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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 54 92 122
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +30
Contract jobs citing Big Data 137 101 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.01% 2.19% 1.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.69% 8.25% 6.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 90 72
Median daily rate £575 £563 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £411 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £700 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £33.33 -
% change year-on-year
+35.01% -
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
873 1224 1345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 25.53% 26.56% 22.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 695 975 1028
Median daily rate £475 £475 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £613 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -15.73%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.07 £33.55 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+7.51% +41.26%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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.

1 124 (58.77%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (53.08%) Hadoop
3 103 (48.82%) Java
4 74 (35.07%) SQL
4 74 (35.07%) Apache Spark
5 67 (31.75%) Scala
6 63 (29.86%) Scrum
7 55 (26.07%) Finance
8 48 (22.75%) TDD
9 47 (22.27%) MongoDB
9 47 (22.27%) Analytics
10 44 (20.85%) Banking
11 43 (20.38%) Business Intelligence
12 42 (19.91%) Continuous Integration
13 39 (18.48%) Amazon AWS
14 38 (18.01%) ETL
15 36 (17.06%) DevOps
16 35 (16.59%) Python
17 34 (16.11%) Linux
17 34 (16.11%) SQL Server
17 34 (16.11%) Web Services
17 34 (16.11%) Apache Hive
18 32 (15.17%) Apache Cassandra
18 32 (15.17%) BDD
19 31 (14.69%) Git (software)
20 30 (14.22%) QA
21 29 (13.74%) JavaScript
22 28 (13.27%) Automated Testing
23 26 (12.32%) Data Warehouse
24 25 (11.85%) Software Engineering

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 74 (35.07%) Apache Spark
2 16 (7.58%) Apache
3 11 (5.21%) Apache Pig
4 8 (3.79%) Oracle Coherence
5 6 (2.84%) SAS
6 5 (2.37%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (1.90%) Confluence
8 1 (0.47%) GemFire
8 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (2.84%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.47%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 39 (18.48%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.79%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (3.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.37%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (1.90%) GitHub
5 2 (0.95%) Amazon Kinesis
5 2 (0.95%) SaaS
6 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.47%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.47%) AWS OpsWorks
6 1 (0.47%) Google Compute Engine
6 1 (0.47%) IaaS
6 1 (0.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.32%) FTP
2 5 (2.37%) HTTP
3 4 (1.90%) DNS
4 3 (1.42%) Firewall
4 3 (1.42%) Network Security
5 2 (0.95%) Internet
5 2 (0.95%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.47%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (53.08%) Hadoop
2 47 (22.27%) MongoDB
3 34 (16.11%) Apache Hive
3 34 (16.11%) SQL Server
4 32 (15.17%) Apache Cassandra
5 26 (12.32%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (7.58%) HBase
6 16 (7.58%) NoSQL
7 14 (6.64%) Relational Database
8 12 (5.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (5.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 9 (4.27%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (4.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (3.32%) Data Lake
12 6 (2.84%) Amazon Redshift
13 5 (2.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 5 (2.37%) CouchDB
13 5 (2.37%) OLAP
13 5 (2.37%) Spark SQL
14 4 (1.90%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 31 (14.69%) Git (software)
2 25 (11.85%) JIRA
3 15 (7.11%) Gradle
4 14 (6.64%) IntelliJ
5 11 (5.21%) Cucumber
5 11 (5.21%) Jenkins
6 8 (3.79%) JBehave
6 8 (3.79%) JUnit
6 8 (3.79%) Subversion
7 7 (3.32%) Maven
8 6 (2.84%) Selenium
8 6 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (2.84%) TeamCity
8 6 (2.84%) WebDriver
9 4 (1.90%) ERwin
9 4 (1.90%) JSUnit
9 4 (1.90%) PHPUnit
10 2 (0.95%) Ant
10 2 (0.95%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.95%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 55 (26.07%) Finance
2 44 (20.85%) Banking
3 22 (10.43%) Investment Banking
4 20 (9.48%) Front Office
5 18 (8.53%) Retail
6 10 (4.74%) Legal
7 9 (4.27%) Financial Institution
8 8 (3.79%) Marketing
9 5 (2.37%) Telecoms
10 4 (1.90%) Games
11 3 (1.42%) Electronics
11 3 (1.42%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.95%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.95%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 108 (51.18%) Developer
2 61 (28.91%) Java Developer
3 41 (19.43%) Big Data Developer
4 32 (15.17%) Architect
5 31 (14.69%) Scala Developer
6 25 (11.85%) Senior Developer
7 24 (11.37%) Java Scala Developer
8 22 (10.43%) Senior Java Developer
9 16 (7.58%) Data Engineer
10 15 (7.11%) Apache Spark Developer
10 15 (7.11%) Big Data Engineer
11 13 (6.16%) Hadoop Engineer
12 12 (5.69%) Data Architect
12 12 (5.69%) Hadoop Developer
12 12 (5.69%) Senior Big Data Developer
12 12 (5.69%) Solutions Architect
13 11 (5.21%) Full Stack Developer
14 10 (4.74%) Analyst
14 10 (4.74%) Big Data Architect
14 10 (4.74%) Senior Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (16.11%) Web Services
2 24 (11.37%) HTML
3 20 (9.48%) HTML5
4 19 (9.00%) AngularJS
5 18 (8.53%) Akka
5 18 (8.53%) Node.js
6 17 (8.06%) CSS
6 17 (8.06%) Dropwizard
7 16 (7.58%) Kafka
7 16 (7.58%) Play Framework
8 15 (7.11%) REST
9 14 (6.64%) Hystrix
9 14 (6.64%) Scalatra
10 13 (6.16%) XML
11 11 (5.21%) JSON
12 9 (4.27%) .NET
12 9 (4.27%) JMS
12 9 (4.27%) React
13 8 (3.79%) Spring
14 6 (2.84%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.90%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (7.58%) Equities
3 12 (5.69%) Management Information System
3 12 (5.69%) Market Risk
3 12 (5.69%) Statistics
4 11 (5.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 9 (4.27%) Computer Science
5 9 (4.27%) Data Centre
6 8 (3.79%) Fixed Income
7 7 (3.32%) Derivative
8 6 (2.84%) Fintech
8 6 (2.84%) User Experience
8 6 (2.84%) Visualisation
9 5 (2.37%) Credit Risk
9 5 (2.37%) Data Integration
9 5 (2.37%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 4 (1.90%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.90%) Biometrics
11 3 (1.42%) Digital Media
11 3 (1.42%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 34 (16.11%) Linux
2 14 (6.64%) Unix
3 9 (4.27%) Windows
4 6 (2.84%) Ubuntu
5 5 (2.37%) AIX
5 5 (2.37%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.47%) Android
7 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (58.77%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (29.86%) Scrum
3 48 (22.75%) TDD
4 47 (22.27%) Analytics
5 43 (20.38%) Business Intelligence
6 42 (19.91%) Continuous Integration
7 38 (18.01%) ETL
8 36 (17.06%) DevOps
9 32 (15.17%) BDD
10 28 (13.27%) Automated Testing
11 25 (11.85%) Software Engineering
12 21 (9.95%) E-Commerce
13 20 (9.48%) Risk Management
13 20 (9.48%) SOA
14 19 (9.00%) Kanban
14 19 (9.00%) Pair Programming
15 17 (8.06%) Data Modelling
15 17 (8.06%) Web Development
16 16 (7.58%) Front End Development
16 16 (7.58%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 103 (48.82%) Java
2 74 (35.07%) SQL
3 67 (31.75%) Scala
4 35 (16.59%) Python
5 29 (13.74%) JavaScript
6 19 (9.00%) R
7 11 (5.21%) Shell Script
8 10 (4.74%) PHP
9 9 (4.27%) T-SQL
10 7 (3.32%) Haskell
10 7 (3.32%) Ruby
11 6 (2.84%) C#
12 5 (2.37%) Go
12 5 (2.37%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.95%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.95%) Perl
13 2 (0.95%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.95%) VBA
14 1 (0.47%) Groovy
14 1 (0.47%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 10 (4.74%) Security Cleared
2 8 (3.79%) Degree
3 7 (3.32%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.95%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.95%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.47%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.47%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.47%) PhD
5 1 (0.47%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (14.22%) QA
2 5 (2.37%) Data Quality
System Software
1 25 (11.85%) HDFS
2 8 (3.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 6 (2.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.37%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.37%) Docker
4 5 (2.37%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.95%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.47%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (4.74%) Puppet
2 3 (1.42%) Ansible
3 2 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.47%) Ambari
4 1 (0.47%) ArcSight ESM
4 1 (0.47%) Control-M
4 1 (0.47%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.47%) MOM
4 1 (0.47%) Oozie
Vendors
1 16 (7.58%) Oracle
2 14 (6.64%) New Relic
3 12 (5.69%) Tableau
4 11 (5.21%) Teradata
5 9 (4.27%) IBM
6 8 (3.79%) Hortonworks
6 8 (3.79%) MicroStrategy
6 8 (3.79%) SAP
7 6 (2.84%) Google
7 6 (2.84%) Informatica
7 6 (2.84%) VMware
8 5 (2.37%) Bloomberg
8 5 (2.37%) Citrix
8 5 (2.37%) Cloudera
8 5 (2.37%) Dell
8 5 (2.37%) HP
8 5 (2.37%) Reuters
9 4 (1.90%) Cognos
9 4 (1.90%) Microsoft
9 4 (1.90%) Netezza
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