Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for PySpark skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PySpark over the 6 months to 16 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.

PySpark - Spark Python API
Central London > City of London
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 186 218 -
Rank change year-on-year +32 - +263
Contract jobs citing PySpark 71 33 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.01% 0.46% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.52% 1.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 70 30 0
City of London median daily rate £550 £563 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.22% - -
Central London median daily rate £550 £563 -
% change year-on-year -2.22% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

PySpark is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following 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 technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,814 2,691 2,337
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 39.88% 37.66% 35.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,339 2,275 1,970
City of London median daily rate £525 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% -
10th Percentile £406 £363 £325
90th Percentile £675 £675 £639
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 4
City of London median hourly rate £19.00 £25.79 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.32% -26.32% -6.67%
10th Percentile £14.90 £19.33 £19.00
90th Percentile £84.50 £41.25 £56.31
Central London median hourly rate £27.00 £21.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +25.58% -38.57% -6.67%

PySpark
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing PySpark as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for PySpark in the City of London

PySpark
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 PySpark in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for PySpark in the City of London

PySpark
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PySpark in the City of London over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PySpark in the City of London

PySpark
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PySpark within the City of London region over the 6 months to 16 December 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
London Bridge - 52 £525 -
PySpark
Central London

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PySpark 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 City of London region with a requirement for PySpark.

1 71 (100.00%) Python
2 62 (87.32%) Apache Spark
3 58 (81.69%) Pandas
3 58 (81.69%) NumPy
4 53 (74.65%) Finance
5 52 (73.24%) Splunk
5 52 (73.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 52 (73.24%) Elasticsearch
6 14 (19.72%) Big Data
7 10 (14.08%) Hadoop
7 10 (14.08%) Data Science
8 9 (12.68%) Apache Hive
8 9 (12.68%) Machine Learning
9 7 (9.86%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (9.86%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (8.45%) Predictive Analytics
10 6 (8.45%) Amazon EMR
10 6 (8.45%) Deep Learning
10 6 (8.45%) Analytics
10 6 (8.45%) Statistical Modelling
10 6 (8.45%) Hortonworks
10 6 (8.45%) Cloudera
10 6 (8.45%) Performance Optimisation
11 5 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (7.04%) Degree
11 5 (7.04%) Investment Banking
11 5 (7.04%) Banking
11 5 (7.04%) Data Analysis
11 5 (7.04%) Greenfield Project
11 5 (7.04%) Master's Degree

PySpark
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 62 (87.32%) Apache Spark
2 52 (73.24%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.41%) Apache Airflow
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.86%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.45%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (4.23%) GitHub
3 3 (4.23%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.72%) Big Data
2 10 (14.08%) Hadoop
3 9 (12.68%) Apache Hive
4 3 (4.23%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.23%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.23%) Sqoop
5 1 (1.41%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (1.41%) Data Lake
5 1 (1.41%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.41%) TeamCity
General
1 53 (74.65%) Finance
2 5 (7.04%) Banking
2 5 (7.04%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 57 (80.28%) Developer
2 53 (74.65%) Python Developer
3 22 (30.99%) Apache Spark Developer
3 22 (30.99%) Elasticsearch Developer
4 9 (12.68%) Data Scientist
5 4 (5.63%) Big Data Developer
5 4 (5.63%) Data Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Big Data Engineer
7 1 (1.41%) Architect
7 1 (1.41%) Data Architect
7 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (81.69%) NumPy
1 58 (81.69%) Pandas
2 3 (4.23%) Kafka
2 3 (4.23%) MLlib
2 3 (4.23%) TensorFlow
2 3 (4.23%) Theano
2 3 (4.23%) Torch
Miscellaneous
1 52 (73.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.04%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (5.63%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.08%) Data Science
2 9 (12.68%) Machine Learning
3 7 (9.86%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (8.45%) Analytics
4 6 (8.45%) Deep Learning
4 6 (8.45%) Performance Optimisation
4 6 (8.45%) Predictive Analytics
4 6 (8.45%) Statistical Modelling
5 5 (7.04%) Data Analysis
6 3 (4.23%) Code Optimisation
6 3 (4.23%) Data Engineering
6 3 (4.23%) DevOps
6 3 (4.23%) MapReduce
6 3 (4.23%) Open Source
6 3 (4.23%) Statistics
7 2 (2.82%) Software Engineering
8 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.41%) Data Architecture
8 1 (1.41%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.41%) Probability Theory
Programming Languages
1 71 (100.00%) Python
2 4 (5.63%) SQL
3 3 (4.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (7.04%) Degree
1 5 (7.04%) Master's Degree
2 4 (5.63%) PhD
System Software
1 3 (4.23%) Apache Flume
1 3 (4.23%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (4.23%) Ambari
1 3 (4.23%) Hadoop YARN
1 3 (4.23%) Oozie
Vendors
1 52 (73.24%) Splunk
2 6 (8.45%) Cloudera
2 6 (8.45%) Hortonworks
3 3 (4.23%) IBM
3 3 (4.23%) Tableau
4 1 (1.41%) Google