The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 3 months to 28 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 Analytics
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 539 596 605
Rank change year-on-year +57 +9  
Contract jobs citing Big Data Analytics 71 55 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.10% 0.073%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.12% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 31 36
Median daily rate £500 £550 £688
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £406 £454
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £725 £894
UK excluding London median daily rate £293 £413 £800
% change year-on-year -29.09% -48.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 -

Big Data Analytics is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 39769 44877 44538
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.43% 83.33% 80.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 99202 112242 99576
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £284 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3122 2959 3052
Median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.07% +1.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £50.78 £51.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Big Data Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Big Data Analytics in the UK

Big Data Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Big Data Analytics in the UK

Big Data Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Big Data Analytics over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Big Data Analytics in the UK

Big Data Analytics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Big Data Analytics in the UK

Big Data Analytics
Top 9 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 28 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
England +51 69 £500 -9.09% 27
London +33 49 £500 -13.04% 14
UK excluding London +30 20 £293 -29.09% 15
South East +20 10 £550 +33.33% 5
North of England - 5 £293 - 7
East of England -7 2 - - 1
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 with a requirement for Big Data Analytics.

1 131 (100.00%) Big Data
1 131 (100.00%) Data Analytics
1 131 (100.00%) Analytics
2 57 (43.51%) Hadoop
3 54 (41.22%) Java
4 53 (40.46%) Python
5 48 (36.64%) Finance
5 48 (36.64%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (32.82%) Apache Spark
7 39 (29.77%) Linux
7 39 (29.77%) SQL
8 34 (25.95%) Unix
9 31 (23.66%) Apache Hive
10 30 (22.90%) R
11 27 (20.61%) Visualisation
12 25 (19.08%) Apache
13 23 (17.56%) Degree
14 22 (16.79%) Banking
15 20 (15.27%) Analytical Skills
16 18 (13.74%) Windows
17 17 (12.98%) Oracle
17 17 (12.98%) Machine Learning
18 16 (12.21%) Amazon AWS
19 15 (11.45%) Scala
19 15 (11.45%) Data Visualisation
19 15 (11.45%) Stakeholder Management
20 14 (10.69%) DevOps
20 14 (10.69%) JavaScript
20 14 (10.69%) Bash Shell
20 14 (10.69%) Investment Banking

Big Data Analytics
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 43 (32.82%) Apache Spark
2 25 (19.08%) Apache
3 8 (6.11%) SAS
4 4 (3.05%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (1.53%) Confluence
5 2 (1.53%) nginx
6 1 (0.76%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.76%) CMS
6 1 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (5.34%) SPSS
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.29%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.53%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 16 (12.21%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (8.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 4 (3.05%) SaaS
4 3 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.53%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.53%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.53%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.76%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.58%) Network Security
2 2 (1.53%) SMS
2 2 (1.53%) SSH
3 1 (0.76%) Firewall
3 1 (0.76%) FTP
3 1 (0.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (100.00%) Big Data
2 57 (43.51%) Hadoop
3 31 (23.66%) Apache Hive
4 11 (8.40%) Apache Cassandra
5 10 (7.63%) NoSQL
6 9 (6.87%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (6.11%) Mahout
7 8 (6.11%) SQL Server
8 7 (5.34%) Apache Zeppelin
8 7 (5.34%) HBase
9 6 (4.58%) Sqoop
10 5 (3.82%) Relational Database
11 4 (3.05%) MongoDB
12 3 (2.29%) Data Lake
12 3 (2.29%) Impala
12 3 (2.29%) RDBMS
13 2 (1.53%) Data Mining
13 2 (1.53%) MariaDB
13 2 (1.53%) MySQL
14 1 (0.76%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 5 (3.82%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.05%) JIRA
3 2 (1.53%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.53%) Eclipse RCP
3 2 (1.53%) SoapUI
3 2 (1.53%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.76%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.76%) ERwin
4 1 (0.76%) FishEye
4 1 (0.76%) Grunt
4 1 (0.76%) gulp
4 1 (0.76%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.76%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.76%) PowerDesigner
4 1 (0.76%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.76%) Subversion
4 1 (0.76%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 48 (36.64%) Finance
2 22 (16.79%) Banking
3 14 (10.69%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.82%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.05%) Marketing
6 3 (2.29%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.29%) Law
6 3 (2.29%) Legal
6 3 (2.29%) Military
7 2 (1.53%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.53%) Retail
8 1 (0.76%) Advertising
8 1 (0.76%) Front Office
8 1 (0.76%) Games
8 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 37 (28.24%) Developer
2 32 (24.43%) Architect
3 17 (12.98%) Big Data Developer
4 16 (12.21%) Big Data Engineer
5 15 (11.45%) Data Architect
5 15 (11.45%) Data Engineer
6 13 (9.92%) Big Data Architect
7 12 (9.16%) Consultant
7 12 (9.16%) Python Developer
8 11 (8.40%) Analyst
9 8 (6.11%) Java Developer
9 8 (6.11%) Lead Architect
10 7 (5.34%) Applications Consultant
10 7 (5.34%) AWS Engineer
10 7 (5.34%) Hadoop Developer
10 7 (5.34%) Security Consultant
11 6 (4.58%) Hadoop Engineer
12 5 (3.82%) Linux Engineer
12 5 (3.82%) R Developer
12 5 (3.82%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.63%) CSS
1 10 (7.63%) HTML
1 10 (7.63%) Kafka
1 10 (7.63%) Natural Language Processing
2 9 (6.87%) .NET
3 8 (6.11%) Middleware
3 8 (6.11%) MLlib
4 7 (5.34%) D3.js
4 7 (5.34%) Django
4 7 (5.34%) Flask
4 7 (5.34%) HTML5
4 7 (5.34%) Regular Expression
5 6 (4.58%) CSS3
5 6 (4.58%) UIMA
6 4 (3.05%) Apache Drill
6 4 (3.05%) Node.js
7 3 (2.29%) J2EE
7 3 (2.29%) JFC
7 3 (2.29%) Spring
8 2 (1.53%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.27%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.40%) Data Centre
2 11 (8.40%) Management Information System
3 10 (7.63%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (7.63%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (7.63%) Linux Command Line
4 8 (6.11%) Algorithms
5 6 (4.58%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.58%) Cyberthreat
5 6 (4.58%) User Experience
6 4 (3.05%) Virtual Team
7 3 (2.29%) Life Science
7 3 (2.29%) Social Media
8 2 (1.53%) Clustering
8 2 (1.53%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.53%) Internet of Things
8 2 (1.53%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.53%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.76%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (0.76%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 39 (29.77%) Linux
2 34 (25.95%) Unix
3 18 (13.74%) Windows
4 7 (5.34%) Solaris
5 2 (1.53%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.76%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (100.00%) Analytics
1 131 (100.00%) Data Analytics
2 48 (36.64%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (20.61%) Visualisation
4 17 (12.98%) Machine Learning
5 15 (11.45%) Data Visualisation
5 15 (11.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (10.69%) DevOps
7 12 (9.16%) Open Source
8 10 (7.63%) Cognitive Computing
8 10 (7.63%) Programme Delivery
9 9 (6.87%) Investment Management
9 9 (6.87%) MapReduce
9 9 (6.87%) Mathematics
9 9 (6.87%) SOA
10 8 (6.11%) Data Integration
10 8 (6.11%) Information Retrieval
10 8 (6.11%) Risk Management
11 7 (5.34%) Cybersecurity
11 7 (5.34%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 54 (41.22%) Java
2 53 (40.46%) Python
3 39 (29.77%) SQL
4 30 (22.90%) R
5 15 (11.45%) Scala
6 14 (10.69%) Bash Shell
6 14 (10.69%) JavaScript
7 9 (6.87%) PowerShell
8 8 (6.11%) C++
9 7 (5.34%) MATLAB
9 7 (5.34%) Shell Script
10 5 (3.82%) C#
11 4 (3.05%) SPARQL
12 2 (1.53%) Perl
13 1 (0.76%) Groovy
13 1 (0.76%) PHP
13 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.76%) Ruby
13 1 (0.76%) VB
13 1 (0.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (17.56%) Degree
2 7 (5.34%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (5.34%) Numerate Degree
3 4 (3.05%) DV Cleared
3 4 (3.05%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.29%) CEH
4 3 (2.29%) CISSP
5 2 (1.53%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.53%) QA
2 1 (0.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (5.34%) HDFS
2 5 (3.82%) Apache Flume
3 3 (2.29%) Docker
4 2 (1.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (1.53%) NFS
5 1 (0.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (7.63%) Terraform
2 7 (5.34%) Kibana
2 7 (5.34%) Rsyslog
3 4 (3.05%) Hadoop YARN
4 3 (2.29%) Ansible
4 3 (2.29%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.53%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (1.53%) Puppet
6 1 (0.76%) Mesos
6 1 (0.76%) Oozie
6 1 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.76%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 17 (12.98%) Oracle
2 13 (9.92%) Google
3 11 (8.40%) IBM
3 11 (8.40%) Splunk
4 9 (6.87%) MapR
5 6 (4.58%) Tableau
6 3 (2.29%) Informatica
7 2 (1.53%) Adobe
7 2 (1.53%) Cloudera
7 2 (1.53%) Cognos
7 2 (1.53%) Hortonworks
7 2 (1.53%) Perforce
7 2 (1.53%) Sybase
7 2 (1.53%) Talend
7 2 (1.53%) Teradata
8 1 (0.76%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.76%) Alteryx
8 1 (0.76%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.76%) SAP
8 1 (0.76%) SnapLogic
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