The first table below looks at the demand for Hadoop skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hadoop over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the City of London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Hadoop
Rank 133 154 206
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +52
Contract jobs citing Hadoop 62 64 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.08% 0.90% 0.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.71% 3.98% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 57 12
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £524
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £413 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.99% +17.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1317 1607 1608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 23.00% 22.60% 20.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1002 1178 1183
Average daily rate £450 £433 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.04% +1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 19 15
Average hourly rate £27.50 £43.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.03% +14.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £12.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.03 £51.30 £50.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
Hadoop
London

Hadoop
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Hadoop across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Hadoop Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Hadoop
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Hadoop across the City of London region.

Hadoop Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Hadoop
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Hadoop across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Hadoop Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Hadoop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Hadoop also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Hadoop.

1 70 (59.32%) Big Data
2 61 (51.69%) Java
3 41 (34.75%) SQL
4 38 (32.20%) Python
4 38 (32.20%) Analytics
5 36 (30.51%) Apache Hive
6 35 (29.66%) Apache Pig
7 34 (28.81%) MongoDB
8 30 (25.42%) Oracle
9 27 (22.88%) MapReduce
10 23 (19.49%) Tableau
10 23 (19.49%) Apache Cassandra
10 23 (19.49%) NoSQL
11 22 (18.64%) Linux
11 22 (18.64%) Degree
12 19 (16.10%) Data Mining
13 18 (15.25%) Agile Software Development
14 17 (14.41%) Computer Science
14 17 (14.41%) SAS
14 17 (14.41%) SQL Server
14 17 (14.41%) R
15 16 (13.56%) HBase
15 16 (13.56%) Data Warehouse
15 16 (13.56%) Scala
16 15 (12.71%) Teradata
16 15 (12.71%) Finance
16 15 (12.71%) MySQL
17 14 (11.86%) ETL
17 14 (11.86%) Visualisation
17 14 (11.86%) Mathematics

Hadoop
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Hadoop also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Hadoop. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 35 (29.66%) Apache Pig
2 17 (14.41%) SAS
3 7 (5.93%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (5.08%) Apache
4 6 (5.08%) Tomcat
5 4 (3.39%) GemFire
6 3 (2.54%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.54%) Oracle Coherence
6 3 (2.54%) IIS
6 3 (2.54%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (1.69%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (1.69%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.85%) TIBCO EMS
8 1 (0.85%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 6 (5.08%) SPSS
2 5 (4.24%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (4.24%) Google Analytics
2 3 (2.54%) RMDS
3 2 (1.69%) SiteCatalyst
4 1 (0.85%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.85%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.54%) PaaS
2 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.69%) GitHub
3 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.85%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (0.85%) IaaS
3 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.39%) SAN
2 3 (2.54%) NAS
2 3 (2.54%) LAN
2 3 (2.54%) WAN
2 3 (2.54%) HTTP
2 3 (2.54%) Multicast
2 3 (2.54%) FCoE
2 3 (2.54%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (1.69%) Internet
4 1 (0.85%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.85%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.85%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (59.32%) Big Data
2 36 (30.51%) Apache Hive
3 34 (28.81%) MongoDB
4 23 (19.49%) Apache Cassandra
4 23 (19.49%) NoSQL
5 19 (16.10%) Data Mining
6 17 (14.41%) SQL Server
7 16 (13.56%) HBase
7 16 (13.56%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (12.71%) MySQL
9 11 (9.32%) Relational Database
10 9 (7.63%) Sqoop
11 7 (5.93%) QlikView
11 7 (5.93%) DB2
11 7 (5.93%) Mahout
12 6 (5.08%) DataStage
12 6 (5.08%) RDBMS
13 5 (4.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 4 (3.39%) Data Mart
15 3 (2.54%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 12 (10.17%) Talend Open Studio
2 7 (5.93%) JIRA
3 5 (4.24%) Cucumber
4 4 (3.39%) TeamCity
5 3 (2.54%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.54%) Selenium
5 3 (2.54%) JUnit
5 3 (2.54%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.69%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.85%) Maven
7 1 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.85%) ERwin
7 1 (0.85%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.85%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.85%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.85%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.85%) Mockito
7 1 (0.85%) RSpec
7 1 (0.85%) Hudson
General
1 15 (12.71%) Finance
2 11 (9.32%) Marketing
3 10 (8.47%) Banking
4 8 (6.78%) Retail
5 7 (5.93%) Games
6 5 (4.24%) Investment Banking
7 3 (2.54%) Publishing
8 2 (1.69%) Back Office
9 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.85%) Advertising
9 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (35.59%) Developer
2 18 (15.25%) Java Developer
3 16 (13.56%) Architect
4 15 (12.71%) Analyst
5 12 (10.17%) Data Analyst
6 11 (9.32%) Data Architect
7 10 (8.47%) Data Scientist
8 8 (6.78%) Senior Developer
9 7 (5.93%) Big Data Developer
10 6 (5.08%) Hadoop Developer
11 5 (4.24%) Data Consultant
11 5 (4.24%) Consultant
12 4 (3.39%) Scala Developer
12 4 (3.39%) Big Data Consultant
12 4 (3.39%) Project Manager
13 3 (2.54%) Python Developer
13 3 (2.54%) Infrastructure Architect
13 3 (2.54%) Lead Architect
13 3 (2.54%) Tester
13 3 (2.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (22.88%) MapReduce
2 7 (5.93%) RESTful
2 7 (5.93%) Web Services
3 6 (5.08%) Hibernate
3 6 (5.08%) HTML
3 6 (5.08%) XML
3 6 (5.08%) Spring
4 5 (4.24%) J2EE
5 4 (3.39%) AngularJS
5 4 (3.39%) Apache Avro
6 3 (2.54%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (2.54%) Grails
6 3 (2.54%) .NET
6 3 (2.54%) XSLT
6 3 (2.54%) Rendezvous
6 3 (2.54%) Middleware
6 3 (2.54%) Natural Language Processing
6 3 (2.54%) Kafka
6 3 (2.54%) JAX-RS
6 3 (2.54%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.41%) Computer Science
2 14 (11.86%) Visualisation
2 14 (11.86%) Mathematics
3 12 (10.17%) Statistics
4 11 (9.32%) Open Source
5 4 (3.39%) Digital Media
5 4 (3.39%) Physics
6 3 (2.54%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.69%) Replication
7 2 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.69%) Market Risk
7 2 (1.69%) Social Network
7 2 (1.69%) Neural Network
7 2 (1.69%) Economics
7 2 (1.69%) Derivative
8 1 (0.85%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.85%) Informatics
8 1 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.85%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 22 (18.64%) Linux
2 12 (10.17%) UNIX
3 10 (8.47%) Windows
4 3 (2.54%) Solaris
5 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.85%) CentOS
5 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.85%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (32.20%) Analytics
2 18 (15.25%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (11.86%) ETL
4 13 (11.02%) Data Modelling
5 12 (10.17%) TDD
6 11 (9.32%) E-Commerce
7 10 (8.47%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (8.47%) BDD
8 9 (7.63%) Machine Learning
8 9 (7.63%) Scrum
9 8 (6.78%) OO
9 8 (6.78%) Data Analysis
10 7 (5.93%) Software Engineering
10 7 (5.93%) TOGAF
11 6 (5.08%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (5.08%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (5.08%) Data Architecture
12 5 (4.24%) Automated Testing
12 5 (4.24%) Data Management
12 5 (4.24%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 61 (51.69%) Java
2 41 (34.75%) SQL
3 38 (32.20%) Python
4 17 (14.41%) R
5 16 (13.56%) Scala
6 12 (10.17%) Perl
7 10 (8.47%) JavaScript
7 10 (8.47%) C#
8 8 (6.78%) Shell Script
8 8 (6.78%) C
9 7 (5.93%) Ruby
9 7 (5.93%) C++
10 4 (3.39%) Groovy
10 4 (3.39%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.54%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.69%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.69%) Clojure
12 2 (1.69%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.69%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.69%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 22 (18.64%) Degree
2 7 (5.93%) PhD
3 6 (5.08%) DV Cleared
3 6 (5.08%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.69%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.54%) SLA
2 2 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 11 (9.32%) HDFS
2 3 (2.54%) SRDF
2 3 (2.54%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (2.54%) NFS
3 2 (1.69%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.85%) Xen
4 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.85%) Platform Symphony
4 1 (0.85%) KVM
Systems Management
1 9 (7.63%) Oozie
2 4 (3.39%) Puppet
2 4 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.69%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.85%) Foglight
Vendors
1 30 (25.42%) Oracle
2 23 (19.49%) Tableau
3 15 (12.71%) Teradata
4 12 (10.17%) Microsoft
4 12 (10.17%) Talend
5 10 (8.47%) MicroStrategy
6 8 (6.78%) Business Objects
7 7 (5.93%) Omniture
7 7 (5.93%) IBM
8 6 (5.08%) Informatica
8 6 (5.08%) Google
9 4 (3.39%) 29West
9 4 (3.39%) Cloudera
9 4 (3.39%) Vertica
9 4 (3.39%) Splunk
9 4 (3.39%) Ab Initio
9 4 (3.39%) TIBCO
9 4 (3.39%) Sybase
9 4 (3.39%) Netezza
10 3 (2.54%) DataSynapse
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