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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MapReduce
Rank 513 537 535
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -2
Contract jobs citing MapReduce 113 79 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.14% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.19% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 61 47
Average daily rate
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£550 £625 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £775 £685
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £625 £345
% change year-on-year
-36.00% +81.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £33.55 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 - -

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
45650 42374 39473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.94% 76.20% 74.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 29733 26205 24236
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1234 1151 1099
Average hourly rate £31.44 £23.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.78% -18.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 2015.

MapReduce Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

MapReduce
Top 25 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 28 August 2015. 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 99 £550 -12.00% 52
London +19 74 £575 -8.00% 30
City of London +1 17 £550 -12.00% 7
East of England - 15 £500 - 5
Cambridgeshire - 14 £500 - 4
Wales - 8 £350 -
Cardiff - 8 £350 -
South Wales - 8 £350 -
South East -14 7 £425 - 5
Surrey +1 6 £425 - 1
West Sussex - 6 £425 -
Croydon - 6 - -
North West -32 1 - - 4
West Midlands - 1 - - 4
Warwickshire - 1 - - 2
Midlands - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £475 -
Reading - 1 £475 - 1
Norwich - 1 - -
Warwick - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - - 4
Berkshire - 1 £475 - 1
Glasgow - 1 £525 -
Scotland - 1 £525 - 1
Norfolk - 1 - -

MapReduce
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 178 (95.19%) Hadoop
2 113 (60.43%) Big Data
3 111 (59.36%) Apache Hive
4 98 (52.41%) Java
5 70 (37.43%) Agile Software Development
6 68 (36.36%) Apache Pig
7 66 (35.29%) Apache Spark
8 53 (28.34%) HDFS
9 51 (27.27%) SQL
10 50 (26.74%) HBase
11 46 (24.60%) NoSQL
12 45 (24.06%) Apache Cassandra
13 40 (21.39%) Kafka
14 39 (20.86%) Python
15 37 (19.79%) TDD
15 37 (19.79%) Scala
16 36 (19.25%) Impala
17 34 (18.18%) Finance
18 33 (17.65%) Analytics
19 31 (16.58%) Apache Flume
19 31 (16.58%) Banking
20 30 (16.04%) E-Commerce
20 30 (16.04%) Analytical Skills
21 29 (15.51%) Linux
21 29 (15.51%) Business Intelligence
22 28 (14.97%) Apache
23 26 (13.90%) Scrum
23 26 (13.90%) MongoDB
24 25 (13.37%) R
25 24 (12.83%) SQL Server

MapReduce
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 68 (36.36%) Apache Pig
2 66 (35.29%) Apache Spark
3 28 (14.97%) Apache
4 18 (9.63%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (4.28%) SAS
6 6 (3.21%) WebLogic
6 6 (3.21%) Oracle Coherence
6 6 (3.21%) Apache Solr
6 6 (3.21%) Confluence
7 3 (1.60%) GemFire
7 3 (1.60%) Zope
8 2 (1.07%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.53%) IPython
9 1 (0.53%) Mule ESB
9 1 (0.53%) Mule
9 1 (0.53%) CMS
9 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (3.74%) SPSS
2 2 (1.07%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.81%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.67%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (1.60%) GitHub
3 3 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.60%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.74%) AMQP
2 6 (3.21%) Internet
3 2 (1.07%) LAN
3 2 (1.07%) WAN
4 1 (0.53%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.53%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (95.19%) Hadoop
2 113 (60.43%) Big Data
3 111 (59.36%) Apache Hive
4 50 (26.74%) HBase
5 46 (24.60%) NoSQL
6 45 (24.06%) Apache Cassandra
7 36 (19.25%) Impala
8 26 (13.90%) MongoDB
9 24 (12.83%) SQL Server
9 24 (12.83%) Relational Database
10 22 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
11 15 (8.02%) MySQL
12 13 (6.95%) Sqoop
13 11 (5.88%) DB2
13 11 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
14 9 (4.81%) Oracle Database
15 8 (4.28%) RDBMS
16 6 (3.21%) Data Mining
17 5 (2.67%) DataStage
17 5 (2.67%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 15 (8.02%) Gradle
2 14 (7.49%) Git (software)
3 11 (5.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 10 (5.35%) JIRA
5 9 (4.81%) Selenium
5 9 (4.81%) Subversion
5 9 (4.81%) Maven
5 9 (4.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (4.28%) SoapUI
6 8 (4.28%) Ant
6 8 (4.28%) JUnit
6 8 (4.28%) LoadUI
7 7 (3.74%) Eclipse
7 7 (3.74%) Cucumber
8 6 (3.21%) Fiddler
8 6 (3.21%) Mercurial
9 4 (2.14%) Jasmine
10 3 (1.60%) Talend Open Studio
11 1 (0.53%) JMeter
11 1 (0.53%) Log4j
General
1 34 (18.18%) Finance
2 31 (16.58%) Banking
3 15 (8.02%) Investment Banking
4 6 (3.21%) Retail
5 5 (2.67%) Front Office
6 3 (1.60%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.60%) Games
7 2 (1.07%) Marketing
8 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.53%) Electronics
8 1 (0.53%) Automotive
8 1 (0.53%) Legal
8 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.53%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 109 (58.29%) Developer
2 59 (31.55%) Hadoop Developer
3 30 (16.04%) Architect
4 29 (15.51%) Java Developer
5 22 (11.76%) Data Architect
6 19 (10.16%) Big Data Developer
7 17 (9.09%) Big Data Architect
8 13 (6.95%) Senior Developer
9 10 (5.35%) Consultant
9 10 (5.35%) Python Developer
10 8 (4.28%) Data Consultant
11 6 (3.21%) Administrator
11 6 (3.21%) DevOps Engineer
11 6 (3.21%) Big Data Consultant
12 5 (2.67%) Scala Developer
12 5 (2.67%) Data Administrator
12 5 (2.67%) Analyst
12 5 (2.67%) Team Leader
12 5 (2.67%) Data Analyst
13 4 (2.14%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (21.39%) Kafka
2 23 (12.30%) Web Services
3 22 (11.76%) RESTful
4 16 (8.56%) Cascading
5 14 (7.49%) Spring
6 10 (5.35%) SOAP
6 10 (5.35%) JSON
6 10 (5.35%) jQuery
7 9 (4.81%) Java EE
7 9 (4.81%) HTML
8 8 (4.28%) JMS
8 8 (4.28%) NumPy
8 8 (4.28%) Pandas
9 7 (3.74%) HTML5
9 7 (3.74%) .NET
9 7 (3.74%) EJB
10 6 (3.21%) CSS
10 6 (3.21%) J2EE
10 6 (3.21%) ASP.NET
10 6 (3.21%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 30 (16.04%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.74%) Data Integration
3 6 (3.21%) Video on Demand
3 6 (3.21%) Digital Media
3 6 (3.21%) Algorithms
4 5 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.67%) Visualisation
4 5 (2.67%) Statistics
5 4 (2.14%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.07%) Reference Data
6 2 (1.07%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.07%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.53%) Replication
7 1 (0.53%) Derivative
7 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.53%) DTV
7 1 (0.53%) Applied Mathematics
7 1 (0.53%) Physics
7 1 (0.53%) Spread Betting
7 1 (0.53%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 29 (15.51%) Linux
2 21 (11.23%) UNIX
3 7 (3.74%) Windows
3 7 (3.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (37.43%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (19.79%) TDD
3 33 (17.65%) Analytics
4 30 (16.04%) E-Commerce
5 29 (15.51%) Business Intelligence
6 26 (13.90%) Scrum
7 23 (12.30%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (10.70%) Data Modelling
9 18 (9.63%) OO
9 18 (9.63%) ETL
10 15 (8.02%) SOA
10 15 (8.02%) Software Engineering
10 15 (8.02%) Open Source
11 14 (7.49%) Multithreading
12 13 (6.95%) DevOps
13 11 (5.88%) SDLC
13 11 (5.88%) BDD
13 11 (5.88%) Data Analysis
14 10 (5.35%) MVC
15 9 (4.81%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 98 (52.41%) Java
2 51 (27.27%) SQL
3 39 (20.86%) Python
4 37 (19.79%) Scala
5 25 (13.37%) R
6 16 (8.56%) Perl
7 15 (8.02%) JavaScript
8 12 (6.42%) C++
8 12 (6.42%) T-SQL
9 8 (4.28%) C#
10 5 (2.67%) C
11 4 (2.14%) MATLAB
11 4 (2.14%) Ruby
11 4 (2.14%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.07%) Spark SQL
12 2 (1.07%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.53%) PHP
13 1 (0.53%) Groovy
13 1 (0.53%) SPARQL
13 1 (0.53%) Jython
Qualifications
1 8 (4.28%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.74%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.53%) MCT
3 1 (0.53%) Degree
3 1 (0.53%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.07%) QA
2 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.53%) Basel II
System Software
1 53 (28.34%) HDFS
2 31 (16.58%) Apache Flume
3 5 (2.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (1.07%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.53%) NFS
5 1 (0.53%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 24 (12.83%) Oozie
2 17 (9.09%) Hadoop YARN
3 9 (4.81%) Puppet
4 6 (3.21%) Vagrant
5 5 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (2.14%) Ambari
7 2 (1.07%) Ansible
8 1 (0.53%) logstash
8 1 (0.53%) Kibana
8 1 (0.53%) Chukwa
Vendors
1 23 (12.30%) Oracle
2 21 (11.23%) Cloudera
3 16 (8.56%) Teradata
4 13 (6.95%) Netezza
5 11 (5.88%) IBM
6 10 (5.35%) MapR
6 10 (5.35%) Hortonworks
7 8 (4.28%) Informatica
7 8 (4.28%) Cognos
8 7 (3.74%) Atlassian
8 7 (3.74%) Red Hat
9 6 (3.21%) Ab Initio
9 6 (3.21%) Vertica
10 4 (2.14%) Greenplum
11 3 (1.60%) Sybase
11 3 (1.60%) SAP
11 3 (1.60%) Talend
11 3 (1.60%) Tableau
11 3 (1.60%) Alteryx
12 2 (1.07%) SaltStack
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