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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data Developer
Rank 466 548 567
Rank change year-on-year
+82 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Big Data Developer 154 109 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.20% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.21% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 85 43
Median daily rate £550 £558 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.34% +6.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £418 £438
10% offered a daily rate of more than £726 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +11.11%
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
46798 52479 53703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.81% 93.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 30588 33428 33908
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1652 2035 2195
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 3 December 2016.

Big Data Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Big Data Developer
Top 28 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 3 December 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 +49 147 £550 - 22
London +29 113 £600 +1.47% 18
City of London +11 26 £650 +18.18% 2
South East +30 17 £425 -15.00% 2
Hampshire +33 11 £425 -15.00%
South West +18 8 £488 +8.33% 1
Farnborough +16 7 - -
Bristol - 7 £488 - 1
Scotland - 6 £600 -
Edinburgh - 4 £600 -
West Sussex +17 3 - -
East of England +10 3 £550 +4.66%
West Midlands -8 3 £375 -34.06%
Milton Keynes +12 2 £350 -6.66%
Buckinghamshire +10 2 £350 -11.11%
Canary Wharf +5 2 £550 -
Glasgow - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £550 -
Crawley +20 1 - -
North West -3 1 - - 1
Suffolk -3 1 - -
Ipswich -5 1 - -
Guildford - 1 £550 -
Bromley - 1 £673 -
Portsmouth - 1 £425 -
Southampton - 1 £425 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £405 -
Surrey - 1 £550 -

Big Data Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 278 (100.00%) Big Data
2 218 (78.42%) Hadoop
3 188 (67.63%) Java
4 186 (66.91%) Apache Spark
5 122 (43.88%) Agile Software Development
6 119 (42.81%) Scala
7 81 (29.14%) Kafka
8 73 (26.26%) HBase
9 72 (25.90%) TDD
10 71 (25.54%) Apache Hive
11 50 (17.99%) Finance
12 47 (16.91%) BDD
12 47 (16.91%) HDFS
13 46 (16.55%) Scrum
14 45 (16.19%) Banking
15 44 (15.83%) SQL
16 42 (15.11%) Python
16 42 (15.11%) ETL
17 41 (14.75%) NoSQL
18 39 (14.03%) Apache Cassandra
19 35 (12.59%) Apache
20 33 (11.87%) MongoDB
20 33 (11.87%) Analytics
21 32 (11.51%) Amazon AWS
22 29 (10.43%) Cloudera
22 29 (10.43%) Investment Banking
23 28 (10.07%) MapReduce
23 28 (10.07%) Linux
23 28 (10.07%) DevOps
23 28 (10.07%) Spark Streaming

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
1 186 (66.91%) Apache Spark
2 35 (12.59%) Apache
3 27 (9.71%) Elasticsearch
4 24 (8.63%) Apache Pig
5 7 (2.52%) Confluence
5 7 (2.52%) Tomcat
6 6 (2.16%) Apache Solr
6 6 (2.16%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (1.80%) GemFire
7 5 (1.80%) Oracle Coherence
8 4 (1.44%) GeoServer
9 2 (0.72%) SAS
10 1 (0.36%) Jupyter
Applications
1 2 (0.72%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 32 (11.51%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (8.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.16%) Amazon EMR
3 6 (2.16%) GitHub
4 5 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.80%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (1.80%) PaaS
5 4 (1.44%) Amazon Kinesis
6 2 (0.72%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.36%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.36%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.36%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.44%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.36%) DSL
2 1 (0.36%) HTTP
2 1 (0.36%) LAN
2 1 (0.36%) MQTT
2 1 (0.36%) RTSP
2 1 (0.36%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.36%) VoIP
2 1 (0.36%) WAN
2 1 (0.36%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 278 (100.00%) Big Data
2 218 (78.42%) Hadoop
3 73 (26.26%) HBase
4 71 (25.54%) Apache Hive
5 41 (14.75%) NoSQL
6 39 (14.03%) Apache Cassandra
7 33 (11.87%) MongoDB
8 26 (9.35%) PostgreSQL
9 25 (8.99%) Data Warehouse
10 23 (8.27%) SQL Server
11 18 (6.47%) Relational Database
12 15 (5.40%) Sqoop
13 13 (4.68%) Impala
14 12 (4.32%) RDBMS
15 11 (3.96%) MySQL
16 10 (3.60%) Amazon Redshift
16 10 (3.60%) Data Lake
17 9 (3.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 9 (3.24%) Cloudera CDH
18 5 (1.80%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 26 (9.35%) Git (software)
2 16 (5.76%) JIRA
3 15 (5.40%) Jenkins
4 14 (5.04%) JUnit
5 12 (4.32%) Cucumber
6 10 (3.60%) Maven
7 7 (2.52%) Artifactory
7 7 (2.52%) Gradle
7 7 (2.52%) Selenium
8 6 (2.16%) Subversion
8 6 (2.16%) Talend Open Studio
9 5 (1.80%) Eclipse
10 4 (1.44%) IntelliJ
10 4 (1.44%) Jasmine
10 4 (1.44%) JSUnit
10 4 (1.44%) Karma Test Runner
10 4 (1.44%) PHPUnit
10 4 (1.44%) WebDriver
11 3 (1.08%) Ant
12 2 (0.72%) Mockito
General
1 50 (17.99%) Finance
2 45 (16.19%) Banking
3 29 (10.43%) Investment Banking
4 23 (8.27%) Front Office
5 4 (1.44%) Marketing
6 3 (1.08%) Back Office
6 3 (1.08%) Music Industry
6 3 (1.08%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.36%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (29.14%) Kafka
2 28 (10.07%) Spark Streaming
3 27 (9.71%) Spring
4 24 (8.63%) AngularJS
5 22 (7.91%) REST
6 20 (7.19%) HTML
7 19 (6.83%) Akka
8 15 (5.40%) JSON
8 15 (5.40%) Web Services
9 13 (4.68%) CSS
10 10 (3.60%) HTML5
11 9 (3.24%) .NET
11 9 (3.24%) ActiveMQ
11 9 (3.24%) SOAP
11 9 (3.24%) Spring Boot
11 9 (3.24%) Spring MVC
12 8 (2.88%) ASP.NET
12 8 (2.88%) JMS
12 8 (2.88%) RESTful
12 8 (2.88%) Samza
Miscellaneous
1 10 (3.60%) Mobile App
2 9 (3.24%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.52%) Data Integration
3 7 (2.52%) Visualisation
4 6 (2.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (1.80%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 5 (1.80%) Virtual Team
6 4 (1.44%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.44%) Market Risk
6 4 (1.44%) Replication
7 3 (1.08%) Credit Risk
7 3 (1.08%) Equities
8 2 (0.72%) Chemistry
8 2 (0.72%) Fintech
8 2 (0.72%) Grid Computing
8 2 (0.72%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.72%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.36%) Linked Data
9 1 (0.36%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.36%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 28 (10.07%) Linux
2 10 (3.60%) Unix
3 5 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.72%) Android
5 1 (0.36%) CentOS
5 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (43.88%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (25.90%) TDD
3 47 (16.91%) BDD
4 46 (16.55%) Scrum
5 42 (15.11%) ETL
6 33 (11.87%) Analytics
7 28 (10.07%) DevOps
7 28 (10.07%) MapReduce
8 27 (9.71%) Microservices
9 25 (8.99%) Open Source
10 23 (8.27%) Business Intelligence
11 19 (6.83%) Data Analytics
11 19 (6.83%) E-Commerce
12 17 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (6.12%) MVC
13 16 (5.76%) Functional Programming
14 15 (5.40%) High Availability
14 15 (5.40%) Risk Management
15 14 (5.04%) Data Modelling
15 14 (5.04%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 188 (67.63%) Java
2 119 (42.81%) Scala
3 44 (15.83%) SQL
4 42 (15.11%) Python
5 24 (8.63%) JavaScript
6 22 (7.91%) R
7 12 (4.32%) C#
8 9 (3.24%) PL/SQL
9 8 (2.88%) Shell Script
10 7 (2.52%) C++
11 6 (2.16%) C
12 4 (1.44%) Perl
13 3 (1.08%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.08%) Ruby
13 3 (1.08%) SPARQL
14 2 (0.72%) Haskell
14 2 (0.72%) PHP
15 1 (0.36%) ECMAScript
15 1 (0.36%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.36%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (6.47%) Security Cleared
2 12 (4.32%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.44%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.08%) BC Cleared
4 3 (1.08%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.72%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.08%) GCP
1 3 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 47 (16.91%) HDFS
2 18 (6.47%) Apache Flume
3 15 (5.40%) Docker
4 12 (4.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (3.60%) Ansible
1 10 (3.60%) Hadoop YARN
2 9 (3.24%) Ambari
3 7 (2.52%) Oozie
4 4 (1.44%) Puppet
5 3 (1.08%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.72%) DBAmp
6 2 (0.72%) Kibana
6 2 (0.72%) Mesos
7 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.36%) Terraform
Vendors
1 29 (10.43%) Cloudera
2 21 (7.55%) Hortonworks
3 15 (5.40%) Oracle
4 11 (3.96%) Teradata
5 8 (2.88%) Microsoft
5 8 (2.88%) Xamarin
6 6 (2.16%) Tableau
6 6 (2.16%) Talend
7 5 (1.80%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.44%) ESRI
8 4 (1.44%) MapR
9 3 (1.08%) Cognos
9 3 (1.08%) IBM
9 3 (1.08%) Informatica
9 3 (1.08%) SAP
10 2 (0.72%) Google
10 2 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.72%) Vertica
11 1 (0.36%) DataSynapse
11 1 (0.36%) Splunk
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