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 September 2016 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data Developer
Rank 507 564 601
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +37
Contract jobs requiring a Big Data Developer 142 106 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.18% 0.078%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.19% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 76 39
Median daily rate £550 £598 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.94% +8.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £425 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £520 £450 £525
% change year-on-year
+15.55% -14.28%
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
50058 55053 53923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.96% 93.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 32735 35187 32868
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1664 2085 2143
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.70% +6.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.46 £42.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 September 2016.

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 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +54 134 £550 -7.56% 23
London +33 104 £569 -9.00% 15
City of London +37 31 £650 +8.33% 3
South East +32 20 £550 +31.34% 1
Hampshire +17 10 - -
Farnborough - 9 - -
Scotland - 5 £515 - 2
Buckinghamshire +26 4 - -
Edinburgh - 4 - -
Yorkshire +14 3 £400 - 2
West Yorkshire +10 3 £400 - 2
Leeds +5 3 £400 - 1
Surrey - 3 £550 -
South West +15 2 £375 -25.00% 1
Bristol +2 2 £375 -25.00% 1
West Sussex +1 2 - -
Wales - 2 - -
South Wales - 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Guildford - 2 £550 -
Cardiff - 2 - -
Crawley +11 1 - -
North West +5 1 £525 +16.66% 3
Oxfordshire -7 1 - - 1
Manchester -16 1 £525 +16.66% 3
East of England - 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 - -
Staines - 1 - -
Ipswich - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £515 - 2

Big Data Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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.

1 231 (100.00%) Big Data
2 183 (79.22%) Hadoop
3 158 (68.40%) Java
4 156 (67.53%) Apache Spark
5 99 (42.86%) Scala
6 89 (38.53%) Agile Software Development
7 73 (31.60%) Apache Hive
8 64 (27.71%) TDD
9 61 (26.41%) Kafka
10 60 (25.97%) HBase
11 50 (21.65%) Analytics
11 50 (21.65%) NoSQL
12 48 (20.78%) Scrum
13 45 (19.48%) SQL
14 42 (18.18%) Apache
15 40 (17.32%) MongoDB
16 38 (16.45%) HDFS
17 37 (16.02%) Apache Cassandra
18 36 (15.58%) BDD
19 35 (15.15%) Linux
19 35 (15.15%) ETL
20 34 (14.72%) REST
21 33 (14.29%) Data Analytics
22 32 (13.85%) Continuous Integration
22 32 (13.85%) Finance
23 30 (12.99%) Amazon AWS
24 29 (12.55%) Open Source
24 29 (12.55%) Business Intelligence
25 28 (12.12%) Spring
26 27 (11.69%) Banking

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
1 156 (67.53%) Apache Spark
2 42 (18.18%) Apache
3 25 (10.82%) Apache Pig
4 23 (9.96%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (3.03%) Oracle Coherence
6 5 (2.16%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.73%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (1.73%) Confluence
7 4 (1.73%) GemFire
7 4 (1.73%) GeoServer
7 4 (1.73%) SAS
8 3 (1.30%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.43%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (1.30%) SPSS
2 1 (0.43%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (12.99%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (8.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (4.33%) Amazon EMR
4 6 (2.60%) GitHub
5 4 (1.73%) Amazon Kinesis
5 4 (1.73%) PaaS
6 3 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.43%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.43%) AWS OpsWorks
7 1 (0.43%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.43%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.19%) HTTP
2 2 (0.87%) Internet
3 1 (0.43%) DSL
3 1 (0.43%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.43%) LAN
3 1 (0.43%) MQTT
3 1 (0.43%) RTSP
3 1 (0.43%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 231 (100.00%) Big Data
2 183 (79.22%) Hadoop
3 73 (31.60%) Apache Hive
4 60 (25.97%) HBase
5 50 (21.65%) NoSQL
6 40 (17.32%) MongoDB
7 37 (16.02%) Apache Cassandra
8 25 (10.82%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (5.19%) Impala
10 10 (4.33%) SQL Server
11 9 (3.90%) Relational Database
12 8 (3.46%) MySQL
13 7 (3.03%) Cloudera CDH
13 7 (3.03%) RDBMS
14 6 (2.60%) SQL Server 2014
14 6 (2.60%) Sqoop
15 5 (2.16%) Amazon Redshift
15 5 (2.16%) Data Lake
15 5 (2.16%) Spark SQL
16 4 (1.73%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 20 (8.66%) Jenkins
2 19 (8.23%) Maven
3 16 (6.93%) Git (software)
3 16 (6.93%) Gradle
4 13 (5.63%) Cucumber
5 8 (3.46%) Hudson
5 8 (3.46%) JIRA
5 8 (3.46%) JUnit
6 7 (3.03%) Artifactory
7 6 (2.60%) Subversion
8 5 (2.16%) Selenium
9 4 (1.73%) Eclipse
9 4 (1.73%) Jasmine
9 4 (1.73%) Karma Test Runner
9 4 (1.73%) WebDriver
10 3 (1.30%) JSUnit
10 3 (1.30%) PHPUnit
11 2 (0.87%) Ant
11 2 (0.87%) GitLab
11 2 (0.87%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 32 (13.85%) Finance
2 27 (11.69%) Banking
3 17 (7.36%) Investment Banking
4 16 (6.93%) Front Office
5 4 (1.73%) Marketing
6 3 (1.30%) Music Industry
6 3 (1.30%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.87%) Retail
8 1 (0.43%) Electronics
8 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (26.41%) Kafka
2 34 (14.72%) REST
3 28 (12.12%) Spring
4 24 (10.39%) Akka
5 22 (9.52%) Spark Streaming
6 15 (6.49%) spray
7 14 (6.06%) JSON
7 14 (6.06%) Web Services
8 13 (5.63%) Play Framework
9 12 (5.19%) SOAP
10 11 (4.76%) RESTful
11 9 (3.90%) ActiveMQ
11 9 (3.90%) JAX-RS
11 9 (3.90%) Samza
12 7 (3.03%) AngularJS
12 7 (3.03%) Spring MVC
13 6 (2.60%) Leaflet
14 5 (2.16%) J2EE
14 5 (2.16%) JMS
14 5 (2.16%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.06%) Visualisation
2 5 (2.16%) Interest Rate Derivative
2 5 (2.16%) Virtual Team
3 4 (1.73%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.30%) Data Centre
4 3 (1.30%) Equities
4 3 (1.30%) Fintech
4 3 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (1.30%) Market Risk
4 3 (1.30%) Replication
5 2 (0.87%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (0.87%) Credit Risk
5 2 (0.87%) Data Integration
5 2 (0.87%) Grid Computing
5 2 (0.87%) Internet of Things
5 2 (0.87%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.43%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.43%) Social Media
6 1 (0.43%) Statistics
6 1 (0.43%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 35 (15.15%) Linux
2 7 (3.03%) Unix
3 4 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.87%) CentOS
5 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (38.53%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (27.71%) TDD
3 50 (21.65%) Analytics
4 48 (20.78%) Scrum
5 36 (15.58%) BDD
6 35 (15.15%) ETL
7 33 (14.29%) Data Analytics
8 32 (13.85%) Continuous Integration
9 29 (12.55%) Business Intelligence
9 29 (12.55%) Open Source
10 27 (11.69%) MapReduce
11 25 (10.82%) High Availability
12 24 (10.39%) Pair Programming
13 20 (8.66%) OO
14 18 (7.79%) E-Commerce
15 17 (7.36%) Big Data Analytics
15 17 (7.36%) Microservices
15 17 (7.36%) Multithreading
16 16 (6.93%) DevOps
16 16 (6.93%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 158 (68.40%) Java
2 99 (42.86%) Scala
3 45 (19.48%) SQL
4 23 (9.96%) Python
5 15 (6.49%) R
6 14 (6.06%) JavaScript
7 7 (3.03%) PL/SQL
8 6 (2.60%) C#
8 6 (2.60%) C++
9 5 (2.16%) PHP
10 4 (1.73%) C
10 4 (1.73%) Haskell
10 4 (1.73%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.87%) Ruby
11 2 (0.87%) SPARQL
12 1 (0.43%) Clojure
12 1 (0.43%) JAQL
12 1 (0.43%) Perl
12 1 (0.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (5.63%) Security Cleared
2 8 (3.46%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.73%) Degree
4 2 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.43%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.43%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.43%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.30%) GCP
1 3 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 38 (16.45%) HDFS
2 15 (6.49%) Docker
3 12 (5.19%) Apache Flume
3 12 (5.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.87%) Firmware
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (3.03%) Ambari
2 5 (2.16%) Hadoop YARN
3 4 (1.73%) Ansible
3 4 (1.73%) Oozie
4 3 (1.30%) Kibana
4 3 (1.30%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.30%) Puppet
5 2 (0.87%) Nagios
5 2 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.87%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.43%) Mesos
6 1 (0.43%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (8.66%) Cloudera
2 16 (6.93%) Oracle
3 11 (4.76%) Hortonworks
4 8 (3.46%) Microsoft
5 6 (2.60%) Teradata
6 5 (2.16%) MicroStrategy
7 4 (1.73%) ESRI
7 4 (1.73%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.73%) Tableau
8 3 (1.30%) Cognos
8 3 (1.30%) MapR
8 3 (1.30%) VMware
9 2 (0.87%) IBM
9 2 (0.87%) Informatica
9 2 (0.87%) SAP
9 2 (0.87%) Splunk
9 2 (0.87%) Talend
9 2 (0.87%) Zend
10 1 (0.43%) Cisco
10 1 (0.43%) DataSynapse
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