The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Hadoop skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Hadoop over the 3 months to 28 June 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.

Apache Hadoop
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 178 250
Rank change year-on-year +67 +72  
Contract jobs citing Hadoop 999 755 506
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.12% 1.40% 0.92%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.48% 6.43% 3.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 653 518 327
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £375 £391
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -2.77% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Median hourly rate £50.00 £25.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -3.84%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +100.00% -3.84%  

Hadoop is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 10537 11747 13009
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 22.37% 21.81% 23.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6886 7932 8486
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 202 180
Median hourly rate £31.25 £31.90 £27.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.03% +15.41%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £12.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.70 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.14 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.04% +19.75%  

Hadoop
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Hadoop as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for Hadoop in the UK

Hadoop
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Hadoop in the UK

Hadoop
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Hadoop over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Hadoop in the UK

Hadoop
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Hadoop.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Hadoop in the UK

Hadoop
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Hadoop over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Hadoop in the UK

Hadoop
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Hadoop within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 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 +63 942 £525 - 231
London +31 654 £550 - 135
City of London +48 112 £575 - 29
South East +43 110 £425 -5.55% 24
South West +33 63 £423 -6.11% 12
East of England +28 54 £450 +2.27% 17
Norfolk +32 40 £488 +9.55% 6
Norwich +28 40 £488 +9.55% 6
Hampshire +30 36 £401 -17.84% 5
Somerset +18 30 £420 +24.44% 1
Scotland +42 29 £425 -15.00% 11
Edinburgh +29 26 £419 +4.68% 4
Croydon +16 25 £531 +61.30% 4
Taunton - 25 £413 -
Surrey +9 23 £475 -5.00% 4
Buckinghamshire -12 23 £395 -24.76% 8
Milton Keynes -10 19 £395 -24.76% 7
North West +11 18 £600 +37.14% 12
West Midlands +17 17 £523 +4.55% 4
Belfast -31 15 £446 - 1
County Antrim -32 15 £446 - 1
Northern Ireland -36 15 £446 - 1
Southampton +12 11 £425 -29.16%
Manchester +7 10 £600 +33.33% 8
Bristol - 10 £469 - 2
North East +80 9 £550 -8.33% 2
Berkshire +13 9 £375 -16.66% 5
Oxfordshire - 9 £500 - 1
Guildford +5 8 £488 -2.50%
East Midlands -7 8 £525 +16.66% 1

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Hadoop 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 Hadoop.

1 1302 (66.36%) Big Data
2 890 (45.36%) Apache Spark
3 853 (43.48%) Java
4 741 (37.77%) Agile Software Development
5 649 (33.08%) Python
6 580 (29.56%) Apache Hive
7 522 (26.61%) Scala
8 505 (25.74%) SQL
9 468 (23.85%) Analytics
10 442 (22.53%) Linux
11 408 (20.80%) Finance
12 387 (19.72%) HBase
13 375 (19.11%) Kafka
14 342 (17.43%) DevOps
15 327 (16.67%) Cloudera
16 313 (15.95%) Scrum
17 307 (15.65%) Amazon AWS
18 302 (15.39%) TDD
19 298 (15.19%) ETL
20 291 (14.83%) Banking
21 274 (13.97%) Unix
22 266 (13.56%) HDFS
23 259 (13.20%) Oracle
24 255 (13.00%) NoSQL
25 236 (12.03%) R
26 231 (11.77%) Apache
27 229 (11.67%) Business Intelligence
28 226 (11.52%) Data Warehouse
29 224 (11.42%) Docker
30 223 (11.37%) Jenkins

Hadoop
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
1 890 (45.36%) Apache Spark
2 231 (11.77%) Apache
3 167 (8.51%) Apache Pig
4 158 (8.05%) SAS
5 147 (7.49%) Elasticsearch
6 85 (4.33%) Apache Solr
7 62 (3.16%) Confluence
8 34 (1.73%) Tomcat
9 20 (1.02%) WebSphere
10 18 (0.92%) nginx
11 16 (0.82%) Oracle Coherence
12 14 (0.71%) JBoss
13 12 (0.61%) Jupyter
14 11 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 10 (0.51%) Cloud Foundry
15 10 (0.51%) OpenStack
15 10 (0.51%) WebLogic
16 8 (0.41%) MS Exchange
16 8 (0.41%) SharePoint
17 7 (0.36%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 33 (1.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (1.53%) SPSS
3 19 (0.97%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.36%) Stata
5 4 (0.20%) GNU Octave
6 3 (0.15%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.10%) Weka
8 1 (0.051%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 26 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.41%) Adobe Campaign
2 8 (0.41%) Unica
3 6 (0.31%) Actimize
3 6 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.051%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.051%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.051%) SAP MDG
5 1 (0.051%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 307 (15.65%) Amazon AWS
2 109 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 61 (3.11%) Amazon EC2
4 56 (2.85%) GitHub
5 49 (2.50%) Amazon S3
6 42 (2.14%) Amazon EMR
7 36 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
8 34 (1.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 31 (1.58%) Google Cloud Platform
10 24 (1.22%) PaaS
11 18 (0.92%) IaaS
12 16 (0.82%) SaaS
13 14 (0.71%) Office 365
14 13 (0.66%) Adobe Analytics
14 13 (0.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 11 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
16 8 (0.41%) Amazon ELB
17 7 (0.36%) Amazon Kinesis
18 5 (0.25%) IBM Cloud
18 5 (0.25%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 81 (4.13%) Kerberos
2 48 (2.45%) HTTP
3 37 (1.89%) Firewall
4 31 (1.58%) LDAP
5 25 (1.27%) DNS
6 19 (0.97%) TCP/IP
7 18 (0.92%) Internet
8 15 (0.76%) SSH
8 15 (0.76%) VPN
9 13 (0.66%) ICMP
10 12 (0.61%) Network Security
10 12 (0.61%) SNMP
11 11 (0.56%) SSL
12 10 (0.51%) NAS
12 10 (0.51%) SAN
13 7 (0.36%) tcpdump
13 7 (0.36%) Wireshark
14 5 (0.25%) FTP
14 5 (0.25%) OpenLDAP
15 4 (0.20%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1302 (66.36%) Big Data
2 580 (29.56%) Apache Hive
3 387 (19.72%) HBase
4 255 (13.00%) NoSQL
5 226 (11.52%) Data Warehouse
6 220 (11.21%) Apache Cassandra
7 210 (10.70%) MongoDB
8 205 (10.45%) SQL Server
9 161 (8.21%) Impala
10 147 (7.49%) Relational Database
11 138 (7.03%) PostgreSQL
12 110 (5.61%) Sqoop
13 87 (4.43%) MySQL
14 76 (3.87%) Data Lake
15 73 (3.72%) RDBMS
16 65 (3.31%) BusinessObjects
17 64 (3.26%) QlikView
18 57 (2.91%) Neo4j
19 39 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 38 (1.94%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 223 (11.37%) Jenkins
2 194 (9.89%) Git (software)
3 172 (8.77%) JIRA
4 69 (3.52%) Maven
5 54 (2.75%) Cucumber
6 47 (2.40%) JUnit
7 43 (2.19%) Vagrant
8 38 (1.94%) Talend Open Studio
9 35 (1.78%) TeamCity
10 33 (1.68%) IntelliJ
11 27 (1.38%) Mockito
12 26 (1.33%) Eclipse
12 26 (1.33%) Sonatype Nexus
13 25 (1.27%) GitLab
13 25 (1.27%) Octopus Deploy
14 23 (1.17%) ERwin
14 23 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
15 22 (1.12%) Hudson
16 19 (0.97%) Gradle
17 18 (0.92%) Subversion
General
1 408 (20.80%) Finance
2 291 (14.83%) Banking
3 115 (5.86%) Investment Banking
4 77 (3.92%) Retail
5 75 (3.82%) Front Office
6 72 (3.67%) Marketing
7 62 (3.16%) Telecoms
8 33 (1.68%) Legal
9 28 (1.43%) Manufacturing
10 25 (1.27%) Electronics
11 20 (1.02%) Retail Banking
12 15 (0.76%) Games
13 14 (0.71%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.36%) Back Office
14 7 (0.36%) Law
15 6 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
16 5 (0.25%) Automotive
16 5 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
16 5 (0.25%) Publishing
17 4 (0.20%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 712 (36.29%) Developer
2 282 (14.37%) Java Developer
3 273 (13.91%) Big Data Developer
4 241 (12.28%) Data Engineer
5 235 (11.98%) Architect
6 205 (10.45%) Big Data Engineer
7 188 (9.58%) Hadoop Developer
8 183 (9.33%) Analyst
9 140 (7.14%) Data Architect
10 133 (6.78%) Hadoop Engineer
10 133 (6.78%) Scala Developer
11 114 (5.81%) DevOps Engineer
12 102 (5.20%) Consultant
13 100 (5.10%) Administrator
14 91 (4.64%) Senior Developer
15 86 (4.38%) Data Analyst
15 86 (4.38%) Data Scientist
16 73 (3.72%) Apache Spark Developer
17 70 (3.57%) Business Analyst
18 67 (3.41%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 375 (19.11%) Kafka
2 162 (8.26%) Spring
3 142 (7.24%) REST
4 98 (4.99%) Web Services
5 90 (4.59%) .NET
6 88 (4.49%) AngularJS
7 86 (4.38%) JSON
8 85 (4.33%) HTML
9 70 (3.57%) CSS
10 66 (3.36%) RabbitMQ
11 65 (3.31%) Akka
12 64 (3.26%) RESTful
13 61 (3.11%) Spring Boot
14 59 (3.01%) Middleware
14 59 (3.01%) Node.js
14 59 (3.01%) XML
15 56 (2.85%) HTML5
16 50 (2.55%) Elastic Stack
17 49 (2.50%) Apache Camel
18 46 (2.34%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 200 (10.19%) Analytical Skills
2 135 (6.88%) Algorithms
3 78 (3.98%) Computer Science
4 56 (2.85%) Data Structures
5 54 (2.75%) Greenfield Project
6 53 (2.70%) User Experience
7 50 (2.55%) Management Information System
8 46 (2.34%) Market Risk
9 43 (2.19%) Linux Command Line
9 43 (2.19%) Reference Data
10 36 (1.83%) Public Cloud
11 31 (1.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 29 (1.48%) Mainframe
13 24 (1.22%) Data Centre
13 24 (1.22%) Fintech
14 22 (1.12%) Credit Risk
15 21 (1.07%) Blog
16 19 (0.97%) Derivative
17 17 (0.87%) Equities
18 16 (0.82%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 442 (22.53%) Linux
2 274 (13.97%) Unix
3 97 (4.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 97 (4.94%) Windows
4 52 (2.65%) CentOS
5 49 (2.50%) Ubuntu
6 39 (1.99%) Debian
7 20 (1.02%) Windows Vista
8 16 (0.82%) Solaris
9 11 (0.56%) Windows Server
10 10 (0.51%) Apple iOS
11 8 (0.41%) AIX
11 8 (0.41%) Android
12 7 (0.36%) CoreOS
12 7 (0.36%) Fedora
13 3 (0.15%) MVS
13 3 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.10%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.051%) Windows Server 2008
15 1 (0.051%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 741 (37.77%) Agile Software Development
2 468 (23.85%) Analytics
3 342 (17.43%) DevOps
4 313 (15.95%) Scrum
5 302 (15.39%) TDD
6 298 (15.19%) ETL
7 229 (11.67%) Business Intelligence
8 204 (10.40%) MapReduce
9 197 (10.04%) Data Modelling
10 196 (9.99%) Machine Learning
11 186 (9.48%) Data Analytics
12 184 (9.38%) Open Source
13 170 (8.66%) BDD
14 166 (8.46%) Continuous Integration
15 159 (8.10%) Microservices
16 123 (6.27%) Data Architecture
17 120 (6.12%) E-Commerce
17 120 (6.12%) Test Automation
18 116 (5.91%) Visualisation
19 113 (5.76%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 853 (43.48%) Java
2 649 (33.08%) Python
3 522 (26.61%) Scala
4 505 (25.74%) SQL
5 236 (12.03%) R
6 138 (7.03%) JavaScript
7 121 (6.17%) Bash Shell
8 117 (5.96%) Shell Script
9 88 (4.49%) C#
10 69 (3.52%) Perl
11 68 (3.47%) Ruby
12 53 (2.70%) C++
13 35 (1.78%) C
14 25 (1.27%) MATLAB
14 25 (1.27%) PL/SQL
15 19 (0.97%) Go
16 16 (0.82%) T-SQL
17 15 (0.76%) PHP
18 14 (0.71%) Groovy
19 12 (0.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 198 (10.09%) Security Cleared
2 148 (7.54%) SC Cleared
3 144 (7.34%) Degree
4 43 (2.19%) Computer Science Degree
5 37 (1.89%) DV Cleared
6 25 (1.27%) Master's Degree
7 19 (0.97%) PhD
8 17 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
9 16 (0.82%) CISSP
10 11 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (0.51%) CISM
11 10 (0.51%) Numerate Degree
12 8 (0.41%) MCITP
12 8 (0.41%) MCSE
13 7 (0.36%) CESG Certified Professional
13 7 (0.36%) CISA
13 7 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (0.36%) CLAS
14 6 (0.31%) CCSP
14 6 (0.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (4.74%) Data Quality
2 75 (3.82%) QA
3 19 (0.97%) MiFID
4 9 (0.46%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (0.31%) FedRAMP
5 6 (0.31%) JSP 440
6 5 (0.25%) SLA
7 3 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
7 3 (0.15%) EMIR
7 3 (0.15%) GDPR
7 3 (0.15%) ISAE 3402
7 3 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.15%) SSAE 16
8 2 (0.10%) CDISC
9 1 (0.051%) COREP
9 1 (0.051%) FINREP
9 1 (0.051%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.051%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 1 (0.051%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 266 (13.56%) HDFS
2 224 (11.42%) Docker
3 141 (7.19%) Apache Flume
4 91 (4.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 39 (1.99%) Active Directory
6 32 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
7 16 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
8 12 (0.61%) Hyper-V
9 11 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
10 8 (0.41%) vCloud
11 7 (0.36%) etcd
11 7 (0.36%) flannel
12 5 (0.25%) NFS
13 4 (0.20%) Squid
14 2 (0.10%) KVM
14 2 (0.10%) SRDF
14 2 (0.10%) vSphere
14 2 (0.10%) Xen
15 1 (0.051%) VirtualBox
15 1 (0.051%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 181 (9.23%) Ansible
2 135 (6.88%) Hadoop YARN
3 131 (6.68%) Puppet
4 118 (6.01%) Oozie
5 113 (5.76%) Kubernetes
6 99 (5.05%) Opscode Chef
7 85 (4.33%) Terraform
8 36 (1.83%) Mesos
9 25 (1.27%) ZABBIX
10 23 (1.17%) Kibana
11 17 (0.87%) Ambari
11 17 (0.87%) logstash
12 15 (0.76%) Nagios
12 15 (0.76%) SELinux
13 13 (0.66%) OpenAM
13 13 (0.66%) Packer
14 11 (0.56%) Consul
14 11 (0.56%) Graphite
15 10 (0.51%) Salt
15 10 (0.51%) yum
Vendors
1 327 (16.67%) Cloudera
2 259 (13.20%) Oracle
3 129 (6.57%) Hortonworks
4 118 (6.01%) Tableau
5 88 (4.49%) Teradata
6 82 (4.18%) SAP
7 74 (3.77%) Microsoft
8 71 (3.62%) Red Hat
9 67 (3.41%) Informatica
10 56 (2.85%) IBM
11 53 (2.70%) VMware
12 49 (2.50%) Google
13 43 (2.19%) Splunk
14 39 (1.99%) MapR
15 38 (1.94%) Ab Initio
15 38 (1.94%) Talend
16 24 (1.22%) MicroStrategy
17 21 (1.07%) Nuix
18 19 (0.97%) Netezza
18 19 (0.97%) Sybase
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Rullion
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Buckinghamshire
Rullion
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TEKsystems
Rate: £650 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
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Venturi
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £285 per day + working inside IR35
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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City, London
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Difrent
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Cloud Computing International
Rate: £500 - £650 per day + Expenses
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Sanderson
Rate: £500 - £544 per day
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Oxfordshire
Square One Resources
Rate: £500 per day
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Yorkshire
Talent International
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London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £650 - £850 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £640.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £330 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Talent International
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 400 - 450pd
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £440.00 per day + up to £90 travel expenses
Posted: 5 days ago
London
AMS contingency
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Posted: 5 days ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £600 per annum
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + Expenses
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Difrent
Rate: Up to £400 per day
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Croydon, Surrey
Difrent
Rate: From £530 to £550 per day
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