The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Big Data skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 23 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
England / London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 94 140
Rank change year-on-year +34 +46  
Contract jobs citing Big Data 805 549 394
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 3.89% 2.54% 1.68%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.36% 11.12% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 611 416 302
Median daily rate £550 £550 £550
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £425 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £450 £475
% change year-on-year -3.88% -5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - £16.00

Big Data is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 4922 4937 5577
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 23.80% 22.82% 23.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3577 3645 3918
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £335 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.22% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 21 51
Median hourly rate £24.66 £35.00 £27.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.54% +25.98%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.33 £16.75 £15.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.43 £100.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.35 £26.00
% change year-on-year +25.19% +16.74%  

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Big Data as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for Big Data in London

Big Data
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Big Data in London

Big Data
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Big Data in London over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Big Data in London

Big Data
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Big Data in London

Big Data
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 within the London region over the 3 months to 23 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 +42 139 £575 +9.52% 58
Croydon +6 12 £525 - 4
Canary Wharf +9 9 £650 -
Hayes - 4 £450 -
Westminster +8 3 £625 +66.66%
Heathrow +7 2 £463 -17.77%
Feltham +2 2 - -
Paddington - 2 £375 -
Brentford - 1 £575 -
Docklands, London - 1 £650 -
Moorgate - 1 £550 -
Big Data
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Big Data 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 London region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 918 (57.13%) Hadoop
2 650 (40.45%) Java
3 629 (39.14%) Apache Spark
4 560 (34.85%) Agile Software Development
5 555 (34.54%) Python
6 433 (26.94%) Analytics
7 406 (25.26%) Finance
8 387 (24.08%) Scala
9 384 (23.90%) SQL
10 343 (21.34%) Apache Hive
11 317 (19.73%) Banking
12 293 (18.23%) DevOps
13 279 (17.36%) Linux
14 256 (15.93%) Kafka
15 222 (13.81%) TDD
16 220 (13.69%) HBase
17 216 (13.44%) NoSQL
18 214 (13.32%) ETL
19 210 (13.07%) Amazon AWS
20 189 (11.76%) Machine Learning
21 188 (11.70%) Scrum
22 184 (11.45%) Apache Cassandra
23 180 (11.20%) Business Intelligence
24 174 (10.83%) R
25 167 (10.39%) MongoDB
26 166 (10.33%) Data Analytics
27 163 (10.14%) Data Warehouse
28 156 (9.71%) JavaScript
29 155 (9.65%) Data Modelling
29 155 (9.65%) Analytical Skills

Big Data
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
1 629 (39.14%) Apache Spark
2 142 (8.84%) Apache
3 111 (6.91%) Apache Pig
4 75 (4.67%) SAS
5 64 (3.98%) Elasticsearch
6 47 (2.92%) Confluence
7 35 (2.18%) Apache Solr
8 14 (0.87%) JBoss
8 14 (0.87%) OpenStack
9 10 (0.62%) Tomcat
10 9 (0.56%) WebSphere
11 8 (0.50%) Jupyter
11 8 (0.50%) Oracle Coherence
12 6 (0.37%) Apache Airflow
12 6 (0.37%) Facebook Platform
13 5 (0.31%) Cloud Foundry
13 5 (0.31%) CMS
13 5 (0.31%) MS Exchange
13 5 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 4 (0.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (1.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (1.18%) SPSS
3 10 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.50%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (0.50%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.37%) Stata
6 3 (0.19%) GNU Octave
7 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.12%) S-PLUS
7 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.12%) Weka
8 1 (0.062%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 11 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.19%) NetSuite
2 3 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.12%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 2 (0.12%) Eagle PACE
3 2 (0.12%) HFM
4 1 (0.062%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.062%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.062%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.062%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.062%) Hyperion Enterprise
4 1 (0.062%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.062%) Loan IQ
4 1 (0.062%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.062%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.062%) RMDS
4 1 (0.062%) SessionCam
4 1 (0.062%) Social Studio
4 1 (0.062%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.062%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 210 (13.07%) Amazon AWS
2 65 (4.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (2.24%) Amazon S3
4 35 (2.18%) Amazon EMR
5 30 (1.87%) Google Cloud Platform
5 30 (1.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 29 (1.80%) Amazon EC2
7 28 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
8 24 (1.49%) GitHub
8 24 (1.49%) PaaS
9 21 (1.31%) SaaS
10 13 (0.81%) Google Analytics
11 11 (0.68%) IaaS
12 10 (0.62%) AWS Lambda
13 9 (0.56%) Azure Data Factory
14 8 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
14 8 (0.50%) IBM Cloud
14 8 (0.50%) Office 365
15 6 (0.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 6 (0.37%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 33 (2.05%) Kerberos
2 24 (1.49%) HTTP
2 24 (1.49%) LDAP
3 13 (0.81%) Firewall
4 10 (0.62%) DNS
4 10 (0.62%) Network Security
5 9 (0.56%) FTP
5 9 (0.56%) TCP/IP
6 8 (0.50%) Internet
7 6 (0.37%) SSL
8 5 (0.31%) FIX Connectivity
8 5 (0.31%) NAS
8 5 (0.31%) SAN
8 5 (0.31%) WAN
9 4 (0.25%) IPsec
9 4 (0.25%) LAN
9 4 (0.25%) Skype
9 4 (0.25%) VPN
10 3 (0.19%) DMZ
10 3 (0.19%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 918 (57.13%) Hadoop
2 343 (21.34%) Apache Hive
3 220 (13.69%) HBase
4 216 (13.44%) NoSQL
5 184 (11.45%) Apache Cassandra
6 167 (10.39%) MongoDB
7 163 (10.14%) Data Warehouse
8 117 (7.28%) SQL Server
9 106 (6.60%) Relational Database
10 59 (3.67%) Impala
11 58 (3.61%) PostgreSQL
12 56 (3.48%) Sqoop
13 54 (3.36%) QlikView
14 53 (3.30%) RDBMS
15 50 (3.11%) MySQL
16 46 (2.86%) Data Lake
17 43 (2.68%) Data Mining
18 40 (2.49%) Neo4j
19 34 (2.12%) Amazon Redshift
19 34 (2.12%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 144 (8.96%) Git (software)
2 136 (8.46%) Jenkins
3 135 (8.40%) JIRA
4 67 (4.17%) Maven
5 35 (2.18%) Cucumber
6 34 (2.12%) Mockito
7 32 (1.99%) Vagrant
8 31 (1.93%) Gradle
8 31 (1.93%) JUnit
9 26 (1.62%) NUnit
10 23 (1.43%) Talend Open Studio
11 19 (1.18%) Selenium
11 19 (1.18%) TeamCity
12 18 (1.12%) IntelliJ
12 18 (1.12%) Subversion
13 17 (1.06%) GitLab
14 16 (1.00%) gulp
15 14 (0.87%) Bitbucket
15 14 (0.87%) Eclipse
15 14 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 406 (25.26%) Finance
2 317 (19.73%) Banking
3 138 (8.59%) Investment Banking
4 89 (5.54%) Front Office
5 79 (4.92%) Marketing
6 52 (3.24%) Retail
7 33 (2.05%) Telecoms
8 23 (1.43%) Legal
9 17 (1.06%) Advertising
10 16 (1.00%) Financial Institution
11 12 (0.75%) Games
12 11 (0.68%) Electronics
12 11 (0.68%) Manufacturing
13 9 (0.56%) Retail Banking
14 8 (0.50%) Publishing
15 7 (0.44%) Back Office
16 6 (0.37%) Corporate Banking
16 6 (0.37%) Law
17 5 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
18 3 (0.19%) French Language
Job Titles
1 644 (40.07%) Developer
2 266 (16.55%) Big Data Developer
3 223 (13.88%) Java Developer
4 216 (13.44%) Data Engineer
5 206 (12.82%) Architect
6 194 (12.07%) Big Data Engineer
7 133 (8.28%) Analyst
8 122 (7.59%) Data Architect
9 108 (6.72%) Scala Developer
10 101 (6.29%) Hadoop Developer
11 94 (5.85%) DevOps Engineer
12 85 (5.29%) Senior Developer
13 83 (5.16%) Hadoop Engineer
14 82 (5.10%) Python Developer
15 75 (4.67%) Data Scientist
16 72 (4.48%) Big Data Architect
17 71 (4.42%) Consultant
18 65 (4.04%) Data Analyst
19 62 (3.86%) AWS DevOps
20 59 (3.67%) Apache Spark Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 256 (15.93%) Kafka
2 128 (7.97%) HTML
3 119 (7.41%) Spring
4 104 (6.47%) AngularJS
5 99 (6.16%) HTML5
6 96 (5.97%) REST
7 87 (5.41%) CSS
8 77 (4.79%) .NET
9 76 (4.73%) Web Services
10 71 (4.42%) JSON
11 65 (4.04%) RESTful
12 52 (3.24%) Akka
13 49 (3.05%) D3.js
14 48 (2.99%) Node.js
15 44 (2.74%) Spring Boot
16 38 (2.36%) React
17 36 (2.24%) CSS3
18 35 (2.18%) XML
19 33 (2.05%) J2EE
20 32 (1.99%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 155 (9.65%) Analytical Skills
2 125 (7.78%) Algorithms
3 73 (4.54%) Greenfield Project
4 69 (4.29%) Computer Science
5 49 (3.05%) Market Risk
6 46 (2.86%) User Experience
7 45 (2.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 40 (2.49%) Data Structures
9 39 (2.43%) Fintech
10 33 (2.05%) Equities
11 31 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
12 29 (1.80%) Credit Risk
13 28 (1.74%) Reference Data
14 26 (1.62%) Derivative
15 24 (1.49%) Linux Command Line
15 24 (1.49%) Management Information System
16 19 (1.18%) Data Centre
17 18 (1.12%) Client/Server
18 13 (0.81%) Fixed Income
18 13 (0.81%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 279 (17.36%) Linux
2 151 (9.40%) Unix
3 55 (3.42%) Windows
4 30 (1.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (1.31%) CentOS
6 17 (1.06%) Solaris
7 9 (0.56%) Ubuntu
8 8 (0.50%) Windows Server
9 5 (0.31%) AIX
9 5 (0.31%) Windows Vista
10 4 (0.25%) Android
10 4 (0.25%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.12%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.062%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.062%) Fedora
12 1 (0.062%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.062%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.062%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.062%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 560 (34.85%) Agile Software Development
2 433 (26.94%) Analytics
3 293 (18.23%) DevOps
4 222 (13.81%) TDD
5 214 (13.32%) ETL
6 189 (11.76%) Machine Learning
7 188 (11.70%) Scrum
8 180 (11.20%) Business Intelligence
9 166 (10.33%) Data Analytics
10 155 (9.65%) Data Modelling
11 135 (8.40%) Open Source
12 125 (7.78%) Microservices
13 122 (7.59%) MapReduce
14 120 (7.47%) Visualisation
15 109 (6.78%) BDD
16 107 (6.66%) Continuous Integration
17 98 (6.10%) E-Commerce
18 94 (5.85%) Data Architecture
19 89 (5.54%) Stakeholder Management
20 88 (5.48%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 650 (40.45%) Java
2 555 (34.54%) Python
3 387 (24.08%) Scala
4 384 (23.90%) SQL
5 174 (10.83%) R
6 156 (9.71%) JavaScript
7 95 (5.91%) Bash Shell
8 91 (5.66%) C#
9 69 (4.29%) Shell Script
10 51 (3.17%) C++
11 45 (2.80%) Perl
12 44 (2.74%) Ruby
13 33 (2.05%) TypeScript
14 25 (1.56%) PowerShell
15 23 (1.43%) MATLAB
15 23 (1.43%) T-SQL
16 18 (1.12%) PL/SQL
17 15 (0.93%) Groovy
18 14 (0.87%) C
18 14 (0.87%) Go
Qualifications
1 103 (6.41%) Degree
2 95 (5.91%) Security Cleared
3 73 (4.54%) SC Cleared
4 26 (1.62%) PhD
5 22 (1.37%) Computer Science Degree
5 22 (1.37%) DV Cleared
6 13 (0.81%) Master's Degree
7 12 (0.75%) Numerate Degree
8 10 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
9 6 (0.37%) CCNA
9 6 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (0.37%) PMP
10 5 (0.31%) BC Cleared
10 5 (0.31%) CCSP
10 5 (0.31%) ISTQB
10 5 (0.31%) MCITP
10 5 (0.31%) MCSE
10 5 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.31%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (4.48%) QA
2 69 (4.29%) Data Quality
3 22 (1.37%) MiFID
4 5 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
4 5 (0.31%) EMIR
5 4 (0.25%) IFRS
5 4 (0.25%) PMO
5 4 (0.25%) SLA
6 3 (0.19%) IFRS 9
6 3 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.12%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.062%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.062%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 147 (9.15%) HDFS
2 126 (7.84%) Docker
3 63 (3.92%) Apache Flume
4 40 (2.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 22 (1.37%) Active Directory
6 20 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
8 13 (0.81%) vCloud
9 8 (0.50%) Hyper-V
9 8 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (0.31%) NFS
11 2 (0.12%) vSphere
11 2 (0.12%) Xen
12 1 (0.062%) Cronacle
12 1 (0.062%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 104 (6.47%) Ansible
2 101 (6.29%) Puppet
3 78 (4.85%) Hadoop YARN
4 67 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
5 64 (3.98%) Terraform
6 51 (3.17%) Kubernetes
7 50 (3.11%) Oozie
8 16 (1.00%) Mesos
9 14 (0.87%) Kibana
10 13 (0.81%) OpenAM
11 9 (0.56%) Ambari
11 9 (0.56%) Nagios
11 9 (0.56%) OpenIDM
11 9 (0.56%) Rancher
12 8 (0.50%) SCCM
12 8 (0.50%) SCOM
13 7 (0.44%) Packer
13 7 (0.44%) Rsyslog
14 6 (0.37%) logstash
15 5 (0.31%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 144 (8.96%) Cloudera
2 141 (8.77%) Oracle
3 101 (6.29%) Tableau
4 95 (5.91%) Hortonworks
5 68 (4.23%) Microsoft
6 54 (3.36%) Google
7 51 (3.17%) Splunk
8 45 (2.80%) Informatica
9 42 (2.61%) SAP
10 38 (2.36%) Teradata
11 35 (2.18%) Red Hat
12 32 (1.99%) IBM
13 29 (1.80%) VMware
14 26 (1.62%) MapR
15 23 (1.43%) Talend
16 20 (1.24%) TIBCO
17 18 (1.12%) Sybase
18 16 (1.00%) Ab Initio
19 15 (0.93%) Nuix
20 12 (0.75%) HP
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