Period
to 23 February 2019

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 23 February 2019 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
23 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 83 136 141
Rank change year-on-year +53 +5 +31
Contract jobs citing Apache Spark 73 31 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.24% 0.95% 0.40%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.20% 5.84% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 29 11
West Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £425 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -1.16% -14.00%
10th Percentile £395 £400 £405
90th Percentile £588 £538 £488
Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% -11.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 553 531 519
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 16.98% 16.33% 17.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 364 292
West Yorkshire median daily rate £429 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.19% -5.88% +2.97%
10th Percentile £286 £241 £275
90th Percentile £563 £559 £549
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 20 8
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.10 £13.75 £17.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.78% -21.11% +12.45%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.50 £12.51
90th Percentile £24.00 £22.44 £26.95
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -21.05% +24.59%

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 23 February 2019.

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 23 February 2019. 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 +45 69 £500 +17.65% 15
Apache Spark
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 2019, 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 65 (89.04%) Hadoop
2 43 (58.90%) Python
3 42 (57.53%) Big Data
4 41 (56.16%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (50.68%) NoSQL
6 35 (47.95%) Scala
7 34 (46.58%) Java
8 33 (45.21%) SQL
9 32 (43.84%) Git (software)
10 31 (42.47%) Software Engineering
11 30 (41.10%) Jenkins
12 29 (39.73%) Continuous Integration
13 28 (38.36%) Apache Hive
14 27 (36.99%) Riak
14 27 (36.99%) TDD
14 27 (36.99%) Kafka
15 26 (35.62%) Redis
16 25 (34.25%) Ansible
16 25 (34.25%) Apache
17 24 (32.88%) Elasticsearch
18 23 (31.51%) Subversion
18 23 (31.51%) GIS
18 23 (31.51%) RabbitMQ
18 23 (31.51%) Mercurial
18 23 (31.51%) nginx
19 22 (30.14%) HBase
20 21 (28.77%) Apache Cassandra
21 20 (27.40%) MongoDB
22 19 (26.03%) CouchDB
23 18 (24.66%) Amazon AWS

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 25 (34.25%) Apache
2 24 (32.88%) Elasticsearch
3 23 (31.51%) nginx
4 2 (2.74%) Confluence
5 1 (1.37%) OpenEdge
5 1 (1.37%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 18 (24.66%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.85%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (6.85%) Amazon EMR
2 5 (6.85%) Amazon S3
3 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (4.11%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.74%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (2.74%) GitHub
5 2 (2.74%) Serverless
6 1 (1.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.37%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (1.37%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (1.37%) AWS CloudTrail
6 1 (1.37%) AWS Fargate
6 1 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (89.04%) Hadoop
2 42 (57.53%) Big Data
3 37 (50.68%) NoSQL
4 28 (38.36%) Apache Hive
5 27 (36.99%) Riak
6 26 (35.62%) Redis
7 23 (31.51%) GIS
8 22 (30.14%) HBase
9 21 (28.77%) Apache Cassandra
10 20 (27.40%) MongoDB
11 19 (26.03%) CouchDB
12 17 (23.29%) PostgreSQL
13 14 (19.18%) Relational Database
14 11 (15.07%) RDBMS
15 6 (8.22%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (8.22%) Impala
16 5 (6.85%) Data Lake
17 3 (4.11%) SQL Server
18 2 (2.74%) MySQL
18 2 (2.74%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 32 (43.84%) Git (software)
2 30 (41.10%) Jenkins
3 23 (31.51%) Mercurial
3 23 (31.51%) Subversion
4 7 (9.59%) Maven
5 6 (8.22%) Eclipse
5 6 (8.22%) IntelliJ
5 6 (8.22%) JUnit
6 3 (4.11%) JIRA
7 1 (1.37%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.37%) Gatling
7 1 (1.37%) JMeter
7 1 (1.37%) Selenium
7 1 (1.37%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (12.33%) Finance
2 1 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (49.32%) Developer
2 16 (21.92%) Python Developer
3 14 (19.18%) Data Engineer
4 11 (15.07%) Scala Developer
5 10 (13.70%) Big Data Engineer
6 8 (10.96%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (10.96%) Hadoop Engineer
6 8 (10.96%) Software Engineer
7 7 (9.59%) Hadoop Developer
7 7 (9.59%) Java Engineer
8 6 (8.22%) Big Data Developer
9 5 (6.85%) AWS Engineer
9 5 (6.85%) Java Developer
10 4 (5.48%) Big Data Software Engineer
10 4 (5.48%) Java Scala Developer
10 4 (5.48%) Python Engineer
11 3 (4.11%) Apache Spark Developer
11 3 (4.11%) Platform Engineer
12 2 (2.74%) Analyst
12 2 (2.74%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (36.99%) Kafka
2 23 (31.51%) RabbitMQ
3 6 (8.22%) Spark Streaming
4 5 (6.85%) PySpark
5 4 (5.48%) .NET
5 4 (5.48%) Apache NiFi
6 3 (4.11%) JSON
6 3 (4.11%) Web Services
7 2 (2.74%) J2EE
7 2 (2.74%) XML
8 1 (1.37%) Keycloak
8 1 (1.37%) Natural Language Processing
8 1 (1.37%) REST
8 1 (1.37%) RESTful
8 1 (1.37%) scikit-learn
8 1 (1.37%) Spring
8 1 (1.37%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.74%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.37%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.37%) CUDA
2 1 (1.37%) GPGPU
2 1 (1.37%) Hedge funds
2 1 (1.37%) NHS
2 1 (1.37%) Taxonomies
2 1 (1.37%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.44%) Linux
2 8 (10.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (56.16%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (42.47%) Software Engineering
3 29 (39.73%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (36.99%) TDD
5 12 (16.44%) DevOps
6 8 (10.96%) Pair Programming
7 7 (9.59%) Analytics
7 7 (9.59%) Functional Programming
7 7 (9.59%) OO
7 7 (9.59%) OOP
7 7 (9.59%) SDLC
7 7 (9.59%) Unit Testing
8 6 (8.22%) BDD
8 6 (8.22%) Data Science
9 5 (6.85%) Open Source
10 4 (5.48%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (5.48%) Data Management
10 4 (5.48%) Test Automation
11 3 (4.11%) Data Analytics
11 3 (4.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (58.90%) Python
2 35 (47.95%) Scala
3 34 (46.58%) Java
4 33 (45.21%) SQL
5 8 (10.96%) C#
5 8 (10.96%) C++
6 6 (8.22%) R
7 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (9.59%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (4.11%) AWS Certification
3 2 (2.74%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.37%) Degree
4 1 (1.37%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.22%) HDFS
2 3 (4.11%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (2.74%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (1.37%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 25 (34.25%) Ansible
2 4 (5.48%) Terraform
3 2 (2.74%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (2.74%) Oozie
3 2 (2.74%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.37%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.37%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (16.44%) MapR
2 10 (13.70%) Hortonworks
3 4 (5.48%) Cloudera
3 4 (5.48%) Databricks
4 3 (4.11%) Dataiku
4 3 (4.11%) Google
5 2 (2.74%) Oracle
5 2 (2.74%) Splunk
5 2 (2.74%) Tableau
6 1 (1.37%) SAP
6 1 (1.37%) Teradata