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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Hadoop
Rank 207 319 382
Rank change year-on-year
+112 +63
Contract jobs citing Hadoop 644 337 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.10% 0.61% 0.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.86% 2.82% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 237 192
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£525 £550 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £683 £750 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £375 £410
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -8.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £41.78 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.78 - £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
13241 11948 11657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.61% 21.48% 22.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 8690 7380 7206
Average daily rate £401 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 179 204
Average hourly rate £32.75 £30.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.16% -1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.47 £13.04 £16.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.45 £67.00 £50.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.69%

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 28 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Hadoop within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Hadoop Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 August 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 +103 619 £550 - 257
London +80 435 £575 +4.54% 164
City of London +42 105 £600 +20.00% 38
South East +29 73 £425 -18.26% 28
East of England +27 38 £475 +49.60% 17
Yorkshire - 27 £500 - 7
West Yorkshire - 22 £500 - 5
Leeds - 22 £500 - 5
Surrey +6 19 £413 -20.67% 8
Cambridgeshire +3 18 £435 +16.00% 11
North West -23 16 £544 -5.43% 11
South West -5 14 £429 -4.72% 13
Berkshire - 14 £408 - 7
Hampshire -3 13 £400 +68.42% 1
Buckinghamshire - 12 £425 - 2
Milton Keynes - 11 £325 - 2
Suffolk - 11 £425 - 1
Wales -3 10 £350 +22.80%
South Wales -8 10 £350 +22.80%
West Sussex - 10 £431 -
Croydon - 10 £525 - 1
Cardiff -11 9 £350 +22.80%
Oxfordshire -16 9 £520 -16.80% 2
Ipswich - 9 £425 - 1
Gloucestershire +3 7 £438 -2.77% 11
Manchester -13 7 £475 -17.39% 10
Oxford -15 6 £520 -16.80% 1
Canary Wharf - 6 £550 -
Midlands +7 5 £500 -
West Midlands -9 5 £450 -10.00% 12

Hadoop
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 685 (59.77%) Big Data
2 575 (50.17%) Java
3 443 (38.66%) Agile Software Development
4 272 (23.73%) Apache Spark
5 271 (23.65%) Linux
6 270 (23.56%) Apache Hive
7 266 (23.21%) SQL
8 244 (21.29%) Python
9 238 (20.77%) Oracle
10 233 (20.33%) Finance
11 217 (18.94%) TDD
12 215 (18.76%) Scala
13 200 (17.45%) MongoDB
14 194 (16.93%) Analytics
14 194 (16.93%) Banking
15 184 (16.06%) Data Warehouse
16 183 (15.97%) HBase
17 178 (15.53%) MapReduce
18 172 (15.01%) NoSQL
19 166 (14.49%) JavaScript
20 155 (13.53%) Amazon AWS
21 154 (13.44%) Apache Cassandra
21 154 (13.44%) Scrum
22 151 (13.18%) Apache Pig
23 147 (12.83%) Business Intelligence
24 141 (12.30%) R
24 141 (12.30%) Data Modelling
25 140 (12.22%) UNIX
26 131 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
27 128 (11.17%) Analytical Skills

Hadoop
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 272 (23.73%) Apache Spark
2 151 (13.18%) Apache Pig
3 124 (10.82%) Apache
4 82 (7.16%) Node.js
5 81 (7.07%) SAS
6 60 (5.24%) Elasticsearch
7 51 (4.45%) Confluence
8 48 (4.19%) Tomcat
8 48 (4.19%) Apache Solr
9 28 (2.44%) WebSphere
10 26 (2.27%) Oracle Coherence
11 14 (1.22%) nginx
11 14 (1.22%) WebLogic
11 14 (1.22%) OpenStack
12 13 (1.13%) Mule
13 12 (1.05%) IIS
13 12 (1.05%) JBoss
14 11 (0.96%) CMS
15 9 (0.79%) Mule ESB
16 8 (0.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 25 (2.18%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.31%) SPSS
3 5 (0.44%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.35%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.17%) MS Office
7 1 (0.087%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.087%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.087%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 8 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.52%) RMDS
2 6 (0.52%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 3 (0.26%) WebTrends
3 3 (0.26%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (0.17%) Unica
5 1 (0.087%) Magento
5 1 (0.087%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 155 (13.53%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (5.85%) Cloud Computing
3 60 (5.24%) IaaS
4 23 (2.01%) Microsoft Azure
5 16 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
6 14 (1.22%) Amazon EMR
7 11 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
8 9 (0.79%) GitHub
9 8 (0.70%) Amazon Kinesis
10 5 (0.44%) PaaS
11 4 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 3 (0.26%) Google Analytics
12 3 (0.26%) Google Compute Engine
13 2 (0.17%) IBM Blueworks
14 1 (0.087%) AWS CloudFormation
14 1 (0.087%) Google Apps
14 1 (0.087%) SaaS
14 1 (0.087%) Amazon S3
14 1 (0.087%) Google App Engine
14 1 (0.087%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 37 (3.23%) Internet
2 25 (2.18%) SAN
3 16 (1.40%) Firewall
3 16 (1.40%) LDAP
4 15 (1.31%) DNS
5 14 (1.22%) HTTP
6 13 (1.13%) Kerberos
6 13 (1.13%) LAN
6 13 (1.13%) WAN
7 12 (1.05%) NAS
7 12 (1.05%) Fibre Channel
8 11 (0.96%) SSL
9 9 (0.79%) AMQP
10 8 (0.70%) SMTP
10 8 (0.70%) TCP/IP
10 8 (0.70%) VPN
11 6 (0.52%) VLAN
11 6 (0.52%) iSCSI
11 6 (0.52%) FCoE
11 6 (0.52%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 685 (59.77%) Big Data
2 270 (23.56%) Apache Hive
3 200 (17.45%) MongoDB
4 184 (16.06%) Data Warehouse
5 183 (15.97%) HBase
6 172 (15.01%) NoSQL
7 154 (13.44%) Apache Cassandra
8 112 (9.77%) SQL Server
9 109 (9.51%) Impala
10 59 (5.15%) Relational Database
11 58 (5.06%) MySQL
12 46 (4.01%) Data Mining
13 44 (3.84%) QlikView
14 39 (3.40%) Oracle Database
15 37 (3.23%) Redis
16 36 (3.14%) Sqoop
17 33 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
17 33 (2.88%) RDBMS
17 33 (2.88%) BusinessObjects
18 28 (2.44%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 86 (7.50%) Git (software)
2 82 (7.16%) JIRA
3 59 (5.15%) Cucumber
4 50 (4.36%) Jenkins
5 39 (3.40%) Subversion
6 38 (3.32%) IntelliJ
7 33 (2.88%) Spock
7 33 (2.88%) Geb
8 32 (2.79%) Selenium
9 31 (2.71%) Maven
10 26 (2.27%) JUnit
11 19 (1.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 18 (1.57%) Mockito
13 17 (1.48%) Gradle
14 16 (1.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 15 (1.31%) Eclipse
16 13 (1.13%) Mercurial
17 12 (1.05%) TeamCity
17 12 (1.05%) Ant
18 9 (0.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 233 (20.33%) Finance
2 194 (16.93%) Banking
3 69 (6.02%) Investment Banking
4 43 (3.75%) Telecoms
5 28 (2.44%) Retail
6 23 (2.01%) Games
7 20 (1.75%) Manufacturing
8 19 (1.66%) Marketing
9 16 (1.40%) Publishing
10 11 (0.96%) Front Office
11 8 (0.70%) Electronics
12 7 (0.61%) Legal
13 4 (0.35%) Law
13 4 (0.35%) Advertising
14 2 (0.17%) Military
14 2 (0.17%) Automotive
14 2 (0.17%) Private Banking
14 2 (0.17%) French Language
14 2 (0.17%) Spanish Language
15 1 (0.087%) German Language
Job Titles
1 467 (40.75%) Developer
2 228 (19.90%) Architect
3 184 (16.06%) Java Developer
4 142 (12.39%) Hadoop Developer
5 85 (7.42%) Senior Developer
6 76 (6.63%) Analyst
7 75 (6.54%) Technical Architect
8 59 (5.15%) Data Architect
9 51 (4.45%) Administrator
10 46 (4.01%) Solutions Architect
10 46 (4.01%) Data Scientist
11 45 (3.93%) Big Data Developer
12 43 (3.75%) Consultant
13 37 (3.23%) Data Analyst
13 37 (3.23%) Digital Architect
14 35 (3.05%) Big Data Architect
15 34 (2.97%) Scala Developer
16 33 (2.88%) Senior Java Developer
17 32 (2.79%) DevOps Engineer
18 27 (2.36%) Digital Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (9.77%) Spring
2 90 (7.85%) RESTful
3 77 (6.72%) HTML
3 77 (6.72%) Kafka
4 73 (6.37%) AngularJS
5 72 (6.28%) Web Services
6 62 (5.41%) .NET
7 56 (4.89%) J2EE
8 54 (4.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 53 (4.62%) HTML5
10 45 (3.93%) Apache Camel
11 40 (3.49%) JSON
12 39 (3.40%) jQuery
12 39 (3.40%) Akka
13 38 (3.32%) JAX-RS
13 38 (3.32%) Hibernate
14 37 (3.23%) REST
15 36 (3.14%) Grails
16 35 (3.05%) XML
17 33 (2.88%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 128 (11.17%) Analytical Skills
2 95 (8.29%) Visualisation
3 51 (4.45%) Credit Risk
4 47 (4.10%) Data Integration
5 43 (3.75%) Statistics
6 32 (2.79%) Algorithms
7 30 (2.62%) Market Risk
8 29 (2.53%) Computer Science
9 26 (2.27%) User Experience
10 19 (1.66%) Mathematics
11 18 (1.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 17 (1.48%) Data Structures
12 17 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
13 15 (1.31%) Replication
14 11 (0.96%) Derivative
14 11 (0.96%) Oracle Exalytics
15 10 (0.87%) Management Information System
16 9 (0.79%) Reference Data
17 8 (0.70%) Client/Server
17 8 (0.70%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 271 (23.65%) Linux
2 140 (12.22%) UNIX
3 62 (5.41%) Windows
4 55 (4.80%) CentOS
5 41 (3.58%) Ubuntu
6 32 (2.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (1.05%) Solaris
8 10 (0.87%) AIX
9 6 (0.52%) Data ONTAP
10 5 (0.44%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.35%) Debian
12 3 (0.26%) SUSE
13 2 (0.17%) zOS
13 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.17%) Android
14 1 (0.087%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.087%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 443 (38.66%) Agile Software Development
2 217 (18.94%) TDD
3 194 (16.93%) Analytics
4 178 (15.53%) MapReduce
5 154 (13.44%) Scrum
6 147 (12.83%) Business Intelligence
7 141 (12.30%) Data Modelling
8 131 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
9 122 (10.65%) Open Source
10 107 (9.34%) ETL
11 104 (9.08%) DevOps
12 80 (6.98%) BDD
13 75 (6.54%) Machine Learning
14 69 (6.02%) E-Commerce
15 68 (5.93%) OO
16 63 (5.50%) Software Engineering
17 61 (5.32%) Data Management
18 54 (4.71%) Data Analysis
19 53 (4.62%) Multithreading
20 52 (4.54%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 575 (50.17%) Java
2 266 (23.21%) SQL
3 244 (21.29%) Python
4 215 (18.76%) Scala
5 166 (14.49%) JavaScript
6 141 (12.30%) R
7 56 (4.89%) Ruby
7 56 (4.89%) C#
8 55 (4.80%) Perl
9 51 (4.45%) Groovy
10 50 (4.36%) C++
11 45 (3.93%) Bash Shell
12 40 (3.49%) Shell Script
13 33 (2.88%) T-SQL
14 29 (2.53%) C
15 27 (2.36%) PHP
16 19 (1.66%) PL/SQL
17 13 (1.13%) MATLAB
18 11 (0.96%) PowerShell
19 10 (0.87%) VBA
Qualifications
1 100 (8.73%) Security Cleared
2 54 (4.71%) Degree
3 50 (4.36%) SC Cleared
4 34 (2.97%) DV Cleared
5 11 (0.96%) PhD
6 6 (0.52%) IBM Certification
7 3 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.17%) MCPD
8 2 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.087%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.087%) MCT
9 1 (0.087%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.087%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.087%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (2.44%) Data Quality
2 19 (1.66%) QA
3 11 (0.96%) SLA
4 8 (0.70%) Dodd-Frank
5 5 (0.44%) Basel II
6 4 (0.35%) Basel III
7 3 (0.26%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.17%) COBIT
8 2 (0.17%) Solvency II
System Software
1 127 (11.08%) HDFS
2 57 (4.97%) Apache Flume
3 46 (4.01%) Docker
4 31 (2.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 20 (1.75%) NFS
6 17 (1.48%) Active Directory
6 17 (1.48%) Hyper-V
7 15 (1.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 12 (1.05%) SRDF
9 9 (0.79%) KVM
9 9 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
10 6 (0.52%) Xen
10 6 (0.52%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 5 (0.44%) XenApp
11 5 (0.44%) XenDesktop
12 4 (0.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 3 (0.26%) vSphere
13 3 (0.26%) Varnish
13 3 (0.26%) FreeRADIUS
14 1 (0.087%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 103 (8.99%) Opscode Chef
2 64 (5.58%) Puppet
3 54 (4.71%) StatsD
4 50 (4.36%) Oozie
5 29 (2.53%) Ansible
6 27 (2.36%) Mesos
7 20 (1.75%) Hadoop YARN
8 12 (1.05%) Graphite
8 12 (1.05%) Rundeck
8 12 (1.05%) Nagios
9 11 (0.96%) Opsview
10 10 (0.87%) Vagrant
11 9 (0.79%) Ambari
12 6 (0.52%) NetBackup
12 6 (0.52%) logstash
12 6 (0.52%) Salt
12 6 (0.52%) EMC VPLEX
12 6 (0.52%) SnapMirror
12 6 (0.52%) SnapVault
12 6 (0.52%) Apache Shiro
Vendors
1 238 (20.77%) Oracle
2 104 (9.08%) Cloudera
3 94 (8.20%) Tableau
4 93 (8.12%) Teradata
5 60 (5.24%) Citrix
6 52 (4.54%) Apigee
6 52 (4.54%) Mashery
7 41 (3.58%) IBM
8 39 (3.40%) VMware
9 37 (3.23%) Informatica
10 29 (2.53%) Netezza
10 29 (2.53%) Splunk
11 27 (2.36%) Red Hat
11 27 (2.36%) Microsoft
12 24 (2.09%) SAP
12 24 (2.09%) Ab Initio
13 23 (2.01%) Cognos
14 22 (1.92%) Cisco
14 22 (1.92%) HP
15 21 (1.83%) Hortonworks
UK
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Consult Solutions
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £480 - £520 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £440.00 - £480.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £480.00 - £520.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicestershire
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £520 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Scotland
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £495.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
London
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago