The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 26 April 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)
UK
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 583 634 630
Rank change year-on-year +51 -4  
Contract jobs citing Amazon EMR 17 21 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.037% 0.038% 0.039%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.28% 0.43% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 18
Median daily rate £468 £525 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.95% +31.25%  
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 with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 6033 4840 2970
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.98% 8.67% 5.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4177 3341 1879
Median daily rate £475 £450 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +7.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £430 £400
% change year-on-year +1.74% +7.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 83 113
Median hourly rate £21.16 £23.75 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.92% -8.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.25 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £44.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.31% -18.00%  

Amazon EMR
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Amazon EMR
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon EMR in the UK

Amazon EMR
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon EMR over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon EMR in the UK

Amazon EMR
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon EMR within the UK over the 3 months to 26 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +47 17 £468 -10.95% 5
London +12 13 £468 -10.95% 2
City of London -2 6 £468 -13.02% 2
Cramlington - 4 £550 -
Northumberland - 4 £550 -
North East - 4 £550 -

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 with a requirement for Amazon EMR.

1 70 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (78.57%) Big Data
3 54 (77.14%) Hadoop
4 49 (70.00%) Python
5 44 (62.86%) DevOps
6 40 (57.14%) Apache Hive
7 38 (54.29%) Linux
8 33 (47.14%) Perl
9 31 (44.29%) Kafka
10 30 (42.86%) Amazon EC2
10 30 (42.86%) Amazon S3
11 28 (40.00%) Apache Spark
12 24 (34.29%) Opscode Chef
13 22 (31.43%) Bash Shell
14 20 (28.57%) MapReduce
14 20 (28.57%) Web Services
14 20 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
14 20 (28.57%) Ansible
14 20 (28.57%) Docker
15 19 (27.14%) NoSQL
16 17 (24.29%) Machine Learning
16 17 (24.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 16 (22.86%) Amazon Redshift
17 16 (22.86%) Puppet
18 15 (21.43%) HBase
18 15 (21.43%) Algorithms
19 14 (20.00%) Scala
19 14 (20.00%) E-Commerce
20 13 (18.57%) ETL
20 13 (18.57%) Java

Amazon EMR
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 28 (40.00%) Apache Spark
2 6 (8.57%) Apache Pig
3 4 (5.71%) Apache
4 1 (1.43%) Confluence
4 1 (1.43%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 70 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (42.86%) Amazon EC2
2 30 (42.86%) Amazon S3
3 17 (24.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 10 (14.29%) AWS Lambda
5 8 (11.43%) Amazon ELB
5 8 (11.43%) Amazon Kinesis
5 8 (11.43%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 5 (7.14%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (5.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (5.71%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (5.71%) AWS CloudTrail
7 4 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (5.71%) Route 53
8 3 (4.29%) Amazon Glacier
8 3 (4.29%) AWS Data Pipeline
9 2 (2.86%) Datadog
9 2 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.71%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (78.57%) Big Data
2 54 (77.14%) Hadoop
3 40 (57.14%) Apache Hive
4 19 (27.14%) NoSQL
5 16 (22.86%) Amazon Redshift
6 15 (21.43%) HBase
7 11 (15.71%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (15.71%) Relational Database
8 10 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
8 10 (14.29%) RDBMS
9 9 (12.86%) MySQL
9 9 (12.86%) Neo4j
10 6 (8.57%) Mahout
11 4 (5.71%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (5.71%) Impala
11 4 (5.71%) Pentaho
12 3 (4.29%) Electronic Patient Records
12 3 (4.29%) Oracle Database
12 3 (4.29%) Oracle ODI
12 3 (4.29%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 10 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.71%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.43%) JIRA
General
1 6 (8.57%) Finance
2 4 (5.71%) Games
3 2 (2.86%) Banking
3 2 (2.86%) Electronics
3 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.86%) Marketing
3 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (45.71%) AWS Engineer
2 25 (35.71%) AWS DevOps
2 25 (35.71%) DevOps Engineer
3 24 (34.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 15 (21.43%) Data Engineer
5 14 (20.00%) Architect
6 10 (14.29%) Big Data Architect
6 10 (14.29%) Data Architect
7 9 (12.86%) Hadoop Architect
8 8 (11.43%) Big Data Engineer
8 8 (11.43%) DevOps Specialist
9 6 (8.57%) AWS Architect
10 5 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (5.71%) Developer
12 3 (4.29%) AWS Developer
12 3 (4.29%) Broadcast Engineer
12 3 (4.29%) Cloud Engineer
13 2 (2.86%) Big Data Developer
13 2 (2.86%) Data Scientist
13 2 (2.86%) Hadoop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (44.29%) Kafka
2 20 (28.57%) Web Services
3 4 (5.71%) boto
3 4 (5.71%) HTML
3 4 (5.71%) JSON
3 4 (5.71%) OpenCV
3 4 (5.71%) YAML
4 2 (2.86%) Django
4 2 (2.86%) Flask
4 2 (2.86%) Node.js
4 2 (2.86%) NumPy
4 2 (2.86%) Pandas
4 2 (2.86%) scikit-learn
4 2 (2.86%) SciPy
4 2 (2.86%) Spark Streaming
5 1 (1.43%) REST
5 1 (1.43%) Serverless Framework
5 1 (1.43%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.43%) Algorithms
2 7 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.86%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (2.86%) Smart Energy
4 1 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 38 (54.29%) Linux
2 4 (5.71%) Windows
3 2 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (62.86%) DevOps
2 20 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (28.57%) MapReduce
3 17 (24.29%) Machine Learning
4 14 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 13 (18.57%) ETL
6 11 (15.71%) Analytics
6 11 (15.71%) Continuous Delivery
7 10 (14.29%) Microservices
8 9 (12.86%) Data Analysis
8 9 (12.86%) Data Engineering
8 9 (12.86%) Software Engineering
9 7 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (8.57%) Open Source
11 5 (7.14%) Disruptive Innovation
11 5 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (7.14%) Scrum
12 4 (5.71%) Data Ingestion
12 4 (5.71%) Information Security
12 4 (5.71%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 49 (70.00%) Python
2 33 (47.14%) Perl
3 22 (31.43%) Bash Shell
4 14 (20.00%) Scala
5 13 (18.57%) Java
6 7 (10.00%) R
7 4 (5.71%) PHP
7 4 (5.71%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.86%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.86%) Ruby
8 2 (2.86%) SQL
9 1 (1.43%) Go
Qualifications
1 6 (8.57%) AWS Certification
2 2 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 20 (28.57%) Docker
2 10 (14.29%) HDFS
3 4 (5.71%) Active Directory
3 4 (5.71%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.86%) Apache Flume
5 1 (1.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 24 (34.29%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (28.57%) Ansible
3 16 (22.86%) Puppet
4 11 (15.71%) Terraform
5 9 (12.86%) Hadoop YARN
6 4 (5.71%) Docker Swarm
6 4 (5.71%) Kubernetes
7 2 (2.86%) Packer
7 2 (2.86%) Salt
8 1 (1.43%) Oozie
Vendors
1 12 (17.14%) Oracle
2 5 (7.14%) Tableau
3 4 (5.71%) Talend
4 3 (4.29%) Informatica
4 3 (4.29%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (2.86%) ForgeRock
5 2 (2.86%) Google
5 2 (2.86%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.86%) SAP
6 1 (1.43%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.43%) Cognos
6 1 (1.43%) Greenplum
6 1 (1.43%) Netezza
6 1 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.43%) Teradata
6 1 (1.43%) Vertica