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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 185 237 349
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +112
Contract jobs citing Big Data 606 437 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.18% 0.89% 0.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.25% 4.09% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 281 169
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £310 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £700 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 1
Average hourly rate £50.00 £30.00 £21.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% +37.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £20.50 -
% change year-on-year
+143.90% -
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
11540 10686 10247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.40% 21.65% 22.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 7664 6734 6396
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 163 205
Average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.08 £13.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £53.80 £51.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +36 392 £550 - 199
South East +31 92 £475 - 52
North West -6 37 £475 -17.39% 15
East of England +9 29 £450 +5.88% 18
Yorkshire -13 16 £500 +58.73% 11
South West -9 14 £425 -5.55% 16
East Midlands +10 13 £353 -21.66% 6
West Midlands -5 9 £284 -44.84% 8
Midlands - 1 £475 - 1
North East - 1 - -
Big Data
UK

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 629 (49.10%) Hadoop
2 461 (35.99%) Java
3 425 (33.18%) Agile Software Development
4 293 (22.87%) Finance
5 278 (21.70%) Analytics
6 271 (21.16%) SQL
7 261 (20.37%) Data Warehouse
8 204 (15.93%) Apache Spark
9 196 (15.30%) Oracle
10 189 (14.75%) MongoDB
11 184 (14.36%) Banking
12 182 (14.21%) Business Intelligence
13 179 (13.97%) Scala
14 167 (13.04%) Python
15 165 (12.88%) Apache Hive
16 164 (12.80%) NoSQL
17 163 (12.72%) Open Source
18 160 (12.49%) Linux
19 159 (12.41%) Data Modelling
19 159 (12.41%) TDD
20 156 (12.18%) ETL
21 151 (11.79%) Scrum
22 150 (11.71%) Amazon AWS
23 146 (11.40%) JavaScript
24 138 (10.77%) Visualisation
25 134 (10.46%) Apache Cassandra
25 134 (10.46%) Analytical Skills
26 132 (10.30%) SQL Server
27 128 (9.99%) R
28 121 (9.45%) UNIX

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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
1 204 (15.93%) Apache Spark
2 88 (6.87%) Apache Pig
3 69 (5.39%) Apache
4 64 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
5 62 (4.84%) SAS
6 58 (4.53%) Node.js
7 41 (3.20%) Apache Solr
8 32 (2.50%) WebSphere
9 26 (2.03%) SharePoint
10 21 (1.64%) Confluence
11 16 (1.25%) WebLogic
12 13 (1.01%) CMS
13 11 (0.86%) Oracle Coherence
13 11 (0.86%) OpenStack
14 10 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
15 7 (0.55%) Tomcat
15 7 (0.55%) nginx
16 6 (0.47%) Mule
17 5 (0.39%) WorkSite
17 5 (0.39%) IIS
Applications
1 51 (3.98%) MS Excel
2 22 (1.72%) SPSS
3 18 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (1.01%) MS Office
5 12 (0.94%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.23%) MS Project
8 2 (0.16%) Weka
9 1 (0.078%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.078%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
2 6 (0.47%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 5 (0.39%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 2 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.078%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.078%) MultiFonds
5 1 (0.078%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.078%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.078%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 150 (11.71%) Amazon AWS
2 83 (6.48%) Cloud Computing
3 56 (4.37%) IaaS
4 27 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 22 (1.72%) PaaS
6 21 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
7 18 (1.41%) SaaS
8 13 (1.01%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 11 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
10 7 (0.55%) Amazon EMR
10 7 (0.55%) Amazon S3
11 6 (0.47%) Route 53
11 6 (0.47%) GitHub
12 4 (0.31%) Amazon Glacier
12 4 (0.31%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 2 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
14 1 (0.078%) Google Compute Engine
14 1 (0.078%) Amazon Kinesis
14 1 (0.078%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 1 (0.078%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 46 (3.59%) Internet
2 20 (1.56%) HTTP
3 19 (1.48%) SAN
3 19 (1.48%) TCP/IP
4 17 (1.33%) VPN
4 17 (1.33%) Firewall
4 17 (1.33%) Network Security
4 17 (1.33%) AMQP
5 16 (1.25%) Unified Communications
6 15 (1.17%) Kerberos
6 15 (1.17%) LAN
6 15 (1.17%) WAN
6 15 (1.17%) Converged Networks
7 14 (1.09%) VLAN
8 13 (1.01%) MPLS
8 13 (1.01%) LDAP
9 12 (0.94%) X.509
10 9 (0.70%) SNMP
10 9 (0.70%) SMTP
10 9 (0.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 629 (49.10%) Hadoop
2 261 (20.37%) Data Warehouse
3 189 (14.75%) MongoDB
4 165 (12.88%) Apache Hive
5 164 (12.80%) NoSQL
6 134 (10.46%) Apache Cassandra
7 132 (10.30%) SQL Server
8 109 (8.51%) HBase
9 70 (5.46%) Impala
10 63 (4.92%) Relational Database
11 56 (4.37%) Data Mining
12 47 (3.67%) MySQL
13 43 (3.36%) RDBMS
13 43 (3.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 37 (2.89%) QlikView
15 35 (2.73%) Oracle Database
15 35 (2.73%) Sqoop
16 32 (2.50%) DB2
17 31 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
18 29 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 46 (3.59%) Git (software)
2 40 (3.12%) JIRA
3 31 (2.42%) Subversion
4 26 (2.03%) Jenkins
5 23 (1.80%) JUnit
6 22 (1.72%) Cucumber
7 18 (1.41%) Mercurial
8 17 (1.33%) Maven
8 17 (1.33%) Gradle
9 16 (1.25%) Ant
10 14 (1.09%) Eclipse
11 12 (0.94%) Selenium
12 11 (0.86%) Talend Open Studio
13 9 (0.70%) Hudson
14 8 (0.62%) Visual Studio
15 7 (0.55%) ERwin
15 7 (0.55%) TeamCity
16 6 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 5 (0.39%) PHPUnit
17 5 (0.39%) SoapUI
General
1 293 (22.87%) Finance
2 184 (14.36%) Banking
3 76 (5.93%) Investment Banking
4 58 (4.53%) Retail
5 54 (4.22%) Telecoms
5 54 (4.22%) Marketing
6 31 (2.42%) Games
7 20 (1.56%) Publishing
8 18 (1.41%) Advertising
9 15 (1.17%) Manufacturing
10 14 (1.09%) Front Office
11 12 (0.94%) Electronics
12 8 (0.62%) Legal
13 6 (0.47%) Back Office
13 6 (0.47%) Retail Banking
13 6 (0.47%) Corporate Banking
14 4 (0.31%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.31%) Law
15 2 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.16%) Military
Job Titles
1 480 (37.47%) Developer
2 309 (24.12%) Architect
3 134 (10.46%) Java Developer
4 120 (9.37%) Analyst
5 104 (8.12%) Data Architect
6 85 (6.64%) Senior Developer
7 82 (6.40%) Hadoop Developer
8 78 (6.09%) Technical Architect
9 72 (5.62%) Project Manager
10 62 (4.84%) Consultant
10 62 (4.84%) Solutions Architect
11 52 (4.06%) Data Analyst
12 49 (3.83%) Big Data Architect
13 48 (3.75%) Business Analyst
14 44 (3.43%) Big Data Developer
15 43 (3.36%) Data Scientist
16 38 (2.97%) Senior Architect
17 37 (2.89%) Scala Developer
18 33 (2.58%) Administrator
19 32 (2.50%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (8.51%) Web Services
2 96 (7.49%) AngularJS
3 93 (7.26%) .NET
4 85 (6.64%) HTML
5 64 (5.00%) RESTful
6 59 (4.61%) JSON
6 59 (4.61%) J2EE
7 57 (4.45%) HTML5
8 55 (4.29%) XML
9 51 (3.98%) REST
10 49 (3.83%) Spring
11 48 (3.75%) Kafka
12 46 (3.59%) CSS
13 45 (3.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 43 (3.36%) JMS
15 40 (3.12%) SOAP
16 35 (2.73%) Akka
17 27 (2.11%) Hibernate
18 26 (2.03%) Java EE
19 25 (1.95%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 138 (10.77%) Visualisation
2 134 (10.46%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (3.67%) Statistics
4 46 (3.59%) Data Integration
5 44 (3.43%) Algorithms
6 38 (2.97%) Computer Science
7 31 (2.42%) User Experience
8 29 (2.26%) Credit Risk
9 26 (2.03%) Market Risk
9 26 (2.03%) Management Information System
10 25 (1.95%) Mathematics
11 22 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 20 (1.56%) Replication
13 19 (1.48%) Data Structures
14 17 (1.33%) Data Centre
14 17 (1.33%) Online Games
14 17 (1.33%) Client/Server
15 16 (1.25%) Fixed Income
15 16 (1.25%) DataPower
16 15 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 160 (12.49%) Linux
2 121 (9.45%) UNIX
3 72 (5.62%) Windows
4 16 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (0.62%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.47%) CentOS
6 6 (0.47%) Data ONTAP
6 6 (0.47%) Android
7 5 (0.39%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.31%) Debian
9 3 (0.23%) Solaris
9 3 (0.23%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.078%) SUSE
10 1 (0.078%) Fedora
10 1 (0.078%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.078%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 425 (33.18%) Agile Software Development
2 278 (21.70%) Analytics
3 182 (14.21%) Business Intelligence
4 163 (12.72%) Open Source
5 159 (12.41%) Data Modelling
5 159 (12.41%) TDD
6 156 (12.18%) ETL
7 151 (11.79%) Scrum
8 111 (8.67%) MapReduce
9 99 (7.73%) Data Architecture
10 88 (6.87%) Continuous Integration
11 82 (6.40%) Project Management
12 79 (6.17%) DevOps
13 74 (5.78%) Data Management
13 74 (5.78%) Data Analysis
14 67 (5.23%) OO
15 66 (5.15%) Machine Learning
16 62 (4.84%) Software Engineering
17 60 (4.68%) SDLC
18 58 (4.53%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 461 (35.99%) Java
2 271 (21.16%) SQL
3 179 (13.97%) Scala
4 167 (13.04%) Python
5 146 (11.40%) JavaScript
6 128 (9.99%) R
7 62 (4.84%) C#
8 48 (3.75%) Ruby
9 42 (3.28%) PHP
10 40 (3.12%) T-SQL
11 37 (2.89%) Shell Script
12 34 (2.65%) C++
13 28 (2.19%) Perl
14 22 (1.72%) Bash Shell
15 14 (1.09%) Groovy
15 14 (1.09%) C
16 11 (0.86%) VBA
16 11 (0.86%) MATLAB
17 10 (0.78%) Clojure
18 9 (0.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 95 (7.42%) Degree
2 56 (4.37%) Security Cleared
3 25 (1.95%) DV Cleared
4 23 (1.80%) SC Cleared
5 21 (1.64%) CISSP
6 17 (1.33%) PhD
6 17 (1.33%) CISM
7 10 (0.78%) PMI Certification
8 8 (0.62%) PMP
8 8 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (0.47%) IBM Certification
9 6 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 5 (0.39%) Microsoft Certified Master
10 5 (0.39%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 5 (0.39%) ISEB
10 5 (0.39%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (0.31%) CISA
11 4 (0.31%) CCNP
11 4 (0.31%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (2.26%) QA
2 19 (1.48%) SLA
3 9 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (0.70%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.62%) Data Quality
5 7 (0.55%) Dodd-Frank
6 5 (0.39%) Basel II
6 5 (0.39%) COBIT
7 3 (0.23%) Basel III
7 3 (0.23%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.078%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 92 (7.18%) HDFS
2 41 (3.20%) Docker
3 32 (2.50%) Apache Flume
4 24 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (1.64%) Hyper-V
6 19 (1.48%) Active Directory
7 13 (1.01%) vSphere
8 9 (0.70%) vCloud
8 9 (0.70%) NFS
8 9 (0.70%) XenServer
9 7 (0.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 6 (0.47%) SRDF
10 6 (0.47%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 3 (0.23%) GPFS
12 2 (0.16%) Ceph
12 2 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.078%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.078%) Platform Symphony
13 1 (0.078%) Varnish
13 1 (0.078%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 76 (5.93%) Opscode Chef
2 51 (3.98%) Puppet
3 44 (3.43%) StatsD
4 28 (2.19%) Oozie
5 26 (2.03%) Ansible
6 18 (1.41%) Vagrant
7 16 (1.25%) Mesos
7 16 (1.25%) Hadoop YARN
8 13 (1.01%) Salt
9 7 (0.55%) NetBackup
10 6 (0.47%) EMC VPLEX
10 6 (0.47%) SnapMirror
10 6 (0.47%) SnapVault
11 5 (0.39%) Nagios
12 4 (0.31%) ZABBIX
12 4 (0.31%) Cacti
12 4 (0.31%) Kibana
13 3 (0.23%) logstash
13 3 (0.23%) SCCM
13 3 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 196 (15.30%) Oracle
2 98 (7.65%) Microsoft
3 85 (6.64%) Tableau
4 77 (6.01%) Teradata
5 64 (5.00%) Cloudera
6 53 (4.14%) Citrix
7 47 (3.67%) IBM
8 41 (3.20%) Apigee
8 41 (3.20%) Mashery
9 37 (2.89%) Ab Initio
10 34 (2.65%) HP
11 32 (2.50%) SAP
12 28 (2.19%) VMware
12 28 (2.19%) Informatica
13 25 (1.95%) Red Hat
14 23 (1.80%) Vertica
15 19 (1.48%) Netezza
16 18 (1.41%) Atlassian
16 18 (1.41%) SaltStack
17 17 (1.33%) Cisco
Croydon, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £Highly Competitive DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £375 - £400 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Tiro Partners
Rate: From £375 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day c£400-£550 p/day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £450 - £600 per day + immediate start, extendable contract
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £250 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: flexible, highly competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Unspecified flexible, highly competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Kings College London
Posted: 16 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: 16 days ago
Woking, Surrey
McLaren Racing
Rate: Competitive Salary
Posted: 23 days ago