Period
to 19 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Blackpool 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 19 December 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
Lancashire > Blackpool
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 29 -
Rank change year-on-year -11 - -
Contract jobs citing Apache Spark 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Blackpool 0.88% 2.68% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.88% 7.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 0
Blackpool median daily rate £454 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.44% - -
Lancashire median daily rate £600 £400 -
% change year-on-year +50.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Blackpool median hourly rate - - -
Lancashire median hourly rate - - -

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 Blackpool with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Blackpool
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 41 39 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Blackpool 18.06% 34.82% 36.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 35 64
Blackpool median daily rate £475 £475 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.83% +7.65%
10th Percentile £325 £363 £325
90th Percentile £650 £638 £575
Lancashire median daily rate £488 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +14.71% +6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Blackpool median hourly rate £29.33 - -
Lancashire median hourly rate £29.33 £29.00 £9.19
% change year-on-year +1.12% +215.56% -63.42%

Apache Spark
Job Vacancy Trend in Blackpool

Job postings citing Apache Spark as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Blackpool.

Job vacancy trend for Apache Spark in Blackpool

Apache Spark
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Blackpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Apache Spark in Blackpool.

Contractor daily rate trend for Apache Spark in Blackpool

Apache Spark
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Blackpool

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apache Spark in Blackpool over the 6 months to 19 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Apache Spark in Blackpool

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 Blackpool region with a requirement for Apache Spark.

1 2 (100.00%) Big Data
1 2 (100.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (50.00%) R
2 1 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Tableau
2 1 (50.00%) HBase
2 1 (50.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (50.00%) Statistical Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Talend
2 1 (50.00%) Hortonworks
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Master Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (50.00%) Oozie
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) HDFS
2 1 (50.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (50.00%) RStudio
2 1 (50.00%) KNIME
2 1 (50.00%) Data Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Optimisation
2 1 (50.00%) Data Lake

Apache Spark
Co-occurring IT Skills in Blackpool 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data
1 2 (100.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (50.00%) Data Lake
2 1 (50.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) HBase
2 1 (50.00%) KNIME
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) RStudio
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Spark Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Data Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Python Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (50.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Data Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Data Development
1 1 (50.00%) Data Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Data Science
1 1 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
1 1 (50.00%) Kanban
1 1 (50.00%) Machine Learning
1 1 (50.00%) Master Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Optimisation
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Statistical Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Leadership
1 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) R
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Oozie
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Hortonworks
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Tableau
1 1 (50.00%) Talend