The table below looks at the statistics for Star Schema skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Star Schema over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Star Schema
UK
Rank 559 553 539
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -14
Contract jobs citing Star Schema 33 72 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.33% 0.63% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 51 29
Median daily rate £500 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £350 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £450 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £494 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+27.41% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
9960 11457 11110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.26% 22.97% 21.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 6654 7670 7275
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £384 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 218 163
Median hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.46 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.20 £54.53 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £26.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+41.50% -17.18%

Star Schema
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Star Schema as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Star Schema Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Star Schema
Daily Rate Trend

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

Star Schema Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Star Schema
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Star Schema within the UK over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

Star Schema Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Star Schema
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Star Schema Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Star Schema
Top 22 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Star Schema within the UK over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -12 32 £500 +17.64% 6
London -29 11 £500 +17.64% 3
Cheshire +28 6 £550 -
North West +22 6 £550 +46.66%
South East +17 6 £488 +14.70% 2
Macclesfield - 5 £550 -
Milton Keynes +7 4 £438 +2.94%
Buckinghamshire +4 4 £438 +2.94%
Derbyshire - 4 £125 -
East Midlands - 4 £125 - 1
City of London -7 3 £500 +25.00% 1
Alfreton - 3 £125 -
Hampshire +17 2 £488 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 £600 -
Cambridge - 2 £600 -
East of England - 2 £600 -
West Yorkshire +11 1 - -
Yorkshire +11 1 - -
Leeds +3 1 - -
Derby - 1 £136 -
Havant - 1 £488 -
Southampton - 1 - -

Star Schema
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Star Schema also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Star Schema.

1 52 (68.42%) Data Warehouse
2 50 (65.79%) SQL
3 49 (64.47%) ETL
4 41 (53.95%) Business Intelligence
5 38 (50.00%) Oracle
6 36 (47.37%) Data Modelling
7 33 (43.42%) Finance
8 31 (40.79%) SQL Server
9 29 (38.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 25 (32.89%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (28.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 20 (26.32%) Analytics
12 20 (26.32%) PL/SQL
13 17 (22.37%) OLAP
13 17 (22.37%) Relational Database
14 16 (21.05%) Data Analysis
15 15 (19.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 14 (18.42%) Informatica
17 13 (17.11%) Talend Open Studio
17 13 (17.11%) Talend
17 13 (17.11%) QA
17 13 (17.11%) Kimball Methodology
17 13 (17.11%) Performance Tuning
18 11 (14.47%) Data Mart
18 11 (14.47%) Data Quality
18 11 (14.47%) Cognos
18 11 (14.47%) Banking
18 11 (14.47%) Oracle Applications
19 10 (13.16%) Migration
19 10 (13.16%) Scrum

Star Schema
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (6.58%) SAS
2 4 (5.26%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (5.26%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.95%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 8 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.26%) MS Office
2 4 (5.26%) MS Project
2 4 (5.26%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (14.47%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (5.26%) Demantra
2 4 (5.26%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (1.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.32%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.95%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.95%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (68.42%) Data Warehouse
2 31 (40.79%) SQL Server
3 29 (38.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (28.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (22.37%) OLAP
5 17 (22.37%) Relational Database
6 15 (19.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (14.47%) Data Mart
8 10 (13.16%) Amazon Redshift
8 10 (13.16%) BusinessObjects
8 10 (13.16%) Oracle BI EE
8 10 (13.16%) Oracle OLAP
9 9 (11.84%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 9 (11.84%) Oracle Database
10 8 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
10 8 (10.53%) SAP Data Services
10 8 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (9.21%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (7.89%) Big Data
12 6 (7.89%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 13 (17.11%) Talend Open Studio
2 7 (9.21%) ERwin
3 4 (5.26%) JDeveloper
3 4 (5.26%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (3.95%) Selenium
5 2 (2.63%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.63%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.63%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.63%) JIRA
5 2 (2.63%) Maven
5 2 (2.63%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (2.63%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.32%) Toad
General
1 33 (43.42%) Finance
2 11 (14.47%) Banking
3 7 (9.21%) Retail
4 4 (5.26%) Manufacturing
4 4 (5.26%) Publishing
5 3 (3.95%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.63%) Advertising
6 2 (2.63%) Marketing
6 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.32%) Back Office
7 1 (1.32%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 36 (47.37%) Developer
2 15 (19.74%) SQL Developer
3 10 (13.16%) Consultant
4 8 (10.53%) Architect
5 7 (9.21%) Analyst
5 7 (9.21%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 7 (9.21%) Data Architect
5 7 (9.21%) PL/SQL Developer
6 6 (7.89%) Informatica Developer
6 6 (7.89%) SAP Developer
7 5 (6.58%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 5 (6.58%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 4 (5.26%) Applications Support
8 4 (5.26%) Applications Support Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) Development Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) Development Support Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) ETL Developer
8 4 (5.26%) OBIEE Developer
8 4 (5.26%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) Business Intelligence Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.16%) MDX
2 7 (9.21%) XML
3 6 (7.89%) .NET
4 3 (3.95%) SOAP
5 2 (2.63%) Apache Avro
5 2 (2.63%) ELK Stack
5 2 (2.63%) Kafka
5 2 (2.63%) Software Packaging
5 2 (2.63%) Spark Streaming
6 1 (1.32%) Apache Camel
6 1 (1.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.21%) Data Integration
2 7 (9.21%) Data Structures
2 7 (9.21%) Visualisation
3 6 (7.89%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.95%) CESG
4 3 (3.95%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.63%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.63%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.63%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (2.63%) Freedom of Information Act
5 2 (2.63%) Social Network
6 1 (1.32%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.32%) Derivative
6 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.26%) HPUX
1 4 (5.26%) Linux
1 4 (5.26%) Unix
1 4 (5.26%) Windows
1 4 (5.26%) Windows 7
1 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (2.63%) Android
2 2 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (64.47%) ETL
2 41 (53.95%) Business Intelligence
3 36 (47.37%) Data Modelling
4 25 (32.89%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (26.32%) Analytics
6 16 (21.05%) Data Analysis
7 13 (17.11%) Kimball Methodology
7 13 (17.11%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (13.16%) Migration
8 10 (13.16%) Scrum
9 9 (11.84%) Performance Monitoring
9 9 (11.84%) Test Scripting
10 7 (9.21%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (7.89%) Business Analysis
11 6 (7.89%) Data Architecture
11 6 (7.89%) ETL Development
11 6 (7.89%) Workflow
12 5 (6.58%) Data Analytics
12 5 (6.58%) Data Governance
12 5 (6.58%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (65.79%) SQL
2 20 (26.32%) PL/SQL
3 10 (13.16%) T-SQL
4 8 (10.53%) Java
5 4 (5.26%) C#
5 4 (5.26%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.95%) Python
7 2 (2.63%) C
7 2 (2.63%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 2 (2.63%) Perl
7 2 (2.63%) Ruby
7 2 (2.63%) Scala
8 1 (1.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (13.16%) Degree
2 5 (6.58%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.26%) HNC
3 4 (5.26%) HND
4 3 (3.95%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 3 (3.95%) CCSP
4 3 (3.95%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.95%) CISM
4 3 (3.95%) CISSP
5 1 (1.32%) ISEB
5 1 (1.32%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.11%) QA
2 11 (14.47%) Data Quality
3 3 (3.95%) COBIT
3 3 (3.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.95%) ISO22301
4 2 (2.63%) ISO 9001
4 2 (2.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.63%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (3.95%) Control-M
2 2 (2.63%) Grafana
2 2 (2.63%) Kibana
2 2 (2.63%) logstash
2 2 (2.63%) Nagios
Vendors
1 38 (50.00%) Oracle
2 14 (18.42%) Informatica
3 13 (17.11%) Talend
4 11 (14.47%) Cognos
5 9 (11.84%) SAP
6 7 (9.21%) Teradata
7 6 (7.89%) Hyperion
8 5 (6.58%) Microsoft
8 5 (6.58%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (3.95%) BMC
9 3 (3.95%) Embarcadero
9 3 (3.95%) IBM
9 3 (3.95%) Tableau
10 1 (1.32%) Capita
10 1 (1.32%) Cloudera