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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 115 181 255
Rank change year-on-year
+66 +74
Contract jobs citing Big Data 424 287 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.90% 1.21% 0.66%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.10% 5.34% 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 213 121
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£550 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £355 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £645 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.32 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 - -
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
5234 5373 4804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 23.50% 22.73% 21.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3667 3784 3358
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 £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 25 29
Average hourly rate £27.32 £32.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.64% +42.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £22.50 £17.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.00 £62.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Big Data across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 April 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Big Data across the London region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Big Data Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Big Data
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 within the London region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
City of London +54 112 £575 +17.94% 73
Hammersmith - 6 £399 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 - -
Croydon - 4 £495 -
Canary Wharf -4 3 £588 +2.17%
Feltham - 1 £500 - 2
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 472 (56.19%) Hadoop
2 340 (40.48%) Java
3 295 (35.12%) Agile Software Development
4 216 (25.71%) Analytics
5 199 (23.69%) SQL
6 181 (21.55%) Finance
7 170 (20.24%) Apache Hive
8 168 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
9 165 (19.64%) Apache Spark
10 162 (19.29%) Banking
11 149 (17.74%) Scala
12 141 (16.79%) Python
13 133 (15.83%) Data Modelling
14 127 (15.12%) NoSQL
15 118 (14.05%) TDD
16 115 (13.69%) Business Intelligence
17 114 (13.57%) MongoDB
17 114 (13.57%) MapReduce
18 109 (12.98%) ETL
19 107 (12.74%) Oracle
20 104 (12.38%) HBase
21 98 (11.67%) Linux
22 96 (11.43%) Degree
23 89 (10.60%) Amazon AWS
24 81 (9.64%) Apache Cassandra
25 79 (9.40%) Scrum
25 79 (9.40%) Apache Pig
26 78 (9.29%) HDFS
27 77 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
28 76 (9.05%) Investment Banking

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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
1 165 (19.64%) Apache Spark
2 79 (9.40%) Apache Pig
3 64 (7.62%) Apache
4 54 (6.43%) Elasticsearch
5 36 (4.29%) SAS
6 12 (1.43%) Node.js
7 11 (1.31%) Tomcat
8 8 (0.95%) OpenStack
8 8 (0.95%) WebSphere
9 7 (0.83%) SharePoint
10 6 (0.71%) Apache Solr
11 5 (0.60%) CMS
12 4 (0.48%) IIS
12 4 (0.48%) JBoss
13 3 (0.36%) Mule
14 2 (0.24%) Apache ServiceMix
14 2 (0.24%) Mule ESB
14 2 (0.24%) Confluence
14 2 (0.24%) nginx
14 2 (0.24%) WebLogic
Applications
1 24 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (1.55%) SPSS
4 8 (0.95%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.48%) MS Project
5 4 (0.48%) MS Office
6 3 (0.36%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.24%) Weka
7 2 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.12%) MultiFonds
2 1 (0.12%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 89 (10.60%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (2.98%) Amazon EC2
3 20 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
4 19 (2.26%) Amazon EMR
5 12 (1.43%) Amazon S3
5 12 (1.43%) PaaS
6 11 (1.31%) Google Cloud Platform
6 11 (1.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 10 (1.19%) SaaS
8 8 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (0.83%) IaaS
10 4 (0.48%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.24%) Office 365
11 2 (0.24%) GitHub
11 2 (0.24%) Adobe Analytics
12 1 (0.12%) Google App Engine
12 1 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.12%) Route 53
12 1 (0.12%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.38%) Kerberos
2 17 (2.02%) LDAP
3 13 (1.55%) VPN
4 12 (1.43%) X.509
5 11 (1.31%) Internet
5 11 (1.31%) Network Security
6 9 (1.07%) LAN
6 9 (1.07%) WAN
6 9 (1.07%) SAN
7 8 (0.95%) NetScaler
7 8 (0.95%) SSL
7 8 (0.95%) Firewall
8 7 (0.83%) VLAN
8 7 (0.83%) MPLS
8 7 (0.83%) SNMP
8 7 (0.83%) TCP/IP
8 7 (0.83%) SMTP
8 7 (0.83%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (0.71%) DHCP
10 5 (0.60%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 472 (56.19%) Hadoop
2 170 (20.24%) Apache Hive
3 168 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 127 (15.12%) NoSQL
5 114 (13.57%) MongoDB
6 104 (12.38%) HBase
7 81 (9.64%) Apache Cassandra
8 66 (7.86%) SQL Server
9 51 (6.07%) Relational Database
10 46 (5.48%) Impala
11 41 (4.88%) MySQL
12 38 (4.52%) RDBMS
13 36 (4.29%) Data Mining
14 34 (4.05%) CouchDB
15 32 (3.81%) QlikView
16 31 (3.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 24 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 21 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
19 20 (2.38%) Sqoop
20 19 (2.26%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 25 (2.98%) Jenkins
2 22 (2.62%) Git (software)
3 14 (1.67%) Maven
4 13 (1.55%) Subversion
5 11 (1.31%) Talend Open Studio
5 11 (1.31%) Hudson
6 7 (0.83%) Selenium
6 7 (0.83%) JIRA
7 6 (0.71%) GDB
7 6 (0.71%) Cucumber
7 6 (0.71%) TeamCity
7 6 (0.71%) JUnit
8 4 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (0.36%) ERwin
9 3 (0.36%) Ant
9 3 (0.36%) Mockito
10 2 (0.24%) Gradle
10 2 (0.24%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.24%) Eclipse
General
1 181 (21.55%) Finance
2 162 (19.29%) Banking
3 76 (9.05%) Investment Banking
4 38 (4.52%) Marketing
5 36 (4.29%) Retail
6 24 (2.86%) Games
7 23 (2.74%) Front Office
7 23 (2.74%) Telecoms
8 15 (1.79%) Law
8 15 (1.79%) Publishing
9 12 (1.43%) Legal
9 12 (1.43%) Advertising
10 8 (0.95%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.83%) Corporate Banking
12 6 (0.71%) Electronics
12 6 (0.71%) Back Office
13 4 (0.48%) Music Industry
14 2 (0.24%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.24%) German Language
15 1 (0.12%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 346 (41.19%) Developer
2 145 (17.26%) Architect
3 110 (13.10%) Java Developer
4 80 (9.52%) Analyst
5 74 (8.81%) Hadoop Developer
6 67 (7.98%) Data Architect
7 56 (6.67%) Scala Developer
8 54 (6.43%) Senior Developer
9 45 (5.36%) Big Data Developer
9 45 (5.36%) Business Analyst
9 45 (5.36%) Consultant
10 43 (5.12%) Project Manager
11 39 (4.64%) Data Scientist
12 35 (4.17%) Big Data Architect
13 30 (3.57%) Data Analyst
14 27 (3.21%) Solutions Architect
14 27 (3.21%) Data Consultant
15 23 (2.74%) Big Data Consultant
16 17 (2.02%) QlikView Developer
16 17 (2.02%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (8.57%) Web Services
2 56 (6.67%) HTML
3 52 (6.19%) J2EE
4 49 (5.83%) Kafka
5 47 (5.60%) REST
6 45 (5.36%) HTML5
7 42 (5.00%) XML
8 40 (4.76%) Akka
9 39 (4.64%) Spring
10 36 (4.29%) RESTful
11 28 (3.33%) CSS
12 26 (3.10%) Cascading
13 25 (2.98%) jQuery
14 24 (2.86%) .NET
15 22 (2.62%) Hibernate
15 22 (2.62%) AngularJS
16 16 (1.90%) SOAP
17 14 (1.67%) Apache Avro
17 14 (1.67%) JSON
18 13 (1.55%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 77 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
2 69 (8.21%) Open Source
3 64 (7.62%) Visualisation
4 52 (6.19%) Computer Science
5 49 (5.83%) Statistics
6 37 (4.40%) Algorithms
7 33 (3.93%) Data Integration
8 30 (3.57%) Market Risk
9 27 (3.21%) Mathematics
10 23 (2.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 22 (2.62%) Credit Risk
11 22 (2.62%) Data Structures
12 19 (2.26%) Online Games
13 18 (2.14%) Fixed Income
14 15 (1.79%) User Experience
15 14 (1.67%) Derivative
16 11 (1.31%) Equities
16 11 (1.31%) Physics
17 10 (1.19%) Mobile App
17 10 (1.19%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 98 (11.67%) Linux
2 59 (7.02%) UNIX
3 37 (4.40%) Windows
4 13 (1.55%) Ubuntu
5 12 (1.43%) CentOS
6 10 (1.19%) Debian
7 6 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.48%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.48%) Android
9 2 (0.24%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 295 (35.12%) Agile Software Development
2 216 (25.71%) Analytics
3 133 (15.83%) Data Modelling
4 118 (14.05%) TDD
5 115 (13.69%) Business Intelligence
6 114 (13.57%) MapReduce
7 109 (12.98%) ETL
8 79 (9.40%) Scrum
9 59 (7.02%) Data Architecture
9 59 (7.02%) OO
9 59 (7.02%) Project Management
10 51 (6.07%) Continuous Integration
11 49 (5.83%) Data Analysis
12 47 (5.60%) BDD
12 47 (5.60%) DevOps
13 45 (5.36%) Mentoring
13 45 (5.36%) Stakeholder Management
14 35 (4.17%) Data Governance
15 34 (4.05%) Machine Learning
16 33 (3.93%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 340 (40.48%) Java
2 199 (23.69%) SQL
3 149 (17.74%) Scala
4 141 (16.79%) Python
5 70 (8.33%) R
6 44 (5.24%) C#
7 39 (4.64%) C++
7 39 (4.64%) JavaScript
8 36 (4.29%) Bash Shell
9 28 (3.33%) Perl
10 27 (3.21%) PHP
11 22 (2.62%) PL/SQL
12 21 (2.50%) T-SQL
12 21 (2.50%) Ruby
13 18 (2.14%) Shell Script
14 15 (1.79%) C
15 14 (1.67%) MATLAB
16 12 (1.43%) Clojure
16 12 (1.43%) VBA
17 7 (0.83%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 96 (11.43%) Degree
2 31 (3.69%) Security Cleared
3 21 (2.50%) SC Cleared
4 17 (2.02%) PhD
5 8 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (0.95%) CISSP
6 6 (0.71%) ISEB
7 5 (0.60%) PMI Certification
7 5 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (0.60%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.48%) Microsoft Certified Master
8 4 (0.48%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 4 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.48%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (0.48%) CISM
9 3 (0.36%) PMP
9 3 (0.36%) CCNP
9 3 (0.36%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.45%) QA
2 10 (1.19%) Dodd-Frank
3 7 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (0.83%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.71%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.36%) Basel III
5 3 (0.36%) P3O
6 2 (0.24%) SLA
System Software
1 78 (9.29%) HDFS
2 37 (4.40%) Apache Flume
3 21 (2.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 13 (1.55%) Active Directory
5 12 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (1.19%) Docker
6 10 (1.19%) vCloud
7 8 (0.95%) Hyper-V
8 7 (0.83%) vSphere
9 5 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (0.48%) XenServer
11 1 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.12%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.12%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 36 (4.29%) Oozie
2 34 (4.05%) Hadoop YARN
3 32 (3.81%) Puppet
4 30 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (2.14%) Nagios
6 16 (1.90%) Ansible
7 14 (1.67%) ZABBIX
8 13 (1.55%) Mesos
8 13 (1.55%) Salt
9 11 (1.31%) Cacti
10 7 (0.83%) Ambari
11 5 (0.60%) Graphite
11 5 (0.60%) Vagrant
12 2 (0.24%) yum
12 2 (0.24%) Munin
12 2 (0.24%) OpenView
12 2 (0.24%) NetBackup
13 1 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
13 1 (0.12%) logstash
13 1 (0.12%) Kibana
Vendors
1 107 (12.74%) Oracle
2 53 (6.31%) Microsoft
3 44 (5.24%) Tableau
4 35 (4.17%) Cloudera
5 27 (3.21%) Teradata
6 16 (1.90%) Business Objects
7 15 (1.79%) Google
7 15 (1.79%) Informatica
7 15 (1.79%) IBM
7 15 (1.79%) Vertica
8 14 (1.67%) Splunk
8 14 (1.67%) Sybase
9 13 (1.55%) Red Hat
9 13 (1.55%) Hortonworks
9 13 (1.55%) Rackspace
10 12 (1.43%) ForgeRock
10 12 (1.43%) SAP
10 12 (1.43%) Netezza
10 12 (1.43%) VMware
11 11 (1.31%) HP
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cititec
Rate: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £600 - £850 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Rate: £400 to £450 p/day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Explore Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £550.00 - £590.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £650.00 - £800 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £450.00 - £525.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £500 - £590 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £525 - £625 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £500.00 - £1000.00 per day + Flexible Working
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £500.00 - £1000.00 per day + Flexible Working
Posted: 7 days ago