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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 86 123 168
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +45
Contract jobs citing Big Data 658 456 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.90% 1.93% 1.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.58% 7.99% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 333 255
Median daily rate £550 £550 £550
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £700 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £473 £450
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.92 £33.33 -
% change year-on-year
+31.77% -
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
5232 5706 5701
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 23.03% 24.18% 23.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3747 4032 3819
Median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 41 44
Median hourly rate £21.69 £27.78 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.92% +1.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £15.35 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £52.17 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.18 £33.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-14.60% +15.78%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +23 113 £550 -4.34% 68
Feltham - 5 £572 -
Canary Wharf -2 3 £381 -33.69%
Croydon -16 2 £450 +38.46%
Brentford - 1 - -
Isleworth - 1 £510 -
Romford - 1 £430 -
Westminster - 1 £375 -
Hammersmith - 1 £475 - 2
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 742 (60.18%) Hadoop
2 481 (39.01%) Java
3 428 (34.71%) Agile Software Development
4 410 (33.25%) Apache Spark
5 332 (26.93%) SQL
6 305 (24.74%) Scala
7 283 (22.95%) Analytics
8 276 (22.38%) Apache Hive
9 253 (20.52%) Finance
10 244 (19.79%) Business Intelligence
11 235 (19.06%) Python
12 207 (16.79%) DevOps
13 206 (16.71%) Scrum
14 187 (15.17%) Continuous Integration
15 186 (15.09%) Linux
16 182 (14.76%) NoSQL
17 168 (13.63%) TDD
18 167 (13.54%) Banking
19 165 (13.38%) Data Warehouse
20 164 (13.30%) ETL
21 162 (13.14%) Amazon AWS
22 154 (12.49%) MongoDB
23 151 (12.25%) Kafka
24 148 (12.00%) Open Source
25 141 (11.44%) HBase
26 140 (11.35%) Data Modelling
27 131 (10.62%) Oracle
28 118 (9.57%) Apache Cassandra
29 117 (9.49%) HDFS
30 116 (9.41%) SQL Server

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
1 410 (33.25%) Apache Spark
2 113 (9.16%) Apache Pig
3 85 (6.89%) Apache
4 53 (4.30%) SAS
5 33 (2.68%) Elasticsearch
6 15 (1.22%) Confluence
7 13 (1.05%) Oracle Coherence
8 12 (0.97%) Apache Solr
9 11 (0.89%) Tomcat
10 10 (0.81%) nginx
11 7 (0.57%) WebSphere
12 6 (0.49%) CMS
12 6 (0.49%) Mule
13 5 (0.41%) Oracle Service Bus
13 5 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 3 (0.24%) OpenStack
14 3 (0.24%) SharePoint
15 2 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
15 2 (0.16%) WordPress
16 1 (0.081%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 29 (2.35%) MS Excel
2 24 (1.95%) SPSS
3 10 (0.81%) Stata
4 6 (0.49%) MS Office
4 6 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.49%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.24%) InVision
7 2 (0.16%) MS Project
8 1 (0.081%) EViews
Business Applications
1 16 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (0.73%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 4 (0.32%) Unica
5 3 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.081%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.081%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 1 (0.081%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.081%) SAP GRC
7 1 (0.081%) Siebel Analytics
Cloud Services
1 162 (13.14%) Amazon AWS
2 57 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (2.92%) GitHub
4 22 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
5 18 (1.46%) Amazon EMR
6 17 (1.38%) Amazon S3
7 13 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
7 13 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
7 13 (1.05%) SaaS
8 8 (0.65%) IaaS
9 6 (0.49%) PaaS
10 4 (0.32%) CloudFront
11 3 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 2 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
12 2 (0.16%) Azure Machine Learning
12 2 (0.16%) IBM PureFlex
13 1 (0.081%) Amazon Kinesis
13 1 (0.081%) Data Lake Analytics
13 1 (0.081%) Google Compute Engine
13 1 (0.081%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 28 (2.27%) HTTP
2 13 (1.05%) Internet
3 9 (0.73%) Firewall
4 8 (0.65%) Kerberos
4 8 (0.65%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.49%) DNS
6 5 (0.41%) Network Security
7 4 (0.32%) FTP
8 3 (0.24%) SAN
9 2 (0.16%) LAN
9 2 (0.16%) LDAP
9 2 (0.16%) WAN
10 1 (0.081%) AMQP
10 1 (0.081%) FCoE
10 1 (0.081%) Intranet
10 1 (0.081%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.081%) NAS
10 1 (0.081%) SNA
10 1 (0.081%) SSL
10 1 (0.081%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 742 (60.18%) Hadoop
2 276 (22.38%) Apache Hive
3 182 (14.76%) NoSQL
4 165 (13.38%) Data Warehouse
5 154 (12.49%) MongoDB
6 141 (11.44%) HBase
7 118 (9.57%) Apache Cassandra
8 116 (9.41%) SQL Server
9 82 (6.65%) Relational Database
10 65 (5.27%) QlikView
11 64 (5.19%) MySQL
12 46 (3.73%) Impala
13 41 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
14 34 (2.76%) Data Mining
14 34 (2.76%) Sqoop
15 31 (2.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 30 (2.43%) Neo4j
17 28 (2.27%) Amazon Redshift
18 27 (2.19%) RDBMS
19 24 (1.95%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 109 (8.84%) Jenkins
2 78 (6.33%) Git (software)
3 54 (4.38%) JIRA
4 45 (3.65%) Maven
5 31 (2.51%) Gradle
6 26 (2.11%) Cucumber
7 24 (1.95%) Hudson
8 18 (1.46%) Talend Open Studio
9 17 (1.38%) Ant
10 16 (1.30%) IntelliJ
10 16 (1.30%) Sonatype Nexus
11 12 (0.97%) Selenium
12 11 (0.89%) Subversion
13 10 (0.81%) JBehave
13 10 (0.81%) JUnit
14 9 (0.73%) TeamCity
14 9 (0.73%) WebDriver
15 8 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 8 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
15 8 (0.65%) Vagrant
General
1 253 (20.52%) Finance
2 167 (13.54%) Banking
3 75 (6.08%) Retail
4 74 (6.00%) Marketing
5 63 (5.11%) Investment Banking
6 39 (3.16%) Front Office
7 32 (2.60%) Financial Institution
8 18 (1.46%) Telecoms
9 14 (1.14%) Electronics
9 14 (1.14%) Manufacturing
10 12 (0.97%) Legal
11 10 (0.81%) Law
12 9 (0.73%) Games
13 7 (0.57%) Back Office
14 6 (0.49%) Retail Banking
15 5 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
16 3 (0.24%) Music Industry
16 3 (0.24%) Publishing
17 2 (0.16%) Advertising
18 1 (0.081%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 461 (37.39%) Developer
2 214 (17.36%) Architect
3 187 (15.17%) Big Data Developer
4 170 (13.79%) Java Developer
5 130 (10.54%) Data Engineer
6 129 (10.46%) Data Architect
7 117 (9.49%) Hadoop Developer
8 109 (8.84%) Big Data Engineer
9 98 (7.95%) Scala Developer
10 94 (7.62%) Analyst
11 93 (7.54%) Big Data Architect
11 93 (7.54%) Hadoop Engineer
12 80 (6.49%) Consultant
13 66 (5.35%) Senior Developer
14 51 (4.14%) DevOps Engineer
15 50 (4.06%) Data Consultant
15 50 (4.06%) Data Scientist
16 47 (3.81%) Java Scala Developer
17 43 (3.49%) Apache Spark Developer
17 43 (3.49%) Big Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (12.25%) Kafka
2 108 (8.76%) REST
3 93 (7.54%) Web Services
4 73 (5.92%) Spring
5 71 (5.76%) HTML
6 59 (4.79%) .NET
7 57 (4.62%) AngularJS
8 45 (3.65%) CSS
9 44 (3.57%) Akka
10 43 (3.49%) HTML5
11 37 (3.00%) Play Framework
12 34 (2.76%) SOAP
13 33 (2.68%) spray
14 32 (2.60%) ActiveMQ
14 32 (2.60%) XML
15 31 (2.51%) Dropwizard
16 30 (2.43%) Node.js
16 30 (2.43%) RESTful
17 26 (2.11%) JSON
17 26 (2.11%) Samza
Miscellaneous
1 109 (8.84%) Analytical Skills
2 93 (7.54%) Visualisation
3 61 (4.95%) Computer Science
4 55 (4.46%) User Experience
5 47 (3.81%) Algorithms
6 40 (3.24%) Statistics
7 35 (2.84%) Data Integration
8 34 (2.76%) Management Information System
9 33 (2.68%) Mathematics
10 31 (2.51%) Credit Risk
11 26 (2.11%) Data Centre
12 21 (1.70%) Fintech
13 20 (1.62%) Data Structures
14 19 (1.54%) Equities
15 17 (1.38%) Artificial Intelligence
15 17 (1.38%) Market Risk
16 16 (1.30%) Biometrics
16 16 (1.30%) Performance Metrics
17 14 (1.14%) Reference Data
18 13 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 186 (15.09%) Linux
2 73 (5.92%) Unix
3 45 (3.65%) Windows
4 22 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (1.14%) Windows Server
6 13 (1.05%) Ubuntu
7 11 (0.89%) AIX
8 9 (0.73%) Solaris
9 7 (0.57%) Oracle Linux
10 5 (0.41%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.41%) CentOS
11 3 (0.24%) Android
12 1 (0.081%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.081%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.081%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.081%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 428 (34.71%) Agile Software Development
2 283 (22.95%) Analytics
3 244 (19.79%) Business Intelligence
4 207 (16.79%) DevOps
5 206 (16.71%) Scrum
6 187 (15.17%) Continuous Integration
7 168 (13.63%) TDD
8 164 (13.30%) ETL
9 148 (12.00%) Open Source
10 140 (11.35%) Data Modelling
11 109 (8.84%) E-Commerce
12 100 (8.11%) MapReduce
13 98 (7.95%) Data Analytics
13 98 (7.95%) Software Engineering
14 83 (6.73%) Machine Learning
15 79 (6.41%) BDD
16 70 (5.68%) Data Architecture
16 70 (5.68%) Pair Programming
17 68 (5.52%) Kanban
18 64 (5.19%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 481 (39.01%) Java
2 332 (26.93%) SQL
3 305 (24.74%) Scala
4 235 (19.06%) Python
5 105 (8.52%) R
6 76 (6.16%) JavaScript
7 55 (4.46%) C#
8 41 (3.33%) Ruby
9 39 (3.16%) Shell Script
10 31 (2.51%) PL/SQL
11 30 (2.43%) Perl
11 30 (2.43%) PHP
12 25 (2.03%) C
12 25 (2.03%) T-SQL
13 24 (1.95%) Bash Shell
14 18 (1.46%) C++
15 16 (1.30%) Groovy
15 16 (1.30%) MATLAB
15 16 (1.30%) VBA
16 13 (1.05%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 99 (8.03%) Security Cleared
2 87 (7.06%) Degree
3 59 (4.79%) SC Cleared
4 32 (2.60%) PhD
5 29 (2.35%) DV Cleared
6 19 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (0.41%) CISSP
8 4 (0.32%) ACCA
8 4 (0.32%) CISM
8 4 (0.32%) SAS Certification
9 3 (0.24%) ISSAP
9 3 (0.24%) PMP
10 2 (0.16%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.16%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.16%) RHCE
10 2 (0.16%) RHCSA
11 1 (0.081%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.081%) CISA
11 1 (0.081%) IISP
11 1 (0.081%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (5.35%) QA
2 29 (2.35%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.57%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.32%) ISO20022
5 3 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.24%) GCP
5 3 (0.24%) MiFID
6 2 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.16%) EMIR
7 1 (0.081%) Basel II
7 1 (0.081%) Basel III
7 1 (0.081%) Solvency II
System Software
1 117 (9.49%) HDFS
2 92 (7.46%) Docker
3 53 (4.30%) Apache Flume
4 36 (2.92%) VMware Infrastructure
5 24 (1.95%) Active Directory
6 19 (1.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 19 (1.54%) vCloud
7 11 (0.89%) Oracle RAC
8 9 (0.73%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.24%) KVM
9 3 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.24%) vSphere
10 2 (0.16%) Ceph
10 2 (0.16%) NFS
10 2 (0.16%) Squid
11 1 (0.081%) Platform Symphony
11 1 (0.081%) SRDF
11 1 (0.081%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.081%) Xen
Systems Management
1 98 (7.95%) Puppet
2 76 (6.16%) Ansible
3 54 (4.38%) Opscode Chef
4 35 (2.84%) Hadoop YARN
5 31 (2.51%) Ambari
6 18 (1.46%) Oozie
7 14 (1.14%) Nagios
8 12 (0.97%) Mesos
9 9 (0.73%) Kubernetes
10 8 (0.65%) DBAmp
10 8 (0.65%) ZABBIX
11 7 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
11 7 (0.57%) logstash
12 6 (0.49%) Kibana
12 6 (0.49%) MOM
12 6 (0.49%) Terraform
13 5 (0.41%) Control-M
13 5 (0.41%) Ganglia
14 4 (0.32%) ArcSight ESM
15 3 (0.24%) Salt
Vendors
1 131 (10.62%) Oracle
2 93 (7.54%) Tableau
3 83 (6.73%) Cloudera
4 73 (5.92%) Hortonworks
5 54 (4.38%) Microsoft
6 48 (3.89%) Teradata
7 43 (3.49%) IBM
8 41 (3.33%) VMware
9 33 (2.68%) Informatica
10 31 (2.51%) SAP
11 26 (2.11%) Atlassian
12 19 (1.54%) Red Hat
13 18 (1.46%) New Relic
13 18 (1.46%) Talend
14 17 (1.38%) Google
15 16 (1.30%) Splunk
16 15 (1.22%) Cognos
16 15 (1.22%) MicroStrategy
16 15 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
17 14 (1.14%) HP
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