The table below looks at the statistics for Big Data Analytics skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Big Data Analytics 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 Analytics
Rank 600 596 574
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -22
Contract jobs citing Big Data Analytics 28 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.025% 0.016%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.067% 0.032% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 5
Average daily rate £500 £525 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +11.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £444 £441
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £670 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £575 £475 £625
% change year-on-year
+21.05% -24.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41761 40034 37146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.19% 77.60% 76.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 27350 25609 22516
Average daily rate £425 £422 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% +5.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1211 1053 1129
Average hourly rate £39.27 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.03% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Big Data Analytics
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Big Data Analytics within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Big Data Analytics Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Big Data Analytics
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Big Data Analytics within the UK.

Big Data Analytics Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Big Data Analytics
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Big Data Analytics within the UK over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Big Data Analytics Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Big Data Analytics
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Big Data Analytics within the UK.

Big Data Analytics Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Big Data Analytics
Top 20 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data Analytics within the UK 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
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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
England +3 27 £500 -4.76% 21
London +14 15 £500 -4.76% 14
South East +7 6 £500 +11.11% 2
Berkshire - 3 £513 - 2
Yorkshire - 3 £625 -
City of London - 3 - - 5
Sheffield - 3 £625 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £625 -
West Midlands - 2 - -
Coventry - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire +9 1 - - 1
East of England +4 1 - - 2
East Sussex - 1 - -
Kent - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £500 -
Bracknell - 1 £500 - 1
Slough - 1 - -
Wokingham - 1 £525 - 1
Brighton - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 £500 -

Big Data Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Big Data Analytics 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 Analytics.

1 62 (100.00%) Big Data
2 60 (96.77%) Analytics
2 60 (96.77%) Data Analytics
3 31 (50.00%) Hadoop
4 23 (37.10%) Data Modelling
5 19 (30.65%) Apache Hive
6 18 (29.03%) Java
7 17 (27.42%) SQL
7 17 (27.42%) Finance
8 16 (25.81%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (24.19%) Python
9 15 (24.19%) Analytical Skills
10 14 (22.58%) Apache Spark
11 12 (19.35%) Logical Data Model
11 12 (19.35%) HDFS
11 12 (19.35%) QA
11 12 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (17.74%) Retail
12 11 (17.74%) Data Analysis
12 11 (17.74%) C#
12 11 (17.74%) Impala
12 11 (17.74%) Machine Learning
13 10 (16.13%) R
13 10 (16.13%) Scala
14 9 (14.52%) Relational Database
14 9 (14.52%) Banking
14 9 (14.52%) Workflow
15 8 (12.90%) Telecoms
15 8 (12.90%) Data Quality
15 8 (12.90%) Visualisation

Big Data Analytics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Big Data Analytics 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 Analytics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (22.58%) Apache Spark
2 5 (8.06%) Apache Pig
3 4 (6.45%) Apache
3 4 (6.45%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (4.84%) SAS
5 1 (1.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.61%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.61%) Smallworld
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.23%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) Internet
2 1 (1.61%) BGP
2 1 (1.61%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.61%) DWDM
2 1 (1.61%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.61%) IPv6
2 1 (1.61%) MPLS
2 1 (1.61%) OSPF
2 1 (1.61%) SMS
2 1 (1.61%) VPLS
2 1 (1.61%) VPN
2 1 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (100.00%) Big Data
2 31 (50.00%) Hadoop
3 19 (30.65%) Apache Hive
4 11 (17.74%) Impala
5 9 (14.52%) Relational Database
6 7 (11.29%) Data Mining
6 7 (11.29%) NoSQL
7 6 (9.68%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (9.68%) RDBMS
8 5 (8.06%) Text Mining
9 4 (6.45%) HBase
10 3 (4.84%) CouchDB
10 3 (4.84%) MongoDB
10 3 (4.84%) Star Schema
11 2 (3.23%) Power BI
11 2 (3.23%) SAP HANA
11 2 (3.23%) SAS EBI
12 1 (1.61%) Couchbase
12 1 (1.61%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (27.42%) Finance
2 11 (17.74%) Retail
3 9 (14.52%) Banking
4 8 (12.90%) Telecoms
5 7 (11.29%) Marketing
6 4 (6.45%) Manufacturing
7 2 (3.23%) Advertising
7 2 (3.23%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.61%) Front Office
8 1 (1.61%) Law
8 1 (1.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (25.81%) Developer
2 11 (17.74%) Hadoop Developer
3 6 (9.68%) Big Data Developer
3 6 (9.68%) Data Scientist
4 5 (8.06%) Analyst
4 5 (8.06%) Architect
4 5 (8.06%) Big Data Manager
4 5 (8.06%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 4 (6.45%) Data Analytics Manager
5 4 (6.45%) Data Manager
5 4 (6.45%) Platform Manager
5 4 (6.45%) Project Manager
5 4 (6.45%) Senior Manager
5 4 (6.45%) Senior Project Manager
6 3 (4.84%) Consultant
6 3 (4.84%) Data Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Data Architect
6 3 (4.84%) Data Modeller
6 3 (4.84%) Java Developer
6 3 (4.84%) Process Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.84%) Velocity
2 2 (3.23%) .NET
2 2 (3.23%) J2EE
3 1 (1.61%) Apache Avro
3 1 (1.61%) Kafka
3 1 (1.61%) Regular Expression
3 1 (1.61%) RFC 2547
3 1 (1.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.19%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.90%) Visualisation
3 7 (11.29%) Data Structures
4 5 (8.06%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.84%) CMDB
5 3 (4.84%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.23%) Algorithms
6 2 (3.23%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.23%) User Experience
7 1 (1.61%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.61%) Cybercrime
7 1 (1.61%) Data Conversion
7 1 (1.61%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.61%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (1.61%) PMI
7 1 (1.61%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.61%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.61%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.06%) Linux
2 4 (6.45%) Windows
3 3 (4.84%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.61%) Android
4 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.61%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (96.77%) Analytics
1 60 (96.77%) Data Analytics
2 23 (37.10%) Data Modelling
3 16 (25.81%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (19.35%) Logical Data Model
5 11 (17.74%) Data Analysis
5 11 (17.74%) Machine Learning
6 9 (14.52%) Workflow
7 6 (9.68%) PRINCE2
7 6 (9.68%) Project Management
7 6 (9.68%) SDLC
8 5 (8.06%) Change Control
8 5 (8.06%) Waterfall
9 4 (6.45%) Data Cleansing
9 4 (6.45%) Direct Marketing
9 4 (6.45%) MapReduce
9 4 (6.45%) User Stories
10 3 (4.84%) Business Transformation
10 3 (4.84%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 18 (29.03%) Java
2 17 (27.42%) SQL
3 15 (24.19%) Python
4 11 (17.74%) C#
5 10 (16.13%) R
5 10 (16.13%) Scala
6 3 (4.84%) C
7 2 (3.23%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.23%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.23%) MATLAB
7 2 (3.23%) Perl
8 1 (1.61%) C++
8 1 (1.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (12.90%) Degree
1 8 (12.90%) DV Cleared
1 8 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.61%) CCNA
3 1 (1.61%) CCNP
3 1 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.61%) JNCIA
3 1 (1.61%) JNCIP
3 1 (1.61%) PhD
3 1 (1.61%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.61%) PMP
3 1 (1.61%) Postgraduate
3 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (19.35%) QA
2 8 (12.90%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (19.35%) HDFS
2 1 (1.61%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (1.61%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) SCCM
1 3 (4.84%) WSUS
2 1 (1.61%) Cacti
2 1 (1.61%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (1.61%) Oozie
2 1 (1.61%) OPNET
2 1 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (11.29%) Cloudera
1 7 (11.29%) Hortonworks
2 3 (4.84%) Google
2 3 (4.84%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.23%) ClickTale
3 2 (3.23%) Kronos
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle
3 2 (3.23%) SAP
3 2 (3.23%) Tableau
3 2 (3.23%) Teradata
4 1 (1.61%) Adobe
4 1 (1.61%) Cisco
4 1 (1.61%) Juniper
4 1 (1.61%) NetCracker
4 1 (1.61%) Splunk
4 1 (1.61%) TIBCO
London
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Wokingham
Venturi
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Bracknell
Venturi
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 21 days ago