The table below looks at the statistics for MapReduce skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MapReduce over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
MapReduce
Rank 234 252 229
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -23
Contract jobs citing MapReduce 19 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.032% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.042% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 2
Average daily rate £600 £500 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £500 £600
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
MapReduce
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6791 7200 6227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 79.38% 77.44% 74.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4176 3942 3316
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 290 232 260
Average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

MapReduce
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MapReduce across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

MapReduce Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

MapReduce
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

MapReduce Daily Rate Trend in the South East

MapReduce
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MapReduce across the South East region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

MapReduce Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

MapReduce
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MapReduce within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Oxfordshire +2 4 £315 -
Surrey -1 4 £363 -
Buckinghamshire +16 3 - -
MapReduce
England

MapReduce
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing MapReduce 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 MapReduce.

1 19 (100.00%) Hadoop
2 11 (57.89%) Big Data
3 10 (52.63%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (42.11%) JSON
4 8 (42.11%) QA
4 8 (42.11%) Apache Avro
5 7 (36.84%) Java
5 7 (36.84%) Linux
6 6 (31.58%) SQL
6 6 (31.58%) Data Analysis
6 6 (31.58%) Analytics
7 5 (26.32%) Pentaho
8 4 (21.05%) Weka
8 4 (21.05%) R
8 4 (21.05%) Apache Hive
8 4 (21.05%) SAS
8 4 (21.05%) GridGain
8 4 (21.05%) HPCC
9 3 (15.79%) Anomaly Detection
9 3 (15.79%) PuTTY
9 3 (15.79%) Apache Spark
9 3 (15.79%) Algorithms
9 3 (15.79%) Apache Accumulo
9 3 (15.79%) HBase
9 3 (15.79%) Machine Learning
9 3 (15.79%) Data Analytics
9 3 (15.79%) ISEB
9 3 (15.79%) JBoss
9 3 (15.79%) Swing
9 3 (15.79%) Open Source

MapReduce
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing MapReduce 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 MapReduce. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (21.05%) SAS
2 3 (15.79%) Apache Spark
2 3 (15.79%) JBoss
3 1 (5.26%) Apache Pig
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) PuTTY
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (100.00%) Hadoop
2 11 (57.89%) Big Data
3 5 (26.32%) Pentaho
4 4 (21.05%) Apache Hive
4 4 (21.05%) HPCC
5 3 (15.79%) Apache Accumulo
5 3 (15.79%) HBase
6 2 (10.53%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (10.53%) Impala
6 2 (10.53%) NoSQL
6 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
6 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
7 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Architect
2 8 (42.11%) Hadoop Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Data Scientist
5 2 (10.53%) Test Automation Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) ArcSight Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Big Data Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Data Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Data Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Hadoop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) Apache Avro
1 8 (42.11%) JSON
2 3 (15.79%) Swing
3 1 (5.26%) Regular Expression
3 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Unix
3 1 (5.26%) Debian
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Windows
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Analytics
1 6 (31.58%) Data Analysis
2 3 (15.79%) Anomaly Detection
2 3 (15.79%) Data Analytics
2 3 (15.79%) Load Testing
2 3 (15.79%) Machine Learning
2 3 (15.79%) Open Source
2 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
2 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
3 2 (10.53%) ETL
3 2 (10.53%) ETL Development
3 2 (10.53%) Functional Programming
3 2 (10.53%) Scrum
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Optimisation
3 2 (10.53%) TDD
3 2 (10.53%) Use Case
4 1 (5.26%) Security Hardening
4 1 (5.26%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) Java
2 6 (31.58%) SQL
3 4 (21.05%) R
4 2 (10.53%) Python
4 2 (10.53%) Scala
5 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.26%) C++
5 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) ISEB
1 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (42.11%) QA
2 2 (10.53%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) GridGain
2 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Apache Flume
2 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) ArcSight ESM
1 1 (5.26%) Backup Exec
1 1 (5.26%) Oozie
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
1 1 (5.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Cloudera
2 1 (5.26%) ArcSight
2 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco
2 1 (5.26%) Hortonworks
2 1 (5.26%) HP
2 1 (5.26%) Juniper
2 1 (5.26%) Palo Alto
2 1 (5.26%) Symantec
2 1 (5.26%) VMware