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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Big Data
UK / England
Rank 80 153 206
Rank change year-on-year
+73 +53
Contract jobs citing Big Data 1175 779 534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.85% 1.63% 1.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.69% 7.29% 5.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 789 558 393
Median daily rate £525 £500 £501
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -0.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £375 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £693
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 4
Median hourly rate £47.00 £26.00 £25.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.76% +0.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £46.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+1.07% +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
9256 10693 10580
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.42% 22.43% 22.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 6330 7294 6919
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 £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 177 159
Median hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £32.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +9.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £16.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.15 £60.62 £51.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +59 843 £550 - 243
South East +29 134 £500 +4.16% 54
North West +70 61 £504 +11.94% 23
East of England +19 43 £450 +1.12% 29
South West +3 42 £500 +15.60% 15
Yorkshire +15 23 £450 -21.73% 15
East Midlands +17 15 £475 +5.55% 7
North East -20 6 £516 -1.80% 4
West Midlands -24 6 £550 +17.02% 3
Big Data
UK

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 1427 (56.99%) Hadoop
2 1001 (39.98%) Java
3 934 (37.30%) Apache Spark
4 891 (35.58%) Agile Software Development
5 798 (31.87%) Python
6 625 (24.96%) Scala
7 621 (24.80%) SQL
8 595 (23.76%) Analytics
9 583 (23.28%) Finance
10 567 (22.64%) Apache Hive
11 465 (18.57%) Linux
12 455 (18.17%) DevOps
13 448 (17.89%) Banking
14 408 (16.29%) NoSQL
15 394 (15.73%) Business Intelligence
16 380 (15.18%) Amazon AWS
17 374 (14.94%) Kafka
18 368 (14.70%) ETL
19 328 (13.10%) Data Warehouse
20 323 (12.90%) Scrum
21 322 (12.86%) HBase
22 296 (11.82%) TDD
23 292 (11.66%) Open Source
24 286 (11.42%) R
25 281 (11.22%) Data Modelling
26 279 (11.14%) MapReduce
27 272 (10.86%) Oracle
28 269 (10.74%) Machine Learning
29 265 (10.58%) MongoDB
30 259 (10.34%) Apache Cassandra

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
1 934 (37.30%) Apache Spark
2 236 (9.42%) Apache Pig
3 185 (7.39%) Apache
4 129 (5.15%) Elasticsearch
5 113 (4.51%) SAS
6 69 (2.76%) Confluence
7 59 (2.36%) Apache Solr
8 40 (1.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 20 (0.80%) SharePoint
10 19 (0.76%) Jupyter
11 17 (0.68%) Tomcat
11 17 (0.68%) WebSphere
12 13 (0.52%) Oracle Coherence
13 12 (0.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 12 (0.48%) OpenStack
14 11 (0.44%) JBoss
15 10 (0.40%) Anypoint
15 10 (0.40%) nginx
16 9 (0.36%) Cloud Foundry
16 9 (0.36%) WebLogic
Applications
1 41 (1.64%) MS Excel
2 25 (1.00%) SPSS
3 19 (0.76%) MS Office
4 10 (0.40%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.24%) Stata
6 4 (0.16%) GNU Octave
7 3 (0.12%) MS Project
8 2 (0.080%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.040%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.040%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.040%) InVision
9 1 (0.040%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.040%) Weka
Business Applications
1 16 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (0.48%) Adobe Campaign
3 4 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.16%) Unica
4 3 (0.12%) FastStats
4 3 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.12%) Sprinklr
5 2 (0.080%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.080%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.080%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.040%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 1 (0.040%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.040%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.040%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.040%) HFM
6 1 (0.040%) Loan IQ
6 1 (0.040%) RMDS
6 1 (0.040%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.040%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.040%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 380 (15.18%) Amazon AWS
2 142 (5.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 76 (3.04%) Cloud Computing
4 69 (2.76%) Amazon S3
5 66 (2.64%) Amazon EMR
6 51 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
7 48 (1.92%) GitHub
8 46 (1.84%) Amazon Kinesis
9 42 (1.68%) PaaS
10 35 (1.40%) SaaS
11 29 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
12 23 (0.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 20 (0.80%) AWS Lambda
14 16 (0.64%) IaaS
14 16 (0.64%) Office 365
15 14 (0.56%) Azure Machine Learning
16 13 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
16 13 (0.52%) Google Analytics
17 12 (0.48%) Amazon ELB
18 9 (0.36%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 62 (2.48%) Kerberos
2 42 (1.68%) HTTP
3 30 (1.20%) LDAP
4 29 (1.16%) Firewall
5 25 (1.00%) TCP/IP
6 18 (0.72%) WAN
7 17 (0.68%) Internet
8 16 (0.64%) LAN
8 16 (0.64%) Network Security
9 13 (0.52%) SMS
10 10 (0.40%) DNS
11 9 (0.36%) SSL
12 8 (0.32%) FTP
13 7 (0.28%) VPN
14 6 (0.24%) Intrusion Detection
14 6 (0.24%) SSH
15 5 (0.20%) SAN
15 5 (0.20%) VoIP
16 4 (0.16%) Cisco Nexus
16 4 (0.16%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1427 (56.99%) Hadoop
2 567 (22.64%) Apache Hive
3 408 (16.29%) NoSQL
4 328 (13.10%) Data Warehouse
5 322 (12.86%) HBase
6 265 (10.58%) MongoDB
7 259 (10.34%) Apache Cassandra
8 239 (9.54%) Relational Database
9 218 (8.71%) SQL Server
10 139 (5.55%) Sqoop
11 132 (5.27%) PostgreSQL
12 112 (4.47%) QlikView
13 110 (4.39%) Impala
14 104 (4.15%) Data Lake
15 102 (4.07%) MySQL
16 99 (3.95%) RDBMS
17 82 (3.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 51 (2.04%) Neo4j
19 50 (2.00%) Data Mining
20 47 (1.88%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 207 (8.27%) Git (software)
2 192 (7.67%) Jenkins
3 175 (6.99%) JIRA
4 94 (3.75%) Maven
5 63 (2.52%) Selenium
5 63 (2.52%) Talend Open Studio
6 59 (2.36%) JUnit
7 58 (2.32%) Gradle
8 40 (1.60%) Cucumber
9 39 (1.56%) Mockito
10 29 (1.16%) TeamCity
11 28 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 26 (1.04%) Hudson
13 23 (0.92%) Eclipse
13 23 (0.92%) Subversion
14 22 (0.88%) Sonatype Nexus
15 21 (0.84%) Vagrant
16 20 (0.80%) Ant
17 17 (0.68%) Bitbucket
17 17 (0.68%) NUnit
General
1 583 (23.28%) Finance
2 448 (17.89%) Banking
3 199 (7.95%) Marketing
4 150 (5.99%) Investment Banking
5 115 (4.59%) Retail
6 100 (3.99%) Front Office
7 61 (2.44%) Telecoms
8 38 (1.52%) Legal
9 26 (1.04%) Games
9 26 (1.04%) Retail Banking
10 25 (1.00%) Corporate Banking
11 24 (0.96%) Manufacturing
12 16 (0.64%) Electronics
12 16 (0.64%) Financial Institution
12 16 (0.64%) Publishing
13 11 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
14 9 (0.36%) Automotive
15 6 (0.24%) Billing
15 6 (0.24%) Military
16 4 (0.16%) Law
Job Titles
1 826 (32.99%) Developer
2 416 (16.61%) Architect
3 319 (12.74%) Data Engineer
4 309 (12.34%) Java Developer
5 290 (11.58%) Big Data Engineer
6 289 (11.54%) Big Data Developer
7 259 (10.34%) Data Architect
8 202 (8.07%) Analyst
9 167 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
10 163 (6.51%) Big Data Architect
11 143 (5.71%) Hadoop Developer
12 133 (5.31%) Senior Developer
13 132 (5.27%) Scala Developer
14 126 (5.03%) Consultant
15 112 (4.47%) Hadoop Engineer
16 94 (3.75%) Data Scientist
17 90 (3.59%) Apache Spark Developer
18 86 (3.43%) Administrator
19 79 (3.15%) Data Analyst
20 77 (3.08%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 374 (14.94%) Kafka
2 184 (7.35%) Web Services
3 178 (7.11%) HTML
4 155 (6.19%) REST
5 152 (6.07%) AngularJS
6 132 (5.27%) Spring
7 126 (5.03%) CSS
8 122 (4.87%) .NET
9 110 (4.39%) JSON
10 107 (4.27%) XML
11 106 (4.23%) HTML5
12 92 (3.67%) Akka
13 83 (3.31%) Node.js
14 77 (3.08%) J2EE
15 70 (2.80%) Spark Streaming
16 64 (2.56%) JMS
17 54 (2.16%) Middleware
18 50 (2.00%) SOAP
19 49 (1.96%) D3.js
20 48 (1.92%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 248 (9.90%) Analytical Skills
2 152 (6.07%) Algorithms
3 114 (4.55%) Credit Risk
4 110 (4.39%) Computer Science
5 74 (2.96%) Management Information System
6 57 (2.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 50 (2.00%) Data Centre
8 47 (1.88%) User Experience
9 46 (1.84%) Data Structures
10 39 (1.56%) Equities
11 32 (1.28%) Social Media
12 31 (1.24%) Market Risk
13 29 (1.16%) Virtual Team
14 28 (1.12%) Derivative
14 28 (1.12%) Fintech
15 27 (1.08%) Grid Computing
16 25 (1.00%) Reference Data
17 23 (0.92%) Mainframe
18 19 (0.76%) Replication
19 18 (0.72%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 465 (18.57%) Linux
2 230 (9.19%) Unix
3 103 (4.11%) Windows
4 65 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 31 (1.24%) CentOS
6 29 (1.16%) AIX
7 19 (0.76%) Ubuntu
8 15 (0.60%) Android
9 14 (0.56%) Apple iOS
10 13 (0.52%) Solaris
11 8 (0.32%) HPUX
12 7 (0.28%) Debian
12 7 (0.28%) Windows Server
12 7 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (0.20%) MVS
13 5 (0.20%) VMS
13 5 (0.20%) Windows 10
13 5 (0.20%) Windows Vista
14 4 (0.16%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 891 (35.58%) Agile Software Development
2 595 (23.76%) Analytics
3 455 (18.17%) DevOps
4 394 (15.73%) Business Intelligence
5 368 (14.70%) ETL
6 323 (12.90%) Scrum
7 296 (11.82%) TDD
8 292 (11.66%) Open Source
9 281 (11.22%) Data Modelling
10 279 (11.14%) MapReduce
11 269 (10.74%) Machine Learning
12 254 (10.14%) Continuous Integration
13 200 (7.99%) Data Analytics
14 175 (6.99%) Visualisation
15 161 (6.43%) Stakeholder Management
16 158 (6.31%) Software Engineering
17 157 (6.27%) Microservices
18 154 (6.15%) Data Architecture
19 148 (5.91%) BDD
20 140 (5.59%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1001 (39.98%) Java
2 798 (31.87%) Python
3 625 (24.96%) Scala
4 621 (24.80%) SQL
5 286 (11.42%) R
6 238 (9.50%) JavaScript
7 134 (5.35%) Bash Shell
8 128 (5.11%) C#
9 120 (4.79%) Perl
10 110 (4.39%) C++
11 91 (3.63%) Shell Script
12 76 (3.04%) C
13 73 (2.92%) Ruby
14 62 (2.48%) T-SQL
15 38 (1.52%) MATLAB
16 31 (1.24%) PHP
17 23 (0.92%) Go
18 21 (0.84%) PL/SQL
19 16 (0.64%) Korn
20 15 (0.60%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 218 (8.71%) Degree
2 177 (7.07%) Security Cleared
3 99 (3.95%) SC Cleared
4 84 (3.35%) DV Cleared
5 59 (2.36%) PhD
6 26 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
7 11 (0.44%) BC Cleared
8 10 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (0.36%) PMP
10 8 (0.32%) ISEB
11 7 (0.28%) ISTQB
12 6 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (0.24%) PMI Certification
12 6 (0.24%) Postgraduate
13 5 (0.20%) CCNA
13 5 (0.20%) CCNP
13 5 (0.20%) CCSA
13 5 (0.20%) CEH
13 5 (0.20%) GCIH
13 5 (0.20%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (3.63%) QA
2 86 (3.43%) Data Quality
3 14 (0.56%) MiFID
4 13 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
4 13 (0.52%) FATCA
5 9 (0.36%) SLA
6 7 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.20%) ISO20022
8 4 (0.16%) GDPR
8 4 (0.16%) IFRS
8 4 (0.16%) Solvency II
9 3 (0.12%) IFRS 9
9 3 (0.12%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.080%) Dodd-Frank
10 2 (0.080%) EMIR
10 2 (0.080%) PMO
11 1 (0.040%) GCP
11 1 (0.040%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 259 (10.34%) HDFS
2 171 (6.83%) Docker
3 111 (4.43%) Apache Flume
4 44 (1.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 40 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
6 32 (1.28%) vCloud
7 28 (1.12%) Active Directory
8 15 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
9 12 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (0.16%) Hyper-V
10 4 (0.16%) NFS
11 2 (0.080%) KVM
12 1 (0.040%) GPFS
12 1 (0.040%) OpenSSH
12 1 (0.040%) Shibboleth
12 1 (0.040%) SRDF
12 1 (0.040%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 189 (7.55%) Puppet
2 161 (6.43%) Ansible
3 145 (5.79%) Hadoop YARN
4 130 (5.19%) Opscode Chef
5 107 (4.27%) Oozie
6 60 (2.40%) Terraform
7 44 (1.76%) Mesos
8 35 (1.40%) Kibana
9 33 (1.32%) Kubernetes
10 32 (1.28%) Ambari
11 21 (0.84%) Nagios
12 14 (0.56%) logstash
12 14 (0.56%) MOM
12 14 (0.56%) Salt
13 12 (0.48%) Rsyslog
14 9 (0.36%) Marathon
15 8 (0.32%) Grafana
15 8 (0.32%) Graphite
15 8 (0.32%) OpenIDM
16 6 (0.24%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 272 (10.86%) Oracle
2 194 (7.75%) Hortonworks
3 191 (7.63%) Cloudera
4 125 (4.99%) Tableau
5 98 (3.91%) Microsoft
6 92 (3.67%) Red Hat
7 88 (3.51%) Teradata
8 69 (2.76%) Informatica
9 63 (2.52%) Talend
10 60 (2.40%) Splunk
11 58 (2.32%) SAP
12 55 (2.20%) IBM
13 53 (2.12%) VMware
14 48 (1.92%) Google
15 41 (1.64%) MuleSoft
16 40 (1.60%) MicroStrategy
17 38 (1.52%) MapR
18 35 (1.40%) Sybase
19 33 (1.32%) Atlassian
20 32 (1.28%) Ab Initio
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