The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Data Transformation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Transformation over the 3 months to 28 April 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.

Data Transformation
England / North West
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 156 139
Rank change year-on-year +38 -17  
Contract jobs citing Data Transformation 15 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.54% 0.25% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.30% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 11
Median daily rate £284 £650 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -56.30% +54.94%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £375
% change year-on-year - +20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.00 - £32.10

Data Transformation is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2294 3299 3083
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 81.96% 81.92% 79.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1398 2042 1688
Median daily rate £400 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.19% +4.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 95 148
Median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +1.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.18 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £47.91 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.20
% change year-on-year +2.77% +19.20%  

Data Transformation
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Data Transformation as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Data Transformation in the North West

Data Transformation
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 Transformation in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Transformation in the North West

Data Transformation
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 Transformation in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Transformation in the North West

Data Transformation
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 Transformation within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +20 13 £284 -56.30% 1
Cheshire +30 2 £339 - 3
Data Transformation
England

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Transformation 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 North West region with a requirement for Data Transformation.

1 17 (80.95%) SQL
1 17 (80.95%) ETL
2 15 (71.43%) Oracle
2 15 (71.43%) Finance
2 15 (71.43%) Data Cleansing
3 11 (52.38%) Python
4 10 (47.62%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (47.62%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (38.10%) ERP
6 6 (28.57%) Waterfall
6 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (28.57%) Migration
6 6 (28.57%) Data Migration
7 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (19.05%) SAP
9 3 (14.29%) XML
9 3 (14.29%) PL/SQL
9 3 (14.29%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (14.29%) BAPI
9 3 (14.29%) SAP HR
9 3 (14.29%) Data Structures
9 3 (14.29%) Data Mapping
9 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
9 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
9 3 (14.29%) LSMW
10 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (9.52%) Data Validation
10 2 (9.52%) MDX
10 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Data Transformation
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:

Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (14.29%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (47.62%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.76%) QlikView
3 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) LSMW
General
1 15 (71.43%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Developer
2 11 (52.38%) ETL Developer
3 8 (38.10%) Python Developer
4 6 (28.57%) Oracle Developer
4 6 (28.57%) Oracle ETL Developer
4 6 (28.57%) SQL Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Oracle Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Data Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Data Migration Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Data Migration Specialist
6 2 (9.52%) Migration Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Migration Specialist
6 2 (9.52%) SAP Data Migration Specialist
6 2 (9.52%) SSIS Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Applications Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Data Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 1 (4.76%) SSAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) BAPI
1 3 (14.29%) XML
2 2 (9.52%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (80.95%) ETL
2 15 (71.43%) Data Cleansing
3 10 (47.62%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (38.10%) ERP
5 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (28.57%) Data Migration
5 6 (28.57%) Migration
5 6 (28.57%) Waterfall
6 3 (14.29%) Data Mapping
7 2 (9.52%) Data Validation
7 2 (9.52%) Kimball Methodology
7 2 (9.52%) Validation
8 1 (4.76%) Analytics
8 1 (4.76%) Data Analytics
8 1 (4.76%) Data Conversion
8 1 (4.76%) Data Extraction
8 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
8 1 (4.76%) ETL Development
8 1 (4.76%) Scorecard
8 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) SQL
2 11 (52.38%) Python
3 3 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) Oracle
2 4 (19.05%) SAP
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft