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 3 months to 23 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.

MapReduce
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 489 557 556
Rank change year-on-year +68 -1  
Contract jobs citing MapReduce 113 86 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.19% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 43 56
Median daily rate £500 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £426 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £780 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £420 £425
% change year-on-year -4.76% -1.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 39559 44852 45349
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.50% 83.35% 80.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 25807 29750 29034
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1054 1082 1276
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £48.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

MapReduce
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing MapReduce as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MapReduce in the UK

MapReduce
Top 29 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 3 months to 23 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 +58 109 £505 -8.18% 23
London +28 74 £550 - 14
City of London +11 16 £550 +4.76% 3
South East +8 16 £400 -33.33% 1
East of England +1 11 £500 - 1
Buckinghamshire -13 8 £400 -
Norwich - 8 £450 - 1
Norfolk - 8 £450 - 1
Milton Keynes -11 5 £400 -
Croydon - 4 £525 -
Berkshire - 4 £400 - 1
Durham - 4 £350 -
North East - 4 £350 -
Scotland +40 3 £350 +55.55% 2
Essex - 3 £550 -
Edinburgh - 3 £350 - 2
North West +19 2 - -
Gloucestershire +8 2 - -
Surrey +4 2 £475 -20.83%
South West +3 2 - -
Reading - 2 £425 - 1
Slough - 2 £275 -
Hampshire +11 1 £250 -
Cobham - 1 £350 -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Woking - 1 £600 -
West Sussex - 1 £425 -
Hook - 1 £250 -
Heathrow - 1 £425 -

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 206 (84.43%) Hadoop
2 193 (79.10%) Big Data
3 166 (68.03%) Apache Spark
4 161 (65.98%) Java
5 142 (58.20%) Apache Hive
6 124 (50.82%) HBase
7 120 (49.18%) Python
8 95 (38.93%) Agile Software Development
9 83 (34.02%) NoSQL
10 75 (30.74%) Apache Pig
10 75 (30.74%) Finance
11 72 (29.51%) Scala
12 70 (28.69%) HDFS
13 69 (28.28%) Analytics
14 66 (27.05%) Sqoop
15 65 (26.64%) MongoDB
16 60 (24.59%) SQL
17 59 (24.18%) Kafka
17 59 (24.18%) Hadoop YARN
18 56 (22.95%) ETL
19 55 (22.54%) Linux
20 51 (20.90%) Unix
21 48 (19.67%) Apache Cassandra
22 47 (19.26%) Cloudera
23 45 (18.44%) Banking
24 43 (17.62%) Business Intelligence
24 43 (17.62%) Amazon AWS
25 42 (17.21%) Apache Flume
25 42 (17.21%) Impala
25 42 (17.21%) Oracle

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
1 166 (68.03%) Apache Spark
2 75 (30.74%) Apache Pig
3 35 (14.34%) Elasticsearch
4 31 (12.70%) Apache
5 20 (8.20%) Apache Solr
6 18 (7.38%) Oracle Coherence
7 10 (4.10%) SAS
8 9 (3.69%) Confluence
8 9 (3.69%) Tomcat
9 6 (2.46%) Cloud Foundry
10 4 (1.64%) GemFire
10 4 (1.64%) JBoss
10 4 (1.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (1.64%) WebSphere
11 3 (1.23%) Mule
12 2 (0.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.82%) Apache Airflow
12 2 (0.82%) CMS
12 2 (0.82%) SharePoint
13 1 (0.41%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (1.64%) SPSS
2 3 (1.23%) GNU Octave
3 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.41%) Stata
Business Applications
1 3 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.41%) SAP MDG
2 1 (0.41%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 43 (17.62%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (5.33%) Amazon EMR
3 12 (4.92%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (3.69%) Amazon S3
5 8 (3.28%) AWS Lambda
6 7 (2.87%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (2.46%) GitHub
8 2 (0.82%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (0.82%) AWS Data Pipeline
8 2 (0.82%) Azure Machine Learning
8 2 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.41%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.41%) BIME
9 1 (0.41%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 1 (0.41%) Flurry Analytics
9 1 (0.41%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.92%) Kerberos
2 4 (1.64%) Network Security
2 4 (1.64%) Skype
3 1 (0.41%) Firewall
3 1 (0.41%) HTTP
3 1 (0.41%) SSL
3 1 (0.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 206 (84.43%) Hadoop
2 193 (79.10%) Big Data
3 142 (58.20%) Apache Hive
4 124 (50.82%) HBase
5 83 (34.02%) NoSQL
6 66 (27.05%) Sqoop
7 65 (26.64%) MongoDB
8 48 (19.67%) Apache Cassandra
9 42 (17.21%) Impala
10 32 (13.11%) SQL Server
11 24 (9.84%) Relational Database
12 22 (9.02%) Data Warehouse
13 20 (8.20%) MySQL
14 15 (6.15%) Amazon Redshift
14 15 (6.15%) PostgreSQL
15 14 (5.74%) RDBMS
16 9 (3.69%) Mahout
17 7 (2.87%) IBM InfoSphere
18 6 (2.46%) Neo4j
18 6 (2.46%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 40 (16.39%) Jenkins
2 27 (11.07%) Git (software)
3 14 (5.74%) Gradle
3 14 (5.74%) JIRA
4 13 (5.33%) Hudson
5 11 (4.51%) Eclipse
6 8 (3.28%) Ant
6 8 (3.28%) Subversion
7 7 (2.87%) Cucumber
8 5 (2.05%) IntelliJ
8 5 (2.05%) Maven
9 4 (1.64%) GitLab
9 4 (1.64%) JUnit
9 4 (1.64%) Travis CI
9 4 (1.64%) Visual Studio
10 3 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.82%) Talend Open Studio
11 2 (0.82%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.41%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.41%) Mockito
General
1 75 (30.74%) Finance
2 45 (18.44%) Banking
3 27 (11.07%) Investment Banking
4 20 (8.20%) Front Office
5 13 (5.33%) Marketing
6 8 (3.28%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.64%) Retail
8 3 (1.23%) Electronics
8 3 (1.23%) Games
8 3 (1.23%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.23%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.82%) Back Office
9 2 (0.82%) Billing
9 2 (0.82%) Legal
10 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 101 (41.39%) Developer
2 48 (19.67%) Data Engineer
2 48 (19.67%) Java Developer
3 39 (15.98%) Big Data Engineer
4 29 (11.89%) Architect
5 26 (10.66%) Hadoop Developer
6 25 (10.25%) Big Data Developer
7 23 (9.43%) Senior Developer
8 21 (8.61%) Senior Java Developer
9 19 (7.79%) Data Architect
10 17 (6.97%) Hadoop Engineer
11 13 (5.33%) Big Data Architect
12 12 (4.92%) Data Scientist
13 11 (4.51%) Scala Developer
14 10 (4.10%) Analyst
14 10 (4.10%) Java Engineer
15 9 (3.69%) Administrator
15 9 (3.69%) DevOps Engineer
15 9 (3.69%) Front Office Developer
15 9 (3.69%) Hadoop Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (24.18%) Kafka
2 42 (17.21%) Spring
3 30 (12.30%) Web Services
4 25 (10.25%) Hibernate
5 24 (9.84%) REST
6 18 (7.38%) Spark Streaming
7 15 (6.15%) JMS
7 15 (6.15%) XML
8 13 (5.33%) .NET
8 13 (5.33%) CSS
8 13 (5.33%) HTML
9 12 (4.92%) Java EE
10 10 (4.10%) JSON
11 9 (3.69%) Lucene
11 9 (3.69%) PySpark
12 8 (3.28%) EJB
12 8 (3.28%) jQuery
12 8 (3.28%) RESTful
12 8 (3.28%) XSLT
13 7 (2.87%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 36 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.56%) Computer Science
3 14 (5.74%) Algorithms
4 8 (3.28%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (2.46%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.05%) Data Structures
6 5 (2.05%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (1.64%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.23%) Grid Computing
8 3 (1.23%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.23%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.23%) User Experience
9 2 (0.82%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.82%) Equities
9 2 (0.82%) Fintech
9 2 (0.82%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.82%) Replication
9 2 (0.82%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 55 (22.54%) Linux
2 51 (20.90%) Unix
3 12 (4.92%) Windows
4 11 (4.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.82%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.41%) CentOS
6 1 (0.41%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (38.93%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (28.28%) Analytics
3 56 (22.95%) ETL
4 43 (17.62%) Business Intelligence
5 40 (16.39%) TDD
6 39 (15.98%) Continuous Integration
7 34 (13.93%) Data Architecture
7 34 (13.93%) Scrum
8 33 (13.52%) Machine Learning
9 32 (13.11%) Open Source
10 28 (11.48%) Data Analytics
10 28 (11.48%) Data Modelling
11 26 (10.66%) DevOps
12 22 (9.02%) BDD
12 22 (9.02%) Multithreading
12 22 (9.02%) Software Engineering
13 19 (7.79%) SDLC
14 18 (7.38%) Low Latency
15 17 (6.97%) High Availability
15 17 (6.97%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 161 (65.98%) Java
2 120 (49.18%) Python
3 72 (29.51%) Scala
4 60 (24.59%) SQL
5 40 (16.39%) R
6 29 (11.89%) Perl
7 24 (9.84%) C#
8 23 (9.43%) Shell Script
9 17 (6.97%) JavaScript
10 16 (6.56%) Bash Shell
11 11 (4.51%) VB.NET
12 10 (4.10%) C++
13 8 (3.28%) MATLAB
14 5 (2.05%) C
14 5 (2.05%) PHP
15 4 (1.64%) HiveQL
16 3 (1.23%) VB
17 2 (0.82%) T-SQL
18 1 (0.41%) PL/SQL
18 1 (0.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (6.56%) Degree
2 14 (5.74%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.87%) DV Cleared
4 6 (2.46%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (2.05%) Master's Degree
5 5 (2.05%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.64%) CISA
6 4 (1.64%) CISM
6 4 (1.64%) CISSP
6 4 (1.64%) PhD
7 3 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.41%) MCSA
8 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.05%) PCI DSS
1 5 (2.05%) QA
1 5 (2.05%) SLA
2 4 (1.64%) FedRAMP
3 2 (0.82%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.41%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 70 (28.69%) HDFS
2 42 (17.21%) Apache Flume
3 12 (4.92%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 12 (4.92%) Docker
4 3 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.82%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.41%) Cronacle
6 1 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 59 (24.18%) Hadoop YARN
2 34 (13.93%) Oozie
3 20 (8.20%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (6.97%) Puppet
5 11 (4.51%) Ambari
6 8 (3.28%) Nagios
7 6 (2.46%) Ansible
8 5 (2.05%) Kibana
8 5 (2.05%) Kubernetes
9 4 (1.64%) logstash
10 1 (0.41%) Control-M
10 1 (0.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.41%) Terraform
Vendors
1 47 (19.26%) Cloudera
2 42 (17.21%) Oracle
3 20 (8.20%) Hortonworks
4 13 (5.33%) Microsoft
4 13 (5.33%) Red Hat
5 12 (4.92%) Ab Initio
6 11 (4.51%) SAP
6 11 (4.51%) Tableau
7 10 (4.10%) IBM
8 8 (3.28%) MicroStrategy
8 8 (3.28%) Teradata
9 7 (2.87%) Informatica
10 6 (2.46%) MapR
11 3 (1.23%) Google
12 2 (0.82%) Adobe
12 2 (0.82%) Cognos
12 2 (0.82%) SaltStack
12 2 (0.82%) ServiceNow
12 2 (0.82%) Talend
12 2 (0.82%) Vertica
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