Period
to 16 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Data Modelling skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Modelling over the 6 months to 16 May 2021 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 Modelling
UK > England
6 months to
16 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 58 69 88
Rank change year-on-year +11 +19 +12
Contract jobs citing Data Modelling 1,736 1,482 2,430
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 3.85% 3.31% 2.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.39% 3.86% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,138 985 1,662
10th Percentile £362 £365 £366
25th Percentile £419 £425 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £520 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +4.00% - -
75th Percentile £606 £588 £588
90th Percentile £713 £675 £663
UK median daily rate £510 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +2.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 10 3
10th Percentile £8.00 £23.01 £22.95
25th Percentile £14.25 £31.56 £24.00
Median hourly rate £22.89 £43.75 £26.50
Median % change year-on-year -47.68% +65.09% +51.08%
75th Percentile £39.00 £50.00 £38.63
90th Percentile £57.50 £62.50 £45.45
UK median hourly rate £28.31 £37.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year -24.50% +53.06% +30.35%

Data Modelling 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 39,534 38,366 73,294
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 87.60% 85.72% 87.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 27,198 25,873 49,812
10th Percentile £310 £300 £306
25th Percentile £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - +2.70%
75th Percentile £588 £575 £575
90th Percentile £676 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £495 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +4.21% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,226 1,109 1,773
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.37 £11.75
25th Percentile £15.25 £15.75 £14.50
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.50 £22.50
Median % change year-on-year +16.28% -4.44% +5.51%
75th Percentile £46.00 £45.00 £44.50
90th Percentile £58.73 £53.75 £51.25
UK median hourly rate £26.00 £22.29 £22.50
% change year-on-year +16.67% -0.96% +9.20%

Data Modelling
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Modelling in England

Data Modelling
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Daily rate trend for Data Modelling in England

Data Modelling
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Data Modelling in England over the 6 months to 16 May 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Data Modelling in England

Data Modelling
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Hourly rate trend for Data Modelling in England

Data Modelling
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Data Modelling in England over the 6 months to 16 May 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Data Modelling in England

Data Modelling
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 Modelling within the England region over the 6 months to 16 May 2021. 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 +10 1,020 £525 - 183
South East -12 209 £522 +9.89% 45
North of England +28 148 £500 +2.04% 57
Midlands +4 141 £444 -0.28% 38
West Midlands +19 122 £450 - 23
North West +32 84 £500 +13.64% 27
East of England +8 52 £450 -5.26% 8
Yorkshire +32 48 £500 -8.05% 23
South West 0 48 £538 +2.38% 6
East Midlands -6 19 £400 - 15
North East +8 16 £450 -8.16% 7
Data Modelling
UK

For the 6 months to 16 May 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Data Modelling 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 Modelling.

1 732 (42.17%) SQL
2 596 (34.33%) Business Intelligence
3 539 (31.05%) Agile Software Development
4 504 (29.03%) Analytics
5 458 (26.38%) Azure
6 452 (26.04%) Data Warehouse
7 422 (24.31%) Social Skills
8 392 (22.58%) Finance
9 384 (22.12%) ETL
10 320 (18.43%) Data Architecture
11 311 (17.91%) Python
12 288 (16.59%) Analytical Skills
13 283 (16.30%) Migration
14 277 (15.96%) Power Platform
15 270 (15.55%) Data Analysis
16 261 (15.03%) Power BI
17 258 (14.86%) AWS
18 252 (14.52%) Data Management
19 247 (14.23%) Oracle
19 247 (14.23%) Data Quality
20 220 (12.67%) Data Governance
21 218 (12.56%) Problem-Solving
22 213 (12.27%) Microsoft
23 210 (12.10%) DevOps
24 208 (11.98%) SQL Server
25 200 (11.52%) Scrum
26 199 (11.46%) Java
27 191 (11.00%) Big Data
28 189 (10.89%) Logical Data Model
29 183 (10.54%) Security Cleared

Data Modelling
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
1 101 (5.82%) Apache Spark
2 73 (4.21%) Confluence
3 57 (3.28%) WebLogic
4 48 (2.76%) SAS
5 35 (2.02%) Apache
6 30 (1.73%) Apache Airflow
7 25 (1.44%) SharePoint
8 18 (1.04%) CMS
9 10 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
9 10 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (0.40%) Mule
11 6 (0.35%) Headless CMS
11 6 (0.35%) SAP Portal
11 6 (0.35%) WordPress
12 5 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 5 (0.29%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.23%) nginx
13 4 (0.23%) Oracle Application Server
13 4 (0.23%) Oracle Coherence
13 4 (0.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 75 (4.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 41 (2.36%) Microsoft Office
3 26 (1.50%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (0.63%) PTC Creo
5 11 (0.63%) Windchill
6 9 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.23%) OmniGraffle
7 4 (0.23%) SPSS
8 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (0.17%) Stata
9 1 (0.058%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.058%) Figma
9 1 (0.058%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 51 (2.94%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 19 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.69%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 12 (0.69%) Teamcenter
4 8 (0.46%) Adobe Campaign
4 8 (0.46%) SAP S/4HANA
5 6 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (0.35%) SAP PSCD
6 5 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
6 5 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.23%) Markit EDM
7 4 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
7 4 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
7 4 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
7 4 (0.23%) SAP IS-U
8 3 (0.17%) Aligne
8 3 (0.17%) Cerner Millennium
8 3 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.17%) SAP Hybris
8 3 (0.17%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 458 (26.38%) Azure
2 277 (15.96%) Power Platform
3 258 (14.86%) AWS
4 118 (6.80%) Azure Data Factory
5 102 (5.88%) GCP
6 87 (5.01%) Azure Synapse Analytics
7 67 (3.86%) Serverless
8 47 (2.71%) PaaS
9 32 (1.84%) Dynamics 365
10 30 (1.73%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 28 (1.61%) AWS Lambda
12 27 (1.56%) Azure Functions
12 27 (1.56%) SaaS
13 23 (1.32%) Azure Logic Apps
13 23 (1.32%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 22 (1.27%) PowerApps
15 19 (1.09%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 18 (1.04%) GitHub
16 18 (1.04%) iPaaS
16 18 (1.04%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (0.81%) HTTP
2 11 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
3 10 (0.58%) DECT
4 8 (0.46%) IPv4
4 8 (0.46%) IPv6
4 8 (0.46%) Multicast
4 8 (0.46%) PPP
4 8 (0.46%) UPnP
5 6 (0.35%) DNS
5 6 (0.35%) SMS
6 5 (0.29%) Broadband
6 5 (0.29%) DMARC
6 5 (0.29%) SMTP
7 4 (0.23%) Kerberos
8 3 (0.17%) 4G
8 3 (0.17%) 5G
8 3 (0.17%) FTP
8 3 (0.17%) SSL
9 2 (0.12%) Network Security
9 2 (0.12%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 452 (26.04%) Data Warehouse
2 261 (15.03%) Power BI
3 208 (11.98%) SQL Server
4 191 (11.00%) Big Data
5 181 (10.43%) Data Lake
6 126 (7.26%) Relational Database
7 120 (6.91%) Tableau
8 116 (6.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 93 (5.36%) Hadoop
10 68 (3.92%) Snowflake Schema
11 65 (3.74%) PostgreSQL
12 64 (3.69%) NoSQL
13 63 (3.63%) Azure SQL Database
13 63 (3.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 59 (3.40%) Data Mining
15 58 (3.34%) Apache Hive
15 58 (3.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 50 (2.88%) BusinessObjects
17 48 (2.76%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
17 48 (2.76%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 131 (7.55%) JIRA
2 69 (3.97%) Git (software)
3 54 (3.11%) ERwin
4 49 (2.82%) Jenkins
5 44 (2.53%) PowerDesigner
6 42 (2.42%) CA Gen
7 32 (1.84%) ER Studio
8 24 (1.38%) Bitbucket
9 23 (1.32%) GitLab
9 23 (1.32%) kappa
10 14 (0.81%) Visual Studio
11 11 (0.63%) Cucumber
12 10 (0.58%) GDB
12 10 (0.58%) JUnit
13 9 (0.52%) SonarQube
13 9 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 8 (0.46%) Maven
14 8 (0.46%) Mockito
14 8 (0.46%) Postman
14 8 (0.46%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 422 (24.31%) Social Skills
2 392 (22.58%) Finance
3 288 (16.59%) Analytical Skills
4 175 (10.08%) Public Sector
5 122 (7.03%) Banking
6 105 (6.05%) Marketing
7 76 (4.38%) Telecoms
8 68 (3.92%) Manufacturing
9 65 (3.74%) Retail
10 50 (2.88%) Electronics
11 44 (2.53%) Presentation Skills
12 39 (2.25%) Documentation Skills
13 28 (1.61%) Influencing Skills
14 19 (1.09%) Legal
15 18 (1.04%) Billing
16 16 (0.92%) Investment Banking
16 16 (0.92%) Publishing
17 14 (0.81%) Law
18 12 (0.69%) Front Office
18 12 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 528 (30.41%) Architect
2 378 (21.77%) Data Architect
3 288 (16.59%) Analyst
4 279 (16.07%) Developer
5 219 (12.62%) Data Engineer
6 152 (8.76%) Data Analyst
7 141 (8.12%) Data Modeller
8 109 (6.28%) Business Analyst
9 103 (5.93%) Solutions Architect
10 96 (5.53%) Consultant
11 70 (4.03%) Azure Architect
12 61 (3.51%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 49 (2.82%) Software Engineer
14 42 (2.42%) Azure Engineer
15 38 (2.19%) Power BI Developer
16 37 (2.13%) Enterprise Architect
17 35 (2.02%) Data Scientist
17 35 (2.02%) SQL Developer
18 34 (1.96%) Data Business Analyst
18 34 (1.96%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (4.32%) XML
2 74 (4.26%) JSON
3 71 (4.09%) REST
4 65 (3.74%) J2EE
5 64 (3.69%) Web Services
6 62 (3.57%) Kafka
7 57 (3.28%) SOAP
8 56 (3.23%) PySpark
9 36 (2.07%) .NET
10 35 (2.02%) HTML
11 29 (1.67%) React
12 27 (1.56%) Spring
13 25 (1.44%) RESTful
14 23 (1.32%) Node.js
15 21 (1.21%) Middleware
16 20 (1.15%) Visualforce
17 19 (1.09%) Celery
17 19 (1.09%) GraphQL
18 17 (0.98%) CSS
18 17 (0.98%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 74 (4.26%) Reference Data
2 69 (3.97%) Management Information System
3 58 (3.34%) Data Structures
4 52 (3.00%) Virtual Team
5 42 (2.42%) User Experience
6 35 (2.02%) Self-Motivation
7 33 (1.90%) Algorithms
8 32 (1.84%) Data Centre
9 30 (1.73%) Taxonomies
10 28 (1.61%) NHS
11 27 (1.56%) CMDB
12 24 (1.38%) Public Cloud
13 17 (0.98%) Cloud Native
13 17 (0.98%) Greenfield Project
14 15 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
14 15 (0.86%) Reinsurance
15 10 (0.58%) Embedded Systems
15 10 (0.58%) SWIFT
16 9 (0.52%) Credit Risk
16 9 (0.52%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 81 (4.67%) Unix
2 31 (1.79%) Windows
3 28 (1.61%) Linux
4 10 (0.58%) OpenWrt
5 5 (0.29%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.23%) AIX
6 4 (0.23%) Android
6 4 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.12%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.12%) VME
7 2 (0.12%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.058%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 596 (34.33%) Business Intelligence
2 539 (31.05%) Agile Software Development
3 504 (29.03%) Analytics
4 384 (22.12%) ETL
5 320 (18.43%) Data Architecture
6 283 (16.30%) Migration
7 270 (15.55%) Data Analysis
8 252 (14.52%) Data Management
9 220 (12.67%) Data Governance
10 218 (12.56%) Problem-Solving
11 210 (12.10%) DevOps
12 200 (11.52%) Scrum
13 189 (10.89%) Logical Data Model
14 168 (9.68%) Data Integration
15 162 (9.33%) Data Migration
16 144 (8.29%) Visualisation
17 142 (8.18%) Master Data Management
18 140 (8.06%) Physical Data Model
19 139 (8.01%) Requirements Gathering
20 137 (7.89%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 732 (42.17%) SQL
2 311 (17.91%) Python
3 199 (11.46%) Java
4 107 (6.16%) PL/SQL
5 84 (4.84%) Scala
6 80 (4.61%) T-SQL
7 69 (3.97%) R
8 68 (3.92%) JavaScript
9 59 (3.40%) C
10 55 (3.17%) Shell Script
11 38 (2.19%) Perl
12 36 (2.07%) COBOL
13 33 (1.90%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 31 (1.79%) C#
15 26 (1.50%) Bash Shell
16 23 (1.32%) Apex Code
17 22 (1.27%) PowerShell
18 17 (0.98%) Java 8
19 11 (0.63%) SOQL
19 11 (0.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 183 (10.54%) Security Cleared
2 163 (9.39%) SC Cleared
3 88 (5.07%) Degree
4 20 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (0.86%) TOGAF Certification
6 11 (0.63%) ISEB
7 8 (0.46%) BPSS Clearance
7 8 (0.46%) DV Cleared
8 6 (0.35%) ISTQB
8 6 (0.35%) Master's Degree
8 6 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (0.35%) PhD
9 4 (0.23%) DBS Check
9 4 (0.23%) Postgraduate
10 3 (0.17%) MBA
11 2 (0.12%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.12%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.12%) MCAD
12 1 (0.058%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 247 (14.23%) Data Quality
2 62 (3.57%) QA
3 45 (2.59%) GDPR
4 16 (0.92%) IFRS
5 13 (0.75%) SLA
6 10 (0.58%) JTAG
7 6 (0.35%) PMO
8 5 (0.29%) CDISC
8 5 (0.29%) ISO 20022
9 3 (0.17%) Dublin Core
9 3 (0.17%) IFRS 9
9 3 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (0.12%) HL7
10 2 (0.12%) MiFID
10 2 (0.12%) OASIS TOSCA
10 2 (0.12%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.058%) FATCA
11 1 (0.058%) P3O
11 1 (0.058%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (1.79%) HDFS
2 25 (1.44%) Docker
3 9 (0.52%) Active Directory
4 6 (0.35%) Apache Flume
4 6 (0.35%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 4 (0.23%) ISA Server
5 4 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.058%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 31 (1.79%) Kubernetes
2 21 (1.21%) Puppet
3 12 (0.69%) Terraform
4 10 (0.58%) Ansible
5 7 (0.40%) Oozie
6 6 (0.35%) Tivoli
7 5 (0.29%) Hadoop YARN
7 5 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.23%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 4 (0.23%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (0.17%) Data Guard
9 3 (0.17%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.17%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (0.12%) Core Impact
10 2 (0.12%) Grafana
10 2 (0.12%) Kubeflow
11 1 (0.058%) HP ALM
11 1 (0.058%) Mesos
11 1 (0.058%) Prometheus
11 1 (0.058%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 247 (14.23%) Oracle
2 213 (12.27%) Microsoft
3 171 (9.85%) SAP
4 144 (8.29%) Databricks
5 106 (6.11%) Salesforce.com
6 59 (3.40%) Sparx
7 57 (3.28%) webMethods
8 56 (3.23%) Informatica
9 52 (3.00%) BEA
10 48 (2.76%) BiZZdesign
11 44 (2.53%) Remedy
11 44 (2.53%) Splunk
12 40 (2.30%) Google
12 40 (2.30%) MuleSoft
13 39 (2.25%) Pega
14 38 (2.19%) IBM
15 36 (2.07%) Talend
16 28 (1.61%) Cloudera
17 27 (1.56%) ServiceNow
18 17 (0.98%) Alteryx