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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data Developer
Rank 523 590 592
Rank change year-on-year
+67 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Big Data Developer 118 48 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.089% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.093% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 40 23
Median daily rate £525 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £420 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
50897 51337 49774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.72% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33216 31650 30786
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1482 2063 2112
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.72 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.65% -1.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 May 2016.

Big Data Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Big Data Developer
Top 25 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 May 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 +55 118 £525 -4.54% 27
London +65 100 £550 - 22
City of London +54 17 £538 -10.41% 6
South East +4 14 £425 - 1
Surrey - 6 £428 -
Buckinghamshire +15 4 - -
Milton Keynes +6 4 - -
Guildford - 3 £401 -
Crawley - 2 £388 -
Leatherhead - 2 £450 -
West Sussex - 2 £388 -
Cambridgeshire +8 1 - - 3
East of England +4 1 - - 3
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £420 -
East Midlands - 1 £475 -
South West - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £420 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £420 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £475 -
Berkshire - 1 £525 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 1
Nottingham - 1 £475 -
Oxford - 1 - - 1
Reading - 1 £525 -

Big Data Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 243 (100.00%) Big Data
2 184 (75.72%) Hadoop
3 147 (60.49%) Java
4 118 (48.56%) Agile Software Development
5 117 (48.15%) Apache Spark
6 108 (44.44%) Apache Hive
7 97 (39.92%) Scala
8 72 (29.63%) TDD
9 68 (27.98%) Scrum
10 60 (24.69%) SQL
11 57 (23.46%) NoSQL
12 56 (23.05%) HBase
13 51 (20.99%) Apache Pig
14 50 (20.58%) Analytics
15 46 (18.93%) Business Intelligence
16 44 (18.11%) Continuous Integration
17 42 (17.28%) Kafka
18 41 (16.87%) Pair Programming
19 40 (16.46%) HDFS
20 39 (16.05%) Kanban
20 39 (16.05%) Apache Cassandra
21 38 (15.64%) Python
22 37 (15.23%) MongoDB
23 36 (14.81%) Web Services
23 36 (14.81%) REST
24 34 (13.99%) Linux
25 32 (13.17%) E-Commerce
26 30 (12.35%) Oracle
27 29 (11.93%) High Availability
28 27 (11.11%) ETL

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
1 117 (48.15%) Apache Spark
2 51 (20.99%) Apache Pig
3 26 (10.70%) Apache
4 12 (4.94%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (4.12%) SAS
6 4 (1.65%) Oracle Coherence
7 3 (1.23%) Apache Solr
7 3 (1.23%) Confluence
7 3 (1.23%) Node.js
8 2 (0.82%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.41%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.41%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (0.82%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.41%) SPSS
2 1 (0.41%) Stata
2 1 (0.41%) Weka
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) BigMachines
1 1 (0.41%) Eloqua
1 1 (0.41%) Revive Adserver
1 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (9.05%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (8.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.29%) Amazon EMR
4 4 (1.65%) Amazon Kinesis
5 3 (1.23%) GitHub
6 2 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.41%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.41%) AWS OpsWorks
7 1 (0.41%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.41%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.70%) HTTP
2 2 (0.82%) Internet
3 1 (0.41%) SNA
3 1 (0.41%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 243 (100.00%) Big Data
2 184 (75.72%) Hadoop
3 108 (44.44%) Apache Hive
4 57 (23.46%) NoSQL
5 56 (23.05%) HBase
6 39 (16.05%) Apache Cassandra
7 37 (15.23%) MongoDB
8 16 (6.58%) Relational Database
8 16 (6.58%) SQL Server
9 15 (6.17%) Impala
10 14 (5.76%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (4.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 11 (4.53%) BusinessObjects
12 11 (4.53%) Pentaho
12 11 (4.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 10 (4.12%) QlikView
13 10 (4.12%) RDBMS
14 9 (3.70%) Neo4j
14 9 (3.70%) Sqoop
15 8 (3.29%) Riak
Development Applications
1 20 (8.23%) Jenkins
2 17 (7.00%) Maven
3 12 (4.94%) JIRA
4 10 (4.12%) Ant
4 10 (4.12%) Hudson
5 9 (3.70%) Gradle
6 7 (2.88%) Cucumber
6 7 (2.88%) Subversion
7 6 (2.47%) Git (software)
8 4 (1.65%) Bugzilla
9 3 (1.23%) JUnit
10 2 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.82%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.82%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.82%) Mockito
10 2 (0.82%) Rational Rose
10 2 (0.82%) Selenium
10 2 (0.82%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.41%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.41%) NeoLoad
General
1 22 (9.05%) Banking
2 21 (8.64%) Finance
3 6 (2.47%) Investment Banking
4 4 (1.65%) Retail
4 4 (1.65%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.23%) Front Office
5 3 (1.23%) Publishing
6 2 (0.82%) Marketing
7 1 (0.41%) Electronics
7 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (17.28%) Kafka
2 36 (14.81%) REST
2 36 (14.81%) Web Services
3 23 (9.47%) spray
4 22 (9.05%) Spring
5 19 (7.82%) Akka
6 17 (7.00%) Dropwizard
7 13 (5.35%) RESTful
8 12 (4.94%) Hibernate
8 12 (4.94%) Play Framework
9 11 (4.53%) HTML
10 8 (3.29%) HTML5
11 7 (2.88%) JAX-RS
12 6 (2.47%) jQuery
13 5 (2.06%) .NET
13 5 (2.06%) JSON
13 5 (2.06%) SOAP
13 5 (2.06%) XML
14 4 (1.65%) CSS
14 4 (1.65%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.00%) Computer Science
2 12 (4.94%) Visualisation
3 11 (4.53%) Credit Risk
4 7 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.06%) Algorithms
5 5 (2.06%) Fintech
6 4 (1.65%) Statistics
7 3 (1.23%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.23%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.23%) Reference Data
7 3 (1.23%) Wiki
8 2 (0.82%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.82%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.82%) Equities
8 2 (0.82%) Internet of Things
8 2 (0.82%) Market Risk
8 2 (0.82%) Social Network
9 1 (0.41%) Artificial Intelligence
9 1 (0.41%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.41%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 34 (13.99%) Linux
2 12 (4.94%) Unix
3 7 (2.88%) Windows
4 3 (1.23%) CentOS
5 1 (0.41%) Android
5 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.41%) Solaris
5 1 (0.41%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (48.56%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (29.63%) TDD
3 68 (27.98%) Scrum
4 50 (20.58%) Analytics
5 46 (18.93%) Business Intelligence
6 44 (18.11%) Continuous Integration
7 41 (16.87%) Pair Programming
8 39 (16.05%) Kanban
9 32 (13.17%) E-Commerce
10 29 (11.93%) High Availability
11 27 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
11 27 (11.11%) ETL
12 25 (10.29%) MapReduce
13 24 (9.88%) Automated Testing
13 24 (9.88%) Multithreading
14 22 (9.05%) Data Analytics
15 21 (8.64%) Open Source
16 17 (7.00%) OO
17 16 (6.58%) BDD
18 15 (6.17%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 147 (60.49%) Java
2 97 (39.92%) Scala
3 60 (24.69%) SQL
4 38 (15.64%) Python
5 18 (7.41%) R
6 14 (5.76%) JavaScript
7 13 (5.35%) Shell Script
8 12 (4.94%) C#
9 9 (3.70%) PL/SQL
10 6 (2.47%) PHP
11 5 (2.06%) Ruby
11 5 (2.06%) T-SQL
12 4 (1.65%) C++
12 4 (1.65%) Haskell
13 3 (1.23%) SPARQL
14 2 (0.82%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.82%) Perl
15 1 (0.41%) AWK
15 1 (0.41%) C
15 1 (0.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (7.00%) Degree
2 8 (3.29%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.23%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.82%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.41%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.65%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.23%) QA
3 1 (0.41%) Basel III
3 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 40 (16.46%) HDFS
2 16 (6.58%) Docker
3 13 (5.35%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.82%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.82%) Firmware
5 1 (0.41%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 9 (3.70%) Ambari
2 8 (3.29%) Hadoop YARN
2 8 (3.29%) Mesos
2 8 (3.29%) Oozie
3 5 (2.06%) Kibana
4 2 (0.82%) Nagios
4 2 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.82%) Zenoss
5 1 (0.41%) Ansible
5 1 (0.41%) Check_MK
5 1 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.41%) Perfmon
5 1 (0.41%) Pingdom
5 1 (0.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (12.35%) Oracle
2 12 (4.94%) Cloudera
3 10 (4.12%) Informatica
4 9 (3.70%) Tableau
5 7 (2.88%) Cognos
6 6 (2.47%) Teradata
7 5 (2.06%) Splunk
8 4 (1.65%) MicroStrategy
8 4 (1.65%) Platfora
8 4 (1.65%) SAP
8 4 (1.65%) VMware
9 2 (0.82%) Hortonworks
9 2 (0.82%) HP
9 2 (0.82%) IBM
9 2 (0.82%) Zend
10 1 (0.41%) Dynatrace
10 1 (0.41%) MapR
10 1 (0.41%) New Relic
10 1 (0.41%) Palantir
10 1 (0.41%) WorldPay
South East London
Energon People
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £535.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago