Period
to 4 December 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 4 December 2021 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
4 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 91 66 108
Rank change year-on-year -25 +42 +36
Contract jobs citing Data Engineering 13 3 6
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.83% 0.41% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 0.49% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 6
10th Percentile £488 " £400
25th Percentile £516 " £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £563 - £463
75th Percentile £631 " £497
90th Percentile £638 " £569
England median daily rate £575 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +9.52% -4.55% -

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 East Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,294 612 1,514
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 83.06% 83.49% 82.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 939 373 848
10th Percentile £210 £216 £231
25th Percentile £325 £313 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £393 £400
Median % change year-on-year +8.28% -1.88% -
75th Percentile £519 £475 £500
90th Percentile £600 £548 £580
England median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 29 99
10th Percentile £9.00 £10.70 £10.96
25th Percentile £10.50 £11.63 £11.50
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
Median % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +0.81%
75th Percentile £23.42 £43.75 £19.36
90th Percentile £49.12 £47.50 £46.40
England median hourly rate £24.08 £27.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year -10.81% +22.73% +9.15%

Data Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Data Engineering as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Data Engineering in the East Midlands

Data Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Data Engineering in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Data Engineering in the East Midlands

Data Engineering
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Data Engineering in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 4 December 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Data Engineering in the East Midlands

Data Engineering
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 4 December 2021. 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
Nottinghamshire -17 10 £575 - 2
Leicestershire - 2 £550 -
Derbyshire - 1 - -
Data Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 4 December 2021, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Data Engineering.

1 13 (100.00%) Azure
2 12 (92.31%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (92.31%) Power Platform
3 9 (69.23%) Relational Database
3 9 (69.23%) Data Lake
3 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
4 8 (61.54%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (61.54%) Power BI
5 7 (53.85%) Azure Synapse Analytics
5 7 (53.85%) Social Skills
5 7 (53.85%) RDBMS
5 7 (53.85%) SQL
5 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (53.85%) ETL
5 7 (53.85%) Analytics
6 6 (46.15%) Data Governance
6 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (46.15%) Python
7 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
7 5 (38.46%) AWS
7 5 (38.46%) Business Analytics
7 5 (38.46%) Databricks
7 5 (38.46%) Data Strategy
7 5 (38.46%) GCP
7 5 (38.46%) Fivetran
7 5 (38.46%) Snowflake
8 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 4 (30.77%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse

Data Engineering
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 3 (23.08%) Apache Spark
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Synapse
Cloud Services
1 13 (100.00%) Azure
2 12 (92.31%) Power Platform
3 7 (53.85%) Azure Synapse Analytics
4 5 (38.46%) AWS
4 5 (38.46%) Fivetran
4 5 (38.46%) GCP
4 5 (38.46%) Snowflake
5 3 (23.08%) SaaS
6 2 (15.38%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (15.38%) IaaS
6 2 (15.38%) PaaS
7 1 (7.69%) Azure Logic Apps
7 1 (7.69%) Azure Stack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) Data Lake
1 9 (69.23%) Relational Database
2 8 (61.54%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (61.54%) Power BI
3 7 (53.85%) RDBMS
3 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
6 4 (30.77%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
8 2 (15.38%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (15.38%) Big Data
8 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
9 1 (7.69%) Redis
9 1 (7.69%) SAP BW
9 1 (7.69%) Tableau
General
1 7 (53.85%) Social Skills
2 4 (30.77%) Presentation Skills
3 2 (15.38%) Retail
4 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Architect
1 9 (69.23%) Data Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Data Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Strategy Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) AWS Architect
4 1 (7.69%) AWS Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Azure Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Azure Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Cloud Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analytics Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Data Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Head of Engineering
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) COM
1 1 (7.69%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Data Structures
1 2 (15.38%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (53.85%) Analytics
2 7 (53.85%) ETL
3 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) Data Governance
4 5 (38.46%) Business Analytics
4 5 (38.46%) Data Strategy
5 4 (30.77%) Change Data Capture
5 4 (30.77%) Data Analysis
5 4 (30.77%) Data Security
5 4 (30.77%) Information Security
5 4 (30.77%) Scrum
5 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
6 3 (23.08%) Data Pipeline
7 2 (15.38%) Big Data Analytics
7 2 (15.38%) Data Analytics
7 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
7 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) Python
3 4 (30.77%) Bash Shell
3 4 (30.77%) Korn
3 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (7.69%) R
4 1 (7.69%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) GDPR
2 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
2 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Databricks
3 1 (7.69%) SAP