Period
to 28 January 2022

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Databricks products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Databricks over the 6 months to 28 January 2022 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Databricks.

Databricks
UK
6 months to
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 211 280 496
Rank change year-on-year +69 +216 +336
Contract jobs citing Databricks 1,177 398 269
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.34% 0.93% 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category 3.44% 2.20% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 746 264 179
10th Percentile £431 £363 £413
25th Percentile £500 £413 £456
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% -
75th Percentile £653 £578 £628
90th Percentile £738 £638 £678
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £486 £493
% change year-on-year +7.97% -1.27% +9.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
10th Percentile £48.69 - -
25th Percentile £55.73 - £71.25
Median hourly rate £67.95 £66.50 £72.50
Median % change year-on-year +2.18% -8.28% -
75th Percentile £79.68 - £73.75
90th Percentile £86.41 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £72.50

Databricks is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 34,203 18,125 30,815
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.96% 42.52% 42.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,467 11,578 19,547
10th Percentile £270 £250 £216
25th Percentile £406 £363 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £513 £463 £450
Median % change year-on-year +10.81% +2.78% -
75th Percentile £614 £563 £550
90th Percentile £700 £648 £644
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 922 626 1,269
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.12 £11.80
25th Percentile £14.25 £15.00 £14.33
Median hourly rate £20.00 £24.75 £18.70
Median % change year-on-year -19.19% +32.35% +6.86%
75th Percentile £43.75 £47.50 £35.00
90th Percentile £60.00 £60.13 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -14.29% +20.00% +6.06%

Databricks
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Databricks as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Databricks in the UK

Databricks
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Databricks.

Daily rate trend for Databricks in the UK

Databricks
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Databricks over the 6 months to 28 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Databricks in the UK

Databricks
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Databricks.

Hourly rate trend for Databricks in the UK

Databricks
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Databricks over the 6 months to 28 January 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for Databricks in the UK

Databricks
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Databricks within the UK over the 6 months to 28 January 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
England +71 898 £575 +15.00% 214
London +51 627 £600 +20.00% 106
Work from Home +7 419 £538 +7.50% 43
UK excluding London -10 213 £525 +7.97% 120
North of England -23 84 £550 +7.32% 29
South East -21 69 £500 -2.44% 43
Yorkshire +9 65 £550 +4.76% 10
Midlands -48 31 £500 +36.05% 13
West Midlands -40 21 £550 +46.67% 12
North West -52 17 £550 +8.64% 18
Scotland -46 13 £525 +75.00% 12
South West -47 11 £475 -9.52% 11
East Midlands -27 9 £500 +36.05% 1
East of England -46 3 - - 12
North East -1 2 £525 -17.97% 1
Wales -27 2 £600 +20.00%

For the 6 months to 28 January 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Databricks 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 with a requirement for Databricks.

1 1,029 (87.43%) Azure
2 617 (52.42%) SQL
3 548 (46.56%) Azure Data Factory
4 545 (46.30%) Python
5 505 (42.91%) Data Lake
6 457 (38.83%) DevOps
7 432 (36.70%) Analytics
8 381 (32.37%) Agile Software Development
9 380 (32.29%) Microsoft
10 352 (29.91%) Business Intelligence
11 339 (28.80%) Power Platform
12 329 (27.95%) Power BI
13 327 (27.78%) CI/CD
14 295 (25.06%) Data Warehouse
15 282 (23.96%) Azure Synapse Analytics
16 275 (23.36%) Data Modelling
17 254 (21.58%) Data Pipeline
18 249 (21.16%) Big Data
19 232 (19.71%) ETL
20 230 (19.54%) Social Skills
21 223 (18.95%) Apache Spark
22 193 (16.40%) PowerShell
23 186 (15.80%) Data Engineering
24 183 (15.55%) Azure SQL Database
25 181 (15.38%) SQL Server
26 170 (14.44%) AWS
27 166 (14.10%) C#
28 157 (13.34%) Finance
29 153 (13.00%) Kafka
30 146 (12.40%) Kubernetes

Databricks
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 223 (18.95%) Apache Spark
2 60 (5.10%) Apache
3 58 (4.93%) Apache Airflow
4 19 (1.61%) Luigi
5 15 (1.27%) Confluence
5 15 (1.27%) SharePoint
6 13 (1.10%) SAS
7 9 (0.76%) Jupyter
8 4 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.17%) Apache Synapse
10 2 (0.17%) Camunda
11 1 (0.085%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.085%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.085%) Tornado
Applications
1 24 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.25%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.25%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.34%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.17%) Infor M3
3 2 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.085%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1,029 (87.43%) Azure
2 548 (46.56%) Azure Data Factory
3 339 (28.80%) Power Platform
4 282 (23.96%) Azure Synapse Analytics
5 170 (14.44%) AWS
6 144 (12.23%) Serverless
7 110 (9.35%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 109 (9.26%) Azure Functions
9 100 (8.50%) PaaS
10 73 (6.20%) Azure Monitor
11 72 (6.12%) GitHub
12 66 (5.61%) Azure Logic Apps
13 65 (5.52%) Azure Storage
13 65 (5.52%) IaaS
14 51 (4.33%) AWS CloudFormation
15 47 (3.99%) Azure Key Vault
16 46 (3.91%) Amazon S3
17 41 (3.48%) Snowflake
18 32 (2.72%) AWS Lambda
19 26 (2.21%) Azure Pipelines
Communications & Networking
1 28 (2.38%) Network Security
2 13 (1.10%) FTP
3 5 (0.42%) IPFS
4 4 (0.34%) DNS
4 4 (0.34%) VPN
5 3 (0.25%) AMQP
5 3 (0.25%) Cisco IPT
5 3 (0.25%) Firewall
6 2 (0.17%) Internet
7 1 (0.085%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 505 (42.91%) Data Lake
2 329 (27.95%) Power BI
3 295 (25.06%) Data Warehouse
4 249 (21.16%) Big Data
5 183 (15.55%) Azure SQL Database
6 181 (15.38%) SQL Server
7 81 (6.88%) Hadoop
8 74 (6.29%) Delta Lake
9 70 (5.95%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 67 (5.69%) Tableau
11 62 (5.27%) NoSQL
11 62 (5.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 61 (5.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 59 (5.01%) Metadata
14 48 (4.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 46 (3.91%) Relational Database
16 39 (3.31%) HDInsight
17 37 (3.14%) PostgreSQL
18 32 (2.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 31 (2.63%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 135 (11.47%) Git (software)
2 76 (6.46%) Jenkins
3 54 (4.59%) Maven
4 51 (4.33%) TeamCity
5 50 (4.25%) Gradle
6 48 (4.08%) JIRA
7 30 (2.55%) PowerDesigner
8 26 (2.21%) GitLab
9 20 (1.70%) Visual Studio Team System
10 13 (1.10%) ER Studio
11 12 (1.02%) RStudio
11 12 (1.02%) Subversion
11 12 (1.02%) Visual Studio
12 11 (0.93%) ERwin
13 9 (0.76%) kappa
14 7 (0.59%) Cucumber
14 7 (0.59%) MLflow
15 6 (0.51%) Selenium
16 5 (0.42%) FitNesse
16 5 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 230 (19.54%) Social Skills
2 157 (13.34%) Finance
3 103 (8.75%) Banking
4 92 (7.82%) Analytical Skills
5 71 (6.03%) Investment Banking
6 40 (3.40%) Marketing
7 39 (3.31%) Presentation Skills
8 37 (3.14%) Public Sector
9 31 (2.63%) Legal
10 27 (2.29%) Retail
11 26 (2.21%) Financial Institution
12 14 (1.19%) Documentation Skills
12 14 (1.19%) Influencing Skills
12 14 (1.19%) Telecoms
13 12 (1.02%) Manufacturing
14 10 (0.85%) Electronics
14 10 (0.85%) Law
14 10 (0.85%) Publishing
15 9 (0.76%) Front Office
16 6 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 500 (42.48%) Data Engineer
2 306 (26.00%) Azure Engineer
3 198 (16.82%) Architect
4 118 (10.03%) Developer
5 114 (9.69%) Solutions Architect
6 104 (8.84%) Data Architect
7 89 (7.56%) Azure Architect
8 82 (6.97%) DevOps Engineer
9 66 (5.61%) Senior Data Engineer
10 60 (5.10%) Cloud Architect
11 56 (4.76%) Platform Engineer
12 48 (4.08%) Azure DevOps Engineer
13 45 (3.82%) Analyst
14 44 (3.74%) Azure Developer
15 43 (3.65%) Cloud Engineer
15 43 (3.65%) Python Engineer
16 41 (3.48%) Cloud Solutions Architect
17 31 (2.63%) Data Analyst
18 28 (2.38%) Data Scientist
19 25 (2.12%) Data Modeller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (13.00%) Kafka
2 139 (11.81%) PySpark
3 83 (7.05%) .NET
4 52 (4.42%) JSON
5 47 (3.99%) ARM Templates
6 40 (3.40%) Spark Streaming
7 28 (2.38%) REST
7 28 (2.38%) RESTful
8 25 (2.12%) XML
8 25 (2.12%) YAML
9 20 (1.70%) Web Services
10 18 (1.53%) Pandas
11 17 (1.44%) .NET Framework
11 17 (1.44%) Entity Framework
12 15 (1.27%) .NET Core
12 15 (1.27%) TensorFlow
13 11 (0.93%) ADO
13 11 (0.93%) ASP.NET Web API
13 11 (0.93%) NumPy
13 11 (0.93%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 45 (3.82%) Public Cloud
2 30 (2.55%) Data Structures
3 27 (2.29%) Greenfield Project
4 24 (2.04%) Hedge funds
5 20 (1.70%) Cloud Native
5 20 (1.70%) NHS
6 19 (1.61%) Linux Command Line
7 18 (1.53%) User Experience
8 16 (1.36%) Algorithms
9 14 (1.19%) Data Protection Act
9 14 (1.19%) Legacy Systems
9 14 (1.19%) Virtual Team
10 9 (0.76%) Management Information System
10 9 (0.76%) Renewable Energy
10 9 (0.76%) Replication
11 8 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (0.59%) Enterprise Cloud
12 7 (0.59%) FMCG
12 7 (0.59%) Reinsurance
13 6 (0.51%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 60 (5.10%) Windows
2 31 (2.63%) Linux
3 17 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (1.19%) Windows Server
5 12 (1.02%) Unix
6 7 (0.59%) VMS
7 1 (0.085%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 457 (38.83%) DevOps
2 432 (36.70%) Analytics
3 381 (32.37%) Agile Software Development
4 352 (29.91%) Business Intelligence
5 327 (27.78%) CI/CD
6 275 (23.36%) Data Modelling
7 254 (21.58%) Data Pipeline
8 232 (19.71%) ETL
9 186 (15.80%) Data Engineering
10 144 (12.23%) Data Science
11 143 (12.15%) Scrum
12 139 (11.81%) Migration
13 132 (11.21%) Data Analytics
14 98 (8.33%) Infrastructure as Code
15 95 (8.07%) Visualisation
16 91 (7.73%) Machine Learning
16 91 (7.73%) Test Automation
17 84 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
18 79 (6.71%) Problem-Solving
19 71 (6.03%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 617 (52.42%) SQL
2 545 (46.30%) Python
3 193 (16.40%) PowerShell
4 166 (14.10%) C#
5 113 (9.60%) Java
6 110 (9.35%) Scala
7 80 (6.80%) Bash
8 57 (4.84%) JavaScript
8 57 (4.84%) R
9 46 (3.91%) T-SQL
10 31 (2.63%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 21 (1.78%) PL/SQL
12 13 (1.10%) Shell Script
13 9 (0.76%) C
14 4 (0.34%) C++
15 3 (0.25%) ANSI SQL
15 3 (0.25%) COBOL
15 3 (0.25%) Groovy
15 3 (0.25%) U-SQL
16 2 (0.17%) Go
Qualifications
1 69 (5.86%) Degree
2 43 (3.65%) Security Cleared
3 30 (2.55%) SC Cleared
4 18 (1.53%) BPSS Clearance
5 17 (1.44%) Computer Science Degree
5 17 (1.44%) Master's Degree
6 15 (1.27%) Numerate Degree
7 8 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (0.51%) FFIEC
9 4 (0.34%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.34%) PMP
10 3 (0.25%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 3 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.25%) CISSP
10 3 (0.25%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.17%) AWS Certification
12 1 (0.085%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (7.39%) Data Quality
2 42 (3.57%) QA
3 41 (3.48%) GDPR
4 13 (1.10%) SLA
5 6 (0.51%) GLBA
5 6 (0.51%) NIST
5 6 (0.51%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.34%) IFRS
6 4 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.17%) PMO
7 2 (0.17%) SNOMED CT
8 1 (0.085%) Solvency II
System Software
1 109 (9.26%) Docker
2 18 (1.53%) Virtual Machines
3 14 (1.19%) HDFS
4 12 (1.02%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.34%) Apache Flume
5 4 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 146 (12.40%) Kubernetes
2 124 (10.54%) Terraform
3 26 (2.21%) Ansible
4 6 (0.51%) Puppet
5 5 (0.42%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 4 (0.34%) Oozie
6 4 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.17%) Grafana
7 2 (0.17%) Istio
7 2 (0.17%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.085%) Control-M
Vendors
1 380 (32.29%) Microsoft
2 64 (5.44%) SAP
3 41 (3.48%) Salesforce.com
4 40 (3.40%) Oracle
5 30 (2.55%) BiZZdesign
6 20 (1.70%) Informatica
6 20 (1.70%) MuleSoft
7 18 (1.53%) Google
8 16 (1.36%) IBM
9 15 (1.27%) Alteryx
10 12 (1.02%) Cloudera
11 10 (0.85%) Red Hat
11 10 (0.85%) Talend
12 9 (0.76%) Brio
13 7 (0.59%) Hortonworks
13 7 (0.59%) StreamSets
14 6 (0.51%) Atlassian
15 5 (0.42%) Teradata
15 5 (0.42%) Workday
16 3 (0.25%) Cognizant