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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 88 130 161
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +31
Contract jobs citing Big Data 113 78 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.05% 1.24% 0.68%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.11% 5.47% 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 58 38
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£573 £525 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.04% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £368 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £734 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £58.37 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - -
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
1393 1427 1423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 25.30% 22.76% 22.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1097 1061 1089
Average daily rate £450 £450 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £301 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 5
Average hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £39.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -30.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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 5 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Big Data across the City of London region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Big Data Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 115 (52.04%) Hadoop
2 101 (45.70%) Java
3 91 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (28.96%) Finance
4 64 (28.96%) Analytics
5 63 (28.51%) SQL
6 54 (24.43%) Data Warehouse
6 54 (24.43%) Banking
7 43 (19.46%) Apache Hive
8 37 (16.74%) Apache Spark
9 35 (15.84%) TDD
10 34 (15.38%) Data Modelling
10 34 (15.38%) Oracle
11 33 (14.93%) Business Intelligence
11 33 (14.93%) MapReduce
12 32 (14.48%) Python
13 28 (12.67%) Investment Banking
13 28 (12.67%) Scala
14 24 (10.86%) Visualisation
14 24 (10.86%) Data Analysis
15 23 (10.41%) SQL Server
15 23 (10.41%) Analytical Skills
16 22 (9.95%) Apache Pig
16 22 (9.95%) Scrum
17 21 (9.50%) Linux
17 21 (9.50%) NoSQL
18 20 (9.05%) MongoDB
18 20 (9.05%) BDD
18 20 (9.05%) R
19 19 (8.60%) ETL

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 37 (16.74%) Apache Spark
2 22 (9.95%) Apache Pig
3 18 (8.14%) Apache
4 14 (6.33%) SAS
5 6 (2.71%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.26%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.36%) Mule
8 2 (0.90%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.90%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.90%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.90%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (0.90%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.45%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.45%) Confluence
9 1 (0.45%) Mule ESB
9 1 (0.45%) CMS
9 1 (0.45%) IIS
9 1 (0.45%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (3.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.90%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.90%) SPSS
2 2 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.45%) Weka
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) MultiFonds
1 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (4.98%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (4.07%) Amazon EMR
4 6 (2.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 6 (2.71%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.36%) AMQP
1 3 (1.36%) Internet
2 2 (0.90%) LDAP
2 2 (0.90%) LAN
2 2 (0.90%) WAN
2 2 (0.90%) Kerberos
2 2 (0.90%) VPN
3 1 (0.45%) NetScaler
3 1 (0.45%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.45%) VLAN
3 1 (0.45%) Firewall
3 1 (0.45%) MPLS
3 1 (0.45%) X.509
3 1 (0.45%) SSL
3 1 (0.45%) DNS
3 1 (0.45%) SNMP
3 1 (0.45%) SAN
3 1 (0.45%) SMTP
3 1 (0.45%) DHCP
3 1 (0.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (52.04%) Hadoop
2 54 (24.43%) Data Warehouse
3 43 (19.46%) Apache Hive
4 23 (10.41%) SQL Server
5 21 (9.50%) NoSQL
6 20 (9.05%) MongoDB
7 18 (8.14%) Relational Database
8 16 (7.24%) Apache Cassandra
9 15 (6.79%) HBase
10 14 (6.33%) QlikView
11 12 (5.43%) Impala
12 10 (4.52%) PostgreSQL
13 9 (4.07%) RDBMS
13 9 (4.07%) MySQL
14 8 (3.62%) DB2
15 6 (2.71%) Data Mining
15 6 (2.71%) Mahout
16 5 (2.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 4 (1.81%) Couchbase
17 4 (1.81%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (4.07%) Jenkins
2 6 (2.71%) Subversion
3 5 (2.26%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.81%) Cucumber
5 3 (1.36%) Maven
6 2 (0.90%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.90%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.90%) Ant
6 2 (0.90%) JUnit
6 2 (0.90%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (0.90%) JIRA
6 2 (0.90%) Selenium
6 2 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.45%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.45%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.45%) Hudson
7 1 (0.45%) PyUnit
7 1 (0.45%) Gradle
7 1 (0.45%) Log4j
7 1 (0.45%) TestDirector
General
1 64 (28.96%) Finance
2 54 (24.43%) Banking
3 28 (12.67%) Investment Banking
4 12 (5.43%) Marketing
5 8 (3.62%) Retail
6 7 (3.17%) Front Office
7 5 (2.26%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.26%) Advertising
8 4 (1.81%) Legal
9 3 (1.36%) Back Office
10 2 (0.90%) Publishing
10 2 (0.90%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.45%) French Language
11 1 (0.45%) German Language
11 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.45%) Electronics
11 1 (0.45%) Law
11 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 83 (37.56%) Developer
2 35 (15.84%) Architect
3 33 (14.93%) Java Developer
4 29 (13.12%) Analyst
5 22 (9.95%) Hadoop Developer
6 16 (7.24%) Data Scientist
7 14 (6.33%) Business Analyst
8 13 (5.88%) Senior Developer
9 12 (5.43%) Consultant
9 12 (5.43%) Data Architect
10 11 (4.98%) Scala Developer
10 11 (4.98%) Big Data Developer
11 10 (4.52%) Data Analyst
12 8 (3.62%) Project Manager
12 8 (3.62%) Solutions Architect
12 8 (3.62%) Data Consultant
12 8 (3.62%) Big Data Architect
13 7 (3.17%) QlikView Developer
14 6 (2.71%) Big Data Consultant
15 5 (2.26%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (8.60%) Spring
2 16 (7.24%) J2EE
3 14 (6.33%) HTML
4 13 (5.88%) Akka
4 13 (5.88%) Hibernate
5 12 (5.43%) XML
6 11 (4.98%) HTML5
6 11 (4.98%) Kafka
7 10 (4.52%) REST
8 9 (4.07%) Web Services
9 8 (3.62%) jQuery
10 7 (3.17%) CSS
11 6 (2.71%) XSL
11 6 (2.71%) Ajax
11 6 (2.71%) RESTful
12 5 (2.26%) Java EE
12 5 (2.26%) .NET
12 5 (2.26%) XSD
13 4 (1.81%) JMS
13 4 (1.81%) Apache Avro
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.86%) Visualisation
2 23 (10.41%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (8.14%) Statistics
3 18 (8.14%) Open Source
4 13 (5.88%) Credit Risk
4 13 (5.88%) Algorithms
5 10 (4.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 10 (4.52%) Market Risk
6 7 (3.17%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.71%) Fixed Income
7 6 (2.71%) Mathematics
7 6 (2.71%) Data Integration
8 5 (2.26%) Data Structures
8 5 (2.26%) Digital Media
8 5 (2.26%) Mobile App
8 5 (2.26%) Equities
9 3 (1.36%) Social Media
9 3 (1.36%) User Experience
9 3 (1.36%) Derivative
10 2 (0.90%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 21 (9.50%) Linux
2 11 (4.98%) UNIX
3 6 (2.71%) Windows
4 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (28.96%) Analytics
3 35 (15.84%) TDD
4 34 (15.38%) Data Modelling
5 33 (14.93%) Business Intelligence
5 33 (14.93%) MapReduce
6 24 (10.86%) Data Analysis
7 22 (9.95%) Scrum
8 20 (9.05%) BDD
9 19 (8.60%) ETL
9 19 (8.60%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (7.69%) Data Architecture
10 17 (7.69%) Project Management
11 15 (6.79%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (6.33%) OO
13 12 (5.43%) Mentoring
13 12 (5.43%) Data Visualisation
13 12 (5.43%) Multithreading
14 11 (4.98%) Data Analytics
14 11 (4.98%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 101 (45.70%) Java
2 63 (28.51%) SQL
3 32 (14.48%) Python
4 28 (12.67%) Scala
5 20 (9.05%) R
6 15 (6.79%) C++
7 13 (5.88%) C#
8 12 (5.43%) JavaScript
9 7 (3.17%) T-SQL
10 6 (2.71%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.36%) Haskell
12 2 (0.90%) VBA
12 2 (0.90%) PHP
12 2 (0.90%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.90%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.90%) Clojure
12 2 (0.90%) SAS Macro
13 1 (0.45%) XPath
13 1 (0.45%) F#
13 1 (0.45%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 18 (8.14%) Degree
2 6 (2.71%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.81%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.36%) PhD
5 2 (0.90%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certified Master
6 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certified Architect
6 1 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.45%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.45%) CCNA
6 1 (0.45%) ISEB
6 1 (0.45%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.45%) PMP
6 1 (0.45%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.26%) QA
2 2 (0.90%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (0.90%) Basel III
3 1 (0.45%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.45%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (7.24%) HDFS
2 9 (4.07%) Apache Flume
3 7 (3.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.45%) XenServer
5 1 (0.45%) vSphere
5 1 (0.45%) Platform Symphony
5 1 (0.45%) vCloud
5 1 (0.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (4.07%) Oozie
2 6 (2.71%) Mesos
3 5 (2.26%) Puppet
4 4 (1.81%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.36%) Vagrant
5 3 (1.36%) Ambari
6 2 (0.90%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (0.90%) yum
Vendors
1 34 (15.38%) Oracle
2 17 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 14 (6.33%) Teradata
4 11 (4.98%) Tableau
4 11 (4.98%) Cloudera
5 5 (2.26%) Vertica
5 5 (2.26%) Business Objects
5 5 (2.26%) SAP
6 4 (1.81%) TIBCO
7 3 (1.36%) Hortonworks
7 3 (1.36%) MapR
7 3 (1.36%) Netezza
7 3 (1.36%) Adobe
7 3 (1.36%) Intel
7 3 (1.36%) Cognos
8 2 (0.90%) Sybase
8 2 (0.90%) Cisco
8 2 (0.90%) IBM
8 2 (0.90%) i2
8 2 (0.90%) Alteryx
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