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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 149 223 308
Rank change year-on-year
+74 +85
Contract jobs citing Big Data 356 238 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.45% 0.95% 0.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.50% 4.14% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 193 74
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£550 £484 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £775 £650 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +25.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.00 -
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
5475 5742 5419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.36% 22.85% 20.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3778 3983 3589
Average daily rate £435 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 35 67
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £18.90 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £59.87 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
- -6.39%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 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 +60 90 £550 +10.00% 54
Docklands, London +21 6 £625 +57.23%
Croydon - 4 £498 - 3
Harrow - - - - 2
Surbiton - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Hillingdon - - - - 1
Hackney - - - - 1
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 308 (46.95%) Hadoop
2 252 (38.41%) Java
3 216 (32.93%) Agile Software Development
4 196 (29.88%) SQL
4 196 (29.88%) Analytics
5 152 (23.17%) NoSQL
6 148 (22.56%) MongoDB
7 127 (19.36%) Apache Hive
8 123 (18.75%) Linux
9 117 (17.84%) Python
10 112 (17.07%) Oracle
11 109 (16.62%) Business Intelligence
11 109 (16.62%) Banking
12 106 (16.16%) Data Warehouse
13 105 (16.01%) Finance
14 102 (15.55%) Apache Cassandra
15 101 (15.40%) TDD
16 90 (13.72%) SQL Server
17 86 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
18 85 (12.96%) MapReduce
19 84 (12.80%) ETL
20 82 (12.50%) Apache Pig
21 81 (12.35%) Data Modelling
22 80 (12.20%) HBase
22 80 (12.20%) Scala
23 71 (10.82%) Visualisation
24 69 (10.52%) Degree
25 68 (10.37%) JavaScript
26 66 (10.06%) Open Source
27 60 (9.15%) OO

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 82 (12.50%) Apache Pig
2 49 (7.47%) Apache
3 43 (6.55%) SAS
4 39 (5.95%) Elasticsearch
5 16 (2.44%) Node.js
6 8 (1.22%) SharePoint
6 8 (1.22%) WebSphere
7 6 (0.91%) Oracle Coherence
7 6 (0.91%) Apache Solr
8 5 (0.76%) WebLogic
8 5 (0.76%) IIS
9 4 (0.61%) nginx
9 4 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (0.46%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (0.46%) MQSeries
10 3 (0.46%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.30%) Mule
11 2 (0.30%) Confluence
11 2 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 21 (3.20%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.98%) SPSS
3 4 (0.61%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.46%) MS Project
5 1 (0.15%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (1.68%) Google Analytics
2 10 (1.52%) Cognos TM1
3 4 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.30%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.30%) SiteCatalyst
4 2 (0.30%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.15%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 42 (6.40%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
2 14 (2.13%) Amazon EMR
3 12 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (1.68%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (1.07%) Amazon S3
6 6 (0.91%) PaaS
6 6 (0.91%) GitHub
7 5 (0.76%) SaaS
8 4 (0.61%) AWS Data Pipeline
9 3 (0.46%) Google Compute Engine
9 3 (0.46%) IaaS
9 3 (0.46%) Google App Engine
10 2 (0.30%) Heroku
10 2 (0.30%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.83%) Internet
2 10 (1.52%) FTP
3 9 (1.37%) HTTP
4 6 (0.91%) LAN
4 6 (0.91%) WAN
4 6 (0.91%) Network Security
5 2 (0.30%) SAN
5 2 (0.30%) SSL
5 2 (0.30%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.30%) VPN
5 2 (0.30%) Firewall
5 2 (0.30%) MPLS
5 2 (0.30%) Intranet
6 1 (0.15%) OpenFlow
6 1 (0.15%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.15%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.15%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (0.15%) SSH
6 1 (0.15%) VLAN
6 1 (0.15%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 308 (46.95%) Hadoop
2 152 (23.17%) NoSQL
3 148 (22.56%) MongoDB
4 127 (19.36%) Apache Hive
5 106 (16.16%) Data Warehouse
6 102 (15.55%) Apache Cassandra
7 90 (13.72%) SQL Server
8 80 (12.20%) HBase
9 48 (7.32%) MySQL
10 45 (6.86%) Data Mining
11 37 (5.64%) Riak
12 32 (4.88%) Mahout
13 31 (4.73%) Sqoop
14 30 (4.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 30 (4.57%) Relational Database
15 28 (4.27%) Couchbase
15 28 (4.27%) Oracle Exadata
16 26 (3.96%) CouchDB
17 25 (3.81%) MarkLogic
17 25 (3.81%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 39 (5.95%) Git (software)
2 35 (5.34%) Jenkins
3 20 (3.05%) Subversion
3 20 (3.05%) Hudson
4 18 (2.74%) Maven
4 18 (2.74%) Cucumber
5 16 (2.44%) JUnit
6 13 (1.98%) Mockito
6 13 (1.98%) RSpec
6 13 (1.98%) JIRA
7 10 (1.52%) Selenium
8 9 (1.37%) Talend Open Studio
9 8 (1.22%) TeamCity
10 6 (0.91%) WATIR
11 4 (0.61%) Eclipse
11 4 (0.61%) PhantomJS
12 3 (0.46%) Grunt
12 3 (0.46%) Behat
12 3 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (0.46%) WebDriver
General
1 109 (16.62%) Banking
2 105 (16.01%) Finance
3 58 (8.84%) Investment Banking
4 28 (4.27%) Marketing
5 22 (3.35%) Telecoms
6 20 (3.05%) Front Office
7 14 (2.13%) Retail
8 8 (1.22%) Games
9 7 (1.07%) Publishing
10 5 (0.76%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.61%) Advertising
11 4 (0.61%) Electronics
12 3 (0.46%) Corporate Banking
12 3 (0.46%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.46%) Legal
13 2 (0.30%) Back Office
13 2 (0.30%) Law
13 2 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.30%) Music Industry
14 1 (0.15%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 258 (39.33%) Developer
2 142 (21.65%) Architect
3 74 (11.28%) Java Developer
4 70 (10.67%) Analyst
5 49 (7.47%) Data Architect
6 36 (5.49%) Senior Developer
7 31 (4.73%) Big Data Developer
8 29 (4.42%) Consultant
9 28 (4.27%) Data Analyst
10 26 (3.96%) Hadoop Developer
10 26 (3.96%) Project Manager
11 25 (3.81%) Solutions Architect
12 23 (3.51%) Enterprise Architect
12 23 (3.51%) Business Analyst
13 22 (3.35%) Data Scientist
14 20 (3.05%) ETL Developer
15 18 (2.74%) Big Data Architect
16 17 (2.59%) C# Developer
17 16 (2.44%) Data Consultant
18 14 (2.13%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (8.69%) Spring
1 57 (8.69%) HTML
2 50 (7.62%) XML
3 46 (7.01%) Web Services
4 38 (5.79%) CSS
5 37 (5.64%) HTML5
5 37 (5.64%) Cascading
6 33 (5.03%) .NET
7 32 (4.88%) Hibernate
8 27 (4.12%) Kafka
9 26 (3.96%) LAMP
10 22 (3.35%) JSON
11 17 (2.59%) AngularJS
12 12 (1.83%) Django
12 12 (1.83%) RESTful
12 12 (1.83%) REST
13 11 (1.68%) Backbone.js
13 11 (1.68%) jQuery
14 10 (1.52%) Ruby on Rails
14 10 (1.52%) MEAP
Miscellaneous
1 86 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
2 71 (10.82%) Visualisation
3 66 (10.06%) Open Source
4 52 (7.93%) Computer Science
5 31 (4.73%) Mathematics
6 26 (3.96%) Data Integration
7 25 (3.81%) Mobile App
8 24 (3.66%) Statistics
9 20 (3.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 17 (2.59%) User Experience
11 11 (1.68%) Economics
12 10 (1.52%) Management Information System
12 10 (1.52%) GIS
12 10 (1.52%) Fixed Income
12 10 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (1.37%) Credit Risk
14 8 (1.22%) Data Protection Act
15 7 (1.07%) Replication
16 6 (0.91%) Client/Server
17 5 (0.76%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 123 (18.75%) Linux
2 60 (9.15%) UNIX
3 19 (2.90%) Apple iOS
3 19 (2.90%) CentOS
3 19 (2.90%) Debian
4 18 (2.74%) Windows
5 12 (1.83%) Android
6 8 (1.22%) Solaris
7 6 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.76%) AIX
9 4 (0.61%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.46%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.30%) HPUX
12 1 (0.15%) SmartOS
12 1 (0.15%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (32.93%) Agile Software Development
2 196 (29.88%) Analytics
3 109 (16.62%) Business Intelligence
4 101 (15.40%) TDD
5 85 (12.96%) MapReduce
6 84 (12.80%) ETL
7 81 (12.35%) Data Modelling
8 60 (9.15%) OO
8 60 (9.15%) Scrum
9 55 (8.38%) BDD
10 52 (7.93%) Continuous Integration
11 45 (6.86%) Data Analysis
11 45 (6.86%) DevOps
12 38 (5.79%) Data Architecture
13 34 (5.18%) TOGAF
14 31 (4.73%) Project Management
14 31 (4.73%) E-Commerce
15 30 (4.57%) Data Management
16 26 (3.96%) Stakeholder Management
16 26 (3.96%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 252 (38.41%) Java
2 196 (29.88%) SQL
3 117 (17.84%) Python
4 80 (12.20%) Scala
5 68 (10.37%) JavaScript
6 52 (7.93%) C#
6 52 (7.93%) Ruby
7 46 (7.01%) C++
8 40 (6.10%) Perl
9 39 (5.95%) Bash Shell
10 35 (5.34%) PHP
11 30 (4.57%) Shell Script
12 27 (4.12%) R
13 25 (3.81%) PL/SQL
14 18 (2.74%) C
15 12 (1.83%) T-SQL
16 11 (1.68%) sed
16 11 (1.68%) AWK
17 10 (1.52%) Groovy
18 9 (1.37%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 69 (10.52%) Degree
2 16 (2.44%) PhD
3 13 (1.98%) Security Cleared
4 10 (1.52%) ISEB
5 6 (0.91%) ISTQB
5 6 (0.91%) DV Cleared
5 6 (0.91%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.46%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.46%) MCT
8 2 (0.30%) CISSP
8 2 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.30%) RHCE
8 2 (0.30%) PMP
9 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certified Master
9 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 1 (0.15%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.22%) Data Quality
2 5 (0.76%) QA
3 4 (0.61%) SLA
4 1 (0.15%) P3O
4 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 47 (7.16%) HDFS
2 29 (4.42%) Apache Flume
3 24 (3.66%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 9 (1.37%) Oracle RAC
5 8 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.46%) Docker
6 3 (0.46%) vSphere
6 3 (0.46%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.30%) Cronacle
7 2 (0.30%) vCloud
8 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.15%) XenApp
8 1 (0.15%) XenServer
8 1 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.15%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.15%) NFS
Systems Management
1 55 (8.38%) Puppet
2 54 (8.23%) Oozie
3 50 (7.62%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (3.35%) ZABBIX
4 22 (3.35%) Ambari
5 20 (3.05%) Salt
6 15 (2.29%) Cacti
6 15 (2.29%) Nagios
7 13 (1.98%) Vagrant
8 8 (1.22%) Ansible
9 6 (0.91%) YUM
10 2 (0.30%) Chukwa
11 1 (0.15%) Kibana
11 1 (0.15%) logstash
11 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Satellite
11 1 (0.15%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 112 (17.07%) Oracle
2 44 (6.71%) Microsoft
3 42 (6.40%) Teradata
4 37 (5.64%) Tableau
5 30 (4.57%) Netezza
6 26 (3.96%) Informatica
7 25 (3.81%) Rackspace
8 24 (3.66%) Hortonworks
8 24 (3.66%) Red Hat
8 24 (3.66%) Google
9 20 (3.05%) IBM
9 20 (3.05%) MapR
9 20 (3.05%) Cloudera
10 19 (2.90%) Business Objects
11 18 (2.74%) Cognos
12 17 (2.59%) Sybase
13 16 (2.44%) SAP
14 14 (2.13%) Vertica
15 12 (1.83%) Adobe
16 10 (1.52%) Greenplum
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £650 - £800 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £480 - 540 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Montash
Rate: £600 - £700 per day + negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £650 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £800 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Volt
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
FPSG Connect
Rate: £230 - £260 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Montash
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + NEGOTIABLE
Posted: 6 days ago