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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 89 103 75
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -28
Contract jobs citing Big Data 14 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.95% 0.47% 0.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.65% 1.52% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 3
Median daily rate £470 £575 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.26% +64.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £463 £450
% change year-on-year
-2.70% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.92 £33.33 -
% change year-on-year
+31.77% -
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
384 527 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 26.12% 30.66% 24.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 365 156
Median daily rate £375 £340 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +8.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £288 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £452 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 3
Median hourly rate £13.50 £27.27 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.49% -45.46%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +32.00%

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing Big Data as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 August 2016.

Big Data Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Big Data also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 13 (54.17%) Hadoop
2 10 (41.67%) Java
3 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (33.33%) Analytics
4 7 (29.17%) Python
5 6 (25.00%) Linux
5 6 (25.00%) TDD
5 6 (25.00%) Scala
5 6 (25.00%) Apache Spark
5 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (20.83%) High Availability
6 5 (20.83%) Open Source
7 4 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (16.67%) Data Modelling
7 4 (16.67%) Red Hat
7 4 (16.67%) Node.js
7 4 (16.67%) MongoDB
8 3 (12.50%) NoSQL
8 3 (12.50%) Public Cloud
8 3 (12.50%) Finance
8 3 (12.50%) SQL
8 3 (12.50%) MySQL
8 3 (12.50%) Web Services
8 3 (12.50%) PaaS
8 3 (12.50%) BDD
8 3 (12.50%) Degree
8 3 (12.50%) JIRA
8 3 (12.50%) Mathematics
8 3 (12.50%) Pair Programming
8 3 (12.50%) Data Management

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (25.00%) Apache Spark
2 2 (8.33%) Apache
2 2 (8.33%) Apache Solr
3 1 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.17%) SAS
3 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) PaaS
2 2 (8.33%) GitHub
3 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
1 1 (4.17%) NAS
1 1 (4.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (54.17%) Hadoop
2 4 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 3 (12.50%) MySQL
3 3 (12.50%) NoSQL
4 2 (8.33%) Apache Hive
4 2 (8.33%) Data Mining
4 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.17%) HBase
5 1 (4.17%) Impala
5 1 (4.17%) Mahout
5 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
5 1 (4.17%) Riak
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) JIRA
2 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.17%) Hudson
3 1 (4.17%) JUnit
3 1 (4.17%) Spock
3 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Billing
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Java Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Architect
3 4 (16.67%) Big Data Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Designer
4 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Designer
5 2 (8.33%) Data Scientist
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Node.js Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Solutions Designer
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Data Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Python Developer
6 1 (4.17%) SAS Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Security Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) Node.js
2 3 (12.50%) Spring
2 3 (12.50%) Web Services
3 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 2 (8.33%) Backbone.js
3 2 (8.33%) Ember.js
3 2 (8.33%) React
4 1 (4.17%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (4.17%) Cascading
4 1 (4.17%) Hibernate
4 1 (4.17%) jQuery
4 1 (4.17%) LAMP
4 1 (4.17%) Pandas
4 1 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (4.17%) REST
4 1 (4.17%) RESTful
4 1 (4.17%) Scrapy
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.50%) Mathematics
2 3 (12.50%) Public Cloud
3 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.33%) Data Integration
3 2 (8.33%) Physics
3 2 (8.33%) Statistics
4 1 (4.17%) Algorithms
4 1 (4.17%) CLARiiON
4 1 (4.17%) Clustering
4 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (4.17%) IBM XIV
4 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.17%) Neural Network
4 1 (4.17%) NHS
4 1 (4.17%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (8.33%) CentOS
4 1 (4.17%) Unix
4 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (33.33%) Analytics
2 6 (25.00%) TDD
3 5 (20.83%) High Availability
3 5 (20.83%) Open Source
4 4 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 3 (12.50%) BDD
5 3 (12.50%) Data Management
5 3 (12.50%) Pair Programming
5 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (8.33%) DevOps
6 2 (8.33%) Release Management
6 2 (8.33%) SOA
6 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (8.33%) Use Case
6 2 (8.33%) User Stories
7 1 (4.17%) Logical Data Model
7 1 (4.17%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) Java
2 7 (29.17%) Python
3 6 (25.00%) Scala
4 3 (12.50%) SQL
5 2 (8.33%) R
5 2 (8.33%) Ruby
6 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.17%) C++
6 1 (4.17%) Groovy
6 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.17%) MATLAB
6 1 (4.17%) Perl
6 1 (4.17%) PHP
6 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) PhD
3 1 (4.17%) CCDE
3 1 (4.17%) CCIE
3 1 (4.17%) CCNP
3 1 (4.17%) CCSP
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.17%) CISSP
3 1 (4.17%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Apache Flume
1 2 (8.33%) Docker
2 1 (4.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Ansible
1 2 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (8.33%) Puppet
2 1 (4.17%) Cacti
2 1 (4.17%) Graphite
2 1 (4.17%) Kubernetes
2 1 (4.17%) Mesos
2 1 (4.17%) Nagios
2 1 (4.17%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.17%) Opsview
2 1 (4.17%) Salt
2 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (8.33%) Cloudera
3 1 (4.17%) Akamai
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco
3 1 (4.17%) Dell
3 1 (4.17%) EMC
3 1 (4.17%) F5
3 1 (4.17%) Hortonworks
3 1 (4.17%) HP
3 1 (4.17%) IBM
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) NetApp
3 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds
3 1 (4.17%) Symantec
3 1 (4.17%) Veritas
3 1 (4.17%) VMware