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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Big Data
England / London
Rank 48 98 125
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +27
Contract jobs citing Big Data 843 500 396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.41% 2.33% 1.86%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 17.99% 9.78% 7.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 585 356 299
Median daily rate £550 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £669 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Median hourly rate - £24.25 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +0.08%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £46.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+1.07% +27.39%

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
4687 5114 5108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 24.52% 23.85% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3410 3693 3571
Median daily rate £500 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 29 35
Median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +85.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017. 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 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 +33 132 £550 +4.76% 68
Croydon - 12 £444 - 2
Canary Wharf +3 9 £544 -16.21%
Docklands, London - 4 £600 -
Westminster - 3 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £400 -
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 1072 (59.36%) Hadoop
2 755 (41.81%) Java
3 748 (41.42%) Apache Spark
4 651 (36.05%) Agile Software Development
5 634 (35.11%) Python
6 517 (28.63%) Scala
7 456 (25.25%) Finance
8 446 (24.70%) SQL
9 437 (24.20%) Apache Hive
10 410 (22.70%) Analytics
11 382 (21.15%) Banking
12 379 (20.99%) DevOps
13 332 (18.38%) Linux
14 305 (16.89%) Kafka
15 283 (15.67%) NoSQL
16 250 (13.84%) ETL
16 250 (13.84%) Business Intelligence
17 248 (13.73%) Scrum
18 247 (13.68%) Amazon AWS
19 245 (13.57%) R
20 239 (13.23%) Data Warehouse
21 232 (12.85%) TDD
22 221 (12.24%) Machine Learning
23 218 (12.07%) HBase
24 199 (11.02%) Continuous Integration
25 197 (10.91%) Apache Cassandra
26 196 (10.85%) MapReduce
27 195 (10.80%) HDFS
28 192 (10.63%) MongoDB
29 188 (10.41%) Open Source

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
1 748 (41.42%) Apache Spark
2 178 (9.86%) Apache Pig
3 139 (7.70%) Apache
4 95 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
5 56 (3.10%) SAS
6 51 (2.82%) Confluence
7 42 (2.33%) Apache Solr
8 21 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 17 (0.94%) WebSphere
10 15 (0.83%) Jupyter
11 12 (0.66%) Oracle Coherence
12 11 (0.61%) JBoss
12 11 (0.61%) SharePoint
13 10 (0.55%) Anypoint
14 9 (0.50%) OpenStack
14 9 (0.50%) Tomcat
15 6 (0.33%) DataSynapse
16 5 (0.28%) CMS
16 5 (0.28%) WebLogic
17 4 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 30 (1.66%) MS Excel
2 16 (0.89%) SPSS
3 8 (0.44%) MS Office
4 7 (0.39%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.17%) GNU Octave
6 3 (0.17%) MS Project
7 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.055%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.055%) InVision
8 1 (0.055%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.055%) Stata
8 1 (0.055%) Weka
Business Applications
1 5 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.17%) Sprinklr
2 3 (0.17%) Unica
3 2 (0.11%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.055%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 1 (0.055%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.055%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.055%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.055%) FastStats
4 1 (0.055%) HFM
4 1 (0.055%) Loan IQ
4 1 (0.055%) RMDS
4 1 (0.055%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.055%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 247 (13.68%) Amazon AWS
2 71 (3.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 50 (2.77%) Amazon EMR
4 48 (2.66%) Cloud Computing
5 45 (2.49%) Amazon S3
6 39 (2.16%) Amazon EC2
7 38 (2.10%) GitHub
8 29 (1.61%) Amazon Kinesis
9 20 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
9 20 (1.11%) SaaS
10 18 (1.00%) PaaS
11 17 (0.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 13 (0.72%) Google Analytics
13 11 (0.61%) Amazon ELB
14 9 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
14 9 (0.50%) Azure Machine Learning
14 9 (0.50%) IBM Cloud
15 8 (0.44%) Adobe Analytics
15 8 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
15 8 (0.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (2.44%) Kerberos
2 34 (1.88%) HTTP
3 28 (1.55%) LDAP
4 21 (1.16%) Firewall
5 20 (1.11%) TCP/IP
6 13 (0.72%) Internet
6 13 (0.72%) Network Security
7 8 (0.44%) DNS
7 8 (0.44%) FTP
8 5 (0.28%) LAN
8 5 (0.28%) SSL
8 5 (0.28%) WAN
9 4 (0.22%) VoIP
10 3 (0.17%) SNA
11 1 (0.055%) DHCP
11 1 (0.055%) DMZ
11 1 (0.055%) IPsec
11 1 (0.055%) SAN
11 1 (0.055%) SMS
11 1 (0.055%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1072 (59.36%) Hadoop
2 437 (24.20%) Apache Hive
3 283 (15.67%) NoSQL
4 239 (13.23%) Data Warehouse
5 218 (12.07%) HBase
6 197 (10.91%) Apache Cassandra
7 192 (10.63%) MongoDB
8 184 (10.19%) Relational Database
9 135 (7.48%) SQL Server
10 103 (5.70%) Sqoop
11 98 (5.43%) QlikView
12 95 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
13 83 (4.60%) RDBMS
14 75 (4.15%) Data Lake
14 75 (4.15%) Impala
15 65 (3.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 56 (3.10%) MySQL
17 42 (2.33%) Data Mining
18 41 (2.27%) Oracle Database
19 36 (1.99%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 176 (9.75%) Git (software)
2 152 (8.42%) Jenkins
3 135 (7.48%) JIRA
4 83 (4.60%) Maven
5 49 (2.71%) JUnit
6 44 (2.44%) Selenium
7 41 (2.27%) Gradle
8 39 (2.16%) Mockito
9 37 (2.05%) Cucumber
10 36 (1.99%) Talend Open Studio
11 29 (1.61%) TeamCity
12 23 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 19 (1.05%) Sonatype Nexus
14 17 (0.94%) Subversion
14 17 (0.94%) Vagrant
15 15 (0.83%) ClearCase
16 14 (0.78%) NUnit
16 14 (0.78%) Spock
17 13 (0.72%) ERwin
17 13 (0.72%) IntelliJ
General
1 456 (25.25%) Finance
2 382 (21.15%) Banking
3 142 (7.86%) Investment Banking
4 118 (6.53%) Marketing
5 95 (5.26%) Front Office
6 73 (4.04%) Retail
7 32 (1.77%) Telecoms
8 24 (1.33%) Corporate Banking
9 22 (1.22%) Retail Banking
10 18 (1.00%) Legal
11 17 (0.94%) Games
12 10 (0.55%) Financial Institution
12 10 (0.55%) Publishing
13 8 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.28%) Electronics
14 5 (0.28%) Manufacturing
15 4 (0.22%) Aerospace
15 4 (0.22%) Law
16 3 (0.17%) Back Office
16 3 (0.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 640 (35.44%) Developer
2 269 (14.89%) Architect
3 260 (14.40%) Data Engineer
4 249 (13.79%) Java Developer
5 238 (13.18%) Big Data Engineer
6 230 (12.74%) Big Data Developer
7 175 (9.69%) Data Architect
8 149 (8.25%) DevOps Engineer
9 123 (6.81%) Big Data Architect
10 119 (6.59%) Analyst
11 113 (6.26%) Scala Developer
12 99 (5.48%) Senior Developer
13 98 (5.43%) Hadoop Developer
14 94 (5.20%) Hadoop Engineer
15 82 (4.54%) Consultant
16 80 (4.43%) Data Scientist
17 73 (4.04%) Apache Spark Developer
18 66 (3.65%) Senior Java Developer
19 65 (3.60%) AWS DevOps
20 62 (3.43%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 305 (16.89%) Kafka
2 142 (7.86%) HTML
3 139 (7.70%) REST
4 126 (6.98%) Web Services
5 124 (6.87%) AngularJS
6 102 (5.65%) Spring
7 97 (5.37%) HTML5
8 90 (4.98%) CSS
9 87 (4.82%) Akka
10 74 (4.10%) JSON
10 74 (4.10%) Node.js
11 70 (3.88%) XML
12 63 (3.49%) .NET
13 57 (3.16%) Spark Streaming
14 49 (2.71%) D3.js
15 47 (2.60%) JMS
16 42 (2.33%) SOAP
17 39 (2.16%) jQuery
18 37 (2.05%) CSS3
18 37 (2.05%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 177 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
2 129 (7.14%) Algorithms
3 89 (4.93%) Computer Science
4 76 (4.21%) Credit Risk
5 56 (3.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 46 (2.55%) Management Information System
7 40 (2.21%) User Experience
8 37 (2.05%) Equities
9 34 (1.88%) Data Structures
10 30 (1.66%) Market Risk
11 27 (1.50%) Derivative
12 26 (1.44%) Fintech
13 24 (1.33%) Data Centre
14 18 (1.00%) Grid Computing
15 17 (0.94%) Social Media
16 16 (0.89%) Reference Data
16 16 (0.89%) Replication
17 14 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
18 12 (0.66%) Virtual Team
19 8 (0.44%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 332 (18.38%) Linux
2 163 (9.03%) Unix
3 59 (3.27%) Windows
4 44 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (0.94%) CentOS
6 14 (0.78%) AIX
7 13 (0.72%) Solaris
8 11 (0.61%) Android
8 11 (0.61%) Apple iOS
9 8 (0.44%) HPUX
9 8 (0.44%) Ubuntu
10 7 (0.39%) Windows Server
11 3 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.11%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.055%) CoreOS
13 1 (0.055%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 651 (36.05%) Agile Software Development
2 410 (22.70%) Analytics
3 379 (20.99%) DevOps
4 250 (13.84%) Business Intelligence
4 250 (13.84%) ETL
5 248 (13.73%) Scrum
6 232 (12.85%) TDD
7 221 (12.24%) Machine Learning
8 199 (11.02%) Continuous Integration
9 196 (10.85%) MapReduce
10 188 (10.41%) Open Source
11 182 (10.08%) Data Modelling
12 141 (7.81%) Visualisation
13 137 (7.59%) Data Analytics
14 131 (7.25%) Microservices
15 125 (6.92%) BDD
16 111 (6.15%) Software Engineering
17 109 (6.04%) Data Architecture
18 103 (5.70%) Stakeholder Management
19 99 (5.48%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 755 (41.81%) Java
2 634 (35.11%) Python
3 517 (28.63%) Scala
4 446 (24.70%) SQL
5 245 (13.57%) R
6 181 (10.02%) JavaScript
7 121 (6.70%) Bash Shell
8 94 (5.20%) C#
9 88 (4.87%) Perl
10 80 (4.43%) Shell Script
11 79 (4.37%) C++
12 54 (2.99%) Ruby
13 44 (2.44%) T-SQL
14 29 (1.61%) C
15 26 (1.44%) MATLAB
16 22 (1.22%) Go
17 21 (1.16%) PHP
18 16 (0.89%) Korn
19 14 (0.78%) PowerShell
20 11 (0.61%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 167 (9.25%) Degree
2 97 (5.37%) Security Cleared
3 61 (3.38%) SC Cleared
4 50 (2.77%) DV Cleared
4 50 (2.77%) PhD
5 24 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
6 10 (0.55%) BC Cleared
7 8 (0.44%) PMP
8 5 (0.28%) AWS Certification
8 5 (0.28%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.11%) CBAP
9 2 (0.11%) IIBA
9 2 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.11%) RHCE
9 2 (0.11%) RHCSA
10 1 (0.055%) ACCA
10 1 (0.055%) Brainbench
10 1 (0.055%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.055%) CISSP
10 1 (0.055%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (4.21%) QA
2 65 (3.60%) Data Quality
3 14 (0.78%) MiFID
4 13 (0.72%) FATCA
5 7 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.22%) IFRS
6 4 (0.22%) ISO20022
6 4 (0.22%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.17%) IFRS 9
7 3 (0.17%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.11%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.11%) EMIR
8 2 (0.11%) PMO
9 1 (0.055%) GCP
9 1 (0.055%) GDPR
System Software
1 195 (10.80%) HDFS
2 154 (8.53%) Docker
3 89 (4.93%) Apache Flume
4 31 (1.72%) vCloud
4 31 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
5 24 (1.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 15 (0.83%) Active Directory
7 10 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (0.22%) NFS
10 1 (0.055%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 151 (8.36%) Puppet
2 127 (7.03%) Ansible
3 108 (5.98%) Hadoop YARN
4 100 (5.54%) Opscode Chef
5 69 (3.82%) Oozie
6 52 (2.88%) Terraform
7 40 (2.21%) Mesos
8 29 (1.61%) Kubernetes
9 27 (1.50%) Kibana
10 20 (1.11%) Ambari
11 14 (0.78%) MOM
12 11 (0.61%) Salt
13 10 (0.55%) logstash
13 10 (0.55%) Nagios
14 9 (0.50%) Marathon
14 9 (0.50%) Rsyslog
15 8 (0.44%) OpenIDM
16 7 (0.39%) Grafana
17 6 (0.33%) Graphite
18 5 (0.28%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 183 (10.13%) Oracle
2 152 (8.42%) Hortonworks
3 131 (7.25%) Cloudera
4 108 (5.98%) Tableau
5 66 (3.65%) Teradata
6 65 (3.60%) Microsoft
7 57 (3.16%) Red Hat
8 45 (2.49%) IBM
9 43 (2.38%) VMware
10 42 (2.33%) Informatica
11 41 (2.27%) MuleSoft
11 41 (2.27%) Splunk
12 36 (1.99%) Google
12 36 (1.99%) Talend
13 31 (1.72%) Sybase
14 30 (1.66%) Atlassian
15 28 (1.55%) SAP
16 25 (1.38%) Cognos
17 22 (1.22%) Vertica
18 20 (1.11%) MapR
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