Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 December 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 > Slough
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 26 -
Rank change year-on-year +13 - -
Contract jobs citing Apache Spark 29 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 8.33% 3.15% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 46.03% 21.43% -
Number of daily rates quoted 23 9 0
Slough median daily rate £550 £513 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.32% - -
Berkshire median daily rate £550 £538 £450
% change year-on-year +2.33% +19.44% -16.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough 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 Slough with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 63 42 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 18.10% 14.69% 14.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 30 36
Slough median daily rate £463 £438 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% +20.69% +9.02%
10th Percentile £336 £261 £200
90th Percentile £550 £539 £478
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £415
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Slough median hourly rate £20.00 - £19.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £12.00 £19.63
% change year-on-year +66.67% -38.85% +26.61%

Apache Spark
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for Apache Spark in Slough

Apache Spark
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apache Spark in Slough

Apache Spark
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apache Spark in Slough over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Apache Spark in Slough

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 Slough region with a requirement for Apache Spark.

1 27 (93.10%) Big Data
2 22 (75.86%) Analytics
3 21 (72.41%) Hadoop
4 19 (65.52%) Big Data Analytics
4 19 (65.52%) Web Development
4 19 (65.52%) SQL
4 19 (65.52%) Data Analytics
5 18 (62.07%) Kalman Filter
5 18 (62.07%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (62.07%) Flink
5 18 (62.07%) Spark Streaming
5 18 (62.07%) Data Ingestion
5 18 (62.07%) Python
5 18 (62.07%) ETL
5 18 (62.07%) TCP/IP
5 18 (62.07%) Internet
5 18 (62.07%) Firewall
5 18 (62.07%) Legal
5 18 (62.07%) Data Protection
5 18 (62.07%) SSH
5 18 (62.07%) Open Source
5 18 (62.07%) Network Architecture
5 18 (62.07%) Apache Hive
6 10 (34.48%) .NET
7 7 (24.14%) Kafka
7 7 (24.14%) Computer Science
8 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
8 6 (20.69%) MongoDB
8 6 (20.69%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (20.69%) NoSQL

Apache Spark
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 6 (20.69%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.45%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Azure Data Factory
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (62.07%) Firewall
1 18 (62.07%) Internet
1 18 (62.07%) SSH
1 18 (62.07%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (93.10%) Big Data
2 21 (72.41%) Hadoop
3 18 (62.07%) Apache Hive
3 18 (62.07%) Flink
4 6 (20.69%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (20.69%) MongoDB
4 6 (20.69%) NoSQL
5 4 (13.79%) Data Lake
5 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
6 3 (10.34%) Cosmos DB
6 3 (10.34%) HDInsight
6 3 (10.34%) Power BI
6 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
6 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (3.45%) Neo4j
7 1 (3.45%) Redis
7 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
1 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 18 (62.07%) Legal
2 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Developer
2 15 (51.72%) Analytics Developer
3 14 (48.28%) Big Data Developer
4 11 (37.93%) Software Developer
5 6 (20.69%) Software Engineer
6 4 (13.79%) Architect
6 4 (13.79%) Azure Architect
6 4 (13.79%) Big Data Engineer
6 4 (13.79%) Big Data Software Engineer
6 4 (13.79%) Data Analytics Engineer
6 4 (13.79%) Data Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Cloud Architect
8 1 (3.45%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (62.07%) Spark Streaming
2 10 (34.48%) .NET
3 7 (24.14%) Kafka
4 6 (20.69%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (17.24%) WPF
6 2 (6.90%) .NET Core
7 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
7 1 (3.45%) Ajax
7 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.45%) Apache Avro
7 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (3.45%) D3.js
7 1 (3.45%) jQuery
7 1 (3.45%) JSON
7 1 (3.45%) LESS
7 1 (3.45%) Lucene
7 1 (3.45%) Node.js
7 1 (3.45%) Protocol Buffers
7 1 (3.45%) React
7 1 (3.45%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 18 (62.07%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
1 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (75.86%) Analytics
2 19 (65.52%) Big Data Analytics
2 19 (65.52%) Data Analytics
2 19 (65.52%) Web Development
3 18 (62.07%) Data Ingestion
3 18 (62.07%) Data Protection
3 18 (62.07%) ETL
3 18 (62.07%) Kalman Filter
3 18 (62.07%) Network Architecture
3 18 (62.07%) Open Source
4 7 (24.14%) Computer Science
5 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
6 5 (17.24%) Machine Learning
7 4 (13.79%) Deep Learning
7 4 (13.79%) OO
8 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (10.34%) Data Mapping
8 3 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (10.34%) Multithreading
8 3 (10.34%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 19 (65.52%) SQL
2 18 (62.07%) Python
3 5 (17.24%) C#
4 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
4 3 (10.34%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.45%) TypeScript
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Rackspace