Period
to 18 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 208 218 202
Rank change year-on-year +10 -16 +20
Contract jobs citing Data Management 1,231 1,114 1,289
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.31% 1.25% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 1.46% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 775 731 915
England median daily rate £475 £475 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.26% -0.54%
10th Percentile £300 £294 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 26 24
England median hourly rate £22.50 £20.67 £18.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.87% +13.87% -19.33%
10th Percentile £12.03 £10.88 £10.95
90th Percentile £57.35 £48.75 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £18.90
% change year-on-year +4.65% +13.76% -31.12%

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 81,218 76,262 85,473
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.32% 85.77% 85.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 54,079 50,304 57,039
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £264
90th Percentile £638 £625 £607
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,192 1,892 2,068
England median hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.42% +2.13% +9.05%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.69
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £21.02 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -15.92% +6.38% +8.60%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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 -18 595 £525 +3.23% 140
South East +17 264 £475 +35.71% 75
North of England -3 166 £425 - 38
North West +11 98 £425 - 21
East of England +42 79 £450 +8.43% 29
Midlands -11 76 £400 - 44
Yorkshire -14 48 £450 +5.26% 14
West Midlands -27 47 £400 - 29
South West -22 43 £475 +11.76% 30
East Midlands +5 28 £380 -14.12% 15
North East 0 24 £475 -22.13% 3
South Coast - 1 - -
Data Management
UK

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 331 (26.89%) Finance
2 315 (25.59%) Agile Software Development
3 296 (24.05%) SQL
4 231 (18.77%) Data Quality
5 226 (18.36%) Analytics
6 199 (16.17%) Data Modelling
7 193 (15.68%) Business Intelligence
8 185 (15.03%) ETL
9 177 (14.38%) Analytical Skills
10 172 (13.97%) Migration
11 170 (13.81%) Oracle
12 169 (13.73%) Data Warehouse
13 159 (12.92%) Microsoft
14 157 (12.75%) Management Information System
14 157 (12.75%) Data Analysis
15 156 (12.67%) Data Governance
16 153 (12.43%) Stakeholder Management
17 141 (11.45%) Data Architecture
18 132 (10.72%) Data Migration
18 132 (10.72%) Big Data
19 131 (10.64%) Microsoft Excel
20 130 (10.56%) SQL Server
21 112 (9.10%) Project Management
22 109 (8.85%) Problem-Solving
23 97 (7.88%) Data Integration
24 96 (7.80%) Python
25 94 (7.64%) Hadoop
26 93 (7.55%) SAP
27 92 (7.47%) Java
28 90 (7.31%) Degree

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 79 (6.42%) SAS
2 41 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 37 (3.01%) Apache Spark
4 20 (1.62%) Confluence
5 17 (1.38%) CMS
6 12 (0.97%) Apache
6 12 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (0.65%) ArcGIS
7 8 (0.65%) OpenStack
8 7 (0.57%) Apache Pig
8 7 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (0.41%) Oracle Service Bus
10 4 (0.32%) Apache Solr
10 4 (0.32%) Jupyter
11 3 (0.24%) Cloud Foundry
11 3 (0.24%) JBoss
11 3 (0.24%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.16%) IIS
12 2 (0.16%) Skype for Business
12 2 (0.16%) Umbraco
Applications
1 131 (10.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 57 (4.63%) Microsoft Office
3 34 (2.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 20 (1.62%) Microsoft Project
5 19 (1.54%) MS Visio
6 13 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.41%) Chatbot
8 3 (0.24%) SOLIDWORKS
9 2 (0.16%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 26 (2.11%) Markit EDM
2 14 (1.14%) PolarLake
3 9 (0.73%) SAP ERP
4 8 (0.65%) SAP S/4HANA
5 6 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.49%) ION MarketView
5 6 (0.49%) SAP HR
6 5 (0.41%) Oracle ERP
6 5 (0.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 4 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.32%) SAP SD
7 4 (0.32%) Unit4 Business World
7 4 (0.32%) Workday HCM
8 3 (0.24%) Oracle 11i
8 3 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (0.24%) SAP FI
8 3 (0.24%) thinkFolio
8 3 (0.24%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 70 (5.69%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (5.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 54 (4.39%) SaaS
4 47 (3.82%) PaaS
5 32 (2.60%) IaaS
6 24 (1.95%) Office 365
7 13 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
8 12 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
9 10 (0.81%) Amazon S3
10 9 (0.73%) Azure Data Factory
10 9 (0.73%) GitHub
11 8 (0.65%) Azure Machine Learning
12 7 (0.57%) Data Lake Analytics
13 6 (0.49%) Amazon EMR
13 6 (0.49%) iPaaS
13 6 (0.49%) npm
13 6 (0.49%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 6 (0.49%) Yarn
14 5 (0.41%) Boomi
14 5 (0.41%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.79%) SMS
2 18 (1.46%) Firewall
3 16 (1.30%) FTP
4 12 (0.97%) Internet
5 11 (0.89%) Network Security
6 10 (0.81%) DNS
6 10 (0.81%) VoIP
7 7 (0.57%) VPN
8 6 (0.49%) DHCP
8 6 (0.49%) Unified Communications
8 6 (0.49%) WAN
9 5 (0.41%) BGP
9 5 (0.41%) HTTP
9 5 (0.41%) IP Telephony
9 5 (0.41%) OSPF
9 5 (0.41%) SAN
9 5 (0.41%) SSL
9 5 (0.41%) TCP/IP
10 4 (0.32%) FCoE
10 4 (0.32%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (13.73%) Data Warehouse
2 132 (10.72%) Big Data
3 130 (10.56%) SQL Server
4 94 (7.64%) Hadoop
5 65 (5.28%) Relational Database
6 53 (4.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 52 (4.22%) NoSQL
8 50 (4.06%) Data Lake
9 44 (3.57%) Apache Hive
10 36 (2.92%) DB2
10 36 (2.92%) MongoDB
11 35 (2.84%) Power BI
12 33 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
13 31 (2.52%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 31 (2.52%) OLAP
14 30 (2.44%) MySQL
15 29 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 27 (2.19%) Oracle Database
17 25 (2.03%) BusinessObjects
18 23 (1.87%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 40 (3.25%) Jenkins
2 37 (3.01%) JIRA
3 35 (2.84%) Git (software)
4 29 (2.36%) ERwin
5 17 (1.38%) Visual Studio
6 16 (1.30%) Cucumber
7 15 (1.22%) Visual Studio Team System
8 13 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 13 (1.06%) Bitbucket
9 12 (0.97%) Maven
9 12 (0.97%) Subversion
10 11 (0.89%) JUnit
10 11 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (0.73%) Artifactory
11 9 (0.73%) ER Studio
12 8 (0.65%) Gatling
12 8 (0.65%) IntelliJ
12 8 (0.65%) LoadRunner
12 8 (0.65%) LSMW
12 8 (0.65%) SoapUI
General
1 331 (26.89%) Finance
2 84 (6.82%) Banking
3 69 (5.61%) Retail
4 52 (4.22%) Marketing
5 51 (4.14%) Legal
6 46 (3.74%) Telecoms
7 39 (3.17%) Front Office
8 32 (2.60%) Investment Banking
9 27 (2.19%) Pharmaceutical
10 23 (1.87%) Manufacturing
11 22 (1.79%) Back Office
12 12 (0.97%) Publishing
13 11 (0.89%) Financial Institution
14 8 (0.65%) Law
14 8 (0.65%) Retail Banking
15 7 (0.57%) Advertising
15 7 (0.57%) French Language
15 7 (0.57%) Military
16 6 (0.49%) German Language
17 5 (0.41%) Games
Job Titles
1 314 (25.51%) Analyst
2 192 (15.60%) Developer
3 162 (13.16%) Architect
4 146 (11.86%) Data Analyst
5 104 (8.45%) Business Analyst
6 89 (7.23%) Data Architect
7 77 (6.26%) Project Manager
8 73 (5.93%) Consultant
9 42 (3.41%) Data Manager
10 34 (2.76%) Solutions Architect
11 33 (2.68%) Administrator
11 33 (2.68%) SQL Analyst
12 32 (2.60%) Data Engineer
13 31 (2.52%) SQL Data Analyst
14 27 (2.19%) Data Business Analyst
15 26 (2.11%) Senior Developer
16 25 (2.03%) Data Consultant
16 25 (2.03%) Migration Analyst
17 24 (1.95%) Java Developer
17 24 (1.95%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (5.61%) .NET
2 46 (3.74%) XML
3 45 (3.66%) Web Services
4 27 (2.19%) HTML
5 25 (2.03%) Node.js
6 24 (1.95%) ASP.NET
7 23 (1.87%) Spring
8 21 (1.71%) AngularJS
8 21 (1.71%) Kafka
9 20 (1.62%) Middleware
10 18 (1.46%) RESTful
11 17 (1.38%) JSON
12 16 (1.30%) J2EE
12 16 (1.30%) WCF
13 15 (1.22%) ASP.NET Web API
14 13 (1.06%) Oracle Fusion
14 13 (1.06%) XML Schema
15 12 (0.97%) React
16 11 (0.89%) Natural Language Processing
17 10 (0.81%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 177 (14.38%) Analytical Skills
2 157 (12.75%) Management Information System
3 60 (4.87%) Reference Data
4 39 (3.17%) Self-Motivation
5 34 (2.76%) Computer Science
5 34 (2.76%) User Experience
6 30 (2.44%) Fixed Income
7 28 (2.27%) Data Structures
8 27 (2.19%) Greenfield Project
9 24 (1.95%) Equities
10 21 (1.71%) Derivative
10 21 (1.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 20 (1.62%) Mobile App
12 19 (1.54%) Data Centre
13 18 (1.46%) Virtual Team
14 15 (1.22%) Taxonomies
15 14 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
15 14 (1.14%) Life Science
16 12 (0.97%) Algorithms
16 12 (0.97%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 64 (5.20%) Linux
2 58 (4.71%) Unix
3 35 (2.84%) Windows
4 16 (1.30%) Windows Server
5 7 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (0.49%) Android
6 6 (0.49%) VMS
6 6 (0.49%) Windows 7
7 5 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.32%) Solaris
8 4 (0.32%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.24%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.16%) CentOS
11 1 (0.081%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 315 (25.59%) Agile Software Development
2 226 (18.36%) Analytics
3 199 (16.17%) Data Modelling
4 193 (15.68%) Business Intelligence
5 185 (15.03%) ETL
6 172 (13.97%) Migration
7 157 (12.75%) Data Analysis
8 156 (12.67%) Data Governance
9 153 (12.43%) Stakeholder Management
10 141 (11.45%) Data Architecture
11 132 (10.72%) Data Migration
12 112 (9.10%) Project Management
13 109 (8.85%) Problem-Solving
14 97 (7.88%) Data Integration
15 85 (6.90%) Visualisation
16 82 (6.66%) ITIL
16 82 (6.66%) Scrum
17 75 (6.09%) Metadata Management
17 75 (6.09%) Open Source
17 75 (6.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 296 (24.05%) SQL
2 96 (7.80%) Python
3 92 (7.47%) Java
4 76 (6.17%) C#
5 60 (4.87%) JavaScript
6 44 (3.57%) R
7 41 (3.33%) C
7 41 (3.33%) Shell Script
8 39 (3.17%) PL/SQL
8 39 (3.17%) T-SQL
9 32 (2.60%) Scala
10 24 (1.95%) VBA
11 13 (1.06%) C++
12 11 (0.89%) Bash Shell
12 11 (0.89%) PowerShell
13 10 (0.81%) MATLAB
14 9 (0.73%) VB
15 8 (0.65%) Groovy
16 7 (0.57%) Perl
16 7 (0.57%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 90 (7.31%) Degree
2 86 (6.99%) Security Cleared
3 64 (5.20%) SC Cleared
4 26 (2.11%) CISSP
5 24 (1.95%) CISM
6 18 (1.46%) CCDP
6 18 (1.46%) CCNP
6 18 (1.46%) Chartered Engineer
6 18 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 14 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 13 (1.06%) PMI Certification
10 11 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
11 10 (0.81%) DV Cleared
12 9 (0.73%) CCIE
12 9 (0.73%) ISEB
12 9 (0.73%) PMP
13 7 (0.57%) DBS Check
13 7 (0.57%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 231 (18.77%) Data Quality
2 75 (6.09%) GDPR
3 61 (4.96%) QA
4 15 (1.22%) GCP
5 12 (0.97%) Def Stans
5 12 (0.97%) SLA
6 10 (0.81%) PMO
7 9 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 8 (0.65%) GxP
9 7 (0.57%) ISO 9001
9 7 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 5 (0.41%) ISO 9000
11 4 (0.32%) PCI DSS
12 3 (0.24%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 3 (0.24%) GLP
12 3 (0.24%) GMP
13 2 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
14 1 (0.081%) EMIR
14 1 (0.081%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 1 (0.081%) SEPA
System Software
1 43 (3.49%) Docker
2 26 (2.11%) Active Directory
3 11 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (0.73%) Hyper-V
6 8 (0.65%) HDFS
7 5 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (0.41%) StorNext
8 4 (0.32%) Apache Flume
8 4 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 4 (0.32%) NFS
9 3 (0.24%) XenApp
9 3 (0.24%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.081%) KVM
11 1 (0.081%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.081%) QEMU
11 1 (0.081%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 11 (0.89%) Single Sign-On
2 10 (0.81%) Puppet
3 9 (0.73%) Ansible
4 6 (0.49%) Kubernetes
4 6 (0.49%) SCCM
5 5 (0.41%) Failover Clustering
5 5 (0.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (0.32%) EMC VPLEX
6 4 (0.32%) Oozie
6 4 (0.32%) Terraform
7 3 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.24%) Packer
7 3 (0.24%) SCOM
8 2 (0.16%) Grafana
8 2 (0.16%) Jamf Pro
8 2 (0.16%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.16%) Prometheus
8 2 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.16%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 170 (13.81%) Oracle
2 159 (12.92%) Microsoft
3 93 (7.55%) SAP
4 56 (4.55%) Informatica
5 51 (4.14%) Tableau
6 39 (3.17%) Salesforce.com
7 33 (2.68%) IBM
8 29 (2.36%) Teradata
9 26 (2.11%) Cloudera
10 25 (2.03%) Talend
11 24 (1.95%) Cisco
12 22 (1.79%) Hortonworks
13 18 (1.46%) CA
13 18 (1.46%) Citrix
14 17 (1.38%) Ab Initio
14 17 (1.38%) HP
15 15 (1.22%) Bloomberg
15 15 (1.22%) Google
16 14 (1.14%) Splunk
16 14 (1.14%) Workday