Period
to 23 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a Data Engineer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Sheffield during the 6 months to 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Data Engineer 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 0.28% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Sheffield median daily rate £475 - -
South Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £344 -
% change year-on-year +38.18% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate - - -
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 672 636 801
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.59% 95.35% 95.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 377 563
Sheffield median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% +26.92%
10th Percentile £263 £215 £263
90th Percentile £550 £575 £600
South Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 11 19
Sheffield median hourly rate £17.50 £20.97 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.55% +61.31% +6.12%
10th Percentile £9.00 £10.75 £8.50
90th Percentile £35.00 £25.50 £20.00
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.54 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +25.29% - +12.93%

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 23 May 2018.

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 23 May 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 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) SAS
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (50.00%) CA
1 1 (50.00%) Informatica
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (50.00%) ERwin
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Data Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (50.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
1 1 (50.00%) Hortonworks
1 1 (50.00%) Cloudera
1 1 (50.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring

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 1 (50.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (50.00%) Data Lake
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) ERwin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Coaching
1 1 (50.00%) Collaborative Working
1 1 (50.00%) Data Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Data Development
1 1 (50.00%) Data Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Data Science
1 1 (50.00%) Data Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) CA
1 1 (50.00%) Cloudera
1 1 (50.00%) Hortonworks
1 1 (50.00%) Informatica
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle