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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
MapReduce
Rank 542 520 553
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +33
Contract jobs citing MapReduce 84 92 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.18% 0.070%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.23% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 66 21
Average daily rate £550 £588 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.38% +9.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £423 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £725 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £500 £600
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -16.66%
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
41792 40196 38042
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.24% 77.62% 76.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 27320 25624 23044
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1199 1072 1163
Average hourly rate £40.00 £26.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.25 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MapReduce within the UK over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -18 71 £550 - 40
London -29 40 £550 -12.00% 31
South East +33 19 £600 +20.00% 1
City of London +16 8 £500 -0.49% 13
Cardiff -2 8 £356 -
Wales -3 8 £356 -
South Wales -5 8 £356 -
North West -16 5 £450 -10.00% 1
Oxfordshire +8 4 £315 -
Surrey -5 4 £363 -
Merseyside - 4 £450 -
Sheffield - 4 £575 -
Guildford - 4 £363 -
South Yorkshire - 4 £575 -
Liverpool - 4 £450 -
Yorkshire - 4 £575 - 1
Buckinghamshire +16 3 - -
Milton Keynes +5 3 - -
Oxford +3 3 - -
Scotland -2 3 £700 +47.36% 3
Edinburgh -13 2 £700 +47.36% 1
West Midlands -12 1 £450 - 4
Manchester -18 1 £450 -10.00% 1
Cambridge - 1 £600 - 1
East of England - 1 £600 - 2
Birmingham - 1 £450 -
South West - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Stirling - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £600 - 2

MapReduce
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 166 (86.91%) Hadoop
2 129 (67.54%) Big Data
3 117 (61.26%) Apache Hive
4 101 (52.88%) Java
5 75 (39.27%) Apache Spark
6 64 (33.51%) HBase
7 61 (31.94%) NoSQL
8 56 (29.32%) Python
9 53 (27.75%) Apache Pig
9 53 (27.75%) HDFS
10 52 (27.23%) Analytics
11 47 (24.61%) Finance
11 47 (24.61%) SQL
12 46 (24.08%) Agile Software Development
13 45 (23.56%) Linux
14 44 (23.04%) Scala
15 42 (21.99%) Data Modelling
16 40 (20.94%) Apache Flume
16 40 (20.94%) Oozie
17 38 (19.90%) Business Intelligence
18 37 (19.37%) Kafka
19 35 (18.32%) Analytical Skills
20 34 (17.80%) MongoDB
20 34 (17.80%) Apache Cassandra
20 34 (17.80%) Banking
21 32 (16.75%) Unix
22 31 (16.23%) Hadoop YARN
23 30 (15.71%) ETL
24 28 (14.66%) Cloudera
25 27 (14.14%) Hortonworks

MapReduce
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 75 (39.27%) Apache Spark
2 53 (27.75%) Apache Pig
3 17 (8.90%) SAS
4 13 (6.81%) Apache
5 12 (6.28%) Node.js
6 10 (5.24%) SharePoint
7 7 (3.66%) Oracle Coherence
8 6 (3.14%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (1.57%) Apache Solr
9 3 (1.57%) JBoss
10 2 (1.05%) Confluence
11 1 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.52%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (5.76%) SPSS
2 4 (2.09%) Weka
3 2 (1.05%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (10.47%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.62%) Amazon EMR
2 5 (2.62%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.57%) Google App Engine
3 3 (1.57%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.52%) GitHub
4 1 (0.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.57%) PuTTY
2 2 (1.05%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.52%) Firewall
3 1 (0.52%) HTTP
3 1 (0.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (86.91%) Hadoop
2 129 (67.54%) Big Data
3 117 (61.26%) Apache Hive
4 64 (33.51%) HBase
5 61 (31.94%) NoSQL
6 34 (17.80%) Apache Cassandra
6 34 (17.80%) MongoDB
7 26 (13.61%) Impala
7 26 (13.61%) Relational Database
8 25 (13.09%) Data Warehouse
8 25 (13.09%) Sqoop
9 13 (6.81%) MySQL
9 13 (6.81%) Oracle Database
10 10 (5.24%) Data Mining
10 10 (5.24%) Pentaho
11 9 (4.71%) BusinessObjects
11 9 (4.71%) RDBMS
11 9 (4.71%) SAP HANA
11 9 (4.71%) Text Mining
12 8 (4.19%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (4.71%) Git (software)
1 9 (4.71%) JIRA
2 7 (3.66%) Maven
3 6 (3.14%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.62%) Gradle
4 5 (2.62%) Talend Open Studio
5 4 (2.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (2.09%) Bugzilla
5 4 (2.09%) Hudson
5 4 (2.09%) Subversion
6 2 (1.05%) FishEye
6 2 (1.05%) JUnit
6 2 (1.05%) Mockito
6 2 (1.05%) SonarQube
6 2 (1.05%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.52%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.52%) Selenium
7 1 (0.52%) TeamCity
General
1 47 (24.61%) Finance
2 34 (17.80%) Banking
3 12 (6.28%) Investment Banking
4 10 (5.24%) Front Office
5 2 (1.05%) Electronics
5 2 (1.05%) Publishing
5 2 (1.05%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.52%) Automotive
6 1 (0.52%) Games
6 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 79 (41.36%) Developer
2 48 (25.13%) Architect
3 37 (19.37%) Hadoop Developer
4 32 (16.75%) Java Developer
5 28 (14.66%) Big Data Developer
6 24 (12.57%) Data Architect
7 18 (9.42%) Hadoop Architect
8 16 (8.38%) Big Data Architect
9 15 (7.85%) Hadoop Engineer
10 12 (6.28%) Senior Developer
11 11 (5.76%) Big Data Engineer
12 10 (5.24%) NoSQL Developer
13 9 (4.71%) Apache Spark Developer
13 9 (4.71%) Business Intelligence Architect
14 8 (4.19%) Software Engineer
15 7 (3.66%) Data Scientist
15 7 (3.66%) Senior Hadoop Developer
15 7 (3.66%) Senior Java Developer
16 6 (3.14%) Agile Developer
16 6 (3.14%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (19.37%) Kafka
2 26 (13.61%) Web Services
3 24 (12.57%) RESTful
4 22 (11.52%) Spring
5 15 (7.85%) Apache Avro
6 14 (7.33%) JSON
7 12 (6.28%) XML
8 11 (5.76%) Akka
8 11 (5.76%) Hibernate
9 9 (4.71%) Cascading
10 8 (4.19%) REST
11 6 (3.14%) HTML
11 6 (3.14%) Matplotlib
11 6 (3.14%) NumPy
11 6 (3.14%) Pandas
11 6 (3.14%) SOAP
12 5 (2.62%) HTML5
13 4 (2.09%) Struts
14 3 (1.57%) Apache Jena
14 3 (1.57%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 35 (18.32%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.71%) Data Integration
3 7 (3.66%) Visualisation
4 6 (3.14%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.14%) iSeries
4 6 (3.14%) Statistics
5 4 (2.09%) Social Media
6 3 (1.57%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.57%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.57%) Replication
7 2 (1.05%) Clustering
7 2 (1.05%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.05%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.05%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.05%) Ontologies
8 1 (0.52%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.52%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.52%) Semantic Web
8 1 (0.52%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 45 (23.56%) Linux
2 32 (16.75%) Unix
3 7 (3.66%) Windows
4 5 (2.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.52%) Debian
5 1 (0.52%) Fedora
5 1 (0.52%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.52%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.52%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (27.23%) Analytics
2 46 (24.08%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (21.99%) Data Modelling
4 38 (19.90%) Business Intelligence
5 30 (15.71%) ETL
6 26 (13.61%) Software Engineering
7 20 (10.47%) Multithreading
8 19 (9.95%) TDD
9 16 (8.38%) DevOps
9 16 (8.38%) Scrum
10 15 (7.85%) Data Analysis
10 15 (7.85%) Machine Learning
11 14 (7.33%) BDD
12 12 (6.28%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (6.28%) Data Management
13 11 (5.76%) API Development
13 11 (5.76%) Data Analytics
13 11 (5.76%) Data Governance
14 10 (5.24%) Open Source
15 9 (4.71%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 101 (52.88%) Java
2 56 (29.32%) Python
3 47 (24.61%) SQL
4 44 (23.04%) Scala
5 24 (12.57%) Perl
6 19 (9.95%) R
7 14 (7.33%) JavaScript
8 9 (4.71%) C
8 9 (4.71%) C++
8 9 (4.71%) PL/SQL
9 8 (4.19%) Bash Shell
9 8 (4.19%) Shell Script
10 5 (2.62%) HiveQL
10 5 (2.62%) MATLAB
10 5 (2.62%) PHP
11 4 (2.09%) SPARQL
12 3 (1.57%) Pig Latin
12 3 (1.57%) Ruby
13 2 (1.05%) C#
14 1 (0.52%) AWK
Qualifications
1 9 (4.71%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.66%) Degree
3 5 (2.62%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.57%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.57%) ISEB
4 3 (1.57%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.57%) PhD
5 1 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.38%) QA
2 12 (6.28%) Data Quality
System Software
1 53 (27.75%) HDFS
2 40 (20.94%) Apache Flume
3 8 (4.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (2.09%) GridGain
5 2 (1.05%) Docker
6 1 (0.52%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 40 (20.94%) Oozie
2 31 (16.23%) Hadoop YARN
3 7 (3.66%) Ambari
4 3 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.57%) Puppet
5 1 (0.52%) Ansible
5 1 (0.52%) ArcSight ESM
5 1 (0.52%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (14.66%) Cloudera
2 27 (14.14%) Hortonworks
3 26 (13.61%) Oracle
4 17 (8.90%) Teradata
5 16 (8.38%) IBM
6 11 (5.76%) Informatica
6 11 (5.76%) SAP
7 10 (5.24%) MapR
7 10 (5.24%) Tableau
8 9 (4.71%) Splunk
9 8 (4.19%) Netezza
10 7 (3.66%) Ab Initio
10 7 (3.66%) Cognos
11 5 (2.62%) Talend
12 4 (2.09%) Red Hat
13 3 (1.57%) Google
13 3 (1.57%) Platfora
14 2 (1.05%) Microsoft
14 2 (1.05%) Sonatype
15 1 (0.52%) HP
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