The table below looks at the statistics for Kimball Methodology skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Kimball Methodology over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
The Kimball Lifecycle
Rank 479 400 487
Rank change year-on-year
-79 +87
Contract jobs citing Kimball Methodology 140 188 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.36% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.48% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 126 68
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £333 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
42898 38918 40274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.68% 74.04% 72.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 27476 24169 23477
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1194 1150 1496
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.60 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.01% -11.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £47.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

Kimball Methodology
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Kimball Methodology Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Kimball Methodology
Daily Rate Trend

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

Kimball Methodology Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Kimball Methodology
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Kimball Methodology within the UK over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Kimball Methodology Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Kimball Methodology
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Kimball Methodology Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Kimball Methodology
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 Kimball Methodology within the UK over the 3 months to 21 October 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 -72 123 £424 +3.03% 35
London -11 71 £425 -2.88% 17
South East -49 26 £425 - 4
City of London +17 21 £430 +4.24% 3
Scotland - 10 £350 - 2
South West -31 9 £325 -13.33% 8
Edinburgh - 9 £350 -
Berkshire +6 8 £380 +21.60%
East of England -18 6 £363 -9.37% 2
Cardiff -13 4 £325 -18.75% 1
South Wales -24 4 £325 -18.75% 2
Wales -38 4 £325 -16.12% 2
Surrey - 4 £475 - 1
Reading +17 3 £380 +3.05%
North West -19 3 £425 +13.33%
Bristol -26 3 £325 -13.33% 3
Bournemouth - 2 £423 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 £288 - 1
Dorset - 2 £423 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £420 -
Manchester -12 1 £325 -2.98%
West Midlands -20 1 - - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 £438 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £525 -
Wiltshire - 1 - - 1
Luton - 1 £438 -
Cambridge - 1 £300 -
Glasgow - 1 £325 - 2
Gloucester - - - -
Haywards Heath - - - -

Kimball Methodology
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Kimball Methodology 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 Kimball Methodology.

1 217 (79.20%) Data Warehouse
2 196 (71.53%) Business Intelligence
3 173 (63.14%) SQL
4 165 (60.22%) ETL
5 145 (52.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 137 (50.00%) SQL Server
7 83 (30.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 80 (29.20%) Finance
9 77 (28.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 75 (27.37%) T-SQL
11 71 (25.91%) Oracle
12 70 (25.55%) Dimensional Modelling
13 66 (24.09%) Microsoft
14 65 (23.72%) Data Modelling
15 60 (21.90%) Agile Software Development
16 58 (21.17%) SQL Server 2008
17 51 (18.61%) MS Excel
18 48 (17.52%) Business Objects
19 47 (17.15%) Data Analysis
20 44 (16.06%) OLAP
21 41 (14.96%) Cognos
22 40 (14.60%) Star Schema
23 38 (13.87%) Inmon Methodology
24 36 (13.14%) MDX
25 31 (11.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
25 31 (11.31%) PL/SQL
25 31 (11.31%) Analytical Skills
25 31 (11.31%) Tableau
26 28 (10.22%) Analytics
27 27 (9.85%) Performance Tuning

Kimball Methodology
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Kimball Methodology 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 Kimball Methodology. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (4.01%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.65%) SAS
3 3 (1.09%) IIS
3 3 (1.09%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (0.73%) Apache
5 1 (0.36%) CMS
5 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 51 (18.61%) MS Excel
2 17 (6.20%) PowerPivot
3 7 (2.55%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (1.82%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (6.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 5 (1.82%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.09%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.73%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.73%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (0.36%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.92%) SAN
2 3 (1.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 217 (79.20%) Data Warehouse
2 145 (52.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 137 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 83 (30.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 77 (28.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 58 (21.17%) SQL Server 2008
7 44 (16.06%) OLAP
8 40 (14.60%) Star Schema
9 31 (11.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 25 (9.12%) ProClarity
11 23 (8.39%) Data Mart
12 21 (7.66%) SQL Server 2012
12 21 (7.66%) Relational Database
13 20 (7.30%) SAP Data Services
14 19 (6.93%) Big Data
15 18 (6.57%) Cognos Report Studio
15 18 (6.57%) Cognos Framework Manager
15 18 (6.57%) Cognos Transformer
15 18 (6.57%) QlikView
16 15 (5.47%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 15 (5.47%) ERwin
1 15 (5.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 11 (4.01%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.73%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.36%) PowerDesigner
4 1 (0.36%) JIRA
4 1 (0.36%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 80 (29.20%) Finance
2 18 (6.57%) Banking
3 16 (5.84%) Retail
3 16 (5.84%) Marketing
4 7 (2.55%) Games
5 6 (2.19%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.82%) Publishing
7 3 (1.09%) Legal
7 3 (1.09%) Advertising
7 3 (1.09%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.36%) German Language
8 1 (0.36%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.36%) Law
Job Titles
1 158 (57.66%) Developer
2 64 (23.36%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 52 (18.98%) Analyst
4 36 (13.14%) Consultant
5 32 (11.68%) SQL Developer
6 29 (10.58%) Business Analyst
7 24 (8.76%) Architect
7 24 (8.76%) Business Developer
7 24 (8.76%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 21 (7.66%) Data Analyst
8 21 (7.66%) ETL Developer
9 18 (6.57%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 16 (5.84%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 14 (5.11%) Cognos Developer
11 14 (5.11%) Data Consultant
12 11 (4.01%) SQL Server Developer
13 9 (3.28%) Business Consultant
13 9 (3.28%) Oracle Developer
14 8 (2.92%) Data Architect
14 8 (2.92%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (13.14%) MDX
2 17 (6.20%) .NET
3 13 (4.74%) XML
4 8 (2.92%) Web Services
5 5 (1.82%) HTML
6 3 (1.09%) SOAP
6 3 (1.09%) CSS
6 3 (1.09%) jQuery
6 3 (1.09%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.73%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.73%) REST
7 2 (0.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (0.73%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (0.73%) Middleware
7 2 (0.73%) WCF
7 2 (0.73%) WPF
7 2 (0.73%) JSP
7 2 (0.73%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.36%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.31%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.93%) Data Integration
3 9 (3.28%) Visualisation
4 8 (2.92%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.55%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.19%) Replication
7 3 (1.09%) Online Games
7 3 (1.09%) Data Conversion
7 3 (1.09%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.73%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.73%) AS400
8 2 (0.73%) NHS
9 1 (0.36%) GIS
9 1 (0.36%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.36%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.36%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.36%) Freedom of Information Act
9 1 (0.36%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.36%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (4.74%) UNIX
2 4 (1.46%) Windows
3 2 (0.73%) AIX
3 2 (0.73%) HPUX
3 2 (0.73%) Solaris
4 1 (0.36%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (71.53%) Business Intelligence
2 165 (60.22%) ETL
3 70 (25.55%) Dimensional Modelling
4 65 (23.72%) Data Modelling
5 60 (21.90%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (17.15%) Data Analysis
7 38 (13.87%) Inmon Methodology
8 28 (10.22%) Analytics
9 27 (9.85%) Performance Tuning
10 24 (8.76%) Data Management
11 18 (6.57%) Unit Testing
11 18 (6.57%) Master Data Management
12 17 (6.20%) User Stories
13 16 (5.84%) Project Management
13 16 (5.84%) Service Management
14 15 (5.47%) Data Governance
15 14 (5.11%) ITIL
16 13 (4.74%) E-Commerce
16 13 (4.74%) Migration
16 13 (4.74%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 173 (63.14%) SQL
2 75 (27.37%) T-SQL
3 31 (11.31%) PL/SQL
4 15 (5.47%) C#
5 11 (4.01%) Shell Script
6 9 (3.28%) Java
7 5 (1.82%) VB
7 5 (1.82%) VB.NET
8 4 (1.46%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
9 3 (1.09%) XPath
9 3 (1.09%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.09%) Perl
9 3 (1.09%) C++
10 2 (0.73%) C
10 2 (0.73%) VBScript
10 2 (0.73%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.73%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 2 (0.73%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (6.93%) Degree
2 7 (2.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.82%) MCTS
4 3 (1.09%) MCSA
5 2 (0.73%) MCSE
5 2 (0.73%) MCITP
6 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.39%) QA
2 11 (4.01%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.09%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.73%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (2.19%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.09%) Control-M
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 71 (25.91%) Oracle
2 66 (24.09%) Microsoft
3 48 (17.52%) Business Objects
4 41 (14.96%) Cognos
5 31 (11.31%) Tableau
6 22 (8.03%) SAP
7 21 (7.66%) Informatica
8 15 (5.47%) Teradata
9 13 (4.74%) Ab Initio
10 9 (3.28%) IBM
11 7 (2.55%) MicroStrategy
12 6 (2.19%) Lattice Semiconductor
13 5 (1.82%) Facebook
13 5 (1.82%) Twitter
13 5 (1.82%) Google
13 5 (1.82%) Netezza
14 4 (1.46%) TIBCO
15 3 (1.09%) Sun
15 3 (1.09%) Trillium
15 3 (1.09%) DataFlux
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