The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 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 West Yorkshire 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 91 84 110
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +26
Contract jobs citing Big Data 2 16 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.12% 1.04% 0.053%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.51% 3.66% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 16 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 £419
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
390 437 584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 23.31% 28.41% 31.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 237 361
Average daily rate £325 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 17 17
Average hourly rate £14.75 £37.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.66% +87.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Big Data
Yorkshire

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 25 July 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 -10 2 £350 -17.64% 5
Bradford - - - -
Halifax - - - - 1
Big Data
Yorkshire

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) J2EE
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) JMS
1 2 (40.00%) ETL
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) TDD
1 2 (40.00%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (40.00%) Complex Event Processing
1 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (40.00%) Parallel Processing
1 2 (40.00%) High Availability
1 2 (40.00%) JMX
1 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (40.00%) User Stories
1 2 (40.00%) Apache Camel
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (20.00%) QlikView
2 1 (20.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 2 (40.00%) MySQL
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (20.00%) QlikView
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Business Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Contracts Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) J2EE
1 2 (40.00%) JMS
1 2 (40.00%) JMX
1 2 (40.00%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (40.00%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (20.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) TDD
1 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Complex Event Processing
1 2 (40.00%) Parallel Processing
1 2 (40.00%) High Availability
1 2 (40.00%) ETL
1 2 (40.00%) User Stories
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Business Objects
1 1 (20.00%) Cognos
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix
1 1 (20.00%) MicroStrategy