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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Metadata Management
Rank 581 572 522
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -50
Contract jobs citing Metadata Management 13 28 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.051% 0.076%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.031% 0.068% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 20 29
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£550 £455 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.87% +12.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £387 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £525 £350
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £23.15 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £23.15 -

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
42559 41264 35676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.38% 74.73% 73.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 26548 25722 21281
Average daily rate £415 £400 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1225 1158 1074
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.49 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 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 15 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 24 April 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 -9 8 £550 +32.53% 3
Scotland -2 5 £425 -19.04%
Glasgow - 4 £450 -
London -7 3 £550 +32.53% 1
Wiltshire - 2 £638 -
Swindon - 2 £638 -
South West - 2 £638 - 2
City of London +17 1 £550 +0.91%
North West -19 1 - -
South East - 1 £625 -
Manchester - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £625 -
West Midlands - 1 £400 -
Hampshire - 1 £625 -
Birmingham - 1 £400 -

Metadata Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 20 (68.97%) Data Modelling
2 18 (62.07%) Finance
3 13 (44.83%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (41.38%) Banking
4 12 (41.38%) Data Management
4 12 (41.38%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (41.38%) Logical Data Model
5 10 (34.48%) Data Governance
6 8 (27.59%) Data Quality
6 8 (27.59%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (27.59%) Data Integration
7 7 (24.14%) Data Architecture
7 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (24.14%) ETL
7 7 (24.14%) SQL
7 7 (24.14%) Master Data Management
8 6 (20.69%) Oracle
8 6 (20.69%) UML
8 6 (20.69%) Informatica
8 6 (20.69%) Change Management
8 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (17.24%) SAS
9 5 (17.24%) XML
9 5 (17.24%) Data Analysis
9 5 (17.24%) Degree
9 5 (17.24%) Analytics
10 4 (13.79%) Data Mapping
10 4 (13.79%) Physical Data Model
10 4 (13.79%) Kimball Methodology
10 4 (13.79%) Information Management

Metadata Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 5 (17.24%) SAS
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.45%) LiveLink
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Intranet
1 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (44.83%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (10.34%) Star Schema
2 3 (10.34%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.90%) Hadoop
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (3.45%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (3.45%) Big Data
4 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (3.45%) Data Mart
4 1 (3.45%) BODI
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) ERwin
2 1 (3.45%) XMLSpy
2 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (62.07%) Finance
2 12 (41.38%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Retail
3 2 (6.90%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.45%) Advertising
4 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.45%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Architect
2 11 (37.93%) Data Architect
3 8 (27.59%) Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Business Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Data Integration Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Integration Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Data Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Data Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Data Modeller
6 2 (6.90%) Business Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Data Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Data Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Data Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) XML
2 3 (10.34%) SOAP
3 1 (3.45%) HTML
3 1 (3.45%) CSS
3 1 (3.45%) HTML5
3 1 (3.45%) Java EE
3 1 (3.45%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (41.38%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (27.59%) Data Integration
3 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
4 3 (10.34%) Taxonomies
5 2 (6.90%) Reference Data
6 1 (3.45%) Algorithms
6 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
6 1 (3.45%) Data Conversion
6 1 (3.45%) Visualisation
6 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (68.97%) Data Modelling
2 12 (41.38%) Data Management
2 12 (41.38%) Logical Data Model
3 10 (34.48%) Data Governance
4 8 (27.59%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (24.14%) Data Architecture
5 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (24.14%) ETL
5 7 (24.14%) Master Data Management
6 6 (20.69%) UML
6 6 (20.69%) Change Management
6 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (17.24%) Data Analysis
7 5 (17.24%) Analytics
8 4 (13.79%) Data Mapping
8 4 (13.79%) Physical Data Model
8 4 (13.79%) Kimball Methodology
8 4 (13.79%) Information Management
8 4 (13.79%) Dimensional Modelling
9 3 (10.34%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.45%) MATLAB
3 1 (3.45%) Python
3 1 (3.45%) Java
3 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.45%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (27.59%) Data Quality
2 2 (6.90%) COREP
2 2 (6.90%) FINREP
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Control-M
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle
1 6 (20.69%) Informatica
2 4 (13.79%) IBM
3 3 (10.34%) BMC
3 3 (10.34%) Business Objects
4 2 (6.90%) GoldenSource
4 2 (6.90%) Cognos
4 2 (6.90%) Teradata
5 1 (3.45%) Kofax
5 1 (3.45%) OpenText
5 1 (3.45%) Ab Initio
5 1 (3.45%) Citrix
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.45%) SAP
5 1 (3.45%) DataFlux