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 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Big Data
England / Yorkshire
Rank 105 128 132
Rank change year-on-year +23 +4  
Contract jobs citing Big Data 19 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.89% 0.49% 0.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.78% 2.10% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 4
Median daily rate £480 £650 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.15% +13.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £394 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £700 £910
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £470 £500
% change year-on-year +3.72% -6.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £33.06 £34.50
% change year-on-year +42.18% -4.18%  

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 502 667 754
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 23.63% 23.49% 27.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 479 500
Median daily rate £363 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.60% +8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £680 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 9
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +6.32%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.68 £15.75 £13.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.79 £24.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Big Data in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 27 March 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 3 months to 27 March 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 +23 16 £475 -26.92% 13
South Yorkshire +1 3 £456 -42.96% 2
North Yorkshire +5 2 £688 +83.33%
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 26 (52.00%) Hadoop
2 19 (38.00%) Apache Hive
2 19 (38.00%) SQL
2 19 (38.00%) Finance
3 18 (36.00%) Python
4 17 (34.00%) HBase
5 16 (32.00%) SAS
6 15 (30.00%) ETL
7 14 (28.00%) Data Modelling
7 14 (28.00%) Apache Spark
8 13 (26.00%) MapReduce
9 12 (24.00%) HDFS
10 11 (22.00%) Linux
10 11 (22.00%) Java
10 11 (22.00%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (20.00%) Banking
12 9 (18.00%) Red Hat
12 9 (18.00%) Oracle
12 9 (18.00%) SQL Server
12 9 (18.00%) Ansible
12 9 (18.00%) Hadoop YARN
13 8 (16.00%) Opscode Chef
13 8 (16.00%) Hortonworks
13 8 (16.00%) Apache Pig
13 8 (16.00%) Confluence
13 8 (16.00%) MySQL
13 8 (16.00%) Active Directory
13 8 (16.00%) Nagios
13 8 (16.00%) JIRA

Big Data
Top Related 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 16 (32.00%) SAS
2 14 (28.00%) Apache Spark
3 8 (16.00%) Apache Pig
3 8 (16.00%) Confluence
4 3 (6.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.00%) nginx
5 1 (2.00%) uWSGI
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Stata
2 3 (6.00%) MS Office
2 3 (6.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.00%) SaaS
2 6 (12.00%) IaaS
2 6 (12.00%) PaaS
3 4 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (6.00%) GitHub
5 1 (2.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) Kerberos
2 3 (6.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (52.00%) Hadoop
2 19 (38.00%) Apache Hive
3 17 (34.00%) HBase
4 11 (22.00%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (18.00%) SQL Server
6 8 (16.00%) MySQL
7 5 (10.00%) Data Mining
7 5 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (10.00%) DataStage
7 5 (10.00%) QlikView
7 5 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (8.00%) Data Lake
8 4 (8.00%) MongoDB
9 3 (6.00%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (6.00%) NoSQL
9 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (4.00%) Base SAS
10 2 (4.00%) Pentaho
10 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (16.00%) JIRA
2 4 (8.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.00%) JUnit
3 3 (6.00%) Selenium
4 2 (4.00%) FitNesse
4 2 (4.00%) NUnit
5 1 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.00%) DbUnit
5 1 (2.00%) FishEye
5 1 (2.00%) Hudson
5 1 (2.00%) JMeter
5 1 (2.00%) Travis CI
General
1 19 (38.00%) Finance
2 10 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.00%) Legal
4 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (22.00%) Analyst
2 9 (18.00%) Architect
3 7 (14.00%) Big Data Analyst
3 7 (14.00%) Data Analyst
4 6 (12.00%) Data Architect
5 5 (10.00%) Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Enterprise Architect
5 5 (10.00%) Enterprise Data Architect
6 4 (8.00%) Administrator
7 3 (6.00%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Hadoop Administrator
7 3 (6.00%) Hadoop Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 3 (6.00%) Platform Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (6.00%) Unix Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) AWS Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Big Data Architect
8 2 (4.00%) Hadoop Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.00%) Web Services
2 5 (10.00%) XML
3 3 (6.00%) .NET
4 2 (4.00%) Apache CXF
4 2 (4.00%) Apache Tez
4 2 (4.00%) REST
4 2 (4.00%) SOAP
5 1 (2.00%) Apache Avro
5 1 (2.00%) Apache Thrift
5 1 (2.00%) Django
5 1 (2.00%) Dojo
5 1 (2.00%) Drools
5 1 (2.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (6.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (6.00%) NHS
4 2 (4.00%) Credit Risk
4 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.00%) Fintech
4 2 (4.00%) Replication
5 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.00%) Linux
2 6 (12.00%) Unix
3 2 (4.00%) Windows
4 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.00%) ETL
2 14 (28.00%) Data Modelling
3 13 (26.00%) MapReduce
4 10 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (14.00%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (14.00%) Project Management
6 6 (12.00%) Analytics
7 5 (10.00%) Configuration Management
7 5 (10.00%) CRM
7 5 (10.00%) Data Management
7 5 (10.00%) DevOps
7 5 (10.00%) Statistical Analysis
8 4 (8.00%) Business Analysis
8 4 (8.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (8.00%) Migration
8 4 (8.00%) Open Source
8 4 (8.00%) Operations Research
8 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (8.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 19 (38.00%) SQL
2 18 (36.00%) Python
3 11 (22.00%) Java
4 5 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 5 (10.00%) VBA
5 3 (6.00%) Perl
6 2 (4.00%) C#
6 2 (4.00%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.00%) Scala
7 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) Data Quality
1 3 (6.00%) QA
System Software
1 12 (24.00%) HDFS
2 8 (16.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.00%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 9 (18.00%) Ansible
1 9 (18.00%) Hadoop YARN
2 8 (16.00%) Nagios
2 8 (16.00%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (14.00%) Puppet
4 1 (2.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 9 (18.00%) Oracle
1 9 (18.00%) Red Hat
2 8 (16.00%) Hortonworks
3 7 (14.00%) Ab Initio
3 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (12.00%) SaltStack
5 5 (10.00%) Informatica
6 4 (8.00%) Splunk
7 2 (4.00%) CyberArk
7 2 (4.00%) Imperva
7 2 (4.00%) Qualys
8 1 (2.00%) Atlassian
8 1 (2.00%) Cloudera
8 1 (2.00%) Google
8 1 (2.00%) Platfora