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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 75 100 162
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +62
Contract jobs citing Big Data 769 535 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.36% 2.32% 1.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.48% 9.70% 6.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 530 393 275
Median daily rate £550 £550 £550
90% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £700 £775
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £33.33 -
% change year-on-year
+35.01% -
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
5311 5513 5584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 23.20% 23.90% 23.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3756 3924 3875
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 32 45
Median hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +32.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £14.20 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.50 £44.10 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.32 £33.55 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.25% +49.11%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +32 135 £575 - 52
Canary Wharf -11 5 £388 -31.11%
Croydon -16 2 £450 +38.46%
Feltham - 2 - -
Hammersmith - 2 £475 -
Docklands, London +9 1 £575 -16.36%
Westminster - 1 £417 -
Southwark - 1 - -
Brentford - 1 - -
Isleworth - 1 £510 -
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 799 (60.30%) Hadoop
2 519 (39.17%) Java
3 482 (36.38%) Agile Software Development
4 457 (34.49%) Apache Spark
5 359 (27.09%) SQL
6 332 (25.06%) Scala
7 294 (22.19%) Analytics
8 287 (21.66%) Python
9 284 (21.43%) Finance
10 266 (20.08%) Business Intelligence
11 261 (19.70%) Apache Hive
12 243 (18.34%) Scrum
13 232 (17.51%) DevOps
14 230 (17.36%) Linux
15 212 (16.00%) NoSQL
16 198 (14.94%) Banking
17 193 (14.57%) Continuous Integration
18 192 (14.49%) Data Warehouse
19 188 (14.19%) ETL
20 179 (13.51%) TDD
21 172 (12.98%) Amazon AWS
22 163 (12.30%) Open Source
22 163 (12.30%) Data Modelling
23 160 (12.08%) Kafka
24 154 (11.62%) MongoDB
25 139 (10.49%) Oracle
26 132 (9.96%) HDFS
27 127 (9.58%) HBase
28 121 (9.13%) Apache Cassandra
28 121 (9.13%) R

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
1 457 (34.49%) Apache Spark
2 99 (7.47%) Apache Pig
3 97 (7.32%) Apache
4 59 (4.45%) Elasticsearch
5 52 (3.92%) SAS
6 19 (1.43%) Confluence
7 17 (1.28%) Apache Solr
8 13 (0.98%) Oracle Coherence
9 9 (0.68%) nginx
9 9 (0.68%) Tomcat
9 9 (0.68%) WebSphere
10 6 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (0.45%) CMS
10 6 (0.45%) Mule
11 5 (0.38%) Oracle Service Bus
11 5 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (0.30%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.23%) SharePoint
14 2 (0.15%) WordPress
15 1 (0.075%) GemFire
Applications
1 25 (1.89%) MS Excel
2 20 (1.51%) SPSS
3 7 (0.53%) Stata
4 4 (0.30%) MS Office
4 4 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.23%) InVision
5 3 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.23%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.15%) MS Project
7 1 (0.075%) EViews
Business Applications
1 16 (1.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (0.68%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 7 (0.53%) Unica
5 2 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.075%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 1 (0.075%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.075%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.075%) Siebel Analytics
Cloud Services
1 172 (12.98%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (4.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (2.87%) GitHub
4 25 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
5 20 (1.51%) SaaS
6 16 (1.21%) Amazon S3
6 16 (1.21%) Google Cloud Platform
7 11 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (0.75%) Amazon EMR
9 9 (0.68%) Azure Machine Learning
10 8 (0.60%) PaaS
11 7 (0.53%) IaaS
12 6 (0.45%) Amazon Kinesis
13 4 (0.30%) CloudFront
14 2 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 2 (0.15%) IBM Cloud
15 1 (0.075%) Amazon SQS
15 1 (0.075%) AWS CloudFormation
15 1 (0.075%) AWS OpsWorks
15 1 (0.075%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 36 (2.72%) HTTP
2 22 (1.66%) Firewall
3 21 (1.58%) TCP/IP
4 16 (1.21%) Internet
5 8 (0.60%) Kerberos
5 8 (0.60%) Network Security
6 7 (0.53%) FTP
7 6 (0.45%) DNS
8 5 (0.38%) VoIP
9 3 (0.23%) LAN
9 3 (0.23%) SAN
9 3 (0.23%) WAN
10 2 (0.15%) AMQP
10 2 (0.15%) LDAP
11 1 (0.075%) FCoE
11 1 (0.075%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (0.075%) iSCSI
11 1 (0.075%) MQTT
11 1 (0.075%) Multicast
11 1 (0.075%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 799 (60.30%) Hadoop
2 261 (19.70%) Apache Hive
3 212 (16.00%) NoSQL
4 192 (14.49%) Data Warehouse
5 154 (11.62%) MongoDB
6 127 (9.58%) HBase
7 121 (9.13%) Apache Cassandra
7 121 (9.13%) SQL Server
8 110 (8.30%) Relational Database
9 66 (4.98%) QlikView
10 64 (4.83%) MySQL
11 57 (4.30%) Sqoop
12 49 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
13 46 (3.47%) Impala
14 45 (3.40%) Data Lake
15 39 (2.94%) RDBMS
15 39 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 31 (2.34%) Data Mining
17 29 (2.19%) Power BI
18 27 (2.04%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 117 (8.83%) Jenkins
2 87 (6.57%) Git (software)
3 66 (4.98%) JIRA
4 51 (3.85%) Maven
5 35 (2.64%) Gradle
6 33 (2.49%) Cucumber
7 29 (2.19%) Hudson
8 21 (1.58%) Selenium
9 19 (1.43%) Talend Open Studio
10 18 (1.36%) Ant
11 16 (1.21%) IntelliJ
11 16 (1.21%) WebDriver
12 15 (1.13%) JUnit
12 15 (1.13%) Sonatype Nexus
12 15 (1.13%) Subversion
13 13 (0.98%) Eclipse
14 11 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 11 (0.83%) TeamCity
15 10 (0.75%) Jasmine
15 10 (0.75%) JBehave
General
1 284 (21.43%) Finance
2 198 (14.94%) Banking
3 82 (6.19%) Marketing
4 76 (5.74%) Investment Banking
5 72 (5.43%) Retail
6 54 (4.08%) Front Office
7 36 (2.72%) Financial Institution
8 23 (1.74%) Telecoms
9 17 (1.28%) Legal
10 14 (1.06%) Electronics
10 14 (1.06%) Manufacturing
11 11 (0.83%) Corporate Banking
12 10 (0.75%) Games
13 9 (0.68%) Law
14 6 (0.45%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.23%) Back Office
15 3 (0.23%) Music Industry
16 2 (0.15%) Advertising
16 2 (0.15%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 482 (36.38%) Developer
2 241 (18.19%) Architect
3 192 (14.49%) Java Developer
4 178 (13.43%) Big Data Developer
5 151 (11.40%) Data Architect
6 143 (10.79%) Data Engineer
7 125 (9.43%) Big Data Engineer
8 110 (8.30%) Big Data Architect
9 107 (8.08%) Scala Developer
10 102 (7.70%) Analyst
11 99 (7.47%) Hadoop Developer
12 87 (6.57%) Hadoop Engineer
13 82 (6.19%) Consultant
14 78 (5.89%) Senior Developer
15 56 (4.23%) Senior Java Developer
16 55 (4.15%) DevOps Engineer
17 53 (4.00%) Apache Spark Developer
17 53 (4.00%) Data Consultant
17 53 (4.00%) Data Scientist
18 52 (3.92%) Java Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (12.08%) Kafka
2 118 (8.91%) REST
3 109 (8.23%) Web Services
4 88 (6.64%) HTML
5 84 (6.34%) AngularJS
6 82 (6.19%) Spring
7 66 (4.98%) .NET
8 62 (4.68%) CSS
9 58 (4.38%) Akka
10 52 (3.92%) HTML5
11 47 (3.55%) SOAP
12 45 (3.40%) JSON
13 44 (3.32%) Play Framework
14 41 (3.09%) Spark Streaming
15 40 (3.02%) XML
16 39 (2.94%) ActiveMQ
17 37 (2.79%) Node.js
17 37 (2.79%) RESTful
18 36 (2.72%) Spring MVC
19 34 (2.57%) Samza
Miscellaneous
1 118 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
2 101 (7.62%) Visualisation
3 67 (5.06%) Computer Science
4 57 (4.30%) Data Integration
5 54 (4.08%) Statistics
6 48 (3.62%) User Experience
7 47 (3.55%) Algorithms
8 38 (2.87%) Management Information System
9 37 (2.79%) Credit Risk
10 35 (2.64%) Mathematics
11 30 (2.26%) Data Centre
12 24 (1.81%) Market Risk
13 20 (1.51%) Data Structures
14 19 (1.43%) Equities
14 19 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 16 (1.21%) Artificial Intelligence
15 16 (1.21%) Biometrics
16 15 (1.13%) Virtual Team
17 14 (1.06%) Applied Mathematics
17 14 (1.06%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 230 (17.36%) Linux
2 95 (7.17%) Unix
3 55 (4.15%) Windows
4 28 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (1.21%) AIX
6 15 (1.13%) Windows Server
7 13 (0.98%) Ubuntu
8 11 (0.83%) Solaris
9 7 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
10 6 (0.45%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.30%) Android
11 4 (0.30%) CentOS
12 3 (0.23%) HPUX
13 1 (0.075%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.075%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.075%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 482 (36.38%) Agile Software Development
2 294 (22.19%) Analytics
3 266 (20.08%) Business Intelligence
4 243 (18.34%) Scrum
5 232 (17.51%) DevOps
6 193 (14.57%) Continuous Integration
7 188 (14.19%) ETL
8 179 (13.51%) TDD
9 163 (12.30%) Data Modelling
9 163 (12.30%) Open Source
10 113 (8.53%) Software Engineering
11 112 (8.45%) Data Analytics
12 105 (7.92%) MapReduce
13 101 (7.62%) E-Commerce
14 98 (7.40%) Machine Learning
15 89 (6.72%) BDD
16 80 (6.04%) Data Architecture
17 75 (5.66%) SOA
18 68 (5.13%) MVC
19 67 (5.06%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 519 (39.17%) Java
2 359 (27.09%) SQL
3 332 (25.06%) Scala
4 287 (21.66%) Python
5 121 (9.13%) R
6 96 (7.25%) JavaScript
7 58 (4.38%) C#
8 50 (3.77%) Shell Script
9 46 (3.47%) Ruby
10 44 (3.32%) Perl
11 37 (2.79%) Bash Shell
12 34 (2.57%) T-SQL
13 31 (2.34%) C
14 29 (2.19%) PL/SQL
15 26 (1.96%) PHP
16 25 (1.89%) C++
17 14 (1.06%) MATLAB
18 13 (0.98%) Groovy
19 11 (0.83%) Haskell
20 10 (0.75%) Go
Qualifications
1 105 (7.92%) Security Cleared
2 101 (7.62%) Degree
3 58 (4.38%) SC Cleared
4 36 (2.72%) DV Cleared
5 34 (2.57%) PhD
6 27 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (0.38%) AWS Certification
7 5 (0.38%) CISSP
8 4 (0.30%) ACCA
8 4 (0.30%) CISM
8 4 (0.30%) PMP
9 3 (0.23%) ISSAP
9 3 (0.23%) SAS Certification
10 2 (0.15%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.15%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.15%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.15%) RHCE
10 2 (0.15%) RHCSA
11 1 (0.075%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.075%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (4.98%) QA
2 30 (2.26%) Data Quality
3 8 (0.60%) ISO20022
4 7 (0.53%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.30%) GCP
6 3 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.23%) FATCA
7 2 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.15%) EMIR
7 2 (0.15%) MiFID
8 1 (0.075%) Basel II
8 1 (0.075%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.075%) Solvency II
System Software
1 132 (9.96%) HDFS
2 97 (7.32%) Docker
3 65 (4.91%) Apache Flume
4 43 (3.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 24 (1.81%) Active Directory
5 24 (1.81%) vCloud
6 20 (1.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 11 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
8 9 (0.68%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.23%) KVM
9 3 (0.23%) vSphere
10 2 (0.15%) Ceph
10 2 (0.15%) NFS
10 2 (0.15%) Squid
11 1 (0.075%) Platform Symphony
11 1 (0.075%) SRDF
11 1 (0.075%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.075%) Xen
Systems Management
1 113 (8.53%) Puppet
2 77 (5.81%) Ansible
3 52 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
4 39 (2.94%) Hadoop YARN
5 21 (1.58%) Ambari
6 20 (1.51%) Oozie
7 15 (1.13%) Nagios
8 12 (0.91%) logstash
8 12 (0.91%) Mesos
9 11 (0.83%) Kibana
10 10 (0.75%) Kubernetes
10 10 (0.75%) Terraform
11 9 (0.68%) Rsyslog
12 8 (0.60%) DBAmp
12 8 (0.60%) MOM
13 5 (0.38%) Control-M
13 5 (0.38%) ZABBIX
14 4 (0.30%) ArcSight ESM
15 3 (0.23%) Grafana
15 3 (0.23%) Marathon
Vendors
1 139 (10.49%) Oracle
2 89 (6.72%) Hortonworks
3 86 (6.49%) Cloudera
4 84 (6.34%) Tableau
5 47 (3.55%) IBM
5 47 (3.55%) Microsoft
5 47 (3.55%) Teradata
6 46 (3.47%) VMware
7 33 (2.49%) SAP
8 29 (2.19%) Atlassian
9 27 (2.04%) Informatica
9 27 (2.04%) Red Hat
10 26 (1.96%) Splunk
11 21 (1.58%) Google
12 19 (1.43%) Talend
13 18 (1.36%) Cognos
14 17 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
15 16 (1.21%) New Relic
16 14 (1.06%) ArcSight
16 14 (1.06%) MicroStrategy
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