Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 237 230 233
Rank change year-on-year -7 +3 +53
Contract jobs citing Big Data Analytics 15 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.21% 0.049% 0.058%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.055% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 1
City of London median daily rate £538 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% -9.09% +37.50%
10th Percentile £513 £425 £525
90th Percentile £634 £595 £575
Central London median daily rate £550 £380 £550
% change year-on-year +44.74% -30.91% +29.41%
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 6,260 5,420 5,954
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.80% 87.84% 85.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,005 4,314 4,739
City of London median daily rate £505 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.32% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £334 £313 £288
90th Percentile £688 £669 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 49 55
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.75 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.88% -5.68% +15.82%
10th Percentile £11.67 £13.70 £12.50
90th Percentile £31.35 £55.00 £53.10
Central London median hourly rate £20.50 £19.00 £21.68
% change year-on-year +7.89% -12.37% +21.30%

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 23 January 2018.

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Big Data Analytics 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 City of London region with a requirement for Big Data Analytics.

1 15 (100.00%) Big Data
1 15 (100.00%) Data Analytics
1 15 (100.00%) Analytics
2 11 (73.33%) Linux
3 8 (53.33%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (46.67%) Hadoop
4 7 (46.67%) Ansible
4 7 (46.67%) DevOps
4 7 (46.67%) Apache Spark
4 7 (46.67%) Kubernetes
5 6 (40.00%) Terraform
5 6 (40.00%) Cloud Operations
5 6 (40.00%) CentOS
5 6 (40.00%) Ubuntu
5 6 (40.00%) Java
6 5 (33.33%) HBase
6 5 (33.33%) HDFS
6 5 (33.33%) Kafka
7 4 (26.67%) Python
7 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (20.00%) Data Management
8 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
8 3 (20.00%) Service Management
8 3 (20.00%) SQL
8 3 (20.00%) Oracle
8 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 3 (20.00%) Unix
8 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis

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 7 (46.67%) Apache Spark
2 2 (13.33%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 8 (53.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) Big Data
2 7 (46.67%) Hadoop
3 5 (33.33%) HBase
4 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (20.00%) MongoDB
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (20.00%) Sqoop
6 2 (13.33%) BigQuery
6 2 (13.33%) Bigtable
6 2 (13.33%) Impala
6 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
7 1 (6.67%) Apache Hive
7 1 (6.67%) Apache Kudu
7 1 (6.67%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 1 (6.67%) Data Lake
7 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
7 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (6.67%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Big Data Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) CloudOps Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Data Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Hadoop Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Hadoop Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Java Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Azure Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Cloud Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analytics Scientist
4 1 (6.67%) Data Scientist
4 1 (6.67%) Junior
4 1 (6.67%) Junior DevOps
4 1 (6.67%) Senior DevOps
4 1 (6.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) Kafka
2 1 (6.67%) D3.js
2 1 (6.67%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Life Science
2 1 (6.67%) Public Cloud
2 1 (6.67%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) CentOS
2 6 (40.00%) Ubuntu
3 3 (20.00%) Unix
4 1 (6.67%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Analytics
1 15 (100.00%) Data Analytics
2 7 (46.67%) DevOps
3 6 (40.00%) Cloud Operations
4 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (20.00%) Data Management
5 3 (20.00%) MapReduce
5 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) Service Management
5 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (13.33%) Data Engineering
6 2 (13.33%) High Availability
6 2 (13.33%) Parallel Processing
6 2 (13.33%) Virtual Environments
7 1 (6.67%) Actionable Insight
7 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (6.67%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) Python
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.67%) C++
4 1 (6.67%) Julia
4 1 (6.67%) Perl
4 1 (6.67%) R
4 1 (6.67%) Scala
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) HDFS
2 3 (20.00%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) Ansible
1 7 (46.67%) Kubernetes
2 6 (40.00%) Terraform
3 1 (6.67%) Mesos
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle