Period
to 23 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 23 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 121 117 147
Rank change year-on-year -4 +30 +33
Contract jobs citing Big Data 78 66 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.59% 1.47% 0.93%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.36% 7.01% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 60 36
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £475 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.06% -14.55%
10th Percentile £381 £400 £359
90th Percentile £700 £633 £569
England median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +0.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £30.50 £45.25
% change year-on-year +47.54% -32.60% +40.47%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,060 942 1,188
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 21.67% 21.02% 24.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 737 626 798
Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £304 £283 £281
90th Percentile £574 £550 £538
England median daily rate £481 £475 £433
% change year-on-year +1.16% +9.83% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 2 13
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.87 £32.75 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.49% +36.46% +29.73%
10th Percentile £12.68 £23.03 £13.50
90th Percentile £23.44 £42.28 £31.50
England median hourly rate £35.00 £31.15 £27.50
% change year-on-year +12.36% +13.27% -8.33%

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing Big Data as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Big Data in Yorkshire

Big Data
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Big Data in Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Big Data in Yorkshire

Big Data
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Big Data in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Big Data in Yorkshire

Big Data
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 23 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
West Yorkshire +10 65 £475 +2.70% 17
South Yorkshire -28 11 £675 +11.57% 2
East Yorkshire - 1 £313 -
Big Data
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 49 (62.82%) Hadoop
2 33 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (38.46%) Java
4 28 (35.90%) NoSQL
5 26 (33.33%) Apache Spark
6 25 (32.05%) Apache Hive
7 23 (29.49%) SQL
7 23 (29.49%) Software Engineering
8 22 (28.21%) Python
9 21 (26.92%) Scala
10 20 (25.64%) Kafka
11 18 (23.08%) Relational Database
12 17 (21.79%) HBase
12 17 (21.79%) Linux
12 17 (21.79%) Finance
13 16 (20.51%) Amazon AWS
14 15 (19.23%) OO
15 14 (17.95%) C#
15 14 (17.95%) MongoDB
16 13 (16.67%) RDBMS
17 12 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
17 12 (15.38%) C++
17 12 (15.38%) Oracle
17 12 (15.38%) Data Lake
18 11 (14.10%) JavaScript
18 11 (14.10%) Windows
18 11 (14.10%) DevOps
19 10 (12.82%) Analytics
19 10 (12.82%) MapR
19 10 (12.82%) OOP

Big Data
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (33.33%) Apache Spark
2 8 (10.26%) Apache
3 6 (7.69%) SAS
4 4 (5.13%) Confluence
5 3 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (2.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.28%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 16 (20.51%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.69%) IaaS
2 6 (7.69%) PaaS
3 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.85%) Amazon EMR
4 3 (3.85%) Amazon S3
4 3 (3.85%) Slack
5 2 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.56%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (1.28%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (1.28%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.28%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.28%) GitHub
6 1 (1.28%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.97%) SAN
2 4 (5.13%) NAS
3 3 (3.85%) FCoE
3 3 (3.85%) iSCSI
3 3 (3.85%) VSAN
4 2 (2.56%) WebEx
5 1 (1.28%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (62.82%) Hadoop
2 28 (35.90%) NoSQL
3 25 (32.05%) Apache Hive
4 18 (23.08%) Relational Database
5 17 (21.79%) HBase
6 14 (17.95%) MongoDB
7 13 (16.67%) RDBMS
8 12 (15.38%) Data Lake
8 12 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (6.41%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (5.13%) SQL Server
11 3 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (3.85%) DB2
11 3 (3.85%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 3 (3.85%) Impala
11 3 (3.85%) MySQL
12 2 (2.56%) Pentaho
12 2 (2.56%) Riak
12 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 5 (6.41%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.13%) JIRA
4 3 (3.85%) Artifactory
4 3 (3.85%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.56%) ERwin
5 2 (2.56%) JUnit
5 2 (2.56%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (2.56%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.56%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.28%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.28%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.28%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.28%) Maven
6 1 (1.28%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.28%) Selenium
6 1 (1.28%) Subversion
General
1 17 (21.79%) Finance
2 2 (2.56%) Banking
2 2 (2.56%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.28%) Publishing
3 1 (1.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (25.64%) Developer
2 10 (12.82%) Analyst
2 10 (12.82%) Architect
2 10 (12.82%) Software Engineer
3 7 (8.97%) Big Data Developer
3 7 (8.97%) Business Analyst
3 7 (8.97%) Data Architect
3 7 (8.97%) Data Engineer
3 7 (8.97%) Python Developer
4 6 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 6 (7.69%) Software Developer
5 5 (6.41%) Big Data Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) AWS Developer
6 4 (5.13%) Java Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.13%) Scala Developer
7 3 (3.85%) Data Scientist
7 3 (3.85%) Hadoop Developer
7 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (3.85%) NetBackup Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (25.64%) Kafka
2 7 (8.97%) Apache NiFi
2 7 (8.97%) Web Services
3 4 (5.13%) J2EE
3 4 (5.13%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (3.85%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (3.85%) Flash
4 3 (3.85%) JSON
4 3 (3.85%) Node.js
4 3 (3.85%) PySpark
4 3 (3.85%) REST
4 3 (3.85%) Spring
5 2 (2.56%) Middleware
5 2 (2.56%) SOAP
5 2 (2.56%) Spring Batch
5 2 (2.56%) Spring Boot
5 2 (2.56%) Spring Security
5 2 (2.56%) XML
6 1 (1.28%) .NET
6 1 (1.28%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.13%) Taxonomies
3 3 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.56%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.56%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.56%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.28%) iSeries
5 1 (1.28%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.28%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.28%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (21.79%) Linux
2 11 (14.10%) Windows
3 7 (8.97%) Unix
4 2 (2.56%) AIX
5 1 (1.28%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (29.49%) Software Engineering
3 15 (19.23%) OO
4 11 (14.10%) DevOps
5 10 (12.82%) Analytics
5 10 (12.82%) OOP
6 9 (11.54%) TDD
7 8 (10.26%) Functional Programming
8 7 (8.97%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (8.97%) Data Modelling
8 7 (8.97%) Data Science
8 7 (8.97%) Scrum
8 7 (8.97%) Test Automation
9 6 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (7.69%) Data Architecture
9 6 (7.69%) Microservices
9 6 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (6.41%) Data Analytics
10 5 (6.41%) Open Source
10 5 (6.41%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 30 (38.46%) Java
2 23 (29.49%) SQL
3 22 (28.21%) Python
4 21 (26.92%) Scala
5 14 (17.95%) C#
6 12 (15.38%) C++
7 11 (14.10%) JavaScript
8 8 (10.26%) PowerShell
9 4 (5.13%) Bash Shell
10 3 (3.85%) R
10 3 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (2.56%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.28%) Degree
2 1 (1.28%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) Data Quality
1 3 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.41%) HDFS
2 4 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.28%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 7 (8.97%) Puppet
2 4 (5.13%) NetBackup
3 3 (3.85%) Grafana
3 3 (3.85%) Graylog
3 3 (3.85%) Terraform
4 2 (2.56%) Ansible
4 2 (2.56%) Kubernetes
4 2 (2.56%) Oozie
4 2 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.56%) Rancher
Vendors
1 12 (15.38%) Oracle
2 10 (12.82%) MapR
3 9 (11.54%) NetApp
4 8 (10.26%) VMware
5 7 (8.97%) EMC
5 7 (8.97%) Google
5 7 (8.97%) Hortonworks
5 7 (8.97%) IBM
6 6 (7.69%) Cisco
7 5 (6.41%) Cloudera
8 4 (5.13%) Informatica
9 3 (3.85%) CA
9 3 (3.85%) Microsoft
9 3 (3.85%) Tableau
9 3 (3.85%) Veritas
10 1 (1.28%) Pegasus
10 1 (1.28%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.28%) SAP
10 1 (1.28%) Splunk
10 1 (1.28%) Talend