The table below looks at the statistics for the Big Data Developer 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 Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data Developer
Rank 584 591 586
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Big Data Developer 46 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.078% 0.030% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.033% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 8 6
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£650 £538 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.93% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £443 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £708 £615 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £625 -
% change year-on-year
-26.00% -
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
54988 52129 49569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.79% 92.20% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 35155 31640 29452
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2023 2014 2146
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.10 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

Big Data Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Big Data Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Big Data Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Big Data Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Big Data Developer within the UK.

Big Data Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Big Data Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Big Data Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Big Data Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Big Data Developer
Top 18 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 Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 2 September 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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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 +26 46 £650 +30.00% 8
London +13 35 £650 +30.00% 5
South East - 7 £425 - 2
Croydon - 6 - -
West Sussex - 5 - - 1
Crawley - 4 - - 1
City of London +9 3 £600 +33.33% 5
South West - 2 £500 -
North West -28 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Telford - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 - - 1
Hampshire - 1 £425 -
Surrey - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £500 -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 - -

Big Data Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Big Data Developer 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 Developer in their job title.

1 65 (100.00%) Big Data
2 50 (76.92%) Hadoop
3 43 (66.15%) Apache Spark
4 31 (47.69%) Scala
5 28 (43.08%) Apache Hive
6 25 (38.46%) Java
7 21 (32.31%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (32.31%) Kafka
8 20 (30.77%) MapReduce
9 19 (29.23%) Apache Cassandra
10 17 (26.15%) HDFS
11 16 (24.62%) HBase
12 15 (23.08%) Apache
13 14 (21.54%) Apache Pig
14 13 (20.00%) Python
14 13 (20.00%) Impala
15 12 (18.46%) SQL
15 12 (18.46%) Banking
15 12 (18.46%) Finance
16 11 (16.92%) NoSQL
16 11 (16.92%) Open Source
17 9 (13.85%) TDD
18 8 (12.31%) Visualisation
18 8 (12.31%) MongoDB
19 7 (10.77%) Apache Solr
19 7 (10.77%) SOA
19 7 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
20 6 (9.23%) Cascading
20 6 (9.23%) Oozie
20 6 (9.23%) Data Warehouse

Big Data Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Big Data Developer 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 43 (66.15%) Apache Spark
2 15 (23.08%) Apache
3 14 (21.54%) Apache Pig
4 7 (10.77%) Apache Solr
5 4 (6.15%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (3.08%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (1.54%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.08%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.54%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) HTTP
1 2 (3.08%) Internet
2 1 (1.54%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (100.00%) Big Data
2 50 (76.92%) Hadoop
3 28 (43.08%) Apache Hive
4 19 (29.23%) Apache Cassandra
5 16 (24.62%) HBase
6 13 (20.00%) Impala
7 11 (16.92%) NoSQL
8 8 (12.31%) MongoDB
9 6 (9.23%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (6.15%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (6.15%) QlikView
11 3 (4.62%) MySQL
11 3 (4.62%) RDBMS
11 3 (4.62%) Relational Database
12 2 (3.08%) Couchbase
12 2 (3.08%) Sqoop
12 2 (3.08%) OrientDB
12 2 (3.08%) SQL Server
13 1 (1.54%) DB2
13 1 (1.54%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) JUnit
1 1 (1.54%) JMeter
1 1 (1.54%) JIRA
1 1 (1.54%) Selenium
1 1 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (1.54%) Mockito
General
1 12 (18.46%) Finance
1 12 (18.46%) Banking
2 3 (4.62%) Investment Banking
2 3 (4.62%) Publishing
3 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (32.31%) Kafka
2 6 (9.23%) Cascading
3 4 (6.15%) Apache Avro
3 4 (6.15%) REST
3 4 (6.15%) Web Services
3 4 (6.15%) RESTful
4 3 (4.62%) JSON
5 2 (3.08%) XML
5 2 (3.08%) Akka
5 2 (3.08%) Spark Streaming
6 1 (1.54%) GraphX
6 1 (1.54%) Scalatra
6 1 (1.54%) React
6 1 (1.54%) HTML
6 1 (1.54%) .NET
6 1 (1.54%) CSS
6 1 (1.54%) OAuth
6 1 (1.54%) HTML5
6 1 (1.54%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.54%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.31%) Visualisation
2 7 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.15%) Algorithms
3 4 (6.15%) Data Integration
4 3 (4.62%) Data Structures
4 3 (4.62%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.62%) Internet of Things
4 3 (4.62%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.08%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.54%) Replication
6 1 (1.54%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.54%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (1.54%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.23%) Linux
2 2 (3.08%) CentOS
2 2 (3.08%) Windows
3 1 (1.54%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (32.31%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (30.77%) MapReduce
3 11 (16.92%) Open Source
4 9 (13.85%) TDD
5 7 (10.77%) SOA
6 6 (9.23%) E-Commerce
6 6 (9.23%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (9.23%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (7.69%) Analytics
7 5 (7.69%) ETL
8 4 (6.15%) Data Modelling
8 4 (6.15%) API Integration
9 3 (4.62%) API Design
9 3 (4.62%) Benchmarking
9 3 (4.62%) Workflow
9 3 (4.62%) BDD
9 3 (4.62%) Data Architecture
10 2 (3.08%) Parallel Computing
10 2 (3.08%) Multithreading
10 2 (3.08%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (47.69%) Scala
2 25 (38.46%) Java
3 13 (20.00%) Python
4 12 (18.46%) SQL
5 3 (4.62%) Perl
5 3 (4.62%) R
6 2 (3.08%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.08%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.08%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.54%) C++
7 1 (1.54%) PHP
7 1 (1.54%) Spark SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.62%) Degree
2 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 17 (26.15%) HDFS
2 2 (3.08%) Apache Flume
3 1 (1.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (9.23%) Oozie
2 4 (6.15%) Mesos
2 4 (6.15%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (3.08%) Ambari
4 1 (1.54%) Kibana
4 1 (1.54%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 3 (4.62%) Oracle
2 2 (3.08%) Hortonworks
2 2 (3.08%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.54%) Teradata
3 1 (1.54%) Google
3 1 (1.54%) Netezza
3 1 (1.54%) Cloudera
3 1 (1.54%) MapR
3 1 (1.54%) IBM
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