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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data Developer
Rank 571 577 536
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -41
Contract jobs requiring a Big Data Developer 15 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.030% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.032% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 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 £400 £450 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £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
51554 49982 43833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.36% 92.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 31354 30067 25181
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £226 £238
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 2020 2056 2247
Average hourly rate £17.46 £17.50 £17.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.22% -1.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

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 1 April 2015.

Big Data Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Big Data Developer
Top 11 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 1 April 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 -10 14 £575 +9.52% 5
London +3 11 £575 +9.52% 3
City of London +18 2 £600 +14.28% 3
East Midlands - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
South East - 1 £600 -
Northampton - 1 - -
Slough - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
North West - - - - 1

Big Data Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 64 (100.00%) Big Data
2 58 (90.63%) Hadoop
3 43 (67.19%) Java
4 33 (51.56%) Apache Hive
5 29 (45.31%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (40.63%) Apache Spark
7 25 (39.06%) MapReduce
7 25 (39.06%) Apache Cassandra
7 25 (39.06%) NoSQL
7 25 (39.06%) Python
8 23 (35.94%) Scala
8 23 (35.94%) HBase
9 18 (28.13%) Apache Pig
9 18 (28.13%) HDFS
10 16 (25.00%) ETL
11 15 (23.44%) SQL
12 14 (21.88%) Data Warehouse
13 13 (20.31%) Banking
14 12 (18.75%) Akka
14 12 (18.75%) Mentoring
15 11 (17.19%) Kafka
15 11 (17.19%) MongoDB
16 10 (15.63%) Hadoop YARN
17 9 (14.06%) OrientDB
17 9 (14.06%) Finance
17 9 (14.06%) Data Modelling
17 9 (14.06%) UNIX
17 9 (14.06%) Linux
17 9 (14.06%) OOP
18 8 (12.50%) OO

Big Data Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 26 (40.63%) Apache Spark
2 18 (28.13%) Apache Pig
3 7 (10.94%) Apache
4 2 (3.13%) Node.js
4 2 (3.13%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.25%) Amazon EMR
2 4 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (4.69%) Amazon S3
3 3 (4.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (3.13%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.56%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (100.00%) Big Data
2 58 (90.63%) Hadoop
3 33 (51.56%) Apache Hive
4 25 (39.06%) Apache Cassandra
4 25 (39.06%) NoSQL
5 23 (35.94%) HBase
6 14 (21.88%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (17.19%) MongoDB
8 9 (14.06%) OrientDB
9 5 (7.81%) Sqoop
10 4 (6.25%) Relational Database
10 4 (6.25%) RDBMS
10 4 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (6.25%) SQL Server
11 3 (4.69%) Star Schema
11 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (4.69%) Impala
12 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (3.13%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 3 (4.69%) PyUnit
2 2 (3.13%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.56%) Maven
3 1 (1.56%) Subversion
General
1 13 (20.31%) Banking
2 9 (14.06%) Finance
3 4 (6.25%) Retail
3 4 (6.25%) Publishing
4 2 (3.13%) Marketing
4 2 (3.13%) Legal
4 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.56%) Law
5 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.56%) Games
5 1 (1.56%) Electronics
5 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.75%) Akka
2 11 (17.19%) Kafka
3 8 (12.50%) Cascading
4 7 (10.94%) Apache Avro
5 6 (9.38%) J2EE
6 4 (6.25%) JDBC
7 3 (4.69%) XML
7 3 (4.69%) J2SE
7 3 (4.69%) RESTful
8 2 (3.13%) OAuth2
8 2 (3.13%) JSON
8 2 (3.13%) OAuth
8 2 (3.13%) Web Services
9 1 (1.56%) JSP
9 1 (1.56%) Servlets
9 1 (1.56%) EJB
9 1 (1.56%) XSL
9 1 (1.56%) XML Schema
9 1 (1.56%) JavaBeans
9 1 (1.56%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) Open Source
1 5 (7.81%) Visualisation
1 5 (7.81%) Machine to Machine
2 3 (4.69%) Data Extraction
2 3 (4.69%) Social Media
2 3 (4.69%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.69%) Internet of Things
3 2 (3.13%) Private Cloud
3 2 (3.13%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.56%) Replication
4 1 (1.56%) DTV
4 1 (1.56%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (1.56%) Statistics
4 1 (1.56%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.56%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.06%) UNIX
1 9 (14.06%) Linux
2 2 (3.13%) Windows
3 1 (1.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (45.31%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (39.06%) MapReduce
3 16 (25.00%) ETL
4 12 (18.75%) Mentoring
5 9 (14.06%) Data Modelling
5 9 (14.06%) OOP
6 8 (12.50%) OO
6 8 (12.50%) Analytics
7 7 (10.94%) TDD
8 5 (7.81%) Big Data Analytics
9 4 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (6.25%) Scrum
10 3 (4.69%) Technical Architecture
11 2 (3.13%) DevOps
11 2 (3.13%) Microservices
11 2 (3.13%) Data Analytics
11 2 (3.13%) Multithreading
11 2 (3.13%) Use Case
11 2 (3.13%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 43 (67.19%) Java
2 25 (39.06%) Python
3 23 (35.94%) Scala
4 15 (23.44%) SQL
5 5 (7.81%) Perl
6 4 (6.25%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.69%) C++
7 3 (4.69%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.13%) R
8 2 (3.13%) Groovy
8 2 (3.13%) PHP
9 1 (1.56%) Clojure
9 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.56%) Haskell
9 1 (1.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (7.81%) Degree
2 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 18 (28.13%) HDFS
2 5 (7.81%) Apache Flume
2 5 (7.81%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (15.63%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (3.13%) Oozie
2 2 (3.13%) Mesos
3 1 (1.56%) Ambari
Vendors
1 6 (9.38%) Oracle
2 3 (4.69%) Sybase
2 3 (4.69%) Splunk
2 3 (4.69%) Tableau
3 2 (3.13%) Talend
3 2 (3.13%) Informatica
3 2 (3.13%) Ab Initio
3 2 (3.13%) Teradata
4 1 (1.56%) SAP
4 1 (1.56%) IBM
4 1 (1.56%) Netezza
4 1 (1.56%) MapR
4 1 (1.56%) Hortonworks
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