The table below looks at the statistics for Riak skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Riak over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Riak
Rank 556 559 555
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing Riak 36 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.021% 0.012%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.32% 0.095% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 11 6
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£375 £463 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% -7.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 - -
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 Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11385 11624 10887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.99% 22.71% 22.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 7570 7136 6619
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 258 259
Average hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -4.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.40 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £48.10 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.94%

Riak
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Riak within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Riak Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Riak
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Riak within the UK.

Riak Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Riak
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Riak within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Riak Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Riak
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Riak within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 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 -3 36 £375 -18.91% 5
London +21 18 £525 +13.51% 3
West Yorkshire - 18 £363 - 2
Yorkshire - 18 £363 - 2
Leeds - 18 £363 - 2
City of London +6 1 - -
South East - - - -
South West - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
East of England - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Bath - - - -
Bristol - - - -

Riak
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Riak 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 Riak.

1 70 (94.59%) MongoDB
2 52 (70.27%) Apache Cassandra
3 51 (68.92%) NoSQL
4 49 (66.22%) Hadoop
5 43 (58.11%) Puppet
5 43 (58.11%) Opscode Chef
6 42 (56.76%) Big Data
7 40 (54.05%) Linux
8 39 (52.70%) Python
8 39 (52.70%) PHP
9 38 (51.35%) CouchDB
10 36 (48.65%) DevOps
11 33 (44.59%) Apache
12 32 (43.24%) Nagios
13 29 (39.19%) Oracle
14 27 (36.49%) Couchbase
15 26 (35.14%) HBase
15 26 (35.14%) Continuous Integration
16 25 (33.78%) Ruby
17 24 (32.43%) MySQL
17 24 (32.43%) SQL
18 23 (31.08%) Data Warehouse
18 23 (31.08%) Netezza
18 23 (31.08%) Teradata
18 23 (31.08%) Agile Software Development
18 23 (31.08%) Visualisation
18 23 (31.08%) MapReduce
18 23 (31.08%) Oracle Exadata
18 23 (31.08%) Apache Hive
18 23 (31.08%) Analytics

Riak
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Riak 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 Riak. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 33 (44.59%) Apache
2 23 (31.08%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (10.81%) Node.js
4 5 (6.76%) OpenStack
4 5 (6.76%) Oracle Coherence
5 4 (5.41%) Apache Solr
6 2 (2.70%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.35%) Jetty
7 1 (1.35%) Alfresco
7 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.35%) Apache Pig
7 1 (1.35%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 1 (1.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (25.68%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.76%) LAN
1 5 (6.76%) WAN
2 3 (4.05%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (94.59%) MongoDB
2 52 (70.27%) Apache Cassandra
3 51 (68.92%) NoSQL
4 49 (66.22%) Hadoop
5 42 (56.76%) Big Data
6 38 (51.35%) CouchDB
7 27 (36.49%) Couchbase
8 26 (35.14%) HBase
9 24 (32.43%) MySQL
10 23 (31.08%) Data Warehouse
10 23 (31.08%) Apache Hive
10 23 (31.08%) Oracle Exadata
10 23 (31.08%) Mahout
10 23 (31.08%) Sqoop
10 23 (31.08%) HCatalog
11 22 (29.73%) MarkLogic
12 13 (17.57%) Hypertable
13 12 (16.22%) Redis
13 12 (16.22%) SQL Server
14 8 (10.81%) DB2
Development Applications
1 23 (31.08%) Jenkins
2 19 (25.68%) Hudson
3 13 (17.57%) Fiddler
4 2 (2.70%) Jasmine
4 2 (2.70%) CruiseControl
4 2 (2.70%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.35%) Maven
5 1 (1.35%) JUnit
5 1 (1.35%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.35%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (24.32%) Banking
2 4 (5.41%) Investment Banking
3 3 (4.05%) Finance
4 2 (2.70%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (62.16%) Architect
2 17 (22.97%) DevOps Architect
3 15 (20.27%) DevOps Engineer
4 14 (18.92%) Enterprise Architect
5 13 (17.57%) Developer
6 9 (12.16%) Data Architect
7 8 (10.81%) Big Data Architect
8 6 (8.11%) Lead Architect
9 4 (5.41%) Team Leader
9 4 (5.41%) Java Developer
10 3 (4.05%) Software Engineer
10 3 (4.05%) Lead Enterprise Architect
11 2 (2.70%) PHP Symfony Developer
11 2 (2.70%) Node.js Developer
11 2 (2.70%) OO PHP Developer
11 2 (2.70%) PHP Developer
11 2 (2.70%) Java Architect
11 2 (2.70%) Principal Architect
11 2 (2.70%) Principal Engineer
11 2 (2.70%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (27.03%) Web Services
2 18 (24.32%) LAMP
3 5 (6.76%) J2EE
4 4 (5.41%) Spring
5 3 (4.05%) Hibernate
5 3 (4.05%) CSS
5 3 (4.05%) HTML
5 3 (4.05%) .NET
5 3 (4.05%) XML
6 2 (2.70%) SOAP
6 2 (2.70%) Spring MVC
6 2 (2.70%) Symfony
6 2 (2.70%) jQuery
6 2 (2.70%) RESTful
6 2 (2.70%) Backbone.js
6 2 (2.70%) Gherkin
7 1 (1.35%) Apache Camel
7 1 (1.35%) Cascading
7 1 (1.35%) HTML5
7 1 (1.35%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 23 (31.08%) Visualisation
2 13 (17.57%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.41%) Open Source
4 3 (4.05%) Social Network
5 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 40 (54.05%) Linux
2 19 (25.68%) Debian
2 19 (25.68%) CentOS
3 2 (2.70%) CoreOS
4 1 (1.35%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.35%) UNIX
4 1 (1.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (48.65%) DevOps
2 26 (35.14%) Continuous Integration
3 23 (31.08%) MapReduce
3 23 (31.08%) Analytics
3 23 (31.08%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (27.03%) Software Engineering
5 15 (20.27%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (17.57%) TDD
7 9 (12.16%) BDD
8 7 (9.46%) Scrum
9 6 (8.11%) Benchmarking
9 6 (8.11%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (6.76%) Functional Programming
10 5 (6.76%) OO
11 4 (5.41%) Data Modelling
11 4 (5.41%) Kanban
11 4 (5.41%) Logical Data Model
11 4 (5.41%) Physical Data Model
12 3 (4.05%) OOA/OOD
13 2 (2.70%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 39 (52.70%) PHP
1 39 (52.70%) Python
2 25 (33.78%) Ruby
3 24 (32.43%) SQL
4 21 (28.38%) Perl
5 19 (25.68%) Bash Shell
6 14 (18.92%) C
7 13 (17.57%) C#
8 12 (16.22%) Java
9 7 (9.46%) JavaScript
9 7 (9.46%) Scala
10 4 (5.41%) Clojure
10 4 (5.41%) Golang
11 1 (1.35%) R
11 1 (1.35%) C++
11 1 (1.35%) Erlang
System Software
1 23 (31.08%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 23 (31.08%) Apache Flume
2 20 (27.03%) HDFS
3 9 (12.16%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (8.11%) Docker
5 2 (2.70%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 43 (58.11%) Puppet
1 43 (58.11%) Opscode Chef
2 32 (43.24%) Nagios
3 23 (31.08%) Ambari
3 23 (31.08%) Oozie
4 19 (25.68%) ZABBIX
4 19 (25.68%) Cacti
4 19 (25.68%) Salt
5 17 (22.97%) Ansible
6 16 (21.62%) Graphite
7 13 (17.57%) CFEngine
8 1 (1.35%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 29 (39.19%) Oracle
2 23 (31.08%) Teradata
2 23 (31.08%) Netezza
2 23 (31.08%) Hortonworks
3 22 (29.73%) MapR
4 19 (25.68%) Red Hat
4 19 (25.68%) Rackspace
5 13 (17.57%) Splunk
5 13 (17.57%) SaltStack
6 11 (14.86%) Sybase
7 5 (6.76%) Cisco
7 5 (6.76%) Intel
8 1 (1.35%) Talend
8 1 (1.35%) Cloudera