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 22 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 Analytics
UK / England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 522 580 583
Rank change year-on-year +58 +3  
Contract jobs citing Big Data Analytics 68 57 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.12% 0.076%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.14% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 34 33
Median daily rate £500 £550 £725
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -24.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £413 £485
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £890
UK excluding London median daily rate £371 £413 £800
% change year-on-year -10.00% -48.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 36460 41364 41331
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.71% 83.50% 80.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 23944 27759 26979
Median daily rate £450 £446 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.84% +7.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £593
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 956 965 1150
Median hourly rate £32.00 £27.25 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.43% +4.80%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

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 22 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 22 June 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 +34 48 £506 -13.82% 12
South East +15 11 £550 +33.33% 7
North West +26 3 £293 -55.00%
East of England -9 2 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £450 - 5
East Midlands - 1 - -
Big Data Analytics
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 128 (100.00%) Big Data
1 128 (100.00%) Data Analytics
1 128 (100.00%) Analytics
2 55 (42.97%) Hadoop
3 51 (39.84%) Python
4 48 (37.50%) Java
4 48 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (34.38%) Finance
6 41 (32.03%) Apache Spark
7 38 (29.69%) Linux
8 37 (28.91%) SQL
9 31 (24.22%) Unix
10 30 (23.44%) R
11 29 (22.66%) Apache Hive
12 26 (20.31%) Visualisation
13 24 (18.75%) Banking
14 23 (17.97%) Apache
15 21 (16.41%) Degree
16 17 (13.28%) Machine Learning
16 17 (13.28%) Analytical Skills
17 16 (12.50%) Oracle
18 15 (11.72%) Windows
18 15 (11.72%) Stakeholder Management
18 15 (11.72%) Data Visualisation
19 14 (10.94%) DevOps
19 14 (10.94%) Amazon AWS
19 14 (10.94%) Investment Banking
20 13 (10.16%) JavaScript
20 13 (10.16%) Google
20 13 (10.16%) Scala

Big Data Analytics
Co-occurring 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 41 (32.03%) Apache Spark
2 23 (17.97%) Apache
3 8 (6.25%) SAS
4 3 (2.34%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (1.56%) Confluence
5 2 (1.56%) nginx
6 1 (0.78%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.78%) CMS
6 1 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (5.47%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (2.34%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.56%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.94%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (8.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 4 (3.13%) SaaS
4 3 (2.34%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.78%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.78%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.78%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.69%) Network Security
2 2 (1.56%) SMS
2 2 (1.56%) SSH
3 1 (0.78%) Firewall
3 1 (0.78%) FTP
3 1 (0.78%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (100.00%) Big Data
2 55 (42.97%) Hadoop
3 29 (22.66%) Apache Hive
4 10 (7.81%) Apache Cassandra
4 10 (7.81%) NoSQL
5 9 (7.03%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (6.25%) Mahout
6 8 (6.25%) SQL Server
7 7 (5.47%) Apache Zeppelin
8 6 (4.69%) HBase
8 6 (4.69%) Sqoop
9 5 (3.91%) Relational Database
10 3 (2.34%) Data Lake
10 3 (2.34%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.56%) Data Mining
11 2 (1.56%) Impala
11 2 (1.56%) MongoDB
11 2 (1.56%) MySQL
12 1 (0.78%) BigQuery
12 1 (0.78%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 5 (3.91%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.13%) JIRA
3 2 (1.56%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.56%) Eclipse RCP
3 2 (1.56%) SoapUI
3 2 (1.56%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.78%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.78%) ERwin
4 1 (0.78%) FishEye
4 1 (0.78%) Grunt
4 1 (0.78%) gulp
4 1 (0.78%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.78%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.78%) PowerDesigner
4 1 (0.78%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.78%) Subversion
4 1 (0.78%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 44 (34.38%) Finance
2 24 (18.75%) Banking
3 14 (10.94%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.91%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.13%) Marketing
6 3 (2.34%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.34%) Legal
6 3 (2.34%) Military
6 3 (2.34%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.56%) Retail
8 1 (0.78%) Advertising
8 1 (0.78%) Front Office
8 1 (0.78%) Games
8 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (29.69%) Developer
2 31 (24.22%) Architect
3 17 (13.28%) Big Data Developer
4 16 (12.50%) Big Data Engineer
5 15 (11.72%) Data Engineer
6 14 (10.94%) Data Architect
6 14 (10.94%) Python Developer
7 12 (9.38%) Analyst
7 12 (9.38%) Big Data Architect
7 12 (9.38%) Consultant
8 8 (6.25%) Applications Consultant
8 8 (6.25%) Java Developer
8 8 (6.25%) Lead Architect
8 8 (6.25%) Security Consultant
9 7 (5.47%) AWS Engineer
9 7 (5.47%) Hadoop Developer
10 6 (4.69%) Hadoop Engineer
11 5 (3.91%) Linux Engineer
11 5 (3.91%) R Developer
11 5 (3.91%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.81%) CSS
1 10 (7.81%) HTML
1 10 (7.81%) Natural Language Processing
2 9 (7.03%) Django
2 9 (7.03%) Flask
2 9 (7.03%) Kafka
2 9 (7.03%) Middleware
3 8 (6.25%) MLlib
4 7 (5.47%) D3.js
4 7 (5.47%) HTML5
4 7 (5.47%) Regular Expression
5 6 (4.69%) .NET
5 6 (4.69%) CSS3
5 6 (4.69%) UIMA
6 4 (3.13%) Apache Drill
6 4 (3.13%) Node.js
7 3 (2.34%) J2EE
7 3 (2.34%) JFC
8 2 (1.56%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.28%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.38%) Management Information System
3 10 (7.81%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (7.03%) Data Centre
5 8 (6.25%) Algorithms
6 7 (5.47%) Computer Science
6 7 (5.47%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (5.47%) Linux Command Line
7 6 (4.69%) Cyberthreat
7 6 (4.69%) User Experience
8 4 (3.13%) Life Science
8 4 (3.13%) Virtual Team
9 3 (2.34%) Social Media
10 2 (1.56%) Clustering
10 2 (1.56%) Hedge funds
10 2 (1.56%) Internet of Things
10 2 (1.56%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.56%) Smart Meter
11 1 (0.78%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.78%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 38 (29.69%) Linux
2 31 (24.22%) Unix
3 15 (11.72%) Windows
4 7 (5.47%) Solaris
5 2 (1.56%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.78%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.78%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (100.00%) Analytics
1 128 (100.00%) Data Analytics
2 48 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (20.31%) Visualisation
4 17 (13.28%) Machine Learning
5 15 (11.72%) Data Visualisation
5 15 (11.72%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (10.94%) DevOps
7 12 (9.38%) Open Source
8 10 (7.81%) Cognitive Computing
9 9 (7.03%) Investment Management
9 9 (7.03%) Mathematics
9 9 (7.03%) Risk Management
9 9 (7.03%) SOA
10 8 (6.25%) Data Integration
10 8 (6.25%) Information Assurance
10 8 (6.25%) Information Security
10 8 (6.25%) MapReduce
10 8 (6.25%) Security Architecture
10 8 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 51 (39.84%) Python
2 48 (37.50%) Java
3 37 (28.91%) SQL
4 30 (23.44%) R
5 13 (10.16%) JavaScript
5 13 (10.16%) Scala
6 11 (8.59%) Bash Shell
7 9 (7.03%) PowerShell
8 8 (6.25%) C++
9 7 (5.47%) MATLAB
9 7 (5.47%) Shell Script
10 5 (3.91%) C#
11 4 (3.13%) SPARQL
12 2 (1.56%) Perl
13 1 (0.78%) Groovy
13 1 (0.78%) PHP
13 1 (0.78%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.78%) Ruby
13 1 (0.78%) VB
13 1 (0.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (16.41%) Degree
2 7 (5.47%) Numerate Degree
3 4 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (3.13%) DV Cleared
3 4 (3.13%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.56%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.47%) HDFS
2 4 (3.13%) Apache Flume
3 2 (1.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (1.56%) Docker
3 2 (1.56%) NFS
4 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (7.03%) Terraform
2 7 (5.47%) Kibana
2 7 (5.47%) Rsyslog
3 4 (3.13%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (1.56%) Ansible
4 2 (1.56%) ITRS Geneos
4 2 (1.56%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.56%) Puppet
5 1 (0.78%) Mesos
5 1 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.78%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 16 (12.50%) Oracle
2 13 (10.16%) Google
3 11 (8.59%) IBM
4 9 (7.03%) MapR
5 8 (6.25%) Splunk
6 5 (3.91%) Tableau
7 3 (2.34%) Informatica
8 2 (1.56%) Adobe
8 2 (1.56%) Hortonworks
8 2 (1.56%) Perforce
8 2 (1.56%) Sybase
8 2 (1.56%) Talend
8 2 (1.56%) Teradata
9 1 (0.78%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.78%) Cognos
9 1 (0.78%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.78%) Nimble Storage
9 1 (0.78%) SnapLogic
9 1 (0.78%) Zend
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