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 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 100 91
Rank change year-on-year +18 -9  
Contract jobs citing Big Data 5 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.45% 0.54% 0.98%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.95% 2.35% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 8
Median daily rate £413 £500 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.50% -11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £402 £453
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £504 £800
UK excluding London median daily rate £441 £450 £475
% change year-on-year -1.94% -5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £42.65 £16.00
% change year-on-year +17.23% +166.56%  

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 257 341 467
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 23.30% 23.01% 30.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 246 342
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £480 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.09 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.76% -8.05%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.14 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.04% +19.75%  

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 8 (47.06%) SQL
1 8 (47.06%) SAS
2 7 (41.18%) Java
3 6 (35.29%) Project Management
3 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (29.41%) Data Mining
4 5 (29.41%) Python
4 5 (29.41%) CRM
4 5 (29.41%) VBA
4 5 (29.41%) REST
5 4 (23.53%) Apache Hive
5 4 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (23.53%) Hadoop
5 4 (23.53%) Open Source
5 4 (23.53%) Finance
5 4 (23.53%) Stata
5 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (23.53%) Business Analysis
5 4 (23.53%) Statistics
5 4 (23.53%) Operations Research
5 4 (23.53%) Degree
5 4 (23.53%) Apache Spark
6 3 (17.65%) Front End Development
6 3 (17.65%) JSON
6 3 (17.65%) Ajax
6 3 (17.65%) Economics
6 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (17.65%) NHS
6 3 (17.65%) JavaScript

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 8 (47.06%) SAS
2 4 (23.53%) Apache Spark
3 2 (11.76%) Apache Pig
4 1 (5.88%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) SaaS
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) GitHub
2 1 (5.88%) Google Analytics
2 1 (5.88%) IaaS
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Kerberos
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) Data Mining
2 4 (23.53%) Apache Hive
2 4 (23.53%) Hadoop
3 3 (17.65%) HBase
3 3 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (11.76%) MySQL
4 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
5 1 (5.88%) IBM BigInsights
5 1 (5.88%) Impala
5 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
5 1 (5.88%) OLAP
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.76%) FitNesse
2 2 (11.76%) JUnit
2 2 (11.76%) NUnit
2 2 (11.76%) Selenium
3 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.88%) Hudson
3 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Data Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Hadoop Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Platform Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Automation Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Big Data Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Data Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Developer in Test
4 1 (5.88%) Digital Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) REST
2 3 (17.65%) Ajax
2 3 (17.65%) CSS
2 3 (17.65%) CSS3
2 3 (17.65%) Ext JS
2 3 (17.65%) HTML
2 3 (17.65%) HTML5
2 3 (17.65%) JSON
2 3 (17.65%) Web Services
3 2 (11.76%) Apache CXF
3 2 (11.76%) SOAP
4 1 (5.88%) .NET
4 1 (5.88%) Apache Avro
4 1 (5.88%) Apache Thrift
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (17.65%) NHS
3 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Project Management
2 5 (29.41%) CRM
3 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) Business Analysis
3 4 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (23.53%) Open Source
3 4 (23.53%) Operations Research
3 4 (23.53%) Statistics
4 3 (17.65%) Data Cleansing
4 3 (17.65%) Economics
4 3 (17.65%) Front End Development
4 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (17.65%) Statistical Analysis
4 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
5 2 (11.76%) Data Management
5 2 (11.76%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
5 2 (11.76%) Refactoring
5 2 (11.76%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 7 (41.18%) Java
3 5 (29.41%) Python
3 5 (29.41%) VBA
4 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.76%) Prolog
6 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.88%) R
6 1 (5.88%) Scala
6 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) Data Quality
1 3 (17.65%) QA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) HDFS
3 1 (5.88%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Ansible
1 2 (11.76%) Hadoop YARN
1 2 (11.76%) Nagios
1 2 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (11.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Hortonworks
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
2 2 (11.76%) SaltStack
3 1 (5.88%) Cloudera
3 1 (5.88%) CyberArk
3 1 (5.88%) Elastic Path
3 1 (5.88%) Google
3 1 (5.88%) Imperva
3 1 (5.88%) Informatica
3 1 (5.88%) MapR
3 1 (5.88%) Qualys
3 1 (5.88%) Splunk
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Difrent
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Cloud Computing International
Rate: £500 - £650 per day + Expenses
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £640.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £440.00 per day + up to £90 travel expenses
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + Expenses
Posted: 5 days ago