Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 95 153
Rank change year-on-year +40 +58 +9
Contract jobs citing Big Data 133 57 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.92% 2.02% 0.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.02% 8.25% 3.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 55 24
West Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £463 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% -2.63% -26.92%
10th Percentile £388 £413 £374
90th Percentile £575 £615 £692
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £465 £480
% change year-on-year +2.15% -3.13% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £35.00 -

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 830 691 949
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 24.46% 24.43% 23.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 590 474 683
West Yorkshire median daily rate £405 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £313 £307 £285
90th Percentile £550 £538 £513
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 8
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £19.75 £15.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.92% +29.13% -15.90%
10th Percentile £13.25 £13.74 £13.28
90th Percentile £33.75 £32.00 £74.73
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £17.45 £13.50
% change year-on-year +14.65% +29.22% -25.77%

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 +42 126 £475 +2.15% 9
Halifax +5 3 £413 -8.33%
Bradford - 2 £495 -
Big Data
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 65 (48.87%) Hadoop
2 57 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (40.60%) Python
4 52 (39.10%) Apache Hive
4 52 (39.10%) Kafka
5 47 (35.34%) Apache Spark
6 36 (27.07%) TDD
7 34 (25.56%) HBase
7 34 (25.56%) Puppet
8 33 (24.81%) Java
9 32 (24.06%) Security Cleared
10 31 (23.31%) NoSQL
10 31 (23.31%) JavaScript
11 30 (22.56%) Scrum
11 30 (22.56%) Software Engineering
12 28 (21.05%) Apache
12 28 (21.05%) Scala
13 26 (19.55%) Test Automation
14 24 (18.05%) SQL
15 23 (17.29%) DevOps
16 21 (15.79%) Data Analytics
16 21 (15.79%) Analytics
16 21 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
17 20 (15.04%) Linux
17 20 (15.04%) SC Cleared
17 20 (15.04%) Continuous Integration
18 19 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
19 18 (13.53%) Mentoring
19 18 (13.53%) Cybersecurity
20 17 (12.78%) Performance Engineering

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 47 (35.34%) Apache Spark
2 28 (21.05%) Apache
3 16 (12.03%) Elasticsearch
4 14 (10.53%) Confluence
5 6 (4.51%) Apache Pig
6 2 (1.50%) nginx
6 2 (1.50%) SAS
7 1 (0.75%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (12.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (10.53%) Slack
4 9 (6.77%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (5.26%) GitHub
6 2 (1.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (1.50%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.50%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.50%) Serverless
7 1 (0.75%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.52%) Firewall
2 3 (2.26%) NAS
2 3 (2.26%) SAN
3 2 (1.50%) Network Security
3 2 (1.50%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.75%) SMS
4 1 (0.75%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (48.87%) Hadoop
2 52 (39.10%) Apache Hive
3 34 (25.56%) HBase
4 31 (23.31%) NoSQL
5 21 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (12.78%) Riak
7 16 (12.03%) Relational Database
8 13 (9.77%) MongoDB
9 12 (9.02%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (8.27%) MySQL
10 11 (8.27%) RDBMS
11 9 (6.77%) Sqoop
12 8 (6.02%) Apache Cassandra
12 8 (6.02%) Impala
13 4 (3.01%) Pentaho
14 2 (1.50%) CouchDB
14 2 (1.50%) GIS
14 2 (1.50%) Parquet
14 2 (1.50%) Redis
14 2 (1.50%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 16 (12.03%) Git (software)
2 14 (10.53%) JIRA
3 12 (9.02%) Artifactory
4 11 (8.27%) Cucumber
5 10 (7.52%) Jenkins
6 8 (6.02%) JUnit
7 5 (3.76%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.50%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.50%) IntelliJ
8 2 (1.50%) Maven
8 2 (1.50%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.50%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (1.50%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.50%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.50%) Subversion
8 2 (1.50%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.50%) TestComplete
9 1 (0.75%) JMeter
9 1 (0.75%) Selenium
General
1 15 (11.28%) Retail
2 9 (6.77%) Finance
3 4 (3.01%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.26%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.50%) Banking
6 1 (0.75%) Billing
6 1 (0.75%) Games
Job Titles
1 54 (40.60%) Developer
2 24 (18.05%) Python Developer
3 23 (17.29%) Big Data Developer
4 15 (11.28%) Software Engineer
5 13 (9.77%) Data Engineer
6 11 (8.27%) Java Developer
7 10 (7.52%) Analyst
8 9 (6.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (6.02%) Hadoop Developer
9 8 (6.02%) Linux Engineer
9 8 (6.02%) Scrum Master
10 7 (5.26%) Apache Spark Developer
10 7 (5.26%) Architect
10 7 (5.26%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (5.26%) Test Analyst
11 6 (4.51%) Big Data Engineer
12 5 (3.76%) Azure Engineer
12 5 (3.76%) Data Architect
12 5 (3.76%) Scala Developer
12 5 (3.76%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (39.10%) Kafka
2 16 (12.03%) RabbitMQ
3 14 (10.53%) ActiveMQ
4 12 (9.02%) Node.js
5 10 (7.52%) REST
5 10 (7.52%) Spring
6 9 (6.77%) Spring Batch
6 9 (6.77%) Spring Boot
6 9 (6.77%) Spring Security
7 8 (6.02%) Spark Streaming
8 6 (4.51%) Web Services
9 5 (3.76%) SOAP
10 3 (2.26%) Apache Avro
11 2 (1.50%) .NET
11 2 (1.50%) Regular Expression
12 1 (0.75%) .NET Framework
12 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET
12 1 (0.75%) Gherkin
12 1 (0.75%) Hibernate
12 1 (0.75%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.02%) NHS
2 6 (4.51%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.01%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.01%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.26%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.50%) Minimum Viable Product
5 2 (1.50%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.50%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (1.50%) User Experience
6 1 (0.75%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.75%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.75%) PKI
6 1 (0.75%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.75%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.75%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 20 (15.04%) Linux
2 6 (4.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (2.26%) Windows
4 1 (0.75%) Android
4 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (27.07%) TDD
3 30 (22.56%) Scrum
3 30 (22.56%) Software Engineering
4 26 (19.55%) Test Automation
5 23 (17.29%) DevOps
6 21 (15.79%) Analytics
6 21 (15.79%) Data Analytics
7 20 (15.04%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (13.53%) Cybersecurity
8 18 (13.53%) Mentoring
9 17 (12.78%) Performance Engineering
10 15 (11.28%) ETL
10 15 (11.28%) MapReduce
10 15 (11.28%) OO
10 15 (11.28%) OOP
11 14 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (9.77%) BDD
12 13 (9.77%) Data Modelling
12 13 (9.77%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 54 (40.60%) Python
2 33 (24.81%) Java
3 31 (23.31%) JavaScript
4 28 (21.05%) Scala
5 24 (18.05%) SQL
6 10 (7.52%) C#
7 9 (6.77%) PowerShell
8 7 (5.26%) C++
8 7 (5.26%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.50%) Go
9 2 (1.50%) PHP
9 2 (1.50%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.50%) Ruby
10 1 (0.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (24.06%) Security Cleared
2 20 (15.04%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.02%) BC Cleared
4 2 (1.50%) Degree
5 1 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.75%) CEH
5 1 (0.75%) CISM
5 1 (0.75%) CISSP
5 1 (0.75%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.52%) PMO
2 5 (3.76%) GDPR
3 4 (3.01%) QA
4 2 (1.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (9.77%) Apache Flume
2 8 (6.02%) Docker
2 8 (6.02%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 34 (25.56%) Puppet
2 17 (12.78%) Ansible
3 14 (10.53%) Grafana
3 14 (10.53%) Graylog
3 14 (10.53%) Terraform
4 6 (4.51%) CA Single Sign-On
5 3 (2.26%) Oozie
5 3 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.50%) ArcSight ESM
6 2 (1.50%) Kibana
6 2 (1.50%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.50%) Prometheus
6 2 (1.50%) Rancher
7 1 (0.75%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 12 (9.02%) MapR
2 10 (7.52%) Informatica
2 10 (7.52%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.52%) Talend
3 9 (6.77%) Splunk
4 8 (6.02%) CA
4 8 (6.02%) VMware
5 7 (5.26%) Hortonworks
6 6 (4.51%) Capita
6 6 (4.51%) Red Hat
7 5 (3.76%) Cloudera
8 4 (3.01%) Google
8 4 (3.01%) Oracle
9 3 (2.26%) Micro Focus
10 2 (1.50%) ArcSight
10 2 (1.50%) Cadence
10 2 (1.50%) HP
10 2 (1.50%) Intel
10 2 (1.50%) SAP
11 1 (0.75%) Ab Initio