Period
to 17 December 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Structures in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Structures over the 6 months to 17 December 2017 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 > South East
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 287 294 307
Rank change year-on-year +7 +13 -27
Contract jobs citing Data Structures 86 64 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.51% 0.40% 0.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.74% 1.34% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 44 48
South East median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £325 £313 £325
90th Percentile £575 £534 £581
England median daily rate £480 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +6.67% -10.00% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 6
South East median hourly rate £80.73 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +79.40% +5.88% -32.00%
England median hourly rate £37.50 £33.25 £21.25
% change year-on-year +12.78% +56.47% -31.89%

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 South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 4948 4763 5903
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 29.46% 29.62% 30.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2895 2728 3482
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +7.64%
10th Percentile £218 £216 £228
90th Percentile £570 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £429 £425
% change year-on-year +4.77% +1.06% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 269 321
South East median hourly rate £23.14 £21.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.19% +7.69% +18.18%
10th Percentile £10.69 £12.00 £11.38
90th Percentile £50.10 £49.50 £48.75
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £19.08
% change year-on-year +7.50% +4.82% +9.03%

Data Structures
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Structures in the South East

Data Structures
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Structures in the South East

Data Structures
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Structures in the South East over the 6 months to 17 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Structures in the South East

Data Structures
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Structures in the South East

Data Structures
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Structures in the South East over the 6 months to 17 December 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Data Structures in the South East

Data Structures
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 17 December 2017. 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
Thames Valley +6 55 £375 -13.54%
Berkshire +27 48 £375 -17.81%
Hampshire +9 14 £350 -17.65% 1
Surrey -14 11 £525 +40.00% 1
Oxfordshire -7 5 £550 +57.14%
Buckinghamshire -39 2 £331 -30.26%
Middlesex - 2 £505 -
Isle of Wight - 1 £157 -
Data Structures
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Structures 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 South East region with a requirement for Data Structures.

1 36 (41.86%) Data Modelling
2 29 (33.72%) SQL
3 24 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (26.74%) Migration
4 23 (26.74%) Data Migration
5 21 (24.42%) Data Analysis
6 18 (20.93%) Data Quality
7 17 (19.77%) User Experience
7 17 (19.77%) Business Analysis
8 16 (18.60%) ETL
9 15 (17.44%) Workflow
9 15 (17.44%) Finance
10 14 (16.28%) Data Management
10 14 (16.28%) SQL Server
11 12 (13.95%) Oracle
11 12 (13.95%) GDPR
12 11 (12.79%) Retail
12 11 (12.79%) DB2
12 11 (12.79%) Logical Data Model
13 10 (11.63%) Analytics
13 10 (11.63%) Hyperion Planning
13 10 (11.63%) SQL Server 2008
13 10 (11.63%) T-SQL
13 10 (11.63%) SAP
13 10 (11.63%) Hyperion
13 10 (11.63%) TDD
14 9 (10.47%) Validation
14 9 (10.47%) OO
14 9 (10.47%) Java
15 8 (9.30%) Web Services

Data Structures
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 4 (4.65%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.49%) Apache
2 3 (3.49%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (3.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (3.49%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.33%) Jupyter
4 1 (1.16%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (1.16%) InVision
1 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (11.63%) Hyperion Planning
2 6 (6.98%) SAP APO
2 6 (6.98%) SAP MDM
2 6 (6.98%) SAP MM
3 4 (4.65%) Markit EDM
4 2 (2.33%) NetSuite
4 2 (2.33%) SAP CO
4 2 (2.33%) SAP FI
4 2 (2.33%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.81%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (5.81%) SaaS
2 4 (4.65%) Amazon Glacier
2 4 (4.65%) Amazon S3
2 4 (4.65%) Boomi
3 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.33%) iPaaS
4 2 (2.33%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 2 (2.33%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 1 (1.16%) Force.com
5 1 (1.16%) Office 365
5 1 (1.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.65%) FTP
2 3 (3.49%) Internet
2 3 (3.49%) Intranet
2 3 (3.49%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (1.16%) DPNSS
3 1 (1.16%) Q.931
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.28%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.79%) DB2
3 10 (11.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (9.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (6.98%) SAP Data Services
6 5 (5.81%) MySQL
6 5 (5.81%) Power BI
6 5 (5.81%) Spotfire
7 4 (4.65%) GIS
7 4 (4.65%) SAP BW
8 3 (3.49%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (1.16%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.16%) FileMaker
9 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.16%) QlikView
9 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (5.81%) LSMW
2 3 (3.49%) Eclipse
2 3 (3.49%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.33%) WebStorm
4 1 (1.16%) JIRA
General
1 15 (17.44%) Finance
2 11 (12.79%) Retail
3 5 (5.81%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (5.81%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.33%) Billing
4 2 (2.33%) General Ledger
4 2 (2.33%) Marketing
5 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (30.23%) Analyst
2 22 (25.58%) Developer
3 19 (22.09%) Data Analyst
4 12 (13.95%) Architect
5 11 (12.79%) Consultant
6 10 (11.63%) Hyperion Consultant
6 10 (11.63%) Hyperion Planning Consultant
7 9 (10.47%) Data Modeller
8 8 (9.30%) SQL Analyst
9 7 (8.14%) SQL Data Analyst
10 5 (5.81%) Business Analyst
10 5 (5.81%) Project Manager
10 5 (5.81%) SAP Analyst
10 5 (5.81%) SAP Data Analyst
10 5 (5.81%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (4.65%) Data Architect
11 4 (4.65%) ETL Developer
11 4 (4.65%) GIS Developer
11 4 (4.65%) Python Developer
12 3 (3.49%) Information Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.30%) REST
1 8 (9.30%) Web Services
1 8 (9.30%) XML
2 5 (5.81%) JSON
2 5 (5.81%) RESTful
3 4 (4.65%) NumPy
3 4 (4.65%) Pandas
3 4 (4.65%) SciPy
4 3 (3.49%) .NET
4 3 (3.49%) AngularJS
4 3 (3.49%) Celery
4 3 (3.49%) EJB
4 3 (3.49%) Ionic Framework
4 3 (3.49%) J2EE
4 3 (3.49%) JPA
4 3 (3.49%) JSP
4 3 (3.49%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (3.49%) Servlets
4 3 (3.49%) Struts
4 3 (3.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.77%) User Experience
2 8 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.98%) AS400
4 5 (5.81%) Algorithms
4 5 (5.81%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.65%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.65%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (4.65%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (3.49%) iPad
6 3 (3.49%) iPhone
6 3 (3.49%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.16%) FMCG
7 1 (1.16%) NHS
7 1 (1.16%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.16%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.14%) Linux
2 6 (6.98%) Windows
3 5 (5.81%) Unix
4 3 (3.49%) Android
4 3 (3.49%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.49%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (41.86%) Data Modelling
2 24 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (26.74%) Data Migration
3 23 (26.74%) Migration
4 21 (24.42%) Data Analysis
5 17 (19.77%) Business Analysis
6 16 (18.60%) ETL
7 15 (17.44%) Workflow
8 14 (16.28%) Data Management
9 11 (12.79%) Logical Data Model
10 10 (11.63%) Analytics
10 10 (11.63%) TDD
11 9 (10.47%) OO
11 9 (10.47%) Validation
12 8 (9.30%) Demand Forecasting
12 8 (9.30%) GAP Analysis
12 8 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (8.14%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (8.14%) Data Conversion
13 7 (8.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (33.72%) SQL
2 10 (11.63%) T-SQL
3 9 (10.47%) Java
4 5 (5.81%) Python
5 4 (4.65%) C#
5 4 (4.65%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.49%) C
7 2 (2.33%) Apex Code
7 2 (2.33%) C++
7 2 (2.33%) MATLAB
7 2 (2.33%) VBScript
8 1 (1.16%) PHP
8 1 (1.16%) R
8 1 (1.16%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (3.49%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (2.33%) Degree
2 2 (2.33%) ISEB
2 2 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.16%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (20.93%) Data Quality
2 12 (13.95%) GDPR
3 6 (6.98%) GxP
3 6 (6.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (2.33%) QA
5 1 (1.16%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (1.16%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.16%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (13.95%) Oracle
2 10 (11.63%) Hyperion
2 10 (11.63%) SAP
3 8 (9.30%) IBM
3 8 (9.30%) JDA
3 8 (9.30%) Microsoft
4 7 (8.14%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (6.98%) Tableau
6 4 (4.65%) Dell
7 3 (3.49%) Apple
7 3 (3.49%) Cisco
7 3 (3.49%) Google
8 2 (2.33%) Jitterbit
8 2 (2.33%) Pardot
9 1 (1.16%) Adobe
9 1 (1.16%) Nortel
9 1 (1.16%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 1 (1.16%) Workday
9 1 (1.16%) Zend