Period
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The median contractor rate for a Senior Data Engineer was £708 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 15 August 2022.

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.

Senior Data Engineer
England > East of England
6 months to
15 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 121 128 103
Rank change year-on-year +7 -25 +82
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Data Engineer 13 3 3
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 0.52% 0.13% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.15% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 1
10th Percentile £498 £452 -
25th Percentile £543 £453 £563
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £708 £480 £575
Median % change year-on-year +47.40% -16.52% +4.55%
75th Percentile £738 £540 £588
90th Percentile - £561 -
England median daily rate £576 £600 £575
% change year-on-year -4.08% +4.35% -

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 2,265 2,062 1,421
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 90.24% 91.77% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,459 1,225 867
10th Percentile £190 £149 £180
25th Percentile £356 £253 £308
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £413 £425
Median % change year-on-year +15.15% -2.94% -2.58%
75th Percentile £586 £525 £525
90th Percentile £675 £602 £588
England median daily rate £550 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 340 271 101
10th Percentile £13.10 £12.25 £13.00
25th Percentile £13.48 £12.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate £19.81 £15.00 £19.50
Median % change year-on-year +32.07% -23.08% +21.88%
75th Percentile £52.50 £24.25 £45.00
90th Percentile £62.55 £48.75 £55.00
England median hourly rate £25.50 £19.62 £20.74
% change year-on-year +29.99% -5.39% +9.13%

Senior Data Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

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

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

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

Daily rate trend for Senior Data Engineer in the East of England

Senior Data Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Senior Data Engineer in the East of England over the 6 months to 15 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Senior Data Engineer in the East of England

Senior 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 Senior Data Engineer within the East of England region over the 6 months to 15 August 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 - 9 £708 - 1
Cambridgeshire -18 1 £500 +4.17% 1
Suffolk - 1 £545 -
Essex - 1 £495 -
Bedfordshire - 1 - - 1
Senior Data Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 August 2022, Senior Data Engineer contract jobs required 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 featuring Senior Data Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (76.92%) Data Engineering
1 10 (76.92%) Python
1 10 (76.92%) Azure
2 9 (69.23%) DevOps
2 9 (69.23%) Agile
2 9 (69.23%) Data Science
2 9 (69.23%) Infrastructure as Code
2 9 (69.23%) Apache Spark
2 9 (69.23%) Kubernetes
3 8 (61.54%) GCP
3 8 (61.54%) DataOps
3 8 (61.54%) MLOps
3 8 (61.54%) Software Engineering
3 8 (61.54%) Computer Science
3 8 (61.54%) PhD
3 8 (61.54%) C++
3 8 (61.54%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (61.54%) Go
3 8 (61.54%) Scala
3 8 (61.54%) Kafka
3 8 (61.54%) Data Architecture
4 6 (46.15%) JIRA
4 6 (46.15%) AWS
4 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
5 5 (38.46%) Data Modelling
5 5 (38.46%) Workflow
6 4 (30.77%) Publishing
6 4 (30.77%) C#
6 4 (30.77%) Degree
6 4 (30.77%) Code Coverage

Senior 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 9 (69.23%) Apache Spark
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (76.92%) Azure
2 8 (61.54%) GCP
3 6 (46.15%) AWS
4 4 (30.77%) Azure DevOps
4 4 (30.77%) Slack
5 2 (15.38%) Power Platform
5 2 (15.38%) Snowflake
6 1 (7.69%) dbt
6 1 (7.69%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (30.77%) Data Lake
2 4 (30.77%) Parquet
2 4 (30.77%) Presto
3 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (15.38%) Power BI
4 1 (7.69%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (7.69%) Apache Hive
4 1 (7.69%) Big Data
4 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (7.69%) MySQL
4 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.69%) Sisense
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (7.69%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) JIRA
2 4 (30.77%) CircleCI
2 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.69%) Bugzilla
3 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.69%) GitLab
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (30.77%) Pharmaceutical
1 4 (30.77%) Publishing
2 2 (15.38%) Social Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) Kafka
2 4 (30.77%) JWT
2 4 (30.77%) OAuth
2 4 (30.77%) OAuth2
3 1 (7.69%) Dask
3 1 (7.69%) PySpark
3 1 (7.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Cloud Native
1 4 (30.77%) Data Fabric
1 4 (30.77%) Public Cloud
2 1 (7.69%) DataPower
2 1 (7.69%) Legacy Systems
2 1 (7.69%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Data Engineering
2 9 (69.23%) Agile
2 9 (69.23%) Data Science
2 9 (69.23%) DevOps
2 9 (69.23%) Infrastructure as Code
3 8 (61.54%) Computer Science
3 8 (61.54%) Data Architecture
3 8 (61.54%) DataOps
3 8 (61.54%) MLOps
3 8 (61.54%) Software Engineering
4 5 (38.46%) Data Modelling
4 5 (38.46%) Workflow
5 4 (30.77%) Cloud Operations
5 4 (30.77%) Code Coverage
5 4 (30.77%) Data Governance
5 4 (30.77%) GitOps
5 4 (30.77%) Open Source
5 4 (30.77%) Platform Engineering
5 4 (30.77%) Thought Leadership
5 4 (30.77%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) Python
2 8 (61.54%) C++
2 8 (61.54%) Go
2 8 (61.54%) Scala
3 4 (30.77%) C#
3 4 (30.77%) Java
4 3 (23.08%) SQL
5 1 (7.69%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) PhD
2 4 (30.77%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (30.77%) Degree
Systems Management
1 9 (69.23%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Alteryx
2 1 (7.69%) Informatica
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Perforce
2 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (7.69%) SAP