The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North West region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Transformation
Rank 129 116 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing Data Transformation 7 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% 0.17% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate £325 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2259 1696 1940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 71.19% 70.43% 63.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1165 841 965
Average daily rate £375 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £226 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 82 91
Average hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £61.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Data Transformation
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -13 3 £313 -21.87% 1
Cheshire - 3 £428 - 1
Merseyside +4 1 £325 -
Data Transformation
England

Data Transformation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 14 (70.00%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (60.00%) ETL
3 10 (50.00%) Java
3 10 (50.00%) Data Integration
3 10 (50.00%) Talend Open Studio
3 10 (50.00%) Talend
3 10 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (45.00%) Data Quality
4 9 (45.00%) Data Mapping
4 9 (45.00%) J2EE
4 9 (45.00%) Data Modelling
5 8 (40.00%) SQL
6 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
7 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
7 5 (25.00%) Finance
7 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
9 3 (15.00%) SAS
9 3 (15.00%) VBA
9 3 (15.00%) RDF
9 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (15.00%) Data Management
10 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (10.00%) Teradata
10 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
10 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
10 2 (10.00%) Validation
10 2 (10.00%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 3 (15.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (70.00%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (10.00%) Big Data
5 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Back Office
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Consultant
3 4 (20.00%) Talend Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Data Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Data Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Business Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Data Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Database Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse Architect
6 1 (5.00%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) J2EE
2 2 (10.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) XML
3 1 (5.00%) ADO.NET
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.00%) Reference Data
3 1 (5.00%) Statistics
3 1 (5.00%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) ETL
2 10 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (45.00%) Data Mapping
3 9 (45.00%) Data Modelling
4 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (15.00%) RDF
5 3 (15.00%) Data Management
6 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
6 2 (10.00%) Validation
6 2 (10.00%) Data Governance
7 1 (5.00%) Business Analytics
7 1 (5.00%) Analytics
7 1 (5.00%) Change Management
7 1 (5.00%) Data Security
7 1 (5.00%) Econometrics
7 1 (5.00%) Workflow
7 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
7 1 (5.00%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (5.00%) Stress Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) Java
2 8 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (15.00%) VBA
5 1 (5.00%) VB
5 1 (5.00%) VB6
5 1 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (45.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Talend
2 2 (10.00%) Teradata
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Business Objects