The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Metadata Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Metadata Management over the 3 months to 24 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.

Metadata Management
London / City of London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 165 162 204
Rank change year-on-year -3 +42  
Contract jobs citing Metadata Management 1 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.031% 0.089% 0.069%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.035% 0.10% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £440 £460 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.34% +26.89%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £450
% change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -

Metadata 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 2879 2907 4718
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 88.15% 85.93% 81.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2210 2380 3714
Median daily rate £500 £475 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +0.52%  
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 24 55
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 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £31.50 £56.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Metadata Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Metadata Management in the City of London

Metadata 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 Metadata Management in the City of London.

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Metadata 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 Metadata Management.

1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) Data Modelling
1 4 (80.00%) Data Management
1 4 (80.00%) Data Governance
2 3 (60.00%) Data Lineage
2 3 (60.00%) Master Data Management
2 3 (60.00%) Data Architecture
2 3 (60.00%) Data Quality
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) ETL
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (40.00%) IBM
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (40.00%) ERwin
3 2 (40.00%) Informatica
3 2 (40.00%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Data Mapping
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) MiFID
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Confluence
3 2 (40.00%) Solvency II
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) GDPR
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle

Metadata 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 2 (40.00%) Confluence
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) Extranet
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data
2 1 (20.00%) DB2
2 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (20.00%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (20.00%) MS Access
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) ERwin
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) XMLSpy
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Legal
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Data Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Data Quality Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Management Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) MiFID Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Quality Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Data Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Designer
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (20.00%) FpML
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Derivative
2 1 (20.00%) Equities
2 1 (20.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Data Governance
1 4 (80.00%) Data Management
1 4 (80.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Data Architecture
2 3 (60.00%) Data Lineage
2 3 (60.00%) ETL
2 3 (60.00%) Master Data Management
3 2 (40.00%) Data Mapping
3 2 (40.00%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Data Management
4 1 (20.00%) High Availability
4 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (40.00%) GDPR
2 2 (40.00%) MiFID
2 2 (40.00%) Solvency II
3 1 (20.00%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) IBM
1 2 (40.00%) Informatica
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Ab Initio
2 1 (20.00%) BMC
2 1 (20.00%) CA
2 1 (20.00%) Cloudera
2 1 (20.00%) Embarcadero
2 1 (20.00%) Nintex
2 1 (20.00%) Remedy
2 1 (20.00%) Sybase
2 1 (20.00%) Talend
2 1 (20.00%) VMware