The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sqoop
Rank 584 543 586
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +43
Contract jobs citing Sqoop 19 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.019% 0.010%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.15% 0.085% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 5
Average daily rate £519 £450 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.27% +16.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £435 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £850 £467 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
12403 10545 11990
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.58% 21.70% 19.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7757 6439 6807
Average daily rate £388 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £263 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 206 257
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.24 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £45.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.81%

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 16 April 2014.

Sqoop Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Sqoop
Top 8 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -27 19 £519 +15.27% 2
England -27 19 £519 +15.27% 3
City of London -4 7 £525 +10.52% 1
North West - - - -
South East - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -

Sqoop
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 23 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 23 (100.00%) Apache Hive
2 21 (91.30%) Big Data
3 16 (69.57%) Apache Pig
4 11 (47.83%) Apache Avro
5 10 (43.48%) HBase
5 10 (43.48%) NoSQL
6 8 (34.78%) MapReduce
6 8 (34.78%) MongoDB
6 8 (34.78%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (34.78%) ETL
7 7 (30.43%) Data Modelling
8 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (21.74%) Oracle
8 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (21.74%) Banking
9 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing
9 4 (17.39%) Data Architecture
9 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (17.39%) TDD
9 4 (17.39%) Java
9 4 (17.39%) SPSS
9 4 (17.39%) Amazon EMR
9 4 (17.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 4 (17.39%) BDD
9 4 (17.39%) Cloudera
10 3 (13.04%) Apache Flume
10 3 (13.04%) Mahout
10 3 (13.04%) Oozie
10 3 (13.04%) Analytics

Sqoop
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 (69.57%) Apache Pig
2 2 (8.70%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (17.39%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (8.70%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 23 (100.00%) Apache Hive
2 21 (91.30%) Big Data
3 10 (43.48%) HBase
3 10 (43.48%) NoSQL
4 8 (34.78%) MongoDB
4 8 (34.78%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (17.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (13.04%) Mahout
6 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
6 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (8.70%) CouchDB
7 2 (8.70%) SAP BI
7 2 (8.70%) RDBMS
7 2 (8.70%) Couchbase
7 2 (8.70%) Apache Accumulo
7 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (21.74%) Banking
2 3 (13.04%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Front Office
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Developer
2 8 (34.78%) Big Data Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Hadoop Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Architect
4 4 (17.39%) Data Architect
4 4 (17.39%) Big Data Architect
5 3 (13.04%) Big Data Consultant
5 3 (13.04%) Consultant
5 3 (13.04%) Database Developer
5 3 (13.04%) ETL Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Data Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Data Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Applications Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) Apache Avro
2 8 (34.78%) MapReduce
3 2 (8.70%) JSON
3 2 (8.70%) Lucene
3 2 (8.70%) Kafka
3 2 (8.70%) ZeroMQ
4 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Open Source
1 2 (8.70%) Machine Learning
2 1 (4.35%) Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) Visualisation
2 1 (4.35%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) UNIX
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) ETL
2 7 (30.43%) Data Modelling
3 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing
4 4 (17.39%) Data Architecture
4 4 (17.39%) TDD
4 4 (17.39%) BDD
5 3 (13.04%) Analytics
6 2 (8.70%) Zachman Framework
6 2 (8.70%) TOGAF
7 1 (4.35%) Big Data Analytics
7 1 (4.35%) Data Analytics
7 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (4.35%) Statistical Analysis
7 1 (4.35%) Dimensional Modelling
7 1 (4.35%) Business Development
7 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) Java
2 2 (8.70%) R
2 2 (8.70%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) Python
3 1 (4.35%) Scala
3 1 (4.35%) Clojure
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Apache Flume
2 2 (8.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Oozie
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) Cloudera
3 3 (13.04%) Sybase
4 2 (8.70%) Greenplum
4 2 (8.70%) Google
4 2 (8.70%) Netezza
4 2 (8.70%) Splunk
4 2 (8.70%) Teradata
4 2 (8.70%) SAP
4 2 (8.70%) IBM
5 1 (4.35%) Vertica
5 1 (4.35%) Infobright
5 1 (4.35%) Rackspace
5 1 (4.35%) Tableau
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