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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data Analytics
Rank 589 610 613
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +3
Contract jobs citing Big Data Analytics 51 25 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.045% 0.024%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.057% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 18 8
Average daily rate £550 £525 £485
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +8.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £375 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £453 £350 £500
% change year-on-year
+29.28% -30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £19.61 £34.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.15% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.61 £34.50 -
% change year-on-year
-43.15% -

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
45554 43915 42300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.54% 78.78% 77.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 30085 27355 26388
Average daily rate £438 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1044 1272 1188
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.82 £47.83 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 29 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data Analytics within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +8 51 £550 +4.76% 34
London -10 20 £575 +6.48% 22
South East - 18 £413 - 4
East of England - 9 - - 1
East Sussex - 8 - -
Brighton - 8 - -
Cambridgeshire - 7 - -
Guildford - 6 £413 -
Surrey - 6 £413 -
City of London +45 5 £550 +1.85% 8
Berkshire - 3 £650 - 2
Bristol - 2 £475 - 4
South West - 2 £475 - 7
Ipswich - 2 - - 1
Suffolk - 2 - - 1
Manchester -7 1 £650 +85.71%
North West -9 1 £650 +85.71%
West Midlands - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Warwick - 1 - -
Wokingham - 1 £525 -

Big Data Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 82 (100.00%) Big Data
2 76 (92.68%) Data Analytics
2 76 (92.68%) Analytics
3 40 (48.78%) Hadoop
4 30 (36.59%) Apache Hive
5 29 (35.37%) Java
5 29 (35.37%) Python
6 20 (24.39%) Scala
7 19 (23.17%) NoSQL
7 19 (23.17%) Apache Spark
8 18 (21.95%) SQL
8 18 (21.95%) Finance
9 17 (20.73%) Apache Pig
10 15 (18.29%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (18.29%) Data Modelling
11 14 (17.07%) C#
11 14 (17.07%) ETL
12 13 (15.85%) Apache Flume
13 12 (14.63%) Data Analysis
14 11 (13.41%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (13.41%) Machine Learning
14 11 (13.41%) HBase
14 11 (13.41%) Data Cleansing
14 11 (13.41%) Data Architecture
14 11 (13.41%) Functional Programming
14 11 (13.41%) Analytical Skills
15 10 (12.20%) Visualisation
15 10 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
15 10 (12.20%) MapReduce
15 10 (12.20%) E-Commerce

Big Data Analytics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 19 (23.17%) Apache Spark
2 17 (20.73%) Apache Pig
3 7 (8.54%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (8.54%) SAS
4 4 (4.88%) Apache
5 1 (1.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.22%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.22%) Smallworld
5 1 (1.22%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.22%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.22%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (1.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.32%) Amazon Kinesis
2 6 (7.32%) GitHub
3 5 (6.10%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (1.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.22%) BGP
1 1 (1.22%) Bluetooth
1 1 (1.22%) DWDM
1 1 (1.22%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.22%) IPv6
1 1 (1.22%) MPLS
1 1 (1.22%) OSPF
1 1 (1.22%) SMS
1 1 (1.22%) VPLS
1 1 (1.22%) VPN
1 1 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (1.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (100.00%) Big Data
2 40 (48.78%) Hadoop
3 30 (36.59%) Apache Hive
4 19 (23.17%) NoSQL
5 11 (13.41%) HBase
6 7 (8.54%) Relational Database
7 6 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (6.10%) Data Mining
9 4 (4.88%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (3.66%) CouchDB
10 3 (3.66%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 3 (3.66%) Impala
10 3 (3.66%) QlikView
10 3 (3.66%) RDBMS
10 3 (3.66%) Star Schema
10 3 (3.66%) Text Mining
11 2 (2.44%) MongoDB
11 2 (2.44%) Power BI
11 2 (2.44%) SAS EBI
12 1 (1.22%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.44%) Bower
2 2 (2.44%) Grunt
2 2 (2.44%) gulp
2 2 (2.44%) Mocha
2 2 (2.44%) Protractor
2 2 (2.44%) Selenium
3 1 (1.22%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.22%) Travis CI
General
1 18 (21.95%) Finance
2 8 (9.76%) Retail
3 6 (7.32%) Marketing
3 6 (7.32%) Telecoms
4 5 (6.10%) Banking
5 2 (2.44%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.22%) Automotive
6 1 (1.22%) Electronics
6 1 (1.22%) Front Office
6 1 (1.22%) Games
6 1 (1.22%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.22%) Law
6 1 (1.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (30.49%) Developer
2 18 (21.95%) Architect
3 14 (17.07%) Hadoop Developer
4 13 (15.85%) Data Architect
5 11 (13.41%) Big Data Developer
6 10 (12.20%) Big Data Architect
6 10 (12.20%) Data Scientist
7 5 (6.10%) Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) Hadoop Architect
9 3 (3.66%) AWS Developer
9 3 (3.66%) AWS Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) Big Data Manager
9 3 (3.66%) Cloud Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) Consultant
9 3 (3.66%) Data Analyst
9 3 (3.66%) Data Modeller
9 3 (3.66%) Process Consultant
9 3 (3.66%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.44%) Java Developer
10 2 (2.44%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.32%) Kafka
1 6 (7.32%) RabbitMQ
1 6 (7.32%) SOAP
2 3 (3.66%) SciPy
3 2 (2.44%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.44%) Backbone.js
3 2 (2.44%) CSS
3 2 (2.44%) CSS3
3 2 (2.44%) D3.js
3 2 (2.44%) GreenSock GSAP
3 2 (2.44%) HTML
3 2 (2.44%) HTML5
3 2 (2.44%) J2EE
3 2 (2.44%) SVG
3 2 (2.44%) Web Services
4 1 (1.22%) .NET
4 1 (1.22%) Middleware
4 1 (1.22%) MLlib
4 1 (1.22%) Regular Expression
4 1 (1.22%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.41%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (12.20%) Visualisation
3 5 (6.10%) Algorithms
3 5 (6.10%) Data Structures
4 4 (4.88%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.66%) CMDB
5 3 (3.66%) Statistics
5 3 (3.66%) User Experience
6 2 (2.44%) Animation
6 2 (2.44%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.44%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.44%) Physics
7 1 (1.22%) Chemistry
7 1 (1.22%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.22%) Data Conversion
7 1 (1.22%) Derivative
7 1 (1.22%) Economics
7 1 (1.22%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.22%) Social Media
7 1 (1.22%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.32%) Linux
2 3 (3.66%) Windows
2 3 (3.66%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.22%) AIX
3 1 (1.22%) Android
3 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.22%) CentOS
3 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (92.68%) Analytics
1 76 (92.68%) Data Analytics
2 15 (18.29%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (18.29%) Data Modelling
3 14 (17.07%) ETL
4 12 (14.63%) Data Analysis
5 11 (13.41%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (13.41%) Data Architecture
5 11 (13.41%) Data Cleansing
5 11 (13.41%) Functional Programming
5 11 (13.41%) Machine Learning
6 10 (12.20%) E-Commerce
6 10 (12.20%) MapReduce
7 9 (10.98%) Open Source
8 7 (8.54%) DevOps
9 6 (7.32%) Configuration Management
9 6 (7.32%) Logical Data Model
9 6 (7.32%) Statistical Modelling
10 5 (6.10%) Project Management
11 4 (4.88%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 29 (35.37%) Java
1 29 (35.37%) Python
2 20 (24.39%) Scala
3 18 (21.95%) SQL
4 14 (17.07%) C#
5 9 (10.98%) JavaScript
6 8 (9.76%) R
7 6 (7.32%) PHP
8 5 (6.10%) C
9 4 (4.88%) C++
10 2 (2.44%) ES6
10 2 (2.44%) Ruby
11 1 (1.22%) Perl
11 1 (1.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (6.10%) Degree
1 5 (6.10%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.88%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.44%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.22%) CCNA
4 1 (1.22%) CCNP
4 1 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.22%) JNCIA
4 1 (1.22%) JNCIP
4 1 (1.22%) PhD
4 1 (1.22%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.22%) PMP
4 1 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.76%) Data Quality
2 5 (6.10%) QA
System Software
1 13 (15.85%) Apache Flume
2 5 (6.10%) HDFS
3 2 (2.44%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.66%) Ambari
1 3 (3.66%) SCCM
1 3 (3.66%) WSUS
2 2 (2.44%) Puppet
3 1 (1.22%) Cacti
3 1 (1.22%) OPNET
3 1 (1.22%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (9.76%) Cloudera
2 6 (7.32%) VMware
3 5 (6.10%) Hortonworks
4 4 (4.88%) Tableau
5 2 (2.44%) FireEye
5 2 (2.44%) Oracle
5 2 (2.44%) Teradata
6 1 (1.22%) Adobe
6 1 (1.22%) BT
6 1 (1.22%) Cisco
6 1 (1.22%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (1.22%) IBM
6 1 (1.22%) Intel
6 1 (1.22%) Juniper
6 1 (1.22%) NetCracker
6 1 (1.22%) RapidMiner
6 1 (1.22%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.22%) SAP
6 1 (1.22%) Splunk
6 1 (1.22%) TIBCO
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