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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Star Schema
Rank 146 189 208
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +19
Contract jobs citing Star Schema 11 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.32% 0.20% 0.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.27% 0.78% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 4
Average daily rate £625 £465 £456
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.40% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £418 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £533 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £420 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Star Schema
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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
869 1403 1419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 24.89% 25.66% 22.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 709 1114 1040
Average daily rate £488 £450 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 9
Average hourly rate £19.00 £45.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.77% +63.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £32.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.80% -8.28%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016, 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 12 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (62.50%) Data Modelling
2 10 (62.50%) Finance
3 8 (50.00%) Banking
3 8 (50.00%) Market Risk
3 8 (50.00%) Logical Data Model
4 7 (43.75%) SQL
5 6 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (31.25%) PowerDesigner
6 5 (31.25%) Risk Management
6 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (31.25%) Investment Banking
6 5 (31.25%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (25.00%) Credit Risk
7 4 (25.00%) SDLC
8 3 (18.75%) Project Management
8 3 (18.75%) Snowflake Schema
8 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
8 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (18.75%) Kimball Methodology
9 2 (12.50%) Analytics
9 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (12.50%) Derivative
9 2 (12.50%) Stress Testing
9 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (12.50%) Marketing
9 2 (12.50%) Credit Derivative
9 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (12.50%) T-SQL

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (6.25%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (18.75%) Snowflake Schema
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
4 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (6.25%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (6.25%) SAP HANA
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) PowerDesigner
General
1 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 8 (50.00%) Banking
3 5 (31.25%) Investment Banking
4 2 (12.50%) Marketing
5 1 (6.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Data Modeller
2 7 (43.75%) Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Developer
5 3 (18.75%) Finance Modeller
5 3 (18.75%) Senior Data Modeller
6 2 (12.50%) SQL BI Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Applications Architect
7 1 (6.25%) Architect
7 1 (6.25%) Data Architect
7 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse Architect
7 1 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (6.25%) OBIEE Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
1 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Market Risk
2 4 (25.00%) Credit Risk
3 2 (12.50%) Credit Derivative
3 2 (12.50%) Data Structures
3 2 (12.50%) Derivative
3 2 (12.50%) Fixed Income
4 1 (6.25%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Data Modelling
2 8 (50.00%) Logical Data Model
3 6 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (31.25%) Requirements Analysis
4 5 (31.25%) Risk Management
4 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (25.00%) SDLC
6 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (18.75%) Kimball Methodology
6 3 (18.75%) Project Management
7 2 (12.50%) Analytics
7 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
7 2 (12.50%) Stress Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
8 1 (6.25%) Data Architecture
8 1 (6.25%) Information Architecture
8 1 (6.25%) MVC
8 1 (6.25%) Revenue Management
8 1 (6.25%) Scrum
8 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Cognos
2 1 (6.25%) IBM
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) SAP
2 1 (6.25%) WorldPay