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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 82 87 124
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +37
Contract jobs citing Big Data 91 133 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.66% 2.24% 1.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.83% 8.63% 5.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 114 54
Median daily rate £525 £575 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.69% +9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £730 £725 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £460 £425
% change year-on-year
-4.89% +8.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.65 - £20.50
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
840 1541 1364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 24.58% 26.01% 23.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 666 1210 1039
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £352 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.53% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 5
Median hourly rate - £21.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £28.13 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+10.22% +12.50%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 90 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 81 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (44.44%) Java
4 54 (30.00%) Apache Spark
5 51 (28.33%) SQL
6 50 (27.78%) Finance
7 46 (25.56%) Scala
8 41 (22.78%) Apache Hive
9 39 (21.67%) Analytics
10 35 (19.44%) TDD
11 33 (18.33%) Scrum
11 33 (18.33%) Business Intelligence
11 33 (18.33%) SQL Server
12 32 (17.78%) MongoDB
13 30 (16.67%) Banking
14 29 (16.11%) Amazon AWS
15 27 (15.00%) Python
16 26 (14.44%) Linux
16 26 (14.44%) Continuous Integration
16 26 (14.44%) Apache Cassandra
17 24 (13.33%) QA
18 23 (12.78%) Apache Pig
19 22 (12.22%) Data Warehouse
19 22 (12.22%) E-Commerce
19 22 (12.22%) JavaScript
20 21 (11.67%) Web Services
20 21 (11.67%) DevOps
21 20 (11.11%) ETL
22 19 (10.56%) HTML
22 19 (10.56%) Oracle

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 54 (30.00%) Apache Spark
2 23 (12.78%) Apache Pig
3 8 (4.44%) Apache
4 7 (3.89%) SAS
5 2 (1.11%) Confluence
5 2 (1.11%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.56%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.56%) GemFire
Applications
1 5 (2.78%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.67%) SPSS
3 2 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.56%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (16.11%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (2.22%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.11%) GitHub
6 1 (0.56%) AWS OpsWorks
6 1 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.56%) Google Compute Engine
6 1 (0.56%) IaaS
6 1 (0.56%) PaaS
6 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.22%) DNS
2 3 (1.67%) Network Security
3 2 (1.11%) Firewall
3 2 (1.11%) HTTP
3 2 (1.11%) Internet
3 2 (1.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.56%) FTP
4 1 (0.56%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.56%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 41 (22.78%) Apache Hive
3 33 (18.33%) SQL Server
4 32 (17.78%) MongoDB
5 26 (14.44%) Apache Cassandra
6 22 (12.22%) Data Warehouse
7 19 (10.56%) NoSQL
8 15 (8.33%) HBase
9 12 (6.67%) Relational Database
10 8 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (3.89%) Data Mining
11 7 (3.89%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (3.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 6 (3.33%) OLAP
12 6 (3.33%) QlikView
13 5 (2.78%) Impala
13 5 (2.78%) MySQL
14 4 (2.22%) OLAP Cube
14 4 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (7.22%) Git (software)
2 10 (5.56%) JIRA
3 8 (4.44%) Cucumber
3 8 (4.44%) Gradle
3 8 (4.44%) IntelliJ
3 8 (4.44%) JBehave
3 8 (4.44%) Selenium
3 8 (4.44%) WebDriver
4 6 (3.33%) Subversion
4 6 (3.33%) TeamCity
5 5 (2.78%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.67%) JUnit
6 3 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.67%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.11%) gulp
7 2 (1.11%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (1.11%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.56%) Babel
8 1 (0.56%) Mocha
8 1 (0.56%) Travis CI
General
1 50 (27.78%) Finance
2 30 (16.67%) Banking
3 14 (7.78%) Investment Banking
4 13 (7.22%) Retail
5 8 (4.44%) Marketing
6 6 (3.33%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.78%) Front Office
7 5 (2.78%) Legal
8 4 (2.22%) Electronics
8 4 (2.22%) Financial Institution
8 4 (2.22%) Games
8 4 (2.22%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.11%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (1.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 86 (47.78%) Developer
2 37 (20.56%) Java Developer
3 28 (15.56%) Big Data Developer
4 25 (13.89%) Architect
5 18 (10.00%) Scala Developer
5 18 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 14 (7.78%) Data Scientist
7 13 (7.22%) Hadoop Developer
8 11 (6.11%) Data Engineer
9 10 (5.56%) Data Architect
9 10 (5.56%) Java Scala Developer
10 9 (5.00%) Analyst
10 9 (5.00%) SQL Developer
11 8 (4.44%) Big Data Architect
11 8 (4.44%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 8 (4.44%) Senior Hadoop Developer
11 8 (4.44%) Senior Java Developer
11 8 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
12 7 (3.89%) Apache Spark Developer
12 7 (3.89%) Senior Big Data Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (11.67%) Web Services
2 19 (10.56%) HTML
3 15 (8.33%) CSS
4 14 (7.78%) Dropwizard
5 13 (7.22%) AngularJS
5 13 (7.22%) HTML5
6 12 (6.67%) Kafka
6 12 (6.67%) Node.js
7 11 (6.11%) .NET
8 10 (5.56%) Akka
8 10 (5.56%) Play Framework
9 9 (5.00%) Hystrix
9 9 (5.00%) Scalatra
10 8 (4.44%) REST
10 8 (4.44%) XML
11 6 (3.33%) jQuery
11 6 (3.33%) Spring
12 5 (2.78%) JSON
13 4 (2.22%) Java EE
13 4 (2.22%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.56%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.67%) Visualisation
3 10 (5.56%) User Experience
4 8 (4.44%) Data Centre
4 8 (4.44%) Equities
5 7 (3.89%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.89%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.33%) Algorithms
7 5 (2.78%) Statistics
8 4 (2.22%) Biometrics
8 4 (2.22%) Data Integration
8 4 (2.22%) Derivative
8 4 (2.22%) Fintech
8 4 (2.22%) Fixed Income
8 4 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (2.22%) Market Risk
9 3 (1.67%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.67%) Mathematics
10 2 (1.11%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 26 (14.44%) Linux
2 18 (10.00%) Unix
3 12 (6.67%) Windows
4 6 (3.33%) Ubuntu
4 6 (3.33%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.78%) AIX
6 3 (1.67%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.11%) Android
7 2 (1.11%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.56%) Solaris
8 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (21.67%) Analytics
3 35 (19.44%) TDD
4 33 (18.33%) Business Intelligence
4 33 (18.33%) Scrum
5 26 (14.44%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (12.22%) E-Commerce
7 21 (11.67%) DevOps
8 20 (11.11%) ETL
9 16 (8.89%) Automated Testing
9 16 (8.89%) Software Engineering
10 15 (8.33%) BDD
10 15 (8.33%) Kanban
11 14 (7.78%) Data Modelling
11 14 (7.78%) Open Source
11 14 (7.78%) Pair Programming
12 13 (7.22%) SOA
13 12 (6.67%) Web Development
14 11 (6.11%) Data Analytics
14 11 (6.11%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 80 (44.44%) Java
2 51 (28.33%) SQL
3 46 (25.56%) Scala
4 27 (15.00%) Python
5 22 (12.22%) JavaScript
6 12 (6.67%) R
7 7 (3.89%) C#
8 5 (2.78%) PL/SQL
8 5 (2.78%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.22%) Haskell
9 4 (2.22%) PHP
10 3 (1.67%) Go
10 3 (1.67%) Groovy
10 3 (1.67%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.11%) ES6
11 2 (1.11%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.11%) Ruby
11 2 (1.11%) SAS Macro
11 2 (1.11%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 9 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.33%) Degree
4 4 (2.22%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.11%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.56%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (13.33%) QA
2 3 (1.67%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.56%) Basel III
System Software
1 11 (6.11%) HDFS
2 6 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.33%) Docker
2 6 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.78%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (2.22%) Apache Flume
4 4 (2.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.22%) Puppet
2 3 (1.67%) Ambari
2 3 (1.67%) Ansible
3 2 (1.11%) Consul
3 2 (1.11%) Mesos
3 2 (1.11%) Oozie
3 2 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.56%) Control-M
4 1 (0.56%) Ganglia
4 1 (0.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (10.56%) Oracle
2 15 (8.33%) Tableau
3 12 (6.67%) IBM
4 10 (5.56%) Cloudera
5 9 (5.00%) Teradata
6 8 (4.44%) New Relic
6 8 (4.44%) SAP
7 7 (3.89%) Hortonworks
7 7 (3.89%) Microsoft
8 6 (3.33%) MicroStrategy
8 6 (3.33%) VMware
9 5 (2.78%) Bloomberg
9 5 (2.78%) Citrix
9 5 (2.78%) Dell
9 5 (2.78%) HP
9 5 (2.78%) Reuters
10 4 (2.22%) Cognos
10 4 (2.22%) RapidMiner
10 4 (2.22%) Splunk
11 3 (1.67%) Vertica
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