Period
to 24 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for Data Lake skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Lake over the 6 months to 24 January 2022 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 Lakes
England > East Midlands
6 months to
24 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 86 58 102
Rank change year-on-year -28 +44 +28
Contract jobs citing Data Lake 15 12 10
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.00% 1.53% 0.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.41% 5.88% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 4
10th Percentile £451 - £365
25th Percentile £500 £364 £388
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £588 £460 £425
Median % change year-on-year +27.72% +8.24% -49.70%
75th Percentile £647 £480 £513
90th Percentile £689 £495 £580
England median daily rate £575 £525 £530
% change year-on-year +9.52% -0.94% +0.95%

Data Lake is in the Databases and Business Intelligence 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 database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 234 204 383
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 15.67% 25.99% 22.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 128 245
10th Percentile £307 £273 £273
25th Percentile £363 £320 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £375 £385
Median % change year-on-year +13.33% -2.60% -3.75%
75th Percentile £500 £441 £475
90th Percentile £575 £533 £550
England median daily rate £540 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +10.77% +2.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 5
10th Percentile - £14.00 £13.66
25th Percentile £41.67 £16.63 £14.28
Median hourly rate £45.00 £21.00 £18.00
Median % change year-on-year +114.30% +16.67% -
75th Percentile £46.67 £41.75 £24.75
90th Percentile - £54.20 £38.40
England median hourly rate £43.85 £26.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year +68.65% -1.89% -7.02%

Data Lake
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Lake in the East Midlands

Data Lake
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Daily rate trend for Data Lake in the East Midlands

Data Lake
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Data Lake in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 24 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Data Lake in the East Midlands

Data Lake
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 Lake within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Nottinghamshire - 7 £563 - 1
Leicestershire - 3 £450 - 1
Derbyshire - 2 - - 1
Northamptonshire -22 1 - - 1
Data Lake
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Data Lake 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 Lake.

1 14 (93.33%) Azure
2 12 (80.00%) ETL
3 11 (73.33%) Python
4 10 (66.67%) Data Engineering
5 9 (60.00%) Power BI
5 9 (60.00%) Power Platform
5 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (53.33%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (53.33%) SQL
6 8 (53.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (53.33%) PowerShell
6 8 (53.33%) Databricks
7 7 (46.67%) Data Governance
7 7 (46.67%) Relational Database
7 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (46.67%) AWS
7 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
7 7 (46.67%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (40.00%) Azure Data Factory
9 5 (33.33%) GCP
9 5 (33.33%) Apache Spark
9 5 (33.33%) RDBMS
9 5 (33.33%) Bash
9 5 (33.33%) NoSQL
9 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (33.33%) Social Skills
10 4 (26.67%) Data Pipeline
10 4 (26.67%) CI/CD
10 4 (26.67%) Fivetran

Data Lake
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 5 (33.33%) Apache Spark
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) Apache Synapse
Cloud Services
1 14 (93.33%) Azure
2 9 (60.00%) Power Platform
3 7 (46.67%) AWS
4 6 (40.00%) Azure Data Factory
5 5 (33.33%) GCP
6 4 (26.67%) Fivetran
6 4 (26.67%) Snowflake
7 3 (20.00%) Azure Synapse Analytics
7 3 (20.00%) PaaS
8 2 (13.33%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (13.33%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (13.33%) IaaS
8 2 (13.33%) SaaS
9 1 (6.67%) Azure Logic Apps
9 1 (6.67%) Azure Stack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) Power BI
2 8 (53.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (46.67%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (46.67%) Relational Database
3 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
3 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (33.33%) NoSQL
5 5 (33.33%) RDBMS
6 4 (26.67%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 3 (20.00%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (20.00%) Big Data
7 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (13.33%) Apache Hive
8 2 (13.33%) Hadoop
8 2 (13.33%) Spark SQL
9 1 (6.67%) Impala
9 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
9 1 (6.67%) Semantic Layer
General
1 5 (33.33%) Social Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Law
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Police
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Architect
1 6 (40.00%) Data Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Data Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Data Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Strategy Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) AWS Architect
4 1 (6.67%) AWS Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Azure Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Azure Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Azure Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Cloud Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Head of Engineering
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Data Architect
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) JSON
1 2 (13.33%) YAML
2 1 (6.67%) ARM Templates
2 1 (6.67%) COM
2 1 (6.67%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (6.67%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) ETL
2 10 (66.67%) Data Engineering
3 8 (53.33%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (46.67%) Data Governance
5 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (26.67%) Analytics
6 4 (26.67%) Change Data Capture
6 4 (26.67%) CI/CD
6 4 (26.67%) Data Pipeline
6 4 (26.67%) Data Strategy
6 4 (26.67%) Information Security
7 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
7 3 (20.00%) Data Analytics
7 3 (20.00%) Data Integration
7 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
7 3 (20.00%) Data Transformation
7 3 (20.00%) DevOps
8 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
8 2 (13.33%) Data Security
8 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) Python
2 8 (53.33%) PowerShell
2 8 (53.33%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) Bash
4 4 (26.67%) Korn
5 2 (13.33%) C#
5 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 2 (13.33%) Scala
6 1 (6.67%) Java
6 1 (6.67%) R
6 1 (6.67%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) Data Quality
1 2 (13.33%) GDPR
2 1 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (6.67%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (53.33%) Databricks
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) Ab Initio
4 1 (6.67%) Cloudera
4 1 (6.67%) SAP
4 1 (6.67%) Teradata