Period
to 16 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for Data Lake skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Lake over the 6 months to 16 February 2019 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.

Data Lakes
6 months to
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 124 135 -
Rank change year-on-year +11 - -
Contract jobs citing Data Lake 10 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.44% 0.085% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.71% 0.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 0
Leeds median daily rate £510 £610 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.39% - -
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £610 -
% change year-on-year -34.43% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

Data Lake 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 584 594 603
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 25.42% 25.17% 26.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 425 397
Leeds median daily rate £438 £390 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.18% +2.63% -0.52%
10th Percentile £337 £275 £298
90th Percentile £573 £538 £538
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 0 5
Leeds median hourly rate £17.66 - £30.50
10th Percentile £12.95 - £15.10
90th Percentile £21.10 - £31.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.94 - £24.00

Data Lake
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Data Lake as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Data Lake in Leeds

Data Lake
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Lake in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Lake in Leeds

Data Lake
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Lake in Leeds over the 6 months to 16 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Lake in Leeds

For the 6 months to 16 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Data Lake 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 Data Lake.

1 7 (70.00%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 5 (50.00%) ETL
3 5 (50.00%) Python
3 5 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (50.00%) Web Services
3 5 (50.00%) JIRA
3 5 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (50.00%) Analytics
3 5 (50.00%) Apache Spark
4 4 (40.00%) Big Data
4 4 (40.00%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (40.00%) Confluence
4 4 (40.00%) Data Quality
4 4 (40.00%) Data Management
4 4 (40.00%) Scala
4 4 (40.00%) Hadoop
4 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 4 (40.00%) Data Modelling
4 4 (40.00%) Change Management
5 3 (30.00%) Project Management
5 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (30.00%) Snowflake Schema
5 3 (30.00%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (30.00%) Amazon S3
5 3 (30.00%) Data Integration
5 3 (30.00%) Pentaho
5 3 (30.00%) Amazon Redshift
5 3 (30.00%) Change Data Capture

Data Lake
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 5 (50.00%) Apache Spark
2 4 (40.00%) Confluence
3 1 (10.00%) Apache
3 1 (10.00%) OpenEdge
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (30.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 3 (30.00%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (30.00%) Amazon S3
2 3 (30.00%) AWS CloudTrail
2 3 (30.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (20.00%) Amazon Kinesis
3 2 (20.00%) Amazon SageMaker
3 2 (20.00%) GitHub
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (10.00%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (10.00%) Amazon EMR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (40.00%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (40.00%) Big Data
2 4 (40.00%) Hadoop
3 3 (30.00%) Amazon Athena
3 3 (30.00%) Amazon Redshift
3 3 (30.00%) Pentaho
3 3 (30.00%) Snowflake Schema
4 2 (20.00%) Amazon Aurora
4 2 (20.00%) Apache Hive
4 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (10.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (10.00%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (10.00%) HBase
5 1 (10.00%) HDInsight
5 1 (10.00%) Parquet
5 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (10.00%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (10.00%) Sqoop
5 1 (10.00%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (10.00%) ERwin
3 1 (10.00%) Gatling
3 1 (10.00%) JMeter
3 1 (10.00%) Selenium
3 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Data Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) ETL Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Big Data Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Big Data Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Data Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Data Science Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Data Science Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Hadoop Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) Apache NiFi
2 1 (10.00%) Kafka
2 1 (10.00%) Keycloak
2 1 (10.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (10.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Analytics
2 5 (50.00%) ETL
3 4 (40.00%) Change Management
3 4 (40.00%) Data Management
3 4 (40.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (30.00%) Change Data Capture
4 3 (30.00%) Data Integration
4 3 (30.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (20.00%) Data Encryption
5 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (20.00%) TDD
6 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
6 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
6 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
6 1 (10.00%) System Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Java
1 5 (50.00%) Python
2 4 (40.00%) Scala
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) Ruby
5 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (10.00%) R
5 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) AWS Certification
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Docker
1 2 (20.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (10.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (10.00%) Oozie
1 1 (10.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Databricks
2 1 (10.00%) Hortonworks
2 1 (10.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Splunk