Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 86 147
Rank change year-on-year -8 +61 +18
Contract jobs citing Big Data 75 64 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.19% 2.18% 0.84%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.16% 8.77% 3.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 64 23
West Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £464 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.43% -3.39% -26.15%
10th Percentile £388 £400 £400
90th Percentile £575 £615 £588
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £463 £485
% change year-on-year +2.70% -4.64% -11.82%
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 819 730 915
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 23.90% 24.88% 23.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 580 504 620
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £319 £310 £290
90th Percentile £550 £529 £513
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.13% +5.26% +8.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 12
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £19.75 £20.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.92% -1.47% +14.54%
10th Percentile £12.70 £13.00 £13.50
90th Percentile £33.53 £24.60 £31.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year -12.82% +41.82% -17.47%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 -1 68 £475 +2.15% 13
Halifax - 3 £425 -
Bradford -10 2 £495 -
Big Data
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 39 (52.00%) Hadoop
2 31 (41.33%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (37.33%) Apache Hive
4 27 (36.00%) Kafka
5 24 (32.00%) Python
6 23 (30.67%) Software Engineering
7 21 (28.00%) Apache Spark
8 20 (26.67%) NoSQL
9 19 (25.33%) Java
10 18 (24.00%) HBase
11 17 (22.67%) Puppet
11 17 (22.67%) Scala
12 16 (21.33%) OO
12 16 (21.33%) Apache
12 16 (21.33%) Linux
13 15 (20.00%) OOP
13 15 (20.00%) TDD
14 14 (18.67%) Analytics
15 13 (17.33%) Data Analytics
15 13 (17.33%) Security Cleared
15 13 (17.33%) Git (software)
16 12 (16.00%) Scrum
16 12 (16.00%) Test Automation
16 12 (16.00%) MapR
16 12 (16.00%) Cybersecurity
16 12 (16.00%) Relational Database
17 11 (14.67%) Elasticsearch
17 11 (14.67%) RabbitMQ
17 11 (14.67%) Microsoft Azure
17 11 (14.67%) JavaScript

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 21 (28.00%) Apache Spark
2 16 (21.33%) Apache
3 11 (14.67%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (12.00%) Confluence
5 2 (2.67%) nginx
5 2 (2.67%) SAS
6 1 (1.33%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (12.00%) Slack
3 7 (9.33%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (9.33%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (2.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (2.67%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (2.67%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.00%) Firewall
2 2 (2.67%) NAS
2 2 (2.67%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (2.67%) SAN
3 1 (1.33%) SMS
3 1 (1.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (52.00%) Hadoop
2 28 (37.33%) Apache Hive
3 20 (26.67%) NoSQL
4 18 (24.00%) HBase
5 12 (16.00%) Relational Database
6 11 (14.67%) RDBMS
7 10 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (12.00%) Riak
9 8 (10.67%) MongoDB
9 8 (10.67%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (8.00%) MySQL
11 3 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (4.00%) Data Lake
11 3 (4.00%) SAP BW
12 2 (2.67%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (2.67%) CouchDB
12 2 (2.67%) GIS
12 2 (2.67%) Redis
13 1 (1.33%) SAP Data Services
13 1 (1.33%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 13 (17.33%) Git (software)
2 9 (12.00%) JIRA
3 7 (9.33%) Artifactory
3 7 (9.33%) Jenkins
4 6 (8.00%) Cucumber
5 4 (5.33%) JUnit
6 2 (2.67%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.67%) IntelliJ
6 2 (2.67%) Maven
6 2 (2.67%) Mercurial
6 2 (2.67%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (2.67%) Selenium
6 2 (2.67%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.67%) Subversion
6 2 (2.67%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.33%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.33%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.33%) TestComplete
General
1 8 (10.67%) Finance
2 5 (6.67%) Retail
3 2 (2.67%) Banking
4 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (29.33%) Developer
2 13 (17.33%) Software Engineer
3 11 (14.67%) Python Developer
4 8 (10.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (9.33%) Analyst
5 7 (9.33%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (9.33%) Test Analyst
6 6 (8.00%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) Architect
8 4 (5.33%) Azure Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Big Data Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Data Architect
8 4 (5.33%) Data Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Java Developer
8 4 (5.33%) Project Manager
8 4 (5.33%) Scrum Master
9 3 (4.00%) Big Data Architect
9 3 (4.00%) Big Data Developer
9 3 (4.00%) Hadoop Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (36.00%) Kafka
2 11 (14.67%) RabbitMQ
3 9 (12.00%) ActiveMQ
4 7 (9.33%) Node.js
5 5 (6.67%) Spring
5 5 (6.67%) Spring Batch
5 5 (6.67%) Spring Boot
5 5 (6.67%) Spring Security
6 3 (4.00%) REST
6 3 (4.00%) Web Services
7 2 (2.67%) SOAP
8 1 (1.33%) Django
8 1 (1.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.33%) Management Information System
1 4 (5.33%) NHS
2 3 (4.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.67%) Private Cloud
3 2 (2.67%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.33%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.33%) PKI
4 1 (1.33%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.33%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.33%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.33%) Linux
2 2 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (2.67%) Windows
3 1 (1.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (41.33%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (30.67%) Software Engineering
3 16 (21.33%) OO
4 15 (20.00%) OOP
4 15 (20.00%) TDD
5 14 (18.67%) Analytics
6 13 (17.33%) Data Analytics
7 12 (16.00%) Cybersecurity
7 12 (16.00%) Scrum
7 12 (16.00%) Test Automation
8 10 (13.33%) Functional Programming
8 10 (13.33%) Mentoring
9 9 (12.00%) Performance Engineering
9 9 (12.00%) Test Scripting
10 8 (10.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 7 (9.33%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (9.33%) Data Science
11 7 (9.33%) DevOps
11 7 (9.33%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (9.33%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 24 (32.00%) Python
2 19 (25.33%) Java
3 17 (22.67%) Scala
4 11 (14.67%) JavaScript
4 11 (14.67%) SQL
5 10 (13.33%) C#
6 8 (10.67%) C++
6 8 (10.67%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.67%) Go
7 2 (2.67%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (17.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.33%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.00%) BC Cleared
4 3 (4.00%) Degree
5 1 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.33%) CEH
5 1 (1.33%) CISM
5 1 (1.33%) CISSP
5 1 (1.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) GDPR
1 3 (4.00%) PMO
1 3 (4.00%) QA
2 2 (2.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (9.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.33%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 17 (22.67%) Puppet
2 9 (12.00%) Grafana
2 9 (12.00%) Graylog
2 9 (12.00%) Terraform
3 4 (5.33%) CA Single Sign-On
4 3 (4.00%) Ansible
5 2 (2.67%) Kibana
5 2 (2.67%) Kubernetes
5 2 (2.67%) Oozie
5 2 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.67%) Prometheus
5 2 (2.67%) Rancher
Vendors
1 12 (16.00%) MapR
2 8 (10.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.33%) CA
3 7 (9.33%) VMware
4 5 (6.67%) Hortonworks
5 3 (4.00%) Micro Focus
5 3 (4.00%) SAP
6 2 (2.67%) Ab Initio
6 2 (2.67%) Cloudera
6 2 (2.67%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.33%) Google
7 1 (1.33%) Oracle
7 1 (1.33%) Splunk