The first table below looks at the demand for Big Data skills 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 over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the City of London region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 132 171 213
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +42
Contract jobs citing Big Data 69 43 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.19% 0.61% 0.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.27% 2.67% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 39 8
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -0.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1310 1610 1603
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.57% 22.72% 20.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 994 1179 1190
Average daily rate £450 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £588 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 16
Average hourly rate £25.00 £51.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.98% +36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.80 £12.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.61 £52.50 £50.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Big Data
London

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Big Data across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Big Data Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Big Data
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 across the City of London region.

Big Data Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Big Data
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Big Data across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Big Data Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Big Data also 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 that cited Big Data.

1 67 (45.89%) Hadoop
2 48 (32.88%) Java
3 47 (32.19%) Analytics
4 44 (30.14%) SQL
5 36 (24.66%) Python
6 35 (23.97%) Data Warehouse
7 33 (22.60%) MongoDB
8 29 (19.86%) Data Modelling
9 27 (18.49%) ETL
9 27 (18.49%) Oracle
10 26 (17.81%) Finance
10 26 (17.81%) Apache Hive
11 25 (17.12%) Business Intelligence
12 24 (16.44%) Degree
13 23 (15.75%) Teradata
13 23 (15.75%) Agile Software Development
14 22 (15.07%) MapReduce
15 21 (14.38%) Apache Pig
16 19 (13.01%) NoSQL
16 19 (13.01%) Computer Science
17 17 (11.64%) SQL Server
17 17 (11.64%) Apache Cassandra
18 16 (10.96%) Microsoft
18 16 (10.96%) Linux
18 16 (10.96%) Banking
19 15 (10.27%) TDD
19 15 (10.27%) Data Mining
20 13 (8.90%) TOGAF
20 13 (8.90%) Scrum
20 13 (8.90%) Open Source

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Big Data also 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 that cited Big Data. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (14.38%) Apache Pig
2 10 (6.85%) SAS
3 5 (3.42%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (2.74%) Apache
5 2 (1.37%) GemFire
5 2 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.37%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.37%) IIS
5 2 (1.37%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (2.74%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.05%) SPSS
3 1 (0.68%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.68%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 4 (2.74%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.37%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 2 (1.37%) SiteCatalyst
2 2 (1.37%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.68%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.05%) PaaS
1 3 (2.05%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.68%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.68%) GitHub
3 1 (0.68%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.05%) Internet
2 1 (0.68%) Firewall
2 1 (0.68%) MPLS
2 1 (0.68%) SSL
2 1 (0.68%) LAN
2 1 (0.68%) WAN
2 1 (0.68%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.68%) VPN
2 1 (0.68%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (45.89%) Hadoop
2 35 (23.97%) Data Warehouse
3 33 (22.60%) MongoDB
4 26 (17.81%) Apache Hive
5 19 (13.01%) NoSQL
6 17 (11.64%) SQL Server
6 17 (11.64%) Apache Cassandra
7 15 (10.27%) Data Mining
8 11 (7.53%) HBase
9 10 (6.85%) Relational Database
9 10 (6.85%) Star Schema
10 9 (6.16%) MySQL
10 9 (6.16%) Oracle Database
11 8 (5.48%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (5.48%) DataStage
12 7 (4.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (4.11%) Mahout
13 6 (4.11%) Sqoop
13 6 (4.11%) Data Mart
14 5 (3.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (3.42%) JIRA
2 4 (2.74%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.74%) Cucumber
2 4 (2.74%) Talend Open Studio
2 4 (2.74%) TeamCity
2 4 (2.74%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.05%) JUnit
4 2 (1.37%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (1.37%) Axure RP
4 2 (1.37%) RSpec
4 2 (1.37%) Maven
5 1 (0.68%) JMeter
5 1 (0.68%) ERwin
5 1 (0.68%) Subversion
5 1 (0.68%) WATIR
5 1 (0.68%) Mockito
5 1 (0.68%) Hudson
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 26 (17.81%) Finance
2 16 (10.96%) Banking
3 9 (6.16%) Marketing
4 8 (5.48%) Retail
4 8 (5.48%) Investment Banking
5 7 (4.79%) Games
6 4 (2.74%) Front Office
7 3 (2.05%) Publishing
7 3 (2.05%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.68%) Advertising
8 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.68%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (28.08%) Developer
2 25 (17.12%) Architect
3 24 (16.44%) Analyst
4 15 (10.27%) Data Architect
5 12 (8.22%) Java Developer
6 11 (7.53%) Data Analyst
7 10 (6.85%) Data Scientist
8 9 (6.16%) Project Manager
9 8 (5.48%) Consultant
10 6 (4.11%) Data Consultant
10 6 (4.11%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (4.11%) Business Analyst
11 5 (3.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 5 (3.42%) ETL Developer
11 5 (3.42%) C# Developer
11 5 (3.42%) Test Leader
12 4 (2.74%) Mobility Architect
12 4 (2.74%) Big Data Developer
12 4 (2.74%) Big Data Consultant
12 4 (2.74%) Hadoop Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (15.07%) MapReduce
2 11 (7.53%) HTML
3 8 (5.48%) HTML5
3 8 (5.48%) XML
4 7 (4.79%) .NET
5 6 (4.11%) CSS
6 5 (3.42%) Web Services
6 5 (3.42%) MEAP
7 4 (2.74%) RESTful
8 3 (2.05%) JSP
8 3 (2.05%) Spring
8 3 (2.05%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (2.05%) Lucene
8 3 (2.05%) JSON
8 3 (2.05%) REST
8 3 (2.05%) Natural Language Processing
8 3 (2.05%) Apache Avro
8 3 (2.05%) Kafka
9 2 (1.37%) Apache Camel
9 2 (1.37%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.01%) Computer Science
2 13 (8.90%) Open Source
3 10 (6.85%) Mathematics
4 8 (5.48%) Mobile App
4 8 (5.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (5.48%) Management Information System
5 7 (4.79%) Statistics
5 7 (4.79%) Data Integration
6 6 (4.11%) Visualisation
7 5 (3.42%) Physics
7 5 (3.42%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (2.05%) Economics
9 3 (2.05%) Fixed Income
9 3 (2.05%) Credit Risk
10 2 (1.37%) FMCG
10 2 (1.37%) Market Risk
10 2 (1.37%) Social Network
10 2 (1.37%) Freedom of Information Act
10 2 (1.37%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.96%) Linux
2 12 (8.22%) UNIX
3 8 (5.48%) Apple iOS
4 6 (4.11%) Android
4 6 (4.11%) Windows
5 2 (1.37%) AIX
5 2 (1.37%) HPUX
5 2 (1.37%) Solaris
6 1 (0.68%) Fedora
6 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.68%) CentOS
6 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.68%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (32.19%) Analytics
2 29 (19.86%) Data Modelling
3 27 (18.49%) ETL
4 25 (17.12%) Business Intelligence
5 23 (15.75%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (10.27%) TDD
7 13 (8.90%) TOGAF
7 13 (8.90%) Scrum
8 12 (8.22%) Data Management
8 12 (8.22%) Project Management
9 11 (7.53%) Data Analysis
9 11 (7.53%) BDD
9 11 (7.53%) Data Architecture
9 11 (7.53%) Kimball Methodology
9 11 (7.53%) Inmon Methodology
10 10 (6.85%) Data Mapping
11 9 (6.16%) OO
11 9 (6.16%) E-Commerce
11 9 (6.16%) Machine Learning
12 8 (5.48%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 48 (32.88%) Java
2 44 (30.14%) SQL
3 36 (24.66%) Python
4 12 (8.22%) R
5 11 (7.53%) T-SQL
6 10 (6.85%) Scala
6 10 (6.85%) C++
7 9 (6.16%) Perl
8 8 (5.48%) JavaScript
8 8 (5.48%) C#
9 5 (3.42%) Ruby
10 3 (2.05%) MATLAB
10 3 (2.05%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.05%) C
10 3 (2.05%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.05%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.37%) Clojure
11 2 (1.37%) Groovy
11 2 (1.37%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.37%) F#
Qualifications
1 24 (16.44%) Degree
2 6 (4.11%) PhD
3 5 (3.42%) ISEB
4 3 (2.05%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.37%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.37%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.68%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.05%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.37%) SLA
3 1 (0.68%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (5.48%) HDFS
2 2 (1.37%) Apache Flume
2 2 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.37%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.68%) vSphere
3 1 (0.68%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 6 (4.11%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (3.42%) Oozie
3 4 (2.74%) Puppet
4 3 (2.05%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.68%) YUM
5 1 (0.68%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.68%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.68%) Ansible
Vendors
1 27 (18.49%) Oracle
2 23 (15.75%) Teradata
3 16 (10.96%) Microsoft
4 10 (6.85%) Tableau
5 9 (6.16%) Business Objects
6 8 (5.48%) Informatica
7 6 (4.11%) Google
7 6 (4.11%) IBM
8 5 (3.42%) Netezza
8 5 (3.42%) Vertica
9 4 (2.74%) Talend
9 4 (2.74%) Splunk
9 4 (2.74%) Greenplum
9 4 (2.74%) Ab Initio
9 4 (2.74%) Omniture
10 3 (2.05%) MicroStrategy
10 3 (2.05%) Adobe
10 3 (2.05%) SAP
11 2 (1.37%) Facebook
11 2 (1.37%) Twitter
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