The table below looks at the statistics for MapReduce skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MapReduce over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MapReduce
Rank 499 544 525
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -19
Contract jobs citing MapReduce 101 51 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.094% 0.060%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.13% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 38 24
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£550 £513 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -0.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £429 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £808 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £513 -
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -
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 Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
42679 40798 35545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.47% 74.90% 73.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 26665 25518 21197
Average daily rate £413 £400 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1239 1169 1080
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

MapReduce
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MapReduce within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

MapReduce Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MapReduce
Daily Rate Trend

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

MapReduce Daily Rate Trend in the UK

MapReduce
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MapReduce within the UK over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

MapReduce Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

MapReduce
Top 29 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MapReduce within the UK over the 3 months to 1 May 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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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 +41 97 £550 +10.00% 40
London +23 66 £575 +12.19% 24
City of London +10 21 £545 +3.80% 9
South East +1 14 £525 - 4
North West -13 9 £500 +17.64% 3
Manchester - 8 £500 - 3
West Sussex - 7 £550 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 5 £500 -
Milton Keynes - 5 £500 -
Cardiff - 3 £350 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £450 - 3
East of England - 3 £450 - 3
South Wales - 3 £350 -
Wales - 3 £350 -
West Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
Leeds - 2 - - 1
Berkshire - 2 £750 -
Crawley - 2 £550 - 2
Slough - 2 £750 -
West Midlands -15 1 - - 4
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Telford - 1 - -
Gatwick - 1 £400 -
Peterborough - 1 £450 - 2
Salford - 1 - -
Lincolnshire - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 - -

MapReduce
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing MapReduce 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 MapReduce.

1 179 (91.79%) Hadoop
2 146 (74.87%) Big Data
3 124 (63.59%) Java
4 120 (61.54%) Apache Hive
5 80 (41.03%) Apache Pig
6 76 (38.97%) Apache Spark
7 72 (36.92%) Agile Software Development
8 65 (33.33%) NoSQL
9 63 (32.31%) HBase
10 61 (31.28%) Python
11 60 (30.77%) HDFS
12 51 (26.15%) Apache Cassandra
13 50 (25.64%) Analytics
14 49 (25.13%) MongoDB
15 46 (23.59%) Scala
16 45 (23.08%) SQL
17 44 (22.56%) Kafka
18 43 (22.05%) Linux
19 42 (21.54%) Oracle
20 37 (18.97%) R
21 34 (17.44%) Impala
21 34 (17.44%) Web Services
22 33 (16.92%) TDD
23 32 (16.41%) Amazon AWS
23 32 (16.41%) OO
24 31 (15.90%) Hadoop YARN
25 29 (14.87%) Scrum
26 28 (14.36%) Cascading
26 28 (14.36%) Apache Flume
27 27 (13.85%) Sqoop

MapReduce
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing MapReduce 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 MapReduce. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 80 (41.03%) Apache Pig
2 76 (38.97%) Apache Spark
3 22 (11.28%) Apache
4 15 (7.69%) Confluence
4 15 (7.69%) WebLogic
5 11 (5.64%) SAS
6 7 (3.59%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (3.08%) Oracle Coherence
8 4 (2.05%) Apache Solr
8 4 (2.05%) Tomcat
8 4 (2.05%) Zope
9 3 (1.54%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.51%) Mule
10 1 (0.51%) Mule ESB
10 1 (0.51%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (3.59%) SPSS
2 1 (0.51%) Weka
Business Applications
1 3 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.51%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 32 (16.41%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (11.28%) Amazon EMR
3 20 (10.26%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (6.15%) Amazon S3
5 11 (5.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.03%) GitHub
8 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.51%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.51%) Route 53
8 1 (0.51%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.72%) AMQP
2 16 (8.21%) Internet
3 3 (1.54%) LAN
3 3 (1.54%) WAN
4 2 (1.03%) DNS
5 1 (0.51%) DSL
5 1 (0.51%) HTTP
5 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (91.79%) Hadoop
2 146 (74.87%) Big Data
3 120 (61.54%) Apache Hive
4 65 (33.33%) NoSQL
5 63 (32.31%) HBase
6 51 (26.15%) Apache Cassandra
7 49 (25.13%) MongoDB
8 34 (17.44%) Impala
9 27 (13.85%) Sqoop
10 22 (11.28%) Data Warehouse
11 16 (8.21%) Mahout
11 16 (8.21%) Oracle Database
12 14 (7.18%) Relational Database
13 13 (6.67%) MySQL
14 12 (6.15%) SQL Server
15 11 (5.64%) Data Mining
16 9 (4.62%) OrientDB
17 8 (4.10%) DB2
18 7 (3.59%) RDBMS
19 6 (3.08%) HCatalog
Development Applications
1 18 (9.23%) JUnit
1 18 (9.23%) Subversion
2 15 (7.69%) Cucumber
2 15 (7.69%) Mercurial
2 15 (7.69%) JIRA
2 15 (7.69%) Ant
2 15 (7.69%) Eclipse
2 15 (7.69%) Gradle
3 7 (3.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (3.59%) Maven
4 6 (3.08%) Jasmine
5 5 (2.56%) Git (software)
6 4 (2.05%) Jenkins
6 4 (2.05%) SoapUI
6 4 (2.05%) LoadUI
6 4 (2.05%) Selenium
7 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (1.03%) Apache Ivy
8 1 (0.51%) Log4j
8 1 (0.51%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 27 (13.85%) Finance
2 24 (12.31%) Banking
3 9 (4.62%) Marketing
4 8 (4.10%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.08%) Games
5 6 (3.08%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.54%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.54%) Electronics
6 3 (1.54%) Japanese Language
7 2 (1.03%) Retail
7 2 (1.03%) Publishing
8 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.51%) Legal
8 1 (0.51%) Back Office
8 1 (0.51%) French Language
Job Titles
1 98 (50.26%) Developer
2 52 (26.67%) Hadoop Developer
3 44 (22.56%) Architect
4 33 (16.92%) Data Architect
5 32 (16.41%) Java Developer
6 30 (15.38%) Big Data Architect
7 25 (12.82%) Big Data Developer
8 13 (6.67%) Consultant
9 11 (5.64%) Data Consultant
10 10 (5.13%) Big Data Consultant
10 10 (5.13%) Lead Developer
10 10 (5.13%) Administrator
11 9 (4.62%) Senior Developer
12 8 (4.10%) Data Scientist
13 7 (3.59%) Hadoop Administrator
13 7 (3.59%) Scala Developer
14 6 (3.08%) DevOps Engineer
15 5 (2.56%) Senior Java Developer
16 3 (1.54%) Systems Administrator
16 3 (1.54%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (22.56%) Kafka
2 34 (17.44%) Web Services
3 28 (14.36%) Cascading
4 19 (9.74%) JSON
5 18 (9.23%) J2EE
5 18 (9.23%) Java EE
6 17 (8.72%) Apache Avro
7 15 (7.69%) EJB
7 15 (7.69%) JMS
8 13 (6.67%) Spring
8 13 (6.67%) RESTful
9 10 (5.13%) Akka
10 8 (4.10%) Ajax
11 7 (3.59%) Hibernate
11 7 (3.59%) Spring MVC
11 7 (3.59%) jQuery
12 6 (3.08%) REST
12 6 (3.08%) SOAP
12 6 (3.08%) XML
13 4 (2.05%) Matplotlib
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.79%) Open Source
1 23 (11.79%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (8.21%) Visualisation
3 14 (7.18%) Algorithms
4 11 (5.64%) Statistics
5 7 (3.59%) Mathematics
5 7 (3.59%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.59%) Digital Media
5 7 (3.59%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (3.08%) Data Integration
7 4 (2.05%) Xbox
7 4 (2.05%) Data Structures
7 4 (2.05%) Replication
8 3 (1.54%) DTV
8 3 (1.54%) Clustering
8 3 (1.54%) Video on Demand
8 3 (1.54%) Social Media
8 3 (1.54%) Ontologies
9 2 (1.03%) Internet of Things
9 2 (1.03%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 43 (22.05%) Linux
2 18 (9.23%) Windows
3 15 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (7.18%) UNIX
5 5 (2.56%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.03%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (36.92%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (25.64%) Analytics
3 33 (16.92%) TDD
4 32 (16.41%) OO
5 29 (14.87%) Scrum
6 27 (13.85%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (12.82%) Data Modelling
8 21 (10.77%) Business Intelligence
8 21 (10.77%) Configuration Management
9 19 (9.74%) ETL
10 16 (8.21%) Data Architecture
11 15 (7.69%) Software Delivery
12 13 (6.67%) Software Engineering
12 13 (6.67%) BDD
12 13 (6.67%) DevOps
13 12 (6.15%) User Stories
13 12 (6.15%) Test Scripting
14 11 (5.64%) OOP
14 11 (5.64%) E-Commerce
15 10 (5.13%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 124 (63.59%) Java
2 61 (31.28%) Python
3 46 (23.59%) Scala
4 45 (23.08%) SQL
5 37 (18.97%) R
6 15 (7.69%) C++
7 13 (6.67%) Perl
8 12 (6.15%) JavaScript
9 8 (4.10%) Ruby
10 6 (3.08%) Bash Shell
10 6 (3.08%) MATLAB
11 5 (2.56%) C#
11 5 (2.56%) Clojure
12 4 (2.05%) Go
12 4 (2.05%) C
13 3 (1.54%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.03%) PHP
15 1 (0.51%) XQuery
15 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.51%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (9.23%) Security Cleared
2 16 (8.21%) DV Cleared
3 7 (3.59%) Degree
4 4 (2.05%) PhD
5 2 (1.03%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.03%) MCT
6 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.51%) Data Quality
System Software
1 60 (30.77%) HDFS
2 28 (14.36%) Apache Flume
3 15 (7.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (2.05%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 31 (15.90%) Hadoop YARN
2 26 (13.33%) Oozie
3 21 (10.77%) Puppet
4 15 (7.69%) Vagrant
5 7 (3.59%) Ambari
6 6 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (2.05%) Mesos
7 4 (2.05%) Graphite
8 3 (1.54%) Nagios
9 1 (0.51%) OpenView
9 1 (0.51%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.51%) Cacti
9 1 (0.51%) Munin
9 1 (0.51%) Ansible
Vendors
1 42 (21.54%) Oracle
2 25 (12.82%) Cloudera
3 17 (8.72%) Red Hat
4 15 (7.69%) Atlassian
5 14 (7.18%) Teradata
6 13 (6.67%) Vertica
7 11 (5.64%) Hortonworks
8 10 (5.13%) Tableau
8 10 (5.13%) Netezza
9 9 (4.62%) SAP
9 9 (4.62%) Splunk
10 7 (3.59%) MapR
11 5 (2.56%) Sybase
12 4 (2.05%) Cisco
12 4 (2.05%) MicroStrategy
13 3 (1.54%) Business Objects
13 3 (1.54%) Greenplum
14 2 (1.03%) Datameer
14 2 (1.03%) IBM
14 2 (1.03%) HP
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