The table below looks at the statistics for Sqoop 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 Sqoop over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sqoop
Rank 154 199 212
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +13
Contract jobs citing Sqoop 3 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.086% 0.018% 0.097%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.35% 0.071% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
Average daily rate £495 £440 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -16.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £440 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £440 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £525 -
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Sqoop
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
869 1403 1419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 24.89% 25.66% 22.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 709 1114 1040
Average daily rate £488 £450 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 9
Average hourly rate £19.00 £45.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.77% +63.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £32.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.80% -8.28%

Sqoop
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Sqoop Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Sqoop
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 Sqoop across the City of London region.

Sqoop Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Sqoop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Sqoop 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 Sqoop.

1 7 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 7 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 7 (100.00%) Big Data
2 5 (71.43%) HBase
2 5 (71.43%) Apache Flume
3 4 (57.14%) MapReduce
3 4 (57.14%) Impala
4 3 (42.86%) BDD
4 3 (42.86%) HDFS
4 3 (42.86%) Apache Spark
4 3 (42.86%) Apache Pig
4 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
4 3 (42.86%) Scala
4 3 (42.86%) TDD
4 3 (42.86%) Unix
4 3 (42.86%) Python
5 2 (28.57%) ETL
5 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
5 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) Java
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle
5 2 (28.57%) Lucene
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (28.57%) CouchDB
5 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
5 2 (28.57%) Parallel Processing
5 2 (28.57%) R
5 2 (28.57%) Cloudera
5 2 (28.57%) Elasticsearch

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Sqoop 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 Sqoop. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) Apache Pig
1 3 (42.86%) Apache Spark
2 2 (28.57%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (14.29%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 7 (100.00%) Big Data
1 7 (100.00%) Hadoop
2 5 (71.43%) HBase
3 4 (57.14%) Impala
4 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
5 2 (28.57%) CouchDB
5 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
5 2 (28.57%) Spark SQL
6 1 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (14.29%) DB2
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Scala Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Big Data Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Data Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Data Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Data Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Hadoop Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Cascading
1 2 (28.57%) Lucene
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Data Structures
2 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Unix
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) MapReduce
2 3 (42.86%) BDD
2 3 (42.86%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Data Cleansing
3 2 (28.57%) ETL
3 2 (28.57%) Parallel Processing
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
4 1 (14.29%) Data Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (14.29%) Functional Programming
4 1 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Python
1 3 (42.86%) Scala
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) R
2 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Apache Flume
2 3 (42.86%) HDFS
3 1 (14.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Ambari
1 1 (14.29%) Ganglia
1 1 (14.29%) Nagios
1 1 (14.29%) Oozie
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Cloudera
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Cognos
2 1 (14.29%) MapR
2 1 (14.29%) Netezza
2 1 (14.29%) Snowplow
2 1 (14.29%) Sybase
2 1 (14.29%) Tableau