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 3 months to 24 March 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Big Data
Rank 77 86 90
Rank change year-on-year +9 +4  
Contract jobs citing Big Data 12 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.16% 0.78% 0.086%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.23% 3.24% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 1
Median daily rate £478 £650 £700
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.53% -7.14%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £484 £470 £500
% change year-on-year +3.03% -6.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £33.06 £34.50
% change year-on-year +42.18% -4.18%  

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

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 284 339 346
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 27.55% 24.06% 29.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 248 244
Median daily rate £375 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.31% +1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £311 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £19.00 - £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing Big Data as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Big Data in Leeds

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Big Data also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 13 (48.15%) Hadoop
2 10 (37.04%) Apache Hive
2 10 (37.04%) Java
2 10 (37.04%) Python
2 10 (37.04%) Finance
3 9 (33.33%) Ansible
4 8 (29.63%) HDFS
4 8 (29.63%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (29.63%) HBase
4 8 (29.63%) Hadoop YARN
4 8 (29.63%) SQL
4 8 (29.63%) Linux
4 8 (29.63%) Red Hat
5 7 (25.93%) Nagios
5 7 (25.93%) Project Management
5 7 (25.93%) MySQL
5 7 (25.93%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (25.93%) Puppet
5 7 (25.93%) Apache Spark
5 7 (25.93%) Hortonworks
5 7 (25.93%) Apache Pig
6 6 (22.22%) SaltStack
6 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (22.22%) MapReduce
6 6 (22.22%) Degree
6 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
6 6 (22.22%) SAS
7 5 (18.52%) Kerberos
7 5 (18.52%) Data Mining
7 5 (18.52%) CRM

Big Data
Top Related 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 7 (25.93%) Apache Pig
1 7 (25.93%) Apache Spark
2 6 (22.22%) SAS
3 1 (3.70%) Confluence
3 1 (3.70%) nginx
3 1 (3.70%) uWSGI
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Stata
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.41%) SaaS
2 1 (3.70%) GitHub
2 1 (3.70%) Google Analytics
2 1 (3.70%) IaaS
2 1 (3.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) Kerberos
2 1 (3.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (48.15%) Hadoop
2 10 (37.04%) Apache Hive
3 8 (29.63%) HBase
4 7 (25.93%) MySQL
4 7 (25.93%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (18.52%) Data Mining
6 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
7 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (3.70%) OLAP
9 1 (3.70%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (3.70%) QlikView
9 1 (3.70%) Redis
9 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) JUnit
2 2 (7.41%) FitNesse
2 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.41%) NUnit
2 2 (7.41%) Selenium
3 1 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.70%) DbUnit
3 1 (3.70%) FishEye
3 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.70%) Hudson
3 1 (3.70%) JIRA
3 1 (3.70%) JMeter
3 1 (3.70%) Travis CI
General
1 10 (37.04%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (11.11%) Administrator
1 3 (11.11%) Architect
1 3 (11.11%) Hadoop Engineer
1 3 (11.11%) Platform Engineer
2 2 (7.41%) Business Analyst
2 2 (7.41%) Consultant
2 2 (7.41%) Data Architect
2 2 (7.41%) DBA
2 2 (7.41%) Developer
2 2 (7.41%) Hadoop Administrator
2 2 (7.41%) SQL DBA
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (3.70%) Big Data Architect
3 1 (3.70%) Big Data Consultant
3 1 (3.70%) Big Data Manager
3 1 (3.70%) Developer in Test
3 1 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (3.70%) Digital Business Analyst
3 1 (3.70%) Hadoop Architect
3 1 (3.70%) Lead DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) Web Services
2 2 (7.41%) Apache CXF
2 2 (7.41%) REST
2 2 (7.41%) SOAP
3 1 (3.70%) .NET
3 1 (3.70%) Apache Avro
3 1 (3.70%) Apache Thrift
3 1 (3.70%) Django
3 1 (3.70%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
3 3 (11.11%) NHS
4 2 (7.41%) Fintech
4 2 (7.41%) Replication
5 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Project Management
2 6 (22.22%) MapReduce
3 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (18.52%) CRM
4 4 (14.81%) Business Analysis
4 4 (14.81%) Data Modelling
4 4 (14.81%) ETL
4 4 (14.81%) Open Source
4 4 (14.81%) Operations Research
4 4 (14.81%) Statistics
5 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (11.11%) Data Cleansing
5 3 (11.11%) DevOps
5 3 (11.11%) Economics
5 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (11.11%) Statistical Analysis
5 3 (11.11%) Waterfall
6 2 (7.41%) Line Management
6 2 (7.41%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) Java
1 10 (37.04%) Python
2 8 (29.63%) SQL
3 5 (18.52%) VBA
4 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
5 2 (7.41%) Scala
6 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) Data Quality
1 3 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 8 (29.63%) HDFS
2 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.70%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 9 (33.33%) Ansible
2 8 (29.63%) Hadoop YARN
2 8 (29.63%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (25.93%) Nagios
3 7 (25.93%) Puppet
4 1 (3.70%) Salt
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Red Hat
2 7 (25.93%) Hortonworks
3 6 (22.22%) SaltStack
4 4 (14.81%) Oracle
5 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 2 (7.41%) Splunk
7 1 (3.70%) Atlassian
7 1 (3.70%) Cloudera
7 1 (3.70%) CyberArk
7 1 (3.70%) Google
7 1 (3.70%) Imperva
7 1 (3.70%) Platfora
7 1 (3.70%) Qualys