Period
to 16 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 16 September 2021 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
16 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 86 52 117
Rank change year-on-year -34 +65 +15
Contract jobs citing Metadata 8 4 7
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.61% 0.75% 0.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.39% 3.33% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 6
10th Percentile £465 " £456
25th Percentile £488 " £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £515 £378 £513
Median % change year-on-year +36.24% -26.24% +17.14%
75th Percentile £572 " £578
90th Percentile £611 " £638
England median daily rate £575 £550 £518
% change year-on-year +4.55% +6.28% +3.50%

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 East Midlands with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 236 120 512
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 17.92% 22.60% 25.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 74 343
10th Percentile £304 £245 £270
25th Percentile £361 £307 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £372 £400
Median % change year-on-year +14.40% -7.13% +3.23%
75th Percentile £525 £434 £488
90th Percentile £588 £500 £543
England median daily rate £525 £500 £480
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 9
10th Percentile £30.27 £18.92 £14.00
25th Percentile £34.54 £29.88 £14.28
Median hourly rate £43.34 £48.15 £18.00
Median % change year-on-year -10.00% +167.50% -55.00%
75th Percentile £46.88 £51.58 £24.75
90th Percentile £48.00 £53.63 £48.00
England median hourly rate £28.68 £25.05 £30.00
% change year-on-year +14.50% -16.52% +8.64%

Metadata
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Metadata as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Metadata in the East Midlands

Metadata
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Metadata in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Metadata in the East Midlands

Metadata
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Metadata within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 16 September 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire -5 5 £515 +36.24% 3
Nottinghamshire -19 2 £625 -
Metadata
England

For the 6 months to 16 September 2021, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Metadata.

1 7 (87.50%) Data Management
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle
3 5 (62.50%) Data Modelling
3 5 (62.50%) Data Quality
4 4 (50.00%) Data Governance
5 3 (37.50%) BDD
5 3 (37.50%) Apache Hive
5 3 (37.50%) HBase
5 3 (37.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
5 3 (37.50%) Scala
5 3 (37.50%) Hadoop
5 3 (37.50%) Big Data
5 3 (37.50%) Cloudera
5 3 (37.50%) Data Reconciliation
5 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
5 3 (37.50%) HDFS
5 3 (37.50%) DevOps
5 3 (37.50%) Impala
5 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (37.50%) Apache Spark
5 3 (37.50%) Hadoop YARN
5 3 (37.50%) Logical Data Model
5 3 (37.50%) Physical Data Model
5 3 (37.50%) Spark SQL
5 3 (37.50%) ETL Development
5 3 (37.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (37.50%) ETL

Metadata
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) Apache Spark
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Hyperion Planning
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Apache Hive
1 3 (37.50%) Big Data
1 3 (37.50%) Data Lake
1 3 (37.50%) Hadoop
1 3 (37.50%) HBase
1 3 (37.50%) Impala
1 3 (37.50%) Metadata Repository
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
1 3 (37.50%) RDBMS
1 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
1 3 (37.50%) Spark SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Essbase
General
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Ab Initio Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Hyperion Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Data Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Data Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Product Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Product Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Product Owner
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Reference Data
2 1 (12.50%) iPad
2 1 (12.50%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Data Management
2 5 (62.50%) Data Modelling
3 4 (50.00%) Data Governance
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) BDD
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (37.50%) Data Reconciliation
4 3 (37.50%) Deployment Automation
4 3 (37.50%) DevOps
4 3 (37.50%) ETL
4 3 (37.50%) ETL Development
4 3 (37.50%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (37.50%) Logical Data Model
4 3 (37.50%) Physical Data Model
4 3 (37.50%) Task Automation
4 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
5 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (25.00%) Prototyping
5 2 (25.00%) Reference Data Management
5 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) Scala
3 2 (25.00%) Groovy
3 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) Data Quality
2 3 (37.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 3 (37.50%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) Ab Initio
2 3 (37.50%) Cloudera
2 3 (37.50%) Teradata
3 2 (25.00%) Hyperion
4 1 (12.50%) Adobe