The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Mahout skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mahout over the 3 months to 29 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 Mahout
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 597 643 615
Rank change year-on-year +46 -28  
Contract jobs citing Mahout 8 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.009% 0.019%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.078% 0.042% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 8
Median daily rate £550 £538 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.32% +2.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £465 £427
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £575 £710
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 - £700
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Mahout 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 10319 11953 11975
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 22.81% 22.21% 22.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 6997 8029 7680
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 126 187 157
Median hourly rate £33.37 £32.50 £32.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.67% +1.24%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.48 £14.60 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £60.04 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

Mahout
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Mahout in the UK

Mahout
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mahout in the UK

Mahout
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mahout over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mahout in the UK

Mahout
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mahout within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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 +52 8 £550 +2.32% 1
Cramlington - 4 £550 -
Northumberland - 4 £550 -
North East - 4 £550 -
London +29 3 £425 -20.93% 1
East Midlands - 1 - -
Heathrow - 1 £425 -

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Mahout 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 Mahout.

1 12 (75.00%) Hadoop
2 11 (68.75%) HBase
3 10 (62.50%) Big Data
3 10 (62.50%) Apache Hive
3 10 (62.50%) R
4 9 (56.25%) MapReduce
4 9 (56.25%) Linux
4 9 (56.25%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (43.75%) SQL
5 7 (43.75%) Java
5 7 (43.75%) Apache Pig
5 7 (43.75%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (43.75%) Apache Spark
6 6 (37.50%) Amazon EMR
6 6 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (31.25%) Visualisation
7 5 (31.25%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (31.25%) Machine Learning
7 5 (31.25%) Data Visualisation
7 5 (31.25%) NoSQL
7 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
7 5 (31.25%) Web Services
7 5 (31.25%) Python
7 5 (31.25%) MATLAB
7 5 (31.25%) Information Management
8 4 (25.00%) Statistics
8 4 (25.00%) Mathematics
8 4 (25.00%) Physics
8 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
8 4 (25.00%) Management Information System

Mahout
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 7 (43.75%) Apache Pig
1 7 (43.75%) Apache Spark
2 3 (18.75%) Apache
3 2 (12.50%) SAS
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Weka
2 2 (12.50%) SPSS
3 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (37.50%) Amazon EMR
2 5 (31.25%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (25.00%) Amazon S3
4 3 (18.75%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Kerberos
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (75.00%) Hadoop
2 11 (68.75%) HBase
3 10 (62.50%) Apache Hive
3 10 (62.50%) Big Data
4 5 (31.25%) NoSQL
4 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
5 4 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (25.00%) Data Mining
5 4 (25.00%) MongoDB
5 4 (25.00%) Power BI
5 4 (25.00%) Sqoop
6 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (12.50%) Impala
7 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
8 1 (6.25%) Data Lake
8 1 (6.25%) DB2
8 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (6.25%) HCatalog
8 1 (6.25%) Pentaho
8 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) JConsole
1 1 (6.25%) JProfiler
1 1 (6.25%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (6.25%) VisualVM
General
1 2 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Architect
1 5 (31.25%) Big Data Architect
1 5 (31.25%) Data Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Data Scientist
3 2 (12.50%) Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Hadoop Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Data Scientist
3 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) AWS Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Big Data Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Big Data Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Data Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Hadoop Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Java Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Machine Learning Scientist
4 1 (6.25%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) Web Services
2 4 (25.00%) D3.js
2 4 (25.00%) NumPy
2 4 (25.00%) OpenCV
2 4 (25.00%) scikit-learn
3 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
3 1 (6.25%) HTML
3 1 (6.25%) HTML5
3 1 (6.25%) Kafka
3 1 (6.25%) MLlib
3 1 (6.25%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Algorithms
1 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (12.50%) Grid Computing
4 1 (6.25%) Credit Risk
4 1 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Unix
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) MapReduce
2 7 (43.75%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (31.25%) Data Visualisation
3 5 (31.25%) Information Management
3 5 (31.25%) Machine Learning
3 5 (31.25%) Visualisation
4 4 (25.00%) Data Ingestion
4 4 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 4 (25.00%) Physics
4 4 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
4 4 (25.00%) Statistics
5 3 (18.75%) Analytics
5 3 (18.75%) High Availability
5 3 (18.75%) Open Source
6 2 (12.50%) Artificial Intelligence
6 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 2 (12.50%) Data Analytics
6 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (12.50%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) R
2 7 (43.75%) Java
2 7 (43.75%) SQL
3 5 (31.25%) MATLAB
3 5 (31.25%) Python
4 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.25%) Perl
5 1 (6.25%) PHP
5 1 (6.25%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Apache Flume
2 3 (18.75%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (18.75%) HDFS
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Kibana
2 3 (18.75%) Ambari
2 3 (18.75%) Oozie
3 2 (12.50%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Hortonworks
1 2 (12.50%) Netezza
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle
1 2 (12.50%) Teradata
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco
2 1 (6.25%) Cognos
2 1 (6.25%) Greenplum
2 1 (6.25%) IBM
2 1 (6.25%) Intel
2 1 (6.25%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (6.25%) Sybase
2 1 (6.25%) Talend
2 1 (6.25%) Vertica