Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 120 131
Rank change year-on-year +69 +11 -6
Contract jobs citing Big Data 114 17 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 4.49% 0.81% 0.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 17.90% 2.91% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 15 23
Leeds median daily rate £475 £465 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.15% -7.00% -18.37%
10th Percentile £413 £356 £372
90th Percentile £550 £500 £700
West Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £463 £500
% change year-on-year +2.70% -7.50% -28.57%
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 637 584 672
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 25.10% 27.66% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 458 385 471
Leeds median daily rate £400 £375 £382
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -1.83% +6.11%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £293
90th Percentile £538 £513 £538
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Leeds median hourly rate £10.00 £19.00 £16.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.37% +18.09% -23.38%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.75 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +14.47% -9.52% +13.90%

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 24 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Big Data in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 66 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (45.61%) Python
2 52 (45.61%) Hadoop
3 45 (39.47%) Kafka
4 44 (38.60%) Apache Hive
5 39 (34.21%) Apache Spark
5 39 (34.21%) TDD
6 38 (33.33%) Puppet
7 37 (32.46%) Scrum
7 37 (32.46%) JavaScript
8 35 (30.70%) Test Automation
9 32 (28.07%) Java
10 28 (24.56%) Security Cleared
11 25 (21.93%) SQL
12 24 (21.05%) Apache
12 24 (21.05%) HBase
13 23 (20.18%) DevOps
14 21 (18.42%) Amazon AWS
14 21 (18.42%) Linux
14 21 (18.42%) Software Engineering
15 20 (17.54%) Scala
15 20 (17.54%) Open Source
15 20 (17.54%) Mentoring
16 19 (16.67%) NoSQL
16 19 (16.67%) MapReduce
16 19 (16.67%) Kanban
17 18 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
17 18 (15.79%) Ansible
18 17 (14.91%) Analytics
18 17 (14.91%) MongoDB

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 39 (34.21%) Apache Spark
2 24 (21.05%) Apache
3 14 (12.28%) Confluence
3 14 (12.28%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (7.89%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.88%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (18.42%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (12.28%) Slack
3 13 (11.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (9.65%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (6.14%) GitHub
6 4 (3.51%) CloudFront
7 2 (1.75%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.02%) Firewall
2 4 (3.51%) DSL
3 2 (1.75%) NAS
3 2 (1.75%) Network Security
3 2 (1.75%) SAN
4 1 (0.88%) Internet
4 1 (0.88%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.88%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (45.61%) Hadoop
2 44 (38.60%) Apache Hive
3 24 (21.05%) HBase
4 19 (16.67%) NoSQL
5 17 (14.91%) MongoDB
6 16 (14.04%) MySQL
7 15 (13.16%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (13.16%) Riak
8 14 (12.28%) Apache Cassandra
9 12 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (9.65%) Relational Database
11 9 (7.89%) Impala
12 8 (7.02%) Pentaho
12 8 (7.02%) Sqoop
13 2 (1.75%) Amazon Aurora
13 2 (1.75%) Parquet
14 1 (0.88%) OLAP
14 1 (0.88%) SQL Server
14 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
14 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (13.16%) Artifactory
2 14 (12.28%) Cucumber
2 14 (12.28%) JIRA
3 13 (11.40%) Git (software)
4 12 (10.53%) Jenkins
5 11 (9.65%) JUnit
6 10 (8.77%) Jasmine
7 2 (1.75%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.75%) TestComplete
8 1 (0.88%) git-flow
8 1 (0.88%) JMeter
8 1 (0.88%) Maven
8 1 (0.88%) Selenium
General
1 14 (12.28%) Retail
2 5 (4.39%) Games
3 4 (3.51%) Finance
4 3 (2.63%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.63%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.88%) Banking
5 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 48 (42.11%) Developer
2 24 (21.05%) Big Data Developer
3 21 (18.42%) Python Developer
4 15 (13.16%) Data Engineer
5 13 (11.40%) Software Engineer
6 11 (9.65%) Java Developer
7 9 (7.89%) Big Data Engineer
8 8 (7.02%) Analyst
8 8 (7.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (7.02%) Scrum Master
9 7 (6.14%) Apache Spark Developer
9 7 (6.14%) Linux Engineer
10 6 (5.26%) Hadoop Developer
10 6 (5.26%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (5.26%) Software Developer
11 5 (4.39%) Architect
11 5 (4.39%) Azure Engineer
11 5 (4.39%) Java Software Developer
12 4 (3.51%) JavaScript Developer
12 4 (3.51%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (39.47%) Kafka
2 16 (14.04%) REST
3 15 (13.16%) ActiveMQ
3 15 (13.16%) RabbitMQ
4 14 (12.28%) Node.js
4 14 (12.28%) Spring
5 12 (10.53%) Spark Streaming
5 12 (10.53%) Spring Batch
5 12 (10.53%) Spring Boot
5 12 (10.53%) Spring Security
6 7 (6.14%) Web Services
7 4 (3.51%) jQuery
7 4 (3.51%) RESTful
8 3 (2.63%) Apache Avro
8 3 (2.63%) SOAP
9 2 (1.75%) .NET
9 2 (1.75%) Hibernate
9 2 (1.75%) Regular Expression
10 1 (0.88%) Gherkin
10 1 (0.88%) Mustache
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.65%) NHS
2 5 (4.39%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.75%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.75%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.75%) Minimum Viable Product
4 2 (1.75%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.75%) User Experience
5 1 (0.88%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (0.88%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 21 (18.42%) Linux
2 11 (9.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.88%) Android
3 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.88%) Windows
3 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (34.21%) TDD
3 37 (32.46%) Scrum
4 35 (30.70%) Test Automation
5 23 (20.18%) DevOps
6 21 (18.42%) Software Engineering
7 20 (17.54%) Mentoring
7 20 (17.54%) Open Source
8 19 (16.67%) Kanban
8 19 (16.67%) MapReduce
9 18 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (14.91%) Analytics
10 17 (14.91%) ETL
11 16 (14.04%) BDD
11 16 (14.04%) Cybersecurity
11 16 (14.04%) Data Analytics
12 15 (13.16%) Microservices
12 15 (13.16%) Performance Engineering
13 14 (12.28%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (11.40%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 52 (45.61%) Python
2 37 (32.46%) JavaScript
3 32 (28.07%) Java
4 25 (21.93%) SQL
5 20 (17.54%) Scala
6 10 (8.77%) Ruby
7 8 (7.02%) PowerShell
8 7 (6.14%) Shell Script
9 5 (4.39%) PHP
10 4 (3.51%) HiveQL
11 3 (2.63%) C#
12 1 (0.88%) R
12 1 (0.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (24.56%) Security Cleared
2 17 (14.91%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.14%) BC Cleared
4 2 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.77%) PMO
2 5 (4.39%) QA
3 2 (1.75%) GDPR
System Software
1 13 (11.40%) Apache Flume
2 9 (7.89%) Docker
3 7 (6.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 38 (33.33%) Puppet
2 18 (15.79%) Ansible
3 15 (13.16%) Grafana
3 15 (13.16%) Graylog
3 15 (13.16%) Terraform
4 6 (5.26%) CA Single Sign-On
5 4 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (2.63%) Oozie
7 2 (1.75%) ArcSight ESM
8 1 (0.88%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 14 (12.28%) Informatica
1 14 (12.28%) Talend
2 11 (9.65%) Red Hat
3 9 (7.89%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.89%) Splunk
4 7 (6.14%) CA
4 7 (6.14%) Oracle
4 7 (6.14%) VMware
5 5 (4.39%) Cadence
5 5 (4.39%) Capita
5 5 (4.39%) Cloudera
6 4 (3.51%) Google
7 3 (2.63%) Hortonworks
8 2 (1.75%) ArcSight
8 2 (1.75%) HP
8 2 (1.75%) Intel
9 1 (0.88%) Datameer
9 1 (0.88%) Tableau