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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data Developer
Rank 603 598 565
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -33
Contract jobs requiring a Big Data Developer 25 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.031% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.034% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 6
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£600 £525 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £495 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £695 £635 £613
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £650 -
% change year-on-year
-30.76% -
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
52752 50560 47327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.47% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 33520 30690 27691
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 1927 2009 2145
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 30 July 2015.

Big Data Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Big Data Developer
Top 14 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 30 July 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 -20 25 £600 +14.28% 14
London +1 16 £650 +23.80% 10
Croydon - 4 - - 1
West Sussex - 4 - - 1
South East - 4 - - 1
City of London -6 3 £600 +14.28% 3
Suffolk - 3 £450 -
Crawley - 3 - - 1
East of England - 3 £450 - 3
North West -18 2 £513 -
Ipswich - 2 - -
Cheshire - 2 £513 -
Knutsford - 1 £450 -
Surrey - 1 - -

Big Data Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 38 (84.44%) Hadoop
3 29 (64.44%) Apache Spark
4 21 (46.67%) Apache Hive
4 21 (46.67%) Java
5 18 (40.00%) Scala
6 17 (37.78%) MapReduce
7 15 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
7 15 (33.33%) Kafka
8 12 (26.67%) Apache Pig
8 12 (26.67%) Apache
9 11 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (22.22%) HDFS
11 8 (17.78%) Impala
11 8 (17.78%) Python
11 8 (17.78%) SQL
12 7 (15.56%) Finance
12 7 (15.56%) NoSQL
12 7 (15.56%) HBase
13 6 (13.33%) MongoDB
13 6 (13.33%) Banking
13 6 (13.33%) Data Modelling
13 6 (13.33%) SOA
14 5 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (11.11%) E-Commerce
14 5 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
14 5 (11.11%) Open Source
15 4 (8.89%) Internet of Things
15 4 (8.89%) Cascading
15 4 (8.89%) Hadoop YARN

Big Data Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 29 (64.44%) Apache Spark
2 12 (26.67%) Apache Pig
2 12 (26.67%) Apache
3 3 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.22%) SAS
4 1 (2.22%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.22%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.44%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.22%) Google Apps
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) Internet
2 1 (2.22%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (100.00%) Big Data
2 38 (84.44%) Hadoop
3 21 (46.67%) Apache Hive
4 15 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (17.78%) Impala
6 7 (15.56%) NoSQL
6 7 (15.56%) HBase
7 6 (13.33%) MongoDB
8 5 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (4.44%) Sqoop
9 2 (4.44%) OrientDB
10 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
10 1 (2.22%) DataStax
10 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
10 1 (2.22%) Data Mining
10 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
10 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) JUnit
1 1 (2.22%) JMeter
1 1 (2.22%) JIRA
1 1 (2.22%) Selenium
1 1 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (2.22%) Mockito
General
1 7 (15.56%) Finance
2 6 (13.33%) Banking
3 3 (6.67%) Publishing
4 2 (4.44%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.22%) Electronics
5 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (33.33%) Kafka
2 4 (8.89%) Cascading
3 3 (6.67%) RESTful
4 2 (4.44%) Web Services
4 2 (4.44%) OAuth
4 2 (4.44%) Spark Streaming
4 2 (4.44%) OAuth2
4 2 (4.44%) Akka
5 1 (2.22%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.22%) Express
5 1 (2.22%) GraphX
5 1 (2.22%) React
5 1 (2.22%) HTML
5 1 (2.22%) .NET
5 1 (2.22%) CSS
5 1 (2.22%) HTML5
5 1 (2.22%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (2.22%) REST
5 1 (2.22%) Backbone.js
5 1 (2.22%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Internet of Things
2 2 (4.44%) Machine to Machine
2 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.44%) Market Risk
2 2 (4.44%) Data Integration
2 2 (4.44%) Visualisation
2 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.22%) DTV
3 1 (2.22%) Replication
3 1 (2.22%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.22%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.67%) Linux
2 2 (4.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) MapReduce
2 11 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (13.33%) Data Modelling
3 6 (13.33%) SOA
4 5 (11.11%) Open Source
4 5 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 3 (6.67%) Analytics
5 3 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 3 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (6.67%) ETL
5 3 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (6.67%) Benchmarking
5 3 (6.67%) TDD
6 2 (4.44%) OOP
6 2 (4.44%) OO
6 2 (4.44%) Use Case
6 2 (4.44%) Data Security
6 2 (4.44%) Complex Event Processing
6 2 (4.44%) API Development
6 2 (4.44%) API Integration
Programming Languages
1 21 (46.67%) Java
2 18 (40.00%) Scala
3 8 (17.78%) SQL
3 8 (17.78%) Python
4 3 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.44%) Perl
5 2 (4.44%) R
6 1 (2.22%) Spark SQL
6 1 (2.22%) C++
6 1 (2.22%) Clojure
6 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.22%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 10 (22.22%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) Hadoop YARN
2 3 (6.67%) Mesos
2 3 (6.67%) Oozie
3 1 (2.22%) Kibana
3 1 (2.22%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle
1 1 (2.22%) SAP
1 1 (2.22%) Teradata
1 1 (2.22%) Google
1 1 (2.22%) Splunk
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