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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Star Schema
Rank 533 498 529
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +31
Contract jobs citing Star Schema 80 79 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.67% 0.66% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 45 23
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£375 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £329 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £533 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £394 £383
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £31.80 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £31.80 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -25.17%

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
11965 11995 11409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.50% 22.87% 20.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 7822 7372 6646
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 241 298
Average hourly rate £31.00 £28.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.12 £14.50 £15.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £30.75 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +1.65%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -32 73 £380 -5.00% 13
London -10 46 £394 -7.35% 6
South East -12 14 £380 -40.74% 3
Berkshire +12 7 £380 -40.74%
City of London +8 7 £425 -15.00%
Hampshire - 6 £388 -
West Midlands -19 4 £313 -21.87%
Wales - 4 £325 - 1
South Wales - 4 £325 - 1
Cardiff - 4 £325 -
Reading +7 3 £380 -39.92%
Bournemouth +4 3 £425 -
Dorset +1 3 £425 -
South West -34 3 £425 +9.67% 1
Scotland -4 2 £230 -14.81%
East Midlands -2 1 £350 -6.66% 1
Edinburgh -3 1 £230 -14.81%
East of England -16 1 - - 1
Glasgow - 1 - -
St Albans - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £350 - 1
North West - 1 £350 - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Somerset - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -

Star Schema
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 96 (61.94%) SQL
1 96 (61.94%) ETL
2 89 (57.42%) Business Intelligence
3 83 (53.55%) Data Warehouse
4 76 (49.03%) SQL Server
5 74 (47.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 59 (38.06%) Agile Software Development
7 50 (32.26%) Data Modelling
8 47 (30.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 46 (29.68%) Oracle
10 40 (25.81%) Kimball Methodology
11 33 (21.29%) SQL Server 2008
12 29 (18.71%) Microsoft
13 28 (18.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 27 (17.42%) MS Excel
15 26 (16.77%) XML
16 24 (15.48%) OLAP
16 24 (15.48%) T-SQL
16 24 (15.48%) Dimensional Modelling
17 23 (14.84%) Finance
18 22 (14.19%) Analytics
18 22 (14.19%) Relational Database
19 20 (12.90%) Informatica
19 20 (12.90%) C#
19 20 (12.90%) Business Objects
20 18 (11.61%) Cognos
20 18 (11.61%) SQL Server 2005
21 17 (10.97%) PL/SQL
22 16 (10.32%) Inmon Methodology
22 16 (10.32%) Analytical Skills

Star Schema
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 7 (4.52%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.94%) SAS
3 2 (1.29%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 27 (17.42%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.16%) PowerPivot
3 5 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (4.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (1.29%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (1.29%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.65%) Demantra
3 1 (0.65%) JDE World
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) Office 365
1 1 (0.65%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.87%) SAN
2 5 (3.23%) FTP
3 2 (1.29%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (53.55%) Data Warehouse
2 76 (49.03%) SQL Server
3 74 (47.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 47 (30.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 33 (21.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 28 (18.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 24 (15.48%) OLAP
8 22 (14.19%) Relational Database
9 18 (11.61%) SQL Server 2005
10 14 (9.03%) Data Mart
11 13 (8.39%) SQL Server 2012
12 12 (7.74%) Big Data
12 12 (7.74%) RDBMS
13 11 (7.10%) Oracle OLAP
14 10 (6.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 10 (6.45%) Oracle Database
15 9 (5.81%) MySQL
16 8 (5.16%) Oracle Reports
16 8 (5.16%) Oracle Database 11g
16 8 (5.16%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 5 (3.23%) Toad
2 4 (2.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (2.58%) JIRA
3 3 (1.94%) ERwin
4 2 (1.29%) JMeter
4 2 (1.29%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (1.29%) WebDriver
4 2 (1.29%) PyUnit
4 2 (1.29%) SoapUI
4 2 (1.29%) LoadUI
4 2 (1.29%) Selenium
5 1 (0.65%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 23 (14.84%) Finance
2 5 (3.23%) Banking
2 5 (3.23%) Retail
3 3 (1.94%) Games
4 2 (1.29%) Marketing
5 1 (0.65%) French Language
5 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.65%) Publishing
5 1 (0.65%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.65%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 101 (65.16%) Developer
2 29 (18.71%) SQL Developer
3 21 (13.55%) Analyst
4 18 (11.61%) ETL Developer
5 17 (10.97%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 13 (8.39%) Microstrategy Developer
7 11 (7.10%) Architect
8 10 (6.45%) Test Analyst
8 10 (6.45%) SQL Server Developer
9 9 (5.81%) Business Developer
10 8 (5.16%) Consultant
10 8 (5.16%) Business Analyst
11 7 (4.52%) Data Analyst
12 6 (3.87%) Senior Developer
12 6 (3.87%) Coordinator
12 6 (3.87%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 5 (3.23%) Data Modeller
14 4 (2.58%) Solutions Architect
14 4 (2.58%) Technical Leader
14 4 (2.58%) DataStage Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (16.77%) XML
2 15 (9.68%) MDX
3 8 (5.16%) .NET
4 6 (3.87%) HTML
4 6 (3.87%) CSS
4 6 (3.87%) XHTML
5 5 (3.23%) Ajax
6 4 (2.58%) Web Services
7 3 (1.94%) SOAP
7 3 (1.94%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.29%) JDBC
8 2 (1.29%) JSON
9 1 (0.65%) GWT
9 1 (0.65%) Spring Batch
9 1 (0.65%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.32%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.81%) Visualisation
3 6 (3.87%) CMDB
4 5 (3.23%) Data Extraction
4 5 (3.23%) Data Integration
4 5 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.94%) Hedge funds
5 3 (1.94%) Credit Risk
5 3 (1.94%) Online Games
5 3 (1.94%) Reference Data
5 3 (1.94%) Data Conversion
5 3 (1.94%) NHS
5 3 (1.94%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.29%) AS400
6 2 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.65%) User Experience
7 1 (0.65%) FMCG
7 1 (0.65%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.65%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.65%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.10%) UNIX
2 4 (2.58%) Linux
3 1 (0.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (61.94%) ETL
2 89 (57.42%) Business Intelligence
3 59 (38.06%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (32.26%) Data Modelling
5 40 (25.81%) Kimball Methodology
6 24 (15.48%) Dimensional Modelling
7 22 (14.19%) Analytics
8 16 (10.32%) Inmon Methodology
9 15 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
10 14 (9.03%) Data Mapping
11 12 (7.74%) Data Management
12 11 (7.10%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (7.10%) Migration
12 11 (7.10%) Performance Improvement
13 9 (5.81%) Master Data Management
13 9 (5.81%) Data Migration
13 9 (5.81%) User Acceptance Testing
14 6 (3.87%) Unit Testing
14 6 (3.87%) Data Analysis
14 6 (3.87%) UML
Programming Languages
1 96 (61.94%) SQL
2 24 (15.48%) T-SQL
3 20 (12.90%) C#
4 17 (10.97%) PL/SQL
5 8 (5.16%) VBA
6 7 (4.52%) JavaScript
7 5 (3.23%) Java
8 4 (2.58%) VB
8 4 (2.58%) Python
9 3 (1.94%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
9 3 (1.94%) Perl
10 2 (1.29%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.65%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.65%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (6.45%) Degree
2 6 (3.87%) ISEB
2 6 (3.87%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.29%) HNC
3 2 (1.29%) HND
4 1 (0.65%) MCDBA
4 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.65%) MCITP
4 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.58%) QA
2 3 (1.94%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (3.87%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.94%) HDFS
3 2 (1.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 2 (1.29%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.29%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 46 (29.68%) Oracle
2 29 (18.71%) Microsoft
3 20 (12.90%) Business Objects
3 20 (12.90%) Informatica
4 18 (11.61%) Cognos
5 15 (9.68%) Tableau
6 13 (8.39%) MicroStrategy
7 6 (3.87%) Netezza
7 6 (3.87%) Lattice Semiconductor
8 5 (3.23%) Ab Initio
9 4 (2.58%) Teradata
9 4 (2.58%) SAP
10 3 (1.94%) JD Edwards
11 2 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (1.29%) Perforce
11 2 (1.29%) Hyperion
11 2 (1.29%) IBM
12 1 (0.65%) Talend
12 1 (0.65%) Google
12 1 (0.65%) Red Gate
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