Period
to 18 November 2018

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 18 November 2018 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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 223 213 184
Rank change year-on-year -10 -29 +35
Contract jobs citing Data Management 1,155 1,201 1,459
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.23% 1.28% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 1.49% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 744 786 1,026
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £313 £278 £289
90th Percentile £675 £675 £656
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 39 22
England median hourly rate £22.00 £28.00 £18.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.43% +50.70% -27.14%
10th Percentile £10.45 £10.80 £12.09
90th Percentile £42.19 £59.50 £47.13
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £28.75 £27.29
% change year-on-year -23.48% +5.37% -0.56%

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 80,882 80,687 83,888
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.38% 85.93% 85.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 54,167 54,188 55,835
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £300 £283 £263
90th Percentile £648 £638 £610
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,057 1,917 2,252
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.38% +2.17% +4.55%
10th Percentile £11.44 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.00 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £23.14 £22.50
% change year-on-year -4.93% +2.84% +2.27%

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 18 November 2018.

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 18 November 2018.

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 18 November 2018. 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 -4 590 £538 +2.38% 154
South East -5 256 £490 +40.00% 62
North of England -35 118 £475 +11.76% 50
Midlands -43 69 £425 - 48
East of England +40 64 £450 -5.26% 29
North West -48 53 £463 -2.63% 23
West Midlands -38 52 £408 -1.21% 34
South West -42 52 £435 -0.57% 32
Yorkshire +6 51 £475 -2.56% 20
East Midlands -4 16 £550 +22.22% 14
North East -13 16 £475 -22.13% 7
South Coast - 1 - -
Data Management
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, 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.

1 318 (27.53%) Finance
2 311 (26.93%) SQL
3 258 (22.34%) Agile Software Development
4 198 (17.14%) Data Quality
5 193 (16.71%) Analytics
5 193 (16.71%) Analytical Skills
6 188 (16.28%) Data Modelling
7 181 (15.67%) Business Intelligence
8 168 (14.55%) ETL
9 164 (14.20%) Data Warehouse
10 162 (14.03%) Stakeholder Management
11 157 (13.59%) Migration
12 153 (13.25%) Data Analysis
13 147 (12.73%) Microsoft
14 139 (12.03%) Microsoft Excel
14 139 (12.03%) Microsoft Azure
15 138 (11.95%) Big Data
16 135 (11.69%) Oracle
17 127 (11.00%) Management Information System
17 127 (11.00%) Problem-Solving
18 126 (10.91%) Data Migration
19 114 (9.87%) SQL Server
20 109 (9.44%) Data Architecture
21 108 (9.35%) SAP
21 108 (9.35%) Project Management
22 100 (8.66%) Data Governance
23 99 (8.57%) Python
24 95 (8.23%) Relational Database
25 94 (8.14%) Java
26 88 (7.62%) Security Cleared

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 60 (5.19%) SAS
2 31 (2.68%) SharePoint
3 28 (2.42%) Apache Spark
4 21 (1.82%) Confluence
5 19 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
6 12 (1.04%) Apache
7 9 (0.78%) ArcGIS
8 8 (0.69%) CMS
9 6 (0.52%) Documentum
10 5 (0.43%) Oracle Service Bus
11 4 (0.35%) Skype for Business
12 3 (0.26%) Cloud Foundry
12 3 (0.26%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.17%) Apache Pig
13 2 (0.17%) ArcSDE
13 2 (0.17%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.087%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.087%) CICS
14 1 (0.087%) NetWeaver
14 1 (0.087%) WebSphere
Applications
1 139 (12.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 47 (4.07%) Microsoft Office
3 26 (2.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 26 (2.25%) MS Visio
4 18 (1.56%) Microsoft Project
5 12 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.26%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 21 (1.82%) Markit EDM
2 14 (1.21%) SAP HR
3 12 (1.04%) SAP ERP
3 12 (1.04%) SAP S/4HANA
3 12 (1.04%) Workday HCM
4 11 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
5 9 (0.78%) PolarLake
6 7 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (0.61%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 6 (0.52%) Oracle ERP
7 6 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 5 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
8 5 (0.43%) SAP Hybris
9 4 (0.35%) thinkFolio
10 3 (0.26%) Oracle 11i
10 3 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
10 3 (0.26%) SAP HCM
10 3 (0.26%) SAP MDG
10 3 (0.26%) SAP MM
10 3 (0.26%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 139 (12.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 65 (5.63%) Amazon AWS
3 45 (3.90%) IaaS
4 34 (2.94%) PaaS
5 27 (2.34%) SaaS
6 26 (2.25%) Office 365
7 14 (1.21%) Azure Data Factory
8 12 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
9 10 (0.87%) Dynamics 365
9 10 (0.87%) SuccessFactors
10 7 (0.61%) Amazon S3
10 7 (0.61%) Data Lake Analytics
10 7 (0.61%) Lucidchart
11 6 (0.52%) Adobe Analytics
11 6 (0.52%) Azure Machine Learning
11 6 (0.52%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 5 (0.43%) Amazon EMR
12 5 (0.43%) Stackdriver
13 4 (0.35%) Amazon Kinesis
13 4 (0.35%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.21%) Firewall
2 13 (1.13%) SMS
3 10 (0.87%) Internet
4 9 (0.78%) HTTP
5 6 (0.52%) DNS
5 6 (0.52%) Network Security
5 6 (0.52%) Unified Communications
6 5 (0.43%) ATM
6 5 (0.43%) Skype
6 5 (0.43%) VoIP
6 5 (0.43%) WAN
7 3 (0.26%) SSL
7 3 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.26%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.17%) FTP
8 2 (0.17%) ISDN
8 2 (0.17%) LAN
8 2 (0.17%) PSTN
8 2 (0.17%) Q.931
8 2 (0.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (14.20%) Data Warehouse
2 138 (11.95%) Big Data
3 114 (9.87%) SQL Server
4 95 (8.23%) Relational Database
5 83 (7.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 82 (7.10%) Hadoop
7 75 (6.49%) Power BI
8 67 (5.80%) Data Lake
9 52 (4.50%) NoSQL
10 49 (4.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 45 (3.90%) MySQL
12 39 (3.38%) Apache Hive
12 39 (3.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 38 (3.29%) RDBMS
14 34 (2.94%) MongoDB
15 28 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
16 27 (2.34%) BusinessObjects
17 26 (2.25%) MS Access
18 21 (1.82%) HBase
19 19 (1.65%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 48 (4.16%) JIRA
2 43 (3.72%) Jenkins
3 36 (3.12%) Git (software)
4 24 (2.08%) Cucumber
5 23 (1.99%) Selenium
6 21 (1.82%) Bitbucket
7 20 (1.73%) Artifactory
8 16 (1.39%) ERwin
8 16 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
8 16 (1.39%) Visual Studio Team System
9 15 (1.30%) Subversion
10 14 (1.21%) Visual Studio
11 13 (1.13%) LoadRunner
12 11 (0.95%) Maven
13 10 (0.87%) Toad
14 7 (0.61%) Gatling
15 6 (0.52%) LSMW
15 6 (0.52%) SoapUI
15 6 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 6 (0.52%) Vagrant
General
1 318 (27.53%) Finance
2 73 (6.32%) Banking
3 66 (5.71%) Retail
4 49 (4.24%) Marketing
5 40 (3.46%) Legal
6 30 (2.60%) Back Office
7 24 (2.08%) Front Office
8 22 (1.90%) Investment Banking
8 22 (1.90%) Telecoms
9 21 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
10 15 (1.30%) Manufacturing
11 10 (0.87%) Automotive
11 10 (0.87%) Publishing
12 5 (0.43%) Advertising
12 5 (0.43%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.43%) Law
12 5 (0.43%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.35%) Electronics
14 3 (0.26%) German Language
14 3 (0.26%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 292 (25.28%) Analyst
2 173 (14.98%) Developer
3 145 (12.55%) Data Analyst
4 124 (10.74%) Architect
5 101 (8.74%) Business Analyst
6 72 (6.23%) Data Architect
7 71 (6.15%) Consultant
8 54 (4.68%) Project Manager
9 39 (3.38%) Data Engineer
10 38 (3.29%) Data Business Analyst
11 27 (2.34%) Senior Developer
11 27 (2.34%) Test Manager
11 27 (2.34%) Tester
12 24 (2.08%) Data Consultant
12 24 (2.08%) Data Manager
12 24 (2.08%) SQL Developer
13 23 (1.99%) Administrator
13 23 (1.99%) Solutions Architect
14 21 (1.82%) Java Developer
14 21 (1.82%) Migration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (3.46%) .NET
1 40 (3.46%) Web Services
2 35 (3.03%) XML
3 27 (2.34%) HTML
4 22 (1.90%) RESTful
5 21 (1.82%) CSS
5 21 (1.82%) Node.js
6 20 (1.73%) Middleware
6 20 (1.73%) Oracle Fusion
7 19 (1.65%) Spring
8 17 (1.47%) jQuery
9 16 (1.39%) Kafka
10 15 (1.30%) JSON
11 14 (1.21%) GraphQL
12 13 (1.13%) ASP.NET
13 10 (0.87%) ASP.NET Web API
13 10 (0.87%) SOAP
14 9 (0.78%) AngularJS
15 8 (0.69%) REST
16 7 (0.61%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 193 (16.71%) Analytical Skills
2 127 (11.00%) Management Information System
3 60 (5.19%) Reference Data
4 51 (4.42%) Data Structures
5 42 (3.64%) User Experience
6 30 (2.60%) Computer Science
6 30 (2.60%) Greenfield Project
6 30 (2.60%) Self-Motivation
7 19 (1.65%) Taxonomies
8 18 (1.56%) Fixed Income
9 16 (1.39%) Derivative
10 14 (1.21%) Data Centre
10 14 (1.21%) Equities
11 13 (1.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 12 (1.04%) CMDB
13 9 (0.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 9 (0.78%) Virtual Team
14 8 (0.69%) Algorithms
14 8 (0.69%) Clustering
14 8 (0.69%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 58 (5.02%) Unix
2 49 (4.24%) Linux
3 46 (3.98%) Windows
4 12 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (0.95%) Windows Server
6 6 (0.52%) CentOS
6 6 (0.52%) Windows 10
7 4 (0.35%) Solaris
7 4 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.087%) Android
9 1 (0.087%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (0.087%) VMS
9 1 (0.087%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.087%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 258 (22.34%) Agile Software Development
2 193 (16.71%) Analytics
3 188 (16.28%) Data Modelling
4 181 (15.67%) Business Intelligence
5 168 (14.55%) ETL
6 162 (14.03%) Stakeholder Management
7 157 (13.59%) Migration
8 153 (13.25%) Data Analysis
9 127 (11.00%) Problem-Solving
10 126 (10.91%) Data Migration
11 109 (9.44%) Data Architecture
12 108 (9.35%) Project Management
13 100 (8.66%) Data Governance
14 72 (6.23%) ERP
15 68 (5.89%) Business Analysis
16 67 (5.80%) Data Integration
17 66 (5.71%) DevOps
17 66 (5.71%) Test Automation
18 64 (5.54%) ITIL
19 63 (5.45%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 311 (26.93%) SQL
2 99 (8.57%) Python
3 94 (8.14%) Java
4 64 (5.54%) T-SQL
5 53 (4.59%) JavaScript
6 46 (3.98%) C#
7 33 (2.86%) PL/SQL
8 31 (2.68%) R
9 26 (2.25%) Shell Script
10 23 (1.99%) C
10 23 (1.99%) VBA
11 22 (1.90%) PowerShell
11 22 (1.90%) Scala
12 19 (1.65%) VB
13 17 (1.47%) PHP
14 12 (1.04%) MATLAB
15 10 (0.87%) C++
16 8 (0.69%) Bash Shell
16 8 (0.69%) Groovy
17 7 (0.61%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 88 (7.62%) Security Cleared
2 64 (5.54%) SC Cleared
3 63 (5.45%) Degree
4 17 (1.47%) CISSP
5 16 (1.39%) CISM
5 16 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (1.13%) Computer Science Degree
7 12 (1.04%) CRISC
8 9 (0.78%) MCSA
9 7 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
10 6 (0.52%) DV Cleared
10 6 (0.52%) SAS Certification
11 5 (0.43%) Master's Degree
11 5 (0.43%) TOGAF Certification
12 4 (0.35%) CISMP
12 4 (0.35%) ISEB
12 4 (0.35%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (0.26%) CCDP
13 3 (0.26%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 198 (17.14%) Data Quality
2 82 (7.10%) QA
3 46 (3.98%) GDPR
4 16 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 15 (1.30%) SLA
6 14 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (0.78%) PMO
8 6 (0.52%) ISO 9000
8 6 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.43%) Def Stans
10 4 (0.35%) COBIT
11 3 (0.26%) PCI DSS
12 2 (0.17%) Solvency II
13 1 (0.087%) Disclosure Scotland
13 1 (0.087%) Dodd-Frank
13 1 (0.087%) ECSS
13 1 (0.087%) EMIR
13 1 (0.087%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 1 (0.087%) MiFID
13 1 (0.087%) MIL-STD-1553
System Software
1 51 (4.42%) Docker
2 17 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
3 15 (1.30%) Active Directory
4 14 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (0.69%) HDFS
6 4 (0.35%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.17%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.087%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.087%) Cronacle
8 1 (0.087%) KVM
8 1 (0.087%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.087%) QEMU
8 1 (0.087%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.087%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 32 (2.77%) Ansible
2 23 (1.99%) Puppet
3 13 (1.13%) Kubernetes
4 11 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (0.87%) Packer
5 10 (0.87%) Terraform
6 9 (0.78%) HP ALM
6 9 (0.78%) Single Sign-On
7 6 (0.52%) Salt
8 5 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (0.35%) Grafana
9 4 (0.35%) NetBackup
9 4 (0.35%) Prometheus
9 4 (0.35%) ZABBIX
10 3 (0.26%) Hadoop YARN
10 3 (0.26%) nmon
10 3 (0.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 3 (0.26%) SCCM
11 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Intune
11 2 (0.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 147 (12.73%) Microsoft
2 135 (11.69%) Oracle
3 108 (9.35%) SAP
4 49 (4.24%) Tableau
5 40 (3.46%) Cloudera
6 38 (3.29%) Hortonworks
6 38 (3.29%) Informatica
7 27 (2.34%) Salesforce.com
8 26 (2.25%) Splunk
9 20 (1.73%) Workday
10 19 (1.65%) ServiceNow
11 16 (1.39%) Ab Initio
11 16 (1.39%) Google
12 15 (1.30%) Adobe
12 15 (1.30%) HP
12 15 (1.30%) IBM
12 15 (1.30%) Teradata
12 15 (1.30%) VMware
13 14 (1.21%) Talend
14 13 (1.13%) Bloomberg