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 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Star Schema
UK
Rank 576 561 547
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -14
Contract jobs citing Star Schema 32 67 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.32% 0.58% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 53 35
Median daily rate £399 £425 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.17% -2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £350 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
-48.38% -3.12%
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
10151 11624 11695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.35% 22.35% 22.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6884 7823 7554
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 204 167
Median hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £32.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +9.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £60.62 £50.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -

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 February 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 24 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 February 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 +13 29 £450 +5.26% 12
London -3 10 £457 +3.86% 5
South East +23 5 £488 +15.79% 3
Derbyshire - 4 £125 -
East Midlands - 4 £125 - 1
North West +22 3 £588 +56.66%
East of England - 3 £600 - 1
Berkshire - 3 - -
Alfreton - 3 £125 -
Cheshire +27 2 £588 -
West Yorkshire +22 2 £413 +10.00% 1
Yorkshire +19 2 £413 - 1
Hampshire - 2 £488 - 3
Cambridge - 2 £600 -
Macclesfield - 2 £588 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £600 -
Leeds +7 1 - - 1
City of London -13 1 - -
Derby - 1 £136 -
Havant - 1 £488 -
Southampton - 1 - -
Huddersfield - 1 £413 -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 - -

Star Schema
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 42 (61.76%) SQL
1 42 (61.76%) Business Intelligence
2 39 (57.35%) ETL
2 39 (57.35%) Data Warehouse
3 33 (48.53%) Oracle
4 32 (47.06%) Data Modelling
5 29 (42.65%) SQL Server
6 28 (41.18%) Finance
7 27 (39.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 19 (27.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 18 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (25.00%) Analytics
11 15 (22.06%) Kimball Methodology
11 15 (22.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 13 (19.12%) Migration
12 13 (19.12%) PL/SQL
13 12 (17.65%) OLAP
13 12 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
13 12 (17.65%) Relational Database
14 11 (16.18%) SQL Server 2012
14 11 (16.18%) Talend
14 11 (16.18%) Talend Open Studio
14 11 (16.18%) Banking
15 10 (14.71%) Informatica
15 10 (14.71%) Data Mart
15 10 (14.71%) Dimensional Modelling
15 10 (14.71%) Oracle Database
16 9 (13.24%) Big Data
16 9 (13.24%) Amazon AWS
16 9 (13.24%) Cognos

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 4 (5.88%) Oracle Workflow
1 4 (5.88%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (4.41%) Apache Spark
2 3 (4.41%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.94%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.29%) MS Visio
3 4 (5.88%) MS Office
3 4 (5.88%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (11.76%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (5.88%) Demantra
2 4 (5.88%) Oracle 11i
2 4 (5.88%) SnowdropKCS
3 3 (4.41%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.24%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (4.41%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (57.35%) Data Warehouse
2 29 (42.65%) SQL Server
3 27 (39.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (27.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (22.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (17.65%) OLAP
6 12 (17.65%) Relational Database
7 11 (16.18%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (14.71%) Data Mart
8 10 (14.71%) Oracle Database
9 9 (13.24%) Big Data
10 8 (11.76%) Amazon Redshift
10 8 (11.76%) Oracle BI EE
11 7 (10.29%) Oracle Reports
11 7 (10.29%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (8.82%) DataStage
12 6 (8.82%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 5 (7.35%) Data Mining
13 5 (7.35%) Power BI
13 5 (7.35%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (16.18%) Talend Open Studio
2 6 (8.82%) ERwin
3 4 (5.88%) JDeveloper
3 4 (5.88%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (4.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.94%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.47%) SpecFlow
General
1 28 (41.18%) Finance
2 11 (16.18%) Banking
3 8 (11.76%) Retail
4 5 (7.35%) Investment Banking
4 5 (7.35%) Marketing
5 4 (5.88%) Manufacturing
5 4 (5.88%) Publishing
6 2 (2.94%) Advertising
6 2 (2.94%) Front Office
6 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.47%) Back Office
7 1 (1.47%) Legal
7 1 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 32 (47.06%) Developer
2 11 (16.18%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 11 (16.18%) SQL Developer
3 9 (13.24%) Architect
4 8 (11.76%) Analyst
4 8 (11.76%) Data Architect
5 5 (7.35%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 4 (5.88%) Applications Support
6 4 (5.88%) Applications Support Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 4 (5.88%) Consultant
6 4 (5.88%) Data Warehouse Architect
6 4 (5.88%) Development Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Development Support Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) ETL Developer
6 4 (5.88%) Informatica Developer
6 4 (5.88%) PL/SQL Developer
6 4 (5.88%) SAP Developer
6 4 (5.88%) Security Specialist
6 4 (5.88%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.29%) MDX
1 7 (10.29%) XML
2 6 (8.82%) .NET
3 3 (4.41%) SOAP
4 2 (2.94%) Apache Avro
4 2 (2.94%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (2.94%) Kafka
4 2 (2.94%) Software Packaging
4 2 (2.94%) Spark Streaming
5 1 (1.47%) Apache Camel
5 1 (1.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.35%) Data Structures
2 5 (7.35%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.88%) CESG
3 4 (5.88%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.94%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.94%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (2.94%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (2.94%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (1.47%) Derivative
5 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.47%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.82%) Linux
2 4 (5.88%) HPUX
2 4 (5.88%) Unix
2 4 (5.88%) Windows
2 4 (5.88%) Windows 7
2 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (61.76%) Business Intelligence
2 39 (57.35%) ETL
3 32 (47.06%) Data Modelling
4 18 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (25.00%) Analytics
6 15 (22.06%) Kimball Methodology
7 13 (19.12%) Migration
8 12 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (14.71%) Dimensional Modelling
10 8 (11.76%) Data Analysis
10 8 (11.76%) Data Integration
10 8 (11.76%) Visualisation
11 7 (10.29%) Performance Monitoring
11 7 (10.29%) Scrum
11 7 (10.29%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (10.29%) Test Scripting
12 6 (8.82%) Data Architecture
12 6 (8.82%) Data Governance
12 6 (8.82%) Data Migration
13 5 (7.35%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 42 (61.76%) SQL
2 13 (19.12%) PL/SQL
3 7 (10.29%) C#
3 7 (10.29%) T-SQL
4 6 (8.82%) Java
5 4 (5.88%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.41%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 3 (4.41%) Python
6 3 (4.41%) R
7 2 (2.94%) Perl
7 2 (2.94%) Ruby
7 2 (2.94%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (8.82%) Degree
1 6 (8.82%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.88%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 4 (5.88%) CCSP
2 4 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (5.88%) CISM
2 4 (5.88%) CISSP
3 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.29%) Data Quality
1 7 (10.29%) QA
2 4 (5.88%) COBIT
2 4 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (5.88%) ISO22301
3 2 (2.94%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) Control-M
2 2 (2.94%) Grafana
2 2 (2.94%) Kibana
2 2 (2.94%) logstash
2 2 (2.94%) Nagios
Vendors
1 33 (48.53%) Oracle
2 11 (16.18%) Talend
3 10 (14.71%) Informatica
4 9 (13.24%) Cognos
5 7 (10.29%) Microsoft
6 6 (8.82%) SAP
6 6 (8.82%) Tableau
7 4 (5.88%) Hyperion
7 4 (5.88%) Teradata
8 3 (4.41%) Adobe
8 3 (4.41%) BMC
8 3 (4.41%) Cisco
8 3 (4.41%) Embarcadero
8 3 (4.41%) IBM
9 2 (2.94%) Lavastorm
10 1 (1.47%) Cloudera
10 1 (1.47%) MicroStrategy
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