Period
to 18 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Metadata skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Metadata over the 6 months to 18 January 2022 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 156 117 170
Rank change year-on-year -39 +53 +53
Contract jobs citing Metadata 31 9 29
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.78% 0.44% 0.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.27% 1.94% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 6 22
10th Percentile £268 £289 £501
25th Percentile £452 £349 £525
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £555 £500 £550
Median % change year-on-year +11.05% -9.09% +34.15%
75th Percentile £815 £584 £625
90th Percentile £978 £594 £798
Central London median daily rate £550 £500 £550
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +35.80%

Metadata is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following 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 database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 948 465 1,149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 23.70% 22.78% 23.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 753 349 906
10th Percentile £375 £325 £378
25th Percentile £488 £415 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £570 £525 £515
Median % change year-on-year +8.57% +1.94% -1.90%
75th Percentile £675 £625 £594
90th Percentile £769 £688 £663
Central London median daily rate £570 £525 £510
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 4
10th Percentile £34.75 - £22.17
25th Percentile £39.00 - £23.67
Median hourly rate £53.25 £22.00 £25.00
Median % change year-on-year +142.05% -12.00% -32.60%
75th Percentile £61.56 - £33.00
90th Percentile £69.63 - £46.50
Central London median hourly rate £53.25 £42.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year +26.04% +69.00% -32.60%

Metadata
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Metadata as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Metadata in the City of London

Metadata
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Metadata in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Metadata in the City of London

Metadata
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Metadata in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Metadata in the City of London

Metadata
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Metadata in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Metadata in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 January 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Metadata also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Metadata.

1 20 (64.52%) Social Skills
2 15 (48.39%) Data Governance
3 14 (45.16%) Data Management
4 13 (41.94%) Metadata Management
5 12 (38.71%) Data Modelling
6 10 (32.26%) Finance
6 10 (32.26%) Data Quality
7 9 (29.03%) Data Architecture
8 8 (25.81%) SQL
8 8 (25.81%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (22.58%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (22.58%) Migration
9 7 (22.58%) Time Management
9 7 (22.58%) Data Lineage
10 6 (19.35%) Power Platform
10 6 (19.35%) Data Migration
10 6 (19.35%) AWS
10 6 (19.35%) Relational Database
10 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (19.35%) RDBMS
10 6 (19.35%) ETL
10 6 (19.35%) Oracle
11 5 (16.13%) Banking
11 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
11 5 (16.13%) Telecoms
11 5 (16.13%) Master Data Management
11 5 (16.13%) Data Entry
11 5 (16.13%) Presentation Skills
11 5 (16.13%) Data Strategy
11 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills

Metadata
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 3 (9.68%) Apache Spark
1 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.23%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 6 (19.35%) AWS
1 6 (19.35%) Power Platform
2 4 (12.90%) Azure
2 4 (12.90%) PowerApps
3 3 (9.68%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (9.68%) Amazon S3
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft 365
4 2 (6.45%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (6.45%) OneDrive
4 2 (6.45%) Power Automate
5 1 (3.23%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (3.23%) Collibra
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (19.35%) RDBMS
2 6 (19.35%) Relational Database
3 4 (12.90%) Big Data
3 4 (12.90%) NoSQL
3 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
4 3 (9.68%) Amazon Athena
4 3 (9.68%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (9.68%) Amazon Redshift
4 3 (9.68%) Power BI
5 2 (6.45%) MySQL
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.23%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
6 1 (3.23%) HDInsight
6 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (3.23%) PowerCenter
6 1 (3.23%) QlikView
6 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) ERwin
2 1 (3.23%) JIRA
2 1 (3.23%) Toad
General
1 20 (64.52%) Social Skills
2 10 (32.26%) Finance
3 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (16.13%) Banking
3 5 (16.13%) Presentation Skills
3 5 (16.13%) Telecoms
4 3 (9.68%) Influencing Skills
5 1 (3.23%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Architect
2 5 (16.13%) Data Architect
3 3 (9.68%) Consultant
3 3 (9.68%) Data Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Applications Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Business Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Data Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Data Governance Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) DBA
4 2 (6.45%) Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Governance Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared DBA
4 2 (6.45%) Senior Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Senior Data Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Lead Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Lead Data Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) Kafka
2 2 (6.45%) RESTful
2 2 (6.45%) XML
3 1 (3.23%) ADO
3 1 (3.23%) Apache Avro
3 1 (3.23%) GraphQL
3 1 (3.23%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.68%) Fixed Income
2 3 (9.68%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (6.45%) Taxonomies
4 1 (3.23%) Equities
4 1 (3.23%) Legacy Applications
4 1 (3.23%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (3.23%) Reference Data
4 1 (3.23%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Linux
1 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Data Governance
2 14 (45.16%) Data Management
3 13 (41.94%) Metadata Management
4 12 (38.71%) Data Modelling
5 9 (29.03%) Data Architecture
6 7 (22.58%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (22.58%) Data Lineage
6 7 (22.58%) Migration
6 7 (22.58%) Time Management
7 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (19.35%) Data Migration
7 6 (19.35%) ETL
8 5 (16.13%) Data Entry
8 5 (16.13%) Data Strategy
8 5 (16.13%) Master Data Management
9 4 (12.90%) Business Case
9 4 (12.90%) Data Analysis
9 4 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
10 3 (9.68%) Analytics
10 3 (9.68%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) Python
3 1 (3.23%) Java
3 1 (3.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
1 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (6.45%) Degree
3 1 (3.23%) ACCA
3 1 (3.23%) CIMA
3 1 (3.23%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.23%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (32.26%) Data Quality
2 4 (12.90%) GDPR
3 1 (3.23%) IFRS
3 1 (3.23%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle
2 4 (12.90%) Cloudera
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.68%) Talend
4 1 (3.23%) Google
4 1 (3.23%) Hortonworks
4 1 (3.23%) Informatica
4 1 (3.23%) Refinitiv
4 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.23%) Sparx
4 1 (3.23%) Sybase