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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Big Data
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 86 102 108
Rank change year-on-year +16 +6  
Contract jobs citing Big Data 16 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.17% 0.57% 0.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.61% 2.54% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 2
Median daily rate £475 £650 £850
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.92% -23.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £470 £730
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £700 £970
UK excluding London median daily rate £484 £470 £500
% change year-on-year +3.03% -6.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £33.06 £34.50
% change year-on-year +42.18% -4.18%  

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 347 433 531
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 25.44% 22.59% 29.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 315 355
Median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 8
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +13.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.68 £17.33 £12.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.79 £23.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Big Data in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 24 March 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 3 months to 24 March 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 +9 12 £478 -26.53% 14
Halifax - 3 £450 -
Big Data
Yorkshire

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 16 (45.71%) Hadoop
2 14 (40.00%) SQL
3 13 (37.14%) Finance
4 10 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (28.57%) Java
4 10 (28.57%) Python
4 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (28.57%) Apache Hive
5 9 (25.71%) Ansible
5 9 (25.71%) Linux
5 9 (25.71%) ETL
6 8 (22.86%) SAS
6 8 (22.86%) Red Hat
6 8 (22.86%) HDFS
6 8 (22.86%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (22.86%) Hadoop YARN
6 8 (22.86%) HBase
7 7 (20.00%) Puppet
7 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (20.00%) Hortonworks
7 7 (20.00%) Apache Pig
7 7 (20.00%) Apache Spark
7 7 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 7 (20.00%) Data Modelling
7 7 (20.00%) MySQL
7 7 (20.00%) Oracle
7 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 7 (20.00%) Nagios
7 7 (20.00%) Project Management

Big Data
Top Related 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 8 (22.86%) SAS
2 7 (20.00%) Apache Pig
2 7 (20.00%) Apache Spark
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.86%) Confluence
4 1 (2.86%) nginx
4 1 (2.86%) uWSGI
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Stata
2 3 (8.57%) MS Office
2 3 (8.57%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) SaaS
2 4 (11.43%) IaaS
2 4 (11.43%) PaaS
3 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.86%) GitHub
4 1 (2.86%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) Kerberos
2 1 (2.86%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (45.71%) Hadoop
2 10 (28.57%) Apache Hive
2 10 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (22.86%) HBase
4 7 (20.00%) MySQL
4 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (14.29%) Data Mining
5 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (11.43%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (11.43%) QlikView
7 3 (8.57%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (8.57%) MongoDB
7 3 (8.57%) NoSQL
7 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (5.71%) Base SAS
8 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (2.86%) OLAP
9 1 (2.86%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) JUnit
2 2 (5.71%) FitNesse
2 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.71%) NUnit
2 2 (5.71%) Selenium
3 1 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.86%) DbUnit
3 1 (2.86%) FishEye
3 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.86%) Hudson
3 1 (2.86%) JIRA
3 1 (2.86%) JMeter
3 1 (2.86%) Travis CI
General
1 13 (37.14%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Marketing
4 1 (2.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (17.14%) Architect
2 5 (14.29%) Data Architect
3 4 (11.43%) Developer
3 4 (11.43%) Enterprise Architect
3 4 (11.43%) Enterprise Data Architect
4 3 (8.57%) Administrator
4 3 (8.57%) Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Hadoop Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Platform Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) DBA
5 2 (5.71%) ETL Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Hadoop Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) SQL DBA
5 2 (5.71%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Data Administrator
6 1 (2.86%) Data Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Linux Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) Web Services
2 2 (5.71%) Apache CXF
2 2 (5.71%) REST
2 2 (5.71%) SOAP
3 1 (2.86%) .NET
3 1 (2.86%) Apache Avro
3 1 (2.86%) Apache Thrift
3 1 (2.86%) Django
3 1 (2.86%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
2 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (8.57%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (8.57%) NHS
4 2 (5.71%) Credit Risk
4 2 (5.71%) Fintech
4 2 (5.71%) Replication
5 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.71%) ETL
3 7 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 7 (20.00%) Project Management
4 6 (17.14%) Analytics
4 6 (17.14%) MapReduce
5 5 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 5 (14.29%) CRM
5 5 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis
6 4 (11.43%) Business Analysis
6 4 (11.43%) Data Management
6 4 (11.43%) Open Source
6 4 (11.43%) Operations Research
6 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (11.43%) Statistics
7 3 (8.57%) BPMN
7 3 (8.57%) Data Security
7 3 (8.57%) Information Security
7 3 (8.57%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 14 (40.00%) SQL
2 10 (28.57%) Java
2 10 (28.57%) Python
3 5 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 5 (14.29%) VBA
4 2 (5.71%) C#
4 2 (5.71%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.71%) Scala
5 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) Data Quality
1 3 (8.57%) QA
System Software
1 8 (22.86%) HDFS
2 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.86%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 9 (25.71%) Ansible
2 8 (22.86%) Hadoop YARN
2 8 (22.86%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (20.00%) Nagios
3 7 (20.00%) Puppet
4 1 (2.86%) Salt
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Red Hat
2 7 (20.00%) Hortonworks
2 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.00%) Oracle
3 6 (17.14%) SaltStack
4 3 (8.57%) Splunk
5 1 (2.86%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.86%) Cloudera
5 1 (2.86%) CyberArk
5 1 (2.86%) Google
5 1 (2.86%) Imperva
5 1 (2.86%) Platfora
5 1 (2.86%) Qualys