Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 119 164
Rank change year-on-year +8 +45 -
Contract jobs citing Apache Spark 62 36 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.80% 1.26% 0.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.23% 8.16% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 26 8
West Yorkshire median daily rate £488 £464 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.18% +9.70% -
10th Percentile £403 £413 £400
90th Percentile £575 £538 £549
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £464 £475
% change year-on-year +2.48% -2.42% -9.52%
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 552 441 671
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 16.03% 15.41% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 283 445
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +8.11%
10th Percentile £268 £305 £264
90th Percentile £563 £538 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 14 7
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.25 £16.63 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.26% +33.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.25 £8.80
90th Percentile £35.83 £28.83 £20.81
Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.33 £16.50 £13.89
% change year-on-year +29.24% +18.79% +32.29%

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 18 July 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 18 July 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 +3 60 £500 +7.87% 9
Halifax - 1 - -
Apache Spark
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 54 (87.10%) Hadoop
2 46 (74.19%) Big Data
3 42 (67.74%) Apache Hive
4 41 (66.13%) Kafka
5 33 (53.23%) HBase
6 32 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (50.00%) Python
8 25 (40.32%) Scala
9 21 (33.87%) NoSQL
9 21 (33.87%) MapReduce
10 20 (32.26%) Java
10 20 (32.26%) DevOps
11 19 (30.65%) Ansible
12 18 (29.03%) SQL
12 18 (29.03%) ETL
12 18 (29.03%) Informatica
12 18 (29.03%) Apache
12 18 (29.03%) Talend
13 16 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (24.19%) Data Warehouse
14 15 (24.19%) TDD
15 14 (22.58%) Spark Streaming
16 13 (20.97%) Apache Flume
17 12 (19.35%) Puppet
17 12 (19.35%) Software Engineering
18 11 (17.74%) Security Cleared
19 10 (16.13%) Pentaho
19 10 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
19 10 (16.13%) Relational Database
19 10 (16.13%) MapR

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 18 (29.03%) Apache
2 8 (12.90%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (9.68%) nginx
4 5 (8.06%) Apache Pig
5 2 (3.23%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (11.29%) GitHub
3 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.68%) DSL
2 2 (3.23%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.61%) AMQP
3 1 (1.61%) BIG-IP
3 1 (1.61%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (87.10%) Hadoop
2 46 (74.19%) Big Data
3 42 (67.74%) Apache Hive
4 33 (53.23%) HBase
5 21 (33.87%) NoSQL
6 15 (24.19%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (16.13%) Pentaho
7 10 (16.13%) Relational Database
8 9 (14.52%) Impala
8 9 (14.52%) Sqoop
9 7 (11.29%) MongoDB
10 6 (9.68%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (9.68%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (9.68%) Redis
11 5 (8.06%) CouchDB
11 5 (8.06%) GIS
11 5 (8.06%) RDBMS
12 4 (6.45%) MySQL
12 4 (6.45%) Parquet
12 4 (6.45%) Riak
Development Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Git (software)
1 5 (8.06%) Jenkins
1 5 (8.06%) Mercurial
1 5 (8.06%) Subversion
General
1 7 (11.29%) Retail
2 4 (6.45%) Games
3 1 (1.61%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (43.55%) Developer
2 20 (32.26%) Data Engineer
3 16 (25.81%) Big Data Developer
4 13 (20.97%) Python Developer
5 9 (14.52%) Big Data Engineer
6 7 (11.29%) Apache Spark Developer
6 7 (11.29%) Software Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Hadoop Developer
8 3 (4.84%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Scala Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Architect
9 2 (3.23%) AWS Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Big Data Software Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) Hadoop Administrator
9 2 (3.23%) Hadoop Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) Java Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) Scala Software Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) Senior Big Data Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (66.13%) Kafka
2 14 (22.58%) Spark Streaming
3 6 (9.68%) RabbitMQ
4 5 (8.06%) Web Services
5 4 (6.45%) REST
6 3 (4.84%) Apache Avro
6 3 (4.84%) J2EE
7 2 (3.23%) JSON
7 2 (3.23%) PySpark
7 2 (3.23%) Spring
8 1 (1.61%) Akka
8 1 (1.61%) Dropwizard
8 1 (1.61%) LEMP Stack
8 1 (1.61%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (1.61%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) NHS
2 1 (1.61%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.45%) Linux
2 3 (4.84%) Unix
3 1 (1.61%) Android
3 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (33.87%) MapReduce
3 20 (32.26%) DevOps
4 18 (29.03%) ETL
5 16 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (24.19%) TDD
7 12 (19.35%) Software Engineering
8 10 (16.13%) Deployment Automation
9 9 (14.52%) OO
9 9 (14.52%) OOP
9 9 (14.52%) Scrum
9 9 (14.52%) Test Automation
10 8 (12.90%) Data Modelling
11 7 (11.29%) Reverse Engineering
12 6 (9.68%) Functional Programming
13 5 (8.06%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (8.06%) E-Commerce
13 5 (8.06%) Open Source
14 4 (6.45%) Kanban
14 4 (6.45%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 31 (50.00%) Python
2 25 (40.32%) Scala
3 20 (32.26%) Java
4 18 (29.03%) SQL
5 10 (16.13%) JavaScript
6 9 (14.52%) Shell Script
7 6 (9.68%) HiveQL
7 6 (9.68%) Ruby
8 4 (6.45%) C#
8 4 (6.45%) C++
9 2 (3.23%) R
10 1 (1.61%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (17.74%) Security Cleared
2 8 (12.90%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.84%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (3.23%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) PMO
2 3 (4.84%) QA
3 2 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (20.97%) Apache Flume
2 9 (14.52%) Docker
3 2 (3.23%) HDFS
4 1 (1.61%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 19 (30.65%) Ansible
2 12 (19.35%) Puppet
3 3 (4.84%) Hadoop YARN
3 3 (4.84%) Oozie
Vendors
1 18 (29.03%) Informatica
1 18 (29.03%) Talend
2 10 (16.13%) MapR
3 9 (14.52%) Splunk
4 6 (9.68%) Oracle
5 5 (8.06%) Cloudera
6 4 (6.45%) Google
7 3 (4.84%) Cadence
8 2 (3.23%) Hortonworks
8 2 (3.23%) Sun
9 1 (1.61%) F5
9 1 (1.61%) Salesforce.com