (71.43%) Java
2 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) Hadoop
2 8 (57.14%) Apache Spark
3 7 (50.00%) Scala
3 7 (50.00%) HBase
4 6 (42.86%) Apache Hive
4 6 (42.86%) BDD
4 6 (42.86%) Multithreading
4 6 (42.86%) TDD
4 6 (42.86%) Finance
5 5 (35.71%) Scrum
5 5 (35.71%) Banking
6 4 (28.57%) Functional Programming
6 4 (28.57%) SDLC
7 3 (21.43%) HDFS
7 3 (21.43%) Visualisation
7 3 (21.43%) Open Source
7 3 (21.43%) REST
7 3 (21.43%) Spring
7 3 (21.43%) Hibernate
7 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (21.43%) J2EE
7 3 (21.43%) MySQL
7 3 (21.43%) Apache
7 3 (21.43%) Windows
7 3 (21.43%) Linux
8 2 (14.29%) Unix
8 2 (14.29%) DNS
8 2 (14.29%) RDBMS

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 8 (57.14%) Apache Spark
2 3 (21.43%) Apache
3 2 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (7.14%) Apache Pig
4 1 (7.14%) Apache Solr
4 1 (7.14%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon EMR
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon Kinesis
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon S3
1 2 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (14.29%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) DNS
1 2 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) Hadoop
2 7 (50.00%) HBase
3 6 (42.86%) Apache Hive
4 3 (21.43%) MySQL
5 2 (14.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (14.29%) Impala
5 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
5 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
5 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (7.14%) CouchDB
6 1 (7.14%) DataStax
6 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
6 1 (7.14%) Spark SQL
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
6 1 (7.14%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Axure RP
1 1 (7.14%) MSBuild
1 1 (7.14%) NUnit
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Investment Banking
4 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
4 1 (7.14%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Hadoop Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Scala Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Java Hadoop Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Java Scala Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Lead Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Lead Java Developer
6 2 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (7.14%) Agile Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Analyst
7 1 (7.14%) Architect
7 1 (7.14%) Big Data Analyst
7 1 (7.14%) Big Data Architect
7 1 (7.14%) Big Data Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Data Architect
7 1 (7.14%) Front Office Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking Java Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Hibernate
1 3 (21.43%) J2EE
1 3 (21.43%) REST
1 3 (21.43%) Spring
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) ADO.NET
2 1 (7.14%) Akka
2 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
2 1 (7.14%) D3.js
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) HTML5
2 1 (7.14%) JSON
2 1 (7.14%) Lucene
2 1 (7.14%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 1 (7.14%) Reactive Extensions
2 1 (7.14%) SOAP
2 1 (7.14%) Task Parallel Library
2 1 (7.14%) Unity DI Container
2 1 (7.14%) WCF
2 1 (7.14%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Visualisation
2 2 (14.29%) Algorithms
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Clustering
3 1 (7.14%) Credit Risk
3 1 (7.14%) Grid Computing
3 1 (7.14%) Market Risk
3 1 (7.14%) Social Media
3 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) BDD
2 6 (42.86%) Multithreading
2 6 (42.86%) TDD
3 5 (35.71%) Scrum
4 4 (28.57%) Functional Programming
4 4 (28.57%) SDLC
5 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (21.43%) Open Source
6 2 (14.29%) DevOps
6 2 (14.29%) Presales
6 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 1 (7.14%) Concurrent Programming
7 1 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (7.14%) Low Latency
7 1 (7.14%) Machine Learning
7 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
7 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (7.14%) Single Responsibility Principle
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) Java
2 7 (50.00%) Scala
3 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.14%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) Python
4 1 (7.14%) R
4 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.14%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) HDFS
2 2 (14.29%) iptables
3 1 (7.14%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Ansible
1 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Splunk
2 1 (7.14%) Adobe
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Palantir
2 1 (7.14%) SaltStack