Period
to 23 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for Data Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Management over the 6 months to 23 April 2019 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 Management
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 78 54 80
Rank change year-on-year -24 +26 +11
Contract jobs citing Data Management 28 36 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.85% 2.78% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 3.28% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 20 7
Reading median daily rate £550 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.50% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £478 £359 £341
90th Percentile £626 £578 £663
Berkshire median daily rate £545 £400 £475
% change year-on-year +36.25% -15.79% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

Data Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,308 1,097 1,122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 86.34% 84.65% 81.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 767 680 565
Reading median daily rate £465 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.41% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £228
90th Percentile £625 £600 £550
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £417
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.92% +4.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 26 39
Reading median hourly rate £42.50 £16.75 £17.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +153.73% -5.26% -35.71%
10th Percentile £16.25 £11.25 £13.00
90th Percentile £56.75 £49.38 £57.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year +16.67% -1.64% -7.58%

Data Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Data Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Data Management in Reading

Data Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Management in Reading.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Management in Reading

Data Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Management in Reading over the 6 months to 23 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Management in Reading

Data Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Management in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 April 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Data Management 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 Reading region with a requirement for Data Management.

1 23 (82.14%) SQL
2 22 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 22 (78.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (78.57%) DevOps
3 21 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
4 20 (71.43%) Power BI
5 19 (67.86%) Data Lake
5 19 (67.86%) Visual Studio Team System
5 19 (67.86%) PowerShell
5 19 (67.86%) PaaS
5 19 (67.86%) Analytics
5 19 (67.86%) Visual Studio
5 19 (67.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (64.29%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (64.29%) Continuous Delivery
7 17 (60.71%) HDInsight
7 17 (60.71%) Test Automation
8 16 (57.14%) IaaS
9 14 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
9 14 (50.00%) Data-Driven Testing
9 14 (50.00%) Security Testing
9 14 (50.00%) Windows
10 13 (46.43%) Data Science
11 10 (35.71%) Scrum
12 5 (17.86%) ITIL
13 4 (14.29%) Data Quality
14 3 (10.71%) Product Management
14 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
14 3 (10.71%) User Experience

Data Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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%) Apache
1 2 (7.14%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (78.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (67.86%) PaaS
3 16 (57.14%) IaaS
4 2 (7.14%) Boomi
4 2 (7.14%) Data Lake Analytics
4 2 (7.14%) SaaS
5 1 (3.57%) Azure Data Factory
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (71.43%) Power BI
2 19 (67.86%) Data Lake
2 19 (67.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (60.71%) HDInsight
4 2 (7.14%) Big Data
5 1 (3.57%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (3.57%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (3.57%) GIS
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 19 (67.86%) Visual Studio
1 19 (67.86%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (10.71%) JIRA
3 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 2 (7.14%) Selenium
3 2 (7.14%) SonarQube
General
1 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (32.14%) Azure Engineer
3 7 (25.00%) Azure DevOps
3 7 (25.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Lead DevOps
5 2 (7.14%) Platform Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Product Owner
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Leader
6 1 (3.57%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Azure Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Power BI Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Product Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) JSON
1 2 (7.14%) XML
2 1 (3.57%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (10.71%) User Experience
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (78.57%) DevOps
2 21 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (67.86%) Analytics
5 18 (64.29%) Continuous Delivery
5 18 (64.29%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (60.71%) Test Automation
7 14 (50.00%) Data-Driven Testing
7 14 (50.00%) Security Testing
8 13 (46.43%) Data Science
9 10 (35.71%) Scrum
10 5 (17.86%) ITIL
11 3 (10.71%) Matrix Management
11 3 (10.71%) Product Management
12 2 (7.14%) Continuous Deployment
12 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (7.14%) DNA
12 2 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
12 2 (7.14%) Technical Leadership
12 2 (7.14%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (82.14%) SQL
2 19 (67.86%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.57%) C#
3 1 (3.57%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.57%) VB
3 1 (3.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) Data Quality
2 3 (10.71%) QA
System Software
1 14 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 22 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) BMC
2 3 (10.71%) Remedy
3 2 (7.14%) Dell
4 1 (3.57%) HP
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle