Period
to 21 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for Big Data skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Big Data over the 6 months to 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Big Data
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 74 136
Rank change year-on-year +32 +62 +7
Contract jobs citing Big Data 124 53 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 5.00% 2.49% 0.81%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 19.14% 9.57% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 53 22
Leeds median daily rate £475 £465 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.15% -1.06% -27.69%
10th Percentile £388 £413 £366
90th Percentile £575 £615 £663
West Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £464 £470
% change year-on-year +2.43% -1.33% -27.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

Big Data is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 648 554 725
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 26.13% 26.03% 24.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 394 531
Leeds median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +10.00%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £296
90th Percentile £554 £536 £525
West Yorkshire median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 6
Leeds median hourly rate £17.00 £21.25 £15.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +38.93% -15.03%
10th Percentile £12.60 £17.98 £13.13
90th Percentile £33.15 £24.73 £31.13
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £19.75 £16.09
% change year-on-year -13.92% +22.75% -13.03%

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Big Data as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Big Data in Leeds

Big Data
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Big Data in Leeds

Big Data
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Big Data in Leeds over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Big Data in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Big Data also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 62 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 55 (44.35%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (42.74%) Python
4 52 (41.94%) Apache Hive
5 51 (41.13%) Kafka
6 45 (36.29%) Apache Spark
7 36 (29.03%) TDD
8 35 (28.23%) Puppet
9 33 (26.61%) HBase
9 33 (26.61%) Java
10 32 (25.81%) Security Cleared
11 31 (25.00%) NoSQL
11 31 (25.00%) JavaScript
11 31 (25.00%) Software Engineering
12 30 (24.19%) Apache
13 29 (23.39%) Scrum
14 27 (21.77%) Test Automation
15 26 (20.97%) Scala
16 23 (18.55%) DevOps
17 21 (16.94%) Data Warehouse
17 21 (16.94%) Linux
17 21 (16.94%) SQL
18 20 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
18 20 (16.13%) SC Cleared
19 19 (15.32%) Analytics
19 19 (15.32%) Mentoring
19 19 (15.32%) Amazon AWS
19 19 (15.32%) Data Analytics
20 18 (14.52%) Cybersecurity
21 17 (13.71%) Performance Engineering

Big Data
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 45 (36.29%) Apache Spark
2 30 (24.19%) Apache
3 16 (12.90%) Elasticsearch
4 15 (12.10%) Confluence
5 6 (4.84%) Apache Pig
6 2 (1.61%) nginx
7 1 (0.81%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (15.32%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (12.10%) Slack
4 9 (7.26%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (5.65%) GitHub
6 2 (1.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (1.61%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.61%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.61%) Serverless
7 1 (0.81%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.06%) Firewall
2 3 (2.42%) NAS
2 3 (2.42%) SAN
3 2 (1.61%) Network Security
3 2 (1.61%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.81%) SMS
4 1 (0.81%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 52 (41.94%) Apache Hive
3 33 (26.61%) HBase
4 31 (25.00%) NoSQL
5 21 (16.94%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (13.71%) Riak
7 16 (12.90%) Relational Database
8 13 (10.48%) MongoDB
9 12 (9.68%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (8.87%) MySQL
10 11 (8.87%) RDBMS
11 8 (6.45%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (6.45%) Impala
11 8 (6.45%) Sqoop
12 3 (2.42%) Pentaho
13 2 (1.61%) CouchDB
13 2 (1.61%) Data Lake
13 2 (1.61%) GIS
13 2 (1.61%) Parquet
13 2 (1.61%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 17 (13.71%) Git (software)
2 15 (12.10%) JIRA
3 13 (10.48%) Artifactory
4 12 (9.68%) Cucumber
5 11 (8.87%) Jenkins
6 8 (6.45%) JUnit
7 5 (4.03%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.61%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.61%) IntelliJ
8 2 (1.61%) Maven
8 2 (1.61%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.61%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (1.61%) Selenium
8 2 (1.61%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.61%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.61%) Subversion
8 2 (1.61%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.61%) TestComplete
9 1 (0.81%) JMeter
General
1 15 (12.10%) Retail
2 5 (4.03%) Finance
3 3 (2.42%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.42%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.61%) Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (41.94%) Developer
2 24 (19.35%) Python Developer
3 21 (16.94%) Big Data Developer
4 16 (12.90%) Software Engineer
5 12 (9.68%) Data Engineer
6 10 (8.06%) Analyst
7 9 (7.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (7.26%) Java Developer
8 8 (6.45%) Linux Engineer
8 8 (6.45%) Scrum Master
8 8 (6.45%) Test Analyst
9 7 (5.65%) Hadoop Developer
9 7 (5.65%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (4.84%) Apache Spark Developer
10 6 (4.84%) Architect
11 5 (4.03%) Azure Engineer
11 5 (4.03%) Big Data Engineer
11 5 (4.03%) Data Architect
11 5 (4.03%) DevOps Engineer
11 5 (4.03%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (41.13%) Kafka
2 17 (13.71%) RabbitMQ
3 15 (12.10%) ActiveMQ
4 13 (10.48%) Node.js
5 10 (8.06%) REST
6 9 (7.26%) Spring
6 9 (7.26%) Spring Batch
6 9 (7.26%) Spring Boot
6 9 (7.26%) Spring Security
7 8 (6.45%) Spark Streaming
8 7 (5.65%) Web Services
9 5 (4.03%) SOAP
10 3 (2.42%) Apache Avro
11 2 (1.61%) .NET
11 2 (1.61%) Regular Expression
11 2 (1.61%) RESTful
12 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET
12 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1 (0.81%) Gherkin
12 1 (0.81%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.68%) NHS
2 6 (4.84%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.42%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.61%) Minimum Viable Product
5 2 (1.61%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.61%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (1.61%) User Experience
6 1 (0.81%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.81%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.81%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.81%) PKI
6 1 (0.81%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.81%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.81%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 21 (16.94%) Linux
2 6 (4.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (2.42%) Windows
4 1 (0.81%) Android
4 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (44.35%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (29.03%) TDD
3 31 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 29 (23.39%) Scrum
5 27 (21.77%) Test Automation
6 23 (18.55%) DevOps
7 20 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (15.32%) Analytics
8 19 (15.32%) Data Analytics
8 19 (15.32%) Mentoring
9 18 (14.52%) Cybersecurity
10 17 (13.71%) Performance Engineering
11 15 (12.10%) OO
11 15 (12.10%) OOP
12 14 (11.29%) BDD
12 14 (11.29%) MapReduce
13 13 (10.48%) ETL
13 13 (10.48%) Open Source
13 13 (10.48%) SFIA
14 12 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 53 (42.74%) Python
2 33 (26.61%) Java
3 31 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 26 (20.97%) Scala
5 21 (16.94%) SQL
6 11 (8.87%) C#
7 9 (7.26%) PowerShell
8 7 (5.65%) C++
8 7 (5.65%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.61%) Go
9 2 (1.61%) PHP
9 2 (1.61%) Ruby
10 1 (0.81%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (25.81%) Security Cleared
2 20 (16.13%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.45%) BC Cleared
4 2 (1.61%) Degree
5 1 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.81%) CEH
5 1 (0.81%) CISM
5 1 (0.81%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.06%) PMO
2 5 (4.03%) GDPR
3 4 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 13 (10.48%) Apache Flume
2 8 (6.45%) Docker
2 8 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 35 (28.23%) Puppet
2 17 (13.71%) Ansible
3 15 (12.10%) Grafana
3 15 (12.10%) Graylog
3 15 (12.10%) Terraform
4 6 (4.84%) CA Single Sign-On
5 3 (2.42%) Oozie
5 3 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.61%) ArcSight ESM
6 2 (1.61%) Kibana
6 2 (1.61%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.61%) Prometheus
6 2 (1.61%) Rancher
7 1 (0.81%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 12 (9.68%) MapR
2 10 (8.06%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.26%) Informatica
3 9 (7.26%) Splunk
3 9 (7.26%) Talend
4 8 (6.45%) CA
4 8 (6.45%) VMware
5 7 (5.65%) Hortonworks
6 6 (4.84%) Capita
6 6 (4.84%) Red Hat
7 5 (4.03%) Cloudera
8 4 (3.23%) Google
9 3 (2.42%) Micro Focus
9 3 (2.42%) Oracle
10 2 (1.61%) ArcSight
10 2 (1.61%) Cadence
10 2 (1.61%) HP
10 2 (1.61%) Intel
10 2 (1.61%) SAP
11 1 (0.81%) Ab Initio