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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 119 191 208
Rank change year-on-year
+72 +17
Contract jobs citing Big Data 384 228 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.81% 1.05% 0.87%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.79% 4.62% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 157 127
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £334 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £565 £450
% change year-on-year
-15.92% +25.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £24.23 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 - -
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
4930 4937 4582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 23.22% 22.72% 23.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3457 3398 3195
Average daily rate £450 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 28 29
Average hourly rate £20.00 £40.15 £25.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.18% +56.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £18.60 £19.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £104.75 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.56%

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 27 February 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
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 27 February 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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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 +54 101 £575 +27.77% 52
Canary Wharf +8 2 £638 -
Hammersmith - 2 £325 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 - - 3
Docklands, London +7 1 - -
Westminster - 1 £525 -
Croydon - 1 £540 -
Edgware - - - -
Romford - - - -
Brentford - - - - 1
Ealing - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 447 (56.73%) Hadoop
2 318 (40.36%) Java
3 286 (36.29%) Agile Software Development
4 210 (26.65%) Analytics
5 201 (25.51%) SQL
6 163 (20.69%) Banking
7 158 (20.05%) NoSQL
8 157 (19.92%) Apache Hive
9 155 (19.67%) Python
10 152 (19.29%) Finance
11 149 (18.91%) Data Warehouse
12 140 (17.77%) Apache Spark
13 127 (16.12%) Scala
13 127 (16.12%) Linux
14 126 (15.99%) MongoDB
15 119 (15.10%) Oracle
15 119 (15.10%) Data Modelling
16 117 (14.85%) ETL
17 110 (13.96%) TDD
18 106 (13.45%) MapReduce
19 96 (12.18%) Degree
19 96 (12.18%) Business Intelligence
20 94 (11.93%) HBase
21 92 (11.68%) Apache Cassandra
22 86 (10.91%) Scrum
23 83 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
24 76 (9.64%) Apache Pig
25 75 (9.52%) Investment Banking
26 73 (9.26%) HDFS
27 72 (9.14%) UNIX

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
1 140 (17.77%) Apache Spark
2 76 (9.64%) Apache Pig
3 72 (9.14%) Apache
4 59 (7.49%) Elasticsearch
5 35 (4.44%) SAS
6 16 (2.03%) Node.js
7 10 (1.27%) Tomcat
8 9 (1.14%) OpenStack
9 7 (0.89%) SharePoint
9 7 (0.89%) Apache Solr
10 6 (0.76%) Apache ServiceMix
11 5 (0.63%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.51%) CMS
13 3 (0.38%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.38%) Oracle Coherence
14 2 (0.25%) Confluence
14 2 (0.25%) WebSphere Application Server
14 2 (0.25%) JBoss
15 1 (0.13%) IIS
15 1 (0.13%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 20 (2.54%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.65%) SPSS
3 9 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.38%) Weka
4 3 (0.38%) PowerPivot
4 3 (0.38%) MS Project
4 3 (0.38%) MS Office
5 2 (0.25%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.76%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.13%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.13%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.13%) MultiFonds
Cloud Services
1 50 (6.35%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (2.41%) Amazon EC2
3 18 (2.28%) Amazon EMR
4 15 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
6 12 (1.52%) Amazon S3
7 11 (1.40%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (0.76%) SaaS
8 6 (0.76%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (0.51%) PaaS
10 3 (0.38%) GitHub
10 3 (0.38%) IaaS
11 1 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.13%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.13%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.65%) Kerberos
2 11 (1.40%) TCP/IP
2 11 (1.40%) Internet
3 10 (1.27%) LDAP
4 7 (0.89%) VPN
5 6 (0.76%) DHCP
6 5 (0.63%) X.509
6 5 (0.63%) Network Security
6 5 (0.63%) AMQP
7 4 (0.51%) LAN
7 4 (0.51%) WAN
8 3 (0.38%) HTTP
8 3 (0.38%) DNS
8 3 (0.38%) SAN
9 2 (0.25%) SSL
9 2 (0.25%) SNA
9 2 (0.25%) NetScaler
9 2 (0.25%) Firewall
10 1 (0.13%) VLAN
10 1 (0.13%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 447 (56.73%) Hadoop
2 158 (20.05%) NoSQL
3 157 (19.92%) Apache Hive
4 149 (18.91%) Data Warehouse
5 126 (15.99%) MongoDB
6 94 (11.93%) HBase
7 92 (11.68%) Apache Cassandra
8 61 (7.74%) SQL Server
9 50 (6.35%) Relational Database
10 44 (5.58%) MySQL
11 38 (4.82%) RDBMS
12 37 (4.70%) CouchDB
13 33 (4.19%) QlikView
14 32 (4.06%) Impala
15 31 (3.93%) Data Mining
16 26 (3.30%) Riak
17 23 (2.92%) Sqoop
17 23 (2.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 20 (2.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 20 (2.54%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 31 (3.93%) Jenkins
2 25 (3.17%) Git (software)
3 17 (2.16%) Maven
3 17 (2.16%) Hudson
4 15 (1.90%) Subversion
5 12 (1.52%) JIRA
6 11 (1.40%) JUnit
7 10 (1.27%) Talend Open Studio
7 10 (1.27%) Cucumber
8 8 (1.02%) Mockito
9 7 (0.89%) Selenium
10 6 (0.76%) TeamCity
10 6 (0.76%) GDB
11 4 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (0.38%) PyUnit
12 3 (0.38%) RSpec
12 3 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (0.25%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
13 2 (0.25%) Ant
13 2 (0.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 163 (20.69%) Banking
2 152 (19.29%) Finance
3 75 (9.52%) Investment Banking
4 33 (4.19%) Retail
5 31 (3.93%) Marketing
6 24 (3.05%) Games
7 18 (2.28%) Front Office
8 17 (2.16%) Telecoms
9 15 (1.90%) Law
10 10 (1.27%) Legal
10 10 (1.27%) Publishing
11 9 (1.14%) Manufacturing
12 7 (0.89%) Advertising
12 7 (0.89%) Electronics
12 7 (0.89%) Corporate Banking
13 6 (0.76%) Music Industry
14 5 (0.63%) Back Office
15 2 (0.25%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.13%) French Language
Job Titles
1 315 (39.97%) Developer
2 144 (18.27%) Architect
3 95 (12.06%) Java Developer
4 79 (10.03%) Analyst
5 67 (8.50%) Data Architect
6 54 (6.85%) Hadoop Developer
7 51 (6.47%) Big Data Developer
8 45 (5.71%) Scala Developer
9 41 (5.20%) Business Analyst
10 40 (5.08%) Senior Developer
11 35 (4.44%) Consultant
11 35 (4.44%) Big Data Architect
12 32 (4.06%) Solutions Architect
13 29 (3.68%) Data Scientist
14 27 (3.43%) Project Manager
15 25 (3.17%) Data Analyst
16 18 (2.28%) Lead Developer
16 18 (2.28%) Data Consultant
17 16 (2.03%) Big Data Consultant
17 16 (2.03%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (8.38%) Web Services
2 64 (8.12%) HTML
3 51 (6.47%) XML
4 48 (6.09%) HTML5
5 45 (5.71%) Spring
6 40 (5.08%) Kafka
7 38 (4.82%) REST
7 38 (4.82%) .NET
7 38 (4.82%) Akka
8 35 (4.44%) J2EE
8 35 (4.44%) CSS
9 34 (4.31%) jQuery
10 30 (3.81%) RESTful
10 30 (3.81%) Cascading
11 24 (3.05%) AngularJS
12 23 (2.92%) Hibernate
13 21 (2.66%) JSON
14 18 (2.28%) Apache Avro
15 15 (1.90%) LAMP
16 13 (1.65%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 83 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 68 (8.63%) Visualisation
3 60 (7.61%) Open Source
4 51 (6.47%) Computer Science
5 42 (5.33%) Statistics
6 39 (4.95%) Algorithms
7 36 (4.57%) Data Structures
8 31 (3.93%) Data Integration
9 26 (3.30%) Mathematics
10 24 (3.05%) Market Risk
11 22 (2.79%) Credit Risk
12 18 (2.28%) Online Games
12 18 (2.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 13 (1.65%) Fixed Income
13 13 (1.65%) Derivative
13 13 (1.65%) User Experience
13 13 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (1.14%) Equities
14 9 (1.14%) Client/Server
14 9 (1.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 127 (16.12%) Linux
2 72 (9.14%) UNIX
3 42 (5.33%) Windows
4 20 (2.54%) CentOS
5 19 (2.41%) Debian
6 14 (1.78%) Ubuntu
7 7 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.63%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.51%) Android
10 3 (0.38%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.25%) CoreOS
11 2 (0.25%) Solaris
12 1 (0.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 286 (36.29%) Agile Software Development
2 210 (26.65%) Analytics
3 119 (15.10%) Data Modelling
4 117 (14.85%) ETL
5 110 (13.96%) TDD
6 106 (13.45%) MapReduce
7 96 (12.18%) Business Intelligence
8 86 (10.91%) Scrum
9 66 (8.38%) OO
10 56 (7.11%) Continuous Integration
11 52 (6.60%) DevOps
12 47 (5.96%) Mentoring
13 45 (5.71%) Project Management
13 45 (5.71%) Data Analysis
14 42 (5.33%) Stakeholder Management
15 41 (5.20%) Data Architecture
16 36 (4.57%) BDD
17 31 (3.93%) Data Governance
18 27 (3.43%) Machine Learning
18 27 (3.43%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 318 (40.36%) Java
2 201 (25.51%) SQL
3 155 (19.67%) Python
4 127 (16.12%) Scala
5 52 (6.60%) C#
6 51 (6.47%) R
7 50 (6.35%) Bash Shell
8 47 (5.96%) Perl
9 38 (4.82%) PHP
10 37 (4.70%) C++
11 36 (4.57%) JavaScript
11 36 (4.57%) PL/SQL
12 29 (3.68%) Ruby
13 21 (2.66%) Shell Script
14 15 (1.90%) C
14 15 (1.90%) T-SQL
15 12 (1.52%) MATLAB
16 11 (1.40%) VBA
17 9 (1.14%) Clojure
18 8 (1.02%) sed
Qualifications
1 96 (12.18%) Degree
2 29 (3.68%) Security Cleared
3 18 (2.28%) SC Cleared
4 14 (1.78%) PhD
5 8 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (1.02%) VCP4
6 6 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (0.51%) ISEB
7 4 (0.51%) CISSP
7 4 (0.51%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.38%) PMP
8 3 (0.38%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.25%) MCT
10 1 (0.13%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.13%) CCNA
10 1 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.13%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.13%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.68%) QA
2 9 (1.14%) Dodd-Frank
3 6 (0.76%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.51%) P3O
4 4 (0.51%) Basel III
5 1 (0.13%) SLA
5 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 73 (9.26%) HDFS
2 43 (5.46%) Apache Flume
3 29 (3.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 8 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (0.89%) Active Directory
5 7 (0.89%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (0.63%) Docker
7 3 (0.38%) vCloud
8 2 (0.25%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.13%) XenServer
9 1 (0.13%) vSphere
9 1 (0.13%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 45 (5.71%) Oozie
2 42 (5.33%) Puppet
3 34 (4.31%) Opscode Chef
4 31 (3.93%) Hadoop YARN
5 26 (3.30%) Nagios
6 20 (2.54%) ZABBIX
7 18 (2.28%) Cacti
7 18 (2.28%) Salt
8 15 (1.90%) Ansible
9 13 (1.65%) Ambari
10 10 (1.27%) Mesos
11 9 (1.14%) Vagrant
12 6 (0.76%) Graphite
13 3 (0.38%) NetBackup
14 2 (0.25%) Munin
14 2 (0.25%) OpenView
15 1 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
15 1 (0.13%) yum
Vendors
1 119 (15.10%) Oracle
2 46 (5.84%) Microsoft
3 38 (4.82%) Tableau
4 32 (4.06%) Cloudera
5 26 (3.30%) Informatica
6 22 (2.79%) Red Hat
6 22 (2.79%) Teradata
7 19 (2.41%) Rackspace
7 19 (2.41%) Hortonworks
8 17 (2.16%) Splunk
8 17 (2.16%) Google
9 16 (2.03%) Adobe
10 15 (1.90%) Sybase
11 14 (1.78%) SAP
11 14 (1.78%) Netezza
12 13 (1.65%) Vertica
13 12 (1.52%) MapR
13 12 (1.52%) Business Objects
14 11 (1.40%) IBM
15 10 (1.27%) Talend
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