The table below looks at the statistics for Hadoop skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hadoop over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Hadoop
Rank 100 110 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing Hadoop 14 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.55% 0.047% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.24% 0.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
-8.53% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.00 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
432 472 508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.08% 22.41% 22.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 285 260
Average daily rate £330 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 14
Average hourly rate £19.50 £23.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.21% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £20.00 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.15 £37.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%

Hadoop
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Hadoop across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Hadoop Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Hadoop
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Hadoop across the West Midlands region.

Hadoop Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Hadoop
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Hadoop across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Hadoop Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Hadoop
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Hadoop within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
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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
Birmingham - 4 £475 -
Worcestershire - - - -
Hadoop
England

Hadoop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Hadoop 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 Hadoop.

1 16 (84.21%) Big Data
2 11 (57.89%) Analytics
3 9 (47.37%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (42.11%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (42.11%) Data Modelling
5 6 (31.58%) ETL
5 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (26.32%) Open Source
6 5 (26.32%) Data Analytics
6 5 (26.32%) Big Data Analytics
6 5 (26.32%) SQL
7 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
7 4 (21.05%) Service Management
7 4 (21.05%) Test Strategy
7 4 (21.05%) Business Analytics
8 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (15.79%) Cisco PIX
8 3 (15.79%) Firewall
8 3 (15.79%) MPLS
8 3 (15.79%) Wireless
8 3 (15.79%) IPsec
8 3 (15.79%) Network Design
8 3 (15.79%) Packet Switching
8 3 (15.79%) WAN
8 3 (15.79%) VPN
8 3 (15.79%) Cisco
8 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
9 2 (10.53%) Informatica
9 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
9 2 (10.53%) SAP

Hadoop
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Hadoop 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 Hadoop. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Packet Switching
1 3 (15.79%) WAN
1 3 (15.79%) VPN
1 3 (15.79%) MPLS
1 3 (15.79%) Firewall
1 3 (15.79%) Wireless
1 3 (15.79%) IPsec
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (84.21%) Big Data
2 8 (42.11%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
4 2 (10.53%) NoSQL
4 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
4 2 (10.53%) MarkLogic
4 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (5.26%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Architect
2 6 (31.58%) Data Architect
3 5 (26.32%) Big Data Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Big Data Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Data Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Business Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Data Analytics Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Hadoop Developer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Open Source
2 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Analytics
2 9 (47.37%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (42.11%) Data Modelling
4 6 (31.58%) ETL
5 5 (26.32%) Big Data Analytics
5 5 (26.32%) Data Analytics
6 4 (21.05%) Business Analytics
6 4 (21.05%) Test Strategy
6 4 (21.05%) Service Management
7 3 (15.79%) Network Design
7 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (10.53%) Predictive Analytics
8 2 (10.53%) Data Migration
8 2 (10.53%) Data Cleansing
8 2 (10.53%) Data Architecture
8 2 (10.53%) Migration
8 2 (10.53%) Data Management
9 1 (5.26%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
1 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) CITP
2 1 (5.26%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco
2 2 (10.53%) SAP
2 2 (10.53%) Informatica
2 2 (10.53%) Netezza
2 2 (10.53%) RightScale
2 2 (10.53%) Splunk
2 2 (10.53%) Rackspace
2 2 (10.53%) Talend
3 1 (5.26%) Cloudera
3 1 (5.26%) IBM