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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sqoop
Rank 541 558 536
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -22
Contract jobs citing Sqoop 37 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.032% 0.015%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.32% 0.15% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 14 7
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£505 £519 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.65% +15.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £438
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £850 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 - -
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
11487 11315 10127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.23% 21.58% 22.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 7401 7035 6172
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 £280 £260 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 181 204
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £27.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.35 £14.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +25.00%

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 30 March 2015.

Sqoop Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Sqoop
Top 6 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 30 March 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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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 +3 36 £505 -2.65% 2
London +11 23 £450 -13.25% 2
Berkshire - 2 £618 -
South East - 2 £618 -
City of London +14 1 £440 -16.19%
Slough - 1 £750 -

Sqoop
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 54 (100.00%) Hadoop
2 52 (96.30%) Apache Hive
3 34 (62.96%) Java
3 34 (62.96%) Apache Pig
3 34 (62.96%) HDFS
4 33 (61.11%) Big Data
5 29 (53.70%) Apache Flume
6 24 (44.44%) Oracle
6 24 (44.44%) MapReduce
7 23 (42.59%) Apache Spark
8 22 (40.74%) HBase
8 22 (40.74%) SQL
9 21 (38.89%) Oozie
10 20 (37.04%) Impala
11 18 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (31.48%) SAS
13 15 (27.78%) MongoDB
14 13 (24.07%) NoSQL
15 12 (22.22%) Shell Script
15 12 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
15 12 (22.22%) UNIX
16 11 (20.37%) Apache Cassandra
16 11 (20.37%) Analytics
17 10 (18.52%) Cloudera
17 10 (18.52%) Mahout
17 10 (18.52%) Linux
17 10 (18.52%) PL/SQL
18 9 (16.67%) SQL Server
18 9 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
18 9 (16.67%) Teradata

Sqoop
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 34 (62.96%) Apache Pig
2 23 (42.59%) Apache Spark
3 17 (31.48%) SAS
4 7 (12.96%) Apache
5 2 (3.70%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (3.70%) Apache Solr
5 2 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.70%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) LAN
1 3 (5.56%) WAN
2 2 (3.70%) SNA
2 2 (3.70%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (100.00%) Hadoop
2 52 (96.30%) Apache Hive
3 33 (61.11%) Big Data
4 22 (40.74%) HBase
5 20 (37.04%) Impala
6 15 (27.78%) MongoDB
7 13 (24.07%) NoSQL
8 12 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (20.37%) Apache Cassandra
10 10 (18.52%) Mahout
11 9 (16.67%) SQL Server
12 6 (11.11%) DB2
13 5 (9.26%) HCatalog
14 4 (7.41%) MarkLogic
14 4 (7.41%) Couchbase
14 4 (7.41%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 3 (5.56%) Oracle Exadata
15 3 (5.56%) Riak
16 2 (3.70%) CouchDB
16 2 (3.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (11.11%) Finance
1 6 (11.11%) Banking
2 2 (3.70%) Retail
2 2 (3.70%) Games
3 1 (1.85%) Marketing
3 1 (1.85%) Legal
3 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.85%) Electronics
3 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (55.56%) Developer
2 24 (44.44%) Hadoop Developer
3 15 (27.78%) Architect
4 11 (20.37%) Data Architect
5 10 (18.52%) Programmer
5 10 (18.52%) Big Data Architect
6 7 (12.96%) Big Data Consultant
6 7 (12.96%) Consultant
6 7 (12.96%) Data Consultant
7 5 (9.26%) Administrator
7 5 (9.26%) Big Data Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Hadoop Administrator
9 2 (3.70%) Scala Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (3.70%) Trainer
10 1 (1.85%) Analyst
10 1 (1.85%) Solutions Architect
10 1 (1.85%) Senior Developer
10 1 (1.85%) Data Analyst
10 1 (1.85%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.81%) Apache Avro
2 5 (9.26%) Kafka
3 3 (5.56%) HTML
4 2 (3.70%) Lucene
4 2 (3.70%) HTML5
4 2 (3.70%) D3.js
4 2 (3.70%) J2EE
4 2 (3.70%) Web Services
4 2 (3.70%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.85%) XML
5 1 (1.85%) XSLT
5 1 (1.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Open Source
2 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.41%) Visualisation
4 3 (5.56%) Reference Data
5 2 (3.70%) Social Network
5 2 (3.70%) Clustering
6 1 (1.85%) Informatics
6 1 (1.85%) DTV
6 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.85%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.85%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.85%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.85%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.22%) UNIX
2 10 (18.52%) Linux
3 2 (3.70%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (44.44%) MapReduce
2 18 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (20.37%) Analytics
4 9 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (14.81%) E-Commerce
6 7 (12.96%) ETL
7 5 (9.26%) Data Modelling
8 4 (7.41%) Data Architecture
8 4 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (5.56%) Mentoring
9 3 (5.56%) Scrum
9 3 (5.56%) Configuration Management
9 3 (5.56%) TDD
9 3 (5.56%) Business Development
10 2 (3.70%) Load Balancing
10 2 (3.70%) Benchmarking
10 2 (3.70%) Data Cleansing
10 2 (3.70%) BDD
10 2 (3.70%) Parallel Processing
10 2 (3.70%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 34 (62.96%) Java
2 22 (40.74%) SQL
3 12 (22.22%) Shell Script
4 10 (18.52%) PL/SQL
5 8 (14.81%) Python
5 8 (14.81%) Scala
6 5 (9.26%) R
7 3 (5.56%) Perl
8 2 (3.70%) C#
9 1 (1.85%) PHP
9 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) MCT
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 34 (62.96%) HDFS
2 29 (53.70%) Apache Flume
3 9 (16.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (7.41%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 21 (38.89%) Oozie
2 7 (12.96%) Ambari
3 2 (3.70%) Nagios
3 2 (3.70%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (44.44%) Oracle
2 10 (18.52%) Cloudera
3 9 (16.67%) Teradata
4 7 (12.96%) Hortonworks
5 6 (11.11%) Sybase
5 6 (11.11%) Informatica
5 6 (11.11%) MapR
6 5 (9.26%) Netezza
7 3 (5.56%) Vertica
7 3 (5.56%) Cisco
8 2 (3.70%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.70%) Intel
8 2 (3.70%) Greenplum
8 2 (3.70%) Palantir
9 1 (1.85%) Splunk
9 1 (1.85%) Talend
9 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.85%) SAP
9 1 (1.85%) Cognos