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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data Consultant
Rank 570 552 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Contract jobs requiring a Big Data Consultant 13 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.002% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.002% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 0
Average daily rate
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£538 £575 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.52% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 - -
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
47189 44564 41455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.53% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29609 26528 23470
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1818 1936 2419
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -7 12 £556 -3.26% 6
London +4 10 £575 - 5
City of London +15 4 £650 +13.04%
East Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Northampton - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Northamptonshire - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 1

Big Data Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 22 (100.00%) Big Data
2 20 (90.91%) Hadoop
3 13 (59.09%) Apache Hive
4 10 (45.45%) Java
4 10 (45.45%) Apache Pig
5 9 (40.91%) Oracle
6 8 (36.36%) Apache Spark
7 7 (31.82%) Sqoop
7 7 (31.82%) Analytics
7 7 (31.82%) MongoDB
7 7 (31.82%) MapReduce
8 6 (27.27%) NoSQL
8 6 (27.27%) Finance
9 5 (22.73%) Banking
9 5 (22.73%) J2EE
9 5 (22.73%) Python
9 5 (22.73%) ETL
10 4 (18.18%) Linux
10 4 (18.18%) Apache
10 4 (18.18%) Data Modelling
10 4 (18.18%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (18.18%) Cloudera
10 4 (18.18%) Visualisation
10 4 (18.18%) Apache Avro
11 3 (13.64%) Hortonworks
11 3 (13.64%) HDFS
11 3 (13.64%) QlikView
11 3 (13.64%) HBase
11 3 (13.64%) R
11 3 (13.64%) Data Architecture

Big Data Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 10 (45.45%) Apache Pig
2 8 (36.36%) Apache Spark
3 4 (18.18%) Apache
4 1 (4.55%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon S3
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (100.00%) Big Data
2 20 (90.91%) Hadoop
3 13 (59.09%) Apache Hive
4 7 (31.82%) Sqoop
4 7 (31.82%) MongoDB
5 6 (27.27%) NoSQL
6 4 (18.18%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (13.64%) QlikView
7 3 (13.64%) HBase
8 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
8 2 (9.09%) MySQL
8 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (4.55%) Pentaho
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Marketing
4 1 (4.55%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) J2EE
2 4 (18.18%) Apache Avro
3 2 (9.09%) XML
4 1 (4.55%) HTML5
4 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.55%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Visualisation
2 2 (9.09%) Mathematics
2 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) UNIX
3 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Analytics
1 7 (31.82%) MapReduce
2 5 (22.73%) ETL
3 4 (18.18%) Data Modelling
4 3 (13.64%) Data Architecture
4 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.09%) Migration
5 2 (9.09%) Machine Learning
5 2 (9.09%) Business Transformation
5 2 (9.09%) Quantitative Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) Statistical Modelling
6 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
6 1 (4.55%) Data Migration
6 1 (4.55%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) Java
2 5 (22.73%) Python
3 3 (13.64%) R
3 3 (13.64%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) Pig Latin
4 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) PhD
1 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Oozie
2 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.55%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) Cloudera
3 3 (13.64%) Hortonworks
4 2 (9.09%) Sybase
4 2 (9.09%) SAP
4 2 (9.09%) IBM
4 2 (9.09%) Teradata
5 1 (4.55%) MapR
5 1 (4.55%) Tableau
5 1 (4.55%) Splunk
5 1 (4.55%) Informatica
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