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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Hadoop
Rank 200 251 291
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +40
Contract jobs citing Hadoop 249 193 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.02% 0.77% 0.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.55% 3.36% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 167 78
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £775 £650 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £410 £370
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +10.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.00 -
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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
5475 5742 5419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.36% 22.85% 20.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3778 3983 3589
Average daily rate £435 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 35 67
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £18.90 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £59.87 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
- -6.39%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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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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 +30 63 £513 +2.50% 26
Hackney - - - - 1
Croydon - - - - 1
Harrow - - - -
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England

Hadoop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 308 (65.12%) Big Data
2 216 (45.67%) Java
3 148 (31.29%) Apache Hive
4 143 (30.23%) NoSQL
5 141 (29.81%) Analytics
6 135 (28.54%) MongoDB
6 135 (28.54%) Apache Cassandra
7 132 (27.91%) SQL
8 115 (24.31%) Agile Software Development
9 102 (21.56%) MapReduce
10 98 (20.72%) Linux
11 96 (20.30%) Python
12 94 (19.87%) HBase
13 93 (19.66%) Apache Pig
14 82 (17.34%) Oracle
15 81 (17.12%) Data Warehouse
16 75 (15.86%) Scala
17 73 (15.43%) Business Intelligence
18 70 (14.80%) SQL Server
19 67 (14.16%) TDD
20 66 (13.95%) Visualisation
20 66 (13.95%) Oozie
21 61 (12.90%) SAS
22 60 (12.68%) Banking
23 57 (12.05%) Finance
23 57 (12.05%) ETL
24 55 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
25 52 (10.99%) Tableau
26 50 (10.57%) Apache
26 50 (10.57%) Scrum

Hadoop
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 93 (19.66%) Apache Pig
2 61 (12.90%) SAS
3 50 (10.57%) Apache
4 39 (8.25%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (2.33%) Apache Solr
6 9 (1.90%) Tomcat
7 8 (1.69%) Oracle Coherence
8 7 (1.48%) WebSphere
8 7 (1.48%) Node.js
9 6 (1.27%) Confluence
10 5 (1.06%) IIS
11 4 (0.85%) Apache ServiceMix
11 4 (0.85%) Cloud Foundry
11 4 (0.85%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.63%) TIBCO EMS
12 3 (0.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 3 (0.63%) MQSeries
13 2 (0.42%) SharePoint
13 2 (0.42%) nginx
14 1 (0.21%) Drupal
Applications
1 20 (4.23%) MS Excel
2 18 (3.81%) SPSS
3 5 (1.06%) Mathematica
4 4 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.42%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (3.38%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.63%) RMDS
2 3 (0.63%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.21%) SiteCatalyst
4 1 (0.21%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 37 (7.82%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (5.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (1.90%) PaaS
3 9 (1.90%) GitHub
4 7 (1.48%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (1.48%) Amazon EMR
5 6 (1.27%) IaaS
6 5 (1.06%) Amazon S3
6 5 (1.06%) SaaS
7 2 (0.42%) Heroku
8 1 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.21%) AWS Data Pipeline
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.11%) Internet
2 7 (1.48%) LAN
2 7 (1.48%) WAN
2 7 (1.48%) SNMP
3 6 (1.27%) SAN
4 5 (1.06%) Kerberos
5 4 (0.85%) HTTP
6 3 (0.63%) NAS
6 3 (0.63%) FCoE
6 3 (0.63%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (0.63%) SSL
6 3 (0.63%) DNS
6 3 (0.63%) Multicast
7 2 (0.42%) LDAP
7 2 (0.42%) AMQP
7 2 (0.42%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.21%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (0.21%) DMZ
8 1 (0.21%) VoIP
8 1 (0.21%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 308 (65.12%) Big Data
2 148 (31.29%) Apache Hive
3 143 (30.23%) NoSQL
4 135 (28.54%) MongoDB
4 135 (28.54%) Apache Cassandra
5 94 (19.87%) HBase
6 81 (17.12%) Data Warehouse
7 70 (14.80%) SQL Server
8 47 (9.94%) MySQL
9 41 (8.67%) Riak
10 38 (8.03%) DB2
10 38 (8.03%) Couchbase
11 36 (7.61%) Relational Database
12 34 (7.19%) Mahout
13 33 (6.98%) Data Mining
14 31 (6.55%) Sqoop
15 27 (5.71%) QlikView
16 25 (5.29%) CouchDB
16 25 (5.29%) Impala
17 24 (5.07%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 31 (6.55%) Jenkins
2 21 (4.44%) Maven
3 20 (4.23%) Hudson
4 19 (4.02%) JIRA
5 16 (3.38%) Git (software)
6 15 (3.17%) JUnit
7 13 (2.75%) Mockito
7 13 (2.75%) Cucumber
7 13 (2.75%) Talend Open Studio
8 9 (1.90%) Selenium
8 9 (1.90%) TeamCity
9 7 (1.48%) Eclipse
10 6 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (0.63%) ERwin
11 3 (0.63%) MSBuild
12 2 (0.42%) Jasmine
12 2 (0.42%) RSpec
12 2 (0.42%) WATIR
13 1 (0.21%) Oracle APEX
13 1 (0.21%) Mercurial
General
1 60 (12.68%) Banking
2 57 (12.05%) Finance
3 36 (7.61%) Marketing
4 30 (6.34%) Investment Banking
5 20 (4.23%) Retail
6 9 (1.90%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.69%) Games
8 5 (1.06%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.63%) Front Office
9 3 (0.63%) Publishing
10 2 (0.42%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.42%) Advertising
10 2 (0.42%) Electronics
10 2 (0.42%) Back Office
10 2 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.42%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.21%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.21%) Legal
Job Titles
1 189 (39.96%) Developer
2 114 (24.10%) Architect
3 64 (13.53%) Java Developer
4 45 (9.51%) Hadoop Developer
5 37 (7.82%) Data Architect
6 34 (7.19%) Analyst
7 32 (6.77%) Senior Developer
8 29 (6.13%) Data Scientist
9 28 (5.92%) Big Data Developer
10 20 (4.23%) Data Analyst
11 19 (4.02%) Lead Architect
11 19 (4.02%) Solutions Architect
12 17 (3.59%) Big Data Architect
13 15 (3.17%) Enterprise Architect
13 15 (3.17%) Scala Developer
14 14 (2.96%) Consultant
15 13 (2.75%) Data Consultant
15 13 (2.75%) DevOps Architect
16 12 (2.54%) Big Data Consultant
17 11 (2.33%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (9.73%) Spring
2 43 (9.09%) Kafka
2 43 (9.09%) Cascading
3 41 (8.67%) Web Services
4 30 (6.34%) XML
5 26 (5.50%) .NET
6 25 (5.29%) HTML
7 21 (4.44%) Hibernate
8 19 (4.02%) RESTful
9 18 (3.81%) Middleware
9 18 (3.81%) LAMP
9 18 (3.81%) RabbitMQ
9 18 (3.81%) HTML5
10 14 (2.96%) JSON
11 11 (2.33%) REST
11 11 (2.33%) SOAP
12 9 (1.90%) MDX
12 9 (1.90%) J2EE
12 9 (1.90%) Guava
12 9 (1.90%) Apache Commons
Miscellaneous
1 66 (13.95%) Visualisation
2 55 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (10.36%) Open Source
4 22 (4.65%) Computer Science
5 21 (4.44%) Statistics
6 20 (4.23%) Mathematics
7 12 (2.54%) Data Integration
8 9 (1.90%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.69%) User Experience
10 6 (1.27%) Clustering
10 6 (1.27%) Social Network
10 6 (1.27%) Credit Risk
11 5 (1.06%) Derivative
11 5 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (1.06%) Grid Computing
12 4 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.85%) Management Information System
12 4 (0.85%) Replication
12 4 (0.85%) Market Risk
12 4 (0.85%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 98 (20.72%) Linux
2 33 (6.98%) UNIX
3 18 (3.81%) Windows
3 18 (3.81%) CentOS
4 17 (3.59%) Debian
5 6 (1.27%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.63%) Android
6 3 (0.63%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.63%) Solaris
7 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.42%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.21%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (29.81%) Analytics
2 115 (24.31%) Agile Software Development
3 102 (21.56%) MapReduce
4 73 (15.43%) Business Intelligence
5 67 (14.16%) TDD
6 57 (12.05%) ETL
7 50 (10.57%) Scrum
8 45 (9.51%) Data Modelling
9 40 (8.46%) DevOps
10 39 (8.25%) Continuous Integration
11 35 (7.40%) E-Commerce
12 30 (6.34%) BDD
12 30 (6.34%) Data Architecture
13 29 (6.13%) Data Analysis
14 21 (4.44%) Unit Testing
14 21 (4.44%) OO
15 20 (4.23%) Pair Programming
15 20 (4.23%) Machine Learning
16 18 (3.81%) TOGAF
16 18 (3.81%) Complex Event Processing
Programming Languages
1 216 (45.67%) Java
2 132 (27.91%) SQL
3 96 (20.30%) Python
4 75 (15.86%) Scala
5 41 (8.67%) Bash Shell
6 33 (6.98%) R
7 32 (6.77%) Ruby
8 31 (6.55%) Perl
9 28 (5.92%) C#
9 28 (5.92%) C++
10 24 (5.07%) JavaScript
11 23 (4.86%) PHP
11 23 (4.86%) C
12 15 (3.17%) Clojure
13 13 (2.75%) Shell Script
14 12 (2.54%) Groovy
15 8 (1.69%) sed
15 8 (1.69%) MATLAB
15 8 (1.69%) AWK
16 5 (1.06%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (7.61%) Degree
2 10 (2.11%) PhD
3 8 (1.69%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.06%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.85%) MCT
6 3 (0.63%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.42%) PMP
7 2 (0.42%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.21%) APMP
8 1 (0.21%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.48%) QA
2 4 (0.85%) SLA
3 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
System Software
1 48 (10.15%) HDFS
2 31 (6.55%) Apache Flume
3 24 (5.07%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 12 (2.54%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.85%) Active Directory
7 3 (0.63%) SRDF
7 3 (0.63%) NFS
8 2 (0.42%) KVM
8 2 (0.42%) Docker
8 2 (0.42%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.42%) Xen
9 1 (0.21%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 66 (13.95%) Oozie
2 37 (7.82%) Opscode Chef
2 37 (7.82%) Puppet
3 24 (5.07%) Ambari
4 19 (4.02%) Salt
5 16 (3.38%) ZABBIX
6 15 (3.17%) Cacti
6 15 (3.17%) Nagios
7 4 (0.85%) Ansible
8 2 (0.42%) Chukwa
8 2 (0.42%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.42%) Foglight
9 1 (0.21%) Kibana
9 1 (0.21%) logstash
9 1 (0.21%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 82 (17.34%) Oracle
2 52 (10.99%) Tableau
3 44 (9.30%) Microsoft
3 44 (9.30%) Teradata
4 26 (5.50%) Netezza
5 25 (5.29%) Hortonworks
6 24 (5.07%) Google
7 22 (4.65%) Cloudera
8 21 (4.44%) Rackspace
9 20 (4.23%) Red Hat
9 20 (4.23%) MapR
10 19 (4.02%) Informatica
11 18 (3.81%) Business Objects
12 17 (3.59%) Omniture
13 16 (3.38%) Sybase
14 13 (2.75%) IBM
14 13 (2.75%) Talend
15 11 (2.33%) Vertica
16 9 (1.90%) TIBCO
17 8 (1.69%) MicroStrategy
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