Period
to 13 December 2019

The median contractor rate for a Data Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 13 December 2019.

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
South East > Kent
6 months to
13 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - 53 57
Contract jobs requiring a Data Engineer 0 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent - 0.75% 1.28%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.77% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 7
Kent median daily rate - £525 £120
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +337.50% -
South East median daily rate £500 £513 £481
% change year-on-year -2.44% +6.49% +23.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - £18.69

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent. 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
Kent
Contract vacancies in Kent with a recognized job title 377 391 523
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.92% 97.75% 95.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 245 394
Kent median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -
10th Percentile £136 £163 £133
90th Percentile £575 £600 £600
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +2.94% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 13
Kent median hourly rate £29.83 £35.00 £25.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.77% +36.24% +60.56%
10th Percentile £14.58 £11.17 £11.55
90th Percentile £53.18 £42.50 £130.10
South East median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% +11.11% -5.08%

Data Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Engineer in Kent

Data Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Engineer in Kent.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Engineer in Kent