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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Big Data Consultant
UK
Rank 581 607 588
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Big Data Consultant 27 21 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.040% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.043% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 18
Median daily rate £500 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £480 £463
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £620 £598
UK excluding London median daily rate - £575 £475
% change year-on-year
- +21.05%
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
43026 49406 49767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.99% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 28072 31841 30661
Median daily rate £425 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1547 1650 1932
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 24 February 2017.

Big Data Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Big Data Consultant
Top 9 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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +39 26 £500 -9.09% 8
London +35 23 £500 -9.09% 6
South East +20 3 - -
Scotland +24 1 - - 3
Edinburgh +23 1 - - 3
Berkshire +19 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -7 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -

Big Data Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 51 (100.00%) Big Data
2 35 (68.63%) Hadoop
3 22 (43.14%) Apache Spark
4 17 (33.33%) Apache Hive
4 17 (33.33%) Java
5 14 (27.45%) Scala
6 12 (23.53%) HDFS
7 11 (21.57%) HBase
8 10 (19.61%) Kafka
8 10 (19.61%) DevOps
9 9 (17.65%) Finance
10 8 (15.69%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (15.69%) Python
10 8 (15.69%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (15.69%) Apache Flume
10 8 (15.69%) Analytics
11 7 (13.73%) Linux
11 7 (13.73%) ETL
11 7 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (11.76%) Banking
12 6 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (11.76%) SQL
12 6 (11.76%) Open Source
12 6 (11.76%) Jenkins
13 5 (9.80%) Ansible
13 5 (9.80%) Hortonworks
13 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Azure
13 5 (9.80%) Amazon AWS
13 5 (9.80%) MapReduce

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 22 (43.14%) Apache Spark
2 4 (7.84%) SAS
3 3 (5.88%) Apache Pig
3 3 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.92%) nginx
5 1 (1.96%) Apache
5 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (1.96%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.96%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (1.96%) BlueKai
2 1 (1.96%) GitHub
2 1 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.96%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) Firewall
2 1 (1.96%) HTTP
2 1 (1.96%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.96%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (100.00%) Big Data
2 35 (68.63%) Hadoop
3 17 (33.33%) Apache Hive
4 11 (21.57%) HBase
5 6 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (7.84%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (7.84%) Impala
6 4 (7.84%) NoSQL
6 4 (7.84%) Relational Database
7 3 (5.88%) MongoDB
7 3 (5.88%) RDBMS
7 3 (5.88%) Sqoop
8 2 (3.92%) Data Lake
8 2 (3.92%) Flink
8 2 (3.92%) Looker
8 2 (3.92%) MySQL
8 2 (3.92%) PowerCenter
8 2 (3.92%) Redis
9 1 (1.96%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 5 (9.80%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.88%) Artifactory
3 3 (5.88%) JIRA
4 2 (3.92%) Gerrit
4 2 (3.92%) Maven
4 2 (3.92%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.96%) FindBugs
5 1 (1.96%) Hudson
5 1 (1.96%) JUnit
5 1 (1.96%) Selenium
5 1 (1.96%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.96%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (17.65%) Finance
2 6 (11.76%) Banking
3 4 (7.84%) Marketing
4 2 (3.92%) Electronics
4 2 (3.92%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.96%) French Language
5 1 (1.96%) Front Office
5 1 (1.96%) Law
5 1 (1.96%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.61%) Kafka
2 4 (7.84%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (7.84%) Spark Streaming
3 3 (5.88%) Node.js
4 2 (3.92%) .NET
4 2 (3.92%) Samza
5 1 (1.96%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.96%) Akka
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (1.96%) REST
5 1 (1.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) iPad
2 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.92%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.73%) Linux
2 4 (7.84%) Unix
3 1 (1.96%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.61%) DevOps
2 8 (15.69%) Analytics
2 8 (15.69%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (15.69%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (13.73%) ETL
4 6 (11.76%) Open Source
5 5 (9.80%) MapReduce
6 4 (7.84%) Data Analytics
6 4 (7.84%) Machine Learning
7 3 (5.88%) Configuration Management
7 3 (5.88%) Conflict Management
7 3 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (5.88%) Data Integration
7 3 (5.88%) Data Modelling
7 3 (5.88%) E-Commerce
7 3 (5.88%) Scrum
7 3 (5.88%) User Stories
8 2 (3.92%) Change Management
8 2 (3.92%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (33.33%) Java
2 14 (27.45%) Scala
3 8 (15.69%) Python
4 6 (11.76%) SQL
5 4 (7.84%) C#
5 4 (7.84%) R
6 2 (3.92%) C
6 2 (3.92%) F#
6 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.96%) Groovy
7 1 (1.96%) PHP
7 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) SC Cleared
1 5 (9.80%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) QA
2 2 (3.92%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (23.53%) HDFS
2 8 (15.69%) Apache Flume
3 3 (5.88%) vCloud
3 3 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.96%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (1.96%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) Ansible
2 3 (5.88%) Kibana
2 3 (5.88%) logstash
2 3 (5.88%) Oozie
2 3 (5.88%) Puppet
3 2 (3.92%) Grafana
3 2 (3.92%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (3.92%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.96%) OpenAM
4 1 (1.96%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (9.80%) Hortonworks
2 3 (5.88%) Cloudera
2 3 (5.88%) Informatica
2 3 (5.88%) VMware
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle
3 2 (3.92%) SAP
3 2 (3.92%) Splunk
3 2 (3.92%) Tableau
3 2 (3.92%) Talend
4 1 (1.96%) Ab Initio
4 1 (1.96%) Adobe
4 1 (1.96%) Google
4 1 (1.96%) MapR
4 1 (1.96%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (1.96%) Teradata