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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Big Data
Rank 84 87 83
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing Big Data 10 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.90% 0.78% 0.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.13% 3.32% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 4
Median daily rate £450 £613 £446
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.53% +37.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £443 £437
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £700 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £46.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+1.07% +27.39%

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
319 331 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 28.71% 23.51% 26.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 222 214
Median daily rate £363 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £625 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £19.00 - £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -

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 21 February 2017.

Big Data Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 (61.90%) Hadoop
2 11 (52.38%) Java
3 10 (47.62%) Python
3 10 (47.62%) Apache Hive
4 9 (42.86%) Ansible
5 8 (38.10%) HDFS
5 8 (38.10%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (38.10%) HBase
5 8 (38.10%) Linux
5 8 (38.10%) Red Hat
5 8 (38.10%) Hadoop YARN
6 7 (33.33%) Puppet
6 7 (33.33%) Apache Spark
6 7 (33.33%) Nagios
6 7 (33.33%) MySQL
6 7 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (33.33%) Hortonworks
6 7 (33.33%) Apache Pig
7 6 (28.57%) MapReduce
7 6 (28.57%) Finance
7 6 (28.57%) SaltStack
8 5 (23.81%) Kerberos
8 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
9 4 (19.05%) Data Modelling
9 4 (19.05%) ETL
9 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (19.05%) Degree
9 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
10 3 (14.29%) QA
10 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 7 (33.33%) Apache Pig
1 7 (33.33%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.76%) Confluence
2 1 (4.76%) nginx
2 1 (4.76%) SAS
2 1 (4.76%) uWSGI
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) GitHub
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (61.90%) Hadoop
2 10 (47.62%) Apache Hive
3 8 (38.10%) HBase
4 7 (33.33%) MySQL
4 7 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (4.76%) OLAP
7 1 (4.76%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (4.76%) QlikView
7 1 (4.76%) Redis
7 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) JUnit
2 2 (9.52%) FitNesse
2 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.52%) NUnit
2 2 (9.52%) Selenium
3 1 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.76%) DbUnit
3 1 (4.76%) FishEye
3 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.76%) Hudson
3 1 (4.76%) JIRA
3 1 (4.76%) JMeter
3 1 (4.76%) Travis CI
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (14.29%) Administrator
1 3 (14.29%) Developer
1 3 (14.29%) Hadoop Engineer
1 3 (14.29%) Platform Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Architect
2 2 (9.52%) Data Architect
2 2 (9.52%) DBA
2 2 (9.52%) Hadoop Administrator
2 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
2 2 (9.52%) SQL DBA
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (4.76%) Consultant
3 1 (4.76%) Data Administrator
3 1 (4.76%) Data Consultant
3 1 (4.76%) Data Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Apache CXF
1 2 (9.52%) REST
1 2 (9.52%) SOAP
1 2 (9.52%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) Django
2 1 (4.76%) Hibernate
2 1 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (4.76%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) Fintech
2 2 (9.52%) Replication
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) MapReduce
2 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (19.05%) Data Modelling
2 4 (19.05%) ETL
3 3 (14.29%) DevOps
3 3 (14.29%) Open Source
3 3 (14.29%) Project Management
3 3 (14.29%) TDD
4 2 (9.52%) BDD
4 2 (9.52%) Build Automation
4 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (9.52%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (9.52%) Data Protection
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (9.52%) Refactoring
4 2 (9.52%) Service Design
4 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
4 2 (9.52%) User Stories
4 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) Java
2 10 (47.62%) Python
3 3 (14.29%) Scala
3 3 (14.29%) SQL
3 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.76%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) HDFS
2 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.76%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 9 (42.86%) Ansible
2 8 (38.10%) Hadoop YARN
2 8 (38.10%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (33.33%) Nagios
3 7 (33.33%) Puppet
4 1 (4.76%) Salt
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Red Hat
2 7 (33.33%) Hortonworks
3 6 (28.57%) SaltStack
4 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 3 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (4.76%) Atlassian
5 1 (4.76%) Cloudera
5 1 (4.76%) Platfora
5 1 (4.76%) Splunk