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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 92 76 68
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -8
Contract jobs citing Big Data 10 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.63% 0.19% 1.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.13% 0.86% 5.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 15
Average daily rate
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£600 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £350 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £350 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £444 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.22% +4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.50 -
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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
470 233 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 29.39% 21.90% 31.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 145 165
Average daily rate £335 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.20% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £270 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 12
Average hourly rate £35.00 £14.75 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+137.28% -61.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.00 £37.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.04 £50.00 £45.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 28 July 2015.

Big Data Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 12 (70.59%) Python
2 10 (58.82%) Hadoop
3 7 (41.18%) Java
4 6 (35.29%) .NET
4 6 (35.29%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (35.29%) MongoDB
4 6 (35.29%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (35.29%) NoSQL
5 5 (29.41%) Visualisation
5 5 (29.41%) Open Source
5 5 (29.41%) Neo4j
5 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
5 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (29.41%) Ruby
5 5 (29.41%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (23.53%) PHP
6 4 (23.53%) Linux
6 4 (23.53%) Finance
6 4 (23.53%) RESTful
6 4 (23.53%) Big Data Analytics
6 4 (23.53%) Analytics
6 4 (23.53%) DevOps
6 4 (23.53%) Unified Communications
7 3 (17.65%) Converged Networks
7 3 (17.65%) Oracle
7 3 (17.65%) Marketing
7 3 (17.65%) UNIX
8 2 (11.76%) DTV
8 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
8 2 (11.76%) SAP Oil and Gas

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (5.88%) Apache
1 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
1 1 (5.88%) Node.js
1 1 (5.88%) Apache Pig
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Unified Communications
2 3 (17.65%) Converged Networks
3 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) Hadoop
2 6 (35.29%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (35.29%) MongoDB
2 6 (35.29%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (35.29%) NoSQL
3 5 (29.41%) Neo4j
4 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.88%) Redis
4 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.88%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) JUnit
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Marketing
3 2 (11.76%) Electronics
3 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
3 2 (11.76%) Banking
4 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Architect
2 7 (41.18%) Developer
3 6 (35.29%) Senior Developer
4 5 (29.41%) Python Developer
4 5 (29.41%) Senior Python Developer
5 4 (23.53%) Chief Architect
6 3 (17.65%) Data Administrator
6 3 (17.65%) Administrator
6 3 (17.65%) Technical Architect
7 2 (11.76%) Hadoop Administrator
7 2 (11.76%) Chief Technical Architect
7 2 (11.76%) DBA
8 1 (5.88%) Senior Architect
8 1 (5.88%) Digital Architect
8 1 (5.88%) Polyglot Developer
8 1 (5.88%) Data Architect
8 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
8 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) .NET
2 4 (23.53%) RESTful
3 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.88%) J2EE
3 1 (5.88%) XML
3 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.88%) Spring
3 1 (5.88%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Visualisation
2 2 (11.76%) User Experience
2 2 (11.76%) DTV
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (29.41%) Open Source
2 4 (23.53%) Big Data Analytics
2 4 (23.53%) Analytics
2 4 (23.53%) DevOps
3 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
3 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (11.76%) TDD
3 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.88%) Kanban
4 1 (5.88%) Data Architecture
4 1 (5.88%) Database Tuning
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (5.88%) SOA
4 1 (5.88%) ETL
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) Python
2 7 (41.18%) Java
3 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
3 5 (29.41%) Ruby
4 4 (23.53%) PHP
5 2 (11.76%) SQL
5 2 (11.76%) Perl
5 2 (11.76%) Groovy
5 2 (11.76%) Scala
6 1 (5.88%) Clojure
6 1 (5.88%) R
6 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.88%) StatsD
2 1 (5.88%) Salt
2 1 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) SAP
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix
3 1 (5.88%) Teradata
3 1 (5.88%) Tableau
3 1 (5.88%) Hortonworks
3 1 (5.88%) SaltStack
3 1 (5.88%) Apigee
3 1 (5.88%) Mashery