Period
to 20 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Data Engineer was £463 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 20 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 108 87
Rank change year-on-year +9 -21 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Data Engineer 7 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.51% 0.65% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.68% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Milton Keynes median daily rate £463 £525 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.90% - -
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £463 £525 £425
% change year-on-year -11.90% +23.53% -
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 1,298 1,615 1,218
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.85% 95.79% 93.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 732 786 677
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -0.12% +6.80%
10th Percentile £215 £239 £225
90th Percentile £556 £525 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 81 54
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.00 £16.93 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.31% +35.44% +1.63%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.31 £8.50
90th Percentile £20.06 £20.75 £16.07
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £17.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year -18.55% +18.97% +3.57%

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 20 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 Milton Keynes region featuring Data Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Big Data
2 5 (71.43%) Apache Spark
2 5 (71.43%) Kafka
3 4 (57.14%) Scala
3 4 (57.14%) Hadoop
3 4 (57.14%) Apache
3 4 (57.14%) Analytics
4 3 (42.86%) Data Lake
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) Visualisation
4 3 (42.86%) Apache Hive
4 3 (42.86%) NoSQL
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (28.57%) Use Case
5 2 (28.57%) Data Quality
5 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) Cloudera
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (28.57%) Talend
5 2 (28.57%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (28.57%) Project Management
5 2 (28.57%) Java
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle
5 2 (28.57%) OLAP
5 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (28.57%) ETL
5 2 (28.57%) Kibana
5 2 (28.57%) Case Management

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 5 (71.43%) Apache Spark
2 4 (57.14%) Apache
3 1 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (14.29%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon S3
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) Big Data
2 4 (57.14%) Hadoop
3 3 (42.86%) Apache Hive
3 3 (42.86%) Data Lake
3 3 (42.86%) NoSQL
4 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (28.57%) OLAP
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (14.29%) DB2
5 1 (14.29%) HBase
5 1 (14.29%) Impala
5 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
5 1 (14.29%) MySQL
5 1 (14.29%) Pentaho
5 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (14.29%) Power BI
5 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Kafka
2 1 (14.29%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (14.29%) LAMP
2 1 (14.29%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Analytics
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Visualisation
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Case Management
3 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Data Ingestion
3 2 (28.57%) Data Transformation
3 2 (28.57%) Data Visualisation
3 2 (28.57%) ETL
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Use Case
4 1 (14.29%) Actionable Insight
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Data Munging
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Scala
2 2 (28.57%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) HiveQL
3 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) Data Quality
2 1 (14.29%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
1 1 (14.29%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Kibana
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Cloudera
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
1 2 (28.57%) Talend
2 1 (14.29%) Ab Initio
2 1 (14.29%) Hortonworks
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Informatica
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Splunk
2 1 (14.29%) Tableau