The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data Analytics
Rank 588 562 -
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -
Contract jobs citing Big Data Analytics 16 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.006% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.040% 0.008% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £600 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40489 37285 40846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.06% 72.95% 70.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 25068 22600 23485
Average daily rate £400 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1169 1070 1445
Average hourly rate £24.50 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.33% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £48.84 £46.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%

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 28 July 2014.

Big Data Analytics Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Big Data Analytics
Top 19 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 28 July 2014. 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
England +7 16 £500 -33.33% 16
London +18 7 £500 -33.33% 12
City of London +13 4 £500 -33.33% 3
West Midlands - 4 £550 - 1
North West - - - -
South East - - - - 1
East of England - - - - 2
Chiswick - - - -
Manchester - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
Abingdon - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -

Big Data Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 29 (100.00%) Big Data
2 27 (93.10%) Analytics
3 14 (48.28%) Data Analytics
3 14 (48.28%) Hadoop
4 11 (37.93%) Java
4 11 (37.93%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (34.48%) Scrum
6 9 (31.03%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (31.03%) Open Source
7 8 (27.59%) Linux
8 7 (24.14%) XML
8 7 (24.14%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (20.69%) NoSQL
9 6 (20.69%) Apache Solr
9 6 (20.69%) eTOM
9 6 (20.69%) UNIX
9 6 (20.69%) SQL
9 6 (20.69%) Telecoms
9 6 (20.69%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (17.24%) .NET
10 5 (17.24%) MySQL
10 5 (17.24%) Python
10 5 (17.24%) MongoDB
11 4 (13.79%) Business Transformation
11 4 (13.79%) Apache Pig
11 4 (13.79%) HBase
11 4 (13.79%) German Language
11 4 (13.79%) Lucene
11 4 (13.79%) Windows
11 4 (13.79%) Relational Database

Big Data Analytics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 6 (20.69%) Apache Solr
1 6 (20.69%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (13.79%) Apache Pig
3 2 (6.90%) Apache
4 1 (3.45%) SAS
4 1 (3.45%) SugarCRM
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (100.00%) Big Data
2 14 (48.28%) Hadoop
3 11 (37.93%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (24.14%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (20.69%) NoSQL
6 5 (17.24%) MySQL
6 5 (17.24%) MongoDB
7 4 (13.79%) HBase
7 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
8 3 (10.34%) Apache Hive
9 2 (6.90%) Impala
9 2 (6.90%) Apache Accumulo
9 2 (6.90%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (3.45%) Neo4j
10 1 (3.45%) Data Mining
10 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (3.45%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Subversion
1 1 (3.45%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (3.45%) TeamCity
1 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (20.69%) Telecoms
2 4 (13.79%) German Language
3 1 (3.45%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Advertising
3 1 (3.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Architect
2 6 (20.69%) Developer
2 6 (20.69%) Solutions Architect
2 6 (20.69%) OSS Architect
3 5 (17.24%) Data Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Principal Solutions Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Big Data Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Search Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Principal Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Solutions Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) OSS Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Designer
6 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Data Analytics Architect
7 1 (3.45%) C# Programmer
7 1 (3.45%) CRM Developer
7 1 (3.45%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Cloud Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) XML
2 5 (17.24%) .NET
3 4 (13.79%) Lucene
4 3 (10.34%) JSON
4 3 (10.34%) REST
5 2 (6.90%) Kafka
5 2 (6.90%) Apache Avro
5 2 (6.90%) JDBC
5 2 (6.90%) SOAP
5 2 (6.90%) ODBC
6 1 (3.45%) LAMP
6 1 (3.45%) Hibernate
6 1 (3.45%) Web Services
6 1 (3.45%) CSS
6 1 (3.45%) MapReduce
6 1 (3.45%) RESTful
6 1 (3.45%) Spring
6 1 (3.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Open Source
2 2 (6.90%) Data Integration
2 2 (6.90%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.45%) NHS
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Linux
2 6 (20.69%) UNIX
3 4 (13.79%) Windows
4 1 (3.45%) Fedora
4 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.45%) CentOS
4 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (93.10%) Analytics
2 14 (48.28%) Data Analytics
3 10 (34.48%) Scrum
4 9 (31.03%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (20.69%) eTOM
6 4 (13.79%) Business Transformation
7 3 (10.34%) Business Analytics
7 3 (10.34%) Test Strategy
7 3 (10.34%) ETL
7 3 (10.34%) Service Management
8 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (6.90%) TDD
8 2 (6.90%) Process Management
8 2 (6.90%) Software Architecture
8 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (6.90%) Data Virtualisation
9 1 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (3.45%) OO PHP
9 1 (3.45%) DevOps
9 1 (3.45%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) Java
2 6 (20.69%) SQL
3 5 (17.24%) Python
4 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.90%) C++
4 2 (6.90%) Perl
4 2 (6.90%) Scala
5 1 (3.45%) Clojure
5 1 (3.45%) PHP
5 1 (3.45%) C#
5 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.45%) F#
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
1 2 (6.90%) CTC Cleared
1 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) HDFS
2 2 (6.90%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Oozie
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Ab Initio
1 2 (6.90%) Teradata
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle
2 1 (3.45%) Citrix
2 1 (3.45%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (3.45%) Google
2 1 (3.45%) Splunk
2 1 (3.45%) Tableau
2 1 (3.45%) Facebook
2 1 (3.45%) Twitter
2 1 (3.45%) Talend
2 1 (3.45%) Cloudera
2 1 (3.45%) Pardot
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