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 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.

Apache Hadoop
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 170 254
Rank change year-on-year +61 +84  
Contract jobs citing Hadoop 963 774 485
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.14% 1.44% 0.90%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.37% 6.51% 4.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 638 527 347
Median daily rate £500 £530 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.66% +0.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £398 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £683
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -5.00% -  
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 10282 11885 12104
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 22.81% 22.18% 22.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 6965 7982 7762
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 129 187 159
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 £11.60 £14.60 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £60.04 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.62 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +6.52% -  

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 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 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 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 28 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 +51 927 £500 -5.66% 218
London +48 658 £525 -4.54% 133
South East +39 133 £475 -5.00% 24
City of London +16 92 £575 +6.97% 27
Berkshire +46 42 £500 +33.33% 8
Reading +31 34 £500 +33.33% 7
East of England +17 34 £410 -7.86% 11
South West +10 31 £500 +13.63% 12
North West +44 29 £500 - 17
Buckinghamshire +12 27 £425 +13.33% 2
Essex - 27 £335 - 2
Surrey +16 26 £475 -5.00% 7
Wales - 25 £513 - 7
South Wales - 25 £513 - 7
Manchester +30 19 £500 -23.07% 15
Yorkshire -19 19 £450 -34.54% 11
Hampshire +9 18 £393 -28.59% 4
Newport - 18 £513 -
West Yorkshire +12 17 £450 -13.25% 9
Leeds +7 13 £463 -5.12% 9
Oxfordshire +5 13 £475 +50.79% 2
Cardiff - 13 £506 - 7
Staines +1 12 £525 - 1
Milton Keynes -4 12 £400 +23.07% 2
West Midlands -42 11 - - 4
Bristol - 10 £513 - 2
Edinburgh +25 9 £475 +5.55% 5
Scotland +24 9 £475 +5.55% 12
Gloucestershire +4 9 £500 +32.45% 1
Oxford 0 9 £475 -

For the 6 months to 28 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 (69.44%) Big Data
2 935 (46.31%) Apache Spark
3 899 (44.53%) Java
4 764 (37.84%) Python
5 750 (37.15%) Agile Software Development
6 671 (33.23%) Apache Hive
7 592 (29.32%) Scala
8 521 (25.80%) SQL
9 470 (23.28%) Finance
10 450 (22.29%) Linux
11 428 (21.20%) Analytics
12 403 (19.96%) DevOps
13 396 (19.61%) Kafka
14 395 (19.56%) HBase
15 358 (17.73%) Amazon AWS
15 358 (17.73%) Banking
16 338 (16.74%) NoSQL
17 312 (15.45%) ETL
18 305 (15.11%) Oracle
19 302 (14.96%) R
20 290 (14.36%) Scrum
21 287 (14.21%) HDFS
22 266 (13.17%) Business Intelligence
23 262 (12.98%) TDD
24 261 (12.93%) MapReduce
25 260 (12.88%) Cloudera
26 256 (12.68%) Data Warehouse
27 247 (12.23%) Continuous Integration
28 246 (12.18%) Apache Pig
29 234 (11.59%) Data Modelling

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
1 935 (46.31%) Apache Spark
2 246 (12.18%) Apache Pig
3 233 (11.54%) Apache
4 184 (9.11%) Elasticsearch
5 150 (7.43%) 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 (0.54%) IIS
17 11 (0.54%) WebLogic
18 10 (0.50%) JBoss
Applications
1 47 (2.33%) 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 (17.73%) Amazon AWS
2 126 (6.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 63 (3.12%) Cloud Computing
4 57 (2.82%) Amazon EMR
5 55 (2.72%) Amazon EC2
6 50 (2.48%) Amazon S3
7 43 (2.13%) Google Cloud Platform
8 41 (2.03%) GitHub
9 32 (1.58%) 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 68 (3.37%) Kerberos
2 56 (2.77%) HTTP
3 55 (2.72%) DNS
4 38 (1.88%) SSH
5 35 (1.73%) LDAP
6 34 (1.68%) Firewall
7 33 (1.63%) VPN
8 25 (1.24%) Internet
9 24 (1.19%) TCP/IP
10 21 (1.04%) SNMP
11 19 (0.94%) OpenLDAP
12 18 (0.89%) LAN
12 18 (0.89%) OpenVPN
12 18 (0.89%) WAN
13 16 (0.79%) ICMP
14 14 (0.69%) Reverse Proxy
15 13 (0.64%) IPsec
16 10 (0.50%) NAS
16 10 (0.50%) Network Security
16 10 (0.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1402 (69.44%) Big Data
2 671 (33.23%) Apache Hive
3 395 (19.56%) HBase
4 338 (16.74%) NoSQL
5 256 (12.68%) Data Warehouse
6 216 (10.70%) MongoDB
7 213 (10.55%) SQL Server
8 212 (10.50%) Apache Cassandra
9 199 (9.86%) PostgreSQL
10 197 (9.76%) Relational Database
11 146 (7.23%) Impala
12 128 (6.34%) Sqoop
13 108 (5.35%) Data Lake
14 90 (4.46%) RDBMS
15 83 (4.11%) MySQL
16 74 (3.67%) QlikView
17 62 (3.07%) Neo4j
18 60 (2.97%) BusinessObjects
19 59 (2.92%) Oracle Database
20 46 (2.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 226 (11.19%) Git (software)
2 209 (10.35%) Jenkins
3 183 (9.06%) JIRA
4 90 (4.46%) Maven
5 54 (2.67%) Talend Open Studio
6 50 (2.48%) JUnit
7 46 (2.28%) Sonatype Nexus
8 35 (1.73%) Cucumber
9 34 (1.68%) Ant
10 28 (1.39%) TeamCity
11 27 (1.34%) ERwin
12 26 (1.29%) Bitbucket
13 22 (1.09%) Hudson
13 22 (1.09%) Vagrant
14 21 (1.04%) Gradle
15 20 (0.99%) SonarQube
15 20 (0.99%) WebDriver
16 19 (0.94%) ClearCase
16 19 (0.94%) Octopus Deploy
16 19 (0.94%) Selenium
General
1 470 (23.28%) Finance
2 358 (17.73%) Banking
3 121 (5.99%) Investment Banking
4 101 (5.00%) Marketing
5 98 (4.85%) Retail
6 63 (3.12%) Telecoms
7 62 (3.07%) Front Office
8 31 (1.54%) Retail Banking
9 28 (1.39%) Manufacturing
10 24 (1.19%) Electronics
10 24 (1.19%) Legal
11 22 (1.09%) Games
12 17 (0.84%) Corporate Banking
13 13 (0.64%) Financial Institution
14 11 (0.54%) Publishing
15 8 (0.40%) Aerospace
16 6 (0.30%) Automotive
17 5 (0.25%) Advertising
17 5 (0.25%) German Language
18 4 (0.20%) Law
Job Titles
1 661 (32.74%) Developer
2 313 (15.50%) Architect
3 304 (15.06%) Data Engineer
4 242 (11.99%) Big Data Engineer
5 240 (11.89%) Java Developer
6 236 (11.69%) Big Data Developer
7 197 (9.76%) Data Architect
8 178 (8.82%) Hadoop Developer
9 150 (7.43%) DevOps Engineer
10 146 (7.23%) Hadoop Engineer
11 141 (6.98%) Analyst
12 126 (6.24%) Scala Developer
13 119 (5.89%) Big Data Architect
14 115 (5.70%) Consultant
15 114 (5.65%) Administrator
16 108 (5.35%) Data Scientist
17 91 (4.51%) Senior Developer
18 76 (3.76%) Apache Spark Developer
19 70 (3.47%) Python Developer
20 67 (3.32%) Hadoop Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 396 (19.61%) Kafka
2 123 (6.09%) Spring
3 115 (5.70%) HTML
4 108 (5.35%) REST
5 102 (5.05%) Web Services
6 92 (4.56%) AngularJS
7 91 (4.51%) .NET
8 85 (4.21%) XML
9 78 (3.86%) CSS
10 70 (3.47%) Akka
11 68 (3.37%) JSON
12 66 (3.27%) HTML5
13 65 (3.22%) Node.js
14 61 (3.02%) Elastic Stack
15 56 (2.77%) Spark Streaming
16 52 (2.58%) Middleware
17 51 (2.53%) JMS
18 46 (2.28%) RabbitMQ
19 44 (2.18%) Apache Avro
19 44 (2.18%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 213 (10.55%) Analytical Skills
2 124 (6.14%) Algorithms
3 90 (4.46%) Computer Science
4 55 (2.72%) Management Information System
5 43 (2.13%) Data Structures
6 42 (2.08%) User Experience
7 40 (1.98%) Credit Risk
8 34 (1.68%) Reference Data
9 32 (1.58%) Linux Command Line
9 32 (1.58%) 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
1 450 (22.29%) Linux
2 221 (10.95%) Unix
3 103 (5.10%) 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 (0.54%) 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
1 750 (37.15%) Agile Software Development
2 428 (21.20%) Analytics
3 403 (19.96%) DevOps
4 312 (15.45%) ETL
5 290 (14.36%) Scrum
6 266 (13.17%) Business Intelligence
7 262 (12.98%) TDD
8 261 (12.93%) MapReduce
9 247 (12.23%) Continuous Integration
10 234 (11.59%) Data Modelling
11 211 (10.45%) Open Source
12 189 (9.36%) Machine Learning
13 152 (7.53%) Microservices
14 135 (6.69%) Data Analytics
15 130 (6.44%) Mathematics
16 121 (5.99%) BDD
17 120 (5.94%) Continuous Delivery
18 117 (5.79%) Data Architecture
19 114 (5.65%) Visualisation
20 113 (5.60%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 899 (44.53%) Java
2 764 (37.84%) Python
3 592 (29.32%) Scala
4 521 (25.80%) SQL
5 302 (14.96%) R
6 178 (8.82%) JavaScript
7 141 (6.98%) Bash Shell
8 112 (5.55%) Shell Script
9 106 (5.25%) Perl
10 100 (4.95%) C#
11 76 (3.76%) C++
12 65 (3.22%) C
13 62 (3.07%) Ruby
14 41 (2.03%) PHP
15 31 (1.54%) T-SQL
16 30 (1.49%) MATLAB
17 22 (1.09%) PL/SQL
18 15 (0.74%) PowerShell
19 12 (0.59%) Groovy
19 12 (0.59%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 202 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 158 (7.83%) Degree
3 149 (7.38%) 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 78 (3.86%) QA
2 77 (3.81%) 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
1 287 (14.21%) HDFS
2 200 (9.91%) Docker
3 117 (5.79%) 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
1 203 (10.05%) Puppet
2 197 (9.76%) Ansible
3 161 (7.97%) Hadoop YARN
4 135 (6.69%) Opscode Chef
5 122 (6.04%) Oozie
6 94 (4.66%) 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
1 305 (15.11%) Oracle
2 260 (12.88%) Cloudera
3 194 (9.61%) Hortonworks
4 111 (5.50%) Tableau
5 100 (4.95%) Teradata
6 97 (4.80%) VMware
7 77 (3.81%) Microsoft
8 76 (3.76%) Red Hat
9 70 (3.47%) SAP
10 68 (3.37%) Informatica
11 59 (2.92%) IBM
12 56 (2.77%) Google
13 54 (2.67%) Talend
14 50 (2.48%) Atlassian
15 46 (2.28%) MicroStrategy
16 45 (2.23%) Sybase
17 42 (2.08%) Ab Initio
18 40 (1.98%) MapR
18 40 (1.98%) Splunk
19 38 (1.88%) AppDynamics
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
LA International
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £375 - £475 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
Spring Technology
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Morgan Mckinley
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
Spring Technology
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Posted: 3 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Intrinsic Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
Experis Ltd
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
AMS contingency
Posted: Yesterday
South West
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
AMS contingency
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £466.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £351 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £495 - £496.15 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
AMS contingency
Posted: 7 days ago