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 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Hadoop
Rank 128 127 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Hadoop 8 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.26% 0.14% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.12% 0.66% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£575 £419 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.31% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
-8.53% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.00 -
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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 North West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
717 603 835
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 23.25% 20.86% 25.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 317 483
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 35
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.57 £23.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +69.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £20.60 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £42.11 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +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 August 2014.

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 August 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
Manchester -5 1 £575 +37.31% 5
Cheshire - 1 £350 - 6
Merseyside - 1 - -
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England

Hadoop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 14 (82.35%) Big Data
2 12 (70.59%) Java
3 9 (52.94%) .NET
4 8 (47.06%) MySQL
5 6 (35.29%) Oracle
5 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
5 6 (35.29%) Finance
5 6 (35.29%) LAMP
5 6 (35.29%) Scrum
5 6 (35.29%) Scala
6 5 (29.41%) jQuery
6 5 (29.41%) HTML5
6 5 (29.41%) Escenic
6 5 (29.41%) BDD
6 5 (29.41%) Spring
6 5 (29.41%) JSF
6 5 (29.41%) Ajax
6 5 (29.41%) Ruby on Rails
6 5 (29.41%) WebSphere
6 5 (29.41%) QA
6 5 (29.41%) CSS3
6 5 (29.41%) Adobe CQ
6 5 (29.41%) TDD
6 5 (29.41%) Hibernate
6 5 (29.41%) CMS
6 5 (29.41%) WebLogic
6 5 (29.41%) EJB
6 5 (29.41%) CSS
6 5 (29.41%) Struts
6 5 (29.41%) JavaScript

Hadoop
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 5 (29.41%) WebLogic
1 5 (29.41%) Tomcat
1 5 (29.41%) MQSeries
1 5 (29.41%) CMS
1 5 (29.41%) WebSphere
1 5 (29.41%) Escenic
1 5 (29.41%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (5.88%) SAS
2 1 (5.88%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) SPSS
1 1 (5.88%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (82.35%) Big Data
2 8 (47.06%) MySQL
3 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
4 4 (23.53%) NoSQL
5 3 (17.65%) IBM InfoSphere
5 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
6 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
6 2 (11.76%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (5.88%) QlikView
7 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (5.88%) CouchDB
7 1 (5.88%) Apache Hive
7 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Java Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Java Programmer
3 5 (29.41%) Senior Java Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Developer Analyst
3 5 (29.41%) Senior Programmer
3 5 (29.41%) Senior Java Programmer
3 5 (29.41%) Analyst
3 5 (29.41%) Senior Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Programmer
3 5 (29.41%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Big Data Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Big Data Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Product Owner
5 1 (5.88%) Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Support Technician
5 1 (5.88%) Data Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Scala Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) .NET
2 6 (35.29%) LAMP
3 5 (29.41%) Hibernate
3 5 (29.41%) Spring
3 5 (29.41%) JSF
3 5 (29.41%) Ajax
3 5 (29.41%) Ruby on Rails
3 5 (29.41%) jQuery
3 5 (29.41%) HTML5
3 5 (29.41%) CSS3
3 5 (29.41%) J2EE
3 5 (29.41%) EJB
3 5 (29.41%) CSS
3 5 (29.41%) Struts
3 5 (29.41%) XML
3 5 (29.41%) Java RMI
3 5 (29.41%) HTML
4 4 (23.53%) Web Services
5 1 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Visualisation
2 2 (11.76%) Statistics
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Life Science
3 1 (5.88%) Wiki
3 1 (5.88%) Chemistry
3 1 (5.88%) Biology
3 1 (5.88%) Open Source
3 1 (5.88%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) UNIX
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
1 2 (11.76%) CentOS
1 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Scrum
2 5 (29.41%) TDD
2 5 (29.41%) BDD
2 5 (29.41%) UML
2 5 (29.41%) OOP
2 5 (29.41%) OOA/OOD
2 5 (29.41%) RUP
2 5 (29.41%) OOD
3 4 (23.53%) ETL
4 3 (17.65%) MapReduce
5 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.88%) Machine Learning
6 1 (5.88%) Data Visualisation
6 1 (5.88%) Kanban
6 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.88%) B2B
6 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) Java
2 6 (35.29%) Scala
3 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
3 5 (29.41%) C#
3 5 (29.41%) Python
4 4 (23.53%) SQL
5 3 (17.65%) R
5 3 (17.65%) MATLAB
6 2 (11.76%) C++
6 2 (11.76%) Perl
7 1 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Nagios
1 2 (11.76%) Ganglia
1 2 (11.76%) YUM
1 2 (11.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle
2 5 (29.41%) JBoss
3 3 (17.65%) IBM
4 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.88%) Tableau
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft