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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MapReduce
Rank 520 534 514
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -20
Contract jobs citing MapReduce 76 61 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.12% 0.084%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.15% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 39 32
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£550 £460 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.56% -10.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £375 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £738 £720 £598
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £473 £188
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +152.00%
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
41173 39816 35317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.21% 75.21% 74.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 26232 25172 21131
Average daily rate £413 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1182 1174 1060
Average hourly rate £29.00 £28.25 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% -11.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.77 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.81 £50.00 £49.52
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 May 2015.

MapReduce Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

MapReduce
Top 26 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 29 May 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 -8 72 £550 +17.64% 28
London -2 44 £575 +25.00% 18
City of London +17 18 £548 +4.28% 7
South East -2 9 £525 +0.96% 1
East of England - 9 £450 - 4
Cambridgeshire - 9 £450 - 4
North West -11 7 £463 +8.82% 1
Manchester - 6 £463 - 1
Lincolnshire - 4 - -
East Midlands - 4 - -
West Sussex - 3 £475 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £500 -
Cardiff - 3 £350 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £500 -
South Wales - 3 £350 -
Wales - 3 £350 -
Midlands - 2 - -
Slough - 2 £750 -
Berkshire - 2 £750 -
Sussex - 1 £350 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £350 - 3
Yorkshire - 1 £350 - 3
Crawley - 1 £550 -
Gatwick - 1 £400 -
Leeds - 1 £350 - 3
Peterborough - 1 £450 - 4

MapReduce
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 159 (90.86%) Hadoop
2 120 (68.57%) Big Data
3 111 (63.43%) Apache Hive
4 109 (62.29%) Java
5 76 (43.43%) Agile Software Development
6 73 (41.71%) Apache Pig
7 60 (34.29%) NoSQL
8 57 (32.57%) Apache Spark
9 56 (32.00%) HBase
10 52 (29.71%) HDFS
11 47 (26.86%) Python
12 45 (25.71%) Apache Cassandra
13 44 (25.14%) TDD
14 43 (24.57%) MongoDB
14 43 (24.57%) Analytics
14 43 (24.57%) Kafka
15 41 (23.43%) Scala
15 41 (23.43%) SQL
16 39 (22.29%) Oracle
17 38 (21.71%) Web Services
17 38 (21.71%) Linux
18 37 (21.14%) R
19 32 (18.29%) OO
20 31 (17.71%) Impala
21 30 (17.14%) Scrum
21 30 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
22 28 (16.00%) Apache Flume
23 27 (15.43%) Cascading
23 27 (15.43%) Hadoop YARN
24 25 (14.29%) Analytical Skills

MapReduce
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 73 (41.71%) Apache Pig
2 57 (32.57%) Apache Spark
3 17 (9.71%) WebLogic
3 17 (9.71%) Confluence
4 16 (9.14%) Apache
5 11 (6.29%) SAS
6 7 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (2.86%) Oracle Coherence
8 4 (2.29%) Zope
9 3 (1.71%) Apache Solr
10 2 (1.14%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.57%) Node.js
11 1 (0.57%) Mule ESB
11 1 (0.57%) Mule
11 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (4.00%) SPSS
2 1 (0.57%) Weka
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (5.71%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (5.71%) Amazon EMR
3 4 (2.29%) Amazon S3
4 3 (1.71%) GitHub
4 3 (1.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.57%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.57%) Route 53
5 1 (0.57%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.86%) AMQP
2 18 (10.29%) Internet
3 2 (1.14%) DNS
3 2 (1.14%) LAN
3 2 (1.14%) WAN
4 1 (0.57%) DSL
4 1 (0.57%) HTTP
4 1 (0.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (90.86%) Hadoop
2 120 (68.57%) Big Data
3 111 (63.43%) Apache Hive
4 60 (34.29%) NoSQL
5 56 (32.00%) HBase
6 45 (25.71%) Apache Cassandra
7 43 (24.57%) MongoDB
8 31 (17.71%) Impala
9 24 (13.71%) Sqoop
10 19 (10.86%) Data Warehouse
11 18 (10.29%) SQL Server
11 18 (10.29%) Oracle Database
12 13 (7.43%) Relational Database
13 11 (6.29%) MySQL
14 10 (5.71%) Data Mining
15 9 (5.14%) Mahout
15 9 (5.14%) SQL Server 2008
16 7 (4.00%) OrientDB
16 7 (4.00%) RDBMS
17 6 (3.43%) DB2
Development Applications
1 20 (11.43%) JUnit
2 19 (10.86%) Subversion
3 17 (9.71%) Gradle
3 17 (9.71%) Ant
3 17 (9.71%) Eclipse
3 17 (9.71%) Mercurial
3 17 (9.71%) Cucumber
3 17 (9.71%) JIRA
4 11 (6.29%) Git (software)
5 9 (5.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 7 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (3.43%) Jasmine
8 5 (2.86%) SoapUI
8 5 (2.86%) LoadUI
8 5 (2.86%) Selenium
9 3 (1.71%) Jenkins
10 2 (1.14%) Maven
10 2 (1.14%) Apache Ivy
11 1 (0.57%) Fiddler
11 1 (0.57%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 19 (10.86%) Finance
1 19 (10.86%) Banking
2 7 (4.00%) Investment Banking
3 6 (3.43%) Games
3 6 (3.43%) Marketing
4 4 (2.29%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.71%) Japanese Language
6 2 (1.14%) Electronics
6 2 (1.14%) Publishing
6 2 (1.14%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.14%) Retail
7 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.57%) Advertising
7 1 (0.57%) Legal
7 1 (0.57%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 96 (54.86%) Developer
2 54 (30.86%) Hadoop Developer
3 34 (19.43%) Architect
4 29 (16.57%) Java Developer
5 24 (13.71%) Data Architect
6 21 (12.00%) Big Data Architect
7 18 (10.29%) Big Data Developer
8 11 (6.29%) Consultant
9 10 (5.71%) Senior Developer
10 9 (5.14%) Data Consultant
10 9 (5.14%) Lead Developer
11 8 (4.57%) Administrator
11 8 (4.57%) Big Data Consultant
12 7 (4.00%) Scala Developer
13 6 (3.43%) Hadoop Administrator
13 6 (3.43%) DevOps Engineer
13 6 (3.43%) Data Scientist
14 4 (2.29%) Senior Java Developer
15 3 (1.71%) Perl Developer
15 3 (1.71%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (24.57%) Kafka
2 38 (21.71%) Web Services
3 27 (15.43%) Cascading
4 21 (12.00%) JSON
5 20 (11.43%) Java EE
6 17 (9.71%) EJB
6 17 (9.71%) JMS
6 17 (9.71%) RESTful
7 16 (9.14%) J2EE
8 12 (6.86%) Spring
9 8 (4.57%) SOAP
9 8 (4.57%) Ajax
9 8 (4.57%) jQuery
9 8 (4.57%) Akka
9 8 (4.57%) Apache Avro
10 7 (4.00%) Spring MVC
10 7 (4.00%) Hibernate
11 6 (3.43%) REST
12 5 (2.86%) XML
13 4 (2.29%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 25 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.86%) Visualisation
2 12 (6.86%) Algorithms
3 10 (5.71%) Statistics
4 7 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.43%) Data Integration
5 6 (3.43%) Mathematics
6 5 (2.86%) Digital Media
6 5 (2.86%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.29%) Replication
7 4 (2.29%) Xbox
7 4 (2.29%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.71%) Ontologies
8 3 (1.71%) Video on Demand
8 3 (1.71%) Clustering
9 2 (1.14%) DTV
9 2 (1.14%) Taxonomies
9 2 (1.14%) Physics
9 2 (1.14%) Internet of Things
9 2 (1.14%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 38 (21.71%) Linux
2 19 (10.86%) Windows
3 17 (9.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (6.86%) UNIX
5 2 (1.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (43.43%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (25.14%) TDD
3 43 (24.57%) Analytics
4 32 (18.29%) OO
5 30 (17.14%) Scrum
5 30 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 24 (13.71%) Data Modelling
8 23 (13.14%) Configuration Management
8 23 (13.14%) Open Source
9 21 (12.00%) SDLC
10 18 (10.29%) E-Commerce
11 17 (9.71%) Software Delivery
12 16 (9.14%) Software Engineering
12 16 (9.14%) ETL
13 15 (8.57%) BDD
13 15 (8.57%) Data Architecture
14 14 (8.00%) Test Scripting
14 14 (8.00%) User Stories
15 13 (7.43%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 109 (62.29%) Java
2 47 (26.86%) Python
3 41 (23.43%) Scala
3 41 (23.43%) SQL
4 37 (21.14%) R
5 13 (7.43%) C++
6 12 (6.86%) JavaScript
6 12 (6.86%) Perl
7 8 (4.57%) Ruby
8 6 (3.43%) MATLAB
8 6 (3.43%) C#
9 5 (2.86%) Clojure
9 5 (2.86%) C
10 4 (2.29%) Go
11 3 (1.71%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.14%) PHP
13 1 (0.57%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.57%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 18 (10.29%) DV Cleared
3 5 (2.86%) Degree
4 3 (1.71%) MCT
5 2 (1.14%) PhD
5 2 (1.14%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 52 (29.71%) HDFS
2 28 (16.00%) Apache Flume
3 8 (4.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (1.14%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 27 (15.43%) Hadoop YARN
2 23 (13.14%) Oozie
3 22 (12.57%) Puppet
4 17 (9.71%) Vagrant
5 5 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (2.29%) Graphite
6 4 (2.29%) Ambari
7 3 (1.71%) Nagios
8 1 (0.57%) Ansible
8 1 (0.57%) Mesos
8 1 (0.57%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.57%) Cacti
8 1 (0.57%) Munin
8 1 (0.57%) OpenView
Vendors
1 39 (22.29%) Oracle
2 22 (12.57%) Cloudera
3 19 (10.86%) Red Hat
4 17 (9.71%) Atlassian
5 12 (6.86%) Vertica
6 11 (6.29%) Teradata
7 10 (5.71%) Tableau
8 8 (4.57%) Netezza
8 8 (4.57%) Splunk
9 7 (4.00%) Hortonworks
9 7 (4.00%) SAP
10 4 (2.29%) MicroStrategy
11 3 (1.71%) Greenplum
11 3 (1.71%) Business Objects
11 3 (1.71%) Sybase
11 3 (1.71%) Cisco
12 2 (1.14%) IBM
12 2 (1.14%) HP
12 2 (1.14%) Remedy
12 2 (1.14%) Informatica
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