The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Data Transformation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Transformation over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 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 Transformation
UK / England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 464 475 483
Rank change year-on-year +11 +8  
Contract jobs citing Data Transformation 113 151 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.27% 0.30% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.37% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 102 91
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £342 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £718 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £450 £365
% change year-on-year -8.33% +23.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Median hourly rate - £25.00 £25.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -0.19%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £25.05

Data Transformation is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 34744 41185 38836
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 83.25% 82.92% 80.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 23057 27403 24454
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 869 998 1135
Median hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.77% +30.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.50 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Data Transformation
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Data Transformation as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Data Transformation in England

Data Transformation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Transformation in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Transformation in England

Data Transformation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Transformation in England over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Transformation in England

Data Transformation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Transformation in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Transformation in England

Data Transformation
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 Transformation within the England region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +32 55 £500 +5.26% 12
East of England +2 19 £450 - 1
North West +41 16 £284 -56.30% 2
South East +2 11 £450 +2.85% 1
West Midlands +7 6 £375 -16.66%
Yorkshire +2 3 £450 -34.54% 3
South West -14 2 £400 -7.51% 1
East Midlands -9 1 - - 1
Data Transformation
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Transformation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Data Transformation.

1 120 (48.98%) SQL
2 86 (35.10%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (34.69%) Data Modelling
4 82 (33.47%) Finance
5 75 (30.61%) ETL
6 74 (30.20%) Migration
7 71 (28.98%) Business Intelligence
8 68 (27.76%) Oracle
9 58 (23.67%) Data Migration
10 56 (22.86%) Data Quality
11 55 (22.45%) Java
12 52 (21.22%) Data Warehouse
13 46 (18.78%) Banking
14 43 (17.55%) Analytical Skills
15 42 (17.14%) Data Cleansing
16 39 (15.92%) Big Data
16 39 (15.92%) SQL Server
17 37 (15.10%) SDLC
18 36 (14.69%) Data Management
19 34 (13.88%) Scrum
20 33 (13.47%) Python
21 32 (13.06%) Microsoft
21 32 (13.06%) Degree
22 30 (12.24%) Validation
22 30 (12.24%) XML
23 29 (11.84%) Stakeholder Management
24 28 (11.43%) Investment Banking
25 27 (11.02%) SAP
26 26 (10.61%) Open Source
27 25 (10.20%) SQL Server Integration Services

Data Transformation
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 11 (4.49%) Apache Spark
2 6 (2.45%) Apache
3 5 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.63%) Gentran
4 4 (1.63%) JBoss
4 4 (1.63%) Mule
4 4 (1.63%) Mule ESB
4 4 (1.63%) SAS
4 4 (1.63%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.22%) Apache Pig
6 2 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.41%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.41%) IPython
7 1 (0.41%) Jupyter
Applications
1 21 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.63%) MS Office
3 3 (1.22%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.41%) SPSS
5 1 (0.41%) Stata
Business Applications
1 7 (2.86%) SAP HR
2 5 (2.04%) SAP ERP
3 3 (1.22%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.82%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.82%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.41%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.41%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.41%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.41%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.22%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (1.22%) Amazon Kinesis
4 2 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.82%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.41%) Amazon Glacier
5 1 (0.41%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.41%) Azure Machine Learning
5 1 (0.41%) BlueKai
5 1 (0.41%) FinancialForce.com
5 1 (0.41%) GitHub
5 1 (0.41%) IaaS
5 1 (0.41%) PaaS
5 1 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.45%) LAN
2 4 (1.63%) HTTP
2 4 (1.63%) HTTPS
2 4 (1.63%) SSH
3 2 (0.82%) Network Security
4 1 (0.41%) DSL
4 1 (0.41%) FTP
4 1 (0.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (21.22%) Data Warehouse
2 39 (15.92%) Big Data
2 39 (15.92%) SQL Server
3 25 (10.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (9.80%) Relational Database
5 22 (8.98%) QlikView
6 20 (8.16%) DB2
6 20 (8.16%) Hadoop
7 19 (7.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (5.31%) MySQL
9 12 (4.90%) NoSQL
10 11 (4.49%) Apache Hive
10 11 (4.49%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 11 (4.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (4.08%) BusinessObjects
12 9 (3.67%) Oracle Reports
13 8 (3.27%) DataStage
13 8 (3.27%) RDBMS
14 7 (2.86%) Oracle Database
14 7 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (6.94%) JIRA
2 14 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (4.90%) Visual Studio
4 7 (2.86%) LSMW
5 6 (2.45%) Eclipse
5 6 (2.45%) ERwin
6 5 (2.04%) Talend Open Studio
7 4 (1.63%) Git (software)
7 4 (1.63%) Jenkins
7 4 (1.63%) Maven
7 4 (1.63%) PowerDesigner
8 3 (1.22%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.22%) Zephyr
9 2 (0.82%) Toad
10 1 (0.41%) AccuRev
10 1 (0.41%) GoCD
10 1 (0.41%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.41%) WebStorm
General
1 82 (33.47%) Finance
2 46 (18.78%) Banking
3 28 (11.43%) Investment Banking
4 12 (4.90%) Marketing
4 12 (4.90%) Retail
5 6 (2.45%) Back Office
6 5 (2.04%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.63%) Law
8 3 (1.22%) Electronics
8 3 (1.22%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.22%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.82%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.82%) Legal
9 2 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.82%) Private Banking
9 2 (0.82%) Publishing
10 1 (0.41%) Advertising
10 1 (0.41%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.41%) Billing
10 1 (0.41%) Games
Job Titles
1 83 (33.88%) Developer
2 57 (23.27%) Analyst
3 31 (12.65%) Data Analyst
3 31 (12.65%) Java Developer
4 23 (9.39%) Architect
5 22 (8.98%) Senior Developer
6 21 (8.57%) ETL Developer
7 20 (8.16%) Agile Developer
7 20 (8.16%) Agile Java Developer
8 19 (7.76%) Senior Java Developer
9 18 (7.35%) Data Architect
9 18 (7.35%) Senior Agile Developer
9 18 (7.35%) Senior Agile Java Developer
10 17 (6.94%) Business Analyst
11 14 (5.71%) Consultant
11 14 (5.71%) Data Engineer
12 10 (4.08%) Project Manager
12 10 (4.08%) SQL Developer
13 9 (3.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 9 (3.67%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (12.24%) XML
2 25 (10.20%) Spring
3 20 (8.16%) Hibernate
4 16 (6.53%) .NET
4 16 (6.53%) J2SE
5 10 (4.08%) XML Messaging
6 9 (3.67%) Middleware
7 8 (3.27%) REST
7 8 (3.27%) SOAP
8 7 (2.86%) BAPI
9 6 (2.45%) Kafka
9 6 (2.45%) MFC
9 6 (2.45%) WCF
9 6 (2.45%) Web Services
10 5 (2.04%) Gherkin
10 5 (2.04%) MDX
11 4 (1.63%) EDI
11 4 (1.63%) Node.js
11 4 (1.63%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 4 (1.63%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 43 (17.55%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (8.98%) Data Structures
3 14 (5.71%) Computer Science
4 12 (4.90%) Replication
5 9 (3.67%) Management Information System
6 8 (3.27%) Client/Server
7 6 (2.45%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.63%) DataPower
8 4 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.63%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (1.63%) SWIFT
9 3 (1.22%) NHS
9 3 (1.22%) User Experience
10 2 (0.82%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.41%) Credit Risk
11 1 (0.41%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.41%) FMCG
11 1 (0.41%) Market Risk
11 1 (0.41%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 24 (9.80%) Linux
2 17 (6.94%) Windows
3 2 (0.82%) Unix
4 1 (0.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (35.10%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (34.69%) Data Modelling
3 75 (30.61%) ETL
4 74 (30.20%) Migration
5 71 (28.98%) Business Intelligence
6 58 (23.67%) Data Migration
7 42 (17.14%) Data Cleansing
8 37 (15.10%) SDLC
9 36 (14.69%) Data Management
10 34 (13.88%) Scrum
11 30 (12.24%) Validation
12 29 (11.84%) Stakeholder Management
13 26 (10.61%) Open Source
14 25 (10.20%) Analytics
15 24 (9.80%) Data Mapping
15 24 (9.80%) ERP
16 23 (9.39%) Workflow
17 22 (8.98%) Software Engineering
17 22 (8.98%) Technical Analysis
18 21 (8.57%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 120 (48.98%) SQL
2 55 (22.45%) Java
3 33 (13.47%) Python
4 18 (7.35%) C#
4 18 (7.35%) T-SQL
5 17 (6.94%) R
6 16 (6.53%) C++
7 9 (3.67%) PL/SQL
8 8 (3.27%) Scala
9 6 (2.45%) Groovy
9 6 (2.45%) VB.NET
10 5 (2.04%) JavaScript
10 5 (2.04%) VBScript
11 4 (1.63%) VBA
12 3 (1.22%) Ruby
13 2 (0.82%) VB
14 1 (0.41%) C
14 1 (0.41%) Perl
14 1 (0.41%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 32 (13.06%) Degree
2 23 (9.39%) Security Cleared
3 18 (7.35%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.86%) ISTQB
5 6 (2.45%) ISEB
6 3 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.22%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.41%) HND
8 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.41%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (22.86%) Data Quality
2 13 (5.31%) QA
3 4 (1.63%) ISO20022
3 4 (1.63%) SLA
4 3 (1.22%) IFRS
4 3 (1.22%) IFRS 9
4 3 (1.22%) MiFID
5 2 (0.82%) Basel II
5 2 (0.82%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.41%) EMIR
6 1 (0.41%) IAS 39
System Software
1 1 (0.41%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.41%) Apache Flume
1 1 (0.41%) Docker
1 1 (0.41%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (1.63%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.41%) Ansible
2 1 (0.41%) Oozie
2 1 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 68 (27.76%) Oracle
2 32 (13.06%) Microsoft
3 27 (11.02%) SAP
4 18 (7.35%) Teradata
5 15 (6.12%) Sybase
6 12 (4.90%) Netezza
7 10 (4.08%) Informatica
8 7 (2.86%) Cognos
9 6 (2.45%) IBM
9 6 (2.45%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (2.45%) Telerik
10 5 (2.04%) Jaspersoft
10 5 (2.04%) Talend
11 4 (1.63%) Apigee
11 4 (1.63%) IBM Sterling
11 4 (1.63%) MicroStrategy
11 4 (1.63%) Tableau
11 4 (1.63%) VMware
12 3 (1.22%) HP
12 3 (1.22%) JD Edwards
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