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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 186 292 384
Rank change year-on-year
+106 +92
Contract jobs citing Big Data 595 295 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.20% 0.63% 0.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.73% 2.77% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 205 107
Average daily rate
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£500 £500 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £363 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £565 £413
% change year-on-year
-15.92% +36.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -
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
10385 10662 9834
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.95% 22.77% 22.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7001 6700 6146
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 243 238
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £16.00 £19.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £47.58 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.94%

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 24 December 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
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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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
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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 +117 443 £500 - 100
South East -8 58 £500 -16.66% 14
North West -6 27 £475 -18.10% 13
South West -18 19 £425 +41.66% 9
East Midlands +18 11 £525 -8.69% 1
West Midlands +1 11 £438 - 1
Yorkshire -1 11 £450 - 6
East of England -2 9 £525 +40.00% 15
North East - - - -
Big Data
UK

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 557 (54.08%) Hadoop
2 378 (36.70%) Java
3 324 (31.46%) Agile Software Development
4 261 (25.34%) SQL
5 260 (25.24%) Analytics
6 234 (22.72%) NoSQL
7 197 (19.13%) Apache Hive
8 189 (18.35%) Python
8 189 (18.35%) Data Warehouse
9 186 (18.06%) Linux
10 176 (17.09%) Business Intelligence
10 176 (17.09%) Finance
10 176 (17.09%) Banking
11 172 (16.70%) Oracle
11 172 (16.70%) MongoDB
12 148 (14.37%) Scala
13 147 (14.27%) TDD
14 144 (13.98%) Data Modelling
15 136 (13.20%) ETL
16 133 (12.91%) MapReduce
17 131 (12.72%) Apache Cassandra
18 127 (12.33%) Apache Spark
19 119 (11.55%) Analytical Skills
20 105 (10.19%) Degree
20 105 (10.19%) HBase
21 101 (9.81%) UNIX
21 101 (9.81%) OO
22 98 (9.51%) Open Source
23 94 (9.13%) Scrum
24 92 (8.93%) Web Services

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 127 (12.33%) Apache Spark
2 89 (8.64%) Apache
3 88 (8.54%) Apache Pig
4 61 (5.92%) Elasticsearch
5 43 (4.17%) SAS
6 25 (2.43%) Node.js
7 14 (1.36%) Tomcat
8 13 (1.26%) OpenStack
9 12 (1.17%) SharePoint
10 11 (1.07%) Apache Solr
11 10 (0.97%) Confluence
12 8 (0.78%) WebLogic
12 8 (0.78%) WebSphere
13 6 (0.58%) Oracle Coherence
13 6 (0.58%) Apache ServiceMix
14 5 (0.49%) Cloud Foundry
14 5 (0.49%) IIS
14 5 (0.49%) JBoss
15 4 (0.39%) nginx
16 3 (0.29%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 29 (2.82%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.55%) SPSS
3 8 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.49%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.39%) PowerPivot
6 3 (0.29%) MS Project
6 3 (0.29%) MS Office
7 1 (0.097%) Weka
Business Applications
1 11 (1.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.78%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.29%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.19%) SiteCatalyst
5 1 (0.097%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (0.097%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.097%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.097%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.097%) osCommerce
5 1 (0.097%) Magento
5 1 (0.097%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 65 (6.31%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (2.14%) Amazon EC2
3 18 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (1.75%) Amazon EMR
4 15 (1.46%) Amazon S3
5 14 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (0.87%) SaaS
6 9 (0.87%) PaaS
6 9 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (0.68%) GitHub
8 6 (0.58%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (0.39%) Route 53
9 4 (0.39%) IaaS
10 2 (0.19%) AWS Data Pipeline
10 2 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.19%) Heroku
11 1 (0.097%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.097%) IBM SmartCloud
11 1 (0.097%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.17%) TCP/IP
1 12 (1.17%) Internet
1 12 (1.17%) Network Security
2 10 (0.97%) VPN
2 10 (0.97%) WAN
3 9 (0.87%) LAN
4 7 (0.68%) DHCP
4 7 (0.68%) Firewall
5 6 (0.58%) AMQP
6 5 (0.49%) MPLS
6 5 (0.49%) LDAP
6 5 (0.49%) HTTP
6 5 (0.49%) Kerberos
7 4 (0.39%) SSL
7 4 (0.39%) SAN
8 2 (0.19%) DNS
8 2 (0.19%) VLAN
8 2 (0.19%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.097%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.097%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 557 (54.08%) Hadoop
2 234 (22.72%) NoSQL
3 197 (19.13%) Apache Hive
4 189 (18.35%) Data Warehouse
5 172 (16.70%) MongoDB
6 131 (12.72%) Apache Cassandra
7 105 (10.19%) HBase
8 86 (8.35%) SQL Server
9 50 (4.85%) Data Mining
9 50 (4.85%) MySQL
10 46 (4.47%) CouchDB
10 46 (4.47%) Relational Database
11 44 (4.27%) Couchbase
12 42 (4.08%) Riak
13 40 (3.88%) MarkLogic
14 35 (3.40%) Mahout
14 35 (3.40%) Sqoop
15 32 (3.11%) RDBMS
16 30 (2.91%) QlikView
17 26 (2.52%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 47 (4.56%) Git (software)
2 44 (4.27%) Jenkins
3 33 (3.20%) Maven
4 31 (3.01%) Subversion
5 27 (2.62%) JIRA
6 25 (2.43%) JUnit
7 23 (2.23%) Hudson
8 21 (2.04%) Cucumber
9 16 (1.55%) Mockito
10 11 (1.07%) RSpec
11 10 (0.97%) TeamCity
11 10 (0.97%) Selenium
12 8 (0.78%) Talend Open Studio
13 7 (0.68%) Eclipse
14 6 (0.58%) GDB
15 5 (0.49%) WATIR
15 5 (0.49%) Ant
15 5 (0.49%) Mercurial
16 4 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
16 4 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 176 (17.09%) Finance
1 176 (17.09%) Banking
2 84 (8.16%) Investment Banking
3 35 (3.40%) Telecoms
3 35 (3.40%) Marketing
4 33 (3.20%) Retail
5 28 (2.72%) Games
6 26 (2.52%) Front Office
7 19 (1.84%) Publishing
8 16 (1.55%) Manufacturing
9 14 (1.36%) Law
10 11 (1.07%) Electronics
11 9 (0.87%) Legal
12 8 (0.78%) Music Industry
13 4 (0.39%) Corporate Banking
13 4 (0.39%) Back Office
14 3 (0.29%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.29%) Advertising
14 3 (0.29%) German Language
15 1 (0.097%) French Language
Job Titles
1 386 (37.48%) Developer
2 260 (25.24%) Architect
3 110 (10.68%) Java Developer
4 101 (9.81%) Data Architect
5 95 (9.22%) Analyst
6 62 (6.02%) Big Data Developer
7 56 (5.44%) Solutions Architect
8 44 (4.27%) Consultant
9 43 (4.17%) Senior Developer
9 43 (4.17%) Big Data Architect
9 43 (4.17%) Scala Developer
10 42 (4.08%) Business Analyst
11 41 (3.98%) Hadoop Developer
12 35 (3.40%) Enterprise Architect
13 34 (3.30%) Project Manager
14 33 (3.20%) Data Analyst
14 33 (3.20%) Data Scientist
15 25 (2.43%) Data Consultant
16 21 (2.04%) Software Engineer
17 19 (1.84%) Business Intelligence Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (8.93%) Web Services
2 76 (7.38%) Spring
3 71 (6.89%) HTML
4 65 (6.31%) .NET
5 59 (5.73%) XML
6 47 (4.56%) jQuery
7 43 (4.17%) Hibernate
8 42 (4.08%) CSS
9 40 (3.88%) HTML5
10 37 (3.59%) Kafka
11 35 (3.40%) Cascading
12 30 (2.91%) REST
13 28 (2.72%) Akka
13 28 (2.72%) RESTful
14 25 (2.43%) JSON
15 24 (2.33%) J2EE
16 23 (2.23%) LAMP
17 22 (2.14%) AngularJS
18 20 (1.94%) Apache Flex
19 15 (1.46%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 119 (11.55%) Analytical Skills
2 98 (9.51%) Open Source
3 89 (8.64%) Visualisation
4 61 (5.92%) Computer Science
5 56 (5.44%) Data Structures
5 56 (5.44%) Algorithms
6 48 (4.66%) Statistics
7 32 (3.11%) Data Integration
8 29 (2.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 27 (2.62%) Mathematics
10 24 (2.33%) Credit Risk
11 22 (2.14%) Market Risk
12 19 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
13 18 (1.75%) Online Games
14 16 (1.55%) Fixed Income
15 15 (1.46%) User Experience
16 13 (1.26%) Derivative
16 13 (1.26%) Economics
17 11 (1.07%) DTV
18 10 (0.97%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 186 (18.06%) Linux
2 101 (9.81%) UNIX
3 47 (4.56%) Windows
4 26 (2.52%) CentOS
5 21 (2.04%) Debian
6 15 (1.46%) Ubuntu
7 12 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.58%) Apple iOS
8 6 (0.58%) Solaris
9 4 (0.39%) Android
9 4 (0.39%) AIX
10 3 (0.29%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.19%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.097%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 324 (31.46%) Agile Software Development
2 260 (25.24%) Analytics
3 176 (17.09%) Business Intelligence
4 147 (14.27%) TDD
5 144 (13.98%) Data Modelling
6 136 (13.20%) ETL
7 133 (12.91%) MapReduce
8 101 (9.81%) OO
9 94 (9.13%) Scrum
10 72 (6.99%) Continuous Integration
11 69 (6.70%) DevOps
12 63 (6.12%) BDD
13 55 (5.34%) Project Management
14 53 (5.15%) Data Architecture
15 49 (4.76%) Data Analysis
15 49 (4.76%) Mentoring
16 43 (4.17%) Software Engineering
17 42 (4.08%) TOGAF
18 38 (3.69%) Stakeholder Management
18 38 (3.69%) Big Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 378 (36.70%) Java
2 261 (25.34%) SQL
3 189 (18.35%) Python
4 148 (14.37%) Scala
5 80 (7.77%) C#
6 65 (6.31%) C++
7 63 (6.12%) Ruby
8 60 (5.83%) JavaScript
8 60 (5.83%) Perl
9 56 (5.44%) PHP
9 56 (5.44%) Bash Shell
10 49 (4.76%) PL/SQL
11 42 (4.08%) Shell Script
12 40 (3.88%) R
13 27 (2.62%) C
14 16 (1.55%) T-SQL
15 15 (1.46%) VBA
16 14 (1.36%) AWK
17 13 (1.26%) sed
18 11 (1.07%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 105 (10.19%) Degree
2 44 (4.27%) Security Cleared
3 20 (1.94%) SC Cleared
4 13 (1.26%) PhD
5 10 (0.97%) DV Cleared
6 9 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (0.68%) ISEB
8 6 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.49%) CISSP
10 4 (0.39%) CITP
10 4 (0.39%) Chartered Engineer
11 3 (0.29%) MCT
12 2 (0.19%) Postgraduate
12 2 (0.19%) PMP
12 2 (0.19%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.097%) RHCT
13 1 (0.097%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.097%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (1.94%) QA
2 8 (0.78%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.49%) Dodd-Frank
4 4 (0.39%) P3O
5 3 (0.29%) Basel III
6 1 (0.097%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.097%) SLA
System Software
1 73 (7.09%) HDFS
2 45 (4.37%) Apache Flume
3 38 (3.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 17 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (1.36%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (0.78%) Docker
7 5 (0.49%) vSphere
7 5 (0.49%) Active Directory
8 4 (0.39%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.39%) vCloud
9 3 (0.29%) XenServer
10 2 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (0.097%) NFS
11 1 (0.097%) Firmware
11 1 (0.097%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 71 (6.89%) Puppet
2 64 (6.21%) Oozie
3 57 (5.53%) Opscode Chef
4 27 (2.62%) Hadoop YARN
5 25 (2.43%) Ambari
6 24 (2.33%) ZABBIX
7 23 (2.23%) Nagios
8 22 (2.14%) Salt
9 19 (1.84%) Cacti
10 16 (1.55%) Vagrant
11 14 (1.36%) Ansible
12 10 (0.97%) Mesos
13 3 (0.29%) yum
13 3 (0.29%) NetBackup
13 3 (0.29%) Graphite
14 2 (0.19%) Data Guard
15 1 (0.097%) HP Quality Center
15 1 (0.097%) Red Hat Satellite
15 1 (0.097%) Kibana
15 1 (0.097%) logstash
Vendors
1 172 (16.70%) Oracle
2 73 (7.09%) Microsoft
3 51 (4.95%) Teradata
4 40 (3.88%) Tableau
5 39 (3.79%) Netezza
6 37 (3.59%) SAP
7 36 (3.50%) Informatica
7 36 (3.50%) Red Hat
8 31 (3.01%) Cloudera
9 29 (2.82%) Hortonworks
10 26 (2.52%) MapR
11 25 (2.43%) Rackspace
11 25 (2.43%) Splunk
11 25 (2.43%) IBM
11 25 (2.43%) Adobe
12 23 (2.23%) Sybase
13 22 (2.14%) Google
14 17 (1.65%) VMware
15 14 (1.36%) Vertica
16 12 (1.17%) Business Objects
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