Period
to 19 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Big Data Analytics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Big Data Analytics over the 6 months to 19 April 2018 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 Analytics
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 242 222 225
Rank change year-on-year -20 +3 -
Contract jobs citing Big Data Analytics 12 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.17% 0.065% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.074% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 3
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.55% -
10th Percentile £513 £433 £525
90th Percentile £750 £598 £655
Central London median daily rate £563 £403 £550
% change year-on-year +39.75% -26.82% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Big Data Analytics is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,182 5,385 5,724
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 88.06% 87.29% 87.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,894 4,204 4,563
City of London median daily rate £513 £499 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.76% +5.00% +5.56%
10th Percentile £344 £313 £300
90th Percentile £700 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £465
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 44 63
City of London median hourly rate £19.38 £21.16 £21.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.41% -2.87% +8.90%
10th Percentile £11.81 £13.50 £12.30
90th Percentile £38.85 £42.01 £53.85
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £21.48
% change year-on-year -2.44% -4.55% +13.05%

Big Data Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Big Data Analytics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Big Data Analytics in the City of London

Big Data Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Big Data Analytics in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Big Data Analytics in the City of London

Big Data Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Big Data Analytics in the City of London over the 6 months to 19 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Big Data Analytics in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Big Data Analytics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Big Data Analytics.

1 12 (100.00%) Big Data
1 12 (100.00%) Data Analytics
1 12 (100.00%) Analytics
2 7 (58.33%) DevOps
2 7 (58.33%) Linux
2 7 (58.33%) Kubernetes
3 6 (50.00%) Apache Spark
3 6 (50.00%) Python
3 6 (50.00%) Hadoop
3 6 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (33.33%) Ansible
4 4 (33.33%) HDFS
4 4 (33.33%) CentOS
4 4 (33.33%) Ubuntu
4 4 (33.33%) Java
4 4 (33.33%) Algorithms
4 4 (33.33%) Terraform
4 4 (33.33%) Cloud Operations
5 3 (25.00%) Data Science
5 3 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (25.00%) DC/OS
5 3 (25.00%) Apache Kudu
5 3 (25.00%) Mesos
5 3 (25.00%) Microservices
5 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (25.00%) Finance
5 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (25.00%) High Availability

Big Data Analytics
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 6 (50.00%) Apache Spark
2 2 (16.67%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) Big Data
2 6 (50.00%) Hadoop
3 3 (25.00%) Apache Kudu
3 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (16.67%) BigQuery
4 2 (16.67%) Bigtable
4 2 (16.67%) HBase
4 2 (16.67%) Impala
4 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
5 1 (8.33%) Apache Hive
5 1 (8.33%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (8.33%) Data Lake
5 1 (8.33%) Data Mining
5 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (8.33%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Data Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Big Data Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Hadoop Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Java Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Python Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior DevOps
3 2 (16.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Azure Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Azure DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) CloudOps Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analytics Scientist
4 1 (8.33%) Data Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Data Scientist
4 1 (8.33%) Splunk Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Kafka
2 1 (8.33%) D3.js
2 1 (8.33%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (8.33%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Life Science
2 1 (8.33%) Public Cloud
2 1 (8.33%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) CentOS
2 4 (33.33%) Ubuntu
3 3 (25.00%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Analytics
1 12 (100.00%) Data Analytics
2 7 (58.33%) DevOps
3 4 (33.33%) Cloud Operations
4 3 (25.00%) Data Science
4 3 (25.00%) High Availability
4 3 (25.00%) Microservices
4 3 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (16.67%) Data Engineering
5 2 (16.67%) Parallel Processing
5 2 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (8.33%) A/B Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Actionable Insight
6 1 (8.33%) Collaborative Working
6 1 (8.33%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 1 (8.33%) Creative Thinking
6 1 (8.33%) Data Visualisation
6 1 (8.33%) Price Optimisation
6 1 (8.33%) Random Forest
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Python
2 4 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 2 (16.67%) Perl
5 1 (8.33%) C++
5 1 (8.33%) Julia
5 1 (8.33%) R
5 1 (8.33%) Scala
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (58.33%) Kubernetes
2 4 (33.33%) Ansible
2 4 (33.33%) Terraform
3 3 (25.00%) Mesos
4 1 (8.33%) Kibana
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Splunk