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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 178 237 351
Rank change year-on-year
+59 +114
Contract jobs citing Big Data 633 418 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.27% 0.85% 0.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.70% 3.93% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 476 276 138
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£545 £491 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.94% +9.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £329 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £444 £450
% change year-on-year
+12.67% -1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Average hourly rate £21.66 £20.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.64% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £20.50 -
% change year-on-year
-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
11109 10625 9065
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.20% 21.54% 21.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7400 6886 5594
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 172 209
Average hourly rate £26.00 £32.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.41 £14.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £55.00 £45.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £32.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-11.72% +13.04%

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Big Data across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data within the England region over the 3 months to 28 May 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 +59 391 £550 +10.00% 216
South East +3 82 £450 -6.25% 36
North West +33 71 £600 +60.00% 18
East of England +21 23 £450 +5.88% 11
South West +13 23 £515 +8.42% 12
Yorkshire -4 16 £650 +76.87% 10
West Midlands -3 15 £325 -44.93% 2
East Midlands -2 6 £475 - 2
Midlands +2 2 £581 -
North East - 2 £700 - 6
Big Data
UK

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Big Data also 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 that cited Big Data.

1 590 (50.99%) Hadoop
2 444 (38.38%) Java
3 414 (35.78%) Agile Software Development
4 273 (23.60%) Analytics
5 266 (22.99%) SQL
6 259 (22.39%) Data Warehouse
7 252 (21.78%) Finance
8 188 (16.25%) MongoDB
9 186 (16.08%) Apache Hive
10 178 (15.38%) Python
11 172 (14.87%) Banking
12 170 (14.69%) NoSQL
13 168 (14.52%) Business Intelligence
14 166 (14.35%) Oracle
15 163 (14.09%) Apache Spark
16 157 (13.57%) Data Modelling
17 156 (13.48%) TDD
18 144 (12.45%) Scala
19 140 (12.10%) Linux
20 138 (11.93%) Open Source
21 134 (11.58%) ETL
22 133 (11.50%) Visualisation
23 126 (10.89%) Amazon AWS
24 124 (10.72%) Scrum
25 122 (10.54%) Apache Cassandra
25 122 (10.54%) MapReduce
26 119 (10.29%) JavaScript
27 116 (10.03%) R
28 113 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
29 108 (9.33%) HBase

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Big Data also 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 that cited Big Data. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 163 (14.09%) Apache Spark
2 99 (8.56%) Apache Pig
3 60 (5.19%) SAS
4 55 (4.75%) Apache
5 52 (4.49%) Elasticsearch
6 48 (4.15%) Node.js
7 24 (2.07%) Apache Solr
8 21 (1.82%) WebSphere
9 20 (1.73%) Confluence
10 16 (1.38%) WebLogic
11 13 (1.12%) SharePoint
12 10 (0.86%) OpenStack
13 9 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
13 9 (0.78%) Tomcat
14 8 (0.69%) CMS
15 5 (0.43%) JBoss
16 4 (0.35%) Mule
16 4 (0.35%) IIS
17 3 (0.26%) nginx
17 3 (0.26%) WorkSite
Applications
1 34 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 18 (1.56%) SPSS
3 17 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (0.95%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.86%) MS Office
6 4 (0.35%) MS Project
7 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.17%) Weka
8 1 (0.086%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 10 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.26%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 3 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.086%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.086%) MultiFonds
3 1 (0.086%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.086%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.086%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 126 (10.89%) Amazon AWS
2 80 (6.91%) Cloud Computing
3 49 (4.24%) IaaS
4 18 (1.56%) PaaS
4 18 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
5 16 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
6 13 (1.12%) SaaS
7 9 (0.78%) Amazon EMR
8 8 (0.69%) Amazon S3
9 7 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (0.43%) Route 53
11 4 (0.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 3 (0.26%) Amazon Glacier
12 3 (0.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 3 (0.26%) GitHub
12 3 (0.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 2 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
13 2 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
13 2 (0.17%) Google Analytics
14 1 (0.086%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 38 (3.28%) Internet
2 20 (1.73%) TCP/IP
3 19 (1.64%) HTTP
4 18 (1.56%) Network Security
5 17 (1.47%) Kerberos
6 16 (1.38%) Unified Communications
7 15 (1.30%) Converged Networks
8 14 (1.21%) AMQP
8 14 (1.21%) LDAP
9 13 (1.12%) VPN
10 12 (1.04%) LAN
10 12 (1.04%) WAN
10 12 (1.04%) X.509
10 12 (1.04%) Firewall
11 10 (0.86%) MPLS
12 9 (0.78%) SAN
13 8 (0.69%) NetScaler
13 8 (0.69%) SSL
13 8 (0.69%) VLAN
14 7 (0.61%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 590 (50.99%) Hadoop
2 259 (22.39%) Data Warehouse
3 188 (16.25%) MongoDB
4 186 (16.08%) Apache Hive
5 170 (14.69%) NoSQL
6 122 (10.54%) Apache Cassandra
7 108 (9.33%) HBase
8 93 (8.04%) SQL Server
9 59 (5.10%) Relational Database
10 57 (4.93%) Impala
11 48 (4.15%) Data Mining
12 44 (3.80%) RDBMS
13 39 (3.37%) QlikView
14 38 (3.28%) MySQL
15 37 (3.20%) Sqoop
16 32 (2.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 26 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
17 26 (2.25%) DB2
18 24 (2.07%) CouchDB
18 24 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 35 (3.03%) Git (software)
2 30 (2.59%) JIRA
3 29 (2.51%) Cucumber
3 29 (2.51%) Jenkins
4 26 (2.25%) JUnit
5 25 (2.16%) Subversion
6 17 (1.47%) Ant
7 16 (1.38%) Mercurial
7 16 (1.38%) Eclipse
8 15 (1.30%) Maven
8 15 (1.30%) Gradle
9 12 (1.04%) Selenium
10 9 (0.78%) Talend Open Studio
10 9 (0.78%) Hudson
11 8 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 7 (0.61%) TeamCity
13 4 (0.35%) LoadUI
13 4 (0.35%) SoapUI
13 4 (0.35%) ERwin
14 3 (0.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 252 (21.78%) Finance
2 172 (14.87%) Banking
3 77 (6.66%) Investment Banking
4 55 (4.75%) Marketing
5 43 (3.72%) Retail
5 43 (3.72%) Telecoms
6 29 (2.51%) Games
7 20 (1.73%) Front Office
8 17 (1.47%) Advertising
9 16 (1.38%) Manufacturing
10 13 (1.12%) Publishing
11 12 (1.04%) Legal
12 10 (0.86%) Electronics
13 7 (0.61%) Corporate Banking
14 6 (0.52%) Back Office
15 4 (0.35%) Law
16 3 (0.26%) Retail Banking
17 2 (0.17%) German Language
17 2 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
17 2 (0.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 429 (37.08%) Developer
2 291 (25.15%) Architect
3 129 (11.15%) Java Developer
4 104 (8.99%) Data Architect
5 103 (8.90%) Analyst
6 91 (7.87%) Hadoop Developer
7 85 (7.35%) Project Manager
8 82 (7.09%) Senior Developer
9 70 (6.05%) Consultant
10 66 (5.70%) Technical Architect
11 61 (5.27%) Solutions Architect
12 54 (4.67%) Business Analyst
13 49 (4.24%) Big Data Architect
14 44 (3.80%) Scala Developer
15 41 (3.54%) Big Data Developer
15 41 (3.54%) Senior Architect
16 39 (3.37%) Data Scientist
17 37 (3.20%) Data Analyst
18 35 (3.03%) Data Consultant
19 30 (2.59%) Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (8.99%) Web Services
2 88 (7.61%) .NET
3 85 (7.35%) HTML
4 84 (7.26%) AngularJS
5 74 (6.40%) J2EE
6 60 (5.19%) XML
7 59 (5.10%) RESTful
8 55 (4.75%) HTML5
9 48 (4.15%) CSS
10 46 (3.98%) Spring
10 46 (3.98%) REST
11 45 (3.89%) Kafka
11 45 (3.89%) JSON
12 37 (3.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 36 (3.11%) Akka
14 35 (3.03%) JMS
15 33 (2.85%) SOAP
15 33 (2.85%) Java EE
16 25 (2.16%) jQuery
17 21 (1.82%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 133 (11.50%) Visualisation
2 113 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (4.15%) Statistics
4 46 (3.98%) Data Integration
5 44 (3.80%) Computer Science
6 35 (3.03%) Algorithms
7 29 (2.51%) Mathematics
8 28 (2.42%) Market Risk
9 27 (2.33%) Credit Risk
10 25 (2.16%) User Experience
11 23 (1.99%) Data Structures
12 20 (1.73%) Online Games
12 20 (1.73%) Private Cloud
13 19 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 18 (1.56%) Data Centre
15 15 (1.30%) Fixed Income
16 14 (1.21%) Management Information System
16 14 (1.21%) Client/Server
17 13 (1.12%) Replication
17 13 (1.12%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 140 (12.10%) Linux
2 88 (7.61%) UNIX
3 68 (5.88%) Windows
4 18 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (0.86%) CentOS
6 7 (0.61%) Ubuntu
7 6 (0.52%) Debian
8 3 (0.26%) Solaris
8 3 (0.26%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.26%) Android
9 2 (0.17%) CoreOS
10 1 (0.086%) SUSE
10 1 (0.086%) Fedora
10 1 (0.086%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 414 (35.78%) Agile Software Development
2 273 (23.60%) Analytics
3 168 (14.52%) Business Intelligence
4 157 (13.57%) Data Modelling
5 156 (13.48%) TDD
6 138 (11.93%) Open Source
7 134 (11.58%) ETL
8 124 (10.72%) Scrum
9 122 (10.54%) MapReduce
10 92 (7.95%) Data Architecture
11 82 (7.09%) Project Management
12 76 (6.57%) Continuous Integration
13 70 (6.05%) Data Analysis
14 69 (5.96%) OO
15 68 (5.88%) SDLC
16 66 (5.70%) Stakeholder Management
17 65 (5.62%) Machine Learning
18 64 (5.53%) DevOps
19 62 (5.36%) Data Management
20 57 (4.93%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 444 (38.38%) Java
2 266 (22.99%) SQL
3 178 (15.38%) Python
4 144 (12.45%) Scala
5 119 (10.29%) JavaScript
6 116 (10.03%) R
7 64 (5.53%) C#
8 51 (4.41%) Ruby
8 51 (4.41%) C++
9 32 (2.77%) PHP
10 30 (2.59%) T-SQL
11 28 (2.42%) Perl
12 21 (1.82%) Bash Shell
13 16 (1.38%) VBA
14 14 (1.21%) Shell Script
15 13 (1.12%) PL/SQL
15 13 (1.12%) Clojure
16 11 (0.95%) MATLAB
16 11 (0.95%) Groovy
17 10 (0.86%) C
Qualifications
1 101 (8.73%) Degree
2 52 (4.49%) Security Cleared
3 28 (2.42%) SC Cleared
4 20 (1.73%) DV Cleared
5 17 (1.47%) PhD
6 9 (0.78%) CISSP
7 7 (0.61%) PMI Certification
8 6 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (0.52%) CISM
9 5 (0.43%) PMP
9 5 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (0.35%) Microsoft Certified Master
10 4 (0.35%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 4 (0.35%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (0.35%) ISEB
10 4 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.26%) CCNP
11 3 (0.26%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (2.59%) QA
2 13 (1.12%) SLA
3 10 (0.86%) Data Quality
3 10 (0.86%) Dodd-Frank
4 7 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.61%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.43%) Basel III
6 3 (0.26%) Basel II
6 3 (0.26%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.086%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.086%) P3O
System Software
1 93 (8.04%) HDFS
2 42 (3.63%) Apache Flume
3 31 (2.68%) Docker
4 17 (1.47%) Active Directory
5 15 (1.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 14 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (1.04%) Hyper-V
8 10 (0.86%) vCloud
8 10 (0.86%) vSphere
9 7 (0.61%) XenServer
10 3 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.17%) GPFS
11 2 (0.17%) Ceph
12 1 (0.086%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.086%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.086%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 67 (5.79%) Opscode Chef
2 45 (3.89%) Puppet
3 41 (3.54%) StatsD
4 40 (3.46%) Oozie
5 31 (2.68%) Hadoop YARN
6 18 (1.56%) Vagrant
7 16 (1.38%) Ansible
8 14 (1.21%) Nagios
9 13 (1.12%) Salt
10 11 (0.95%) Mesos
11 10 (0.86%) ZABBIX
12 7 (0.61%) Cacti
12 7 (0.61%) Ambari
13 4 (0.35%) Graphite
14 2 (0.17%) Kibana
14 2 (0.17%) Munin
14 2 (0.17%) yum
14 2 (0.17%) OpenView
14 2 (0.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 1 (0.086%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 166 (14.35%) Oracle
2 88 (7.61%) Tableau
3 79 (6.83%) Teradata
4 73 (6.31%) Microsoft
5 50 (4.32%) Citrix
6 46 (3.98%) Cloudera
7 38 (3.28%) Apigee
7 38 (3.28%) Mashery
8 35 (3.03%) IBM
9 25 (2.16%) Red Hat
10 23 (1.99%) Business Objects
11 21 (1.82%) Informatica
12 20 (1.73%) SAP
12 20 (1.73%) HP
13 19 (1.64%) Vertica
14 16 (1.38%) Atlassian
14 16 (1.38%) VMware
15 15 (1.30%) Netezza
15 15 (1.30%) Splunk
16 14 (1.21%) Ab Initio
City, London
ISL
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment Limited
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Networking People
Posted: 13 hours ago
West London
Optima Connections
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
South East
Scarlet Fraser Associates
Salary: £500-600/Day or £70-75k + package
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £425 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £430 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Mercator IT Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £430 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Mercator IT Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £0.00 - £1 per day + Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago