The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Metadata Management
Rank 604 592 562
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -30
Contract jobs citing Metadata Management 21 24 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.043% 0.049%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.046% 0.057% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 15
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£400 £463 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £406 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £450 -
% change year-on-year
-13.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.00 -

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
45650 42374 39473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.94% 76.20% 74.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 29733 26205 24236
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1234 1151 1099
Average hourly rate £31.44 £23.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.78% -18.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 2015.

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 13 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 28 August 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 -17 16 £400 -13.51% 4
London +13 8 £450 -2.70% 2
South East -15 8 £394 -12.50%
Berkshire +1 6 £400 -
Scotland -4 3 £313 -
Glasgow +4 2 - -
Newbury - 2 £375 -
Surrey - 2 £388 -
City of London +4 1 £525 - 1
Reading - 1 £700 -
Wales - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - -

Metadata Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 22 (59.46%) ETL
2 20 (54.05%) Data Modelling
3 19 (51.35%) Finance
4 11 (29.73%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (29.73%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (29.73%) SQL
4 11 (29.73%) Data Management
5 9 (24.32%) Data Analysis
5 9 (24.32%) Oracle
5 9 (24.32%) Ab Initio
6 8 (21.62%) Teradata
6 8 (21.62%) Data Integration
6 8 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (18.92%) Informatica
7 7 (18.92%) UNIX
8 6 (16.22%) Configuration Management
8 6 (16.22%) Data Quality
9 5 (13.51%) Data Architecture
9 5 (13.51%) JIRA
9 5 (13.51%) IBM
9 5 (13.51%) SAP
9 5 (13.51%) XML
9 5 (13.51%) UML
10 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
10 4 (10.81%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (10.81%) Star Schema
10 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (10.81%) Data Security
10 4 (10.81%) Release Management
10 4 (10.81%) Dimensional Modelling

Metadata Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 3 (8.11%) SAS
2 2 (5.41%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Office
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (2.70%) ResourceLink
2 1 (2.70%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (29.73%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.81%) Star Schema
2 4 (10.81%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (8.11%) DataStage
4 2 (5.41%) Essbase
4 2 (5.41%) Data Mart
4 2 (5.41%) BODI
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.41%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.41%) BusinessObjects XI
4 2 (5.41%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.70%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.70%) Big Data
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) JIRA
2 1 (2.70%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (2.70%) ERwin
General
1 19 (51.35%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Retail
4 1 (2.70%) Advertising
4 1 (2.70%) Publishing
4 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Analyst
2 9 (24.32%) Developer
3 7 (18.92%) Architect
4 6 (16.22%) Data Analyst
5 5 (13.51%) Business Analyst
5 5 (13.51%) Designer
6 4 (10.81%) ETL Designer
6 4 (10.81%) ETL Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Lead Designer
7 3 (8.11%) Data Architect
7 3 (8.11%) Senior Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Lead Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Informatica Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Enterprise Architect
7 3 (8.11%) Senior Data Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Senior Informatica Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Enterprise Data Architect
8 2 (5.41%) SQL Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) XML
2 2 (5.41%) XSD
3 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Data Integration
1 8 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.11%) Mainframe
2 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.41%) Replication
3 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.41%) Credit Risk
3 2 (5.41%) Reference Data
3 2 (5.41%) Data Conversion
3 2 (5.41%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.70%) Market Risk
4 1 (2.70%) Animation
4 1 (2.70%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) UNIX
2 1 (2.70%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (59.46%) ETL
2 20 (54.05%) Data Modelling
3 11 (29.73%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (29.73%) Data Management
4 9 (24.32%) Data Analysis
5 6 (16.22%) Configuration Management
6 5 (13.51%) UML
6 5 (13.51%) Data Architecture
7 4 (10.81%) Dimensional Modelling
7 4 (10.81%) Release Management
7 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (10.81%) Data Security
7 4 (10.81%) Data Governance
7 4 (10.81%) Logical Data Model
8 3 (8.11%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (8.11%) Information Architecture
8 3 (8.11%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (8.11%) SDLC
8 3 (8.11%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (29.73%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) T-SQL
2 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
2 2 (5.41%) C
3 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Degree
2 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) Data Quality
2 2 (5.41%) COREP
2 2 (5.41%) FINREP
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Oracle
1 9 (24.32%) Ab Initio
2 8 (21.62%) Teradata
3 7 (18.92%) Informatica
4 5 (13.51%) IBM
4 5 (13.51%) SAP
5 3 (8.11%) Hyperion
6 2 (5.41%) Cognos
6 2 (5.41%) Sybase
6 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.70%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (2.70%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (2.70%) DataFlux
7 1 (2.70%) Talend