Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 107 137 170
Rank change year-on-year +30 +33 -
Contract jobs citing Apache Spark 63 28 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.57% 0.70% 0.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.52% 4.53% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 17 5
Berkshire median daily rate £550 £550 £550
10th Percentile £450 £375 £493
90th Percentile £600 £750 £625
South East median daily rate £505 £526 £550
% change year-on-year -3.90% -4.45% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £19.34 - -

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 599 618 766
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 14.90% 15.44% 15.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 291 448
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £254 £240
90th Percentile £588 £556 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £402 £400
% change year-on-year +5.85% +0.38% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 27 23
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £19.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.84% +5.56% -
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £22.25 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.61% +20.27% +12.12%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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
Newbury - 14 £450 - 1
Reading -5 9 £525 -12.50% 4
Slough - 9 £500 -
Wokingham - 4 £625 -
Apache Spark
South East

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 62 (98.41%) Hadoop
2 61 (96.83%) Big Data
3 44 (69.84%) Kafka
3 44 (69.84%) Apache Hive
4 39 (61.90%) HDFS
5 37 (58.73%) Java
6 36 (57.14%) Cloudera
7 35 (55.56%) Analytics
8 34 (53.97%) Apache Flume
9 32 (50.79%) HBase
9 32 (50.79%) Google
10 31 (49.21%) Scala
10 31 (49.21%) Linux
10 31 (49.21%) Sqoop
10 31 (49.21%) Oozie
11 30 (47.62%) RESTful
12 29 (46.03%) Impala
13 28 (44.44%) Hortonworks
13 28 (44.44%) PostgreSQL
14 25 (39.68%) SQL Server
15 24 (38.10%) Salesforce.com
15 24 (38.10%) SOAP
15 24 (38.10%) Web Services
15 24 (38.10%) Data Lake
15 24 (38.10%) Greenfield Project
15 24 (38.10%) Data Strategy
16 23 (36.51%) MapR
16 23 (36.51%) Talend
17 21 (33.33%) Bash Shell
17 21 (33.33%) CentOS

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 4 (6.35%) Apache Airflow
1 4 (6.35%) Luigi
2 2 (3.17%) Apache
2 2 (3.17%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.59%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.59%) GeoServer
3 1 (1.59%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Pipeline Pilot
2 1 (1.59%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.59%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 21 (33.33%) Google Tag Manager
2 7 (11.11%) GitHub
2 7 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (7.94%) Bluemix
3 5 (7.94%) IBM Cloud
4 3 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (4.76%) Google Analytics
5 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (1.59%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (1.59%) npm
6 1 (1.59%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.59%) Yarn
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (98.41%) Hadoop
2 61 (96.83%) Big Data
3 44 (69.84%) Apache Hive
4 32 (50.79%) HBase
5 31 (49.21%) Sqoop
6 29 (46.03%) Impala
7 28 (44.44%) PostgreSQL
8 25 (39.68%) SQL Server
9 24 (38.10%) Data Lake
10 11 (17.46%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (14.29%) Cloudera CDH
12 6 (9.52%) Star Schema
13 4 (6.35%) Data Mining
13 4 (6.35%) KNIME
14 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
14 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
15 2 (3.17%) NoSQL
16 1 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
16 1 (1.59%) MongoDB
16 1 (1.59%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 12 (19.05%) Git (software)
2 7 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 4 (6.35%) Subversion
4 2 (3.17%) gulp
5 1 (1.59%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.59%) git-flow
5 1 (1.59%) Gradle
5 1 (1.59%) Grunt
5 1 (1.59%) Hudson
5 1 (1.59%) Maven
5 1 (1.59%) Protractor
5 1 (1.59%) Selenium
5 1 (1.59%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.59%) webpack
General
1 4 (6.35%) Pharmaceutical
1 4 (6.35%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.17%) Banking
2 2 (3.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (22.22%) Big Data Engineer
1 14 (22.22%) Data Engineer
2 8 (12.70%) Developer
3 7 (11.11%) Hadoop Engineer
4 4 (6.35%) Big Data Manager
4 4 (6.35%) Big Data Specialist
4 4 (6.35%) Data Manager
4 4 (6.35%) Java Engineer
4 4 (6.35%) Project Manager
4 4 (6.35%) Python Developer
5 3 (4.76%) Architect
5 3 (4.76%) Big Data Architect
5 3 (4.76%) Data Architect
6 2 (3.17%) Big Data Developer
6 2 (3.17%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (3.17%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (3.17%) Data Administrator
6 2 (3.17%) Hadoop Administrator
6 2 (3.17%) Security Engineer
6 2 (3.17%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (69.84%) Kafka
2 30 (47.62%) RESTful
3 24 (38.10%) SOAP
3 24 (38.10%) Web Services
4 6 (9.52%) Spark Streaming
5 5 (7.94%) Apache Tez
5 5 (7.94%) PySpark
6 4 (6.35%) JSON
6 4 (6.35%) XML
7 2 (3.17%) AngularJS
7 2 (3.17%) CSS
7 2 (3.17%) Node.js
7 2 (3.17%) React
7 2 (3.17%) Spring
7 2 (3.17%) Spring Boot
8 1 (1.59%) Flask
8 1 (1.59%) GeoTools
8 1 (1.59%) LESS
8 1 (1.59%) Sass
8 1 (1.59%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 24 (38.10%) Greenfield Project
2 12 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (12.70%) Fintech
4 4 (6.35%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.35%) Life Science
5 1 (1.59%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 31 (49.21%) Linux
2 21 (33.33%) CentOS
3 4 (6.35%) Unix
4 2 (3.17%) Debian
4 2 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.17%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (55.56%) Analytics
2 24 (38.10%) Data Strategy
3 21 (33.33%) Tag Management
3 21 (33.33%) Web Analytics
4 11 (17.46%) ETL
5 7 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 6 (9.52%) Data Engineering
6 6 (9.52%) Integration Testing
6 6 (9.52%) Open Source
7 5 (7.94%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (7.94%) Dashboard Development
7 5 (7.94%) Data Modelling
8 4 (6.35%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (6.35%) Bioinformatics
8 4 (6.35%) Business Analysis
8 4 (6.35%) Chemistry
8 4 (6.35%) DevOps
8 4 (6.35%) OO
8 4 (6.35%) OOP
8 4 (6.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (58.73%) Java
2 31 (49.21%) Scala
3 21 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 17 (26.98%) Python
5 5 (7.94%) C
5 5 (7.94%) PHP
6 4 (6.35%) C++
6 4 (6.35%) Perl
6 4 (6.35%) Ruby
6 4 (6.35%) SQL
7 2 (3.17%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.59%) ES6
8 1 (1.59%) GraphQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.35%) PhD
2 3 (4.76%) DV Cleared
2 3 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) Data Quality
System Software
1 39 (61.90%) HDFS
2 34 (53.97%) Apache Flume
3 8 (12.70%) Docker
4 2 (3.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.59%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 31 (49.21%) Oozie
2 8 (12.70%) Hadoop YARN
3 7 (11.11%) Ambari
4 6 (9.52%) Puppet
5 5 (7.94%) Kubernetes
6 3 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (3.17%) Kibana
Vendors
1 36 (57.14%) Cloudera
2 32 (50.79%) Google
3 28 (44.44%) Hortonworks
4 24 (38.10%) Salesforce.com
5 23 (36.51%) MapR
5 23 (36.51%) Talend
6 21 (33.33%) Tealium
7 5 (7.94%) IBM
7 5 (7.94%) Tableau
8 4 (6.35%) Netezza
8 4 (6.35%) RapidMiner
9 3 (4.76%) Atlassian
9 3 (4.76%) Oracle
10 2 (3.17%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.59%) Microsoft