The table below looks at the statistics for Star Schema skills 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 Star Schema over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Star Schema
Rank 187 204 183
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -21
Contract jobs citing Star Schema 9 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.068% 0.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.77% 0.28% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 7
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£433 £461 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.23% -0.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £401 £428
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £489 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £353 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.92% -11.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £36.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1174 1430 1369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 23.12% 24.18% 24.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 934 1061 1063
Average daily rate £430 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 6
Average hourly rate £36.00 £94.25 £49.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.80% +92.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -8.33%

Star Schema
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Star Schema across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Star Schema Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Star Schema
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 Star Schema across the City of London region.

Star Schema Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Star Schema
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Star Schema across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Star Schema Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Star Schema
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Star Schema 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 Star Schema.

1 15 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (86.67%) SQL
3 12 (80.00%) Kimball Methodology
4 11 (73.33%) ETL
5 10 (66.67%) T-SQL
5 10 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
7 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (33.33%) RAD
9 5 (33.33%) Finance
9 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (26.67%) OLAP
11 3 (20.00%) XML
11 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
11 3 (20.00%) Data Mining
11 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
11 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (20.00%) Hedge funds
11 3 (20.00%) Tableau
11 3 (20.00%) Data Quality
11 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (20.00%) Data Transformation
11 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (13.33%) Big Data
12 2 (13.33%) Data Mart

Star Schema
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Star Schema 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 Star Schema. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (26.67%) OLAP
7 3 (20.00%) Data Mining
7 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (13.33%) Big Data
8 2 (13.33%) Data Mart
8 2 (13.33%) BusinessObjects XI
8 2 (13.33%) Hadoop
9 1 (6.67%) OLTP
9 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
9 1 (6.67%) Snowflake Schema
9 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (6.67%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (13.33%) JIRA
3 1 (6.67%) PyUnit
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (20.00%) ETL Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Business Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Tester
6 1 (6.67%) Data Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) ETL Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Integration Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Data Integration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) J2EE
2 1 (6.67%) JDBC
2 1 (6.67%) SOAP
2 1 (6.67%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Hedge funds
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Data Integration
3 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 11 (73.33%) ETL
3 6 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (33.33%) RAD
5 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (20.00%) Data Transformation
6 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
7 1 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (6.67%) TDD
7 1 (6.67%) Data Management
7 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
7 1 (6.67%) Dimensional Modelling
7 1 (6.67%) Analytics
7 1 (6.67%) Master Data Management
7 1 (6.67%) Inmon Methodology
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) SQL
2 10 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 2 (13.33%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (6.67%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Control-M
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Tableau
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) Business Objects
4 1 (6.67%) SAP
4 1 (6.67%) BMC
4 1 (6.67%) Informatica
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