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 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Star Schema
Rank 514 491 497
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +6
Contract jobs citing Star Schema 84 55 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.12% 0.099%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.78% 0.51% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 29 23
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £324 £377
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £587 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £348 £390
% change year-on-year
+7.91% -10.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £31.80 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £31.80 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -25.17%
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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
10728 10848 10065
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.35% 22.91% 21.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 7217 6894 6174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 239 263
Average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.81% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -15.38%

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 November 2014.

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 November 2014. 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 +24 49 £425 -3.40% 6
South East -19 16 £380 -39.92% 2
West Midlands -9 8 £350 +9.37%
East of England -9 3 £375 +25.00% 1
South West - 2 £381 - 2
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Star Schema
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 95 (62.09%) SQL
2 90 (58.82%) Data Warehouse
3 84 (54.90%) ETL
4 77 (50.33%) Business Intelligence
5 66 (43.14%) SQL Server
6 61 (39.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 60 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
8 59 (38.56%) Data Modelling
9 45 (29.41%) Oracle
10 40 (26.14%) Kimball Methodology
11 37 (24.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 31 (20.26%) SQL Server 2008
13 30 (19.61%) XML
14 28 (18.30%) Finance
15 27 (17.65%) Microsoft
16 26 (16.99%) Analytical Skills
17 24 (15.69%) MS Excel
17 24 (15.69%) T-SQL
17 24 (15.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 24 (15.69%) Analytics
18 21 (13.73%) OLAP
19 20 (13.07%) C#
19 20 (13.07%) Informatica
19 20 (13.07%) Inmon Methodology
19 20 (13.07%) Performance Tuning
20 19 (12.42%) Tableau
21 18 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
21 18 (11.76%) Cognos
21 18 (11.76%) PL/SQL
22 16 (10.46%) Big Data

Star Schema
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 6 (3.92%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.61%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 24 (15.69%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.92%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (3.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (2.61%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (2.61%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (1.31%) Summit
4 1 (0.65%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.27%) SAN
2 2 (1.31%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (58.82%) Data Warehouse
2 66 (43.14%) SQL Server
3 61 (39.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 37 (24.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 31 (20.26%) SQL Server 2008
6 24 (15.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 21 (13.73%) OLAP
8 18 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
9 16 (10.46%) Big Data
10 12 (7.84%) Relational Database
11 11 (7.19%) Oracle Database
11 11 (7.19%) SQL Server 2012
12 10 (6.54%) Data Mart
12 10 (6.54%) Oracle Reports
13 9 (5.88%) Snowflake Schema
14 8 (5.23%) QlikView
14 8 (5.23%) Oracle Database 11g
14 8 (5.23%) Hadoop
14 8 (5.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 7 (4.58%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (3.27%) Toad
1 5 (3.27%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (3.27%) JIRA
2 4 (2.61%) ERwin
3 3 (1.96%) PyUnit
4 2 (1.31%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.65%) JMeter
5 1 (0.65%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.65%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.65%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.65%) LoadUI
5 1 (0.65%) Selenium
5 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 28 (18.30%) Finance
2 7 (4.58%) Banking
3 4 (2.61%) Retail
4 3 (1.96%) Games
5 2 (1.31%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.65%) Publishing
6 1 (0.65%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.65%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 100 (65.36%) Developer
2 29 (18.95%) SQL Developer
3 16 (10.46%) Analyst
4 15 (9.80%) ETL Developer
5 13 (8.50%) Consultant
5 13 (8.50%) Microstrategy Developer
6 9 (5.88%) SQL Server Developer
6 9 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 8 (5.23%) Business Analyst
8 7 (4.58%) Architect
8 7 (4.58%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 6 (3.92%) Data Consultant
9 6 (3.92%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 6 (3.92%) Coordinator
10 5 (3.27%) Integration Consultant
10 5 (3.27%) Data Modeller
10 5 (3.27%) Data Integration Consultant
11 4 (2.61%) Cognos Developer
11 4 (2.61%) DataStage Developer
11 4 (2.61%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (19.61%) XML
2 11 (7.19%) MDX
3 6 (3.92%) XHTML
3 6 (3.92%) CSS
3 6 (3.92%) SOAP
3 6 (3.92%) HTML
4 5 (3.27%) Ajax
5 3 (1.96%) JDBC
5 3 (1.96%) .NET
5 3 (1.96%) J2EE
6 2 (1.31%) Web Services
7 1 (0.65%) Spring Batch
7 1 (0.65%) GWT
7 1 (0.65%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 26 (16.99%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.54%) Visualisation
3 9 (5.88%) Data Integration
4 6 (3.92%) CMDB
4 6 (3.92%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.92%) Data Extraction
5 4 (2.61%) Freedom of Information
5 4 (2.61%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (2.61%) Freedom of Information Act
5 4 (2.61%) Hedge funds
6 3 (1.96%) NHS
6 3 (1.96%) Online Games
6 3 (1.96%) Credit Risk
6 3 (1.96%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.31%) Reference Data
7 2 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.31%) AS400
8 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.65%) Data Conversion
8 1 (0.65%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.92%) Linux
2 5 (3.27%) UNIX
3 1 (0.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (54.90%) ETL
2 77 (50.33%) Business Intelligence
3 60 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (38.56%) Data Modelling
5 40 (26.14%) Kimball Methodology
6 24 (15.69%) Analytics
7 20 (13.07%) Inmon Methodology
7 20 (13.07%) Performance Tuning
8 14 (9.15%) Data Management
9 11 (7.19%) Master Data Management
9 11 (7.19%) Performance Improvement
9 11 (7.19%) Dimensional Modelling
9 11 (7.19%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (7.19%) Data Mapping
10 10 (6.54%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (5.88%) Migration
12 7 (4.58%) RAD
12 7 (4.58%) Project Management
12 7 (4.58%) Data Migration
12 7 (4.58%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 95 (62.09%) SQL
2 24 (15.69%) T-SQL
3 20 (13.07%) C#
4 18 (11.76%) PL/SQL
5 8 (5.23%) VBA
6 7 (4.58%) Java
6 7 (4.58%) JavaScript
6 7 (4.58%) Python
7 5 (3.27%) Perl
8 3 (1.96%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
9 2 (1.31%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.31%) C++
10 1 (0.65%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (5.23%) Degree
2 1 (0.65%) ISEB
2 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.65%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.58%) QA
2 6 (3.92%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (3.27%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.61%) HDFS
3 3 (1.96%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 5 (3.27%) Control-M
2 3 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.31%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 45 (29.41%) Oracle
2 27 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 20 (13.07%) Informatica
4 19 (12.42%) Tableau
5 18 (11.76%) Cognos
6 13 (8.50%) Business Objects
6 13 (8.50%) MicroStrategy
7 9 (5.88%) SAP
8 6 (3.92%) Netezza
9 5 (3.27%) BMC
9 5 (3.27%) Lattice Semiconductor
10 4 (2.61%) Ab Initio
11 3 (1.96%) IBM
12 2 (1.31%) Perforce
12 2 (1.31%) JD Edwards
12 2 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
13 1 (0.65%) Hyperion
13 1 (0.65%) Teradata
13 1 (0.65%) Talend
13 1 (0.65%) Cloudera
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