The median contractor rate for a Big Data Developer was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
UK / England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 426 535 581
Rank change year-on-year +109 +46  
Contract jobs requiring a Big Data Developer 165 88 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.38% 0.18% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.19% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 76 42
Median daily rate £550 £535 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.80% -2.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £666 £725 £589
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £428 £450
% change year-on-year -6.43% -5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40905 46317 48290
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.76% 95.03% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 26668 30607 30911
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1248 1357 1858
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Big Data Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Big Data Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Big Data Developer in England

Big Data Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Big Data Developer in England

Big Data Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Big Data Developer in England over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Big Data Developer in England

Big Data Developer
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 Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 26 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 +65 142 £563 - 21
South East +34 20 £400 -6.97% 4
North West - 2 £405 -
East Midlands - 1 £475 -
Big Data Developer
UK

Big Data Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Big Data Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Big Data Developer in the job title.

1 309 (100.00%) Big Data
2 261 (84.47%) Hadoop
3 217 (70.23%) Apache Spark
4 182 (58.90%) Java
5 156 (50.49%) Scala
6 120 (38.83%) Python
7 112 (36.25%) Agile Software Development
8 91 (29.45%) Apache Hive
9 81 (26.21%) Kafka
10 69 (22.33%) HBase
11 62 (20.06%) Banking
11 62 (20.06%) Finance
11 62 (20.06%) SQL
12 61 (19.74%) Apache Cassandra
13 59 (19.09%) TDD
14 53 (17.15%) ETL
15 49 (15.86%) Linux
15 49 (15.86%) Apache
16 48 (15.53%) HDFS
17 45 (14.56%) DevOps
17 45 (14.56%) Cloudera
18 44 (14.24%) Analytics
18 44 (14.24%) Scrum
19 38 (12.30%) Investment Banking
20 34 (11.00%) Impala
21 33 (10.68%) Akka
21 33 (10.68%) Microservices
22 32 (10.36%) Git (software)
23 31 (10.03%) Algorithms
24 30 (9.71%) MongoDB

Big Data Developer Skill Set
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
1 217 (70.23%) Apache Spark
2 49 (15.86%) Apache
3 27 (8.74%) Apache Pig
4 9 (2.91%) Confluence
5 8 (2.59%) Apache Solr
5 8 (2.59%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (1.29%) SAS
7 3 (0.97%) Jupyter
8 2 (0.65%) Apache Airflow
9 1 (0.32%) GemFire
9 1 (0.32%) JBoss
9 1 (0.32%) Jetty
9 1 (0.32%) Luigi
9 1 (0.32%) nginx
9 1 (0.32%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (0.65%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (6.80%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.94%) Amazon S3
3 5 (1.62%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (1.29%) Amazon EMR
4 4 (1.29%) GitHub
5 3 (0.97%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.32%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.97%) Kerberos
1 3 (0.97%) tcpdump
1 3 (0.97%) Wireshark
2 2 (0.65%) HTTP
2 2 (0.65%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.32%) ICMP
3 1 (0.32%) SSH
3 1 (0.32%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 309 (100.00%) Big Data
2 261 (84.47%) Hadoop
3 91 (29.45%) Apache Hive
4 69 (22.33%) HBase
5 61 (19.74%) Apache Cassandra
6 34 (11.00%) Impala
7 30 (9.71%) Data Warehouse
7 30 (9.71%) MongoDB
8 26 (8.41%) NoSQL
9 22 (7.12%) Sqoop
10 13 (4.21%) PostgreSQL
10 13 (4.21%) Relational Database
11 11 (3.56%) Data Lake
12 10 (3.24%) Amazon Redshift
12 10 (3.24%) SQL Server
13 9 (2.91%) RDBMS
14 7 (2.27%) Apache Zeppelin
14 7 (2.27%) MySQL
15 5 (1.62%) Data Mining
15 5 (1.62%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 32 (10.36%) Git (software)
2 29 (9.39%) JIRA
3 24 (7.77%) Jenkins
4 15 (4.85%) JUnit
5 12 (3.88%) Cucumber
5 12 (3.88%) Mockito
6 10 (3.24%) Maven
7 8 (2.59%) IntelliJ
8 7 (2.27%) Eclipse
9 5 (1.62%) Vagrant
10 4 (1.29%) WebDriver
11 3 (0.97%) Gradle
11 3 (0.97%) Subversion
12 2 (0.65%) Bitbucket
12 2 (0.65%) GitLab
12 2 (0.65%) TeamCity
13 1 (0.32%) JSUnit
13 1 (0.32%) Mocha
13 1 (0.32%) PHPUnit
13 1 (0.32%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 62 (20.06%) Banking
1 62 (20.06%) Finance
2 38 (12.30%) Investment Banking
3 23 (7.44%) Front Office
4 10 (3.24%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.59%) Marketing
6 3 (0.97%) Electronics
6 3 (0.97%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.97%) Games
6 3 (0.97%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.97%) Retail
7 1 (0.32%) French Language
7 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.32%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (26.21%) Kafka
2 33 (10.68%) Akka
3 28 (9.06%) REST
4 27 (8.74%) Spring
5 26 (8.41%) Spark Streaming
6 22 (7.12%) Web Services
7 17 (5.50%) HTML
8 14 (4.53%) RESTful
9 13 (4.21%) HTML5
10 11 (3.56%) CSS
10 11 (3.56%) Spring Boot
11 10 (3.24%) JSON
12 9 (2.91%) AngularJS
12 9 (2.91%) Apache Avro
12 9 (2.91%) Cascading
13 8 (2.59%) Apache Camel
13 8 (2.59%) CSS3
14 7 (2.27%) Apache Commons
15 6 (1.94%) RabbitMQ
16 5 (1.62%) Samza
Miscellaneous
1 31 (10.03%) Algorithms
2 19 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.53%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (3.24%) Market Risk
5 8 (2.59%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.27%) Data Structures
6 7 (2.27%) User Experience
7 6 (1.94%) Linux Command Line
8 5 (1.62%) Credit Risk
9 3 (0.97%) Equities
9 3 (0.97%) Fintech
9 3 (0.97%) N-Tier
9 3 (0.97%) Reference Data
9 3 (0.97%) Replication
10 2 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.65%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.32%) Cloud Native
11 1 (0.32%) Derivative
11 1 (0.32%) Semantic Web
11 1 (0.32%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 49 (15.86%) Linux
2 24 (7.77%) Unix
3 4 (1.29%) Ubuntu
4 3 (0.97%) Windows
5 1 (0.32%) CentOS
5 1 (0.32%) Debian
5 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (36.25%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (19.09%) TDD
3 53 (17.15%) ETL
4 45 (14.56%) DevOps
5 44 (14.24%) Analytics
5 44 (14.24%) Scrum
6 33 (10.68%) Microservices
7 30 (9.71%) BDD
8 25 (8.09%) MapReduce
9 24 (7.77%) Data Analytics
10 22 (7.12%) Open Source
10 22 (7.12%) Risk Management
11 21 (6.80%) Machine Learning
12 20 (6.47%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (5.83%) Software Engineering
14 17 (5.50%) Big Data Analytics
15 15 (4.85%) Business Intelligence
15 15 (4.85%) E-Commerce
16 14 (4.53%) OO
17 13 (4.21%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 182 (58.90%) Java
2 156 (50.49%) Scala
3 120 (38.83%) Python
4 62 (20.06%) SQL
5 25 (8.09%) R
6 15 (4.85%) C++
7 13 (4.21%) JavaScript
7 13 (4.21%) Shell Script
8 12 (3.88%) Bash Shell
9 5 (1.62%) Perl
9 5 (1.62%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.29%) Groovy
10 4 (1.29%) Ruby
11 3 (0.97%) Clojure
11 3 (0.97%) ES6
12 2 (0.65%) GraphQL
12 2 (0.65%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.65%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.32%) C
13 1 (0.32%) C#
Qualifications
1 20 (6.47%) Security Cleared
2 16 (5.18%) Degree
3 14 (4.53%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.59%) Numerate Degree
5 6 (1.94%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (1.62%) BC Cleared
6 5 (1.62%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.97%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.32%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.32%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.62%) QA
2 3 (0.97%) MiFID
3 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
System Software
1 48 (15.53%) HDFS
2 20 (6.47%) Apache Flume
3 16 (5.18%) Docker
4 12 (3.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 28 (9.06%) Hadoop YARN
2 22 (7.12%) Oozie
3 8 (2.59%) Ansible
4 5 (1.62%) Terraform
5 4 (1.29%) Grafana
5 4 (1.29%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.97%) Graphite
6 3 (0.97%) Mesos
7 2 (0.65%) Kibana
8 1 (0.32%) logstash
8 1 (0.32%) Puppet
8 1 (0.32%) Rundeck
8 1 (0.32%) SELinux
Vendors
1 45 (14.56%) Cloudera
2 21 (6.80%) Hortonworks
3 12 (3.88%) Oracle
4 6 (1.94%) SAP
4 6 (1.94%) Sybase
4 6 (1.94%) Tableau
5 5 (1.62%) Google
6 3 (0.97%) Cognos
6 3 (0.97%) Informatica
6 3 (0.97%) SaltStack
6 3 (0.97%) Vertica
7 2 (0.65%) Adobe
7 2 (0.65%) MapR
7 2 (0.65%) Microsoft
7 2 (0.65%) Perforce
8 1 (0.32%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.32%) Cadence
8 1 (0.32%) IBM
8 1 (0.32%) Teradata
8 1 (0.32%) TIBCO
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