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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 24 29 15
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -14
Contract jobs citing Big Data 2 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.48% 1.63% 5.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.90% 6.98% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Median daily rate £375 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.78% +4.54%
UK excluding London median daily rate £434 £463 £431
% change year-on-year
-6.21% +7.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.25 - £20.50
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
29 43 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 21.48% 23.37% 18.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 26 15
Median daily rate £400 £422 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.21% -15.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £545 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.28% +14.00%

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 25 July 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 6 (66.67%) Scala
1 6 (66.67%) Hadoop
1 6 (66.67%) Apache Spark
2 5 (55.56%) Apache Hive
2 5 (55.56%) HBase
2 5 (55.56%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Functional Programming
3 4 (44.44%) HDFS
4 3 (33.33%) SDLC
4 3 (33.33%) BDD
4 3 (33.33%) REST
4 3 (33.33%) TDD
4 3 (33.33%) Banking
4 3 (33.33%) Spring
4 3 (33.33%) Open Source
4 3 (33.33%) Multithreading
4 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 3 (33.33%) Scrum
4 3 (33.33%) J2EE
4 3 (33.33%) MySQL
4 3 (33.33%) Apache
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) Adobe
5 2 (22.22%) Social Media
5 2 (22.22%) Axure RP
5 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
5 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
5 2 (22.22%) DevOps
5 2 (22.22%) User Experience

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 6 (66.67%) Apache Spark
2 3 (33.33%) Apache
3 2 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (11.11%) Apache Pig
4 1 (11.11%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) Hadoop
2 5 (55.56%) Apache Hive
2 5 (55.56%) HBase
3 3 (33.33%) MySQL
4 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
5 1 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (11.11%) DataStax
5 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
5 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 1 (11.11%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Axure RP
2 1 (11.11%) Artifactory
2 1 (11.11%) FindBugs
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) Maven
2 1 (11.11%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
1 4 (44.44%) Hadoop Developer
1 4 (44.44%) Java Developer
1 4 (44.44%) Java Hadoop Developer
1 4 (44.44%) Java Scala Developer
1 4 (44.44%) Scala Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Lead Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Lead Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Big Data Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Big Data Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Big Data Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Data Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 3 (33.33%) J2EE
1 3 (33.33%) REST
1 3 (33.33%) Spring
2 2 (22.22%) Akka
3 1 (11.11%) ELK Stack
3 1 (11.11%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Social Media
1 2 (22.22%) User Experience
1 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) Functional Programming
2 3 (33.33%) BDD
2 3 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 3 (33.33%) Open Source
2 3 (33.33%) Scrum
2 3 (33.33%) SDLC
2 3 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) Data Visualisation
3 2 (22.22%) DevOps
3 2 (22.22%) Presales
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) ETL
4 1 (11.11%) MapReduce
4 1 (11.11%) Microservices
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) Open Source Development
4 1 (11.11%) Prototyping
4 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Scala
2 5 (55.56%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) R
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Ansible
1 1 (11.11%) Kibana
1 1 (11.11%) logstash
1 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Adobe
2 1 (11.11%) SaltStack