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 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data Developer
Rank 408 421 396
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Big Data Developer 14 5 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.057% 0.020% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.021% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 21
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£513 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £625 - -
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
22581 23385 24658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.25% 93.01% 93.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 15549 16060 16228
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 442 618
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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 15 September 2014.

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 15 September 2014. 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
City of London +30 4 £475 -5.00%
Big Data Developer
England

Big Data Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 31 (100.00%) Big Data
2 28 (90.32%) Hadoop
3 23 (74.19%) Java
4 17 (54.84%) Apache Hive
4 17 (54.84%) Apache Cassandra
5 15 (48.39%) Apache Pig
6 13 (41.94%) HBase
7 11 (35.48%) MapReduce
7 11 (35.48%) Cascading
8 10 (32.26%) Oozie
8 10 (32.26%) Open Source
8 10 (32.26%) Scala
8 10 (32.26%) Kafka
9 9 (29.03%) NoSQL
10 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (19.35%) Degree
10 6 (19.35%) Python
11 5 (16.13%) Groovy
11 5 (16.13%) Ruby
11 5 (16.13%) MongoDB
11 5 (16.13%) Complex Event Processing
11 5 (16.13%) Analytics
12 4 (12.90%) Impala
12 4 (12.90%) HDFS
12 4 (12.90%) Clojure
12 4 (12.90%) Finance
12 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (12.90%) Oracle
13 3 (9.68%) ETL
13 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce

Big Data Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 15 (48.39%) Apache Pig
2 2 (6.45%) Apache
2 2 (6.45%) Node.js
3 1 (3.23%) SAS
3 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon EMR
1 2 (6.45%) AWS Data Pipeline
2 1 (3.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (100.00%) Big Data
2 28 (90.32%) Hadoop
3 17 (54.84%) Apache Hive
3 17 (54.84%) Apache Cassandra
4 13 (41.94%) HBase
5 9 (29.03%) NoSQL
6 5 (16.13%) MongoDB
7 4 (12.90%) Impala
8 3 (9.68%) Spotfire
9 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (6.45%) Data Mining
9 2 (6.45%) Azkaban
9 2 (6.45%) Vectorwise
9 2 (6.45%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
10 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (3.23%) QlikView
10 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Selenium
1 2 (6.45%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.23%) Maven
2 1 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Banking
2 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (35.48%) Cascading
2 10 (32.26%) Kafka
3 3 (9.68%) Spring
4 2 (6.45%) Backbone.js
4 2 (6.45%) Apache Avro
4 2 (6.45%) J2EE
4 2 (6.45%) XML
5 1 (3.23%) ODBC
5 1 (3.23%) JDBC
5 1 (3.23%) SOAP
5 1 (3.23%) Guava
5 1 (3.23%) Apache Camel
5 1 (3.23%) JSON
5 1 (3.23%) Apache Commons
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Open Source
2 3 (9.68%) Visualisation
3 2 (6.45%) Statistics
4 1 (3.23%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) UNIX
1 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) MapReduce
2 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (16.13%) Complex Event Processing
3 5 (16.13%) Analytics
4 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
5 3 (9.68%) ETL
5 3 (9.68%) Big Data Analytics
6 2 (6.45%) BDD
6 2 (6.45%) Low Latency
6 2 (6.45%) DevOps
6 2 (6.45%) Scrum
6 2 (6.45%) MVC
6 2 (6.45%) TDD
6 2 (6.45%) Automated Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Predictive Analytics
6 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.23%) Multithreading
7 1 (3.23%) Kanban
7 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 23 (74.19%) Java
2 10 (32.26%) Scala
3 6 (19.35%) Python
4 5 (16.13%) Ruby
4 5 (16.13%) Groovy
5 4 (12.90%) Clojure
6 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.45%) SQL
7 1 (3.23%) C++
7 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) HDFS
2 1 (3.23%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 10 (32.26%) Oozie
2 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.23%) Ansible
2 1 (3.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle
2 2 (6.45%) Netezza
2 2 (6.45%) Tableau
2 2 (6.45%) Vertica
2 2 (6.45%) Infobright
3 1 (3.23%) Palantir
3 1 (3.23%) Sybase
3 1 (3.23%) Cognos
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) Informatica