Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 113 134
Rank change year-on-year +23 +21 -10
Contract jobs citing Big Data 48 21 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.04% 0.94% 0.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.04% 3.56% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 21 14
Leeds median daily rate £475 £450 £613
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -26.53% +39.84%
10th Percentile £400 £356 £373
90th Percentile £615 £538 £700
West Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £450 £613
% change year-on-year +5.56% -26.53% +38.89%
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 597 590 711
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 25.34% 26.43% 23.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 390 488
Leeds median daily rate £390 £380 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% - +12.59%
10th Percentile £275 £300 £285
90th Percentile £538 £538 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Leeds median hourly rate - £19.00 -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year - -2.56% +9.09%

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 19 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Big Data in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 31 (64.58%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (47.92%) Java
3 22 (45.83%) Hadoop
4 19 (39.58%) Apache Hive
5 18 (37.50%) Kafka
6 17 (35.42%) Apache Spark
7 16 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 15 (31.25%) Scala
8 15 (31.25%) Test Automation
9 14 (29.17%) Open Source
9 14 (29.17%) Software Engineering
9 14 (29.17%) Scrum
10 13 (27.08%) Kanban
11 12 (25.00%) Git (software)
11 12 (25.00%) Linux
11 12 (25.00%) MongoDB
12 11 (22.92%) Puppet
12 11 (22.92%) SQL
12 11 (22.92%) Oracle
13 10 (20.83%) Python
13 10 (20.83%) Ruby
13 10 (20.83%) TDD
13 10 (20.83%) Microservices
14 9 (18.75%) HBase
14 9 (18.75%) Confluence
14 9 (18.75%) Node.js
14 9 (18.75%) Jenkins
14 9 (18.75%) JIRA
14 9 (18.75%) MySQL
15 8 (16.67%) Finance

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 17 (35.42%) Apache Spark
2 9 (18.75%) Confluence
3 8 (16.67%) Apache
4 5 (10.42%) Apache Pig
5 3 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (2.08%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (12.50%) Slack
2 3 (6.25%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (6.25%) CloudFront
2 3 (6.25%) GitHub
3 2 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) DSL
2 1 (2.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (45.83%) Hadoop
2 19 (39.58%) Apache Hive
3 12 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 9 (18.75%) HBase
4 9 (18.75%) MySQL
5 8 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (14.58%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (14.58%) Relational Database
7 6 (12.50%) NoSQL
7 6 (12.50%) Pentaho
8 5 (10.42%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (4.17%) Data Lake
9 2 (4.17%) Sqoop
10 1 (2.08%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 1 (2.08%) Impala
10 1 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (18.75%) Jenkins
2 9 (18.75%) JIRA
3 8 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 7 (14.58%) Artifactory
5 5 (10.42%) Jasmine
5 5 (10.42%) JUnit
6 2 (4.17%) git-flow
6 2 (4.17%) Maven
6 2 (4.17%) Selenium
6 2 (4.17%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (4.17%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.08%) ERwin
General
1 8 (16.67%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Games
2 5 (10.42%) Retail
3 4 (8.33%) Marketing
4 2 (4.17%) Banking
4 2 (4.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (18.75%) Data Engineer
1 9 (18.75%) Developer
1 9 (18.75%) Software Engineer
2 8 (16.67%) Big Data Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) Business Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Architect
5 4 (8.33%) Data Architect
5 4 (8.33%) Data Business Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Hadoop Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Scala Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Automation Tester
6 3 (6.25%) Big Data Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Splunk Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Test Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (37.50%) Kafka
2 9 (18.75%) Node.js
3 8 (16.67%) Spring
4 7 (14.58%) ActiveMQ
4 7 (14.58%) RabbitMQ
4 7 (14.58%) REST
4 7 (14.58%) Spring Batch
4 7 (14.58%) Spring Boot
4 7 (14.58%) Spring Security
5 4 (8.33%) Spark Streaming
6 3 (6.25%) AngularJS
6 3 (6.25%) HTML
6 3 (6.25%) HTML5
6 3 (6.25%) jQuery
6 3 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (6.25%) React
6 3 (6.25%) Regular Expression
6 3 (6.25%) RESTful
7 2 (4.17%) JSON
7 2 (4.17%) Mustache
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.17%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.08%) Fintech
5 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.08%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.00%) Linux
2 6 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (12.50%) Unix
3 3 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (64.58%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (31.25%) Test Automation
3 14 (29.17%) Open Source
3 14 (29.17%) Scrum
3 14 (29.17%) Software Engineering
4 13 (27.08%) Kanban
5 10 (20.83%) Microservices
5 10 (20.83%) TDD
6 8 (16.67%) BDD
6 8 (16.67%) Data Analysis
6 8 (16.67%) DevOps
6 8 (16.67%) Mentoring
7 7 (14.58%) Analytics
7 7 (14.58%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (14.58%) MapReduce
7 7 (14.58%) SFIA
8 6 (12.50%) ETL
9 5 (10.42%) Data Integration
9 5 (10.42%) Data Modelling
9 5 (10.42%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 23 (47.92%) Java
2 16 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 15 (31.25%) Scala
4 11 (22.92%) SQL
5 10 (20.83%) Python
5 10 (20.83%) Ruby
6 4 (8.33%) HiveQL
7 3 (6.25%) Bash Shell
7 3 (6.25%) C#
7 3 (6.25%) PHP
7 3 (6.25%) R
7 3 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) Degree
2 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) QA
2 2 (4.17%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.08%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) HDFS
2 1 (2.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (22.92%) Puppet
2 7 (14.58%) Grafana
2 7 (14.58%) Graylog
2 7 (14.58%) Terraform
3 3 (6.25%) Ansible
3 3 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.17%) Oozie
Vendors
1 11 (22.92%) Oracle
2 6 (12.50%) Informatica
3 5 (10.42%) Red Hat
3 5 (10.42%) Talend
4 4 (8.33%) Splunk
4 4 (8.33%) Tableau
5 3 (6.25%) Cadence
5 3 (6.25%) Cloudera
5 3 (6.25%) Datameer
5 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.17%) Atlassian
7 1 (2.08%) CA
7 1 (2.08%) Logi
7 1 (2.08%) Logi Analytics