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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data Analytics
Rank 591 594 576
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -18
Contract jobs citing Big Data Analytics 29 17 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.031% 0.006%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.066% 0.041% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 6 2
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£800 £413 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+93.93% -31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £363 £480
10% offered a daily rate of more than £900 £550 £720
UK excluding London average daily rate £800 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+77.77% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - -

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
44182 41616 38228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.70% 76.15% 74.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28632 25727 23174
Average daily rate £415 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1181 1176 1105
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 2015.

Big Data Analytics Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Big Data Analytics
Top 23 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 31 July 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
England -13 29 £800 +93.93% 12
London +6 15 £800 +93.93% 8
City of London -6 7 £825 +100.00% 1
Yorkshire -20 4 £800 +128.57%
Leeds -21 4 £800 +128.57%
West Yorkshire -21 4 £800 +128.57%
Warrington - 4 £800 -
Cheshire - 4 £800 -
North West - 4 £800 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 £458 -
South East - 2 £875 -
South West - 2 £630 -
East of England - 2 £458 - 1
Devon - 2 £630 -
Exeter - 2 £630 -
Cambridge - 2 £458 -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £330 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £330 -
North East - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -

Big Data Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 56 (100.00%) Big Data
2 53 (94.64%) Analytics
3 24 (42.86%) Java
4 22 (39.29%) Python
4 22 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (37.50%) RESTful
6 19 (33.93%) Hadoop
6 19 (33.93%) Data Warehouse
6 19 (33.93%) JavaScript
7 18 (32.14%) Cloud Computing
7 18 (32.14%) Open Source
8 17 (30.36%) Apache Spark
8 17 (30.36%) Visualisation
9 16 (28.57%) PHP
9 16 (28.57%) .NET
9 16 (28.57%) Linux
9 16 (28.57%) Ruby
9 16 (28.57%) Unified Communications
9 16 (28.57%) Data Analytics
10 15 (26.79%) Converged Networks
10 15 (26.79%) UNIX
11 13 (23.21%) DevOps
12 11 (19.64%) Apache Hive
13 8 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (14.29%) Scala
13 8 (14.29%) HBase
14 7 (12.50%) Finance
15 6 (10.71%) Apache
15 6 (10.71%) Degree
15 6 (10.71%) Splunk

Big Data Analytics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 17 (30.36%) Apache Spark
2 6 (10.71%) Apache
3 2 (3.57%) Apache Solr
3 2 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.79%) SAS
4 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (32.14%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (8.93%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (28.57%) Unified Communications
2 15 (26.79%) Converged Networks
3 2 (3.57%) Wireless
4 1 (1.79%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (100.00%) Big Data
2 19 (33.93%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (33.93%) Hadoop
3 11 (19.64%) Apache Hive
4 8 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (14.29%) HBase
5 4 (7.14%) Relational Database
6 3 (5.36%) Redis
6 3 (5.36%) NoSQL
6 3 (5.36%) MongoDB
7 2 (3.57%) MySQL
7 2 (3.57%) DataStax
8 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.79%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.79%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.79%) MSBuild
General
1 7 (12.50%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Marketing
3 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.57%) Back Office
4 2 (3.57%) Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Retail
5 1 (1.79%) Electronics
5 1 (1.79%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.79%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (30.36%) Architect
2 15 (26.79%) Chief Architect
3 10 (17.86%) Technical Architect
4 9 (16.07%) Chief Technical Architect
5 6 (10.71%) Digital Architect
6 4 (7.14%) Consultant
6 4 (7.14%) Project Manager
6 4 (7.14%) Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Cyber Security Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Scala Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Big Data Consultant
7 3 (5.36%) Security Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Data Consultant
7 3 (5.36%) Research Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Designer
8 2 (3.57%) Designer
8 2 (3.57%) Senior Manager
8 2 (3.57%) Chief Technology Officer
8 2 (3.57%) Solutions Designer
8 2 (3.57%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (37.50%) RESTful
2 16 (28.57%) .NET
3 4 (7.14%) Web Services
3 4 (7.14%) REST
4 3 (5.36%) Java EE
4 3 (5.36%) Play Framework
4 3 (5.36%) HTML
4 3 (5.36%) CSS
5 2 (3.57%) Lucene
5 2 (3.57%) CSS3
5 2 (3.57%) HTML5
6 1 (1.79%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.79%) XML
6 1 (1.79%) JSP
6 1 (1.79%) SOAP
6 1 (1.79%) J2EE
6 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (30.36%) Visualisation
2 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.36%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.57%) Physics
4 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.57%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.57%) User Experience
5 1 (1.79%) Social Media
5 1 (1.79%) Applied Mathematics
5 1 (1.79%) Statistics
5 1 (1.79%) SCADA
5 1 (1.79%) DTV
5 1 (1.79%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.79%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.57%) Linux
2 15 (26.79%) UNIX
3 1 (1.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (94.64%) Analytics
2 22 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (32.14%) Open Source
4 16 (28.57%) Data Analytics
5 13 (23.21%) DevOps
6 6 (10.71%) Mentoring
6 6 (10.71%) Coaching
7 4 (7.14%) API Integration
7 4 (7.14%) ITIL
7 4 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (5.36%) Project Management
8 3 (5.36%) Business Continuity
8 3 (5.36%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (5.36%) Data Analysis
8 3 (5.36%) Malware Analysis
8 3 (5.36%) Cyber Security
8 3 (5.36%) Business Transformation
8 3 (5.36%) Business Development
9 2 (3.57%) SIEM
9 2 (3.57%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 24 (42.86%) Java
2 22 (39.29%) Python
3 19 (33.93%) JavaScript
4 16 (28.57%) PHP
4 16 (28.57%) Ruby
5 8 (14.29%) Scala
6 3 (5.36%) Clojure
6 3 (5.36%) Haskell
6 3 (5.36%) OCaml
6 3 (5.36%) SQL
7 2 (3.57%) C#
7 2 (3.57%) R
8 1 (1.79%) C
8 1 (1.79%) C++
8 1 (1.79%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) Degree
2 3 (5.36%) PhD
3 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (10.71%) Mesos
Vendors
1 6 (10.71%) Splunk
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle
3 2 (3.57%) SAP
3 2 (3.57%) Huawei
4 1 (1.79%) Netezza
4 1 (1.79%) Greenplum
4 1 (1.79%) Vertica
4 1 (1.79%) IBM
4 1 (1.79%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (1.79%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.79%) DoubleClick