The table below looks at the statistics for Big Data skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Big Data
Rank 71 88 80
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -8
Contract jobs citing Big Data 12 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.09% 0.35% 0.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.97% 1.78% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 6
Median daily rate £450 £463 £441
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +4.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £398 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £545 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £470 £475
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £46.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +27.39%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
302 281 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 27.55% 19.73% 28.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 172 206
Median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £295 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing Big Data as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Big Data Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Big Data
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Big Data Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Big Data
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Big Data across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Big Data Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 17 (68.00%) Hadoop
2 12 (48.00%) Java
3 10 (40.00%) Linux
3 10 (40.00%) Python
3 10 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 10 (40.00%) Apache Hive
4 8 (32.00%) HBase
4 8 (32.00%) Ansible
5 7 (28.00%) HDFS
5 7 (28.00%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (28.00%) Hortonworks
5 7 (28.00%) Apache Spark
5 7 (28.00%) Hadoop YARN
6 6 (24.00%) Apache Pig
6 6 (24.00%) Puppet
6 6 (24.00%) Nagios
6 6 (24.00%) MySQL
6 6 (24.00%) Finance
6 6 (24.00%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (20.00%) Data Modelling
7 5 (20.00%) Scala
7 5 (20.00%) MapReduce
7 5 (20.00%) SaltStack
8 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (16.00%) Degree
8 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
8 4 (16.00%) SQL
8 4 (16.00%) ETL
8 4 (16.00%) Kerberos

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 7 (28.00%) Apache Spark
2 6 (24.00%) Apache Pig
3 1 (4.00%) Confluence
3 1 (4.00%) nginx
3 1 (4.00%) SAS
3 1 (4.00%) uWSGI
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) GitHub
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (68.00%) Hadoop
2 10 (40.00%) Apache Hive
3 8 (32.00%) HBase
4 6 (24.00%) MySQL
4 6 (24.00%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (4.00%) Data Mining
7 1 (4.00%) Mahout
7 1 (4.00%) OLAP
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (4.00%) QlikView
7 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
7 1 (4.00%) Redis
7 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) JUnit
2 2 (8.00%) FitNesse
2 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.00%) NUnit
2 2 (8.00%) Selenium
3 1 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.00%) DbUnit
3 1 (4.00%) FishEye
3 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.00%) Hudson
3 1 (4.00%) JIRA
3 1 (4.00%) JMeter
3 1 (4.00%) Travis CI
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Billing
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (16.00%) Developer
2 3 (12.00%) Administrator
2 3 (12.00%) Designer
2 3 (12.00%) Hadoop Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Designer
2 3 (12.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (8.00%) Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Data Architect
3 2 (8.00%) DBA
3 2 (8.00%) Hadoop Administrator
3 2 (8.00%) Java Scala Developer
3 2 (8.00%) Platform Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Scala Developer
3 2 (8.00%) SQL DBA
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (4.00%) Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (4.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Apache CXF
1 2 (8.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (8.00%) REST
1 2 (8.00%) SOAP
1 2 (8.00%) Spring
1 2 (8.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.00%) Cascading
2 1 (4.00%) Django
2 1 (4.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (4.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Fintech
2 2 (8.00%) Replication
3 1 (4.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.00%) Neural Network
3 1 (4.00%) Physics
3 1 (4.00%) Social Network
3 1 (4.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (8.00%) CentOS
4 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (20.00%) Data Modelling
1 5 (20.00%) MapReduce
2 4 (16.00%) ETL
2 4 (16.00%) TDD
3 3 (12.00%) DevOps
3 3 (12.00%) Open Source
3 3 (12.00%) Project Management
3 3 (12.00%) Scrum
4 2 (8.00%) BDD
4 2 (8.00%) Build Automation
4 2 (8.00%) Concurrent Programming
4 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (8.00%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (8.00%) Low Latency
4 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (8.00%) Service Design
4 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (8.00%) User Stories
4 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) Java
2 10 (40.00%) Python
3 5 (20.00%) Scala
4 4 (16.00%) SQL
5 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
7 1 (4.00%) C++
7 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.00%) MATLAB
7 1 (4.00%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.00%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) PhD
3 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) HDFS
2 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.00%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 8 (32.00%) Ansible
2 7 (28.00%) Hadoop YARN
2 7 (28.00%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (24.00%) Nagios
3 6 (24.00%) Puppet
4 1 (4.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (28.00%) Hortonworks
3 5 (20.00%) SaltStack
4 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle
5 1 (4.00%) Atlassian
5 1 (4.00%) Cloudera
5 1 (4.00%) Platfora
5 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (4.00%) Splunk