Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 83 -
Rank change year-on-year +52 - -
Contract jobs citing Apache Spark 23 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 5.90% 0.33% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 24.73% 2.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 21 0 0
Northern Ireland median daily rate £432 - -
UK median daily rate £550 £550 £550
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £19.30 -
% change year-on-year +81.39% - -

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 93 86 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 23.85% 14.08% 13.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 66 7
Northern Ireland median daily rate £431 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.81% +33.33% +33.33%
10th Percentile £350 £260 £265
90th Percentile £538 £438 £460
UK median daily rate £450 £437 £420
% change year-on-year +2.92% +4.11% +8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £13.50 - £13.88
10th Percentile £13.25 - £13.25
90th Percentile £13.75 - £20.94
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £19.40 £20.39
% change year-on-year +5.68% -4.87% +1.95%

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 14 August 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 22 £432 - 3
Apache Spark
UK

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 22 (95.65%) SQL Server
2 21 (91.30%) Oracle
2 21 (91.30%) Talend
3 20 (86.96%) Big Data
4 18 (78.26%) Relational Database
4 18 (78.26%) Bash Shell
4 18 (78.26%) RDBMS
4 18 (78.26%) DB2
4 18 (78.26%) Python
4 18 (78.26%) Korn
5 17 (73.91%) Finance
6 15 (65.22%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (65.22%) JMS
6 15 (65.22%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (65.22%) Data Analysis
7 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (47.83%) Data Transformation
8 8 (34.78%) Computer Science Degree
8 8 (34.78%) Degree
8 8 (34.78%) Computer Science
8 8 (34.78%) Test Automation
8 8 (34.78%) Banking
9 7 (30.43%) Fintech
10 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (13.04%) Spark SQL
11 3 (13.04%) SDLC
11 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
11 3 (13.04%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (13.04%) JIRA

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 (13.04%) Confluence
1 3 (13.04%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (8.70%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (95.65%) SQL Server
2 20 (86.96%) Big Data
3 18 (78.26%) DB2
3 18 (78.26%) RDBMS
3 18 (78.26%) Relational Database
4 15 (65.22%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (13.04%) Spark SQL
6 2 (8.70%) Apache Hive
7 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Bitbucket
1 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
1 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
1 3 (13.04%) JIRA
General
1 17 (73.91%) Finance
2 8 (34.78%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (95.65%) Developer
2 19 (82.61%) Talend Developer
3 7 (30.43%) Oracle Developer
4 6 (26.09%) DB2 Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Ab Initio Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Big Data Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Apache Spark Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Big Data Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Big Data Software Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (65.22%) JMS
2 3 (13.04%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (13.04%) Kafka
3 1 (4.35%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Computer Science
2 7 (30.43%) Fintech
3 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Business Intelligence
1 15 (65.22%) Data Analysis
2 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (47.83%) Data Transformation
3 8 (34.78%) Test Automation
4 3 (13.04%) Asset Management
4 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (13.04%) SDLC
5 2 (8.70%) ETL
6 1 (4.35%) Analytics
6 1 (4.35%) Data Analytics
6 1 (4.35%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 18 (78.26%) Bash Shell
1 18 (78.26%) Korn
1 18 (78.26%) Python
2 3 (13.04%) Shell Script
2 3 (13.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Computer Science Degree
1 8 (34.78%) Degree
Vendors
1 21 (91.30%) Oracle
1 21 (91.30%) Talend
2 3 (13.04%) Ab Initio
3 1 (4.35%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) TIBCO