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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Hadoop
Rank 337 370 456
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +86
Contract jobs citing Hadoop 306 227 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.53% 0.43% 0.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.57% 1.92% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 189 91
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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 £350 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £763 £650 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £410 £370
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +10.81%
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
11910 11800 11987
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.68% 22.37% 20.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7516 7332 6837
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 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 198 331
Average hourly rate £29.75 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.83% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
- -6.39%

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 19 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 19 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
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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 +33 299 £550 +15.78% 108
London +51 249 £550 +15.78% 65
City of London +30 63 £513 +2.50% 25
South East +15 16 £588 +75.37% 21
East of England - 13 £318 - 6
West Midlands -9 9 £550 - 2
Hertfordshire - 8 £270 - 3
South West -39 7 £450 - 4
North West -5 5 £538 +28.35% 8
Cambridge - 5 £375 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 5 £375 - 3
Hampshire - 4 £238 - 2
Surrey - 4 £520 - 13
Bristol - 3 - - 2
Edinburgh -1 2 £415 - 3
Scotland -12 2 £415 - 4
Oxfordshire - 2 £625 - 1
Basingstoke - 2 £600 - 2
Gloucestershire -17 1 £450 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Cheltenham - 1 £450 -
Cheshire - 1 £350 - 2
Staines - 1 £520 - 1
Oxford - 1 £625 - 1
Peterborough - - - - 1
Portsmouth - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Slough - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Maidenhead - - - - 1

Hadoop
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 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.

1 426 (64.84%) Big Data
2 290 (44.14%) Java
3 201 (30.59%) NoSQL
4 193 (29.38%) Analytics
5 177 (26.94%) Apache Hive
6 172 (26.18%) SQL
7 170 (25.88%) Agile Software Development
7 170 (25.88%) MongoDB
8 162 (24.66%) Apache Cassandra
9 127 (19.33%) Linux
9 127 (19.33%) Python
10 121 (18.42%) Oracle
11 120 (18.26%) MapReduce
12 118 (17.96%) Data Warehouse
13 116 (17.66%) Business Intelligence
14 113 (17.20%) Apache Pig
15 109 (16.59%) HBase
16 103 (15.68%) Scala
17 88 (13.39%) SQL Server
18 85 (12.94%) ETL
19 80 (12.18%) TDD
20 79 (12.02%) Finance
20 79 (12.02%) Open Source
21 76 (11.57%) MySQL
22 74 (11.26%) Visualisation
23 69 (10.50%) SAS
23 69 (10.50%) Spring
24 68 (10.35%) Oozie
25 66 (10.05%) Data Modelling
26 63 (9.59%) Scrum

Hadoop
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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
1 113 (17.20%) Apache Pig
2 69 (10.50%) SAS
3 54 (8.22%) Apache
4 46 (7.00%) Elasticsearch
5 16 (2.44%) Tomcat
6 14 (2.13%) WebSphere
6 14 (2.13%) Confluence
7 12 (1.83%) Node.js
8 11 (1.67%) Apache Solr
8 11 (1.67%) WebLogic
9 10 (1.52%) MQSeries
10 8 (1.22%) Oracle Coherence
11 7 (1.07%) Escenic
11 7 (1.07%) Adobe CQ
11 7 (1.07%) CMS
12 5 (0.76%) IIS
13 4 (0.61%) SharePoint
13 4 (0.61%) Drupal
13 4 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
13 4 (0.61%) Magnolia
Applications
1 29 (4.41%) MS Excel
2 19 (2.89%) SPSS
3 5 (0.76%) Mathematica
4 4 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.46%) MS Office
6 2 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.30%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.15%) Weka
7 1 (0.15%) MS Project
7 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (2.44%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.46%) RMDS
2 3 (0.46%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.15%) Zen Cart
4 1 (0.15%) SiteCatalyst
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.15%) osCommerce
4 1 (0.15%) Magento
4 1 (0.15%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 42 (6.39%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (4.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (2.28%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (1.98%) SaaS
5 11 (1.67%) PaaS
6 9 (1.37%) GitHub
7 7 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (1.07%) Amazon EMR
8 6 (0.91%) IaaS
9 5 (0.76%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.30%) Heroku
11 1 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.15%) IBM SmartCloud
11 1 (0.15%) AWS Data Pipeline
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.04%) Internet
2 10 (1.52%) SAN
3 9 (1.37%) WAN
4 7 (1.07%) LAN
4 7 (1.07%) SNMP
5 6 (0.91%) DNS
5 6 (0.91%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (0.76%) LDAP
6 5 (0.76%) HTTP
6 5 (0.76%) Kerberos
7 4 (0.61%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.61%) OpenLDAP
8 3 (0.46%) FCoE
8 3 (0.46%) Multicast
8 3 (0.46%) NAS
8 3 (0.46%) Firewall
8 3 (0.46%) IPv6
8 3 (0.46%) SSL
8 3 (0.46%) DHCP
9 2 (0.30%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 426 (64.84%) Big Data
2 201 (30.59%) NoSQL
3 177 (26.94%) Apache Hive
4 170 (25.88%) MongoDB
5 162 (24.66%) Apache Cassandra
6 118 (17.96%) Data Warehouse
7 109 (16.59%) HBase
8 88 (13.39%) SQL Server
9 76 (11.57%) MySQL
10 62 (9.44%) Relational Database
11 48 (7.31%) Couchbase
12 45 (6.85%) DB2
13 43 (6.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 41 (6.24%) Riak
15 38 (5.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 36 (5.48%) Data Mining
17 34 (5.18%) Mahout
18 32 (4.87%) Sqoop
19 29 (4.41%) RDBMS
20 28 (4.26%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 32 (4.87%) Jenkins
2 27 (4.11%) JIRA
3 25 (3.81%) Git (software)
3 25 (3.81%) Maven
4 20 (3.04%) Talend Open Studio
4 20 (3.04%) Hudson
5 15 (2.28%) JUnit
6 13 (1.98%) Mockito
6 13 (1.98%) Cucumber
7 11 (1.67%) Selenium
7 11 (1.67%) Eclipse
8 9 (1.37%) Subversion
8 9 (1.37%) TeamCity
9 6 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (0.91%) PHPUnit
10 4 (0.61%) ClearCase
10 4 (0.61%) Ant
11 3 (0.46%) MSBuild
11 3 (0.46%) Apache Ivy
11 3 (0.46%) ERwin
General
1 79 (12.02%) Finance
2 60 (9.13%) Banking
3 37 (5.63%) Marketing
4 30 (4.57%) Investment Banking
5 22 (3.35%) Retail
6 10 (1.52%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.37%) Games
8 8 (1.22%) Advertising
9 6 (0.91%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.61%) Publishing
11 3 (0.46%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.46%) Front Office
12 2 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.30%) Electronics
12 2 (0.30%) Back Office
12 2 (0.30%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.15%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.15%) Legal
Job Titles
1 272 (41.40%) Developer
2 174 (26.48%) Architect
3 95 (14.46%) Java Developer
4 63 (9.59%) Data Architect
5 50 (7.61%) Hadoop Developer
6 49 (7.46%) Analyst
6 49 (7.46%) Senior Developer
7 33 (5.02%) Data Scientist
8 32 (4.87%) Big Data Developer
9 29 (4.41%) Big Data Architect
10 27 (4.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 25 (3.81%) Enterprise Architect
12 24 (3.65%) Data Analyst
13 23 (3.50%) Solutions Architect
14 22 (3.35%) Scala Developer
15 21 (3.20%) Lead Architect
16 20 (3.04%) Consultant
17 19 (2.89%) Technical Architect
17 19 (2.89%) Senior Java Developer
18 17 (2.59%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (10.50%) Spring
2 55 (8.37%) Kafka
3 54 (8.22%) XML
4 51 (7.76%) Web Services
5 45 (6.85%) HTML
6 44 (6.70%) .NET
7 43 (6.54%) Cascading
8 37 (5.63%) Hibernate
9 26 (3.96%) HTML5
9 26 (3.96%) LAMP
10 25 (3.81%) Middleware
10 25 (3.81%) CSS
11 23 (3.50%) jQuery
12 22 (3.35%) RESTful
13 20 (3.04%) JSON
13 20 (3.04%) J2EE
14 18 (2.74%) RabbitMQ
15 16 (2.44%) XSD
16 15 (2.28%) SOAP
17 14 (2.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 79 (12.02%) Open Source
2 74 (11.26%) Visualisation
3 59 (8.98%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (5.94%) Computer Science
5 32 (4.87%) Statistics
6 26 (3.96%) Mathematics
7 21 (3.20%) Data Integration
8 9 (1.37%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.22%) User Experience
10 7 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.07%) Clustering
11 6 (0.91%) Credit Risk
11 6 (0.91%) Social Network
11 6 (0.91%) Economics
12 5 (0.76%) Derivative
12 5 (0.76%) Applied Mathematics
12 5 (0.76%) Management Information System
12 5 (0.76%) Grid Computing
12 5 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 4 (0.61%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 127 (19.33%) Linux
2 42 (6.39%) UNIX
3 28 (4.26%) Windows
4 21 (3.20%) CentOS
5 17 (2.59%) Debian
6 9 (1.37%) Android
7 8 (1.22%) Apple iOS
8 6 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.91%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.46%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.46%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.46%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.46%) Solaris
11 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.15%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (29.38%) Analytics
2 170 (25.88%) Agile Software Development
3 120 (18.26%) MapReduce
4 116 (17.66%) Business Intelligence
5 85 (12.94%) ETL
6 80 (12.18%) TDD
7 66 (10.05%) Data Modelling
8 63 (9.59%) Scrum
9 53 (8.07%) E-Commerce
10 43 (6.54%) DevOps
11 42 (6.39%) Continuous Integration
12 38 (5.78%) BDD
13 37 (5.63%) OO
14 36 (5.48%) Data Architecture
15 31 (4.72%) Data Analysis
15 31 (4.72%) Unit Testing
16 29 (4.41%) Software Engineering
17 27 (4.11%) Data Analytics
18 26 (3.96%) Mentoring
18 26 (3.96%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 290 (44.14%) Java
2 172 (26.18%) SQL
3 127 (19.33%) Python
4 103 (15.68%) Scala
5 52 (7.91%) JavaScript
6 49 (7.46%) R
6 49 (7.46%) Perl
7 41 (6.24%) Bash Shell
8 39 (5.94%) C#
9 38 (5.78%) PHP
10 36 (5.48%) C++
11 34 (5.18%) Ruby
12 29 (4.41%) C
13 17 (2.59%) Shell Script
14 16 (2.44%) Clojure
15 12 (1.83%) Groovy
16 11 (1.67%) MATLAB
17 8 (1.22%) AWK
17 8 (1.22%) PHP5
17 8 (1.22%) sed
Qualifications
1 62 (9.44%) Degree
2 34 (5.18%) Security Cleared
3 23 (3.50%) SC Cleared
4 15 (2.28%) DV Cleared
5 13 (1.98%) PhD
6 7 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.61%) MCT
8 2 (0.30%) PMP
8 2 (0.30%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.30%) MCSE
9 1 (0.15%) APMP
9 1 (0.15%) CITP
9 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.15%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (0.15%) MCSD
9 1 (0.15%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.13%) QA
2 4 (0.61%) SLA
3 3 (0.46%) Data Quality
System Software
1 49 (7.46%) HDFS
2 33 (5.02%) Apache Flume
3 24 (3.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 12 (1.83%) Oracle RAC
5 7 (1.07%) Active Directory
6 5 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (0.46%) SRDF
7 3 (0.46%) NFS
8 2 (0.30%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.30%) Xen
8 2 (0.30%) GPFS
8 2 (0.30%) KVM
8 2 (0.30%) Docker
8 2 (0.30%) Varnish
9 1 (0.15%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 68 (10.35%) Oozie
2 43 (6.54%) Puppet
3 40 (6.09%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (3.65%) Ambari
5 19 (2.89%) Salt
6 17 (2.59%) Nagios
7 16 (2.44%) ZABBIX
8 15 (2.28%) Cacti
9 7 (1.07%) Ansible
10 5 (0.76%) Kibana
11 3 (0.46%) SCOrch
11 3 (0.46%) SCCM
11 3 (0.46%) SCOM
11 3 (0.46%) SCVMM
12 2 (0.30%) Foglight
12 2 (0.30%) Ganglia
12 2 (0.30%) Chukwa
12 2 (0.30%) Vagrant
12 2 (0.30%) YUM
13 1 (0.15%) logstash
Vendors
1 121 (18.42%) Oracle
2 62 (9.44%) Tableau
3 56 (8.52%) Microsoft
4 50 (7.61%) Teradata
5 31 (4.72%) Cloudera
6 29 (4.41%) Google
6 29 (4.41%) Hortonworks
7 28 (4.26%) Netezza
8 27 (4.11%) Informatica
9 25 (3.81%) Red Hat
10 23 (3.50%) Sybase
11 22 (3.35%) Rackspace
12 20 (3.04%) Business Objects
12 20 (3.04%) MapR
12 20 (3.04%) Talend
13 19 (2.89%) JBoss
14 17 (2.59%) IBM
14 17 (2.59%) Omniture
15 11 (1.67%) Vertica
16 9 (1.37%) TIBCO
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