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 31 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data Developer
Rank 386 408 419
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Big Data Developer 33 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.058% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.063% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 7 6
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£650 £525 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £440 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £716 £570 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £625 -
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
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
22283 22211 23247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.57% 92.63% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 15676 15093 15945
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 323 416 451
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £45.00 £42.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
Croydon - 6 - -
City of London -4 3 £600 +33.33% 4
Big Data Developer
England

Big Data Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 45 (100.00%) Big Data
2 37 (82.22%) Hadoop
3 31 (68.89%) Apache Spark
4 23 (51.11%) Scala
5 21 (46.67%) Apache Hive
6 17 (37.78%) MapReduce
7 16 (35.56%) HDFS
8 15 (33.33%) Java
9 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (31.11%) HBase
9 14 (31.11%) Kafka
10 13 (28.89%) Apache Cassandra
10 13 (28.89%) Impala
11 12 (26.67%) Apache
12 10 (22.22%) Apache Pig
13 9 (20.00%) SQL
13 9 (20.00%) TDD
13 9 (20.00%) Open Source
13 9 (20.00%) Banking
14 8 (17.78%) Finance
15 7 (15.56%) Python
15 7 (15.56%) Apache Solr
15 7 (15.56%) NoSQL
15 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
16 6 (13.33%) Visualisation
16 6 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
16 6 (13.33%) E-Commerce
16 6 (13.33%) SOA
17 5 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
17 5 (11.11%) MongoDB

Big Data Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 31 (68.89%) Apache Spark
2 12 (26.67%) Apache
3 10 (22.22%) Apache Pig
4 7 (15.56%) Apache Solr
5 2 (4.44%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (2.22%) Node.js
6 1 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.44%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.22%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) HTTP
1 2 (4.44%) Internet
2 1 (2.22%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (100.00%) Big Data
2 37 (82.22%) Hadoop
3 21 (46.67%) Apache Hive
4 14 (31.11%) HBase
5 13 (28.89%) Apache Cassandra
5 13 (28.89%) Impala
6 7 (15.56%) NoSQL
7 6 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (11.11%) MongoDB
9 4 (8.89%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (8.89%) QlikView
10 3 (6.67%) RDBMS
10 3 (6.67%) Relational Database
11 2 (4.44%) Couchbase
11 2 (4.44%) Sqoop
11 2 (4.44%) MySQL
12 1 (2.22%) DB2
12 1 (2.22%) OrientDB
12 1 (2.22%) Oracle Exadata
12 1 (2.22%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) JUnit
1 1 (2.22%) Mockito
General
1 9 (20.00%) Banking
2 8 (17.78%) Finance
3 3 (6.67%) Publishing
3 3 (6.67%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.11%) Kafka
2 5 (11.11%) Cascading
3 4 (8.89%) Apache Avro
3 4 (8.89%) Web Services
3 4 (8.89%) RESTful
3 4 (8.89%) REST
4 2 (4.44%) XML
4 2 (4.44%) JSON
5 1 (2.22%) OAuth
5 1 (2.22%) Backbone.js
5 1 (2.22%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (2.22%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (2.22%) OAuth2
5 1 (2.22%) Akka
5 1 (2.22%) Scalatra
5 1 (2.22%) React
5 1 (2.22%) Spark Streaming
5 1 (2.22%) GraphX
5 1 (2.22%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.22%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.33%) Visualisation
3 4 (8.89%) Algorithms
4 3 (6.67%) Data Integration
4 3 (6.67%) Internet of Things
4 3 (6.67%) Data Structures
4 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.44%) Market Risk
6 1 (2.22%) Replication
6 1 (2.22%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.22%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (2.22%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.67%) Linux
2 2 (4.44%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) MapReduce
2 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (20.00%) TDD
3 9 (20.00%) Open Source
4 6 (13.33%) E-Commerce
4 6 (13.33%) SOA
5 5 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (8.89%) Analytics
6 4 (8.89%) API Integration
7 3 (6.67%) API Design
7 3 (6.67%) BDD
7 3 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (6.67%) Data Architecture
7 3 (6.67%) Workflow
8 2 (4.44%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.44%) Data Security
8 2 (4.44%) Pair Programming
8 2 (4.44%) Automated Testing
8 2 (4.44%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.44%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (51.11%) Scala
2 15 (33.33%) Java
3 9 (20.00%) SQL
4 7 (15.56%) Python
5 3 (6.67%) R
6 2 (4.44%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.22%) C++
7 1 (2.22%) Spark SQL
7 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 16 (35.56%) HDFS
2 2 (4.44%) Apache Flume
3 1 (2.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) Oozie
1 4 (8.89%) Mesos
2 3 (6.67%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (4.44%) Ambari
Vendors
1 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle
2 1 (2.22%) IBM
2 1 (2.22%) Google
2 1 (2.22%) Hortonworks
2 1 (2.22%) Cloudera
2 1 (2.22%) MapR