Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Apache Spark skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Apache Spark over the 6 months to 12 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
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 112 157
Rank change year-on-year -6 +45 +19
Contract jobs citing Apache Spark 58 54 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.34% 1.32% 0.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.77% 8.79% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 51 7
Berkshire median daily rate £550 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +16.67% -16.28%
10th Percentile £463 £450 £375
90th Percentile £593 £588 £596
South East median daily rate £525 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £19.34 £20.50
% change year-on-year - -5.66% -

Apache Spark is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 661 614 691
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 15.25% 14.95% 16.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 333 356
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.72% +3.44%
10th Percentile £312 £300 £255
90th Percentile £588 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 41 25
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £12.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.00% -43.18% +37.50%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £12.10
90th Percentile £39.70 £38.00 £55.65
South East median hourly rate £26.65 £19.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +40.26% -15.56% +28.57%

Apache Spark
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Apache Spark as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Apache Spark in Berkshire

Apache Spark
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apache Spark in Berkshire

Apache Spark
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apache Spark in Berkshire over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Apache Spark in Berkshire

Apache Spark
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apache Spark within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 12 December 2018. 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
Slough +10 29 £550 +7.32% 1
Reading -4 5 £513 -6.82% 1
Newbury -19 4 £504 +12.10% 4
Wokingham -15 1 £725 +16.00%
Apache Spark
South East

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Apache Spark 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Apache Spark.

1 50 (86.21%) Big Data
2 40 (68.97%) Analytics
2 40 (68.97%) Python
3 38 (65.52%) Hadoop
4 30 (51.72%) SQL
5 22 (37.93%) Apache Hive
5 22 (37.93%) Web Development
5 22 (37.93%) Data Analytics
6 21 (36.21%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (36.21%) ETL
7 20 (34.48%) Open Source
8 19 (32.76%) Internet
8 19 (32.76%) Big Data Analytics
9 18 (31.03%) Kalman Filter
9 18 (31.03%) Spark Streaming
9 18 (31.03%) Flink
9 18 (31.03%) Data Ingestion
9 18 (31.03%) TCP/IP
9 18 (31.03%) Firewall
9 18 (31.03%) Legal
9 18 (31.03%) SSH
9 18 (31.03%) Network Architecture
9 18 (31.03%) Data Protection
10 17 (29.31%) Amazon AWS
10 17 (29.31%) Kafka
11 16 (27.59%) Telecoms
12 14 (24.14%) Machine Learning
12 14 (24.14%) Apache Cassandra
13 13 (22.41%) .NET
13 13 (22.41%) Docker

Apache Spark
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 9 (15.52%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (6.90%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.72%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 17 (29.31%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (13.79%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (6.90%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (3.45%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (1.72%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (1.72%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.72%) Amazon SageMaker
6 1 (1.72%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.72%) IaaS
6 1 (1.72%) PaaS
6 1 (1.72%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 19 (32.76%) Internet
2 18 (31.03%) Firewall
2 18 (31.03%) SSH
2 18 (31.03%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (86.21%) Big Data
2 38 (65.52%) Hadoop
3 22 (37.93%) Apache Hive
4 18 (31.03%) Flink
5 14 (24.14%) Apache Cassandra
6 12 (20.69%) SQL Server
7 10 (17.24%) MongoDB
8 9 (15.52%) NoSQL
9 7 (12.07%) Data Lake
9 7 (12.07%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (10.34%) Relational Database
11 5 (8.62%) Cosmos DB
11 5 (8.62%) HDInsight
11 5 (8.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (6.90%) Neo4j
12 4 (6.90%) Redis
13 3 (5.17%) Power BI
13 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2012
14 2 (3.45%) Azure SQL Database
14 2 (3.45%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Git (software)
1 3 (5.17%) Jenkins
1 3 (5.17%) Visual Studio
1 3 (5.17%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 18 (31.03%) Legal
2 16 (27.59%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (39.66%) Developer
2 17 (29.31%) Data Engineer
3 15 (25.86%) Analytics Developer
3 15 (25.86%) Big Data Developer
4 14 (24.14%) Big Data Engineer
5 11 (18.97%) Software Developer
6 8 (13.79%) Python Engineer
7 6 (10.34%) Data Analytics Engineer
7 6 (10.34%) Software Engineer
8 5 (8.62%) Architect
9 4 (6.90%) Azure Architect
9 4 (6.90%) Big Data Software Engineer
10 3 (5.17%) Web Developer
11 2 (3.45%) Cloud Architect
11 2 (3.45%) Consultant
11 2 (3.45%) Data Consultant
11 2 (3.45%) Java Developer
11 2 (3.45%) Real Time Engineer
11 2 (3.45%) Senior Data Engineer
11 2 (3.45%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (31.03%) Spark Streaming
2 17 (29.31%) Kafka
3 13 (22.41%) .NET
4 9 (15.52%) RabbitMQ
4 9 (15.52%) scikit-learn
5 5 (8.62%) Node.js
5 5 (8.62%) WPF
6 4 (6.90%) AngularJS
6 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (6.90%) Lucene
6 4 (6.90%) Memcached
6 4 (6.90%) Natural Language Processing
7 3 (5.17%) Apache Avro
7 3 (5.17%) CSS3
7 3 (5.17%) D3.js
7 3 (5.17%) LESS
7 3 (5.17%) Protocol Buffers
7 3 (5.17%) React
7 3 (5.17%) SignalR
7 3 (5.17%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 21 (36.21%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.34%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.45%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.45%) Replication
4 1 (1.72%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.62%) Linux
2 3 (5.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (68.97%) Analytics
2 22 (37.93%) Data Analytics
2 22 (37.93%) Web Development
3 21 (36.21%) ETL
4 20 (34.48%) Open Source
5 19 (32.76%) Big Data Analytics
6 18 (31.03%) Data Ingestion
6 18 (31.03%) Data Protection
6 18 (31.03%) Kalman Filter
6 18 (31.03%) Network Architecture
7 14 (24.14%) Machine Learning
8 13 (22.41%) Data Science
9 8 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (13.79%) Computer Science
9 8 (13.79%) DevOps
10 7 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (12.07%) OO
11 6 (10.34%) Artificial Intelligence
11 6 (10.34%) Software Engineering
12 4 (6.90%) Deep Learning
Programming Languages
1 40 (68.97%) Python
2 30 (51.72%) SQL
3 8 (13.79%) C#
3 8 (13.79%) MATLAB
3 8 (13.79%) Scala
4 6 (10.34%) JavaScript
5 5 (8.62%) R
6 4 (6.90%) Java
6 4 (6.90%) TypeScript
7 3 (5.17%) PowerShell
7 3 (5.17%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.45%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.72%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (1.72%) Degree
1 1 (1.72%) MCSA
1 1 (1.72%) MCSE
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (22.41%) Docker
2 2 (3.45%) Apache Flume
2 2 (3.45%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (18.97%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.45%) Ansible
2 2 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (15.52%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.90%) Rackspace
3 2 (3.45%) Hortonworks
4 1 (1.72%) Ab Initio
4 1 (1.72%) Informatica
4 1 (1.72%) Netezza
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle
4 1 (1.72%) Teradata