Period
to 15 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for Spark SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Spark SQL over the 6 months to 15 December 2018 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 Spark SQL
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing Spark SQL 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 0.90% - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.75% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Belfast median daily rate £434 - -
County Antrim median daily rate £434 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Belfast median hourly rate - - -
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -

Spark SQL is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Belfast
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 80 181 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 23.95% 33.71% 32.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 137 60
Belfast median daily rate £412 £430 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.19% +9.21% +28.05%
10th Percentile £258 £361 £192
90th Percentile £500 £588 £563
County Antrim median daily rate £412 £430 £394
% change year-on-year -4.19% +9.21% +28.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Belfast median hourly rate £33.00 £14.00 £12.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +135.71% +15.04% -
10th Percentile £31.50 £14.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £34.50 £21.80 £33.63
County Antrim median hourly rate £33.00 £18.25 £14.25
% change year-on-year +80.82% +28.07% -

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Spark SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for Spark SQL.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Ab Initio
1 3 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 3 (100.00%) ActiveMQ
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Confluence
1 3 (100.00%) Talend
1 3 (100.00%) Kafka
1 3 (100.00%) Bitbucket
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (100.00%) Apache Spark
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Equities
3 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) TIBCO

Spark SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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 3 (100.00%) Apache Spark
1 3 (100.00%) Confluence
1 3 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Bitbucket
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Ab Initio Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Talend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) ActiveMQ
1 3 (100.00%) Kafka
2 1 (33.33%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Ab Initio
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Talend
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) TIBCO