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 August 2016 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 126 187 246
Rank change year-on-year
+61 +59
Contract jobs citing Big Data 1004 687 466
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.99% 1.30% 0.92%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.77% 5.53% 4.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 659 475 319
Median daily rate £525 £525 £528
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £675 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £463 £450
% change year-on-year
-2.70% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 5
Median hourly rate £45.00 £33.33 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.01% +11.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.92 £33.33 -
% change year-on-year
+31.77% -
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
11445 12431 11274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.73% 23.46% 22.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7686 8223 7065
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 204 178
Median hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.20 £13.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +32.00%

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 August 2016.

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 August 2016.

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 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +33 653 £550 - 226
South East +32 130 £470 -1.05% 56
South West +46 54 £363 -14.70% 29
East of England +43 52 £350 -22.86% 11
Yorkshire +31 42 £488 -2.50% 13
North West +6 34 £438 -7.89% 27
West Midlands -21 24 £500 +29.03% 10
East Midlands -10 6 £425 +20.56% 12
North East -18 5 £420 -35.38% 3
Midlands -13 2 £525 +10.52%
Big Data
UK

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, 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.

1 990 (53.72%) Hadoop
2 693 (37.60%) Java
3 621 (33.70%) Agile Software Development
4 538 (29.19%) Apache Spark
5 504 (27.35%) SQL
6 489 (26.53%) Analytics
7 422 (22.90%) Business Intelligence
8 380 (20.62%) Scala
9 369 (20.02%) Apache Hive
10 366 (19.86%) Finance
11 305 (16.55%) Python
12 303 (16.44%) Linux
13 285 (15.46%) ETL
14 273 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
15 268 (14.54%) Scrum
16 251 (13.62%) DevOps
17 235 (12.75%) Continuous Integration
18 232 (12.59%) NoSQL
19 222 (12.05%) Open Source
20 219 (11.88%) Data Modelling
21 218 (11.83%) Amazon AWS
22 216 (11.72%) Oracle
23 212 (11.50%) HBase
24 210 (11.39%) TDD
25 209 (11.34%) Banking
26 195 (10.58%) MongoDB
27 191 (10.36%) Kafka
28 189 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
29 183 (9.93%) SQL Server
30 179 (9.71%) Data Analytics

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
1 538 (29.19%) Apache Spark
2 168 (9.12%) Apache Pig
3 140 (7.60%) Apache
4 94 (5.10%) SAS
5 86 (4.67%) Elasticsearch
6 36 (1.95%) Confluence
7 24 (1.30%) Apache Solr
8 19 (1.03%) Tomcat
9 13 (0.71%) OpenStack
10 12 (0.65%) CMS
10 12 (0.65%) nginx
10 12 (0.65%) Oracle Coherence
10 12 (0.65%) WebSphere
11 11 (0.60%) SharePoint
12 8 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 6 (0.33%) Mule
13 6 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
14 5 (0.27%) Cloud Foundry
14 5 (0.27%) GemFire
14 5 (0.27%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 46 (2.50%) MS Excel
2 36 (1.95%) SPSS
3 15 (0.81%) MS Visio
4 13 (0.71%) MS Office
4 13 (0.71%) Stata
5 12 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.16%) InVision
7 3 (0.16%) MS Project
8 2 (0.11%) Simulink
9 1 (0.054%) EViews
9 1 (0.054%) Weka
Business Applications
1 22 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 15 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (0.49%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 6 (0.33%) Adobe Campaign
5 5 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.27%) Unica
6 2 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.054%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.054%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.054%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.054%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.054%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.054%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.054%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 1 (0.054%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.054%) SAP GRC
7 1 (0.054%) SAP MDM
7 1 (0.054%) Sentinel
7 1 (0.054%) Siebel Analytics
Cloud Services
1 218 (11.83%) Amazon AWS
2 85 (4.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (2.82%) GitHub
4 29 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
5 25 (1.36%) Amazon EMR
6 23 (1.25%) PaaS
7 22 (1.19%) SaaS
8 20 (1.09%) Amazon S3
9 16 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
10 15 (0.81%) Amazon Kinesis
11 13 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
12 12 (0.65%) IaaS
13 4 (0.22%) CloudFront
13 4 (0.22%) Trello
14 3 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 3 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
14 3 (0.16%) Heroku
15 2 (0.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 2 (0.11%) Azure Machine Learning
15 2 (0.11%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 31 (1.68%) HTTP
2 25 (1.36%) Internet
3 14 (0.76%) Network Security
4 13 (0.71%) DNS
4 13 (0.71%) LDAP
5 11 (0.60%) Firewall
5 11 (0.60%) TCP/IP
6 10 (0.54%) Kerberos
7 8 (0.43%) DSL
7 8 (0.43%) SMS
8 6 (0.33%) FCAPS
9 5 (0.27%) Intranet
9 5 (0.27%) NAS
10 4 (0.22%) FTP
10 4 (0.22%) SAN
11 3 (0.16%) SNMP
12 2 (0.11%) AMQP
12 2 (0.11%) LAN
12 2 (0.11%) OpenLDAP
12 2 (0.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 990 (53.72%) Hadoop
2 369 (20.02%) Apache Hive
3 273 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
4 232 (12.59%) NoSQL
5 212 (11.50%) HBase
6 195 (10.58%) MongoDB
7 183 (9.93%) SQL Server
8 164 (8.90%) Apache Cassandra
9 125 (6.78%) Relational Database
10 105 (5.70%) MySQL
11 78 (4.23%) QlikView
12 70 (3.80%) Impala
13 65 (3.53%) Data Mining
14 64 (3.47%) Sqoop
15 61 (3.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 59 (3.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 53 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
18 45 (2.44%) Neo4j
19 44 (2.39%) OLAP
20 41 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 163 (8.84%) Jenkins
2 106 (5.75%) Git (software)
3 86 (4.67%) JIRA
4 51 (2.77%) Maven
5 42 (2.28%) Gradle
6 41 (2.22%) Talend Open Studio
7 28 (1.52%) Cucumber
8 25 (1.36%) Hudson
9 21 (1.14%) Ant
10 20 (1.09%) Subversion
11 19 (1.03%) Selenium
12 18 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 17 (0.92%) JUnit
14 16 (0.87%) IntelliJ
14 16 (0.87%) Sonatype Nexus
15 13 (0.71%) Eclipse
16 10 (0.54%) Bitbucket
16 10 (0.54%) JBehave
16 10 (0.54%) Vagrant
17 9 (0.49%) WebDriver
General
1 366 (19.86%) Finance
2 209 (11.34%) Banking
3 116 (6.29%) Marketing
4 110 (5.97%) Retail
5 64 (3.47%) Investment Banking
6 47 (2.55%) Telecoms
7 37 (2.01%) Financial Institution
7 37 (2.01%) Front Office
8 30 (1.63%) Legal
9 20 (1.09%) Electronics
10 19 (1.03%) Manufacturing
11 11 (0.60%) Games
11 11 (0.60%) Law
12 9 (0.49%) Back Office
13 8 (0.43%) Billing
14 6 (0.33%) Retail Banking
15 5 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
16 4 (0.22%) Automotive
16 4 (0.22%) Publishing
16 4 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 632 (34.29%) Developer
2 319 (17.31%) Architect
3 228 (12.37%) Big Data Developer
4 222 (12.05%) Java Developer
5 190 (10.31%) Data Architect
6 152 (8.25%) Data Engineer
7 151 (8.19%) Analyst
8 144 (7.81%) Hadoop Developer
9 135 (7.33%) Big Data Engineer
10 132 (7.16%) Big Data Architect
11 125 (6.78%) Consultant
12 109 (5.91%) Scala Developer
13 104 (5.64%) Hadoop Engineer
14 76 (4.12%) Data Scientist
15 75 (4.07%) Senior Developer
16 65 (3.53%) Business Analyst
16 65 (3.53%) Data Consultant
17 61 (3.31%) Solutions Architect
18 60 (3.26%) DevOps Engineer
19 58 (3.15%) Hadoop Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (10.36%) Kafka
2 132 (7.16%) REST
3 121 (6.57%) Web Services
4 94 (5.10%) Spring
5 93 (5.05%) HTML
6 79 (4.29%) .NET
7 78 (4.23%) AngularJS
8 68 (3.69%) CSS
9 63 (3.42%) SOAP
10 58 (3.15%) HTML5
11 52 (2.82%) Akka
12 51 (2.77%) J2EE
12 51 (2.77%) XML
13 49 (2.66%) JSON
14 41 (2.22%) Node.js
14 41 (2.22%) Play Framework
15 37 (2.01%) jQuery
16 36 (1.95%) RESTful
17 34 (1.84%) Spark Streaming
17 34 (1.84%) spray
Miscellaneous
1 189 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 136 (7.38%) Visualisation
3 89 (4.83%) Computer Science
4 70 (3.80%) Algorithms
5 63 (3.42%) Data Integration
5 63 (3.42%) Mathematics
5 63 (3.42%) User Experience
6 61 (3.31%) Statistics
7 57 (3.09%) Management Information System
8 45 (2.44%) Credit Risk
9 40 (2.17%) Data Centre
10 24 (1.30%) Data Structures
11 23 (1.25%) Mobile App
11 23 (1.25%) Social Media
12 21 (1.14%) Fintech
13 20 (1.09%) Artificial Intelligence
14 19 (1.03%) Blockchain
14 19 (1.03%) Virtual Team
15 17 (0.92%) Performance Metrics
15 17 (0.92%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 303 (16.44%) Linux
2 135 (7.33%) Unix
3 66 (3.58%) Windows
4 39 (2.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (1.09%) Windows Server
6 18 (0.98%) CentOS
7 17 (0.92%) AIX
8 13 (0.71%) Ubuntu
9 9 (0.49%) Solaris
10 8 (0.43%) Windows Vista
11 7 (0.38%) Mesosphere
11 7 (0.38%) Oracle Linux
12 5 (0.27%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.22%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (0.16%) Android
15 1 (0.054%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.054%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.054%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 621 (33.70%) Agile Software Development
2 489 (26.53%) Analytics
3 422 (22.90%) Business Intelligence
4 285 (15.46%) ETL
5 268 (14.54%) Scrum
6 251 (13.62%) DevOps
7 235 (12.75%) Continuous Integration
8 222 (12.05%) Open Source
9 219 (11.88%) Data Modelling
10 210 (11.39%) TDD
11 179 (9.71%) Data Analytics
12 147 (7.98%) E-Commerce
13 141 (7.65%) Software Engineering
14 140 (7.60%) MapReduce
15 130 (7.05%) Data Analysis
16 121 (6.57%) Data Architecture
17 113 (6.13%) Machine Learning
18 106 (5.75%) Big Data Analytics
19 96 (5.21%) BDD
20 88 (4.77%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 693 (37.60%) Java
2 504 (27.35%) SQL
3 380 (20.62%) Scala
4 305 (16.55%) Python
5 136 (7.38%) JavaScript
6 135 (7.33%) R
7 75 (4.07%) C#
8 68 (3.69%) Shell Script
9 62 (3.36%) Ruby
10 55 (2.98%) PHP
11 52 (2.82%) C
11 52 (2.82%) Perl
12 51 (2.77%) C++
12 51 (2.77%) PL/SQL
13 42 (2.28%) T-SQL
14 30 (1.63%) Bash Shell
15 25 (1.36%) MATLAB
16 19 (1.03%) VBA
17 18 (0.98%) Groovy
18 14 (0.76%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 162 (8.79%) Security Cleared
2 144 (7.81%) Degree
3 94 (5.10%) SC Cleared
4 55 (2.98%) DV Cleared
5 43 (2.33%) PhD
6 22 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
7 9 (0.49%) CISSP
8 8 (0.43%) PMP
9 6 (0.33%) CITP
9 6 (0.33%) PMI Certification
9 6 (0.33%) RHCE
10 5 (0.27%) Postgraduate
11 4 (0.22%) ACCA
11 4 (0.22%) CISM
11 4 (0.22%) ISEB
11 4 (0.22%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.22%) SAS Certification
12 3 (0.16%) ISSAP
12 3 (0.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (0.11%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (4.18%) QA
2 57 (3.09%) Data Quality
3 11 (0.60%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.43%) ISO 9001
4 8 (0.43%) SLA
5 6 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (0.33%) ISO20022
6 5 (0.27%) GCP
6 5 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.16%) ISAE 3402
7 3 (0.16%) MiFID
7 3 (0.16%) SSAE 16
8 2 (0.11%) COBIT
8 2 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.11%) EMIR
8 2 (0.11%) FATCA
9 1 (0.054%) Basel II
9 1 (0.054%) Basel III
9 1 (0.054%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.054%) Solvency II
System Software
1 145 (7.87%) HDFS
2 111 (6.02%) Docker
3 90 (4.88%) Apache Flume
4 47 (2.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 36 (1.95%) Active Directory
6 22 (1.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 20 (1.09%) vCloud
8 15 (0.81%) Hyper-V
9 11 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (0.27%) vSphere
11 3 (0.16%) KVM
11 3 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.11%) Ceph
12 2 (0.11%) Firmware
12 2 (0.11%) NFS
12 2 (0.11%) Squid
13 1 (0.054%) Shibboleth
13 1 (0.054%) SRDF
13 1 (0.054%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 1 (0.054%) Xen
Systems Management
1 127 (6.89%) Puppet
2 95 (5.15%) Ansible
3 69 (3.74%) Opscode Chef
4 44 (2.39%) Hadoop YARN
5 32 (1.74%) Ambari
5 32 (1.74%) Oozie
6 20 (1.09%) Nagios
7 19 (1.03%) Kubernetes
8 18 (0.98%) Kibana
9 17 (0.92%) Mesos
10 13 (0.71%) ZABBIX
11 11 (0.60%) Control-M
12 9 (0.49%) logstash
13 8 (0.43%) DBAmp
13 8 (0.43%) Terraform
14 7 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
15 6 (0.33%) MOM
15 6 (0.33%) Salt
16 5 (0.27%) Ganglia
17 4 (0.22%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 216 (11.72%) Oracle
2 134 (7.27%) Cloudera
3 116 (6.29%) Tableau
4 101 (5.48%) Microsoft
5 90 (4.88%) Hortonworks
6 68 (3.69%) VMware
7 61 (3.31%) Informatica
8 59 (3.20%) IBM
9 57 (3.09%) Teradata
10 49 (2.66%) SAP
11 41 (2.22%) Talend
12 36 (1.95%) Red Hat
13 31 (1.68%) Vertica
14 29 (1.57%) Atlassian
15 28 (1.52%) MicroStrategy
16 27 (1.47%) Cognos
17 21 (1.14%) Ab Initio
18 20 (1.09%) Google
19 18 (0.98%) Adobe
19 18 (0.98%) New Relic
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