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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 93 138 178
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +40
Contract jobs citing Big Data 561 386 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.59% 1.68% 1.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.41% 7.04% 5.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 291 211
Median daily rate £550 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £700 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £444
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.65 £16.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+166.56% -21.95%
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
4917 5483 5365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.68% 23.86% 23.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3628 3838 3707
Median daily rate £475 £450 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £581
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 50 30
Median hourly rate £35.00 £27.78 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.98% +1.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £16.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £153.60 £55.00 £125.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.27 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+20.26% -13.33%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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
(Click see detailed
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 -3 76 £531 -7.60% 44
Feltham +4 5 £572 +14.40%
Croydon -15 2 - -
Romford - 2 £390 -
Canary Wharf +4 1 - -
Westminster - 1 £375 -
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 638 (58.21%) Hadoop
2 427 (38.96%) Java
3 356 (32.48%) Apache Spark
4 351 (32.03%) Agile Software Development
5 299 (27.28%) SQL
6 284 (25.91%) Apache Hive
7 271 (24.73%) Scala
8 267 (24.36%) Analytics
9 229 (20.89%) Finance
10 217 (19.80%) Python
11 207 (18.89%) Business Intelligence
12 191 (17.43%) NoSQL
13 157 (14.32%) TDD
14 154 (14.05%) Banking
15 147 (13.41%) DevOps
16 146 (13.32%) Continuous Integration
16 146 (13.32%) Linux
17 143 (13.05%) Scrum
17 143 (13.05%) HBase
18 139 (12.68%) Open Source
19 135 (12.32%) Data Warehouse
20 134 (12.23%) MongoDB
21 132 (12.04%) Data Modelling
22 129 (11.77%) Apache Pig
22 129 (11.77%) Oracle
23 124 (11.31%) ETL
24 120 (10.95%) Apache Cassandra
25 116 (10.58%) Kafka
26 114 (10.40%) SQL Server
27 102 (9.31%) Amazon AWS

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
1 356 (32.48%) Apache Spark
2 129 (11.77%) Apache Pig
3 85 (7.76%) Apache
4 53 (4.84%) SAS
5 17 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
6 15 (1.37%) Tomcat
7 14 (1.28%) Oracle Coherence
8 13 (1.19%) Apache Solr
9 10 (0.91%) nginx
10 9 (0.82%) CMS
11 8 (0.73%) ArcGIS
11 8 (0.73%) WebSphere
12 7 (0.64%) Confluence
13 6 (0.55%) Mule
14 5 (0.46%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 5 (0.46%) Oracle Service Bus
14 5 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 3 (0.27%) WordPress
16 2 (0.18%) Jetty
16 2 (0.18%) OpenStack
Applications
1 32 (2.92%) SPSS
2 21 (1.92%) MS Excel
3 13 (1.19%) Stata
4 6 (0.55%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.46%) MS Office
6 3 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.27%) MS Project
7 1 (0.091%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (1.19%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 9 (0.82%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 4 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.18%) Revive Adserver
6 1 (0.091%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.091%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.091%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 1 (0.091%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.091%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.091%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.091%) Siebel Analytics
6 1 (0.091%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 102 (9.31%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (4.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (2.74%) GitHub
4 20 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (1.37%) Amazon EMR
5 15 (1.37%) Amazon S3
6 12 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (0.91%) IaaS
7 10 (0.91%) SaaS
8 8 (0.73%) PaaS
9 7 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.27%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.18%) CloudFront
11 2 (0.18%) IBM PureFlex
12 1 (0.091%) Adobe Analytics
12 1 (0.091%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 1 (0.091%) AWS OpsWorks
12 1 (0.091%) Azure Machine Learning
12 1 (0.091%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 29 (2.65%) HTTP
2 12 (1.09%) Internet
3 8 (0.73%) Remote Desktop
4 5 (0.46%) Kerberos
5 4 (0.36%) Network Security
6 3 (0.27%) DNS
6 3 (0.27%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.18%) LAN
7 2 (0.18%) SAN
7 2 (0.18%) WAN
8 1 (0.091%) Firewall
8 1 (0.091%) FTP
8 1 (0.091%) Intranet
8 1 (0.091%) LDAP
8 1 (0.091%) NAS
8 1 (0.091%) SNA
8 1 (0.091%) SSL
8 1 (0.091%) VoIP
8 1 (0.091%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.091%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 638 (58.21%) Hadoop
2 284 (25.91%) Apache Hive
3 191 (17.43%) NoSQL
4 143 (13.05%) HBase
5 135 (12.32%) Data Warehouse
6 134 (12.23%) MongoDB
7 120 (10.95%) Apache Cassandra
8 114 (10.40%) SQL Server
9 69 (6.30%) Relational Database
10 60 (5.47%) MySQL
11 57 (5.20%) QlikView
12 45 (4.11%) Data Mining
13 41 (3.74%) Impala
14 32 (2.92%) Neo4j
15 30 (2.74%) RDBMS
16 29 (2.65%) Oracle Database
17 28 (2.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 22 (2.01%) CouchDB
19 21 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
20 20 (1.82%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 95 (8.67%) Jenkins
2 64 (5.84%) Git (software)
3 43 (3.92%) JIRA
4 30 (2.74%) Cucumber
5 26 (2.37%) Maven
6 24 (2.19%) Hudson
7 19 (1.73%) Gradle
8 15 (1.37%) Sonatype Nexus
8 15 (1.37%) Subversion
8 15 (1.37%) Talend Open Studio
9 12 (1.09%) Ant
9 12 (1.09%) Selenium
9 12 (1.09%) Visual Studio
10 11 (1.00%) JUnit
10 11 (1.00%) WebDriver
11 9 (0.82%) Mockito
11 9 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (0.73%) IntelliJ
13 7 (0.64%) Spock
14 6 (0.55%) Eclipse
General
1 229 (20.89%) Finance
2 154 (14.05%) Banking
3 59 (5.38%) Retail
4 57 (5.20%) Marketing
5 46 (4.20%) Investment Banking
6 28 (2.55%) Front Office
7 22 (2.01%) Financial Institution
8 17 (1.55%) Telecoms
9 10 (0.91%) Law
9 10 (0.91%) Retail Banking
10 9 (0.82%) Back Office
10 9 (0.82%) Electronics
10 9 (0.82%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.64%) Advertising
11 7 (0.64%) Publishing
12 5 (0.46%) Corporate Banking
12 5 (0.46%) Games
12 5 (0.46%) International Banking
13 4 (0.36%) Legal
14 1 (0.091%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 426 (38.87%) Developer
2 176 (16.06%) Architect
3 175 (15.97%) Big Data Developer
4 130 (11.86%) Hadoop Developer
5 124 (11.31%) Java Developer
6 116 (10.58%) Data Engineer
7 110 (10.04%) Data Architect
8 92 (8.39%) Big Data Engineer
9 90 (8.21%) Scala Developer
10 86 (7.85%) Hadoop Engineer
11 80 (7.30%) Big Data Architect
12 74 (6.75%) Analyst
13 64 (5.84%) Consultant
14 60 (5.47%) Senior Developer
15 49 (4.47%) Data Scientist
16 48 (4.38%) Apache Spark Developer
17 43 (3.92%) SQL Developer
18 40 (3.65%) Data Consultant
19 37 (3.38%) Hadoop Architect
20 34 (3.10%) Big Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (10.58%) Kafka
2 85 (7.76%) REST
3 74 (6.75%) HTML
4 67 (6.11%) Web Services
5 57 (5.20%) .NET
6 55 (5.02%) Spring
7 50 (4.56%) CSS
8 45 (4.11%) AngularJS
9 41 (3.74%) HTML5
10 36 (3.28%) Akka
10 36 (3.28%) RESTful
11 35 (3.19%) XML
12 33 (3.01%) spray
13 31 (2.83%) JSON
14 30 (2.74%) Dropwizard
15 29 (2.65%) jQuery
16 27 (2.46%) Play Framework
17 26 (2.37%) Hibernate
18 20 (1.82%) Node.js
19 16 (1.46%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 99 (9.03%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (6.11%) Visualisation
3 49 (4.47%) Algorithms
4 45 (4.11%) User Experience
5 40 (3.65%) Computer Science
6 30 (2.74%) Mathematics
7 24 (2.19%) Data Structures
8 20 (1.82%) Data Integration
9 19 (1.73%) Data Centre
9 19 (1.73%) Statistics
10 17 (1.55%) Management Information System
11 16 (1.46%) Biometrics
11 16 (1.46%) Market Risk
11 16 (1.46%) Performance Metrics
12 15 (1.37%) Fintech
13 13 (1.19%) CESG
13 13 (1.19%) Reference Data
14 11 (1.00%) Credit Risk
14 11 (1.00%) Grid Computing
15 10 (0.91%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 146 (13.32%) Linux
2 65 (5.93%) Unix
3 45 (4.11%) Windows
4 21 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (1.73%) Windows Server
6 8 (0.73%) CentOS
7 7 (0.64%) AIX
7 7 (0.64%) Apple iOS
7 7 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.55%) Solaris
8 6 (0.55%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.46%) Android
9 5 (0.46%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.091%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.091%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.091%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.091%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 351 (32.03%) Agile Software Development
2 267 (24.36%) Analytics
3 207 (18.89%) Business Intelligence
4 157 (14.32%) TDD
5 147 (13.41%) DevOps
6 146 (13.32%) Continuous Integration
7 143 (13.05%) Scrum
8 139 (12.68%) Open Source
9 132 (12.04%) Data Modelling
10 124 (11.31%) ETL
11 99 (9.03%) E-Commerce
12 87 (7.94%) Data Analytics
13 81 (7.39%) MapReduce
14 73 (6.66%) Machine Learning
15 69 (6.30%) Pair Programming
16 67 (6.11%) Data Architecture
17 66 (6.02%) Kanban
18 65 (5.93%) Data Analysis
19 61 (5.57%) Software Engineering
20 60 (5.47%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 427 (38.96%) Java
2 299 (27.28%) SQL
3 271 (24.73%) Scala
4 217 (19.80%) Python
5 98 (8.94%) R
6 72 (6.57%) JavaScript
7 60 (5.47%) C#
8 35 (3.19%) Ruby
9 32 (2.92%) PHP
10 28 (2.55%) Shell Script
11 27 (2.46%) Perl
12 26 (2.37%) MATLAB
13 22 (2.01%) PL/SQL
13 22 (2.01%) T-SQL
14 21 (1.92%) C++
15 20 (1.82%) Bash Shell
16 17 (1.55%) Groovy
17 14 (1.28%) C
17 14 (1.28%) VBA
18 13 (1.19%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 82 (7.48%) Degree
2 68 (6.20%) Security Cleared
3 42 (3.83%) SC Cleared
4 19 (1.73%) DV Cleared
5 16 (1.46%) PhD
6 11 (1.00%) SAS Certification
7 8 (0.73%) BPSS Clearance
8 7 (0.64%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.36%) PMP
10 3 (0.27%) CISSP
11 2 (0.18%) CISM
11 2 (0.18%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.18%) RHCE
11 2 (0.18%) RHCSA
12 1 (0.091%) ACCA
12 1 (0.091%) AWS Certification
12 1 (0.091%) CAPM
12 1 (0.091%) CISA
12 1 (0.091%) IISP
12 1 (0.091%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (5.93%) QA
2 31 (2.83%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.27%) Dublin Core
3 3 (0.27%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.091%) Basel II
5 1 (0.091%) Basel III
5 1 (0.091%) MiFID
5 1 (0.091%) Solvency II
System Software
1 85 (7.76%) HDFS
2 77 (7.03%) Docker
3 39 (3.56%) Apache Flume
4 19 (1.73%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 15 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (1.19%) Active Directory
7 7 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (0.36%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.36%) vCloud
10 2 (0.18%) Squid
10 2 (0.18%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.091%) Ceph
11 1 (0.091%) KVM
11 1 (0.091%) NFS
11 1 (0.091%) SRDF
11 1 (0.091%) vSphere
11 1 (0.091%) Xen
Systems Management
1 73 (6.66%) Puppet
2 64 (5.84%) Ansible
3 47 (4.29%) Opscode Chef
4 30 (2.74%) Ambari
5 27 (2.46%) Hadoop YARN
6 20 (1.82%) Oozie
7 14 (1.28%) Nagios
8 11 (1.00%) Mesos
9 10 (0.91%) ZABBIX
10 8 (0.73%) DBAmp
11 5 (0.46%) Ganglia
11 5 (0.46%) Kubernetes
11 5 (0.46%) SCCM
12 4 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
13 3 (0.27%) Control-M
13 3 (0.27%) Terraform
14 2 (0.18%) Consul
14 2 (0.18%) HP SiteScope
14 2 (0.18%) logstash
14 2 (0.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 129 (11.77%) Oracle
2 82 (7.48%) Cloudera
3 80 (7.30%) Tableau
4 58 (5.29%) Hortonworks
5 55 (5.02%) Microsoft
6 53 (4.84%) Teradata
7 40 (3.65%) IBM
8 30 (2.74%) Informatica
9 28 (2.55%) Splunk
10 22 (2.01%) SAP
11 20 (1.82%) Atlassian
12 19 (1.73%) VMware
13 18 (1.64%) Red Hat
14 16 (1.46%) Google
14 16 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
15 15 (1.37%) Talend
16 14 (1.28%) MapR
17 13 (1.19%) Cognos
18 12 (1.09%) Netezza
19 11 (1.00%) Ab Initio
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