The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Star Schema
Rank 571 518 514
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -4
Contract jobs citing Star Schema 40 75 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.32% 0.65% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 53 54
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£413 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £278 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £488 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £305 £375
% change year-on-year
+20.90% -18.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £57.75 - -
UK excluding London average 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
12604 11572 11008
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.09% 21.15% 21.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 8262 7168 6722
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 175 224
Average hourly rate £28.50 £28.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.02 £13.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.60 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 27 July 2015.

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 18 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 27 July 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -54 38 £413 +1.85% 12
London -9 26 £413 -2.94% 10
City of London -8 9 £413 +6.45% 4
South East -12 8 £375 -11.76% 2
Berkshire +8 7 £400 -5.88% 1
Newbury - 3 £375 -
South Wales 0 2 £338 -6.89% 2
South West 0 2 £388 -20.51%
Wales -3 2 £338 -6.89% 2
Cardiff -4 2 £338 - 2
North West -20 2 £433 +30.56%
Cumbria - 2 £433 -
Gloucestershire -4 1 £388 -22.50%
Reading -4 1 - -
Feltham - 1 £398 -
Surrey - 1 £200 - 1
Dorset - 1 - -
Barrow-in-Furness - 1 - -

Star Schema
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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 (80.53%) ETL
2 81 (71.68%) Data Warehouse
3 65 (57.52%) SQL
4 60 (53.10%) SQL Server
5 57 (50.44%) Business Intelligence
6 56 (49.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 45 (39.82%) Data Modelling
8 40 (35.40%) Agile Software Development
9 37 (32.74%) Finance
10 32 (28.32%) Performance Tuning
11 30 (26.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 28 (24.78%) T-SQL
13 25 (22.12%) Analytical Skills
14 24 (21.24%) Kimball Methodology
14 24 (21.24%) Microsoft
15 23 (20.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 23 (20.35%) Security Cleared
16 22 (19.47%) Greenplum
17 21 (18.58%) Unit Testing
17 21 (18.58%) SC Cleared
17 21 (18.58%) ETL Development
18 20 (17.70%) Oracle
18 20 (17.70%) XML
19 19 (16.81%) Requirements Analysis
20 17 (15.04%) Python
20 17 (15.04%) MS Excel
20 17 (15.04%) Data Analysis
21 16 (14.16%) SQL Server 2008
22 14 (12.39%) SQL Server 2012
23 13 (11.50%) Data Mapping

Star Schema
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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 4 (3.54%) SharePoint
1 4 (3.54%) SAS
2 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.88%) CMS
2 1 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 17 (15.04%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.08%) PowerPivot
3 6 (5.31%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.77%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.88%) MS Project
5 1 (0.88%) MS Office
5 1 (0.88%) SPSS
5 1 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.77%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (1.77%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.77%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (71.68%) Data Warehouse
2 60 (53.10%) SQL Server
3 56 (49.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 30 (26.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (20.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 16 (14.16%) SQL Server 2008
7 14 (12.39%) SQL Server 2012
8 13 (11.50%) OLAP
9 12 (10.62%) Data Mart
10 11 (9.73%) Big Data
11 9 (7.96%) Oracle Database
11 9 (7.96%) Relational Database
11 9 (7.96%) QlikView
11 9 (7.96%) Snowflake Schema
12 7 (6.19%) RDBMS
12 7 (6.19%) BusinessObjects XI
12 7 (6.19%) DataStage
12 7 (6.19%) Oracle ODI
12 7 (6.19%) Microsoft Power View
13 6 (5.31%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (7.96%) JIRA
2 7 (6.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (6.19%) ERwin
3 6 (5.31%) Talend Open Studio
4 3 (2.65%) TestDirector
5 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (1.77%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.88%) Toad
6 1 (0.88%) ProC
6 1 (0.88%) Subversion
General
1 37 (32.74%) Finance
2 8 (7.08%) Banking
3 7 (6.19%) Retail
4 4 (3.54%) Marketing
5 3 (2.65%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.77%) Advertising
6 2 (1.77%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.88%) French Language
Job Titles
1 72 (63.72%) Developer
2 36 (31.86%) ETL Developer
3 24 (21.24%) Analyst
4 16 (14.16%) SQL Developer
5 12 (10.62%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 12 (10.62%) Architect
6 11 (9.73%) Data Architect
6 11 (9.73%) Designer
7 8 (7.08%) ETL Designer
7 8 (7.08%) Business Analyst
8 5 (4.42%) Systems Analyst
8 5 (4.42%) Consultant
8 5 (4.42%) Lead Developer
8 5 (4.42%) Analyst Developer
8 5 (4.42%) Microsoft Developer
9 4 (3.54%) Technical Business Analyst
9 4 (3.54%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 4 (3.54%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (3.54%) Lead Designer
10 3 (2.65%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (17.70%) XML
2 10 (8.85%) .NET
3 8 (7.08%) MDX
4 2 (1.77%) Web Services
4 2 (1.77%) Middleware
5 1 (0.88%) WinForms
5 1 (0.88%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (22.12%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.85%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.42%) Data Structures
3 5 (4.42%) Visualisation
4 4 (3.54%) Data Integration
4 4 (3.54%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.88%) Economics
5 1 (0.88%) Statistics
5 1 (0.88%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.88%) Applied Mathematics
5 1 (0.88%) FMCG
5 1 (0.88%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.96%) Linux
2 8 (7.08%) UNIX
3 3 (2.65%) Windows
4 1 (0.88%) MVS
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (80.53%) ETL
2 57 (50.44%) Business Intelligence
3 45 (39.82%) Data Modelling
4 40 (35.40%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (28.32%) Performance Tuning
6 24 (21.24%) Kimball Methodology
7 21 (18.58%) ETL Development
7 21 (18.58%) Unit Testing
8 19 (16.81%) Requirements Analysis
9 17 (15.04%) Data Analysis
10 13 (11.50%) Data Mapping
11 12 (10.62%) Analytics
11 12 (10.62%) Inmon Methodology
11 12 (10.62%) Data Management
12 11 (9.73%) Dimensional Modelling
13 10 (8.85%) Technical Analysis
14 8 (7.08%) Logical Data Model
14 8 (7.08%) Configuration Management
15 7 (6.19%) Project Management
15 7 (6.19%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (57.52%) SQL
2 28 (24.78%) T-SQL
3 17 (15.04%) Python
4 8 (7.08%) PL/SQL
5 6 (5.31%) Shell Script
6 4 (3.54%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 3 (2.65%) VB
8 2 (1.77%) C#
9 1 (0.88%) C
9 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.88%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (20.35%) Security Cleared
2 21 (18.58%) SC Cleared
3 12 (10.62%) Degree
4 4 (3.54%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.65%) ISEB
5 3 (2.65%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.88%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.31%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.54%) QA
3 2 (1.77%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 2 (1.77%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (21.24%) Microsoft
2 22 (19.47%) Greenplum
3 20 (17.70%) Oracle
4 13 (11.50%) Informatica
5 12 (10.62%) Cognos
6 11 (9.73%) Teradata
7 9 (7.96%) Business Objects
8 8 (7.08%) IBM
8 8 (7.08%) Netezza
9 6 (5.31%) Vertica
9 6 (5.31%) Talend
10 5 (4.42%) Ab Initio
11 4 (3.54%) Tableau
12 2 (1.77%) Nintex
12 2 (1.77%) Sun
12 2 (1.77%) SAP
13 1 (0.88%) Google
13 1 (0.88%) Sitecore
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