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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Big Data
London / Canary Wharf
Rank 19 15 23
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Contract jobs citing Big Data 8 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 6.40% 7.97% 0.92%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 24.24% 32.35% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 1
Median daily rate £575 £450 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% -25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £470 £475
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £46.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +27.39%

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
33 34 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 26.40% 24.64% 17.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 25 12
Median daily rate £575 £450 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £673
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

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 21 January 2017, 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 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 7 (58.33%) Java
2 7 (58.33%) Python
2 7 (58.33%) Apache Spark
3 6 (50.00%) Hadoop
3 6 (50.00%) MapReduce
4 5 (41.67%) Apache Hive
4 5 (41.67%) MongoDB
4 5 (41.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (41.67%) NoSQL
4 5 (41.67%) R
4 5 (41.67%) Open Source
4 5 (41.67%) Hadoop YARN
5 4 (33.33%) Apache Pig
5 4 (33.33%) Impala
5 4 (33.33%) MarkLogic
5 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (33.33%) Apache Solr
5 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 4 (33.33%) Riak
5 4 (33.33%) Statistical Modelling
5 4 (33.33%) Kafka
5 4 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (33.33%) Unix
5 4 (33.33%) Perl
5 4 (33.33%) Lucene
5 4 (33.33%) Data Analysis
6 3 (25.00%) Spring
6 3 (25.00%) Hibernate
6 3 (25.00%) JMS

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 (58.33%) Apache Spark
2 4 (33.33%) Apache Pig
2 4 (33.33%) Apache Solr
3 1 (8.33%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (8.33%) IaaS
2 1 (8.33%) PaaS
2 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 5 (41.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (41.67%) Apache Hive
2 5 (41.67%) MongoDB
2 5 (41.67%) NoSQL
3 4 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (33.33%) Impala
3 4 (33.33%) MarkLogic
3 4 (33.33%) Riak
4 1 (8.33%) Data Mining
4 1 (8.33%) HBase
4 1 (8.33%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Axure RP
General
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (16.67%) Architect
1 2 (16.67%) Big Data Developer
1 2 (16.67%) Big Data Engineer
1 2 (16.67%) Developer
1 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
1 2 (16.67%) Senior Big Data Developer
1 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
1 2 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Data Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Data Scientist
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Finance Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Java Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Java Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Java Software Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Software Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Kafka
1 4 (33.33%) Lucene
2 3 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (25.00%) JMS
2 3 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) JSON
3 1 (8.33%) MLlib
3 1 (8.33%) REST
3 1 (8.33%) SOAP
3 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Social Media
2 2 (16.67%) User Experience
2 2 (16.67%) Visualisation
3 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Unix
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Android
3 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) MapReduce
2 5 (41.67%) Open Source
3 4 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 4 (33.33%) Statistical Modelling
4 3 (25.00%) Analytics
5 2 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (16.67%) Machine Learning
5 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (16.67%) Web Analytics
6 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (8.33%) Android Development
6 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (8.33%) Data Analytics
6 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) iOS Development
6 1 (8.33%) Project Management
6 1 (8.33%) Reverse Engineering
6 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Java
1 7 (58.33%) Python
2 5 (41.67%) R
3 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 4 (33.33%) Perl
4 3 (25.00%) Scala
5 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Adobe
2 1 (8.33%) Hortonworks
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle