Period
to 23 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 6 months to 23 January 2020 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
UK > England
6 months to
23 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 173 218 204
Rank change year-on-year +45 -14 -20
Contract jobs citing Data Management 1,011 1,222 1,270
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.53% 1.34% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 1.53% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 595 793 853
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £306 £313 £280
90th Percentile £713 £688 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 42 35
England median hourly rate £32.00 £19.12 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +67.34% -31.71% +9.65%
10th Percentile £18.00 £11.41 £11.55
90th Percentile £53.60 £41.97 £57.50
UK median hourly rate £32.98 £20.25 £29.50
% change year-on-year +62.89% -31.37% -7.09%

Data Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 56,306 79,810 79,952
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 85.47% 87.40% 86.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 37,039 53,321 53,909
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £290 £300 £285
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,806 1,965 1,884
England median hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £23.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.26% +1.56% -2.57%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.44 £11.35
90th Percentile £53.00 £50.06 £49.75
UK median hourly rate £22.88 £23.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -2.66% +2.17% -

Data Management
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Data Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Data Management in England

Data Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Management in England

Data Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Management in England over the 6 months to 23 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Management in England

Data Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Management in England

Data Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Management in England over the 6 months to 23 January 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Data Management in England

Data Management
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Management within the England region over the 6 months to 23 January 2020. 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
London +35 471 £525 - 112
South East +38 244 £500 - 67
North of England +37 137 £400 -20.00% 65
North West +29 67 £344 -34.52% 32
Midlands +24 55 £380 -15.56% 46
South West +11 55 £613 +28.95% 18
Yorkshire +44 47 £475 +4.11% 27
East of England +36 47 £375 -31.82% 26
East Midlands +41 29 £450 -18.18% 8
West Midlands +22 26 £350 -17.65% 38
North East +9 23 £428 -12.31% 6
Data Management
UK

For the 6 months to 23 January 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Data Management 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 England region with a requirement for Data Management.

1 359 (35.51%) SQL
2 257 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
3 246 (24.33%) Analytics
4 242 (23.94%) Finance
5 226 (22.35%) Business Intelligence
6 221 (21.86%) Microsoft
7 209 (20.67%) Data Modelling
8 195 (19.29%) Azure
9 174 (17.21%) ETL
10 148 (14.64%) Data Quality
11 140 (13.85%) DevOps
12 139 (13.75%) Data Warehouse
13 132 (13.06%) Migration
14 129 (12.76%) Data Architecture
15 128 (12.66%) AWS
15 128 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
16 125 (12.36%) Python
17 121 (11.97%) Power Platform
18 120 (11.87%) Power BI
19 119 (11.77%) SQL Server
20 116 (11.47%) Management Information System
21 108 (10.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 105 (10.39%) Big Data
23 104 (10.29%) Data Governance
24 103 (10.19%) Oracle
24 103 (10.19%) Data Lake
25 102 (10.09%) Problem-Solving
26 99 (9.79%) Data Analysis
27 94 (9.30%) Security Cleared
28 86 (8.51%) Windows

Data Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 45 (4.45%) Apache Spark
2 43 (4.25%) SharePoint
3 37 (3.66%) SAS
4 18 (1.78%) Apache
4 18 (1.78%) Jupyter
5 13 (1.29%) IIS
6 10 (0.99%) Confluence
7 9 (0.89%) ArcGIS
7 9 (0.89%) Skype for Business
8 8 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (0.59%) Apache Pig
9 6 (0.59%) nginx
9 6 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
10 5 (0.49%) CMS
10 5 (0.49%) JBoss
10 5 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.40%) Apache Airflow
12 3 (0.30%) GeoServer
Applications
1 80 (7.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 36 (3.56%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (1.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
5 10 (0.99%) Windchill
6 7 (0.69%) XMetaL
7 5 (0.49%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
9 2 (0.20%) MicroStation
10 1 (0.099%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.099%) SketchUp
10 1 (0.099%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 19 (1.88%) Markit EDM
1 19 (1.88%) PolarLake
2 10 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 9 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.89%) Eagle PACE
4 8 (0.79%) SAP S/4HANA
4 8 (0.79%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 7 (0.69%) SAP MDG
5 7 (0.69%) SAP MDM
6 4 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.30%) Unica
8 2 (0.20%) Infor SunSystems
8 2 (0.20%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 2 (0.20%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.20%) thinkFolio
9 1 (0.099%) Adobe Campaign
9 1 (0.099%) Infor M3
9 1 (0.099%) Raiser's Edge
9 1 (0.099%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 195 (19.29%) Azure
2 128 (12.66%) AWS
3 121 (11.97%) Power Platform
4 66 (6.53%) PaaS
5 54 (5.34%) IaaS
6 36 (3.56%) GCP
7 25 (2.47%) Office 365
8 22 (2.18%) SaaS
9 20 (1.98%) Serverless
10 16 (1.58%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 14 (1.38%) Azure Active Directory
11 14 (1.38%) Dynamics 365
12 13 (1.29%) Amazon S3
12 13 (1.29%) Boomi
12 13 (1.29%) PowerApps
13 12 (1.19%) Microsoft Flow
14 11 (1.09%) AWS Lambda
14 11 (1.09%) GitHub
15 8 (0.79%) Azure Machine Learning
16 7 (0.69%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.78%) SAN
2 16 (1.58%) Radio Access Network
3 15 (1.48%) FTP
4 14 (1.38%) DNS
5 11 (1.09%) Internet
6 9 (0.89%) Skype
7 8 (0.79%) DHCP
8 7 (0.69%) Firewall
9 6 (0.59%) Broadband
9 6 (0.59%) TCP/IP
10 5 (0.49%) LAN
10 5 (0.49%) SSL
10 5 (0.49%) VoIP
10 5 (0.49%) VPN
10 5 (0.49%) VSAN
10 5 (0.49%) WAN
11 4 (0.40%) HTTP
11 4 (0.40%) Intranet
11 4 (0.40%) Kerberos
12 3 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (13.75%) Data Warehouse
2 120 (11.87%) Power BI
3 119 (11.77%) SQL Server
4 108 (10.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 105 (10.39%) Big Data
6 103 (10.19%) Data Lake
7 79 (7.81%) Relational Database
8 72 (7.12%) Hadoop
9 58 (5.74%) NoSQL
10 49 (4.85%) HDInsight
11 45 (4.45%) PostgreSQL
12 44 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 35 (3.46%) MySQL
14 30 (2.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 28 (2.77%) Apache Hive
15 28 (2.77%) RDBMS
16 23 (2.27%) Amazon Aurora
16 23 (2.27%) GIS
16 23 (2.27%) MongoDB
17 22 (2.18%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 56 (5.54%) Visual Studio
2 38 (3.76%) Git (software)
3 33 (3.26%) JIRA
4 31 (3.07%) Visual Studio Team System
5 20 (1.98%) Jenkins
6 14 (1.38%) ERwin
7 10 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (0.89%) PowerDesigner
9 6 (0.59%) ER Studio
9 6 (0.59%) Maven
9 6 (0.59%) Subversion
10 5 (0.49%) Selenium
11 4 (0.40%) MSTest
12 3 (0.30%) Octopus Deploy
12 3 (0.30%) Rational DOORS
13 2 (0.20%) JMeter
13 2 (0.20%) Mocha
13 2 (0.20%) PostCSS
13 2 (0.20%) Sonatype Nexus
13 2 (0.20%) TestCafe
General
1 242 (23.94%) Finance
2 81 (8.01%) Public Sector
3 55 (5.44%) Marketing
4 54 (5.34%) Telecoms
5 41 (4.06%) Retail
6 29 (2.87%) Banking
7 27 (2.67%) Legal
8 26 (2.57%) Manufacturing
9 19 (1.88%) Front Office
10 18 (1.78%) Back Office
11 11 (1.09%) Publishing
12 10 (0.99%) Law
12 10 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
13 9 (0.89%) Advertising
14 6 (0.59%) Investment Banking
15 5 (0.49%) Electronics
15 5 (0.49%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.49%) Local Government
16 4 (0.40%) Games
17 2 (0.20%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 199 (19.68%) Analyst
2 183 (18.10%) Architect
3 165 (16.32%) Developer
4 121 (11.97%) Data Analyst
5 97 (9.59%) Data Architect
6 71 (7.02%) Data Engineer
7 70 (6.92%) Solutions Architect
8 60 (5.93%) DevOps Engineer
9 47 (4.65%) Business Analyst
10 40 (3.96%) Consultant
11 32 (3.17%) Administrator
12 30 (2.97%) Java Developer
13 28 (2.77%) Azure Engineer
13 28 (2.77%) Data Manager
13 28 (2.77%) Data Scientist
14 26 (2.57%) Data Business Analyst
14 26 (2.57%) Software Engineer
15 23 (2.27%) Project Manager
16 22 (2.18%) Azure DevOps Engineer
16 22 (2.18%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (6.33%) XML
2 58 (5.74%) Web Services
3 57 (5.64%) .NET
4 38 (3.76%) Kafka
5 27 (2.67%) JSON
6 25 (2.47%) REST
7 24 (2.37%) React
8 23 (2.27%) J2EE
9 21 (2.08%) Pandas
10 20 (1.98%) SOAP
11 19 (1.88%) Dropwizard
11 19 (1.88%) gRPC
11 19 (1.88%) J2SE
11 19 (1.88%) Node.js
12 17 (1.68%) AngularJS
12 17 (1.68%) NumPy
13 16 (1.58%) RESTful
13 16 (1.58%) scikit-learn
14 15 (1.48%) HTML
14 15 (1.48%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 128 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
2 116 (11.47%) Management Information System
3 54 (5.34%) Reference Data
4 28 (2.77%) Data Structures
5 23 (2.27%) Fixed Income
6 22 (2.18%) Algorithms
6 22 (2.18%) User Experience
7 20 (1.98%) Virtual Team
8 19 (1.88%) Pricing Data
9 15 (1.48%) Greenfield Project
9 15 (1.48%) Public Cloud
9 15 (1.48%) Self-Motivation
10 14 (1.38%) Equities
11 13 (1.29%) Data Centre
11 13 (1.29%) Hybrid Cloud
12 12 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 12 (1.19%) Hedge funds
13 10 (0.99%) Derivative
13 10 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
13 10 (0.99%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 86 (8.51%) Windows
2 66 (6.53%) Linux
3 27 (2.67%) Unix
4 21 (2.08%) Windows Server
5 12 (1.19%) Windows 10
6 8 (0.79%) Android
6 8 (0.79%) Apple iOS
6 8 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (0.69%) CentOS
7 7 (0.69%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.30%) AIX
9 3 (0.30%) Solaris
10 2 (0.20%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 257 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
2 246 (24.33%) Analytics
3 226 (22.35%) Business Intelligence
4 209 (20.67%) Data Modelling
5 174 (17.21%) ETL
6 140 (13.85%) DevOps
7 132 (13.06%) Migration
8 129 (12.76%) Data Architecture
9 104 (10.29%) Data Governance
10 102 (10.09%) Problem-Solving
11 99 (9.79%) Data Analysis
12 84 (8.31%) Data Integration
13 78 (7.72%) Scrum
14 76 (7.52%) Data Science
14 76 (7.52%) Master Data Management
15 74 (7.32%) Visualisation
16 71 (7.02%) Stakeholder Management
17 70 (6.92%) Test Automation
18 69 (6.82%) Data Migration
19 67 (6.63%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 359 (35.51%) SQL
2 125 (12.36%) Python
3 70 (6.92%) PowerShell
4 66 (6.53%) Java
5 51 (5.04%) C#
6 47 (4.65%) JavaScript
7 46 (4.55%) R
8 24 (2.37%) T-SQL
9 23 (2.27%) Scala
10 18 (1.78%) C
11 16 (1.58%) Shell Script
12 15 (1.48%) PL/SQL
13 12 (1.19%) Perl
14 11 (1.09%) C++
15 9 (0.89%) X++
16 8 (0.79%) TypeScript
16 8 (0.79%) VBA
17 7 (0.69%) XQuery
18 6 (0.59%) VB
19 5 (0.49%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 94 (9.30%) Security Cleared
2 72 (7.12%) SC Cleared
3 64 (6.33%) Degree
4 20 (1.98%) Master's Degree
5 12 (1.19%) PhD
6 11 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
7 9 (0.89%) DV Cleared
7 9 (0.89%) HND
8 8 (0.79%) TOGAF Certification
9 7 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (0.59%) CIMA
10 6 (0.59%) CIPFA
10 6 (0.59%) ISTQB
10 6 (0.59%) Numerate Degree
10 6 (0.59%) PMI Certification
11 5 (0.49%) CTC Cleared
12 4 (0.40%) Chartered Engineer
12 4 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.40%) MCSE
13 3 (0.30%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 148 (14.64%) Data Quality
2 30 (2.97%) QA
3 28 (2.77%) GDPR
4 21 (2.08%) PMO
5 17 (1.68%) SLA
6 9 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
8 4 (0.40%) RMADS
9 3 (0.30%) EMIR
9 3 (0.30%) IFRS
9 3 (0.30%) MiFID
9 3 (0.30%) NIST
10 2 (0.20%) COBIT
10 2 (0.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 2 (0.20%) NCSC
11 1 (0.099%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.099%) NEBOSH
11 1 (0.099%) NIST 800
11 1 (0.099%) WCAG
System Software
1 33 (3.26%) Docker
2 32 (3.17%) Virtual Machines
3 27 (2.67%) Active Directory
4 10 (0.99%) HDFS
4 10 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (0.79%) Firmware
6 7 (0.69%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.69%) Virtual Desktop
6 7 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
7 6 (0.59%) vSphere
8 5 (0.49%) VMware NSX
8 5 (0.49%) XenApp
9 3 (0.30%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.099%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 24 (2.37%) Kubernetes
2 11 (1.09%) Oozie
3 10 (0.99%) Ansible
4 9 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (0.89%) Puppet
5 7 (0.69%) Terraform
6 6 (0.59%) HAProxy
7 5 (0.49%) HP ALM
7 5 (0.49%) NetBackup
7 5 (0.49%) vRealize
8 4 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (0.40%) SCCM
9 3 (0.30%) Avamar
9 3 (0.30%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.30%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (0.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 3 (0.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (0.20%) Nessus
10 2 (0.20%) Packer
10 2 (0.20%) Salt
Vendors
1 221 (21.86%) Microsoft
2 103 (10.19%) Oracle
3 73 (7.22%) SAP
4 53 (5.24%) Informatica
5 36 (3.56%) Google
5 36 (3.56%) Tableau
6 30 (2.97%) Salesforce.com
7 27 (2.67%) VMware
8 26 (2.57%) IBM
9 25 (2.47%) Citrix
9 25 (2.47%) Cloudera
10 24 (2.37%) HP
11 21 (2.08%) Dell
11 21 (2.08%) Sybase
11 21 (2.08%) Talend
12 20 (1.98%) Bloomberg
13 19 (1.88%) Teradata
14 17 (1.68%) ServiceNow
14 17 (1.68%) StreamSets
15 16 (1.58%) ComArch