Period
to 15 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 15 October 2021 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
15 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 91 60 104
Rank change year-on-year -31 +44 +31
Contract jobs citing Apache Spark 8 2 13
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.55% 0.34% 0.69%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.00% 4.17% 5.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 13
10th Percentile £478 " £453
25th Percentile £500 " £506
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £378 £525
Median % change year-on-year +45.50% -28.00% +23.53%
75th Percentile £586 " £538
90th Percentile £594 " £543
England median daily rate £575 £548 £550
% change year-on-year +5.02% -0.45% -

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 160 48 240
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 11.09% 8.04% 12.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 21 154
10th Percentile £198 £175 £184
25th Percentile £300 £275 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £338 £400
Median % change year-on-year +18.52% -15.63% -
75th Percentile £520 £475 £488
90th Percentile £550 £520 £548
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +1.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 9
10th Percentile £16.47 £13.03 £12.07
25th Percentile £18.29 £14.19 £13.00
Median hourly rate £21.46 £16.25 £14.28
Median % change year-on-year +32.06% +13.80% +14.24%
75th Percentile £24.50 £18.19 £16.00
90th Percentile £26.25 £19.28 £18.55
England median hourly rate £23.32 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +6.00% +10.00% -

Apache Spark
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Apache Spark as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Apache Spark in the East Midlands

Apache Spark
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Apache Spark in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Apache Spark in the East Midlands

Apache Spark
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Apache Spark in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 15 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Apache Spark in the East Midlands

Apache Spark
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apache Spark within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 15 October 2021. 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
Northamptonshire -4 4 £543 +43.65% 3
Leicestershire - 2 £550 -
Derbyshire - 1 £600 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £475 - 2
Apache Spark
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 2021, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Apache Spark.

1 7 (87.50%) Data Lake
2 6 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) ETL
3 5 (62.50%) Python
3 5 (62.50%) Data Modelling
3 5 (62.50%) Data Governance
3 5 (62.50%) Data Quality
3 5 (62.50%) Big Data
3 5 (62.50%) DevOps
4 4 (50.00%) Spark SQL
4 4 (50.00%) Power BI
4 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (50.00%) Databricks
4 4 (50.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 4 (50.00%) Power Platform
4 4 (50.00%) Scala
4 4 (50.00%) Hadoop
4 4 (50.00%) Azure
4 4 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (50.00%) RDBMS
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (37.50%) Ab Initio
5 3 (37.50%) Teradata
5 3 (37.50%) Data Management
5 3 (37.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (37.50%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (37.50%) Java

Apache Spark
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 2 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Solr
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Synapse
2 1 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Azure
1 4 (50.00%) Power Platform
2 3 (37.50%) SaaS
3 2 (25.00%) AWS
3 2 (25.00%) Azure Synapse Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) GCP
3 2 (25.00%) IaaS
3 2 (25.00%) PaaS
3 2 (25.00%) Serverless
4 1 (12.50%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (12.50%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (12.50%) Azure Cosmos DB
4 1 (12.50%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (12.50%) Azure Functions
4 1 (12.50%) Azure Logic Apps
4 1 (12.50%) Azure Machine Learning
4 1 (12.50%) Azure Storage
4 1 (12.50%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (12.50%) Fivetran
4 1 (12.50%) Snowflake
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) Data Lake
2 6 (75.00%) Relational Database
3 5 (62.50%) Big Data
4 4 (50.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 4 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (50.00%) Hadoop
4 4 (50.00%) Power BI
4 4 (50.00%) RDBMS
4 4 (50.00%) Spark SQL
5 3 (37.50%) Apache Hive
5 3 (37.50%) HBase
5 3 (37.50%) Impala
5 3 (37.50%) Metadata
5 3 (37.50%) Metadata Repository
5 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Architect
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Ab Initio Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Data Architect
3 1 (12.50%) AWS Developer
3 1 (12.50%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Kafka
2 1 (12.50%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
1 1 (12.50%) BYOD
1 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ETL
2 5 (62.50%) Data Governance
2 5 (62.50%) Data Modelling
2 5 (62.50%) DevOps
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (37.50%) Analytics
4 3 (37.50%) BDD
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (37.50%) Data Engineering
4 3 (37.50%) Data Management
4 3 (37.50%) Data Reconciliation
4 3 (37.50%) DataOps
4 3 (37.50%) Deployment Automation
4 3 (37.50%) ETL Development
4 3 (37.50%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (37.50%) Task Automation
4 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
5 2 (25.00%) Big Data Analytics
5 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) Python
3 4 (50.00%) Scala
4 3 (37.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (12.50%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) Data Quality
2 3 (37.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (25.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 3 (37.50%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (12.50%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Databricks
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Ab Initio
2 3 (37.50%) Cloudera
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) Teradata
3 1 (12.50%) Google