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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Big Data Developer
UK
Rank 444 506 539
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +33
Contract jobs requiring a Big Data Developer 153 112 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.22% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.24% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 83 49
Median daily rate £550 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £438
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
+7.89% -
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
42409 47285 47247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.77% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 27591 30033 29769
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1510 1731 1882
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +49 146 £575 +9.52% 28
London +47 116 £600 +5.49% 18
City of London -8 17 £625 +19.04%
South East +15 12 £350 -26.31% 5
South West +22 11 £488 +8.33%
Bristol - 10 £488 -
Hampshire +19 6 - - 2
Scotland - 5 £600 -
Wales - 4 £513 - 2
South Wales - 4 £513 - 1
Newport - 4 £525 - 1
Berkshire +1 3 - -
East of England -2 3 £550 +4.76% 3
Cardiff - 3 £513 -
Farnborough - 3 - -
Edinburgh - 3 £600 -
North West +15 2 £488 +8.33% 1
Reading +3 2 - -
Milton Keynes +3 2 £350 -6.66%
Buckinghamshire -1 2 £350 -6.66%
Cambridgeshire -3 2 £550 +4.76% 2
West Midlands -10 2 £375 -20.21% 1
Glasgow - 2 - -
Canary Wharf - 2 £550 -
Suffolk -10 1 - -
Ipswich -10 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £488 - 1
West Sussex - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £405 -

Big Data Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 300 (100.00%) Big Data
2 234 (78.00%) Hadoop
3 207 (69.00%) Java
4 195 (65.00%) Apache Spark
5 137 (45.67%) Agile Software Development
6 114 (38.00%) Scala
7 88 (29.33%) Kafka
8 82 (27.33%) TDD
9 78 (26.00%) Apache Hive
10 77 (25.67%) HBase
11 59 (19.67%) Python
12 57 (19.00%) BDD
13 56 (18.67%) HDFS
14 50 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
14 50 (16.67%) Banking
14 50 (16.67%) Finance
15 49 (16.33%) Scrum
16 47 (15.67%) ETL
17 40 (13.33%) SQL
17 40 (13.33%) NoSQL
18 39 (13.00%) MongoDB
18 39 (13.00%) Microservices
19 36 (12.00%) MapReduce
19 36 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
20 34 (11.33%) Spring
20 34 (11.33%) Apache Pig
21 33 (11.00%) Analytics
21 33 (11.00%) DevOps
22 32 (10.67%) Cloudera
22 32 (10.67%) 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
1 195 (65.00%) Apache Spark
2 34 (11.33%) Apache Pig
3 30 (10.00%) Apache
4 26 (8.67%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (3.00%) Confluence
6 7 (2.33%) Apache Solr
6 7 (2.33%) Cloud Foundry
6 7 (2.33%) Tomcat
7 6 (2.00%) GemFire
8 5 (1.67%) Oracle Coherence
9 4 (1.33%) GeoServer
9 4 (1.33%) Jupyter
10 2 (0.67%) SAS
11 1 (0.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (0.67%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 36 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (5.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.33%) Amazon EMR
4 5 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.67%) GitHub
4 5 (1.67%) PaaS
5 4 (1.33%) Amazon Kinesis
5 4 (1.33%) Amazon S3
5 4 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.67%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.33%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.33%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.33%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.33%) HTTP
2 1 (0.33%) LAN
2 1 (0.33%) MQTT
2 1 (0.33%) RTSP
2 1 (0.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.33%) VoIP
2 1 (0.33%) WAN
2 1 (0.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 300 (100.00%) Big Data
2 234 (78.00%) Hadoop
3 78 (26.00%) Apache Hive
4 77 (25.67%) HBase
5 50 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
6 40 (13.33%) NoSQL
7 39 (13.00%) MongoDB
8 31 (10.33%) PostgreSQL
9 26 (8.67%) Data Warehouse
9 26 (8.67%) SQL Server
10 24 (8.00%) Sqoop
11 19 (6.33%) Relational Database
12 15 (5.00%) Amazon Redshift
13 14 (4.67%) Impala
14 12 (4.00%) Data Lake
15 10 (3.33%) MySQL
16 9 (3.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 9 (3.00%) RDBMS
17 7 (2.33%) QlikView
18 6 (2.00%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 25 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 19 (6.33%) JIRA
3 16 (5.33%) Cucumber
3 16 (5.33%) Jenkins
4 14 (4.67%) JUnit
5 10 (3.33%) Maven
6 8 (2.67%) IntelliJ
6 8 (2.67%) Talend Open Studio
7 7 (2.33%) Gradle
7 7 (2.33%) Selenium
8 6 (2.00%) Subversion
9 5 (1.67%) Artifactory
9 5 (1.67%) Eclipse
10 4 (1.33%) Jasmine
10 4 (1.33%) JSUnit
10 4 (1.33%) Karma Test Runner
10 4 (1.33%) PHPUnit
10 4 (1.33%) WebDriver
11 3 (1.00%) Ant
12 2 (0.67%) Mockito
General
1 50 (16.67%) Banking
1 50 (16.67%) Finance
2 31 (10.33%) Investment Banking
3 24 (8.00%) Front Office
4 4 (1.33%) Marketing
5 3 (1.00%) Back Office
5 3 (1.00%) Music Industry
6 2 (0.67%) Retail
6 2 (0.67%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.33%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (29.33%) Kafka
2 34 (11.33%) Spring
3 30 (10.00%) REST
4 29 (9.67%) AngularJS
5 26 (8.67%) HTML
5 26 (8.67%) Spark Streaming
6 23 (7.67%) Akka
7 18 (6.00%) CSS
7 18 (6.00%) Web Services
8 16 (5.33%) HTML5
9 15 (5.00%) JSON
10 14 (4.67%) Spring Boot
11 10 (3.33%) SOAP
12 9 (3.00%) .NET
12 9 (3.00%) ActiveMQ
12 9 (3.00%) Apache Camel
12 9 (3.00%) CSS3
12 9 (3.00%) Samza
12 9 (3.00%) Spring MVC
13 8 (2.67%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.33%) Algorithms
2 10 (3.33%) Data Integration
2 10 (3.33%) Mobile App
3 8 (2.67%) Replication
4 7 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (1.67%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 5 (1.67%) Virtual Team
6 4 (1.33%) Market Risk
7 3 (1.00%) Credit Risk
7 3 (1.00%) Equities
7 3 (1.00%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.00%) Statistics
7 3 (1.00%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.67%) Chemistry
8 2 (0.67%) Fintech
8 2 (0.67%) Grid Computing
8 2 (0.67%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.33%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.33%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 32 (10.67%) Linux
2 11 (3.67%) Unix
3 5 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.67%) Android
5 1 (0.33%) CentOS
5 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (45.67%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (27.33%) TDD
3 57 (19.00%) BDD
4 49 (16.33%) Scrum
5 47 (15.67%) ETL
6 39 (13.00%) Microservices
7 36 (12.00%) MapReduce
8 33 (11.00%) Analytics
8 33 (11.00%) DevOps
9 20 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
9 20 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (6.33%) E-Commerce
10 19 (6.33%) Functional Programming
10 19 (6.33%) Open Source
11 18 (6.00%) Risk Management
12 17 (5.67%) Kanban
12 17 (5.67%) MVC
13 16 (5.33%) Data Ingestion
14 15 (5.00%) Data Modelling
15 14 (4.67%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 207 (69.00%) Java
2 114 (38.00%) Scala
3 59 (19.67%) Python
4 40 (13.33%) SQL
5 28 (9.33%) R
6 25 (8.33%) JavaScript
7 12 (4.00%) C#
8 9 (3.00%) Shell Script
9 8 (2.67%) C++
10 7 (2.33%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.67%) C
12 4 (1.33%) Perl
13 3 (1.00%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.00%) Ruby
14 2 (0.67%) Haskell
14 2 (0.67%) PHP
14 2 (0.67%) SPARQL
15 1 (0.33%) Clojure
15 1 (0.33%) Go
15 1 (0.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 15 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (2.33%) BC Cleared
4 7 (2.33%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.33%) QA
2 1 (0.33%) GCP
System Software
1 56 (18.67%) HDFS
2 22 (7.33%) Apache Flume
3 20 (6.67%) Docker
4 13 (4.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 16 (5.33%) Hadoop YARN
2 15 (5.00%) Ansible
3 14 (4.67%) Oozie
4 7 (2.33%) Ambari
5 5 (1.67%) Puppet
6 2 (0.67%) DBAmp
6 2 (0.67%) Kibana
6 2 (0.67%) Mesos
6 2 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.33%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 32 (10.67%) Cloudera
2 24 (8.00%) Hortonworks
3 17 (5.67%) Oracle
4 11 (3.67%) Teradata
5 9 (3.00%) Tableau
6 8 (2.67%) Talend
6 8 (2.67%) Xamarin
7 7 (2.33%) SAP
8 6 (2.00%) Cognos
8 6 (2.00%) Informatica
8 6 (2.00%) Vertica
9 5 (1.67%) MapR
9 5 (1.67%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.33%) ESRI
10 4 (1.33%) Microsoft
10 4 (1.33%) MicroStrategy
11 3 (1.00%) Ab Initio
11 3 (1.00%) Google
11 3 (1.00%) IBM
12 2 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
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