The table below looks at the statistics for Snowflake Schema skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Snowflake Schema over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Snowflake Schema
Rank 616 598 585
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -13
Contract jobs citing Snowflake Schema 10 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.027% 0.006%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.088% 0.12% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 2
Average daily rate £388 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £284 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £645 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £333 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.25% -16.87%
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 Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11419 11340 11451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.20% 21.90% 23.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 7676 7338 6934
Average daily rate £425 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 174 234
Average hourly rate £34.00 £30.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £15.00 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £48.25 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

Snowflake Schema
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Snowflake Schema within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Snowflake Schema Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Snowflake Schema
Daily Rate Trend

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

Snowflake Schema Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Snowflake Schema
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Snowflake Schema within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Snowflake Schema Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Snowflake Schema
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Snowflake Schema within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -7 10 £388 +6.89%
London +8 5 £403 -21.07%
Manchester - 2 - -
Croydon - 2 £403 -
North West - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 £389 -
City of London +34 1 £525 +61.53%
South West - 1 £318 -
Rugby - 1 £438 -
Warwickshire - 1 £438 -
Wiltshire - 1 £318 -

Snowflake Schema
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Snowflake Schema 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 Snowflake Schema.

1 12 (75.00%) SQL
2 11 (68.75%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (68.75%) Star Schema
3 10 (62.50%) ETL
4 9 (56.25%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (43.75%) Data Modelling
6 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
7 5 (31.25%) PL/SQL
7 5 (31.25%) Oracle
7 5 (31.25%) Informatica
7 5 (31.25%) Finance
7 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
8 4 (25.00%) OLAP
8 4 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
9 3 (18.75%) Analytics
9 3 (18.75%) Digital Media
9 3 (18.75%) New Media
9 3 (18.75%) Big Data
9 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
9 3 (18.75%) Data Structures
9 3 (18.75%) Web Services
9 3 (18.75%) SAS
9 3 (18.75%) Unix
9 3 (18.75%) Python
9 3 (18.75%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (18.75%) PowerMart
9 3 (18.75%) SPSS
9 3 (18.75%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (18.75%) Oracle OLAP

Snowflake Schema
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Snowflake Schema 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 Snowflake Schema. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (18.75%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) SPSS
2 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (68.75%) Star Schema
2 9 (56.25%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (25.00%) OLAP
6 3 (18.75%) Big Data
6 3 (18.75%) NoSQL
6 3 (18.75%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (18.75%) Oracle OLAP
6 3 (18.75%) PowerMart
6 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
7 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
7 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (12.50%) Oracle OWB
7 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (6.25%) Data Mart
8 1 (6.25%) QlikView
8 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) ERwin
1 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (6.25%) Toad
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Data Modeller
4 3 (18.75%) Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (18.75%) ETL Developer
4 3 (18.75%) OBIEE Developer
4 3 (18.75%) SQL BI Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Data Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Informatica Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Informatica ETL Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Business Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior SQL Developer
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Tableau Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Avro
2 1 (6.25%) JSON
2 1 (6.25%) XML
2 1 (6.25%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Data Structures
1 3 (18.75%) Digital Media
1 3 (18.75%) New Media
1 3 (18.75%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (62.50%) ETL
3 7 (43.75%) Data Modelling
4 4 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
4 4 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) Analytics
5 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (18.75%) Predictive Analytics
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.25%) Data Mapping
6 1 (6.25%) TDD
6 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
6 1 (6.25%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (6.25%) UML
6 1 (6.25%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) PL/SQL
3 3 (18.75%) Python
3 3 (18.75%) R
4 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.25%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Informatica
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) Tableau
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) Guidewire