Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 765 752 754
Rank change year-on-year -13 +2 -73
Contract jobs citing Star Schema 97 103 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.10% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.46% 0.47% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 76 68
England median daily rate £484 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +5.88% +11.84%
10th Percentile £350 £338 £313
90th Percentile £600 £577 £539
UK median daily rate £474 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.28% +5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
England median hourly rate £42.50 £27.50 £57.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.55% -52.38% -
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £27.50 £57.75
% change year-on-year +54.55% -52.38% -

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 20938 22027 24466
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 22.08% 22.58% 23.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 14493 14745 16282
England median daily rate £460 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.24% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £290 £275
90th Percentile £638 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.12% +1.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 324 390
England median hourly rate £32.00 £27.75 £27.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.32% +0.40% +12.82%
10th Percentile £14.54 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £56.75 £48.00 £52.17
UK median hourly rate £31.41 £28.00 £28.13
% change year-on-year +12.16% -0.44% +12.50%

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 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 -20 37 £490 -2.00% 8
South East +16 26 £525 +40.00%
North of England +51 22 £400 -
North West +31 14 £577 +15.40%
South West +1 12 £425 - 2
Yorkshire +18 7 £350 -6.67%
Midlands +31 2 - -
North East +63 1 - -
West Midlands +19 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Star Schema
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 57 (58.76%) SQL
1 57 (58.76%) ETL
2 55 (56.70%) Data Warehouse
3 37 (38.14%) Business Intelligence
4 28 (28.87%) SQL Server
4 28 (28.87%) XML
5 27 (27.84%) Data Analysis
5 27 (27.84%) Security Cleared
5 27 (27.84%) Kimball Methodology
6 26 (26.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 24 (24.74%) Oracle
7 24 (24.74%) Data Modelling
8 23 (23.71%) Microsoft Excel
8 23 (23.71%) PostgreSQL
9 22 (22.68%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (22.68%) Linux
9 22 (22.68%) Data Quality
10 21 (21.65%) Analytics
10 21 (21.65%) SAS
11 20 (20.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 19 (19.59%) Data Integration
12 19 (19.59%) REST
13 17 (17.53%) SC Cleared
13 17 (17.53%) Java
13 17 (17.53%) Scrum
14 16 (16.49%) Finance
14 16 (16.49%) ITIL
15 15 (15.46%) PL/SQL
15 15 (15.46%) Python
15 15 (15.46%) Performance Tuning

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 21 (21.65%) SAS
2 10 (10.31%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.06%) Confluence
3 2 (2.06%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.06%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 23 (23.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.06%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (2.06%) SPSS
3 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) HFM
1 2 (2.06%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.06%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.03%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.37%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (5.15%) Bluemix
2 5 (5.15%) GitHub
2 5 (5.15%) IBM Cloud
2 5 (5.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.03%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (56.70%) Data Warehouse
2 28 (28.87%) SQL Server
3 26 (26.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (23.71%) PostgreSQL
5 20 (20.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 15 (15.46%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 13 (13.40%) Big Data
7 13 (13.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (12.37%) OLAP
9 11 (11.34%) Oracle BI EE
10 10 (10.31%) Oracle ODI
10 10 (10.31%) Power BI
11 9 (9.28%) Oracle Database
11 9 (9.28%) Snowflake Schema
12 8 (8.25%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (7.22%) NoSQL
14 6 (6.19%) Apache Hive
14 6 (6.19%) Hadoop
14 6 (6.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 6 (6.19%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 5 (5.15%) Git (software)
1 5 (5.15%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.09%) JIRA
3 3 (3.09%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.06%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.03%) Toad
General
1 16 (16.49%) Finance
2 9 (9.28%) Marketing
3 8 (8.25%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.15%) Banking
4 5 (5.15%) Manufacturing
5 4 (4.12%) Electronics
6 2 (2.06%) Local Government
7 1 (1.03%) Billing
7 1 (1.03%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.03%) Law
7 1 (1.03%) Legal
7 1 (1.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (35.05%) Developer
2 23 (23.71%) Data Engineer
3 12 (12.37%) Architect
4 11 (11.34%) Data Architect
4 11 (11.34%) ETL Developer
4 11 (11.34%) Security Specialist
4 11 (11.34%) Senior Data Engineer
5 10 (10.31%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 10 (10.31%) Cloud Specialist
5 10 (10.31%) SSAS Developer
6 9 (9.28%) Consultant
6 9 (9.28%) SQL Developer
7 7 (7.22%) SSIS Developer
8 6 (6.19%) CISSP Specialist
9 5 (5.15%) Analyst
9 5 (5.15%) Big Data Engineer
9 5 (5.15%) Hadoop Engineer
9 5 (5.15%) Informatica Consultant
9 5 (5.15%) Integration Consultant
9 5 (5.15%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (28.87%) XML
2 19 (19.59%) REST
3 10 (10.31%) MDX
4 9 (9.28%) XSD
5 6 (6.19%) Kafka
6 5 (5.15%) PySpark
6 5 (5.15%) SOAP
6 5 (5.15%) Spark Streaming
6 5 (5.15%) Web Services
6 5 (5.15%) WSDL
7 4 (4.12%) D3.js
7 4 (4.12%) Hibernate
7 4 (4.12%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 4 (4.12%) Spring
7 4 (4.12%) XSLT
8 3 (3.09%) .NET
9 2 (2.06%) .NET Framework
9 2 (2.06%) ASP.NET
9 2 (2.06%) COM
10 1 (1.03%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.37%) CESG
1 12 (12.37%) Public Cloud
2 7 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.09%) Market Risk
4 2 (2.06%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.06%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.06%) NHS
4 2 (2.06%) Oracle Exalytics
4 2 (2.06%) User Experience
5 1 (1.03%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.03%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.03%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.03%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.03%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.03%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.03%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (22.68%) Linux
2 14 (14.43%) Windows
3 10 (10.31%) Unix
4 4 (4.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (58.76%) ETL
2 37 (38.14%) Business Intelligence
3 27 (27.84%) Data Analysis
3 27 (27.84%) Kimball Methodology
4 24 (24.74%) Data Modelling
5 22 (22.68%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (21.65%) Analytics
7 19 (19.59%) Data Integration
8 17 (17.53%) Scrum
9 16 (16.49%) ITIL
10 15 (15.46%) Performance Tuning
11 14 (14.43%) SQL Optimisation
11 14 (14.43%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (14.43%) Time Management
11 14 (14.43%) Validation
12 12 (12.37%) Dimensional Modelling
12 12 (12.37%) eTOM
12 12 (12.37%) ITSM
12 12 (12.37%) Service Design
12 12 (12.37%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (58.76%) SQL
2 17 (17.53%) Java
3 15 (15.46%) PL/SQL
3 15 (15.46%) Python
4 14 (14.43%) AWK
4 14 (14.43%) PowerShell
4 14 (14.43%) SAS Macro
4 14 (14.43%) sed
4 14 (14.43%) VBScript
5 9 (9.28%) Shell Script
6 8 (8.25%) R
6 8 (8.25%) T-SQL
7 5 (5.15%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 5 (5.15%) VBA
8 4 (4.12%) Scala
8 4 (4.12%) XPath
9 3 (3.09%) C#
9 3 (3.09%) Perl
10 1 (1.03%) ES6
10 1 (1.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 27 (27.84%) Security Cleared
2 17 (17.53%) SC Cleared
3 12 (12.37%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 12 (12.37%) CCSP
3 12 (12.37%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (12.37%) CISM
3 12 (12.37%) CISSP
4 10 (10.31%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (22.68%) Data Quality
2 12 (12.37%) COBIT
2 12 (12.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (10.31%) ISO 22301
4 2 (2.06%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.19%) Docker
2 5 (5.15%) Apache Flume
2 5 (5.15%) HDFS
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (5.15%) Ambari
1 5 (5.15%) Control-M
1 5 (5.15%) Hadoop YARN
1 5 (5.15%) Kubernetes
1 5 (5.15%) Oozie
2 4 (4.12%) Oracle EDQ
3 1 (1.03%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 24 (24.74%) Oracle
2 14 (14.43%) Greenplum
3 13 (13.40%) Microsoft
4 12 (12.37%) Tableau
5 8 (8.25%) Informatica
6 6 (6.19%) SAP
7 5 (5.15%) BMC
7 5 (5.15%) IBM
8 4 (4.12%) EnterpriseDB
8 4 (4.12%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.06%) Cognos
9 2 (2.06%) Hyperion
10 1 (1.03%) MicroStrategy