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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Big Data
England / London
Rank 43 90 110
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +20
Contract jobs citing Big Data 914 558 429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.70% 2.66% 2.03%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 19.20% 11.04% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 622 411 322
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 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £675 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £473 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.82% -0.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £100.00 £22.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+344.44% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £46.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +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
4761 5053 4995
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 24.49% 24.06% 23.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3408 3653 3561
Median daily rate £500 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 28 32
Median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +23.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.12 £17.75 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +43 156 £550 +4.76% 60
Croydon - 14 £488 -
Canary Wharf -4 8 £575 +27.77%
Docklands, London - 5 £600 -
Westminster - 2 - -
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 1055 (60.35%) Hadoop
2 737 (42.16%) Java
3 700 (40.05%) Apache Spark
4 669 (38.27%) Agile Software Development
5 557 (31.86%) Python
6 504 (28.83%) Scala
7 446 (25.51%) SQL
8 416 (23.80%) Finance
9 415 (23.74%) Apache Hive
10 378 (21.62%) Analytics
11 365 (20.88%) DevOps
12 342 (19.57%) Banking
13 315 (18.02%) Linux
14 299 (17.11%) Kafka
15 291 (16.65%) Scrum
16 265 (15.16%) Business Intelligence
16 265 (15.16%) NoSQL
17 261 (14.93%) Amazon AWS
18 251 (14.36%) ETL
19 236 (13.50%) Data Warehouse
20 226 (12.93%) Continuous Integration
20 226 (12.93%) TDD
21 222 (12.70%) R
22 200 (11.44%) HBase
23 198 (11.33%) HDFS
24 197 (11.27%) MongoDB
25 192 (10.98%) MapReduce
26 187 (10.70%) Relational Database
27 186 (10.64%) Machine Learning
28 181 (10.35%) Apache Cassandra

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
1 700 (40.05%) Apache Spark
2 171 (9.78%) Apache Pig
3 109 (6.24%) Apache
4 97 (5.55%) Elasticsearch
5 52 (2.97%) SAS
6 47 (2.69%) Confluence
7 41 (2.35%) Apache Solr
8 20 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 13 (0.74%) Jupyter
9 13 (0.74%) Oracle Coherence
9 13 (0.74%) WebSphere
10 12 (0.69%) SharePoint
11 8 (0.46%) Tomcat
12 6 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (0.29%) OpenStack
14 4 (0.23%) nginx
15 3 (0.17%) Apache Airflow
15 3 (0.17%) JBoss
16 2 (0.11%) CMS
16 2 (0.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 32 (1.83%) MS Excel
2 12 (0.69%) SPSS
3 8 (0.46%) MS Office
3 8 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (0.46%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.17%) MS Project
6 1 (0.057%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.057%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.057%) EViews
6 1 (0.057%) InVision
6 1 (0.057%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.057%) Stata
6 1 (0.057%) Weka
Business Applications
1 9 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.40%) Unica
3 3 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.17%) Sprinklr
4 2 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.057%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 1 (0.057%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.057%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.057%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.057%) FastStats
5 1 (0.057%) HFM
5 1 (0.057%) Loan IQ
5 1 (0.057%) RMDS
5 1 (0.057%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.057%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.057%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 261 (14.93%) Amazon AWS
2 72 (4.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 44 (2.52%) Amazon EMR
4 43 (2.46%) GitHub
5 42 (2.40%) Cloud Computing
6 37 (2.12%) Amazon S3
7 35 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
8 29 (1.66%) Amazon Kinesis
9 24 (1.37%) SaaS
10 15 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
11 13 (0.74%) Google Analytics
12 12 (0.69%) PaaS
13 10 (0.57%) IBM Cloud
14 9 (0.51%) Adobe Analytics
15 8 (0.46%) AWS Lambda
15 8 (0.46%) Azure Machine Learning
15 8 (0.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 7 (0.40%) Amazon ELB
17 6 (0.34%) Heroku
17 6 (0.34%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 40 (2.29%) Kerberos
2 29 (1.66%) HTTP
3 21 (1.20%) Firewall
4 18 (1.03%) Internet
4 18 (1.03%) LDAP
5 14 (0.80%) TCP/IP
6 12 (0.69%) Network Security
7 9 (0.51%) FTP
8 4 (0.23%) VoIP
9 3 (0.17%) DNS
9 3 (0.17%) LAN
9 3 (0.17%) WAN
10 2 (0.11%) AMQP
10 2 (0.11%) SAN
10 2 (0.11%) SNA
11 1 (0.057%) DHCP
11 1 (0.057%) FCoE
11 1 (0.057%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (0.057%) iSCSI
11 1 (0.057%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1055 (60.35%) Hadoop
2 415 (23.74%) Apache Hive
3 265 (15.16%) NoSQL
4 236 (13.50%) Data Warehouse
5 200 (11.44%) HBase
6 197 (11.27%) MongoDB
7 187 (10.70%) Relational Database
8 181 (10.35%) Apache Cassandra
9 123 (7.04%) SQL Server
10 102 (5.84%) PostgreSQL
11 101 (5.78%) Sqoop
12 92 (5.26%) QlikView
13 75 (4.29%) RDBMS
14 74 (4.23%) Data Lake
15 72 (4.12%) Impala
16 63 (3.60%) MySQL
17 61 (3.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 43 (2.46%) Amazon Redshift
19 37 (2.12%) Oracle Database
20 34 (1.95%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 174 (9.95%) Git (software)
2 147 (8.41%) Jenkins
3 125 (7.15%) JIRA
4 89 (5.09%) Maven
5 47 (2.69%) Gradle
6 43 (2.46%) JUnit
7 40 (2.29%) Selenium
8 38 (2.17%) Talend Open Studio
9 34 (1.95%) Cucumber
9 34 (1.95%) Mockito
10 29 (1.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 28 (1.60%) TeamCity
12 19 (1.09%) Sonatype Nexus
12 19 (1.09%) Vagrant
13 16 (0.92%) IntelliJ
13 16 (0.92%) Subversion
14 15 (0.86%) Ant
14 15 (0.86%) ClearCase
15 14 (0.80%) Hudson
15 14 (0.80%) Spock
General
1 416 (23.80%) Finance
2 342 (19.57%) Banking
3 131 (7.49%) Investment Banking
4 126 (7.21%) Marketing
5 88 (5.03%) Front Office
6 80 (4.58%) Retail
7 32 (1.83%) Telecoms
8 22 (1.26%) Corporate Banking
9 20 (1.14%) Legal
10 19 (1.09%) Retail Banking
11 16 (0.92%) Games
12 15 (0.86%) Financial Institution
13 9 (0.51%) Publishing
14 8 (0.46%) Electronics
14 8 (0.46%) Manufacturing
15 6 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.23%) Aerospace
17 3 (0.17%) Back Office
17 3 (0.17%) Law
17 3 (0.17%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 615 (35.18%) Developer
2 273 (15.62%) Architect
3 272 (15.56%) Java Developer
4 261 (14.93%) Data Engineer
5 237 (13.56%) Big Data Engineer
6 234 (13.39%) Big Data Developer
7 179 (10.24%) Data Architect
8 147 (8.41%) DevOps Engineer
9 126 (7.21%) Big Data Architect
10 117 (6.69%) Scala Developer
11 106 (6.06%) Analyst
12 102 (5.84%) Hadoop Developer
13 100 (5.72%) Hadoop Engineer
14 97 (5.55%) Senior Developer
15 76 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
16 72 (4.12%) Data Scientist
17 69 (3.95%) Apache Spark Developer
18 68 (3.89%) Consultant
19 55 (3.15%) Administrator
20 52 (2.97%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 299 (17.11%) Kafka
2 152 (8.70%) REST
2 152 (8.70%) Web Services
3 127 (7.27%) HTML
4 113 (6.46%) AngularJS
5 109 (6.24%) Spring
6 89 (5.09%) HTML5
7 86 (4.92%) Akka
8 82 (4.69%) CSS
9 75 (4.29%) JSON
10 73 (4.18%) Node.js
11 65 (3.72%) XML
12 60 (3.43%) .NET
13 59 (3.38%) SOAP
14 55 (3.15%) Spark Streaming
15 50 (2.86%) JMS
16 45 (2.57%) D3.js
17 40 (2.29%) jQuery
18 35 (2.00%) Spring MVC
19 34 (1.95%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 176 (10.07%) Analytical Skills
2 136 (7.78%) Visualisation
3 100 (5.72%) Algorithms
4 99 (5.66%) Statistics
5 95 (5.43%) Data Integration
6 85 (4.86%) Computer Science
7 79 (4.52%) Credit Risk
8 66 (3.78%) Mathematics
9 55 (3.15%) Management Information System
10 50 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 38 (2.17%) Equities
11 38 (2.17%) User Experience
12 25 (1.43%) Market Risk
13 24 (1.37%) Data Structures
14 21 (1.20%) Derivative
14 21 (1.20%) Fintech
15 19 (1.09%) Grid Computing
16 18 (1.03%) Data Centre
17 17 (0.97%) Artificial Intelligence
17 17 (0.97%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 315 (18.02%) Linux
2 159 (9.10%) Unix
3 63 (3.60%) Windows
4 43 (2.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (0.69%) AIX
5 12 (0.69%) CentOS
6 11 (0.63%) Solaris
7 8 (0.46%) HPUX
8 7 (0.40%) Android
8 7 (0.40%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.29%) Windows Server
10 4 (0.23%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.057%) Debian
12 1 (0.057%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.057%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 669 (38.27%) Agile Software Development
2 378 (21.62%) Analytics
3 365 (20.88%) DevOps
4 291 (16.65%) Scrum
5 265 (15.16%) Business Intelligence
6 251 (14.36%) ETL
7 226 (12.93%) Continuous Integration
7 226 (12.93%) TDD
8 192 (10.98%) MapReduce
9 186 (10.64%) Machine Learning
10 178 (10.18%) Data Modelling
11 177 (10.13%) Open Source
12 128 (7.32%) Microservices
13 127 (7.27%) Software Engineering
14 123 (7.04%) Data Analytics
15 122 (6.98%) BDD
16 103 (5.89%) Data Architecture
17 97 (5.55%) Stakeholder Management
18 94 (5.38%) Data Analysis
19 93 (5.32%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 737 (42.16%) Java
2 557 (31.86%) Python
3 504 (28.83%) Scala
4 446 (25.51%) SQL
5 222 (12.70%) R
6 174 (9.95%) JavaScript
7 100 (5.72%) Bash Shell
8 83 (4.75%) Shell Script
9 81 (4.63%) C#
10 78 (4.46%) Perl
11 61 (3.49%) C++
12 50 (2.86%) Ruby
13 43 (2.46%) T-SQL
14 36 (2.06%) C
15 24 (1.37%) PHP
16 21 (1.20%) MATLAB
17 20 (1.14%) Go
18 18 (1.03%) PL/SQL
19 16 (0.92%) Korn
20 15 (0.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 161 (9.21%) Degree
2 121 (6.92%) Security Cleared
3 73 (4.18%) SC Cleared
4 57 (3.26%) DV Cleared
5 47 (2.69%) PhD
6 36 (2.06%) BPSS Clearance
7 8 (0.46%) BC Cleared
8 6 (0.34%) AWS Certification
8 6 (0.34%) PMP
9 4 (0.23%) CISSP
10 3 (0.17%) ACCA
10 3 (0.17%) CISM
11 2 (0.11%) ISSAP
11 2 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.11%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.11%) RHCE
11 2 (0.11%) RHCSA
12 1 (0.057%) CFA
12 1 (0.057%) CISMP
12 1 (0.057%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (4.29%) QA
2 60 (3.43%) Data Quality
3 13 (0.74%) FATCA
4 10 (0.57%) MiFID
5 8 (0.46%) ISO20022
6 6 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
8 3 (0.17%) EMIR
8 3 (0.17%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.17%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.057%) GCP
9 1 (0.057%) GDPR
System Software
1 198 (11.33%) HDFS
2 137 (7.84%) Docker
3 84 (4.81%) Apache Flume
4 38 (2.17%) vCloud
5 36 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
6 28 (1.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 14 (0.80%) Active Directory
8 6 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.11%) KVM
10 2 (0.11%) NFS
11 1 (0.057%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.057%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 148 (8.47%) Puppet
2 111 (6.35%) Ansible
3 102 (5.84%) Hadoop YARN
4 93 (5.32%) Opscode Chef
5 65 (3.72%) Oozie
6 36 (2.06%) Terraform
7 35 (2.00%) Mesos
8 29 (1.66%) Kibana
9 25 (1.43%) Ambari
10 19 (1.09%) Kubernetes
11 17 (0.97%) MOM
12 14 (0.80%) logstash
13 11 (0.63%) Salt
14 10 (0.57%) Nagios
15 9 (0.51%) Marathon
15 9 (0.51%) Rsyslog
16 7 (0.40%) Grafana
17 6 (0.34%) Graphite
18 4 (0.23%) ArcSight ESM
18 4 (0.23%) Packer
Vendors
1 171 (9.78%) Oracle
2 144 (8.24%) Hortonworks
3 120 (6.86%) Cloudera
4 104 (5.95%) Tableau
5 72 (4.12%) Teradata
6 60 (3.43%) Microsoft
7 50 (2.86%) Red Hat
8 48 (2.75%) VMware
9 45 (2.57%) IBM
10 41 (2.35%) MuleSoft
11 40 (2.29%) Splunk
12 39 (2.23%) Informatica
13 38 (2.17%) Talend
14 36 (2.06%) Google
14 36 (2.06%) SAP
15 34 (1.95%) Atlassian
16 29 (1.66%) Sybase
17 24 (1.37%) Cognos
18 23 (1.32%) Vertica
19 21 (1.20%) Solace
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