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 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MapReduce
Rank 524 520 542
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +22
Contract jobs citing MapReduce 82 59 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.11% 0.085%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.15% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 53 37
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£625 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £329 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £775 £670 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £625 £358 -
% change year-on-year
+74.82% -
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
41951 38607 41075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.17% 73.26% 70.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 26010 23715 23830
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1162 1053 1463
Average hourly rate £23.50 £28.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.07% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.84 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 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 29 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
England +3 80 £625 +25.00% 20
London +47 76 £625 +19.04% 16
City of London +18 20 £625 +25.00% 6
Surrey -3 2 - - 2
North West -12 2 - -
South East -18 2 - - 3
South Wales - - - -
South West - - - - 1
Wales - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Scotland - - - - 3
East of England - - - - 2
Manchester - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bristol - - - - 1
Cardiff - - - -
Edinburgh - - - - 2
Epsom - - - -
Glasgow - - - - 1
Harrow - - - - 1
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Kidlington - - - -

MapReduce
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (81.12%) Hadoop
2 100 (69.93%) Big Data
3 87 (60.84%) Apache Hive
4 80 (55.94%) Java
5 56 (39.16%) NoSQL
6 52 (36.36%) Apache Cassandra
6 52 (36.36%) SQL
7 51 (35.66%) Apache Pig
8 47 (32.87%) HBase
9 44 (30.77%) Python
10 43 (30.07%) Scala
11 42 (29.37%) Analytics
12 41 (28.67%) Oozie
13 40 (27.97%) Oracle
14 34 (23.78%) Visualisation
15 32 (22.38%) MongoDB
16 31 (21.68%) HDFS
17 30 (20.98%) Cascading
17 30 (20.98%) R
18 29 (20.28%) ETL
19 26 (18.18%) Banking
19 26 (18.18%) Linux
19 26 (18.18%) Mahout
19 26 (18.18%) Kafka
20 24 (16.78%) Couchbase
21 22 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
21 22 (15.38%) Sqoop
22 21 (14.69%) Finance
22 21 (14.69%) Apache Flume
22 21 (14.69%) Netezza

MapReduce
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 51 (35.66%) Apache Pig
2 13 (9.09%) Oracle Coherence
3 12 (8.39%) SAS
4 6 (4.20%) Apache
5 3 (2.10%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.70%) Zope
6 1 (0.70%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.70%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (3.50%) MS Excel
1 5 (3.50%) Mathematica
2 2 (1.40%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 17 (11.89%) Amazon EMR
2 11 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (4.90%) GitHub
4 2 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.40%) AWS Data Pipeline
5 1 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.70%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.10%) LAN
1 3 (2.10%) WAN
2 2 (1.40%) Internet
2 2 (1.40%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (81.12%) Hadoop
2 100 (69.93%) Big Data
3 87 (60.84%) Apache Hive
4 56 (39.16%) NoSQL
5 52 (36.36%) Apache Cassandra
6 47 (32.87%) HBase
7 32 (22.38%) MongoDB
8 26 (18.18%) Mahout
9 24 (16.78%) Couchbase
10 22 (15.38%) Sqoop
10 22 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
11 18 (12.59%) Oracle Exadata
11 18 (12.59%) HCatalog
12 17 (11.89%) Riak
13 16 (11.19%) MarkLogic
14 14 (9.79%) Relational Database
15 12 (8.39%) MySQL
15 12 (8.39%) DB2
16 11 (7.69%) Impala
17 10 (6.99%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (5.59%) TeamCity
2 6 (4.20%) JIRA
3 4 (2.80%) JUnit
3 4 (2.80%) Maven
3 4 (2.80%) Mockito
3 4 (2.80%) Hudson
4 3 (2.10%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.40%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (1.40%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (1.40%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.40%) Jasmine
General
1 26 (18.18%) Banking
2 21 (14.69%) Finance
3 15 (10.49%) Investment Banking
4 10 (6.99%) Marketing
4 10 (6.99%) Front Office
5 3 (2.10%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.10%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.40%) Publishing
6 2 (1.40%) Retail
7 1 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 61 (42.66%) Developer
2 29 (20.28%) Architect
3 24 (16.78%) Java Developer
4 17 (11.89%) Hadoop Developer
5 15 (10.49%) Senior Developer
6 14 (9.79%) Data Scientist
6 14 (9.79%) Big Data Developer
7 10 (6.99%) Enterprise Architect
8 9 (6.29%) Data Analyst
8 9 (6.29%) Data Architect
8 9 (6.29%) Consultant
8 9 (6.29%) Analyst
9 8 (5.59%) Big Data Architect
9 8 (5.59%) Data Consultant
10 7 (4.90%) Big Data Consultant
11 6 (4.20%) Technical Architect
12 5 (3.50%) Insight Analyst
13 4 (2.80%) Senior Big Data Developer
13 4 (2.80%) Trainer
14 3 (2.10%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (20.98%) Cascading
2 26 (18.18%) Kafka
3 17 (11.89%) Spring
4 16 (11.19%) Hibernate
5 9 (6.29%) Web Services
6 7 (4.90%) Natural Language Processing
7 6 (4.20%) RabbitMQ
8 5 (3.50%) XML
8 5 (3.50%) HTML
9 4 (2.80%) J2EE
9 4 (2.80%) J2SE
9 4 (2.80%) ActiveMQ
9 4 (2.80%) JDBC
10 3 (2.10%) RESTful
10 3 (2.10%) Ajax
10 3 (2.10%) JSON
10 3 (2.10%) CSS
10 3 (2.10%) .NET
11 2 (1.40%) Spring MVC
11 2 (1.40%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 34 (23.78%) Visualisation
2 18 (12.59%) Open Source
3 17 (11.89%) Computer Science
4 9 (6.29%) Mathematics
5 6 (4.20%) Statistics
6 3 (2.10%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.40%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.40%) Replication
8 1 (0.70%) Linked Data
8 1 (0.70%) Oracle Exalytics
8 1 (0.70%) Semantic Web
8 1 (0.70%) Physics
8 1 (0.70%) Clustering
8 1 (0.70%) IPTV
8 1 (0.70%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 26 (18.18%) Linux
2 18 (12.59%) UNIX
3 4 (2.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.40%) Windows
4 2 (1.40%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.40%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (29.37%) Analytics
2 29 (20.28%) ETL
3 18 (12.59%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (11.19%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (9.09%) Multithreading
5 13 (9.09%) Complex Event Processing
6 12 (8.39%) TDD
7 11 (7.69%) E-Commerce
8 10 (6.99%) OO
8 10 (6.99%) Low Latency
9 9 (6.29%) Statistical Modelling
9 9 (6.29%) Data Modelling
10 8 (5.59%) Software Engineering
10 8 (5.59%) Information Retrieval
10 8 (5.59%) BDD
10 8 (5.59%) Data Visualisation
10 8 (5.59%) Machine Learning
10 8 (5.59%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (4.90%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (4.90%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 80 (55.94%) Java
2 52 (36.36%) SQL
3 44 (30.77%) Python
4 43 (30.07%) Scala
5 30 (20.98%) R
6 18 (12.59%) JavaScript
7 14 (9.79%) Perl
7 14 (9.79%) C#
8 9 (6.29%) Ruby
8 9 (6.29%) Groovy
9 8 (5.59%) Clojure
10 6 (4.20%) MATLAB
10 6 (4.20%) Bash Shell
11 5 (3.50%) C++
12 4 (2.80%) C
13 3 (2.10%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.40%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.40%) F#
14 2 (1.40%) Korn
15 1 (0.70%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 12 (8.39%) Degree
2 4 (2.80%) MCT
2 4 (2.80%) PhD
2 4 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.40%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.40%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.70%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.10%) QA
System Software
1 31 (21.68%) HDFS
2 21 (14.69%) Apache Flume
3 19 (13.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 8 (5.59%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 41 (28.67%) Oozie
2 17 (11.89%) Ambari
3 5 (3.50%) Puppet
3 5 (3.50%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.10%) Ansible
5 2 (1.40%) Chukwa
6 1 (0.70%) Salt
Vendors
1 40 (27.97%) Oracle
2 21 (14.69%) Netezza
3 19 (13.29%) Teradata
4 18 (12.59%) Hortonworks
5 16 (11.19%) MapR
6 14 (9.79%) Sybase
7 13 (9.09%) Cloudera
8 7 (4.90%) Google
9 6 (4.20%) Microsoft
9 6 (4.20%) Greenplum
9 6 (4.20%) Tableau
9 6 (4.20%) RapidMiner
10 5 (3.50%) Vertica
11 4 (2.80%) DoubleClick
12 3 (2.10%) Cisco
12 3 (2.10%) Red Hat
12 3 (2.10%) Intel
13 2 (1.40%) Informatica
13 2 (1.40%) SAP
13 2 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
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