The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Data Integration skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Integration over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Data Integration
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 67 63
Rank change year-on-year +20 -4  
Contract jobs citing Data Integration 8 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.50% 1.33% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 1.58% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 8
Median daily rate £438 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £484 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £460 £431
% change year-on-year -2.17% +6.80%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Data Integration is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 448 823 713
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 83.90% 83.89% 83.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 521 455
Median daily rate £400 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +4.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £563 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 26 35
Median hourly rate £42.48 £22.54 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.44% -35.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Data Integration
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Data Integration as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Data Integration in Cheshire

Data Integration
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Integration in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Integration in Cheshire

Data Integration
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Integration in Cheshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Integration in Cheshire

Data Integration
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Integration within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 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
Macclesfield -1 2 £538 +8.86%
Chester - 2 £350 -
Warrington - 1 - - 1
Data Integration
North West

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Integration 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Data Integration.

1 8 (80.00%) ETL
2 7 (70.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (60.00%) Talend Open Studio
3 6 (60.00%) Big Data
3 6 (60.00%) Talend
4 5 (50.00%) Analytics
4 5 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (50.00%) Open Source
5 4 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (30.00%) JIRA
6 3 (30.00%) Process Improvement
6 3 (30.00%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (30.00%) SQL
6 3 (30.00%) Finance
6 3 (30.00%) Information Management
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 2 (20.00%) Linux
7 2 (20.00%) Amazon Kinesis
7 2 (20.00%) Spark SQL
7 2 (20.00%) Data Engineering
7 2 (20.00%) Workflow
7 2 (20.00%) Apache Hive
7 2 (20.00%) Apache Pig
7 2 (20.00%) Kafka
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (20.00%) Hadoop

Data Integration
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 2 (20.00%) Apache Pig
2 1 (10.00%) SAS
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (20.00%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) Big Data
1 6 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (30.00%) Amazon Redshift
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (20.00%) Apache Hive
3 2 (20.00%) Data Lake
3 2 (20.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (20.00%) Spark SQL
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (10.00%) MySQL
4 1 (10.00%) Power BI
4 1 (10.00%) QlikView
4 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (10.00%) SAS EBI
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (30.00%) JIRA
3 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Talend Developer
3 2 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Data Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Business Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (10.00%) CRM Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Data Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Kafka
2 1 (10.00%) Ajax
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) XHTML
2 1 (10.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) ETL
2 7 (70.00%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (50.00%) Analytics
3 5 (50.00%) Open Source
4 3 (30.00%) Information Management
4 3 (30.00%) Process Improvement
5 2 (20.00%) Data Engineering
5 2 (20.00%) Workflow
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (10.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
6 1 (10.00%) Business Development
6 1 (10.00%) Case Management
6 1 (10.00%) Content Management
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (10.00%) CRM
6 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
6 1 (10.00%) Migration
6 1 (10.00%) Project Management
6 1 (10.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Talend
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Google
3 1 (10.00%) Twitter