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 5 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 133 174 262
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +88
Contract jobs citing Big Data 405 309 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.70% 1.30% 0.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.37% 5.70% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 221 141
Average daily rate
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£550 £550 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £750 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £444 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.22% +10.93%
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 £50.00 £20.50 -
% change year-on-year
+143.90% -
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
5494 5420 5616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 23.12% 22.73% 22.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3839 3662 3809
Average daily rate £450 £438 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 33 56
Average hourly rate £27.78 £28.49 £27.74
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.49% +2.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.65 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £53.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+3.63% -8.33%

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 5 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 5 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 +49 131 £575 +4.54% 68
Canary Wharf -8 5 £575 +4.54%
Croydon - 5 - - 1
Docklands, London -12 2 - -
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 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.

1 436 (52.72%) Hadoop
2 313 (37.85%) Java
3 285 (34.46%) Agile Software Development
4 218 (26.36%) Finance
5 205 (24.79%) Analytics
6 186 (22.49%) SQL
7 176 (21.28%) Apache Spark
8 174 (21.04%) Banking
9 154 (18.62%) Scala
10 139 (16.81%) Data Warehouse
11 122 (14.75%) Apache Hive
12 113 (13.66%) TDD
13 110 (13.30%) Data Modelling
14 105 (12.70%) Business Intelligence
14 105 (12.70%) Scrum
15 104 (12.58%) Oracle
16 101 (12.21%) NoSQL
17 97 (11.73%) HBase
17 97 (11.73%) Open Source
18 95 (11.49%) Python
19 89 (10.76%) MongoDB
20 87 (10.52%) Analytical Skills
21 83 (10.04%) Linux
22 81 (9.79%) MapReduce
23 78 (9.43%) ETL
24 76 (9.19%) Investment Banking
25 74 (8.95%) Amazon AWS
26 72 (8.71%) Visualisation
26 72 (8.71%) HDFS
26 72 (8.71%) Microsoft

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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
1 176 (21.28%) Apache Spark
2 54 (6.53%) Apache
3 52 (6.29%) Apache Pig
4 43 (5.20%) Elasticsearch
5 33 (3.99%) SAS
6 20 (2.42%) Apache Solr
7 19 (2.30%) SharePoint
8 13 (1.57%) Node.js
9 12 (1.45%) Oracle Coherence
10 10 (1.21%) CMS
10 10 (1.21%) WebSphere
11 9 (1.09%) Confluence
12 7 (0.85%) WebLogic
13 6 (0.73%) OpenStack
14 5 (0.60%) Tomcat
14 5 (0.60%) JBoss
14 5 (0.60%) Mule
14 5 (0.60%) nginx
15 4 (0.48%) IIS
16 3 (0.36%) GemFire
Applications
1 39 (4.72%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.93%) SPSS
3 15 (1.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (1.33%) MS Visio
5 10 (1.21%) MS Office
6 3 (0.36%) MS Project
6 3 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.24%) Weka
8 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (0.73%) Oracle Financials
2 5 (0.60%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 5 (0.60%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.12%) MultiFonds
3 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 74 (8.95%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (3.26%) Cloud Computing
3 16 (1.93%) PaaS
4 11 (1.33%) SaaS
4 11 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (1.33%) IaaS
5 10 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (0.73%) GitHub
8 2 (0.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (0.24%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.12%) Google Compute Engine
9 1 (0.12%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.12%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.12%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.02%) Internet
2 15 (1.81%) Kerberos
3 14 (1.69%) SAN
4 13 (1.57%) LDAP
4 13 (1.57%) VLAN
5 12 (1.45%) X.509
6 10 (1.21%) Network Security
7 9 (1.09%) Firewall
7 9 (1.09%) AMQP
7 9 (1.09%) Unified Communications
7 9 (1.09%) Converged Networks
7 9 (1.09%) LAN
7 9 (1.09%) WAN
7 9 (1.09%) VPN
8 8 (0.97%) SSL
8 8 (0.97%) MPLS
8 8 (0.97%) SMTP
8 8 (0.97%) SNMP
8 8 (0.97%) NetScaler
8 8 (0.97%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 436 (52.72%) Hadoop
2 139 (16.81%) Data Warehouse
3 122 (14.75%) Apache Hive
4 101 (12.21%) NoSQL
5 97 (11.73%) HBase
6 89 (10.76%) MongoDB
7 70 (8.46%) SQL Server
8 63 (7.62%) Apache Cassandra
9 54 (6.53%) Impala
10 44 (5.32%) Relational Database
11 35 (4.23%) QlikView
12 31 (3.75%) Data Mining
13 30 (3.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 28 (3.39%) RDBMS
15 24 (2.90%) MySQL
16 23 (2.78%) Oracle Database
17 20 (2.42%) Sqoop
18 19 (2.30%) BusinessObjects
19 18 (2.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 16 (1.93%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (3.26%) Git (software)
2 23 (2.78%) JIRA
3 19 (2.30%) Subversion
4 17 (2.06%) Jenkins
5 11 (1.33%) Maven
6 10 (1.21%) JUnit
7 9 (1.09%) Talend Open Studio
7 9 (1.09%) Gradle
8 8 (0.97%) Mercurial
9 7 (0.85%) TeamCity
9 7 (0.85%) Cucumber
9 7 (0.85%) Hudson
9 7 (0.85%) Visual Studio
9 7 (0.85%) Ant
10 6 (0.73%) Eclipse
11 5 (0.60%) SonarQube
12 4 (0.48%) Selenium
13 3 (0.36%) TestDirector
13 3 (0.36%) ERwin
13 3 (0.36%) SpecFlow
General
1 218 (26.36%) Finance
2 174 (21.04%) Banking
3 76 (9.19%) Investment Banking
4 40 (4.84%) Retail
5 29 (3.51%) Marketing
6 18 (2.18%) Publishing
7 16 (1.93%) Telecoms
7 16 (1.93%) Advertising
8 15 (1.81%) Front Office
9 13 (1.57%) Games
10 8 (0.97%) Legal
11 5 (0.60%) Back Office
11 5 (0.60%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.48%) Corporate Banking
13 3 (0.36%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.36%) Law
14 2 (0.24%) German Language
15 1 (0.12%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.12%) Electronics
15 1 (0.12%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 321 (38.81%) Developer
2 158 (19.11%) Architect
3 101 (12.21%) Java Developer
4 93 (11.25%) Analyst
5 60 (7.26%) Hadoop Developer
6 59 (7.13%) Senior Developer
7 58 (7.01%) Data Architect
8 50 (6.05%) Project Manager
9 39 (4.72%) Business Analyst
9 39 (4.72%) Data Analyst
10 38 (4.59%) Consultant
10 38 (4.59%) Data Scientist
11 37 (4.47%) Scala Developer
12 34 (4.11%) Technical Architect
13 33 (3.99%) Big Data Developer
14 29 (3.51%) Big Data Architect
15 26 (3.14%) Data Consultant
15 26 (3.14%) Solutions Architect
16 22 (2.66%) Big Data Consultant
17 17 (2.06%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (7.38%) Web Services
2 59 (7.13%) HTML
3 49 (5.93%) HTML5
4 46 (5.56%) RESTful
4 46 (5.56%) REST
5 45 (5.44%) Spring
6 42 (5.08%) Kafka
7 38 (4.59%) J2EE
8 35 (4.23%) .NET
9 33 (3.99%) Akka
10 32 (3.87%) JSON
11 31 (3.75%) AngularJS
12 28 (3.39%) CSS
13 27 (3.26%) Hibernate
14 25 (3.02%) XML
15 20 (2.42%) SOAP
15 20 (2.42%) Lucene
16 18 (2.18%) JMS
16 18 (2.18%) Ajax
16 18 (2.18%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 87 (10.52%) Analytical Skills
2 72 (8.71%) Visualisation
3 40 (4.84%) Statistics
4 37 (4.47%) Algorithms
5 30 (3.63%) Credit Risk
6 25 (3.02%) Market Risk
6 25 (3.02%) Computer Science
7 22 (2.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 22 (2.66%) Data Integration
8 18 (2.18%) Mathematics
9 16 (1.93%) User Experience
10 15 (1.81%) Management Information System
11 14 (1.69%) Fixed Income
11 14 (1.69%) Mobile App
12 12 (1.45%) Data Structures
12 12 (1.45%) Client/Server
13 11 (1.33%) Replication
13 11 (1.33%) Derivative
14 10 (1.21%) PKI
14 10 (1.21%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 83 (10.04%) Linux
2 70 (8.46%) UNIX
3 36 (4.35%) Windows
4 8 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (0.85%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.60%) Data ONTAP
6 5 (0.60%) Android
7 3 (0.36%) CentOS
7 3 (0.36%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.24%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.24%) Debian
9 1 (0.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 285 (34.46%) Agile Software Development
2 205 (24.79%) Analytics
3 113 (13.66%) TDD
4 110 (13.30%) Data Modelling
5 105 (12.70%) Business Intelligence
5 105 (12.70%) Scrum
6 97 (11.73%) Open Source
7 81 (9.79%) MapReduce
8 78 (9.43%) ETL
9 62 (7.50%) Data Architecture
10 58 (7.01%) DevOps
11 56 (6.77%) Continuous Integration
12 51 (6.17%) BDD
13 49 (5.93%) Project Management
14 48 (5.80%) Data Analysis
15 45 (5.44%) Software Engineering
16 43 (5.20%) Data Management
16 43 (5.20%) OO
17 42 (5.08%) Data Analytics
17 42 (5.08%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 313 (37.85%) Java
2 186 (22.49%) SQL
3 154 (18.62%) Scala
4 95 (11.49%) Python
5 71 (8.59%) R
6 57 (6.89%) JavaScript
7 35 (4.23%) C#
8 28 (3.39%) C++
9 26 (3.14%) T-SQL
10 25 (3.02%) Ruby
11 21 (2.54%) Bash Shell
12 20 (2.42%) PHP
13 16 (1.93%) Shell Script
14 11 (1.33%) Perl
15 9 (1.09%) PL/SQL
16 8 (0.97%) MATLAB
17 7 (0.85%) C
17 7 (0.85%) VBA
17 7 (0.85%) Clojure
17 7 (0.85%) F#
Qualifications
1 69 (8.34%) Degree
2 25 (3.02%) Security Cleared
3 15 (1.81%) CISSP
3 15 (1.81%) CISM
4 14 (1.69%) PhD
5 11 (1.33%) DV Cleared
6 10 (1.21%) SC Cleared
7 8 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (0.97%) PMI Certification
8 7 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (0.73%) PMP
10 5 (0.60%) IBM Certification
10 5 (0.60%) ISEB
10 5 (0.60%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (0.60%) Microsoft Certified Master
10 5 (0.60%) Microsoft Certified Architect
11 4 (0.48%) VCAP
11 4 (0.48%) CCNP
11 4 (0.48%) CCNA
12 3 (0.36%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (2.66%) QA
2 9 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (0.85%) PCI DSS
3 7 (0.85%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.85%) Dodd-Frank
4 5 (0.60%) Basel II
5 3 (0.36%) COBIT
5 3 (0.36%) Basel III
5 3 (0.36%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.24%) SLA
System Software
1 72 (8.71%) HDFS
2 25 (3.02%) Apache Flume
3 21 (2.54%) Docker
4 16 (1.93%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (1.57%) Hyper-V
6 11 (1.33%) Active Directory
7 9 (1.09%) vCloud
8 8 (0.97%) vSphere
9 7 (0.85%) NFS
10 5 (0.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 5 (0.60%) SRDF
10 5 (0.60%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 4 (0.48%) XenServer
12 1 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.12%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.12%) Platform Symphony
12 1 (0.12%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 28 (3.39%) Puppet
2 21 (2.54%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (2.30%) Oozie
4 18 (2.18%) Ansible
5 16 (1.93%) Mesos
6 14 (1.69%) Hadoop YARN
7 10 (1.21%) Salt
7 10 (1.21%) Vagrant
8 6 (0.73%) NetBackup
9 5 (0.60%) EMC VPLEX
9 5 (0.60%) SnapMirror
9 5 (0.60%) SnapVault
10 3 (0.36%) BladeLogic
10 3 (0.36%) Nagios
10 3 (0.36%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.24%) Cacti
11 2 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (0.24%) SCCM
11 2 (0.24%) Kibana
11 2 (0.24%) SELinux
Vendors
1 104 (12.58%) Oracle
2 72 (8.71%) Microsoft
3 43 (5.20%) Cloudera
4 36 (4.35%) Tableau
5 22 (2.66%) HP
5 22 (2.66%) Teradata
6 21 (2.54%) IBM
7 16 (1.93%) VMware
8 14 (1.69%) Vertica
8 14 (1.69%) Alteryx
8 14 (1.69%) Cisco
8 14 (1.69%) SAP
8 14 (1.69%) Google
9 13 (1.57%) Brocade
9 13 (1.57%) NetApp
9 13 (1.57%) Red Hat
9 13 (1.57%) Dell
10 12 (1.45%) Netezza
10 12 (1.45%) ForgeRock
11 11 (1.33%) Ab Initio
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Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £0.00 - £1 per day + Competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £575 - £700 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £425 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Salt
Posted: 20 hours ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £320 - £360 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + market rate
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Coal Intelligent Technology Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £Highly Competitive DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £375 - £400 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Tiro Partners
Rate: From £375 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 6 days ago