The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Star Schema skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Star Schema over the 3 months to 26 June 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.

Star Schema
UK / England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 558 556 590
Rank change year-on-year -2 +34  
Contract jobs citing Star Schema 31 67 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.072% 0.14% 0.090%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.32% 0.63% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 43 32
Median daily rate £488 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £620 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £413 £250
% change year-on-year -9.09% +65.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £57.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £57.75

Star Schema is in the database and business intelligence 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 database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 9659 10632 12047
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 22.38% 21.81% 23.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6373 7295 7984
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 171 176
Median hourly rate £31.00 £30.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.63% +17.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.33 £15.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.00 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +24.59% +17.30%  

Star Schema
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Star Schema as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for Star Schema in England

Star Schema
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Star Schema in England

Star Schema
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Star Schema in England over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Star Schema in England

Star Schema
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Star Schema in England

Star Schema
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 Star Schema within the England region over the 3 months to 26 June 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 -17 12 £494 -3.65% 2
South West +2 10 £500 -21.72% 2
North West +19 4 £550 +22.22% 1
Yorkshire +10 2 £375 -6.25% 1
North East +67 1 - -
South East +29 1 - - 3
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
Star Schema
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Star Schema 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 Star Schema.

1 46 (63.89%) Data Warehouse
2 44 (61.11%) ETL
2 44 (61.11%) Business Intelligence
3 40 (55.56%) SQL
4 34 (47.22%) Oracle
5 33 (45.83%) Data Modelling
6 31 (43.06%) Finance
7 27 (37.50%) Analytics
8 24 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 23 (31.94%) Dimensional Modelling
10 20 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (25.00%) Security Cleared
11 18 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
12 16 (22.22%) Oracle Database
12 16 (22.22%) Oracle BI EE
13 15 (20.83%) Data Analysis
14 14 (19.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 14 (19.44%) SC Cleared
15 13 (18.06%) Migration
16 11 (15.28%) Stakeholder Management
16 11 (15.28%) SAS
16 11 (15.28%) Marketing
17 10 (13.89%) Data Integration
17 10 (13.89%) Microsoft Excel
17 10 (13.89%) Oracle Reports
17 10 (13.89%) PL/SQL
17 10 (13.89%) XML
17 10 (13.89%) Banking
18 9 (12.50%) Scrum
18 9 (12.50%) Cognos

Star Schema
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 (15.28%) SAS
2 2 (2.78%) Confluence
3 1 (1.39%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.39%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (13.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (5.56%) SPSS
3 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (4.17%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 5 (6.94%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (4.17%) HFM
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.94%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.78%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) Internet
1 1 (1.39%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (63.89%) Data Warehouse
2 24 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 16 (22.22%) Oracle BI EE
3 16 (22.22%) Oracle Database
4 14 (19.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (13.89%) Oracle Reports
6 9 (12.50%) Oracle ODI
7 8 (11.11%) QlikView
7 8 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (9.72%) Oracle Database 12c
8 7 (9.72%) Relational Database
9 6 (8.33%) Amazon Redshift
9 6 (8.33%) DataStage
9 6 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (6.94%) Data Mart
10 5 (6.94%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (6.94%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 5 (6.94%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (6.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (6.94%) ERwin
2 4 (5.56%) JIRA
3 3 (4.17%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.17%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (4.17%) PowerBuilder
3 3 (4.17%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (4.17%) Toad
4 1 (1.39%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.39%) Subversion
4 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (43.06%) Finance
2 11 (15.28%) Marketing
3 10 (13.89%) Banking
4 6 (8.33%) Telecoms
5 5 (6.94%) Retail
6 4 (5.56%) Electronics
6 4 (5.56%) Legal
6 4 (5.56%) Manufacturing
7 3 (4.17%) Front Office
7 3 (4.17%) Investment Banking
7 3 (4.17%) Local Government
8 2 (2.78%) German Language
9 1 (1.39%) Billing
Job Titles
1 37 (51.39%) Developer
2 12 (16.67%) ETL Developer
3 11 (15.28%) Architect
3 11 (15.28%) Data Architect
4 9 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 7 (9.72%) Analyst
5 7 (9.72%) OBIEE Developer
6 6 (8.33%) Data Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 6 (8.33%) SQL Developer
7 5 (6.94%) Cloud Specialist
7 5 (6.94%) Security Specialist
7 5 (6.94%) SSIS Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Architect
8 4 (5.56%) Oracle Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Redshift Developer
8 4 (5.56%) SSAS Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Consultant
9 3 (4.17%) Senior Data Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.89%) XML
2 9 (12.50%) REST
3 5 (6.94%) MDX
4 4 (5.56%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 4 (5.56%) Web Services
4 4 (5.56%) WSDL
4 4 (5.56%) XSD
5 1 (1.39%) CSS
5 1 (1.39%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.94%) CESG
2 5 (6.94%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.94%) Public Cloud
3 3 (4.17%) Data Structures
3 3 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (4.17%) Oracle Exalytics
4 2 (2.78%) NHS
5 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.39%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.11%) Linux
2 5 (6.94%) Windows
3 4 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (61.11%) Business Intelligence
1 44 (61.11%) ETL
2 33 (45.83%) Data Modelling
3 27 (37.50%) Analytics
4 23 (31.94%) Dimensional Modelling
5 20 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
7 15 (20.83%) Data Analysis
8 13 (18.06%) Migration
9 11 (15.28%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (13.89%) Data Integration
11 9 (12.50%) Dashboard Development
11 9 (12.50%) Data Architecture
11 9 (12.50%) Scrum
12 8 (11.11%) Time Management
13 7 (9.72%) Data Migration
13 7 (9.72%) DevOps
13 7 (9.72%) ITIL
14 6 (8.33%) Data Management
14 6 (8.33%) SQL Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 40 (55.56%) SQL
2 10 (13.89%) PL/SQL
3 7 (9.72%) R
3 7 (9.72%) T-SQL
4 5 (6.94%) AWK
4 5 (6.94%) PowerShell
4 5 (6.94%) SAS Macro
4 5 (6.94%) sed
4 5 (6.94%) VBScript
5 4 (5.56%) Shell Script
6 3 (4.17%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.39%) C
7 1 (1.39%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (1.39%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.39%) Python
7 1 (1.39%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 18 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (19.44%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.94%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 5 (6.94%) CCSP
3 5 (6.94%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (6.94%) CISM
3 5 (6.94%) CISSP
3 5 (6.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.72%) Data Quality
2 5 (6.94%) COBIT
2 5 (6.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (5.56%) ISO 22301
4 2 (2.78%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 34 (47.22%) Oracle
2 9 (12.50%) Cognos
3 7 (9.72%) Informatica
3 7 (9.72%) Microsoft
4 6 (8.33%) MicroStrategy
5 5 (6.94%) Greenplum
5 5 (6.94%) IBM
5 5 (6.94%) SAP
5 5 (6.94%) Tableau
6 4 (5.56%) Hyperion
6 4 (5.56%) Teradata
7 3 (4.17%) Lavastorm
7 3 (4.17%) Talend
8 2 (2.78%) Google
9 1 (1.39%) Cloudera
9 1 (1.39%) Netezza
9 1 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
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