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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 93 165 138
Rank change year-on-year
+72 -27
Contract jobs citing Big Data 109 43 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.15% 0.73% 0.96%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.28% 3.01% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 37 48
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£575 £495 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.16% +4.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £383 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £610 £583
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £565 £378
% change year-on-year
-15.92% +49.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 - -
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
1174 1430 1369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 23.12% 24.18% 24.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 934 1061 1063
Average daily rate £430 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 6
Average hourly rate £36.00 £94.25 £49.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.80% +92.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -8.33%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 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.

1 108 (53.47%) Hadoop
2 91 (45.05%) Java
3 83 (41.09%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (31.68%) SQL
5 52 (25.74%) Analytics
6 48 (23.76%) Banking
7 45 (22.28%) Finance
8 36 (17.82%) Oracle
8 36 (17.82%) Apache Spark
8 36 (17.82%) Apache Hive
9 35 (17.33%) Python
10 34 (16.83%) Data Warehouse
11 31 (15.35%) NoSQL
12 30 (14.85%) Scala
12 30 (14.85%) MapReduce
12 30 (14.85%) Data Modelling
13 26 (12.87%) TDD
13 26 (12.87%) Investment Banking
13 26 (12.87%) Analytical Skills
14 25 (12.38%) ETL
15 24 (11.88%) Linux
15 24 (11.88%) Business Intelligence
15 24 (11.88%) MongoDB
16 21 (10.40%) Scrum
17 19 (9.41%) Data Analysis
17 19 (9.41%) C#
17 19 (9.41%) HTML
18 18 (8.91%) C++
18 18 (8.91%) Visualisation
18 18 (8.91%) Apache Pig

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 36 (17.82%) Apache Spark
2 18 (8.91%) Apache Pig
3 17 (8.42%) Apache
4 13 (6.44%) SAS
5 10 (4.95%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (2.97%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.99%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.99%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.99%) Node.js
7 2 (0.99%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (0.99%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.50%) Mule
8 1 (0.50%) Jetty
8 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.50%) CMS
8 1 (0.50%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (2.48%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (1.49%) SPSS
3 1 (0.50%) Weka
3 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.49%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.94%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (5.45%) Amazon EMR
3 9 (4.46%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (2.97%) Amazon S3
5 4 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.99%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.99%) AWS Data Pipeline
8 1 (0.50%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.98%) AMQP
2 3 (1.49%) Internet
3 2 (0.99%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.99%) Network Security
4 1 (0.50%) LDAP
4 1 (0.50%) DHCP
4 1 (0.50%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.50%) VPN
4 1 (0.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (53.47%) Hadoop
2 36 (17.82%) Apache Hive
3 34 (16.83%) Data Warehouse
4 31 (15.35%) NoSQL
5 24 (11.88%) MongoDB
6 15 (7.43%) Relational Database
7 14 (6.93%) Apache Cassandra
8 13 (6.44%) SQL Server
9 11 (5.45%) HBase
10 10 (4.95%) RDBMS
10 10 (4.95%) QlikView
11 7 (3.47%) MySQL
12 6 (2.97%) Data Mining
12 6 (2.97%) MarkLogic
12 6 (2.97%) Couchbase
13 5 (2.48%) Mahout
13 5 (2.48%) Impala
13 5 (2.48%) Oracle Database
13 5 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
14 4 (1.98%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (3.47%) Jenkins
1 7 (3.47%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.98%) Selenium
3 3 (1.49%) Subversion
3 3 (1.49%) Maven
3 3 (1.49%) JIRA
4 2 (0.99%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (0.99%) JUnit
4 2 (0.99%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.99%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.50%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.50%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.50%) Mockito
5 1 (0.50%) PyUnit
5 1 (0.50%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.50%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.50%) NUnit
General
1 48 (23.76%) Banking
2 45 (22.28%) Finance
3 26 (12.87%) Investment Banking
4 12 (5.94%) Marketing
5 5 (2.48%) Front Office
6 4 (1.98%) Back Office
7 3 (1.49%) Retail
7 3 (1.49%) Legal
7 3 (1.49%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.99%) Publishing
9 1 (0.50%) French Language
9 1 (0.50%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.50%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.50%) Games
9 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.50%) Law
9 1 (0.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 74 (36.63%) Developer
2 32 (15.84%) Architect
3 29 (14.36%) Analyst
4 21 (10.40%) Java Developer
5 16 (7.92%) Business Analyst
6 15 (7.43%) Data Architect
7 12 (5.94%) Data Scientist
8 11 (5.45%) Scala Developer
9 10 (4.95%) Data Analyst
9 10 (4.95%) Consultant
9 10 (4.95%) Big Data Developer
10 9 (4.46%) Hadoop Developer
10 9 (4.46%) Senior Developer
11 8 (3.96%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (3.96%) Data Consultant
11 8 (3.96%) Big Data Consultant
11 8 (3.96%) Big Data Architect
12 6 (2.97%) Risk Analyst
13 5 (2.48%) QlikView Developer
13 5 (2.48%) Market Risk Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (9.41%) HTML
2 15 (7.43%) HTML5
2 15 (7.43%) Spring
3 12 (5.94%) RESTful
4 11 (5.45%) jQuery
4 11 (5.45%) .NET
4 11 (5.45%) XML
5 10 (4.95%) Web Services
6 9 (4.46%) REST
6 9 (4.46%) CSS
7 8 (3.96%) Hibernate
7 8 (3.96%) Kafka
7 8 (3.96%) Akka
8 6 (2.97%) Apache Flex
8 6 (2.97%) Apache Avro
9 5 (2.48%) JSON
9 5 (2.48%) J2EE
10 4 (1.98%) RabbitMQ
10 4 (1.98%) Apache Camel
11 3 (1.49%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.87%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (8.91%) Visualisation
3 16 (7.92%) Open Source
4 14 (6.93%) Algorithms
5 12 (5.94%) Credit Risk
6 11 (5.45%) Statistics
7 10 (4.95%) Data Structures
8 9 (4.46%) Market Risk
8 9 (4.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (3.47%) Computer Science
10 6 (2.97%) User Experience
10 6 (2.97%) Digital Media
11 5 (2.48%) Mathematics
12 4 (1.98%) Fixed Income
12 4 (1.98%) FMCG
13 3 (1.49%) Social Media
13 3 (1.49%) Derivative
13 3 (1.49%) Equities
13 3 (1.49%) Client/Server
14 2 (0.99%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 24 (11.88%) Linux
2 15 (7.43%) UNIX
3 7 (3.47%) Windows
4 2 (0.99%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.50%) CentOS
5 1 (0.50%) Android
5 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.50%) Debian
5 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (41.09%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (25.74%) Analytics
3 30 (14.85%) MapReduce
3 30 (14.85%) Data Modelling
4 26 (12.87%) TDD
5 25 (12.38%) ETL
6 24 (11.88%) Business Intelligence
7 21 (10.40%) Scrum
8 19 (9.41%) Data Analysis
9 17 (8.42%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (6.93%) Mentoring
11 13 (6.44%) Data Architecture
11 13 (6.44%) Software Engineering
12 12 (5.94%) Risk Management
12 12 (5.94%) OO
12 12 (5.94%) BDD
13 9 (4.46%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (3.96%) CRM
14 8 (3.96%) SOA
14 8 (3.96%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 91 (45.05%) Java
2 64 (31.68%) SQL
3 35 (17.33%) Python
4 30 (14.85%) Scala
5 19 (9.41%) C#
6 18 (8.91%) C++
7 16 (7.92%) R
8 14 (6.93%) JavaScript
8 14 (6.93%) PL/SQL
9 8 (3.96%) Perl
10 5 (2.48%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.98%) Haskell
12 2 (0.99%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.99%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.99%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.50%) sed
13 1 (0.50%) Clojure
13 1 (0.50%) XPath
13 1 (0.50%) AWK
13 1 (0.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (6.44%) Degree
2 4 (1.98%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.49%) PhD
3 3 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.99%) MCT
5 1 (0.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.50%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.47%) QA
2 3 (1.49%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.99%) Basel III
3 2 (0.99%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (4.95%) Apache Flume
1 10 (4.95%) HDFS
2 6 (2.97%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (4.95%) Oozie
2 4 (1.98%) Puppet
2 4 (1.98%) Mesos
3 3 (1.49%) Hadoop YARN
3 3 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.99%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.99%) Ambari
5 1 (0.50%) yum
Vendors
1 36 (17.82%) Oracle
2 17 (8.42%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.46%) Cloudera
3 9 (4.46%) Adobe
4 8 (3.96%) Informatica
5 7 (3.47%) Teradata
6 6 (2.97%) Tableau
7 4 (1.98%) Sybase
7 4 (1.98%) SAP
7 4 (1.98%) Google
7 4 (1.98%) Vertica
8 3 (1.49%) Sysomos
8 3 (1.49%) GigaSpaces
8 3 (1.49%) Coremetrics
8 3 (1.49%) DoubleClick
8 3 (1.49%) Business Objects
9 2 (0.99%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.99%) Ab Initio
9 2 (0.99%) Netezza
9 2 (0.99%) Splunk
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