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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 74 66 83
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +17
Contract jobs citing Big Data 4 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.40% 1.55% 0.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.68% 5.20% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 2
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£350 £425 £286
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +48.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +25.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.00 -
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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
238 269 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 23.59% 29.82% 27.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 174 182
Average daily rate £313 £313 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £238 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £440 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 3
Average hourly rate £50.00 £43.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% +152.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%

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 16 September 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 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) Jaspersoft
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (16.67%) User Stories
4 1 (16.67%) Apache Camel
4 1 (16.67%) Line Management
4 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Complex Event Processing
4 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
4 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 1 (16.67%) Parallel Processing
4 1 (16.67%) High Availability
4 1 (16.67%) Big Data Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
4 1 (16.67%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) NHS

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
4 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 1 (16.67%) MySQL
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Report Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) J2EE
2 1 (16.67%) JMS
2 1 (16.67%) JMX
2 1 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
1 1 (16.67%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Complex Event Processing
2 1 (16.67%) Parallel Processing
2 1 (16.67%) High Availability
2 1 (16.67%) Big Data Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) User Stories
2 1 (16.67%) Line Management
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) Jaspersoft
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix