The table below looks at the statistics for Star 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 Star Schema over the 3 months to 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Star Schema
Rank 519 512 431
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -81
Contract jobs citing Star Schema 68 54 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.11% 0.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.61% 0.48% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 25 41
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£435 £425 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.35% +1.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £312 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Average hourly rate - - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £36.50

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
11170 11167 10267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.24% 22.00% 22.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 7174 6794 6161
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 191 228
Average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.30 £13.88 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.52%

Star Schema
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Star Schema within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 March 2015.

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 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Star Schema within the UK over the 3 months to 3 March 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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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 +16 68 £435 +2.35% 19
London +35 47 £464 +3.05% 11
South East -14 12 £420 -1.17% 2
City of London +14 9 £463 - 6
South West -14 2 £391 -
Hampshire -20 2 £423 -11.05%
Redhill - 2 - - 2
Croydon - 2 £500 -
Surrey - 2 - - 2
West Midlands -1 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - - - - 1
Wales - - - -
East Yorkshire - - - - 2
Warwickshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 3
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - - 1
South Wales - - - -
Hull - - - - 2
Leeds - - - - 1
Brighton - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - - 1
Northampton - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Warwick - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -

Star Schema
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Star 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 Star Schema.

1 119 (76.28%) Data Warehouse
2 101 (64.74%) ETL
3 87 (55.77%) SQL
4 85 (54.49%) Business Intelligence
5 77 (49.36%) Data Modelling
6 58 (37.18%) SQL Server
7 53 (33.97%) Agile Software Development
8 49 (31.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 47 (30.13%) Oracle
9 47 (30.13%) Kimball Methodology
10 32 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
11 31 (19.87%) Analytics
11 31 (19.87%) Microsoft
12 30 (19.23%) Finance
13 29 (18.59%) Performance Tuning
14 28 (17.95%) Tableau
14 28 (17.95%) OLAP
15 27 (17.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 26 (16.67%) PL/SQL
16 26 (16.67%) Informatica
17 23 (14.74%) MS Excel
18 22 (14.10%) UNIX
18 22 (14.10%) Linux
18 22 (14.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 21 (13.46%) T-SQL
20 20 (12.82%) Data Mapping
20 20 (12.82%) Inmon Methodology
21 19 (12.18%) Big Data
21 19 (12.18%) QlikView
21 19 (12.18%) SQL Server 2008

Star Schema
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Star 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 Star Schema. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (3.21%) Apache Pig
2 2 (1.28%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.64%) SAS
3 1 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.64%) CMS
3 1 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 23 (14.74%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.13%) MS Visio
3 5 (3.21%) PowerPivot
4 3 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.64%) MS Project
5 1 (0.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (4.49%) Oracle Financials
1 7 (4.49%) Oracle Payables
2 6 (3.85%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (1.28%) Summit
4 1 (0.64%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.64%) Demantra
4 1 (0.64%) JDE World
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.64%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.56%) SAN
2 1 (0.64%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (76.28%) Data Warehouse
2 58 (37.18%) SQL Server
3 49 (31.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 28 (17.95%) OLAP
5 27 (17.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 22 (14.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 19 (12.18%) QlikView
7 19 (12.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 19 (12.18%) Big Data
8 15 (9.62%) Snowflake Schema
9 14 (8.97%) Oracle Database
10 13 (8.33%) Data Mart
11 12 (7.69%) MySQL
12 11 (7.05%) SQL Server 2012
13 10 (6.41%) DB2
14 9 (5.77%) Hadoop
14 9 (5.77%) Oracle BI EE
15 8 (5.13%) Oracle Database 11g
15 8 (5.13%) BusinessObjects XI
15 8 (5.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (5.13%) ERwin
2 6 (3.85%) Talend Open Studio
3 5 (3.21%) JIRA
4 4 (2.56%) Toad
4 4 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (2.56%) PyUnit
4 4 (2.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (1.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 30 (19.23%) Finance
2 16 (10.26%) Banking
3 10 (6.41%) Retail
4 8 (5.13%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.92%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.28%) Games
6 2 (1.28%) French Language
7 1 (0.64%) Legal
7 1 (0.64%) International Banking
7 1 (0.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 93 (59.62%) Developer
2 25 (16.03%) Analyst
2 25 (16.03%) ETL Developer
3 20 (12.82%) SQL Developer
4 17 (10.90%) Consultant
5 14 (8.97%) Business Analyst
6 13 (8.33%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 11 (7.05%) Architect
7 11 (7.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 9 (5.77%) Data Consultant
8 9 (5.77%) Designer
9 7 (4.49%) Team Leader
10 6 (3.85%) Data Modeller
10 6 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 6 (3.85%) Systems Analyst
10 6 (3.85%) Database Developer
11 5 (3.21%) Data Warehouse Consultant
11 5 (3.21%) Integration Consultant
11 5 (3.21%) Microsoft Developer
11 5 (3.21%) Data Integration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.90%) XML
2 9 (5.77%) MDX
3 5 (3.21%) .NET
3 5 (3.21%) SOAP
4 4 (2.56%) JDBC
5 3 (1.92%) J2EE
6 2 (1.28%) Web Services
7 1 (0.64%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.64%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.64%) DAO
7 1 (0.64%) NHibernate
7 1 (0.64%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.64%) WCF
7 1 (0.64%) WF
7 1 (0.64%) GWT
7 1 (0.64%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.64%) ASP.NET MVC 2
7 1 (0.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (0.64%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 32 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (9.62%) Visualisation
3 11 (7.05%) Computer Science
3 11 (7.05%) Data Structures
4 10 (6.41%) Data Integration
5 5 (3.21%) Reference Data
5 5 (3.21%) Fixed Income
5 5 (3.21%) Equities
5 5 (3.21%) Derivative
5 5 (3.21%) Equity Derivative
6 4 (2.56%) Data Extraction
7 3 (1.92%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.92%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.92%) Freedom of Information Act
7 3 (1.92%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (1.28%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.28%) Online Games
8 2 (1.28%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.28%) AS400
9 1 (0.64%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (14.10%) UNIX
1 22 (14.10%) Linux
2 6 (3.85%) Windows
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (64.74%) ETL
2 85 (54.49%) Business Intelligence
3 77 (49.36%) Data Modelling
4 53 (33.97%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (30.13%) Kimball Methodology
6 31 (19.87%) Analytics
7 29 (18.59%) Performance Tuning
8 20 (12.82%) Inmon Methodology
8 20 (12.82%) Data Mapping
9 19 (12.18%) Data Analysis
10 15 (9.62%) Data Management
10 15 (9.62%) Requirements Analysis
10 15 (9.62%) Dimensional Modelling
11 12 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (7.05%) Project Management
12 11 (7.05%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (6.41%) Unit Testing
13 10 (6.41%) Test Strategy
13 10 (6.41%) Technical Analysis
14 9 (5.77%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 87 (55.77%) SQL
2 26 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 21 (13.46%) T-SQL
4 13 (8.33%) Perl
4 13 (8.33%) Java
4 13 (8.33%) Python
5 10 (6.41%) Shell Script
6 5 (3.21%) C#
7 2 (1.28%) C++
7 2 (1.28%) VB
7 2 (1.28%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
8 1 (0.64%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (0.64%) C
8 1 (0.64%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (10.26%) Degree
2 8 (5.13%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.49%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.28%) VCP4
5 1 (0.64%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.64%) MCP
5 1 (0.64%) ISEB
5 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.64%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.77%) Data Quality
2 8 (5.13%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.21%) HDFS
2 4 (2.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 4 (2.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (3.21%) Control-M
2 3 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.64%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 47 (30.13%) Oracle
2 31 (19.87%) Microsoft
3 28 (17.95%) Tableau
4 26 (16.67%) Informatica
5 15 (9.62%) Cognos
6 11 (7.05%) SAP
7 10 (6.41%) Greenplum
8 8 (5.13%) Business Objects
9 6 (3.85%) IBM
9 6 (3.85%) Talend
10 5 (3.21%) BMC
11 4 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (2.56%) Ab Initio
11 4 (2.56%) Teradata
11 4 (2.56%) Sybase
11 4 (2.56%) Netezza
11 4 (2.56%) Lattice Semiconductor
12 3 (1.92%) JD Edwards
13 2 (1.28%) Perforce
14 1 (0.64%) Google
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