Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for MapReduce skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MapReduce over the 6 months to 18 November 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.

MapReduce
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 558 642 682
Rank change year-on-year +84 +40 +50
Contract jobs citing MapReduce 347 247 222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.23% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.28% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 137 138
UK median daily rate £550 £550 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.35% -
10th Percentile £363 £421 £371
90th Percentile £675 £728 £690
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £507 £400
% change year-on-year -8.19% +26.63% -13.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
UK median hourly rate £40.00 - £33.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - £33.55

MapReduce is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 86286 88673 93962
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.52% 83.92% 81.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 57474 58658 60890
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £630 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2038 2353 2731
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.48 £11.26 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £48.75 £47.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.02 £24.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -1.96% +4.26% +17.50%

MapReduce
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing MapReduce as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for MapReduce in the UK

MapReduce
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MapReduce in the UK

MapReduce
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MapReduce over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MapReduce in the UK

MapReduce
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing MapReduce.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MapReduce in the UK

MapReduce
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MapReduce within the UK over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +133 342 £550 - 15
London +57 217 £550 -4.35% 11
UK excluding London +65 128 £465 -8.19% 6
South East +21 64 £475 -5.00%
North of England +87 38 £462 -9.85% 2
Yorkshire +44 33 £461 -12.19% 2
East of England -6 17 £488 -11.36% 1
North West +27 5 £475 -5.00%
Midlands +23 3 £513 +13.89% 1
Scotland -1 3 £350 +55.56% 1
South West +11 2 £325 -
East Midlands +7 2 £550 -
West Midlands +32 1 £475 +5.56% 1
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MapReduce 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 MapReduce.

1 330 (95.10%) Hadoop
2 302 (87.03%) Big Data
3 261 (75.22%) Apache Spark
4 243 (70.03%) Apache Hive
5 218 (62.82%) Java
6 205 (59.08%) HBase
7 190 (54.76%) Kafka
8 162 (46.69%) HDFS
9 152 (43.80%) Agile Software Development
10 148 (42.65%) Python
11 135 (38.90%) Apache Flume
12 122 (35.16%) Sqoop
13 120 (34.58%) ETL
14 118 (34.01%) SQL
15 115 (33.14%) Linux
16 95 (27.38%) NoSQL
17 92 (26.51%) Amazon AWS
17 92 (26.51%) Hadoop YARN
18 90 (25.94%) Analytics
19 88 (25.36%) GitHub
20 87 (25.07%) Impala
21 84 (24.21%) DevOps
22 81 (23.34%) Finance
23 78 (22.48%) Scala
24 75 (21.61%) Open Source
24 75 (21.61%) Apache
25 73 (21.04%) TDD
26 72 (20.75%) Oracle
26 72 (20.75%) Jenkins
27 71 (20.46%) Apache Pig

MapReduce
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
1 261 (75.22%) Apache Spark
2 75 (21.61%) Apache
3 71 (20.46%) Apache Pig
4 42 (12.10%) Elasticsearch
5 28 (8.07%) Apache Solr
6 19 (5.48%) Tomcat
7 14 (4.03%) Confluence
8 13 (3.75%) Cloud Foundry
8 13 (3.75%) GemFire
9 12 (3.46%) OpenStack
10 7 (2.02%) Oracle Coherence
11 6 (1.73%) Jupyter
12 4 (1.15%) nginx
12 4 (1.15%) SAS
13 3 (0.86%) Jetty
14 2 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 2 (0.58%) SharePoint
15 1 (0.29%) JBoss
15 1 (0.29%) Mule
15 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.58%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 92 (26.51%) Amazon AWS
2 88 (25.36%) GitHub
3 29 (8.36%) Bluemix
3 29 (8.36%) IBM Cloud
4 22 (6.34%) Amazon EMR
5 21 (6.05%) Microsoft Azure
6 20 (5.76%) Amazon EC2
7 17 (4.90%) PaaS
8 14 (4.03%) Amazon S3
9 8 (2.31%) Google Cloud Platform
10 7 (2.02%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (1.15%) IaaS
11 4 (1.15%) Slack
12 3 (0.86%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.86%) Route 53
12 3 (0.86%) Serverless
13 2 (0.58%) Amazon Kinesis
14 1 (0.29%) Azure Data Factory
14 1 (0.29%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.48%) Kerberos
2 15 (4.32%) LAN
3 14 (4.03%) VPN
3 14 (4.03%) WAN
4 5 (1.44%) Network Security
4 5 (1.44%) SSL
5 1 (0.29%) Broadband
5 1 (0.29%) Firewall
5 1 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 330 (95.10%) Hadoop
2 302 (87.03%) Big Data
3 243 (70.03%) Apache Hive
4 205 (59.08%) HBase
5 122 (35.16%) Sqoop
6 95 (27.38%) NoSQL
7 87 (25.07%) Impala
8 60 (17.29%) MongoDB
9 54 (15.56%) Apache Cassandra
10 45 (12.97%) PostgreSQL
11 43 (12.39%) Relational Database
12 38 (10.95%) SQL Server
13 34 (9.80%) Data Warehouse
14 22 (6.34%) MySQL
15 18 (5.19%) Oracle ODI
16 17 (4.90%) Mahout
17 15 (4.32%) IBM InfoSphere
18 13 (3.75%) OLTP
19 12 (3.46%) IBM BigInsights
20 11 (3.17%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 72 (20.75%) Jenkins
2 56 (16.14%) Git (software)
3 26 (7.49%) IntelliJ
4 23 (6.63%) JIRA
5 20 (5.76%) Cucumber
5 20 (5.76%) Gradle
6 15 (4.32%) JUnit
7 14 (4.03%) Talend Open Studio
8 12 (3.46%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (3.17%) Eclipse
9 11 (3.17%) GitLab
10 10 (2.88%) Maven
11 6 (1.73%) Subversion
12 5 (1.44%) Hudson
12 5 (1.44%) SonarQube
12 5 (1.44%) TeamCity
13 4 (1.15%) Ant
13 4 (1.15%) Mercurial
14 2 (0.58%) Sonatype Nexus
14 2 (0.58%) Travis CI
General
1 81 (23.34%) Finance
2 42 (12.10%) Banking
3 24 (6.92%) Telecoms
4 23 (6.63%) Marketing
5 11 (3.17%) Electronics
6 10 (2.88%) Games
6 10 (2.88%) Manufacturing
7 8 (2.31%) Retail
8 5 (1.44%) Front Office
9 4 (1.15%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.15%) Legal
10 2 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.58%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 102 (29.39%) Developer
2 72 (20.75%) Data Engineer
3 58 (16.71%) Big Data Engineer
4 48 (13.83%) Architect
5 47 (13.54%) Big Data Developer
6 33 (9.51%) Hadoop Engineer
7 29 (8.36%) Java Engineer
8 28 (8.07%) Java Developer
9 26 (7.49%) Data Architect
9 26 (7.49%) Hadoop Developer
10 24 (6.92%) DevOps Engineer
11 23 (6.63%) Big Data Architect
12 17 (4.90%) Administrator
12 17 (4.90%) Hadoop Administrator
13 16 (4.61%) Senior Java Engineer
14 15 (4.32%) Senior Hadoop Engineer
15 12 (3.46%) Solutions Architect
16 10 (2.88%) Senior Developer
17 9 (2.59%) Analyst
17 9 (2.59%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 190 (54.76%) Kafka
2 57 (16.43%) Spark Streaming
3 43 (12.39%) Spring
4 40 (11.53%) JSON
5 35 (10.09%) PySpark
5 35 (10.09%) Web Services
5 35 (10.09%) XML
6 33 (9.51%) JMS
7 23 (6.63%) REST
8 20 (5.76%) Apache Camel
8 20 (5.76%) Sensu
8 20 (5.76%) Spring Boot
9 19 (5.48%) J2EE
9 19 (5.48%) RESTful
10 18 (5.19%) Lucene
11 14 (4.03%) Middleware
12 13 (3.75%) Hibernate
12 13 (3.75%) Natural Language Processing
12 13 (3.75%) Spring Integration
13 12 (3.46%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 66 (19.02%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (6.34%) Replication
3 18 (5.19%) Algorithms
3 18 (5.19%) Virtual Team
4 16 (4.61%) Linux Command Line
5 12 (3.46%) Computer Science
5 12 (3.46%) Greenfield Project
6 11 (3.17%) Fintech
7 8 (2.31%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.44%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 4 (1.15%) Credit Risk
9 4 (1.15%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.15%) Derivative
10 3 (0.86%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.86%) Market Risk
11 2 (0.58%) Credit Derivative
12 1 (0.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 1 (0.29%) Grid Computing
12 1 (0.29%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.29%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 115 (33.14%) Linux
2 55 (15.85%) Unix
3 31 (8.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (3.75%) Ubuntu
5 12 (3.46%) CentOS
6 4 (1.15%) Windows
7 1 (0.29%) Debian
7 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (43.80%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (34.58%) ETL
3 90 (25.94%) Analytics
4 84 (24.21%) DevOps
5 75 (21.61%) Open Source
6 73 (21.04%) TDD
7 69 (19.88%) Data Modelling
8 58 (16.71%) Scrum
9 54 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
10 44 (12.68%) BDD
11 40 (11.53%) Software Engineering
12 35 (10.09%) Data Analytics
13 33 (9.51%) Business Intelligence
13 33 (9.51%) Multithreading
14 32 (9.22%) Data Engineering
15 31 (8.93%) Migration
15 31 (8.93%) Visualisation
16 29 (8.36%) Coaching
17 28 (8.07%) Machine Learning
18 26 (7.49%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 218 (62.82%) Java
2 148 (42.65%) Python
3 118 (34.01%) SQL
4 78 (22.48%) Scala
5 58 (16.71%) Shell Script
6 27 (7.78%) Bash Shell
7 24 (6.92%) R
8 22 (6.34%) C#
9 21 (6.05%) JavaScript
10 15 (4.32%) Perl
11 13 (3.75%) HiveQL
12 8 (2.31%) PHP
13 6 (1.73%) C++
14 5 (1.44%) C
15 4 (1.15%) MATLAB
15 4 (1.15%) PowerShell
15 4 (1.15%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.86%) VB
17 2 (0.58%) T-SQL
18 1 (0.29%) Go
Qualifications
1 57 (16.43%) Security Cleared
2 34 (9.80%) SC Cleared
3 23 (6.63%) Degree
3 23 (6.63%) DV Cleared
4 3 (0.86%) PhD
5 1 (0.29%) CISA
5 1 (0.29%) CISM
5 1 (0.29%) CISSP
5 1 (0.29%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.29%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.20%) Data Quality
2 15 (4.32%) QA
3 8 (2.31%) Actionable Recommendations
4 3 (0.86%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.29%) FedRAMP
5 1 (0.29%) GDPR
5 1 (0.29%) SLA
System Software
1 162 (46.69%) HDFS
2 135 (38.90%) Apache Flume
3 29 (8.36%) Docker
4 28 (8.07%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.29%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 92 (26.51%) Hadoop YARN
2 67 (19.31%) Oozie
3 57 (16.43%) Ambari
4 34 (9.80%) Ansible
5 30 (8.65%) Kubernetes
6 16 (4.61%) Prometheus
7 12 (3.46%) Control-M
8 9 (2.59%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (2.31%) Mesos
10 5 (1.44%) Nagios
10 5 (1.44%) Puppet
11 4 (1.15%) Ganglia
11 4 (1.15%) Graphite
11 4 (1.15%) Kibana
11 4 (1.15%) StatsD
12 3 (0.86%) Apache Slider
12 3 (0.86%) Salt
13 2 (0.58%) Terraform
14 1 (0.29%) logstash
Vendors
1 72 (20.75%) Oracle
2 56 (16.14%) Cloudera
3 48 (13.83%) IBM
4 46 (13.26%) Tableau
5 37 (10.66%) Hortonworks
6 31 (8.93%) Red Hat
7 22 (6.34%) SAP
8 17 (4.90%) MapR
9 14 (4.03%) Informatica
9 14 (4.03%) Talend
10 9 (2.59%) Teradata
11 8 (2.31%) Google
12 7 (2.02%) Microsoft
13 4 (1.15%) MicroStrategy
14 2 (0.58%) Ab Initio
14 2 (0.58%) Atlassian
15 1 (0.29%) DataFlux
15 1 (0.29%) Hyperion
15 1 (0.29%) Nokia
15 1 (0.29%) Sybase