The table below looks at the statistics for the Big Data Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Big Data Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data Developer
Rank 478 536 544
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Big Data Developer 118 57 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.12% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.13% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 43 24
Average daily rate £500 £550 £508
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +8.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £438 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £475 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.05% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Big Data Developer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44628 44477 42797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.57% 94.45% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29078 28059 25830
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1591 1795 1920
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Big Data Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Big Data Developer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Big Data Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Big Data Developer
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Big Data Developer across the England region.

Big Data Developer Daily Rate Trend in England

Big Data Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Big Data Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Big Data Developer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Big Data Developer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +43 84 £550 -2.22% 31
South East +22 12 £475 +24.59% 2
West Midlands -5 8 £470 -
East of England - 7 £500 - 2
North West -14 4 £450 -10.00%
South West - 2 £450 - 2
Yorkshire - 1 £375 -
Big Data Developer
UK

Big Data Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Big Data Developer in their job title 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 with Big Data Developer in their job title.

1 233 (100.00%) Big Data
2 159 (68.24%) Hadoop
3 127 (54.51%) Agile Software Development
4 112 (48.07%) Java
5 105 (45.06%) Apache Spark
6 90 (38.63%) Scala
7 83 (35.62%) Apache Hive
8 69 (29.61%) Scrum
9 64 (27.47%) Python
10 61 (26.18%) TDD
11 51 (21.89%) SQL
12 47 (20.17%) NoSQL
13 44 (18.88%) HBase
14 43 (18.45%) Analytics
15 38 (16.31%) HDFS
15 38 (16.31%) Linux
16 37 (15.88%) ETL
17 36 (15.45%) Business Intelligence
18 33 (14.16%) Apache Cassandra
19 31 (13.30%) Kafka
19 31 (13.30%) Web Services
19 31 (13.30%) Banking
19 31 (13.30%) Continuous Integration
20 30 (12.88%) Kanban
20 30 (12.88%) Finance
20 30 (12.88%) Apache Pig
21 27 (11.59%) Pair Programming
22 26 (11.16%) MapReduce
23 25 (10.73%) RESTful
23 25 (10.73%) Amazon AWS

Big Data Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Big Data Developer in their job title 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 with Big Data Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 105 (45.06%) Apache Spark
2 30 (12.88%) Apache Pig
3 21 (9.01%) Apache
4 15 (6.44%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (3.86%) SAS
6 7 (3.00%) Apache Solr
7 5 (2.15%) Confluence
8 4 (1.72%) Node.js
9 3 (1.29%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.86%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.43%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (0.86%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.43%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) BigMachines
1 1 (0.43%) Eloqua
1 1 (0.43%) OpenX
Cloud Services
1 25 (10.73%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (6.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.72%) GitHub
4 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.86%) HTTP
1 2 (0.86%) Internet
1 2 (0.86%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.43%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 233 (100.00%) Big Data
2 159 (68.24%) Hadoop
3 83 (35.62%) Apache Hive
4 47 (20.17%) NoSQL
5 44 (18.88%) HBase
6 33 (14.16%) Apache Cassandra
7 24 (10.30%) Impala
8 21 (9.01%) Data Warehouse
8 21 (9.01%) Pentaho
9 19 (8.15%) SQL Server
10 17 (7.30%) MongoDB
11 14 (6.01%) Relational Database
12 12 (5.15%) BusinessObjects
12 12 (5.15%) MySQL
13 11 (4.72%) Data Mining
13 11 (4.72%) RDBMS
14 10 (4.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 10 (4.29%) Sqoop
15 9 (3.86%) QlikView
15 9 (3.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (7.30%) Jenkins
2 12 (5.15%) JIRA
3 11 (4.72%) Maven
4 10 (4.29%) Git (software)
5 8 (3.43%) Ant
6 6 (2.58%) Subversion
7 4 (1.72%) Bugzilla
7 4 (1.72%) Hudson
7 4 (1.72%) Jasmine
8 3 (1.29%) JUnit
8 3 (1.29%) Mockito
8 3 (1.29%) Rational Rose
9 2 (0.86%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.86%) Gradle
9 2 (0.86%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.43%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.43%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.43%) Selenium
10 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (13.30%) Banking
2 30 (12.88%) Finance
3 12 (5.15%) Investment Banking
4 7 (3.00%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.58%) Publishing
6 2 (0.86%) Front Office
6 2 (0.86%) Law
6 2 (0.86%) Retail
7 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (13.30%) Kafka
1 31 (13.30%) Web Services
2 25 (10.73%) RESTful
3 18 (7.73%) Spring
4 14 (6.01%) Hibernate
4 14 (6.01%) HTML
5 11 (4.72%) Akka
5 11 (4.72%) HTML5
5 11 (4.72%) JSON
5 11 (4.72%) REST
6 9 (3.86%) Scalatra
6 9 (3.86%) XML
7 8 (3.43%) .NET
7 8 (3.43%) Cascading
7 8 (3.43%) Spark Streaming
8 7 (3.00%) D3.js
8 7 (3.00%) jQuery
9 6 (2.58%) Ajax
9 6 (2.58%) AngularJS
9 6 (2.58%) spray
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
1 19 (8.15%) Computer Science
2 15 (6.44%) Visualisation
3 13 (5.58%) Data Integration
4 11 (4.72%) Credit Risk
5 7 (3.00%) Algorithms
6 6 (2.58%) Data Structures
6 6 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.15%) Fintech
8 4 (1.72%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.72%) User Experience
9 3 (1.29%) Statistics
9 3 (1.29%) Wiki
10 2 (0.86%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.86%) Internet of Things
10 2 (0.86%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.43%) Linked Data
11 1 (0.43%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.43%) Market Risk
11 1 (0.43%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 38 (16.31%) Linux
2 13 (5.58%) Unix
3 9 (3.86%) Windows
4 1 (0.43%) Android
4 1 (0.43%) CentOS
4 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (54.51%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (29.61%) Scrum
3 61 (26.18%) TDD
4 43 (18.45%) Analytics
5 37 (15.88%) ETL
6 36 (15.45%) Business Intelligence
7 31 (13.30%) Continuous Integration
8 30 (12.88%) Kanban
9 27 (11.59%) Pair Programming
10 26 (11.16%) MapReduce
11 24 (10.30%) Open Source
12 19 (8.15%) BDD
12 19 (8.15%) Data Modelling
13 18 (7.73%) Data Analytics
13 18 (7.73%) DevOps
13 18 (7.73%) Software Engineering
14 16 (6.87%) Continuous Delivery
14 16 (6.87%) Unit Testing
15 15 (6.44%) Data Visualisation
15 15 (6.44%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 112 (48.07%) Java
2 90 (38.63%) Scala
3 64 (27.47%) Python
4 51 (21.89%) SQL
5 20 (8.58%) R
6 14 (6.01%) JavaScript
6 14 (6.01%) Perl
7 11 (4.72%) C#
7 11 (4.72%) Shell Script
8 10 (4.29%) PL/SQL
9 7 (3.00%) PHP
9 7 (3.00%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.72%) Ruby
11 3 (1.29%) C++
12 2 (0.86%) AWK
12 2 (0.86%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.86%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.86%) sed
12 2 (0.86%) SPARQL
13 1 (0.43%) Pig Latin
Qualifications
1 18 (7.73%) Degree
2 3 (1.29%) DV Cleared
2 3 (1.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.43%) MBA
3 1 (0.43%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.15%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.86%) QA
3 1 (0.43%) Basel III
3 1 (0.43%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 38 (16.31%) HDFS
2 21 (9.01%) Apache Flume
3 15 (6.44%) Docker
4 1 (0.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.43%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 19 (8.15%) Oozie
2 13 (5.58%) Mesos
3 9 (3.86%) Hadoop YARN
4 6 (2.58%) Ambari
4 6 (2.58%) Kibana
5 5 (2.15%) Check_MK
6 3 (1.29%) Pingdom
7 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.43%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 21 (9.01%) Oracle
2 7 (3.00%) Cloudera
2 7 (3.00%) Informatica
3 5 (2.15%) Hortonworks
3 5 (2.15%) SAP
4 4 (1.72%) Tableau
4 4 (1.72%) Teradata
5 3 (1.29%) Cognos
5 3 (1.29%) Netezza
5 3 (1.29%) Platfora
5 3 (1.29%) Splunk
6 2 (0.86%) Vertica
7 1 (0.43%) DoubleClick
7 1 (0.43%) Google
7 1 (0.43%) Palantir
7 1 (0.43%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.43%) Siebel
7 1 (0.43%) Sybase
7 1 (0.43%) WorldPay
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