The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Data Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Management over the 3 months to 26 June 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 Management
London / City of London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 100 106
Rank change year-on-year +2 +6  
Contract jobs citing Data Management 73 65 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.20% 1.95% 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% 2.28% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 54 81
Median daily rate £550 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £388 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £709 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £440 £430
% change year-on-year - +2.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £19.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -20.83%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.09 £35.00
% change year-on-year +11.87% -54.02%  

Data Management 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 the City of London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2925 2856 4712
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 88.16% 85.89% 81.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2250 2341 3708
Median daily rate £500 £475 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.60%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £335 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 23 56
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -22.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £15.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £35.20 £55.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Data Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Management in the City of London

Data Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Management in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Management in the City of London

Data Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Management in the City of London over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Management in the City of London

Data Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Management in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Management in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Management 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 City of London region with a requirement for Data Management.

1 78 (48.45%) Finance
2 59 (36.65%) SQL
3 57 (35.40%) Fintech
4 53 (32.92%) Banking
5 43 (26.71%) Investment Banking
6 39 (24.22%) Oracle
7 35 (21.74%) Data Analysis
8 34 (21.12%) Java
8 34 (21.12%) Data Quality
9 32 (19.88%) Python
10 30 (18.63%) Analytical Skills
11 29 (18.01%) Data Governance
12 28 (17.39%) Analytics
13 27 (16.77%) Data Modelling
14 25 (15.53%) Business Intelligence
15 24 (14.91%) Linux
15 24 (14.91%) Equities
16 22 (13.66%) SQL Server
16 22 (13.66%) Data Warehouse
17 20 (12.42%) Windows
17 20 (12.42%) Migration
18 19 (11.80%) Agile Software Development
18 19 (11.80%) Asset Management
18 19 (11.80%) ETL
18 19 (11.80%) C++
18 19 (11.80%) Relational Database
19 18 (11.18%) Electronic Trading
19 18 (11.18%) C#
20 17 (10.56%) Investment Management
20 17 (10.56%) Data Architecture

Data Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 11 (6.83%) Confluence
2 6 (3.73%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (3.11%) SAS
3 5 (3.11%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.24%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.62%) Apache
5 1 (0.62%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.62%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.62%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.62%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.62%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.62%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (6.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.11%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.48%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (1.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.62%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 17 (10.56%) Markit EDM
2 7 (4.35%) SimCorp Dimension
3 4 (2.48%) Eagle PACE
4 2 (1.24%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.62%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.62%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.62%) PolarLake
5 1 (0.62%) Raiser's Edge
5 1 (0.62%) RMDS
5 1 (0.62%) Sonata
5 1 (0.62%) Tercero
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.97%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.62%) Heroku
2 1 (0.62%) iPaaS
2 1 (0.62%) Oracle CX
2 1 (0.62%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.24%) Firewall
2 1 (0.62%) iSCSI
2 1 (0.62%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.62%) LDAP
2 1 (0.62%) Multicast
2 1 (0.62%) Network Security
2 1 (0.62%) SAN
2 1 (0.62%) SSL
2 1 (0.62%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.66%) Data Warehouse
1 22 (13.66%) SQL Server
2 19 (11.80%) Relational Database
3 16 (9.94%) KDB
4 13 (8.07%) Kdb+
5 10 (6.21%) RDBMS
6 8 (4.97%) Big Data
6 8 (4.97%) BusinessObjects
6 8 (4.97%) DB2
6 8 (4.97%) Hadoop
7 7 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
7 7 (4.35%) NoSQL
8 6 (3.73%) Tick Data
9 5 (3.11%) Apache Hive
10 4 (2.48%) QlikView
10 4 (2.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (1.86%) Base SAS
11 3 (1.86%) BusinessObjects XI
11 3 (1.86%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 11 (6.83%) JIRA
2 6 (3.73%) Bitbucket
3 3 (1.86%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.24%) ERwin
4 2 (1.24%) Maven
4 2 (1.24%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (1.24%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.24%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.62%) Ant
5 1 (0.62%) Grunt
5 1 (0.62%) gulp
5 1 (0.62%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.62%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.62%) Mocha
5 1 (0.62%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.62%) Selenium
5 1 (0.62%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.62%) Subversion
5 1 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.62%) XMLSpy
General
1 78 (48.45%) Finance
2 53 (32.92%) Banking
3 43 (26.71%) Investment Banking
4 14 (8.70%) Front Office
5 7 (4.35%) Legal
6 4 (2.48%) Back Office
7 3 (1.86%) Games
7 3 (1.86%) Japanese Language
7 3 (1.86%) Retail
8 2 (1.24%) French Language
8 2 (1.24%) Marketing
9 1 (0.62%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.62%) Publishing
9 1 (0.62%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (39.13%) Analyst
2 45 (27.95%) Data Analyst
3 40 (24.84%) Developer
4 22 (13.66%) Java Developer
5 17 (10.56%) Business Analyst
6 14 (8.70%) Architect
7 13 (8.07%) Data Architect
7 13 (8.07%) Electronic Trading Developer
8 11 (6.83%) Investment Banking Java Developer
9 10 (6.21%) Consultant
9 10 (6.21%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
10 8 (4.97%) Data Business Analyst
10 8 (4.97%) Senior Developer
11 7 (4.35%) Business Data Analyst
11 7 (4.35%) Oracle Developer
12 6 (3.73%) SQL Analyst
13 5 (3.11%) Data Cleansing Analyst
13 5 (3.11%) Data Manager
13 5 (3.11%) Python Developer
13 5 (3.11%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.45%) D3.js
2 11 (6.83%) AngularJS
3 9 (5.59%) HTML
3 9 (5.59%) HTML5
4 8 (4.97%) CSS
5 7 (4.35%) jQuery
6 6 (3.73%) Django
6 6 (3.73%) Highcharts JS
7 5 (3.11%) Middleware
7 5 (3.11%) Web Services
8 3 (1.86%) .NET
8 3 (1.86%) JSON
8 3 (1.86%) Kafka
8 3 (1.86%) XML
9 2 (1.24%) CSS3
9 2 (1.24%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (1.24%) Node.js
9 2 (1.24%) Rendezvous
9 2 (1.24%) REST
9 2 (1.24%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 57 (35.40%) Fintech
2 30 (18.63%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (14.91%) Equities
4 13 (8.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 13 (8.07%) TWAP
4 13 (8.07%) VWAP
5 12 (7.45%) Hedge funds
5 12 (7.45%) Management Information System
6 11 (6.83%) Derivative
6 11 (6.83%) Reference Data
7 8 (4.97%) Credit Risk
7 8 (4.97%) Data Structures
8 7 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (4.35%) Fixed Income
9 5 (3.11%) Computer Science
9 5 (3.11%) Mainframe
10 4 (2.48%) Algorithms
10 4 (2.48%) Credit Derivative
10 4 (2.48%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (1.24%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (14.91%) Linux
2 20 (12.42%) Windows
3 15 (9.32%) Unix
4 3 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.24%) CentOS
5 2 (1.24%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.62%) Fedora
6 1 (0.62%) Solaris
6 1 (0.62%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.62%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (21.74%) Data Analysis
2 29 (18.01%) Data Governance
3 28 (17.39%) Analytics
4 27 (16.77%) Data Modelling
5 25 (15.53%) Business Intelligence
6 20 (12.42%) Migration
7 19 (11.80%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (11.80%) Asset Management
7 19 (11.80%) ETL
8 18 (11.18%) Electronic Trading
9 17 (10.56%) Data Architecture
9 17 (10.56%) Investment Management
10 16 (9.94%) Stakeholder Management
11 15 (9.32%) Project Management
12 14 (8.70%) Low Latency
13 13 (8.07%) Arbitrage Trading
13 13 (8.07%) Data Integration
13 13 (8.07%) Index Arbitrage
13 13 (8.07%) Performance Metrics
14 11 (6.83%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 59 (36.65%) SQL
2 34 (21.12%) Java
3 32 (19.88%) Python
4 19 (11.80%) C++
5 18 (11.18%) C#
6 15 (9.32%) PL/SQL
7 14 (8.70%) JavaScript
8 11 (6.83%) R
9 10 (6.21%) Perl
10 4 (2.48%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.86%) VBA
12 1 (0.62%) AWK
12 1 (0.62%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.62%) C-shell
12 1 (0.62%) Korn
12 1 (0.62%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.62%) Ruby
12 1 (0.62%) Scala
12 1 (0.62%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (9.94%) Degree
2 4 (2.48%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (2.48%) SC Cleared
2 4 (2.48%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.24%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.62%) ISEB
4 1 (0.62%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.62%) PhD
4 1 (0.62%) RHCA
4 1 (0.62%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (21.12%) Data Quality
2 12 (7.45%) MiFID
3 6 (3.73%) GDPR
4 4 (2.48%) Solvency II
5 3 (1.86%) QA
6 2 (1.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.62%) Basel III
7 1 (0.62%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.62%) IFRS
7 1 (0.62%) ISO 20022
7 1 (0.62%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.24%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.24%) Docker
2 1 (0.62%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.62%) HDFS
2 1 (0.62%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.62%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (2.48%) Ansible
2 3 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.86%) Puppet
3 1 (0.62%) Dollar Universe
3 1 (0.62%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.62%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.62%) Kibana
3 1 (0.62%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.62%) Mesos
3 1 (0.62%) Nagios
3 1 (0.62%) SCCM
3 1 (0.62%) SCOM
3 1 (0.62%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.62%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.62%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 39 (24.22%) Oracle
2 9 (5.59%) Sybase
3 8 (4.97%) Charles River
3 8 (4.97%) Microsoft
4 7 (4.35%) IBM
4 7 (4.35%) Netezza
4 7 (4.35%) SimCorp
4 7 (4.35%) Tableau
4 7 (4.35%) Teradata
5 6 (3.73%) Informatica
6 4 (2.48%) SmartCo
6 4 (2.48%) TIBCO
7 3 (1.86%) Cloudera
7 3 (1.86%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.86%) SAP
8 2 (1.24%) ION Trading
8 2 (1.24%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.24%) Sun
8 2 (1.24%) Talend
8 2 (1.24%) TOWER Software