Period
to 12 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North of England with a requirement for Data Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Engineering over the 6 months to 12 July 2020 with a comparison to the 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 Engineering
England > North of England
6 months to
12 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 187 264 301
Rank change year-on-year +77 +37 +7
Contract jobs citing Data Engineering 8 33 27
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the North of England 0.17% 0.30% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.35% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 25 20
Median daily rate £538 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.27% +15.79% +11.76%
10th Percentile £363 £418 £412
90th Percentile £675 £600 £580
England median daily rate £525 £525 £525
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year -33.33% - -

Data Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,049 9,321 10,812
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North of England 84.20% 85.74% 86.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,546 6,138 7,002
Median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £263 £263
90th Percentile £615 £594 £553
England median daily rate £480 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +1.05% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 359 410
Median hourly rate £21.50 £19.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.16% -9.52% -8.30%
10th Percentile £11.39 £12.00 £11.17
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate £31.94 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +27.76% +13.64% -12.00%

Data Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing Data Engineering as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North of England.

Job vacancy trend for Data Engineering in the North of England

Data Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North of England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Data Engineering in the North of England.

Daily rate trend for Data Engineering in the North of England

Data Engineering
Daily Rate Histogram in the North of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Data Engineering in the North of England over the 6 months to 12 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Data Engineering in the North of England

Data Engineering
Contract Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Engineering within the North of England region over the 6 months to 12 July 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North West +51 4 £525 -0.28% 1
Yorkshire +68 2 £550 -4.35% 2
North East +37 1 - -
Data Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 12 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Data Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North of England region with a requirement for Data Engineering.

1 5 (62.50%) Hadoop
2 4 (50.00%) Big Data
2 4 (50.00%) Python
2 4 (50.00%) Cloudera
3 3 (37.50%) Kimball Methodology
3 3 (37.50%) Docker
3 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Apache Hive
3 3 (37.50%) Azure
3 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
4 2 (25.00%) Data Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) AWS
4 2 (25.00%) Open Source
4 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (25.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (25.00%) R
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (25.00%) ETL
4 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (25.00%) Informatica
4 2 (25.00%) DevOps
4 2 (25.00%) Analytics

Data Engineering
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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 1 (12.50%) Jupyter
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Azure
2 2 (25.00%) AWS
2 2 (25.00%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (12.50%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Hadoop
2 4 (50.00%) Big Data
3 3 (37.50%) Apache Hive
3 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (25.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (12.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (12.50%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (12.50%) Couchbase
5 1 (12.50%) DB2
5 1 (12.50%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (12.50%) Impala
5 1 (12.50%) Neo4j
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
5 1 (12.50%) Power BI
5 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
5 1 (12.50%) SAP HANA
5 1 (12.50%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) ERwin
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 1 (12.50%) ProC
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Data Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Data Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modeller
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Data Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Kimball Methodology
2 2 (25.00%) Analytics
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Data Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) Data Ingestion
2 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (25.00%) Data Science
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 2 (25.00%) ETL
2 2 (25.00%) Open Source
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Co-Creation
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure as Code
3 1 (12.50%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (12.50%) Microservices
3 1 (12.50%) Physical Data Model
3 1 (12.50%) Project Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) R
4 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) Scala
4 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Kubernetes
1 2 (25.00%) Terraform
2 1 (12.50%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Cloudera
2 2 (25.00%) Hortonworks
2 2 (25.00%) Informatica
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) CA
3 1 (12.50%) Databricks
3 1 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) Paxata
3 1 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) Talend