The table below looks at the statistics for Data Management skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Management over the 3 months to 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Management
Rank 136 159 169
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +10
Contract jobs citing Data Management 952 836 768
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.87% 1.53% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 1.88% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 642 561 508
Median daily rate £450 £451 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.22% +0.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £630 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £438 £420
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 16
Median hourly rate £27.29 £35.00 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.04% +23.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.42 £16.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.05 £51.49 £90.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.29 £35.00 £51.25
% change year-on-year
-22.04% -31.70%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
42021 44388 43486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.55% 81.15% 76.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 28019 28757 28290
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1104 1336 1206
Median hourly rate £30.00 £31.44 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.58% +25.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

Data Management
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Data Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Management Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Data Management
Daily Rate Trend

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

Data Management Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Data Management
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Management within the UK over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

Data Management Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Data Management
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Data Management Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Data Management
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Management within the UK over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

Data Management Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Data Management
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Management within the UK over the 3 months to 6 December 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
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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
England +32 903 £458 +1.66% 156
London +3 403 £500 -2.43% 73
South East +12 126 £475 +18.75% 27
North West +14 91 £494 +9.72% 13
North East +26 87 £438 -26.73% 1
Tyne and Wear +29 82 £438 -34.66% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +31 80 £438 -34.62% 1
City of London +14 76 £500 -4.76% 25
West Midlands -10 61 £425 - 12
East Midlands +23 49 £431 +1.47% 8
Berkshire +12 39 £500 +23.45% 7
Lancashire +14 38 £494 -39.23% 3
Blackpool +8 36 £494 -43.57%
East of England +19 32 £425 +23.63% 8
South West +4 28 £415 +10.66% 8
Northamptonshire +4 24 £369 -13.23% 4
Yorkshire -32 23 £425 -10.05% 5
West Sussex +22 22 £431 +15.00% 2
Manchester +3 22 £450 - 6
Scotland -25 22 £428 -14.43% 2
Coventry +1 21 £450 -14.28% 1
Nottinghamshire +3 20 £475 +31.94% 3
West Yorkshire -20 19 £425 -8.60% 3
Warwickshire +8 18 £400 +3.22% 4
Nottingham +4 18 £475 +31.94% 3
Hampshire +1 17 £488 +18.18% 3
Cheshire +13 16 £650 +73.33% 3
Northampton +1 16 £379 -3.80% 3
Glasgow +17 13 £450 -10.00%
Worthing +8 12 £525 -6.66%

Data Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Data Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Data Management.

1 517 (29.00%) Finance
2 456 (25.57%) SQL
3 394 (22.10%) Agile Software Development
4 388 (21.76%) Data Modelling
5 374 (20.98%) Master Data Management
6 352 (19.74%) Business Intelligence
7 337 (18.90%) Analytical Skills
8 301 (16.88%) Oracle
9 288 (16.15%) Data Warehouse
9 288 (16.15%) Microsoft
10 277 (15.54%) Data Quality
11 255 (14.30%) SQL Server
12 233 (13.07%) Data Analysis
13 232 (13.01%) MS Excel
14 227 (12.73%) SAP
15 220 (12.34%) ETL
16 215 (12.06%) Banking
17 213 (11.95%) Data Governance
18 189 (10.60%) Java
19 186 (10.43%) CRM
20 181 (10.15%) Data Architecture
21 175 (9.81%) Migration
22 161 (9.03%) Analytics
23 154 (8.64%) Change Management
24 153 (8.58%) Windows
25 151 (8.47%) ITIL
26 150 (8.41%) Stakeholder Management
26 150 (8.41%) Degree
27 146 (8.19%) Management Information System
28 139 (7.80%) Unix

Data Management
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 99 (5.55%) SharePoint
2 51 (2.86%) SAS
3 49 (2.75%) Skype for Business
4 48 (2.69%) BizTalk Server
5 46 (2.58%) WebSphere
6 41 (2.30%) Apache Spark
7 27 (1.51%) Oracle Application Server
8 21 (1.18%) IIS
9 18 (1.01%) Oracle Workflow
10 17 (0.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 17 (0.95%) SAP EP
11 16 (0.90%) nginx
11 16 (0.90%) Tomcat
12 15 (0.84%) NetWeaver
13 13 (0.73%) CMS
13 13 (0.73%) Confluence
14 12 (0.67%) Apache Pig
15 10 (0.56%) Apache
15 10 (0.56%) WebLogic
16 8 (0.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 232 (13.01%) MS Excel
2 80 (4.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 70 (3.93%) MS Office
4 21 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
5 20 (1.12%) MS Project
6 16 (0.90%) MS Visio
7 15 (0.84%) SPSS
8 8 (0.45%) PTC Creo
9 7 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
9 7 (0.39%) Photoshop
9 7 (0.39%) Siemens NX
10 5 (0.28%) AutoCAD
10 5 (0.28%) CATIA
10 5 (0.28%) Pro/ENGINEER
11 1 (0.056%) SOLIDWORKS
11 1 (0.056%) Stata
11 1 (0.056%) Weka
11 1 (0.056%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 74 (4.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 37 (2.08%) Oracle EBS R12
3 36 (2.02%) Oracle EBS
4 33 (1.85%) SAP MDM
5 18 (1.01%) Markit EDM
5 18 (1.01%) SAP CRM
6 15 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 13 (0.73%) Cognos TM1
7 13 (0.73%) SAP ERP
8 10 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
8 10 (0.56%) SAP PSCD
9 9 (0.50%) HFM
9 9 (0.50%) Oracle Cash Management
9 9 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
10 8 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
10 8 (0.45%) Radian6
10 8 (0.45%) Social Studio
10 8 (0.45%) Teamcenter
11 7 (0.39%) SAP FI
11 7 (0.39%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 94 (5.27%) SaaS
2 92 (5.16%) IaaS
3 91 (5.10%) PaaS
4 76 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
5 56 (3.14%) Office 365
6 46 (2.58%) Yammer
7 28 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
8 12 (0.67%) GitHub
9 9 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (0.45%) Google Analytics
10 8 (0.45%) HP Helion
11 5 (0.28%) Force.com
11 5 (0.28%) Heroku
12 4 (0.22%) Adobe Analytics
12 4 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.22%) Google App Engine
12 4 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
13 3 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
13 3 (0.17%) iPaaS
13 3 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 21 (1.18%) Internet
2 20 (1.12%) DNS
2 20 (1.12%) SAN
3 18 (1.01%) DHCP
4 17 (0.95%) Firewall
5 16 (0.90%) LDAP
6 10 (0.56%) HTTP
7 9 (0.50%) CTI
7 9 (0.50%) FTP
7 9 (0.50%) NAS
8 8 (0.45%) iSCSI
9 7 (0.39%) Extranet
10 6 (0.34%) HTTPS
10 6 (0.34%) Intranet
10 6 (0.34%) TCP/IP
10 6 (0.34%) X.509
11 5 (0.28%) FCoE
11 5 (0.28%) SSL
12 4 (0.22%) IPsec
12 4 (0.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 288 (16.15%) Data Warehouse
2 255 (14.30%) SQL Server
3 127 (7.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 115 (6.45%) Big Data
5 104 (5.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 98 (5.50%) Oracle Database
7 85 (4.77%) Relational Database
8 82 (4.60%) NoSQL
9 76 (4.26%) Hadoop
10 59 (3.31%) QlikView
11 57 (3.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 53 (2.97%) BusinessObjects
13 45 (2.52%) MongoDB
14 39 (2.19%) Oracle Database 12c
14 39 (2.19%) Oracle Reports
15 37 (2.08%) IBM InfoSphere
16 36 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
17 35 (1.96%) DB2
18 32 (1.79%) RDBMS
19 26 (1.46%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 63 (3.53%) Git (software)
2 56 (3.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 51 (2.86%) JIRA
4 37 (2.08%) Jenkins
5 34 (1.91%) Protractor
6 29 (1.63%) GitLab
6 29 (1.63%) webpack
7 28 (1.57%) Talend Open Studio
8 25 (1.40%) Visual Studio
9 16 (0.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 16 (0.90%) Subversion
10 13 (0.73%) Eclipse
10 13 (0.73%) ERwin
10 13 (0.73%) Sonatype Nexus
11 12 (0.67%) IntelliJ
11 12 (0.67%) NetBeans
12 11 (0.62%) Cucumber
12 11 (0.62%) gulp
12 11 (0.62%) Selenium
13 9 (0.50%) Gradle
General
1 517 (29.00%) Finance
2 215 (12.06%) Banking
3 135 (7.57%) Retail
4 103 (5.78%) Marketing
5 78 (4.37%) Investment Banking
6 52 (2.92%) Telecoms
7 40 (2.24%) Legal
8 35 (1.96%) Front Office
9 34 (1.91%) Pharmaceutical
10 31 (1.74%) Manufacturing
11 29 (1.63%) Back Office
12 25 (1.40%) Publishing
13 23 (1.29%) General Ledger
14 20 (1.12%) Financial Institution
15 11 (0.62%) Advertising
15 11 (0.62%) German Language
16 10 (0.56%) Automotive
16 10 (0.56%) Local Government
17 9 (0.50%) Law
17 9 (0.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 437 (24.51%) Analyst
2 353 (19.80%) Architect
3 293 (16.43%) Developer
4 199 (11.16%) Data Architect
5 168 (9.42%) Data Analyst
6 158 (8.86%) Business Analyst
7 128 (7.18%) Consultant
8 68 (3.81%) Solutions Architect
9 64 (3.59%) Project Manager
10 63 (3.53%) Administrator
11 52 (2.92%) Data Business Analyst
12 47 (2.64%) DBA
13 44 (2.47%) Java Developer
14 43 (2.41%) Data Manager
15 37 (2.08%) SQL Developer
16 34 (1.91%) SQL Analyst
17 33 (1.85%) Data Consultant
17 33 (1.85%) ETL Developer
17 33 (1.85%) Senior Analyst
17 33 (1.85%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (6.56%) .NET
2 100 (5.61%) Web Services
3 95 (5.33%) XML
4 88 (4.94%) CSS
5 81 (4.54%) HTML
6 78 (4.37%) AngularJS
7 54 (3.03%) REST
8 52 (2.92%) Node.js
9 45 (2.52%) J2EE
10 43 (2.41%) COM
11 37 (2.08%) Middleware
12 36 (2.02%) JSON
13 34 (1.91%) SOAP
14 32 (1.79%) Express
15 29 (1.63%) EJS
16 25 (1.40%) Spring
17 24 (1.35%) ASP.NET
17 24 (1.35%) jQuery
18 21 (1.18%) HTML5
19 20 (1.12%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 337 (18.90%) Analytical Skills
2 146 (8.19%) Management Information System
3 122 (6.84%) Data Integration
4 71 (3.98%) Data Structures
4 71 (3.98%) Fintech
5 59 (3.31%) Reference Data
6 54 (3.03%) Equities
7 53 (2.97%) Visualisation
8 39 (2.19%) Computer Science
9 31 (1.74%) Derivative
10 29 (1.63%) Algorithms
11 25 (1.40%) Data Centre
12 24 (1.35%) Taxonomies
13 23 (1.29%) NHS
14 22 (1.23%) Mathematics
14 22 (1.23%) Statistics
15 21 (1.18%) Credit Risk
15 21 (1.18%) Data Conversion
15 21 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 20 (1.12%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 153 (8.58%) Windows
2 139 (7.80%) Unix
3 125 (7.01%) Linux
4 40 (2.24%) AIX
5 36 (2.02%) Windows XP
6 34 (1.91%) Windows 2000
7 28 (1.57%) Windows Server
8 20 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (0.45%) CentOS
11 7 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (0.39%) Solaris
11 7 (0.39%) Windows 7
12 6 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.22%) Android
14 3 (0.17%) Data ONTAP
14 3 (0.17%) MVS
15 2 (0.11%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.11%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 394 (22.10%) Agile Software Development
2 388 (21.76%) Data Modelling
3 374 (20.98%) Master Data Management
4 352 (19.74%) Business Intelligence
5 233 (13.07%) Data Analysis
6 220 (12.34%) ETL
7 213 (11.95%) Data Governance
8 186 (10.43%) CRM
9 181 (10.15%) Data Architecture
10 175 (9.81%) Migration
11 161 (9.03%) Analytics
12 154 (8.64%) Change Management
13 151 (8.47%) ITIL
14 150 (8.41%) Stakeholder Management
15 138 (7.74%) Open Source
16 137 (7.68%) Project Management
17 116 (6.51%) Business Analysis
18 112 (6.28%) TDD
19 107 (6.00%) Data Migration
20 104 (5.83%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 456 (25.57%) SQL
2 189 (10.60%) Java
3 118 (6.62%) JavaScript
4 100 (5.61%) C#
5 98 (5.50%) Python
6 70 (3.93%) T-SQL
7 50 (2.80%) Shell Script
8 39 (2.19%) C++
9 38 (2.13%) PL/SQL
10 36 (2.02%) R
11 31 (1.74%) VBA
12 23 (1.29%) C
12 23 (1.29%) Perl
13 19 (1.07%) Ruby
14 17 (0.95%) PowerShell
15 15 (0.84%) Bash Shell
16 13 (0.73%) VB
17 12 (0.67%) PHP
18 10 (0.56%) Scala
19 6 (0.34%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 150 (8.41%) Degree
2 107 (6.00%) Security Cleared
3 71 (3.98%) SC Cleared
4 37 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
5 23 (1.29%) ISEB
6 16 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (0.67%) CCA
7 12 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (0.56%) ISTQB
9 8 (0.45%) MCSA
9 8 (0.45%) MCSE
10 7 (0.39%) CISSP
10 7 (0.39%) PMP
11 6 (0.34%) BC Cleared
11 6 (0.34%) CCNA
11 6 (0.34%) CCNP
11 6 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (0.34%) DV Cleared
12 5 (0.28%) Six Sigma Green Belt
13 4 (0.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 277 (15.54%) Data Quality
2 55 (3.08%) QA
3 46 (2.58%) SLA
4 33 (1.85%) Disclosure Scotland
5 20 (1.12%) MiFID
6 16 (0.90%) Solvency II
7 15 (0.84%) ISO20022
8 11 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 10 (0.56%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 10 (0.56%) FATCA
10 8 (0.45%) ISO 9000
11 6 (0.34%) Def Stans
11 6 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 5 (0.28%) PCI DSS
13 4 (0.22%) Basel III
13 4 (0.22%) SAS 70
14 3 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
14 3 (0.17%) EMIR
15 2 (0.11%) COREP
15 2 (0.11%) FINREP
System Software
1 46 (2.58%) Active Directory
2 27 (1.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
4 16 (0.90%) Docker
5 14 (0.79%) vSphere
6 12 (0.67%) HDFS
7 9 (0.50%) NFS
7 9 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (0.45%) Apache Flume
9 6 (0.34%) VMware ESX
10 5 (0.28%) Hyper-V
11 4 (0.22%) Xen
12 3 (0.17%) Firmware
12 3 (0.17%) GPFS
13 2 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.11%) StorNext
13 2 (0.11%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
13 2 (0.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 36 (2.02%) Puppet
2 20 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (0.84%) Ansible
4 10 (0.56%) Hadoop YARN
5 9 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
5 9 (0.50%) SCCM
6 8 (0.45%) Failover Clustering
7 6 (0.34%) Nagios
7 6 (0.34%) NetBackup
7 6 (0.34%) SCOM
8 5 (0.28%) ArcSight ESM
9 4 (0.22%) Oracle EDQ
10 3 (0.17%) Oozie
10 3 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 3 (0.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 2 (0.11%) Control-M
11 2 (0.11%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (0.11%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 2 (0.11%) SCVMM
11 2 (0.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 301 (16.88%) Oracle
2 288 (16.15%) Microsoft
3 227 (12.73%) SAP
4 77 (4.32%) Informatica
5 70 (3.93%) IBM
6 69 (3.87%) Salesforce.com
7 49 (2.75%) Teradata
8 47 (2.64%) Tableau
9 46 (2.58%) Infor
10 37 (2.08%) Cognos
11 35 (1.96%) VMware
12 32 (1.79%) Sybase
13 28 (1.57%) Talend
14 26 (1.46%) Netezza
15 25 (1.40%) GoldenSource
15 25 (1.40%) ServiceNow
16 21 (1.18%) Adobe
17 16 (0.90%) Google
18 15 (0.84%) Ab Initio
18 15 (0.84%) Splunk
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