Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 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
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 50 91 83
Rank change year-on-year +41 -8 -
Contract jobs citing Data Lake 50 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.48% 0.74% 0.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 17.73% 4.31% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 7 4
Reading median daily rate £513 £525 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% -8.70% -
10th Percentile £321 £438 £360
90th Percentile £700 £668 £703
Berkshire median daily rate £500 £500 £575
% change year-on-year - -13.04% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Reading median hourly rate £72.50 - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £72.50 £49.75 -
% change year-on-year +45.73% - -

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 282 255 253
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 19.64% 17.07% 19.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 174 158
Reading median daily rate £450 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% -
10th Percentile £313 £325 £310
90th Percentile £604 £575 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 2 15
Reading median hourly rate £72.50 £11.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +559.09% -26.67% +57.89%
10th Percentile £22.80 £10.33 £9.25
90th Percentile £82.50 £12.28 £47.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £72.50 £33.25 £16.24
% change year-on-year +118.05% +104.74% +70.95%

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 16 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Lake in Reading

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Lake in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Lake in Reading

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 47 (94.00%) Azure
2 46 (92.00%) DevOps
2 46 (92.00%) Power BI
2 46 (92.00%) Power Platform
3 44 (88.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 44 (88.00%) Business Intelligence
4 41 (82.00%) Microsoft
4 41 (82.00%) Analytics
5 39 (78.00%) SQL
6 38 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (74.00%) Visual Studio Team System
8 36 (72.00%) Visual Studio
9 32 (64.00%) PowerShell
10 30 (60.00%) Infrastructure as Code
11 20 (40.00%) Big Data
12 19 (38.00%) HDInsight
13 18 (36.00%) Data Lake Analytics
13 18 (36.00%) Security Testing
14 15 (30.00%) Data Science
15 14 (28.00%) Data-Driven Testing
15 14 (28.00%) Test Automation
16 13 (26.00%) Data Management
16 13 (26.00%) Scrum
16 13 (26.00%) Service Delivery
16 13 (26.00%) PaaS
17 12 (24.00%) ITIL
17 12 (24.00%) IaaS
17 12 (24.00%) ITIL V3
18 11 (22.00%) Data Warehouse
18 11 (22.00%) Configuration Management

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 3 (6.00%) Apache
1 3 (6.00%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 47 (94.00%) Azure
2 46 (92.00%) Power Platform
3 18 (36.00%) Data Lake Analytics
4 13 (26.00%) PaaS
5 12 (24.00%) IaaS
6 6 (12.00%) iPaaS
6 6 (12.00%) SaaS
6 6 (12.00%) Serverless
7 4 (8.00%) AWS
8 3 (6.00%) Amazon EMR
8 3 (6.00%) Amazon S3
8 3 (6.00%) Amazon SageMaker
9 2 (4.00%) Azure Data Factory
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (92.00%) Power BI
2 44 (88.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (40.00%) Big Data
4 19 (38.00%) HDInsight
5 11 (22.00%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (12.00%) Cosmos DB
6 6 (12.00%) Data Mart
7 5 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (10.00%) MongoDB
7 5 (10.00%) NoSQL
8 3 (6.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (6.00%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (6.00%) Hadoop
9 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 37 (74.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 36 (72.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (36.00%) Azure DevOps
1 18 (36.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (28.00%) Analyst
3 12 (24.00%) Architect
3 12 (24.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 12 (24.00%) Azure Engineer
3 12 (24.00%) Service Analyst
4 11 (22.00%) Service Transition Analyst
4 11 (22.00%) Transition Analyst
5 10 (20.00%) ITIL Service Analyst
6 7 (14.00%) Lead DevOps
7 6 (12.00%) Integration Architect
8 5 (10.00%) Data Architect
9 4 (8.00%) Data Engineer
9 4 (8.00%) Technical Leader
10 3 (6.00%) Azure Architect
10 3 (6.00%) Big Data Architect
10 3 (6.00%) Technical Engineer
11 2 (4.00%) AWS Architect
11 2 (4.00%) Hadoop Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.00%) JSON
1 6 (12.00%) REST
1 6 (12.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.00%) Windows
2 2 (4.00%) VMS
3 1 (2.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (92.00%) DevOps
2 44 (88.00%) Business Intelligence
3 41 (82.00%) Analytics
4 38 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (60.00%) Infrastructure as Code
6 18 (36.00%) Security Testing
7 15 (30.00%) Data Science
8 14 (28.00%) Data-Driven Testing
8 14 (28.00%) Test Automation
9 13 (26.00%) Data Management
9 13 (26.00%) Scrum
9 13 (26.00%) Service Delivery
10 12 (24.00%) ITIL
10 12 (24.00%) ITIL V3
11 11 (22.00%) Configuration Management
11 11 (22.00%) Release Management
12 10 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
12 10 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (18.00%) Data Integration
13 9 (18.00%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 39 (78.00%) SQL
2 32 (64.00%) PowerShell
3 5 (10.00%) Python
3 5 (10.00%) R
3 5 (10.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) Degree
1 6 (12.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.00%) AWS Certification
3 1 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.00%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.00%) Data Quality
2 5 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (12.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 41 (82.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.00%) Databricks
3 3 (6.00%) Talend