Period
to 26 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for Data Lake skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Lake over the 6 months to 26 May 2019 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 Lakes
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
26 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 65 86 87
Rank change year-on-year +21 +1 -
Contract jobs citing Data Lake 35 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.56% 0.37% 0.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.22% 2.11% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 3 1
Reading median daily rate £550 £438 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.71% +45.83% -
Berkshire median daily rate £550 £575 £425
% change year-on-year -4.35% +35.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

Data Lake is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 230 237 251
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 16.85% 17.74% 18.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 162 142
Reading median daily rate £450 £431 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.35% +1.47% +6.18%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £300
90th Percentile £619 £589 £625
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £438 £415
% change year-on-year +2.86% +5.42% +0.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 30
Reading median hourly rate £35.00 £28.50 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.81% +200.00% -
10th Percentile £18.05 £11.15 £9.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £65.88 £48.58
Berkshire median hourly rate £45.00 £39.50 £9.50
% change year-on-year +13.92% +315.79% -17.39%

Data Lake
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Data Lake as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Data Lake in Reading

Data Lake
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Lake in Reading.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Lake in Reading

Data Lake
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Lake in Reading over the 6 months to 26 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Lake in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 May 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Data Lake 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 Reading region with a requirement for Data Lake.

1 35 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (97.14%) Business Intelligence
3 32 (91.43%) SQL
4 31 (88.57%) Analytics
4 31 (88.57%) DevOps
4 31 (88.57%) Power BI
4 31 (88.57%) Power Platform
5 29 (82.86%) Visual Studio Team System
5 29 (82.86%) PowerShell
6 28 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (80.00%) Infrastructure as Code
7 27 (77.14%) HDInsight
8 26 (74.29%) Visual Studio
8 26 (74.29%) Microsoft
9 25 (71.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 22 (62.86%) Data Science
11 18 (51.43%) Scrum
12 17 (48.57%) PaaS
13 16 (45.71%) Security Testing
14 15 (42.86%) Data Management
15 14 (40.00%) Data-Driven Testing
15 14 (40.00%) Test Automation
16 13 (37.14%) Continuous Integration
16 13 (37.14%) Continuous Delivery
17 10 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
17 10 (28.57%) IaaS
17 10 (28.57%) Windows
18 6 (17.14%) Data Warehouse
18 6 (17.14%) Data Analytics
18 6 (17.14%) Technical Leadership

Data Lake
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 4 (11.43%) Apache
1 4 (11.43%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 35 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (88.57%) Power Platform
3 17 (48.57%) PaaS
4 10 (28.57%) IaaS
5 5 (14.29%) Data Lake Analytics
6 4 (11.43%) Azure Data Factory
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (88.57%) Power BI
2 27 (77.14%) HDInsight
3 25 (71.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (17.14%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (11.43%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 4 (11.43%) Azure SQL Database
5 4 (11.43%) Big Data
6 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 29 (82.86%) Visual Studio Team System
2 26 (74.29%) Visual Studio
3 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
3 4 (11.43%) JIRA
General
1 3 (8.57%) Legal
1 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (65.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (42.86%) Azure DevOps
2 15 (42.86%) Azure Engineer
3 13 (37.14%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) Lead DevOps
4 6 (17.14%) Technical Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Technical Leader
6 2 (5.71%) Data Analytics Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Field Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Platform Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Azure Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Data Model Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Power BI Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Power BI Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Technical Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) COM
2 1 (2.86%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (97.14%) Business Intelligence
2 31 (88.57%) Analytics
2 31 (88.57%) DevOps
3 28 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (80.00%) Infrastructure as Code
4 22 (62.86%) Data Science
5 18 (51.43%) Scrum
6 16 (45.71%) Security Testing
7 15 (42.86%) Data Management
8 14 (40.00%) Data-Driven Testing
8 14 (40.00%) Test Automation
9 13 (37.14%) Continuous Delivery
9 13 (37.14%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (17.14%) Data Analytics
10 6 (17.14%) Technical Leadership
11 5 (14.29%) B2B
11 5 (14.29%) DNA
12 4 (11.43%) Data Modelling
13 2 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
13 2 (5.71%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 32 (91.43%) SQL
2 29 (82.86%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 10 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 26 (74.29%) Microsoft