Period
to 17 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 17 January 2019 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 94 87 87
Rank change year-on-year -7 0 -
Contract jobs citing Apache Spark 3 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.21% 0.84% 0.49%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.59% 5.28% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 7
Hertfordshire median daily rate - £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.76% -
East of England median daily rate £550 £488 £525
% change year-on-year +12.82% -7.14% -0.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England 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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 189 246 255
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 13.06% 15.87% 18.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 103 122
Hertfordshire median daily rate £380 £413 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.88% +6.11% +3.67%
10th Percentile £158 £248 £225
90th Percentile £550 £550 £538
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £388
% change year-on-year +5.88% +9.68% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 6
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £42.00 £30.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.84% +95.16% -52.31%
10th Percentile £21.05 £14.40 £12.13
90th Percentile £43.95 £47.50 £38.38
East of England median hourly rate £42.00 £39.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year +5.66% +32.50% +1.69%

Apache Spark
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Apache Spark in Hertfordshire

Apache Spark
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apache Spark in Hertfordshire

Apache Spark
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apache Spark within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 17 January 2019. 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
Welwyn Garden City -4 2 - -
Apache Spark
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Apache Spark.

1 3 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 3 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (100.00%) HBase
1 3 (100.00%) Big Data
1 3 (100.00%) Apache Flume
1 3 (100.00%) HDFS
1 3 (100.00%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (66.67%) Jupyter
2 2 (66.67%) Alteryx
2 2 (66.67%) Ambari
2 2 (66.67%) Oozie
2 2 (66.67%) Apache Tez
2 2 (66.67%) Anaconda
2 2 (66.67%) Apache NiFi
2 2 (66.67%) Tableau
2 2 (66.67%) Sqoop
2 2 (66.67%) Hortonworks
2 2 (66.67%) Kafka
2 2 (66.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) ODBC
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Kerberos
2 2 (66.67%) MicroStrategy
2 2 (66.67%) Apache Solr
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Ab Initio
3 1 (33.33%) Maven
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing

Apache Spark
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 2 (66.67%) Apache Solr
1 2 (66.67%) Jupyter
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Pig
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 3 (100.00%) Big Data
1 3 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (100.00%) HBase
2 2 (66.67%) Sqoop
3 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Big Data Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Data Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Hadoop Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Big Data Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Hadoop Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Anaconda
1 2 (66.67%) Apache NiFi
1 2 (66.67%) Apache Tez
1 2 (66.67%) Kafka
1 2 (66.67%) ODBC
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (33.33%) Benchmarking
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) MapReduce
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Optimisation
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Apache Flume
1 3 (100.00%) HDFS
2 2 (66.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (66.67%) Ambari
2 2 (66.67%) Oozie
3 1 (33.33%) Ganglia
3 1 (33.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Alteryx
1 2 (66.67%) Hortonworks
1 2 (66.67%) MicroStrategy
1 2 (66.67%) Tableau
2 1 (33.33%) Ab Initio
2 1 (33.33%) Dynatrace
2 1 (33.33%) Informatica
2 1 (33.33%) Splunk
2 1 (33.33%) Talend