Period
to 30 July 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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 83 - 119
Rank change year-on-year - +119 -
Contract jobs citing Spark SQL 3 0 9
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.25% - 0.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.43% - 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
10th Percentile £475 " £379
25th Percentile £479 " £490
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £488 - £700
75th Percentile £494 " £745
90th Percentile £498 " £757
England median daily rate £592 £500 £650
% change year-on-year +18.45% -23.08% +44.44%

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 210 124 513
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 17.57% 16.92% 24.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 77 374
10th Percentile £296 £225 £266
25th Percentile £360 £310 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £400 £400
Median % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
75th Percentile £525 £500 £484
90th Percentile £628 £575 £538
England median daily rate £518 £500 £480
% change year-on-year +3.50% +4.17% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 8
10th Percentile £23.48 £18.92 £14.00
25th Percentile £24.96 £29.88 £14.21
Median hourly rate £27.42 £48.15 £18.00
Median % change year-on-year -43.05% +167.50% -55.00%
75th Percentile £38.09 £51.58 £28.68
90th Percentile £44.48 £53.63 £44.40
England median hourly rate £26.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +6.00% -16.67% -

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 30 July 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 - 2 £500 - 1
Derbyshire - 1 £475 -
Spark SQL
England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Data Quality
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
1 3 (100.00%) Apache Spark
2 2 (66.67%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (66.67%) ETL Development
2 2 (66.67%) Data Lake
2 2 (66.67%) Task Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Deployment Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Metadata
2 2 (66.67%) Metadata Repository
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Impala
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Apache Hive
2 2 (66.67%) Data Governance
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Scala
2 2 (66.67%) Hadoop
2 2 (66.67%) HBase
2 2 (66.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (66.67%) Big Data
2 2 (66.67%) Cloudera
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) Data Reconciliation
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) HDFS

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 3 (100.00%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Azure Data Factory
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Apache Hive
1 2 (66.67%) Big Data
1 2 (66.67%) Data Lake
1 2 (66.67%) Hadoop
1 2 (66.67%) HBase
1 2 (66.67%) Impala
1 2 (66.67%) Metadata
1 2 (66.67%) Metadata Repository
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
1 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) HDInsight
General
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Ab Initio Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Data Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Python Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Data Governance
2 2 (66.67%) Data Management
2 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (66.67%) Data Reconciliation
2 2 (66.67%) Deployment Automation
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) ETL Development
2 2 (66.67%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Task Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) DataOps
3 1 (33.33%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Physical Data Model
3 1 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (66.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (66.67%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Ab Initio
1 2 (66.67%) Cloudera
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Teradata
2 1 (33.33%) Databricks