The first 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Conversion
Rank 537 481 545
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +64
Contract jobs citing Data Conversion 57 89 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.17% 0.067%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.41% 0.66% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 48 19
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£400 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £205 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £575 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £475 £359
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +32.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 -
% change year-on-year
+71.42% -
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13803 13390 14249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.23% 26.19% 24.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 8349 8099 8176
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 567 599 792
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -18.38%

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 31 July 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Conversion within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Data Conversion Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Data Conversion
Top 20 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 31 July 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
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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 -54 51 £400 -11.11% 18
London -3 30 £400 -5.88% 8
City of London +24 10 £350 -39.13% 2
South East -11 8 £475 -2.56%
Berkshire +3 3 £475 -
East of England -20 3 £273 - 2
Hampshire -11 2 - -
South West -25 2 £425 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 2 £273 -
North West -3 1 - - 3
West Midlands -20 1 - - 1
Coventry - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
Sidcup - - - -
Slough - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Aldershot - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 2
Warwickshire - - - -

Data Conversion
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 57 (44.53%) Migration
2 42 (32.81%) XML
3 40 (31.25%) Oracle
4 35 (27.34%) Data Migration
5 30 (23.44%) Finance
5 30 (23.44%) SQL
6 28 (21.88%) SAP
6 28 (21.88%) Publishing
7 27 (21.09%) XSLT
8 26 (20.31%) HTML
9 23 (17.97%) Validation
10 22 (17.19%) User Acceptance Testing
11 21 (16.41%) Data Cleansing
12 20 (15.63%) MS Excel
12 20 (15.63%) ETL
13 18 (14.06%) PL/SQL
14 17 (13.28%) VBA
14 17 (13.28%) Data Mapping
15 16 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
15 16 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
16 15 (11.72%) Manufacturing
16 15 (11.72%) Python
16 15 (11.72%) ERP
16 15 (11.72%) Data Integration
17 14 (10.94%) XHTML
17 14 (10.94%) Oracle Database
18 13 (10.16%) Data Modelling
18 13 (10.16%) Business Intelligence
18 13 (10.16%) Test Scripting
18 13 (10.16%) Degree

Data Conversion
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 2 (1.56%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.56%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (0.78%) IIS
2 1 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.78%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 20 (15.63%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.03%) MS Office
3 8 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (4.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
2 12 (9.38%) Oracle Applications
3 11 (8.59%) Oracle Manufacturing
4 10 (7.81%) Oracle ASCP
5 9 (7.03%) Oracle 11i
6 7 (5.47%) Oracle EBS
6 7 (5.47%) Oracle Retail
7 5 (3.91%) SAP FI
8 4 (3.13%) SAP IS-U
9 3 (2.34%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (2.34%) SAP PM
10 2 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 2 (1.56%) SAP PP
10 2 (1.56%) Oracle HRMS
10 2 (1.56%) SAP HR
10 2 (1.56%) Oracle General Ledger
10 2 (1.56%) SAP FI-CA
10 2 (1.56%) Oracle Payables
10 2 (1.56%) Oracle Receivables
10 2 (1.56%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.78%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.56%) ATM
2 1 (0.78%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.94%) Oracle Database
2 11 (8.59%) Oracle Reports
3 9 (7.03%) SQL Server
4 8 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (6.25%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 8 (6.25%) Oracle BI EE
5 6 (4.69%) Oracle ODI
6 5 (3.91%) Relational Database
6 5 (3.91%) RDBMS
6 5 (3.91%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (3.13%) Star Schema
7 4 (3.13%) DB2
8 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.56%) MySQL
9 2 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (1.56%) MS Access
9 2 (1.56%) Oracle Discoverer
10 1 (0.78%) Oracle OLAP
10 1 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 16 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
2 11 (8.59%) JUnit
3 7 (5.47%) PowerDesigner
3 7 (5.47%) ProC
3 7 (5.47%) LSMW
4 5 (3.91%) JDeveloper
5 3 (2.34%) Selenium
5 3 (2.34%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.56%) SoapUI
6 2 (1.56%) LoadUI
6 2 (1.56%) JMeter
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle Developer 2000
7 1 (0.78%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.78%) Toad
7 1 (0.78%) Ant
General
1 30 (23.44%) Finance
2 28 (21.88%) Publishing
3 15 (11.72%) Manufacturing
4 8 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 7 (5.47%) Retail
6 6 (4.69%) Billing
7 5 (3.91%) General Ledger
8 4 (3.13%) Legal
9 2 (1.56%) Banking
10 1 (0.78%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.78%) Law
10 1 (0.78%) Marketing
10 1 (0.78%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 44 (34.38%) Consultant
2 40 (31.25%) Analyst
3 22 (17.19%) Oracle Consultant
4 16 (12.50%) SAP Consultant
4 16 (12.50%) Architect
5 13 (10.16%) Data Analyst
6 11 (8.59%) Data Consultant
7 10 (7.81%) Developer
8 9 (7.03%) SAP Data Consultant
9 8 (6.25%) Oracle Technical Consultant
9 8 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
10 7 (5.47%) Data Conversion Consultant
11 6 (4.69%) Data Migration Analyst
11 6 (4.69%) SAP FI Consultant
12 5 (3.91%) Test Analyst
12 5 (3.91%) Data Manager
12 5 (3.91%) Data Migration Manager
13 4 (3.13%) Business Analyst
13 4 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
13 4 (3.13%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (32.81%) XML
2 27 (21.09%) XSLT
3 26 (20.31%) HTML
4 14 (10.94%) XHTML
5 12 (9.38%) CSS
5 12 (9.38%) XSD
6 7 (5.47%) J2EE
6 7 (5.47%) Swing
7 3 (2.34%) Web Services
8 2 (1.56%) SOAP
8 2 (1.56%) JSON
9 1 (0.78%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.78%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.72%) Data Integration
2 12 (9.38%) W3C
3 7 (5.47%) Semantic Web
4 5 (3.91%) Data Extraction
5 3 (2.34%) NHS
5 3 (2.34%) FMCG
6 2 (1.56%) Tandem
6 2 (1.56%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.56%) GIS
6 2 (1.56%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.78%) Replication
7 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.78%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.25%) UNIX
2 2 (1.56%) AIX
2 2 (1.56%) HPUX
2 2 (1.56%) Solaris
2 2 (1.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (44.53%) Migration
2 35 (27.34%) Data Migration
3 23 (17.97%) Validation
4 22 (17.19%) User Acceptance Testing
5 21 (16.41%) Data Cleansing
6 20 (15.63%) ETL
7 17 (13.28%) Data Mapping
8 15 (11.72%) ERP
9 13 (10.16%) Data Modelling
9 13 (10.16%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (10.16%) Test Scripting
10 11 (8.59%) Integration Testing
10 11 (8.59%) Data Reconciliation
10 11 (8.59%) Project Management
11 10 (7.81%) GAP Analysis
12 9 (7.03%) CRM
12 9 (7.03%) EAM
13 8 (6.25%) RDF
13 8 (6.25%) Analytics
13 8 (6.25%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (23.44%) SQL
2 18 (14.06%) PL/SQL
3 17 (13.28%) VBA
4 15 (11.72%) Python
5 9 (7.03%) XQuery
6 8 (6.25%) SPARQL
7 7 (5.47%) Shell Script
7 7 (5.47%) C
7 7 (5.47%) C++
7 7 (5.47%) Java
8 6 (4.69%) Perl
9 3 (2.34%) R
9 3 (2.34%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (10.16%) Degree
2 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.78%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.59%) QA
2 5 (3.91%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.78%) COREP
3 1 (0.78%) FINREP
3 1 (0.78%) Basel III
Systems Management
1 1 (0.78%) MOM
Vendors
1 40 (31.25%) Oracle
2 28 (21.88%) SAP
3 9 (7.03%) Informatica
4 4 (3.13%) Teradata
5 3 (2.34%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.34%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.56%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (1.56%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.78%) ESRI
7 1 (0.78%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.78%) Siebel
7 1 (0.78%) Avaya
7 1 (0.78%) CA
7 1 (0.78%) DataFlux
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