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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Big Data
London / City of London
Rank 38 76 80
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +4
Contract jobs citing Big Data 152 74 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.22% 2.47% 2.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 17.82% 9.46% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 62 96
Median daily rate £575 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £352 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £649 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £46.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +27.39%

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
853 782 1204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.31% 26.11% 23.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 688 618 962
Median daily rate £475 £488 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £345 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £384 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £55.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +83.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £26.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+41.50% -17.18%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017, 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.

1 175 (59.73%) Hadoop
2 160 (54.61%) Agile Software Development
3 137 (46.76%) Java
4 125 (42.66%) Apache Spark
5 99 (33.79%) Scala
6 89 (30.38%) Python
7 87 (29.69%) SQL
8 76 (25.94%) Finance
9 74 (25.26%) Banking
10 67 (22.87%) Scrum
11 58 (19.80%) Apache Hive
12 57 (19.45%) Analytics
13 50 (17.06%) DevOps
14 49 (16.72%) Apache Cassandra
14 49 (16.72%) Continuous Integration
14 49 (16.72%) ETL
15 45 (15.36%) Linux
15 45 (15.36%) Data Warehouse
16 42 (14.33%) Git (software)
17 41 (13.99%) R
18 40 (13.65%) Kafka
18 40 (13.65%) TDD
19 39 (13.31%) Business Intelligence
20 38 (12.97%) MongoDB
20 38 (12.97%) Amazon AWS
21 37 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
22 36 (12.29%) HDFS
22 36 (12.29%) Front Office
22 36 (12.29%) Investment Banking
23 35 (11.95%) Risk Management

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
1 125 (42.66%) Apache Spark
2 22 (7.51%) Apache Pig
3 19 (6.48%) Elasticsearch
4 16 (5.46%) Apache
5 8 (2.73%) Confluence
6 6 (2.05%) Oracle Coherence
7 5 (1.71%) Jupyter
7 5 (1.71%) SAS
8 3 (1.02%) Apache Solr
8 3 (1.02%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.34%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (1.37%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.68%) SPSS
3 1 (0.34%) MS Office
3 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 38 (12.97%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (4.10%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.37%) Amazon Kinesis
4 4 (1.37%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.02%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (1.02%) GitHub
6 1 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.34%) PaaS
6 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.39%) FTP
2 6 (2.05%) HTTP
2 6 (2.05%) Kerberos
3 3 (1.02%) Network Security
4 2 (0.68%) Internet
5 1 (0.34%) AMQP
5 1 (0.34%) DNS
5 1 (0.34%) Firewall
5 1 (0.34%) LAN
5 1 (0.34%) LDAP
5 1 (0.34%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (59.73%) Hadoop
2 58 (19.80%) Apache Hive
3 49 (16.72%) Apache Cassandra
4 45 (15.36%) Data Warehouse
5 38 (12.97%) MongoDB
6 34 (11.60%) HBase
7 29 (9.90%) Relational Database
8 28 (9.56%) NoSQL
8 28 (9.56%) SQL Server
9 19 (6.48%) Data Lake
9 19 (6.48%) PostgreSQL
10 12 (4.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (3.41%) Sqoop
12 9 (3.07%) Impala
12 9 (3.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (2.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (2.05%) Amazon Redshift
14 6 (2.05%) Cloudera CDH
15 5 (1.71%) Flink
15 5 (1.71%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 42 (14.33%) Git (software)
2 31 (10.58%) JIRA
3 16 (5.46%) Jenkins
4 15 (5.12%) Gradle
5 14 (4.78%) Maven
6 10 (3.41%) IntelliJ
7 8 (2.73%) JUnit
8 7 (2.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (2.39%) Selenium
8 7 (2.39%) Subversion
9 6 (2.05%) Cucumber
9 6 (2.05%) DbUnit
9 6 (2.05%) ERwin
9 6 (2.05%) Robot Framework
10 4 (1.37%) Bitbucket
10 4 (1.37%) JSUnit
10 4 (1.37%) PHPUnit
10 4 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (1.02%) Mercurial
11 3 (1.02%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 76 (25.94%) Finance
2 74 (25.26%) Banking
3 36 (12.29%) Front Office
3 36 (12.29%) Investment Banking
4 22 (7.51%) Retail
5 13 (4.44%) Marketing
6 8 (2.73%) Legal
7 7 (2.39%) Financial Institution
7 7 (2.39%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.71%) Retail Banking
9 3 (1.02%) Electronics
9 3 (1.02%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.34%) Billing
10 1 (0.34%) Games
Job Titles
1 124 (42.32%) Developer
2 71 (24.23%) Java Developer
3 54 (18.43%) Big Data Developer
4 46 (15.70%) Architect
5 36 (12.29%) Senior Developer
6 35 (11.95%) Big Data Engineer
6 35 (11.95%) Data Engineer
7 34 (11.60%) Senior Java Developer
8 30 (10.24%) Scala Developer
9 25 (8.53%) Data Architect
9 25 (8.53%) Java Scala Developer
10 21 (7.17%) Big Data Architect
11 17 (5.80%) Analyst
12 16 (5.46%) Hadoop Engineer
12 16 (5.46%) Senior Big Data Developer
13 15 (5.12%) Apache Spark Developer
13 15 (5.12%) Market Risk Developer
13 15 (5.12%) Market Risk Java Developer
14 13 (4.44%) Hadoop Developer
15 12 (4.10%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (13.65%) Kafka
2 31 (10.58%) Web Services
3 28 (9.56%) HTML
4 26 (8.87%) Akka
5 23 (7.85%) HTML5
6 20 (6.83%) AngularJS
7 17 (5.80%) Node.js
8 16 (5.46%) CSS
8 16 (5.46%) REST
9 13 (4.44%) Dropwizard
9 13 (4.44%) Play Framework
10 11 (3.75%) Hystrix
10 11 (3.75%) Scalatra
10 11 (3.75%) Spring
11 10 (3.41%) JSON
11 10 (3.41%) React
11 10 (3.41%) XML
12 9 (3.07%) JMS
13 8 (2.73%) .NET
14 5 (1.71%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 37 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (8.19%) Statistics
3 21 (7.17%) Equities
4 20 (6.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 18 (6.14%) Computer Science
5 18 (6.14%) Market Risk
6 16 (5.46%) Mathematics
7 14 (4.78%) Derivative
8 12 (4.10%) Algorithms
9 10 (3.41%) Data Integration
10 9 (3.07%) Management Information System
10 9 (3.07%) Visualisation
11 6 (2.05%) Credit Risk
11 6 (2.05%) Fixed Income
11 6 (2.05%) User Experience
12 5 (1.71%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 4 (1.37%) Contactless
13 4 (1.37%) Data Centre
13 4 (1.37%) Fintech
14 3 (1.02%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 45 (15.36%) Linux
2 12 (4.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 12 (4.10%) Windows
3 10 (3.41%) Unix
4 3 (1.02%) CentOS
4 3 (1.02%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.68%) Android
5 2 (0.68%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.34%) AIX
6 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.34%) Solaris
6 1 (0.34%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (54.61%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (22.87%) Scrum
3 57 (19.45%) Analytics
4 50 (17.06%) DevOps
5 49 (16.72%) Continuous Integration
5 49 (16.72%) ETL
6 40 (13.65%) TDD
7 39 (13.31%) Business Intelligence
8 35 (11.95%) Risk Management
9 32 (10.92%) BDD
10 30 (10.24%) Software Engineering
11 29 (9.90%) MapReduce
11 29 (9.90%) Open Source
12 28 (9.56%) Data Modelling
13 21 (7.17%) Automated Testing
14 20 (6.83%) Machine Learning
15 19 (6.48%) SOA
16 17 (5.80%) Front End Development
17 16 (5.46%) E-Commerce
18 15 (5.12%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 137 (46.76%) Java
2 99 (33.79%) Scala
3 89 (30.38%) Python
4 87 (29.69%) SQL
5 41 (13.99%) R
6 29 (9.90%) JavaScript
7 14 (4.78%) Shell Script
8 13 (4.44%) Haskell
9 12 (4.10%) Bash Shell
9 12 (4.10%) Ruby
10 11 (3.75%) C#
11 8 (2.73%) T-SQL
12 7 (2.39%) MATLAB
12 7 (2.39%) PHP
13 5 (1.71%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.37%) C++
14 4 (1.37%) PowerShell
15 3 (1.02%) Perl
16 2 (0.68%) Go
16 2 (0.68%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (6.48%) Degree
2 11 (3.75%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.05%) DV Cleared
3 6 (2.05%) PhD
4 4 (1.37%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.68%) RHCE
5 2 (0.68%) RHCSA
6 1 (0.34%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.34%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (8.53%) QA
2 12 (4.10%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.68%) MiFID
4 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.34%) Solvency II
System Software
1 36 (12.29%) HDFS
2 13 (4.44%) Docker
3 6 (2.05%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 5 (1.71%) Active Directory
5 4 (1.37%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.34%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 16 (5.46%) Hadoop YARN
2 15 (5.12%) Puppet
3 7 (2.39%) Oozie
4 6 (2.05%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.37%) Ansible
5 4 (1.37%) Nagios
6 3 (1.02%) Grafana
6 3 (1.02%) Graphite
6 3 (1.02%) Mesos
7 2 (0.68%) Ambari
7 2 (0.68%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.68%) MOM
7 2 (0.68%) Salt
8 1 (0.34%) ArcSight ESM
8 1 (0.34%) Marathon
8 1 (0.34%) OpenIDM
8 1 (0.34%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (6.83%) Teradata
2 16 (5.46%) Tableau
3 15 (5.12%) Oracle
4 14 (4.78%) Cloudera
5 13 (4.44%) Hortonworks
5 13 (4.44%) Red Hat
6 11 (3.75%) New Relic
7 10 (3.41%) Microsoft
8 8 (2.73%) Atlassian
8 8 (2.73%) MicroStrategy
8 8 (2.73%) Splunk
9 7 (2.39%) SAP
10 6 (2.05%) Netezza
11 5 (1.71%) Google
12 4 (1.37%) Greenplum
12 4 (1.37%) Informatica
12 4 (1.37%) Sybase
12 4 (1.37%) Vertica
12 4 (1.37%) VMware
13 3 (1.02%) Talend
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