Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 754 797 881
Rank change year-on-year +43 +84 -11
Contract jobs citing PySpark 110 58 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.064% 0.002%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.33% 0.20% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 49 1
England median daily rate £550 £513 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.32% +14.53% -
10th Percentile £465 £400 £424
90th Percentile £625 £625 £471
UK median daily rate £550 £513 £448
% change year-on-year +7.32% +14.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

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 33,380 29,566 30,011
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 35.46% 32.57% 30.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,769 20,639 21,200
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
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% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 324 380 359
England median hourly rate £41.92 £40.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.81% +9.59% -1.35%
10th Percentile £15.40 £16.23 £13.00
90th Percentile £59.63 £53.75 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year +3.83% +10.34% -3.20%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +43 82 £550 +7.32% 20
Yorkshire - 17 £475 -
North of England - 17 £475 -
South East -5 10 £650 +23.81%
Midlands - 1 - -
PySpark
UK

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 104 (94.55%) Python
2 58 (52.73%) Pandas
3 55 (50.00%) Apache Spark
4 47 (42.73%) Finance
5 40 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
6 37 (33.64%) NumPy
7 36 (32.73%) Machine Learning
8 35 (31.82%) Hadoop
9 34 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
10 33 (30.00%) Elasticsearch
11 32 (29.09%) Big Data
11 32 (29.09%) Data Science
12 25 (22.73%) Splunk
12 25 (22.73%) Analytics
12 25 (22.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 24 (21.82%) SQL
14 20 (18.18%) TDD
14 20 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
15 18 (16.36%) Linux
15 18 (16.36%) Tableau
16 17 (15.45%) Apache Hive
16 17 (15.45%) Microsoft Azure
17 16 (14.55%) Jenkins
18 15 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
19 14 (12.73%) Artificial Intelligence
19 14 (12.73%) Deep Learning
20 13 (11.82%) Jupyter
20 13 (11.82%) ETL
20 13 (11.82%) Web Services
20 13 (11.82%) Deployment Automation

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 55 (50.00%) Apache Spark
2 33 (30.00%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (11.82%) Jupyter
4 4 (3.64%) Apache Pig
5 3 (2.73%) Apache
5 3 (2.73%) Apache Airflow
5 3 (2.73%) nginx
6 1 (0.91%) Gunicorn
6 1 (0.91%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 40 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (15.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (8.18%) Amazon S3
4 8 (7.27%) Azure Machine Learning
5 7 (6.36%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (4.55%) Amazon EMR
7 4 (3.64%) Google Analytics
7 4 (3.64%) IBM Cloud
8 3 (2.73%) GitHub
9 1 (0.91%) Amazon SageMaker
9 1 (0.91%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.91%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (31.82%) Hadoop
2 32 (29.09%) Big Data
3 17 (15.45%) Apache Hive
4 12 (10.91%) NoSQL
4 12 (10.91%) Power BI
5 11 (10.00%) MongoDB
6 10 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (8.18%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (7.27%) Geospatial Data
9 5 (4.55%) Amazon Redshift
9 5 (4.55%) BigQuery
9 5 (4.55%) SQL Server
9 5 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (3.64%) SQL Server 2016
10 4 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (3.64%) Sqoop
11 3 (2.73%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (2.73%) Data Lake
11 3 (2.73%) Impala
Development Applications
1 16 (14.55%) Jenkins
2 12 (10.91%) TeamCity
3 5 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (3.64%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.64%) JIRA
5 2 (1.82%) Mercurial
5 2 (1.82%) Subversion
6 1 (0.91%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 47 (42.73%) Finance
2 12 (10.91%) Banking
3 4 (3.64%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.73%) Games
4 3 (2.73%) Retail
5 2 (1.82%) Advertising
6 1 (0.91%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.91%) Automotive
6 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.91%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 64 (58.18%) Developer
2 54 (49.09%) Python Developer
3 23 (20.91%) Apache Spark Developer
4 22 (20.00%) Elasticsearch Developer
5 21 (19.09%) Data Engineer
6 17 (15.45%) Data Scientist
7 10 (9.09%) Python Engineer
8 8 (7.27%) AWS Engineer
8 8 (7.27%) Machine Learning Scientist
9 7 (6.36%) Senior Data Engineer
10 6 (5.45%) Senior Developer
11 5 (4.55%) Architect
11 5 (4.55%) Big Data Developer
11 5 (4.55%) Big Data Engineer
11 5 (4.55%) Data Architect
12 4 (3.64%) Hadoop Engineer
13 3 (2.73%) Games Engineer
13 3 (2.73%) QA Engineer
13 3 (2.73%) Senior Python Developer
13 3 (2.73%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (52.73%) Pandas
2 37 (33.64%) NumPy
3 13 (11.82%) Web Services
4 12 (10.91%) TensorFlow
5 11 (10.00%) Kafka
5 11 (10.00%) REST
6 8 (7.27%) Keras
6 8 (7.27%) scikit-learn
7 2 (1.82%) Flask
7 2 (1.82%) MLlib
7 2 (1.82%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.91%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.91%) Celery
8 1 (0.91%) GraphX
8 1 (0.91%) Matplotlib
8 1 (0.91%) Natural Language Processing
8 1 (0.91%) Play Framework
8 1 (0.91%) React
8 1 (0.91%) RxJS
8 1 (0.91%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 25 (22.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 12 (10.91%) Computer Science
3 10 (9.09%) Algorithms
4 8 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.55%) Data Structures
5 5 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (3.64%) Fintech
7 1 (0.91%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.91%) FMCG
7 1 (0.91%) GPGPU
7 1 (0.91%) Robotics
7 1 (0.91%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (16.36%) Linux
2 1 (0.91%) Ubuntu
2 1 (0.91%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (32.73%) Machine Learning
2 34 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (29.09%) Data Science
4 25 (22.73%) Analytics
5 20 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (18.18%) TDD
6 15 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (12.73%) Artificial Intelligence
7 14 (12.73%) Deep Learning
8 13 (11.82%) Deployment Automation
8 13 (11.82%) ETL
9 11 (10.00%) SOA
9 11 (10.00%) Visualisation
10 10 (9.09%) DevOps
10 10 (9.09%) Mathematics
10 10 (9.09%) Mentoring
11 9 (8.18%) Physics
12 8 (7.27%) Data Engineering
13 7 (6.36%) MapReduce
13 7 (6.36%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 104 (94.55%) Python
2 24 (21.82%) SQL
3 9 (8.18%) Java
4 6 (5.45%) Scala
5 5 (4.55%) VBA
6 4 (3.64%) C#
6 4 (3.64%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.73%) R
8 1 (0.91%) C++
8 1 (0.91%) PHP
8 1 (0.91%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.91%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (10.00%) Degree
2 10 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.82%) Master's Degree
3 2 (1.82%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.73%) QA
2 2 (1.82%) GCP
System Software
1 8 (7.27%) Apache Flume
2 6 (5.45%) HDFS
3 5 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (10.00%) Oozie
2 7 (6.36%) Hadoop YARN
3 4 (3.64%) Ambari
4 3 (2.73%) Ansible
5 2 (1.82%) Terraform
6 1 (0.91%) Packer
Vendors
1 25 (22.73%) Splunk
2 18 (16.36%) Tableau
3 11 (10.00%) Google
4 5 (4.55%) RedGate
5 4 (3.64%) IBM
5 4 (3.64%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.64%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.73%) Cloudera
7 2 (1.82%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.91%) Alteryx
8 1 (0.91%) Databricks
8 1 (0.91%) Vertica