The table below looks at the statistics for Hadoop skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hadoop over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Hadoop
Rank 117 121 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Hadoop 20 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.64% 0.18% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.92% 0.84% -
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 0
Average daily rate
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£475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £550 £338
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +62.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 - -
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 North West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
684 596 668
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.74% 21.81% 25.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 342 367
Average daily rate £340 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £205 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 32
Average hourly rate £36.00 £33.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £17.15 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £125.00 £45.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -8.33%

Hadoop
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Hadoop Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Hadoop
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Hadoop Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Hadoop
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Hadoop across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Hadoop Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Hadoop
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Hadoop within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 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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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
Manchester +9 15 £475 - 7
Cheshire - 3 - - 1
Hadoop
England

Hadoop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 19 (70.37%) Big Data
2 15 (55.56%) NoSQL
3 14 (51.85%) Linux
3 14 (51.85%) Web Services
4 13 (48.15%) Java
5 10 (37.04%) SQL
5 10 (37.04%) Open Source
6 9 (33.33%) OO
7 8 (29.63%) Python
7 8 (29.63%) C++
7 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (25.93%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (25.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (25.93%) MapReduce
8 7 (25.93%) Puppet
8 7 (25.93%) Red Hat
9 6 (22.22%) .NET
9 6 (22.22%) Oracle
9 6 (22.22%) Windows
9 6 (22.22%) Analytics
10 5 (18.52%) Oracle Database
10 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (18.52%) JMS
10 5 (18.52%) Internet
10 5 (18.52%) MongoDB
10 5 (18.52%) AMQP
10 5 (18.52%) DV Cleared
10 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
10 5 (18.52%) TDD

Hadoop
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 4 (14.81%) Confluence
1 4 (14.81%) WebLogic
2 3 (11.11%) Apache Pig
3 1 (3.70%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.93%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) Internet
1 5 (18.52%) AMQP
2 1 (3.70%) Firewall
2 1 (3.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (70.37%) Big Data
2 15 (55.56%) NoSQL
3 5 (18.52%) Oracle Database
3 5 (18.52%) MongoDB
4 4 (14.81%) Redis
5 3 (11.11%) MySQL
5 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (7.41%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (7.41%) Apache Hive
7 1 (3.70%) BigQuery
7 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
7 1 (3.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (3.70%) Sqoop
7 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
7 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
7 1 (3.70%) HBase
7 1 (3.70%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) JIRA
2 4 (14.81%) Subversion
2 4 (14.81%) Mercurial
2 4 (14.81%) Cucumber
2 4 (14.81%) Eclipse
2 4 (14.81%) Ant
2 4 (14.81%) JUnit
2 4 (14.81%) Gradle
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 4 (14.81%) Retail
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Architect
2 9 (33.33%) Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Data Architect
3 4 (14.81%) Software Architect
3 4 (14.81%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (14.81%) Java Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Hadoop Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Big Data Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Big Data Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Big Data Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) .NET Developer
5 1 (3.70%) C# Developer
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Developer
5 1 (3.70%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Chief Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (51.85%) Web Services
2 6 (22.22%) .NET
3 5 (18.52%) JMS
4 4 (14.81%) Java EE
4 4 (14.81%) JSON
4 4 (14.81%) EJB
5 1 (3.70%) LAMP
5 1 (3.70%) WPF
5 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.70%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) Open Source
2 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (14.81%) Visualisation
4 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.70%) Social Media
5 1 (3.70%) Life Science
5 1 (3.70%) Wiki
5 1 (3.70%) Credit Risk
5 1 (3.70%) Data Integration
5 1 (3.70%) Chemistry
5 1 (3.70%) Biology
5 1 (3.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Linux
2 7 (25.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (22.22%) Windows
4 4 (14.81%) UNIX
5 3 (11.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) OO
2 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (25.93%) MapReduce
4 6 (22.22%) Analytics
5 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (18.52%) TDD
5 5 (18.52%) Scrum
6 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
6 4 (14.81%) Test Scripting
6 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
6 4 (14.81%) User Stories
6 4 (14.81%) DevOps
7 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 3 (11.11%) B2C
7 3 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
7 3 (11.11%) Data Management
8 2 (7.41%) Data Analysis
8 2 (7.41%) Migration
9 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) Java
2 10 (37.04%) SQL
3 8 (29.63%) Python
3 8 (29.63%) C++
4 5 (18.52%) Ruby
5 3 (11.11%) Perl
5 3 (11.11%) R
6 2 (7.41%) MATLAB
7 1 (3.70%) PHP
7 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.70%) C#
7 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) DV Cleared
1 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.81%) Degree
3 2 (7.41%) PhD
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.70%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Basel III
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) Puppet
2 4 (14.81%) Vagrant
3 3 (11.11%) Nagios
3 3 (11.11%) yum
3 3 (11.11%) Ganglia
4 1 (3.70%) Oozie
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Red Hat
2 6 (22.22%) Oracle
3 5 (18.52%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.70%) Splunk