Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 218 225 242
Rank change year-on-year +7 +17 +43
Contract jobs citing PySpark 36 19 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.51% 0.28% 0.015%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.27% 0.74% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 15 1
City of London median daily rate £550 £550 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +22.91% -
10th Percentile £519 £518 £424
90th Percentile £575 £575 £471
Central London median daily rate £550 £550 £448
% change year-on-year - +22.91% -
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 2,843 2,559 2,335
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 40.66% 37.90% 34.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,349 2,089 1,984
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £379 £363 £325
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 5
City of London median hourly rate £32.00 £24.42 £43.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.03% -43.95% +24.49%
10th Percentile £19.14 £20.28 £19.00
90th Percentile £73.98 £28.24 £56.12
Central London median hourly rate £32.00 £21.50 £43.57
% change year-on-year +48.84% -50.65% +24.49%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 - 24 £550 -
PySpark
Central London

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 33 (91.67%) Python
2 32 (88.89%) Apache Spark
3 28 (77.78%) Pandas
3 28 (77.78%) NumPy
4 24 (66.67%) Splunk
4 24 (66.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 24 (66.67%) Finance
4 24 (66.67%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (30.56%) Big Data
6 4 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (11.11%) Banking
6 4 (11.11%) Investment Banking
6 4 (11.11%) SQL
6 4 (11.11%) Machine Learning
6 4 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (11.11%) Data Science
7 3 (8.33%) IBM Cloud
7 3 (8.33%) Hadoop
7 3 (8.33%) HDFS
7 3 (8.33%) DevOps
7 3 (8.33%) Oozie
7 3 (8.33%) Hadoop YARN
7 3 (8.33%) Data Engineering
7 3 (8.33%) Java
7 3 (8.33%) IBM
7 3 (8.33%) Games
7 3 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (8.33%) Open Source
7 3 (8.33%) MapReduce

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 32 (88.89%) Apache Spark
2 24 (66.67%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.78%) Apache Airflow
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.33%) Amazon EMR
2 3 (8.33%) GitHub
2 3 (8.33%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (2.78%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) Big Data
2 3 (8.33%) Apache Hive
2 3 (8.33%) Hadoop
2 3 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (8.33%) Sqoop
3 1 (2.78%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (2.78%) Data Lake
3 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 24 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Banking
2 4 (11.11%) Investment Banking
3 3 (8.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (77.78%) Developer
2 24 (66.67%) Python Developer
3 22 (61.11%) Apache Spark Developer
3 22 (61.11%) Elasticsearch Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Big Data Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Data Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Big Data Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Games Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Data Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (77.78%) NumPy
1 28 (77.78%) Pandas
2 3 (8.33%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 24 (66.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (11.11%) Data Science
1 4 (11.11%) Machine Learning
2 3 (8.33%) Data Engineering
2 3 (8.33%) DevOps
2 3 (8.33%) MapReduce
2 3 (8.33%) Open Source
3 1 (2.78%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (2.78%) Data Architecture
3 1 (2.78%) ETL
3 1 (2.78%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (91.67%) Python
2 4 (11.11%) SQL
3 3 (8.33%) Java
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Apache Flume
1 3 (8.33%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) Ambari
1 3 (8.33%) Hadoop YARN
1 3 (8.33%) Oozie
Vendors
1 24 (66.67%) Splunk
2 3 (8.33%) IBM
2 3 (8.33%) Tableau
3 1 (2.78%) Google