Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 22 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
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 85 37
Rank change year-on-year +49 -48 -
Contract jobs citing Apache Spark 15 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 3.82% 0.30% 0.38%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.24% 1.96% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 0
Northern Ireland median daily rate £432 - -
UK median daily rate £550 £550 £539
% change year-on-year - +2.09% -8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £19.34 £20.50
% change year-on-year +132.68% -5.66% -38.90%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 87 102 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 22.14% 15.50% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 74 13
Northern Ireland median daily rate £430 £413 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.24% +37.50% -20.00%
10th Percentile £376 £261 £251
90th Percentile £538 £438 £419
UK median daily rate £450 £445 £420
% change year-on-year +1.12% +5.95% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - £9.50 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -33.33% -
UK median hourly rate £21.25 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Apache Spark
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for Apache Spark in Northern Ireland

Apache Spark
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apache Spark in Northern Ireland

Apache Spark
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

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 Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 22 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
County Antrim +49 15 £432 - 2
Apache Spark
UK

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Apache Spark.

1 12 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 12 (80.00%) Big Data
2 11 (73.33%) Talend
2 11 (73.33%) Oracle
3 9 (60.00%) Python
3 9 (60.00%) Finance
4 8 (53.33%) Relational Database
4 8 (53.33%) RDBMS
4 8 (53.33%) DB2
4 8 (53.33%) Korn
4 8 (53.33%) Bash Shell
5 6 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (40.00%) JMS
5 6 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (40.00%) Data Analysis
6 5 (33.33%) Data Transformation
7 4 (26.67%) Kafka
7 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
7 4 (26.67%) Degree
7 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
7 4 (26.67%) Banking
7 4 (26.67%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
8 3 (20.00%) Asset Management
8 3 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (20.00%) Ab Initio
8 3 (20.00%) SQL
8 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
8 3 (20.00%) Linux

Apache Spark
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 (20.00%) Confluence
1 3 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (13.33%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (80.00%) Big Data
1 12 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (53.33%) DB2
2 8 (53.33%) RDBMS
2 8 (53.33%) Relational Database
3 6 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (20.00%) Apache Hive
4 3 (20.00%) Spark SQL
5 2 (13.33%) Hadoop
6 1 (6.67%) Cloudera CDH
6 1 (6.67%) Impala
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Bitbucket
1 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Developer
2 9 (60.00%) Talend Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Ab Initio Developer
3 3 (20.00%) DB2 Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Big Data Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Big Data Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Big Data Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Big Data Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Data Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Data Scientist
4 1 (6.67%) Hadoop Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) JMS
2 4 (26.67%) Kafka
3 3 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (6.67%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (13.33%) Fintech
4 1 (6.67%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) Data Analysis
2 5 (33.33%) Data Transformation
3 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
4 3 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (20.00%) SDLC
5 2 (13.33%) ETL
6 1 (6.67%) Analytics
6 1 (6.67%) Data Analytics
6 1 (6.67%) Data Science
6 1 (6.67%) Machine Learning
6 1 (6.67%) Random Forest
6 1 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Sentiment Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.67%) Support Vector Machines
6 1 (6.67%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) Python
2 8 (53.33%) Bash Shell
2 8 (53.33%) Korn
3 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) MATLAB
4 1 (6.67%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Oracle
1 11 (73.33%) Talend
2 3 (20.00%) Ab Initio
3 2 (13.33%) Cloudera
4 1 (6.67%) BT
4 1 (6.67%) IBM
4 1 (6.67%) TIBCO