The table below looks at the statistics for the Big Data Consultant role 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 Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data Consultant
Rank 580 595 562
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -33
Contract jobs requiring a Big Data Consultant 13 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.007% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.008% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 2
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£620 £700 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £485 £700 -
% change year-on-year
-30.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
51645 52060 44962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.35% 92.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 31339 31560 25761
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2019 2073 2241
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

Big Data Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Big Data Consultant in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 17 April 2015.

Big Data Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Big Data Consultant
Top 12 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 Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 17 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 +5 13 £620 -11.42% 5
London +14 11 £650 - 5
West Midlands - 1 - -
Manchester - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
North West - - - -
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -

Big Data Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Big Data Consultant in their job title 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 with Big Data Consultant in their job title.

1 24 (100.00%) Big Data
2 23 (95.83%) Hadoop
3 18 (75.00%) Java
4 13 (54.17%) Apache Hive
5 11 (45.83%) Oracle
6 10 (41.67%) MapReduce
7 9 (37.50%) Cloudera
7 9 (37.50%) Analytics
7 9 (37.50%) Apache Spark
8 8 (33.33%) Apache Pig
8 8 (33.33%) HBase
8 8 (33.33%) UNIX
9 7 (29.17%) ETL
9 7 (29.17%) Banking
9 7 (29.17%) Sqoop
9 7 (29.17%) MongoDB
9 7 (29.17%) NoSQL
10 6 (25.00%) Data Architecture
10 6 (25.00%) Python
11 5 (20.83%) XML
11 5 (20.83%) J2EE
11 5 (20.83%) C#
11 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
11 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
11 5 (20.83%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (20.83%) Apache Avro
12 4 (16.67%) Machine Learning
12 4 (16.67%) Hortonworks
12 4 (16.67%) R
12 4 (16.67%) Elasticsearch

Big Data Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Big Data Consultant in their job title 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 with Big Data Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (37.50%) Apache Spark
2 8 (33.33%) Apache Pig
3 4 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (16.67%) Apache
4 1 (4.17%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Weka
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon S3
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon EMR
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (100.00%) Big Data
2 23 (95.83%) Hadoop
3 13 (54.17%) Apache Hive
4 8 (33.33%) HBase
5 7 (29.17%) Sqoop
5 7 (29.17%) MongoDB
5 7 (29.17%) NoSQL
6 5 (20.83%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (16.67%) MySQL
7 4 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (12.50%) Text Mining
8 3 (12.50%) Data Mining
8 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
9 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (8.33%) QlikView
9 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (8.33%) Pentaho
10 1 (4.17%) Mahout
General
1 7 (29.17%) Banking
2 4 (16.67%) Finance
3 3 (12.50%) Investment Banking
3 3 (12.50%) Marketing
4 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.17%) Publishing
4 1 (4.17%) Games
4 1 (4.17%) Retail
4 1 (4.17%) Electronics
4 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) XML
1 5 (20.83%) J2EE
1 5 (20.83%) Apache Avro
2 3 (12.50%) Pandas
2 3 (12.50%) NumPy
2 3 (12.50%) Matplotlib
3 2 (8.33%) HTML
4 1 (4.17%) OpenNLP
4 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.17%) CSS
4 1 (4.17%) DOM
4 1 (4.17%) SAX
4 1 (4.17%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Mathematics
1 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.50%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.17%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.17%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) UNIX
2 4 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) MapReduce
2 9 (37.50%) Analytics
3 7 (29.17%) ETL
4 6 (25.00%) Data Architecture
5 4 (16.67%) Machine Learning
5 4 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (12.50%) Cluster Analysis
7 2 (8.33%) Quantitative Analysis
7 2 (8.33%) Statistical Modelling
7 2 (8.33%) Business Transformation
8 1 (4.17%) Change Data Capture
8 1 (4.17%) Strategic Planning
8 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
8 1 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (4.17%) Data Migration
8 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
8 1 (4.17%) Migration
8 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (75.00%) Java
2 6 (25.00%) Python
3 5 (20.83%) C#
4 4 (16.67%) R
5 3 (12.50%) C++
5 3 (12.50%) C
6 2 (8.33%) Scala
6 2 (8.33%) SQL
7 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.17%) Pig Latin
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
1 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.67%) PhD
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) HDFS
2 1 (4.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Oozie
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Oracle
2 9 (37.50%) Cloudera
3 4 (16.67%) Hortonworks
4 3 (12.50%) SAP
5 2 (8.33%) IBM
5 2 (8.33%) Sybase
5 2 (8.33%) Teradata
5 2 (8.33%) Tableau
6 1 (4.17%) MapR
6 1 (4.17%) Splunk
6 1 (4.17%) Business Objects
6 1 (4.17%) Informatica
6 1 (4.17%) TIBCO
6 1 (4.17%) Mercator
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