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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 89 79 61
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -18
Contract jobs citing Big Data 6 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.46% 0.086% 0.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.66% 0.33% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Average daily rate
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£525 £385 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £385 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £385 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 - -
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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
361 307 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 27.92% 26.53% 23.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 206 101
Average daily rate £375 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +3.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 4
Average hourly rate £22.00 £29.00 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% +118.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £26.70 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £110.00 £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +25.00%

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Big Data across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 April 2015.

Big Data Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Big Data also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Big Data.

1 8 (66.67%) Hadoop
2 5 (41.67%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) Python
3 4 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 4 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 4 (33.33%) Ruby
4 3 (25.00%) Online Games
4 3 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
4 3 (25.00%) Neo4j
4 3 (25.00%) Games
4 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (25.00%) Apache Hive
5 2 (16.67%) Puppet
5 2 (16.67%) User Experience
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (8.33%) TDD
6 1 (8.33%) Data Management
6 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (8.33%) QA
6 1 (8.33%) Scala
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (8.33%) Kanban
6 1 (8.33%) Groovy
6 1 (8.33%) Data Architecture
6 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Big Data also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Big Data. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) SAS
1 1 (8.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (8.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) Hadoop
2 4 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 4 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 3 (25.00%) Apache Hive
3 3 (25.00%) Neo4j
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (8.33%) MS Access
4 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (8.33%) Redis
General
1 3 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Architect
2 5 (41.67%) Data Architect
3 4 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Python Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Senior Python Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Business Change Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Big Data Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Change Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Online Games
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) User Experience
3 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (8.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) TDD
3 1 (8.33%) Data Management
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (8.33%) Kanban
3 1 (8.33%) Data Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Database Tuning
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (8.33%) BDD
3 1 (8.33%) Machine Learning
3 1 (8.33%) Master Data Management
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Functional Programming
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) ETL
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) Python
2 4 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (8.33%) Groovy
3 1 (8.33%) Scala
3 1 (8.33%) Clojure
3 1 (8.33%) R
3 1 (8.33%) VBA
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (16.67%) Puppet
3 1 (8.33%) StatsD
3 1 (8.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix
2 1 (8.33%) Teradata
2 1 (8.33%) Tableau
2 1 (8.33%) SaltStack
2 1 (8.33%) Apigee
2 1 (8.33%) Mashery