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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 118 176 224
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +48
Contract jobs citing Big Data 83 52 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.41% 0.72% 0.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.36% 3.16% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 48 9
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£550 £500 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +25.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.00 -
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
1306 1643 1616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.11% 22.84% 20.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 997 1220 1179
Average daily rate £450 £438 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 19
Average hourly rate £44.50 £36.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.91% +12.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00

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 15 September 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 15 September 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 74 (48.05%) Hadoop
2 56 (36.36%) Java
3 46 (29.87%) SQL
4 44 (28.57%) Analytics
5 37 (24.03%) Python
6 36 (23.38%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (23.38%) MongoDB
7 32 (20.78%) Oracle
8 30 (19.48%) Data Warehouse
8 30 (19.48%) Data Modelling
9 25 (16.23%) ETL
10 23 (14.94%) Business Intelligence
10 23 (14.94%) Banking
10 23 (14.94%) Finance
11 22 (14.29%) Apache Hive
11 22 (14.29%) MapReduce
12 21 (13.64%) Apache Pig
13 20 (12.99%) NoSQL
14 18 (11.69%) TDD
14 18 (11.69%) Degree
15 17 (11.04%) Microsoft
15 17 (11.04%) Linux
15 17 (11.04%) SQL Server
15 17 (11.04%) Teradata
16 16 (10.39%) Scrum
16 16 (10.39%) Data Analysis
16 16 (10.39%) Scala
17 15 (9.74%) Analytical Skills
17 15 (9.74%) Data Mining
18 13 (8.44%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 (13.64%) Apache Pig
2 9 (5.84%) SAS
3 6 (3.90%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (3.90%) Apache
4 2 (1.30%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.30%) IIS
5 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (3.25%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.30%) SPSS
3 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.60%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.30%) SiteCatalyst
2 2 (1.30%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 2 (1.30%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.65%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.95%) PaaS
1 3 (1.95%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (1.30%) AWS Data Pipeline
2 2 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.65%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.65%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.60%) Internet
2 2 (1.30%) Network Security
3 1 (0.65%) MPLS
3 1 (0.65%) Firewall
3 1 (0.65%) LAN
3 1 (0.65%) WAN
3 1 (0.65%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.65%) VPN
3 1 (0.65%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (48.05%) Hadoop
2 36 (23.38%) MongoDB
3 30 (19.48%) Data Warehouse
4 22 (14.29%) Apache Hive
5 20 (12.99%) NoSQL
6 17 (11.04%) SQL Server
7 15 (9.74%) Data Mining
8 13 (8.44%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (5.84%) Oracle Database
10 8 (5.19%) DataStage
11 7 (4.55%) Star Schema
11 7 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (3.90%) QlikView
12 6 (3.90%) Data Mart
12 6 (3.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (3.90%) Relational Database
12 6 (3.90%) Mahout
13 5 (3.25%) HBase
13 5 (3.25%) DB2
13 5 (3.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.60%) TeamCity
1 4 (2.60%) Git (software)
1 4 (2.60%) Cucumber
1 4 (2.60%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.95%) JUnit
2 3 (1.95%) JIRA
2 3 (1.95%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (1.30%) Maven
3 2 (1.30%) RSpec
4 1 (0.65%) Mockito
4 1 (0.65%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.65%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.65%) Hudson
4 1 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.65%) WATIR
4 1 (0.65%) ERwin
4 1 (0.65%) JMeter
4 1 (0.65%) Subversion
4 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 23 (14.94%) Finance
1 23 (14.94%) Banking
2 12 (7.79%) Investment Banking
3 9 (5.84%) Marketing
4 8 (5.19%) Retail
5 4 (2.60%) Games
5 4 (2.60%) Front Office
6 3 (1.95%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.95%) Publishing
7 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.65%) Advertising
7 1 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.65%) Back Office
7 1 (0.65%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.65%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (34.42%) Developer
2 26 (16.88%) Analyst
2 26 (16.88%) Architect
3 18 (11.69%) Data Architect
4 16 (10.39%) Java Developer
5 11 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 11 (7.14%) Consultant
6 10 (6.49%) Data Scientist
7 9 (5.84%) Project Manager
7 9 (5.84%) Data Consultant
8 7 (4.55%) Data Analyst
8 7 (4.55%) Big Data Developer
8 7 (4.55%) Big Data Consultant
9 6 (3.90%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (3.25%) Test Analyst
10 5 (3.25%) C# Developer
11 4 (2.60%) .NET Developer
11 4 (2.60%) C++ Developer
11 4 (2.60%) Data Modeller
11 4 (2.60%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.44%) HTML
2 11 (7.14%) HTML5
3 7 (4.55%) .NET
3 7 (4.55%) XML
4 6 (3.90%) CSS
4 6 (3.90%) Spring
5 5 (3.25%) Web Services
5 5 (3.25%) MEAP
5 5 (3.25%) Cascading
6 4 (2.60%) RESTful
6 4 (2.60%) JSP
7 3 (1.95%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (1.95%) Apache Camel
7 3 (1.95%) Natural Language Processing
8 2 (1.30%) D3.js
8 2 (1.30%) Kafka
8 2 (1.30%) GWT
8 2 (1.30%) JSON
8 2 (1.30%) REST
8 2 (1.30%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.74%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (7.79%) Open Source
3 11 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 11 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 9 (5.84%) Mobile App
5 8 (5.19%) Mathematics
5 8 (5.19%) Statistics
6 7 (4.55%) Credit Risk
6 7 (4.55%) Data Integration
7 5 (3.25%) Management Information System
7 5 (3.25%) Visualisation
8 4 (2.60%) Market Risk
9 3 (1.95%) FMCG
9 3 (1.95%) Physics
9 3 (1.95%) GIS
9 3 (1.95%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (1.95%) Fixed Income
9 3 (1.95%) Economics
10 2 (1.30%) Derivative
10 2 (1.30%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.04%) Linux
2 9 (5.84%) UNIX
3 7 (4.55%) Windows
3 7 (4.55%) Apple iOS
4 6 (3.90%) Android
5 2 (1.30%) CentOS
5 2 (1.30%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.30%) AIX
5 2 (1.30%) HPUX
5 2 (1.30%) Solaris
6 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.65%) Debian
6 1 (0.65%) Fedora
6 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.65%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (28.57%) Analytics
2 36 (23.38%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (19.48%) Data Modelling
4 25 (16.23%) ETL
5 23 (14.94%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (14.29%) MapReduce
7 18 (11.69%) TDD
8 16 (10.39%) Scrum
8 16 (10.39%) Data Analysis
9 13 (8.44%) TOGAF
9 13 (8.44%) BDD
10 11 (7.14%) Data Architecture
10 11 (7.14%) Data Management
11 10 (6.49%) E-Commerce
12 9 (5.84%) Project Management
12 9 (5.84%) Risk Management
12 9 (5.84%) Data Mapping
12 9 (5.84%) Machine Learning
13 8 (5.19%) Big Data Analytics
13 8 (5.19%) Inmon Methodology
Programming Languages
1 56 (36.36%) Java
2 46 (29.87%) SQL
3 37 (24.03%) Python
4 16 (10.39%) Scala
5 13 (8.44%) R
5 13 (8.44%) JavaScript
5 13 (8.44%) C++
6 9 (5.84%) C#
6 9 (5.84%) Perl
7 7 (4.55%) T-SQL
8 5 (3.25%) Ruby
9 4 (2.60%) PL/SQL
9 4 (2.60%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.95%) C
10 3 (1.95%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.30%) Erlang
11 2 (1.30%) Groovy
11 2 (1.30%) F#
11 2 (1.30%) Clojure
12 1 (0.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (11.69%) Degree
2 4 (2.60%) PhD
2 4 (2.60%) ISEB
3 3 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.95%) MCT
4 2 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.30%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.65%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.25%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.65%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 8 (5.19%) HDFS
2 2 (1.30%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.65%) vSphere
3 1 (0.65%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 8 (5.19%) Oozie
2 6 (3.90%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.60%) Puppet
4 3 (1.95%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.65%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.65%) YUM
5 1 (0.65%) Ansible
Vendors
1 32 (20.78%) Oracle
2 17 (11.04%) Microsoft
2 17 (11.04%) Teradata
3 12 (7.79%) Informatica
4 11 (7.14%) Tableau
5 9 (5.84%) Business Objects
6 7 (4.55%) Google
7 6 (3.90%) IBM
7 6 (3.90%) Cloudera
8 4 (2.60%) Greenplum
8 4 (2.60%) Omniture
8 4 (2.60%) SAP
8 4 (2.60%) Ab Initio
9 3 (1.95%) Cognos
9 3 (1.95%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (1.95%) Talend
10 2 (1.30%) Netezza
10 2 (1.30%) Facebook
10 2 (1.30%) Twitter
10 2 (1.30%) Vertica
City, London
Montash
Posted: 1 hour ago
City of London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £470.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago