Period
to 25 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 25 September 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 81 93
Rank change year-on-year -10 +12 +17
Contract jobs citing Apache Spark 3 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.21% 0.24% 0.26%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.51% 1.24% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Reading median daily rate £700 £450 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +55.56% -12.20% +46.43%
Berkshire median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +42.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire 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 Reading with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 199 241 258
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 13.80% 19.39% 16.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 143 149
Reading median daily rate £425 £425 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.12% -11.00%
10th Percentile £313 £299 £255
90th Percentile £568 £575 £550
Berkshire median daily rate £414 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +0.30% -2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 20 3
Reading median hourly rate £11.75 £16.63 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.33% +10.85% -11.76%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.75 £9.60
90th Percentile £28.50 £41.34 £23.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.00 £12.75 £12.50
% change year-on-year +64.71% +2.00% -28.57%

Apache Spark
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Apache Spark in Reading

Apache Spark
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apache Spark in Reading

Apache Spark
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apache Spark in Reading over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Apache Spark in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 Reading region with a requirement for Apache Spark.

1 3 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
1 3 (100.00%) Big Data
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) R
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) OLTP
3 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (33.33%) Replication
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (33.33%) Node.js
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (33.33%) Machine Learning
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Process Architecture

Apache Spark
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Azure Data Factory
2 1 (33.33%) Azure Machine Learning
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Big Data
1 3 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (33.33%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (33.33%) Cosmos DB
3 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (33.33%) HDInsight
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) OLTP
3 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (33.33%) Power BI
3 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Data Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Migration Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) SSIS Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) SSRS Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Kafka
1 1 (33.33%) Node.js
1 1 (33.33%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Data Science
3 1 (33.33%) Data Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Decision-Making
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) Machine Learning
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Process Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Value Proposition
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) R
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Kubernetes
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft