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 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Hadoop
Rank 226 376 378
Rank change year-on-year
+150 +2
Contract jobs citing Hadoop 465 191 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.92% 0.39% 0.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.36% 1.77% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 141 118
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£525 £550 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £388 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £671 £700 £541
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £550 £338
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +62.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 - -

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
10664 10771 10427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.01% 22.13% 22.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 6955 6616 6331
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 £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 215 241
Average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £13.69 £17.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £46.23 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+24.07% -10.00%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015. 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 +129 451 £525 -4.54% 160
London +121 358 £550 - 98
City of London +46 83 £575 - 19
South East -12 30 £475 -20.83% 13
North West +8 20 £475 -13.63% 9
Oxfordshire -5 18 £500 - 1
East of England +16 17 £450 +20.00% 12
Manchester +6 15 £475 - 7
Oxford - 14 £500 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 9 £500 - 6
Yorkshire +6 6 £441 - 6
East Midlands - 6 £525 - 3
Northamptonshire - 6 £525 - 2
West Midlands - 6 £300 - 8
Scotland - 6 £390 - 9
West Yorkshire +1 5 £441 - 5
Leeds 0 5 £441 - 5
Surrey -9 5 - - 5
South West -31 5 £344 - 10
Suffolk - 4 - - 3
Hertfordshire - 4 £330 - 3
Coventry - 4 £300 -
Ipswich - 4 - - 3
Edinburgh - 3 £390 - 5
Berkshire - 3 £650 - 3
Cheshire - 3 - - 1
Westminster - 3 £550 -
Staines -9 2 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £405 -
Hampshire - 2 £370 - 2

Hadoop
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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.

1 570 (68.84%) Big Data
2 372 (44.93%) Java
3 278 (33.57%) Agile Software Development
4 234 (28.26%) Apache Hive
5 231 (27.90%) SQL
6 203 (24.52%) Linux
6 203 (24.52%) NoSQL
7 192 (23.19%) Python
8 186 (22.46%) MongoDB
9 179 (21.62%) Oracle
10 178 (21.50%) Analytics
11 159 (19.20%) Data Warehouse
12 153 (18.48%) Scala
13 151 (18.24%) Apache Spark
14 142 (17.15%) Business Intelligence
15 141 (17.03%) MapReduce
16 137 (16.55%) Finance
17 133 (16.06%) Apache Cassandra
18 128 (15.46%) HBase
19 124 (14.98%) TDD
20 122 (14.73%) ETL
21 121 (14.61%) Banking
22 111 (13.41%) Apache Pig
23 110 (13.29%) Data Modelling
24 106 (12.80%) UNIX
25 103 (12.44%) Open Source
26 92 (11.11%) Apache
27 90 (10.87%) Scrum
27 90 (10.87%) HDFS
28 87 (10.51%) Degree

Hadoop
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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
1 151 (18.24%) Apache Spark
2 111 (13.41%) Apache Pig
3 92 (11.11%) Apache
4 64 (7.73%) Elasticsearch
5 54 (6.52%) SAS
6 29 (3.50%) Node.js
7 19 (2.29%) Tomcat
8 16 (1.93%) JBoss
9 13 (1.57%) WebLogic
10 12 (1.45%) Oracle Coherence
11 10 (1.21%) Apache Solr
12 8 (0.97%) Confluence
13 7 (0.85%) OpenStack
13 7 (0.85%) WebSphere
14 5 (0.60%) IIS
15 4 (0.48%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 3 (0.36%) SharePoint
16 3 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
16 3 (0.36%) nginx
16 3 (0.36%) Drupal
Applications
1 14 (1.69%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.57%) SPSS
3 5 (0.60%) PowerPivot
4 2 (0.24%) MS Project
4 2 (0.24%) MS Office
5 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.12%) Weka
Business Applications
1 9 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.48%) Magento
3 2 (0.24%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.12%) osCommerce
4 1 (0.12%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.12%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.12%) RMDS
4 1 (0.12%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 65 (7.85%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (3.02%) Amazon EC2
3 18 (2.17%) Amazon S3
3 18 (2.17%) Amazon EMR
4 14 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (1.09%) PaaS
7 5 (0.60%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (0.60%) GitHub
7 5 (0.60%) IaaS
8 4 (0.48%) SaaS
9 1 (0.12%) Office 365
9 1 (0.12%) Heroku
9 1 (0.12%) IBM SmartCloud
9 1 (0.12%) AWS Data Pipeline
9 1 (0.12%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.02%) Internet
2 13 (1.57%) AMQP
3 11 (1.33%) SAN
4 10 (1.21%) WAN
5 9 (1.09%) LAN
5 9 (1.09%) Kerberos
6 8 (0.97%) TCP/IP
6 8 (0.97%) VPN
6 8 (0.97%) DHCP
6 8 (0.97%) LDAP
7 7 (0.85%) Firewall
7 7 (0.85%) NAS
8 6 (0.72%) Network Security
8 6 (0.72%) Fibre Channel
8 6 (0.72%) HTTP
9 4 (0.48%) SNMP
9 4 (0.48%) Multicast
9 4 (0.48%) FCoE
9 4 (0.48%) iSCSI
10 3 (0.36%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 570 (68.84%) Big Data
2 234 (28.26%) Apache Hive
3 203 (24.52%) NoSQL
4 186 (22.46%) MongoDB
5 159 (19.20%) Data Warehouse
6 133 (16.06%) Apache Cassandra
7 128 (15.46%) HBase
8 86 (10.39%) SQL Server
9 66 (7.97%) Relational Database
10 58 (7.00%) MySQL
11 46 (5.56%) Sqoop
12 44 (5.31%) Riak
13 43 (5.19%) RDBMS
14 42 (5.07%) CouchDB
15 40 (4.83%) Couchbase
16 39 (4.71%) Oracle Database
17 37 (4.47%) DB2
18 36 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 35 (4.23%) Redis
20 33 (3.99%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 51 (6.16%) Jenkins
2 45 (5.43%) Maven
3 37 (4.47%) Git (software)
4 24 (2.90%) JUnit
5 22 (2.66%) Hudson
6 21 (2.54%) Cucumber
6 21 (2.54%) Subversion
7 19 (2.29%) JIRA
8 14 (1.69%) Artifactory
9 13 (1.57%) Mockito
10 12 (1.45%) Eclipse
11 11 (1.33%) Ant
12 10 (1.21%) Selenium
12 10 (1.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 9 (1.09%) Gradle
13 9 (1.09%) TeamCity
13 9 (1.09%) Mercurial
14 7 (0.85%) Talend Open Studio
15 5 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
16 4 (0.48%) RSpec
General
1 137 (16.55%) Finance
2 121 (14.61%) Banking
3 51 (6.16%) Investment Banking
4 31 (3.74%) Marketing
5 29 (3.50%) Games
5 29 (3.50%) Retail
6 25 (3.02%) Front Office
7 22 (2.66%) Telecoms
8 15 (1.81%) Manufacturing
9 11 (1.33%) Publishing
9 11 (1.33%) Legal
10 9 (1.09%) Electronics
11 8 (0.97%) Law
12 5 (0.60%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.36%) Back Office
14 2 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.12%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 318 (38.41%) Developer
2 226 (27.29%) Architect
3 106 (12.80%) Java Developer
4 83 (10.02%) Data Architect
5 60 (7.25%) Hadoop Developer
6 59 (7.13%) Solutions Architect
7 57 (6.88%) Big Data Developer
8 53 (6.40%) Senior Developer
9 48 (5.80%) Analyst
9 48 (5.80%) Big Data Architect
10 42 (5.07%) Scala Developer
11 34 (4.11%) Data Scientist
12 31 (3.74%) Consultant
13 27 (3.26%) Enterprise Architect
14 22 (2.66%) Data Consultant
15 21 (2.54%) Administrator
15 21 (2.54%) DevOps Engineer
16 20 (2.42%) Big Data Consultant
16 20 (2.42%) Data Analyst
17 19 (2.29%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (9.42%) Web Services
2 59 (7.13%) HTML
3 48 (5.80%) .NET
4 42 (5.07%) XML
5 40 (4.83%) Spring
6 39 (4.71%) J2EE
7 37 (4.47%) Kafka
8 32 (3.86%) REST
9 30 (3.62%) HTML5
10 29 (3.50%) Cascading
11 25 (3.02%) Akka
12 23 (2.78%) JSON
13 22 (2.66%) Java EE
13 22 (2.66%) AngularJS
14 20 (2.42%) LAMP
15 19 (2.29%) Hibernate
16 18 (2.17%) SOAP
16 18 (2.17%) RabbitMQ
17 17 (2.05%) JMS
18 16 (1.93%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 103 (12.44%) Open Source
2 79 (9.54%) Visualisation
3 76 (9.18%) Analytical Skills
4 63 (7.61%) Computer Science
5 60 (7.25%) Algorithms
6 48 (5.80%) Statistics
7 29 (3.50%) Data Structures
7 29 (3.50%) Data Integration
8 26 (3.14%) Credit Risk
9 24 (2.90%) Mathematics
10 23 (2.78%) Derivative
11 22 (2.66%) Online Games
12 20 (2.42%) Market Risk
13 15 (1.81%) Economics
13 15 (1.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 13 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
15 11 (1.33%) Applied Mathematics
16 10 (1.21%) Clustering
16 10 (1.21%) Equities
16 10 (1.21%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 203 (24.52%) Linux
2 106 (12.80%) UNIX
3 46 (5.56%) Windows
4 28 (3.38%) CentOS
5 26 (3.14%) Ubuntu
6 20 (2.42%) Debian
7 18 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.48%) Solaris
9 3 (0.36%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.24%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.24%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.24%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.24%) CoreOS
11 1 (0.12%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.12%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (33.57%) Agile Software Development
2 178 (21.50%) Analytics
3 142 (17.15%) Business Intelligence
4 141 (17.03%) MapReduce
5 124 (14.98%) TDD
6 122 (14.73%) ETL
7 110 (13.29%) Data Modelling
8 90 (10.87%) Scrum
9 81 (9.78%) Continuous Integration
10 76 (9.18%) OO
11 68 (8.21%) DevOps
12 55 (6.64%) Software Engineering
13 52 (6.28%) BDD
14 44 (5.31%) Mentoring
15 34 (4.11%) Data Architecture
16 33 (3.99%) Functional Programming
17 32 (3.86%) TOGAF
18 31 (3.74%) OOP
19 29 (3.50%) Performance Tuning
20 27 (3.26%) Big Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 372 (44.93%) Java
2 231 (27.90%) SQL
3 192 (23.19%) Python
4 153 (18.48%) Scala
5 61 (7.37%) Perl
5 61 (7.37%) C#
6 59 (7.13%) JavaScript
7 56 (6.76%) R
8 52 (6.28%) Bash Shell
9 51 (6.16%) C++
10 49 (5.92%) Ruby
11 48 (5.80%) PHP
12 30 (3.62%) Shell Script
13 29 (3.50%) PL/SQL
14 21 (2.54%) Clojure
15 17 (2.05%) MATLAB
16 14 (1.69%) Golang
17 13 (1.57%) C
18 10 (1.21%) T-SQL
18 10 (1.21%) AWK
Qualifications
1 87 (10.51%) Degree
2 28 (3.38%) Security Cleared
3 17 (2.05%) DV Cleared
4 9 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (0.97%) PhD
6 7 (0.85%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.48%) CITP
7 4 (0.48%) Chartered Engineer
7 4 (0.48%) MCT
7 4 (0.48%) MCPD
7 4 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.36%) PMP
8 3 (0.36%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.24%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.12%) CIPD
10 1 (0.12%) ISEB
10 1 (0.12%) MCSD
10 1 (0.12%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.12%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.50%) QA
2 9 (1.09%) Dodd-Frank
3 5 (0.60%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.48%) Basel III
5 2 (0.24%) SLA
System Software
1 90 (10.87%) HDFS
2 58 (7.00%) Apache Flume
3 43 (5.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 15 (1.81%) Oracle RAC
5 13 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (1.33%) Docker
7 5 (0.60%) Active Directory
8 4 (0.48%) Xen
8 4 (0.48%) SRDF
8 4 (0.48%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.48%) NFS
8 4 (0.48%) KVM
9 3 (0.36%) vCloud
10 2 (0.24%) GPFS
11 1 (0.12%) GridGain
11 1 (0.12%) XenApp
11 1 (0.12%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 76 (9.18%) Puppet
2 64 (7.73%) Oozie
3 59 (7.13%) Opscode Chef
4 37 (4.47%) Nagios
5 35 (4.23%) ZABBIX
6 31 (3.74%) Hadoop YARN
7 28 (3.38%) Ansible
8 24 (2.90%) Ambari
9 23 (2.78%) Salt
10 18 (2.17%) Cacti
11 12 (1.45%) Vagrant
12 11 (1.33%) Mesos
13 9 (1.09%) Kibana
13 9 (1.09%) logstash
14 5 (0.60%) Graphite
14 5 (0.60%) Ganglia
15 3 (0.36%) yum
16 2 (0.24%) Munin
16 2 (0.24%) OpenView
16 2 (0.24%) SCCM
Vendors
1 179 (21.62%) Oracle
2 55 (6.64%) Tableau
3 52 (6.28%) Teradata
4 43 (5.19%) Microsoft
4 43 (5.19%) Hortonworks
5 42 (5.07%) Cloudera
6 40 (4.83%) Informatica
7 33 (3.99%) Red Hat
8 32 (3.86%) Netezza
9 26 (3.14%) Sybase
10 25 (3.02%) Splunk
11 24 (2.90%) MapR
12 22 (2.66%) SAP
13 21 (2.54%) Rackspace
14 20 (2.42%) VMware
15 19 (2.29%) IBM
15 19 (2.29%) Business Objects
16 13 (1.57%) Vertica
17 12 (1.45%) HP
17 12 (1.45%) Atlassian
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