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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Hadoop
Rank 223 353 376
Rank change year-on-year
+130 +23
Contract jobs citing Hadoop 436 193 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.96% 0.43% 0.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.56% 1.94% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 139 115
Average daily rate
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£530 £550 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.63% +29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £393 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £700 £531
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £550 £350
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +57.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 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
9553 9936 9346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.96% 22.28% 22.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 6304 6199 5809
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 194 221
Average hourly rate £31.25 £28.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.60% -8.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.35 £15.40 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -9.83%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +116 344 £550 - 104
South East -4 30 £500 -16.66% 11
North West +15 20 £475 - 7
East of England +16 17 £450 +20.00% 8
Yorkshire -3 6 £441 - 7
East Midlands - 6 £525 - 1
West Midlands - 6 £300 - 9
South West -26 4 £438 +27.27% 10
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Hadoop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 545 (68.99%) Big Data
2 352 (44.56%) Java
3 262 (33.16%) Agile Software Development
4 229 (28.99%) SQL
5 225 (28.48%) Apache Hive
6 189 (23.92%) NoSQL
7 188 (23.80%) Linux
8 181 (22.91%) Python
9 175 (22.15%) MongoDB
10 174 (22.03%) Oracle
11 167 (21.14%) Analytics
12 153 (19.37%) Data Warehouse
13 148 (18.73%) Scala
13 148 (18.73%) Apache Spark
14 138 (17.47%) Business Intelligence
15 132 (16.71%) MapReduce
16 131 (16.58%) Finance
17 127 (16.08%) Apache Cassandra
18 123 (15.57%) HBase
19 122 (15.44%) ETL
20 121 (15.32%) Banking
21 117 (14.81%) TDD
22 110 (13.92%) Data Modelling
23 107 (13.54%) Apache Pig
24 99 (12.53%) Open Source
25 98 (12.41%) UNIX
26 90 (11.39%) HDFS
27 88 (11.14%) Apache
28 85 (10.76%) SQL Server
28 85 (10.76%) Scrum

Hadoop
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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
1 148 (18.73%) Apache Spark
2 107 (13.54%) Apache Pig
3 88 (11.14%) Apache
4 63 (7.97%) Elasticsearch
5 52 (6.58%) SAS
6 29 (3.67%) Node.js
7 18 (2.28%) Tomcat
8 16 (2.03%) JBoss
9 11 (1.39%) Oracle Coherence
9 11 (1.39%) Apache Solr
10 10 (1.27%) WebLogic
11 8 (1.01%) OpenStack
12 6 (0.76%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.63%) IIS
13 5 (0.63%) Confluence
14 4 (0.51%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 3 (0.38%) SharePoint
15 3 (0.38%) Drupal
15 3 (0.38%) Cloud Foundry
15 3 (0.38%) Magnolia
Applications
1 12 (1.52%) SPSS
1 12 (1.52%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.63%) PowerPivot
3 2 (0.25%) MS Project
4 1 (0.13%) MS Office
4 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.13%) Weka
Business Applications
1 10 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.38%) Magento
3 1 (0.13%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.13%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.13%) osCommerce
3 1 (0.13%) RMDS
3 1 (0.13%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 63 (7.97%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (3.16%) Amazon EC2
3 18 (2.28%) Amazon EMR
3 18 (2.28%) Amazon S3
4 13 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (1.01%) PaaS
7 5 (0.63%) GitHub
7 5 (0.63%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (0.51%) IaaS
8 4 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.38%) SaaS
10 1 (0.13%) AWS Data Pipeline
10 1 (0.13%) Yammer
10 1 (0.13%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.13%) IBM SmartCloud
10 1 (0.13%) Office 365
10 1 (0.13%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.66%) Internet
2 10 (1.27%) WAN
2 10 (1.27%) Kerberos
2 10 (1.27%) SAN
3 9 (1.14%) LAN
3 9 (1.14%) AMQP
4 8 (1.01%) VPN
4 8 (1.01%) LDAP
5 7 (0.89%) Firewall
5 7 (0.89%) TCP/IP
5 7 (0.89%) DHCP
5 7 (0.89%) Network Security
5 7 (0.89%) NAS
6 6 (0.76%) HTTP
7 5 (0.63%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (0.51%) FCoE
8 4 (0.51%) Multicast
8 4 (0.51%) iSCSI
9 3 (0.38%) SNMP
9 3 (0.38%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 545 (68.99%) Big Data
2 225 (28.48%) Apache Hive
3 189 (23.92%) NoSQL
4 175 (22.15%) MongoDB
5 153 (19.37%) Data Warehouse
6 127 (16.08%) Apache Cassandra
7 123 (15.57%) HBase
8 85 (10.76%) SQL Server
9 59 (7.47%) Relational Database
10 52 (6.58%) MySQL
11 44 (5.57%) Sqoop
12 42 (5.32%) Riak
13 40 (5.06%) RDBMS
13 40 (5.06%) CouchDB
14 39 (4.94%) Couchbase
15 38 (4.81%) DB2
16 36 (4.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 35 (4.43%) Oracle Database
18 33 (4.18%) Redis
19 32 (4.05%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 48 (6.08%) Jenkins
2 43 (5.44%) Maven
3 36 (4.56%) Git (software)
4 20 (2.53%) Hudson
4 20 (2.53%) JUnit
5 18 (2.28%) Cucumber
5 18 (2.28%) Subversion
6 15 (1.90%) JIRA
7 14 (1.77%) Artifactory
8 13 (1.65%) Mockito
9 9 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 9 (1.14%) TeamCity
10 8 (1.01%) Talend Open Studio
10 8 (1.01%) Eclipse
10 8 (1.01%) Ant
11 6 (0.76%) Mercurial
11 6 (0.76%) Gradle
11 6 (0.76%) Selenium
12 5 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (0.51%) RSpec
General
1 131 (16.58%) Finance
2 121 (15.32%) Banking
3 52 (6.58%) Investment Banking
4 32 (4.05%) Marketing
5 29 (3.67%) Retail
6 28 (3.54%) Games
7 23 (2.91%) Telecoms
8 21 (2.66%) Front Office
9 16 (2.03%) Manufacturing
10 11 (1.39%) Publishing
10 11 (1.39%) Legal
11 10 (1.27%) Electronics
12 8 (1.01%) Law
13 5 (0.63%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.38%) Back Office
15 2 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
16 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 302 (38.23%) Developer
2 218 (27.59%) Architect
3 100 (12.66%) Java Developer
4 77 (9.75%) Data Architect
5 60 (7.59%) Hadoop Developer
6 58 (7.34%) Solutions Architect
7 56 (7.09%) Big Data Developer
8 48 (6.08%) Senior Developer
9 47 (5.95%) Analyst
10 42 (5.32%) Big Data Architect
11 40 (5.06%) Scala Developer
12 34 (4.30%) Data Scientist
13 31 (3.92%) Consultant
14 26 (3.29%) Enterprise Architect
15 21 (2.66%) Data Consultant
15 21 (2.66%) Administrator
16 19 (2.41%) Data Analyst
16 19 (2.41%) Big Data Consultant
17 18 (2.28%) Business Analyst
18 17 (2.15%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (8.61%) Web Services
2 55 (6.96%) HTML
3 44 (5.57%) .NET
4 38 (4.81%) J2EE
5 36 (4.56%) XML
5 36 (4.56%) Spring
6 35 (4.43%) Kafka
7 32 (4.05%) REST
8 29 (3.67%) Cascading
8 29 (3.67%) HTML5
9 24 (3.04%) Akka
10 21 (2.66%) AngularJS
11 19 (2.41%) LAMP
12 18 (2.28%) RabbitMQ
12 18 (2.28%) JSON
13 17 (2.15%) SOAP
13 17 (2.15%) Hibernate
13 17 (2.15%) Java EE
14 16 (2.03%) Apache Avro
15 14 (1.77%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 99 (12.53%) Open Source
2 76 (9.62%) Visualisation
3 71 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
4 56 (7.09%) Algorithms
5 53 (6.71%) Computer Science
6 48 (6.08%) Statistics
7 28 (3.54%) Data Integration
8 26 (3.29%) Data Structures
9 25 (3.16%) Credit Risk
10 24 (3.04%) Mathematics
11 22 (2.78%) Online Games
12 21 (2.66%) Market Risk
13 19 (2.41%) Derivative
14 15 (1.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 15 (1.90%) Economics
15 13 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
16 11 (1.39%) Applied Mathematics
17 10 (1.27%) Social Media
17 10 (1.27%) DTV
17 10 (1.27%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 188 (23.80%) Linux
2 98 (12.41%) UNIX
3 42 (5.32%) Windows
4 26 (3.29%) CentOS
4 26 (3.29%) Ubuntu
5 19 (2.41%) Debian
6 15 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.51%) Solaris
8 3 (0.38%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.25%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (0.25%) CoreOS
9 2 (0.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.13%) Android
10 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.13%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (33.16%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (21.14%) Analytics
3 138 (17.47%) Business Intelligence
4 132 (16.71%) MapReduce
5 122 (15.44%) ETL
6 117 (14.81%) TDD
7 110 (13.92%) Data Modelling
8 85 (10.76%) Scrum
9 76 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
10 68 (8.61%) OO
11 60 (7.59%) DevOps
12 53 (6.71%) BDD
13 44 (5.57%) Software Engineering
14 43 (5.44%) Mentoring
15 35 (4.43%) Data Architecture
16 32 (4.05%) TOGAF
17 31 (3.92%) OOP
18 30 (3.80%) Functional Programming
19 29 (3.67%) Performance Tuning
20 26 (3.29%) Big Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 352 (44.56%) Java
2 229 (28.99%) SQL
3 181 (22.91%) Python
4 148 (18.73%) Scala
5 57 (7.22%) JavaScript
6 56 (7.09%) C#
7 52 (6.58%) Bash Shell
7 52 (6.58%) R
8 51 (6.46%) Perl
9 43 (5.44%) Ruby
9 43 (5.44%) C++
10 41 (5.19%) PHP
11 29 (3.67%) PL/SQL
11 29 (3.67%) Shell Script
12 17 (2.15%) Clojure
13 15 (1.90%) MATLAB
14 14 (1.77%) Golang
15 11 (1.39%) C
16 10 (1.27%) sed
16 10 (1.27%) AWK
Qualifications
1 77 (9.75%) Degree
2 24 (3.04%) Security Cleared
3 13 (1.65%) DV Cleared
4 8 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (1.01%) PhD
5 7 (0.89%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.51%) Chartered Engineer
6 4 (0.51%) CITP
6 4 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (0.51%) MCT
7 3 (0.38%) PMP
7 3 (0.38%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.38%) MCPD
8 2 (0.25%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.13%) MCSE
9 1 (0.13%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.13%) MCSD
9 1 (0.13%) ISEB
9 1 (0.13%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.67%) QA
2 9 (1.14%) Dodd-Frank
3 6 (0.76%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.51%) Basel III
5 2 (0.25%) SLA
System Software
1 90 (11.39%) HDFS
2 57 (7.22%) Apache Flume
3 41 (5.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 15 (1.90%) Oracle RAC
5 13 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (1.39%) Docker
7 5 (0.63%) Active Directory
8 4 (0.51%) SRDF
8 4 (0.51%) KVM
8 4 (0.51%) Xen
8 4 (0.51%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.51%) NFS
9 3 (0.38%) vCloud
10 1 (0.13%) GPFS
10 1 (0.13%) GridGain
10 1 (0.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 68 (8.61%) Puppet
2 63 (7.97%) Oozie
3 54 (6.84%) Opscode Chef
4 36 (4.56%) Nagios
5 34 (4.30%) ZABBIX
6 32 (4.05%) Hadoop YARN
7 26 (3.29%) Ansible
8 23 (2.91%) Ambari
9 22 (2.78%) Salt
10 17 (2.15%) Cacti
11 10 (1.27%) Mesos
12 9 (1.14%) Kibana
12 9 (1.14%) logstash
12 9 (1.14%) Vagrant
13 6 (0.76%) Graphite
14 4 (0.51%) Ganglia
15 2 (0.25%) yum
15 2 (0.25%) HAProxy
15 2 (0.25%) Munin
15 2 (0.25%) OpenView
Vendors
1 174 (22.03%) Oracle
2 55 (6.96%) Tableau
3 51 (6.46%) Teradata
4 42 (5.32%) Microsoft
4 42 (5.32%) Hortonworks
5 41 (5.19%) Informatica
6 40 (5.06%) Cloudera
7 32 (4.05%) Netezza
8 28 (3.54%) Red Hat
9 25 (3.16%) Sybase
10 24 (3.04%) Splunk
11 23 (2.91%) SAP
12 22 (2.78%) MapR
13 21 (2.66%) Rackspace
14 20 (2.53%) VMware
15 19 (2.41%) IBM
16 18 (2.28%) Business Objects
17 12 (1.52%) Vertica
18 11 (1.39%) Ab Initio
18 11 (1.39%) HP
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