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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 151 190 242
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +52
Contract jobs citing Big Data 809 632 445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.66% 1.25% 0.91%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.62% 5.27% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 433 277
Median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £375 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £700 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.95%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- -21.95%
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
10616 11982 11043
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.80% 23.61% 22.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 7291 7957 7013
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 178 185
Median hourly rate £30.00 £26.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -10.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.21 £15.71 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £52.17 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+18.26% -13.33%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +52 544 £550 - 184
South East +14 116 £450 - 49
South West +24 37 £450 -10.00% 26
North West -28 33 £419 -20.23% 18
West Midlands -9 26 £490 +54.33% 1
Yorkshire -2 22 £475 -5.00% 5
East of England +7 17 £425 -5.55% 16
North East -46 7 £440 - 1
East Midlands 0 3 £475 - 6
Midlands -6 2 - -
Big Data
UK

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 838 (52.34%) Hadoop
2 599 (37.41%) Java
3 503 (31.42%) Agile Software Development
4 447 (27.92%) Analytics
5 436 (27.23%) SQL
6 409 (25.55%) Apache Spark
7 383 (23.92%) Business Intelligence
8 345 (21.55%) Apache Hive
9 315 (19.68%) Finance
10 310 (19.36%) Scala
11 306 (19.11%) Python
12 243 (15.18%) Linux
13 236 (14.74%) NoSQL
14 235 (14.68%) Data Warehouse
15 224 (13.99%) Oracle
16 221 (13.80%) ETL
17 219 (13.68%) Scrum
18 196 (12.24%) Data Modelling
19 190 (11.87%) TDD
19 190 (11.87%) Open Source
20 189 (11.81%) DevOps
21 180 (11.24%) Continuous Integration
22 175 (10.93%) Banking
23 174 (10.87%) MongoDB
24 173 (10.81%) HBase
25 171 (10.68%) SQL Server
26 169 (10.56%) Apache Cassandra
27 165 (10.31%) Apache Pig
28 163 (10.18%) Analytical Skills
29 152 (9.49%) 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
1 409 (25.55%) Apache Spark
2 165 (10.31%) Apache Pig
3 113 (7.06%) Apache
4 86 (5.37%) SAS
5 63 (3.94%) Elasticsearch
6 35 (2.19%) Confluence
7 18 (1.12%) OpenStack
7 18 (1.12%) Tomcat
8 17 (1.06%) Apache Solr
9 13 (0.81%) Oracle Coherence
10 12 (0.75%) CMS
10 12 (0.75%) SharePoint
10 12 (0.75%) WebSphere
11 10 (0.62%) nginx
12 8 (0.50%) ArcGIS
13 6 (0.37%) Mule
14 5 (0.31%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 5 (0.31%) WebSphere Application Server
15 4 (0.25%) Cloud Foundry
15 4 (0.25%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 39 (2.44%) MS Excel
2 38 (2.37%) SPSS
3 13 (0.81%) Stata
4 12 (0.75%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.56%) MS Office
6 5 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.31%) MS Project
7 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.12%) Weka
8 1 (0.062%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 19 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.44%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 6 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.12%) Revive Adserver
6 1 (0.062%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.062%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.062%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.062%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.062%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 1 (0.062%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.062%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.062%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.062%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.062%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.062%) Siebel Analytics
6 1 (0.062%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 152 (9.49%) Amazon AWS
2 66 (4.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (2.62%) GitHub
4 32 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
5 23 (1.44%) IaaS
6 20 (1.25%) Amazon EMR
7 16 (1.00%) Amazon S3
7 16 (1.00%) PaaS
7 16 (1.00%) SaaS
8 13 (0.81%) Amazon Kinesis
9 11 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
9 11 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.25%) Heroku
11 3 (0.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 3 (0.19%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.12%) Azure Machine Learning
12 2 (0.12%) IBM PureFlex
13 1 (0.062%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 1 (0.062%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 34 (2.12%) Internet
2 29 (1.81%) HTTP
3 11 (0.69%) Network Security
4 10 (0.62%) TCP/IP
5 8 (0.50%) Kerberos
5 8 (0.50%) Remote Desktop
6 7 (0.44%) SAN
7 6 (0.37%) DNS
8 4 (0.25%) Firewall
9 3 (0.19%) DSL
9 3 (0.19%) Intranet
9 3 (0.19%) NAS
9 3 (0.19%) SNMP
10 2 (0.12%) FCoE
10 2 (0.12%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (0.12%) iSCSI
10 2 (0.12%) LAN
10 2 (0.12%) LDAP
10 2 (0.12%) WAN
11 1 (0.062%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 838 (52.34%) Hadoop
2 345 (21.55%) Apache Hive
3 236 (14.74%) NoSQL
4 235 (14.68%) Data Warehouse
5 174 (10.87%) MongoDB
6 173 (10.81%) HBase
7 171 (10.68%) SQL Server
8 169 (10.56%) Apache Cassandra
9 107 (6.68%) Relational Database
10 95 (5.93%) MySQL
11 71 (4.43%) Data Mining
12 62 (3.87%) QlikView
13 53 (3.31%) Impala
13 53 (3.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 50 (3.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 47 (2.94%) Pentaho
16 41 (2.56%) Neo4j
17 40 (2.50%) Oracle Database
18 39 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
19 38 (2.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 142 (8.87%) Jenkins
2 87 (5.43%) Git (software)
3 80 (5.00%) JIRA
4 39 (2.44%) Maven
5 34 (2.12%) Talend Open Studio
6 31 (1.94%) Cucumber
7 27 (1.69%) Gradle
7 27 (1.69%) Hudson
8 26 (1.62%) Subversion
9 23 (1.44%) Ant
10 17 (1.06%) Selenium
11 15 (0.94%) JUnit
11 15 (0.94%) Sonatype Nexus
12 13 (0.81%) Visual Studio
13 11 (0.69%) WebDriver
14 10 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
15 9 (0.56%) IntelliJ
15 9 (0.56%) Mockito
16 8 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 8 (0.50%) Eclipse
General
1 315 (19.68%) Finance
2 175 (10.93%) Banking
3 84 (5.25%) Retail
4 75 (4.68%) Marketing
5 52 (3.25%) Telecoms
6 46 (2.87%) Investment Banking
7 28 (1.75%) Front Office
8 27 (1.69%) Financial Institution
9 21 (1.31%) Electronics
10 20 (1.25%) Manufacturing
11 11 (0.69%) Back Office
11 11 (0.69%) Retail Banking
12 9 (0.56%) Law
12 9 (0.56%) Publishing
13 8 (0.50%) Games
14 7 (0.44%) Advertising
14 7 (0.44%) Spanish Language
15 6 (0.37%) Billing
16 5 (0.31%) Corporate Banking
16 5 (0.31%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 595 (37.16%) Developer
2 260 (16.24%) Architect
3 217 (13.55%) Big Data Developer
4 169 (10.56%) Java Developer
5 159 (9.93%) Hadoop Developer
6 154 (9.62%) Data Architect
7 138 (8.62%) Data Engineer
8 112 (7.00%) Analyst
9 111 (6.93%) Big Data Engineer
10 108 (6.75%) Big Data Architect
11 96 (6.00%) Consultant
12 90 (5.62%) Scala Developer
13 89 (5.56%) Hadoop Engineer
14 79 (4.93%) Data Scientist
15 69 (4.31%) Senior Developer
16 61 (3.81%) SQL Developer
17 53 (3.31%) Apache Spark Developer
18 50 (3.12%) Business Intelligence Developer
19 48 (3.00%) Hadoop Architect
19 48 (3.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (8.56%) Kafka
2 102 (6.37%) Web Services
3 101 (6.31%) REST
4 99 (6.18%) HTML
5 78 (4.87%) .NET
6 77 (4.81%) CSS
7 75 (4.68%) Spring
8 72 (4.50%) AngularJS
9 54 (3.37%) XML
10 53 (3.31%) HTML5
11 52 (3.25%) jQuery
12 51 (3.19%) RESTful
13 43 (2.69%) JSON
14 38 (2.37%) Node.js
15 37 (2.31%) Akka
15 37 (2.31%) Hibernate
16 35 (2.19%) SOAP
17 33 (2.06%) spray
18 31 (1.94%) Dropwizard
19 30 (1.87%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 163 (10.18%) Analytical Skills
2 112 (7.00%) Visualisation
3 69 (4.31%) Algorithms
4 65 (4.06%) Computer Science
5 48 (3.00%) Mathematics
5 48 (3.00%) User Experience
6 43 (2.69%) Statistics
7 41 (2.56%) Data Integration
8 32 (2.00%) Management Information System
9 30 (1.87%) Data Centre
10 28 (1.75%) Data Structures
11 21 (1.31%) Mobile App
12 17 (1.06%) Performance Metrics
12 17 (1.06%) Reference Data
13 16 (1.00%) Biometrics
13 16 (1.00%) Market Risk
14 15 (0.94%) Fintech
14 15 (0.94%) Semantic Web
15 13 (0.81%) CESG
15 13 (0.81%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 243 (15.18%) Linux
2 122 (7.62%) Unix
3 81 (5.06%) Windows
4 31 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 27 (1.69%) Windows Server
6 20 (1.25%) CentOS
7 10 (0.62%) AIX
7 10 (0.62%) Ubuntu
8 7 (0.44%) Apple iOS
8 7 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.37%) Mac OS X
9 6 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.31%) Android
10 5 (0.31%) Solaris
11 3 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.12%) Mesosphere
13 1 (0.062%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.062%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.062%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.062%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 503 (31.42%) Agile Software Development
2 447 (27.92%) Analytics
3 383 (23.92%) Business Intelligence
4 221 (13.80%) ETL
5 219 (13.68%) Scrum
6 196 (12.24%) Data Modelling
7 190 (11.87%) Open Source
7 190 (11.87%) TDD
8 189 (11.81%) DevOps
9 180 (11.24%) Continuous Integration
10 144 (8.99%) Data Analytics
11 132 (8.24%) E-Commerce
12 116 (7.25%) Data Analysis
13 113 (7.06%) MapReduce
14 111 (6.93%) Data Architecture
15 103 (6.43%) Machine Learning
16 94 (5.87%) Software Engineering
17 90 (5.62%) Data Management
18 83 (5.18%) Big Data Analytics
19 72 (4.50%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 599 (37.41%) Java
2 436 (27.23%) SQL
3 310 (19.36%) Scala
4 306 (19.11%) Python
5 151 (9.43%) JavaScript
6 137 (8.56%) R
7 83 (5.18%) C#
8 66 (4.12%) Shell Script
9 59 (3.69%) C++
10 58 (3.62%) Perl
11 57 (3.56%) Ruby
12 55 (3.44%) PL/SQL
13 54 (3.37%) PHP
14 43 (2.69%) C
15 42 (2.62%) Bash Shell
16 39 (2.44%) T-SQL
17 32 (2.00%) MATLAB
18 17 (1.06%) Groovy
19 16 (1.00%) VBA
20 14 (0.87%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 140 (8.74%) Security Cleared
2 130 (8.12%) Degree
3 83 (5.18%) SC Cleared
4 45 (2.81%) DV Cleared
5 18 (1.12%) PhD
6 15 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
7 12 (0.75%) PMI Certification
8 11 (0.69%) SAS Certification
9 9 (0.56%) PMP
10 5 (0.31%) CITP
11 4 (0.25%) CISSP
11 4 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.25%) RHCE
11 4 (0.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (0.19%) EMC Certification
12 3 (0.19%) ISEB
13 2 (0.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (0.12%) RHCSA
13 2 (0.12%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 2 (0.12%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (5.06%) QA
2 57 (3.56%) Data Quality
3 9 (0.56%) SLA
4 5 (0.31%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.25%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.19%) Dublin Core
7 2 (0.12%) COBIT
7 2 (0.12%) GCP
8 1 (0.062%) Basel II
8 1 (0.062%) Basel III
8 1 (0.062%) FATCA
8 1 (0.062%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.062%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.062%) MiFID
8 1 (0.062%) Solvency II
System Software
1 105 (6.56%) HDFS
2 88 (5.50%) Docker
3 62 (3.87%) Apache Flume
4 27 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 20 (1.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 17 (1.06%) Active Directory
7 10 (0.62%) Hyper-V
8 9 (0.56%) Virtual Desktop
9 7 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
11 5 (0.31%) vCloud
12 3 (0.19%) vSphere
13 2 (0.12%) Firmware
13 2 (0.12%) GridGain
13 2 (0.12%) KVM
13 2 (0.12%) Squid
13 2 (0.12%) VirtualBox
14 1 (0.062%) SRDF
14 1 (0.062%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 1 (0.062%) Xen
Systems Management
1 95 (5.93%) Puppet
2 82 (5.12%) Ansible
3 69 (4.31%) Opscode Chef
4 30 (1.87%) Hadoop YARN
5 28 (1.75%) Ambari
6 26 (1.62%) Oozie
7 20 (1.25%) Nagios
8 14 (0.87%) Mesos
9 13 (0.81%) ZABBIX
10 11 (0.69%) Kibana
11 10 (0.62%) Kubernetes
12 9 (0.56%) StatsD
13 7 (0.44%) DBAmp
13 7 (0.44%) logstash
14 6 (0.37%) Control-M
14 6 (0.37%) Terraform
15 5 (0.31%) Ganglia
15 5 (0.31%) Graphite
15 5 (0.31%) SCCM
16 4 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 224 (13.99%) Oracle
2 110 (6.87%) Cloudera
3 106 (6.62%) Tableau
4 103 (6.43%) Microsoft
5 70 (4.37%) Teradata
6 67 (4.18%) Informatica
7 63 (3.94%) Hortonworks
8 50 (3.12%) IBM
9 47 (2.94%) VMware
10 42 (2.62%) SAP
11 34 (2.12%) Talend
12 28 (1.75%) Splunk
13 26 (1.62%) Red Hat
13 26 (1.62%) Vertica
14 24 (1.50%) Ab Initio
15 23 (1.44%) Atlassian
16 21 (1.31%) Cognos
17 19 (1.19%) Google
18 18 (1.12%) HP
19 16 (1.00%) Citrix
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
KPRS
Rate: Top Market Contract Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £430.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesex
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £ Excellent Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
Rate: From £39,785 to £48,614 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 5 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: 3 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
Rate: From £28,013 to £36,842 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £700 - £850 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £725 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £580.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Source Technology
Rate: DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £850 per day
Posted: 2 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: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Freshtechit
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
First Point
Rate: £575.00 - £600.00 per day + rolling
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Salt
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £700 - £800 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
Rate: From £45,671 to £60,774 per annum or more for exceptional candidates
Posted: 3 days ago