Period
to 9 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 9 December 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
UK > England
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 718 742 858
Rank change year-on-year +24 +116 +23
Contract jobs citing PySpark 143 110 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.12% 0.009%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.43% 0.36% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 97 4
England median daily rate £550 £550 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -15.42% +136.45%
10th Percentile £478 £400 £548
90th Percentile £588 £675 £776
UK median daily rate £550 £550 £650
% change year-on-year - -15.42% +136.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £24.00 - -

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 England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 33,555 30,711 30,000
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 35.14% 32.57% 31.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,959 21,877 20,858
England median daily rate £475 £468 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.60% +10.00% +2.41%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 282 354 348
England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £39.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +2.30% +4.27%
10th Percentile £17.50 £18.15 £14.87
90th Percentile £57.50 £52.35 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

PySpark
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing PySpark as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for PySpark in England

PySpark
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PySpark in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for PySpark in England

PySpark
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PySpark in England over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PySpark in England

PySpark
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PySpark within the England region over the 6 months to 9 December 2018. 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
London +45 135 £550 - 14
North of England -7 5 £475 -11.63% 1
Yorkshire - 5 £475 -
South East -21 2 £650 +23.81% 1
Midlands - 1 - -
PySpark
UK

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 England region with a requirement for PySpark.

1 141 (98.60%) Python
2 89 (62.24%) Apache Spark
3 78 (54.55%) Pandas
4 71 (49.65%) Finance
5 67 (46.85%) NumPy
6 56 (39.16%) Elasticsearch
7 51 (35.66%) Hadoop
8 50 (34.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 50 (34.97%) Splunk
9 48 (33.57%) Big Data
10 47 (32.87%) Machine Learning
11 42 (29.37%) Data Science
12 39 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
13 38 (26.57%) Apache Hive
14 37 (25.87%) Agile Software Development
15 30 (20.98%) Analytics
16 29 (20.28%) Analytical Skills
17 27 (18.88%) SQL
18 26 (18.18%) Cloudera
19 25 (17.48%) Hortonworks
20 24 (16.78%) Amazon EMR
21 23 (16.08%) Predictive Analytics
22 21 (14.69%) Jenkins
22 21 (14.69%) Statistical Modelling
23 20 (13.99%) Algorithms
23 20 (13.99%) Deep Learning
24 18 (12.59%) Performance Optimisation
24 18 (12.59%) TeamCity
25 17 (11.89%) Degree
25 17 (11.89%) Banking

PySpark
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 89 (62.24%) Apache Spark
2 56 (39.16%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (3.50%) Apache Airflow
4 4 (2.80%) Jupyter
5 3 (2.10%) nginx
6 2 (1.40%) Apache
7 1 (0.70%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.70%) Gunicorn
7 1 (0.70%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (3.50%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 39 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (16.78%) Amazon EMR
3 10 (6.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (4.90%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (4.20%) Amazon S3
6 3 (2.10%) GitHub
6 3 (2.10%) IBM Cloud
7 2 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.70%) Amazon SageMaker
8 1 (0.70%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.70%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.70%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (35.66%) Hadoop
2 48 (33.57%) Big Data
3 38 (26.57%) Apache Hive
4 11 (7.69%) MongoDB
4 11 (7.69%) NoSQL
4 11 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 7 (4.90%) BigQuery
5 7 (4.90%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (4.20%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (3.50%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (3.50%) Impala
7 5 (3.50%) Power BI
7 5 (3.50%) SQL Server
7 5 (3.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (2.80%) HBase
8 4 (2.80%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (2.80%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (2.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (2.10%) Sqoop
10 2 (1.40%) Redis
Development Applications
1 21 (14.69%) Jenkins
2 18 (12.59%) TeamCity
3 5 (3.50%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (2.80%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.80%) JIRA
5 2 (1.40%) Mercurial
5 2 (1.40%) Subversion
6 1 (0.70%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 71 (49.65%) Finance
2 17 (11.89%) Banking
3 6 (4.20%) Retail
4 4 (2.80%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.80%) Legal
4 4 (2.80%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.40%) Advertising
5 2 (1.40%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.70%) Automotive
6 1 (0.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 81 (56.64%) Developer
2 72 (50.35%) Python Developer
3 28 (19.58%) Data Engineer
3 28 (19.58%) Data Scientist
4 23 (16.08%) Apache Spark Developer
5 22 (15.38%) Elasticsearch Developer
6 16 (11.19%) Python Engineer
7 10 (6.99%) Big Data Engineer
8 7 (4.90%) Senior Developer
9 5 (3.50%) Architect
9 5 (3.50%) Data Architect
9 5 (3.50%) Hadoop Engineer
9 5 (3.50%) Senior Data Engineer
10 4 (2.80%) Big Data Developer
10 4 (2.80%) QA Engineer
10 4 (2.80%) Senior Data Scientist
10 4 (2.80%) Senior Python Developer
11 3 (2.10%) Java Engineer
11 3 (2.10%) Machine Learning Scientist
11 3 (2.10%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (54.55%) Pandas
2 67 (46.85%) NumPy
3 15 (10.49%) TensorFlow
4 12 (8.39%) MLlib
5 11 (7.69%) Theano
5 11 (7.69%) Torch
6 10 (6.99%) Kafka
7 4 (2.80%) scikit-learn
8 3 (2.10%) Flask
8 3 (2.10%) Web Services
9 2 (1.40%) Celery
9 2 (1.40%) Django
9 2 (1.40%) Keras
9 2 (1.40%) Matplotlib
9 2 (1.40%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (1.40%) REST
9 2 (1.40%) Spark Streaming
10 1 (0.70%) .NET Core
10 1 (0.70%) RxJS
10 1 (0.70%) SpaCy
Miscellaneous
1 50 (34.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 29 (20.28%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (13.99%) Algorithms
4 4 (2.80%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.40%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.70%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (0.70%) Fintech
6 1 (0.70%) FMCG
6 1 (0.70%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.59%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (32.87%) Machine Learning
2 42 (29.37%) Data Science
3 37 (25.87%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (20.98%) Analytics
5 23 (16.08%) Predictive Analytics
6 21 (14.69%) Statistical Modelling
7 20 (13.99%) Deep Learning
8 18 (12.59%) Performance Optimisation
9 15 (10.49%) Software Engineering
10 12 (8.39%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (8.39%) Data Analysis
10 12 (8.39%) ETL
11 11 (7.69%) Code Optimisation
11 11 (7.69%) TDD
12 10 (6.99%) Artificial Intelligence
12 10 (6.99%) MapReduce
13 9 (6.29%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (5.59%) DevOps
14 8 (5.59%) Statistics
15 7 (4.90%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 141 (98.60%) Python
2 27 (18.88%) SQL
3 11 (7.69%) Java
4 7 (4.90%) Scala
5 5 (3.50%) C#
5 5 (3.50%) VBA
6 4 (2.80%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.40%) PHP
8 1 (0.70%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.70%) R
8 1 (0.70%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 17 (11.89%) Degree
2 15 (10.49%) Master's Degree
3 11 (7.69%) PhD
4 4 (2.80%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (2.10%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.70%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.80%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.50%) HDFS
2 4 (2.80%) Apache Flume
3 3 (2.10%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (5.59%) Hadoop YARN
1 8 (5.59%) Oozie
2 3 (2.10%) Ambari
2 3 (2.10%) Ansible
2 3 (2.10%) Terraform
3 1 (0.70%) Kibana
3 1 (0.70%) Packer
Vendors
1 50 (34.97%) Splunk
2 26 (18.18%) Cloudera
3 25 (17.48%) Hortonworks
4 10 (6.99%) Tableau
5 8 (5.59%) Google
6 5 (3.50%) RedGate
7 3 (2.10%) IBM
7 3 (2.10%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.70%) Alteryx
8 1 (0.70%) Databricks
8 1 (0.70%) Salesforce.com