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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data Analytics
Rank 607 594 585
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -9
Contract jobs citing Big Data Analytics 18 22 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.040% 0.006%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.039% 0.052% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 3
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£525 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -2.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £454 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+0.83% -
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
45650 42374 39473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.94% 76.20% 74.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 29733 26205 24236
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1234 1151 1099
Average hourly rate £31.44 £23.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.78% -18.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 August 2015.

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 11 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 August 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 -16 18 £525 +20.00% 20
London +18 12 £550 +25.71% 11
Hampshire - 3 £450 -
South East - 3 £450 - 2
City of London -1 2 £481 +13.23% 2
Cambridge - 2 £458 -
Portsmouth - 2 - -
East of England - 2 £458 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £458 -
East Midlands - 1 £330 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £330 -

Big Data Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 61 (100.00%) Big Data
2 57 (93.44%) Analytics
3 23 (37.70%) Java
3 23 (37.70%) Python
4 22 (36.07%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (34.43%) Hadoop
6 20 (32.79%) RESTful
7 19 (31.15%) Open Source
7 19 (31.15%) Data Warehouse
7 19 (31.15%) JavaScript
8 18 (29.51%) Cloud Computing
8 18 (29.51%) Visualisation
9 17 (27.87%) Data Analytics
9 17 (27.87%) Ruby
9 17 (27.87%) Linux
10 16 (26.23%) PHP
10 16 (26.23%) .NET
10 16 (26.23%) Unified Communications
10 16 (26.23%) Apache Spark
11 15 (24.59%) Converged Networks
11 15 (24.59%) UNIX
12 13 (21.31%) DevOps
13 10 (16.39%) Apache Hive
14 9 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
15 7 (11.48%) Scala
15 7 (11.48%) Finance
15 7 (11.48%) Degree
16 6 (9.84%) Apache
16 6 (9.84%) ITIL
16 6 (9.84%) Mesos

Big Data Analytics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 16 (26.23%) Apache Spark
2 6 (9.84%) Apache
3 1 (1.64%) SAS
3 1 (1.64%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.64%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (29.51%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (8.20%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (26.23%) Unified Communications
2 15 (24.59%) Converged Networks
3 2 (3.28%) Wireless
4 1 (1.64%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (100.00%) Big Data
2 21 (34.43%) Hadoop
3 19 (31.15%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (16.39%) Apache Hive
5 6 (9.84%) HBase
6 5 (8.20%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (6.56%) Relational Database
8 3 (4.92%) Redis
8 3 (4.92%) NoSQL
8 3 (4.92%) SAP HANA
8 3 (4.92%) MongoDB
9 2 (3.28%) MySQL
10 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
10 1 (1.64%) Data Mining
10 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
10 1 (1.64%) Impala
10 1 (1.64%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.64%) MSBuild
2 1 (1.64%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (11.48%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Banking
3 3 (4.92%) Retail
3 3 (4.92%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.92%) Marketing
4 1 (1.64%) Local Government
4 1 (1.64%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.64%) Back Office
4 1 (1.64%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 17 (27.87%) Architect
2 15 (24.59%) Chief Architect
3 10 (16.39%) Technical Architect
4 9 (14.75%) Chief Technical Architect
5 6 (9.84%) Digital Architect
6 5 (8.20%) Project Manager
7 4 (6.56%) Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Consultant
8 3 (4.92%) Senior Manager
8 3 (4.92%) Senior Project Manager
8 3 (4.92%) Data Consultant
8 3 (4.92%) Security Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Research Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Data Scientist
8 3 (4.92%) Scala Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Big Data Consultant
8 3 (4.92%) Cyber Security Engineer
9 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Designer
9 2 (3.28%) Chief Technology Officer
9 2 (3.28%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (32.79%) RESTful
2 16 (26.23%) .NET
3 5 (8.20%) Web Services
4 4 (6.56%) REST
5 3 (4.92%) Play Framework
6 2 (3.28%) HTML
6 2 (3.28%) Java EE
6 2 (3.28%) CSS
7 1 (1.64%) JSP
7 1 (1.64%) SOAP
7 1 (1.64%) J2EE
7 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.64%) XML
7 1 (1.64%) Lucene
7 1 (1.64%) CSS3
7 1 (1.64%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.64%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 18 (29.51%) Visualisation
2 9 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.56%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.28%) Physics
4 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.28%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.28%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.28%) User Experience
5 1 (1.64%) Social Media
5 1 (1.64%) Applied Mathematics
5 1 (1.64%) Statistics
5 1 (1.64%) SCADA
5 1 (1.64%) DTV
5 1 (1.64%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.64%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 17 (27.87%) Linux
2 15 (24.59%) UNIX
3 2 (3.28%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (93.44%) Analytics
2 22 (36.07%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (31.15%) Open Source
4 17 (27.87%) Data Analytics
5 13 (21.31%) DevOps
6 6 (9.84%) ITIL
7 5 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (8.20%) Project Management
7 5 (8.20%) Business Transformation
8 4 (6.56%) Mentoring
8 4 (6.56%) Coaching
8 4 (6.56%) API Integration
8 4 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (6.56%) Business Continuity
8 4 (6.56%) Data Analysis
9 3 (4.92%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (4.92%) Incident Management
9 3 (4.92%) Business Development
9 3 (4.92%) WFM
9 3 (4.92%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (37.70%) Java
1 23 (37.70%) Python
2 19 (31.15%) JavaScript
3 17 (27.87%) Ruby
4 16 (26.23%) PHP
5 7 (11.48%) Scala
6 3 (4.92%) Clojure
6 3 (4.92%) R
6 3 (4.92%) Haskell
6 3 (4.92%) OCaml
6 3 (4.92%) SQL
6 3 (4.92%) C
7 2 (3.28%) C#
8 1 (1.64%) C++
8 1 (1.64%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.64%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (11.48%) Degree
2 5 (8.20%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.56%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.92%) PhD
4 3 (4.92%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.64%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) QA
2 3 (4.92%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) HDFS
2 1 (1.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 6 (9.84%) Mesos
2 1 (1.64%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (1.64%) Puppet
2 1 (1.64%) Oozie
2 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (6.56%) SAP
1 4 (6.56%) Splunk
2 3 (4.92%) Oracle
3 2 (3.28%) Kronos
3 2 (3.28%) Huawei
4 1 (1.64%) Netezza
4 1 (1.64%) Greenplum
4 1 (1.64%) IBM
4 1 (1.64%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (1.64%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.64%) Vertica
4 1 (1.64%) Hortonworks
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