The number of Hadoop jobs continue to rise

While still a small fraction1 of data management job postings, the number of job posts that mention “hadoop” continue to grow steadily. Year-over-year, there were 300% more such job posts2 in the first seven months of 2010 compared to the same period in 2009:

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The fraction of “hadoop” jobs posted by California companies remain high, but is definitely lower than what it was last year:

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(1) Over the last three months, job posts that mention “hadoop” were inching towards 8-10% of the number of job posts that mention “mysql”.

(2) Data for this post is for U.S. online job postings through 7/31/2010 and is maintained in partnership with SimplyHired.com. We use algorithms to dedup job posts: a single job posting can contain multiple jobs and appear on multiple job sites.

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  • hross

    These are percentages, but what are the raw numbers? If there were only 4 job posts last year and now there are 12 then this data seems fairly irrelevant (vs 4000 – 12000, for instance).