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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Data Lake skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Lake over the 6 months to 21 May 2022 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.

Data Lakes
England > East of England
6 months to
21 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 129 101 103
Rank change year-on-year -28 +2 +64
Contract jobs citing Data Lake 16 13 31
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 0.62% 0.72% 1.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.18% 4.11% 6.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 21
10th Percentile - £290 £400
25th Percentile - £416 £419
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £450 £475
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% -5.00%
75th Percentile £668 £475 £606
90th Percentile £711 £550 £700
England median daily rate £600 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £55.50 £59.00
% change year-on-year -36.94% -5.93% +140.82%

Data Lake is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 383 316 515
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 14.94% 17.60% 20.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 193 310
10th Percentile £292 £213 £299
25th Percentile £408 £336 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £450 £433
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +3.93% -3.78%
75th Percentile £575 £530 £534
90th Percentile £675 £610 £596
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 27 14
10th Percentile £12.48 £11.25 £14.25
25th Percentile £26.98 £13.50 £19.21
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £21.57
Median % change year-on-year +62.79% -0.32% +15.04%
75th Percentile £53.25 £36.69 £26.05
90th Percentile £67.55 £45.20 £27.94
England median hourly rate £45.00 £24.50 £24.70
% change year-on-year +83.67% -0.81% -17.67%

Data Lake
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Data Lake as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Data Lake in the East of England

Data Lake
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Data Lake in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for Data Lake in the East of England

Data Lake
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Data Lake in the East of England over the 6 months to 21 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Data Lake in the East of England

Data Lake
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 Lake within the East of England region over the 6 months to 21 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Hertfordshire -8 8 £708 +57.22% 6
Cambridgeshire - 6 £500 - 1
Bedfordshire -14 2 - - 2
Data Lake
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Data Lake 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 of England region with a requirement for Data Lake.

1 9 (56.25%) Agile
2 8 (50.00%) Azure
3 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 6 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 6 (37.50%) Data Modelling
3 6 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (37.50%) Apache Spark
3 6 (37.50%) Power BI
3 6 (37.50%) Power Platform
4 5 (31.25%) Azure Data Factory
4 5 (31.25%) Kubernetes
4 5 (31.25%) GxP
4 5 (31.25%) Data Integration
4 5 (31.25%) Use Case
4 5 (31.25%) Kafka
5 4 (25.00%) Analytics
5 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (25.00%) Data Architecture
5 4 (25.00%) AWS
5 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (25.00%) Python
5 4 (25.00%) Data Engineering
5 4 (25.00%) Data Science
6 3 (18.75%) Thought Leadership
6 3 (18.75%) Data Pipeline
6 3 (18.75%) DataOps
6 3 (18.75%) MLOps
6 3 (18.75%) Data Fabric
6 3 (18.75%) Platform Engineering

Data Lake
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 6 (37.50%) Apache Spark
2 3 (18.75%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (12.50%) Apache
3 2 (12.50%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 8 (50.00%) Azure
2 6 (37.50%) Power Platform
3 5 (31.25%) Azure Data Factory
4 4 (25.00%) AWS
5 3 (18.75%) GCP
6 2 (12.50%) Amazon Kinesis
6 2 (12.50%) Amazon SageMaker
6 2 (12.50%) Azure Synapse Analytics
7 1 (6.25%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (6.25%) Collibra
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) Power BI
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (18.75%) Presto
4 2 (12.50%) Apache Hive
4 2 (12.50%) Big Data
4 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (12.50%) Flink
4 2 (12.50%) Looker
4 2 (12.50%) Metadata
4 2 (12.50%) OLTP
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 2 (12.50%) Tableau
5 1 (6.25%) Delta Lake
5 1 (6.25%) HDInsight
5 1 (6.25%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MLflow
1 2 (12.50%) RStudio
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (18.75%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Project Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Data Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Azure Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Data Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Data Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Platform Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) Kafka
2 2 (12.50%) Django
2 2 (12.50%) Flask
2 2 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (12.50%) Shiny
2 2 (12.50%) Spark Streaming
2 2 (12.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Data Fabric
1 3 (18.75%) Public Cloud
2 2 (12.50%) Data Structures
3 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
3 1 (6.25%) Cloud Native
3 1 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (6.25%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Agile
2 6 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (37.50%) Data Modelling
3 5 (31.25%) Data Integration
3 5 (31.25%) Use Case
4 4 (25.00%) Analytics
4 4 (25.00%) Data Architecture
4 4 (25.00%) Data Engineering
4 4 (25.00%) Data Science
5 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
5 3 (18.75%) Data Management
5 3 (18.75%) Data Pipeline
5 3 (18.75%) DataOps
5 3 (18.75%) DevOps
5 3 (18.75%) MLOps
5 3 (18.75%) Platform Engineering
5 3 (18.75%) Thought Leadership
6 2 (12.50%) Artificial Intelligence
6 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 2 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
1 6 (37.50%) T-SQL
2 4 (25.00%) Python
3 3 (18.75%) C#
3 3 (18.75%) C++
3 3 (18.75%) Go
3 3 (18.75%) Java
3 3 (18.75%) R
3 3 (18.75%) Scala
4 1 (6.25%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (12.50%) PhD
3 1 (6.25%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) GxP
2 2 (12.50%) GDPR
2 2 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Kubernetes
2 2 (12.50%) Control-M
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Databricks
2 2 (12.50%) MapR