Period
to 16 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Big Data Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Northern Ireland during the 6 months to 16 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.

Big Data Engineer
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 75 42
Contract jobs requiring a Big Data Engineer 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland - 0.35% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.37% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median daily rate - - -
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £550
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - £27.50 £100.00
% change year-on-year - -72.50% +166.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland. 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
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies in Northern Ireland with a recognized job title 360 540 316
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.54% 95.58% 97.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 409 191
Northern Ireland median daily rate £400 £413 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +14.58% +15.20%
10th Percentile £307 £298 £163
90th Percentile £515 £538 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 11 34
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +15.38% -14.75%
10th Percentile £9.34 £11.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.40 £19.75 £27.00
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -1.07% +3.89% -

Big Data Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings that featured Big Data Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Big Data Engineer in Northern Ireland