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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data Analytics
Rank 569 543 532
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -11
Contract jobs citing Big Data Analytics 14 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.021% 0.016%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.036% 0.028% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 7
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£525 £600 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £625 -
% change year-on-year
-28.00% -
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
38459 35783 32221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.37% 74.30% 72.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 24687 21730 19119
Average daily rate £423 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1007 1095 1275
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.25% -9.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.15 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 2015.

Big Data Analytics Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Big Data Analytics
Top 30 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 30 January 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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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 -14 14 £525 -12.50% 14
London -3 11 £525 -12.50% 8
Basingstoke - 1 £450 -
South East - 1 £450 - 2
Hampshire - 1 £450 - 1
Northamptonshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Warwickshire - - - - 2
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
City of London - - - - 2
East Midlands - - - - 1
North West - - - - 1
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 2
Scotland - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Huddersfield - - - -
Knutsford - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Oxford - - - -

Big Data Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 32 (100.00%) Big Data
2 30 (93.75%) Analytics
3 25 (78.13%) Hadoop
4 15 (46.88%) NoSQL
5 13 (40.63%) Java
5 13 (40.63%) Python
6 12 (37.50%) Apache Hive
6 12 (37.50%) Apache Spark
7 11 (34.38%) HBase
8 9 (28.13%) UNIX
9 8 (25.00%) Linux
9 8 (25.00%) SQL
9 8 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (25.00%) ETL
9 8 (25.00%) Apache Pig
9 8 (25.00%) Data Analytics
9 8 (25.00%) Algorithms
10 7 (21.88%) Vertica
10 7 (21.88%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (21.88%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (18.75%) Data Mining
11 6 (18.75%) Infobright
11 6 (18.75%) MapReduce
11 6 (18.75%) Scala
12 5 (15.63%) Spotfire
12 5 (15.63%) Tableau
12 5 (15.63%) HP
12 5 (15.63%) Oracle
13 4 (12.50%) UML

Big Data Analytics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 12 (37.50%) Apache Spark
2 8 (25.00%) Apache Pig
3 3 (9.38%) Apache
4 2 (6.25%) SAS
4 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.38%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (6.25%) IaaS
3 2 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (6.25%) PaaS
4 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (100.00%) Big Data
2 25 (78.13%) Hadoop
3 15 (46.88%) NoSQL
4 12 (37.50%) Apache Hive
5 11 (34.38%) HBase
6 8 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (21.88%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (18.75%) Data Mining
9 5 (15.63%) Spotfire
10 4 (12.50%) MongoDB
10 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
11 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database
11 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (9.38%) Oracle OLAP
11 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
11 3 (9.38%) OLAP
11 3 (9.38%) OLTP
12 2 (6.25%) MySQL
General
1 4 (12.50%) Banking
2 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.38%) Finance
3 2 (6.25%) Front Office
3 2 (6.25%) Games
4 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Developer
2 8 (25.00%) Architect
3 7 (21.88%) Big Data Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Data Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Lead Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Hadoop Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Data Scientist
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Big Data Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Data Administrator
6 1 (3.13%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) Kafka
1 4 (12.50%) Django
2 3 (9.38%) JSON
2 3 (9.38%) Apache Avro
2 3 (9.38%) XML
3 2 (6.25%) .NET
4 1 (3.13%) Play Framework
4 1 (3.13%) Akka
4 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.13%) REST
4 1 (3.13%) WebSockets
4 1 (3.13%) Spring
4 1 (3.13%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 4 (12.50%) Clustering
2 4 (12.50%) Data Integration
3 3 (9.38%) Open Source
4 2 (6.25%) Statistics
4 2 (6.25%) Visualisation
4 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) UNIX
2 8 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (93.75%) Analytics
2 8 (25.00%) ETL
2 8 (25.00%) Data Analytics
3 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (21.88%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (18.75%) MapReduce
5 4 (12.50%) UML
5 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
6 3 (9.38%) Coaching
7 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.25%) Scrum
7 2 (6.25%) TOGAF
8 1 (3.13%) DevOps
8 1 (3.13%) Functional Programming
8 1 (3.13%) Requirements Management
8 1 (3.13%) Business Development
8 1 (3.13%) Data Mapping
8 1 (3.13%) Master Data Management
8 1 (3.13%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) Java
1 13 (40.63%) Python
2 8 (25.00%) SQL
3 6 (18.75%) Scala
4 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.13%) Clojure
5 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.13%) OCaml
5 1 (3.13%) Haskell
5 1 (3.13%) R
5 1 (3.13%) Ruby
5 1 (3.13%) Perl
5 1 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) PhD
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Apache Flume
2 3 (9.38%) HDFS
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (3.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Hadoop YARN
1 3 (9.38%) Oozie
2 2 (6.25%) Nagios
2 2 (6.25%) Mesos
3 1 (3.13%) Puppet
3 1 (3.13%) ZABBIX
3 1 (3.13%) Cacti
3 1 (3.13%) Munin
3 1 (3.13%) Ambari
3 1 (3.13%) OpenView
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Vertica
2 6 (18.75%) Infobright
3 5 (15.63%) Tableau
3 5 (15.63%) HP
3 5 (15.63%) Oracle
4 4 (12.50%) Splunk
4 4 (12.50%) Netezza
5 3 (9.38%) MicroStrategy
5 3 (9.38%) IBM
5 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
6 2 (6.25%) Informatica
6 2 (6.25%) Teradata
6 2 (6.25%) Cloudera
7 1 (3.13%) SaltStack
7 1 (3.13%) Greenplum
7 1 (3.13%) Hortonworks
7 1 (3.13%) TIBCO
7 1 (3.13%) NetApp
7 1 (3.13%) Cisco
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