Period
to 20 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Big Data Engineer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 193 199 177
Rank change year-on-year +6 -22 +30
Contract jobs requiring a Big Data Engineer 13 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.26% 0.20% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.21% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 6
East of England median daily rate £475 £488 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +14.71% -
10th Percentile £463 £419 £386
90th Percentile £600 £511 £452
England median daily rate £550 £500 £550
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £15.50 £27.50 £100.00
% change year-on-year -43.64% -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 4,771 4,815 4,599
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.90% 94.15% 95.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,836 2,764 2,652
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45% +0.65%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £200
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 302 381 368
East of England median hourly rate £17.35 £18.00 £21.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.60% -17.71% +4.17%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.13 £11.36
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £46.75
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.67 £18.50
% change year-on-year -0.92% +0.93% +2.78%

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 20 November 2018.

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 20 November 2018. 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
Bedfordshire - 7 £550 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £475 -
Cambridgeshire +16 1 £445 -8.72% 2
Essex -18 1 £700 +27.27%
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 20 November 2018, 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 13 (100.00%) Big Data
2 12 (92.31%) Apache Spark
2 12 (92.31%) Java
2 12 (92.31%) Hadoop
3 11 (84.62%) Amazon Athena
3 11 (84.62%) Data Science
3 11 (84.62%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (84.62%) Python
3 11 (84.62%) C++
3 11 (84.62%) OO
3 11 (84.62%) Amazon EMR
3 11 (84.62%) Amazon RDS
3 11 (84.62%) Amazon Redshift
3 11 (84.62%) Amazon Kinesis
3 11 (84.62%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (69.23%) Scala
5 6 (46.15%) Oracle
6 5 (38.46%) Apache
6 5 (38.46%) ETL
7 4 (30.77%) OOP
8 3 (23.08%) Actionable Insight
8 3 (23.08%) Customer Acquisition
8 3 (23.08%) Apache Airflow
8 3 (23.08%) Luigi
8 3 (23.08%) Performance Metrics
8 3 (23.08%) Linear Programming
8 3 (23.08%) MLlib
8 3 (23.08%) Analytics
8 3 (23.08%) Predictive Modelling
8 3 (23.08%) Apache Cassandra

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 12 (92.31%) Apache Spark
2 5 (38.46%) Apache
3 3 (23.08%) Apache Airflow
3 3 (23.08%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (23.08%) Luigi
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (84.62%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (84.62%) Amazon EC2
1 11 (84.62%) Amazon EMR
1 11 (84.62%) Amazon Kinesis
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) Big Data
2 12 (92.31%) Hadoop
3 11 (84.62%) Amazon Athena
3 11 (84.62%) Amazon RDS
3 11 (84.62%) Amazon Redshift
4 3 (23.08%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (23.08%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
4 3 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (7.69%) HBase
5 1 (7.69%) JanusGraph
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Ant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
1 3 (23.08%) J2EE
1 3 (23.08%) MLlib
2 2 (15.38%) Redux
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) D3.js
3 1 (7.69%) GraphQL
3 1 (7.69%) gRPC
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) React
3 1 (7.69%) TinkerPop
3 1 (7.69%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Data Science
1 11 (84.62%) OO
2 5 (38.46%) ETL
3 4 (30.77%) OOP
4 3 (23.08%) Actionable Insight
4 3 (23.08%) Analytics
4 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (23.08%) CRM
4 3 (23.08%) Customer Acquisition
4 3 (23.08%) Linear Programming
4 3 (23.08%) Performance Metrics
4 3 (23.08%) Predictive Modelling
4 3 (23.08%) Workflow
4 3 (23.08%) Workflow Management
5 1 (7.69%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (7.69%) Machine Learning
5 1 (7.69%) Microservices
5 1 (7.69%) Open Source
5 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) Java
2 11 (84.62%) C++
2 11 (84.62%) Python
3 9 (69.23%) Scala
4 3 (23.08%) SQL
5 1 (7.69%) ES6
5 1 (7.69%) Gremlin
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) SAP
3 1 (7.69%) Hortonworks