The first table below looks at the demand for Mahout skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mahout over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Mahout
Rank 576 564 572
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Contract jobs citing Mahout 14 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.018% 0.016%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.12% 0.082% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 9
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£625 £613 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +51.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11452 11008 11994
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.96% 21.53% 20.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 7072 6722 7076
Average daily rate £400 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 214 311
Average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.32 £17.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.80 £51.30 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Mahout
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mahout within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Mahout Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Mahout
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mahout within the UK.

Mahout Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Mahout
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mahout within the UK over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Mahout Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Mahout
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mahout within the UK over the 3 months to 1 August 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
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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
London +11 14 £625 +2.04% 1
England +1 14 £625 +2.04% 2
City of London +30 5 £400 -34.69%
North West - - - -
Manchester - - - -

Mahout
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Mahout 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 Mahout.

1 21 (91.30%) Hadoop
2 20 (86.96%) Big Data
3 19 (82.61%) MapReduce
4 18 (78.26%) Apache Hive
5 14 (60.87%) HBase
6 13 (56.52%) NoSQL
7 11 (47.83%) MongoDB
7 11 (47.83%) Oozie
7 11 (47.83%) HDFS
8 10 (43.48%) Analytics
8 10 (43.48%) R
8 10 (43.48%) Apache Flume
8 10 (43.48%) Apache Pig
8 10 (43.48%) Sqoop
8 10 (43.48%) Java
9 9 (39.13%) SQL
9 9 (39.13%) Python
9 9 (39.13%) Machine Learning
9 9 (39.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 9 (39.13%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (39.13%) Visualisation
10 8 (34.78%) Couchbase
11 7 (30.43%) Riak
12 6 (26.09%) MarkLogic
12 6 (26.09%) Oracle Exadata
12 6 (26.09%) MapR
12 6 (26.09%) Ambari
12 6 (26.09%) HCatalog
12 6 (26.09%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (26.09%) SAS

Mahout
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Mahout 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 Mahout. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (43.48%) Apache Pig
2 6 (26.09%) SAS
3 3 (13.04%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Gephi
1 2 (8.70%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon EMR
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (91.30%) Hadoop
2 20 (86.96%) Big Data
3 18 (78.26%) Apache Hive
4 14 (60.87%) HBase
5 13 (56.52%) NoSQL
6 11 (47.83%) MongoDB
7 10 (43.48%) Sqoop
8 9 (39.13%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (34.78%) Couchbase
10 7 (30.43%) Riak
11 6 (26.09%) MarkLogic
11 6 (26.09%) Oracle Exadata
11 6 (26.09%) HCatalog
11 6 (26.09%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (13.04%) Impala
13 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
13 2 (8.70%) Neo4j
13 2 (8.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 2 (8.70%) Redis
13 2 (8.70%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Subversion
1 2 (8.70%) JIRA
1 2 (8.70%) Talend Open Studio
1 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (21.74%) Banking
2 4 (17.39%) Finance
3 2 (8.70%) Marketing
4 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Data Scientist
2 6 (26.09%) Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Enterprise Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Data Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Big Data Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Big Data Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Data Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Data Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Trainer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (82.61%) MapReduce
2 3 (13.04%) Kafka
3 2 (8.70%) RHadoop
3 2 (8.70%) Natural Language Processing
3 2 (8.70%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Visualisation
2 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
3 4 (17.39%) Physics
3 4 (17.39%) Statistics
4 2 (8.70%) Mathematics
5 1 (4.35%) Informatics
5 1 (4.35%) Neural Network
5 1 (4.35%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) UNIX
2 3 (13.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Analytics
2 9 (39.13%) Machine Learning
3 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (17.39%) Data Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Rapid Prototyping
5 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
5 2 (8.70%) ETL
5 2 (8.70%) RAD
6 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.35%) Data Architecture
6 1 (4.35%) Logistic Regression
6 1 (4.35%) Operations Research
6 1 (4.35%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.35%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) R
1 10 (43.48%) Java
2 9 (39.13%) SQL
2 9 (39.13%) Python
3 4 (17.39%) MATLAB
3 4 (17.39%) C#
3 4 (17.39%) C++
4 2 (8.70%) Scala
4 2 (8.70%) Ruby
4 2 (8.70%) Perl
5 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (8.70%) MCT
2 1 (4.35%) PhD
System Software
1 11 (47.83%) HDFS
2 10 (43.48%) Apache Flume
3 9 (39.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (47.83%) Oozie
2 6 (26.09%) Ambari
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) MapR
1 6 (26.09%) Teradata
1 6 (26.09%) Netezza
2 5 (21.74%) Hortonworks
3 2 (8.70%) Cloudera
3 2 (8.70%) Talend
3 2 (8.70%) Tableau
3 2 (8.70%) Google
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) Informatica
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) Sybase