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 27 June 2016 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data Analytics
Rank 593 595 617
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +22
Contract jobs citing Big Data Analytics 55 40 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.073% 0.019%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.091% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 34 3
Median daily rate £550 £688 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +83.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £458 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £888 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £800 £325
% change year-on-year
-48.43% +146.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -

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
44382 43894 42128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.21% 79.60% 78.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 29500 28277 26434
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £572
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1050 1174 1216
Median hourly rate £28.00 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.36 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 27 June 2016.

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 20 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 27 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +13 55 £550 -24.13% 35
London +2 28 £575 -11.53% 22
South East +18 16 £413 -52.85% 6
East of England +22 8 - - 2
Surrey - 7 £413 -
Guildford - 7 £413 -
Cambridgeshire +22 4 - -
City of London +29 3 £475 -40.62% 10
South West +4 3 £350 -44.44% 2
Wiltshire - 3 £350 -
Ipswich - 3 - -
Swindon - 3 £350 -
Berkshire - 3 £675 - 1
Hampshire - 3 - -
Suffolk - 3 - -
Brighton - 2 - - 1
East Sussex - 2 - - 1
Essex - 1 - - 1
Feltham - 1 - -
M4 Corridor - 1 - -

Big Data Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, 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 86 (100.00%) Big Data
2 76 (88.37%) Data Analytics
2 76 (88.37%) Analytics
3 40 (46.51%) Hadoop
4 27 (31.40%) Python
5 24 (27.91%) Java
6 23 (26.74%) Apache Spark
7 22 (25.58%) Apache Hive
8 21 (24.42%) NoSQL
8 21 (24.42%) Scala
9 20 (23.26%) ETL
10 17 (19.77%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (18.60%) Finance
11 16 (18.60%) SQL
11 16 (18.60%) Amazon AWS
12 15 (17.44%) JavaScript
13 14 (16.28%) Data Warehouse
13 14 (16.28%) Apache Pig
13 14 (16.28%) HBase
13 14 (16.28%) Machine Learning
13 14 (16.28%) Elasticsearch
14 13 (15.12%) DevOps
15 12 (13.95%) SOAP
15 12 (13.95%) Apache Flume
15 12 (13.95%) Data Architecture
16 11 (12.79%) Data Cleansing
16 11 (12.79%) Visualisation
16 11 (12.79%) Kafka
16 11 (12.79%) Open Source
16 11 (12.79%) Business Intelligence

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 23 (26.74%) Apache Spark
2 14 (16.28%) Apache Pig
2 14 (16.28%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (10.47%) SAS
4 6 (6.98%) Apache
5 3 (3.49%) WebSphere
5 3 (3.49%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (3.49%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (1.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (1.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (1.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (18.60%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (10.47%) Amazon Kinesis
2 9 (10.47%) GitHub
3 5 (5.81%) Amazon EMR
4 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.65%) DSL
2 3 (3.49%) DNS
2 3 (3.49%) LDAP
3 2 (2.33%) FCAPS
4 1 (1.16%) Firewall
4 1 (1.16%) HTTP
4 1 (1.16%) SMS
4 1 (1.16%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.16%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (100.00%) Big Data
2 40 (46.51%) Hadoop
3 22 (25.58%) Apache Hive
4 21 (24.42%) NoSQL
5 14 (16.28%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (16.28%) HBase
6 6 (6.98%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (6.98%) Relational Database
7 5 (5.81%) CouchDB
7 5 (5.81%) Neo4j
8 4 (4.65%) Parquet
8 4 (4.65%) Redis
9 3 (3.49%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 3 (3.49%) QlikView
9 3 (3.49%) Star Schema
10 2 (2.33%) Data Mining
10 2 (2.33%) DataStage
10 2 (2.33%) MongoDB
10 2 (2.33%) Snowflake Schema
10 2 (2.33%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.33%) Bower
2 2 (2.33%) Grunt
2 2 (2.33%) gulp
2 2 (2.33%) Mocha
2 2 (2.33%) Protractor
2 2 (2.33%) Selenium
3 1 (1.16%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.16%) JUnit
3 1 (1.16%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.16%) Travis CI
General
1 16 (18.60%) Finance
2 5 (5.81%) Retail
2 5 (5.81%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.65%) Marketing
4 2 (2.33%) Banking
5 1 (1.16%) Automotive
5 1 (1.16%) Electronics
5 1 (1.16%) Front Office
5 1 (1.16%) Games
5 1 (1.16%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.16%) Legal
5 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (38.37%) Developer
2 20 (23.26%) Architect
3 17 (19.77%) Big Data Developer
4 13 (15.12%) Data Architect
4 13 (15.12%) Hadoop Developer
5 10 (11.63%) Big Data Architect
6 6 (6.98%) Analyst
6 6 (6.98%) AWS Engineer
6 6 (6.98%) Cloud Engineer
6 6 (6.98%) Consultant
6 6 (6.98%) Data Scientist
7 5 (5.81%) Hadoop Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Big Data Consultant
8 4 (4.65%) Big Data Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Data Consultant
8 4 (4.65%) Data Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) ETL Developer
8 4 (4.65%) Hadoop Architect
9 3 (3.49%) Business Analyst
9 3 (3.49%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.95%) SOAP
2 11 (12.79%) Kafka
3 9 (10.47%) RabbitMQ
4 5 (5.81%) AngularJS
4 5 (5.81%) CSS
4 5 (5.81%) CSS3
4 5 (5.81%) HTML
4 5 (5.81%) HTML5
5 4 (4.65%) Akka
5 4 (4.65%) Apache Avro
5 4 (4.65%) GraphX
6 3 (3.49%) ODBC
6 3 (3.49%) REST
6 3 (3.49%) SciPy
6 3 (3.49%) WebSockets
7 2 (2.33%) Backbone.js
7 2 (2.33%) D3.js
7 2 (2.33%) MLlib
7 2 (2.33%) SVG
7 2 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.79%) Visualisation
2 5 (5.81%) Algorithms
2 5 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.65%) Mathematics
4 3 (3.49%) Private Cloud
4 3 (3.49%) Statistics
4 3 (3.49%) User Experience
5 2 (2.33%) Animation
5 2 (2.33%) CMDB
5 2 (2.33%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.33%) Physics
6 1 (1.16%) Chemistry
6 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.16%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.16%) Derivative
6 1 (1.16%) Economics
6 1 (1.16%) Ontologies
6 1 (1.16%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.16%) Social Media
6 1 (1.16%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.63%) Linux
2 3 (3.49%) AIX
2 3 (3.49%) CentOS
2 3 (3.49%) Mesosphere
2 3 (3.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.33%) Windows
3 2 (2.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (88.37%) Analytics
1 76 (88.37%) Data Analytics
2 20 (23.26%) ETL
3 17 (19.77%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (16.28%) Machine Learning
5 13 (15.12%) DevOps
6 12 (13.95%) Data Architecture
7 11 (12.79%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (12.79%) Data Cleansing
7 11 (12.79%) Open Source
8 10 (11.63%) Functional Programming
9 9 (10.47%) Configuration Management
9 9 (10.47%) E-Commerce
9 9 (10.47%) MapReduce
10 8 (9.30%) Data Analysis
11 6 (6.98%) Use Case
12 5 (5.81%) BDD
12 5 (5.81%) Data Modelling
12 5 (5.81%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (5.81%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 27 (31.40%) Python
2 24 (27.91%) Java
3 21 (24.42%) Scala
4 16 (18.60%) SQL
5 15 (17.44%) JavaScript
6 10 (11.63%) C#
7 9 (10.47%) PHP
8 5 (5.81%) R
9 4 (4.65%) C
9 4 (4.65%) C++
10 3 (3.49%) TypeScript
11 2 (2.33%) ES6
11 2 (2.33%) Ruby
12 1 (1.16%) MATLAB
12 1 (1.16%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.16%) SPARQL
12 1 (1.16%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (5.81%) Degree
2 3 (3.49%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.49%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.16%) PhD
3 1 (1.16%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.16%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.65%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (13.95%) Apache Flume
2 6 (6.98%) Docker
3 3 (3.49%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.33%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (5.81%) Puppet
2 4 (4.65%) Ansible
3 3 (3.49%) Ambari
3 3 (3.49%) Kubernetes
3 3 (3.49%) ZABBIX
4 2 (2.33%) Control-M
4 2 (2.33%) SCCM
4 2 (2.33%) WSUS
5 1 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (10.47%) VMware
2 6 (6.98%) IBM
3 5 (5.81%) Cloudera
4 4 (4.65%) FireEye
4 4 (4.65%) Teradata
5 3 (3.49%) Cyber-Ark
5 3 (3.49%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.33%) Hortonworks
6 2 (2.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.33%) Nokia
6 2 (2.33%) Tableau
7 1 (1.16%) Adobe
7 1 (1.16%) ArcSight
7 1 (1.16%) Cognos
7 1 (1.16%) Intel
7 1 (1.16%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.16%) Oracle
7 1 (1.16%) RapidMiner
7 1 (1.16%) SAP
7 1 (1.16%) Talend
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