The table below looks at the statistics for Data Transformation skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Transformation over the 3 months to 28 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Transformation
Rank 136 131 116
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -15
Contract jobs citing Data Transformation 18 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.46% 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.27% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 1
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£420 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.85% -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.10 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year
+16.72% -
Data Transformation
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2961 2249 1736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.35% 72.90% 71.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1624 1184 847
Average daily rate £400 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £251 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 124 86
Average hourly rate £37.00 £26.88 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.67% -4.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.10 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -3.12%

Data Transformation
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Transformation across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Transformation Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Data Transformation
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Transformation across the North West region.

Data Transformation Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Data Transformation
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Transformation across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

Data Transformation Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Data Transformation
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Transformation across the North West region.

Data Transformation Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Data Transformation
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Transformation within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
Cheshire -2 9 £457 +6.90% 1
Manchester -6 4 £325 -13.33%
Lancashire - 2 £450 -
Merseyside -16 1 - -
Data Transformation
England

Data Transformation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Data Transformation 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 Data Transformation.

1 23 (82.14%) SQL
2 15 (53.57%) ETL
3 14 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 14 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (46.43%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (39.29%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (39.29%) Data Structures
7 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (32.14%) Informatica
8 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 8 (28.57%) Cognos
9 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
9 7 (25.00%) T-SQL
9 7 (25.00%) B2B
9 7 (25.00%) Finance
9 7 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
10 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 6 (21.43%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 6 (21.43%) VB
10 6 (21.43%) MS Office
11 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
12 4 (14.29%) Project Management
12 4 (14.29%) DTS
12 4 (14.29%) Data Modelling
12 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET
12 4 (14.29%) .NET

Data Transformation
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Data Transformation 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 Data Transformation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.14%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (21.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 14 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (21.43%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (14.29%) Cognos Transformer
5 4 (14.29%) DTS
6 3 (10.71%) PowerCenter
7 2 (7.14%) ReportNet
7 2 (7.14%) MS Access
7 2 (7.14%) Cognos Powerplay
7 2 (7.14%) Cognos Impromptu
7 2 (7.14%) Cognos Report Studio
8 1 (3.57%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Local Government
4 1 (3.57%) Retail
4 1 (3.57%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Developer
2 11 (39.29%) SQL Developer
3 7 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) Data Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Data Architect
6 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Applications Support
6 2 (7.14%) Applications Support Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) ETL Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Data Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Informatica ETL Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Information Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Implementation Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Configuration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) .NET
1 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (46.43%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (39.29%) Data Structures
3 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 3 (10.71%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) ETL
2 11 (39.29%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (25.00%) B2B
4 7 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
5 4 (14.29%) Project Management
5 4 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 3 (10.71%) Scrum
6 3 (10.71%) ITIL
6 3 (10.71%) Change Management
6 3 (10.71%) Data Analysis
6 3 (10.71%) Analytics
7 2 (7.14%) Master Data Management
7 2 (7.14%) Metadata Management
7 2 (7.14%) Demand Forecasting
7 2 (7.14%) Coaching
7 2 (7.14%) Logical Data Model
7 2 (7.14%) Physical Data Model
7 2 (7.14%) Data Governance
7 2 (7.14%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (82.14%) SQL
2 7 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 6 (21.43%) VB
4 3 (10.71%) Java
5 2 (7.14%) Perl
5 2 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Informatica
2 8 (28.57%) Cognos
2 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.29%) Oracle
4 3 (10.71%) ServiceNow
5 2 (7.14%) Teradata
6 1 (3.57%) HP