The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Big Data Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Big Data Developer
UK
Rank 451 502 574
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +72
Contract jobs requiring a Big Data Developer 151 125 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.24% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.25% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 84 42
Median daily rate £538 £491 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% -10.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £400 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £510 £470 £463
% change year-on-year
+8.51% +1.62%
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
42412 49394 49726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.99% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 27691 31806 30608
Median daily rate £425 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1526 1648 1931
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.82 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Big Data Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Big Data Developer in the job title.

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 25 February 2017.

Big Data Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Big Data Developer
Top 30 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 Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 February 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 +58 145 £550 +15.00% 17
London +54 121 £575 +9.52% 13
City of London +9 16 £625 +19.04% 5
South East +21 13 £425 -10.52% 1
South Wales - 7 £513 - 2
Newport - 7 £513 - 1
Wales - 7 £513 - 2
South West +9 6 £513 -
Buckinghamshire +3 6 £344 -8.33%
Milton Keynes -3 5 £344 -8.33%
Berkshire +7 4 £500 +5.26%
Bristol - 4 £513 -
North West +22 3 £454 +0.83% 1
Reading +10 3 £500 +5.26%
Cardiff - 3 £513 - 1
East Midlands - 2 £538 -
Cambridgeshire +3 1 £400 -23.80%
Gloucestershire +1 1 - -
East of England -7 1 £400 -20.00% 1
North East - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 £400 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £500 -
Northumberland - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £538 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £420 -
Oxford - 1 £500 -
Northampton - 1 £538 -
Warrington - 1 £420 -

Big Data Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, Big Data Developer 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 Developer in the job title.

1 305 (100.00%) Big Data
2 236 (77.38%) Hadoop
3 197 (64.59%) Apache Spark
4 188 (61.64%) Java
5 125 (40.98%) Agile Software Development
6 124 (40.66%) Scala
7 88 (28.85%) Python
8 79 (25.90%) Apache Hive
9 78 (25.57%) Kafka
10 73 (23.93%) HBase
11 72 (23.61%) TDD
12 56 (18.36%) HDFS
13 55 (18.03%) Finance
14 53 (17.38%) BDD
15 52 (17.05%) ETL
16 49 (16.07%) Banking
17 45 (14.75%) Apache Cassandra
18 41 (13.44%) Microservices
19 40 (13.11%) Linux
20 39 (12.79%) Cloudera
21 38 (12.46%) Analytics
22 37 (12.13%) Apache
22 37 (12.13%) NoSQL
23 36 (11.80%) DevOps
24 35 (11.48%) SQL
25 33 (10.82%) PostgreSQL
25 33 (10.82%) MongoDB
26 32 (10.49%) Scrum
26 32 (10.49%) HTML
26 32 (10.49%) AngularJS

Big Data Developer 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
1 197 (64.59%) Apache Spark
2 37 (12.13%) Apache
3 31 (10.16%) Apache Pig
4 19 (6.23%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (3.61%) Confluence
6 7 (2.30%) Apache Solr
6 7 (2.30%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (1.64%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.31%) GemFire
8 4 (1.31%) Jupyter
8 4 (1.31%) Oracle Coherence
9 2 (0.66%) GeoServer
9 2 (0.66%) SAS
10 1 (0.33%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 2 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 27 (8.85%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.97%) Amazon EMR
4 5 (1.64%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.98%) Amazon Kinesis
5 3 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.98%) GitHub
5 3 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.98%) PaaS
6 2 (0.66%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.33%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.33%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.31%) Kerberos
2 3 (0.98%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.66%) HTTP
3 2 (0.66%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.33%) ICMP
4 1 (0.33%) LAN
4 1 (0.33%) SSH
4 1 (0.33%) SSL
4 1 (0.33%) tcpdump
4 1 (0.33%) VoIP
4 1 (0.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 305 (100.00%) Big Data
2 236 (77.38%) Hadoop
3 79 (25.90%) Apache Hive
4 73 (23.93%) HBase
5 45 (14.75%) Apache Cassandra
6 37 (12.13%) NoSQL
7 33 (10.82%) MongoDB
7 33 (10.82%) PostgreSQL
8 27 (8.85%) SQL Server
9 26 (8.52%) Data Warehouse
10 25 (8.20%) Sqoop
11 22 (7.21%) Relational Database
12 18 (5.90%) Impala
13 11 (3.61%) Data Lake
13 11 (3.61%) RDBMS
14 10 (3.28%) Amazon Redshift
14 10 (3.28%) MySQL
15 8 (2.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 7 (2.30%) QlikView
17 6 (1.97%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 24 (7.87%) Git (software)
1 24 (7.87%) JIRA
2 18 (5.90%) Cucumber
3 12 (3.93%) Jenkins
3 12 (3.93%) JUnit
4 10 (3.28%) IntelliJ
5 8 (2.62%) Talend Open Studio
6 7 (2.30%) Maven
6 7 (2.30%) Selenium
7 5 (1.64%) Subversion
8 4 (1.31%) Gradle
8 4 (1.31%) Jasmine
8 4 (1.31%) JSUnit
8 4 (1.31%) Karma Test Runner
8 4 (1.31%) PHPUnit
8 4 (1.31%) WebDriver
9 3 (0.98%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.66%) Ant
10 2 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.66%) Mockito
General
1 55 (18.03%) Finance
2 49 (16.07%) Banking
3 29 (9.51%) Investment Banking
4 22 (7.21%) Front Office
5 4 (1.31%) Marketing
5 4 (1.31%) Retail
6 3 (0.98%) Back Office
6 3 (0.98%) Games
7 2 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.66%) Publishing
7 2 (0.66%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.33%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (25.57%) Kafka
2 32 (10.49%) AngularJS
2 32 (10.49%) HTML
3 25 (8.20%) Spark Streaming
3 25 (8.20%) Spring
4 22 (7.21%) Akka
4 22 (7.21%) CSS
4 22 (7.21%) REST
5 20 (6.56%) HTML5
6 14 (4.59%) Spring Boot
7 13 (4.26%) JSON
8 12 (3.93%) Apache Camel
8 12 (3.93%) CSS3
8 12 (3.93%) Web Services
9 9 (2.95%) .NET
10 8 (2.62%) ASP.NET
10 8 (2.62%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (2.30%) Django
11 7 (2.30%) JMS
11 7 (2.30%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.23%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (5.90%) Algorithms
3 10 (3.28%) Mobile App
4 6 (1.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (1.97%) Replication
5 4 (1.31%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 4 (1.31%) Market Risk
6 3 (0.98%) Computer Science
6 3 (0.98%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.66%) Credit Risk
7 2 (0.66%) Equities
7 2 (0.66%) Hedge funds
7 2 (0.66%) Linked Data
7 2 (0.66%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (0.66%) Robotics
7 2 (0.66%) User Experience
8 1 (0.33%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.33%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.33%) Semantic Web
8 1 (0.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 40 (13.11%) Linux
2 13 (4.26%) Unix
3 4 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.66%) Android
4 2 (0.66%) CentOS
5 1 (0.33%) Debian
5 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (40.98%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (23.61%) TDD
3 53 (17.38%) BDD
4 52 (17.05%) ETL
5 41 (13.44%) Microservices
6 38 (12.46%) Analytics
7 36 (11.80%) DevOps
8 32 (10.49%) Scrum
9 31 (10.16%) MapReduce
10 21 (6.89%) Open Source
11 20 (6.56%) Risk Management
12 19 (6.23%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (5.25%) Data Analytics
13 16 (5.25%) Data Ingestion
13 16 (5.25%) Functional Programming
14 15 (4.92%) E-Commerce
15 14 (4.59%) Business Intelligence
15 14 (4.59%) Machine Learning
16 13 (4.26%) Data Modelling
16 13 (4.26%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 188 (61.64%) Java
2 124 (40.66%) Scala
3 88 (28.85%) Python
4 35 (11.48%) SQL
5 32 (10.49%) R
6 28 (9.18%) JavaScript
7 11 (3.61%) C#
7 11 (3.61%) C++
8 8 (2.62%) Shell Script
9 5 (1.64%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.31%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.31%) C
10 4 (1.31%) Perl
10 4 (1.31%) Ruby
11 2 (0.66%) SPARQL
12 1 (0.33%) ECMAScript
12 1 (0.33%) Go
12 1 (0.33%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.33%) Pig Latin
12 1 (0.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 21 (6.89%) Security Cleared
2 15 (4.92%) SC Cleared
3 10 (3.28%) BPSS Clearance
4 9 (2.95%) BC Cleared
4 9 (2.95%) DV Cleared
5 6 (1.97%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 56 (18.36%) HDFS
2 22 (7.21%) Docker
3 20 (6.56%) Apache Flume
4 9 (2.95%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 22 (7.21%) Hadoop YARN
2 19 (6.23%) Oozie
3 14 (4.59%) Ansible
4 5 (1.64%) Ambari
4 5 (1.64%) Puppet
5 3 (0.98%) Kibana
6 2 (0.66%) Mesos
7 1 (0.33%) Grafana
7 1 (0.33%) Graphite
7 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.33%) SELinux
Vendors
1 39 (12.79%) Cloudera
2 22 (7.21%) Hortonworks
3 16 (5.25%) Oracle
4 9 (2.95%) Teradata
5 8 (2.62%) Tableau
5 8 (2.62%) Talend
5 8 (2.62%) Xamarin
6 6 (1.97%) Cognos
6 6 (1.97%) Informatica
6 6 (1.97%) SAP
6 6 (1.97%) Vertica
7 5 (1.64%) MapR
8 4 (1.31%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (0.98%) Ab Initio
9 3 (0.98%) Google
9 3 (0.98%) IBM
9 3 (0.98%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.66%) ESRI
10 2 (0.66%) Perforce
10 2 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
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