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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Star Schema over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Star Schema
Rank 421 400 395
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -5
Contract jobs citing Star Schema 22 39 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.096% 0.17% 0.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.42% 0.70% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 28 35
Median daily rate £500 £426 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.37% +5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £360 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £541 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 - -
Star Schema
England

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
5277 5607 5663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 23.12% 23.97% 23.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3722 3990 3943
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 28 45
Median hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +32.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £14.46 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.50 £44.70 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £33.55 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.77% +49.11%

Star Schema
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Star Schema as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 September 2016.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Star Schema also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Star Schema.

1 30 (63.83%) Data Warehouse
2 27 (57.45%) ETL
3 24 (51.06%) SQL
4 22 (46.81%) Business Intelligence
5 19 (40.43%) Analytics
6 18 (38.30%) Data Modelling
7 16 (34.04%) Finance
8 15 (31.91%) Oracle
9 12 (25.53%) SQL Server
9 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (25.53%) Hadoop
10 11 (23.40%) Big Data
10 11 (23.40%) Cognos
11 10 (21.28%) Data Analytics
11 10 (21.28%) Relational Database
12 9 (19.15%) DataStage
12 9 (19.15%) Snowflake Schema
12 9 (19.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 9 (19.15%) Teradata
12 9 (19.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (17.02%) Visualisation
14 7 (14.89%) RDBMS
14 7 (14.89%) MySQL
14 7 (14.89%) MS Excel
14 7 (14.89%) Java
15 6 (12.77%) Python
15 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
15 6 (12.77%) BusinessObjects
15 6 (12.77%) QlikView
15 6 (12.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Star Schema
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (12.77%) Apache Spark
2 3 (6.38%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.13%) Confluence
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (14.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS Office
2 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.13%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (63.83%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (25.53%) Hadoop
2 12 (25.53%) SQL Server
3 11 (23.40%) Big Data
4 10 (21.28%) Relational Database
5 9 (19.15%) DataStage
5 9 (19.15%) Snowflake Schema
5 9 (19.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (19.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (14.89%) MySQL
6 7 (14.89%) RDBMS
7 6 (12.77%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (12.77%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (12.77%) QlikView
7 6 (12.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (8.51%) Cognos Query Studio
8 4 (8.51%) OLAP
8 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (6.38%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (6.38%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) JIRA
2 3 (6.38%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.38%) Maven
2 3 (6.38%) Selenium
3 2 (4.26%) Cucumber
3 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.26%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (34.04%) Finance
2 6 (12.77%) Banking
3 3 (6.38%) Law
4 2 (4.26%) Legal
4 2 (4.26%) Publishing
5 1 (2.13%) Back Office
5 1 (2.13%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (40.43%) Developer
2 10 (21.28%) Architect
3 9 (19.15%) Data Architect
4 6 (12.77%) Analyst
4 6 (12.77%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 5 (10.64%) SQL Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 4 (8.51%) ETL Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Lead Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Tester
7 3 (6.38%) Data Modeller
7 3 (6.38%) DataStage Developer
7 3 (6.38%) QA Tester
8 2 (4.26%) Applications Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Data Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Database Developer
8 2 (4.26%) DBA
8 2 (4.26%) Informatica Specialist
8 2 (4.26%) Report Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) MDX
1 3 (6.38%) Web Services
1 3 (6.38%) XML
2 2 (4.26%) Apache Avro
2 2 (4.26%) ELK Stack
2 2 (4.26%) Kafka
2 2 (4.26%) Spark Streaming
3 1 (2.13%) Apache Camel
3 1 (2.13%) JDBC
3 1 (2.13%) JSON
3 1 (2.13%) ODBC
3 1 (2.13%) REST
3 1 (2.13%) WSDL
3 1 (2.13%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Visualisation
2 5 (10.64%) Data Structures
3 4 (8.51%) Data Integration
4 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.13%) Blog
6 1 (2.13%) Clustering
6 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) Linux
2 2 (4.26%) Android
2 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (57.45%) ETL
2 22 (46.81%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (40.43%) Analytics
4 18 (38.30%) Data Modelling
5 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (21.28%) Data Analytics
7 6 (12.77%) Kimball Methodology
7 6 (12.77%) Migration
8 5 (10.64%) Data Cleansing
8 5 (10.64%) Data Management
9 4 (8.51%) Big Data Analytics
9 4 (8.51%) Change Data Capture
9 4 (8.51%) Data Analysis
9 4 (8.51%) Data Architecture
9 4 (8.51%) Data Migration
9 4 (8.51%) Data Reconciliation
9 4 (8.51%) Data Visualisation
9 4 (8.51%) Workflow
10 3 (6.38%) Waterfall
11 2 (4.26%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 24 (51.06%) SQL
2 7 (14.89%) Java
3 6 (12.77%) Python
4 5 (10.64%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.38%) PL/SQL
5 3 (6.38%) Scala
6 2 (4.26%) ANSI SQL
6 2 (4.26%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.26%) Perl
6 2 (4.26%) Ruby
7 1 (2.13%) C#
7 1 (2.13%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) Degree
1 2 (4.26%) ISEB
1 2 (4.26%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) Data Quality
1 5 (10.64%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Apache Flume
2 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) Control-M
2 2 (4.26%) Grafana
2 2 (4.26%) Kibana
2 2 (4.26%) logstash
2 2 (4.26%) Nagios
3 1 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 15 (31.91%) Oracle
2 11 (23.40%) Cognos
3 9 (19.15%) Teradata
4 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
5 5 (10.64%) Tableau
6 3 (6.38%) IBM
6 3 (6.38%) Informatica
7 2 (4.26%) Actuate
7 2 (4.26%) Chordiant
7 2 (4.26%) Talend
7 2 (4.26%) Vertica
8 1 (2.13%) Citrix
8 1 (2.13%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (2.13%) Remedy
8 1 (2.13%) VMware