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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 185 226 326
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +100
Contract jobs citing Big Data 585 435 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.18% 0.91% 0.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.21% 4.25% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 277 176
Average daily rate
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£525 £525 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £312 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £20.50 £21.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.50 -
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
11236 10235 9690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.60% 21.37% 21.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 7476 6463 5945
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 154 215
Average hourly rate £27.78 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.87 £52.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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 7 July 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
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 7 July 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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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 +38 382 £550 - 230
South East +16 93 £451 +12.62% 66
North West -10 32 £500 +8.10% 15
East of England +3 24 £450 +5.88% 21
Yorkshire -8 18 £500 +29.87% 11
West Midlands +4 12 £310 -38.00% 10
East Midlands 0 9 £450 - 7
South West -22 9 £500 - 19
Midlands - 2 £581 -
North East - 1 - - 5
Big Data
UK

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 587 (48.84%) Hadoop
2 436 (36.27%) Java
3 409 (34.03%) Agile Software Development
4 273 (22.71%) Analytics
5 265 (22.05%) Finance
6 257 (21.38%) SQL
6 257 (21.38%) Data Warehouse
7 184 (15.31%) MongoDB
8 180 (14.98%) Business Intelligence
9 174 (14.48%) Oracle
10 172 (14.31%) Apache Spark
11 163 (13.56%) Banking
12 162 (13.48%) Apache Hive
13 160 (13.31%) Python
14 159 (13.23%) Data Modelling
15 157 (13.06%) TDD
16 155 (12.90%) Linux
17 154 (12.81%) Scala
18 152 (12.65%) NoSQL
19 144 (11.98%) ETL
20 140 (11.65%) Open Source
21 137 (11.40%) Amazon AWS
21 137 (11.40%) JavaScript
21 137 (11.40%) Scrum
22 133 (11.06%) Visualisation
23 127 (10.57%) Apache Cassandra
24 122 (10.15%) R
24 122 (10.15%) Analytical Skills
25 107 (8.90%) SQL Server
26 104 (8.65%) UNIX

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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
1 172 (14.31%) Apache Spark
2 95 (7.90%) Apache Pig
3 57 (4.74%) Apache
3 57 (4.74%) SAS
4 55 (4.58%) Elasticsearch
4 55 (4.58%) Node.js
5 30 (2.50%) Apache Solr
6 28 (2.33%) WebSphere
7 23 (1.91%) Confluence
8 19 (1.58%) SharePoint
9 16 (1.33%) WebLogic
10 12 (1.00%) CMS
11 9 (0.75%) Oracle Coherence
11 9 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
12 8 (0.67%) OpenStack
13 6 (0.50%) Tomcat
13 6 (0.50%) Mule
14 5 (0.42%) nginx
15 4 (0.33%) WorkSite
15 4 (0.33%) IIS
Applications
1 45 (3.74%) MS Excel
2 22 (1.83%) SPSS
3 18 (1.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (1.00%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.00%) MS Office
5 4 (0.33%) MS Project
5 4 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.17%) Weka
7 1 (0.083%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.083%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.50%) Oracle Financials
3 5 (0.42%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 3 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.083%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.083%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.083%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.083%) MultiFonds
Cloud Services
1 137 (11.40%) Amazon AWS
2 82 (6.82%) Cloud Computing
3 55 (4.58%) IaaS
4 22 (1.83%) PaaS
5 21 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
6 19 (1.58%) SaaS
7 18 (1.50%) Amazon EC2
8 13 (1.08%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 8 (0.67%) Amazon S3
9 8 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
10 7 (0.58%) Amazon EMR
11 6 (0.50%) Route 53
12 5 (0.42%) GitHub
13 4 (0.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 4 (0.33%) Amazon Glacier
14 2 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 2 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
15 1 (0.083%) Google Compute Engine
15 1 (0.083%) Amazon Kinesis
15 1 (0.083%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 47 (3.91%) Internet
2 20 (1.66%) HTTP
2 20 (1.66%) Network Security
3 19 (1.58%) AMQP
4 18 (1.50%) TCP/IP
5 16 (1.33%) Unified Communications
6 15 (1.25%) SAN
6 15 (1.25%) Kerberos
6 15 (1.25%) Converged Networks
7 14 (1.16%) LAN
7 14 (1.16%) WAN
7 14 (1.16%) Firewall
8 13 (1.08%) VPN
9 12 (1.00%) LDAP
9 12 (1.00%) MPLS
9 12 (1.00%) X.509
10 11 (0.92%) VLAN
11 8 (0.67%) NetScaler
11 8 (0.67%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (0.67%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 587 (48.84%) Hadoop
2 257 (21.38%) Data Warehouse
3 184 (15.31%) MongoDB
4 162 (13.48%) Apache Hive
5 152 (12.65%) NoSQL
6 127 (10.57%) Apache Cassandra
7 107 (8.90%) SQL Server
8 98 (8.15%) HBase
9 60 (4.99%) Impala
10 55 (4.58%) Data Mining
11 54 (4.49%) Relational Database
12 40 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 38 (3.16%) MySQL
14 37 (3.08%) RDBMS
15 35 (2.91%) Sqoop
16 34 (2.83%) QlikView
17 28 (2.33%) Oracle Database
18 26 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 26 (2.16%) DB2
19 24 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 46 (3.83%) Git (software)
2 38 (3.16%) JIRA
3 29 (2.41%) Subversion
4 28 (2.33%) JUnit
5 26 (2.16%) Cucumber
6 25 (2.08%) Jenkins
7 19 (1.58%) Mercurial
8 17 (1.41%) Ant
9 16 (1.33%) Eclipse
10 15 (1.25%) Maven
10 15 (1.25%) Gradle
11 11 (0.92%) Selenium
12 9 (0.75%) Talend Open Studio
12 9 (0.75%) Hudson
13 7 (0.58%) ERwin
14 6 (0.50%) TeamCity
15 5 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 5 (0.42%) Visual Studio
15 5 (0.42%) SoapUI
16 4 (0.33%) LoadUI
General
1 265 (22.05%) Finance
2 163 (13.56%) Banking
3 70 (5.82%) Investment Banking
4 55 (4.58%) Marketing
5 54 (4.49%) Retail
6 51 (4.24%) Telecoms
7 30 (2.50%) Games
8 18 (1.50%) Advertising
8 18 (1.50%) Front Office
9 16 (1.33%) Manufacturing
10 14 (1.16%) Publishing
11 12 (1.00%) Electronics
12 7 (0.58%) Legal
13 6 (0.50%) Retail Banking
13 6 (0.50%) Corporate Banking
14 5 (0.42%) Back Office
14 5 (0.42%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.25%) Law
16 2 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 446 (37.10%) Developer
2 301 (25.04%) Architect
3 128 (10.65%) Java Developer
4 112 (9.32%) Analyst
5 102 (8.49%) Data Architect
6 86 (7.15%) Hadoop Developer
7 83 (6.91%) Project Manager
8 81 (6.74%) Senior Developer
9 73 (6.07%) Technical Architect
10 65 (5.41%) Consultant
10 65 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
11 51 (4.24%) Business Analyst
12 47 (3.91%) Data Analyst
13 42 (3.49%) Big Data Architect
14 41 (3.41%) Senior Architect
15 40 (3.33%) Data Scientist
16 39 (3.24%) Scala Developer
17 38 (3.16%) Big Data Developer
18 33 (2.75%) Data Consultant
19 30 (2.50%) Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (8.15%) Web Services
2 90 (7.49%) AngularJS
3 88 (7.32%) .NET
4 83 (6.91%) HTML
5 64 (5.32%) J2EE
6 63 (5.24%) JSON
6 63 (5.24%) RESTful
7 60 (4.99%) XML
8 54 (4.49%) HTML5
9 48 (3.99%) CSS
10 46 (3.83%) REST
11 45 (3.74%) Spring
11 45 (3.74%) Kafka
12 44 (3.66%) JMS
13 42 (3.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 34 (2.83%) SOAP
15 30 (2.50%) Java EE
16 25 (2.08%) Hibernate
17 24 (2.00%) Akka
18 23 (1.91%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 133 (11.06%) Visualisation
2 122 (10.15%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (3.83%) Statistics
4 43 (3.58%) Computer Science
5 42 (3.49%) Data Integration
6 34 (2.83%) Algorithms
7 28 (2.33%) User Experience
8 27 (2.25%) Management Information System
9 25 (2.08%) Mathematics
10 23 (1.91%) Credit Risk
11 22 (1.83%) Market Risk
12 19 (1.58%) Online Games
13 18 (1.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 18 (1.50%) Data Centre
14 17 (1.41%) Private Cloud
15 16 (1.33%) DataPower
15 16 (1.33%) Client/Server
15 16 (1.33%) Replication
16 13 (1.08%) Fixed Income
16 13 (1.08%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 155 (12.90%) Linux
2 104 (8.65%) UNIX
3 72 (5.99%) Windows
4 21 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (0.67%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.50%) Android
6 6 (0.50%) CentOS
7 4 (0.33%) Debian
7 4 (0.33%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.25%) Data ONTAP
8 3 (0.25%) Solaris
8 3 (0.25%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.083%) SUSE
9 1 (0.083%) Fedora
9 1 (0.083%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 409 (34.03%) Agile Software Development
2 273 (22.71%) Analytics
3 180 (14.98%) Business Intelligence
4 159 (13.23%) Data Modelling
5 157 (13.06%) TDD
6 144 (11.98%) ETL
7 140 (11.65%) Open Source
8 137 (11.40%) Scrum
9 102 (8.49%) MapReduce
10 100 (8.32%) Data Architecture
11 85 (7.07%) Project Management
12 78 (6.49%) Continuous Integration
13 74 (6.16%) Data Analysis
14 69 (5.74%) Data Management
15 65 (5.41%) Machine Learning
15 65 (5.41%) SDLC
16 64 (5.32%) Stakeholder Management
17 62 (5.16%) DevOps
18 59 (4.91%) Software Engineering
18 59 (4.91%) OO
Programming Languages
1 436 (36.27%) Java
2 257 (21.38%) SQL
3 160 (13.31%) Python
4 154 (12.81%) Scala
5 137 (11.40%) JavaScript
6 122 (10.15%) R
7 64 (5.32%) C#
8 44 (3.66%) Ruby
9 39 (3.24%) PHP
10 38 (3.16%) C++
11 37 (3.08%) T-SQL
12 25 (2.08%) Perl
12 25 (2.08%) Shell Script
13 20 (1.66%) Bash Shell
14 14 (1.16%) Groovy
15 12 (1.00%) VBA
16 11 (0.92%) C
17 10 (0.83%) Clojure
18 8 (0.67%) MATLAB
18 8 (0.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 92 (7.65%) Degree
2 60 (4.99%) Security Cleared
3 26 (2.16%) SC Cleared
4 25 (2.08%) DV Cleared
5 20 (1.66%) PhD
6 17 (1.41%) CISSP
7 14 (1.16%) CISM
8 8 (0.67%) PMI Certification
9 6 (0.50%) PMP
9 6 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.42%) ISEB
10 5 (0.42%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 5 (0.42%) Microsoft Certified Master
10 5 (0.42%) Microsoft Certified Architect
11 4 (0.33%) VCAP
11 4 (0.33%) CISA
11 4 (0.33%) CCNP
12 3 (0.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (2.75%) QA
2 18 (1.50%) SLA
3 10 (0.83%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.75%) Dodd-Frank
4 9 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.67%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.42%) COBIT
7 4 (0.33%) Basel II
8 3 (0.25%) Basel III
8 3 (0.25%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.083%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 87 (7.24%) HDFS
2 39 (3.24%) Docker
3 36 (3.00%) Apache Flume
4 18 (1.50%) Active Directory
4 18 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (1.33%) Hyper-V
6 12 (1.00%) vSphere
6 12 (1.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 9 (0.75%) vCloud
8 8 (0.67%) XenServer
9 3 (0.25%) SRDF
9 3 (0.25%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 3 (0.25%) NFS
10 2 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.17%) GPFS
10 2 (0.17%) Ceph
11 1 (0.083%) Platform Symphony
11 1 (0.083%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.083%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 67 (5.57%) Opscode Chef
2 44 (3.66%) Puppet
2 44 (3.66%) StatsD
3 35 (2.91%) Oozie
4 21 (1.75%) Hadoop YARN
5 20 (1.66%) Vagrant
6 16 (1.33%) Ansible
7 12 (1.00%) Salt
8 11 (0.92%) Nagios
9 10 (0.83%) Mesos
10 7 (0.58%) ZABBIX
11 5 (0.42%) Cacti
11 5 (0.42%) Ambari
12 4 (0.33%) NetBackup
12 4 (0.33%) Graphite
13 3 (0.25%) Kibana
13 3 (0.25%) EMC VPLEX
13 3 (0.25%) SnapMirror
13 3 (0.25%) SnapVault
13 3 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 174 (14.48%) Oracle
2 89 (7.40%) Microsoft
3 83 (6.91%) Tableau
4 76 (6.32%) Teradata
5 59 (4.91%) Cloudera
6 53 (4.41%) Citrix
7 43 (3.58%) IBM
8 41 (3.41%) Apigee
8 41 (3.41%) Mashery
9 28 (2.33%) SAP
10 27 (2.25%) Informatica
10 27 (2.25%) Ab Initio
11 26 (2.16%) Red Hat
12 24 (2.00%) HP
13 21 (1.75%) Business Objects
13 21 (1.75%) VMware
14 20 (1.66%) Atlassian
15 19 (1.58%) Vertica
16 16 (1.33%) Netezza
17 15 (1.25%) Cisco
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