Period
to 14 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Data Engineer was £513 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 90 108
Rank change year-on-year -9 +18 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Data Engineer 21 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.18% 0.24% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 0.26% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Milton Keynes median daily rate £513 - -
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £513 £425 -
% change year-on-year +20.59% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes. 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
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies in Milton Keynes with a recognized job title 1688 1156 1819
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.10% 92.55% 95.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 830 658 920
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +10.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £255 £205 £232
90th Percentile £525 £553 £503
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 52 90
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £17.25 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.21% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £23.70 £37.45 £19.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +20.69% +3.57% +7.69%

Data Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Engineer in Milton Keynes

Data Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Engineer in Milton Keynes

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

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, Data Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region featuring Data Engineer in the job title.

1 17 (80.95%) Big Data
2 14 (66.67%) Apache Spark
2 14 (66.67%) Hadoop
3 12 (57.14%) Scala
3 12 (57.14%) Finance
4 10 (47.62%) MapReduce
5 8 (38.10%) Kafka
6 7 (33.33%) Impala
6 7 (33.33%) Apache Hive
6 7 (33.33%) NoSQL
7 6 (28.57%) Sqoop
7 6 (28.57%) Apache Flume
8 5 (23.81%) Cloudera
8 5 (23.81%) HDFS
8 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (23.81%) Java
9 4 (19.05%) ETL
9 4 (19.05%) LAN
9 4 (19.05%) WAN
9 4 (19.05%) Scrum
9 4 (19.05%) Cisco
9 4 (19.05%) VLAN
9 4 (19.05%) Load Balancing
9 4 (19.05%) Data Architecture
9 4 (19.05%) F5
9 4 (19.05%) Oozie
9 4 (19.05%) Data Engineering
10 3 (14.29%) Data Ingestion
10 3 (14.29%) Data Analytics
10 3 (14.29%) Analytics

Data Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 14 (66.67%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) LAN
1 4 (19.05%) VLAN
1 4 (19.05%) WAN
2 3 (14.29%) DHCP
2 3 (14.29%) DNS
3 2 (9.52%) BGP
3 2 (9.52%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (9.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (9.52%) OSPF
4 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (80.95%) Big Data
2 14 (66.67%) Hadoop
3 7 (33.33%) Apache Hive
3 7 (33.33%) Impala
3 7 (33.33%) NoSQL
4 6 (28.57%) Sqoop
5 3 (14.29%) HBase
6 2 (9.52%) Cloudera CDH
6 2 (9.52%) Data Lake
7 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
7 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
7 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 12 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 2 (9.52%) Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Retail
4 1 (4.76%) Marketing
4 1 (4.76%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) Kafka
2 1 (4.76%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (4.76%) Middleware
2 1 (4.76%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
1 2 (9.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) MapReduce
2 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (19.05%) Data Architecture
3 4 (19.05%) Data Engineering
3 4 (19.05%) ETL
3 4 (19.05%) Load Balancing
3 4 (19.05%) Scrum
4 3 (14.29%) Analytics
4 3 (14.29%) Big Data Analytics
4 3 (14.29%) Data Analytics
4 3 (14.29%) Data Ingestion
4 3 (14.29%) TDD
4 3 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Data Governance
5 2 (9.52%) Data Security
5 2 (9.52%) ETL Development
5 2 (9.52%) Functional Programming
5 2 (9.52%) Refactoring
5 2 (9.52%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) Scala
2 5 (23.81%) Java
3 3 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) CCIE
1 2 (9.52%) CCIE Routing and Switching
1 2 (9.52%) CCNP
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.76%) FATCA
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Apache Flume
2 5 (23.81%) HDFS
3 1 (4.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Oozie
2 2 (9.52%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Cloudera
2 4 (19.05%) Cisco
2 4 (19.05%) F5
3 2 (9.52%) Juniper
3 2 (9.52%) Talend
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft