Period
to 19 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Data Engineer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 170 177 187
Rank change year-on-year +7 +10 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Data Engineer 43 24 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.85% 0.49% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.52% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 16 4
East of England median daily rate £475 £481 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.30% +37.50% +3.70%
10th Percentile £333 £211 £313
90th Percentile £600 £588 £449
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 £22.25 £51.25 £13.00
% change year-on-year -56.59% +294.23% -56.42%

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 4,739 4,585 4,820
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.07% 93.95% 95.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,749 2,679 2,761
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £190 £212 £200
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 322 364 386
East of England median hourly rate £17.32 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.78% -10.00% -2.44%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.00 £11.11
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.85 £46.00
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year -1.07% -1.58% +5.67%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +26 21 £500 -9.09%
Cambridgeshire +4 11 £575 +17.95% 4
Hertfordshire -3 9 £475 +18.75%
Essex -12 1 £700 +55.56% 1
Norfolk - 1 £405 -
Data Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 35 (81.40%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (74.42%) Hadoop
2 32 (74.42%) Apache Spark
3 31 (72.09%) Big Data
4 30 (69.77%) Amazon EMR
4 30 (69.77%) Amazon Redshift
5 28 (65.12%) Java
5 28 (65.12%) Python
6 24 (55.81%) Data Science
6 24 (55.81%) OO
6 24 (55.81%) C++
7 23 (53.49%) Amazon RDS
7 23 (53.49%) Amazon EC2
7 23 (53.49%) Amazon Athena
8 22 (51.16%) Amazon Kinesis
8 22 (51.16%) Scala
9 19 (44.19%) Analytics
10 18 (41.86%) SQL
11 16 (37.21%) Oracle
11 16 (37.21%) PostgreSQL
11 16 (37.21%) NoSQL
12 12 (27.91%) Apache Cassandra
12 12 (27.91%) Linear Programming
12 12 (27.91%) Predictive Modelling
12 12 (27.91%) MLlib
13 11 (25.58%) ETL
14 10 (23.26%) Visualisation
14 10 (23.26%) Performance Metrics
14 10 (23.26%) Customer Acquisition
14 10 (23.26%) Actionable Insight

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 32 (74.42%) Apache Spark
2 9 (20.93%) Apache Airflow
2 9 (20.93%) Luigi
2 9 (20.93%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (11.63%) Apache
4 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
5 3 (6.98%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (2.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (6.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.33%) SAP MDG
2 1 (2.33%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 35 (81.40%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (69.77%) Amazon EMR
3 23 (53.49%) Amazon EC2
4 22 (51.16%) Amazon Kinesis
5 7 (16.28%) Amazon S3
6 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (4.65%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (2.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) LAN
1 1 (2.33%) WAN
1 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (74.42%) Hadoop
2 31 (72.09%) Big Data
3 30 (69.77%) Amazon Redshift
4 23 (53.49%) Amazon Athena
4 23 (53.49%) Amazon RDS
5 16 (37.21%) NoSQL
5 16 (37.21%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (27.91%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (18.60%) Amazon Aurora
7 8 (18.60%) Apache Hive
7 8 (18.60%) MySQL
8 4 (9.30%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (6.98%) Electronic Patient Records
10 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (4.65%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (2.33%) HBase
11 1 (2.33%) OLAP
11 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
11 1 (2.33%) SAP HANA
11 1 (2.33%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) GitLab
2 1 (2.33%) Ant
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 6 (13.95%) Finance
1 6 (13.95%) Retail
2 3 (6.98%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (4.65%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.91%) MLlib
2 3 (6.98%) .NET
2 3 (6.98%) J2EE
3 2 (4.65%) Apache Camel
3 2 (4.65%) HTML
3 2 (4.65%) REST
3 2 (4.65%) SOAP
3 2 (4.65%) Web Services
4 1 (2.33%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (2.33%) gRPC
4 1 (2.33%) Redux
4 1 (2.33%) TinkerPop
4 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.98%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.98%) NHS
3 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.65%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.33%) CMDB
4 1 (2.33%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.33%) FMCG
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (55.81%) Data Science
1 24 (55.81%) OO
2 19 (44.19%) Analytics
3 12 (27.91%) Linear Programming
3 12 (27.91%) Predictive Modelling
4 11 (25.58%) ETL
5 10 (23.26%) Actionable Insight
5 10 (23.26%) Customer Acquisition
5 10 (23.26%) Performance Metrics
5 10 (23.26%) Visualisation
6 9 (20.93%) Workflow
6 9 (20.93%) Workflow Management
7 8 (18.60%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (16.28%) Data Engineering
9 6 (13.95%) Data Analytics
10 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (9.30%) MapReduce
10 4 (9.30%) OOP
11 3 (6.98%) Migration
11 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (65.12%) Java
1 28 (65.12%) Python
2 24 (55.81%) C++
3 22 (51.16%) Scala
4 18 (41.86%) SQL
5 1 (2.33%) Gremlin
5 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.33%) Perl
5 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) CCENT
1 1 (2.33%) CCNA
1 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) PMO
2 1 (2.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Grafana
1 1 (2.33%) Graphite
1 1 (2.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 16 (37.21%) Oracle
2 7 (16.28%) MicroStrategy
3 4 (9.30%) SAP
4 2 (4.65%) Cisco
4 2 (4.65%) Talend
5 1 (2.33%) Hortonworks
5 1 (2.33%) Hyperion
5 1 (2.33%) IBM
5 1 (2.33%) Informatica
5 1 (2.33%) Microsoft