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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MapReduce
Rank 534 510 529
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +19
Contract jobs citing MapReduce 79 86 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.16% 0.100%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.21% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 56 42
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.22% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £419 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £673 £638 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £520 £188
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +177.33%
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
42498 40281 37334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.50% 76.13% 74.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 27435 25058 22430
Average daily rate £413 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £568 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1149 1192 1110
Average hourly rate £29.00 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 7 July 2015.

MapReduce Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

MapReduce
Top 23 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 7 July 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 -34 71 £535 -2.72% 38
London -35 43 £575 +4.54% 29
City of London -7 14 £548 -0.45% 14
Cambridgeshire - 12 £450 - 2
East of England - 12 £450 - 2
South East -15 10 £425 -18.26% 3
West Sussex - 7 £425 -
Surrey -6 6 £425 -18.26%
South Wales - 6 £350 - 1
Wales - 6 £350 - 1
Cardiff - 6 £350 - 1
North West -17 5 £438 +2.94% 3
East Midlands - 4 - -
Lincolnshire - 4 - -
Manchester - 4 £438 - 3
Croydon - 2 - - 1
Midlands - 2 - -
Sussex - 1 £350 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Peterborough - 1 £450 - 2
Reading - 1 £475 -
Berkshire - 1 £475 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -

MapReduce
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 158 (90.29%) Hadoop
2 107 (61.14%) Big Data
3 101 (57.71%) Java
4 100 (57.14%) Apache Hive
5 79 (45.14%) Agile Software Development
6 71 (40.57%) Apache Pig
7 57 (32.57%) Apache Spark
8 52 (29.71%) NoSQL
9 47 (26.86%) HBase
9 47 (26.86%) TDD
10 45 (25.71%) Apache Cassandra
10 45 (25.71%) HDFS
11 43 (24.57%) Kafka
11 43 (24.57%) Scala
11 43 (24.57%) SQL
12 42 (24.00%) Python
13 41 (23.43%) Analytics
14 38 (21.71%) Linux
15 37 (21.14%) Web Services
16 36 (20.57%) MongoDB
17 34 (19.43%) R
18 33 (18.86%) Continuous Integration
19 31 (17.71%) Impala
20 30 (17.14%) Oracle
21 29 (16.57%) Business Intelligence
22 28 (16.00%) Scrum
23 27 (15.43%) OO
23 27 (15.43%) Apache Flume
24 26 (14.86%) SQL Server
24 26 (14.86%) E-Commerce

MapReduce
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 71 (40.57%) Apache Pig
2 57 (32.57%) Apache Spark
3 22 (12.57%) Apache
4 14 (8.00%) WebLogic
4 14 (8.00%) Confluence
5 12 (6.86%) SAS
6 9 (5.14%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (3.43%) Oracle Coherence
8 5 (2.86%) Zope
9 4 (2.29%) Apache Solr
10 3 (1.71%) GemFire
11 1 (0.57%) Mule
11 1 (0.57%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 7 (4.00%) SPSS
2 2 (1.14%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.57%) Weka
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (10.29%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.57%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (4.57%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.71%) GitHub
3 3 (1.71%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.57%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.57%) Route 53
5 1 (0.57%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.57%) AMQP
2 14 (8.00%) Internet
3 2 (1.14%) LAN
3 2 (1.14%) WAN
3 2 (1.14%) DNS
4 1 (0.57%) HTTP
4 1 (0.57%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (90.29%) Hadoop
2 107 (61.14%) Big Data
3 100 (57.14%) Apache Hive
4 52 (29.71%) NoSQL
5 47 (26.86%) HBase
6 45 (25.71%) Apache Cassandra
7 36 (20.57%) MongoDB
8 31 (17.71%) Impala
9 26 (14.86%) SQL Server
10 19 (10.86%) Sqoop
11 15 (8.57%) Oracle Database
11 15 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
12 14 (8.00%) Relational Database
12 14 (8.00%) MySQL
13 11 (6.29%) Data Mining
13 11 (6.29%) SQL Server 2008
14 9 (5.14%) Mahout
15 7 (4.00%) DB2
16 6 (3.43%) RDBMS
16 6 (3.43%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 18 (10.29%) JIRA
2 17 (9.71%) Subversion
3 16 (9.14%) JUnit
4 15 (8.57%) Eclipse
4 15 (8.57%) Ant
4 15 (8.57%) Gradle
5 14 (8.00%) Git (software)
5 14 (8.00%) Mercurial
5 14 (8.00%) Cucumber
6 11 (6.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 11 (6.29%) Selenium
6 11 (6.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 10 (5.71%) LoadUI
7 10 (5.71%) SoapUI
8 7 (4.00%) Jasmine
9 6 (3.43%) Fiddler
10 1 (0.57%) JMeter
10 1 (0.57%) Log4j
10 1 (0.57%) Talend Open Studio
10 1 (0.57%) Jenkins
General
1 21 (12.00%) Finance
2 18 (10.29%) Banking
3 10 (5.71%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.86%) Retail
4 5 (2.86%) Games
5 4 (2.29%) Marketing
6 3 (1.71%) Japanese Language
6 3 (1.71%) Front Office
6 3 (1.71%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.57%) Electronics
7 1 (0.57%) Legal
7 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.57%) Advertising
7 1 (0.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 92 (52.57%) Developer
2 48 (27.43%) Hadoop Developer
3 37 (21.14%) Architect
4 28 (16.00%) Java Developer
5 27 (15.43%) Data Architect
6 21 (12.00%) Big Data Architect
7 13 (7.43%) Big Data Developer
8 10 (5.71%) Consultant
9 8 (4.57%) Senior Developer
9 8 (4.57%) Data Consultant
10 7 (4.00%) Lead Developer
10 7 (4.00%) Administrator
10 7 (4.00%) Scala Developer
11 6 (3.43%) Big Data Consultant
11 6 (3.43%) Python Developer
12 5 (2.86%) Data Scientist
12 5 (2.86%) DevOps Engineer
13 4 (2.29%) Hadoop Administrator
13 4 (2.29%) Perl Developer
13 4 (2.29%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (24.57%) Kafka
2 37 (21.14%) Web Services
3 23 (13.14%) Cascading
4 19 (10.86%) JSON
5 18 (10.29%) Java EE
6 16 (9.14%) RESTful
6 16 (9.14%) J2EE
7 15 (8.57%) EJB
7 15 (8.57%) JMS
8 14 (8.00%) jQuery
9 13 (7.43%) SOAP
9 13 (7.43%) Spring
10 9 (5.14%) Ajax
11 8 (4.57%) Hibernate
11 8 (4.57%) HTML
11 8 (4.57%) Spring MVC
11 8 (4.57%) NumPy
11 8 (4.57%) Pandas
12 7 (4.00%) Apache Avro
12 7 (4.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.86%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.86%) Statistics
3 10 (5.71%) Visualisation
3 10 (5.71%) Algorithms
4 9 (5.14%) Data Integration
5 8 (4.57%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.86%) Video on Demand
6 5 (2.86%) Digital Media
7 4 (2.29%) Credit Risk
7 4 (2.29%) Mathematics
7 4 (2.29%) Replication
7 4 (2.29%) Xbox
8 3 (1.71%) Clustering
8 3 (1.71%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.71%) Ontologies
9 2 (1.14%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.57%) DTV
10 1 (0.57%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.57%) Economics
10 1 (0.57%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 38 (21.71%) Linux
2 15 (8.57%) Windows
2 15 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (7.43%) UNIX
4 2 (1.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (45.14%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (26.86%) TDD
3 41 (23.43%) Analytics
4 33 (18.86%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (16.57%) Business Intelligence
6 28 (16.00%) Scrum
7 27 (15.43%) OO
8 26 (14.86%) E-Commerce
9 25 (14.29%) Data Modelling
10 21 (12.00%) Open Source
11 20 (11.43%) Configuration Management
11 20 (11.43%) SDLC
12 18 (10.29%) ETL
13 15 (8.57%) SOA
13 15 (8.57%) Software Engineering
14 14 (8.00%) MVC
14 14 (8.00%) Test Scripting
14 14 (8.00%) Data Architecture
14 14 (8.00%) Software Delivery
15 13 (7.43%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 101 (57.71%) Java
2 43 (24.57%) SQL
2 43 (24.57%) Scala
3 42 (24.00%) Python
4 34 (19.43%) R
5 17 (9.71%) JavaScript
6 14 (8.00%) Perl
7 12 (6.86%) C++
8 11 (6.29%) C#
9 9 (5.14%) Ruby
10 6 (3.43%) MATLAB
10 6 (3.43%) Clojure
11 5 (2.86%) C
12 4 (2.29%) Go
13 2 (1.14%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.14%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.14%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.57%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 18 (10.29%) Security Cleared
2 16 (9.14%) DV Cleared
3 3 (1.71%) Degree
4 2 (1.14%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.14%) MCT
4 2 (1.14%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.14%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.57%) Basel II
System Software
1 45 (25.71%) HDFS
2 27 (15.43%) Apache Flume
3 8 (4.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (1.14%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 24 (13.71%) Oozie
2 21 (12.00%) Hadoop YARN
3 19 (10.86%) Puppet
4 14 (8.00%) Vagrant
5 5 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (2.29%) Graphite
6 4 (2.29%) Ambari
7 3 (1.71%) Nagios
8 2 (1.14%) Ansible
9 1 (0.57%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.57%) Cacti
9 1 (0.57%) Munin
9 1 (0.57%) OpenView
Vendors
1 30 (17.14%) Oracle
2 19 (10.86%) Cloudera
3 17 (9.71%) Red Hat
4 15 (8.57%) Atlassian
5 12 (6.86%) Teradata
6 11 (6.29%) Vertica
7 10 (5.71%) Tableau
7 10 (5.71%) Netezza
8 8 (4.57%) Splunk
9 7 (4.00%) Hortonworks
10 6 (3.43%) SAP
11 5 (2.86%) Informatica
12 4 (2.29%) MicroStrategy
12 4 (2.29%) IBM
12 4 (2.29%) Cognos
12 4 (2.29%) MapR
13 3 (1.71%) Ab Initio
13 3 (1.71%) Cisco
13 3 (1.71%) Greenplum
13 3 (1.71%) Business Objects
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