Period
to 16 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Data Engineer was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 16 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.

Data Engineer
England > East of England
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 176 186 187
Rank change year-on-year +10 +1 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Data Engineer 30 27 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.59% 0.52% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.56% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 19 7
East of England median daily rate £550 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% +35.71% -17.65%
10th Percentile £461 £247 £313
90th Percentile £615 £625 £459
England median daily rate £550 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
East of England median hourly rate - £150.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1150.00% -
England median hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year -18.18% +111.54% -45.03%

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 4,781 4,855 4,685
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.82% 94.13% 95.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,833 2,782 2,700
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 £202
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 305 382 383
East of England median hourly rate £17.38 £18.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.47% -20.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.13 £11.28
90th Percentile £47.95 £47.50 £46.00
England median hourly rate £18.28 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -2.23% +3.89% +1.21%

Data Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Engineer in the East of England

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 Data Engineer in the East of England.

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

Data Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Engineer in the East of England over the 6 months to 16 November 2018.

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

Data Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Engineer in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Engineer in the East of England

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 Data Engineer within the East of England region over the 6 months to 16 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
Cambridgeshire +12 13 £575 +17.95% 8
Hertfordshire +6 9 £475 +18.75% 1
Bedfordshire +17 7 £550 - 1
Essex -21 1 £700 +366.67%
Data Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, 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 Data Engineer in the job title.

1 21 (70.00%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (66.67%) Amazon Redshift
3 19 (63.33%) Amazon EMR
3 19 (63.33%) Hadoop
4 18 (60.00%) Apache Spark
5 17 (56.67%) Big Data
6 16 (53.33%) Analytics
6 16 (53.33%) Java
6 16 (53.33%) Python
7 14 (46.67%) Data Science
8 11 (36.67%) Amazon Kinesis
8 11 (36.67%) Amazon RDS
8 11 (36.67%) Visualisation
8 11 (36.67%) Amazon EC2
8 11 (36.67%) OO
8 11 (36.67%) C++
8 11 (36.67%) Amazon Athena
9 10 (33.33%) ETL
10 9 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (30.00%) Scala
10 9 (30.00%) Amazon Aurora
11 8 (26.67%) Apache Hive
11 8 (26.67%) SQL
11 8 (26.67%) MySQL
11 8 (26.67%) Oracle
12 7 (23.33%) Finance
12 7 (23.33%) MicroStrategy
12 7 (23.33%) Amazon S3
13 6 (20.00%) Data Analytics
13 6 (20.00%) NoSQL

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 18 (60.00%) Apache Spark
2 5 (16.67%) Apache
3 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
4 3 (10.00%) Apache Airflow
4 3 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (10.00%) Luigi
4 3 (10.00%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (6.67%) Apache Solr
5 2 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (3.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (3.33%) SAP MDG
2 1 (3.33%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 21 (70.00%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (63.33%) Amazon EMR
3 11 (36.67%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (36.67%) Amazon Kinesis
4 7 (23.33%) Amazon S3
5 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (6.67%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (6.67%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (66.67%) Amazon Redshift
2 19 (63.33%) Hadoop
3 17 (56.67%) Big Data
4 11 (36.67%) Amazon Athena
4 11 (36.67%) Amazon RDS
5 9 (30.00%) Amazon Aurora
5 9 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (26.67%) Apache Hive
6 8 (26.67%) MySQL
7 6 (20.00%) NoSQL
8 4 (13.33%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (3.33%) HBase
11 1 (3.33%) JanusGraph
11 1 (3.33%) OLAP
11 1 (3.33%) OLTP
11 1 (3.33%) PowerCenter
11 1 (3.33%) SAP HANA
11 1 (3.33%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) GitLab
2 1 (3.33%) Ant
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (6.67%) Publishing
3 2 (6.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) .NET
1 3 (10.00%) J2EE
1 3 (10.00%) MLlib
2 2 (6.67%) Apache Camel
2 2 (6.67%) HTML
2 2 (6.67%) Lucene
2 2 (6.67%) Node.js
2 2 (6.67%) REST
2 2 (6.67%) SOAP
2 2 (6.67%) Sphinx
2 2 (6.67%) Web Services
2 2 (6.67%) XML
3 1 (3.33%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (3.33%) gRPC
3 1 (3.33%) Redux
3 1 (3.33%) TensorFlow
3 1 (3.33%) TinkerPop
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.33%) FMCG
3 1 (3.33%) Smart Meter
3 1 (3.33%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) Analytics
2 14 (46.67%) Data Science
3 11 (36.67%) OO
3 11 (36.67%) Visualisation
4 10 (33.33%) ETL
5 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (20.00%) Data Analytics
6 4 (13.33%) Actionable Insight
6 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (13.33%) Customer Acquisition
6 4 (13.33%) MapReduce
6 4 (13.33%) OOP
6 4 (13.33%) Performance Metrics
7 3 (10.00%) CRM
7 3 (10.00%) Data Engineering
7 3 (10.00%) Linear Programming
7 3 (10.00%) Predictive Modelling
7 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (10.00%) Workflow
7 3 (10.00%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (53.33%) Java
1 16 (53.33%) Python
2 11 (36.67%) C++
3 9 (30.00%) Scala
4 8 (26.67%) SQL
5 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.67%) Perl
6 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.33%) Gremlin
7 1 (3.33%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Docker
2 1 (3.33%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.33%) Grafana
2 1 (3.33%) Graphite
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Oracle
2 7 (23.33%) MicroStrategy
3 4 (13.33%) SAP
4 3 (10.00%) Talend
5 2 (6.67%) Hyperion
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco
6 1 (3.33%) Hortonworks
6 1 (3.33%) IBM
6 1 (3.33%) Informatica