The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Star Schema
Rank 517 506 507
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Contract jobs citing Star Schema 63 64 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.57% 0.59% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 48 36
Average daily rate
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£388 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.62% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £321 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £523 £569
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-13.10% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.75
Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11119 10768 11675
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.11% 21.48% 20.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6895 6501 6857
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 £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 223 276
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.46 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.70 £51.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -4.76%

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 2014. 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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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 -12 55 £405 -5.81% 26
London -8 28 £425 -5.55% 9
Yorkshire - 13 £294 - 4
Leeds - 12 £294 - 3
West Yorkshire - 12 £294 - 4
City of London +20 7 £350 -25.92% 3
Scotland -4 6 £229 -37.80%
South East -14 5 £425 -32.40% 7
Edinburgh -14 5 £220 -48.31%
Reading -1 3 £425 -32.80% 1
Berkshire -5 3 £425 -32.80% 2
South West -30 3 £488 +32.20%
Manchester -4 2 £331 +0.37% 1
North West -10 2 £331 +0.37% 1
South Wales - 2 - -
Wales - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 £225 - 1
Warwickshire - 2 £225 -
Hampshire - 2 £440 - 2
Cardiff - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - - 3
Midlands - - - -
West Wales - - - -
Crawley - - - - 1
Derby - - - - 1
East Grinstead - - - -
Barrow-in-Furness - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 1
Bournemouth - - - -
Bracknell - - - -

Star Schema
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 91 (66.42%) Business Intelligence
2 87 (63.50%) Data Warehouse
2 87 (63.50%) SQL
3 78 (56.93%) ETL
4 70 (51.09%) SQL Server
5 67 (48.91%) Oracle
6 65 (47.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 52 (37.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 49 (35.77%) Kimball Methodology
9 44 (32.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 39 (28.47%) Data Modelling
11 36 (26.28%) Microsoft
12 35 (25.55%) SQL Server 2008
12 35 (25.55%) Agile Software Development
13 32 (23.36%) OLAP
13 32 (23.36%) Analytics
13 32 (23.36%) Inmon Methodology
14 31 (22.63%) Finance
15 30 (21.90%) MS Excel
16 28 (20.44%) XML
16 28 (20.44%) Business Objects
17 26 (18.98%) PL/SQL
18 23 (16.79%) Oracle Database
19 22 (16.06%) Dimensional Modelling
19 22 (16.06%) Informatica
20 21 (15.33%) T-SQL
20 21 (15.33%) Oracle OLAP
21 20 (14.60%) Cognos
21 20 (14.60%) Performance Tuning
21 20 (14.60%) Relational Database

Star Schema
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 9 (6.57%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.92%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (2.19%) SAS
Applications
1 30 (21.90%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.57%) PowerPivot
3 8 (5.84%) MS Office
3 8 (5.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (3.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.65%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.73%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.73%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.38%) FTP
1 6 (4.38%) HTTP
1 6 (4.38%) HTTPS
1 6 (4.38%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (63.50%) Data Warehouse
2 70 (51.09%) SQL Server
3 65 (47.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 52 (37.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 44 (32.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 35 (25.55%) SQL Server 2008
7 32 (23.36%) OLAP
8 23 (16.79%) Oracle Database
9 21 (15.33%) Oracle OLAP
10 20 (14.60%) Relational Database
10 20 (14.60%) Big Data
11 13 (9.49%) Oracle Database 11g
12 12 (8.76%) SQL Server 2012
13 11 (8.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 10 (7.30%) SQL Server 2005
14 10 (7.30%) RDBMS
15 9 (6.57%) Oracle Database 10g
15 9 (6.57%) Data Mart
15 9 (6.57%) Oracle BI EE
16 8 (5.84%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 7 (5.11%) ERwin
2 5 (3.65%) ClearCase
2 5 (3.65%) Selenium
3 4 (2.92%) Talend Open Studio
4 3 (2.19%) TortoiseSVN
4 3 (2.19%) RSpec
4 3 (2.19%) JBehave
4 3 (2.19%) Eclipse
4 3 (2.19%) JUnit
4 3 (2.19%) Subversion
4 3 (2.19%) Maven
4 3 (2.19%) Cucumber
4 3 (2.19%) Gradle
4 3 (2.19%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.19%) WATIR
5 2 (1.46%) LoadUI
5 2 (1.46%) Hudson
5 2 (1.46%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.46%) JIRA
5 2 (1.46%) JMeter
General
1 31 (22.63%) Finance
2 9 (6.57%) Banking
3 8 (5.84%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.92%) Marketing
5 3 (2.19%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.73%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.73%) Advertising
6 1 (0.73%) Publishing
6 1 (0.73%) Games
6 1 (0.73%) German Language
Job Titles
1 81 (59.12%) Developer
2 23 (16.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 19 (13.87%) ETL Developer
4 18 (13.14%) Analyst
5 15 (10.95%) Oracle Developer
6 13 (9.49%) Business Developer
7 12 (8.76%) SQL Developer
8 11 (8.03%) Consultant
8 11 (8.03%) Test Analyst
8 11 (8.03%) Architect
9 9 (6.57%) Tester
10 8 (5.84%) Data Analyst
11 7 (5.11%) Business Analyst
11 7 (5.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 7 (5.11%) Designer
11 7 (5.11%) Business Intelligence Architect
11 7 (5.11%) OBIEE Developer
12 6 (4.38%) Coordinator
13 5 (3.65%) Business Intelligence Consultant
13 5 (3.65%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (20.44%) XML
2 16 (11.68%) MDX
3 10 (7.30%) .NET
4 8 (5.84%) HTML
5 6 (4.38%) SOAP
5 6 (4.38%) Web Services
6 5 (3.65%) CSS
6 5 (3.65%) XHTML
7 4 (2.92%) Ajax
8 3 (2.19%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.46%) JSON
10 1 (0.73%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.95%) Data Integration
2 11 (8.03%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.38%) CMDB
4 4 (2.92%) Data Conversion
4 4 (2.92%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.92%) Freedom of Information
4 4 (2.92%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (2.92%) Freedom of Information Act
4 4 (2.92%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.46%) NHS
6 1 (0.73%) Online Games
6 1 (0.73%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 19 (13.87%) UNIX
2 8 (5.84%) Linux
3 5 (3.65%) Solaris
4 4 (2.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (66.42%) Business Intelligence
2 78 (56.93%) ETL
3 49 (35.77%) Kimball Methodology
4 39 (28.47%) Data Modelling
5 35 (25.55%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (23.36%) Analytics
6 32 (23.36%) Inmon Methodology
7 22 (16.06%) Dimensional Modelling
8 20 (14.60%) Performance Tuning
9 16 (11.68%) Migration
10 11 (8.03%) Data Analysis
10 11 (8.03%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (8.03%) Data Migration
11 10 (7.30%) Data Mapping
11 10 (7.30%) Unit Testing
12 7 (5.11%) Performance Improvement
12 7 (5.11%) Test Strategy
13 6 (4.38%) Data Management
14 5 (3.65%) User Acceptance Testing
14 5 (3.65%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 87 (63.50%) SQL
2 26 (18.98%) PL/SQL
3 21 (15.33%) T-SQL
4 14 (10.22%) C#
5 6 (4.38%) Java
6 5 (3.65%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.19%) Perl
7 3 (2.19%) Python
7 3 (2.19%) Groovy
8 2 (1.46%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.46%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 16 (11.68%) Degree
2 10 (7.30%) ISTQB
2 10 (7.30%) ISEB
3 2 (1.46%) HNC
3 2 (1.46%) HND
4 1 (0.73%) MCDBA
4 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.73%) MCITP
4 1 (0.73%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.73%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.65%) ISO 9001
1 5 (3.65%) TickIT
2 2 (1.46%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.19%) Control-M
1 3 (2.19%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (2.19%) Puppet
1 3 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 67 (48.91%) Oracle
2 36 (26.28%) Microsoft
3 28 (20.44%) Business Objects
4 22 (16.06%) Informatica
5 20 (14.60%) Cognos
6 6 (4.38%) Teradata
6 6 (4.38%) Netezza
6 6 (4.38%) Lattice Semiconductor
6 6 (4.38%) IBM
7 5 (3.65%) MicroStrategy
8 4 (2.92%) Talend
9 3 (2.19%) Perforce
9 3 (2.19%) Ab Initio
9 3 (2.19%) VMware
9 3 (2.19%) Greenplum
9 3 (2.19%) HP
10 1 (0.73%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.73%) Google
10 1 (0.73%) Red Gate
10 1 (0.73%) Facebook
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