Period
to 25 January 2022

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 25 January 2022 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
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 154 162 182
Rank change year-on-year +8 +20 +49
Contract jobs citing Data Management 1,270 567 1,005
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.82% 1.65% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 1.88% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 827 371 609
10th Percentile £363 £300 £300
25th Percentile £463 £413 £388
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £661 £600 £600
90th Percentile £750 £675 £713
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 32 25
10th Percentile £14.68 £12.71 £15.72
25th Percentile £18.25 £18.11 £18.00
Median hourly rate £25.15 £24.12 £32.00
Median % change year-on-year +4.26% -24.62% +67.34%
75th Percentile £45.31 £26.65 £50.00
90th Percentile £56.50 £47.68 £53.00
UK median hourly rate £24.80 £23.59 £32.00
% change year-on-year +5.14% -26.29% +58.06%

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 62,358 30,095 56,387
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 89.28% 87.56% 86.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 44,267 20,771 38,180
10th Percentile £325 £300 £288
25th Percentile £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% - -
75th Percentile £638 £575 £575
90th Percentile £725 £663 £650
UK median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,487 988 1,665
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.02 £11.89
25th Percentile £15.04 £15.97 £14.94
Median hourly rate £25.50 £26.80 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -4.84% +30.72% -6.82%
75th Percentile £49.25 £47.50 £45.00
90th Percentile £63.35 £58.75 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -5.45% +30.95% -4.55%

Data Management
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Management in England

Data Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Data Management in England.

Daily rate trend for Data Management in England

Data Management
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Data Management in England over the 6 months to 25 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Data Management in England

Data Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Data Management in England.

Hourly rate trend for Data Management in England

Data Management
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Data Management in England over the 6 months to 25 January 2022.

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 25 January 2022. 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
Jobs
London +20 726 £570 +8.57% 166
North of England -34 131 £520 +4.00% 67
South East -26 115 £521 -3.47% 58
Midlands +1 111 £475 +5.56% 50
West Midlands +6 95 £475 - 36
Yorkshire -9 73 £503 +11.67% 24
North West -55 52 £525 +5.00% 34
East of England -12 48 £540 +13.68% 19
South West -41 39 £400 -30.56% 17
East Midlands -25 15 £525 +42.86% 14
North East -4 5 £513 +49.09% 9
Data Management
UK

For the 6 months to 25 January 2022, 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.

1 389 (30.63%) SQL
2 379 (29.84%) Agile Software Development
3 340 (26.77%) Social Skills
4 322 (25.35%) Data Modelling
5 313 (24.65%) Finance
6 298 (23.46%) Analytics
7 290 (22.83%) Data Quality
8 279 (21.97%) Business Intelligence
9 270 (21.26%) Azure
10 208 (16.38%) Data Warehouse
11 202 (15.91%) Data Governance
12 195 (15.35%) Data Architecture
13 193 (15.20%) Microsoft
14 191 (15.04%) Big Data
15 179 (14.09%) Analytical Skills
16 178 (14.02%) ETL
17 176 (13.86%) Data Analysis
18 168 (13.23%) AWS
19 164 (12.91%) Metadata
20 158 (12.44%) Power Platform
21 152 (11.97%) Migration
22 150 (11.81%) Visualisation
23 148 (11.65%) DevOps
24 142 (11.18%) Project Management
25 140 (11.02%) SQL Server
26 138 (10.87%) Master Data Management
27 136 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
28 133 (10.47%) Power BI
29 130 (10.24%) Banking
29 130 (10.24%) Data Integration

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 87 (6.85%) Apache Spark
2 54 (4.25%) SharePoint
3 38 (2.99%) Confluence
4 28 (2.20%) SAS
5 15 (1.18%) Apache
5 15 (1.18%) Camunda
6 9 (0.71%) Appian
7 8 (0.63%) IIS
8 7 (0.55%) Oracle Application Server
9 4 (0.31%) Apache Airflow
9 4 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.24%) CMS
10 3 (0.24%) WordPress
11 2 (0.16%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.16%) Drupal
11 2 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.16%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.16%) Oracle UPK
11 2 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.079%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 100 (7.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 47 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 29 (2.28%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
4 10 (0.79%) SPSS
5 9 (0.71%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.47%) Stata
7 5 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (0.24%) CATIA
9 2 (0.16%) Oracle Smart View
9 2 (0.16%) ProjectWise
9 2 (0.16%) Windchill
10 1 (0.079%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.079%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.079%) InVision
10 1 (0.079%) Sketch
10 1 (0.079%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 36 (2.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.79%) Markit EDM
2 10 (0.79%) SAP MDG
2 10 (0.79%) SAP S/4HANA
3 8 (0.63%) Hyperion Planning
3 8 (0.63%) NetSuite
3 8 (0.63%) Oracle Assets
3 8 (0.63%) Oracle Payables
3 8 (0.63%) Oracle Receivables
3 8 (0.63%) SAP MM
4 7 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (0.47%) Oracle Cash Management
5 6 (0.47%) SAP IBP
6 5 (0.39%) Adobe Campaign
6 5 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.31%) Oracle iSupplier
7 4 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 3 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 270 (21.26%) Azure
2 168 (13.23%) AWS
3 158 (12.44%) Power Platform
4 83 (6.54%) Collibra
5 51 (4.02%) GCP
6 47 (3.70%) PaaS
7 42 (3.31%) Dynamics 365
8 41 (3.23%) Serverless
9 40 (3.15%) Snowflake
10 38 (2.99%) Azure Data Factory
11 35 (2.76%) Microsoft 365
12 32 (2.52%) SaaS
13 28 (2.20%) IaaS
14 25 (1.97%) Azure Stack
14 25 (1.97%) PowerApps
15 20 (1.57%) Azure Logic Apps
16 18 (1.42%) AWS Lambda
17 16 (1.26%) GitHub
18 15 (1.18%) OpenShift
19 14 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.63%) Radio Access Network
2 7 (0.55%) WAN
3 6 (0.47%) Firewall
3 6 (0.47%) LAN
4 5 (0.39%) FTP
4 5 (0.39%) HTTP
4 5 (0.39%) SAN
5 2 (0.16%) Intranet
5 2 (0.16%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.16%) Network Security
5 2 (0.16%) SMS
5 2 (0.16%) Wireless
6 1 (0.079%) 3GPP
6 1 (0.079%) 4G
6 1 (0.079%) DHCP
6 1 (0.079%) DNS
6 1 (0.079%) Internet
6 1 (0.079%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.079%) LTE
6 1 (0.079%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 208 (16.38%) Data Warehouse
2 191 (15.04%) Big Data
3 164 (12.91%) Metadata
4 140 (11.02%) SQL Server
5 133 (10.47%) Power BI
6 92 (7.24%) Hadoop
7 87 (6.85%) Data Lake
8 66 (5.20%) Tableau
9 55 (4.33%) Apache Hive
10 53 (4.17%) NoSQL
10 53 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 52 (4.09%) PostgreSQL
12 47 (3.70%) Qlik Sense
13 46 (3.62%) QlikView
14 40 (3.15%) MongoDB
14 40 (3.15%) Relational Database
15 33 (2.60%) MySQL
16 32 (2.52%) HBase
17 28 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 25 (1.97%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 66 (5.20%) JIRA
2 44 (3.46%) Git (software)
3 43 (3.39%) PowerDesigner
4 39 (3.07%) ERwin
5 25 (1.97%) kappa
6 16 (1.26%) Grunt
6 16 (1.26%) gulp
7 10 (0.79%) Checkstyle
7 10 (0.79%) ER Studio
8 8 (0.63%) Jenkins
8 8 (0.63%) RStudio
9 7 (0.55%) Cucumber
10 6 (0.47%) Subversion
10 6 (0.47%) Visual Studio
11 5 (0.39%) JUnit
11 5 (0.39%) Selenium
11 5 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 4 (0.31%) REST Assured
12 4 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (0.24%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 340 (26.77%) Social Skills
2 313 (24.65%) Finance
3 179 (14.09%) Analytical Skills
4 130 (10.24%) Banking
5 104 (8.19%) Public Sector
6 64 (5.04%) Marketing
7 52 (4.09%) Presentation Skills
8 45 (3.54%) Retail
9 44 (3.46%) Influencing Skills
10 43 (3.39%) Manufacturing
11 42 (3.31%) Investment Banking
11 42 (3.31%) Telecoms
12 35 (2.76%) Law
13 32 (2.52%) Front Office
14 25 (1.97%) Legal
14 25 (1.97%) Organisational Skills
14 25 (1.97%) Publishing
15 22 (1.73%) Electronics
16 19 (1.50%) Pharmaceutical
17 12 (0.94%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 282 (22.20%) Architect
2 250 (19.69%) Analyst
3 164 (12.91%) Data Architect
4 157 (12.36%) Developer
5 132 (10.39%) Data Analyst
6 97 (7.64%) Solutions Architect
7 94 (7.40%) Business Analyst
8 80 (6.30%) Data Manager
9 73 (5.75%) Data Engineer
10 67 (5.28%) Consultant
11 47 (3.70%) Data Business Analyst
12 44 (3.46%) Data Modeller
12 44 (3.46%) Senior Developer
13 42 (3.31%) Project Manager
14 36 (2.83%) Java Developer
15 33 (2.60%) Data Consultant
16 29 (2.28%) Senior Analyst
17 24 (1.89%) Senior Java Developer
18 21 (1.65%) Business Intelligence Analyst
18 21 (1.65%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (4.49%) Kafka
2 55 (4.33%) .NET
3 50 (3.94%) HTML
4 41 (3.23%) CSS
5 31 (2.44%) React
6 29 (2.28%) JSON
7 27 (2.13%) Node.js
8 25 (1.97%) AngularJS
8 25 (1.97%) Spring Boot
9 24 (1.89%) Spring
10 22 (1.73%) HTML5
10 22 (1.73%) REST
11 21 (1.65%) PySpark
12 20 (1.57%) Sass
13 18 (1.42%) ASP.NET
13 18 (1.42%) LESS
13 18 (1.42%) RESTful
13 18 (1.42%) XML
14 17 (1.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 16 (1.26%) RequireJS
Miscellaneous
1 99 (7.80%) Management Information System
2 66 (5.20%) Reference Data
3 44 (3.46%) Taxonomies
3 44 (3.46%) User Experience
4 34 (2.68%) Virtual Team
5 29 (2.28%) NHS
5 29 (2.28%) Self-Motivation
6 24 (1.89%) Data Structures
7 20 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
8 19 (1.50%) Greenfield Project
9 16 (1.26%) Data Protection Act
10 15 (1.18%) Algorithms
10 15 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
10 15 (1.18%) Legacy Systems
11 13 (1.02%) Cloud Native
12 11 (0.87%) Derivative
12 11 (0.87%) Renewable Energy
13 10 (0.79%) Cyberthreat
13 10 (0.79%) Fixed Income
13 10 (0.79%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 42 (3.31%) Linux
2 31 (2.44%) Windows
3 29 (2.28%) Unix
4 4 (0.31%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.079%) Android
5 1 (0.079%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.079%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.079%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.079%) VMS
5 1 (0.079%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.079%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.079%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.079%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.079%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (0.079%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 379 (29.84%) Agile Software Development
2 322 (25.35%) Data Modelling
3 298 (23.46%) Analytics
4 279 (21.97%) Business Intelligence
5 202 (15.91%) Data Governance
6 195 (15.35%) Data Architecture
7 178 (14.02%) ETL
8 176 (13.86%) Data Analysis
9 152 (11.97%) Migration
10 150 (11.81%) Visualisation
11 148 (11.65%) DevOps
12 142 (11.18%) Project Management
13 138 (10.87%) Master Data Management
14 136 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
15 130 (10.24%) Data Integration
16 125 (9.84%) Data Strategy
17 123 (9.69%) Problem-Solving
18 110 (8.66%) Data Analytics
19 99 (7.80%) Data Visualisation
20 92 (7.24%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 389 (30.63%) SQL
2 126 (9.92%) Python
3 94 (7.40%) Java
4 58 (4.57%) JavaScript
5 46 (3.62%) R
6 44 (3.46%) C#
7 30 (2.36%) T-SQL
8 26 (2.05%) VBA
9 24 (1.89%) Scala
9 24 (1.89%) TypeScript
10 20 (1.57%) Bash
11 17 (1.34%) PL/SQL
11 17 (1.34%) PowerShell
12 16 (1.26%) C
13 12 (0.94%) Java 8
13 12 (0.94%) SPARQL
14 11 (0.87%) Groovy
15 10 (0.79%) Java 11
16 9 (0.71%) Apex Code
17 8 (0.63%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 80 (6.30%) Security Cleared
2 65 (5.12%) Degree
3 50 (3.94%) SC Cleared
4 15 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
5 14 (1.10%) Master's Degree
6 8 (0.63%) ISEB
6 8 (0.63%) OCPJP
6 8 (0.63%) Sun Certification
7 7 (0.55%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (0.55%) PMI Certification
8 6 (0.47%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.24%) CBAP
9 3 (0.24%) IIBA
9 3 (0.24%) MCITP
9 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.24%) PMP
9 3 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.16%) CISSP
10 2 (0.16%) MBCS
10 2 (0.16%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 290 (22.83%) Data Quality
2 90 (7.09%) GDPR
3 66 (5.20%) QA
4 23 (1.81%) MiFID
5 12 (0.94%) Accessibility
6 11 (0.87%) SLA
7 9 (0.71%) PMO
8 7 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.39%) HL7
10 4 (0.31%) GMP
11 3 (0.24%) Actionable Recommendations
11 3 (0.24%) GRC
11 3 (0.24%) IFRS
12 2 (0.16%) CDISC
12 2 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
12 2 (0.16%) NCSC
12 2 (0.16%) NIST
12 2 (0.16%) PCI DSS
12 2 (0.16%) SNOMED CT
12 2 (0.16%) WCAG
System Software
1 40 (3.15%) Docker
2 36 (2.83%) HDFS
3 14 (1.10%) Active Directory
4 8 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
5 7 (0.55%) OpenAM
6 5 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (0.16%) Slurm Workload Manager
8 2 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.079%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.079%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.079%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 35 (2.76%) Kubernetes
2 9 (0.71%) Terraform
3 7 (0.55%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 7 (0.55%) Oracle RMAN
3 7 (0.55%) Single Sign-On
4 6 (0.47%) Control-M
4 6 (0.47%) Kibana
5 5 (0.39%) Hadoop YARN
6 4 (0.31%) vCenter Server
6 4 (0.31%) ZABBIX
7 3 (0.24%) Grafana
8 2 (0.16%) SCCM
9 1 (0.079%) Amdocs OSS
9 1 (0.079%) Endace
9 1 (0.079%) Graphite
9 1 (0.079%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.079%) Netcool
9 1 (0.079%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 193 (15.20%) Microsoft
2 106 (8.35%) Oracle
3 83 (6.54%) SAP
4 80 (6.30%) Informatica
5 54 (4.25%) Databricks
6 48 (3.78%) Salesforce.com
7 38 (2.99%) BiZZdesign
8 35 (2.76%) Google
9 32 (2.52%) MuleSoft
10 28 (2.20%) Cloudera
11 25 (1.97%) Ab Initio
11 25 (1.97%) Talend
12 21 (1.65%) Alteryx
12 21 (1.65%) IBM
13 19 (1.50%) Sitecore
14 17 (1.34%) Red Hat
14 17 (1.34%) ServiceNow
15 16 (1.26%) Charles River
15 16 (1.26%) MapR
16 15 (1.18%) Pega