The table below looks at the statistics for Apache Pig 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 Pig over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Pig
Rank 515 518 500
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -18
Contract jobs citing Apache Pig 68 35 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.073% 0.087%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.75% 0.41% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 23 30
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£475 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £404 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £570 £526
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 - £320
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9071 8512 8152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.78% 17.67% 18.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5679 5033 4571
Average daily rate £400 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 312 312 417
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.04 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.60 £35.40 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
- -6.31%

Apache Pig
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Apache Pig within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Apache Pig Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Apache Pig
Daily Rate Trend

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

Apache Pig Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Apache Pig
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apache Pig within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Apache Pig Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Apache Pig
Top 20 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apache Pig within the UK over the 3 months to 30 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
England +14 67 £488 +8.33% 18
London +24 59 £500 +11.11% 17
City of London +13 12 £500 +11.11% 8
South East -5 3 - -
East Midlands - 2 £450 -
North West - 2 £375 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £450 -
Surrey -8 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £475 - 2
Manchester - 1 £375 -
Edinburgh - 1 £475 - 2
Epsom - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 1
Ipswich - - - -
Knutsford - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
East of England - - - - 1
Suffolk - - - -

Apache Pig
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Apache Pig 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 Pig.

1 111 (98.23%) Hadoop
2 104 (92.04%) Apache Hive
3 93 (82.30%) Big Data
4 65 (57.52%) Java
5 58 (51.33%) MapReduce
6 35 (30.97%) NoSQL
7 34 (30.09%) HDFS
8 33 (29.20%) Apache Spark
8 33 (29.20%) Python
9 30 (26.55%) Agile Software Development
10 28 (24.78%) SQL
10 28 (24.78%) HBase
10 28 (24.78%) Apache Cassandra
11 27 (23.89%) Analytics
12 25 (22.12%) MongoDB
12 25 (22.12%) Data Warehouse
13 24 (21.24%) Linux
14 22 (19.47%) Scala
15 21 (18.58%) Oozie
15 21 (18.58%) UNIX
16 20 (17.70%) Oracle
17 19 (16.81%) Open Source
17 19 (16.81%) Apache ZooKeeper
18 18 (15.93%) ETL
19 17 (15.04%) Sqoop
20 15 (13.27%) Hadoop YARN
20 15 (13.27%) Business Intelligence
20 15 (13.27%) Finance
21 14 (12.39%) TDD
21 14 (12.39%) Impala

Apache Pig
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Apache Pig 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 Pig. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 33 (29.20%) Apache Spark
2 9 (7.96%) Apache
3 6 (5.31%) SAS
4 4 (3.54%) OpenStack
5 3 (2.65%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.77%) Node.js
7 1 (0.88%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) PowerPivot
1 1 (0.88%) Weka
Business Applications
1 2 (1.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.88%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.54%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.65%) GitHub
2 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.77%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.88%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.88%) SAN
1 1 (0.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (98.23%) Hadoop
2 104 (92.04%) Apache Hive
3 93 (82.30%) Big Data
4 35 (30.97%) NoSQL
5 28 (24.78%) HBase
5 28 (24.78%) Apache Cassandra
6 25 (22.12%) MongoDB
6 25 (22.12%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (15.04%) Sqoop
8 14 (12.39%) Impala
9 10 (8.85%) Mahout
10 8 (7.08%) MySQL
10 8 (7.08%) Relational Database
11 7 (6.19%) Data Mining
11 7 (6.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (5.31%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (5.31%) SQL Server
13 5 (4.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (4.42%) RDBMS
13 5 (4.42%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 7 (6.19%) Subversion
2 4 (3.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (3.54%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.54%) PyUnit
2 4 (3.54%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.88%) Yeoman
General
1 15 (13.27%) Finance
2 8 (7.08%) Banking
3 7 (6.19%) Marketing
4 6 (5.31%) Telecoms
5 5 (4.42%) Games
6 2 (1.77%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.77%) Electronics
7 1 (0.88%) French Language
7 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.88%) Retail
7 1 (0.88%) Front Office
7 1 (0.88%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 44 (38.94%) Developer
2 24 (21.24%) Architect
3 23 (20.35%) Hadoop Developer
4 20 (17.70%) Data Architect
5 16 (14.16%) Big Data Architect
6 15 (13.27%) Big Data Developer
6 15 (13.27%) Java Developer
7 11 (9.73%) Data Consultant
7 11 (9.73%) Consultant
8 10 (8.85%) Big Data Consultant
9 7 (6.19%) Data Scientist
9 7 (6.19%) Lead Developer
10 5 (4.42%) Programmer
11 3 (2.65%) Hadoop Administrator
11 3 (2.65%) Designer
11 3 (2.65%) Business Intelligence Architect
11 3 (2.65%) Business Architect
11 3 (2.65%) Administrator
11 3 (2.65%) Software Engineer
12 2 (1.77%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.50%) Kafka
2 11 (9.73%) J2EE
3 9 (7.96%) Cascading
4 8 (7.08%) Java EE
4 8 (7.08%) JDBC
5 7 (6.19%) XML
5 7 (6.19%) J2SE
6 4 (3.54%) XML Schema
6 4 (3.54%) JavaBeans
6 4 (3.54%) EJB
6 4 (3.54%) XSL
6 4 (3.54%) JSP
6 4 (3.54%) Servlets
6 4 (3.54%) Django
7 3 (2.65%) Apache Avro
8 2 (1.77%) Web Services
8 2 (1.77%) SciPy
8 2 (1.77%) Pandas
9 1 (0.88%) Cascalog
9 1 (0.88%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.81%) Open Source
2 11 (9.73%) Data Integration
3 10 (8.85%) Algorithms
4 9 (7.96%) Visualisation
5 6 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.54%) Online Games
7 3 (2.65%) Data Extraction
7 3 (2.65%) Wiki
7 3 (2.65%) Mathematics
7 3 (2.65%) Statistics
8 2 (1.77%) DTV
8 2 (1.77%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.88%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.88%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.88%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.88%) Applied Mathematics
9 1 (0.88%) Economics
9 1 (0.88%) Replication
9 1 (0.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 24 (21.24%) Linux
2 21 (18.58%) UNIX
3 3 (2.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (51.33%) MapReduce
2 30 (26.55%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (23.89%) Analytics
4 18 (15.93%) ETL
5 15 (13.27%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (12.39%) TDD
7 12 (10.62%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (7.96%) Software Engineering
9 8 (7.08%) Big Data Analytics
10 7 (6.19%) Release Management
10 7 (6.19%) Data Modelling
11 6 (5.31%) Scrum
11 6 (5.31%) UML
11 6 (5.31%) OOP
11 6 (5.31%) Multithreading
11 6 (5.31%) Unit Testing
11 6 (5.31%) BDD
12 5 (4.42%) DevOps
13 4 (3.54%) TOGAF
13 4 (3.54%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 65 (57.52%) Java
2 33 (29.20%) Python
3 28 (24.78%) SQL
4 22 (19.47%) Scala
5 12 (10.62%) R
6 7 (6.19%) Shell Script
6 7 (6.19%) Ruby
7 6 (5.31%) PL/SQL
8 5 (4.42%) Perl
9 4 (3.54%) XPath
9 4 (3.54%) C++
9 4 (3.54%) JavaScript
9 4 (3.54%) Clojure
9 4 (3.54%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.65%) Groovy
11 2 (1.77%) C#
11 2 (1.77%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.88%) Pig Latin
12 1 (0.88%) VBA
12 1 (0.88%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (6.19%) Degree
2 3 (2.65%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.65%) PhD
3 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.77%) MCT
4 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.88%) Data Quality
System Software
1 34 (30.09%) HDFS
2 19 (16.81%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 10 (8.85%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 21 (18.58%) Oozie
2 15 (13.27%) Hadoop YARN
3 10 (8.85%) Puppet
3 10 (8.85%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.65%) Ansible
4 3 (2.65%) Ambari
5 2 (1.77%) OpenView
5 2 (1.77%) Nagios
5 2 (1.77%) ZABBIX
5 2 (1.77%) Munin
6 1 (0.88%) Cacti
Vendors
1 20 (17.70%) Oracle
2 10 (8.85%) Cloudera
3 6 (5.31%) HP
4 5 (4.42%) Vertica
4 5 (4.42%) Informatica
5 4 (3.54%) Tableau
5 4 (3.54%) Infobright
5 4 (3.54%) Hortonworks
6 3 (2.65%) MapR
6 3 (2.65%) Splunk
6 3 (2.65%) Sybase
6 3 (2.65%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.65%) Teradata
7 2 (1.77%) SAP
8 1 (0.88%) Platfora
8 1 (0.88%) Datameer
8 1 (0.88%) Hadapt
8 1 (0.88%) Greenplum
8 1 (0.88%) Cisco
8 1 (0.88%) NetApp
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