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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
MapReduce
Rank 142 173 199
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +26
Contract jobs citing MapReduce 8 26 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.25% 0.51% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.63% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 22 7
Average daily rate £500 £564 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.30% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £450 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £700 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £500 £600
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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London

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
2646 4153 4649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.00% 80.83% 79.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2091 3235 3366
Average daily rate £486 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.05% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £320 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 38 50
Average hourly rate £24.00 £22.25 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.86% -18.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.60 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £45.50 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016, 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 14 (73.68%) Java
2 13 (68.42%) Hadoop
3 11 (57.89%) Apache Hive
4 9 (47.37%) Finance
5 8 (42.11%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (42.11%) NoSQL
6 7 (36.84%) Apache Spark
6 7 (36.84%) Python
7 6 (31.58%) Oracle
7 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (31.58%) Banking
7 6 (31.58%) Spring
7 6 (31.58%) Multithreading
7 6 (31.58%) HBase
7 6 (31.58%) Big Data
7 6 (31.58%) Apache Flume
8 5 (26.32%) MongoDB
8 5 (26.32%) Oozie
8 5 (26.32%) Investment Banking
8 5 (26.32%) PHP
8 5 (26.32%) Unix
8 5 (26.32%) Linux
8 5 (26.32%) Front Office
8 5 (26.32%) Apache
9 4 (21.05%) Web Services
9 4 (21.05%) Hibernate
9 4 (21.05%) Oracle Coherence
9 4 (21.05%) Low Latency
9 4 (21.05%) HDFS
9 4 (21.05%) Cascading

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 7 (36.84%) Apache Spark
2 5 (26.32%) Apache
3 4 (21.05%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (15.79%) Apache Pig
5 2 (10.53%) SAS
6 1 (5.26%) Apache Solr
6 1 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (5.26%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon EMR
1 1 (5.26%) Google App Engine
1 1 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (5.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (68.42%) Hadoop
2 11 (57.89%) Apache Hive
3 8 (42.11%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (42.11%) NoSQL
4 6 (31.58%) Big Data
4 6 (31.58%) HBase
5 5 (26.32%) MongoDB
6 4 (21.05%) Sqoop
7 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
8 2 (10.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (10.53%) BigTable
8 2 (10.53%) Mahout
9 1 (5.26%) Couchbase
9 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (5.26%) DB2
9 1 (5.26%) Impala
9 1 (5.26%) MySQL
9 1 (5.26%) Neo4j
9 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Maven
2 1 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) Gradle
2 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.26%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) JUnit
2 1 (5.26%) Mockito
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 6 (31.58%) Banking
3 5 (26.32%) Front Office
3 5 (26.32%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Java Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Senior Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Hadoop Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Big Data Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Front Office Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Senior Hadoop Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Software Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Development Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Hadoop Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Development Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Software Development Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Software Development Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Apache Spark Developer
7 1 (5.26%) MapReduce Developer
7 1 (5.26%) MapReduce Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) MongoDB Developer
7 1 (5.26%) NoSQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) Spring
2 4 (21.05%) Cascading
2 4 (21.05%) Hibernate
2 4 (21.05%) Web Services
3 3 (15.79%) RESTful
4 2 (10.53%) Kafka
4 2 (10.53%) REST
5 1 (5.26%) Akka
5 1 (5.26%) Catalyst
5 1 (5.26%) CSS
5 1 (5.26%) CSS3
5 1 (5.26%) D3.js
5 1 (5.26%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (5.26%) FpML
5 1 (5.26%) HTML
5 1 (5.26%) HTML5
5 1 (5.26%) jQuery
5 1 (5.26%) JSON
5 1 (5.26%) Open Graph
5 1 (5.26%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) Fixed Income
2 1 (5.26%) Reference Data
2 1 (5.26%) Replication
2 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Linux
1 5 (26.32%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (31.58%) Multithreading
2 4 (21.05%) Low Latency
3 3 (15.79%) Analytics
3 3 (15.79%) OO
3 3 (15.79%) Open Source
3 3 (15.79%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (15.79%) Use Case
4 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
4 2 (10.53%) Data Management
4 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
4 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
4 2 (10.53%) Information Management
4 2 (10.53%) Machine Learning
4 2 (10.53%) OOD
4 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (10.53%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Scrum
4 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
4 2 (10.53%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) Java
2 7 (36.84%) Python
3 5 (26.32%) PHP
4 3 (15.79%) R
5 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.53%) Perl
5 2 (10.53%) Ruby
5 2 (10.53%) SQL
6 1 (5.26%) AWK
6 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.26%) Scala
6 1 (5.26%) sed
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Apache Flume
2 4 (21.05%) HDFS
3 1 (5.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) Oozie
2 2 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) Cloudera
3 1 (5.26%) Facebook
3 1 (5.26%) Google
3 1 (5.26%) MapR
3 1 (5.26%) Netezza
3 1 (5.26%) PayPal
3 1 (5.26%) Splunk
3 1 (5.26%) Sybase