Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 213 203 181
Rank change year-on-year -10 -22 +26
Contract jobs citing Data Management 1,220 1,253 1,360
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.34% 1.36% 1.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 1.58% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 800 844 962
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £313 £297 £300
90th Percentile £688 £675 £661
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 38 21
England median hourly rate £20.25 £28.75 £21.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.58% +36.45% +17.06%
10th Percentile £11.41 £11.78 £12.08
90th Percentile £40.00 £58.10 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £20.25 £29.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -31.95% -0.83% +7.14%

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 79,227 79,417 77,255
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.99% 85.96% 85.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 52,909 53,607 51,420
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £613
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,956 1,841 2,168
England median hourly rate £23.50 £23.38 £23.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.53% -1.43% +5.40%
10th Percentile £11.41 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.50 £50.00 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £23.00 £22.84
% change year-on-year +2.17% +0.70% -0.70%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +19 617 £525 - 164
South East +6 277 £490 +22.50% 55
North of England -35 130 £500 +17.65% 70
Midlands -28 83 £438 +0.57% 51
South West -15 62 £488 +8.33% 36
West Midlands -33 60 £418 -1.76% 37
North West -36 56 £525 - 41
Yorkshire -14 51 £456 -3.95% 21
East of England +22 47 £550 +19.89% 22
North East -26 25 £488 +14.71% 8
East Midlands -4 23 £550 +10.00% 14
South Coast - 2 - -
Data Management
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 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.

1 375 (30.74%) SQL
2 314 (25.74%) Agile Software Development
3 304 (24.92%) Finance
4 236 (19.34%) Data Modelling
5 224 (18.36%) Microsoft Azure
6 220 (18.03%) Business Intelligence
7 214 (17.54%) Analytics
8 202 (16.56%) Data Quality
9 194 (15.90%) Analytical Skills
10 185 (15.16%) Data Warehouse
11 182 (14.92%) Microsoft
12 174 (14.26%) Migration
13 170 (13.93%) Data Analysis
13 170 (13.93%) ETL
14 167 (13.69%) Big Data
15 148 (12.13%) Stakeholder Management
16 147 (12.05%) Problem-Solving
17 124 (10.16%) Management Information System
18 122 (10.00%) Data Migration
19 120 (9.84%) Microsoft Excel
20 118 (9.67%) Data Architecture
21 111 (9.10%) Java
22 109 (8.93%) Oracle
23 107 (8.77%) Data Governance
24 105 (8.61%) Power BI
25 103 (8.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 102 (8.36%) Python
26 102 (8.36%) Relational Database
27 101 (8.28%) Hadoop
28 99 (8.11%) SQL Server

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 64 (5.25%) SAS
2 44 (3.61%) Apache Spark
3 34 (2.79%) SharePoint
4 24 (1.97%) Apache
5 22 (1.80%) Confluence
5 22 (1.80%) Elasticsearch
6 13 (1.07%) Documentum
7 7 (0.57%) ArcGIS
8 5 (0.41%) Apache Pig
8 5 (0.41%) FileNet
9 4 (0.33%) Skype for Business
9 4 (0.33%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (0.25%) nginx
10 3 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.16%) CMS
12 1 (0.082%) ArcSDE
12 1 (0.082%) NetWeaver
12 1 (0.082%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.082%) Tomcat
Applications
1 120 (9.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 46 (3.77%) Microsoft Office
3 27 (2.21%) MS Visio
4 24 (1.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 16 (1.31%) Spreadsheet
6 12 (0.98%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.33%) CATIA
7 4 (0.33%) Siemens NX
8 3 (0.25%) Mathematica
9 1 (0.082%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.082%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 24 (1.97%) Markit EDM
2 19 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (1.07%) Workday HCM
4 12 (0.98%) SAP HR
5 9 (0.74%) PolarLake
6 7 (0.57%) SAP S/4HANA
7 6 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (0.49%) SAP ERP
7 6 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 6 (0.49%) Teamcenter
8 5 (0.41%) Oracle ERP
8 5 (0.41%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 5 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
8 5 (0.41%) SAP Hybris
9 4 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
9 4 (0.33%) SAP MDG
10 3 (0.25%) Eloqua
10 3 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 3 (0.25%) SAP MM
10 3 (0.25%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 224 (18.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 83 (6.80%) IaaS
3 81 (6.64%) Amazon AWS
4 70 (5.74%) PaaS
5 50 (4.10%) SaaS
6 26 (2.13%) Boomi
7 25 (2.05%) Azure Data Factory
8 24 (1.97%) Google Cloud Platform
9 17 (1.39%) Office 365
10 12 (0.98%) Dynamics 365
11 10 (0.82%) Amazon S3
11 10 (0.82%) Azure Active Directory
12 8 (0.66%) Amazon EMR
12 8 (0.66%) SuccessFactors
13 7 (0.57%) Serverless
13 7 (0.57%) Stackdriver
14 6 (0.49%) Adobe Analytics
14 6 (0.49%) Amazon Kinesis
14 6 (0.49%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
15 5 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.56%) Internet
2 13 (1.07%) Firewall
3 8 (0.66%) HTTP
4 7 (0.57%) Wireshark
5 5 (0.41%) Network Security
5 5 (0.41%) SMS
5 5 (0.41%) WAN
6 4 (0.33%) ATM
6 4 (0.33%) Skype
6 4 (0.33%) SSL
6 4 (0.33%) Unified Communications
7 3 (0.25%) DNS
7 3 (0.25%) LAN
8 2 (0.16%) FTP
8 2 (0.16%) Telepresence
8 2 (0.16%) WebEx
8 2 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.082%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.082%) MPLS
9 1 (0.082%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 185 (15.16%) Data Warehouse
2 167 (13.69%) Big Data
3 105 (8.61%) Power BI
4 103 (8.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 102 (8.36%) Relational Database
6 101 (8.28%) Hadoop
7 99 (8.11%) SQL Server
8 93 (7.62%) Data Lake
9 73 (5.98%) NoSQL
10 63 (5.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 50 (4.10%) Apache Hive
11 50 (4.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 41 (3.36%) MySQL
12 41 (3.36%) PostgreSQL
13 40 (3.28%) RDBMS
14 39 (3.20%) MongoDB
15 31 (2.54%) MS Access
16 30 (2.46%) HBase
17 27 (2.21%) HDInsight
18 26 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 57 (4.67%) JIRA
2 49 (4.02%) Jenkins
3 36 (2.95%) Selenium
4 33 (2.70%) Cucumber
5 30 (2.46%) Visual Studio Team System
6 28 (2.30%) Git (software)
7 27 (2.21%) Visual Studio
8 24 (1.97%) ERwin
9 20 (1.64%) Bitbucket
9 20 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
10 19 (1.56%) Artifactory
11 16 (1.31%) Subversion
12 15 (1.23%) LoadRunner
12 15 (1.23%) Maven
13 12 (0.98%) Toad
14 9 (0.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 6 (0.49%) ER Studio
15 6 (0.49%) WebDriver
16 5 (0.41%) Vagrant
17 4 (0.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 304 (24.92%) Finance
2 68 (5.57%) Banking
3 63 (5.16%) Retail
4 40 (3.28%) Marketing
5 37 (3.03%) Legal
6 30 (2.46%) Back Office
7 27 (2.21%) Pharmaceutical
8 21 (1.72%) Telecoms
9 18 (1.48%) Investment Banking
9 18 (1.48%) Publishing
10 15 (1.23%) Front Office
11 10 (0.82%) Automotive
12 9 (0.74%) Financial Institution
13 7 (0.57%) Billing
13 7 (0.57%) Manufacturing
14 6 (0.49%) Multimedia
15 4 (0.33%) Electronics
15 4 (0.33%) Law
16 3 (0.25%) Advertising
16 3 (0.25%) German Language
Job Titles
1 284 (23.28%) Analyst
2 204 (16.72%) Architect
3 164 (13.44%) Developer
4 139 (11.39%) Data Analyst
5 114 (9.34%) Data Architect
6 94 (7.70%) Business Analyst
7 67 (5.49%) Consultant
8 48 (3.93%) Data Engineer
9 47 (3.85%) Project Manager
10 41 (3.36%) Technical Architect
11 35 (2.87%) Data Business Analyst
12 34 (2.79%) Tester
13 33 (2.70%) Solutions Architect
14 30 (2.46%) Data Manager
15 26 (2.13%) Azure Architect
16 25 (2.05%) Data Consultant
16 25 (2.05%) DevOps Engineer
16 25 (2.05%) Test Manager
17 24 (1.97%) SQL Developer
18 22 (1.80%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (5.25%) XML
2 55 (4.51%) Web Services
3 52 (4.26%) JSON
4 43 (3.52%) .NET
5 30 (2.46%) HTML
6 27 (2.21%) CSS
7 21 (1.72%) Kafka
7 21 (1.72%) Node.js
8 20 (1.64%) jQuery
8 20 (1.64%) Middleware
8 20 (1.64%) RESTful
9 17 (1.39%) Spring
10 14 (1.15%) GraphQL
10 14 (1.15%) Oracle Fusion
11 13 (1.07%) SOAP
12 11 (0.90%) ASP.NET
12 11 (0.90%) LAMP
13 10 (0.82%) REST
14 9 (0.74%) Django
15 8 (0.66%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 194 (15.90%) Analytical Skills
2 124 (10.16%) Management Information System
3 51 (4.18%) Data Structures
4 48 (3.93%) Reference Data
5 44 (3.61%) User Experience
6 35 (2.87%) Greenfield Project
7 30 (2.46%) Self-Motivation
8 17 (1.39%) Taxonomies
9 16 (1.31%) Derivative
9 16 (1.31%) Fixed Income
10 15 (1.23%) Algorithms
11 14 (1.15%) Data Centre
12 13 (1.07%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 12 (0.98%) CMDB
13 12 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 11 (0.90%) Equities
14 11 (0.90%) Life Science
15 10 (0.82%) FMCG
15 10 (0.82%) NHS
16 8 (0.66%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 67 (5.49%) Unix
2 66 (5.41%) Windows
3 46 (3.77%) Linux
4 12 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (0.66%) Windows Server
6 7 (0.57%) CentOS
7 6 (0.49%) Windows 10
8 5 (0.41%) Solaris
9 4 (0.33%) Android
9 4 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.25%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.25%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.082%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.082%) VMS
12 1 (0.082%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.082%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 314 (25.74%) Agile Software Development
2 236 (19.34%) Data Modelling
3 220 (18.03%) Business Intelligence
4 214 (17.54%) Analytics
5 174 (14.26%) Migration
6 170 (13.93%) Data Analysis
6 170 (13.93%) ETL
7 148 (12.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 147 (12.05%) Problem-Solving
9 122 (10.00%) Data Migration
10 118 (9.67%) Data Architecture
11 107 (8.77%) Data Governance
12 98 (8.03%) Project Management
13 93 (7.62%) DevOps
14 88 (7.21%) Data Science
15 86 (7.05%) Test Automation
16 82 (6.72%) Scrum
17 80 (6.56%) Data Integration
18 77 (6.31%) Continuous Integration
18 77 (6.31%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 375 (30.74%) SQL
2 111 (9.10%) Java
3 102 (8.36%) Python
4 72 (5.90%) T-SQL
5 50 (4.10%) C#
6 49 (4.02%) JavaScript
7 42 (3.44%) R
8 34 (2.79%) PowerShell
9 31 (2.54%) PL/SQL
10 21 (1.72%) PHP
11 20 (1.64%) C
11 20 (1.64%) Scala
11 20 (1.64%) Shell Script
12 19 (1.56%) VB
13 18 (1.48%) VBA
14 12 (0.98%) MATLAB
15 11 (0.90%) C++
16 9 (0.74%) Perl
17 7 (0.57%) Java 8
18 6 (0.49%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 90 (7.38%) Security Cleared
2 68 (5.57%) Degree
3 64 (5.25%) SC Cleared
4 16 (1.31%) BPSS Clearance
5 13 (1.07%) CISM
5 13 (1.07%) CISSP
6 11 (0.90%) CRISC
6 11 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (0.74%) MCSA
8 7 (0.57%) PhD
9 6 (0.49%) Computer Science Degree
9 6 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.49%) TOGAF Certification
10 5 (0.41%) ISEB
10 5 (0.41%) PMP
11 4 (0.33%) AWS Certification
11 4 (0.33%) CISMP
11 4 (0.33%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.33%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 202 (16.56%) Data Quality
2 94 (7.70%) QA
3 37 (3.03%) GDPR
4 20 (1.64%) SLA
5 16 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 15 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 10 (0.82%) PMO
8 6 (0.49%) MiFID
8 6 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.41%) COBIT
10 3 (0.25%) ISO 9000
11 2 (0.16%) Def Stans
11 2 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
11 2 (0.16%) PCI DSS
11 2 (0.16%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.082%) Dodd-Frank
12 1 (0.082%) ECSS
12 1 (0.082%) EMIR
12 1 (0.082%) IFRS
12 1 (0.082%) MIL-STD-1553
System Software
1 54 (4.43%) Docker
2 25 (2.05%) Virtual Machines
3 13 (1.07%) Active Directory
3 13 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.66%) Apache Flume
5 7 (0.57%) HDFS
6 3 (0.25%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.082%) Cronacle
8 1 (0.082%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.082%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 43 (3.52%) Ansible
2 29 (2.38%) Puppet
3 22 (1.80%) Terraform
4 19 (1.56%) Kubernetes
5 15 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (1.15%) HP ALM
7 10 (0.82%) Packer
8 9 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
9 8 (0.66%) Salt
10 7 (0.57%) nmon
10 7 (0.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 6 (0.49%) Single Sign-On
12 5 (0.41%) Hadoop YARN
13 4 (0.33%) Grafana
13 4 (0.33%) NetBackup
13 4 (0.33%) Oozie
13 4 (0.33%) Prometheus
13 4 (0.33%) ZABBIX
14 3 (0.25%) SCCM
15 2 (0.16%) SCOM
Vendors
1 182 (14.92%) Microsoft
2 109 (8.93%) Oracle
3 98 (8.03%) SAP
4 64 (5.25%) Tableau
5 49 (4.02%) Cloudera
6 47 (3.85%) Hortonworks
7 36 (2.95%) Informatica
8 26 (2.13%) Dell
9 24 (1.97%) Google
9 24 (1.97%) Salesforce.com
9 24 (1.97%) ServiceNow
10 22 (1.80%) Splunk
11 20 (1.64%) HP
12 19 (1.56%) Pega
13 16 (1.31%) Bloomberg
13 16 (1.31%) Talend
13 16 (1.31%) Workday
14 15 (1.23%) Ab Initio
14 15 (1.23%) IBM
15 14 (1.15%) VMware