Period
to 12 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Data Engineer was £588 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

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.

Senior Data Engineer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 241 253 241
Rank change year-on-year +12 -12 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Data Engineer 14 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.20% 0.042% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.044% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 4
City of London median daily rate £588 £569 £536
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.30% +6.06% +22.57%
10th Percentile £497 £517 £478
90th Percentile £661 £626 £584
Central London median daily rate £588 £625 £536
% change year-on-year -6.00% +16.55% +22.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6,794 6,824 6,264
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.25% 94.67% 95.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,360 5,409 4,965
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £313
90th Percentile £675 £688 £663
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 93 73
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -2.86% -5.41%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.25 £12.58
90th Percentile £26.10 £30.75 £54.03
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.10 £17.21
% change year-on-year +3.31% +5.19% -4.40%

Senior Data Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Senior Data Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Data Engineer in the City of London

Senior Data Engineer
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 Senior Data Engineer in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Data Engineer in the City of London

Senior Data Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Data Engineer in the City of London over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Data Engineer in the City of London

Senior Data Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, Senior 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 City of London region featuring Senior Data Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (57.14%) Apache Spark
1 8 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 7 (50.00%) Big Data
3 6 (42.86%) Python
4 5 (35.71%) TDD
4 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (35.71%) Kafka
5 4 (28.57%) BigQuery
5 4 (28.57%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (28.57%) Amazon Redshift
5 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
5 4 (28.57%) BDD
5 4 (28.57%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
5 4 (28.57%) Hadoop
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (28.57%) Google
5 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
5 4 (28.57%) Apache
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 4 (28.57%) Scrum
5 4 (28.57%) Data Science
6 3 (21.43%) Finance
6 3 (21.43%) Java
6 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio

Senior Data Engineer Skill Set
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 8 (57.14%) Apache Spark
2 4 (28.57%) Apache
3 2 (14.29%) Apache Airflow
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP MM
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (7.14%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 8 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (28.57%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) Big Data
1 7 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 4 (28.57%) Amazon Redshift
2 4 (28.57%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (28.57%) BigQuery
2 4 (28.57%) Hadoop
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 3 (21.43%) MongoDB
4 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (14.29%) HBase
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (7.14%) Couchbase
5 1 (7.14%) Data Lake
5 1 (7.14%) KDB
5 1 (7.14%) Kdb+
5 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
5 1 (7.14%) SAP HANA
5 1 (7.14%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
3 2 (14.29%) Subversion
3 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (7.14%) LSMW
4 1 (7.14%) Maven
4 1 (7.14%) Robot Framework
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) Kafka
2 2 (14.29%) Velocity
3 1 (7.14%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (7.14%) JMS
3 1 (7.14%) Middleware
3 1 (7.14%) NumPy
3 1 (7.14%) Rendezvous
3 1 (7.14%) RESTful
3 1 (7.14%) SAPUI5
3 1 (7.14%) scikit-learn
3 1 (7.14%) SciPy
3 1 (7.14%) Spring
3 1 (7.14%) TensorFlow
3 1 (7.14%) Theano
3 1 (7.14%) Ultra Messaging
3 1 (7.14%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Algorithms
2 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
2 1 (7.14%) Derivative
2 1 (7.14%) Equities
2 1 (7.14%) Fintech
2 1 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (35.71%) TDD
3 4 (28.57%) BDD
3 4 (28.57%) Data Science
3 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 4 (28.57%) Scrum
4 3 (21.43%) Kanban
4 3 (21.43%) Machine Learning
4 3 (21.43%) Software Deployment
5 2 (14.29%) Analytics
5 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (14.29%) Data Engineering
5 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 2 (14.29%) ETL
5 2 (14.29%) MapReduce
5 2 (14.29%) OO
5 2 (14.29%) Open Source
5 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 1 (7.14%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) Python
3 3 (21.43%) Java
4 2 (14.29%) C#
4 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 2 (14.29%) R
4 2 (14.29%) Scala
5 1 (7.14%) C
5 1 (7.14%) Java 8
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Docker
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Google
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) Talend
3 1 (7.14%) Cloudera
3 1 (7.14%) Hortonworks
3 1 (7.14%) Informatica
3 1 (7.14%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) Sybase
3 1 (7.14%) TIBCO