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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Hadoop
Rank 225 398 402
Rank change year-on-year
+173 +4
Contract jobs citing Hadoop 519 187 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.94% 0.36% 0.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.49% 1.59% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 142 116
Average daily rate
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£525 £500 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £363 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £475 £375
% change year-on-year
- +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £36.50 - £17.50
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
11571 11749 11016
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.97% 22.77% 22.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7713 7225 6675
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 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 267 274
Average hourly rate £33.50 £28.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.64% -8.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £14.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £46.10 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.19%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 +155 506 £525 +5.00% 142
London +135 392 £525 +5.00% 93
City of London +68 100 £525 +16.66% 36
South East +12 41 £500 - 6
Oxfordshire - 33 £500 - 1
Oxford - 24 £525 -
East of England +3 21 £450 +20.00% 11
North West +6 19 £475 -9.52% 11
Manchester +4 14 £475 - 6
Cambridgeshire - 13 £500 - 6
West Midlands -6 10 £438 +75.00% 2
South West -18 9 £400 +16.36% 5
Yorkshire -5 7 £438 +75.20% 7
Leeds -2 6 £441 +33.63% 6
West Yorkshire -7 6 £441 +76.40% 7
Hertfordshire - 6 £333 - 2
Cambridge - 5 £563 - 4
Scotland - 5 £360 - 1
Berkshire +5 4 - - 1
Cheshire - 4 - - 5
Northamptonshire - 4 £525 - 4
East Midlands - 4 £525 - 6
Wales - 4 £350 -
South Wales - 4 £350 -
Cardiff - 4 £350 -
Surrey -6 3 - - 4
Warrington - 3 - -
Coventry - 3 £300 -
Bristol - 3 £425 - 3
Edinburgh - 3 £390 - 1

Hadoop
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 572 (69.33%) Big Data
2 362 (43.88%) Java
3 265 (32.12%) Agile Software Development
4 237 (28.73%) SQL
5 227 (27.52%) Apache Hive
6 221 (26.79%) NoSQL
7 202 (24.48%) Python
8 196 (23.76%) Analytics
9 194 (23.52%) Linux
10 187 (22.67%) MongoDB
11 169 (20.48%) Oracle
12 161 (19.52%) Data Warehouse
13 150 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
13 150 (18.18%) Scala
13 150 (18.18%) MapReduce
14 149 (18.06%) Apache Cassandra
15 140 (16.97%) Apache Spark
16 124 (15.03%) HBase
17 123 (14.91%) TDD
18 122 (14.79%) Finance
19 121 (14.67%) ETL
20 110 (13.33%) Banking
21 108 (13.09%) Apache Pig
22 104 (12.61%) Open Source
23 102 (12.36%) Data Modelling
24 97 (11.76%) UNIX
25 92 (11.15%) SQL Server
26 90 (10.91%) Apache
27 88 (10.67%) Degree
28 86 (10.42%) Scrum

Hadoop
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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
1 140 (16.97%) Apache Spark
2 108 (13.09%) Apache Pig
3 90 (10.91%) Apache
4 70 (8.48%) SAS
5 67 (8.12%) Elasticsearch
6 23 (2.79%) Node.js
7 21 (2.55%) Tomcat
8 11 (1.33%) JBoss
8 11 (1.33%) Apache Solr
9 10 (1.21%) Oracle Coherence
10 8 (0.97%) OpenStack
11 7 (0.85%) WebLogic
11 7 (0.85%) Confluence
12 6 (0.73%) WebSphere
12 6 (0.73%) SharePoint
13 5 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
14 4 (0.48%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 4 (0.48%) IIS
15 3 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
15 3 (0.36%) Drupal
Applications
1 20 (2.42%) MS Excel
2 17 (2.06%) SPSS
3 6 (0.73%) PowerPivot
4 2 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.24%) MS Office
5 1 (0.12%) MS Project
5 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.12%) Weka
Business Applications
1 8 (0.97%) Google Analytics
1 8 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.24%) RMDS
2 2 (0.24%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.12%) Zen Cart
3 1 (0.12%) osCommerce
3 1 (0.12%) Magento
3 1 (0.12%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 71 (8.61%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (3.27%) Amazon EC2
3 19 (2.30%) Amazon S3
4 17 (2.06%) Amazon EMR
5 16 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
5 16 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (1.45%) PaaS
7 8 (0.97%) IaaS
7 8 (0.97%) GitHub
8 6 (0.73%) Amazon SQS
8 6 (0.73%) SaaS
9 5 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.24%) Heroku
11 1 (0.12%) AWS Data Pipeline
11 1 (0.12%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.12%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.42%) Internet
2 11 (1.33%) SAN
3 10 (1.21%) WAN
4 9 (1.09%) LAN
4 9 (1.09%) LDAP
5 8 (0.97%) AMQP
5 8 (0.97%) DHCP
5 8 (0.97%) Kerberos
5 8 (0.97%) TCP/IP
5 8 (0.97%) VPN
6 7 (0.85%) SNMP
6 7 (0.85%) NAS
7 6 (0.73%) Fibre Channel
7 6 (0.73%) HTTP
7 6 (0.73%) Firewall
8 5 (0.61%) DNS
9 4 (0.48%) Multicast
9 4 (0.48%) FCoE
9 4 (0.48%) iSCSI
10 3 (0.36%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 572 (69.33%) Big Data
2 227 (27.52%) Apache Hive
3 221 (26.79%) NoSQL
4 187 (22.67%) MongoDB
5 161 (19.52%) Data Warehouse
6 149 (18.06%) Apache Cassandra
7 124 (15.03%) HBase
8 92 (11.15%) SQL Server
9 64 (7.76%) MySQL
10 53 (6.42%) Relational Database
11 50 (6.06%) Riak
12 45 (5.45%) CouchDB
13 44 (5.33%) Couchbase
14 42 (5.09%) DB2
15 41 (4.97%) Sqoop
16 38 (4.61%) Redis
17 37 (4.48%) Mahout
18 36 (4.36%) QlikView
19 31 (3.76%) MarkLogic
19 31 (3.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 53 (6.42%) Jenkins
2 47 (5.70%) Maven
3 42 (5.09%) Git (software)
4 27 (3.27%) Hudson
5 24 (2.91%) JIRA
5 24 (2.91%) JUnit
6 20 (2.42%) Cucumber
7 17 (2.06%) Mockito
8 15 (1.82%) Subversion
9 12 (1.45%) TeamCity
10 11 (1.33%) Talend Open Studio
11 10 (1.21%) Artifactory
11 10 (1.21%) Selenium
12 9 (1.09%) Eclipse
12 9 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (0.73%) Ant
14 5 (0.61%) RSpec
14 5 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
15 4 (0.48%) Gradle
15 4 (0.48%) Mercurial
General
1 122 (14.79%) Finance
2 110 (13.33%) Banking
3 48 (5.82%) Investment Banking
4 35 (4.24%) Marketing
5 29 (3.52%) Games
5 29 (3.52%) Retail
6 20 (2.42%) Telecoms
7 14 (1.70%) Publishing
8 13 (1.58%) Manufacturing
8 13 (1.58%) Front Office
9 11 (1.33%) Legal
10 9 (1.09%) Financial Institution
11 8 (0.97%) Law
11 8 (0.97%) Electronics
12 3 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.24%) Advertising
13 2 (0.24%) Back Office
14 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.12%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 313 (37.94%) Developer
2 231 (28.00%) Architect
3 104 (12.61%) Java Developer
4 78 (9.45%) Data Architect
5 59 (7.15%) Big Data Developer
6 57 (6.91%) Solutions Architect
7 54 (6.55%) Hadoop Developer
8 53 (6.42%) Analyst
9 48 (5.82%) Senior Developer
10 44 (5.33%) Big Data Architect
11 38 (4.61%) Scala Developer
11 38 (4.61%) Data Scientist
12 29 (3.52%) Enterprise Architect
13 25 (3.03%) Consultant
14 23 (2.79%) Data Analyst
15 19 (2.30%) Lead Architect
15 19 (2.30%) Senior Java Developer
16 18 (2.18%) DevOps Engineer
16 18 (2.18%) DevOps Architect
17 17 (2.06%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (9.94%) Web Services
2 59 (7.15%) HTML
3 52 (6.30%) Spring
4 47 (5.70%) .NET
5 42 (5.09%) Kafka
5 42 (5.09%) XML
6 35 (4.24%) J2EE
6 35 (4.24%) Cascading
7 32 (3.88%) REST
8 27 (3.27%) HTML5
9 24 (2.91%) LAMP
9 24 (2.91%) Hibernate
10 20 (2.42%) AngularJS
10 20 (2.42%) JSON
10 20 (2.42%) CSS
11 19 (2.30%) Akka
12 18 (2.18%) SOAP
13 17 (2.06%) RabbitMQ
14 15 (1.82%) Apache Avro
14 15 (1.82%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 104 (12.61%) Open Source
2 85 (10.30%) Visualisation
3 80 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
4 64 (7.76%) Computer Science
5 62 (7.52%) Algorithms
6 52 (6.30%) Statistics
7 29 (3.52%) Data Integration
8 25 (3.03%) Data Structures
9 24 (2.91%) Mathematics
10 21 (2.55%) Online Games
10 21 (2.55%) Credit Risk
11 18 (2.18%) Derivative
12 16 (1.94%) Market Risk
12 16 (1.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 15 (1.82%) Economics
14 14 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
15 13 (1.58%) Clustering
16 12 (1.45%) Grid Computing
17 11 (1.33%) Fixed Income
17 11 (1.33%) Applied Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 194 (23.52%) Linux
2 97 (11.76%) UNIX
3 33 (4.00%) Windows
4 30 (3.64%) CentOS
5 23 (2.79%) Debian
5 23 (2.79%) Ubuntu
6 8 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.48%) Solaris
8 3 (0.36%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.36%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.36%) Android
9 2 (0.24%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.24%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 265 (32.12%) Agile Software Development
2 196 (23.76%) Analytics
3 150 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 150 (18.18%) MapReduce
4 123 (14.91%) TDD
5 121 (14.67%) ETL
6 102 (12.36%) Data Modelling
7 86 (10.42%) Scrum
8 74 (8.97%) Continuous Integration
9 67 (8.12%) DevOps
10 65 (7.88%) OO
11 51 (6.18%) BDD
11 51 (6.18%) Software Engineering
12 38 (4.61%) Mentoring
13 35 (4.24%) Data Architecture
14 33 (4.00%) E-Commerce
15 31 (3.76%) OOP
16 30 (3.64%) TOGAF
16 30 (3.64%) Big Data Analytics
17 29 (3.52%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 362 (43.88%) Java
2 237 (28.73%) SQL
3 202 (24.48%) Python
4 150 (18.18%) Scala
5 61 (7.39%) Perl
6 60 (7.27%) JavaScript
7 59 (7.15%) Ruby
8 57 (6.91%) Bash Shell
9 56 (6.79%) C#
10 53 (6.42%) C++
11 52 (6.30%) R
12 51 (6.18%) PHP
13 29 (3.52%) PL/SQL
14 26 (3.15%) Shell Script
15 17 (2.06%) C
16 16 (1.94%) Clojure
17 15 (1.82%) MATLAB
18 13 (1.58%) AWK
18 13 (1.58%) Golang
18 13 (1.58%) sed
Qualifications
1 88 (10.67%) Degree
2 25 (3.03%) Security Cleared
3 14 (1.70%) DV Cleared
4 8 (0.97%) PhD
4 8 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (0.85%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.48%) CITP
6 4 (0.48%) Chartered Engineer
6 4 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.36%) PMP
7 3 (0.36%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.36%) MCT
7 3 (0.36%) MCPD
8 2 (0.24%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.12%) MCSE
9 1 (0.12%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.12%) MCSD
9 1 (0.12%) CISSP
9 1 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.12%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.15%) QA
2 5 (0.61%) Dodd-Frank
3 4 (0.48%) SLA
4 3 (0.36%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.24%) Basel III
System Software
1 80 (9.70%) HDFS
2 51 (6.18%) Apache Flume
3 40 (4.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 16 (1.94%) Oracle RAC
5 11 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (1.09%) Docker
7 4 (0.48%) KVM
7 4 (0.48%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.48%) SRDF
7 4 (0.48%) Xen
7 4 (0.48%) Active Directory
7 4 (0.48%) NFS
8 3 (0.36%) vCloud
9 2 (0.24%) GPFS
9 2 (0.24%) Varnish
10 1 (0.12%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 75 (9.09%) Puppet
2 67 (8.12%) Oozie
3 65 (7.88%) Opscode Chef
4 32 (3.88%) Nagios
4 32 (3.88%) ZABBIX
5 27 (3.27%) Hadoop YARN
6 26 (3.15%) Ambari
7 25 (3.03%) Ansible
7 25 (3.03%) Salt
8 20 (2.42%) Cacti
9 11 (1.33%) Mesos
10 9 (1.09%) logstash
10 9 (1.09%) Kibana
11 7 (0.85%) Vagrant
12 5 (0.61%) Ganglia
13 3 (0.36%) yum
14 2 (0.24%) SCOrch
14 2 (0.24%) HAProxy
14 2 (0.24%) FreeIPA
14 2 (0.24%) Graphite
Vendors
1 169 (20.48%) Oracle
2 60 (7.27%) Tableau
3 59 (7.15%) Teradata
4 53 (6.42%) Microsoft
5 42 (5.09%) Hortonworks
6 38 (4.61%) Cloudera
6 38 (4.61%) Informatica
7 34 (4.12%) Netezza
8 29 (3.52%) Red Hat
9 27 (3.27%) MapR
10 26 (3.15%) Sybase
11 25 (3.03%) Business Objects
12 24 (2.91%) Rackspace
13 21 (2.55%) SAP
14 20 (2.42%) Splunk
15 16 (1.94%) VMware
16 15 (1.82%) IBM
16 15 (1.82%) HP
16 15 (1.82%) Google
17 13 (1.58%) Vertica
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Rate: £550 - £650 per day
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Montash
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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Computer Futures
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Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £750.00 - £800.00 per day
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City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Experis Ltd
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Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
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Leeds
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
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