The table below looks at the statistics for the Big Data Developer role 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 Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data Developer
Rank 194 206 194
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Big Data Developer 2 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.038% 0.064% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.069% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 5
Average daily rate
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£600 £525 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £465 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £565 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Big Data Developer
London

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
4922 5815 5554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.41% 92.97% 93.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3734 4160 4129
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 90 110
Average hourly rate £17.87 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.67% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.70 £41.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.76% -2.85%

Big Data Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Big Data Developer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Big Data Developer in their job title 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 with Big Data Developer in their job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 8 (100.00%) Big Data
2 6 (75.00%) Apache Spark
3 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (50.00%) Java
4 4 (50.00%) Scala
4 4 (50.00%) MapReduce
5 3 (37.50%) Apache Hive
5 3 (37.50%) Apache
6 2 (25.00%) Python
6 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle
6 2 (25.00%) Scrum
6 2 (25.00%) Data Management
6 2 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (25.00%) Amazon S3
6 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (25.00%) HBase
6 2 (25.00%) Apache Flume
6 2 (25.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (25.00%) Apache Avro
6 2 (25.00%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (12.50%) MapR
7 1 (12.50%) Ambari
7 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Oozie
7 1 (12.50%) HDFS
7 1 (12.50%) HCatalog
7 1 (12.50%) Impala
7 1 (12.50%) Functional Programming

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Big Data Developer in their job title 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 with Big Data Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (75.00%) Apache Spark
2 3 (37.50%) Apache
3 1 (12.50%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon S3
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon EMR
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 8 (100.00%) Big Data
2 3 (37.50%) Apache Hive
3 2 (25.00%) HBase
3 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (12.50%) MarkLogic
4 1 (12.50%) Couchbase
4 1 (12.50%) Sqoop
4 1 (12.50%) HCatalog
4 1 (12.50%) Impala
4 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (12.50%) Riak
4 1 (12.50%) Mahout
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) DB2
4 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
4 1 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Apache Avro
2 1 (12.50%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Statistics
1 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
1 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
1 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) MapReduce
3 2 (25.00%) Data Management
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
4 1 (12.50%) OOP
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) Build Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Functional Programming
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
1 4 (50.00%) Scala
2 2 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Haskell
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Clojure
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Apache Flume
2 1 (12.50%) HDFS
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (12.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Ambari
1 1 (12.50%) Oozie
1 1 (12.50%) Mesos
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Sybase
2 1 (12.50%) Teradata
2 1 (12.50%) Netezza
2 1 (12.50%) Hortonworks
2 1 (12.50%) MapR
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago