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 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data Developer
Rank 589 567 544
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Big Data Developer 20 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.027% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.030% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 7
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£575 £525 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £451 £442
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £720 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 - -
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
51607 50411 43965
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.30% 92.36% 92.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 31422 30973 25103
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2048 2023 2174
Average hourly rate £17.22 £17.50 £18.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.60% -5.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 May 2015.

Big Data Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Big Data Developer
Top 19 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 May 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 -20 19 £588 +11.90% 7
London +14 14 £575 +9.52% 5
City of London +15 6 £600 +14.28% 2
South East - 2 £600 -
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £500 -
Ipswich - 1 - - 1
Scotland - 1 £500 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Northampton - 1 - -
Telford - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 - - 1
West Sussex - 1 £600 -

Big Data Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 51 (100.00%) Big Data
2 46 (90.20%) Hadoop
3 30 (58.82%) Apache Hive
3 30 (58.82%) Java
4 25 (49.02%) MapReduce
5 23 (45.10%) Apache Spark
6 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (37.25%) Scala
8 18 (35.29%) Apache Cassandra
8 18 (35.29%) NoSQL
9 17 (33.33%) Python
9 17 (33.33%) HDFS
10 15 (29.41%) Banking
10 15 (29.41%) HBase
11 13 (25.49%) MongoDB
11 13 (25.49%) Kafka
11 13 (25.49%) Apache Pig
12 12 (23.53%) Akka
13 11 (21.57%) Mentoring
13 11 (21.57%) Finance
14 10 (19.61%) Data Warehouse
14 10 (19.61%) SQL
14 10 (19.61%) Hadoop YARN
15 9 (17.65%) OOP
15 9 (17.65%) OrientDB
16 8 (15.69%) OO
16 8 (15.69%) Cascading
17 7 (13.73%) Data Modelling
17 7 (13.73%) Amazon AWS
18 6 (11.76%) ETL

Big Data Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 23 (45.10%) Apache Spark
2 13 (25.49%) Apache Pig
3 5 (9.80%) Apache
4 2 (3.92%) SAS
5 1 (1.96%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.96%) Node.js
5 1 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.73%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.84%) Amazon EMR
2 4 (7.84%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (5.88%) Amazon S3
3 3 (5.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.96%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (100.00%) Big Data
2 46 (90.20%) Hadoop
3 30 (58.82%) Apache Hive
4 18 (35.29%) Apache Cassandra
4 18 (35.29%) NoSQL
5 15 (29.41%) HBase
6 13 (25.49%) MongoDB
7 10 (19.61%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (17.65%) OrientDB
9 6 (11.76%) Impala
10 5 (9.80%) Sqoop
11 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
12 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (3.92%) RDBMS
13 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
14 1 (1.96%) HCatalog
14 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Subversion
1 1 (1.96%) Maven
General
1 15 (29.41%) Banking
2 11 (21.57%) Finance
3 3 (5.88%) Publishing
3 3 (5.88%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.92%) Retail
4 2 (3.92%) Legal
5 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.96%) Games
5 1 (1.96%) Law
5 1 (1.96%) Electronics
5 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.49%) Kafka
2 12 (23.53%) Akka
3 8 (15.69%) Cascading
4 5 (9.80%) Apache Avro
5 3 (5.88%) RESTful
6 2 (3.92%) OAuth
6 2 (3.92%) OAuth2
6 2 (3.92%) J2EE
7 1 (1.96%) EJB
7 1 (1.96%) JDBC
7 1 (1.96%) JSP
7 1 (1.96%) Servlets
7 1 (1.96%) XML
7 1 (1.96%) XSL
7 1 (1.96%) J2SE
7 1 (1.96%) XML Schema
7 1 (1.96%) JavaBeans
7 1 (1.96%) Java EE
7 1 (1.96%) GraphX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Open Source
2 3 (5.88%) Internet of Things
2 3 (5.88%) Machine to Machine
3 2 (3.92%) Visualisation
3 2 (3.92%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.96%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.96%) Social Media
4 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.96%) DTV
4 1 (1.96%) Replication
4 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.96%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.84%) Linux
2 3 (5.88%) UNIX
3 1 (1.96%) Windows
3 1 (1.96%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (49.02%) MapReduce
2 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (21.57%) Mentoring
4 9 (17.65%) OOP
5 8 (15.69%) OO
6 7 (13.73%) Data Modelling
7 6 (11.76%) ETL
8 4 (7.84%) TDD
8 4 (7.84%) Analytics
9 3 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (5.88%) BDD
9 3 (5.88%) Scrum
10 2 (3.92%) Information Management
10 2 (3.92%) Pair Programming
10 2 (3.92%) Data Management
10 2 (3.92%) Data Security
10 2 (3.92%) Multithreading
10 2 (3.92%) Complex Event Processing
10 2 (3.92%) Use Case
10 2 (3.92%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 30 (58.82%) Java
2 19 (37.25%) Scala
3 17 (33.33%) Python
4 10 (19.61%) SQL
5 3 (5.88%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.92%) Groovy
7 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.96%) Clojure
7 1 (1.96%) R
7 1 (1.96%) Perl
7 1 (1.96%) C++
7 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.96%) XPath
7 1 (1.96%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 17 (33.33%) HDFS
2 2 (3.92%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (1.96%) Apache Flume
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (19.61%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (3.92%) Oozie
3 1 (1.96%) Mesos
3 1 (1.96%) Ambari
Vendors
1 5 (9.80%) Oracle
2 3 (5.88%) Sybase
3 2 (3.92%) Teradata
4 1 (1.96%) Netezza
4 1 (1.96%) Splunk
4 1 (1.96%) Hortonworks
4 1 (1.96%) MapR
4 1 (1.96%) SAP
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