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 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 110 107 131
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +24
Contract jobs citing Big Data 7 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.30% 0.67% 0.074%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.19% 2.22% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 1
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£350 £425 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +47.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.00 -
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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
586 677 798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 24.80% 30.39% 29.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 390 434
Average daily rate £325 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £423 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 35 17
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.82 £17.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £32.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%

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 August 2014.

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 August 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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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
West Yorkshire -8 3 £350 -17.64% 7
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) ETL
2 4 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (30.00%) Migration
3 3 (30.00%) Greenplum
3 3 (30.00%) Data Integration
3 3 (30.00%) Pentaho
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) CSS
4 2 (20.00%) Jaspersoft
4 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (10.00%) Cognos
5 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
5 1 (10.00%) JMS
5 1 (10.00%) Quality Management
5 1 (10.00%) Finance
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Java
5 1 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) J2EE
5 1 (10.00%) MySQL
5 1 (10.00%) Crystal Reports

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (30.00%) Pentaho
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (10.00%) MySQL
4 1 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (10.00%) QlikView
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Migration Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Data Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Business Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Report Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Data Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) J2EE
2 1 (10.00%) JMS
2 1 (10.00%) JMX
2 1 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (10.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ETL
2 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (30.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Complex Event Processing
4 1 (10.00%) Parallel Processing
4 1 (10.00%) High Availability
4 1 (10.00%) Big Data Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
4 1 (10.00%) Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) User Stories
4 1 (10.00%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) Greenplum
3 2 (20.00%) Jaspersoft
4 1 (10.00%) Business Objects
4 1 (10.00%) Cognos
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) MicroStrategy