The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data Consultant
Rank 584 - 582
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Big Data Consultant 9 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% - 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% - 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Average daily rate
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£550 - £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50509 47198 53521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.39% 92.49% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30674 27610 29823
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1993 2137 2716
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.19
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -6.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 25 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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 - 9 £550 - 4
London - 5 £550 - 2
Birmingham - 3 £550 - 1
City of London - 3 £650 -
West Midlands - 3 £550 - 1
South East - 1 £625 -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Aldershot - - - -
East of England - - - -

Big Data Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 15 (100.00%) Big Data
2 12 (80.00%) Hadoop
3 9 (60.00%) Analytics
4 6 (40.00%) MapReduce
4 6 (40.00%) Data Modelling
5 5 (33.33%) Apache Hive
5 5 (33.33%) NoSQL
6 4 (26.67%) Apache Pig
6 4 (26.67%) MongoDB
6 4 (26.67%) ETL
6 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (20.00%) Java
7 3 (20.00%) SQL
7 3 (20.00%) Visualisation
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (20.00%) Google
7 3 (20.00%) Amazon EMR
7 3 (20.00%) HDFS
7 3 (20.00%) HBase
8 2 (13.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (13.33%) Redis
8 2 (13.33%) Riak
8 2 (13.33%) Neo4j
8 2 (13.33%) Machine Learning
8 2 (13.33%) Mahout
8 2 (13.33%) Kafka
8 2 (13.33%) Apache Flume
8 2 (13.33%) Data Analytics

Big Data Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 4 (26.67%) Apache Pig
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) Big Data
2 12 (80.00%) Hadoop
3 5 (33.33%) Apache Hive
3 5 (33.33%) NoSQL
4 4 (26.67%) MongoDB
5 3 (20.00%) HBase
5 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (13.33%) Impala
6 2 (13.33%) Couchbase
6 2 (13.33%) Sqoop
6 2 (13.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (13.33%) Redis
6 2 (13.33%) Riak
6 2 (13.33%) Neo4j
6 2 (13.33%) Mahout
6 2 (13.33%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
7 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
7 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
7 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
General
1 2 (13.33%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) MapReduce
2 2 (13.33%) Kafka
2 2 (13.33%) RHadoop
3 1 (6.67%) Apache Avro
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Analytics
2 6 (40.00%) Data Modelling
3 4 (26.67%) ETL
3 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
5 2 (13.33%) Quantitative Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Data Architecture
5 2 (13.33%) Machine Learning
5 2 (13.33%) Statistical Modelling
5 2 (13.33%) Data Analytics
5 2 (13.33%) Business Transformation
6 1 (6.67%) Data Transformation
6 1 (6.67%) Big Data Analytics
6 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Java
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) Python
3 1 (6.67%) Scala
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) HDFS
2 2 (13.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (13.33%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Oozie
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Google
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) SAP
2 2 (13.33%) Teradata
3 1 (6.67%) Splunk
3 1 (6.67%) Hortonworks
3 1 (6.67%) Cloudera