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 24 August 2016 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Star Schema
Rank 589 620 545
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -75
Contract jobs citing Star Schema 72 42 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.072% 0.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.58% 0.31% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 25 56
Median daily rate £450 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £325 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £458 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £369 £303
% change year-on-year
+8.47% +21.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £57.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £57.75 -

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
12348 13612 12182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.65% 23.29% 21.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 8177 8894 7488
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 211 218 204
Median hourly rate £29.70 £30.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.99% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.18 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £52.17 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.76 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.81% +32.00%

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 24 August 2016.

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 29 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 24 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +33 69 £450 +9.09% 7
London +19 34 £500 +17.09% 5
Yorkshire - 13 £400 -
North Yorkshire - 11 £388 -
York - 10 £388 -
North West +20 7 £500 +15.60%
South West +16 7 £450 +16.12%
South East +10 6 £375 -
Macclesfield - 5 £500 -
Cheshire - 5 £500 -
Gloucestershire +12 4 £425 +9.67%
Milton Keynes - 4 £375 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £375 -
Cardiff +22 3 £313 -7.33%
South Wales +22 3 £313 -7.33%
Wales +18 3 £313 -7.33%
Berkshire -1 2 - -
Lancashire - 2 £334 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £425 -
Leeds - 2 £425 -
Gloucester - 2 £425 -
Preston - 2 £334 -
Wiltshire - 2 £675 -
City of London +27 1 £388 -6.06%
Croydon - 1 - -
Corsham - 1 £675 -
North East - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £400 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £400 -

Star Schema
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, 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 93 (67.39%) Data Warehouse
2 80 (57.97%) Data Modelling
3 72 (52.17%) ETL
4 60 (43.48%) SQL
5 52 (37.68%) Finance
5 52 (37.68%) Agile Software Development
6 49 (35.51%) Oracle
7 40 (28.99%) Business Intelligence
8 38 (27.54%) SQL Server
9 35 (25.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 32 (23.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 32 (23.19%) BusinessObjects
11 30 (21.74%) Kimball Methodology
12 29 (21.01%) Analytics
13 27 (19.57%) Data Analysis
14 26 (18.84%) Scrum
15 22 (15.94%) SOA
15 22 (15.94%) Data Structures
16 20 (14.49%) Informatica
16 20 (14.49%) Degree
17 19 (13.77%) Amazon AWS
17 19 (13.77%) PL/SQL
17 19 (13.77%) Java
17 19 (13.77%) Amazon Redshift
18 18 (13.04%) SAP
19 17 (12.32%) Data Integration
19 17 (12.32%) Talend Open Studio
19 17 (12.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 17 (12.32%) ERwin
19 17 (12.32%) Migration

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 8 (5.80%) Confluence
2 5 (3.62%) Apache Spark
3 4 (2.90%) SAS
4 2 (1.45%) Apache Pig
4 2 (1.45%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (7.25%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.90%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (2.17%) MS Office
4 1 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (5.07%) SAP MDM
2 5 (3.62%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (2.90%) SAP CRM
3 4 (2.90%) SAP hybris
4 3 (2.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.72%) CODA-Financials
5 1 (0.72%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (13.77%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (7.97%) Amazon Kinesis
2 11 (7.97%) Amazon S3
2 11 (7.97%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 8 (5.80%) GitHub
4 7 (5.07%) Veeva
5 2 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (67.39%) Data Warehouse
2 38 (27.54%) SQL Server
3 35 (25.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 32 (23.19%) BusinessObjects
4 32 (23.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (13.77%) Amazon Redshift
6 17 (12.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 16 (11.59%) MySQL
7 16 (11.59%) Relational Database
8 15 (10.87%) OLAP
8 15 (10.87%) PostgreSQL
9 14 (10.14%) Oracle Database
10 13 (9.42%) Oracle OLAP
11 12 (8.70%) Big Data
11 12 (8.70%) Hadoop
12 11 (7.97%) Oracle Database 12c
13 10 (7.25%) Snowflake Schema
14 9 (6.52%) IBM InfoSphere
15 8 (5.80%) DataStage
16 7 (5.07%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 17 (12.32%) ERwin
1 17 (12.32%) Talend Open Studio
2 13 (9.42%) Jenkins
2 13 (9.42%) JIRA
3 12 (8.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 12 (8.70%) Visual Studio
4 11 (7.97%) Oracle APEX
5 10 (7.25%) Maven
6 5 (3.62%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.17%) JUnit
7 3 (2.17%) PigUnit
7 3 (2.17%) PowerDesigner
7 3 (2.17%) PyUnit
7 3 (2.17%) RSpec
7 3 (2.17%) Selenium
8 2 (1.45%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.72%) Toad
General
1 52 (37.68%) Finance
2 12 (8.70%) Banking
3 7 (5.07%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (2.90%) Law
4 4 (2.90%) Marketing
5 3 (2.17%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.45%) Legal
6 2 (1.45%) Publishing
6 2 (1.45%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.72%) Back Office
7 1 (0.72%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.72%) Electronics
7 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.72%) Front Office
7 1 (0.72%) International Banking
7 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 63 (45.65%) Developer
2 23 (16.67%) Architect
2 23 (16.67%) Data Architect
2 23 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 19 (13.77%) Data Modeller
4 18 (13.04%) ETL Developer
5 17 (12.32%) Analyst
6 14 (10.14%) Senior Developer
7 11 (7.97%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 10 (7.25%) Data Analyst
9 9 (6.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 9 (6.52%) Consultant
9 9 (6.52%) Senior Data Modeller
9 9 (6.52%) Senior ETL Developer
10 8 (5.80%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
10 8 (5.80%) Database Developer
11 7 (5.07%) Senior Analyst
11 7 (5.07%) SQL BI Developer
11 7 (5.07%) Tester
12 6 (4.35%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.42%) Web Services
1 13 (9.42%) XML
2 11 (7.97%) REST
2 11 (7.97%) WSDL
2 11 (7.97%) XSD
3 10 (7.25%) MDX
4 2 (1.45%) Apache Tez
4 2 (1.45%) JSON
5 1 (0.72%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.72%) HTML
5 1 (0.72%) JDBC
5 1 (0.72%) ODBC
5 1 (0.72%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.94%) Data Structures
2 17 (12.32%) Data Integration
3 13 (9.42%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (8.70%) Management Information System
5 11 (7.97%) Computer Science
6 6 (4.35%) Market Risk
6 6 (4.35%) NHS
6 6 (4.35%) Visualisation
7 4 (2.90%) Social Network
8 3 (2.17%) Credit Risk
9 2 (1.45%) CESG
9 2 (1.45%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.72%) Blog
10 1 (0.72%) Clustering
10 1 (0.72%) Credit Derivative
10 1 (0.72%) Derivative
10 1 (0.72%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.72%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.17%) Linux
2 2 (1.45%) Android
2 2 (1.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (57.97%) Data Modelling
2 72 (52.17%) ETL
3 52 (37.68%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (28.99%) Business Intelligence
5 30 (21.74%) Kimball Methodology
6 29 (21.01%) Analytics
7 27 (19.57%) Data Analysis
8 26 (18.84%) Scrum
9 22 (15.94%) SOA
10 17 (12.32%) Mentoring
10 17 (12.32%) Migration
11 15 (10.87%) Data Management
12 14 (10.14%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (10.14%) Data Architecture
13 13 (9.42%) Business Analysis
13 13 (9.42%) Data Migration
13 13 (9.42%) Project Management
14 12 (8.70%) ETL Development
14 12 (8.70%) Logical Data Model
15 10 (7.25%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 60 (43.48%) SQL
2 19 (13.77%) Java
2 19 (13.77%) PL/SQL
3 13 (9.42%) T-SQL
4 8 (5.80%) C
5 6 (4.35%) Python
6 5 (3.62%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.90%) VB
8 2 (1.45%) ANSI SQL
9 1 (0.72%) C#
9 1 (0.72%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.72%) R
9 1 (0.72%) Scala
Qualifications
1 20 (14.49%) Degree
2 14 (10.14%) Security Cleared
3 11 (7.97%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.90%) HNC
4 4 (2.90%) HND
5 2 (1.45%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 2 (1.45%) CCSP
5 2 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.45%) CISM
5 2 (1.45%) CISSP
5 2 (1.45%) ISEB
5 2 (1.45%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.72%) MCITP
6 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.14%) Data Quality
2 11 (7.97%) QA
3 2 (1.45%) COBIT
3 2 (1.45%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.45%) ISO22301
4 1 (0.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (7.97%) Docker
2 8 (5.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (5.80%) Xen
3 2 (1.45%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (5.80%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (2.17%) Control-M
3 2 (1.45%) Oozie
4 1 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 49 (35.51%) Oracle
2 20 (14.49%) Informatica
3 18 (13.04%) SAP
4 17 (12.32%) Talend
5 16 (11.59%) Cognos
6 15 (10.87%) Microsoft
7 12 (8.70%) IBM
7 12 (8.70%) Teradata
8 10 (7.25%) Tableau
9 8 (5.80%) Citrix
9 8 (5.80%) VMware
10 7 (5.07%) Concur
10 7 (5.07%) Infor
10 7 (5.07%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (4.35%) Hyperion
11 6 (4.35%) MicroStrategy
12 4 (2.90%) hybris
13 2 (1.45%) Actuate
13 2 (1.45%) Chordiant
13 2 (1.45%) Vertica