Period
to 16 January 2018

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 6 months to 16 January 2018 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
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 807 784 864
Rank change year-on-year -23 +80 -19
Contract jobs citing Amazon EMR 68 78 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.068% 0.081% 0.017%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.39% 0.65% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 58 12
UK median daily rate £525 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.67% -5.26%
10th Percentile £418 £415 £388
90th Percentile £650 £616 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £610 £550 £475
% change year-on-year +10.91% +15.79% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Amazon EMR is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 17,449 12,009 7,437
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.40% 12.43% 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,111 8,257 5,064
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £285 £280 £263
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 168 120
UK median hourly rate £18.81 £18.55 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.44% -15.01% -3.02%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.10 £10.50
90th Percentile £51.75 £56.87 £48.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.06 £23.75
% change year-on-year +2.58% -28.17% +18.75%

Amazon EMR
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Amazon EMR as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon EMR in the UK

Amazon EMR
Top 8 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 6 months to 16 January 2018. 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
England -20 68 £525 - 26
London -34 60 £525 - 20
UK excluding London -9 8 £610 +10.91% 6
East of England - 6 £630 - 2
North of England +25 1 £425 -26.09% 1
West Midlands +5 1 £475 +5.56%
North West +4 1 £425 -26.09% 1
Midlands +1 1 £475 +5.56%

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 67 (98.53%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (63.24%) Amazon S3
3 41 (60.29%) Amazon Redshift
4 40 (58.82%) Apache Spark
4 40 (58.82%) Python
5 33 (48.53%) Hadoop
6 32 (47.06%) Big Data
7 31 (45.59%) NoSQL
8 30 (44.12%) Analytics
9 29 (42.65%) SQL
10 28 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
11 26 (38.24%) Scala
12 23 (33.82%) ETL
13 22 (32.35%) Amazon EC2
13 22 (32.35%) Amazon Kinesis
14 21 (30.88%) HBase
14 21 (30.88%) Data Warehouse
14 21 (30.88%) Java
15 20 (29.41%) Apache Cassandra
16 19 (27.94%) Akka
17 18 (26.47%) Amazon RDS
17 18 (26.47%) Kafka
17 18 (26.47%) Linux
18 17 (25.00%) Presto
19 16 (23.53%) Apache Hive
19 16 (23.53%) Data Modelling
19 16 (23.53%) Data Integration
20 15 (22.06%) Web Services
20 15 (22.06%) MapReduce
21 14 (20.59%) Impala

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 40 (58.82%) Apache Spark
2 14 (20.59%) Apache
3 7 (10.29%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (8.82%) Apache Airflow
5 4 (5.88%) Apache Solr
6 3 (4.41%) Apache Pig
6 3 (4.41%) Jetty
7 2 (2.94%) nginx
8 1 (1.47%) Luigi
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 67 (98.53%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (63.24%) Amazon S3
3 22 (32.35%) Amazon EC2
3 22 (32.35%) Amazon Kinesis
4 12 (17.65%) AWS Lambda
4 12 (17.65%) Serverless
5 10 (14.71%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (10.29%) AWS Data Pipeline
7 6 (8.82%) Route 53
7 6 (8.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 5 (7.35%) Amazon Glacier
8 5 (7.35%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (5.88%) IaaS
9 4 (5.88%) PaaS
10 3 (4.41%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (4.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 3 (4.41%) GitHub
11 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
11 2 (2.94%) Sumo Logic
12 1 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.41%) Kerberos
2 2 (2.94%) HTTP
2 2 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (60.29%) Amazon Redshift
2 33 (48.53%) Hadoop
3 32 (47.06%) Big Data
4 31 (45.59%) NoSQL
5 21 (30.88%) Data Warehouse
5 21 (30.88%) HBase
6 20 (29.41%) Apache Cassandra
7 18 (26.47%) Amazon RDS
8 17 (25.00%) Presto
9 16 (23.53%) Apache Hive
10 14 (20.59%) Impala
11 13 (19.12%) SQL Server
12 11 (16.18%) Sqoop
13 9 (13.24%) Amazon Athena
13 9 (13.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 9 (13.24%) BigQuery
13 9 (13.24%) Flink
14 8 (11.76%) Amazon QuickSight
14 8 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
14 8 (11.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (13.24%) IntelliJ
2 8 (11.76%) Git (software)
3 7 (10.29%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.88%) JIRA
5 3 (4.41%) Bitbucket
5 3 (4.41%) git-flow
5 3 (4.41%) Maven
5 3 (4.41%) Mercurial
5 3 (4.41%) Subversion
6 1 (1.47%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 13 (19.12%) Finance
2 10 (14.71%) Marketing
3 3 (4.41%) Games
3 3 (4.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.47%) Banking
4 1 (1.47%) Billing
4 1 (1.47%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 28 (41.18%) Data Engineer
2 17 (25.00%) Architect
3 14 (20.59%) Data Architect
3 14 (20.59%) Developer
4 13 (19.12%) Big Data Engineer
5 10 (14.71%) AWS Engineer
6 8 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (10.29%) Big Data Architect
8 6 (8.82%) Big Data Developer
9 5 (7.35%) AWS DevOps
9 5 (7.35%) Big Data Solutions Architect
9 5 (7.35%) Senior Data Engineer
9 5 (7.35%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (5.88%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 4 (5.88%) Scala Developer
10 4 (5.88%) Senior Big Data Developer
10 4 (5.88%) Senior Developer
11 3 (4.41%) Cloud Engineer
11 3 (4.41%) DevOps Consultant
11 3 (4.41%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (27.94%) Akka
2 18 (26.47%) Kafka
3 15 (22.06%) Web Services
4 9 (13.24%) Apache Drill
4 9 (13.24%) PySpark
5 7 (10.29%) Apache Avro
6 5 (7.35%) HTML
6 5 (7.35%) JSON
7 4 (5.88%) AngularJS
7 4 (5.88%) gRPC
7 4 (5.88%) LAMP
7 4 (5.88%) LAPP Stack
7 4 (5.88%) Natural Language Processing
7 4 (5.88%) Spring
7 4 (5.88%) Velocity
8 3 (4.41%) .NET
8 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (4.41%) CSS
8 3 (4.41%) REST
9 2 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.82%) Data Structures
3 6 (8.82%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (5.88%) User Experience
5 2 (2.94%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.94%) MPEG
5 2 (2.94%) Smart Home
6 1 (1.47%) Clustering
6 1 (1.47%) Fintech
6 1 (1.47%) Infotainment
6 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (26.47%) Linux
2 8 (11.76%) Unix
3 6 (8.82%) CentOS
3 6 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.94%) Windows
5 1 (1.47%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (44.12%) Analytics
2 28 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (33.82%) ETL
4 16 (23.53%) Data Integration
4 16 (23.53%) Data Modelling
5 15 (22.06%) MapReduce
6 13 (19.12%) DevOps
6 13 (19.12%) TDD
7 12 (17.65%) Data Analytics
8 11 (16.18%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (14.71%) Machine Learning
9 10 (14.71%) Open Source
10 9 (13.24%) BDD
10 9 (13.24%) Microservices
10 9 (13.24%) Scrum
10 9 (13.24%) Visualisation
11 7 (10.29%) B2B
11 7 (10.29%) CRM
11 7 (10.29%) Data Security
11 7 (10.29%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 40 (58.82%) Python
2 29 (42.65%) SQL
3 26 (38.24%) Scala
4 21 (30.88%) Java
5 6 (8.82%) Bash Shell
6 5 (7.35%) R
6 5 (7.35%) Shell Script
7 4 (5.88%) JavaScript
7 4 (5.88%) PHP
8 3 (4.41%) C#
8 3 (4.41%) Go
8 3 (4.41%) Groovy
9 2 (2.94%) XPath
10 1 (1.47%) C
10 1 (1.47%) GraphQL
10 1 (1.47%) Perl
10 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (10.29%) Degree
2 1 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) Actionable Recommendations
2 3 (4.41%) QA
3 1 (1.47%) GDPR
System Software
1 12 (17.65%) HDFS
2 8 (11.76%) Apache Flume
3 3 (4.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (4.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (16.18%) Oozie
2 6 (8.82%) Ansible
2 6 (8.82%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.41%) Puppet
3 3 (4.41%) Salt
4 2 (2.94%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (2.94%) Kubernetes
4 2 (2.94%) Mesos
Vendors
1 8 (11.76%) Talend
2 7 (10.29%) Cloudera
3 6 (8.82%) Informatica
3 6 (8.82%) Tableau
4 5 (7.35%) Oracle
5 4 (5.88%) Hortonworks
6 3 (4.41%) Omniture
6 3 (4.41%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.94%) Google
7 2 (2.94%) SAP
8 1 (1.47%) Ab Initio
8 1 (1.47%) Actian
8 1 (1.47%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (1.47%) ParAccel
8 1 (1.47%) RedGate
8 1 (1.47%) Sybase
8 1 (1.47%) Teradata