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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data Developer
Rank 194 207 194
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Big Data Developer 6 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.015% 0.098%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.016% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 6
Average daily rate
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£525 £425 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% -19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £425 £513
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £425 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £375 -
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
5236 6344 5698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.80% 93.32% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4045 4617 4242
Average daily rate £445 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 114 148
Average hourly rate £17.25 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.78 £35.10 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, 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 10 (100.00%) Big Data
2 9 (90.00%) Hadoop
3 7 (70.00%) Apache Spark
4 6 (60.00%) Java
5 5 (50.00%) Scala
5 5 (50.00%) MapReduce
6 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (40.00%) Amazon EMR
6 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (30.00%) SQL
7 3 (30.00%) Apache
7 3 (30.00%) Apache Hive
7 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
7 3 (30.00%) HBase
8 2 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
8 2 (20.00%) Visualisation
8 2 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (20.00%) Amazon S3
8 2 (20.00%) Apache Flume
8 2 (20.00%) Analytics
8 2 (20.00%) Apache Avro
8 2 (20.00%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (20.00%) Python
8 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (20.00%) Oracle
8 2 (20.00%) Data Management
8 2 (20.00%) Netezza
8 2 (20.00%) Statistics
8 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 7 (70.00%) Apache Spark
2 3 (30.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (40.00%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (20.00%) Amazon S3
2 2 (20.00%) AWS Data Pipeline
3 1 (10.00%) Amazon Kinesis
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) Big Data
2 9 (90.00%) Hadoop
3 3 (30.00%) Apache Hive
3 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (30.00%) HBase
4 2 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (20.00%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (10.00%) Spotfire
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (10.00%) DB2
5 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
5 1 (10.00%) HCatalog
5 1 (10.00%) Sqoop
5 1 (10.00%) MarkLogic
5 1 (10.00%) Couchbase
5 1 (10.00%) Vectorwise
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (10.00%) Riak
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Apache Avro
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Visualisation
1 2 (20.00%) Statistics
1 2 (20.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) MapReduce
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) Data Management
3 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) OOP
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) ETL
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Functional Programming
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Build Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Big Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) Scala
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) Python
5 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Apache Flume
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (10.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Mesos
1 1 (10.00%) Ambari
1 1 (10.00%) Oozie
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
1 2 (20.00%) Netezza
2 1 (10.00%) Teradata
2 1 (10.00%) Sybase
2 1 (10.00%) Informatica
2 1 (10.00%) MapR
2 1 (10.00%) Vertica
2 1 (10.00%) Infobright
2 1 (10.00%) Tableau
2 1 (10.00%) Hortonworks