The table below looks at the statistics for Hadoop skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hadoop over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Hadoop
Rank 231 358 367
Rank change year-on-year
+127 +9
Contract jobs citing Hadoop 459 229 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.91% 0.46% 0.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.26% 2.12% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 166 125
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £700 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £365
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +23.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £36.50 - £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 - -
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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 England region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
10767 10789 9491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.31% 21.88% 22.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7081 6851 5918
Average daily rate £408 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 172 199
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.54 £15.65 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.08 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +25.00%

Hadoop
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Hadoop Jobs Demand Trend in England

Hadoop
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Hadoop Daily Rate Trend in England

Hadoop
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Hadoop across the England region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

Hadoop Daily Rate Histogram in England

Hadoop
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Hadoop across the England region.

Hadoop Hourly Rate Trend in England

Hadoop
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Hadoop within the England region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

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Rank Change
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Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +64 310 £550 +4.76% 153
South East +8 47 £450 -16.27% 18
North West +20 42 £613 +58.06% 7
West Midlands +9 19 £463 -
East of England +24 14 £525 +20.00% 4
South West +2 10 £545 +36.25% 8
East Midlands - 7 £450 - 4
Yorkshire - 6 £345 - 9
North East - - - -
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Hadoop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 622 (65.06%) Big Data
2 487 (50.94%) Java
3 369 (38.60%) Agile Software Development
4 251 (26.26%) SQL
5 249 (26.05%) Apache Hive
6 246 (25.73%) Oracle
7 235 (24.58%) Python
8 226 (23.64%) Linux
9 224 (23.43%) MongoDB
10 204 (21.34%) Analytics
11 196 (20.50%) NoSQL
12 191 (19.98%) Data Warehouse
13 181 (18.93%) Apache Spark
14 171 (17.89%) Scala
15 162 (16.95%) Finance
16 160 (16.74%) MapReduce
17 152 (15.90%) Apache Cassandra
18 144 (15.06%) HBase
18 144 (15.06%) Banking
19 142 (14.85%) Data Modelling
20 138 (14.44%) Scrum
21 135 (14.12%) Apache Pig
22 134 (14.02%) TDD
23 132 (13.81%) ETL
24 126 (13.18%) Business Intelligence
25 125 (13.08%) UNIX
26 121 (12.66%) R
27 119 (12.45%) Open Source
28 116 (12.13%) HDFS
29 105 (10.98%) JavaScript

Hadoop
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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
1 181 (18.93%) Apache Spark
2 135 (14.12%) Apache Pig
3 100 (10.46%) Apache
4 70 (7.32%) Elasticsearch
5 65 (6.80%) SAS
6 62 (6.49%) Node.js
7 30 (3.14%) Tomcat
8 27 (2.82%) Confluence
9 22 (2.30%) Apache Solr
10 18 (1.88%) JBoss
11 16 (1.67%) Oracle Coherence
12 15 (1.57%) WebLogic
13 13 (1.36%) WebSphere
14 9 (0.94%) IIS
14 9 (0.94%) Oracle Workflow
15 8 (0.84%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 8 (0.84%) OpenStack
16 5 (0.52%) nginx
17 4 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
18 3 (0.31%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (1.15%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.94%) SPSS
3 4 (0.42%) PowerPivot
4 3 (0.31%) Weka
5 1 (0.10%) MS Project
5 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.52%) RMDS
3 3 (0.31%) Magento
3 3 (0.31%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.10%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (0.10%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.10%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 56 (5.86%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (4.81%) Cloud Computing
3 32 (3.35%) IaaS
4 27 (2.82%) Amazon EC2
5 20 (2.09%) Amazon EMR
6 18 (1.88%) Amazon S3
7 11 (1.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 9 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (0.73%) PaaS
10 5 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (0.52%) SaaS
10 5 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (0.31%) GitHub
12 2 (0.21%) IBM Blueworks
13 1 (0.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.10%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (0.10%) Amazon Kinesis
13 1 (0.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (4.08%) Internet
2 19 (1.99%) AMQP
3 13 (1.36%) HTTP
4 12 (1.26%) SAN
5 11 (1.15%) Network Security
5 11 (1.15%) Kerberos
5 11 (1.15%) TCP/IP
6 10 (1.05%) LAN
6 10 (1.05%) WAN
6 10 (1.05%) NAS
7 8 (0.84%) Firewall
8 7 (0.73%) Multicast
8 7 (0.73%) FCoE
8 7 (0.73%) Fibre Channel
8 7 (0.73%) iSCSI
8 7 (0.73%) LDAP
8 7 (0.73%) VPN
9 5 (0.52%) DHCP
10 4 (0.42%) SNA
10 4 (0.42%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 622 (65.06%) Big Data
2 249 (26.05%) Apache Hive
3 224 (23.43%) MongoDB
4 196 (20.50%) NoSQL
5 191 (19.98%) Data Warehouse
6 152 (15.90%) Apache Cassandra
7 144 (15.06%) HBase
8 89 (9.31%) SQL Server
9 65 (6.80%) Impala
10 60 (6.28%) Relational Database
11 52 (5.44%) Sqoop
12 51 (5.33%) Data Mining
13 45 (4.71%) MySQL
14 43 (4.50%) CouchDB
15 42 (4.39%) RDBMS
16 40 (4.18%) QlikView
17 38 (3.97%) Redis
18 35 (3.66%) PostgreSQL
19 34 (3.56%) Oracle Database
20 29 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 64 (6.69%) Jenkins
2 55 (5.75%) Git (software)
3 46 (4.81%) Maven
4 44 (4.60%) JIRA
5 32 (3.35%) Cucumber
6 28 (2.93%) Subversion
6 28 (2.93%) JUnit
7 23 (2.41%) Eclipse
8 22 (2.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 16 (1.67%) Artifactory
9 16 (1.67%) Hudson
10 15 (1.57%) Talend Open Studio
10 15 (1.57%) Ant
11 14 (1.46%) Mockito
12 13 (1.36%) Mercurial
12 13 (1.36%) Gradle
13 11 (1.15%) Selenium
14 9 (0.94%) TeamCity
15 6 (0.63%) WebDriver
15 6 (0.63%) TestNG
General
1 162 (16.95%) Finance
2 144 (15.06%) Banking
3 54 (5.65%) Investment Banking
4 44 (4.60%) Retail
5 37 (3.87%) Games
6 30 (3.14%) Marketing
7 25 (2.62%) Telecoms
8 23 (2.41%) Front Office
9 17 (1.78%) Manufacturing
10 14 (1.46%) Legal
11 13 (1.36%) Publishing
12 10 (1.05%) Electronics
13 8 (0.84%) Law
14 7 (0.73%) Corporate Banking
15 5 (0.52%) Back Office
15 5 (0.52%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.10%) German Language
16 1 (0.10%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.10%) Private Banking
16 1 (0.10%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 381 (39.85%) Developer
2 240 (25.10%) Architect
3 138 (14.44%) Java Developer
4 108 (11.30%) Hadoop Developer
5 80 (8.37%) Data Architect
6 64 (6.69%) Senior Developer
7 62 (6.49%) Solutions Architect
8 59 (6.17%) Analyst
9 57 (5.96%) Big Data Developer
10 49 (5.13%) Big Data Architect
11 42 (4.39%) Scala Developer
12 41 (4.29%) Data Scientist
13 40 (4.18%) Consultant
13 40 (4.18%) Technical Architect
14 29 (3.03%) Administrator
15 27 (2.82%) Data Analyst
16 24 (2.51%) Senior Architect
17 23 (2.41%) Data Consultant
18 22 (2.30%) Senior Java Developer
18 22 (2.30%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (9.00%) Web Services
2 58 (6.07%) HTML
3 53 (5.54%) Kafka
4 51 (5.33%) J2EE
5 49 (5.13%) AngularJS
6 48 (5.02%) .NET
7 42 (4.39%) XML
8 40 (4.18%) Spring
9 38 (3.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 34 (3.56%) REST
11 32 (3.35%) RESTful
12 31 (3.24%) Akka
13 29 (3.03%) Cascading
13 29 (3.03%) JSON
14 26 (2.72%) SOAP
15 25 (2.62%) HTML5
15 25 (2.62%) JMS
15 25 (2.62%) Java EE
16 23 (2.41%) Apache Avro
17 22 (2.30%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 119 (12.45%) Open Source
2 93 (9.73%) Visualisation
3 79 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
4 54 (5.65%) Statistics
5 43 (4.50%) Computer Science
6 39 (4.08%) Algorithms
7 38 (3.97%) Data Integration
8 28 (2.93%) Mathematics
8 28 (2.93%) Market Risk
9 27 (2.82%) Credit Risk
10 26 (2.72%) Online Games
11 25 (2.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 22 (2.30%) Derivative
13 20 (2.09%) Data Structures
14 17 (1.78%) Fixed Income
15 16 (1.67%) Replication
15 16 (1.67%) Social Media
16 14 (1.46%) Equities
16 14 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
17 13 (1.36%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 226 (23.64%) Linux
2 125 (13.08%) UNIX
3 64 (6.69%) Windows
4 30 (3.14%) Ubuntu
5 28 (2.93%) CentOS
6 26 (2.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (1.46%) Debian
8 12 (1.26%) Solaris
9 2 (0.21%) SUSE
9 2 (0.21%) AIX
9 2 (0.21%) zOS
9 2 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (0.21%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.21%) CoreOS
10 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 369 (38.60%) Agile Software Development
2 204 (21.34%) Analytics
3 160 (16.74%) MapReduce
4 142 (14.85%) Data Modelling
5 138 (14.44%) Scrum
6 134 (14.02%) TDD
7 132 (13.81%) ETL
8 126 (13.18%) Business Intelligence
9 92 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
10 87 (9.10%) OO
11 67 (7.01%) DevOps
12 62 (6.49%) BDD
13 60 (6.28%) Software Engineering
14 58 (6.07%) Machine Learning
15 50 (5.23%) Data Architecture
15 50 (5.23%) Mentoring
16 38 (3.97%) Data Management
17 34 (3.56%) Performance Tuning
18 33 (3.45%) Multithreading
18 33 (3.45%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 487 (50.94%) Java
2 251 (26.26%) SQL
3 235 (24.58%) Python
4 171 (17.89%) Scala
5 121 (12.66%) R
6 105 (10.98%) JavaScript
7 67 (7.01%) C#
8 51 (5.33%) Perl
9 46 (4.81%) Ruby
10 45 (4.71%) C++
11 43 (4.50%) Bash Shell
12 39 (4.08%) PL/SQL
13 36 (3.77%) PHP
14 35 (3.66%) Shell Script
15 32 (3.35%) MATLAB
16 19 (1.99%) Clojure
17 14 (1.46%) VBA
18 13 (1.36%) Golang
18 13 (1.36%) T-SQL
19 8 (0.84%) C
Qualifications
1 86 (9.00%) Degree
2 61 (6.38%) Security Cleared
3 31 (3.24%) DV Cleared
4 20 (2.09%) SC Cleared
5 13 (1.36%) PhD
6 7 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.52%) MCPD
8 4 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.42%) PMP
8 4 (0.42%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.21%) MCT
9 2 (0.21%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.10%) CITP
10 1 (0.10%) Chartered Engineer
10 1 (0.10%) CIPD
10 1 (0.10%) ISEB
10 1 (0.10%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (3.56%) QA
2 12 (1.26%) Dodd-Frank
3 9 (0.94%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.42%) Basel III
5 2 (0.21%) SLA
System Software
1 116 (12.13%) HDFS
2 62 (6.49%) Apache Flume
3 29 (3.03%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 20 (2.09%) Docker
5 14 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (1.46%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (0.84%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.73%) KVM
7 7 (0.73%) SRDF
7 7 (0.73%) Xen
7 7 (0.73%) NFS
8 6 (0.63%) Active Directory
9 3 (0.31%) vCloud
10 1 (0.10%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 83 (8.68%) Puppet
2 80 (8.37%) Opscode Chef
3 54 (5.65%) Oozie
4 36 (3.77%) Hadoop YARN
5 35 (3.66%) Nagios
6 32 (3.35%) ZABBIX
6 32 (3.35%) Ansible
7 30 (3.14%) StatsD
8 21 (2.20%) Salt
9 15 (1.57%) Vagrant
10 13 (1.36%) Cacti
11 11 (1.15%) Mesos
11 11 (1.15%) Graphite
12 9 (0.94%) Ambari
13 6 (0.63%) logstash
13 6 (0.63%) Kibana
14 3 (0.31%) SCOrch
14 3 (0.31%) Ganglia
15 2 (0.21%) OpenView
15 2 (0.21%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 246 (25.73%) Oracle
2 92 (9.62%) Tableau
3 67 (7.01%) Teradata
4 57 (5.96%) Cloudera
5 33 (3.45%) Red Hat
6 30 (3.14%) Citrix
6 30 (3.14%) Informatica
7 29 (3.03%) Microsoft
8 28 (2.93%) SAP
9 27 (2.82%) Splunk
9 27 (2.82%) Hortonworks
9 27 (2.82%) Business Objects
10 25 (2.62%) IBM
11 24 (2.51%) VMware
12 22 (2.30%) Sybase
13 20 (2.09%) Vertica
14 18 (1.88%) Atlassian
15 16 (1.67%) HP
16 15 (1.57%) Rackspace
16 15 (1.57%) Talend
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