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 30 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
The Kimball Lifecycle
Rank 461 388 476
Rank change year-on-year
-73 +88
Contract jobs citing Kimball Methodology 140 186 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.36% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.49% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 122 69
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£400 £413 £371
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +11.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £335 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.62% -
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
42805 38338 38752
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.63% 74.18% 71.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 27653 23841 22623
Average daily rate £415 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.13% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1170 1158 1420
Average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -10.71%
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 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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 30 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 30 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 -74 122 £423 -0.58% 34
London -11 69 £425 -5.55% 16
South East -45 27 £450 +2.27% 4
City of London +14 19 £443 +2.57% 5
Scotland +9 10 £350 -6.66% 1
Edinburgh +2 9 £350 -6.66% 1
Berkshire +2 8 £380 +19.21%
East of England -14 8 £375 -6.25% 1
South West -37 8 £338 -10.00% 5
Cardiff -20 5 £325 -18.75% 2
South Wales -23 5 £325 -18.75% 3
Wales -35 5 £325 -18.75% 3
Surrey - 4 £475 - 1
Reading +16 3 £380 +3.05%
Cobham - 3 £450 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 3 £300 -
Bristol -23 2 £325 -13.33% 1
Luton - 2 £438 -
Bournemouth - 2 £423 - 1
Dorset - 2 £423 - 1
Bedfordshire - 2 £438 -
Yorkshire - 2 £420 - 5
Manchester -12 1 £325 -1.51%
West Midlands -17 1 - - 1
North West -18 1 £325 -21.21%
Essex -22 1 £375 -9.09% 1
Cambridge - 1 £300 -
Glasgow - 1 £325 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £525 - 5
Wiltshire - 1 - -

Kimball Methodology
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 216 (78.83%) Data Warehouse
2 201 (73.36%) Business Intelligence
3 173 (63.14%) SQL
4 164 (59.85%) ETL
5 143 (52.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 137 (50.00%) SQL Server
7 80 (29.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 79 (28.83%) Finance
9 75 (27.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 75 (27.37%) T-SQL
10 71 (25.91%) Dimensional Modelling
11 69 (25.18%) Oracle
12 67 (24.45%) Data Modelling
13 61 (22.26%) Microsoft
14 58 (21.17%) SQL Server 2008
15 57 (20.80%) Agile Software Development
16 50 (18.25%) Business Objects
17 49 (17.88%) OLAP
17 49 (17.88%) MS Excel
18 47 (17.15%) Data Analysis
19 41 (14.96%) Cognos
20 40 (14.60%) Star Schema
21 38 (13.87%) Inmon Methodology
22 36 (13.14%) Tableau
23 35 (12.77%) PL/SQL
24 33 (12.04%) MDX
25 30 (10.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
25 30 (10.95%) Analytics
26 29 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
27 26 (9.49%) Data Management

Kimball Methodology
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 10 (3.65%) SharePoint
1 10 (3.65%) SAS
2 3 (1.09%) Tomcat
2 3 (1.09%) IIS
3 2 (0.73%) Apache
3 2 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.36%) CMS
4 1 (0.36%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 49 (17.88%) MS Excel
2 16 (5.84%) PowerPivot
3 7 (2.55%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (1.82%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (5.84%) 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
1 216 (78.83%) Data Warehouse
2 143 (52.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 137 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 80 (29.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 75 (27.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 58 (21.17%) SQL Server 2008
7 49 (17.88%) OLAP
8 40 (14.60%) Star Schema
9 30 (10.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 24 (8.76%) ProClarity
10 24 (8.76%) SQL Server 2012
10 24 (8.76%) Relational Database
11 22 (8.03%) Data Mart
11 22 (8.03%) SAP Data Services
12 19 (6.93%) Big Data
12 19 (6.93%) OLAP Cube
13 18 (6.57%) Cognos Report Studio
13 18 (6.57%) Cognos Framework Manager
14 17 (6.20%) Cognos Transformer
14 17 (6.20%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 15 (5.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 14 (5.11%) ERwin
3 11 (4.01%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.73%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.36%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.36%) JIRA
5 1 (0.36%) PowerDesigner
General
1 79 (28.83%) Finance
2 17 (6.20%) Banking
3 16 (5.84%) Retail
4 15 (5.47%) Marketing
5 7 (2.55%) Games
6 6 (2.19%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.19%) Publishing
7 3 (1.09%) Advertising
7 3 (1.09%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.73%) Legal
9 1 (0.36%) German Language
9 1 (0.36%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.36%) Law
9 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 156 (56.93%) Developer
2 66 (24.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 57 (20.80%) Analyst
4 35 (12.77%) Consultant
5 32 (11.68%) SQL Developer
6 30 (10.95%) Business Analyst
7 25 (9.12%) Architect
8 24 (8.76%) Business Developer
9 23 (8.39%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 23 (8.39%) Data Analyst
10 19 (6.93%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 18 (6.57%) ETL Developer
12 17 (6.20%) Business Intelligence Consultant
13 13 (4.74%) Data Consultant
13 13 (4.74%) Cognos Developer
14 10 (3.65%) SQL Server Developer
15 9 (3.28%) Oracle Developer
15 9 (3.28%) Business Consultant
15 9 (3.28%) Solutions Architect
16 8 (2.92%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (12.04%) MDX
2 16 (5.84%) .NET
3 13 (4.74%) XML
4 7 (2.55%) Web Services
5 4 (1.46%) HTML
6 2 (0.73%) CSS
6 2 (0.73%) JSP
6 2 (0.73%) SOAP
6 2 (0.73%) Middleware
6 2 (0.73%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.73%) jQuery
7 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.36%) REST
7 1 (0.36%) WCF
7 1 (0.36%) WPF
7 1 (0.36%) MSMQ
7 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.93%) Data Integration
3 11 (4.01%) Visualisation
4 8 (2.92%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.19%) Replication
5 6 (2.19%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.09%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.09%) Data Conversion
6 3 (1.09%) Hedge funds
6 3 (1.09%) Online Games
7 2 (0.73%) NHS
7 2 (0.73%) AS400
7 2 (0.73%) Neural Network
7 2 (0.73%) Clustering
8 1 (0.36%) Open Source
8 1 (0.36%) FMCG
8 1 (0.36%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.36%) Freedom of Information Act
8 1 (0.36%) Credit Risk
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
1 201 (73.36%) Business Intelligence
2 164 (59.85%) ETL
3 71 (25.91%) Dimensional Modelling
4 67 (24.45%) Data Modelling
5 57 (20.80%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (17.15%) Data Analysis
7 38 (13.87%) Inmon Methodology
8 30 (10.95%) Analytics
9 26 (9.49%) Data Management
10 24 (8.76%) Performance Tuning
11 19 (6.93%) Master Data Management
12 18 (6.57%) Unit Testing
13 17 (6.20%) User Stories
14 15 (5.47%) Data Architecture
14 15 (5.47%) Project Management
15 14 (5.11%) Data Governance
16 13 (4.74%) Migration
16 13 (4.74%) Service Management
17 12 (4.38%) Configuration Management
17 12 (4.38%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 173 (63.14%) SQL
2 75 (27.37%) T-SQL
3 35 (12.77%) PL/SQL
4 14 (5.11%) 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%) C++
9 3 (1.09%) Perl
10 2 (0.73%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.73%) C
10 2 (0.73%) VBScript
10 2 (0.73%) Python
10 2 (0.73%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.36%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 18 (6.57%) 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 22 (8.03%) QA
2 12 (4.38%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.09%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.36%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (2.19%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (0.73%) Control-M
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 69 (25.18%) Oracle
2 61 (22.26%) Microsoft
3 50 (18.25%) Business Objects
4 41 (14.96%) Cognos
5 36 (13.14%) Tableau
6 24 (8.76%) SAP
7 19 (6.93%) Informatica
8 14 (5.11%) 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%) Datanomic
15 3 (1.09%) DataFlux
15 3 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
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