Period
to 13 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 13 November 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 110 154
Rank change year-on-year -6 +44 -
Contract jobs citing Apache Spark 46 46 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.35% 1.54% 0.49%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.58% 9.06% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 41 10
West Yorkshire median daily rate £488 £438 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.43% +3.55% -
10th Percentile £400 £400 £396
90th Percentile £694 £525 £499
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £438 £478
% change year-on-year +8.57% -8.38% -9.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £35.00 -

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 536 508 598
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 15.72% 17.05% 16.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 326 362
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £276 £275 £263
90th Percentile £575 £569 £537
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £410
% change year-on-year +6.25% -2.32% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 21 13
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.94 £12.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.13% -17.24% -3.33%
10th Percentile £9.75 £9.25 £12.90
90th Percentile £33.75 £25.50 £31.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.19 £16.25 £21.25
% change year-on-year -0.40% -23.53% +41.67%

Apache Spark
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Apache Spark in West Yorkshire

Apache Spark
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apache Spark in West Yorkshire

Apache Spark
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apache Spark in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 13 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Apache Spark in West Yorkshire

Apache Spark
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apache Spark within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 13 November 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
Leeds -1 44 £505 +15.43% 9
Apache Spark
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Apache Spark.

1 44 (95.65%) Hadoop
2 29 (63.04%) NoSQL
3 23 (50.00%) Apache Hive
3 23 (50.00%) Big Data
4 21 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (45.65%) SQL
4 21 (45.65%) Apache
4 21 (45.65%) Python
4 21 (45.65%) Scala
5 20 (43.48%) Kafka
5 20 (43.48%) Software Engineering
6 19 (41.30%) Jenkins
6 19 (41.30%) HBase
7 18 (39.13%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (39.13%) Git (software)
8 17 (36.96%) MongoDB
8 17 (36.96%) Apache Cassandra
8 17 (36.96%) Elasticsearch
9 16 (34.78%) TDD
10 15 (32.61%) Subversion
10 15 (32.61%) GIS
10 15 (32.61%) OOP
10 15 (32.61%) OO
10 15 (32.61%) Java
10 15 (32.61%) RabbitMQ
10 15 (32.61%) Redis
10 15 (32.61%) nginx
10 15 (32.61%) Mercurial
10 15 (32.61%) CouchDB
10 15 (32.61%) Ansible

Apache Spark
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 21 (45.65%) Apache
2 17 (36.96%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (32.61%) nginx
4 1 (2.17%) Confluence
4 1 (2.17%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.17%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (95.65%) Hadoop
2 29 (63.04%) NoSQL
3 23 (50.00%) Apache Hive
3 23 (50.00%) Big Data
4 19 (41.30%) HBase
5 17 (36.96%) Apache Cassandra
5 17 (36.96%) MongoDB
6 15 (32.61%) CouchDB
6 15 (32.61%) GIS
6 15 (32.61%) Redis
7 14 (30.43%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (30.43%) Riak
8 12 (26.09%) Relational Database
9 10 (21.74%) RDBMS
10 4 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (8.70%) MySQL
11 3 (6.52%) Impala
12 2 (4.35%) Data Lake
12 2 (4.35%) Parquet
12 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (41.30%) Jenkins
2 18 (39.13%) Git (software)
3 15 (32.61%) Mercurial
3 15 (32.61%) Subversion
4 2 (4.35%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.17%) JIRA
5 1 (2.17%) Selenium
General
1 5 (10.87%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 22 (47.83%) Developer
2 12 (26.09%) Python Developer
3 10 (21.74%) Software Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) Data Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Big Data Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Big Data Developer
6 3 (6.52%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Hadoop Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Python Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Scala Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Big Data Software Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Hadoop Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Scala Software Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.17%) Architect
8 1 (2.17%) Data Architect
8 1 (2.17%) Java Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Machine Learning Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (43.48%) Kafka
2 15 (32.61%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (6.52%) JSON
4 2 (4.35%) J2EE
4 2 (4.35%) PySpark
4 2 (4.35%) REST
4 2 (4.35%) SOAP
4 2 (4.35%) Spring
5 1 (2.17%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (2.17%) scikit-learn
5 1 (2.17%) Theano
5 1 (2.17%) Web Services
5 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) NHS
2 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.17%) CUDA
2 1 (2.17%) GPGPU
2 1 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.17%) Hedge funds
2 1 (2.17%) Taxonomies
2 1 (2.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.70%) Unix
2 2 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (43.48%) Software Engineering
3 18 (39.13%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (34.78%) TDD
5 15 (32.61%) OO
5 15 (32.61%) OOP
6 10 (21.74%) DevOps
6 10 (21.74%) Functional Programming
7 5 (10.87%) Analytics
8 4 (8.70%) Data Analytics
8 4 (8.70%) Test Automation
8 4 (8.70%) Test Scripting
9 3 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (6.52%) Data Architecture
9 3 (6.52%) Data Science
9 3 (6.52%) Deployment Automation
9 3 (6.52%) Pair Programming
10 2 (4.35%) Continuous Deployment
10 2 (4.35%) Microservices
11 1 (2.17%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 21 (45.65%) Python
1 21 (45.65%) Scala
1 21 (45.65%) SQL
2 15 (32.61%) Java
3 8 (17.39%) C#
4 7 (15.22%) C++
5 4 (8.70%) R
6 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) Sun Certification
3 1 (2.17%) Degree
3 1 (2.17%) PhD
3 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) PMO
1 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) HDFS
2 2 (4.35%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (2.17%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 15 (32.61%) Ansible
2 2 (4.35%) Oozie
2 2 (4.35%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (30.43%) MapR
2 5 (10.87%) Hortonworks
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle
3 2 (4.35%) Sun
4 1 (2.17%) Cloudera
4 1 (2.17%) Databricks
4 1 (2.17%) Dataiku
4 1 (2.17%) SAP