Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 142 163
Rank change year-on-year +54 +21 -22
Contract jobs citing Big Data 72 31 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.40% 0.85% 0.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.03% 3.43% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 24 13
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £470 £638
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.26% -26.27% +63.46%
10th Percentile £400 £400 £413
90th Percentile £615 £600 £815
Yorkshire median daily rate £462 £475 £525
% change year-on-year -2.74% -9.52% +32.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 - £16.66

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 718 904 1237
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 23.94% 24.89% 27.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 503 615 825
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +8.70%
10th Percentile £305 £282 £275
90th Percentile £538 £519 £510
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £380 £365
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.11% +8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 16
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £22.00 £21.19 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.83% +21.07% +9.38%
10th Percentile £13.24 £13.50 £8.75
90th Percentile £24.90 £31.50 £42.27
Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.75 £14.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year +52.63% -18.57% +9.38%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 +40 65 £450 -4.26% 8
Bradford +13 2 - -
Big Data
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 43 (59.72%) Hadoop
2 41 (56.94%) Python
3 40 (55.56%) Apache Spark
4 37 (51.39%) HBase
5 36 (50.00%) Apache Hive
5 36 (50.00%) Shell Script
6 34 (47.22%) Java
6 34 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (45.83%) Kafka
8 32 (44.44%) DevOps
9 30 (41.67%) Ansible
9 30 (41.67%) ETL
10 29 (40.28%) Continuous Integration
10 29 (40.28%) Sqoop
10 29 (40.28%) MapReduce
11 28 (38.89%) GitHub
11 28 (38.89%) Apache Flume
11 28 (38.89%) Impala
12 27 (37.50%) Spark Streaming
12 27 (37.50%) Git (software)
13 25 (34.72%) Open Source
14 22 (30.56%) Security Cleared
15 21 (29.17%) Linux
15 21 (29.17%) NoSQL
15 21 (29.17%) Analytics
16 20 (27.78%) SQL
16 20 (27.78%) Finance
17 18 (25.00%) Informatica
18 17 (23.61%) Configuration Management
18 17 (23.61%) 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 40 (55.56%) Apache Spark
2 11 (15.28%) Confluence
2 11 (15.28%) OpenStack
3 8 (11.11%) SAS
4 7 (9.72%) Apache
5 5 (6.94%) Apache Solr
6 4 (5.56%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (2.78%) Apache Pig
8 1 (1.39%) nginx
8 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.39%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.39%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.39%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.39%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 28 (38.89%) GitHub
2 5 (6.94%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.56%) PaaS
4 1 (1.39%) SaaS
4 1 (1.39%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.67%) LAN
1 12 (16.67%) VPN
1 12 (16.67%) WAN
2 5 (6.94%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (59.72%) Hadoop
2 37 (51.39%) HBase
3 36 (50.00%) Apache Hive
4 29 (40.28%) Sqoop
5 28 (38.89%) Impala
6 21 (29.17%) NoSQL
7 11 (15.28%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (9.72%) MongoDB
10 4 (5.56%) Data Lake
11 3 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (4.17%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 3 (4.17%) Pentaho
11 3 (4.17%) Relational Database
12 2 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (2.78%) DB2
13 1 (1.39%) Amazon Redshift
13 1 (1.39%) IBM BigInsights
13 1 (1.39%) MySQL
13 1 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 27 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 17 (23.61%) JIRA
3 12 (16.67%) Talend Open Studio
4 8 (11.11%) Cucumber
5 7 (9.72%) Jenkins
6 5 (6.94%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (4.17%) ERwin
7 3 (4.17%) Gerrit
7 3 (4.17%) IBM UrbanCode
7 3 (4.17%) SonarQube
8 2 (2.78%) Selenium
8 2 (2.78%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.39%) Artifactory
9 1 (1.39%) git-flow
9 1 (1.39%) Maven
General
1 20 (27.78%) Finance
2 12 (16.67%) Marketing
3 9 (12.50%) Electronics
3 9 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 9 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.56%) Banking
5 3 (4.17%) Retail
6 1 (1.39%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 22 (30.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (26.39%) Data Engineer
3 12 (16.67%) Developer
4 7 (9.72%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (8.33%) Senior Data Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Architect
6 5 (6.94%) Big Data Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Data Architect
7 4 (5.56%) Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Business Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Architect
8 3 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Lead
8 3 (4.17%) Data Warehouse Architect
8 3 (4.17%) Lead Architect
8 3 (4.17%) Lead Data Architect
8 3 (4.17%) Splunk Engineer
9 2 (2.78%) Automation Tester
9 2 (2.78%) Data Business Analyst
9 2 (2.78%) Data Warehouse Business Analyst
9 2 (2.78%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (45.83%) Kafka
2 27 (37.50%) Spark Streaming
3 14 (19.44%) Sensu
4 13 (18.06%) REST
5 10 (13.89%) HTML
5 10 (13.89%) HTML5
6 8 (11.11%) JSON
6 8 (11.11%) Node.js
7 7 (9.72%) Ajax
7 7 (9.72%) CSS
7 7 (9.72%) CSS3
7 7 (9.72%) Ext JS
7 7 (9.72%) React
8 6 (8.33%) Spring
8 6 (8.33%) Spring Boot
9 5 (6.94%) Apache Camel
9 5 (6.94%) Drools
10 4 (5.56%) RESTful
10 4 (5.56%) Web Services
11 3 (4.17%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.72%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.94%) Algorithms
4 4 (5.56%) iPad
5 3 (4.17%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (4.17%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.78%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.39%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 21 (29.17%) Linux
2 11 (15.28%) Unix
3 3 (4.17%) Windows
4 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (44.44%) DevOps
3 30 (41.67%) ETL
4 29 (40.28%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (40.28%) MapReduce
5 25 (34.72%) Open Source
6 21 (29.17%) Analytics
7 17 (23.61%) Configuration Management
8 16 (22.22%) Data Modelling
9 14 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (19.44%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (16.67%) Big Data Analytics
10 12 (16.67%) Data Analytics
10 12 (16.67%) Information Security
10 12 (16.67%) Reverse Engineering
11 11 (15.28%) Data Architecture
11 11 (15.28%) Data Integration
11 11 (15.28%) Scrum
12 9 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
12 9 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 41 (56.94%) Python
2 36 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 34 (47.22%) Java
4 20 (27.78%) SQL
5 17 (23.61%) JavaScript
6 16 (22.22%) Scala
7 7 (9.72%) C#
8 6 (8.33%) Bash Shell
8 6 (8.33%) Ruby
9 4 (5.56%) C++
9 4 (5.56%) Groovy
9 4 (5.56%) R
10 3 (4.17%) PL/SQL
10 3 (4.17%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 22 (30.56%) Security Cleared
2 17 (23.61%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.33%) Degree
4 4 (5.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.33%) QA
2 4 (5.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 28 (38.89%) Apache Flume
2 9 (12.50%) Docker
3 7 (9.72%) HDFS
4 5 (6.94%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 30 (41.67%) Ansible
2 14 (19.44%) Prometheus
3 9 (12.50%) Kubernetes
4 6 (8.33%) Terraform
5 2 (2.78%) Oozie
5 2 (2.78%) Puppet
6 1 (1.39%) Grafana
6 1 (1.39%) Graylog
6 1 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (25.00%) Informatica
2 12 (16.67%) Talend
3 10 (13.89%) SAP
4 8 (11.11%) Oracle
5 5 (6.94%) Microsoft
5 5 (6.94%) Tableau
6 3 (4.17%) CA
6 3 (4.17%) Cloudera
6 3 (4.17%) Splunk
7 2 (2.78%) Atlassian
7 2 (2.78%) Datameer
8 1 (1.39%) Elastic Path
8 1 (1.39%) Hortonworks
8 1 (1.39%) Logi
8 1 (1.39%) Logi Analytics
8 1 (1.39%) MapR