Period
to 11 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Data Engineer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne during the 6 months to 11 December 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
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 87 -
Rank change year-on-year +15 - -
Contract jobs requiring a Data Engineer 9 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.04% 0.69% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 0.72% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £475 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% - -
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £475 £425 -
% change year-on-year +11.76% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - - -
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne with a recognized job title 823 828 1,918
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.93% 95.06% 91.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 608 588 1,392
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £411 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.45% +11.43% -14.63%
10th Percentile £267 £244 £225
90th Percentile £575 £563 £525
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £385 £350
% change year-on-year +3.90% +10.00% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 36 86
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £12.00 £17.49 £26.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.39% -34.09% +13.29%
10th Percentile £9.14 £10.00 £10.65
90th Percentile £45.00 £48.92 £29.50
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £15.25 £17.10 £26.50
% change year-on-year -10.85% -35.47% +29.27%

Data Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings that featured Data Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for Data Engineer in Newcastle upon Tyne

Data Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Engineer in Newcastle upon Tyne

Data Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Engineer in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Engineer in Newcastle upon Tyne

Data Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region featuring Data Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (88.89%) SQL
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (77.78%) NoSQL
3 6 (66.67%) Data Engineering
4 5 (55.56%) Relational Database
4 5 (55.56%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (55.56%) Cloudera
4 5 (55.56%) Data Architecture
4 5 (55.56%) Oracle
5 4 (44.44%) Python
5 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
5 4 (44.44%) Big Data
5 4 (44.44%) Technical Leadership
6 3 (33.33%) Data Development
6 3 (33.33%) Data Lake
6 3 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
6 3 (33.33%) HDFS
6 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 3 (33.33%) Coaching
6 3 (33.33%) Apache Flume
6 3 (33.33%) Hortonworks
6 3 (33.33%) Sqoop
6 3 (33.33%) Data Transformation
6 3 (33.33%) MongoDB
6 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
6 3 (33.33%) Project Management
6 3 (33.33%) Data Management
6 3 (33.33%) QA

Data Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 2 (22.22%) Apache Spark
1 2 (22.22%) Confluence
1 2 (22.22%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon S3
2 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (77.78%) NoSQL
2 5 (55.56%) Relational Database
3 4 (44.44%) Big Data
4 3 (33.33%) Data Lake
4 3 (33.33%) MongoDB
4 3 (33.33%) Sqoop
5 2 (22.22%) Hadoop
5 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (11.11%) Apache Hive
6 1 (11.11%) Base SAS
6 1 (11.11%) HBase
6 1 (11.11%) OLAP
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (11.11%) Power BI
6 1 (11.11%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) ERwin
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Kafka
1 1 (11.11%) ODBC
1 1 (11.11%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Data Engineering
3 5 (55.56%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (55.56%) Data Architecture
4 4 (44.44%) Technical Leadership
4 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
5 3 (33.33%) Coaching
5 3 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
5 3 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (33.33%) Data Development
5 3 (33.33%) Data Management
5 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
5 3 (33.33%) Data Transformation
5 3 (33.33%) ETL
5 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 3 (33.33%) Project Management
5 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
6 2 (22.22%) BDD
6 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (22.22%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) Python
3 2 (22.22%) Scala
3 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
4 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) SAS Certification
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Apache Flume
1 3 (33.33%) HDFS
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Cloudera
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) Hortonworks
3 1 (11.11%) CA
3 1 (11.11%) Informatica
3 1 (11.11%) SAP
3 1 (11.11%) Tableau