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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data Developer
Rank 569 592 567
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Big Data Developer 92 50 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.088% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.093% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 34 30
Median daily rate £550 £488 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.82% -11.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £379 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £488
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
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
51181 53984 51041
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.77% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 33252 34149 30933
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1553 2015 2063
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 July 2016.

Big Data Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Big Data Developer
Top 29 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 July 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 +37 90 £550 +15.78% 23
London +31 63 £575 +2.22% 16
South East +18 21 £450 - 4
City of London +52 10 £575 -4.16% 3
Surrey +3 7 £450 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 5 - - 1
Hampshire - 4 - -
Milton Keynes - 4 - -
Farnborough - 4 - -
Guildford - 4 £525 -
Leeds +5 3 £400 -
West Yorkshire -1 3 £400 -
Yorkshire -7 3 £400 -
Crawley -2 2 £400 -
West Sussex -7 2 £400 -
Leatherhead - 2 £450 -
Bristol - 2 £375 -
South West - 2 £375 -
East of England +14 1 - - 2
Oxfordshire +8 1 - - 1
Suffolk -2 1 - -
Ipswich -5 1 - -
Reading - 1 £525 -
Buckingham - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £525 -
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -

Big Data Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 226 (100.00%) Big Data
2 189 (83.63%) Hadoop
3 142 (62.83%) Java
3 142 (62.83%) Apache Spark
4 105 (46.46%) Scala
5 97 (42.92%) Apache Hive
6 94 (41.59%) Agile Software Development
7 63 (27.88%) TDD
7 63 (27.88%) HBase
8 58 (25.66%) NoSQL
8 58 (25.66%) Analytics
9 55 (24.34%) Kafka
10 54 (23.89%) SQL
11 50 (22.12%) Scrum
12 44 (19.47%) Continuous Integration
13 42 (18.58%) Business Intelligence
14 39 (17.26%) REST
14 39 (17.26%) Apache Pig
15 38 (16.81%) MongoDB
15 38 (16.81%) Pair Programming
16 36 (15.93%) Data Analytics
17 35 (15.49%) Apache Cassandra
18 33 (14.60%) High Availability
18 33 (14.60%) Apache
19 31 (13.72%) ETL
19 31 (13.72%) HDFS
20 30 (13.27%) Open Source
21 29 (12.83%) Kanban
22 27 (11.95%) Finance
23 26 (11.50%) Linux

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
1 142 (62.83%) Apache Spark
2 39 (17.26%) Apache Pig
3 33 (14.60%) Apache
4 13 (5.75%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (2.21%) Confluence
6 4 (1.77%) Oracle Coherence
6 4 (1.77%) SAS
7 3 (1.33%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.44%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.44%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.44%) GemFire
8 1 (0.44%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.44%) SPSS
1 1 (0.44%) Stata
1 1 (0.44%) Weka
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Revive Adserver
1 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (11.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (8.85%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.54%) Amazon EMR
4 4 (1.77%) Amazon Kinesis
4 4 (1.77%) GitHub
5 2 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.44%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.44%) AWS OpsWorks
6 1 (0.44%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (0.44%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.87%) HTTP
2 2 (0.88%) Internet
3 1 (0.44%) DSL
3 1 (0.44%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 226 (100.00%) Big Data
2 189 (83.63%) Hadoop
3 97 (42.92%) Apache Hive
4 63 (27.88%) HBase
5 58 (25.66%) NoSQL
6 38 (16.81%) MongoDB
7 35 (15.49%) Apache Cassandra
8 24 (10.62%) Data Warehouse
9 18 (7.96%) Relational Database
10 13 (5.75%) Impala
10 13 (5.75%) SQL Server
11 12 (5.31%) RDBMS
12 10 (4.42%) Neo4j
13 8 (3.54%) Cloudera CDH
13 8 (3.54%) MySQL
14 7 (3.10%) QlikView
15 6 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 5 (2.21%) Pentaho
16 5 (2.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 5 (2.21%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 12 (5.31%) Gradle
1 12 (5.31%) Jenkins
1 12 (5.31%) Maven
2 10 (4.42%) JIRA
3 9 (3.98%) Cucumber
3 9 (3.98%) Hudson
4 5 (2.21%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.77%) Ant
5 4 (1.77%) Subversion
6 3 (1.33%) Artifactory
7 2 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.88%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.88%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.88%) GitLab
7 2 (0.88%) JUnit
7 2 (0.88%) Selenium
7 2 (0.88%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.44%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.44%) JMeter
8 1 (0.44%) LoadRunner
General
1 27 (11.95%) Finance
2 21 (9.29%) Banking
3 7 (3.10%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.33%) Front Office
4 3 (1.33%) Marketing
4 3 (1.33%) Retail
4 3 (1.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.88%) Publishing
6 1 (0.44%) Electronics
6 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (24.34%) Kafka
2 39 (17.26%) REST
3 24 (10.62%) spray
3 24 (10.62%) Web Services
4 21 (9.29%) Akka
5 17 (7.52%) Spring
6 14 (6.19%) Dropwizard
6 14 (6.19%) Play Framework
7 11 (4.87%) Spark Streaming
8 9 (3.98%) JAX-RS
9 8 (3.54%) RESTful
10 7 (3.10%) JSON
11 6 (2.65%) SOAP
12 5 (2.21%) Samza
13 4 (1.77%) Hibernate
13 4 (1.77%) HTML
13 4 (1.77%) jQuery
13 4 (1.77%) RabbitMQ
14 3 (1.33%) ActiveMQ
14 3 (1.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.52%) Visualisation
2 6 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.21%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.77%) Reference Data
5 3 (1.33%) Credit Risk
5 3 (1.33%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.33%) Equities
5 3 (1.33%) Fintech
6 2 (0.88%) Algorithms
6 2 (0.88%) Data Integration
6 2 (0.88%) Internet of Things
6 2 (0.88%) Replication
6 2 (0.88%) Social Network
6 2 (0.88%) Statistics
6 2 (0.88%) Virtual Team
6 2 (0.88%) Wiki
7 1 (0.44%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.44%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.44%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (11.50%) Linux
2 7 (3.10%) Unix
3 3 (1.33%) CentOS
3 3 (1.33%) Windows
4 2 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.44%) Solaris
5 1 (0.44%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.44%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (41.59%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (27.88%) TDD
3 58 (25.66%) Analytics
4 50 (22.12%) Scrum
5 44 (19.47%) Continuous Integration
6 42 (18.58%) Business Intelligence
7 38 (16.81%) Pair Programming
8 36 (15.93%) Data Analytics
9 33 (14.60%) High Availability
10 31 (13.72%) ETL
11 30 (13.27%) Open Source
12 29 (12.83%) Kanban
13 25 (11.06%) Continuous Delivery
14 24 (10.62%) E-Commerce
15 22 (9.73%) Multithreading
16 21 (9.29%) Automated Testing
16 21 (9.29%) Big Data Analytics
16 21 (9.29%) MapReduce
17 19 (8.41%) BDD
18 18 (7.96%) OO
Programming Languages
1 142 (62.83%) Java
2 105 (46.46%) Scala
3 54 (23.89%) SQL
4 24 (10.62%) Python
5 13 (5.75%) R
6 9 (3.98%) JavaScript
7 7 (3.10%) C#
7 7 (3.10%) PL/SQL
8 6 (2.65%) Shell Script
9 5 (2.21%) Haskell
9 5 (2.21%) PHP
10 4 (1.77%) Ruby
10 4 (1.77%) SPARQL
11 3 (1.33%) C++
12 2 (0.88%) C
13 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.44%) JAQL
13 1 (0.44%) Perl
13 1 (0.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (5.31%) Security Cleared
2 6 (2.65%) Degree
3 5 (2.21%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.88%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.44%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.77%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.33%) GCP
3 2 (0.88%) QA
4 1 (0.44%) Basel III
System Software
1 31 (13.72%) HDFS
2 17 (7.52%) Docker
3 6 (2.65%) Apache Flume
4 4 (1.77%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.88%) Firmware
6 1 (0.44%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 11 (4.87%) Ambari
2 7 (3.10%) Hadoop YARN
3 6 (2.65%) Oozie
4 4 (1.77%) Kibana
5 3 (1.33%) Kubernetes
5 3 (1.33%) Mesos
6 2 (0.88%) Consul
6 2 (0.88%) Nagios
6 2 (0.88%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.44%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 23 (10.18%) Oracle
2 18 (7.96%) Cloudera
3 8 (3.54%) Teradata
4 7 (3.10%) Hortonworks
4 7 (3.10%) Tableau
5 6 (2.65%) Cognos
5 6 (2.65%) Microsoft
6 5 (2.21%) Informatica
6 5 (2.21%) Splunk
7 4 (1.77%) MicroStrategy
7 4 (1.77%) VMware
8 2 (0.88%) HP
8 2 (0.88%) IBM
8 2 (0.88%) Zend
9 1 (0.44%) Ab Initio
9 1 (0.44%) DoubleClick
9 1 (0.44%) Google
9 1 (0.44%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.44%) SAP
9 1 (0.44%) Vertica
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