The table below looks at the statistics for Big Data Analytics skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Big Data Analytics over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data Analytics
Rank 201 195 225
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +30
Contract jobs citing Big Data Analytics 7 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.069% 0.014%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.089% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 1
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£825 £413 £750
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -45.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £800 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+77.77% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4608 4500 5541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.70% 77.53% 78.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3635 3349 4119
Average daily rate £470 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 43 95
Average hourly rate £21.30 £23.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.36% -16.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.85 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

Big Data Analytics
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Big Data Analytics across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Big Data Analytics Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Big Data Analytics
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Big Data Analytics across the City of London region.

Big Data Analytics Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Big Data Analytics
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Big Data Analytics across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Big Data Analytics Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Big Data Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Big Data Analytics 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 Analytics.

1 11 (100.00%) Big Data
2 10 (90.91%) Analytics
3 6 (54.55%) Open Source
3 6 (54.55%) Java
4 5 (45.45%) Python
4 5 (45.45%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (45.45%) RESTful
4 5 (45.45%) Visualisation
4 5 (45.45%) Data Analytics
5 4 (36.36%) Hadoop
5 4 (36.36%) Apache Spark
5 4 (36.36%) Converged Networks
5 4 (36.36%) Ruby
5 4 (36.36%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (36.36%) Unified Communications
5 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (36.36%) Finance
5 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
5 4 (36.36%) PHP
5 4 (36.36%) UNIX
5 4 (36.36%) Linux
6 3 (27.27%) .NET
6 3 (27.27%) DevOps
7 2 (18.18%) API Integration
7 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (18.18%) Mesos
7 2 (18.18%) R
7 2 (18.18%) Apache Hive
7 2 (18.18%) HBase
7 2 (18.18%) Apache

Big Data Analytics
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Big Data Analytics 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 Analytics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (36.36%) Apache Spark
2 2 (18.18%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Unified Communications
1 4 (36.36%) Converged Networks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) Big Data
2 5 (45.45%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (36.36%) Hadoop
4 2 (18.18%) Apache Hive
4 2 (18.18%) HBase
5 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
5 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Architect
2 5 (45.45%) Chief Architect
3 4 (36.36%) Digital Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Big Data Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) Data Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) Chief Technical Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Data Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Data Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Data Scientist
5 1 (9.09%) Big Data Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Digital Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) RESTful
2 3 (27.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Visualisation
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) User Experience
3 1 (9.09%) Statistics
3 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
3 1 (9.09%) Applied Mathematics
3 1 (9.09%) Physics
3 1 (9.09%) Credit Risk
3 1 (9.09%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) UNIX
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Analytics
2 6 (54.55%) Open Source
3 5 (45.45%) Data Analytics
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) DevOps
6 2 (18.18%) API Integration
7 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 1 (9.09%) UX Design
7 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (9.09%) Project Management
7 1 (9.09%) Business Transformation
7 1 (9.09%) MapReduce
7 1 (9.09%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) Python
3 4 (36.36%) Ruby
3 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) PHP
4 2 (18.18%) R
5 1 (9.09%) SQL
5 1 (9.09%) Scala
5 1 (9.09%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) PhD
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Mesos
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle
1 1 (9.09%) Netezza
1 1 (9.09%) Vertica