Period
to 14 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Data Engineer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Sheffield during the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

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
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Data Engineer 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 1.12% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 19 0 0
Sheffield median daily rate £425 - -
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £263 -
% change year-on-year +61.90% - -
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 687 919 798
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.95% 94.26% 94.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 617 577
Sheffield median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £218 £263 £233
90th Percentile £589 £575 £572
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £401 £388
% change year-on-year +6.12% +3.35% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 28 36
Sheffield median hourly rate £20.48 £14.86 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.83% +16.53% -15.00%
10th Percentile £12.50 £9.85 £9.63
90th Percentile £39.48 £34.11 £18.88
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +15.38% -13.33%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Engineer in Sheffield over the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Engineer in Sheffield

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

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, Data Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Sheffield region featuring Data Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (87.50%) SQL
1 7 (87.50%) Data Analysis
1 7 (87.50%) Data Engineering
2 6 (75.00%) Data Reconciliation
2 6 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (75.00%) Data Architecture
2 6 (75.00%) NoSQL
2 6 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (75.00%) Unix
2 6 (75.00%) Informatica
2 6 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 6 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (75.00%) Data Modelling
2 6 (75.00%) ETL
2 6 (75.00%) PL/SQL
2 6 (75.00%) Data Management
2 6 (75.00%) QA
2 6 (75.00%) Data Integration
2 6 (75.00%) Collaborative Working
3 3 (37.50%) Big Data
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (25.00%) Coaching
4 2 (25.00%) Apache Spark
4 2 (25.00%) HBase
4 2 (25.00%) R
4 2 (25.00%) Apache Hive
4 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (25.00%) SAS

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 (25.00%) Apache Spark
1 2 (25.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (75.00%) NoSQL
1 6 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (37.50%) Big Data
3 2 (25.00%) Apache Hive
3 2 (25.00%) HBase
3 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Data Analysis
1 7 (87.50%) Data Engineering
2 6 (75.00%) Collaborative Working
2 6 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (75.00%) Data Architecture
2 6 (75.00%) Data Integration
2 6 (75.00%) Data Management
2 6 (75.00%) Data Modelling
2 6 (75.00%) Data Reconciliation
2 6 (75.00%) ETL
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (25.00%) Coaching
4 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) PL/SQL
2 6 (75.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Informatica