Period
to 27 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for HDFS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited HDFS over the 6 months to 27 February 2020 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.

Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS)
UK > England
6 months to
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 540 572 522
Rank change year-on-year +32 -50 +21
Contract jobs citing HDFS 149 297 369
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.24% 0.33% 0.40%
As % of the System Software category 1.55% 2.09% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 179 255
England median daily rate £554 £588 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.79% +2.17% -
10th Percentile £426 £475 £425
90th Percentile £700 £717 £675
UK median daily rate £550 £583 £575
% change year-on-year -5.70% +1.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

HDFS is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 9,585 14,177 11,989
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.65% 15.62% 12.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,336 9,406 7,922
England median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +7.14%
10th Percentile £170 £185 £166
90th Percentile £638 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £470 £450
% change year-on-year -4.26% +4.44% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 538 668 633
England median hourly rate £16.96 £16.00 £16.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.97% -1.33% +1.34%
10th Percentile £11.26 £10.58 £10.50
90th Percentile £45.00 £47.00 £47.22
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +0.44%

HDFS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing HDFS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for HDFS in England

HDFS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing HDFS in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for HDFS in England

HDFS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HDFS in England over the 6 months to 27 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HDFS in England

HDFS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing HDFS in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for HDFS in England

HDFS
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HDFS within the England region over the 6 months to 27 February 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +41 74 £575 -4.17% 9
South East +42 36 £540 +2.86% 5
South West +36 19 £542 -3.17% 3
North of England +37 13 £530 -3.64% 1
Yorkshire +66 11 £500 -1.96% 1
Midlands - 5 £450 - 2
West Midlands - 3 £360 - 1
East of England +26 2 £488 +0.52%
East Midlands - 2 £513 - 1
North West +17 1 £750 +30.43%
North East +10 1 £800 +48.84%
HDFS
UK

For the 6 months to 27 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing HDFS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for HDFS.

1 132 (88.59%) Hadoop
2 109 (73.15%) Apache Spark
3 97 (65.10%) Apache Hive
4 92 (61.74%) Big Data
5 88 (59.06%) HBase
6 87 (58.39%) SQL
7 77 (51.68%) Kafka
8 67 (44.97%) Scala
8 67 (44.97%) Python
9 66 (44.30%) Java
10 61 (40.94%) Hadoop YARN
11 54 (36.24%) Agile Software Development
12 49 (32.89%) Analytics
13 44 (29.53%) Linux
13 44 (29.53%) ETL
14 42 (28.19%) Finance
15 41 (27.52%) NoSQL
16 40 (26.85%) Data Modelling
17 38 (25.50%) Cloudera
18 35 (23.49%) Hortonworks
19 34 (22.82%) MongoDB
19 34 (22.82%) AWS
20 33 (22.15%) Continuous Integration
20 33 (22.15%) Apache
20 33 (22.15%) Impala
21 32 (21.48%) DevOps
21 32 (21.48%) Business Intelligence
21 32 (21.48%) Software Engineering
21 32 (21.48%) Use Case
22 31 (20.81%) Jenkins

HDFS
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 109 (73.15%) Apache Spark
2 33 (22.15%) Apache
3 11 (7.38%) WebLogic
4 9 (6.04%) OpenStack
5 8 (5.37%) Tomcat
6 7 (4.70%) Apache Pig
6 7 (4.70%) Jupyter
7 5 (3.36%) Apache Airflow
7 5 (3.36%) Confluence
7 5 (3.36%) SAS
8 4 (2.68%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (2.01%) Apache Solr
9 3 (2.01%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (1.34%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.67%) GemFire
11 1 (0.67%) Luigi
11 1 (0.67%) Tornado
Applications
1 9 (6.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.67%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (5.37%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (2.01%) SAP FI-CA
2 3 (2.01%) SAP PSCD
3 1 (0.67%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 34 (22.82%) AWS
2 26 (17.45%) Amazon Kinesis
3 22 (14.77%) Azure
4 19 (12.75%) GCP
5 8 (5.37%) Power Platform
6 7 (4.70%) Amazon EMR
7 6 (4.03%) Serverless
8 5 (3.36%) Amazon S3
8 5 (3.36%) GitHub
8 5 (3.36%) PaaS
9 4 (2.68%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (2.01%) IaaS
11 2 (1.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (1.34%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (1.34%) AWS CloudTrail
11 2 (1.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.72%) Kerberos
2 6 (4.03%) SSL
2 6 (4.03%) VPN
3 4 (2.68%) HTTP
4 3 (2.01%) Firewall
4 3 (2.01%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.34%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (88.59%) Hadoop
2 97 (65.10%) Apache Hive
3 92 (61.74%) Big Data
4 88 (59.06%) HBase
5 41 (27.52%) NoSQL
6 34 (22.82%) MongoDB
7 33 (22.15%) Impala
8 28 (18.79%) Apache Cassandra
9 21 (14.09%) Data Warehouse
10 17 (11.41%) Sqoop
11 14 (9.40%) Flink
11 14 (9.40%) Spark SQL
12 13 (8.72%) SQL Server
13 11 (7.38%) Oracle Database
13 11 (7.38%) Relational Database
14 8 (5.37%) Power BI
15 6 (4.03%) Data Lake
15 6 (4.03%) Neo4j
16 5 (3.36%) Oracle ODI
17 4 (2.68%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 31 (20.81%) Jenkins
2 22 (14.77%) Git (software)
3 15 (10.07%) IBM UrbanCode
3 15 (10.07%) Maven
3 15 (10.07%) Sonatype Nexus
4 12 (8.05%) JIRA
5 9 (6.04%) Cucumber
6 7 (4.70%) Selenium
7 6 (4.03%) Travis CI
8 3 (2.01%) Postman
8 3 (2.01%) SoapUI
8 3 (2.01%) Toad
9 2 (1.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.34%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (1.34%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.67%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.67%) FishEye
10 1 (0.67%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.67%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.67%) JBehave
General
1 42 (28.19%) Finance
2 14 (9.40%) Banking
3 11 (7.38%) Public Sector
4 7 (4.70%) Retail Banking
5 4 (2.68%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.01%) Retail
7 2 (1.34%) Legal
7 2 (1.34%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.67%) Electronics
8 1 (0.67%) Games
8 1 (0.67%) Marketing
8 1 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (32.89%) Data Engineer
2 35 (23.49%) Developer
3 29 (19.46%) Big Data Engineer
4 24 (16.11%) Architect
5 21 (14.09%) Data Architect
6 19 (12.75%) Big Data Architect
7 12 (8.05%) Administrator
7 12 (8.05%) Hadoop Architect
8 10 (6.71%) Hadoop Developer
9 8 (5.37%) DevOps Engineer
9 8 (5.37%) Hadoop Engineer
9 8 (5.37%) Java Developer
10 7 (4.70%) Big Data Developer
10 7 (4.70%) Java Hadoop Developer
11 6 (4.03%) Oracle Developer
12 5 (3.36%) Analyst
12 5 (3.36%) Java Engineer
12 5 (3.36%) Python Engineer
12 5 (3.36%) Scala Developer
13 4 (2.68%) Hadoop Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (51.68%) Kafka
2 15 (10.07%) PySpark
3 13 (8.72%) RabbitMQ
3 13 (8.72%) Spark Streaming
4 11 (7.38%) HTML
4 11 (7.38%) JSON
4 11 (7.38%) XML
5 10 (6.71%) OAuth
6 9 (6.04%) RESTful
7 8 (5.37%) XSLT
8 7 (4.70%) Spring
9 6 (4.03%) LDAP
10 5 (3.36%) Apache NiFi
10 5 (3.36%) Elastic Stack
10 5 (3.36%) OAuth2
10 5 (3.36%) SAML
11 4 (2.68%) React
12 2 (1.34%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 2 (1.34%) pytest
12 2 (1.34%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 24 (16.11%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (8.05%) Management Information System
3 10 (6.71%) User Experience
4 9 (6.04%) Public Cloud
5 7 (4.70%) Data Structures
5 7 (4.70%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (3.36%) Derivative
7 4 (2.68%) Algorithms
7 4 (2.68%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (2.01%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.34%) Credit Risk
9 2 (1.34%) Market Risk
10 1 (0.67%) Clustering
10 1 (0.67%) Equities
10 1 (0.67%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.67%) Replication
10 1 (0.67%) Smart Energy
10 1 (0.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 44 (29.53%) Linux
2 24 (16.11%) Unix
3 11 (7.38%) Windows
4 7 (4.70%) Ubuntu
5 4 (2.68%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.67%) CentOS
7 1 (0.67%) DC/OS
7 1 (0.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (36.24%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (32.89%) Analytics
3 44 (29.53%) ETL
4 40 (26.85%) Data Modelling
5 33 (22.15%) Continuous Integration
6 32 (21.48%) Business Intelligence
6 32 (21.48%) DevOps
6 32 (21.48%) Software Engineering
6 32 (21.48%) Use Case
7 30 (20.13%) TDD
8 29 (19.46%) Scrum
9 26 (17.45%) BDD
9 26 (17.45%) Migration
10 25 (16.78%) Computer Science
11 23 (15.44%) Data Analytics
11 23 (15.44%) Performance Tuning
12 21 (14.09%) Data Engineering
12 21 (14.09%) Data Science
12 21 (14.09%) User Stories
13 20 (13.42%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 87 (58.39%) SQL
2 67 (44.97%) Python
2 67 (44.97%) Scala
3 66 (44.30%) Java
4 20 (13.42%) Go
5 19 (12.75%) R
6 16 (10.74%) Bash Shell
6 16 (10.74%) Kotlin
7 13 (8.72%) JavaScript
7 13 (8.72%) PL/SQL
8 11 (7.38%) C
8 11 (7.38%) Perl
9 10 (6.71%) Ruby
10 7 (4.70%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.34%) HiveQL
12 1 (0.67%) C#
12 1 (0.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (11.41%) Computer Science Degree
2 16 (10.74%) Degree
2 16 (10.74%) Security Cleared
3 14 (9.40%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.36%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.01%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (2.01%) ISEB
5 3 (2.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.67%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.03%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.34%) QA
3 1 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (6.71%) Apache Flume
2 4 (2.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 4 (2.68%) Docker
3 2 (1.34%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 61 (40.94%) Hadoop YARN
2 14 (9.40%) Kubernetes
3 13 (8.72%) Oozie
4 8 (5.37%) Ambari
5 5 (3.36%) Ansible
5 5 (3.36%) Single Sign-On
6 4 (2.68%) Puppet
7 3 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (2.01%) Terraform
8 2 (1.34%) Kibana
9 1 (0.67%) Apache Brooklyn
9 1 (0.67%) Grafana
9 1 (0.67%) Marathon
9 1 (0.67%) Mesos
Vendors
1 38 (25.50%) Cloudera
2 35 (23.49%) Hortonworks
3 27 (18.12%) Oracle
4 19 (12.75%) Tableau
5 13 (8.72%) Microsoft
6 10 (6.71%) Ab Initio
7 8 (5.37%) Google
7 8 (5.37%) MapR
8 7 (4.70%) Foundry
8 7 (4.70%) Palantir
9 6 (4.03%) Teradata
10 5 (3.36%) SAP
10 5 (3.36%) Talend
11 4 (2.68%) Splunk
11 4 (2.68%) Sybase
12 3 (2.01%) webMethods
13 2 (1.34%) Informatica
13 2 (1.34%) New Relic
14 1 (0.67%) Atlassian