Period
to 16 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Data Engineer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 6 months to 16 October 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
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 56 59
Rank change year-on-year +11 +3 -
Contract jobs requiring a Data Engineer 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.10% 0.19% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 0.20% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Merseyside median daily rate £325 £130 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +150.00% - -
North West median daily rate £525 £140 £450
% change year-on-year +275.00% -68.89% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Merseyside median hourly rate - - £13.50
North West median hourly rate - - £13.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. 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
Merseyside
Contract vacancies in Merseyside with a recognized job title 435 505 606
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.81% 95.83% 94.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 329 348
Merseyside median daily rate £380 £388 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.94% +4.03% +6.43%
10th Percentile £206 £223 £214
90th Percentile £588 £550 £511
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 10 27
Merseyside median hourly rate £15.25 £13.00 £14.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.31% -9.34% -4.40%
10th Percentile £12.60 £11.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £22.94 £18.08 £24.11
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £19.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year +3.90% +13.24% -10.53%

Data Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Engineer in Merseyside

Data Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Engineer in Merseyside

Data Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 6 months to 16 October 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
Liverpool +11 5 £325 +150.00% 2
Data Engineer
North West

Data Engineer Skill Set
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 Merseyside region featuring Data Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (100.00%) ETL
1 5 (100.00%) Data Architecture
1 5 (100.00%) Data Structures
2 3 (60.00%) Big Data
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (60.00%) SAP
2 3 (60.00%) Power BI
2 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (40.00%) Data Strategy
3 2 (40.00%) Data Science
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (40.00%) Data Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (20.00%) Tableau
4 1 (20.00%) QlikView

Data Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Big Data
2 3 (60.00%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (60.00%) Power BI
2 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (40.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (20.00%) QlikView
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Data Architecture
1 5 (100.00%) ETL
2 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (60.00%) Dimensional Modelling
3 2 (40.00%) Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) Dashboard Development
3 2 (40.00%) Data Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) Data Science
3 2 (40.00%) Data Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) Tableau