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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data Consultant
Rank 611 602 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs requiring a Big Data Consultant 9 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.016% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.018% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 0
Average daily rate
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£588 £550 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.81% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 £550 -
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
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
52581 50525 47327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.45% 92.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 33383 30630 27733
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1941 1999 2141
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.56 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% -5.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 2015.

Big Data Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Big Data Consultant
Top 8 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 31 July 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 -26 8 £588 +6.81% 6
London 0 7 £575 +4.54% 6
City of London -8 4 £575 -11.53% 2
South East -10 1 £600 -4.00%
Southampton - 1 £600 -
Hampshire - 1 £600 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

Big Data Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 27 (100.00%) Big Data
2 23 (85.19%) Hadoop
3 15 (55.56%) Apache Spark
3 15 (55.56%) Java
4 12 (44.44%) Apache Hive
5 11 (40.74%) Analytics
6 10 (37.04%) HBase
6 10 (37.04%) Scala
7 8 (29.63%) MapReduce
8 7 (25.93%) Cloudera
9 6 (22.22%) Oracle
9 6 (22.22%) UNIX
9 6 (22.22%) Finance
9 6 (22.22%) Banking
10 5 (18.52%) Investment Banking
10 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (18.52%) Machine Learning
10 5 (18.52%) Sqoop
10 5 (18.52%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (14.81%) Algorithms
11 4 (14.81%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 4 (14.81%) R
11 4 (14.81%) Apache Pig
11 4 (14.81%) Python
11 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (14.81%) ETL
11 4 (14.81%) MySQL
11 4 (14.81%) XML
11 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (11.11%) Data Mining

Big Data Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 15 (55.56%) Apache Spark
2 5 (18.52%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (14.81%) Apache Pig
4 2 (7.41%) Apache
5 1 (3.70%) IPython
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Weka
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (100.00%) Big Data
2 23 (85.19%) Hadoop
3 12 (44.44%) Apache Hive
4 10 (37.04%) HBase
5 5 (18.52%) Sqoop
6 4 (14.81%) MySQL
6 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (11.11%) Data Mining
7 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
7 3 (11.11%) MongoDB
7 3 (11.11%) Text Mining
8 2 (7.41%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
8 2 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (3.70%) Pentaho
9 1 (3.70%) Mahout
9 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (3.70%) RStudio
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
1 6 (22.22%) Banking
2 5 (18.52%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Electronics
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.70%) Advertising
3 1 (3.70%) Publishing
3 1 (3.70%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) XML
2 3 (11.11%) NumPy
2 3 (11.11%) Matplotlib
2 3 (11.11%) Kafka
2 3 (11.11%) Pandas
2 3 (11.11%) Web Services
3 1 (3.70%) MLlib
3 1 (3.70%) Spark Streaming
3 1 (3.70%) Apache Tika
3 1 (3.70%) Apache Avro
3 1 (3.70%) OpenNLP
3 1 (3.70%) RHadoop
3 1 (3.70%) DOM
3 1 (3.70%) SAX
3 1 (3.70%) RESTful
3 1 (3.70%) HTML
3 1 (3.70%) J2EE
3 1 (3.70%) CSS
3 1 (3.70%) JDBC
3 1 (3.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Algorithms
2 2 (7.41%) Mathematics
2 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.41%) Social Media
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.70%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) UNIX
2 2 (7.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Analytics
2 8 (29.63%) MapReduce
3 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (18.52%) Machine Learning
4 4 (14.81%) ETL
4 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.11%) Cluster Analysis
5 3 (11.11%) Big Data Analytics
5 3 (11.11%) Data Analytics
5 3 (11.11%) Data Transformation
5 3 (11.11%) Data Architecture
6 2 (7.41%) Asset Management
6 2 (7.41%) Information Management
6 2 (7.41%) Project Management
7 1 (3.70%) Scrum
7 1 (3.70%) Programme Management
7 1 (3.70%) TDD
7 1 (3.70%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) Java
2 10 (37.04%) Scala
3 4 (14.81%) R
3 4 (14.81%) Python
4 3 (11.11%) C++
4 3 (11.11%) SQL
4 3 (11.11%) C
5 2 (7.41%) C#
6 1 (3.70%) Perl
6 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.70%) Jython
6 1 (3.70%) Spark SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) PhD
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (7.41%) HDFS
3 1 (3.70%) GPFS
3 1 (3.70%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Oozie
1 2 (7.41%) Mesos
2 1 (3.70%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (3.70%) logstash
2 1 (3.70%) Kibana
2 1 (3.70%) Chukwa
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Cloudera
2 6 (22.22%) Oracle
3 3 (11.11%) Mercator
3 3 (11.11%) Hortonworks
4 2 (7.41%) Tableau
4 2 (7.41%) IBM
5 1 (3.70%) Informatica
5 1 (3.70%) TIBCO
5 1 (3.70%) SAP
5 1 (3.70%) Google
5 1 (3.70%) Netezza
5 1 (3.70%) Splunk
5 1 (3.70%) Talend
5 1 (3.70%) Alteryx
5 1 (3.70%) MapR
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