Period
to 16 October 2019

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 16 October 2019 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
16 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 261 297 288
Rank change year-on-year +36 -9 +44
Contract jobs citing Data Structures 87 84 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.63% 0.51% 0.55%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.10% 1.64% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 61 44
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.34% +2.81%
10th Percentile £381 £355 £324
90th Percentile £638 £550 £575
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +10.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 2
South East median hourly rate £61.25 £44.50 £54.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.64% -17.59% +354.74%
10th Percentile £43.13 £42.25 £50.50
90th Percentile £73.13 £46.75 £59.90
England median hourly rate £46.25 £40.85 £35.00
% change year-on-year +13.23% +16.70% +180.00%

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 4,152 5,134 4,765
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 29.92% 31.20% 29.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,403 3,033 2,721
South East median daily rate £431 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.41% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £219 £250 £213
90th Percentile £605 £588 £570
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 243 218 247
South East median hourly rate £34.00 £24.75 £19.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.37% +28.27% -12.79%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £82.50 £50.08 £47.50
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - -

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 16 October 2019.

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 16 October 2019.

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 16 October 2019. 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 +24 44 £438 -2.78% 6
Berkshire -5 29 £400 -15.83% 3
Hampshire +18 19 £427 +13.87% 8
Surrey +39 18 £485 +18.29% 3
Oxfordshire +36 9 £450 +5.88% 3
Buckinghamshire +15 6 £419 -4.29%
Kent - 2 £345 -
Data Structures
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 2019, 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 South East region with a requirement for Data Structures.

1 48 (55.17%) SQL
2 34 (39.08%) Oracle
3 30 (34.48%) SQL Server
3 30 (34.48%) Security Cleared
4 29 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 27 (31.03%) Linux
5 27 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (26.44%) Data Modelling
7 21 (24.14%) Relational Database
8 19 (21.84%) Azure
8 19 (21.84%) Degree
9 18 (20.69%) Test Automation
9 18 (20.69%) ETL
9 18 (20.69%) Java
10 17 (19.54%) Microsoft Office
10 17 (19.54%) .NET
10 17 (19.54%) Business Intelligence
10 17 (19.54%) Algorithms
10 17 (19.54%) Analytics
11 16 (18.39%) DevOps
11 16 (18.39%) Microsoft
11 16 (18.39%) C++
11 16 (18.39%) Integration Testing
11 16 (18.39%) Mathematics
12 15 (17.24%) Software Engineering
12 15 (17.24%) Data Integration
12 15 (17.24%) Problem-Solving
13 14 (16.09%) Data Analysis
13 14 (16.09%) Python
13 14 (16.09%) Migration

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 7 (8.05%) Apache
1 7 (8.05%) Tomcat
1 7 (8.05%) WebLogic
2 5 (5.75%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 17 (19.54%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (10.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (9.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (12.64%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (4.60%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (4.60%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 4 (4.60%) SAP HCM
3 3 (3.45%) Oracle Cash Management
3 3 (3.45%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (3.45%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (3.45%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (2.30%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (2.30%) Oracle iSupplier
5 1 (1.15%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (1.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.15%) Eloqua
5 1 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (21.84%) Azure
2 9 (10.34%) Power Platform
3 8 (9.20%) GCP
4 4 (4.60%) AWS
4 4 (4.60%) SuccessFactors
5 3 (3.45%) PaaS
6 2 (2.30%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (2.30%) Azure Stack
7 1 (1.15%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (1.15%) Office 365
7 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (34.48%) SQL Server
2 21 (24.14%) Relational Database
3 12 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (11.49%) Oracle Database
4 10 (11.49%) Oracle Database 12c
4 10 (11.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (10.34%) Oracle ODI
5 9 (10.34%) Power BI
6 8 (9.20%) NoSQL
7 6 (6.90%) Hadoop
7 6 (6.90%) OLAP
8 5 (5.75%) HDInsight
8 5 (5.75%) MS Access
8 5 (5.75%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (5.75%) Oracle OLAP
8 5 (5.75%) SSDT
9 3 (3.45%) Big Data
9 3 (3.45%) MongoDB
9 3 (3.45%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 3 (3.45%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (11.49%) Git (software)
1 10 (11.49%) Visual Studio Team System
2 8 (9.20%) Cucumber
2 8 (9.20%) Mocha
2 8 (9.20%) Selenium
2 8 (9.20%) SpecFlow
2 8 (9.20%) TeamCity
2 8 (9.20%) WebDriver
3 5 (5.75%) Oracle APEX
3 5 (5.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (2.30%) JIRA
4 2 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.30%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.15%) ERwin
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle Forms
General
1 12 (13.79%) Telecoms
2 10 (11.49%) Finance
3 7 (8.05%) Manufacturing
3 7 (8.05%) Marketing
4 5 (5.75%) Electronics
5 4 (4.60%) Billing
5 4 (4.60%) Public Sector
6 3 (3.45%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.15%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.15%) Arabic Language
7 1 (1.15%) Banking
7 1 (1.15%) Games
7 1 (1.15%) Law
7 1 (1.15%) Legal
7 1 (1.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (33.33%) Developer
2 13 (14.94%) Analyst
3 11 (12.64%) Consultant
4 9 (10.34%) Software Engineer
5 8 (9.20%) Functional Consultant
5 8 (9.20%) Scientific Software Engineer
5 8 (9.20%) Software Developer
5 8 (9.20%) SQL Developer
6 6 (6.90%) .NET Developer
6 6 (6.90%) Oracle Developer
7 5 (5.75%) Architect
7 5 (5.75%) C# Developer
7 5 (5.75%) Data Analyst
7 5 (5.75%) Data Architect
7 5 (5.75%) Database Developer
7 5 (5.75%) Designer
7 5 (5.75%) Insight Analyst
7 5 (5.75%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.75%) SQL Server Developer
8 4 (4.60%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (19.54%) .NET
2 13 (14.94%) Web Services
3 9 (10.34%) XSLT
4 8 (9.20%) .NET Core
4 8 (9.20%) HTML
4 8 (9.20%) REST
4 8 (9.20%) XML
5 7 (8.05%) Oracle Fusion
6 6 (6.90%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 5 (5.75%) JSON
7 5 (5.75%) Middleware
8 3 (3.45%) Java EE
8 3 (3.45%) JPA
8 3 (3.45%) Kafka
9 2 (2.30%) Backbone.js
9 2 (2.30%) OAuth
9 2 (2.30%) OAuth2
9 2 (2.30%) Spring
10 1 (1.15%) jQuery
10 1 (1.15%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.54%) Algorithms
2 12 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (9.20%) CMDB
4 7 (8.05%) Derivative
5 5 (5.75%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (4.60%) Smart Home
7 3 (3.45%) Life Science
7 3 (3.45%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.30%) Taxonomies
8 2 (2.30%) Virtual Team
9 1 (1.15%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (1.15%) Semantic Web
9 1 (1.15%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (31.03%) Linux
2 8 (9.20%) Oracle Linux
2 8 (9.20%) Windows
3 1 (1.15%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (26.44%) Data Modelling
3 18 (20.69%) ETL
3 18 (20.69%) Test Automation
4 17 (19.54%) Analytics
4 17 (19.54%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (18.39%) DevOps
5 16 (18.39%) Integration Testing
5 16 (18.39%) Mathematics
6 15 (17.24%) Data Integration
6 15 (17.24%) Problem-Solving
6 15 (17.24%) Software Engineering
7 14 (16.09%) Data Analysis
7 14 (16.09%) Migration
8 12 (13.79%) Data Science
8 12 (13.79%) Physics
8 12 (13.79%) SDLC
9 11 (12.64%) Incident Management
9 11 (12.64%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (11.49%) Complexity Analysis
Programming Languages
1 48 (55.17%) SQL
2 18 (20.69%) Java
3 16 (18.39%) C++
4 14 (16.09%) Python
5 13 (14.94%) C#
6 12 (13.79%) PL/SQL
7 11 (12.64%) JavaScript
8 8 (9.20%) Go
9 6 (6.90%) PowerShell
9 6 (6.90%) R
10 5 (5.75%) Korn
11 4 (4.60%) VB.NET
12 3 (3.45%) T-SQL
13 2 (2.30%) C
13 2 (2.30%) VB
14 1 (1.15%) Java 8
14 1 (1.15%) MATLAB
14 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (34.48%) Security Cleared
2 29 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 19 (21.84%) Degree
4 8 (9.20%) TOGAF Certification
5 7 (8.05%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (5.75%) HNC
7 4 (4.60%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (3.45%) DV Cleared
9 2 (2.30%) ISEB
9 2 (2.30%) ISTQB
10 1 (1.15%) BC Cleared
10 1 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.15%) PhD
10 1 (1.15%) PMI Certification
10 1 (1.15%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.49%) Data Quality
2 7 (8.05%) GDPR
3 6 (6.90%) QA
4 5 (5.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (2.30%) Dublin Core
6 1 (1.15%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (10.34%) Docker
2 4 (4.60%) HDFS
3 2 (2.30%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (10.34%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.45%) Data Guard
3 2 (2.30%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (2.30%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (2.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 34 (39.08%) Oracle
2 16 (18.39%) Microsoft
3 10 (11.49%) SAP
4 8 (9.20%) ComArch
4 8 (9.20%) Cypress Semiconductor
4 8 (9.20%) Google
4 8 (9.20%) Remedy
4 8 (9.20%) TIBCO
5 5 (5.75%) Minitab
5 5 (5.75%) Tableau
6 4 (4.60%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (4.60%) Workday
7 2 (2.30%) Informatica
8 1 (1.15%) Adobe
8 1 (1.15%) Ariba
8 1 (1.15%) Cognos
8 1 (1.15%) IBM
8 1 (1.15%) ServiceNow