Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 64 55 116
Rank change year-on-year -9 +61 +28
Contract jobs citing Data Lake 31 5 8
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.32% 0.95% 0.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.78% 3.97% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 3 8
10th Percentile " " £407
25th Percentile £396 £364 £421
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £368 £425
Median % change year-on-year +22.45% -13.53% -
75th Percentile £525 £375 £578
90th Percentile £539 £377 £599
England median daily rate £525 £550 £538
% change year-on-year -4.55% +2.33% +2.87%

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 225 126 505
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 16.87% 23.82% 25.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 79 335
10th Percentile £304 £242 £271
25th Percentile £363 £309 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £365 £400
Median % change year-on-year +16.44% -8.75% +0.63%
75th Percentile £525 £411 £494
90th Percentile £595 £480 £545
England median daily rate £525 £500 £480
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 9
10th Percentile £30.27 " £14.00
25th Percentile £34.54 £11.61 £14.28
Median hourly rate £43.34 £12.23 £18.00
Median % change year-on-year +254.48% -32.08% -55.00%
75th Percentile £46.88 £12.84 £24.75
90th Percentile £48.00 " £48.00
England median hourly rate £32.00 £23.43 £30.00
% change year-on-year +36.58% -21.90% +10.29%

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 25 September 2021.

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 25 September 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 +7 16 £423 +11.90% 1
Nottinghamshire -13 8 £431 - 2
Leicestershire - 4 £540 - 3
Derbyshire - 2 £600 - 1
Data Lake
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 18 (58.06%) DevOps
2 15 (48.39%) SQL
3 14 (45.16%) Azure
4 13 (41.94%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (41.94%) Banking
4 13 (41.94%) Architectural Design
5 12 (38.71%) JIRA
5 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
5 12 (38.71%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (38.71%) Jenkins
5 12 (38.71%) Git (software)
6 11 (35.48%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (32.26%) Databricks
8 9 (29.03%) Power BI
8 9 (29.03%) Power Platform
8 9 (29.03%) ETL
8 9 (29.03%) AWS
9 8 (25.81%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
10 7 (22.58%) Hadoop
10 7 (22.58%) Relational Database
10 7 (22.58%) Apache Spark
10 7 (22.58%) Azure Data Factory
11 6 (19.35%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 6 (19.35%) Data Engineering
11 6 (19.35%) Azure Synapse Analytics
11 6 (19.35%) Data Transformation
11 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (19.35%) Azure SQL Database
11 6 (19.35%) Java

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 7 (22.58%) Apache Spark
2 3 (9.68%) JBoss
3 2 (6.45%) Apache
4 1 (3.23%) Apache Solr
4 1 (3.23%) Apache Synapse
4 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 14 (45.16%) Azure
2 9 (29.03%) AWS
2 9 (29.03%) Power Platform
3 7 (22.58%) Azure Data Factory
4 6 (19.35%) Azure Synapse Analytics
5 3 (9.68%) OpenShift
5 3 (9.68%) PaaS
5 3 (9.68%) SaaS
6 2 (6.45%) Azure Logic Apps
6 2 (6.45%) IaaS
7 1 (3.23%) Azure Cosmos DB
7 1 (3.23%) Azure Functions
7 1 (3.23%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (3.23%) Azure Stack
7 1 (3.23%) Azure Storage
7 1 (3.23%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (3.23%) Fivetran
7 1 (3.23%) GCP
7 1 (3.23%) Serverless
7 1 (3.23%) Snowflake
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (29.03%) Power BI
3 7 (22.58%) Hadoop
3 7 (22.58%) Relational Database
3 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
4 6 (19.35%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 6 (19.35%) Azure SQL Database
5 5 (16.13%) Big Data
5 5 (16.13%) MongoDB
5 5 (16.13%) RDBMS
6 4 (12.90%) Spark SQL
6 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (9.68%) Apache Hive
7 3 (9.68%) MariaDB
7 3 (9.68%) Metadata
7 3 (9.68%) Metadata Repository
7 3 (9.68%) NoSQL
7 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database
7 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (38.71%) Git (software)
1 12 (38.71%) Jenkins
1 12 (38.71%) JIRA
General
1 13 (41.94%) Banking
2 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.68%) Social Skills
4 2 (6.45%) Retail
5 1 (3.23%) Finance
5 1 (3.23%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 18 (58.06%) Architect
2 12 (38.71%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (19.35%) Data Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Azure Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Data Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Ab Initio Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Business Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Business Project Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Data Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Data Migration Manager
7 1 (3.23%) IT Manager
7 1 (3.23%) IT Project Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Migration Project Manager
7 1 (3.23%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) J2EE
1 3 (9.68%) JDBC
1 3 (9.68%) RAML
1 3 (9.68%) REST
1 3 (9.68%) Spring
1 3 (9.68%) Spring Boot
1 3 (9.68%) Spring MVC
1 3 (9.68%) Swagger
2 2 (6.45%) COM
2 2 (6.45%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.23%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.23%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Linux
1 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) DevOps
2 13 (41.94%) Architectural Design
3 12 (38.71%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (29.03%) ETL
5 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (19.35%) Data Engineering
5 6 (19.35%) Data Transformation
6 5 (16.13%) Data Governance
6 5 (16.13%) Data Modelling
6 5 (16.13%) Data Pipeline
7 4 (12.90%) Analytics
7 4 (12.90%) Migration
8 3 (9.68%) BDD
8 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (9.68%) Data Management
8 3 (9.68%) Data Reconciliation
8 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
8 3 (9.68%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (9.68%) MVC
8 3 (9.68%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (48.39%) SQL
2 6 (19.35%) Java
2 6 (19.35%) Python
3 4 (12.90%) Scala
4 2 (6.45%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.23%) C#
5 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.23%) R
5 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) Data Quality
2 3 (9.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (6.45%) GDPR
4 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 3 (9.68%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 13 (41.94%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (9.68%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (3.23%) Puppet
3 1 (3.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
2 10 (32.26%) Databricks
3 8 (25.81%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (12.90%) Oracle
5 3 (9.68%) Ab Initio
5 3 (9.68%) Cloudera
5 3 (9.68%) Red Hat
5 3 (9.68%) Teradata
6 1 (3.23%) SAP