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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Big Data Analytics over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Big Data Analytics
UK
Rank 533 602 604
Rank change year-on-year
+69 +2
Contract jobs citing Big Data Analytics 61 27 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.052% 0.023%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.063% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 10 8
Median daily rate £550 £513 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -2.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £468 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £658 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £575 £400
% change year-on-year
-32.60% +43.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
37526 43083 40983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.74% 82.84% 79.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 24906 28187 25982
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 961 1187 1087
Median hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +48.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

Big Data Analytics
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Big Data Analytics as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 22 February 2017.

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 21 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data Analytics within the UK over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 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
England +76 58 £550 +7.31% 12
London +45 36 £550 +12.82% 7
East of England +11 10 £350 - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 6 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 6 - - 1
South East +23 5 £550 +10.00%
Hampshire - 4 £625 -
Essex - 4 £350 -
Farnborough - 3 £700 -
South West - 3 £350 - 1
Edinburgh - 3 - -
Bath - 3 £350 - 1
Somerset - 3 £350 - 1
Scotland - 3 - - 1
West Midlands +3 2 £675 -
East Midlands - 2 £450 - 1
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £675 -
Berkshire +20 1 £425 -17.07%
City of London -4 1 - - 3
Lincolnshire - 1 £450 -
Southampton - 1 £550 -

Big Data Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Big Data Analytics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Big Data Analytics.

1 110 (100.00%) Big Data
1 110 (100.00%) Data Analytics
1 110 (100.00%) Analytics
2 48 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (39.09%) Java
4 39 (35.45%) Hadoop
5 36 (32.73%) Python
6 29 (26.36%) Apache Spark
7 23 (20.91%) Finance
7 23 (20.91%) SQL
8 20 (18.18%) Marketing
9 19 (17.27%) Open Source
9 19 (17.27%) SOA
10 18 (16.36%) Apache Hive
10 18 (16.36%) Digital Marketing
11 17 (15.45%) Degree
11 17 (15.45%) Enterprise Architecture
11 17 (15.45%) TOGAF
11 17 (15.45%) Visualisation
11 17 (15.45%) Scala
11 17 (15.45%) Linux
11 17 (15.45%) Banking
12 15 (13.64%) .NET
12 15 (13.64%) JavaScript
12 15 (13.64%) HTML
13 14 (12.73%) HTML5
13 14 (12.73%) Technical Architecture
14 13 (11.82%) NoSQL
14 13 (11.82%) CSS
14 13 (11.82%) Shell Script

Big Data Analytics
Top Related IT Skills 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 29 (26.36%) Apache Spark
2 10 (9.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 10 (9.09%) Apache
3 3 (2.73%) Apache Pig
3 3 (2.73%) SAS
4 2 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.91%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (0.91%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (9.09%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (1.82%) Unica
3 1 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (5.45%) SaaS
2 5 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.73%) GitHub
4 2 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.82%) IaaS
4 2 (1.82%) PaaS
5 1 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.91%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.00%) SMS
2 7 (6.36%) Network Security
3 4 (3.64%) Firewall
3 4 (3.64%) HTTP
3 4 (3.64%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.64%) VoIP
4 1 (0.91%) DNS
4 1 (0.91%) DSL
4 1 (0.91%) FCAPS
4 1 (0.91%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.91%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (100.00%) Big Data
2 39 (35.45%) Hadoop
3 18 (16.36%) Apache Hive
4 13 (11.82%) NoSQL
5 10 (9.09%) HBase
6 8 (7.27%) Relational Database
7 7 (6.36%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (6.36%) Sqoop
8 6 (5.45%) MongoDB
9 5 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (4.55%) SQL Server
10 4 (3.64%) Couchbase
10 4 (3.64%) Data Lake
10 4 (3.64%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 3 (2.73%) Apache Zeppelin
11 3 (2.73%) RDBMS
12 2 (1.82%) MySQL
13 1 (0.91%) Snowflake Schema
13 1 (0.91%) SQLPlus
13 1 (0.91%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 5 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 5 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.64%) JIRA
3 2 (1.82%) Subversion
4 1 (0.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.91%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.91%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.91%) Gatling
4 1 (0.91%) Gradle
4 1 (0.91%) JSUnit
4 1 (0.91%) JUnit
4 1 (0.91%) PHPUnit
4 1 (0.91%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (20.91%) Finance
2 20 (18.18%) Marketing
3 17 (15.45%) Banking
4 12 (10.91%) Legal
5 7 (6.36%) Investment Banking
5 7 (6.36%) Retail
6 4 (3.64%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.73%) Financial Institution
7 3 (2.73%) Games
7 3 (2.73%) Law
7 3 (2.73%) Military
7 3 (2.73%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.91%) Advertising
8 1 (0.91%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.91%) Electronics
8 1 (0.91%) German Language
8 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (32.73%) Architect
2 30 (27.27%) Developer
3 20 (18.18%) Data Architect
4 17 (15.45%) Big Data Architect
4 17 (15.45%) Solutions Architect
5 13 (11.82%) Digital Architect
6 12 (10.91%) Digital Marketing Architect
7 11 (10.00%) Python Developer
8 9 (8.18%) Big Data Developer
8 9 (8.18%) Digital Solutions Architect
8 9 (8.18%) IT Architect
9 7 (6.36%) Applications Consultant
9 7 (6.36%) Consultant
9 7 (6.36%) Data Engineer
9 7 (6.36%) Security Consultant
10 6 (5.45%) Analyst
10 6 (5.45%) Big Data Engineer
10 6 (5.45%) Data Analytics Architect
10 6 (5.45%) Project Manager
11 5 (4.55%) Big Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.64%) .NET
1 15 (13.64%) HTML
2 14 (12.73%) HTML5
3 13 (11.82%) CSS
4 12 (10.91%) J2EE
5 11 (10.00%) Kafka
5 11 (10.00%) Middleware
6 8 (7.27%) CSS3
6 8 (7.27%) D3.js
6 8 (7.27%) Django
6 8 (7.27%) Flask
7 5 (4.55%) Node.js
8 4 (3.64%) AngularJS
9 3 (2.73%) JFC
9 3 (2.73%) Sass
10 2 (1.82%) jQuery
10 2 (1.82%) React
10 2 (1.82%) REST
11 1 (0.91%) GraphX
11 1 (0.91%) MLlib
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.91%) Social Media
1 12 (10.91%) Virtual Team
2 11 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (8.18%) Data Centre
3 9 (8.18%) Management Information System
4 7 (6.36%) Cyberthreat
4 7 (6.36%) User Experience
5 5 (4.55%) Algorithms
6 4 (3.64%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.64%) Life Science
7 3 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.73%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.82%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.82%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.91%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (0.91%) Derivative
9 1 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.91%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.91%) PMI
9 1 (0.91%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.45%) Linux
2 11 (10.00%) Unix
3 5 (4.55%) AIX
3 5 (4.55%) HPUX
3 5 (4.55%) Solaris
4 3 (2.73%) Windows
5 1 (0.91%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (100.00%) Analytics
1 110 (100.00%) Data Analytics
2 48 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (17.27%) Open Source
3 19 (17.27%) SOA
4 18 (16.36%) Digital Marketing
5 17 (15.45%) Enterprise Architecture
5 17 (15.45%) TOGAF
5 17 (15.45%) Visualisation
6 14 (12.73%) Technical Architecture
7 13 (11.82%) DevOps
8 12 (10.91%) MapReduce
8 12 (10.91%) OO
9 11 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
9 11 (10.00%) Zachman Framework
10 9 (8.18%) Risk Management
11 8 (7.27%) Information Security
11 8 (7.27%) Security Architecture
11 8 (7.27%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 43 (39.09%) Java
2 36 (32.73%) Python
3 23 (20.91%) SQL
4 17 (15.45%) Scala
5 15 (13.64%) JavaScript
6 13 (11.82%) Shell Script
7 11 (10.00%) R
8 8 (7.27%) Bash Shell
8 8 (7.27%) C++
9 6 (5.45%) C#
10 5 (4.55%) Perl
11 1 (0.91%) ECMAScript
11 1 (0.91%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.91%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.91%) SPARQL
11 1 (0.91%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 17 (15.45%) Degree
2 6 (5.45%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.64%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.73%) CEH
4 3 (2.73%) CISSP
4 3 (2.73%) PhD
5 2 (1.82%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.91%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.91%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.91%) QA
System Software
1 9 (8.18%) HDFS
2 2 (1.82%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.91%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (6.36%) Hadoop YARN
2 6 (5.45%) Kibana
3 4 (3.64%) Puppet
4 1 (0.91%) Ansible
4 1 (0.91%) Galera Cluster
4 1 (0.91%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.91%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.91%) Oozie
Vendors
1 10 (9.09%) Adobe
2 9 (8.18%) Splunk
3 7 (6.36%) IBM
4 5 (4.55%) Hortonworks
5 4 (3.64%) ArcSight
5 4 (3.64%) Cloudera
5 4 (3.64%) FireEye
5 4 (3.64%) Intel Security
6 3 (2.73%) MuleSoft
6 3 (2.73%) Oracle
7 2 (1.82%) Perforce
7 2 (1.82%) SAP
7 2 (1.82%) Sybase
7 2 (1.82%) Tableau
7 2 (1.82%) Teradata
8 1 (0.91%) Cognos
8 1 (0.91%) Datameer
8 1 (0.91%) Netezza
8 1 (0.91%) Nokia
8 1 (0.91%) Sun
London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rullion
Posted: 4 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
ECS
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago