Period
to 19 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Snowflake skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Snowflake over the 6 months to 19 October 2021 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.

Snowflake
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 494 477 713
Rank change year-on-year -17 +236 +180
Contract jobs citing Snowflake 341 54 117
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.40% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.14% 0.55% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 38 104
10th Percentile £402 £338 £400
25th Percentile £450 £386 £509
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £459 £563
Median % change year-on-year +14.44% -18.44% -6.25%
75th Percentile £613 £538 £663
90th Percentile £718 £624 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £519 £459 £405
% change year-on-year +13.08% +13.27% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 - -

Snowflake is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 29,958 9,908 24,559
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 35.58% 31.78% 29.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,591 6,931 17,142
10th Percentile £327 £313 £286
25th Percentile £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £625 £588 £575
90th Percentile £700 £675 £660
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 458 145 366
10th Percentile £12.25 £13.25 £13.50
25th Percentile £14.25 £16.45 £16.25
Median hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -2.33% +4.88% +17.14%
75th Percentile £46.88 £40.00 £36.70
90th Percentile £65.50 £55.00 £61.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -7.50% - +14.29%

Snowflake
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Snowflake in the UK

Snowflake
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Daily rate trend for Snowflake in the UK

Snowflake
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Snowflake over the 6 months to 19 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Snowflake in the UK

Snowflake
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Snowflake within the UK over the 6 months to 19 October 2021. 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
Job
Vacancies
England -35 277 £525 +12.30% 90
London -82 154 £525 +10.53% 52
UK excluding London -45 133 £519 +13.08% 37
Work from Home -147 99 £500 -2.44% 14
South West -4 46 £488 -15.22% 7
South East -74 30 £600 +20.00% 6
Scotland - 27 £500 - 1
North of England -64 20 £575 +27.78% 12
Yorkshire -38 10 £400 -11.11% 3
North West -52 10 £588 - 7
East of England -44 4 £450 +12.50% 6
Wales -25 3 £500 -
Midlands -78 3 £463 - 5
East Midlands - 2 £475 - 3
West Midlands -64 1 £450 - 2

For the 6 months to 19 October 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Snowflake 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 Snowflake.

1 181 (53.08%) AWS
2 178 (52.20%) SQL
3 163 (47.80%) Data Warehouse
4 118 (34.60%) Python
4 118 (34.60%) ETL
5 113 (33.14%) Azure
6 105 (30.79%) Analytics
7 100 (29.33%) Business Intelligence
8 97 (28.45%) Agile Software Development
9 83 (24.34%) Big Data
10 73 (21.41%) Data Modelling
11 70 (20.53%) Amazon Redshift
12 62 (18.18%) Migration
12 62 (18.18%) Data Engineering
12 62 (18.18%) Tableau
13 60 (17.60%) Apache Spark
14 59 (17.30%) Power Platform
15 58 (17.01%) Social Skills
15 58 (17.01%) Kafka
16 57 (16.72%) Power BI
16 57 (16.72%) Finance
16 57 (16.72%) Data Architecture
17 56 (16.42%) Java
18 55 (16.13%) NoSQL
19 54 (15.84%) DevOps
20 52 (15.25%) Data Integration
21 51 (14.96%) SQL Server
21 51 (14.96%) Informatica
21 51 (14.96%) Data Lake
22 49 (14.37%) Hadoop

Snowflake
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 60 (17.60%) Apache Spark
2 19 (5.57%) Apache Airflow
3 13 (3.81%) Apache
4 8 (2.35%) Confluence
5 6 (1.76%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.17%) Luigi
7 3 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.88%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.59%) Wowza Streaming Engine
9 1 (0.29%) Apache Synapse
9 1 (0.29%) Jupyter
9 1 (0.29%) OpenStack
Applications
1 21 (6.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (2.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (1.17%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.59%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.59%) Oracle Smart View
4 2 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.17%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 3 (0.88%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.59%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.29%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 181 (53.08%) AWS
2 113 (33.14%) Azure
3 59 (17.30%) Power Platform
4 47 (13.78%) GCP
5 41 (12.02%) Amazon S3
6 25 (7.33%) GitHub
7 23 (6.74%) Amazon EMR
7 23 (6.74%) Serverless
8 19 (5.57%) Amazon Kinesis
9 18 (5.28%) AWS Lambda
10 16 (4.69%) Amazon EC2
10 16 (4.69%) Azure Data Factory
11 14 (4.11%) dbt
12 13 (3.81%) Azure Synapse Analytics
13 7 (2.05%) Amazon ECS
13 7 (2.05%) Matillion
14 5 (1.47%) AWS Data Pipeline
14 5 (1.47%) Azure Stack
14 5 (1.47%) SaaS
14 5 (1.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.59%) Kerberos
1 2 (0.59%) RTMP
2 1 (0.29%) HTTP
2 1 (0.29%) Internet
2 1 (0.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (47.80%) Data Warehouse
2 83 (24.34%) Big Data
3 70 (20.53%) Amazon Redshift
4 62 (18.18%) Tableau
5 57 (16.72%) Power BI
6 55 (16.13%) NoSQL
7 51 (14.96%) Data Lake
7 51 (14.96%) SQL Server
8 49 (14.37%) Hadoop
9 44 (12.90%) Relational Database
10 40 (11.73%) BigQuery
11 36 (10.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 34 (9.97%) PostgreSQL
13 27 (7.92%) Snowflake Schema
14 22 (6.45%) PowerCenter
15 20 (5.87%) Star Schema
16 17 (4.99%) MongoDB
17 15 (4.40%) Apache Hive
17 15 (4.40%) Looker
18 14 (4.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 27 (7.92%) JIRA
2 22 (6.45%) ERwin
3 20 (5.87%) Git (software)
4 19 (5.57%) Jenkins
5 13 (3.81%) Visual Studio
6 8 (2.35%) GitLab
7 7 (2.05%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (1.47%) Oracle APEX
9 4 (1.17%) Bitbucket
10 3 (0.88%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.88%) ER Studio
10 3 (0.88%) Maven
10 3 (0.88%) Postman
10 3 (0.88%) SpecFlow
10 3 (0.88%) Subversion
10 3 (0.88%) Zephyr
11 2 (0.59%) CircleCI
11 2 (0.59%) Serena SBM
11 2 (0.59%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 58 (17.01%) Social Skills
2 57 (16.72%) Finance
3 48 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (2.64%) Retail
5 8 (2.35%) Banking
5 8 (2.35%) Games
6 7 (2.05%) Front Office
6 7 (2.05%) Presentation Skills
7 6 (1.76%) Law
8 4 (1.17%) Marketing
8 4 (1.17%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.88%) Automotive
9 3 (0.88%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.88%) Legal
9 3 (0.88%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.88%) Publishing
10 2 (0.59%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.59%) Influencing Skills
11 1 (0.29%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 105 (30.79%) Data Engineer
2 64 (18.77%) Developer
3 63 (18.48%) Architect
4 43 (12.61%) Data Architect
5 23 (6.74%) SQL Developer
6 22 (6.45%) AWS Engineer
7 17 (4.99%) Data Modeller
8 16 (4.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 14 (4.11%) Analyst
9 14 (4.11%) Solutions Architect
10 13 (3.81%) Azure Engineer
11 12 (3.52%) Data Analyst
12 10 (2.93%) Senior Data Engineer
13 9 (2.64%) Informatica Developer
14 8 (2.35%) AWS Architect
14 8 (2.35%) Consultant
14 8 (2.35%) Power BI Developer
15 7 (2.05%) Data Warehouse Developer
16 6 (1.76%) Data Manager
16 6 (1.76%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (17.01%) Kafka
2 13 (3.81%) JSON
2 13 (3.81%) REST
3 9 (2.64%) Spark Streaming
4 8 (2.35%) PySpark
4 8 (2.35%) XML
5 7 (2.05%) Apache NiFi
5 7 (2.05%) Node.js
6 6 (1.76%) GraphQL
7 5 (1.47%) .NET
7 5 (1.47%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 4 (1.17%) EDI
8 4 (1.17%) Serverless Framework
9 3 (0.88%) Express
9 3 (0.88%) pytest
9 3 (0.88%) Web Services
10 2 (0.59%) HTML
10 2 (0.59%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (0.59%) Spring Batch
10 2 (0.59%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.28%) Data Protection Act
2 12 (3.52%) Data Structures
3 8 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (2.05%) Clustering
4 7 (2.05%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.47%) Algorithms
5 5 (1.47%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.17%) Cloud Native
6 4 (1.17%) FMCG
6 4 (1.17%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (1.17%) Public Cloud
6 4 (1.17%) Virtual Team
7 3 (0.88%) Analytical Mindset
7 3 (0.88%) Data Centre
7 3 (0.88%) Legacy Applications
7 3 (0.88%) NHS
7 3 (0.88%) Reference Data
7 3 (0.88%) Social Media
8 2 (0.59%) Media Streaming
8 2 (0.59%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 8 (2.35%) Linux
2 3 (0.88%) Windows
2 3 (0.88%) Windows Server
2 3 (0.88%) zOS
3 2 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (0.59%) Solaris
3 2 (0.59%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (34.60%) ETL
2 105 (30.79%) Analytics
3 100 (29.33%) Business Intelligence
4 97 (28.45%) Agile Software Development
5 73 (21.41%) Data Modelling
6 62 (18.18%) Data Engineering
6 62 (18.18%) Migration
7 57 (16.72%) Data Architecture
8 54 (15.84%) DevOps
9 52 (15.25%) Data Integration
10 46 (13.49%) Data Pipeline
10 46 (13.49%) Data Science
11 39 (11.44%) Visualisation
12 31 (9.09%) Microservices
13 30 (8.80%) Data Analysis
13 30 (8.80%) Problem-Solving
14 26 (7.62%) Data Visualisation
14 26 (7.62%) Machine Learning
15 24 (7.04%) Scrum
16 22 (6.45%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 178 (52.20%) SQL
2 118 (34.60%) Python
3 56 (16.42%) Java
4 25 (7.33%) T-SQL
5 22 (6.45%) C#
5 22 (6.45%) Scala
6 14 (4.11%) C++
6 14 (4.11%) PowerShell
7 12 (3.52%) PL/SQL
8 10 (2.93%) Bash Shell
9 9 (2.64%) JavaScript
10 8 (2.35%) Go
11 7 (2.05%) TypeScript
11 7 (2.05%) VBA
12 6 (1.76%) LookML
13 4 (1.17%) ANSI SQL
13 4 (1.17%) Ruby
14 3 (0.88%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 3 (0.88%) Perl
14 3 (0.88%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (4.11%) Degree
2 9 (2.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.47%) AWS Certification
3 5 (1.47%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.47%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.88%) BC Cleared
4 3 (0.88%) ISTQB
4 3 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.29%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.29%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (8.21%) Data Quality
2 12 (3.52%) QA
3 8 (2.35%) GDPR
4 4 (1.17%) PMO
4 4 (1.17%) SLA
5 3 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.29%) NCSC
6 1 (0.29%) NIST
System Software
1 26 (7.62%) Docker
2 8 (2.35%) HDFS
3 4 (1.17%) Apache Flume
4 3 (0.88%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (6.74%) Kubernetes
2 21 (6.16%) Terraform
3 4 (1.17%) Control-M
3 4 (1.17%) Mesos
4 3 (0.88%) Ansible
5 2 (0.59%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.59%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.59%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 2 (0.59%) Puppet
5 2 (0.59%) QRadar
5 2 (0.59%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.29%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.29%) Marathon
6 1 (0.29%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 51 (14.96%) Informatica
2 40 (11.73%) Oracle
3 24 (7.04%) Google
4 23 (6.74%) Databricks
5 21 (6.16%) Microsoft
5 21 (6.16%) Salesforce.com
6 18 (5.28%) Teradata
7 17 (4.99%) StreamSets
8 14 (4.11%) MicroStrategy
8 14 (4.11%) SAP
9 13 (3.81%) Alteryx
10 8 (2.35%) Vertica
11 6 (1.76%) IBM
11 6 (1.76%) Talend
12 5 (1.47%) Workday
13 4 (1.17%) Sparx
13 4 (1.17%) VMware
14 3 (0.88%) MuleSoft
15 2 (0.59%) Serena
15 2 (0.59%) Splunk