Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 246 235 227
Rank change year-on-year -11 -8 -
Contract jobs citing PySpark 7 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.10% 0.032% 0.015%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.26% 0.087% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 1
City of London median daily rate £550 £600 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +34.08% -
10th Percentile £522 £550 £424
90th Percentile £580 £650 £471
Central London median daily rate £550 £600 £448
% change year-on-year -8.33% +34.08% -
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 2,663 2,300 2,231
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.61% 37.09% 34.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,191 1,887 1,877
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £338 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £513 £490 £463
% change year-on-year +4.59% +5.95% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 5
City of London median hourly rate £21.75 £24.86 £43.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.51% -42.94% +68.88%
10th Percentile £21.00 £20.75 £17.09
90th Percentile £55.38 £31.85 £60.00
Central London median hourly rate £22.00 £24.86 £43.57
% change year-on-year -11.50% -42.94% +59.19%

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

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 7 (100.00%) Big Data
1 7 (100.00%) Apache Spark
2 4 (57.14%) Data Engineering
2 4 (57.14%) Analytics
2 4 (57.14%) Open Source
2 4 (57.14%) Python
2 4 (57.14%) Scala
3 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (42.86%) Games
3 3 (42.86%) Machine Learning
3 3 (42.86%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (42.86%) Data Science
3 3 (42.86%) SQL

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 7 (100.00%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon EMR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) Big Data
General
1 3 (42.86%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Big Data Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Data Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) AWS Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Games Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Analytics
1 4 (57.14%) Data Engineering
1 4 (57.14%) Open Source
2 3 (42.86%) Data Science
2 3 (42.86%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Python
1 4 (57.14%) Scala
2 3 (42.86%) SQL