Period
to 25 September 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Structures in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Structures over the 6 months to 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Data Structures
England > North West
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 192 174 204
Rank change year-on-year -18 +30 +5
Contract jobs citing Data Structures 28 25 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.47% 0.43% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.58% 1.39% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 23
North West median daily rate £363 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.71% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £308 £338 £293
90th Percentile £400 £488 £450
England median daily rate £500 £475 £436
% change year-on-year +5.26% +9.04% -6.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
North West median hourly rate - £27.00 -
England median hourly rate £37.09 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +5.97% +40.00% -41.18%

Data Structures is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,769 1,802 2,405
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 29.72% 31.10% 33.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,017 1,081 1,489
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £225 £225 £250
90th Percentile £575 £563 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 94 108
North West median hourly rate £22.79 £22.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.59% +37.50% -4.99%
10th Percentile £12.03 £11.25 £11.33
90th Percentile £52.60 £55.00 £47.12
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +11.11%

Data Structures
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Data Structures as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Data Structures in the North West

Data Structures
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Structures in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Structures in the North West

Data Structures
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Structures in the North West over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Structures in the North West

Data Structures
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Structures in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Structures in the North West

Data Structures
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Structures within the North West region over the 6 months to 25 September 2018. 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
Merseyside +30 16 £363 -17.14% 2
Cheshire -15 7 £406 +3.17% 2
Manchester -26 4 £348 -22.78% 7
Lancashire - 1 - - 1
Data Structures
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Data Structures 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 North West region with a requirement for Data Structures.

1 14 (50.00%) SQL
2 12 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 10 (35.71%) Algorithms
4 9 (32.14%) Finance
4 9 (32.14%) Java
4 9 (32.14%) Python
4 9 (32.14%) Data Modelling
5 8 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (28.57%) OOP
5 8 (28.57%) ETL
5 8 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (28.57%) Data Architecture
5 8 (28.57%) Big Data
6 7 (25.00%) Relational Database
6 7 (25.00%) Power BI
6 7 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
6 7 (25.00%) QA
6 7 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (25.00%) SAP
7 6 (21.43%) SDET
8 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (17.86%) Analytics
8 5 (17.86%) Banking
9 4 (14.29%) Hadoop
9 4 (14.29%) Data Analytics
9 4 (14.29%) Dashboard Development
9 4 (14.29%) Data Strategy
9 4 (14.29%) Data Science
10 3 (10.71%) Self-Motivation

Data Structures
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 2 (7.14%) SAS
2 1 (3.57%) Confluence
2 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.57%) Fireworks
2 1 (3.57%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) GitHub
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.57%) npm
1 1 (3.57%) SaaS
1 1 (3.57%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 8 (28.57%) Big Data
2 8 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (25.00%) Power BI
3 7 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 4 (14.29%) Hadoop
5 3 (10.71%) QlikView
6 2 (7.14%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (7.14%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (3.57%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (3.57%) Data Mining
7 1 (3.57%) MySQL
7 1 (3.57%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
7 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (3.57%) Axure RP
1 1 (3.57%) Babel
1 1 (3.57%) Bitbucket
1 1 (3.57%) eggPlant
1 1 (3.57%) Grunt
1 1 (3.57%) gulp
1 1 (3.57%) JIRA
1 1 (3.57%) Karma Test Runner
1 1 (3.57%) Mocha
1 1 (3.57%) SonarQube
1 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.57%) webpack
General
1 9 (32.14%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Billing
4 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Developer
2 6 (21.43%) Data Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Python Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Java Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Junior
3 5 (17.86%) Junior Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Junior Java Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Junior Python Developer
4 3 (10.71%) SQL Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 2 (7.14%) ETL Developer
5 2 (7.14%) SAP Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) SAS Developer
5 2 (7.14%) SQL BI Developer
6 1 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) ERP Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior UX Designer
6 1 (3.57%) TM1 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) .NET
1 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
2 2 (7.14%) AngularJS
2 2 (7.14%) CSS
2 2 (7.14%) HTML
2 2 (7.14%) HTML5
2 2 (7.14%) jQuery
2 2 (7.14%) Node.js
2 2 (7.14%) React
2 2 (7.14%) REST
2 2 (7.14%) Sass
2 2 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (7.14%) Web Services
3 1 (3.57%) Angular 2
3 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (3.57%) Chai
3 1 (3.57%) Flask
3 1 (3.57%) LESS
3 1 (3.57%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Algorithms
2 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.71%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
4 2 (7.14%) Pricing Data
5 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Android
2 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Data Modelling
2 8 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (28.57%) Data Architecture
2 8 (28.57%) ETL
2 8 (28.57%) OOP
3 7 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
4 6 (21.43%) SDET
5 5 (17.86%) Analytics
6 4 (14.29%) Dashboard Development
6 4 (14.29%) Data Analytics
6 4 (14.29%) Data Science
6 4 (14.29%) Data Strategy
7 3 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (10.71%) Unit Testing
8 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (7.14%) Data Migration
8 2 (7.14%) Risk Analysis
8 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
8 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (7.14%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) SQL
2 9 (32.14%) Java
2 9 (32.14%) Python
3 3 (10.71%) C#
3 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.71%) T-SQL
4 2 (7.14%) SAS Macro
5 1 (3.57%) ES6
5 1 (3.57%) PHP
5 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.57%) VBA
5 1 (3.57%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (7.14%) Numerate Degree
2 2 (7.14%) SAS Certification
3 1 (3.57%) MCSA
3 1 (3.57%) MCSE
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.00%) SAP
3 3 (10.71%) Tableau
4 1 (3.57%) Adobe
4 1 (3.57%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.57%) Cognos
4 1 (3.57%) IBM
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle
4 1 (3.57%) Sage
4 1 (3.57%) Xamarin