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 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Star Schema
Rank 340 372 336
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -36
Contract jobs citing Star Schema 57 28 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.12% 0.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.14% 0.55% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 19 24
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£465 £408 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.11% -4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £338 £400
% change year-on-year
+25.92% -15.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £36.50
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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
4980 5060 4584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 23.19% 22.38% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3480 3528 3233
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 25 24
Average hourly rate £22.83 £38.60 £25.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.85% +50.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £21.00 £16.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £147.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £33.75 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +20.53%

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 26 March 2015.

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 26 March 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
City of London +15 12 £463 +6.01% 4
Croydon - 2 £500 -
Uxbridge - - - -
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Star Schema
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 77 (79.38%) Data Warehouse
2 61 (62.89%) ETL
3 57 (58.76%) SQL
4 49 (50.52%) Data Modelling
5 47 (48.45%) Business Intelligence
6 41 (42.27%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (39.18%) Kimball Methodology
8 37 (38.14%) SQL Server
9 33 (34.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 25 (25.77%) PL/SQL
11 23 (23.71%) Finance
12 20 (20.62%) Oracle
12 20 (20.62%) Inmon Methodology
13 19 (19.59%) Big Data
13 19 (19.59%) XML
13 19 (19.59%) Informatica
14 18 (18.56%) UNIX
14 18 (18.56%) Linux
14 18 (18.56%) Banking
14 18 (18.56%) Analytics
14 18 (18.56%) Degree
15 17 (17.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 17 (17.53%) Performance Tuning
15 17 (17.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 17 (17.53%) Data Analysis
16 16 (16.49%) OLAP
16 16 (16.49%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (16.49%) Data Mapping
17 15 (15.46%) Tableau
17 15 (15.46%) Microsoft

Star Schema
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 4 (4.12%) Apache Pig
2 2 (2.06%) SAS
2 2 (2.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (11.34%) MS Excel
2 9 (9.28%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.12%) PowerPivot
4 1 (1.03%) MS Project
4 1 (1.03%) MS Office
4 1 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.03%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.06%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (79.38%) Data Warehouse
2 37 (38.14%) SQL Server
3 33 (34.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (19.59%) Big Data
5 17 (17.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 17 (17.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (16.49%) OLAP
7 12 (12.37%) QlikView
8 11 (11.34%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (9.28%) MySQL
9 9 (9.28%) BusinessObjects XI
9 9 (9.28%) Oracle Database
10 8 (8.25%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (8.25%) DB2
11 7 (7.22%) Hadoop
11 7 (7.22%) KDB
11 7 (7.22%) Data Mart
12 6 (6.19%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 6 (6.19%) Relational Database
13 5 (5.15%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (6.19%) Talend Open Studio
2 5 (5.15%) JIRA
3 4 (4.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (3.09%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.09%) PyUnit
5 1 (1.03%) ERwin
5 1 (1.03%) ProC
5 1 (1.03%) Toad
General
1 23 (23.71%) Finance
2 18 (18.56%) Banking
3 9 (9.28%) Retail
4 8 (8.25%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.03%) Games
5 1 (1.03%) Legal
5 1 (1.03%) Advertising
5 1 (1.03%) International Banking
5 1 (1.03%) Marketing
5 1 (1.03%) French Language
Job Titles
1 71 (73.20%) Developer
2 29 (29.90%) ETL Developer
3 16 (16.49%) Analyst
4 11 (11.34%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 11 (11.34%) SQL Developer
4 11 (11.34%) Business Analyst
5 10 (10.31%) Consultant
6 8 (8.25%) Data Consultant
6 8 (8.25%) Microsoft Developer
6 8 (8.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 8 (8.25%) Designer
7 5 (5.15%) Integration Consultant
7 5 (5.15%) Data Integration Consultant
8 4 (4.12%) ETL Designer
8 4 (4.12%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 4 (4.12%) Technical Business Analyst
8 4 (4.12%) Database Developer
8 4 (4.12%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (3.09%) Data Warehouse Consultant
9 3 (3.09%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (19.59%) XML
2 5 (5.15%) SOAP
2 5 (5.15%) MDX
3 3 (3.09%) JDBC
3 3 (3.09%) .NET
3 3 (3.09%) J2EE
3 3 (3.09%) Web Services
4 1 (1.03%) DAO
4 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.03%) GWT
4 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.03%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.03%) WCF
4 1 (1.03%) WF
4 1 (1.03%) NHibernate
4 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET MVC 2
4 1 (1.03%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.49%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (14.43%) Computer Science
3 9 (9.28%) Data Integration
3 9 (9.28%) Data Structures
4 6 (6.19%) Visualisation
5 5 (5.15%) Fixed Income
5 5 (5.15%) Equities
5 5 (5.15%) Derivative
5 5 (5.15%) Equity Derivative
6 4 (4.12%) Reference Data
7 3 (3.09%) Freedom of Information
7 3 (3.09%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (3.09%) Freedom of Information Act
8 2 (2.06%) Hedge funds
8 2 (2.06%) Credit Risk
8 2 (2.06%) Data Extraction
9 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.03%) Economics
9 1 (1.03%) Online Games
9 1 (1.03%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 18 (18.56%) UNIX
1 18 (18.56%) Linux
2 5 (5.15%) Windows
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (62.89%) ETL
2 49 (50.52%) Data Modelling
3 47 (48.45%) Business Intelligence
4 41 (42.27%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (39.18%) Kimball Methodology
6 20 (20.62%) Inmon Methodology
7 18 (18.56%) Analytics
8 17 (17.53%) Performance Tuning
8 17 (17.53%) Data Analysis
9 16 (16.49%) Data Mapping
10 13 (13.40%) Technical Analysis
11 12 (12.37%) Data Management
12 11 (11.34%) Unit Testing
12 11 (11.34%) Dimensional Modelling
13 9 (9.28%) Requirements Analysis
13 9 (9.28%) Data Governance
14 6 (6.19%) Logical Data Model
14 6 (6.19%) Physical Data Model
14 6 (6.19%) TDD
14 6 (6.19%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 57 (58.76%) SQL
2 25 (25.77%) PL/SQL
3 14 (14.43%) Python
4 12 (12.37%) T-SQL
5 10 (10.31%) Java
5 10 (10.31%) Perl
6 9 (9.28%) Shell Script
7 4 (4.12%) C#
8 2 (2.06%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 2 (2.06%) C++
9 1 (1.03%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.03%) C
9 1 (1.03%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
Qualifications
1 18 (18.56%) Degree
2 10 (10.31%) Security Cleared
3 9 (9.28%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.03%) PhD
4 1 (1.03%) MCP
4 1 (1.03%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.22%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.09%) HDFS
1 3 (3.09%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (2.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (5.15%) Control-M
2 3 (3.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (20.62%) Oracle
2 19 (19.59%) Informatica
3 15 (15.46%) Tableau
3 15 (15.46%) Microsoft
4 13 (13.40%) Greenplum
5 8 (8.25%) Cognos
6 7 (7.22%) IBM
7 6 (6.19%) Talend
8 5 (5.15%) BMC
9 4 (4.12%) Netezza
9 4 (4.12%) Sybase
9 4 (4.12%) Teradata
10 2 (2.06%) Lattice Semiconductor
10 2 (2.06%) Nintex
10 2 (2.06%) SAP
10 2 (2.06%) Business Objects
10 2 (2.06%) Sun
10 2 (2.06%) Perforce
10 2 (2.06%) Ab Initio
11 1 (1.03%) Google
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