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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 28 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing Big Data 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.26% 3.60% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.65% 17.39% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £688 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £20.50 -
% change year-on-year
-21.95% -
Big Data
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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
43 23 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 27.04% 20.72% 17.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 14 54
Average daily rate £475 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £425 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £780 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.33 £34.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-27.10% +23.00%

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 22 May 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 3 (75.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (50.00%) Greeks
2 2 (50.00%) Scala
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Spark
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Data Management
2 2 (50.00%) Equities
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Market Risk
3 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (25.00%) Data Mapping
3 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Credit Derivative
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Derivative
3 1 (25.00%) Taxonomies
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) WPF
3 1 (25.00%) QlikView
3 1 (25.00%) Credit Risk
3 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (50.00%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) QlikView
2 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (25.00%) OLAP
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (25.00%) HBase
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) Impala
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Data Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) WPF
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) JMS
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
1 1 (25.00%) REST
1 1 (25.00%) Kafka
1 1 (25.00%) Akka
1 1 (25.00%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Equities
1 2 (50.00%) Market Risk
2 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Credit Derivative
2 1 (25.00%) Derivative
2 1 (25.00%) Taxonomies
2 1 (25.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (25.00%) Replication
2 1 (25.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Greeks
1 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (50.00%) Data Management
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (25.00%) Data Mapping
2 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Parallel Processing
2 1 (25.00%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Scala
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Basel III
1 1 (25.00%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Actian