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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 16 May 2022 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
16 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 84 68 86
Rank change year-on-year -16 +18 +35
Contract jobs citing Apache Spark 7 2 2
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.51% 0.22% 0.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.09% 2.67% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
10th Percentile £388 £485 -
25th Percentile £406 £504 -
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £438 £538 -
Median % change year-on-year -18.60% - -
75th Percentile £469 £569 -
90th Percentile £488 £588 -
England median daily rate £600 £563 £550
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.27% -

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 115 75 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 8.45% 8.26% 8.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 55 58
10th Percentile £202 £137 £132
25th Percentile £325 £206 £316
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £350 £413
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% -15.15% +8.55%
75th Percentile £500 £418 £516
90th Percentile £550 £520 £550
England median daily rate £525 £483 £475
% change year-on-year +8.64% +1.74% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
10th Percentile £21.38 £15.08 -
25th Percentile £21.56 £15.19 £11.61
Median hourly rate £22.75 £18.00 £12.23
Median % change year-on-year +26.39% +47.24% -20.46%
75th Percentile £23.69 £23.17 £15.17
90th Percentile £23.73 £25.72 £16.57
England median hourly rate £35.00 £24.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +42.86% +22.50% +17.44%

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 16 May 2022.

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 16 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Nottinghamshire - 5 £500 - 1
Derbyshire -12 2 £375 -30.23%
Apache Spark
England

For the 6 months to 16 May 2022, 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 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Apache
3 4 (57.14%) JUnit
3 4 (57.14%) Replication
3 4 (57.14%) AWS
3 4 (57.14%) Mockito
3 4 (57.14%) Apache Hive
3 4 (57.14%) Amazon S3
3 4 (57.14%) MapReduce
3 4 (57.14%) Big Data
3 4 (57.14%) Amazon EMR
3 4 (57.14%) Spark SQL
3 4 (57.14%) Performance Optimisation
3 4 (57.14%) Critical Thinking
3 4 (57.14%) Social Skills
4 3 (42.86%) Data Lake
4 3 (42.86%) Databricks
4 3 (42.86%) Data Engineering
4 3 (42.86%) Azure
4 3 (42.86%) NoSQL
4 3 (42.86%) Python
4 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (28.57%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) Scala
5 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
5 2 (28.57%) Visualisation
5 2 (28.57%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (28.57%) HBase
5 2 (28.57%) Data Transformation

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 5 (71.43%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Synapse
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Amazon EMR
1 4 (57.14%) Amazon S3
1 4 (57.14%) AWS
2 3 (42.86%) Azure
3 1 (14.29%) Azure Synapse Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Apache Hive
1 4 (57.14%) Big Data
1 4 (57.14%) Spark SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Data Lake
2 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (42.86%) NoSQL
3 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
3 2 (28.57%) HBase
3 2 (28.57%) Sqoop
4 1 (14.29%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
4 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) JUnit
1 4 (57.14%) Mockito
General
1 4 (57.14%) Social Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Data Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Big Data Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Big Data Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Apache Spark Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Critical Thinking
1 4 (57.14%) MapReduce
1 4 (57.14%) Performance Optimisation
2 3 (42.86%) Data Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Artificial Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) Data Pipeline
3 2 (28.57%) Data Science
3 2 (28.57%) Data Transformation
3 2 (28.57%) Data Visualisation
3 2 (28.57%) Functional Programming
3 2 (28.57%) Translating Business Requirements
3 2 (28.57%) Visualisation
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Data Acquisition
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) Feature Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Machine Learning
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) Scala
3 2 (28.57%) U-SQL
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Apache Flume
1 2 (28.57%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Oozie
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Databricks
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft