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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 115 159 223
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +64
Contract jobs citing Big Data 476 341 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.98% 1.42% 0.88%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.40% 6.19% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 257 185
Average daily rate
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£550 £550 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £370 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £775 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £466 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.61% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £21.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +37.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.33 - £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
5669 5505 5745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 23.55% 22.96% 22.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4024 3686 3963
Average daily rate £450 £450 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 39 38
Average hourly rate £27.78 £27.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% +1.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.00 £16.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £53.00 £59.87
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.69%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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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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 +34 123 £575 +4.54% 60
Canary Wharf -2 9 £525 -4.54%
Croydon - 7 £325 - 1
Docklands, London -14 2 - -
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 479 (56.02%) Hadoop
2 334 (39.06%) Java
3 299 (34.97%) Agile Software Development
4 241 (28.19%) Finance
5 212 (24.80%) Apache Spark
6 197 (23.04%) Banking
7 185 (21.64%) Analytics
8 179 (20.94%) SQL
8 179 (20.94%) Scala
9 156 (18.25%) Apache Hive
10 127 (14.85%) Data Warehouse
11 125 (14.62%) Scrum
12 124 (14.50%) TDD
13 116 (13.57%) Data Modelling
14 113 (13.22%) Business Intelligence
15 112 (13.10%) HBase
16 110 (12.87%) Open Source
17 109 (12.75%) NoSQL
18 107 (12.51%) Oracle
19 104 (12.16%) Linux
19 104 (12.16%) Python
20 91 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
21 90 (10.53%) Investment Banking
22 87 (10.18%) MapReduce
23 85 (9.94%) HDFS
24 81 (9.47%) ETL
25 77 (9.01%) MongoDB
26 76 (8.89%) UNIX
27 74 (8.65%) DevOps
28 72 (8.42%) SQL Server

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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
1 212 (24.80%) Apache Spark
2 61 (7.13%) Apache Pig
2 61 (7.13%) Apache
3 44 (5.15%) Elasticsearch
4 32 (3.74%) Apache Solr
5 25 (2.92%) SAS
6 20 (2.34%) SharePoint
7 15 (1.75%) CMS
7 15 (1.75%) Oracle Coherence
7 15 (1.75%) Node.js
8 11 (1.29%) WebSphere
9 10 (1.17%) Confluence
10 9 (1.05%) JBoss
11 8 (0.94%) nginx
11 8 (0.94%) OpenStack
12 7 (0.82%) Mule
12 7 (0.82%) WebLogic
13 6 (0.70%) Tomcat
14 4 (0.47%) IIS
15 3 (0.35%) GemFire
Applications
1 32 (3.74%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.52%) SPSS
3 12 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (1.40%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.82%) MS Office
5 2 (0.23%) MS Project
5 2 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (0.70%) Oracle Financials
2 5 (0.58%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 5 (0.58%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 70 (8.19%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (2.34%) Cloud Computing
3 16 (1.87%) PaaS
4 14 (1.64%) SaaS
5 11 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (1.29%) IaaS
6 10 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
7 8 (0.94%) GitHub
8 2 (0.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.12%) Google Compute Engine
9 1 (0.12%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.57%) Internet
2 13 (1.52%) SAN
2 13 (1.52%) VLAN
3 12 (1.40%) Kerberos
4 11 (1.29%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (1.17%) Network Security
5 10 (1.17%) LDAP
6 9 (1.05%) SNMP
6 9 (1.05%) LAN
6 9 (1.05%) WAN
6 9 (1.05%) SMTP
6 9 (1.05%) VPN
6 9 (1.05%) SSL
6 9 (1.05%) Firewall
6 9 (1.05%) AMQP
6 9 (1.05%) Unified Communications
6 9 (1.05%) Converged Networks
7 8 (0.94%) Fibre Channel
7 8 (0.94%) NetScaler
7 8 (0.94%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 479 (56.02%) Hadoop
2 156 (18.25%) Apache Hive
3 127 (14.85%) Data Warehouse
4 112 (13.10%) HBase
5 109 (12.75%) NoSQL
6 77 (9.01%) MongoDB
7 72 (8.42%) SQL Server
8 70 (8.19%) Impala
9 58 (6.78%) Apache Cassandra
10 51 (5.96%) Relational Database
11 35 (4.09%) RDBMS
11 35 (4.09%) QlikView
12 31 (3.63%) MySQL
13 27 (3.16%) Oracle Database
14 26 (3.04%) Data Mining
14 26 (3.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 24 (2.81%) BusinessObjects
16 22 (2.57%) Sqoop
17 18 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
18 16 (1.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 32 (3.74%) Git (software)
2 27 (3.16%) JIRA
3 22 (2.57%) Subversion
4 19 (2.22%) Jenkins
5 17 (1.99%) Maven
6 15 (1.75%) Gradle
7 12 (1.40%) JUnit
8 11 (1.29%) TeamCity
9 10 (1.17%) Mercurial
9 10 (1.17%) Visual Studio
10 7 (0.82%) Ant
10 7 (0.82%) Cucumber
10 7 (0.82%) Hudson
11 6 (0.70%) Eclipse
11 6 (0.70%) SonarQube
12 5 (0.58%) Talend Open Studio
13 4 (0.47%) ANTLR
13 4 (0.47%) SpecFlow
13 4 (0.47%) Selenium
14 3 (0.35%) Log4j
General
1 241 (28.19%) Finance
2 197 (23.04%) Banking
3 90 (10.53%) Investment Banking
4 38 (4.44%) Retail
5 28 (3.27%) Marketing
6 20 (2.34%) Publishing
6 20 (2.34%) Front Office
7 15 (1.75%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.17%) Advertising
9 9 (1.05%) Games
10 8 (0.94%) Legal
11 5 (0.58%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.58%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.47%) Back Office
13 2 (0.23%) Electronics
13 2 (0.23%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.23%) Law
13 2 (0.23%) German Language
14 1 (0.12%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.12%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 347 (40.58%) Developer
2 154 (18.01%) Architect
3 100 (11.70%) Java Developer
4 90 (10.53%) Analyst
5 72 (8.42%) Hadoop Developer
6 62 (7.25%) Senior Developer
7 57 (6.67%) Data Architect
8 45 (5.26%) Big Data Developer
9 41 (4.80%) Project Manager
9 41 (4.80%) Business Analyst
10 37 (4.33%) Scala Developer
11 36 (4.21%) Technical Architect
12 35 (4.09%) Data Scientist
13 34 (3.98%) Consultant
14 33 (3.86%) Data Analyst
15 31 (3.63%) Big Data Architect
16 22 (2.57%) Big Data Consultant
16 22 (2.57%) Data Consultant
17 20 (2.34%) Solutions Architect
18 19 (2.22%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (6.90%) Web Services
2 58 (6.78%) Kafka
3 52 (6.08%) Spring
4 48 (5.61%) HTML
5 47 (5.50%) RESTful
6 40 (4.68%) HTML5
6 40 (4.68%) REST
7 39 (4.56%) JSON
8 38 (4.44%) Akka
9 32 (3.74%) .NET
10 29 (3.39%) J2EE
10 29 (3.39%) Hibernate
11 26 (3.04%) XML
12 24 (2.81%) Lucene
12 24 (2.81%) AngularJS
13 22 (2.57%) Apache Avro
13 22 (2.57%) CSS
14 20 (2.34%) JMS
15 17 (1.99%) Ajax
15 17 (1.99%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 91 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (7.02%) Visualisation
3 46 (5.38%) Algorithms
4 38 (4.44%) Credit Risk
5 33 (3.86%) Statistics
6 31 (3.63%) Computer Science
7 25 (2.92%) Market Risk
8 24 (2.81%) Data Structures
9 20 (2.34%) Data Integration
10 19 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 16 (1.87%) Management Information System
12 15 (1.75%) Mobile App
13 14 (1.64%) User Experience
14 13 (1.52%) Mathematics
15 12 (1.40%) Replication
15 12 (1.40%) Derivative
15 12 (1.40%) Data Centre
16 11 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
17 10 (1.17%) Fixed Income
17 10 (1.17%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 104 (12.16%) Linux
2 76 (8.89%) UNIX
3 30 (3.51%) Windows
4 12 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (0.82%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.58%) Data ONTAP
6 5 (0.58%) Android
7 4 (0.47%) CentOS
7 4 (0.47%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.23%) Solaris
8 2 (0.23%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.12%) Debian
9 1 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.12%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 299 (34.97%) Agile Software Development
2 185 (21.64%) Analytics
3 125 (14.62%) Scrum
4 124 (14.50%) TDD
5 116 (13.57%) Data Modelling
6 113 (13.22%) Business Intelligence
7 110 (12.87%) Open Source
8 87 (10.18%) MapReduce
9 81 (9.47%) ETL
10 74 (8.65%) DevOps
11 65 (7.60%) Continuous Integration
12 64 (7.49%) Data Architecture
13 58 (6.78%) BDD
14 47 (5.50%) OO
15 46 (5.38%) Data Analysis
16 45 (5.26%) Data Analytics
17 44 (5.15%) Software Engineering
18 42 (4.91%) Multithreading
19 41 (4.80%) Data Management
19 41 (4.80%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 334 (39.06%) Java
2 179 (20.94%) SQL
2 179 (20.94%) Scala
3 104 (12.16%) Python
4 59 (6.90%) R
5 57 (6.67%) JavaScript
6 41 (4.80%) C#
7 31 (3.63%) C++
8 29 (3.39%) T-SQL
9 28 (3.27%) Ruby
10 24 (2.81%) PHP
11 23 (2.69%) Bash Shell
12 19 (2.22%) Shell Script
13 14 (1.64%) Perl
13 14 (1.64%) C
14 10 (1.17%) MATLAB
15 9 (1.05%) Groovy
16 8 (0.94%) Clojure
17 7 (0.82%) F#
17 7 (0.82%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 61 (7.13%) Degree
2 23 (2.69%) Security Cleared
3 16 (1.87%) CISM
3 16 (1.87%) CISSP
4 12 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (1.40%) DV Cleared
5 8 (0.94%) PhD
5 8 (0.94%) CCNA
6 7 (0.82%) PMI Certification
6 7 (0.82%) CCNP
6 7 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.58%) IBM Certification
7 5 (0.58%) ISEB
7 5 (0.58%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (0.58%) Microsoft Certified Master
7 5 (0.58%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 4 (0.47%) VCAP
8 4 (0.47%) CCSA
8 4 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (0.47%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (2.69%) QA
2 9 (1.05%) Data Quality
3 8 (0.94%) PCI DSS
3 8 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.82%) Dodd-Frank
5 5 (0.58%) Basel II
6 3 (0.35%) COBIT
6 3 (0.35%) Basel III
6 3 (0.35%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.23%) SLA
System Software
1 85 (9.94%) HDFS
2 34 (3.98%) Apache Flume
3 22 (2.57%) Docker
4 18 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (1.52%) Hyper-V
6 11 (1.29%) Active Directory
7 10 (1.17%) NFS
8 9 (1.05%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 9 (1.05%) vCloud
9 8 (0.94%) vSphere
10 5 (0.58%) SRDF
10 5 (0.58%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 4 (0.47%) XenServer
12 3 (0.35%) KVM
13 1 (0.12%) GPFS
13 1 (0.12%) Platform Symphony
13 1 (0.12%) Firmware
13 1 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.12%) Varnish
13 1 (0.12%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 31 (3.63%) Oozie
2 29 (3.39%) Puppet
3 25 (2.92%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (1.99%) Mesos
5 15 (1.75%) Ansible
6 12 (1.40%) Hadoop YARN
7 10 (1.17%) Vagrant
8 8 (0.94%) Ambari
8 8 (0.94%) Salt
9 6 (0.70%) NetBackup
10 5 (0.58%) EMC VPLEX
10 5 (0.58%) SnapMirror
10 5 (0.58%) SnapVault
11 4 (0.47%) FreeIPA
12 3 (0.35%) BladeLogic
12 3 (0.35%) SELinux
12 3 (0.35%) logstash
13 2 (0.23%) SCCM
13 2 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 2 (0.23%) Nagios
Vendors
1 107 (12.51%) Oracle
2 64 (7.49%) Microsoft
3 55 (6.43%) Cloudera
4 32 (3.74%) Tableau
5 24 (2.81%) Teradata
6 22 (2.57%) Red Hat
7 21 (2.46%) HP
8 20 (2.34%) IBM
9 19 (2.22%) Google
10 18 (2.11%) VMware
11 17 (1.99%) Cisco
12 15 (1.75%) Vertica
13 14 (1.64%) Netezza
13 14 (1.64%) Dell
14 13 (1.52%) NetApp
14 13 (1.52%) Brocade
14 13 (1.52%) Splunk
15 12 (1.40%) SAP
16 11 (1.29%) Alteryx
16 11 (1.29%) Atlassian
London
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: Up to £685 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Up to £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £480.00 - £520.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £250 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £495.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Market related
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £600 - £675 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £700 per day + market rate
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Rate: £28k - 32k per year
Posted: 12 days ago