Period
to 16 January 2021

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 16 January 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 Lakes
England > East Midlands
6 months to
16 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 54 103 126
Rank change year-on-year +49 +23 +18
Contract jobs citing Data Lake 13 9 6
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.66% 0.53% 0.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.25% 2.31% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 5
Median daily rate £460 £400 £845
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% -52.66% +111.25%
10th Percentile £364 £360 £771
90th Percentile £495 £580 £850
England median daily rate £525 £530 £525
% change year-on-year -0.94% +0.95% +0.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £66.50 £72.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year -8.28% +195.92% -45.56%

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 208 390 570
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 26.53% 22.79% 23.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 250 394
Median daily rate £375 £394 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -1.56% +6.67%
10th Percentile £276 £275 £275
90th Percentile £525 £575 £550
England median daily rate £486 £475 £476
% change year-on-year +2.21% -0.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 13
Median hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% - -42.99%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.77 £13.75
90th Percentile £54.20 £36.12 £49.50
Median hourly rate £25.57 £26.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -1.65% -5.45% -7.56%

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
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 16 January 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
Northamptonshire - 9 £476 -
Nottinghamshire +28 1 - - 2
Data Lake
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2021, 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 11 (84.62%) SQL
1 11 (84.62%) Finance
2 9 (69.23%) AWS
2 9 (69.23%) DevOps
3 8 (61.54%) Azure
3 8 (61.54%) Banking
3 8 (61.54%) Data Modelling
4 7 (53.85%) Microservices
5 6 (46.15%) GCP
5 6 (46.15%) Kubernetes
5 6 (46.15%) Grafana
5 6 (46.15%) GraphQL
5 6 (46.15%) Open Source
5 6 (46.15%) Machine Learning
5 6 (46.15%) CQRS
5 6 (46.15%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (46.15%) Jenkins
5 6 (46.15%) Docker
5 6 (46.15%) API Design
5 6 (46.15%) Prometheus
5 6 (46.15%) TOGAF Certification
5 6 (46.15%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (46.15%) Service Management
5 6 (46.15%) TOGAF
5 6 (46.15%) JIRA
5 6 (46.15%) Android
5 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
5 6 (46.15%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (46.15%) NoSQL
5 6 (46.15%) Apple iOS

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 2 (15.38%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (7.69%) SAP ERP
2 1 (7.69%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 9 (69.23%) AWS
2 8 (61.54%) Azure
3 6 (46.15%) GCP
4 3 (23.08%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (23.08%) Power Platform
5 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) Apache Cassandra
1 6 (46.15%) NoSQL
2 3 (23.08%) Big Data
2 3 (23.08%) Power BI
3 2 (15.38%) Apache Hive
3 2 (15.38%) Hadoop
3 2 (15.38%) HBase
3 2 (15.38%) Impala
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
3 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
3 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 2 (15.38%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
1 6 (46.15%) Jenkins
1 6 (46.15%) JIRA
General
1 11 (84.62%) Finance
2 8 (61.54%) Banking
3 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (7.69%) Back Office
4 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Architect
2 5 (38.46%) AWS Architect
2 5 (38.46%) Cloud Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Ab Initio Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Data Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Data Migration Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Migration Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.69%) ETL Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Integration Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Integration Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) GraphQL
1 6 (46.15%) REST
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (15.38%) Credit Risk
2 1 (7.69%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Android
1 6 (46.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) DevOps
2 8 (61.54%) Data Modelling
3 7 (53.85%) Microservices
4 6 (46.15%) API Design
4 6 (46.15%) CQRS
4 6 (46.15%) Machine Learning
4 6 (46.15%) Open Source
4 6 (46.15%) Service Management
4 6 (46.15%) TOGAF
5 5 (38.46%) Data Management
6 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (30.77%) Coaching
6 4 (30.77%) CRM
6 4 (30.77%) Data Migration
6 4 (30.77%) ERP
6 4 (30.77%) Migration
7 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (15.38%) BDD
8 2 (15.38%) Data Governance
8 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) Python
2 2 (15.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) TOGAF Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) Data Quality
1 2 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Docker
2 2 (15.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (15.38%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) Grafana
1 6 (46.15%) Kubernetes
1 6 (46.15%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (46.15%) Prometheus
2 2 (15.38%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (23.08%) Databricks
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Ab Initio
3 2 (15.38%) Cloudera
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) Teradata
4 1 (7.69%) Google
4 1 (7.69%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) SAP