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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data Developer
Rank 127 191 201
Rank change year-on-year
+64 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Big Data Developer 23 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.73% 0.16% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.16% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 6 6
Average daily rate £525 £563 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £488 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £500 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.00% +33.33%
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
3006 4882 5549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.43% 95.02% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2364 3744 3993
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £610 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 84 90
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.08% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £27.01 £30.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
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 8 February 2016.

Big Data Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 31 (100.00%) Big Data
2 21 (67.74%) Hadoop
3 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (45.16%) Java
5 12 (38.71%) Apache Spark
6 8 (25.81%) ETL
7 7 (22.58%) HBase
7 7 (22.58%) Scala
7 7 (22.58%) Credit Risk
8 6 (19.35%) Software Delivery
8 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (19.35%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (19.35%) Apache Hive
8 6 (19.35%) Finance
8 6 (19.35%) TDD
8 6 (19.35%) E-Commerce
9 5 (16.13%) Python
9 5 (16.13%) SQL
9 5 (16.13%) Kafka
9 5 (16.13%) Akka
9 5 (16.13%) MongoDB
9 5 (16.13%) BDD
10 4 (12.90%) NoSQL
10 4 (12.90%) jQuery
10 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
10 4 (12.90%) Ajax
10 4 (12.90%) Play Framework
10 4 (12.90%) Jasmine
10 4 (12.90%) Scrum
10 4 (12.90%) Apache

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 12 (38.71%) Apache Spark
2 4 (12.90%) Apache
3 3 (9.68%) SAS
4 2 (6.45%) Apache Pig
5 1 (3.23%) Apache Solr
5 1 (3.23%) Confluence
5 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (100.00%) Big Data
2 21 (67.74%) Hadoop
3 7 (22.58%) HBase
4 6 (19.35%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (19.35%) Apache Hive
5 5 (16.13%) MongoDB
6 4 (12.90%) NoSQL
7 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
8 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (6.45%) Impala
9 1 (3.23%) BigTable
9 1 (3.23%) Data Mining
9 1 (3.23%) DB2
9 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (3.23%) MySQL
9 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (3.23%) QlikView
9 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
9 1 (3.23%) Spark SQL
9 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
1 4 (12.90%) Jasmine
2 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.45%) Maven
2 2 (6.45%) Subversion
3 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.23%) Gradle
3 1 (3.23%) JIRA
3 1 (3.23%) JUnit
3 1 (3.23%) Mockito
3 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Publishing
3 3 (9.68%) Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Front Office
4 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Retail
4 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) Akka
1 5 (16.13%) Kafka
2 4 (12.90%) Ajax
2 4 (12.90%) jQuery
2 4 (12.90%) Play Framework
2 4 (12.90%) spray
3 3 (9.68%) Spring
4 2 (6.45%) RESTful
5 1 (3.23%) .NET
5 1 (3.23%) Apache Commons
5 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.23%) Cascading
5 1 (3.23%) Catalyst
5 1 (3.23%) Guava
5 1 (3.23%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.23%) JSON
5 1 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (3.23%) Scalatra
5 1 (3.23%) Web Services
5 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Credit Risk
2 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.23%) Fintech
3 1 (3.23%) Statistics
3 1 (3.23%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) Unix
3 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.81%) ETL
3 6 (19.35%) E-Commerce
3 6 (19.35%) Software Delivery
3 6 (19.35%) TDD
4 5 (16.13%) BDD
5 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
5 4 (12.90%) Scrum
6 3 (9.68%) MapReduce
6 3 (9.68%) Multithreading
6 3 (9.68%) Open Source
7 2 (6.45%) Analytics
7 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
7 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.45%) OO
7 2 (6.45%) OOD
7 2 (6.45%) Pair Programming
7 2 (6.45%) Use Case
8 1 (3.23%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (45.16%) Java
2 7 (22.58%) Scala
3 5 (16.13%) Python
3 5 (16.13%) SQL
4 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.23%) AWK
5 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.23%) C#
5 1 (3.23%) Perl
5 1 (3.23%) PHP
5 1 (3.23%) R
5 1 (3.23%) sed
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Apache Flume
1 2 (6.45%) Docker
2 1 (3.23%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Mesos
2 1 (3.23%) Oozie
2 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) Cloudera
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle
2 1 (3.23%) Hortonworks
2 1 (3.23%) Netezza
2 1 (3.23%) Platfora
2 1 (3.23%) Sybase