Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Spark Streaming skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Spark Streaming over the 6 months to 18 January 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 Streaming
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 763 779 870
Rank change year-on-year +16 +91 -15
Contract jobs citing Spark Streaming 113 91 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.094% 0.010%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.35% 0.30% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 58 6
UK median daily rate £525 £550 £501
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +9.89% -9.00%
10th Percentile £425 £455 £456
90th Percentile £618 £713 £569
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £538 £501
% change year-on-year -6.98% +7.39% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Spark Streaming 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 31,966 30,129 30,758
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.87% 31.01% 28.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,806 20,783 21,241
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £278
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 331 338 565
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £18.50 £15.00 £15.04
90th Percentile £53.75 £52.00 £55.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +8.70%

Spark Streaming
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Spark Streaming as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Spark Streaming in the UK

Spark Streaming
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Spark Streaming in the UK

Spark Streaming
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Spark Streaming over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Spark Streaming in the UK

Spark Streaming
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spark Streaming within the UK over the 6 months to 18 January 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
England +27 112 £525 -4.55% 23
UK excluding London +45 59 £500 -6.98% 5
London -50 53 £525 -4.55% 18
South East +3 40 £500 -4.76% 5
Midlands - 10 £500 -
East Midlands - 9 £500 -
East of England - 5 £488 -
North of England +37 4 £513 -6.82%
Yorkshire - 4 £513 -
West Midlands - 1 £500 -

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Spark Streaming 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 Spark Streaming.

1 111 (98.23%) Apache Spark
2 93 (82.30%) Big Data
3 77 (68.14%) Kafka
4 76 (67.26%) Hadoop
5 62 (54.87%) Agile Software Development
5 62 (54.87%) Java
6 57 (50.44%) Apache Hive
7 44 (38.94%) RESTful
8 43 (38.05%) Scala
8 43 (38.05%) Linux
9 42 (37.17%) HDFS
10 39 (34.51%) HBase
11 38 (33.63%) ETL
12 37 (32.74%) Jenkins
13 36 (31.86%) TDD
14 34 (30.09%) Scrum
14 34 (30.09%) Git (software)
15 32 (28.32%) SQL
16 31 (27.43%) Spring
16 31 (27.43%) Apache Cassandra
17 30 (26.55%) Apache
18 28 (24.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
18 28 (24.78%) Hadoop YARN
19 27 (23.89%) Microservices
20 26 (23.01%) Impala
21 25 (22.12%) MapReduce
22 24 (21.24%) Cloudera
22 24 (21.24%) Spring Boot
23 23 (20.35%) GitHub
23 23 (20.35%) Spring Integration

Spark Streaming
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
1 111 (98.23%) Apache Spark
2 30 (26.55%) Apache
3 16 (14.16%) Tomcat
4 15 (13.27%) GemFire
5 13 (11.50%) Cloud Foundry
6 8 (7.08%) Apache Pig
7 7 (6.19%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.88%) Jupyter
8 1 (0.88%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 23 (20.35%) GitHub
2 17 (15.04%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (11.50%) PaaS
4 5 (4.42%) Bluemix
4 5 (4.42%) IBM Cloud
5 3 (2.65%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (2.65%) Amazon Kinesis
5 3 (2.65%) SaaS
6 2 (1.77%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.77%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.73%) Kerberos
2 10 (8.85%) HTTP
3 2 (1.77%) DSL
4 1 (0.88%) Internet
4 1 (0.88%) LAN
4 1 (0.88%) SSL
4 1 (0.88%) VPN
4 1 (0.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (82.30%) Big Data
2 76 (67.26%) Hadoop
3 57 (50.44%) Apache Hive
4 39 (34.51%) HBase
5 31 (27.43%) Apache Cassandra
6 26 (23.01%) Impala
7 22 (19.47%) NoSQL
7 22 (19.47%) Sqoop
8 19 (16.81%) MongoDB
9 14 (12.39%) SQL Server
10 13 (11.50%) OLTP
11 11 (9.73%) PostgreSQL
12 10 (8.85%) Apache Kudu
12 10 (8.85%) Cloudera CDH
13 8 (7.08%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (4.42%) Amazon Redshift
14 5 (4.42%) Spark SQL
14 5 (4.42%) Star Schema
15 4 (3.54%) Flink
15 4 (3.54%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 37 (32.74%) Jenkins
2 34 (30.09%) Git (software)
3 14 (12.39%) Gradle
4 13 (11.50%) IntelliJ
4 13 (11.50%) JUnit
5 7 (6.19%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (3.54%) Maven
7 3 (2.65%) JIRA
8 1 (0.88%) Apache Continuum
8 1 (0.88%) ERwin
8 1 (0.88%) GitLab
8 1 (0.88%) GoCD
8 1 (0.88%) Subversion
General
1 23 (20.35%) Finance
2 8 (7.08%) Banking
3 5 (4.42%) Automotive
4 4 (3.54%) Marketing
4 4 (3.54%) Publishing
4 4 (3.54%) Retail
5 3 (2.65%) French Language
6 2 (1.77%) Games
7 1 (0.88%) Electronics
7 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 80 (70.80%) Developer
2 39 (34.51%) Big Data Developer
3 29 (25.66%) Java Developer
4 23 (20.35%) Data Engineer
5 20 (17.70%) Apache Spark Developer
6 18 (15.93%) Big Data Engineer
7 13 (11.50%) Scala Developer
8 10 (8.85%) Hadoop Developer
9 9 (7.96%) Hadoop Engineer
10 7 (6.19%) Architect
11 6 (5.31%) Java Hadoop Developer
12 5 (4.42%) Data Architect
13 4 (3.54%) Big Data Architect
13 4 (3.54%) Java Engineer
14 3 (2.65%) Database Developer
14 3 (2.65%) Elasticsearch Developer
14 3 (2.65%) Elasticsearch Engineer
14 3 (2.65%) Hadoop Administrator
14 3 (2.65%) Hadoop Architect
14 3 (2.65%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (68.14%) Kafka
2 44 (38.94%) RESTful
3 31 (27.43%) Spring
4 24 (21.24%) Spring Boot
5 23 (20.35%) Spring Integration
6 22 (19.47%) JSON
7 21 (18.58%) Web Services
8 19 (16.81%) J2EE
9 16 (14.16%) Middleware
9 16 (14.16%) RabbitMQ
10 13 (11.50%) Apache Camel
11 10 (8.85%) Akka
12 8 (7.08%) REST
13 7 (6.19%) XML
14 6 (5.31%) Ajax
14 6 (5.31%) Elastic Stack
14 6 (5.31%) jQuery
14 6 (5.31%) Play Framework
14 6 (5.31%) SOAP
14 6 (5.31%) spray
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.39%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (11.50%) Algorithms
2 13 (11.50%) Linux Command Line
2 13 (11.50%) Replication
2 13 (11.50%) Virtual Team
3 5 (4.42%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.65%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.77%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.77%) Clustering
6 1 (0.88%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.88%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.88%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 43 (38.05%) Linux
2 20 (17.70%) Unix
3 14 (12.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.77%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (54.87%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (33.63%) ETL
3 36 (31.86%) TDD
4 34 (30.09%) Scrum
5 27 (23.89%) Microservices
6 25 (22.12%) MapReduce
7 22 (19.47%) Analytics
7 22 (19.47%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (14.16%) Machine Learning
8 16 (14.16%) Open Source
9 14 (12.39%) System Testing
9 14 (12.39%) Unit Testing
10 13 (11.50%) Acceptance Criteria
10 13 (11.50%) Benchmarking
10 13 (11.50%) Pair Programming
10 13 (11.50%) Performance Tuning
10 13 (11.50%) User Stories
10 13 (11.50%) Validation
11 10 (8.85%) Data Engineering
11 10 (8.85%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 62 (54.87%) Java
2 43 (38.05%) Scala
3 32 (28.32%) SQL
4 21 (18.58%) Python
5 14 (12.39%) Shell Script
6 6 (5.31%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.65%) C#
8 2 (1.77%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.77%) C++
8 2 (1.77%) HiveQL
8 2 (1.77%) Ruby
9 1 (0.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (18.58%) Degree
2 4 (3.54%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.65%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (14.16%) QA
2 2 (1.77%) GDPR
System Software
1 42 (37.17%) HDFS
2 28 (24.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 17 (15.04%) Apache Flume
4 14 (12.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 28 (24.78%) Hadoop YARN
2 7 (6.19%) Kubernetes
3 6 (5.31%) Kibana
3 6 (5.31%) logstash
4 5 (4.42%) Ambari
4 5 (4.42%) Oozie
5 4 (3.54%) Puppet
6 2 (1.77%) Ansible
6 2 (1.77%) Control-M
7 1 (0.88%) Nagios
7 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.88%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.88%) Rancher
Vendors
1 24 (21.24%) Cloudera
2 18 (15.93%) Hortonworks
3 14 (12.39%) Red Hat
4 10 (8.85%) MapR
5 6 (5.31%) Tableau
6 5 (4.42%) IBM
6 5 (4.42%) Oracle
7 4 (3.54%) Ab Initio
7 4 (3.54%) Teradata
8 2 (1.77%) Google
8 2 (1.77%) Informatica
8 2 (1.77%) Talend
9 1 (0.88%) Cognos
9 1 (0.88%) SAP
9 1 (0.88%) Twitter