The table below looks at the statistics for MapReduce 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 MapReduce over the 3 months to 29 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
29 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MapReduce
Rank 188 210 222
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +12
Contract jobs citing MapReduce 18 22 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.30% 0.30% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.40% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 6
Average daily rate
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£600 £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.17% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £373 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £735 £655 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £625 £345 -
% change year-on-year
+81.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4524 5530 5875
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 76.52% 76.57% 75.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3409 4081 4333
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 68 87
Average hourly rate £21.75 £20.93 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.94% -35.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £11.80 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £52.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +3.44%

MapReduce
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MapReduce across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

MapReduce Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

MapReduce
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 MapReduce across the City of London region.

MapReduce Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

MapReduce
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MapReduce across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 September 2014.

MapReduce Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

MapReduce
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing MapReduce 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 MapReduce.

1 29 (76.32%) Java
2 26 (68.42%) Hadoop
3 23 (60.53%) Big Data
4 14 (36.84%) Apache Hive
5 13 (34.21%) Algorithms
6 12 (31.58%) Apache Pig
6 12 (31.58%) Spring
6 12 (31.58%) Oracle
7 10 (26.32%) SQL
7 10 (26.32%) Hibernate
8 9 (23.68%) Banking
8 9 (23.68%) Python
8 9 (23.68%) Scala
9 8 (21.05%) Investment Banking
9 8 (21.05%) UNIX
10 7 (18.42%) Front Office
10 7 (18.42%) Oracle Coherence
10 7 (18.42%) Multithreading
10 7 (18.42%) Oozie
10 7 (18.42%) Low Latency
11 6 (15.79%) Analytics
11 6 (15.79%) Unit Testing
11 6 (15.79%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (15.79%) Mahout
12 5 (13.16%) Cloudera
12 5 (13.16%) NoSQL
12 5 (13.16%) Finance
12 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (13.16%) TDD
12 5 (13.16%) ETL

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

For the 6 months to 29 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing MapReduce 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 MapReduce. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (31.58%) Apache Pig
2 7 (18.42%) Oracle Coherence
3 4 (10.53%) Apache
4 3 (7.89%) Apache Spark
5 1 (2.63%) Zope
5 1 (2.63%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (5.26%) AWS Data Pipeline
2 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (68.42%) Hadoop
2 23 (60.53%) Big Data
3 14 (36.84%) Apache Hive
4 6 (15.79%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (15.79%) Mahout
5 5 (13.16%) NoSQL
6 3 (7.89%) MySQL
7 2 (5.26%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
7 2 (5.26%) Neo4j
8 1 (2.63%) Spotfire
8 1 (2.63%) QlikView
8 1 (2.63%) CouchDB
8 1 (2.63%) SimpleDB
8 1 (2.63%) Pentaho
8 1 (2.63%) Sqoop
8 1 (2.63%) HBase
8 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.63%) Azkaban
8 1 (2.63%) HCatalog
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) TeamCity
2 2 (5.26%) Jasmine
3 1 (2.63%) JIRA
3 1 (2.63%) Mockito
3 1 (2.63%) Hudson
3 1 (2.63%) Maven
3 1 (2.63%) JUnit
General
1 9 (23.68%) Banking
2 8 (21.05%) Investment Banking
3 7 (18.42%) Front Office
4 5 (13.16%) Finance
5 2 (5.26%) Marketing
6 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (55.26%) Developer
2 12 (31.58%) Java Developer
3 5 (13.16%) Consultant
3 5 (13.16%) Senior Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Big Data Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Big Data Consultant
4 4 (10.53%) Trainer
4 4 (10.53%) Data Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) Data Scientist
6 2 (5.26%) Big Data Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Hadoop Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Programmer
6 2 (5.26%) Data Architect
6 2 (5.26%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.26%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (5.26%) C# Programmer
6 2 (5.26%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (31.58%) Spring
2 10 (26.32%) Hibernate
3 5 (13.16%) Cascading
4 3 (7.89%) RESTful
4 3 (7.89%) J2EE
5 2 (5.26%) .NET
5 2 (5.26%) Web Services
5 2 (5.26%) XML
5 2 (5.26%) Natural Language Processing
5 2 (5.26%) Spring MVC
5 2 (5.26%) jQuery
5 2 (5.26%) JSON
5 2 (5.26%) Ajax
6 1 (2.63%) Django
6 1 (2.63%) Mason
6 1 (2.63%) Memcached
6 1 (2.63%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (2.63%) J2SE
6 1 (2.63%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (34.21%) Algorithms
2 4 (10.53%) Visualisation
3 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) Open Source
4 1 (2.63%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.63%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) UNIX
2 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.42%) Multithreading
1 7 (18.42%) Low Latency
2 6 (15.79%) Analytics
2 6 (15.79%) Unit Testing
3 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (13.16%) TDD
3 5 (13.16%) ETL
4 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (10.53%) RAD
4 4 (10.53%) Statistical Modelling
5 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (7.89%) Big Data Analytics
5 3 (7.89%) Machine Learning
5 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
5 3 (7.89%) Data Modelling
5 3 (7.89%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.26%) OO
6 2 (5.26%) MVC
6 2 (5.26%) BDD
6 2 (5.26%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 29 (76.32%) Java
2 10 (26.32%) SQL
3 9 (23.68%) Python
3 9 (23.68%) Scala
4 3 (7.89%) R
4 3 (7.89%) C#
4 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.26%) Perl
5 2 (5.26%) F#
6 1 (2.63%) Ruby
6 1 (2.63%) Groovy
6 1 (2.63%) Clojure
6 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (10.53%) MCT
2 1 (2.63%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) HDFS
2 1 (2.63%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) Oozie
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) Oracle
2 5 (13.16%) Cloudera
3 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.26%) SAP
4 2 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (5.26%) Teradata
4 2 (5.26%) Facebook
4 2 (5.26%) Twitter
5 1 (2.63%) DoubleClick
5 1 (2.63%) Google
5 1 (2.63%) Netezza
5 1 (2.63%) Greenplum
5 1 (2.63%) Vertica
5 1 (2.63%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.63%) Cognos
5 1 (2.63%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (2.63%) Sybase
5 1 (2.63%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.63%) Datameer