Period
to 20 February 2020

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 6 months to 20 February 2020 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
6 months to
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 625 717 770
Rank change year-on-year +92 +53 -4
Contract jobs citing Star Schema 69 130 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.52% 0.64% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 112 73
England median daily rate £475 £452 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.09% -13.90% +16.67%
10th Percentile £368 £363 £364
90th Percentile £650 £575 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £454 £500
% change year-on-year +4.63% -9.20% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
England median hourly rate - - £42.50
UK median hourly rate - - £42.50

Star Schema is in the Databases and Business Intelligence 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 database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 13,345 20,394 20,349
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.45% 22.45% 21.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,937 14,177 14,334
England median daily rate £488 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.63% +8.57%
10th Percentile £323 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £635
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 227 228
England median hourly rate £31.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% - +34.90%
10th Percentile £14.20 £14.00 £15.25
90th Percentile £58.30 £56.53 £57.88
UK median hourly rate £31.00 £33.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% -4.35% +30.19%

Star Schema
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Star Schema as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 20 February 2020.

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 6 months to 20 February 2020. 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 +61 29 £475 -7.77% 9
Midlands +66 13 £400 -17.95% 2
South East +78 9 £475 +4.97% 2
East of England +46 9 £581 +55.00%
North of England +46 8 £360 -10.00%
East Midlands +41 7 - - 2
Yorkshire +56 6 £360 -20.00%
West Midlands +50 6 £400 -
North West +18 2 - -
Star Schema
UK

For the 6 months to 20 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Star Schema 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 Star Schema.

1 55 (79.71%) Data Warehouse
2 47 (68.12%) SQL
3 45 (65.22%) ETL
4 40 (57.97%) Business Intelligence
5 38 (55.07%) Data Modelling
6 35 (50.72%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (42.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 28 (40.58%) Oracle
9 27 (39.13%) SQL Server
10 25 (36.23%) Kimball Methodology
11 24 (34.78%) T-SQL
12 23 (33.33%) Azure
13 22 (31.88%) Microsoft
14 21 (30.43%) Analytics
14 21 (30.43%) Power BI
14 21 (30.43%) Power Platform
15 19 (27.54%) Finance
16 18 (26.09%) Scrum
17 15 (21.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 15 (21.74%) PL/SQL
18 12 (17.39%) Snowflake Schema
18 12 (17.39%) Oracle BI EE
18 12 (17.39%) Visualisation
18 12 (17.39%) Data Analysis
18 12 (17.39%) Performance Tuning
18 12 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
19 11 (15.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 11 (15.94%) Microsoft Excel
19 11 (15.94%) Informatica
20 10 (14.49%) XML

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 9 (13.04%) Apache Spark
2 3 (4.35%) ArcGIS
3 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (15.94%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Primavera
1 2 (2.90%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 23 (33.33%) Azure
2 21 (30.43%) Power Platform
3 10 (14.49%) AWS
4 5 (7.25%) Amazon EMR
4 5 (7.25%) Amazon S3
4 5 (7.25%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (4.35%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (2.90%) GCP
6 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Flow
6 2 (2.90%) Office 365
6 2 (2.90%) PowerApps
7 1 (1.45%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (79.71%) Data Warehouse
2 29 (42.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 27 (39.13%) SQL Server
4 21 (30.43%) Power BI
5 15 (21.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (17.39%) Oracle BI EE
6 12 (17.39%) Snowflake Schema
7 11 (15.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (13.04%) Oracle Database
9 8 (11.59%) Big Data
9 8 (11.59%) Relational Database
10 7 (10.14%) MySQL
10 7 (10.14%) OLAP
10 7 (10.14%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (10.14%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (8.70%) Amazon Redshift
11 6 (8.70%) Apache Hive
11 6 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (7.25%) Amazon Aurora
12 5 (7.25%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 6 (8.70%) ER Studio
1 6 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.25%) Jenkins
2 5 (7.25%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (4.35%) JIRA
4 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (27.54%) Finance
2 9 (13.04%) Pharmaceutical
3 8 (11.59%) Banking
4 3 (4.35%) Public Sector
5 2 (2.90%) Back Office
5 2 (2.90%) Legal
6 1 (1.45%) Marketing
6 1 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (66.67%) Developer
2 17 (24.64%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 9 (13.04%) Power BI Developer
4 8 (11.59%) SSAS Developer
5 7 (10.14%) Architect
5 7 (10.14%) SQL Developer
6 5 (7.25%) Analyst
6 5 (7.25%) Cognos Developer
6 5 (7.25%) Data Analyst
6 5 (7.25%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 5 (7.25%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) ETL Developer
6 5 (7.25%) Information Architect
7 4 (5.80%) Analytics Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Consultant
7 4 (5.80%) Data Architect
7 4 (5.80%) Informatica Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) DevOps Automation Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.49%) XML
2 5 (7.25%) JSON
3 4 (5.80%) SOAP
4 3 (4.35%) Swagger
5 2 (2.90%) MDX
6 1 (1.45%) MLlib
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.25%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.90%) Hedge funds
3 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.45%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.45%) NHS
4 1 (1.45%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (65.22%) ETL
2 40 (57.97%) Business Intelligence
3 38 (55.07%) Data Modelling
4 35 (50.72%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (36.23%) Kimball Methodology
6 21 (30.43%) Analytics
7 18 (26.09%) Scrum
8 12 (17.39%) Data Analysis
8 12 (17.39%) Performance Tuning
8 12 (17.39%) Visualisation
9 8 (11.59%) Decision-Making
9 8 (11.59%) DevOps
9 8 (11.59%) ETL Development
9 8 (11.59%) Process Improvement
10 7 (10.14%) Inmon Methodology
10 7 (10.14%) Regression Testing
10 7 (10.14%) System Testing
11 6 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (8.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (68.12%) SQL
2 24 (34.78%) T-SQL
3 15 (21.74%) PL/SQL
4 7 (10.14%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 7 (10.14%) Python
5 4 (5.80%) Java
5 4 (5.80%) R
6 1 (1.45%) C#
6 1 (1.45%) Scala
6 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (4.35%) Degree
2 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (5.80%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) Oozie
2 1 (1.45%) Control-M
Vendors
1 28 (40.58%) Oracle
2 22 (31.88%) Microsoft
3 11 (15.94%) Informatica
4 10 (14.49%) Tableau
5 7 (10.14%) Cognos
5 7 (10.14%) MicroStrategy
5 7 (10.14%) SAP
5 7 (10.14%) Talend
6 5 (7.25%) IDERA
7 3 (4.35%) IBM
7 3 (4.35%) Mapbox
7 3 (4.35%) Sparx
8 2 (2.90%) Cadence
8 2 (2.90%) Google
9 1 (1.45%) Adobe
9 1 (1.45%) BMC
9 1 (1.45%) Cloudera