The table below looks at the statistics for Hadoop skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hadoop over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Hadoop
Rank 162 223 291
Rank change year-on-year
+61 +68
Contract jobs citing Hadoop 300 209 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.33% 0.89% 0.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.76% 4.00% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 157 95
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£550 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £346 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £635 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 - -
Hadoop
England

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 London region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
5205 5225 4789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 23.01% 22.37% 21.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 3652 3709 3276
Average daily rate £450 £425 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 25 58
Average hourly rate £28.66 £27.50 £23.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.20% +18.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £15.70 £17.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £125.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £32.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-11.72% +13.04%

Hadoop
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Hadoop Jobs Demand Trend in London

Hadoop
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Hadoop Daily Rate Trend in London

Hadoop
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Hadoop across the London region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Hadoop Daily Rate Histogram in London

Hadoop
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Hadoop Hourly Rate Trend in London

Hadoop
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Hadoop within the London region over the 3 months to 28 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
City of London +46 85 £573 +9.04% 50
Canary Wharf - 2 £500 -
Hammersmith - 2 £448 -
Docklands, London - 1 £650 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -
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England

Hadoop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 424 (66.25%) Big Data
2 366 (57.19%) Java
3 258 (40.31%) Agile Software Development
4 187 (29.22%) Apache Hive
5 160 (25.00%) Apache Spark
6 154 (24.06%) SQL
7 153 (23.91%) Scala
8 148 (23.13%) Finance
9 134 (20.94%) Python
10 127 (19.84%) Banking
11 126 (19.69%) HBase
12 125 (19.53%) TDD
13 124 (19.38%) Analytics
14 120 (18.75%) Oracle
15 114 (17.81%) MapReduce
16 111 (17.34%) Linux
17 110 (17.19%) MongoDB
18 96 (15.00%) Scrum
19 93 (14.53%) NoSQL
20 92 (14.38%) HDFS
21 88 (13.75%) Apache Pig
22 81 (12.66%) Data Warehouse
23 73 (11.41%) Data Modelling
23 73 (11.41%) R
24 71 (11.09%) Apache Cassandra
25 65 (10.16%) Apache
26 59 (9.22%) Business Intelligence
26 59 (9.22%) Open Source
26 59 (9.22%) Continuous Integration
26 59 (9.22%) Impala

Hadoop
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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
1 160 (25.00%) Apache Spark
2 88 (13.75%) Apache Pig
3 65 (10.16%) Apache
4 50 (7.81%) SAS
5 44 (6.88%) Elasticsearch
6 23 (3.59%) Tomcat
7 20 (3.13%) Confluence
8 18 (2.81%) Node.js
9 15 (2.34%) Oracle Coherence
10 14 (2.19%) JBoss
11 9 (1.41%) OpenStack
12 8 (1.25%) Oracle Workflow
12 8 (1.25%) Apache Solr
12 8 (1.25%) WebSphere
13 7 (1.09%) IIS
14 6 (0.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 4 (0.63%) WebLogic
16 3 (0.47%) Cloud Foundry
16 3 (0.47%) nginx
16 3 (0.47%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (1.72%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.56%) SPSS
3 2 (0.31%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.31%) Weka
4 1 (0.16%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.78%) RMDS
2 4 (0.63%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 55 (8.59%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (2.81%) Cloud Computing
3 11 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (0.94%) Amazon EMR
5 4 (0.63%) Amazon S3
5 4 (0.63%) GitHub
5 4 (0.63%) IaaS
6 3 (0.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.47%) SaaS
6 3 (0.47%) PaaS
7 2 (0.31%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.31%) IBM Blueworks
7 2 (0.31%) Office 365
8 1 (0.16%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.03%) Internet
2 9 (1.41%) HTTP
2 9 (1.41%) Kerberos
3 8 (1.25%) AMQP
4 6 (0.94%) SAN
4 6 (0.94%) TCP/IP
4 6 (0.94%) LAN
4 6 (0.94%) WAN
5 5 (0.78%) Multicast
5 5 (0.78%) FCoE
5 5 (0.78%) Fibre Channel
5 5 (0.78%) NAS
5 5 (0.78%) iSCSI
6 4 (0.63%) Firewall
6 4 (0.63%) SNA
6 4 (0.63%) LDAP
6 4 (0.63%) Network Security
7 2 (0.31%) DNS
7 2 (0.31%) VPN
7 2 (0.31%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 424 (66.25%) Big Data
2 187 (29.22%) Apache Hive
3 126 (19.69%) HBase
4 110 (17.19%) MongoDB
5 93 (14.53%) NoSQL
6 81 (12.66%) Data Warehouse
7 71 (11.09%) Apache Cassandra
8 59 (9.22%) Impala
9 43 (6.72%) SQL Server
10 39 (6.09%) Sqoop
11 38 (5.94%) Relational Database
12 33 (5.16%) RDBMS
13 27 (4.22%) QlikView
13 27 (4.22%) Data Mining
14 26 (4.06%) PostgreSQL
15 25 (3.91%) CouchDB
15 25 (3.91%) MySQL
16 22 (3.44%) Redis
17 14 (2.19%) Oracle Database
18 12 (1.88%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 40 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 39 (6.09%) Git (software)
3 33 (5.16%) JIRA
4 24 (3.75%) Maven
5 21 (3.28%) Cucumber
6 16 (2.50%) JUnit
6 16 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 12 (1.88%) Eclipse
7 12 (1.88%) Subversion
7 12 (1.88%) Artifactory
8 10 (1.56%) Mockito
9 9 (1.41%) IntelliJ
10 8 (1.25%) Talend Open Studio
11 7 (1.09%) Spock
11 7 (1.09%) Geb
12 6 (0.94%) TestNG
12 6 (0.94%) WebDriver
12 6 (0.94%) Hudson
12 6 (0.94%) Liquibase
13 5 (0.78%) TeamCity
General
1 148 (23.13%) Finance
2 127 (19.84%) Banking
3 45 (7.03%) Investment Banking
4 19 (2.97%) Retail
5 18 (2.81%) Games
6 17 (2.66%) Marketing
7 16 (2.50%) Front Office
8 11 (1.72%) Telecoms
9 9 (1.41%) Legal
10 7 (1.09%) Corporate Banking
11 6 (0.94%) Publishing
12 5 (0.78%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.78%) Back Office
13 3 (0.47%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.47%) Advertising
14 2 (0.31%) Law
14 2 (0.31%) Electronics
15 1 (0.16%) German Language
15 1 (0.16%) Private Banking
15 1 (0.16%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 292 (45.63%) Developer
2 121 (18.91%) Java Developer
3 99 (15.47%) Hadoop Developer
4 94 (14.69%) Architect
5 60 (9.38%) Senior Developer
6 42 (6.56%) Scala Developer
7 36 (5.63%) Analyst
8 35 (5.47%) Data Architect
8 35 (5.47%) Consultant
9 32 (5.00%) Data Scientist
10 29 (4.53%) Big Data Developer
11 27 (4.22%) Big Data Architect
12 26 (4.06%) Data Consultant
13 24 (3.75%) Big Data Consultant
14 23 (3.59%) Senior Java Developer
14 23 (3.59%) Solutions Architect
15 22 (3.44%) Administrator
16 17 (2.66%) Lead Developer
16 17 (2.66%) Project Manager
17 15 (2.34%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (8.13%) Kafka
2 46 (7.19%) Web Services
3 45 (7.03%) Spring
4 40 (6.25%) RESTful
5 35 (5.47%) HTML
6 33 (5.16%) J2EE
7 30 (4.69%) Akka
8 27 (4.22%) Cascading
9 25 (3.91%) REST
10 24 (3.75%) XML
11 21 (3.28%) HTML5
12 14 (2.19%) RabbitMQ
12 14 (2.19%) Play Framework
13 13 (2.03%) JAX-RS
13 13 (2.03%) jQuery
14 12 (1.88%) Hibernate
14 12 (1.88%) SOAP
14 12 (1.88%) JSON
15 11 (1.72%) AngularJS
15 11 (1.72%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 51 (7.97%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (6.88%) Statistics
3 33 (5.16%) Visualisation
4 30 (4.69%) Credit Risk
5 29 (4.53%) Market Risk
6 22 (3.44%) Mathematics
7 21 (3.28%) Computer Science
7 21 (3.28%) Data Integration
8 19 (2.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 16 (2.50%) Derivative
9 16 (2.50%) Algorithms
10 13 (2.03%) Fixed Income
11 11 (1.72%) Physics
11 11 (1.72%) Replication
12 10 (1.56%) Equities
12 10 (1.56%) Data Structures
13 9 (1.41%) Online Games
14 8 (1.25%) Social Media
15 6 (0.94%) FMCG
15 6 (0.94%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 111 (17.34%) Linux
2 57 (8.91%) UNIX
3 34 (5.31%) Windows
4 27 (4.22%) CentOS
5 24 (3.75%) Ubuntu
6 15 (2.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (1.41%) Solaris
8 6 (0.94%) Debian
9 2 (0.31%) CoreOS
9 2 (0.31%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 258 (40.31%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (19.53%) TDD
3 124 (19.38%) Analytics
4 114 (17.81%) MapReduce
5 96 (15.00%) Scrum
6 73 (11.41%) Data Modelling
7 59 (9.22%) Business Intelligence
7 59 (9.22%) Open Source
7 59 (9.22%) Continuous Integration
8 54 (8.44%) BDD
8 54 (8.44%) ETL
9 50 (7.81%) DevOps
10 48 (7.50%) OO
11 41 (6.41%) Software Engineering
12 37 (5.78%) SDLC
13 33 (5.16%) Mentoring
14 32 (5.00%) Multithreading
15 28 (4.38%) Data Architecture
16 26 (4.06%) Machine Learning
17 25 (3.91%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 366 (57.19%) Java
2 154 (24.06%) SQL
3 153 (23.91%) Scala
4 134 (20.94%) Python
5 73 (11.41%) R
6 43 (6.72%) JavaScript
7 38 (5.94%) C#
8 33 (5.16%) Ruby
9 31 (4.84%) C++
10 29 (4.53%) Perl
10 29 (4.53%) Shell Script
11 24 (3.75%) PL/SQL
12 21 (3.28%) Bash Shell
13 15 (2.34%) Clojure
13 15 (2.34%) MATLAB
14 14 (2.19%) PHP
15 10 (1.56%) Go
16 9 (1.41%) VBA
17 7 (1.09%) Groovy
17 7 (1.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (7.97%) Degree
2 35 (5.47%) Security Cleared
3 17 (2.66%) SC Cleared
4 15 (2.34%) DV Cleared
5 12 (1.88%) PhD
6 4 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.47%) MCPD
7 3 (0.47%) MCT
7 3 (0.47%) PMP
7 3 (0.47%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.31%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.16%) CIPD
9 1 (0.16%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.16%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.13%) QA
2 11 (1.72%) Dodd-Frank
3 7 (1.09%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.78%) Basel III
5 2 (0.31%) Basel II
5 2 (0.31%) Solvency II
System Software
1 92 (14.38%) HDFS
2 58 (9.06%) Apache Flume
3 26 (4.06%) Docker
4 16 (2.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 13 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (1.25%) Hyper-V
6 8 (1.25%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (1.25%) KVM
7 5 (0.78%) Xen
7 5 (0.78%) SRDF
7 5 (0.78%) NFS
8 4 (0.63%) Active Directory
9 3 (0.47%) vCloud
9 3 (0.47%) vSphere
10 1 (0.16%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 55 (8.59%) Puppet
2 41 (6.41%) Oozie
3 35 (5.47%) Hadoop YARN
4 29 (4.53%) Opscode Chef
5 28 (4.38%) Ansible
6 22 (3.44%) Nagios
7 21 (3.28%) ZABBIX
8 13 (2.03%) Mesos
9 12 (1.88%) Salt
10 9 (1.41%) Graphite
11 7 (1.09%) Cacti
12 5 (0.78%) Ambari
13 3 (0.47%) Vagrant
14 2 (0.31%) OpenView
14 2 (0.31%) Munin
14 2 (0.31%) Kibana
14 2 (0.31%) logstash
15 1 (0.16%) Rundeck
15 1 (0.16%) StatsD
15 1 (0.16%) SELinux
Vendors
1 120 (18.75%) Oracle
2 52 (8.13%) Cloudera
3 45 (7.03%) Tableau
4 23 (3.59%) Splunk
5 20 (3.13%) VMware
6 19 (2.97%) Teradata
6 19 (2.97%) IBM
7 18 (2.81%) Red Hat
8 16 (2.50%) Business Objects
9 15 (2.34%) Informatica
9 15 (2.34%) Microsoft
10 14 (2.19%) Hortonworks
11 13 (2.03%) HP
12 12 (1.88%) SAP
13 11 (1.72%) Sybase
13 11 (1.72%) TIBCO
14 10 (1.56%) Cisco
14 10 (1.56%) Atlassian
15 9 (1.41%) Alteryx
16 8 (1.25%) EMC
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