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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Big Data Consultant
UK
Rank 557 599 599
Rank change year-on-year
+42 0
Contract jobs requiring a Big Data Consultant 24 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.037% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.039% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 16
Median daily rate £545 £563 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.11% +9.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £745 £600 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £530 £575 £475
% change year-on-year
-7.82% +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
41742 48106 48047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.76% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 27155 30643 30207
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1485 1758 1889
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.88 £10.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £47.50 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 22 January 2017.

Big Data Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Big Data Consultant
Top 18 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 22 January 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 +41 22 £540 -4.00% 16
London +15 15 £550 - 9
South East +11 4 - -
South West +13 2 £500 - 1
Edinburgh - 2 £750 - 3
Scotland - 2 £750 - 3
Somerset - 2 £500 -
Hampshire - 2 - -
North West +26 1 £530 +17.77% 4
Manchester +17 1 £530 +17.77% 4
Reading +12 1 - -
Berkshire +9 1 - -
Buckinghamshire +3 1 - -
Croydon - 1 - -
Bath - 1 £500 -
Street - 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -

Big Data Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 48 (100.00%) Big Data
2 36 (75.00%) Hadoop
3 18 (37.50%) Apache Spark
4 16 (33.33%) Java
5 15 (31.25%) Apache Hive
5 15 (31.25%) HDFS
6 14 (29.17%) DevOps
6 14 (29.17%) Scala
7 11 (22.92%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (20.83%) Unix
8 10 (20.83%) HBase
9 9 (18.75%) BPSS Clearance
9 9 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
9 9 (18.75%) Linux
9 9 (18.75%) Finance
9 9 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (16.67%) SC Cleared
10 8 (16.67%) Security Cleared
10 8 (16.67%) Kafka
10 8 (16.67%) Hortonworks
10 8 (16.67%) Analytics
11 7 (14.58%) User Stories
11 7 (14.58%) Continuous Delivery
11 7 (14.58%) vCloud
11 7 (14.58%) Puppet
11 7 (14.58%) Scrum
11 7 (14.58%) VMware
12 6 (12.50%) Banking
12 6 (12.50%) ETL

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 (37.50%) Apache Spark
2 4 (8.33%) Apache Pig
3 3 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (4.17%) nginx
5 1 (2.08%) Apache
5 1 (2.08%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (2.08%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.17%) GitHub
4 1 (2.08%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (2.08%) BlueKai
4 1 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) Firewall
2 1 (2.08%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (100.00%) Big Data
2 36 (75.00%) Hadoop
3 15 (31.25%) Apache Hive
4 10 (20.83%) HBase
5 5 (10.42%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (8.33%) Impala
6 4 (8.33%) NoSQL
7 3 (6.25%) MongoDB
7 3 (6.25%) Relational Database
7 3 (6.25%) Sqoop
8 2 (4.17%) DB2
8 2 (4.17%) Flink
8 2 (4.17%) Looker
8 2 (4.17%) MySQL
8 2 (4.17%) PowerCenter
8 2 (4.17%) QlikView
8 2 (4.17%) RDBMS
8 2 (4.17%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Git (software)
1 5 (10.42%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.25%) Artifactory
3 2 (4.17%) Gerrit
3 2 (4.17%) Hudson
3 2 (4.17%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (2.08%) FindBugs
4 1 (2.08%) Maven
4 1 (2.08%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (2.08%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (18.75%) Finance
2 6 (12.50%) Banking
3 4 (8.33%) Marketing
4 2 (4.17%) Electronics
4 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.08%) Automotive
5 1 (2.08%) Front Office
5 1 (2.08%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.08%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.67%) Kafka
2 4 (8.33%) Spark Streaming
3 3 (6.25%) ELK Stack
3 3 (6.25%) Node.js
4 2 (4.17%) .NET
4 2 (4.17%) Samza
5 1 (2.08%) Akka
5 1 (2.08%) D3.js
5 1 (2.08%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (2.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
1 2 (4.17%) Credit Risk
2 1 (2.08%) Applied Mathematics
2 1 (2.08%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (2.08%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.08%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.08%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.08%) Statistics
2 1 (2.08%) User Experience
2 1 (2.08%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.83%) Unix
2 9 (18.75%) Linux
3 1 (2.08%) Windows
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.17%) DevOps
2 11 (22.92%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (16.67%) Analytics
6 7 (14.58%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (14.58%) Scrum
6 7 (14.58%) User Stories
7 6 (12.50%) ETL
7 6 (12.50%) Open Source
8 5 (10.42%) Build Automation
9 4 (8.33%) Data Analytics
9 4 (8.33%) Data Modelling
9 4 (8.33%) MapReduce
10 2 (4.17%) Change Management
10 2 (4.17%) Configuration Management
10 2 (4.17%) Data Analysis
10 2 (4.17%) Data Management
10 2 (4.17%) Programme Management
10 2 (4.17%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (33.33%) Java
2 14 (29.17%) Scala
3 6 (12.50%) Python
3 6 (12.50%) SQL
4 5 (10.42%) R
5 2 (4.17%) C
5 2 (4.17%) C#
5 2 (4.17%) F#
5 2 (4.17%) PHP
6 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (18.75%) BPSS Clearance
2 8 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 8 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.17%) Degree
4 1 (2.08%) CISSP
4 1 (2.08%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) QA
2 2 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 15 (31.25%) HDFS
2 7 (14.58%) vCloud
3 6 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (10.42%) Apache Flume
5 2 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (2.08%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 7 (14.58%) Puppet
2 4 (8.33%) Ansible
3 3 (6.25%) Kibana
3 3 (6.25%) logstash
4 2 (4.17%) Grafana
4 2 (4.17%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (4.17%) Oozie
4 2 (4.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (16.67%) Hortonworks
2 7 (14.58%) VMware
3 3 (6.25%) Cloudera
3 3 (6.25%) Informatica
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle
4 2 (4.17%) SAP
4 2 (4.17%) Splunk
4 2 (4.17%) Tableau
4 2 (4.17%) Talend
5 1 (2.08%) Ab Initio
5 1 (2.08%) Adobe
5 1 (2.08%) Google
5 1 (2.08%) MapR
5 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.08%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (2.08%) Teradata
London
TRG
Rate: 575-625 Per Day please send CV
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £575 - £625 Per Day please send CV
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Glocomms
Rate: £700 - £800 per day
Posted: 18 days ago