Period
to 20 March 2019

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 20 March 2019 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
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 130 111 137
Rank change year-on-year -19 +26 +37
Contract jobs citing Apache Spark 45 59 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.07% 1.49% 0.65%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.44% 10.35% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 53 14
Berkshire median daily rate £550 £575 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.35% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £475 £450 £355
90th Percentile £658 £600 £750
South East median daily rate £525 £519 £500
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75% -9.09%
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 605 570 566
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 14.44% 14.36% 14.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 291 263
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £258 £258
90th Percentile £575 £588 £549
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £408
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 24 24
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.04% -27.94%
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £20.90
% change year-on-year -15.79% -9.07% -14.71%

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 20 March 2019.

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 20 March 2019. 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 -6 15 £550 +10.00% 1
Reading -11 10 £525 - 2
Newbury -3 3 £504 +12.10% 3
Wokingham -7 1 £725 +16.00%
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Apache Spark
South East

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, 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 39 (86.67%) Big Data
2 29 (64.44%) Python
3 28 (62.22%) Hadoop
4 21 (46.67%) Analytics
5 20 (44.44%) SQL
6 17 (37.78%) Apache Hive
7 15 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (31.11%) Scala
8 14 (31.11%) Kafka
9 13 (28.89%) ETL
10 12 (26.67%) Data Analytics
11 11 (24.44%) Amazon AWS
11 11 (24.44%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (24.44%) Flink
12 10 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra
12 10 (22.22%) DevOps
12 10 (22.22%) Telecoms
12 10 (22.22%) Legal
13 9 (20.00%) SSH
13 9 (20.00%) Firewall
13 9 (20.00%) Web Development
13 9 (20.00%) TCP/IP
13 9 (20.00%) Internet
13 9 (20.00%) Docker
13 9 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
13 9 (20.00%) Big Data Analytics
13 9 (20.00%) Open Source
13 9 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
13 9 (20.00%) Network Architecture
13 9 (20.00%) Data Protection

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 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (15.56%) Apache
3 3 (6.67%) Apache Pig
4 2 (4.44%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 11 (24.44%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (13.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (6.67%) Data Lake Analytics
4 3 (6.67%) Serverless
5 2 (4.44%) PaaS
5 2 (4.44%) SaaS
6 1 (2.22%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (2.22%) Amazon S3
6 1 (2.22%) Amazon SageMaker
6 1 (2.22%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (2.22%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (2.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.00%) Firewall
1 9 (20.00%) Internet
1 9 (20.00%) SSH
1 9 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (86.67%) Big Data
2 28 (62.22%) Hadoop
3 17 (37.78%) Apache Hive
4 11 (24.44%) Flink
5 10 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (17.78%) MongoDB
7 6 (13.33%) Data Lake
8 5 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (11.11%) HBase
8 5 (11.11%) NoSQL
9 4 (8.89%) Power BI
9 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (6.67%) Sqoop
11 2 (4.44%) Impala
11 2 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (2.22%) Amazon Redshift
12 1 (2.22%) DataStage
12 1 (2.22%) GIS
12 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
12 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.89%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.67%) JIRA
3 3 (6.67%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (22.22%) Legal
1 10 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) Developer
2 11 (24.44%) Big Data Developer
2 11 (24.44%) Data Engineer
3 9 (20.00%) Analytics Developer
3 9 (20.00%) Big Data Engineer
3 9 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 7 (15.56%) Architect
5 4 (8.89%) Data Architect
5 4 (8.89%) Lead DevOps
5 4 (8.89%) Python Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Big Data Architect
6 3 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.67%) Technical Leader
7 2 (4.44%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Real Time Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Data Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.11%) Kafka
2 9 (20.00%) Spark Streaming
3 6 (13.33%) .NET
4 5 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
4 5 (11.11%) WPF
5 4 (8.89%) OAuth
5 4 (8.89%) REST
5 4 (8.89%) scikit-learn
6 2 (4.44%) .NET Core
6 2 (4.44%) AngularJS
6 2 (4.44%) Express
6 2 (4.44%) J2EE
6 2 (4.44%) Node.js
6 2 (4.44%) NumPy
6 2 (4.44%) OAuth2
6 2 (4.44%) Pandas
6 2 (4.44%) React
6 2 (4.44%) SAML
6 2 (4.44%) Spring
7 1 (2.22%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (24.44%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (15.56%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.44%) Linked Data
3 2 (4.44%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) Linux
1 2 (4.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (46.67%) Analytics
2 15 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (28.89%) ETL
4 12 (26.67%) Data Analytics
5 10 (22.22%) DevOps
6 9 (20.00%) Big Data Analytics
6 9 (20.00%) Data Ingestion
6 9 (20.00%) Data Protection
6 9 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
6 9 (20.00%) Network Architecture
6 9 (20.00%) Open Source
6 9 (20.00%) Web Development
7 8 (17.78%) Microservices
8 7 (15.56%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (13.33%) Technical Leadership
9 6 (13.33%) Test Automation
10 5 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (11.11%) Data Science
11 4 (8.89%) Data-Driven Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (64.44%) Python
2 20 (44.44%) SQL
3 14 (31.11%) Scala
4 6 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.89%) Bash Shell
5 4 (8.89%) C#
5 4 (8.89%) Java
5 4 (8.89%) MATLAB
5 4 (8.89%) PowerShell
5 4 (8.89%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (4.44%) Degree
1 2 (4.44%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) QA
System Software
1 9 (20.00%) Docker
2 4 (8.89%) Apache Flume
3 3 (6.67%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (15.56%) Kubernetes
2 5 (11.11%) Ansible
2 5 (11.11%) Hadoop YARN
3 3 (6.67%) Oozie
3 3 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.44%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 4 (8.89%) Netezza
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.44%) Cloudera
3 2 (4.44%) Hortonworks
4 1 (2.22%) Ab Initio
4 1 (2.22%) Informatica
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle
4 1 (2.22%) Teradata