Period
to 16 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for DataOps skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DataOps over the 6 months to 16 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.

DataOps
England > East Midlands
6 months to
16 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 91 53 119
Rank change year-on-year -38 +66 +24
Contract jobs citing DataOps 3 3 5
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.23% 0.56% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.67% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £378 £550
Median % change year-on-year +45.50% -31.27% +54.93%
England median daily rate £500 £600 £500
% change year-on-year -16.67% +20.00% -4.76%

DataOps 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 1,087 445 1,689
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 82.54% 83.80% 83.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 763 266 1,004
10th Percentile £210 £247 £226
25th Percentile £320 £311 £320
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £413 £379 £400
Median % change year-on-year +8.77% -5.19% -
75th Percentile £513 £455 £500
90th Percentile £588 £544 £575
England median daily rate £513 £480 £475
% change year-on-year +6.77% +1.05% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 26 88
10th Percentile £9.02 £9.52 £10.58
25th Percentile £10.50 £11.21 £11.24
Median hourly rate £14.61 £14.97 £14.28
Median % change year-on-year -2.40% +4.83% -7.87%
75th Percentile £23.75 £33.70 £21.15
90th Percentile £48.38 £49.08 £46.43
England median hourly rate £24.08 £26.80 £22.86
% change year-on-year -10.14% +17.24% +14.29%

DataOps
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for DataOps in the East Midlands

DataOps
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Daily rate trend for DataOps in the East Midlands

DataOps
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 DataOps within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 16 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 -8 2 £500 +32.28%
Derbyshire - 1 £600 -
DataOps
England

For the 6 months to 16 September 2021, IT contractor jobs citing DataOps 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 DataOps.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (100.00%) ETL
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (100.00%) Data Quality
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
1 3 (100.00%) Apache Spark
1 3 (100.00%) Data Lake
2 2 (66.67%) Metadata
2 2 (66.67%) Metadata Repository
2 2 (66.67%) Data Governance
2 2 (66.67%) Deployment Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (66.67%) Logical Data Model
2 2 (66.67%) Physical Data Model
2 2 (66.67%) Impala
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Spark SQL
2 2 (66.67%) ETL Development
2 2 (66.67%) Task Automation
2 2 (66.67%) HBase
2 2 (66.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (66.67%) Apache Hive
2 2 (66.67%) Big Data
2 2 (66.67%) Cloudera
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) Data Reconciliation
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database

DataOps
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 (100.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Solr
2 1 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Azure Cosmos DB
1 1 (33.33%) Azure Data Factory
1 1 (33.33%) Azure Functions
1 1 (33.33%) Azure Logic Apps
1 1 (33.33%) Azure Machine Learning
1 1 (33.33%) Azure Storage
1 1 (33.33%) Azure Synapse Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (33.33%) Power Platform
1 1 (33.33%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Data Lake
1 3 (100.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (66.67%) Apache Hive
2 2 (66.67%) Big Data
2 2 (66.67%) HBase
2 2 (66.67%) Impala
2 2 (66.67%) Metadata
2 2 (66.67%) Metadata Repository
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) Spark SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (33.33%) Power BI
General
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Ab Initio Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) BYOD
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
1 3 (100.00%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Data Governance
2 2 (66.67%) Data Management
2 2 (66.67%) Data Reconciliation
2 2 (66.67%) Deployment Automation
2 2 (66.67%) ETL Development
2 2 (66.67%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Logical Data Model
2 2 (66.67%) Physical Data Model
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) Task Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (66.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (66.67%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Ab Initio
1 2 (66.67%) Cloudera
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Teradata
2 1 (33.33%) Databricks
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft