The table below looks at the statistics for Star Schema skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Star Schema
Rank 369 393 352
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -41
Contract jobs citing Star Schema 40 31 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.78% 0.55% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 22 17
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£427 £458 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £400 £389
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £536 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £31.80 £38.25
% change year-on-year
- -16.86%
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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 London region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
5160 5657 4845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.38% 23.32% 22.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3776 3964 3389
Average daily rate £425 £431 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.44% +1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 34 48
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.87 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.64% -7.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £18.00 £18.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £57.50 £48.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.19%

Star Schema
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Star Schema Jobs Demand Trend in London

Star Schema
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Star Schema Daily Rate Trend in London

Star Schema
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Star Schema across the London region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Star Schema Daily Rate Histogram in London

Star Schema
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Star Schema Hourly Rate Trend in London

Star Schema
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
City of London +3 7 £438 -7.89% 3
Uxbridge - - - - 1
Star Schema
England

Star Schema
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 59 (67.82%) Data Warehouse
2 56 (64.37%) SQL
3 45 (51.72%) ETL
4 43 (49.43%) Business Intelligence
5 39 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (37.93%) Kimball Methodology
7 32 (36.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 31 (35.63%) Data Modelling
9 30 (34.48%) SQL Server
10 20 (22.99%) Oracle
10 20 (22.99%) Analytics
11 19 (21.84%) Inmon Methodology
12 18 (20.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 17 (19.54%) MS Excel
13 17 (19.54%) Microsoft
14 16 (18.39%) Finance
14 16 (18.39%) T-SQL
15 15 (17.24%) Big Data
16 14 (16.09%) Analytical Skills
16 14 (16.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 13 (14.94%) Data Management
17 13 (14.94%) PL/SQL
17 13 (14.94%) MicroStrategy
17 13 (14.94%) Tableau
18 12 (13.79%) Performance Tuning
18 12 (13.79%) OLAP
19 11 (12.64%) XML
19 11 (12.64%) Master Data Management
19 11 (12.64%) SQL Server 2008
20 10 (11.49%) SQL Server 2012

Star Schema
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 5 (5.75%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.45%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 17 (19.54%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.75%) PowerPivot
3 1 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Summit
2 1 (1.15%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.75%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (67.82%) Data Warehouse
2 32 (36.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 30 (34.48%) SQL Server
4 18 (20.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 15 (17.24%) Big Data
6 14 (16.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (13.79%) OLAP
8 11 (12.64%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (11.49%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (9.20%) Relational Database
11 6 (6.90%) MySQL
11 6 (6.90%) Data Mart
11 6 (6.90%) Hadoop
11 6 (6.90%) Amazon Redshift
11 6 (6.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 6 (6.90%) NoSQL
11 6 (6.90%) Oracle Database
12 5 (5.75%) Oracle OLAP
12 5 (5.75%) ProClarity
12 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (5.75%) JIRA
2 4 (4.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.30%) Toad
3 2 (2.30%) PyUnit
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 16 (18.39%) Finance
2 8 (9.20%) Banking
3 3 (3.45%) Retail
3 3 (3.45%) Games
4 2 (2.30%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.15%) Publishing
5 1 (1.15%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.15%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (70.11%) Developer
2 17 (19.54%) SQL Developer
3 13 (14.94%) ETL Developer
3 13 (14.94%) Microstrategy Developer
4 9 (10.34%) Analyst
4 9 (10.34%) Consultant
5 7 (8.05%) Business Analyst
6 6 (6.90%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 5 (5.75%) Data Integration Consultant
7 5 (5.75%) Integration Consultant
7 5 (5.75%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 5 (5.75%) Data Consultant
8 4 (4.60%) Coordinator
8 4 (4.60%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Developer
9 3 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Developer
9 3 (3.45%) Architect
10 2 (2.30%) Data Architect
10 2 (2.30%) Credit Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.64%) XML
2 7 (8.05%) MDX
3 5 (5.75%) SOAP
4 3 (3.45%) J2EE
5 2 (2.30%) JDBC
6 1 (1.15%) Spring Batch
6 1 (1.15%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.09%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.05%) Data Integration
2 7 (8.05%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.75%) Visualisation
4 4 (4.60%) CMDB
4 4 (4.60%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (4.60%) Freedom of Information Act
4 4 (4.60%) Freedom of Information
4 4 (4.60%) Data Extraction
5 3 (3.45%) Credit Risk
5 3 (3.45%) Online Games
5 3 (3.45%) Hedge funds
6 2 (2.30%) AS400
6 2 (2.30%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.15%) FMCG
7 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.15%) Web 2.0
7 1 (1.15%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.60%) Linux
2 3 (3.45%) UNIX
3 1 (1.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (51.72%) ETL
2 43 (49.43%) Business Intelligence
3 39 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (37.93%) Kimball Methodology
5 31 (35.63%) Data Modelling
6 20 (22.99%) Analytics
7 19 (21.84%) Inmon Methodology
8 13 (14.94%) Data Management
9 12 (13.79%) Performance Tuning
10 11 (12.64%) Master Data Management
11 6 (6.90%) UML
11 6 (6.90%) RAD
11 6 (6.90%) Dimensional Modelling
12 5 (5.75%) Data Virtualisation
12 5 (5.75%) Unit Testing
12 5 (5.75%) TDD
12 5 (5.75%) Data Security
13 4 (4.60%) Asset Management
13 4 (4.60%) Data Mapping
13 4 (4.60%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 56 (64.37%) SQL
2 16 (18.39%) T-SQL
3 13 (14.94%) PL/SQL
4 8 (9.20%) VBA
5 5 (5.75%) Java
5 5 (5.75%) Python
6 3 (3.45%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
6 3 (3.45%) C#
7 2 (2.30%) C++
7 2 (2.30%) Perl
8 1 (1.15%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (9.20%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (5.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (2.30%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (5.75%) Control-M
2 2 (2.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (22.99%) Oracle
2 17 (19.54%) Microsoft
3 13 (14.94%) MicroStrategy
3 13 (14.94%) Tableau
4 10 (11.49%) Informatica
5 8 (9.20%) Cognos
6 6 (6.90%) Business Objects
7 5 (5.75%) Lattice Semiconductor
7 5 (5.75%) BMC
8 4 (4.60%) SAP
8 4 (4.60%) Netezza
9 3 (3.45%) Ab Initio
9 3 (3.45%) IBM
10 2 (2.30%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (2.30%) JD Edwards
10 2 (2.30%) Perforce
11 1 (1.15%) Cloudera
11 1 (1.15%) Google