The table below looks at the statistics for Big Data skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 102 161 256
Rank change year-on-year
+59 +95
Contract jobs citing Big Data 1147 789 434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.31% 1.52% 0.84%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.13% 6.57% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 744 563 327
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £675 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 5
Median hourly rate £45.25 £37.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.66% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £33.33 -
% change year-on-year
+35.01% -
Big Data
UK

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 England region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11326 12010 11113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.77% 23.09% 21.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7577 8034 7137
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 186 174
Median hourly rate £39.20 £33.55 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.84% +34.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.22 £12.65 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.32 £33.55 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.25% +49.11%

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Big Data as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Big Data Jobs Demand Trend in England

Big Data
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Big Data Daily Rate Trend in England

Big Data
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Big Data across the England region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Big Data Daily Rate Histogram in England

Big Data
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Big Data Hourly Rate Trend in England

Big Data
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Big Data across the England region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Big Data Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Big Data
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data within the England region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +25 769 £550 - 222
South East +54 150 £507 +1.30% 56
East of England +37 53 £350 -30.00% 16
South West +25 50 £371 -12.64% 23
North West +19 50 £450 - 39
Yorkshire +28 31 £525 -4.54% 13
West Midlands -12 24 £550 +19.89% 8
East Midlands -14 7 £425 +20.56% 3
North East -20 4 £450 -30.76% 4
Midlands -13 3 £525 +5.00% 1
Big Data
UK

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Big Data also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 1086 (54.90%) Hadoop
2 781 (39.48%) Java
3 681 (34.43%) Agile Software Development
4 634 (32.05%) Apache Spark
5 549 (27.76%) SQL
6 511 (25.83%) Analytics
7 439 (22.19%) Business Intelligence
8 418 (21.13%) Scala
9 406 (20.53%) Finance
10 380 (19.21%) Apache Hive
11 379 (19.16%) Python
12 376 (19.01%) Linux
13 309 (15.62%) ETL
14 305 (15.42%) Scrum
15 301 (15.22%) Data Warehouse
16 285 (14.41%) NoSQL
17 272 (13.75%) DevOps
18 254 (12.84%) Continuous Integration
19 250 (12.64%) Amazon AWS
20 248 (12.54%) Data Modelling
21 244 (12.34%) Banking
22 243 (12.29%) Open Source
23 232 (11.73%) TDD
24 231 (11.68%) Oracle
25 224 (11.32%) HBase
26 223 (11.27%) Kafka
27 208 (10.52%) MongoDB
28 195 (9.86%) SQL Server
29 193 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
30 189 (9.56%) Apache Cassandra

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 634 (32.05%) Apache Spark
2 174 (8.80%) Apache Pig
3 171 (8.65%) Apache
4 116 (5.86%) Elasticsearch
5 98 (4.95%) SAS
6 44 (2.22%) Apache Solr
7 31 (1.57%) Confluence
8 19 (0.96%) Tomcat
9 14 (0.71%) nginx
10 13 (0.66%) Oracle Coherence
10 13 (0.66%) WebSphere
11 12 (0.61%) CMS
12 10 (0.51%) OpenStack
13 9 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 9 (0.46%) SharePoint
14 7 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
14 7 (0.35%) Cloud Foundry
14 7 (0.35%) GemFire
15 6 (0.30%) Mule
16 5 (0.25%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 40 (2.02%) MS Excel
2 34 (1.72%) SPSS
3 11 (0.56%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.51%) MS Office
4 10 (0.51%) Stata
5 9 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.15%) InVision
7 3 (0.15%) MS Project
8 2 (0.10%) Simulink
9 1 (0.051%) EViews
Business Applications
1 22 (1.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 15 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (0.46%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 9 (0.46%) Unica
4 8 (0.40%) Adobe Campaign
5 4 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.20%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.10%) FastStats
7 1 (0.051%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.051%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.051%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.051%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.051%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.051%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 1 (0.051%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.051%) SAP GRC
7 1 (0.051%) SAP MDM
7 1 (0.051%) Sentinel
7 1 (0.051%) Siebel Analytics
Cloud Services
1 250 (12.64%) Amazon AWS
2 106 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 55 (2.78%) GitHub
4 39 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
5 32 (1.62%) PaaS
5 32 (1.62%) SaaS
6 24 (1.21%) Amazon S3
7 21 (1.06%) Amazon EMR
8 20 (1.01%) Amazon Kinesis
9 17 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
10 13 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
11 10 (0.51%) Azure Machine Learning
12 9 (0.46%) IaaS
13 7 (0.35%) Office 365
14 5 (0.25%) AWS Lambda
14 5 (0.25%) Trello
15 4 (0.20%) CloudFront
16 3 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
17 2 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Cloud
17 2 (0.10%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 37 (1.87%) HTTP
2 27 (1.37%) Internet
3 24 (1.21%) Firewall
3 24 (1.21%) TCP/IP
4 20 (1.01%) Kerberos
5 17 (0.86%) Network Security
6 15 (0.76%) LDAP
7 14 (0.71%) DNS
8 10 (0.51%) LAN
8 10 (0.51%) SMS
8 10 (0.51%) WAN
9 9 (0.46%) DSL
10 7 (0.35%) FCAPS
10 7 (0.35%) FTP
11 5 (0.25%) NAS
11 5 (0.25%) VoIP
12 4 (0.20%) Intranet
12 4 (0.20%) SAN
13 3 (0.15%) AMQP
14 2 (0.10%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1086 (54.90%) Hadoop
2 380 (19.21%) Apache Hive
3 301 (15.22%) Data Warehouse
4 285 (14.41%) NoSQL
5 224 (11.32%) HBase
6 208 (10.52%) MongoDB
7 195 (9.86%) SQL Server
8 189 (9.56%) Apache Cassandra
9 162 (8.19%) Relational Database
10 111 (5.61%) MySQL
11 99 (5.01%) Sqoop
12 79 (3.99%) QlikView
13 70 (3.54%) Impala
14 65 (3.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 63 (3.19%) Data Lake
15 63 (3.19%) PostgreSQL
16 60 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 58 (2.93%) Data Mining
18 56 (2.83%) RDBMS
19 46 (2.33%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 166 (8.39%) Jenkins
2 116 (5.86%) Git (software)
3 84 (4.25%) JIRA
4 59 (2.98%) Maven
5 50 (2.53%) Gradle
6 40 (2.02%) Talend Open Studio
7 36 (1.82%) Cucumber
8 32 (1.62%) Hudson
9 30 (1.52%) Selenium
10 26 (1.31%) Subversion
11 25 (1.26%) JUnit
12 21 (1.06%) Eclipse
13 20 (1.01%) Ant
13 20 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 17 (0.86%) IntelliJ
15 16 (0.81%) WebDriver
16 15 (0.76%) Sonatype Nexus
17 12 (0.61%) Bitbucket
17 12 (0.61%) Vagrant
18 11 (0.56%) TeamCity
General
1 406 (20.53%) Finance
2 244 (12.34%) Banking
3 134 (6.77%) Marketing
4 115 (5.81%) Retail
5 80 (4.04%) Investment Banking
6 54 (2.73%) Front Office
7 52 (2.63%) Telecoms
8 43 (2.17%) Financial Institution
9 36 (1.82%) Legal
10 19 (0.96%) Electronics
11 18 (0.91%) Manufacturing
12 12 (0.61%) Games
13 11 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
14 10 (0.51%) Billing
14 10 (0.51%) Law
15 6 (0.30%) Retail Banking
16 5 (0.25%) Back Office
17 4 (0.20%) Publishing
18 3 (0.15%) Advertising
18 3 (0.15%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 661 (33.42%) Developer
2 364 (18.40%) Architect
3 258 (13.04%) Java Developer
4 226 (11.43%) Big Data Developer
5 225 (11.38%) Data Architect
6 170 (8.59%) Data Engineer
7 159 (8.04%) Analyst
8 156 (7.89%) Big Data Engineer
9 149 (7.53%) Big Data Architect
10 127 (6.42%) Consultant
11 125 (6.32%) Hadoop Developer
12 120 (6.07%) Scala Developer
13 98 (4.95%) Hadoop Engineer
14 94 (4.75%) Senior Developer
15 81 (4.10%) Data Scientist
16 71 (3.59%) Apache Spark Developer
17 69 (3.49%) Solutions Architect
18 67 (3.39%) Data Consultant
19 66 (3.34%) Hadoop Architect
20 64 (3.24%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 223 (11.27%) Kafka
2 138 (6.98%) REST
2 138 (6.98%) Web Services
3 112 (5.66%) Spring
4 110 (5.56%) AngularJS
5 109 (5.51%) HTML
6 89 (4.50%) .NET
7 79 (3.99%) CSS
8 77 (3.89%) JSON
9 73 (3.69%) SOAP
10 72 (3.64%) J2EE
11 67 (3.39%) Akka
12 66 (3.34%) HTML5
13 60 (3.03%) Spark Streaming
14 57 (2.88%) XML
15 51 (2.58%) Node.js
16 49 (2.48%) Play Framework
17 48 (2.43%) RESTful
18 40 (2.02%) ActiveMQ
19 36 (1.82%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 193 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 148 (7.48%) Visualisation
3 101 (5.11%) Computer Science
4 81 (4.10%) Data Integration
5 75 (3.79%) Statistics
6 70 (3.54%) Algorithms
6 70 (3.54%) Mathematics
7 61 (3.08%) Management Information System
8 58 (2.93%) Credit Risk
9 56 (2.83%) User Experience
10 52 (2.63%) Data Centre
11 27 (1.37%) Data Structures
12 26 (1.31%) Social Media
12 26 (1.31%) Virtual Team
13 25 (1.26%) Blockchain
14 24 (1.21%) Market Risk
15 22 (1.11%) Mobile App
16 20 (1.01%) Artificial Intelligence
17 19 (0.96%) Equities
17 19 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 376 (19.01%) Linux
2 168 (8.49%) Unix
3 78 (3.94%) Windows
4 50 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (1.26%) AIX
6 17 (0.86%) Windows Server
7 16 (0.81%) CentOS
8 13 (0.66%) Ubuntu
9 11 (0.56%) Solaris
10 9 (0.46%) Windows Vista
11 8 (0.40%) Mesosphere
12 7 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
13 6 (0.30%) Apple iOS
14 5 (0.25%) Android
15 3 (0.15%) HPUX
16 2 (0.10%) SUSE
17 1 (0.051%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.051%) Windows Phone
17 1 (0.051%) Windows Server 2008
17 1 (0.051%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 681 (34.43%) Agile Software Development
2 511 (25.83%) Analytics
3 439 (22.19%) Business Intelligence
4 309 (15.62%) ETL
5 305 (15.42%) Scrum
6 272 (13.75%) DevOps
7 254 (12.84%) Continuous Integration
8 248 (12.54%) Data Modelling
9 243 (12.29%) Open Source
10 232 (11.73%) TDD
11 188 (9.50%) Data Analytics
12 165 (8.34%) MapReduce
13 161 (8.14%) Software Engineering
14 144 (7.28%) E-Commerce
15 135 (6.83%) Machine Learning
16 127 (6.42%) Data Analysis
17 125 (6.32%) Data Architecture
18 112 (5.66%) BDD
19 110 (5.56%) Big Data Analytics
20 103 (5.21%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 781 (39.48%) Java
2 549 (27.76%) SQL
3 418 (21.13%) Scala
4 379 (19.16%) Python
5 155 (7.84%) JavaScript
6 150 (7.58%) R
7 75 (3.79%) Shell Script
8 73 (3.69%) C#
9 69 (3.49%) Perl
10 67 (3.39%) Ruby
11 65 (3.29%) C++
12 64 (3.24%) C
13 50 (2.53%) PHP
14 48 (2.43%) T-SQL
15 46 (2.33%) PL/SQL
16 45 (2.28%) Bash Shell
17 22 (1.11%) MATLAB
18 14 (0.71%) Groovy
19 12 (0.61%) Go
20 11 (0.56%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 170 (8.59%) Security Cleared
2 166 (8.39%) Degree
3 96 (4.85%) SC Cleared
4 66 (3.34%) DV Cleared
5 51 (2.58%) PhD
6 28 (1.42%) BPSS Clearance
7 9 (0.46%) PMP
8 8 (0.40%) CISSP
9 7 (0.35%) PMI Certification
10 6 (0.30%) CITP
10 6 (0.30%) ISTQB
11 5 (0.25%) AWS Certification
11 5 (0.25%) ISEB
11 5 (0.25%) Postgraduate
11 5 (0.25%) RHCE
12 4 (0.20%) ACCA
12 4 (0.20%) CISM
13 3 (0.15%) BC Cleared
13 3 (0.15%) ISSAP
13 3 (0.15%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (3.79%) QA
2 61 (3.08%) Data Quality
3 15 (0.76%) SLA
4 11 (0.56%) ISO20022
4 11 (0.56%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
6 7 (0.35%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.25%) FATCA
7 5 (0.25%) GCP
7 5 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.15%) ISAE 3402
8 3 (0.15%) SSAE 16
9 2 (0.10%) COBIT
9 2 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
9 2 (0.10%) EMIR
9 2 (0.10%) MiFID
10 1 (0.051%) Basel II
10 1 (0.051%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.051%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.051%) Solvency II
System Software
1 183 (9.25%) HDFS
2 117 (5.92%) Docker
3 109 (5.51%) Apache Flume
4 57 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 36 (1.82%) Active Directory
6 34 (1.72%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 25 (1.26%) vCloud
8 18 (0.91%) Oracle RAC
9 15 (0.76%) Hyper-V
10 5 (0.25%) KVM
10 5 (0.25%) vSphere
11 3 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.10%) Ceph
12 2 (0.10%) Firmware
12 2 (0.10%) NFS
12 2 (0.10%) Shibboleth
12 2 (0.10%) Squid
13 1 (0.051%) SRDF
13 1 (0.051%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 1 (0.051%) Xen
Systems Management
1 142 (7.18%) Puppet
2 97 (4.90%) Ansible
3 65 (3.29%) Hadoop YARN
4 61 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
5 47 (2.38%) Oozie
6 32 (1.62%) Ambari
7 24 (1.21%) Kibana
8 22 (1.11%) Nagios
9 20 (1.01%) Kubernetes
10 16 (0.81%) Mesos
11 15 (0.76%) logstash
12 12 (0.61%) Terraform
13 11 (0.56%) Control-M
14 9 (0.46%) Rsyslog
14 9 (0.46%) ZABBIX
15 8 (0.40%) DBAmp
15 8 (0.40%) MOM
15 8 (0.40%) Salt
16 5 (0.25%) Ganglia
17 4 (0.20%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 231 (11.68%) Oracle
2 146 (7.38%) Cloudera
3 117 (5.92%) Hortonworks
4 103 (5.21%) Tableau
5 92 (4.65%) Microsoft
6 71 (3.59%) VMware
7 66 (3.34%) Teradata
8 63 (3.19%) IBM
9 57 (2.88%) SAP
10 50 (2.53%) Informatica
10 50 (2.53%) Red Hat
11 40 (2.02%) Talend
12 35 (1.77%) Vertica
13 34 (1.72%) Atlassian
14 30 (1.52%) MicroStrategy
15 29 (1.47%) Cognos
15 29 (1.47%) Splunk
16 26 (1.31%) Ab Initio
17 22 (1.11%) Google
18 20 (1.01%) Netezza
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