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 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 Developer
Rank 526 522 500
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Big Data Developer 31 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.067% 0.039% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.042% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 12 14
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£600 £483 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.35% -8.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £383 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £525 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £375 -
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Big Data Developer
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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
42937 40749 37644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.46% 92.65% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27345 24737 21780
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £232 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1683 1811 2275
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.51 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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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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 +6 27 £600 +16.50% 5
South East - 2 - -
North West - 1 £500 -
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 30 January 2015, 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 61 (100.00%) Big Data
2 56 (91.80%) Hadoop
3 42 (68.85%) Java
4 28 (45.90%) Apache Hive
5 27 (44.26%) Apache Cassandra
5 27 (44.26%) NoSQL
5 27 (44.26%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (42.62%) Scala
7 25 (40.98%) Apache Spark
8 23 (37.70%) HBase
8 23 (37.70%) MapReduce
9 20 (32.79%) Python
10 15 (24.59%) MongoDB
11 14 (22.95%) ETL
11 14 (22.95%) Apache Pig
11 14 (22.95%) HDFS
12 13 (21.31%) SQL
13 12 (19.67%) Banking
14 11 (18.03%) Akka
15 10 (16.39%) Mentoring
15 10 (16.39%) Finance
15 10 (16.39%) Data Warehouse
15 10 (16.39%) Kafka
16 9 (14.75%) Amazon AWS
16 9 (14.75%) Linux
16 9 (14.75%) UNIX
17 8 (13.11%) Oracle
17 8 (13.11%) OOP
17 8 (13.11%) TDD
17 8 (13.11%) Hadoop YARN

Big Data Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 25 (40.98%) Apache Spark
2 14 (22.95%) Apache Pig
3 6 (9.84%) Apache
4 2 (3.28%) Node.js
5 1 (1.64%) SAS
5 1 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.75%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.20%) Amazon EMR
3 4 (6.56%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (4.92%) Amazon S3
5 2 (3.28%) AWS Data Pipeline
5 2 (3.28%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.64%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (100.00%) Big Data
2 56 (91.80%) Hadoop
3 28 (45.90%) Apache Hive
4 27 (44.26%) Apache Cassandra
4 27 (44.26%) NoSQL
5 23 (37.70%) HBase
6 15 (24.59%) MongoDB
7 10 (16.39%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (13.11%) OrientDB
9 4 (6.56%) SQL Server
10 3 (4.92%) Data Mining
10 3 (4.92%) RDBMS
10 3 (4.92%) Star Schema
10 3 (4.92%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (4.92%) Relational Database
10 3 (4.92%) Sqoop
11 2 (3.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (3.28%) Vectorwise
Development Applications
1 3 (4.92%) PyUnit
2 2 (3.28%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.64%) Subversion
3 1 (1.64%) Maven
General
1 12 (19.67%) Banking
2 10 (16.39%) Finance
3 5 (8.20%) Retail
4 3 (4.92%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.28%) Legal
5 2 (3.28%) Publishing
6 1 (1.64%) Games
6 1 (1.64%) Law
6 1 (1.64%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.64%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.03%) Akka
2 10 (16.39%) Kafka
3 7 (11.48%) Apache Avro
3 7 (11.48%) Cascading
4 6 (9.84%) J2EE
5 4 (6.56%) XML
5 4 (6.56%) JDBC
6 3 (4.92%) Web Services
6 3 (4.92%) J2SE
7 2 (3.28%) JSON
8 1 (1.64%) XSL
8 1 (1.64%) JSP
8 1 (1.64%) Servlets
8 1 (1.64%) EJB
8 1 (1.64%) JavaBeans
8 1 (1.64%) XML Schema
8 1 (1.64%) Java EE
8 1 (1.64%) Apache Camel
8 1 (1.64%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) Visualisation
2 4 (6.56%) Algorithms
3 3 (4.92%) Data Extraction
3 3 (4.92%) Statistics
3 3 (4.92%) Social Media
3 3 (4.92%) Open Source
3 3 (4.92%) Machine to Machine
4 2 (3.28%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.64%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.75%) Linux
1 9 (14.75%) UNIX
2 2 (3.28%) Windows
3 1 (1.64%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (44.26%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (37.70%) MapReduce
3 14 (22.95%) ETL
4 10 (16.39%) Mentoring
5 8 (13.11%) OOP
5 8 (13.11%) TDD
5 8 (13.11%) Analytics
6 7 (11.48%) OO
6 7 (11.48%) Big Data Analytics
7 5 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (6.56%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (6.56%) Data Modelling
9 3 (4.92%) Scrum
9 3 (4.92%) Software Engineering
9 3 (4.92%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (4.92%) Unit Testing
10 2 (3.28%) DevOps
10 2 (3.28%) Microservices
10 2 (3.28%) BDD
10 2 (3.28%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 42 (68.85%) Java
2 26 (42.62%) Scala
3 20 (32.79%) Python
4 13 (21.31%) SQL
5 4 (6.56%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.92%) Perl
6 3 (4.92%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.28%) R
7 2 (3.28%) Groovy
8 1 (1.64%) C++
8 1 (1.64%) XPath
8 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (4.92%) Degree
System Software
1 14 (22.95%) HDFS
2 5 (8.20%) Apache Flume
2 5 (8.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (13.11%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (3.28%) Oozie
2 2 (3.28%) Mesos
3 1 (1.64%) Puppet
3 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.64%) Ansible
3 1 (1.64%) Ambari
Vendors
1 8 (13.11%) Oracle
2 5 (8.20%) Tableau
3 3 (4.92%) Sybase
3 3 (4.92%) Informatica
3 3 (4.92%) Netezza
4 2 (3.28%) Splunk
4 2 (3.28%) Vertica
4 2 (3.28%) Infobright
4 2 (3.28%) Talend
4 2 (3.28%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.64%) IBM
5 1 (1.64%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.64%) Teradata
5 1 (1.64%) Hortonworks
5 1 (1.64%) MapR
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