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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 90 91 137
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +46
Contract jobs citing Big Data 74 122 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.23% 2.10% 1.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.25% 8.20% 4.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 101 50
Median daily rate £525 £575 £531
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.69% +8.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £413 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £760 £700 £655
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- -21.95%
Big Data
London

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
800 1487 1420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 24.07% 25.60% 23.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 637 1182 1073
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 6
Median hourly rate £17.88 £30.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.41% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £17.30 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £102.00 £58.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+18.26% -13.33%

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Big Data as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 June 2016.

Big Data Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Big Data
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Big Data across the City of London region.

Big Data Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Big Data also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 79 (48.17%) Hadoop
2 74 (45.12%) Java
3 61 (37.20%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (26.22%) Finance
4 43 (26.22%) SQL
5 42 (25.61%) Apache Spark
6 41 (25.00%) Apache Hive
7 38 (23.17%) Scala
7 38 (23.17%) Analytics
8 27 (16.46%) TDD
9 25 (15.24%) Business Intelligence
10 24 (14.63%) Python
10 24 (14.63%) Banking
10 24 (14.63%) Apache Pig
10 24 (14.63%) MongoDB
10 24 (14.63%) Apache Cassandra
11 23 (14.02%) Scrum
11 23 (14.02%) Data Warehouse
12 22 (13.41%) E-Commerce
12 22 (13.41%) Linux
12 22 (13.41%) SQL Server
13 21 (12.80%) Continuous Integration
14 20 (12.20%) NoSQL
15 19 (11.59%) Amazon AWS
15 19 (11.59%) HBase
15 19 (11.59%) QA
16 18 (10.98%) Oracle
16 18 (10.98%) JavaScript
17 17 (10.37%) HTML
18 16 (9.76%) Unix

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 42 (25.61%) Apache Spark
2 24 (14.63%) Apache Pig
3 9 (5.49%) Apache
4 7 (4.27%) SAS
5 3 (1.83%) Confluence
6 2 (1.22%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.61%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.61%) GemFire
Applications
1 3 (1.83%) MS Excel
1 3 (1.83%) SPSS
2 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.61%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (11.59%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.05%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (2.44%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.22%) GitHub
6 1 (0.61%) AWS OpsWorks
6 1 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.61%) Google Compute Engine
6 1 (0.61%) IaaS
6 1 (0.61%) PaaS
6 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.83%) DNS
1 3 (1.83%) Network Security
2 2 (1.22%) HTTP
2 2 (1.22%) Internet
3 1 (0.61%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.61%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.61%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (48.17%) Hadoop
2 41 (25.00%) Apache Hive
3 24 (14.63%) Apache Cassandra
3 24 (14.63%) MongoDB
4 23 (14.02%) Data Warehouse
5 22 (13.41%) SQL Server
6 20 (12.20%) NoSQL
7 19 (11.59%) HBase
8 9 (5.49%) Data Mining
8 9 (5.49%) Relational Database
9 7 (4.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (3.66%) OLAP
10 6 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (3.05%) Impala
11 5 (3.05%) QlikView
12 4 (2.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 4 (2.44%) KNIME
12 4 (2.44%) Neo4j
12 4 (2.44%) OLAP Cube
12 4 (2.44%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 13 (7.93%) Git (software)
2 9 (5.49%) Cucumber
2 9 (5.49%) JIRA
3 8 (4.88%) Selenium
3 8 (4.88%) WebDriver
4 6 (3.66%) Gradle
4 6 (3.66%) IntelliJ
5 5 (3.05%) JBehave
5 5 (3.05%) Jenkins
5 5 (3.05%) Subversion
5 5 (3.05%) TeamCity
6 4 (2.44%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.22%) gulp
7 2 (1.22%) JUnit
7 2 (1.22%) Mockito
7 2 (1.22%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (1.22%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.61%) JMeter
8 1 (0.61%) NUnit
8 1 (0.61%) PowerDesigner
General
1 43 (26.22%) Finance
2 24 (14.63%) Banking
3 10 (6.10%) Investment Banking
4 7 (4.27%) Marketing
5 6 (3.66%) Retail
6 5 (3.05%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.44%) Front Office
8 2 (1.22%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (1.22%) Electronics
8 2 (1.22%) Games
8 2 (1.22%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.22%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 74 (45.12%) Developer
2 29 (17.68%) Java Developer
3 27 (16.46%) Big Data Developer
4 22 (13.41%) Architect
5 17 (10.37%) Senior Developer
6 15 (9.15%) Hadoop Developer
7 14 (8.54%) Data Scientist
8 11 (6.71%) Scala Developer
9 10 (6.10%) Analyst
9 10 (6.10%) Data Engineer
9 10 (6.10%) Senior Hadoop Developer
10 9 (5.49%) Data Architect
10 9 (5.49%) Senior Big Data Developer
11 8 (4.88%) Big Data Architect
11 8 (4.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 8 (4.88%) SQL Developer
12 7 (4.27%) Cloud Developer
13 6 (3.66%) Agile Java Developer
13 6 (3.66%) Java Scala Developer
13 6 (3.66%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.37%) HTML
2 15 (9.15%) Web Services
3 12 (7.32%) CSS
3 12 (7.32%) Dropwizard
4 11 (6.71%) HTML5
5 10 (6.10%) .NET
6 9 (5.49%) Kafka
6 9 (5.49%) Node.js
7 7 (4.27%) AngularJS
7 7 (4.27%) Hystrix
7 7 (4.27%) JSON
7 7 (4.27%) REST
7 7 (4.27%) Scalatra
7 7 (4.27%) XML
8 6 (3.66%) jQuery
8 6 (3.66%) Play Framework
8 6 (3.66%) Spring
9 5 (3.05%) Akka
10 4 (2.44%) Cascading
10 4 (2.44%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (7.32%) Visualisation
3 7 (4.27%) User Experience
4 6 (3.66%) Algorithms
4 6 (3.66%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.66%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.44%) Biometrics
5 4 (2.44%) Statistics
6 3 (1.83%) Credit Risk
6 3 (1.83%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.83%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.83%) Derivative
6 3 (1.83%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.83%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.83%) Market Risk
6 3 (1.83%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.22%) CMDB
7 2 (1.22%) Social Network
7 2 (1.22%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 22 (13.41%) Linux
2 16 (9.76%) Unix
3 12 (7.32%) Windows
4 6 (3.66%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.83%) AIX
5 3 (1.83%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.22%) Android
6 2 (1.22%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.22%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (37.20%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (23.17%) Analytics
3 27 (16.46%) TDD
4 25 (15.24%) Business Intelligence
5 23 (14.02%) Scrum
6 22 (13.41%) E-Commerce
7 21 (12.80%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (9.76%) Data Modelling
8 16 (9.76%) DevOps
8 16 (9.76%) ETL
8 16 (9.76%) Open Source
9 14 (8.54%) BDD
9 14 (8.54%) Data Analytics
10 13 (7.93%) Automated Testing
10 13 (7.93%) Pair Programming
11 12 (7.32%) Kanban
12 11 (6.71%) SOA
13 10 (6.10%) Data Visualisation
13 10 (6.10%) Software Engineering
13 10 (6.10%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 74 (45.12%) Java
2 43 (26.22%) SQL
3 38 (23.17%) Scala
4 24 (14.63%) Python
5 18 (10.98%) JavaScript
6 10 (6.10%) R
7 6 (3.66%) C#
8 4 (2.44%) PHP
9 3 (1.83%) Groovy
9 3 (1.83%) MATLAB
9 3 (1.83%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.83%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.22%) ES6
10 2 (1.22%) Haskell
10 2 (1.22%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.22%) SAS Macro
10 2 (1.22%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.22%) XAML
11 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.61%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 12 (7.32%) Security Cleared
2 9 (5.49%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.27%) Degree
4 4 (2.44%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.22%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.61%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (11.59%) QA
2 5 (3.05%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.61%) Basel III
System Software
1 12 (7.32%) HDFS
2 4 (2.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.44%) Apache Flume
2 4 (2.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 4 (2.44%) Docker
3 3 (1.83%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.44%) Ambari
1 4 (2.44%) Puppet
2 3 (1.83%) Ansible
2 3 (1.83%) Oozie
3 2 (1.22%) Consul
3 2 (1.22%) Mesos
3 2 (1.22%) SCCM
3 2 (1.22%) WSUS
4 1 (0.61%) Ganglia
4 1 (0.61%) Nagios
4 1 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (10.98%) Oracle
2 11 (6.71%) Tableau
3 10 (6.10%) Cloudera
4 9 (5.49%) IBM
4 9 (5.49%) Microsoft
5 8 (4.88%) Hortonworks
5 8 (4.88%) Teradata
6 6 (3.66%) Netezza
6 6 (3.66%) New Relic
7 5 (3.05%) SAP
7 5 (3.05%) Splunk
7 5 (3.05%) Sybase
8 4 (2.44%) RapidMiner
8 4 (2.44%) Vertica
9 3 (1.83%) Bloomberg
9 3 (1.83%) Citrix
9 3 (1.83%) Cognos
9 3 (1.83%) Dell
9 3 (1.83%) HP
9 3 (1.83%) Reuters
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