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 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Hadoop
Rank 313 366 459
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +93
Contract jobs citing Hadoop 335 222 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.59% 0.42% 0.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.79% 1.89% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 195 85
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£550 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £375 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £650 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.53% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.00 -

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
12013 11727 12132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.25% 21.96% 20.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 7449 7256 7019
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 £265 £255 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 201 306
Average hourly rate £31.00 £30.75 £27.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.81% +11.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.32 £17.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.30 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-0.63% +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 1 September 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 1 September 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
(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
England +60 323 £550 +15.78% 137
London +46 253 £550 +10.00% 85
City of London +18 63 £550 +10.00% 39
South East +10 25 £520 +60.00% 18
West Midlands +1 14 £500 -
East of England - 12 £285 - 17
Surrey +7 10 £520 +197.14% 11
South West -33 9 £450 - 4
North West +5 8 £575 +37.31% 8
Wales - 8 £293 - 1
South Wales - 8 £293 - 1
Hampshire - 8 £238 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 8 £375 - 13
Cardiff - 8 £293 - 1
Cambridge - 6 £375 - 11
Staines - 4 £520 - 2
Hertfordshire - 4 £260 - 3
Docklands, London +12 3 £675 +55.17%
Bristol - 3 - - 2
Birmingham - 3 £450 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £625 - 1
Manchester -7 1 £575 +37.31% 3
Gloucestershire -19 1 £450 - 1
Liverpool - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £350 - 5
East Midlands - 1 - - 2
Merseyside - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 £625 - 1
Cheltenham - 1 £450 - 1
Chester - - - -

Hadoop
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 406 (64.14%) Big Data
2 287 (45.34%) Java
3 194 (30.65%) NoSQL
4 184 (29.07%) Analytics
5 167 (26.38%) SQL
6 164 (25.91%) Apache Hive
7 163 (25.75%) Apache Cassandra
8 158 (24.96%) MongoDB
9 124 (19.59%) Linux
10 122 (19.27%) Python
11 119 (18.80%) Oracle
12 116 (18.33%) MapReduce
13 111 (17.54%) Apache Pig
14 110 (17.38%) Data Warehouse
15 108 (17.06%) Business Intelligence
16 100 (15.80%) Scala
17 99 (15.64%) HBase
18 81 (12.80%) Agile Software Development
19 79 (12.48%) SQL Server
20 78 (12.32%) Finance
21 77 (12.16%) MySQL
21 77 (12.16%) ETL
22 76 (12.01%) TDD
23 73 (11.53%) Open Source
24 71 (11.22%) Spring
25 68 (10.74%) SAS
26 65 (10.27%) Degree
26 65 (10.27%) Visualisation
27 63 (9.95%) Data Modelling
28 61 (9.64%) Oozie

Hadoop
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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
1 111 (17.54%) Apache Pig
2 68 (10.74%) SAS
3 54 (8.53%) Apache
4 46 (7.27%) Elasticsearch
5 16 (2.53%) Tomcat
6 15 (2.37%) WebSphere
7 14 (2.21%) Confluence
7 14 (2.21%) Node.js
8 12 (1.90%) Apache Solr
9 10 (1.58%) MQSeries
10 9 (1.42%) WebLogic
11 7 (1.11%) CMS
11 7 (1.11%) Oracle Coherence
11 7 (1.11%) Adobe CQ
11 7 (1.11%) Escenic
12 6 (0.95%) IIS
13 4 (0.63%) SharePoint
13 4 (0.63%) Drupal
13 4 (0.63%) Apache ServiceMix
13 4 (0.63%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 27 (4.27%) MS Excel
2 18 (2.84%) SPSS
3 5 (0.79%) Mathematica
3 5 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.47%) MS Office
5 2 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.32%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.16%) Weka
6 1 (0.16%) MS Project
6 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (2.53%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.47%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (0.47%) RMDS
3 2 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.16%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.16%) osCommerce
4 1 (0.16%) Magento
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.16%) Zen Cart
4 1 (0.16%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 40 (6.32%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (4.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (2.05%) SaaS
5 11 (1.74%) PaaS
6 8 (1.26%) GitHub
7 7 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (1.11%) Amazon EMR
8 6 (0.95%) IaaS
9 4 (0.63%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.32%) Heroku
10 2 (0.32%) IBM SmartCloud
11 1 (0.16%) AWS Data Pipeline
11 1 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.53%) Internet
2 12 (1.90%) SAN
3 9 (1.42%) WAN
4 8 (1.26%) SNMP
5 7 (1.11%) LAN
6 6 (0.95%) HTTP
6 6 (0.95%) DNS
6 6 (0.95%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (0.79%) LDAP
8 4 (0.63%) OpenLDAP
8 4 (0.63%) Firewall
8 4 (0.63%) SSL
8 4 (0.63%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.63%) Kerberos
9 3 (0.47%) DHCP
9 3 (0.47%) VPN
9 3 (0.47%) IPv6
9 3 (0.47%) MPLS
9 3 (0.47%) NAS
9 3 (0.47%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 406 (64.14%) Big Data
2 194 (30.65%) NoSQL
3 164 (25.91%) Apache Hive
4 163 (25.75%) Apache Cassandra
5 158 (24.96%) MongoDB
6 110 (17.38%) Data Warehouse
7 99 (15.64%) HBase
8 79 (12.48%) SQL Server
9 77 (12.16%) MySQL
10 61 (9.64%) Relational Database
11 45 (7.11%) DB2
12 42 (6.64%) Couchbase
13 41 (6.48%) Data Mining
13 41 (6.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 38 (6.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 36 (5.69%) Riak
16 29 (4.58%) CouchDB
17 28 (4.42%) RDBMS
17 28 (4.42%) Mahout
17 28 (4.42%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 33 (5.21%) Jenkins
2 28 (4.42%) JIRA
3 26 (4.11%) Maven
4 24 (3.79%) Git (software)
4 24 (3.79%) Hudson
5 20 (3.16%) Talend Open Studio
6 15 (2.37%) JUnit
7 14 (2.21%) Cucumber
8 13 (2.05%) Mockito
9 12 (1.90%) Eclipse
10 11 (1.74%) TeamCity
11 10 (1.58%) Selenium
12 9 (1.42%) Subversion
13 6 (0.95%) PHPUnit
14 5 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
15 4 (0.63%) ClearCase
15 4 (0.63%) Ant
16 3 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 3 (0.47%) ERwin
16 3 (0.47%) MSBuild
General
1 78 (12.32%) Finance
2 53 (8.37%) Banking
3 39 (6.16%) Marketing
4 27 (4.27%) Investment Banking
5 21 (3.32%) Retail
6 10 (1.58%) Games
6 10 (1.58%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.26%) Advertising
8 6 (0.95%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.79%) Publishing
10 3 (0.47%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.47%) Front Office
11 2 (0.32%) Back Office
11 2 (0.32%) Electronics
11 2 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.16%) Legal
12 1 (0.16%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 273 (43.13%) Developer
2 156 (24.64%) Architect
3 101 (15.96%) Java Developer
4 58 (9.16%) Data Architect
5 53 (8.37%) Hadoop Developer
6 49 (7.74%) Senior Developer
7 47 (7.42%) Analyst
8 31 (4.90%) Data Scientist
9 30 (4.74%) Big Data Developer
10 27 (4.27%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 26 (4.11%) Big Data Architect
12 24 (3.79%) Scala Developer
12 24 (3.79%) Lead Architect
13 21 (3.32%) Solutions Architect
13 21 (3.32%) Data Analyst
13 21 (3.32%) Enterprise Architect
14 20 (3.16%) Consultant
14 20 (3.16%) Senior Java Developer
15 16 (2.53%) Data Consultant
15 16 (2.53%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (11.22%) Spring
2 55 (8.69%) Web Services
3 53 (8.37%) Kafka
4 49 (7.74%) XML
5 43 (6.79%) HTML
6 42 (6.64%) Cascading
7 38 (6.00%) Hibernate
8 37 (5.85%) .NET
9 28 (4.42%) LAMP
10 25 (3.95%) CSS
11 24 (3.79%) jQuery
12 23 (3.63%) J2EE
12 23 (3.63%) HTML5
13 22 (3.48%) Middleware
13 22 (3.48%) RabbitMQ
14 20 (3.16%) RESTful
15 19 (3.00%) JSON
16 16 (2.53%) XSD
17 15 (2.37%) SOAP
18 14 (2.21%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 73 (11.53%) Open Source
2 65 (10.27%) Visualisation
3 37 (5.85%) Computer Science
4 30 (4.74%) Statistics
5 26 (4.11%) Mathematics
6 22 (3.48%) Data Integration
7 7 (1.11%) Clustering
8 6 (0.95%) Economics
8 6 (0.95%) Social Network
8 6 (0.95%) Mobile App
8 6 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (0.79%) Derivative
9 5 (0.79%) Grid Computing
9 5 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (0.63%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.63%) Replication
10 4 (0.63%) Fixed Income
10 4 (0.63%) Taxonomies
10 4 (0.63%) Mashup
10 4 (0.63%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 124 (19.59%) Linux
2 40 (6.32%) UNIX
3 25 (3.95%) Windows
4 23 (3.63%) CentOS
5 19 (3.00%) Debian
6 8 (1.26%) Android
7 7 (1.11%) Apple iOS
8 6 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.95%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.47%) Solaris
10 3 (0.47%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.47%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.16%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (29.07%) Analytics
2 116 (18.33%) MapReduce
3 108 (17.06%) Business Intelligence
4 81 (12.80%) Agile Software Development
5 77 (12.16%) ETL
6 76 (12.01%) TDD
7 63 (9.95%) Data Modelling
8 58 (9.16%) Scrum
9 53 (8.37%) E-Commerce
10 48 (7.58%) DevOps
11 44 (6.95%) Continuous Integration
12 36 (5.69%) BDD
13 34 (5.37%) Data Architecture
13 34 (5.37%) OO
14 29 (4.58%) Data Analysis
14 29 (4.58%) Unit Testing
15 28 (4.42%) Software Engineering
16 26 (4.11%) Data Analytics
17 24 (3.79%) Pair Programming
17 24 (3.79%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 287 (45.34%) Java
2 167 (26.38%) SQL
3 122 (19.27%) Python
4 100 (15.80%) Scala
5 52 (8.21%) JavaScript
6 51 (8.06%) R
7 47 (7.42%) Perl
8 37 (5.85%) Ruby
8 37 (5.85%) Bash Shell
9 36 (5.69%) C#
10 35 (5.53%) PHP
11 33 (5.21%) C++
12 30 (4.74%) C
13 16 (2.53%) Shell Script
14 15 (2.37%) Clojure
15 12 (1.90%) Groovy
15 12 (1.90%) MATLAB
16 8 (1.26%) PHP5
17 7 (1.11%) PowerShell
18 6 (0.95%) sed
Qualifications
1 65 (10.27%) Degree
2 35 (5.53%) Security Cleared
3 22 (3.48%) SC Cleared
4 16 (2.53%) DV Cleared
5 15 (2.37%) PhD
6 7 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.63%) MCT
8 2 (0.32%) PMP
8 2 (0.32%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.32%) MCSE
9 1 (0.16%) MCSD
9 1 (0.16%) CISSP
9 1 (0.16%) CITP
9 1 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.16%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (0.16%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.21%) QA
2 4 (0.63%) SLA
3 3 (0.47%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 44 (6.95%) HDFS
2 27 (4.27%) Apache Flume
3 19 (3.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 10 (1.58%) Oracle RAC
5 8 (1.26%) Active Directory
6 4 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (0.47%) SRDF
7 3 (0.47%) NFS
8 2 (0.32%) Varnish
8 2 (0.32%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.32%) Xen
8 2 (0.32%) KVM
8 2 (0.32%) GPFS
9 1 (0.16%) Docker
9 1 (0.16%) vCloud
9 1 (0.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 61 (9.64%) Oozie
2 46 (7.27%) Puppet
3 43 (6.79%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (3.32%) Salt
5 19 (3.00%) Ambari
5 19 (3.00%) Nagios
6 18 (2.84%) ZABBIX
7 17 (2.69%) Cacti
8 5 (0.79%) Kibana
8 5 (0.79%) Ansible
9 3 (0.47%) SCCM
9 3 (0.47%) SCOM
9 3 (0.47%) SCVMM
9 3 (0.47%) SCOrch
10 2 (0.32%) Foglight
10 2 (0.32%) Ganglia
10 2 (0.32%) YUM
10 2 (0.32%) Chukwa
10 2 (0.32%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.16%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 119 (18.80%) Oracle
2 60 (9.48%) Tableau
3 54 (8.53%) Microsoft
4 46 (7.27%) Teradata
5 31 (4.90%) Google
6 27 (4.27%) Red Hat
7 26 (4.11%) Netezza
7 26 (4.11%) Rackspace
7 26 (4.11%) Cloudera
8 23 (3.63%) Informatica
9 21 (3.32%) Sybase
9 21 (3.32%) Hortonworks
10 20 (3.16%) Talend
10 20 (3.16%) Business Objects
11 19 (3.00%) JBoss
12 18 (2.84%) IBM
13 17 (2.69%) Omniture
14 16 (2.53%) MapR
15 14 (2.21%) Vertica
16 9 (1.42%) MicroStrategy
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Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £425 per day + Negotiable
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City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Montash
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: 750+
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 per day 6 month contract
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £540.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Hertfordshire
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £260.00 - £280.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £600 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £900.00 per day
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Cheltenham
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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