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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 110 107 129
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +22
Contract jobs citing Big Data 7 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.29% 0.46% 0.075%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.25% 1.47% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 2
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£350 £293 £286
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.65% +2.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £440 £287
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £400 £338
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £67.00 £20.00 -
% change year-on-year
+235.00% -
Big Data
England

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
562 681 648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 23.46% 31.50% 24.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 411 303
Average daily rate £325 £313 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -8.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £410 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 24 14
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +4.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.39 £17.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £31.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.34 £32.03 £30.70
% change year-on-year
+4.09% +4.32%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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
West Yorkshire -10 5 £350 +19.65% 5
North Yorkshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - - 4
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) ETL
3 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (27.27%) CSS
4 3 (27.27%) Windows
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (27.27%) HTML
4 3 (27.27%) Greenplum
4 3 (27.27%) Migration
4 3 (27.27%) Data Integration
4 3 (27.27%) Pentaho
4 3 (27.27%) Jaspersoft
5 2 (18.18%) Analytics
5 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) MySQL
5 2 (18.18%) Finance
5 2 (18.18%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (9.09%) MS Office
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
6 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
6 1 (9.09%) JMS
6 1 (9.09%) Data Mining
6 1 (9.09%) Java
6 1 (9.09%) SQL
6 1 (9.09%) .NET
6 1 (9.09%) J2EE
6 1 (9.09%) DB2

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (27.27%) Pentaho
4 2 (18.18%) MySQL
4 2 (18.18%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (9.09%) Data Mining
5 1 (9.09%) DB2
5 1 (9.09%) OLAP
5 1 (9.09%) OLTP
5 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
5 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
5 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Migration Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Data Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Report Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Data Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Crystal Reports Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) CSS
1 3 (27.27%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) JMS
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) J2EE
2 1 (9.09%) JMX
2 1 (9.09%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (9.09%) WCF
2 1 (9.09%) WPF
2 1 (9.09%) jQuery
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Camel
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (9.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Data Integration
2 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
2 1 (9.09%) NHS
2 1 (9.09%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ETL
2 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (27.27%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) Analytics
4 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Quality Management
5 1 (9.09%) TDD
5 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
5 1 (9.09%) Web Development
5 1 (9.09%) User Stories
5 1 (9.09%) Data Transformation
5 1 (9.09%) Line Management
5 1 (9.09%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (9.09%) Complex Event Processing
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) Greenplum
2 3 (27.27%) Jaspersoft
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix