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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Riak
Rank 575 578 573
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing Riak 31 1 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.002% 0.031%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.26% 0.009% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 0 4
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£563 - £512
90% offered a daily rate of more than £495 - £418
10% offered a daily rate of more than £775 - £635
UK excluding London average daily rate £494 - £600
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
12018 11544 12124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.25% 21.91% 20.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 7443 7141 7010
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 £265 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 199 306
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.00 £27.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +12.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%

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 29 August 2014.

Riak Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Riak
Top 13 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 29 August 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 +12 31 £563 - 1
London +45 29 £650 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £600 -
Yorkshire - 1 £600 -
Leeds - 1 £600 -
City of London - - - -
South East - - - -
South Wales - - - -
South West - - - - 1
Wales - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Cardiff - - - -

Riak
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 48 (81.36%) MongoDB
1 48 (81.36%) NoSQL
2 44 (74.58%) Apache Cassandra
3 37 (62.71%) Hadoop
4 35 (59.32%) Big Data
5 29 (49.15%) Python
6 28 (47.46%) Puppet
7 27 (45.76%) MySQL
8 25 (42.37%) DevOps
9 23 (38.98%) CouchDB
10 21 (35.59%) PHP
10 21 (35.59%) Linux
11 20 (33.90%) Amazon AWS
12 19 (32.20%) Bash Shell
12 19 (32.20%) ZABBIX
12 19 (32.20%) Rackspace
12 19 (32.20%) Couchbase
12 19 (32.20%) HBase
12 19 (32.20%) Redis
12 19 (32.20%) Apache
12 19 (32.20%) Web Services
12 19 (32.20%) Nagios
12 19 (32.20%) Opscode Chef
13 18 (30.51%) Elasticsearch
13 18 (30.51%) Salt
13 18 (30.51%) Red Hat
13 18 (30.51%) Perl
13 18 (30.51%) LAMP
13 18 (30.51%) Debian
13 18 (30.51%) Hudson

Riak
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 19 (32.20%) Apache
2 18 (30.51%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (15.25%) nginx
4 3 (5.08%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (5.08%) Apache Pig
5 2 (3.39%) Node.js
6 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.69%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 20 (33.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.39%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) LAN
1 3 (5.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (81.36%) MongoDB
1 48 (81.36%) NoSQL
2 44 (74.58%) Apache Cassandra
3 37 (62.71%) Hadoop
4 35 (59.32%) Big Data
5 27 (45.76%) MySQL
6 23 (38.98%) CouchDB
7 19 (32.20%) Couchbase
7 19 (32.20%) HBase
7 19 (32.20%) Redis
8 17 (28.81%) Apache Hive
8 17 (28.81%) Sqoop
8 17 (28.81%) Mahout
9 15 (25.42%) HCatalog
9 15 (25.42%) Oracle Exadata
9 15 (25.42%) MarkLogic
9 15 (25.42%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (13.56%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (13.56%) RDBMS
10 8 (13.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (30.51%) Hudson
1 18 (30.51%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.08%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.39%) Maven
4 1 (1.69%) Jasmine
General
1 13 (22.03%) Banking
2 6 (10.17%) Finance
3 3 (5.08%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Games
4 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 37 (62.71%) Architect
2 12 (20.34%) DevOps Architect
3 10 (16.95%) Lead Architect
3 10 (16.95%) Enterprise Architect
4 9 (15.25%) Technical Architect
5 7 (11.86%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (11.86%) Developer
6 6 (10.17%) Data Architect
6 6 (10.17%) DBA
6 6 (10.17%) PostgreSQL DBA
7 5 (8.47%) Big Data Architect
8 3 (5.08%) PHP Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Java Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Big Data Consultant
9 2 (3.39%) PHP Zend Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Consultant
9 2 (3.39%) Data Consultant
10 1 (1.69%) Data Modeller
10 1 (1.69%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (32.20%) Web Services
2 18 (30.51%) LAMP
3 11 (18.64%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (6.78%) HTML
5 3 (5.08%) CSS
5 3 (5.08%) Symfony
5 3 (5.08%) jQuery
5 3 (5.08%) Gherkin
6 2 (3.39%) RHadoop
6 2 (3.39%) Cascading
6 2 (3.39%) Cascalog
6 2 (3.39%) Kafka
6 2 (3.39%) Laravel
6 2 (3.39%) Yii
6 2 (3.39%) CodeIgniter
6 2 (3.39%) Hibernate
6 2 (3.39%) Spring
6 2 (3.39%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (1.69%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (1.69%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.42%) Visualisation
2 7 (11.86%) Reference Data
2 7 (11.86%) Data Integration
3 4 (6.78%) Social Network
4 3 (5.08%) NHS
5 1 (1.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 21 (35.59%) Linux
2 18 (30.51%) Debian
2 18 (30.51%) CentOS
3 1 (1.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (42.37%) DevOps
2 18 (30.51%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (28.81%) MapReduce
4 15 (25.42%) Analytics
5 11 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (16.95%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (15.25%) Data Modelling
7 9 (15.25%) Data Architecture
8 5 (8.47%) Service Management
9 4 (6.78%) BDD
9 4 (6.78%) TDD
10 3 (5.08%) Pair Programming
10 3 (5.08%) Scrum
10 3 (5.08%) OO
10 3 (5.08%) Benchmarking
10 3 (5.08%) OO PHP
10 3 (5.08%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (3.39%) Machine Learning
12 1 (1.69%) TOGAF
12 1 (1.69%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 29 (49.15%) Python
2 21 (35.59%) PHP
3 19 (32.20%) Bash Shell
4 18 (30.51%) Perl
5 7 (11.86%) C#
6 5 (8.47%) SQL
7 4 (6.78%) Java
8 3 (5.08%) JavaScript
9 2 (3.39%) Scala
9 2 (3.39%) Ruby
10 1 (1.69%) C++
10 1 (1.69%) Erlang
10 1 (1.69%) Groovy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) QA
System Software
1 17 (28.81%) Apache Flume
1 17 (28.81%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 15 (25.42%) HDFS
3 5 (8.47%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 28 (47.46%) Puppet
2 19 (32.20%) ZABBIX
2 19 (32.20%) Nagios
2 19 (32.20%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (30.51%) Salt
3 18 (30.51%) Cacti
4 17 (28.81%) Oozie
5 15 (25.42%) Ambari
6 2 (3.39%) Chukwa
7 1 (1.69%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.69%) logstash
Vendors
1 19 (32.20%) Rackspace
2 18 (30.51%) Red Hat
3 15 (25.42%) MapR
3 15 (25.42%) Hortonworks
3 15 (25.42%) Teradata
3 15 (25.42%) Netezza
4 13 (22.03%) Oracle
5 8 (13.56%) Splunk
6 7 (11.86%) Sybase
7 3 (5.08%) Cisco
7 3 (5.08%) Intel
8 2 (3.39%) Zend
8 2 (3.39%) Google