The table below looks at the statistics for Sqoop skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sqoop over the 3 months to 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sqoop
Rank 548 554 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Sqoop 23 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.010% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.22% 0.046% -
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 0
Average daily rate
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£538 £463 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.21% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 - -
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
10557 10780 10382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.07% 22.07% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6874 6585 6288
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 £262 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 204 239
Average hourly rate £31.25 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.67 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -9.83%

Sqoop
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Sqoop Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Sqoop
Daily Rate Trend

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

Sqoop Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Sqoop
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sqoop within the UK over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Sqoop Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Sqoop
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sqoop within the UK over the 3 months to 28 January 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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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 -1 22 £550 +18.91% 2
London +30 20 £525 +13.51% 2
City of London +17 3 £600 -

Sqoop
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Sqoop 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 Sqoop.

1 45 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 45 (100.00%) Apache Hive
2 36 (80.00%) Big Data
3 31 (68.89%) Apache Flume
4 28 (62.22%) HDFS
5 27 (60.00%) Oozie
6 26 (57.78%) MongoDB
6 26 (57.78%) MapReduce
7 24 (53.33%) NoSQL
7 24 (53.33%) Data Warehouse
8 23 (51.11%) HBase
9 21 (46.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 21 (46.67%) Apache Cassandra
9 21 (46.67%) Hortonworks
9 21 (46.67%) Ambari
9 21 (46.67%) Analytics
10 20 (44.44%) Couchbase
10 20 (44.44%) MapR
10 20 (44.44%) HCatalog
10 20 (44.44%) Mahout
10 20 (44.44%) Teradata
11 19 (42.22%) Banking
11 19 (42.22%) Netezza
11 19 (42.22%) Oracle Exadata
11 19 (42.22%) Riak
11 19 (42.22%) Visualisation
12 18 (40.00%) MarkLogic
12 18 (40.00%) Oracle
13 16 (35.56%) Apache Pig
14 15 (33.33%) SQL

Sqoop
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Sqoop 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 Sqoop. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (35.56%) Apache Pig
2 8 (17.78%) Apache Spark
3 6 (13.33%) SAS
4 5 (11.11%) Oracle Coherence
5 3 (6.67%) Apache
6 2 (4.44%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) LAN
1 5 (11.11%) WAN
2 1 (2.22%) SNA
2 1 (2.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 45 (100.00%) Apache Hive
2 36 (80.00%) Big Data
3 26 (57.78%) MongoDB
4 24 (53.33%) NoSQL
4 24 (53.33%) Data Warehouse
5 23 (51.11%) HBase
6 21 (46.67%) Apache Cassandra
7 20 (44.44%) Couchbase
7 20 (44.44%) HCatalog
7 20 (44.44%) Mahout
8 19 (42.22%) Oracle Exadata
8 19 (42.22%) Riak
9 18 (40.00%) MarkLogic
10 11 (24.44%) SQL Server
11 7 (15.56%) DB2
12 6 (13.33%) Impala
13 2 (4.44%) Pentaho
13 2 (4.44%) CouchDB
13 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 19 (42.22%) Banking
2 6 (13.33%) Finance
3 4 (8.89%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.44%) Retail
5 1 (2.22%) Legal
5 1 (2.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (48.89%) Architect
2 15 (33.33%) Developer
3 11 (24.44%) Enterprise Architect
4 10 (22.22%) Data Architect
5 9 (20.00%) Hadoop Developer
5 9 (20.00%) Big Data Architect
6 7 (15.56%) Consultant
6 7 (15.56%) Data Consultant
6 7 (15.56%) Big Data Consultant
7 5 (11.11%) Programmer
8 4 (8.89%) Lead Architect
9 3 (6.67%) Lead Enterprise Architect
9 3 (6.67%) Big Data Developer
10 2 (4.44%) Scala Developer
10 2 (4.44%) Trainer
11 1 (2.22%) Analyst
11 1 (2.22%) Technical Architect
11 1 (2.22%) Lead Developer
11 1 (2.22%) Data Analyst
11 1 (2.22%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) Apache Avro
1 2 (4.44%) AngularJS
1 2 (4.44%) HTML5
1 2 (4.44%) D3.js
1 2 (4.44%) HTML
1 2 (4.44%) J2EE
1 2 (4.44%) Lucene
2 1 (2.22%) XML
2 1 (2.22%) Kafka
2 1 (2.22%) Cascading
Miscellaneous
1 19 (42.22%) Visualisation
2 8 (17.78%) Open Source
3 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.44%) Reference Data
5 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.22%) Social Network
5 1 (2.22%) Data Extraction
5 1 (2.22%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.22%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.78%) UNIX
1 8 (17.78%) Linux
2 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (57.78%) MapReduce
2 21 (46.67%) Analytics
3 12 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (13.33%) Benchmarking
6 5 (11.11%) ETL
7 4 (8.89%) Data Modelling
7 4 (8.89%) TDD
8 2 (4.44%) BDD
8 2 (4.44%) Machine Learning
8 2 (4.44%) Parallel Processing
9 1 (2.22%) Change Management
9 1 (2.22%) Risk Management
9 1 (2.22%) Business Development
9 1 (2.22%) TOGAF
9 1 (2.22%) Information Management
9 1 (2.22%) OOP
9 1 (2.22%) OO
9 1 (2.22%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (33.33%) SQL
2 13 (28.89%) Java
3 9 (20.00%) C#
4 8 (17.78%) Shell Script
5 5 (11.11%) PL/SQL
6 4 (8.89%) Scala
7 3 (6.67%) Python
8 2 (4.44%) R
9 1 (2.22%) Perl
9 1 (2.22%) C
9 1 (2.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) MCT
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 31 (68.89%) Apache Flume
2 28 (62.22%) HDFS
3 21 (46.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 8 (17.78%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 27 (60.00%) Oozie
2 21 (46.67%) Ambari
3 1 (2.22%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 21 (46.67%) Hortonworks
2 20 (44.44%) MapR
2 20 (44.44%) Teradata
3 19 (42.22%) Netezza
4 18 (40.00%) Oracle
5 9 (20.00%) Sybase
6 5 (11.11%) Informatica
6 5 (11.11%) Cisco
6 5 (11.11%) Intel
6 5 (11.11%) Cloudera
7 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.22%) HP
7 1 (2.22%) Talend
7 1 (2.22%) Palantir