The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 Job Titles advertised for the England 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data Developer
Rank 547 536 563
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Big Data Developer 17 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.034% 0.026% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.028% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 6
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£525 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £650 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45686 43047 48985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.53% 92.64% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 28284 25787 27971
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1846 1994 2539
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.27 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Big Data Developer
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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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014. 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
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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 +10 16 £525 +5.00% 1
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Big Data Developer
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Big Data Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 36 (100.00%) Big Data
2 35 (97.22%) Hadoop
3 23 (63.89%) Apache Pig
3 23 (63.89%) Java
4 22 (61.11%) Apache Hive
5 18 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 13 (36.11%) HBase
6 13 (36.11%) Open Source
7 12 (33.33%) NoSQL
8 10 (27.78%) MapReduce
9 9 (25.00%) Sqoop
9 9 (25.00%) Apache Avro
9 9 (25.00%) Oozie
10 8 (22.22%) Kafka
10 8 (22.22%) Scala
10 8 (22.22%) Degree
11 7 (19.44%) Banking
11 7 (19.44%) Python
12 6 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (16.67%) ETL
13 5 (13.89%) Data Modelling
13 5 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (13.89%) Oracle
13 5 (13.89%) Ruby
13 5 (13.89%) Clojure
13 5 (13.89%) Groovy
14 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (11.11%) Complex Event Processing
14 4 (11.11%) HDFS
14 4 (11.11%) Impala

Big Data Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 23 (63.89%) Apache Pig
2 2 (5.56%) Node.js
2 2 (5.56%) SAS
2 2 (5.56%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) GitHub
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (100.00%) Big Data
2 35 (97.22%) Hadoop
3 22 (61.11%) Apache Hive
4 18 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 13 (36.11%) HBase
6 12 (33.33%) NoSQL
7 9 (25.00%) Sqoop
8 6 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (11.11%) Impala
9 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
10 3 (8.33%) MongoDB
11 2 (5.56%) QlikView
12 1 (2.78%) SAP BI
12 1 (2.78%) Spotfire
12 1 (2.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (2.78%) Apache Accumulo
12 1 (2.78%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Cucumber
1 2 (5.56%) Selenium
2 1 (2.78%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.78%) JIRA
2 1 (2.78%) Maven
2 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (19.44%) Banking
2 4 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.78%) MapReduce
2 9 (25.00%) Apache Avro
3 8 (22.22%) Kafka
4 3 (8.33%) Spring
5 2 (5.56%) Backbone.js
5 2 (5.56%) J2EE
6 1 (2.78%) JDBC
6 1 (2.78%) SOAP
6 1 (2.78%) Web Services
6 1 (2.78%) XML
6 1 (2.78%) ODBC
6 1 (2.78%) JSON
6 1 (2.78%) ZeroMQ
6 1 (2.78%) Guava
Miscellaneous
1 13 (36.11%) Open Source
2 1 (2.78%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.78%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.78%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) UNIX
1 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.67%) ETL
2 5 (13.89%) Data Modelling
2 5 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (11.11%) Complex Event Processing
4 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 3 (8.33%) Analytics
5 2 (5.56%) BDD
5 2 (5.56%) DevOps
5 2 (5.56%) Low Latency
5 2 (5.56%) Automated Testing
5 2 (5.56%) Predictive Analytics
5 2 (5.56%) Scrum
5 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.56%) MVC
6 1 (2.78%) OOD
6 1 (2.78%) Project Management
6 1 (2.78%) OO
6 1 (2.78%) TDD
6 1 (2.78%) Pair Programming
6 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (63.89%) Java
2 8 (22.22%) Scala
3 7 (19.44%) Python
4 5 (13.89%) Ruby
4 5 (13.89%) Clojure
4 5 (13.89%) Groovy
5 1 (2.78%) C++
5 1 (2.78%) SQL
5 1 (2.78%) R
5 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) HDFS
2 1 (2.78%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 9 (25.00%) Oozie
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Oracle
2 4 (11.11%) Sybase
3 1 (2.78%) IBM
3 1 (2.78%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (2.78%) Cognos
3 1 (2.78%) SAP
3 1 (2.78%) VMware
3 1 (2.78%) Teradata
3 1 (2.78%) Greenplum
3 1 (2.78%) Netezza
3 1 (2.78%) Palantir
3 1 (2.78%) 29West
3 1 (2.78%) Tableau
3 1 (2.78%) Vertica
3 1 (2.78%) ParAccel
3 1 (2.78%) Cloudera