The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Big Data Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data Consultant
Rank 594 632 624
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Big Data Consultant 27 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.024% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.025% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 10
Median daily rate £550 £556 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.12% +11.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £499 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £618 £660
UK excluding London median daily rate £530 £575 £425
% change year-on-year
-7.82% +35.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46860 52217 52769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.53% 94.73% 93.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 30653 33283 33387
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1648 2021 2181
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Big Data Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Big Data Consultant in the job title.

Big Data Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Big Data Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Big Data Consultant within the UK.

Big Data Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Big Data Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Big Data Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Big Data Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Big Data Consultant
Top 21 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 Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 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 +21 25 £550 -1.12% 8
London +24 16 £625 +25.00% 6
South East +25 4 - -
Edinburgh - 2 £750 - 2
Scotland - 2 £750 - 2
North West - 2 £530 - 2
South West - 2 £500 -
Hampshire - 2 - -
Somerset - 2 £500 -
Manchester - 2 £530 - 2
Yorkshire +18 1 £550 -4.34%
Buckinghamshire +16 1 - -
Reading +3 1 - -
Berkshire -3 1 - -
Croydon - 1 - -
Bath - 1 £500 -
Street - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £550 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £550 -
Derbyshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -

Big Data Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, Big Data Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Big Data Consultant in the job title.

1 66 (100.00%) Big Data
2 53 (80.30%) Hadoop
3 28 (42.42%) Apache Spark
4 23 (34.85%) Scala
4 23 (34.85%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (31.82%) Apache Hive
6 15 (22.73%) Java
7 14 (21.21%) HDFS
7 14 (21.21%) Analytics
8 12 (18.18%) DevOps
9 11 (16.67%) Finance
9 11 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
10 10 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
10 10 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (15.15%) SQL
10 10 (15.15%) Unix
10 10 (15.15%) HBase
11 9 (13.64%) Data Analytics
11 9 (13.64%) BPSS Clearance
11 9 (13.64%) Security Cleared
12 8 (12.12%) SC Cleared
12 8 (12.12%) Linux
13 7 (10.61%) ETL
13 7 (10.61%) Scrum
13 7 (10.61%) VMware
13 7 (10.61%) Puppet
13 7 (10.61%) Banking
13 7 (10.61%) Continuous Delivery
13 7 (10.61%) Spark Streaming

Big Data Consultant Skill Set
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 28 (42.42%) Apache Spark
2 6 (9.09%) Apache Pig
3 4 (6.06%) Apache
3 4 (6.06%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.03%) nginx
4 2 (3.03%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (1.52%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.03%) GitHub
3 1 (1.52%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (1.52%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.52%) BlueKai
3 1 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.52%) IaaS
3 1 (1.52%) PaaS
3 1 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) Firewall
2 1 (1.52%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (100.00%) Big Data
2 53 (80.30%) Hadoop
3 21 (31.82%) Apache Hive
4 10 (15.15%) HBase
5 6 (9.09%) NoSQL
6 5 (7.58%) MongoDB
6 5 (7.58%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (7.58%) Power BI
7 4 (6.06%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (6.06%) Impala
8 3 (4.55%) QlikView
8 3 (4.55%) Relational Database
8 3 (4.55%) Sqoop
9 2 (3.03%) Looker
9 2 (3.03%) Parquet
9 2 (3.03%) PowerCenter
9 2 (3.03%) RDBMS
9 2 (3.03%) Redis
9 2 (3.03%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 6 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 6 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.06%) Artifactory
3 2 (3.03%) FindBugs
3 2 (3.03%) Gerrit
3 2 (3.03%) Hudson
3 2 (3.03%) Maven
3 2 (3.03%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (3.03%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.52%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 11 (16.67%) Finance
2 7 (10.61%) Banking
3 5 (7.58%) Marketing
4 3 (4.55%) Electronics
4 3 (4.55%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.55%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.52%) Automotive
5 1 (1.52%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.52%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.61%) Kafka
1 7 (10.61%) Spark Streaming
2 4 (6.06%) ELK Stack
3 3 (4.55%) Node.js
4 2 (3.03%) .NET
4 2 (3.03%) Akka
4 2 (3.03%) D3.js
4 2 (3.03%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (1.52%) Samza
5 1 (1.52%) Web Services
5 1 (1.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.55%) Visualisation
3 2 (3.03%) Applied Mathematics
3 2 (3.03%) Artificial Intelligence
3 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.03%) Credit Risk
3 2 (3.03%) Mathematics
3 2 (3.03%) Statistics
4 1 (1.52%) Clustering
4 1 (1.52%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.15%) Unix
2 8 (12.12%) Linux
3 1 (1.52%) Windows
3 1 (1.52%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (34.85%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (21.21%) Analytics
3 12 (18.18%) DevOps
4 11 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (13.64%) Data Analytics
7 7 (10.61%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (10.61%) ETL
7 7 (10.61%) Scrum
7 7 (10.61%) User Stories
8 6 (9.09%) Business Analytics
8 6 (9.09%) MapReduce
8 6 (9.09%) Open Source
9 5 (7.58%) Build Automation
10 4 (6.06%) Data Modelling
11 3 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
11 3 (4.55%) Machine Learning
11 3 (4.55%) Programme Management
12 2 (3.03%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 2 (3.03%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 23 (34.85%) Scala
2 15 (22.73%) Java
3 10 (15.15%) SQL
4 7 (10.61%) R
5 6 (9.09%) Python
6 2 (3.03%) C
6 2 (3.03%) C#
6 2 (3.03%) F#
6 2 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (13.64%) BPSS Clearance
1 9 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 8 (12.12%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.03%) CISSP
3 2 (3.03%) Degree
3 2 (3.03%) PhD
4 1 (1.52%) CISA
4 1 (1.52%) CISM
4 1 (1.52%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 14 (21.21%) HDFS
2 7 (10.61%) vCloud
3 6 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (7.58%) Apache Flume
5 2 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (10.61%) Puppet
2 4 (6.06%) Kibana
2 4 (6.06%) logstash
3 2 (3.03%) Ansible
3 2 (3.03%) Grafana
3 2 (3.03%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.52%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (1.52%) Oozie
Vendors
1 7 (10.61%) Hortonworks
1 7 (10.61%) VMware
2 5 (7.58%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.55%) Cloudera
3 3 (4.55%) Informatica
3 3 (4.55%) SAP
3 3 (4.55%) Tableau
4 2 (3.03%) MapR
4 2 (3.03%) Oracle
4 2 (3.03%) Platfora
4 2 (3.03%) Splunk
5 1 (1.52%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.52%) Adobe
5 1 (1.52%) Google
5 1 (1.52%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.52%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.52%) Talend
5 1 (1.52%) Teradata