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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 169 229 315
Rank change year-on-year
+60 +86
Contract jobs citing Big Data 719 451 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.36% 0.89% 0.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.95% 4.14% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 505 320 214
Average daily rate
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£525 £529 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.75% +11.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £750 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Average hourly rate £33.33 £30.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.10% +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.33 - £20.00
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
12082 10883 10788
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.78% 21.53% 22.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 8056 6886 6811
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 155 195
Average hourly rate £33.00 £31.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.00 £17.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £53.00 £51.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.80 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+5.51% -2.16%

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 4 September 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
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 4 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data within the England region over the 3 months to 4 September 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 +48 487 £550 - 245
South East +41 99 £500 -9.09% 53
North West -19 39 £463 -11.90% 29
South West +11 25 £425 -5.55% 20
East of England +14 18 £458 +7.64% 19
Yorkshire -19 15 £525 +50.00% 15
East Midlands +3 13 £353 -21.66% 4
West Midlands +4 11 £388 -22.65% 10
Midlands - 7 £500 -
North East - 1 £650 - 6
Big Data
UK

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 693 (50.47%) Hadoop
2 497 (36.20%) Java
3 476 (34.67%) Agile Software Development
4 320 (23.31%) Finance
5 270 (19.66%) SQL
6 264 (19.23%) Analytics
7 259 (18.86%) Data Warehouse
8 247 (17.99%) Apache Spark
9 216 (15.73%) Banking
10 215 (15.66%) Scala
11 206 (15.00%) Oracle
12 201 (14.64%) Apache Hive
13 200 (14.57%) Business Intelligence
14 191 (13.91%) Python
15 190 (13.84%) Linux
16 184 (13.40%) MongoDB
16 184 (13.40%) Open Source
17 182 (13.26%) Scrum
18 178 (12.96%) TDD
19 175 (12.75%) ETL
20 171 (12.45%) NoSQL
21 169 (12.31%) Data Modelling
22 164 (11.94%) JavaScript
23 162 (11.80%) Amazon AWS
24 151 (11.00%) Analytical Skills
25 147 (10.71%) UNIX
26 140 (10.20%) SQL Server
27 133 (9.69%) Visualisation
27 133 (9.69%) Apache Cassandra
28 129 (9.40%) HBase

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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
1 247 (17.99%) Apache Spark
2 91 (6.63%) Apache Pig
3 81 (5.90%) Apache
4 70 (5.10%) Node.js
5 66 (4.81%) Elasticsearch
6 55 (4.01%) Apache Solr
7 50 (3.64%) SAS
8 39 (2.84%) WebSphere
9 29 (2.11%) SharePoint
10 19 (1.38%) CMS
11 18 (1.31%) WebLogic
12 17 (1.24%) Confluence
13 15 (1.09%) Oracle Coherence
14 13 (0.95%) OpenStack
15 11 (0.80%) nginx
16 9 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
16 9 (0.66%) JBoss
16 9 (0.66%) Tomcat
17 8 (0.58%) Mule
18 4 (0.29%) Jetty
Applications
1 47 (3.42%) MS Excel
2 20 (1.46%) SPSS
3 14 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (0.95%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.73%) MS Office
6 4 (0.29%) MS Project
7 3 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.073%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.073%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
2 6 (0.44%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 5 (0.36%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 2 (0.15%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.073%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.073%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.073%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.073%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 162 (11.80%) Amazon AWS
2 87 (6.34%) Cloud Computing
3 62 (4.52%) IaaS
4 36 (2.62%) Microsoft Azure
5 30 (2.18%) PaaS
6 21 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
6 21 (1.53%) SaaS
7 12 (0.87%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 9 (0.66%) GitHub
8 9 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (0.44%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.36%) Route 53
11 4 (0.29%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 4 (0.29%) Amazon EMR
11 4 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 4 (0.29%) Amazon Glacier
12 1 (0.073%) Azure Machine Learning
12 1 (0.073%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.073%) Google Compute Engine
12 1 (0.073%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 47 (3.42%) Internet
2 22 (1.60%) HTTP
3 20 (1.46%) TCP/IP
4 17 (1.24%) SAN
4 17 (1.24%) Firewall
5 16 (1.17%) Unified Communications
5 16 (1.17%) VPN
6 15 (1.09%) Converged Networks
7 14 (1.02%) Network Security
8 13 (0.95%) VLAN
9 12 (0.87%) AMQP
9 12 (0.87%) Kerberos
9 12 (0.87%) LAN
9 12 (0.87%) WAN
10 11 (0.80%) MPLS
11 10 (0.73%) SMTP
11 10 (0.73%) SNMP
11 10 (0.73%) LDAP
11 10 (0.73%) SSL
11 10 (0.73%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 693 (50.47%) Hadoop
2 259 (18.86%) Data Warehouse
3 201 (14.64%) Apache Hive
4 184 (13.40%) MongoDB
5 171 (12.45%) NoSQL
6 140 (10.20%) SQL Server
7 133 (9.69%) Apache Cassandra
8 129 (9.40%) HBase
9 77 (5.61%) Impala
10 68 (4.95%) Relational Database
11 60 (4.37%) MySQL
12 48 (3.50%) RDBMS
13 43 (3.13%) Data Mining
14 40 (2.91%) Oracle Database
15 39 (2.84%) QlikView
16 38 (2.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 35 (2.55%) BusinessObjects
17 35 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
17 35 (2.55%) DB2
18 32 (2.33%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 60 (4.37%) Git (software)
2 44 (3.20%) JIRA
3 40 (2.91%) Jenkins
4 36 (2.62%) Subversion
5 25 (1.82%) Maven
6 22 (1.60%) JUnit
7 21 (1.53%) Mercurial
8 19 (1.38%) Gradle
9 15 (1.09%) Cucumber
9 15 (1.09%) Selenium
10 13 (0.95%) Eclipse
11 12 (0.87%) Ant
12 11 (0.80%) Visual Studio
12 11 (0.80%) TeamCity
13 9 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (0.58%) Hudson
14 8 (0.58%) ERwin
15 7 (0.51%) PHPUnit
15 7 (0.51%) Talend Open Studio
15 7 (0.51%) Behat
General
1 320 (23.31%) Finance
2 216 (15.73%) Banking
3 93 (6.77%) Investment Banking
4 62 (4.52%) Retail
5 61 (4.44%) Marketing
6 54 (3.93%) Telecoms
7 27 (1.97%) Publishing
8 25 (1.82%) Games
9 20 (1.46%) Front Office
10 14 (1.02%) Manufacturing
11 12 (0.87%) Electronics
12 11 (0.80%) Advertising
13 10 (0.73%) Legal
14 7 (0.51%) Financial Institution
15 6 (0.44%) Retail Banking
16 3 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.22%) Back Office
16 3 (0.22%) Automotive
16 3 (0.22%) Law
16 3 (0.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 527 (38.38%) Developer
2 310 (22.58%) Architect
3 136 (9.91%) Java Developer
4 130 (9.47%) Analyst
5 97 (7.06%) Senior Developer
6 96 (6.99%) Data Architect
7 89 (6.48%) Hadoop Developer
8 82 (5.97%) Technical Architect
9 69 (5.03%) Solutions Architect
10 68 (4.95%) Project Manager
11 64 (4.66%) Big Data Developer
12 59 (4.30%) Business Analyst
13 58 (4.22%) Consultant
14 49 (3.57%) Data Analyst
15 47 (3.42%) Big Data Architect
16 45 (3.28%) Administrator
17 42 (3.06%) Data Scientist
18 38 (2.77%) Scala Developer
19 36 (2.62%) Senior Architect
20 31 (2.26%) Ab Initio Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (7.94%) Web Services
2 102 (7.43%) .NET
3 97 (7.06%) AngularJS
4 78 (5.68%) Kafka
5 68 (4.95%) HTML
6 65 (4.73%) RESTful
7 60 (4.37%) JSON
7 60 (4.37%) Spring
8 56 (4.08%) XML
9 53 (3.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 48 (3.50%) J2EE
10 48 (3.50%) REST
11 46 (3.35%) HTML5
12 42 (3.06%) SOAP
12 42 (3.06%) JMS
12 42 (3.06%) Akka
13 40 (2.91%) CSS
14 31 (2.26%) Hibernate
15 28 (2.04%) Lucene
16 24 (1.75%) Apache Avro
Miscellaneous
1 151 (11.00%) Analytical Skills
2 133 (9.69%) Visualisation
3 62 (4.52%) Algorithms
4 51 (3.71%) Data Integration
5 42 (3.06%) Computer Science
6 39 (2.84%) Credit Risk
7 37 (2.69%) Statistics
8 31 (2.26%) Management Information System
9 30 (2.18%) Data Structures
9 30 (2.18%) User Experience
10 26 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
11 25 (1.82%) Market Risk
12 24 (1.75%) Mobile App
13 21 (1.53%) Data Centre
14 20 (1.46%) Replication
15 19 (1.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 17 (1.24%) Mathematics
16 17 (1.24%) DataPower
17 16 (1.17%) Internet of Things
18 15 (1.09%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 190 (13.84%) Linux
2 147 (10.71%) UNIX
3 66 (4.81%) Windows
4 15 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (0.66%) Apple iOS
6 8 (0.58%) Windows 7
7 7 (0.51%) CentOS
7 7 (0.51%) Windows 8
7 7 (0.51%) Android
8 6 (0.44%) Ubuntu
8 6 (0.44%) Data ONTAP
9 3 (0.22%) Debian
9 3 (0.22%) Solaris
9 3 (0.22%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.073%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.073%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.073%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.073%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.073%) OpenWrt
10 1 (0.073%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 476 (34.67%) Agile Software Development
2 264 (19.23%) Analytics
3 200 (14.57%) Business Intelligence
4 184 (13.40%) Open Source
5 182 (13.26%) Scrum
6 178 (12.96%) TDD
7 175 (12.75%) ETL
8 169 (12.31%) Data Modelling
9 110 (8.01%) Continuous Integration
9 110 (8.01%) MapReduce
10 103 (7.50%) Data Architecture
11 101 (7.36%) DevOps
12 88 (6.41%) Data Management
13 80 (5.83%) Data Analysis
13 80 (5.83%) Project Management
14 78 (5.68%) OO
15 70 (5.10%) Machine Learning
16 69 (5.03%) Mentoring
17 66 (4.81%) Software Engineering
18 65 (4.73%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 497 (36.20%) Java
2 270 (19.66%) SQL
3 215 (15.66%) Scala
4 191 (13.91%) Python
5 164 (11.94%) JavaScript
6 123 (8.96%) R
7 71 (5.17%) C#
8 52 (3.79%) PHP
8 52 (3.79%) Ruby
9 45 (3.28%) Shell Script
10 44 (3.20%) C++
11 40 (2.91%) T-SQL
12 33 (2.40%) Perl
13 31 (2.26%) Bash Shell
14 22 (1.60%) C
15 17 (1.24%) Groovy
16 15 (1.09%) PowerShell
17 12 (0.87%) MATLAB
18 11 (0.80%) PL/SQL
19 9 (0.66%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 97 (7.06%) Degree
2 47 (3.42%) Security Cleared
3 26 (1.89%) CISSP
4 22 (1.60%) DV Cleared
5 20 (1.46%) CISM
6 13 (0.95%) SC Cleared
6 13 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (0.80%) PhD
8 10 (0.73%) PMI Certification
9 8 (0.58%) CCNA
10 7 (0.51%) ISEB
10 7 (0.51%) CCNP
11 6 (0.44%) PMP
11 6 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (0.44%) IBM Certification
12 5 (0.36%) CCSA
12 5 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 5 (0.36%) JNCIA
13 4 (0.29%) CISA
13 4 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (2.18%) QA
2 19 (1.38%) SLA
3 15 (1.09%) Data Quality
4 11 (0.80%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.51%) Dodd-Frank
7 6 (0.44%) Basel II
8 5 (0.36%) COBIT
9 4 (0.29%) Basel III
10 3 (0.22%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.073%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 97 (7.06%) HDFS
2 45 (3.28%) Apache Flume
3 40 (2.91%) Docker
4 25 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 19 (1.38%) Hyper-V
6 17 (1.24%) Active Directory
7 13 (0.95%) NFS
8 11 (0.80%) vSphere
9 9 (0.66%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 8 (0.58%) vCloud
11 7 (0.51%) XenServer
12 6 (0.44%) SRDF
12 6 (0.44%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 3 (0.22%) Varnish
13 3 (0.22%) FreeRADIUS
13 3 (0.22%) KVM
13 3 (0.22%) GPFS
14 2 (0.15%) Ceph
15 1 (0.073%) Platform Symphony
15 1 (0.073%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 87 (6.34%) Opscode Chef
2 50 (3.64%) Puppet
2 50 (3.64%) StatsD
3 44 (3.20%) Oozie
4 27 (1.97%) Ansible
5 20 (1.46%) Mesos
6 14 (1.02%) Hadoop YARN
6 14 (1.02%) Vagrant
7 9 (0.66%) Salt
8 8 (0.58%) Ambari
9 7 (0.51%) NetBackup
10 6 (0.44%) EMC VPLEX
10 6 (0.44%) SnapMirror
10 6 (0.44%) SnapVault
11 5 (0.36%) logstash
12 4 (0.29%) Kibana
12 4 (0.29%) FreeIPA
12 4 (0.29%) Nagios
13 3 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 3 (0.22%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 206 (15.00%) Oracle
2 100 (7.28%) Microsoft
3 87 (6.34%) Tableau
4 83 (6.05%) Teradata
5 76 (5.54%) Cloudera
6 57 (4.15%) Citrix
7 51 (3.71%) IBM
8 47 (3.42%) Apigee
8 47 (3.42%) Mashery
9 39 (2.84%) Ab Initio
10 33 (2.40%) SAP
10 33 (2.40%) HP
11 30 (2.18%) Informatica
12 29 (2.11%) VMware
13 28 (2.04%) Red Hat
14 24 (1.75%) Vertica
15 21 (1.53%) Google
15 21 (1.53%) SaltStack
16 19 (1.38%) Netezza
17 18 (1.31%) Cisco
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: Up to £600/day
Posted: 4 hours ago
North West
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £400 - 500 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £600 - £780 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Salt
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Stealth IT Recruitment
Posted: 9 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £1.00 - £2.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Salt
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: Up to £600/day for the right candidate
Posted: Yesterday
London
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Tech
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
GFT
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday