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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
MapReduce
Rank 442 538 550
Rank change year-on-year
+96 +12
Contract jobs citing MapReduce 181 106 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.24% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 66 43
Median daily rate £575 £625 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £720 £700 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £563 £463
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +21.62%
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
41059 44815 43569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.50% 81.16% 77.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 27372 29040 28392
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1078 1342 1199
Median hourly rate £30.00 £31.44 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.58% +25.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +103 173 £550 -15.38% 36
London +40 122 £600 -7.69% 28
South East +57 25 £513 +46.57% 5
City of London +3 18 £638 +6.25% 8
Buckinghamshire - 13 £520 -
Milton Keynes - 12 £520 -
Yorkshire +18 9 £511 -11.08% 1
Surrey +18 8 £290 -10.76% 1
Staines - 8 £290 -
South Wales +8 7 £725 +103.50% 1
Wales -2 7 £725 +103.50% 1
Sheffield -10 6 £525 -8.69%
South Yorkshire -11 6 £525 -8.69%
West Midlands -5 5 £450 -37.93%
Newport - 5 £725 -
Canary Wharf - 5 £575 -
North West +11 4 £500 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 4 £563 -
Docklands, London - 4 £600 -
East of England - 4 £563 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £475 - 1
Gloucestershire - 3 - -
Wolverhampton - 3 £450 -
Leeds - 3 £475 - 1
Cheltenham - 3 - -
South West - 3 - -
Cambridge - 2 £638 -
Manchester - 2 £475 - 2
Warrington - 2 £538 -
Cheshire - 2 £538 -

MapReduce
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 261 (92.55%) Hadoop
2 250 (88.65%) Big Data
3 212 (75.18%) Apache Hive
4 190 (67.38%) Apache Spark
5 176 (62.41%) Java
6 161 (57.09%) Python
7 136 (48.23%) HBase
8 128 (45.39%) Apache Pig
9 117 (41.49%) NoSQL
10 109 (38.65%) Linux
11 107 (37.94%) SQL
12 105 (37.23%) HDFS
13 99 (35.11%) Agile Software Development
14 92 (32.62%) MongoDB
15 87 (30.85%) Scala
16 79 (28.01%) Hadoop YARN
16 79 (28.01%) ETL
17 71 (25.18%) Finance
18 70 (24.82%) Analytics
19 69 (24.47%) Kafka
20 68 (24.11%) Apache Cassandra
20 68 (24.11%) Sqoop
21 66 (23.40%) Open Source
22 61 (21.63%) Relational Database
23 60 (21.28%) Apache
24 57 (20.21%) Apache Flume
25 54 (19.15%) R
26 52 (18.44%) Oozie
26 52 (18.44%) SQL Server
27 51 (18.09%) Business Intelligence

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
1 190 (67.38%) Apache Spark
2 128 (45.39%) Apache Pig
3 60 (21.28%) Apache
4 23 (8.16%) Apache Solr
5 17 (6.03%) SAS
6 13 (4.61%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (3.19%) Confluence
8 6 (2.13%) Oracle Coherence
9 2 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.71%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.71%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.35%) IIS
10 1 (0.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (2.13%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.77%) SPSS
3 4 (1.42%) Stata
Business Applications
1 2 (0.71%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 48 (17.02%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (7.45%) Amazon EMR
2 21 (7.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (6.74%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (2.84%) Amazon S3
5 6 (2.13%) Office 365
6 5 (1.77%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (1.77%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (1.42%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (1.06%) Amazon Glacier
8 3 (1.06%) Flurry Analytics
8 3 (1.06%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.35%) AWS Data Pipeline
9 1 (0.35%) GitHub
9 1 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (8.87%) Kerberos
2 9 (3.19%) LAN
2 9 (3.19%) WAN
3 5 (1.77%) HTTP
3 5 (1.77%) LDAP
4 1 (0.35%) AMQP
4 1 (0.35%) Firewall
4 1 (0.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 261 (92.55%) Hadoop
2 250 (88.65%) Big Data
3 212 (75.18%) Apache Hive
4 136 (48.23%) HBase
5 117 (41.49%) NoSQL
6 92 (32.62%) MongoDB
7 68 (24.11%) Apache Cassandra
7 68 (24.11%) Sqoop
8 61 (21.63%) Relational Database
9 52 (18.44%) SQL Server
10 38 (13.48%) Impala
11 37 (13.12%) Data Warehouse
12 28 (9.93%) Data Lake
13 21 (7.45%) MySQL
14 20 (7.09%) PostgreSQL
15 19 (6.74%) RDBMS
16 15 (5.32%) Pentaho
17 11 (3.90%) Apache Zeppelin
17 11 (3.90%) DataStage
17 11 (3.90%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 21 (7.45%) Git (software)
2 20 (7.09%) Jenkins
3 19 (6.74%) Eclipse
4 18 (6.38%) Ant
4 18 (6.38%) Gradle
4 18 (6.38%) Hudson
5 16 (5.67%) Talend Open Studio
6 11 (3.90%) Maven
7 9 (3.19%) JIRA
8 8 (2.84%) Subversion
9 7 (2.48%) JUnit
10 6 (2.13%) Mockito
11 2 (0.71%) Apache Continuum
12 1 (0.35%) Artifactory
12 1 (0.35%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.35%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.35%) RStudio
12 1 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.35%) Vagrant
General
1 71 (25.18%) Finance
2 36 (12.77%) Banking
3 14 (4.96%) Front Office
4 12 (4.26%) Marketing
5 9 (3.19%) Investment Banking
6 8 (2.84%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.13%) Retail
8 2 (0.71%) Electronics
8 2 (0.71%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.35%) Advertising
9 1 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.35%) Games
9 1 (0.35%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 76 (26.95%) Developer
2 51 (18.09%) Architect
3 46 (16.31%) Data Engineer
4 41 (14.54%) Hadoop Developer
5 39 (13.83%) Big Data Engineer
5 39 (13.83%) Data Architect
6 36 (12.77%) Big Data Architect
7 31 (10.99%) Java Developer
8 28 (9.93%) Big Data Developer
9 26 (9.22%) Administrator
10 22 (7.80%) Senior Developer
11 19 (6.74%) Hadoop Engineer
11 19 (6.74%) Java Engineer
12 18 (6.38%) Hadoop Architect
13 17 (6.03%) Hadoop Administrator
14 15 (5.32%) Analyst
14 15 (5.32%) Senior Java Developer
15 14 (4.96%) Apache Spark Developer
16 12 (4.26%) Data Scientist
16 12 (4.26%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (24.47%) Kafka
2 40 (14.18%) Web Services
3 35 (12.41%) XML
4 29 (10.28%) JMS
5 25 (8.87%) HTML
6 22 (7.80%) Java EE
7 19 (6.74%) EJB
8 18 (6.38%) CSS
9 17 (6.03%) .NET
9 17 (6.03%) XSLT
10 14 (4.96%) Apache Tez
11 12 (4.26%) Akka
11 12 (4.26%) JSON
12 11 (3.90%) Spring
13 10 (3.55%) Cascading
13 10 (3.55%) REST
14 8 (2.84%) Oracle GoldenGate
14 8 (2.84%) Spark Streaming
15 7 (2.48%) D3.js
15 7 (2.48%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (8.16%) Algorithms
3 16 (5.67%) Statistics
4 15 (5.32%) Computer Science
5 14 (4.96%) Data Integration
6 13 (4.61%) Visualisation
7 11 (3.90%) Data Centre
8 8 (2.84%) Grid Computing
8 8 (2.84%) Mathematics
9 5 (1.77%) Clustering
9 5 (1.77%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 4 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.42%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.71%) Applied Mathematics
11 2 (0.71%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.71%) iSeries
11 2 (0.71%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.35%) Blog
12 1 (0.35%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 109 (38.65%) Linux
2 45 (15.96%) Unix
3 25 (8.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 25 (8.87%) Windows
4 2 (0.71%) CentOS
5 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (35.11%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (28.01%) ETL
3 70 (24.82%) Analytics
4 66 (23.40%) Open Source
5 51 (18.09%) Business Intelligence
6 47 (16.67%) TDD
7 44 (15.60%) Scrum
8 36 (12.77%) High Availability
9 33 (11.70%) Continuous Integration
10 31 (10.99%) Machine Learning
11 30 (10.64%) Data Modelling
12 26 (9.22%) Software Engineering
13 23 (8.16%) Data Analysis
13 23 (8.16%) OO
14 21 (7.45%) Performance Tuning
15 20 (7.09%) Data Analytics
15 20 (7.09%) DevOps
15 20 (7.09%) UML
16 19 (6.74%) Configuration Management
17 17 (6.03%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 176 (62.41%) Java
2 161 (57.09%) Python
3 107 (37.94%) SQL
4 87 (30.85%) Scala
5 54 (19.15%) R
6 48 (17.02%) Perl
7 34 (12.06%) Shell Script
8 31 (10.99%) C
9 19 (6.74%) C++
10 18 (6.38%) C#
11 17 (6.03%) VB.NET
12 14 (4.96%) PHP
12 14 (4.96%) Ruby
13 13 (4.61%) Bash Shell
14 10 (3.55%) MATLAB
15 9 (3.19%) JavaScript
16 6 (2.13%) PL/SQL
17 3 (1.06%) VB
18 1 (0.35%) ABAP
18 1 (0.35%) Go
Qualifications
1 30 (10.64%) Security Cleared
2 27 (9.57%) DV Cleared
3 18 (6.38%) Degree
4 7 (2.48%) PhD
5 6 (2.13%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.35%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.35%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.35%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.55%) Data Quality
2 8 (2.84%) QA
3 7 (2.48%) SLA
4 2 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 105 (37.23%) HDFS
2 57 (20.21%) Apache Flume
3 30 (10.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 9 (3.19%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (2.13%) Active Directory
5 6 (2.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 79 (28.01%) Hadoop YARN
2 52 (18.44%) Oozie
3 23 (8.16%) Ambari
4 17 (6.03%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (4.26%) Puppet
6 9 (3.19%) Ansible
7 6 (2.13%) Nagios
8 5 (1.77%) Control-M
8 5 (1.77%) logstash
9 4 (1.42%) Kibana
10 2 (0.71%) SCOM
Vendors
1 50 (17.73%) Hortonworks
2 47 (16.67%) Oracle
3 41 (14.54%) Cloudera
4 31 (10.99%) Red Hat
5 24 (8.51%) Teradata
6 16 (5.67%) Informatica
6 16 (5.67%) Tableau
6 16 (5.67%) Talend
7 15 (5.32%) SAP
8 12 (4.26%) Ab Initio
9 10 (3.55%) Microsoft
10 9 (3.19%) Cisco
10 9 (3.19%) Google
11 7 (2.48%) Cognos
11 7 (2.48%) IBM
12 6 (2.13%) MapR
13 5 (1.77%) MicroStrategy
13 5 (1.77%) Platfora
13 5 (1.77%) Splunk
13 5 (1.77%) Sybase
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