The table below looks at the statistics for Big Data skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire 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 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 106 102 77
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -25
Contract jobs citing Big Data 3 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.16% 0.11% 0.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.56% 0.46% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
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£700 £388 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.64% -4.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £358 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £940 £418 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 - -
Big Data
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 West Yorkshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
537 436 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 28.14% 25.06% 22.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 287 156
Average daily rate £363 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 7
Average hourly rate £22.00 £29.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% +52.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £25.55 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £53.30 £26.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +25.00%

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Big Data across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Big Data Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Big Data
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Big Data across the West Yorkshire region.

Big Data Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Big Data
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Big Data across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

Big Data Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Big Data
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds - 2 £575 - 6
Big Data
Yorkshire

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 5 (50.00%) Ruby
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
1 5 (50.00%) Java
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
1 5 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 4 (40.00%) Online Games
2 4 (40.00%) Apache Hive
2 4 (40.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 4 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 4 (40.00%) Games
3 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (20.00%) Puppet
4 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) SAS
5 1 (10.00%) HTTP
5 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (10.00%) SSL
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) ETL
5 1 (10.00%) VBA
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (10.00%) SAP
5 1 (10.00%) Windows
5 1 (10.00%) Linux
5 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (10.00%) MS Access
5 1 (10.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) Retail
5 1 (10.00%) Billing

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 2 (20.00%) SAS
2 1 (10.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 4 (40.00%) Apache Hive
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) MS Access
3 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (10.00%) Redis
General
1 4 (40.00%) Games
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Architect
2 6 (60.00%) Data Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Business Change Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Change Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Big Data Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Online Games
2 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) User Experience
3 1 (10.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 4 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) ETL
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) Data Management
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Extreme Programming
3 1 (10.00%) Validation
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Functional Programming
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Data Governance
3 1 (10.00%) Master Data Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Transformation
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (10.00%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Ruby
1 5 (50.00%) Java
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VBA
2 1 (10.00%) Scala
2 1 (10.00%) Groovy
2 1 (10.00%) Clojure
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Puppet
1 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (10.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) SaltStack