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 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
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 107 101
Rank change year-on-year +14 -6  
Contract jobs citing Big Data 7 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.49% 0.69% 0.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.19% 3.10% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 8
Median daily rate £425 £500 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% -11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £402 £453
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 319 452 628
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 22.11% 22.21% 29.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 318 426
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 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 6
Median hourly rate £22.00 £16.09 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.73% -8.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £15.30 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.90 £100.55 £45.00
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 West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 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
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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +18 5 £413 -17.50% 15
Big Data
Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 13 (56.52%) SQL
2 9 (39.13%) SAS
3 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (30.43%) Java
4 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (26.09%) ETL
5 6 (26.09%) Project Management
5 6 (26.09%) Finance
5 6 (26.09%) Hadoop
6 5 (21.74%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (21.74%) VBA
6 5 (21.74%) Web Services
6 5 (21.74%) Data Mining
6 5 (21.74%) Python
6 5 (21.74%) CRM
6 5 (21.74%) REST
6 5 (21.74%) Analytics
7 4 (17.39%) NoSQL
7 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (17.39%) Apache Spark
7 4 (17.39%) Data Strategy
7 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (17.39%) Data Modelling
7 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (17.39%) Oracle
7 4 (17.39%) Stata
7 4 (17.39%) Open Source
7 4 (17.39%) SaaS
7 4 (17.39%) Apache Hive
7 4 (17.39%) Data Management

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 9 (39.13%) SAS
2 4 (17.39%) Apache Spark
3 2 (8.70%) Apache Pig
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (4.35%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Stata
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) SaaS
2 3 (13.04%) IaaS
2 3 (13.04%) PaaS
3 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.35%) GitHub
3 1 (4.35%) Google Analytics
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Kerberos
2 1 (4.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) Hadoop
2 5 (21.74%) Data Mining
2 5 (21.74%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (17.39%) Apache Hive
3 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (17.39%) NoSQL
4 3 (13.04%) HBase
4 3 (13.04%) MongoDB
4 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
5 2 (8.70%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (8.70%) MySQL
5 2 (8.70%) QlikView
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (4.35%) IBM BigInsights
6 1 (4.35%) Impala
6 1 (4.35%) OLAP
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.70%) FitNesse
2 2 (8.70%) JUnit
2 2 (8.70%) NUnit
2 2 (8.70%) Selenium
3 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.35%) Hudson
3 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Data Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Data Architect
5 2 (8.70%) ETL Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Hadoop Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Platform Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Data Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Digital Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Linux Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Data Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) REST
1 5 (21.74%) Web Services
2 3 (13.04%) Ajax
2 3 (13.04%) CSS
2 3 (13.04%) CSS3
2 3 (13.04%) Ext JS
2 3 (13.04%) HTML
2 3 (13.04%) HTML5
2 3 (13.04%) JSON
3 2 (8.70%) Apache CXF
3 2 (8.70%) SOAP
4 1 (4.35%) .NET
4 1 (4.35%) Apache Avro
4 1 (4.35%) Apache Thrift
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.04%) NHS
3 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (8.70%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (4.35%) Credit Risk
4 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
4 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Unix
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (26.09%) ETL
2 6 (26.09%) Project Management
3 5 (21.74%) Analytics
3 5 (21.74%) CRM
4 4 (17.39%) Business Analysis
4 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (17.39%) Data Management
4 4 (17.39%) Data Modelling
4 4 (17.39%) Data Strategy
4 4 (17.39%) Open Source
4 4 (17.39%) Operations Research
4 4 (17.39%) Statistics
5 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
5 3 (13.04%) Front End Development
5 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (13.04%) Statistical Analysis
5 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) SQL
2 7 (30.43%) Java
3 5 (21.74%) Python
3 5 (21.74%) VBA
4 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
5 2 (8.70%) C#
5 2 (8.70%) Prolog
6 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.35%) R
6 1 (4.35%) Scala
6 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (8.70%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) Data Quality
1 3 (13.04%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) HDFS
3 1 (4.35%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Ansible
1 2 (8.70%) Hadoop YARN
1 2 (8.70%) Nagios
1 2 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (8.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) Hortonworks
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
3 2 (8.70%) SaltStack
3 2 (8.70%) Splunk
4 1 (4.35%) Cloudera
4 1 (4.35%) CyberArk
4 1 (4.35%) Elastic Path
4 1 (4.35%) Google
4 1 (4.35%) Imperva
4 1 (4.35%) Informatica
4 1 (4.35%) MapR
4 1 (4.35%) Qualys
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