The median contractor rate for a Big Data Developer was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 29 March 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 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 284 334 389
Rank change year-on-year +50 +55  
Contract jobs requiring a Big Data Developer 125 105 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.64% 0.47% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.49% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 77 15
Median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £400 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £726 £650 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £470 £463
% change year-on-year +6.38% +1.62%  
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 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 18549 21328 20201
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.82% 95.03% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 13193 15310 13939
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 285 368
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.41% -10.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.57 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Big Data Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 March 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 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
City of London -2 20 £625 +25.00% 6
Croydon - 1 £400 -
Thornton Heath - 1 £525 -
Big Data Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 238 (100.00%) Big Data
2 195 (81.93%) Hadoop
3 168 (70.59%) Apache Spark
4 147 (61.76%) Java
5 103 (43.28%) Scala
6 94 (39.50%) Agile Software Development
7 85 (35.71%) Python
8 68 (28.57%) Kafka
9 65 (27.31%) Apache Hive
10 51 (21.43%) TDD
11 47 (19.75%) Finance
11 47 (19.75%) HBase
12 45 (18.91%) Banking
13 43 (18.07%) Microservices
14 41 (17.23%) ETL
15 39 (16.39%) Apache Cassandra
16 37 (15.55%) DevOps
17 35 (14.71%) BDD
17 35 (14.71%) Analytics
18 34 (14.29%) SQL
19 33 (13.87%) Linux
19 33 (13.87%) HDFS
20 28 (11.76%) Apache
21 26 (10.92%) R
22 24 (10.08%) Apache Pig
22 24 (10.08%) Data Warehouse
22 24 (10.08%) Investment Banking
22 24 (10.08%) Scrum
23 23 (9.66%) JIRA
24 22 (9.24%) Hortonworks

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
1 168 (70.59%) Apache Spark
2 28 (11.76%) Apache
3 24 (10.08%) Apache Pig
4 10 (4.20%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (3.78%) Confluence
6 6 (2.52%) Apache Solr
7 3 (1.26%) SAS
8 1 (0.42%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.42%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.42%) GemFire
8 1 (0.42%) JBoss
8 1 (0.42%) Jupyter
Business Applications
1 2 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.46%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.68%) Amazon S3
2 4 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.26%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.84%) Amazon Kinesis
4 2 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.84%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.42%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.42%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.26%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.42%) HTTP
2 1 (0.42%) SSL
2 1 (0.42%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 238 (100.00%) Big Data
2 195 (81.93%) Hadoop
3 65 (27.31%) Apache Hive
4 47 (19.75%) HBase
5 39 (16.39%) Apache Cassandra
6 24 (10.08%) Data Warehouse
7 22 (9.24%) NoSQL
8 19 (7.98%) PostgreSQL
9 18 (7.56%) SQL Server
10 17 (7.14%) MongoDB
11 14 (5.88%) Relational Database
11 14 (5.88%) Sqoop
12 12 (5.04%) Amazon Redshift
13 9 (3.78%) Impala
14 7 (2.94%) Apache Zeppelin
14 7 (2.94%) QlikView
15 6 (2.52%) SAP HANA
16 5 (2.10%) BusinessObjects
16 5 (2.10%) Cloudera CDH
17 4 (1.68%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (9.66%) JIRA
2 17 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 14 (5.88%) Cucumber
4 9 (3.78%) IntelliJ
4 9 (3.78%) Jenkins
5 7 (2.94%) JUnit
6 6 (2.52%) Talend Open Studio
7 5 (2.10%) Vagrant
8 3 (1.26%) Maven
9 2 (0.84%) Ant
9 2 (0.84%) Mockito
9 2 (0.84%) Subversion
10 1 (0.42%) Apache Continuum
10 1 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.42%) Gradle
10 1 (0.42%) JSUnit
10 1 (0.42%) PHPUnit
10 1 (0.42%) Selenium
10 1 (0.42%) WebDriver
General
1 47 (19.75%) Finance
2 45 (18.91%) Banking
3 24 (10.08%) Investment Banking
4 12 (5.04%) Front Office
5 5 (2.10%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.68%) Marketing
6 4 (1.68%) Retail
7 3 (1.26%) Back Office
8 2 (0.84%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.84%) Publishing
9 1 (0.42%) French Language
9 1 (0.42%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (28.57%) Kafka
2 22 (9.24%) HTML
3 21 (8.82%) REST
4 20 (8.40%) Akka
5 19 (7.98%) HTML5
6 18 (7.56%) AngularJS
7 17 (7.14%) Spark Streaming
8 16 (6.72%) Spring
9 13 (5.46%) Web Services
10 12 (5.04%) CSS
11 11 (4.62%) CSS3
12 10 (4.20%) Apache Camel
12 10 (4.20%) Spring Boot
13 6 (2.52%) Node.js
14 5 (2.10%) JSON
14 5 (2.10%) RESTful
15 4 (1.68%) Hibernate
16 3 (1.26%) Dropwizard
16 3 (1.26%) Java EE
16 3 (1.26%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.14%) Algorithms
2 16 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.52%) Replication
4 5 (2.10%) Data Structures
5 4 (1.68%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (0.84%) Credit Risk
6 2 (0.84%) Hedge funds
6 2 (0.84%) Linked Data
6 2 (0.84%) User Experience
7 1 (0.42%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.42%) Derivative
7 1 (0.42%) Equities
7 1 (0.42%) Fintech
7 1 (0.42%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.42%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.42%) Minimum Viable Product
7 1 (0.42%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.42%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 33 (13.87%) Linux
2 11 (4.62%) Unix
3 1 (0.42%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (39.50%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (21.43%) TDD
3 43 (18.07%) Microservices
4 41 (17.23%) ETL
5 37 (15.55%) DevOps
6 35 (14.71%) Analytics
6 35 (14.71%) BDD
7 24 (10.08%) Scrum
8 19 (7.98%) Data Analytics
9 18 (7.56%) Risk Management
10 15 (6.30%) Big Data Analytics
11 14 (5.88%) Functional Programming
11 14 (5.88%) MapReduce
12 13 (5.46%) Machine Learning
13 12 (5.04%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (4.62%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (4.62%) Data Integration
15 10 (4.20%) Kanban
15 10 (4.20%) Open Source
16 8 (3.36%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 147 (61.76%) Java
2 103 (43.28%) Scala
3 85 (35.71%) Python
4 34 (14.29%) SQL
5 26 (10.92%) R
6 14 (5.88%) JavaScript
7 9 (3.78%) C++
7 9 (3.78%) Shell Script
8 5 (2.10%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.84%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.84%) C
9 2 (0.84%) C#
9 2 (0.84%) Perl
9 2 (0.84%) SPARQL
10 1 (0.42%) ECMAScript
10 1 (0.42%) HiveQL
10 1 (0.42%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.42%) Pig Latin
10 1 (0.42%) Ruby
10 1 (0.42%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (6.72%) Security Cleared
2 11 (4.62%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.78%) BPSS Clearance
3 9 (3.78%) Degree
4 8 (3.36%) BC Cleared
4 8 (3.36%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.52%) QA
2 1 (0.42%) Data Quality
System Software
1 33 (13.87%) HDFS
2 20 (8.40%) Docker
3 14 (5.88%) Apache Flume
4 6 (2.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 22 (9.24%) Hadoop YARN
2 14 (5.88%) Oozie
3 11 (4.62%) Ansible
4 4 (1.68%) Ambari
5 2 (0.84%) Puppet
6 1 (0.42%) Mesos
6 1 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (9.24%) Hortonworks
2 19 (7.98%) Cloudera
3 12 (5.04%) Oracle
4 8 (3.36%) Tableau
4 8 (3.36%) Teradata
5 6 (2.52%) Cognos
5 6 (2.52%) Informatica
5 6 (2.52%) SAP
5 6 (2.52%) Talend
5 6 (2.52%) Vertica
6 3 (1.26%) Google
7 2 (0.84%) IBM
7 2 (0.84%) MapR
7 2 (0.84%) Perforce
7 2 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.84%) Sybase
8 1 (0.42%) Alteryx
8 1 (0.42%) GoldenSource
8 1 (0.42%) Jaspersoft
8 1 (0.42%) Xamarin
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