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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 135 199 245
Rank change year-on-year
+64 +46
Contract jobs citing Big Data 889 598 431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.78% 1.16% 0.89%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.02% 4.96% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 583 413 277
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £700 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £434 £463 £431
% change year-on-year
-6.21% +7.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 7
Median hourly rate £45.25 - £30.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.61 - £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.15 - £94.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.25 - £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
11078 12067 10837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.21% 23.38% 22.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 7476 7992 6811
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £286 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 178 180
Median hourly rate £32.20 £27.78 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.91% +1.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £52.17 £50.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.28% +14.00%

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 July 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
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 July 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 +60 584 £550 - 185
South East +28 119 £450 -5.26% 50
Yorkshire +17 43 £500 - 9
South West +27 41 £350 -22.22% 28
East of England +28 35 £375 -16.66% 17
North West +2 30 £413 -13.15% 30
West Midlands -12 26 £500 +76.21% 6
North East -42 5 £413 - 5
East Midlands -11 4 £425 +20.56% 5
Big Data
UK

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 939 (53.38%) Hadoop
2 652 (37.07%) Java
3 558 (31.72%) Agile Software Development
4 501 (28.48%) Apache Spark
5 486 (27.63%) SQL
6 484 (27.52%) Analytics
7 423 (24.05%) Business Intelligence
8 377 (21.43%) Apache Hive
9 370 (21.03%) Finance
10 362 (20.58%) Scala
11 319 (18.14%) Python
12 269 (15.29%) Linux
13 266 (15.12%) Data Warehouse
14 259 (14.72%) ETL
15 241 (13.70%) NoSQL
16 235 (13.36%) Oracle
17 226 (12.85%) Scrum
18 216 (12.28%) DevOps
18 216 (12.28%) Data Modelling
19 213 (12.11%) Open Source
20 207 (11.77%) TDD
21 205 (11.65%) HBase
22 203 (11.54%) Banking
23 202 (11.48%) MongoDB
24 193 (10.97%) Continuous Integration
25 191 (10.86%) SQL Server
26 187 (10.63%) Analytical Skills
27 185 (10.52%) Apache Pig
28 180 (10.23%) Apache Cassandra
29 175 (9.95%) Amazon AWS

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
1 501 (28.48%) Apache Spark
2 185 (10.52%) Apache Pig
3 134 (7.62%) Apache
4 95 (5.40%) SAS
5 71 (4.04%) Elasticsearch
6 33 (1.88%) Confluence
7 18 (1.02%) Apache Solr
8 17 (0.97%) Tomcat
9 15 (0.85%) OpenStack
10 14 (0.80%) CMS
10 14 (0.80%) Oracle Coherence
11 13 (0.74%) SharePoint
11 13 (0.74%) WebSphere
12 8 (0.45%) ArcGIS
12 8 (0.45%) nginx
13 6 (0.34%) Mule
13 6 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
14 5 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 5 (0.28%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 5 (0.28%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 46 (2.62%) SPSS
2 45 (2.56%) MS Excel
3 14 (0.80%) MS Visio
4 13 (0.74%) Stata
5 11 (0.63%) MS Office
6 8 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.17%) InVision
7 3 (0.17%) MS Project
7 3 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.11%) Simulink
8 2 (0.11%) Weka
Business Applications
1 23 (1.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (0.51%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 6 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
6 2 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.11%) Revive Adserver
6 2 (0.11%) Unica
7 1 (0.057%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.057%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.057%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.057%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.057%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 1 (0.057%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.057%) SAP GRC
7 1 (0.057%) SAP MDM
7 1 (0.057%) Sentinel
7 1 (0.057%) Siebel Analytics
Cloud Services
1 175 (9.95%) Amazon AWS
2 75 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (2.62%) GitHub
4 39 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
5 23 (1.31%) Amazon EMR
5 23 (1.31%) IaaS
6 19 (1.08%) Amazon S3
7 17 (0.97%) PaaS
7 17 (0.97%) SaaS
8 15 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
9 14 (0.80%) Amazon Kinesis
10 12 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (0.23%) Heroku
12 3 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 3 (0.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 3 (0.17%) CloudFront
13 2 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.11%) Azure Machine Learning
13 2 (0.11%) IBM PureFlex
14 1 (0.057%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 32 (1.82%) Internet
2 30 (1.71%) HTTP
3 13 (0.74%) DNS
4 12 (0.68%) LDAP
5 11 (0.63%) Network Security
5 11 (0.63%) TCP/IP
6 9 (0.51%) Firewall
6 9 (0.51%) Kerberos
7 8 (0.45%) Remote Desktop
8 7 (0.40%) DSL
9 5 (0.28%) FCAPS
10 4 (0.23%) Intranet
10 4 (0.23%) NAS
10 4 (0.23%) SMS
11 3 (0.17%) SAN
11 3 (0.17%) SNMP
12 2 (0.11%) FTP
12 2 (0.11%) iSCSI
12 2 (0.11%) LAN
12 2 (0.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 939 (53.38%) Hadoop
2 377 (21.43%) Apache Hive
3 266 (15.12%) Data Warehouse
4 241 (13.70%) NoSQL
5 205 (11.65%) HBase
6 202 (11.48%) MongoDB
7 191 (10.86%) SQL Server
8 180 (10.23%) Apache Cassandra
9 121 (6.88%) Relational Database
10 100 (5.69%) MySQL
11 83 (4.72%) QlikView
12 70 (3.98%) Impala
13 66 (3.75%) Data Mining
14 56 (3.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 54 (3.07%) Sqoop
16 52 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 48 (2.73%) Neo4j
18 45 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
19 42 (2.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 39 (2.22%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 151 (8.58%) Jenkins
2 99 (5.63%) Git (software)
3 80 (4.55%) JIRA
4 38 (2.16%) Maven
5 34 (1.93%) Gradle
6 32 (1.82%) Talend Open Studio
7 31 (1.76%) Cucumber
8 27 (1.53%) Subversion
9 25 (1.42%) Hudson
10 23 (1.31%) Ant
11 19 (1.08%) Selenium
12 16 (0.91%) JUnit
12 16 (0.91%) Sonatype Nexus
13 12 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 11 (0.63%) IntelliJ
14 11 (0.63%) WebDriver
15 9 (0.51%) Eclipse
16 8 (0.45%) Spock
16 8 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
16 8 (0.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 370 (21.03%) Finance
2 203 (11.54%) Banking
3 100 (5.69%) Marketing
3 100 (5.69%) Retail
4 60 (3.41%) Investment Banking
5 53 (3.01%) Telecoms
6 35 (1.99%) Financial Institution
7 33 (1.88%) Front Office
8 21 (1.19%) Electronics
8 21 (1.19%) Manufacturing
9 19 (1.08%) Legal
10 11 (0.63%) Back Office
10 11 (0.63%) Law
11 9 (0.51%) Games
11 9 (0.51%) Retail Banking
12 7 (0.40%) Billing
12 7 (0.40%) Spanish Language
13 6 (0.34%) Publishing
14 5 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
14 5 (0.28%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 625 (35.53%) Developer
2 300 (17.06%) Architect
3 224 (12.73%) Big Data Developer
4 193 (10.97%) Java Developer
5 179 (10.18%) Data Architect
6 161 (9.15%) Hadoop Developer
7 148 (8.41%) Data Engineer
8 140 (7.96%) Analyst
9 130 (7.39%) Big Data Architect
10 124 (7.05%) Consultant
11 122 (6.94%) Big Data Engineer
12 104 (5.91%) Scala Developer
13 103 (5.86%) Hadoop Engineer
14 80 (4.55%) Data Scientist
15 72 (4.09%) Senior Developer
16 63 (3.58%) Apache Spark Developer
17 62 (3.52%) Data Consultant
18 59 (3.35%) SQL Developer
19 57 (3.24%) Hadoop Architect
20 55 (3.13%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (8.87%) Kafka
2 122 (6.94%) REST
3 102 (5.80%) Web Services
4 100 (5.69%) HTML
5 86 (4.89%) .NET
6 81 (4.60%) CSS
7 80 (4.55%) AngularJS
8 77 (4.38%) Spring
9 58 (3.30%) HTML5
10 53 (3.01%) XML
11 52 (2.96%) jQuery
12 49 (2.79%) Akka
13 45 (2.56%) SOAP
14 44 (2.50%) Node.js
15 40 (2.27%) J2EE
16 38 (2.16%) RESTful
17 36 (2.05%) JSON
17 36 (2.05%) Play Framework
18 35 (1.99%) Hibernate
18 35 (1.99%) spray
Miscellaneous
1 187 (10.63%) Analytical Skills
2 136 (7.73%) Visualisation
3 78 (4.43%) Computer Science
4 70 (3.98%) Algorithms
5 61 (3.47%) User Experience
6 58 (3.30%) Data Integration
7 53 (3.01%) Mathematics
8 46 (2.62%) Statistics
9 40 (2.27%) Management Information System
10 36 (2.05%) Data Centre
11 30 (1.71%) Credit Risk
12 24 (1.36%) Data Structures
12 24 (1.36%) Mobile App
13 20 (1.14%) Fintech
13 20 (1.14%) Performance Metrics
14 19 (1.08%) Reference Data
15 18 (1.02%) Social Media
16 16 (0.91%) Artificial Intelligence
16 16 (0.91%) Biometrics
17 15 (0.85%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 269 (15.29%) Linux
2 130 (7.39%) Unix
3 76 (4.32%) Windows
4 32 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 30 (1.71%) Windows Server
6 17 (0.97%) AIX
7 15 (0.85%) CentOS
8 14 (0.80%) Ubuntu
9 9 (0.51%) Solaris
10 7 (0.40%) Apple iOS
10 7 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.34%) Mesosphere
11 6 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
11 6 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (0.28%) Android
12 5 (0.28%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.17%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.057%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.057%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.057%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 558 (31.72%) Agile Software Development
2 484 (27.52%) Analytics
3 423 (24.05%) Business Intelligence
4 259 (14.72%) ETL
5 226 (12.85%) Scrum
6 216 (12.28%) Data Modelling
6 216 (12.28%) DevOps
7 213 (12.11%) Open Source
8 207 (11.77%) TDD
9 193 (10.97%) Continuous Integration
10 166 (9.44%) Data Analytics
11 129 (7.33%) MapReduce
12 128 (7.28%) E-Commerce
13 124 (7.05%) Data Analysis
13 124 (7.05%) Machine Learning
14 120 (6.82%) Data Architecture
15 109 (6.20%) Software Engineering
16 98 (5.57%) Big Data Analytics
17 90 (5.12%) Data Management
18 78 (4.43%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 652 (37.07%) Java
2 486 (27.63%) SQL
3 362 (20.58%) Scala
4 319 (18.14%) Python
5 149 (8.47%) JavaScript
6 146 (8.30%) R
7 85 (4.83%) C#
8 66 (3.75%) Shell Script
9 63 (3.58%) Ruby
10 58 (3.30%) PHP
11 57 (3.24%) Perl
12 52 (2.96%) PL/SQL
13 49 (2.79%) C++
14 44 (2.50%) C
15 38 (2.16%) T-SQL
16 34 (1.93%) MATLAB
17 31 (1.76%) Bash Shell
18 19 (1.08%) Groovy
19 17 (0.97%) VBA
20 16 (0.91%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 150 (8.53%) Security Cleared
2 120 (6.82%) Degree
3 86 (4.89%) SC Cleared
4 48 (2.73%) DV Cleared
5 32 (1.82%) PhD
6 14 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
7 11 (0.63%) SAS Certification
8 7 (0.40%) PMP
9 6 (0.34%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.28%) CISSP
10 5 (0.28%) CITP
11 4 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.23%) RHCE
11 4 (0.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (0.17%) EMC Certification
13 2 (0.11%) ACCA
13 2 (0.11%) CISM
13 2 (0.11%) MCTS
13 2 (0.11%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 2 (0.11%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (4.32%) QA
2 63 (3.58%) Data Quality
3 9 (0.51%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.45%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.40%) SLA
6 5 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
6 5 (0.28%) GCP
7 4 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.17%) ISAE 3402
8 3 (0.17%) SSAE 16
9 2 (0.11%) COBIT
9 2 (0.11%) FATCA
10 1 (0.057%) Basel II
10 1 (0.057%) Basel III
10 1 (0.057%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.057%) MiFID
10 1 (0.057%) Solvency II
System Software
1 114 (6.48%) HDFS
2 109 (6.20%) Docker
3 77 (4.38%) Apache Flume
4 36 (2.05%) VMware Infrastructure
5 29 (1.65%) Active Directory
6 22 (1.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 14 (0.80%) Hyper-V
8 11 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
9 9 (0.51%) Virtual Desktop
10 5 (0.28%) vCloud
10 5 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (0.28%) vSphere
11 2 (0.11%) Ceph
11 2 (0.11%) Firmware
11 2 (0.11%) GridGain
11 2 (0.11%) KVM
11 2 (0.11%) Squid
11 2 (0.11%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.057%) Platform Symphony
12 1 (0.057%) Xen
Systems Management
1 104 (5.91%) Puppet
2 96 (5.46%) Ansible
3 77 (4.38%) Opscode Chef
4 40 (2.27%) Hadoop YARN
5 30 (1.71%) Ambari
6 29 (1.65%) Oozie
7 20 (1.14%) Nagios
8 18 (1.02%) Kubernetes
9 15 (0.85%) Mesos
10 14 (0.80%) ZABBIX
11 12 (0.68%) Kibana
12 10 (0.57%) Control-M
13 9 (0.51%) StatsD
14 8 (0.45%) DBAmp
15 6 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
16 5 (0.28%) Ganglia
16 5 (0.28%) logstash
16 5 (0.28%) Terraform
17 4 (0.23%) Salt
18 3 (0.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 235 (13.36%) Oracle
2 132 (7.50%) Cloudera
3 127 (7.22%) Tableau
4 104 (5.91%) Microsoft
5 77 (4.38%) Hortonworks
6 74 (4.21%) Teradata
7 64 (3.64%) Informatica
8 61 (3.47%) IBM
9 58 (3.30%) VMware
10 47 (2.67%) SAP
11 32 (1.82%) Talend
12 30 (1.71%) Red Hat
12 30 (1.71%) Splunk
13 29 (1.65%) Vertica
14 27 (1.53%) Cognos
15 26 (1.48%) Atlassian
16 24 (1.36%) Ab Initio
17 22 (1.25%) MicroStrategy
18 21 (1.19%) Citrix
18 21 (1.19%) HP
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £525 - £575 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mint
Rate: £580 - £640 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
PCR
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Great central London locations
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Coded People
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £385.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Stratospherec
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £750 per day but flexible
Posted: 20 hours ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South West
Parallel Consulting
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Buckingham, Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Aquent
Rate: Highly Competitive and Flexible
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
Parallel Consulting
Rate: Lucrative rate
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Ciber UK
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
Rate: From £28,013 to £36,842 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
Rate: From £52,974 to £60,774 per annum or more for exceptional candidates
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
Rate: From £39,785 to £48,614 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
Rate: From £33,899 to £60,774 per annum or more for exceptional candidates
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Eligo Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
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City of London
Eligo Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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