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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 108 203 223
Rank change year-on-year
+95 +20
Contract jobs citing Big Data 416 203 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.98% 0.93% 0.78%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.69% 4.06% 3.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 142 111
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£525 £525 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £648 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £575 £363
% change year-on-year
-17.39% +58.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 - -
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
4787 5006 4526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.79% 22.86% 23.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3399 3478 3146
Average daily rate £445 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.48% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 33 42
Average hourly rate £20.00 £33.35 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.02% +21.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.10 £18.00 £18.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.30 £57.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+25.92% -10.00%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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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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 +74 112 £525 +6.06% 40
Croydon -1 3 £520 -16.80%
Canary Wharf +6 1 £600 -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Westminster - 1 £525 -
Edgware - - - -
Romford - - - -
Hillingdon - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Brentford - - - - 1
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 446 (57.33%) Hadoop
2 321 (41.26%) Java
3 276 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
4 200 (25.71%) SQL
5 194 (24.94%) Analytics
6 186 (23.91%) NoSQL
7 175 (22.49%) Apache Hive
8 170 (21.85%) Banking
9 153 (19.67%) Python
10 150 (19.28%) Finance
11 146 (18.77%) Linux
11 146 (18.77%) MongoDB
12 139 (17.87%) Data Warehouse
13 136 (17.48%) Apache Spark
14 131 (16.84%) Scala
15 126 (16.20%) Oracle
16 116 (14.91%) TDD
17 110 (14.14%) MapReduce
18 104 (13.37%) Apache Cassandra
19 103 (13.24%) Data Modelling
20 100 (12.85%) Business Intelligence
21 99 (12.72%) HBase
22 93 (11.95%) ETL
23 87 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
24 86 (11.05%) Investment Banking
25 82 (10.54%) UNIX
26 80 (10.28%) Degree
27 78 (10.03%) Apache Pig
28 76 (9.77%) Scrum
29 73 (9.38%) Apache

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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
1 136 (17.48%) Apache Spark
2 78 (10.03%) Apache Pig
3 73 (9.38%) Apache
4 58 (7.46%) Elasticsearch
5 33 (4.24%) SAS
6 20 (2.57%) Node.js
7 12 (1.54%) Tomcat
8 10 (1.29%) Apache Solr
9 9 (1.16%) OpenStack
10 6 (0.77%) WebLogic
10 6 (0.77%) SharePoint
10 6 (0.77%) Apache ServiceMix
11 5 (0.64%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.64%) Oracle Coherence
12 4 (0.51%) JBoss
13 3 (0.39%) Cloud Foundry
13 3 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
13 3 (0.39%) Mule
14 2 (0.26%) CMS
14 2 (0.26%) Confluence
Applications
1 20 (2.57%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.54%) SPSS
3 8 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.64%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.51%) MS Project
6 3 (0.39%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.26%) MS Office
8 1 (0.13%) Weka
Business Applications
1 8 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.77%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.13%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.13%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 47 (6.04%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (2.31%) Amazon EC2
3 17 (2.19%) Amazon EMR
4 16 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (1.41%) Amazon S3
7 9 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (0.77%) Amazon SQS
9 5 (0.64%) SaaS
9 5 (0.64%) PaaS
10 4 (0.51%) IaaS
11 3 (0.39%) GitHub
12 2 (0.26%) AWS Data Pipeline
13 1 (0.13%) Amazon Kinesis
13 1 (0.13%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.41%) TCP/IP
2 7 (0.90%) Internet
2 7 (0.90%) Kerberos
3 6 (0.77%) Network Security
3 6 (0.77%) VPN
3 6 (0.77%) LAN
3 6 (0.77%) WAN
4 5 (0.64%) AMQP
4 5 (0.64%) DHCP
4 5 (0.64%) LDAP
5 3 (0.39%) SAN
6 2 (0.26%) HTTP
6 2 (0.26%) SSL
6 2 (0.26%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.13%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.13%) Firewall
7 1 (0.13%) MPLS
7 1 (0.13%) DMZ
7 1 (0.13%) SMTP
7 1 (0.13%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 446 (57.33%) Hadoop
2 186 (23.91%) NoSQL
3 175 (22.49%) Apache Hive
4 146 (18.77%) MongoDB
5 139 (17.87%) Data Warehouse
6 104 (13.37%) Apache Cassandra
7 99 (12.72%) HBase
8 62 (7.97%) SQL Server
9 51 (6.56%) Relational Database
10 42 (5.40%) MySQL
11 37 (4.76%) CouchDB
11 37 (4.76%) Riak
11 37 (4.76%) RDBMS
12 34 (4.37%) Sqoop
13 33 (4.24%) Data Mining
14 32 (4.11%) Couchbase
15 31 (3.98%) Mahout
16 29 (3.73%) MarkLogic
17 28 (3.60%) QlikView
18 24 (3.08%) Impala
Development Applications
1 34 (4.37%) Git (software)
2 31 (3.98%) Jenkins
3 24 (3.08%) Subversion
4 21 (2.70%) Maven
5 17 (2.19%) Hudson
6 13 (1.67%) JUnit
6 13 (1.67%) JIRA
7 12 (1.54%) Cucumber
8 10 (1.29%) Mockito
9 9 (1.16%) RSpec
10 7 (0.90%) Talend Open Studio
10 7 (0.90%) TeamCity
10 7 (0.90%) Selenium
11 6 (0.77%) GDB
12 4 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (0.39%) PyUnit
13 3 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (0.39%) Eclipse
13 3 (0.39%) Ant
13 3 (0.39%) WATIR
General
1 170 (21.85%) Banking
2 150 (19.28%) Finance
3 86 (11.05%) Investment Banking
4 26 (3.34%) Marketing
5 25 (3.21%) Retail
6 22 (2.83%) Front Office
7 21 (2.70%) Telecoms
8 19 (2.44%) Games
9 14 (1.80%) Law
10 11 (1.41%) Publishing
11 9 (1.16%) Legal
11 9 (1.16%) Manufacturing
12 8 (1.03%) Electronics
13 6 (0.77%) Music Industry
14 5 (0.64%) Back Office
15 3 (0.39%) Corporate Banking
16 2 (0.26%) Financial Institution
17 1 (0.13%) Advertising
17 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
17 1 (0.13%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 317 (40.75%) Developer
2 153 (19.67%) Architect
3 95 (12.21%) Java Developer
4 73 (9.38%) Analyst
5 67 (8.61%) Data Architect
6 53 (6.81%) Big Data Developer
7 47 (6.04%) Scala Developer
8 43 (5.53%) Hadoop Developer
9 40 (5.14%) Business Analyst
10 38 (4.88%) Senior Developer
11 33 (4.24%) Big Data Architect
12 29 (3.73%) Consultant
13 28 (3.60%) Data Scientist
13 28 (3.60%) Solutions Architect
14 23 (2.96%) Project Manager
15 22 (2.83%) Data Analyst
16 19 (2.44%) Enterprise Architect
17 16 (2.06%) Lead Developer
17 16 (2.06%) Administrator
18 15 (1.93%) Big Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (7.84%) Spring
2 57 (7.33%) Web Services
3 54 (6.94%) HTML
4 51 (6.56%) XML
5 40 (5.14%) HTML5
6 38 (4.88%) .NET
7 37 (4.76%) Hibernate
8 34 (4.37%) jQuery
8 34 (4.37%) Kafka
9 32 (4.11%) Akka
10 30 (3.86%) CSS
11 29 (3.73%) REST
12 28 (3.60%) Cascading
13 24 (3.08%) J2EE
14 22 (2.83%) RESTful
15 20 (2.57%) Apache Flex
15 20 (2.57%) JSON
16 18 (2.31%) AngularJS
17 17 (2.19%) Apache Avro
17 17 (2.19%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 87 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
2 71 (9.13%) Visualisation
3 59 (7.58%) Open Source
4 45 (5.78%) Computer Science
5 43 (5.53%) Algorithms
6 41 (5.27%) Data Structures
7 38 (4.88%) Statistics
8 24 (3.08%) Credit Risk
8 24 (3.08%) Data Integration
9 22 (2.83%) Market Risk
10 20 (2.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 16 (2.06%) Mathematics
12 15 (1.93%) Online Games
13 14 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
14 13 (1.67%) User Experience
14 13 (1.67%) Derivative
15 11 (1.41%) Fixed Income
16 10 (1.29%) Equities
16 10 (1.29%) Replication
17 9 (1.16%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 146 (18.77%) Linux
2 82 (10.54%) UNIX
3 36 (4.63%) Windows
4 21 (2.70%) CentOS
5 19 (2.44%) Debian
6 15 (1.93%) Ubuntu
7 9 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.51%) Solaris
8 4 (0.51%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.39%) Android
9 3 (0.39%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.26%) AIX
10 2 (0.26%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
2 194 (24.94%) Analytics
3 116 (14.91%) TDD
4 110 (14.14%) MapReduce
5 103 (13.24%) Data Modelling
6 100 (12.85%) Business Intelligence
7 93 (11.95%) ETL
8 76 (9.77%) Scrum
9 72 (9.25%) OO
10 58 (7.46%) Continuous Integration
11 56 (7.20%) DevOps
12 44 (5.66%) BDD
13 43 (5.53%) Mentoring
14 40 (5.14%) Data Analysis
15 38 (4.88%) Data Architecture
16 36 (4.63%) Stakeholder Management
17 35 (4.50%) Project Management
18 28 (3.60%) CRM
19 26 (3.34%) Software Engineering
19 26 (3.34%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 321 (41.26%) Java
2 200 (25.71%) SQL
3 153 (19.67%) Python
4 131 (16.84%) Scala
5 59 (7.58%) C#
6 51 (6.56%) Perl
7 49 (6.30%) Bash Shell
8 45 (5.78%) C++
9 42 (5.40%) Ruby
10 40 (5.14%) PL/SQL
11 39 (5.01%) PHP
12 38 (4.88%) JavaScript
12 38 (4.88%) Shell Script
13 36 (4.63%) R
14 23 (2.96%) C
15 12 (1.54%) T-SQL
16 11 (1.41%) MATLAB
17 10 (1.29%) VBA
17 10 (1.29%) AWK
17 10 (1.29%) sed
Qualifications
1 80 (10.28%) Degree
2 23 (2.96%) Security Cleared
3 12 (1.54%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.03%) PhD
4 8 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.64%) CISSP
7 4 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (0.51%) MCT
7 4 (0.51%) ISEB
7 4 (0.51%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.26%) PMP
8 2 (0.26%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.13%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Certified Master
9 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 1 (0.13%) MBA
9 1 (0.13%) CCNA
9 1 (0.13%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (2.96%) QA
2 9 (1.16%) Dodd-Frank
3 6 (0.77%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.51%) Basel III
4 4 (0.51%) P3O
5 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 72 (9.25%) HDFS
2 51 (6.56%) Apache Flume
3 40 (5.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 11 (1.41%) Oracle RAC
5 9 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (0.77%) Docker
7 4 (0.51%) Active Directory
7 4 (0.51%) vCloud
8 2 (0.26%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.26%) vSphere
9 1 (0.13%) XenApp
9 1 (0.13%) XenServer
9 1 (0.13%) Firmware
9 1 (0.13%) NFS
Systems Management
1 61 (7.84%) Oozie
2 55 (7.07%) Puppet
3 46 (5.91%) Opscode Chef
4 29 (3.73%) Hadoop YARN
5 25 (3.21%) Nagios
6 24 (3.08%) Ambari
6 24 (3.08%) ZABBIX
7 20 (2.57%) Salt
8 18 (2.31%) Cacti
9 14 (1.80%) Ansible
10 12 (1.54%) Vagrant
11 10 (1.29%) Mesos
12 5 (0.64%) Graphite
13 4 (0.51%) yum
14 3 (0.39%) NetBackup
15 2 (0.26%) OpenView
15 2 (0.26%) Munin
16 1 (0.13%) logstash
16 1 (0.13%) Kibana
16 1 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 126 (16.20%) Oracle
2 47 (6.04%) Microsoft
3 34 (4.37%) Teradata
3 34 (4.37%) Tableau
4 30 (3.86%) Cloudera
5 28 (3.60%) Hortonworks
6 26 (3.34%) Red Hat
7 25 (3.21%) Adobe
7 25 (3.21%) Netezza
8 24 (3.08%) Informatica
9 22 (2.83%) Sybase
9 22 (2.83%) MapR
10 21 (2.70%) Rackspace
11 18 (2.31%) SAP
12 16 (2.06%) IBM
13 15 (1.93%) Splunk
13 15 (1.93%) Google
14 11 (1.41%) Vertica
15 9 (1.16%) VMware
15 9 (1.16%) Business Objects
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £600 - £650 per day
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London
McGregor Boyall
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City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £454.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
eCom Recruitment
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Montash
Rate: £600 - £750 per day + negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £850 per day + Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Next Ventures Limited
Rate: Competitive day rate
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Next Ventures Limited
Rate: Competitive day rate
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £650.00 - £750.00 per day
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