Period
to 5 April 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 5 April 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
5 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 77 82 98
Rank change year-on-year +5 +16 +39
Contract jobs citing Big Data 64 130 112
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.30% 2.72% 2.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.33% 12.96% 11.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 94 78
Median daily rate £525 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% - -
10th Percentile £411 £366 £400
90th Percentile £645 £630 £615
England median daily rate £550 £550 £550
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.50 -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year -22.22% +47.54% -31.46%

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 519 1,003 1,011
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 18.68% 20.98% 21.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 697 677
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £310 £275
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
England median daily rate £488 £488 £475
% change year-on-year - +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 25 3
Median hourly rate £20.11 £18.00 £17.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.72% +2.62% -7.68%
10th Percentile £13.84 £13.43 £17.53
90th Percentile £27.14 £24.46 £19.51
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +18.18%

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Big Data in Yorkshire

Big Data
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Big Data in Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for Big Data in Yorkshire

Big Data
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Big Data in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 5 April 2020.

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 5 April 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 -11 51 £525 +10.53% 7
South Yorkshire +25 5 £409 -33.27% 4
North Yorkshire +5 4 £500 - 1
Big Data
England

For the 6 months to 5 April 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 32 (50.00%) Python
2 31 (48.44%) SQL
3 30 (46.88%) Kafka
4 28 (43.75%) NoSQL
4 28 (43.75%) Apache Spark
4 28 (43.75%) Hadoop
5 27 (42.19%) Apache Hive
6 26 (40.63%) Java
7 23 (35.94%) AWS
8 22 (34.38%) Data Science
9 21 (32.81%) Scala
10 20 (31.25%) HBase
11 19 (29.69%) Analytics
12 18 (28.13%) Go
12 18 (28.13%) Data Ingestion
13 17 (26.56%) Software Engineering
14 15 (23.44%) Git (software)
15 14 (21.88%) DV Cleared
15 14 (21.88%) Security Cleared
15 14 (21.88%) Data Modelling
16 13 (20.31%) MongoDB
16 13 (20.31%) Business Analysis
16 13 (20.31%) Public Sector
17 12 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
17 12 (18.75%) Azure
17 12 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
17 12 (18.75%) Security Architecture
17 12 (18.75%) Node.js
17 12 (18.75%) Data Analytics
17 12 (18.75%) GitHub

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 28 (43.75%) Apache Spark
2 11 (17.19%) Apache
3 8 (12.50%) OpenStack
4 2 (3.13%) Apache Pig
4 2 (3.13%) SAS
5 1 (1.56%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (1.56%) SPSS
1 1 (1.56%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 23 (35.94%) AWS
2 12 (18.75%) Azure
2 12 (18.75%) GitHub
3 10 (15.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 10 (15.63%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (15.63%) Amazon S3
3 10 (15.63%) GCP
4 9 (14.06%) Amazon Cognito
4 9 (14.06%) Amazon EMR
4 9 (14.06%) AWS Lambda
4 9 (14.06%) Serverless
5 8 (12.50%) Amazon Kinesis
6 3 (4.69%) Power Platform
7 2 (3.13%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (1.56%) Apigee
8 1 (1.56%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (1.56%) IaaS
8 1 (1.56%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) Firewall
1 2 (3.13%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.56%) Internet
2 1 (1.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (43.75%) Hadoop
1 28 (43.75%) NoSQL
2 27 (42.19%) Apache Hive
3 20 (31.25%) HBase
4 13 (20.31%) MongoDB
5 12 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (12.50%) Flink
7 5 (7.81%) Electronic Patient Records
7 5 (7.81%) Impala
7 5 (7.81%) Relational Database
8 3 (4.69%) BigQuery
8 3 (4.69%) Data Lake
8 3 (4.69%) Power BI
8 3 (4.69%) Sqoop
9 2 (3.13%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (3.13%) MySQL
9 2 (3.13%) Qlik Sense
9 2 (3.13%) RDBMS
9 2 (3.13%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 15 (23.44%) Git (software)
2 11 (17.19%) Bitbucket
2 11 (17.19%) GitLab
3 5 (7.81%) Selenium
4 3 (4.69%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.69%) JIRA
5 2 (3.13%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.13%) ERwin
5 2 (3.13%) ProC
5 2 (3.13%) Snyk
5 2 (3.13%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.56%) Appium
6 1 (1.56%) Bitbucket Server
6 1 (1.56%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.56%) JMeter
6 1 (1.56%) NeoLoad
6 1 (1.56%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.56%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (20.31%) Public Sector
2 3 (4.69%) Games
2 3 (4.69%) Legal
3 2 (3.13%) Finance
4 1 (1.56%) Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Humanities
4 1 (1.56%) Retail
4 1 (1.56%) Social Science
4 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (21.88%) Big Data Engineer
2 13 (20.31%) Data Engineer
3 12 (18.75%) Architect
4 9 (14.06%) Software Engineer
5 8 (12.50%) Big Data Software Engineer
5 8 (12.50%) Developer
6 7 (10.94%) Big Data Architect
6 7 (10.94%) Data Architect
7 6 (9.38%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (9.38%) Scala Software Engineer
8 5 (7.81%) Senior Architect
9 4 (6.25%) Consultant
9 4 (6.25%) Data Scientist
10 3 (4.69%) Big Data Developer
10 3 (4.69%) Cybersecurity Consultant
10 3 (4.69%) Security Consultant
10 3 (4.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 3 (4.69%) Senior Technical Architect
10 3 (4.69%) Technical Architect
10 3 (4.69%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (46.88%) Kafka
2 12 (18.75%) Node.js
3 10 (15.63%) PySpark
4 3 (4.69%) AngularJS
5 2 (3.13%) React
5 2 (3.13%) REST
5 2 (3.13%) Vue.js
6 1 (1.56%) D3.js
6 1 (1.56%) ggplot
6 1 (1.56%) J2EE
6 1 (1.56%) J2SE
6 1 (1.56%) NumPy
6 1 (1.56%) Spark Streaming
6 1 (1.56%) Spring
6 1 (1.56%) Swagger
6 1 (1.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.50%) Public Cloud
3 7 (10.94%) User Experience
4 3 (4.69%) Clustering
4 3 (4.69%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.56%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.69%) Linux
2 2 (3.13%) Windows
3 1 (1.56%) CentOS
3 1 (1.56%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (34.38%) Data Science
2 19 (29.69%) Analytics
3 18 (28.13%) Data Ingestion
4 17 (26.56%) Software Engineering
5 14 (21.88%) Data Modelling
6 13 (20.31%) Business Analysis
7 12 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (18.75%) Data Analytics
7 12 (18.75%) Identity Access Management
7 12 (18.75%) Security Architecture
8 11 (17.19%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (17.19%) Data Architecture
8 11 (17.19%) Infrastructure as Code
9 10 (15.63%) Continuous Deployment
9 10 (15.63%) Project Planning
9 10 (15.63%) TDD
10 9 (14.06%) MapReduce
10 9 (14.06%) Microservices
11 8 (12.50%) BDD
11 8 (12.50%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 32 (50.00%) Python
2 31 (48.44%) SQL
3 26 (40.63%) Java
4 21 (32.81%) Scala
5 18 (28.13%) Go
6 11 (17.19%) Ruby
7 8 (12.50%) Bash Shell
7 8 (12.50%) Kotlin
7 8 (12.50%) Perl
8 3 (4.69%) C#
8 3 (4.69%) R
9 2 (3.13%) C++
9 2 (3.13%) JavaScript
9 2 (3.13%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.56%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (21.88%) DV Cleared
1 14 (21.88%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.25%) CESG Certified Professional
2 4 (6.25%) CISM
2 4 (6.25%) CISSP
2 4 (6.25%) CRISC
3 2 (3.13%) AWS Certification
3 2 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (3.13%) Degree
4 1 (1.56%) IIBA
4 1 (1.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) QA
2 4 (6.25%) GDPR
3 1 (1.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (15.63%) HDFS
2 8 (12.50%) Docker
3 2 (3.13%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 12 (18.75%) Terraform
2 10 (15.63%) Hadoop YARN
3 8 (12.50%) Kubernetes
4 2 (3.13%) Ambari
4 2 (3.13%) Oozie
5 1 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (15.63%) Tableau
2 5 (7.81%) Cloudera
3 3 (4.69%) Databricks
3 3 (4.69%) Informatica
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle
4 2 (3.13%) Hortonworks
4 2 (3.13%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.56%) Confluent
5 1 (1.56%) Google