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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Hadoop
Rank 311 376 461
Rank change year-on-year
+65 +85
Contract jobs citing Hadoop 340 215 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.60% 0.41% 0.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.83% 1.86% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 192 85
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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 £300 £375 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £650 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.53% +9.33%
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
12018 11544 12124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.25% 21.91% 20.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 7443 7141 7010
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 £265 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 199 306
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.00 £27.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +12.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +65 327 £550 +15.78% 129
London +69 256 £550 +10.00% 80
City of London +18 63 £500 - 35
South East +2 25 £520 +60.00% 17
West Midlands +1 14 £500 -
East of England - 13 £318 - 16
Surrey +5 10 £520 +197.14% 9
South West -28 9 £450 - 4
Wales - 9 £285 - 1
South Wales - 9 £285 - 1
Cardiff - 9 £285 - 1
North West -7 8 £575 +37.31% 9
Hampshire - 8 £238 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 8 £375 - 12
Cambridge - 6 £375 - 11
Hertfordshire - 5 £270 - 3
Birmingham - 4 £475 -
Docklands, London +14 3 £675 +55.17%
Bristol - 3 - - 2
Oxfordshire - 2 £625 - 2
Manchester -12 1 £575 +37.31% 4
Gloucestershire -21 1 £450 - 1
Liverpool - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £350 - 5
East Midlands - 1 - - 2
Merseyside - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 £625 - 2
Cheltenham - 1 £450 - 1
Chester - - - -
Cwmbran - - - -

Hadoop
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 403 (63.87%) Big Data
2 287 (45.48%) Java
3 195 (30.90%) NoSQL
4 183 (29.00%) Analytics
5 166 (26.31%) SQL
6 164 (25.99%) Apache Hive
6 164 (25.99%) Apache Cassandra
7 158 (25.04%) MongoDB
8 126 (19.97%) Linux
9 123 (19.49%) Python
10 120 (19.02%) Oracle
11 116 (18.38%) MapReduce
12 111 (17.59%) Apache Pig
13 110 (17.43%) Data Warehouse
14 108 (17.12%) Business Intelligence
15 99 (15.69%) HBase
15 99 (15.69%) Scala
16 81 (12.84%) Agile Software Development
17 79 (12.52%) Finance
17 79 (12.52%) SQL Server
17 79 (12.52%) MySQL
18 77 (12.20%) ETL
19 76 (12.04%) TDD
20 72 (11.41%) Open Source
21 71 (11.25%) Spring
22 68 (10.78%) SAS
23 65 (10.30%) Degree
23 65 (10.30%) Visualisation
24 63 (9.98%) Data Modelling
25 61 (9.67%) Oozie

Hadoop
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 111 (17.59%) Apache Pig
2 68 (10.78%) SAS
3 55 (8.72%) Apache
4 46 (7.29%) Elasticsearch
5 16 (2.54%) Tomcat
6 15 (2.38%) WebSphere
7 14 (2.22%) Node.js
7 14 (2.22%) Confluence
8 12 (1.90%) Apache Solr
9 10 (1.58%) MQSeries
10 9 (1.43%) WebLogic
11 7 (1.11%) Adobe CQ
11 7 (1.11%) Escenic
11 7 (1.11%) Oracle Coherence
11 7 (1.11%) CMS
12 6 (0.95%) IIS
13 4 (0.63%) SharePoint
13 4 (0.63%) Drupal
13 4 (0.63%) Cloud Foundry
13 4 (0.63%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 27 (4.28%) MS Excel
2 18 (2.85%) SPSS
3 5 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (0.79%) Mathematica
4 3 (0.48%) MS Office
5 2 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.32%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.16%) Weka
6 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (2.54%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.48%) RMDS
2 3 (0.48%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.16%) Zen Cart
4 1 (0.16%) SiteCatalyst
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.16%) osCommerce
4 1 (0.16%) Magento
4 1 (0.16%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 41 (6.50%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (4.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (2.54%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (2.06%) SaaS
5 11 (1.74%) PaaS
6 8 (1.27%) GitHub
7 7 (1.11%) Amazon EMR
7 7 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.95%) IaaS
9 4 (0.63%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.32%) Heroku
10 2 (0.32%) IBM SmartCloud
11 1 (0.16%) AWS Data Pipeline
11 1 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.54%) Internet
2 12 (1.90%) SAN
3 9 (1.43%) WAN
4 8 (1.27%) SNMP
5 7 (1.11%) HTTP
5 7 (1.11%) LAN
6 6 (0.95%) DNS
6 6 (0.95%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (0.79%) LDAP
8 4 (0.63%) Firewall
8 4 (0.63%) SSL
8 4 (0.63%) Kerberos
8 4 (0.63%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.63%) OpenLDAP
9 3 (0.48%) Multicast
9 3 (0.48%) FCoE
9 3 (0.48%) NAS
9 3 (0.48%) VPN
9 3 (0.48%) DHCP
9 3 (0.48%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 403 (63.87%) Big Data
2 195 (30.90%) NoSQL
3 164 (25.99%) Apache Hive
3 164 (25.99%) Apache Cassandra
4 158 (25.04%) MongoDB
5 110 (17.43%) Data Warehouse
6 99 (15.69%) HBase
7 79 (12.52%) SQL Server
7 79 (12.52%) MySQL
8 61 (9.67%) Relational Database
9 45 (7.13%) DB2
10 42 (6.66%) Couchbase
11 41 (6.50%) Data Mining
11 41 (6.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 38 (6.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 37 (5.86%) Riak
14 30 (4.75%) CouchDB
15 28 (4.44%) RDBMS
15 28 (4.44%) Sqoop
15 28 (4.44%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 34 (5.39%) Jenkins
2 28 (4.44%) JIRA
3 26 (4.12%) Maven
4 25 (3.96%) Hudson
5 24 (3.80%) Git (software)
6 20 (3.17%) Talend Open Studio
7 15 (2.38%) JUnit
8 14 (2.22%) Cucumber
9 13 (2.06%) Mockito
10 12 (1.90%) Eclipse
11 11 (1.74%) TeamCity
12 10 (1.58%) Selenium
13 9 (1.43%) Subversion
14 6 (0.95%) PHPUnit
15 5 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
16 4 (0.63%) Ant
16 4 (0.63%) ClearCase
17 3 (0.48%) Apache Ivy
17 3 (0.48%) MSBuild
17 3 (0.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 79 (12.52%) Finance
2 52 (8.24%) Banking
3 39 (6.18%) Marketing
4 26 (4.12%) Investment Banking
5 21 (3.33%) Retail
6 10 (1.58%) Games
6 10 (1.58%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.27%) Advertising
8 6 (0.95%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.79%) Publishing
10 3 (0.48%) Front Office
10 3 (0.48%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.32%) Back Office
11 2 (0.32%) Electronics
11 2 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.16%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.16%) Legal
Job Titles
1 272 (43.11%) Developer
2 153 (24.25%) Architect
3 102 (16.16%) Java Developer
4 56 (8.87%) Data Architect
5 52 (8.24%) Hadoop Developer
6 50 (7.92%) Senior Developer
7 47 (7.45%) Analyst
8 31 (4.91%) Data Scientist
9 30 (4.75%) Big Data Developer
10 27 (4.28%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 25 (3.96%) Big Data Architect
12 24 (3.80%) Lead Architect
13 23 (3.65%) Scala Developer
14 21 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
14 21 (3.33%) Data Analyst
14 21 (3.33%) Senior Java Developer
14 21 (3.33%) Enterprise Architect
15 20 (3.17%) Consultant
16 16 (2.54%) Data Consultant
16 16 (2.54%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (11.25%) Spring
2 56 (8.87%) Web Services
3 53 (8.40%) Kafka
4 49 (7.77%) XML
5 43 (6.81%) HTML
6 42 (6.66%) Cascading
7 39 (6.18%) Hibernate
8 37 (5.86%) .NET
9 29 (4.60%) LAMP
10 26 (4.12%) CSS
11 25 (3.96%) jQuery
12 23 (3.65%) J2EE
13 22 (3.49%) RabbitMQ
13 22 (3.49%) HTML5
13 22 (3.49%) Middleware
14 20 (3.17%) RESTful
15 19 (3.01%) JSON
16 16 (2.54%) XSD
17 15 (2.38%) SOAP
18 14 (2.22%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 72 (11.41%) Open Source
2 65 (10.30%) Visualisation
3 37 (5.86%) Computer Science
4 30 (4.75%) Statistics
5 26 (4.12%) Mathematics
6 22 (3.49%) Data Integration
7 7 (1.11%) Clustering
8 6 (0.95%) Economics
8 6 (0.95%) Social Network
8 6 (0.95%) Mobile App
8 6 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (0.79%) Derivative
9 5 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (0.79%) Grid Computing
10 4 (0.63%) Fixed Income
10 4 (0.63%) Replication
10 4 (0.63%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.63%) Taxonomies
10 4 (0.63%) Credit Risk
10 4 (0.63%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 126 (19.97%) Linux
2 40 (6.34%) UNIX
3 25 (3.96%) Windows
4 24 (3.80%) CentOS
5 20 (3.17%) Debian
6 8 (1.27%) Android
7 7 (1.11%) Apple iOS
8 6 (0.95%) Ubuntu
8 6 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.48%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.48%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.48%) Solaris
11 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.16%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (29.00%) Analytics
2 116 (18.38%) MapReduce
3 108 (17.12%) Business Intelligence
4 81 (12.84%) Agile Software Development
5 77 (12.20%) ETL
6 76 (12.04%) TDD
7 63 (9.98%) Data Modelling
8 58 (9.19%) Scrum
9 53 (8.40%) E-Commerce
10 49 (7.77%) DevOps
11 45 (7.13%) Continuous Integration
12 36 (5.71%) BDD
13 34 (5.39%) OO
14 33 (5.23%) Data Architecture
15 29 (4.60%) Data Analysis
15 29 (4.60%) Unit Testing
16 28 (4.44%) Software Engineering
17 26 (4.12%) Data Analytics
18 24 (3.80%) Pair Programming
18 24 (3.80%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 287 (45.48%) Java
2 166 (26.31%) SQL
3 123 (19.49%) Python
4 99 (15.69%) Scala
5 53 (8.40%) JavaScript
6 51 (8.08%) R
7 48 (7.61%) Perl
8 38 (6.02%) Bash Shell
9 37 (5.86%) Ruby
10 36 (5.71%) C#
10 36 (5.71%) PHP
11 33 (5.23%) C++
12 30 (4.75%) C
13 16 (2.54%) Shell Script
14 15 (2.38%) Clojure
15 12 (1.90%) MATLAB
15 12 (1.90%) Groovy
16 8 (1.27%) PHP5
17 7 (1.11%) PowerShell
18 6 (0.95%) AWK
Qualifications
1 65 (10.30%) Degree
2 35 (5.55%) Security Cleared
3 22 (3.49%) SC Cleared
4 16 (2.54%) DV Cleared
5 15 (2.38%) PhD
6 7 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.63%) MCT
8 2 (0.32%) MCSE
8 2 (0.32%) PMP
8 2 (0.32%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.16%) APMP
9 1 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.16%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (0.16%) CITP
9 1 (0.16%) CISSP
9 1 (0.16%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.22%) QA
2 4 (0.63%) SLA
3 3 (0.48%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 44 (6.97%) HDFS
2 27 (4.28%) Apache Flume
3 19 (3.01%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 10 (1.58%) Oracle RAC
5 8 (1.27%) Active Directory
6 4 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (0.48%) SRDF
7 3 (0.48%) NFS
8 2 (0.32%) Xen
8 2 (0.32%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.32%) Varnish
8 2 (0.32%) GPFS
8 2 (0.32%) KVM
9 1 (0.16%) Docker
9 1 (0.16%) vCloud
9 1 (0.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 61 (9.67%) Oozie
2 47 (7.45%) Puppet
3 44 (6.97%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (3.49%) Salt
5 20 (3.17%) Nagios
6 19 (3.01%) ZABBIX
6 19 (3.01%) Ambari
7 18 (2.85%) Cacti
8 5 (0.79%) Kibana
8 5 (0.79%) Ansible
9 3 (0.48%) SCOrch
9 3 (0.48%) SCCM
9 3 (0.48%) SCOM
9 3 (0.48%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.32%) Foglight
10 2 (0.32%) Ganglia
10 2 (0.32%) YUM
10 2 (0.32%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.32%) Chukwa
11 1 (0.16%) logstash
Vendors
1 120 (19.02%) Oracle
2 60 (9.51%) Tableau
3 54 (8.56%) Microsoft
4 46 (7.29%) Teradata
5 31 (4.91%) Google
6 28 (4.44%) Red Hat
7 27 (4.28%) Rackspace
8 26 (4.12%) Netezza
9 25 (3.96%) Cloudera
10 23 (3.65%) Informatica
11 21 (3.33%) Sybase
11 21 (3.33%) Hortonworks
12 20 (3.17%) Talend
12 20 (3.17%) Business Objects
13 19 (3.01%) JBoss
14 18 (2.85%) IBM
15 17 (2.69%) Omniture
16 16 (2.54%) MapR
17 14 (2.22%) Vertica
18 9 (1.43%) HP
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Hertfordshire
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day
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