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 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Star Schema
Rank 194 202 218
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +16
Contract jobs citing Star Schema 5 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.085% 0.21% 0.051%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.37% 0.90% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 1
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£425 £475 £700
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -32.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £394 £395
% change year-on-year
-22.53% -0.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.75
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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
1337 1675 1590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.66% 23.11% 20.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 990 1244 1175
Average daily rate £450 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 17
Average hourly rate £44.50 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.20 £18.80 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.20 £59.87 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 (83.33%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (77.78%) SQL
3 13 (72.22%) ETL
3 13 (72.22%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
4 11 (61.11%) Kimball Methodology
5 10 (55.56%) Big Data
6 9 (50.00%) Inmon Methodology
6 9 (50.00%) Data Modelling
6 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (44.44%) Oracle
7 8 (44.44%) Analytics
8 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (38.89%) T-SQL
8 7 (38.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (33.33%) Teradata
9 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 6 (33.33%) Data Mapping
10 5 (27.78%) Finance
10 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (22.22%) Regression Testing
11 4 (22.22%) PL/SQL
11 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database
12 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
12 3 (16.67%) Data Reconciliation
12 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
12 3 (16.67%) Data Integration
12 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 3 (16.67%) Waterfall

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (83.33%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
3 10 (55.56%) Big Data
4 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (38.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database
7 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
7 3 (16.67%) Oracle Exadata
7 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (16.67%) BusinessObjects XI
7 3 (16.67%) DB2
7 3 (16.67%) RDBMS
8 2 (11.11%) MySQL
9 1 (5.56%) Snowflake Schema
9 1 (5.56%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (5.56%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) JMeter
1 2 (11.11%) Selenium
1 2 (11.11%) WebDriver
1 2 (11.11%) SoapUI
1 2 (11.11%) LoadUI
2 1 (5.56%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) ETL Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Test Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Business Test Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Business Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Test Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Designer
6 1 (5.56%) OBIEE Architect
6 1 (5.56%) ETL Designer
6 1 (5.56%) Talend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Web Services
2 2 (11.11%) JSON
2 2 (11.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Data Conversion
1 3 (16.67%) Data Integration
2 2 (11.11%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (11.11%) Freedom of Information Act
2 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) ETL
1 13 (72.22%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (61.11%) Kimball Methodology
3 9 (50.00%) Inmon Methodology
3 9 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (44.44%) Analytics
5 6 (33.33%) Data Mapping
6 4 (22.22%) Regression Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Migration
7 3 (16.67%) Data Migration
7 3 (16.67%) Data Protection
7 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
7 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
7 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (16.67%) Data Reconciliation
8 2 (11.11%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) SQL
2 7 (38.89%) T-SQL
3 4 (22.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) ISEB
1 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
1 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Oracle
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) Teradata
3 3 (16.67%) Greenplum
3 3 (16.67%) Informatica
3 3 (16.67%) Business Objects
4 1 (5.56%) Cognos
4 1 (5.56%) Talend
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