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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 74 73 76
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing Big Data 5 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.46% 0.33% 0.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.99% 1.19% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
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£375 £338 £286
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +17.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £268 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £408 £287
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £67.00 £20.00 -
% change year-on-year
+235.00% -
Big Data
West Yorkshire

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
251 253 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 23.24% 28.24% 21.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 162 116
Average daily rate £325 £320 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £243 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 2
Average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £14.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +202.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.36 £31.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.91% +3.27%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (42.86%) CSS
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (42.86%) Jaspersoft
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (28.57%) Analytics
5 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
5 1 (14.29%) Web Development
5 1 (14.29%) Wiki
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (14.29%) WCF
5 1 (14.29%) WPF
5 1 (14.29%) jQuery
5 1 (14.29%) Online Games
5 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) Reverse Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (14.29%) Apache Hive
5 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (14.29%) Machine Learning

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (28.57%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (14.29%) MySQL
4 1 (14.29%) DB2
4 1 (14.29%) OLAP
4 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
4 1 (14.29%) OLTP
4 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
4 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
4 1 (14.29%) Apache Hive
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Games
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Report Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Data Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Crystal Reports Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Contracts Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) WCF
2 1 (14.29%) WPF
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
1 1 (14.29%) NHS
1 1 (14.29%) Wiki
1 1 (14.29%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Data Transformation
3 1 (14.29%) Line Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (14.29%) Machine Learning
3 1 (14.29%) Big Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) Jaspersoft
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix