The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Conversion in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Conversion over the 3 months to 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Conversion
Rank 568 536 458
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -78
Contract jobs citing Data Conversion 41 55 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.10% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.24% 0.33% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 34 54
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£400 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £273 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £475 £668
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £500
% change year-on-year
+3.80% -27.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £55.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +214.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £55.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +214.28%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
17249 16891 16442
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.43% 31.92% 33.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 10764 10362 9696
Average daily rate £415 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 640 640 726
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.28 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

Data Conversion
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Conversion within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Data Conversion Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Data Conversion
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Conversion within the UK.

Data Conversion Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Data Conversion
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Conversion within the UK over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

Data Conversion Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Data Conversion
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Conversion within the UK.

Data Conversion Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Data Conversion
Top 18 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Conversion within the UK over the 3 months to 6 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
England -27 37 £400 -5.88% 15
North West +6 23 £389 - 1
Lancashire - 15 £375 -
Blackpool - 15 £375 -
London -16 12 £475 +11.76% 6
Cheshire - 4 £450 -
Glasgow - 3 £375 -
Scotland - 3 £375 - 1
Manchester -9 2 £418 - 1
East of England -2 1 £360 +32.11%
South West -7 1 £350 -22.22% 1
City of London -11 1 - - 2
North Wales - 1 £325 -
Wiltshire - 1 £350 -
Wales - 1 £325 -
Watford - 1 £360 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £360 -
Macclesfield - 1 £450 -

Data Conversion
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Data Conversion 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 Conversion.

1 38 (59.38%) Migration
2 19 (29.69%) QA
2 19 (29.69%) RDBMS
2 19 (29.69%) Relational Database
3 18 (28.13%) VME
3 18 (28.13%) COBOL
4 17 (26.56%) Automated Testing
5 16 (25.00%) Integration Testing
6 13 (20.31%) Test Scripting
7 12 (18.75%) Data Migration
8 11 (17.19%) Workflow
8 11 (17.19%) Finance
9 10 (15.63%) SAP
9 10 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (14.06%) Oracle
10 9 (14.06%) SQL
10 9 (14.06%) Project Management
11 8 (12.50%) Change Management
11 8 (12.50%) Data Reconciliation
12 7 (10.94%) Test Strategy
12 7 (10.94%) Data Transformation
12 7 (10.94%) Asset Management
12 7 (10.94%) Wealth Management
12 7 (10.94%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (10.94%) Data Modelling
12 7 (10.94%) ERP
13 6 (9.38%) ETL
13 6 (9.38%) Investment Banking
13 6 (9.38%) GAP Analysis
13 6 (9.38%) Oracle EBS

Data Conversion
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Data Conversion 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 Conversion. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.69%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle BPEL
Applications
1 5 (7.81%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (9.38%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (6.25%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (3.13%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 1 (1.56%) Agresso
5 1 (1.56%) SAP MM
5 1 (1.56%) SAP PP
5 1 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (1.56%) OPENHousing
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (29.69%) RDBMS
1 19 (29.69%) Relational Database
2 4 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (3.13%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (1.56%) DataStage
5 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (3.13%) Toad
1 2 (3.13%) PeopleTools
2 1 (1.56%) LSMW
2 1 (1.56%) Maven
General
1 11 (17.19%) Finance
2 6 (9.38%) Banking
2 6 (9.38%) Investment Banking
3 5 (7.81%) Retail
4 4 (6.25%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.69%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (3.13%) Publishing
7 1 (1.56%) Front Office
7 1 (1.56%) Back Office
7 1 (1.56%) Billing
7 1 (1.56%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.56%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 17 (26.56%) Test Manager
2 11 (17.19%) Analyst
3 9 (14.06%) Consultant
4 4 (6.25%) Developer
5 3 (4.69%) Architect
5 3 (4.69%) Business Analyst
5 3 (4.69%) SAP Consultant
5 3 (4.69%) Data Manager
5 3 (4.69%) SAP Support
5 3 (4.69%) Data Migration Manager
6 2 (3.13%) SAP P2P Consultant
6 2 (3.13%) SAP Data Analyst
6 2 (3.13%) SAP Analyst
6 2 (3.13%) MI Analyst
6 2 (3.13%) Development Analyst
6 2 (3.13%) Business Developer
6 2 (3.13%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (3.13%) Lead Developer
6 2 (3.13%) Data Analyst
6 2 (3.13%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) COM
1 2 (3.13%) XML
2 1 (1.56%) XSLT
2 1 (1.56%) EDI
2 1 (1.56%) Hibernate
2 1 (1.56%) Spring
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.56%) .NET
2 1 (1.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) Data Extraction
2 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.69%) Data Integration
4 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.56%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (28.13%) VME
2 1 (1.56%) Windows
2 1 (1.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (59.38%) Migration
2 17 (26.56%) Automated Testing
3 16 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 13 (20.31%) Test Scripting
5 12 (18.75%) Data Migration
6 11 (17.19%) Workflow
7 10 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (14.06%) Project Management
9 8 (12.50%) Change Management
9 8 (12.50%) Data Reconciliation
10 7 (10.94%) Test Strategy
10 7 (10.94%) Data Transformation
10 7 (10.94%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (10.94%) ERP
10 7 (10.94%) Data Modelling
10 7 (10.94%) Wealth Management
10 7 (10.94%) Asset Management
11 6 (9.38%) ETL
11 6 (9.38%) GAP Analysis
12 5 (7.81%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (28.13%) COBOL
2 9 (14.06%) SQL
3 3 (4.69%) ABAP
4 2 (3.13%) Java
4 2 (3.13%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.56%) VBA
5 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.13%) PMP
2 2 (3.13%) PMI Certification
2 2 (3.13%) Degree
3 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (29.69%) QA
2 3 (4.69%) GMP
2 3 (4.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 10 (15.63%) SAP
2 9 (14.06%) Oracle
3 4 (6.25%) Business Objects
4 3 (4.69%) Remedy
4 3 (4.69%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.13%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.56%) Northgate
6 1 (1.56%) Capita
6 1 (1.56%) Ariba
6 1 (1.56%) JD Edwards