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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Big Data Analytics
UK
Rank 547 591 581
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -10
Contract jobs citing Big Data Analytics 45 34 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.068% 0.035%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.083% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 15 11
Median daily rate £513 £575 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.86% +9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £485 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £765 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £625 £475
% change year-on-year
-44.00% +31.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £46.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £46.50 -

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
36787 40770 39839
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.22% 81.73% 78.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 24383 26360 25795
Median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 934 1195 1065
Median hourly rate £33.28 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

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 16 January 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 19 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 16 January 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 +26 44 £513 -10.86% 20
London -4 24 £550 +4.76% 13
East of England +9 10 £350 - 2
South East +21 5 £550 +10.00% 3
Essex +7 5 £350 -
Welwyn Garden City - 5 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 5 - - 1
Hampshire - 4 £625 - 2
City of London -5 3 £500 - 2
Farnborough - 3 £700 -
West Midlands -9 2 £675 -
South West - 2 £350 -
Docklands, London - 2 £675 -
Somerset - 2 £350 -
Bath - 2 £350 -
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £675 -
Berkshire +4 1 £425 - 1
Southampton - 1 £550 -
East Midlands - 1 - -

Big Data Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 95 (100.00%) Big Data
1 95 (100.00%) Data Analytics
1 95 (100.00%) Analytics
2 41 (43.16%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (34.74%) Hadoop
4 32 (33.68%) Java
5 30 (31.58%) Apache Spark
6 25 (26.32%) Python
7 22 (23.16%) Marketing
8 21 (22.11%) Open Source
9 20 (21.05%) Enterprise Architecture
10 19 (20.00%) TOGAF
11 18 (18.95%) Digital Marketing
12 17 (17.89%) Scala
12 17 (17.89%) Linux
13 16 (16.84%) SQL
13 16 (16.84%) SOA
13 16 (16.84%) Technical Architecture
13 16 (16.84%) Apache Hive
14 14 (14.74%) Banking
14 14 (14.74%) Shell Script
15 13 (13.68%) .NET
15 13 (13.68%) OO
15 13 (13.68%) Legal
15 13 (13.68%) DevOps
15 13 (13.68%) Virtual Team
16 12 (12.63%) Finance
16 12 (12.63%) J2EE
16 12 (12.63%) Business Intelligence
16 12 (12.63%) SMS

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 30 (31.58%) Apache Spark
2 11 (11.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 8 (8.42%) Apache
4 4 (4.21%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.11%) Apache Pig
5 2 (2.11%) SAS
6 1 (1.05%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 11 (11.58%) Adobe Campaign
2 4 (4.21%) Unica
3 1 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.47%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.26%) SaaS
4 3 (3.16%) GitHub
5 2 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.11%) IaaS
5 2 (2.11%) PaaS
6 1 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.05%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.63%) SMS
2 4 (4.21%) Firewall
2 4 (4.21%) HTTP
2 4 (4.21%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.21%) VoIP
3 3 (3.16%) DNS
3 3 (3.16%) DSL
3 3 (3.16%) FCAPS
3 3 (3.16%) LDAP
3 3 (3.16%) Network Security
4 1 (1.05%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (100.00%) Big Data
2 33 (34.74%) Hadoop
3 16 (16.84%) Apache Hive
4 12 (12.63%) HBase
5 9 (9.47%) NoSQL
6 8 (8.42%) Relational Database
6 8 (8.42%) Sqoop
7 7 (7.37%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (6.32%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (6.32%) MongoDB
9 5 (5.26%) Data Lake
9 5 (5.26%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 4 (4.21%) Couchbase
11 3 (3.16%) CouchDB
11 3 (3.16%) Neo4j
11 3 (3.16%) Parquet
11 3 (3.16%) Redis
11 3 (3.16%) SQL Server
12 2 (2.11%) MySQL
13 1 (1.05%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.16%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.16%) Jasmine
3 2 (2.11%) JIRA
3 2 (2.11%) Subversion
4 1 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.05%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.05%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.05%) Gatling
4 1 (1.05%) Gradle
4 1 (1.05%) JSUnit
4 1 (1.05%) JUnit
4 1 (1.05%) PHPUnit
4 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (23.16%) Marketing
2 14 (14.74%) Banking
3 13 (13.68%) Legal
4 12 (12.63%) Finance
5 8 (8.42%) Retail
6 5 (5.26%) Investment Banking
7 3 (3.16%) Financial Institution
7 3 (3.16%) Manufacturing
7 3 (3.16%) Military
8 2 (2.11%) Games
8 2 (2.11%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (1.05%) Advertising
9 1 (1.05%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (1.05%) Electronics
9 1 (1.05%) German Language
9 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (42.11%) Architect
2 19 (20.00%) Data Architect
3 18 (18.95%) Solutions Architect
4 16 (16.84%) Big Data Architect
5 15 (15.79%) Developer
6 13 (13.68%) Digital Architect
7 12 (12.63%) Digital Marketing Architect
8 10 (10.53%) IT Architect
9 9 (9.47%) Analyst
9 9 (9.47%) Digital Solutions Architect
10 8 (8.42%) Data Analytics Architect
11 7 (7.37%) Data Engineer
12 6 (6.32%) Big Data Engineer
13 5 (5.26%) Administrator
13 5 (5.26%) Applications Consultant
13 5 (5.26%) Big Data Analyst
13 5 (5.26%) Big Data Manager
13 5 (5.26%) Cloud Administrator
13 5 (5.26%) Consultant
13 5 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.68%) .NET
2 12 (12.63%) J2EE
2 12 (12.63%) Kafka
3 11 (11.58%) HTML
3 11 (11.58%) HTML5
4 10 (10.53%) Middleware
5 9 (9.47%) CSS
6 6 (6.32%) AngularJS
6 6 (6.32%) CSS3
7 4 (4.21%) D3.js
7 4 (4.21%) JSON
7 4 (4.21%) REST
7 4 (4.21%) XSD
8 3 (3.16%) Akka
8 3 (3.16%) Django
8 3 (3.16%) JFC
8 3 (3.16%) Node.js
8 3 (3.16%) ODBC
8 3 (3.16%) SOAP
8 3 (3.16%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.68%) Virtual Team
2 12 (12.63%) Social Media
3 11 (11.58%) Visualisation
4 8 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (6.32%) Cyberthreat
5 6 (6.32%) Management Information System
6 4 (4.21%) Data Centre
6 4 (4.21%) Mathematics
6 4 (4.21%) Statistics
7 3 (3.16%) Computer Science
7 3 (3.16%) Data Integration
7 3 (3.16%) User Experience
8 2 (2.11%) Algorithms
8 2 (2.11%) Hedge funds
8 2 (2.11%) Life Science
8 2 (2.11%) Private Cloud
8 2 (2.11%) Taxonomies
9 1 (1.05%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (1.05%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (17.89%) Linux
2 5 (5.26%) AIX
2 5 (5.26%) HPUX
2 5 (5.26%) Solaris
2 5 (5.26%) Unix
3 3 (3.16%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (100.00%) Analytics
1 95 (100.00%) Data Analytics
2 41 (43.16%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (22.11%) Open Source
4 20 (21.05%) Enterprise Architecture
5 19 (20.00%) TOGAF
6 18 (18.95%) Digital Marketing
7 16 (16.84%) SOA
7 16 (16.84%) Technical Architecture
8 13 (13.68%) DevOps
8 13 (13.68%) OO
9 12 (12.63%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (12.63%) MapReduce
9 12 (12.63%) Zachman Framework
10 11 (11.58%) Data Modelling
11 7 (7.37%) B2C
11 7 (7.37%) Cybersecurity
11 7 (7.37%) Migration
11 7 (7.37%) Use Case
12 6 (6.32%) Customer Analytics
Programming Languages
1 32 (33.68%) Java
2 25 (26.32%) Python
3 17 (17.89%) Scala
4 16 (16.84%) SQL
5 14 (14.74%) Shell Script
6 9 (9.47%) JavaScript
7 6 (6.32%) C#
7 6 (6.32%) R
8 5 (5.26%) Bash Shell
8 5 (5.26%) C++
8 5 (5.26%) Perl
9 3 (3.16%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.05%) ECMAScript
10 1 (1.05%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (9.47%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.32%) Degree
2 6 (6.32%) DV Cleared
3 3 (3.16%) PhD
3 3 (3.16%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.05%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.05%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 9 (9.47%) HDFS
2 3 (3.16%) Apache Flume
2 3 (3.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (8.42%) Hadoop YARN
2 4 (4.21%) Puppet
3 3 (3.16%) Ansible
3 3 (3.16%) Kubernetes
4 2 (2.11%) Kibana
5 1 (1.05%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.05%) Oozie
Vendors
1 11 (11.58%) Adobe
2 7 (7.37%) IBM
3 6 (6.32%) Splunk
4 5 (5.26%) Hortonworks
5 4 (4.21%) ArcSight
5 4 (4.21%) Cloudera
5 4 (4.21%) FireEye
5 4 (4.21%) Intel Security
6 3 (3.16%) MuleSoft
6 3 (3.16%) Nokia
7 2 (2.11%) SAP
7 2 (2.11%) Tableau
7 2 (2.11%) Teradata
8 1 (1.05%) Cognos
8 1 (1.05%) Datameer
8 1 (1.05%) MapR
8 1 (1.05%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.05%) Netezza
8 1 (1.05%) Oracle
8 1 (1.05%) Sun
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