Period
to 15 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for Spark SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Spark SQL 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 SQL
England > East Midlands
6 months to
15 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 95 60 115
Rank change year-on-year -35 +55 -
Contract jobs citing Spark SQL 4 2 2
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.28% 0.34% 0.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.65% 1.38% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
10th Percentile £503 " £461
25th Percentile £506 " £478
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £378 £513
Median % change year-on-year +38.89% -26.24% -
75th Percentile £556 " £553
90th Percentile £568 " £574
England median daily rate £600 £444 £625
% change year-on-year +35.21% -29.00% -

Spark SQL is in the Databases and Business Intelligence 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 database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 243 145 454
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 16.84% 24.29% 24.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 91 297
10th Percentile £306 £250 £269
25th Percentile £363 £313 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £375 £400
Median % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +3.23%
75th Percentile £532 £438 £494
90th Percentile £598 £500 £550
England median daily rate £525 £500 £480
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 9
10th Percentile £28.84 £16.78 £14.00
25th Percentile £30.98 £23.56 £14.28
Median hourly rate £35.38 £36.25 £18.00
Median % change year-on-year -2.41% +101.39% -55.00%
75th Percentile £40.61 £50.06 £24.75
90th Percentile £43.24 £57.53 £48.00
England median hourly rate £34.50 £26.48 £30.00
% change year-on-year +30.29% -11.73% -

Spark SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Spark SQL in the East Midlands

Spark SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Daily rate trend for Spark SQL in the East Midlands

Spark SQL
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 Spark SQL 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 -5 3 £500 +32.28%
Leicestershire - 1 £550 -
Spark SQL
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Spark SQL 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 Spark SQL.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) ETL
1 4 (100.00%) Scala
1 4 (100.00%) Data Governance
1 4 (100.00%) Data Quality
1 4 (100.00%) Big Data
1 4 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 4 (100.00%) Apache Spark
1 4 (100.00%) Data Lake
2 3 (75.00%) Task Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Deployment Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Hadoop YARN
2 3 (75.00%) ETL Development
2 3 (75.00%) HDFS
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Impala
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (75.00%) Data Reconciliation
2 3 (75.00%) HBase
2 3 (75.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (75.00%) Cloudera
2 3 (75.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) Apache Hive
2 3 (75.00%) Ab Initio
2 3 (75.00%) Teradata

Spark SQL
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 4 (100.00%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Azure
1 1 (25.00%) IaaS
1 1 (25.00%) PaaS
1 1 (25.00%) Power Platform
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Big Data
1 4 (100.00%) Data Lake
1 4 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (75.00%) Apache Hive
2 3 (75.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (75.00%) HBase
2 3 (75.00%) Impala
2 3 (75.00%) Metadata
2 3 (75.00%) Metadata Repository
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (75.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (25.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) Power BI
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Ab Initio Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Kafka
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Data Governance
1 4 (100.00%) ETL
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Data Management
2 3 (75.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (75.00%) Data Reconciliation
2 3 (75.00%) Deployment Automation
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) ETL Development
2 3 (75.00%) GAP Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Task Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (50.00%) DataOps
3 2 (50.00%) Logical Data Model
3 2 (50.00%) Physical Data Model
3 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) Data Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) Scala
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 1 (25.00%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) Data Quality
2 3 (75.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (25.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 3 (75.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Ab Initio
1 3 (75.00%) Cloudera
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) Teradata
2 1 (25.00%) Databricks
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft