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 December 2014 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data Consultant
Rank 578 565 560
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Big Data Consultant 10 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.010% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.010% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 2
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£500 £563 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £515 £508
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £610 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 - £500
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
50897 47816 46453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.80% 92.47% 92.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 32377 28821 26228
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2048 2108 2666
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -6.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 December 2014.

Big Data Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Big Data Consultant
Top 6 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 December 2014. 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 -18 10 £500 -11.11% 3
London +10 6 £650 +15.55% 2
City of London +23 5 £650 +20.93%
East Midlands - - - - 1
Northampton - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -

Big Data Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 18 (100.00%) Big Data
2 16 (88.89%) Hadoop
3 10 (55.56%) Apache Hive
4 8 (44.44%) Analytics
4 8 (44.44%) Apache Spark
5 7 (38.89%) MapReduce
5 7 (38.89%) Java
6 6 (33.33%) MongoDB
6 6 (33.33%) Apache Pig
7 5 (27.78%) NoSQL
7 5 (27.78%) Python
7 5 (27.78%) Visualisation
8 4 (22.22%) Oracle
8 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (16.67%) Finance
9 3 (16.67%) J2EE
9 3 (16.67%) QlikView
9 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (16.67%) R
9 3 (16.67%) Data Architecture
9 3 (16.67%) Sqoop
9 3 (16.67%) Apache
9 3 (16.67%) HDFS
10 2 (11.11%) Apache Avro
10 2 (11.11%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (11.11%) Splunk
10 2 (11.11%) HBase
10 2 (11.11%) Machine Learning
10 2 (11.11%) Statistical Modelling

Big Data Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 8 (44.44%) Apache Spark
2 6 (33.33%) Apache Pig
3 3 (16.67%) Apache
4 1 (5.56%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon EMR
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon S3
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (100.00%) Big Data
2 16 (88.89%) Hadoop
3 10 (55.56%) Apache Hive
4 6 (33.33%) MongoDB
5 5 (27.78%) NoSQL
6 3 (16.67%) QlikView
6 3 (16.67%) Sqoop
7 2 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (11.11%) HBase
8 1 (5.56%) Data Mining
8 1 (5.56%) Pentaho
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) J2EE
2 2 (11.11%) Apache Avro
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Analytics
2 7 (38.89%) MapReduce
3 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) Data Architecture
5 2 (11.11%) Machine Learning
5 2 (11.11%) Statistical Modelling
5 2 (11.11%) Business Transformation
5 2 (11.11%) Quantitative Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 2 (11.11%) ETL
5 2 (11.11%) Migration
6 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
6 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.56%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (5.56%) Big Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) Java
2 5 (27.78%) Python
3 3 (16.67%) R
4 1 (5.56%) Pig Latin
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
1 1 (5.56%) Oozie
1 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.56%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) Splunk
2 2 (11.11%) Cloudera
2 2 (11.11%) SAP
2 2 (11.11%) Teradata
2 2 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (5.56%) Informatica
3 1 (5.56%) Google
3 1 (5.56%) Hortonworks
3 1 (5.56%) Tableau
3 1 (5.56%) MapR
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