Period
to 7 May 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 7 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.

Extract, Transform and Load (ETL)
UK > England
6 months to
7 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 85 76 98
Rank change year-on-year -9 +22 +12
Contract jobs citing ETL 1,264 1,344 2,162
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 2.83% 2.87% 2.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.23% 3.35% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 876 931 1,483
10th Percentile £359 £338 £331
25th Percentile £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £463
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% -0.54%
75th Percentile £588 £564 £556
90th Percentile £663 £643 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £464 £463
% change year-on-year +7.82% +0.27% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 14
10th Percentile £13.35 £20.75 £19.39
25th Percentile £16.51 £31.25 £19.62
Median hourly rate £24.75 £50.00 £20.86
Median % change year-on-year -50.50% +139.75% -62.08%
75th Percentile £39.75 " £42.19
90th Percentile £44.40 " £50.31
UK median hourly rate £26.00 £32.50 £27.93
% change year-on-year -20.00% +16.37% -49.22%

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 39,117 40,102 74,107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 87.52% 85.57% 87.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,934 26,977 50,344
10th Percentile £309 £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 £675 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £490 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +3.16% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,233 1,169 1,776
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.37 £11.53
25th Percentile £15.50 £15.85 £14.50
Median hourly rate £25.31 £21.50 £22.65
Median % change year-on-year +17.72% -5.08% +5.35%
75th Percentile £46.50 £45.00 £44.76
90th Percentile £58.71 £54.00 £51.25
UK median hourly rate £26.50 £22.00 £22.93
% change year-on-year +20.45% -4.06% +9.19%

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 7 May 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 7 May 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 7 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 -4 699 £502 +0.30% 138
South East -17 156 £505 +9.19% 25
North of England -4 107 £438 +6.06% 66
Midlands -16 82 £425 -3.52% 41
North West 0 67 £437 +9.13% 40
West Midlands -9 62 £430 -4.44% 31
South West +37 56 £515 +14.44% 11
Yorkshire +16 37 £438 +6.06% 22
East of England -17 35 £450 +5.88% 24
East Midlands -12 20 £400 - 10
North East +12 3 £450 -5.26% 4
ETL
UK

For the 6 months to 7 May 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.

1 721 (57.04%) SQL
2 444 (35.13%) Data Warehouse
3 439 (34.73%) Business Intelligence
4 406 (32.12%) Agile Software Development
5 369 (29.19%) Data Modelling
6 365 (28.88%) Python
7 340 (26.90%) Azure
8 308 (24.37%) Analytics
9 291 (23.02%) Social Skills
10 288 (22.78%) Migration
11 284 (22.47%) Finance
12 270 (21.36%) Oracle
13 260 (20.57%) AWS
14 247 (19.54%) SQL Server
15 236 (18.67%) Power Platform
16 231 (18.28%) Power BI
17 208 (16.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 199 (15.74%) Data Migration
19 198 (15.66%) Java
20 176 (13.92%) Big Data
21 169 (13.37%) Data Integration
22 165 (13.05%) Microsoft
23 162 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
24 154 (12.18%) Data Engineering
24 154 (12.18%) Data Pipeline
25 152 (12.03%) Visualisation
26 151 (11.95%) DevOps
27 143 (11.31%) Data Quality
28 141 (11.16%) Data Lake
29 140 (11.08%) Scrum

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
1 115 (9.10%) Apache Spark
2 47 (3.72%) Apache
3 41 (3.24%) Apache Airflow
4 32 (2.53%) SharePoint
5 30 (2.37%) SAS
6 27 (2.14%) Confluence
7 19 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
8 14 (1.11%) WebLogic
9 12 (0.95%) Oracle Coherence
9 12 (0.95%) Oracle Workflow
10 10 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (0.40%) Mule
12 4 (0.32%) Luigi
12 4 (0.32%) Oracle Application Server
13 3 (0.24%) Apache Pig
13 3 (0.24%) Apache Solr
14 2 (0.16%) Anypoint
14 2 (0.16%) Appian
14 2 (0.16%) ArcGIS
14 2 (0.16%) Jupyter
Applications
1 62 (4.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (1.74%) Spreadsheet
3 14 (1.11%) Microsoft Office
4 13 (1.03%) PTC Creo
4 13 (1.03%) Windchill
5 7 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.55%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.32%) SPSS
7 1 (0.079%) Figma
7 1 (0.079%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.079%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 15 (1.19%) Oracle Applications
2 13 (1.03%) NetSuite
2 13 (1.03%) Teamcenter
3 12 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
4 11 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (0.55%) Adobe Campaign
6 5 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.24%) Cerner Millennium
8 3 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
8 3 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (0.24%) SAP S/4HANA
9 2 (0.16%) Elite 3E
9 2 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.16%) Oracle Payroll
9 2 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.16%) SAP IS-U
9 2 (0.16%) SAP MDM
10 1 (0.079%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 1 (0.079%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 340 (26.90%) Azure
2 260 (20.57%) AWS
3 236 (18.67%) Power Platform
4 103 (8.15%) Azure Data Factory
4 103 (8.15%) GCP
5 90 (7.12%) Amazon S3
6 65 (5.14%) Serverless
7 49 (3.88%) Azure Synapse Analytics
8 41 (3.24%) AWS Lambda
9 26 (2.06%) Amazon EMR
10 22 (1.74%) SaaS
11 20 (1.58%) Google Analytics
12 18 (1.42%) Azure Cosmos DB
13 16 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
13 16 (1.27%) Azure Storage
13 16 (1.27%) GitHub
14 15 (1.19%) Dynamics 365
15 14 (1.11%) Azure Functions
16 13 (1.03%) AWS CloudFormation
17 12 (0.95%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 10 (0.79%) DNS
2 8 (0.63%) HTTP
2 8 (0.63%) SMTP
3 6 (0.47%) Firewall
3 6 (0.47%) Kerberos
3 6 (0.47%) SMS
4 5 (0.40%) DMARC
5 2 (0.16%) Extranet
5 2 (0.16%) FTP
5 2 (0.16%) Internet
5 2 (0.16%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.079%) LAN
6 1 (0.079%) Network Security
6 1 (0.079%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.079%) SSL
6 1 (0.079%) WAN
6 1 (0.079%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.079%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 444 (35.13%) Data Warehouse
2 247 (19.54%) SQL Server
3 231 (18.28%) Power BI
4 208 (16.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 176 (13.92%) Big Data
6 141 (11.16%) Data Lake
7 125 (9.89%) Hadoop
8 122 (9.65%) Relational Database
8 122 (9.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 92 (7.28%) Tableau
10 87 (6.88%) Apache Hive
11 86 (6.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 76 (6.01%) Amazon Redshift
13 73 (5.78%) Snowflake Schema
14 72 (5.70%) Oracle Database
15 68 (5.38%) Pentaho
16 65 (5.14%) PostgreSQL
17 63 (4.98%) NoSQL
18 60 (4.75%) Azure SQL Database
19 56 (4.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 88 (6.96%) Git (software)
2 81 (6.41%) JIRA
3 75 (5.93%) Jenkins
4 22 (1.74%) Bitbucket
5 21 (1.66%) Maven
6 20 (1.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 17 (1.34%) Cucumber
8 15 (1.19%) ER Studio
9 14 (1.11%) GitLab
10 13 (1.03%) ERwin
10 13 (1.03%) Oracle APEX
11 12 (0.95%) Selenium
12 11 (0.87%) Visual Studio
13 10 (0.79%) JUnit
14 9 (0.71%) Eclipse
14 9 (0.71%) TeamCity
15 8 (0.63%) Artifactory
15 8 (0.63%) Toad
16 7 (0.55%) Cypress.io
16 7 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 291 (23.02%) Social Skills
2 284 (22.47%) Finance
3 162 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
4 105 (8.31%) Banking
5 80 (6.33%) Public Sector
6 39 (3.09%) Investment Banking
7 37 (2.93%) Marketing
8 30 (2.37%) Manufacturing
9 27 (2.14%) Retail
10 26 (2.06%) Presentation Skills
11 23 (1.82%) Telecoms
12 14 (1.11%) Electronics
13 13 (1.03%) Influencing Skills
13 13 (1.03%) Law
14 11 (0.87%) Publishing
15 8 (0.63%) Front Office
16 6 (0.47%) Automotive
16 6 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
17 5 (0.40%) French Language
17 5 (0.40%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 331 (26.19%) Developer
2 274 (21.68%) Data Engineer
3 200 (15.82%) Analyst
4 141 (11.16%) Architect
5 114 (9.02%) Data Analyst
6 83 (6.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 78 (6.17%) Data Architect
8 64 (5.06%) SQL Developer
9 63 (4.98%) Consultant
10 57 (4.51%) ETL Developer
11 54 (4.27%) Business Analyst
12 46 (3.64%) AWS Engineer
13 40 (3.16%) SQL Analyst
14 39 (3.09%) Azure Engineer
15 38 (3.01%) Python Engineer
16 33 (2.61%) Solutions Architect
16 33 (2.61%) SQL Data Analyst
17 31 (2.45%) Python Developer
18 30 (2.37%) Business Intelligence Analyst
18 30 (2.37%) Data Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (5.78%) Kafka
2 58 (4.59%) XML
3 56 (4.43%) PySpark
4 53 (4.19%) SOAP
5 48 (3.80%) REST
6 45 (3.56%) JSON
7 41 (3.24%) Web Services
8 40 (3.16%) NumPy
9 38 (3.01%) RESTful
10 37 (2.93%) TensorFlow
11 33 (2.61%) .NET
12 30 (2.37%) Keras
13 27 (2.14%) Spring
14 25 (1.98%) SciPy
15 19 (1.50%) React
16 16 (1.27%) Node.js
17 14 (1.11%) Velocity
18 13 (1.03%) Oracle GoldenGate
18 13 (1.03%) scikit-learn
18 13 (1.03%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 75 (5.93%) Data Structures
2 29 (2.29%) Reference Data
3 28 (2.22%) Management Information System
4 20 (1.58%) Virtual Team
5 17 (1.34%) Reinsurance
6 16 (1.27%) Cloud Native
6 16 (1.27%) NHS
6 16 (1.27%) Self-Motivation
7 15 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (1.19%) Greenfield Project
8 14 (1.11%) Algorithms
8 14 (1.11%) User Experience
9 10 (0.79%) Analytical Mindset
9 10 (0.79%) Public Cloud
9 10 (0.79%) Tandem
10 8 (0.63%) Marketing Technology
10 8 (0.63%) Taxonomies
11 7 (0.55%) Data Centre
11 7 (0.55%) Hedge funds
12 6 (0.47%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 61 (4.83%) Linux
2 52 (4.11%) Unix
3 24 (1.90%) Windows
4 7 (0.55%) AIX
5 6 (0.47%) CentOS
5 6 (0.47%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (0.16%) VME
6 2 (0.16%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.16%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.079%) Android
7 1 (0.079%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.079%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 439 (34.73%) Business Intelligence
2 406 (32.12%) Agile Software Development
3 369 (29.19%) Data Modelling
4 308 (24.37%) Analytics
5 288 (22.78%) Migration
6 199 (15.74%) Data Migration
7 169 (13.37%) Data Integration
8 154 (12.18%) Data Engineering
8 154 (12.18%) Data Pipeline
9 152 (12.03%) Visualisation
10 151 (11.95%) DevOps
11 140 (11.08%) Scrum
12 123 (9.73%) Data Analysis
13 109 (8.62%) Problem-Solving
14 105 (8.31%) Data Management
15 102 (8.07%) Data Architecture
16 90 (7.12%) Data Analytics
16 90 (7.12%) Data Science
17 87 (6.88%) Data Governance
18 79 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 721 (57.04%) SQL
2 365 (28.88%) Python
3 198 (15.66%) Java
4 105 (8.31%) T-SQL
5 92 (7.28%) PL/SQL
6 79 (6.25%) Scala
7 60 (4.75%) R
8 38 (3.01%) C#
9 35 (2.77%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 35 (2.77%) JavaScript
10 25 (1.98%) PowerShell
11 22 (1.74%) Java 8
12 18 (1.42%) C++
13 14 (1.11%) C
13 14 (1.11%) Shell Script
14 11 (0.87%) VBA
15 10 (0.79%) Apex Code
15 10 (0.79%) Bash Shell
15 10 (0.79%) Perl
16 8 (0.63%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 132 (10.44%) Security Cleared
2 109 (8.62%) SC Cleared
3 66 (5.22%) Degree
4 27 (2.14%) PhD
5 19 (1.50%) DV Cleared
6 11 (0.87%) ISEB
7 10 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
8 9 (0.71%) ISTQB
9 7 (0.55%) AWS Certification
9 7 (0.55%) PMP
9 7 (0.55%) TOGAF Certification
10 5 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.40%) VCP6
11 4 (0.32%) Master's Degree
11 4 (0.32%) Postgraduate
12 3 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (0.24%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.16%) BPSS Clearance
13 2 (0.16%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 143 (11.31%) Data Quality
2 74 (5.85%) QA
3 19 (1.50%) GDPR
4 9 (0.71%) PMO
5 3 (0.24%) Dublin Core
5 3 (0.24%) GxP
5 3 (0.24%) IFRS
5 3 (0.24%) SLA
6 2 (0.16%) COREP
6 2 (0.16%) CRD IV
6 2 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.16%) NCSC
6 2 (0.16%) NIST
6 2 (0.16%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.079%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.079%) HL7
7 1 (0.079%) PSD2
7 1 (0.079%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 53 (4.19%) HDFS
2 44 (3.48%) Docker
3 15 (1.19%) Active Directory
4 11 (0.87%) Platform Symphony
5 7 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.32%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.16%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.079%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.079%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 43 (3.40%) Ansible
1 43 (3.40%) Terraform
2 36 (2.85%) Kubernetes
3 16 (1.27%) Puppet
4 13 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (0.87%) Control-M
6 9 (0.71%) Kibana
7 5 (0.40%) Red Hat Satellite
7 5 (0.40%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 3 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.16%) CloudHub
9 2 (0.16%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.16%) HP Fortify
9 2 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.16%) SCCM
9 2 (0.16%) WebInspect
10 1 (0.079%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.079%) Nagios
10 1 (0.079%) Oracle EDQ
10 1 (0.079%) Rancher
Vendors
1 270 (21.36%) Oracle
2 165 (13.05%) Microsoft
3 102 (8.07%) Databricks
3 102 (8.07%) Informatica
4 100 (7.91%) SAP
5 80 (6.33%) Google
6 62 (4.91%) Salesforce.com
7 57 (4.51%) Cloudera
8 52 (4.11%) Talend
9 35 (2.77%) IBM
10 21 (1.66%) VMware
11 19 (1.50%) MuleSoft
12 18 (1.42%) Teradata
13 14 (1.11%) Siemens
13 14 (1.11%) Splunk
14 13 (1.03%) Ab Initio
15 11 (0.87%) Workday
16 10 (0.79%) Adobe
16 10 (0.79%) Alteryx
17 9 (0.71%) Guidewire