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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data Developer
Rank 556 582 574
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Big Data Developer 90 56 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.10% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.11% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 43 23
Median daily rate £545 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.90% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £380 £426
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £598 £645
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -5.26%
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
51013 52259 50243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.79% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 33240 32883 30807
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1530 1985 2033
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 28 June 2016.

Big Data Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Big Data Developer
Top 21 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 28 June 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 +33 90 £545 -0.90% 22
London +30 72 £575 +4.54% 17
South East +6 16 £430 - 3
City of London +35 8 £575 -4.16% 2
Surrey 0 6 £440 -
Buckinghamshire +15 4 - -
Milton Keynes +12 4 - -
Crawley +2 3 £388 -
West Sussex -11 3 £388 -
Guildford - 3 £430 -
Leatherhead - 2 £450 -
Cambridgeshire +13 1 - -
East of England +4 1 - -
Yorkshire +3 1 £420 +5.00%
Leeds -2 1 £420 +5.00%
West Yorkshire -5 1 £420 +5.00%
Berkshire - 1 £525 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Farnborough - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £525 -

Big Data Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 219 (100.00%) Big Data
2 181 (82.65%) Hadoop
3 134 (61.19%) Java
4 121 (55.25%) Apache Spark
5 102 (46.58%) Apache Hive
6 98 (44.75%) Agile Software Development
7 96 (43.84%) Scala
8 64 (29.22%) TDD
9 59 (26.94%) NoSQL
10 58 (26.48%) Scrum
11 56 (25.57%) SQL
12 55 (25.11%) HBase
13 53 (24.20%) Analytics
14 47 (21.46%) Business Intelligence
15 46 (21.00%) Apache Pig
16 45 (20.55%) Kafka
17 43 (19.63%) Continuous Integration
18 38 (17.35%) REST
18 38 (17.35%) Pair Programming
19 36 (16.44%) MongoDB
19 36 (16.44%) Apache Cassandra
20 34 (15.53%) Kanban
20 34 (15.53%) HDFS
21 31 (14.16%) Data Analytics
21 31 (14.16%) High Availability
22 30 (13.70%) Python
23 29 (13.24%) Linux
24 28 (12.79%) E-Commerce
25 27 (12.33%) Apache
25 27 (12.33%) Web Services

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
1 121 (55.25%) Apache Spark
2 46 (21.00%) Apache Pig
3 27 (12.33%) Apache
4 10 (4.57%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.83%) Oracle Coherence
5 4 (1.83%) SAS
6 3 (1.37%) Confluence
7 2 (0.91%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.91%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.46%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.46%) SPSS
1 1 (0.46%) Stata
1 1 (0.46%) Weka
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Revive Adserver
1 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (10.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (7.76%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.65%) Amazon EMR
4 4 (1.83%) Amazon Kinesis
5 3 (1.37%) GitHub
6 2 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.46%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.46%) AWS OpsWorks
7 1 (0.46%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.46%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.02%) HTTP
2 2 (0.91%) Internet
3 1 (0.46%) DSL
3 1 (0.46%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 219 (100.00%) Big Data
2 181 (82.65%) Hadoop
3 102 (46.58%) Apache Hive
4 59 (26.94%) NoSQL
5 55 (25.11%) HBase
6 36 (16.44%) Apache Cassandra
6 36 (16.44%) MongoDB
7 18 (8.22%) Data Warehouse
7 18 (8.22%) Relational Database
8 16 (7.31%) SQL Server
9 12 (5.48%) Impala
9 12 (5.48%) RDBMS
10 10 (4.57%) Neo4j
11 9 (4.11%) BusinessObjects
11 9 (4.11%) Pentaho
11 9 (4.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (3.65%) MySQL
13 7 (3.20%) Oracle Reports
13 7 (3.20%) QlikView
13 7 (3.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (7.31%) Jenkins
2 15 (6.85%) Maven
3 11 (5.02%) Gradle
3 11 (5.02%) Hudson
4 9 (4.11%) Cucumber
4 9 (4.11%) JIRA
5 7 (3.20%) Ant
6 6 (2.74%) Subversion
7 4 (1.83%) Git (software)
8 3 (1.37%) Bugzilla
9 2 (0.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.91%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.91%) JUnit
9 2 (0.91%) Selenium
9 2 (0.91%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.46%) Fiddler
10 1 (0.46%) GitLab
10 1 (0.46%) NeoLoad
10 1 (0.46%) Rational Performance Tester
10 1 (0.46%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 20 (9.13%) Finance
2 19 (8.68%) Banking
3 4 (1.83%) Investment Banking
3 4 (1.83%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.37%) Front Office
4 3 (1.37%) Retail
5 2 (0.91%) Marketing
5 2 (0.91%) Publishing
6 1 (0.46%) Electronics
6 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (20.55%) Kafka
2 38 (17.35%) REST
3 27 (12.33%) Web Services
4 24 (10.96%) spray
5 21 (9.59%) Akka
5 21 (9.59%) Spring
6 14 (6.39%) Dropwizard
7 13 (5.94%) Play Framework
8 10 (4.57%) Hibernate
8 10 (4.57%) RESTful
9 9 (4.11%) JAX-RS
10 6 (2.74%) HTML
10 6 (2.74%) JSON
10 6 (2.74%) Spark Streaming
11 5 (2.28%) SOAP
11 5 (2.28%) XML
12 4 (1.83%) jQuery
12 4 (1.83%) RabbitMQ
12 4 (1.83%) Samza
13 3 (1.37%) Apache Avro
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.39%) Visualisation
2 10 (4.57%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (1.83%) Reference Data
5 3 (1.37%) Algorithms
5 3 (1.37%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.37%) Fintech
5 3 (1.37%) Wiki
6 2 (0.91%) Credit Risk
6 2 (0.91%) Data Integration
6 2 (0.91%) Digital Media
6 2 (0.91%) Equities
6 2 (0.91%) Internet of Things
6 2 (0.91%) Social Network
6 2 (0.91%) Statistics
7 1 (0.46%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.46%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.46%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.46%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.46%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 29 (13.24%) Linux
2 11 (5.02%) Unix
3 5 (2.28%) Windows
4 3 (1.37%) CentOS
5 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.46%) Solaris
5 1 (0.46%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.46%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (44.75%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (29.22%) TDD
3 58 (26.48%) Scrum
4 53 (24.20%) Analytics
5 47 (21.46%) Business Intelligence
6 43 (19.63%) Continuous Integration
7 38 (17.35%) Pair Programming
8 34 (15.53%) Kanban
9 31 (14.16%) Data Analytics
9 31 (14.16%) High Availability
10 28 (12.79%) E-Commerce
11 24 (10.96%) Multithreading
12 23 (10.50%) Continuous Delivery
12 23 (10.50%) MapReduce
13 22 (10.05%) ETL
13 22 (10.05%) Open Source
14 21 (9.59%) Automated Testing
15 18 (8.22%) OO
16 17 (7.76%) BDD
16 17 (7.76%) Big Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 134 (61.19%) Java
2 96 (43.84%) Scala
3 56 (25.57%) SQL
4 30 (13.70%) Python
5 17 (7.76%) R
6 11 (5.02%) Shell Script
7 9 (4.11%) JavaScript
7 9 (4.11%) PL/SQL
8 8 (3.65%) C#
9 5 (2.28%) PHP
10 4 (1.83%) C++
10 4 (1.83%) Haskell
10 4 (1.83%) Ruby
10 4 (1.83%) SPARQL
11 2 (0.91%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.46%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.46%) C
12 1 (0.46%) JAQL
12 1 (0.46%) Perl
12 1 (0.46%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (5.02%) Degree
2 7 (3.20%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.91%) DV Cleared
3 2 (0.91%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.46%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.83%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.46%) Basel III
2 1 (0.46%) QA
System Software
1 34 (15.53%) HDFS
2 15 (6.85%) Docker
3 8 (3.65%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.91%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.91%) Firmware
5 1 (0.46%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 9 (4.11%) Ambari
2 8 (3.65%) Hadoop YARN
2 8 (3.65%) Oozie
3 4 (1.83%) Kibana
3 4 (1.83%) Mesos
4 2 (0.91%) Consul
4 2 (0.91%) Nagios
4 2 (0.91%) Zenoss
5 1 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.46%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 27 (12.33%) Oracle
2 14 (6.39%) Cloudera
3 10 (4.57%) Informatica
4 8 (3.65%) Tableau
5 7 (3.20%) Teradata
6 6 (2.74%) Cognos
7 5 (2.28%) Splunk
8 4 (1.83%) MicroStrategy
8 4 (1.83%) VMware
9 3 (1.37%) Hortonworks
10 2 (0.91%) HP
10 2 (0.91%) IBM
10 2 (0.91%) Microsoft
10 2 (0.91%) Zend
11 1 (0.46%) Ab Initio
11 1 (0.46%) DoubleClick
11 1 (0.46%) Google
11 1 (0.46%) Netezza
11 1 (0.46%) SAP
11 1 (0.46%) Sybase
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