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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Big Data Analytics
UK
Rank 531 613 610
Rank change year-on-year +82 -3  
Contract jobs citing Big Data Analytics 62 31 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.058% 0.026%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.070% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 12 8
Median daily rate £525 £513 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.43% -2.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £419 £473
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £650 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £475 £350
% change year-on-year -26.31% +35.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £19.61 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -43.15%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £19.61 £34.50
% change year-on-year - -43.15%  

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 37646 44098 42190
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.11% 82.88% 79.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 24821 28901 26121
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 953 1111 1212
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £27.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +34.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Big Data Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Big Data Analytics as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Big Data Analytics.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Big Data Analytics in the UK

Big Data Analytics
Top 22 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 25 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
England +59 59 £525 +2.43% 12
London +61 39 £550 - 6
South East +16 8 £700 +53.42% 3
East of England +4 8 £350 -
Hampshire - 7 £700 -
Hertfordshire - 6 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 6 - -
Southampton - 4 - -
Edinburgh - 3 - -
Farnborough - 3 £700 -
Scotland - 3 - -
East Midlands - 3 £450 - 1
City of London +1 2 £525 -4.54% 3
Essex - 2 £350 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Nottingham - 2 - -
Berkshire +24 1 - - 1
South West +2 1 £350 -26.31%
Somerset - 1 £350 -
Lincolnshire - 1 £450 -
Bath - 1 £350 -
Maidenhead - 1 - -

Big Data Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 108 (100.00%) Big Data
1 108 (100.00%) Data Analytics
1 108 (100.00%) Analytics
2 45 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (39.81%) Hadoop
4 41 (37.96%) Java
5 38 (35.19%) Python
6 26 (24.07%) SQL
7 23 (21.30%) Finance
7 23 (21.30%) Apache Spark
8 22 (20.37%) Visualisation
9 20 (18.52%) Degree
9 20 (18.52%) Apache Hive
10 19 (17.59%) Linux
11 17 (15.74%) SOA
11 17 (15.74%) Apache
11 17 (15.74%) Open Source
12 15 (13.89%) Scala
12 15 (13.89%) Marketing
12 15 (13.89%) Digital Marketing
13 14 (12.96%) DevOps
13 14 (12.96%) R
13 14 (12.96%) Unix
13 14 (12.96%) JavaScript
14 13 (12.04%) HTML
14 13 (12.04%) Middleware
15 12 (11.11%) .NET
15 12 (11.11%) Banking
15 12 (11.11%) NoSQL
15 12 (11.11%) Kafka

Big Data Analytics
Top Related 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 23 (21.30%) Apache Spark
2 17 (15.74%) Apache
3 8 (7.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 5 (4.63%) Apache Pig
5 3 (2.78%) SAS
6 2 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.93%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.93%) Confluence
7 1 (0.93%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (7.41%) Adobe Campaign
2 3 (2.78%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.63%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (4.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (4.63%) SaaS
2 3 (2.78%) GitHub
3 2 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.85%) IaaS
3 2 (1.85%) PaaS
4 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.93%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.41%) SMS
2 6 (5.56%) Network Security
3 1 (0.93%) Firewall
3 1 (0.93%) HTTP
3 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.93%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (100.00%) Big Data
2 43 (39.81%) Hadoop
3 20 (18.52%) Apache Hive
4 12 (11.11%) NoSQL
5 11 (10.19%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (8.33%) Relational Database
7 8 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (6.48%) MongoDB
9 6 (5.56%) Apache Zeppelin
9 6 (5.56%) HBase
10 4 (3.70%) Couchbase
10 4 (3.70%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 4 (3.70%) SQL Server
10 4 (3.70%) Sqoop
11 3 (2.78%) RDBMS
12 2 (1.85%) Data Lake
13 1 (0.93%) Cognos Report Studio
13 1 (0.93%) Impala
13 1 (0.93%) Power BI
13 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (4.63%) Git (software)
1 5 (4.63%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.70%) JIRA
3 1 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.93%) FishEye
3 1 (0.93%) Gatling
3 1 (0.93%) Gradle
3 1 (0.93%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.93%) Subversion
3 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (21.30%) Finance
2 15 (13.89%) Marketing
3 12 (11.11%) Banking
4 8 (7.41%) Legal
5 6 (5.56%) Retail
6 4 (3.70%) Investment Banking
6 4 (3.70%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.78%) Games
7 3 (2.78%) Law
7 3 (2.78%) Military
7 3 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.85%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.93%) Advertising
9 1 (0.93%) Electronics
9 1 (0.93%) German Language
9 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (33.33%) Developer
2 30 (27.78%) Architect
3 19 (17.59%) Data Architect
4 18 (16.67%) Big Data Architect
5 15 (13.89%) Big Data Developer
6 14 (12.96%) Python Developer
7 11 (10.19%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (9.26%) Consultant
8 10 (9.26%) Digital Architect
9 9 (8.33%) Applications Consultant
9 9 (8.33%) Big Data Engineer
9 9 (8.33%) Data Engineer
9 9 (8.33%) Digital Marketing Architect
9 9 (8.33%) Security Consultant
10 7 (6.48%) Digital Solutions Architect
10 7 (6.48%) Hadoop Developer
10 7 (6.48%) IT Architect
11 6 (5.56%) Analyst
11 6 (5.56%) Java Developer
12 5 (4.63%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.04%) HTML
1 13 (12.04%) Middleware
2 12 (11.11%) .NET
2 12 (11.11%) Kafka
3 11 (10.19%) CSS
3 11 (10.19%) HTML5
4 9 (8.33%) Django
4 9 (8.33%) Flask
4 9 (8.33%) J2EE
5 7 (6.48%) D3.js
6 6 (5.56%) CSS3
7 4 (3.70%) Apache Drill
7 4 (3.70%) Node.js
8 3 (2.78%) JFC
9 2 (1.85%) AngularJS
9 2 (1.85%) jQuery
9 2 (1.85%) Sass
10 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.93%) Ext JS
10 1 (0.93%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.19%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (10.19%) Data Centre
1 11 (10.19%) Management Information System
2 9 (8.33%) Social Media
2 9 (8.33%) Virtual Team
3 8 (7.41%) Algorithms
4 7 (6.48%) Cyberthreat
5 6 (5.56%) User Experience
6 5 (4.63%) Computer Science
7 4 (3.70%) Life Science
7 4 (3.70%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.85%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.85%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.85%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.93%) Augmented Reality
10 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.93%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 19 (17.59%) Linux
2 14 (12.96%) Unix
3 5 (4.63%) Solaris
4 4 (3.70%) AIX
4 4 (3.70%) HPUX
4 4 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (100.00%) Analytics
1 108 (100.00%) Data Analytics
2 45 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (20.37%) Visualisation
4 17 (15.74%) Open Source
4 17 (15.74%) SOA
5 15 (13.89%) Digital Marketing
6 14 (12.96%) DevOps
7 11 (10.19%) Data Visualisation
7 11 (10.19%) Enterprise Architecture
7 11 (10.19%) TOGAF
8 10 (9.26%) Information Security
8 10 (9.26%) Risk Management
8 10 (9.26%) Technical Architecture
9 9 (8.33%) Database Security
9 9 (8.33%) MapReduce
9 9 (8.33%) Mathematics
9 9 (8.33%) Security Architecture
9 9 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 41 (37.96%) Java
2 38 (35.19%) Python
3 26 (24.07%) SQL
4 15 (13.89%) Scala
5 14 (12.96%) JavaScript
5 14 (12.96%) R
6 10 (9.26%) C++
7 9 (8.33%) Bash Shell
7 9 (8.33%) Shell Script
8 5 (4.63%) C#
9 4 (3.70%) Perl
10 1 (0.93%) ECMAScript
10 1 (0.93%) Groovy
10 1 (0.93%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.93%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 20 (18.52%) Degree
2 6 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.70%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.78%) CEH
4 3 (2.78%) CISSP
4 3 (2.78%) PhD
5 2 (1.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.56%) HDFS
2 4 (3.70%) Apache Flume
3 2 (1.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 6 (5.56%) Kibana
2 4 (3.70%) Hadoop YARN
2 4 (3.70%) Puppet
3 1 (0.93%) Oozie
3 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.93%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 9 (8.33%) Splunk
2 8 (7.41%) Adobe
3 7 (6.48%) Hortonworks
3 7 (6.48%) MapR
4 6 (5.56%) Oracle
5 5 (4.63%) IBM
6 4 (3.70%) Cloudera
7 3 (2.78%) MuleSoft
8 2 (1.85%) Perforce
8 2 (1.85%) SAP
8 2 (1.85%) Sybase
8 2 (1.85%) Tableau
9 1 (0.93%) ArcSight
9 1 (0.93%) Cognos
9 1 (0.93%) Datameer
9 1 (0.93%) FireEye
9 1 (0.93%) Intel Security
9 1 (0.93%) Teradata
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Rate: Competitive
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Towcester, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago