The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for Big Data skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Big Data
London / Canary Wharf
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 24 28
Rank change year-on-year +10 +4  
Contract jobs citing Big Data 10 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 8.85% 0.81% 0.58%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 32.26% 2.94% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Median daily rate £650 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £475
% change year-on-year -2.77% -5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £42.65 £16.00
% change year-on-year +17.23% +166.56%  

Big Data is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Canary Wharf
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 31 34 45
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 27.43% 27.42% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 24 31
Median daily rate £650 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +52.94% -10.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.14 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.04% +19.75%  

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Canary Wharf citing Big Data as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for Big Data in Canary Wharf

Big Data
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Big Data in Canary Wharf.

Contractor daily rate trend for Big Data in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Big Data also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Canary Wharf region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
1 11 (73.33%) HTML
2 10 (66.67%) AngularJS
3 9 (60.00%) Banking
3 9 (60.00%) HTML5
4 8 (53.33%) Front Office
4 8 (53.33%) Front End Development
5 6 (40.00%) Java
6 5 (33.33%) Finance
6 5 (33.33%) TDD
6 5 (33.33%) Investment Banking
6 5 (33.33%) TypeScript
7 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (20.00%) Market Risk
7 3 (20.00%) Cloudera
7 3 (20.00%) ETL
7 3 (20.00%) Oracle
7 3 (20.00%) Apache Spark
8 2 (13.33%) API Development
8 2 (13.33%) Credit Risk
8 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (13.33%) Budgeting and Forecasting
8 2 (13.33%) IT Strategy
8 2 (13.33%) Android Development
8 2 (13.33%) iOS Development
8 2 (13.33%) DevOps
8 2 (13.33%) Analytics
8 2 (13.33%) SAP
8 2 (13.33%) CSS
8 2 (13.33%) SOAP

Big Data
Co-occurring IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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 3 (20.00%) Apache Spark
2 2 (13.33%) JBoss
3 1 (6.67%) Apache
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Coherence
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (13.33%) Data Mining
1 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
1 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (6.67%) Hazelcast
2 1 (6.67%) Impala
General
1 9 (60.00%) Banking
2 8 (53.33%) Front Office
3 5 (33.33%) Finance
3 5 (33.33%) Investment Banking
4 2 (13.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 8 (53.33%) Angular Developer
2 8 (53.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 8 (53.33%) HTML Developer
2 8 (53.33%) JavaScript Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Functional Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Java Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Platform Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Apache Spark Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Designer
5 1 (6.67%) GUI Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Python Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) HTML
2 10 (66.67%) AngularJS
3 9 (60.00%) HTML5
4 2 (13.33%) .NET
4 2 (13.33%) CSS
4 2 (13.33%) JSON
4 2 (13.33%) REST
4 2 (13.33%) SOAP
4 2 (13.33%) Web Services
4 2 (13.33%) XML
5 1 (6.67%) J2EE
5 1 (6.67%) Spring
5 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Market Risk
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (13.33%) Credit Risk
2 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.67%) Fat Client
3 1 (6.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Android
1 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Front End Development
2 5 (33.33%) TDD
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) ETL
4 2 (13.33%) Analytics
4 2 (13.33%) Android Development
4 2 (13.33%) API Development
4 2 (13.33%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 2 (13.33%) Data Integration
4 2 (13.33%) DevOps
4 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (13.33%) Greeks
4 2 (13.33%) iOS Development
4 2 (13.33%) IT Strategy
4 2 (13.33%) Open Source
4 2 (13.33%) Refactoring
4 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) Stress Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
2 6 (40.00%) Java
3 5 (33.33%) TypeScript
4 2 (13.33%) Python
4 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Cloudera
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) SAP
2 2 (13.33%) Wallstreet Suite
3 1 (6.67%) Vertica