The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Amazon EMR skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon EMR over the 3 months to 29 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.

Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)
England / South East
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 264 265
Contract jobs citing Amazon EMR 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East - 0.021% 0.031%
As % of the Cloud Services category - 0.25% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Amazon EMR is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 898 792 445
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 11.41% 8.48% 4.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 549 507 269
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 30
Median hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% -10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £14.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.70 £47.50 £35.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -23.05% -13.35%  

Amazon EMR
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Amazon EMR as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon EMR in the South East

Amazon EMR
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Amazon EMR in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon EMR in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon EMR 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 South East region with a requirement for Amazon EMR.

1 2 (100.00%) ETL
1 2 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Pig
1 2 (100.00%) Sqoop
1 2 (100.00%) HDFS
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Spark

Amazon EMR
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (100.00%) Apache Pig
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data
1 2 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (100.00%) Sqoop
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) AWS Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ETL
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) HDFS