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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Hadoop
Rank 132 121 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing Hadoop 15 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.41% 0.33% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.86% 1.64% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 0
Average daily rate
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£525 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £425 £398
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 - -
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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
806 611 563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.17% 20.29% 22.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 330 295
Average daily rate £375 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £471 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 13 10
Average hourly rate £33.00 £23.15 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.54% -42.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £11.10 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £46.00 £58.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.35 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+2.96% -5.00%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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
Cheshire +1 6 £613 +44.11%
Manchester -11 4 £408 -29.13% 15
Merseyside -11 2 £550 -
Hadoop
England

Hadoop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 58 (86.57%) Big Data
2 55 (82.09%) Oracle
3 54 (80.60%) MongoDB
4 46 (68.66%) Opscode Chef
5 45 (67.16%) Amazon AWS
5 45 (67.16%) JavaScript
5 45 (67.16%) Teradata
6 43 (64.18%) Apache Cassandra
7 42 (62.69%) R
7 42 (62.69%) Agile Software Development
7 42 (62.69%) Data Warehouse
7 42 (62.69%) Citrix
7 42 (62.69%) IaaS
7 42 (62.69%) StatsD
8 41 (61.19%) Tableau
8 41 (61.19%) Machine Learning
9 40 (59.70%) Apigee
9 40 (59.70%) Mashery
10 39 (58.21%) Visualisation
10 39 (58.21%) Cloud Computing
11 38 (56.72%) Java
12 32 (47.76%) Python
12 32 (47.76%) Node.js
12 32 (47.76%) AngularJS
12 32 (47.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 28 (41.79%) .NET
14 26 (38.81%) Linux
15 21 (31.34%) UNIX
16 13 (19.40%) Internet
17 12 (17.91%) Puppet

Hadoop
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 32 (47.76%) Node.js
2 5 (7.46%) Apache Pig
2 5 (7.46%) WebLogic
2 5 (7.46%) Confluence
3 3 (4.48%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (4.48%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.49%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 45 (67.16%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (62.69%) IaaS
3 39 (58.21%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (2.99%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (19.40%) Internet
2 5 (7.46%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (86.57%) Big Data
2 54 (80.60%) MongoDB
3 43 (64.18%) Apache Cassandra
4 42 (62.69%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (13.43%) NoSQL
6 5 (7.46%) SQL Server
6 5 (7.46%) Oracle Database
7 3 (4.48%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.49%) Essbase
8 1 (1.49%) HBase
Development Applications
1 10 (14.93%) JIRA
2 8 (11.94%) Eclipse
3 5 (7.46%) Ant
3 5 (7.46%) JUnit
3 5 (7.46%) Mercurial
3 5 (7.46%) Cucumber
3 5 (7.46%) Gradle
3 5 (7.46%) Subversion
4 3 (4.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.49%) ERwin
General
1 10 (14.93%) Finance
2 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.99%) Electronics
2 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.99%) Marketing
3 1 (1.49%) Banking
3 1 (1.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (52.24%) Architect
2 31 (46.27%) Technical Architect
3 23 (34.33%) Digital Architect
4 21 (31.34%) Digital Technical Architect
5 16 (23.88%) Senior Architect
6 15 (22.39%) Senior Technical Architect
7 14 (20.90%) Developer
8 10 (14.93%) Senior Digital Architect
9 9 (13.43%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
10 6 (8.96%) Java Developer
11 5 (7.46%) Hadoop Developer
12 3 (4.48%) Technical Engineer
12 3 (4.48%) Test Engineer
13 2 (2.99%) Team Leader
13 2 (2.99%) Technical Leader
13 2 (2.99%) Analyst
13 2 (2.99%) Big Data Developer
13 2 (2.99%) C Developer
14 1 (1.49%) UNIX Team Leader
14 1 (1.49%) Senior Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (47.76%) AngularJS
1 32 (47.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 28 (41.79%) .NET
3 7 (10.45%) JSON
3 7 (10.45%) JMS
4 6 (8.96%) .NET Framework
5 5 (7.46%) Java EE
5 5 (7.46%) EJB
5 5 (7.46%) Web Services
6 2 (2.99%) WCF
6 2 (2.99%) REST
6 2 (2.99%) Akka
7 1 (1.49%) Kafka
7 1 (1.49%) WPF
7 1 (1.49%) HTML5
7 1 (1.49%) HTML
7 1 (1.49%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 39 (58.21%) Visualisation
2 12 (17.91%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (13.43%) User Experience
4 2 (2.99%) DTV
4 2 (2.99%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.99%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.99%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.49%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 26 (38.81%) Linux
2 21 (31.34%) UNIX
3 10 (14.93%) Windows
4 5 (7.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (62.69%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (61.19%) Machine Learning
3 11 (16.42%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (14.93%) OO
5 8 (11.94%) TDD
5 8 (11.94%) Software Engineering
5 8 (11.94%) Scrum
5 8 (11.94%) Web Accessibility
5 8 (11.94%) MapReduce
5 8 (11.94%) SDLC
6 7 (10.45%) Open Source
7 5 (7.46%) Test Scripting
7 5 (7.46%) Configuration Management
7 5 (7.46%) Software Delivery
7 5 (7.46%) User Stories
8 4 (5.97%) Analytics
8 4 (5.97%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (4.48%) Benchmarking
9 3 (4.48%) Workflow
9 3 (4.48%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (67.16%) JavaScript
2 42 (62.69%) R
3 38 (56.72%) Java
4 32 (47.76%) Python
5 4 (5.97%) SQL
6 3 (4.48%) Shell Script
6 3 (4.48%) Perl
6 3 (4.48%) C#
7 2 (2.99%) C++
7 2 (2.99%) C
7 2 (2.99%) Scala
8 1 (1.49%) AWK
Qualifications
1 9 (13.43%) Security Cleared
2 8 (11.94%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 4 (5.97%) HDFS
2 1 (1.49%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 46 (68.66%) Opscode Chef
2 42 (62.69%) StatsD
3 12 (17.91%) Puppet
4 5 (7.46%) Vagrant
5 4 (5.97%) Salt
6 3 (4.48%) SCOrch
7 2 (2.99%) Oozie
Vendors
1 55 (82.09%) Oracle
2 45 (67.16%) Teradata
3 42 (62.69%) Citrix
4 41 (61.19%) Tableau
5 40 (59.70%) Apigee
5 40 (59.70%) Mashery
6 5 (7.46%) Atlassian
6 5 (7.46%) Red Hat
7 4 (5.97%) Vertica
8 3 (4.48%) Hortonworks
8 3 (4.48%) HP
9 2 (2.99%) SAP
10 1 (1.49%) Hyperion