The table below looks at the statistics for Hadoop skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hadoop over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Hadoop
Rank 165 229 350
Rank change year-on-year
+64 +121
Contract jobs citing Hadoop 820 573 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.47% 1.01% 0.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.74% 4.42% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 577 414 197
Median daily rate £525 £538 £489
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.32% +9.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £675 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £406
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Median hourly rate £38.00 £26.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -18.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.00 -
% change year-on-year
+46.15% -

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
12175 12956 12418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.78% 22.84% 22.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 8239 8360 7823
Median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 170 218
Median hourly rate £32.75 £32.30 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.39% -7.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £15.35 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £46.09 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%

Hadoop
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Hadoop as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Hadoop within the UK over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +62 790 £525 -3.66% 247
London +47 549 £550 - 163
South East +5 77 £450 - 27
West Midlands +29 62 £478 +3.24% 8
City of London +16 59 £525 -8.69% 44
Telford +4 48 £470 -16.25%
Shropshire 0 48 £470 +1.62%
Yorkshire +32 46 £700 +93.10% 15
South Yorkshire +24 31 £735 +102.75% 2
Sheffield - 31 £735 - 2
Berkshire +15 24 £400 -10.86% 12
South West +15 19 £453 -16.58% 12
Surrey -10 18 £500 +11.11% 8
Reading +7 17 £400 -3.03% 3
East of England +12 15 £445 -15.23% 3
Leeds +4 14 £369 -26.25% 11
West Yorkshire -3 14 £369 -10.06% 12
Scotland -27 14 £500 +25.00% 10
Gloucestershire - 13 £475 - 6
West Sussex -9 11 £381 -21.79%
Hampshire +6 10 £525 +16.66% 1
Cambridgeshire +13 9 - - 1
Staines +4 9 - - 2
North West -54 9 £550 -12.00% 18
Edinburgh -20 8 £438 +9.37% 5
Crawley -6 7 £375 -21.05%
North East - 7 £725 - 1
East Midlands +7 6 £463 -7.50%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £725 -
Tyne and Wear - 6 £725 -

Hadoop
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Hadoop also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Hadoop.

1 885 (61.63%) Big Data
2 620 (43.18%) Java
3 473 (32.94%) Agile Software Development
4 464 (32.31%) Apache Hive
5 449 (31.27%) Apache Spark
6 439 (30.57%) SQL
7 358 (24.93%) Python
8 339 (23.61%) Analytics
9 333 (23.19%) Scala
10 295 (20.54%) Finance
11 292 (20.33%) Business Intelligence
12 279 (19.43%) HBase
13 267 (18.59%) Linux
14 256 (17.83%) Oracle
15 226 (15.74%) Unix
16 221 (15.39%) MongoDB
17 212 (14.76%) Data Warehouse
18 208 (14.48%) NoSQL
19 206 (14.35%) Scrum
20 196 (13.65%) Apache Pig
21 192 (13.37%) TDD
22 190 (13.23%) Data Modelling
23 168 (11.70%) Cloudera
23 168 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
24 166 (11.56%) MapReduce
25 162 (11.28%) Apache Cassandra
26 161 (11.21%) Kafka
27 155 (10.79%) JavaScript
28 153 (10.65%) SAS
29 151 (10.52%) ETL

Hadoop
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 449 (31.27%) Apache Spark
2 196 (13.65%) Apache Pig
3 153 (10.65%) SAS
4 93 (6.48%) Apache
5 90 (6.27%) Elasticsearch
6 69 (4.81%) Confluence
7 44 (3.06%) Node.js
8 24 (1.67%) Cloud Foundry
8 24 (1.67%) Tomcat
9 21 (1.46%) JBoss
9 21 (1.46%) OpenStack
10 19 (1.32%) Oracle Coherence
11 17 (1.18%) Apache Solr
12 16 (1.11%) WebSphere
13 11 (0.77%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 11 (0.77%) SharePoint
14 10 (0.70%) WebLogic
15 8 (0.56%) ArcGIS
15 8 (0.56%) Mule
16 7 (0.49%) IIS
Applications
1 31 (2.16%) SPSS
2 19 (1.32%) MS Excel
3 12 (0.84%) Stata
4 6 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.35%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.35%) Weka
6 3 (0.21%) CPLEX
6 3 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (0.21%) Unica
1 3 (0.21%) WebTrends
2 2 (0.14%) Revive Adserver
3 1 (0.070%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.070%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.070%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.070%) RMDS
3 1 (0.070%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 120 (8.36%) Amazon AWS
2 63 (4.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (2.23%) IaaS
4 29 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
5 22 (1.53%) PaaS
6 20 (1.39%) Heroku
7 19 (1.32%) SaaS
8 16 (1.11%) Amazon EMR
9 14 (0.97%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 9 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
11 8 (0.56%) Amazon S3
11 8 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
12 7 (0.49%) Google Analytics
13 6 (0.42%) GitHub
14 4 (0.28%) Google App Engine
15 3 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
15 3 (0.21%) AWS Lambda
15 3 (0.21%) Google Compute Engine
15 3 (0.21%) IBM PureFlex
16 2 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (1.95%) Internet
2 23 (1.60%) HTTP
3 18 (1.25%) Kerberos
4 15 (1.04%) SAN
5 12 (0.84%) LDAP
6 11 (0.77%) Firewall
7 10 (0.70%) TCP/IP
8 8 (0.56%) DNS
8 8 (0.56%) Remote Desktop
9 7 (0.49%) AMQP
9 7 (0.49%) NAS
10 6 (0.42%) FCoE
10 6 (0.42%) Fibre Channel
10 6 (0.42%) iSCSI
10 6 (0.42%) LAN
10 6 (0.42%) SNA
10 6 (0.42%) WAN
11 5 (0.35%) FTP
11 5 (0.35%) Multicast
12 4 (0.28%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 885 (61.63%) Big Data
2 464 (32.31%) Apache Hive
3 279 (19.43%) HBase
4 221 (15.39%) MongoDB
5 212 (14.76%) Data Warehouse
6 208 (14.48%) NoSQL
7 162 (11.28%) Apache Cassandra
8 132 (9.19%) Pentaho
9 121 (8.43%) SQL Server
10 105 (7.31%) Relational Database
11 95 (6.62%) MySQL
12 84 (5.85%) BusinessObjects
13 76 (5.29%) PostgreSQL
14 74 (5.15%) Impala
15 64 (4.46%) Data Mining
16 54 (3.76%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
16 54 (3.76%) Sqoop
17 51 (3.55%) QlikView
18 47 (3.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 43 (2.99%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 103 (7.17%) JIRA
2 78 (5.43%) Jenkins
3 67 (4.67%) Git (software)
4 41 (2.86%) ERwin
5 35 (2.44%) JUnit
5 35 (2.44%) Maven
6 32 (2.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 31 (2.16%) Cucumber
8 22 (1.53%) Mockito
9 20 (1.39%) Subversion
10 17 (1.18%) Hudson
11 15 (1.04%) Selenium
12 14 (0.97%) Ant
12 14 (0.97%) Gradle
13 12 (0.84%) Bitbucket
13 12 (0.84%) Eclipse
13 12 (0.84%) Geb
13 12 (0.84%) IntelliJ
13 12 (0.84%) Spock
14 11 (0.77%) TestNG
General
1 295 (20.54%) Finance
2 136 (9.47%) Banking
3 45 (3.13%) Retail
4 36 (2.51%) Investment Banking
5 31 (2.16%) Marketing
6 25 (1.74%) Telecoms
7 20 (1.39%) Financial Institution
8 19 (1.32%) Publishing
9 11 (0.77%) Games
10 9 (0.63%) Back Office
11 7 (0.49%) Legal
12 6 (0.42%) Front Office
12 6 (0.42%) Military
13 5 (0.35%) Advertising
13 5 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
13 5 (0.35%) International Banking
14 4 (0.28%) Electronics
14 4 (0.28%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.21%) Law
15 3 (0.21%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 576 (40.11%) Developer
2 248 (17.27%) Hadoop Developer
3 243 (16.92%) Architect
4 213 (14.83%) Java Developer
5 195 (13.58%) Big Data Developer
6 115 (8.01%) Data Architect
7 113 (7.87%) Data Engineer
8 106 (7.38%) Hadoop Engineer
9 97 (6.75%) Scala Developer
10 84 (5.85%) Analyst
10 84 (5.85%) Big Data Engineer
11 80 (5.57%) Senior Developer
12 74 (5.15%) Hadoop Architect
13 72 (5.01%) Administrator
14 71 (4.94%) Big Data Architect
15 68 (4.74%) Consultant
16 67 (4.67%) Java Hadoop Developer
17 62 (4.32%) Apache Spark Developer
18 61 (4.25%) Data Scientist
19 46 (3.20%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (11.21%) Kafka
2 109 (7.59%) Web Services
3 97 (6.75%) Spring
4 82 (5.71%) RESTful
5 78 (5.43%) REST
6 77 (5.36%) HTML
7 64 (4.46%) CSS
8 54 (3.76%) AngularJS
9 53 (3.69%) XML
10 52 (3.62%) jQuery
11 48 (3.34%) Hibernate
12 41 (2.86%) JSON
13 40 (2.79%) .NET
14 34 (2.37%) HTML5
15 31 (2.16%) J2EE
16 28 (1.95%) Akka
17 26 (1.81%) Apache Camel
18 25 (1.74%) SOAP
19 22 (1.53%) OAuth
19 22 (1.53%) spray
Miscellaneous
1 168 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
2 96 (6.69%) Visualisation
3 71 (4.94%) Computer Science
4 66 (4.60%) Algorithms
4 66 (4.60%) Data Integration
5 39 (2.72%) Mathematics
6 34 (2.37%) Statistics
7 32 (2.23%) Data Structures
8 29 (2.02%) Management Information System
9 18 (1.25%) Data Centre
9 18 (1.25%) Fintech
9 18 (1.25%) Public Cloud
10 16 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 16 (1.11%) VCE vBlock
11 12 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (0.84%) Wiki
12 11 (0.77%) Credit Risk
12 11 (0.77%) Performance Metrics
12 11 (0.77%) Reference Data
12 11 (0.77%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 267 (18.59%) Linux
2 226 (15.74%) Unix
3 98 (6.82%) Windows
4 46 (3.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 28 (1.95%) CentOS
6 26 (1.81%) Ubuntu
7 18 (1.25%) Windows Server
8 9 (0.63%) AIX
9 8 (0.56%) Solaris
9 8 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (0.49%) Mac OS X
10 7 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.21%) Debian
12 2 (0.14%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.070%) Android
13 1 (0.070%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.070%) Fedora
13 1 (0.070%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.070%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.070%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 473 (32.94%) Agile Software Development
2 339 (23.61%) Analytics
3 292 (20.33%) Business Intelligence
4 206 (14.35%) Scrum
5 192 (13.37%) TDD
6 190 (13.23%) Data Modelling
7 166 (11.56%) MapReduce
8 151 (10.52%) ETL
9 132 (9.19%) Open Source
10 119 (8.29%) Data Analytics
11 115 (8.01%) Continuous Integration
12 111 (7.73%) Software Engineering
13 109 (7.59%) DevOps
14 107 (7.45%) E-Commerce
15 100 (6.96%) Machine Learning
16 90 (6.27%) Data Architecture
17 75 (5.22%) Continuous Delivery
18 72 (5.01%) Data Analysis
19 66 (4.60%) Kanban
20 62 (4.32%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 620 (43.18%) Java
2 439 (30.57%) SQL
3 358 (24.93%) Python
4 333 (23.19%) Scala
5 155 (10.79%) JavaScript
6 144 (10.03%) R
7 130 (9.05%) Shell Script
8 79 (5.50%) Ruby
9 76 (5.29%) Perl
10 59 (4.11%) C#
11 57 (3.97%) C++
12 56 (3.90%) PL/SQL
13 50 (3.48%) Bash Shell
13 50 (3.48%) C
14 32 (2.23%) PHP
15 27 (1.88%) T-SQL
16 24 (1.67%) Groovy
16 24 (1.67%) MATLAB
17 22 (1.53%) PowerShell
18 18 (1.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 151 (10.52%) Security Cleared
2 93 (6.48%) Degree
3 73 (5.08%) DV Cleared
4 71 (4.94%) SC Cleared
5 24 (1.67%) PhD
6 17 (1.18%) SAS Certification
7 15 (1.04%) ISTQB
8 13 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
9 10 (0.70%) ISEB
10 9 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.21%) CISSP
12 3 (0.21%) MCSD
12 3 (0.21%) MCSE
13 2 (0.14%) APMP
13 2 (0.14%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.14%) PMP
13 2 (0.14%) SANS
13 2 (0.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 1 (0.070%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (3.76%) QA
2 49 (3.41%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.28%) SLA
4 2 (0.14%) ISO20022
5 1 (0.070%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.070%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 146 (10.17%) HDFS
2 95 (6.62%) Apache Flume
3 47 (3.27%) Docker
4 27 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (1.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 14 (0.97%) NFS
7 11 (0.77%) Hyper-V
8 10 (0.70%) Active Directory
9 9 (0.63%) vCloud
10 8 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
10 8 (0.56%) Xen
11 7 (0.49%) KVM
12 6 (0.42%) GPFS
12 6 (0.42%) SRDF
13 5 (0.35%) GridGain
14 3 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
15 2 (0.14%) VirtualBox
15 2 (0.14%) VMware ESX
15 2 (0.14%) vSphere
16 1 (0.070%) iptables
Systems Management
1 58 (4.04%) Puppet
2 52 (3.62%) Opscode Chef
3 48 (3.34%) Oozie
4 33 (2.30%) Ansible
4 33 (2.30%) Hadoop YARN
5 27 (1.88%) Ambari
6 22 (1.53%) Mesos
7 16 (1.11%) Nagios
8 13 (0.91%) Kubernetes
9 12 (0.84%) Ganglia
10 11 (0.77%) StatsD
11 10 (0.70%) logstash
12 6 (0.42%) Control-M
12 6 (0.42%) Data Guard
12 6 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
12 6 (0.42%) ZABBIX
13 4 (0.28%) ArcSight ESM
13 4 (0.28%) QRadar
14 3 (0.21%) FreeIPA
14 3 (0.21%) Graphite
Vendors
1 256 (17.83%) Oracle
2 168 (11.70%) Cloudera
3 136 (9.47%) Tableau
4 135 (9.40%) Informatica
5 71 (4.94%) Hortonworks
6 67 (4.67%) Teradata
7 65 (4.53%) VMware
8 47 (3.27%) Red Hat
9 46 (3.20%) IBM
10 41 (2.86%) Microsoft
11 40 (2.79%) Splunk
12 36 (2.51%) CA
13 33 (2.30%) HP
14 29 (2.02%) MapR
15 23 (1.60%) SAP
16 21 (1.46%) EMC
16 21 (1.46%) Google
17 18 (1.25%) Cognos
18 17 (1.18%) Cisco
19 15 (1.04%) Citrix
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Tiro Partners
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
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Ifftner Solutions
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Oliver Bernard
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Marlin Hawk
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City, London
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Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
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Hydrogen Group
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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JWResource
Rate: From £500 to £575 per day 6 months minimum
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Central London / West End
JWResource
Rate: From £450 to £525 per day 6 months minimum
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North West
Rullion IT Plus
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Vivid Resourcing
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