Period
to 14 August 2018

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 14 August 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 > South East
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 292 290 356
Rank change year-on-year -2 +66 -28
Contract jobs citing Data Structures 99 77 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.59% 0.48% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.83% 1.58% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 41 30
South East median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% +3.23%
10th Percentile £355 £350 £294
90th Percentile £573 £555 £505
England median daily rate £500 £470 £438
% change year-on-year +6.38% +7.43% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 8
South East median hourly rate £44.50 - £35.00
10th Percentile £42.25 - £11.03
90th Percentile £46.75 - £37.50
England median hourly rate £32.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -6.43% - -

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 5,402 4,875 5,898
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.34% 30.54% 32.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,064 2,765 3,575
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £255 £227 £239
90th Percentile £588 £563 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 276 249 286
South East median hourly rate £30.50 £18.00 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +69.44% -22.58% +35.02%
10th Percentile £10.69 £11.25 £11.72
90th Percentile £51.13 £46.00 £51.13
England median hourly rate £21.90 £19.92 £20.00
% change year-on-year +9.95% -0.41% +8.11%

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 14 August 2018.

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
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 14 August 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
Thames Valley -9 38 £450 +20.00% 15
Surrey -15 32 £425 +1.49% 4
Berkshire -22 17 £475 +26.67% 5
East Sussex - 17 £450 - 1
Buckinghamshire +21 11 £450 +28.57% 3
Oxfordshire +1 10 £388 -21.32% 7
West Sussex -3 4 £450 +5.88% 1
Hampshire -19 2 £610 +103.33% 3
Middlesex +3 1 - -
Data Structures
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 South East region with a requirement for Data Structures.

1 42 (42.42%) SQL
2 41 (41.41%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (34.34%) Finance
4 22 (22.22%) Java
4 22 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 22 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 22 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 21 (21.21%) Data Quality
6 19 (19.19%) Analytics
7 18 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
8 17 (17.17%) Power BI
8 17 (17.17%) OO
8 17 (17.17%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (16.16%) Git (software)
9 16 (16.16%) Linux
9 16 (16.16%) JavaScript
9 16 (16.16%) Data Modelling
10 15 (15.15%) Scrum
10 15 (15.15%) DevOps
11 14 (14.14%) Algorithms
11 14 (14.14%) Migration
11 14 (14.14%) ETL
11 14 (14.14%) Test Automation
11 14 (14.14%) RESTful
12 13 (13.13%) C#
12 13 (13.13%) T-SQL
12 13 (13.13%) Oracle
12 13 (13.13%) Jenkins
13 12 (12.12%) MySQL
13 12 (12.12%) JIRA

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 (7.07%) Apache
2 6 (6.06%) CMS
3 4 (4.04%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.03%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.02%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.01%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (5.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.01%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (7.07%) SAP ERP
2 4 (4.04%) SAP APO
2 4 (4.04%) SAP MDM
2 4 (4.04%) SAP MM
3 3 (3.03%) Markit EDM
3 3 (3.03%) SAP EWM
3 3 (3.03%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.06%) Amazon S3
2 6 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.03%) Amazon Glacier
3 3 (3.03%) Amazon Kinesis
3 3 (3.03%) Boomi
4 2 (2.02%) GitHub
5 1 (1.01%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.01%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.03%) FTP
1 3 (3.03%) RFID
1 3 (3.03%) SMS
2 2 (2.02%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (1.01%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 17 (17.17%) Power BI
3 12 (12.12%) MySQL
4 9 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (9.09%) NoSQL
4 9 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 9 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (8.08%) Hadoop
6 7 (7.07%) Big Data
6 7 (7.07%) Looker
6 7 (7.07%) Qlik Sense
6 7 (7.07%) Sisense
7 6 (6.06%) Data Mining
7 6 (6.06%) MongoDB
8 5 (5.05%) Data Lake
8 5 (5.05%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (5.05%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (4.04%) SAP Data Services
9 4 (4.04%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (4.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (16.16%) Git (software)
2 13 (13.13%) Jenkins
3 12 (12.12%) JIRA
4 11 (11.11%) Subversion
5 7 (7.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (7.07%) Hudson
5 7 (7.07%) JUnit
5 7 (7.07%) TeamCity
6 6 (6.06%) Visual Studio
7 5 (5.05%) Selenium
8 3 (3.03%) Ant
8 3 (3.03%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.01%) Maven
General
1 34 (34.34%) Finance
2 7 (7.07%) Manufacturing
3 5 (5.05%) Banking
3 5 (5.05%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.02%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.01%) Advertising
5 1 (1.01%) Billing
5 1 (1.01%) Marketing
5 1 (1.01%) Retail
5 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (33.33%) Developer
2 17 (17.17%) Analyst
3 11 (11.11%) Consultant
4 8 (8.08%) Architect
5 7 (7.07%) Storage Engineer
6 6 (6.06%) Business Analyst
6 6 (6.06%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 6 (6.06%) Data Analyst
6 6 (6.06%) Report Writer
7 5 (5.05%) Angular Developer
7 5 (5.05%) Applications Developer
7 5 (5.05%) Cordova Developer
7 5 (5.05%) Data Architect
7 5 (5.05%) Java Developer
7 5 (5.05%) Java Engineer
7 5 (5.05%) SAP Analyst
7 5 (5.05%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.04%) Java Software Engineer
8 4 (4.04%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (4.04%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.14%) RESTful
2 10 (10.10%) jQuery
3 9 (9.09%) .NET
3 9 (9.09%) React
3 9 (9.09%) Web Services
3 9 (9.09%) XML
4 8 (8.08%) AngularJS
4 8 (8.08%) Apache Cordova
4 8 (8.08%) REST
4 8 (8.08%) Spring
4 8 (8.08%) Vue.js
5 7 (7.07%) Backbone.js
5 7 (7.07%) Node.js
6 6 (6.06%) HTML
6 6 (6.06%) Ionic Framework
6 6 (6.06%) SailPoint
6 6 (6.06%) Sass
7 5 (5.05%) JSON
7 5 (5.05%) SOAP
8 4 (4.04%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (14.14%) Algorithms
3 8 (8.08%) Data Centre
4 6 (6.06%) Computer Science
4 6 (6.06%) HP Storage
5 5 (5.05%) User Experience
6 4 (4.04%) AS400
6 4 (4.04%) Life Science
7 3 (3.03%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.03%) Virtual Team
7 3 (3.03%) Wiki
8 1 (1.01%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.01%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.16%) Linux
2 8 (8.08%) Android
2 8 (8.08%) Apple iOS
2 8 (8.08%) Windows
3 5 (5.05%) Unix
4 2 (2.02%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (41.41%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (19.19%) Analytics
4 17 (17.17%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (17.17%) OO
5 16 (16.16%) Data Modelling
6 15 (15.15%) DevOps
6 15 (15.15%) Scrum
7 14 (14.14%) ETL
7 14 (14.14%) Migration
7 14 (14.14%) Test Automation
8 11 (11.11%) ERP
9 10 (10.10%) OOP
9 10 (10.10%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (9.09%) Data Management
10 9 (9.09%) Data Migration
10 9 (9.09%) Mentoring
11 8 (8.08%) Android Development
11 8 (8.08%) Benchmarking
11 8 (8.08%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 42 (42.42%) SQL
2 22 (22.22%) Java
3 16 (16.16%) JavaScript
4 13 (13.13%) C#
4 13 (13.13%) T-SQL
5 11 (11.11%) Python
6 8 (8.08%) Objective-C
7 7 (7.07%) PL/SQL
8 6 (6.06%) C++
9 3 (3.03%) C
9 3 (3.03%) HiveQL
9 3 (3.03%) Scala
9 3 (3.03%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.03%) VB
10 2 (2.02%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 6 (6.06%) Degree
1 6 (6.06%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.05%) ISTQB
3 4 (4.04%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.01%) CISSP
4 1 (1.01%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (1.01%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.01%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.01%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.01%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (21.21%) Data Quality
2 8 (8.08%) QA
3 5 (5.05%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (3.03%) Docker
2 1 (1.01%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (4.04%) HP ALM
2 3 (3.03%) Kibana
2 3 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (2.02%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 22 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.13%) Oracle
3 10 (10.10%) HP
3 10 (10.10%) SAP
4 9 (9.09%) Tableau
5 8 (8.08%) EMC
5 8 (8.08%) Isilon
5 8 (8.08%) NetApp
6 7 (7.07%) Cloudera
7 4 (4.04%) JD Edwards
7 4 (4.04%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (3.03%) Dell
8 3 (3.03%) IBM
8 3 (3.03%) Splunk
8 3 (3.03%) Talend
9 1 (1.01%) Capita
9 1 (1.01%) Cognos
9 1 (1.01%) jBASE
9 1 (1.01%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.01%) SolarWinds