Period
to 21 September 2019

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 21 September 2019 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
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 623 714 822
Rank change year-on-year +91 +108 +54
Contract jobs citing Amazon EMR 198 184 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.18% 0.054%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.78% 0.79% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 136 45
UK median daily rate £550 £531 £545
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% -2.52% +7.92%
10th Percentile £443 £425 £403
90th Percentile £675 £675 £649
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £500 £581
% change year-on-year +9.95% -13.90% +25.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
UK median hourly rate - £75.00 -
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 25,282 23,209 15,327
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 28.75% 22.59% 15.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,223 15,967 10,532
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.83% +1.67%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £275
90th Percentile £656 £638 £619
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 407 348 223
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £18.13 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.38% -9.38% +6.54%
10th Percentile £13.65 £11.25 £11.05
90th Percentile £78.75 £63.26 £63.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.34 £17.50 £18.96
% change year-on-year +27.63% -7.70% +11.53%

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 21 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon EMR in the UK

Amazon EMR
Top 12 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 21 September 2019. 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 +99 195 £550 +3.53% 35
London +50 111 £563 +2.27% 21
UK excluding London +76 88 £550 +9.95% 16
South East +47 33 £550 -8.33% 1
East of England +15 28 £513 +2.50% 4
North of England +48 18 £550 +18.92% 4
Yorkshire +36 13 £550 - 1
Midlands +31 6 £375 -25.04% 1
North West +24 5 £588 +7.55% 3
East Midlands +9 4 £450 -10.04%
Scotland +32 3 - - 1
West Midlands - 2 £375 - 1

For the 6 months to 21 September 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon EMR 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 with a requirement for Amazon EMR.

1 188 (94.95%) AWS
2 138 (69.70%) Python
3 123 (62.12%) Apache Spark
4 113 (57.07%) Big Data
5 101 (51.01%) Amazon S3
6 96 (48.48%) Hadoop
7 89 (44.95%) Amazon Redshift
8 82 (41.41%) Agile Software Development
9 73 (36.87%) Java
10 68 (34.34%) Analytics
11 62 (31.31%) Kafka
12 61 (30.81%) SQL
13 58 (29.29%) ETL
13 58 (29.29%) Scala
13 58 (29.29%) AWS Lambda
13 58 (29.29%) Serverless
14 54 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
15 53 (26.77%) Amazon EC2
15 53 (26.77%) DevOps
16 50 (25.25%) Amazon Kinesis
17 49 (24.75%) Apache Hive
18 48 (24.24%) Docker
19 43 (21.72%) Data Modelling
20 42 (21.21%) Terraform
21 41 (20.71%) Data Science
21 41 (20.71%) Jenkins
21 41 (20.71%) NoSQL
22 40 (20.20%) Finance
23 38 (19.19%) Linux
24 37 (18.69%) Scrum

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
1 123 (62.12%) Apache Spark
2 19 (9.60%) Apache
2 19 (9.60%) Apache Airflow
3 12 (6.06%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (4.55%) Pachyderm
5 8 (4.04%) Confluence
6 7 (3.54%) Luigi
7 5 (2.53%) Apache Pig
7 5 (2.53%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (2.02%) Apache Solr
8 4 (2.02%) GemFire
8 4 (2.02%) Jupyter
8 4 (2.02%) nginx
8 4 (2.02%) Tomcat
8 4 (2.02%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.52%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.51%) PolarLake
Cloud Services
1 188 (94.95%) AWS
2 101 (51.01%) Amazon S3
3 58 (29.29%) AWS Lambda
3 58 (29.29%) Serverless
4 53 (26.77%) Amazon EC2
5 50 (25.25%) Amazon Kinesis
6 36 (18.18%) Azure
7 32 (16.16%) AWS CloudFormation
8 29 (14.65%) Amazon SQS
9 23 (11.62%) GCP
10 19 (9.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 17 (8.59%) Amazon ECS
12 16 (8.08%) GitHub
13 8 (4.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 8 (4.04%) AWS CloudTrail
13 8 (4.04%) AWS Data Pipeline
13 8 (4.04%) PaaS
14 7 (3.54%) Amazon ELB
14 7 (3.54%) Cloud Computing
15 4 (2.02%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.05%) VPN
2 6 (3.03%) DSL
3 5 (2.53%) MQTT
4 3 (1.52%) DNS
4 3 (1.52%) Firewall
5 2 (1.01%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (57.07%) Big Data
2 96 (48.48%) Hadoop
3 89 (44.95%) Amazon Redshift
4 54 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
5 49 (24.75%) Apache Hive
6 41 (20.71%) NoSQL
7 36 (18.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 35 (17.68%) Amazon Athena
9 27 (13.64%) MySQL
10 26 (13.13%) Amazon Aurora
10 26 (13.13%) Amazon RDS
11 25 (12.63%) PostgreSQL
12 24 (12.12%) Data Lake
13 17 (8.59%) HBase
14 15 (7.58%) Relational Database
15 11 (5.56%) Parquet
16 10 (5.05%) DataStage
16 10 (5.05%) Impala
16 10 (5.05%) Pentaho
16 10 (5.05%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 41 (20.71%) Jenkins
2 28 (14.14%) Git (software)
3 20 (10.10%) Sonatype Nexus
4 12 (6.06%) JIRA
5 9 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (4.04%) Cucumber
6 8 (4.04%) Selenium
7 7 (3.54%) Artifactory
8 6 (3.03%) GitLab
9 4 (2.02%) CircleCI
9 4 (2.02%) Liquibase
9 4 (2.02%) Protractor
10 3 (1.52%) Maven
10 3 (1.52%) RStudio
10 3 (1.52%) Subversion
11 2 (1.01%) Bitbucket
11 2 (1.01%) git-flow
11 2 (1.01%) Gradle
11 2 (1.01%) JMeter
11 2 (1.01%) WebDriver
General
1 40 (20.20%) Finance
2 11 (5.56%) Retail
3 8 (4.04%) Banking
4 5 (2.53%) Advertising
4 5 (2.53%) Financial Institution
4 5 (2.53%) Marketing
5 3 (1.52%) Legal
5 3 (1.52%) Public Sector
6 2 (1.01%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.01%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.51%) Back Office
7 1 (0.51%) Front Office
7 1 (0.51%) Games
Job Titles
1 104 (52.53%) Data Engineer
2 46 (23.23%) AWS Engineer
3 20 (10.10%) Architect
3 20 (10.10%) Developer
4 18 (9.09%) Python Engineer
5 16 (8.08%) Big Data Engineer
6 14 (7.07%) Analyst
6 14 (7.07%) Data Architect
6 14 (7.07%) DevOps Engineer
7 12 (6.06%) Data Analyst
8 10 (5.05%) Senior Data Engineer
9 9 (4.55%) Data Analytics Engineer
10 8 (4.04%) Cloud Engineer
10 8 (4.04%) Security Engineer
11 6 (3.03%) AWS Architect
11 6 (3.03%) Big Data Architect
11 6 (3.03%) Java Developer
11 6 (3.03%) Senior Architect
11 6 (3.03%) Senior Data Architect
12 5 (2.53%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (31.31%) Kafka
2 27 (13.64%) PySpark
3 12 (6.06%) Spark Streaming
4 11 (5.56%) Pandas
5 10 (5.05%) Web Services
6 9 (4.55%) JSON
7 8 (4.04%) AngularJS
8 7 (3.54%) XML
9 4 (2.02%) LEMP Stack
9 4 (2.02%) Node.js
9 4 (2.02%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (2.02%) WireMock
10 3 (1.52%) HTML
10 3 (1.52%) Lambda Expressions
10 3 (1.52%) LAMP
10 3 (1.52%) NumPy
10 3 (1.52%) scikit-learn
11 2 (1.01%) .NET
11 2 (1.01%) ASP.NET
11 2 (1.01%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.61%) Data Structures
2 14 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (6.57%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (4.04%) Mobile App
5 7 (3.54%) Life Science
6 6 (3.03%) Cloud Native
6 6 (3.03%) Linux Command Line
6 6 (3.03%) Public Cloud
6 6 (3.03%) User Experience
7 5 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (1.01%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.01%) NHS
10 1 (0.51%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.51%) Derivative
10 1 (0.51%) Equities
10 1 (0.51%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.51%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.51%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 38 (19.19%) Linux
2 9 (4.55%) CentOS
3 6 (3.03%) Unix
4 4 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.02%) Windows
5 3 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.01%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (41.41%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (34.34%) Analytics
3 58 (29.29%) ETL
4 53 (26.77%) DevOps
5 43 (21.72%) Data Modelling
6 41 (20.71%) Data Science
7 37 (18.69%) Scrum
8 30 (15.15%) Data Engineering
9 28 (14.14%) Machine Learning
10 23 (11.62%) Continuous Integration
11 21 (10.61%) Data Analysis
12 20 (10.10%) TDD
12 20 (10.10%) Test Automation
13 15 (7.58%) Data Management
13 15 (7.58%) Visualisation
14 14 (7.07%) ETL Development
15 13 (6.57%) Artificial Intelligence
15 13 (6.57%) Computer Science
15 13 (6.57%) High Availability
15 13 (6.57%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 138 (69.70%) Python
2 73 (36.87%) Java
3 61 (30.81%) SQL
4 58 (29.29%) Scala
5 23 (11.62%) R
6 11 (5.56%) JavaScript
7 9 (4.55%) Bash Shell
7 9 (4.55%) Julia
8 8 (4.04%) Shell Script
9 6 (3.03%) Go
9 6 (3.03%) Groovy
9 6 (3.03%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.02%) C++
10 4 (2.02%) Clojure
11 3 (1.52%) Java 8
11 3 (1.52%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 2 (1.01%) C#
12 2 (1.01%) Gremlin
13 1 (0.51%) Korn
13 1 (0.51%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (6.57%) Degree
2 7 (3.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (3.03%) AWS Certification
4 5 (2.53%) Master's Degree
5 4 (2.02%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.52%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.51%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.51%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.53%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.02%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.51%) GDPR
3 1 (0.51%) QA
3 1 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (24.24%) Docker
2 19 (9.60%) HDFS
3 9 (4.55%) Apache Flume
4 4 (2.02%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.51%) NFS
5 1 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 42 (21.21%) Terraform
2 34 (17.17%) Kubernetes
3 26 (13.13%) Ansible
4 12 (6.06%) Puppet
5 9 (4.55%) Kubeflow
6 7 (3.54%) Hadoop YARN
6 7 (3.54%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.52%) Oozie
8 1 (0.51%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 27 (13.64%) Talend
2 22 (11.11%) Google
3 20 (10.10%) Cloudera
4 18 (9.09%) Informatica
5 15 (7.58%) Databricks
5 15 (7.58%) Oracle
6 14 (7.07%) MicroStrategy
7 13 (6.57%) Hortonworks
8 10 (5.05%) SAP
9 9 (4.55%) Red Hat
9 9 (4.55%) Teradata
10 6 (3.03%) Tableau
11 4 (2.02%) Alteryx
11 4 (2.02%) Atlassian
11 4 (2.02%) Twitter
12 3 (1.52%) AppDynamics
13 2 (1.01%) Alibaba
13 2 (1.01%) Greenplum
13 2 (1.01%) MapR
13 2 (1.01%) Splunk