Period
to

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Metadata skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Metadata over the 6 months to 24 May 2022 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.

Metadata
England > London
6 months to
24 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 276 264 338
Rank change year-on-year -12 +74 +109
Contract jobs citing Metadata 347 223 95
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.90% 0.92% 0.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.33% 3.91% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 138 73
10th Percentile £323 £397 £319
25th Percentile £498 £475 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £575 £550
Median % change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% +10.00%
75th Percentile £738 £738 £625
90th Percentile £803 £788 £715
England median daily rate £550 £575 £550
% change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
10th Percentile £31.48 £22.27 -
25th Percentile £48.69 £24.68 £25.75
Median hourly rate £65.75 £32.58 £26.50
Median % change year-on-year +101.81% +22.94% -
75th Percentile £75.00 £44.35 £27.25
90th Percentile - £49.09 -
England median hourly rate £70.00 £32.08 £50.50
% change year-on-year +118.20% -36.48% +60.32%

Metadata 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 London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 8,019 5,708 4,888
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 20.76% 23.51% 24.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,916 4,026 3,564
10th Percentile £406 £375 £363
25th Percentile £488 £450 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £578 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £700 £638 £625
90th Percentile £788 £713 £703
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 37 28
10th Percentile £26.25 £11.60 £15.81
25th Percentile £27.71 £20.00 £19.55
Median hourly rate £51.50 £29.63 £25.00
Median % change year-on-year +73.84% +18.50% +2.04%
75th Percentile £70.63 £57.63 £34.69
90th Percentile £75.51 £65.60 £47.83
England median hourly rate £43.42 £24.25 £24.71
% change year-on-year +79.03% -1.86% -17.63%

Metadata
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Metadata as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Metadata in London

Metadata
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Metadata in London.

Daily rate trend for Metadata in London

Metadata
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Metadata in London over the 6 months to 24 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Metadata in London

Metadata
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Metadata in London.

Hourly rate trend for Metadata in London

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Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Metadata in London over the 6 months to 24 May 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for Metadata in London

Metadata
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Metadata within the London region over the 6 months to 24 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -20 34 £545 -7.19% 4
East London -6 3 £590 +96.67% 4
South London -21 1 £625 -
Metadata
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Metadata 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 London region with a requirement for Metadata.

1 184 (53.03%) Data Modelling
2 161 (46.40%) Social Skills
3 157 (45.24%) Metadata Management
4 110 (31.70%) SQL
5 104 (29.97%) Finance
6 101 (29.11%) Data Architecture
7 100 (28.82%) Data Quality
8 97 (27.95%) ETL
9 94 (27.09%) Data Governance
10 93 (26.80%) Agile
11 91 (26.22%) Data Analysis
12 85 (24.50%) Data Warehouse
13 82 (23.63%) Analytics
14 76 (21.90%) Data Management
15 74 (21.33%) Business Intelligence
16 67 (19.31%) AWS
17 66 (19.02%) Azure
18 63 (18.16%) Big Data
19 62 (17.87%) Data Integration
20 56 (16.14%) Analytical Skills
20 56 (16.14%) SAP
21 55 (15.85%) Data Lake
22 50 (14.41%) Microsoft
23 48 (13.83%) Apache Spark
23 48 (13.83%) Logical Data Model
23 48 (13.83%) Physical Data Model
23 48 (13.83%) Security Cleared
24 47 (13.54%) SC Cleared
25 42 (12.10%) SQL Server
25 42 (12.10%) Metadata Repository

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Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 48 (13.83%) Apache Spark
2 9 (2.59%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.31%) Moodle
3 8 (2.31%) SAS
4 6 (1.73%) Apache Airflow
5 5 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (1.15%) Luigi
7 3 (0.86%) Jupyter
8 2 (0.58%) Apache
8 2 (0.58%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.58%) Confluence
8 2 (0.58%) PowerExchange
8 2 (0.58%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.29%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.29%) CMS
9 1 (0.29%) Ethereum
9 1 (0.29%) Geth
9 1 (0.29%) Headless CMS
9 1 (0.29%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.29%) Umbraco
Applications
1 28 (8.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (3.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 11 (3.17%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (2.31%) Adobe After Effects
4 8 (2.31%) Adobe Captivate
4 8 (2.31%) Adobe Premiere
4 8 (2.31%) Camtasia
4 8 (2.31%) InDesign
4 8 (2.31%) Photoshop
4 8 (2.31%) Snagit
5 3 (0.86%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.29%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 10 (2.88%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 5 (1.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (1.15%) Oracle SCM
4 2 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.58%) Misys Midas
4 2 (0.58%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.29%) Avolution ABACUS
5 1 (0.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.29%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 67 (19.31%) AWS
2 66 (19.02%) Azure
3 40 (11.53%) Power Platform
4 25 (7.20%) Collibra
5 23 (6.63%) Amazon S3
6 20 (5.76%) Serverless
7 19 (5.48%) Azure Data Factory
8 17 (4.90%) Amazon EMR
9 14 (4.03%) AWS Lambda
10 11 (3.17%) Azure Synapse Analytics
11 8 (2.31%) GCP
11 8 (2.31%) Google Workspace
11 8 (2.31%) PowerApps
11 8 (2.31%) Snowflake
12 7 (2.02%) Alation
13 6 (1.73%) Microsoft 365
14 5 (1.44%) Azure Cosmos DB
14 5 (1.44%) Azure Functions
15 4 (1.15%) Amazon Neptune
15 4 (1.15%) Azure Storage
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.73%) FTP
1 6 (1.73%) HTTPS
1 6 (1.73%) Kerberos
2 2 (0.58%) Intranet
3 1 (0.29%) IPFS
3 1 (0.29%) IPsec
3 1 (0.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (24.50%) Data Warehouse
2 63 (18.16%) Big Data
3 55 (15.85%) Data Lake
4 42 (12.10%) Metadata Repository
4 42 (12.10%) SQL Server
5 41 (11.82%) Relational Database
6 32 (9.22%) Power BI
7 30 (8.65%) Pentaho
8 29 (8.36%) NoSQL
9 24 (6.92%) RDBMS
10 22 (6.34%) Hadoop
11 20 (5.76%) PostgreSQL
12 19 (5.48%) Amazon RDS
13 17 (4.90%) Amazon Redshift
13 17 (4.90%) Ataccama
14 16 (4.61%) Amazon Athena
15 14 (4.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 13 (3.75%) Azure SQL Database
17 11 (3.17%) QlikView
18 10 (2.88%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 36 (10.37%) ERwin
2 23 (6.63%) ER Studio
3 15 (4.32%) JIRA
4 14 (4.03%) Git (software)
5 13 (3.75%) PowerDesigner
6 12 (3.46%) kappa
7 7 (2.02%) Subversion
8 6 (1.73%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.58%) Visual Studio Code
9 2 (0.58%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.29%) Ant
10 1 (0.29%) PyCharm
10 1 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 161 (46.40%) Social Skills
2 104 (29.97%) Finance
3 56 (16.14%) Analytical Skills
4 42 (12.10%) Public Sector
5 35 (10.09%) Marketing
6 34 (9.80%) Banking
7 31 (8.93%) Manufacturing
8 27 (7.78%) Electronics
8 27 (7.78%) Telecoms
9 25 (7.20%) Presentation Skills
10 19 (5.48%) Publishing
11 17 (4.90%) Investment Banking
12 14 (4.03%) Legal
13 10 (2.88%) Financial Institution
14 9 (2.59%) Influencing Skills
15 6 (1.73%) Automotive
16 5 (1.44%) General Ledger
16 5 (1.44%) German Language
16 5 (1.44%) Inclusion and Diversity
17 4 (1.15%) Billing
Job Titles
1 105 (30.26%) Architect
2 86 (24.78%) Data Architect
3 63 (18.16%) Analyst
4 49 (14.12%) Data Modeller
5 42 (12.10%) Data Engineer
6 41 (11.82%) Developer
7 40 (11.53%) Data Analyst
8 26 (7.49%) Business Analyst
9 22 (6.34%) Solutions Architect
10 19 (5.48%) Consultant
11 15 (4.32%) Senior Data Engineer
12 11 (3.17%) Data Business Analyst
13 10 (2.88%) Finance Modeller
14 9 (2.59%) Alteryx Consultant
14 9 (2.59%) Enterprise Architect
14 9 (2.59%) Technical Analyst
14 9 (2.59%) Technical Business Analyst
15 8 (2.31%) Python Developer
15 8 (2.31%) Research Analyst
15 8 (2.31%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (11.53%) Kafka
2 13 (3.75%) HTML
3 9 (2.59%) React
4 7 (2.02%) AngularJS
4 7 (2.02%) NetworkX
4 7 (2.02%) REST
5 6 (1.73%) ADO
5 6 (1.73%) Django
5 6 (1.73%) RESTful
5 6 (1.73%) Spark Streaming
6 5 (1.44%) JSON
6 5 (1.44%) Open Graph
6 5 (1.44%) PySpark
6 5 (1.44%) Visualforce
6 5 (1.44%) XML
7 3 (0.86%) ARM Templates
7 3 (0.86%) GraphQL
7 3 (0.86%) NumPy
7 3 (0.86%) Pandas
7 3 (0.86%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 30 (8.65%) Management Information System
2 29 (8.36%) Reference Data
3 25 (7.20%) Taxonomies
4 20 (5.76%) Data Structures
5 15 (4.32%) Virtual Team
6 11 (3.17%) Algorithms
6 11 (3.17%) User Experience
7 8 (2.31%) Hedge funds
7 8 (2.31%) Learning Management System
7 8 (2.31%) SCORM
7 8 (2.31%) Video Editing
8 7 (2.02%) Clustering
8 7 (2.02%) Data Fabric
8 7 (2.02%) Renewable Energy
9 6 (1.73%) Legacy Systems
9 6 (1.73%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (1.44%) Credit Risk
10 5 (1.44%) Data Centre
11 4 (1.15%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (1.15%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.02%) Unix
2 5 (1.44%) Windows
3 1 (0.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (53.03%) Data Modelling
2 157 (45.24%) Metadata Management
3 101 (29.11%) Data Architecture
4 97 (27.95%) ETL
5 94 (27.09%) Data Governance
6 93 (26.80%) Agile
7 91 (26.22%) Data Analysis
8 82 (23.63%) Analytics
9 76 (21.90%) Data Management
10 74 (21.33%) Business Intelligence
11 62 (17.87%) Data Integration
12 48 (13.83%) Logical Data Model
12 48 (13.83%) Physical Data Model
13 41 (11.82%) Data Engineering
13 41 (11.82%) Problem-Solving
14 39 (11.24%) Reverse Engineering
15 38 (10.95%) Actionable Insight
16 37 (10.66%) Visualisation
17 35 (10.09%) DevOps
18 33 (9.51%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 110 (31.70%) SQL
2 33 (9.51%) Python
3 12 (3.46%) JavaScript
4 11 (3.17%) Scala
4 11 (3.17%) SPARQL
4 11 (3.17%) T-SQL
5 9 (2.59%) Java
6 8 (2.31%) R
7 7 (2.02%) Apex Code
7 7 (2.02%) VBA
8 4 (1.15%) C
9 3 (0.86%) SHACL
10 2 (0.58%) Groovy
10 2 (0.58%) SOQL
10 2 (0.58%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.29%) C++
11 1 (0.29%) PHP
11 1 (0.29%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.29%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 48 (13.83%) Security Cleared
2 47 (13.54%) SC Cleared
3 34 (9.80%) Degree
4 5 (1.44%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (1.44%) PMP
5 4 (1.15%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.58%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.29%) IBM Certification
7 1 (0.29%) ISEB
7 1 (0.29%) PgMP
7 1 (0.29%) PhD
7 1 (0.29%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.29%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (28.82%) Data Quality
2 17 (4.90%) GDPR
3 16 (4.61%) Accessibility
3 16 (4.61%) QA
4 11 (3.17%) SLA
5 5 (1.44%) COBIT
5 5 (1.44%) NIST
6 3 (0.86%) Dublin Core
6 3 (0.86%) ISO 20022
7 1 (0.29%) CDISC
7 1 (0.29%) LOINC
7 1 (0.29%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 7 (2.02%) Docker
1 7 (2.02%) HDFS
2 3 (0.86%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 12 (3.46%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.58%) Ansible
2 2 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.29%) Grafana
3 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.29%) Kibana
3 1 (0.29%) Prometheus
3 1 (0.29%) Puppet
3 1 (0.29%) Terraform
Vendors
1 56 (16.14%) SAP
2 50 (14.41%) Microsoft
3 38 (10.95%) Informatica
4 36 (10.37%) Oracle
5 32 (9.22%) Talend
6 31 (8.93%) Databricks
7 19 (5.48%) Remedy
8 18 (5.19%) Salesforce.com
9 13 (3.75%) Sparx
10 12 (3.46%) Alteryx
10 12 (3.46%) BiZZdesign
11 10 (2.88%) IBM
12 9 (2.59%) Adobe
13 8 (2.31%) Avid
13 8 (2.31%) Google
14 6 (1.73%) MuleSoft
14 6 (1.73%) ServiceNow
15 5 (1.44%) OneTrust
15 5 (1.44%) Teradata
16 3 (0.86%) Cognos