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 24 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 Mahout
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 592 637 639
Rank change year-on-year +45 +2  
Contract jobs citing Mahout 9 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.013% 0.012%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.087% 0.060% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 6
Median daily rate £595 £500 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.00% -16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £460 £533
10% offered a daily rate of more than £633 £500 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £615 - £750
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 10382 11757 13183
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 22.44% 21.86% 23.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6788 7965 8622
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 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 195 185
Median hourly rate £31.50 £31.27 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.73% +16.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £12.00 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.00 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.58% +19.23%  

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 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mahout in the UK

Mahout
Top 6 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 24 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 +52 9 £595 +19.00%
London +15 6 £590 +18.00%
City of London +1 3 £590 -
Heathrow - 1 £425 -
Berkshire - 1 - -
South East - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 17 (100.00%) Hadoop
2 15 (88.24%) Big Data
3 12 (70.59%) Apache Spark
4 11 (64.71%) R
5 9 (52.94%) MapReduce
5 9 (52.94%) HBase
5 9 (52.94%) Linux
5 9 (52.94%) Apache
6 8 (47.06%) IBM
6 8 (47.06%) Machine Learning
6 8 (47.06%) Open Source
6 8 (47.06%) MLlib
6 8 (47.06%) Big Data Analytics
6 8 (47.06%) Data Analytics
6 8 (47.06%) Analytics
6 8 (47.06%) Natural Language Processing
6 8 (47.06%) Cognitive Computing
7 7 (41.18%) Management Information System
7 7 (41.18%) SPSS
7 7 (41.18%) SAS
8 6 (35.29%) MATLAB
8 6 (35.29%) UIMA
8 6 (35.29%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (35.29%) Information Retrieval
9 5 (29.41%) Amazon EMR
9 5 (29.41%) Apache Pig
9 5 (29.41%) Finance
9 5 (29.41%) Use Case
9 5 (29.41%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (29.41%) Apache Hive

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 12 (70.59%) Apache Spark
2 9 (52.94%) Apache
3 7 (41.18%) SAS
4 5 (29.41%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 7 (41.18%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (29.41%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (29.41%) Amazon EMR
2 4 (23.53%) Amazon S3
2 4 (23.53%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (17.65%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) Hadoop
2 15 (88.24%) Big Data
3 9 (52.94%) HBase
4 5 (29.41%) Apache Hive
5 4 (23.53%) NoSQL
5 4 (23.53%) Sqoop
6 3 (17.65%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (17.65%) MySQL
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
7 2 (11.76%) Data Mining
8 1 (5.88%) Pentaho
8 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
8 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
8 1 (5.88%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Architect
2 5 (29.41%) Lead Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Big Data Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Data Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Big Data Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Data Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Hadoop Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Platform Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Artificial Intelligence Architect
5 1 (5.88%) AWS Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Big Data Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Hadoop Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) MLlib
1 8 (47.06%) Natural Language Processing
2 6 (35.29%) UIMA
3 4 (23.53%) OpenCV
3 4 (23.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Management Information System
2 3 (17.65%) Grid Computing
3 2 (11.76%) Clustering
4 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) MapReduce
2 8 (47.06%) Analytics
2 8 (47.06%) Big Data Analytics
2 8 (47.06%) Cognitive Computing
2 8 (47.06%) Data Analytics
2 8 (47.06%) Machine Learning
2 8 (47.06%) Open Source
3 6 (35.29%) Information Retrieval
3 6 (35.29%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (29.41%) Use Case
5 4 (23.53%) Artificial Intelligence
5 4 (23.53%) Business Analytics
5 4 (23.53%) Content Management
5 4 (23.53%) CRM
5 4 (23.53%) Data Ingestion
5 4 (23.53%) High Availability
5 4 (23.53%) Information Management
5 4 (23.53%) Ontologies
5 4 (23.53%) RDF
6 3 (17.65%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) R
2 6 (35.29%) MATLAB
3 4 (23.53%) Java
3 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
3 4 (23.53%) SPARQL
4 3 (17.65%) Python
4 3 (17.65%) SQL
5 1 (5.88%) Perl
5 1 (5.88%) PHP
5 1 (5.88%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) HDFS
2 3 (17.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (5.88%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Ambari
1 4 (23.53%) Hadoop YARN
2 3 (17.65%) Oozie
3 2 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) IBM
2 3 (17.65%) Hortonworks
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Cognos
3 1 (5.88%) Greenplum
3 1 (5.88%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (5.88%) Netezza
3 1 (5.88%) Talend
3 1 (5.88%) Teradata
3 1 (5.88%) Vertica