Period
to 19 January 2020

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 19 January 2020 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
19 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 98 121 123
Rank change year-on-year +23 +2 +30
Contract jobs citing Big Data 55 78 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.76% 1.62% 1.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.94% 7.31% 7.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 56 60
Yorkshire median daily rate £530 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.58% - +1.06%
10th Percentile £425 £381 £400
90th Percentile £723 £700 £633
England median daily rate £550 £550 £550
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £52.50 £45.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +16.67% +47.54% -32.60%

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 615 1,067 929
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 19.64% 22.10% 21.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 420 741 622
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £298
90th Percentile £585 £573 £538
England median daily rate £475 £484 £470
% change year-on-year -1.86% +2.98% +9.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 26 2
Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.32 £16.74 £32.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.36% -48.89% +36.46%
10th Percentile £14.28 £12.74 £23.03
90th Percentile £34.52 £23.05 £42.28
England median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £31.31
% change year-on-year -7.14% +11.79% +13.85%

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 19 January 2020.

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 19 January 2020. 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 +21 48 £534 +12.37% 11
North Yorkshire - 3 - -
South Yorkshire +16 2 £475 -29.63% 7
Big Data
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2020, 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 36 (65.45%) Apache Spark
2 33 (60.00%) Hadoop
3 29 (52.73%) SQL
4 28 (50.91%) Python
5 25 (45.45%) Java
6 20 (36.36%) AWS
6 20 (36.36%) NoSQL
7 18 (32.73%) Apache Hive
7 18 (32.73%) Scala
7 18 (32.73%) Kafka
8 17 (30.91%) Software Engineering
9 16 (29.09%) Azure
9 16 (29.09%) Data Science
10 15 (27.27%) GCP
11 14 (25.45%) Analytics
11 14 (25.45%) Linux
12 13 (23.64%) Data Modelling
12 13 (23.64%) HBase
13 12 (21.82%) Cloudera
13 12 (21.82%) MongoDB
14 10 (18.18%) Tableau
14 10 (18.18%) Data Architecture
14 10 (18.18%) Hortonworks
14 10 (18.18%) Hadoop YARN
14 10 (18.18%) Microservices
15 9 (16.36%) HDFS
15 9 (16.36%) Terraform
15 9 (16.36%) CentOS
15 9 (16.36%) Finance
15 9 (16.36%) Apache

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 36 (65.45%) Apache Spark
2 9 (16.36%) Apache
3 8 (14.55%) OpenStack
4 2 (3.64%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.82%) Apache Airflow
5 1 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.82%) nginx
5 1 (1.82%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 20 (36.36%) AWS
2 16 (29.09%) Azure
3 15 (27.27%) GCP
4 8 (14.55%) Amazon EMR
4 8 (14.55%) Amazon Kinesis
5 5 (9.09%) Azure Data Factory
6 3 (5.45%) Power Platform
7 1 (1.82%) Apigee
7 1 (1.82%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (1.82%) IaaS
7 1 (1.82%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (60.00%) Hadoop
2 20 (36.36%) NoSQL
3 18 (32.73%) Apache Hive
4 13 (23.64%) HBase
5 12 (21.82%) MongoDB
6 9 (16.36%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (14.55%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (14.55%) Flink
8 6 (10.91%) BigQuery
9 5 (9.09%) Azure SQL Database
10 4 (7.27%) Relational Database
11 3 (5.45%) Impala
11 3 (5.45%) Power BI
12 2 (3.64%) Cloudera CDH
12 2 (3.64%) MySQL
12 2 (3.64%) Qlik Sense
12 2 (3.64%) RDBMS
12 2 (3.64%) Sqoop
13 1 (1.82%) PowerCenter
13 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Selenium
2 4 (7.27%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.45%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.45%) JIRA
4 2 (3.64%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.64%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.82%) Appium
5 1 (1.82%) ERwin
5 1 (1.82%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.82%) JMeter
5 1 (1.82%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.82%) NeoLoad
5 1 (1.82%) ProC
5 1 (1.82%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.82%) Subversion
5 1 (1.82%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (16.36%) Finance
2 7 (12.73%) Public Sector
3 4 (7.27%) Marketing
4 3 (5.45%) Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Games
5 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (25.45%) Developer
2 12 (21.82%) Architect
2 12 (21.82%) Data Engineer
3 8 (14.55%) Big Data Engineer
3 8 (14.55%) Data Architect
4 7 (12.73%) Big Data Architect
5 6 (10.91%) Scala Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Big Data Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Software Architect
6 4 (7.27%) Software Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Big Data Software Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Data Migration Manager
7 3 (5.45%) Data Scientist
7 3 (5.45%) Migration Manager
7 3 (5.45%) Test Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Administrator
8 2 (3.64%) Hadoop Administrator
8 2 (3.64%) Node.js Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Programme Manager
9 1 (1.82%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (32.73%) Kafka
2 4 (7.27%) .NET
2 4 (7.27%) Apache Beam
2 4 (7.27%) RESTful
2 4 (7.27%) Web Services
2 4 (7.27%) WSDL
2 4 (7.27%) XML
3 3 (5.45%) AngularJS
3 3 (5.45%) Node.js
3 3 (5.45%) PySpark
4 2 (3.64%) React
4 2 (3.64%) Vue.js
5 1 (1.82%) J2EE
5 1 (1.82%) J2SE
5 1 (1.82%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.82%) REST
5 1 (1.82%) Spark Streaming
5 1 (1.82%) Spring
5 1 (1.82%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (14.55%) Public Cloud
2 7 (12.73%) User Experience
3 3 (5.45%) Clustering
4 1 (1.82%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.82%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.45%) Linux
2 9 (16.36%) CentOS
3 2 (3.64%) Windows
4 1 (1.82%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.91%) Software Engineering
2 16 (29.09%) Data Science
3 14 (25.45%) Analytics
4 13 (23.64%) Data Modelling
5 10 (18.18%) Data Architecture
5 10 (18.18%) Microservices
6 8 (14.55%) Data Analytics
6 8 (14.55%) Data Ingestion
6 8 (14.55%) Domain-Driven Design
6 8 (14.55%) Migration
7 7 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (12.73%) Co-Creation
7 7 (12.73%) Data Strategy
8 6 (10.91%) OO
8 6 (10.91%) Scrum
8 6 (10.91%) TOGAF
9 5 (9.09%) Data Migration
9 5 (9.09%) DSDM
9 5 (9.09%) Project Management
9 5 (9.09%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 29 (52.73%) SQL
2 28 (50.91%) Python
3 25 (45.45%) Java
4 18 (32.73%) Scala
5 8 (14.55%) Bash Shell
5 8 (14.55%) Go
5 8 (14.55%) Kotlin
5 8 (14.55%) Perl
6 5 (9.09%) Ruby
7 3 (5.45%) C#
7 3 (5.45%) C++
8 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.64%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.82%) C
9 1 (1.82%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.82%) R
9 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (5.45%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.91%) QA
2 4 (7.27%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (7.27%) GDPR
3 1 (1.82%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (16.36%) HDFS
2 2 (3.64%) Apache Flume
3 1 (1.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (18.18%) Hadoop YARN
2 9 (16.36%) Terraform
3 8 (14.55%) Kubernetes
4 2 (3.64%) Ambari
5 1 (1.82%) Ansible
5 1 (1.82%) Oozie
Vendors
1 12 (21.82%) Cloudera
2 10 (18.18%) Hortonworks
2 10 (18.18%) Tableau
3 8 (14.55%) Red Hat
4 5 (9.09%) Databricks
4 5 (9.09%) Google
5 2 (3.64%) Informatica
5 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.64%) Oracle