The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Hadoop
Rank 299 393 491
Rank change year-on-year
+94 +98
Contract jobs citing Hadoop 343 183 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.63% 0.36% 0.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.97% 1.66% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 156 69
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£525 £470 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.70% +13.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £349 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £405 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.04% +15.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11544 11021 11927
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.12% 21.60% 20.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 7146 6736 7018
Average daily rate £400 £393 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 225 307
Average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 25 July 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 25 July 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.

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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 +90 327 £525 +11.70% 116
London +70 250 £550 +15.78% 82
City of London +19 63 £513 +2.50% 25
South East +16 33 £495 +164.00% 11
Surrey +7 16 £520 +197.14% 5
East of England - 14 £375 - 7
Cambridgeshire - 13 £375 - 2
Hampshire - 12 £238 -
West Midlands - 12 £525 - 2
South West - 10 £450 - 5
Wales - 9 £285 - 1
South Wales - 9 £285 - 1
Cardiff - 9 £285 - 1
Birmingham - 7 £500 - 1
North West - 4 £575 - 4
East Midlands - 3 - - 2
Cambridge - 3 £375 - 2
Gloucestershire - 3 £450 -
Reading +9 2 £275 -
Berkshire +2 2 £275 -20.28% 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £625 - 1
Cheltenham - 2 £450 -
Docklands, London +9 1 - -
Yorkshire -6 1 - - 3
West Yorkshire -7 1 - - 2
Leeds -11 1 - - 2
Liverpool - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £575 - 1
Nottingham - 1 - - 1
Oxford - 1 £625 - 1

Hadoop
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 390 (62.70%) Big Data
2 299 (48.07%) Java
3 192 (30.87%) NoSQL
4 172 (27.65%) Analytics
5 161 (25.88%) Apache Cassandra
6 158 (25.40%) Apache Hive
6 158 (25.40%) SQL
7 154 (24.76%) MongoDB
8 148 (23.79%) Linux
9 127 (20.42%) Python
10 124 (19.94%) Oracle
11 120 (19.29%) Apache Pig
12 117 (18.81%) MapReduce
13 96 (15.43%) Data Warehouse
13 96 (15.43%) Business Intelligence
14 95 (15.27%) HBase
15 91 (14.63%) Scala
16 83 (13.34%) Agile Software Development
17 81 (13.02%) MySQL
18 76 (12.22%) SQL Server
18 76 (12.22%) ETL
19 74 (11.90%) SAS
20 73 (11.74%) Finance
21 70 (11.25%) Degree
22 69 (11.09%) TDD
22 69 (11.09%) Spring
23 67 (10.77%) Open Source
24 65 (10.45%) DevOps
25 61 (9.81%) R
26 60 (9.65%) Puppet

Hadoop
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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
1 120 (19.29%) Apache Pig
2 74 (11.90%) SAS
3 48 (7.72%) Elasticsearch
4 47 (7.56%) Apache
5 21 (3.38%) Node.js
6 16 (2.57%) Tomcat
6 16 (2.57%) WebSphere
7 14 (2.25%) Apache Solr
7 14 (2.25%) Confluence
8 10 (1.61%) MQSeries
9 9 (1.45%) WebLogic
10 7 (1.13%) IIS
10 7 (1.13%) Escenic
10 7 (1.13%) CMS
10 7 (1.13%) Adobe CQ
11 5 (0.80%) SharePoint
12 4 (0.64%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 4 (0.64%) Oracle Coherence
12 4 (0.64%) Apache ServiceMix
13 3 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 25 (4.02%) MS Excel
2 18 (2.89%) SPSS
3 5 (0.80%) Mathematica
4 4 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.32%) MS Office
5 2 (0.32%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.16%) Weka
Business Applications
1 16 (2.57%) Google Analytics
2 4 (0.64%) SiteCatalyst
2 4 (0.64%) RMDS
3 3 (0.48%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.16%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.16%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 40 (6.43%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (4.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (2.57%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (1.77%) SaaS
5 9 (1.45%) PaaS
5 9 (1.45%) GitHub
6 6 (0.96%) IaaS
6 6 (0.96%) Amazon EMR
6 6 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.48%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.16%) IBM SmartCloud
8 1 (0.16%) Heroku
8 1 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.93%) Internet
2 11 (1.77%) SAN
3 10 (1.61%) HTTP
4 7 (1.13%) WAN
4 7 (1.13%) SNMP
5 6 (0.96%) LAN
6 5 (0.80%) Firewall
6 5 (0.80%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (0.64%) Multicast
7 4 (0.64%) FCoE
7 4 (0.64%) NAS
7 4 (0.64%) Kerberos
7 4 (0.64%) DNS
7 4 (0.64%) SSL
8 3 (0.48%) MPLS
8 3 (0.48%) VPN
9 2 (0.32%) LDAP
9 2 (0.32%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.32%) Packet Switching
9 2 (0.32%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 390 (62.70%) Big Data
2 192 (30.87%) NoSQL
3 161 (25.88%) Apache Cassandra
4 158 (25.40%) Apache Hive
5 154 (24.76%) MongoDB
6 96 (15.43%) Data Warehouse
7 95 (15.27%) HBase
8 81 (13.02%) MySQL
9 76 (12.22%) SQL Server
10 57 (9.16%) Relational Database
11 44 (7.07%) Data Mining
12 34 (5.47%) DB2
13 33 (5.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 33 (5.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 28 (4.50%) CouchDB
14 28 (4.50%) Couchbase
15 27 (4.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 25 (4.02%) Sqoop
17 24 (3.86%) Riak
17 24 (3.86%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 38 (6.11%) JIRA
2 33 (5.31%) Jenkins
3 25 (4.02%) Hudson
4 24 (3.86%) Talend Open Studio
5 23 (3.70%) Git (software)
5 23 (3.70%) Maven
6 16 (2.57%) Eclipse
7 15 (2.41%) Cucumber
8 12 (1.93%) JUnit
9 11 (1.77%) TeamCity
10 10 (1.61%) Mockito
10 10 (1.61%) Subversion
10 10 (1.61%) Selenium
11 6 (0.96%) PHPUnit
12 5 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (0.64%) YourKit
14 3 (0.48%) MSBuild
14 3 (0.48%) ClearCase
14 3 (0.48%) Ant
14 3 (0.48%) ERwin
General
1 73 (11.74%) Finance
2 41 (6.59%) Banking
3 38 (6.11%) Marketing
4 21 (3.38%) Investment Banking
5 19 (3.05%) Retail
6 16 (2.57%) Games
7 10 (1.61%) Advertising
8 9 (1.45%) Publishing
8 9 (1.45%) Telecoms
9 6 (0.96%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.32%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.32%) Back Office
12 1 (0.16%) Electronics
12 1 (0.16%) Front Office
12 1 (0.16%) Billing
12 1 (0.16%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 260 (41.80%) Developer
2 127 (20.42%) Architect
3 100 (16.08%) Java Developer
4 54 (8.68%) Hadoop Developer
5 52 (8.36%) Analyst
6 46 (7.40%) Data Architect
7 45 (7.23%) Senior Developer
8 33 (5.31%) Data Scientist
8 33 (5.31%) Big Data Developer
9 29 (4.66%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 27 (4.34%) Lead Architect
11 24 (3.86%) Data Analyst
12 23 (3.70%) Big Data Architect
13 22 (3.54%) Consultant
14 21 (3.38%) DevOps Engineer
15 18 (2.89%) Scala Developer
16 17 (2.73%) Senior Java Developer
17 16 (2.57%) Senior Analyst
18 15 (2.41%) Solutions Architect
18 15 (2.41%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (18.81%) MapReduce
2 69 (11.09%) Spring
3 56 (9.00%) Web Services
4 52 (8.36%) Kafka
5 43 (6.91%) XML
6 42 (6.75%) Hibernate
7 37 (5.95%) HTML
8 33 (5.31%) .NET
9 29 (4.66%) CSS
10 28 (4.50%) LAMP
11 26 (4.18%) RabbitMQ
12 25 (4.02%) jQuery
13 23 (3.70%) J2EE
14 20 (3.22%) Ruby on Rails
15 19 (3.05%) RESTful
15 19 (3.05%) Middleware
16 16 (2.57%) XSD
17 14 (2.25%) SOAP
17 14 (2.25%) JSON
18 13 (2.09%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 67 (10.77%) Open Source
2 49 (7.88%) Visualisation
3 48 (7.72%) Computer Science
4 33 (5.31%) Statistics
5 32 (5.14%) Mathematics
6 23 (3.70%) Data Integration
7 10 (1.61%) Physics
8 7 (1.13%) Digital Media
9 6 (0.96%) Clustering
10 5 (0.80%) Management Information System
10 5 (0.80%) Grid Computing
11 4 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (0.64%) Economics
11 4 (0.64%) Social Network
11 4 (0.64%) Online Games
11 4 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.48%) Derivative
12 3 (0.48%) Replication
13 2 (0.32%) Fixed Income
13 2 (0.32%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 148 (23.79%) Linux
2 47 (7.56%) UNIX
3 29 (4.66%) Windows
4 27 (4.34%) Debian
5 22 (3.54%) CentOS
6 12 (1.93%) Ubuntu
7 8 (1.29%) Android
8 7 (1.13%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.64%) Solaris
10 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.16%) Fedora
11 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (27.65%) Analytics
2 96 (15.43%) Business Intelligence
3 83 (13.34%) Agile Software Development
4 76 (12.22%) ETL
5 69 (11.09%) TDD
6 65 (10.45%) DevOps
7 56 (9.00%) Data Modelling
8 55 (8.84%) Scrum
8 55 (8.84%) Continuous Integration
9 49 (7.88%) E-Commerce
10 35 (5.63%) Data Analysis
11 34 (5.47%) Software Engineering
12 33 (5.31%) OO
13 32 (5.14%) Data Architecture
13 32 (5.14%) Data Analytics
14 31 (4.98%) BDD
15 29 (4.66%) Machine Learning
16 27 (4.34%) Unit Testing
17 24 (3.86%) OOP
18 23 (3.70%) UML
Programming Languages
1 299 (48.07%) Java
2 158 (25.40%) SQL
3 127 (20.42%) Python
4 91 (14.63%) Scala
5 61 (9.81%) R
6 51 (8.20%) JavaScript
6 51 (8.20%) Perl
7 47 (7.56%) Ruby
8 37 (5.95%) PHP
9 36 (5.79%) C#
10 34 (5.47%) Bash Shell
11 31 (4.98%) C++
12 26 (4.18%) C
13 17 (2.73%) Clojure
14 15 (2.41%) Shell Script
14 15 (2.41%) MATLAB
15 13 (2.09%) Groovy
16 8 (1.29%) PHP5
17 7 (1.13%) PowerShell
18 5 (0.80%) F#
Qualifications
1 70 (11.25%) Degree
2 41 (6.59%) Security Cleared
3 24 (3.86%) SC Cleared
4 21 (3.38%) PhD
5 19 (3.05%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.32%) MCT
8 1 (0.16%) MCSE
8 1 (0.16%) ISEB
8 1 (0.16%) CISSP
8 1 (0.16%) PMP
8 1 (0.16%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.16%) MBA
8 1 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.16%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.25%) QA
2 6 (0.96%) SLA
3 5 (0.80%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (5.63%) HDFS
2 15 (2.41%) Apache Flume
3 8 (1.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 6 (0.96%) Active Directory
4 6 (0.96%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (0.64%) SRDF
5 4 (0.64%) NFS
6 2 (0.32%) Varnish
6 2 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.16%) Xen
7 1 (0.16%) vSphere
7 1 (0.16%) KVM
Systems Management
1 60 (9.65%) Puppet
2 51 (8.20%) Opscode Chef
3 41 (6.59%) Oozie
4 23 (3.70%) Nagios
5 21 (3.38%) Salt
6 19 (3.05%) ZABBIX
6 19 (3.05%) Cacti
7 8 (1.29%) Ambari
8 4 (0.64%) Kibana
9 3 (0.48%) Ansible
10 2 (0.32%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.32%) Ganglia
11 1 (0.16%) Munin
11 1 (0.16%) Foglight
11 1 (0.16%) SCCM
11 1 (0.16%) SCOM
11 1 (0.16%) SCVMM
11 1 (0.16%) Data Guard
11 1 (0.16%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.16%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 124 (19.94%) Oracle
2 57 (9.16%) Tableau
3 47 (7.56%) Microsoft
4 39 (6.27%) Teradata
5 32 (5.14%) Rackspace
6 27 (4.34%) Google
7 26 (4.18%) Cloudera
7 26 (4.18%) Red Hat
8 24 (3.86%) Talend
9 23 (3.70%) Business Objects
10 18 (2.89%) JBoss
10 18 (2.89%) Netezza
11 17 (2.73%) IBM
11 17 (2.73%) Informatica
11 17 (2.73%) Omniture
12 16 (2.57%) Sybase
12 16 (2.57%) Vertica
13 12 (1.93%) MicroStrategy
14 10 (1.61%) Ab Initio
14 10 (1.61%) SAP
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