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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Hadoop
Rank 217 350 360
Rank change year-on-year
+133 +10
Contract jobs citing Hadoop 489 230 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.93% 0.46% 0.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.39% 2.08% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 168 147
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£525 £525 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £678 £700 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £485 £488 £338
% change year-on-year
-0.51% +44.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £36.50 - £52.50
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
11137 11048 10127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.22% 21.98% 22.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7164 6711 6070
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 £254 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 188 227
Average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £13.94 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.56%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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
(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 +117 463 £525 - 148
London +80 340 £550 +4.76% 108
City of London +24 74 £575 +9.52% 30
South East -7 44 £450 -25.00% 13
North West +5 24 £500 +29.03% 6
West Midlands +13 21 £463 - 4
Surrey +7 19 £450 -26.22% 5
Manchester +7 17 £500 - 5
Scotland +11 16 £450 +9.09% 14
East of England +16 13 £600 +41.17% 5
Edinburgh +6 11 £450 +9.09% 8
East Midlands - 10 £500 - 3
Northamptonshire - 10 £500 - 3
Oxfordshire -9 7 £313 -
Cambridgeshire - 7 £600 - 4
Oxford - 7 £313 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 5 £500 -
Canary Wharf +7 4 £725 +3.57%
Suffolk +5 4 - - 1
Ipswich +2 4 - - 1
Berkshire +1 4 £650 - 3
Yorkshire - 4 £438 - 3
West Sussex - 4 £600 - 3
West Yorkshire - 4 £438 - 2
Leeds - 4 £438 - 2
Northampton - 4 £450 - 2
Hampshire -11 3 £390 -13.33%
South West -28 3 £438 +11.11% 5
Coventry +1 2 £300 -

Hadoop
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 599 (65.11%) Big Data
2 446 (48.48%) Java
3 338 (36.74%) Agile Software Development
4 249 (27.07%) SQL
5 248 (26.96%) Apache Hive
6 234 (25.43%) Python
7 226 (24.57%) Linux
8 212 (23.04%) Analytics
9 206 (22.39%) Oracle
10 199 (21.63%) NoSQL
11 194 (21.09%) MongoDB
12 165 (17.93%) Apache Spark
13 160 (17.39%) MapReduce
13 160 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
14 158 (17.17%) Scala
15 155 (16.85%) Finance
16 140 (15.22%) Business Intelligence
17 138 (15.00%) ETL
17 138 (15.00%) HBase
18 135 (14.67%) Scrum
19 131 (14.24%) TDD
19 131 (14.24%) Banking
19 131 (14.24%) Apache Pig
20 130 (14.13%) Apache Cassandra
21 128 (13.91%) Data Modelling
22 125 (13.59%) Open Source
23 114 (12.39%) UNIX
24 107 (11.63%) HDFS
25 99 (10.76%) Apache
26 96 (10.43%) Continuous Integration

Hadoop
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
1 165 (17.93%) Apache Spark
2 131 (14.24%) Apache Pig
3 99 (10.76%) Apache
4 71 (7.72%) SAS
5 66 (7.17%) Elasticsearch
6 31 (3.37%) Node.js
7 26 (2.83%) Confluence
8 19 (2.07%) WebLogic
9 17 (1.85%) Tomcat
10 15 (1.63%) JBoss
11 13 (1.41%) Apache Solr
12 12 (1.30%) Oracle Coherence
13 9 (0.98%) Oracle Workflow
14 8 (0.87%) OpenStack
15 6 (0.65%) WebSphere
16 5 (0.54%) IIS
17 4 (0.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
18 3 (0.33%) CMS
18 3 (0.33%) SharePoint
19 2 (0.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 13 (1.41%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.09%) SPSS
3 4 (0.43%) PowerPivot
4 3 (0.33%) Weka
5 1 (0.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.43%) Magento
3 3 (0.33%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.22%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.11%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.11%) RMDS
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 63 (6.85%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (2.83%) Amazon EC2
3 22 (2.39%) Amazon EMR
4 18 (1.96%) Amazon S3
5 17 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (0.98%) PaaS
8 5 (0.54%) Amazon SQS
8 5 (0.54%) GitHub
8 5 (0.54%) SaaS
8 5 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.43%) Amazon Kinesis
9 4 (0.43%) IaaS
10 1 (0.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (3.59%) Internet
2 21 (2.28%) AMQP
3 11 (1.20%) Network Security
4 10 (1.09%) Kerberos
5 7 (0.76%) SAN
5 7 (0.76%) LAN
5 7 (0.76%) WAN
5 7 (0.76%) HTTP
5 7 (0.76%) TCP/IP
5 7 (0.76%) VPN
5 7 (0.76%) NAS
6 6 (0.65%) Firewall
6 6 (0.65%) DHCP
7 5 (0.54%) LDAP
8 4 (0.43%) SNA
8 4 (0.43%) iSCSI
8 4 (0.43%) FCoE
8 4 (0.43%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (0.43%) Multicast
9 3 (0.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 599 (65.11%) Big Data
2 248 (26.96%) Apache Hive
3 199 (21.63%) NoSQL
4 194 (21.09%) MongoDB
5 160 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
6 138 (15.00%) HBase
7 130 (14.13%) Apache Cassandra
8 87 (9.46%) SQL Server
9 57 (6.20%) Relational Database
10 53 (5.76%) MySQL
11 50 (5.43%) Sqoop
12 48 (5.22%) Impala
13 45 (4.89%) CouchDB
14 42 (4.57%) Data Mining
14 42 (4.57%) Oracle Database
15 38 (4.13%) QlikView
16 37 (4.02%) RDBMS
17 33 (3.59%) PostgreSQL
18 32 (3.48%) Redis
19 31 (3.37%) Riak
Development Applications
1 63 (6.85%) Jenkins
2 49 (5.33%) Git (software)
3 46 (5.00%) JIRA
4 43 (4.67%) Maven
5 29 (3.15%) JUnit
6 27 (2.93%) Subversion
6 27 (2.93%) Cucumber
7 23 (2.50%) Eclipse
8 22 (2.39%) Hudson
9 21 (2.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 14 (1.52%) Ant
11 13 (1.41%) Mercurial
11 13 (1.41%) Selenium
11 13 (1.41%) Gradle
11 13 (1.41%) Artifactory
12 12 (1.30%) Talend Open Studio
12 12 (1.30%) Mockito
13 8 (0.87%) TeamCity
14 6 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
15 5 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 155 (16.85%) Finance
2 131 (14.24%) Banking
3 53 (5.76%) Investment Banking
4 41 (4.46%) Retail
5 35 (3.80%) Games
6 29 (3.15%) Marketing
7 27 (2.93%) Front Office
8 21 (2.28%) Telecoms
9 16 (1.74%) Manufacturing
10 12 (1.30%) Publishing
11 11 (1.20%) Legal
12 10 (1.09%) Electronics
13 8 (0.87%) Law
14 6 (0.65%) Corporate Banking
15 5 (0.54%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.43%) Back Office
17 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 362 (39.35%) Developer
2 223 (24.24%) Architect
3 127 (13.80%) Java Developer
4 85 (9.24%) Data Architect
4 85 (9.24%) Hadoop Developer
5 64 (6.96%) Analyst
6 57 (6.20%) Big Data Developer
7 56 (6.09%) Senior Developer
8 55 (5.98%) Solutions Architect
8 55 (5.98%) Big Data Architect
9 42 (4.57%) Scala Developer
10 41 (4.46%) Data Scientist
11 40 (4.35%) Consultant
12 32 (3.48%) Data Analyst
13 27 (2.93%) Administrator
14 25 (2.72%) Data Consultant
15 22 (2.39%) Big Data Consultant
15 22 (2.39%) DevOps Engineer
16 20 (2.17%) Senior Java Developer
17 18 (1.96%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (8.91%) Web Services
2 56 (6.09%) HTML
3 47 (5.11%) J2EE
3 47 (5.11%) Kafka
4 45 (4.89%) XML
5 44 (4.78%) .NET
6 36 (3.91%) Spring
6 36 (3.91%) REST
7 31 (3.37%) JSON
7 31 (3.37%) Akka
7 31 (3.37%) Cascading
8 27 (2.93%) SOAP
9 26 (2.83%) Java EE
10 25 (2.72%) JMS
11 23 (2.50%) HTML5
11 23 (2.50%) AngularJS
11 23 (2.50%) Apache Avro
12 21 (2.28%) RESTful
13 19 (2.07%) RabbitMQ
13 19 (2.07%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 125 (13.59%) Open Source
2 80 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 72 (7.83%) Visualisation
4 57 (6.20%) Computer Science
5 52 (5.65%) Statistics
5 52 (5.65%) Algorithms
6 36 (3.91%) Data Integration
7 31 (3.37%) Mathematics
8 26 (2.83%) Credit Risk
9 25 (2.72%) Online Games
9 25 (2.72%) Derivative
10 24 (2.61%) Data Structures
11 22 (2.39%) Market Risk
12 18 (1.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 15 (1.63%) Social Media
14 13 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
14 13 (1.41%) Economics
14 13 (1.41%) Fixed Income
14 13 (1.41%) Physics
15 12 (1.30%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 226 (24.57%) Linux
2 114 (12.39%) UNIX
3 60 (6.52%) Windows
4 29 (3.15%) CentOS
5 27 (2.93%) Ubuntu
6 25 (2.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (2.17%) Debian
8 7 (0.76%) Solaris
9 3 (0.33%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.22%) CoreOS
11 1 (0.11%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 338 (36.74%) Agile Software Development
2 212 (23.04%) Analytics
3 160 (17.39%) MapReduce
4 140 (15.22%) Business Intelligence
5 138 (15.00%) ETL
6 135 (14.67%) Scrum
7 131 (14.24%) TDD
8 128 (13.91%) Data Modelling
9 96 (10.43%) Continuous Integration
10 93 (10.11%) OO
11 76 (8.26%) DevOps
12 65 (7.07%) Software Engineering
13 53 (5.76%) BDD
14 49 (5.33%) Mentoring
15 39 (4.24%) Functional Programming
16 35 (3.80%) Data Architecture
17 34 (3.70%) OOP
18 32 (3.48%) TOGAF
19 28 (3.04%) Multithreading
19 28 (3.04%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 446 (48.48%) Java
2 249 (27.07%) SQL
3 234 (25.43%) Python
4 158 (17.17%) Scala
5 81 (8.80%) R
6 75 (8.15%) JavaScript
7 67 (7.28%) Perl
7 67 (7.28%) C#
8 55 (5.98%) Bash Shell
9 51 (5.54%) PHP
9 51 (5.54%) Ruby
10 43 (4.67%) C++
11 38 (4.13%) PL/SQL
12 34 (3.70%) Shell Script
13 29 (3.15%) MATLAB
14 26 (2.83%) Clojure
15 13 (1.41%) Golang
16 12 (1.30%) T-SQL
17 11 (1.20%) VBA
18 9 (0.98%) AWK
Qualifications
1 93 (10.11%) Degree
2 50 (5.43%) Security Cleared
3 31 (3.37%) DV Cleared
4 14 (1.52%) SC Cleared
5 13 (1.41%) PhD
6 10 (1.09%) VCP4
7 8 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (0.65%) MCPD
9 4 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.43%) PMP
9 4 (0.43%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.33%) CITP
10 3 (0.33%) Chartered Engineer
11 2 (0.22%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.22%) MCT
12 1 (0.11%) Postgraduate
12 1 (0.11%) ISEB
12 1 (0.11%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (3.70%) QA
2 9 (0.98%) Dodd-Frank
3 6 (0.65%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.43%) Basel III
5 2 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 107 (11.63%) HDFS
2 56 (6.09%) Apache Flume
3 35 (3.80%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 17 (1.85%) Docker
5 12 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (0.43%) SRDF
7 4 (0.43%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.43%) NFS
7 4 (0.43%) Active Directory
7 4 (0.43%) Xen
7 4 (0.43%) KVM
8 2 (0.22%) vCloud
9 1 (0.11%) XenApp
9 1 (0.11%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 92 (10.00%) Puppet
2 59 (6.41%) Opscode Chef
3 56 (6.09%) Oozie
4 38 (4.13%) Nagios
5 35 (3.80%) Hadoop YARN
6 34 (3.70%) ZABBIX
7 31 (3.37%) Ansible
8 26 (2.83%) Salt
9 18 (1.96%) Cacti
10 17 (1.85%) Vagrant
11 14 (1.52%) Ambari
12 11 (1.20%) Mesos
13 9 (0.98%) Graphite
14 8 (0.87%) Kibana
14 8 (0.87%) logstash
15 3 (0.33%) Ganglia
15 3 (0.33%) SCOrch
16 2 (0.22%) Munin
16 2 (0.22%) OpenView
16 2 (0.22%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 206 (22.39%) Oracle
2 61 (6.63%) Tableau
3 56 (6.09%) Cloudera
4 49 (5.33%) Teradata
5 42 (4.57%) Informatica
6 38 (4.13%) Red Hat
7 36 (3.91%) Hortonworks
8 31 (3.37%) Splunk
8 31 (3.37%) Microsoft
9 26 (2.83%) Business Objects
9 26 (2.83%) SAP
10 20 (2.17%) IBM
10 20 (2.17%) Rackspace
11 19 (2.07%) Sybase
11 19 (2.07%) VMware
11 19 (2.07%) Netezza
11 19 (2.07%) Atlassian
12 17 (1.85%) HP
12 17 (1.85%) Vertica
13 15 (1.63%) MapR
Crawley, West Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
iKonnect
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Bentley Whitaker
Rate: From £375 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Harris Global
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £375.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Annapurna
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: Up to £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Gold Group
Rate: £450 - £600 per day + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago