The table below looks at the statistics for Big Data skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 115 116 120
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing Big Data 10 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.42% 0.044% 0.090%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.68% 0.16% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 2
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£463 £425 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +12.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £425 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £570 £375
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +52.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 - -
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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 Yorkshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
594 614 605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 24.77% 27.12% 27.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 356 324
Average daily rate £363 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 12
Average hourly rate £22.00 £28.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +55.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.00 £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £175.00 £24.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -9.83%

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Big Data Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Big Data
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Big Data Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Big Data
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Big Data across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Big Data Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Big Data
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 January 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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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
West Yorkshire +1 6 £441 +3.76% 18
North Yorkshire - - - - 3
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 8 (53.33%) Data Modelling
1 8 (53.33%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) Oracle
2 5 (33.33%) ETL
2 5 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 4 (26.67%) Data Management
3 4 (26.67%) Online Games
3 4 (26.67%) Games
3 4 (26.67%) Ruby
3 4 (26.67%) Informatica
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (26.67%) Java
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (26.67%) Apache Hive
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle BI EE
3 4 (26.67%) Reverse Engineering
4 3 (20.00%) Jaspersoft
4 3 (20.00%) HTML
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (20.00%) CSS
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (6.67%) Data Transformation
6 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
6 1 (6.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 1 (6.67%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (26.67%) Apache Hive
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (13.33%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
5 1 (6.67%) OLTP
5 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
5 1 (6.67%) MS Access
5 1 (6.67%) MySQL
5 1 (6.67%) DB2
5 1 (6.67%) OLAP
5 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 4 (26.67%) Games
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Architect
2 5 (33.33%) Data Architect
3 4 (26.67%) Designer
3 4 (26.67%) Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Informatica Architect
4 3 (20.00%) ETL Designer
4 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 3 (20.00%) ETL Architect
5 2 (13.33%) Report Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Big Data Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) Data Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) HTML
1 3 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) WCF
2 1 (6.67%) WPF
2 1 (6.67%) jQuery
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Online Games
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Data Modelling
1 8 (53.33%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (33.33%) ETL
3 4 (26.67%) Data Management
3 4 (26.67%) Reverse Engineering
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) Data Transformation
5 1 (6.67%) Machine Learning
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analytics
5 1 (6.67%) Analytics
5 1 (6.67%) Web Development
5 1 (6.67%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Ruby
1 4 (26.67%) Java
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) VBA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Oracle
2 4 (26.67%) Informatica
3 3 (20.00%) Jaspersoft
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft