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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MapReduce
Rank 553 509 516
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +7
Contract jobs citing MapReduce 65 77 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.20% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 52 55
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£650 £450 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £353 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £775 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £375 -
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -
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
42898 38918 40274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.68% 74.04% 72.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 27476 24169 23477
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 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1194 1150 1496
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.60 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.01% -11.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £47.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 21 October 2014.

MapReduce Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

MapReduce
Top 25 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 21 October 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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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 -44 62 £675 +50.00% 32
London -24 54 £675 +50.00% 24
City of London +9 16 £650 +52.94% 10
East of England - 4 £625 - 1
North West -14 3 £450 - 3
Manchester -7 2 £450 - 3
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
South East - 1 - - 2
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
South West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
Staines - - - -
Marlow - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bristol - - - - 1
Edinburgh - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Scotland - - - -

MapReduce
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 115 (76.67%) Hadoop
2 97 (64.67%) Big Data
3 89 (59.33%) Apache Hive
4 81 (54.00%) Java
5 61 (40.67%) NoSQL
6 52 (34.67%) Analytics
7 51 (34.00%) Apache Pig
8 49 (32.67%) HBase
9 48 (32.00%) Apache Cassandra
10 47 (31.33%) SQL
11 46 (30.67%) Scala
12 44 (29.33%) Oozie
13 43 (28.67%) Python
14 40 (26.67%) Visualisation
15 39 (26.00%) MongoDB
16 38 (25.33%) Oracle
17 35 (23.33%) Banking
18 33 (22.00%) HDFS
19 32 (21.33%) Agile Software Development
20 31 (20.67%) Mahout
21 30 (20.00%) Linux
22 29 (19.33%) Couchbase
23 28 (18.67%) Algorithms
23 28 (18.67%) Data Warehouse
23 28 (18.67%) R
24 26 (17.33%) Apache Flume
24 26 (17.33%) UNIX
25 25 (16.67%) Cascading
25 25 (16.67%) Sqoop
26 24 (16.00%) Apache ZooKeeper

MapReduce
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (34.00%) Apache Pig
2 19 (12.67%) Apache Spark
3 17 (11.33%) Oracle Coherence
4 10 (6.67%) SAS
5 8 (5.33%) Apache
6 3 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (2.00%) Zope
6 3 (2.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (3.33%) MS Excel
1 5 (3.33%) Mathematica
2 2 (1.33%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.33%) Amazon EMR
2 9 (6.00%) GitHub
3 8 (5.33%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.33%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.33%) AWS Data Pipeline
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.67%) LAN
1 4 (2.67%) WAN
2 2 (1.33%) Internet
2 2 (1.33%) AMQP
3 1 (0.67%) Firewall
3 1 (0.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (76.67%) Hadoop
2 97 (64.67%) Big Data
3 89 (59.33%) Apache Hive
4 61 (40.67%) NoSQL
5 49 (32.67%) HBase
6 48 (32.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 39 (26.00%) MongoDB
8 31 (20.67%) Mahout
9 29 (19.33%) Couchbase
10 28 (18.67%) Data Warehouse
11 25 (16.67%) Sqoop
12 23 (15.33%) HCatalog
12 23 (15.33%) Oracle Exadata
13 21 (14.00%) MarkLogic
13 21 (14.00%) Riak
14 14 (9.33%) Data Mining
15 13 (8.67%) MySQL
15 13 (8.67%) DB2
16 12 (8.00%) SQL Server
17 11 (7.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.67%) TeamCity
2 3 (2.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.00%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (1.33%) Jasmine
3 2 (1.33%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (1.33%) JIRA
4 1 (0.67%) JUnit
4 1 (0.67%) Maven
4 1 (0.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.67%) Mercurial
General
1 35 (23.33%) Banking
2 21 (14.00%) Finance
3 19 (12.67%) Investment Banking
4 13 (8.67%) Front Office
5 8 (5.33%) Marketing
6 3 (2.00%) Retail
6 3 (2.00%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.33%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 65 (43.33%) Developer
2 37 (24.67%) Architect
3 28 (18.67%) Java Developer
4 15 (10.00%) Hadoop Developer
5 14 (9.33%) Enterprise Architect
6 13 (8.67%) Data Architect
7 12 (8.00%) Big Data Architect
7 12 (8.00%) Data Scientist
8 11 (7.33%) Big Data Developer
8 11 (7.33%) Senior Developer
9 9 (6.00%) Consultant
9 9 (6.00%) Analyst
9 9 (6.00%) Data Analyst
10 7 (4.67%) Technical Architect
10 7 (4.67%) Data Consultant
11 6 (4.00%) Software Engineer
12 5 (3.33%) Insight Analyst
12 5 (3.33%) Big Data Consultant
13 4 (2.67%) Scala Developer
13 4 (2.67%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (16.67%) Cascading
2 22 (14.67%) Kafka
3 18 (12.00%) Spring
4 17 (11.33%) Hibernate
5 9 (6.00%) Web Services
6 7 (4.67%) XML
6 7 (4.67%) Django
6 7 (4.67%) Natural Language Processing
6 7 (4.67%) RESTful
7 4 (2.67%) Memcached
7 4 (2.67%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (2.67%) HTML
8 3 (2.00%) J2EE
8 3 (2.00%) Ajax
8 3 (2.00%) Mason
8 3 (2.00%) JSON
8 3 (2.00%) AngularJS
9 2 (1.33%) ExpressJS
9 2 (1.33%) Akka
9 2 (1.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 40 (26.67%) Visualisation
2 28 (18.67%) Algorithms
3 22 (14.67%) Open Source
4 16 (10.67%) Computer Science
5 14 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (7.33%) Data Structures
7 8 (5.33%) Mathematics
8 5 (3.33%) Data Integration
9 4 (2.67%) Statistics
10 3 (2.00%) Fixed Income
10 3 (2.00%) User Experience
11 2 (1.33%) Replication
12 1 (0.67%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.67%) Clustering
12 1 (0.67%) IPTV
12 1 (0.67%) Ontologies
12 1 (0.67%) RMADS
12 1 (0.67%) Linked Data
12 1 (0.67%) Oracle Exalytics
12 1 (0.67%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 30 (20.00%) Linux
2 26 (17.33%) UNIX
3 6 (4.00%) Windows
4 5 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.00%) CentOS
6 2 (1.33%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (34.67%) Analytics
2 32 (21.33%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (15.33%) ETL
4 22 (14.67%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (11.33%) TDD
5 17 (11.33%) Multithreading
6 16 (10.67%) Software Engineering
7 13 (8.67%) OO
7 13 (8.67%) Low Latency
8 12 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (6.67%) Complex Event Processing
9 10 (6.67%) BDD
9 10 (6.67%) E-Commerce
10 9 (6.00%) Data Modelling
11 8 (5.33%) Data Visualisation
11 8 (5.33%) Statistical Modelling
11 8 (5.33%) Information Retrieval
12 7 (4.67%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (4.67%) Big Data Analytics
12 7 (4.67%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 81 (54.00%) Java
2 47 (31.33%) SQL
3 46 (30.67%) Scala
4 43 (28.67%) Python
5 28 (18.67%) R
6 17 (11.33%) JavaScript
7 15 (10.00%) C#
8 14 (9.33%) Perl
9 12 (8.00%) Ruby
10 10 (6.67%) Groovy
10 10 (6.67%) Clojure
11 7 (4.67%) Bash Shell
12 5 (3.33%) MATLAB
13 3 (2.00%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.33%) C++
14 2 (1.33%) C
14 2 (1.33%) F#
14 2 (1.33%) Korn
14 2 (1.33%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.67%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 12 (8.00%) Degree
2 5 (3.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.67%) MCT
4 3 (2.00%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.33%) PhD
6 1 (0.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 33 (22.00%) HDFS
2 26 (17.33%) Apache Flume
3 24 (16.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 10 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 44 (29.33%) Oozie
2 23 (15.33%) Ambari
3 5 (3.33%) Puppet
3 5 (3.33%) Hadoop YARN
3 5 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.67%) Ansible
5 1 (0.67%) Salt
Vendors
1 38 (25.33%) Oracle
2 23 (15.33%) Teradata
2 23 (15.33%) Hortonworks
3 22 (14.67%) Netezza
4 21 (14.00%) MapR
5 15 (10.00%) Cloudera
5 15 (10.00%) Sybase
6 6 (4.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (4.00%) Tableau
6 6 (4.00%) RapidMiner
7 4 (2.67%) Vertica
7 4 (2.67%) Infobright
7 4 (2.67%) HP
7 4 (2.67%) Intel
7 4 (2.67%) Cisco
8 3 (2.00%) Talend
9 2 (1.33%) Facebook
9 2 (1.33%) Twitter
9 2 (1.33%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
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