Period
to 24 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for Apache Spark skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Apache Spark over the 6 months to 24 January 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
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 77 89
Rank change year-on-year +4 +12 -
Contract jobs citing Apache Spark 14 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.20% 0.76% 0.067%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.73% 4.60% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 1
Glasgow median daily rate £525 £450 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -14.29% -
10th Percentile £350 £341 £438
90th Percentile £610 £475 £613
Scotland median daily rate £438 £450 £525
% change year-on-year -2.78% -14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

Apache Spark is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 208 174 205
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 17.84% 16.57% 13.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 84 118
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £369 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.69% +25.00% -12.59%
10th Percentile £207 £176 £164
90th Percentile £550 £450 £475
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £17.93 £21.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.62% +2.44% +10.81%
10th Percentile £13.44 £19.50 £15.88
90th Percentile £20.85 £22.50 £25.33
Scotland median hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +17.14% -30.00% +5.26%

Apache Spark
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Apache Spark as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Apache Spark in Glasgow

Apache Spark
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apache Spark in Glasgow

Apache Spark
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apache Spark in Glasgow over the 6 months to 24 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Apache Spark in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Apache Spark 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Apache Spark.

1 14 (100.00%) Python
2 13 (92.86%) Finance
2 13 (92.86%) Kafka
3 12 (85.71%) Firewall
3 12 (85.71%) Perl
4 11 (78.57%) Java
4 11 (78.57%) Linux
4 11 (78.57%) DNS
4 11 (78.57%) Big Data
5 9 (64.29%) Process Management
5 9 (64.29%) CEH
5 9 (64.29%) Enterprise Architecture
5 9 (64.29%) JIRA
5 9 (64.29%) QA
5 9 (64.29%) Git (software)
5 9 (64.29%) Statistical Modelling
5 9 (64.29%) Analytics
5 9 (64.29%) Bash Shell
5 9 (64.29%) Splunk
5 9 (64.29%) SIEM
5 9 (64.29%) Regular Expression
5 9 (64.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (64.29%) Capacity Planning
5 9 (64.29%) CISSP
5 9 (64.29%) Configuration Management
5 9 (64.29%) Unix
5 9 (64.29%) Data Modelling
5 9 (64.29%) Cybersecurity
5 9 (64.29%) Performance Analysis
5 9 (64.29%) SDLC

Apache Spark
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (21.43%) Apache
1 3 (21.43%) Apache Solr
Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) Firewall
2 11 (78.57%) DNS
3 2 (14.29%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (78.57%) Big Data
2 9 (64.29%) Parquet
3 2 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (14.29%) Apache Hive
3 2 (14.29%) Hadoop
3 2 (14.29%) Impala
3 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 2 (14.29%) Spark SQL
3 2 (14.29%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Git (software)
1 9 (64.29%) JIRA
General
1 13 (92.86%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Security Engineer
2 9 (64.29%) Splunk Engineer
3 8 (57.14%) Java Engineer
4 4 (28.57%) Architect
5 2 (14.29%) Big Data Architect
5 2 (14.29%) Data Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Cassandra Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (92.86%) Kafka
2 9 (64.29%) Grok
2 9 (64.29%) Regular Expression
3 3 (21.43%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (7.14%) J2EE
4 1 (7.14%) JDBC
4 1 (7.14%) JMS
4 1 (7.14%) JNDI
4 1 (7.14%) LDAP
4 1 (7.14%) REST
4 1 (7.14%) Spring
4 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Linux
2 9 (64.29%) Unix
3 3 (21.43%) Windows
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Analytics
1 9 (64.29%) Anomaly Detection
1 9 (64.29%) Capacity Planning
1 9 (64.29%) Configuration Management
1 9 (64.29%) Cybersecurity
1 9 (64.29%) Data Modelling
1 9 (64.29%) Enterprise Architecture
1 9 (64.29%) Performance Analysis
1 9 (64.29%) Process Management
1 9 (64.29%) SDLC
1 9 (64.29%) SIEM
1 9 (64.29%) Statistical Modelling
1 9 (64.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (57.14%) Content Management
2 8 (57.14%) DevOps
3 3 (21.43%) Data Security
4 2 (14.29%) BCP
4 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity
4 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (14.29%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Python
2 12 (85.71%) Perl
3 11 (78.57%) Java
4 9 (64.29%) Bash Shell
5 4 (28.57%) SQL
6 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
7 2 (14.29%) C#
7 2 (14.29%) Scala
7 2 (14.29%) VBScript
8 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) CEH
1 9 (64.29%) CISSP
1 9 (64.29%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (64.29%) QA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) Ansible
1 8 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (57.14%) Puppet
2 2 (14.29%) EnCase
2 2 (14.29%) SCCM
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 1 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Splunk
2 3 (21.43%) Symantec
3 2 (14.29%) McAfee
3 2 (14.29%) Nuix
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle