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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 100 123 231
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +108
Contract jobs citing Big Data 495 402 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.34% 1.89% 0.89%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.95% 8.07% 3.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 298 135
Average daily rate £550 £540 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £388 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £700 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £475 £565
% change year-on-year
-1.05% -15.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £24.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.50 £36.50 -
% change year-on-year
+27.39% -
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
4974 4981 5031
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 23.49% 23.47% 23.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3610 3521 3451
Average daily rate £475 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 37 42
Average hourly rate £43.00 £20.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.00% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £12.10 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.05 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +17.11%

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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data within the London region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +13 71 £525 -4.54% 82
Canary Wharf +3 5 £650 +8.33%
Bromley - 3 £750 -
Southwark - 3 £250 -
Feltham - 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 561 (51.47%) Hadoop
2 432 (39.63%) Java
3 394 (36.15%) Agile Software Development
4 303 (27.80%) Apache Spark
5 291 (26.70%) Analytics
6 283 (25.96%) Finance
7 279 (25.60%) SQL
8 273 (25.05%) Scala
9 250 (22.94%) Apache Hive
10 239 (21.93%) Python
11 207 (18.99%) Business Intelligence
12 196 (17.98%) Linux
12 196 (17.98%) Banking
13 183 (16.79%) NoSQL
14 170 (15.60%) ETL
15 163 (14.95%) Data Warehouse
16 154 (14.13%) Scrum
17 147 (13.49%) HBase
18 146 (13.39%) TDD
19 138 (12.66%) Kafka
20 127 (11.65%) Open Source
20 127 (11.65%) Analytical Skills
21 125 (11.47%) Data Modelling
22 114 (10.46%) Data Analytics
23 113 (10.37%) DevOps
24 109 (10.00%) HDFS
25 108 (9.91%) SQL Server
26 106 (9.72%) Amazon AWS
27 98 (8.99%) Oracle
28 93 (8.53%) Cloudera

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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
1 303 (27.80%) Apache Spark
2 78 (7.16%) Apache Pig
3 68 (6.24%) Apache
4 51 (4.68%) Elasticsearch
5 35 (3.21%) Node.js
6 29 (2.66%) SAS
7 20 (1.83%) Apache Solr
8 15 (1.38%) Tomcat
9 13 (1.19%) nginx
10 12 (1.10%) WebSphere
11 11 (1.01%) CMS
11 11 (1.01%) Oracle Coherence
12 10 (0.92%) SharePoint
13 9 (0.83%) Jetty
14 8 (0.73%) JBoss
14 8 (0.73%) OpenStack
15 5 (0.46%) Confluence
16 4 (0.37%) ArcGIS
16 4 (0.37%) Drupal
16 4 (0.37%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (1.83%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.28%) SPSS
3 10 (0.92%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.64%) MS Project
5 3 (0.28%) MS Office
5 3 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.092%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.092%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.092%) Stata
Business Applications
1 4 (0.37%) Relativity
1 4 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.092%) BigMachines
4 1 (0.092%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.092%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.092%) OpenX
4 1 (0.092%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.092%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.092%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.092%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.092%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 106 (9.72%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (2.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (1.19%) Amazon EMR
5 12 (1.10%) Amazon S3
5 12 (1.10%) SaaS
6 11 (1.01%) GitHub
7 10 (0.92%) AWS CloudFormation
8 9 (0.83%) Amazon Kinesis
8 9 (0.83%) AWS Lambda
8 9 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (0.55%) Google Analytics
9 6 (0.55%) Google Compute Engine
10 3 (0.28%) PaaS
11 2 (0.18%) Route 53
12 1 (0.092%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 1 (0.092%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.092%) IaaS
12 1 (0.092%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 34 (3.12%) Internet
2 17 (1.56%) Firewall
3 15 (1.38%) Kerberos
4 11 (1.01%) DNS
5 10 (0.92%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (0.73%) LDAP
7 7 (0.64%) SNA
7 7 (0.64%) SNMP
8 6 (0.55%) FCoE
8 6 (0.55%) Fibre Channel
8 6 (0.55%) HTTP
8 6 (0.55%) iSCSI
8 6 (0.55%) LAN
8 6 (0.55%) SMTP
8 6 (0.55%) VPN
8 6 (0.55%) WAN
9 5 (0.46%) MPLS
9 5 (0.46%) SSL
10 4 (0.37%) SAN
10 4 (0.37%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 561 (51.47%) Hadoop
2 250 (22.94%) Apache Hive
3 183 (16.79%) NoSQL
4 163 (14.95%) Data Warehouse
5 147 (13.49%) HBase
6 108 (9.91%) SQL Server
7 93 (8.53%) MongoDB
8 83 (7.61%) Apache Cassandra
9 64 (5.87%) Impala
10 58 (5.32%) Data Mining
11 57 (5.23%) Relational Database
12 54 (4.95%) QlikView
13 50 (4.59%) MySQL
14 46 (4.22%) Pentaho
15 43 (3.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 40 (3.67%) Sqoop
17 32 (2.94%) RDBMS
18 27 (2.48%) Oracle Database
18 27 (2.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 24 (2.20%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 64 (5.87%) Git (software)
2 37 (3.39%) Jenkins
3 31 (2.84%) JIRA
3 31 (2.84%) Maven
4 29 (2.66%) JUnit
5 23 (2.11%) Talend Open Studio
6 18 (1.65%) Subversion
7 16 (1.47%) Mockito
8 14 (1.28%) Gradle
9 12 (1.10%) Eclipse
10 11 (1.01%) Hudson
10 11 (1.01%) Visual Studio
11 10 (0.92%) Mercurial
11 10 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (0.83%) IntelliJ
12 9 (0.83%) Log4j
12 9 (0.83%) TeamCity
13 8 (0.73%) Jasmine
14 7 (0.64%) Cucumber
14 7 (0.64%) JMeter
General
1 283 (25.96%) Finance
2 196 (17.98%) Banking
3 73 (6.70%) Investment Banking
4 49 (4.50%) Marketing
5 43 (3.94%) Retail
6 35 (3.21%) Front Office
7 19 (1.74%) Telecoms
8 17 (1.56%) Publishing
9 15 (1.38%) Financial Institution
10 14 (1.28%) Advertising
11 10 (0.92%) Corporate Banking
12 8 (0.73%) Games
13 6 (0.55%) Law
13 6 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (0.55%) Retail Banking
14 5 (0.46%) Manufacturing
15 4 (0.37%) Back Office
15 4 (0.37%) Electronics
16 3 (0.28%) Legal
17 1 (0.092%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 437 (40.09%) Developer
2 166 (15.23%) Big Data Developer
3 151 (13.85%) Architect
4 135 (12.39%) Java Developer
5 116 (10.64%) Hadoop Developer
6 108 (9.91%) Analyst
7 81 (7.43%) Data Architect
8 80 (7.34%) Scala Developer
9 79 (7.25%) Senior Developer
10 77 (7.06%) Big Data Engineer
11 59 (5.41%) Consultant
12 57 (5.23%) Big Data Architect
13 53 (4.86%) Business Analyst
14 51 (4.68%) Hadoop Engineer
15 40 (3.67%) Project Manager
16 39 (3.58%) Apache Spark Developer
17 38 (3.49%) Solutions Architect
18 34 (3.12%) Data Analyst
19 32 (2.94%) Senior Java Developer
20 31 (2.84%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (12.66%) Kafka
2 87 (7.98%) Web Services
3 71 (6.51%) HTML
4 56 (5.14%) Spring
5 51 (4.68%) Apache Avro
6 50 (4.59%) JSON
7 49 (4.50%) HTML5
8 48 (4.40%) RESTful
9 45 (4.13%) XML
10 44 (4.04%) .NET
11 42 (3.85%) REST
12 41 (3.76%) AngularJS
13 36 (3.30%) Akka
14 35 (3.21%) CSS
15 30 (2.75%) SOAP
16 22 (2.02%) jQuery
17 21 (1.93%) Apache Commons
18 20 (1.83%) Guava
19 19 (1.74%) Cascading
20 18 (1.65%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 127 (11.65%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (6.06%) Visualisation
3 57 (5.23%) Computer Science
4 48 (4.40%) Data Structures
5 44 (4.04%) Algorithms
6 39 (3.58%) Credit Risk
7 33 (3.03%) Statistics
8 29 (2.66%) Data Integration
9 27 (2.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 24 (2.20%) Mathematics
11 21 (1.93%) User Experience
12 20 (1.83%) Data Centre
12 20 (1.83%) Market Risk
13 19 (1.74%) Fixed Income
14 18 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
14 18 (1.65%) Mobile App
15 17 (1.56%) Fintech
16 15 (1.38%) Management Information System
16 15 (1.38%) Semantic Web
17 14 (1.28%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 196 (17.98%) Linux
2 81 (7.43%) Unix
3 69 (6.33%) Windows
4 20 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (1.19%) Ubuntu
6 12 (1.10%) CentOS
7 7 (0.64%) Mac OS X
8 6 (0.55%) Windows Server
9 5 (0.46%) Solaris
10 4 (0.37%) Android
11 3 (0.28%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.18%) AIX
12 2 (0.18%) Debian
12 2 (0.18%) HPUX
13 1 (0.092%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.092%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.092%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 394 (36.15%) Agile Software Development
2 291 (26.70%) Analytics
3 207 (18.99%) Business Intelligence
4 170 (15.60%) ETL
5 154 (14.13%) Scrum
6 146 (13.39%) TDD
7 127 (11.65%) Open Source
8 125 (11.47%) Data Modelling
9 114 (10.46%) Data Analytics
10 113 (10.37%) DevOps
11 87 (7.98%) MapReduce
12 80 (7.34%) Continuous Integration
13 74 (6.79%) BDD
14 71 (6.51%) Software Engineering
15 68 (6.24%) Data Analysis
16 64 (5.87%) E-Commerce
17 61 (5.60%) Data Architecture
18 56 (5.14%) OO
19 53 (4.86%) Kanban
20 51 (4.68%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 432 (39.63%) Java
2 279 (25.60%) SQL
3 273 (25.05%) Scala
4 239 (21.93%) Python
5 90 (8.26%) R
6 83 (7.61%) JavaScript
7 51 (4.68%) PHP
8 50 (4.59%) C#
9 44 (4.04%) Ruby
10 37 (3.39%) Perl
11 36 (3.30%) Bash Shell
11 36 (3.30%) C++
12 34 (3.12%) Shell Script
13 28 (2.57%) T-SQL
14 26 (2.39%) C
15 17 (1.56%) PowerShell
15 17 (1.56%) VBA
16 16 (1.47%) PL/SQL
17 14 (1.28%) Clojure
18 11 (1.01%) sed
Qualifications
1 86 (7.89%) Degree
2 36 (3.30%) Security Cleared
3 16 (1.47%) CCNA
3 16 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (1.47%) DV Cleared
3 16 (1.47%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.10%) PMI Certification
5 10 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (0.83%) ISEB
7 8 (0.73%) CCNP
8 7 (0.64%) CISM
9 6 (0.55%) CISSP
9 6 (0.55%) PMP
9 6 (0.55%) RHCE
9 6 (0.55%) RHCSA
10 5 (0.46%) JNCIA
10 5 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.46%) SAS Certification
11 4 (0.37%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (0.37%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (4.40%) Data Quality
2 45 (4.13%) QA
3 6 (0.55%) Dublin Core
3 6 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (0.55%) SLA
4 5 (0.46%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.18%) Basel III
6 2 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.092%) Basel II
7 1 (0.092%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.092%) MiFID
System Software
1 109 (10.00%) HDFS
2 56 (5.14%) Apache Flume
3 38 (3.49%) Docker
4 19 (1.74%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 14 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (1.01%) Active Directory
7 9 (0.83%) iptables
8 8 (0.73%) NFS
9 6 (0.55%) KVM
10 4 (0.37%) Hyper-V
10 4 (0.37%) vCloud
10 4 (0.37%) vSphere
10 4 (0.37%) XenServer
11 2 (0.18%) Varnish
12 1 (0.092%) FreeRADIUS
12 1 (0.092%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 57 (5.23%) Oozie
2 33 (3.03%) Puppet
3 28 (2.57%) Hadoop YARN
4 27 (2.48%) Mesos
4 27 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
5 26 (2.39%) Ambari
6 17 (1.56%) Ansible
7 11 (1.01%) Kubernetes
8 7 (0.64%) FreeIPA
8 7 (0.64%) SELinux
9 4 (0.37%) SCCM
10 3 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.28%) MOM
10 3 (0.28%) Nagios
10 3 (0.28%) Pingdom
10 3 (0.28%) WSUS
11 2 (0.18%) Cacti
11 2 (0.18%) QRadar
12 1 (0.092%) Graphite
12 1 (0.092%) Iperf
Vendors
1 98 (8.99%) Oracle
2 93 (8.53%) Cloudera
3 88 (8.07%) Tableau
4 47 (4.31%) Hortonworks
5 46 (4.22%) Informatica
6 39 (3.58%) Splunk
7 38 (3.49%) Teradata
8 37 (3.39%) Microsoft
9 35 (3.21%) Alteryx
10 34 (3.12%) Red Hat
11 33 (3.03%) Google
12 27 (2.48%) MapR
13 26 (2.39%) IBM
14 25 (2.29%) SAP
15 23 (2.11%) Talend
16 15 (1.38%) Cognos
16 15 (1.38%) VMware
17 13 (1.19%) Cisco
18 11 (1.01%) Vertica
19 9 (0.83%) Platfora
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