Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Spark Streaming skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Spark Streaming over the 6 months to 17 October 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.

Apache Spark Streaming
UK > England
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 736 737 788
Rank change year-on-year +1 +51 +67
Contract jobs citing Spark Streaming 134 110 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.12% 0.091%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.40% 0.37% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 69 60
England median daily rate £563 £515 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.22% -6.36% +9.78%
10th Percentile £463 £419 £462
90th Percentile £688 £594 £753
UK median daily rate £556 £515 £550
% change year-on-year +8.01% -6.36% +9.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
England median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK median hourly rate - £35.00 -

Spark Streaming 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 33,353 29,610 30,409
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 35.37% 32.44% 30.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,706 20,918 21,316
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +4.94%
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 311 364 360
England median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.83% +6.67% +1.24%
10th Percentile £15.75 £18.83 £13.50
90th Percentile £57.50 £52.50 £51.50
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +0.13%

Spark Streaming
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Spark Streaming in England

Spark Streaming
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Spark Streaming in England

Spark Streaming
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Spark Streaming in England over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Spark Streaming in England

Spark Streaming
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 Spark Streaming within the England region over the 6 months to 17 October 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 +12 65 £650 +20.93% 12
South East +29 57 £525 +5.00%
North of England -47 7 £525 +13.88%
North West - 7 £525 -
East of England -9 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 £350 - 1
Midlands - 2 £350 - 1
Spark Streaming
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Spark Streaming 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 Spark Streaming.

1 134 (100.00%) Apache Spark
2 110 (82.09%) Kafka
3 109 (81.34%) Big Data
4 99 (73.88%) Hadoop
5 93 (69.40%) Java
6 73 (54.48%) Apache Hive
7 72 (53.73%) HBase
8 69 (51.49%) Agile Software Development
9 65 (48.51%) Python
10 60 (44.78%) Scala
11 58 (43.28%) Apache
12 53 (39.55%) Hadoop YARN
13 44 (32.84%) HDFS
14 40 (29.85%) RabbitMQ
14 40 (29.85%) Jenkins
14 40 (29.85%) Unix
14 40 (29.85%) RESTful
15 39 (29.10%) Finance
16 38 (28.36%) ETL
16 38 (28.36%) Linux
17 37 (27.61%) SQL
18 36 (26.87%) NoSQL
19 35 (26.12%) TDD
20 34 (25.37%) Apache Cassandra
20 34 (25.37%) Spring
21 33 (24.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
21 33 (24.63%) Elasticsearch
22 32 (23.88%) Data Modelling
23 31 (23.13%) Analytics
24 29 (21.64%) BDD

Spark Streaming
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
1 134 (100.00%) Apache Spark
2 58 (43.28%) Apache
3 33 (24.63%) Elasticsearch
4 21 (15.67%) Apache Pig
5 11 (8.21%) Apache Solr
5 11 (8.21%) GemFire
6 2 (1.49%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 19 (14.18%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (13.43%) GitHub
3 16 (11.94%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (7.46%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (5.22%) Amazon Kinesis
6 3 (2.24%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (1.49%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.49%) PaaS
8 1 (0.75%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.75%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.94%) SSH
2 15 (11.19%) Firewall
2 15 (11.19%) Internet
2 15 (11.19%) TCP/IP
3 9 (6.72%) HTTP
4 6 (4.48%) Kerberos
5 4 (2.99%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (81.34%) Big Data
2 99 (73.88%) Hadoop
3 73 (54.48%) Apache Hive
4 72 (53.73%) HBase
5 36 (26.87%) NoSQL
6 34 (25.37%) Apache Cassandra
7 25 (18.66%) Flink
7 25 (18.66%) Impala
7 25 (18.66%) MongoDB
8 23 (17.16%) Relational Database
9 17 (12.69%) Presto
10 12 (8.96%) Sqoop
11 11 (8.21%) MySQL
11 11 (8.21%) OLTP
12 10 (7.46%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (7.46%) SQL Server
13 9 (6.72%) Data Lake
14 8 (5.97%) Spark SQL
15 7 (5.22%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
16 5 (3.73%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 40 (29.85%) Jenkins
2 23 (17.16%) Git (software)
3 14 (10.45%) JIRA
4 8 (5.97%) Gatling
5 6 (4.48%) JUnit
6 5 (3.73%) Travis CI
7 4 (2.99%) TeamCity
7 4 (2.99%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (2.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (2.24%) EasyMock
8 3 (2.24%) Mockito
8 3 (2.24%) TestNG
9 2 (1.49%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.49%) GitLab
9 2 (1.49%) Gradle
9 2 (1.49%) IntelliJ
General
1 39 (29.10%) Finance
2 16 (11.94%) Legal
3 14 (10.45%) Banking
4 12 (8.96%) Publishing
5 6 (4.48%) Games
5 6 (4.48%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.73%) Retail Banking
7 3 (2.24%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 73 (54.48%) Developer
2 43 (32.09%) Big Data Developer
3 34 (25.37%) Data Engineer
4 30 (22.39%) Java Developer
5 23 (17.16%) Big Data Engineer
6 18 (13.43%) Architect
6 18 (13.43%) Hadoop Developer
7 16 (11.94%) Big Data Architect
7 16 (11.94%) Data Architect
8 15 (11.19%) Apache Spark Developer
9 11 (8.21%) Analytics Developer
9 11 (8.21%) Java Hadoop Developer
10 9 (6.72%) Software Developer
11 6 (4.48%) Scala Developer
12 5 (3.73%) Cloud Engineer
12 5 (3.73%) Python Engineer
12 5 (3.73%) Software Engineer
13 4 (2.99%) Big Data Software Engineer
13 4 (2.99%) Data Analytics Engineer
14 3 (2.24%) Hadoop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (82.09%) Kafka
2 40 (29.85%) RabbitMQ
2 40 (29.85%) RESTful
3 34 (25.37%) Spring
4 21 (15.67%) J2EE
5 20 (14.93%) JSON
5 20 (14.93%) Middleware
6 14 (10.45%) Spring Boot
7 10 (7.46%) Elastic Stack
8 7 (5.22%) Java Concurrency
8 7 (5.22%) Lambda Expressions
9 6 (4.48%) ActiveMQ
10 5 (3.73%) Akka
10 5 (3.73%) Play Framework
10 5 (3.73%) spray
10 5 (3.73%) Spring Integration
11 4 (2.99%) Apache Avro
11 4 (2.99%) WebSockets
12 3 (2.24%) TensorFlow
12 3 (2.24%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.18%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (9.70%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (7.46%) Computer Science
4 9 (6.72%) Algorithms
5 5 (3.73%) Cyber Defence
6 4 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.49%) Cyberattack
7 2 (1.49%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.49%) Fintech
7 2 (1.49%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.49%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.75%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 40 (29.85%) Unix
2 38 (28.36%) Linux
3 1 (0.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (51.49%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (28.36%) ETL
3 35 (26.12%) TDD
4 32 (23.88%) Data Modelling
5 31 (23.13%) Analytics
6 29 (21.64%) BDD
6 29 (21.64%) Open Source
7 21 (15.67%) Microservices
8 20 (14.93%) Business Intelligence
8 20 (14.93%) MapReduce
8 20 (14.93%) Scrum
9 19 (14.18%) Web Development
10 18 (13.43%) DevOps
10 18 (13.43%) Kalman Filter
11 17 (12.69%) Data Ingestion
12 16 (11.94%) Deployment Automation
13 15 (11.19%) Big Data Analytics
13 15 (11.19%) Data Analytics
13 15 (11.19%) Data Protection
13 15 (11.19%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 93 (69.40%) Java
2 65 (48.51%) Python
3 60 (44.78%) Scala
4 37 (27.61%) SQL
5 6 (4.48%) Bash Shell
6 5 (3.73%) C++
6 5 (3.73%) Java 8
6 5 (3.73%) Shell Script
7 4 (2.99%) C#
8 3 (2.24%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.75%) C
9 1 (0.75%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.75%) Perl
9 1 (0.75%) PHP
9 1 (0.75%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (3.73%) Degree
2 4 (2.99%) ISTQB
2 4 (2.99%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.48%) QA
System Software
1 44 (32.84%) HDFS
2 33 (24.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 19 (14.18%) Docker
4 13 (9.70%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 53 (39.55%) Hadoop YARN
2 16 (11.94%) Ansible
3 13 (9.70%) Kubernetes
4 10 (7.46%) Kibana
4 10 (7.46%) logstash
5 4 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (2.99%) Puppet
6 3 (2.24%) Oozie
7 2 (1.49%) Control-M
7 2 (1.49%) Prometheus
7 2 (1.49%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.75%) Terraform
Vendors
1 27 (20.15%) Cloudera
2 16 (11.94%) Google
2 16 (11.94%) Hortonworks
3 11 (8.21%) MapR
4 10 (7.46%) Oracle
5 4 (2.99%) Databricks
5 4 (2.99%) SaltStack
5 4 (2.99%) Tableau
6 1 (0.75%) Talend