The first table below looks at the demand for Hadoop skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hadoop over the 3 months to 11 July 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Hadoop
Rank 292 397 491
Rank change year-on-year
+105 +94
Contract jobs citing Hadoop 343 175 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.65% 0.35% 0.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.08% 1.63% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 146 73
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£525 £475 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +15.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £349 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £685 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11119 10768 11675
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.11% 21.48% 20.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6895 6501 6857
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 223 276
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.46 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.70 £51.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -4.76%

Hadoop
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Hadoop Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Hadoop
Daily Rate Trend

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

Hadoop Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Hadoop
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Hadoop within the UK over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Hadoop Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Hadoop
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Hadoop within the UK.

Hadoop Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Hadoop
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 Hadoop within the UK over the 3 months to 11 July 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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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 +97 325 £540 +13.68% 129
London +59 239 £550 +15.78% 85
City of London +18 59 £525 +5.00% 26
South East +12 34 £380 +102.66% 21
Surrey +13 16 £520 +197.14% 13
East of England - 16 £500 - 5
Cambridgeshire - 15 - -
South West - 13 £500 - 5
Hampshire - 11 £238 - 1
West Midlands - 10 £500 -
Birmingham - 8 £500 -
Berkshire 0 6 £380 +10.14% 2
East Midlands - 6 - - 4
North West - 6 £575 - 4
Reading +4 5 £328 - 1
Gloucestershire - 4 £450 -
Manchester - 4 £575 - 4
Northamptonshire - 3 - - 1
Northampton - 3 - - 1
Cambridge - 2 - -
Cheltenham - 2 £450 -
Guildford +4 1 - - 10
West Yorkshire -4 1 - - 4
Yorkshire -6 1 - - 5
Leeds -7 1 - - 4
Liverpool - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - - 2
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £500 - 4

Hadoop
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 389 (63.98%) Big Data
2 296 (48.68%) Java
3 188 (30.92%) NoSQL
4 165 (27.14%) Apache Cassandra
5 158 (25.99%) MongoDB
6 156 (25.66%) Analytics
7 149 (24.51%) Apache Hive
8 148 (24.34%) SQL
9 143 (23.52%) Linux
10 128 (21.05%) Oracle
11 125 (20.56%) Python
12 120 (19.74%) Apache Pig
13 108 (17.76%) MapReduce
14 88 (14.47%) Business Intelligence
15 87 (14.31%) HBase
16 86 (14.14%) Data Warehouse
16 86 (14.14%) Scala
17 83 (13.65%) Agile Software Development
18 78 (12.83%) MySQL
19 76 (12.50%) SQL Server
20 74 (12.17%) ETL
21 70 (11.51%) Finance
22 69 (11.35%) Degree
23 66 (10.86%) SAS
23 66 (10.86%) DevOps
24 65 (10.69%) Open Source
24 65 (10.69%) Spring
25 61 (10.03%) TDD
26 60 (9.87%) Puppet
27 59 (9.70%) R

Hadoop
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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
1 120 (19.74%) Apache Pig
2 66 (10.86%) SAS
3 46 (7.57%) Elasticsearch
4 41 (6.74%) Apache
5 21 (3.45%) Node.js
6 17 (2.80%) WebSphere
7 16 (2.63%) Tomcat
8 14 (2.30%) Apache Solr
8 14 (2.30%) Confluence
9 11 (1.81%) MQSeries
10 10 (1.64%) WebLogic
11 8 (1.32%) IIS
11 8 (1.32%) Escenic
11 8 (1.32%) Oracle Coherence
11 8 (1.32%) CMS
11 8 (1.32%) Adobe CQ
12 6 (0.99%) GemFire
13 5 (0.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 4 (0.66%) Apache ServiceMix
15 3 (0.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.47%) SPSS
3 5 (0.82%) Mathematica
4 4 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.33%) MS Office
5 2 (0.33%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.16%) Weka
Business Applications
1 14 (2.30%) Google Analytics
2 5 (0.82%) RMDS
3 3 (0.49%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (0.49%) SiteCatalyst
4 1 (0.16%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 37 (6.09%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (1.48%) GitHub
5 8 (1.32%) SaaS
6 7 (1.15%) PaaS
7 6 (0.99%) Amazon EMR
8 5 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.66%) IaaS
10 2 (0.33%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.16%) Heroku
11 1 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.16%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.14%) SAN
2 11 (1.81%) HTTP
3 10 (1.64%) Internet
4 8 (1.32%) WAN
5 7 (1.15%) LAN
6 6 (0.99%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (0.82%) Multicast
7 5 (0.82%) FCoE
7 5 (0.82%) NAS
7 5 (0.82%) SNMP
7 5 (0.82%) Firewall
8 4 (0.66%) DNS
8 4 (0.66%) SSL
8 4 (0.66%) Kerberos
9 3 (0.49%) VPN
9 3 (0.49%) MPLS
10 2 (0.33%) AMQP
10 2 (0.33%) LDAP
10 2 (0.33%) Wireless
10 2 (0.33%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 389 (63.98%) Big Data
2 188 (30.92%) NoSQL
3 165 (27.14%) Apache Cassandra
4 158 (25.99%) MongoDB
5 149 (24.51%) Apache Hive
6 87 (14.31%) HBase
7 86 (14.14%) Data Warehouse
8 78 (12.83%) MySQL
9 76 (12.50%) SQL Server
10 55 (9.05%) Relational Database
11 40 (6.58%) Data Mining
12 35 (5.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 34 (5.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 31 (5.10%) DB2
15 29 (4.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 28 (4.61%) Couchbase
17 26 (4.28%) Sqoop
17 26 (4.28%) CouchDB
18 25 (4.11%) QlikView
18 25 (4.11%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 36 (5.92%) JIRA
2 28 (4.61%) Jenkins
3 26 (4.28%) Talend Open Studio
4 24 (3.95%) Hudson
5 18 (2.96%) Maven
5 18 (2.96%) Git (software)
6 14 (2.30%) Eclipse
6 14 (2.30%) Cucumber
7 10 (1.64%) TeamCity
7 10 (1.64%) Selenium
7 10 (1.64%) Subversion
8 8 (1.32%) JUnit
9 6 (0.99%) PHPUnit
9 6 (0.99%) Mockito
10 5 (0.82%) YourKit
10 5 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (0.49%) Ant
11 3 (0.49%) ERwin
11 3 (0.49%) MSBuild
12 2 (0.33%) Apache Ivy
General
1 70 (11.51%) Finance
2 41 (6.74%) Banking
3 37 (6.09%) Marketing
4 25 (4.11%) Investment Banking
5 16 (2.63%) Games
5 16 (2.63%) Retail
6 11 (1.81%) Advertising
7 9 (1.48%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.32%) Publishing
9 5 (0.82%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.49%) Back Office
10 3 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.33%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.33%) Front Office
12 1 (0.16%) Electronics
12 1 (0.16%) Billing
12 1 (0.16%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 256 (42.11%) Developer
2 116 (19.08%) Architect
3 101 (16.61%) Java Developer
4 55 (9.05%) Hadoop Developer
5 52 (8.55%) Analyst
6 44 (7.24%) Senior Developer
7 42 (6.91%) Data Architect
8 36 (5.92%) Big Data Developer
9 32 (5.26%) Data Scientist
10 29 (4.77%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 25 (4.11%) Data Analyst
12 24 (3.95%) Lead Architect
13 22 (3.62%) DevOps Engineer
14 20 (3.29%) Big Data Architect
14 20 (3.29%) Consultant
15 17 (2.80%) Scala Developer
16 16 (2.63%) Senior Java Developer
17 15 (2.47%) Solutions Architect
17 15 (2.47%) Senior Analyst
18 14 (2.30%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (17.76%) MapReduce
2 65 (10.69%) Spring
3 50 (8.22%) Web Services
4 47 (7.73%) Kafka
5 44 (7.24%) XML
5 44 (7.24%) Hibernate
6 38 (6.25%) HTML
7 31 (5.10%) .NET
8 29 (4.77%) CSS
9 28 (4.61%) LAMP
10 26 (4.28%) RabbitMQ
11 24 (3.95%) jQuery
11 24 (3.95%) J2EE
12 20 (3.29%) Ruby on Rails
13 19 (3.13%) Middleware
14 17 (2.80%) RESTful
15 15 (2.47%) XSD
15 15 (2.47%) Apache Avro
16 14 (2.30%) Struts
17 13 (2.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 65 (10.69%) Open Source
2 43 (7.07%) Computer Science
3 42 (6.91%) Visualisation
4 31 (5.10%) Statistics
5 29 (4.77%) Mathematics
6 22 (3.62%) Data Integration
7 10 (1.64%) Physics
8 8 (1.32%) Digital Media
9 7 (1.15%) Management Information System
10 6 (0.99%) Clustering
11 5 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.66%) Economics
12 4 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (0.66%) Social Network
12 4 (0.66%) Derivative
12 4 (0.66%) Online Games
13 3 (0.49%) Replication
13 3 (0.49%) Grid Computing
14 2 (0.33%) Neural Network
14 2 (0.33%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 143 (23.52%) Linux
2 49 (8.06%) UNIX
3 31 (5.10%) Windows
4 26 (4.28%) Debian
5 21 (3.45%) CentOS
6 12 (1.97%) Ubuntu
7 8 (1.32%) Android
8 7 (1.15%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.82%) Solaris
10 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.16%) Fedora
11 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (25.66%) Analytics
2 88 (14.47%) Business Intelligence
3 83 (13.65%) Agile Software Development
4 74 (12.17%) ETL
5 66 (10.86%) DevOps
6 61 (10.03%) TDD
7 58 (9.54%) Data Modelling
8 55 (9.05%) Continuous Integration
9 51 (8.39%) Scrum
10 43 (7.07%) E-Commerce
11 35 (5.76%) Data Analysis
12 33 (5.43%) Software Engineering
13 31 (5.10%) Machine Learning
14 30 (4.93%) BDD
14 30 (4.93%) Data Architecture
15 28 (4.61%) Data Analytics
16 26 (4.28%) OOP
17 25 (4.11%) OO
18 24 (3.95%) UML
18 24 (3.95%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 296 (48.68%) Java
2 148 (24.34%) SQL
3 125 (20.56%) Python
4 86 (14.14%) Scala
5 59 (9.70%) R
6 55 (9.05%) Perl
7 48 (7.89%) JavaScript
7 48 (7.89%) Ruby
8 34 (5.59%) C#
9 33 (5.43%) PHP
10 32 (5.26%) Bash Shell
11 28 (4.61%) C++
12 23 (3.78%) C
13 17 (2.80%) Clojure
14 15 (2.47%) MATLAB
15 14 (2.30%) Shell Script
15 14 (2.30%) Groovy
16 9 (1.48%) PowerShell
17 6 (0.99%) PHP5
17 6 (0.99%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 69 (11.35%) Degree
2 42 (6.91%) Security Cleared
3 24 (3.95%) SC Cleared
4 21 (3.45%) PhD
5 20 (3.29%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.33%) MCT
8 1 (0.16%) MCSE
8 1 (0.16%) ISEB
8 1 (0.16%) CISSP
8 1 (0.16%) PMP
8 1 (0.16%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.16%) MBA
8 1 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.16%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.47%) QA
2 8 (1.32%) SLA
3 5 (0.82%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.49%) EMIR
5 1 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (5.76%) HDFS
2 11 (1.81%) Apache Flume
3 7 (1.15%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (1.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 6 (0.99%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.82%) NFS
5 5 (0.82%) SRDF
6 2 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.33%) Platform Symphony
7 1 (0.16%) KVM
7 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.16%) Xen
7 1 (0.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 60 (9.87%) Puppet
2 51 (8.39%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (5.59%) Oozie
4 22 (3.62%) Nagios
5 19 (3.13%) Salt
6 18 (2.96%) ZABBIX
6 18 (2.96%) Cacti
7 6 (0.99%) Ambari
8 4 (0.66%) Kibana
9 2 (0.33%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.33%) Ganglia
10 1 (0.16%) Munin
10 1 (0.16%) Foglight
10 1 (0.16%) SCCM
10 1 (0.16%) SCOM
10 1 (0.16%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.16%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.16%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.16%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.16%) Ansible
Vendors
1 128 (21.05%) Oracle
2 56 (9.21%) Tableau
3 39 (6.41%) Microsoft
4 37 (6.09%) Teradata
5 31 (5.10%) Rackspace
6 26 (4.28%) Talend
6 26 (4.28%) Red Hat
7 25 (4.11%) Cloudera
8 24 (3.95%) Google
9 21 (3.45%) Business Objects
10 19 (3.13%) JBoss
11 17 (2.80%) IBM
11 17 (2.80%) Sybase
11 17 (2.80%) Informatica
11 17 (2.80%) Netezza
12 16 (2.63%) Vertica
13 15 (2.47%) Omniture
14 14 (2.30%) MicroStrategy
15 10 (1.64%) Ab Initio
15 10 (1.64%) SAP
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