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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data Developer
Rank 552 536 524
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Big Data Developer 31 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.035% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.038% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 12 14
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£600 £483 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.35% -8.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £383 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £525 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £375 -
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -
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
47189 44564 41455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.53% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29609 26528 23470
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1818 1936 2419
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 January 2015.

Big Data Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Big Data Developer
Top 15 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 January 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 -4 31 £600 +24.35% 5
London +6 27 £600 +16.50% 5
City of London +13 4 £650 +23.80% 4
South East - 2 - -
Oxfordshire - 2 - -
Manchester - 1 £500 -
North West - 1 £500 -
East Midlands - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Abingdon - - - -
Huddersfield - - - -

Big Data Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 64 (100.00%) Big Data
2 57 (89.06%) Hadoop
3 45 (70.31%) Java
4 30 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (45.31%) Apache Hive
6 28 (43.75%) Apache Cassandra
6 28 (43.75%) NoSQL
7 27 (42.19%) Scala
8 26 (40.63%) Apache Spark
9 24 (37.50%) HBase
9 24 (37.50%) MapReduce
10 22 (34.38%) Python
11 16 (25.00%) MongoDB
12 15 (23.44%) Apache Pig
13 14 (21.88%) HDFS
13 14 (21.88%) ETL
14 13 (20.31%) SQL
15 12 (18.75%) Banking
16 11 (17.19%) Finance
16 11 (17.19%) Akka
16 11 (17.19%) Kafka
17 10 (15.63%) Mentoring
17 10 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
18 9 (14.06%) UNIX
18 9 (14.06%) Linux
18 9 (14.06%) TDD
18 9 (14.06%) Amazon AWS
19 8 (12.50%) OOP
19 8 (12.50%) Oracle
19 8 (12.50%) Hadoop YARN

Big Data Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 26 (40.63%) Apache Spark
2 15 (23.44%) Apache Pig
3 6 (9.38%) Apache
4 2 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.13%) Node.js
5 1 (1.56%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.06%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.81%) Amazon EMR
3 4 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (4.69%) Amazon S3
5 2 (3.13%) AWS Data Pipeline
5 2 (3.13%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.56%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (100.00%) Big Data
2 57 (89.06%) Hadoop
3 29 (45.31%) Apache Hive
4 28 (43.75%) Apache Cassandra
4 28 (43.75%) NoSQL
5 24 (37.50%) HBase
6 16 (25.00%) MongoDB
7 10 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (12.50%) OrientDB
9 4 (6.25%) SQL Server
10 3 (4.69%) Data Mining
10 3 (4.69%) RDBMS
10 3 (4.69%) Star Schema
10 3 (4.69%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (4.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (4.69%) Sqoop
10 3 (4.69%) Relational Database
11 2 (3.13%) Vectorwise
Development Applications
1 3 (4.69%) PyUnit
2 2 (3.13%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.56%) Maven
3 1 (1.56%) Subversion
General
1 12 (18.75%) Banking
2 11 (17.19%) Finance
3 5 (7.81%) Retail
4 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.13%) Legal
5 2 (3.13%) Publishing
6 1 (1.56%) Games
6 1 (1.56%) Law
6 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.19%) Akka
1 11 (17.19%) Kafka
2 7 (10.94%) Apache Avro
2 7 (10.94%) Cascading
3 6 (9.38%) J2EE
4 5 (7.81%) XML
5 4 (6.25%) JDBC
6 3 (4.69%) J2SE
6 3 (4.69%) Web Services
7 2 (3.13%) JSON
8 1 (1.56%) XML Schema
8 1 (1.56%) EJB
8 1 (1.56%) XSL
8 1 (1.56%) JSP
8 1 (1.56%) Servlets
8 1 (1.56%) JavaBeans
8 1 (1.56%) Java EE
8 1 (1.56%) ZeroMQ
8 1 (1.56%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Visualisation
2 4 (6.25%) Algorithms
3 3 (4.69%) Social Media
3 3 (4.69%) Open Source
3 3 (4.69%) Data Extraction
3 3 (4.69%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.69%) Statistics
3 3 (4.69%) Machine to Machine
4 2 (3.13%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.56%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.06%) UNIX
1 9 (14.06%) Linux
2 2 (3.13%) Windows
3 1 (1.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (37.50%) MapReduce
3 14 (21.88%) ETL
4 10 (15.63%) Mentoring
5 9 (14.06%) TDD
6 8 (12.50%) OOP
6 8 (12.50%) Analytics
7 7 (10.94%) OO
7 7 (10.94%) Big Data Analytics
8 5 (7.81%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (6.25%) Data Modelling
10 3 (4.69%) Scrum
10 3 (4.69%) Multithreading
10 3 (4.69%) Unit Testing
10 3 (4.69%) Software Engineering
10 3 (4.69%) Technical Architecture
11 2 (3.13%) DevOps
11 2 (3.13%) Data Analytics
11 2 (3.13%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 45 (70.31%) Java
2 27 (42.19%) Scala
3 22 (34.38%) Python
4 13 (20.31%) SQL
5 5 (7.81%) Perl
6 4 (6.25%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.69%) C++
7 3 (4.69%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.13%) Groovy
8 2 (3.13%) R
8 2 (3.13%) PHP
9 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (7.81%) Degree
System Software
1 14 (21.88%) HDFS
2 5 (7.81%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 5 (7.81%) Apache Flume
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (12.50%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (3.13%) Ansible
2 2 (3.13%) Oozie
2 2 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.13%) Mesos
2 2 (3.13%) Puppet
3 1 (1.56%) Ambari
Vendors
1 8 (12.50%) Oracle
2 5 (7.81%) Tableau
3 3 (4.69%) Sybase
3 3 (4.69%) Informatica
3 3 (4.69%) Netezza
4 2 (3.13%) Splunk
4 2 (3.13%) Vertica
4 2 (3.13%) Infobright
4 2 (3.13%) Talend
4 2 (3.13%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.56%) IBM
5 1 (1.56%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.56%) Teradata
5 1 (1.56%) Hortonworks
5 1 (1.56%) MapR
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