The table below looks at the statistics for MapReduce skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MapReduce over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
MapReduce
Rank 538 559 575
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +16
Contract jobs citing MapReduce 103 79 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.15% 0.097%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.18% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 57 34
Median daily rate £550 £550 £523
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £415 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £735 £800
UK excluding London median daily rate £485 £500 £520
% change year-on-year
-3.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
43989 42942 40972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.91% 79.23% 77.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 29145 27166 25895
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1025 1234 1230
Median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.71 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

MapReduce
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing MapReduce as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 May 2016.

MapReduce Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

MapReduce
Hourly Rate Trend

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

MapReduce Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

MapReduce
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MapReduce within the UK over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +11 101 £550 - 26
London +33 78 £550 -4.34% 18
City of London +38 9 £538 -2.27% 3
South East -13 7 £600 +20.00% 5
North West -14 7 £550 +10.00% 1
Liverpool - 6 £550 -
Merseyside - 6 £550 -
East of England +5 4 - -
Gloucestershire - 3 £403 - 1
South West - 3 £403 - 1
Buckinghamshire +10 2 - - 1
Cambridgeshire +5 2 - -
Milton Keynes +1 2 - - 1
Ipswich - 2 - -
Suffolk - 2 - -
County Antrim - 1 - -
Dundee - 1 £225 -
Scotland - 1 £225 - 5
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
Bradford - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Belfast - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Gloucester - 1 - - 1
Oxford - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Hampshire - 1 - - 1
Middlesex - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £600 - 3

MapReduce
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MapReduce also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for MapReduce.

1 154 (81.91%) Hadoop
2 116 (61.70%) Big Data
3 111 (59.04%) Apache Hive
4 97 (51.60%) Java
5 77 (40.96%) Apache Spark
6 64 (34.04%) Python
7 63 (33.51%) Analytics
8 62 (32.98%) Apache Pig
9 56 (29.79%) HBase
10 50 (26.60%) Scala
11 48 (25.53%) NoSQL
12 43 (22.87%) SQL
13 41 (21.81%) HDFS
14 40 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
15 38 (20.21%) Apache Cassandra
16 37 (19.68%) Linux
17 36 (19.15%) Business Intelligence
17 36 (19.15%) Apache Flume
18 35 (18.62%) Analytical Skills
18 35 (18.62%) Finance
19 33 (17.55%) Data Modelling
20 31 (16.49%) Cloudera
20 31 (16.49%) Relational Database
21 29 (15.43%) MongoDB
22 28 (14.89%) R
23 27 (14.36%) Hortonworks
24 26 (13.83%) ETL
24 26 (13.83%) Unix
25 25 (13.30%) Amazon AWS
25 25 (13.30%) Kafka

MapReduce
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 77 (40.96%) Apache Spark
2 62 (32.98%) Apache Pig
3 14 (7.45%) SAS
4 8 (4.26%) Node.js
5 7 (3.72%) Apache
6 4 (2.13%) Apache Solr
6 4 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.60%) Confluence
7 3 (1.60%) Oracle Coherence
7 3 (1.60%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.06%) JBoss
8 2 (1.06%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (1.06%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.53%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.53%) Jetty
Applications
1 5 (2.66%) Weka
2 2 (1.06%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.53%) SPSS
3 1 (0.53%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 25 (13.30%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (8.51%) Amazon EMR
3 4 (2.13%) Google App Engine
3 4 (2.13%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (1.60%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.60%) Amazon Kinesis
4 3 (1.60%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (1.60%) AWS CloudTrail
4 3 (1.60%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (1.60%) GitHub
4 3 (1.60%) Route 53
5 2 (1.06%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.53%) PaaS
6 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.60%) OpenVPN
2 2 (1.06%) Firewall
2 2 (1.06%) Kerberos
2 2 (1.06%) PuTTY
3 1 (0.53%) Broadband
3 1 (0.53%) Internet
3 1 (0.53%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (81.91%) Hadoop
2 116 (61.70%) Big Data
3 111 (59.04%) Apache Hive
4 56 (29.79%) HBase
5 48 (25.53%) NoSQL
6 38 (20.21%) Apache Cassandra
7 31 (16.49%) Relational Database
8 29 (15.43%) MongoDB
9 22 (11.70%) Impala
10 18 (9.57%) Sqoop
11 17 (9.04%) MySQL
12 15 (7.98%) Data Mining
13 13 (6.91%) SQL Server
14 12 (6.38%) Pentaho
15 9 (4.79%) DataStax
15 9 (4.79%) Neo4j
15 9 (4.79%) PostgreSQL
16 8 (4.26%) RDBMS
17 7 (3.72%) Data Warehouse
17 7 (3.72%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 9 (4.79%) JIRA
2 8 (4.26%) Jenkins
3 7 (3.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (2.66%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.13%) Bugzilla
5 4 (2.13%) Hudson
5 4 (2.13%) Subversion
5 4 (2.13%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (1.60%) GitLab
7 1 (0.53%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.53%) JMeter
7 1 (0.53%) JUnit
7 1 (0.53%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.53%) Maven
7 1 (0.53%) Mockito
7 1 (0.53%) NeoLoad
7 1 (0.53%) Rational Performance Tester
7 1 (0.53%) RStudio
7 1 (0.53%) SilkPerformer
7 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (18.62%) Finance
2 15 (7.98%) Banking
3 9 (4.79%) Investment Banking
4 6 (3.19%) Retail
5 5 (2.66%) Front Office
6 4 (2.13%) Back Office
7 2 (1.06%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.06%) Games
7 2 (1.06%) Publishing
7 2 (1.06%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.53%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 72 (38.30%) Developer
2 38 (20.21%) Architect
3 27 (14.36%) Hadoop Developer
4 25 (13.30%) Big Data Developer
5 24 (12.77%) Hadoop Engineer
6 22 (11.70%) Data Architect
7 20 (10.64%) Big Data Architect
7 20 (10.64%) Data Engineer
7 20 (10.64%) Hadoop Architect
8 16 (8.51%) Big Data Engineer
9 15 (7.98%) Java Developer
10 10 (5.32%) Consultant
10 10 (5.32%) NoSQL Developer
10 10 (5.32%) Python Developer
11 9 (4.79%) Apache Spark Developer
11 9 (4.79%) Data Scientist
11 9 (4.79%) Java Hadoop Developer
11 9 (4.79%) Software Engineer
12 8 (4.26%) MongoDB Developer
13 7 (3.72%) Hadoop Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (13.30%) Kafka
2 21 (11.17%) JSON
3 20 (10.64%) Web Services
4 14 (7.45%) Spring
5 10 (5.32%) Apache Avro
5 10 (5.32%) Cascading
6 7 (3.72%) Hibernate
6 7 (3.72%) REST
6 7 (3.72%) RESTful
6 7 (3.72%) XML
7 4 (2.13%) Akka
7 4 (2.13%) FIX Protocol
7 4 (2.13%) FpML
7 4 (2.13%) HTML
7 4 (2.13%) HTML5
7 4 (2.13%) JDBC
7 4 (2.13%) ODBC
7 4 (2.13%) Spark Streaming
7 4 (2.13%) Struts
8 3 (1.60%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 35 (18.62%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (9.57%) Algorithms
3 9 (4.79%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (4.79%) Statistics
4 7 (3.72%) Fintech
5 6 (3.19%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.19%) Visualisation
6 4 (2.13%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.13%) Fixed Income
6 4 (2.13%) iSeries
6 4 (2.13%) Replication
7 3 (1.60%) Credit Risk
7 3 (1.60%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.60%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.06%) Clustering
8 2 (1.06%) Neural Network
8 2 (1.06%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.53%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.53%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.53%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 37 (19.68%) Linux
2 26 (13.83%) Unix
3 13 (6.91%) Windows
4 7 (3.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.06%) Debian
7 2 (1.06%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.06%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.53%) Android
8 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.53%) CentOS
8 1 (0.53%) Fedora
8 1 (0.53%) Solaris
8 1 (0.53%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (33.51%) Analytics
2 40 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (19.15%) Business Intelligence
4 33 (17.55%) Data Modelling
5 26 (13.83%) ETL
6 22 (11.70%) Data Analytics
7 20 (10.64%) Open Source
8 19 (10.11%) Data Analysis
8 19 (10.11%) Software Engineering
9 18 (9.57%) Machine Learning
10 14 (7.45%) TDD
11 11 (5.85%) OO
12 10 (5.32%) Big Data Analytics
12 10 (5.32%) Data Architecture
12 10 (5.32%) DevOps
12 10 (5.32%) Presales
12 10 (5.32%) Scrum
13 9 (4.79%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (4.79%) Functional Programming
14 8 (4.26%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 97 (51.60%) Java
2 64 (34.04%) Python
3 50 (26.60%) Scala
4 43 (22.87%) SQL
5 28 (14.89%) R
6 14 (7.45%) JavaScript
7 10 (5.32%) C++
7 10 (5.32%) Shell Script
8 9 (4.79%) C
8 9 (4.79%) Perl
9 8 (4.26%) C#
10 5 (2.66%) Ruby
11 4 (2.13%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.60%) HiveQL
12 3 (1.60%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.06%) MATLAB
13 2 (1.06%) PHP
13 2 (1.06%) VBA
14 1 (0.53%) AWK
14 1 (0.53%) Lua
Qualifications
1 12 (6.38%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.26%) DV Cleared
3 7 (3.72%) Degree
4 2 (1.06%) ISEB
4 2 (1.06%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.53%) PhD
5 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.53%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.85%) QA
2 9 (4.79%) Data Quality
System Software
1 41 (21.81%) HDFS
2 36 (19.15%) Apache Flume
3 7 (3.72%) Docker
4 5 (2.66%) GridGain
5 4 (2.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (1.06%) Active Directory
6 2 (1.06%) Squid
6 2 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (1.06%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (11.17%) Oozie
2 10 (5.32%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (5.32%) Puppet
3 6 (3.19%) Hadoop YARN
4 4 (2.13%) Ambari
4 4 (2.13%) Ansible
5 3 (1.60%) Nessus
5 3 (1.60%) Rundeck
6 2 (1.06%) ArcSight ESM
6 2 (1.06%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.06%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (1.06%) WSUS
7 1 (0.53%) Ganglia
7 1 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.53%) Nagios
7 1 (0.53%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 31 (16.49%) Cloudera
2 27 (14.36%) Hortonworks
3 20 (10.64%) Oracle
4 6 (3.19%) IBM
4 6 (3.19%) SAP
4 6 (3.19%) Teradata
5 5 (2.66%) Greenplum
5 5 (2.66%) Informatica
6 4 (2.13%) AppDynamics
6 4 (2.13%) HP
6 4 (2.13%) SaltStack
6 4 (2.13%) Talend
7 3 (1.60%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.60%) Endeca
7 3 (1.60%) Google
7 3 (1.60%) Platfora
7 3 (1.60%) Qualys
7 3 (1.60%) Splunk
8 2 (1.06%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.06%) Symantec