The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 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 Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MapReduce
Rank 502 519 565
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +46
Contract jobs citing MapReduce 88 51 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.10% 0.033%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.58% 0.36% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 43 11
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £237 £510
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £670 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £520 £345 -
% change year-on-year
+50.72% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15105 14234 14850
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.61% 27.92% 25.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9741 9047 9067
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 296 367
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%

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 Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards 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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 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
England +19 85 £550 +10.00% 24
London +46 78 £550 - 19
City of London +19 18 £538 +2.38% 3
Surrey -9 6 £520 +197.14%
South East -15 6 £520 +177.33% 2
Docklands, London - 6 £625 -
North West - 1 - -
Scotland - - - - 1
Merseyside - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
South Wales - - - -
South West - - - - 1
Wales - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
Manchester - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - - 1
Oxford - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Street - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Cheshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 1
Bristol - - - - 1
Cardiff - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Glasgow - - - - 1
Harrow - - - - 1

MapReduce
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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.

1 116 (85.29%) Hadoop
2 93 (68.38%) Big Data
3 83 (61.03%) Apache Hive
4 81 (59.56%) Java
5 56 (41.18%) Apache Pig
6 51 (37.50%) NoSQL
7 50 (36.76%) Python
8 47 (34.56%) SQL
9 45 (33.09%) Apache Cassandra
10 44 (32.35%) Scala
10 44 (32.35%) HBase
11 43 (31.62%) R
12 33 (24.26%) Analytics
13 32 (23.53%) Oracle
14 31 (22.79%) ETL
15 27 (19.85%) Computer Science
16 26 (19.12%) Linux
16 26 (19.12%) Oozie
17 25 (18.38%) Kafka
17 25 (18.38%) MongoDB
18 24 (17.65%) Visualisation
19 22 (16.18%) SAS
20 20 (14.71%) Finance
21 19 (13.97%) Open Source
22 18 (13.24%) JavaScript
23 17 (12.50%) Mahout
23 17 (12.50%) HDFS
24 16 (11.76%) Relational Database
24 16 (11.76%) Machine Learning
25 15 (11.03%) Amazon EMR

MapReduce
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 56 (41.18%) Apache Pig
2 22 (16.18%) SAS
3 6 (4.41%) Oracle Coherence
4 5 (3.68%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.21%) Apache
6 2 (1.47%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.47%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (3.68%) Mathematica
1 5 (3.68%) SPSS
1 5 (3.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.21%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.03%) Amazon EMR
2 8 (5.88%) GitHub
3 7 (5.15%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.74%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.47%) AMQP
2 1 (0.74%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (85.29%) Hadoop
2 93 (68.38%) Big Data
3 83 (61.03%) Apache Hive
4 51 (37.50%) NoSQL
5 45 (33.09%) Apache Cassandra
6 44 (32.35%) HBase
7 25 (18.38%) MongoDB
8 17 (12.50%) Mahout
9 16 (11.76%) Relational Database
10 13 (9.56%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (9.56%) Sqoop
11 12 (8.82%) Couchbase
11 12 (8.82%) Data Mining
11 12 (8.82%) MySQL
12 11 (8.09%) Impala
13 10 (7.35%) RDBMS
14 8 (5.88%) DB2
14 8 (5.88%) Oracle Database
15 6 (4.41%) SQL Server
15 6 (4.41%) RapidMiner
Development Applications
1 7 (5.15%) TeamCity
2 6 (4.41%) JIRA
3 4 (2.94%) JUnit
3 4 (2.94%) Maven
3 4 (2.94%) Hudson
3 4 (2.94%) Mockito
4 3 (2.21%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.21%) Talend Open Studio
4 3 (2.21%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.47%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.74%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (0.74%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.74%) RSpec
General
1 20 (14.71%) Finance
2 12 (8.82%) Banking
3 11 (8.09%) Marketing
4 9 (6.62%) Investment Banking
5 6 (4.41%) Front Office
6 4 (2.94%) Financial Institution
7 3 (2.21%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.21%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.47%) Publishing
9 1 (0.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 54 (39.71%) Developer
2 23 (16.91%) Architect
3 22 (16.18%) Data Scientist
4 19 (13.97%) Java Developer
5 17 (12.50%) Hadoop Developer
6 14 (10.29%) Senior Developer
7 11 (8.09%) Big Data Developer
8 10 (7.35%) Analyst
8 10 (7.35%) Data Analyst
9 8 (5.88%) Consultant
9 8 (5.88%) Data Architect
10 7 (5.15%) Big Data Architect
10 7 (5.15%) Data Consultant
11 6 (4.41%) Technical Architect
11 6 (4.41%) Big Data Consultant
12 5 (3.68%) Insight Analyst
12 5 (3.68%) Solutions Architect
13 3 (2.21%) Scala Developer
13 3 (2.21%) Senior Architect
13 3 (2.21%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (18.38%) Kafka
2 12 (8.82%) Spring
3 11 (8.09%) Hibernate
4 7 (5.15%) Natural Language Processing
5 6 (4.41%) Web Services
5 6 (4.41%) HTML
5 6 (4.41%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (2.94%) .NET
6 4 (2.94%) J2EE
6 4 (2.94%) CSS
6 4 (2.94%) JDBC
6 4 (2.94%) J2SE
6 4 (2.94%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (2.21%) AngularJS
7 3 (2.21%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (2.21%) JSON
7 3 (2.21%) XML
8 2 (1.47%) Ehcache
8 2 (1.47%) HTML5
8 2 (1.47%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 27 (19.85%) Computer Science
2 24 (17.65%) Visualisation
3 19 (13.97%) Open Source
4 15 (11.03%) Mathematics
4 15 (11.03%) Statistics
5 7 (5.15%) Physics
6 4 (2.94%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.47%) Clustering
7 2 (1.47%) Neural Network
7 2 (1.47%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.47%) Replication
7 2 (1.47%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.47%) Semantic Web
8 1 (0.74%) Oracle Exalytics
8 1 (0.74%) Linked Data
8 1 (0.74%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 26 (19.12%) Linux
2 15 (11.03%) UNIX
3 4 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.21%) Windows
5 2 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.47%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.47%) CentOS
5 2 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (24.26%) Analytics
2 31 (22.79%) ETL
3 16 (11.76%) Machine Learning
4 14 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (9.56%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (8.82%) TDD
6 12 (8.82%) Data Analysis
6 12 (8.82%) Complex Event Processing
7 10 (7.35%) E-Commerce
8 9 (6.62%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (6.62%) Multithreading
8 9 (6.62%) Data Modelling
9 8 (5.88%) OO
9 8 (5.88%) Data Architecture
9 8 (5.88%) Software Engineering
9 8 (5.88%) Statistical Modelling
10 7 (5.15%) Project Planning
10 7 (5.15%) BDD
10 7 (5.15%) Data Visualisation
10 7 (5.15%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 81 (59.56%) Java
2 50 (36.76%) Python
3 47 (34.56%) SQL
4 44 (32.35%) Scala
5 43 (31.62%) R
6 18 (13.24%) JavaScript
7 13 (9.56%) Perl
8 12 (8.82%) C++
9 11 (8.09%) MATLAB
10 10 (7.35%) Ruby
11 9 (6.62%) Groovy
11 9 (6.62%) Clojure
12 8 (5.88%) C#
13 6 (4.41%) Bash Shell
14 4 (2.94%) C
15 2 (1.47%) Shell Script
15 2 (1.47%) Lisp
15 2 (1.47%) T-SQL
15 2 (1.47%) Korn
15 2 (1.47%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 15 (11.03%) Degree
2 10 (7.35%) PhD
3 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.47%) MCT
3 2 (1.47%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.47%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.74%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 17 (12.50%) HDFS
2 10 (7.35%) Apache Flume
3 7 (5.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 26 (19.12%) Oozie
2 5 (3.68%) Ambari
3 4 (2.94%) Puppet
3 4 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.47%) Ansible
5 1 (0.74%) Salt
Vendors
1 32 (23.53%) Oracle
2 13 (9.56%) Cloudera
3 10 (7.35%) Sybase
4 9 (6.62%) Netezza
5 7 (5.15%) Google
5 7 (5.15%) Teradata
6 6 (4.41%) Tableau
7 5 (3.68%) Hortonworks
7 5 (3.68%) Vertica
7 5 (3.68%) MapR
7 5 (3.68%) Greenplum
8 4 (2.94%) SAP
8 4 (2.94%) DoubleClick
9 3 (2.21%) Talend
9 3 (2.21%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.21%) IBM
9 3 (2.21%) Microsoft
9 3 (2.21%) Adobe
9 3 (2.21%) Informatica
10 2 (1.47%) Akamai
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