Period
to 17 November 2018

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 17 November 2018 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 113 96 154
Rank change year-on-year -17 +58 +37
Contract jobs citing Big Data 82 94 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.67% 2.13% 1.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.29% 9.60% 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 89 45
Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £462 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.23% -2.74% -11.63%
10th Percentile £388 £397 £385
90th Percentile £681 £700 £600
England median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +0.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £35.00 -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £30.91 £43.00
% change year-on-year +29.43% -28.13% -7.53%

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 1,125 979 1,359
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 22.85% 22.22% 24.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 773 660 928
Yorkshire median daily rate £408 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.88% +5.26% +1.88%
10th Percentile £291 £305 £281
90th Percentile £550 £538 £538
England median daily rate £475 £454 £425
% change year-on-year +4.63% +6.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 8 22
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £21.75 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.54% +52.63% -18.57%
10th Percentile £13.09 £11.75 £12.30
90th Percentile £34.00 £37.85 £31.50
England median hourly rate £34.25 £31.75 £28.00
% change year-on-year +7.87% +13.39% +0.79%

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 17 November 2018.

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 17 November 2018. 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 -16 68 £498 +10.56% 17
South Yorkshire -11 13 £675 +10.66% 1
East Yorkshire - 1 £313 -
Big Data
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, 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 (59.76%) Hadoop
2 35 (42.68%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (36.59%) Apache Hive
4 28 (34.15%) Kafka
5 27 (32.93%) NoSQL
6 25 (30.49%) Software Engineering
7 24 (29.27%) SQL
8 23 (28.05%) Java
8 23 (28.05%) Apache Spark
9 21 (25.61%) HBase
9 21 (25.61%) Python
10 20 (24.39%) Scala
11 17 (20.73%) MongoDB
11 17 (20.73%) OO
12 16 (19.51%) Linux
12 16 (19.51%) Finance
13 15 (18.29%) OOP
13 15 (18.29%) Apache
13 15 (18.29%) Analytics
13 15 (18.29%) Relational Database
14 14 (17.07%) JavaScript
15 13 (15.85%) Data Warehouse
15 13 (15.85%) TDD
15 13 (15.85%) DevOps
15 13 (15.85%) Amazon AWS
16 12 (14.63%) Git (software)
16 12 (14.63%) MapR
16 12 (14.63%) RDBMS
17 11 (13.41%) Puppet
17 11 (13.41%) Data Science

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 23 (28.05%) Apache Spark
2 15 (18.29%) Apache
3 9 (10.98%) Confluence
4 7 (8.54%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (6.10%) SAS
6 2 (2.44%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 13 (15.85%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (9.76%) Slack
3 6 (7.32%) IaaS
3 6 (7.32%) PaaS
4 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (3.66%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (2.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (2.44%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (2.44%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (2.44%) Serverless
7 1 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.22%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.76%) SAN
2 5 (6.10%) NAS
3 4 (4.88%) Firewall
4 3 (3.66%) FCoE
4 3 (3.66%) iSCSI
4 3 (3.66%) VSAN
5 2 (2.44%) WebEx
6 1 (1.22%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (1.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (59.76%) Hadoop
2 30 (36.59%) Apache Hive
3 27 (32.93%) NoSQL
4 21 (25.61%) HBase
5 17 (20.73%) MongoDB
6 15 (18.29%) Relational Database
7 13 (15.85%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (14.63%) RDBMS
9 9 (10.98%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (8.54%) Data Lake
11 5 (6.10%) MySQL
12 4 (4.88%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (4.88%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (4.88%) Riak
13 3 (3.66%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 3 (3.66%) SAP BW
14 2 (2.44%) GIS
14 2 (2.44%) Impala
14 2 (2.44%) Redis
14 2 (2.44%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 12 (14.63%) Git (software)
2 9 (10.98%) JIRA
3 7 (8.54%) Jenkins
4 6 (7.32%) Artifactory
5 5 (6.10%) Cucumber
6 3 (3.66%) JUnit
7 2 (2.44%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.44%) ERwin
7 2 (2.44%) IntelliJ
7 2 (2.44%) Maven
7 2 (2.44%) Mercurial
7 2 (2.44%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (2.44%) SoapUI
7 2 (2.44%) Subversion
7 2 (2.44%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.22%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.22%) Selenium
General
1 16 (19.51%) Finance
2 4 (4.88%) Banking
3 2 (2.44%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (24.39%) Developer
2 13 (15.85%) Software Engineer
3 10 (12.20%) Architect
4 9 (10.98%) Data Architect
5 7 (8.54%) Python Developer
6 6 (7.32%) Analyst
6 6 (7.32%) Data Engineer
6 6 (7.32%) Test Analyst
7 4 (4.88%) Big Data Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) Java Developer
7 4 (4.88%) Project Manager
7 4 (4.88%) Software Developer
8 3 (3.66%) Big Data Developer
8 3 (3.66%) Big Data Manager
8 3 (3.66%) Consultant
8 3 (3.66%) Data Scientist
8 3 (3.66%) Hadoop Developer
8 3 (3.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.66%) NetBackup Engineer
8 3 (3.66%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (34.15%) Kafka
2 10 (12.20%) RabbitMQ
3 8 (9.76%) ActiveMQ
4 6 (7.32%) Node.js
5 5 (6.10%) Spring
5 5 (6.10%) Spring Batch
5 5 (6.10%) Spring Boot
5 5 (6.10%) Spring Security
6 3 (3.66%) Flash
7 2 (2.44%) REST
7 2 (2.44%) SOAP
7 2 (2.44%) Web Services
8 1 (1.22%) .NET
8 1 (1.22%) Django
8 1 (1.22%) Natural Language Processing
8 1 (1.22%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (7.32%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.88%) Taxonomies
3 2 (2.44%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.44%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.44%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.44%) NHS
3 2 (2.44%) Private Cloud
3 2 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.22%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.22%) iSeries
4 1 (1.22%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.22%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.22%) PKI
4 1 (1.22%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.22%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (19.51%) Linux
2 9 (10.98%) Windows
3 4 (4.88%) Unix
4 1 (1.22%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (42.68%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (30.49%) Software Engineering
3 17 (20.73%) OO
4 15 (18.29%) Analytics
4 15 (18.29%) OOP
5 13 (15.85%) DevOps
5 13 (15.85%) TDD
6 11 (13.41%) Data Science
7 10 (12.20%) Data Analytics
7 10 (12.20%) Data Modelling
7 10 (12.20%) Functional Programming
8 9 (10.98%) SFIA
8 9 (10.98%) Test Scripting
9 8 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (9.76%) Data Architecture
9 8 (9.76%) Scrum
9 8 (9.76%) Test Automation
10 7 (8.54%) Mentoring
10 7 (8.54%) Open Source
10 7 (8.54%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (29.27%) SQL
2 23 (28.05%) Java
3 21 (25.61%) Python
4 20 (24.39%) Scala
5 14 (17.07%) JavaScript
6 10 (12.20%) C#
6 10 (12.20%) PowerShell
7 9 (10.98%) C++
8 4 (4.88%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.66%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.44%) Go
10 2 (2.44%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.44%) R
11 1 (1.22%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 6 (7.32%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.88%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.66%) Degree
4 2 (2.44%) BC Cleared
4 2 (2.44%) PhD
5 1 (1.22%) CEH
5 1 (1.22%) CISM
5 1 (1.22%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.32%) Data Quality
1 6 (7.32%) QA
2 3 (3.66%) GDPR
3 1 (1.22%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.44%) Apache Flume
2 2 (2.44%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (13.41%) Puppet
2 8 (9.76%) Grafana
2 8 (9.76%) Graylog
2 8 (9.76%) Terraform
3 4 (4.88%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.44%) Ansible
4 2 (2.44%) Kibana
4 2 (2.44%) Kubernetes
4 2 (2.44%) Oozie
4 2 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.44%) Prometheus
4 2 (2.44%) Rancher
5 1 (1.22%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 12 (14.63%) MapR
2 10 (12.20%) Oracle
2 10 (12.20%) VMware
3 8 (9.76%) Hortonworks
4 7 (8.54%) EMC
4 7 (8.54%) Google
4 7 (8.54%) IBM
4 7 (8.54%) NetApp
5 6 (7.32%) Cisco
6 5 (6.10%) CA
7 3 (3.66%) Cloudera
7 3 (3.66%) Informatica
7 3 (3.66%) Micro Focus
7 3 (3.66%) Microsoft
7 3 (3.66%) SAP
7 3 (3.66%) Tableau
7 3 (3.66%) Veritas
8 2 (2.44%) Ab Initio
9 1 (1.22%) Pegasus
9 1 (1.22%) Red Hat