The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Hadoop
Rank 232 312 432
Rank change year-on-year
+80 +120
Contract jobs citing Hadoop 499 298 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.93% 0.57% 0.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.20% 2.68% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 188 98
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £309 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £583
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £26.00 £32.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11892 11138 9759
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.19% 21.30% 21.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7823 7060 5856
Average daily rate £400 £397 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.88% +2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 178 215
Average hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.69% +14.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.68 £14.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £52.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.75 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-17.69% +8.33%

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 2 June 2015.

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 2 June 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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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 +85 470 £550 +10.00% 211
London +58 293 £550 +10.00% 145
City of London +47 83 £575 +9.52% 50
North West +27 52 £650 +52.94% 5
South East +1 42 £450 +6.76% 27
Cheshire +31 41 £650 +52.94%
Warrington +21 37 £650 +52.94%
East of England +21 34 £450 - 7
Cambridgeshire +7 22 £450 - 5
Yorkshire +1 22 £390 - 17
West Yorkshire +1 19 £390 - 12
Leeds +1 15 £500 - 7
South West 0 15 £543 -1.36% 8
East Midlands -1 13 £488 - 1
Scotland - 13 £400 - 9
Surrey +4 12 £500 -3.84% 14
Edinburgh - 12 £400 - 6
Somerset +21 11 £545 -
Taunton - 11 £545 -
Buckinghamshire - 10 £350 - 1
Lincolnshire +8 9 - -
Manchester -7 8 £464 - 4
Berkshire +1 7 £413 +13.79% 8
Hampshire +1 7 £450 -6.05% 1
Cardiff +15 6 £350 +75.00%
South Wales 0 6 £350 +75.00%
Wales -2 6 £350 +75.00%
Suffolk - 6 £450 -
Guildford +4 5 £500 - 4
West Midlands -6 5 £310 -40.95%

Hadoop
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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.

1 598 (61.27%) Big Data
2 497 (50.92%) Java
3 400 (40.98%) Agile Software Development
4 254 (26.02%) Apache Hive
5 240 (24.59%) Python
6 224 (22.95%) SQL
7 222 (22.75%) MongoDB
8 218 (22.34%) Oracle
9 207 (21.21%) Linux
10 201 (20.59%) Analytics
11 191 (19.57%) Finance
12 178 (18.24%) Apache Spark
13 167 (17.11%) NoSQL
14 164 (16.80%) Scala
15 163 (16.70%) TDD
16 159 (16.29%) Data Warehouse
17 157 (16.09%) MapReduce
18 155 (15.88%) R
19 151 (15.47%) Apache Cassandra
20 148 (15.16%) HBase
21 146 (14.96%) Scrum
22 145 (14.86%) Apache Pig
23 143 (14.65%) Banking
24 141 (14.45%) Amazon AWS
25 129 (13.22%) JavaScript
26 124 (12.70%) Open Source
27 120 (12.30%) Business Intelligence
28 117 (11.99%) HDFS
29 110 (11.27%) Data Modelling
30 97 (9.94%) UNIX

Hadoop
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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
1 178 (18.24%) Apache Spark
2 145 (14.86%) Apache Pig
3 95 (9.73%) Apache
4 78 (7.99%) SAS
5 64 (6.56%) Node.js
6 55 (5.64%) Elasticsearch
7 44 (4.51%) Confluence
8 33 (3.38%) Tomcat
9 27 (2.77%) Apache Solr
10 19 (1.95%) WebLogic
11 16 (1.64%) Oracle Coherence
12 15 (1.54%) JBoss
13 14 (1.43%) WebSphere
14 12 (1.23%) IIS
15 10 (1.02%) Oracle Workflow
16 8 (0.82%) OpenStack
17 6 (0.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 6 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
18 5 (0.51%) Mule ESB
19 4 (0.41%) Mule
Applications
1 21 (2.15%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.64%) SPSS
3 4 (0.41%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.20%) MS Office
4 2 (0.20%) PowerPivot
4 2 (0.20%) Weka
5 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.10%) MS Project
5 1 (0.10%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 9 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.51%) Magento
2 5 (0.51%) WebTrends
2 5 (0.51%) RMDS
3 1 (0.10%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (0.10%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.10%) Unica
3 1 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 141 (14.45%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (6.86%) Cloud Computing
3 50 (5.12%) IaaS
4 21 (2.15%) Amazon EMR
5 15 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
6 14 (1.43%) Amazon Kinesis
7 10 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
8 8 (0.82%) PaaS
9 5 (0.51%) SaaS
9 5 (0.51%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.41%) GitHub
11 3 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (0.31%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.20%) IBM Blueworks
13 1 (0.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 50 (5.12%) Internet
2 22 (2.25%) AMQP
3 14 (1.43%) Firewall
4 12 (1.23%) SAN
4 12 (1.23%) LAN
4 12 (1.23%) WAN
5 11 (1.13%) HTTP
6 10 (1.02%) Network Security
7 9 (0.92%) DNS
8 7 (0.72%) Kerberos
8 7 (0.72%) TCP/IP
9 6 (0.61%) SSL
10 5 (0.51%) Multicast
10 5 (0.51%) NAS
10 5 (0.51%) FCoE
10 5 (0.51%) Fibre Channel
10 5 (0.51%) NetScaler
10 5 (0.51%) VPN
10 5 (0.51%) SMTP
10 5 (0.51%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 598 (61.27%) Big Data
2 254 (26.02%) Apache Hive
3 222 (22.75%) MongoDB
4 167 (17.11%) NoSQL
5 159 (16.29%) Data Warehouse
6 151 (15.47%) Apache Cassandra
7 148 (15.16%) HBase
8 94 (9.63%) SQL Server
9 73 (7.48%) Impala
10 56 (5.74%) Sqoop
11 53 (5.43%) Data Mining
12 50 (5.12%) Relational Database
13 40 (4.10%) MySQL
14 38 (3.89%) RDBMS
14 38 (3.89%) PostgreSQL
15 35 (3.59%) Redis
16 33 (3.38%) Oracle Database
16 33 (3.38%) QlikView
17 24 (2.46%) CouchDB
18 19 (1.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 67 (6.86%) Git (software)
2 62 (6.35%) JIRA
3 55 (5.64%) Jenkins
4 41 (4.20%) Cucumber
5 37 (3.79%) JUnit
6 31 (3.18%) Subversion
7 29 (2.97%) Eclipse
8 24 (2.46%) Maven
9 22 (2.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 19 (1.95%) Ant
11 18 (1.84%) Mercurial
11 18 (1.84%) Gradle
12 16 (1.64%) Selenium
12 16 (1.64%) Mockito
13 14 (1.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 11 (1.13%) Artifactory
15 10 (1.02%) Talend Open Studio
16 9 (0.92%) IntelliJ
17 7 (0.72%) Spock
17 7 (0.72%) Geb
General
1 191 (19.57%) Finance
2 143 (14.65%) Banking
3 44 (4.51%) Investment Banking
4 34 (3.48%) Telecoms
4 34 (3.48%) Retail
5 27 (2.77%) Games
6 25 (2.56%) Marketing
7 18 (1.84%) Front Office
8 15 (1.54%) Manufacturing
9 9 (0.92%) Legal
9 9 (0.92%) Electronics
10 7 (0.72%) Corporate Banking
11 6 (0.61%) Publishing
12 4 (0.41%) Back Office
13 3 (0.31%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.31%) Advertising
14 1 (0.10%) Automotive
14 1 (0.10%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.10%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.10%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 397 (40.68%) Developer
2 208 (21.31%) Architect
3 153 (15.68%) Java Developer
4 133 (13.63%) Hadoop Developer
5 77 (7.89%) Senior Developer
6 67 (6.86%) Analyst
7 66 (6.76%) Data Architect
8 56 (5.74%) Technical Architect
9 48 (4.92%) Consultant
10 46 (4.71%) Big Data Architect
10 46 (4.71%) Data Scientist
11 42 (4.30%) Scala Developer
12 41 (4.20%) Solutions Architect
13 36 (3.69%) Big Data Developer
14 34 (3.48%) Administrator
15 32 (3.28%) Data Analyst
16 30 (3.07%) Data Consultant
17 28 (2.87%) Project Manager
18 26 (2.66%) Digital Architect
18 26 (2.66%) Big Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (8.81%) Web Services
2 61 (6.25%) Spring
3 54 (5.53%) Kafka
3 54 (5.53%) RESTful
3 54 (5.53%) .NET
4 52 (5.33%) AngularJS
5 50 (5.12%) HTML
6 47 (4.82%) J2EE
7 43 (4.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 39 (4.00%) JSON
9 37 (3.79%) XML
10 32 (3.28%) Akka
11 31 (3.18%) Java EE
12 28 (2.87%) REST
13 27 (2.77%) HTML5
13 27 (2.77%) Cascading
13 27 (2.77%) SOAP
14 25 (2.56%) JMS
15 21 (2.15%) EJB
15 21 (2.15%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 97 (9.94%) Visualisation
2 91 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (4.71%) Statistics
4 35 (3.59%) Data Integration
5 32 (3.28%) Credit Risk
6 31 (3.18%) Market Risk
7 26 (2.66%) Algorithms
8 25 (2.56%) Computer Science
8 25 (2.56%) Mathematics
9 19 (1.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 19 (1.95%) Derivative
10 15 (1.54%) Data Structures
10 15 (1.54%) Social Media
10 15 (1.54%) Replication
11 14 (1.43%) User Experience
12 13 (1.33%) Fixed Income
12 13 (1.33%) Physics
13 12 (1.23%) Client/Server
14 10 (1.02%) Online Games
14 10 (1.02%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 207 (21.21%) Linux
2 97 (9.94%) UNIX
3 73 (7.48%) Windows
4 41 (4.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 33 (3.38%) CentOS
6 21 (2.15%) Ubuntu
7 14 (1.43%) Solaris
8 5 (0.51%) Debian
9 4 (0.41%) AIX
10 2 (0.20%) zOS
10 2 (0.20%) SUSE
10 2 (0.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.10%) CoreOS
11 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 400 (40.98%) Agile Software Development
2 201 (20.59%) Analytics
3 163 (16.70%) TDD
4 157 (16.09%) MapReduce
5 146 (14.96%) Scrum
6 124 (12.70%) Open Source
7 120 (12.30%) Business Intelligence
8 110 (11.27%) Data Modelling
9 95 (9.73%) Continuous Integration
10 89 (9.12%) ETL
11 87 (8.91%) OO
12 69 (7.07%) Machine Learning
12 69 (7.07%) DevOps
13 65 (6.66%) Software Engineering
13 65 (6.66%) SDLC
14 64 (6.56%) BDD
15 48 (4.92%) Data Architecture
16 47 (4.82%) Data Management
17 44 (4.51%) Mentoring
18 41 (4.20%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 497 (50.92%) Java
2 240 (24.59%) Python
3 224 (22.95%) SQL
4 164 (16.80%) Scala
5 155 (15.88%) R
6 129 (13.22%) JavaScript
7 58 (5.94%) C#
8 52 (5.33%) Perl
9 51 (5.23%) Ruby
10 42 (4.30%) Shell Script
11 38 (3.89%) C++
12 31 (3.18%) PHP
13 29 (2.97%) Bash Shell
14 28 (2.87%) MATLAB
15 24 (2.46%) PL/SQL
16 18 (1.84%) Clojure
17 13 (1.33%) T-SQL
17 13 (1.33%) C
18 12 (1.23%) VBA
19 10 (1.02%) Go
Qualifications
1 71 (7.27%) Security Cleared
2 57 (5.84%) Degree
3 35 (3.59%) DV Cleared
4 27 (2.77%) SC Cleared
5 15 (1.54%) PhD
6 4 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.31%) MCT
7 3 (0.31%) PMP
7 3 (0.31%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.31%) MCPD
8 2 (0.20%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.20%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.10%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.10%) ISEB
9 1 (0.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.10%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.05%) QA
2 13 (1.33%) Data Quality
3 11 (1.13%) Dodd-Frank
4 6 (0.61%) Basel III
5 3 (0.31%) SLA
6 2 (0.20%) Basel II
6 2 (0.20%) Solvency II
System Software
1 117 (11.99%) HDFS
2 62 (6.35%) Apache Flume
3 32 (3.28%) Docker
4 20 (2.05%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 17 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (1.23%) Active Directory
7 9 (0.92%) Hyper-V
8 8 (0.82%) Oracle RAC
8 8 (0.82%) KVM
9 5 (0.51%) SRDF
9 5 (0.51%) XenApp
9 5 (0.51%) XenDesktop
9 5 (0.51%) NFS
9 5 (0.51%) Xen
10 4 (0.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 3 (0.31%) vSphere
12 2 (0.20%) vCloud
13 1 (0.10%) GridGain
13 1 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 84 (8.61%) Opscode Chef
2 81 (8.30%) Puppet
3 51 (5.23%) Oozie
4 47 (4.82%) StatsD
5 34 (3.48%) Hadoop YARN
6 27 (2.77%) Nagios
7 26 (2.66%) Ansible
8 19 (1.95%) ZABBIX
9 17 (1.74%) Vagrant
10 15 (1.54%) Graphite
11 14 (1.43%) Salt
12 12 (1.23%) Mesos
13 7 (0.72%) Rundeck
14 6 (0.61%) Ambari
14 6 (0.61%) Cacti
14 6 (0.61%) Opsview
15 5 (0.51%) Zenoss
16 3 (0.31%) SCOrch
17 2 (0.20%) OpenView
17 2 (0.20%) Munin
Vendors
1 218 (22.34%) Oracle
2 96 (9.84%) Tableau
3 79 (8.09%) Teradata
4 69 (7.07%) Cloudera
5 53 (5.43%) Citrix
6 45 (4.61%) Apigee
6 45 (4.61%) Mashery
7 36 (3.69%) Splunk
8 35 (3.59%) Red Hat
9 31 (3.18%) Informatica
10 26 (2.66%) VMware
11 25 (2.56%) Business Objects
11 25 (2.56%) Atlassian
12 24 (2.46%) IBM
13 22 (2.25%) Microsoft
14 21 (2.15%) HP
15 20 (2.05%) SAP
16 17 (1.74%) Hortonworks
17 15 (1.54%) Vertica
17 15 (1.54%) Cisco
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