The table below looks at the statistics for Star Schema skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Star Schema over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Star Schema
Rank 144 156 140
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -16
Contract jobs citing Star Schema 7 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.20% 0.094% 0.063%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.80% 0.41% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Median daily rate £500 £433 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.60% +30.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £433 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £433 £336
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +27.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £57.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £57.75 -
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 North West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
872 984 777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.34% 23.10% 24.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 542 630 442
Median daily rate £375 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 24 15
Median hourly rate £28.00 £34.00 £33.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +1.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.17 £33.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £57.75 £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.18 £33.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-14.60% +15.78%

Star Schema
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 the North West

Star Schema
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Star Schema Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Star Schema
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Star Schema across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

Star Schema Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Star Schema
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Star Schema within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire - 5 £500 -
Lancashire - 2 £334 -
Star Schema
England

Star Schema
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 North West region with a requirement for Star Schema.

1 17 (89.47%) Data Modelling
2 13 (68.42%) ETL
2 13 (68.42%) ERwin
2 13 (68.42%) Scrum
2 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (68.42%) Talend Open Studio
2 13 (68.42%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (68.42%) Talend
2 13 (68.42%) Amazon Redshift
3 12 (63.16%) Mentoring
4 10 (52.63%) Oracle
5 9 (47.37%) SAP
5 9 (47.37%) Finance
6 8 (42.11%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (42.11%) Data Integration
6 8 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (42.11%) MySQL
6 8 (42.11%) Java
6 8 (42.11%) SOA
6 8 (42.11%) Docker
6 8 (42.11%) Amazon Kinesis
6 8 (42.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 8 (42.11%) Continuous Deployment
6 8 (42.11%) Amazon S3
7 7 (36.84%) Automated Testing
8 5 (26.32%) Analytics
8 5 (26.32%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (26.32%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (26.32%) Relational Database
8 5 (26.32%) Essbase

Star Schema
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) SAP CRM
1 4 (21.05%) SAP hybris
1 4 (21.05%) SAP MDM
2 1 (5.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (5.26%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 13 (68.42%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (42.11%) Amazon Kinesis
2 8 (42.11%) Amazon S3
2 8 (42.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 4 (21.05%) Veeva
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (68.42%) Amazon Redshift
2 8 (42.11%) MySQL
2 8 (42.11%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (26.32%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (26.32%) Data Mart
3 5 (26.32%) Essbase
3 5 (26.32%) OLAP
3 5 (26.32%) Oracle BI EE
3 5 (26.32%) Oracle OLAP
3 5 (26.32%) Relational Database
4 4 (21.05%) SAP BW
5 3 (15.79%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (5.26%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (68.42%) ERwin
1 13 (68.42%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (5.26%) Toad
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) Senior Developer
3 6 (31.58%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) ETL Developer
3 6 (31.58%) Senior ETL Developer
4 5 (26.32%) Talend Developer
5 4 (21.05%) Hyperion Developer
5 4 (21.05%) OBIEE Developer
6 3 (15.79%) Consultant
7 2 (10.53%) Architect
7 2 (10.53%) Data Architect
7 2 (10.53%) Data Modeller
7 2 (10.53%) Essbase Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Hyperion Essbase Developer
7 2 (10.53%) OBIEE Consultant
8 1 (5.26%) AWS Consultant
8 1 (5.26%) Hyperion Consultant
8 1 (5.26%) IT Consultant
8 1 (5.26%) MySQL Consultant
8 1 (5.26%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Data Integration
2 5 (26.32%) Management Information System
3 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) Data Modelling
2 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (68.42%) ETL
2 13 (68.42%) Scrum
3 12 (63.16%) Mentoring
4 8 (42.11%) Continuous Deployment
4 8 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (42.11%) SOA
5 7 (36.84%) Automated Testing
6 5 (26.32%) Analytics
6 5 (26.32%) Performance Management
6 5 (26.32%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (26.32%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (21.05%) CRM
7 4 (21.05%) DRM
7 4 (21.05%) ERD
7 4 (21.05%) Inmon Methodology
7 4 (21.05%) Kimball Methodology
7 4 (21.05%) Logical Data Model
7 4 (21.05%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) Docker
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Talend
2 10 (52.63%) Oracle
3 9 (47.37%) SAP
4 5 (26.32%) Hyperion
5 4 (21.05%) Concur
5 4 (21.05%) hybris
5 4 (21.05%) Infor
5 4 (21.05%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (21.05%) Tableau
6 1 (5.26%) Cognos