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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MapReduce
Rank 489 522 510
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -12
Contract jobs citing MapReduce 97 54 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.14% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 31 40
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£520 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £375 £423
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £488 -
% change year-on-year
-2.56% -
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
40696 38031 35236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.64% 73.82% 71.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 26662 23403 20710
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1104 1181 1433
Average hourly rate £24.00 £25.88 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.24% -13.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +10 94 £525 +16.66% 19
London +50 79 £538 +19.44% 14
City of London +6 23 £600 +41.17% 7
South East -22 5 £450 -25.00%
East of England -9 4 £625 +66.66% 4
North West - 4 £475 - 1
Manchester - 4 £475 -
Surrey -11 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Northampton - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Chatham - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Huddersfield - - - -
Knutsford - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - - 2
Kent - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
South West - - - -
Scotland - - - -

MapReduce
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 151 (85.31%) Hadoop
2 138 (77.97%) Big Data
3 107 (60.45%) Apache Hive
4 104 (58.76%) Java
5 69 (38.98%) NoSQL
6 60 (33.90%) Apache Cassandra
7 57 (32.20%) Apache Pig
8 56 (31.64%) HBase
9 54 (30.51%) HDFS
10 52 (29.38%) Python
10 52 (29.38%) MongoDB
10 52 (29.38%) Analytics
10 52 (29.38%) Apache Spark
11 48 (27.12%) Agile Software Development
11 48 (27.12%) Scala
12 45 (25.42%) Banking
13 41 (23.16%) Oozie
14 40 (22.60%) Oracle
15 38 (21.47%) SQL
16 37 (20.90%) Linux
17 34 (19.21%) Mahout
18 33 (18.64%) Data Warehouse
18 33 (18.64%) Visualisation
19 32 (18.08%) Apache Flume
20 31 (17.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
21 29 (16.38%) UNIX
21 29 (16.38%) Hortonworks
22 28 (15.82%) Finance
22 28 (15.82%) Sqoop
23 27 (15.25%) Teradata

MapReduce
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 57 (32.20%) Apache Pig
2 52 (29.38%) Apache Spark
3 17 (9.60%) Oracle Coherence
4 15 (8.47%) Apache
5 5 (2.82%) SAS
6 4 (2.26%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.26%) Node.js
7 3 (1.69%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.69%) Zope
7 3 (1.69%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.69%) Confluence
8 1 (0.56%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 3 (1.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.56%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 20 (11.30%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (10.73%) Amazon EMR
3 13 (7.34%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (5.65%) Amazon S3
5 7 (3.95%) GitHub
6 2 (1.13%) AWS Data Pipeline
6 2 (1.13%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.56%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.39%) Internet
1 6 (3.39%) AMQP
2 5 (2.82%) LAN
2 5 (2.82%) WAN
3 1 (0.56%) RTP
3 1 (0.56%) Firewall
3 1 (0.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (85.31%) Hadoop
2 138 (77.97%) Big Data
3 107 (60.45%) Apache Hive
4 69 (38.98%) NoSQL
5 60 (33.90%) Apache Cassandra
6 56 (31.64%) HBase
7 52 (29.38%) MongoDB
8 34 (19.21%) Mahout
9 33 (18.64%) Data Warehouse
10 28 (15.82%) Sqoop
11 27 (15.25%) HCatalog
12 25 (14.12%) Couchbase
13 23 (12.99%) Riak
13 23 (12.99%) Oracle Exadata
14 22 (12.43%) MarkLogic
15 16 (9.04%) MySQL
16 11 (6.21%) SQL Server
17 10 (5.65%) Impala
18 9 (5.08%) DB2
18 9 (5.08%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (3.95%) Maven
2 6 (3.39%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.39%) Subversion
3 4 (2.26%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.26%) Mercurial
3 4 (2.26%) JIRA
3 4 (2.26%) JUnit
4 3 (1.69%) Ant
4 3 (1.69%) Eclipse
4 3 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (1.69%) Cucumber
4 3 (1.69%) Gradle
4 3 (1.69%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.13%) Jasmine
5 2 (1.13%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 45 (25.42%) Banking
2 28 (15.82%) Finance
3 18 (10.17%) Investment Banking
4 12 (6.78%) Front Office
5 8 (4.52%) Marketing
6 3 (1.69%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.69%) Retail
7 2 (1.13%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.13%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.13%) Electronics
8 1 (0.56%) Back Office
8 1 (0.56%) Publishing
8 1 (0.56%) French Language
Job Titles
1 84 (47.46%) Developer
2 44 (24.86%) Architect
3 33 (18.64%) Java Developer
4 28 (15.82%) Big Data Developer
5 24 (13.56%) Big Data Architect
5 24 (13.56%) Data Architect
6 23 (12.99%) Hadoop Developer
7 14 (7.91%) Enterprise Architect
8 10 (5.65%) Senior Developer
8 10 (5.65%) Consultant
9 8 (4.52%) Data Consultant
10 7 (3.95%) Data Scientist
10 7 (3.95%) Big Data Consultant
11 6 (3.39%) Software Engineer
12 5 (2.82%) Scala Developer
12 5 (2.82%) Lead Architect
13 4 (2.26%) Lead Developer
13 4 (2.26%) Administrator
14 3 (1.69%) Trainer
14 3 (1.69%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (14.69%) Kafka
2 21 (11.86%) Cascading
3 17 (9.60%) Spring
4 14 (7.91%) Hibernate
5 12 (6.78%) Web Services
6 10 (5.65%) Apache Avro
6 10 (5.65%) Akka
7 8 (4.52%) RESTful
7 8 (4.52%) XML
7 8 (4.52%) J2EE
8 7 (3.95%) Django
9 6 (3.39%) JSON
10 5 (2.82%) Java EE
11 3 (1.69%) Mason
11 3 (1.69%) Memcached
11 3 (1.69%) RabbitMQ
11 3 (1.69%) REST
11 3 (1.69%) EJB
11 3 (1.69%) HTML
11 3 (1.69%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 33 (18.64%) Visualisation
2 20 (11.30%) Open Source
2 20 (11.30%) Algorithms
3 15 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.52%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.82%) Data Structures
6 4 (2.26%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.69%) Social Media
7 3 (1.69%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.69%) Statistics
7 3 (1.69%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.13%) DTV
8 2 (1.13%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.13%) Internet of Things
8 2 (1.13%) Machine to Machine
9 1 (0.56%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.56%) RMADS
9 1 (0.56%) Linked Data
9 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.56%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 37 (20.90%) Linux
2 29 (16.38%) UNIX
3 10 (5.65%) Windows
4 6 (3.39%) Ubuntu
5 5 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (29.38%) Analytics
2 48 (27.12%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (14.12%) TDD
4 23 (12.99%) Business Intelligence
5 19 (10.73%) OO
6 18 (10.17%) Software Engineering
6 18 (10.17%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (9.04%) Multithreading
7 16 (9.04%) ETL
8 14 (7.91%) Mentoring
9 12 (6.78%) Low Latency
10 11 (6.21%) BDD
11 9 (5.08%) Scrum
11 9 (5.08%) Performance Tuning
12 8 (4.52%) DevOps
12 8 (4.52%) OOP
13 7 (3.95%) Big Data Analytics
14 6 (3.39%) Data Architecture
14 6 (3.39%) Benchmarking
15 5 (2.82%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 104 (58.76%) Java
2 52 (29.38%) Python
3 48 (27.12%) Scala
4 38 (21.47%) SQL
5 16 (9.04%) C#
6 14 (7.91%) R
7 10 (5.65%) JavaScript
7 10 (5.65%) Ruby
8 9 (5.08%) Bash Shell
9 8 (4.52%) Groovy
9 8 (4.52%) Perl
9 8 (4.52%) C++
10 7 (3.95%) Clojure
11 2 (1.13%) F#
11 2 (1.13%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.13%) PHP
11 2 (1.13%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.56%) Pig Latin
12 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (4.52%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.39%) Degree
2 6 (3.39%) DV Cleared
3 3 (1.69%) MCT
3 3 (1.69%) PhD
3 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.56%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.82%) QA
System Software
1 54 (30.51%) HDFS
2 32 (18.08%) Apache Flume
3 31 (17.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 9 (5.08%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 41 (23.16%) Oozie
2 25 (14.12%) Ambari
3 19 (10.73%) Hadoop YARN
4 10 (5.65%) Puppet
5 7 (3.95%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (2.26%) Mesos
7 3 (1.69%) Ansible
7 3 (1.69%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 40 (22.60%) Oracle
2 29 (16.38%) Hortonworks
3 27 (15.25%) Teradata
4 25 (14.12%) MapR
5 23 (12.99%) Netezza
6 15 (8.47%) Cloudera
7 9 (5.08%) Sybase
8 6 (3.39%) Vertica
9 5 (2.82%) Cisco
9 5 (2.82%) Microsoft
9 5 (2.82%) Intel
10 4 (2.26%) HP
10 4 (2.26%) SAP
10 4 (2.26%) Infobright
11 3 (1.69%) Datameer
11 3 (1.69%) Atlassian
11 3 (1.69%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (1.13%) TIBCO
12 2 (1.13%) Greenplum
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