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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 126 124
Rank change year-on-year +15 -2  
Contract jobs citing Big Data 6 22 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.30% 0.78% 0.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.30% 3.32% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 12
Median daily rate £425 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.52% -5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £319 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £508 £800
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £475
% change year-on-year -2.77% -5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £42.65 £16.00
% change year-on-year +17.23% +166.56%  

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 463 663 882
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 22.85% 23.50% 30.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 481 587
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £303 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £457
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 13
Median hourly rate £19.75 £16.09 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.74% -54.02%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.14 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.04% +19.75%  

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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
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 3 months to 27 June 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
West Yorkshire +8 5 £400 -20.00% 16
South Yorkshire 0 1 £450 +12.50% 9
Big Data
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 13 (52.00%) SQL
2 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (32.00%) Java
3 8 (32.00%) SAS
4 7 (28.00%) Finance
4 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (24.00%) Analytics
5 6 (24.00%) Project Management
5 6 (24.00%) Oracle
5 6 (24.00%) Hadoop
5 6 (24.00%) SaaS
6 5 (20.00%) PaaS
6 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 5 (20.00%) Web Services
6 5 (20.00%) VBA
6 5 (20.00%) Data Mining
6 5 (20.00%) ETL
6 5 (20.00%) Python
6 5 (20.00%) CRM
6 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 5 (20.00%) IaaS
7 4 (16.00%) NoSQL
7 4 (16.00%) REST
7 4 (16.00%) Data Strategy
7 4 (16.00%) Migration
7 4 (16.00%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (16.00%) Stata
7 4 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (16.00%) Linux
7 4 (16.00%) 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 8 (32.00%) SAS
2 3 (12.00%) Apache Spark
3 2 (8.00%) Apache
3 2 (8.00%) Apache Pig
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (4.00%) CMS
4 1 (4.00%) Confluence
4 1 (4.00%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Stata
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) SaaS
2 5 (20.00%) IaaS
2 5 (20.00%) PaaS
3 4 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (8.00%) GitHub
6 1 (4.00%) Google Analytics
6 1 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Firewall
2 2 (8.00%) Kerberos
3 1 (4.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) Hadoop
2 5 (20.00%) Data Mining
2 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (16.00%) NoSQL
3 4 (16.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (12.00%) Apache Hive
4 3 (12.00%) MongoDB
4 3 (12.00%) MySQL
5 2 (8.00%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (8.00%) HBase
5 2 (8.00%) QlikView
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (4.00%) IBM BigInsights
6 1 (4.00%) Impala
6 1 (4.00%) OLAP
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (12.00%) Selenium
3 2 (8.00%) FitNesse
3 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (8.00%) JUnit
3 2 (8.00%) NUnit
4 1 (4.00%) Bitbucket
4 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.00%) Grunt
4 1 (4.00%) gulp
4 1 (4.00%) Hudson
4 1 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Architect
1 7 (28.00%) Developer
2 4 (16.00%) Data Architect
2 4 (16.00%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Data Architect
4 2 (8.00%) ETL Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (8.00%) Hadoop Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Platform Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Lead Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Linux Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) Web Services
2 4 (16.00%) REST
3 3 (12.00%) .NET
3 3 (12.00%) CSS
3 3 (12.00%) HTML
4 2 (8.00%) Ajax
4 2 (8.00%) Apache CXF
4 2 (8.00%) CSS3
4 2 (8.00%) Ext JS
4 2 (8.00%) HTML5
4 2 (8.00%) JSON
4 2 (8.00%) SOAP
5 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.00%) Apache Avro
5 1 (4.00%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (4.00%) LESS
5 1 (4.00%) Node.js
5 1 (4.00%) OAuth2
5 1 (4.00%) Sass
5 1 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.00%) NHS
3 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (8.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (4.00%) Credit Risk
4 1 (4.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Windows
3 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (24.00%) Analytics
2 6 (24.00%) Project Management
3 5 (20.00%) CRM
3 5 (20.00%) ETL
4 4 (16.00%) Business Analysis
4 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (16.00%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (16.00%) Data Strategy
4 4 (16.00%) Migration
4 4 (16.00%) Open Source
4 4 (16.00%) Operations Research
4 4 (16.00%) Statistics
5 3 (12.00%) BDD
5 3 (12.00%) Capacity Management
5 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (12.00%) High Availability
5 3 (12.00%) SIEM
5 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) SQL
2 8 (32.00%) Java
3 5 (20.00%) Python
3 5 (20.00%) VBA
4 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (8.00%) C#
5 2 (8.00%) Prolog
6 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.00%) PHP
6 1 (4.00%) Scala
6 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (8.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) HDFS
3 1 (4.00%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Ansible
1 2 (8.00%) Hadoop YARN
1 2 (8.00%) Nagios
1 2 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (8.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) Hortonworks
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Splunk
3 2 (8.00%) CyberArk
3 2 (8.00%) Google
3 2 (8.00%) Imperva
3 2 (8.00%) Qualys
3 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (8.00%) SaltStack
4 1 (4.00%) Cloudera
4 1 (4.00%) Elastic Path
4 1 (4.00%) MapR
4 1 (4.00%) Zend
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