The first table below looks at the demand for Metadata Management skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Metadata Management over the 3 months to 29 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 of the Processes & Methodologies 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Metadata Management
Rank 565 538 550
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +12
Contract jobs citing Metadata Management 24 25 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.049% 0.033%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.059% 0.067% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 11
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£525 £383 £503
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.25% -23.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £331 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £491 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £313 £563
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -44.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40453 37287 40858
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.06% 72.92% 70.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 25028 22615 23509
Average daily rate £400 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1155 1063 1447
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.84 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%

Metadata Management
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Metadata Management Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Metadata Management
Daily Rate Trend

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

Metadata Management Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Metadata Management
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Metadata Management within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Metadata Management Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Metadata Management
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Metadata Management Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Metadata Management
Top 23 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Metadata Management within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 23 £525 +37.25% 3
London -12 16 £550 +41.02% 1
City of London +21 4 £575 +32.18%
South East - 2 £500 - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 1
Glasgow - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
East of England - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Reading - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Wiltshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -

Metadata Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Metadata Management 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 Metadata Management.

1 33 (60.00%) Data Management
2 30 (54.55%) Data Modelling
3 19 (34.55%) SQL
4 18 (32.73%) Oracle
4 18 (32.73%) ETL
4 18 (32.73%) Data Architecture
5 17 (30.91%) Master Data Management
6 16 (29.09%) Business Intelligence
6 16 (29.09%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (23.64%) Microsoft
7 13 (23.64%) Data Integration
7 13 (23.64%) Data Quality
7 13 (23.64%) Big Data
8 12 (21.82%) Migration
8 12 (21.82%) Degree
9 11 (20.00%) Taxonomies
9 11 (20.00%) SharePoint
9 11 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 11 (20.00%) XML
10 10 (18.18%) ITIL
10 10 (18.18%) Information Management
10 10 (18.18%) Data Analysis
10 10 (18.18%) Relational Database
11 9 (16.36%) Data Governance
11 9 (16.36%) Enterprise Architecture
11 9 (16.36%) Data Migration
11 9 (16.36%) Informatica
11 9 (16.36%) MS Excel
12 8 (14.55%) RDBMS
12 8 (14.55%) Data Cleansing

Metadata Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Metadata Management 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 Metadata Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (10.91%) MS Project Server
2 6 (10.91%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (5.45%) SAS
4 1 (1.82%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.82%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (16.36%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.91%) MS Project
3 2 (3.64%) Stata
3 2 (3.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (29.09%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (23.64%) Big Data
3 11 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 10 (18.18%) Relational Database
5 8 (14.55%) RDBMS
6 7 (12.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (10.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (10.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
8 5 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (9.09%) Oracle ODI
8 5 (9.09%) Oracle Database
9 2 (3.64%) IBM InfoSphere
9 2 (3.64%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.82%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (1.82%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.82%) BODI
10 1 (1.82%) Star Schema
10 1 (1.82%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Talend Open Studio
2 4 (7.27%) ERwin
3 1 (1.82%) JIRA
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.82%) Toad
General
1 8 (14.55%) Banking
2 5 (9.09%) Finance
3 2 (3.64%) Advertising
3 2 (3.64%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Publishing
4 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (34.55%) Architect
1 19 (34.55%) Analyst
2 11 (20.00%) Data Analyst
3 10 (18.18%) Information Architect
4 8 (14.55%) Data Modeller
5 5 (9.09%) Business Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) Consultant
6 3 (5.45%) Data Architect
6 3 (5.45%) Technical Architect
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Banking Business Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Designer
7 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (3.64%) OBIEE Consultant
8 1 (1.82%) Oracle Consultant
8 1 (1.82%) Senior Architect
8 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Information Architect
8 1 (1.82%) Oracle BI Developer
8 1 (1.82%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.00%) XML
2 3 (5.45%) .NET
3 2 (3.64%) SOAP
3 2 (3.64%) XSL
4 1 (1.82%) UDDI
4 1 (1.82%) WSDL
4 1 (1.82%) Middleware
4 1 (1.82%) REST
4 1 (1.82%) Web Services
4 1 (1.82%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.64%) Data Integration
2 11 (20.00%) Taxonomies
3 5 (9.09%) Data Conversion
4 4 (7.27%) Management Information System
4 4 (7.27%) Reference Data
5 3 (5.45%) Video on Demand
6 2 (3.64%) IPTV
7 1 (1.82%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.82%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.82%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (60.00%) Data Management
2 30 (54.55%) Data Modelling
3 18 (32.73%) ETL
3 18 (32.73%) Data Architecture
4 17 (30.91%) Master Data Management
5 16 (29.09%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (21.82%) Migration
7 10 (18.18%) ITIL
7 10 (18.18%) Information Management
7 10 (18.18%) Data Analysis
8 9 (16.36%) Data Migration
8 9 (16.36%) Enterprise Architecture
8 9 (16.36%) Data Governance
9 8 (14.55%) Data Cleansing
9 8 (14.55%) Data Mapping
10 7 (12.73%) TOGAF
10 7 (12.73%) Validation
11 6 (10.91%) Service Delivery
12 5 (9.09%) Document Management
12 5 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (34.55%) SQL
2 3 (5.45%) Java
3 2 (3.64%) PL/SQL
3 2 (3.64%) C#
3 2 (3.64%) VB
4 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.82%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (21.82%) Degree
2 6 (10.91%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.64%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (23.64%) Data Quality
2 4 (7.27%) SLA
3 1 (1.82%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (32.73%) Oracle
2 13 (23.64%) Microsoft
3 9 (16.36%) Informatica
4 6 (10.91%) Talend
5 2 (3.64%) Akamai
5 2 (3.64%) Trillium
6 1 (1.82%) IBM
6 1 (1.82%) JBoss
6 1 (1.82%) Cognos
6 1 (1.82%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.82%) Teradata
6 1 (1.82%) GoldenSource