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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MapReduce
Rank 528 501 539
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +38
Contract jobs citing MapReduce 78 73 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.14% 0.092%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.19% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 55 43
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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 £425 £333 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £775 £675 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £625 £345 -
% change year-on-year
+81.15% -
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
42741 39110 42091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.95% 74.08% 71.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 26680 24151 24372
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1185 1098 1551
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £46.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 September 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 22 September 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 -34 76 £625 +25.00% 17
London +15 74 £625 +25.00% 12
City of London +23 21 £638 +41.66% 5
North West -5 2 - - 3
South East - - - - 1
South Wales - - - -
South West - - - - 1
Wales - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Scotland - - - - 2
East of England - - - -
Manchester - - - - 3
Marlow - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Staines - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bristol - - - - 1
Cardiff - - - -
Edinburgh - - - - 1
Epsom - - - -
Glasgow - - - - 1
Harrow - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -

MapReduce
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 120 (79.47%) Hadoop
2 103 (68.21%) Big Data
3 92 (60.93%) Apache Hive
4 82 (54.30%) Java
5 63 (41.72%) NoSQL
6 54 (35.76%) Apache Cassandra
6 54 (35.76%) SQL
7 52 (34.44%) HBase
8 51 (33.77%) Apache Pig
9 47 (31.13%) Analytics
10 46 (30.46%) Oozie
10 46 (30.46%) Scala
11 44 (29.14%) Python
12 41 (27.15%) Oracle
13 40 (26.49%) MongoDB
13 40 (26.49%) Visualisation
14 35 (23.18%) HDFS
15 31 (20.53%) Banking
15 31 (20.53%) Mahout
16 30 (19.87%) R
16 30 (19.87%) Agile Software Development
17 29 (19.21%) Couchbase
17 29 (19.21%) Cascading
18 28 (18.54%) ETL
19 27 (17.88%) Kafka
20 26 (17.22%) Apache Flume
20 26 (17.22%) Data Warehouse
20 26 (17.22%) Linux
20 26 (17.22%) Sqoop
21 24 (15.89%) Hortonworks

MapReduce
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (33.77%) Apache Pig
2 15 (9.93%) Oracle Coherence
3 11 (7.28%) SAS
4 8 (5.30%) Apache
5 3 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.99%) Zope
6 2 (1.32%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (3.97%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.31%) Mathematica
3 2 (1.32%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.60%) Amazon EMR
2 10 (6.62%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (4.64%) GitHub
4 2 (1.32%) AWS Data Pipeline
5 1 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.66%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.65%) LAN
1 4 (2.65%) WAN
2 3 (1.99%) Internet
3 2 (1.32%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (79.47%) Hadoop
2 103 (68.21%) Big Data
3 92 (60.93%) Apache Hive
4 63 (41.72%) NoSQL
5 54 (35.76%) Apache Cassandra
6 52 (34.44%) HBase
7 40 (26.49%) MongoDB
8 31 (20.53%) Mahout
9 29 (19.21%) Couchbase
10 26 (17.22%) Data Warehouse
10 26 (17.22%) Sqoop
11 23 (15.23%) HCatalog
11 23 (15.23%) Oracle Exadata
12 22 (14.57%) Riak
13 20 (13.25%) MarkLogic
14 14 (9.27%) MySQL
15 13 (8.61%) DB2
15 13 (8.61%) Relational Database
16 12 (7.95%) SQL Server
17 10 (6.62%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (3.97%) TeamCity
2 4 (2.65%) JIRA
3 3 (1.99%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (1.99%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.32%) Maven
4 2 (1.32%) JUnit
4 2 (1.32%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.32%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.32%) Mockito
4 2 (1.32%) Hudson
4 2 (1.32%) Jasmine
General
1 31 (20.53%) Banking
2 21 (13.91%) Finance
3 17 (11.26%) Investment Banking
4 11 (7.28%) Front Office
5 10 (6.62%) Marketing
6 3 (1.99%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.99%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.32%) Retail
8 1 (0.66%) Publishing
8 1 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 63 (41.72%) Developer
2 35 (23.18%) Architect
3 25 (16.56%) Java Developer
4 15 (9.93%) Senior Developer
4 15 (9.93%) Hadoop Developer
4 15 (9.93%) Big Data Developer
5 13 (8.61%) Data Scientist
5 13 (8.61%) Enterprise Architect
6 11 (7.28%) Data Architect
7 10 (6.62%) Big Data Architect
8 9 (5.96%) Consultant
8 9 (5.96%) Analyst
8 9 (5.96%) Data Analyst
9 8 (5.30%) Data Consultant
10 7 (4.64%) Big Data Consultant
10 7 (4.64%) Technical Architect
11 5 (3.31%) Insight Analyst
12 4 (2.65%) Senior Big Data Developer
12 4 (2.65%) Trainer
13 3 (1.99%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (19.21%) Cascading
2 27 (17.88%) Kafka
3 18 (11.92%) Spring
4 17 (11.26%) Hibernate
5 8 (5.30%) Web Services
6 7 (4.64%) XML
6 7 (4.64%) Natural Language Processing
7 5 (3.31%) RESTful
7 5 (3.31%) HTML
8 4 (2.65%) Memcached
8 4 (2.65%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (1.99%) Mason
9 3 (1.99%) .NET
9 3 (1.99%) J2EE
9 3 (1.99%) CSS
9 3 (1.99%) Ajax
9 3 (1.99%) JSON
9 3 (1.99%) Django
10 2 (1.32%) jQuery
10 2 (1.32%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 40 (26.49%) Visualisation
2 20 (13.25%) Open Source
3 17 (11.26%) Computer Science
4 13 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (5.96%) Mathematics
6 6 (3.97%) Statistics
7 3 (1.99%) Fixed Income
7 3 (1.99%) User Experience
8 2 (1.32%) Replication
9 1 (0.66%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.66%) Clustering
9 1 (0.66%) IPTV
9 1 (0.66%) Ontologies
9 1 (0.66%) Physics
9 1 (0.66%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.66%) Linked Data
9 1 (0.66%) Oracle Exalytics
9 1 (0.66%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 26 (17.22%) Linux
2 18 (11.92%) UNIX
3 5 (3.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.65%) Windows
5 3 (1.99%) CentOS
6 2 (1.32%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (31.13%) Analytics
2 30 (19.87%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (18.54%) ETL
4 21 (13.91%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (10.60%) TDD
6 14 (9.27%) Multithreading
7 13 (8.61%) Complex Event Processing
8 11 (7.28%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (7.28%) Low Latency
8 11 (7.28%) OO
8 11 (7.28%) E-Commerce
9 10 (6.62%) Data Modelling
10 9 (5.96%) Software Engineering
10 9 (5.96%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (5.96%) Statistical Modelling
11 8 (5.30%) BDD
11 8 (5.30%) Information Retrieval
11 8 (5.30%) Data Visualisation
11 8 (5.30%) Machine Learning
12 7 (4.64%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 82 (54.30%) Java
2 54 (35.76%) SQL
3 46 (30.46%) Scala
4 44 (29.14%) Python
5 30 (19.87%) R
6 18 (11.92%) JavaScript
7 17 (11.26%) C#
8 16 (10.60%) Perl
9 9 (5.96%) Ruby
9 9 (5.96%) Groovy
10 8 (5.30%) Clojure
11 6 (3.97%) Bash Shell
11 6 (3.97%) C++
12 5 (3.31%) C
12 5 (3.31%) MATLAB
13 3 (1.99%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.32%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.32%) F#
14 2 (1.32%) Korn
15 1 (0.66%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 12 (7.95%) Degree
2 4 (2.65%) MCT
2 4 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.99%) PhD
4 2 (1.32%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.32%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.66%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.65%) QA
System Software
1 35 (23.18%) HDFS
2 26 (17.22%) Apache Flume
3 24 (15.89%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 10 (6.62%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 46 (30.46%) Oozie
2 22 (14.57%) Ambari
3 5 (3.31%) Puppet
3 5 (3.31%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.65%) Ansible
5 2 (1.32%) Chukwa
6 1 (0.66%) Salt
Vendors
1 41 (27.15%) Oracle
2 24 (15.89%) Hortonworks
3 23 (15.23%) Teradata
3 23 (15.23%) Netezza
4 20 (13.25%) MapR
5 16 (10.60%) Cloudera
6 15 (9.93%) Sybase
7 6 (3.97%) Microsoft
7 6 (3.97%) Tableau
7 6 (3.97%) RapidMiner
8 5 (3.31%) Google
9 4 (2.65%) Intel
9 4 (2.65%) Cisco
10 3 (1.99%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.99%) Greenplum
10 3 (1.99%) Talend
11 2 (1.32%) Facebook
11 2 (1.32%) Twitter
11 2 (1.32%) Vertica
11 2 (1.32%) Endeca
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