The table below looks at the statistics for Star Schema skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Star Schema over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Star Schema
England / West Midlands
Rank - 116 99
Contract jobs citing Star Schema 0 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.043% 0.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 0.18% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £438 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £494 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+27.41% +3.33%
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 in the West Midlands region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
416 559 408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.27% 23.81% 18.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 329 257
Median daily rate £400 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £384 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 24 20
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -30.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £16.00 £13.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.40 £33.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £26.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+41.50% -17.18%

Star Schema
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region 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 West Midlands

Star Schema
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Star Schema across the West Midlands region.

Star Schema Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Star Schema
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Star Schema.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse

Star Schema
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Data Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft