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 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache Hadoop
UK
Rank 106 174 244
Rank change year-on-year +68 +70  
Contract jobs citing Hadoop 964 756 485
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.15% 1.42% 0.90%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.43% 6.41% 4.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 642 512 347
Median daily rate £500 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £395 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £683
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £488 £500
% change year-on-year - -2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Median hourly rate £47.00 £38.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.68% +4.10%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £38.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +23.68% +4.10%  

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 10225 11789 12101
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 22.76% 22.15% 22.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 6925 7905 7760
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 189 159
Median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.35% +1.24%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £14.50 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

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 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Hadoop in the UK

Hadoop
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 27 March 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 27 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 +63 928 £500 -4.76% 210
London +48 659 £525 -4.54% 132
South East +39 135 £475 -5.00% 22
City of London +30 92 £575 +6.72% 28
Berkshire +50 42 £500 +33.33% 8
Reading +36 34 £500 +33.33% 7
East of England +13 34 £410 -7.86% 11
South West +16 31 £500 +13.63% 11
North West +43 29 £500 +11.11% 15
Buckinghamshire +8 27 £425 +13.33%
Essex - 27 £335 - 1
Surrey +7 26 £475 -5.00% 7
Wales - 26 £513 - 7
South Wales - 26 £513 - 7
Manchester +30 19 £500 -23.07% 12
Hampshire +13 19 £435 -20.90% 4
Yorkshire -7 19 £450 -30.76% 12
Newport - 18 £513 -
West Yorkshire +18 17 £450 -13.25% 9
Oxfordshire -1 14 £475 +50.79% 2
Leeds +11 13 £463 -5.12% 9
Cardiff - 13 £506 - 7
Milton Keynes +5 12 £400 +23.07%
Staines -1 12 £525 - 1
Bristol - 10 £513 - 2
Edinburgh +23 9 £475 +5.55% 5
Scotland +22 9 £475 +5.55% 12
Gloucestershire +6 9 £500 +32.45% 2
Oxford -2 9 £475 -
West Midlands -39 9 - - 3

Hadoop
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1402 (69.47%) Big Data
2 936 (46.38%) Apache Spark
3 893 (44.25%) Java
4 761 (37.71%) Python
5 745 (36.92%) Agile Software Development
6 672 (33.30%) Apache Hive
7 593 (29.39%) Scala
8 519 (25.72%) SQL
9 466 (23.09%) Finance
10 452 (22.40%) Linux
11 429 (21.26%) Analytics
12 403 (19.97%) DevOps
13 397 (19.67%) Kafka
14 395 (19.57%) HBase
15 358 (17.74%) Amazon AWS
15 358 (17.74%) Banking
16 337 (16.70%) NoSQL
17 310 (15.36%) ETL
18 302 (14.97%) Oracle
18 302 (14.97%) R
19 289 (14.32%) HDFS
20 288 (14.27%) Scrum
21 265 (13.13%) Business Intelligence
22 262 (12.98%) MapReduce
23 259 (12.83%) TDD
24 258 (12.78%) Data Warehouse
24 258 (12.78%) Cloudera
25 248 (12.29%) Apache Pig
26 247 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
27 234 (11.60%) Apache

Hadoop
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
1 936 (46.38%) Apache Spark
2 248 (12.29%) Apache Pig
3 234 (11.60%) Apache
4 181 (8.97%) Elasticsearch
5 149 (7.38%) SAS
6 70 (3.47%) Confluence
7 60 (2.97%) Apache Solr
8 30 (1.49%) Tomcat
9 27 (1.34%) WebSphere
10 25 (1.24%) Oracle Coherence
11 24 (1.19%) SharePoint
12 22 (1.09%) Jupyter
13 19 (0.94%) OpenStack
14 18 (0.89%) Cloud Foundry
14 18 (0.89%) nginx
15 14 (0.69%) DataSynapse
16 12 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 11 (0.55%) IIS
18 10 (0.50%) JBoss
18 10 (0.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 48 (2.38%) MS Excel
2 24 (1.19%) SPSS
3 19 (0.94%) MS Office
4 18 (0.89%) HipChat
5 7 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.20%) GNU Octave
7 3 (0.15%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.15%) Weka
8 2 (0.099%) Stata
9 1 (0.050%) MS Project
9 1 (0.050%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 24 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (0.59%) Adobe Campaign
2 12 (0.59%) Unica
3 7 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
5 5 (0.25%) SAP HR
6 3 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.099%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.050%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.050%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.050%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.050%) SAP MDG
8 1 (0.050%) SAP MDM
8 1 (0.050%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 358 (17.74%) Amazon AWS
2 126 (6.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 63 (3.12%) Cloud Computing
4 57 (2.82%) Amazon EMR
5 55 (2.73%) Amazon EC2
6 50 (2.48%) Amazon S3
7 44 (2.18%) Google Cloud Platform
8 41 (2.03%) GitHub
9 32 (1.59%) PaaS
10 31 (1.54%) Amazon Kinesis
11 29 (1.44%) IaaS
12 20 (0.99%) SaaS
13 18 (0.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 15 (0.74%) Adobe Analytics
15 8 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
15 8 (0.40%) IBM Cloud
15 8 (0.40%) Office 365
16 5 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
16 5 (0.25%) Loggly
16 5 (0.25%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 69 (3.42%) Kerberos
2 56 (2.78%) HTTP
3 55 (2.73%) DNS
4 38 (1.88%) SSH
5 35 (1.73%) LDAP
6 34 (1.68%) Firewall
7 33 (1.64%) VPN
8 24 (1.19%) Internet
8 24 (1.19%) TCP/IP
9 21 (1.04%) SNMP
10 19 (0.94%) OpenLDAP
11 18 (0.89%) LAN
11 18 (0.89%) OpenVPN
11 18 (0.89%) WAN
12 16 (0.79%) ICMP
13 14 (0.69%) Reverse Proxy
14 13 (0.64%) IPsec
15 10 (0.50%) NAS
15 10 (0.50%) Network Security
15 10 (0.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1402 (69.47%) Big Data
2 672 (33.30%) Apache Hive
3 395 (19.57%) HBase
4 337 (16.70%) NoSQL
5 258 (12.78%) Data Warehouse
6 215 (10.65%) MongoDB
7 214 (10.60%) SQL Server
8 212 (10.51%) Apache Cassandra
9 198 (9.81%) PostgreSQL
10 196 (9.71%) Relational Database
11 144 (7.14%) Impala
12 127 (6.29%) Sqoop
13 108 (5.35%) Data Lake
14 89 (4.41%) RDBMS
15 84 (4.16%) MySQL
16 75 (3.72%) QlikView
17 62 (3.07%) Neo4j
18 59 (2.92%) BusinessObjects
18 59 (2.92%) Oracle Database
19 47 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 223 (11.05%) Git (software)
2 206 (10.21%) Jenkins
3 181 (8.97%) JIRA
4 90 (4.46%) Maven
5 53 (2.63%) Talend Open Studio
6 49 (2.43%) JUnit
7 46 (2.28%) Sonatype Nexus
8 34 (1.68%) Ant
8 34 (1.68%) Cucumber
9 28 (1.39%) TeamCity
10 26 (1.29%) Bitbucket
11 25 (1.24%) ERwin
12 22 (1.09%) Hudson
13 21 (1.04%) Gradle
14 20 (0.99%) SonarQube
14 20 (0.99%) Vagrant
15 19 (0.94%) IntelliJ
15 19 (0.94%) Octopus Deploy
15 19 (0.94%) Selenium
15 19 (0.94%) WebDriver
General
1 466 (23.09%) Finance
2 358 (17.74%) Banking
3 121 (6.00%) Investment Banking
4 101 (5.00%) Marketing
5 97 (4.81%) Retail
6 63 (3.12%) Front Office
6 63 (3.12%) Telecoms
7 32 (1.59%) Retail Banking
8 28 (1.39%) Manufacturing
9 24 (1.19%) Electronics
9 24 (1.19%) Legal
10 22 (1.09%) Games
11 18 (0.89%) Corporate Banking
12 12 (0.59%) Financial Institution
13 11 (0.55%) Publishing
14 8 (0.40%) Aerospace
15 6 (0.30%) Automotive
16 5 (0.25%) German Language
17 4 (0.20%) Advertising
17 4 (0.20%) Law
Job Titles
1 661 (32.76%) Developer
2 313 (15.51%) Architect
3 305 (15.11%) Data Engineer
4 243 (12.04%) Big Data Engineer
5 239 (11.84%) Java Developer
6 236 (11.69%) Big Data Developer
7 197 (9.76%) Data Architect
8 179 (8.87%) Hadoop Developer
9 150 (7.43%) DevOps Engineer
10 146 (7.23%) Hadoop Engineer
11 140 (6.94%) Analyst
12 125 (6.19%) Scala Developer
13 120 (5.95%) Big Data Architect
14 116 (5.75%) Administrator
14 116 (5.75%) Consultant
15 108 (5.35%) Data Scientist
16 91 (4.51%) Senior Developer
17 75 (3.72%) Apache Spark Developer
18 70 (3.47%) Python Developer
19 69 (3.42%) Hadoop Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 397 (19.67%) Kafka
2 122 (6.05%) Spring
3 114 (5.65%) HTML
4 106 (5.25%) REST
5 100 (4.96%) Web Services
6 92 (4.56%) .NET
6 92 (4.56%) AngularJS
7 85 (4.21%) XML
8 78 (3.87%) CSS
9 69 (3.42%) Akka
10 68 (3.37%) JSON
11 65 (3.22%) HTML5
11 65 (3.22%) Node.js
12 61 (3.02%) Elastic Stack
13 59 (2.92%) Spark Streaming
14 52 (2.58%) Middleware
15 50 (2.48%) JMS
16 46 (2.28%) RabbitMQ
17 44 (2.18%) Apache Avro
17 44 (2.18%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 212 (10.51%) Analytical Skills
2 124 (6.14%) Algorithms
3 90 (4.46%) Computer Science
4 56 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 43 (2.13%) Data Structures
6 42 (2.08%) User Experience
7 40 (1.98%) Credit Risk
8 33 (1.64%) Reference Data
9 32 (1.59%) Linux Command Line
9 32 (1.59%) Mainframe
10 30 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 26 (1.29%) Data Centre
12 24 (1.19%) Derivative
12 24 (1.19%) Public Cloud
13 22 (1.09%) PKI
14 20 (0.99%) Market Risk
15 19 (0.94%) Equities
16 18 (0.89%) Fintech
17 17 (0.84%) Replication
18 16 (0.79%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 452 (22.40%) Linux
2 218 (10.80%) Unix
3 104 (5.15%) Windows
4 84 (4.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 68 (3.37%) CentOS
6 37 (1.83%) Ubuntu
7 26 (1.29%) Debian
8 15 (0.74%) Solaris
9 13 (0.64%) RancherOS
9 13 (0.64%) VyOS
10 11 (0.55%) Windows Vista
11 9 (0.45%) Android
11 9 (0.45%) Apple iOS
11 9 (0.45%) CoreOS
12 6 (0.30%) AIX
12 6 (0.30%) MVS
13 5 (0.25%) Fedora
13 5 (0.25%) Windows Server
14 2 (0.099%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 745 (36.92%) Agile Software Development
2 429 (21.26%) Analytics
3 403 (19.97%) DevOps
4 310 (15.36%) ETL
5 288 (14.27%) Scrum
6 265 (13.13%) Business Intelligence
7 262 (12.98%) MapReduce
8 259 (12.83%) TDD
9 247 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
10 230 (11.40%) Data Modelling
11 210 (10.41%) Open Source
12 188 (9.32%) Machine Learning
13 151 (7.48%) Microservices
14 135 (6.69%) Data Analytics
15 130 (6.44%) Mathematics
16 119 (5.90%) BDD
16 119 (5.90%) Continuous Delivery
17 117 (5.80%) Data Architecture
18 115 (5.70%) Visualisation
19 113 (5.60%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 893 (44.25%) Java
2 761 (37.71%) Python
3 593 (29.39%) Scala
4 519 (25.72%) SQL
5 302 (14.97%) R
6 178 (8.82%) JavaScript
7 140 (6.94%) Bash Shell
8 112 (5.55%) Shell Script
9 104 (5.15%) Perl
10 102 (5.05%) C#
11 76 (3.77%) C++
12 65 (3.22%) C
13 62 (3.07%) Ruby
14 41 (2.03%) PHP
15 32 (1.59%) T-SQL
16 30 (1.49%) MATLAB
17 21 (1.04%) PL/SQL
18 15 (0.74%) PowerShell
19 12 (0.59%) Groovy
19 12 (0.59%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 201 (9.96%) Security Cleared
2 159 (7.88%) Degree
3 148 (7.33%) SC Cleared
4 61 (3.02%) DV Cleared
5 43 (2.13%) PhD
6 19 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
7 8 (0.40%) BC Cleared
8 7 (0.35%) ISEB
9 6 (0.30%) CISSP
9 6 (0.30%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.20%) AWS Certification
10 4 (0.20%) CTC Cleared
10 4 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.20%) SAS Certification
11 3 (0.15%) CISA
11 3 (0.15%) CISM
11 3 (0.15%) RHCE
11 3 (0.15%) SANS
12 2 (0.099%) MCPD
12 2 (0.099%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (3.72%) QA
2 74 (3.67%) Data Quality
3 9 (0.45%) MiFID
4 5 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (0.20%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.15%) FedRAMP
6 3 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.15%) SLA
6 3 (0.15%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.099%) FATCA
7 2 (0.099%) GCP
7 2 (0.099%) IFRS
7 2 (0.099%) IFRS 9
8 1 (0.050%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.050%) EMIR
8 1 (0.050%) GDPR
System Software
1 289 (14.32%) HDFS
2 199 (9.86%) Docker
3 116 (5.75%) Apache Flume
4 64 (3.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 44 (2.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 37 (1.83%) vCloud
7 26 (1.29%) Active Directory
8 18 (0.89%) Oracle RAC
8 18 (0.89%) Postfix
8 18 (0.89%) Squid
9 13 (0.64%) NFS
10 10 (0.50%) SRDF
10 10 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
11 9 (0.45%) Hyper-V
11 9 (0.45%) KVM
11 9 (0.45%) Xen
12 5 (0.25%) VirtualBox
13 2 (0.099%) Ceph
13 2 (0.099%) vSphere
14 1 (0.050%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 202 (10.01%) Puppet
2 198 (9.81%) Ansible
3 161 (7.98%) Hadoop YARN
4 134 (6.64%) Opscode Chef
5 122 (6.05%) Oozie
6 93 (4.61%) Kubernetes
7 80 (3.96%) Terraform
8 60 (2.97%) ZABBIX
9 44 (2.18%) Mesos
10 34 (1.68%) Ambari
10 34 (1.68%) Consul
10 34 (1.68%) Kibana
10 34 (1.68%) Packer
11 27 (1.34%) Nagios
12 26 (1.29%) logstash
13 21 (1.04%) Rancher
13 21 (1.04%) SELinux
13 21 (1.04%) yum
14 20 (0.99%) Rsyslog
15 18 (0.89%) Salt
Vendors
1 302 (14.97%) Oracle
2 258 (12.78%) Cloudera
3 195 (9.66%) Hortonworks
4 112 (5.55%) Tableau
5 101 (5.00%) Teradata
6 97 (4.81%) VMware
7 78 (3.87%) Microsoft
8 76 (3.77%) Red Hat
9 70 (3.47%) SAP
10 66 (3.27%) Informatica
11 59 (2.92%) IBM
12 57 (2.82%) Google
13 53 (2.63%) Talend
14 50 (2.48%) Atlassian
15 46 (2.28%) MicroStrategy
16 45 (2.23%) Sybase
17 42 (2.08%) Ab Initio
18 41 (2.03%) MapR
19 40 (1.98%) Splunk
20 38 (1.88%) AppDynamics
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Morgan Mckinley
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Sutton, Surrey
Intrinsic Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
Experis Ltd
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
AMS contingency
Posted: 4 hours ago
South West
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £466.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £625 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
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Reading, Berkshire
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
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Telford, Shropshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £495 - £496.15 per day
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TEKsystems
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + Market Rate
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East London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
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Taunton, Somerset
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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FPSG Connect
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Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
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Croydon, Surrey
E-synergy Solutions
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Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
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TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Testing Circle Ltd
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Elevate Direct
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AMS contingency
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Venturi
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