Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 135 124 167
Rank change year-on-year -11 +43 -
Contract jobs citing Apache Spark 34 28 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.86% 0.73% 0.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.30% 4.80% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 16 13
Berkshire median daily rate £575 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -
10th Percentile £463 £289 £365
90th Percentile £608 £750 £656
South East median daily rate £525 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £17.50 - -

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 540 583 849
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 13.73% 15.30% 17.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 265 506
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +4.94% +4.52%
10th Percentile £243 £258 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
South East median daily rate £430 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +5.52% +1.88% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 28 35
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £12.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.83% -4.00% -43.82%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £11.39
90th Percentile £48.58 £55.65 £44.29
South East median hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £17.64
% change year-on-year +11.43% -0.77% -8.98%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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
Reading -12 9 £538 -10.42% 2
Maidenhead 0 2 - -
Slough -7 2 £519 +88.64%
Newbury - 2 £375 - 2
Apache Spark
South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 32 (94.12%) Big Data
2 30 (88.24%) Hadoop
3 28 (82.35%) HDFS
4 25 (73.53%) Impala
4 25 (73.53%) Cloudera
4 25 (73.53%) Apache Hive
4 25 (73.53%) Linux
5 24 (70.59%) HBase
5 24 (70.59%) Kafka
5 24 (70.59%) Apache Flume
6 22 (64.71%) Analytics
7 21 (61.76%) Hortonworks
7 21 (61.76%) MapR
8 20 (58.82%) Sqoop
8 20 (58.82%) Oozie
8 20 (58.82%) Talend
9 19 (55.88%) Data Lake
9 19 (55.88%) Data Strategy
9 19 (55.88%) SQL Server
9 19 (55.88%) Scala
10 18 (52.94%) RESTful
10 18 (52.94%) CentOS
10 18 (52.94%) Bash Shell
10 18 (52.94%) Web Analytics
10 18 (52.94%) Google
10 18 (52.94%) SOAP
10 18 (52.94%) Web Services
10 18 (52.94%) Java
10 18 (52.94%) Salesforce.com
10 18 (52.94%) PostgreSQL

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 2 (5.88%) Apache
1 2 (5.88%) Apache Pig
2 1 (2.94%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 18 (52.94%) Google Tag Manager
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.94%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (2.94%) GitHub
3 1 (2.94%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (94.12%) Big Data
2 30 (88.24%) Hadoop
3 25 (73.53%) Apache Hive
3 25 (73.53%) Impala
4 24 (70.59%) HBase
5 20 (58.82%) Sqoop
6 19 (55.88%) Data Lake
6 19 (55.88%) SQL Server
7 18 (52.94%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (5.88%) Data Mining
9 1 (2.94%) Apache Kudu
9 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (2.94%) OLTP
9 1 (2.94%) Power BI
9 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
9 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
9 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
1 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.94%) git-flow
1 1 (2.94%) gulp
1 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.94%) Protractor
1 1 (2.94%) Selenium
1 1 (2.94%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (11.76%) Data Engineer
2 3 (8.82%) Architect
2 3 (8.82%) Big Data Engineer
3 2 (5.88%) Administrator
3 2 (5.88%) Big Data Architect
3 2 (5.88%) Big Data Developer
3 2 (5.88%) Cybersecurity Engineer
3 2 (5.88%) Data Administrator
3 2 (5.88%) Data Architect
3 2 (5.88%) Data Scientist
3 2 (5.88%) Developer
3 2 (5.88%) Hadoop Administrator
3 2 (5.88%) Hadoop Developer
3 2 (5.88%) Security Engineer
3 2 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) Big Data Solutions Architect
4 1 (2.94%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (2.94%) Hadoop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (70.59%) Kafka
2 18 (52.94%) RESTful
2 18 (52.94%) SOAP
2 18 (52.94%) Web Services
3 2 (5.88%) TensorFlow
4 1 (2.94%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.94%) Node.js
4 1 (2.94%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 18 (52.94%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 25 (73.53%) Linux
2 18 (52.94%) CentOS
3 2 (5.88%) Debian
3 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.88%) Ubuntu
3 2 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (64.71%) Analytics
2 19 (55.88%) Data Strategy
3 18 (52.94%) Tag Management
3 18 (52.94%) Web Analytics
4 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (11.76%) ETL
6 3 (8.82%) Data Munging
6 3 (8.82%) Data Science
6 3 (8.82%) DevOps
6 3 (8.82%) Visualisation
7 2 (5.88%) Data Analysis
7 2 (5.88%) Economics
7 2 (5.88%) Integration Testing
7 2 (5.88%) ITIL
7 2 (5.88%) MapReduce
7 2 (5.88%) Predictive Analytics
7 2 (5.88%) Predictive Modelling
7 2 (5.88%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (55.88%) Scala
2 18 (52.94%) Bash Shell
2 18 (52.94%) Java
3 5 (14.71%) SQL
4 4 (11.76%) Python
5 2 (5.88%) C
5 2 (5.88%) R
6 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) DV Cleared
1 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) Data Quality
System Software
1 28 (82.35%) HDFS
2 24 (70.59%) Apache Flume
3 2 (5.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.94%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 20 (58.82%) Oozie
2 7 (20.59%) Puppet
3 3 (8.82%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (5.88%) Ambari
4 2 (5.88%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (5.88%) Kibana
Vendors
1 25 (73.53%) Cloudera
2 21 (61.76%) Hortonworks
2 21 (61.76%) MapR
3 20 (58.82%) Talend
4 18 (52.94%) Google
4 18 (52.94%) Salesforce.com
4 18 (52.94%) Tealium
5 4 (11.76%) Atlassian
6 2 (5.88%) Alteryx
6 2 (5.88%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.94%) Oracle
7 1 (2.94%) Splunk