The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Big Data Analytics
UK / England
Rank 524 590 591
Rank change year-on-year +66 +1  
Contract jobs citing Big Data Analytics 59 27 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.055% 0.025%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.067% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 10 8
Median daily rate £525 £513 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.43% -2.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £409 £473
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £655 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £488 £350
% change year-on-year -28.20% +39.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £19.61 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £19.61 £34.50
% change year-on-year - -43.15%  

Big Data Analytics is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 34806 40518 38294
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 83.27% 82.93% 80.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 23035 26911 24118
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 869 1000 1121
Median hourly rate £35.75 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.66% +36.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Big Data Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Big Data Analytics as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Big Data Analytics in England

Big Data Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Big Data Analytics in England

Big Data Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Big Data Analytics in England over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Big Data Analytics in England

Big Data Analytics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Big Data Analytics in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Big Data Analytics in England

Big Data Analytics
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data Analytics within the England region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +56 39 £550 - 6
South East +25 8 £700 +53.42% 4
East of England +2 8 £350 -
East Midlands - 3 £450 - 1
South West -2 1 £350 -26.31%
Big Data Analytics
UK

Big Data Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 England region with a requirement for Big Data Analytics.

1 104 (100.00%) Big Data
1 104 (100.00%) Data Analytics
1 104 (100.00%) Analytics
2 45 (43.27%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (41.35%) Hadoop
4 38 (36.54%) Java
5 35 (33.65%) Python
6 26 (25.00%) SQL
7 22 (21.15%) Visualisation
7 22 (21.15%) Apache Spark
8 20 (19.23%) Apache Hive
8 20 (19.23%) Finance
9 19 (18.27%) Linux
10 17 (16.35%) Open Source
10 17 (16.35%) Degree
10 17 (16.35%) SOA
11 16 (15.38%) Apache
12 15 (14.42%) Marketing
12 15 (14.42%) Digital Marketing
13 14 (13.46%) R
13 14 (13.46%) Scala
13 14 (13.46%) JavaScript
13 14 (13.46%) DevOps
14 13 (12.50%) HTML
14 13 (12.50%) Middleware
15 12 (11.54%) Banking
15 12 (11.54%) Kafka
16 11 (10.58%) NoSQL
16 11 (10.58%) Data Visualisation
16 11 (10.58%) HTML5

Big Data Analytics
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 22 (21.15%) Apache Spark
2 16 (15.38%) Apache
3 8 (7.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 5 (4.81%) Apache Pig
5 3 (2.88%) SAS
6 2 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.96%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.96%) Confluence
7 1 (0.96%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.96%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (7.69%) Adobe Campaign
2 3 (2.88%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.81%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (4.81%) SaaS
2 4 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.88%) GitHub
4 2 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.92%) IaaS
4 2 (1.92%) PaaS
5 1 (0.96%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.69%) SMS
2 6 (5.77%) Network Security
3 1 (0.96%) Firewall
3 1 (0.96%) HTTP
3 1 (0.96%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.96%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (100.00%) Big Data
2 43 (41.35%) Hadoop
3 20 (19.23%) Apache Hive
4 11 (10.58%) NoSQL
5 10 (9.62%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (8.65%) Relational Database
7 8 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (5.77%) Apache Zeppelin
8 6 (5.77%) HBase
8 6 (5.77%) MongoDB
9 4 (3.85%) Couchbase
9 4 (3.85%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 4 (3.85%) SQL Server
9 4 (3.85%) Sqoop
10 3 (2.88%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.92%) Data Lake
12 1 (0.96%) Cognos Report Studio
12 1 (0.96%) Impala
12 1 (0.96%) Power BI
12 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (4.81%) Git (software)
1 5 (4.81%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.85%) JIRA
3 1 (0.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.96%) FishEye
3 1 (0.96%) Gradle
3 1 (0.96%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.96%) Subversion
3 1 (0.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (19.23%) Finance
2 15 (14.42%) Marketing
3 12 (11.54%) Banking
4 8 (7.69%) Legal
5 6 (5.77%) Retail
6 4 (3.85%) Investment Banking
6 4 (3.85%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.88%) Games
7 3 (2.88%) Military
7 3 (2.88%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.92%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.96%) Electronics
9 1 (0.96%) German Language
9 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (33.65%) Developer
2 30 (28.85%) Architect
3 19 (18.27%) Data Architect
4 18 (17.31%) Big Data Architect
5 15 (14.42%) Big Data Developer
6 14 (13.46%) Python Developer
7 11 (10.58%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (9.62%) Consultant
8 10 (9.62%) Digital Architect
9 9 (8.65%) Applications Consultant
9 9 (8.65%) Big Data Engineer
9 9 (8.65%) Data Engineer
9 9 (8.65%) Digital Marketing Architect
9 9 (8.65%) Security Consultant
10 7 (6.73%) Digital Solutions Architect
10 7 (6.73%) Hadoop Developer
10 7 (6.73%) IT Architect
11 6 (5.77%) Analyst
11 6 (5.77%) Java Developer
12 5 (4.81%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.50%) HTML
1 13 (12.50%) Middleware
2 12 (11.54%) Kafka
3 11 (10.58%) CSS
3 11 (10.58%) HTML5
4 9 (8.65%) .NET
4 9 (8.65%) Django
4 9 (8.65%) Flask
4 9 (8.65%) J2EE
5 7 (6.73%) D3.js
6 6 (5.77%) CSS3
7 4 (3.85%) Apache Drill
7 4 (3.85%) Node.js
8 3 (2.88%) JFC
9 2 (1.92%) AngularJS
9 2 (1.92%) jQuery
9 2 (1.92%) Sass
10 1 (0.96%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.96%) Ext JS
10 1 (0.96%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.58%) Management Information System
2 9 (8.65%) Social Media
2 9 (8.65%) Virtual Team
3 8 (7.69%) Algorithms
3 8 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.69%) Data Centre
4 7 (6.73%) Cyberthreat
5 6 (5.77%) User Experience
6 5 (4.81%) Computer Science
7 4 (3.85%) Life Science
8 2 (1.92%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.92%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.92%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.96%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (0.96%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.96%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.96%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.96%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 19 (18.27%) Linux
2 11 (10.58%) Unix
3 5 (4.81%) Solaris
4 4 (3.85%) AIX
4 4 (3.85%) HPUX
5 1 (0.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (100.00%) Analytics
1 104 (100.00%) Data Analytics
2 45 (43.27%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (21.15%) Visualisation
4 17 (16.35%) Open Source
4 17 (16.35%) SOA
5 15 (14.42%) Digital Marketing
6 14 (13.46%) DevOps
7 11 (10.58%) Data Visualisation
7 11 (10.58%) Enterprise Architecture
7 11 (10.58%) TOGAF
8 10 (9.62%) Information Security
8 10 (9.62%) Risk Management
8 10 (9.62%) Technical Architecture
9 9 (8.65%) Database Security
9 9 (8.65%) Information Assurance
9 9 (8.65%) MapReduce
9 9 (8.65%) Mathematics
9 9 (8.65%) Security Architecture
9 9 (8.65%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 38 (36.54%) Java
2 35 (33.65%) Python
3 26 (25.00%) SQL
4 14 (13.46%) JavaScript
4 14 (13.46%) R
4 14 (13.46%) Scala
5 10 (9.62%) C++
6 9 (8.65%) Shell Script
7 6 (5.77%) Bash Shell
8 5 (4.81%) C#
9 4 (3.85%) Perl
10 1 (0.96%) ECMAScript
10 1 (0.96%) Groovy
10 1 (0.96%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.96%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.96%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 17 (16.35%) Degree
2 6 (5.77%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.85%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.88%) PhD
5 2 (1.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.88%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.77%) HDFS
2 4 (3.85%) Apache Flume
3 2 (1.92%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 6 (5.77%) Kibana
2 4 (3.85%) Hadoop YARN
2 4 (3.85%) Puppet
3 1 (0.96%) Oozie
3 1 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.96%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 8 (7.69%) Adobe
2 7 (6.73%) Hortonworks
2 7 (6.73%) MapR
3 6 (5.77%) Oracle
3 6 (5.77%) Splunk
4 5 (4.81%) IBM
5 4 (3.85%) Cloudera
6 3 (2.88%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.92%) Perforce
7 2 (1.92%) SAP
7 2 (1.92%) Sybase
7 2 (1.92%) Tableau
8 1 (0.96%) ArcSight
8 1 (0.96%) Cognos
8 1 (0.96%) Datameer
8 1 (0.96%) FireEye
8 1 (0.96%) Intel Security
8 1 (0.96%) Teradata
London
UBS
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Towcester, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton
Venturi
Rate: £475 - £500 per day + £90pd expenses
Posted: 7 days ago