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 29 August 2016 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data Consultant
Rank 602 640 625
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Big Data Consultant 42 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.078% 0.026% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.027% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 7 8
Median daily rate £575 £600 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £434 £518
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £710 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £625 £550
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £46.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 - -

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
51209 54594 53300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.95% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 33381 34715 32174
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1644 2049 2080
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.33 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 29 August 2016.

Big Data Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Big Data Consultant
Top 13 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 29 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +33 41 £575 -4.16% 5
London +13 34 £575 - 4
South East +12 4 £488 -18.75%
Hampshire +11 2 £488 -18.75%
Sheffield - 2 - -
South Yorkshire - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
Essex - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -

Big Data Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, 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 55 (100.00%) Big Data
2 47 (85.45%) Hadoop
3 27 (49.09%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (30.91%) Apache Spark
4 17 (30.91%) Analytics
5 15 (27.27%) Apache Hive
6 14 (25.45%) SQL
6 14 (25.45%) Scala
7 13 (23.64%) Data Analytics
8 11 (20.00%) Java
9 10 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Azure
11 8 (14.55%) Apache Pig
11 8 (14.55%) MapReduce
11 8 (14.55%) Finance
12 7 (12.73%) Unix
12 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
12 7 (12.73%) Puppet
12 7 (12.73%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (12.73%) Power BI
13 6 (10.91%) BPSS Clearance
13 6 (10.91%) User Stories
13 6 (10.91%) HDFS
13 6 (10.91%) DevOps
13 6 (10.91%) Security Cleared
13 6 (10.91%) Amazon AWS
13 6 (10.91%) Linux
13 6 (10.91%) Python
13 6 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (10.91%) Scrum

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 17 (30.91%) Apache Spark
2 8 (14.55%) Apache Pig
3 3 (5.45%) Apache
4 2 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.82%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (10.91%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.82%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.82%) GitHub
3 1 (1.82%) IaaS
3 1 (1.82%) PaaS
3 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (100.00%) Big Data
2 47 (85.45%) Hadoop
3 15 (27.27%) Apache Hive
4 7 (12.73%) Power BI
5 4 (7.27%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (7.27%) NoSQL
5 4 (7.27%) Relational Database
6 3 (5.45%) Data Mining
6 3 (5.45%) HBase
6 3 (5.45%) QlikView
7 2 (3.64%) MongoDB
7 2 (3.64%) Parquet
7 2 (3.64%) Spotfire
8 1 (1.82%) DataStage
8 1 (1.82%) DB2
8 1 (1.82%) MySQL
8 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.82%) Sqoop
8 1 (1.82%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.64%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.64%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.82%) Artifactory
2 1 (1.82%) FindBugs
2 1 (1.82%) Hudson
2 1 (1.82%) JUnit
2 1 (1.82%) Maven
2 1 (1.82%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.82%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (14.55%) Finance
2 4 (7.27%) Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Automotive
3 1 (1.82%) Electronics
3 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.82%) Marketing
3 1 (1.82%) Retail
3 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.09%) Spark Streaming
2 3 (5.45%) Web Services
3 2 (3.64%) D3.js
3 2 (3.64%) Kafka
3 2 (3.64%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (1.82%) Akka
4 1 (1.82%) ELK Stack
4 1 (1.82%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.27%) Visualisation
3 3 (5.45%) Statistics
4 2 (3.64%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.64%) Applied Mathematics
4 2 (3.64%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.64%) Data Integration
4 2 (3.64%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.64%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.82%) Clustering
5 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.82%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.73%) Unix
2 6 (10.91%) Linux
3 1 (1.82%) Windows
3 1 (1.82%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (49.09%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (30.91%) Analytics
3 13 (23.64%) Data Analytics
4 8 (14.55%) MapReduce
5 7 (12.73%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (10.91%) DevOps
6 6 (10.91%) Scrum
6 6 (10.91%) User Stories
7 5 (9.09%) Build Automation
7 5 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (9.09%) Data Architecture
7 5 (9.09%) ETL
8 4 (7.27%) Big Data Analytics
9 3 (5.45%) Data Modelling
9 3 (5.45%) Machine Learning
9 3 (5.45%) Use Case
10 2 (3.64%) Data Visualisation
10 2 (3.64%) EAI
10 2 (3.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.45%) Scala
1 14 (25.45%) SQL
2 11 (20.00%) Java
3 6 (10.91%) Python
4 4 (7.27%) R
5 1 (1.82%) Perl
5 1 (1.82%) PHP
5 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) BPSS Clearance
1 6 (10.91%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.64%) CISSP
3 2 (3.64%) Degree
3 2 (3.64%) PhD
4 1 (1.82%) CISA
4 1 (1.82%) CISM
4 1 (1.82%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (10.91%) HDFS
2 5 (9.09%) vCloud
2 5 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (12.73%) Puppet
2 2 (3.64%) Kibana
2 2 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.82%) Ansible
3 1 (1.82%) Check_MK
3 1 (1.82%) logstash
Vendors
1 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.09%) Hortonworks
2 5 (9.09%) VMware
3 2 (3.64%) MapR
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle
3 2 (3.64%) Platfora
3 2 (3.64%) Tableau
3 2 (3.64%) Talend
4 1 (1.82%) Cloudera
4 1 (1.82%) Rackspace
4 1 (1.82%) SaltStack
4 1 (1.82%) SAP