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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 133 175 268
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +93
Contract jobs citing Big Data 889 670 399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.74% 1.32% 0.80%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.96% 5.74% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 633 510 272
Median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £466 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 0
Median hourly rate £19.61 £24.23 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.06% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year
+22.56% -
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
11170 11672 11380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.92% 23.03% 22.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 7643 7665 7298
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 163 196
Median hourly rate £33.50 £32.10 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.36% -8.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.41 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.25 £46.09 £54.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.03% -8.28%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +29 607 £550 - 219
South East +34 127 £430 -4.44% 64
West Midlands +8 38 £470 +5.91% 10
South West +11 32 £475 -6.40% 27
North West -45 30 £433 -18.58% 14
East of England +9 16 £445 -11.00% 17
Yorkshire +2 14 £550 +12.82% 18
East Midlands +15 12 £450 -5.26% 5
North East -26 8 £500 -28.57%
Midlands -8 2 - -
Big Data
UK

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 853 (50.53%) Hadoop
2 610 (36.14%) Java
3 527 (31.22%) Agile Software Development
4 493 (29.21%) Analytics
5 444 (26.30%) SQL
6 380 (22.51%) Apache Spark
7 372 (22.04%) Business Intelligence
8 367 (21.74%) Apache Hive
9 359 (21.27%) Finance
10 348 (20.62%) Python
11 325 (19.25%) Scala
12 246 (14.57%) Linux
13 242 (14.34%) NoSQL
14 239 (14.16%) Data Warehouse
15 220 (13.03%) Scrum
16 219 (12.97%) ETL
17 209 (12.38%) Data Modelling
18 207 (12.26%) Oracle
19 194 (11.49%) TDD
19 194 (11.49%) Banking
20 178 (10.55%) Analytical Skills
20 178 (10.55%) Open Source
21 177 (10.49%) HBase
22 172 (10.19%) Apache Pig
23 168 (9.95%) Data Analytics
23 168 (9.95%) SQL Server
24 161 (9.54%) MongoDB
25 159 (9.42%) DevOps
26 157 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
27 152 (9.00%) JavaScript

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
1 380 (22.51%) Apache Spark
2 172 (10.19%) Apache Pig
3 103 (6.10%) SAS
4 87 (5.15%) Apache
5 59 (3.50%) Elasticsearch
6 52 (3.08%) Node.js
7 34 (2.01%) Confluence
8 22 (1.30%) Tomcat
9 18 (1.07%) WebSphere
10 16 (0.95%) Apache Solr
11 15 (0.89%) OpenStack
11 15 (0.89%) SharePoint
12 14 (0.83%) Oracle Coherence
13 13 (0.77%) nginx
14 11 (0.65%) CMS
15 8 (0.47%) ArcGIS
16 7 (0.41%) WebLogic
17 6 (0.36%) Jetty
18 5 (0.30%) JBoss
18 5 (0.30%) Mule
Applications
1 43 (2.55%) MS Excel
2 39 (2.31%) SPSS
3 12 (0.71%) MS Visio
3 12 (0.71%) Stata
4 10 (0.59%) MS Office
5 8 (0.47%) MS Project
6 6 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.12%) Weka
8 1 (0.059%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.059%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 17 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.18%) Unica
3 2 (0.12%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.12%) Revive Adserver
4 1 (0.059%) BigMachines
4 1 (0.059%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.059%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.059%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.059%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.059%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.059%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.059%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 157 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (3.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (2.07%) GitHub
4 32 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
5 20 (1.18%) Amazon EMR
6 18 (1.07%) IaaS
7 13 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
7 13 (0.77%) SaaS
8 11 (0.65%) PaaS
9 10 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
10 9 (0.53%) Amazon Kinesis
11 8 (0.47%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 5 (0.30%) Heroku
13 4 (0.24%) Google Analytics
14 3 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
14 3 (0.18%) Route 53
15 2 (0.12%) Amazon Glacier
15 2 (0.12%) IBM PureFlex
16 1 (0.059%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 43 (2.55%) Internet
2 19 (1.13%) HTTP
3 11 (0.65%) Kerberos
4 9 (0.53%) SAN
5 8 (0.47%) Remote Desktop
6 7 (0.41%) Network Security
7 6 (0.36%) SNA
7 6 (0.36%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.30%) LDAP
9 4 (0.24%) Firewall
9 4 (0.24%) LAN
9 4 (0.24%) WAN
10 3 (0.18%) DNS
10 3 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.12%) Intranet
11 2 (0.12%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (0.12%) iSCSI
11 2 (0.12%) SMS
11 2 (0.12%) VPN
11 2 (0.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 853 (50.53%) Hadoop
2 367 (21.74%) Apache Hive
3 242 (14.34%) NoSQL
4 239 (14.16%) Data Warehouse
5 177 (10.49%) HBase
6 168 (9.95%) SQL Server
7 161 (9.54%) MongoDB
8 148 (8.77%) Apache Cassandra
9 100 (5.92%) Relational Database
10 89 (5.27%) Data Mining
11 85 (5.04%) MySQL
12 76 (4.50%) QlikView
13 65 (3.85%) Pentaho
14 62 (3.67%) Impala
15 60 (3.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 58 (3.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 45 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 45 (2.67%) Sqoop
18 40 (2.37%) Oracle Database
19 39 (2.31%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 97 (5.75%) Jenkins
2 85 (5.04%) Git (software)
3 76 (4.50%) JIRA
4 35 (2.07%) Maven
4 35 (2.07%) Talend Open Studio
5 28 (1.66%) Subversion
6 24 (1.42%) Ant
7 23 (1.36%) Hudson
7 23 (1.36%) Selenium
8 20 (1.18%) Cucumber
9 18 (1.07%) JUnit
10 15 (0.89%) Gradle
11 13 (0.77%) Mockito
12 12 (0.71%) Visual Studio
13 10 (0.59%) JMeter
13 10 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (0.47%) Spock
15 7 (0.41%) Bitbucket
15 7 (0.41%) Jasmine
15 7 (0.41%) SonarQube
General
1 359 (21.27%) Finance
2 194 (11.49%) Banking
3 91 (5.39%) Marketing
4 84 (4.98%) Retail
5 55 (3.26%) Telecoms
6 47 (2.78%) Investment Banking
7 25 (1.48%) Financial Institution
8 23 (1.36%) Publishing
9 21 (1.24%) Front Office
10 20 (1.18%) Electronics
10 20 (1.18%) Manufacturing
11 13 (0.77%) Games
12 11 (0.65%) Advertising
13 10 (0.59%) Legal
13 10 (0.59%) Military
13 10 (0.59%) Retail Banking
14 8 (0.47%) Back Office
14 8 (0.47%) Spanish Language
15 7 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
16 6 (0.36%) Law
Job Titles
1 623 (36.91%) Developer
2 258 (15.28%) Architect
3 248 (14.69%) Big Data Developer
4 180 (10.66%) Hadoop Developer
5 167 (9.89%) Java Developer
6 147 (8.71%) Data Architect
7 143 (8.47%) Analyst
8 130 (7.70%) Data Engineer
9 111 (6.58%) Big Data Engineer
10 99 (5.86%) Big Data Architect
11 91 (5.39%) Scala Developer
12 87 (5.15%) Senior Developer
13 82 (4.86%) Consultant
14 80 (4.74%) Data Scientist
15 77 (4.56%) Hadoop Engineer
16 62 (3.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 62 (3.67%) SQL Developer
17 60 (3.55%) Project Manager
18 55 (3.26%) Data Analyst
19 54 (3.20%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (8.12%) Kafka
2 132 (7.82%) Web Services
3 102 (6.04%) HTML
4 86 (5.09%) REST
5 84 (4.98%) .NET
6 75 (4.44%) AngularJS
7 73 (4.32%) CSS
8 67 (3.97%) Spring
9 65 (3.85%) RESTful
10 54 (3.20%) XML
11 53 (3.14%) HTML5
11 53 (3.14%) jQuery
11 53 (3.14%) JSON
12 41 (2.43%) J2EE
13 39 (2.31%) Hibernate
14 37 (2.19%) SOAP
15 29 (1.72%) Akka
16 23 (1.36%) spray
17 22 (1.30%) Apache Avro
18 21 (1.24%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 178 (10.55%) Analytical Skills
2 114 (6.75%) Visualisation
3 76 (4.50%) Computer Science
4 64 (3.79%) Algorithms
5 55 (3.26%) Statistics
6 51 (3.02%) Mathematics
7 41 (2.43%) Data Integration
8 36 (2.13%) User Experience
9 33 (1.95%) Credit Risk
10 31 (1.84%) Management Information System
11 29 (1.72%) Data Structures
12 28 (1.66%) Mobile App
13 25 (1.48%) Fintech
14 21 (1.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 21 (1.24%) Semantic Web
15 17 (1.01%) Reference Data
16 16 (0.95%) Fixed Income
16 16 (0.95%) Grid Computing
16 16 (0.95%) Market Risk
16 16 (0.95%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 246 (14.57%) Linux
2 130 (7.70%) Unix
3 86 (5.09%) Windows
4 31 (1.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (1.24%) CentOS
6 20 (1.18%) Windows Server
7 19 (1.13%) Ubuntu
8 12 (0.71%) Mac OS X
9 10 (0.59%) Apple iOS
10 9 (0.53%) Android
11 7 (0.41%) AIX
11 7 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (0.24%) Solaris
14 2 (0.12%) HPUX
15 1 (0.059%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.059%) VxWorks
15 1 (0.059%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.059%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.059%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 527 (31.22%) Agile Software Development
2 493 (29.21%) Analytics
3 372 (22.04%) Business Intelligence
4 220 (13.03%) Scrum
5 219 (12.97%) ETL
6 209 (12.38%) Data Modelling
7 194 (11.49%) TDD
8 178 (10.55%) Open Source
9 168 (9.95%) Data Analytics
10 159 (9.42%) DevOps
11 125 (7.41%) Data Analysis
11 125 (7.41%) MapReduce
12 124 (7.35%) E-Commerce
13 118 (6.99%) Continuous Integration
14 111 (6.58%) Machine Learning
15 102 (6.04%) Data Architecture
16 86 (5.09%) Big Data Analytics
17 84 (4.98%) Data Management
18 79 (4.68%) Software Engineering
19 75 (4.44%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 610 (36.14%) Java
2 444 (26.30%) SQL
3 348 (20.62%) Python
4 325 (19.25%) Scala
5 152 (9.00%) JavaScript
6 143 (8.47%) R
7 86 (5.09%) C#
8 70 (4.15%) Shell Script
9 62 (3.67%) C++
10 60 (3.55%) Ruby
11 58 (3.44%) PL/SQL
12 57 (3.38%) PHP
13 55 (3.26%) Perl
14 50 (2.96%) C
15 45 (2.67%) T-SQL
16 39 (2.31%) Bash Shell
17 31 (1.84%) MATLAB
18 25 (1.48%) VBA
19 16 (0.95%) Groovy
20 15 (0.89%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 140 (8.29%) Degree
2 135 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 70 (4.15%) SC Cleared
4 53 (3.14%) DV Cleared
5 15 (0.89%) BPSS Clearance
6 14 (0.83%) PMI Certification
7 12 (0.71%) SAS Certification
8 11 (0.65%) PhD
8 11 (0.65%) PMP
9 7 (0.41%) ISEB
10 5 (0.30%) CISSP
10 5 (0.30%) ISTQB
10 5 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.24%) CITP
11 4 (0.24%) RHCE
11 4 (0.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (0.18%) EMC Certification
12 3 (0.18%) MCSD
12 3 (0.18%) MCSE
13 2 (0.12%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (4.32%) QA
2 56 (3.32%) Data Quality
3 12 (0.71%) SLA
4 6 (0.36%) Dublin Core
5 5 (0.30%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (0.18%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.12%) COBIT
8 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.059%) Basel III
9 1 (0.059%) GCP
9 1 (0.059%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.059%) MiFID
System Software
1 122 (7.23%) HDFS
2 72 (4.27%) Apache Flume
3 51 (3.02%) Docker
4 23 (1.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 12 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (0.65%) Active Directory
7 5 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (0.30%) vCloud
8 3 (0.18%) NFS
9 2 (0.12%) GridGain
9 2 (0.12%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.12%) KVM
9 2 (0.12%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.059%) SRDF
10 1 (0.059%) UAG
10 1 (0.059%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.059%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.059%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.059%) Xen
Systems Management
1 76 (4.50%) Puppet
2 63 (3.73%) Opscode Chef
3 56 (3.32%) Ansible
4 33 (1.95%) Oozie
5 30 (1.78%) Ambari
6 28 (1.66%) Hadoop YARN
7 22 (1.30%) Mesos
8 13 (0.77%) Nagios
9 12 (0.71%) ZABBIX
10 10 (0.59%) Kubernetes
10 10 (0.59%) StatsD
11 8 (0.47%) Graphite
11 8 (0.47%) logstash
12 7 (0.41%) SCCM
12 7 (0.41%) Terraform
13 6 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
14 5 (0.30%) Ganglia
14 5 (0.30%) Kibana
15 4 (0.24%) Capistrano
16 3 (0.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 207 (12.26%) Oracle
2 126 (7.46%) Tableau
3 114 (6.75%) Cloudera
4 90 (5.33%) Microsoft
5 78 (4.62%) Informatica
6 69 (4.09%) Teradata
7 54 (3.20%) Hortonworks
8 41 (2.43%) SAP
9 40 (2.37%) IBM
10 39 (2.31%) Splunk
11 35 (2.07%) Talend
12 29 (1.72%) Red Hat
12 29 (1.72%) VMware
13 27 (1.60%) MapR
14 22 (1.30%) Cognos
15 21 (1.24%) Google
15 21 (1.24%) HP
16 18 (1.07%) Vertica
17 17 (1.01%) Cisco
18 15 (0.89%) Ab Initio
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