Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 841 826 835
Rank change year-on-year -15 +9 +48
Contract jobs citing Apache Avro 46 65 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.045% 0.062% 0.053%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 0.20% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 41 57
UK median daily rate £550 £513 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.32% -18.00% +21.36%
10th Percentile £450 £425 £475
90th Percentile £677 £575 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £469 £350 £500
% change year-on-year +33.93% -30.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Apache Avro is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 32971 31981 32228
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.98% 30.38% 28.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 23277 22154 22091
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 367 553
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +8.70%
10th Percentile £18.35 £14.40 £15.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.80 £54.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.33% - +10.74%

Apache Avro
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Apache Avro as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Apache Avro in the UK

Apache Avro
Top 7 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
England -4 45 £550 +7.32% 1
London -46 26 £563 +9.76% 1
UK excluding London +46 19 £469 +33.93%
South East +14 10 £538 -
East of England - 7 £469 -
North West - 2 £405 -
North of England - 2 £405 -

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 41 (89.13%) Hadoop
1 41 (89.13%) Big Data
2 35 (76.09%) Kafka
3 30 (65.22%) Apache Spark
4 26 (56.52%) Java
4 26 (56.52%) HBase
5 24 (52.17%) HDFS
6 21 (45.65%) Parquet
6 21 (45.65%) Apache Hive
7 20 (43.48%) Git (software)
8 19 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (39.13%) JSON
10 16 (34.78%) Scala
10 16 (34.78%) Jenkins
11 15 (32.61%) Linux
12 14 (30.43%) Python
12 14 (30.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 14 (30.43%) Hadoop YARN
13 13 (28.26%) Apache Flume
13 13 (28.26%) SQL
14 12 (26.09%) XML
14 12 (26.09%) Shell Script
14 12 (26.09%) MapReduce
14 12 (26.09%) Akka
15 11 (23.91%) Gradle
15 11 (23.91%) Finance
16 10 (21.74%) Apache
16 10 (21.74%) Degree
16 10 (21.74%) Analytics
16 10 (21.74%) REST

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 30 (65.22%) Apache Spark
2 10 (21.74%) Apache
3 4 (8.70%) Apache Solr
4 3 (6.52%) Apache Pig
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (19.57%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (17.39%) GitHub
3 5 (10.87%) Amazon EMR
4 4 (8.70%) Amazon Kinesis
4 4 (8.70%) Amazon S3
4 4 (8.70%) IaaS
4 4 (8.70%) PaaS
5 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) Kerberos
1 3 (6.52%) SSL
2 2 (4.35%) HTTP
2 2 (4.35%) Internet
2 2 (4.35%) tcpdump
2 2 (4.35%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (89.13%) Big Data
1 41 (89.13%) Hadoop
2 26 (56.52%) HBase
3 21 (45.65%) Apache Hive
3 21 (45.65%) Parquet
4 9 (19.57%) Impala
4 9 (19.57%) NoSQL
4 9 (19.57%) Sqoop
5 7 (15.22%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (13.04%) Spark SQL
7 5 (10.87%) MongoDB
8 4 (8.70%) Amazon QuickSight
8 4 (8.70%) Amazon Redshift
8 4 (8.70%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
8 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (6.52%) Data Lake
10 2 (4.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (4.35%) Apache Zeppelin
Development Applications
1 20 (43.48%) Git (software)
2 16 (34.78%) Jenkins
3 11 (23.91%) Gradle
4 8 (17.39%) Maven
4 8 (17.39%) WebDriver
5 4 (8.70%) Cucumber
6 3 (6.52%) SonarQube
6 3 (6.52%) TeamCity
7 2 (4.35%) JIRA
7 2 (4.35%) JUnit
8 1 (2.17%) Apache Continuum
8 1 (2.17%) ERwin
8 1 (2.17%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (2.17%) Subversion
General
1 11 (23.91%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Marketing
3 3 (6.52%) Front Office
4 2 (4.35%) Banking
4 2 (4.35%) Publishing
5 1 (2.17%) Back Office
5 1 (2.17%) Games
5 1 (2.17%) Retail
5 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (65.22%) Developer
2 22 (47.83%) Big Data Developer
3 15 (32.61%) Java Developer
4 7 (15.22%) Architect
4 7 (15.22%) Hadoop Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Data Architect
5 5 (10.87%) Scala Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Java Hadoop Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Big Data Architect
7 3 (6.52%) Big Data Solutions Architect
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Software Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Big Data Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Data Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Software Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Apache Spark Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Hadoop Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (76.09%) Kafka
2 18 (39.13%) JSON
3 12 (26.09%) Akka
3 12 (26.09%) XML
4 10 (21.74%) REST
5 9 (19.57%) Spring
6 8 (17.39%) Play Framework
7 7 (15.22%) J2EE
7 7 (15.22%) PySpark
8 6 (13.04%) Middleware
8 6 (13.04%) RabbitMQ
9 5 (10.87%) JSON Schema
9 5 (10.87%) RESTful
10 4 (8.70%) Gherkin
10 4 (8.70%) Lucene
10 4 (8.70%) OpenCL
10 4 (8.70%) Protocol Buffers
10 4 (8.70%) Spark Streaming
11 2 (4.35%) Elastic Stack
11 2 (4.35%) Samza
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Linux Command Line
1 6 (13.04%) Virtual Team
2 4 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.70%) Derivative
3 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.52%) Credit Risk
3 3 (6.52%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 3 (6.52%) Market Risk
4 2 (4.35%) Clustering
4 2 (4.35%) Over-the-Top Content
5 1 (2.17%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.17%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.17%) Digital TV
5 1 (2.17%) Media Streaming
5 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (32.61%) Linux
2 6 (13.04%) Unix
3 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (26.09%) MapReduce
3 10 (21.74%) Analytics
4 9 (19.57%) TDD
5 7 (15.22%) Data Modelling
6 6 (13.04%) BDD
6 6 (13.04%) Benchmarking
6 6 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (13.04%) Data Ingestion
6 6 (13.04%) System Testing
6 6 (13.04%) Unit Testing
7 5 (10.87%) ETL
7 5 (10.87%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (10.87%) Software Engineering
7 5 (10.87%) Test Automation
8 4 (8.70%) Data Security
8 4 (8.70%) Risk Management
8 4 (8.70%) Scrum
8 4 (8.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 26 (56.52%) Java
2 16 (34.78%) Scala
3 14 (30.43%) Python
4 13 (28.26%) SQL
5 12 (26.09%) Shell Script
6 6 (13.04%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.17%) Groovy
8 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.17%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (21.74%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 24 (52.17%) HDFS
2 14 (30.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 13 (28.26%) Apache Flume
4 1 (2.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (30.43%) Hadoop YARN
2 9 (19.57%) Oozie
3 4 (8.70%) Mesos
4 2 (4.35%) Ansible
4 2 (4.35%) Apache Slider
4 2 (4.35%) Grafana
4 2 (4.35%) Graphite
4 2 (4.35%) Terraform
5 1 (2.17%) Kubernetes
5 1 (2.17%) Nagios
5 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (10.87%) Cloudera
1 5 (10.87%) Oracle
2 4 (8.70%) Hortonworks
2 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.17%) Cognos
3 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.17%) Remedy
3 1 (2.17%) Tableau
3 1 (2.17%) Teradata