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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Hadoop
Rank 202 235 397
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +162
Contract jobs citing Hadoop 638 484 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.24% 0.93% 0.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.59% 4.27% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 337 142
Average daily rate £550 £525 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £384 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £679 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £486 £475 £550
% change year-on-year
+2.36% -13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 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
11419 11340 11451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.20% 21.90% 23.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 7676 7338 6934
Average daily rate £425 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 174 234
Average hourly rate £34.00 £30.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £15.00 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £48.25 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Hadoop within the UK over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(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 +43 605 £550 +4.76% 266
London +10 376 £550 - 172
South East +75 92 £520 +7.21% 27
City of London +3 51 £550 -4.34% 52
West Midlands +16 39 £470 +17.50% 13
Telford +5 29 £470 - 2
Yorkshire +4 29 £538 +22.71% 16
Shropshire +3 29 £470 - 2
South West +23 22 £394 -10.00% 14
East of England +12 21 £445 -11.00% 9
Berkshire +22 19 £438 -32.69% 6
West Yorkshire +4 17 £525 +19.04% 16
Leeds +2 16 £513 +16.21% 16
Buckinghamshire +26 15 £375 -17.12% 2
Surrey -1 15 £395 - 12
North West -26 15 £475 - 7
Cambridgeshire +17 12 £563 +12.50% 6
Reading +6 12 £413 -14.94% 4
South Yorkshire +3 11 £575 +43.75%
Scotland -3 11 £500 +11.11% 9
Milton Keynes +10 10 £325 -28.17% 2
Oxfordshire +2 10 £520 +4.00%
Kent +1 9 £510 +27.50% 1
Cardiff -1 9 £338 - 2
Oxford -2 9 £520 +4.00%
Wales -3 9 £338 -3.57% 2
South Wales -5 9 £338 -3.57% 2
Wiltshire - 9 £395 -
Hampshire +10 8 £440 +12.82% 2
Sheffield -4 8 £625 +56.25%

Hadoop
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 828 (60.04%) Big Data
2 647 (46.92%) Java
3 483 (35.03%) Agile Software Development
4 420 (30.46%) Apache Spark
5 406 (29.44%) Apache Hive
6 381 (27.63%) SQL
7 368 (26.69%) Python
8 346 (25.09%) Analytics
9 335 (24.29%) Linux
10 313 (22.70%) Finance
11 293 (21.25%) Scala
12 258 (18.71%) Business Intelligence
13 238 (17.26%) NoSQL
14 236 (17.11%) HBase
15 205 (14.87%) Oracle
16 201 (14.58%) MongoDB
17 200 (14.50%) Data Warehouse
18 198 (14.36%) Unix
19 196 (14.21%) Data Modelling
19 196 (14.21%) Scrum
20 192 (13.92%) JavaScript
21 185 (13.42%) TDD
21 185 (13.42%) Analytical Skills
22 177 (12.84%) ETL
23 167 (12.11%) Banking
24 166 (12.04%) MapReduce
25 165 (11.97%) Apache Pig
26 162 (11.75%) Kafka
27 160 (11.60%) Amazon AWS
28 154 (11.17%) Cloudera

Hadoop
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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
1 420 (30.46%) Apache Spark
2 165 (11.97%) Apache Pig
3 126 (9.14%) SAS
4 86 (6.24%) Apache
5 74 (5.37%) Elasticsearch
6 70 (5.08%) Node.js
7 63 (4.57%) Confluence
8 35 (2.54%) WebSphere
9 27 (1.96%) WebLogic
10 25 (1.81%) Apache Solr
11 17 (1.23%) JBoss
12 14 (1.02%) nginx
12 14 (1.02%) Tomcat
13 13 (0.94%) Oracle Coherence
13 13 (0.94%) SharePoint
14 12 (0.87%) OpenStack
15 10 (0.73%) Cloud Foundry
16 8 (0.58%) ArcGIS
17 7 (0.51%) CMS
17 7 (0.51%) Jetty
Applications
1 36 (2.61%) SPSS
2 14 (1.02%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.29%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.29%) Weka
4 3 (0.22%) CPLEX
4 3 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.073%) MS Office
6 1 (0.073%) Stata
Business Applications
1 5 (0.36%) WebTrends
2 3 (0.22%) Unica
3 2 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.073%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.073%) OpenX
4 1 (0.073%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.073%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.073%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 160 (11.60%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (4.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (2.39%) Cloud Computing
4 26 (1.89%) IaaS
5 18 (1.31%) Google Cloud Platform
6 12 (0.87%) Amazon S3
7 11 (0.80%) Google Analytics
7 11 (0.80%) PaaS
8 10 (0.73%) Amazon Kinesis
8 10 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
8 10 (0.73%) AWS Lambda
8 10 (0.73%) Google Compute Engine
9 9 (0.65%) Amazon EMR
10 5 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.29%) GitHub
11 4 (0.29%) Google App Engine
12 3 (0.22%) Heroku
12 3 (0.22%) SaaS
12 3 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.073%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (2.32%) Internet
2 21 (1.52%) DNS
2 21 (1.52%) Firewall
2 21 (1.52%) Kerberos
3 14 (1.02%) LDAP
4 9 (0.65%) HTTP
5 8 (0.58%) DSL
5 8 (0.58%) Remote Desktop
5 8 (0.58%) SAN
5 8 (0.58%) SSL
5 8 (0.58%) TCP/IP
6 7 (0.51%) SNA
7 6 (0.44%) FTP
8 5 (0.36%) SMTP
9 4 (0.29%) AMQP
9 4 (0.29%) IMAP
9 4 (0.29%) SNMP
10 3 (0.22%) OpenVPN
10 3 (0.22%) PuTTY
10 3 (0.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 828 (60.04%) Big Data
2 406 (29.44%) Apache Hive
3 238 (17.26%) NoSQL
4 236 (17.11%) HBase
5 201 (14.58%) MongoDB
6 200 (14.50%) Data Warehouse
7 134 (9.72%) Apache Cassandra
8 108 (7.83%) Impala
9 105 (7.61%) SQL Server
10 90 (6.53%) Relational Database
11 85 (6.16%) MySQL
12 73 (5.29%) Pentaho
13 71 (5.15%) Data Mining
13 71 (5.15%) DB2
14 56 (4.06%) BusinessObjects
15 51 (3.70%) Sqoop
16 49 (3.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 48 (3.48%) PostgreSQL
17 48 (3.48%) QlikView
18 42 (3.05%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 102 (7.40%) JIRA
2 73 (5.29%) Git (software)
3 54 (3.92%) Jenkins
4 39 (2.83%) Cucumber
4 39 (2.83%) Selenium
5 36 (2.61%) Maven
6 27 (1.96%) Subversion
7 25 (1.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 24 (1.74%) Geb
8 24 (1.74%) IntelliJ
8 24 (1.74%) Spock
9 23 (1.67%) JUnit
10 21 (1.52%) ClearCase
10 21 (1.52%) ClearQuest
11 19 (1.38%) Eclipse
12 17 (1.23%) Mockito
13 11 (0.80%) Hudson
13 11 (0.80%) Talend Open Studio
14 9 (0.65%) ERwin
15 8 (0.58%) TeamCity
General
1 313 (22.70%) Finance
2 167 (12.11%) Banking
3 54 (3.92%) Investment Banking
4 47 (3.41%) Retail
5 37 (2.68%) Publishing
6 26 (1.89%) Telecoms
7 25 (1.81%) Marketing
8 17 (1.23%) Front Office
9 16 (1.16%) Financial Institution
10 11 (0.80%) Games
11 10 (0.73%) Corporate Banking
12 9 (0.65%) Legal
12 9 (0.65%) Manufacturing
13 6 (0.44%) Law
13 6 (0.44%) Military
14 5 (0.36%) Advertising
15 4 (0.29%) Billing
16 3 (0.22%) Back Office
16 3 (0.22%) Electronics
16 3 (0.22%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 565 (40.97%) Developer
2 231 (16.75%) Architect
3 230 (16.68%) Java Developer
4 221 (16.03%) Hadoop Developer
5 164 (11.89%) Big Data Developer
6 112 (8.12%) Analyst
7 109 (7.90%) Data Architect
8 88 (6.38%) Scala Developer
9 83 (6.02%) Big Data Architect
10 82 (5.95%) Senior Developer
11 81 (5.87%) Hadoop Engineer
12 72 (5.22%) Administrator
13 68 (4.93%) Big Data Engineer
14 65 (4.71%) Consultant
15 60 (4.35%) Hadoop Architect
16 53 (3.84%) Apache Spark Developer
16 53 (3.84%) Data Analyst
17 52 (3.77%) Solutions Architect
18 45 (3.26%) Data Scientist
19 41 (2.97%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (11.75%) Kafka
2 108 (7.83%) RESTful
3 107 (7.76%) Spring
4 92 (6.67%) Web Services
5 89 (6.45%) AngularJS
6 76 (5.51%) HTML
7 48 (3.48%) .NET
7 48 (3.48%) J2EE
8 43 (3.12%) jQuery
9 41 (2.97%) CSS
10 39 (2.83%) Apache Avro
11 38 (2.76%) Apache Camel
12 36 (2.61%) Spring Boot
13 34 (2.47%) JSON
14 33 (2.39%) Hibernate
14 33 (2.39%) HTML5
15 32 (2.32%) REST
16 31 (2.25%) XML
17 29 (2.10%) Akka
18 28 (2.03%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 185 (13.42%) Analytical Skills
2 102 (7.40%) Computer Science
3 88 (6.38%) Visualisation
4 73 (5.29%) Algorithms
5 55 (3.99%) Data Integration
6 51 (3.70%) Statistics
7 40 (2.90%) Mathematics
8 33 (2.39%) Credit Risk
9 28 (2.03%) Data Structures
10 25 (1.81%) HACMP
11 24 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
12 23 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 21 (1.52%) Economics
13 21 (1.52%) Management Information System
14 18 (1.31%) Data Centre
15 15 (1.09%) Fixed Income
16 14 (1.02%) Market Risk
17 13 (0.94%) Public Cloud
18 12 (0.87%) Client/Server
18 12 (0.87%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 335 (24.29%) Linux
2 198 (14.36%) Unix
3 75 (5.44%) Windows
4 63 (4.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 43 (3.12%) CentOS
6 41 (2.97%) Ubuntu
7 34 (2.47%) AIX
8 10 (0.73%) Windows Server
9 7 (0.51%) Debian
9 7 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.22%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.22%) Solaris
11 2 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.073%) Android
12 1 (0.073%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.073%) Fedora
12 1 (0.073%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.073%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.073%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.073%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 483 (35.03%) Agile Software Development
2 346 (25.09%) Analytics
3 258 (18.71%) Business Intelligence
4 196 (14.21%) Data Modelling
4 196 (14.21%) Scrum
5 185 (13.42%) TDD
6 177 (12.84%) ETL
7 166 (12.04%) MapReduce
8 138 (10.01%) Open Source
9 133 (9.64%) DevOps
10 127 (9.21%) Continuous Integration
11 116 (8.41%) Machine Learning
12 112 (8.12%) Software Engineering
13 102 (7.40%) Data Analytics
14 83 (6.02%) Data Analysis
15 78 (5.66%) BDD
16 77 (5.58%) E-Commerce
17 67 (4.86%) Continuous Delivery
18 66 (4.79%) Pair Programming
19 65 (4.71%) OO
Programming Languages
1 647 (46.92%) Java
2 381 (27.63%) SQL
3 368 (26.69%) Python
4 293 (21.25%) Scala
5 192 (13.92%) JavaScript
6 131 (9.50%) R
7 85 (6.16%) Shell Script
8 83 (6.02%) Perl
9 67 (4.86%) Bash Shell
10 60 (4.35%) Ruby
11 54 (3.92%) C#
12 49 (3.55%) C++
13 37 (2.68%) C
14 36 (2.61%) PHP
15 33 (2.39%) Groovy
16 26 (1.89%) PL/SQL
16 26 (1.89%) VBA
17 24 (1.74%) T-SQL
18 15 (1.09%) PowerShell
19 13 (0.94%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 149 (10.80%) Security Cleared
2 132 (9.57%) Degree
3 77 (5.58%) SC Cleared
4 74 (5.37%) DV Cleared
5 18 (1.31%) PhD
6 12 (0.87%) SAS Certification
7 8 (0.58%) ISTQB
8 7 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (0.36%) ISEB
10 3 (0.22%) APMP
10 3 (0.22%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.15%) MCPD
11 2 (0.15%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.15%) PMP
11 2 (0.15%) Postgraduate
12 1 (0.073%) MCSD
12 1 (0.073%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (3.77%) Data Quality
2 45 (3.26%) QA
3 8 (0.58%) SLA
4 4 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.29%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.073%) Basel II
5 1 (0.073%) Basel III
System Software
1 146 (10.59%) HDFS
2 85 (6.16%) Apache Flume
3 65 (4.71%) Docker
4 18 (1.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 17 (1.23%) NFS
6 16 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (0.94%) Active Directory
8 9 (0.65%) iptables
9 8 (0.58%) GPFS
10 4 (0.29%) GridGain
10 4 (0.29%) Varnish
11 3 (0.22%) FreeRADIUS
11 3 (0.22%) Hyper-V
11 3 (0.22%) Xen
12 2 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 2 (0.15%) vCloud
12 2 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.073%) KVM
13 1 (0.073%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 85 (6.16%) Oozie
2 58 (4.21%) Opscode Chef
3 55 (3.99%) Puppet
4 39 (2.83%) Hadoop YARN
5 37 (2.68%) Mesos
6 28 (2.03%) Ansible
7 26 (1.89%) Ambari
8 23 (1.67%) Kubernetes
9 17 (1.23%) StatsD
10 16 (1.16%) Tivoli
11 12 (0.87%) Nagios
12 11 (0.80%) logstash
13 8 (0.58%) Ganglia
14 5 (0.36%) Cacti
14 5 (0.36%) FreeIPA
14 5 (0.36%) Kibana
14 5 (0.36%) SELinux
15 3 (0.22%) Control-M
16 2 (0.15%) MOM
16 2 (0.15%) OpenView
Vendors
1 205 (14.87%) Oracle
2 154 (11.17%) Cloudera
3 109 (7.90%) Tableau
4 104 (7.54%) Teradata
5 83 (6.02%) Informatica
6 78 (5.66%) Hortonworks
7 64 (4.64%) IBM
8 59 (4.28%) Red Hat
9 39 (2.83%) Splunk
10 36 (2.61%) Google
10 36 (2.61%) MapR
11 34 (2.47%) Cognos
12 33 (2.39%) SAP
13 30 (2.18%) Microsoft
14 27 (1.96%) VMware
15 26 (1.89%) HP
16 19 (1.38%) Ab Initio
16 19 (1.38%) Citrix
17 18 (1.31%) Netezza
18 17 (1.23%) MicroStrategy
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £500 - £501 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £700 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Eligo Recruitment
Rate: £385 - £425 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Surrey
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £575 per day + DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
CDI Anders Elite Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Preferred Choice
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £630 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Centrotec Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
AdRoc Group
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Coded People
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £475 to £500 p/day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Stealth IT
Rate: Unspecified £Market
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Stealth IT
Rate: Unspecified £Market
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £600 - £1000 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Eames Consulting
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: Market related
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
England
Universe Technology Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £550 - £575 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago