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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Hadoop
Rank 337 383 445
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +62
Contract jobs citing Hadoop 304 222 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.53% 0.42% 0.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.59% 1.88% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 183 96
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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 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £650 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £433 £401 £370
% change year-on-year
+7.99% +8.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
11739 11833 11959
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.52% 22.46% 20.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 7503 7329 6850
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 £273 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 202 338
Average hourly rate £32.09 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.96% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.01 £14.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.34 £32.03 £30.70
% change year-on-year
+4.09% +4.32%

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 October 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 October 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 +37 295 £550 +15.78% 121
London +44 243 £550 +15.78% 75
City of London +38 64 £500 - 23
East of England - 15 £343 - 10
South East -4 14 £600 +79.10% 18
West Midlands -6 11 £550 +120.00% 1
Hertfordshire - 10 £285 - 3
North West -8 6 £538 +28.35% 8
South West -26 6 £450 - 9
Cambridgeshire - 5 £375 - 6
Cambridge - 5 £375 - 4
Bristol - 3 - - 2
Hampshire - 3 £419 - 2
Surrey - 3 £520 - 13
Warwickshire - 3 - -
Scotland - 3 £415 - 5
Edinburgh - 2 £415 - 4
Basingstoke - 2 £600 - 2
Manchester -16 1 - - 8
Gloucestershire -19 1 £450 - 3
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £350 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £625 -
Oxford - 1 £625 -
Staines - 1 £520 -
Cheltenham - 1 £450 -
Glasgow - 1 - - 1
Gloucester - - - - 1
Guildford - - - - 10

Hadoop
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 429 (64.61%) Big Data
2 286 (43.07%) Java
3 198 (29.82%) NoSQL
4 196 (29.52%) Analytics
5 185 (27.86%) Apache Hive
6 176 (26.51%) SQL
7 170 (25.60%) MongoDB
8 166 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 165 (24.85%) Apache Cassandra
10 135 (20.33%) Python
11 133 (20.03%) Linux
12 122 (18.37%) MapReduce
13 121 (18.22%) Business Intelligence
14 118 (17.77%) Data Warehouse
15 115 (17.32%) Apache Pig
16 113 (17.02%) Oracle
17 110 (16.57%) HBase
18 105 (15.81%) Scala
19 86 (12.95%) ETL
20 84 (12.65%) Open Source
21 83 (12.50%) SQL Server
22 80 (12.05%) Finance
22 80 (12.05%) TDD
23 76 (11.45%) Visualisation
24 73 (10.99%) SAS
25 72 (10.84%) Oozie
26 69 (10.39%) Apache Spark
26 69 (10.39%) Data Modelling
27 67 (10.09%) MySQL
28 66 (9.94%) Spring

Hadoop
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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
1 115 (17.32%) Apache Pig
2 73 (10.99%) SAS
3 69 (10.39%) Apache Spark
4 56 (8.43%) Apache
5 52 (7.83%) Elasticsearch
6 14 (2.11%) Confluence
7 13 (1.96%) Apache Solr
8 12 (1.81%) Tomcat
9 11 (1.66%) Node.js
10 10 (1.51%) WebSphere
11 8 (1.20%) Oracle Coherence
12 7 (1.05%) WebLogic
13 6 (0.90%) MQSeries
14 5 (0.75%) IIS
15 4 (0.60%) Magnolia
15 4 (0.60%) Cloud Foundry
15 4 (0.60%) Apache ServiceMix
15 4 (0.60%) SharePoint
15 4 (0.60%) Drupal
16 3 (0.45%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 29 (4.37%) MS Excel
2 19 (2.86%) SPSS
3 5 (0.75%) Mathematica
4 4 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.45%) MS Office
6 2 (0.30%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.15%) MS Project
7 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.15%) Weka
Business Applications
1 16 (2.41%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.45%) RMDS
2 3 (0.45%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.15%) osCommerce
3 1 (0.15%) Magento
3 1 (0.15%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.15%) Zen Cart
3 1 (0.15%) SiteCatalyst
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 43 (6.48%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (4.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (2.26%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (1.96%) PaaS
5 11 (1.66%) SaaS
5 11 (1.66%) GitHub
6 8 (1.20%) IaaS
7 7 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.90%) Amazon EMR
9 5 (0.75%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.30%) Heroku
11 1 (0.15%) AWS Data Pipeline
11 1 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.15%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.01%) Internet
2 10 (1.51%) SAN
3 9 (1.36%) WAN
3 9 (1.36%) SNMP
4 7 (1.05%) DNS
4 7 (1.05%) LAN
5 6 (0.90%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (0.75%) LDAP
6 5 (0.75%) HTTP
6 5 (0.75%) Kerberos
7 4 (0.60%) DHCP
7 4 (0.60%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.60%) OpenLDAP
8 3 (0.45%) NAS
8 3 (0.45%) Firewall
8 3 (0.45%) IPv6
8 3 (0.45%) SSL
8 3 (0.45%) FCoE
8 3 (0.45%) Multicast
9 2 (0.30%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 429 (64.61%) Big Data
2 198 (29.82%) NoSQL
3 185 (27.86%) Apache Hive
4 170 (25.60%) MongoDB
5 165 (24.85%) Apache Cassandra
6 118 (17.77%) Data Warehouse
7 110 (16.57%) HBase
8 83 (12.50%) SQL Server
9 67 (10.09%) MySQL
10 60 (9.04%) Relational Database
11 46 (6.93%) DB2
12 45 (6.78%) Couchbase
13 44 (6.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 42 (6.33%) Riak
15 38 (5.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 34 (5.12%) Mahout
17 33 (4.97%) Data Mining
18 32 (4.82%) Sqoop
19 29 (4.37%) RDBMS
20 27 (4.07%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 35 (5.27%) Jenkins
2 29 (4.37%) Git (software)
3 26 (3.92%) JIRA
3 26 (3.92%) Maven
4 20 (3.01%) Hudson
4 20 (3.01%) Talend Open Studio
5 17 (2.56%) JUnit
6 14 (2.11%) Mockito
7 13 (1.96%) Cucumber
8 12 (1.81%) Eclipse
9 10 (1.51%) Selenium
10 9 (1.36%) Subversion
11 8 (1.20%) TeamCity
12 7 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (0.90%) PHPUnit
14 4 (0.60%) ClearCase
14 4 (0.60%) Ant
15 3 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 3 (0.45%) MSBuild
15 3 (0.45%) Apache Ivy
General
1 80 (12.05%) Finance
2 65 (9.79%) Banking
3 34 (5.12%) Marketing
4 32 (4.82%) Investment Banking
5 22 (3.31%) Retail
6 8 (1.20%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.05%) Advertising
8 6 (0.90%) Games
8 6 (0.90%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.75%) Front Office
10 3 (0.45%) Publishing
11 2 (0.30%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.30%) Back Office
11 2 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.30%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.15%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.15%) Electronics
12 1 (0.15%) Legal
Job Titles
1 273 (41.11%) Developer
2 183 (27.56%) Architect
3 93 (14.01%) Java Developer
4 64 (9.64%) Data Architect
5 50 (7.53%) Hadoop Developer
6 43 (6.48%) Analyst
7 41 (6.17%) Senior Developer
8 35 (5.27%) Data Scientist
9 33 (4.97%) Big Data Developer
10 31 (4.67%) Big Data Architect
11 27 (4.07%) Enterprise Architect
11 27 (4.07%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 23 (3.46%) Data Analyst
12 23 (3.46%) Solutions Architect
12 23 (3.46%) Lead Architect
13 22 (3.31%) Scala Developer
14 21 (3.16%) Consultant
15 19 (2.86%) Technical Architect
16 18 (2.71%) Data Consultant
17 17 (2.56%) Big Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (9.94%) Spring
2 55 (8.28%) Kafka
3 51 (7.68%) Web Services
4 50 (7.53%) XML
5 47 (7.08%) HTML
6 45 (6.78%) Cascading
7 36 (5.42%) .NET
8 34 (5.12%) Hibernate
9 25 (3.77%) Middleware
9 25 (3.77%) CSS
10 24 (3.61%) HTML5
10 24 (3.61%) LAMP
11 22 (3.31%) RESTful
12 21 (3.16%) JSON
13 20 (3.01%) jQuery
14 18 (2.71%) RabbitMQ
15 17 (2.56%) SOAP
16 16 (2.41%) AngularJS
16 16 (2.41%) REST
16 16 (2.41%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 84 (12.65%) Open Source
2 76 (11.45%) Visualisation
3 65 (9.79%) Algorithms
4 58 (8.73%) Analytical Skills
5 44 (6.63%) Computer Science
6 32 (4.82%) Statistics
7 26 (3.92%) Mathematics
8 24 (3.61%) Data Structures
9 17 (2.56%) Data Integration
10 9 (1.36%) Mobile App
11 8 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.20%) User Experience
11 8 (1.20%) Clustering
11 8 (1.20%) Economics
12 7 (1.05%) Derivative
12 7 (1.05%) Credit Risk
12 7 (1.05%) Applied Mathematics
12 7 (1.05%) Grid Computing
13 5 (0.75%) Social Network
13 5 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 133 (20.03%) Linux
2 44 (6.63%) UNIX
3 24 (3.61%) Windows
4 21 (3.16%) CentOS
5 16 (2.41%) Debian
6 9 (1.36%) Android
7 8 (1.20%) Apple iOS
8 6 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.60%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.45%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.45%) Solaris
10 3 (0.45%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.45%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.15%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (29.52%) Analytics
2 166 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 122 (18.37%) MapReduce
4 121 (18.22%) Business Intelligence
5 86 (12.95%) ETL
6 80 (12.05%) TDD
7 69 (10.39%) Data Modelling
8 60 (9.04%) Scrum
9 55 (8.28%) E-Commerce
10 44 (6.63%) DevOps
11 43 (6.48%) Continuous Integration
12 41 (6.17%) OO
13 37 (5.57%) BDD
14 36 (5.42%) Data Architecture
15 29 (4.37%) Unit Testing
16 28 (4.22%) Data Analysis
16 28 (4.22%) Software Engineering
16 28 (4.22%) Pair Programming
17 27 (4.07%) Data Analytics
18 22 (3.31%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 286 (43.07%) Java
2 176 (26.51%) SQL
3 135 (20.33%) Python
4 105 (15.81%) Scala
5 52 (7.83%) JavaScript
6 48 (7.23%) Perl
7 46 (6.93%) R
8 44 (6.63%) Bash Shell
9 39 (5.87%) PHP
10 38 (5.72%) Ruby
11 36 (5.42%) C++
12 35 (5.27%) C#
13 29 (4.37%) C
14 19 (2.86%) Shell Script
14 19 (2.86%) Clojure
15 14 (2.11%) Groovy
16 11 (1.66%) MATLAB
17 9 (1.36%) AWK
17 9 (1.36%) sed
18 8 (1.20%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 66 (9.94%) Degree
2 34 (5.12%) Security Cleared
3 23 (3.46%) SC Cleared
4 15 (2.26%) DV Cleared
5 11 (1.66%) PhD
6 7 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.60%) MCT
8 3 (0.45%) Chartered Engineer
8 3 (0.45%) CITP
9 2 (0.30%) PMP
9 2 (0.30%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.30%) MCSE
10 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.15%) MCSD
10 1 (0.15%) CISSP
10 1 (0.15%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.81%) QA
2 4 (0.60%) SLA
3 3 (0.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 50 (7.53%) HDFS
2 34 (5.12%) Apache Flume
3 25 (3.77%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 12 (1.81%) Oracle RAC
5 7 (1.05%) Active Directory
6 5 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (0.45%) NFS
7 3 (0.45%) SRDF
7 3 (0.45%) Docker
8 2 (0.30%) KVM
8 2 (0.30%) Varnish
8 2 (0.30%) GPFS
8 2 (0.30%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.30%) Xen
9 1 (0.15%) XenApp
9 1 (0.15%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 72 (10.84%) Oozie
2 44 (6.63%) Puppet
3 43 (6.48%) Opscode Chef
4 25 (3.77%) Ambari
5 20 (3.01%) Salt
6 17 (2.56%) Nagios
7 16 (2.41%) ZABBIX
8 15 (2.26%) Cacti
9 12 (1.81%) Hadoop YARN
10 8 (1.20%) Ansible
10 8 (1.20%) Kibana
11 4 (0.60%) logstash
12 3 (0.45%) SCCM
12 3 (0.45%) SCOM
12 3 (0.45%) SCVMM
12 3 (0.45%) SCOrch
12 3 (0.45%) Vagrant
13 2 (0.30%) YUM
13 2 (0.30%) Foglight
13 2 (0.30%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 113 (17.02%) Oracle
2 60 (9.04%) Tableau
3 55 (8.28%) Microsoft
4 52 (7.83%) Teradata
5 31 (4.67%) Informatica
5 31 (4.67%) Cloudera
6 30 (4.52%) Hortonworks
7 29 (4.37%) Netezza
8 26 (3.92%) Red Hat
9 25 (3.77%) Google
10 24 (3.61%) Sybase
11 21 (3.16%) Business Objects
11 21 (3.16%) Rackspace
11 21 (3.16%) MapR
12 20 (3.01%) Talend
13 17 (2.56%) IBM
14 15 (2.26%) Omniture
14 15 (2.26%) JBoss
15 11 (1.66%) HP
16 10 (1.51%) Splunk
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