The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Apache Pig skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Apache Pig over the 3 months to 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache Pig
UK
Rank 486 531 546
Rank change year-on-year +45 +15  
Contract jobs citing Apache Pig 110 111 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.21% 0.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.40% 1.22% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 81 61
Median daily rate £500 £500 £503
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -0.49%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.55% +2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Apache Pig is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7873 9129 9108
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.38% 17.22% 17.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5152 5807 5408
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 225 319
Median hourly rate £18.50 £19.92 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.10% +3.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.07
% change year-on-year -2.85% +8.89%  

Apache Pig
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Apache Pig as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for Apache Pig in the UK

Apache Pig
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apache Pig in the UK

Apache Pig
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apache Pig over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Apache Pig in the UK

Apache Pig
Top 26 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apache Pig within the UK over the 3 months to 24 March 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 +34 110 £500 - 28
London +32 88 £538 -2.27% 18
City of London -6 12 £575 +4.54% 6
South East +33 9 £463 +32.14% 2
Berkshire - 5 £475 - 2
Gloucestershire +8 4 £500 - 1
South West -3 4 £500 +13.31% 1
Buckinghamshire - 4 £394 -
Reading - 4 £475 - 1
Milton Keynes - 3 £394 -
North West +27 2 £350 -22.22% 7
West Midlands +3 2 - -
Leeds - 2 £475 -
Chester - 2 £350 - 1
Telford - 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 £538 -
Cheshire - 2 £350 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £475 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £475 -
Shropshire - 2 - -
Heathrow - 1 £425 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £538 -
Windsor - 1 £550 -
Thornton Heath - 1 £525 -
Northampton - 1 £538 -

Apache Pig
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Apache Pig 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 Apache Pig.

1 256 (93.43%) Apache Hive
2 250 (91.24%) Hadoop
3 231 (84.31%) Big Data
4 167 (60.95%) Apache Spark
5 153 (55.84%) Java
6 128 (46.72%) Python
7 123 (44.89%) HBase
8 118 (43.07%) MapReduce
9 97 (35.40%) Scala
10 96 (35.04%) SQL
11 95 (34.67%) NoSQL
12 91 (33.21%) HDFS
13 86 (31.39%) Linux
14 85 (31.02%) Analytics
15 73 (26.64%) Apache Cassandra
16 71 (25.91%) Agile Software Development
17 70 (25.55%) Finance
17 70 (25.55%) Hortonworks
18 69 (25.18%) Hadoop YARN
19 67 (24.45%) Kafka
20 66 (24.09%) MongoDB
21 62 (22.63%) Amazon AWS
22 61 (22.26%) Data Warehouse
23 60 (21.90%) Sqoop
24 58 (21.17%) Open Source
25 56 (20.44%) R
26 55 (20.07%) Banking
27 53 (19.34%) ETL
27 53 (19.34%) Analytical Skills
28 52 (18.98%) Oozie

Apache Pig
Top Related 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
1 167 (60.95%) Apache Spark
2 37 (13.50%) Apache
3 24 (8.76%) Apache Solr
4 13 (4.74%) SAS
5 10 (3.65%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (2.19%) Confluence
6 6 (2.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.73%) JBoss
7 2 (0.73%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.73%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.73%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.36%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.36%) CMS
8 1 (0.36%) DataSynapse
8 1 (0.36%) IIS
8 1 (0.36%) Mule
Applications
1 16 (5.84%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.65%) SPSS
3 7 (2.55%) Weka
Business Applications
1 2 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.73%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 62 (22.63%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (7.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (6.93%) Cloud Computing
4 14 (5.11%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (3.65%) Amazon S3
6 8 (2.92%) Amazon EMR
7 7 (2.55%) AWS Data Pipeline
8 6 (2.19%) Amazon Kinesis
8 6 (2.19%) SaaS
9 5 (1.82%) AWS Lambda
9 5 (1.82%) IBM Cloud
10 4 (1.46%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.36%) Azure Machine Learning
12 1 (0.36%) BlueKai
12 1 (0.36%) GitHub
12 1 (0.36%) IaaS
12 1 (0.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (8.39%) Kerberos
2 2 (0.73%) FTP
2 2 (0.73%) LAN
2 2 (0.73%) LDAP
2 2 (0.73%) Network Security
2 2 (0.73%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 256 (93.43%) Apache Hive
2 250 (91.24%) Hadoop
3 231 (84.31%) Big Data
4 123 (44.89%) HBase
5 95 (34.67%) NoSQL
6 73 (26.64%) Apache Cassandra
7 66 (24.09%) MongoDB
8 61 (22.26%) Data Warehouse
9 60 (21.90%) Sqoop
10 47 (17.15%) Relational Database
11 44 (16.06%) SQL Server
12 42 (15.33%) Impala
12 42 (15.33%) QlikView
13 25 (9.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 21 (7.66%) Data Lake
14 21 (7.66%) Data Mining
15 19 (6.93%) Amazon Redshift
16 17 (6.20%) PostgreSQL
17 15 (5.47%) BusinessObjects
17 15 (5.47%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 20 (7.30%) Talend Open Studio
2 11 (4.01%) Git (software)
3 10 (3.65%) JUnit
3 10 (3.65%) Mockito
4 9 (3.28%) Jenkins
5 7 (2.55%) Maven
6 6 (2.19%) JIRA
7 4 (1.46%) Subversion
8 3 (1.09%) Hudson
9 2 (0.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.73%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.73%) Selenium
9 2 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.36%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.36%) EasyMock
10 1 (0.36%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.36%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.36%) SonarQube
10 1 (0.36%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.36%) Vagrant
General
1 70 (25.55%) Finance
2 55 (20.07%) Banking
3 22 (8.03%) Retail
4 19 (6.93%) Front Office
5 16 (5.84%) Corporate Banking
5 16 (5.84%) Marketing
6 15 (5.47%) Retail Banking
7 11 (4.01%) Investment Banking
8 6 (2.19%) Games
9 3 (1.09%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.73%) Electronics
10 2 (0.73%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.73%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.36%) Advertising
11 1 (0.36%) Billing
11 1 (0.36%) German Language
11 1 (0.36%) Legal
Job Titles
1 80 (29.20%) Developer
2 64 (23.36%) Data Engineer
3 60 (21.90%) Big Data Engineer
4 35 (12.77%) Architect
5 33 (12.04%) Big Data Developer
6 31 (11.31%) Java Developer
7 29 (10.58%) Hadoop Engineer
8 28 (10.22%) Data Architect
9 26 (9.49%) Administrator
10 24 (8.76%) Hadoop Developer
11 23 (8.39%) Hadoop Administrator
12 22 (8.03%) Data Scientist
13 21 (7.66%) Big Data Architect
14 16 (5.84%) Hadoop Architect
15 15 (5.47%) DevOps Engineer
16 12 (4.38%) Java Engineer
16 12 (4.38%) Senior Developer
17 11 (4.01%) Senior Java Developer
18 10 (3.65%) AWS Engineer
18 10 (3.65%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (24.45%) Kafka
2 19 (6.93%) Web Services
3 17 (6.20%) Spring
4 14 (5.11%) REST
5 13 (4.74%) Hibernate
6 12 (4.38%) Lucene
7 11 (4.01%) Akka
7 11 (4.01%) JMS
8 10 (3.65%) Cascading
8 10 (3.65%) D3.js
8 10 (3.65%) XML
9 9 (3.28%) Spark Streaming
10 7 (2.55%) AngularJS
10 7 (2.55%) HTML
10 7 (2.55%) NumPy
10 7 (2.55%) scikit-learn
11 6 (2.19%) CSS
11 6 (2.19%) jQuery
11 6 (2.19%) JSON
12 5 (1.82%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 53 (19.34%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (10.22%) Computer Science
3 26 (9.49%) Algorithms
4 14 (5.11%) Management Information System
5 12 (4.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 10 (3.65%) Replication
7 7 (2.55%) Data Structures
8 6 (2.19%) Derivative
8 6 (2.19%) Equities
9 5 (1.82%) Fintech
9 5 (1.82%) Market Risk
9 5 (1.82%) Wiki
10 4 (1.46%) Clustering
10 4 (1.46%) Data Centre
10 4 (1.46%) Grid Computing
11 3 (1.09%) Credit Risk
11 3 (1.09%) Cyber Defence
11 3 (1.09%) Cyberthreat
12 2 (0.73%) DataPower
12 2 (0.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 86 (31.39%) Linux
2 33 (12.04%) Unix
3 17 (6.20%) Windows
4 8 (2.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.82%) CentOS
6 2 (0.73%) Android
6 2 (0.73%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (43.07%) MapReduce
2 85 (31.02%) Analytics
3 71 (25.91%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (21.17%) Open Source
5 53 (19.34%) ETL
6 51 (18.61%) Business Intelligence
7 46 (16.79%) DevOps
8 45 (16.42%) Visualisation
9 41 (14.96%) Machine Learning
10 36 (13.14%) Data Analysis
11 30 (10.95%) Data Modelling
12 24 (8.76%) Risk Management
13 22 (8.03%) Statistics
14 21 (7.66%) Stakeholder Management
15 20 (7.30%) Mathematics
15 20 (7.30%) Performance Tuning
15 20 (7.30%) Software Engineering
16 19 (6.93%) Configuration Management
17 18 (6.57%) Data Engineering
17 18 (6.57%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 153 (55.84%) Java
2 128 (46.72%) Python
3 97 (35.40%) Scala
4 96 (35.04%) SQL
5 56 (20.44%) R
6 35 (12.77%) Perl
7 31 (11.31%) Shell Script
8 24 (8.76%) Bash Shell
9 22 (8.03%) C#
10 18 (6.57%) T-SQL
11 17 (6.20%) Ruby
12 12 (4.38%) C
13 10 (3.65%) JavaScript
14 9 (3.28%) MATLAB
15 7 (2.55%) C++
15 7 (2.55%) Haskell
15 7 (2.55%) PHP
16 3 (1.09%) CQL
17 2 (0.73%) Objective-C
17 2 (0.73%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (16.79%) Degree
2 7 (2.55%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.19%) PhD
4 3 (1.09%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.73%) CISA
5 2 (0.73%) CISM
5 2 (0.73%) CISSP
6 1 (0.36%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.36%) PMP
6 1 (0.36%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.84%) Data Quality
2 10 (3.65%) QA
3 3 (1.09%) SLA
4 2 (0.73%) FedRAMP
4 2 (0.73%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 91 (33.21%) HDFS
2 52 (18.98%) Apache Flume
3 27 (9.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 12 (4.38%) Docker
5 6 (2.19%) Active Directory
6 3 (1.09%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 69 (25.18%) Hadoop YARN
2 52 (18.98%) Oozie
3 30 (10.95%) Ansible
4 26 (9.49%) Puppet
5 23 (8.39%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (5.11%) Ambari
7 9 (3.28%) Terraform
8 8 (2.92%) Kibana
8 8 (2.92%) Kubernetes
8 8 (2.92%) Mesos
9 6 (2.19%) Nagios
10 2 (0.73%) logstash
10 2 (0.73%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.36%) Salt
Vendors
1 70 (25.55%) Hortonworks
2 47 (17.15%) Tableau
3 41 (14.96%) Cloudera
4 32 (11.68%) Oracle
5 28 (10.22%) Microsoft
6 20 (7.30%) Talend
7 16 (5.84%) Cognos
7 16 (5.84%) SAP
7 16 (5.84%) Teradata
8 15 (5.47%) Red Hat
9 14 (5.11%) Informatica
10 7 (2.55%) IBM
10 7 (2.55%) MicroStrategy
10 7 (2.55%) Vertica
11 6 (2.19%) MapR
11 6 (2.19%) SaltStack
12 5 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (1.82%) Splunk
13 4 (1.46%) Sybase
14 3 (1.09%) RapidMiner
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