Period
to 24 November 2017

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 November 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.

Big Data
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 122 143
Rank change year-on-year +52 +21 -26
Contract jobs citing Big Data 66 25 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.93% 0.96% 0.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.11% 3.76% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 24 11
Leeds median daily rate £450 £470 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.26% -21.67% +53.85%
10th Percentile £400 £400 £400
90th Percentile £615 £600 £675
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £470 £600
% change year-on-year -4.26% -21.67% +53.85%
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 594 665 897
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 26.33% 25.42% 27.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 468 623
Leeds median daily rate £400 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £310 £296 £281
90th Percentile £538 £526 £515
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 8
Leeds median hourly rate - £14.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -17.14% +9.38%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.59 £21.19 £18.50
% change year-on-year -21.70% +14.53% +15.63%

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 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Big Data in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 42 (63.64%) Hadoop
2 39 (59.09%) Apache Spark
3 36 (54.55%) HBase
3 36 (54.55%) Python
4 35 (53.03%) Apache Hive
5 34 (51.52%) Shell Script
6 32 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (48.48%) Kafka
7 30 (45.45%) Java
8 29 (43.94%) ETL
9 28 (42.42%) MapReduce
9 28 (42.42%) Sqoop
10 27 (40.91%) DevOps
10 27 (40.91%) Impala
10 27 (40.91%) Apache Flume
10 27 (40.91%) GitHub
11 26 (39.39%) Spark Streaming
11 26 (39.39%) Git (software)
12 25 (37.88%) Ansible
13 24 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
14 23 (34.85%) Open Source
15 21 (31.82%) Security Cleared
16 20 (30.30%) SQL
16 20 (30.30%) Linux
16 20 (30.30%) Finance
16 20 (30.30%) Analytics
17 18 (27.27%) Informatica
18 17 (25.76%) NoSQL
19 16 (24.24%) Data Modelling
19 16 (24.24%) Configuration Management

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 (59.09%) Apache Spark
2 11 (16.67%) Confluence
3 10 (15.15%) OpenStack
4 8 (12.12%) SAS
5 7 (10.61%) Apache
6 5 (7.58%) Apache Solr
7 2 (3.03%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 27 (40.91%) GitHub
2 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.52%) SaaS
2 1 (1.52%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.67%) LAN
1 11 (16.67%) VPN
1 11 (16.67%) WAN
2 5 (7.58%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (63.64%) Hadoop
2 36 (54.55%) HBase
3 35 (53.03%) Apache Hive
4 28 (42.42%) Sqoop
5 27 (40.91%) Impala
6 17 (25.76%) NoSQL
7 11 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (10.61%) MongoDB
10 4 (6.06%) Data Lake
11 3 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (4.55%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 3 (4.55%) Pentaho
11 3 (4.55%) Relational Database
12 2 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (3.03%) DB2
13 1 (1.52%) Amazon Redshift
13 1 (1.52%) IBM BigInsights
13 1 (1.52%) MySQL
13 1 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 26 (39.39%) Git (software)
2 16 (24.24%) JIRA
3 12 (18.18%) Talend Open Studio
4 8 (12.12%) Cucumber
5 3 (4.55%) ERwin
5 3 (4.55%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.03%) Selenium
6 2 (3.03%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (3.03%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.52%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.52%) git-flow
7 1 (1.52%) Maven
General
1 20 (30.30%) Finance
2 13 (19.70%) Marketing
3 9 (13.64%) Electronics
3 9 (13.64%) Manufacturing
3 9 (13.64%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.06%) Retail
5 3 (4.55%) Banking
6 1 (1.52%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 19 (28.79%) Data Engineer
2 17 (25.76%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (18.18%) Developer
4 7 (10.61%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (9.09%) Senior Data Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Architect
6 5 (7.58%) Big Data Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Data Architect
7 3 (4.55%) Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Architect
7 3 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Lead
7 3 (4.55%) Data Warehouse Architect
7 3 (4.55%) Lead Architect
7 3 (4.55%) Lead Data Architect
7 3 (4.55%) Splunk Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Automation Tester
8 2 (3.03%) Data Business Analyst
8 2 (3.03%) Data Warehouse Business Analyst
8 2 (3.03%) PC Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (48.48%) Kafka
2 26 (39.39%) Spark Streaming
3 13 (19.70%) REST
3 13 (19.70%) Sensu
4 10 (15.15%) HTML
4 10 (15.15%) HTML5
5 8 (12.12%) JSON
6 7 (10.61%) Ajax
6 7 (10.61%) CSS
6 7 (10.61%) CSS3
6 7 (10.61%) Ext JS
7 6 (9.09%) Spring
7 6 (9.09%) Spring Boot
8 5 (7.58%) Apache Camel
8 5 (7.58%) Drools
9 4 (6.06%) Node.js
10 3 (4.55%) AngularJS
10 3 (4.55%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (4.55%) React
10 3 (4.55%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.58%) Algorithms
3 3 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.55%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 20 (30.30%) Linux
2 11 (16.67%) Unix
3 3 (4.55%) Windows
4 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (43.94%) ETL
3 28 (42.42%) MapReduce
4 27 (40.91%) DevOps
5 24 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (34.85%) Open Source
7 20 (30.30%) Analytics
8 16 (24.24%) Configuration Management
8 16 (24.24%) Data Modelling
9 14 (21.21%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (19.70%) Disaster Recovery
11 12 (18.18%) Reverse Engineering
12 11 (16.67%) Big Data Analytics
12 11 (16.67%) Data Analytics
12 11 (16.67%) Data Architecture
12 11 (16.67%) Data Integration
12 11 (16.67%) Information Security
12 11 (16.67%) Scrum
13 9 (13.64%) Microservices
13 9 (13.64%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (54.55%) Python
2 34 (51.52%) Shell Script
3 30 (45.45%) Java
4 20 (30.30%) SQL
5 16 (24.24%) Scala
6 13 (19.70%) JavaScript
7 4 (6.06%) R
8 3 (4.55%) Bash Shell
8 3 (4.55%) C#
8 3 (4.55%) PL/SQL
8 3 (4.55%) Prolog
9 2 (3.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (31.82%) Security Cleared
2 16 (24.24%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.58%) Degree
4 4 (6.06%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.09%) QA
2 4 (6.06%) Data Quality
System Software
1 27 (40.91%) Apache Flume
2 7 (10.61%) HDFS
3 5 (7.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (7.58%) Docker
Systems Management
1 25 (37.88%) Ansible
2 13 (19.70%) Prometheus
3 6 (9.09%) Terraform
4 5 (7.58%) Kubernetes
5 2 (3.03%) Oozie
6 1 (1.52%) Grafana
6 1 (1.52%) Graylog
6 1 (1.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (27.27%) Informatica
2 12 (18.18%) Talend
3 9 (13.64%) SAP
4 8 (12.12%) Oracle
5 5 (7.58%) Microsoft
5 5 (7.58%) Tableau
6 3 (4.55%) CA
6 3 (4.55%) Cloudera
6 3 (4.55%) Splunk
7 2 (3.03%) Atlassian
7 2 (3.03%) Datameer
8 1 (1.52%) Elastic Path
8 1 (1.52%) Hortonworks
8 1 (1.52%) Logi
8 1 (1.52%) Logi Analytics
8 1 (1.52%) MapR