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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 92 145 176
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +31
Contract jobs citing Big Data 581 390 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.62% 1.65% 1.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.66% 6.98% 5.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 294 214
Median daily rate £550 £550 £550
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £700 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £463 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.65 - £20.50
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
4984 5585 5372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.49% 23.67% 23.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3610 3893 3666
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £303 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £593
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 55 35
Median hourly rate £29.88 £25.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.52% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £16.50 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £53.59 £125.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+8.77% +14.00%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +8 91 £525 -8.69% 47
Feltham - 5 £572 -
Croydon -15 4 £450 - 1
Canary Wharf +4 2 £375 -34.78%
Romford - 2 £390 -
Westminster - 1 £375 -
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 703 (59.63%) Hadoop
2 458 (38.85%) Java
3 391 (33.16%) Apache Spark
4 374 (31.72%) Agile Software Development
5 324 (27.48%) SQL
6 296 (25.11%) Scala
7 291 (24.68%) Apache Hive
8 285 (24.17%) Analytics
9 254 (21.54%) Finance
10 235 (19.93%) Business Intelligence
11 234 (19.85%) Python
12 188 (15.95%) NoSQL
13 171 (14.50%) DevOps
14 169 (14.33%) Banking
15 168 (14.25%) TDD
16 167 (14.16%) Linux
17 156 (13.23%) Scrum
18 151 (12.81%) Data Warehouse
18 151 (12.81%) Continuous Integration
19 150 (12.72%) MongoDB
20 145 (12.30%) Open Source
21 144 (12.21%) HBase
21 144 (12.21%) ETL
22 141 (11.96%) Data Modelling
23 135 (11.45%) Oracle
24 130 (11.03%) Apache Pig
25 129 (10.94%) Kafka
26 126 (10.69%) SQL Server
27 121 (10.26%) Apache Cassandra
28 119 (10.09%) 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
1 391 (33.16%) Apache Spark
2 130 (11.03%) Apache Pig
3 88 (7.46%) Apache
4 59 (5.00%) SAS
5 21 (1.78%) Elasticsearch
6 14 (1.19%) Oracle Coherence
7 13 (1.10%) Tomcat
8 10 (0.85%) Apache Solr
9 9 (0.76%) Confluence
10 8 (0.68%) ArcGIS
10 8 (0.68%) CMS
10 8 (0.68%) nginx
10 8 (0.68%) WebSphere
11 6 (0.51%) Mule
12 5 (0.42%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 5 (0.42%) Oracle Service Bus
12 5 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 3 (0.25%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.25%) WordPress
14 2 (0.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 33 (2.80%) SPSS
2 27 (2.29%) MS Excel
3 13 (1.10%) Stata
4 6 (0.51%) MS Office
4 6 (0.51%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.25%) InVision
7 2 (0.17%) MS Project
7 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
1 13 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.76%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 4 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.17%) Revive Adserver
5 1 (0.085%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.085%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (0.085%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.085%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.085%) Siebel Analytics
5 1 (0.085%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 119 (10.09%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (4.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (2.71%) GitHub
4 24 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
5 17 (1.44%) Amazon S3
6 15 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
6 15 (1.27%) Amazon EMR
7 10 (0.85%) IaaS
7 10 (0.85%) SaaS
8 7 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (0.59%) PaaS
9 3 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 3 (0.25%) CloudFront
10 2 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.17%) IBM PureFlex
11 1 (0.085%) Adobe Analytics
11 1 (0.085%) AWS OpsWorks
11 1 (0.085%) Azure Machine Learning
11 1 (0.085%) Data Lake Analytics
11 1 (0.085%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 29 (2.46%) HTTP
2 12 (1.02%) Internet
3 8 (0.68%) Remote Desktop
3 8 (0.68%) TCP/IP
4 6 (0.51%) DNS
4 6 (0.51%) Firewall
4 6 (0.51%) Kerberos
5 4 (0.34%) Network Security
6 2 (0.17%) FTP
6 2 (0.17%) LAN
6 2 (0.17%) LDAP
6 2 (0.17%) SAN
6 2 (0.17%) WAN
7 1 (0.085%) Intranet
7 1 (0.085%) NAS
7 1 (0.085%) SNA
7 1 (0.085%) SSL
7 1 (0.085%) VoIP
7 1 (0.085%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.085%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 703 (59.63%) Hadoop
2 291 (24.68%) Apache Hive
3 188 (15.95%) NoSQL
4 151 (12.81%) Data Warehouse
5 150 (12.72%) MongoDB
6 144 (12.21%) HBase
7 126 (10.69%) SQL Server
8 121 (10.26%) Apache Cassandra
9 81 (6.87%) Relational Database
10 72 (6.11%) QlikView
11 64 (5.43%) MySQL
12 45 (3.82%) Impala
13 38 (3.22%) Data Mining
14 35 (2.97%) Neo4j
15 30 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 29 (2.46%) PostgreSQL
16 29 (2.46%) RDBMS
17 27 (2.29%) Sqoop
18 23 (1.95%) Oracle Database
19 22 (1.87%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 101 (8.57%) Jenkins
2 71 (6.02%) Git (software)
3 48 (4.07%) JIRA
4 29 (2.46%) Cucumber
5 28 (2.37%) Maven
6 23 (1.95%) Hudson
7 22 (1.87%) Gradle
8 17 (1.44%) Subversion
9 16 (1.36%) Sonatype Nexus
10 15 (1.27%) Ant
11 13 (1.10%) Selenium
12 11 (0.93%) JUnit
12 11 (0.93%) Talend Open Studio
12 11 (0.93%) WebDriver
13 10 (0.85%) IntelliJ
14 8 (0.68%) JBehave
15 7 (0.59%) Spock
15 7 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
15 7 (0.59%) TeamCity
15 7 (0.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 254 (21.54%) Finance
2 169 (14.33%) Banking
3 67 (5.68%) Retail
4 66 (5.60%) Marketing
5 57 (4.83%) Investment Banking
6 33 (2.80%) Front Office
7 29 (2.46%) Financial Institution
8 19 (1.61%) Telecoms
9 12 (1.02%) Electronics
9 12 (1.02%) Manufacturing
10 10 (0.85%) Law
11 9 (0.76%) Back Office
11 9 (0.76%) Retail Banking
12 8 (0.68%) Legal
13 6 (0.51%) Games
13 6 (0.51%) Publishing
14 5 (0.42%) Corporate Banking
14 5 (0.42%) International Banking
15 4 (0.34%) Advertising
16 1 (0.085%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 449 (38.08%) Developer
2 191 (16.20%) Architect
3 181 (15.35%) Big Data Developer
4 144 (12.21%) Java Developer
5 132 (11.20%) Hadoop Developer
6 123 (10.43%) Data Engineer
7 120 (10.18%) Data Architect
8 98 (8.31%) Big Data Engineer
9 97 (8.23%) Scala Developer
10 94 (7.97%) Hadoop Engineer
11 88 (7.46%) Big Data Architect
12 87 (7.38%) Analyst
13 77 (6.53%) Consultant
14 66 (5.60%) Senior Developer
15 59 (5.00%) Data Scientist
16 50 (4.24%) Apache Spark Developer
17 48 (4.07%) Data Consultant
18 42 (3.56%) SQL Developer
19 41 (3.48%) Big Data Consultant
19 41 (3.48%) Hadoop Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (10.94%) Kafka
2 100 (8.48%) REST
3 76 (6.45%) HTML
4 75 (6.36%) Web Services
5 59 (5.00%) Spring
6 58 (4.92%) .NET
7 53 (4.50%) CSS
8 51 (4.33%) AngularJS
9 43 (3.65%) HTML5
10 42 (3.56%) Akka
11 36 (3.05%) RESTful
12 34 (2.88%) spray
12 34 (2.88%) XML
13 32 (2.71%) Dropwizard
14 31 (2.63%) jQuery
14 31 (2.63%) Play Framework
15 25 (2.12%) Node.js
16 23 (1.95%) Hibernate
17 21 (1.78%) JSON
18 20 (1.70%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 107 (9.08%) Analytical Skills
2 89 (7.55%) Visualisation
3 52 (4.41%) Computer Science
3 52 (4.41%) User Experience
4 50 (4.24%) Algorithms
5 36 (3.05%) Mathematics
6 32 (2.71%) Data Integration
7 28 (2.37%) Statistics
8 24 (2.04%) Data Centre
9 21 (1.78%) Data Structures
9 21 (1.78%) Management Information System
10 20 (1.70%) Credit Risk
11 19 (1.61%) Fintech
11 19 (1.61%) Performance Metrics
12 16 (1.36%) Biometrics
12 16 (1.36%) Reference Data
13 13 (1.10%) CESG
13 13 (1.10%) Market Risk
14 12 (1.02%) Artificial Intelligence
15 10 (0.85%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 167 (14.16%) Linux
2 69 (5.85%) Unix
3 51 (4.33%) Windows
4 24 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (1.78%) Windows Server
6 15 (1.27%) Ubuntu
7 11 (0.93%) AIX
8 9 (0.76%) Solaris
9 7 (0.59%) Apple iOS
9 7 (0.59%) CentOS
9 7 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.51%) Oracle Linux
11 5 (0.42%) Android
11 5 (0.42%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.085%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.085%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.085%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.085%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 374 (31.72%) Agile Software Development
2 285 (24.17%) Analytics
3 235 (19.93%) Business Intelligence
4 171 (14.50%) DevOps
5 168 (14.25%) TDD
6 156 (13.23%) Scrum
7 151 (12.81%) Continuous Integration
8 145 (12.30%) Open Source
9 144 (12.21%) ETL
10 141 (11.96%) Data Modelling
11 99 (8.40%) E-Commerce
12 93 (7.89%) Data Analytics
12 93 (7.89%) Machine Learning
13 88 (7.46%) MapReduce
14 73 (6.19%) Software Engineering
15 71 (6.02%) Pair Programming
16 70 (5.94%) Data Architecture
17 64 (5.43%) Kanban
17 64 (5.43%) Stakeholder Management
18 62 (5.26%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 458 (38.85%) Java
2 324 (27.48%) SQL
3 296 (25.11%) Scala
4 234 (19.85%) Python
5 106 (8.99%) R
6 76 (6.45%) JavaScript
7 60 (5.09%) C#
8 40 (3.39%) Ruby
9 32 (2.71%) PHP
9 32 (2.71%) Shell Script
10 30 (2.54%) Perl
11 26 (2.21%) MATLAB
11 26 (2.21%) PL/SQL
12 23 (1.95%) T-SQL
13 22 (1.87%) Bash Shell
14 19 (1.61%) C++
15 18 (1.53%) Groovy
16 16 (1.36%) C
17 15 (1.27%) SPARQL
18 14 (1.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 80 (6.79%) Security Cleared
2 76 (6.45%) Degree
3 48 (4.07%) SC Cleared
4 26 (2.21%) PhD
5 23 (1.95%) DV Cleared
6 11 (0.93%) SAS Certification
7 8 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.25%) CISSP
8 3 (0.25%) PMP
9 2 (0.17%) ACCA
9 2 (0.17%) CISM
9 2 (0.17%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.17%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.17%) RHCE
9 2 (0.17%) RHCSA
10 1 (0.085%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.085%) CAPM
10 1 (0.085%) CISA
10 1 (0.085%) IISP
10 1 (0.085%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (5.43%) QA
2 35 (2.97%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.51%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.25%) GCP
5 1 (0.085%) Basel II
5 1 (0.085%) Basel III
5 1 (0.085%) MiFID
5 1 (0.085%) Solvency II
System Software
1 92 (7.80%) Docker
2 88 (7.46%) HDFS
3 43 (3.65%) Apache Flume
4 24 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
5 20 (1.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 18 (1.53%) Active Directory
7 11 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
8 8 (0.68%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.34%) vCloud
9 4 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.25%) vSphere
11 2 (0.17%) Ceph
11 2 (0.17%) Squid
11 2 (0.17%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.085%) KVM
12 1 (0.085%) NFS
12 1 (0.085%) Platform Symphony
12 1 (0.085%) SRDF
12 1 (0.085%) Xen
Systems Management
1 80 (6.79%) Puppet
2 76 (6.45%) Ansible
3 54 (4.58%) Opscode Chef
4 32 (2.71%) Hadoop YARN
5 31 (2.63%) Ambari
6 18 (1.53%) Oozie
7 14 (1.19%) Nagios
8 13 (1.10%) Mesos
9 10 (0.85%) ZABBIX
10 9 (0.76%) Kubernetes
11 8 (0.68%) DBAmp
12 6 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
13 5 (0.42%) Control-M
13 5 (0.42%) Ganglia
13 5 (0.42%) Terraform
14 3 (0.25%) logstash
14 3 (0.25%) SCCM
15 2 (0.17%) CFEngine
15 2 (0.17%) HP SiteScope
15 2 (0.17%) Kibana
Vendors
1 135 (11.45%) Oracle
2 96 (8.14%) Tableau
3 88 (7.46%) Cloudera
4 63 (5.34%) Hortonworks
5 55 (4.66%) Microsoft
5 55 (4.66%) Teradata
6 46 (3.90%) IBM
7 32 (2.71%) Informatica
8 30 (2.54%) Splunk
9 28 (2.37%) VMware
10 25 (2.12%) SAP
11 23 (1.95%) Atlassian
12 21 (1.78%) Red Hat
13 16 (1.36%) Cognos
13 16 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
14 15 (1.27%) HP
15 14 (1.19%) Google
16 12 (1.02%) Bloomberg
16 12 (1.02%) Citrix
16 12 (1.02%) Dell
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