The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Big Data Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Big Data Developer
London / City of London
Rank 134 133 188
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +55
Contract jobs requiring a Big Data Developer 16 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.54% 0.54% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.57% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 6
Median daily rate £625 £525 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £375 £488
10% offered a daily rate of more than £726 £590 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £511 £470 £463
% change year-on-year
+8.77% +1.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2816 3002 4957
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.04% 95.67% 95.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2227 2369 3803
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 49 75
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.98% +11.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £53.00 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

Big Data Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured Big Data Developer in the job title.

Big Data Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Big Data Developer
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 Developer across the City of London region.

Big Data Developer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Big Data Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Big Data Developer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Big Data Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Big Data Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, Big Data Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring Big Data Developer in the job title.

1 47 (100.00%) Big Data
2 39 (82.98%) Java
3 36 (76.60%) Hadoop
4 30 (63.83%) Apache Spark
5 28 (59.57%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (46.81%) Scala
7 18 (38.30%) Front Office
8 16 (34.04%) Scrum
9 15 (31.91%) Risk Management
9 15 (31.91%) Banking
9 15 (31.91%) Akka
10 14 (29.79%) HDFS
11 13 (27.66%) HBase
12 11 (23.40%) Functional Programming
12 11 (23.40%) Investment Banking
12 11 (23.40%) TDD
13 9 (19.15%) SQL
13 9 (19.15%) Apache Cassandra
13 9 (19.15%) NoSQL
14 8 (17.02%) BDD
14 8 (17.02%) Git (software)
15 6 (12.77%) Linux
15 6 (12.77%) Apache
15 6 (12.77%) Apache Hive
15 6 (12.77%) MapReduce
16 5 (10.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 5 (10.64%) MongoDB
16 5 (10.64%) Elasticsearch
16 5 (10.64%) Kafka
16 5 (10.64%) JUnit

Big Data Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 30 (63.83%) Apache Spark
2 6 (12.77%) Apache
3 5 (10.64%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (8.51%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (4.26%) Apache Pig
6 1 (2.13%) Apache Solr
6 1 (2.13%) Jupyter
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) HTTP
1 1 (2.13%) SSL
1 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (100.00%) Big Data
2 36 (76.60%) Hadoop
3 13 (27.66%) HBase
4 9 (19.15%) Apache Cassandra
4 9 (19.15%) NoSQL
5 6 (12.77%) Apache Hive
6 5 (10.64%) MongoDB
7 4 (8.51%) Data Lake
7 4 (8.51%) Spark SQL
8 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
9 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (4.26%) DataStage
9 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (4.26%) Sqoop
10 1 (2.13%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (2.13%) Cloudera CDH
10 1 (2.13%) NewSQL
10 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Git (software)
2 5 (10.64%) JUnit
2 5 (10.64%) Maven
3 4 (8.51%) Cucumber
3 4 (8.51%) Jenkins
3 4 (8.51%) JIRA
3 4 (8.51%) JSUnit
3 4 (8.51%) PHPUnit
3 4 (8.51%) Subversion
4 1 (2.13%) Mockito
4 1 (2.13%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 18 (38.30%) Front Office
2 15 (31.91%) Banking
3 11 (23.40%) Investment Banking
4 5 (10.64%) Finance
5 1 (2.13%) Games
5 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (31.91%) Akka
2 5 (10.64%) Kafka
2 5 (10.64%) RESTful
3 4 (8.51%) JMS
3 4 (8.51%) Web Services
4 2 (4.26%) AngularJS
4 2 (4.26%) HTML
5 1 (2.13%) Cascading
5 1 (2.13%) D3.js
5 1 (2.13%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (2.13%) GraphX
5 1 (2.13%) HTML5
5 1 (2.13%) JSON
5 1 (2.13%) REST
5 1 (2.13%) SOAP
5 1 (2.13%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 4 (8.51%) Interest Rate Derivative
1 4 (8.51%) Market Risk
2 1 (2.13%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.13%) Equities
2 1 (2.13%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (59.57%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (34.04%) Scrum
3 15 (31.91%) Risk Management
4 11 (23.40%) Functional Programming
4 11 (23.40%) TDD
5 8 (17.02%) BDD
6 6 (12.77%) MapReduce
7 4 (8.51%) DevOps
7 4 (8.51%) ETL
7 4 (8.51%) Microservices
7 4 (8.51%) Test Automation
8 3 (6.38%) Analytics
8 3 (6.38%) Machine Learning
9 2 (4.26%) ETL Development
10 1 (2.13%) Continuous Delivery
10 1 (2.13%) Data Analytics
10 1 (2.13%) Data Visualisation
10 1 (2.13%) High Availability
10 1 (2.13%) Open Source
10 1 (2.13%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 39 (82.98%) Java
2 22 (46.81%) Scala
3 9 (19.15%) SQL
4 3 (6.38%) Python
5 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.13%) HiveQL
6 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.13%) Pig Latin
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) Degree
System Software
1 14 (29.79%) HDFS
2 5 (10.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (4.26%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) Puppet
2 2 (4.26%) Oozie
Vendors
1 3 (6.38%) Teradata
2 2 (4.26%) Cloudera
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.13%) Talend