Period
to 22 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 22 June 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 127 150
Rank change year-on-year +67 +23 -1
Contract jobs citing Big Data 131 21 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.86% 0.76% 0.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.25% 3.21% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 16 22
West Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £464 £505
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.43% -8.17% -27.86%
10th Percentile £400 £366 £416
90th Percentile £570 £500 £700
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £475 £500
% change year-on-year - -5.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 806 655 878
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 23.75% 23.71% 22.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 571 428 632
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £378 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.96% +0.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £305 £300 £288
90th Percentile £545 £500 £517
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £378
% change year-on-year +6.67% -0.66% +7.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 11
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £33.50 £19.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +76.32% -9.52% +13.90%
10th Percentile £14.65 £15.27 £14.88
90th Percentile £33.75 £35.09 £24.25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.42 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +12.71% -9.52% +6.33%

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing Big Data as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Big Data in West Yorkshire

Big Data
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Big Data in West Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Big Data in West Yorkshire

Big Data
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Big Data in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 22 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Big Data in West Yorkshire

Big Data
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 22 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +68 126 £475 +1.06% 10
Halifax +1 2 - -
Bradford - 2 £495 -
Big Data
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 67 (51.15%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (44.27%) Hadoop
3 55 (41.98%) Python
4 51 (38.93%) Kafka
5 50 (38.17%) Apache Hive
6 44 (33.59%) Apache Spark
7 41 (31.30%) Puppet
7 41 (31.30%) JavaScript
8 38 (29.01%) TDD
9 36 (27.48%) Scrum
9 36 (27.48%) Java
10 35 (26.72%) Test Automation
11 32 (24.43%) Security Cleared
12 30 (22.90%) SQL
13 29 (22.14%) Apache
14 28 (21.37%) HBase
15 27 (20.61%) NoSQL
16 26 (19.85%) Software Engineering
17 24 (18.32%) DevOps
18 23 (17.56%) Scala
19 22 (16.79%) Amazon AWS
19 22 (16.79%) Open Source
19 22 (16.79%) Mentoring
20 21 (16.03%) Linux
21 20 (15.27%) SC Cleared
22 19 (14.50%) Continuous Integration
22 19 (14.50%) MongoDB
22 19 (14.50%) MapReduce
22 19 (14.50%) Ansible
22 19 (14.50%) ETL

Big Data
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 44 (33.59%) Apache Spark
2 29 (22.14%) Apache
3 17 (12.98%) Confluence
4 15 (11.45%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (6.87%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.76%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.76%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 22 (16.79%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (12.98%) Slack
3 14 (10.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (9.16%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (5.34%) GitHub
6 4 (3.05%) CloudFront
7 2 (1.53%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.53%) SaaS
8 1 (0.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.63%) Firewall
2 4 (3.05%) DSL
3 3 (2.29%) NAS
3 3 (2.29%) SAN
4 2 (1.53%) Network Security
4 2 (1.53%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.76%) Internet
5 1 (0.76%) SMS
5 1 (0.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (44.27%) Hadoop
2 50 (38.17%) Apache Hive
3 28 (21.37%) HBase
4 27 (20.61%) NoSQL
5 19 (14.50%) MongoDB
5 19 (14.50%) MySQL
6 18 (13.74%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (12.21%) Riak
8 15 (11.45%) PostgreSQL
9 14 (10.69%) Apache Cassandra
9 14 (10.69%) Relational Database
10 9 (6.87%) Impala
10 9 (6.87%) Sqoop
11 8 (6.11%) Pentaho
12 2 (1.53%) Amazon Aurora
12 2 (1.53%) Data Lake
12 2 (1.53%) Parquet
12 2 (1.53%) RDBMS
12 2 (1.53%) SAP BW
13 1 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 17 (12.98%) Artifactory
1 17 (12.98%) JIRA
2 15 (11.45%) Git (software)
3 14 (10.69%) Cucumber
4 12 (9.16%) Jenkins
5 11 (8.40%) JUnit
6 10 (7.63%) Jasmine
7 2 (1.53%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.53%) TestComplete
8 1 (0.76%) Gerrit
8 1 (0.76%) IBM UrbanCode
8 1 (0.76%) JMeter
8 1 (0.76%) Selenium
8 1 (0.76%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.76%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 14 (10.69%) Retail
2 5 (3.82%) Games
3 4 (3.05%) Finance
3 4 (3.05%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.29%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.76%) Billing
Job Titles
1 50 (38.17%) Developer
2 23 (17.56%) Big Data Developer
3 22 (16.79%) Python Developer
4 18 (13.74%) Data Engineer
5 15 (11.45%) Software Engineer
6 11 (8.40%) Big Data Engineer
7 10 (7.63%) Analyst
7 10 (7.63%) Java Developer
8 9 (6.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (6.11%) Architect
9 8 (6.11%) Linux Engineer
9 8 (6.11%) Scrum Master
10 7 (5.34%) Apache Spark Developer
10 7 (5.34%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (4.58%) Data Architect
11 6 (4.58%) Hadoop Developer
11 6 (4.58%) Software Developer
12 5 (3.82%) Azure Engineer
12 5 (3.82%) Test Analyst
13 4 (3.05%) Hadoop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (38.93%) Kafka
2 18 (13.74%) Node.js
3 17 (12.98%) ActiveMQ
3 17 (12.98%) RabbitMQ
4 15 (11.45%) REST
4 15 (11.45%) Spring
5 14 (10.69%) Spring Batch
5 14 (10.69%) Spring Boot
5 14 (10.69%) Spring Security
6 12 (9.16%) Spark Streaming
7 8 (6.11%) Web Services
8 5 (3.82%) RESTful
9 4 (3.05%) jQuery
10 3 (2.29%) Apache Avro
10 3 (2.29%) SOAP
11 2 (1.53%) .NET
11 2 (1.53%) Regular Expression
12 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET
12 1 (0.76%) J2EE
12 1 (0.76%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.40%) NHS
2 6 (4.58%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.05%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.29%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.29%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.53%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.53%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.53%) Minimum Viable Product
5 2 (1.53%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (1.53%) User Experience
6 1 (0.76%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.76%) Fintech
6 1 (0.76%) iPad
6 1 (0.76%) PKI
6 1 (0.76%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 21 (16.03%) Linux
2 11 (8.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.76%) Android
3 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.76%) Windows
3 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (51.15%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (29.01%) TDD
3 36 (27.48%) Scrum
4 35 (26.72%) Test Automation
5 26 (19.85%) Software Engineering
6 24 (18.32%) DevOps
7 22 (16.79%) Mentoring
7 22 (16.79%) Open Source
8 19 (14.50%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (14.50%) ETL
8 19 (14.50%) MapReduce
9 18 (13.74%) Cybersecurity
9 18 (13.74%) Kanban
10 17 (12.98%) Analytics
10 17 (12.98%) Data Analytics
11 16 (12.21%) BDD
11 16 (12.21%) Performance Engineering
11 16 (12.21%) SFIA
12 15 (11.45%) Coaching
12 15 (11.45%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 55 (41.98%) Python
2 41 (31.30%) JavaScript
3 36 (27.48%) Java
4 30 (22.90%) SQL
5 23 (17.56%) Scala
6 11 (8.40%) Ruby
7 9 (6.87%) PowerShell
8 7 (5.34%) Shell Script
9 6 (4.58%) C#
10 5 (3.82%) PHP
11 4 (3.05%) HiveQL
12 3 (2.29%) C++
13 2 (1.53%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.76%) Groovy
14 1 (0.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (24.43%) Security Cleared
2 20 (15.27%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.11%) BC Cleared
4 2 (1.53%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.76%) CEH
5 1 (0.76%) CISM
5 1 (0.76%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.63%) PMO
2 7 (5.34%) QA
3 5 (3.82%) GDPR
4 2 (1.53%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (9.92%) Apache Flume
2 10 (7.63%) Docker
3 8 (6.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 41 (31.30%) Puppet
2 19 (14.50%) Ansible
3 17 (12.98%) Grafana
3 17 (12.98%) Graylog
3 17 (12.98%) Terraform
4 6 (4.58%) CA Single Sign-On
5 4 (3.05%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (2.29%) Oozie
7 2 (1.53%) ArcSight ESM
8 1 (0.76%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.76%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 14 (10.69%) Informatica
1 14 (10.69%) Talend
2 11 (8.40%) Red Hat
3 10 (7.63%) Microsoft
3 10 (7.63%) Splunk
4 8 (6.11%) CA
4 8 (6.11%) Oracle
4 8 (6.11%) VMware
5 6 (4.58%) Capita
5 6 (4.58%) Cloudera
6 5 (3.82%) Cadence
6 5 (3.82%) Hortonworks
7 4 (3.05%) Google
7 4 (3.05%) MapR
8 3 (2.29%) Micro Focus
9 2 (1.53%) ArcSight
9 2 (1.53%) HP
9 2 (1.53%) Intel
9 2 (1.53%) SAP