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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 89 133 192
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +59
Contract jobs citing Big Data 572 391 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.64% 1.73% 1.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.34% 7.29% 5.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 312 216
Median daily rate £545 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.90% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £388 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £700 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 £444
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +12.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £59.91 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- -21.95%
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
5044 5363 5388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 23.27% 23.70% 23.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3699 3743 3815
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 £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.58% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 48 27
Median hourly rate £25.75 £22.83 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.79% -16.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.13 £15.81 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £99.00 £80.00 £125.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £26.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+32.69% -17.46%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 +22 85 £505 -12.17% 52
Canary Wharf +10 6 £650 +30.00%
Croydon -13 2 - -
Romford - 1 £350 -
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 599 (55.93%) Hadoop
2 427 (39.87%) Java
3 341 (31.84%) Apache Spark
4 339 (31.65%) Agile Software Development
5 280 (26.14%) Apache Hive
6 278 (25.96%) SQL
7 275 (25.68%) Scala
8 263 (24.56%) Analytics
9 230 (21.48%) Finance
10 216 (20.17%) Python
11 190 (17.74%) NoSQL
12 188 (17.55%) Business Intelligence
13 157 (14.66%) TDD
14 150 (14.01%) HBase
15 144 (13.45%) Banking
16 143 (13.35%) Linux
17 134 (12.51%) Open Source
18 132 (12.32%) Scrum
19 131 (12.23%) DevOps
20 128 (11.95%) Continuous Integration
21 126 (11.76%) Apache Pig
21 126 (11.76%) Data Modelling
22 125 (11.67%) Kafka
23 123 (11.48%) ETL
24 120 (11.20%) Apache Cassandra
25 119 (11.11%) MongoDB
26 117 (10.92%) Data Warehouse
27 110 (10.27%) Oracle
28 101 (9.43%) R
29 100 (9.34%) 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
1 341 (31.84%) Apache Spark
2 126 (11.76%) Apache Pig
3 77 (7.19%) Apache
4 50 (4.67%) SAS
5 20 (1.87%) Elasticsearch
5 20 (1.87%) Tomcat
6 19 (1.77%) Node.js
7 15 (1.40%) Apache Solr
8 14 (1.31%) nginx
9 13 (1.21%) Oracle Coherence
10 9 (0.84%) CMS
11 8 (0.75%) ArcGIS
12 6 (0.56%) Confluence
12 6 (0.56%) Jetty
12 6 (0.56%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.47%) Mule
13 5 (0.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 3 (0.28%) SharePoint
15 2 (0.19%) DNN
15 2 (0.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 28 (2.61%) SPSS
2 20 (1.87%) MS Excel
3 13 (1.21%) Stata
4 6 (0.56%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.28%) MS Office
5 3 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.28%) MS Project
6 1 (0.093%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.19%) Revive Adserver
4 1 (0.093%) BigMachines
4 1 (0.093%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.093%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.093%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (0.093%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.093%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.093%) Siebel Analytics
4 1 (0.093%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 100 (9.34%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (3.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (2.52%) GitHub
4 14 (1.31%) Amazon EMR
4 14 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (1.12%) Amazon S3
6 11 (1.03%) SaaS
7 7 (0.65%) IaaS
8 6 (0.56%) PaaS
9 5 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.28%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.19%) Heroku
11 2 (0.19%) IBM PureFlex
12 1 (0.093%) Adobe Analytics
12 1 (0.093%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 1 (0.093%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.093%) AWS OpsWorks
12 1 (0.093%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.33%) HTTP
2 15 (1.40%) Internet
3 8 (0.75%) Remote Desktop
4 5 (0.47%) Kerberos
4 5 (0.47%) SNA
5 4 (0.37%) Network Security
6 3 (0.28%) DNS
7 2 (0.19%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.19%) LAN
7 2 (0.19%) SAN
7 2 (0.19%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.19%) WAN
8 1 (0.093%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.093%) FTP
8 1 (0.093%) Intranet
8 1 (0.093%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.093%) NAS
8 1 (0.093%) VPLS
8 1 (0.093%) VPN
8 1 (0.093%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 599 (55.93%) Hadoop
2 280 (26.14%) Apache Hive
3 190 (17.74%) NoSQL
4 150 (14.01%) HBase
5 120 (11.20%) Apache Cassandra
6 119 (11.11%) MongoDB
7 117 (10.92%) Data Warehouse
8 94 (8.78%) SQL Server
9 62 (5.79%) Relational Database
10 60 (5.60%) MySQL
11 59 (5.51%) QlikView
12 50 (4.67%) Data Mining
13 44 (4.11%) Impala
14 31 (2.89%) Neo4j
15 26 (2.43%) RDBMS
16 25 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 21 (1.96%) Oracle Database
17 21 (1.96%) Pentaho
17 21 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
17 21 (1.96%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 85 (7.94%) Jenkins
2 66 (6.16%) Git (software)
3 40 (3.73%) JIRA
4 27 (2.52%) Cucumber
5 26 (2.43%) Maven
6 24 (2.24%) Hudson
7 18 (1.68%) Talend Open Studio
8 16 (1.49%) Gradle
9 15 (1.40%) JUnit
9 15 (1.40%) Sonatype Nexus
10 13 (1.21%) Mockito
11 12 (1.12%) Subversion
11 12 (1.12%) Visual Studio
12 11 (1.03%) Selenium
13 10 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (0.84%) Ant
14 9 (0.84%) WebDriver
15 8 (0.75%) JMeter
16 7 (0.65%) Eclipse
16 7 (0.65%) Spock
General
1 230 (21.48%) Finance
2 144 (13.45%) Banking
3 57 (5.32%) Marketing
4 54 (5.04%) Retail
5 41 (3.83%) Investment Banking
6 20 (1.87%) Financial Institution
7 18 (1.68%) Front Office
8 15 (1.40%) Telecoms
9 10 (0.93%) Retail Banking
10 9 (0.84%) Advertising
10 9 (0.84%) Publishing
11 8 (0.75%) Back Office
11 8 (0.75%) Manufacturing
12 7 (0.65%) Electronics
13 5 (0.47%) Games
13 5 (0.47%) International Banking
14 4 (0.37%) Corporate Banking
15 3 (0.28%) Legal
16 1 (0.093%) Law
16 1 (0.093%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 418 (39.03%) Developer
2 189 (17.65%) Big Data Developer
3 146 (13.63%) Architect
4 135 (12.61%) Hadoop Developer
5 120 (11.20%) Java Developer
6 117 (10.92%) Data Engineer
7 95 (8.87%) Data Architect
8 93 (8.68%) Big Data Engineer
9 87 (8.12%) Scala Developer
10 83 (7.75%) Analyst
11 79 (7.38%) Hadoop Engineer
12 70 (6.54%) Big Data Architect
13 63 (5.88%) Senior Developer
14 54 (5.04%) Consultant
15 51 (4.76%) Data Scientist
16 47 (4.39%) Apache Spark Developer
17 39 (3.64%) SQL Developer
18 35 (3.27%) DevOps Engineer
19 34 (3.17%) Business Analyst
20 31 (2.89%) Java Hadoop Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (11.67%) Kafka
2 84 (7.84%) REST
3 71 (6.63%) Web Services
4 69 (6.44%) HTML
5 52 (4.86%) Spring
6 46 (4.30%) .NET
6 46 (4.30%) CSS
7 38 (3.55%) HTML5
8 36 (3.36%) XML
9 35 (3.27%) AngularJS
9 35 (3.27%) JSON
9 35 (3.27%) RESTful
10 32 (2.99%) Dropwizard
11 31 (2.89%) Akka
12 30 (2.80%) spray
13 27 (2.52%) jQuery
14 24 (2.24%) Play Framework
15 23 (2.15%) Hibernate
16 20 (1.87%) SOAP
17 16 (1.49%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 95 (8.87%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (5.32%) Visualisation
3 41 (3.83%) Computer Science
3 41 (3.83%) User Experience
4 39 (3.64%) Algorithms
5 30 (2.80%) Mathematics
6 27 (2.52%) Credit Risk
7 24 (2.24%) Statistics
8 20 (1.87%) Data Structures
8 20 (1.87%) Fintech
9 19 (1.77%) Data Integration
10 17 (1.59%) Management Information System
10 17 (1.59%) Market Risk
10 17 (1.59%) Semantic Web
11 16 (1.49%) Performance Metrics
12 14 (1.31%) Grid Computing
13 13 (1.21%) Biometrics
13 13 (1.21%) CESG
14 12 (1.12%) Data Centre
15 10 (0.93%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 143 (13.35%) Linux
2 64 (5.98%) Unix
3 38 (3.55%) Windows
4 19 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (1.59%) Windows Server
6 10 (0.93%) CentOS
7 8 (0.75%) Ubuntu
8 7 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.56%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.47%) Android
10 5 (0.47%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.37%) AIX
12 3 (0.28%) Solaris
13 1 (0.093%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.093%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.093%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.093%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 339 (31.65%) Agile Software Development
2 263 (24.56%) Analytics
3 188 (17.55%) Business Intelligence
4 157 (14.66%) TDD
5 134 (12.51%) Open Source
6 132 (12.32%) Scrum
7 131 (12.23%) DevOps
8 128 (11.95%) Continuous Integration
9 126 (11.76%) Data Modelling
10 123 (11.48%) ETL
11 98 (9.15%) E-Commerce
12 83 (7.75%) Data Analytics
13 78 (7.28%) MapReduce
14 74 (6.91%) Machine Learning
15 70 (6.54%) Pair Programming
16 69 (6.44%) Data Analysis
16 69 (6.44%) Kanban
17 66 (6.16%) Data Architecture
18 59 (5.51%) BDD
19 56 (5.23%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 427 (39.87%) Java
2 278 (25.96%) SQL
3 275 (25.68%) Scala
4 216 (20.17%) Python
5 101 (9.43%) R
6 64 (5.98%) JavaScript
7 56 (5.23%) C#
8 33 (3.08%) Ruby
9 32 (2.99%) PHP
9 32 (2.99%) Shell Script
10 28 (2.61%) MATLAB
11 26 (2.43%) Perl
12 21 (1.96%) C++
13 20 (1.87%) PL/SQL
14 18 (1.68%) Bash Shell
15 16 (1.49%) Groovy
15 16 (1.49%) T-SQL
16 14 (1.31%) C
16 14 (1.31%) VBA
17 12 (1.12%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 82 (7.66%) Degree
2 57 (5.32%) Security Cleared
3 33 (3.08%) SC Cleared
4 17 (1.59%) DV Cleared
5 14 (1.31%) PhD
6 11 (1.03%) SAS Certification
7 8 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
7 8 (0.75%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.47%) PMP
9 3 (0.28%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.19%) CISSP
10 2 (0.19%) ISEB
11 1 (0.093%) ACCA
11 1 (0.093%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.093%) CAPM
11 1 (0.093%) CCNA
11 1 (0.093%) CCNP
11 1 (0.093%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.093%) EMC Certification
11 1 (0.093%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (5.88%) QA
2 27 (2.52%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.56%) Dublin Core
4 2 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.19%) SLA
5 1 (0.093%) Basel III
5 1 (0.093%) MiFID
5 1 (0.093%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.093%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 92 (8.59%) HDFS
2 71 (6.63%) Docker
3 40 (3.73%) Apache Flume
4 21 (1.96%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 9 (0.84%) Active Directory
5 9 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (0.37%) vCloud
8 2 (0.19%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.19%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.093%) KVM
9 1 (0.093%) NFS
9 1 (0.093%) SRDF
9 1 (0.093%) Xen
Systems Management
1 70 (6.54%) Puppet
2 54 (5.04%) Ansible
3 46 (4.30%) Opscode Chef
4 29 (2.71%) Ambari
5 24 (2.24%) Hadoop YARN
6 21 (1.96%) Oozie
7 14 (1.31%) Mesos
8 13 (1.21%) Nagios
9 10 (0.93%) ZABBIX
10 6 (0.56%) SCCM
11 5 (0.47%) Ganglia
11 5 (0.47%) Kubernetes
12 4 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
13 3 (0.28%) WSUS
14 2 (0.19%) CFEngine
14 2 (0.19%) HP SiteScope
14 2 (0.19%) QRadar
15 1 (0.093%) logstash
15 1 (0.093%) OpenAM
15 1 (0.093%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 110 (10.27%) Oracle
2 83 (7.75%) Tableau
3 77 (7.19%) Cloudera
4 54 (5.04%) Hortonworks
5 48 (4.48%) Microsoft
6 45 (4.20%) Teradata
7 33 (3.08%) Splunk
8 31 (2.89%) IBM
8 31 (2.89%) Informatica
9 20 (1.87%) MapR
10 18 (1.68%) Talend
11 17 (1.59%) Atlassian
12 15 (1.40%) Red Hat
13 14 (1.31%) Cognos
14 13 (1.21%) Google
14 13 (1.21%) SAP
14 13 (1.21%) VMware
15 12 (1.12%) Platfora
16 8 (0.75%) New Relic
16 8 (0.75%) Vertica
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