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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
MapReduce
UK
Rank 427 543 523
Rank change year-on-year
+116 -20
Contract jobs citing MapReduce 171 81 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.19% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 55 72
Median daily rate £575 £550 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £375 £438
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £625 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £531 £550 £500
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +10.00%
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
37463 42318 40948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.62% 82.71% 79.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 24877 27655 25965
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 969 1164 1085
Median hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +49.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +123 165 £575 +4.54% 14
London +97 129 £600 +9.09% 8
City of London +11 22 £638 +22.59% 2
South East +19 20 £700 +16.66% 1
Berkshire - 15 £700 -
Reading - 14 £700 -
South Wales +16 6 £575 +61.40%
Wales +7 6 £575 +61.40%
Yorkshire +9 5 £475 -17.39% 1
Newport - 5 £575 -
Cardiff +13 4 £550 +54.38%
Buckinghamshire +6 4 - -
Northumberland - 4 £550 -
North East - 4 £550 -
Cramlington - 4 £550 -
Milton Keynes +6 3 - -
West Yorkshire - 3 £475 - 1
Leeds - 3 £475 - 1
Westminster - 3 - -
North West +21 2 £450 - 1
Cambridge +11 2 £550 -8.33%
Cambridgeshire +8 2 £550 -8.33%
East of England +4 2 £550 -8.33% 3
Sheffield 0 2 £525 -8.69%
South Yorkshire -3 2 £525 -8.69%
Canary Wharf - 2 £575 -
Surrey +14 1 £525 +13.51% 1
Manchester +13 1 - -
Gloucestershire +2 1 - -
South West +2 1 - -

MapReduce
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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.

1 295 (89.12%) Big Data
2 289 (87.31%) Hadoop
3 249 (75.23%) Apache Spark
4 236 (71.30%) Apache Hive
5 214 (64.65%) Java
6 201 (60.73%) Python
7 146 (44.11%) HBase
8 143 (43.20%) NoSQL
9 135 (40.79%) Apache Pig
10 120 (36.25%) Scala
11 111 (33.53%) HDFS
12 106 (32.02%) Linux
13 103 (31.12%) SQL
14 95 (28.70%) MongoDB
15 93 (28.10%) Agile Software Development
16 90 (27.19%) Finance
17 85 (25.68%) Hadoop YARN
18 81 (24.47%) ETL
19 80 (24.17%) R
20 76 (22.96%) Kafka
21 74 (22.36%) Sqoop
22 71 (21.45%) Analytics
23 70 (21.15%) Open Source
24 67 (20.24%) Machine Learning
25 62 (18.73%) Apache Cassandra
25 62 (18.73%) Apache
26 60 (18.13%) Unix
26 60 (18.13%) Business Intelligence
26 60 (18.13%) Oracle
27 59 (17.82%) Amazon AWS

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
1 249 (75.23%) Apache Spark
2 135 (40.79%) Apache Pig
3 62 (18.73%) Apache
4 29 (8.76%) Apache Solr
5 18 (5.44%) Oracle Coherence
6 17 (5.14%) SAS
7 15 (4.53%) Elasticsearch
8 13 (3.93%) Confluence
9 7 (2.11%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.60%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.30%) IIS
11 1 (0.30%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.30%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (2.11%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.51%) SPSS
3 4 (1.21%) Stata
4 3 (0.91%) GNU Octave
5 1 (0.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.60%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.30%) SAP MDG
3 1 (0.30%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 59 (17.82%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (8.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (7.85%) Amazon EMR
4 17 (5.14%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (4.53%) Amazon S3
6 12 (3.63%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (3.02%) AWS Lambda
8 9 (2.72%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (1.81%) Office 365
10 4 (1.21%) AWS Data Pipeline
11 3 (0.91%) Amazon Glacier
11 3 (0.91%) Amazon Kinesis
11 3 (0.91%) Flurry Analytics
11 3 (0.91%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.30%) GitHub
12 1 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (8.16%) Kerberos
2 9 (2.72%) LAN
2 9 (2.72%) WAN
3 4 (1.21%) HTTP
4 2 (0.60%) LDAP
5 1 (0.30%) AMQP
5 1 (0.30%) Internet
5 1 (0.30%) SSL
5 1 (0.30%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 295 (89.12%) Big Data
2 289 (87.31%) Hadoop
3 236 (71.30%) Apache Hive
4 146 (44.11%) HBase
5 143 (43.20%) NoSQL
6 95 (28.70%) MongoDB
7 74 (22.36%) Sqoop
8 62 (18.73%) Apache Cassandra
9 55 (16.62%) Impala
10 54 (16.31%) Relational Database
11 44 (13.29%) SQL Server
12 32 (9.67%) Data Warehouse
13 26 (7.85%) MySQL
14 25 (7.55%) Data Lake
15 21 (6.34%) PostgreSQL
16 20 (6.04%) RDBMS
17 16 (4.83%) Pentaho
18 13 (3.93%) DB2
18 13 (3.93%) MarkLogic
18 13 (3.93%) Riak
Development Applications
1 19 (5.74%) Jenkins
2 18 (5.44%) Talend Open Studio
3 17 (5.14%) Eclipse
3 17 (5.14%) Git (software)
4 16 (4.83%) Ant
4 16 (4.83%) Gradle
4 16 (4.83%) Hudson
5 15 (4.53%) JIRA
6 11 (3.32%) Maven
7 9 (2.72%) JUnit
8 7 (2.11%) Mockito
9 5 (1.51%) Subversion
10 2 (0.60%) Apache Continuum
10 2 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.60%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.30%) Artifactory
11 1 (0.30%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.30%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.30%) Oracle APEX
11 1 (0.30%) Vagrant
General
1 90 (27.19%) Finance
2 55 (16.62%) Banking
3 27 (8.16%) Investment Banking
4 24 (7.25%) Front Office
5 16 (4.83%) Marketing
6 11 (3.32%) Telecoms
7 8 (2.42%) Retail
8 3 (0.91%) Electronics
8 3 (0.91%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.60%) Games
10 1 (0.30%) Advertising
10 1 (0.30%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.30%) Legal
10 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.30%) Publishing
10 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 98 (29.61%) Developer
2 58 (17.52%) Data Engineer
3 55 (16.62%) Architect
4 51 (15.41%) Java Developer
5 45 (13.60%) Data Architect
6 43 (12.99%) Big Data Engineer
7 39 (11.78%) Big Data Architect
8 36 (10.88%) Hadoop Developer
9 35 (10.57%) Senior Developer
10 31 (9.37%) Big Data Developer
11 30 (9.06%) Senior Java Developer
12 27 (8.16%) Administrator
13 20 (6.04%) Hadoop Architect
14 19 (5.74%) Consultant
14 19 (5.74%) Hadoop Engineer
15 18 (5.44%) Data Scientist
15 18 (5.44%) Hadoop Administrator
15 18 (5.44%) Scala Developer
16 16 (4.83%) Apache Spark Developer
16 16 (4.83%) Machine Learning Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (22.96%) Kafka
2 42 (12.69%) Web Services
3 33 (9.97%) XML
4 31 (9.37%) Spring
5 30 (9.06%) JMS
6 23 (6.95%) Java EE
7 22 (6.65%) Hibernate
8 21 (6.34%) HTML
9 18 (5.44%) REST
10 17 (5.14%) EJB
11 16 (4.83%) CSS
12 15 (4.53%) .NET
12 15 (4.53%) XSLT
13 12 (3.63%) Apache Tez
13 12 (3.63%) Lucene
14 11 (3.32%) Akka
14 11 (3.32%) JSON
15 10 (3.02%) Cascading
16 8 (2.42%) Oracle GoldenGate
17 7 (2.11%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 40 (12.08%) Algorithms
2 28 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (6.95%) Computer Science
4 16 (4.83%) Data Centre
5 8 (2.42%) Grid Computing
6 4 (1.21%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.21%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 3 (0.91%) Clustering
7 3 (0.91%) Cyber Defence
7 3 (0.91%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.91%) Replication
7 3 (0.91%) User Experience
7 3 (0.91%) Wiki
8 2 (0.60%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (0.60%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.60%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.30%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.30%) Online Games
9 1 (0.30%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 106 (32.02%) Linux
2 60 (18.13%) Unix
3 25 (7.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 23 (6.95%) Windows
5 4 (1.21%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (28.10%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (24.47%) ETL
3 71 (21.45%) Analytics
4 70 (21.15%) Open Source
5 67 (20.24%) Machine Learning
6 60 (18.13%) Business Intelligence
7 49 (14.80%) TDD
8 40 (12.08%) Continuous Integration
9 38 (11.48%) High Availability
9 38 (11.48%) Scrum
10 31 (9.37%) Software Engineering
11 27 (8.16%) Data Modelling
12 26 (7.85%) Performance Tuning
13 25 (7.55%) Data Analytics
14 23 (6.95%) Visualisation
15 21 (6.34%) Configuration Management
15 21 (6.34%) OO
16 20 (6.04%) Data Analysis
17 19 (5.74%) Statistical Modelling
18 18 (5.44%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 214 (64.65%) Java
2 201 (60.73%) Python
3 120 (36.25%) Scala
4 103 (31.12%) SQL
5 80 (24.17%) R
6 56 (16.92%) Perl
7 26 (7.85%) Shell Script
8 25 (7.55%) C
9 23 (6.95%) C++
10 20 (6.04%) Bash Shell
11 19 (5.74%) C#
12 15 (4.53%) VB.NET
13 13 (3.93%) MATLAB
14 11 (3.32%) JavaScript
14 11 (3.32%) PHP
14 11 (3.32%) Ruby
15 4 (1.21%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.30%) ABAP
16 1 (0.30%) Go
16 1 (0.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (8.46%) Security Cleared
2 24 (7.25%) Degree
3 23 (6.95%) DV Cleared
4 9 (2.72%) PhD
5 7 (2.11%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.30%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.30%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.30%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.02%) QA
2 7 (2.11%) Data Quality
2 7 (2.11%) SLA
3 2 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 111 (33.53%) HDFS
2 38 (11.48%) Apache Flume
3 28 (8.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 9 (2.72%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (1.81%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.30%) Docker
6 1 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 85 (25.68%) Hadoop YARN
2 59 (17.82%) Oozie
3 25 (7.55%) Ambari
4 16 (4.83%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (4.23%) Puppet
6 12 (3.63%) Ansible
7 9 (2.72%) Nagios
8 3 (0.91%) Kibana
8 3 (0.91%) logstash
9 2 (0.60%) SCOM
10 1 (0.30%) Salt
10 1 (0.30%) Terraform
Vendors
1 60 (18.13%) Oracle
2 57 (17.22%) Hortonworks
3 47 (14.20%) Cloudera
4 32 (9.67%) Red Hat
5 30 (9.06%) Teradata
6 25 (7.55%) Tableau
7 23 (6.95%) MicroStrategy
8 22 (6.65%) Ab Initio
9 19 (5.74%) SAP
10 18 (5.44%) Talend
11 17 (5.14%) Informatica
12 13 (3.93%) Google
13 12 (3.63%) Microsoft
14 9 (2.72%) Cisco
15 6 (1.81%) Cognos
15 6 (1.81%) SaltStack
16 5 (1.51%) MapR
16 5 (1.51%) Sybase
17 4 (1.21%) IBM
17 4 (1.21%) Netezza