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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sqoop
Rank 609 590 573
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -17
Contract jobs citing Sqoop 13 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.018% 0.006%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.10% 0.086% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 2
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£500 £775 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.48% +29.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 - -
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
12636 11592 11138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.19% 21.21% 21.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 8233 7148 6794
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 180 218
Average hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.18 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.27 £53.00 £51.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -5.00%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 -15 13 £500 -35.48% 4
London +4 11 £550 -29.03% 4
City of London -12 2 £360 -28.00%
Peterborough - 2 £450 -
East of England - 2 £450 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £450 -

Sqoop
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 44 (93.62%) Hadoop
2 42 (89.36%) Apache Hive
3 35 (74.47%) Big Data
4 34 (72.34%) Apache Pig
5 33 (70.21%) Java
6 31 (65.96%) HDFS
7 25 (53.19%) Apache Spark
8 24 (51.06%) Impala
9 22 (46.81%) HBase
10 21 (44.68%) MapReduce
11 20 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (40.43%) SQL
12 19 (40.43%) Oracle
12 19 (40.43%) Apache Flume
13 14 (29.79%) Cloudera
14 13 (27.66%) Scala
14 13 (27.66%) SAS
15 12 (25.53%) Business Intelligence
15 12 (25.53%) E-Commerce
15 12 (25.53%) Scrum
16 11 (23.40%) Python
16 11 (23.40%) MongoDB
16 11 (23.40%) NoSQL
17 10 (21.28%) Apache Cassandra
17 10 (21.28%) Oozie
18 9 (19.15%) Analytics
18 9 (19.15%) Linux
19 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
19 8 (17.02%) UNIX
19 8 (17.02%) Teradata

Sqoop
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (72.34%) Apache Pig
2 25 (53.19%) Apache Spark
3 13 (27.66%) SAS
4 6 (12.77%) Apache
5 3 (6.38%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (4.26%) Apache Solr
7 1 (2.13%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (2.13%) IPython
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) SPSS
2 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.38%) Amazon EMR
2 3 (6.38%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (6.38%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) LAN
1 2 (4.26%) WAN
1 2 (4.26%) DNS
2 1 (2.13%) Kerberos
2 1 (2.13%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (93.62%) Hadoop
2 42 (89.36%) Apache Hive
3 35 (74.47%) Big Data
4 24 (51.06%) Impala
5 22 (46.81%) HBase
6 11 (23.40%) MongoDB
6 11 (23.40%) NoSQL
7 10 (21.28%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
9 7 (14.89%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (14.89%) Mahout
10 6 (12.77%) RDBMS
10 6 (12.77%) DB2
10 6 (12.77%) Relational Database
11 4 (8.51%) Triplestore
12 3 (6.38%) HCatalog
13 2 (4.26%) MarkLogic
13 2 (4.26%) Couchbase
13 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 2 (4.26%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.13%) RStudio
General
1 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
1 2 (4.26%) Finance
1 2 (4.26%) Banking
1 2 (4.26%) Retail
2 1 (2.13%) Marketing
2 1 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.13%) Back Office
2 1 (2.13%) Electronics
2 1 (2.13%) Legal
2 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (48.94%) Developer
2 20 (42.55%) Hadoop Developer
3 14 (29.79%) Architect
4 9 (19.15%) Data Architect
5 8 (17.02%) Big Data Architect
6 5 (10.64%) Programmer
6 5 (10.64%) Administrator
6 5 (10.64%) Big Data Consultant
6 5 (10.64%) Consultant
6 5 (10.64%) Data Consultant
7 4 (8.51%) Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (6.38%) Data Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) Hadoop Administrator
9 2 (4.26%) Big Data Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Systems Administrator
10 1 (2.13%) Senior Developer
10 1 (2.13%) Trainer
10 1 (2.13%) Oracle Architect
10 1 (2.13%) Senior Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) Kafka
1 6 (12.77%) Apache Avro
2 4 (8.51%) MLlib
3 3 (6.38%) Web Services
4 2 (4.26%) HTML
4 2 (4.26%) Lucene
4 2 (4.26%) Spring XD
4 2 (4.26%) D3.js
5 1 (2.13%) Apache Tika
5 1 (2.13%) Spark Streaming
5 1 (2.13%) GraphX
5 1 (2.13%) RHadoop
5 1 (2.13%) JSON
5 1 (2.13%) HTML5
5 1 (2.13%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.13%) .NET
5 1 (2.13%) JDBC
5 1 (2.13%) XML
5 1 (2.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.26%) Clustering
2 2 (4.26%) Wiki
2 2 (4.26%) Data Extraction
2 2 (4.26%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.13%) DTV
3 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.13%) Social Network
3 1 (2.13%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.15%) Linux
2 8 (17.02%) UNIX
3 3 (6.38%) Windows
4 2 (4.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (44.68%) MapReduce
2 20 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (25.53%) E-Commerce
3 12 (25.53%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (25.53%) Scrum
4 9 (19.15%) Analytics
5 8 (17.02%) ETL
6 6 (12.77%) OO
6 6 (12.77%) Data Architecture
7 4 (8.51%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (8.51%) TDD
7 4 (8.51%) Data Analysis
8 3 (6.38%) Configuration Management
8 3 (6.38%) Data Modelling
8 3 (6.38%) Open Source
8 3 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.38%) Business Development
9 2 (4.26%) Load Balancing
9 2 (4.26%) Test Automation
9 2 (4.26%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 33 (70.21%) Java
2 19 (40.43%) SQL
3 13 (27.66%) Scala
4 11 (23.40%) Python
5 8 (17.02%) Shell Script
5 8 (17.02%) R
6 5 (10.64%) PL/SQL
7 4 (8.51%) Perl
8 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
9 2 (4.26%) Korn
9 2 (4.26%) Spark SQL
9 2 (4.26%) Bash Shell
9 2 (4.26%) PHP
10 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
10 1 (2.13%) Jython
10 1 (2.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) MCT
1 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 31 (65.96%) HDFS
2 19 (40.43%) Apache Flume
3 5 (10.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.13%) NFS
5 1 (2.13%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 10 (21.28%) Oozie
2 3 (6.38%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (4.26%) Nagios
3 2 (4.26%) Ambari
3 2 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.13%) logstash
4 1 (2.13%) Kibana
4 1 (2.13%) Chukwa
Vendors
1 19 (40.43%) Oracle
2 14 (29.79%) Cloudera
3 8 (17.02%) Teradata
4 6 (12.77%) Netezza
5 4 (8.51%) Hortonworks
6 3 (6.38%) Vertica
6 3 (6.38%) Talend
6 3 (6.38%) Greenplum
6 3 (6.38%) MapR
7 2 (4.26%) Splunk
7 2 (4.26%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.26%) Sybase
7 2 (4.26%) Informatica
7 2 (4.26%) Cognos
7 2 (4.26%) Cisco
8 1 (2.13%) IBM
8 1 (2.13%) Intel
8 1 (2.13%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (2.13%) SAP
8 1 (2.13%) Tableau