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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Star Schema
Rank 147 183 202
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +19
Contract jobs citing Star Schema 5 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.14% 0.068%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.59% 0.59% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 4
Average daily rate £463 £433 £461
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.93% -6.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £338 £401
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £531 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £381 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.63% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Star Schema
London

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
854 1178 1439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 27.22% 23.40% 24.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 681 933 1059
Average daily rate £475 £430 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.46% -1.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 9
Average hourly rate £55.00 £36.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.77% +16.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +16.07%

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 5 February 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 5 February 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 13 (81.25%) SQL
1 13 (81.25%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 10 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (62.50%) Kimball Methodology
4 9 (56.25%) ETL
4 9 (56.25%) Finance
5 8 (50.00%) Data Modelling
5 8 (50.00%) T-SQL
6 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (31.25%) Banking
8 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (25.00%) Oracle
8 4 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (25.00%) QA
9 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (18.75%) Data Protection
9 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
9 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (18.75%) .NET
10 2 (12.50%) C#
10 2 (12.50%) OLAP
10 2 (12.50%) XML
10 2 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (12.50%) Oracle Financials
10 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
10 2 (12.50%) Cognos

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 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.

Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 2 (12.50%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (6.25%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (81.25%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 10 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
6 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Power View
7 2 (12.50%) OLAP
7 2 (12.50%) OLAP Cube
7 2 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (12.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (12.50%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (12.50%) Snowflake Schema
7 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Advertising
3 2 (12.50%) Billing
3 2 (12.50%) Marketing
3 2 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Architect
3 4 (25.00%) Data Architect
3 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Business Developer
4 2 (12.50%) OBIEE Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Architect
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Data Integration Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Designer
5 1 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (6.25%) Integration Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior SQL Developer
5 1 (6.25%) SQL BI Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) MDX
2 2 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.25%) Apache Avro
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (6.25%) JSON
3 1 (6.25%) SOAP
3 1 (6.25%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Data Integration
2 1 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (6.25%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (6.25%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (62.50%) Kimball Methodology
3 9 (56.25%) ETL
4 8 (50.00%) Data Modelling
5 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (18.75%) Data Protection
6 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (12.50%) Migration
7 2 (12.50%) Revenue Management
7 2 (12.50%) SDLC
7 2 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
8 1 (6.25%) Change Management
8 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
8 1 (6.25%) Data Management
8 1 (6.25%) Data Security
8 1 (6.25%) ERP
8 1 (6.25%) MVC
8 1 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) SQL
2 8 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (12.50%) C#
3 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
4 1 (6.25%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB
1 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
1 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
2 2 (12.50%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Control-M
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Cognos
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) WorldPay
3 1 (6.25%) BMC
3 1 (6.25%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) Informatica
3 1 (6.25%) SAP