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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data Consultant
Rank 610 630 598
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Big Data Consultant 40 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.026% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.028% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 10 7
Median daily rate £700 £558 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.56% +1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £498 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £830 £725 £695
UK excluding London median daily rate £575 - £550
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
51163 53980 51056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.77% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 33272 34147 30940
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1536 2015 2063
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 26 July 2016.

Big Data Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Big Data Consultant
Top 16 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 26 July 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 +11 39 £675 +21.07% 2
London +15 30 £700 +25.56% 1
South East - 4 £488 -
Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
East of England - 2 £650 -
Sheffield - 2 - -
South Yorkshire - 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 £488 -
South West - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Ipswich - 1 £650 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Essex - 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 £650 -

Big Data Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 57 (100.00%) Big Data
2 46 (80.70%) Hadoop
3 26 (45.61%) Business Intelligence
4 20 (35.09%) Analytics
5 18 (31.58%) Apache Spark
6 16 (28.07%) Apache Hive
6 16 (28.07%) SQL
7 15 (26.32%) Data Analytics
8 14 (24.56%) Scala
9 13 (22.81%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (22.81%) Java
10 9 (15.79%) Python
10 9 (15.79%) Finance
10 9 (15.79%) Apache Pig
11 8 (14.04%) MapReduce
11 8 (14.04%) Microsoft Azure
11 8 (14.04%) Data Architecture
12 7 (12.28%) Microsoft
12 7 (12.28%) Power BI
13 6 (10.53%) Spark Streaming
13 6 (10.53%) Use Case
14 5 (8.77%) Security Cleared
14 5 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (8.77%) Banking
14 5 (8.77%) ETL
14 5 (8.77%) NoSQL
14 5 (8.77%) R
15 4 (7.02%) Relational Database
15 4 (7.02%) Algorithms
15 4 (7.02%) Elasticsearch

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 18 (31.58%) Apache Spark
2 9 (15.79%) Apache Pig
3 4 (7.02%) Apache
3 4 (7.02%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.51%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.75%) GitHub
2 1 (1.75%) IaaS
2 1 (1.75%) PaaS
2 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (100.00%) Big Data
2 46 (80.70%) Hadoop
3 16 (28.07%) Apache Hive
4 7 (12.28%) Power BI
5 5 (8.77%) NoSQL
6 4 (7.02%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (7.02%) MongoDB
6 4 (7.02%) Relational Database
7 3 (5.26%) Data Mining
7 3 (5.26%) HBase
7 3 (5.26%) QlikView
8 2 (3.51%) MySQL
8 2 (3.51%) Parquet
8 2 (3.51%) Spotfire
9 1 (1.75%) Data Lake
9 1 (1.75%) DB2
9 1 (1.75%) IDOL
9 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.75%) SAS Visual Analytics
9 1 (1.75%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.51%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.51%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.75%) Artifactory
2 1 (1.75%) FindBugs
2 1 (1.75%) JUnit
2 1 (1.75%) Maven
2 1 (1.75%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.75%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (15.79%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Automotive
3 1 (1.75%) Electronics
3 1 (1.75%) Law
3 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.75%) Marketing
3 1 (1.75%) Retail
3 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.53%) Spark Streaming
2 3 (5.26%) Web Services
3 2 (3.51%) D3.js
3 2 (3.51%) Kafka
3 2 (3.51%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (1.75%) Akka
4 1 (1.75%) CGI
4 1 (1.75%) ELK Stack
4 1 (1.75%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.81%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.02%) Algorithms
2 4 (7.02%) Statistics
2 4 (7.02%) Visualisation
3 2 (3.51%) Applied Mathematics
3 2 (3.51%) Artificial Intelligence
3 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.51%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.51%) Mathematics
3 2 (3.51%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.75%) Clustering
4 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.75%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.26%) Linux
2 1 (1.75%) CentOS
2 1 (1.75%) Ubuntu
2 1 (1.75%) Unix
2 1 (1.75%) Windows
2 1 (1.75%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (45.61%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (35.09%) Analytics
3 15 (26.32%) Data Analytics
4 8 (14.04%) Data Architecture
4 8 (14.04%) MapReduce
5 6 (10.53%) Use Case
6 5 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (8.77%) ETL
7 4 (7.02%) Big Data Analytics
7 4 (7.02%) Machine Learning
8 3 (5.26%) Data Management
8 3 (5.26%) Data Modelling
8 3 (5.26%) Data Security
9 2 (3.51%) Business Development
9 2 (3.51%) Customer Engagement
9 2 (3.51%) Information Management
9 2 (3.51%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (3.51%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (3.51%) Statistical Analysis
9 2 (3.51%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 16 (28.07%) SQL
2 14 (24.56%) Scala
3 13 (22.81%) Java
4 9 (15.79%) Python
5 5 (8.77%) R
6 3 (5.26%) Perl
7 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (8.77%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.26%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.51%) Degree
3 2 (3.51%) PhD
3 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.75%) CISA
4 1 (1.75%) CISM
4 1 (1.75%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) Docker
2 1 (1.75%) HDFS
2 1 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.51%) Ansible
2 2 (3.51%) Kibana
2 2 (3.51%) Puppet
3 1 (1.75%) Check_MK
3 1 (1.75%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (1.75%) logstash
Vendors
1 7 (12.28%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.26%) Cloudera
2 3 (5.26%) MapR
2 3 (5.26%) Oracle
3 2 (3.51%) HP
3 2 (3.51%) Platfora
3 2 (3.51%) Tableau
3 2 (3.51%) Talend
4 1 (1.75%) Cisco
4 1 (1.75%) Hortonworks
4 1 (1.75%) Juniper
4 1 (1.75%) Rackspace
4 1 (1.75%) SaltStack
4 1 (1.75%) SAP
4 1 (1.75%) Vertica
4 1 (1.75%) VMware