The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Apache Avro skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Apache Avro over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 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 Avro
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 574 648 -
Rank change year-on-year +74 -  
Contract jobs citing Apache Avro 13 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.028% 0.008% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.088% 0.027% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 0
Median daily rate £550 £438 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.71% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £350 -
% change year-on-year +15.71% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Apache Avro is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 14838 15088 15400
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.06% 28.44% 27.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 10253 10630 10284
Median daily rate £425 £420 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 180 213
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £37.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.05% -3.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £18.80 £17.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Apache Avro
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Apache Avro as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Apache Avro in the UK

Apache Avro
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apache Avro in the UK

Apache Avro
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apache Avro over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Apache Avro in the UK

Apache Avro
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apache Avro within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +56 13 £550 +25.71%
London +13 8 £550 +4.76%
South East +41 3 £475 -
North West - 2 £405 -
Surrey - 2 £475 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Warrington - 1 £400 -
Farnborough - 1 - -
Cobham - 1 £350 -
Woking - 1 £600 -
Manchester - 1 £410 -
Cheshire - 1 £400 -

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Apache Avro also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Apache Avro.

1 39 (79.59%) Java
2 37 (75.51%) Kafka
3 35 (71.43%) Apache Spark
4 29 (59.18%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (57.14%) Hadoop
6 27 (55.10%) TDD
7 25 (51.02%) Scala
7 25 (51.02%) Apache Flume
8 24 (48.98%) Akka
8 24 (48.98%) Play Framework
8 24 (48.98%) Spring
9 21 (42.86%) HTTP
10 20 (40.82%) Hibernate
10 20 (40.82%) Test Automation
10 20 (40.82%) CQRS
11 19 (38.78%) Big Data
11 19 (38.78%) Pair Programming
12 18 (36.73%) Jenkins
13 16 (32.65%) Domain-Driven Design
13 16 (32.65%) Apache Hive
14 15 (30.61%) Git (software)
14 15 (30.61%) Python
14 15 (30.61%) DevOps
15 14 (28.57%) Finance
16 13 (26.53%) E-Commerce
16 13 (26.53%) Parquet
17 12 (24.49%) Internet
18 11 (22.45%) WebDriver
19 9 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
19 9 (18.37%) Elasticsearch

Apache Avro
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 35 (71.43%) Apache Spark
2 9 (18.37%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (8.16%) Jupyter
4 3 (6.12%) Apache
5 1 (2.04%) Apache Airflow
5 1 (2.04%) Apache Pig
5 1 (2.04%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.04%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.08%) GitHub
3 1 (2.04%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (2.04%) Google Analytics
3 1 (2.04%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 21 (42.86%) HTTP
2 12 (24.49%) Internet
3 3 (6.12%) tcpdump
3 3 (6.12%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (57.14%) Hadoop
2 19 (38.78%) Big Data
3 16 (32.65%) Apache Hive
4 13 (26.53%) Parquet
5 8 (16.33%) Redis
6 7 (14.29%) HBase
6 7 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (14.29%) Relational Database
7 6 (12.24%) NoSQL
8 4 (8.16%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (6.12%) Impala
9 3 (6.12%) MongoDB
9 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
10 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (4.08%) Sqoop
11 1 (2.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (2.04%) CouchDB
11 1 (2.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (36.73%) Jenkins
2 15 (30.61%) Git (software)
3 11 (22.45%) WebDriver
4 7 (14.29%) Maven
5 6 (12.24%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (6.12%) Gradle
7 2 (4.08%) JUnit
8 1 (2.04%) JIRA
8 1 (2.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (2.04%) webpack
General
1 14 (28.57%) Finance
2 6 (12.24%) Banking
3 3 (6.12%) Investment Banking
3 3 (6.12%) Marketing
4 1 (2.04%) Electronics
4 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (79.59%) Developer
2 27 (55.10%) Java Developer
3 17 (34.69%) Scala Developer
4 11 (22.45%) Java Scala Developer
5 9 (18.37%) Big Data Developer
6 5 (10.20%) Consultant
7 3 (6.12%) Big Data Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Data Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Applications Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Cassandra Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Data Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) Grid Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) Hadoop Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Investment Banking Java Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Java Applications Developer
8 2 (4.08%) NoSQL Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (75.51%) Kafka
2 24 (48.98%) Akka
2 24 (48.98%) Play Framework
2 24 (48.98%) Spring
3 20 (40.82%) Hibernate
4 9 (18.37%) JSON
5 6 (12.24%) Protocol Buffers
6 5 (10.20%) REST
6 5 (10.20%) XML
7 4 (8.16%) J2EE
7 4 (8.16%) Middleware
8 3 (6.12%) Elastic Stack
8 3 (6.12%) Node.js
8 3 (6.12%) SOAP
9 2 (4.08%) .NET
9 2 (4.08%) Apache Thrift
9 2 (4.08%) CSS
9 2 (4.08%) HTML
9 2 (4.08%) PySpark
9 2 (4.08%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.20%) Data Structures
3 4 (8.16%) Algorithms
4 3 (6.12%) Grid Computing
4 3 (6.12%) Public Cloud
5 2 (4.08%) Derivative
5 2 (4.08%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (4.08%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (4.08%) Reference Data
5 2 (4.08%) Virtual Team
6 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.33%) Linux
2 4 (8.16%) Unix
3 3 (6.12%) Windows
4 2 (4.08%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (59.18%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (55.10%) TDD
3 20 (40.82%) CQRS
3 20 (40.82%) Test Automation
4 19 (38.78%) Pair Programming
5 16 (32.65%) Domain-Driven Design
6 15 (30.61%) DevOps
7 13 (26.53%) E-Commerce
8 8 (16.33%) Data Ingestion
9 5 (10.20%) Analytics
9 5 (10.20%) BDD
10 4 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (8.16%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (8.16%) Open Source
11 3 (6.12%) Change Management
11 3 (6.12%) Data Security
11 3 (6.12%) ETL
11 3 (6.12%) Microservices
11 3 (6.12%) OO
Programming Languages
1 39 (79.59%) Java
2 25 (51.02%) Scala
3 15 (30.61%) Python
4 9 (18.37%) SQL
5 6 (12.24%) Shell Script
6 4 (8.16%) C#
7 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.08%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.04%) C++
8 1 (2.04%) ES6
8 1 (2.04%) Groovy
8 1 (2.04%) R
8 1 (2.04%) Ruby
8 1 (2.04%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) Degree
2 2 (4.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.04%) CFA
3 1 (2.04%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) MiFID
System Software
1 25 (51.02%) Apache Flume
2 5 (10.20%) HDFS
3 3 (6.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 8 (16.33%) Hadoop YARN
2 3 (6.12%) Grafana
2 3 (6.12%) Graphite
2 3 (6.12%) Oozie
2 3 (6.12%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (6.12%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.12%) Cloudera
3 2 (4.08%) Google
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle
3 2 (4.08%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.04%) IBM
4 1 (2.04%) MuleSoft
4 1 (2.04%) Remedy
4 1 (2.04%) SAP
4 1 (2.04%) Solace
4 1 (2.04%) Sybase
4 1 (2.04%) Teradata