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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data Developer
Rank 500 548 546
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Big Data Developer 119 53 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.10% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.11% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 41 23
Average daily rate £500 £550 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £438 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £500 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.00% +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
48576 47854 45775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.46% 94.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 31231 29881 27104
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1759 1870 2013
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.96 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +65 117 £500 -9.09% 38
London +31 81 £550 -4.34% 31
City of London +52 22 £525 -6.66% 8
South East +10 14 £475 +5.55% 1
West Midlands - 8 £470 -
Reading - 8 £475 -
Berkshire - 8 £475 -
East of England +6 7 £500 - 3
Shropshire - 6 £470 -
Buckinghamshire - 6 £375 -
Milton Keynes - 6 £375 -
Telford - 6 £470 -
Cambridgeshire +12 5 £525 +5.00% 3
North West -14 4 £450 -10.00%
Liverpool - 4 £450 -
Merseyside - 4 £450 -
South West - 2 £450 - 3
Yorkshire - 1 £375 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £475 -
Suffolk - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 3
Birmingham - 1 £450 -
Coventry - 1 £650 -
Ipswich - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £375 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £375 -
Watford - 1 £475 -

Big Data Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 238 (100.00%) Big Data
2 161 (67.65%) Hadoop
3 130 (54.62%) Agile Software Development
4 117 (49.16%) Java
5 104 (43.70%) Apache Spark
6 91 (38.24%) Scala
7 84 (35.29%) Apache Hive
8 68 (28.57%) Scrum
9 67 (28.15%) Python
10 60 (25.21%) TDD
11 52 (21.85%) NoSQL
12 51 (21.43%) HBase
13 50 (21.01%) SQL
14 47 (19.75%) Analytics
15 40 (16.81%) HDFS
15 40 (16.81%) Linux
16 38 (15.97%) ETL
16 38 (15.97%) Apache Cassandra
17 35 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
18 34 (14.29%) Kafka
19 33 (13.87%) Finance
19 33 (13.87%) Banking
20 31 (13.03%) Apache Pig
21 29 (12.18%) MapReduce
21 29 (12.18%) Open Source
22 28 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
22 28 (11.76%) Kanban
22 28 (11.76%) Web Services
23 26 (10.92%) RESTful
23 26 (10.92%) Impala

Big Data Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 104 (43.70%) Apache Spark
2 31 (13.03%) Apache Pig
3 22 (9.24%) Apache
4 18 (7.56%) Elasticsearch
5 12 (5.04%) Apache Solr
6 9 (3.78%) SAS
7 6 (2.52%) Confluence
7 6 (2.52%) Node.js
8 3 (1.26%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.84%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.42%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.42%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (0.84%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.42%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) BigMachines
1 1 (0.42%) Eloqua
1 1 (0.42%) OpenX
Cloud Services
1 25 (10.50%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.68%) GitHub
4 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.26%) HTTP
2 2 (0.84%) Internet
2 2 (0.84%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.42%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 238 (100.00%) Big Data
2 161 (67.65%) Hadoop
3 84 (35.29%) Apache Hive
4 52 (21.85%) NoSQL
5 51 (21.43%) HBase
6 38 (15.97%) Apache Cassandra
7 26 (10.92%) Impala
8 22 (9.24%) Data Warehouse
8 22 (9.24%) Pentaho
9 20 (8.40%) MongoDB
10 19 (7.98%) SQL Server
11 14 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
12 13 (5.46%) Data Mining
12 13 (5.46%) MySQL
12 13 (5.46%) Relational Database
13 11 (4.62%) QlikView
13 11 (4.62%) RDBMS
13 11 (4.62%) Sqoop
14 10 (4.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 9 (3.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 13 (5.46%) JIRA
3 11 (4.62%) Maven
4 10 (4.20%) Git (software)
5 7 (2.94%) Ant
6 6 (2.52%) Subversion
7 4 (1.68%) Bugzilla
7 4 (1.68%) Hudson
7 4 (1.68%) Jasmine
8 3 (1.26%) JUnit
8 3 (1.26%) Mockito
8 3 (1.26%) Rational Rose
9 2 (0.84%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.84%) Gradle
9 2 (0.84%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.42%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.42%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.42%) Selenium
10 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (13.87%) Banking
1 33 (13.87%) Finance
2 13 (5.46%) Investment Banking
3 7 (2.94%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.10%) Publishing
5 2 (0.84%) Front Office
5 2 (0.84%) Law
5 2 (0.84%) Retail
6 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (14.29%) Kafka
2 28 (11.76%) Web Services
3 26 (10.92%) RESTful
4 18 (7.56%) Spring
5 14 (5.88%) Hibernate
5 14 (5.88%) HTML
6 13 (5.46%) JSON
7 11 (4.62%) Akka
7 11 (4.62%) HTML5
7 11 (4.62%) XML
8 9 (3.78%) Cascading
8 9 (3.78%) REST
8 9 (3.78%) Scalatra
9 8 (3.36%) .NET
9 8 (3.36%) Spark Streaming
10 7 (2.94%) Apache Avro
10 7 (2.94%) D3.js
10 7 (2.94%) jQuery
11 6 (2.52%) Ajax
11 6 (2.52%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (8.40%) Computer Science
3 17 (7.14%) Visualisation
4 14 (5.88%) Data Integration
5 11 (4.62%) Credit Risk
6 9 (3.78%) Algorithms
7 8 (3.36%) Data Structures
8 6 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (2.10%) Fintech
10 4 (1.68%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.68%) User Experience
11 3 (1.26%) Statistics
11 3 (1.26%) Wiki
12 2 (0.84%) Artificial Intelligence
12 2 (0.84%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.84%) Internet of Things
12 2 (0.84%) Management Information System
13 1 (0.42%) Economics
13 1 (0.42%) Linked Data
13 1 (0.42%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 40 (16.81%) Linux
2 13 (5.46%) Unix
3 9 (3.78%) Windows
4 2 (0.84%) CentOS
5 1 (0.42%) Android
5 1 (0.42%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.42%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (54.62%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (28.57%) Scrum
3 60 (25.21%) TDD
4 47 (19.75%) Analytics
5 38 (15.97%) ETL
6 35 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
7 29 (12.18%) MapReduce
7 29 (12.18%) Open Source
8 28 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
8 28 (11.76%) Kanban
9 24 (10.08%) Pair Programming
10 22 (9.24%) Data Analytics
11 21 (8.82%) DevOps
12 20 (8.40%) Software Engineering
13 19 (7.98%) BDD
13 19 (7.98%) Data Modelling
14 17 (7.14%) Data Visualisation
15 15 (6.30%) Unit Testing
16 14 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
16 14 (5.88%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 117 (49.16%) Java
2 91 (38.24%) Scala
3 67 (28.15%) Python
4 50 (21.01%) SQL
5 21 (8.82%) R
6 14 (5.88%) JavaScript
6 14 (5.88%) Perl
7 11 (4.62%) C#
7 11 (4.62%) Shell Script
8 10 (4.20%) PL/SQL
9 7 (2.94%) PHP
9 7 (2.94%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.68%) C++
10 4 (1.68%) Ruby
11 2 (0.84%) AWK
11 2 (0.84%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.84%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.84%) sed
12 1 (0.42%) HiveQL
12 1 (0.42%) Pig Latin
Qualifications
1 19 (7.98%) Degree
2 4 (1.68%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.26%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.42%) MBA
4 1 (0.42%) PhD
4 1 (0.42%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.68%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.84%) QA
3 1 (0.42%) Basel III
3 1 (0.42%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 40 (16.81%) HDFS
2 23 (9.66%) Apache Flume
3 16 (6.72%) Docker
4 1 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.42%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 21 (8.82%) Oozie
2 15 (6.30%) Mesos
3 9 (3.78%) Hadoop YARN
4 6 (2.52%) Ambari
4 6 (2.52%) Kibana
5 5 (2.10%) Check_MK
6 4 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.26%) Ansible
7 3 (1.26%) Pingdom
7 3 (1.26%) Puppet
8 1 (0.42%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 22 (9.24%) Oracle
2 8 (3.36%) Cloudera
2 8 (3.36%) Informatica
3 6 (2.52%) Hortonworks
4 5 (2.10%) SAP
5 4 (1.68%) Tableau
6 3 (1.26%) Cognos
6 3 (1.26%) Netezza
6 3 (1.26%) Platfora
6 3 (1.26%) Teradata
7 2 (0.84%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.84%) Splunk
7 2 (0.84%) Vertica
8 1 (0.42%) Actuate
8 1 (0.42%) DoubleClick
8 1 (0.42%) Palantir
8 1 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.42%) Siebel
8 1 (0.42%) Sybase
8 1 (0.42%) WorldPay
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Rate: Market Rates
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Rate: £550 - £630 per day
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day
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Posted: 11 days ago
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Posted: 13 days ago
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Rate: £600 - 650 per day
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