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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Hadoop
Rank 217 342 408
Rank change year-on-year
+125 +66
Contract jobs citing Hadoop 549 279 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.98% 0.49% 0.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.55% 2.28% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 190 130
Average daily rate
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£525 £499 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +10.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £333 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £607 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £425 £383
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +11.11%
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
12078 12215 10565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.61% 21.67% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 7817 7646 6449
Average daily rate £400 £388 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £263 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 196 206
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.90 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +25.00%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +120 506 £545 +9.00% 211
London +74 330 £550 +10.00% 155
City of London +41 80 £575 +21.05% 38
South East +9 54 £450 -4.05% 18
North West +27 53 £638 +64.51% 20
Cheshire +28 36 £650 +52.94% 3
Scotland +27 27 £400 -3.03% 2
Edinburgh +16 22 £400 -3.03% 2
West Midlands +2 21 £463 - 2
Surrey +11 19 £450 -17.05% 3
East of England +27 15 £513 +17.14% 4
Yorkshire - 12 £363 - 2
Berkshire +11 10 £650 +88.40% 7
South West +5 10 £545 -0.90% 5
Manchester 0 10 £500 - 14
West Yorkshire - 10 £410 - 1
Somerset +7 9 £545 - 1
West Sussex - 8 £488 - 3
Leeds - 8 £500 - 1
East Midlands +9 7 £450 - 5
Northamptonshire -4 7 £450 - 2
Hampshire -6 6 £390 -15.76%
Buckinghamshire - 6 £500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 6 - -
Wales - 6 £350 - 1
Cambridgeshire +3 5 £525 - 4
Reading +7 4 £449 +30.07% 6
Suffolk +7 4 - -
Ipswich +7 4 - -
Northampton -4 4 £475 - 2

Hadoop
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 675 (64.97%) Big Data
2 530 (51.01%) Java
3 394 (37.92%) Agile Software Development
4 280 (26.95%) Apache Hive
5 275 (26.47%) Python
6 264 (25.41%) SQL
7 260 (25.02%) Oracle
8 250 (24.06%) MongoDB
9 238 (22.91%) Linux
10 223 (21.46%) Analytics
11 210 (20.21%) Data Warehouse
12 206 (19.83%) NoSQL
13 199 (19.15%) Apache Spark
14 187 (18.00%) Scala
15 184 (17.71%) Finance
16 182 (17.52%) MapReduce
17 172 (16.55%) Apache Cassandra
18 165 (15.88%) Amazon AWS
19 160 (15.40%) HBase
20 155 (14.92%) Apache Pig
21 154 (14.82%) Banking
22 153 (14.73%) R
23 147 (14.15%) Scrum
24 144 (13.86%) TDD
25 138 (13.28%) ETL
26 132 (12.70%) Data Modelling
27 128 (12.32%) UNIX
28 126 (12.13%) JavaScript
28 126 (12.13%) Open Source
28 126 (12.13%) HDFS

Hadoop
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
1 199 (19.15%) Apache Spark
2 155 (14.92%) Apache Pig
3 116 (11.16%) Apache
4 77 (7.41%) SAS
5 71 (6.83%) Elasticsearch
6 69 (6.64%) Node.js
7 33 (3.18%) Tomcat
8 30 (2.89%) Confluence
9 24 (2.31%) Apache Solr
10 19 (1.83%) JBoss
11 18 (1.73%) WebLogic
12 17 (1.64%) Oracle Coherence
13 13 (1.25%) WebSphere
14 9 (0.87%) Oracle Workflow
14 9 (0.87%) IIS
15 8 (0.77%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 8 (0.77%) OpenStack
16 5 (0.48%) nginx
17 4 (0.38%) CMS
17 4 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (1.06%) MS Excel
1 11 (1.06%) SPSS
2 4 (0.38%) PowerPivot
3 2 (0.19%) Weka
4 1 (0.096%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.096%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.48%) RMDS
3 4 (0.38%) Magento
4 3 (0.29%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.096%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.096%) Unica
5 1 (0.096%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.096%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 165 (15.88%) Amazon AWS
2 63 (6.06%) Cloud Computing
3 48 (4.62%) IaaS
4 32 (3.08%) Amazon EMR
5 27 (2.60%) Amazon EC2
6 16 (1.54%) Amazon S3
7 13 (1.25%) Amazon Kinesis
8 12 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
9 11 (1.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 8 (0.77%) PaaS
11 5 (0.48%) Amazon SQS
11 5 (0.48%) SaaS
11 5 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
12 4 (0.38%) GitHub
13 3 (0.29%) Office 365
14 2 (0.19%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 45 (4.33%) Internet
2 22 (2.12%) AMQP
3 13 (1.25%) HTTP
4 11 (1.06%) Kerberos
4 11 (1.06%) TCP/IP
5 10 (0.96%) LAN
5 10 (0.96%) WAN
5 10 (0.96%) SAN
5 10 (0.96%) Network Security
6 9 (0.87%) Firewall
7 8 (0.77%) NAS
8 7 (0.67%) LDAP
8 7 (0.67%) iSCSI
8 7 (0.67%) VPN
8 7 (0.67%) FCoE
8 7 (0.67%) Fibre Channel
8 7 (0.67%) Multicast
9 5 (0.48%) DHCP
10 4 (0.38%) SNA
10 4 (0.38%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 675 (64.97%) Big Data
2 280 (26.95%) Apache Hive
3 250 (24.06%) MongoDB
4 210 (20.21%) Data Warehouse
5 206 (19.83%) NoSQL
6 172 (16.55%) Apache Cassandra
7 160 (15.40%) HBase
8 93 (8.95%) SQL Server
9 70 (6.74%) Impala
10 62 (5.97%) Relational Database
11 56 (5.39%) Sqoop
12 52 (5.00%) Data Mining
12 52 (5.00%) MySQL
13 45 (4.33%) RDBMS
14 44 (4.23%) PostgreSQL
15 41 (3.95%) Oracle Database
16 40 (3.85%) CouchDB
17 38 (3.66%) Redis
18 37 (3.56%) QlikView
19 28 (2.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 65 (6.26%) Jenkins
2 58 (5.58%) Git (software)
3 47 (4.52%) JIRA
4 45 (4.33%) Maven
5 33 (3.18%) Cucumber
6 32 (3.08%) JUnit
7 31 (2.98%) Subversion
8 26 (2.50%) Eclipse
9 23 (2.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 18 (1.73%) Ant
11 17 (1.64%) Artifactory
12 16 (1.54%) Gradle
12 16 (1.54%) Mercurial
13 15 (1.44%) Mockito
13 15 (1.44%) Hudson
14 14 (1.35%) Talend Open Studio
15 13 (1.25%) Selenium
16 9 (0.87%) TeamCity
17 6 (0.58%) WebDriver
17 6 (0.58%) TestNG
General
1 184 (17.71%) Finance
2 154 (14.82%) Banking
3 51 (4.91%) Investment Banking
4 42 (4.04%) Retail
5 39 (3.75%) Games
6 31 (2.98%) Telecoms
7 26 (2.50%) Front Office
8 25 (2.41%) Marketing
9 17 (1.64%) Manufacturing
10 14 (1.35%) Legal
11 10 (0.96%) Publishing
12 8 (0.77%) Electronics
12 8 (0.77%) Law
13 7 (0.67%) Corporate Banking
14 5 (0.48%) Back Office
14 5 (0.48%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.096%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.096%) Billing
15 1 (0.096%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.096%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 427 (41.10%) Developer
2 240 (23.10%) Architect
3 153 (14.73%) Java Developer
4 122 (11.74%) Hadoop Developer
5 86 (8.28%) Data Architect
6 70 (6.74%) Senior Developer
7 61 (5.87%) Big Data Developer
8 57 (5.49%) Big Data Architect
8 57 (5.49%) Solutions Architect
8 57 (5.49%) Analyst
9 51 (4.91%) Data Scientist
10 49 (4.72%) Scala Developer
10 49 (4.72%) Technical Architect
11 45 (4.33%) Consultant
12 30 (2.89%) Administrator
13 27 (2.60%) DevOps Engineer
13 27 (2.60%) Data Consultant
14 26 (2.50%) Senior Architect
14 26 (2.50%) Digital Architect
14 26 (2.50%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (9.14%) Web Services
2 63 (6.06%) Kafka
3 61 (5.87%) .NET
4 58 (5.58%) J2EE
5 55 (5.29%) AngularJS
6 52 (5.00%) HTML
7 46 (4.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 44 (4.23%) XML
8 44 (4.23%) Spring
9 37 (3.56%) RESTful
10 36 (3.46%) REST
11 32 (3.08%) Akka
11 32 (3.08%) Cascading
11 32 (3.08%) JSON
12 30 (2.89%) Java EE
12 30 (2.89%) SOAP
13 28 (2.69%) JMS
14 25 (2.41%) HTML5
15 24 (2.31%) RabbitMQ
16 23 (2.21%) Apache Avro
Miscellaneous
1 126 (12.13%) Open Source
2 102 (9.82%) Visualisation
3 88 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
4 61 (5.87%) Statistics
5 43 (4.14%) Computer Science
5 43 (4.14%) Algorithms
6 39 (3.75%) Data Integration
7 29 (2.79%) Mathematics
8 28 (2.69%) Credit Risk
9 27 (2.60%) Market Risk
10 25 (2.41%) Derivative
10 25 (2.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 23 (2.21%) Online Games
12 21 (2.02%) Data Structures
13 18 (1.73%) Fixed Income
14 16 (1.54%) Replication
14 16 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
15 15 (1.44%) Social Media
15 15 (1.44%) Physics
16 14 (1.35%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 238 (22.91%) Linux
2 128 (12.32%) UNIX
3 66 (6.35%) Windows
4 31 (2.98%) Ubuntu
5 30 (2.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 29 (2.79%) CentOS
7 13 (1.25%) Solaris
7 13 (1.25%) Debian
8 2 (0.19%) AIX
8 2 (0.19%) zOS
8 2 (0.19%) SUSE
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (0.19%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.19%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.096%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 394 (37.92%) Agile Software Development
2 223 (21.46%) Analytics
3 182 (17.52%) MapReduce
4 147 (14.15%) Scrum
5 144 (13.86%) TDD
6 138 (13.28%) ETL
7 132 (12.70%) Data Modelling
8 117 (11.26%) Business Intelligence
9 95 (9.14%) Continuous Integration
10 90 (8.66%) OO
11 78 (7.51%) Machine Learning
12 76 (7.31%) DevOps
13 69 (6.64%) Software Engineering
14 61 (5.87%) BDD
15 52 (5.00%) Data Architecture
15 52 (5.00%) Mentoring
16 42 (4.04%) Data Management
17 33 (3.18%) Stakeholder Management
17 33 (3.18%) Multithreading
17 33 (3.18%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 530 (51.01%) Java
2 275 (26.47%) Python
3 264 (25.41%) SQL
4 187 (18.00%) Scala
5 153 (14.73%) R
6 126 (12.13%) JavaScript
7 68 (6.54%) C#
8 58 (5.58%) Perl
9 47 (4.52%) C++
9 47 (4.52%) Ruby
10 43 (4.14%) Bash Shell
11 39 (3.75%) PL/SQL
12 37 (3.56%) PHP
13 35 (3.37%) Shell Script
14 34 (3.27%) MATLAB
15 20 (1.92%) Clojure
16 16 (1.54%) VBA
17 13 (1.25%) T-SQL
18 12 (1.15%) Golang
19 8 (0.77%) C
Qualifications
1 83 (7.99%) Degree
2 65 (6.26%) Security Cleared
3 33 (3.18%) DV Cleared
4 21 (2.02%) SC Cleared
5 15 (1.44%) PhD
6 7 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.48%) MCPD
8 4 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.38%) PMP
8 4 (0.38%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.19%) MCT
9 2 (0.19%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.096%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.096%) ISEB
10 1 (0.096%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (3.18%) QA
2 13 (1.25%) Data Quality
3 12 (1.15%) Dodd-Frank
4 4 (0.38%) Basel III
5 3 (0.29%) SLA
System Software
1 126 (12.13%) HDFS
2 68 (6.54%) Apache Flume
3 29 (2.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 20 (1.92%) Docker
5 14 (1.35%) Oracle RAC
5 14 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (0.77%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.67%) SRDF
7 7 (0.67%) NFS
7 7 (0.67%) Xen
7 7 (0.67%) KVM
8 6 (0.58%) Active Directory
9 3 (0.29%) vCloud
10 1 (0.096%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 93 (8.95%) Opscode Chef
2 85 (8.18%) Puppet
3 57 (5.49%) Oozie
4 45 (4.33%) StatsD
5 39 (3.75%) Hadoop YARN
6 35 (3.37%) Nagios
7 33 (3.18%) Ansible
8 32 (3.08%) ZABBIX
9 20 (1.92%) Salt
10 18 (1.73%) Vagrant
11 12 (1.15%) Cacti
11 12 (1.15%) Graphite
12 11 (1.06%) Mesos
13 9 (0.87%) Ambari
14 5 (0.48%) Kibana
14 5 (0.48%) logstash
15 3 (0.29%) SCOrch
15 3 (0.29%) Ganglia
16 2 (0.19%) Munin
16 2 (0.19%) OpenView
Vendors
1 260 (25.02%) Oracle
2 99 (9.53%) Tableau
3 90 (8.66%) Teradata
4 66 (6.35%) Cloudera
5 45 (4.33%) Citrix
6 43 (4.14%) Apigee
6 43 (4.14%) Mashery
7 35 (3.37%) Red Hat
8 34 (3.27%) Informatica
9 29 (2.79%) Microsoft
10 25 (2.41%) IBM
10 25 (2.41%) VMware
10 25 (2.41%) Splunk
11 23 (2.21%) Business Objects
12 22 (2.12%) Atlassian
13 21 (2.02%) Sybase
13 21 (2.02%) Hortonworks
14 20 (1.92%) Vertica
14 20 (1.92%) SAP
15 14 (1.35%) HP
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