The first table below looks at the demand for Apache Cassandra skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apache Cassandra over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Cassandra
Rank 419 485 521
Rank change year-on-year
+66 +36
Contract jobs citing Apache Cassandra 172 71 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.41% 0.69% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 60 50
Average daily rate £525 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £325 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £668 £575 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £363 £406
% change year-on-year
+51.72% -10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
12184 10352 11978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.63% 21.66% 19.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 7655 6314 6799
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 204 252
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £15.30 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.60 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%

Apache Cassandra
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Apache Cassandra within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Apache Cassandra Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Apache Cassandra
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Apache Cassandra within the UK.

Apache Cassandra Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Apache Cassandra
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apache Cassandra within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Apache Cassandra Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Apache Cassandra
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apache Cassandra within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +60 168 £525 +10.52% 38
London +48 158 £525 +7.69% 29
City of London +2 38 £473 -5.50% 10
South West - 5 £550 - 2
South East -16 1 - - 2
Wales - 1 £525 -
Swansea - 1 £525 -
West Wales - 1 £525 -
North West - 1 - -
Northern Ireland - - - -
Scotland - - - - 1
Westminster - - - -
Telford - - - -
Warwick - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - - 1
Devon - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
Warwickshire - - - - 1
Wiltshire - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - - 2
Tyne and Wear - - - -
South Wales - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
North East - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Newport - - - -

Apache Cassandra
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Apache Cassandra 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 Apache Cassandra.

1 180 (62.72%) Java
2 173 (60.28%) MongoDB
3 162 (56.45%) NoSQL
4 126 (43.90%) Hadoop
5 119 (41.46%) Big Data
6 107 (37.28%) Linux
7 94 (32.75%) Ruby
8 88 (30.66%) Agile Software Development
9 81 (28.22%) Opscode Chef
10 74 (25.78%) Python
11 73 (25.44%) MySQL
11 73 (25.44%) Scala
12 68 (23.69%) Web Services
13 64 (22.30%) Puppet
14 61 (21.25%) TDD
15 53 (18.47%) Open Source
15 53 (18.47%) Spring
16 48 (16.72%) Continuous Integration
16 48 (16.72%) UNIX
16 48 (16.72%) SQL
16 48 (16.72%) Amazon AWS
17 47 (16.38%) Nagios
18 44 (15.33%) Perl
19 43 (14.98%) Apache
19 43 (14.98%) Degree
20 42 (14.63%) Scrum
21 41 (14.29%) Tomcat
21 41 (14.29%) CouchDB
21 41 (14.29%) MapReduce
22 37 (12.89%) Apache Hive

Apache Cassandra
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Apache Cassandra 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 Apache Cassandra. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 43 (14.98%) Apache
2 41 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 34 (11.85%) Apache Pig
4 33 (11.50%) Node.js
5 28 (9.76%) Cloud Foundry
6 26 (9.06%) Elasticsearch
7 23 (8.01%) nginx
8 18 (6.27%) CloudStack
9 11 (3.83%) Apache Solr
10 9 (3.14%) Oracle Coherence
11 6 (2.09%) GemFire
12 4 (1.39%) SAS
13 3 (1.05%) CMS
13 3 (1.05%) Adobe CQ
13 3 (1.05%) Magnolia
14 2 (0.70%) OpenStack
14 2 (0.70%) Documentum
15 1 (0.35%) Jetty
15 1 (0.35%) Alfresco
15 1 (0.35%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (1.39%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.70%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 48 (16.72%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.48%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (2.09%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.39%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (1.05%) SaaS
5 3 (1.05%) PaaS
6 2 (0.70%) CloudFront
6 2 (0.70%) GitHub
6 2 (0.70%) IaaS
7 1 (0.35%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.35%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.53%) TCP/IP
2 11 (3.83%) HTTP
3 10 (3.48%) DNS
4 7 (2.44%) Wireless
4 7 (2.44%) AMQP
5 6 (2.09%) ZigBee
6 5 (1.74%) SSL
7 3 (1.05%) Internet
8 1 (0.35%) Firewall
8 1 (0.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (60.28%) MongoDB
2 162 (56.45%) NoSQL
3 126 (43.90%) Hadoop
4 119 (41.46%) Big Data
5 73 (25.44%) MySQL
6 41 (14.29%) CouchDB
7 37 (12.89%) Apache Hive
8 32 (11.15%) PostgreSQL
9 31 (10.80%) HBase
10 28 (9.76%) Riak
11 19 (6.62%) Relational Database
12 16 (5.57%) Redis
13 11 (3.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 11 (3.83%) RDBMS
14 10 (3.48%) Data Warehouse
15 8 (2.79%) Sqoop
15 8 (2.79%) Apache Accumulo
15 8 (2.79%) DB2
16 7 (2.44%) Couchbase
17 6 (2.09%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 32 (11.15%) Hudson
2 30 (10.45%) Jenkins
3 21 (7.32%) JUnit
4 13 (4.53%) Maven
5 11 (3.83%) Eclipse
6 8 (2.79%) Mockito
6 8 (2.79%) JIRA
7 7 (2.44%) TeamCity
8 5 (1.74%) Git (software)
9 4 (1.39%) Mocha
9 4 (1.39%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.39%) Subversion
10 3 (1.05%) QUnit
10 3 (1.05%) Jasmine
10 3 (1.05%) Selenium
11 2 (0.70%) FitNesse
11 2 (0.70%) WebDriver
12 1 (0.35%) Calabash
12 1 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.35%) TestNG
General
1 28 (9.76%) Finance
2 7 (2.44%) Billing
2 7 (2.44%) Marketing
3 6 (2.09%) Banking
4 4 (1.39%) Retail
5 3 (1.05%) Advertising
5 3 (1.05%) Publishing
5 3 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.05%) Front Office
6 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 125 (43.55%) Developer
2 86 (29.97%) Java Developer
3 59 (20.56%) Architect
4 54 (18.82%) DevOps Engineer
5 28 (9.76%) Scala Developer
6 25 (8.71%) Technical Architect
7 24 (8.36%) Senior Developer
8 18 (6.27%) Big Data Developer
9 13 (4.53%) Senior Java Developer
10 11 (3.83%) Enterprise Architect
11 10 (3.48%) Senior Architect
12 9 (3.14%) Data Architect
12 9 (3.14%) Software Architect
12 9 (3.14%) Software Engineer
13 8 (2.79%) Consultant
13 8 (2.79%) Java Architect
13 8 (2.79%) Big Data Architect
14 6 (2.09%) Java Technical Architect
14 6 (2.09%) Agile Java Developer
14 6 (2.09%) Hadoop Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (23.69%) Web Services
2 53 (18.47%) Spring
3 41 (14.29%) MapReduce
4 37 (12.89%) REST
4 37 (12.89%) Hibernate
5 33 (11.50%) HTML
6 32 (11.15%) CSS
7 27 (9.41%) HTML5
8 26 (9.06%) CSS3
9 25 (8.71%) LAMP
10 24 (8.36%) JSON
11 22 (7.67%) Ajax
11 22 (7.67%) Ruby on Rails
12 17 (5.92%) RESTful
13 16 (5.57%) Play Framework
13 16 (5.57%) Django
14 13 (4.53%) J2EE
15 12 (4.18%) .NET
15 12 (4.18%) Spring MVC
16 11 (3.83%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 53 (18.47%) Open Source
2 27 (9.41%) Computer Science
3 13 (4.53%) Management Information System
4 11 (3.83%) Machine Learning
5 9 (3.14%) Clustering
5 9 (3.14%) Fixed Income
6 8 (2.79%) Derivative
6 8 (2.79%) Digital Media
7 6 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.09%) Smart Meter
7 6 (2.09%) Replication
8 4 (1.39%) Statistics
8 4 (1.39%) Mobile Payment
8 4 (1.39%) Physics
9 3 (1.05%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.05%) Credit Derivative
9 3 (1.05%) Equity Derivative
10 2 (0.70%) Social Network
10 2 (0.70%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.70%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 107 (37.28%) Linux
2 48 (16.72%) UNIX
3 23 (8.01%) CentOS
4 15 (5.23%) Debian
5 13 (4.53%) Windows
6 11 (3.83%) Android
7 10 (3.48%) Apple iOS
8 7 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.70%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.35%) Gentoo
10 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.35%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (30.66%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (21.25%) TDD
3 48 (16.72%) Continuous Integration
4 42 (14.63%) Scrum
5 29 (10.10%) Software Engineering
6 23 (8.01%) BDD
7 20 (6.97%) OO
8 18 (6.27%) Configuration Management
9 17 (5.92%) Continuous Improvement
9 17 (5.92%) Analytics
10 16 (5.57%) Kanban
10 16 (5.57%) UML
11 15 (5.23%) Software Architecture
12 14 (4.88%) Multithreading
13 13 (4.53%) MVC
14 11 (3.83%) Security Management
14 11 (3.83%) Pair Programming
15 10 (3.48%) Project Management
16 9 (3.14%) OOA/OOD
16 9 (3.14%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 180 (62.72%) Java
2 94 (32.75%) Ruby
3 74 (25.78%) Python
4 73 (25.44%) Scala
5 48 (16.72%) SQL
6 44 (15.33%) Perl
7 34 (11.85%) PHP
8 23 (8.01%) Bash Shell
9 20 (6.97%) C#
10 17 (5.92%) JavaScript
11 16 (5.57%) R
12 11 (3.83%) Clojure
13 10 (3.48%) Groovy
14 8 (2.79%) C++
15 6 (2.09%) C
15 6 (2.09%) Shell Script
15 6 (2.09%) F#
16 5 (1.74%) PowerShell
17 3 (1.05%) Erlang
18 2 (0.70%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 43 (14.98%) Degree
2 3 (1.05%) PhD
3 1 (0.35%) RHCE
3 1 (0.35%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (0.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.39%) SLA
1 4 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 8 (2.79%) Platform Symphony
2 7 (2.44%) Varnish
3 6 (2.09%) Apache Flume
4 5 (1.74%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.35%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.35%) KVM
Systems Management
1 81 (28.22%) Opscode Chef
2 64 (22.30%) Puppet
3 47 (16.38%) Nagios
4 22 (7.67%) ZABBIX
5 19 (6.62%) collectd
6 15 (5.23%) Cacti
7 11 (3.83%) Oozie
8 8 (2.79%) Ansible
9 6 (2.09%) StatsD
9 6 (2.09%) Munin
10 1 (0.35%) YUM
10 1 (0.35%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.35%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 32 (11.15%) Oracle
2 26 (9.06%) Rackspace
3 21 (7.32%) Akamai
4 18 (6.27%) Red Hat
5 12 (4.18%) Foundry
6 11 (3.83%) DataSynapse
7 10 (3.48%) Vyatta
8 9 (3.14%) JBoss
9 8 (2.79%) Vertica
10 7 (2.44%) Percona
11 6 (2.09%) Splunk
11 6 (2.09%) IBM
11 6 (2.09%) Greenplum
11 6 (2.09%) Google
11 6 (2.09%) Netezza
11 6 (2.09%) VMware
12 5 (1.74%) Thunderhead
13 4 (1.39%) DoubleClick
14 3 (1.05%) Yantra
14 3 (1.05%) Mercator
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