The table below looks at the statistics for Star Schema skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Star Schema over the 3 months to 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Star Schema
Rank 504 513 464
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -49
Contract jobs citing Star Schema 73 59 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.66% 0.54% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 31 32
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£427 £408 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.78% -4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £338 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 England region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11126 10897 9289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.00% 21.94% 21.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 7332 7009 5728
Average daily rate £400 £397 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.88% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £263 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 176 199
Average hourly rate £32.50 £36.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +30.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.00 £15.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

Star Schema
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Star Schema Jobs Demand Trend in England

Star Schema
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Star Schema across the England region.

Star Schema Daily Rate Trend in England

Star Schema
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Star Schema across the England region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

Star Schema Daily Rate Histogram in England

Star Schema
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Star Schema across the England region.

Star Schema Hourly Rate Trend in England

Star Schema
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Star Schema within the England region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +17 56 £427 +4.14% 15
South East -11 11 £400 -11.11% 3
East of England +15 2 - -
South West +12 2 £490 -
West Midlands -1 1 - - 1
North West - 1 - -
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Star Schema
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 102 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
2 92 (67.65%) ETL
3 78 (57.35%) SQL
4 66 (48.53%) Data Modelling
4 66 (48.53%) Business Intelligence
5 54 (39.71%) SQL Server
6 49 (36.03%) Agile Software Development
6 49 (36.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 41 (30.15%) Finance
8 37 (27.21%) Kimball Methodology
9 36 (26.47%) Oracle
10 34 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
11 33 (24.26%) Microsoft
12 30 (22.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 29 (21.32%) Analytical Skills
14 25 (18.38%) PL/SQL
15 24 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 23 (16.91%) XML
16 23 (16.91%) Informatica
16 23 (16.91%) MS Excel
17 21 (15.44%) T-SQL
17 21 (15.44%) Requirements Analysis
18 20 (14.71%) Greenplum
18 20 (14.71%) Data Mapping
18 20 (14.71%) UNIX
19 19 (13.97%) OLAP
19 19 (13.97%) Tableau
19 19 (13.97%) Analytics
20 18 (13.24%) QlikView
20 18 (13.24%) Degree

Star Schema
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 4 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.21%) SAS
2 3 (2.21%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.74%) CMS
3 1 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 23 (16.91%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.62%) MS Visio
3 6 (4.41%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.74%) MS Project
4 1 (0.74%) MS Office
4 1 (0.74%) SPSS
4 1 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (5.15%) Oracle Financials
1 7 (5.15%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (1.47%) Summit
2 2 (1.47%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.74%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.74%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
2 54 (39.71%) SQL Server
3 49 (36.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 30 (22.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 24 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 19 (13.97%) OLAP
7 18 (13.24%) QlikView
8 17 (12.50%) Big Data
9 14 (10.29%) Snowflake Schema
10 13 (9.56%) Oracle Database
11 12 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
12 10 (7.35%) DB2
13 9 (6.62%) SQL Server 2012
14 8 (5.88%) BusinessObjects XI
14 8 (5.88%) Data Mart
15 7 (5.15%) KDB
16 6 (4.41%) Oracle Database 11g
16 6 (4.41%) DataStage
16 6 (4.41%) MySQL
16 6 (4.41%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (6.62%) ERwin
2 6 (4.41%) Talend Open Studio
3 4 (2.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (2.21%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.47%) PyUnit
6 1 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.74%) Toad
6 1 (0.74%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.74%) ProC
6 1 (0.74%) JIRA
General
1 41 (30.15%) Finance
2 18 (13.24%) Banking
3 8 (5.88%) Retail
3 8 (5.88%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.94%) Marketing
5 3 (2.21%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.47%) Advertising
7 1 (0.74%) French Language
7 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.74%) Legal
7 1 (0.74%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 82 (60.29%) Developer
2 33 (24.26%) ETL Developer
3 22 (16.18%) Analyst
4 15 (11.03%) Consultant
5 14 (10.29%) Architect
6 12 (8.82%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 12 (8.82%) SQL Developer
7 11 (8.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 11 (8.09%) Designer
8 10 (7.35%) Data Architect
9 9 (6.62%) Business Analyst
9 9 (6.62%) Data Consultant
10 8 (5.88%) Microsoft Developer
11 7 (5.15%) Team Leader
12 6 (4.41%) Database Developer
12 6 (4.41%) Systems Analyst
13 5 (3.68%) Data Warehouse Consultant
13 5 (3.68%) Integration Consultant
13 5 (3.68%) Data Integration Consultant
14 4 (2.94%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (16.91%) XML
2 9 (6.62%) .NET
3 8 (5.88%) MDX
4 5 (3.68%) SOAP
5 3 (2.21%) Web Services
6 2 (1.47%) J2EE
6 2 (1.47%) JDBC
7 1 (0.74%) WCF
7 1 (0.74%) WF
7 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET MVC 2
7 1 (0.74%) Entity Framework
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.74%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.74%) DAO
7 1 (0.74%) NHibernate
7 1 (0.74%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 29 (21.32%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (10.29%) Computer Science
3 13 (9.56%) Visualisation
4 12 (8.82%) Data Structures
5 11 (8.09%) Data Integration
6 5 (3.68%) Fixed Income
6 5 (3.68%) Equities
6 5 (3.68%) Derivative
6 5 (3.68%) Equity Derivative
7 4 (2.94%) Reference Data
8 3 (2.21%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (2.21%) Freedom of Information Act
8 3 (2.21%) Freedom of Information
9 2 (1.47%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.74%) Replication
10 1 (0.74%) Statistics
10 1 (0.74%) Economics
10 1 (0.74%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.74%) Applied Mathematics
10 1 (0.74%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 20 (14.71%) UNIX
2 18 (13.24%) Linux
3 7 (5.15%) Windows
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (67.65%) ETL
2 66 (48.53%) Business Intelligence
2 66 (48.53%) Data Modelling
3 49 (36.03%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (27.21%) Kimball Methodology
5 34 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
6 21 (15.44%) Requirements Analysis
7 20 (14.71%) Data Mapping
8 19 (13.97%) Analytics
9 17 (12.50%) Inmon Methodology
9 17 (12.50%) Data Analysis
10 15 (11.03%) Data Management
11 13 (9.56%) Unit Testing
11 13 (9.56%) Technical Analysis
12 12 (8.82%) Project Management
13 11 (8.09%) Test Strategy
13 11 (8.09%) Dimensional Modelling
14 9 (6.62%) User Acceptance Testing
14 9 (6.62%) Data Governance
14 9 (6.62%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (57.35%) SQL
2 25 (18.38%) PL/SQL
3 21 (15.44%) T-SQL
4 16 (11.76%) Python
5 11 (8.09%) Shell Script
6 10 (7.35%) Perl
7 9 (6.62%) Java
8 4 (2.94%) C#
9 3 (2.21%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.74%) C++
10 1 (0.74%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (13.24%) Degree
2 15 (11.03%) Security Cleared
3 14 (10.29%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.47%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.74%) MCP
5 1 (0.74%) PhD
5 1 (0.74%) ISEB
5 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.74%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.35%) QA
2 9 (6.62%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.47%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (1.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (1.47%) HDFS
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (3.68%) Control-M
2 2 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.47%) Oracle EDQ
3 1 (0.74%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 36 (26.47%) Oracle
2 33 (24.26%) Microsoft
3 23 (16.91%) Informatica
4 20 (14.71%) Greenplum
5 19 (13.97%) Tableau
6 13 (9.56%) Cognos
7 10 (7.35%) SAP
8 9 (6.62%) IBM
9 7 (5.15%) Teradata
9 7 (5.15%) Netezza
10 6 (4.41%) Talend
11 5 (3.68%) BMC
11 5 (3.68%) Business Objects
12 4 (2.94%) Sybase
13 3 (2.21%) Vertica
14 2 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
14 2 (1.47%) Sun
14 2 (1.47%) Nintex
15 1 (0.74%) Cloudera
15 1 (0.74%) Ab Initio
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Venturi
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Feltham, Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Feltham, Middlesex
LA International
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago