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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data Developer
Rank 589 570 539
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Big Data Developer 18 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.023% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.025% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 6
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£575 £525 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% +2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £442 £473
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 - -
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
50008 48637 43579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.32% 92.39% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 30924 30184 25017
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
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 1983 2005 2160
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 2015.

Big Data Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Big Data Developer
Top 15 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 22 May 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 -21 17 £575 +9.52% 5
London -8 12 £575 +9.52% 2
City of London +12 6 £600 +14.28% 1
North West - 2 £513 - 2
Cheshire - 2 £513 - 1
Suffolk - 2 - -
Ipswich - 2 - -
East of England - 2 - - 1
Edinburgh - 1 £500 -
Scotland - 1 £500 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Knutsford - 1 £450 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
South East - 1 - -

Big Data Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 45 (100.00%) Big Data
2 41 (91.11%) Hadoop
3 29 (64.44%) Apache Hive
4 26 (57.78%) Java
5 21 (46.67%) MapReduce
6 19 (42.22%) Apache Spark
7 17 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (37.78%) Banking
8 16 (35.56%) HDFS
8 16 (35.56%) Scala
9 15 (33.33%) NoSQL
9 15 (33.33%) Python
10 14 (31.11%) HBase
10 14 (31.11%) Apache Pig
10 14 (31.11%) Apache Cassandra
11 13 (28.89%) Kafka
11 13 (28.89%) Finance
12 12 (26.67%) MongoDB
13 11 (24.44%) Mentoring
14 10 (22.22%) Akka
14 10 (22.22%) Hadoop YARN
15 9 (20.00%) OrientDB
15 9 (20.00%) OOP
16 8 (17.78%) OO
16 8 (17.78%) Cascading
17 7 (15.56%) Data Warehouse
17 7 (15.56%) Data Modelling
17 7 (15.56%) SQL
18 6 (13.33%) Impala
18 6 (13.33%) Open Source

Big Data Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 19 (42.22%) Apache Spark
2 14 (31.11%) Apache Pig
3 2 (4.44%) SAS
3 2 (4.44%) Apache
3 2 (4.44%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.22%) Node.js
4 1 (2.22%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (100.00%) Big Data
2 41 (91.11%) Hadoop
3 29 (64.44%) Apache Hive
4 15 (33.33%) NoSQL
5 14 (31.11%) HBase
5 14 (31.11%) Apache Cassandra
6 12 (26.67%) MongoDB
7 9 (20.00%) OrientDB
8 7 (15.56%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (13.33%) Impala
10 4 (8.89%) Sqoop
11 2 (4.44%) RDBMS
11 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
11 2 (4.44%) Data Mining
11 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
12 1 (2.22%) Text Mining
12 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) JIRA
1 1 (2.22%) Subversion
General
1 17 (37.78%) Banking
2 13 (28.89%) Finance
3 3 (6.67%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.44%) Publishing
4 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.44%) Retail
5 1 (2.22%) Marketing
5 1 (2.22%) Electronics
5 1 (2.22%) Legal
5 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.89%) Kafka
2 10 (22.22%) Akka
3 8 (17.78%) Cascading
4 3 (6.67%) RESTful
5 2 (4.44%) J2EE
5 2 (4.44%) OAuth
5 2 (4.44%) OAuth2
5 2 (4.44%) Apache Avro
6 1 (2.22%) Spark Streaming
6 1 (2.22%) GraphX
6 1 (2.22%) HTML5
6 1 (2.22%) Java EE
6 1 (2.22%) EJB
6 1 (2.22%) CSS
6 1 (2.22%) JDBC
6 1 (2.22%) JSP
6 1 (2.22%) Servlets
6 1 (2.22%) XML
6 1 (2.22%) XSL
6 1 (2.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Open Source
2 3 (6.67%) Internet of Things
2 3 (6.67%) Machine to Machine
3 2 (4.44%) Data Integration
3 2 (4.44%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.22%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.22%) Social Media
4 1 (2.22%) Market Risk
4 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.22%) Replication
4 1 (2.22%) DTV
4 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) Linux
2 2 (4.44%) UNIX
2 2 (4.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (46.67%) MapReduce
2 17 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (24.44%) Mentoring
4 9 (20.00%) OOP
5 8 (17.78%) OO
6 7 (15.56%) Data Modelling
7 5 (11.11%) ETL
8 3 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.67%) Scrum
8 3 (6.67%) Benchmarking
8 3 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (4.44%) Data Security
9 2 (4.44%) Information Management
9 2 (4.44%) TDD
9 2 (4.44%) Multithreading
9 2 (4.44%) Use Case
9 2 (4.44%) Complex Event Processing
9 2 (4.44%) Analytics
10 1 (2.22%) Logical Data Model
10 1 (2.22%) Parallel Processing
Programming Languages
1 26 (57.78%) Java
2 16 (35.56%) Scala
3 15 (33.33%) Python
4 7 (15.56%) SQL
5 3 (6.67%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.44%) Perl
7 1 (2.22%) R
7 1 (2.22%) Clojure
7 1 (2.22%) Haskell
7 1 (2.22%) XPath
7 1 (2.22%) C++
7 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 16 (35.56%) HDFS
2 1 (2.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 10 (22.22%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (4.44%) Oozie
3 1 (2.22%) Check_MK
3 1 (2.22%) Kibana
3 1 (2.22%) Mesos
Vendors
1 4 (8.89%) Oracle
2 2 (4.44%) Sybase
3 1 (2.22%) Splunk
3 1 (2.22%) Teradata
3 1 (2.22%) SAP
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