Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 714 776 814
Rank change year-on-year +62 +38 -1
Contract jobs citing Big Data Analytics 117 97 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.099% 0.049%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.12% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 60 30
England median daily rate £525 £460 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.07% -16.32% +7.32%
10th Percentile £413 £350 £412
90th Percentile £665 £725 £816
UK median daily rate £525 £460 £550
% change year-on-year +14.07% -16.32% +7.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
England median hourly rate £33.16 £42.75 £48.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.44% -11.40% -
10th Percentile £31.45 £42.33 £46.63
90th Percentile £34.66 £42.98 £49.68
UK median hourly rate £33.16 £42.75 £48.25
% change year-on-year -22.44% -11.40% -

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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 79501 82625 86049
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.69% 84.18% 81.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 53476 55123 56736
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £288 £265 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1856 2135 2506
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.41 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.68% +8.49% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.38 £11.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%

Big Data Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +1 70 £550 -6.38% 6
South East +33 24 £525 +29.23% 3
North of England - 18 £450 - 1
Yorkshire - 13 £450 - 1
North West - 5 £421 -
East of England -33 3 - - 1
West Midlands +37 2 £350 - 2
Midlands +24 2 £350 -17.65% 2
Big Data Analytics
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 117 (100.00%) Big Data
1 117 (100.00%) Data Analytics
1 117 (100.00%) Analytics
2 69 (58.97%) Hadoop
3 58 (49.57%) Apache Spark
4 51 (43.59%) Linux
5 48 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (40.17%) Python
7 35 (29.91%) Java
7 35 (29.91%) Apache Hive
8 31 (26.50%) HBase
8 31 (26.50%) Kafka
9 28 (23.93%) Amazon AWS
10 26 (22.22%) SQL
10 26 (22.22%) Unix
11 25 (21.37%) DevOps
12 24 (20.51%) Impala
12 24 (20.51%) MapReduce
13 23 (19.66%) Sqoop
13 23 (19.66%) Open Source
14 22 (18.80%) Apache Flume
14 22 (18.80%) R
15 21 (17.95%) Machine Learning
15 21 (17.95%) Banking
15 21 (17.95%) Finance
16 20 (17.09%) Continuous Integration
17 19 (16.24%) Git (software)
17 19 (16.24%) Apache
18 18 (15.38%) ETL
18 18 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery

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 58 (49.57%) Apache Spark
2 19 (16.24%) Apache
3 12 (10.26%) SAS
4 10 (8.55%) OpenStack
5 3 (2.56%) Apache Pig
6 2 (1.71%) GeoServer
6 2 (1.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.85%) CMS
7 1 (0.85%) JBoss
Applications
1 8 (6.84%) SPSS
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 28 (23.93%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (11.97%) GitHub
3 11 (9.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 6 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (3.42%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (3.42%) IBM Cloud
6 3 (2.56%) Amazon EMR
6 3 (2.56%) Amazon Kinesis
6 3 (2.56%) Amazon S3
6 3 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (2.56%) IaaS
6 3 (2.56%) PaaS
7 2 (1.71%) Azure Data Factory
7 2 (1.71%) Bluemix
7 2 (1.71%) SaaS
7 2 (1.71%) Serverless
7 2 (1.71%) SoftLayer
8 1 (0.85%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.68%) LAN
1 16 (13.68%) WAN
2 14 (11.97%) VPN
3 4 (3.42%) Firewall
3 4 (3.42%) SAN
4 3 (2.56%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.71%) Internet
5 2 (1.71%) LDAP
5 2 (1.71%) NAS
6 1 (0.85%) 4G
6 1 (0.85%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.85%) LTE
6 1 (0.85%) Network Security
6 1 (0.85%) OpenFlow
6 1 (0.85%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.85%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (100.00%) Big Data
2 69 (58.97%) Hadoop
3 35 (29.91%) Apache Hive
4 31 (26.50%) HBase
5 24 (20.51%) Impala
6 23 (19.66%) Sqoop
7 9 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (7.69%) MongoDB
8 8 (6.84%) Mahout
9 6 (5.13%) BigQuery
9 6 (5.13%) Data Lake
9 6 (5.13%) Neo4j
9 6 (5.13%) NoSQL
9 6 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (4.27%) SQL Server
11 4 (3.42%) Amazon Redshift
11 4 (3.42%) Cloudera CDH
11 4 (3.42%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 3 (2.56%) Amazon QuickSight
12 3 (2.56%) Bigtable
Development Applications
1 19 (16.24%) Git (software)
2 11 (9.40%) JIRA
3 3 (2.56%) ProC
3 3 (2.56%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (1.71%) Mocha
5 1 (0.85%) SoapUI
General
1 21 (17.95%) Banking
1 21 (17.95%) Finance
2 8 (6.84%) French Language
2 8 (6.84%) Retail
3 7 (5.98%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.42%) Electronics
4 4 (3.42%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.42%) Marketing
5 2 (1.71%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.71%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.85%) Automotive
6 1 (0.85%) Front Office
6 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (25.64%) Architect
2 22 (18.80%) Big Data Engineer
2 22 (18.80%) Data Engineer
3 15 (12.82%) DevOps Engineer
4 13 (11.11%) Data Architect
4 13 (11.11%) Developer
5 12 (10.26%) Big Data Architect
5 12 (10.26%) Consultant
6 9 (7.69%) Analyst
6 9 (7.69%) Hadoop Engineer
6 9 (7.69%) Lead Architect
7 8 (6.84%) Presales Consultant
8 6 (5.13%) Big Data Solutions Architect
8 6 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (4.27%) Administrator
9 5 (4.27%) Cloud Architect
9 5 (4.27%) Junior
9 5 (4.27%) Python Developer
10 4 (3.42%) Business Analyst
10 4 (3.42%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (26.50%) Kafka
2 15 (12.82%) Sensu
3 14 (11.97%) Spark Streaming
4 12 (10.26%) HTML
5 11 (9.40%) CSS
5 11 (9.40%) Natural Language Processing
6 9 (7.69%) jQuery
7 8 (6.84%) MLlib
8 7 (5.98%) Django
8 7 (5.98%) NumPy
9 5 (4.27%) AngularJS
9 5 (4.27%) LESS
9 5 (4.27%) Node.js
10 4 (3.42%) CSS3
10 4 (3.42%) HTML5
10 4 (3.42%) Spring
10 4 (3.42%) Web Services
11 3 (2.56%) Apache Avro
11 3 (2.56%) Middleware
11 3 (2.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.55%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.84%) Management Information System
2 8 (6.84%) Robotics
3 7 (5.98%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.71%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.71%) CMDB
4 2 (1.71%) Device Driver
4 2 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.71%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (1.71%) User Experience
5 1 (0.85%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (0.85%) Fintech
5 1 (0.85%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.85%) Internet of Things
5 1 (0.85%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.85%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.85%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 51 (43.59%) Linux
2 26 (22.22%) Unix
3 7 (5.98%) Windows
4 4 (3.42%) CentOS
4 4 (3.42%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.71%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (100.00%) Analytics
1 117 (100.00%) Data Analytics
2 48 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (21.37%) DevOps
4 24 (20.51%) MapReduce
5 23 (19.66%) Open Source
6 21 (17.95%) Machine Learning
7 20 (17.09%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
8 18 (15.38%) ETL
9 16 (13.68%) Information Security
10 15 (12.82%) Configuration Management
11 12 (10.26%) Data Management
12 11 (9.40%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (9.40%) Presales
13 10 (8.55%) Data Analysis
13 10 (8.55%) Data Architecture
13 10 (8.55%) TDD
13 10 (8.55%) Use Case
13 10 (8.55%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 47 (40.17%) Python
2 35 (29.91%) Java
3 26 (22.22%) SQL
4 22 (18.80%) R
5 17 (14.53%) Shell Script
6 16 (13.68%) Scala
7 14 (11.97%) JavaScript
8 8 (6.84%) MATLAB
8 8 (6.84%) SPARQL
9 4 (3.42%) C
9 4 (3.42%) C++
10 2 (1.71%) ActionScript
10 2 (1.71%) ActionScript 2.0
10 2 (1.71%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.71%) ES6
10 2 (1.71%) Perl
10 2 (1.71%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.71%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.85%) Clojure
11 1 (0.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (12.82%) Security Cleared
2 13 (11.11%) Degree
2 13 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.13%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.71%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.71%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.55%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.56%) GCP
3 2 (1.71%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.71%) RosettaNet
3 2 (1.71%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (18.80%) Apache Flume
2 11 (9.40%) HDFS
3 3 (2.56%) Docker
4 2 (1.71%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.71%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.71%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (13.68%) Ansible
2 15 (12.82%) Terraform
3 13 (11.11%) Prometheus
4 6 (5.13%) Kubernetes
5 3 (2.56%) Oozie
5 3 (2.56%) Rsyslog
6 2 (1.71%) Nagios
7 1 (0.85%) Amdocs OSS
7 1 (0.85%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.85%) Mesos
7 1 (0.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (12.82%) Google
2 13 (11.11%) IBM
3 6 (5.13%) Oracle
3 6 (5.13%) SAP
3 6 (5.13%) Tableau
4 5 (4.27%) Blue Prism
4 5 (4.27%) Splunk
5 4 (3.42%) Cloudera
5 4 (3.42%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.56%) Talend
7 2 (1.71%) Ab Initio
7 2 (1.71%) AppDynamics
7 2 (1.71%) Hortonworks
7 2 (1.71%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (1.71%) Riverbed
7 2 (1.71%) SolarWinds
7 2 (1.71%) VMware
8 1 (0.85%) Amdocs
8 1 (0.85%) Cramer
8 1 (0.85%) Nokia