Period
to 15 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Data Lake skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Lake over the 6 months to 15 February 2019 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.

Data Lakes
England > West Midlands
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 193 180 191
Rank change year-on-year -13 +11 -
Contract jobs citing Data Lake 11 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.22% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.15% 0.90% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 7
West Midlands median daily rate £438 £481 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +13.24% -
10th Percentile £388 £434 £382
90th Percentile £529 £497 £453
England median daily rate £525 £500 £550
% change year-on-year +5.00% -9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - £45.00 -
England median hourly rate - £45.00 -

Data Lake is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 957 892 1,027
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 19.18% 18.65% 19.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 578 568 606
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £401 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.12% +6.45% +0.33%
10th Percentile £306 £267 £261
90th Percentile £563 £538 £538
England median daily rate £488 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +2.63% +8.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 23 21
West Midlands median hourly rate £53.50 £29.50 £18.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.36% +60.41% -8.05%
10th Percentile £19.93 £18.55 £14.50
90th Percentile £64.25 £49.75 £24.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £27.44
% change year-on-year +6.06% +20.27% -0.23%

Data Lake
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Data Lake as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Data Lake in the West Midlands

Data Lake
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Lake in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Lake in the West Midlands

Data Lake
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Lake in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 15 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Lake in the West Midlands

Data Lake
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Lake within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 15 February 2019. 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
Coventry -10 5 £438 -9.09% 1
Warwickshire +11 2 £400 -20.00% 3
Data Lake
England

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Data Lake 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Data Lake.

1 6 (54.55%) ETL
1 6 (54.55%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (45.45%) Migration
3 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Retail
3 4 (36.36%) Data Migration
3 4 (36.36%) Analytics
3 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
3 4 (36.36%) Big Data
3 4 (36.36%) Amazon QuickSight
4 3 (27.27%) Parquet
4 3 (27.27%) Serverless
4 3 (27.27%) Amazon Athena
4 3 (27.27%) Machine Learning
4 3 (27.27%) Data Analytics
4 3 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (27.27%) Presto
4 3 (27.27%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (27.27%) LAPP Stack
4 3 (27.27%) Amazon Redshift
4 3 (27.27%) Microservices
4 3 (27.27%) Apache Spark
4 3 (27.27%) Amazon Kinesis
4 3 (27.27%) Amazon EMR
4 3 (27.27%) Data Cleansing
4 3 (27.27%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (27.27%) JSON
4 3 (27.27%) Scala

Data Lake
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 3 (27.27%) Apache
1 3 (27.27%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (27.27%) Amazon EMR
2 3 (27.27%) Amazon Kinesis
2 3 (27.27%) Amazon S3
2 3 (27.27%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (27.27%) Serverless
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Amazon QuickSight
1 4 (36.36%) Big Data
1 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
2 3 (27.27%) Amazon Athena
2 3 (27.27%) Amazon Redshift
2 3 (27.27%) Hadoop
2 3 (27.27%) Parquet
2 3 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (27.27%) Presto
2 3 (27.27%) RDBMS
3 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 1 (9.09%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Selenium
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (36.36%) Retail
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Data Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Data Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Technical Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Data Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Data Migration Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Integration Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Integration Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SAP Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Security Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Test Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) JSON
1 3 (27.27%) LAPP Stack
1 3 (27.27%) XML
2 2 (18.18%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ETL
2 5 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (45.45%) Migration
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Analytics
3 4 (36.36%) Data Migration
3 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (27.27%) Data Analytics
4 3 (27.27%) Data Cleansing
4 3 (27.27%) Machine Learning
4 3 (27.27%) MapReduce
4 3 (27.27%) Microservices
4 3 (27.27%) Open Source
4 3 (27.27%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Data Governance
5 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
5 1 (9.09%) SIEM
5 1 (9.09%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Python
1 3 (27.27%) Scala
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CGEIT
1 1 (9.09%) CISA
1 1 (9.09%) CISM
1 1 (9.09%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) GDPR
2 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
2 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) Tableau