Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 144 187
Rank change year-on-year +50 +43 -20
Contract jobs citing Big Data 95 63 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.14% 1.16% 0.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.61% 4.65% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 45 19
Yorkshire median daily rate £462 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.74% -5.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £397 £385 £400
90th Percentile £700 £600 £675
England median daily rate £550 £525 £520
% change year-on-year +4.76% +0.96% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 - £16.66
England median hourly rate £30.91 £43.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year -28.13% -7.53% +41.98%

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 989 1356 1607
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 22.27% 24.88% 26.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 667 922 1089
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £380 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.11% +5.80%
10th Percentile £305 £280 £270
90th Percentile £538 £538 £512
England median daily rate £460 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 22 23
Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.75 £14.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.63% -18.57% +9.38%
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.30 £9.20
90th Percentile £37.85 £31.50 £37.04
England median hourly rate £31.75 £28.00 £27.89
% change year-on-year +13.39% +0.39% +13.84%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 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
West Yorkshire +57 73 £450 -4.26% 8
South Yorkshire +5 21 £610 +28.42% 2
North Yorkshire +13 4 £250 -54.55%
Big Data
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 52 (54.74%) Hadoop
2 50 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (47.37%) Python
4 42 (44.21%) Shell Script
4 42 (44.21%) Apache Hive
4 42 (44.21%) HBase
4 42 (44.21%) Apache Spark
5 38 (40.00%) Java
6 36 (37.89%) Kafka
7 34 (35.79%) DevOps
7 34 (35.79%) Open Source
8 32 (33.68%) MapReduce
8 32 (33.68%) GitHub
8 32 (33.68%) Sqoop
8 32 (33.68%) ETL
9 31 (32.63%) Continuous Integration
9 31 (32.63%) Apache Flume
10 30 (31.58%) Impala
10 30 (31.58%) Ansible
11 29 (30.53%) Spark Streaming
12 28 (29.47%) Git (software)
13 26 (27.37%) SQL
14 25 (26.32%) Finance
14 25 (26.32%) Security Cleared
14 25 (26.32%) Analytics
15 24 (25.26%) Linux
16 23 (24.21%) Data Modelling
17 22 (23.16%) NoSQL
18 21 (22.11%) Configuration Management
18 21 (22.11%) Business Intelligence

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 42 (44.21%) Apache Spark
2 13 (13.68%) Confluence
3 11 (11.58%) OpenStack
3 11 (11.58%) SAS
4 7 (7.37%) Apache
5 5 (5.26%) Apache Solr
6 4 (4.21%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (2.11%) Apache Pig
8 1 (1.05%) nginx
8 1 (1.05%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.05%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.21%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.05%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.05%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.05%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 32 (33.68%) GitHub
2 7 (7.37%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.21%) PaaS
4 2 (2.11%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.05%) SaaS
5 1 (1.05%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.74%) LAN
2 13 (13.68%) VPN
2 13 (13.68%) WAN
3 5 (5.26%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (54.74%) Hadoop
2 42 (44.21%) Apache Hive
2 42 (44.21%) HBase
3 32 (33.68%) Sqoop
4 30 (31.58%) Impala
5 22 (23.16%) NoSQL
6 14 (14.74%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (14.74%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (10.53%) MongoDB
8 7 (7.37%) Data Lake
9 6 (6.32%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (6.32%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 6 (6.32%) Pentaho
10 4 (4.21%) Relational Database
11 2 (2.11%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (2.11%) DB2
12 1 (1.05%) MySQL
12 1 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (1.05%) QlikView
12 1 (1.05%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 28 (29.47%) Git (software)
2 19 (20.00%) JIRA
3 12 (12.63%) Cucumber
3 12 (12.63%) Talend Open Studio
4 9 (9.47%) Jenkins
5 6 (6.32%) ERwin
6 5 (5.26%) Selenium
6 5 (5.26%) Sonatype Nexus
6 5 (5.26%) WebDriver
7 3 (3.16%) Gerrit
7 3 (3.16%) IBM UrbanCode
7 3 (3.16%) SonarQube
8 2 (2.11%) Calabash
8 2 (2.11%) Capybara
9 1 (1.05%) Artifactory
9 1 (1.05%) git-flow
9 1 (1.05%) Maven
General
1 25 (26.32%) Finance
2 13 (13.68%) Marketing
3 9 (9.47%) Electronics
3 9 (9.47%) Manufacturing
3 9 (9.47%) Telecoms
4 7 (7.37%) Banking
5 4 (4.21%) Retail
6 2 (2.11%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.11%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.05%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (25.26%) DevOps Engineer
2 20 (21.05%) Data Engineer
3 12 (12.63%) Developer
4 10 (10.53%) Analyst
5 9 (9.47%) Architect
5 9 (9.47%) Data Architect
6 7 (7.37%) Business Analyst
6 7 (7.37%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 7 (7.37%) Senior Data Engineer
7 6 (6.32%) Automation Tester
7 6 (6.32%) Lead Architect
7 6 (6.32%) Lead Data Architect
7 6 (6.32%) Tester
8 5 (5.26%) Big Data Engineer
9 4 (4.21%) Business Intelligence Architect
9 4 (4.21%) Business Intelligence Lead
9 4 (4.21%) Data Warehouse Architect
10 3 (3.16%) Agile Business Analyst
10 3 (3.16%) Splunk Engineer
11 2 (2.11%) User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (37.89%) Kafka
2 29 (30.53%) Spark Streaming
3 15 (15.79%) Sensu
4 13 (13.68%) REST
5 10 (10.53%) HTML
5 10 (10.53%) HTML5
6 8 (8.42%) JSON
6 8 (8.42%) Node.js
7 7 (7.37%) Ajax
7 7 (7.37%) CSS
7 7 (7.37%) CSS3
7 7 (7.37%) Ext JS
7 7 (7.37%) React
8 6 (6.32%) Spring
8 6 (6.32%) Spring Boot
9 5 (5.26%) Apache Camel
9 5 (5.26%) Drools
10 4 (4.21%) RESTful
10 4 (4.21%) Web Services
11 3 (3.16%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.68%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (6.32%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.26%) Algorithms
5 4 (4.21%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.21%) iPad
6 3 (3.16%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.05%) Minimum Viable Product
7 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.05%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.05%) Robotics
7 1 (1.05%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 24 (25.26%) Linux
2 14 (14.74%) Unix
3 3 (3.16%) Windows
4 2 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (35.79%) DevOps
2 34 (35.79%) Open Source
3 32 (33.68%) ETL
3 32 (33.68%) MapReduce
4 31 (32.63%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (26.32%) Analytics
6 23 (24.21%) Data Modelling
7 21 (22.11%) Business Intelligence
7 21 (22.11%) Configuration Management
8 15 (15.79%) BDD
8 15 (15.79%) Data Architecture
8 15 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
8 15 (15.79%) Reverse Engineering
9 14 (14.74%) Data Integration
9 14 (14.74%) Information Security
10 13 (13.68%) Big Data Analytics
10 13 (13.68%) Data Analytics
10 13 (13.68%) Scrum
10 13 (13.68%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 45 (47.37%) Python
2 42 (44.21%) Shell Script
3 38 (40.00%) Java
4 26 (27.37%) SQL
5 17 (17.89%) JavaScript
5 17 (17.89%) Scala
6 8 (8.42%) Ruby
7 7 (7.37%) C#
8 6 (6.32%) Bash Shell
9 5 (5.26%) C++
10 4 (4.21%) Groovy
10 4 (4.21%) R
11 3 (3.16%) PL/SQL
11 3 (3.16%) Prolog
12 1 (1.05%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 20 (21.05%) SC Cleared
3 10 (10.53%) Degree
4 4 (4.21%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.47%) QA
2 7 (7.37%) Data Quality
System Software
1 31 (32.63%) Apache Flume
2 9 (9.47%) Docker
3 7 (7.37%) HDFS
4 5 (5.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 30 (31.58%) Ansible
2 15 (15.79%) Prometheus
3 9 (9.47%) Kubernetes
4 6 (6.32%) Terraform
5 2 (2.11%) Oozie
5 2 (2.11%) Puppet
6 1 (1.05%) Grafana
6 1 (1.05%) Graylog
6 1 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.05%) QRadar
Vendors
1 21 (22.11%) Informatica
2 12 (12.63%) Talend
3 11 (11.58%) Oracle
4 10 (10.53%) SAP
5 8 (8.42%) Tableau
6 6 (6.32%) CA
6 6 (6.32%) Microsoft
7 3 (3.16%) Cloudera
7 3 (3.16%) Splunk
8 2 (2.11%) Atlassian
8 2 (2.11%) Datameer
8 2 (2.11%) Google
9 1 (1.05%) Elastic Path
9 1 (1.05%) Hortonworks
9 1 (1.05%) IBM
9 1 (1.05%) Logi
9 1 (1.05%) Logi Analytics
9 1 (1.05%) MapR
9 1 (1.05%) Red Hat