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 27 August 2015 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 25 20 40
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +20
Contract jobs citing Big Data 5 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 2.72% 2.63% 0.91%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.89% 14.29% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
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£575 £550 £484
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% +13.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £463 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.62% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.33 - £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
36 21 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 19.57% 18.42% 16.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 30
Average daily rate £500 £450 £484
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -7.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £260 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -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
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 27 August 2015.

Big Data Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 4 (57.14%) Banking
1 4 (57.14%) Hadoop
2 3 (42.86%) Scala
2 3 (42.86%) HBase
2 3 (42.86%) Apache Spark
2 3 (42.86%) Impala
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
3 2 (28.57%) HDFS
3 2 (28.57%) Apache Solr
3 2 (28.57%) Open Source
3 2 (28.57%) Apache Hive
3 2 (28.57%) REST
4 1 (14.29%) Splunk
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
4 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) API Design
4 1 (14.29%) Kafka
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Apache Avro
4 1 (14.29%) Oozie
4 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 1 (14.29%) People Management
4 1 (14.29%) Data Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Greeks
4 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (14.29%) TDD

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 3 (42.86%) Apache Spark
2 2 (28.57%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Hadoop
2 3 (42.86%) HBase
2 3 (42.86%) Impala
3 2 (28.57%) Apache Hive
4 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 1 (14.29%) MySQL
4 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
4 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (14.29%) QlikView
General
1 4 (57.14%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Big Data Developer
3 1 (14.29%) AWS Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) REST
2 1 (14.29%) Kafka
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Avro
2 1 (14.29%) J2EE
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware
2 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
2 1 (14.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Equities
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Market Risk
1 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Open Source
2 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
3 1 (14.29%) Data Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Greeks
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) People Management
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) API Design
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
1 3 (42.86%) Scala
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Oozie
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Splunk