Period
to 18 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Data Engineer was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Canary Wharf during the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Data Engineer
Tower Hamlets > Canary Wharf
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 54 43 40
Rank change year-on-year -11 -3 -
Contract jobs requiring a Data Engineer 16 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 4.09% 1.32% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.17% 1.37% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 1
Canary Wharf median daily rate £525 £600 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +4.35% -
10th Percentile £513 £569 £563
90th Percentile £538 £626 £588
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £525 £600 £575
% change year-on-year -12.50% +4.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Canary Wharf median hourly rate - - -
Tower Hamlets median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Canary Wharf
Contract vacancies in Canary Wharf with a recognized job title 384 293 279
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.21% 97.02% 93.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 240 201
Canary Wharf median daily rate £550 £515 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.80% +14.44% -10.00%
10th Percentile £400 £263 £310
90th Percentile £650 £650 £625
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £550 £515 £450
% change year-on-year +6.80% +14.44% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Canary Wharf median hourly rate £39.38 £15.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +162.50% -68.42% +80.95%
10th Percentile £18.28 £15.00 £17.15
90th Percentile £134.47 £18.70 £52.25
Tower Hamlets median hourly rate £39.38 £15.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year +162.50% -68.42% +80.95%

Data Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

Job postings that featured Data Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf.

Job vacancy trend for Data Engineer in Canary Wharf

Data Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Engineer in Canary Wharf.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Engineer in Canary Wharf

Data Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Engineer in Canary Wharf over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Engineer in Canary Wharf

Data Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, Data Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Canary Wharf region featuring Data Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (93.75%) Python
1 15 (93.75%) Hadoop
1 15 (93.75%) Apache Hive
1 15 (93.75%) Big Data
1 15 (93.75%) Hortonworks
1 15 (93.75%) Cloudera
1 15 (93.75%) PySpark
2 14 (87.50%) Machine Learning
2 14 (87.50%) Master's Degree
2 14 (87.50%) Performance Optimisation
2 14 (87.50%) Analytics
2 14 (87.50%) Amazon EMR
2 14 (87.50%) Deep Learning
2 14 (87.50%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (87.50%) Statistical Modelling
2 14 (87.50%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (87.50%) Degree
2 14 (87.50%) Predictive Analytics
2 14 (87.50%) Data Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) QA
4 1 (6.25%) Drupal
4 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
4 1 (6.25%) OWASP
4 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
4 1 (6.25%) RESTful
4 1 (6.25%) BDD
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
4 1 (6.25%) Data Quality

Data Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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 1 (6.25%) CMS
1 1 (6.25%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 14 (87.50%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (87.50%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (93.75%) Apache Hive
1 15 (93.75%) Big Data
1 15 (93.75%) Hadoop
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (93.75%) PySpark
2 1 (6.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (87.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Analytics
1 14 (87.50%) Data Analysis
1 14 (87.50%) Deep Learning
1 14 (87.50%) Machine Learning
1 14 (87.50%) Performance Optimisation
1 14 (87.50%) Predictive Analytics
1 14 (87.50%) Statistical Modelling
2 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (6.25%) BDD
3 1 (6.25%) Content Management
3 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Data Security
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) OWASP
3 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
3 1 (6.25%) TDD
3 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
3 1 (6.25%) User Stories
3 1 (6.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) Python
2 1 (6.25%) C#
2 1 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (87.50%) Degree
1 14 (87.50%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (6.25%) Oozie
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) Cloudera
1 15 (93.75%) Hortonworks
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle