The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Apache Avro skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Apache Avro over the 3 months to 27 March 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 Avro
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 153 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Apache Avro 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.066% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.19% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £600 -
% change year-on-year -23.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Apache Avro is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1057 1091 1552
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 35.06% 32.80% 30.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 876 918 1243
Median daily rate £475 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 7
Median hourly rate £35.00 £55.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.36% +100.94%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

Apache Avro
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Apache Avro as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Apache Avro in the City of London

Apache Avro
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Apache Avro in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Apache Avro in the City of London

Apache Avro
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Apache Avro 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 City of London region with a requirement for Apache Avro.

1 4 (100.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) JSON
2 3 (75.00%) Kafka
2 3 (75.00%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
3 2 (50.00%) Protocol Buffers
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) Public Cloud
3 2 (50.00%) Parquet
3 2 (50.00%) Apache Spark
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Scala
3 2 (50.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (50.00%) Grid Computing
3 2 (50.00%) Node.js
3 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Maven
4 1 (25.00%) Derivative
4 1 (25.00%) Statistics
4 1 (25.00%) CFA
4 1 (25.00%) Degree

Apache Avro
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (75.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Spark
3 1 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (25.00%) Jupyter
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (50.00%) Parquet
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Hive
3 1 (25.00%) Big Data
3 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (25.00%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Maven
1 1 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Data Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Grid Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) JSON
1 3 (75.00%) Kafka
2 2 (50.00%) Node.js
2 2 (50.00%) Protocol Buffers
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) JMS
3 1 (25.00%) Spark Streaming
3 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Grid Computing
1 2 (50.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) Statistics
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Scala
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) R
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CFA
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Teradata