Period
to 25 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Data Engineer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 25 February 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 90 107
Rank change year-on-year -1 +17 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Data Engineer 21 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.31% 0.079% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 0.086% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 - -
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 - -
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 1,516 1,160 1,613
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 91.92% 95.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 804 681 787
Milton Keynes median daily rate £413 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +2.56% +11.43%
10th Percentile £255 £263 £263
90th Percentile £538 £563 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £384
% change year-on-year - +4.23% +9.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 49 78
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £16.68 £14.00 £13.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.14% +4.15% -5.67%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.00 £9.24
90th Percentile £21.00 £38.75 £19.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £14.45
% change year-on-year +25.00% -3.11% +11.15%

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 25 February 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 Milton Keynes region featuring Data Engineer in the job title.

1 17 (80.95%) Big Data
2 15 (71.43%) Apache Spark
2 15 (71.43%) Hadoop
3 13 (61.90%) Scala
4 11 (52.38%) Kafka
5 8 (38.10%) Finance
6 7 (33.33%) Impala
6 7 (33.33%) Apache Hive
7 6 (28.57%) NoSQL
7 6 (28.57%) MapReduce
7 6 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (28.57%) Cloudera
8 5 (23.81%) Apache Flume
8 5 (23.81%) Sqoop
8 5 (23.81%) Oozie
9 4 (19.05%) Java
9 4 (19.05%) Python
9 4 (19.05%) LAN
9 4 (19.05%) WAN
9 4 (19.05%) Cisco
9 4 (19.05%) F5
9 4 (19.05%) VLAN
9 4 (19.05%) Load Balancing
9 4 (19.05%) Data Engineering
10 3 (14.29%) HDFS
10 3 (14.29%) JIRA
10 3 (14.29%) DHCP
10 3 (14.29%) DNS
10 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
10 3 (14.29%) Scrum

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 15 (71.43%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (9.52%) 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 15 (71.43%) Hadoop
3 7 (33.33%) Apache Hive
3 7 (33.33%) Impala
4 6 (28.57%) NoSQL
5 5 (23.81%) Sqoop
6 2 (9.52%) HBase
6 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) JIRA
2 2 (9.52%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 2 (9.52%) Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (52.38%) Kafka
2 1 (4.76%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (4.76%) Middleware
2 1 (4.76%) SOAP
2 1 (4.76%) Spring Boot
2 1 (4.76%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) MapReduce
1 6 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (19.05%) Data Engineering
2 4 (19.05%) Load Balancing
3 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (14.29%) Scrum
3 3 (14.29%) TDD
4 2 (9.52%) Data Architecture
4 2 (9.52%) Refactoring
5 1 (4.76%) Analytics
5 1 (4.76%) Big Data Analytics
5 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (4.76%) Data Analytics
5 1 (4.76%) Data Ingestion
5 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.76%) ETL
5 1 (4.76%) Machine Learning
5 1 (4.76%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) Scala
2 4 (19.05%) Java
2 4 (19.05%) Python
3 2 (9.52%) 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 1 (4.76%) FATCA
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Apache Flume
2 3 (14.29%) HDFS
3 2 (9.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) Oozie
2 2 (9.52%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Cloudera
2 4 (19.05%) Cisco
2 4 (19.05%) F5
3 2 (9.52%) Juniper
4 1 (4.76%) Talend