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 June 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Hadoop
Rank 231 296 416
Rank change year-on-year
+65 +120
Contract jobs citing Hadoop 509 354 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.91% 0.66% 0.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.03% 3.09% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 213 124
Average daily rate
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£525 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £282 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £668 £643 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £370
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +14.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £26.00 £32.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 - -

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
12619 11470 10394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.50% 21.30% 21.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 8286 7179 6220
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 178 227
Average hourly rate £27.78 £30.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.50 £17.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00

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 29 June 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 29 June 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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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 +47 488 £525 - 259
London +31 293 £550 +4.76% 171
City of London +38 103 £550 +3.52% 44
South East +11 73 £438 +3.79% 24
East of England +17 40 £450 -10.00% 8
North West +1 29 £550 +10.00% 18
Cambridgeshire +2 26 £450 - 4
Yorkshire 0 26 £475 - 12
West Yorkshire +5 22 £475 - 11
Surrey +2 22 £456 -12.25% 12
Leeds -4 20 £475 - 10
Buckinghamshire - 20 £325 -
Cheshire +7 19 £625 +47.05% 1
Warrington +13 16 £650 +52.94%
East Midlands +2 15 £475 - 1
Milton Keynes - 13 £325 -
South West -4 12 £425 -22.72% 13
Hampshire 0 11 £425 -11.27% 2
Berkshire +8 10 £444 +22.41% 6
Lincolnshire 0 9 - -
West Sussex - 9 £425 - 2
Suffolk - 8 £450 -
Guildford +6 7 £510 - 9
Cardiff +2 7 £350 +22.80% 1
Wales -2 7 £350 +22.80% 1
South Wales -4 7 £350 +22.80% 1
Northamptonshire +7 6 £475 -
Reading +3 5 £413 +19.56% 2
West Midlands -7 5 £310 -38.00% 9
Manchester -13 5 £425 -26.08% 15

Hadoop
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 589 (59.56%) Big Data
2 506 (51.16%) Java
3 396 (40.04%) Agile Software Development
4 234 (23.66%) Linux
4 234 (23.66%) Python
5 225 (22.75%) SQL
6 224 (22.65%) Oracle
7 221 (22.35%) Apache Hive
8 211 (21.33%) MongoDB
9 199 (20.12%) Analytics
10 179 (18.10%) Finance
11 178 (18.00%) Apache Spark
12 174 (17.59%) TDD
13 161 (16.28%) Data Warehouse
14 159 (16.08%) NoSQL
15 158 (15.98%) Scala
16 153 (15.47%) Apache Cassandra
17 152 (15.37%) R
17 152 (15.37%) Scrum
18 144 (14.56%) MapReduce
19 142 (14.36%) HBase
19 142 (14.36%) JavaScript
20 136 (13.75%) Apache Pig
21 135 (13.65%) Amazon AWS
22 134 (13.55%) Banking
23 121 (12.23%) Business Intelligence
24 115 (11.63%) Data Modelling
25 113 (11.43%) HDFS
26 111 (11.22%) Open Source
27 108 (10.92%) UNIX

Hadoop
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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
1 178 (18.00%) Apache Spark
2 136 (13.75%) Apache Pig
3 107 (10.82%) Apache
4 84 (8.49%) SAS
5 62 (6.27%) Node.js
6 59 (5.97%) Elasticsearch
7 47 (4.75%) Confluence
8 39 (3.94%) Tomcat
9 32 (3.24%) Apache Solr
10 21 (2.12%) Oracle Coherence
11 19 (1.92%) WebSphere
11 19 (1.92%) WebLogic
12 15 (1.52%) IIS
13 11 (1.11%) JBoss
13 11 (1.11%) Oracle Workflow
14 9 (0.91%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 9 (0.91%) OpenStack
15 8 (0.81%) Mule ESB
15 8 (0.81%) Mule
16 6 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 23 (2.33%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.62%) SPSS
3 4 (0.40%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.20%) Weka
4 2 (0.20%) MS Office
5 1 (0.10%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.10%) Open Workbench
5 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.10%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.71%) RMDS
3 5 (0.51%) Magento
3 5 (0.51%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (0.10%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.10%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 135 (13.65%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (6.47%) Cloud Computing
3 53 (5.36%) IaaS
4 19 (1.92%) Amazon EMR
5 14 (1.42%) Amazon Kinesis
6 12 (1.21%) Amazon EC2
6 12 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (0.71%) PaaS
8 5 (0.51%) SaaS
8 5 (0.51%) GitHub
9 3 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.30%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.30%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.20%) IBM Blueworks
10 2 (0.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.10%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 53 (5.36%) Internet
2 23 (2.33%) AMQP
3 21 (2.12%) SAN
4 15 (1.52%) LAN
4 15 (1.52%) WAN
5 14 (1.42%) HTTP
6 12 (1.21%) Firewall
7 10 (1.01%) Fibre Channel
7 10 (1.01%) NAS
8 9 (0.91%) DNS
9 8 (0.81%) Multicast
9 8 (0.81%) FCoE
9 8 (0.81%) iSCSI
9 8 (0.81%) LDAP
10 7 (0.71%) Network Security
10 7 (0.71%) Kerberos
10 7 (0.71%) TCP/IP
11 5 (0.51%) VPN
11 5 (0.51%) SMTP
11 5 (0.51%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 589 (59.56%) Big Data
2 221 (22.35%) Apache Hive
3 211 (21.33%) MongoDB
4 161 (16.28%) Data Warehouse
5 159 (16.08%) NoSQL
6 153 (15.47%) Apache Cassandra
7 142 (14.36%) HBase
8 101 (10.21%) SQL Server
9 73 (7.38%) Impala
10 55 (5.56%) Data Mining
11 48 (4.85%) Sqoop
12 39 (3.94%) Relational Database
12 39 (3.94%) MySQL
13 38 (3.84%) Oracle Database
14 37 (3.74%) PostgreSQL
15 35 (3.54%) QlikView
15 35 (3.54%) Redis
16 26 (2.63%) RDBMS
17 18 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 18 (1.82%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 71 (7.18%) JIRA
1 71 (7.18%) Git (software)
2 52 (5.26%) Jenkins
3 42 (4.25%) Cucumber
4 37 (3.74%) JUnit
5 31 (3.13%) Subversion
6 30 (3.03%) Eclipse
7 28 (2.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 20 (2.02%) Maven
8 20 (2.02%) Selenium
9 19 (1.92%) Ant
10 18 (1.82%) Gradle
11 17 (1.72%) Mockito
11 17 (1.72%) Mercurial
12 16 (1.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 12 (1.21%) IntelliJ
14 10 (1.01%) Talend Open Studio
14 10 (1.01%) SoapUI
14 10 (1.01%) LoadUI
14 10 (1.01%) Spock
General
1 179 (18.10%) Finance
2 134 (13.55%) Banking
3 40 (4.04%) Telecoms
4 38 (3.84%) Investment Banking
5 35 (3.54%) Retail
6 23 (2.33%) Games
6 23 (2.33%) Marketing
7 14 (1.42%) Manufacturing
8 12 (1.21%) Front Office
9 10 (1.01%) Electronics
10 6 (0.61%) Publishing
10 6 (0.61%) Corporate Banking
11 4 (0.40%) Legal
11 4 (0.40%) Back Office
12 3 (0.30%) Advertising
13 2 (0.20%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.20%) French Language
14 1 (0.10%) German Language
14 1 (0.10%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.10%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 388 (39.23%) Developer
2 212 (21.44%) Architect
3 158 (15.98%) Java Developer
4 125 (12.64%) Hadoop Developer
5 72 (7.28%) Senior Developer
6 71 (7.18%) Analyst
7 63 (6.37%) Technical Architect
8 61 (6.17%) Data Architect
9 46 (4.65%) Data Scientist
10 44 (4.45%) Administrator
11 43 (4.35%) Consultant
12 42 (4.25%) Solutions Architect
13 41 (4.15%) Data Analyst
14 40 (4.04%) Big Data Architect
15 35 (3.54%) Scala Developer
16 32 (3.24%) Big Data Developer
17 30 (3.03%) Project Manager
18 27 (2.73%) DevOps Engineer
18 27 (2.73%) Hadoop Administrator
19 26 (2.63%) Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (7.58%) Web Services
2 68 (6.88%) Spring
3 62 (6.27%) RESTful
4 57 (5.76%) HTML
5 56 (5.66%) AngularJS
6 51 (5.16%) .NET
7 50 (5.06%) Kafka
8 47 (4.75%) J2EE
9 43 (4.35%) JSON
10 42 (4.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 38 (3.84%) XML
12 33 (3.34%) HTML5
13 32 (3.24%) SOAP
14 29 (2.93%) JMS
14 29 (2.93%) REST
15 28 (2.83%) Java EE
16 24 (2.43%) CSS
17 23 (2.33%) Hibernate
17 23 (2.33%) jQuery
18 22 (2.22%) Cascading
Miscellaneous
1 97 (9.81%) Visualisation
2 96 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (4.65%) Statistics
4 36 (3.64%) Data Integration
5 27 (2.73%) Credit Risk
6 25 (2.53%) Market Risk
7 21 (2.12%) Algorithms
8 20 (2.02%) Mathematics
9 18 (1.82%) Computer Science
10 17 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 17 (1.72%) User Experience
11 16 (1.62%) Replication
12 13 (1.31%) Derivative
12 13 (1.31%) Social Media
13 12 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
13 12 (1.21%) Client/Server
14 11 (1.11%) Physics
15 10 (1.01%) DTV
15 10 (1.01%) Fixed Income
16 9 (0.91%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 234 (23.66%) Linux
2 108 (10.92%) UNIX
3 85 (8.59%) Windows
4 42 (4.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 35 (3.54%) CentOS
6 20 (2.02%) Ubuntu
7 17 (1.72%) Solaris
8 4 (0.40%) Debian
8 4 (0.40%) AIX
9 2 (0.20%) zOS
9 2 (0.20%) SUSE
9 2 (0.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.20%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 396 (40.04%) Agile Software Development
2 199 (20.12%) Analytics
3 174 (17.59%) TDD
4 152 (15.37%) Scrum
5 144 (14.56%) MapReduce
6 121 (12.23%) Business Intelligence
7 115 (11.63%) Data Modelling
8 111 (11.22%) Open Source
9 105 (10.62%) ETL
10 96 (9.71%) Continuous Integration
11 72 (7.28%) OO
12 69 (6.98%) Machine Learning
13 67 (6.77%) DevOps
14 62 (6.27%) SDLC
15 61 (6.17%) Software Engineering
15 61 (6.17%) BDD
16 55 (5.56%) Data Management
17 46 (4.65%) E-Commerce
17 46 (4.65%) Data Architecture
18 42 (4.25%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 506 (51.16%) Java
2 234 (23.66%) Python
3 225 (22.75%) SQL
4 158 (15.98%) Scala
5 152 (15.37%) R
6 142 (14.36%) JavaScript
7 59 (5.97%) C#
8 53 (5.36%) Perl
9 49 (4.95%) Shell Script
10 46 (4.65%) Ruby
11 36 (3.64%) C++
12 35 (3.54%) Bash Shell
13 32 (3.24%) PHP
14 29 (2.93%) MATLAB
15 24 (2.43%) C
16 20 (2.02%) PL/SQL
17 15 (1.52%) Groovy
18 13 (1.31%) T-SQL
19 12 (1.21%) VBA
20 11 (1.11%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 88 (8.90%) Security Cleared
2 52 (5.26%) Degree
3 47 (4.75%) DV Cleared
4 30 (3.03%) SC Cleared
5 16 (1.62%) PhD
6 5 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.51%) MCPD
7 3 (0.30%) PMP
7 3 (0.30%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.20%) IBM Certification
8 2 (0.20%) MCT
8 2 (0.20%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.10%) SAS Certification
9 1 (0.10%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (2.22%) QA
2 21 (2.12%) Data Quality
3 10 (1.01%) Dodd-Frank
4 8 (0.81%) SLA
5 4 (0.40%) Basel III
6 3 (0.30%) Basel II
7 2 (0.20%) Solvency II
System Software
1 113 (11.43%) HDFS
2 53 (5.36%) Apache Flume
3 35 (3.54%) Docker
4 27 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
5 19 (1.92%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 14 (1.42%) Hyper-V
7 12 (1.21%) Active Directory
8 11 (1.11%) Oracle RAC
8 11 (1.11%) KVM
9 10 (1.01%) SRDF
9 10 (1.01%) NFS
10 8 (0.81%) Xen
11 5 (0.51%) XenApp
11 5 (0.51%) XenDesktop
12 4 (0.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 3 (0.30%) vSphere
14 2 (0.20%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 1 (0.10%) vCloud
15 1 (0.10%) GridGain
15 1 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 87 (8.80%) Opscode Chef
2 82 (8.29%) Puppet
3 48 (4.85%) StatsD
4 47 (4.75%) Oozie
5 25 (2.53%) Ansible
6 24 (2.43%) Nagios
6 24 (2.43%) Hadoop YARN
7 18 (1.82%) Graphite
8 16 (1.62%) Vagrant
9 14 (1.42%) ZABBIX
10 13 (1.31%) Mesos
11 12 (1.21%) Salt
12 10 (1.01%) Rundeck
13 9 (0.91%) Opsview
14 6 (0.61%) Apache Shiro
15 5 (0.51%) Cacti
15 5 (0.51%) Zenoss
15 5 (0.51%) Ambari
16 3 (0.30%) SCOrch
17 2 (0.20%) logstash
Vendors
1 224 (22.65%) Oracle
2 89 (9.00%) Tableau
3 82 (8.29%) Cloudera
4 79 (7.99%) Teradata
5 54 (5.46%) Citrix
6 46 (4.65%) Apigee
6 46 (4.65%) Mashery
7 40 (4.04%) Informatica
8 37 (3.74%) VMware
8 37 (3.74%) Splunk
9 33 (3.34%) Red Hat
9 33 (3.34%) IBM
10 27 (2.73%) Business Objects
10 27 (2.73%) Atlassian
11 25 (2.53%) HP
12 23 (2.33%) SAP
13 21 (2.12%) Cisco
14 20 (2.02%) Microsoft
15 19 (1.92%) Ab Initio
16 17 (1.72%) Hortonworks
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