Period
to 10 December 2017

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 10 December 2017 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
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 156 180
Rank change year-on-year +36 +24 -
Contract jobs citing Apache Spark 54 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.32% 0.33% 0.098%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.85% 2.05% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 7 5
Berkshire median daily rate £525 £450 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -16.28% -
10th Percentile £450 £375 £400
90th Percentile £588 £596 £625
South East median daily rate £500 £525 £519
% change year-on-year -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 610 684 783
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 14.94% 16.22% 15.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 353 452
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £255 £235
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.13% +5.26% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 25 23
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.25 £22.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.32% +41.94% -11.43%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.10 £12.31
90th Percentile £37.75 £55.65 £38.85
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -15.56% +28.57% +2.94%

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 10 December 2017.

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 10 December 2017. 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 - 19 £450 - 1
Slough - 9 £513 -
Wokingham - 4 £625 -
Reading +6 2 £550 -
Apache Spark
South East

For the 6 months to 10 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Apache Spark also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Apache Spark.

1 54 (100.00%) Hadoop
2 51 (94.44%) Big Data
3 39 (72.22%) Apache Hive
4 34 (62.96%) Kafka
5 33 (61.11%) Analytics
5 33 (61.11%) Java
6 29 (53.70%) Google
6 29 (53.70%) Cloudera
7 27 (50.00%) Scala
8 26 (48.15%) HDFS
9 24 (44.44%) RESTful
9 24 (44.44%) Sqoop
9 24 (44.44%) Oozie
10 23 (42.59%) Apache Flume
11 22 (40.74%) HBase
12 21 (38.89%) Python
13 19 (35.19%) SQL Server
13 19 (35.19%) Impala
14 18 (33.33%) Data Lake
14 18 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
14 18 (33.33%) Data Strategy
14 18 (33.33%) SOAP
14 18 (33.33%) Web Services
14 18 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
15 15 (27.78%) Data Warehouse
15 15 (27.78%) Hortonworks
16 14 (25.93%) ETL
16 14 (25.93%) PostgreSQL
17 12 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
18 11 (20.37%) Linux

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 (7.41%) Apache Airflow
1 4 (7.41%) Luigi
2 1 (1.85%) Apache
2 1 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.85%) GeoServer
2 1 (1.85%) nginx
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Pipeline Pilot
2 1 (1.85%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.85%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 11 (20.37%) Google Analytics
2 10 (18.52%) Google Cloud Platform
3 7 (12.96%) Google Tag Manager
4 6 (11.11%) GitHub
5 5 (9.26%) Bluemix
5 5 (9.26%) IBM Cloud
6 3 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (1.85%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (1.85%) npm
8 1 (1.85%) OpenShift
8 1 (1.85%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (100.00%) Hadoop
2 51 (94.44%) Big Data
3 39 (72.22%) Apache Hive
4 24 (44.44%) Sqoop
5 22 (40.74%) HBase
6 19 (35.19%) Impala
6 19 (35.19%) SQL Server
7 18 (33.33%) Data Lake
8 15 (27.78%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (25.93%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (20.37%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (20.37%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (16.67%) Cloudera CDH
12 6 (11.11%) Star Schema
13 5 (9.26%) Data Mining
14 4 (7.41%) KNIME
15 3 (5.56%) NoSQL
16 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
16 1 (1.85%) Neo4j
16 1 (1.85%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 11 (20.37%) Git (software)
2 9 (16.67%) Talend Open Studio
3 6 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 4 (7.41%) Subversion
5 1 (1.85%) Gradle
5 1 (1.85%) Grunt
5 1 (1.85%) gulp
5 1 (1.85%) Hudson
5 1 (1.85%) Maven
5 1 (1.85%) webpack
General
1 4 (7.41%) Pharmaceutical
1 4 (7.41%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.70%) Banking
2 2 (3.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (40.74%) Big Data Engineer
1 22 (40.74%) Data Engineer
2 14 (25.93%) Hadoop Engineer
3 7 (12.96%) Developer
4 4 (7.41%) Architect
4 4 (7.41%) Big Data Manager
4 4 (7.41%) Big Data Specialist
4 4 (7.41%) Data Manager
4 4 (7.41%) Java Engineer
4 4 (7.41%) Project Manager
4 4 (7.41%) Python Developer
5 3 (5.56%) Big Data Architect
5 3 (5.56%) Cloud Architect
5 3 (5.56%) Data Architect
6 2 (3.70%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (1.85%) Big Data Developer
7 1 (1.85%) Business Intelligence Architect
7 1 (1.85%) Data Scientist
7 1 (1.85%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (62.96%) Kafka
2 24 (44.44%) RESTful
3 18 (33.33%) SOAP
3 18 (33.33%) Web Services
4 8 (14.81%) Apache Tez
5 6 (11.11%) PySpark
5 6 (11.11%) Spark Streaming
6 4 (7.41%) JSON
6 4 (7.41%) XML
7 2 (3.70%) CSS
7 2 (3.70%) React
7 2 (3.70%) Spring
7 2 (3.70%) Spring Boot
8 1 (1.85%) Dropwizard
8 1 (1.85%) GeoTools
8 1 (1.85%) J2EE
8 1 (1.85%) JTS
8 1 (1.85%) LESS
8 1 (1.85%) Node.js
8 1 (1.85%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 18 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
2 12 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (14.81%) Fintech
4 4 (7.41%) Computer Science
4 4 (7.41%) Life Science
5 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.37%) Linux
2 7 (12.96%) CentOS
3 4 (7.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (61.11%) Analytics
2 18 (33.33%) Data Strategy
3 14 (25.93%) ETL
4 9 (16.67%) Data Engineering
4 9 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 9 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 7 (12.96%) Tag Management
5 7 (12.96%) Web Analytics
6 6 (11.11%) Open Source
7 5 (9.26%) Dashboard Development
7 5 (9.26%) Integration Testing
8 4 (7.41%) Bioinformatics
8 4 (7.41%) Business Analysis
8 4 (7.41%) Chemistry
8 4 (7.41%) Data Integration
8 4 (7.41%) OO
8 4 (7.41%) OOP
8 4 (7.41%) Project Management
9 3 (5.56%) SOA
10 2 (3.70%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 33 (61.11%) Java
2 27 (50.00%) Scala
3 21 (38.89%) Python
4 7 (12.96%) Bash Shell
5 5 (9.26%) PHP
6 4 (7.41%) C
6 4 (7.41%) C++
6 4 (7.41%) Perl
6 4 (7.41%) Ruby
7 1 (1.85%) ES6
7 1 (1.85%) GraphQL
7 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) PhD
System Software
1 26 (48.15%) HDFS
2 23 (42.59%) Apache Flume
3 8 (14.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 24 (44.44%) Oozie
2 6 (11.11%) Hadoop YARN
3 5 (9.26%) Ambari
3 5 (9.26%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 29 (53.70%) Cloudera
1 29 (53.70%) Google
2 18 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
3 15 (27.78%) Hortonworks
4 9 (16.67%) Talend
5 7 (12.96%) MapR
5 7 (12.96%) Tealium
6 5 (9.26%) IBM
6 5 (9.26%) Tableau
7 4 (7.41%) Netezza
7 4 (7.41%) Oracle
7 4 (7.41%) RapidMiner
8 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.85%) Teradata