Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 180 173 197
Rank change year-on-year -7 +24 -18
Contract jobs citing Data Structures 28 27 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.48% 0.49% 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.55% 1.45% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 20 18
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £308 £286 £285
90th Percentile £488 £419 £583
England median daily rate £525 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +16.67% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £44.50 £26.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year +69.52% -25.00% +55.56%

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 1,802 1,865 2,577
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 30.77% 34.01% 33.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,061 1,102 1,533
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £254 £213 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 128 119
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £18.09 £18.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.56% -3.78% +13.18%
10th Percentile £12.33 £11.25 £11.29
90th Percentile £55.00 £50.10 £47.39
England median hourly rate £23.00 £19.58 £21.00
% change year-on-year +17.47% -6.76% +16.67%

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 21 June 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 21 June 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
Manchester -16 17 £360 -12.73% 10
Cheshire -12 7 £450 +20.00% 3
Merseyside - 3 £400 - 1
Lancashire -16 1 - -
Data Structures
England

For the 6 months to 21 June 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%) Data Analysis
2 13 (46.43%) Finance
3 11 (39.29%) QA
4 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (32.14%) Data Modelling
5 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
5 9 (32.14%) Web Services
6 8 (28.57%) Windows
6 8 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (28.57%) Android
6 8 (28.57%) Apple iOS
6 8 (28.57%) Xamarin
6 8 (28.57%) Mobile App
6 8 (28.57%) Android Development
6 8 (28.57%) iOS Development
6 8 (28.57%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (25.00%) SQL
8 6 (21.43%) .NET
8 6 (21.43%) C#
8 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET
8 6 (21.43%) XML
8 6 (21.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (21.43%) JIRA
8 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (21.43%) REST
9 5 (17.86%) Bitbucket
9 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (17.86%) SonarQube
9 5 (17.86%) XPath
9 5 (17.86%) JSON

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 3 (10.71%) Tomcat
2 2 (7.14%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.14%) SaaS
2 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.57%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) Big Data
2 3 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (10.71%) Power BI
2 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (7.14%) Hadoop
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.57%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (3.57%) Data Mining
4 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.57%) MySQL
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 6 (21.43%) JIRA
2 5 (17.86%) Bitbucket
2 5 (17.86%) SonarQube
2 5 (17.86%) Visual Studio
3 3 (10.71%) ReSharper
4 2 (7.14%) eggPlant
5 1 (3.57%) Ant
5 1 (3.57%) Hudson
5 1 (3.57%) Maven
5 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (46.43%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Banking
2 4 (14.29%) Law
3 3 (10.71%) Legal
4 2 (7.14%) Games
5 1 (3.57%) Billing
5 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Architect
2 6 (21.43%) Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Systems Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) TM1 Developer
5 3 (10.71%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Data Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) DBA
6 2 (7.14%) Designer
6 2 (7.14%) Development Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Java Architect
6 2 (7.14%) SAP Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) SQL DBA
7 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (3.57%) JIRA Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Oracle BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (32.14%) Web Services
2 6 (21.43%) .NET
2 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET
2 6 (21.43%) REST
2 6 (21.43%) XML
3 5 (17.86%) ADO.NET
3 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (17.86%) JSON
3 5 (17.86%) LINQ
3 5 (17.86%) WCF
3 5 (17.86%) XML Schema
3 5 (17.86%) XSLT
4 4 (14.29%) J2EE
5 3 (10.71%) CSS
5 3 (10.71%) HTML
5 3 (10.71%) HTML5
5 3 (10.71%) Middleware
5 3 (10.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (7.14%) AngularJS
6 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Mobile App
1 8 (28.57%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
4 2 (7.14%) Algorithms
5 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Android
1 8 (28.57%) Apple iOS
1 8 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (32.14%) Data Modelling
4 8 (28.57%) Android Development
4 8 (28.57%) iOS Development
4 8 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (17.86%) MVC
5 5 (17.86%) Waterfall
6 4 (14.29%) Analytics
6 4 (14.29%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
7 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (10.71%) DevOps
7 3 (10.71%) Dimensional Modelling
7 3 (10.71%) ETL
7 3 (10.71%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (10.71%) SOA
7 3 (10.71%) Test Automation
7 3 (10.71%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) SQL
2 6 (21.43%) C#
3 5 (17.86%) XPath
4 3 (10.71%) Java
4 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.57%) Python
6 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.57%) MCSA
2 1 (3.57%) MCSE
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.57%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (39.29%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Puppet
2 2 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Xamarin
2 4 (14.29%) Cognos
2 4 (14.29%) IBM
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.14%) Atlassian
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle
4 2 (7.14%) SAP