The table below looks at the statistics for Big Data skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 48 86 121
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +35
Contract jobs citing Big Data 995 627 417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.61% 2.77% 1.77%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 19.35% 11.47% 7.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 657 441 307
Median daily rate £550 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £370 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £656
UK excluding London median daily rate £494 £460 £475
% change year-on-year
+7.33% -3.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £100.00 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+166.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.92 £54.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-21.24% +45.33%
Big Data
England

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 London region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
5143 5467 5369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 23.85% 24.12% 22.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3635 3938 3912
Median daily rate £500 £470 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 25 38
Median hourly rate £32.50 £21.98 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.89% -24.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £16.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £48.00 £39.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.44 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+49.37% -22.90%

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London 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 London

Big Data
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Big Data Daily Rate Trend in London

Big Data
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Big Data across the London region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Big Data Daily Rate Histogram in London

Big Data
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Big Data Hourly Rate Trend in London

Big Data
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
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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
City of London +45 165 £580 +10.47% 45
Croydon - 12 £488 -
Canary Wharf -1 8 £563 +25.00%
Docklands, London - 6 £600 -
Southwark -1 2 - -
Feltham - 2 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 - - 5
Bromley - 1 £673 -
Westminster - 1 £417 -
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 London region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 1034 (60.97%) Hadoop
2 675 (39.80%) Java
3 658 (38.80%) Agile Software Development
4 644 (37.97%) Apache Spark
5 474 (27.95%) SQL
6 472 (27.83%) Scala
7 470 (27.71%) Python
8 395 (23.29%) Apache Hive
9 394 (23.23%) Finance
10 372 (21.93%) Analytics
11 344 (20.28%) DevOps
12 321 (18.93%) Banking
13 310 (18.28%) Business Intelligence
14 301 (17.75%) Scrum
15 298 (17.57%) Linux
16 266 (15.68%) Kafka
17 252 (14.86%) ETL
18 251 (14.80%) Data Warehouse
19 240 (14.15%) NoSQL
20 235 (13.86%) Continuous Integration
21 229 (13.50%) Amazon AWS
22 214 (12.62%) TDD
23 200 (11.79%) MongoDB
23 200 (11.79%) R
24 190 (11.20%) HDFS
25 187 (11.03%) Data Modelling
26 185 (10.91%) Relational Database
27 176 (10.38%) Oracle
28 174 (10.26%) Open Source
29 172 (10.14%) HBase

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in London 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
1 644 (37.97%) Apache Spark
2 145 (8.55%) Apache Pig
3 126 (7.43%) Apache
4 102 (6.01%) Elasticsearch
5 57 (3.36%) SAS
6 42 (2.48%) Confluence
7 36 (2.12%) Apache Solr
8 29 (1.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 13 (0.77%) Oracle Coherence
9 13 (0.77%) SharePoint
9 13 (0.77%) WebSphere
10 7 (0.41%) Tomcat
11 6 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (0.35%) Jupyter
11 6 (0.35%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.24%) nginx
12 4 (0.24%) Oracle Service Bus
13 3 (0.18%) Apache Airflow
14 2 (0.12%) WebLogic
15 1 (0.059%) IIS
Applications
1 41 (2.42%) MS Excel
2 20 (1.18%) SPSS
3 10 (0.59%) MS Office
3 10 (0.59%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.29%) MS Project
7 1 (0.059%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.059%) EViews
7 1 (0.059%) Stata
Business Applications
1 14 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 7 (0.41%) Unica
4 3 (0.18%) Sprinklr
5 2 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.059%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 1 (0.059%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.059%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.059%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.059%) FastStats
6 1 (0.059%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.059%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.059%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.059%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 229 (13.50%) Amazon AWS
2 77 (4.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (2.71%) GitHub
4 42 (2.48%) Cloud Computing
5 26 (1.53%) SaaS
6 25 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
6 25 (1.47%) Amazon Kinesis
7 22 (1.30%) Amazon EMR
8 21 (1.24%) Amazon S3
9 18 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
10 10 (0.59%) IBM Cloud
10 10 (0.59%) PaaS
11 9 (0.53%) Azure Machine Learning
12 8 (0.47%) Adobe Analytics
12 8 (0.47%) Google Analytics
12 8 (0.47%) IaaS
13 6 (0.35%) Amazon ELB
13 6 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 5 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
14 5 (0.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 39 (2.30%) Kerberos
2 31 (1.83%) HTTP
3 27 (1.59%) Firewall
4 20 (1.18%) TCP/IP
5 18 (1.06%) LDAP
6 16 (0.94%) Internet
7 8 (0.47%) Network Security
8 7 (0.41%) FTP
9 5 (0.29%) VoIP
10 4 (0.24%) DNS
11 2 (0.12%) AMQP
11 2 (0.12%) LAN
11 2 (0.12%) SAN
11 2 (0.12%) WAN
12 1 (0.059%) DHCP
12 1 (0.059%) FCoE
12 1 (0.059%) Fibre Channel
12 1 (0.059%) iSCSI
12 1 (0.059%) NAS
12 1 (0.059%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1034 (60.97%) Hadoop
2 395 (23.29%) Apache Hive
3 251 (14.80%) Data Warehouse
4 240 (14.15%) NoSQL
5 200 (11.79%) MongoDB
6 185 (10.91%) Relational Database
7 172 (10.14%) HBase
8 160 (9.43%) Apache Cassandra
9 150 (8.84%) SQL Server
10 100 (5.90%) Sqoop
11 98 (5.78%) PostgreSQL
12 94 (5.54%) QlikView
13 72 (4.25%) Data Lake
14 68 (4.01%) RDBMS
15 65 (3.83%) Impala
16 62 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 58 (3.42%) MySQL
18 40 (2.36%) Oracle Database
19 38 (2.24%) Amazon Redshift
20 31 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 163 (9.61%) Git (software)
2 146 (8.61%) Jenkins
3 121 (7.13%) JIRA
4 72 (4.25%) Maven
5 42 (2.48%) Gradle
6 37 (2.18%) JUnit
7 34 (2.00%) Selenium
8 32 (1.89%) Cucumber
9 31 (1.83%) Talend Open Studio
10 25 (1.47%) Mockito
11 24 (1.42%) TeamCity
12 23 (1.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 20 (1.18%) Ant
13 20 (1.18%) Hudson
14 19 (1.12%) Subversion
15 16 (0.94%) IntelliJ
16 15 (0.88%) ClearCase
17 14 (0.83%) ERwin
17 14 (0.83%) Vagrant
18 12 (0.71%) Eclipse
General
1 394 (23.23%) Finance
2 321 (18.93%) Banking
3 135 (7.96%) Marketing
4 123 (7.25%) Investment Banking
5 87 (5.13%) Front Office
6 86 (5.07%) Retail
7 33 (1.95%) Telecoms
8 27 (1.59%) Financial Institution
9 22 (1.30%) Corporate Banking
10 18 (1.06%) Games
10 18 (1.06%) Legal
11 16 (0.94%) Retail Banking
12 12 (0.71%) Electronics
12 12 (0.71%) Manufacturing
13 9 (0.53%) Publishing
14 8 (0.47%) Law
15 5 (0.29%) Back Office
16 4 (0.24%) Aerospace
17 3 (0.18%) Advertising
17 3 (0.18%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 582 (34.32%) Developer
2 298 (17.57%) Architect
3 255 (15.04%) Java Developer
4 222 (13.09%) Data Engineer
5 209 (12.32%) Big Data Engineer
6 206 (12.15%) Big Data Developer
7 192 (11.32%) Data Architect
8 136 (8.02%) Big Data Architect
9 126 (7.43%) Scala Developer
10 122 (7.19%) DevOps Engineer
11 115 (6.78%) Analyst
12 103 (6.07%) Hadoop Engineer
13 101 (5.96%) Senior Developer
14 99 (5.84%) Hadoop Developer
15 87 (5.13%) Consultant
16 79 (4.66%) Senior Java Developer
17 66 (3.89%) Data Scientist
18 60 (3.54%) Apache Spark Developer
19 55 (3.24%) Java Scala Developer
20 54 (3.18%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 266 (15.68%) Kafka
2 148 (8.73%) Web Services
3 141 (8.31%) REST
4 122 (7.19%) AngularJS
5 119 (7.02%) HTML
6 97 (5.72%) Spring
7 85 (5.01%) Akka
8 80 (4.72%) HTML5
9 75 (4.42%) .NET
10 73 (4.30%) CSS
11 64 (3.77%) Node.js
12 63 (3.71%) JSON
13 62 (3.66%) XML
14 60 (3.54%) SOAP
15 57 (3.36%) Spark Streaming
16 46 (2.71%) JMS
17 42 (2.48%) jQuery
18 39 (2.30%) Play Framework
19 38 (2.24%) Spring MVC
20 37 (2.18%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 168 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
2 136 (8.02%) Visualisation
3 100 (5.90%) Data Integration
4 95 (5.60%) Statistics
5 89 (5.25%) Computer Science
6 84 (4.95%) Credit Risk
7 75 (4.42%) Algorithms
8 65 (3.83%) Mathematics
9 59 (3.48%) Management Information System
10 43 (2.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 40 (2.36%) User Experience
12 35 (2.06%) Equities
13 25 (1.47%) Data Centre
13 25 (1.47%) Market Risk
14 23 (1.36%) Data Structures
15 21 (1.24%) Artificial Intelligence
16 19 (1.12%) Derivative
16 19 (1.12%) Grid Computing
17 18 (1.06%) Fintech
18 15 (0.88%) Applied Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 298 (17.57%) Linux
2 156 (9.20%) Unix
3 74 (4.36%) Windows
4 38 (2.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (0.94%) AIX
6 14 (0.83%) Solaris
6 14 (0.83%) Ubuntu
7 9 (0.53%) Windows Server
8 8 (0.47%) HPUX
9 7 (0.41%) Android
9 7 (0.41%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.29%) CentOS
10 5 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.059%) Debian
12 1 (0.059%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.059%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 658 (38.80%) Agile Software Development
2 372 (21.93%) Analytics
3 344 (20.28%) DevOps
4 310 (18.28%) Business Intelligence
5 301 (17.75%) Scrum
6 252 (14.86%) ETL
7 235 (13.86%) Continuous Integration
8 214 (12.62%) TDD
9 187 (11.03%) Data Modelling
10 174 (10.26%) Open Source
11 156 (9.20%) MapReduce
12 152 (8.96%) Machine Learning
13 124 (7.31%) Software Engineering
14 116 (6.84%) Data Analytics
15 109 (6.43%) BDD
16 108 (6.37%) Data Architecture
17 104 (6.13%) Stakeholder Management
18 102 (6.01%) Microservices
19 86 (5.07%) Data Analysis
20 80 (4.72%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 675 (39.80%) Java
2 474 (27.95%) SQL
3 472 (27.83%) Scala
4 470 (27.71%) Python
5 200 (11.79%) R
6 161 (9.49%) JavaScript
7 87 (5.13%) C#
8 78 (4.60%) Bash Shell
9 77 (4.54%) Shell Script
10 64 (3.77%) Perl
11 51 (3.01%) C++
11 51 (3.01%) T-SQL
12 49 (2.89%) Ruby
13 38 (2.24%) C
14 24 (1.42%) PHP
15 23 (1.36%) PL/SQL
16 22 (1.30%) MATLAB
17 18 (1.06%) Go
18 16 (0.94%) Haskell
19 14 (0.83%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 147 (8.67%) Degree
2 123 (7.25%) Security Cleared
3 74 (4.36%) SC Cleared
4 54 (3.18%) DV Cleared
5 51 (3.01%) PhD
6 31 (1.83%) BPSS Clearance
7 7 (0.41%) AWS Certification
8 6 (0.35%) PMP
9 5 (0.29%) CISSP
10 4 (0.24%) BC Cleared
10 4 (0.24%) CISM
11 3 (0.18%) ACCA
11 3 (0.18%) RHCE
11 3 (0.18%) RHCSA
12 2 (0.12%) ISSAP
12 2 (0.12%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.059%) CFA
13 1 (0.059%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.059%) CISMP
13 1 (0.059%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (4.07%) QA
2 58 (3.42%) Data Quality
3 12 (0.71%) FATCA
4 8 (0.47%) ISO20022
5 7 (0.41%) MiFID
5 7 (0.41%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (0.24%) GCP
8 3 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
9 2 (0.12%) EMIR
System Software
1 190 (11.20%) HDFS
2 131 (7.72%) Docker
3 81 (4.78%) Apache Flume
4 44 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
5 35 (2.06%) vCloud
6 24 (1.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 19 (1.12%) Active Directory
8 8 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
9 6 (0.35%) Hyper-V
10 5 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.18%) vSphere
12 2 (0.12%) Ceph
12 2 (0.12%) KVM
12 2 (0.12%) NFS
13 1 (0.059%) Platform Symphony
13 1 (0.059%) Squid
13 1 (0.059%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 133 (7.84%) Puppet
2 99 (5.84%) Ansible
3 79 (4.66%) Opscode Chef
4 71 (4.19%) Hadoop YARN
5 55 (3.24%) Oozie
6 37 (2.18%) Mesos
7 26 (1.53%) Ambari
8 21 (1.24%) Terraform
9 20 (1.18%) Kubernetes
10 18 (1.06%) Kibana
11 17 (1.00%) MOM
12 15 (0.88%) logstash
13 12 (0.71%) Salt
14 9 (0.53%) DBAmp
14 9 (0.53%) Marathon
14 9 (0.53%) Rsyslog
15 8 (0.47%) Grafana
15 8 (0.47%) Nagios
16 7 (0.41%) Control-M
16 7 (0.41%) Graphite
Vendors
1 176 (10.38%) Oracle
2 135 (7.96%) Hortonworks
3 107 (6.31%) Cloudera
4 100 (5.90%) Tableau
5 80 (4.72%) Teradata
6 68 (4.01%) Microsoft
7 56 (3.30%) IBM
8 55 (3.24%) VMware
9 43 (2.54%) Red Hat
10 41 (2.42%) SAP
11 35 (2.06%) Atlassian
11 35 (2.06%) MuleSoft
12 32 (1.89%) Google
13 31 (1.83%) Informatica
13 31 (1.83%) Talend
14 29 (1.71%) Splunk
15 26 (1.53%) Sybase
16 22 (1.30%) Netezza
16 22 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
17 20 (1.18%) MicroStrategy
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