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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 89 88 109
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +21
Contract jobs citing Big Data 4 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.24% 0.74% 0.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.92% 2.49% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 2
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£350 £425 £286
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +48.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +25.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.00 -
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
433 441 502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 26.35% 29.86% 26.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 264 259
Average daily rate £350 £301 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.47% -7.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £423 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 19 13
Average hourly rate £50.00 £21.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+132.55% +4.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
- -6.39%

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
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 19 September 2014. 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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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 -6 4 £350 -17.64% 5
Wakefield - - - - 1
Bradford - - - -
Halifax - - - -
Big Data
Yorkshire

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) Jaspersoft
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (16.67%) User Stories
4 1 (16.67%) Apache Camel
4 1 (16.67%) Line Management
4 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Complex Event Processing
4 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
4 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 1 (16.67%) Parallel Processing
4 1 (16.67%) High Availability
4 1 (16.67%) Big Data Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
4 1 (16.67%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) NHS

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
4 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 1 (16.67%) MySQL
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Report Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Camel
2 1 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (16.67%) JMX
2 1 (16.67%) JMS
2 1 (16.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) NHS
1 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) User Stories
2 1 (16.67%) Line Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Complex Event Processing
2 1 (16.67%) Parallel Processing
2 1 (16.67%) High Availability
2 1 (16.67%) Big Data Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) Jaspersoft
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix