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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Big Data
UK / England
Rank 73 130 188
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +58
Contract jobs citing Big Data 1254 864 558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.02% 1.86% 1.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.56% 8.07% 5.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 821 625 403
Median daily rate £538 £520 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.36% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Median hourly rate £71.00 £26.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+173.07% -28.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.80 £23.20 £35.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £94.20 £42.40 £37.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £46.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +27.39%

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
9249 10712 9957
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.27% 23.02% 21.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 6240 7261 6607
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 £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 199 149
Median hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% -14.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £15.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £55.70 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +49 927 £550 - 264
South East +24 124 £475 -5.00% 48
South West +16 53 £500 +11.11% 20
East of England +16 42 £500 +12.35% 14
North West +36 41 £519 +15.27% 30
Yorkshire +14 30 £450 -18.18% 8
West Midlands -3 24 £450 -2.17% 7
East Midlands +7 11 £544 +35.93% 10
North East -29 2 - - 1
Big Data
UK

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 1411 (57.85%) Hadoop
2 992 (40.67%) Java
3 910 (37.31%) Agile Software Development
4 878 (36.00%) Apache Spark
5 689 (28.25%) Python
6 632 (25.91%) SQL
7 604 (24.76%) Scala
8 567 (23.25%) Analytics
9 547 (22.43%) Finance
10 545 (22.35%) Apache Hive
11 460 (18.86%) Linux
12 423 (17.34%) DevOps
13 416 (17.06%) Business Intelligence
14 410 (16.81%) Banking
15 378 (15.50%) NoSQL
16 374 (15.33%) ETL
17 372 (15.25%) Amazon AWS
18 371 (15.21%) Kafka
19 366 (15.01%) Scrum
20 337 (13.82%) Data Warehouse
21 309 (12.67%) HBase
22 289 (11.85%) Data Modelling
23 285 (11.69%) TDD
24 283 (11.60%) Continuous Integration
25 271 (11.11%) MongoDB
26 270 (11.07%) MapReduce
26 270 (11.07%) Open Source
27 261 (10.70%) Oracle
28 260 (10.66%) HDFS
29 254 (10.41%) Analytical Skills

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
1 878 (36.00%) Apache Spark
2 225 (9.23%) Apache Pig
3 168 (6.89%) Apache
4 139 (5.70%) Elasticsearch
5 113 (4.63%) SAS
6 63 (2.58%) Confluence
7 61 (2.50%) Apache Solr
8 39 (1.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 21 (0.86%) SharePoint
10 20 (0.82%) Tomcat
11 16 (0.66%) Jupyter
12 13 (0.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 13 (0.53%) Oracle Coherence
12 13 (0.53%) WebSphere
13 11 (0.45%) Cloud Foundry
13 11 (0.45%) nginx
14 8 (0.33%) GemFire
14 8 (0.33%) OpenStack
15 6 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
15 6 (0.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 46 (1.89%) MS Excel
2 20 (0.82%) SPSS
3 17 (0.70%) MS Office
4 14 (0.57%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (0.33%) Stata
7 5 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.12%) MS Project
9 1 (0.041%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.041%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.041%) EViews
9 1 (0.041%) InVision
9 1 (0.041%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.041%) Weka
Business Applications
1 18 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (0.53%) Adobe Campaign
3 8 (0.33%) Unica
4 5 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.12%) FastStats
5 3 (0.12%) Sprinklr
6 2 (0.082%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.082%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.041%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 1 (0.041%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.041%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.041%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.041%) HFM
7 1 (0.041%) Loan IQ
7 1 (0.041%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.041%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.041%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.041%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.041%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.041%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 372 (15.25%) Amazon AWS
2 134 (5.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 67 (2.75%) Cloud Computing
4 56 (2.30%) Amazon EMR
4 56 (2.30%) GitHub
5 53 (2.17%) Amazon S3
6 45 (1.85%) Amazon Kinesis
7 42 (1.72%) PaaS
8 41 (1.68%) Amazon EC2
9 39 (1.60%) SaaS
10 22 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
11 16 (0.66%) AWS Lambda
12 13 (0.53%) Google Analytics
13 12 (0.49%) Azure Machine Learning
14 11 (0.45%) Office 365
14 11 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 10 (0.41%) IaaS
15 10 (0.41%) IBM Cloud
16 9 (0.37%) Adobe Analytics
17 8 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 57 (2.34%) Kerberos
2 30 (1.23%) HTTP
3 29 (1.19%) Firewall
4 21 (0.86%) Internet
4 21 (0.86%) LDAP
5 16 (0.66%) TCP/IP
6 15 (0.62%) Network Security
7 14 (0.57%) SMS
8 13 (0.53%) LAN
8 13 (0.53%) WAN
9 9 (0.37%) FTP
10 6 (0.25%) DNS
10 6 (0.25%) Intrusion Detection
10 6 (0.25%) SAN
10 6 (0.25%) VPN
11 5 (0.21%) VoIP
12 4 (0.16%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (0.16%) Skype
13 3 (0.12%) Intranet
14 2 (0.082%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1411 (57.85%) Hadoop
2 545 (22.35%) Apache Hive
3 378 (15.50%) NoSQL
4 337 (13.82%) Data Warehouse
5 309 (12.67%) HBase
6 271 (11.11%) MongoDB
7 242 (9.92%) Relational Database
8 235 (9.64%) Apache Cassandra
9 211 (8.65%) SQL Server
10 140 (5.74%) PostgreSQL
11 137 (5.62%) Sqoop
12 113 (4.63%) MySQL
13 107 (4.39%) QlikView
14 99 (4.06%) Impala
15 97 (3.98%) Data Lake
16 96 (3.94%) RDBMS
17 82 (3.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 55 (2.26%) Amazon Redshift
19 49 (2.01%) Neo4j
20 47 (1.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 200 (8.20%) Git (software)
2 183 (7.50%) Jenkins
3 162 (6.64%) JIRA
4 95 (3.90%) Maven
5 65 (2.67%) Gradle
6 60 (2.46%) Selenium
6 60 (2.46%) Talend Open Studio
7 55 (2.26%) JUnit
8 36 (1.48%) Cucumber
9 34 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 33 (1.35%) Mockito
11 27 (1.11%) TeamCity
12 26 (1.07%) Hudson
13 23 (0.94%) Ant
13 23 (0.94%) Eclipse
13 23 (0.94%) Vagrant
14 22 (0.90%) Subversion
15 19 (0.78%) Bitbucket
15 19 (0.78%) Sonatype Nexus
16 17 (0.70%) IntelliJ
General
1 547 (22.43%) Finance
2 410 (16.81%) Banking
3 215 (8.82%) Marketing
4 138 (5.66%) Investment Banking
5 130 (5.33%) Retail
6 92 (3.77%) Front Office
7 58 (2.38%) Telecoms
8 45 (1.85%) Legal
9 24 (0.98%) Games
10 23 (0.94%) Financial Institution
11 22 (0.90%) Corporate Banking
12 21 (0.86%) Manufacturing
12 21 (0.86%) Retail Banking
13 18 (0.74%) Electronics
14 11 (0.45%) Publishing
15 8 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.25%) Automotive
16 6 (0.25%) Billing
16 6 (0.25%) Military
17 4 (0.16%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 794 (32.55%) Developer
2 422 (17.30%) Architect
3 337 (13.82%) Java Developer
4 302 (12.38%) Data Engineer
5 290 (11.89%) Big Data Developer
6 286 (11.73%) Big Data Engineer
7 261 (10.70%) Data Architect
8 174 (7.13%) Analyst
9 166 (6.81%) Big Data Architect
10 160 (6.56%) DevOps Engineer
11 144 (5.90%) Hadoop Developer
12 136 (5.58%) Scala Developer
12 136 (5.58%) Senior Developer
13 115 (4.72%) Hadoop Engineer
14 114 (4.67%) Consultant
15 91 (3.73%) Senior Java Developer
16 85 (3.49%) Administrator
16 85 (3.49%) Data Scientist
17 83 (3.40%) Apache Spark Developer
18 76 (3.12%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 371 (15.21%) Kafka
2 207 (8.49%) Web Services
3 172 (7.05%) REST
4 157 (6.44%) HTML
5 144 (5.90%) AngularJS
6 143 (5.86%) Spring
7 120 (4.92%) JSON
8 114 (4.67%) CSS
9 113 (4.63%) .NET
10 104 (4.26%) XML
11 96 (3.94%) HTML5
12 90 (3.69%) Akka
13 85 (3.49%) Node.js
14 76 (3.12%) J2EE
15 73 (2.99%) SOAP
16 69 (2.83%) Spark Streaming
17 64 (2.62%) JMS
18 48 (1.97%) Middleware
19 47 (1.93%) RESTful
20 44 (1.80%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 254 (10.41%) Analytical Skills
2 171 (7.01%) Visualisation
3 125 (5.13%) Data Integration
4 123 (5.04%) Algorithms
5 121 (4.96%) Credit Risk
6 118 (4.84%) Statistics
7 115 (4.72%) Computer Science
8 105 (4.31%) Mathematics
9 86 (3.53%) Management Information System
10 50 (2.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 45 (1.85%) User Experience
12 43 (1.76%) Data Centre
13 41 (1.68%) Equities
14 35 (1.44%) Social Media
15 34 (1.39%) Data Structures
16 28 (1.15%) Blockchain
16 28 (1.15%) Grid Computing
16 28 (1.15%) Virtual Team
17 27 (1.11%) Market Risk
18 26 (1.07%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 460 (18.86%) Linux
2 239 (9.80%) Unix
3 107 (4.39%) Windows
4 67 (2.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 27 (1.11%) AIX
6 22 (0.90%) CentOS
7 12 (0.49%) Ubuntu
8 11 (0.45%) Android
8 11 (0.45%) Solaris
9 10 (0.41%) Apple iOS
10 9 (0.37%) Windows Vista
11 8 (0.33%) HPUX
12 7 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (0.21%) Windows Server
14 4 (0.16%) MVS
14 4 (0.16%) Windows 10
14 4 (0.16%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.12%) SUSE
15 3 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
16 2 (0.082%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 910 (37.31%) Agile Software Development
2 567 (23.25%) Analytics
3 423 (17.34%) DevOps
4 416 (17.06%) Business Intelligence
5 374 (15.33%) ETL
6 366 (15.01%) Scrum
7 289 (11.85%) Data Modelling
8 285 (11.69%) TDD
9 283 (11.60%) Continuous Integration
10 270 (11.07%) MapReduce
10 270 (11.07%) Open Source
11 230 (9.43%) Machine Learning
12 187 (7.67%) Data Analytics
13 183 (7.50%) Software Engineering
14 150 (6.15%) Microservices
15 149 (6.11%) Stakeholder Management
16 148 (6.07%) Data Architecture
17 146 (5.99%) BDD
18 142 (5.82%) Data Analysis
19 123 (5.04%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 992 (40.67%) Java
2 689 (28.25%) Python
3 632 (25.91%) SQL
4 604 (24.76%) Scala
5 254 (10.41%) R
6 224 (9.18%) JavaScript
7 111 (4.55%) C#
8 106 (4.35%) Bash Shell
8 106 (4.35%) Perl
9 100 (4.10%) C++
10 96 (3.94%) Shell Script
11 83 (3.40%) C
12 69 (2.83%) Ruby
13 64 (2.62%) T-SQL
14 32 (1.31%) MATLAB
14 32 (1.31%) PHP
15 27 (1.11%) PL/SQL
16 21 (0.86%) Go
17 18 (0.74%) PowerShell
18 16 (0.66%) Korn
Qualifications
1 226 (9.27%) Degree
2 196 (8.04%) Security Cleared
3 106 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 92 (3.77%) DV Cleared
5 62 (2.54%) PhD
6 37 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
7 10 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (0.37%) BC Cleared
8 9 (0.37%) Postgraduate
9 7 (0.29%) CISSP
9 7 (0.29%) ISEB
9 7 (0.29%) PMP
10 6 (0.25%) AWS Certification
10 6 (0.25%) ISTQB
10 6 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.21%) CCNA
11 5 (0.21%) CCNP
11 5 (0.21%) CCSA
11 5 (0.21%) CEH
11 5 (0.21%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (3.65%) QA
2 84 (3.44%) Data Quality
3 18 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
4 13 (0.53%) FATCA
5 11 (0.45%) ISO20022
6 10 (0.41%) SLA
7 9 (0.37%) MiFID
8 5 (0.21%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
9 3 (0.12%) EMIR
10 2 (0.082%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (0.082%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.041%) GCP
11 1 (0.041%) GDPR
System Software
1 260 (10.66%) HDFS
2 144 (5.90%) Docker
3 108 (4.43%) Apache Flume
4 48 (1.97%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 44 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
6 39 (1.60%) vCloud
7 23 (0.94%) Active Directory
8 13 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
9 8 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (0.21%) Hyper-V
11 4 (0.16%) KVM
12 2 (0.082%) NFS
12 2 (0.082%) Shibboleth
13 1 (0.041%) GPFS
13 1 (0.041%) SRDF
13 1 (0.041%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 178 (7.30%) Puppet
2 136 (5.58%) Ansible
3 135 (5.54%) Hadoop YARN
4 116 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
5 100 (4.10%) Oozie
6 42 (1.72%) Terraform
7 37 (1.52%) Ambari
7 37 (1.52%) Kibana
7 37 (1.52%) Mesos
8 24 (0.98%) Kubernetes
9 18 (0.74%) Nagios
10 17 (0.70%) logstash
10 17 (0.70%) MOM
11 14 (0.57%) Salt
12 10 (0.41%) Rsyslog
13 9 (0.37%) Marathon
14 7 (0.29%) Grafana
15 6 (0.25%) Graphite
15 6 (0.25%) Network Intrusion Detection System
16 5 (0.21%) Control-M
Vendors
1 261 (10.70%) Oracle
2 185 (7.59%) Hortonworks
3 180 (7.38%) Cloudera
4 121 (4.96%) Tableau
5 96 (3.94%) Microsoft
6 92 (3.77%) Teradata
7 87 (3.57%) Red Hat
8 64 (2.62%) Informatica
9 60 (2.46%) SAP
9 60 (2.46%) Talend
10 56 (2.30%) VMware
11 54 (2.21%) Splunk
12 52 (2.13%) IBM
13 45 (1.85%) Google
14 43 (1.76%) MicroStrategy
15 41 (1.68%) MuleSoft
16 38 (1.56%) Atlassian
17 36 (1.48%) MapR
18 32 (1.31%) Sybase
19 30 (1.23%) Adobe
London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £700 - £800 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Sogeti
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £1 per day + Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £575 - £625 Per Day please send CV
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Posted: Yesterday
London
LA International
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £525 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ninesharp
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £550.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £325 - £425 per day + experience dependant
Posted: Yesterday
London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + experience dependant
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £850 - £900 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Spring Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £458.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: Yesterday
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 15 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Energon People
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago