The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Hortonworks products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Hortonworks over the 3 months to 26 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Hortonworks.

Hortonworks
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 560 596 635
Rank change year-on-year +36 +39  
Contract jobs citing Hortonworks 47 55 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.100% 0.10% 0.011%
As % of the Vendors category 0.23% 0.23% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 24 4
Median daily rate £450 £588 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.40% -2.08%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £385 £550
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £850 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 £550
% change year-on-year -10.00% -9.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Hortonworks is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 20598 23854 24877
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.81% 44.94% 44.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 12496 14691 14551
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £572 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 715 814 1114
Median hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £18.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +5.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.07
% change year-on-year -14.63% +13.44%  

Hortonworks
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Hortonworks as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Hortonworks in the UK

Hortonworks
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Hortonworks in the UK

Hortonworks
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Hortonworks over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Hortonworks in the UK

Hortonworks
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Hortonworks within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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 +26 47 £450 -23.40% 16
London +3 46 £463 -28.84% 12
City of London -8 2 £450 -47.05% 2
South East +27 1 £450 -25.00% 3
Reading - 1 £450 -
Berkshire - 1 £450 -
Docklands, London - 1 £650 -
Heathrow - 1 £425 -

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Hortonworks 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 Hortonworks.

1 127 (98.45%) Hadoop
2 107 (82.95%) Big Data
3 62 (48.06%) Apache Spark
4 56 (43.41%) Python
5 49 (37.98%) Linux
6 48 (37.21%) Cloudera
7 45 (34.88%) Scala
8 44 (34.11%) Agile Software Development
9 43 (33.33%) Java
10 42 (32.56%) SQL
10 42 (32.56%) HBase
11 41 (31.78%) Git (software)
12 38 (29.46%) Apache Hive
13 35 (27.13%) JIRA
13 35 (27.13%) HDFS
14 33 (25.58%) Jenkins
15 31 (24.03%) DevOps
16 29 (22.48%) Scrum
17 27 (20.93%) Shell Script
17 27 (20.93%) Kafka
18 25 (19.38%) Amazon AWS
18 25 (19.38%) Finance
19 24 (18.60%) Vagrant
20 22 (17.05%) Docker
20 22 (17.05%) Puppet
20 22 (17.05%) Waterfall
20 22 (17.05%) Continuous Integration
21 21 (16.28%) Apache Pig
22 20 (15.50%) MapReduce
22 20 (15.50%) Security Cleared

Hortonworks
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 62 (48.06%) Apache Spark
2 21 (16.28%) Apache Pig
3 12 (9.30%) Apache
4 10 (7.75%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (5.43%) Confluence
6 4 (3.10%) Apache Solr
7 3 (2.33%) nginx
7 3 (2.33%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.55%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.78%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 25 (19.38%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (8.53%) Google Cloud Platform
3 8 (6.20%) Amazon S3
3 8 (6.20%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (3.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 5 (3.88%) Amazon ELB
4 5 (3.88%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (3.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (2.33%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (2.33%) Amazon Kinesis
5 3 (2.33%) GitHub
5 3 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (2.33%) Quay.io
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.20%) Kerberos
2 5 (3.88%) DNS
3 1 (0.78%) Firewall
3 1 (0.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (98.45%) Hadoop
2 107 (82.95%) Big Data
3 42 (32.56%) HBase
4 38 (29.46%) Apache Hive
5 20 (15.50%) PostgreSQL
6 18 (13.95%) Sqoop
7 16 (12.40%) NoSQL
8 15 (11.63%) SQL Server
9 12 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (8.53%) Apache Cassandra
11 9 (6.98%) Data Lake
11 9 (6.98%) MySQL
11 9 (6.98%) Relational Database
12 8 (6.20%) MongoDB
13 7 (5.43%) Impala
14 6 (4.65%) QlikView
14 6 (4.65%) RDBMS
15 5 (3.88%) Neo4j
15 5 (3.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 4 (3.10%) DB2
Development Applications
1 41 (31.78%) Git (software)
2 35 (27.13%) JIRA
3 33 (25.58%) Jenkins
4 24 (18.60%) Vagrant
5 10 (7.75%) Cucumber
6 6 (4.65%) IntelliJ
7 5 (3.88%) Maven
8 3 (2.33%) Artifactory
8 3 (2.33%) GitLab
9 2 (1.55%) Talend Open Studio
10 1 (0.78%) JUnit
10 1 (0.78%) Subversion
10 1 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.78%) TeamCity
General
1 25 (19.38%) Finance
2 19 (14.73%) Banking
3 6 (4.65%) Investment Banking
3 6 (4.65%) Retail
4 3 (2.33%) Corporate Banking
4 3 (2.33%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.55%) Front Office
6 1 (0.78%) Marketing
6 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (30.23%) Developer
2 23 (17.83%) Big Data Engineer
3 21 (16.28%) Big Data Developer
4 19 (14.73%) Data Engineer
5 18 (13.95%) Hadoop Developer
5 18 (13.95%) Hadoop Engineer
6 13 (10.08%) DevOps Engineer
7 12 (9.30%) Tester
8 11 (8.53%) Administrator
8 11 (8.53%) Java Developer
8 11 (8.53%) QA Tester
9 10 (7.75%) Architect
9 10 (7.75%) Consultant
10 7 (5.43%) Apache Spark Developer
10 7 (5.43%) Hadoop Administrator
10 7 (5.43%) Scala Developer
11 6 (4.65%) Data Architect
12 5 (3.88%) Data Administrator
12 5 (3.88%) Data Consultant
12 5 (3.88%) Hadoop Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (20.93%) Kafka
2 11 (8.53%) REST
3 10 (7.75%) AngularJS
3 10 (7.75%) Apache Camel
3 10 (7.75%) CSS
3 10 (7.75%) CSS3
3 10 (7.75%) HTML
3 10 (7.75%) HTML5
4 7 (5.43%) Apache Tez
4 7 (5.43%) Spring
4 7 (5.43%) Spring Boot
5 5 (3.88%) boto
6 4 (3.10%) Samza
7 3 (2.33%) Elastic Stack
7 3 (2.33%) Web Services
8 1 (0.78%) Middleware
8 1 (0.78%) Natural Language Processing
8 1 (0.78%) RESTful
8 1 (0.78%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (5.43%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.10%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.33%) Algorithms
3 3 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (2.33%) Grid Computing
3 3 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.55%) Derivative
4 2 (1.55%) Equities
4 2 (1.55%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (0.78%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (0.78%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (0.78%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.78%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.78%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.78%) Replication
5 1 (0.78%) Social Network
5 1 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.78%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 49 (37.98%) Linux
2 19 (14.73%) Unix
3 12 (9.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (6.98%) Windows
5 6 (4.65%) AIX
5 6 (4.65%) Solaris
5 6 (4.65%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.33%) CoreOS
7 1 (0.78%) Debian
7 1 (0.78%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (34.11%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (24.03%) DevOps
3 29 (22.48%) Scrum
4 22 (17.05%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (17.05%) Waterfall
5 20 (15.50%) MapReduce
6 18 (13.95%) TDD
7 16 (12.40%) Analytics
7 16 (12.40%) ETL
7 16 (12.40%) Systems Analysis
8 11 (8.53%) BDD
8 11 (8.53%) Data Engineering
9 10 (7.75%) Microservices
10 9 (6.98%) Configuration Management
10 9 (6.98%) E-Commerce
10 9 (6.98%) High Availability
10 9 (6.98%) Use Case
11 7 (5.43%) Build Automation
11 7 (5.43%) Open Source
12 6 (4.65%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 56 (43.41%) Python
2 45 (34.88%) Scala
3 43 (33.33%) Java
4 42 (32.56%) SQL
5 27 (20.93%) Shell Script
6 12 (9.30%) Bash Shell
7 10 (7.75%) Ruby
8 4 (3.10%) C#
9 3 (2.33%) Clojure
9 3 (2.33%) Go
9 3 (2.33%) Groovy
9 3 (2.33%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.55%) R
11 1 (0.78%) C
11 1 (0.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (15.50%) Security Cleared
2 15 (11.63%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.43%) Degree
4 6 (4.65%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (4.65%) DV Cleared
5 5 (3.88%) BC Cleared
6 4 (3.10%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (14.73%) QA
2 13 (10.08%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (27.13%) HDFS
2 22 (17.05%) Docker
3 15 (11.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 13 (10.08%) Apache Flume
5 12 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (6.98%) Oracle RAC
7 8 (6.20%) Active Directory
8 5 (3.88%) vCloud
9 3 (2.33%) etcd
9 3 (2.33%) flannel
Systems Management
1 22 (17.05%) Puppet
2 20 (15.50%) Ansible
2 20 (15.50%) Hadoop YARN
3 14 (10.85%) Oozie
4 11 (8.53%) Terraform
5 10 (7.75%) Ambari
6 6 (4.65%) Kubernetes
7 5 (3.88%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (2.33%) HAProxy
8 3 (2.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 3 (2.33%) Kibana
8 3 (2.33%) logstash
8 3 (2.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 3 (2.33%) Prometheus
8 3 (2.33%) Rancher
8 3 (2.33%) rkt
9 2 (1.55%) Nagios
Vendors
1 48 (37.21%) Cloudera
2 20 (15.50%) Oracle
3 16 (12.40%) VMware
4 15 (11.63%) Red Hat
5 8 (6.20%) Google
6 6 (4.65%) Bloomberg
6 6 (4.65%) Citrix
6 6 (4.65%) Dell
6 6 (4.65%) HP
6 6 (4.65%) IBM
6 6 (4.65%) MapR
6 6 (4.65%) MicroStrategy
6 6 (4.65%) Reuters
7 5 (3.88%) SaltStack
7 5 (3.88%) Tableau
8 4 (3.10%) Microsoft
9 3 (2.33%) Ab Initio
9 3 (2.33%) Informatica
10 2 (1.55%) Cognos
10 2 (1.55%) Talend
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