The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the London region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 162 241 320
Rank change year-on-year
+79 +79
Contract jobs citing Big Data 312 189 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.32% 0.78% 0.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.80% 3.46% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 144 81
Average daily rate
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£550 £475 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +17.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £340 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £713 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £400 £419
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £21.87 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.20% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
5376 5466 5331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.77% 22.55% 20.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3664 3720 3563
Average daily rate £442 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.79% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £565 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 61 54
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.97 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.68% +5.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.79 £17.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Big Data
England

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 25 July 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Big Data across the London region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Big Data Hourly Rate Histogram 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 25 July 2014. 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 +43 77 £550 +11.39% 32
Docklands, London +18 10 £625 +57.23%
Canary Wharf +28 5 £550 +13.63% 1
Chiswick - - - -
Harrow - - - - 1
Isleworth - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - - 1
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

1 276 (47.02%) Hadoop
2 223 (37.99%) Java
3 169 (28.79%) SQL
4 160 (27.26%) Analytics
5 127 (21.64%) MongoDB
5 127 (21.64%) Agile Software Development
6 122 (20.78%) NoSQL
7 111 (18.91%) Python
8 107 (18.23%) Apache Cassandra
9 106 (18.06%) Linux
10 104 (17.72%) Apache Hive
11 101 (17.21%) Business Intelligence
12 98 (16.70%) Data Warehouse
13 93 (15.84%) Finance
14 83 (14.14%) Oracle
14 83 (14.14%) TDD
14 83 (14.14%) Apache Pig
15 80 (13.63%) SQL Server
15 80 (13.63%) ETL
16 79 (13.46%) Degree
17 74 (12.61%) MapReduce
18 71 (12.10%) Data Modelling
19 68 (11.58%) JavaScript
20 66 (11.24%) Scala
20 66 (11.24%) Open Source
21 65 (11.07%) HBase
21 65 (11.07%) Computer Science
22 64 (10.90%) Puppet
23 61 (10.39%) DevOps
24 60 (10.22%) Ruby

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 83 (14.14%) Apache Pig
2 44 (7.50%) Apache
2 44 (7.50%) SAS
3 36 (6.13%) Elasticsearch
4 25 (4.26%) Node.js
5 11 (1.87%) SharePoint
6 8 (1.36%) Apache Solr
7 5 (0.85%) WebSphere
7 5 (0.85%) IIS
8 3 (0.51%) MQSeries
8 3 (0.51%) Oracle Coherence
8 3 (0.51%) nginx
8 3 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.34%) Confluence
9 2 (0.34%) Documentum
9 2 (0.34%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.34%) GemFire
9 2 (0.34%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.17%) Magnolia
10 1 (0.17%) OpenStack
Applications
1 17 (2.90%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.21%) SPSS
3 3 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.34%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.34%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.34%) MS Project
5 1 (0.17%) MS Office
5 1 (0.17%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.17%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 13 (2.21%) Google Analytics
2 10 (1.70%) Cognos TM1
3 3 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.34%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.34%) SiteCatalyst
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.17%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.17%) Maximo
5 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 42 (7.16%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (3.75%) Cloud Computing
3 13 (2.21%) Amazon EMR
4 11 (1.87%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (1.02%) Amazon S3
6 6 (1.02%) GitHub
7 4 (0.68%) SaaS
7 4 (0.68%) PaaS
8 3 (0.51%) Google App Engine
8 3 (0.51%) Google Compute Engine
9 2 (0.34%) Route 53
10 1 (0.17%) IaaS
10 1 (0.17%) IBM SmartCloud
10 1 (0.17%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.53%) FTP
1 9 (1.53%) HTTP
1 9 (1.53%) Network Security
2 8 (1.36%) Internet
3 3 (0.51%) SNMP
4 2 (0.34%) VPN
4 2 (0.34%) SSL
4 2 (0.34%) LAN
4 2 (0.34%) WAN
4 2 (0.34%) MPLS
4 2 (0.34%) Firewall
4 2 (0.34%) Intranet
5 1 (0.17%) LDAP
5 1 (0.17%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.17%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (0.17%) OpenFlow
5 1 (0.17%) SMTP
5 1 (0.17%) VoIP
5 1 (0.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 276 (47.02%) Hadoop
2 127 (21.64%) MongoDB
3 122 (20.78%) NoSQL
4 107 (18.23%) Apache Cassandra
5 104 (17.72%) Apache Hive
6 98 (16.70%) Data Warehouse
7 80 (13.63%) SQL Server
8 65 (11.07%) HBase
9 59 (10.05%) MySQL
10 46 (7.84%) Data Mining
11 35 (5.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 26 (4.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 26 (4.43%) Relational Database
13 25 (4.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 25 (4.26%) CouchDB
14 24 (4.09%) Riak
15 22 (3.75%) Sqoop
16 20 (3.41%) Redis
16 20 (3.41%) Star Schema
17 19 (3.24%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 39 (6.64%) Jenkins
2 27 (4.60%) Git (software)
3 25 (4.26%) Hudson
4 23 (3.92%) Cucumber
5 18 (3.07%) JIRA
6 14 (2.39%) Subversion
6 14 (2.39%) Maven
7 13 (2.21%) JUnit
8 12 (2.04%) Selenium
9 10 (1.70%) Mockito
9 10 (1.70%) RSpec
10 9 (1.53%) Talend Open Studio
10 9 (1.53%) TeamCity
11 6 (1.02%) WATIR
12 4 (0.68%) Eclipse
12 4 (0.68%) WebDriver
12 4 (0.68%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 4 (0.68%) Axure RP
13 3 (0.51%) PHPUnit
13 3 (0.51%) Behat
General
1 93 (15.84%) Finance
2 57 (9.71%) Banking
3 31 (5.28%) Marketing
4 30 (5.11%) Investment Banking
5 21 (3.58%) Telecoms
6 16 (2.73%) Front Office
6 16 (2.73%) Retail
7 13 (2.21%) Games
8 8 (1.36%) Publishing
9 4 (0.68%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.68%) Advertising
9 4 (0.68%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.51%) Electronics
11 2 (0.34%) Law
11 2 (0.34%) Legal
11 2 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.34%) Back Office
11 2 (0.34%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 228 (38.84%) Developer
2 101 (17.21%) Architect
3 71 (12.10%) Analyst
4 62 (10.56%) Java Developer
5 37 (6.30%) Senior Developer
6 35 (5.96%) Data Architect
7 34 (5.79%) Data Analyst
8 32 (5.45%) Hadoop Developer
8 32 (5.45%) Big Data Developer
9 24 (4.09%) Data Scientist
9 24 (4.09%) ETL Developer
10 23 (3.92%) Consultant
11 21 (3.58%) Business Analyst
12 18 (3.07%) Project Manager
12 18 (3.07%) Lead Architect
12 18 (3.07%) DevOps Engineer
13 17 (2.90%) Solutions Architect
14 16 (2.73%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 15 (2.56%) C# Developer
15 15 (2.56%) DevOps Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (12.61%) MapReduce
2 56 (9.54%) HTML
3 48 (8.18%) Web Services
4 45 (7.67%) CSS
5 39 (6.64%) XML
6 35 (5.96%) Spring
7 33 (5.62%) HTML5
8 27 (4.60%) LAMP
9 25 (4.26%) Kafka
10 24 (4.09%) .NET
11 23 (3.92%) JSON
12 21 (3.58%) Ruby on Rails
13 18 (3.07%) CSS3
14 17 (2.90%) Hibernate
14 17 (2.90%) AngularJS
15 14 (2.39%) J2EE
15 14 (2.39%) RabbitMQ
15 14 (2.39%) Backbone.js
16 12 (2.04%) Django
17 11 (1.87%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 66 (11.24%) Open Source
2 65 (11.07%) Computer Science
3 39 (6.64%) Visualisation
4 34 (5.79%) Mathematics
5 25 (4.26%) Data Integration
6 21 (3.58%) Statistics
7 20 (3.41%) Mobile App
8 14 (2.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 12 (2.04%) Management Information System
10 11 (1.87%) Economics
11 10 (1.70%) GIS
12 8 (1.36%) Fixed Income
12 8 (1.36%) Physics
12 8 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (1.19%) Digital Media
13 7 (1.19%) Data Protection Act
14 6 (1.02%) FMCG
15 5 (0.85%) Derivative
15 5 (0.85%) Data Extraction
16 4 (0.68%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 106 (18.06%) Linux
2 49 (8.35%) UNIX
3 24 (4.09%) Debian
4 23 (3.92%) Apple iOS
5 19 (3.24%) CentOS
6 14 (2.39%) Android
7 13 (2.21%) Windows
8 5 (0.85%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.68%) Solaris
9 4 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.51%) AIX
11 2 (0.34%) HPUX
12 1 (0.17%) Fedora
12 1 (0.17%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (27.26%) Analytics
2 127 (21.64%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (17.21%) Business Intelligence
4 83 (14.14%) TDD
5 80 (13.63%) ETL
6 71 (12.10%) Data Modelling
7 61 (10.39%) DevOps
8 52 (8.86%) Continuous Integration
9 51 (8.69%) OO
10 50 (8.52%) Scrum
11 45 (7.67%) BDD
12 38 (6.47%) Data Analysis
13 34 (5.79%) Data Architecture
14 27 (4.60%) Data Management
14 27 (4.60%) Project Management
15 25 (4.26%) E-Commerce
15 25 (4.26%) TOGAF
15 25 (4.26%) Software Engineering
15 25 (4.26%) Kimball Methodology
15 25 (4.26%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 223 (37.99%) Java
2 169 (28.79%) SQL
3 111 (18.91%) Python
4 68 (11.58%) JavaScript
5 66 (11.24%) Scala
6 60 (10.22%) Ruby
7 42 (7.16%) C#
8 40 (6.81%) PHP
9 39 (6.64%) R
10 37 (6.30%) Perl
11 36 (6.13%) C++
12 34 (5.79%) Bash Shell
13 20 (3.41%) T-SQL
14 12 (2.04%) C
15 11 (1.87%) Shell Script
15 11 (1.87%) PL/SQL
16 10 (1.70%) Clojure
16 10 (1.70%) Groovy
17 8 (1.36%) sed
17 8 (1.36%) AWK
Qualifications
1 79 (13.46%) Degree
2 21 (3.58%) PhD
3 15 (2.56%) ISEB
4 14 (2.39%) Security Cleared
5 8 (1.36%) ISTQB
6 6 (1.02%) DV Cleared
6 6 (1.02%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.51%) CTC Cleared
8 3 (0.51%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.17%) MCT
9 1 (0.17%) CISSP
9 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.17%) RHCE
9 1 (0.17%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.70%) QA
2 8 (1.36%) SLA
3 6 (1.02%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.17%) COBIT
4 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (5.28%) HDFS
2 13 (2.21%) Apache Flume
3 8 (1.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 6 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.51%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.51%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.34%) Cronacle
6 2 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.34%) vSphere
6 2 (0.34%) Platform Symphony
6 2 (0.34%) Docker
7 1 (0.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 64 (10.90%) Puppet
2 56 (9.54%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (4.60%) Oozie
4 22 (3.75%) Salt
5 21 (3.58%) ZABBIX
6 20 (3.41%) Cacti
6 20 (3.41%) Nagios
7 8 (1.36%) Vagrant
8 6 (1.02%) Ambari
8 6 (1.02%) Ansible
9 3 (0.51%) YUM
10 2 (0.34%) Munin
10 2 (0.34%) Opsview
11 1 (0.17%) ITRS Geneos
11 1 (0.17%) BladeLogic
11 1 (0.17%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 83 (14.14%) Oracle
2 46 (7.84%) Microsoft
3 35 (5.96%) Teradata
4 34 (5.79%) Rackspace
5 28 (4.77%) Google
6 23 (3.92%) Business Objects
7 21 (3.58%) Vertica
8 20 (3.41%) Tableau
8 20 (3.41%) Netezza
8 20 (3.41%) Red Hat
9 19 (3.24%) Cognos
10 15 (2.56%) IBM
11 14 (2.39%) Informatica
12 13 (2.21%) Greenplum
13 12 (2.04%) SAP
14 10 (1.70%) Cloudera
15 9 (1.53%) Talend
16 8 (1.36%) Splunk
16 8 (1.36%) Yahoo!
16 8 (1.36%) Omniture
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £625 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £540.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
JW Consulting
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Volt
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £65000 - £80000 per annum + competitive Package and Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £600 to £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 375-450 Per Day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
The People Network
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
South West London
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day direct - no agency margin.
Posted: 19 days ago