The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the City of London region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 130 173 212
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +39
Contract jobs citing Big Data 77 48 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.31% 0.68% 0.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.70% 2.98% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 42 8
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£550 £494 £510
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.39% -3.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £327 £440
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £400 £419
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1351 1612 1606
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.91% 22.69% 20.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1026 1188 1192
Average daily rate £450 £433 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.04% +1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £315 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 20 15
Average hourly rate £27.50 £51.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.07% +36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £13.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.03 £52.50 £50.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Big Data
London

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 66 (46.15%) Hadoop
2 47 (32.87%) Java
3 45 (31.47%) Analytics
4 43 (30.07%) SQL
5 35 (24.48%) Python
6 34 (23.78%) Data Warehouse
6 34 (23.78%) MongoDB
7 27 (18.88%) Data Modelling
8 26 (18.18%) ETL
8 26 (18.18%) Finance
8 26 (18.18%) Apache Hive
9 25 (17.48%) Oracle
10 24 (16.78%) Business Intelligence
11 23 (16.08%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (16.08%) Degree
12 22 (15.38%) Teradata
12 22 (15.38%) MapReduce
12 22 (15.38%) Apache Pig
13 20 (13.99%) NoSQL
14 18 (12.59%) Apache Cassandra
14 18 (12.59%) Computer Science
15 16 (11.19%) Microsoft
15 16 (11.19%) Linux
15 16 (11.19%) SQL Server
16 15 (10.49%) Data Mining
16 15 (10.49%) Banking
17 14 (9.79%) TDD
18 13 (9.09%) Scrum
18 13 (9.09%) Open Source
19 12 (8.39%) HBase

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 22 (15.38%) Apache Pig
2 11 (7.69%) SAS
3 5 (3.50%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (2.80%) Apache
5 2 (1.40%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.40%) IIS
5 2 (1.40%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.40%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.40%) GemFire
6 1 (0.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (2.80%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.10%) SPSS
3 1 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.70%) InDesign
3 1 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.80%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.40%) SiteCatalyst
2 2 (1.40%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 2 (1.40%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.70%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (2.10%) PaaS
2 2 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.70%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.70%) GitHub
3 1 (0.70%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.10%) Internet
2 1 (0.70%) MPLS
2 1 (0.70%) Firewall
2 1 (0.70%) Network Security
2 1 (0.70%) LAN
2 1 (0.70%) WAN
2 1 (0.70%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.70%) VPN
2 1 (0.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (46.15%) Hadoop
2 34 (23.78%) MongoDB
2 34 (23.78%) Data Warehouse
3 26 (18.18%) Apache Hive
4 20 (13.99%) NoSQL
5 18 (12.59%) Apache Cassandra
6 16 (11.19%) SQL Server
7 15 (10.49%) Data Mining
8 12 (8.39%) HBase
9 10 (6.99%) Relational Database
9 10 (6.99%) Star Schema
10 9 (6.29%) MySQL
11 8 (5.59%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (5.59%) Oracle Database
12 7 (4.90%) DataStage
12 7 (4.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (4.20%) Sqoop
13 6 (4.20%) Mahout
14 5 (3.50%) QlikView
14 5 (3.50%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (3.50%) JIRA
2 4 (2.80%) Talend Open Studio
2 4 (2.80%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.80%) Cucumber
2 4 (2.80%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.10%) TeamCity
3 3 (2.10%) JUnit
4 2 (1.40%) RSpec
4 2 (1.40%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (1.40%) Axure RP
4 2 (1.40%) Maven
5 1 (0.70%) Mockito
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.70%) Hudson
5 1 (0.70%) ERwin
5 1 (0.70%) JMeter
5 1 (0.70%) Subversion
5 1 (0.70%) WATIR
General
1 26 (18.18%) Finance
2 15 (10.49%) Banking
3 9 (6.29%) Marketing
4 8 (5.59%) Retail
5 7 (4.90%) Investment Banking
5 7 (4.90%) Games
6 4 (2.80%) Front Office
7 3 (2.10%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.10%) Publishing
8 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.70%) Advertising
8 1 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.70%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.70%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (28.67%) Developer
2 24 (16.78%) Analyst
2 24 (16.78%) Architect
3 14 (9.79%) Data Architect
4 12 (8.39%) Java Developer
5 11 (7.69%) Data Analyst
6 9 (6.29%) Project Manager
6 9 (6.29%) Data Scientist
7 8 (5.59%) Consultant
8 6 (4.20%) Business Analyst
8 6 (4.20%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (4.20%) Data Consultant
9 5 (3.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 5 (3.50%) ETL Developer
9 5 (3.50%) Test Leader
9 5 (3.50%) Big Data Developer
10 4 (2.80%) Big Data Consultant
10 4 (2.80%) Hadoop Developer
10 4 (2.80%) Mobility Architect
10 4 (2.80%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (15.38%) MapReduce
2 11 (7.69%) HTML
3 8 (5.59%) HTML5
4 7 (4.90%) XML
5 6 (4.20%) .NET
5 6 (4.20%) CSS
6 5 (3.50%) MEAP
7 4 (2.80%) Web Services
8 3 (2.10%) RESTful
8 3 (2.10%) JSP
8 3 (2.10%) REST
8 3 (2.10%) Natural Language Processing
8 3 (2.10%) Kafka
8 3 (2.10%) Apache Avro
8 3 (2.10%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (2.10%) Lucene
8 3 (2.10%) Spring
9 2 (1.40%) JSON
9 2 (1.40%) Apache Camel
9 2 (1.40%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.59%) Computer Science
2 13 (9.09%) Open Source
3 10 (6.99%) Mathematics
4 8 (5.59%) Mobile App
4 8 (5.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (5.59%) Management Information System
5 7 (4.90%) Data Integration
6 6 (4.20%) Visualisation
6 6 (4.20%) Statistics
7 5 (3.50%) Physics
8 4 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.80%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (2.10%) Economics
10 2 (1.40%) Derivative
10 2 (1.40%) Fixed Income
10 2 (1.40%) Neural Network
10 2 (1.40%) Freedom of Information
10 2 (1.40%) GIS
10 2 (1.40%) Freedom of Information Act
10 2 (1.40%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 16 (11.19%) Linux
2 12 (8.39%) UNIX
3 8 (5.59%) Apple iOS
4 6 (4.20%) Windows
4 6 (4.20%) Android
5 2 (1.40%) AIX
5 2 (1.40%) HPUX
5 2 (1.40%) Solaris
6 1 (0.70%) CentOS
6 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.70%) Fedora
6 1 (0.70%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.70%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (31.47%) Analytics
2 27 (18.88%) Data Modelling
3 26 (18.18%) ETL
4 24 (16.78%) Business Intelligence
5 23 (16.08%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (9.79%) TDD
7 13 (9.09%) Scrum
8 12 (8.39%) Project Management
9 11 (7.69%) TOGAF
9 11 (7.69%) Data Management
9 11 (7.69%) BDD
9 11 (7.69%) Kimball Methodology
9 11 (7.69%) Inmon Methodology
10 10 (6.99%) Data Analysis
11 9 (6.29%) Data Architecture
11 9 (6.29%) OO
12 8 (5.59%) E-Commerce
12 8 (5.59%) Test Strategy
12 8 (5.59%) Machine Learning
12 8 (5.59%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 47 (32.87%) Java
2 43 (30.07%) SQL
3 35 (24.48%) Python
4 11 (7.69%) T-SQL
4 11 (7.69%) R
5 9 (6.29%) C++
5 9 (6.29%) Perl
5 9 (6.29%) Scala
6 8 (5.59%) JavaScript
7 6 (4.20%) C#
8 5 (3.50%) Ruby
9 3 (2.10%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.10%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.10%) MATLAB
9 3 (2.10%) C
9 3 (2.10%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.40%) Clojure
10 2 (1.40%) Erlang
10 2 (1.40%) Groovy
10 2 (1.40%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (16.08%) Degree
2 6 (4.20%) PhD
3 5 (3.50%) ISEB
4 3 (2.10%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.40%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.40%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.70%) MCT
6 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.10%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.40%) SLA
3 1 (0.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (5.59%) HDFS
2 2 (1.40%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.40%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.70%) Platform Symphony
3 1 (0.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (4.20%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (3.50%) Oozie
3 4 (2.80%) Puppet
4 3 (2.10%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.70%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.70%) YUM
5 1 (0.70%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.70%) Ansible
Vendors
1 25 (17.48%) Oracle
2 22 (15.38%) Teradata
3 16 (11.19%) Microsoft
4 10 (6.99%) Tableau
5 9 (6.29%) Business Objects
6 8 (5.59%) Informatica
7 6 (4.20%) Google
8 5 (3.50%) Netezza
8 5 (3.50%) IBM
8 5 (3.50%) Vertica
9 4 (2.80%) Talend
9 4 (2.80%) Splunk
9 4 (2.80%) Greenplum
9 4 (2.80%) Omniture
9 4 (2.80%) Ab Initio
10 3 (2.10%) VMware
10 3 (2.10%) MicroStrategy
10 3 (2.10%) SAP
10 3 (2.10%) Adobe
11 2 (1.40%) Cognos
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