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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 82 123 175
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +52
Contract jobs citing Big Data 120 84 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.28% 1.43% 0.73%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.74% 6.26% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 66 50
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£575 £550 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £713 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.33 - £20.00
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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
1373 1342 1709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 26.09% 22.82% 23.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1083 998 1265
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 13
Average hourly rate £25.00 £38.66 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.33% +10.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £24.40 £18.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £99.00 £47.07 £59.87
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+8.22% +1.63%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015, 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.

1 126 (55.51%) Hadoop
2 105 (46.26%) Java
3 81 (35.68%) Agile Software Development
4 76 (33.48%) Finance
5 55 (24.23%) Banking
5 55 (24.23%) Apache Spark
6 46 (20.26%) SQL
7 45 (19.82%) Analytics
8 42 (18.50%) Scala
8 42 (18.50%) Linux
9 40 (17.62%) Analytical Skills
10 38 (16.74%) Open Source
10 38 (16.74%) Data Warehouse
11 36 (15.86%) TDD
11 36 (15.86%) Apache Hive
12 33 (14.54%) Oracle
13 27 (11.89%) UNIX
14 26 (11.45%) Scrum
14 26 (11.45%) Investment Banking
14 26 (11.45%) HDFS
15 25 (11.01%) NoSQL
16 24 (10.57%) Python
16 24 (10.57%) Data Modelling
17 22 (9.69%) HBase
18 21 (9.25%) Relational Database
18 21 (9.25%) MapReduce
18 21 (9.25%) Continuous Integration
18 21 (9.25%) SQL Server
19 20 (8.81%) Spring
20 19 (8.37%) Statistics

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 55 (24.23%) Apache Spark
2 15 (6.61%) Apache
3 13 (5.73%) Apache Pig
4 7 (3.08%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (3.08%) Confluence
5 6 (2.64%) WebLogic
5 6 (2.64%) SAS
6 5 (2.20%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.76%) JBoss
7 4 (1.76%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.32%) Oracle Coherence
9 2 (0.88%) Mule
9 2 (0.88%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.88%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.44%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.44%) Node.js
10 1 (0.44%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.44%) IPython
10 1 (0.44%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 10 (4.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.88%) SPSS
3 1 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.44%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.76%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (1.76%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.61%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.32%) SaaS
4 1 (0.44%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.52%) Internet
1 8 (3.52%) AMQP
2 4 (1.76%) Unified Communications
2 4 (1.76%) Converged Networks
3 2 (0.88%) Kerberos
3 2 (0.88%) Network Security
4 1 (0.44%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.44%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.44%) FCoE
4 1 (0.44%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (0.44%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.44%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (55.51%) Hadoop
2 38 (16.74%) Data Warehouse
3 36 (15.86%) Apache Hive
4 25 (11.01%) NoSQL
5 22 (9.69%) HBase
6 21 (9.25%) Relational Database
6 21 (9.25%) SQL Server
7 18 (7.93%) MongoDB
8 13 (5.73%) Impala
8 13 (5.73%) Oracle Database
9 11 (4.85%) RDBMS
10 10 (4.41%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (3.52%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (3.08%) MySQL
13 6 (2.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 5 (2.20%) QlikView
14 5 (2.20%) DB2
15 4 (1.76%) Data Mining
16 3 (1.32%) Star Schema
16 3 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 13 (5.73%) Subversion
1 13 (5.73%) JIRA
2 9 (3.96%) Jenkins
3 8 (3.52%) Maven
4 7 (3.08%) JUnit
4 7 (3.08%) Eclipse
4 7 (3.08%) Mercurial
5 6 (2.64%) Git (software)
5 6 (2.64%) Gradle
5 6 (2.64%) Ant
6 5 (2.20%) Cucumber
7 4 (1.76%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.32%) TestDirector
9 2 (0.88%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.88%) Hudson
10 1 (0.44%) Cobertura
10 1 (0.44%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.44%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.44%) Selenium
10 1 (0.44%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 76 (33.48%) Finance
2 55 (24.23%) Banking
3 26 (11.45%) Investment Banking
4 8 (3.52%) Retail
5 6 (2.64%) Marketing
6 4 (1.76%) Front Office
6 4 (1.76%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.32%) Advertising
7 3 (1.32%) Publishing
8 2 (0.88%) Games
8 2 (0.88%) Back Office
8 2 (0.88%) Legal
9 1 (0.44%) German Language
9 1 (0.44%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.44%) Automotive
9 1 (0.44%) Law
Job Titles
1 82 (36.12%) Developer
2 41 (18.06%) Architect
3 37 (16.30%) Java Developer
4 32 (14.10%) Analyst
5 22 (9.69%) Hadoop Developer
6 17 (7.49%) Data Scientist
7 14 (6.17%) Data Analyst
8 12 (5.29%) Data Architect
9 11 (4.85%) Scala Developer
10 10 (4.41%) Technical Architect
10 10 (4.41%) Senior Developer
11 9 (3.96%) Big Data Developer
12 8 (3.52%) Consultant
12 8 (3.52%) Development Manager
12 8 (3.52%) Business Analyst
13 7 (3.08%) Project Manager
13 7 (3.08%) Data Manager
13 7 (3.08%) Senior Java Developer
13 7 (3.08%) Data Administrator
13 7 (3.08%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (8.81%) Spring
2 15 (6.61%) Web Services
3 14 (6.17%) HTML
4 13 (5.73%) JSON
5 12 (5.29%) RESTful
5 12 (5.29%) HTML5
5 12 (5.29%) JMS
5 12 (5.29%) Kafka
6 11 (4.85%) J2EE
7 10 (4.41%) Hibernate
7 10 (4.41%) Akka
8 9 (3.96%) .NET
9 8 (3.52%) CSS
10 7 (3.08%) XML
11 6 (2.64%) Ajax
11 6 (2.64%) Java EE
12 5 (2.20%) REST
12 5 (2.20%) WPF
12 5 (2.20%) jQuery
12 5 (2.20%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 40 (17.62%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (8.37%) Statistics
3 13 (5.73%) Credit Risk
3 13 (5.73%) Visualisation
4 10 (4.41%) Computer Science
4 10 (4.41%) Management Information System
4 10 (4.41%) Algorithms
5 9 (3.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 8 (3.52%) Data Structures
6 8 (3.52%) Mobile App
7 7 (3.08%) Fixed Income
8 6 (2.64%) Market Risk
9 4 (1.76%) User Experience
10 3 (1.32%) Data Integration
10 3 (1.32%) Clustering
10 3 (1.32%) Equities
10 3 (1.32%) Credit Derivative
10 3 (1.32%) Replication
10 3 (1.32%) Mathematics
10 3 (1.32%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 42 (18.50%) Linux
2 27 (11.89%) UNIX
3 11 (4.85%) Windows
4 8 (3.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.88%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (35.68%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (19.82%) Analytics
3 38 (16.74%) Open Source
4 36 (15.86%) TDD
5 26 (11.45%) Scrum
6 24 (10.57%) Data Modelling
7 21 (9.25%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (9.25%) MapReduce
8 19 (8.37%) BDD
9 18 (7.93%) DevOps
9 18 (7.93%) Data Analysis
10 17 (7.49%) OO
10 17 (7.49%) Software Engineering
10 17 (7.49%) SDLC
11 16 (7.05%) ETL
11 16 (7.05%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (6.17%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (5.73%) Project Management
13 13 (5.73%) Data Analytics
14 11 (4.85%) Big Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 105 (46.26%) Java
2 46 (20.26%) SQL
3 42 (18.50%) Scala
4 24 (10.57%) Python
5 18 (7.93%) JavaScript
6 17 (7.49%) R
7 12 (5.29%) C#
8 10 (4.41%) Bash Shell
9 9 (3.96%) C++
10 8 (3.52%) PHP
11 7 (3.08%) Ruby
12 6 (2.64%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.76%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.88%) Perl
14 2 (0.88%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.88%) Spark SQL
15 1 (0.44%) F#
15 1 (0.44%) C
15 1 (0.44%) Clojure
15 1 (0.44%) sed
Qualifications
1 19 (8.37%) Degree
2 10 (4.41%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.96%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.32%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.32%) ISEB
4 3 (1.32%) PhD
4 3 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.88%) PMP
5 2 (0.88%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.88%) CISSP
5 2 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.88%) CCNA
5 2 (0.88%) CISM
6 1 (0.44%) CCSA
6 1 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.44%) JNCIA
6 1 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.44%) RHCE
6 1 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.44%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.08%) QA
2 2 (0.88%) COBIT
3 1 (0.44%) Basel III
3 1 (0.44%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.44%) SLA
3 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (11.45%) HDFS
2 7 (3.08%) Apache Flume
3 4 (1.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.88%) Docker
5 1 (0.44%) GPFS
5 1 (0.44%) Platform Symphony
5 1 (0.44%) KVM
5 1 (0.44%) NFS
5 1 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (4.85%) Puppet
2 9 (3.96%) Vagrant
3 8 (3.52%) Oozie
4 6 (2.64%) Mesos
5 3 (1.32%) Ansible
6 2 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.44%) SELinux
7 1 (0.44%) logstash
7 1 (0.44%) Kibana
7 1 (0.44%) Chukwa
7 1 (0.44%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.44%) FreeIPA
7 1 (0.44%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.44%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.44%) yum
Vendors
1 33 (14.54%) Oracle
2 19 (8.37%) Cloudera
3 17 (7.49%) Microsoft
4 9 (3.96%) Red Hat
4 9 (3.96%) Atlassian
5 7 (3.08%) Alteryx
5 7 (3.08%) Teradata
6 5 (2.20%) Netezza
6 5 (2.20%) Tableau
7 4 (1.76%) Vertica
7 4 (1.76%) MapR
7 4 (1.76%) Splunk
7 4 (1.76%) PeopleSoft
8 3 (1.32%) Cognos
8 3 (1.32%) Greenplum
9 2 (0.88%) WorldPay
9 2 (0.88%) Actian
9 2 (0.88%) Intel
9 2 (0.88%) IBM
9 2 (0.88%) Informatica
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