The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 259 313 549
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +236
Contract jobs citing Big Data 391 194 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.76% 0.45% 0.050%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.48% 2.08% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 148 20
Average daily rate £484 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11223 9332 11068
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.86% 21.66% 19.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 7185 5814 6416
Average daily rate £394 £390 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.89% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 190 228
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.25 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.75 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
Big Data
UK

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +63 290 £500 +11.11% 165
South East +8 49 £494 +9.72% 24
North West - 25 £388 - 6
South West - 10 £513 - 14
West Midlands -8 9 £631 -
Yorkshire -22 3 £385 -4.93% 2
East Midlands - 3 - -
East of England -30 2 £475 +11.76% 12
Midlands - 1 - - 1
North East - - - - 1
Big Data
UK

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 312 (46.29%) Hadoop
2 240 (35.61%) Java
3 184 (27.30%) SQL
4 163 (24.18%) Analytics
5 140 (20.77%) MongoDB
6 133 (19.73%) Agile Software Development
7 129 (19.14%) NoSQL
8 125 (18.55%) Linux
9 120 (17.80%) Data Warehouse
10 115 (17.06%) Apache Cassandra
11 113 (16.77%) Business Intelligence
12 103 (15.28%) Oracle
13 99 (14.69%) Apache Hive
14 98 (14.54%) Finance
15 92 (13.65%) Python
16 91 (13.50%) ETL
17 90 (13.35%) SQL Server
18 81 (12.02%) TDD
19 77 (11.42%) MapReduce
20 76 (11.28%) Data Modelling
21 75 (11.13%) Degree
22 73 (10.83%) Puppet
23 70 (10.39%) Apache Pig
23 70 (10.39%) C#
24 66 (9.79%) MySQL
24 66 (9.79%) Open Source
25 65 (9.64%) Ruby
26 62 (9.20%) JavaScript
27 60 (8.90%) Data Analysis
28 59 (8.75%) HTML

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 70 (10.39%) Apache Pig
2 29 (4.30%) Node.js
2 29 (4.30%) Apache
3 27 (4.01%) WebSphere
4 22 (3.26%) SAS
5 21 (3.12%) Tomcat
6 20 (2.97%) Elasticsearch
7 14 (2.08%) WebLogic
8 13 (1.93%) Oracle Coherence
8 13 (1.93%) MQSeries
9 12 (1.78%) CMS
10 11 (1.63%) Escenic
10 11 (1.63%) Adobe CQ
11 10 (1.48%) OpenStack
12 9 (1.34%) SharePoint
13 7 (1.04%) nginx
13 7 (1.04%) Jetty
14 6 (0.89%) Cloud Foundry
14 6 (0.89%) Apache Solr
15 5 (0.74%) Documentum
Applications
1 17 (2.52%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.78%) SPSS
3 5 (0.74%) PowerPivot
4 3 (0.45%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.30%) MS Project
5 2 (0.30%) MS Office
5 2 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.15%) InDesign
6 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.04%) Google Analytics
1 7 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.45%) Maximo
4 2 (0.30%) Summit
4 2 (0.30%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.15%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.15%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 40 (5.93%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (4.45%) Cloud Computing
3 23 (3.41%) PaaS
4 22 (3.26%) IaaS
5 12 (1.78%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (1.19%) Amazon EMR
7 8 (1.19%) SaaS
8 7 (1.04%) Amazon S3
8 7 (1.04%) Route 53
8 7 (1.04%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (0.45%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.15%) GitHub
10 1 (0.15%) Google Compute Engine
10 1 (0.15%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.12%) WAN
2 20 (2.97%) LAN
3 9 (1.34%) Network Security
3 9 (1.34%) Firewall
3 9 (1.34%) Internet
3 9 (1.34%) HTTP
4 7 (1.04%) DNS
4 7 (1.04%) DHCP
5 5 (0.74%) SNMP
6 3 (0.45%) SSH
6 3 (0.45%) FTP
7 2 (0.30%) LDAP
7 2 (0.30%) VPN
7 2 (0.30%) MPLS
8 1 (0.15%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (0.15%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (0.15%) Wireless
8 1 (0.15%) IPsec
8 1 (0.15%) SAN
8 1 (0.15%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 312 (46.29%) Hadoop
2 140 (20.77%) MongoDB
3 129 (19.14%) NoSQL
4 120 (17.80%) Data Warehouse
5 115 (17.06%) Apache Cassandra
6 99 (14.69%) Apache Hive
7 90 (13.35%) SQL Server
8 66 (9.79%) MySQL
9 57 (8.46%) HBase
10 38 (5.64%) Data Mining
11 35 (5.19%) Relational Database
12 29 (4.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 26 (3.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 25 (3.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 21 (3.12%) Sqoop
16 19 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
16 19 (2.82%) CouchDB
17 17 (2.52%) Redis
17 17 (2.52%) DB2
18 15 (2.23%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 28 (4.15%) Cucumber
2 27 (4.01%) Hudson
3 26 (3.86%) Jenkins
4 24 (3.56%) Maven
5 18 (2.67%) JIRA
6 17 (2.52%) JUnit
7 14 (2.08%) Selenium
8 11 (1.63%) Git (software)
8 11 (1.63%) TeamCity
9 10 (1.48%) Talend Open Studio
10 8 (1.19%) Subversion
10 8 (1.19%) Mockito
11 6 (0.89%) ERwin
11 6 (0.89%) NUnit
11 6 (0.89%) WebDriver
11 6 (0.89%) RSpec
12 5 (0.74%) Axure RP
12 5 (0.74%) WATIR
12 5 (0.74%) ClearQuest
13 4 (0.59%) JMeter
General
1 98 (14.54%) Finance
2 37 (5.49%) Banking
3 33 (4.90%) Marketing
4 28 (4.15%) Telecoms
5 19 (2.82%) Retail
5 19 (2.82%) Investment Banking
6 16 (2.37%) Games
7 9 (1.34%) Front Office
8 8 (1.19%) Advertising
9 5 (0.74%) Publishing
9 5 (0.74%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.59%) Legal
11 3 (0.45%) Electronics
12 2 (0.30%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.30%) Back Office
12 2 (0.30%) Law
13 1 (0.15%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.15%) Billing
13 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 224 (33.23%) Developer
2 162 (24.04%) Architect
3 88 (13.06%) Java Developer
4 74 (10.98%) Analyst
5 58 (8.61%) Data Architect
6 37 (5.49%) Consultant
7 36 (5.34%) Senior Developer
8 31 (4.60%) Big Data Developer
9 28 (4.15%) DevOps Engineer
10 26 (3.86%) Data Analyst
10 26 (3.86%) Business Analyst
11 25 (3.71%) Data Scientist
11 25 (3.71%) Technical Architect
12 22 (3.26%) Enterprise Architect
13 21 (3.12%) Hadoop Developer
14 20 (2.97%) Senior Java Developer
15 19 (2.82%) Scala Developer
16 18 (2.67%) Software Engineer
16 18 (2.67%) Solutions Architect
16 18 (2.67%) Big Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (11.42%) MapReduce
2 59 (8.75%) HTML
3 50 (7.42%) .NET
4 49 (7.27%) CSS
5 44 (6.53%) Web Services
6 43 (6.38%) Spring
7 41 (6.08%) J2EE
8 40 (5.93%) HTML5
9 34 (5.04%) XML
10 31 (4.60%) LAMP
11 30 (4.45%) Ruby on Rails
12 28 (4.15%) Hibernate
12 28 (4.15%) CSS3
13 25 (3.71%) jQuery
14 19 (2.82%) Middleware
15 18 (2.67%) RabbitMQ
16 15 (2.23%) AngularJS
17 14 (2.08%) Ajax
18 13 (1.93%) J2SE
19 11 (1.63%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 66 (9.79%) Open Source
2 50 (7.42%) Computer Science
3 32 (4.75%) Visualisation
4 26 (3.86%) Statistics
5 24 (3.56%) Machine Learning
6 23 (3.41%) Management Information System
7 21 (3.12%) Mathematics
8 19 (2.82%) Data Integration
9 17 (2.52%) Mobile App
10 9 (1.34%) Digital Media
10 9 (1.34%) Physics
11 8 (1.19%) Reference Data
11 8 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.19%) Social Media
12 6 (0.89%) Derivative
12 6 (0.89%) Credit Risk
12 6 (0.89%) Data Extraction
12 6 (0.89%) FMCG
13 5 (0.74%) Inversion of Control
13 5 (0.74%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 125 (18.55%) Linux
2 55 (8.16%) UNIX
3 20 (2.97%) Windows
4 19 (2.82%) CentOS
4 19 (2.82%) VME
4 19 (2.82%) MVS
5 18 (2.67%) Apple iOS
6 16 (2.37%) Debian
7 15 (2.23%) Android
8 14 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (1.19%) Solaris
10 7 (1.04%) AIX
11 5 (0.74%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (24.18%) Analytics
2 133 (19.73%) Agile Software Development
3 113 (16.77%) Business Intelligence
4 91 (13.50%) ETL
5 81 (12.02%) TDD
6 76 (11.28%) Data Modelling
7 60 (8.90%) Data Analysis
8 56 (8.31%) Data Architecture
9 52 (7.72%) Scrum
10 51 (7.57%) Continuous Integration
11 43 (6.38%) BDD
12 38 (5.64%) Stakeholder Management
12 38 (5.64%) Data Management
13 37 (5.49%) Software Engineering
14 36 (5.34%) OO
15 29 (4.30%) Migration
16 27 (4.01%) Performance Tuning
17 26 (3.86%) Asset Management
17 26 (3.86%) ITIL
17 26 (3.86%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 240 (35.61%) Java
2 184 (27.30%) SQL
3 92 (13.65%) Python
4 70 (10.39%) C#
5 65 (9.64%) Ruby
6 62 (9.20%) JavaScript
7 59 (8.75%) Scala
8 57 (8.46%) Perl
9 45 (6.68%) C++
10 44 (6.53%) PHP
11 41 (6.08%) R
12 31 (4.60%) T-SQL
13 21 (3.12%) Bash Shell
14 20 (2.97%) C
15 18 (2.67%) MATLAB
16 17 (2.52%) PL/SQL
17 15 (2.23%) Shell Script
18 7 (1.04%) Clojure
18 7 (1.04%) Groovy
19 6 (0.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 75 (11.13%) Degree
2 35 (5.19%) Security Cleared
3 19 (2.82%) SC Cleared
4 17 (2.52%) PhD
5 14 (2.08%) ISEB
6 13 (1.93%) DV Cleared
7 7 (1.04%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.59%) RHCE
9 3 (0.45%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.30%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.15%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.15%) Chartered Engineer
11 1 (0.15%) CITP
11 1 (0.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.15%) CISM
11 1 (0.15%) PMP
11 1 (0.15%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (4.75%) QA
2 9 (1.34%) SLA
3 7 (1.04%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.89%) EMIR
5 3 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.30%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.30%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.15%) Basel III
7 1 (0.15%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (1.34%) Platform Symphony
2 8 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.04%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 7 (1.04%) Apache Flume
4 5 (0.74%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.45%) vSphere
5 3 (0.45%) NFS
6 2 (0.30%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.15%) XenApp
7 1 (0.15%) Varnish
7 1 (0.15%) Cronacle
7 1 (0.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 73 (10.83%) Puppet
2 53 (7.86%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (2.37%) Nagios
4 13 (1.93%) Cacti
4 13 (1.93%) Oozie
5 11 (1.63%) ZABBIX
6 7 (1.04%) Vagrant
7 4 (0.59%) Red Hat Satellite
8 3 (0.45%) Ganglia
9 2 (0.30%) Cobbler
9 2 (0.30%) Munin
9 2 (0.30%) Zenoss
10 1 (0.15%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.15%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.15%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 103 (15.28%) Oracle
2 48 (7.12%) Microsoft
3 35 (5.19%) Vertica
4 31 (4.60%) IBM
5 29 (4.30%) Teradata
5 29 (4.30%) Red Hat
6 28 (4.15%) Netezza
7 26 (3.86%) Rackspace
8 24 (3.56%) Greenplum
9 23 (3.41%) Ab Initio
10 22 (3.26%) Business Objects
11 21 (3.12%) Google
12 19 (2.82%) SAP
13 18 (2.67%) Tableau
14 16 (2.37%) JBoss
15 13 (1.93%) Informatica
16 12 (1.78%) VMware
17 11 (1.63%) Cloudera
18 10 (1.48%) Talend
18 10 (1.48%) ParAccel
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £500 - £550 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Montash
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £360 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
The Future Cities Catapult
Rate: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: €500 - €800 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + DOE, Negotiable
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: €500 - €800 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Walter Samuel Ltd
Posted: 23 days ago