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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Star Schema
Rank 580 587 550
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -37
Contract jobs citing Star Schema 40 70 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.36% 0.55% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 41 51
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £538 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
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
11098 12804 12253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.44% 23.13% 21.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 7354 8542 8101
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 £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 193 190
Median hourly rate £38.00 £25.44 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.37% -15.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.75 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.75 £31.40
% change year-on-year
+47.57% -17.99%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 -21 38 £425 - 12
London -34 16 £470 +10.52% 4
South East +22 9 £375 -11.76% 2
Milton Keynes +16 6 £375 -11.76%
Buckinghamshire +15 6 £375 -11.76%
North West +5 5 £525 +47.36% 3
Cheshire +11 4 £550 +37.50% 3
City of London -6 4 £513 -3.52% 1
Macclesfield +3 3 £550 - 2
West Midlands -8 2 £373 -21.57%
Berkshire - 2 - -
Staffordshire - 2 £373 -
Yorkshire - 2 £375 - 1
East Midlands - 2 £123 - 1
Alfreton - 2 £123 -
Lichfield - 2 £373 -
Derbyshire - 2 £123 - 1
Hampshire +20 1 - -
South West +8 1 £375 -25.00%
Wales - 1 £538 -
Liverpool - 1 £350 -
Merseyside - 1 £350 -
Newport - 1 £538 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £375 -
South Wales - 1 £538 -
Humberside - 1 £375 -
Reading - 1 - -
Gloucester - 1 £375 -
Southampton - 1 - -

Star Schema
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 74 (69.16%) Data Warehouse
2 70 (65.42%) ETL
3 69 (64.49%) SQL
4 59 (55.14%) Oracle
5 50 (46.73%) Data Modelling
6 46 (42.99%) Business Intelligence
7 43 (40.19%) SQL Server
8 40 (37.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 36 (33.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 36 (33.64%) Finance
10 33 (30.84%) Analytics
11 30 (28.04%) PL/SQL
12 29 (27.10%) Agile Software Development
13 28 (26.17%) Informatica
14 27 (25.23%) BusinessObjects
14 27 (25.23%) Kimball Methodology
15 24 (22.43%) Relational Database
16 23 (21.50%) Data Analysis
17 22 (20.56%) OLAP
18 19 (17.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 18 (16.82%) Data Structures
20 16 (14.95%) Oracle Database
20 16 (14.95%) Oracle OLAP
20 16 (14.95%) Cognos
21 15 (14.02%) Scrum
21 15 (14.02%) Teradata
21 15 (14.02%) QA
22 14 (13.08%) MDX
22 14 (13.08%) Banking
22 14 (13.08%) Performance Tuning

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 6 (5.61%) Apache Spark
2 5 (4.67%) SAS
3 2 (1.87%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.87%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (1.87%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (9.35%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.80%) MS Office
2 3 (2.80%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.80%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.87%) MS Project
4 1 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (10.28%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (2.80%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (1.87%) Demantra
3 2 (1.87%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.93%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.21%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.80%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (69.16%) Data Warehouse
2 43 (40.19%) SQL Server
3 40 (37.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 36 (33.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 27 (25.23%) BusinessObjects
6 24 (22.43%) Relational Database
7 22 (20.56%) OLAP
8 19 (17.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 16 (14.95%) Oracle Database
9 16 (14.95%) Oracle OLAP
10 13 (12.15%) Big Data
11 12 (11.21%) Amazon Redshift
11 12 (11.21%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 12 (11.21%) Hadoop
12 11 (10.28%) Oracle BI EE
12 11 (10.28%) Oracle Database 12c
13 10 (9.35%) Data Mart
13 10 (9.35%) DataStage
13 10 (9.35%) Essbase
13 10 (9.35%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 13 (12.15%) Talend Open Studio
2 12 (11.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 12 (11.21%) Visual Studio
3 11 (10.28%) ERwin
3 11 (10.28%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (2.80%) JIRA
4 3 (2.80%) Selenium
5 2 (1.87%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.87%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.87%) JDeveloper
5 2 (1.87%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.87%) Maven
5 2 (1.87%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.93%) Toad
General
1 36 (33.64%) Finance
2 14 (13.08%) Banking
3 4 (3.74%) Retail
4 3 (2.80%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.87%) Advertising
5 2 (1.87%) Back Office
5 2 (1.87%) Law
5 2 (1.87%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.87%) Marketing
5 2 (1.87%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.87%) Publishing
5 2 (1.87%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.93%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 59 (55.14%) Developer
2 21 (19.63%) SQL Developer
3 13 (12.15%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 12 (11.21%) Architect
4 12 (11.21%) Consultant
5 11 (10.28%) Data Architect
6 10 (9.35%) ETL Developer
6 10 (9.35%) Informatica Developer
6 10 (9.35%) PL/SQL Developer
7 9 (8.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 8 (7.48%) Analyst
8 8 (7.48%) OBIEE Developer
8 8 (7.48%) SAP Developer
9 7 (6.54%) Database Developer
10 5 (4.67%) Applications Developer
10 5 (4.67%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 5 (4.67%) Hyperion Developer
10 5 (4.67%) Senior Developer
11 4 (3.74%) Lead Developer
11 4 (3.74%) Senior Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.08%) MDX
2 6 (5.61%) XML
3 4 (3.74%) .NET
4 3 (2.80%) SOAP
5 2 (1.87%) Apache Avro
5 2 (1.87%) ELK Stack
5 2 (1.87%) Kafka
5 2 (1.87%) Spark Streaming
5 2 (1.87%) Web Services
6 1 (0.93%) Apache Camel
6 1 (0.93%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.82%) Data Structures
2 13 (12.15%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (8.41%) Data Integration
3 9 (8.41%) Management Information System
4 7 (6.54%) Visualisation
5 4 (3.74%) Social Network
6 3 (2.80%) CESG
6 3 (2.80%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.80%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.87%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.87%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.87%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (1.87%) Freedom of Information Act
8 1 (0.93%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.93%) Derivative
8 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.67%) Linux
2 2 (1.87%) Android
2 2 (1.87%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.87%) HPUX
2 2 (1.87%) Unix
2 2 (1.87%) Windows
2 2 (1.87%) Windows 7
2 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (65.42%) ETL
2 50 (46.73%) Data Modelling
3 46 (42.99%) Business Intelligence
4 33 (30.84%) Analytics
5 29 (27.10%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (25.23%) Kimball Methodology
7 23 (21.50%) Data Analysis
8 15 (14.02%) Scrum
9 14 (13.08%) Performance Tuning
10 12 (11.21%) ETL Development
10 12 (11.21%) Migration
11 10 (9.35%) Performance Monitoring
11 10 (9.35%) Project Management
12 9 (8.41%) Data Analytics
12 9 (8.41%) Performance Management
12 9 (8.41%) Test Scripting
13 8 (7.48%) Data Architecture
13 8 (7.48%) Data Management
13 8 (7.48%) Mentoring
13 8 (7.48%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 69 (64.49%) SQL
2 30 (28.04%) PL/SQL
3 13 (12.15%) T-SQL
4 9 (8.41%) Java
5 8 (7.48%) C
6 6 (5.61%) Python
7 4 (3.74%) C#
8 3 (2.80%) Scala
8 3 (2.80%) VB
9 2 (1.87%) ANSI SQL
9 2 (1.87%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.87%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 2 (1.87%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.87%) Perl
9 2 (1.87%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (10.28%) Degree
2 4 (3.74%) HNC
2 4 (3.74%) HND
3 3 (2.80%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 3 (2.80%) CCSP
3 3 (2.80%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.80%) CISM
3 3 (2.80%) CISSP
3 3 (2.80%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.93%) ISEB
4 1 (0.93%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (14.02%) QA
2 12 (11.21%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.80%) COBIT
3 3 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.80%) ISO22301
4 2 (1.87%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.87%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.93%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.87%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 6 (5.61%) Control-M
2 2 (1.87%) Grafana
2 2 (1.87%) Kibana
2 2 (1.87%) logstash
2 2 (1.87%) Nagios
Vendors
1 59 (55.14%) Oracle
2 28 (26.17%) Informatica
3 16 (14.95%) Cognos
4 15 (14.02%) Teradata
5 13 (12.15%) Talend
6 11 (10.28%) SAP
7 10 (9.35%) Hyperion
8 6 (5.61%) Microsoft
9 5 (4.67%) MicroStrategy
10 4 (3.74%) Tableau
11 3 (2.80%) BMC
11 3 (2.80%) IBM
12 2 (1.87%) Actuate
12 2 (1.87%) Chordiant
12 2 (1.87%) Vertica
13 1 (0.93%) Capita
13 1 (0.93%) Remedy
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