Period
to 20 May 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 May 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 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 102 98
Rank change year-on-year +13 -4 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Data Engineer 26 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.64% 0.072% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.72% 0.077% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 0
Milton Keynes median daily rate £463 - -
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £463 - -
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 1,512 1,305 1,376
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.15% 94.16% 95.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 802 707 751
Milton Keynes median daily rate £412 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.06% - +12.68%
10th Percentile £225 £263 £263
90th Percentile £550 £550 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 44 47
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.05 £14.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.75% +5.36% -3.45%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.00 £9.48
90th Percentile £23.78 £18.00 £19.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -12.12% +10.00% -

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Engineer in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 20 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 May 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 20 (76.92%) Big Data
2 16 (61.54%) Hadoop
3 15 (57.69%) Apache Spark
4 14 (53.85%) Kafka
4 14 (53.85%) Scala
5 10 (38.46%) NoSQL
6 9 (34.62%) Apache Hive
6 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (34.62%) Python
7 8 (30.77%) Impala
8 7 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (26.92%) Cloudera
9 6 (23.08%) Data Quality
9 6 (23.08%) F5
9 6 (23.08%) LAN
9 6 (23.08%) WAN
9 6 (23.08%) SQL
9 6 (23.08%) Cisco
9 6 (23.08%) Finance
9 6 (23.08%) VLAN
10 5 (19.23%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
10 5 (19.23%) Scrum
10 5 (19.23%) DNS
10 5 (19.23%) ETL
10 5 (19.23%) Java
10 5 (19.23%) DHCP
10 5 (19.23%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (19.23%) Load Balancing
10 5 (19.23%) HBase

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 (57.69%) Apache Spark
2 4 (15.38%) Apache
3 1 (3.85%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (11.54%) Amazon S3
4 2 (7.69%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) LAN
1 6 (23.08%) VLAN
1 6 (23.08%) WAN
2 5 (19.23%) DHCP
2 5 (19.23%) DNS
3 4 (15.38%) BGP
3 4 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 4 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 4 (15.38%) OSPF
4 2 (7.69%) Wireless
5 1 (3.85%) SSL
5 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.85%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (76.92%) Big Data
2 16 (61.54%) Hadoop
3 10 (38.46%) NoSQL
4 9 (34.62%) Apache Hive
5 8 (30.77%) Impala
6 5 (19.23%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (19.23%) HBase
6 5 (19.23%) Power BI
7 4 (15.38%) OLAP
7 4 (15.38%) Oracle OLAP
7 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
7 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
7 4 (15.38%) Sqoop
8 3 (11.54%) Data Lake
8 3 (11.54%) DB2
8 3 (11.54%) MongoDB
8 3 (11.54%) MySQL
8 3 (11.54%) Pentaho
8 3 (11.54%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (11.54%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.69%) Eclipse
3 2 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.69%) Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (53.85%) Kafka
2 3 (11.54%) LAMP
2 3 (11.54%) LAPP Stack
2 3 (11.54%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (3.85%) SOAP
3 1 (3.85%) Spring
3 1 (3.85%) Spring Boot
3 1 (3.85%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Analytics
1 5 (19.23%) ETL
1 5 (19.23%) Load Balancing
1 5 (19.23%) Scrum
1 5 (19.23%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (15.38%) Kimball Methodology
3 3 (11.54%) Actionable Insight
3 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (11.54%) Data Analytics
3 3 (11.54%) Data Munging
3 3 (11.54%) Data Science
3 3 (11.54%) Data Security
3 3 (11.54%) Data Visualisation
3 3 (11.54%) Decision Tree
3 3 (11.54%) DevOps
3 3 (11.54%) Software Deployment
3 3 (11.54%) Statistics
3 3 (11.54%) TDD
3 3 (11.54%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) Scala
2 9 (34.62%) Python
3 6 (23.08%) SQL
4 5 (19.23%) Java
5 3 (11.54%) HiveQL
5 3 (11.54%) PL/SQL
5 3 (11.54%) Shell Script
5 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.69%) CCIE
2 2 (7.69%) CCIE Routing and Switching
2 2 (7.69%) CCNP
3 1 (3.85%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) Data Quality
2 4 (15.38%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Apache Flume
2 3 (11.54%) Docker
3 2 (7.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Ansible
1 4 (15.38%) Oozie
2 3 (11.54%) Kibana
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Cloudera
2 6 (23.08%) Cisco
2 6 (23.08%) F5
3 5 (19.23%) Talend
4 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 4 (15.38%) Oracle
5 3 (11.54%) IBM
5 3 (11.54%) Juniper
5 3 (11.54%) Splunk
5 3 (11.54%) Tableau
6 2 (7.69%) Ab Initio
6 2 (7.69%) Informatica
7 1 (3.85%) Alcatel-Lucent