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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 139 179 249
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +70
Contract jobs citing Big Data 831 641 405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.69% 1.30% 0.83%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.73% 5.65% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 598 482 272
Median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £700 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Median hourly rate £19.61 £27.32 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.20% +33.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £16.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+22.56% -21.95%
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
10747 11347 11065
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.89% 23.07% 22.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7371 7489 7156
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 154 193
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.85 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.23% -29.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+36.00% -23.07%

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 24 May 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
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 24 May 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 +38 575 £550 - 186
South East +18 108 £430 -4.44% 65
North West -42 36 £425 -29.16% 13
West Midlands +14 34 £461 +41.92% 4
South West +6 29 £475 -7.76% 26
East of England +1 15 £435 -3.33% 29
Yorkshire +6 14 £500 -18.36% 10
East Midlands +20 8 £450 -5.26% 4
North East -45 8 £500 -28.57% 2
Midlands -2 2 - - 1
Big Data
UK

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 820 (50.81%) Hadoop
2 599 (37.11%) Java
3 502 (31.10%) Agile Software Development
4 451 (27.94%) Analytics
5 421 (26.08%) SQL
6 386 (23.92%) Apache Spark
7 361 (22.37%) Business Intelligence
8 355 (22.00%) Apache Hive
9 328 (20.32%) Finance
10 318 (19.70%) Python
11 316 (19.58%) Scala
12 240 (14.87%) NoSQL
12 240 (14.87%) Linux
13 219 (13.57%) Scrum
14 212 (13.14%) Data Warehouse
15 204 (12.64%) ETL
15 204 (12.64%) Oracle
16 198 (12.27%) Data Modelling
17 193 (11.96%) TDD
18 188 (11.65%) Open Source
19 174 (10.78%) Banking
20 169 (10.47%) HBase
21 168 (10.41%) Analytical Skills
22 167 (10.35%) DevOps
23 166 (10.29%) Apache Pig
24 156 (9.67%) MongoDB
24 156 (9.67%) Apache Cassandra
25 152 (9.42%) Data Analytics
26 149 (9.23%) R
27 148 (9.17%) Amazon AWS

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
1 386 (23.92%) Apache Spark
2 166 (10.29%) Apache Pig
3 106 (6.57%) Apache
4 97 (6.01%) SAS
5 64 (3.97%) Elasticsearch
6 40 (2.48%) Node.js
7 35 (2.17%) Confluence
8 26 (1.61%) Tomcat
9 17 (1.05%) Apache Solr
10 14 (0.87%) nginx
10 14 (0.87%) OpenStack
10 14 (0.87%) SharePoint
11 13 (0.81%) Oracle Coherence
12 11 (0.68%) CMS
12 11 (0.68%) WebSphere
13 8 (0.50%) ArcGIS
14 6 (0.37%) Jetty
15 5 (0.31%) JBoss
15 5 (0.31%) Mule
15 5 (0.31%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 42 (2.60%) MS Excel
2 40 (2.48%) SPSS
3 13 (0.81%) MS Visio
3 13 (0.81%) Stata
4 9 (0.56%) MS Office
5 6 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.37%) MS Project
6 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.12%) Weka
7 1 (0.062%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 16 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.19%) Unica
4 2 (0.12%) Revive Adserver
5 1 (0.062%) BigMachines
5 1 (0.062%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.062%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.062%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.062%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.062%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (0.062%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.062%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.062%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.062%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.062%) Siebel Analytics
Cloud Services
1 148 (9.17%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (3.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (2.35%) GitHub
4 26 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
5 20 (1.24%) Amazon EMR
6 17 (1.05%) IaaS
7 14 (0.87%) SaaS
8 13 (0.81%) Amazon Kinesis
8 13 (0.81%) Amazon S3
9 12 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
10 11 (0.68%) PaaS
11 9 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
12 5 (0.31%) Heroku
13 3 (0.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 3 (0.19%) Google Analytics
14 2 (0.12%) IBM PureFlex
15 1 (0.062%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 1 (0.062%) AWS CloudFormation
15 1 (0.062%) AWS OpsWorks
15 1 (0.062%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 40 (2.48%) Internet
2 24 (1.49%) HTTP
3 9 (0.56%) Network Security
4 8 (0.50%) Kerberos
4 8 (0.50%) Remote Desktop
4 8 (0.50%) SAN
5 6 (0.37%) SNA
5 6 (0.37%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.25%) DNS
7 3 (0.19%) Firewall
8 2 (0.12%) FCoE
8 2 (0.12%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (0.12%) Intranet
8 2 (0.12%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.12%) iSCSI
8 2 (0.12%) LAN
8 2 (0.12%) NAS
8 2 (0.12%) VPN
8 2 (0.12%) WAN
8 2 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 820 (50.81%) Hadoop
2 355 (22.00%) Apache Hive
3 240 (14.87%) NoSQL
4 212 (13.14%) Data Warehouse
5 169 (10.47%) HBase
6 156 (9.67%) Apache Cassandra
6 156 (9.67%) MongoDB
7 147 (9.11%) SQL Server
8 86 (5.33%) MySQL
9 83 (5.14%) Relational Database
10 78 (4.83%) Data Mining
11 69 (4.28%) QlikView
12 60 (3.72%) Impala
13 57 (3.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 55 (3.41%) Pentaho
15 49 (3.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 39 (2.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 38 (2.35%) BusinessObjects
18 37 (2.29%) Neo4j
18 37 (2.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 125 (7.74%) Jenkins
2 83 (5.14%) Git (software)
3 78 (4.83%) JIRA
4 40 (2.48%) Maven
5 32 (1.98%) Talend Open Studio
6 28 (1.73%) Hudson
7 26 (1.61%) Cucumber
7 26 (1.61%) Subversion
8 24 (1.49%) Ant
9 23 (1.43%) Gradle
10 21 (1.30%) JUnit
11 20 (1.24%) Selenium
12 15 (0.93%) Sonatype Nexus
13 13 (0.81%) Mockito
14 12 (0.74%) Visual Studio
15 11 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
16 10 (0.62%) JMeter
17 8 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 8 (0.50%) Spock
17 8 (0.50%) WebDriver
General
1 328 (20.32%) Finance
2 174 (10.78%) Banking
3 84 (5.20%) Marketing
4 79 (4.89%) Retail
5 49 (3.04%) Telecoms
6 43 (2.66%) Investment Banking
7 24 (1.49%) Financial Institution
8 20 (1.24%) Front Office
9 19 (1.18%) Electronics
9 19 (1.18%) Manufacturing
10 13 (0.81%) Publishing
11 11 (0.68%) Games
12 10 (0.62%) Advertising
12 10 (0.62%) Retail Banking
13 9 (0.56%) Military
14 8 (0.50%) Back Office
14 8 (0.50%) Legal
15 7 (0.43%) Spanish Language
16 5 (0.31%) International Banking
17 3 (0.19%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 609 (37.73%) Developer
2 242 (14.99%) Big Data Developer
3 239 (14.81%) Architect
4 173 (10.72%) Hadoop Developer
5 168 (10.41%) Java Developer
6 139 (8.61%) Data Architect
7 137 (8.49%) Data Engineer
8 134 (8.30%) Analyst
9 108 (6.69%) Big Data Engineer
10 100 (6.20%) Big Data Architect
11 96 (5.95%) Scala Developer
12 84 (5.20%) Data Scientist
13 83 (5.14%) Senior Developer
14 81 (5.02%) Hadoop Engineer
15 75 (4.65%) Consultant
16 58 (3.59%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 58 (3.59%) SQL Developer
17 52 (3.22%) Apache Spark Developer
18 51 (3.16%) Project Manager
19 50 (3.10%) Hadoop Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (8.43%) Kafka
2 120 (7.43%) Web Services
3 95 (5.89%) HTML
4 93 (5.76%) REST
5 74 (4.58%) CSS
6 73 (4.52%) .NET
7 72 (4.46%) Spring
8 65 (4.03%) AngularJS
9 63 (3.90%) RESTful
10 56 (3.47%) XML
11 54 (3.35%) jQuery
12 53 (3.28%) HTML5
13 51 (3.16%) JSON
14 39 (2.42%) SOAP
15 36 (2.23%) Hibernate
16 34 (2.11%) Dropwizard
16 34 (2.11%) J2EE
17 29 (1.80%) Akka
17 29 (1.80%) spray
18 25 (1.55%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 168 (10.41%) Analytical Skills
2 104 (6.44%) Visualisation
3 76 (4.71%) Computer Science
4 65 (4.03%) Algorithms
5 52 (3.22%) Mathematics
6 49 (3.04%) Statistics
7 44 (2.73%) User Experience
8 37 (2.29%) Data Integration
9 30 (1.86%) Credit Risk
10 29 (1.80%) Management Information System
11 27 (1.67%) Data Structures
12 22 (1.36%) Mobile App
12 22 (1.36%) Semantic Web
13 21 (1.30%) Fintech
14 18 (1.12%) Data Centre
15 17 (1.05%) Performance Metrics
16 16 (0.99%) Digital Media
16 16 (0.99%) Market Risk
17 15 (0.93%) Grid Computing
17 15 (0.93%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 240 (14.87%) Linux
2 123 (7.62%) Unix
3 76 (4.71%) Windows
4 30 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (1.30%) CentOS
5 21 (1.30%) Windows Server
6 16 (0.99%) Ubuntu
7 8 (0.50%) Apple iOS
8 7 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.37%) AIX
9 6 (0.37%) Android
9 6 (0.37%) Mac OS X
9 6 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.12%) Solaris
11 1 (0.062%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.062%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.062%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.062%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 502 (31.10%) Agile Software Development
2 451 (27.94%) Analytics
3 361 (22.37%) Business Intelligence
4 219 (13.57%) Scrum
5 204 (12.64%) ETL
6 198 (12.27%) Data Modelling
7 193 (11.96%) TDD
8 188 (11.65%) Open Source
9 167 (10.35%) DevOps
10 152 (9.42%) Data Analytics
11 147 (9.11%) Continuous Integration
12 133 (8.24%) E-Commerce
13 121 (7.50%) Data Analysis
14 112 (6.94%) Machine Learning
15 111 (6.88%) MapReduce
16 98 (6.07%) Data Architecture
17 83 (5.14%) Big Data Analytics
18 82 (5.08%) Software Engineering
19 77 (4.77%) Data Management
19 77 (4.77%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 599 (37.11%) Java
2 421 (26.08%) SQL
3 318 (19.70%) Python
4 316 (19.58%) Scala
5 149 (9.23%) R
6 139 (8.61%) JavaScript
7 82 (5.08%) C#
8 68 (4.21%) Shell Script
9 62 (3.84%) C++
10 56 (3.47%) Ruby
11 54 (3.35%) PL/SQL
12 53 (3.28%) PHP
13 48 (2.97%) Perl
14 47 (2.91%) C
15 39 (2.42%) Bash Shell
16 38 (2.35%) T-SQL
17 33 (2.04%) MATLAB
18 18 (1.12%) VBA
19 17 (1.05%) Groovy
20 13 (0.81%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 139 (8.61%) Degree
2 128 (7.93%) Security Cleared
3 67 (4.15%) SC Cleared
4 49 (3.04%) DV Cleared
5 19 (1.18%) PhD
6 15 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
7 12 (0.74%) PMI Certification
8 11 (0.68%) SAS Certification
9 9 (0.56%) PMP
10 5 (0.31%) ISTQB
10 5 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.25%) CITP
11 4 (0.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (0.19%) CISSP
12 3 (0.19%) EMC Certification
12 3 (0.19%) ISEB
12 3 (0.19%) MCSD
12 3 (0.19%) MCSE
12 3 (0.19%) RHCE
13 2 (0.12%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (5.45%) QA
2 48 (2.97%) Data Quality
3 12 (0.74%) SLA
4 6 (0.37%) Dublin Core
5 5 (0.31%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.12%) COBIT
7 2 (0.12%) GCP
7 2 (0.12%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.062%) Basel III
8 1 (0.062%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.062%) MiFID
8 1 (0.062%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 113 (7.00%) HDFS
2 72 (4.46%) Docker
3 66 (4.09%) Apache Flume
4 22 (1.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 14 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (0.50%) Active Directory
7 6 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (0.31%) vCloud
9 3 (0.19%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.12%) Firmware
10 2 (0.12%) GridGain
10 2 (0.12%) KVM
10 2 (0.12%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.062%) NFS
11 1 (0.062%) SRDF
11 1 (0.062%) UAG
11 1 (0.062%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.062%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.062%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.062%) Xen
Systems Management
1 89 (5.51%) Puppet
2 69 (4.28%) Ansible
3 64 (3.97%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (1.73%) Ambari
5 24 (1.49%) Hadoop YARN
5 24 (1.49%) Oozie
6 18 (1.12%) Mesos
7 15 (0.93%) Nagios
8 12 (0.74%) ZABBIX
9 9 (0.56%) StatsD
10 8 (0.50%) Graphite
10 8 (0.50%) Kubernetes
10 8 (0.50%) logstash
11 7 (0.43%) Kibana
11 7 (0.43%) Terraform
12 6 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
12 6 (0.37%) SCCM
13 5 (0.31%) Ganglia
14 3 (0.19%) Capistrano
14 3 (0.19%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 204 (12.64%) Oracle
2 111 (6.88%) Tableau
3 101 (6.26%) Cloudera
4 87 (5.39%) Microsoft
5 67 (4.15%) Informatica
6 66 (4.09%) Teradata
7 61 (3.78%) Hortonworks
8 40 (2.48%) IBM
9 36 (2.23%) SAP
10 34 (2.11%) VMware
11 33 (2.04%) Splunk
12 32 (1.98%) Talend
13 25 (1.55%) Red Hat
14 23 (1.43%) Cognos
15 22 (1.36%) Vertica
16 20 (1.24%) MapR
17 19 (1.18%) Google
17 19 (1.18%) HP
18 17 (1.05%) Atlassian
19 14 (0.87%) Cisco
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