Period
to 22 February 2019

The median contractor rate for a Big Data Engineer was £445 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 22 February 2019.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Big Data Engineer
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 183 186 186
Rank change year-on-year +3 0 -
Contract jobs requiring a Big Data Engineer 6 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.14% 0.15% 0.090%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.16% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 2
East of England median daily rate £445 £463 £479
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.78% -3.39% -
10th Percentile £433 £419 £426
90th Percentile £585 £506 £529
England median daily rate £525 £525 £550
% change year-on-year - -4.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £27.50 £100.00
% change year-on-year - -72.50% +166.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
East of England
Contract vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 3,967 4,463 4,276
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.85% 94.94% 95.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,325 2,574 2,471
East of England median daily rate £425 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.80% +4.38% -
10th Percentile £200 £200 £200
90th Percentile £588 £584 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 279 296 340
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.79% -5.00% -13.04%
10th Percentile £10.58 £10.66 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year - +1.08% -

Big Data Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured Big Data Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Big Data Engineer in the East of England

Big Data Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Big Data Engineer in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Big Data Engineer in the East of England

Big Data Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Big Data Engineer in the East of England over the 6 months to 22 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Big Data Engineer in the East of England

Big Data Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data Engineer within the East of England region over the 6 months to 22 February 2019. 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
Cambridgeshire +18 4 £445 -8.72% 1
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £550 -
Big Data Engineer
England

Big Data Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2019, Big Data Engineer contract jobs required the following IT 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 of England region featuring Big Data Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Big Data
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Machine Learning
2 4 (66.67%) Visualisation
3 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) D3.js
3 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 3 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
3 3 (50.00%) Analytics
3 3 (50.00%) React
3 3 (50.00%) ES6
3 3 (50.00%) GraphQL
3 3 (50.00%) Redux
3 3 (50.00%) WebGL
4 2 (33.33%) Data Science
4 2 (33.33%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (33.33%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (33.33%) Apache Spark
4 2 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (16.67%) Predictive Modelling
5 1 (16.67%) Apache Hive
5 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
5 1 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
5 1 (16.67%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (16.67%) R

Big Data Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (33.33%) Apache Spark
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Airflow
2 1 (16.67%) Luigi
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Workflow
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon S3
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) Big Data
2 2 (33.33%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon Athena
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (16.67%) Apache Hive
3 1 (16.67%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
3 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (16.67%) Power BI
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) D3.js
1 3 (50.00%) GraphQL
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) React
1 3 (50.00%) Redux
1 3 (50.00%) WebGL
2 1 (16.67%) MLlib
2 1 (16.67%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Machine Learning
1 4 (66.67%) Visualisation
2 3 (50.00%) Analytics
2 3 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Data Science
4 1 (16.67%) Actionable Insight
4 1 (16.67%) Auto-Scaling
4 1 (16.67%) Customer Acquisition
4 1 (16.67%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (16.67%) Linear Programming
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (16.67%) Predictive Modelling
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Leadership
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) ES6
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) R
3 1 (16.67%) Scala
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) MicroStrategy
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle