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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Star Schema
Rank 574 623 565
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -58
Contract jobs citing Star Schema 87 40 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.070% 0.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.72% 0.30% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 27 52
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 £373 £345 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £639 £455 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £369 £305
% change year-on-year
+8.47% +20.90%
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
12094 13174 12051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.47% 23.08% 22.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 8062 8590 7455
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 210 191 203
Median hourly rate £29.88 £27.64 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +0.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £52.17 £62.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £28.06 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+1.55% -1.53%

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 30 July 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 28 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 30 July 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 +62 83 £475 +15.15% 12
London +10 38 £500 +21.21% 6
South West +20 17 £525 +35.48%
Yorkshire - 17 £400 - 2
North Yorkshire - 11 £388 - 2
York - 10 £388 - 2
Wiltshire - 8 £638 -
North West +5 7 £450 +4.04% 1
Leeds - 6 £400 -
Corsham - 6 £675 -
West Yorkshire - 6 £400 -
Gloucestershire +3 5 £450 +16.12%
Wales +20 4 £325 -3.70%
South Wales +12 4 £325 -3.70%
Cardiff +12 4 £325 -3.70%
Cheshire - 4 £513 - 1
Macclesfield - 4 £513 -
South East +10 3 £375 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £375 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £375 -
City of London +42 2 £481 +16.66%
Gloucester - 2 £425 -
Manchester - 2 £450 -
Lancashire - 1 £300 -
Preston - 1 £300 -
Croydon - 1 - -
Bradford - 1 - -
North East - 1 - - 1

Star Schema
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 99 (68.28%) Data Warehouse
2 87 (60.00%) Data Modelling
3 73 (50.34%) ETL
4 66 (45.52%) SQL
5 59 (40.69%) Finance
6 57 (39.31%) Agile Software Development
7 48 (33.10%) Oracle
8 44 (30.34%) Business Intelligence
9 40 (27.59%) SQL Server
10 39 (26.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 34 (23.45%) Kimball Methodology
12 32 (22.07%) BusinessObjects
13 31 (21.38%) Analytics
14 30 (20.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 26 (17.93%) Data Analysis
16 25 (17.24%) Scrum
17 23 (15.86%) Data Structures
18 22 (15.17%) SOA
19 20 (13.79%) Informatica
19 20 (13.79%) Java
20 19 (13.10%) Relational Database
21 18 (12.41%) Amazon Redshift
21 18 (12.41%) Logical Data Model
21 18 (12.41%) Migration
21 18 (12.41%) Banking
21 18 (12.41%) Degree
21 18 (12.41%) Amazon AWS
22 17 (11.72%) Data Integration
22 17 (11.72%) Data Management
22 17 (11.72%) PL/SQL

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 (5.52%) Confluence
2 6 (4.14%) Apache Spark
3 4 (2.76%) SAS
4 3 (2.07%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.38%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.69%) Apache
6 1 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.76%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (2.07%) MS Office
4 1 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (4.83%) SAP MDM
2 4 (2.76%) SAP CRM
2 4 (2.76%) SAP hybris
3 3 (2.07%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (2.07%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.69%) CODA-Financials
4 1 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (12.41%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (7.59%) Amazon Kinesis
2 11 (7.59%) Amazon S3
2 11 (7.59%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 8 (5.52%) GitHub
4 7 (4.83%) Veeva
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (68.28%) Data Warehouse
2 40 (27.59%) SQL Server
3 39 (26.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 32 (22.07%) BusinessObjects
5 30 (20.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 19 (13.10%) Relational Database
7 18 (12.41%) Amazon Redshift
8 17 (11.72%) OLAP
9 16 (11.03%) MySQL
9 16 (11.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 15 (10.34%) Oracle Database
10 15 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
11 14 (9.66%) Big Data
11 14 (9.66%) Oracle OLAP
12 13 (8.97%) Hadoop
13 12 (8.28%) Snowflake Schema
14 11 (7.59%) Oracle Database 12c
15 9 (6.21%) IBM InfoSphere
16 8 (5.52%) DataStage
16 8 (5.52%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 16 (11.03%) ERwin
1 16 (11.03%) Talend Open Studio
2 13 (8.97%) Jenkins
3 12 (8.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 12 (8.28%) Visual Studio
4 11 (7.59%) JIRA
4 11 (7.59%) Oracle APEX
5 10 (6.90%) Maven
6 7 (4.83%) PowerDesigner
7 5 (3.45%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.07%) JUnit
8 3 (2.07%) PigUnit
8 3 (2.07%) PyUnit
8 3 (2.07%) RSpec
8 3 (2.07%) Selenium
9 2 (1.38%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.69%) Toad
General
1 59 (40.69%) Finance
2 18 (12.41%) Banking
3 7 (4.83%) Investment Banking
3 7 (4.83%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (4.14%) Marketing
5 4 (2.76%) Law
6 2 (1.38%) Legal
6 2 (1.38%) Publishing
6 2 (1.38%) Retail
6 2 (1.38%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.69%) Back Office
7 1 (0.69%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.69%) Electronics
7 1 (0.69%) Front Office
7 1 (0.69%) International Banking
7 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 62 (42.76%) Developer
2 26 (17.93%) Architect
2 26 (17.93%) Data Modeller
3 24 (16.55%) Data Architect
4 22 (15.17%) SQL Developer
5 18 (12.41%) Analyst
5 18 (12.41%) ETL Developer
6 14 (9.66%) Senior Developer
7 11 (7.59%) Data Analyst
7 11 (7.59%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 10 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 10 (6.90%) Senior Data Modeller
9 9 (6.21%) Consultant
9 9 (6.21%) Senior ETL Developer
10 8 (5.52%) Database Developer
11 7 (4.83%) Senior Analyst
11 7 (4.83%) SQL BI Developer
11 7 (4.83%) Tester
12 6 (4.14%) Senior Database Developer
12 6 (4.14%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.66%) XML
2 13 (8.97%) Web Services
3 11 (7.59%) REST
3 11 (7.59%) WSDL
3 11 (7.59%) XSD
4 8 (5.52%) MDX
5 3 (2.07%) .NET
6 2 (1.38%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.38%) Apache Tez
6 2 (1.38%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (1.38%) JSON
7 1 (0.69%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.69%) HTML
7 1 (0.69%) JDBC
7 1 (0.69%) Kafka
7 1 (0.69%) ODBC
7 1 (0.69%) RESTful
7 1 (0.69%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.86%) Data Structures
2 17 (11.72%) Data Integration
3 12 (8.28%) Management Information System
4 11 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (7.59%) Computer Science
4 11 (7.59%) Market Risk
5 6 (4.14%) Credit Risk
5 6 (4.14%) NHS
6 5 (3.45%) Visualisation
7 4 (2.76%) Social Network
8 2 (1.38%) Credit Derivative
8 2 (1.38%) Derivative
8 2 (1.38%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.69%) Blog
9 1 (0.69%) Clustering
9 1 (0.69%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.69%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.69%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.07%) Linux
2 2 (1.38%) Android
2 2 (1.38%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (60.00%) Data Modelling
2 73 (50.34%) ETL
3 57 (39.31%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (30.34%) Business Intelligence
5 34 (23.45%) Kimball Methodology
6 31 (21.38%) Analytics
7 26 (17.93%) Data Analysis
8 25 (17.24%) Scrum
9 22 (15.17%) SOA
10 18 (12.41%) Logical Data Model
10 18 (12.41%) Migration
11 17 (11.72%) Data Management
12 16 (11.03%) Data Architecture
12 16 (11.03%) Mentoring
13 15 (10.34%) Project Management
14 14 (9.66%) Business Analysis
14 14 (9.66%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (9.66%) Data Migration
15 12 (8.28%) ETL Development
16 11 (7.59%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 66 (45.52%) SQL
2 20 (13.79%) Java
3 17 (11.72%) PL/SQL
4 12 (8.28%) T-SQL
5 8 (5.52%) C
6 6 (4.14%) Python
7 5 (3.45%) Bash Shell
8 4 (2.76%) VB
9 2 (1.38%) ANSI SQL
9 2 (1.38%) C#
10 1 (0.69%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.69%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.69%) R
10 1 (0.69%) Scala
10 1 (0.69%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 18 (12.41%) Degree
2 14 (9.66%) Security Cleared
3 11 (7.59%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.76%) HNC
4 4 (2.76%) HND
5 2 (1.38%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.38%) ISEB
5 2 (1.38%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.69%) MCITP
6 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (11.72%) Data Quality
2 9 (6.21%) QA
3 2 (1.38%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (7.59%) Docker
2 8 (5.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (5.52%) Xen
3 2 (1.38%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (5.52%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (2.07%) Control-M
3 2 (1.38%) Oozie
4 1 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 48 (33.10%) Oracle
2 20 (13.79%) Informatica
3 17 (11.72%) Cognos
4 16 (11.03%) Microsoft
4 16 (11.03%) SAP
4 16 (11.03%) Talend
5 14 (9.66%) IBM
6 13 (8.97%) Teradata
7 9 (6.21%) Tableau
8 8 (5.52%) Citrix
8 8 (5.52%) VMware
9 7 (4.83%) Concur
9 7 (4.83%) Infor
9 7 (4.83%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (4.14%) MicroStrategy
11 5 (3.45%) Hyperion
12 4 (2.76%) hybris
13 2 (1.38%) Actuate
13 2 (1.38%) Chordiant
13 2 (1.38%) Vertica