The table below looks at the statistics for MapReduce 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 MapReduce over the 3 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MapReduce
Rank 512 483 494
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +11
Contract jobs citing MapReduce 68 75 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.21% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 44 40
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£550 £428 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.65% -22.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £423
10% offered a daily rate of more than £775 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 - -
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 England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38505 35326 33855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.82% 74.29% 72.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 25341 22368 20128
Average daily rate £425 £401 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1099 1047 1319
Average hourly rate £24.50 £27.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.90% -5.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.79 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

MapReduce
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

MapReduce Jobs Demand Trend in England

MapReduce
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

MapReduce Daily Rate Trend in England

MapReduce
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MapReduce across the England region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

MapReduce Daily Rate Histogram in England

MapReduce
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 MapReduce within the England region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. 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 -12 57 £550 +28.65% 16
East of England - 4 £625 - 4
South East -17 3 £450 - 3
North West - 3 £463 - 1
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
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MapReduce
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 117 (76.47%) Hadoop
2 110 (71.90%) Big Data
3 87 (56.86%) Apache Hive
4 84 (54.90%) Java
5 57 (37.25%) NoSQL
6 53 (34.64%) Apache Pig
7 52 (33.99%) Analytics
8 46 (30.07%) Apache Cassandra
9 45 (29.41%) HBase
9 45 (29.41%) SQL
10 42 (27.45%) Python
10 42 (27.45%) Visualisation
11 40 (26.14%) Scala
12 39 (25.49%) MongoDB
12 39 (25.49%) Oozie
13 36 (23.53%) HDFS
13 36 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
14 34 (22.22%) Banking
14 34 (22.22%) Linux
15 33 (21.57%) Oracle
15 33 (21.57%) Mahout
16 32 (20.92%) Apache Spark
17 29 (18.95%) Apache ZooKeeper
18 28 (18.30%) Data Warehouse
18 28 (18.30%) Hortonworks
18 28 (18.30%) Apache Flume
19 27 (17.65%) Couchbase
19 27 (17.65%) ETL
20 25 (16.34%) R
20 25 (16.34%) HCatalog

MapReduce
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 53 (34.64%) Apache Pig
2 32 (20.92%) Apache Spark
3 16 (10.46%) Oracle Coherence
4 12 (7.84%) Apache
5 10 (6.54%) SAS
6 3 (1.96%) Zope
6 3 (1.96%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.96%) Node.js
7 1 (0.65%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.65%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.65%) Confluence
7 1 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (3.27%) MS Excel
1 5 (3.27%) Mathematica
2 2 (1.31%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 24 (15.69%) Amazon EMR
2 19 (12.42%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (7.84%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (6.54%) Amazon S3
5 7 (4.58%) GitHub
6 2 (1.31%) AWS Data Pipeline
6 2 (1.31%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.65%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.61%) LAN
1 4 (2.61%) WAN
1 4 (2.61%) Internet
1 4 (2.61%) AMQP
2 1 (0.65%) RTP
2 1 (0.65%) Firewall
2 1 (0.65%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (76.47%) Hadoop
2 110 (71.90%) Big Data
3 87 (56.86%) Apache Hive
4 57 (37.25%) NoSQL
5 46 (30.07%) Apache Cassandra
6 45 (29.41%) HBase
7 39 (25.49%) MongoDB
8 33 (21.57%) Mahout
9 28 (18.30%) Data Warehouse
10 27 (17.65%) Couchbase
11 25 (16.34%) HCatalog
12 24 (15.69%) Sqoop
13 22 (14.38%) Riak
13 22 (14.38%) Oracle Exadata
14 21 (13.73%) MarkLogic
15 14 (9.15%) Data Mining
16 13 (8.50%) MySQL
17 12 (7.84%) SQL Server
18 10 (6.54%) DB2
19 7 (4.58%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 7 (4.58%) Maven
2 3 (1.96%) TeamCity
2 3 (1.96%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.31%) Mercurial
3 2 (1.31%) JUnit
3 2 (1.31%) JIRA
3 2 (1.31%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (1.31%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.65%) Gradle
4 1 (0.65%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.65%) Ant
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.65%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.65%) Subversion
4 1 (0.65%) Cucumber
General
1 34 (22.22%) Banking
2 17 (11.11%) Investment Banking
2 17 (11.11%) Finance
3 12 (7.84%) Front Office
4 4 (2.61%) Marketing
5 3 (1.96%) Retail
5 3 (1.96%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.65%) French Language
6 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.65%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 63 (41.18%) Developer
2 42 (27.45%) Architect
3 29 (18.95%) Java Developer
4 20 (13.07%) Data Architect
4 20 (13.07%) Big Data Architect
5 16 (10.46%) Big Data Developer
6 14 (9.15%) Enterprise Architect
7 11 (7.19%) Data Scientist
8 10 (6.54%) Senior Developer
9 8 (5.23%) Consultant
9 8 (5.23%) Analyst
9 8 (5.23%) Data Analyst
9 8 (5.23%) Hadoop Developer
10 6 (3.92%) Data Consultant
11 5 (3.27%) Lead Architect
11 5 (3.27%) Insight Analyst
11 5 (3.27%) Software Engineer
12 4 (2.61%) Technical Architect
12 4 (2.61%) Big Data Consultant
12 4 (2.61%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.11%) Spring
2 16 (10.46%) Hibernate
3 14 (9.15%) Cascading
4 13 (8.50%) Kafka
5 11 (7.19%) Web Services
6 9 (5.88%) Apache Avro
7 8 (5.23%) RESTful
8 7 (4.58%) Django
9 5 (3.27%) XML
9 5 (3.27%) J2EE
10 4 (2.61%) JSON
11 3 (1.96%) Java EE
11 3 (1.96%) HTML
11 3 (1.96%) Memcached
11 3 (1.96%) RabbitMQ
11 3 (1.96%) REST
11 3 (1.96%) Natural Language Processing
11 3 (1.96%) Mason
12 2 (1.31%) AngularJS
12 2 (1.31%) ExpressJS
Miscellaneous
1 42 (27.45%) Visualisation
2 23 (15.03%) Algorithms
3 20 (13.07%) Open Source
4 16 (10.46%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (9.80%) Computer Science
6 9 (5.88%) Mathematics
7 6 (3.92%) Data Structures
8 4 (2.61%) Statistics
8 4 (2.61%) Data Integration
9 3 (1.96%) User Experience
10 2 (1.31%) Internet of Things
10 2 (1.31%) Social Media
10 2 (1.31%) Digital Media
10 2 (1.31%) Replication
10 2 (1.31%) Fixed Income
11 1 (0.65%) IPTV
11 1 (0.65%) Ontologies
11 1 (0.65%) Applied Mathematics
11 1 (0.65%) Market Risk
11 1 (0.65%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 34 (22.22%) Linux
2 24 (15.69%) UNIX
3 7 (4.58%) Windows
4 6 (3.92%) Ubuntu
4 6 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.96%) CentOS
6 2 (1.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.31%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.65%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (33.99%) Analytics
2 36 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (17.65%) ETL
4 22 (14.38%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (11.76%) TDD
6 15 (9.80%) Software Engineering
7 14 (9.15%) Multithreading
8 13 (8.50%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (7.84%) Low Latency
10 10 (6.54%) OO
11 9 (5.88%) BDD
12 8 (5.23%) Data Visualisation
12 8 (5.23%) Statistical Modelling
13 7 (4.58%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (4.58%) Big Data Analytics
13 7 (4.58%) Data Management
13 7 (4.58%) Information Retrieval
14 6 (3.92%) Mentoring
14 6 (3.92%) Data Modelling
14 6 (3.92%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 84 (54.90%) Java
2 45 (29.41%) SQL
3 42 (27.45%) Python
4 40 (26.14%) Scala
5 25 (16.34%) R
6 16 (10.46%) JavaScript
6 16 (10.46%) C#
7 12 (7.84%) Bash Shell
8 9 (5.88%) Perl
9 8 (5.23%) Groovy
9 8 (5.23%) Ruby
10 7 (4.58%) Clojure
11 5 (3.27%) MATLAB
12 3 (1.96%) JAQL
12 3 (1.96%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.31%) F#
13 2 (1.31%) Korn
13 2 (1.31%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.31%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.65%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (7.19%) Degree
2 6 (3.92%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.61%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.96%) MCT
4 3 (1.96%) PhD
4 3 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.65%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.27%) QA
System Software
1 36 (23.53%) HDFS
2 29 (18.95%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 28 (18.30%) Apache Flume
4 10 (6.54%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 39 (25.49%) Oozie
2 23 (15.03%) Ambari
3 6 (3.92%) Hadoop YARN
4 4 (2.61%) Puppet
5 3 (1.96%) Mesos
5 3 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.31%) Ansible
7 1 (0.65%) Salt
7 1 (0.65%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 33 (21.57%) Oracle
2 28 (18.30%) Hortonworks
3 23 (15.03%) Teradata
4 22 (14.38%) Netezza
4 22 (14.38%) MapR
5 12 (7.84%) Cloudera
5 12 (7.84%) Sybase
6 5 (3.27%) Microsoft
7 4 (2.61%) HP
7 4 (2.61%) Intel
7 4 (2.61%) Cisco
7 4 (2.61%) Vertica
7 4 (2.61%) Infobright
8 3 (1.96%) Tableau
8 3 (1.96%) RapidMiner
8 3 (1.96%) Datameer
8 3 (1.96%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.31%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.31%) IBM
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