The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Conversion in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Conversion over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Conversion
Rank 199 222 212
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -10
Contract jobs citing Data Conversion 6 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.100% 0.084% 0.029%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 0.22% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 1
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£498 £403 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.60% -15.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-14.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.50 £9.75
% change year-on-year
- +79.48%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2086 2701 2635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 34.59% 37.96% 37.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1571 2047 1963
Average daily rate £470 £475 £498
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.05% -4.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £644
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 47 65
Average hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.69 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £41.53 £39.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -14.28%

Data Conversion
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Conversion across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Data Conversion Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Data Conversion
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Conversion across the City of London region.

Data Conversion Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Data Conversion
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Conversion across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

Data Conversion Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Data Conversion
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Data Conversion also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Data Conversion.

1 10 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (43.75%) Data Migration
2 7 (43.75%) Migration
3 6 (37.50%) Informatica
3 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 6 (37.50%) Oracle
3 6 (37.50%) ETL
4 5 (31.25%) XML
4 5 (31.25%) Publishing
4 5 (31.25%) Integration Testing
4 5 (31.25%) Data Integration
4 5 (31.25%) Data Reconciliation
5 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 4 (25.00%) Data Mapping
5 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 4 (25.00%) Finance
5 4 (25.00%) PL/SQL
5 4 (25.00%) RDBMS
5 4 (25.00%) VBA
5 4 (25.00%) XSLT
6 3 (18.75%) SOAP
6 3 (18.75%) Web Services
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
6 3 (18.75%) DB2
6 3 (18.75%) Star Schema
6 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
6 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (18.75%) Data Analysis
6 3 (18.75%) Teradata

Data Conversion
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Data Conversion also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Data Conversion. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
1 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (6.25%) SAP HR
2 1 (6.25%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 4 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) DB2
2 3 (18.75%) Star Schema
2 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) MySQL
4 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (6.25%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) LoadUI
1 2 (12.50%) SoapUI
1 2 (12.50%) Selenium
1 2 (12.50%) WebDriver
1 2 (12.50%) JMeter
2 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 5 (31.25%) Publishing
2 4 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Test Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) PeopleSoft Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior TIBCO Developer
4 1 (6.25%) MI Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Functional Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) TIBCO Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Test Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Peoplesoft Functional Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) XML
2 4 (25.00%) XSLT
3 3 (18.75%) SOAP
3 3 (18.75%) Web Services
4 2 (12.50%) JSON
5 1 (6.25%) CSS
5 1 (6.25%) HTML
5 1 (6.25%) XSD
5 1 (6.25%) JMS
5 1 (6.25%) XML Schema
5 1 (6.25%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Data Integration
2 3 (18.75%) User Experience
2 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) W3C
3 1 (6.25%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (43.75%) Data Migration
2 7 (43.75%) Migration
3 6 (37.50%) ETL
4 5 (31.25%) Integration Testing
4 5 (31.25%) Data Reconciliation
5 4 (25.00%) Data Mapping
5 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
6 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (18.75%) Data Analysis
6 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Analytics
7 2 (12.50%) Automation Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
7 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
7 2 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
7 2 (12.50%) ERP
7 2 (12.50%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 4 (25.00%) VBA
3 1 (6.25%) Python
3 1 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) XQuery
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Informatica
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) Teradata
3 2 (12.50%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (6.25%) SAP
4 1 (6.25%) Business Objects
4 1 (6.25%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) TIBCO
4 1 (6.25%) Perforce