Period
to 21 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Data Engineer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in Sheffield during the 6 months to 21 November 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
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 53 -
Rank change year-on-year -8 - -
Contract jobs requiring a Data Engineer 3 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 0.47% 1.18% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 1.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 19 0
Sheffield median daily rate £413 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% - -
South Yorkshire median daily rate £419 £425 £200
% change year-on-year -1.47% +112.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate - - -
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £13.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield. 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
Sheffield
Contract vacancies in Sheffield with a recognized job title 599 653 897
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.03% 96.17% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 371 597
Sheffield median daily rate £420 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.18% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £220 £195 £263
90th Percentile £588 £588 £575
South Yorkshire median daily rate £402 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.53% +6.18% +6.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 13 23
Sheffield median hourly rate £15.71 £20.30 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.60% +45.00% +12.00%
10th Percentile £9.31 £12.10 £9.60
90th Percentile £38.17 £39.48 £34.71
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year -7.94% +5.00% +17.65%

Data Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Engineer in Sheffield

Data Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Engineer in Sheffield

Data Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Sheffield region featuring Data Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) ETL
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (100.00%) Data Reconciliation
1 3 (100.00%) Data Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (66.67%) Data Development
2 2 (66.67%) Reverse Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) PuTTY
2 2 (66.67%) Base SAS
2 2 (66.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) SAS
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (66.67%) VBA
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Informatica
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL

Data Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 (66.67%) SAS
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Base SAS
1 2 (66.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Hive
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) HBase
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (100.00%) Customer Requirements
1 3 (100.00%) Data Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Data Reconciliation
1 3 (100.00%) ETL
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Data Development
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Coaching
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Data Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) ETL Development
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) VBA
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cloudera
1 1 (33.33%) Hortonworks
1 1 (33.33%) Informatica
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle