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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data Developer
Rank 134 186 205
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Big Data Developer 20 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.57% 0.18% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.19% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 5
Average daily rate £475 £600 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £560 £470
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £635 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £463 £600
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -22.91%
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
3314 5255 5909
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.90% 95.58% 94.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2683 3991 4312
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £276 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 81 84
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £30.00 £33.24
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 30 April 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 30 April 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 41 (100.00%) Big Data
2 28 (68.29%) Hadoop
3 19 (46.34%) Java
4 17 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (41.46%) Apache Spark
5 16 (39.02%) Scala
6 13 (31.71%) Apache Hive
7 11 (26.83%) E-Commerce
8 10 (24.39%) Kafka
8 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Azure
9 9 (21.95%) HBase
9 9 (21.95%) Python
9 9 (21.95%) TDD
10 8 (19.51%) ETL
10 8 (19.51%) SQL
10 8 (19.51%) Credit Risk
11 7 (17.07%) MongoDB
11 7 (17.07%) Apache Cassandra
11 7 (17.07%) Apache Pig
11 7 (17.07%) Akka
12 6 (14.63%) Finance
12 6 (14.63%) Analytics
12 6 (14.63%) Software Delivery
13 5 (12.20%) Open Source
13 5 (12.20%) BDD
13 5 (12.20%) Scrum
14 4 (9.76%) Mentoring
14 4 (9.76%) Publishing
14 4 (9.76%) Ajax
14 4 (9.76%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 17 (41.46%) Apache Spark
2 7 (17.07%) Apache Pig
3 2 (4.88%) SAS
4 1 (2.44%) Apache
4 1 (2.44%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.88%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.44%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (100.00%) Big Data
2 28 (68.29%) Hadoop
3 13 (31.71%) Apache Hive
4 9 (21.95%) HBase
5 7 (17.07%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (17.07%) MongoDB
6 4 (9.76%) NoSQL
7 2 (4.88%) Data Mining
7 2 (4.88%) QlikView
7 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.44%) DB2
8 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.44%) Impala
8 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
8 1 (2.44%) Spark SQL
8 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Jasmine
2 3 (7.32%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.88%) Subversion
4 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.44%) GitLab
4 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.44%) JIRA
4 1 (2.44%) JUnit
4 1 (2.44%) Maven
4 1 (2.44%) Mockito
4 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (14.63%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Publishing
3 3 (7.32%) Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Marketing
4 1 (2.44%) Retail
4 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (24.39%) Kafka
2 7 (17.07%) Akka
3 4 (9.76%) Ajax
3 4 (9.76%) jQuery
3 4 (9.76%) Play Framework
3 4 (9.76%) spray
4 3 (7.32%) Spring
5 2 (4.88%) JSON
5 2 (4.88%) Scalatra
5 2 (4.88%) Web Services
6 1 (2.44%) .NET
6 1 (2.44%) Apache Commons
6 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.44%) Cascading
6 1 (2.44%) Guava
6 1 (2.44%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.44%) REST
6 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Credit Risk
2 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.88%) Social Network
3 1 (2.44%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.44%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.44%) Fintech
3 1 (2.44%) Statistics
3 1 (2.44%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) Linux
2 2 (4.88%) Unix
3 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (26.83%) E-Commerce
3 9 (21.95%) TDD
4 8 (19.51%) ETL
5 6 (14.63%) Analytics
5 6 (14.63%) Software Delivery
6 5 (12.20%) BDD
6 5 (12.20%) Open Source
6 5 (12.20%) Scrum
7 4 (9.76%) Kanban
7 4 (9.76%) Mentoring
8 3 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (7.32%) Data Analytics
8 3 (7.32%) Pair Programming
9 2 (4.88%) Automated Testing
9 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (4.88%) MapReduce
9 2 (4.88%) Multithreading
9 2 (4.88%) OO
9 2 (4.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (46.34%) Java
2 16 (39.02%) Scala
3 9 (21.95%) Python
4 8 (19.51%) SQL
5 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.44%) AWK
6 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.44%) C#
6 1 (2.44%) sed
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) Basel III
1 1 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) HDFS
2 3 (7.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) Mesos
2 2 (4.88%) Ambari
3 1 (2.44%) Oozie
3 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (7.32%) Cloudera
2 1 (2.44%) Hortonworks
2 1 (2.44%) Netezza
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle
2 1 (2.44%) Platfora
2 1 (2.44%) Sybase