The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Leeds region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 78 62 84
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +22
Contract jobs citing Big Data 2 15 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.19% 1.72% 0.090%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.88% 5.66% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 15 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
228 265 349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 21.90% 30.32% 31.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 154 235
Average daily rate £313 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £213 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 6
Average hourly rate £14.75 £38.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.68% +126.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £37.05 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.75 £18.79
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Big Data
West Yorkshire

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 29 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
1 1 (33.33%) JMS
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) NHS
1 1 (33.33%) JMX
1 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Complex Event Processing
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (33.33%) Parallel Processing
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) User Stories
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Camel

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Contracts Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
1 1 (33.33%) JMS
1 1 (33.33%) JMX
1 1 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
1 1 (33.33%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
1 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Complex Event Processing
1 1 (33.33%) Parallel Processing
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
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