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 28 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Star Schema
Rank 381 372 379
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Contract jobs citing Star Schema 26 36 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.48% 0.67% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 30 27
Average daily rate
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£413 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £350 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £305 £375
% change year-on-year
+20.90% -18.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.75 - -
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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 London region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
5433 5413 5514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 23.06% 22.95% 22.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3817 3691 3741
Average daily rate £450 £443 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% +2.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 35 65
Average hourly rate £27.78 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.95 £14.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £125.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -8 9 £413 +6.45% 1
Feltham - 1 £398 -
Star Schema
England

Star Schema
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 69 (84.15%) ETL
2 60 (73.17%) Data Warehouse
3 51 (62.20%) SQL
4 47 (57.32%) SQL Server
5 42 (51.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 38 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (42.68%) Business Intelligence
8 31 (37.80%) Data Modelling
9 29 (35.37%) Finance
9 29 (35.37%) Performance Tuning
10 23 (28.05%) T-SQL
11 22 (26.83%) Greenplum
12 21 (25.61%) Unit Testing
13 20 (24.39%) XML
14 19 (23.17%) Kimball Methodology
14 19 (23.17%) Analytical Skills
15 18 (21.95%) ETL Development
16 17 (20.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 17 (20.73%) SC Cleared
16 17 (20.73%) Security Cleared
16 17 (20.73%) Python
16 17 (20.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 17 (20.73%) Requirements Analysis
17 14 (17.07%) Microsoft
18 12 (14.63%) OLAP
18 12 (14.63%) Data Mapping
18 12 (14.63%) SQL Server 2008
18 12 (14.63%) Inmon Methodology
18 12 (14.63%) SQL Server 2012
19 11 (13.41%) Big Data

Star Schema
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (4.88%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.66%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (9.76%) MS Excel
1 8 (9.76%) PowerPivot
2 6 (7.32%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.22%) MS Project
3 1 (1.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (73.17%) Data Warehouse
2 47 (57.32%) SQL Server
3 42 (51.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (20.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 17 (20.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (14.63%) OLAP
5 12 (14.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (14.63%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (13.41%) Big Data
7 9 (10.98%) Relational Database
7 9 (10.98%) Data Mart
8 7 (8.54%) RDBMS
8 7 (8.54%) BusinessObjects XI
8 7 (8.54%) Microsoft Power View
9 6 (7.32%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 6 (7.32%) QlikView
9 6 (7.32%) Oracle Database
9 6 (7.32%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (7.32%) DataStage
9 6 (7.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (7.32%) Talend Open Studio
2 5 (6.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (6.10%) JIRA
3 3 (3.66%) TestDirector
4 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (2.44%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.22%) Toad
5 1 (1.22%) ERwin
5 1 (1.22%) ProC
5 1 (1.22%) Subversion
General
1 29 (35.37%) Finance
2 8 (9.76%) Banking
3 7 (8.54%) Retail
4 4 (4.88%) Marketing
5 3 (3.66%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.44%) Advertising
7 1 (1.22%) French Language
7 1 (1.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 60 (73.17%) Developer
2 33 (40.24%) ETL Developer
3 16 (19.51%) Analyst
4 14 (17.07%) SQL Developer
5 8 (9.76%) Architect
5 8 (9.76%) Data Architect
5 8 (9.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 6 (7.32%) Business Analyst
7 5 (6.10%) Analyst Developer
7 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Developer
7 5 (6.10%) Designer
8 4 (4.88%) ETL Designer
8 4 (4.88%) Business Objects Developer
8 4 (4.88%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) Technical Business Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) Consultant
9 3 (3.66%) Test Analyst
9 3 (3.66%) Business Developer
9 3 (3.66%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 3 (3.66%) ETL Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (24.39%) XML
2 9 (10.98%) .NET
3 8 (9.76%) MDX
4 2 (2.44%) Web Services
4 2 (2.44%) Middleware
5 1 (1.22%) WinForms
5 1 (1.22%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (23.17%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (12.20%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.88%) Data Structures
3 4 (4.88%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.44%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.22%) FMCG
5 1 (1.22%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.22%) Economics
5 1 (1.22%) Statistics
5 1 (1.22%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.22%) Applied Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.76%) Linux
2 7 (8.54%) UNIX
3 3 (3.66%) Windows
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (84.15%) ETL
2 38 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (42.68%) Business Intelligence
4 31 (37.80%) Data Modelling
5 29 (35.37%) Performance Tuning
6 21 (25.61%) Unit Testing
7 19 (23.17%) Kimball Methodology
8 18 (21.95%) ETL Development
9 17 (20.73%) Requirements Analysis
10 12 (14.63%) Data Mapping
10 12 (14.63%) Inmon Methodology
11 10 (12.20%) Technical Analysis
11 10 (12.20%) Analytics
11 10 (12.20%) Data Analysis
11 10 (12.20%) Data Management
12 9 (10.98%) Dimensional Modelling
13 7 (8.54%) Logical Data Model
13 7 (8.54%) Physical Data Model
14 6 (7.32%) Master Data Management
14 6 (7.32%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (62.20%) SQL
2 23 (28.05%) T-SQL
3 17 (20.73%) Python
4 7 (8.54%) PL/SQL
5 6 (7.32%) Shell Script
6 4 (4.88%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 2 (2.44%) C#
8 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.22%) VB
8 1 (1.22%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.22%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (20.73%) SC Cleared
1 17 (20.73%) Security Cleared
2 11 (13.41%) Degree
3 4 (4.88%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (3.66%) ISEB
4 3 (3.66%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.22%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (26.83%) Greenplum
2 14 (17.07%) Microsoft
3 10 (12.20%) Cognos
3 10 (12.20%) Informatica
4 9 (10.98%) Oracle
5 8 (9.76%) Netezza
6 7 (8.54%) Teradata
7 6 (7.32%) IBM
7 6 (7.32%) Vertica
7 6 (7.32%) Talend
8 2 (2.44%) Nintex
8 2 (2.44%) Sun
9 1 (1.22%) Google
9 1 (1.22%) Ab Initio
9 1 (1.22%) Tableau
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