The median contractor rate for a Big Data Developer was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 29 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
England > London
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 285 361 400
Rank change year-on-year +76 +39  
Contract jobs requiring a Big Data Developer 143 71 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.69% 0.33% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.34% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 65 29
London median daily rate £575 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
10th Percentile £438 £440 £455
90th Percentile £700 £840 £625
England median daily rate £550 £545 £550
% change year-on-year +0.91% -0.90%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England 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 London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19728 20608 22170
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.90% 95.25% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 49226 53698 57849
London median daily rate £500 £463 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +5.71%  
10th Percentile £306 £283 £263
90th Percentile £650 £640 £631
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 773 758 1434
London median hourly rate £19.82 £17.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.66% -6.57%  
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.18 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £44.95 £52.17
England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  

Big Data Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Big Data Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Big Data Developer in London

Big Data Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Big Data Developer in London

Big Data Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Big Data Developer in London over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Big Data Developer in London

Big Data Developer
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 29 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
City of London +19 33 £625 +8.69% 6
Croydon - 3 £644 -
Big Data Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 London region featuring Big Data Developer in the job title.

1 268 (100.00%) Big Data
2 227 (84.70%) Hadoop
3 193 (72.01%) Apache Spark
4 162 (60.45%) Java
5 140 (52.24%) Scala
6 95 (35.45%) Python
7 89 (33.21%) Agile Software Development
8 70 (26.12%) Apache Hive
9 69 (25.75%) Kafka
10 60 (22.39%) HBase
11 59 (22.01%) Banking
12 56 (20.90%) TDD
13 55 (20.52%) SQL
14 54 (20.15%) Finance
15 49 (18.28%) Apache Cassandra
16 46 (17.16%) ETL
17 45 (16.79%) Apache
18 41 (15.30%) HDFS
19 39 (14.55%) Scrum
19 39 (14.55%) Analytics
20 38 (14.18%) Linux
20 38 (14.18%) DevOps
21 37 (13.81%) Investment Banking
22 34 (12.69%) Microservices
23 30 (11.19%) Algorithms
23 30 (11.19%) Cloudera
23 30 (11.19%) BDD
24 29 (10.82%) Akka
25 28 (10.45%) JIRA
26 26 (9.70%) Git (software)

Big Data Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 193 (72.01%) Apache Spark
2 45 (16.79%) Apache
3 16 (5.97%) Apache Pig
4 11 (4.10%) Apache Solr
5 9 (3.36%) Confluence
6 6 (2.24%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (1.49%) SAS
8 2 (0.75%) Apache Airflow
9 1 (0.37%) GemFire
9 1 (0.37%) Jetty
9 1 (0.37%) Luigi
9 1 (0.37%) nginx
9 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.97%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.87%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (1.12%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (1.12%) Amazon Kinesis
3 3 (1.12%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.75%) GitHub
5 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.37%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.24%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.37%) HTTP
2 1 (0.37%) SSL
2 1 (0.37%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 268 (100.00%) Big Data
2 227 (84.70%) Hadoop
3 70 (26.12%) Apache Hive
4 60 (22.39%) HBase
5 49 (18.28%) Apache Cassandra
6 26 (9.70%) Data Warehouse
7 19 (7.09%) Impala
8 16 (5.97%) MongoDB
9 15 (5.60%) NoSQL
10 13 (4.85%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (3.73%) Relational Database
11 10 (3.73%) Sqoop
12 9 (3.36%) Amazon Redshift
13 8 (2.99%) RDBMS
14 7 (2.61%) Apache Zeppelin
14 7 (2.61%) MySQL
14 7 (2.61%) SQL Server
15 5 (1.87%) Data Lake
16 4 (1.49%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
16 4 (1.49%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 28 (10.45%) JIRA
2 26 (9.70%) Git (software)
3 19 (7.09%) Jenkins
4 15 (5.60%) JUnit
5 13 (4.85%) Cucumber
6 12 (4.48%) Mockito
7 9 (3.36%) Maven
8 7 (2.61%) Eclipse
8 7 (2.61%) IntelliJ
9 5 (1.87%) Vagrant
10 4 (1.49%) WebDriver
11 3 (1.12%) Subversion
12 2 (0.75%) GitLab
12 2 (0.75%) TeamCity
13 1 (0.37%) gulp
13 1 (0.37%) JBehave
13 1 (0.37%) JSUnit
13 1 (0.37%) Mocha
13 1 (0.37%) Talend Open Studio
13 1 (0.37%) webpack
General
1 59 (22.01%) Banking
2 54 (20.15%) Finance
3 37 (13.81%) Investment Banking
4 22 (8.21%) Front Office
5 10 (3.73%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.24%) Marketing
7 3 (1.12%) Electronics
7 3 (1.12%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.12%) Games
7 3 (1.12%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.12%) Retail
8 1 (0.37%) French Language
8 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.37%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (25.75%) Kafka
2 29 (10.82%) Akka
3 25 (9.33%) Spring
4 22 (8.21%) REST
5 21 (7.84%) Web Services
6 19 (7.09%) Spark Streaming
7 14 (5.22%) RESTful
8 12 (4.48%) HTML
8 12 (4.48%) Spring Boot
9 11 (4.10%) HTML5
10 9 (3.36%) Cascading
11 8 (2.99%) AngularJS
11 8 (2.99%) Apache Camel
12 7 (2.61%) Apache Commons
13 6 (2.24%) CSS
13 6 (2.24%) CSS3
13 6 (2.24%) Drools
14 5 (1.87%) Samza
15 4 (1.49%) JSON
15 4 (1.49%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.19%) Algorithms
2 15 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.48%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (3.73%) Market Risk
5 7 (2.61%) Data Structures
5 7 (2.61%) User Experience
6 6 (2.24%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.87%) Credit Risk
8 4 (1.49%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (1.12%) Equities
9 3 (1.12%) Fintech
9 3 (1.12%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.12%) Reference Data
10 2 (0.75%) Derivative
10 2 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.75%) Replication
11 1 (0.37%) Linked Data
11 1 (0.37%) Minimum Viable Product
11 1 (0.37%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 38 (14.18%) Linux
2 21 (7.84%) Unix
3 3 (1.12%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (33.21%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (20.90%) TDD
3 46 (17.16%) ETL
4 39 (14.55%) Analytics
4 39 (14.55%) Scrum
5 38 (14.18%) DevOps
6 34 (12.69%) Microservices
7 30 (11.19%) BDD
8 24 (8.96%) Data Analytics
9 21 (7.84%) Risk Management
10 17 (6.34%) Big Data Analytics
10 17 (6.34%) Open Source
11 15 (5.60%) E-Commerce
11 15 (5.60%) MapReduce
11 15 (5.60%) Software Engineering
12 13 (4.85%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (4.85%) Machine Learning
12 13 (4.85%) OO
13 12 (4.48%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (4.10%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 162 (60.45%) Java
2 140 (52.24%) Scala
3 95 (35.45%) Python
4 55 (20.52%) SQL
5 22 (8.21%) R
6 12 (4.48%) C++
7 11 (4.10%) Bash Shell
8 8 (2.99%) JavaScript
8 8 (2.99%) Shell Script
9 5 (1.87%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.49%) Groovy
11 3 (1.12%) Clojure
12 2 (0.75%) GraphQL
12 2 (0.75%) Ruby
12 2 (0.75%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.37%) C
13 1 (0.37%) C#
13 1 (0.37%) ES6
13 1 (0.37%) HiveQL
13 1 (0.37%) Pig Latin
Qualifications
1 20 (7.46%) Security Cleared
2 15 (5.60%) SC Cleared
3 13 (4.85%) Degree
4 8 (2.99%) Numerate Degree
5 5 (1.87%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (1.49%) BC Cleared
6 4 (1.49%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.12%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.37%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.24%) QA
2 3 (1.12%) MiFID
3 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
System Software
1 41 (15.30%) HDFS
2 14 (5.22%) Apache Flume
2 14 (5.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 14 (5.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (6.72%) Hadoop YARN
2 17 (6.34%) Oozie
3 10 (3.73%) Ansible
4 7 (2.61%) Terraform
5 5 (1.87%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.37%) Puppet
6 1 (0.37%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 30 (11.19%) Cloudera
2 22 (8.21%) Hortonworks
3 10 (3.73%) Oracle
4 6 (2.24%) Sybase
5 5 (1.87%) Google
5 5 (1.87%) SAP
5 5 (1.87%) Tableau
6 3 (1.12%) Informatica
6 3 (1.12%) SaltStack
7 2 (0.75%) Cognos
7 2 (0.75%) MapR
7 2 (0.75%) Perforce
7 2 (0.75%) Vertica
8 1 (0.37%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.37%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.37%) Cadence
8 1 (0.37%) IBM
8 1 (0.37%) Reuters
8 1 (0.37%) Talend
8 1 (0.37%) Teradata
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