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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 77 121 214
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +93
Contract jobs citing Big Data 1343 933 563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.93% 1.85% 1.09%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.08% 8.01% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 848 641 395
Median daily rate £550 £520 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £489 £468 £475
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -1.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Median hourly rate £43.00 £46.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.52% +24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.34 £39.30 £35.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £124.00 £59.30 £61.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.92 £54.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-21.24% +45.33%
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
10265 11646 10980
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.39% 23.07% 21.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 6873 7835 7381
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +6.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 179 175
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -27.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.90 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+52.00% -25.37%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +37 994 £550 - 247
South East +45 143 £481 -3.75% 50
South West +12 49 £500 +15.60% 24
North West +8 43 £494 +9.72% 25
East of England +9 39 £500 -4.76% 20
West Midlands +5 36 £450 -7.69% 5
Yorkshire +18 22 £480 -12.72% 15
East Midlands 0 11 £558 +39.37% 12
North East -27 5 £450 -6.25% 4
Big Data
UK

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 1380 (56.74%) Hadoop
2 954 (39.23%) Java
3 898 (36.92%) Agile Software Development
4 863 (35.49%) Apache Spark
5 663 (27.26%) SQL
6 614 (25.25%) Python
7 597 (24.55%) Scala
8 565 (23.23%) Analytics
9 534 (21.96%) Finance
10 529 (21.75%) Apache Hive
11 476 (19.57%) Business Intelligence
12 453 (18.63%) Linux
13 401 (16.49%) DevOps
14 393 (16.16%) Banking
15 375 (15.42%) ETL
16 370 (15.21%) Data Warehouse
17 366 (15.05%) Scrum
18 345 (14.19%) Kafka
19 341 (14.02%) NoSQL
20 340 (13.98%) Amazon AWS
21 305 (12.54%) HBase
22 299 (12.29%) Data Modelling
23 293 (12.05%) Continuous Integration
24 277 (11.39%) TDD
25 270 (11.10%) Open Source
26 262 (10.77%) Oracle
27 261 (10.73%) MongoDB
28 249 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
29 248 (10.20%) MapReduce
30 247 (10.16%) HDFS

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
1 863 (35.49%) Apache Spark
2 223 (9.17%) Apache Pig
3 198 (8.14%) Apache
4 154 (6.33%) Elasticsearch
5 117 (4.81%) SAS
6 62 (2.55%) Apache Solr
7 54 (2.22%) Confluence
8 36 (1.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 20 (0.82%) SharePoint
10 18 (0.74%) Tomcat
11 15 (0.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 13 (0.53%) WebSphere
13 12 (0.49%) OpenStack
13 12 (0.49%) Oracle Coherence
14 10 (0.41%) Jupyter
14 10 (0.41%) nginx
15 9 (0.37%) Cloud Foundry
16 6 (0.25%) ArcGIS
16 6 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
16 6 (0.25%) GemFire
Applications
1 58 (2.38%) MS Excel
2 31 (1.27%) SPSS
3 15 (0.62%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.58%) MS Office
4 14 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.29%) Stata
6 6 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.21%) MS Project
8 2 (0.082%) Simulink
9 1 (0.041%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.041%) EViews
Business Applications
1 24 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (0.58%) Adobe Campaign
3 13 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (0.37%) Unica
5 5 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 4 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
7 3 (0.12%) FastStats
7 3 (0.12%) Sprinklr
8 2 (0.082%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.082%) Cognos TM1
9 1 (0.041%) Bloomberg TOMS
9 1 (0.041%) BusinessWorks
9 1 (0.041%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.041%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.041%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.041%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.041%) Oracle General Ledger
9 1 (0.041%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.041%) SAP HR
9 1 (0.041%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 340 (13.98%) Amazon AWS
2 136 (5.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 69 (2.84%) Cloud Computing
4 56 (2.30%) GitHub
5 42 (1.73%) Amazon Kinesis
6 38 (1.56%) Amazon EMR
6 38 (1.56%) PaaS
7 36 (1.48%) SaaS
8 34 (1.40%) Amazon S3
9 30 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
10 21 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
11 13 (0.53%) Azure Machine Learning
12 11 (0.45%) AWS Lambda
13 10 (0.41%) IBM Cloud
14 9 (0.37%) IaaS
15 8 (0.33%) Adobe Analytics
15 8 (0.33%) Google Analytics
15 8 (0.33%) Office 365
16 7 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
16 7 (0.29%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 55 (2.26%) Kerberos
2 34 (1.40%) Firewall
3 31 (1.27%) HTTP
3 31 (1.27%) LDAP
4 23 (0.95%) TCP/IP
5 20 (0.82%) Internet
6 16 (0.66%) SMS
7 13 (0.53%) DNS
8 12 (0.49%) LAN
8 12 (0.49%) WAN
9 11 (0.45%) Network Security
10 9 (0.37%) DSL
11 7 (0.29%) FCAPS
11 7 (0.29%) FTP
12 6 (0.25%) Intrusion Detection
12 6 (0.25%) VoIP
12 6 (0.25%) VPN
13 4 (0.16%) Intranet
13 4 (0.16%) SAN
14 3 (0.12%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1380 (56.74%) Hadoop
2 529 (21.75%) Apache Hive
3 370 (15.21%) Data Warehouse
4 341 (14.02%) NoSQL
5 305 (12.54%) HBase
6 261 (10.73%) MongoDB
7 244 (10.03%) Relational Database
8 230 (9.46%) Apache Cassandra
9 221 (9.09%) SQL Server
10 138 (5.67%) Sqoop
11 132 (5.43%) PostgreSQL
12 108 (4.44%) QlikView
13 107 (4.40%) MySQL
14 101 (4.15%) Data Lake
15 94 (3.87%) RDBMS
16 89 (3.66%) Impala
17 88 (3.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 58 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 50 (2.06%) Amazon Redshift
20 45 (1.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 197 (8.10%) Git (software)
2 190 (7.81%) Jenkins
3 151 (6.21%) JIRA
4 87 (3.58%) Maven
5 64 (2.63%) Gradle
6 55 (2.26%) Talend Open Studio
7 51 (2.10%) Selenium
8 47 (1.93%) JUnit
9 34 (1.40%) Cucumber
10 32 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 30 (1.23%) Hudson
12 28 (1.15%) Ant
13 27 (1.11%) Eclipse
13 27 (1.11%) Mockito
14 26 (1.07%) Subversion
15 24 (0.99%) TeamCity
16 18 (0.74%) Vagrant
17 17 (0.70%) Bitbucket
18 16 (0.66%) IntelliJ
18 16 (0.66%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 534 (21.96%) Finance
2 393 (16.16%) Banking
3 226 (9.29%) Marketing
4 137 (5.63%) Retail
5 129 (5.30%) Investment Banking
6 86 (3.54%) Front Office
7 61 (2.51%) Telecoms
8 44 (1.81%) Legal
9 32 (1.32%) Financial Institution
10 22 (0.90%) Corporate Banking
11 21 (0.86%) Games
11 21 (0.86%) Manufacturing
12 20 (0.82%) Electronics
13 16 (0.66%) Retail Banking
14 11 (0.45%) Publishing
15 8 (0.33%) Billing
16 6 (0.25%) Back Office
16 6 (0.25%) Law
17 5 (0.21%) Advertising
18 4 (0.16%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 762 (31.33%) Developer
2 446 (18.34%) Architect
3 325 (13.36%) Java Developer
4 280 (11.51%) Data Architect
5 273 (11.23%) Data Engineer
6 270 (11.10%) Big Data Developer
7 263 (10.81%) Big Data Engineer
8 190 (7.81%) Analyst
9 187 (7.69%) Big Data Architect
10 144 (5.92%) Scala Developer
11 137 (5.63%) Hadoop Developer
12 136 (5.59%) Consultant
12 136 (5.59%) DevOps Engineer
13 129 (5.30%) Senior Developer
14 115 (4.73%) Hadoop Engineer
15 88 (3.62%) Senior Java Developer
16 86 (3.54%) Administrator
17 84 (3.45%) Data Scientist
18 82 (3.37%) Apache Spark Developer
19 76 (3.13%) Hadoop Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 345 (14.19%) Kafka
2 194 (7.98%) Web Services
3 163 (6.70%) REST
4 156 (6.41%) HTML
5 153 (6.29%) AngularJS
6 128 (5.26%) Spring
7 124 (5.10%) .NET
8 107 (4.40%) JSON
9 105 (4.32%) CSS
10 96 (3.95%) Akka
11 95 (3.91%) XML
12 92 (3.78%) HTML5
13 82 (3.37%) J2EE
14 77 (3.17%) Node.js
15 76 (3.13%) SOAP
16 75 (3.08%) Spark Streaming
17 57 (2.34%) JMS
18 47 (1.93%) RESTful
19 44 (1.81%) jQuery
19 44 (1.81%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 249 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
2 171 (7.03%) Visualisation
3 131 (5.39%) Data Integration
4 126 (5.18%) Credit Risk
5 121 (4.98%) Computer Science
6 120 (4.93%) Statistics
7 102 (4.19%) Mathematics
8 96 (3.95%) Algorithms
9 83 (3.41%) Management Information System
10 50 (2.06%) User Experience
11 48 (1.97%) Data Centre
12 42 (1.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 42 (1.73%) Social Media
13 34 (1.40%) Equities
14 30 (1.23%) Virtual Team
15 29 (1.19%) Data Structures
16 28 (1.15%) Blockchain
16 28 (1.15%) Grid Computing
17 25 (1.03%) Mobile App
18 24 (0.99%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 453 (18.63%) Linux
2 236 (9.70%) Unix
3 109 (4.48%) Windows
4 63 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 27 (1.11%) AIX
6 18 (0.74%) Ubuntu
7 16 (0.66%) CentOS
8 14 (0.58%) Solaris
9 10 (0.41%) Windows Server
10 9 (0.37%) Android
10 9 (0.37%) Windows Vista
11 8 (0.33%) Apple iOS
11 8 (0.33%) HPUX
11 8 (0.33%) Mesosphere
12 5 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
12 5 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.12%) SUSE
13 3 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.082%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.082%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 898 (36.92%) Agile Software Development
2 565 (23.23%) Analytics
3 476 (19.57%) Business Intelligence
4 401 (16.49%) DevOps
5 375 (15.42%) ETL
6 366 (15.05%) Scrum
7 299 (12.29%) Data Modelling
8 293 (12.05%) Continuous Integration
9 277 (11.39%) TDD
10 270 (11.10%) Open Source
11 248 (10.20%) MapReduce
12 208 (8.55%) Machine Learning
13 184 (7.57%) Data Analytics
14 176 (7.24%) Software Engineering
15 160 (6.58%) Data Architecture
16 154 (6.33%) Stakeholder Management
17 146 (6.00%) Data Analysis
18 132 (5.43%) BDD
19 129 (5.30%) Microservices
20 123 (5.06%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 954 (39.23%) Java
2 663 (27.26%) SQL
3 614 (25.25%) Python
4 597 (24.55%) Scala
5 246 (10.12%) R
6 205 (8.43%) JavaScript
7 110 (4.52%) C#
8 96 (3.95%) Perl
9 95 (3.91%) Shell Script
10 87 (3.58%) C++
11 86 (3.54%) Bash Shell
12 76 (3.13%) C
13 69 (2.84%) Ruby
14 67 (2.75%) T-SQL
15 36 (1.48%) PHP
16 32 (1.32%) PL/SQL
17 31 (1.27%) MATLAB
18 21 (0.86%) Go
19 17 (0.70%) PowerShell
19 17 (0.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 214 (8.80%) Degree
2 190 (7.81%) Security Cleared
3 108 (4.44%) SC Cleared
4 85 (3.50%) DV Cleared
5 67 (2.75%) PhD
6 32 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
7 9 (0.37%) Postgraduate
8 8 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (0.33%) CISSP
9 7 (0.29%) AWS Certification
9 7 (0.29%) PMP
10 6 (0.25%) ISEB
11 5 (0.21%) BC Cleared
11 5 (0.21%) CCNA
11 5 (0.21%) CCSA
11 5 (0.21%) CEH
11 5 (0.21%) GCFA
11 5 (0.21%) GCIH
11 5 (0.21%) ISTQB
11 5 (0.21%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (3.33%) Data Quality
2 78 (3.21%) QA
3 16 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
4 14 (0.58%) FATCA
5 13 (0.53%) SLA
6 11 (0.45%) ISO20022
6 11 (0.45%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.29%) MiFID
8 5 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (0.16%) GCP
10 3 (0.12%) ISAE 3402
10 3 (0.12%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.12%) SSAE 16
11 2 (0.082%) Dodd-Frank
11 2 (0.082%) EMIR
System Software
1 247 (10.16%) HDFS
2 147 (6.04%) Docker
3 117 (4.81%) Apache Flume
4 55 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 40 (1.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 36 (1.48%) vCloud
7 30 (1.23%) Active Directory
8 17 (0.70%) Oracle RAC
9 9 (0.37%) Hyper-V
10 7 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (0.21%) vSphere
12 4 (0.16%) KVM
13 2 (0.082%) Ceph
13 2 (0.082%) NFS
13 2 (0.082%) Shibboleth
14 1 (0.041%) GPFS
14 1 (0.041%) Platform Symphony
14 1 (0.041%) Squid
14 1 (0.041%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 174 (7.15%) Puppet
2 131 (5.39%) Ansible
3 109 (4.48%) Opscode Chef
4 108 (4.44%) Hadoop YARN
5 84 (3.45%) Oozie
6 39 (1.60%) Mesos
7 38 (1.56%) Ambari
8 32 (1.32%) Kubernetes
9 30 (1.23%) Kibana
10 27 (1.11%) Terraform
11 18 (0.74%) logstash
12 17 (0.70%) MOM
13 16 (0.66%) Salt
14 15 (0.62%) Nagios
15 11 (0.45%) Control-M
16 9 (0.37%) Marathon
16 9 (0.37%) Rsyslog
17 8 (0.33%) DBAmp
17 8 (0.33%) Grafana
18 7 (0.29%) Graphite
Vendors
1 262 (10.77%) Oracle
2 175 (7.20%) Hortonworks
3 169 (6.95%) Cloudera
4 121 (4.98%) Tableau
5 108 (4.44%) Microsoft
6 100 (4.11%) Teradata
7 78 (3.21%) Red Hat
8 68 (2.80%) VMware
9 65 (2.67%) SAP
10 64 (2.63%) IBM
11 58 (2.38%) Informatica
12 55 (2.26%) Talend
13 40 (1.64%) Atlassian
14 37 (1.52%) Ab Initio
14 37 (1.52%) Netezza
14 37 (1.52%) Splunk
15 36 (1.48%) MuleSoft
16 35 (1.44%) Google
16 35 (1.44%) MicroStrategy
17 34 (1.40%) Adobe
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