Period
to 19 October 2019

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 19 October 2019 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
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 193 233 222
Rank change year-on-year +40 -11 -27
Contract jobs citing Data Management 1,125 1,139 1,127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.46% 1.21% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 1.39% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 667 720 747
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.54%
10th Percentile £303 £300 £262
90th Percentile £704 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 45 32
England median hourly rate £28.00 £20.00 £24.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -17.24% +50.19%
10th Percentile £16.80 £11.01 £11.08
90th Percentile £51.25 £42.19 £53.13
UK median hourly rate £27.97 £21.50 £26.12
% change year-on-year +30.09% -17.67% +62.31%

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 66,871 81,845 79,011
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.70% 86.86% 86.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 44,418 54,628 52,833
England median daily rate £475 £473 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.53% +5.00% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £281
90th Percentile £650 £645 £630
UK median daily rate £475 £451 £450
% change year-on-year +5.32% +0.22% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,981 2,192 1,865
England median hourly rate £24.08 £21.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.67% -14.29% +8.89%
10th Percentile £11.76 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £24.66
% change year-on-year +14.31% -14.86% +9.60%

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 19 October 2019.

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 19 October 2019.

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 19 October 2019. 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 +43 545 £525 - 119
South East +29 240 £475 - 54
North of England +64 151 £400 -13.51% 64
South West +7 68 £600 +33.33% 25
Midlands +52 67 £450 +10.43% 44
North West +24 66 £350 -24.32% 33
Yorkshire +36 62 £475 - 27
East of England +11 49 £410 -8.94% 29
West Midlands +41 47 £411 +1.86% 31
North East +22 23 £428 -10.00% 4
East Midlands +29 20 £525 - 12
Data Management
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 2019, 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.

1 355 (31.56%) SQL
2 283 (25.16%) Agile Software Development
3 272 (24.18%) Finance
4 262 (23.29%) Analytics
5 204 (18.13%) Data Modelling
5 204 (18.13%) Microsoft
6 199 (17.69%) Business Intelligence
7 177 (15.73%) Python
7 177 (15.73%) Data Quality
7 177 (15.73%) Azure
8 160 (14.22%) ETL
9 158 (14.04%) Oracle
10 139 (12.36%) Data Warehouse
11 137 (12.18%) Analytical Skills
12 133 (11.82%) Data Analysis
13 132 (11.73%) SQL Server
13 132 (11.73%) Data Architecture
14 131 (11.64%) Migration
15 129 (11.47%) DevOps
16 127 (11.29%) AWS
17 125 (11.11%) Data Governance
18 115 (10.22%) Big Data
19 113 (10.04%) Management Information System
20 111 (9.87%) Security Cleared
21 110 (9.78%) Power Platform
22 109 (9.69%) Power BI
22 109 (9.69%) Project Management
23 108 (9.60%) Microsoft Excel
24 100 (8.89%) Data Integration
24 100 (8.89%) Relational Database

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 50 (4.44%) SAS
2 44 (3.91%) Apache Spark
3 36 (3.20%) SharePoint
4 25 (2.22%) Apache
5 24 (2.13%) ArcGIS
6 23 (2.04%) IIS
7 22 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
8 17 (1.51%) Confluence
8 17 (1.51%) GeoServer
9 14 (1.24%) Jupyter
10 7 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (0.44%) Apache Solr
11 5 (0.44%) nginx
11 5 (0.44%) Skype for Business
12 4 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 4 (0.36%) Apache Pig
13 3 (0.27%) JBoss
13 3 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
13 3 (0.27%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.27%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 108 (9.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 41 (3.64%) Microsoft Office
3 37 (3.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 20 (1.78%) Spreadsheet
5 16 (1.42%) MS Visio
6 12 (1.07%) Windchill
7 7 (0.62%) XMetaL
8 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (0.27%) SPSS
9 1 (0.089%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.089%) MicroStation
9 1 (0.089%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 19 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.16%) Markit EDM
2 13 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 11 (0.98%) PolarLake
4 9 (0.80%) SAP MDG
4 9 (0.80%) SAP S/4HANA
5 8 (0.71%) Adobe Campaign
6 7 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (0.62%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 6 (0.53%) SAP MDM
8 5 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
8 5 (0.44%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (0.18%) Eagle PACE
9 2 (0.18%) Minerva
9 2 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.18%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 2 (0.18%) Oracle Utilities
9 2 (0.18%) SAP IS-U
9 2 (0.18%) thinkFolio
9 2 (0.18%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 177 (15.73%) Azure
2 127 (11.29%) AWS
3 110 (9.78%) Power Platform
4 41 (3.64%) PaaS
5 35 (3.11%) Dynamics 365
6 31 (2.76%) IaaS
7 30 (2.67%) GitHub
8 28 (2.49%) GCP
8 28 (2.49%) SaaS
9 26 (2.31%) Serverless
10 25 (2.22%) Office 365
11 23 (2.04%) Amazon S3
12 16 (1.42%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 14 (1.24%) AWS Lambda
13 14 (1.24%) Azure Active Directory
13 14 (1.24%) Boomi
14 13 (1.16%) Adobe Analytics
14 13 (1.16%) Amazon EMR
15 12 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
16 8 (0.71%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 29 (2.58%) SAN
2 16 (1.42%) NAS
3 14 (1.24%) FTP
4 10 (0.89%) Skype
5 9 (0.80%) Internet
6 7 (0.62%) DNS
7 6 (0.53%) DHCP
8 5 (0.44%) Firewall
8 5 (0.44%) Intranet
8 5 (0.44%) VPN
9 4 (0.36%) LAN
9 4 (0.36%) WAN
10 3 (0.27%) 3GPP
10 3 (0.27%) HTTP
10 3 (0.27%) Network Security
10 3 (0.27%) TCP/IP
10 3 (0.27%) VLAN
10 3 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.18%) Extranet
11 2 (0.18%) PCoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (12.36%) Data Warehouse
2 132 (11.73%) SQL Server
3 115 (10.22%) Big Data
4 109 (9.69%) Power BI
5 100 (8.89%) Relational Database
6 87 (7.73%) PostgreSQL
7 71 (6.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 68 (6.04%) Data Lake
9 62 (5.51%) Hadoop
9 62 (5.51%) NoSQL
10 60 (5.33%) MySQL
11 47 (4.18%) RDBMS
12 43 (3.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 42 (3.73%) GIS
14 36 (3.20%) Apache Hive
15 35 (3.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 31 (2.76%) Geospatial Data
17 30 (2.67%) Amazon Aurora
18 22 (1.96%) DB2
19 21 (1.87%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 63 (5.60%) Git (software)
2 51 (4.53%) JIRA
3 44 (3.91%) Jenkins
4 33 (2.93%) Visual Studio
5 23 (2.04%) Visual Studio Team System
6 14 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (1.16%) Subversion
8 11 (0.98%) ERwin
9 10 (0.89%) PowerDesigner
10 8 (0.71%) MSTest
11 6 (0.53%) Selenium
12 5 (0.44%) ER Studio
12 5 (0.44%) Maven
12 5 (0.44%) Travis CI
13 4 (0.36%) Artifactory
13 4 (0.36%) MagicDraw
13 4 (0.36%) Sonatype Nexus
14 3 (0.27%) Eclipse
14 3 (0.27%) Rational DOORS
14 3 (0.27%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 272 (24.18%) Finance
2 73 (6.49%) Marketing
3 72 (6.40%) Public Sector
4 66 (5.87%) Banking
5 63 (5.60%) Retail
6 41 (3.64%) Telecoms
7 33 (2.93%) Publishing
8 31 (2.76%) Legal
9 25 (2.22%) Manufacturing
10 24 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
11 14 (1.24%) Advertising
12 13 (1.16%) Front Office
13 12 (1.07%) Law
14 11 (0.98%) Financial Institution
15 9 (0.80%) Investment Banking
15 9 (0.80%) Local Government
16 6 (0.53%) Back Office
16 6 (0.53%) Electronics
16 6 (0.53%) German Language
17 5 (0.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 225 (20.00%) Analyst
2 221 (19.64%) Developer
3 157 (13.96%) Architect
4 117 (10.40%) Data Analyst
5 95 (8.44%) Data Architect
6 64 (5.69%) Consultant
7 55 (4.89%) Business Analyst
8 53 (4.71%) Data Engineer
9 50 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
10 43 (3.82%) Administrator
11 42 (3.73%) Data Manager
12 40 (3.56%) Project Manager
13 35 (3.11%) Data Scientist
14 30 (2.67%) DevOps Engineer
14 30 (2.67%) Java Developer
15 27 (2.40%) Data Business Analyst
15 27 (2.40%) Python Developer
15 27 (2.40%) Software Engineer
16 25 (2.22%) Java Engineer
17 23 (2.04%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (7.29%) XML
2 76 (6.76%) .NET
3 69 (6.13%) Web Services
4 47 (4.18%) JSON
5 44 (3.91%) REST
6 42 (3.73%) Kafka
7 40 (3.56%) RESTful
8 33 (2.93%) J2EE
9 31 (2.76%) HTML
10 29 (2.58%) AngularJS
11 28 (2.49%) Swagger
12 24 (2.13%) SOAP
13 22 (1.96%) Dropwizard
13 22 (1.96%) gRPC
14 21 (1.87%) J2SE
15 20 (1.78%) Pandas
16 18 (1.60%) NumPy
17 17 (1.51%) Node.js
18 16 (1.42%) scikit-learn
19 15 (1.33%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 137 (12.18%) Analytical Skills
2 113 (10.04%) Management Information System
3 49 (4.36%) Reference Data
4 40 (3.56%) Algorithms
5 31 (2.76%) Data Structures
6 30 (2.67%) User Experience
7 25 (2.22%) Virtual Team
8 24 (2.13%) Clustering
9 23 (2.04%) Pricing Data
10 22 (1.96%) Blog
11 18 (1.60%) NHS
12 16 (1.42%) Public Cloud
12 16 (1.42%) Taxonomies
13 15 (1.33%) Replication
13 15 (1.33%) Self-Motivation
14 13 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
15 11 (0.98%) Hybrid Cloud
16 10 (0.89%) Data Centre
17 9 (0.80%) Life Science
17 9 (0.80%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 77 (6.84%) Linux
2 64 (5.69%) Windows
3 31 (2.76%) Unix
4 21 (1.87%) Windows Server
5 14 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (0.89%) Windows 10
8 8 (0.71%) Solaris
9 7 (0.62%) CentOS
10 6 (0.53%) AIX
11 5 (0.44%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 4 (0.36%) Android
13 3 (0.27%) VMS
14 2 (0.18%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.089%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 283 (25.16%) Agile Software Development
2 262 (23.29%) Analytics
3 204 (18.13%) Data Modelling
4 199 (17.69%) Business Intelligence
5 160 (14.22%) ETL
6 133 (11.82%) Data Analysis
7 132 (11.73%) Data Architecture
8 131 (11.64%) Migration
9 129 (11.47%) DevOps
10 125 (11.11%) Data Governance
11 109 (9.69%) Project Management
12 100 (8.89%) Data Integration
13 99 (8.80%) Data Science
14 98 (8.71%) Problem-Solving
15 95 (8.44%) Stakeholder Management
16 81 (7.20%) Microservices
17 80 (7.11%) Open Source
17 80 (7.11%) Visualisation
18 76 (6.76%) Data Strategy
19 70 (6.22%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 355 (31.56%) SQL
2 177 (15.73%) Python
3 95 (8.44%) Java
4 78 (6.93%) JavaScript
5 61 (5.42%) C#
6 43 (3.82%) PowerShell
7 31 (2.76%) Perl
8 30 (2.67%) C
9 27 (2.40%) PL/SQL
9 27 (2.40%) Shell Script
10 24 (2.13%) T-SQL
11 22 (1.96%) X++
12 20 (1.78%) R
12 20 (1.78%) Scala
13 16 (1.42%) VBA
14 15 (1.33%) C++
15 10 (0.89%) VB
16 9 (0.80%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 7 (0.62%) VB6
17 7 (0.62%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 111 (9.87%) Security Cleared
2 88 (7.82%) Degree
3 83 (7.38%) SC Cleared
4 28 (2.49%) Master's Degree
5 15 (1.33%) HND
6 11 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
6 11 (0.98%) DV Cleared
6 11 (0.98%) PhD
7 7 (0.62%) Chartered Engineer
7 7 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (0.62%) TOGAF Certification
8 6 (0.53%) CIMA
8 6 (0.53%) CIPFA
8 6 (0.53%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (0.53%) MCSE
8 6 (0.53%) Numerate Degree
9 5 (0.44%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.27%) HNC
10 3 (0.27%) MCSA
10 3 (0.27%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 177 (15.73%) Data Quality
2 54 (4.80%) GDPR
3 32 (2.84%) QA
4 21 (1.87%) PMO
5 10 (0.89%) SLA
6 7 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.53%) MiFID
8 4 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (0.27%) EMIR
10 2 (0.18%) IFRS
10 2 (0.18%) IFRS 9
10 2 (0.18%) NIST
11 1 (0.089%) CDISC
11 1 (0.089%) COBIT
11 1 (0.089%) COREP
11 1 (0.089%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.089%) NCSC
11 1 (0.089%) NEBOSH
11 1 (0.089%) NIST 800
System Software
1 52 (4.62%) Docker
2 23 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (1.51%) Hyper-V
4 14 (1.24%) Active Directory
5 8 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (0.62%) HDFS
6 7 (0.62%) Virtual Desktop
6 7 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
7 6 (0.53%) Firmware
8 5 (0.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 5 (0.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 5 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.36%) Apache Flume
10 3 (0.27%) XenApp
11 2 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.18%) vSphere
11 2 (0.18%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.089%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.089%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.089%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 20 (1.78%) Ansible
2 18 (1.60%) Kubernetes
2 18 (1.60%) Puppet
3 11 (0.98%) SCCM
4 10 (0.89%) Oozie
5 9 (0.80%) Microsoft Clustering
5 9 (0.80%) Terraform
6 7 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (0.53%) Kibana
7 6 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 5 (0.44%) HAProxy
9 4 (0.36%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.27%) Avamar
10 3 (0.27%) Backup Exec
10 3 (0.27%) HP ALM
10 3 (0.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 2 (0.18%) EnCase
11 2 (0.18%) Nessus
12 1 (0.089%) Control-M
12 1 (0.089%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 204 (18.13%) Microsoft
2 158 (14.04%) Oracle
3 73 (6.49%) SAP
4 47 (4.18%) Tableau
5 46 (4.09%) IBM
6 40 (3.56%) VMware
7 33 (2.93%) HP
7 33 (2.93%) Informatica
8 32 (2.84%) Citrix
9 29 (2.58%) Google
10 28 (2.49%) Salesforce.com
11 26 (2.31%) Sybase
12 22 (1.96%) Dell
13 21 (1.87%) ESRI
14 19 (1.69%) Cloudera
14 19 (1.69%) EMC
14 19 (1.69%) Talend
14 19 (1.69%) Teradata
15 17 (1.51%) Adobe
15 17 (1.51%) Bloomberg