The table below looks at the statistics for Data Transformation skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Transformation over the 3 months to 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Transformation
Rank 461 479 471
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -8
Contract jobs citing Data Transformation 130 109 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.20% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.27% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 71 46
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£413 £448 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.82% +2.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £275 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £574 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-14.11% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £25.05 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.05 £20.00 -
% change year-on-year
+25.25% -

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
41890 39937 34135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.23% 74.95% 73.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 26101 24544 20460
Average daily rate £420 £400 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £555 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1180 1127 1112
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

Data Transformation
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Transformation within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Transformation Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Data Transformation
Daily Rate Trend

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

Data Transformation Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Data Transformation
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Transformation within the UK over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Data Transformation Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Data Transformation
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Data Transformation Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Data Transformation
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Transformation within the UK over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Data Transformation Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Data Transformation
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 31 March 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 +10 121 £413 -7.82% 15
London +12 54 £450 -2.70% 6
West Midlands 0 16 £338 -20.58% 1
North West -10 16 £350 -6.66% 1
City of London +12 12 £463 - 2
East of England +13 9 £278 -36.38% 1
South East -36 9 £425 +54.54% 1
Cheshire -1 7 £350 -44.00% 1
Scotland -3 7 £425 - 4
East Midlands -3 6 £425 -8.10%
Manchester -9 5 £325 -3.70%
Edinburgh - 5 £425 - 4
Yorkshire -5 4 £688 +44.73% 2
Berkshire -2 3 £425 +23.18%
West Yorkshire -10 3 £1,000 +110.52%
South West -11 3 £369 +34.09% 3
Milton Keynes 0 2 £365 -
Suffolk -2 2 £450 +0.55%
Glasgow -4 2 £325 -
Buckinghamshire -9 2 £365 -15.36%
East Sussex - 2 £500 - 1
Warwickshire - 2 - -
Slough 0 1 £700 -
Hampshire - 1 £425 -
Knutsford - 1 £439 -
Leeds - 1 £1,000 -
Luton - - - -
Newport - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Oxford - - - -

Data Transformation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 130 (48.69%) SQL
2 77 (28.84%) ETL
3 74 (27.72%) Finance
4 73 (27.34%) SQL Server
5 69 (25.84%) Migration
6 68 (25.47%) Data Warehouse
7 65 (24.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 64 (23.97%) Business Intelligence
9 59 (22.10%) Oracle
10 51 (19.10%) Data Analysis
11 49 (18.35%) Banking
12 47 (17.60%) Data Migration
13 46 (17.23%) Agile Software Development
13 46 (17.23%) Data Modelling
14 42 (15.73%) Microsoft
15 35 (13.11%) SAP
16 31 (11.61%) .NET
17 30 (11.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 29 (10.86%) Data Mapping
19 28 (10.49%) Analytical Skills
20 26 (9.74%) MS Excel
21 25 (9.36%) Validation
21 25 (9.36%) Data Structures
21 25 (9.36%) Relational Database
22 23 (8.61%) SQL Server 2008
23 22 (8.24%) QA
23 22 (8.24%) Data Quality
23 22 (8.24%) Stakeholder Management
23 22 (8.24%) Informatica
24 21 (7.87%) T-SQL

Data Transformation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 11 (4.12%) SAS
2 4 (1.50%) IIS
2 4 (1.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.37%) ArcGIS
3 1 (0.37%) SAP Portal
3 1 (0.37%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 26 (9.74%) MS Excel
2 17 (6.37%) MS Office
3 7 (2.62%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.87%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.75%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.75%) MS Project
5 2 (0.75%) SPSS
5 2 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.37%) Weka
Business Applications
1 13 (4.87%) SAP BPC
2 12 (4.49%) Agresso
3 7 (2.62%) SAP MM
4 6 (2.25%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (2.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 6 (2.25%) Markit EDM
5 3 (1.12%) SAP PP
6 2 (0.75%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.75%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.75%) Teamcenter
6 2 (0.75%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.37%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.37%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.37%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.37%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (0.75%) Amazon S3
1 2 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.75%) GitHub
1 2 (0.75%) Amazon EMR
1 2 (0.75%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.50%) Internet
2 2 (0.75%) Firewall
2 2 (0.75%) SSH
2 2 (0.75%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (0.75%) LAN
2 2 (0.75%) WAN
2 2 (0.75%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (27.34%) SQL Server
2 68 (25.47%) Data Warehouse
3 65 (24.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 30 (11.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 25 (9.36%) Relational Database
6 23 (8.61%) SQL Server 2008
7 21 (7.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 16 (5.99%) Data Mining
9 15 (5.62%) PowerCenter
10 14 (5.24%) RDBMS
11 11 (4.12%) QlikView
12 9 (3.37%) Star Schema
13 8 (3.00%) Oracle Database
14 7 (2.62%) Oracle Database 10g
14 7 (2.62%) DTS
14 7 (2.62%) MS Access
14 7 (2.62%) Oracle Database 11g
14 7 (2.62%) SQL Server 2000
15 6 (2.25%) WebFOCUS
15 6 (2.25%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (4.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 9 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (3.00%) Visual Studio
4 7 (2.62%) JIRA
5 6 (2.25%) Toad
6 4 (1.50%) TestDirector
6 4 (1.50%) AccuRev
7 3 (1.12%) SoapUI
7 3 (1.12%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.12%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (1.12%) ERwin
8 2 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.75%) PHPUnit
8 2 (0.75%) Zend Studio
9 1 (0.37%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.37%) ReSharper
General
1 74 (27.72%) Finance
2 49 (18.35%) Banking
3 16 (5.99%) Investment Banking
4 10 (3.75%) Retail
5 8 (3.00%) Marketing
6 3 (1.12%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.12%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.75%) Advertising
7 2 (0.75%) Billing
7 2 (0.75%) Front Office
7 2 (0.75%) Legal
8 1 (0.37%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.37%) Electronics
8 1 (0.37%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.37%) Automotive
8 1 (0.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 98 (36.70%) Analyst
2 83 (31.09%) Developer
3 51 (19.10%) Data Analyst
4 26 (9.74%) Business Analyst
5 22 (8.24%) SQL Developer
6 15 (5.62%) Architect
6 15 (5.62%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 13 (4.87%) Consultant
8 11 (4.12%) Report Analyst
8 11 (4.12%) SAP Data Analyst
8 11 (4.12%) SAP Analyst
8 11 (4.12%) Informatica Developer
9 10 (3.75%) MI Analyst
10 9 (3.37%) Project Manager
11 8 (3.00%) Data Architect
11 8 (3.00%) Senior Analyst
11 8 (3.00%) ETL Developer
11 8 (3.00%) QlikView Developer
12 7 (2.62%) SAP Functional Analyst
12 7 (2.62%) Functional Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (11.61%) .NET
2 20 (7.49%) Web Services
3 17 (6.37%) HTML
4 16 (5.99%) XML
5 14 (5.24%) ASP.NET
6 6 (2.25%) CSS
6 6 (2.25%) JSON
7 5 (1.87%) SOAP
8 4 (1.50%) Zend Framework
8 4 (1.50%) REST
8 4 (1.50%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (1.12%) XSLT
9 3 (1.12%) ADO.NET
10 2 (0.75%) COM
10 2 (0.75%) Middleware
10 2 (0.75%) EDIFACT
10 2 (0.75%) LAMP
10 2 (0.75%) RESTful
10 2 (0.75%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (0.75%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.49%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (9.36%) Data Structures
3 19 (7.12%) Management Information System
4 16 (5.99%) Data Integration
5 12 (4.49%) Data Conversion
6 7 (2.62%) NHS
7 5 (1.87%) Data Extraction
8 4 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.12%) Clustering
9 3 (1.12%) FMCG
10 2 (0.75%) Blog
10 2 (0.75%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.75%) Statistics
10 2 (0.75%) Taxonomies
10 2 (0.75%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.75%) Reference Data
10 2 (0.75%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.75%) SWIFT
10 2 (0.75%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.49%) UNIX
2 4 (1.50%) Windows
3 2 (0.75%) Linux
3 2 (0.75%) Ubuntu
3 2 (0.75%) CentOS
4 1 (0.37%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (28.84%) ETL
2 69 (25.84%) Migration
3 64 (23.97%) Business Intelligence
4 51 (19.10%) Data Analysis
5 47 (17.60%) Data Migration
6 46 (17.23%) Data Modelling
6 46 (17.23%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (10.86%) Data Mapping
8 25 (9.36%) Validation
9 22 (8.24%) Stakeholder Management
10 19 (7.12%) Project Management
10 19 (7.12%) User Acceptance Testing
11 18 (6.74%) ERP
12 16 (5.99%) Data Management
12 16 (5.99%) Data Governance
13 15 (5.62%) Data Cleansing
13 15 (5.62%) Data Validation
14 14 (5.24%) Kimball Methodology
15 13 (4.87%) Analytics
15 13 (4.87%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 130 (48.69%) SQL
2 21 (7.87%) T-SQL
3 19 (7.12%) Java
4 18 (6.74%) PL/SQL
4 18 (6.74%) VB.NET
5 15 (5.62%) VB
6 12 (4.49%) C#
7 6 (2.25%) JavaScript
7 6 (2.25%) VBA
7 6 (2.25%) Python
8 5 (1.87%) PHP
9 3 (1.12%) C++
9 3 (1.12%) VB6
10 2 (0.75%) XAML
10 2 (0.75%) C++/CLI
10 2 (0.75%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.75%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.75%) Perl
10 2 (0.75%) VBScript
10 2 (0.75%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 17 (6.37%) Degree
2 10 (3.75%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.00%) ISTQB
3 8 (3.00%) ISEB
4 6 (2.25%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.75%) CCIE
5 2 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.37%) PhD
6 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.37%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.37%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.24%) QA
1 22 (8.24%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.75%) SLA
3 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.37%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.37%) HDFS
2 1 (0.37%) GPFS
2 1 (0.37%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 4 (1.50%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.12%) Puppet
3 2 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.37%) Oozie
Vendors
1 59 (22.10%) Oracle
2 42 (15.73%) Microsoft
3 35 (13.11%) SAP
4 22 (8.24%) Informatica
5 9 (3.37%) Cognos
6 7 (2.62%) Siebel
6 7 (2.62%) HP
6 7 (2.62%) Business Objects
6 7 (2.62%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (2.62%) Teradata
7 6 (2.25%) ServiceNow
8 5 (1.87%) IBM
9 4 (1.50%) Zend
10 3 (1.12%) Tableau
10 3 (1.12%) Trillium
11 2 (0.75%) Cisco
11 2 (0.75%) PeopleSoft
11 2 (0.75%) Ab Initio
11 2 (0.75%) VMware
11 2 (0.75%) Mantas
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