The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 121 169 218
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +49
Contract jobs citing Big Data 80 53 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.38% 0.72% 0.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.07% 3.13% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 51 7
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £363 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £728 £650 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.00 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1319 1696 1611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.70% 23.02% 20.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 979 1256 1190
Average daily rate £450 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £321 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 18
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 £20.04 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.61 £59.87 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 73 (47.10%) Hadoop
2 54 (34.84%) Java
3 46 (29.68%) Analytics
4 45 (29.03%) SQL
5 37 (23.87%) Python
6 36 (23.23%) Data Warehouse
7 32 (20.65%) MongoDB
8 31 (20.00%) Data Modelling
9 29 (18.71%) Oracle
10 26 (16.77%) MapReduce
11 25 (16.13%) Apache Hive
11 25 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
12 24 (15.48%) Finance
12 24 (15.48%) Apache Pig
13 23 (14.84%) Agile Software Development
13 23 (14.84%) ETL
14 22 (14.19%) Degree
15 21 (13.55%) Banking
16 19 (12.26%) SQL Server
16 19 (12.26%) NoSQL
17 18 (11.61%) Microsoft
18 17 (10.97%) Data Mining
18 17 (10.97%) Teradata
18 17 (10.97%) Computer Science
19 16 (10.32%) TDD
19 16 (10.32%) Linux
19 16 (10.32%) Scala
20 15 (9.68%) R
20 15 (9.68%) Data Analysis
21 14 (9.03%) Apache Cassandra

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 24 (15.48%) Apache Pig
2 12 (7.74%) SAS
3 6 (3.87%) Apache
4 4 (2.58%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.29%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.29%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.29%) IIS
6 1 (0.65%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.65%) GemFire
Applications
1 5 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.29%) SPSS
3 1 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.65%) InDesign
3 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.65%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.58%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.29%) SiteCatalyst
2 2 (1.29%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 2 (1.29%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.65%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.94%) PaaS
1 3 (1.94%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (1.29%) AWS Data Pipeline
2 2 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.65%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.65%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.94%) Internet
1 3 (1.94%) Network Security
2 1 (0.65%) MPLS
2 1 (0.65%) Firewall
2 1 (0.65%) LAN
2 1 (0.65%) WAN
2 1 (0.65%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.65%) VPN
2 1 (0.65%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (47.10%) Hadoop
2 36 (23.23%) Data Warehouse
3 32 (20.65%) MongoDB
4 25 (16.13%) Apache Hive
5 19 (12.26%) NoSQL
5 19 (12.26%) SQL Server
6 17 (10.97%) Data Mining
7 14 (9.03%) Apache Cassandra
8 10 (6.45%) Star Schema
9 9 (5.81%) Oracle Database
10 8 (5.16%) Relational Database
10 8 (5.16%) Mahout
10 8 (5.16%) DataStage
10 8 (5.16%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (4.52%) MySQL
11 7 (4.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (4.52%) HBase
12 6 (3.87%) QlikView
12 6 (3.87%) Data Mart
13 5 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (2.58%) Talend Open Studio
1 4 (2.58%) TeamCity
1 4 (2.58%) Git (software)
1 4 (2.58%) Cucumber
1 4 (2.58%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.94%) JIRA
2 3 (1.94%) JUnit
3 2 (1.29%) RSpec
3 2 (1.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (1.29%) Axure RP
3 2 (1.29%) Maven
4 1 (0.65%) WATIR
4 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.65%) Hudson
4 1 (0.65%) Mockito
4 1 (0.65%) ERwin
4 1 (0.65%) JMeter
4 1 (0.65%) Subversion
General
1 24 (15.48%) Finance
2 21 (13.55%) Banking
3 11 (7.10%) Investment Banking
4 9 (5.81%) Marketing
5 8 (5.16%) Retail
6 4 (2.58%) Games
6 4 (2.58%) Front Office
7 3 (1.94%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.94%) Publishing
8 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.65%) Advertising
8 1 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.65%) Back Office
8 1 (0.65%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.65%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (32.90%) Developer
2 26 (16.77%) Architect
3 25 (16.13%) Analyst
4 17 (10.97%) Data Architect
5 14 (9.03%) Java Developer
6 12 (7.74%) Data Scientist
7 10 (6.45%) Business Analyst
7 10 (6.45%) Consultant
8 9 (5.81%) Project Manager
9 8 (5.16%) Data Consultant
10 7 (4.52%) Big Data Developer
10 7 (4.52%) Data Analyst
11 6 (3.87%) Test Analyst
11 6 (3.87%) Solutions Architect
11 6 (3.87%) Big Data Consultant
12 5 (3.23%) C# Developer
12 5 (3.23%) ETL Developer
12 5 (3.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 4 (2.58%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 4 (2.58%) Data Modeller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.39%) HTML
2 10 (6.45%) HTML5
3 6 (3.87%) .NET
3 6 (3.87%) CSS
3 6 (3.87%) XML
4 5 (3.23%) Web Services
4 5 (3.23%) Spring
4 5 (3.23%) MEAP
4 5 (3.23%) Cascading
5 4 (2.58%) RESTful
6 3 (1.94%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (1.94%) Natural Language Processing
6 3 (1.94%) Kafka
6 3 (1.94%) JSP
7 2 (1.29%) Hibernate
7 2 (1.29%) Apache Camel
7 2 (1.29%) JSON
8 1 (0.65%) MDX
8 1 (0.65%) Django
8 1 (0.65%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.97%) Computer Science
2 13 (8.39%) Open Source
3 11 (7.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 10 (6.45%) Mobile App
5 9 (5.81%) Mathematics
5 9 (5.81%) Statistics
6 7 (4.52%) Visualisation
6 7 (4.52%) Data Integration
7 6 (3.87%) Credit Risk
7 6 (3.87%) Management Information System
8 5 (3.23%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (2.58%) Physics
9 4 (2.58%) GIS
9 4 (2.58%) Market Risk
10 3 (1.94%) FMCG
10 3 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.94%) Fixed Income
10 3 (1.94%) Economics
11 2 (1.29%) Derivative
11 2 (1.29%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.32%) Linux
2 10 (6.45%) UNIX
3 8 (5.16%) Apple iOS
4 6 (3.87%) Windows
4 6 (3.87%) Android
5 2 (1.29%) AIX
5 2 (1.29%) HPUX
5 2 (1.29%) Solaris
6 1 (0.65%) CentOS
6 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.65%) Fedora
6 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.65%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (29.68%) Analytics
2 31 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 26 (16.77%) MapReduce
4 25 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
5 23 (14.84%) ETL
5 23 (14.84%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (10.32%) TDD
7 15 (9.68%) Data Analysis
8 13 (8.39%) TOGAF
8 13 (8.39%) Scrum
9 12 (7.74%) BDD
10 11 (7.10%) Data Architecture
10 11 (7.10%) Inmon Methodology
10 11 (7.10%) Kimball Methodology
10 11 (7.10%) Data Management
10 11 (7.10%) Project Management
11 10 (6.45%) E-Commerce
11 10 (6.45%) Data Mapping
11 10 (6.45%) Machine Learning
12 9 (5.81%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (34.84%) Java
2 45 (29.03%) SQL
3 37 (23.87%) Python
4 16 (10.32%) Scala
5 15 (9.68%) R
6 13 (8.39%) C++
7 12 (7.74%) JavaScript
8 9 (5.81%) Perl
8 9 (5.81%) T-SQL
8 9 (5.81%) C#
9 5 (3.23%) Ruby
10 3 (1.94%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.94%) MATLAB
10 3 (1.94%) C
10 3 (1.94%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.94%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.29%) Clojure
11 2 (1.29%) F#
11 2 (1.29%) Erlang
11 2 (1.29%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 22 (14.19%) Degree
2 7 (4.52%) PhD
3 5 (3.23%) ISEB
4 3 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.94%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.94%) MCT
4 3 (1.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.65%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.58%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.65%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.65%) SLA
2 1 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 7 (4.52%) HDFS
2 2 (1.29%) Apache Flume
2 2 (1.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.65%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (5.16%) Oozie
2 6 (3.87%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.58%) Puppet
4 3 (1.94%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.65%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.65%) YUM
5 1 (0.65%) Ansible
Vendors
1 29 (18.71%) Oracle
2 18 (11.61%) Microsoft
3 17 (10.97%) Teradata
4 11 (7.10%) Tableau
5 9 (5.81%) Business Objects
5 9 (5.81%) Informatica
6 6 (3.87%) IBM
6 6 (3.87%) Google
7 5 (3.23%) Cloudera
8 4 (2.58%) Greenplum
8 4 (2.58%) Talend
8 4 (2.58%) Omniture
8 4 (2.58%) Ab Initio
9 3 (1.94%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (1.94%) SAP
9 3 (1.94%) Cognos
9 3 (1.94%) Adobe
10 2 (1.29%) Sybase
10 2 (1.29%) VMware
10 2 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
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