Period
to 20 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Data Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Engineering over the 6 months to 20 June 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.

Data Engineering
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 216 226 222
Rank change year-on-year +10 -4 +63
Contract jobs citing Data Engineering 38 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.55% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 6 7
City of London median daily rate £550 £531 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -21.57%
10th Percentile £463 £425 £368
90th Percentile £675 £575 £713
Central London median daily rate £550 £550 £500
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -21.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Data Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,028 5,436 5,783
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.22% 87.58% 87.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,789 4,210 4,638
City of London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £334 £313 £303
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £488 £463
% change year-on-year +2.56% +5.41% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 46 55
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.35 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.36% -3.25% -12.40%
10th Percentile £12.65 £13.19 £11.50
90th Percentile £37.74 £29.77 £49.55
Central London median hourly rate £19.25 £16.96 £20.00
% change year-on-year +13.50% -15.20% -9.60%

Data Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Data Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Data Engineering in the City of London

Data Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Engineering in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Engineering in the City of London

Data Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Engineering in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Engineering in the City of London

Data Engineering
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Engineering within the City of London region over the 6 months to 20 June 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
London Bridge - 2 £575 -
Data Engineering
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Data Engineering 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 City of London region with a requirement for Data Engineering.

1 28 (73.68%) Big Data
2 26 (68.42%) Apache Spark
3 20 (52.63%) Python
4 19 (50.00%) SQL
5 17 (44.74%) Analytics
6 16 (42.11%) Java
7 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (39.47%) Scala
8 14 (36.84%) Hadoop
9 13 (34.21%) SQL Server
9 13 (34.21%) ETL
10 12 (31.58%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
11 10 (26.32%) Machine Learning
11 10 (26.32%) Relational Database
12 8 (21.05%) Amazon Redshift
12 8 (21.05%) Docker
12 8 (21.05%) Kafka
12 8 (21.05%) Sqoop
12 8 (21.05%) Apache Hive
12 8 (21.05%) Git (software)
12 8 (21.05%) HDFS
13 7 (18.42%) Data Science
13 7 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (18.42%) Apache Cassandra
13 7 (18.42%) NoSQL
13 7 (18.42%) Amazon S3
13 7 (18.42%) Jenkins
13 7 (18.42%) Deep Learning
14 6 (15.79%) MapR

Data Engineering
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 26 (68.42%) Apache Spark
2 6 (15.79%) Apache
3 5 (13.16%) Apache Pig
4 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
5 2 (5.26%) Apache Solr
6 1 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (2.63%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 10 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (18.42%) Amazon S3
3 6 (15.79%) Amazon Kinesis
3 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (10.53%) Amazon EMR
4 4 (10.53%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (10.53%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (10.53%) Serverless
5 1 (2.63%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (73.68%) Big Data
2 14 (36.84%) Hadoop
3 13 (34.21%) SQL Server
4 12 (31.58%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (26.32%) Relational Database
6 8 (21.05%) Amazon Redshift
6 8 (21.05%) Apache Hive
6 8 (21.05%) Sqoop
7 7 (18.42%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (18.42%) NoSQL
8 6 (15.79%) MongoDB
9 5 (13.16%) RDBMS
10 4 (10.53%) Amazon Athena
10 4 (10.53%) OLTP
10 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2016
10 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (7.89%) BigQuery
11 3 (7.89%) Data Lake
11 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database
12 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 7 (18.42%) Jenkins
3 5 (13.16%) JUnit
3 5 (13.16%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.63%) Selenium
4 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (15.79%) Retail
2 3 (7.89%) Advertising
2 3 (7.89%) Finance
3 2 (5.26%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Games
3 2 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (50.00%) Data Engineer
2 12 (31.58%) Big Data Engineer
3 8 (21.05%) Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Big Data Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Architect
5 4 (10.53%) Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) Data Architect
5 4 (10.53%) Data Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) Java Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Senior Data Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Database Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) AWS DevOps
7 2 (5.26%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) AWS Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Big Data Architect
7 2 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Database Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Strategy Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) Kafka
2 5 (13.16%) Keras
2 5 (13.16%) MLlib
2 5 (13.16%) scikit-learn
2 5 (13.16%) TensorFlow
3 4 (10.53%) JMS
3 4 (10.53%) PySpark
4 2 (5.26%) Spark Streaming
5 1 (2.63%) .NET
5 1 (2.63%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.63%) D3.js
5 1 (2.63%) GraphX
5 1 (2.63%) HTML
5 1 (2.63%) HTML5
5 1 (2.63%) JSON
5 1 (2.63%) Matplotlib
5 1 (2.63%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.89%) Algorithms
3 2 (5.26%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.26%) Online Games
4 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.63%) Fintech
4 1 (2.63%) Social Network
4 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Linux
2 3 (7.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) Analytics
2 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (34.21%) ETL
4 10 (26.32%) Machine Learning
5 7 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (18.42%) Data Science
5 7 (18.42%) Deep Learning
6 6 (15.79%) E-Commerce
6 6 (15.79%) Mentoring
6 6 (15.79%) Software Delivery
7 5 (13.16%) Data Modelling
7 5 (13.16%) MapReduce
7 5 (13.16%) OOP
7 5 (13.16%) Open Source
7 5 (13.16%) Operations Research
7 5 (13.16%) Predictive Analytics
8 4 (10.53%) Database Tuning
8 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (10.53%) TDD
8 4 (10.53%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (52.63%) Python
2 19 (50.00%) SQL
3 16 (42.11%) Java
4 15 (39.47%) Scala
5 5 (13.16%) Shell Script
6 4 (10.53%) C#
6 4 (10.53%) T-SQL
7 3 (7.89%) PowerShell
8 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.63%) C
9 1 (2.63%) Go
9 1 (2.63%) R
9 1 (2.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.63%) Degree
1 1 (2.63%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) GCP
1 3 (7.89%) GDPR
2 2 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 8 (21.05%) Docker
1 8 (21.05%) HDFS
2 5 (13.16%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) Hadoop YARN
2 3 (7.89%) Oozie
3 2 (5.26%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Cloudera
1 6 (15.79%) Hortonworks
1 6 (15.79%) MapR
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle
3 4 (10.53%) Google
4 3 (7.89%) Hitachi
4 3 (7.89%) Informatica