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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sqoop
Rank 602 588 579
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -9
Contract jobs citing Sqoop 22 28 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.054% 0.014%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.19% 0.25% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 20 5
Average daily rate £575 £525 £456
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% +15.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £443 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £644 £740 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £575 £485 -
% change year-on-year
+18.55% -
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
11434 11313 11415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.21% 21.90% 23.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 7701 7322 6923
Average daily rate £425 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 170 226
Average hourly rate £36.50 £30.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £15.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £32.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+14.06% +14.28%

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 9 February 2016.

Sqoop Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Sqoop
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 Sqoop within the UK over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -35 22 £575 +9.52% 10
London -2 15 £625 +19.04% 4
Yorkshire - 4 £575 -
South Yorkshire - 4 £575 -
Sheffield - 3 £575 -
City of London +41 2 £569 -5.20% 3
Canary Wharf +1 1 £650 -
North West -10 1 £575 - 1
West Midlands -12 1 £500 - 4
Manchester -16 1 £575 - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
South West - 1 - -
Doncaster - 1 £575 -

Sqoop
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 51 (89.47%) Hadoop
1 51 (89.47%) Apache Hive
2 47 (82.46%) Big Data
3 36 (63.16%) Apache Pig
4 35 (61.40%) Apache Flume
4 35 (61.40%) Apache Spark
5 28 (49.12%) Java
6 27 (47.37%) HDFS
7 25 (43.86%) MapReduce
8 21 (36.84%) HBase
8 21 (36.84%) Scala
9 20 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (29.82%) SQL
10 17 (29.82%) Unix
10 17 (29.82%) MongoDB
11 16 (28.07%) Python
11 16 (28.07%) Impala
12 15 (26.32%) TDD
12 15 (26.32%) Finance
13 14 (24.56%) BDD
13 14 (24.56%) NoSQL
14 13 (22.81%) Shell Script
14 13 (22.81%) Oozie
15 12 (21.05%) Kafka
15 12 (21.05%) ETL
15 12 (21.05%) Linux
16 11 (19.30%) Oracle
16 11 (19.30%) Cloudera
17 10 (17.54%) Elasticsearch
17 10 (17.54%) Analytical Skills

Sqoop
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 36 (63.16%) Apache Pig
2 35 (61.40%) Apache Spark
3 10 (17.54%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (17.54%) SAS
4 8 (14.04%) Node.js
5 5 (8.77%) Apache
6 1 (1.75%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MS Visio
1 2 (3.51%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.77%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.53%) SNA
2 3 (5.26%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.75%) HTTP
3 1 (1.75%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (89.47%) Apache Hive
1 51 (89.47%) Hadoop
2 47 (82.46%) Big Data
3 21 (36.84%) HBase
4 17 (29.82%) MongoDB
5 16 (28.07%) Impala
6 14 (24.56%) NoSQL
7 8 (14.04%) CouchDB
7 8 (14.04%) Spark SQL
8 7 (12.28%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (10.53%) SQL Server
10 4 (7.02%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (7.02%) Relational Database
10 4 (7.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (3.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (3.51%) BigTable
11 2 (3.51%) Mahout
11 2 (3.51%) Oracle ODI
11 2 (3.51%) RDBMS
11 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.75%) Subversion
General
1 15 (26.32%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Banking
3 2 (3.51%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.51%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (56.14%) Developer
2 24 (42.11%) Hadoop Developer
3 10 (17.54%) Big Data Developer
4 8 (14.04%) Architect
4 8 (14.04%) Scala Developer
5 6 (10.53%) Apache Spark Developer
5 6 (10.53%) Big Data Architect
5 6 (10.53%) Consultant
5 6 (10.53%) Data Architect
6 5 (8.77%) Java Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Hadoop Architect
7 4 (7.02%) Hadoop Consultant
7 4 (7.02%) Programmer
8 3 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Hadoop Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) MapReduce Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.26%) SQL Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Oracle Developer
9 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.05%) Kafka
2 8 (14.04%) Lucene
3 6 (10.53%) RESTful
3 6 (10.53%) Web Services
4 5 (8.77%) HTML
4 5 (8.77%) SOAP
5 4 (7.02%) AngularJS
5 4 (7.02%) D3.js
5 4 (7.02%) GraphX
5 4 (7.02%) HTML5
6 1 (1.75%) Apache Avro
6 1 (1.75%) Backbone.js
6 1 (1.75%) Cascading
6 1 (1.75%) Catalyst
6 1 (1.75%) CSS
6 1 (1.75%) Handlebars
6 1 (1.75%) JSON
6 1 (1.75%) RequireJS
6 1 (1.75%) Sass
6 1 (1.75%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.54%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.77%) iSeries
3 3 (5.26%) Visualisation
4 2 (3.51%) Data Integration
4 2 (3.51%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.51%) Reference Data
4 2 (3.51%) Social Network
5 1 (1.75%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.75%) Fintech
5 1 (1.75%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (29.82%) Unix
2 12 (21.05%) Linux
3 1 (1.75%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (43.86%) MapReduce
2 20 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (26.32%) TDD
4 14 (24.56%) BDD
5 12 (21.05%) ETL
6 9 (15.79%) Analytics
7 8 (14.04%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (14.04%) Machine Learning
7 8 (14.04%) Parallel Processing
7 8 (14.04%) Technical Architecture
8 7 (12.28%) Data Cleansing
8 7 (12.28%) Open Source
9 6 (10.53%) Data Modelling
9 6 (10.53%) Mentoring
10 5 (8.77%) API Development
10 5 (8.77%) SDLC
11 4 (7.02%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (7.02%) Software Engineering
11 4 (7.02%) Workflow
12 3 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 28 (49.12%) Java
2 21 (36.84%) Scala
3 17 (29.82%) SQL
4 16 (28.07%) Python
5 13 (22.81%) Shell Script
6 5 (8.77%) R
7 4 (7.02%) HiveQL
7 4 (7.02%) Perl
7 4 (7.02%) PHP
7 4 (7.02%) Pig Latin
8 3 (5.26%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (1.75%) Degree
1 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
1 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.77%) QA
System Software
1 35 (61.40%) Apache Flume
2 27 (47.37%) HDFS
3 4 (7.02%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 13 (22.81%) Oozie
2 9 (15.79%) Hadoop YARN
3 8 (14.04%) Ambari
4 2 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.75%) Ganglia
5 1 (1.75%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (19.30%) Cloudera
1 11 (19.30%) Oracle
2 9 (15.79%) Hortonworks
3 5 (8.77%) Palantir
3 5 (8.77%) Splunk
4 4 (7.02%) Informatica
5 3 (5.26%) Platfora
5 3 (5.26%) Tableau
6 2 (3.51%) Cognos
7 1 (1.75%) MapR
7 1 (1.75%) Netezza
7 1 (1.75%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.75%) Sybase
7 1 (1.75%) WorldPay
7 1 (1.75%) Zend