The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Hortonworks products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Hortonworks over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Hortonworks.

Hortonworks
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 151 145 192
Rank change year-on-year -6 +47  
Contract jobs citing Hortonworks 11 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.36% 0.27% 0.019%
As % of the Vendors category 0.91% 0.67% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 1
Median daily rate £569 £600 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.20% +36.36%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £550
% change year-on-year - -13.63%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Hortonworks is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1210 1353 2194
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 39.52% 40.34% 42.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 893 1020 1593
Median daily rate £465 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £624 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 46
Median hourly rate £14.85 £19.25 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.90 £13.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.34 £43.61 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Hortonworks
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Hortonworks as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Hortonworks in the City of London

Hortonworks
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Hortonworks in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Hortonworks in the City of London

Hortonworks
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Hortonworks in the City of London over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Hortonworks in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Hortonworks also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Hortonworks.

1 21 (95.45%) Hadoop
2 19 (86.36%) Big Data
3 16 (72.73%) Apache Spark
4 14 (63.64%) Kafka
5 13 (59.09%) Python
6 12 (54.55%) Linux
6 12 (54.55%) Apache Hive
7 10 (45.45%) Java
8 9 (40.91%) Apache
8 9 (40.91%) Finance
8 9 (40.91%) HBase
8 9 (40.91%) Hadoop YARN
9 8 (36.36%) Apache Pig
9 8 (36.36%) MapReduce
9 8 (36.36%) Scala
10 7 (31.82%) Red Hat
10 7 (31.82%) Sqoop
11 6 (27.27%) Relational Database
11 6 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (27.27%) MongoDB
11 6 (27.27%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (27.27%) NoSQL
11 6 (27.27%) Open Source
11 6 (27.27%) RDBMS
11 6 (27.27%) E-Commerce
11 6 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (27.27%) Banking
12 5 (22.73%) Unix
12 5 (22.73%) R

Hortonworks
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (72.73%) Apache Spark
2 9 (40.91%) Apache
3 8 (36.36%) Apache Pig
4 3 (13.64%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Kerberos
2 2 (9.09%) DNS
3 1 (4.55%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (95.45%) Hadoop
2 19 (86.36%) Big Data
3 12 (54.55%) Apache Hive
4 9 (40.91%) HBase
5 7 (31.82%) Sqoop
6 6 (27.27%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (27.27%) MongoDB
6 6 (27.27%) NoSQL
6 6 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (27.27%) RDBMS
6 6 (27.27%) Relational Database
7 5 (22.73%) Data Lake
7 5 (22.73%) Flink
8 3 (13.64%) Neo4j
8 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
9 1 (4.55%) Apache Zeppelin
9 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (4.55%) MySQL
9 1 (4.55%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.55%) JIRA
3 1 (4.55%) JUnit
3 1 (4.55%) Subversion
3 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.55%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 6 (27.27%) Banking
3 3 (13.64%) Front Office
3 3 (13.64%) Retail
4 1 (4.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Administrator
2 6 (27.27%) Data Administrator
3 5 (22.73%) Architect
3 5 (22.73%) Big Data Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Data Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Hadoop Administrator
4 3 (13.64%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Big Data Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Data Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Java Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Hadoop Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Hadoop Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (63.64%) Kafka
2 5 (22.73%) Akka
3 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
3 2 (9.09%) Drools
3 2 (9.09%) Spring
4 1 (4.55%) Apache Tez
4 1 (4.55%) SPNEGO
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Algorithms
2 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Linux
2 6 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (22.73%) Unix
4 3 (13.64%) AIX
4 3 (13.64%) Solaris
4 3 (13.64%) Windows
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) MapReduce
2 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) E-Commerce
2 6 (27.27%) Open Source
3 5 (22.73%) Analytics
3 5 (22.73%) DevOps
4 3 (13.64%) High Availability
4 3 (13.64%) Mathematics
4 3 (13.64%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (13.64%) Statistics
5 2 (9.09%) ETL
5 2 (9.09%) Low Latency
5 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.55%) Data Analytics
6 1 (4.55%) Data Engineering
6 1 (4.55%) Machine Learning
6 1 (4.55%) Performance Optimisation
6 1 (4.55%) Software Delivery
6 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) Python
2 10 (45.45%) Java
3 8 (36.36%) Scala
4 5 (22.73%) R
5 4 (18.18%) Bash Shell
6 3 (13.64%) MATLAB
6 3 (13.64%) SQL
7 1 (4.55%) C#
7 1 (4.55%) Ruby
7 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
1 3 (13.64%) PhD
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Apache Flume
1 4 (18.18%) HDFS
2 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (13.64%) Docker
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (40.91%) Hadoop YARN
2 4 (18.18%) Puppet
3 3 (13.64%) Oozie
4 2 (9.09%) Ambari
4 2 (9.09%) Ansible
5 1 (4.55%) Nagios
5 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Red Hat
2 4 (18.18%) Tableau
3 3 (13.64%) Bloomberg
3 3 (13.64%) Citrix
3 3 (13.64%) Dell
3 3 (13.64%) HP
3 3 (13.64%) IBM
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle
3 3 (13.64%) Reuters
3 3 (13.64%) VMware
4 2 (9.09%) Cloudera
4 2 (9.09%) MapR
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.09%) Teradata