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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 82 74 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Big Data 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.57% 0.10% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.16% 0.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£441 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £565 £413
% change year-on-year
-15.92% +36.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -
Big Data
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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
324 278 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 26.54% 28.11% 26.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 177 150
Average daily rate £363 £325 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £250 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% -24.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.94%

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 24 December 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 8 (66.67%) Oracle
2 5 (41.67%) Hadoop
3 4 (33.33%) Online Games
3 4 (33.33%) Ruby
3 4 (33.33%) Games
3 4 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (33.33%) Java
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) Apache Hive
3 4 (33.33%) Reverse Engineering
4 3 (25.00%) HTML
4 3 (25.00%) Jaspersoft
4 3 (25.00%) CSS
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (16.67%) Finance
5 2 (16.67%) Analytics
6 1 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (8.33%) Machine Learning
6 1 (8.33%) Big Data Analytics
6 1 (8.33%) Data Analytics
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (8.33%) Data Transformation
6 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (8.33%) Relational Database

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (8.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Hadoop
2 4 (33.33%) Apache Hive
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (8.33%) MySQL
5 1 (8.33%) DB2
5 1 (8.33%) OLAP
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (8.33%) MS Access
5 1 (8.33%) Data Mining
5 1 (8.33%) OLTP
5 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
5 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (33.33%) Games
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Data Architect
1 5 (41.67%) Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Report Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Business Change Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Big Data Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Crystal Reports Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Change Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) CSS
1 3 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (8.33%) WCF
2 1 (8.33%) WPF
2 1 (8.33%) jQuery
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Online Games
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (8.33%) NHS
3 1 (8.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Reverse Engineering
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) Data Transformation
3 1 (8.33%) Line Management
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Web Development
3 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (8.33%) Machine Learning
3 1 (8.33%) Big Data Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Java
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
1 4 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (8.33%) VBA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
1 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) Jaspersoft
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix