The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Mahout
Rank 583 559 596
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +37
Contract jobs citing Mahout 18 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.030% 0.012%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.15% 0.14% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 7
Average daily rate
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£775 £538 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.18% +32.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
11695 11620 12375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.11% 21.84% 21.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 7207 7170 7212
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 £270 £253 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 197 323
Average hourly rate £27.50 £30.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.83% +5.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.04 £17.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-6.55% +1.66%

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 20 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 20 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 +16 18 £775 +44.18% 4
England -25 18 £775 +44.18% 4
City of London +27 4 £575 +15.00% 2
North West - - - -
Manchester - - - -

Mahout
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 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 27 (93.10%) Hadoop
2 26 (89.66%) Big Data
3 25 (86.21%) MapReduce
4 24 (82.76%) Apache Hive
5 19 (65.52%) Oozie
6 18 (62.07%) HDFS
6 18 (62.07%) HBase
7 17 (58.62%) NoSQL
8 16 (55.17%) Apache Flume
8 16 (55.17%) Analytics
8 16 (55.17%) Sqoop
9 15 (51.72%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 15 (51.72%) MongoDB
9 15 (51.72%) Apache Cassandra
9 15 (51.72%) Visualisation
10 14 (48.28%) Couchbase
11 13 (44.83%) Riak
12 12 (41.38%) MarkLogic
12 12 (41.38%) Apache Pig
12 12 (41.38%) Oracle Exadata
12 12 (41.38%) MapR
12 12 (41.38%) Ambari
12 12 (41.38%) HCatalog
12 12 (41.38%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (41.38%) Teradata
12 12 (41.38%) Netezza
13 11 (37.93%) Hortonworks
14 10 (34.48%) Banking
14 10 (34.48%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (34.48%) Java

Mahout
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 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 12 (41.38%) Apache Pig
2 5 (17.24%) Apache
3 4 (13.79%) SAS
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Gephi
1 2 (6.90%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) LAN
1 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (93.10%) Hadoop
2 26 (89.66%) Big Data
3 24 (82.76%) Apache Hive
4 18 (62.07%) HBase
5 17 (58.62%) NoSQL
6 16 (55.17%) Sqoop
7 15 (51.72%) MongoDB
7 15 (51.72%) Apache Cassandra
8 14 (48.28%) Couchbase
9 13 (44.83%) Riak
10 12 (41.38%) MarkLogic
10 12 (41.38%) Oracle Exadata
10 12 (41.38%) HCatalog
10 12 (41.38%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
11 4 (13.79%) DB2
12 3 (10.34%) Impala
13 2 (6.90%) Neo4j
13 2 (6.90%) Redis
13 2 (6.90%) Datomic
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Subversion
1 2 (6.90%) Talend Open Studio
1 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.90%) JIRA
General
1 10 (34.48%) Banking
2 4 (13.79%) Finance
3 2 (6.90%) Investment Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Architect
2 8 (27.59%) Enterprise Architect
3 5 (17.24%) Data Scientist
4 4 (13.79%) Big Data Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Trainer
4 4 (13.79%) Data Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Data Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Big Data Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Data Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Lead Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Database Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) Cascading
2 3 (10.34%) Kafka
3 2 (6.90%) Natural Language Processing
3 2 (6.90%) RHadoop
3 2 (6.90%) Cascalog
3 2 (6.90%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 15 (51.72%) Visualisation
2 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.90%) Statistics
3 2 (6.90%) Mathematics
3 2 (6.90%) Physics
4 1 (3.45%) Informatics
4 1 (3.45%) Neural Network
4 1 (3.45%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) UNIX
1 4 (13.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (86.21%) MapReduce
2 16 (55.17%) Analytics
3 10 (34.48%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (24.14%) Machine Learning
5 4 (13.79%) RAD
5 4 (13.79%) Data Analysis
5 4 (13.79%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Rapid Prototyping
6 2 (6.90%) ETL
6 2 (6.90%) Data Architecture
7 1 (3.45%) Logistic Regression
7 1 (3.45%) Statistical Analysis
7 1 (3.45%) Operations Research
7 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.45%) Benchmarking
7 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.45%) Time Series Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) Java
2 9 (31.03%) SQL
3 8 (27.59%) R
4 7 (24.14%) Python
5 6 (20.69%) C#
6 2 (6.90%) MATLAB
6 2 (6.90%) Scala
6 2 (6.90%) C++
6 2 (6.90%) Perl
6 2 (6.90%) Ruby
7 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (13.79%) MCT
2 2 (6.90%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) PhD
System Software
1 18 (62.07%) HDFS
2 16 (55.17%) Apache Flume
3 15 (51.72%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (13.79%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 19 (65.52%) Oozie
2 12 (41.38%) Ambari
3 2 (6.90%) Chukwa
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) MapR
1 12 (41.38%) Teradata
1 12 (41.38%) Netezza
2 11 (37.93%) Hortonworks
3 4 (13.79%) Cloudera
3 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.79%) Oracle
4 3 (10.34%) Sybase
5 2 (6.90%) Talend
5 2 (6.90%) Tableau
5 2 (6.90%) Informatica
5 2 (6.90%) Google
6 1 (3.45%) Intel
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco