Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 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
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 80 121
Rank change year-on-year 0 +41 +27
Contract jobs citing Big Data 62 64 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.62% 2.89% 0.98%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.42% 10.94% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 69 25
Leeds median daily rate £500 £450 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.26% -27.69%
10th Percentile £388 £400 £400
90th Percentile £615 £615 £600
West Yorkshire median daily rate £495 £450 £470
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.26% -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 595 585 664
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 25.13% 26.40% 25.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 426 467
Leeds median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £296
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 1 7
Leeds median hourly rate £17.66 £25.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.37% +72.41% -17.14%
10th Percentile £13.02 £24.50 £13.20
90th Percentile £28.45 £25.50 £31.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £22.00 £21.19
% change year-on-year -22.73% +3.83% +21.07%

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 13 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Big Data in Leeds

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 40 (64.52%) Hadoop
2 27 (43.55%) Apache Hive
3 26 (41.94%) Kafka
4 24 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (37.10%) Apache Spark
6 22 (35.48%) Software Engineering
7 20 (32.26%) Java
8 19 (30.65%) Scala
9 18 (29.03%) NoSQL
9 18 (29.03%) Python
9 18 (29.03%) HBase
10 16 (25.81%) OO
11 15 (24.19%) OOP
12 14 (22.58%) Apache
12 14 (22.58%) Relational Database
13 13 (20.97%) TDD
14 12 (19.35%) Linux
14 12 (19.35%) RDBMS
14 12 (19.35%) Puppet
14 12 (19.35%) MapR
15 11 (17.74%) Git (software)
16 10 (16.13%) C#
16 10 (16.13%) Analytics
16 10 (16.13%) DevOps
16 10 (16.13%) Functional Programming
17 9 (14.52%) Data Analytics
17 9 (14.52%) Cybersecurity
17 9 (14.52%) Elasticsearch
17 9 (14.52%) SQL
17 9 (14.52%) Data Warehouse

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 23 (37.10%) Apache Spark
2 14 (22.58%) Apache
3 9 (14.52%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (12.90%) Confluence
5 2 (3.23%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (11.29%) Slack
3 6 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (8.06%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (3.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (3.23%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (3.23%) Serverless
6 1 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.61%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (1.61%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.61%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.29%) Firewall
2 2 (3.23%) NAS
2 2 (3.23%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (3.23%) SAN
3 1 (1.61%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (64.52%) Hadoop
2 27 (43.55%) Apache Hive
3 18 (29.03%) HBase
3 18 (29.03%) NoSQL
4 14 (22.58%) Relational Database
5 12 (19.35%) RDBMS
6 9 (14.52%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (9.68%) MongoDB
7 6 (9.68%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (8.06%) Riak
9 4 (6.45%) Data Lake
9 4 (6.45%) MySQL
10 3 (4.84%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (4.84%) SAP BW
11 2 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (3.23%) CouchDB
11 2 (3.23%) GIS
11 2 (3.23%) Impala
11 2 (3.23%) Redis
12 1 (1.61%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 11 (17.74%) Git (software)
2 8 (12.90%) JIRA
3 7 (11.29%) Jenkins
4 5 (8.06%) Artifactory
5 4 (6.45%) Cucumber
6 3 (4.84%) JUnit
7 2 (3.23%) Eclipse
7 2 (3.23%) IntelliJ
7 2 (3.23%) Maven
7 2 (3.23%) Mercurial
7 2 (3.23%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (3.23%) Selenium
7 2 (3.23%) SoapUI
7 2 (3.23%) Subversion
7 2 (3.23%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.61%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.61%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.61%) TestComplete
General
1 4 (6.45%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Retail
3 2 (3.23%) Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (27.42%) Developer
2 12 (19.35%) Software Engineer
3 7 (11.29%) Analyst
3 7 (11.29%) Architect
3 7 (11.29%) Test Analyst
4 6 (9.68%) Data Architect
4 6 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (9.68%) Python Developer
5 5 (8.06%) Data Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Big Data Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Big Data Developer
7 3 (4.84%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Hadoop Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Java Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Scala Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Applications Architect
8 2 (3.23%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (41.94%) Kafka
2 9 (14.52%) RabbitMQ
3 7 (11.29%) ActiveMQ
4 5 (8.06%) Node.js
5 4 (6.45%) Spring
5 4 (6.45%) Spring Batch
5 4 (6.45%) Spring Boot
5 4 (6.45%) Spring Security
6 3 (4.84%) Web Services
7 2 (3.23%) SOAP
8 1 (1.61%) Django
8 1 (1.61%) REST
8 1 (1.61%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.45%) Taxonomies
2 3 (4.84%) Client/Server
2 3 (4.84%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.23%) NHS
3 2 (3.23%) Private Cloud
3 2 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.61%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.61%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.61%) PKI
4 1 (1.61%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.61%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.35%) Linux
2 2 (3.23%) Windows
3 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.61%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (35.48%) Software Engineering
3 16 (25.81%) OO
4 15 (24.19%) OOP
5 13 (20.97%) TDD
6 10 (16.13%) Analytics
6 10 (16.13%) DevOps
6 10 (16.13%) Functional Programming
7 9 (14.52%) Cybersecurity
7 9 (14.52%) Data Analytics
7 9 (14.52%) Test Scripting
8 8 (12.90%) Data Science
8 8 (12.90%) Scrum
8 8 (12.90%) Test Automation
9 7 (11.29%) Mentoring
10 6 (9.68%) BDD
10 6 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (9.68%) Data Architecture
10 6 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 6 (9.68%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 20 (32.26%) Java
2 19 (30.65%) Scala
3 18 (29.03%) Python
4 10 (16.13%) C#
5 9 (14.52%) SQL
6 8 (12.90%) C++
7 7 (11.29%) JavaScript
8 6 (9.68%) PowerShell
9 2 (3.23%) Go
10 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (14.52%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.06%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.45%) BC Cleared
4 3 (4.84%) Degree
5 1 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.61%) CEH
5 1 (1.61%) CISM
5 1 (1.61%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) GDPR
1 3 (4.84%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.23%) HDFS
3 1 (1.61%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 12 (19.35%) Puppet
2 7 (11.29%) Grafana
2 7 (11.29%) Graylog
2 7 (11.29%) Terraform
3 2 (3.23%) Ansible
3 2 (3.23%) CA Single Sign-On
3 2 (3.23%) Kibana
3 2 (3.23%) Kubernetes
3 2 (3.23%) Oozie
3 2 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.23%) Prometheus
3 2 (3.23%) Rancher
Vendors
1 12 (19.35%) MapR
2 6 (9.68%) Hortonworks
2 6 (9.68%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.06%) CA
3 5 (8.06%) VMware
4 3 (4.84%) Micro Focus
4 3 (4.84%) SAP
5 2 (3.23%) Ab Initio
5 2 (3.23%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle
6 1 (1.61%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.61%) Splunk