Period
to 22 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 125 129 161
Rank change year-on-year +4 +32 +17
Contract jobs citing Apache Spark 46 33 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.17% 0.83% 0.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.01% 5.56% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 30 15
Berkshire median daily rate £550 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £429 £350 £360
90th Percentile £635 £588 £606
South East median daily rate £506 £500 £513
% change year-on-year +1.25% -2.53% +2.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £22.00 £19.34 £20.50
% change year-on-year +13.75% -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 574 594 760
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 14.61% 14.90% 17.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 319 405
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £281 £263
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +9.38% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 38 34
Berkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £12.75 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.49% +2.00% -26.47%
10th Percentile £11.90 £11.10 £12.08
90th Percentile £46.28 £38.45 £49.28
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £19.32 £21.16
% change year-on-year +29.42% -8.69% +13.25%

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 October 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 October 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 +8 24 £550 +10.00% 2
Reading -7 4 £663 +47.22% 2
Newbury -13 4 £375 -25.00% 2
Apache Spark
South East

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 40 (86.96%) Big Data
2 35 (76.09%) Analytics
3 32 (69.57%) Hadoop
4 31 (67.39%) Python
5 24 (52.17%) SQL
6 19 (41.30%) ETL
6 19 (41.30%) Apache Hive
6 19 (41.30%) Web Development
6 19 (41.30%) Data Analytics
7 17 (36.96%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (36.96%) Open Source
7 17 (36.96%) Big Data Analytics
8 16 (34.78%) Internet
9 15 (32.61%) Firewall
9 15 (32.61%) Legal
9 15 (32.61%) SSH
9 15 (32.61%) TCP/IP
9 15 (32.61%) Network Architecture
9 15 (32.61%) Data Protection
9 15 (32.61%) Kalman Filter
9 15 (32.61%) Spark Streaming
9 15 (32.61%) Flink
9 15 (32.61%) Data Ingestion
10 14 (30.43%) Kafka
11 13 (28.26%) Telecoms
12 12 (26.09%) Data Science
12 12 (26.09%) Machine Learning
12 12 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
13 11 (23.91%) .NET
13 11 (23.91%) SQL Server

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 7 (15.22%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (8.70%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 12 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (13.04%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (10.87%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (4.35%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 16 (34.78%) Internet
2 15 (32.61%) Firewall
2 15 (32.61%) SSH
2 15 (32.61%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (86.96%) Big Data
2 32 (69.57%) Hadoop
3 19 (41.30%) Apache Hive
4 15 (32.61%) Flink
5 11 (23.91%) SQL Server
6 10 (21.74%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (15.22%) Data Lake
7 7 (15.22%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (15.22%) MongoDB
7 7 (15.22%) NoSQL
8 6 (13.04%) Relational Database
9 5 (10.87%) Cosmos DB
9 5 (10.87%) HDInsight
9 5 (10.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (8.70%) Neo4j
10 4 (8.70%) Power BI
10 4 (8.70%) Redis
11 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (4.35%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (4.35%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Visual Studio
1 3 (6.52%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (32.61%) Legal
2 13 (28.26%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (34.78%) Developer
2 13 (28.26%) Data Engineer
3 12 (26.09%) Analytics Developer
3 12 (26.09%) Big Data Engineer
4 11 (23.91%) Big Data Developer
5 8 (17.39%) Software Developer
6 6 (13.04%) Architect
6 6 (13.04%) Python Engineer
6 6 (13.04%) Software Engineer
7 5 (10.87%) Data Analytics Engineer
8 4 (8.70%) Azure Architect
8 4 (8.70%) Big Data Software Engineer
9 3 (6.52%) Web Developer
10 2 (4.35%) Consultant
10 2 (4.35%) Data Consultant
10 2 (4.35%) Senior Software Engineer
11 1 (2.17%) Cloud Architect
11 1 (2.17%) Data Scientist
11 1 (2.17%) Informatica Engineer
11 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (32.61%) Spark Streaming
2 14 (30.43%) Kafka
3 11 (23.91%) .NET
4 7 (15.22%) RabbitMQ
4 7 (15.22%) scikit-learn
5 5 (10.87%) Node.js
6 4 (8.70%) AngularJS
6 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (8.70%) Lucene
6 4 (8.70%) Memcached
6 4 (8.70%) Natural Language Processing
7 3 (6.52%) .NET Framework
7 3 (6.52%) Ajax
7 3 (6.52%) CSS
7 3 (6.52%) HTML
7 3 (6.52%) jQuery
7 3 (6.52%) JSON
7 3 (6.52%) LESS
7 3 (6.52%) React
7 3 (6.52%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (36.96%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (17.39%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.35%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.35%) Replication
4 1 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.17%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.87%) Linux
2 3 (6.52%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (76.09%) Analytics
2 19 (41.30%) Data Analytics
2 19 (41.30%) ETL
2 19 (41.30%) Web Development
3 17 (36.96%) Big Data Analytics
3 17 (36.96%) Open Source
4 15 (32.61%) Data Ingestion
4 15 (32.61%) Data Protection
4 15 (32.61%) Kalman Filter
4 15 (32.61%) Network Architecture
5 12 (26.09%) Data Science
5 12 (26.09%) Machine Learning
6 9 (19.57%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (13.04%) Software Engineering
8 5 (10.87%) OO
9 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (8.70%) Artificial Intelligence
9 4 (8.70%) ITIL
9 4 (8.70%) Migration
9 4 (8.70%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 31 (67.39%) Python
2 24 (52.17%) SQL
3 6 (13.04%) C#
3 6 (13.04%) MATLAB
3 6 (13.04%) R
4 5 (10.87%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.70%) Scala
5 4 (8.70%) TypeScript
6 3 (6.52%) PowerShell
6 3 (6.52%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.35%) Java
8 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) MCSA
2 1 (2.17%) MCSE
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (21.74%) Docker
2 2 (4.35%) HDFS
3 1 (2.17%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 9 (19.57%) Kubernetes
2 2 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.35%) Puppet
3 1 (2.17%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.70%) Rackspace
3 3 (6.52%) Cloudera
4 1 (2.17%) Ab Initio
4 1 (2.17%) Informatica
4 1 (2.17%) Netezza
4 1 (2.17%) Teradata