Period
to 16 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Data Engineer was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 6 months to 16 January 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
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 45 46 56
Rank change year-on-year +1 +10 -
Contract jobs requiring a Data Engineer 7 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.39% 0.44% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 0.45% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 5
Merseyside median daily rate £363 £130 £115
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +178.85% +13.04% -
10th Percentile £313 £130 £113
90th Percentile £568 £130 £310
North West median daily rate £500 £431 £438
% change year-on-year +15.94% -1.43% -
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 474 440 539
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.42% 95.86% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 292 341
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.11% +3.06%
10th Percentile £221 £180 £213
90th Percentile £580 £559 £563
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 23
Merseyside median hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.92% -18.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £13.00 £9.17 £11.00
90th Percentile £23.20 £18.87 £27.23
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £17.74 £17.50
% change year-on-year +12.74% +1.37% -17.84%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Engineer in Merseyside over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 January 2019. 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 +1 7 £363 +178.85%
Data Engineer
North West

Data Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 7 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (85.71%) ETL
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 5 (71.43%) Data Architecture
3 5 (71.43%) Data Structures
4 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
4 4 (57.14%) Power BI
4 4 (57.14%) Big Data
4 4 (57.14%) SAP
4 4 (57.14%) SQL
4 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 4 (57.14%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (42.86%) Hadoop
5 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
5 3 (42.86%) Dimensional Modelling
6 2 (28.57%) Data Strategy
6 2 (28.57%) Data Science
6 2 (28.57%) Dashboard Development
6 2 (28.57%) Data Analytics
6 2 (28.57%) Analytics
6 2 (28.57%) Banking
7 1 (14.29%) QlikView
7 1 (14.29%) Java
7 1 (14.29%) Python
7 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
7 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (14.29%) Amazon S3
7 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (14.29%) Apache Hive

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon EMR
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) Big Data
3 4 (57.14%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (57.14%) Power BI
3 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
4 3 (42.86%) Hadoop
5 1 (14.29%) Apache Hive
5 1 (14.29%) Impala
5 1 (14.29%) QlikView
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) ETL
2 5 (71.43%) Data Architecture
3 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
4 3 (42.86%) Dimensional Modelling
5 2 (28.57%) Analytics
5 2 (28.57%) Dashboard Development
5 2 (28.57%) Data Analytics
5 2 (28.57%) Data Science
5 2 (28.57%) Data Strategy
6 1 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
6 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) Scala
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 4 (57.14%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Cloudera
2 1 (14.29%) Hortonworks
2 1 (14.29%) Tableau