Period
to 24 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for ETL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ETL over the 6 months to 24 September 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.

Extract, Transform and Load (ETL)
UK > England
6 months to
24 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 84 91 90
Rank change year-on-year +7 -1 +25
Contract jobs citing ETL 1,910 689 2,210
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 2.96% 2.67% 2.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.32% 3.04% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,313 460 1,565
10th Percentile £363 £338 £331
25th Percentile £425 £400 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £503 £465 £475
Median % change year-on-year +8.06% -2.11% +5.56%
75th Percentile £588 £588 £575
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £463 £474
% change year-on-year +8.11% -2.46% +5.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 5 9
10th Percentile £18.60 " £19.11
25th Percentile £23.75 £9.75 £20.31
Median hourly rate £27.73 £16.50 £27.94
Median % change year-on-year +68.06% -40.94% -20.17%
75th Percentile £46.38 £42.00 £37.50
90th Percentile £59.88 " £41.20
UK median hourly rate £27.00 £20.00 £31.47
% change year-on-year +35.00% -36.45% -10.09%

ETL 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 57,490 22,629 71,046
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 89.24% 87.55% 87.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 40,157 15,452 48,035
10th Percentile £315 £300 £300
25th Percentile £413 £390 £381
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £513 £480 £475
Median % change year-on-year +6.77% +1.05% +2.70%
75th Percentile £613 £588 £575
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,508 638 1,925
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £11.50
25th Percentile £14.50 £15.75 £14.33
Median hourly rate £24.29 £26.00 £22.93
Median % change year-on-year -6.60% +13.39% +16.10%
75th Percentile £48.75 £45.87 £46.50
90th Percentile £62.50 £55.00 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.00% +11.11% +16.07%

ETL
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for ETL in England

ETL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Daily rate trend for ETL in England

ETL
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing ETL in England over the 6 months to 24 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for ETL in England

ETL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Hourly rate trend for ETL in England

ETL
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing ETL in England over the 6 months to 24 September 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for ETL in England

ETL
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 ETL within the England region over the 6 months to 24 September 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 +22 1,019 £538 +13.16% 228
South East +11 268 £488 -1.27% 56
Midlands +12 184 £484 +25.00% 60
North of England -17 162 £475 +11.76% 80
West Midlands +16 132 £500 +25.00% 35
North West -29 80 £470 +9.68% 48
South West -9 67 £475 +2.70% 25
Yorkshire -6 62 £475 +13.77% 21
East Midlands -20 50 £413 +8.70% 25
East of England -67 40 £426 -10.32% 26
North East +7 25 £600 +6.67% 11
ETL
UK

For the 6 months to 24 September 2021, IT contractor jobs citing ETL 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 ETL.

1 1,238 (64.82%) SQL
2 700 (36.65%) Data Warehouse
3 648 (33.93%) Business Intelligence
4 578 (30.26%) Azure
5 555 (29.06%) Data Modelling
6 537 (28.12%) Python
7 508 (26.60%) Agile Software Development
8 484 (25.34%) Analytics
9 423 (22.15%) Social Skills
10 400 (20.94%) Migration
11 392 (20.52%) SQL Server
12 391 (20.47%) Finance
13 390 (20.42%) Oracle
14 376 (19.69%) Power Platform
15 369 (19.32%) AWS
16 361 (18.90%) Power BI
17 352 (18.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 284 (14.87%) Microsoft
19 277 (14.50%) DevOps
20 269 (14.08%) Big Data
21 259 (13.56%) Data Lake
22 252 (13.19%) Data Migration
23 237 (12.41%) Data Engineering
24 233 (12.20%) Java
25 222 (11.62%) Analytical Skills
26 216 (11.31%) Informatica
27 213 (11.15%) Hadoop
28 212 (11.10%) Data Integration
29 210 (10.99%) Data Quality
29 210 (10.99%) Data Pipeline

ETL
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
1 182 (9.53%) Apache Spark
2 75 (3.93%) Apache Airflow
3 70 (3.66%) SAS
4 57 (2.98%) Confluence
5 44 (2.30%) Apache
6 42 (2.20%) SharePoint
7 25 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
8 18 (0.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 11 (0.58%) Tomcat
10 10 (0.52%) Jupyter
10 10 (0.52%) WebLogic
11 9 (0.47%) JBoss
11 9 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
12 8 (0.42%) Luigi
13 5 (0.26%) IIS
14 4 (0.21%) Apache Pig
14 4 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (0.21%) Oracle Coherence
15 3 (0.16%) Apache Solr
15 3 (0.16%) Mule
Applications
1 114 (5.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
3 15 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (0.52%) PTC Creo
5 8 (0.42%) SPSS
5 8 (0.42%) Windchill
6 6 (0.31%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.10%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.052%) Figma
8 1 (0.052%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 38 (1.99%) Oracle EBS
2 17 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (0.73%) NetSuite
4 13 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
5 10 (0.52%) SAP S/4HANA
5 10 (0.52%) Teamcenter
6 9 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
7 7 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
7 7 (0.37%) Markit EDM
7 7 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
8 6 (0.31%) HFM
9 5 (0.26%) Adobe Campaign
9 5 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
10 3 (0.16%) Endur
10 3 (0.16%) Magento
10 3 (0.16%) Oracle Payroll
10 3 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 3 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 3 (0.16%) SAP R/3
10 3 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 578 (30.26%) Azure
2 376 (19.69%) Power Platform
3 369 (19.32%) AWS
4 206 (10.79%) Azure Data Factory
5 161 (8.43%) GCP
6 102 (5.34%) Amazon S3
7 92 (4.82%) Snowflake
8 87 (4.55%) Serverless
9 76 (3.98%) Azure Synapse Analytics
10 52 (2.72%) Azure Functions
11 41 (2.15%) GitHub
12 40 (2.09%) Azure Cosmos DB
13 38 (1.99%) SaaS
14 31 (1.62%) Amazon EC2
14 31 (1.62%) Azure Storage
14 31 (1.62%) Dynamics 365
15 29 (1.52%) PowerApps
16 28 (1.47%) AWS Lambda
17 27 (1.41%) Azure Service Bus
17 27 (1.41%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (0.52%) DNS
2 9 (0.47%) Firewall
2 9 (0.47%) HTTP
3 6 (0.31%) FTP
3 6 (0.31%) Internet
4 5 (0.26%) Kerberos
5 3 (0.16%) Extranet
6 2 (0.10%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.10%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (0.10%) SMTP
6 2 (0.10%) VPN
6 2 (0.10%) WAN
6 2 (0.10%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.052%) AMQP
7 1 (0.052%) IMAP
7 1 (0.052%) Multicast
7 1 (0.052%) NAS
7 1 (0.052%) Network Security
7 1 (0.052%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.052%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 700 (36.65%) Data Warehouse
2 392 (20.52%) SQL Server
3 361 (18.90%) Power BI
4 352 (18.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 269 (14.08%) Big Data
6 259 (13.56%) Data Lake
7 213 (11.15%) Hadoop
8 168 (8.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 165 (8.64%) Relational Database
10 161 (8.43%) Apache Hive
11 158 (8.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 138 (7.23%) Tableau
13 125 (6.54%) Azure SQL Database
14 109 (5.71%) Metadata
15 98 (5.13%) Oracle Database
16 94 (4.92%) PostgreSQL
17 90 (4.71%) MySQL
18 87 (4.55%) NoSQL
18 87 (4.55%) Pentaho
19 82 (4.29%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 140 (7.33%) Git (software)
2 130 (6.81%) JIRA
3 94 (4.92%) Jenkins
4 48 (2.51%) Visual Studio
5 40 (2.09%) Bitbucket
6 28 (1.47%) ERwin
7 24 (1.26%) GitLab
8 23 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
8 23 (1.20%) TeamCity
9 20 (1.05%) ER Studio
10 15 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 15 (0.79%) Subversion
11 13 (0.68%) Cucumber
12 12 (0.63%) Selenium
12 12 (0.63%) Toad
13 11 (0.58%) Eclipse
13 11 (0.58%) Octopus Deploy
13 11 (0.58%) Oracle APEX
14 8 (0.42%) Visual Studio Team System
15 7 (0.37%) SpecFlow
General
1 423 (22.15%) Social Skills
2 391 (20.47%) Finance
3 222 (11.62%) Analytical Skills
4 129 (6.75%) Banking
5 112 (5.86%) Public Sector
6 57 (2.98%) Marketing
7 50 (2.62%) Presentation Skills
8 42 (2.20%) Investment Banking
9 37 (1.94%) Retail
10 34 (1.78%) Telecoms
11 28 (1.47%) Manufacturing
12 22 (1.15%) Documentation Skills
12 22 (1.15%) Law
13 20 (1.05%) Electronics
14 16 (0.84%) Legal
15 13 (0.68%) Financial Institution
15 13 (0.68%) Publishing
16 12 (0.63%) Retail Banking
17 8 (0.42%) Corporate Banking
17 8 (0.42%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 553 (28.95%) Developer
2 442 (23.14%) Data Engineer
3 264 (13.82%) Analyst
4 175 (9.16%) Architect
5 150 (7.85%) Data Analyst
6 130 (6.81%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 112 (5.86%) SQL Developer
8 107 (5.60%) Data Architect
9 98 (5.13%) Consultant
10 83 (4.35%) Azure Engineer
11 77 (4.03%) ETL Developer
12 72 (3.77%) Senior Data Engineer
13 67 (3.51%) Business Analyst
14 57 (2.98%) Power BI Developer
15 44 (2.30%) SQL Analyst
16 42 (2.20%) Solutions Architect
17 40 (2.09%) Data Warehouse Developer
18 39 (2.04%) Data Modeller
18 39 (2.04%) Senior Developer
19 37 (1.94%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (6.13%) Kafka
2 92 (4.82%) PySpark
3 86 (4.50%) .NET
4 82 (4.29%) JSON
5 70 (3.66%) Web Services
5 70 (3.66%) XML
6 51 (2.67%) REST
7 48 (2.51%) SOAP
8 34 (1.78%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 32 (1.68%) Spring
10 31 (1.62%) RESTful
11 24 (1.26%) HTML
12 23 (1.20%) .NET Core
12 23 (1.20%) Middleware
13 22 (1.15%) AngularJS
13 22 (1.15%) Node.js
13 22 (1.15%) Pandas
14 21 (1.10%) MDX
15 19 (0.99%) ASP.NET
15 19 (0.99%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 72 (3.77%) Data Structures
2 44 (2.30%) Legacy Systems
3 43 (2.25%) NHS
4 39 (2.04%) Management Information System
5 28 (1.47%) Data Protection Act
6 27 (1.41%) Virtual Team
7 26 (1.36%) Algorithms
8 23 (1.20%) Cloud Native
9 22 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
9 22 (1.15%) Replication
10 20 (1.05%) Reference Data
11 18 (0.94%) User Experience
12 15 (0.79%) Credit Risk
13 13 (0.68%) Social Media
13 13 (0.68%) Taxonomies
14 12 (0.63%) Legacy Applications
14 12 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
15 11 (0.58%) Self-Motivation
16 10 (0.52%) Hybrid Cloud
17 9 (0.47%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 114 (5.97%) Linux
2 107 (5.60%) Unix
3 52 (2.72%) Windows
4 6 (0.31%) AIX
5 5 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.16%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.16%) VMS
7 2 (0.10%) CentOS
7 2 (0.10%) Debian
7 2 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.10%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.052%) Android
8 1 (0.052%) HPUX
8 1 (0.052%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.052%) Slackware
8 1 (0.052%) Solaris
8 1 (0.052%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 648 (33.93%) Business Intelligence
2 555 (29.06%) Data Modelling
3 508 (26.60%) Agile Software Development
4 484 (25.34%) Analytics
5 400 (20.94%) Migration
6 277 (14.50%) DevOps
7 252 (13.19%) Data Migration
8 237 (12.41%) Data Engineering
9 212 (11.10%) Data Integration
10 210 (10.99%) Data Pipeline
11 203 (10.63%) Scrum
12 196 (10.26%) Visualisation
13 176 (9.21%) Problem-Solving
14 173 (9.06%) Data Analysis
15 145 (7.59%) Data Architecture
16 137 (7.17%) Data Management
17 128 (6.70%) Data Analytics
18 115 (6.02%) Data Governance
19 112 (5.86%) Data Science
20 102 (5.34%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1,238 (64.82%) SQL
2 537 (28.12%) Python
3 233 (12.20%) Java
4 189 (9.90%) T-SQL
5 146 (7.64%) PL/SQL
6 138 (7.23%) Scala
7 101 (5.29%) C#
8 80 (4.19%) R
9 74 (3.87%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 64 (3.35%) JavaScript
11 57 (2.98%) Shell Script
12 40 (2.09%) PowerShell
12 40 (2.09%) VBA
13 38 (1.99%) HiveQL
14 23 (1.20%) Perl
15 22 (1.15%) C++
16 19 (0.99%) Bash Shell
17 14 (0.73%) Go
18 12 (0.63%) C
19 9 (0.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 144 (7.54%) Security Cleared
2 126 (6.60%) SC Cleared
3 87 (4.55%) Degree
4 23 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (0.58%) AWS Certification
5 11 (0.58%) ISTQB
6 8 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
6 8 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (0.42%) VCP6
7 7 (0.37%) ISEB
8 5 (0.26%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.26%) PhD
9 4 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.16%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.16%) Numerate Degree
10 3 (0.16%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.16%) PMP
11 1 (0.052%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.052%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 210 (10.99%) Data Quality
2 94 (4.92%) QA
3 20 (1.05%) GDPR
4 13 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (0.52%) PMO
6 9 (0.47%) Accessibility
7 8 (0.42%) SLA
8 5 (0.26%) EMIR
8 5 (0.26%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
9 4 (0.21%) IFRS
9 4 (0.21%) Solvency II
10 3 (0.16%) COREP
10 3 (0.16%) Dublin Core
10 3 (0.16%) FINREP
10 3 (0.16%) HL7
10 3 (0.16%) ITGC
11 2 (0.10%) ISO 20022
11 2 (0.10%) PSD2
12 1 (0.052%) NCSC
System Software
1 68 (3.56%) HDFS
2 67 (3.51%) Docker
3 24 (1.26%) Active Directory
4 11 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 4 (0.21%) Platform Symphony
7 2 (0.10%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.10%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.052%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.052%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 69 (3.61%) Kubernetes
2 51 (2.67%) Ansible
3 38 (1.99%) Terraform
4 27 (1.41%) Control-M
5 14 (0.73%) Kibana
6 11 (0.58%) Grafana
7 9 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (0.42%) Puppet
9 6 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
10 5 (0.26%) Hadoop YARN
11 4 (0.21%) Data Guard
11 4 (0.21%) logstash
11 4 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 3 (0.16%) HP ALM
12 3 (0.16%) HP Fortify
12 3 (0.16%) WebInspect
13 2 (0.10%) Docker Swarm
13 2 (0.10%) Kubeflow
13 2 (0.10%) Packer
13 2 (0.10%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 390 (20.42%) Oracle
2 284 (14.87%) Microsoft
3 216 (11.31%) Informatica
4 191 (10.00%) Databricks
5 125 (6.54%) Google
6 105 (5.50%) SAP
7 73 (3.82%) Talend
8 55 (2.88%) Salesforce.com
9 47 (2.46%) IBM
10 46 (2.41%) Cloudera
11 43 (2.25%) Ab Initio
12 40 (2.09%) Teradata
13 35 (1.83%) Alteryx
14 28 (1.47%) Cognos
15 23 (1.20%) MuleSoft
15 23 (1.20%) TIBCO
16 20 (1.05%) Adobe
17 14 (0.73%) MicroStrategy
18 13 (0.68%) Vertica
19 12 (0.63%) StreamSets