Period
to 20 January 2019

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 20 January 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.

Big Data
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 102 112 128
Rank change year-on-year +10 +16 +43
Contract jobs citing Big Data 65 45 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.98% 1.49% 0.99%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.11% 6.54% 3.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 46 27
West Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £463 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% - -19.57%
10th Percentile £382 £400 £356
90th Percentile £616 £615 £563
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £475 £470
% change year-on-year - +1.06% -14.55%
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 801 688 815
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 24.35% 22.74% 25.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 553 491 537
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £320 £298 £285
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 0 12
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 - £21.19
10th Percentile £13.17 - £13.50
90th Percentile £21.49 - £31.43
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.74 £32.75 £24.00
% change year-on-year -48.89% +36.46% +29.73%

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 20 January 2019.

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 20 January 2019. 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 +6 50 £500 +8.11% 9
Halifax - 8 £438 -
Big Data
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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 40 (61.54%) Hadoop
2 29 (44.62%) Java
3 26 (40.00%) Apache Spark
4 25 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (33.85%) Software Engineering
5 22 (33.85%) Apache Hive
5 22 (33.85%) Python
6 21 (32.31%) Scala
7 19 (29.23%) NoSQL
7 19 (29.23%) Kafka
8 18 (27.69%) Relational Database
9 15 (23.08%) OO
9 15 (23.08%) HBase
10 13 (20.00%) RDBMS
10 13 (20.00%) C#
11 12 (18.46%) C++
11 12 (18.46%) SQL
12 11 (16.92%) Finance
13 10 (15.38%) Linux
13 10 (15.38%) OOP
13 10 (15.38%) MapR
14 9 (13.85%) Data Lake
15 8 (12.31%) Amazon AWS
15 8 (12.31%) TDD
15 8 (12.31%) DevOps
15 8 (12.31%) Functional Programming
16 7 (10.77%) Analytics
16 7 (10.77%) Hortonworks
16 7 (10.77%) Data Science
16 7 (10.77%) Scrum

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 26 (40.00%) Apache Spark
2 7 (10.77%) Apache
3 4 (6.15%) SAS
4 3 (4.62%) Confluence
4 3 (4.62%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (3.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.54%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.31%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.62%) Amazon EMR
2 3 (4.62%) Amazon S3
2 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.08%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.08%) Azure Data Factory
3 2 (3.08%) Slack
4 1 (1.54%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (1.54%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.54%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.54%) GitHub
4 1 (1.54%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (61.54%) Hadoop
2 22 (33.85%) Apache Hive
3 19 (29.23%) NoSQL
4 18 (27.69%) Relational Database
5 15 (23.08%) HBase
6 13 (20.00%) RDBMS
7 9 (13.85%) Data Lake
8 7 (10.77%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (6.15%) MongoDB
9 4 (6.15%) SQL Server
10 3 (4.62%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (4.62%) DB2
10 3 (4.62%) Impala
11 2 (3.08%) MySQL
11 2 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (3.08%) Riak
12 1 (1.54%) Amazon Redshift
12 1 (1.54%) Redis
12 1 (1.54%) SAP Data Services
12 1 (1.54%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.15%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.62%) JIRA
4 2 (3.08%) Artifactory
4 2 (3.08%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.08%) JUnit
4 2 (3.08%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (3.08%) SoapUI
4 2 (3.08%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.54%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.54%) IntelliJ
5 1 (1.54%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.54%) Maven
5 1 (1.54%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.54%) Selenium
5 1 (1.54%) Subversion
General
1 11 (16.92%) Finance
2 1 (1.54%) Banking
2 1 (1.54%) Publishing
2 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (27.69%) Developer
2 10 (15.38%) Analyst
3 9 (13.85%) Software Engineer
4 7 (10.77%) Architect
4 7 (10.77%) Big Data Developer
4 7 (10.77%) Business Analyst
4 7 (10.77%) Data Engineer
4 7 (10.77%) Python Developer
5 6 (9.23%) Java Developer
5 6 (9.23%) Software Developer
6 5 (7.69%) Big Data Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) AWS Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Data Architect
7 4 (6.15%) Java Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Project Manager
7 4 (6.15%) Scala Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Data Scientist
8 3 (4.62%) Hadoop Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Java Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (29.23%) Kafka
2 7 (10.77%) Web Services
3 6 (9.23%) Apache NiFi
4 4 (6.15%) J2EE
5 3 (4.62%) JSON
5 3 (4.62%) PySpark
5 3 (4.62%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (3.08%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (3.08%) Middleware
6 2 (3.08%) Node.js
6 2 (3.08%) REST
6 2 (3.08%) SOAP
6 2 (3.08%) Spring
6 2 (3.08%) XML
7 1 (1.54%) Django
7 1 (1.54%) RESTful
7 1 (1.54%) Spring Batch
7 1 (1.54%) Spring Boot
7 1 (1.54%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (6.15%) Taxonomies
2 2 (3.08%) Algorithms
2 2 (3.08%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.54%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.54%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.54%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.38%) Linux
2 4 (6.15%) Unix
2 4 (6.15%) Windows
3 2 (3.08%) AIX
4 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (33.85%) Software Engineering
3 15 (23.08%) OO
4 10 (15.38%) OOP
5 8 (12.31%) DevOps
5 8 (12.31%) Functional Programming
5 8 (12.31%) TDD
6 7 (10.77%) Analytics
6 7 (10.77%) Data Science
6 7 (10.77%) Scrum
7 5 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (7.69%) Data Analytics
7 5 (7.69%) Microservices
7 5 (7.69%) Test Automation
8 4 (6.15%) BDD
8 4 (6.15%) Business Analysis
8 4 (6.15%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (6.15%) Data Architecture
8 4 (6.15%) Machine Learning
8 4 (6.15%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 29 (44.62%) Java
2 22 (33.85%) Python
3 21 (32.31%) Scala
4 13 (20.00%) C#
5 12 (18.46%) C++
5 12 (18.46%) SQL
6 3 (4.62%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.62%) R
7 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.54%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.69%) HDFS
2 2 (3.08%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.54%) Apache Flume
3 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (9.23%) Puppet
2 2 (3.08%) Ansible
2 2 (3.08%) Grafana
2 2 (3.08%) Graylog
2 2 (3.08%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.08%) Oozie
2 2 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.08%) Rancher
2 2 (3.08%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (15.38%) MapR
2 7 (10.77%) Hortonworks
3 5 (7.69%) Cloudera
4 3 (4.62%) Oracle
5 2 (3.08%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.08%) NetApp
6 1 (1.54%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.54%) CA
6 1 (1.54%) Informatica
6 1 (1.54%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.54%) SAP
6 1 (1.54%) Splunk
6 1 (1.54%) Tableau
6 1 (1.54%) Talend
6 1 (1.54%) Teradata
6 1 (1.54%) VMware