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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data Analytics
Rank 611 646 603
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -43
Contract jobs citing Big Data Analytics 49 28 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.049% 0.024%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.061% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 24 4
Median daily rate £425 £800 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.87% +93.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £491 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £900 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £800 £350
% change year-on-year
-48.43% +128.57%
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
44685 45554 42380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.75% 79.85% 78.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 29541 29536 26295
Median daily rate £435 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1045 1193 1184
Median hourly rate £28.50 £28.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.78% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.80 £52.17 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 July 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 22 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 July 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 +7 49 £425 -46.87% 26
London +14 26 £550 -31.25% 9
South East +10 9 £413 -52.85% 3
South West +7 6 £350 -44.44% 3
Swindon - 6 £350 -
Wiltshire - 6 £350 -
East of England +22 4 £350 -23.49% 3
Surrey - 4 £413 -
Guildford - 4 £413 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £425 - 1
Hampshire - 3 - -
Essex - 3 £350 -
Nottingham - 3 £425 - 1
East Midlands - 3 £425 - 1
City of London +44 1 - - 2
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 - - 1
Berkshire - 1 - - 1
Ipswich - 1 - - 1
Feltham - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - - 1

Big Data Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 99 (100.00%) Big Data
2 88 (88.89%) Data Analytics
2 88 (88.89%) Analytics
3 47 (47.47%) Hadoop
4 33 (33.33%) Apache Spark
5 29 (29.29%) Java
6 28 (28.28%) Python
7 27 (27.27%) Scala
8 25 (25.25%) ETL
9 24 (24.24%) NoSQL
10 23 (23.23%) Apache Hive
10 23 (23.23%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (22.22%) SQL
12 21 (21.21%) Amazon AWS
13 19 (19.19%) Elasticsearch
13 19 (19.19%) HBase
14 18 (18.18%) JavaScript
14 18 (18.18%) Finance
15 17 (17.17%) Data Warehouse
15 17 (17.17%) Linux
15 17 (17.17%) Open Source
15 17 (17.17%) DevOps
16 16 (16.16%) Machine Learning
16 16 (16.16%) SOAP
17 15 (15.15%) Kafka
18 14 (14.14%) Apache Pig
18 14 (14.14%) Visualisation
19 12 (12.12%) Apache Flume
20 11 (11.11%) AngularJS
20 11 (11.11%) HTML5

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 33 (33.33%) Apache Spark
2 19 (19.19%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (14.14%) Apache Pig
4 8 (8.08%) Apache
5 7 (7.07%) SAS
6 4 (4.04%) WebSphere
6 4 (4.04%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (4.04%) WebSphere Process Server
7 3 (3.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (3.03%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (1.01%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (3.03%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (2.02%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (21.21%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (10.10%) Amazon Kinesis
2 10 (10.10%) GitHub
3 9 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (5.05%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.07%) DSL
2 6 (6.06%) DNS
2 6 (6.06%) LDAP
3 5 (5.05%) FCAPS
4 3 (3.03%) SMS
5 1 (1.01%) Firewall
5 1 (1.01%) HTTP
5 1 (1.01%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.01%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (100.00%) Big Data
2 47 (47.47%) Hadoop
3 24 (24.24%) NoSQL
4 23 (23.23%) Apache Hive
5 19 (19.19%) HBase
6 17 (17.17%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (9.09%) Relational Database
8 8 (8.08%) Neo4j
9 7 (7.07%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (7.07%) CouchDB
9 7 (7.07%) Parquet
9 7 (7.07%) Redis
10 4 (4.04%) Impala
11 3 (3.03%) DataStage
11 3 (3.03%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 3 (3.03%) QlikView
11 3 (3.03%) Snowflake Schema
11 3 (3.03%) Star Schema
12 2 (2.02%) RDBMS
12 2 (2.02%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 6 (6.06%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.04%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (3.03%) Gradle
4 2 (2.02%) Bower
4 2 (2.02%) Grunt
4 2 (2.02%) gulp
4 2 (2.02%) Mocha
4 2 (2.02%) Protractor
4 2 (2.02%) Selenium
5 1 (1.01%) JUnit
5 1 (1.01%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.01%) Travis CI
General
1 18 (18.18%) Finance
2 6 (6.06%) Legal
2 6 (6.06%) Marketing
3 5 (5.05%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.03%) Retail
5 2 (2.02%) Banking
5 2 (2.02%) Games
6 1 (1.01%) Advertising
6 1 (1.01%) Automotive
6 1 (1.01%) Electronics
6 1 (1.01%) Front Office
6 1 (1.01%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 43 (43.43%) Developer
2 22 (22.22%) Architect
3 21 (21.21%) Big Data Developer
4 15 (15.15%) Hadoop Developer
5 13 (13.13%) Data Architect
6 11 (11.11%) Big Data Architect
7 8 (8.08%) Analyst
8 6 (6.06%) AWS Engineer
8 6 (6.06%) Business Analyst
8 6 (6.06%) Cloud Engineer
8 6 (6.06%) Data Scientist
9 5 (5.05%) Data Engineer
9 5 (5.05%) ETL Developer
9 5 (5.05%) Hadoop Engineer
9 5 (5.05%) Software Developer
10 4 (4.04%) Big Data Consultant
10 4 (4.04%) Consultant
10 4 (4.04%) Data Consultant
10 4 (4.04%) Hadoop Architect
10 4 (4.04%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (16.16%) SOAP
2 15 (15.15%) Kafka
3 11 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 11 (11.11%) HTML
3 11 (11.11%) HTML5
4 10 (10.10%) RabbitMQ
5 8 (8.08%) CSS
5 8 (8.08%) CSS3
6 7 (7.07%) Akka
6 7 (7.07%) Apache Avro
6 7 (7.07%) GraphX
7 6 (6.06%) ODBC
7 6 (6.06%) REST
7 6 (6.06%) WebSockets
8 5 (5.05%) Web Services
9 3 (3.03%) .NET
9 3 (3.03%) FIX Protocol
9 3 (3.03%) J2EE
9 3 (3.03%) jQuery
9 3 (3.03%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.14%) Visualisation
2 7 (7.07%) User Experience
3 5 (5.05%) Algorithms
4 4 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.04%) Mathematics
4 4 (4.04%) Private Cloud
5 3 (3.03%) Social Media
5 3 (3.03%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.02%) Animation
6 2 (2.02%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.02%) Physics
6 2 (2.02%) Statistics
7 1 (1.01%) Chemistry
7 1 (1.01%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.01%) Derivative
7 1 (1.01%) Economics
7 1 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.01%) Ontologies
7 1 (1.01%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.01%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 17 (17.17%) Linux
2 6 (6.06%) Mesosphere
3 4 (4.04%) AIX
3 4 (4.04%) CentOS
3 4 (4.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (88.89%) Analytics
1 88 (88.89%) Data Analytics
2 25 (25.25%) ETL
3 23 (23.23%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (17.17%) DevOps
4 17 (17.17%) Open Source
5 16 (16.16%) Machine Learning
6 11 (11.11%) Data Architecture
6 11 (11.11%) Data Cleansing
7 10 (10.10%) Configuration Management
7 10 (10.10%) Functional Programming
8 9 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (9.09%) E-Commerce
8 9 (9.09%) MapReduce
8 9 (9.09%) Use Case
9 8 (8.08%) BDD
9 8 (8.08%) Data Analysis
9 8 (8.08%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (7.07%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (7.07%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 29 (29.29%) Java
2 28 (28.28%) Python
3 27 (27.27%) Scala
4 22 (22.22%) SQL
5 18 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 10 (10.10%) C#
6 10 (10.10%) PHP
7 6 (6.06%) TypeScript
8 5 (5.05%) C
8 5 (5.05%) C++
8 5 (5.05%) R
9 2 (2.02%) ES6
9 2 (2.02%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.02%) Ruby
10 1 (1.01%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.01%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.01%) SPARQL
10 1 (1.01%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (4.04%) Degree
1 4 (4.04%) SC Cleared
1 4 (4.04%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.01%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.01%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (12.12%) Apache Flume
2 10 (10.10%) Docker
3 3 (3.03%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.02%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (7.07%) Ansible
2 6 (6.06%) Kubernetes
2 6 (6.06%) Puppet
3 4 (4.04%) ZABBIX
4 3 (3.03%) Ambari
4 3 (3.03%) Control-M
4 3 (3.03%) Oozie
5 1 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (10.10%) VMware
2 8 (8.08%) IBM
3 6 (6.06%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.05%) Nokia
5 4 (4.04%) Cloudera
5 4 (4.04%) Cyber-Ark
5 4 (4.04%) FireEye
5 4 (4.04%) Red Hat
5 4 (4.04%) Teradata
6 3 (3.03%) Adobe
7 2 (2.02%) Cognos
7 2 (2.02%) Oracle
7 2 (2.02%) Tableau
8 1 (1.01%) ArcSight
8 1 (1.01%) Hortonworks
8 1 (1.01%) Intel
8 1 (1.01%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (1.01%) RapidMiner
8 1 (1.01%) SAP
8 1 (1.01%) Talend
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