The table below looks at the statistics for the Big Data Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Big Data Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data Developer
Rank 392 388 384
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Big Data Developer 12 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.054% 0.070% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.075% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 8
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£575 £525 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £448 £464
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £610 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Big Data Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20646 21359 20133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.10% 92.91% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 14320 14994 13550
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 386 383 451
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.43 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Big Data Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Big Data Developer in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Big Data Developer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Big Data Developer
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Big Data Developer across the London region.

Big Data Developer Daily Rate Trend in London

Big Data Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Big Data Developer across the London region over the 3 months to 3 June 2015.

Big Data Developer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Big Data Developer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 3 June 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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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
City of London +13 6 £600 +14.28% 3
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Big Data Developer
England

Big Data Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Big Data Developer in their job title 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 with Big Data Developer in their job title.

1 28 (100.00%) Big Data
2 27 (96.43%) Hadoop
3 18 (64.29%) Apache Hive
4 13 (46.43%) MapReduce
5 12 (42.86%) Apache Spark
5 12 (42.86%) Banking
5 12 (42.86%) Java
6 11 (39.29%) Kafka
6 11 (39.29%) HDFS
7 10 (35.71%) HBase
7 10 (35.71%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (35.71%) NoSQL
7 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (35.71%) Scala
8 9 (32.14%) Apache Pig
9 8 (28.57%) MongoDB
9 8 (28.57%) Python
10 7 (25.00%) Finance
10 7 (25.00%) Akka
10 7 (25.00%) Hadoop YARN
11 6 (21.43%) Mentoring
11 6 (21.43%) Cascading
11 6 (21.43%) OrientDB
11 6 (21.43%) OOP
12 5 (17.86%) OO
12 5 (17.86%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (17.86%) Data Modelling
12 5 (17.86%) Impala
12 5 (17.86%) Open Source
13 4 (14.29%) ETL

Big Data Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Big Data Developer in their job title 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 with Big Data Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (42.86%) Apache Spark
2 9 (32.14%) Apache Pig
3 2 (7.14%) Apache
4 1 (3.57%) SAS
4 1 (3.57%) Apache Solr
4 1 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (100.00%) Big Data
2 27 (96.43%) Hadoop
3 18 (64.29%) Apache Hive
4 10 (35.71%) Apache Cassandra
4 10 (35.71%) NoSQL
4 10 (35.71%) HBase
5 8 (28.57%) MongoDB
6 6 (21.43%) OrientDB
7 5 (17.86%) Impala
7 5 (17.86%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
8 2 (7.14%) Sqoop
9 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
9 1 (3.57%) Data Mining
9 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
9 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (3.57%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Subversion
General
1 12 (42.86%) Banking
2 7 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (7.14%) Publishing
3 2 (7.14%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Legal
4 1 (3.57%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (39.29%) Kafka
2 7 (25.00%) Akka
3 6 (21.43%) Cascading
4 3 (10.71%) RESTful
5 2 (7.14%) OAuth
5 2 (7.14%) Apache Avro
5 2 (7.14%) OAuth2
6 1 (3.57%) GraphX
6 1 (3.57%) J2EE
6 1 (3.57%) EJB
6 1 (3.57%) JDBC
6 1 (3.57%) JSP
6 1 (3.57%) Servlets
6 1 (3.57%) XML
6 1 (3.57%) XSL
6 1 (3.57%) J2SE
6 1 (3.57%) XML Schema
6 1 (3.57%) JavaBeans
6 1 (3.57%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Internet of Things
2 2 (7.14%) Machine to Machine
3 1 (3.57%) Replication
3 1 (3.57%) Market Risk
3 1 (3.57%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.57%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) UNIX
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) MapReduce
2 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (21.43%) OOP
3 6 (21.43%) Mentoring
4 5 (17.86%) OO
4 5 (17.86%) Data Modelling
4 5 (17.86%) Open Source
5 4 (14.29%) ETL
6 2 (7.14%) TDD
6 2 (7.14%) Data Security
6 2 (7.14%) Complex Event Processing
6 2 (7.14%) Use Case
6 2 (7.14%) Analytics
6 2 (7.14%) Scrum
6 2 (7.14%) Multithreading
7 1 (3.57%) Logical Data Model
7 1 (3.57%) Release Management
7 1 (3.57%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.57%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) Java
2 10 (35.71%) Scala
3 8 (28.57%) Python
4 4 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (3.57%) C++
5 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.57%) XPath
5 1 (3.57%) Haskell
5 1 (3.57%) Clojure
5 1 (3.57%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 11 (39.29%) HDFS
2 1 (3.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (3.57%) Mesos
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle
2 2 (7.14%) Sybase