Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 108 164
Rank change year-on-year -21 +56 -
Contract jobs citing Apache Spark 40 41 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.14% 1.42% 0.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.68% 8.69% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 31 9
West Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £413 £413 £393
90th Percentile £700 £538 £545
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -19.05%
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 521 472 612
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 14.90% 16.32% 15.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 300 399
West Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £280 £268
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £420
% change year-on-year +6.25% -4.76% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 16 10
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £19.13 £16.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.91% +13.79% +6.66%
10th Percentile £9.15 £9.25 £12.73
90th Percentile £35.55 £23.63 £31.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.25 £17.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +25.00% -17.07% +50.79%

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 -11 39 £488 +8.33%
Apache Spark
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 38 (95.00%) Hadoop
2 28 (70.00%) Big Data
3 25 (62.50%) Apache Hive
4 23 (57.50%) NoSQL
5 21 (52.50%) Kafka
6 20 (50.00%) HBase
7 19 (47.50%) Python
8 18 (45.00%) Scala
8 18 (45.00%) Software Engineering
9 17 (42.50%) Ansible
10 16 (40.00%) Apache
11 15 (37.50%) OOP
11 15 (37.50%) OO
11 15 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (32.50%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (32.50%) SQL
12 13 (32.50%) MapR
12 13 (32.50%) Elasticsearch
13 12 (30.00%) Relational Database
13 12 (30.00%) Java
13 12 (30.00%) TDD
14 11 (27.50%) Git (software)
14 11 (27.50%) PostgreSQL
14 11 (27.50%) Jenkins
14 11 (27.50%) MongoDB
14 11 (27.50%) Apache Cassandra
15 10 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
15 10 (25.00%) Redis
15 10 (25.00%) Functional Programming
15 10 (25.00%) RDBMS

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 16 (40.00%) Apache
2 13 (32.50%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (25.00%) nginx
4 5 (12.50%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (95.00%) Hadoop
2 28 (70.00%) Big Data
3 25 (62.50%) Apache Hive
4 23 (57.50%) NoSQL
5 20 (50.00%) HBase
6 12 (30.00%) Relational Database
7 11 (27.50%) Apache Cassandra
7 11 (27.50%) MongoDB
7 11 (27.50%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (25.00%) CouchDB
8 10 (25.00%) GIS
8 10 (25.00%) RDBMS
8 10 (25.00%) Redis
9 9 (22.50%) Riak
10 4 (10.00%) Parquet
11 3 (7.50%) MySQL
12 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
13 1 (2.50%) Impala
Development Applications
1 11 (27.50%) Git (software)
1 11 (27.50%) Jenkins
2 10 (25.00%) Mercurial
2 10 (25.00%) Subversion
3 2 (5.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.50%) Selenium
General
1 3 (7.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (62.50%) Developer
2 15 (37.50%) Python Developer
3 10 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 9 (22.50%) Big Data Developer
5 6 (15.00%) Apache Spark Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Big Data Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Hadoop Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Data Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Scala Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Big Data Software Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Scala Software Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Software Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Test Analyst
9 1 (2.50%) Java Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Java Software Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) Software Test Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) SQL Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Technical Analyst
9 1 (2.50%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (52.50%) Kafka
2 10 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (7.50%) Apache Avro
3 3 (7.50%) REST
3 3 (7.50%) SOAP
4 2 (5.00%) J2EE
4 2 (5.00%) JSON
4 2 (5.00%) PySpark
4 2 (5.00%) Spring
5 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (45.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (37.50%) OO
2 15 (37.50%) OOP
3 13 (32.50%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (30.00%) TDD
5 10 (25.00%) Functional Programming
6 8 (20.00%) DevOps
7 5 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 4 (10.00%) Test Scripting
9 3 (7.50%) Deployment Automation
9 3 (7.50%) MapReduce
9 3 (7.50%) Scrum
10 2 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (5.00%) Continuous Deployment
10 2 (5.00%) Microservices
10 2 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
11 1 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (2.50%) Functional Testing
11 1 (2.50%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 19 (47.50%) Python
2 18 (45.00%) Scala
3 13 (32.50%) SQL
4 12 (30.00%) Java
5 8 (20.00%) C#
6 7 (17.50%) C++
7 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (5.00%) R
8 1 (2.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) Sun Certification
3 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) PMO
1 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Apache Flume
2 2 (5.00%) HDFS
3 1 (2.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (42.50%) Ansible
2 7 (17.50%) Puppet
3 3 (7.50%) Oozie
4 1 (2.50%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 13 (32.50%) MapR
2 4 (10.00%) Google
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle
3 2 (5.00%) Sun
4 1 (2.50%) Cadence
4 1 (2.50%) Cloudera
4 1 (2.50%) Hortonworks
4 1 (2.50%) Splunk