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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MapReduce
Rank 470 521 498
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -23
Contract jobs citing MapReduce 106 45 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.090% 0.087%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.12% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 33 29
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£550 £525 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £380 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £600 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £600 -
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £52.50
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
39834 37606 32717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.91% 74.82% 72.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 25112 22628 19457
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £570 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1043 1134 1178
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.31 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 2015.

MapReduce Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

MapReduce
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 MapReduce within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 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 +39 100 £550 +6.79% 34
London +31 80 £600 +18.22% 22
City of London +27 25 £588 +27.02% 9
South East -26 8 £500 -16.66% 7
North West - 7 £500 - 2
Manchester - 7 £500 - 2
West Sussex - 4 £600 - 5
West Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
Leeds - 2 - - 1
East of England +5 1 - - 1
West Midlands -6 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £475 - 2
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 1
Cheshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
South West - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
Slough - - - -
St Neots - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -

MapReduce
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 160 (88.40%) Hadoop
2 137 (75.69%) Big Data
3 116 (64.09%) Java
4 108 (59.67%) Apache Hive
5 73 (40.33%) Apache Pig
6 70 (38.67%) NoSQL
7 66 (36.46%) Apache Spark
8 63 (34.81%) Agile Software Development
9 57 (31.49%) HDFS
10 55 (30.39%) HBase
10 55 (30.39%) Python
11 52 (28.73%) Linux
12 51 (28.18%) Analytics
13 48 (26.52%) MongoDB
13 48 (26.52%) Scala
14 46 (25.41%) Apache Cassandra
15 38 (20.99%) Oracle
16 35 (19.34%) SQL
17 34 (18.78%) TDD
18 30 (16.57%) OO
19 29 (16.02%) Kafka
20 28 (15.47%) Oozie
20 28 (15.47%) Hadoop YARN
20 28 (15.47%) Continuous Integration
21 27 (14.92%) Open Source
21 27 (14.92%) Sqoop
22 26 (14.36%) Banking
22 26 (14.36%) Data Warehouse
23 24 (13.26%) R
23 24 (13.26%) Apache Flume

MapReduce
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 73 (40.33%) Apache Pig
2 66 (36.46%) Apache Spark
3 20 (11.05%) Apache
4 13 (7.18%) Confluence
4 13 (7.18%) WebLogic
5 8 (4.42%) Oracle Coherence
6 5 (2.76%) SAS
7 4 (2.21%) Zope
7 4 (2.21%) Tomcat
7 4 (2.21%) Node.js
8 3 (1.66%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.66%) Apache Solr
9 2 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (1.10%) SPSS
2 1 (0.55%) Weka
2 1 (0.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.55%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 21 (11.60%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (11.05%) Amazon EMR
3 18 (9.94%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (7.18%) Amazon S3
5 4 (2.21%) GitHub
6 1 (0.55%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.55%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.84%) Internet
1 16 (8.84%) AMQP
2 3 (1.66%) LAN
2 3 (1.66%) WAN
3 2 (1.10%) DNS
4 1 (0.55%) HTTP
4 1 (0.55%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.55%) DSL
4 1 (0.55%) RTP
4 1 (0.55%) Firewall
4 1 (0.55%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (88.40%) Hadoop
2 137 (75.69%) Big Data
3 108 (59.67%) Apache Hive
4 70 (38.67%) NoSQL
5 55 (30.39%) HBase
6 48 (26.52%) MongoDB
7 46 (25.41%) Apache Cassandra
8 27 (14.92%) Sqoop
9 26 (14.36%) Data Warehouse
10 23 (12.71%) Impala
11 20 (11.05%) Mahout
12 15 (8.29%) MySQL
13 14 (7.73%) Oracle Database
14 11 (6.08%) HCatalog
14 11 (6.08%) Couchbase
15 10 (5.52%) Data Mining
16 9 (4.97%) Riak
16 9 (4.97%) Oracle Exadata
16 9 (4.97%) OrientDB
17 8 (4.42%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (8.84%) JUnit
1 16 (8.84%) Subversion
2 14 (7.73%) Mercurial
3 13 (7.18%) Cucumber
3 13 (7.18%) Ant
3 13 (7.18%) Gradle
3 13 (7.18%) Eclipse
3 13 (7.18%) JIRA
4 9 (4.97%) Maven
5 5 (2.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (2.76%) Jenkins
5 5 (2.76%) Git (software)
6 4 (2.21%) Jasmine
7 2 (1.10%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.10%) Apache Ivy
7 2 (1.10%) LoadUI
7 2 (1.10%) Selenium
8 1 (0.55%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 26 (14.36%) Banking
2 23 (12.71%) Finance
3 10 (5.52%) Marketing
4 7 (3.87%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.31%) Games
6 4 (2.21%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.66%) Electronics
7 3 (1.66%) Front Office
7 3 (1.66%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.66%) Japanese Language
8 1 (0.55%) French Language
8 1 (0.55%) Publishing
8 1 (0.55%) Retail
8 1 (0.55%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 85 (46.96%) Developer
2 46 (25.41%) Architect
3 34 (18.78%) Hadoop Developer
4 31 (17.13%) Data Architect
5 29 (16.02%) Java Developer
5 29 (16.02%) Big Data Architect
6 23 (12.71%) Big Data Developer
7 11 (6.08%) Consultant
8 9 (4.97%) Administrator
8 9 (4.97%) Data Consultant
9 8 (4.42%) Lead Developer
9 8 (4.42%) Big Data Consultant
10 7 (3.87%) Scala Developer
10 7 (3.87%) Senior Developer
11 6 (3.31%) Software Engineer
11 6 (3.31%) Hadoop Administrator
12 4 (2.21%) DevOps Engineer
12 4 (2.21%) Data Scientist
12 4 (2.21%) Perl Developer
12 4 (2.21%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (16.02%) Kafka
2 23 (12.71%) Web Services
3 22 (12.15%) Cascading
4 17 (9.39%) Apache Avro
4 17 (9.39%) J2EE
5 16 (8.84%) Java EE
5 16 (8.84%) JSON
6 14 (7.73%) Spring
7 13 (7.18%) JMS
7 13 (7.18%) EJB
8 11 (6.08%) Akka
9 8 (4.42%) Django
9 8 (4.42%) RESTful
9 8 (4.42%) Hibernate
10 6 (3.31%) XML
11 5 (2.76%) Ajax
11 5 (2.76%) Spring MVC
11 5 (2.76%) jQuery
12 4 (2.21%) Mason
12 4 (2.21%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 27 (14.92%) Open Source
2 20 (11.05%) Visualisation
2 20 (11.05%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (10.50%) Algorithms
4 9 (4.97%) Data Integration
4 9 (4.97%) Statistics
5 7 (3.87%) Mathematics
5 7 (3.87%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.31%) Data Structures
7 5 (2.76%) Digital Media
8 4 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.21%) Xbox
9 3 (1.66%) Internet of Things
9 3 (1.66%) Machine to Machine
9 3 (1.66%) Social Media
9 3 (1.66%) Ontologies
9 3 (1.66%) DTV
9 3 (1.66%) Replication
9 3 (1.66%) Clustering
10 2 (1.10%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 52 (28.73%) Linux
2 22 (12.15%) UNIX
3 20 (11.05%) Windows
4 15 (8.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (3.31%) Ubuntu
6 4 (2.21%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (34.81%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (28.18%) Analytics
3 34 (18.78%) TDD
4 30 (16.57%) OO
5 28 (15.47%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (12.15%) Scrum
7 21 (11.60%) Software Engineering
8 19 (10.50%) Data Modelling
9 18 (9.94%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (8.84%) Configuration Management
10 16 (8.84%) ETL
11 12 (6.63%) BDD
11 12 (6.63%) Mentoring
12 11 (6.08%) DevOps
12 11 (6.08%) OOP
13 10 (5.52%) Test Scripting
13 10 (5.52%) User Stories
14 9 (4.97%) Data Architecture
14 9 (4.97%) Technical Architecture
15 8 (4.42%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 116 (64.09%) Java
2 55 (30.39%) Python
3 48 (26.52%) Scala
4 35 (19.34%) SQL
5 24 (13.26%) R
6 12 (6.63%) Perl
7 11 (6.08%) C++
8 10 (5.52%) JavaScript
9 9 (4.97%) Ruby
10 8 (4.42%) C#
11 7 (3.87%) Bash Shell
11 7 (3.87%) Clojure
12 4 (2.21%) MATLAB
12 4 (2.21%) Golang
13 3 (1.66%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.66%) Groovy
14 2 (1.10%) PHP
14 2 (1.10%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.55%) Pig Latin
15 1 (0.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (9.94%) Security Cleared
2 15 (8.29%) DV Cleared
3 7 (3.87%) Degree
4 4 (2.21%) PhD
5 2 (1.10%) MCT
5 2 (1.10%) VCP4
6 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.66%) QA
2 1 (0.55%) Data Quality
System Software
1 57 (31.49%) HDFS
2 24 (13.26%) Apache Flume
3 21 (11.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 5 (2.76%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 28 (15.47%) Oozie
1 28 (15.47%) Hadoop YARN
2 19 (10.50%) Puppet
3 13 (7.18%) Vagrant
4 12 (6.63%) Ambari
5 5 (2.76%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (2.21%) Mesos
7 3 (1.66%) Graphite
7 3 (1.66%) Nagios
8 1 (0.55%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.55%) Cacti
8 1 (0.55%) Munin
8 1 (0.55%) OpenView
8 1 (0.55%) Ansible
Vendors
1 38 (20.99%) Oracle
2 20 (11.05%) Cloudera
3 17 (9.39%) Hortonworks
4 15 (8.29%) Red Hat
4 15 (8.29%) Teradata
5 14 (7.73%) Vertica
6 13 (7.18%) Netezza
6 13 (7.18%) Atlassian
7 11 (6.08%) MapR
8 8 (4.42%) Splunk
8 8 (4.42%) Tableau
8 8 (4.42%) SAP
9 5 (2.76%) Sybase
9 5 (2.76%) HP
10 4 (2.21%) Cisco
10 4 (2.21%) MicroStrategy
10 4 (2.21%) Infobright
11 3 (1.66%) Datameer
11 3 (1.66%) TIBCO
11 3 (1.66%) Intel
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