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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data Analytics
Rank 571 582 543
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -39
Contract jobs citing Big Data Analytics 15 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.020% 0.002%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.035% 0.027% 0.003%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 1
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£525 £525 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £550 -
% change year-on-year
-36.36% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £34.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 - -

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
42524 40556 34695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.26% 74.95% 73.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 26500 24954 20813
Average daily rate £420 £400 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £555 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1204 1148 1126
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £51.00 £51.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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 1 April 2015.

Big Data Analytics Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Big Data Analytics
Top 27 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 1 April 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 -6 12 £525 -4.54% 20
London +12 11 £525 +14.13% 16
Oxford - - - -
Plymouth - - - -
Reading - - - -
Warwick - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Devon - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
City of London - - - - 2
South East - - - - 1
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
County Antrim - - - -
Belfast - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 1
Bracknell - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Gloucester - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Scotland - - - -
Northern Ireland - - - -

Big Data Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 33 (100.00%) Big Data
2 31 (93.94%) Analytics
3 25 (75.76%) Hadoop
4 14 (42.42%) Python
5 13 (39.39%) NoSQL
5 13 (39.39%) Apache Spark
6 12 (36.36%) Data Analytics
6 12 (36.36%) HBase
6 12 (36.36%) Apache Hive
6 12 (36.36%) Java
7 10 (30.30%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (27.27%) UNIX
8 9 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (24.24%) Linux
9 8 (24.24%) Scala
9 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (21.21%) ETL
10 7 (21.21%) Splunk
11 6 (18.18%) Algorithms
11 6 (18.18%) Mentoring
11 6 (18.18%) Coaching
12 5 (15.15%) MapReduce
12 5 (15.15%) Vertica
12 5 (15.15%) Apache Pig
12 5 (15.15%) HP
12 5 (15.15%) SQL
13 4 (12.12%) UML
13 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
13 4 (12.12%) Data Mining
13 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering

Big Data Analytics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 13 (39.39%) Apache Spark
2 5 (15.15%) Apache Pig
3 3 (9.09%) Apache
4 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.06%) Apache Solr
4 2 (6.06%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (3.03%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (6.06%) PaaS
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.06%) IaaS
3 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (100.00%) Big Data
2 25 (75.76%) Hadoop
3 13 (39.39%) NoSQL
4 12 (36.36%) HBase
4 12 (36.36%) Apache Hive
5 10 (30.30%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (12.12%) Data Mining
8 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
9 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
9 2 (6.06%) OLAP
9 2 (6.06%) MySQL
9 2 (6.06%) OLTP
9 2 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (6.06%) MongoDB
9 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (6.06%) Spotfire
9 2 (6.06%) Oracle OLAP
9 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Back Office
2 2 (6.06%) Games
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
3 1 (3.03%) Front Office
3 1 (3.03%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Advertising
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Developer
2 5 (15.15%) Big Data Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Lead Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Data Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Research Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Security Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Hadoop Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Scala Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Big Data Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Data Scientist
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Big Data Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Data Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) Business Project Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) Django
1 4 (12.12%) Kafka
2 3 (9.09%) Apache Avro
2 3 (9.09%) JSON
2 3 (9.09%) XML
3 2 (6.06%) CSS
3 2 (6.06%) .NET
3 2 (6.06%) HTML
3 2 (6.06%) HTML5
3 2 (6.06%) RESTful
3 2 (6.06%) Java EE
3 2 (6.06%) Lucene
3 2 (6.06%) CSS3
4 1 (3.03%) Akka
4 1 (3.03%) Play Framework
4 1 (3.03%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (3.03%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Algorithms
2 4 (12.12%) Data Integration
3 3 (9.09%) Open Source
3 3 (9.09%) Clustering
4 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.03%) SCADA
5 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.03%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) UNIX
2 8 (24.24%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (93.94%) Analytics
2 12 (36.36%) Data Analytics
3 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (21.21%) ETL
5 6 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 6 (18.18%) Coaching
6 5 (15.15%) MapReduce
7 4 (12.12%) UML
7 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
8 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (6.06%) OOP
9 2 (6.06%) OO
9 2 (6.06%) Scrum
9 2 (6.06%) Data Analysis
9 2 (6.06%) Risk Assessment
9 2 (6.06%) Cyber Security
10 1 (3.03%) SIEM
10 1 (3.03%) Data Governance
10 1 (3.03%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 14 (42.42%) Python
2 12 (36.36%) Java
3 8 (24.24%) Scala
4 5 (15.15%) SQL
5 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.03%) Ruby
6 1 (3.03%) OCaml
6 1 (3.03%) Haskell
6 1 (3.03%) Clojure
6 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.03%) Perl
6 1 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Apache Flume
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (3.03%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (3.03%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Nagios
1 2 (6.06%) Mesos
2 1 (3.03%) Oozie
2 1 (3.03%) Ambari
2 1 (3.03%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (3.03%) ZABBIX
2 1 (3.03%) Cacti
2 1 (3.03%) Munin
2 1 (3.03%) Puppet
2 1 (3.03%) OpenView
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Splunk
2 5 (15.15%) Vertica
2 5 (15.15%) HP
3 4 (12.12%) Infobright
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle
5 2 (6.06%) IBM
5 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.06%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (6.06%) Netezza
5 2 (6.06%) Teradata
5 2 (6.06%) Tableau
5 2 (6.06%) Cloudera
6 1 (3.03%) Hortonworks
6 1 (3.03%) SaltStack
6 1 (3.03%) DoubleClick
6 1 (3.03%) Greenplum
6 1 (3.03%) NetApp
6 1 (3.03%) Informatica
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco
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